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THE DfllUy GLOBE IS PUBLISHED EVERY DAY At the Globe Ilnildlns. COR. FOURTH AND CEDAR STS. Official Paper of Ramsey County. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Payable in Advance. Daily and Sunday, per month .BO Daily and Sunday, G month*. $2.75 Daily and Sunday, one year...? 5.00 Daily only,, per month ••• • • ' 40 Dally only, -six months $2.25 Daily only, one year . .^. . . • $4.00 Sunday only, one year $1.50 .Weekly, one year. ?1.00 Address all letters and telegrams i to THE GLOBE. St. Paul. Minn. EASTERN ADVERTISING OFFICS. ROOM 517.TEA1PLE COURT BUILD ING, NEW,.. YORK. .WASHINGTON BUREAU. 1405 F ST. N. W. :• j__ . Complete files of the G lo b c always kept on hand ! for reference. TODAY'S WEATHER. WASHINGTON, May 19.-Forecast ' lor Monday: For Minnesota-Fair; ■warmer; southerly winds. For Wisconsin-Fair; warmer; vari able winds, becoming southerly. For lowa— Probably cloudy weather; ■warmer; north winds, becoming vari able. "• "■-'■ l i ' '.: For the Dakotas— warmer; southerly winds. For Montana— warmer in east • era portion; southerly winds. INDICATIONS. United States Department of Agrll P culture, Weather Bureau, Washing lon May 19, 6:18 p. m. Local Time, 8 p. m. 75th Meridian Time.—Observa tions taken at the same moment or time at all stations. TEMPERATURES. 1 place. Ther. | Place. • Ther. I St Pau1... ...... 54 Swift Current ...54 | Duluth 33, Qu' AppeUe 4G La Crosse 52 Minnedosa 40 Huron 50 Winnipeg 48 Pierre 54 Port Arthur .....42 Moorhead 46, — — St. Vincent 48 Boston ...48-52 Bismarck ........ *4 Buffalo 48-o2 Williston ........48, Cheyenne ••'•••50-^2 Havre .60. Chicago .......38-42 Miles City .; 51 1 Cincinnati ■•••62-70 Helena CB. Milwaukee ...40-42 'Edmonton .......GO Montreal ......52-G6 Battleford ...".... 54 1 New Orleans.. 74-82 Prince Albert ...5G New York ....48-52 Calgary 54: Pittsburg 58-6) Medicine Hat ...G4l ■ - ' * DAILY MEANS. Barometer, 30.11; thermometer, - 44; relative humidity, 61; wind, north; ■weather.partly cloudy; maximum ther mometer, 55; minimum thermometer, 33; dally range, 22; amount of rainfall or melted snow In last twenty-four hours, trace. ' '■"■ RIVER AT BA. M. Gauge Danger Height of Reading. Line. Water. Change St. Paul .. 1.8 -0.2 La Crosse ./< 5.3 0.0 Note — Barometer corrected for tem perature and elevation. P. F. LYONS, — .— AN APPRECIATED WELCOME. Nothing connected with the cordial reception which the New Glob has • met from the putlic has given it more gratification than the unanimous and hearty sympathy and appreciation ex pressed by its contemporaries, laborers with it in the same field .of. human progress. ' Our friends' of the country as well of the metropolitan press have been interested in the determination to publish a newspaper that shall stand at the same time for sterling Democ racy and for all : that is best in the | traditions of journalism. It is evidence enough to us that human nature and the desire of the people are no lower than we. have believed them, to find no word of envy or sly detraction, but ev erywhere the heartiest welcome and a j praise to earn which would be no mean ambition. Without discrimination we have published what the newspaper world is saying of the New Globe, as evidence of what we said at the outset, that '.'the standards of the pub lic are not lower than our own." ■ There ■ are . few shrewder or more uncompromising judges in newspa perdom than the editors of the coun try press. These are the men who have been taught by a stern schoolmaster, and whose closeness to the people gives their judgment an accuracy which he who looks at men in the mass not seldom fails to reach. They are men of earnestness, whose convictions must not only set down in the daily or. weekly leader, but maintained in constant intercourse with the brightest - of their fellows. They are men very often' whose limitations are of place and circumstance; and whose ability, set at work in a larger and more lib eral field, would win a larger recogni tion. The Globe has a great ad miration for the newspapers and newspaper men of the smaller cit ies and the country towns; and it values not more highly the ap proval of the metropolitan critic than the favor of those keen judges in town j and village who are equally unsparing j to a fault and equally responsive to the note of honesty and earnestness of purpose. Therefore it presents its compliments to those who have given it the hand of welcome, and assures them that it ..will be found always with them battling for the right and i the best things in public life, in the social state, and in the development of character. - ■ HOW THEY RISE. The Omaha Bee quotes approvingly the affirmative answer Leslie's Week ly makes to its own question: 13 the Republican party cap-able of rising to the level of its great responsibil ities and opportunities? Bath of these papers deal in generalities and ab stractions, If they wanted something concrete, some . actual demonstration of the capacity of their, party to rise to its opportunities, they could read ily find them, and, in Republican pa pers, they could find full opinions as to how it had risen when given op portunity, and how it had improved . its opportunities."- . ' y v'. : ' • A striking instance is in Peiaware, ■whose voters installed a legislature of that party on ■ probation. Its : ef fort 'to elect ; a. senator there is a fine illustration of the high sense of re sponsibility and of capacity to im prove opportunities. Then there is iNevv York, where complete control •was 'taken from the Democrats and 'given 'to the Republicans. A cur sory reading of the New York Trib une should convince even a careless reader of the capacity of the party there to "rise" to its "oppor tunities." Then over in New Jersey the same experiment was tried, and the same demonstration was made. In Pennsylvania we infer from the comment of Republican papers that the legislature made the most in its way of the ■ opportunities that came to. its members. ■- -■• 4 Again there is the legislature of Illi nois, solidly Republican, - that --' has made a fine show of capacity for ap preciating botih responsibilities and opportunities. - Even the Republican papers had to attack its surrender \;of public interests to 'private corpora tions, and one Republican paper act ually employed a lawyer- to go ;j/t6. Springfield and watch and expose the , fellows that were making the most of their "great - opportunities." ; Inci dentally the use the Republican coun cil of Chicago makes of the opportun ities coming its - way is also 'a-; prac tical answer. Wisconsin, too, had an experience with a restored -Repub lican legislature' "that wa3 '; not \ alto gether satisfactory if we may judge from the comments of Republican pa pers. Estimating what congress will be and do by what", these were and have done, we should say that whether, the party as represented there will "rise" to either its responsibilities or oppor tunities,- is altogether a 'matter of what its members regard as either the one or the other. -If ; : they.; take the same vie"w that their lesser '■but more numerous, brethren in the state legis latures have, the rise will not be phe nomenal. . -"- ..-•' i •..: •.:•■-. -■::■ THE WAIL OF THE ROBBER. . Your high protectionist . is never weary of exhibiting his solicitude for the workingman. All his anxiety about having tariff duties made as high as possible is, he .will tell you, caused by his desire to have the wages of labor made ample. He has never yet explained how the manufacturer is to be obliged to divide with his employes. It i 3 the capitalist into whose hands a protective tariff puts the power to extort . money from the consumer. He is the direct beneficiary of those taxes that have been im posed, under the protective theory, on the nation, for the alleged benefit of labor. But at that point legislation stops. No machinery is provided for realizing the professed benefit to the workingman. There is no means by which he may enforce a divide. And in practice he usually works on at the old wages until at last he extracts, by the costly process of the strike, a por tion of the increased profits that his employer is receiving 'through the, tax ing power of the government exercised upon the whole people. . - It is seldom that the rapacity of the protected classes is as openly con fessed as it is by the New York Trib une, which views with amazement and sorrow the desire of the laboring man to share in the benefits of the late improvement in business condi tions. Looking upon the movement of workers in various portions of the country to secure for themselves a portion of the gain involved in new 'activity and a rise of prices, it won ders at their unreasonable rapacity. "It is to be regretted ■< extremely," it says, editorially, "that, just when the great industries are enjoying an in creased demand for" their products, an epidemic of strikes for higher wages has broken out, and spreads rapidly." j This is a species of unreasonableness for which it has no tolerance; and it warns laborers in .i the great indus tries that "they have no more chance of success than the angry waves have of breaking down the iron-bound cliffs against which they dash." 'pA-V:'j; Every one who understands politi cal economy, and the New York Trib une, which does not, ...will tell the workingman that he ought ' not to strike on a falling market. Resistance to a reduction of wages, caused by ; de cline of business and lowered prices, is usually hopeless. But now the Tribune tells him "that 'it is equally useless, and even more unkind, to ask for more wages on a rising mar ket. The logical conclusion from which 'is that ' he ought ' never \ to ex pect better wages at all. -When prices are going down, he cannot expect them. When prices are going up, he must not petition for them; because the wicked Democrats have reduced, the tariff, and manufacturers cannot afford to . pay wages even when they are making money. This is all that one would expect of the. New York Tribune. But it is worth while ;■ for •the workingman to stop to consider the quality of the sympathy extended . to him by this apostle of extreme protection. It is exactly what one might suppose it 'to be. The care of the protectionist .is for himself. If he can use the laborer for his own ad vantage, that is enough for .him. Never was the true nature of 'the "robber tariff" better exhibited than in this wa.il of its organ over the de mand of labor to share in the profits of returning prosperity. Labor can judge for itself of the sincerity of a professed devotion to its " interests which exhibits itself r in a plea for stationary wages with a rising mar- f ket. 1^ ONE KiM) OF FINANCING, '* :-"'" j • ■ -- - *" .... If One man kills another, that is mur der; if he causes the slaughter of a thousand, that is war. In the one case he is a murderer; in the other a great general. If a man imposes on another a lump of brass made to re semble a "gold brick," he is a confi dence man. If he capitalize something ; at a magnified value and indues peo- | ple to buy the watered stock, and sub sequently suffer loss from . the expul sion of the water, the public calls him a "financier.". The victim of the con fidence man soon finds that his gold brick is only gilded brass, and worth only the price of the brass in it. The investor in the financed stocks finds that the property has not an earning capacity sufficient to '. pay .' dividends on the capitalization, and that \ the value of his stock is only that of the ; plant it represents. • The victim of the confidence man pockets his loss with what good- grace he can, and profits by his experience. The victims of the i financier bestir, themselves,* get receiv ers appointed, form reorganization committees, submit to the squeezing out of water, pocket their losses.- and credit them up to - the account of ;. ex perience gained. .Meantime the two enterprising chevaliers, d'industrie go to fishing in other streams, resting Se cure in their knowledge of the fact that | the supply of suckers is Inexhaustible. Last year, when the Brooklyn street. car strike was on, Justice Gaynor held that the company had no- right to en- ■ gage in any dispute with its employes that might interfere. with its primal duty to render continuous. service : to the public. . Following; the comment, some censorious,' : some approving, made on his decision, \ Judge • Gay nor wrote a defense, in which.he. gave a', history of the exploitation of th? street" car lines of that city, by., which the modest i and actual capitalization ot * two or _ three million'- dollars was swelled by the financiers who manipu lated the deal into some $30,009,000. H? pointed out that it was the strenuous J efforts of these exploiters to make the roads earn dividends on this > water and interest on the inflated bond issues that led to a reduction of wages, dis content of the men, impaired service I THE SAINT PAUIy DAJXY GLOBE: MONDAY MORNING, MAY 20, 1895. and finally the strike. . A fitting, in fact, an inevitable end of this piece of financing, was '■ the appointment the : other day of a receiver for the com pany. -: ' ' .' ." ■, ... The street railway, systems of : Mil waukee have been similarly exploited, and with the usual result of a receiver ship '■ now impending. Prior to • 1890 there were three or four . local com panies operating railways in the streets | of that city. -They were all gcod, divi dend-paying properties. The ' financier saw. in -them one of his opportunities. : He proceeded to "promote" . it. He had previously organized the North American Company of | New Jersey. . He next organized the Milwaukee Street Railway Company of j New Jer sey with a capital of $5,000,000. He : then organized the Milwaukee Street : Railway Company of Wisconsin with a capital of 11,000,000.- The North American company owns the Milwau kee-New.. Jersey • company; the ■ j Mil- : waukee-New. Jersey, company owns' the Milwaukee- company, and the financier owns them all. * . He then .negotiated for the purchase of the local companies and secured them. He claims to have paid for them and a couple of electric • plants . $6,675,000, but how or in what is not stated.- I Then he began to exploit the in vesting public. rHe issued thirty-year 5 per cent . bonds ,to the amount of $11,250,000, and unloaded them on those who trusted his representations as to their value, present and prospective. In this, because he was a financier, and not a plain confidence, man, he succeeded. Then began the difficul ties that are now culminating in a re ceivership. The interest charge was $561,500 a year. The operating ex penses, are over $700,000 a year. The total is. $1,391,500 a year. The net in come is about $400,000 a year. The capitalization, stock and bonds, is $17, --250,000. When the dividends were "passed" the bondholders were quieted with stories of improvements and fu ture dividends. As default succeeded: default, the bondholders "dropped" their interest claims to the amount of • $836,250. But the end was inevitable, and the squeezing process is to begin. Meanwhile the financier has retired to : some foreign country to rest and re cuperate his energies for some further' exhibition of his genius when the times are more propitious, leaving his vic tims to reflect upon the difference be tween such financing and confidenc ing. : ■ A 1)1 i.l •: >; M V SOLVED. r'-i' ; We have witnessed, with that con cern which difficulties in families, not one's own, but one's near neighbors, always give to the peace-loving per son with altruistic notions, the ' dis sensions already rife and rapidly mov ing to the acute stage in the family of our next door neighbor, the Repub lican party, over the question of who* of its favorite sons shall be chosen ltd carry the banner in the next cam paign. The calmness which reigns in bur own house . makes the turmoil in our neighbor's all the more distressing, and moves us to tender our good of fices in a purely friendly and humani tarian* way, »to arbitrate the differ ences and suggest a solution of : the quarrel that will restore peace. - r It is always good politics, when three or; four, aspirants for the same place get so fierce in their contentions that they divide a party into factions, and . the adherents of each begin to carry knives in their bootlegs, to kindly, but with ; firmness, set the ."•' contestants aside and select some one who is- y free from entangling alliances wi'h any "one of them. The usual difficulty with this is that it results ; in the selection of some colorless individual, without a record, who will please no one in his efforts to please every one; but better that than the triumph of one faction over others, with the certainty of a razor play afterwards. We need. not make any pointed illustrations of the application of -> these observations to make their significance : plain to our next-door neighbor. '-* As for the Popu lists .in the - back . ■ alley— well, they aren't, in it, and don't count. Without any beating about the bush,; we plump. the suggestion to our good friends next door that they drop all 1 their ' bickering about McKinley and ' restoration; Reed and bimetallism;; Allison and non-co'mmittalism, #:id; Harrison ; and grandfather ism, and unite on Rear Admiral Richard W. Meade and "Americanism," jingoism and highfalutingism. The suggestion \ needs no elaboration to any intelligent ■ person with perceptions' of L strategic l points open and acute. But we fear that the acerbity has \ reached - such a stage among the | immediate followers of the leading aspirants that we must accompany our suggestion with some reasons that will appeal to the sober sense of the minor members of our neighbor family, minor in prominence, but major in numbers. . .We gladly credit one of these rea sons to a suggestion recently made by our own Crisp in connection with our own little family - affair of the same kind, that we select next year some "good Western man with a j war record." As our folks are looking for a, man with a good peace record, thinking that . the - questions of j peace are rather more pressing - just now than are those of war, we gladly waive j any claim .of prior discovery to this suggestion in favor of the restoration of peace and : quiet in our neighbor's household. In the interests of peace \ and harmony, we are . prepared _to • make even greater sacrifices than this.' We might, were it necessary, rival Artemus Ward in our sacrificial offer ings on 'the altar of a bleeding coun try. •" But there are many reasons why the rear admiral should be utilized, the force of which seems to us to be apparent to the most obtuse. There is something about a war record that is very taking with the average voter, and every party has, at one time or another, utilized it. So highly did our next-door neighbors appreciate this that they took the Democrat Grant and made him their candidate, while we, in our house, have played with its fascinating effects, sometimes success fully and sometimes without produc ing the desired effect. But in this case there is a peculiar advantage. In all the long line of candidates, successful and losing, none of them ever won his spurs in the navy. The figure is not exactly apposite, we admit; but the horse marine branch of the. navy service will preserve it from being' wholly inappropriate. Why not give our glorious navy a chance? Will rt not be in harmony, too, with this revival of our naval spirit? Are not the complications of the nation al most wholly in our foreign affairs, involving a consideration of war ships? Tndeed, is not the national prominence of the testy admiral wholly due to his disgust with the spirit of the administration which makes it in disposed to make something mO re than a show of our brilliant and expensive navy? Then how happMy the selec tion will accord with tfcflut patriotic spirit to which the epithet of jingoism has been applied by those degenerate sons of patriotic sires . who think that Americanism Is"-:-' 1 synonymous :"^ with " minding one's own business. * '*.' .; ; We are confident that this disinter ested ; advice »of ;, ours . will ? meet with hearty appreciation arid approval at' the -hands of at least two of the prom- ' inent ; members •of the divided house ■ hold. We 1 have read, ; not ' without in terest, ; the. paper of that eminent son of New England, Senator Henry Cabbb Lodge, on the foreign relations ana the diplomacy of the present ' adminis tration;, and his opinions are in; close and happy accord with the admiral ; ail* '- -though the views of the latter - were stated - with greater '" brevity, as be comes a man of war. ■ We feel sure that its wisdom will be apparent to all in the divided house, upon reflec tion, and that the jarring factions will x subside \ rapidly * into a , beautiful and blissful harmony • in the common union of all on Rear Admiral Richarcf J W. Meade for president in '96. > | -mm—- ; In a recent letter on the silver ques tion, written by Edward Atkinson to the Chicago Record, he said, rather more testily than is his wont in dis cussions, that I "there are two 1 kinds of fools . v in this world. One consists of the natural fools, . and to describe ; the other a swear word is necessary." . The comment on this by - some jof the • papers drew out a reply from the man .of detail * and figures, . in which he made explanation of the remark. He says, in • the ; Record : ■ ' I have been rebuked by the editor, of the Journal, of Lincoln, Neb., ami by other papery of high repute:, for. hinting- at swear words in a discussion ' of the silver question. Had one. of" these gentlemen - happened to lunch in the senate restaurant with one of the senators from one of the mining states, as I did within a ishort time, who, when I presented to him fair and rea sonable ■ arguments against free coin-: age, replied: "You needn't talk to me about that, Atkinson; you don't sup pose I believe in all the d- — -d rot, do you? Of ;. course, I know better, , but I have got to vote for it," even one who did not ordinarily indulge in strong language might be justified in using it. The treasury officials are surprised at the large and sudden demand for small bills, gold being given freely in; exchange for them, even for silver certificates of small denominations. They profess jan inability to account for it. A plausible 'explanation is the reappearance of the money that went into hiding in 1893, allured by the busi ness improvement. Naturally, it would be the larger denominations that j were put away, and these coming out now require small bills to "break" them. If this is correct, ,it is only an other of the many indications of reviv ing confidence and industry. :' . AT THE THEATERS. Galley Slave ut - the Grand. ' \* The- stock V; ewnpany at ; the Gran& last night was greeted by a compara.^ tively good house in the presentation^ of t Bartley . Campbell's ■ "Galley Slave.*'^ The play was finely staged, as has been every play which the stock com- 4 pany has presented this season, for at*3 tractive stagiSg^pf a play, is realized tp~ be well nigh as important as its aq-| tion. "The'Gall&y Slave,. is a very clever production, full of dramatic situ ations, which the fine ability of . thjei< personnel - of 1, the stock company \ mee]t^ in a most : artistic - manner. It is V alsb , bright '!iny : its lines, revealing, ' as : £ it does, a keen) observation of the modern : social life of : the day. '"" ,._■- .ft%;gw. The story of the play hinges about tvw^yeSms^artists, .both Americans, one a- rich, beautiful girl, the other her _ lover, a gifted young 1 artist. The young couple are separated by a schetn- • ing adventurer. A strong story, full of : adventure and pathos, is woven, and it occasions wonderfully clever acting. • There, are. r several • scenes of rare beauty in the T play, among them being the bridal | scei>d which : precedes . the wedding- of Cecily and Psyche, The costuming in this scene is beautiful, quitei idealic, in .fact. The cast of characters last night was especially : So well taken were they that they could scarcely have\ been taken to better advantage.: ; Miss Henrietta , Crossman as -Cecily Elaine, the heroine, was thoroughly, artistic in everything she did, and whether portraying the prospective bride anticipating her marriage with th© man she loved, or as the wronged, broken-hearted woman in; the power of an unscrupulous villain, ; Miss Cross man exhibited that daintiness of touch and dramatic ability which have made her so strong a favorite with the thea ter-going public. ; The part of Francesca Remini, as taken by Kate Blancke, was splendidly done. ; The character admits of more intensity than any other jin the cast, and in portraying its scenes Miss; Blaricke : was fully, equal to demands. j James Neill as Sidney Norcott, the lover and galley .'. slave, was well ren dered, for Mr. Neill's versatile abil ity admits of his doing many charac ters well, and the part given him last night , was rendered equal to anything he has done . this season. Baron Le Bols, the poor painter, the nobleman, the villain who ; had forsaken a wife and child to marry an heiress, is -a j hard ; part to take, but in the, hands of Charles Kent it was so well present j ed that it seemed a very easy character in the play, and not a central figure, as it was. " _ . •,;. . . . . ' The other characters, George Den ham as Oliver Oliphant, ; John .B. Maher as Franklyn Fitts, and Anna Blancke as Psyche Gay and Fannie Burt as Mrs. Phoebe • Gay, were ex ceedinglyclever and were heartily ap preciated by the audience. " The audi ence was very appreciative and the applause was . generously bestowed. "The" Galley .Slave" will be the billajt^ the Grand throughout the week. : 'v-' ( :s' ; .■ > ". ( *»^- ; .r---.---y^rrr— r— -r— i — •- ... .^. .... ;;'-.-";o£ Vaudeville at the Metropolitan, There : were" f aw vacant seats at the j Metropolitan ~: at ",. the | opening of tha . summer season , of - the .; Alhambr^ j Vaudevilles last night. It was a ; ne^ departure to put ..on such an enter-' \ tainment at the -Metropolitan and the; I people seemed anxious to see -just wha£ '. of attractions can be expected; during the season. | Should the attsn^ dance keep near th mark of : last night l ! it is certain that the management • of ; the .Alh'ainbra. Vaudevilles " . will atJ j least find their enterprise a , financial - j success at the pnd of .the season. r .': The' Fulton Brothers and Warran in their songs.pantomimas and "red-hot chase" ' scored ;J;a^hit;';:' : Gus Richards, the ■ double-voiced vocalist, is " a novelty,/ and ' very: elaver in his ; specialty '; act.' Prince Satsuma, the Chinese juggler, with his startling feats, : received gan erous applause.. The "musical har vesters," in their unique act, proved themselves v musicians ; of ; varied ; re sources. ' ', ; Their odd ; musical treat re- ceived hearty encores. ' Other pleasing? features were the singing of EvaSwin-' burn .. and Alic 1 Howard, and the re fined skit, "The Crust of Society," by Dolan and Lenbarr. . ; The j entertain ment closed with ChevaLer Cliquot'3 really extraordinary feats : of : sword swallowing. . ; The seemingly j impossi ble : things t he' : accomplished j astounded ; many, in tha audience. i. There will bo ■ a. matinee I this afternoon, and this cv • ening it is understood the Elks will attend in a body. '\:- „' ~'w'-' .'■■'":*'.':'. '"' i. . One ■or two of the ; specialties \ given last evening': will be eliminated by the ; management. They crept , in without •being rohoarsed, '- are not judged |to fee suitable for the class of , patrons it is hoped to draw. ;.. " :> :•.; EUSTIS IH DEBATE A STRONG SHOWING MADE . FOR SECRET SOCIETIES BY THE EX-MAYOR. a THEIR WORK EXPLAINED. ri MR. EUSTIS TWITS CHURCHMEN WITH A LACK OF TRUE CHARITY. A SWEDISH PASTOR REPLIES. J• ' - Rev. L. A. Johnston States His Ob jections to the Societies, and Dr. Smith Sums Up. Secret societies were vehemently discussed last night at the People's church before a large audience, con sisting chiefly of men. Rev. L. A. Johnston, pastor of the First Swedish Evangelical Lutheran church, attacked the societies; ex- Mayor Eustis, of Minneapolis, defended them. Dr. S. G. Smith, pastor of the church, acted as arbiter and chairman of the meet ing, making, a final summing up in a quasi-judicial capacity. Dr. Smith began by stating that, properly considered, the evening's theme was well fitted for Sunday dis- I.cussion. It would be treated impar ji|iuy, and he trusted th^t each side would tell the truth. He announced ;,that.ex-Mayor Eustis would make the tfifrst address, that Mr. Johnston would i&llow, and that he himself would add 'Same closing remarks. He then intro -;<iaced Mayor Eustis. ; T'Much of the benevolent- work of r nitodern life," said Mr. Eustis, "is the work of our secret societies. They ;may have evils, but the evils are as nothing comparel with the good they ■<!<3. The modern secret societies are ; aqt liKfe' those of ancient times. Their .adjects are entirely different. The foj-mer j had political ends, intentions tqjyais£fc A the furthering- of personal am bition' or of compassing*" private re venge. They were thoroughly selfish. :The latter are intended to do a work solely benevolent, social and charita ble. They are altogether altruistic. This is because of our Christian re ligion, for in all ages the secret so cieties have been in a way grafted upon, and have partaken of, the re bellion that was then organized. It is true that these modern societies have SECRETS AMONG THEIR MEM BERS, but they are chiefly confined to the : initiation ceremonies. And then, what was there objectionable in the mere existence of secrets? There were secrets in all families, but should we therefore abolish the family? The general purpose, the actual work of an attacked institution, was first to be -considered. What was ttie work of the secret societies? Altogether In the line of charity, humanity and be nevolence. What would many of the people of this country have done dur ing the recent hard times had it not been for the secret orders? The Ma sons, the Druid 3, the Knights of Pythias, the Odd Fellows and all the rest — what is their design? What is their constant labor? To succor the distressed, to visit the sick, to aid the widow and the orphan, to bury the dead— hardly an incendiary, un-Chri3 tian-like or revolutionary programme. For instance, the A. O. U. W. has, during twenty-five year 3, distributed benefits to distressed widows to the amount of $19,000,000. In Minnesota last year the society paid out over $100,000. The Odd Fellows of the coun- gjHpaid out last year in sick benefits »flS)0,000. In the seventy-six years of *tm*sr existence they have distributed over~: $70,000,000. A member, of the Elks carrying in his pocket his little certificate?- of membership, can safely say, as one said to me the other day: 'This will take care of me wherever I go. In Lakewood cemetery in Mm• -• heapolis Chere i 3 A BEAUTIFUL MONUMENT under, whose shadow wiil repose the body of any Elk who chances to die a stranger in the city. If a man dies in a strange titty bearing upon his person a certificate of membership in any church would he bo burled by loving hand 3in a beautiful cemetery lot in a handsome casket? He would probably be thrown unceremoniously Into the potter's field. "This, however, is nothing against the churches. They have their work ; the secret orders have theirs. But the. church members seem to lack that £<un lily feeling ; so characteristic of the so ciety man. The .former do not show the same interest in visiting the ■ sick, - and p relieving- the distressed. There are many forces in a man, some for good, some for evil. Those for good are vari ous in their. particular nature, but none should . be • neglected, ..; none '■■; should 'be ■ stunted or > rendered ; ineffective. The church - .does : a (great .', - unappreciable work, but it is on a high plane. It be longs to i the . spiritual : nature of man. The ; . secret S orders i labor ; rather - for man's physical benefit, yet their labors are not to be despised. ™*. : "There are no atheistical ; principles in the secret orders. One would often imagine in the lodge i room that Dr. Smith here was delivering one of his ablest efforts. I wish to 'ask those present '■, here to believe that there is no antagonism between the church and .the . societies. | Each does an important . work, - and both should be encouraged . to develop its \ possibilities to the ut most by developing in man eve^y power and possibility for good." . ,' Mr. " Johnson began by stating that i ■he was influenced : by no . personal prej udice. "Secret societies," said he, "are such an active and powerful influence in society that at least their nature : should be fully understood. .. This .is '■■•'■ AN AGE-OP LODGES. "Secret societies have always exist ed, 1 but they have have never been so numerous or so pewerful as at pres ent. In the cities they outnumber the churches by hundreds, and while the lodges are "filled: by the men, the churches are left almost entirely to the women and children. Charles Fran cis Adams has said that no more pow erful or effective instrument could be devised . to conspire and execute plots against the civil government than the secret society. The supplement to the Encyclopedia - Brittanica states that previous to 1830 no man could aspire to an influential political position in this - country who was not a Mason. The latter- order for many years con trolled every avenue to fame or power. President Jackson was undoubtedly elected mainly through the Masonic influence. President "George _ Washing ton, in his farewell address, had .warned all Americans to be . on the watch against the insidious influences of the secret society. The secret orders are opposed to Christianity. Their rituals mutilate texts 'from the holy Gospel for purposes of their own. In Masonry Christ w is never mentioned until the candidate) arrives at the ninth degree. At the end of the third degree it is sacreligiously announced that the Mason possesses all that is needed by the soul of man. Masonry thus seeks to supplant the church. The Mason says, 'The lodge is a good, enough church for me.' "The Odd Fellows deny the Trinity. Their ritual expressly says that belief In Christ shall not.be required of any applicant. Thus they take in, on equal terms, the Jew, the MonHammedani and the Christian. The Bible J^, placed on the same level as the Talmud/ the Koran and the Zend-Avesta." Yet the Scripture expressly 'forbids our having religious fellowship with unbelievers. "There are many profane oaths in the * ceremonies of the secret orders. Some I would not dare to repeat here. But, it was formerly, if not just now, the practice for the Royal Arch Mason to swear that he would take the part of another Royal Arch Ma.ion, whether the latter was right 6r wrong, in any difficulty, and that jhe would keep the others secrets even if it was a con fession of murder or of treason. v Be sides, all extra judicial oaths are con trary to right and to religion. The Masons pretend to be a charitable Christian order, yet they exclude all but well formed, healthy men and give aid to no other. "Finally the secret societies are wrong because they not only an tagonize religion but seeJc to sup plant religion; they violate the com mands of God,- they desecrate the name of Christ and they veil all under a specious disguise of benevolence." " . THE CLOSING BOUT. Mayor Eustis rose to add a few ■ words on his side of the question. Mr Johnson objected/claiming, that the mayor was violating the agreed pro gramme. Dr. Smith attempted to stop the mayor, but the latter good-na turedly insisted, and amidst consider able laughter the Minneapolis orator exclaimed that there were three Ma sons on the Hayward jury and the ac cused was a Mason, yet he was con victed. The mayor then read from the Masonic ritual certain prayers, show ing the distinct recognition of the Trinity and of the mediation of Christ .Dr. Smith summed up the argument by saying that both sides were right Mr. Johnson had made a remarkably good speech against the societies, yet he had quoted from one or two works not recognized as authentic authority for Masonic ceremonials.. Besides the danger from the societies was not political in this country. The orders were too numerous for that. Fear of the secret orders was, in fact, a foreign importation, because in Europe the de • signs and workings of many secret' societies are very different from what • they , are here. The chief trouble with the lodge is that it is too s°lf-suf flcient. It thinks that it can do 'the work of the church. There it is mi taken. The church, on the other hand is apt to be somewhat narrow. Many Christians are unwilling to recognize any power for good that does not emanate from the church.. This Is not the true spirit of Christ. The doctor added that he was himself a member in several societies and had failed to notice many of the objections ad vanced against by outsiders. THE NEW. GLOBE. Northwestern PrettN Given It a Warm Indorsement.. -. The St. Paul Globe, under its new management, made its first appearance Sunday morning last and more than j fulfilled ; promises and met expecta tions. That it is to be thoroughly Democratic, progressive, , interesting and instructive . was . made evident, and, - what ; is more, a paper for the home rather than the street. The Idea i that a successful newspaper must cater to the wants and demands of .the slums rather than those of the family and home '.is not the idea of :. the New ! Globe. The Globe will be Demo cratic, emphasizing . the doctrines of sound money, tariff for revenue only, honest government and "reform in the : conduct of . public office everywhere, unconditional war on paternalism and centralization in all their protean de basing forms." The platform Is one to commend, and as tho Globe has the ability to make itself felt it is safe to say that, it enters upon a career that will ;be be of marked benefit to the state, the party and the community Success to it.— Faribault Democrat " ", The St. Paul Globe seems to have changed proprietors' recently, and last ■ Sunday came out in a monster edition, announcing new features, new type and new machinery, : and, in fact a New Glob c. The Globe .will first strive to fill the place of a great news paper and will then strive for first place among Democratic newspapers /of the country, more especially of the Western states. .' -It promises well. It will unquestionably be able and thor ough . throughout its -various editorial and news services.— Wahpeton Times. 1 •■.. • • •: .■- ;/. , ~ ■•• :'. The St. Paul Daily lob passed into the hands of a new company last Sat urday, and upon Sunday ' an elaborate number was V issued. , Harold Smith, of Chicago, becomes • its " new- business manager and J. G. ■ Pyle, : for the past fifteen years associate editor :of the Fioneer Press, "■ takes 5 the , position rof editor r in : c;hief. v ,; George F. Glfford, who ' for the . past thirteen - years - has ~ been night editor of the paper, now becomes its managing editor. — Owatonna Jour nal. • • • The St. Paul Globe, the leading Democratic paper of the Northwest, has changed hands. J. G. Pyle, for the past fifteen years associate editor of the Pioneer Press, becomes editor-in chief of the new Glob c.— Clear Lake (Io.) Mirror. • ♦ « The St. Paul Globe, under new con trol Sunday, was as handsome an edition as was ever turned out in this state, being filled with thirty-two pages of choice and valuable reading matter.— Mazeppa Independent. • * * The St. Paul Globe purports to have changed hands, the change hav ing taken place last Saturday. It re news allegiance to Jeffersonian prin ciples and declares its intention to work indefatigably for the enthrone ment of Democracy.— Grove City Times. * • • The new G1 o b c is a model of jour nalism, replete in current news and a beauty as to styles It will be Demo cratic to the core. Success is assured if it keeps up its present high standard of excellence.— Rush City Post. • • • The St. Paul Globe has changed hands, but its Wall street policy re mains unchanged. Harold Smith be comes its business manager, J. G. Pyle editor and G. F. Glfford managing editor.— Twice a Week, Cresco, 10. • • ♦ Last Sunday's St. Paul Globe was a beauty in size, appearance and con tents. It contained more and better illustrations than any othw Sunday paper In the country.— Wabasha Her ald. • *' •. The St. Paul Globe has a new editor who explains that in future his paper will stand for the advancement everywhere of Democratic principles. The editor should explain his prin ciples. What are Democratic princi ples, anyway, nowadays? • • • The St. Paul Globe under its new ownership and management has at j once taken a position in the very front rank of Northwestern journalism.— Superior Inland Ocean. The St. Paul Globe appears in a bran new dress. Everything about it is new except the old familiar head line, which emphasizes the fact that the Globe will, in the future as well as in the past, be the leading exponent of Jeffersonian Democracy in the Northwest.— Aberdeen (S. D.) State Democrat. • • • The St. Paul Globe has tak^n another step forward as a progressive newspaper, and on Sunday last put out a thirty-two-page edition that is a credit to the management. May It prosper to do noble work for Dem ocracy.—Nelson County (N. D.) Herald. • ♦ • The St. Paul Daily Globe changed hands last Saturday, and on Sunday morning: a mammoth edition was is sued which was not only a. credit to the new management, but to the enter prising city in which the Globe is published as well. The Globe has always been one of the best news papers in Minnesota, and under its new management it promises to be still better. J. G. Pyle, who has had many years experience on the Pioneer Press, is editor-in-chief of the new organi zation, which is a guarantee that the editorial part of the Globe will lack nothing in vigor and the higher aim of journalism. Success to the Globe. — Pipestone Star. * * * The St. Paul Globe comes to our table bearing the signs on every page of a thorough and complete revivifi cation from the lethargy in which it has so long- reposed. It is really what It calls itself, "The New Glob c." Kept up to the standard it has set the Globe will be a great newspaper, the greatest in the great Northwest.— Charles City (Io.) Citizen. OUR BOOK TABLE. "Melting Snows," by Prince Scho-' enaich-Carolath, is a story of German student life that has just been pub lished by Dood, Mead & Co. The translation from the German was writ ten by Margaret Symonds. The stu dent, Bent Sorenson by name, is the son of a poor minister, who is working hard at mathematics in a big town in North Germany. His is the rather wearisomely phlegmatic temperament of the German, coupled with a stolid determination to succeed. His ambi tion to establish himself with a great engineer is all the greater, as to him his entire family will have to look for support. The calm and order of his regular life is broken in upon by the appearance of a young and beautiful girl. Bent soon discovers that she is in difficulties, out of which he can help her, and from the time that he declares himself her champion and protector against an old aunt, his work at the university suffers, until finally, the once most devoted of students is rebuked by his professors for neglect ing his work. The denouement is anything but sat isfactory. After fighting a duel on Giacinta's account, and giving her his help and protection through many hard times, she is finally forced to leave him by the tyrannical aunt, and is driven by her into a marriage with a man that she does not love. The people are interesting, although the way in which the girl who knows her self to be in love with one man allows a cranky relative to arrange her af fairs for her with another, will be condemned by a number of people. "Melting Snows." By Prince Schoen aich-Carolath. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. Cloth, $1.23. For sale by the St. Paul Book and Stationery Company. • * • In "The Zig-Zag Paths of Life," Ma tifda Vance Cooke relates the fortunes and misfortunes of a group of people that are in no sense uninteresting, al though the principal character is rath er an unusually bad type of the utterly selfish man. A man who can don the garb of the minister and in the guise of a servant of the church evade trie punishments that must surely follow a persistent doing of the thing that 13 wrong, is certainly not the ideal type of a man for the most prominent char acter in a story, but some of the many people "who were sufferers directly from the evil-doing of the one indi vidual are sufficiently interesting to make the story worth while reading. "The Zig-Zag Paths of Life," by Ma tilda Vance Cooke. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co. Cloth, $1. For sale by the St. Paul Book and Stationery company. V • • A book that has recently been ;>ui> lished* and which is simply a chroni H A tS&TI" NERVOUS - &i : ' Mil I I-OYSPEPTJC J& cle of the disasters a*Vi the triumphs of the luckless race that ruled in the realm of Lipara, which is undoubtedly . intended for Russia, is the new novel • by Louis Couperus, entitled "Majesty." The translation is by A. Teixeira, de Mattos and Ernest Dowson. The story deals with Hie at a royal court, where people live like kings and do very much as all the other members of the great human family do. It is perhaps the most brilliant of the three novels that Couperus has written, and he has drawn a very interesting picture of life at the court of a monarch whose rule is absolute. The emperor, a sus picious old man with a will of iron, and the heir to the throne, though physic ally weak, but possessed of a wonder fully clear intellectual perception. i "Majesty." By Louis Couperus. Nsw Fork: D. Appleton & Co. Cloth, $1. For sale -by the St. Paul Book and Stationery company. • • • Keppler and Sehwarzmann, of New York, the publishers of "Puck," have published "Just For Fun," which is a collection of pictures that are pub lished in that magazine, and which always provide such an amount of amusement for the fun-loving public. The pictures are in black and white and in colors, and are some of the best work of Frederick Burr Opper. Afr. Opper'n previ ous books, "Puck's Oppov Book" and "This Funny World as Puck Sees It." enjoyed such a popularity for some ysars that it is safer to say that this new publication frorr such a popular illustrator of the comedies . of every day life will receive a very warm re ception, "Just For Fun" contains be sides its fifty-six pages of caricature a half-tone portrait of Mr. Opper. * • • Edgar Saltus has loomed up with a new novel entitled "When Dreams Come True." The people with whom he deals in this new book are that class of human, beings whose actions are controlled entirely by their emo tions. One can feel very little sym pathy for people who go through life misunderstanding their friends ami themselves as well. For the unfor j tunate people in Mr. Saltus 1 story, however, everything turns out in the end as it might have done so long be fore had the people only kept them selves out of a maze of unnecessary difficulties. . "When Dreams Come True." By Edgar Saltus. New York: Transat lantic Publishing company." * * * The Metaphysical Magazine for May offers "The New Psychology," by J. Elizabeth Hotehkiss; "Intuition and Divination," by Alexander Wilder; "Steps in Occult Philosophy," by Alex ander Fullerton;' "Moral Healing Through Mental Suggestion," by W. J. . Colville, and the fifth paper on "The Religious Training of Children," by Abbey Morton Diaz. THE NEWEST HOOKS. From the publishers: Home Book company, New York: "The Fair Maid of Fez," : by St. George Rathbone. Fifty cents. Rand, McNally & Co., Chicago: "A Freak in Finance," by J. F. Cargill. Fifty cents. W. B. Conkey company, Chicago: "Coin at School in Finance," by George j E. Roberts. From the St. Paul Book and Sta tionery company: D. Appleton & Co., New York: "The Marriage of Esther," by George Booth by. Fifty cents. ■ ..-:•.;., "The Story of Sonny Sahib, by Mrs. Everard Cotes. One dollar. MAGAZINES RECEIVED. Harper's Weekly. New York: Harper Brothers. The. Youth's Companion, ■ Boston. - - Poet-Lore. Boston: Poet-Lore com pany. Babyhood, New York: Babyhood Pub lishing company. The Chap Book. Chicago: Stone & Kimball. Rockies Magazine. Dillon, Mont.: Tribune Publishing Company. Harper's Bazar. New York: Harper * Brothers. --i The Keynote. New York: Edward Lyman Bill, publisher. The Kindergarten' News. Springfield, Mass.; Milton Bradley company, LITEUAItV NOTES. • Four articles on the bicycle will ap pear in the June Scribner, with abun dant illustrations by such artists as Gibson, Frailer and Hassam. The lat est mechanical development^ of the wheel, the social side of the sport, a doctor's practical opinion, and a wom an's view of it are included In this number. It is proposed to follow it in July with a description of the rage for bicycle riding in Paris, with illus trations. A new book by E. F. Benson, the author of "Dodo; a Detail of the Day," in announced by Harper & Bros, for publication in May. It is entitled "The Judgment Books." McClure's Magazine for June will contain excellent short stories by Rud yard Kipling, Robert Barr and Stanley J. Weyman. The new edition of Rudyard Kipling's works, just published by Macmlllan & Co., includes all his early Indian tales, and, Indeed, forms an absolute ly complete edition of his works, with the exception of two volumes— "Many Inventions" and "The Jungle Book." A Cure for Silv»»riiiuiila. New. York Journal of Commerce. We do not for a moment doubt that when Eastern interests, not exclud ing those of the national banks, come to -fairly understand the real meaning of the attitude of the South and West, they will acquiesce in the extension of the right of issue to the state banks; provided that the guarantees, limita tions and safeguards are such as to insure the absolute safety of the notes and are virtually identical with such amended "conditions as may be pro vided for the national banks. •amt Now and for Era One, Etc. St. Louis Republic - From Jefferson to Jackson, from Jackson to Tilden and from TUden on through the forever, the doctrines of the Democratic party have been and will be hard money, home rule, man hood suffrage and personal freedom. A ratio of coinage can no more estab • lish a proscription within the De mocracy than a fashion plate . can . force Democrats into the uniform of servility. Just Watching- »'■<■ Cat. Washington Post.* . The Republican leaders and organs are less frank than their opponents in their treatment of the similar but probably less extensive disturbance in their party. No fact is better known than the existence of frjt silver and anti-free sliver wings or factions In the Republican household.