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ST. PAUL OFFICE,
ROOM 27, UNION BLOCK.
COB. FOURTH AND CEDAR.
J. ADAMS, Editor.
Como Block, 325 Dearborn St
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C. V. ADAMS, Manager.
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The inconsistent prejudice against
color which exists in this country, that
boasts of its freedom for all mankind,
"would be really amusing if it was not so
obnoxious to those upon horn its effects
fall. The following excerpt for a New
York correspondents lett er will give
some idea of the extent of its existence
in the metropolis of this country:
"Usually "good social circles" are all
agog whenever a real, genuine Simon
pure, live foreign count, duke or lord is
in the city, in which event the titled
idler is eagerly sought for, worshipped,
feted, wined and dined, loaned money
and diligently sought for in maniage.
Just now, however, there is an excep
tion to the rule, and "good society"
holds itself severely alooi from the
veritable honest and worthy Court de
Delva. "Why? Simply and solely be
cause he is as black as the ace of spades.
He is a Haytien by birth, and during
the reign of that famous despot, Empeior
Soulongue, his father was at the head
and front of the aiistocracy of that
petty empire. He is tall, well-propor
tioned, symmetrical, and in every
respect an elegant, gallant and highly
accomplished gentleman. He was edu
cated on the continent, in the best
schools, and has resided in Paris since
childhood. is frequently seen in
the proscenium boxes of our theaters
and at our famous restaurants. He is
unobtrusive, polite, graceful, a very
charming conversationalist, a fine
linguist, and accomplished in music.
was surprised at the way the "color
line" is drawn everywhere here, having
traveled very extensively throughout
Europe and seen nothing of that kind.
is a bachelor, and thus far none
our society belles have captured his
title and fortune, both of which he
A few years ago Colored people in the
South were not usually affected by yel
low fever, and they were the main de
pendence for nurses when the dreadful
scourge visited that portion of the
country. Now -a-days it is no longer(the
exclusive property of the whites and
Colored persons are stricken just as
others are. During the present harvest
of death going on in the infected districts
hundreds of Colored people have been
stricken down and died. The liberal
citizens of the North have sent thousands
of dollars to the sufferers in the South
and among the dollars so sent are many
dropped bv the Colored people to swell
the amount to assist in relieving their
disease stricken brothers.
One of the Kepublican measures that
has benefited many poor people is high
license. Before the high license bill
was passed there were 77 grog shops
in the city of St. Paul now there are only
335, can any one say that the poor have
not been benefited. The income from
the low license was $77,000, the income
from the high license $335,000. The
number of rum holes is 435 less 100
more than one half, and the income of
the city increased $258,000 or 37,000
more than three UmeB what it was "be-
fore, Is not that a favorable showing?
Miss Mary McRoy, of Chicago, is visit
ing our city.
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Anderson are
very happy over a little daughter.
Joe J. Sullivan, in "Maloneys visit to
America" at the Olimpie to-night.
Mr. and Mrs. 0 D. Howard arrived
in the city from Des Moines Thursday
Next week the great drama Martha
the factory girl will be performed at the
Mr. Will Muncie, of San Francisco, en
route to his home irom thejEast passed
through the city one day last week.
The Olympic is doing excellently, the
shows aie giving great satisfaction and
pleasing big audiences nightly. Next
week they will have Minnie Burrough's
Burlesquers. The olio will be fine and
the performances will conclude with an
extravaganza entitled "Earl Darnley."
Don't miss it.
The Cathedral was packed Thursday
morning with spectators to witness the
ceremony of conferring the pallium
upon Archbishop John Ireland. The
ceremony was a very impressive and in
teresting one. After the ceremonies there
was a banquet at the Ryan and in the
evening the streets were illuminated
and the visiting c/ergv, the committee
and distinguished guests were driven in
a procession through them. The occa
sion is a memorable oue for the North
The cosy residence of Mr. and Mrs.
Milton Fogg was invaded last Monday
evening by a number of friends who
tendered a httle surprise to Miss Mag
gie J. Fogg prior to her departure to
Chicago and thence to Nashville, Tenn.,
her old home, on an extended vi&it.
The evening was pleasantly spent in vo
cal and instrumental music, dancing,
etc., after which a collation was spread
of which all partook with hearty relish
There were piesnt. Ml. and Mrs. John
Glover, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Murray,
Mesdames W. II. Keyes, D. Horton,
Lucy Dandiidge, Mrs. J. Johnson, of
Birmingham, Ala Miss Leona Landre
Messrs. E. S. Adams, of Hot Springs,
Aik., C. A. Mason, J. Irvm, C. V.
Boice, W. Weir. Mies Fogg, started on
her trip Thursday.
We insert this week the adveitise
ment of Messrs. Julius and Louis Her
mann's fashionable carriage line. These
young men re from Homer, Neb.,
where their father, Mr. M. J. Herman,
of the firm of Nash & Hermann, con
ducts a large geneial merchandise store.
He and his family are highly respected
in Homer. The county paper, the
Homer Herald, makes the following
mention in their last issue- "Miss Ida
Hermann expects to start on Saturday
for Chicago. She will spend the winter
in Chicago and St. Louis. It will be
very lonesome for Mr. and Mrs. Her
mann to have Ida go away as it will
leave them without any children at
home. Mary and Louis have only been
gone a short time. Ida will be missed
by her many friends."
The Hermann brothers have shown
their pluck and enterprieze by starting
out as fine carriages as can be found in
the city and the Colored people should
not fail to encouiage them by employ
ing them whenever they need car
riages. I Honor or our next Governor.
The first grand political demonstia
tion of the state campaign took place
Wednesday night in honor of our next
governor Hon. William "Ft. Meiriam.
There were 1,500 of the Republicans of
Minneapolis present and an equal num
ber of Ramsey county, who formed in
a procession and maiched through the
illuminated streets to the residence of
our standard bearer. Mr. Merriam
was introduced by Mr. George Thomp
son and addressed the crowd in fitting
tei ms after which all were invited to
partake of his hospitality. The Col
ored people were well represented in
the throng and all were highly enthused
over the occasion.
The Mass Meeting.
The mass meeting of Colored citizens
called for Tuesday evening at the dis
trict court house was quite largely at
tended. The newly organized brass
band under the leadership of Prof. J.
Waddle was on hand and discoursed
fine music. The Garnett club drum
corps under the leadership of Mr. W.
Bloom was also on hand and surprised
the natives with their skill. The meet
ing was called to order by Mr. T.
Lyles when Mr. J. Q. Adams read the
call and stated the object of the meet
ing. Mr. T. H. Lyles was elected chair
man and Mr. E. P. Wade secretary.
After considerable parliamentary spar
ring a committee of seven on permanent
organizalion was appointed as follows-
L. F. DeLyons, J. K. Hilyard, S. E.
Hardy, J. H. Jackson, Thos. Jefferson,
J. H. Thompson and a committee
of five on iesolutions as follows: J. Q,
Adams, F. D. Parker, G. C.Allen, Field
ing Combs and J. H. Luca. During the
abscence of the committees Col. A. A.
Jones, Rev. W. Gray. D. Saunders,
N Butt, and others made speeches.
The committee on permanent organiz
ation reported as officers of the Ramsey
County Colored club, T. H. Lyles, presi
dent J. Luca, H, Howard, vice
presidents E. P. Wade, secretary
H. Beasley, assistant secretary Robert city
Banks, treasurer. Also, an executive
committee of fifteen. A wrangle over
the adoption of the report took place
and the result was the porti on of the re
port referring to the committee waB
meeting then adjourned without hear
ing the report of the committee on res
being manifestedl. The Sabbat.h school_
was very interesting and had 68 present,
Mrs. Russel and Mrs. Isabell Berry are
will be of great benefit to the school.
The evening service was interesting.
The attendance \T|was very large.
Strangers visiting St. James church are
often heard to remark, "that is one of
the finest and most orderly congrega
tions I have ever seen." The choir
rendered an excellent program, the
solo by Mr. Mason was well rendered.
One came forward and one arose for
prayer. Fully 150 people by rising
promised to remember these two, in
prayer ere sleeping. In the morning
$7 .00 were subscribed toward the pay
ment of a bill owed by the trustees.
A cordial invitation is extended to
all to be present to-morrow evening.
Everybody, no matter what his calling
or condition, is cordially invited to at
tend bervices, no personal illusions are
ever made and no person's feelings are
ever hurt, all are welcome and treated
with courtesy. This is the people's
A Grand Affair.
The most recherche affair which has
taken place in society circles for months,
was the reception given by Mrs. T. H.
Lyles Monday evening in honor of Mrs.
J. W. Matthews of Chicago who is visit
ing her. Mis. Lyles has entirely re
modeled her residence, and has added
four rooms, making twelve in all. I is
furnished in hard wood in the most ap
proved and aitistic style. Stained and
nilrlanLmi Iri m i *l/\ l,
doorsn, aridi verandasa have bee
addefdl also making ift th. handsomesit.
house owend by any Colored resident
in that ultra fashionable residence
zieighboibood. The furnishings and
decorations throughout the entire man
sion are in strict keeping with its ex
terior architectuial beauty and the mis
tiess ot the palacial residence makes
all at home who enter her doors.
The beautiful residence of the
iiostess -was thrown open from toy to
bottom and was filled with beautiful
ladies in superb toilets and gallant
gentlemen in dress suits. The refresh
ments served were delightful and all
who were present had a splendid time.
Mrs. Lyles was assisted receiving
her guests by Mesdames I. Hill, A. G,
Russell, F. D, Parker, J. A. Thomas.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. I.
Hill, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Loomis, Mr.
and Mrs. J. K. Hilyard, Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. F. D.
Parker, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Davis,
Mi. and Mrs. R. C. Howard, M". and
Mis. S, Waidron, Mr. and Mrs. Allen
French, Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Henderson,
Mr. and Mis. W. H. Cl.iy, Mr. and Mis.
Stephen, Harris, Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Turner, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Kirtley,
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Brown, of Chicago
Mesdames J. W. Anderson, A. C. Rus
sell, L. A. Roberson, T. H. Gnswold,
Carrie "Webb, of Des Moines, IT
Williams, MargaretEpps. J. B. Johnson
Addie Henrv, J. A, Thomas, H. Churr,
Geo. Duckett, J. W. Hackney, Jas.
Jones Misses Blanch Parker, Hattie
Johnson, Lulu and Nellie Griswold,
Alice Lawrence, Rosa Hill, Alice Thomp
son, Cora Jackson, Mamie Dover, Celia
and Vodie Roberson, Ida Gibbs, of
Oberlin Dodie Roe, Bertha Heathcock,
Cora and Florence French, and little
Blanch Dearwood Matthews Messrs.
Hezekiah Parker, A. A. Jones, of
Indiana E S. Adams, of Ho Springs,
J. Whitney, of New York W. J.
Lofteii, B. W. Buekner, V. D. Smith,
W. D. Bloom, J. E. Talbert, Jas. Dover,
Ben Henderson, Arnie Hill, W.
Elliott, Lewis Wilson, Chas. Fogg, O. D.
Howard, Chas. Parker, Harry Wilson
V. Smith, G. A. Gooden, Geo. Harrison,
Richmond Taylor, Joe Anderson, D.
Haidin, Will Frances, John Allison,
W. Queen, John H. Luca, Chas. James,
W. W. McCoy, TH E APPEVL.
Mrs, Matthews will be the guest of
Mrs. I. Hill next week.
Garnett Drum Corps
Is prepared to fill engagements for
parades of all kinds at reasonable rat es
Orders left at R. C, Muncer's music
store on Third street between Minne
sota and Robert will receive prompt at
tention. Or address
I. W. HICKS, Manager,
No. 553 Sibley.
W. D. BLOOM, Director,
No. 173 W. Third.
Odd Fellows Hall, Wabasha street
between 3rd and 4th streets, opposite
Grand Opera House. For societies,
balls, sociables, festivals etc., etc., at
reasonable rates. Inquire of
stricken out and the rest adopted. The J. Johnson, of Faribault, Minn.
A E ChurchNotek
Sabbath was a bright beautiful day.
The morning services at St. James were
unusually hugely attended. There is a wvc^
deeply increasing spiritual interest
1 *r i i M1n
J. COQUIRE, Chrin. Committee.
"The Burlington" (C. B. & N, R. R.)
will sell tickets to almost all points in
Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louis
iana, Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, New
Mexico, Indian Territory, Kansas, Colo
rado, Nebraka, Wyoming, Minnesota.
Dakota and Montana, at the low rate of
one fare for the round trip. Dates of
sale, August 21st, Sept. 11th and 15th,
and on Oct. 9th and 23rd. For tickets
rates, and any information, apply to any
agent of the C. & N R. JR., or write
to W. J. C. Kenyon, Gen. Pass. Agent
St. Paul, Minn.
Mr. J. Moore, of Chicago is in cur
The Minneapolis Exposition closes
this week for the season.
Mrs. J. Carr has returned from a
pleasant visit to Mr. and Mrs. W.
Mrs. M. Holt, of St. Paul, was in the
citv Tupsdav, visiting Mrs. C. A. Briton
of 211 Washington avenue North.
Misses Kitfie and Mammie Wilkens,
of North St. Paul was in to services at
he St. Peters A. E church
Mr. and Mrs. VVm. Smith entertaineu
ladies and gentlemen las
%vrvk i a evening at. their residence 507
Tr""*"f1h Fourt street South.
Excelsior club gave a very pleas-
added to the corps of teachers, and as ant reception and ball at Plummer's
Doth are lauies of culture, and former Fost hall, corner of Washington and
school teachers, it is expected that they First avenues last Tudesay evening
Quite a number of persons were pres
ent and all had a pleasant time evident
ly. Messrs. C. A. Briton and Wm. Don
nell managed the affair with great cred
it to themselves.
The Hennepin County Republican
club met at Freya Hall 505J Washington
avenue South Tuesday evening. The
president, Mr. T. E. Wilson called the
meeting to order stating that the execu
tive coir/raittee had done nothing with
the exception of one man after which
the committee were dispensed with and
the following persons were appointed:
Wm. Alexander, First Lieut. W. R.
Rogers, Second Lieut. J. A. Joyce,
Third Lieut. Wm. Smith,Fourth Lieut.
J. L. Neal, Z. W. Mitchell, J. T. Thur
man, T. E. Wilson and A. G. Plummer
made short speeches.
"Ray," the new play of Maggie Mitch
ells, and which she will present at the
Grand next week, is a comedy-drama,
the scene of action being laid in Penn
sylvania. The plot is said to be very
entertaining and the role of Ray admir
ably suited for Miss Mitchell. The com
plete repertory for the week's engage
ment, which commences Monday, is as
follows: Monday to Thursday, inclu
sive, with Saturday matinee, "Ray."
Friday evening "Fanchion," Saturday
evening, by request, "Little Barefoot."
The leading support of Miss Mitchell
this season is Charles Abbott.
Chicago, Sept. 26, 18S8.
To my Fellow Citizens of the Third Sen
For the first time in the history of my
life, I find myself the nominee of a rep
presentative political body, and soliciting
vour suffrage in the pending contest
I do not do so as a blind partisian of eithei
of the old parries. Having been nomi
nated by the United Labor partv, sub
mit my claims to the inteligent indepen
dent voters of this district, believing that
the time has come when the people of
our race can no longer look to the Repub
lican party for that representative posi
tion which by our numbers, our inteli
gence and our heretofore blind devotion
we have followed that party thron-h
adversity as well as prospeiity. While I
have ever been an ardent and devoted
member of the Republican party, I believe
the time hus come when we must *y our
conduct, teach them that they do not own
us body and soul. While duly recogniz
ing the obligation we are under to that
party for the emancipation of
from human bondage, I also recognize the
the fact that we have not received that
recognition by the members of the Repub"
hcan party of this county that our large
vote, mainly cast as a solid body was en
titled to. In the last county convention
we were not only not recognized by giv
ing one of our race the nomination as
une of the fifteen. County Commissioners
but in spite of the unanimous protest of
delegates, a man was nominated for the
office of Coroner of this county, who by
his official action has made himself obnox.
ious to every member of our race.
As we can not get justice from the
Republican party and do not evpect it (or
do we want it) from the Democrats, we
are hapily in a position to join with our
fellow citizens of the Labor paity. If
elected to the next General Assembly, I
shall do all in my power to support all
measures that in. my judgement may
conduce to the material nrospenty
of our state among which shall be
first, a curtailment of the present extrav
agant waste of the revenue of the state,
Second, to establish such a system of
police protection, as will do away with
the present outrageous system of private
hirelings, as the Pinkerton and other
detective systems. Third, to prevent chil
dren under fifteen being employed
Fourth, to enforce the law, to compel all
paients to send their children to school.
Fifth, The absolute abolition of the con
tract labor system.
Recognizing that in a national canvas
we have no chance, 1 do think that we
can place ourselves in such a position in
this state, that we may be able to hold
the balance of power between the ruling
parties, and then demand such reforms on
behalf of the wage workers of this state,
both whtte and black, as our numbeis
entitle us to. In this spirit I submit my
self to jour kind consideration, and re
spectfully solicit your votes.
11. S. BRYAN,
Candidate for Representative,
Third Senatorial Dist.
Fideli ty Court, No. 22, Heroines of
Jericho have their second installation
of officers at Central Hall Tuesday Oct.
9th. Members, masons and their fami
lies and friends of the Order cordially
invited. Good music.
Mrs. A. Anderson, Chairman
Mrs. C. A. Curl Secretary.
The ruling passion, it seems, is as
strong in trance as in death. Julius
Thomson, near Waco, Tex to all ap
pearances died, was shrouded, coffined,
and about to be buried, when a mule
team ran away with a wagon load of
mourners, and the folks who went to
seethe accident returned to find the
corpse, too, at the window looking on
with a lively interest. Of course the
funeral was postponed indefinitely, it
seems, as the subject is reported as now
able to eat three square meals a day.
4= Harvest Excursions 4=
The MINNEAPOLIS & ST. LOUIS
RY. ("Albert Lea Route") will sell upon
above named dates round trip excursion
tickets to points in Minnesota, Dakota,
Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Mississippi,
Tennessee, Indian Territory and Eastern
Colorado, at rate of ONE FARE for the
round trip. Tickets good 30 days from
date of Sale. Stop-overs granted in the
territory to which tickets are sold. For
information regarding rates, maps, etc.,
call on any agent, or write to
E. A. WHITAKER,
Minneapolis, Minn. G. T. & A
S. A. Bwails has been nominated for
Congress in the Third District of South
EX-GOVEBSOB ALGEK, of Michigan, stud
ied law while working on a farm at five dol
lars a month.
CLAUS SPBECKLES is reported* to have
piacle recently the snug sum of 2,000,000 on
WILLIAM WEIGHTMAN is worth $2,000,000.
He has made most of the quinine for the
MAHXON D. SPAUXDING, who ranks well up
fi. the roll of Boston millionaires, was an II
Jnois farmer boy.
ISAIAH V. WILLIAMS, of Philadelphia, at
120,000,000, is accounted the wealthiest
bachelor in America.
JAY GOULD'S establishment at Irvington
on-the-Hudson costs him $1,000 a week for
expenses of maintenance.
ONE of Chicago's millionaires, Mr. Dale,
sold for $Z5,000 not long ago a lot within the
city limits that he originally paid only sev
enty-five dollars for.
NOBVIN GBEEN, the telegraph king, was a
country doctor Kentucky forty years ago
Now he is doing better. A lucky hit in
finance put him to the front
CYKCS W. FIELD, the millionaire, started
in an humble way. He formerly clerked
for a commission-honse at two dollars per
weeic He has been a saving- man.
THE butter which Senator Palmer, of
Michigan, uses on his table is made from
the milk of his own high-bred Jersey cows,
andcostsbimjthree jdollars a pound.
WORTH A MILLION.
The Red-and-Yellow Koyal Cloak of the
I don't care I wouldn't wear it."
"But see what it cost. You don'1
mean to say you wouldn't wear a cloat
that cost a million dollars said the
stout man in a satirical tone that indi
cated that the woman he addressed wai
The pair had stopped before the royal
feather cloak from the Sandwich Islands
that is spread out fan-shaped in a ase
in the National Museum. This cloak is
computed to have cost in labor $1,000,-
000. The native name for it is mams.
In the days when a Hawaiian beau oi
belle wanted little clothing-, but wanted
that gorgeously colored, this cloak oi
mantle would have been considered oi
more value, aesthetically and intrin
sically, than a shipload of Worth cos
tumes, and its happy possessor might
truly be said to be in high feather.
Since the natives have adopted wide
trousers, lawn-tennis shirts and four-in
hand ties, its value lies chiefly in the
traditions that surround it. The man
tle, which is semi-circular, is 4 feet
long or deep, and it is 11 1-2 feet wide
at the bottom and 23 inches at the top
where it goes around the neck. The
entire outer surface is made of feathers
of fine texture, giving the whole the
appearance of plush. The prevailing
colors are red and yjllow or orange
The body is decorated with large fig
ures, crescent-shaped, of either red oi
yellow feathers. The upper and lat
eral borders are corded and decorated
with alternate tufts of red, black and
A legend on a label states that this
feather cloak formerly belonged
to Kehuarkalani, one of the high
est chiefs of the Sandwich Islands.
After the abolition of idolatry in
1819 that chief rebelled against the
reigning king and attempted to re-estab
lish the ancient religions. A sanguin
ary battle was fought and Kehuarkalani
was slain, and this cloak, which
he then had on, fell into the
hands of the conquerors and
thus became the property of King
Kemehameha, by whom it was present
ed to Captain J. H. Aulick, U. S. N..
in 1841. The cloak is now the property
of Captain Aulick's grandson, Rich
mond Ogston Aulick, who deposited il
in the National Museum. The greal
value of the cloak is due to the long
time required to secure the feathers thai
compose it and to manufacture the
The foundation is a net-work of olona
or native hemp, and to it are attachec
by fine thread of the same material the
feathers of birds found only in the
Hawaiian Islands, and very rare there.
Recent writers have declared that the
bird is now extinct. The feathers are
woven in so as to lap each other anc
lie flat, forming a smooth, plush-like
surface. The inner surface is withou
lining and shows the olona net-worl
and the quill-ends of the feathers. Th(
cord of the upper margin is prolong ec
so as to serve as a fastening at the
throat. The yellow feathers are ob
tained from the Oo or TJho, and as stat
ed, are of great value, as the bird is
rare, very shy and difficult to capture
and it has but a very small tuft of these
feathers upon each shoulder. The
black feathers are from the head anc
back of the same birdits genera
plumage being a glossy black. The Oc
is caught alive by means of bird lime
the yellow feathers are then plucked
and the bird released. The red feathers
are fr om the bo dy and neck of the Dre
panis Coccinea, the most abundant bird
of the Sandwich Islands.
The Hawaiian Spectator, a newspaper
published in 1839, refers to this, or a
similar mantle, as follows. "Kaw
keauli has the mams, or feather war
cloak of his father, Te-Meha-Meha. It
was not completed until his reign, hav
ing occupied eight preceding .ones in its
fabrication. A piece of nankeen,
valued at one dollar and a half, was
formerly the price of five of the yellow
feathers. By this estimate the value of
the cloak wou ld equal that of the pure st
diamonds in several of the European
regalia, and, including the price of the
feathers, not less than a million dollars'
worth of labor was expended upon it at
the present rate of computing wages."
A bunch of the yellow feathers called
hulu was received by the king from his
subjects in payment of a poll tax, and
it required many years to collect the':
material and manufacture one of these
mantles. Until recent years these
mantles were the royal robes of state
and considered the principal treasures
of the crown, but European clothing
has entirely superseded them and they
are not now manufactured. A beauti
ful head-dress for women, called leis,
was made of these feathers.
Another authority states that two)
yellow feathers only are obtained from I
each Oo, and these are found under the
wings. When the much-prized feathers
are plucked the bird is set at liberty.
The price of the feathers, according to
this authority, was one dollar and a half
for three, and the time occupied in
making the cloak was estimated from
fifty to one hundred years.Washington
Nicollet Ave. Cor. 3d St.
Latest novelties from the European
and Eastern markets. Nottingham,
Swiss and Madras Lace and Crepe Silk
Striped Curtains in laige variety.
A magnificent display of Heavy
Portieres in Turcoman and Chenille,
plain centers with handsome figured
borders, and a beautiful selection of
Imported Vienna Curtains.
The attention of intending buyeis is
specially directed to the following lots,
which will be offered tomorrow and
during the week:
150 pairs Nottingham lace curtains,
fine Brussels patterns, 3} yai ds long, 60
inches wide, good value, $4 50 per pair
lor this sale,
ONLY $3 PER PAIR
25 pairs Madras curtains, ol yards
long, 56 inches wide, worth $6 per pair
for this sale,
ONLY $4 50 PE: PAIR
50 pairs, Turcoman Portieres, never
sol 1 for less than 55 per pair for this
ONLY $3 75 PEE PAIR
20 pairs Chenille portieres, same
quality as others ask $10 per pair for
ONLY 7.50 PL-R PAIR
50 pairs Chenille poitieres, extra
quality, regular price 15 per pair for
0\L\ ?10 PER PAIR
15 pairs imported Vienna curtains,
rich and elegant designs for this
ONLY $12 vzu PAIR
Great lots, slightly soiled, at prices re
duced about one-third.
150 pairs white blankets former price
$2 per pair, reduced to
$1.35 PER PUR
150 pairs white blankets former price
$2.50per pair, reduced to
1.75 PER PAIR
50 pairs white blankets former price
$3.50 per pair reduced to
$2.50 PER PAIR
50 pairs whi te blankets, extra size and
weight former price $7.50 per pair, re
$4 PER PAIR
20 pairs California blankets extra
fine, former price $7.50 per pair, re
$5.50 PER PAIR
In addition to the above we ar** show
ing an immense assortment of the cele
brated North Star Blankets, and the
productions of tne most popular mills
in this country.
Horse blankets in all grades,
FHOM: S I TO $G EACH
Just received 20 more bales of those
fine Sateen covered comforters wh"c
others sell at $2.75 each, but which we
will continue to offer at
ONLY $2 EACH
Mail Orders Receive Careful Attention.
THE SAVINGS BANK OF Si PAUL
Rice Block, S. W, Corner of Fifth
and Jackson Streets.
Five per cent, interest paid on time
deposits. Money loaned on improved
city proDerty. Transacts a s-neT.l-
banking business. Capital, 150.000.
Surplus and undivided profits, $20,409.-
38. Open Saturdays from 6 to 7 p. m.
John S. Prince, President. EdvH .J.
St. James A. M. E. church, corner
Fuller and Jay streets. Sabbath ser
vices, 11:00 a. m. Wednesdav evening
prayer meeting, 8 p. m. Fridav even
ing ass, 8:00 p. m. Rev. Jbhn M.
Henderson, Pastor, residence, 173
Char.es street. Days lor pastorial visits
Monday and Tuesday. Days at home
Weduesday and Thursday. Weddings,
funeials and the sick, piompth attend
ed to upon notice.
REAL ESTATE, LOANS AND
224:* Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis*
Boom No. 1
Property for Sale in all parts of the
city. Money to Loan on City or Farm
property. Abstracts rnisbed and
MINNEAPOLIS and St LOUIS
AND THE FAMOUS
Albert Lea Route
Two Through Trains Daily
FROM ST. PAXIL and MINNEAPOLIS
Without change, connecting with the
fast trains of ali lines for the
EAST AND SOUTHEAST
The direct and only line running thi ough
cars between Minneapolis and
DES MOINES, IOWA
Via Albert Lea and Fort Dodge.
Direct Una Watertown, Dakota
Solid Through Trains, 2
raraPGLIS AND ST, LOUIS,
and the princip i cities oi the Miss
issippi Valle connecting in
Union Depot for all points
South an i
IVilany Hours Saved and the only
Lino running Two Trains Daily to ECsn
Sas C5ty, Lea\Pnworth and ntebison
making connections with the Union Pa
cific and Atchison, Topeka and Saute
6^F~ Close connections madem TJn.on
'Depot witn all trains of the bt. Paul,
Minneapolis & Manitoba, Nothern Paci
fic, bt. Paul & Duluth Railways, from
nd to all poiuts North and Northwest'
Remember the Tiamsofthe Minne
apolis &St. Louis Railway are composed
of Comfortable Day Coaches, Magnifi
cent Pullman Sleeping Cais, Iloiton Re
clming Chair Cars, and our justly cele
brated Palace Dining Cars.'
8^*150 lbs. of Baggage ~"vcke Free.
Tare always as Low "s
a.,e Lowest! For
Time Table*. Through Tickets, etc.
call upon t'-.e nearest Ticket Agent
write to S. F. BOYD,
Gren Tkt and Pass Agt. .Minneapolis
Pioneer Lodge, No. 12,A.F.A.M. meets
the 1st and 3rd Mondays in each month.
Lodge room on Jackson below Seventh.
All Master Masons in good standing are
invited to attend.
NELSON TAYLOR, "W. M.
JAS. WOODPORK, Sec.
Stevens Lodge, No. 113. A. F. A. M,
meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays in each
month at No. 198 W. 3rd street. All
brother Masons in good standing are
TALEOTT Busn, W. M.
J. 1 COQUIRE, Sec.
Bethel Chanter, No. 28. A.M.,meet3
1st and 3rd Thursdays in each month at
ho. 198, W. 3rd street. All Royal Arch
Masons in good standing are always
J, F. Cc^nuB
TiLBOTT Bu&ii, tec.
Pilgrim Commandery, K. T., No. 22.
holds its regular monthly conclave the
2nd and 4th Thursdays in each month
at their asylum, btevens Lodge hall. All
Sir Knights in good standing are cor
W. HAMPTON, E. G'-
CHAS. MORGAN, Rec.
MarsLodge, G, TJ. O ofO. N 2202,
meetR every second and fourth Wednes
days, hall No. 317 Wabasha street, be
tween Third and Fourth.
W. J. GAKDNER, N. G.
THO^ R. KING, P. S.
Brotherhood of Railway Porters meets
1st and 4th Thursday evening at Pioneer
Lodee Room, Jackson, betwen 6th and
A W. BBJLGG, Master Port3r.
D. E. B&ASLCY, Secretaiy.
St. Anthony Lodge, No. 2827. G. U, O.
of O. F. meets at No. 220 Nicolett Ave.,,
every eaeeed and fourth Monday eve-
G. E. ANDERSON, N. G.
W. MITCHELL, P. S.
'Wonders exist in thousands ot
forms but aresurpa.se'l by tne mar
vel ot iavea fcion. Those who are in
need of prontable work that con be done
while living at home should at once send
their address to Hallett A Co., Portland
Maine, and receive free, full information how
eitner sex. ot all ages, can earn irom S3 to S2S
per day and up-waida -wheievet Vney \w.
Yon are started free. Capital not required*
Some have made over 550 In a single day at
this work. AU succeed.