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VOL. XXIII.-NO. 166.
Illlii
MINNESOTA DEMOCRATS EXPRESS
THEIR INDORSEMENT OF THE
TRIO OF STATESMEN'
STEAISS IS STRONG FOR TOKE
MISDKKDS OP THE RKI'IBLICAK
AI)«I.VISTKATIO\ RECOINTED
IN DETAIL.
WINONA PLATFORM DECIDED
Slanj Other County Convention*
Thnt Adopted HexolutionM Fo-
TOred Brya.n, Towne, Lind
mill Chicago Platform.
ST. I'J.ori), Minn., June 14.—(Special.)
—Tin- Democratic convention for Steams
county, which convened today at St.
Cloud, unanimously adopted the follow
ing platform:
"The Di mucracy of Steams county, in
convention assembled, declare their alle
giance to the Chicago platform of 1896,
as tin- best embodiment of Democraii'
principles, and their glowing faith in that
noble representative <•; the sturdy man
-1: i »'i America, William Jennings Bry
an, as tiie one invincible leader of the
forces of reform. We recognize in \\ ill
iam Jennings Bryan the greatest com
moner since Lincoln, a man whose sym
pathies are with the masses of the people
—pure, unsellish and patriotic—who as
president would restore the government
to the foundation upon which our fore
fathers placed It.
"To aid and support our knightly lead
er w< most strongly commend to the
Kansas City convention for second place,
Minnesota's ablest and purest son—Chas.
A. Towne, ;i mjoi of exceptional ability,
strictest Integrity, most unblemished
character, and of training, education and
experience peculiarly fitting him to serve
the people. When Charles A. Towne
shall occupy the vice presidential chair
that office will cease to be a sinecuie or
figurehead, and will then exercise an in
fluence in the nation's welfare in all her
. Important councils.
"We strongly disapprove of tendencies
developed by the present administration
and airaign it before the voters of the
land for Its un-American policy In Porto
Rico and the Philippines, by denying them
the natural right of self-government, rul
ing them under martial law, organizing
and maintaining an immense standing
a: my, thus flagrantly betraying the
trusts reposed in them by the people, and
violating the constitution of the United
States. All of these and more evidencing
the trend toward imperialism.
"For its too tender treatment of the
trusts and the capitalistic schemis— the
associations of capital to limit the prod
uce of labor in our domestic Industries
Em' fix arbitrary prices to dri\-( laborers
Horn employment and the smaller Btrug
ping merchants out ot business—all be
ing directly opposed to the besi Interests
of the whole people, who should not
blindly refuse to recognize the facts be
fore them.
"We oppose transferring the powers of
the government to tin- bankers of the
I iiiti.] States by allowing them to prac
tically coin money and expand or con
tract the currency at will—a privilege
worth 110 per cent to them, as estimated
by one of the best authorities In the
V f • I*l Q*
■We charge that the vaunted waw of
prosperity 1 is fictitious in that only the
capitalists or owners of money are pros
perous; the farmer, the laborer and the
in. reliant all alike have no benefit except
a greater certainty of employment.
Ed by tiie activity attending the Sr.'.nl-h
war; the advance In wages, products
and g00.,s are swallowed up in increased 4
prices of articles bought, so that no real
b< n< in remains. Thus it appears that
the present day legislation is for the
classes and not the masses
"We believe that every true American
thai loves liberty and the republican
rorm ot government must sympathize
with the Boers of South Africa, who are
fighting the same battle that our fore
rathers fought in 177G against oppression
ttnd injustice.
"We heartily find proudly indorse the
administration of Gov. Lind, who ha- In
fill respects fulfilled his pledges and
proved himseli the bast governor in the
history of the state. In him we find our
Ideal as a leader—honest, able, straight
forward and watchful for the people's
ts and interests, and never the tool
pi any man or any body of men schem
ing tor selfish ends or Interests. We urge
his renominatlon, ami with the forces of
reform united and aiming simply for' the
good of all,' we are confident of his re
election by an increased measure of the
peoples confidence and trust—their votes
"W< earnestly believe it would he a
public calamity to re-elect to eongreps a
juan who so misrepresented the people of
his uistnet. regardless of party as to
v°te wrongly on the Porto Ri'can bill,
and follow the vote by insulting the in
telligence of the district.
"The delegation from this convention
to the state convention is hereby in
structed to vote as a unit upon all"ques
tions coming before the said state con
vention and the delegation."
There was a bitter contest over the
election of delegates to the national con
y. ntion, J. D. Sullivan, St. Cloud, and Dr.
J. A. Dubois, Sauk Center, being the
contestants. Sullivan was succopsful
James R. Bennett Jr. was chairman of
the convention. Sullivan is pledged for
Towne at Kansas City. H. J. Rosenoerg
er, St. Cloud, was named for state com
miltccrnen.
WINONA r;co>ou:;cEi>.
Favors Bryan and the Chieujjjo
Vlntfovm.
WINONA, Minn., June 14.—(Special.)—
The Democratic delegate convention to
name delegates to the state convention
to be held at Minneapolis on June 20
was held at the Odd Fellows' hall today
Disciples of the Chicago platform and
admirers of W. j. Bryan were in the ma
jority. Any attempt to name as a dele
gate any one whose loyalty four years
ago was in the balance was frustrated
by the naming of a committee of Jive to
Inquire into the merits of each candi
date to see that he was in line. The dele
gates named were as follows
., X Buck, H. Shultz, H. L, Buck H
& t & m£ erl oa fr S- W Hamilton, W. J
fcmitn, E. J. Crowe, P F tZDntrirJr «
teph Sew;,;;er. John Ludwig, M. Nagl'e C
Rausch. George Fischer. M. GoergfnM
Bambeneck. John Prodzinski. Richard
Reuss. Joseph Lelcht, M J McGn-th O
T. Ca&well and John Deitz Ivlc^ram ' °-
'1 he following resolutions were read
their adoption being followed by a cheer
and speeches, the trend of which were
that the denunciation of the administra
tion was not severe enough:
Resolved by the Democratic Party of
Wlnona County:
1 That we renew our allegiance to and
faith in the principles of the nationil
Democratic party as pronounced In Its
pr.at platform in 18%, and pledge our
support to William J. Bryan lor presi
2. We denounce the two-faced attitude
of the Republican party on the quesUon
pf trusts, and condemn in unmeasured
terms the Imperialism of the McKinley
administration, and pledge the peep c to
do all In our power to restore the doc
trines of the constitution and make the
Declaration of Independence once mo'e
a living principle of American stntesma'n
m3. We favor the electionof president,
CfMitlnned on Seventh Page.
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j I Hniiippmci ~ ~~ "*| IrhinA '™ '—***.; ** \
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' *■ ■ ,—— —-»——— t
..e *tart* out to liberate Cuba from S»nni*h mls.uU-. Then i» «ent by McKinley imperialism to benevolently «*,imlL.te the Filipinos. Fi
nally YviiMls up in China to prevent RuMla from Interfering with European Interests there.
■ IN (II FORCE
BRITISH REALIZE THAT MONTHS
WILL HI. REQUIRED TO
CLOSE THE WAR
GEN. BOTHA WAS A SURPRISE
Ills Stubborn Stand Against Lord
Robert* Puzzle* the British-
Gen. Bailer Delayed by
Lack of Supplies.
LONDON, June 18, 3:30 a. m.-That
Commandant General Louis Botha
should have been able to stand for two
days against Lord Roberts, and then lo
retreat without losing any guns, or hav
ing any of his men capturpd, is taker,
to mean that he has a force which th ■
British must still reckon as formidable
when acting defensively.
The pacification of the whole of the
Transvaal, especially the wide spaces far
from railways, is looked upon as a busi
ness requiring months rather than weeks.
Meanwhile everything goes well for the
British army. A Boer bulletin issued
Juno 12 at Machadodorp says:
"Both wings of the federal forces
touched the advancing enemy at 10 a. m.
yesterday, east of Pretoria. Fighting
continued until dark. The enemy, though
In overwhelming numbers, were checked
along a line of thirty-six miles, and the
burghers succeeded in driving t-ic.k their
right wing rive miles. Two burghers
were killed and ten wounded."
Another Machadodorp announcement Is
that the First regiment of Gen. Buller's
fore? to attack Almond's Nek was "an
nihilated," but, as the British were In
overwhelming force the burghers were
compelled to abandon the Nek."
HOLDING HIS GOLD.
A dispatch from Lourenzo Marques,
dated yesterday, says:
"President Kruger is holding on to his
gold and Is issuing paper notes from a
press In his private car. The Boers' coin
stock is exhausted and the officials are
now paying out plain gold discs un
stamped. Some who have declined to ac
cept notes have taken their salaries In
gold bars. The Boer government Is stiil
paying out much gold in that way.''
Two steamers arrived at Lourenzo
Marques, yesterday, bringing several
thousand tons of supplies consigned to
Portuguese merchants, but destined for
the Boers.
One hundred Americans, Frenchmen,
Germans and Hollanders have arrived
there by various steamers en route for
the Transvaal.
Mr. Crewe, the Brit'sh consul general,
has large stocks of clothing for the Brit
ish prisoners, but he will not forward
these until he gets assurances that the
Boers will not take them for their own
use.
GEN. BULLER DELAYED.
Gen. Buller will be unable to advance
further until he gets supplies. He will
probably wait until the tunnel has been
cleared.
Nearly every farm house his troops
passed flew a white flag. The British
took nothing without paying for it, and
a brisk business was done in milk, eggs,
bread and chickens by thrifty house
wives, who were pleased to get so much
English money. One woman whose hus
band and two sons have been fighting,
said:
"You British are unlike our people". They
took my horses in exchange for sheep and
mealies and made me make butter, which
they never paid for. lam sending to
have my men come home at once."
Usually the first question a Boer wom
an puts is:
"Will my husband be shot if he is cap
tured?"
One young man was pulled from under
a bed, and he went down on hi 3 knees
begging the British patrol not to shoot
him.
Gen. Rundle had a sharp skirmish at
Ficksburg on June 32. The Boers had
been aggiessive along the whr.le Ficks
burg-Sonekal line and menaced Ficksburg
in force. The British outposts retired to
the village. Gen. Rundle held the at
tention of the Boers in front with two
guns, while yeomanry were sent round to
their rear and drove them off with a loss
to the British of three wounded. Two
patrols were also wounded.
President Steyn is at Ultkopf. His
presence there is supposed to account for
the Boer activity.
DORSETS DID WELL.
The war office has made public a dis
patch from Gen. Fuller, accepting the
congratulations of the secretary of stata
for war, Lord Lansdowne, in which he
says:
"The Dorsets, who have been unlucky,
had a chance at Almond's Nek and
showed themselves to be as good as any
others.
"About 150 yards at each end of Laing's
Nek tunnel are blown in and It will re
quire several days to move the debris.
FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 15, 1900.—TEN PAGES.
The line otherwise is uninjured, and open
to reversing -stations and also to Sand
Spruit."
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RUN DOWN BY A TRAIN
THREE PERSONS KILLED ON A
HUTCHINSON STREET CAR.
HUTCHINSON, Kan., June 14.—A Santa
Fe freight train ran into a street car at
the Main Btreet crossing today, killing
three persons—Mrs. J. S. Patten, Mrs.
William Burtch and Mrs. George Keown.
Mrs. Keown was dragged from the wreck
by her husband, and died in his arms.
Keown was badly injured, but will re
cover.
Three others were seriously injured.
Mrs. Edward AVhite had a rib broken and
was badly bruised; Mrs. J. H. Glasscook
had her collarbone bioken and was bad
ly bruised by being trampled by the car
horses, and Mrs. Daniel Conklin had an
ankle broken and was otherwise hurt.
The street car was filled with people
returning from a lodge meeting. The
passengers did not see the freight until
It was upon them and then in their ex
citement several jumped under the train.
MRS. GLADSTONE IS DEAD
WIDOW OF ENGLAND'S FAMOUS
STATESMAN FINALLY SUCCUMBS.
LONDON, June 14. — Mrs. Gladstone,
widow of William E. Gladstone, the Eng
lish statesman, died at 5:40 p. m. today.
Mrs. Gladstone, who had been uncon
scious for about twelve hours, died with
out recovering consciousness.
The news wa, immediately conveyed
to the queen, the Prince of Wales, the
dean of Westminster, the dean of Lin-
MRS. GLADSTONE.
coin, Sir William Vernon Harcourt, Sir
Henry Campbell-Baimerman, Arthur J.
Balfour and others.
In the course of the evening William
Gladstone, heir to Hawarden, arrived
from Eton, shortly followed by two Bis
ters from London. The bells of Ha
warden church rang muffled peals.
By c-jurtesy of the dean of Westminster
and in accordance with arrangements
made in IS2B, the funeral will be held in
the abbey. The interment will probably
take place on June 19, being of as pri
vate a character as possible.
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FINAL BLOW TO INSURGENTS.
Colombian Revolution Believed to
Be at a n End.
WASHINGTON, June 14.— Dr. Curevo
Marques, charge d'affaires of the Colom
bian legation, today received from Pana
ma officials bulletins giving details of the
recent bloody engagement between the
government troops and the revolutionists.
One of the bulletins is signed by the gen-
I eral in command of the government
troops and reads:
"I consider the revolution ended. Th>?
enemy's army, after the fighting, num
bered only 4,000 men, and I think they
cannot secure reinforcements. They have
exhausted all their supply of 1.200,000 cart
ridges. Their loss is 1,000 dead, including
ten chiefs and many subordinate officers.
They h;ive 1,500 wounded. These figures
are furnished me by the prisoners, some
of them persons ef importar.ee."
FATAL COLLISION.
Two Killed and i-M K -h{ Injured the
Result.
ATLANTA, Ga., June 14.—A north
bound train and an incoming accommoda
tion train on the Southern railway col
lided today ten miles from Atlanta. The
killed are: Reuben R. Mayfleld, engineer,
and Wiiliam Davis, flagman. Injure.!:
William Haney, fireman; William Nash,
baggageman; J. H. Gregory, baggage
man; R. C. White, trainman; J. E. Bond,
trainman; S. Gilmcr, trainman; W. H.
Sharp, trainman; Reuben Waters, flag
man.
DISASTER?" AT ~SEA.
Two Steamship-, l jO »t and Twenty-
Three People Drowned.
VICTORIA, B. C, June 14.—An Austra
lian steamer in, with news of the loss
of the Sierra Nevada, with twenty-three
people.
The German shiD Masruat was aJso lost.
THE PROGRESS OF THE VOLUNTEER.
BULLETIN OF
IMPORTANT NEWS OF THE DAY
Weather Forecast for St. Paul.
Showers.
I—MlnneNOtal —MlnneNOta Convention*.
Boent In Great Force.
China Ih AH Aflame.
Convention Contests.
2—All Whs Harmonious.
Clique In Lincoln Club.
To Dedicate New Home.
B—CommencementB —Commencement Eierclitet,
4— Editorial.
s—Sporting New».
l'os(maN(cr MvGlll in Lack.
6—Library Board Quarrels.
\e\vM of the IlailriimlN.
7—News of Northwest.
Shattuck Commencement.
B—DllmieapollMB —DllmieapollM Matters.
Democratic Convention.
Church May Reunite.
O—Mm, I-'iieK'n Case Ih Oh.
Markets of the World.
Bar Silver, (JO l-4c.
July Wheat, 72 7-H-7.'lc.
to—Give a Lawn Fete.
May Get Davia Yet.
Y. M. C. A. Annual Meet.
ANOKA MURDER SUSPECT
JOHN DONOHUE BKUEVED TO
KNOW OF GUILTY PARTIES.
ST. CLOUD, Minn., June 14.—(Special.)
—Sheriff Merrill, of Anoka, is here to
niig-ht to take back with him John Dono
hue, arrested because he Is believed to
know the whereabouts of two of the men
suspected of complicity in the murder
of the Wise family at Anoka.
Donohue, it is said, has been seen with
the two suspects at BrainenJ and Little
Falls, and the police say they have se
cured possession of a letter written to
the prisoner which they believe warrants
them in detaining him.
He has refused to reveal anything as
to the whereabouts of his supposed pals,
however.
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SOME MAY GO.
Wives of Officer* in Philippine* Get
a Concession.
WASHINGTON, June U.— ln response
to the large numbor of requests from
wives of officers serving in the Philip
plnes to join their husbands tho secretary
ol' war has decided that the wives of thft
regular olßccrs and the volunteer staff
officers stationed in the Philippines can
go on government transports when there
is room for them, by getting permission
from tho quartermaster general of the
army, but that owing 10 the fact that the
officers of volunteer regiments win be
soon returned to this country by expira
tion of term of service, the wives of
these officers will rot be permitted to go
to the Philippines on the government
transports.
COSTA EICA FINANCES.
Order of President iKlesiiui Han
Good Effect.
NEW ORLEANS, La., June li.-News
was received here today that President
Iglesias, of Costa Rica, had sent to con
gress a decree making legal the circula
tion in that country ot the money of the
United States, also the gold coin of Eng
land, France and Germany. As a conse
quence the value of Costa Rican money
Improved here today 110 points, from 330
to 1:20 discount.
The Costa Rlcan congress is now en
gaged in forming a national banhing law
which will conform to the new goiu basis
system.
HE IS VESY SHORT.
Berlin Police Advertise for Anier
% lean Slioe Deaier.
BERLIN, June 14.—The Birlin police
haw. advertised for the whereabouts of
R. E. Haskell, a German-American shoo
dealer, who opened stores here a year
ago, but recently disappear^ leaving hia
business bankrupt and liabaities to the
amount of SO,OOO marks.
Conference of Millers.
CHICAGO, June 14.—The fight for a
more effective interstate commerce law
was the overshadowing topic at the an
nual convention of the Millers' National
Association of the United States today.
A resolution was adopted providing ior
the appointment of a special committee
to elaborate a scheme of reorganization
of the flour milling interests of the coun
try, so that the national organization
shal] be on a federal basis with all state,
interstate and national organizations of
millers as subsidiary bodies.
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Father and Son Drowned.
COLD SPRINGS, Tex., June 14.— W. F.
LemonJ, a prominent business man of
Fort Worth while fishing here today,
fell from a boat and was drowned in the
lake. His son, attempting to rescue his
father, was also drowned.
1 ■ IS II
SERIOUS COLLISION OCCURS BE
TWEEN INTERNATIONAL
FORCES AND BOXERS
CHINESE ABE WELL AHMED
Believed Now That the Trouble Will
Frov« More Seriou* Than First
Thought — French and
Eiuelitth Disagree.
LONDON, June 15.—The Times publishes
the following dispatch from Tien Tsin,
via Shanghai, June 14:
"A serious engagement has occurred be
tween the international column and th,_-
Mohammedan troops of Gen. Tung Fuh
Siang, near Pekin. Byson Regna, British
consul at Shanghai, who is now In Lon
don, says these Mohammedan troops are
armed with machine guns and repeating
rifles."
• LONDON, June 15, 4:20 a. m.~Observers
at Shanghai and Tien Tsin think there Is
a great deal more trouble ahead for the
concert of powers than merely reaching
Pekin with 2,044 men. Serious disturbances
are taking place at Yung Nan Fu and
Meng Tze, as well a.s at other points at a
considerable distance from the capital
The whole Chinese empire seems to be in
a ferment.
The intentions of the empress dowager
are still equivocal, with a balance of tes
timony on the side of a determination lo
expel the approprlators of a part of her
country or lose her dynasty in the at
tempt. It Is reported of her that on Mon
day following the murder of the chan
cellor of the Japanese legation she was
aroused to a sense of danger and went
to Huang Tv, near Pekin, where she ad-
Vised the rioters to disperse. But she
took no steps to apply force, and the ar>
pearance of things is more threatening
than before.
Whjle Admiral Seymour, with the Inter
national relief column, is forcing his way
to Pekin, several of the powers are ar
ranging largely to reinforce their detach
ments at Tien Tsin. Germany proposes
.endingr 1.200 men. Great Britaln^eS m
from Hong Kong yesterday, and 4fiO wil
go Sunday. Italy has ordered 1,000 to hold
themselves in readiness
Russia, according to a St. Petersburg
dispatch of Wednesday, has decided to
bring her force at Tien Tsin up to 6,*)0
Thu S tlhe cornblned forces at Tjfn ■
will probably soon be about 10 000 men
SERIOUS DISAGREEMENT.
The explicit statement made yesterday
afternoon in the house of commons by
the parliamentary secretary of the for
eign office, Mr. Broderiek. with refer
ence to the identity of opinion among the
power S upon the question of the appli
cation of force and the method of ap
plying It, is accepted by all the morning
papers as quite sufficient for the present
and the hone is generally expressed that
nothing will happen to diminish the har
mony. An incident, however, has al
ready occurred, involving the British and
French at Tien Tsin, which nearly ended
in violence. A dispatch from Tien Tsin,
dated yesterday, says:
"For some days the French and Rus
sian authorities here have been Jealous
because of the supposed facilities given
to the British authorities by the British
employes of t)ie China railway. Yester
day (Wednesday) some French marines
attempted to take charge of -an .engine
required at the front. Locomotive In
spector Weir refused to give up the en
gine, and a Frenchman attempted to
bayonet hm. Weir caught the muzzle of
the rifle, and the bayonet passed over
his shoulder. For a moment serious
trouble between the British and French
was Imminent, but the prompt action
of the British consular and naval officers,
backed up by the American consul and
railway officials, prevented a collision.
Concil.atory explanations were exchang
ed. The French consul withdrew h;s op
position, and the British remained in
charge of the engine as before."
v • RUSSIANS LAND GUNS.
TIION TSTN, Juno 14.—The Russians
have landed four centimeter guns.
DYNAMITE AND GAS KILL MANY MINERS
CANMORIS, Alberta, June 14.—A gas
explosion occurred in Canmore coaf
mine yesterday afternoon, resulting in
the instant death of eight men and the
injuiy of several others. The names
of the known dead are: Prosper Daye,
Amand Regarda, Tony Bolir.s Jr.,
Peter Caufield and four other foreign
ers, whose names are not yet known.
The cause of the explosion is sup
pcsed to have been due to the care
lessness of one of the miners in open
ing his safety lamp in violation of the
rules, and in a portion of the mine
where to do so was dangerous in the
extreme. This mlne,r Is believed to be
one of the unidentified victims.
PRICE TWO CENTS^n^r^V,
—St. Louis Republic.
These, with the 1,700 men, will start on
the march for Pekln tomorrow.
MIST WALK IT.
BERLIN^ June 14.—The Berlin papers
print a dispatch from Tien Tsin Baying
that the international relief column has
arrived within thirty mllea of Pekin, but
that the distance remaining must be
traveled on foot, a,s the railway is com
pletely destroyed. This, the dispatch
says, will require two or three days.
VICTIMS OF BOXERS.
BRUSSELS, June 14.—Confirmation has
been received of the report of massacre
of two Italian and one Swish en|
employed on the Belgian railway In
North China. The sister of the Swl^s
engineer was ajsfl killed, and two other
persons: are missing.
ADMIRAL KEMPFP'B REPORT.
WASHINGTON, June M.-Th* follow
ing cablegram bag been received from
Admiral Kempff;
"Tong Ku, June 13.—Suretary of Navy.
Washington- Twenty-five hundred men
are on the r< ad to !'< Kin foi the relief
of the legations; 100 arc Americans; Eng
lish and Russians ii. larg< majority; ail
nations here represented. The viceroy at
Tien Tsln gave permission to go there:
railroad being repair* .! as K»rc« ad
vances. Russians now Bending soldiers
from Pert Arthur with artillery.
—"Kemptt."
POWERS DISAGREE.
LONDON. June 14.—A up«ci&] dispatch
from Shanghai, dated today, >
"A report has reached here that the
British', American and Japanese mini
iii Peking-favor the restoration of Em
poror Kwang Su, but that the French
and Russian ministers insist upon tin
powers taking charge of China. It is
further reported that the respective di
visions of the country have already.
assigned. The belief Is thai th« with
drawal of the British chips from
Yang Ts<? Klan? Us an indication of Great
Britain's disclaimer of the sphere tht
ory."
STARTLING RUMOR.
LONDON, June 14.-A Bped&] dl«]
from Shanghai rays an Unconfirmed re
port has reached there from Tien Tuir;
to the effect that a foreign legation has
bean burned and thctt a minister has
b»f-n killed. The names, It is added, are
withheld ponding a confirmation of tht
report.
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JOHN BRADWELL ARRESTED.
Vviinlril for A Jtcin |)1«-<I Murder of Jo*
Grnnt nt VV jixhlnsrii, Wlm.
DULUTH, Minn., June 14.—John Brad
well, wanted ff.r attempted runnier of
Joe Grant, at Washburn, Wis., was ar
rested hero tonight by Detective* Troyer
and Irvine, of the local police • depart
im nt.
In a quarrel at Washburn last Christ
mas Bradwell cut Grants throat.
Bradwell arrived here tins morning
from Iron River, Wis., when be has
been working in the woods. Two hun
dred dollars reward was offered for his
arrest by the Washburn authorities.
NORTHWEST TRAVELERS.
Advance Deleflra4lOM Are Arriving
at Dulutli.
DULUTH, Minn., June 11—Advance
delegations for the convention of United
Commercial Travelers of Minnesota,
North and South Dakota arrived in this
city tonight, and the town Its in" gala al
tlre to receive them. Among the <e,im
cils already here are thoße from Crooks
ton, Winnipeg, Grand Forks, Fargo,
Si^jx Falls, Aberdeen and Mankato.
Delegations from the Twin Cities and
other joints will arrive in the morningl,
and a total attendance of 1,200 is expect
ed.
An elaborate series of entertainments
have been arranged l>y local knights of
the grip, and the sessions will continue
until Saturday night.
BELLE ISLAND STRIKE.
Police Guarding t'.w Property 'With
Loaded Rifles.
ST. JOHN'S, N. P., June 14.—There is
no change in the strike situation on f'.. lie
Island. yesterday the local magic
read the riot act. Thi police an guarding
the property wi:h loaded rifles. Tbe
steamer Glanton, which was there to
!0..d merrnitjte for Philadelphia, \a
compelled to leave and to seek Phelter
here, the strikers having threatened tc
cut her adrift from the pier it aim re
mained. *
BIWABIK, Minn., June 14.—A ter
rible accident occurred today at the
Hale mine, three miles from here, in
which five men were instantly killed
by an explosion of dynamite. The
dead are: P. Stark, W. Hattal, L.
Chaivert, P. Hanson and C. Muruck.
A charge of dynamite had been set
and the fuse lit in one of the drifts.
When the usual alarm was given to
enable the laborers to reach piaces of
safety, the five men rushed directly
into the drift where the charge was
planted, and met their death.
iicifiyiK
) ACTION OP REPUBLICAN WATIOWAI
COMMITTEE O\ THE LOl ISI
ANA CONTEST
DIFE.VT FOB OFFII'EBOLDiiIS
VBTBRAR DELEGATE KELLOfifl
WILL NOT HAVE A VOICE IN AP
PROACHMG OOirVENTIOn
HANNA CENTER OF INTEREST
lirl^nttH Looklas to the Ohloan
tor an Imttmatlon iin to Hl*
Vice I'reMlUciitliU
Pr«»f«»r*iioe.
PHILADELPHIA, June 14.-Wlth all
the work preliminary to the entertain
ment cf tin national Republican conven
tion and Hy attendant throng* practically
accom,,!isUM. Philadelphia Is now con
tentedly awaiting her visitors. From tha
big convention hall down to the smaJlvst
detail those charged with the responsi
bility feel that they have the situation
well in hard, and the completeness of the
preparations seems to justify the belie*
that as yet, however, the hospitality ol
the city is by no means taxed. There
have been very* few arrivals today and
the lobby crowds at the hotels are cm
i>"s,.,i principally erf those person* inter
: m the contests with which th,. n i
ttonal committee is wrestling on tha
•"">>' tenth Boor or the Hotel Walton
The fakirs win, badges, button.- and
souvenirs made thcii appeanuic< In 6 cat
»<•'■»'■«.' Bights today, and decoration* are
beginning to appear sporadically. Tho
great maea ..f delegates are not expeete.l
tt arrive before Saturday or Sunday,
Tin most Interesting event in the no
tional committee today was the seating
of the Wanr.outh delegates from Loulal
ana, after a very spirited contest occu
pying nearly all day. Thie Is an ov.r
throw fo*r the federal on;,, holders of
Louisiana, tin of whom were on the
delegation beaded bj Wimberly the col
lector of the port ot New Organs. Al
though Wlmberly la a membw of the n.i.
tional committee, and mad< the Hron,j
est poaslbh presentation or the oase, tha
committee, by a vote of IT, te Is, ,1. .
in favor ot his opponent Ataong the
men thus denied Beats in the convi .
is William Pitt Kellogg, t0,,,,, i .
and at one Umi I nited Btat<
from Louisiana, win has be< n a d< I
to every Republican convention bluc<
Waranoutli and bis friends, who were
sue* essful t „!.■><,. r < presenj the sugar
Ing mi. rests oj Louisiana aw
eiatm was made before the national
mm.-* that recognition 01 tins faction
won, 1,! mak« it Doasibli to »:,, i v,,,
publican members oj congr< l,
.
The Deleware Btate contest is In abey
ant while th< subcommittee app<
yesterday Is endeavoring to 1..... tha
factions agre». It is undi r ;... ,; 11. ■
' upont-Hlg-glns deli gat< s inuisl upoi
Bolute recognition or their entire de
tion. wh4l< the Addicks mm hay. shewn
a disposition to rnak»- son,. ,
Mr. Payne, who Is chairman ol th
committee, says the Delaware case may
go over until Saturday before final
tlement.
ALL BYCB ON HANNA.
Chairman Hanna Is the center of lnt< r
est and 1h much nought after (•,,- m | r .
views In the hope that he will give some
indication of his ch< Ice for tie
presidency. lie Ih still non-committal,
and whil<- he has been quoted in •-■
papers, his statements arc of a g.
character.
Senator Hanna baa been very seldom
In ihe committee room and auparently
avoids taking part Ir the di lit., ra
"of the < onimlt tee, b< far n th< •<■
are concerned Mr. Ftsrendtn, <i Ver
mont, presided ovtr the committH ;.!i
day, eve p during the t,ri. t periods when
Senator Manna was present.
An t.. the vice presidency, while it i- the
uppermost topic or . members
or the committee and other leading Re
publications her. ee'em to be st.li v
Nearly every prominent Fu»pub!li m wt.o
says anything about It remarks (hat "tli«»
fi« M Is ; till o;.i ii and the tw -t man will
win," which is taken to indicate that no
one has been a< tin ?e v. l
managing the affairs ol fh< party Th«
i d < andldat< c are Ll( ufc i io\ . v.
ruM, 01 X.-v. STork, who
the ground hustling for him; Stci
Long, who was launched I full
ll' <k:<<l candidate by the g< n< ral i
bution < I hh pU lore on butnma lab
"Pot Vi.-. President, John \< i.
and Repn .-. ntative Dolliver, ol I
■ (18 ar. urfririK him f>< .1 v
his i eputatlon ac an orat(
e< :»oi"; ions.
FAVORITE :-'
nt outlook
sides the thre< named there wil I
cast lor a number of favorite
though probably In ninny Ini
will be purely a complin
Anonj; them arc Senator Fairbanl
Indiana; ex-Senator Wash burr
■; <;o\. Bchofield, ol
Judge Battlett Tripp, <>t South Dakota]
or Pritchnrd, of North Can
Irving S'.-Kit, of California, and <'oi Jay
L. 'loip'y, ■■( Wyoming;, whil<
is open foi any otberi who may b
ten 1 for the race.
Extt naive i>rei<aratlons are making for
the • nt of the visitors Ba h
ibMcan club in the city is to look af
t- r the welfare of or;- or mon ol
iting clubs, and nothing v.
■ 0 m; k.- the Htay of th< -
bave
!•< 'ii planned, 1 xcursions will be
oints on the Delaware river >in<i
.-. ilhout number are on the pro
ld C. Owen, of Milwaukee, who hag
Sergeant-at-Arms Wis-
Wfcll to take charge of the minor oil
of th- .day announced 'he
narnt-- tant chief usheia>
Tin ri .ire about sixty of these or!
and ihey come from marly »ver;. .-'are
In the I'nlon. l:.ich one of the assistant
chief ushers will have charge of on
lion and will have a force of from four
to eight a.
re day m\
to the Louisiana contest by t:
lican national committee, ami
troversy was finally decided In favor of
what la known as the Wannouth :.n tlon.
SIDERINQ CONTI
\\ if 11 t.it conualttM Mnembled it was
CuiititiuvU OH SH»tU I'H|E«.

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