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GLOBES TELEPHONE CALLS.
THE NORTHWESTERN.
Business Office ..... 1960 Main
Bdltorlal Rooms .... 78 Main
Composing: Room .... 1034 Main
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.
Business Office ........ 10415
!-dittorlal Rooms ....... 78
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OFFICIAL PAPER, CITY OF ST. PAUL.
THE GLOBE CO., PUBLISHERS.
Entered at Postoffice at St. Paul, Minn.,
as Second-Class • Matter.
CITY SUBSCRIPTIONS.
By Carrier. | 1 mo IT mos ] 12 mos
Daily only : .40 $2.25 $4.00
Daily and Sunday. .50 2.75 5.00
Sunday .15 .75 1.00
COUNTRY SUBSCRIPTIONS.
By Mali. I Imo | 6 mos 12 mos
Daily only .25 I $1.60 I $3.00
Daily and Sunday. .35 I 2.00 4.00
Sunday ... I .75 | 1.00
BRANCH OFFICES.
New York. 10 Spruce St., Chas. H. Eddy
in Charge. ""_,
Chicago, No. 87 Washington St., "Wil
liams & Lawrence in Charge.
SATURDAY, AUG. 31, 1901.
WHY SOT .".VVKV PAN AM A?
The Isthmian canal commission has
completed its final report, which Will be
submitted to congress at the next ses
sion, It is reported that the Nicaraguan
route ha/i been abandoned in favor of
the Panama ditch. The reasons are
many, and need not be named. It might
be well, however, to remark that one
of the chief advantages of the Panama
proposition is the superiority of its har
bors over those of the other route. The
controlling consideration, without doubt,
is the fact that the Panama ditch is two
thirds completed and will be finished by
some- one, even if the Nicaraguan route
be- adopted by the United States, thus
creating competition in a business which
does not promise a fair profit for one.
The adoption of the Panama route would
evade, in a measure, the difficulty over
the Clayton-Bulwer treaty, as Panama
ls a portion of South America, but on
the other hand complications of a serious
nature surround the franchise of the
present canal company. It contains con
ditions which the United States ought not
and will not accept. A way out of all
our difficulties ls suggested In the Idea of
annexation. Let us see. We offered arm
ed intervention to secure Porto Rico and
the Independence (?) of Cuba, because
our safety depended on the stability of
the government of the islands so close
to our shores. We demanded the cession
of the Philippines on the ground (we
suppose as no other has ever been offer
ed) that we needed an empire in the far
East to protect a coaling station on the
Asiatic coast. Would it not be eminently
logical to demand the cession of Panama
with the canal, oh the ground that the
possession of this highway of the world
is necessary to our safety? Can we en
dure? as a republic while revolution after
revolution sweeps over that narrow neck
of land which joins us to the range of
mountains, known as South America?
Are we not put to great expense and
anxiety of mind in keeping gunboats and
other evidences of our power in thess
waters for the sake, of peace? Must wa
not patrol our- shores to prevent fili
bustering parties from going to the help
of the legitimate presidents of these re
publics when they have a revolution or
two on their hands? Have not these
countries; or' at least, one of them, de
fled our asphalt companies within the".
borders? It Is high time that the ad
ministration intervened in this matter.
These revolutions must cease or the
countries in which they originate be an
nexed. This excitement about a greater
republic with Panama as Its most im
portant asset is a menace to our mill-,
tary situation in Luzon. An army should
be sent down there at once, under either
Otis or Mac Arthur, to take possession of
the whole isthmus and begin on the be
nevolent assimilation racket. We need
ed naval stations in Cuba and all the
■other islands in the West Indian group,
to protect that Nicaraguan canal which
we have not yet got. Much more, then,
do we need the entire isthmus to protect
the canal which we may buy. For is not
the entire Republican party wedded to a
canal under the control of Uncle Sam
all by his lonesome? Let us cut the
Gordian knot with one fell stroke of the
intervention ax. The precedents are
ampPj. If not, we can call up the mighty
shade of the Monroe doctrine and get
behind it. Does not the Monroe doctrine
mean America for Americans with a
wall around it? And is not Panama
American soil and are we • not the only
Americans worth mentioning? The pub
lic man or the journal who or which
hesitates to adopt and forward this nec
essary defense of our flag and its pre
rogatives, is a traitor and an enemy of
his or its country. More than that, ho
or it, is a menace to tha military situa
tion in China.
-1 PACIFIC CABLE.
While; the upper house of the fifty
sixth congress was wrangling over the?
nefarious ship subsidy measure, and the
no less objectionable general appropria
tion bill and allowing important legisla
tion to be pigeon-holed, the govern
ments of Australia, New Zealand, Can
ada and England, anticipated the wants
cf the commercial world by deciding to
expend $12,000,000 on a Pacific cable
from Australia to Vancouver. The money
was pledged by this quartette and con
struction begun at once. A Pacific cable
under British control is an assured fact.
The enterprise and shrewd business fore
sight of the Britishers have appropriated
a field that should have been occupied
two years ago by the United States. At
the next session of congress this straw
will be threshed over again and mayhap
an appropriation will bo made to lay an
other Pacific cable. But will the busi
ness of the Orient warrant the expense
of two lines? It probably will not, for
many years, and the American enter-
prise which would have been a paying
venture from j the first had action taken
the place of talk, will now be a doubtful
proposition.
At present the news from our Eastern
possessions must come under the ocean
from Manila to Hongkong. : thence along
the Astatic shores through the Red and
Mediterranean seas, then across the At
lantic. The cost is ordinarily 12.25 a
word, but rush matter goes as high as
$7.50 per word. ..: >
This rate will be somewhat lowered
upon the completion of the new Aus
tralian cable, but if we continue in our
conquering and civilizing mission in the
East we will expend enough each year
to lay a long section of a Pacific cable.
We have been at this Pacific cable
business for the last ten years with but
one result—the survey. . Two routes have
* been reported. One from Manila to
Guam, a distance of 1,350 miles;
from Guam to Wake Island, a
distance of 1,300 miles; - from...Wake
island to Midway island, 1,750 miles,
from Midway to Honolulu and then
to San Francisco, a distance of 4,400
miles—a total of 8,800 mile- from Manila
to the Golden Gate. The estimated cost
of a cable over this route Is $8,500,000.
The other route, and the one adopted
by the Canadian and Austrian combina
tion, begins at Victoria, touches at Manila,
Tcklo, the -Western Aleutian islands and
then follows the shallow water of the
North Pacific to Vancouver. The route
is somewhat longer, but the deep water
ofi the Central Pacific is avoided.
This latter route follows under the sea,
the general course of the overland route
which was projected and partly built
when the successful laying of the Atlan
tic cable by Cyrus Field rendered the
project impracticable. This gigantic un
dertaking to unite Europe and America
was well under way and no doubt would
have been in operation today, had not
the perseverance of Field found an
easier route along the bed of the At
lantic. This overland telegraph line was
to leave the United States where the Red
river crosses the border of Canada. From
Winnipeg it was to reach northwest to
the Mackenzie river, which was to be
followed to the divide at the head waters
of the Yukon; down that river to the
point nearest Bering strait. From the
Asiatic side the route was to follow the
line of least resistance to Europe. Had
this enterprise met with success, the
Orient would have been opened to our
trade to the disadvantage of Europe,
for as yet the Suez canal , had not been
bunt. The poles gathered from the scanty
forests of Northern Siberia have long
since become mellow with rot, and the
trail made by the intrepid engineers is
forgotten. _"Ut : through ' the 'Northwest,
the ancient line to Alaska has been re
vived in reaching the Yukon country. To
the man without an ax to grind, the Pa
cific cable project appears of more con
sequence than an Isthmian canal. Trade
follows, not the flag, but the' lines of com
munication. The more accessible a land,
the nearer it is for all purposes. A Pa
cific cable will reduce the distance from
San Francisco to Manila one-half.
VAN SAXT I'KJtSVS M'KTXLKY.
An Qttertail county subscriber wants
the Globe to referee' the following dis
pute: .._Mo..-..i ;.,_«_: ; .<■. '-;..,■
Fergus Falls,, Minn., Aug. - 23.—Editor
Go be: How much did Gov. Van Sant
run behind President ?"cKinley in the last
election in Minnesot: '.' I put it at over
70,000, and another-- man says not over
-w.OOO. The difference is that I hold that
in comparing running of two'canddates
the majorities should be looked, at; while
the other man says' only the vote of Van
Sant and McKinley should be looked at
We leave it to' you to decide how Van
Sant's run compares with. that of Mc-
Klnley, and oblige. Yours truly,
„, —John • Carlson.
The Minnesota vote for president and
governor, respectively, in the last elec
tion was
President—McKinley, 190.461- Bryan
112,901; plurality for McKinley, 77,560.'
Percentage of combined ,vote received,
McKinley, 62.78 per cent; Bryan, 37.21
per cent.
Governor—Van Sant, 152,905; Lind 150
--651; plurality for Van Sant, 2,254. Per
centage of combined vote. Van Sant
50.37 per cent; Dind, 49.62 per cent.
In comparing the running qualities of
two or more candidates, pluralities, of
course, should be taken Into considera
tion. McKinley's plurality was 77,560, and
Van Sant's, 2,254; that Is, to say, Van
Sant's plurality was 75,000 less than Mc-
Kinley's.
Van Sant's vote, it is true, was only
37,556 less than McKinley's; but that is
only half the story, the other half being,
that Lind's vote was 37.750 more than
Bryan's. If the Republican voters who
cut Van Sant— in number—had re
ftained from voting for governor and
simply contented themselves with scratch
ing Van Sant, it would be correct to say
that Van Sant ran only 37,556 votes be
hind McKinley. But as. Van Sant's op
ponent, John Dind, not only polled the
entire Bryan vote, but 37,750 which be
longed to Van Sant besides, it requires
the sum of the two items, or 75,00) votes,
to tell the complete story of compara
tive running ability. Another compari
son is that of the percentage of votes
cast. The presidential vote was 62.78 per
cent for McKinley, to 37.21*-per cent for
Bryan; the gubernatorial percentage be
ing, 50.37 per cent for Van Sant to 49.62
per cent for Lind. In other words, Mc-
Kinley had a margin of 25.57 per cent to
spare over Bryan, while Van Sant had
a margin of only 0.75 per cent to spare
over Lind.
In-this connection, the gubernatorial
votes of recent years make an interesting
study. Knute Nelson, In 1894, an off-year,
polled almost the vote of Van Sant in
1900, while "Dave" Clough in 1896 polled
13,000 more than Van Sant received four
years later. This is partially accounted
for, however, by the change in the state
election laws, requiring foreign-born
voters to be fully naturalized and in pos
session of both first and second papers
before they can vote. This law dis
franchised in 1898 apparently about 80,000
voters who cast ballots In 1896, and even
in 1900 caused Minnesota's presidential
vote to be 30,000 lighter than four years
before. The fluctuations due to this
cause must be considered In the following
comparison of votes during the. three
Lind campaigns of 1896, 1898, and 1900:
Republican Candidates for Governor—
THE ST. PAUL GLOBE, SATURDAY, AUGUST 31. 1901.
1896, D. M. Clough, 165,807'; 1898 W. H.
Euscis, 111,625; 1900, Van Sant 152 905.
Democratic or Fusion Candidates—lß96,
Lind, 162,311; 1898, 131,980. and 1900, 150,651.
To bring out the relative vote-getting (
power of Clough and Van Sant as Re
publican opponents of John Lind it would
be necessary to take Into consideration
McKinley's 1896 and 1900 vote in Minne
sota in order to show the relative party
strength at the two elections. That Is
easily accomplished, as follows:
1896—McKinley's plurality over Bryan
in Minnesota, 53,875; dough's over Lind,
3,496.
1900—McKinley's plurality over Bryan,
77,560; Van Sant's over Lind, 2,254.
In other words, while the plurality for
the head of the national Republican
ticket in Minnesota was 23,685 larger in
1900 than in 1896, the plurality of Lind's
opponent for governor was 1,242 smaller.
This would Imply, first, that as between
McKlnley and Bryan the former was ;
comparatively stronger in Minnesota in j
1900, than in 1896; and second, that as be- j
tween John Lind and his , opponents, '
either Lind was stronger in 1900 than in'
1896, or Clough was a stronger opponent !
than Van Sant. i "')
On the latter score, it is interesting to .
note: First, that while Clough was ;
scratched to the extent of 27.694 ballots j
cast for McKinley In 1896, Van Sant in !
1900 was scratched 57,556; and second, that !
while John Lind polled 30,287 votes more (
than Bryan in 1896, he polled 37.750 more :
than Bryan in 1900. This would seem to'
imply that in the four-year period, 1896
--1900, the Democratic candidate for gov
ernor had gained strength, while the
head of the Republican ticket had lost.
Senator Hoar is seventy-five years old.
His hair is hoar as well as his name.
At last Howison has spoken. He denies
the newspaper reports. What a reckless
man is this Howison.
And it is not the shame, and it is not
the blame,
That burns like a red-hot brand.
It's coming to know that he surely knew
why,
It's finding at last that he always -knew
why,
1 And always did understand. **x?i .
The Milwaukee Sentinel has it bad and
it seems to be getting worse. The disease
is pronounced by competent physicians
Boblafollettphobia. A heavy dose of pub
lic opinion administered at the next elec
tion is the only cure for this case. The
Sentinel is being kept up by large doses
of gold pills.
The Commoner takes a fall out of At
torney General Knox. Mr. Knox has
placed himself in an indefensible posi
tion in his letters to the anti-trust
league. It is strange that so astute a
lawyer could not see the predlciment he,
would place himself in before the world.
Maybe he has the Vanderbilt opinion ot
the world in general. Let the people "}* *
d d. ; -if, i ...
The organization of United Mine "Work
ers wants written agreements hereafter,
when a strike is settled upon definite
stipulations. This is right and proper.
But the organizations of labor Which'
wish the employers to stick to their con-;
tracts must see that organized labor does
the same thing. Shafterism with its
policy of repudiation was a sore blow to
modern union labor organizations..
The politics of Paraguay is divided on
the color line. The conservatives are
blue and the radicals red. When the
radicals happen to carry an election they,
go out and paint the town red, while the
conservatives are becomingly blue. ' A
consul reports that these political color*'
are carried into the households of..the.
partisans and blue and red become the
ba_e of all colors. A hint is therefore
thrown out to our manufacturers eot-'
ton fabrics who wish to invade. _ that
market to heed this national political
prejudice for red and blue and never 'mix'
the two. „.»... i -
We regret to state that the following
items of important news have escaped
the scissors of the Pioneer Press, im
mediately following the visit of Oom Paul
and Carrie . Nation to this city (where
they both Intend to make their home),
St. Paul will be called upon to entertain
the empress dowager of China, and Boss
Croker on their way back to Pekin. The
dowager will remain in the city long
enough to ascertain from the Pioneer
Press the best way to pickle pigs feet.
Immediately after the departure of the
empress, Tom Shevlln will entertain Ed-'
ward VII. and the czar of all the Rus
slas. These worthies will not get off at
St. Paul being friends of Tom. The
sultan is booked for a short visit, in
October. He will not appear on the
streets as his entire time will be taken
up by a "Prominent Society Queen." For
further particulars of the movements of
notables and important happenings see
the P. P.
At the theaters.
"Lovers' Lane" will close a successful
week's engagement at the Metropolitan
opera house with two performances to
day, the regular matinee this afternoon
and farewell performance tonight.
Chauncey Olcott. in his new play,
"Garrett O'Magh," will be the state fair
week attraction at the Metropolitan
opera house, beginning tomorrow night.
Baby Lund, supported by a select vaud
eville company, will open the regular
season at the Star theater next Sunday
afternoon.
"The Night of the Fourth," the comedy
being presented at the Grand this week
by Mathews and Bulger, is from the pen
of George Ade, author of "Fables in
Slang," "More Fables" and other humor
ous works, and is written in a breezy,
original style. Today's matinee is the
concluding afternoon performance of tho
"In Old Kentucky," improved by the
addition of an entirely new outfit of
scenery and presented by one of the
strongest companies ever engaged to ap
pear in the play, will be the Grand's fair
week attraction.
PRIZE WINNER WINS AGAIN.
J. R. Wood's Selection of Oklahoma
Homestead Confirmed.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30.-In the con
test case of J. D. Calvert against James
R. Wood, coming from the Lawton
(Okla.) land district, and involving entry
No. 1, the acting secretary of the interior
has rendered a decision refusing to or
der a hearing in the case. The charges
upon which the contest was founded were
substantially that Wood's entry was
made in violation of the homestead law
by reason of its location in the south
line of the town of Lawton, and that th«
entry embraces a tract a mile long and
only a quarter of a mile wide, and was
so taken for speculative purposes and
not for agricultural purposes and that
the entry was made at a time when
there was a large number of town site
settlers on the land who occi pied it for
trade and business purposes.
The decision holds that the selection
and "?ntry"._fflancU.4dja.cent to the'town
of Lawton was noj in violation of the
letter orspiflt of-the law, -and* that* the
fact that there may have been allegod
town site settlers.-on- the- lands -at the
time he made his entry does not aff-ct
Wood's right ■of entry. It is further
held, in the opinionithat Wood's entry is
not*invalid or* account of .the form of the
tract embraced as the special provisions
of the act !of May '•_, 1890, do not control
in this matter.
politicly§fM JKM.
» -—*Ji —— ---=
The country press, almost unanimous
ly, has taken the -part of the board of
control In Us squabble with the normal
board. Many of the weeklies have taken
occasion to rub "It ' into the latter with
considerable bitterness, and It Is appar
«nt that the press, with the exception of
-the - papers in those cities j whlc.h_ha\«^
J state Institutions, are inclined to stand
j by the.board.of control in.its work. The i
I Princeton Union, Bob Dunn's paper,
1 handles the question very* vigorously this
| week. Indeed, it also takes a quiet rap
j at the governor himself,' r intimating that
j he should say a few things to the no.--!
j mal board. Here is one of the editorial.;
'..''Gov;"Van* Sant were to do' his duty. '
j he would remove f>om office immediately
the ' obstructionists en the normal school
i board and replace them with men who
I would obey the law; men who would re
; spect the well-defined Intent'on of the
j people's direct representatives—the legis
j lature. The idea of a little one-home
! board cf the governors own appointing, *•
i attempting to nullify ah act of the legis
; lature," attempting to set at naught a law'
i specially recommended by the governor,
is ridiculously .absurd! , T • .'., i. ■'• i
; ; And again :'n the same issue the fol- a
■ lowing appears: .._.-,.- •'.:•
|.. The. board of control measure was an j
j administrative measure. "It 'was largely
owing to Gov. Van Sant's influence that
the measure became a law. 'Is Gov. Van
Sant going to permit his appointees on
! the normal board to negative.his efforts
by nullifying the provisions of the law?
We know what Knute Nelson, D. M.
-Clc-ugh. or John Lind would do under like .
circumstances. *■"
Good Uncle Pease was lonesome again
last week. Among many spicy bits in the
last edition of the Union are several
which should have been grouped under
the title "Love Letters of a Candid
Friend to Gov. Van Sant." Here they
are: ... > .' >
. The "Mistakes of Van Sant." Goodness
gracious, most everything he does comes
under that head. >•>
• The writer has heard a sufficient, num-r
ber of voters profanely declare they
would • not,.vofe fur. Van Sant to wipe out
his measly majoiity of last November.
A dozen men in.Minnesota can wrest
the gubernatorial nomination " from Van
Sant, if they -" were so disposed, but the.
lucky one would have a hard road to
■ travel as Van's funnels would knife him,
which would defeat him almost to a deal
certainty. However, it would be up stick.9
as Van Sant is doomed to defeat, any- s
way. ,
IS THE STRENUOUS LIFE
VICE, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT 'AT
CAMP LINCOLN
Bridge Iluilt by Illinois Militia En.
ginceri* Ik Blown L*i»'."Wl-l_" '
Dynamite, for Teddy's .„,-.,■. ; •■
■c.-c „,,. -„. Mil lien I 11. '
.. . '
, .SPRINGFIELD, 111., Aug.'"' 3(J. — Vice*
President Roosevelt today paid his sec-,,
ond,visit. to Springfield, the first having
been last fall, while he was'campaigning.
."he object of his visit was to attend the,
state, .encampment of the Illinois national
guard, the First cavalry, engineers and
artillery being in camp. ,*
Upon entering the city the vice presi
dent was greeted by the cheers of-3,000
persons, assembled at the station. He
was met by Gov. Yates and his military
staff and four j troops of the First - e;av
alry, which formed the escort..to the, ex-.
ecutive mansion. . .:.
..The-vice president was accompanied by
Senator CuTlom, Vice President • McCul
lough, of the Chicago & North-Western
,ra,U**qact. in whose private car the trip
to Springfield was made; : Col. J. H.
.Strong-ami Mrs. Harmon. -Senator Ma- -
son Pand former Congressman , Larimer
were among those who joined the party
here »o. ► v . ' '*/■$ '
- At the executive mansion a.n... informal
reception was tendered the vice president.
At 4, .o'clock the vice president land par
ty left the executive mansion, escorted
by four- cavalry, troops and Gov. Yates
and staff, and other national guard orli-.
ce'rs, proceeded through some of the prin
cipal streets of the city to Camp Lin
coln. •■ : -. «Vo
Or arrival, at Camp Lincoln several
thousand people were assembled on the
parade ground, a salute of nineteen guns
was fired. A, short and informal recep
tion was held at the general headquar
ters. At 5:15 .o'clock a review of all the
troops in camp was held, followed by
evening parade, aft._r which a state din
ner was . given at r .general headquarters,
where between 500 and 600 prominent mil
itary men and civilians from all over the
state were as*emb]td.
. .Gov. Yates [presided, - and after'dinner
introduced the vice: president.
The vice president was followed by
Col. Edward C. Young, of Chicago, com
' mander of the First cavalry. "
At the conclusion of Col. Young's speech
a bridge which had been built by the en
gineer corps was blown up with dynamite
for the edification of the vice president,
who afterwards addressed the troops |
and several thousand civilians from the I
band stand. The vice president and party
then returned to the executive mansion,
where they remained until 12:30 o'clock,
when their cars were attached to the
midnight express on the Chicago & Alton
road and they returned to Chicago.
HEALY MINE TO RESUME
HEIXZB WIXS SIITS AGAIXST DOS.
TOX & MOXTAXA CO-IPA.XY.
HELENA, Mont., Aug. 30.— supreme
court at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon,
before adjournment for the term, denied
the application of the Boston & Montana
"company for the order requiring the
Montana- Ore Purchasing company to
furnish additional bond in the Pennsyl
vania case and for an injunction restrain
! ing F. Heinze from operating the Minnie
j Healy mine pending an appeal from the
j recent decision of Judge Harney. . ..'..
' Both decisions were in favor of the
| Heinze interests, and were of immense
j importance in the great copper mine liti
j gation now "occupying the atention of
i the Montana courts. The court wa_
j unanimous in the Pennsylvania case, in
I the belief that the- $1,300,000 bond now
operative was sufficient so far as the
showing has been niade.
In the Minnie Healy case- Associate
Justice Piggott dissented, stating that he
believed the showing made warranted an
injunction as "grayed for.
The court- Unanimously ' : struck trom
the record the* sensational affidavits in
volving. Judge Harney. Affidavits were
filed in a new trial, now pending. and
were filed In the supreme "court in ap
peal from Harney's judgment.
Work in the-Minnie Healy mine, closed
' down since Monday*, will now be resume
jby Hienze. "= 7" ........
played "Under TWO flags."'
Theatrical '-Managers Arrested - for
Violation Of, Copyright.
CHICAGO. Aug. ■ ,30.—John M. Cooke '
. and Thomas Culliton. proprietor and. bus
iness manager of the company playing
"Under.. ,Two-• Flags" at the Academy
theater, were rested tonight on war
rants issued by United States-Commis
sioner Focte, charging them with violat
ing the copyright laws. The complainant
is" Charles H. Siegel, president of the
Dramatic Publishing association. It Is
claimed that Charles Frohman, whose
New York company is .playing "Under
Two Flags" at Powers' theater, has sa
cured all rights to the production.
Of Social interest
The marriage of Miss Catherine Mo
loney, of St. Paul, and Charles Dellitt, of
Denver, took place Wednesday evening
at St. Leo's church In Denver, Rev.
Father O'Ryan read the service. George
Dellitt and Miss Annie Cavanogh were
the attendants. Mr. and Mrs. Dellitt left
for Pasadena, Cal, They will be at home
after Oct. 1 at 1736 Colfax avenue, Den
ver. - ;:;".; ":-
Mr. A. M. Ward, 231 West Ninth street,
is entertaining his sisters, Mrs, A. V.
Sinclair, of Waterloo, Ind., and Mrs.
N. A. Gardner, of Seattle, Wash. Mrs.
Sinclair will leave Saturday evening for
her home.
"Mr. and Mrs. John A. Carmlchiel an
nounce the engagement of their daughter
Elsple Mather, to Dr. V. D. Thomas, of
Chicago, 111.
» * . *
Miss Annie E. Griffin and George E.
Larson were married Wednesday after
noon, Aug. 28, a>t 654 Aurora avenue.
Rev. Father Harrison performed the
ceremony. Miss Katherine Mccartny
was bridesmaid and George Underwood
groomsman.
* * •
Miss Margaret Geary, of Columbia
street, is in New York City.
* • »
Miss Doherty left Tuesday night for
New York, where she will meet her sla
ter. Miss Agnes Doherty, on her return
from Europe. .
..7..^r/:* • •
,M. s- Wm. Newton and daughter Bessie,
of Nelson avenue, have returned from a
trip on the Great lakes.
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Mr. and Mrs. Willis H. Blee, of Los
Angeles, Cal., spent Wednesday and
Thursday in the Twin Cities en route to
the Pan-American. They were the guest 3
of Mrs. C. C. BordWtll, No. 9 Oakley
aVenue" , » *
* * *
Mrs. Ellen Ward Soule, the district
president, will organize a Woman's Chr.'s
tion Temperance union at Merriam Pa'k
this afternoon at the Olivet Congrega
tional church, Prior avenue. All ladies
Interested in the cause of temperance are
cordially invited to be present.
• * •
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Merriam will close
their summer home at Forest Lake
Sept. 9 and go to Washington. Miss Ma-
LATEST TICKS OF THE TELEGBHPH
Fatal Tenement House Fire.
NEW 1 YORK. Aug. 30.-Four persons
were killed and seven seriously injured
in a tenement fire in Brooklyn tonight
-he explosion of a kerosene oil stove
started the fire. Nets were spread to
catch thoa* who jumped from the win
dows Mrs. Rothgelser missed the net
Wild °n sidewalk and was instantly
V. S. S. Hartford at La Rochelle.
LA ROCHELLE, France, Aug. 3).-rho
officers of the Hartford were officially re
ceived today by the municipal council of
La Rochelle. The Hartford will leave
Sunday.
Balloonist*' Narrow Escape.
COLUMBUS. Ohio, Aug. 30,-Harley
Baker of North Lewiston, Ohio, and
Lucy Shields, of Columbus, at the state
exposition this afternoon we in a cap
tive balloon, which was struck by a wind
sqpall and collapsed. It fell Into the ton
of a tree and the occupants of the basket
escaped unhurt.
> fronton striker* Enjoined.
CINCINNATI. Ohio, Aug. 30.-Judge
Clark, of the United States court, today
Issued an injunction against 460 men for
merly employed in the steel mills at Iron
ton. Ohio. The Injunction restrains th.i
defendants, who are on strike, from pick,
eting the plant or interfering in any way
with the company.
Knights Templars Go Home.
. LOUIS VILE, Ky., Aug. - 30.-With the
strains of "Home, Sweet Home" at the
supplementary ball tonight at the horse
show building, the last echo of the twen
ty-eighth triennial conclave of Knights
Templars was heard. The various com
manderies departed today, leaving only a
handful of knights in this city. The ball
tonight was attended by some of them,
but mainly by members of the local com
mittees and ladles, Including many spon
sors for various commanderies and by
persons who were unable to attend the
grand ball last night.
High Price for Hog*.
SIOUX CITY, lowa, Aug, 30.— high
est price paid for hogs during the past
seven years was recorded on the Sioux
City matket today, reaching $6.23. The
average cost for the day was "6.01.
Chauneey to Talk at Charleston.
CHARLESTON, S. C, Aug. 30.—The di
rectors of the South Carolna Interstate
and West Indian exposition adopted a
resolution tcday inviting Hon. Chauneey
M. Depew, United States senator from
the state of New York, to deliver the
leading address at the opening of the ex
position in December next. *
Jea!'J'_>ey Causes Doable Crime.
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 30.—Mrs. Ar
thur C. Rudolph shot and killed her hus
band today and then killed herself. Jeal
ousy was the cause.
Chile's New President.
SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Aug. 30 'via
Galveston, Tex.).—Congress has ratified
..he nomination of Don Jerman Riesco as
future president of Chile. He will as sum >
ofiice Sept. 18.
Governor's Day at Camp Law-ton.
HASTINGS, Neb., Aug. This was
the great day of the Nebraska Grand
Army reunion, the presence of Gov. Sav
age, of Nebraska, and Gov. Shaw, of
lowa, adding to the interest and attend
ance. Both spoke at Camp Lawton this
evening to a large crowd. Gov. Shaw
has been the guest of Gov. Savage since
Tuesday.
Lake Michigan. Storm-Swept.
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Aug. 30.—
NEW" YORK POLICE SCANDAL.
Case Against Capt. Heriihy "Will Go
to the Grand Jury.
NEW YORK, Aug. 30.— Indictment
against Police Captain Heriihy that he
failed to close disorderly houses in his
precinct was dismissed by Recorder Goff
today in a decision on a demurrer on the
indictment entered by Heriihy. The dis
missal was granted with the under
standing that the case be submitted to
the grand jury. The demurrer made the
point that there were 117 specifications in
the indictment enumerating that num
ber of disorderly houses, and if the case
went to trial each case would have to
be proved. This is the point upheld by
the recorder. After the Heriihy case
was disposed of, Capt. Thomas J. Dia
mond was called before the'recorder and
pleaded not guilty to the indictment
charging him with neglect of duty. A
demurrer to the indictment was denied,
but application to inspect the minutes of
the grand jury was allowed. A motion
for change of venue In this case will
come up in the supreme court on Mon
day. - ii"' -,
Sergeant Shields, Wardman Glennon
and Detective Dwyer were then arraigned
and pleaded not guilty to the indictment
against them for neglect of duty. They
entered a demurrer, which was disal
lowed.
Policeman Edward O'Neill, who yes
terday denounced Deputy Commissioner
Devery, who, he said, had transferred
him five times because he would not
"stand for a shakedown," was on the
stand, and when questioned by Commis
sioner Murphy as to identity of the offi
cial of the department who had demand
ed money to have him sent back to his
old precinct, O'Neill refused to say, but
said it was before Col. Murphy was head
of the department. _
SULTAN MAZES REPRISAL.
Concession to French Religions
Community Withdrawn.
PARIS; Aug. 30.—The Matin today says
the sultan's first retaliation against
Bel Merrlam Is visiting friends at Bar
Harbor.
Mrs August Birkholz and daughter, of
337 West Central avenue, who are visit
ing in Red river valley, will return
home Monday evening.
Miss Willa Myrlyn Bordwell, who has
been visiting with Miss Blanche Orr, of
Rochester, has returned home.
Miss Bessie Newton, of Nelson avenue
Is at Mahtomedi for a few days, the
guest of Miss Louise Dobson.
Frances Hunt is visiting in Millville
Minn. . ~: ,/V ;'
Mrs. M. P. Hunt has returned from
Lake City, Minn.
Miss Josephine Bowlln, of Summit av
enue, will leave the latter part of next
week for Georgetown.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barber, of Duluth
are the guests of Dr. and Mrs. <* p'
Foote, of East Fourth street.
Mrs. C. W. Jones and Miss Ruth Jones
Who have been visiting Mrs. A, J, Bal
lard, of Carroll street, have returned to
Omaha.
Mrs. J. Firestone and Miss Estelle Fire-
Stone, of Dayton avenue, left last night
for Chicago. Miss Firestone will attend
the Chicago Conservatory of Music.
Mrs. Hamaker. of North Dale street
has returned from Indiana.
Mr. and Mrs. ueorge Thompson, of
Summit avenue, will spend the winter In
Europe. They will sail on the steamer
Celtic.
The Misses Fanning, of East Seventh
street, are exnected home next week
from the Pacific coast.
Mrs. F. W. Clayton, of Selby avenue.
is entertaining Mrs.. Parker, of Pittsburg,
" Miss Keyes. of Faribault, who has been
the guest of Miss Gooding, of Falrmount
avenue, has returned home.
Mrs. Turner, of Macon, Mo., is visiting
her daughter, Mrs. James Weirick, of
Victoria street.
Miss Brennan. of the Albion, has re
turned from Mlnnetonka.
Mr -..Mrs * \v. C. Montgomery. Miss
Adah Reilly and Miss Geib, of Ashland
Buffalo. have returned from a trip to
tsurtalo. "
Mrs. Henry Sargent, of Hoffman ave
nue, is entertaining Miss Inez Racey* of
St. James, Minn.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Keeler of Chats
worth street will leave Monday for BUT
falo, N. V Mrs be gone several weeks
Mr. and Mrs. A. K . Horn, of Pleasant
avenue, will return next week from "_ .
deline island.
fiercest wind storm in years is sweeping
this section tonight. After a terrible
experience the steamer City of Milwau
kee reached here from Chicago this even
ing, after several hours' battling with
tin.- waves, and landed over 400 passen
gers with difficulty.
Wisconsin Timber Land Sold.
MARINETTE, Wis.. Aug. 30.-A large
timber deal has just been consummated
here by which the Worcester & Muni
sing company, a new corporation buys
30,000 acres of timber land of the Des
ter & Sullivan estate, near Munlslng,
Mich., for $200,000. C. H. Worcester of
Chicago, Is at the head of the- new cor
poration.
Presbyterian Revision Committees,
SARATOAGA, X. V., Aug. 30. Viae
Presbyterian general assembly commit
tee on- revision of- the Westminster con*
fession. this afternoon received reports
of progress made by Us three sections,
and adjourned to meet in the- Church .if
the Covenant, Washington, 1). C. Dec 1
Buffeted by Michigan Gale.
CHICAGO, Aug. SO.— water-logged
wreck of the steamer Pewaukee, with the
hold so full of water that the decks were
: awash, Its tires out and the crew ex
hausted from the effects of a long strug
i gle with a gale on the- lake, was towed
I ii.to the harbor here tonight. The smoke
stack and masts had been wrenched away
j and the deck load of cedar poles hail
i lurched overboard. The Pewaukee left
i Cheboygan. Mich., for Chicago Wednes
; day.
Czar Starts for Copenhagen.
I ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. 30.-The czar.
j czarina and the imperial children sailed
! this afternoon for Copenhagen on board
j the yacht Standard. They will remain
I a few days in Denmark before proceeding
I to Kiel and Dantzlc.
Loss of the Islander.
VICTORIA, 13. C., Aug. 30.--A court at
inquiry into the loss of the- steamer isl
ander, which was wrecked off the coast
of Alaska, suiting in. the loss of many
lives, will begin its sitting here on Tues
day morning.-. Capt. Gaudin, local agent
of marine, will hold the Investigation
♦ 'rover Will Ovate.
PITTSBURG. Aug. -Kx-President
Grover Cleveland has consented to deliv
er the oration on Founders' day of the
Carnegie institute on Thursday. Nov. 7.
This information was conveyed today by
a cable from Andrew Carnegie at Ski bo
castle, Scotland, to the committee, of ar
rangements. Mr. Cleveland has not an
nounced the subject of his address.
Detroit River Blocked.
DETROIT, Mich.. Aug. SO—Navigation
in the Detroit river is temporarily block
ed for large vessels at night by reason
of the sinking of the schooner Antrim,
consort of the steamer Brazil, abreast
the lower light of the Lime Kin crossing.
Wednesday afternoon. The steamer
Northwest, bound to Buffalo, from Chica
go, was compelled to put back to her
wharf here tonight.
The Old. Old Story.
TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 30.— local of
fice of the United States Savings asso
ciation, with headquarters at Detroit,
Mich., has been closed and local in
vestors have begun attachment suits
in Detroit. A receiver will also be ask
ed for. It is a'legeel that the associa
tion represented that certificate holders
were apt to secure $100 for $15. Weekly
payments of $1.25 were to be made- upon
certificates maturing in thirty-six weeks,
when the holders were to get a $10*3 dia
mond, watch or other articles. It is es
timated 2,500 persons In this city Invested.
France is the publication of an irade
withdrawing the concessions and tax ex
emptions from the French religious com
munity at Smyrna. The; French commu
nities at Jerusalem are also taxed."
The Franco-Turkish situation remains
unchanged. It Is understood that the
French government will take no active
measures to coerce the sultan until t-.fter
the czar's visit to France, In order that
nothing may occur to war the courtesies
attending that event. Munier Bey, the
Turkish ambassador to France, who Is
residing in Switzerland, has made a fly
ing trip to Pari, to have an interview
with M. Constans. the French ambassa
dor to Turkey. He came Incognito in or
der to avaid being served with passports.
What occurred at the interview Is not
known, but It is believed it will result in
a modification of the situation. The fete
prepared In honor of the anniversary of
the birth of Abdul Hamld, which It was
intended to give at the Turkish embassy
tomorrow, has been declared off.
The minister of war,. Gen. Andree, with
drew the permission enabling a military
orchestra .to participate in the celebra
tion.
TURNED HOSE ON PRISONERS.
Attempted Jail Delivery in Illinois I
All hat Successful. •
ST. LOUIS. Aug. 30.-A daring attempt
to deliver thirty-three prisoners from the !
Madison county jail at Edwardsville 11' j
was made tonight by James Johnston, ,i |
man under indictment for the murder j
last summer of James Ryb'irn, a citizen I
of Alton. j
But for Katherine Hotz, the daughter !
of Jailer George Hotz, the attempt would i
have proved successful. As It was, sev
enteen of the thirty-three prisoners, j
among them five alleged murderers, man- j
aged to escape from their ceils into the
main corridor of the jail, and there kept |
the sheriff, his deputies, Turnkey Thread
ley and a large number of citizens at bay
for three hours.
The city fire department was finally '
called in, and after turning on half a
dozen streams of water, the prisoners
cried for mercy. They were then hand- !
cuffed and returned to their cells.
AFTERNOON NEWS CONDENSED.
Beloit—Andrew Carnegie has aereed to
give Belolt $25,000 for a library on the
usual conditions. '
Montreal-It is officially announced that
the trackmen's strike on the Canadian
Pacific railway has been settled.
London—The Express says: ''France
and Russia will have ninety-two sub
marine destroyers In six months time."
London—The Earl of Crawford has
bought the auxiliary steam yacht Val
halla, owned by the Count and Countess
de t'aatellane.
Nogales, Ariz.—United States Commis
sioner George has held Collector of Cus
toms Hcey on two charges of accepting
bribes and unlawfully permitting Chinese
to enter the United States.
Havana—Dr. Caldas will return to I: a
_U next week. The rendition of the la.-t
Patient attacked by yellow fever is se
nous : and if he dies an autopsy prob.ibtv
will be- held by the- board preparing the
report tee the government.
Boston—ln the anual report of the state
board oi health, Secretary S. \\" Abbott
says that during the past ten years every
case -.1 malaria investigated in Massa
chusetts has been traced to the presence
in the neighborhood of Italian laborers.
: London Th • Pair Mall Gazette, under
the heading '-The Prime Minster's im
pending Resignation." fixes Loid Sills
bury retirement as probably after ""the
coronation of King Edward, th,. , some
persona Place it in the autumn or early
winter. *
-N.*~w v<,rk A"e-s,a c, one of the f
of the New York speedy trotters, with a
record of 2:09% ' ,was killed Thursday
night as the result of a collision with a
street car. The mare ran away wl h
her owner. Dr. David Randell, and dash
ed int.) the rear of the car.
Chicago— Incorporation papers for the
George ii. Phillips Gralti company capi
talized at $_u0,0«:o, were granted by the
n uia, r of _8ta_ c *<■ Springfield. George
n■„ i ,'**'. pa heads the corporation which
will begin active business within a fort
night.
Oklahoma—An appeal to President M-
Kiiiicy tot- protection for the negroes was
formulated and indorsed by the Negro
territorial Baptist Sunday * School con
vention, which is in session in this city
the convention asks the president to use
his power in securing for them a fair
trial in the courts.
Chicago—The supreme lodge of the Col
ored King.us of Pythias resumed its <--es-
Rtoim. Samuel W. BUrks, of West Vir
ginia, was , -re lected supreme chan
cellor; J. M. Mitchell, of Texas supremo
vice chancellor, and c. D White of
Ohio, supreme prelate. The next biennial
meeting will be held at St. Louis
Vancouver, 1". C.-So great ha? Wo
demand for canned salmon become in th-
Lnited States that no shipments will fee
made of this season's pack from Puge t
be unci to England. American canners arc
selling their total pack at home, and the
English market practically will be i ft
to the salmon canners of British Co
lumbia. c
Tin- HC-i T
Dcs Moines, lowa-Marcus Kavanagh,
rather ot Judge Kavanagh, of ChlcngJ
dp here after a short illness. He was
born in Ireland In 1833. He was a ral road
builder, and he- constructed th Winter
set A Dcs Moines railroad, the Indiancld
line, -i large pari of I ie Texas Pac tie
between Longview and Dallas, and many
other roads in lowa anil Kansas.
New ■York-Secretary of War Bilhu
'.'-" to it his residence In this .It- suf
fering from an abscess Ho came/from
Washington. His i hysk-ia,-.* .ay the s-e
--retaty. i: In "'> danger, and thai no o-e-
ution will be necessary. Mrs. Root said
that her husband needed a little- r-.st
and that they would go to Southampton;
D 1., for a few days.
' *i£ iver ■ i he American Association for
i lif.i .ih» c *'me"t of Science- closed its
, fiftieth annual convention, Th- council
and such sections as may desire will hold
a business meeting at Chicago the first
week in January, 1902. The next regular
meeting of the association will be held
at Pi.tsburg during the.- week commenc
ing June 25, I"i 02. - «-.-'■-
New York The full and half-blood
heirs of the late George Francis Gilman
have agreed upon a plan of settlement,
which, according to the Journal and Ad
vcrtlser, include a*'sso,o*)o share to Helen
I i otto. lo the agreement among the
I lie-ua there is one exception, however
| i ii.- exception is Edward S. Perclval ,i
; nephew of the dead tea mercfl '
j Youngstown, Ohio - Secretary Jani-s
iH. lc.Ni.ti. of the Republic Iron and
Steel comiiany, returned from Pittsburg
! with the wage scale bearing the signa
| ture eel' President Shaffer and other offi
| cers of the Amalgamated association
j this is '.he first instance in winch the
I company has insisted in the scale being
; slglitd officially. ; n , ■
J Chicago 'I'hej jewelry store of Bernard
J. ago in inn was en ten early yekter
1 day rooming by safe-blowers. The burg
| lars tore oft an Iron rod which protec'-ed
I a rear window r* the building and drilh-,1
holers In the door to the safe. With an
explosive * the floor was blown from its
hinges. The booty consisted of over $4,0J0
wortn of „'uiiis and $700 in money.
Worcester, Mass.—The close of thr.ee
quarters of a century of life finds the
senior United States Beuator from Massa
chusetts, George I-, Hoar, 1. excellent
health and as active as many men twen
ty-live years his junior. Thursday the
venerable statesman celebrated his" sev
enty-fifth birthday. The senator is now
serving his fifth term as a member of
the. senate.
Durango, Col. Harley McCoy, who was
injured In the Rio Grande wreck near
Charna, N. M., yesterday, died at 1 :U5
o'clock at Mercy hospital, in this city.
McCoy, who at one time was an active
Denver politician, served several years
ill tile Canon City penitentiary for the
murder of Capt. Hawley, of the Denver
police, in IS'JI. In a quarrel which hael its
inception In a political light In the statu
assembly.
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LYNCHERS CONVICTED.
.
May Tend to DlMeourage a Popular
Southern Industry.
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug "10.--A spe
| cial in the Advertiser from VVetumpka.
! Ala., says:
Al 1_ o'clock last night the jury In the
case 3 of John Strength and Martin Ful
ler, charged with having participated In
the lynching of Robert White, a ne-rgo,
returned a veidlet of guilty of murder In
he second degree, and sentenced tha
defendants to ten years In the peniu-n
--ti'ili >'-' ,
This make three convict! ins In these
cases, i leorge 1 lowa having been sen
tenced to life Imprisonment a few days
The case of John Thomas, the whfte
; man with whom Robert White and his
! brother Winston had the difficulty which
| result! in the lynching of Robert, is now
I on trial.
RAILROAD LABORERS IN RIOT.
Four Italians Wounded l»y Amer
ican Section Mil mitt.
BHINBLANDER, Wis.. Aug. "JO.—A
shooting affray is reported from Plum
Lake, twenty miles north„ of here, in
Vilas county. In which four Italians, rail
road laborers, were wounded. A crowd
of Italian laborers employed by the Mil
waukee road, near Plum Lake, becam_
involved In a fracas with si crew of
American section hand 3.
< 'lie- hundred shots wero fired and the
four Italians were wouride-J. two se
riously. The Americans claim th-u
the Italians brought on the trouble. \he
sheriff quelled the trouble after making
CATTLE AT ST. LOUIS' PAIR.
Unsurpassed exhibits Promised ten-
Louisiana Purchase Exposition'
ST. LOFIS, Mo., Aug. Se).—Representa
tives of the various national live stock
associations of the United States met
here today and agreed to co-operate with
the committee on agriculture of the
Louisiana Purchase I'xposition company
in securing for the world's fair, to be
hi Id here in \Wi. the finest exhibit of live
st >-.-!-. ever got together. 'v- ':- .
The following were repreFent.Nl at the
meeting:
American "Hertford Cattle Breeders' as
sociation. American Galloway Breeders'
association. Dairy Breeders, American
Ayrshire Breeders' association. American
Brown Swiss Breeders' association,
American Clydesdale association. Ameri
can Percheron Horse Broilers' associa
tion, American Belgian I>raft Horse
Breeders' association; American Jack
and .Te-nnrtte ' association. Amerl<;an
Berkshire association, American Poland-
China association. American Dunx: Jer
sey Breeders* association. American
Cotswold association nnd the American
South Down association.

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