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HARRIS iS NO MORE. The Death Chair Embraced the Young Murderer at Sing Sing. Ho Proclaimed His Inno cence as He Took His Seat, And Died With a Courage Deserving of a Better Purpose. Death Came With the First Touch of the Fatal Current. . Sing Sing, N. V., May B.— lt was a peaceful, beautiful day, this day of Car iyle Harris' expiation; this day the law had fixed for inflicting a penalty meant to punish and to prevent murder, and to protect society from the murderer. And with this fcarf ijl vengeance but a short breath away, hit proclaimed his inno cence aud the injustice of the law's judgment. He (lied with a courage de serving of a betjtr purpose. Even when he had entered, into the very shadow of death, and counted his earthly career by his pulso beatji, he remained as mi shaken as the grlim, gray walls that shut him in from the.llfe and liberty he had loved so well anjd longed for to the last. He sought no spiritual consolation dur- /isr#f| /jJI: i L\ lkk i ■■//■#, _// S.\-. ' A V ' '///I /rx -IP __ii ing his last nights on earth, but devoted his working hours to another holy pur pose—writing d. last message to the broken-hearted I little mother, whoso farewell kiss wds still fresh on his lips. He slept lesp than usual this last night; but when the first red light of [lawn crept over the hill-tops to the east and kissed into cold beauty the towers and walls of his prison. The ('oj-ulomued Man .vallum tieringji his iron cot as quiet ly aifci calmly as} an infant on its moth er's breast. Guards moved' about with juiet tread, and voices were hushed as in the presence of death. The air of suffocation which one feels at a funeral filled the placl in spite of the clear spring day. At other electrocutions there have beenl indifference about the prison, but the dawn of Cariyle Harris' last day was observed by a quiet due to the appreciation' that he was no ordi nary culprit, but a man whose crime, trial and death will be historic. At 8 o'clock Harris ate a light break fast, lie was cool and collected, and appeared capable of going through the 1 i. . IX THE CHAIR. ordeal which awaited him. It was 12:10 p. m. when Warden Durston announced that everything was in readiness, and invited the witnesses down stairs. They were taken to one ot the offices and counted. Then the party filed solemnly down stairs to' the kitchen under the warden's house,. and out by a temporary passageway bujlt of pine boards to screen the witnesses from the outside public. This passageway led to the outer door of The Execution Chamber. It was 12:30 when the witnesses en tered .the room. While they seated themselves Electrician Davis attached the wires to the battery of lamps and turned on 1,700 rolls. He finished test ing the apparatus at 12:30 and an nounced that all was ready. Con naughton and t vo guards then went for Harris, lie wis awaiting the final summons in his cell. With him was Chaplain Weill- . Harris was ready in a moment and t le little procession was quickly formed. Screens had been placed in front! of the other cells, so v that the men who will soon meet Harris' fate did not see him as he went out with a guard on either side and the faithful chaplain following him. He looked slight and pale as he stepped Into the room. He paused an instant on the threshold aye} looked calmly over tho assembled witnesses. He waited sutireiy alone just behind Conuaughton ••__.•--■'. *2^*^^^f s ___^^_^^ r V^' and wavered for a moment, more from not knowing which way he was expect ed to go than from weakness. Con-, nausrhton pointed to the chair, and, without even a look of curiosity at the thing which was to end his career, he dropped in the seat. As he did so he began to talk in a low voice. He said: "1 have a word to say if the warden will permit." lie paused and repeated: "1 would like to say something if 1 have the warden's consent." Warden Durston stepped over to the chair and said: "What did you wish to say?" His Last Words. Harris then in a weak voice, as though each word cost him a powerful effort, said : "I have no further reservation to make. 1 desire to say that I am abso lutely innocent." Those were his last words. After ut tering them he seemed relieved and .settled back in the chair, to which his legs and arms had already been strapped by Eaton and Ford, the two guards. State Detective Jackson at tached the electrode to Harris' right leg, which was bared to the knee, a slit in the trousers having been made in ad vance. Eaton placed the helmet con taining the other electrode ou the head. Electrician Davis attached the wires to the two electrodes. All of this work was done quicker than tiie telling of it, and then the guards stepped back. Davis, who had gone to the switch board, said: "All ready." There was an Instant's pause, while every man in the room held his breath. Then Dr. Daniels raised his hand. A sharp click from the lever and the form in the chair straightened up until the straps creaked. It was just 12:40^ by the stop watch held by Dr. Merritt. A current of 1,700 volts passed through the body of Cariyle Harris. In two sec onds Davis threw the switch back so that only 150 volts were on. Dr. Dan iels still held his hand aloft, and one linger pointed above, as though to in dicate that the soul of the man in the chair had passed upward. Then his arm fell, and in just 55% seconds the current was shut off. Drs. Irvine and llabershaw immediately stepped for ward and Examined the Body, which had settled back limp in the chair. Dr. Irvine opened the coat an d vest and tore away the shirt over the heart. He applied the stethescope, and, after listening for neart beats, turned and shook his head. " This was two minutes after the first contact, and Dr. Daniels then invited the other physi cians to step forward and ex amine the body. Life was extinct, and it was plain to all who were present that death had come at the first touch of the current. The only sign of ani mation after the current was turned on was a slow movement of the little linger of the right hand, and that was evi dently due to muscular contraction, caused by the current and not by the volition of the subject in the chair. All the physicians present expressed them selves at satisfied that death had been instantaneous. When all had examined the body Dr. Daniels turned to the wit nesses and said: "That's all." The witnesses who had seen other electrocutions agreed that this was the most successful one yet; There was no sign of steaming at the uoints ot con tact, and aside from a purplish tinge appearing on the skin there was no change in the appearance of the body. As the witnesses passed out of the building one of the newspaper men fainted, and was carried out by friends. He recovered in a few minutes. Mrs. Harris viewed The Raising: of the Black Flag from the window of her room in a boarding house. When the ominous signal iloated on the soft breeze, she turned quietly away, resigned and calm, as she has been for the past few days. At 12:45 Allan Harris arrived at the prison, and Principal Keeper Con naughton escorted him to the room In which his brother lay. The witnesses were escorted to the warden's office when all was over, and each one signed the official statement required by law. Drs. Irvine and Daniels conducted the autopsy, which was Begun ten minutes after the electrocution was over. At 3 o'clock Undertaker Kipp, who carries on his business in the village of Sing Sing, drove up to the prison. He procured the prison physician's certifi cate of the cause of Harris' death, and then drove into the prison grounds through the southeasterly gate. In his wagon was a highly polished oak casket, which was carried into the death chamber, where the body of Harris, dressed in a dark suit of prison-made clothes, reposed upon a table. The body was placed in the casket. The undertaker refused to dis close the plans for the disposition of the body. The silver plate upon the cover of the casket contained this inscription: "Cariyle W. Harris, murdered May 8, 1893, aged twenty-three years seven months fifteen days. We would not if we had known. "THE JURY." HER ROY INNOCENT. The Mother of the Dead Boy Makes a Statement. SING Sing, May B.— There was a very impressive scene at the Ambler house in the afternoon when Mrs. Harris saw the reporters, it was a few minutes after 3 o'clock. This remarkable woman had endured not only the grief of a mother losing her firstborn, but had suffered the agony of having her son, whom she believed innocent, branded as a murderer and killed by the state, and yet she stood there calm and pas sive waiting for the score of newspaper meu to enter. Then facing them with dry eyes and a firm voice, she said: "It has been said that Cariyle Harris was guilty because he shed no tears when Helen Potts died. I shed no tears, and God knows I loved Cariyle Harris. My boy was innocent. You men who saw him die know that he went to the chair an innocent man. With his last words he declared his innocence, and yet he has been killed, lie has been judicially murdered. His last statement was to have been given to me as soon as he was dead, and 1 have not received it yet. Ido not think I shall ever see it, at least not as my boy wrote it. It was my boy's last wish that it be given out today, but 1 am powerless to carry it." Mrs. Harris then gave out a statement for publication, in part as follows: "Though an innocent boy has been judicially murdered. I can praise him for even this last ordeal. As soon as I saw my boy 1 felt he had grown spirit ually. He made no professions of con version, but very quietly told me he prayed to God, had asked His forgive ness, and (though not sure of immortal ity) trusted in God for the future. There was no confession of the crime for which he was charged— how could there be? He felt very deeply the disgrace his execution brought upon us, but I told him I thanked God 1 was Cariyle Harris' mother, and I could say, which few mothers can say, that , iv his twenty-three years of life he had ntt given me one unkind word, or ever disobeyed an expressed command. We agreed that God way must be best. A last word of thanks to the hundreds who have felt for and believed in Carl. 1 know no friend who has not proved himself Carl's friend. My last word would be a testimony to God's great ! goodness, in proving my boy's innocence i beyond a reasonable doubt, and in sus -1 taming us iv this hour of trial." ABLAZE WITH LIGHTS. Magnificent . Display Wit nessed at the World's Fair Last Night. The Grandest Electrical Il luminations Ever Seen in the Country. Thousands of Lights Cover the Mammoth White Structure. The Committee Wrestle for Four Hours With the Mv- Chicago, May B.— A magnificent dis play was witnessed by thousands of visitors to the fair tonight, when the whole electric force stored up within the grounds was turned on, making one of the grandest electrical illuminations ever seen in the country. Preparations had been going on for two or three days, and the culmination tonight revealed a scene as beautiful as a dream of fairy land. All the skill of science the crowning triumph of the electrical age united in portraying In the most glow ing phantasy the dainty beauty of the White City. Thousands of electric lights gleamed from almost every crev ice of the exterior of the Ad ministration, the agricultural, the electrical, the manufactures and the liberal arts buildings. The great white structures that front on the peristyle and grand basin stood out like palaces of marble, and the fig ures upon them were like things of life under the glare of the thousands of electric lights and the search lights on top of the various buildings. The elec trical fountains on all sides sparkled in myriads of colored lights that took the form of all that is beautiful in nature. Each of the electrical fountains re quire about 5,000,000 candle power, and the entire battery of machinery hall supplied it. There are 4,000 lights in the administration building, 1,000 on the agricultural, 8,000 on the electrical, 700 on the peristyle, 750 arc lights on the manufactures, 300 on the casino and music hall and 000 on machinery hall. The illumination began at 8 o'clock and last until 11 p. m. THE MUSIC MUDDLE. Several Witnesses Examined by the Investigating Committee. Chicago, May 8. — The Theodore Thomas investigating committee was in session four hours today. Several wit nesses were examined, among them be ing Dr. Peabody, who is in charge of the liberal arts and music; the chief harpist who could not play on any but a special make of harps, and for which, by the way, he was receiving a salary from the manufacturer; and a lady harpist. The latter testified that it did not make very much difference to her what make of harp she played upon. A majority of the experts so far examined by the investigating committee voice one idea, viz.: That any good musician can play on any good instrument, the manufact urer cutting no figure in the case what ever.' Several of the committee are greatly wrought up over the matter.and, as stated by one of the members late this evening, the whole question will be sifted to the bottom, and culpable per sons will be dealt with severely. The committee will be in session tomorrow afternoon. SHE HAD NO I' ADJOURNED. Phoebe Cousins Appears Before the National Commission. Chicago, May B.— Phcebe Cousins appeared before the world's fair national commission this afternoon, and, addressing President Palmer, said that she had come to present herself as a member of the commission. She based her claim on the decision of Judge Blodgett. The lady managers, by this decision, were a sub-committee of the national committee. A sine die ad journment had been unlawfully rushed through the board of lady managers, but she had not adjourned and wished, as a member of the national commission, to be recorded as present. Miss Cousins' petition was ordered referred to the judiciary committee. ISABELLA'S WILL. It Now Reposes in the Convent of La Rabida. Chicago, May 8. — There wa3 today/ removed from the vaults of the Audi torium hotel, to the Convent of La Rabida one of the most precious docu ments iv the world. It was the will executed and signed by Queen Isabella, of Spain. Since April 2(sth, when Special Commissioner Curtis placed the oackage in the hands of Clerk Kennedy, a constant watch has been placed upon the vault. "We breathed "freer today when they called for the will," said Mr. Kennedy. "Money could not replace the relic, and consequently it was guarded much more carefully than were the baes of money that I am sup posed to have there." SEB- First of the Conferences. Chicago, May B.— Beginning May 15, and continuing every day and evening thereafter until Oct. 16, the halls of the Memorial art palace, on the lake front, will be the theater in which all the topics pertaining to modern civilization will undergo discussion, and some of the brightest talkers and deepest think ers, not of this country alone, but of the world, will take part in them. The woman's congress will inaugurate the series of conferences, and will consume the entire week of May 15 in the con sideration of the subject "Womau's Progress." In Honor of the Duchess. Chicago, May B.— A brilliant recep tion was given this evening in honor of the Duchess do Veragua by Mrs. Charles B. Farwell and Mrs. Hobart Chatfield- Taylor, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Farwell. There were present over 600 guests, Including the ducal party, a large number of other distinguished foreigners in the city, and a limited number of Chicago's society people. . *r - _= ' ' Declare for an Open Sunday. Chicago, May B.— The city council tonight passed unanimously a resolu tion declaring for an open Sunday at the world's fair grounds, and, as repre sentatives of $5,000,000 stock in the ST. PAUL, MINN., TUESDAY MORNING, MAY .9, 1893. world's Columbian exposition, criticised the financial management which closes the gates one day out of seven. \ . The Infanta at Havana. Havana, May S.— The Infanta Eula lia arrived here at 5 o'clocK this after noon from Porto Rico. She was ac corded a splendid reception. . Washington Day Postponed. Chicago, May B.— Washington' state day, which was to have been May 17. has been postponed until some time in June, owing to the unfinished condition of the state buildimr. GONZALEa DEAD. An Ex-President of Mexico Gath- ered to His Fathers. City of Mexico, May B.— Gen. Manuel Gonzales, ex-president of this republic and governor of the state of Guanajuato, died this afternoon. He was born near Matamoras in Tamaulip as, in 1820. He was the possessor of great personal courage, which was largely instrumental iv securing him £ considerable following. His opportune appearance at Lomasde Tecoac was the principal feature in the campaign cul minating in the battle of Tuxtepec, in the revolution which brought Gen. Diaz into power. He was president from 18__0 to 1884. His wife and two sons survive him. He leaves an estate valued at $7, --000,000. _ LOCHREN IS ON DECK And Has Received a Hint of the Presidential Pension Policy. Senator Washburn Will Make One Junket Suffice Him. Special to the Globe. Washington. D. C, May B.— Judge Lochren, the new commissioner of pen sions, arrived this evening, and is now at the Arlington, where he will remain until fall, when lie will be joined by his family. He called at the White house this evening and had a lengthy confer ence with the president regarding the policy of the administration, about which, of course, he would say nothing. Judge Lochren will visit the bureau to morrow morning and take the oath of office. Asked as to his policy, he stated that he desired to confer with the president, the secretary of the interior and Senator Palmer, of the senate pensions commit tee, before coming to any decision as to the course he will pursue. During the evening the judge was called upon by Major Maginnis, of Montana; Senator Washburn and Col. W. 11. 11. Johnston, of Minnesota, and many others. , Senator Washburn arrived from Min nesota today and will go on to New York tomorrow after attending to some private matters, lie is a member of the committee on commerce and will make the trip to California later with that body. "He will see the chairman, Sena tor ilansom, of North Carolina, tomor row and learn the details of the trip. Senator Washburn is also a member of Senator Fellers committee to investi gate the causes of the depression of ag ricultural products, but he has decided to get along with one junket this sum mer and so will not join in the investi gations of the Kansas senator. From New York Senator Washburn will goto Hot Springs for two weeks. FOUGHT IN THE DARK. Two Mexicans Engage in a Bloody Duel Over a Girl. Fresnillo, Mex., May B.— A remark able duel that resulted in the death of one of the principals and the fatal wounding of the other was fought here Saturday between Jacobo Valdoz, a prominent and wealthy young mer chant, and Blutarce Margro, an attor ney. The cause of the quarrel was a love affair. Knives having blades three inches long were selected as the weapons. A ten-foot space was roped off, and the men went at each other at the call of time. They fought desper ately In the darkness for twenty min utes, when Margro fell, pierced to the heart with the Knife. Both men were horribly mutilated. Valdoz fainted from loss of blood, and was carried from the field of battle unconscious. His injuries will prove fatal. The sec onds have been arrested. Forged His Father's Name. Cincinnati, May B.— Herman Baer, son of a St. Louis millionaire, is under arrest here charged with forgery. Three months ago, he says, he forged his father name to checks amounting to between §1,000 and §2.000, and skipped, lie went to Chicago, where he wedded the daughter of a prominent railroad man. They came to Cincinnati two weeks ago. Baer's money has all been spent, and he now wants to go back to St. Louis. He thinks his father will forgive him, and take him and his wife in. Pleaded for Mercy. Brook Haven, Miss., May B.— The White Caps plead guilty and were sen tenced to two years in the peniten tiary. There was a most affecting scene in the court. The prisoners broke down completely and wept and begged the judge to show them as much mercy as he could. One wife of a White Capper held a small baby up to the judge, and begged him to spare her husband. The judge held the baby a moment and soothed its mother, but could not spare the father. The scene iv the court room was most affecting. Lizzie Borden Arraigned. New Bedford, Mass., May B.— Lizzie Andrew Borden, who has been an in mate of Taunton jail ever since August last, under indictment for the murder, on August 4, in Fall Hiver.ot her father, Andrew Jackson Borden, and her step mother, Abbie Durfee Borden, was ar raigned on three indictments this after noon in the superior court, now in ses sion in ths city. She pleaded not guilty. ___■_ LODGED THREE BULLETS In the Body of His Enemy— mill Accident. Special to the Globe. St. Cloud, Minn., May B.— Fran* Shebat, of St. Stephens, this county, was arrested . today upon a warrant for assault In the first degree. Yesterday, in a quarrel, he shot at John Schaubach three" times with a revolver. One bullet piei ____! the ear, another tho shoulder, and the third lodged in the neck of Schaubach. The latter, however, was able to appear in court and testify. Shebat was bound over to the grand jury and gave bonds for his appear ance- •'*-- *■ Hans Nelson and Ed O'Brien were badly injured today, by the'- falling of a derrick at the Bridgmau mill which was I used to hoist a smokestack. Nelson was. knocked senseless, and the extent of his", i injuries are not yet d_fiuiiely known.';' -CAUSED A GOMMOTION Politicians in Washington Dis > cuss the president's Re cent Order. Many Senators and Repre _ sentatives Indorse the Proclamation. Personal Presence of Appli cants for Office Is Not Necessary. The Rights of Citizens to File Applications Not Cut Off. Washington, May 8. -The presi dent's order closing the White house to office seekers formed the chief topic of conversation among the politicians to day. The expressions regarding it varied in character according to the condition of the speaker. Senators and representatives with large and active constituencies were inclined to favor the president's stand, for it relieved them of a great deal of pressure from importuning followers who needs must be presented to the president and their claims for office advocated. At the same time the proclamation is not taken to apply as a bar to senators and repre sentatives, nor to mean that they can not present themselves at the White house to discuss patronage with the president. The politicians say that the order will have the effect of making a close corporation of the patronage system by giving represent atives and senators th 3 sole right to talk with the president about appoint ments, and that the president will thus be debarred from hearing the voice of the people at large on the fitness of can didates put forward for appointment to office. In opposition to those opinions some arguments are advanced on the presi dent's side of the case. It is urged that he has borne with patience the personal solicitations of the people for two months; that as a matter of fact the personal presence of the applicants is seldom necessary. Papers and endorse ments are filed in the cases of offices for which The Majority of His Callers have been applicants, and action is taken upon the papers In the case alone. The president cannot remember even the names of those who seek personal interviews with him, to say nothing of the claims for preferment which they put' forward. There -are times, of course, when the president would like to meet certain . men who aro recom mended for appointment,, but in that ease he can send for them. It is argued that the denial of personal interviews does not cut off the right of citizens to make indorsements or ."put forward can didates. They may file all the papers they wish to, and when the question of filling a certain office comes up the claims ol each applicant will be given attention. Senator Vance, who called at the White house this morning for a moment, indorsed the president's new order. He said it would relieve the president and senators from a great deal of pressure upon them exerted by the ofticeseeKers, which.while it consumed valuablejtime. did not benefit the applicant, for per sonal Interviews rarely amounted to anything at a time like this when the president sees so many persons in the course of a day. It is stated on the best authority that the order of the president was decided upon at the cabi net meeting last Friday. The president said that he had now more important business which demanded his attention than he had during the entire four years of his previous administration. For these matters he had had no time to himself on account of the crowds of mien constantly demanding his time to importune him for positions. The time for human endurance had come to au end, and something had to be done. HALL MAKES A KILLING, And Lands Six Brand New Demo- cratic Postmasters. Special to the Globe. . .Washington. D. C. May 8.-The comptroller of the currency has ap proved the following reserve agents for Minnesota banks: Hanover National, New York, for First National, East Grand Forks; Merchants' National, St. Paul, for German-American. St. Cloud; Chase National for First National, St. Peter. S3 The civil service commission has com pleted arrangements for the classifica tion of the postoffices at Sioux Falls, Fargo, and Madison, Vis. , Congressman Hall made a killing at the postoffice department today, secur ing six appointments. F. W. Booth, the well known McLeod county Democrat, becomes postmaster at Brownton; W. C. Keefe, at Birch Cooley, Renville county; A. P. Melquist, at East Union, Carver county; T. B. Devitt, Rose mount, Dakota county; M. Halvorsen, Wanamingo, Goodhue, aud Hon. W. H. Hamlin, at Pine Island, Goodhue. Mr. Hamlin was the Democratic candidate for the lower house of thu legislature in his district last fall, and came within a few votes of winning the seat. Editor W. 11. Makee was made postmaster at Dunseith, N. D. PARK PRIVILEGES. Secretary Smith Hears the Differ * ent Yellowstone Companies. Wasiiixgtox, May 8. — Secretary Hoke Smith today gave a hearing to all the parties interested in hotel transpor tation privileges in tho Yellowstone Na tional park. There . were represented the Yellowstone Park association, the Yellowstone Lake Boat company, and Messrs. Wakefield and Wiley, who are applicants for the transportation priv ileges. The most important question under discussion was the custom of the Northern Pacific Railroad company to 'issue tickets bearing coupons good only at certain . specified hotels and on one transportation line, thereby giving them 'a monopoly of the railroad business. These and severaTother questions have j given rise to many complications which Secretary Smith desires to adjust at once, hence his notice to all interested parlies to appear today. It is under stood that a decision covering the whole master will soon be reached. i ■'- The Gold Situation. Wasiiixgtox, May The gold situ ation remains about the same, and gives little or no concern to the officials of the treasury department. They feel ab solute confidence in the ability of the administration to handle the question without alarm to the country or detri ment to the public credit of the United States. Secretary Carlisle was quoted as saving that the situation was entirely satisfactory; that he had assurances that the New York banks would aid the department if the necessity arose, but that he did not believe that such a course would be necessary. Ward Lamon Dead. Washington, May B.— .News has been received here of the death at Mar tiusburg, W. Va., of Col. Ward H. La mon a few minutes before midnight last night. Col. Lamon was President Lin coln's private secretary and enjoyed the most confidential relations with the martyred president. He continued to live in Washington long after President Lincoln's death and here he wrote the greater portion of his "Life of Lincoln." Col. Lamon removed to Martinsburg some years since. Davis One of the Chosen. Washington, May B.— Senator Faulk- ner. chairman of the committee on ter ritories, selected, in addition to himself, Senators Hill, Piatt, Bate and Davis as the sub-committee to investigate terri tories now seeking admission to the Union. Senators Bate and Davis can not go, but the remainder of the com mittee, accompanied by Assistant Ser geant-at-Arms Beade, will start from Chicago June 10 and be gone about live weeks. Before the Supreme Court. Washington, May The reports of the proceedings in the federal courts in New York, in what are known as the Chinese exclusion cases, were filed to day In the supreme court by T. Kiordan, of San Francisco, counsel for the Six Companies. A decision in the case Is expected next Monday. Will Assist Morton. Washington, May B.— ln the depart ment of agriculture today S. E. O'Neill was appointed to be inspector for the bureau of animal industry at Ottumwa, 10. S. A. Phillips, of Duluth, is at the Shoreham. National Banks Called Washington, May The national banks have been called on to furnish a statement of their condition at the close of business on May 4 last. THE ASYLUM TROUBLE. Supt. Tomlinson Reported Diffi cult to Get Along With. Did Gov. Nelson Understand the Effect of the New I_aw? Special to the'Olobe. Fergus Falls, Minn., May B.— The exodus of physicians from the St. Peter insane hospital may perhaps be ex plained by what has been learned here today. The local member of the board of trustees, Mr. Mason, has had nothing to say on the subject, but from purely outside and unofficial sources it is learned that the trouble is one of the outgrowths of the recent changes In the board made by legislative act. It is said by a gentleman here who claims to be in a position to know that the old board did not appoint Supt. Tonilinson at St. Peter for the reason the members were advised not to do so without thorough trial first, by officials in the asylums where he formerly was employed. There were no charges made against bunt. Tonilin son. Aii letters in regard to him were to the effect that so far as professional skill and capacity were concerned, he was admirably adapted to conduct any hospital in the country.but with this commendation was coupled a cautionthat his temperamentwas such it was difficult to keep up harmony in tho institution. The old board did not wish to be hasty in any way. and therefore installed Supt. Tomlinson temporarily, with the view of waiting to see if the characteristics charged would develop themselves. Then came the governor's signature to the legislative act which re moved theold board and theapoointment of the new set of trustees. it is said All letters and documents lelating to Supt. Tonilinson were laid before the new board at its late session in this city, but in spite of them he was elected to the supcrintendency by a unanimous vote. A gentleman who was asked in regard to the matter this afternoon said : "The difficulty is one of final manifestations of a fight which Senator Davis conduct ed in the late legislature against cer tain members of the old board of trus tees, by which he was successful in re moving them from office. From what 1 have heard I do not wonder that physi cians who have had a taste of the insti tution have stepped down and out, even to the newly elected assistant superin tendent. 1 think that Gov. Nelson was not sufficiently informed iv regard to all the circumstances when ho signed the bill which removed the old board. Certainly, the action of the new one in this matter promises to lead to a good deal of annoyance to all those con cerned." SHE BLEACHED HER LOCKS. A Conductor Fired Her and She Wants Damages. Special to the Globe. Butte, Mont., May B.— A young lady named Miss Havings is stopping at the McUermott hotel in this city. She Jives in St. Paul, and says she going there at once to prosecute the Northern Pacific railroad for $40,000 damages. Her story is that she bought a round-trip ticket a few weeks ago from St. Paul to San Fraucisco. Her description was placed on the ticket. At that time her hair was raven black, but just before getting on board the train she had her hair bleached to a very light blonde. Her explanation satisfied the conductors all right until she reached Portland, when she struck a conductor who couldn't understand how a blonde could travel on a brunette ticket. She was put oil the train. She says the company has offered to settle with her, but she is going to sue for full damages. Seems a Spring Fever. Sp^gial to the Globe. No_miFiEi_D. Minn., May B.—Satur day night Eugene Allen, a young man living here, assaulted a young girl, but his purpose was frustrated by a party of Carieton college students who heard the girl cry for help. After a struggle Allen was seized and delivered over to the police officer. Today before Justice Donaldson Allen waived examination and was bound over to the grand jury. TWICE IN JEOPARDY. On That Plea Mr 3. Russell, of Eau Claire, Gains Her Freedom. She Is Discharged, and So Ends That Famous Mur der Case. Six Steamers Fight Through the Ice and Open Duluth Navigation. Crow Chiefs Agree to Allow ing a Railroad Through Their Reserve. Special to the Globe. Eau Ci.aike, Wis.. May B.— ln an opinion of nearly 9,000 words Judge W. F. Bailey has disposed of the famous Russell case and has granted Mrs. Eliz abeth Kussell a discharge. The end of this noted case was foretold in many ways by the newspapers of the state, and It was not a surprised crowd that met in the court room here this fore noon. Mrs. Kussell appeared in her habitual black dress, her face pale, but was apparently buoyed with hope for the freedom she was soon to obtain. A great many lawyers were present- James O'Neill and State Senator Mc- Bride, from Neillsville; S. L. Perrin, St. Paul, and others from outside cities. Judge Bailey begins his lengthy opinion by telling how a jury found the defend ant guilty at the February term of 1892, and how, before judgment, the circuit court reported to the supremo court certain questions of law. The first question related to the district attorney telephoning under the guise of her law yer to Mrs. Russell at the jail. This was deemed by the supreme court an error. For more reasons the mandate of tho supreme court did not reach the lower court until April of 1893. in November the court, presuming the mandate had been received, made an order setting aside the verdict and granting a new trial. On April 25 the defendant moved to vacate suchorder.and it was granted, aud the accused put in jail by her own attorney. The contention was whether the circuit court had jurisdiction to make such order; if it had, there was no im pediment to a second trial. Under sec tions 4,721 and 4,723 J mine Bailey held that jurisdiction was vested in the su preme court, and while it was consider ing and acting upon matters certified and reported to it, the circuit court can not proceed to judgment and sentence. After (-noting much law the opinion shows the court cannot grant a new trial only upon tho Request of the Defendant. .-. A new trial would again placo her in jeopardy. Again he holds that Mrs. Russell's most sacred rights were in vaded and jeopardized by tho state in such a manner and to such au extent that a new trial cannot restore them to her. Here there was no defect in mat ters of form or legal principles, but a positive wrong, one which deprived her of the right to make her own defense, in her own way. He says: "Seldom has there been a trial in this country which excited equal interest or where the pro ceedings had wider publicity." lie closed by saying: "The discharge of the accused upon these proceedings may excite comment and lead to expressions unfavorable to the administration of jus tice. This cannot be avoided, It may be urged by some who have been anxious for the Conviction of Thin Woman, whether the evidence whs sufficient or not, that she has escaped punishment upon mere technicalities in the applica tion of legal principles. Such, however, is not the case. Her discharge now saves the county thousands of dollars. It re lieves the community from a repetition of the disgraceful turmoil that pervaded it during the many weeks that were oc cupied by the trial. As the court is frank enough to state that, unless the evidence given upon a . second trial was more substantial in its nature, more direct and positive than the evi dence given upon the former trial, the court would not, even if a jury should convict, permit the ver dict to stand. The court would feel obliged to apply the doctrine of the law, so ably expressed by the supremo court of lowa In a recent case. If a man is to be committed to the peniten tiary for a crime, his guilt of which is established, if at all, by circumstantial evidence, such evidence should not only point him out as guilty, but be incon sistent with any reasonable theory as to bis innocence. It will not do to let a verdict stand which will deprive a man of his liberty when It is based upou mere suspicion." NAVIGATION OPEN. Six Steamers Fight Their "Way Into Did nth. Special to the Globe. Dri.i'TH. Minn, May B.— Navigation in Duluth will bo open tonight. There are seven largo steamers loaded with coal only five miles away, breaking the ice as they go along. They have made fifteen miles since morning. They are aii together and helping one anothei. The names of six of them are: Mecosta, Italia, Uganda, Vandcrbiit, Tom Adams, George W. Robie. The steamer Fislce is outside the canal waiting to go out. The incoming boats are attracting considerable attention with their ice breaking. CHIEFS CONSENTED To the Right of Way Through the Crow Reservation. Special to the Globe. Billixgs, Mont, May B.— At a coun cil of the Crow tribe held nt the agency the Burlington & Missouri railway was granted right of way over the reserva tion by consent of all the leading chiefs. Negotiations were conducted by Paul McCormlck, who deserves great cred.t for the successful manner lv which they were managed. The treaty has been sent to Washington for the ap proval of the department. The con struction of the road as far as Billings from Sheridan, Wyo., the present ter minus, this season has been authorized by the directors, and the road Is ex pected here next tall. TOASTED TRIPP. The Austrian Minister Given a Great Farewell. Special to the Globe. Yaxktox, S. D.. May B.— The recep tion given tonight to Bartlett Tripp, the recently appointed minister to Austria, was a magnificent affair. One hundred and fifty guests attended. The speakers for the occasion were Kobert J. Gamble, NO. 129. / THE GLOBE BULLETIN. Weather-Pair and slightly warmer. Mrs- Russell is discharged. Navigation opened at Duluth- Solly Smith loses his fight. Jajffljj Reis has a go at Miller. Supreme court defines owners' rights. Inwardness of the asylum difficulty. Dr. Bisseil, of Luverne, in trouble. ■**.* Cariyle Harris electrocuted. Kb World's fair electrical display. Auditorium opens ton ight. 5. Atchison road makes heavy Colorado cuts Ex-President Gonzales, Mexico. is dead. ' Republican club league at Louisville. ; R. D. Russell succeeds Judge Loohren. ' Sioux Palls claims rate discrimination. Movements ol* Steamships. . Lizakd— Passed: Weimar, from Baltimore*. Dover.— Passed : Wielaud, from New YorK. Coi'Emiaoen— Bohemia, New York. New Arrived: Galilee. Hull: Ber lin, Liverpool; Egyptian Monarch, London. New York— Arrived: Ethiopia, Glasgow; Bovic, Liverpool. Judges Kellam, Carsen. and Bennett of the supreme court. United States At torney Miller, Judge Hugh J. Campbell and A. B. Wilcox, of Yankton. Minis tea Tripp and family will leaveJYankton tomorrow for New York, stopping one day to visit the world's fair, ml will sail on the 16th. It is quite likely that Phelps Kroop, of New York, will be ap pointed secretary of the Austrian lega tion. The new minister Is favorably i impressed with him, and, it is under-' stood, will ask the president to appoint him. SPURIOUS COIN Found on His Person— Foresters at St. Cloud. Special to the Globe. ■ St. Cloud, May B.— Frank Zenncr. of Cold Sprints, this county, was arrested today for stealing watches. Upon his , person was found a counterfeit 10 gold ! piece. It was made from one of the late issues of quarter dollars. The coin was washed with gold, and the word "quarter" was changed to "ten." A number of these coins have appeared • lately in that vicinity. The United States marshal has been notified of tho arrest. About eighty delegates to the grand j court of the Ancient Order of Foresters j arrived in this city tonight from all parts of the state to attend the an nual session which convenes hero to morrow. PROBABLE POOH 1 By the "Water Power Company-*^ The La Crosse Strikes. Special to the Globe. La Cko.sse. Wis., May The annual meeting of the Sault Ste. Marie Land and Water Power company was hold this evening and the following directors elected: W. Cargill, Joseph Clarke, John (iiind Jr., A. liirsßhhelmer and J. B. Canterbury. Plans were discussed for taking care of floating debts, and probably a pool will be formed to con tribute pro rata, all stockholders not going into it voluntailly forfeiting their, stock. There was no talk about work ' this year. v The hod carriers want on a strike to day, and the tinsmiths threaten to strike tomorrow. The tanners, after being out a week, yielded uncondition ally, and will be taken back. PHYSICIAN IN TROUBLE. Dr. Hisscll Charted With a Crim inal Operation. Special to the Globe. Luverne, May Yesterday Sheriff Black was called to the southwestern part of the county to arrest Dr. C. P. Bisseil, charged with having committed I an abortion upon Mrs. Bertha Vlste, a widow, which resulted in her death. Coroner Sheridan and County Attorney Caulield went out this morning to hold an inquest. A year or two ago Bisseil was tried at Valley Springs, S. D., on a charge of manslaughter, lor having given a companion lira drunken de« bauch an overdose of morphine. Ho was acquitted, however, and has since been practicing at Hills, a smalltown in this county, He was recently mar ried. Long Prairie Dissected. Special to the Globe. Long Prairie, Minn., May B.— Henry 11. Budgett has Just returned from In dependence, 10., where he purchased a three-year-old filly by Allerton, first dam by Surprise. She is nicely gaited and very promising. Farmers are tak ing advantage ot the fine weather wo are having, and arc rapidly getting the seed into the ground. The May term of the district court, Judge 1). B. Searles presiding, adjourned today, a large number ot cases having been disposed of. . Telegraphers' Funds O. K. Yixrox, 10., May B.— J. Weatherbee, chairman of the executive committee. Order of Railway Telegraphers, says the statements recently published concern ing the financial condition of the order are erroneous. Mr. Weatherbee says the executive committee is now making its annual examination of the order's ac counts, and has found its present condi tion most satisfactory and its financial surplus much larger than usual. Blaze at Mazeppa. Special to the Globe. Mezeppa, Minn., May B.— Two small barns caught lire from a bonfire in Willis & Macks' yard this afternoon, and a horse belonging to the latter was cremated. The volunteer tiro service prevented spreading to neighboring buildings. Loss about £200 and insur ance (50. Millions of Logs Hung Up. Special to the Globo. GBAI-TBBUBG, Wis., May B.— Three dams in Sand creek were taken out last j night on account of the sudden rise of water. The dams were owned by the Empire Lumber company, and their ! being washed away will leave from 10,- I 000,000 to 15.000,000 feet of logs until j next spring's drive. Disturbed His Hones. Special to the Globe. Fakibault, Minn., May S.—Consid erable excitement was caused this after noon by the finding of a skull and por tions of a skeleton by workmen engaged in excavating the site of the new opera bouse. The boues were very much decayed, and probably were remains buried during the early settlement of Faribault.