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VOL. XXIII.-NO. 310.
FIRED lINII GOV. LIXD'S CLOSING SPKF.CIi GREETED WITH DEAFEMXG APPLAISE FALSE CaiBCES WBRK EXPLODED HE EXPECTS THE COXTIXVED HOS TILITY OF CERTAIN COR PORATIONS STANDS FOR LAW SUPREMACY Am lAcs Sprang Yesterday Were Shown l"i», the Andiences Went Wild With Enthusiasm—-Gov ernor in Great Form, Addressing seven exceptionally large and enthusiastic audiences last night :n Minneapolis, Gov. Lind closed his cam paign for 1800. As a clean, vigorous and effective campaign it claims a place Ui the forefront of Minnesota politics ao.-i will be memorable regardless of res ilt.s at the polls In future annals of s-.tate affairs. From the beginning of this busy season of canvassing the governor has experienced one continuous ovation, such as no other candidate in the state, whether local or foreign, has known. Tlv. governor has confined his campaign al most entirely to state issues and has been logical, clean and convincing in all his speeches and none have appar-M tly been more warmly and satisfactorily re received than those which he delivered to the citizens in various parts of the Mill City last night. Gov. Lind spoke first at Dania hall, ie the Sixth ward, last night. Here hs met a most cordial audience, the overwhelm ing majority of which were vote-s 'lid the hall was packed to its limit. He spoke for about fifteen minu'.ea, pro ceeding to another Sixth ward head quarters on West Lake street, vhere the ovation was continued and w:v.-e he again talked briefly to an interested ;»ik! appreciative audience. At the several places over the city, Mayor V-lray, Sen ator Stockwell, Judge Arctander, Prof. T. J. Caton, J. C. Hams, Harry A. Lund and other prominent Democrats occu pied part of the time, some preceding the governor, speaking before his arrival and others talking after he had finished and left for the next place. All the speafctrs were most enthusiastically :e<. <jived md the demonstrations att ?ndin-j the gov ernor's speeches were as hsivo Rot been seen in Minneapolis at similar gath erings during the campaign. People seemed more eager than ever to hear the voice of "Honest John Lind," which for the last time before his re election was to be lifted in their midst. WAS IN GOOD FORM. Although talking almost constantly for the past three weeks and many times un der the most adverse circumstances, the governor was in splendid voice, and ac tually electrified his audiences. One of the best meetings of the final night was that held in the Democratic headquarters In the Eighth ward. J. C. Hams was Speaking when Gov. Lind entered the hall. His words were dawne.l in appause for the governor, and he yielded the plat form to Mayor Gray, who preceded Gov. Lind In a very excellent speech. The mayor told his audience that Gov. Jonn Lind had protected the interests of the of Minnesota better and more carefully than any other governor it had ever possessed. He asked them wny, when they had such an executive as the one who now occupied that exalted po sition, one in whom no one, not even his bitterest opponent, could honestly poini to a single dishonest transaction, they would not vote to retain him. lie said that when Minnesota has a gove »or who would confer the tremendous favor upon It of reclaiming and recovering 50.000 acres of valuable lands for their schools, such ns Gov. Lind has done, its people ought and wii] vote to Keep that g-overnor m power. When the people reflect upon this endowment that has come to tliem through the administration of Gov. Lind, Mayor Gray said that two Questions pre- Bented themselves. The one is why B.hould not any man vote for Gov. Lind. and the other, what were Gov. Lind'p predecessors doing all the years they were in office that they did not regain this vast and rich territory. SUPREMACY OF LAW. In his remarks Gov. Lind stated that since he had been governor he had not known class, creed nor party in the per formance of his official duty, but had only recognized the people of Minnesota, and if he is re-elected he would adhere to that same policy and no other. He declared that his first and foremost prin ciple had been, and would continue to be, if re-elected, supremacy of law. This state shall be governed by law and not by class, caprice or greed. He said that - iSttSSSfiS^flS'Rfiwss •ueno. vq noi rail to vote for him. j .;, * * j' JS^ W ■ I^^ e^^B *^^r f^Bß^ while he is governor no Individual or corporation, not even a street tar-com pany, shall receive special favors or privileges, and there shall be no power higher than the law itself. "This has been my principle in the past and shall be in the future, if I am again called into service," stated the governor. He declared that as soon as any gov ernor declared allegience to these prin ciples, however, he forthwith incurred the enmity of certain corporations and their outside powers and agencies, es pecially their public mouthpieces. "But regardless of this fart," said Oov. Lind, "these very corporations shall rec ognize the law and be made to bear an equal share of the burdens that the law Places upon all people alike and shall not be exempt from a single just burden, nor shall they be made to suffer a sin gle hardship or injustice if I can help it." The governor called attention to a ridiculous statement made yesterday by an afternoon St. Paul paper, in which it declared that the credit of Minnesota had been ruined by one man, and that man was John Lind. ;_ c audience manifested its disgust at the publication of such an absurdity, and cheered the governor in his exposition of it. Their applause uur ing this part of his speech, particularly that referring to the enforcement of the law with regard to these special corpora tions, was nothing short of deafening. The governor's words were invariably drowned with cheers. A scurrilous attack made upon the gov ernor, whom the paper referred to, at tempted to hold responsible for what it wantonly termed the ruination of the state's credit in New York, was alluded to, and the falsity and absurdity of it ably revealed. The governor declared that it was an insult upon the inlelli&enca of the voters of Minnesota and a de nunciation of them as insane and imbe cile, this being the sense in which the fabrication dealth with them. Referring again to the recent villainous attacks which have .been made, through t.'.e instrumentality of a certain corpora tion, Gov. Lind declared that this cor poration and its organs have never com plained that any injury has been done it, but simply wriggles under an In - amed passion because the former course of state administrations has not been car ried out by the present one. They have found it impossible to get a hold upon the present administration whereby they could manipulate it and its actions as they wished. The governor declared :n vehement terms: "I am comparatively a young man, and in the future, whether in office or not, I shall devote every minute of my time that I can take from my family and their immediate interests, to fighting corrup tion in the management of state af "alrs." He was cheered to the echo in vTiis declaration. REPEATED THE CHARGES. Gov. Lind again reiterated the charge made against the Twin city Rapid Tran j sit company Friday and Saturday nights. | He stated that it is not true that he had concealed this matter as had been charged by certain papers, but upon the contrary he had told State Auditor I Dunn and also had imparted the infor | mation to Theodore M. Knappen, of the | Minneapolis Journal, the paper which condemned the governor for not bringing the matter up before. The governor said there were good reasons why he had not spoken of it publicly before, but now he had made the statement two days ago, that is two legal days, and no steps : had been taken by the parties involved jin the matter to protect themselves | against the injury which might come I from .such a statement. "It would be criminal libel if nol true," said the governor, "then why does not some one attempt to deny it." He said that he knew lull well that if the statement were not true he would b subject to arrest, but no one had made any attempi a thaving him arrested. Every word uttered upon this subject was carefully listened to and the au dience manifested its feelings by tre mendous applause. At several of the meetings when Gov. Lind was approaching the close of his ■ sp< ech the audience cried for him to con tinue. It was plainly evident that he was the most popular speaker who had I addressed them d_uring_the campaign. BILLET IX OF IMPORTANT NEWS OF THE DAY Weather Forecast for St. Paul: Fair; Variable Winds. I—Minneia'polis EniliUMes for Lind. 2—Soiitul Money Meetings .:.; Cjiiiipaign Matters. The General Situation. Last Meetings in State. Pitorial Pase. • -, •;]..,. Libel Suits in Sight. !i— Sporting. Xews. . —Xews of Railroads.-- ."'■•>■■ Auokii Mnrder Case. Markets of the World. Chicago Dec. Wheat, 74 I-Bc. B—As to Da«NOii Xofcs, i!t PETER VAN HO'VEN. TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 6, 1900. Will Be Bispla^ed -ss Usual at Mewspsper.. rMpw- ». tonight the (Slope 9 s[ Bterepptiipn Will'■■€&##? the Bearts 'of the Bemmats. the Bispakh Maf Be Expected ■■ to furnish Comfort For to Till the time the - - SeFFneS'Co^ettr: TigM :■'■: Pictures. Will §hown.. : VHlsmms§ottil Btst@ Mtllfld ®ffl furnish Musk,- ■IS Of IK 1111 111 Richard T. O'Connor Caught Marcus Johnson With a Few Thousand Dollars, and Soon Satisfied His Desires for Betting on Van Sant. As one of those who has nl ways been well treated by his party; Marcus Johns dm, of At water, is a man wiro likes to shew his party loyalty by coming to the front on the eve of a great battle like to day's with all sorts of money, including the purelyvoral, to back his personal hope that the Republicans will win. \\ hen Marcus strolled into the Ryan yesterday afternoon he confided to Col. Welz that he had been all over Minne apolis looking for a place to get up a little money on Van Sant, but he had not been able to find a sou. Now Mar cus and R. T. O'Connor formerly of ficed in the same federal building:, al though at different periods, and it was on the strength of old acquaintance, may be, that Richard T. came into the con versation within a few moments after Mr. Johnson's remark, and asked the At water man if he knew where any :ionc-y enukl be found that wanted to be wager ed on Van Sant. Mr. O'Connor, by way of opening a materialistic seance, ventured that lie had $1,000 that was feverishly panting for a share in the excitement of the cam paign. Marcus, who but a short time befor-?. according to his own story, had oecn scouring Minneapolis in search of Lirl money, became suddenly pensive, but rather than have Col. Welz estimate him as a "quitter," admitted that he had $500 himself which he would like to have double itself on Van Sant's elec tion. So the cash was put up, and the betters separated. SCENE OF ACTION MOVED. There seeming to be a little too much money around the Ryan to permit him to listen to his own conversation much longer, Mr. Johnson changed his base of action, and the next the impatient pub lic heard of him he was in Durkin's buf fet, on Robert street, proclaiming that he had put all the money on Van Sant that he could find takers for. This was rad news for the habitues of that re sort, for as Marcus, perhaps, knew, a number of patrons had entrusted Van Sant money to the proprietor for acton, and the chances were that there was no Llnd money around the place unless some workingmen came in to get his dinner pail filled. So Marcus and the assemblage congratu lated themselves that the opposition was clearly routed, and if money "in wagers DAI IS I IN DANGER NO TRUTH IN THE MAXY ALARM ING REPORTS CIRCULATED ABOUT THE SENATOR FOOT WAS OPENED AGAIN In OoiLsnltailon "With Dr. Stone, He Decldea That Amputation In Unnecessary—Patient ! ; .^V" Is Improving-. jfciter the operation Dr. Stone said that the age of Ser.ator Da/13 and the condi tion of his arteries made an amputation rather serious, had such been considered necessary. But it was »ofc "We simply had any influence Lind was clearly out of the race. Being on "Robert street, a main traveled roa-d, it was not strange that the Buffet de Durkins should be visited later in the evening by the same speculative O'Con nor who had been at the Hyan, and sin gularly enough Mr. O Connor dropped in about the time that Marcus was making it strongest. Following up his original proposition, Mr. O'Connor suggested that V Il4d $2,000 with him Mr. Johnson did not feel !Tke bothering with a paltry $2,000. but if Mr. O'Connor had 410,000 it might be made an object. Mr. O'Connor thought he could dig up the $10,000 in the morning, and suggested that the $2;000 be put up as a forfeit for the larger bet. Mr. Johnson could not be present in the morning, however, as he had to go up to Atwater to look after some horses he had there. Mr. O'Connor intimated that so far as, he was personally concerned, any time he had a chance to make $10,000 in one day he would hire a good man to water the horses for twenty-four hours, and some what nettled by this aspersion his desire to put up the coin. Mr. Johnson said he would cover the $2,000. and if he could get the rest of the money last night he would take pome of the;same. About 1 o'clock he returned, having se cured $500 more, .making $3,000 in all. In the meantime Mr. O'Connor took about $1,000 in small amounts, which have been at the buffet for several days, and rumor has it that he now has $9,000" on the success of Gov. Lind. SHEVLIN FOUND IT FAST. Thomas H. Sheviin, the Republican na tional committeeman for this state, also found speedy action yesterday. When he went home Saturday night. "Tom," as he is familiarly known in Minneapolis, left word at Cox & Harris' cigar store that he would cover any Lind bets that strag gled in there. From common report, Lind bets must have had "V-wedges" in the cigar store door at some period of Sunday, for when T. H. came down after breakfast yes terday morning he found $5;800 awaiting his omnibus proposition of Saturday night. "Did you say $5,800?" he asßed, puzzled. That's what it figures up," replied the obliging cigar man. "Well, it goes," replied Mr. Sheviin, as he drew a check for the amount. "But you can take the sign down. See?" All day yesterday parties of his sup- found it necessary," said Dr. Stone, "to open the bottom of the fool to allow the pu s to escape.. Dr. Murphy, as well as .ourselves, was surprised to find the foot in as healthy condition, as we found it. Senator Davis rallied nicely from the ether, and a little later was in a better condition than he had been for Torty eight hours. It simply remains for na ture to do the work "now. No further operation will be necessary, at least for the present." At midnight Dr. Stone was again seen, having just left Senator Davis. He said the senator was sound asleep, his pulse was 82, and his condition was as satistac tory as could be hoped for. Despite the many alarmist -eports that were flying around the city yesterday afternoon and evening; th«re is every rea son to believe that the. condition of Sen ator C. K. Davis Is as hopeful as his physicians could possibly expect. Tnat the distinguished patient is seriously ill is not denied; for a man of his age the affection from which he is suffering Is not a light, matter. But, on the other hand, there is absolutely no foundation for the disquieting reports that-ere being persistently circulated. Since the senator was first forced to porters went from place to place, vainly seeking to "get action" on some portion of the wads they were willing to invest on . Gov. Lind's chances. In only one instance were Van Sant supporters hardy enough to w.iger any considerable amount, and that war when Matt Clark accepted a $1,500 bet made by A. Peterson, of Stillwater, on Lind. A gentleman acting for Mr. Clark wag approached in the office of Mr. M. Doran yesterday afternoon by Mr. Peterson, and asked if he could cover $500 which was ready to back Liiid. In reply Mr. Peter son was informed in a magniloquent tone that accommodation could be made "for any amount from 5500 to $10,000" Not having expected so favorable a re ply. Mr. Peterson said he couia not bet $10,000, because he didn't have it rut he would take $1,500 of the $10,000. This seemed to be a "facer," and con siderable telephoning followed before Mr. Peterson's offer was accptd. Finally the money was forthcoming and was put up in. the hands of Wilber Tibbils, the cigar man. Not wishing lo let all of the remaininsr $8,500 go begging, Mr. Peterson asked a few hours' grace to go over to Slillwatcr for the purpose of securing $2,500 to bet on the same terms. The response was pe culiar. "Our business hours close at 3 o'clock," said Mr. Clark's representative, "and no propositions can be entertained after that hour." As it was impossible for him to secure the money before that hcur, Mr. Peterson was obliged to leave without placing any more coin. However, he had the satisfaction of making the Van Sant man "quit." William Peterson, brother of the man referred to above, also had a goodly roll to invest in the same way. He could only get $400 placed, and left for Still water in disgust, believing that there was more Republican money in sight there than in this city. Van Sant supporters created a iittl-i flurry in X>urkin's saloon last night, and two of them displayed rolls of $.jOO and $600 respectively. At the time tlure was no Lind betters in the place, and the two Republicans did some loud talking until the arrival of two men who thought differently and had money to back their convictions. The $1,100 was gobbled' un In shcrt or der, and the Lind men left in quest of more victims. By midnight there was apparently no Van Sant money in town, while the supply backing the governor seemed to be as large as at any time dur ing the campaign. abandon his work in the campaign there have been three operations performed. The first was on Oct. 14, and was per formed by Drs. Stone, Lancaster and Rolhroek. This afforded temporary relief, and on Oct. 24 another was deemed nec essary. This, too, seemed to five the patient great relief. The third was per formed yesterday. Until Friday , the symptoms were favorable, and it was be lieved that Mr. Davis was on the high road to recovery. On that day. however, shooting pains in the sole of the affected foot indicated that the poison was spread ing. The patient became feverish, nnd en Saturday there were evidences of an ac cumulation of purlent matter at the base of the toe. Although there were no signs of any immediate danger, Dr. Stone ileetn ed it wise to call Dr. Murphy, of Chicago, into consultation on Monday, and that well known surgeon arrived yesterday morning. At that time the senator was complaining of shooting pains in his fnot, which extended at times to the ankle. A consultation was held, and Tt was decided that such an extreme step as the ampu tation of the foot was both unnecessary and useless. . Instead, it was decided to draw off the pus which had accumulated In the ball of the foot i PRICE TWO CENTSHgf v ffg?»-T.. FARE SOOIV SPEW ITS FORCE Chairman Rosing Nailed the Last Republican Boomerang Early in Its ' Career Shows That Gov. Lind Is Friendly to the New Capitol, While Capt. Van Sant Never Was. The Republican campaign managers in Minnesota closed the campaign last night with a fake, so venomous that it caused people to marvel at the nerve of the men responsible for it After the expose a few days ago of the roorback with which it was hoped to switch some of the labor vote from Gov. Lind, nothing that the Republicans could invent would have surprised the Democratic managers. But last evening at 4 o'clock when an extra Pioneer Press and the Dispatch appeared simultaneously with a story that an effort was being 1 made by the Democrats to use the state capitol to make votes for Gov. Lind in the state they were simply astounded. Here is the fake circular attributed to the Democrats but be heved to have had its origin from some Republican sourcei FARMERS! VOTERS! TAXPAYERS—ATTENTION! Pai^° Vwwl? If -eVC il?s the closing hoi of his campaign to work In St. Paul -where he is being opposed by the old capitol rini? and the hun-rv doluTSf t 0o rShon,vr f , R befcre the legislature to ask for another million dollars to be squandered on the state capitol. If that million dollars is ever appropriated.- fouf-tifths of it will come ort of the pockets of tie farmers of the state and three-fourths of it will pro into the Ppockefs ol thA s?2?SS£fffl this fste^ ,KS, pt,'rile tratecl it will b because the farroera Ss'v^«;l at f are so forgetful of their own interests as to allow the eltfct'cn of VanSant. who was the principal p romoter of the original capitol steal. FARMERS. PROTE CT YOIIIISET^VKS! VOTE FOR JOHN LIND. ECONO MY AND REFORM! Gov. Lind has always been a friend of St. Paul and the new capitol. S. R. Van Sant has never been a friend of St. Paul or the new capitol. He is not a friend of it except so far a3 Dar Reese and Eli Warner influence him in such matters. It was so untruthful, so unfair and so palpably a crea ture of the Republican machine itself, that Chairman Rosing decided at first to pay no attention to it. Later he made tha following statement: The voters of St. Paul are not to be gulled by any such infamous lie as that which has been pubiish ed in the Pioneer Press and the Dispatch in extra editions today. These papers, not in their regular editions which go out into the country, but in special editions which are given away in St. Paul, publish what purports to be a circular issued by the Democratic committees to the effect that Gov. Lind is devoting the last hours of the campaign in St. Paul to an attempt to down the "capitol ring" and save the people of the state $1,000,000 which St. Paul is trying to grab for the completion of the new capitol building. They give what are said to be photographic copies of' this circular. The whole article is one of the most infamous lies that has ever yet emanated from that factory of misstatements, the Republican state committee. No such circular was ever issued by the Democratic committee, and if there are any copies of this circular in existence they were manu factured for the sole purpose of being photographed for these special editions of the Republican papers. Not only is the statement that the circular has been issued an absolute falsehood, but the very inti mation that Gov. Lind is opposed to the new capitol or to the capitol commissioners is as vile a falsehood as was ever dreamed of. In his last biennial message to the legislature Gov. Lind highly commended the work of the cap itol commission, and bespoke for them every help which the legislature has the power to givQ them. In this report he says: "The efficiency and good judgment with which ths commission has carried on this impartant work to date cannot faii to command your approval.'* And again he says: "Sound business principles dic tate that the work should be carried forward as expetiitiously as possible. Every delay in the prosecution of a work of that character and magnitude means loss and expanse." Does this look as if Gov. Lind was opposed to the capitol commission or to the completion of the new capitol as rapidly as possible? Does this sound as if Gov. Lind was ob structing the building of the state house and using every effort to thwart it? Gov. Lind has proved himself the friend of St. l^aul, as he has proved himself the friend of every portion of the state. The statements that he has made an attempt to injure the city and its interests by ob structing the completion of the capitol and worrying the commissioners who have the building in charge, would be a subject which could call forth nothing but smiles were it not for the fact that these charges have been printed with evident seriousness by papers that have been considered above such petty lies. The Democratic state central committee de clares the statements absolutely false, without the slightest shadow of truth in them, and declares that the men who are responsible for them have not the slighest idea that they are anything but false, but CONTINUED ON SECOND PAGES,