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THE ST. PAUL GLOBE THURSDAY, AUGUST 25. IS9S. We A: -xi to Ba Aocurata. The GEobe Prints the Associated Press Mews. CITY SUBSCRIPTION'S. I 6 12 By Carrier mo nios mos Daily only .... .40c $2.25 $4.00 Daily and Sunday .50c 2.75 5.00 Sunday 15 c .75 1.50 COUNTRY SUBSCRIPTIONS. 1 I 6 la By Mail mo mo« n.os SDally only .... .25c $1.50 J3.00 Daily and Sunday .35c 2.00 *- 00 . Sunday .75 1 . 50 \Veekiy .75 1.00 Eattrtd at rostofflee at St. Paul. Minn., as _ - U tter. Address a!! communications atd make all Remittances payable to THK GLO!'E CO.. St. Paul. Minnesota. Aconyracus communications not noticed. Re manuscrlpta wi.l not bo returned un les>- accompanied by postage. BRANCH OFFICES: s<-iv York 10 Spruce St. V. ii'.)iin»;t»n Corcoran Euildin? Cli it- n go. ..Room 609. No. 87 Washington St The Democratic Stote Ticket. Governor JOHN UND, Bront county Lieut. Gov J. M. BOWLER. Renvllle Eec. P<aie J. J. HEINRICH. Hennepln Treasurer ALEX. M'KI.N'NON. Polk Auditor GEORGE N. LAMFHERE, Clay Attorney General. .JOHN F. KKLLT. Ramsey C'crk Supreme Court. Z H. AUSTIN, St. Louis Jurfpps ITHOHAS CANTY, Henr.epln Supreme IDANIEL BUCK. Blue Earth Court ;WM. MITCHELL. Wlnona TKUE3DATS WEATHER. Fair. By the United State* Weather Bureau. MINNESOTA— Generally fair; preceded by - In extreme Eastern portion; var lable winds. NORTH DAKOTA— Fair we.ather; variable winds. BOUTH DAKOTA— Fair weather; variable Vll.'l.S. WISCONSIN— Thunder showers; light to fresh variable winds. MONTANA Generally fair; variable winds. IOWA Partly cloudy weather; variable winds. FESTERD-ATS TBMPERATUKES. The Northwest. Bt Paul 701 Prince Albort C 2 Puluth 5S Medicine Hat 78 Huron 82|Swlft Current 74 h 78IQu'AppeHe 6fi 66 Minnedosa 64 ton SO Winnipeg 66 ford T.i Boston 72-74|Buffalo 74-SO 72-7-1 I linctnnati 74-92 New Orleans 82-9o!MontreaJ 64-GS PI Lsburg 80-90 New York 78-88 YESTERDAY'S MEANS. ter 29.87 humidity 75 Mean temperature 68 Wind at S p. in Southwest r Partly Cloudy am temperature 74 Minimum ter.ipurature 63 Paily ranee 11 Amount of precipitation in last twenty four hours 0 RIVER AT S A. M. Danger Cause Change in Station. Line. Roadirg. 24 hours. Bt Paul 14 2.9 *0.1 La Cross.' 10 2.0 0.0 Davenport 15 2.6 *0.1 Ft Louis 30 9.0 —1.0 ♦R!=e. —Fall. Th<? river will remain nearly stationary In tho vii Inlty of St. Paul, from now to Thurs day night Note — Barometer osrrected for temperature and elevation. —P. F. Lyons, Observer. ATLANTIC LINERS. KEW YORK— Sailed: Germanic, Liverpool; X'-nilaiid, Antwerp. Arrived: Saalo, Bre men. QUEENSTOWN — Sailed: Aurania, New York; Catalonia, Boston. LIVERPOOL— Arrived: Waesland, Philadel phia. Saiied: Nomadic, New York. NAPLES— Arrived: Karaminia, from New V >■'■ BREMEN— Arrived: Ka'ser V? 11 helm der (Vros?'\ from New York. HAMBURG— Arrived: Bohemia, Philadel phia; Palatla, New York. BOUTHAMPTON— SaiIed: Lahn, New York. COPENHAGEN— Arrived: Island, New York. TODAYS EVENTS. GRAND— Henderson Stock company in "Held by the Enemy," 8:15 I'M. ifNILTTAN— Dark. District meeting of the Iron Hall. Druida' hall. Seventh and Jackson streets, 10 AM; banquet it International, evening. Faml concert and war pictures, Lake Como 7:1". i.M. White Bear. 10 AM and "-05 PM Banquet to visiting yachtsmen by White Bear Yacht club, Ramaley's, Lake Shore, even ■t io prima-lrs, every precinct, 5 to Commencement exercises, St. Paul Commer i ial college, Mozart hall, 8 PM. Barbers meet. Assembly hail, evening. Traveler* unable to buy The St. Fniil Glob.- on any train entering St. I'nul -will confer a fnvor on The Globe c»ini)sny by promptly notify. lne them of each instance. Gten. Coxey begins to edge over to wards the grass again. Probably the big flour mill combine ls out for the "dough." It will be a long time before Spain blows up anything American again. What ought Mark Hanna to get for hia bravery in the late unpleasantness? The politicians are already beginning to discover that the track is full of tacks. Possibly Lugger, the bugger, could help Kiefer banish his winged city hall live stock. The map of the Pacific will have to X- t i!,tro<Juced to Itself again tomor row or next day. They talk of making Alger a senator. Well, the average of intellect in the senate isn't very hig-h. It [a believed that Garcia has mis laid his conscience and forgotten his Sunday school training. The temperature of Boston and Hades was exactly even yesterday. It ■was a hot time in both the old places. Now Jamaica is trying to break into the United States. Dear Jamaica, don't you think we have ginger enough? A ludicrous item comes by Associated Press from Ponce. It gays: "Gen. Wll 6on has ordered that all saloons shall be closed for three days. * • • Q e n. Grant has established his headquarters here." Two hospital stewards, who had been keep ing ecur.t of the Spanish dead and wounded as ti'ey were put into the graves, sat on a tombstone and checked oft the last foreign name on the list with a stub of a pencil.— Riohard Harding Davis to Pioneer Press. Isn't Mr. Davis getting a little too hs;ti[? Most people wait till the wounded die before they put them into their graves. The Bankers' Convention. The gathering in Denver of the rep resentative bankers of this country, who opened their convention on Tuesday, occurs at a peculiarly fitting period. The bankers just now find themselves occupying a most conspicuous position in the affairs of the nation in their trade and commeVcial bearings. It has been several years since the American Association of Bankers has come together under so prosperous con ditions. Our recent war with Spain is practically over, and, if the signs of the times count for anything, the Unit ed States is passing through the ex perience of an awakening of commer cial power undreamed of twelve months ago. Money has been flowing into this country during the past year at a pace never before witnessed. The nation is absolutely flooded with gold, whereas only two years ago the most remarkable political campaign based upon the merits of respective kinds or" money and the rejection or mainte nance of historic standards of value was fought to a finish. There is no doubt that unfortunate complexities exist in our financial sys tem, which will command the highest abilities of the people to overcome, if the course of financial legislation is to be pursued along the lines of honesty, not in a national, but in an interna tional sense. Some theories which are still debat able remain for treatment in the future. But the existence of a low rate for the use of money; the confidence with which capital is being advanced in all directions for the development of our industrial and commercial activities; the trend of a current of capital to ward this country, especially in the form of gold, and the uplifting of the spirit not only of capital, but of the labor element in the dawn of new and greatly enlarged markets throughout the world afford a remarkable combi nation of national power for peaceful industry. After all, It must be apparent to In telligent and thoughtful citizens that stability affords the surest foundation for industrial improvement. A rock of granite is decidedly more substantial for the feet to rest upon than a teeter ing plank, no matter how polished its surface may be, or how flexible under the touch of those who walk upon It. Commerce in the Pacifies. The Globe prints this morning an entertaining Interview offered by Pres ident James J. Hill to Mr. R. L. O'Brien, of the Boston Transcript, touching upon methods by which the United States might properly, through governmental action, add greatly to the volume of the Asiatic export trade. The vastness of the field for markets of American products there is only fee bly comprehended by the public. Be low are some figures recently printed by the London Statist which may ap propriately be read in connection with Mr. Hill's interview above referred to. The figures represent the value of trade between all nations and the countries bordering on the Pacific ocean: Pacific states of North, South and Central America $465,000,000 Insular groups and islands 296,250,000 Australasia 680,000.000 Western Pacific and the far East. 2,145,000,000 Total $3,586,250,000 Add estimates of the coasting traffic: Pacific America $300,000,000 Pacific islands 50,000,000 Asiatic Pacifio 1,000,000,000 Total $4,936,250,000 Add Australasia 63,750,000 Grand total $5,000,000,000 It is not difficult to reason why this country should not be possessed of a goodly share of this cojnmerce, and Mr. Hill has presented a theory by ■ which advancement may be made in this di dection. Senator Hanna Talks. Senator M. A. Hanna ls visiting St. Paul, and The Globe prints a pleas ant interview with him on the existing political as well as trade conditions. Mr. Hanna'3 views in regard to the fuiture of the Philippines are, as far aa they go, reasonably closely in line with those of The Globe aa hitherto ex pressed — namely, a coaling station, If neceesary, and nothing more. Porto Rico is ours; and Mr. Hanna speaks rather optimistically of the future of Cuba, which he believes will come to this country through the process of evolution rather than as the direct re sult of conquest. The senator recog nizes large possibilities in connection with the growth of our trad* In the iTP.medls.ite future. We note what he says as to the prospect of Mr. McKln ley's renomination in 1900. The sena tor's optimism In regard to the support of The Globe that year clouds some what the value of his enthusiastic ex pressions on other points; however, all that he said was interesting. Epfst/es to St. Paul. "Roland," said the governor, as he laid his umbrella across the corner of the desk yesterday morning, "I've been wondering what we had better call that new camp at Fort Snelllng. What do you think we hod better call it?" "Well," replied the private secretary, right quick, too, "what's the matter •with Dewey?" "He's all right," replied the governor, dropping into slang before he knew It. "Yes, I thought of that," more dlgnifledly, "but they've got a street out in Merrlam Park named after him now, and, besides, there is a little talk about his being a Democrat that I don't just like." "Or Sampson," suggested the secretary. "I don't think we ought to mix up in that, little difficulty between these two. You re member what a time we had with that Anoka- Kastings business." "Well," replied Roland, toying with his watch charm, "how would Zuhrah, or Pala din, or Damascus do? Damascus Is good. Damascus blade, you know. Right sharp." "There is something in that." rejoined the governor. "But it's a good while since those towns cut much Ice in politics, ain't It?" "Perhaps It is," Mr. Hartley said, evidently somewhat discouraged. "Why not call It Camp Windom, or Camp Davis, or Camp Washburn, after some of our distinguished Minnesotar.s?" "Davis!!! Washburn!!!" stammered the gov ernor, shuddering, and he looked daggers at his confidant. "Well, I don't know who would do, then," Roland declared, dejectedly. "Now the first camp was named after one of our war governors. Why not name this one after the other? Inquired th? governor. "How would Camp Clough sound, William?" This to Executive Clerk Angell, who had just drifted in with the morning's mail. "Well," remarked William, with character istic deliberation, almcst exasperating to the Impatient executive, "it would sound all right, but I suppose the folks out in the country would keep on sending their mail addressed to Camp Ramsey, just the same, any way." And Angell's practical suggestion ended th« debate. • • • It was in a Robert street restaurant. "Why." asked Tassy Turn, "do you sup pose they called this steak tenderloin?" "Don't know." replied Prof. Udge Vlllls, "unless It's a New York term, signifying that it's tough." Tet they Darted aa friend* THE ST. PAUL GLOBE THURSDAY AUGUST 25, 1898. In We man's Realm. THE CLUB CORNER. The Globe desires to complete, so far as possible, a roster of the clubs of Minnesota, j It will be indebted, therefore, to ths secre taries of the organizations throughout the ■ state If they will forward to the editor of ! the department a statement of memberst.ti 1 , | object of association, methods of procedure | and such other information aa will form a I valuable source of reference to the depart ment as well as to club women. The latest year book of each organization will be gladly j received. It is desirable to have all Min nesota represented in The Globe's club column, which is devoted to an interchange of news and views, and to an impartial deal ing with all organizations. • • * Mme. Korany, the Syrian woman, who ad dressed the club women at the second bien nial of the national federation, died but a short time ago, at Mt. Lebanon, Syria, Mme. Korany became very well known In this country, to which she cirae in order to attend the World's fair. She attracted the attention of Mrs. Potter Palmer and other prominent women, and through her striking personal appearance and readiness of speech became uuite a star at the Columbian ex position. She remained in New York two years, contributing to the literature of the day, and is said to have written a book which waa suppressed by the Syrian government While here she repeatedly affirmed that she could not, on pain of death, return to her own country on account of her advanced and progressive ideas. But evidently times changed in Syria, partly owing to the edu cational benefits of the American mission schools, for Mine. Korany returned to her native laud soon after the Philadelphia bien nial, and not only lived there in safety, but founded a woman's club in Syria. She was the founder also of the Cairo Woman's club, of Cairo, Egypt. Mma Korany waa a Miss Kishany, of Belroot, Syria, one of flva sisters who were all educated in American mission schools there. She was the first Syrian woman to contribute articles to newspapers, and her few pictures of her government, whose condition she deplored, led to her being pronounced an exile in 1895. She was however, allowed to return to Syria the fol lowing year. Mrs. Mary A. Wheedon, of North Dakota, Is planning to take the women of her state "through the Denver biennial" by me.tns of a stereopticon entertainment during the winter season. She is now having slides made from photographs of the faces, homes and surroundings of the prominent club women of the country, and from scenes In and around Denver. • * * Among the delegates to the national educa tional convention, which met at Washington, were the two Japanese women, Miss Ume Tsuda and Mrs. Watanabe, who represented I the Peerless School of Tokyo, In the inter- I eat of advanced education of women. Miss Tsuda was one of the party of young Japanese girls sent by the government of Japan to the United States some fifteen years ago to be educated after American methods and to be prepared aa teachers upon the comple tion of their studies. Miss Tsuda waa but 7 years of age. Mr. Charles Lehman, sec retary of the Japanese legation, and his wlf« promptly accepted her as their charge, and ! for the ten years of her stay in America j looked upon her as their own daughter. One i of these Interesting young women graduated I at Vassar. and la now the wife oi Gen. | Oyama, who distinguishad himself In com mand of the Jamnese forces in the recent war with China. • ♦ • The annual report of the Mt. Vernon La dies' Association of the Union, which has just been published, contains an historical sketch, showing that the association was I formed in 1554, for the purpose of purchasing j restoring and keeping in order the old home I and tomb of George Washington. The la- I dies purchased the place in 1858, and since then have accomplished wonders in the way of restoring the old buildings and grounds as they were when occupied by the fa'her of his country. The report includes raports from the vice regents of the several states. The New Orleans ladies gave two volumes for the library, said to have been favorite books of Washington, and other chapters also gave valuable contributions. • • • The fourth biennials influence is now seen In the establishment of new club organs in the South and West. One of these, to be known as The Woman's World, of Montgom ery. Ala,, shows how swiftly the South has responded to the action of the general feder ation in placing the presidency there The motto of this new magazine is "To dissemin ate the best that is thought and known by club women." The magazine announces it self not only the organ of the Southland but its intention "to preserve and circulate the literature of club women in the pa pers written by club women throughout the country." Prom Pueblo, Col., cornea news of a new magazine to be started there to be made the official organ of the Colorado Stat« federation, which contains 96 clubs. example of 00-operaUve Housekeep ing Beaconsfleld Terraco, of Brookline Mass furnishes a unique example of co-operative housekeeping. The manager of the houso not only buys all the fuel for the families but provides for the care of the heatiag npl paratus. the water service and equips and cares for common stables. The Amerlcaa Kitchen magazine commenting thereon says "lncreased flexibility and satisfaction in th. management of a number of servants could it is stated, be secured by intrusting the greater portion of household detail to a trust! Ed upper servant or working housekeeper One writer described a successful experiment on the part of se^ral families who employed one thoroughly trained housekeeper who came to each household for a few hours each "It has also been affirmed that a careful re apportion ng of the work of the house so thlt length of hours and amount of labor and responsibility shall be distributed as evenly as possible among all the domestics would aid in securing Improved service. The aver- C °^',, Say i° m^ haa Proportionally too ly too Tittle ° m™*** Proportional" "That the interest* of employer and em ployed are the same Is strongly though in directly emphasized. Neither can suffer in justice without handing over discomfort to c , Oth^i ™ s ls a P° lnt wh 'ch is poorly understood, probably because it is little con sidered. It seems to be practically unknown to dom«sUcß as a class. The idea of profit- Sharing as a means of bringing this fact in an attractive form to the sarvanfs mind seems to be an easy educational scheme which migrht prove profitable berth materially and morally. * FLYING EMBERS. The seal worn by the pope, and used on official documents to which his signature Is attached, has on it the engraving of a fish ?>£*[ the cipher of his holiness. Since the thirteenth century every pope has worn a V?tl ot . thls character, and it ls shattered with a hammer when the wearer dies to pre vent its use on a forged document. ' Queen Victoria owns the most varied col lection of canes of any woman in the world ! One entire room of her private suite is I stocked with them. Whenever she announces ! her intention of attending a function of any | kind hor friends consider it fitting to send her another cane. Every anniversary she ls forced to acknowledge a score or more of them. There are solid gold sticks, silver sticks, exquisitely carved; sticks that are a marvel of the carver's art, and sticks that contain priceless jewels. Queen Victoria has leaned more heavily on her cane of late years. She always places it against her chair, and when she rises it is the duty of the highest court officer present to hand it to her. Her subjects have hoped in vein to see her use their gifts. She has used only one can* however, which has historio value having been presented to King Charles IL by one of his court. It is of oak, and when the king used it the handle was of can-ed gold. The top has been changed recently It now bears an idol which once graced the temples of an ill-fated Indian prince It la of Ivory inlaid with jewels. "Nature abhors a vacuum" is so im bedded in our language that one is tempted to beliove that it Ls coeval with Edence itself Nevertheless, its parent was the great Gali leo, and the occasion of its birth was his explanation of the theory of the pump. The origin of the name of the dead states man has puzzled many of his countrymen On one occasion Count Herbert, his eldest son, gave the following explanation- A streamlet of the name "Biese" flows Into the Elbe, and it has been always believed in the family that in the thirteenth century a "Mark" existed on the Blese, the command er of which, according to the custom of the day, was called Herr yon Bisemark, and that in course of time his descendants alter ed the name to Bismarck. Tte prince was always very particular that hia name should be spelt correctly with a "c," Bismarck— not Blsmark.— St. James Qazett* DEMOCRATS TO BANQUET Contluned from Second Page. the country. The one was first represented by Thomas Jefferson, the other Alexander Hamiiton; the one is represented today by the DemocratiQ party, the other by the Re publican party." 1 (Great applause.) Under Re publican organization in the last thirty years the most marvelous changes have occurred in conditions or the American people. For tunes beyond the dreams of avarice have been amassed in the hands of the few, and it has been derived from the millions of the people who have followed out the Scriptural instructions to "earn their bread by the sweat of their brow." The rich have grown rich?r and the Door have grown poorer. (Great applause.) In the cartoon In the paper this afternoon which the gentleman haa spoken of, I am charged with having said that thore wa.3 too much prosperity here for me to dispose of my goods in thla marke:. Before I get through with this I will ask you wheUier the conditions of prosperity are such as to pie vent any man undertaking to dispose of such a cargo here. (Great applause.) The one condition which has repeatedly conlronttd the result of labor for the last twenty-five years has been that one spectre of fallen prices. When a man has sown his crop it is not worth as mu;:h when he has reaped it as he expected it would be when he sowed it. When he has begun a work of any sort he does not know that it will be worth as much when he has flashed it is he expected it would be. In the history of the world everywhere it has been recognized by political economists, those who have written in favor of the few and as against the masses, and vlca versa, have reached the same conclusion; that the rich have gown richer at the expense of the masses. This distinction Is clearly understood by political economists everywhere. What causes fallen prices? When there is a marvellous p! -o duct.on of any particular thing the price for ihat go?s diown. When there is a short supply the price goes up. Supply and de mand regulate value. Wheat may be pro- ■ duced enormously beyond the demand of the ! market, it will become cheap; the samo thing ! wltn cotton, and everything else. But one thing will account for a general decline in pr <*s everywhere, and (hat tlrng is the ! volume of money. (Great applausa.) When ' money Is abundant, money is cheap, prices I are high, products will buy more money when it is abundant than wihen not, and the reverse !fin c ° lldi , t , ion - Now we have had a con dition of falling prices from 1873 until the present time. Political economists have de vised a. half-dozen different explanations, but with the same result. They have agreed that \e-f c In been a F eat dei;li ne in prices from 1873 unt.l now. We propose to change that our idea of changing it was to increase the volume of money, to restore to silver Its right of coinage, which during the whole history of civilization has been money until the act of 1573. (Great applause.) ' Let me illustrate this matter of facing prices just a moment. In a leading English P ? P ?L saw a statement made in the end of 1594, that there had been a fall of about 10 per cent in general prices In the twelve months preceding it. A fall of 10 per cent in prices In as many months. Take as an Illustration two men with $10,00) each One of them proposes to do the part of a good citizen invest: his money and engage in busi ness. He looks around and invests his money in property. The other, emulating that man who is characterized In the Book as b<Mng a wicked and slothful servant, refuses to in vest his money in business, but wraps it in a napkin and buries it in the ground. At the end of the twelve months the man who has invested h:s money in property has had a decline of 10 par cent In value. His prop erty has shrunken 10 per cent in value by tne operation of economic laws which have been put in force. The other man, who has been characterized as being a wicked and slothful servant, digs his $10,000 up, and it will buy $1,000 more than it would have bought when he buried it. He has made 10 per cent interest for being a wicked and slothful servant. (Great applause.) We do not believe that is a correct thing to do Sup pose that man, instead of burying his money had .oaned it to somebody else at G per cent interest. Let me illustrate. When you seU a horse, you part with the property. When you hire a horse, you do not part with the property; if there Is an Increase In its value while it Is hired to some other man you get tho benefit of the raise. It Is the same with money. The man who buys property with his money parts with it. It Is gone. But a man who loans his money holds his money to use a vulgar phrase, he has a "string" to it yet. It is to come back at the end of the term augmented by interest. Now if the money had been loaned instead of buried at 6 per cent at the end of the term —he would have been sure to have taken ample collateral security. He would not only have taken a mortgage on tha property bought by the $10,000, but would also have taken a mortgage on his house and lot. He would have had the increase in the value of the money that came by its raising in value— tho 10 per cent— hut also the 6 per cent inter est; that is, he would have gotten 16 per cent. That is the reason why in a time of falling prices everybody is seeking an opportunity to put their money In bond. They don't want to let the money pass from them or their con trol. It is better to put it into bond than to bury it. But if they can't invest it in bond they bury it in their safes rather than bnv property. This accounts for the issue of more and more bonds. This accounts for one of the political parties in this country taking every opportunity to issue more bonds. Now, If I give my note for $ICO, and you write in $26, making the obligation $125, that is forgery, and tho Taw will send you to pris on for it. But when a corrupt political party makes such changes in the laws as will change my obligation and increase so I Day $125 where I owed you $100, then you are a financier, an honest man and a man who pro tests against that is called an anarchist and silver lunatic. (Great applause.) When the war closed between the sections of the country the government owed about two billion eight hundred million dollars. We have paid the interest on that debt from then until now. We have paid as interest two billion six hundred million dollars. We have paid as principal on that debt, unlll we have reduced it nominally to less i- v .an half what it was when the war close i, and yet, measured in any of the great commodi ties of this country, It will take as much wheat or cotton to pay it now aa it wculd have taken to pay the whole of it iVhen the war closed. (Applause.) The bondholders have not taken their bonds and written on the face of the bonds an obligation to pay twice the money that would have paid it then, but they have manipulated the legis lature until they have brought about tha same results. And they considered them selves the embodiment of all the holiness there is In the country as the result of their rascality. (Great applause.) In 1896 a convention met in Chicago which I believe will be known to the future as one of the grandest bodies of men that ever as sembled on this continent. (Great applause.) Those men selected as a leader the man to ' whose name the toasimaster has asked me to respond, to lead them in the campaign of 1898. We set about changing these herd conditions. We began to stop that never ending, grinding extortion, which cornea from never-ceasing tailing in prices. We propose to change by increasing the volume of money. The Republican party aid not dare to chal lenge the proposition we made. In their platform made In St. Louis they declared they were going to bring about bimetallism by International agreement. They were not willing to have the American people do it atone. The 70.000.000 Independent spirits In this country, 'transacting aa much business as all the rest of t.h« world together, didn't have enough brain or brawn to plan this re sult. They proposed to accomplish it some time, perhaps, by international agreement. During that campaign, that silver-tongued orator from Ohio, that man whom you have all listened to, who was In his soul a bimetal list—Ben Butterworth— while he was engaged In making Republican speeches in this sec tion I chanced to have a conversation with him. I said: "Buttprworth, you are a bl metallist; why are you around making cam paign speeches? I want to know how in the name of all that Is good you can hope to champion bimetallism in this way." He said: "It is true I am a bimetallism but I believe by the election of the Republican parity the cau&e of bimetallism can be better advanced than in any other way." He spoke with energy. He spoke as If he meant It— but he has gone to his final account. But how has the Republican party kept faith with Ben Butterworth in carrying out bi metallism? What have they done? Have they redeemed the promises tboy made to you? When you ask a Republican what is tb* cause of falling prices he looks as wise as an owl and sticks his thumb into his arm pits and begina to tajk about something else. You can't get iblm -down to the discussion of falling pnices.J It ■is the very root of this whole trouble.^ They'told us in 1890 that they were going to -make the country prosperous; that Mr. McKMiley ywas the advance agent of prosperity. jDpn't -you remember it? (Great applause.) Tfey *M<l that the mention of McKinley woiml restore confidence; that that confidence would bring prosperity, but the prosperity did not come In any great quanti ties all at once. Then they said it was neces sary to elect frim for tho free silver cranks and lunatics liid produced such results that all we would Siavo^ to do would be to elect McKinley. Whether or not, he was elwted, he became president. Ho was counted In. The result was ann Winced and the scheduled prosperity wapj locked for by many a man and gull around the country. I heard a conversation on a railroad train between two men. One said to th 9 other, "But prosperity hasn't come as you said It would." "Talk it. talk It, say It has come." said the other, and still it didn't come. But when it failed they said, you must wait until the Inauguration. He was inaugurated and still the scheduled prosperity was delayed. It didn't arrive on the 6th of March, or the 6th or 7th. Then they said wait until we have had time to put our plans in operation. A special session of congress was called, the Dlnglsy bill was passed, after two months of discussion. The highest tax bill that haa ever been passed in the United States. Higher than the M&- Klnley bill. The 30th day of June last ended the first, twelve months In which the Dingley bill had besn a law. The revenues of the government had fallen more than forty million dollars short of the expenditures, in spite of the fact that there were collected into the treasury more than eighteen million dollars from the Union Pacific railroad, thirty-one and three fourths in December, more than eight and a half millions in January, three million six hundred and fifty-one thousand from the , Kansas Pacific in March, ana two million cix hundred and fifty-one thousand In ADrll. A total of about sixty millions of dollars col lected from the railroads, and yet the Dud ley bill was more than forty million dollars behind the expenses of -the government. Is that the proeperity that the men who made the cartoon thought I was afraid of? (Great applause.) Now, ugain, certainly they ca.r-.not say that Republican politicians and the Dingley bill had brought prosperity to tha treasury. Have they brought it to the people? Short crops for a time brought universal stimulus to the price of wheat, and they Immediately attrib uted increase in the price of wheat to the Re publican party. By the grace of God a great crop has been guaranteed for this year, and now we are to!d that the Republican i>arty is responsible for this, and that prosperity ia finding its way among the people, but it hasn't found it. Falling prices continue. This Is felt in every home and every section of the country. Where, then la the prosperity? Who re ceived tho benefit of the great prosperity caused by passing the Dingley bill? The stock of the sugar trust went up from SO to 140 while the Dingley bill was passing; it is the same with a!l the other organizations of capital. They gat the benefit, while the people bear the burden. Is that the kind of prosperity that the people of this country want? Is 'that tho kind of prosperity for which the Republican party was entrusted with power in 189G? I don't believe the poo pie of the country are satisfied or will be satisfied with it, I received a letter today from a man who discussed the conditions existing and one ex pression struck me with great force. "I am confronted by the reflection that the world wants to do right." I believe in. this. I be lieve that tho great body of the people of the world want to do right, and by the help of God will do right. I believe that this ! condition of affairs, brought about by legis lation, will not be permitted to continue al ways. Men were asked in 1896 to vote against their consciences. Men have vo.ed aga'ast their conscience.? and afterwards have aiked themselves if they did right. I bellevo that the power at least lies In tho hand of the people. They may be cajoled in one eitc tion into voting against what ts right, but when the party fails, as the Republican p irty has failed, to discharge the obligations winch they have incurred to the people, these iama people, composing the greater number of intelligent common people, will cast their verdict again. I ha\e no doubt that when It cornea before them the next time they w'll cast It on the other side. (Great applause) Senator Jones then discussed at length the campaign of ISS6, and, continuing, hs s<id: I have showed you that the Dingley Mil run one hundred million dollars behind the revenues, but they collected sixty millions from the railroads, and that came wi hin forty millions of defraying the cxp j nse3. What is going to happen next year? Where are ycu going to get the balance of the money? This last session of congress pas-ed a bill which provided for the 1.-sue of fcur hundred million dollars of bonds at the dis cretion of the secretary of the treasury to pay wax expenses only. Then they levied taxes on tobacco and beer and almost Eveiy thing conceivable is to be stamped to two hundred million dollars. Now Repub lican prosperity saddles a tux by the wjy of stamp^s to help the Dingley bill out, and this they tell us is prosperity. Simply that the price of sugar stock has gone up, railroad stocks have gone up, while the pri^<=s of every commodity have br=en going down all the time. That bill as passed Is a law, and stays a law until it is repealed. How long will it be a law? But there'was a condition that they might issue $100. 000. (X!0 of certificates, payable in a year. I wish I had the law. I would like to rend portions of it. Now we have 274,000 men In the army. The average expense of keeping a man in the late war was about $1,000 a year. That would take $274,000,000 for twelve months. The law providss that none of this money was to be used except to pay the expenses of the war. The Ink waj scarcely dry on the bill when $200,000,000 worth of the bonds had been sod, and at a time when there was no proof that the war might rot close before they got the bonds. Gentlemen, I expect to hear good reports from Minnesota this year. I expect to hear that Lind has carried Minnesota. (Great ap. plause.) Everybody will understand what that will mean in 1900. William Jennings Bryan will be nominated on the same platform on which he rnn be fore, reasserting the principles of Democracy, and the verdict will be rendered In his favor, and this question will be settled — for the good of everybody, for the good of the common people, bondholders, money lenders and all classes, and we will then have pros;>erity, and not prosperity such as the Republican party have given us within the last two years. (Cheers.) In Introducing C A. Towne, Mr. O'Brien evoked a great burst of ap plause. Mr. Towne spoke* to the toast "John Lind." MR. TOWNE'S ADDRESS. The Candidate for Congress Closes the Feast. Mr. Towne told In opening an anec dote of Daniel Webster to Illustrate the feeling that was stirred up by the rr-ention of the name of John Lind. "I do not need to commend that name to ycu," said Mr. Towne. "You know him as a citizen, as a legislator and in public life, ajid you will know him yet as an administrator." He spoke of the peculiar gifts that had made Mr. Lind eminent, and said that the traits which made Abraham Lincoln a great man had had the effect of making people call John Lind an honest man. He told of the advocacy of the financial theories of the Democratic platform of 1896 by Mr. L'nd since 1896. He said that the conditions are such this year Mr. Lind will be elected gov ernor. It makes no difference who his opponent may be. Mr. Lind believes that the Republican party, when It spoke in state convention in 1894 In advocacy of bimetallism, was right — not because it was Republican doc trine, but because it was right The speaker referred to the time when, af ter the declaration at St Louie, him self and John Lind had walked out of the Republican party never to return to it. The statement called forth a burst of applause that stopped the speaker for several minutes. He said that the failure of the Republican par ty in 1896 to declare against trusts and monopolies Was another evidence of the total corruption of the party he had been forced to leave. He charged the Republican party with the expen diture of $16,000,000 in carrying the country. Mr. Towne declared that John Lind and his friends believed in the rlghta of the wealthy and the preservation of those would be provided but for the corrupting influences of wealth they would have no respect amd would per mit no legislation. "The election of John Lind this year would be heralded over the counitry as the triumph of the principles which stand In the platform of 1896," snld Mr. Towne. "John Lind la known as standing for the money of the consti tution, and his election will be accept ed as the acceptance by the people of those principles which we hold dear." The speaker went into a free dis cussion of the merits of the financial Issue. He went through the history of the attempts to' establish the gold standard in foreign countries. He declared that the only way to kill the silver issue was to kill the human race. Referring to the Spanish war, Mr. Towne declared that wfaen the guns of Dewey awoke the echoes of Manila the nations of Europe got a new tip on the greatness of the democracy, and that the countries across the xVtlantic would listen to the declarations of this country as to its finances with more respect. He made a remark on the presence of M. A. Hanna in St. Paul and wish ed that Mr. Hanna could but be In some telephonic connection with this gathering and that the speeches that had been made might soften him. Going back to Mr. Lind, the speaker said: "John Lind i« an American. He was born abroad. Well, we all were a few years ago. He comes of a great race, that has done much for human Mberty in Europe, and that same race has had much to do with the development o* this state. He will lead you to a victory this fall. "England never formed a foreign alliance for the benefit of the foreign ally. We cannot help bat condemn her seven centuries of oppression of Ireland, her forcing of opium on the Chinese, aye, farther back, her tyrannizing over our own colonies, when she took our own hide for a alx-pence and sold it back to us for a shilling. Thanks, Mother England, we recognize our relations but we have set us house for ourselves and will manage our own domestic economy. We want our foreign-born, whether from Ireland, Sweden, Poland or where, to know that there is a different policy in England's history. We will not entrust our diplomacy to the land grabbers of the world. I am glad to see that John Lind shares such ideas as these. "I want to say, too, that when John Llnd is elected governor he will appoint a rail road and warehouse commission that will regulate rates without coercion by the courts. The people of 'this state will show their opinion of the Steenerson decision by return ing to the supreme bench the men who ren dered it "They can't work the- 'scare' idea O'^ain. It's like the too-too In the *jlorado poker game. It can't be played buc once a night. Just before, or within eight days after iha Republican administration went into power in 1896 half tho state banks in the Twin Cities failed. When John Lind 13 governor we will have a careful, honest and thorough bank inspection that will protect the depos itors." Mr. Towne referred to Congressman Gros venor's declaration that the war would be fought, but on a Republican basis. "These conventions," continued Mr. Towns, "that have hurrahed for MeKinley and ad journed, met In a vain cause. The war is over. The confidence of Republican victory this fall Is based on the hope that they will be able to pull their tickets through on ths enthusiasm of the war. Why, the Demie-atj had to hold the ears of this Republican dog right into the faco of Spain. If it had not been for the blowing up of the Main-, when they were afraid to face the unanimou3 sentiment of tho American people, there would cot have been any war. The gentleman who tonight sips his cham pagne at the Aberdeen, and Stephen B. Elk- Ins, who fashion the secret councils of the kitchen cabinet, did not want war. It would endanger the securities based on Cuban rev enues. "Any administration could have conducted this war as well as this one has. Why shall we not claim that this war waa fought and won by Democratic valor? Dewey is a Demo crat. Schley is a Democrat. Hobson is a Democrat. (Applause.)( A voice — A Populist.) "Well." continued Congressman Towne, "In Alabama a Democrat and a Populist are Just alike. Mr. Towne closed with an eloquent tribute to John Lin<l, "wno, although physically prevented from entering tlhe war as a militant soldieT, he had gone to serve his country as he might. "When Johnny came marching home" In the latter days of the cam paign he would lead the Democratic party hosts to a victory not only for its state ticket, but some of its con gressional nominees that would be epochal in the political history erf Min nesota. The banquet broke up at 1:30. NEWS OF SOCIETY. Events of the Day In the Social -World. Mrs. John Blom, of Bedford street, gave a coffee yesterday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Rodin, of New York, and Mrs. Kinder man, of New Mexico. The decorations v>ere sweet peas and nasturtiums. About thirty ladles were present. • • * Mrs. E. J. Eastman of Westminster sreet, gave a party yesterday afternoon tor her son Herbert's twelfth birthday. These prss?nt were: Clarence Robb, Allan Barr, Carl Ad ams Charles McAllister, Edward and Ed mund Larson, Arthur Cromwell, Harry Zhjstad Sydney and Hugh Bumgardner, Jimmy Hill, Eddie and Erwin Eastmin. Supper was served at 7 o'clock. Mrs. t-ast man was assisted by Mrs. Charles Wells. • * • W M Thurston gave a 'bus party Tuesday evening to Lake Gervais. Thise in the party were the Misses Mardie Woolsey, Laura and Bessie Rischatsch, Grace and Susie Wilcox, Laura and Addio Ebling, Florence Niciol, Beatrice Zimmerman, Ethel Rowe, Margaret and Eve Mitcheson, Bessie, Maud and A'ar garet Sharood, Hannah Ekstrand. Mane Dreher, Anna Eggleston and Hattle Dlck, Lottie and Agnes Arrtvee; Messrs. E-" Hamilton, Theo. Ekstrand. Albion Rowe George Eggleton, Theodore Colberg, Bert ana Abe Arrivee, Carl Dreher, Walter Thurston, Kenneth Campbell, Herbert King and Ar thur McKay. The party was chaperoned by Mrs. John Fifleld. The Young People's Society of St. lames' Episcopal Church will give aplay in Conover hall Thursday evnicg, Sept. 1. It will be a drama in three acts, entitled "Enlisted for the War." Following is the cast: Robert Trueworth, soldier of the Union Al £ ei V- A**™* Wilder Rowell, guardian of Gaylle Glfford Roy Squires Hosea Jenks, an auctioneer . .J. Strickland Hiram Jenka, hl» son Karl F. Dreher Crimp, a "gemma, ob^color '- General Grant •• Henry _ B "' an * Lieut Col. Boxer George F. Bryan Gaylle Glfford. an heiress- Mrs. Trueworth, Mantle T ™ e ™ rth ' Rob€rt Mls f ST H. Hoy* Music by Miss Hope's Ladies' orchestra. The play ia under the direction of Mr. J. Strickland. • • • "Education, or Rather Lack of Education, in Spain" waa the subject of a short glvei by IBM Anna Webb, In Wood and Park Baptist ohurch, last evening. Miss Webb was formerly a teacher in the sem inary at San Sebastian, Spain. R*v. W. W. Everts introduced the speaker. The meeting was closed with congregational singing. The St. Paul Infants' home has moved into new quarters art 882 Hague avenue. Miss Brill of Laurel avenue, entertained yesterday afternoon for Miss Eastman. About one hundred young wimen called during the afternoon. Receiving were Mrs. Frnl, Mrs W. M. Abbot and Mrs. Anton Snlm onek The rooms were decorated with gr.ld en rod sweet peas and roses. Great bunches of the bright wild flower were arra.:g?d about the hall and reception room. In the dining room where luncheon waa served the color scheme was pink, carried out in roses and sweet peas. In the parlors rose* ?nd naeturtlums were used. • • • Chapter "A" No. 98, Agassdz club, mat yesterday morning at St. Catherine's school. The subject of study was "Bugs and In secta." A number of specimens were sup plied by the children, who are very earnest workers in the club. The discussion was led by Mrs. E. C. Filtner. There waa a good attendance. • * * The House of Good Shepherd will hod a bazaar Oct. 1. The various Catholic parishes of the city are taking an interest, and will endeavor to make this one of the most suo cessful eventß in the history of the insti tution. Vesta lodge. Daughters of Rebekah, will Rive an ice cream social at the home of Mr. Frank A. Twiss, 353 East Ninth street, Friday evening. Mrs G. C. Robertson, of Hague avenue, gives a euchre Saturday morning for Mr 3. Symonds. Mrs Ben ton will receive Friday, Sept. 3, for the Misses Scott, of Washington, D. 0. • • • Mr. and Mrs. Curry have returned from their wedding trip, and will give a recep tion at the Wheeler residc-nce on Hague ave nue the first week in September. • • • The programme to be given in Mozart hall Friday evening for the benefit of the Red Cross society is aa follows: March— "American Belle" Hall Fifteenth Regiment. Reading Selected Charles Fairchlld. Chorus— "ln the Twilight" A'bt Male Chorus of the Mozart Club. Soprano Solo — "The Flag Without a Stain" White Mrs. 8. V. Harris. Violin Solo— "Prels Song" (Melster singer) Wagner-Wilholm Claude Madden. Baritone Solo— "Dedication" Schumann P. V. Laraen. MedHey— "War Songs ot the Boys In Blu«" Tobani Fifteenth Regiment Band. Chorus— "E-nlkehr" Ziellner Male Chorua of th« Mozart Club." Reading Selected Charles Fail-child, Duet — "Erminle" Jaccbowskl 'Mrs. A. and M. Giesen. Walts— "Obersteiger" Zellor Fifteenth Regiment Band. A series of tableaux of a patriotic character will be given. On© Is Columbia presenting Oulba, Porto Rico, the Philippines and Ha waii to Uncle Sam. • • • Mm. Robert Holbert will entertain the Fudge club today at her home, on Falrmount avenue. ■Miss Radle O'Brien will give a euchre Wednesday at her home, ait White B«ar. Mrs. Benjamin S. Cowen, of Holly avenue, has returned from the Ea«t. Mrs. Winnifred Barry and Mlas Margaret Barry, of the Virginia, hare gone East via the Great Lakes. Miss Kalman, of Summit avenue, ; is enter taining (Miss Ethel McDonald, of Louisville, Ky. The Misses Moon, wno have been visiting friends in St. Paul, returned to Duluth yes terday. The 'Mloses Livingston, of Summit avenue, are entertaining Mlas Abbot, of Philadelphia. LIBEL SUIT THREATENED SUPREME LODGE K. P. INVES TIGATING ITS OFFICIALS. Charge, of Extravagance Preferred Promise a Libel Sou In the Fed. eral Court, as a Seqnel Officer, Arraigned Making a strong Fi B I»< for a Re-eleetlon a* a Vindication of Their Acts. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 24.— A* a result of the charges of extravagance reported, against supreme officers o f the Knight? of Pythias, now In session here, one-^of the number today threat ?"C^ i°o brlngr a sult for libel the Lmted States court for the district of Carolina as soon as he got home. 3« , a^ Stron ' S fljrht is beln & made .-gamst the supreme officers, it is un derstood that they will be continued. Ninety votes have been pledged to Judge Carter, of California, for su preme vice-chancellor, and in the event that he cannot be elected his strength will be thrown to some one against Charles E. Shively, who is be ing pushed by the Indiana men. tJ \ H " Abl bot, ot Massachusetts, and J. A. Turner, of Virginia, this morning announced themselves as candidate 1 for major-general of the uniform rank but the Indications are that James R. Carnahan, of Indianapolis, will be re elected. A seat in tha suprerme lodge was re fused to Representative Berry, of Wis consin, on account of the filing of a written protest that he secured his credentials in an Irregular manner. Ho demanded an investigation and a com mittee was appointed. A major-general reviewed the uni form rank at Camp Colgrove this af ternoon. Fourteen thousand uniform ed men were in the review. The Knights of Khorassan this af ternoon re-elected J. A. Hlnzey, of Chicago, imperial prince; H. "W. Beld lng, of St. Louis, imperial secretary, and H. B. Stolte, of Chicago, imperial treasurer. The laws of the order were amended so as to create officers for three supremo past imperial princes and changes were made in the consti tution providing for the election of the alternate delegates. COMMITTEE WORK. Representative Gale, of Massachu setts, resigned from the investigating committee appointed yesterday, and George Hansen, of Maine, was appoint ed to fill the vacancy. Representative Bangs, of North Dakota, was made chairman of this committee, and the members at one* adjourned to begin their work. The committee was order ed to report tomorrow morning, and it has a great amount of labor before It. An effort will be made to find out the author of the reports circulated against the officers of the supreme lodge, and all those who it is thought can throw any light on the subject will be sum moned before the committee and asked to give any information that they may have. Supreme Chancellor Colgrove ap pointed John H. Alexander, of Virgina, and William B. Gale, of Massachusetts, supreme tribunes. These appointments are for six years. Representative Gale succeeds George Zay, of Tennessee. Su preme Chancellor Colgrove also ap pointed the following committee to con sider the question of changes in the supreme tribunal: Representative Kuehnle, of Iowa; Clische, of Michi gan; Farrington, of Maine; Botton, of New Jersey, and Weed, of Wisconsin, This committee was asked to consider the report of the supreme chancellor on the supreme tribunal and go into ibhe question thoroughly, particularly the proposition to cut down the size of the tribunal to three members. At Camp Colgiwve today thep rize drills began. In Class A, the three companies that drilled were No. 9, of Kalamazoo; Yellow Cross No. 85, of Alliance, 0., and No. 28, of Ottawa, 111 The drills took place at Newt>y Oval, near Camp Colgrove. The first prize in this class is $1,500; the second, $1,200, and the third, $1,000, and fourth, $800. This afternoon a cavalry drill was put up by the St Joseph, Mo., hussars, the only troop entered. The prize is $500, and it is a question whether ft will be awarded, since there was no competition. Several thousand people witnessed the drills. At the session of the Rahtbone Sis ters today twenty-six past grand chiefs took the supreme temple degree. At Masonic hall this afternoon the Noblesville, Ind., temple and Paris tem ple, of Cincinnati, competed for prizes in the exemplification of ritualistlo work. GERMAN CATHOLICS. Their Several Societies Will Meet In St. Paul Next Yenr. MILWAUKEE, Wis., Aug. 24.— The final session of the Central Union of Catholic Young Men's societies was held th.s afternoon. The auditing com mittee reported the financial condition of the union in excellent condition. The next meeting place is St. Paul, Minn. The main session of the German Catholic Central societies was takon up with the election of officers and the choosing of the next place of meeting. St. Paul was chosen for next year's convention. Lord, Too, Had His Trouble*. The case against Eva and George Wood, worth, the former charged ■with larceny and the latter with keeping a disorderly housa, was continued in the police court yesterday to Tuesday. Lester Lord, the complaining witness, who alleged that he waa "touched" for $10 In the apartments occupied by the Woodworth's, «aa not present in cpurt yesterday. He Is a mem ber of the Fifteenth regiment, and is in the guard house for leaving the cunp without permission the night he waa robbed. Strnnjrer Got the Grip. The police are looking for the fellow who carried away a grip belonging to Ague* Laske, who arrlvrd In Pt. Paul frr>m <>• i tonna yesterday. The young woman who la from a country farm, and not ■ ".if* ■■•■'■■ I i traveling, stepped oil a train at the Chestnut street depot yesterday irorninp and se- f„■ a man standing on the platform suppo.-ed h« was the agent ar.d handrd over her ■ The fellow did not make any explanation but took the satchel and left. It contained clothing and some valuable papers. Gnestn of H. G. Lee. A reception and banquet was given at th» Albion last evening by O. H. Loo, sp< elal agent of the Northwestern Mutual Life In surance company, of Milwaukee, whoso l< ; : d quarters are in this city, to a party cf thirty friends, most of whom are piliey holier* in the company which he represents. The party had an enjoyable evening, =md a number of speeches were deliver, d eulogis tic of Mr. Lee, life Insurance and Mr. I,ee'i company. State Cnah In and OatKotupr. State Auditor Dunn yesterday received the quarterly report of the Oliver mine. The report shows that 59.989 tons were shipped, royalty at 25 cents p«r ton being tI4,S9tJ&. The state auditor also issued warrants yes teT&y to cover tho expenses of the ?ummer training school at the state university. The total was about $8,000. DEATHS OP A DAY. DAYTON. 0.. Aug. 24.— Homer Parrot, of this city, dropped dead from heart disease today, while attending the Democratic state convention. He waa a brother of Col. Ed Parrot, of Dayton, and of Col. Charles Par rot, of Columbus. ST. LOUIS, Aug. 24— C01. C. B. McLellan, formerly colonel of the Tenth United State* cavalry, but retired five years ago, died to day at his residence In this city of rheuma tism of the heart, aged sixty-nine years. The solonel wag well known in the army, and had a son in the battle of Santiago. BRUSSELS, Aug. 24.— The death is an nounced of Ftlician Rop», the Belgian etcher.