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That of Governor and Mayor to the Immigration Convention Delegates. Typical of the Welcome Immi grants to the Northwest Will Receive. Speeches by Mr. Gridley of Dn luth and Mr. Worst of North Dakota. ST. PACT,, NOV. 20.—The big North western immipration conventioixopened with a burst of music from Seibert's orchestra, stationed in the gallery of the hall of representatives at the state fapitol. Directly afterwards Theodore L. Schurmeier, chairman of the com mittee on arrangements, opened the convention, after which an impressive invocation was offered by Bishop Gil bert. Clonglt Welcomed the DetfgatM. Governor Clonph was called upon to welcome the delegates, and he did it felicitously. Horace Greely had sad that he was a philanthropist who caused two blades of grass to grow where but one had grown before, but it was the purpose of this convention to create two jobs for workingmen where but one job had existed before, and it therefore looked forward to much greater results. He cordially indorsed the purposes of the convention and heartily welcomed the delegates to the state. Mayor Smith W»i Cordial. Mayor Smith, 011 l»ehalf of the city, spoke in equally cordial vein, saying: I greet the representative men of the Northwestern states feeling satisfied that the great work for which you have assembled will be fully accomplished. We of St. Paul feel especially gratified that this movement was inaugurated by an energetic citizen of this city, D. R. McGinniss, secretary of the Commercial club, who by his untiring energy en listed and secured the co-operation of the leading men of the Northwest in this immigration movement. Iu view of the fact that a very large number of distinguished gentlemen have consented to address this conven tion upon every subject which has a direct bearing on the great undertaking which has called yon together, it would seem unbecoming for me to make any extended remhrks. His excellency, the governor, has welcomed you on the part of our great commonwealth, and I, on behalf of our citizens, extend to you a cordial welcome to the Capital City of Minnesota. W.v J. Footner, president of the St. Paul Commercial club then made a statement of the origin and purpose of the movement which resulted in the convention here gathered, and on the suggestion of P. V. Collins of Minne apolis, the convention joined in singing "America." Theodore Schurmeier was made tem porary chairman and R. McGinnis temporary secretary. While the convention awaited the ap pointment of the committees, E C. Gridley of Duluth addressed the con vention on the iron industry of Minne •ota. Mr. Gridley Talked Iron. Mr. Gridley introduced his remarks by congratulating the Northwest upon the fact that at such a short notice it Was possible to gather such an aggrega tion of representative men. On behalf of Duluth he also complimented «t.Paul upon the possession of such citizens as E. V. Smalley and D. R. McGinnis. to whose efforts was largely due the suc cess of the convention. He then went into a somewhat technical, though in teresting discussion upon tlie iron in dustry of Minnesota. There were, he said, more than 3,000,000 tons of the best iron ore on earth in the great ranges of Northern Minne sota that could be put upon the cars at 85 cents a ton. If it were poss ble to smelt and reduce this ore at or near the nines it would save the cost of trans portation to the Pennsylvania furnaces and the transportation from Pennsyl vania back over the lakes to the- West ern consumer again. Mr. Gridley made the point that the Missabe ore could be shipped to St. Paul to meet coal here from the Illinois mines and ifianufactured here at a consider ably less cost than it could at Pittsburg, giving Minnesota the benefit of the mining, shipping and manufacturing He also made the prediction that the water power near Durnth would within a few years be used for the generation of electricity to re duce iron ore, and when this was ac compnshed 110 mope ore would be shipped to the Pennsylvania furnaces. He advocated ft law authorizing c.ties to exempt from taxation manuiacturlng enterpr.zes for a term of years alter their establishment and closed with the predict-on that within a quarter of a century this Northwest would be the great center of the commercial and in dustrial interests of the country At the close of Mr. Gridley's address* the chair presented Hon. T. Daly, minister of the interior, of Ottawa.Ont., who wa^ received by the delegates standing. Following this waa an address by firn. John W. Wont, preaident the North Dakota agricultural college. Mr. Worst's iwldiess was one of the most interesting address* s of the day, pre senting, as it did, a complete resume of the r'sources and possibilities of the great state he represents. Th« KrinarkH of Mr. Want. The lesourct s of a new state like North Dakota at he( is conjecture. The statistician may elaborate upon its production—its croqs of wheat, oats, bari»-y, rye, flax, corn, hay and potatoes, of the number of cattle, horses, swine and sheep within its boundaries, to say nothing of iis native coal and building stone, i*nd yet the full statement is but a fraction of the possibilities of the state. The resources of a state are its possi bilities developed scientifically and eco nomically and not its present produc tion, nor what it would produce if every available acre was tilled according prevailing methods which are faulty from necessity. With farms ranging from a quarter section up to 20 sections, tanners cannot be expected to more •hau obtain fragmentary results. De pending upon hobo labor for its man agement during all critical periods, waste and deficient help diminish the net proceeds, besides paying out mill ions of dollars annually which goes •way and never returns. Though the actual income of the state amounts to fifty or sixty million dollars, tli« major portion of it is carried outside of the .state in the pockets of transient labor ers, or for imported supplies. Not a Fair Mraitnrc of Renource-s. Even at the depressed prices for all cereal products, could the money actu ally received for them be retained within the state, the labor having been performed by the farmers themselves, which lmpnes smaller farms and a greater number of farmers, and th money spent at home, the common wealth would be enriched many million dollars. The net balance under the bonanza system of conducting farm op erations is not a fair test by which to measure the resources of the state. The resources of the state would be largely increased if lie finished product instead of the raw material were ex ported. The ability to do this is one of the paramount resources of the state Home miils should convert every bushel of wheat that grows upon our pra ries into flour, o*ts into oatmeal, and potatoes into starch. Our inex haustible coal fields will furnish motive power and fuel for every engine, stove and furnace within our borders for sges. Tiie prairie grass annually con sumed by tire if converted into beef, mutton, wool, butter and cheese, would alone enrich the state. To stay the ravages of prairie fires is bat a feeble problem aside of hundreds already solved. Ea*ler to Chans* Products Than Want** The soil of North Dakota is exceed ingly fertile. If the world does not want our wheat at a remunerative price, it is easier to change our products than to change the wants of the world It falls within the resources of the state to curtail our importations by supplying many of our domestic neces sities. There should not be a pound of but ter, cheese, pork or lard shipped west of the Mississ npi river, and our wool should be carded, spun and woven at home. No state in the Union offers superior inducements to enterprising settlers nor offers a wider range for the profit able investment of money. VIEWS OF EX-MINISTER STRAUS Think* Turki H:«V.- ll«en Cnuxt-fl hy Kux ait Intrigu* NEW YORK. NOV. 20. Oscar Straus, min ster to Turkey in the first Cleve land administration, expresses the le li"f that the Arnien an massacres have 1 nsp.red by Russian »l.tici|l 111 tr.guers. •I do not believe,'' Mr. train said, "that the crisis in Turkey w 11 produce Eurot'Can war. On the contrary it mav bring England and the Dreibund on the one s,de, am' France and Russia 011 the other, into closer relations. The I 'u .e of Wellington said at the beg un ng ot this century, If Contantisiop.o b* tak^n. the map of Europe must be re constructed.' Kngland Would Never Consent. The power that hungers most for Constantinople is Russia The event of Russia appropriating Cons antinople wou mean the reconstruction of Europe, to the immense advantage of Russia and the e n equ u. disadvantage of England and Western civilization. I feel confident in aying England will never consent to iuissia'* occupying Constantinople There is pos sibility that the powers may ag ee make Constantinople a free city, letting Russia have Armenia and leaving th Turks to rule the remainder of urkev. the same as the shah rules Pcrs. 1 If the su.tan fails in restoring order such fate will bo his as the six powers carv. ont for him." Btuart After Fiti»imnion. EL PASO, Tex., Nov. 20.—Dan btuu has left here for Dallas to have Fi zs in mons sign for a fight with either u bett or Maher in the Juarez huu ring wh.ch will be enlarged to 10 tunes its present size. MUaouriau* Awakened CHARLKSTOX, MO., NOV. 20. A11 earthquake shock was felt here at 9:."a p. The vibrations lasted about three seconds. No uamage wus uone, Lui those asleep at the time were aw ukeueu ESTABLISHED 1800. MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA, WEDNKSDAY. NOVEMBER 20, 1895. PRICE FIVE CENTS. EXCITING TIME Experienced by Great Northern Iraininen and Pas sengers. The Overland Express Held Up by Robbers Near St. Cloud, Minn. After Considerable Trouble They Left Without getting Any Booty. ST CLOUD, Minn.,NOV. 19.—The over land train on the Great Northern road, which is due to arrive here at 10:20 p. m., was stopped masked men eight miles east of St. Cloud. The train was crowded with passengers and was run ning along at 4he usual rate. The first intimation that anything of the kind was about to be attempted was received by William Carley, the fireman. Car ley was starting to shovel in some coal, and as he turned to the coal box a re volver in the hands of a masked man was stuck in his ice. The robber or dered him to tell the engineer to stop or lie would kill him. The engineer turned and saw the robber and instantly reversed the lever, .lust as the train came to a standstill another masked man came up alongside of the engine, and, presenting a rifle, ordered the engineer aud fireman to get off and un couple the engine and baggage car from the rest of the train. The engineer Did an He Wa« Ordered, and the engine and single car pro ceeded in the direction of St. Cloud. When within several miles of the city, however, the engineer was ordered to stop, but before the robbers could make any headway they were frightened away and made good their escape. When the two robbers left the engine and car the engineer proceeded to St. Clondj where a posse of men was taken 011 board and the engine proceeded back to the balance of the train. The pas sengers were badly frightened by pistol shots, which gave them their first in timation th: their train was being held up, but they were not molested. The conductor, C. H. Craveson, aud a spe cial detective, who happened to be on board, exchanged shots with the rob bers, but nobody was injured. The train was taken to St. Cloud and pro ceeded on its way west between two and three hours late. Detectives Leave for the Sean*. ST. PAUL, NOV. 19.—A special train was made up in the yards here and left at an early hour for the scene of the at tempted Great Northern robbery with Chief oi Detectives John O'Connor and half a dozen of his detectives. The opinion was freely expressed that the work was that of green hands, and there is little doubt that they will be speedily app*-ehended. PIETZEL IS NOT DEAD. Holmes' AlWped Victim Said to Have Been been by Chicago Parties. CHICAGO, NOV. 19 —The Daily News publishes the following story James McNeary, conductor on the Sixty-third street electric line, has sprung a new sensation in the Holmes case by stating that Benjamin F. Piet zel is alive, and that he recently talked with him on his car Mr. McNeary claims there can be 110 mistake, as he work nine months for Pietzel aud knows the peculiarities of his .voice According to McNeary, Pietzel boarded his car a few days previous to Holmes trial Pietzel's beard had grown around the ureater part of his face, aO that he was completely disguised When addressed, however, he admitted his identity and asked as a friend that McNeary keep silence. Mr Robert Corbett, who has been fol lowing the e vse for months in behalf of the Farmers' and Mechanics' National bank, Fort Worth, Tex., also claims that he has seen Pietzel. "I never believed that Pietzel was dead," he declared. "I believe that if Holmes is not granted a new trial Pietzel will declare himself to the gov ernor of Pentisylvan a when all other means are exhausted, and Isaac R. Hitt, Jr and iny»elf both have his address in Philadelphia. Minnie Williams is stopping at the same place under the name of Mrs E. M. Gardener, while Pietzel is known as G. D. Hall." ALTGELD OUT OF POLITICS. Thinks He Can Make More. SPRING VALLEY RIOTERS. Thoae Kecetitly Convicted Attempt to Ure». .Jail. PRINCETON, Ills., Nov. 20 The Spring Valley rioters confined in jail here under a penitentiary verdict made an ineffectual attempt to escape, and were prevented from doing so by a short time prisoner notifying the sher iff. A hole had been forced in the cor rugated iron ceiling with tho intention of getting out through the roof, a route by which four prisoners three years ago made a successful escape Sheriff Clark called the Spring Valley men to gether and notified them that should any attempt to escape bo made they would be in danger of being shot The prisoners were then put in cells and ex tra guards will be placed on duty until the motion for a new trial is disposed of TRYING A NEW ENGINE. A Locomotive That 1* Kxpected to Make reat Time. CAPK MAY, N. J., Nov. 20.—The Hol man friction-geared engine, which is here under the direction of its builder. William J. Holman of Minneapolis, will have its trial trip over the South Jersey railroad, and its projector says he will make the run of 54 miles in 150 minutes The engine, with five coaches httaclied, made a spurt of four miles in three 111 mutes. Th^s is the engine 011 which the drivers transfer the power to two smaller wheels, which in turn trans ler it to three other wheels of the same tize, the latter touching the track. REVOLT IN VENEZUELA. WM lludly Organized and In Sul«l to «i Snppi' ned. NEW YORK. NOV 20.—A dispatch to The World from Caracas says Police men started a conspiracy against Presi deilt CresjKi's administration on tin 10th of this month, here in the capital The conspiracy then spread to other states. (Jenera'. Gonzales of the gov eminent troops was killed. The plot was discovered and the leaders of tht projected revolution who are in Vene zuela have I ecu caught. Trouble out side of the federal district was confined to the states of Miranda. Berniudez and Lara The revolution was badly organ ized anil the government now declare' that it has been suppressed. I^TEST MARKET REPORTS. Milwaukee Gralu. N MOMJT PrM- tici Law. CHICAGO, NOV. 20. A local paper quotes Governor Altgeld as follows: "Yon can say in your paper that Alt geld is out of politics. I am eagerly looking forward to the close of the next 14 months, when I will turn over to the people the finest state government 0*1 earth and qu.t politcs forever. I want to get back to my law practice and make some money." Two Expedition* Safe in Cab*. NEW YORK, JSOV 19. President Palma of the Cuban revolutionist party in this country, has received word of the safe arrival in Cuba of two expeditions sent out by the party. One of the par ties is heiu.ed by General Francisco Carrillo and Tcinazo Coilazo, and the other under the leadership of Cclouel Jo6e Mana Aguirre. MILWAUKEE, Nov. 18, L«»5. FLOUR—Very dull WHEAT Xo. 2 spring, 56^o No. 1 Northern, 58)$c Mav, CORN—No 3, 2#c. OATs*—No. white. 10£e Na 8 xhltfl. 18?*@ltfc Minneapolis Grain. MINNEAPOLIS, NOV. 18, 1895. WHEAT—November closed at 52Xo December, 52%c May, 57^£c. On Track—No. 1 hard. .49£c So. 1 Northern, 6aXc No. 2 Northern, 23. Duluth Grata. DULUTH, NOV. 18,1803. WHEAT-Cash No. 1 hard, 55^c No. 1 Northern, 54^c No. Northern, 51 50^fc No. 2 spring, 40^(a?iOc rejected, 87@46Hc. It Paul Union Stock Yards. S./UTii Sr. PAUL, Nov. 18, 1885. HOGS—Market about steady with Sat urday yards cleared early to local pack ers. Range of prices *3.ii-C$3.40. CATTLE—Market steady: good demand for fat cattle and goad h«avy feeders, not many of receipts offered mostly Westers ng E mt. SHEEP—Market slow, too many sheep on ti»e market. Receipts: Hotfs, 20J cuttle, 4"0 calves, 5 hlieep, 1.3'Ju. Chicago Union Stock Yard*. i nit Auo, Nov. 18, 1*W5. HOGS Market rather slow, prices weak 10 low, r. Sales ranged at $3.40^5 7i) for light |3.40((i i7t for mixed *-.4u(V«:(. T5 for heavy packing and shipping lots f.50 lor rougti. CATTLE—Market steady to stronger. Beeves, $3. l&(o. 1 D'« cows aud heifers, fl.4J(a3.tV). 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