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Minneapolis Mystery Unsolved.
Fuimination From Cap!. Kolb.
The City Recovers 14,C00.
American Barbers in Convention.
Democratic Senators Caucus
to Arrange the Legisla
tive Grind.
Cause Lively Debate—No De
cision as to Course of
Action Made.
Routine Matters Occupy the
Entire Session in Both
Washington, Dec. 4.—The Demo
crats of tin- senate spent about three
hours in caucus today and then ad
journed without taking action to meet
again Thursday next after the adjourn
ment of the senate. The entire time
was devoted to a discussion of the situ
ation ami to the wisest course of action
lor the Democratic party during the
present session of congress. There
were numerous speeches, but they
were generally devoid of features **>
especial interest. To quote the lan
guage of one who was present, almost
every senator present talked curing the
caucus, and each advocated his own*
hobby. This consumed the entire time,
and no opportunity was given for ac
As a matter of fact, when the caucus
adjourned at 4 o'clock there wero not to
exceed twenty members present, not
enough to decide upon a course in a
way that would be binding, if those
prosent had been sc disposed. Hence
an adjournment was taken without ac
tion, ami the steering committee went
Into session.
The entire discussion was based on a
series of resolutions presented by Sen
ator Daniel, of Virginia, in the shape
of suggestions, declaring for a cloture,
committing the patty to an abandon"
mentor all efforts to amend the tariff
law, and to an effort to reform the cur
rency in accordance with tne sugges
tions mi the president's message.
These resolutions opened a wide
range of debate. in which many sen
ators participated. The principal
speeches were made by Senators Voor
hees, Harris, Vest, Morgan, I'ugh and
Ransom. Senator Voorhees opened the
talk with a suggestion to the effect that
the wisest course lay in the abandon
ment of any effort to pass the free raw
material bills (so-called), because of
the evident determination of the Re
publicans to -prevent action. Senator
Vest In lite -sTi-a^ictt showed an Inclina
tion towards cloture, contending that
If the Democrats uid not adopt it the
Republicans would when they should
come iuto power. Senator Morgan
made probably the longest speech of
the session in presenting a plea for a
liberal allowance of time for the consid
eration of the Nicaragua canal bill.
While no action on any question was
taken by the caucus the prevailing sen
timent after the close of the caucus
seemed to be that the ultimate decision
of the caucus would be adverse to the
entire series of propositions presented
by Senator Daniel. The seutiment fa
vorable to cloture seemed quite evenly
divided, and there are reasons for be
lieving that it might be agreed upon
but for the-fact that the Democratic
party will soon be in the minority in the
senate, a circumstance which led some
to advise against the change who had
heretofore been considered favorable to
it. There was also a strong bill, as re
ported by the finance committee, strik
ing out all differentials on sugar and
leaving a straight revenue duty of 40
per cent ad valorem, but it was pointed
out that if the attempt should be made
In this direction it would open up the
entire tariff question.
Senators Adjourn Early to Go Into
Washington, Dec. 4. —The senate
was in session for only half an hour to
day, as the leaders of the majority de-
Bired to caucus on the general order of
business before proceeding with the
business itself. There was time
enough, however, for Mr. Lodge, of
Massachusetts, to have passed two reso
lutions for information, which promise
to bring the Hawaiian and Bluefields
incidents before congress for comment
and probably criticism. There was the
usual deluge of bills and petitions inci
dent to the opening days of a session,
none of them, however, being of public
A large number of bills, petitions and
memorials were presented, most of
them of a local character.
Mr. Blanchard (Dem., La.) offered a
resolution reciting the circumstances
under which the sugar bounty was cut
off after the sugar crop for 1894 was put
In. It directed the committee on ap
propriations to include in the urgency
deficiency bill a sum sufficient to pay
the bounty for the present year. The
resolution went over for the present.
Mr. Vest (Den;., Mo.) offered an
amendment to the rules, with a view of
cutting off protracted debates in the
senate, lt provides that after a meas
ure has been debated thirty days it will
be in order for any senator to move to
fix a day for the final vote. This mo
tion is to be put without debate or de
lay, and if carried the original question
is to be voted on at the time fixed. Mr.
Vest said he would address the senate
tomorrow on the need of this reforma
tory rule.
Mr. Lodge (Rep., Mass.) offered a res
olution, which was adopted without dis
tent, calling on the secretary of the
navy for the official letters of Admiral
Walker while In command of United
Stales naval vessels at Hawaii.
Mr. Lodge raised another internation
al question by a resolution calling on
the president for the correspondence
concerning Bluefields, and for' forma
tion concerning the attitude of Nica
ragua. The resolution was adopted
without comment.
Mr. Quay (Rep., Pa.) offered resolu
tions of respect to the memory of My
ron B. Knight, late member of congress
from Pennsylvania, and as a further
remark of respect to the deceased, the
senate at 12:30 adjourned.
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A Dull ami Uninteresting-; Session.
Washington, Dec. 4.—The session
of the house today was exceedingly
dull ami uninteresting. Tho attend
ance was small and there was no clash
of any kind. A bill providing for the
dedication ol theChiekama-rAU atulCri.it
tanooga military park Sept. 19 and 20.
In.'.\ and one tor the establishment of a
national military park on the site of the
battle of Shiloh were passed,"and the
remainder of the day was devoted to a
fruitless discussion "of the printing bills.
There wero exactly lot) tubers on
the floor when the house met at noon.
The galleries were almost empty. The
Democratic leaders had decided, just
before the house was called to order, to
plunge immediately into routine busi
ness. On motion of Mr. Siortr (Hep.,
O.L a resolution extending the time
allowed the board of engineers to survey
canal routes through the state of Ohio.
under the river and harbor bill, was
Mr. Outhwaite.from the committee on
military affairs, called up a bill for the
relief of the legal representatives of
Arsenus P. Boyd, late of the Eighth
United States cavalry, but it was ruled
out on a point of order.and he called up
the bill for the dedication of the Chieka
mauga and Chattanooga national park.
The bill appropriates 120.009. The date
for the dedication was fixed for Sept.
19 and '20. l«» 5. The bill was passed.
He then called up the bill introduced
by Mr. Henderson, of iowa, for the es
tablishment of a national military park
at the Shiloh battlefield. It carries au
appropriation of (130,000.
Mr. Outhwaite yielded the floor to
Mr. Henderson (Rep., lo.). who ex
plained that the matter had been dis
cussed by the Grand Army of the Re
public and the Army of the Tennessee,
ami there was an earnest desire on tho
part of the Western army for a military
park on the scene of this great battle.
Mr. Black (Dem. 111.) and Mr.Wheeler
(Dem. Ala.) with himself had under
taken to look alter the bill. Options on
the land in writing for an average of $12
an acre had been secured, whereas the
Chickamauga park had cost an average
ot $28. The bill provided for a commis
sion of three to be appointed from the
Armies of the Tennessee, Ohio and
Mississippi. After the adoption of an
amendment reducing the appropriation
to $75,000, the bill was passed. Mr,
Richardson (Dem. Tenn.)then presented
the couferrence report on the printing
Mr. Richardson occupied more
than twohours in explaining the
minute details of the conference re
port, which was subsequently vigorously
attacked by Mr. Dunn, of New Jersey,
on the ground that the bill would clothe
the joint committee on printing with
inordinate power, both in the matter of
patronage and control of the printing
of public documents. After further
debate the report went over and the
bouse at 3:55 p. m. adjourned until to
The Kansas Pop Introduces Sil-
ver Purchase and Other Bills.
Washington, Dec. 4.—Senator Pef
fer today introduced a number of bills.
One of these provides for the purchase
of silver bullion at the market price
with greenbacks, the silver so purchased
to bo coined inte standard silver dollars,
and both the silver and the greenbacks
to be used for the payment of outstand
ing bonds.
The titles of the more important of
the other bills introduced by Mr. Peffer
are as follows: "To provide for the
government control of freight railways;
to reduce the cost of transportation: to
establish a just, and uniform charge for
carrying freight; to prevent inter
ruptions of interstate commerce by
strikes, and to secure reasonable com
pensation to railroad employes. To
authorize banking on capital secured by
a pledge of real estate securities; to
secure depositors against loss; to en
large the volume of circulating money;
to provide a flexible currency, and to
establish safe and profitable deposito
ries for th:- savings of the people. To
relieve persons who have settled on the
public lands, and who have lost their
homes by reason of misfortune for
which they are not responsible. To re
peal that part of the act of Jan. 14,1875.
known as the resumption act, which
authorized the sale of bonus. To pro
vide for the proper disposition of the
remains of deceased members of the
senate and house of representatives who
die at the capital during sessions of
Senate Finance Committee Dis-
cuss Tarift* and Currency.
Washington, Dec. 4.—The commit
tee on finance was in session for an hour
today, but did not agree to any course of
action on any of the more important
financial or tariff bills before the senate.
The meeting was largely informal, and
was devoted in the main to an exchange
of views upon the free raw material
bills and the president's curiencv
recommendations. Some of Senator
Teller's financial measures were taken
up and adverse reports unanimously
agreed upon. It Is understood that there
was a very free discussion of the sugar
tariff bill. The Democratic members
expressed a desire to take the bill up in
the senate for consideration, but while
not making specific objections to the
sugar bill the Republican members of
the committee intimated that the ma
jority of the Republican senators would
stand against any piecemeal amend
ments of the tariff biil at present. Ref
erence was also made to the free alcohol
bill, with a like result. It appears that
the meeting was more important for
what it tailed to accomplish than for
what it did accomplish.
Appropriation Is Needed for Its
Washington, Dec. 4. — Secretary
Carlisle had a conference today with
Commissioner Miller, of the Internal
revenue bureau, at which were dis
cussed the regulations recently pre
pared to govern in the collection of the
income tax. The regulations are very
lengthy, and cover every question
which is likely to arise in the adminis
tration of the law. They are not, how
ever, likely to be promulgated for some
days yet, as the secretary has granted
the request of some gentlemen to be
heard before the regulations are finally
Secretary Carlisle Is arranging the
machinery for the collection of tho In
come tax with evident confidence that
the necessary funds for its operation
will be forthcoming in the near future.
He has submitted an estimate of $500,
--000 for the employment of 303 additional
deputy collectors, ten" extra revenue
agents and other expenses in the execu
tion of the statute, and is now acting
with the expectation j that congress will
speedily provide the sum required. This
estimate is in addition to the $9,000
already appropriated for stationery,
printing, etc. Secretary Carlisle made
only incidental reference to the income
tax In his annual report submitted to
congress today, and it is probable that
he has reserved it as a subject for a
special communication to the appropri
ation committee.
Experience of Marion Butler
With a Civil Service Ex
Kansas City's New Public
Building Compared With
St. Paul's.
Washburn Men Looking" After
Tawney's Absences—Gos
sip of the Capital.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Dec. 4.—The late land
slide in North Carolina will result in the
election of Marion Butler, the well
known Farmers' Alliance leader, to
succeed Gen. Matt W. Ransom in the
United States senate. Mr. Butler was
formerly a Democrat, aim is little more
than thirty years of age. Although lie
will have no difficulty in entering the
highest legislative body in the world,
Mr. Butler less than six years ago
failed to pass a civil service examina
tion for a $900 department clerkship.
This failure, while disappointing him
then, was probably the best thing that
ever happened to him, tor he went back
to the Tarheel state and commenced
organizing the farmers. This year,
taking advantage of the apathy among
the Demociats and the demoralization
of the North Carolina Republicans, he
succeeded in effecting a fusion of the
latter with the Populists, which carried
the state legislature by a strong fusion
It does seem a trifle strange, however,
to see a man who was declared unlit for
a petty clerkship under the government
enter the United States senate, as Mr.
Butler will have the extreme pleasure
of doing. To the unbiased observer
there would seem to be something wrong
with either the senate or the civil serv
ice laws and regulations. Too much is
required of the $1)00 clerk, or too little
of the United States senator.
In view of his experience with the
civil service laws and examination, it is
not a matter of surprise to learn that
the Hon. Marion Butler, of North Caro
lina, is not a civil service reformer.
icier Should Now Deliver.
In his late campaign for congress Col.
Kiefer made considerable capital out of
his efforts in behalf of an increased ap
propriation for the St. Padl public
building. Iv 1892 he promised to get
the Increase, but as he did not he was
obliged to show his constituents that he
did the best he could. That this was
not very much is shown by a comparison
between his work and that of Congress
man Tarsney, of the Kansas City dis
trict. St. Paul and Kansas City are
about the same size, and at about the
same time #800,000 were appropriated
for public buildings iv the two cities.
The people ot both cities were dissatis
fied. St. Paul sent Col. Kiefer to secure
an increase, and he secured—a favor
able report which was not acted upon.
Kansas City sent Congressman Tars
ney, and he secured an increase of HSQ,
--000, making the total $1,2.">0,000 for the
Kansas City building.
Of course the answer to this that will
be made by Col. Kiefer will be that the
Fifty-third congress is Democratic. This
fact did not prevent the gallant colonel
securing his celebrated report, which
was so widely advertised, and which
amounted to absolutely nothing. But,
inasmuch as the next congress will be
overwhelmingly Republican, perhaps
the colonel will not only secure a favor
able report, but also an appropriation.
The Mill City, Also.
The Minneapolis public building, al
though almost new, has become too
small for the public business, which
has increased, like that city, at a mar
velous rate, and there is a very just
demand for a new building. Congress
man Fletcher and Senator Washburn,
iv case the latter is re-elected, ought to
be aole to secure this appropriation
without any trouble in a congress so
overwhelmingly Republican as the
Fifty-fourth will be. The fact that
Congressman Fletcher and Senator
Washburn both belong to the Reed
forces ought to be quite sufficient to
enable them to secure what they want
for their home town; and then, too,
they are both hustlers, especially for
Miuueapolis. In short, there is nogood
reason why the people of Minneapolis
should not expect something handsome
from the next congress in the way of a
public building.
The Chippewa Commission.
John B. Bottineau, better known as
"Indian John," is back iv Washington,
keeping track of matters affecting the
Chippewas generally, and the Turtle
Mountain baud, of North Dakota, par
ticularly. lie is the regular attorney of
the Turtle Mountain Indians, but is in
terested ii* all branches of the Chip
pewa nation. He approves of Secretary
Smith's decision to dispense with the
Chippewa commission as soon as possi
ble, as he considers the expense of that
body practically a waste of money.
"By leaving the place held by Chair
man Campbell vacant," he said,"no less
than 113 per day will be saved to the
Indians. This is one-third of the cost,
and lam sure just as much will be ac
Mr. Bottineau is very much interested
In the early opening of the Red Lake
reservation, and will support the Bald
win Chippewa bill when congress reas
sembles. He will remain In Washing
ton all winter looking after the Interests
of his clients.
Preparing for Tawney.
The friends of Senator Washburn
here evidently fear Congressman Taw
ney, of the First district, more than any
of the other gentlemen who have been
named as possible and real candidates
against their favorite. As has been
stated several times, the relations of the
Minneapolis senator and the First dis
trict member have been strained, to
state it mildly, for nearly two years.
How this estrangement came about is
not known pesitively, but it is probable
that it began during' the Davis fight of
two years ago, when Mr. Tawney was
in some quarters regarded as certain to
be the Davis candidate to succeed Wash
But, be this as it may, during the last
session of congress matters went troni
bad to worse, and when the fall cam
paign commenced the Washburn and'
Tawney forces were at least in a state
of "armed neutrality." That the rela
tions of the two are no closer now is
certain, for the reason that the Wash
burn men are preparing to light Taw.,
ney, iv case it shall become necessary.
During the long session of congress last
year there was so much absenteeism
that the house was finally obliged to
adopt a rule deducting the pay of mem
bers for the time they were not in at
tendance. But even this had uo effect
on some of the members, one of whom
was Mr. Tawney.
Wiley's Abscntoclsin.
"The fact of he matter is," said a
good Republican friend of .senator
Washburn, "that Congressman Tawney
was absent on one pretext or another
more than half of the time and more
than all the other six members from
Minnesota put together. In case Mr.
Tawney becomes a candidate for sena
tor the exact record will be shown, and
1 do not believe the Republicans of
Minnesota will want to send a man
with so much outside business to the
lt is true that Congressman Tawney
was absent a great deal during the iast
year, but whether bis absenteeism was
so great as stated above, only the rec
ords of the house will show. When
Mr. Tawney was elected to congress he
was just entering upon a handsome law
practice, which he has endeavored to
keep up. His election lo the state sen
ate in the fall of 1890 gave him a great
stare in a professional way, which,
naturally enough, he was loth to throw
away, being a comparatively poor man.
Whether ho would continue to give
this careful attention to outside busi
ness if elected to the senate is a ques
tion. Nevertheless, the fact that the
friends of the Minneapolis senator are
loading up on this matter shows that
they fear the Winona man.
Looking to Minnesota.
Although Minnesota failed to elect a
Democrat to congress at the late elec
tion, the state is no longer regaidrd as
a solid Republican state by the leaders
-of the national Democracy. The stand
ing of Congressman Hall and Maj.
Baldwin in the present congress has
impressed the party leaders, and they
will hereafter pay more attention to the
congressional contests in the North Star
state. When Congressman Hall was re
elected in 15.:., and was given a Demo
cratic colleague in the person ot Maj.
Baldwin, more was done to force recog
nition at the hands of the party than
could have been accomplished by the
election of two Democratic governors.
These two gentlemen were elected in a
presidential year; they went down in
a landslide, but their good records
The election of three Democrats in
18SG, Judges Wilson and Macdonald and
the late Edmund Rice, was the first
substantial bit of evidence presented
the country that Democracy was grow
ing in the North Star stale. The dis
couraging defeat of all three of these
gentlemen in ISBS had the effect of
telling the world that after all Minne
sota was wedded to her idols and that
the revolt in 18SG was merely
A Pas-sine Ebullition
of 111-humor at the arrogance of the
Republican machine. In the same way
the result in 1800 was accounted for
when Capt. Harries, Congressman Hall
and ex-Congressman Castle were elected
by overwhelming majorities. With one
accord the Republicans and those Dem
ocrats who were ignorant of the true
situation in the state said:
"Wait until '92. In a presidential
year Minnesota will elect a solid Re
publican delegation."
Well, they waited, and it is needless
to say were more than surprised when
the returns showed the election of two
staunch Democrats. This result at
once opened the eyes of the national
leaders, who were quick to interpret
the meaning of such a victory. Under
these circumstances, the defeat of Con
gressmen Hall and and Baldwin in the
late election does not count. Much is
expected of the party in the future.
With two men like the Democratic mem
bers and young men of ability and char
acter like F. W. M. Cutcheon, Dan W.
Lawler, Logan BracUenridge, T. T.
Hudson, W. S. Hammond, David T.
Calhoun, J. Adam Bede, Albert Schal
ier, E. A. Child, W. 11. Leeman,Thomas
J. McDermott and a host of others just
as vigorous and earnest enlisted in the
cause, confidence in the future of the
party in M nnesota is telt on all sides.
Let 'I lit-isi Gerrymander.
"The Republicans can gerrymander
the state," said a Democrat in discuss
ing the situation, "and they cannot pre
vent the election of at least three Dem
ocratic members in Minnesota in 1896.
1 hope, by the way, that the present
legislature will go into this business in
earnest. When the Democrats had the
power in 1891 they gave the state the'
only fair apportionment for congres
sional purposes in its history. The
Craig bill was so fair that it met with
no objection from the large Republican
minority, and now if the Repub
licans go ahead and make shoestring
districts for partisan purposes the
people will have a chance to compare
the work of the two parties, to the ad-.
vantage of the Democrats. To my mind j
there is exceeding great doubt as to the J
Republican leaders allowing any appor
tionment to be made. The senators:
will certainly oppose any legislative;
apportionment for the reason that some
of them would be let out by it, and the
legislature can hardly make a new deal
In the congressional districts aud at the
same time allow the present inequitable
legislative apportionment to stand. I
don't know how long the Second, Sixth
aud Seventh congressional districts are
going to submit to the rule of the small
and older counties, but, while it can't
be very long, I am quite sure no appor
tionment bill can go through at the
coming session."
Congressional Committees Make
Estimates on Their Size.
Washington, Dec. 4.—The clerks of
the senate and house appropriations
committees have prepared a joint state
ment showing the estimates for appro
propriations by bills for 1896. which is
as follows. Agricultural, $2,400,330;
army, $24,005,662; diplomatic and con
sular, $1,583,118; District of Columbia.
$7,217,934; fortifications, $7,357,703; In
dians, $6,723,814; legislative, etc., $22,
--349,101; military academy, $579,048;
navy, $30,952,056; pension, $141,561,547;
postoffice, $91,059,283; river and harbor,
$1,475,000; sundry civil, $46,383,815. *
This is a net increase of $1,035,696
over the estimates for 1895 and of $17,
--500,762 over the actual appropriations
for 1895. The principal increase is in
the sundry' civil bill, duo to • the fact
that the rivers and harbors appropria
tion estimate to meet contracts is in
cluded. This estimate amounts to $11,
--387,115. • 'j
Tawney Lines Up.
Special to the Globe. ' ~- j
Washington, Dec. 4.—Congressminnj
Tawney appeared in the house today
for the first time. *. 3
Cash In Treasury.
Washington, Dec. 4.—Cash balance
in the treasury today was $152,588,231;
net gold, $109,738,185.
Orders His Followers to Pay
No Taxes Under Pres
ent Regime.
He Issues What He Calls a
Message to the Legis
In Seating Populists—Con
gress to Be Asked to In
BimiiXGiiAM, Ala., Dec. 4.— R. F.
Kolb, who claims to be governor of Ala
bama, today completed a message to the
legislature, which he signed as gov
ernor, and which will be transmitted to
that body tomorrow. The message is
also addressed to.the people of Alabama,
and is a long and in many respects rev
olutionary document, as it recommends
that his followers do not pay their
taxes for awhile. He further says: "I
advise those tax collectors who value
the cause I represent, and which will
assuredly prevail in the end, to delay
all payments of state taxes into the
state treasury until an impartial hear
ing is had of our complaint under a fair
and honest contest law."' When it is
remembered that the tax collectors in
thirty-eight out of sixty- six counties in
the state are Kolbites, It will be seen if
they take his advice the Kolb govern
ment will find strong support and Ala
bama will be threatened with anarchy.
In his message Kolb says further:
"The revolutionary conditions of our
state government must become the sub
ject of your continued and most anxious
contemplation. The plans of usurpers,
so alarming to you, are abating in noth
ing to reduce you to an abject and final
submission to the unbridled will and
passions. You have seen your just de
mands for the full execution of the
election system of governor and other
state officers, secured to you by sacred
constitutional guarantees, deliberately
set aside by the legislature, itself only
a creature of the constitution. I de
clare to you, with no fear of contradic
tion, that if the present party in control
of our government be not arrested in
its mad career no elections can be held
in Alabama under the law and constitu
tion, in the name of the great body of
fwhite men in Alabama 1 have set in
motion their solemn protest. 1 have
takeu the oath of governor, and 1 in
tend to prosecute in your name ray
right to that office.Solely upon the claim
by your ballots, cast in the legitimate
and orderly way prescribed by the
forms of law. 1 was appointed to it on
Aug. 6, 1894."
He then reviews the provisions of the
constitution, and says: . "Because the
legislature of 1592-03 did" expressly re
voke the sections ot the civil code, how
ever unperfected, which seemed to al
low a contest of election for governor
and other state officers, refusing on de
mand to restore them or to substantiate
others of a reasonable and practicable
nature, you are perfectly justified in
declaring there cau be no election for
governor or other state officers under
the constitution ot Alabama binding on
you which is tainted with fraud at the
ballot box." He urges the legislature
to enact contest laws, and advises his
friends to organize clubs to assist in the
general object of his appeal.
The message concludes: "If Col.
Oatts and his faction Tear not the truth;
if they court equity and are ready to
abide by justice, they will hesitate at
nothing" to remove the color of dishonor
from his title to the office he has seized
by aims. Again 1 say my contention is
alone for ,he execution of the guaran
tees offered by the constitution of my
state for liberty for all. 1 demand of
the legislature that action which every
member on oath has bound himself
solemnly to take In the observance of
the. constitution."
To Get the Republican House to
Aid in Seating Him.
Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 4.— J. C.
Manning, a member of the legislature,
a prominent Populist in the state and
one of Koib's advisers, today gave out
a portion of Koib's programme. He
said: "Kolb will issue certificates of
election as governor de jure to Goodwin,
Howard, the two Aldriches and Robin
son as congressmen from this state. How
ard will also have oue from Gates. His
seat is undisputed. The programme is
to have the Republican house first de
cline to seat either set of representa
tives on the ground that both sides are
provided with certificates signed by the
governor of Alabama. The only way
that either can be seated then is by
means of a resolution, It is then pro
posed that Howard shall offer a resolu
tion to seat the anti-Democratic repre
sentatives, two of whom are Republic
ans and three Populists, and a Re
publican . bouse is expected to seat
I them pending the termination of the
Test. This would make the regularly
elected congressmen the contestants
and throw the burden of proof upon the
Democratic side. This plan, it is fig
ured, would afford a temporary indorse
ment of Kolb as governor, and would be
a source of trouble to the Dates' admin
istration. A petition will then be cir
culated in every part of the state
calling upon congress to investi
gate - Alabama elections, and beg
ging for a special act to restore in
Alabama a Republican form of Roveru
ment. Numerous affidavits affirming
that Kolb was elected, but deprived of
his seat by force, will also be presented
to congress. Reese will be also given a
certificate of election by Kolb as United
States senator, and will contest with
Morgan, Kuight's bill to punish poli
tical usurpers and their abettors, how
ever, will be rushed through the gen
eral assembly, and will become a law
by Friday. It is estimated, and its en
forcement will call for the imprison
ment of all the parties.
i- 1 ■
He May Go Behind the Bars as a
-■.■■Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 4.—The ad
dress of Capt. Kolb to the legislature
and people, signing himself governor,
was received here tonight, but created
very little talk. Representative Knight,
of Hale, who introduced in the legisla
ture the bill against usurpation iv Ala
bama, which will pas* the house in the
morning, and then promptly go to the
senate, said tonight:
"As to usurper Koib's revolutionary
message ever being presented to the
legislature it is out of all question and
is absolutely 100 ridiculous to be serious
ly commented upon. As a matter of
course it will never be permitted to
be presented to the legislature and
any one possessing the effrontery to at
tempt to present such a document will
be, beyond all question of a doubt ar
rested for contempt of that body. His
advice to his supporters and those tax
collectors of the state who are friendly
with his cause not to pay in taxes until
his cause is heard is the vaporing of a
Reform Wins in Birmingham.
Bin.MiM.iiAM, Ala., Dec. 4.—After
the bitterest campaign in .Birmingham's
history the election occurred today and
resulted in a sweeping victory for the
Reform Democrats, headed by J. A.
Van House, a prominent wholesale
grocer, for mayor, over the "machine"
Democrats, led by Robert Warnock,
former city tax collector. The Van
iloose ticket carried every ward in the
city, and the majority is 1,500. Reform
In the city government aud opposition
to the purchasa of the water works
were the winning issues.
Republican Mayor for Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. 4.—For the
next two years the city of Los Angeles
will be under Republican rule. Frank
Bader, the mayor-elect, will go into
office with 2,000 plurality. Democrats
elected four of the nine councilmen,
and two of the nine members of the
board of education, one of which is a
Democrat and another a Populist.
publicans Win in New Haven.
New Haven, Conn., Dec. 4.—in the
election in this city today. Frank G.
Anthony, for tax collector, was the only
Democratic candidate on tfce ticket
elected. Mayor Sargent, the present
incumbent, was defeated by 2,700 ma
jority by A. C. Hendnck.
A City Wants a Railroad to Pay It
Special to the Globe.
Winona, Minn., Dec. 4.—The United
States district court convened in this
city today, Judge Nelson presiding.
The following cases were disposeu of:
The City of Wabasha vs. The Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Com
pany, breach of contract suit to recover
$00,000; continued by consent of parties.
Mary Bailey vs. the same road, for per
sonal injuries; continued by stipulation.
Veronica Miller vs. the same road; dis
missed. The personal injury case of
James Thomas vs. Wevland Stedman is
being tried. Thomas walked into an
elevator shaft in the store of the de
fendant at Rochester, Minn., and al
leges to have sustained injuries to the
extent of £3.000. The court will prob
ably be in session in this city the re
mainder of the week.
An Innovation by Minnesota Val-
ley Medics.
Special to the Globe.
Mankato. Minn., Dec. 4.—The Min
nesota Valley Medical association met
■in this city today, closing tonight. The
officers elected for the coming year
were: President. Dr. Merritt, St. Peter;
first vice president, Dr. O. C. Strickler,
NewUlm; second vice president, Dr.
G. W. Mclntyre, St. Peter; third vice
president, Dr. A. A. Gillette, St. Paul;
treasurer, Dr. J. 11. James, Mankato;
secretary. Dr. E. D. Steele, Mankato.
Twelve interesting papers were read at
the meeting. During the discussion
gum was used instead of cigars as here
tofore, as per previous resolution smok
ing was barred during the session.
Fargo Young Man Disgraces Him
self and Disappears.
Special to the Globe.
Fakgo. N. D., Dec. 4. — Norman
Turnbull. night agent at the Northern
Pacific express office here, disappeared
Saturday night. lie is supposed to have
lied to Winnipeg. lie leaves a wife
of a few months, who has from
time to time given him money till she is
left without a dollar. Turnbull lost
everything he could lay his hands on at
roulette. George* Barthell, the com
pany's special agent, who is checking
up, thinks Turnbull short in his ac
Kiefer Is Active.
Washington, Dec. 4. — Upon the
suggestion of Representative Kiefer
the post surgeon at Fort Snelling has
prepared plans and forwarded them to
the surgeon general of the army for a
new hospital at the post, to cost about
$30,000. This estimate will be sub
mitted to congress.
Sioux Falls Vaccinated.
Bpeclal to tho Globe.
Sioux Falls, S. D., Dec. 4.—The
board of health of the city council last
evening ordered the compulsory
vaccination of all the school children
in the city and made provisions to pay
for vaccinating those who were too poor
to do so themselves.
Go Up for Life.,
Special to the Globe.
Git and Foijks,N. D., Dec. 4.—Reisner,
Mertie and Murphy for highway rob
bery were sentenced to life imprison
London Times Points Out One
Feature of Cleveland's Plan.
London, Dec. s.—ln its financial ar
ticle this morning the Times.remarkiug
that operators in the market for Ameri
can railroad securities showed their
disappointment in President Cleve
land's message by offering tor sale sev
eral of the leading stock?, says that the
absence of a provision for increasing
and protecting the treasury's store of
gold has been commented upon, but it
should not be forgotten that if green
backs were withdrawn to enable an in
creased circulation of national bank
notes the treasury would not require to
hold gold to so great an extent as now.
It is improbable, however, that any
change will be made until the Republi
cans are in actual power, and long be
fore that we shall obtain more light on
the question of whether America will
not be forced to abandon gold alto
Trust Overreached Itsolf.
Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 4.—The Georgia
state senate, by a vote of 31 to 1, passed
the bill opening the state to all insur
ance companies notwithstanding the
state deposit law. This action was
brought about by companies doing
business under the present law having
formed a pool under the name of the
Southwestern tariff association and
raising rates up 33 1-3 per cent higher
iii this state than they charge iv other
stts es.
PRICE TWO CENTS--{ *^g458 ---NO. 339.
There's No Direct Clue to the
Murderer of Miss Cath-
arine Gingf.
Her Friend, Harry T. Hay
ward, "Pumped" by the
At the Hour at Which the
Young Woman's Life Was
The mystery surrounding the murder
of Catherine Ging appears to be deepen
ing, and, in spite of the efforts of the
police yesterday, no direct clue was ob
tained. That it was premeditated there
seems little doubt, for every detail of
the terrible crime was carried out with
a nicety ot exactness. Sergeant Getch
ell. of the Fifth precinct, made a care
ful examination of the spot where the
body was discovered. He found where
the carriage had been driven about fifty
(From a Photograph by Ilaynes.)
feet from where the body lay and turned
around. The seat of the carriage, as
stated in yesterday's Globe, was satu
rated with blood, and on one of the up
rights of the carriage top were the
marks of bloody fingers. There was
the imprint of every bloody finger,
showing that the murderer had satu
rated his hands in the life blood of his
victim, endeavoring possibly to stifle
her cries. The post-mortem examina
tion showed that the woman's skull had
been fractured, and that her iicfe and
the upper jaw were crushed In and
broken. The police are of the opinion
that the murderer, after shooting the
woman, struck her in ihe head with the
butt of the revolver and then beat her
about the mouth and nose with it, to
insure the success of his crime.
The buffalo robe was found under the
woman. Apparently she had been lifted
out and laid upon the fur, after which
the murderer got back into the carriage
and drove back to town, lt appears
that she received a note during the
morning of the fatal day, which evi
dently arranged for a meeting with
some party unknown at the present
time, It was at first supposed that the
note was sent her by a traveling man
named Harvey Axford, but it turned
out that such was not the case. At any
rate, when evening came. Miss Ging
went to the West hotel, and a horse and
carriage was sent there to her by Goos
man, the liveryman. At a few miuutes
past 7 o'clock she proceeded to the cor
ner of Fifth street and First avenue
north, where she was met by some per
son, evidently the man who is wanted
tor her murder, and together they drove
off. A woman living within fifteen
rods of the place where the body
was discovered states that she
heard a shot at about 8 o'clock.
It is the theory of the police, and this
statement bears it out, that the couple
drove directly to the spot where the
murder was commuted. Sergeant
Gelchell also says he passed a horse and
carriage answering to the description of
the oue in which Miss (ling took the
ride, near the intersection of Chicago
avenue and Lake street, some tune be
fore 8 o'clock.
That the murder was committed by
some person well acquainted with the
city and all its suburban roads is ap
parent. A person unacquainted with
the city could not so readily have found
his way back to the vicinity ot tho liv
ery stable, for the place where the mur
der was, committed is on the very out
skirts of town, and in a section trav
ersed at night by none but people fa
miliar with the route.
Harry T. liiywaid, the young man
Weather—Fair; South Winis.
Caucus of Democratic Senators.
Mr. Carlisle's Currency Plan,
Ives Defeats Schaefer Again*
j about town whose connection with Miss
; (iing was fully stated in yesterday
moini ng's paper, was escorted to police
I headquarters yesterday morning, and,
! remained in charge of the inspectors all'
I day. He was examined closely, and !
| maintained stoutly that hs knaw noth
; ing about the case, save that the woman
wi3 a'frk-ud of his, and that they had
had a number of business deals with
each other. In an interview giv
en below, ho states that alio
borrowed money from him at various
j times and that the hist deal amounted
to a loan of 67,000. He was to have a
mortgage on the millinery store she in
tended to open and also her life insur
ance policy of 110,000. which was trans
ferred to him and which he now holds.
Mayor Eustis took a hand in the pro
ceedings during the day. leaving his
chief of police and the inspectors away
in the shade, in fact the mayor con
ducted the cross-examination himself.
At one time during the proceedings
Ilayward stated that he would go no
further in the matter unless he was
obliged to. The mayor staled emphat
ically that he was obliged to, which
meant that he was under arrest. At
G:3o he was taken to the county morgue
and brought into the room where the
murdered woman lay on a slab. The
white cover was removed from the face.
The sight was a ghastly one, but Hay
ward never winced. Ile said there was
no doubt but the dead woman was his
friend and acquaintance. The cover
was replaced, and Hayward asked to
have it removed again so he could take
another look at it.
Havwara, during his various Inter,
views with the police, mentioned tha
name of a Mr. Reed, of St. Paul. Mr,
Reed is the manager of the Golden Rule
department store on Seventh street,
and one of the firm of Reed ft Lennon,
of South Minneapolis. His full name is
Frederick I. Reed. Last night Mr.
Reed's brother was at police headquar
ters, and.it is understood, it was clearly
shown that the former knew nothing
about the case, save that he had been
acquainted with Catherine Ging.
Harvey Axford, the traveling man,
was also sent for. and he presented
himself at the chief's office accotuDanied
by his wife. They live at 1360 Nicollet
avenue and were friends of the mur
dered woman. Axford admitted he had
written notes to her. but they were of a
business nature, and his wife bears him
out in his statements. He did not write
the note which she received Monday
morning. They were detained but a
short time.
Hayward was taken back to the
mayor's office and was put through a
course of rigid cross-examination. He
had Assistant County Attorney Hall
and the mayor at him. Finally Mr.
Hall became wearied, but not so the
mayor. He stuck to his task for
hours and hours. Court Stenog
rapher Hitchcock was present and
took down all the testimony. Hayward
went over his entire connection with
the oead dressmaker, but owing to
the lateness of the hour, the star session
came to an end. It was Impossible to
learn the exact nature of the testimony.
He did. however, deny strenuously that
he knew aught of the murder, except
what he had been toid and read in tho
newspapers. He had passed the even
ing at the Grand opera house in com
pany with a Miss Bartleson. lie clearly
proved his statements in this particular.
Fred Eastman and Hal Watson came
down to the city hall and testified they
had seen him at the opera house iv
company with the lady mentioned.
The greater portion of the star ses
sion Patrolman Pat Cine, of the East
side police station, was present in the
outer office. He is a cousin of the dead
woman. He stated that her sister,
Julia Ging, who lives in Auburn, N. V.,
would arrive here just as soon as tho
cars could bring her. She left Roches
ter last night.
It was stated last night that the police
would like to find a young man named
Warnacke, who at one time posed as
Catherine's fiance. Mrs. A. W. Rus
sell, a laundress, who was at one time
employed as Miss Gine's laundress,
said yesterday that she had often seen
the man call upon her mistress at the
Lennox, where she at one time resided.
She saw him about, three weeks ago,
but he pretended that he did not know
the laundress. She says that he lives
in St. Paul, or did. and that he wenf
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