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THP] ST. PA^LJ^IBE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11. 189 S. Associated PrJS3 News. CITY SUBSCRIPTIONS. j moi i 12 mos Dally and Sur.day. ..5 0c | 2. 7 o 5.00 Sui:d:;y _1 JV.g_L ' ° ' COUNTRY SUBSCRIPTIONS. L By Mail • ••! j jno j ? mos | 12 nios itofflce ai St. Paul. Minn., as Fo.-oud-Chsf. .Matter. Address all communi ng and make all Remittances payable to THE GLOBE CO., St. Paul. Mi nn . l '*> ta -^~" Anonymous communications not noticed. «e --i manuscripts will not be returned uj mpanted by postage. BRANCH OFFICES. Nerr York 10 Spruce St Ch le« h «> . . . i ' 87 Washington at TUESDAY'S JA/EATHER. O '.iler. By ,- 9 United States Weather Bureau. yix- -. tier in eastern portion; brisk v t winds. IOWA- Cooler; west winds. NORTH DAKOTA— Fair; northwest winds. SOUTH DAKOTA Fair; no , rt j iwei^ I 'j|"i s - MONTANA- Fair; ror'able wines. wiovUN g<\ oler; brisk winds. -,-••!, an s TEMPERATURES — St. h 62; Huron, 58; Bismarck. 50; Wi ■ [avre, 50; Helena, 48; Bdmon .:■!>'., id, 4<: Prince Albert. 44; Cal gary 42; Medicine Hat. 50; Swift Current. 48; Bu'Anpe'.le 12; Mlnnedoaa, 4S; Winnipeg, 44. YESTERDAY'S MEANS— Barometer. 29.01; nil in t mperature. 63; relative humidity. 72; v/ 1 !-,< , west; maximum temperature. 68 minimum temperature. 58; daily range, 10; amount of precipitation (rain) in last twenty-four hours. 1.7*. RIVER AT S A. M. Danger Gauge Change lv Lino. Reading. 'X Hours. Ft Paul j! 5'J 10 l.| -°-2 Davenp rl 15 O.b St L. ills 3.4 . —Fall. meter corrected far temperature and — H. Volker, Observer. P F. Lyons, the official in charge of the bureau office, is attending the convention of weather bureau officials at Omaha Neb. this week. He has author'zed Hermann Vclker, observer In charge during bis p.bsence. THE DEMOCRATIC TICKETS. STATE. • Governor JOHN LIND, Brown county Lieut. Gov J. If. BOWLER, Renville Sec. State J. J. HEINRICH, Honnepin Treasurer ALEX. M'KINNON. Polk Auditor GEORGE N. LAMPHERE, Clay Attorney General. .JOHN F. KELbY, Ramsey Clerk Sup. Court.... Z. H. AUSTIN, St. Loulb Judges ITHOMAS CANTY. Hennepin Supreme ,. 'DANIEL BUCK, Blue Earth Court ,'WM. MITCHELL, Winona FOR CONGRESS. First District MILO WHITE Second District D. H. EVANS Third District CHARLES Q. HINDS Fourth Distrlot JOHN W. WILLIS Fifth District T. J. CATON $lxth District CHARLES A. TOWNE Seventh District P. M. RINGDAL RAMSEY COUNTY. Judge of District Court. .GEORGE L. BUNN Judge of District Court.JAMES C. MICHAEL Clerk of District Court.... JAMES A. MEADE County Auditor WILLIAM PLATTE County Treasurer ANTON MIESEN County Sheriff JOHN WAGENER Register of Deeds VICTOR C. GILMAN County Attorney HERMAN OPPENHEIM Judge of Probata Court... JOHN CAVANAGH Abstract Clerk FRANK J. ELLES Coroner OREN S. PINB County Surveyor J. B. IRVINE County Supt. of Schools. .. .JOHN A. HOGA.N County Commissioners — WILLIAM BROWN, CHARLES KARTAK, £>. J. SULLIVAN, CHARLES REIF. CHAS. MCARRON. OSCAR TANKENOFF. RAMSEY COIXTY LEGISLATIVE. Senators — Thirty-third District. .EDWARD PETERSON Thirty-fourth District _.R. S. M'NAMEE Thirty-fifth District JOHN H. IVES Thirty-sixth District... .JOHN E. STRYKER Thirty-seventh' District P. H. ELLERBB Representatives — First Ward WILLIAM JOHNSON Second Ward CHARLES LEIDMAN Tiilrd Ward HENRY W. CORY Fourth Ward JOHN J. O'CONNOR Fifth Ward j. q. JUENEMANN Sixth Ward A. L. GRAVES Seventh Ward LOUIS D. WILKES Eighth, West Part GEORGE F. UMLAND Eighth-Ninth, S. Side W. B. HENNESSY Eighth-Ninth, N. Side. .THOMAS F. MARTIN - gth^Eleventh. Country A. KNOWLTON It is one of Pennsylvania's very next duties to ".shake" the people who "shake the plum tree." Admiral Cervera wants to be a sen ator. That position is nothing to any body'a credit, admiral. Matt Quay is a sena t nr. Y< How fever has broken out at She boygan, Wis. Can't you get some thing to advertise yourself, Kalama ■Oo, ?!ieh? It was after all a mistake to annex Liliuokalani. She is so deaf she can not hear us. tn another column of The Globe will be found the full text of the open ing address of the campaign by Lieut. J'>:m Lind. Theodore Roosevelt is experiencing b riling early in his campaign. Dixon has declared for him and Rev. Parkhurst against him. Snail's slowness at Paris may result ln r ri asking her to take her nd i>ut the remainder of her i t where \w can sink It. Chicago has a painter who Is color I. II has been suspected for some eral of the men who paint houses in St. Paul are in the same con dition. There are several people around who ■neer at women, but there is no get away from the fact that seven womi n control two-thirds of the earth's population and half its area. Fritz Thaulow, the celebrated Nor wegian painter, has arrived in New York. He might break himself in gen tly by painting some of the mules at work on the Chicago crosstown lines. The volcano Vesuvius isn't the only pi bble on the beach. The American navy's dynamite cruiser Vesuvius is a little consternation producer itself when it is in the business of coughing up. Tho Btudy of cooking has been be gun in the Chicago schools. It would perhaps I pportun-e for somebody to award members of the Chicago coun cil diplomas for "cooking the other fellow's goose" to a turn. Geronimo sends word to the Minne sota Indians to be good and be quick about it. Geronimo has had his head bumped against the brick wall known as the United States army often enough to know that no band of red men can butt it over. Reports from the counties of the Seventh district indicate that Mr. Ring- dal, Democratic candidate for congress, is M>ing through the district like a Morris park racer. His meetings are everywhere largely attended, and the enthusiasm ia such that there is no mistaking the sentiments of the peo ple. Mr. Ringdal already has Mr. Eddy I>< aten, and the present outlook is that the former's majority may reach 5,000. The Outlook for Wheat. The Globe does not Join heartily with certain well informed men in re gard to the general pessimistic ten dency of the wheat market of the Northwe.n. It Is undoubtedly true, however, that the world's supply is coming prominently to the front in the shape of figures in a way that affords indication of far less values being placed upon the product than those of last year. It is always a mistake on the part, of farmers to follow up a year of very ki.erh prices for wheat, such as the Last crop year was, with overplanting and overcropping. A high price one year stimulates overproduction the next year, and the farmer inevitably Buffers from falling into this practice. American producers, this year, are confronted with an aggregate gain over last year of 88,000,000 bushels. There is at present a world's Increase esti mated in Europe of 236,000,000 bushels over the crop of 1897, according to Bradstreet's collection of reports. Even in Russia the latest figures indicate an increase that has not been hereto fore regarded as possible. It is folly to talk about the Argen tine crop and its possibilities, for it is not harvested until January and Feb ruary, and reports from that source are simply used as blinders. What on* own producers must look to is the pres ent condition prevailing in Europe. There have been, unquestionably, gains in almost every European locality, and. only very .-light depreciation in the Asiatic crops sj far as indicated. Wheat stocks were extremely low at the beginning of th>? present crop year; but there has been a freer marketing of new wheat, both ln the winter and spring wheat sections, than was an ticipated. The process of gaining in Btock supplies has been slow, aoid in a degree which has had a depressing ef fect upon the market. This is no year in which to make comparisons with former years this side of IS9I, so far as the month of September is concerned. There is some thing in the way of approximation of volume between 1891 and 1898 to be considered, and the figures are given below for the years between 1889 and 1898 from Bradstreet's issue of Oct. 8, as follows: East. Pacific of Rockies. Coast. Totals. October 1, 1898 ...18.857.C00 4.(371,000 23 528 000 October 1, 1897 ...81,508,0(30 6,251.000 37 759 000 October 1, 1896 ... 63,975,0^0 5,451,000 69 409 000 October 1, 1895 ...55,078,000 9,760,00) (54 838 000 October 1, 1894 ...92,100,000 9,074,000 101 17<lV:00 October 1, 1893 ...71,108,000 7,162,000 78 270 000 October 1, 1592 . ..69,845,000 8,153,090 C 7 998 000 October 1, 1891 ...36.577.000 9,517,00) 46 094' 000 October 1, 1890 ...27,976,00) 0,105,001) 34(581000 October 1, ISS9 ...26,734,01,0 9,514,000 36 248,«00 The general stock of the country at the different dates named is shown, and it will be observed that the Amer ican stock is considerably smaller than last year; about one-third less than in 1895 or in 1896. Bradstreet's also gives an outline of the condition of things abroad in a table which shows that the stocks in European markets Oct. 1, 1898, were about 15,000,000 bushels below those of 1897 at the same date. The same au thority represents the stocks of Amer ica and Europe combined at about 6G, --000,000 bushels, while a year ago they were 95,000,000 bushels, or about 30,000, --000 bushels less. The following are some of the figures given by Bradstreet's taken from the Liverpool Corn Trade News in regard to stocks in Argentine and Australia, together with those ln Europe and afloat, as well as the United States and Canada: Europe and. Afloat— Oct. 1, 1!?98, 42,400,000; Sept. 1, 1898. 37,030,000; Jan. 1, 1898, 71600 000; Oct. 1, 1897, 57,300.000. United States and Canada— Oct. 1, 1838, 23 - 528.(0.); Sept, 1, 1898. 18,393,000; Jan. 1, 1808, 60,834,000; Oct. 1, 1897, 37,759,000. Australia— Oct. 1, 1898. 2,603,000; Sept. 1, 1898, 3,200,000; Jan. 1, IS9B, 870,000; Oct. 1, 189T 870.000. Argentina— Oct. 1, IS9B, 736,000; Sept. 1, 1593 736.000. Totals— Oct. 1, 1898, 69,264,000; Sept. 1. 1898, 54,359,000; Jan. 1, 1898, 133,304,000; Oct. 1, 1897. 95,929,000. The situation, from a general point cf view, so far as the producer of wheat is concerned, is not at this time high ly encouraging, much as we would like to see it so. This has been a year of excessive production of wheat, not only in this country, but the world over. These experiences do not bring about high prices. The low stocks of wheat existing throughout the coun try are being so rapidly replenished that advancing price is not to be an ticipated. The export demand Is not yet a settled point. It may come later, but it is not likely to be anything more than spasmodic for some time to come. Covering of shorts by bears Is about the only quantity that is likely to be productive of profits or stimulation ln prices for several weeks to come. There is good ground for belief that the later months of the crop year will see better prices. In the Matter of Grain Inspection. There is something wrong evidently in the administration of the law con cerning the inspection of grain in Min nesota. In an interview with Charles A. Pillsbury, of Minneapolis, published in The Globe Sept. 30, that gentleman said: "Until men are all honest and skillful there are bound to be mistakes made somewhere; and no system of handling wheat will be satisfactory to the farmer that does not pay him a re munerative price for his wheat." These were the abrupt ideas express ed by a business man thoroughly qual ified to advance judgment on the par ticular subject that he discusased. The Inspection of grain by state of ficials has undoubtedly in the past given to Minnesota a reputation for its product in wheat not enjoyed by any other commonwealth of the Union. The climate is especially adapted to the growing of wheat and its seasoning. It has come to pass that laws have to be enacted in order to graduate the prod uct to facilitate its sale at its highest prices for milling and export. The law as originally framed gave to certain men, who should receive their appoint ment to office, an arbitrary power which ought not to be conferred anywhere with the temptation that must neces sarily exist in dealing with so impor tant a matter. Mr. Pillsbury, in the interview above mentioned, frankly declared that he could not see "how wheat can be han dled in large quantities to be shipped out of the state without being graded." His theory on this point brings us back to his earlier expressions quoted above, to the effect that "until men are all honest and skillful there are bound to be mistakes made somewhere." The skill involved requires on the part of an inspector a knowledge of THE ST. PAUL GLOBS TUESDAY OCTOBER 11, 1893. what he is engaged ln doing. There Is submitted to him a sample of grain for inspection. The farmer who dis posed of that wheat jnay have mar keted it 200 or 300 miles from the point of official inspection. Viewed along the line of a general principle of right gov ernment and conduct of commercial af fairs it would seem that a producer when he comes to sell a product should receive for it precisely what it is worth in the market, as . the value may be judged by the purchaser, without the intermediary service of an official, either of the state or the federal gov ernment. It is Inevitable that out of a policy of this kind evils will result. It may be due to the Incapacity of the ofli cial; it may also be due to his abso lute dishonor; but no insinuation of this sort is intended in the present instance. The Globe prints today the report of a committee appointed at a meeting held by upwards of 200 farmers on Sept -4 last, at Moorhead, in this state. There are several affidavits associated with this report which are worthy of perusal in connection with the viewa above expressed in regard to the ex istence of the law itself governing grain inspection, as well as to the methods by which the inspection is conducted. The system of dockage Is arbitrary and undoubtedly leads to the Infliction o' much injustice wherever applied. When the farmer ships his grlln, he pays a freightage charge for the vol ume that he believes he has deposited In the car at his station. When thi« dockage comes to be computed by the grain inspector at some distant point no consideration is given to the farmer for the amount of his original freight charge. The result is a wiping out of much of his revenue from the sale of his crop, and oftentimes the complete expungement of his profit. One in stance is referred to in this report, now under consideration, of a farmer who shipped to market 25.000 bushels of wheat, which he regarded as No. 1 northern, but, when it had passed un der the eye of the inspector, the grade was fixed at No. 2, and his loss was $2,500 as a result of the dockage and the costs of freight for transportation. This is not right. Another instaiice is given of a loss of $763 on a shipment of 12,000 bushels, three-fourths of which was graded No. 2. Of course the freight rates represent so much grain shipped. But even this question depends very largely upon the servants of the railroads them selves, who simply indicate 'by marks in the car, and its recorded capacity, the volume that has been placed there in. The point that is likely to be urged In the future is that the grain shall be actually measured or weighed at the stations where it is delivered for trans portation. The ordinary farmer of the Northwest is in no position, financially, to build granaries in which to store his product. He is driven necessarily to the market as soon as the harvesting and thresh ing period is over. If there are to be laws governing this whole question of grading the quality of grain, they should be equitable laws, not looking to the compensation of the grain in spectors, receiving their appointments from political powers, but to the inter ests of the man who, through his la bor, and self-denial, and thrift, pro duces the crop. School of Osculopathy. The incident at Detroit in which speech was restored to a mute girl by the shock resultant upon a kiss has served only to make fun for the para graphers. Its serious side has been en tirely overlooked. The hints that gave the world Newton's law of gravitation, Watt's steam engine and Harvey's discovery of circulation were, however, vague and blind compared with this straight tip from nature. The infer ence is so plain that it cannot be over looked. Nature wants a new school of medicine. For lac-k of a better name it might be called osculopathy. The possibilities of such a curative school are dazzling. True, it might not be of much value for acute strabismus, though men have had their eyes opened by a kiss, and for broken iimbs and tuberculosis its utility is doubtful, but as a tonic and stimulant the old schools of medicine would have nothing to compare with it. "That tired feeling" would 'retire without a struggle before such a course of treatment, heart fail ure would be no more, and nostalgia would efface itself from the list of hu maai ailments. Then, also, osculopathy would be fully in line with human progress. Its opportunities would be open alike to either sex. In fact, its greatest suc cesses would undoubtedly redound t# the credit of the women. No man with any sense of chivalry could long re main un cured, no matter what his mal ady, before osculopathy as practiced by a competent doctor with the proper amount of personal charm. Only one drawback presents Itself in contem plating the beauties of this newly dis covered agent. It might result In epi demic hypochondria. The man with out an ailment would be compelled to invent one. But this is a minor mat ter. The world now has its long-sought opportunity to combine business and pleasure in the matter of its medicine and ehould not overlook its advantage. Kow the Germans Do It. It behooves American business men to reduce the search for export mar kets to some sort of system, if they are going to compete successfully with other nations. Germany sent out a regularly organized export commission two years ago to study the markets of China, Korea and Japan and to bring back not only exact and techni cal information, but samples of prod ucts most in demand in those coun tries. These samples were arranged In an upper story of the palace of the im perial diet at Berlin, where German merchants and manufacturers could in spect them, by getting a card of ad mission from the official in charge. Afterwards the collection was distrib uted to places in the empire where similar goods are made. The report of the commission was not made pub lic, as it was desired to keep its re sults for the exclusive use of German merchants. F. H. Mason, the American consul general at Frankfort, urges the organ ization of' a like commission for the benefit of American merchants. It should be made up of "well-trained young men, with good manners, a prac tical command of French, German and Spanish, combined with intimate knowledge of a certain class of man ufactured goods, and the commercial methods, currencies, weights, measures and customs of foreign countries." Not the First Frost. The first frost from Indiana, reported last night, was evidently a mistake. That event occurred sbme weeks ago, when Lew Wallace offered his services as a major general. — Chi cago Record. Ep/s(/es to St Paul. "I'd go and buy," remarked the offices eeker to the officeholder, "but I have only money enough to pay my rent, which 1b Just about duo " "You ought never to be handicapped In a desire to perform a quod act by limitations of that kind. Just take a look at the system of my friend MeCardy,", said the officeholder. "That would never bother him. He would simply make a transfer from one fund to another. You have money in the rent fund but none in t'ho grocery or booze fund. As Manager of all funds you can *ike a certain sum out of the reut fund, add it to the gen eral, then let the general fund make a loan to the boozo fund and there you are. You have now the prl<jj» aoid a llightly Impaired rent fund which will ,be niad^ whole when the general fund is fattened a little." • * • A man sat near the door of a crowded Selby car during the storm Sunday evening. Every person v/iio got into the car all the way up l\>urth street stepped on the foot of the man near the door, and ho swore fervently and tried to smile aciv-p-tance of apologies until ho was tired. On upper Third street a woman stood up, threw h r weight on to the one foot that she placed carefully on the foot of the suffering man, and shook her umbrella at the conductor. "Pleasant avenue," yelled the conductor. "Yes, isn't it?" shouted the man who had *een stepped on, pulling his loot away. "It'« a Pleasant avenue and a pleasant evening and I'd like to break your dodgttated face." Then he jumped off the car and fell In a pool of water. Dramatic and Musical. METROPOLITAN. Magic and mystery reigned supreme for tvo and a half hours at the Metropolitan last night under the guidance of Kellar; so myste rious, in fact, were some of Kellar's trlcka, as he styles them, that it robbed one of the pleasure of following them, for, try as one might, it was impossible to form any conclusion as to how they might be done. Kellar's mysteries differ from the feats per formed by other magicians. They seem to be distinctively his own and are peculiar in that he has little occasion to caution his audience to watch him closely. Aside from the first half hour of the evening he seldom uses sleight-of-hand. Nearly all that he does that might be classed under that head is confined to the first few minutes that he is before the audience. It is exceedingly clever, although not new. Mrs. Kellar takes a prominent part In the evening's entertainment, and mystifies the audience as much as ever with her feats in thought transference. The first part of the entertainment con cludes with what Kellar styles a rapid and highly satisfactory manner in which to rid one's self of a wife. Mrs. Kellar is seated on a chair under a framework of wood and is then drawn up several feet from the floor and suspended in midair. When all is ready Kellar reaches for a pistol and apparently fires three or four shots In rapid succession at his wife, and, before he can lower the plEtol she disappears from view, like a flash. Where does she go? That is the mystery. In the second part Mrs. Kel'.ar was blind folded and from the stage correctly stated the denomination and the numbers on sev eral bank notes obtained at random in the audience. She squared and cubed numbers that shs apparently did not know and eou'.d not see, In a most remarkable manner. Much of the second part is devoted to spiritualistic and cabinet work, and is clever beyond de scription. The entertainment closes with a reproduc tion of Kellar's blue room, and in this his work is m-ost wonderful. He appears and disappears at will. One moment he i 3 seated in a chair at the rear of the stage, and while you watch him he seems to fade from view, and you are looking at — nothing — or in h'.a stead will be a grinning skeleton. It Is la this part that he apparently parts with his head and while it is seen soaring skyward, Kellar appears safe and sound, and while one is wondering at the awfulaess of it where Kellar so recently lost his head, a beautiful rose bush, covered with full-bloom roses, is seen, and, rising out of it, is Mrs. Kellar, the Queen of Roses. It is all most mystifying and wonderful. The Minnesota Press. Out of the 300 Republican country news papers in Minnesota, only about forty ara supporting William Henry Eustis for governor with any degre-e of enthusiasm. What' 3 the reason? — Anoka Union. • « * It is a campaign of the corporations against the people, and the result dapends upon the people. If they stand for principle they will win, otherwise they will lasa. — Buffalo Jour nal. • ♦ • With a Republican head, a Democratic heart and a Populist liver, the Minneapolis Times needs only a Prohibitionist conscience to make it an ideal candidate for something, itself.— Princeton Union. • ♦ » Donnelly's spirit must be a reincarnation from the days of "Ragnarok," the era of fire and gravel. This would account for the fire that is in his speech and the sand that is in his craw. There may be something In the osophy, after all.— Paribault Pilot. • • « John Llnd is gaining in strength every day of the week, and the outlook for hia election is most promising. A united effort on the part of all opposed to the giant monopolies of tho day will place him in the governor's chair.— Chaska Herald. • • • It is conceded that John Llnd made tho best quartermaster with any of the regiments from this state. Gov. Clough has even ex pressed his pleasure over the satisfactory manner in which he looked after the welfare of the Twelfth regiment, yet the Minneapolis Journal sees fit to single him out for attack, simply because, he is a candidate for governor. —Blue Earth County Enterprise. • • • There was no Republican enthusiasm shown the past week among the G. A. R. The local politicians of the Republican faith are following in the footsteps of the gubernato rial candidate when the old soldier Is turned down. These same old soldiers will be heard from when the voto is counted. — Worthington Globe. • • * The St. Paul Dispatch is pursuing similar political tactics to those which characterized It* course two years ago when John Llnd was a candidate for governor. That paper lied about him as only a partisan can lie. Winona Herald. Intermittent Death. The emperor of China, if the newspaper dispatches could be believed, has recently been indulging in a most remarkable serlei of intermittent deaths and resurrections.— Chicago Times-Herald. i ___ Amaze Him Some M<nr«. Alg«r seems amazed that a Boldlar e«uld get hungry or thirsty or sick. List th« In vestigation commission amaze him in an other way.— Kansas City Times. WHEN HIS WIFE IS AWAY. Of all the insidious. Temptations invidious. Contrived by the pulling men down There's none; more delusive Seductive, abusive,. Than the enaro %) a toan with hU wife out. of town. He feels such doubtfulness. Stay-out-all-nightfrilnesß, Sure-tu-get-tlghtfulness— I own with pain — A bachelor's rakish ness, What-wM-you-takishness, None can explain. His wife may be beautifuL Tender and dutiful. 'Tis not that her absence Would cause him delight: But the cursed opportunity Baleful Immunity. Scatters his scruples as day scatters night. —Augusta (Qa.) Herald. IN WOMAN'S REALM. THE CLUB CORNER. The Globe desires to make its club cor ner a clear and faithful reflector of Minne sota organizations and to this end extends to tu«m an urgent Invitation to use its space as an open parliament. The roster of clubs, which la about completed, shows that many have taken up the same themes of I study for the year. It will be helpful to the clubs themselves and instructive and ln- I teresting to others to compare the results |of these various discuasiojjsi and researches. j If each organization will forward to the j department the Questions discussed at its I meeting and the decisions reached, tho in formation will be given Its proper setting by reference to this club roster. Thli wrk will be further facilitated, both for the club secretaries and the department. If those who have not done go will send to us copies of their current programmes. ♦ ♦ * The largest Individual club in the country- Is the Alumnae Association of the Girls' Hleh and Normal School of Philadelphia. It has a membership of 1,700, including fcome of the moat famous women of the land. ♦ ♦ • The Colonial Dames of the State of New York have issued a volume entitled "Tie dot^ ,/!? Bter -" U is a quarto ' bOUQd «■ uom of the popular colonial yellow; tha l linings and letterings are blue, and the ao p.-arance of the book Is inviting. On heavy cream paper the reports cf the secretary from its foundation are printed. • • ♦' The Looking Forward Club of New York City Is an organization fo.med am ;ng and open to the 2,0C0 women employ* in John Wanamaker's store. The purpose of the club Is social recreation and intellectual improve ment. Mrs. Florence M. Stowell was it. dele gate to the Denver biennial, and read a ta per before the convention, describing the ac tivities of her club. GOOD WORDsIoR THE CLUB. The woman's club is the logical outcome of the needs of education. It is the mather'a training school. But there must be unit of purpose between mother and teacher The latter has struggled long for that end It has been the work of the ciub to accomolish it.— The Clubwoman. ♦ • * The school board has a right to expect from the women's clubs greatly needed moral sup port In all its jud = cious efforts. It also faeU that merited censure wi!l be forthcoming for any narrow-minded policy which cripples the efficiency of the schools.— lrma T. Jones. • • • Club women ara now learning the most needed lesson of all. to work from the too downward, to reach the masses, to deve'oj? the Idea of the sisterhood of all women, and help bring all together on one plane— to be. ; in fret, a strong, helpful, elevating force.— El.en M. Henrotin. • * « A house is no home unless It contains food and fire for the mind as well as for the body. For human beings are not so constituted that they can live without expansion. If they do flot get it in one vay, they must In another, or perish.— Margaret Fuller Ossoli. • • * Our homes, our schools, our public library, the neglected and untidy corners and alleys of our streets, the sweet gongs of multitudes of tiny, trembling warblers invite the sympa thetic, intell'gant concern of each woman and each club.— Helen Winslow. • ♦ * In general we lack business methods, we lack familiarity with parliamentary law. In nearly every club calendar sent to us we find art and music arranged for study, art sometimes made interesting by photographic reproduction, and the stereopticon. This is most commendable, but we ought not to omit the discussions of subjects dear to every Churches and Their Work. The Twin City Luther league will hod its semi-annual convention today at St. John's English Evangelical Lutheran church, of Minneapolis, Chicago avenue and Seven teenth street east. The convention will open' in the afternoon, and will consist of twj ses sions. The afternoon session will be devotei to the transaction of business and th 3 dis cussion of papcis on the following siibje^ta: "English in Re'ation to the Wo:k of Our Lutheran Church in the West," by Rev. G. H. Trabert, D. D., and "The- Luther Leagu? as the Pastor's Aid," by Rev. N. J. LLove.h y e. At the evening session a literary and mv leal programme will be rendered. The Twin City Luther league Is compo c] of various Luther leagues and Young P. o ple's societies of the different Luli'iai churches of both cities. * • * The Presbyterian Syncd of Mlnneso a will celebrate the 2;.ot'h anniversary of the founda tion of the Presbyterian church at iti an nual meeting, which will bo held in Duluth Thursday evening cf this week. A fpeclal coach will be attached to the St. Paul & Duluth train leaving at 2:15 p. m., which will carry the !-;t. Paul clergymen to Duluth, arriving in Duluth for the opening tesio/i of the synod on Thursday evening. Add es*cs will bo made by a number of well known Minnesota clergymen, among whom are sev eral Twin City ministers who wiil contribute to the programme. The exercize* will be fully in keeping with the importance of the ovent. ♦ • • Aa all-day sewing meeting will b3 held today in the church parlors of the House of Hope church by the women cf th? Home Missionary society. Lunch v. ill be served at 1 o'clock to those in attendance. « • • Tho Young People's Society of the Hou«a of Hope Church will give a social oa Friday evening, Oct. 14. at 8 o'clock. * • • The result of the recent Illinois W. C. T. U. state convention, held at Elgin, in regard to the much-discussed temple queeticn, Is considered by nearly all of the St. Paul wom en interested to be a forerunner r.f the do feat of the question at tho national conven tion which will be he'd here In Noverubo". Mrs. Carse and her staff spent all of Sat urday trying to gain the support of tha con vention at Elgin. The delegates refused to take any action, and the question was laid on the table. It i* the general feeling in St. Paul that th« idea of trying to save the temple shou'd bs given up and the money acd energy ot tho unions devoted to their lezitimita wcrk. There remain but four states now that have not decided to withdraw their support from Mrs. Carse, Ohio being the la»t state to de cide against her. Mrs. Carso was asked at th» Illinois con vention if she did not issua the bonds for the temple while Miss WiUard was in Can ada, and if both Miss Willard and Mr 3. Stevens did not disapprove of her action. Mrs. Carse, who use* the memory and U.'e of Misa Willard as on© of her strongest plea^. was at a losa for an answer, but finally re plied that her action was afterward ratified. This will undoubtedly be discussed freely at the national couvention. SLIDING BACKWARD. Retrograde Movement in China. Hastened by Dowaßer Bmpreis. LONDON, Oct. 11.— The Pekln corre spondent of the Times says: "The retrograde movement continues. An imperial edict orders the suppres sion of the native press and the pun ishment of the editors. It also cancels the new methods promulgated during the past few months. The last step must give general satisfaction since the proposed changes were too radical for the people. All officials who have sign ed memorials In favor of reforms have been dismissed from office. The board of agriculture is abolished, its presi dent, Wu Ma Timg, comptroller of the Hong Kong and Shanghai bank, being deprived of his ranlk. A memorial impeaches him as a 'slave of foreign devils.' The contract fox* the Niu Chwang railway extension loan has ' woman as the member of a home. It has been trufly said that "it takes brains to run a modern kitchen."— Mrs. H. H. Pyle, first vice president, Connecticut Federation. FLYING EMUKHS. A minister of the seventeenth century unwittingly perpetuated his name- by beginning hl3 teimon thus: "Arriving at the Mount of St. Mary's, in the stony stago where I now stand, I havfr brought you some flna biscuits, baked In the oven of Charity, carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of tne spirit and tho sweet swallows of salvation." The late queen of Denmark, though the grandmother of so many sovereigns, did not e::pect to be a quet-n harielf. Wben, at t\7;nty four, she maiYied Prince Christian of Sch es wig-liolsteJn-Sundtrburg Giuecksburg, thera was not the least expectation that shs would ever come to the throne of Denmark. The prince was about her own age, and both weia very poor. Louise had nothing and Christian no more of an income than would comfcrtabiy keep a bank clerk. The young princess began married life with an attention to her house hold r.ffairs seldom seen In royalty. She iook ed after the penu/es, while Prince Christian, It is toid, gave drawing lessons to help out. • • • A Maryland law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, gives the husband the eanie marital rights in his wife's property as the wife has under exiating law in her husband's property. Each will have dower rights. The change givea to the husband more of property righ:s than he enjoyed under the now obsolete com mon-law riijht of "courtesy." The latUr was a contingency upon the birth of a chim, and gave the husband a life interest in all the landed property of his wife. The husband'g new rights fasten on the wife's property the moment she brings it into matrimony or ac quires it thereafter by inheritance, gift, or purchase, unless steps have been taken to keep him out of it. Should ho not waive them or by joining her in a deed of her property convey it to a purchaser, his olaim to each piece or parcel to the extent of one-third con tinues until after her death, wh«>n he becomes a life tenant of his one-third. The new right will attach even thougli the parties are sep arated, but not absolutely divorced. In brief the statute aims to give both husband and wife, widow and widower, respectively, the same or an equal share in each other's prop erty under like conditions at de-ath, and equal rights in property in all respects. • • ♦ A floating dental shop that may be towel all about Florida waters is a device of Dr. F. H. Houghton. It Is to be used thie win ter when Northern people migrate to the land of sunshine, flowers and white sand, and are troubled with aching molars. Titles of Adnlation. The African king of Monomotipa, a king dom, described by ancient Portuguese writers in a highly fanciful way, is surrounded, ac cording to their accounts, by musicians and poets who thrive In his atmosphere and who "adulate him by such refined flaitieri s aa the lord of the sun and moon, great magi cian and great thief." The king of Persia is called "branch o! honor, mirror of virtue, rose of del*glit." His majesty of Ava is called God, and in his correspondence with royalty style 3 h m self king of kingis, and ina:st3 upon b ing obeyed, as he attends to the preservation o' animals— an ambiguous conclusion, to which foreign royalty might reasonably object. He is also regulator of the s:a3cn?, t'.:e abs^luti master of the ebb and flow of the «ea, broth er to the sun and king of the four-and-twenty umbrellas. To mark his dignity the four and-twenty useful and often plebeai ert'cles are always carried before the eugist mon arch. The most striking titles of the king of Achem are sovereign of the universe, whose body is as luminous as th 9 sun, whom Goi created to be as accomplished as the moon at her plenitude, whoee eye glitter* like t '. c northern star; a king as spiritual as a bill is round; who, when he rises, shades all h« people. In the age of Augustulus, your eternity and your perpetuity were not unusual titles. A law of Theodora the Great begins: "If any magistrate, after having concluded a pub lic work, put his name rather than that of our perpetuity, let him be adj"dg.d guilty of high treason." When Caesar had con quered Rome and was put to d!ne with the godis, he had the good taste try i^s'st on tns removal of his new tit'e, djmi-ged, from his statue at the capitol. been signed by the Hong Kong- and Shanghai bank." The Shanghai correspondent of the Times says: "Huang 1 , formerly consul at Sing apore, and later minister designatory of the Chinese in Japan, was arrested here today by order of the empress dowager for complicity in the general reform movement. Her general pro scription gives satisfaction." TIME IS UP. Spaniards Musi Get Ont of Porto Rico AViihin n Month. SAN JUAN DE PORTO RICO, Oct. 10. — Wild rumors of depredations in the western part of the island continue, but there is little foundation for them, though a certain disorderly element is still seeking the opportunity of personal vengeance. Inquiry here as to these stories, which are of Spanlßh origin, shows that they are greatly exagger ated. The Spanish evacuation of Vega Alta Vega Baja, Tea Alta, Toa Baja, Dora da, Barcelonet and M.anao was delay ed owing to the rains and floods, but it is proceeding now. The American evacuation commissioners received an important communication from Wash ington yesterday, and at the joint ses sion today the Americans told the Spaniards it would be necessary to complete the evacuation by Oct. 18, un dertaking to supply transportation for the remaining Spanish forces, if it was necessary. The Spanish freight steam er, due to sail here tomorrow, has been ordered to remain here, probably to be used for Che transportation of Spanish troops. EXPECT GENEROSITY. Spnnlßpdn Are Depending Upon KimlllneKS o f Americans. PAFtrs. Oct. 10.— The Gaulois this morning reviews the political situation and draws the conclusion tbat "be tween the alleged Republican purpose of expansion and the Democratic op position thereto President McKlnley and the American commission will r>e inspired after all with the sentiments of generosity, which are the honor of victorious nations. The keynote of these expressions seems to have been sounded by a Spanish diplomat to an American hero last week, the diplo mat saying that the United States should be generous to Spain." A dispatch from Madrid this after noon s?ys that the cost of the Cuban and Philippine campaigns will exceed 3,000,000,000 pesetas. M. Juice Cani'hon, the former French ambassador at Washington, arrived in Paris today. He will remain here for two months. OPPOSE ALLIANCE. Parncllltpa Would Not Like to See England and America I nitcd. DUBLIN, Oct. 10.— The Parnelllte convention was opened here today. John E. Redmond, presiding, said it was Incredulous that a statesman with Mr. Chamberlain's experience and astuteness should declare that the pass ing- of the Irish lg-cal government bill satisfied the aspirations of Irishmen The Farnellitus would not ho satisfied until they secured home rule. Reso lutions were passed in favor of home rule, approving the local government act, denouncing the project of an An glo-American alliance and uraring the release of political prisoners. Harvard Heroeii. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.. Oct. 10—The Har vard Crimson publishes a Ist of Harvard men wbo wore !n the mllita-y or naval serv ice of the United States during ihe w.tr. T.-e list comprise? 1134 names, of Which eighty-two wore tho-e of men who were in tha under graduate departments last year. Th.ro ws>. o eight deaths, among them being P. A. Cnc. '94. private in the Fiftieth bwa; .1. T. Fur ness, '98, corporal in ttn< Forty-ninth Iowa; W. W. Lahman, '90, private in th« First Illinois. Qniet Day in Kansas City. No Kansas City train robbery yesterday.— Chicago Tribune. ONLY REAL CHARITY j THAT DISTRIBUTED ALOMi THI3 LINES OP CAREFUL ORGAN IZATION AND WORK HOW IT WORKS IN ST. PAUL Tola at «, ie An nuas MeoMnK of the Associated tharluo, R nir)rt , of the Various Officer* Sub.nlUed Her. S. G. SSt.m., t .m. ,. alfl |fee ( . <Mn l>liittent of v Four tli He-elidlon to the President; y. The active Interest that the mem j bers of the corporate body known aa I the Associated Charities of St. Paul | have in that institution was demon- I stnated yesterday afternoon when it I was shown that the largre office la the mayors suite at the city hall was not capable of holding the ladies and ffen tleir.en who had come together for the purposes of the annual meeting of the ££*&*• The awttog was no! large, but at once representative of the interests allied in the name of charity and included all creeds and conditions of men and women. The meeting was largely given up to Latenlng to routine reports and the extension of congratulations to the varied interests. Tne president. Rev. S. G. Smith, was m the chair, and during the meeting he was paid the compliment of a fourth re-election to the presidency, the other officers being also re-elected. In calling the meetiin^ to order Dr. Smith desired to say incidentally that the work of the association during the past year had been quite as satisfac tory as any of the preceding years, and that it had demonstrated very clearly that organized, scientific char ity was the only real charity. Secretary T. A. Abbott, of the board of trustees, called the roll of the allied charities and it was shown that there were thirty-five of the ind.vldual bod ies represented. Mr. Abbott then read the report of the board of trustees in part as follows: It may be well to review the objects sought to be accomplished, and, at the risk of be ir.g tiresome, refresh our minds as to the need of this machinery. First is investigation. Wo have now record* of over 13,000 cases and have carefully In vestigated more than 7,000, of which, over 1.200 have been added during the year jUHt closed. This means that all measures at relief by the city and county, cr by the different charitable bodies, are carefully administered, usually wtth wisdom, so that money paid in taxes or vol untarily contributed for the relief of the poor, the sick, the suffering is well spent; that no one in authority has a crowd of un worthy dependents who are fed at the publlo crib and supported in idleness; that none axe recipients of bounties from siveral sourc&B, while others are neglected by alii that the poor are not pauperized and so hand icapped In the struggle of existence. Let me cite two Instances of what is being accomplished: The chief almoner of our city and county la the board of control, whlcti last year expended nearly $10.0v0. fJ9.578.05) * for provisions and fuel alone. This body, aa you know, Is non-political and non-partisan and its work is so admirab'.p that no deserving person is omitted from the ministrations. It has been our duty to serve it by investigating applications fcr relief, and our intimate and cordial relations with it have excited the wonder and envy of our sister organizations in other cities. Now note result: Loss money per capita appropriation U expended in Ramsey county for out door relief than in any county of like size and surroundings In the country. This per capita has so decreased since 1892, when we were organized, that afl compared with other cities, we now spend 66 per cent, while formerly we spent 160 per cent. It total expenses of the Associated Charities were now added to the outlay of the board of control, each citizen of St. Paul would still be taxed less than the citizens of auy ether town in the United States, simi larly situat?>d. For these re-arons wo be lieve that if all our money and energy w^re spent in investigation alone they wouid be well spent. But, besides investigations, a good share of time and money is spf nt in fri< r.dly visiting, of which you are already apprised. This is the second line along which we opened our energy and Income. The third la provident snvirgs, whose object is to t ach the value and virtue of thrift and to show by direct eXompL 1 hew quickly cents grow to dimes and dimes to dollars. FRIENDLY VISITING. In directing the acceptance of the re port Dr. Smith said that he wished it to be understood that the board by no means assumed credit for all of the work performed and desired particular ly to commend the work of some of the minor bodies. Miss Clara Sommers made the ro port for the Friendly Visitors. She said in part: The modern idep. of charit thy charity ties ifi the prevention hihl cure of pauperism rather th?.n in giving mat rial aid. Tiiis aim Uip friendly vial or att< to accomplish by seeking Otil tb« poor, visit ing them, and giving cer ti The growth of this movement in 1 ' : . - city been slow so far as in mben but judged by the kind of work done, rather than, by the number of ■ h ,vo every enu 3 * f>ir ootigratnlationa. All ihs tle.ds aid kindness and I one friend does to another are !onc by th' 1 friendly visitors for the! 1 - poor frlendi. and in all their Intercourse then I never can be any thought cr givil £ ;>!ms. SECffcETARY GtyTRIDGE'S PIOI EUBB. The general secretary, Mr. Ga'rldg*, In hi 3 report, amongst <U',icr things, raid: During the pait year wo hmstlcfttftd 1..21 casec of neei, of whom 646 wrr> new. Dur ing the previous year t'ac corr p iul.n< figures were 1,303 and 661; a Statement which shows less distress last year than the pre ceding year. "Of the €43 new cases which came to us 94 wero not in nesd; besides this 31 wora false addresses, a plin sometimes resorted to by undeserving apflcants whe:i they il*« cover an investigation is to bo mad . Thus 117 of the 646, 20 per cent, rcoiuir .1 not line. It is Sometime* very difficult, :i!mo3t iiii; ble to tree* the underlying cans*] o." the distress. Tlios.; which frequently ippear however, arc well known: Intci'ipo:- in- \ in provirience or extravagance, laslnen or ihltt lessneaa, Inefficiency or brainle*sne * nnd \in wis^ philsnthropny or Riving wi': out chrty. Th« highest expression of eharitt la whose purpose it Is to pi . to w.-.nt. This the / aims to do by its parlor c>nf« 1 Lj Its departments ci provKteai friendly visitor*. ELECTION v k F IRS. D. R. Noyes moved the adoption the report of ilnating c unmit tee on officers for t!ie ensuing >-«m: the secretary was baatructed to the ballot of the association for tlw tpltowlng Hat: President, Dr. S. G. Smith; vice pres ident, Rev. J. F. Dolphin; treasurer, E. W. Peet; secretary, T. a. Aftbott; board of trustees, T. A. Abbott, R v. J. F. Dolph'p, J. F. Jackson. Vrs. C. G. Hig-bpe. Rev. J. .T. Lawler, D. R. Noyes, E. \v. Peet, P. M. Kent, Rev. 8. t;. Smith, Mrs. O, B. Tounff. Treasurer E. W. Peet made a br:rf but very satisfactory report. Ho show ed that the association received $3 during the past year and had dis bursed it all with the exception of $7ft, which still remained in the treasury. The following dclt>g-atcs to the state meeting of Associated Charities, to be held at^ Still water. Oct. 15, wore named: W. W. Wilson, A. W. Gutridge, Mi--- G. B. Tour.?. Mrs. H. S. Fairch.ld, George Qerlach, Mrs. C B, Beveranea and Rev. J. J. Lawter. Condition* at BaattaS** WASHINGTON, Oct. ».— C --^rd TV--od re] orl i tn the war l * ht that two deaths occurred ■monjc the A lean troops at Santiago on th • Ra ii--.t. uu "SStSgJ^STW -AdjcUnt <*ne a W fnsfton- Fever case \ j!1 k:ndi, ■■"•; t >:ii sickness 1130. fVeaths Oct. 8: .1 ihoa W. Johnson,' Company B, Third Dnlti volunteers, yellow fever; All corpora!. Company L, Ninth I volunteers, bilious foyer. — nrigaclricr General Vnlun p.rs. Con-m ndirg. l!nrd on tl«o Chiid. When a wsaaaa says that ore of li°r -!iil dren looks like her husbamVs f mily It 'a lior way of admitting that it U i'ot as gi od looUlng as the rest.— Atchlson Globe.