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A LIBRARY FOR A DIME SECURE your WINTER'S READING MATTER BY SENDING IN TWO GLOBE COUPONS Read the list ot Hooks offered and cut \the coupons out of the sth Page oi' \ This ln&ue. VOL XV. GOBBLING IRON QBE. The Rockefeller - Wetmore- Merritt Syndicate,. - TAKES IN AROUT EVERYTHING. Nine-Tenths of the Bessemer Ore in Its Maw. A GREAT FLEET OF VESSELS One of the Facilities V/hich It Will Control. VANDALS IN A CEMETERY. Duluth, Minn., Sept. s.— Today was completed here the organization of the Lake Superior Consolidated Iron Mines, a corporation which will have much the same relation to the Bessemer iron ore trade of America that the Standard Oil company hears to the oil traffic, It will control fully nine-tenths of the pro ductive mining capacity for Bessemer ores of the United States, anil the other tenth is harder and more expensive to mine than .to own the ores. It will in clude large mining facilities and ore shipping railways from some of the mints to this city and from others to Ashland, Wis. It will control a great fleet of vessels on the lakes, with an aggregate carrying capacity of 60,000 tons, and an ore-receiving port and railway from Lake Erie to the furnaces of Pennsylvania. Members of the syn dicate forming this huge deal are inter ested in iron and steel manufacture, both East and West, and in the new company will be large interests in the Spanish-American mines of Cuba, which are now competing with American mines and laying dowu ORE ON THE SEABOARD at a price to meet the Lake Supe rior mines, even though the latter are protected by a 75-ceut duty. The new company has been in process of forma tion for several months. A heavy New York syndicate was induced to advance money to complete tiie railway from Duluth to the Mesaba mines, aiid to operate the mines themselves, John D. Rockefeller advancing $750,000 on the bonds of the railway. Since then the syndicate has been buying mines, and this idea of a giant combination has been evolved. The consolidation is not only like the Standard Oil company in its control of the business in which it takes an interest, but like it in the fact that the men who engineered one have made themselves the financial backbone of the other. The New York members consist of John D. liocKefeiler and some of his intimates, C. W. Wetmore and C. L. Colby, directors in the North ern Pacific road; Colgate Uoyt, presi dent of the American Steel Barge com pany; ex- Secretary W.C.Whitney, E. li. Bartlett. director of the steel barge company, and several others, aud the Duluth and consists of TIIK FIVE MEBKITT BROTHERS and their associates. The com pany is to be managed by five trustees, Leonidas Merritt, Alfred Mer ritt and one other of Duluth, represent ing one interest, and C. W. Wetmore and F. T. Gates, the litter private sec retary to J. D. Rockefeller, representing the other. The head offices of the com pany will be in New York, with branches at Cleveland and Duluth, while all the Individual ompauies entering the deal will keep their separate existence and headquarters in this city. Merritt was elected president of the trust a few days ago. The company is capitalized at $30,000,000. all paid in, and the Miunescta Iron company, which has been giant among the iron mining cor porations, will be a pigmy in compari son. The trust is organized by taking a majority interest in the stocks of from eleven to fourteen Mesaba ra nge mines, on a valuation of $16,000,000, the Duluth, Mesaba & Northern railroad and its ore docks in this city, the LARGEST DOCKS IN THE WORLD. at $2,000,001), and the Rockefeller in terests in the Gogebic string of mines in Michigan and Wisconsin, and the same interest in the Spanish-Amer ican group of mines on the east coast of Cuba. Other properties will also go in, and the company will control the A mer ican Steel Barge company fleet of twenty-live whaleback steamers and barges for the ore trade, and ore receiving docks at Conneaut. 0., and railroad facilities for getting ore from these to Eastern furnaces. The company has made an agreement to maintain a standard ot prices. These prices will be such as will preclude the possibility of competition by tho deep hard-ore mines of the older ranges. Among the mines to be included in the deal are the following: Mountain Iron logo in on a basis of §3,000,000; Biwabik. (2,250,000; Mesabe Mountain, $1, 750,000; Adams. $2, 000,000; McKinley, $1,000,000; Lake Superior, €753,000; Shaw, Great Northern. Great Western, $2,000,000; Lone Jack, $5,000,000, and several others about $1,500,000. The company will mine but little ore this year, but is pre pared to apportion at least 500,000 tons among the properties it will operate. RESTLESS WOOL GROWERS. They Resolve That Their Product Is Too Low. Special to the Globe. Great Falls, Mont.. Sept. s.— The Montana State Wool Growers' associa tion, in session here today, finds that circumstances surrounding the Industry are not encouraging. The resolutions adopted, after citing these conditions, declare that employes must accept lower wages, protest against placing wool on the free list, urge that it is the duty of the state organization to co-op erate with the National Wool Growers' association, and to this end Montana should be represented at the wool grow ers' convention in Chicago, Sept. 28. State Senator David E. Folsoin. of White Sulphur Springs, was elected president for the ensuing year. Farm Hand's Downfall. Bpecial to the Globe. Aberdeen, S. D., Sept. s.— John Neegel. a farm hand, was brought in from Rondeil township this s»f*«»«u*<m , * charged with stealing $8C in cash and | notes and papers valued at $1,000 from his employer. He was arraigned, plead ed guilty and was sent to jail. The cash has been recovered, and Neegel says he will reveal the whereabouts of the papers wheu given an opportunity. BROKE DOWN MONUMENTS. Work of Vandals in the Mankato Cemetery. Special to the Globe. Mankato, Minn., Sept. s.— Some time last night twenty-five monuments and headstones were either broken or thrown down in the Mankato cemetery. The tombstones were the finest in the cemetery and over graves of leading and prominent persons ol the city. he grave of Harry Walraven. who was mur dered Sunday morn was in the cen ter of the desecrated graves. The dam age to monuments will be several thou sand dollars. No possible cause can be assigned for this uncalled-for destruc tion. The cemetery association called a meeting this afternoon and offered a re ward for the capture of the perpetra tors, and appointed a committee to con fer with the city council to offer an ad ditional reward. Friends of deceased persons have thronged the cemetery all day. Detectives are to be engaged, and if the vandals are caught iv the next two days their necks will stretch hemp. WHITE IS HELD. The Charge Against Him Is Mur der in the First Degree. Special to the Globe. Mankato, Minn., Sept. 5. — The coroner's inquest in the Harry Walraven murder case closed today. Asa result of the testimony produced, Charles White, who was arrested oh suspicion as the murderer Sunday morning, was this afternoon charged with murder in the first degree. A warrant was sworn out by the chief of police. White was arraigned in the municipal court late this afternoon, and when asked when he would be ready for examination, re plied that he was ready now, and would like to have it as soon a3 possible. Judge Porter set his examination for Saturday of this week. White became very nerv ous when the warrant was read to him, and his face colored up coniderably. His guilt is doubted by some. The murdered man was buried today. STABBED HIS SON. Whisky at the Bottom of a Good . hue County Tragedy. Special tothe Globe. Cannon Falls, Minn., Sept. 5.— A terrible tragedy was enacted about a mile and a half trom this village last evening. John Dordan wounded his son, John Dordan Jr. Both were intox icated and, the young man was trying to put the father in bed, when the old man seized a knife and plunged it into his sou's bowels. The attending physician probed the wound to a depth of about four inches, but the victim in his drunken condition would not permit a thorough examination at that time. The perpetrator of the deed was arrested and incarcerated in the jail at this place. Traveling Man Missing. Milwaukee, Wis.. Sept. 5.— M. J. Mulryan. a traveling man in the employ of the A. W. Rich Shoe company, is missing. He recently started on a trip for the company to California, with in structions to communicate with the house daily. Nothing has been heard from hini, and it seems he has not been I at tain stopping points. He took $100 of the company's money for ex penses and a valuable line of samples. He had been in the company's employ but a short time. Freeborn County Fair. Special to the Globe. albert Lea, Minn., Sept. s.— Twelve thousand entered the fair gates today. Gov. Nelson made an hour's speech, which was admirable. The races and the rest of the programme were com plete. Tomorrow there will be fine at tractions, including a wedding on the grand stand. A reception was given tonight to the governor on Dr. Wedge's lawn. Wants a Change of Venue. Princeton, Minn., Sept. 5.— A motion for a change of venue to Hennepin county in the C. A. Smith pine case was argued by Jackson & Holt for the de fendants and opposed by Harris Rich ardson for the state. Judge Baxter has the matter under advisement, and will not decide until Judge Searle arrives. Well posted lawyers believe that the motion will not be granted. To Be Wed Today. Special to the Globe. Mankato. Minu., Sept s.— George W. Thorns, of this city, and Carrie C. Vincent, of Madison, Wis., will be mar ried tomorrow at Madison. Thorns is a leading business man of this city. He is senior deacon in the Masonic lodge, a member of the Knights of Pythias and an ex-officer in the B. P. O. E. Who Murdered Miss Sawyer? Special to the Globe. Yankton, S. D., Sept. s.— The county commissioners today offered a reward of $500 for the discovery of the person who murdered Minnie Sawyer Monday morn ing, and the city will offer as much more. This community is shocked at the atrocity of the deed, and extra efforts will be made to find the perpe trators. ■■'■" -'. - North Branch Bank Reopens. Special to the Globe. North Branch, Minn., Sept. 7.— The Bank of North Branch opened its doors for business Saturday. It sus pended business Aug. 7. All depositors will leave their funds in the bank until money gets easier. The starch factories are being put in readiness for the fall rim. The crop in the potato belt will be about two-thirds yield. Died From His Wounds. Special to the Globe. Mora, Minn., Sept. s.— County Audi tor Norum, who was accidentally shot, died today from the effect of the wound. He was born in Sweden, and came to America in 1880. ■ Furniture Factory Starts Up. I Waterville, Minn.. Sept. s.— The Waterviile furniture factory started up this morning after a shutdown of two -souths. --.if-' ST. PAUL, MINN., WEDNESDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 6, 1893. LOOTED THE BANK. PHILIP M. SCHEIG SAID TO BE AN EMBEZZLER. CURIOUS TALE OF THE CRIME. The Bank of Minneapolis the Loser — $15, to $25, 000 Taken -How the Theft Was Discovered — The Embezzler Has Departed— Dr. E. F. and Carl P. Scheig Also Arrested. Philip M. Scheig, teller of the Bank of Minneapolis, is alleged to have ab sconded Saturday night with a large sum of money. The exact amount is not yet known, but estimated at §15,00 C to $25,000. Two brothers of the alleged em bezzler were last night arrested and placed behind the bars at the central police station, as accessories to the crime. They are Dr. E. F. and Carl P. Scheig, and at the lockup the names of James Harris and George Wilson, re spectively, were given. All are sons of Philip C. Scheig* the Nicollet house barber. The story of the alleged crime is a rather curious one in some respects. Last Saturday evening Philip M. Scheig, with his wite and Mrs. Jacob Barge, his mother-in-law. started for Chicago. They were accompauied to the train by Jacob Barge, Mr. Siheig's father-in-law, and others, and nothing out of the way was kuown or noticed. Monday morning it became known to Detectives Hoy and Lawrence in some way that all was not right. They went to the bank officials, who as yet were Ignorant of this loss, and informed them of the alleged embezzlement. A hasty inspection of the cash and books showed that the story was only too true. The detectives made further investigations, which resulted in the arrest of the two brothers named. Their connection with the matter is the curious part of the af fair. On Sunday a package of papers was discovered at the family residence, 1122 First avenue north, addressed to Carl Scheig. In this package were found life insurance policies held by the bank teller to the amount of $18,000. which had been made over to his mother; also a large envelope addressed to Carl, on which was a writ en request not to open it until Sept. 8. Carl says this request aroused his suspicions, and he did not wait for Sept. 8, but opened the letter tliere and then. He was astonished to find a package of greenbacks, etc., to the amount of $3,200. accompanied by a slip stating that the money was for certain members of the family, and that later he would send more. It is claimed that the money was divided between Dr. Scheig and his brother Carl. Detectives Lawrence and Hoy worked all day yesterday to re cover this money, and succeeded in obtaining possession of a little over $3,100 by some clever work. The two brothers arrested were brought to police headquarters last evening and subjected to a long cross examination with the hope of obtaining information as to the whereabouts of their brother, but without avail. They claimed that they have no knowledge of where he has gone if he has left Chicago. The officials of the bank were also present, among them S. F. Holbrook, tbe hero of the recent black mailing sensation; Lieut. Gov. D. M. Clough and M. J. Bofferding. The lat ter, when asked for particulars, was much averse to making the story public, but stated that the amount taken would not cripple the bank in any way. Carl Scheig has recently been travel ing on the Pacific coast, and it is said he there became entangled in some shady affair involving imprisonment. The ab sconding brother has transferred to him his interest in some glass works and other property. Later it has been learned that the em bezzler left a letter in which he threat ened to commit suicide, and that he has deserted his wite and mother-in-law in Chicago. Some of his friends think he is insane. A brother committed suicide some years ago, and it is said that a cousin suicided in Germany. Mr. Barge went to Chicago on Sunday night to look for the fugitive. What first aroused suspicion that Carl Scheig was implicated was the fact that he flashed a large roll, about $1,100, on Sunday, which, he said, his brother had given him. » . POLITICS IN IT. Large Meeting of Labor Delegates at I. a Crosse. Special to the Globe. La Crosse, Wis., Sept. s.— Delegates from about the state met here today to organize a state labor council to be a court of arbitration ot labor questions that caunot be settled by the grand labor council of cities. Mayor Badeau. of Merrill, called to order and appointed committees to prepare details of the organization. Representatives of rail way associations and Farmers' alliances were among the number. Tomorrow officers will be chosen, and the next day a meeting of Knights of Labor delegates for the state, except Milwaukee, will be held. It is not denied that one object of federation is increase of political strength. -«■ Devil's Lake Fire. Devil's Lale. N. D., Sept. s.— Fire last night at midnight destroyed R. H. Cleveland's barn, six head of horses and some lumber. The loss is $1,600; in surance. $350. F. T. Fox's barn and contents burned, consisting of lumber, barley and oats; loss, $1,200; insurance, $300. F. W. Priest's blacksmith shop was damaged $150. covered by Insurance. Louis Biddle's barn burned; loss, $50. Total loss, $3,000; total insurance, $800. *■ Vacation on the River. St. Cloud, Minn., Sept. s.—Theo dore Shields and wife, an aged couple from Minneapolis, are in the city, and are constructing a small-sized boat in which, when finished, they propose to make the trip on the Mississippi river to their home. This will be the eigh teenth consecutive time that this couple have made the same trip, usually taking three weeks, hunting and fishing as they go along. WASM'NELLIS KILLED EUGENE SKAHILL ARRESTED AND LOCKED UP BY THE POLICE. 'Yf POST-MORTE3T .TO BE HELD. — The Arrested Man Makes Light of the Row With McNeills, Who Was His Employer — Exact Facts in the Case Are Shroud ed in Mystery—Gist of Skahill's Story. Deputy Coroner Xanten decided last evening to hold a post-mortem on the body of George J. McNellis, who died suddenly at his home on Annapolis ! street Monday nifht. Dr. Beale. who was called shortly before McNeills died, announced after his death that he would hold an autopsy yesterday morning. This, however, was objected to by the father and relatives of McNellis, and arrangements made for the funeral. Last evening Deputy Coroner Xauten was informed that McNellis had en gaged in a dispute with a man who was working for him a short time before his death, and during the dispute McNellis was struck and knocked down. -On re ceipt of this information Dr. Xanten notified the family that the body would have to be held until after a post-mortem had revealed the cause of death. McNellis, in addition to being a police officer, had purchased from Thomas Reilly the contract for sprinkling the streets on the West side, and it was with one of the men employed by him to drive a wagon that he had the alter cation. skahill's story. Eugene Skahill was arrested last evening, and is being detained in the Ducas street police station to await an investigation as to the cause of Mc- Nellis' death. No charge has been pre ferred against Skahill, but he was ar rested by direction of Chief Garvin. The man was found asleep in a bunk of one of the Ducas cells last night when a Globe reporter called and asked to see him. Sergeant McGrath had some difficulty in arousing the man, so soundly was he sleeping.' After getting his eyes open and being told that the reporter desired to hear what he had to say about his arrest and what he knew about the death of McNellis. Skahill talked in a free and natural way about a dispute he had with the dead policeman. The story he told is as follows: 1 had been driving a sprinkling cart for McNellis, and he discharged me Sat urday night, and told me to come around to his house Monday evening and he would pay me. I went, to his house as he asked me, but found he was not at home. I went down street to the corner of State and Concord, where I found him in a saloon driking. Ue was not on duty, having been on day turn and got off at 6 o'clock, It waß about 9 o'clock when I found him. I went up to him and told him that 1 had been up to his house and did not find him. He told me that he was going home in a few minutes, but for me to come up the next night and he would pay me. I asked him what he was going to pay me, whether it would be $05 or $60 per month for driv ing the sprinkler. He told me that he was not going to pay me more than $60 and called me a bad name and said, 'You black , you did not treat me right.' He pulled "his gun and said something, but I did not think he intended to shoot, and pushed his hand away. There was a crowd stand ing around at the time. When he called me the hard name I said: 'That is all right; you area gentleman.' We kept on talking and he said he would ar rest me. He took hold of me and led me to the police box. He had hold of my arm and tore my shirt. 1 jerked loose, tearing the sleeve out of my shirt. He then said he did not want to lock me up, as it would cost me $25 in the police court After talking a while longer he said he was going home and, after ask ing me to come up the next night and get my pay. he left and went home. That was about 9 o'clock." DID NOT STRIKE HIM. Skahill denied having struck McNellis at any time, and said he saw nothing wrong with the policeman except that lie had been drinking. Skahill was asked if he knew of the death of Mc- Nellis, and said that he did. When he was arrested he was on Bunker street about 9 o'clock last evening. He had been hunting for work. When taken in charge by an officer he asked to be taken home to tell his wife. This was < done, and he was then locked up. Skahill talked freely to the police about the matter, and detailed the same story given to the Globe reporter. When it was learned that a crowd was about the saloon where the dispute arose two officers were detailed to make inquiries as to what had occurred of the persons who were mentioned as being about the saloon. Skahill has the repu tation of being a quiet person, and he made no resistance when taken in cus tody. Wheu the reporter was about to leave, the man asked what was to be done with him and how long be would be kept waiting. The reporter was un able to inform Skahill on the subject, and left him still drowsy from the ef fects of his recent sleep. SPARRING BOUT. Fitzsimmons Punches Hickey All Around the Ring. Newark, N. J., Sept s.— Two thou sand people witnessed the sparring bouts at Caledonian park this evening. The final bout of the evening was be tween Bob Fitzsimmons, of Australia, and Jack Hickey, the middleweight champion of Ireland. Both men were ably handled by professional pugilists. The fighters were both in good condi tion, but Fitzsimmons looked big enough to eat his opponent. Round One— Fitzsimmons closed In on Hickey and ran him on the ropes, and made a laughing stock of him. Then he punched him three times in the nose at loug range, while the crowd laughed. He slapped him around the ring for two more i ounds. and in the fourth punched him a few times, and then helped his man to his corner in a dis bled condition. Riotous Miners. LoNDON.Sept. Reports of renewed disorder among the striking coal min ers were revived today. Advices from the district around Sutton, Nottingham shire, say that the strikers are becom ing very unruly. A crowd of them yes- : terday evening visited the Brierlyplf aud smashed the windows in the com-. pany's offices. They were in a threat- 1" --ening mood, &e<i declared that there" would be further vioklica today. . '..-j CHIEF GARVIN ROBBED. .-§! v PROFESSIONAL CRACKSMEN BORE HIS \f SAFE AND LOOT IT. [If [ yJzYi'.r X f DETECTIVES WILL NOT TALK. The Work Done Between Mid .? night of Sunday and Monday 2 Morning— Neumann's Saloon Is ij Also Entered, but the Burglars ! Fail of - Booty— Bold Daylight ; Burglary. ( Quite the boldest thing in the way of sate blowing that ever occurred in this, or for that matter In any other city, came off Sunday night Some time be- f tween midnight of Sunday and Monday' morning the safe in the office of Chief 'of Police Garvin was tackled by bur glars and robbed of whatever valuables it contained. The work was not dis covered until Monday morning, when the clerk to the chief came to the office. : The matter was kept very quiet, all of the officials who were informed of the robbery being sworn to secrecy, and not eveu the night watchman of the build ing being questioned about it. The "box men" were evidently pro fessionals, for they went to work in a handy way, and after boring a hole iv the safe near the com bination, knocked off the combination and opened the door. As to how much money and valuables were secured by the thieves no one seems to know. The officials deny that anything was taken, claiming that all tne money loc ed up in the safe was in a steel chest, and this was not opened by the operators. ■ Tnis may or may not be so, but this is the story of the officials, and is given for wnat it is worth. Some of the de tective force have a theory that the thieves were after the money which was taken trom the three men who are now in the county jail awaiting ex amination on a charge of robbing Mes senger Lares, of the Merchants' National bank. -WM V *" . "touched" a saloon. 1 After getting what they could from the chief's safe, the thieves visited the saloon of Charles Neumann, at 379 Wabasha street, and proceeded to open the safe in the saloon. Entrance was effected by a rear window, and the safe, which stood in the front of the saloon under an electric light, in plain view of the street was operated on in the same manner as the one in the office of the chief of police. A hole was bored in * the door a trifle to the left of the combination and, but for the falling of a part of the sombination, caused by the boring, the contents of the safe would have. ( been at the disposition of the iidfeves. From the condition*' of the saloon when the. proprietor arrived Monday morning, it is probable the men, . were frightened off, as they left behind them a line kit of tools which . are now in possession of the police. Mr. Neumann, when seen last even ing, at first denied that anything of the kind occurred, but finally admitted that an attempt Had been" made to crack his safe. The detectives, he said, had cau tioned hiiu to say nothing ofthe matter, as they had a clue to the thieves, and if It was talked, about no arrests could be made. So badly was the lock and combination of the safe injured that the door bad to be re moved aud repaired by a locksmith. Neumann said if the thieves had opeued the safe they would have had all their pains for nothing, as there Was no money in it. Tne tools which the thieves left in the saloon were wrapped iu'.a Chicago Herald of Aug. 28. ! ' ROBBED IN DAYLIGHT. ! The residence of A. M. Knox, at 39 Summit avenue, was entered by thieves yesterday afternoon during the absence of the family, aud $300 worth of jewelry and silverware carried off. A female member of the family returned to the house about 5 o'clock, and, on trying the door, was surprised to find the door was held by same one on the inside. She gave the alarm, but before # the police arrived the thieves had skipped out the back way. '.ffff-'f] THE SUNDAY SCHOOL. Proceedings of the* Last Day's Session. St. Louis, Sept. s.— The last day of the series of religious gatherings which has drawn to St. Louis hundreds of rep resentative Sunday school workers from all parts of the world opened as clear and pleasant as all the preceding that has been held. The first session began at 10 o'clock, after the usual hour of prayer. President Jacobs calling upon Rev. Alexander Henny, of Philadelphia, for the opening prayer. At its conclu sion. George White, of Norwich, Eng., addressed the convention upon "The Systematic Visitation of Sunday Schools," devoting his remarks to a de scriptive analysis of the English method. Following Mr. White, Edward vers, honorable secretary of the London Union, described the English methods of examination of international diplomas. - At the afternoon session after prayer by Rev.' Warren Randolph, Miss Annie Harlow, of Massachusetts, addressed the convention on "Primary Class Methods;" Mrs. W. F. Crafts, of Pitts burg, Pa., spoke upon "The Application of Kindergarten Principles to Sunday School Teaching." and Mrs. J. W. Ford, of St. Louis, Mo., upon "The Home aud the Sunday School Class," with special reference to the aid to be given at home to children, and even by the children to the home, as a result of their Sunday stbool teaching. Rev. George Ship way, of Englaud. made a brief address. Solos were rendered by Miss Green, of Georgia, and others. The executive committee of the first world's convention then reported. After ><_-<• wing briefly and in general terms | the results accomplished since 1889 in Sunday school work in all the world.the report recommends the appointment of a Sunday school work for Japan; also worker* for the country of Southeast Europe" which cannot be reached by English workers purely because of the antagonisms of nationality. "•■■- Wed a Fergus Man. ', St. Cloud, Sept. s.— James M. Davis, a promiueut merchant of Fergus Falls, and Miss Judith Dannewold.of this city, a graduate of the normal school, were married this morning by Rev. Mr. Campbell, at the residence of the bride's parents. -v . Fair Attendance. f Chicago* Sept. Total admissions today were 169,959, of which 140,934 g&\d:*Y "~ __k ' . - -^_^- R. T. O'Connor is expected home' to day after a vacation of two months , passed in Europe and the East. ~t- ii ii ■ i hih ■'Hiiu » infiii iii ■■■■ i^iTlKirMriT__¥ A POLICY OUTLINED REPEAL BILL TO BE PUSHED AS RAPIDLY AS POSSIBLE. VOORHEES LAYS DOWN LAW. Senator Harris in the Interest of Silverites Will Insist ou a Quornm Every Stewart Talks to an Empty ' Senate— Peffer Introduces a Rather Re markable Bill. Washington, Sept. s.— During the meeting of the senate committee on finance this morning 1 there was an in formal discussion of the policy to be pursued with reference to measures now before the senate which have been re ported by this committee.* Senator Voorhees announced in unmistakable language his determination .to push the repeal bill as rapidly as possible, and indicated that this would be done, at least for the present, without reference to other bills which the committee has had under consideration. This is taken to mean that, whatever truth there may be in the rumor that the administration has other- financial plans brewing, or that Mr. Voorhees is himself anxious to secure other legislation, all these schemes will be at least temporarily held aloof, and the repeal bill given undivided attention, It is, indeed, as serted that the more the announced purpose of the administration to press bills for the removal of the tax on state banks and for the coinage of the silver seignorage is exploited, the less favor it finds with the advocates of repeal, and there are those who assert that the position which the NEW YORK BANKERS have assumed against this policy is hav ing its influence in side-tracking the state bank tax and seignorage coinage propositions. The charge is made by the opponents of repeal, and its truth is not admitted by the advocates of that measure. Whatever may be the influ ences at work, there is no doubt after Senator Voorhees' declaration in com mittee that the repeal measure is for the present to receive the undivided attention of the senate if Mr. Voorhees can control the matter, and it is not to be any way complicated by other ques tions. Senator Harris also made an important announcement in the meeting on behalf, it is supposed, of the oppo nents of the repeal bill. This was to the effect that hereafter it was his pur pose to demand that at all times there shall be a quorum in the senate. This announcement is supposed to have originated in a state of affairs discov ered In the senate yesterday. After that - body , t had refused to ,adjpurn„to ; permit Senator Peffer to postpone his speech until i this j morning, it became apparent that a , large majority of the senators had takeu their departure for their homes, leaving the senate cham ber i£ii§&§Sß3B, COMPARATIVELY VACANT, and that some at least of the absentees were those who had announced by their votes their desire to have' the business of the senate continue. The silver men, a majority of whom had voted for adjournment, soon discovered this situ ation, and privately entered a protest with the repeal leaders against the pro ceeding, as inconsistent and unfair. No formal action was takeu at the time, but Mr. Harris' statement to the com mittee is taken to mean that they have united for the purpose of insisting upon a quorum while the senate is in session. Senator Morgan, in discussing the resolution which he introduced in the senate today tor a joint commission, composed of seven members each of the senate and the house, said the pur pose in view was to have the financial question thoroughly investigated and reported upon, and a remedy pointed out if possible. "The present situa tion," said he, "is about as bad as it can be. The commission could not, there fore, do much harm, and it might do some good." The resolution was laid upon the table, and it is possible that it will be made the subject of a speecn by the senator. f - THE SENATE. Old Peffer Introduces a Remark able Bill. Washington. Sept. s.— lf any par ticle of interest existed in the mind of any senator in connection with the legis lation of 1873, by which the silver dollar was dropped out of the coinage (remain ing out until the passage of the Bland- Allison act), he had an opportunity of learning from Mr. Stewart every Inci dent bearing on it before, since and at the time of Its enactment Mr. Stewart's ye rslon of that old history differed from the version given by Mr. Sherman last week. Little attention was paid to Mr. Stewart's speech, and at one point of it he complained that senators were in the cloak room and not in the chamber. The most remarkable proposition of the day was a bill introduced "by re quest" by Mr. Peffer for a department of education, and for an appropriation (in aluminum coins) of 1800.000,000. THE FARGO BUILDING. Bids for the Walls of the Struct ure's Basement. Special to the Globe Washington, Sept s.— Bids for the excavation of the basement and walls of the Fargo public building, opened to day,* were as follows: L. S. Leach & Sons, Chicago. $13,583, limestone, time to complete, four months; C. W. Gin dele, Chicago, limestone, $12,500. sandstone, $13,035, 120 days; O. J. King. Omaha, limestone, $16,785, sandstone, $17,785, 90 j days; Fos ter & Smith, Minneapolis, $12,972, lime or sandstone, three months; Eggles & Bock, Omaha, sandstone, $16,275. limestone. $15,575, 100 days: J. W. Miller. Fargo, limestone, $19,929. sandstone, $20,909, eighty days; W. C. Green company, Chicago, limestone, $13,988, sandstone. $14,700,* 100. days; Tranile Bros., Minneapolis, $12,771, lime or saudstone, 130 days. '.-.,. Kelly Is There. Special to the Globe. Washington, Sept. 5.— E. S. Kelly, of Minneapolis, arrived today as a delegate to the medical congress. South Dakota Postmasters. Special to the Globe. Washington, Sept. Fourth-class postmasters appointed today in South Dakota were: Henry, Coddington county, Patrick Walsh; Lebanon, Pot ter county, Daniel Carroll; Leola, Mc- Pherson county, Fred Junge Jr.; Menno, Hutchinson county, Wesley Douglass; White Rock, Roberts county, John A. Anderson; Wolsey, Beadie county, Henry Newton. Minnesota Postmasters. Special to the Globe. Washington, Sept. s.— Hon. •E. E. Price was today appointed postmaster at Foreston, Mille Lacs county; Frank K. Hugunin, Kasota, Le Sueur county; Charles Bird, Mornstown, Rice county; N. A. Nellermore, Sacred Heart, Ren ville county. :.?...: Hassler Confirmed. Washington", Sept. 5.— executive session today the nomination of John J. S. Hassler, of Forest City, S. D., whose confirmation was objected to yesterday, was favorably acted upon. About Indian Schools. Special to the Globe. Washington, Sept. 5.- Duff Haynie, Senators Pettigrew and Kyle, will see Secretary Hoke Smith tomorrow regard ing Indian schools at Rapid City and Chamberlain. PEARY HEARD FROM. The Arctic Exploring Party —Com ing Event in the Peary Family. 5 St. John's, 8. F., Sept. Lieut. Pearv'B Arctic steamer Falcon arrived y / "^^~~ = **^ : ; 0 V/ DR. ANTONIN DVORAK. here today. She left Peary with his party all well at the head of Bowdoin bay. North Greenland, Aug. 20. Reary had at that time eighty dogs, twenty tons of whales' meat and eleven deer o nhand. 'lhen the house was neariy completed, and the party was living in it. There were several men employed daily in carrying stores from the head quarters to an interior ice camp, where they were cached in readiness for the Greenland expedition next spring. The work was very difficult. Peary proposes to occupy the time till winter in explor ing adjacent country and immediately upon the opening of spring will start on his great overland journey Greenland to the northern point reached by him last year on Indepen dence bay, and thence he will proceed as far north as it is possible to get. even to the pole itself, though this Dart of the plan is likely to be abandoned, as he has decided to return next summer and not remain till 1895. as wa« his original intention. It has been defi nitely settled that the Falcon* will return for him next year. Ex haustive inquiries concerning Ver hoeff, who was supposed to have been killed last year by falling into a crevasse, were made by the party, but nothing could be learned of him, and now no doubt remains as to his fate. Search was also made for two Nor wegian scientists who left here last year in the schooner Ripple to explore Smith's sound. Nothing was knowuof them at any of the points touched, so it is probable that they and the crew of four men were ail drowned. One inci dent of this expedition will- be the birth of a child. Late in September Mrs. Peary Is expected to become- a mother. The infant will be the first wliite child born in this latitude. In fact, it will be born farther north than the habitation of any human being of the present day. IOWA COLD WATERITES. State Ticket Named, and Prohibi tion the Battle Cry. Dcs Moines, 10., Sept. The Re publicans who deem prohibition the most important political question before the people of lowa held a state conven tion today, and parted company with the regular Republican party for the remainder of this campaign by nominating a candidate for governor and repudiating the liquor plank adopted at the August convention. Calvary tabernacle contained 300 dele gates and 1,500 visitors when the con vention assembled this morning. Rev. Emory Miller, of Dcs Moines, was made temporary chairman. The regular com mittees were appointed, and the con vention took a recess until 2 o'clock. At the afternoon session; the temporary organization was retained. The com mittee on credentials reported sixty out of ninety-nine counties represented by 300 delegates. Prominent visitors from various Darts of the state were admitted as delegates to the number of a hundred or more. Judge C. C. Nourse was chair man of the. committee on resolutions, and reported a platform In which the following statement was made: It is our purpose to repudiate in the most emphatic manner the doctrine of the local option or license or any other device by which the saloon may gain a legalized existence in lowa. The proposition embodied in the plat form to nominate a candidate for gov ernor provoked a lengthy but one-sided debate, the sentiment of the convention being plainly in line with the report of the committee. B. F. Wright, of Charles City, explained the object of the nomi nation. *** ' Other addresses in the same line were made, and the convention nominated L. S. Coffin, of Fort Dodge, by acclama tion. The nominee for governor has been prominent in the Republican party for many years. : * % YOUR CHOICE OF 100 BOOKS "Written by the Best Authors. SECURE ONE FOR A DIME , -—BY CLIPPING ■■*- TWO GLOBE COUPONS. -:- A full list of the Books offered, and how to get them, will he found on the V Filth Pace of This Issue. NO. 240. HONOR MASTER! St. Paul Bohemians Welcome a Great Composer IN THE PERSON OF DR. DVORAK Flattering Public Reception at C. S. P. S. Hall. SPEECHES, MUSIC AND SONG* Sons of Bohemia All Join in the Ovation. ? ZZZ, '■ . . — 1 SOMETHING OF DVORAK'S LIFEI j j The Bohemian citizens of St. Paul turned out en masse last night to wel2 come Antonln. Dvorak, the great lloJ hemian composer of music. An informal! reception was tendered him at C. S. PJ S. hall, corner West Seventh street and! Western avenue. J Although thero was no formally gow ten up programme, an impromptu oris was rendered by Straka's orchestra ami i several members of the company. Thej orchestra played a march.* which opened the evening, and then Antonin Jurka) delivered the address of welcome. This! was followed by more music, and then] many of the citizens who were present? were introduced to the honored guest of] the occasion. Emil Straka gave a violin} solo, which was rendered in his usual! fine style. There was some excellent! singing, after which came more music by the orchestra, under the direction of Prof. Emil Straka. and for the rest of the evening the guests just enjoyed themselves in an "informal way, and chatted pleasantly with one another of the greatest musicians, and at the same' time one of the most genial men that it is often one's good fortune to meet. When Prof. Dvorak entered the hall! the orchestra under the leadership of; Prof. Emil Straka struck up the overr ture "'Light Cavalry." trom Suppe. "j Prof. Jurka, of St. Paul, made the welcome speech, in which be paid a glowing tribute to Dr. Antonin Dvorak, after which the composer was pre sented with a beautiful bouquet by Miss Autonia Klecatsky. j Dr. Antonin Dvorak made a response.) in which he thanked the Bohemians of, St. Paul for their hospitality. E. M. Povolney welcomed Mm' Dvorak. - | Prof. Jurka gave a declamation, "Ja.: jseme Cech." Then came a duet byi the Misses Katie Kovarik and Emma! llenich, "Ja Ces Rajsen." This was; followed by Rohemian melodies by Jo seph Kovarik, professor in the Conserv atory of Music of New York. The committee in charge of last night's reception was composed of V.; Safranek, M. Cech, Mr. Scala, A. Jurka.j A. O. Nepil and E. M. Povalney. They are entitled to much credit for the ex-' cellent arrangements made at such a short notice. , Prof. Dvorak is accompanied by hia wife and Prof. Joseph Kovarik, wpo arei also gue3tß of Father Rynda. j Antonin Dvorak was born in Kralup.J near Prague, in Bohemia, in 1841. Ha is the most talented of an entirely new( and modern school of Bohemian com<; posers, and on account of his great . ability he has always been a great favor^ ite with Liszt. On several occasions lie has been called to England to rendei his own compositions, some of the most notable of which are his "Stabaf Mater," and his wonderful symphonies. 1 On the occasion of one these visits thei faculty of the Oxford university con-' ferred upon him the degree of aoctoe of music in recognition of his merito rious services to the musical world. 1 Dvorak has recently been appointed • he director of the National Coussrva-, tory of Music at New York city, at a salary of $18,000 a year. He has been spending his vacation with Mr. Kovarik*' on his farm near Spillville, 10., ami while in this city is the guest of Fathej John Ryuda, the Bohemian priest. H« . promises to give America some new na tional music, his idea being that the songs of the negro in the South might make very good foundations for som< - American national music. On August 13, Bohemia's day at th« world's fair, he took a very prominent part in the proceedings. A Chicago paper speaks thus of his wonderful pep formance on that day: \ At 13 o'clock the chief exercises of tha day were held in Festival hall, which was packed with 8,000 people anxious W see the famous Antonin Dvorak and* listen to his compositions as played un-< der the Influence of his own baton b$ the great World's Fair orchestra of 11^ pieces. With.the exception of an ad' dress by Lieut. Gov. Charles Jonas, of Wisconsin, the programme was devoted.