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VOL. XX.— NO. 151.
BULLETIN OF
THrE ST. PflrLJl^ GI^OBE.
MONDAY, BIAY 81, ISO 7.
Weather for Today —
Fair and Warmer.
PAGB 1.
MoKlnley Wants Cuba Free.
Hanua May Not Enter the Ohio FiKht
Tii»vno<l Disgusted W'ltli Ta.rlflC,
SnniMis. Norway, In Ruintt.
Company D's Good siuv.\ inn\
PAOK a. V
Misti Acliernian's Address.
Rev. Stout Eulogizes Moses.
TAGS 3.
Minneapolis Matters.
Bauonlaurcate Sermon at the 17.
Times-Herald's Grnin Review*
FAfcK 4. V
Editorial.
State Fair Prices.
faub a.
Saints Get Another Surprtsc.
Jirc-.iiTd <_ limf.iug to Hie 'l'oj.
Hoosiers Defeat the Bines.
Results In the National.
Brooklyn Handicap Predictions.
Day's Sporting Record.
rAGB •.
Electricity Makes Plants Grow*
World's Markets Reviewed.
rittS 7.
Indian Soldiers to Be Mustered Out.
Wants of the People.
rAGB S.
Electric Line on the Jnngrau.
Fashions oX New York.
EVENTS TODAY.
Met— The Arnoiom, 8.15.
Lexington l*k— Ha-«r Ball, 1 <>.:s<), 8.30.
finelling — Guard Mount. 8.4S a. m.
Battalion Parade, G.4S p. in.
MOVBMBOT OF STEAMSHIPS.
NEW YORK-^Arrivedi Obdam, Rotterdam.
HAVRE— Arrived: La Champagne, New
York.
QUEENSTOWN—^SaiIed: Etrurla (Liver
pool), New York.
-»_ —
The gasoline stove doesn't appear to
be doing ftts worst this season.
— — —
"We assure Mr. Fltzsimmons, who has
Just resumed talking, that the public
has reached a Btate of mind in which
it would much prefer Bilence.
There is a charming simplicity about
the names of the Japs. Marquis Ito is>
traveling through this country. He is
accompanied by Marquis Kido.
In answer to Senator Tillman's pitch
fork resolution, Senator Aldrich says
he has not bought or Bold a share of
eugar stook. But, Senator, there are
others.
Kansas takes the bakery for unique
ness again. The notice of a young wo
plan's wedding winds up with a long
list of young men whom she has re
jected.
-•- ■
The German ambassador at Constan
tinople Is Baron Saurma yon der
Jeltsch. At any rate, he is on even
terms with most of the Turks as to a
name.
-^
It Is announced that there will be six
days of formal tea drinking during the
aueen's Jubilee. And, it might be add
ed, a week of free but informal cham
pagne drinking.
The sultan of Turkey objects to Min
ister Angell because he is the friend
Of missionary societies. The old ras
cal! Somebody ought to steal his whole
harem for that.
Mayor Strong, of New York, is a man
without a party. The Republicans
have turned him down, and the citi
eens' union leaders declare they do not
want him because he has not come up
to their standard.
The meanest man in the world lives
et Melbourne, Australia. He told a lot
of theosophist ladies where to find coal.
They epent $40,000 in cash, bored 4,000
feet and got thirty tons of rich ocean
mud.
Statistics show that many of the
girls are turning their attention to
pharmacy. Who knows but the
g-irl of the future will give her faith
less lover prussic acid instead of suing
him for $10,000 for breach of promise?
T9ie Spanish newspaper Heraldo says
the United States Is preparing to inter
vene with perfidy in Cuba, and asks
if the Spanish nation will swallow the
pill. Hadn't you better take a good
look at Greece before bristling up 7 You
aren't big enou>gh to talk like that and
back it up with bayonets.
The Brice family Is again before the
public, A Washington needlewoman
Jiae sued Mrs. Calvin S. Brice for $428.50
£or working monograms on table and
tea cloths and napkins. Mrs. Brice de
fnurs because she says the bill Is ex
teeslve.
Connecticut has the most sensitive
women on earth. Over 170,000 of them
ere qualified to vote, but only 2,600 of
them vote, the others preferring not to
because by casting their ballots they
Would admit that they are over twen
ty-one years of age.
The weather bureau announces that
it Is now possible to forecast the
V'eattoer for a period aft least sixteen
Jjours longer than at preeent. Really,
{Mr. Moore, what Is wanted is som9
ijhlng which will forecast about six
ieen hours nearer the facts.
The good people of Dodge City, M
£aye something to talk about wliich
flvill last them half a century. Three
jpoung men gave a Midway tlaisance
Entertainment tljere la^t month. Since
that time two of them have been killed
by railroad trains, and the other
maimed for life.
Senator Tillman may not succeed In
getting any of his colleagues to tell
that they bougftt. sugar when sugar
was a "good thing," but he can get
bis resolutions on record and make a
few of them, feel uncomfortable for sev
eral moons. This will be glory enough
for the South Carolina fire eater.
THE SAINT PAUL GLOBE.
FOR 6UBfl LIBRE!
Independence oi the Island Said to Be
McKinley's Policy,
EVEN IF Wflß IS TO FOLLOW.
It Is Claimed
Definitely Decided on Such a Course— Special
Message May Accompany the Ruiz
Report When the Latter Is
Sent to Congress.
Spfccial to the Globe.
WASHINGTON, May 30.— 1n pursu
ing a policy looking to the complete
independence of Cuba, President Mc-
Kinley ihas the cordial co-operation of
every member of his cabinet. The pres
ident proposes to use every endeavor to
induce Spain to pacifically accept the
good offices of this government for the
purpose of concluding an honorable
peace, with the understanding that
Cuba shall ha-ve a republican form of
government and be freed from the pos
sibility of a military dictatorship; this
government to undertake to sustain a
civil form of government on the island.
In the event of failure, after exhaust
ing every means of securing a peace
ful solution of the problem, the presi
dent will resort to force. The Spanish
minister is fully advised of the plan,
and has communicated it to his govern
ment.
At the cabinet meeting on Friday last
it was suggested by two of the mem
bers of the cabinet that in the event of
war it would be necessary to issue
bonds, and that this power would have
to be secured from the congress, where
the silver senators might block the way
by demanding the issue of silver bonds.
This matter was fully considered^ and
on Saturday the president communi
cated with a leading silver Republican
senator, who sent back word: "Tell
the president that the silver senators
are as patriotic as ever, and will do
nothing in such an emergency to ham
per him. We are not only patriotic, but
we know enough of politics to know
that the people of this country would
condemn us if we should pursue such
a course in such an emergency. It
would mean the doom of the silver
cause if we should undertake to stand
in the way of public opinion ait such a
time."
Senator Morgan, of Alabama, the
author of the joint resolution which
recently passed the senate, said: "I
am a silver man, and a Democrat.
LIVELY WEEK IN TARIFF DEBATE.
Sugar Schedules Will Cause Exciting Discussion
— Pettigrew's Anti-Trust Amendment
"WASHINGTON, May 30.— The im
pression was general albout the senate
at the close of the first week's discus
sion of the tariff 1)111 yesterday that the
sugar schedule would be reached
toward the close of the present week.
The progress so far made, while it was
muclh less marked yesterday than on
previous days, Is generally regarded as
lftttle less than phenomenal as modern
tariff debates go. Senator Vest de
clares that the present bill is as far
advanced now as was the Wilson bill
after five weeks of discussion, while
Senator Jones (Ark.) asserts that as
much of the present bill was passed
over on the first day of consideration
as was disposed of in the Wilson bill
in three weeks. The Republicans gen
erally concede that good progress has
ibeen made, but they are not inclined to
felicitate themselves too much until
they see what policy is to be pursued
when questions of more general inter
est are reached than have yet been
broached.
The sugar schedule, in all probability,
will excite more prolonged and ani
mated debate than any other in the
bill. The Democrats are making very
extensive preparations for the discus
sion of this schedule, and several set
speeches will be made upon it. The
indications are that various other ques
tions of general interest will be consid
ered in connection with the sugar duty.
■Senator Pettigrew is contemplating
presenting his amendment against
trusts in this connection, and it is
certain that the Hawaiian question will
come to the front in an amendment
providing for the continuance of the
reciprocity treaty with the Hawaiian
islands. With reference to the Ha
waiian treaty, there is no longer much
room for doubt that provision will be
made to continue the present treaty in
effect. It Is probable that this will be
done by a direct declaration that noth
ing in the bill shall be construed as
abrogating the treaty. The Republi
can members of the committee are con
templating this change. If Senator
Pettigrew insists upon offering the
trust amendment to this schedule he
will precipitate one of the most inter
esting debates of the session.
The Republicans are not yet decided
whether they will caucus on the sugar
schedule, but there is more or less talk
to this effect. There are two schedules
to be considered after the conclusion of
that under present discussion before
the sugar schedule can be reached.
These are the metal and wood sched
ules. The metal schedule is not espe
cially objectionable to the Democrats,
containing as it does many of the Wil
son law rates, but It Is more ot Jess
complicated «£<! will necessarily con
sume time. The wood schedule will
develop ho littie ftntf gonlstn on. account
of the duty on lumper. There will be
a quite determined effort to restore
white pine lumber to the free list.
The Tillman resolution for a sugar
Investigation probably will be report
ed to the senate Tuesday. It will pc
passed without difficulty when taken up,
according to the present outlook; but
Senator Tillman will find opportunity
to make another speech If there is any
apparent effort at delay, The senate
will not be In session tomorrow, hav
ing adjourned over on account of Dec
oration day.
WAR ON REED.
The attempt to embarrass Speaker
mat the President and Cabinet Have
The president Is a Republican and a
gold man. Botlh of us are American
citizens, and I should stand with him
in a war with Spain, and so would
my Democratic colleagues."
It was stated at the White house
this afternoon by a senator who had
conversed with the president, that the
report of Judge Calhoun Is expected
early this week, and that t!he presi
dent does not intend to take final ac
tion in the development of his policy
until he receives that report. Consul
General Lee was directed to show
Judge Calhoun the copy of his recent
report, and also to give him data con
cerning later developments in Havana,
In order that the important report of
Calhoun may be an up-to-date docu
ment, upon which the president may
act, and which he may be able to lay
before both houses of congress in a
special message on the all-engrossing
topic. No doubt is expressed in any
quarter concerning the determination
of the president to bring to a close the
present condition of affairs in Cuba.
Charles Pepper, for many years
Washington correspondent of the Chi
cago Tribune, and known to be a man
of absolute reliability, has a long let
ter in the Evening Star from Havana,
in which he says:
"No one who comes to this island
will doubt, after forty-eight hours' ob
servation, that a state of savagery ex
ists which goes under the name of
war. People are being starved to
death by a well-defined military policy.
The island is being made a desert un
der the same policy. The full meaning
of Gen. Weyler's concentration order
is being shown by its resuts. Another
year and perhaps the Insurgents will
have nothing from which to draw sus
tenance — neither men, food, nor arms.
Gomez and tlhe other insurgent leaders
are sustaining war in a desert. The
young soldiers from Spain are brave
enough, but for every pacifico mur
dered more than one soldier of Spain
meets death by disease. Small-pox is
working greater havoc now among the
refugees in Guanabaooa, five miles
from Havana, than hunger. But hun
ger is taking many lives, and destitu
tion is everywhere apparent, pitifully
apparent. One of our consuls today
said to me: 'I have been here since the
Reed for the programme of inaction
pursued by the majority has become
the settled policy of Representative
Simpson and other members of the
minority, and the sessions of the
house this week will witness a con
tinuation of these tactics. The con
ference reports on the sundry civil and
Indian appropriation bills are ready
for consideration, and this week the
leaders would like to dispose of them.
But the difficulty now Is that many
of the members have gone home, and
at present there is no quorum in the
city. This will interfere with the de,
sire of the leaders to recess until Tues
day, when the house meets tomorrow,
and compel an adjournment until
Thursday. On that day, if a quorum
Is present, the house will proceed with
these two conference reports, and also
the bill carrying a special appropria
tion for the government printing of
fice.
BAIRS YOUNGSTERS FROM OFFICE.
Official Declaration Regarding Mi
nors in the Public Service.
WASHINGTON, May 30.— The policy
of the postomce department as to the
appointment of minors in the post
offloes has been definitely fixed and they
will be debarred from chief clerkships
and deputy postmasterships, except in
a few of the third-class offices, where
circustances urge their peculiar fitness.
Even then they will not be allowed to
become acting postmiajsiters on account
of the legal declaration that contracts
made by minors are voidable. This
effectually bars them from being even
temporarily postmaster so far as the
assumption of the real resiponsibilitiss
of that office are concerned.
— M
HITHFIII
Trifle Timid About Enteriug
the Senatorial Contest.
Special to the Globe.
WASHINGTON, May 30.— Senator
Hanna today denies the statement that
he is suffering with heart failure, al
though he admits that he has been
warned against continued excitement
and extreme political work. For this
reason, he is advised by friends to re
frain from having his name put for
ward by the Ohio Republican state
convention as a candidate for the sen
ate. His friends say that his public
nomination would miaike it necessary
campaign and a general hustling about
for him to enter actively upon a public
the state to meet with the people. In
the present utate of his health, that
might prove to be a dangerous proceed
ing. Hence, his name may not be men
tioned by the convention* except by a
resolution of appreciation for past
party services*
— i .«_
WEST POINT'S BA/TTMJ MONUMENT.
Secretary Algrer and Other OUlclala
Attending? the Unveiling.
WEST POINT, N. T., May 30.— Many
dlstUngulshed offloers of the United
States army and other Invited guest 3
have arrived to attend the decoration
ceremonies of the battle monument to
morrow. Among the number are Sec
retary of War Alger, Adjt. Gen, Rug
gles, Brig. Gen. John M. Wilson and
Gen. George S. Green, th« oldest living
graduate of the military academy.
MONDAY MORNING, MAY 31, 1897.
beginning. Weyler** pacification Is a
faroe. This guerrtHa fighting is going
to be kept up. I ?«ee nothing ahead
for the island but starchy.' "
BITTE3R AOAHUT CALHOLN.
Weyler's Havana Areas Scores the
Coinmlwloner.
HAVANA, May 30.— 1n a leading ar
ticle this a. m. Bl Diarlo de la Marina
makes a scathing indireot attack upon
Commissioner Calhpun by criticising
articles which have appeared in a
Washing-ton newspaper over the signa
ture of Mr. Pepper, who, in the guise
of an intimate friend of President Mc-
Kinley and Mr. Calhoun, accompanied
the latter to Cuba.
El Diario de la Marina maintains
that many incidents of the interior
working of the mixed commission
which are wholly private have been
divulged by Mr. Pepper's letter, thus
tending to compromise Mr. Calhoun.
The paper also resents Mr. Pepper's
unfriendly attitude toward Spain in
his reports on the Cuban question, ex
pressing disgust that, while he blames
Spain for the neutral results of the
war, he has no word of censure for the
Cuban insurgents, whose torches are
destroying the wealth of the island.
In closing its article, El Diario de la
Marina calls attention to the fact that
two New York newspapers, whose Cu
ban representative* are scarcely fa
vorable to Spain, maintain bureaus In
Havana under the same roof with the
United States consul general, intima
ting, without much delicacy, that the
correspondents of these newspapers
are virtually under the wing of Gen.
Fitzhugh Lee, and draw most of their
inspiration from him.
Mr. Fishback, accompanied by Mr.
Pepper, went into the interior today
to visit Guanajay. Mr. Calhoun spent
the day with Gen. Lee at the Ameri
can consulate.
Capt. Gen. Weyler went from Uncag
to Carillo on Friday, but returned to
Tunas today.
The insurgents dynamited a passen
ger train between Santa Clara and
Esperamsa. The baggage car was cap
sized and the locomotiv eand three
passenger cars were derailed, but no
lives were lost.
LiXDED ARMS IS CUBA.
Gen. Nnnei Head* an .Important Fili
bustering; Expedition.
WILMINGTON, N. 0., May 30.— The
Messenger today prints a detailed ao
count of the loading of the tug Alex
ander Jones and her departure with
the schooner John D. Long on a Cu
ban filibustering expedition. The facts
were obtained from a member of the
crew of the Alexander Jones, which
RALLI IS A CONSPIRATOR
He Is Said to Be in the Plot to Overthrow
King George.
LONDON, May 31— The Berlin cor
respondent of the Daily Mall says to
day: From a Russian source comes
news of a conspiracy against King
Georgg of Greece fr more deeply root-«
ed than was supposed. There is in
disputable evidence that Premier Ralli
and his colleagues in the cabinet are
gravely implicated in a plot to over
throw the dynasty. The Kohlnische
Zeltung says that Greece will be com
pelled to pay a large Indemnity, to re
duce her army to 20.000 men and to
give up her fleet.
LONDON, May 31.— The Times cor
respondent at Constantinople says:
The sultan has ordered the official
censors to suppress any sympathetic
allusion to or anxieties concerning the
Greek royal family, or to mention the
improvement in Greek funds. The po
lice in the Galatea section of the city
have been ordered to arrest all persons
dealing in Greek securities.
LONDON, May 31.— The Athens cor
respondent of the Standard says:
"King George paid a visit to M. Onou,
the Russian minister, yesterday (Sat
urday) morning, and, after a two
hours' interview, sent a long telegram
to Emperor Nicholas urging him to
Intervene on behalf of Greece.
ATHENS, May 30.— Dispatches from
Lamia report forward . movements of a
suspicious character by the Turks.
MaJ. Gen. Nelson A. Miles arrived
yesterday at Lamia, visited the Greek
lines, and subsequently lunched with
Crown Prince Constantine.
LONDON, May 31.— The Athens coi>
respondent of the Times says: Tur-
SHELLED THE REBEL REDS.
Indian Troubles in Manitoba Assume a War
like Aspect.
Special to the Globe.
WINNIPEG, Man., May 30.— The tel
egraph wires have been cut in the
neighborhood of the Indian reserves at
Duck Lake, where the fugitive Indian
outlaws are being besieged by mounted
police and volunteers, and there is much
uneasiness here and fears are being en
tertained that other Indians are Joining
the fugitives. The government took
charge of the wires today and mllitar/
officers in various parts of the country
have been exchanging telegrams rela
tive to the situation. A large quantity
of ammunition for cannons was shipped
from here today by express, and the
mounted police that were leaving for
England to attend the jubilee were re
called. It Is said that tfoe dragoons
here have been ordered to hold them
selves in readiness to move.
A report from Duck Lake says the
transiport party which left for the scene
of the Indian trouble this morning re
port that Capt. Gagnion, with a seven
poumd field gun, arrived before dark last
night ait the bluff, where the Indians
are entrenched, and fired seven shells
into the bluff. At dusk, when every
thing had quieted down, Almighty
Voice yelled to the police that they
were doing well, but would have to do
better. The nine-pounder, in charge of
Assistant Commissioner Molllree, was
trained on the bluff at 6 a. m., and
got the range at the second shot. A
transport is leaving* wl#h picks and
shovels for the purptose otf throwing up
earUiworks to eraaible the men to ad
vance on the bluff untie* cover in case
they are nipt successful in driving the
JrtdJans out with shells. The Indiana
are supposed to have good underground
Protection. There have been no further
fatalities.
OYE SANK FOBEVEn.
Three FlKhermen On.p*l»ea In the
MissiMlppt at St. Cloud.
Special to the Globe.
ST. CLOUD, Minn,, May 30.— 8y the
capsizing of a boat In the swift water
in the Mississippi river, Just below the
dam, this morning, Qfeirtes Doroughty
was drowned and his brother John and.
Jerry David had narrow escapes. The
men were In a email boat fishing, and
while rowing for an eddy below the
dam lost one of the oars, and the boat,
getting beyond control, was swept Into
the fast water and upset. The men all
returned to port several day» Ago. Hla
story substantially If as follows:
Oft Thursday might, May 18, the
Jones took on a oarg-o of rifles, ma
chetes, rapid fire guns and ammunition
at the wharf of the Wilmington, New
Berne & Norfolk railway in the south
ern limits of the city. Before she had
entirely finished her cargo a report
was started that officers were ap
proaching, and that the revenue cut
ter Morrlll was getting up steam.
Taking alarm at this, the Jones pulled
out and started down the river at
10:45 p. m., and in a few hours crossed
the bar and anchored outside. The
schooner John D. Long, having mean
while been loaded with coal and other
material at the Wilmington and Wel
don wharf, was shortly afterwards
towed out to sea by the tug Jacob
Brandon, going past the revenue out
ter Colfax. On the schooner were
Gen. Nunez and another officer of the
Cuban army, a Cuban pilot and Capt.
John O'Brien, of the filibustering tug
Dauntless. At the sea buoy they went
on board the Jones, anchored near by,
and Capt. O'Brien took charge of the
expedition. A hawser was made fast
from the Jones to the schooner, and
early Friday morning the tug steamed
to the south with her tow. The Jacob
Brandon returned to Southport.
On the way down the coast no port
was entered, but off Palm Beach on, the
coast of Florida, sixty-two Cubans were
taken on board. The Jones then towed
the schooner to the Bahamas, and in
the vicinity anchored in the open se>a
on Tuseday, May 18. On Thursday
morning, May 20, the filibuster Daunt
less hove In sight and came alongside
the Jones and the schooner.
She coaled' from the schooner, took a
cargo of arms from the Jones and with
Capt O'Brien in command, headed for
tfhe Cuban coast, aibout sixty miles
aiway. She left the Jones between 8 and
9 o'olock Thursday night, made a suc
cessful landing in Cuba near Matanzas
and after an albsenoe of twenty-four
hours, returned to the Jones, took an
other cargo of war material and started
for Cuba Friday might. On the last trip
Gem. Nunez and the sixty-two Cubans
left the Jones and went on board the
Dauntless and accomspanied Oapt.
O'Brien. When the Dauntless left with
her second cargo the Jones coaled from
the schooner, towed her off Cape Cana
verafl, Florida, and turned her loose. Bhtj
ceiled back and got into Southport yes
terday morning.
The cargo carried out of here was
valued at $78,000, and is said to havo
been the second largest ever landed in
Cuba.
The members of the orew above re
ferred to sayt tfhere is no truth in the
story thait the Jones was chased and
fired on by a Spanish war vessel. The
Jones never saw the smoke of such a
war vessel while on her trip.
key'e continued arming an*! reported
Russian preparations, wi'tJh other ru
mors of a bellicose character, raise the
hopes of some of tine Greek newspa
pers that Greece may yet benefit from
a general European war. But the ma
jority of the nation, sobered by a sad
experience, Is only desirous that Eu
rope should protect Greece against her
conqueror.
There Is no reason to fear that
either Bulgaria or Servia will abandon
the policy they have followed thus
far. The Turkish troops who have
been sent to the Servian and Bulgarian
frontiers are caily lfat^itded to replace
those who were withdrawn just before
the war began.
The reports of alarming anti-dynastio
troubles, published afbroad, cause sur
prise here, as there is no sign of any
such movement, nor is any prominent
politician likely to commit himself to
an antl-dynaatlc programme.
It appears that the Prince of Wales
has expressed his personal desire that
Crown Prince Constantlne should come
to London for the jubilee festivities;
and this is regarded as indicative of
English good will toward Greece.
NRMSOS IS IN RUINS.
Important City In Norway
Completely Burned.
CTTRISTIANTA, May 30.— The town of
Namoos, province of North Trondhjem,
near the mouth of the Namsen river, on
the Nameen fjord, west coast of Nor
way, has been entirely destroyed by
flre. The flames, fanned by a fierce
wind, spread so rapidly that the 1,800
inhabitants were unable to save even
their furniture.
hung onto the boat for fifteen or
twenty minutes, during which time
their perilous condition was discovered
on shore, and a boat set out to rescue
then. Doroughty, when he saw the
boat approach, started to swim towards
it, but the undertow in the eddy pulled
him down and out of sight forever with
in two feet of his rescuers. His broth
er John and Jerry David, who stuck
to the capsized boat, were safely towed
•to shore. This is the fourth man
drowned at this point In the river.
AGED AND UNKNOWN.
s
Septnaarenarlan Diea at G-lenville
Without Revealing; His Identity.
Special to the Globe.
ALBERT LEA, Minn., May 30.— An
old man about seventy years of age
died at the Hoatetter house, Glenville,
this county, last night after having
been there a day and a half. He was
a sfranger and said he had been trav
eling several days, but did not give
hiu name, nor can it be ascertained
nor his place of residence. His Bhirt
was marked G. N. F., and his spectacle
case had the card of an Osage, 10., Jew
eler stamped upon it. He had a silver
watch and only 81 cents In money. It
1b thought he died of a cerebral hemor
rhage, and a poet mortem exaanlnatlon
may be held tomorrow, as the body has
been brought here.
Small 'St. Cloud Blase.
Special to the Globe,
ST. CLOUD, Minn., May 80.— Fire this
morning partially destroyed the residence of
Math. Huff. Prompt and effective work by
the fire department prevented serious lose.
Damage, $600; covered by Insurance.
. j 1 —
RIO GRANDE RETIRING.
Situation Still Serious itt the
Flooded District.
■EL PASO, Tex., May 80.— There are
no new developments in tine flood situ
ation today. The river is falling at this
point and all along the line as high up
€us Albuquerque, N. M., but people in
tlhe flooded district continue to move
out and the eastern end of San Antonio
street with its handaooi* brick resi
dences, to deeertad. ....._. :
PRJCK TWO CENTS-H F ?*™|£y. 1
60. D fIT THE TOP
Recording to Lieut McCoy's Report;
on the Militia.
GO. ft OF MINNEAPOLIS, NEXT,
WUIle a Duluth Company Gets Third PIaG6, Invad-
Ing the Monopoly the First Regiment lias
Hitherto flad-6lose Contests for
Lower Ranks in
the List.
The report of Lieut. Frank B. Mc-
Coy, detailed from the Third infantry
to inspect the companies of the Minne
sota national guard, was submitted to
Adj't. Gen. Herman Muehlberg Satur
day, and every member of the guard
will be Interested in noting the result
of the inspection. Without reference
to the report, which was not at his
hand when a reporter for the Globe
called on Gen. Muehlberg, some por
tions of the report could not be secured.
The position of honor again falls to
Cap*. Ed Bean's crack Company D,
which earned a marking of 98 points
out of a possible 100. The other com
panies of the First regiment in St.
Paul and Minneapolis are pretty well
together with creditable markings,
while Company O, of the Third regi
ment, at Duluth, in command of Oapt.
Resche, for the first time in many
years broke into the honor column,
which had hitherto been monopolized
toy the First regiment, and captured a
score of 88 points. This puts them in
third position, second pdace having fal
len to Company A in Minneapolis,
Capt. MoWade commanding, with 92
points. Two Minneapolis companies
had a close struggle for fourth place,
Capt. Diggles, Company B, having won
the position by less than a point from
Capt. Corrisfton's Company I, both com
panies having a total of 87 and a frac
tion.
Another close struggle is shown to
have taken place between Companies
C, Capt. Robinson, and E, Capt. Spear,
both of St. Paul, the C boys holding
a lead in the marking by two points.
The figures were 83 for C and 81 for E.
Capt. Monfort's command, Company
H of this city, comes next in line, close
ly followed "by the Red Wing company.
Outside of the First regiment com
panies located in the Twin Cities, the
Duluth company, which ahowed up so
creditably, and the West Du'luth com
pany, which stands at the bottom with
but 51 points, all the infantry com
panies ranged between 60 and 75 points,
and for. the most part showed signs of
improvement in general efficiency.
Taken as a whole, the St. Paul
guardsmen made the best general
snowing, with the soldier boys from
Minneapolis a close second. Lieut. Mc-
Coy gives considerable credit to Com
pany C, of the Third, at DuQuth, which
won third honors, and adds that the
other two Duluth companies are al
ready showing the good effect of the
contact, argument and rivalry which is
afforded in cities. The West Duluth
■company, as stated above, foots the
list with a total of 51 points.
Company F, of the First regiment in
TAWNEY DISGUSTED WITH TARIFF.
Says the House Republicans Will Insist on the
Original Dingley Bill.
Special to the Globe.
WASHINGTON, May 30.— "1 am
obliged to remain here until the tariff
bill is passed," says Congressman
Tawney, of Wlnona. "Every member of
the committee on ways anid means is in
duty bound to remain in Washing-ton
and look after the various schedules in
the bill; particularly to protect the in
terests of constituents. Consequently
while fully two hundred members of
the majority party are absent from the
city, the greater part of the time,
Chairman Dingley and the members o£
the committee on ways and means are
here, and will rermain here."
The Minnesota congressman is angry
GONVI6T3 FUR FROM SO3DBED.
Trouble Ahead for the Offi
cials of San Quentiti Prison.
BAN FRANCISCO, Cal.,May 30.— The
riotous convicts in the San Quentin
penitentiary caused no serious trouble
today, but they are still defiant, and
vaguely threaten that they will yet
compel the authorities to yield to their
demands. Warden Hale Is confident
that the backbone of the strike has
been broken, and thinks that he will
soon starve the unruly men into sub
jection. They are closely watched, and
the guards are instructed to instantly
suppress any attempts at organized
disturbance. During the regular exer
cises today some of the convicts not
implicated in the strike, but sympa
thizing with the leaders, pelted the
doors of the dungeons where the men
on short rations are confined with po
tatoes and pieces of bread, and in this
■way managed to give them considera
ble food before the very eyes of the
keepers.
Shouting and hammering on the
doors was continued all day, but those
who approached within hearing dis
tance were greeted with the vilest
durses. The men declare that they will
never sufbmit to discipline again, ana
prison officials are fully aware that It
will be a difficult task to restore tran
quility. Warden Hale declares that
there is no foundation in fact fpr the
complaints regarding the quality of
food served. He thinks their charge
is merely a pretext for the convicts
refusing to work in the jute mill, and
positively declares that, having quelled
the first outbreak, he is now master of
the situation.
Sentenced a. Banker.
NASHVILLJB, Term., May SO.— Yeaterday in
the criminal court at Lebanon, In tho case ot
Minneapolis, Capt Robideau, the In
specting officer finds, has gone back.
At the last annual inspection Company
F stood something like 80. Lieut. Mc-
Coy found it necessary this time to put
them last of the companies in tha
First infantry.
The Hastings company Lieut. McCoy*
visited earlier in the season, but, ow
ing to their apparently apathy, he de
clined then to inspect it. Since then,
however, the members have taken a
brace, and last Friday night put up
a fairly good drill.
In a number of other cases the re<* %
port contains notations made by the in-*'
Bpeetlng officer regarding different
features which he found while on the'
round of inspection. The city com
panies he finds very naturally sihow
the most substantial progress owing
to the advantages such as opportunity
to witness the performance of their
rival companies, interchange of views,
etc. This has been the first year for
the new manual, but the inspecting of
ficer is of the opinion that this inno
vation cuts but little figure in thb
total marking. Between April 19 and
May 27 Inspecting Officer McCoy has
witnessed the annual maneuvers of
twenty-eight infantry companies and
two lig-ht batteries, A of St. Paul and
B of Minneapolis. No reference is
made to the battery inspection, save
a brief mention of the number of men
who turned out. The reason for this
is that tine artillery contest, for which
Maj. Libbey offered a prize medal, is
to be decided by Lieut. McCoy's re
port., which is securely sealed and de
posited in the adjutant general's vault
and will not be made public until the
artillery is encamped at Lake City in
July.
It is set forth in the report that the
programme laid out in General Orders
No. 5 by the adjutant general, early
in April, shall consist of the formal
inspection in full and fatigue dress and
heavy marching order, manual of arms,
firing, bayonet and setting up exer
cise, and the various other company
maneuvers. It also includes the pla
toon movements, extended order drill
?.n :1 sehoo.' of fh° company,
The very creaitab.e Showing rr>afl:
by the leading companies, and espe
cially by Capt. Bean's crack company,
is to be commended more than ordi
narily owing to the fact recognized by
national guardsmen tihat Lieut. McCoy
is easily one of the strictest ami at
the same time one of the fairest drill
masters in the army. Trained in the
national guard, he understands fully
the difficulties and exigencies in the
life of a guardsman, and that, coupled
with his practical experience in the
army, peculiarly fits him for the du
ties of inspecting officer. While he
is not a West Point graduate, he had
given some years to a careful study oC
military tactics and regulations, and
is conceded by his army associates as
being thoroughly posted in those things
which go to make up a good officer.
and ddsgmsted with the work of tha
senate committee on finance. He say 3
that the tariff bill, instead of having
been improved, has been butchered. He
further intimates that the senate bill
will not be accepted by the house; but
that the house Republicans will insist
upon the 1 passage of the original Ding
ley bill.
The Republican party is all torn up
over the tariff, and it has so many
wings now that it is impossible that
they should ever er^t to flopping to
gether. It is the opinion of many men
well versed in legislation that con
gress will fiddle and fuddle along until
the middle of August, and then ad
journ without passing a tariff bill.
the State v 6. W. E. Hale, the jury found
him guilty of unlawfully receiving deposits,
and fixed his sentence at five years In the
penitentiary. The case will be appealed. Hala
was cashier of the Bank of Watertown, whioh
failed about a year ago.
GUT OFF HA3TDS OF NATIVES.
Got. Waliis Sny» "It Is it Xntive Cns«
torn."
LONDON, May 31.— 00 v. Wahls, of the Con
go Free State, has a column letter in thd
Times this morning controverting the state
ments recently made by Mis-sionary Sjobloma
In this city at a public meeting at Exeter
hall, ■where the subject of Western African.
Christian missions was under consideration.
Ho admits the truth of many of the charges,
such as the mutilations and the severing of
hands by the soldiers, which, he says, is &
native custom extremely difficult to erad*
icate. He admits that an attack was made on.
the village of Manciakacagtgs, and that many
cruelties were practiced there. But he de
clares that all these offenses have either
been punished or are being investigated. Thd
letter is ,on the whole, less a denial of the,
offenses imputed by the missionaries than a
Justification of the Congo administration.
The Times, commenting editorially on the
reply of Oov. Wahis. thinks it incomplete, and
expresses regret that the charges againsf
Congo Free State cannot be submitted to a
full and searching Inquiry.
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IIOKKR'S TELESCOPE INJI ■Kl-Ul.
Fall ot the Flootr Wrecks Some of
the Work.
CHICAGO, May 80.— Ycrkes observatory afj
Williams Bay, Wis., will be closed for tai
summer, tho movable floor of the dome hay*
Ing been wrecked by a fall of forty-five feet.
Thte floor, which was 75 foet in diameter,
was suspended by inch cables and unbalanced
the floor, which fell to the bottom of the
dome. In ita fall it carried tho winding
italrway of the support of the telescope witl»
it, crushing tho electric apparatus underneath
it. The floor lies now a complete wreck,
The loss from this part of the accident 13
slight, but it is feared the jar may have dls.
turbed the accuracy of *orne of the very doli
cato machinery of the telescope itself.

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