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The St. Paul Globe THE GLOBE CO.. PUBLISHERS Entered at Postofnce at St. Paul, Minn., as Second-Class Matter. TELEPHONE CALLS Northwestern —Business. 1065 Main. Editorial. 78 Main. Twin City—Business, 1066; Editorial. 78. CITY SUBSCRIPTIONS By Carrier—Monthly Rate Only Dally only ...40 cents per month Dally and Sunday 50 cents per month 6unday 20 cents per month COUNTRY SUBSCRIPTIONS By Mail. I 1 mo. 16 mos. 112 mos. Dally only !25 $1.50 $3.00 Daily and Sunday .. .35 2.00 4.00 Bunday 20 1.10 2-00 EASTERN REPRESENTATIVE W. J. MORTON. I , _ 150 Nassau St., New lork City. «7 Washington 3t.. Chicaso. THE ST.PAUL DAILY GLOBE'S circu'ation Is now the larg est morning circulation in St. Paui. MORE copies of the St. Paul '▼■ Globe than of any other morning newspaper in St. Paul or Minneapolis are delivered by carriers to regular paid subscrib ers at their homes. THE St. Paul Sunday Globe Is now acknowledged to be the best Sunday Paper in the North west and has the largest circu lation. ADVERTISERS get 100 per *"^ cent more In results for the money they spend on advertising in The Globe than from any other paper. : THE Globe circulation Is ex clusive, because it is the only Democratic Newspaper of gen eral circulation in the Northwest. ADVERTISERS In The Globe *»' reach this great and dally ■ increasing constituency, and It cannot be reached in any other way. RESULTS COUNT— THE GLOBE GIVES THEM. THURSDAY,'oCT. 6, 1904 PARKER'S PROSPECTS The prediction of The Globe that Judge Parker would grow in strength from the moment his letter of accept ance was set before the people, and that his cause would gain immeasur ably by his personal assumption of leadership in the campaign, is being fully verified. From every source come consenting reports that the cause of national Democracy is making steady but irresistible headway. The Parker wave is rising fast in the East, and it will grow in volume and in force from this until the day of election. This campaign is not to be judged by others, especially by its two imme diate predecessors. In these the wjiole country was stirred by the appear ance of new issues in which every man felt himself vitally interested, and no one could tell what the sentiment of the particular community would be. Old political associations were thrown aside, and it was quite possible that by vigorous campaigning states for merly Democratic might be carried by the Republicans and states formerly Republican might swing heavily into the Democratic column. Therefore, there was an air of uncertainty over the nation. Therefore, every state and almost every county was good fighting ground, and activity was limited by no lines of section and determined by no previous political affiliation. This year all is different. The par ties are lined up against each other, as they have been for the last thirty years, with a solid wedge of votes sure ly Republican and another solid wedge as surely Democratic, the balance of power being held by the states right fully termed doubtful. Hence those living in states reasonably certain to give either Republican or Democratic majorities are scarcely aware that a national campaign is going on. The fierce^fighting is conducted where each party feels that it has a fair chance to win. One state has already, we think, been fairly removed from the doubtful col umn, if ever it should have been piaeed there. The best advices from Repub lican as well as from Democratic sources show that Judge Parker will carry New York. Everybody admits it. The lack of interest that has been ob served and noted is partly imaginary, being the result of a superficial com parison with the intense excitement of preceding national campaigns, and partly due to the fact that the public mind is already fairly settled. You cannot have a howling hot campaign where one side is already beaten, and the Republicans know that they have lost New York. Well informed Demo crats claim that the Democratic ma jority in the state will rise as high as 75,000. We do not look for such a rev olution as that, but we do believe that the New York electoral vote is as safe for Judge Parker as is that of Mis sissippi. While Indiana is closer, the balance of opinion there swings also to the Democratic side. The state will be contested more closely than any other in the country. The earlier polls show ed a slight preponderance in favor of the Democrats, and this has not been diminished. During the last weeks of the campaign the effect of the sober second thought of the people and the rising tide in favor of Judge Parker will settle the state firmly, we believe, on the Democratic side. If this be so, and the prophecy comes mot of excited sentiment but of dispassionate judg ment, then there are enough electoral votes in sight to make Judge Parker president: One of the encouraging and convinc ing signs of the times is the complete harmony among Democrats everywhere and their united determination to win. This is partly the product of party loyalty and partly a consequence of Judge Parker's splendid ability as a leader and his tact in dealing with men. We have already likened him in this respect to President McKinley, and he has justified the comparison. With his presence in New York city, diffi culties and disagreements faded out of sight. Rivalries and jealousies were ended and each man fell loyally and readily into his proper place. We hear no more of hair pulling between fac tions in New York city. We find no more trouble about campaign managers or advisers East or West. Sheehan and McCarren and Hill, Gorman and Tag gart, are all in line and are working in perfect and harmonious co-operation. This union for the party has a still wider scope. Republicans are alarmed by the announcement that Mr. Bryan will take the field in Indiana and Illi nois and deliver a series of powerful speeches to the people in those states during the remainder of the campaign. They are equally disappointed by the announcement made by Mr. Hearst to Democratic clubs everywhere, that their first duty is to turn in and sup port the ticket and place the Demo cratic party in power. Whatever dif ferences have existed in the past are smoothed away and forgotten. Na tional Democracy presents a united front, with a leader in charge who knows how to lead. This is not a cam paign of declamation, but of carefully planned, intelligent, earnest work; and it is going to win. In the abstract and for the purpose of academic discussion President Roosevelt Is for the open door in China, which does net prevent him from re taining some faith in the e/ficacy of the jimmy and the big stick. PAYNE AND HIS SUCCESSOR The kind hearted scribe, following the old maxim, will wish to say little concerning Henry C. Payne. He, like so many men prominent in public life, was a man of admirable personal char acteristics. He was able, he was kind hearted, he was loyal to his friends. But he was also a devotee of the evil political system that believes in fa voritism, in inequality, in the building up of political machines and all the public evils that these imply. There fore, on the public side, his life is not one to call for comment from those who wish to speak only good of the dead. It is one of the saddest facts in American public life that so many men should make this sharp distinction be tween public and private morality. There are thousands of men, not a few of them high in place, honored in office and powerful in their parties, who lead double lives. They have persuaded themselves that party organization and party Success require and justify all kinds of moral compromises. For this they are ready to deny the elementary rules of conduct; for this they frater nize with boodlers and thugs; for this they permit to pass through their hands a continuous stream of dirty money; and, although above possible reach of a bribe themselves, manage political affairs on a basis of wholesale corruption. Whatever reproach may rest upon the late postmaster general in this re spect applies in double measure to his official chief. Mr. Payne was required to do certain things in the postofflce department for the interest and ad vantage of the president in this cam paign. He did them. His reputed suc cessor can be depended upon to carry on the same policy with a finer art of concealment. Mr. Cortelyou has given us a taste of his quality alreadj' at the head of the department of commerce. Well has he aided and abetted the president in the policy of addition, di vision and silence. Under his auspices the misleading report on wages and cost of living was issued at government expense as a campaign document. Under him sta tistics relating to the operation of the beef trust and various railroad sys tems have been gathered, and are be ing held as a club over the heads of rich and influential men. From Repub lican news sources the people were ad vised within a da"y or two that Mr. Cortelyou and the president are debat ing what figures to give out and what to withhold. The announcement is hardly less than disgraceful. The in formation belongs to the public. If it is of such character that legal pro ceedings against the trusts will be jeopardized by its publication, then let legal proceedings begin. The fact that nothing is done except to kill information that could be used to force influential men and capitalists into line, to make them supporters of the administration as the price of their immunity from prosecution, is plain and notorious. If Mr. Cortelyou is, the man for this job, as he seems to be, he is also the man for the job turned over to the late Mr. Payne. We may THE ST. PAUL GLOBE. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1904 be well assured that he will feel no squeamishness in running the postal department for the good of the admin istration. Of course the Hon. John C. Spooner. as a party man, will vote for the Hon. Robert M. La Follette, but he won't wait for the moving picture man to get a shot at him while he is doing it. HIS MIBTAKE It has taken but/few days to prove that R. C. Dunn and his managers made the biggest mistake of their whole campaign when they tried swap ping horses while crossing a stream. The character of the campaign they waged prior to the convention and the enmities they then aroused were scarcely more effective in alienating a portion of their friends and making others lukewarm than this evidence of lamentable weakness. The sum tptal of its addition to the Dunn forces is Mr. Martin, and the losses are legion. The thing that gave Dunn most of his strength in the state, that made his friends stand by him with wond"er ful tenacity, was the belief that he was equally sure to stand by them. He has been noted for saying that he would rather go down to defeat with a friend than to victory with an enemy; and that sort of spirit evokes considerable enthusiasm in politics. This was a big portion of his capital, and he traded it away for a gold brick last week. When he threw down a portion-of those who had stood by him from first to last, who had borne the burden and heat of the campaign and been sorely,abused for it, in order that he might make way for a reconciliation with those who had opposed him from the outset and emp tied all the vials of their wrath upon his head, he showed himself in a new light. This was not the Bob Dunn that the people thought they knew, and they turned from him accordingly. This move lias not rescued the Re publican party of this state from its fatal situation. It has only plunged it deeper in the mire. It would never have been made but for a certainty of defeat. Seeing that all was lost unless something could be done, the Dunn , managers took this desperate measure in the hope of enticing back the mu tinous element in the party. They have absolutely failed. With the exception of Martin, nobody has gone back. The other opponents of Dunn are more bit-, ter and more outspoken than they were before, while hosts of his old friends are now ready to turn their backs upon him because they no longer believe in his hitherto unquestioned loyalty. His defeat was more than probable before, but it is certain now. For St. Louis the worst. is yet to come. Saturday 1s Chicago day at the fair. _, THE WISCONSIN DECISION The decision by the supreme court of Wisconsin that the La Follette wing of the Republican party is regular and entitled to place in the Republican col umn of the ballot will have no appre ciable effect on the campaign in that state. A judicial determination of the controversy between the half-breeds and the stalwarts in favor of the half breeds will carry no conviction to the head or heart of the stalwart. The other day he was out for a fight, hop ing to get the best of the legal argu ment. Now he is out for a fight. The action of the supreme court is interesting principally because it re verses the decision of the Republican national committee. It was openly charged at the time of the Republican convention that Spooner and his friends, being closer to the powers that be in the national organization, were able to compel the recognition of thejr wing of the party. Now the charge will be made that the supreme court of the state was influenced in its decision by its preferences. Be this latter as it may, it is certain that the supreme court has accepted as the facts in the case the allegations which the na tional committee rejected as untrue. Under the decision eleven of the elect ors who had previously declared their intention of going on the ticket with the La Follette contingent will now be regular, but there is little hope that the men who have ■toeen fighting La Fol lette will vote for anybody standing on the ballot as his man. When thieves fall out an appeal to the supreme court is not of much avail and will not serve to prevent honest men getting their dues. George W. Peck may now read his title clear to the governorship of Wisconsin, and as that half of the Republican party which is aligned with Spooner will not vote for the La Follette-Roosevelt electors, Mr. Taggart is no longer com pelled to class Wisconsin as among the states that are merely "possibly" Dem ocratic. John Stone Pardee, the compiler of "Roosevelt on Our Presidents," wnich appeared in yesterday's Globe, has a facility in contrasts, which should ap peal to the Republicans of Red Wing— and some other, sections. Obviously the gentlemen who are de ploring the lack of vitality in the cam paign have not observed the move ments of Captain-Judge-Court Com missioner Galllck. It now appears that the 177 families of exalted rank who live in Chicago mostly rankle in the breasts of their neighbors. Contemporary Comment I Justice Brewer's Error Mr. Justice Brewer, of the supreme court, will feet into trouble if re keeps on talking as he did yesterday at St. Louis about " the constitution vs. the Republican policy in the Philippines. Why. he apparently takes the same view as Judge Parker! This is in flat violation of the* only common law that the president knows —the law, namely. that good Republicans must swallow their convictions and support all that he does. Judge Brewer should remem ber that hV Svas a Republican before he_was a ?dfist. He was not put on the bench to furnish aid and comfort to the Democrats. Imagine a Repub lican senate ever confirming his ap pointment to the supreme court if it had imagined that he would balk at finding the law for whatever the party wanted to do! The justice, we dare say, would draw himself up if any suggestion were made to him that he ought to be a partisan on the bench, and would ruffle in Lord Coke's style about doing "as becometh a judge:" but he should understand that we are changing all that in these high-flying days when a president announces that he will pay no attention to any con stitutional provision which, in his .opinion, would reduce him to "im potence?'—New York Evening Post. A Clean Knockout As would be expected, there arc abundant signs of writhing among the friends of President Roosevelt on ac count of the stinging passage in Judge Parker's letter of acceptance exposing the president's blundering touching the operation of the common law by the federal courts as a remedy against monopolies. Up to the present time it does not appear that the defenders of President Roosevelt's audacious contradiction of Judge Parker'a original statement have done hku any service. But they have done a service to the American people. At this juncture it is a real service to demonstrate anew that the Republican candidate* fox- president is a person whose temperamental pugnacity and habit of Speech and action before he knows his^ ground are elements of in capacity and'of national peril in the office of; - cfcief magistrate.—Boston Herald. 7 Afraid of Him From tfie j present outlook there seems tofle jio probability of an im mediate change of tariff schedules, even if th£ house of representatives bo Democratic. The Republican majority in the seftate; can. if it is disposed to do so, blo£k $ny cHanges in the tariff in the e^ent.; a Democratic president and hous^j ar* elected. Manufacturei s, therefore,; hate little to fear on this score. But when H comes to the un certain actions of a president whose hobby seems to be to "stir up some thing," whose dominant idea is «.o cre ate excitement, not because any good will come out of it, but solely because he will be talked about, the manu facturer and the business man gener ally may well doubt whether Mr. Roosevelt is theltind of man the lTnit ed States wants at its head. —Balti- more Sun. fs Now in tlie Doubtful List Candidate Carroll says he finds a great many Texas Democrats who are going to vote for Roosevelt. It is real ly astonishing how many different kinds of things, a dry jag will cause a man to see.—San Antonio Express. S. Will v Have \ Lots of Time Next arch . "After•?> the t: presidential election" 'President 'C"RooMVelt:4n?ay'.'Jsee fit to bring his big stick down on the shins of King of Belgium, in behalf of the Congo Free State. "Busy now." -^Atlanta^: Oor.&iturton.- • *r-^r, * : IT Or Fox's Book of Saints Uncle Joe Ca«irron, having convinced himself that "Pilgrim's Progress" is a Republican campaign book, it is up to Old Figgers GrOSvenorio get out a pre diction based on Baxter's Saints' Rest. —Atlanta Journal. Get More Errors Than Hits In the opinion of the Democratic por tion of the grand stand, the team work of Fairbanks and Dolliver is character ised by more zeal than efficiency.— Xnacpnda, Standard. They Have to Say Something Many campaign spellbinders will naturallly^Jß^e that Pension Commis sioner Ware is wrong in his notion of what the Lord thinks of a liar. —Wash- ington Po*t. Gave Them an Awful Jolt The Republicans who objected to Judge Paitkerts silence do not seem to be pleased very well with his letter writing either. —Washington Post. Has H\4 NBt Ready for the Bump Candidate Fairbanks wears a 7% hat. a 16 V& collar, a 9 shoe and a look of cold, cairn Hfonfidenee in the near fu ture. —Denver Post. But Hp Can't Change the Color Whenever T Tnole Joe Cannon thinks of his oIH-time free-silver views he adds another coat of gold plate.—Balti more Sun. Spouts Lots of Hot Air Vesuvius is trying to smoke up. but Mount Roosevelt continues in a state of unnatural inactivity.—Memphis News. TODAY'S WEATHER WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. s.—Fore cast: _ Minnesota and lowa—* air and warmer Thursday: Friday fair, warmer; light to fresh north winds. TTpper Michigan and Wisconsin—Fair Thursday and Friday; fresh northwest winds, diminishing. . North and South Dakota—Fair and warmer Thursday; Friday fair. Montana—Fair and wanner Thursday; Friday fair. , St Paul — Yesterday s observations taken by the United States weather bu reau St Paul, W. E. Oliver, observer, for the twenty-four hours ended at 7 o clock last night—Barometer corrected for tem perature aod-sElevation. Barometer, 00.34; relative" humidity. 63; weather, clear; highest teippefature. 48; lowest tempera ture, 44: daily jrange. 4; average tempera ture 46; 7, p.*m. temperature, 4*; wind at 7 p m.J west; precipitation, .23. Yesterdar'3 temperatures— *BpmHigh! 'SpmHigh Aroena .......42 60jLos Angeles ..66 70 Bismarck :...4O 40|Marquette ....36 44 Buffalo .... .-i,52 «6 Memphis 72 76 Boston .-.-58 66, Medicine Hat..44 50 Chicago ......52 56|Milwaukee 52 66 Cincinnati .. t>2 $'.! Minnedosa 32 38 Cleveland :-.. .6* 66 Montreal 52 52 Denver . ..:-...*4 48iMoorhead 40 48 Detroit f- .54 5S!New Orleans .82 88 Duluth 64 58! New York ...-62 68 El Paso 78 86 Omaha 50 54 Edmonton 36 36>Pittsburg 60 78 Escanaba .....38 48!Phfladelphia ..62 72 Galveston 82 86|San Francisco.62 64, Grand Rapids.4B 56jSt. Louis 60 70 Green Bay ...44 52* Salt Lake 76 82 Havre ....50 50! San Antonio . .86 92 Helena' 54 56iS. Ste. Marie..4o 48 Huron 42 48; Washington ...66 74 Jacksonville...76 82JWinnipeg 36 42 •Washington time (7 p. m. St. Paul). River Bulletin —8 a. m. Danger Gauge Change Stations. Line. Reading. 24 Hours fit. Paul 14 3.5 —0 S La Crosse 10 4.1 -^-1 Davenport ..15 *•» "•- St. Louis *° y-4 —Fall *Rise. Tbe Mississippi river at St. Paul will ' (all. What the Editors Say The letter of acceptance of Judge Parker, Democratic nominee for presi dent, is one of the best and most com prehensive state papers we have been permitted to read since the days of the great Lincoln. Lucid, terse and show ing a decided interest in the questions discussed, the letter is worthy of th» careful perusal and the candid exam ination of every citizen of the great re public. If elected and proves himself as sincere for the country's yfcital in terests as his letter seems to indicate, he will be hailed as a savior, and will earn a niche in the temple of fame be side the father of his country and the adored Lincoln.—Cuss Lake Times. Senator Nelson, unlike Senator Conk ling-, is. apparently, not out of criminal practice. In his brief, defending tres pass, profanity and other political vir tues peculiar to the Dave Clough re gime under which he himself was ele vated to the United States senate, it is but natural that his mind should dwell with particular stress upon the influ ence of the chief executive, that is, his "pull" in his relations to and connec tions with the legislature. The defense could not have been intrusted to a lawyer better qualified by birth and ex perience in this particular.—Midway News. Mr. Heatwole is in favor of tariff re form and is opposed to trust and cor poration rule in nation and state. That is the reason the party bosses want none of him. If the Republican voters of Minnesota had it to do over again would they nominate R. C. Dunn for govexnor, after knowing what they do now? There is reason to believe not. Thousand? of them will seek to rectify that error by voting for his opponent at the election. —Duluth Herald. Mr. Davis cannot help being eighty years of age, nor should the mere fact that he has accumulated $40,000,000 for a rainy day be held against him as a candidate. Opportunity simply came late. Had fate arranged that the vice presidential offer had come to him when only seventy-nine years old or when his- bank savings amounted to but $39,000,000, it is probable that he would have, in the same spirit, con cluded to accept, for the good of the country.—Faribault Journal. One thirrg is certain and that is, the Democratic candidate for governor of Minnesota doesn't have to waste a mo ment in explaining anything. He is a clean man and challenges your admira tion. Any man may cast his vote for him regardless of politics and feel that he has done himself or his state no in justice. That is why so many Repub licans are going to vote for John A. Johnson for governor.—Le Sueur Sen tinel. We notice a good many Republican papers are publishing a voluminous "reply" by Bob Dunn to the charges made by Public Examiner Sam T. Johnson as to Dunn's administration of the state auditor's office during the eijjht years that he was auditor. In fairness these papers should first have published the charges themselves. — Litchfield Independent. An exchange warns people not to eat prairie chickens that have fed on rust ed wheat fields. This paper desires to repeat this warning, and if any one has killed chickens fed on such wheat will bring them to this office they will be disposed of in such a manner that public health will not be endangered.— Mclntosh Tribune. Now that the meat strike has been declared off we have not heard any thing about the government's investi gation of the beef trust. Perhaps th€" liberal donation of the trust to the Re publican campaign fund has something to do with the sudden change in plans. —Swift County Monitor. Buckman now thinks: "What is the use of settling that timber trespass? The people don't give a d —!" —St. Cloud Times. Among the Merrymakers Beecher and "the Rooster" That Henry Ward Beecher was spared much embarrassment by his quickness at repartee is illustrated by the following One evening, as he was in the midst of an impassioned speech, someone attempt ed to interrupt him by suddenly crow ing like a rooster. It was done to perfec tion; a number of people laughed in spite of themselves, and the speaker's friends felt that in a moment the whole effect of the meeting and of Mr. Beecher's thrill ing appeals might be lost. The orator, however, was equal to the occasion. He stopped, listened till the crowing ceased, and then, with a look of surprise, pulled out his watch. "Morning already!" he said; "my watch is only at 10. But there can be no mis take about it. The instincts of the lower animals are infallible." There was a roar %t laughter. The "lower animal" in the gallery collapsed, and Mr. Beecher was able to resume as if nothing had occurred. —Success. Helping His Memory A lawyer in a Western city once went to another part of the country on business. On arriving at his destination He found he had forgotten the name of the firm he had come to see. and had left all enlight ening memoranda in his desk. After wasting valuable time in useless efforts to remember, he telegraphed home to his partner for the necessary informa tion. He got it, and more. "Your business is with Smith & Jones, has partner's message ran. "Your name is Brown." —Sunday Magazine. Nonswearers' Vocabulary "I cannot swear. I have an ulcerated throat, and I am wearing a mustard plas ter. I am far too ill to swear," said Mrs. Watkin. when charged at Slough, yester day, with using improper language. Mrs. Watkin admitted that she had called her husband a blear-eyed Kaffir, a Bashi- Bazouk, a Bulgarian atrocity, an ugly monkey, a baboon, and, says the reporter, '"every other animal in the zoo."—Pall Mall Gazette. The Obvious Explanation "What do ze Americans mean," asked the foreigner, "when zey.say, 'ze horse iss« running like sixty?' " i, "Oh. that's only- one of - our figures of speech," said the native.—Chicago Trib une. '; • • In Louisville The Colonel— Yes, they advertised that play as having ten acts. It took like a storm., . ; . The Major— '■ don't see why so many people should want to go. The Colonel —There were two bars in the opera house —Chicago . News. So the Visitors Say "Talking about baseball,; I never? knew . of ~a'visiting team that was licked by the home team." .:': < ' / 1 "How do you mean? • ; ,'■■'. "They're always licked by the home team and the home umpire."—Philadel phia Ledger. , -1 ; Escaped . , Mr. Uply — Ronald, "• were you , deeply touched by my lecture ; the ; other night in behalf of the ; poor Filipinos? _ '."?• Ronald —Naw; ' I was goin' .to put a dime ■■ in de plate,' but I ;saved it for. sody water. —Chicago News. •; V - '"'.. Different Times They tell us of; the knights of old. Whose deeds; were chivalrous and bold; Yet would not: some ■of : them.have run • ;• i Belore a modern «tU^.^; Star. -■ ; Truth LiuSBB "Truth lies at the bottom of a i well.", i' •Which proves that Truth - ; is as bad as the rest of us when-she^thinksithereis no chance of. being-, caught."— At St. Paul Theaters Fresh from its record" run of twenty three weeks in Chicago, the musical comedy, "The Royal Chef," will make its bow to the theater-goers of this city tonight at the Metropolitan. This merry melange of hilarious harmony produced by the same cast of come dians and singers and the beauty cho rus which earned such high praise at the hands of the press in Chicago and j New York, will be in evidence here. ' This latest musical comedy is said to be brimfull of fun. The costuming is said to be elaborate. The "Bird Center Cartoons" readily adapt themselves to dramatization. A new comedy drama, "Bird Center," has for its basis this series of cartoons and all of the familiar characters in their quaint environment have been utilized by the playwright. The popular un dertaker, the garrulous veteran, the town "frivoller," who flirts-with all the girls; the city sport who cuts him out; the mysterious stranger; the autocratic social leader who sets all the fashions; the photographer's wife, with lofty ideals and esthetic views—in fact, all of the familiar figures in the series of cartoons will be seen in the new play at the Metropolitan the first half of next week, commencing Sunday night. In magnitude, "The Pit," which will be given at the Metropolitan opera house next Thursday night, is said to surpass anything ever attempted by William A. Brady. This dramatization of Frank Norris' novel has been a pro nounced success in New York and Chi cago. It is built upon the same lines as the book, and is said to be intensely in teresting to those who have never read of, or ventured into the whirlpool of speculation and life on 'change. Two large audiences attended the Grand yesterday afternoon and even ing to witness "The Queen of the High way." There will be but four more performances, including a matinee Saturday at 2:30. Nat M. Wills will be seen at the Grand at next Sunday's matinee in the musical comedy, "A Son of Rest." Mr. Wills, it will be remembered, was the feature of the Orpheum vaudeville show that was here the season before last. Undoubtedly the best show of the season is presented by Irwin's "Ma jesties" at the Star this week. The olio is of the best order, including five women tumblers and Larry McCall, who are worth the price of admission alone. Ladies' matinee tomorrow. BISHOP IS LIBERAL Doane, of Aibany, Advises the Episcopal Church BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 5. —The arch bishop of Canterbury and bishops from many parts of the world attended the opening session of the general tri ennial convention of the Episcopal church here. The English primate was last in a long procession of dignitaries which passed up the broad aisle of Trinity church, where opening services were held in the presence of an im mense congregation. He recited one of the prayers in the office of holy com munion and read the gospel. The cele brant was the Rt. Rev. Daniel S. Tut tle, of Missouri, presiding bishop; the gospeller was Rt. Rev. James Car michael, bishop (Toudjuator of Montreal, and the preacher Bishop Doane, of Al bany, N. Y. Bishop Doane welcomed the arch bishop of Canterbury and then devoted a large part of his sermon to the di visions in Christendom. He discussed the barriers which separate the Angli can church from other denominations and how they must to some extent be broken down. While the recognition of papal supremacy was impossible, he thought the church might easily recog nize the primacy of the bishop of Rome, because of the antiquity of the Roman see. He urged a broadening of the church's sphere. At the opening of the house of dep uties Session Dr. H. MoKim, of Wash ington, D. C, was selected chairman over Rev. Charles H. Hutch, of Con cord, the candidate of the high church party. Bishop William |Lawrence, of Massachusetts, was chosen chairman of the house of bishops by unanimous vote. SAYS BRITISH EMPIRE MAY DISINTEGRATE Mr. Chamberlain Draws a Doleful Pic- ture of English Agriculture LONDON, Oct. 5. —Joseph Chamber lain reopened his fiscal campaign at Luton, Bedfordshire, tonight. He dwelt on the agricultural situation and painted a gloomy picture of present conditions, predicting that there is worse to come. He said agriculture had been crippled and values shrunk by hundreds *of millions. The capita! of famers had fallen $1,000,000,000. There are 1,000,000 fewer laborers in there country now than there were in 1851, and 13,000,000 people are un derfed, while the people of America, Germany and other foreign countries are prosperous and surpassing Great Britain in every line of trade and bus iness. He said that to deny existing conditions was impossible and to ig nore them would be criminal. He did not want the protection of fifty years ago, but he did want to make foreigners pay toll on shipments to the British market where they com peted with British workmen, and un less Great Britain and her colonies worked together there Was nothing in sight but disintegration of the empire. TRIBESMEN AMBUSH PORTUGUESE TROOPS Of the Latter 254, Including 15 Offi cers, Are Killed LISBON, Oct. s.—The minister of marine announced in the chamber to day that a detachment of Portuguese troops, belonging to a column oper ating in Portuguese West Africa, against the Suanhanas, was surprised by the tribesmen while crossing the Cunene river. The detachment, which numbered 499 officers andjmen. lost 254 killed, including 15 officers, and 50 wounded. The Portuguese force in cluded 255 Europeans, of whom 109 are missing. The force was ambushed at night. The government is consider ing the organization of a force of 5,000 men to suppress the Suanhanas and will dispatch warships to strenstitcn the Angolama dJr***«». It is officially announced that Ger many will put 8,000 European troops in the field against the Hereros in German Southwest Africa, who are neighboi-s of the Suanhanas. Both tribes are established in the Cunene district. The Cunene river forms the boundary between German and Portu guese Southwest Africa. NORTHWEST NEWS iiiiiii LOSES SOME liD Acres That Were Transferred In 1903 Go Back to Cass Lake District WASHINGTON, D. C. Oct. s.—Upon the recommendation of Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock the president has signed an order restoring to the Cass Leke (Minn.) land district cer tain lands which were transferred to the Duluth district by executive order of May 29, 1903. This action of the president disposes of a question which has been under consideration in the in terior department for some time. When the transfer was made under the for mer order it was thought that it would be to the advantage of the public at large, but since then it has been dem onstrated that because of the ac Bibilfty of Cass L;tke the public inter ests would be best subserved by re voking the order of 1903 and again placing the lands referred to under the jurisdiction of that district. "SPECIAL EVANGELISM" IS THE DAY'S TOPIC Earnest Discussion Marks the Session of the Congregational Association DULUTH, Minn., Oct. 5.—A great deal of fervor entered into the discus sion at the meeting of the General Con gregational Association of Minnesota today. "Special Evangelism" was the topic of chief importance. Rev. Rich ard Brown, of Bralnerd, discussed the conditions which demand it, and Rev. J. W. Valentine, of Marshall, "How to Secure Permanent Results." Rev. S. V. S. Fisher, of Minneapolis, read a pap«-r on "How to Vitalize the Practice of Praying," and following these there was a general discussion. The report of Carleton college was presented by Rev. H. P. Fisher, of Crookston, and of Windom institute by Principal Martin. President W. H. Sallmon, of Carletmi college, also addressed the assembly on the work of the college. The Women's Home Missionary union met. The reports of officers were heard and Mrs L. Hallock, of Minne apolis, read a paper written by Mrs. M. P. Proctor, of Neenah, Wis., on "The Ideal Missionary Woman." The officers were eloeted as follows: President, Mrs. C. W. Nichols, St. Paul: vice pres idents, Mrs. L. E. Jepson, Mrs. G. R. Merrill and Mrs. L. H. Hallock, Minne apolis; Mrs. W. H. Laird, Winona; Mrs. L. B. Van Hoesen, Alexandria; corre sponding secretary, Mrs. J. E. Trues dale, Minneapolis; recording secretary, Mrs. W. M. Bristol. Minneapolis, treas urer, Mrs. A. W. Norton. North field; auditor, Mrs. Horace Goorthue, North field; department secretaries, young people's work. Mrs. W. C, A. Wallar, Little Falls; children's works, Mrs. W. W. Morse, Minneapolis; programmes and bureaus of exchange, Mrs. J. V. V. Lewis, Hutchinson. * CALL BANK CASHIER AN EMBEZZLER DAVENPORT, lowa. Oct. s.—Arnold Buthien, cashier of the New Liberty (Iowa) Savings bank, which failed last week, was arrested today on a war rant sworn out by the bank directors, charging him with the embezzlement of $17,150. The indebtedness of the cashier to the bank may reach $45,000. I'.u thien, hearing he was wanted, surren dered. He says he can disprove the charge. Upper lowa Methodists Meet DAVENPORT, lowa, Oct. s.—The an nual session of the Upper lowa confer ence of the Methodist Episcopal church ■was opened here today by Bishop Joyce, of Minneapolis. The election of officers for the conference year resulted: Secre tary, A. W. Slingerland, Dcs Moines; statistical secretary, J. H. * Hariner, Tama, and treasurer, L. L. Lockwood, Anamosa. Emery Is Cleared MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. s.—George D. Emery, charged with embezzling $4,041 by the Bartlett, Frazier & Car rington company, was discharged today by Judge Neelen in the police court. It was claimed by the company that it lost over $150,000 through acts of Emery and Carl H. Baunian. The lat ter's case is still pending. Embezzler Goes to Stitlwater Special to the Globe LITTLE FALLS, Minn., Oct. s.—Jo seph Ledoux, formerly agent of the Minneapolis Brewing company at thia place, pleaded guilty in the district court tonight and wap sentenced to one yearat StiHwater. He embezzled from the company. His Injuries Fatal Special to the Globe LITTLE FALLS, Minn., Oct 5.— Frank Fencht. a well known citizen ol Pierce, died this afternoon as the re sult of injuries sustained Monday even ing by the breaking of the steering gear of a threshing engine. Wisconsin Bank Robbed JANESVILLE, WI&, Oct. r,.-The bank at Montlcello was robbed during the night. The loss is not known. The robbers, who were seven in number, escaped by team. Officer's Pay Is Forfeited WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. s.—First Lieutenant Thomas W. Gunn. United States army, retired, was convicted re cently by court martial at Fort Sheri dan 111., of duplicating hi.s pay ac counts and sentenced to dismissal. The president today approved the findings and sentence of the court, but "in view of the unanimous recommendation of the court that clemency be extended, the sentence is commuted to a forfeit ure of the officer's pay $40 per month for one year." Steel Men Hobnob BERLIN, Oct. s.— The German j. steel syndicate is holding conferences at .Co logne .'with the British,: French and •2Ss!S2^rcan steel makers are not represented. The object of the con ferences, as reported, is to reach an international selling, arrangement. No More Bull Fights in Spain MADRID, Oct. s.—The Institute of Social Reforms today decideil to ratify the absolute prohibition of Sunday bull fights This is considered to be th« death blow to bull fighting in Spain.