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BATTTEDAY EVENING, MARCH I), 1901.
Books and Authors
THE LITERARY OUTLOOK
AN AMERICAN' BOOK EDITED FOR THE ENGLISH MARKET BY MR. HARMS
WORTH, CALLED "MR. TRUNNELL," A STRONG NOVEL OF THE SEA BY
T. JENKINS HAINS—THE AUTHOR AND EDITOR AT PLAY—A NEW NOVEL
BY CAPTAIN HAINS.
j~— __EW YORK, March 7.—1 have recently had the good fortune to look over a
|7W|| C°P-V of au American sea story edited by Alfred Harmsworth for an
l^llj Eußlisa edition. The comments and side notes which Mr. Harnisworth
Ij made on the copy are of more than ordinary interest, not merely because
mBLJ he is a multimillionaire editor, but rather because they display the ability
and keen insight to see and do the right thing which have brought millions to him.
The booh is "Mr. Trunnell," with a subtitle of 'Mate of the Ship Pirate." It was
written by T. Jenkins Hams and was published in this country a year or more
ago. It was duly copyrighted in England but no English publisher to whom It was
offered would undertake to bring it out over there, because, as most of them said,
it was a little too strong and too American for the English taste. Captain Hams
did not press the matter or offer to make any changes for an English edition, but
this winter, while a guest aboard the captain's yacht in Florida waters, Mr. Harms
worth offered to go over the book and edit it for the English reading public. Captain
Hams accepted the offer, and the story will probably appear in London during the
coming fall season.
As I have said, the annotations by Mr. Harmsworth are of more than usual In
terest. After questioning a few American terms, the editor strikes a speech of
Trunnell, the burly old mate and hero of the tale. "Not a bleeding one," says Trun
nell in reply to a question as to whether any passengers are aboard his ship. Mr.
Harmsworth had underscored the word bleeding and written on the side, "This is
a very dreadful word never printed on our side." As the same word occurs five
times in the next two pages, some American critics might Judge that the author
had overworked that expressive adjective. Farther along in the story one of the
ship's officers cries out, "Then, blast you, if I don't make a sailor of you before you
get clear of the ship." and on the word blast the English editor has written the
note, "Almost as bad as the sanguinary epithet, so often heard but never seen on
our Bide." Again, opposite a reference to Coney island, he has written, "A local
allusion understood only by those who have seen the Elephant." From this same
editor, who is probably the most successful in the world, we learn that English
writers use the word cabin instead of stateroom and that "cough up" is a term not
understood in England. Occasionally the editor has exhibited a sense of humor.
He asks whether a cuspidor is an animal or a musical instrument and pertinently
inquires whether the girl in the story, who will not laugh at one of the captain's
Jokes, is an English girl. Mr. Harmsworth's impressions of the story seem to be
good, for he has written bits of commendations here and there. He evidently be
lieves that Captain Hams can write of the sea, for it is the ocean life and descrip
tions that have drawn the most praise from him.
Indeed, as a writer of sea stories and sea fiction in general, Captain Hams is
entitled to considerable respect. I do not know that he ran away to sea as a boy
and endured the many hardships that seem to have been common to writers of this
class, and I do not believe he had the varied experiences at sea which fell to the
lot of Frank Bullen, who was cast adrift at eight years of age. His point of view
also is different from that of the other sea story writers, because he does not be
lieve that the common sailor is emit led to so much respect and sympathy as is
generally given him. All this, however, is somewhat off the subject. Captain Hams
seems to have found favor with one of the greatest editors of the present time, and
if he proves to be the right kind of a godfather, this author's future success will
be assured. At any rate, "Mr. Trunnell" will doubtless appear before very long in
London and unless Mr. Harmsworth is a false prophet, the book will be a decided
success.
At odd times Captain Hams is employed in work on two or three new books —
one a volume of short stories, something similar in character to "The Windjammers."
and another a novel which he promises will surpass "Mr. Trunnell." During the
coming spring his new story. "The* Cruise of the Petrel" will be published serially
and the book will be issued before the end of the present season. It is a story of
sea life on a sailing vessel during the war of 1812—the times when privateering was
common and sailing craft had to look sharp to avoid capture by the enemy. The
hero of the tale is a boy who starts out to work his way up as a master of ship,
win a fortune, and come back to claim the sweetheart of his schooldays. Part of the
Btory is historical and is based upon the log book of Captain Hams' grandfather,
Admiral Jenkins. Admiral Jenkins is known as the author of several works on
subjects connected with the navy and his book of instructions is still looked upon
as an authority.
I do not know why the sea has such a decided interest to readers, but certainly
■within the past few years the growth of this kind of literature has been remarka
ble. I hope it will continue to grow. It is a sturdy, manly kind of expression of
vigorous life. We are becoming more and more interested in these "swift shuttles
of an empire's loom." which are weaving all the ends of the earth together. The
sea is an ever mysterious subject. We shall never know it thoroughly, but we are
glad to have these men who have lived upcn it and loved it as their "own lives tell
Ua what they know about it. —Herbert Brewster.
Adjudged Insane-la "Five Months
in a Mad House" we have what purports to
be an actual experience of a man who was
kept in an insane asylum for five months, en
during all the tortures which are set forth
in one of Charles Reade's fascinating novels.
It is a terrible ex(M>ri«uco, indeed, and one
which has, no doubt, been felt quite fre
quently. The author, whose name is not
given, very earnestly pleads for laws com
pelling publicity in insane asylums, especially
those of a private kind. New York: The
Press Exchange Company.
Social Reconstruction —i n John Cole
man Kenworthy's "The Anatomy of Mis
ery" he gives his ideas of "sound doctrines
of social reconstruction," based on unselfish
conduct or true ethics. He postulates
"wealth" as all products which are good to
be used and enjoyed by man. No others
can be included in "wealth," whose prop
erties are usefulness and beauty. And labor
should employ all tools to facilitate produc
tion and benefit body and mind and not con
flict with beauty and fulness of life. Our
present system of production, the author
thinks, fails in every direction as we have
inferiority, insufficiency, harmfulness, etc.
Every member of a community should work
according to his capacity and distribution
be made according to individual needs. Pres
ent disastrous social conditions result from
"organized violence" of the will of a class.
Property should be distributed to all ac
cording to their ability to use it, their ca
pacity and need. This will come by the ad
justment of men to each other and to na
ture. Slavery remains yet to be abolished,
for the laborer is "still a slave," selling
himself to an employer. Land should be used
equally to promote the welfare of every
member of the community. Considerable
space is devoted to the unequal distribution
of money and the author pronounces condi
tions "terrible," because private property
rights exist. He would upset the whole ex
isting system, not by physical revolution,
but by individual example, which would seem
to be asking much of the reader who may
not have a dollar of surplus money to "dis
tribute." If private property is to be
"abolished" there will have to be some
stranger force than this. Prodhon tried to
get men to believe that property is a
"thief," but he could not persuade them.
Boston: Small, Maynard & Co.
The Flavor of Poetry-One looks
long in these days for the fruity flavor of
true poetry in the masses of verses called
poetry. A very small amount of gold is
panned out. In William Griffith's "The
House of Dreams" there were found some
evidences of a true singer and in his "Ex
cursions" there are grace and suggestion
enough to intimate larger possibilities. Here
la ru "Excursion:"
All day long a irass
Of dull leaden nails pass
"Vender clawing the glass
Where a woman has grown
Old with haggardness known
To Remorse borne alone:
O the white flame of pain
Burning over her brain:
O the pitiless rain!
Kansas City, Mo.: Hudson-Kimberly Pub
lishing Company, luH-lulG Wyaudotte" street.
Looking Back— i n r>The Nineteenth
Century. An Utopian Retrospect," Haveloek
Ellis represents two philosophers of a future
age discussing the spirit, temper and facts
accomplished of the nineteenth century. One
of th»m looks upon that pericd as stupid and
uninteresting and the other argues that it is
not to be despised and contained interesting
developments, if Uie people were not very
highly civilized from the later standpoint.
They were credited with a certain savaeery of
mind and disposition which made the whole
earth a vast scene of bloodshed. Christianity
Is characterized as "an admirable instrument
in crushing and pacifying weaker peoples."
"When they had crushed some small nation
they always presented it with a large stock
of Bibles, which were printed and pub
lished by a national fund established for the
purpose, and as all sense of humor had beeu
killed out of the conquered race, the Bibles
■were generally accepted thankfully, whether
In order to save their souls or to obtain a
tree supply of wasie paper, was not always
clear to those who supplied the Bibles."
There ar? other flings at Christianity and the
determining nations are charged with keep-
Ing on hand the religion of anarchism for
use among the masses t,f their own industrial
centers—a creation of the politicians. After
the settlement of the whole world was ac
complished nations were suppressed as na
tions, as they were regarded as constituted for
essentially inhuman purposes, which "pre
vented the rise of a truly human civilization
on a national basis." Newspapers in the
nineteenth century wsre adjudged the tools
at capitalists, the n«ws being ug«Jd as a
HEW BOOKS
mere bait, but the philosopher admitted that
the newspaper "took the mar. of tint age into
a larger world; it taught him to be interested
in the things that happened far beyond his
own personal range: it fostered the feeble
germs of humanity within him." The philo
sopher found that science w;is "enslaved to
ignoble causes" because it lent itself largely
to commercial progress.
This is interesting if not strictly in accord
ance with the facts. Boston: Small, Maynard
& Co. Price, fLS.
A Great MlHNioiiary Conference—
Last year there was held in New York the
great ecumenical missionary conference, so
called because the missionary effort of the
religious bodies represented has for its ob
jective the whole inhabited globe. The con
ference was not ecumenical in the sense of
the early ecumenical councils of the Christian
church at which all portions of the church
were represented. Jt was a grand gathering,
however, of the vital forces of the gospel
propaganda and furnished evidence of the
transforming power of the gospel over all
sorts and conditions of men, which the ene
mies of the Christian faith could not refute
or ignore. The reader of the two large oc
tavo volumes of the report will find a fascin
ating story of progress from beginning to
end. He will find the difficulties and ob
structions and discouragements of the work
fully set forth also. And yet this confer
ence did not by any means represent the
whole Christian church. It, in fact, repre
sented chiefly the churches called "evangel
ical" when it should have reflected the mis
sionary spirit of the whole of Christendom.
It, however, surely gave cavillers at Chris
tian missions some new and pregnant ideas
of facts accomplished. New York: Ameri
can Tract Society, two volumes.
Literary Notes.
Hurst & Co., New York have issued a
' Minnehaha" edition of Longfellow's "Hit
watha," with illustrations and portrait of the
poet.
The new edition of Oscar Fay Adams' "A
Dictionary of American Authors" contains
more than 7.500 names, with information
about each of the authors named.
"Ghost of Rosalys" Is a tragedy of souls
by Charles Leonard Moore, not lacking in
fine invention, but rather lugubrious—
leidoscopic, indeed," but dark colors predom
inating. Philadelphia: Postofßce box 178.
The National Civil Service Reform League,
New York, has published the proceedings of
the annual meeting, Dec. 13 and 14, 1900 in
New York city. '
A volume on Greek sculpture will be issued
I this month in the Riverside Art Series by
; Houghton. Mifflin & Co.
i The Macmillan company announce "The
Heritage of Unrest," by Gwendolen Overtoil.
It is a novel of frontier and army life.
Alnslee's Magazine for March contains
among other interesting features, a history
of the Miles-Corbin feud, by L. A. Coolidge
with illustrations; an interesting account of
the leading "yellow" journals and their en
terprise is also given. ,
The Macmillan company announce "The
I'lowers and Ferns in Their Haunts."/ by
.Mrs. Mabel Osgood ■ Wright.
C. W. Dillingham Company, New York
have issued "The King of Honey Island "
a story by the late Maurice Thompson
which was first published in 18S3 '
There Is a very pleasant illustrated sketch
of Seville in the March Harper, by Arthur
Syinons. iy'” • :: " v.
"Pleasures of the Telescope" is the title of
a new book by Garrett P. Serviss, to be issued
by D. Appleton & Co. This firm announces
a new edition of Pere Didon's famous "Life
of Jesus Christ"; a revised edition of General
) J. H. Wilson's book on China; "A Royal
Exchange," a new novel by J. MacLaren
Cobban; a new manual, "Some 111-Used
Words, by Alfred Ayres and "Betsy Ross"
a new romance by C. C. Hitchkiss.
Helen M. Winslow, who wrote that clever
I book, "Concerning Cats," is a member of the
, editorial staff of the Boston Transcript and is
I also editor of the Clubwoman, organ of the
, women s clubs of this country, and president
j of the New England Women's Press Associa
tion. „
Pearson's Magazine for March, among other
| interesting features, contains a very inter-
I esting illustrated paper on Florida- an lllua
j irated account of the new submarine craft
the Argonaut, which is at home in the seas
bottom; an illustrated paper showing the
curious forms assumed by water thrown from
a bucket secured by a camera and a chapter
of interesting natural history facts by L
Robinson, M. D. New York: Xos -13-45
Nineteenth street.
To the March Century John Bach McMaster
contributes the second paper on Daniel Web
ster, discussing him as a leader of the oppo
sition in the house from 1810 to 1823
George W. Smalley contributes to the
March McClure an interesting illustrated arti
cle on England's new king, Edward VII In
the same number there is an interesting se
ries of portraits of the late Queen Victoria.
The New Amsterdam Book company New
York, will reprint Maurice Thompson's "Milly
or At Loves Extremes." which was first
published in 1885. It is likely that other
stories of the lamented author will be retub
lished.
General Charles Kin,' contributes a capital
THE MINNEAPOLIS- JOURNAL.
story of cadet life at West Point to the
March Lippinoott.
There is a very exquisite poem iv the March
Atlantic by Edith M. Thomas, entitled "The
Flutes of the Gods,' based upon a Hue from
Crito.
The March Outing is a most attractive
number, l^ere are entertaining stones and
sporting slmtches, among them an interest-
Ing illustrated paper on Norway's national
sport—ski-running—by T. W. Schreiner.
Among the interesting articles In the March
Prank Leslie are "The Wrecking Train," by
Percival Rldsdale, who tells all about the
process of clearing away railway wrecks; a
valuable paper on "Bird Haunts in Norway,"
by R. W. Shufeldt, and papers on child study
and the arctic expedition of the Duke of
Abruzzi.
The March Century contains a very inter
esting illubtrated article by Waldou Fawait
(illustrated by E. L. Bluuieuseheiu) on th«
mining of iron in the Lake Superior region,
notably in the Minnesota districts like the
Mesaba range, where big steam shovels
Bcoop up the ore like sand. The author gives
a full account of the wonderful labor-saving
machinery and the life in the mines. He
says that, while there is a sufficiency of ifon
in the hills about Lake Superior to charge
ull the blast furnaces in the world for many
years to come, it is equally certain that not
all of it Is of the same high grade hereto
fore sent out, viz., it does not contain so
heavy a proportion of iron and so slight a
percentage of phosphorus.
Houghtou, Miffliu & Co, announce "A Pil
lar of Salt," by Jennette Lee, a story of the
trials of an Inventor's life. The same firm
have issued the third volume of "Letters to
Washington," edited by Stanislaus Murray
Hamilton, embracing the years 1758 to 1770.
Houghtou, Mifflin & Co. announce "Tlie
Life and Literature of the Ancient Hebrews,"
by Lyman Abbott, 1). D.
The March Review of Reviews contains,
among other valuable features, a character
sketch of Edward VII., by W. T. Stead.
The March number of Lippincott's contains
a completed novel by tbe late Maurice
Thompson entitled "Kosalyude's Lovers," a
trery beautiful love story aud exquisitely and
gracefully written. Jt is, withal, a real
American story with American atmosphere,
and readers will very deeply regret that the
gifted author will write no more.
The Banner of Light Publishing company
has issued a biography of Judge Osrar W.
Streeter of Minnesota, with some poems tho
distinguished pioneer has evolved from his
I brain, including "A Dream of Life in Other
Worlds, with God in Everything." The biog
raphy of Oscar W. S'reeter, "The Homeless
Boy," has been written by a very friendly
rand, which has noted every passage in his
life and every beneficent public act for his
fellow men. Several portraits of Mr. Streeter
adorn the volume. Boston: Banner of Light
Publishing company.
The February number of the National Mag
azine contains an interesting article on "Af
fairs in Washington," by Joe Mitchell Chap
pie, with mauy illustrations, including por
traits of distinguished men and women in
public life.
The international jury of the Paris expo
sition awarded the American Book company
« grand prize in both elementary and sec
i ondary education text books, and a gold
I medal in industrial and commercial education
text books, and two silver medals in other
departments.
The March Harper is rich in fiction. There
are stories by Zitkala-9*. "of the Sioux tribe
of Dakota, " "The Soft-Hearted Sioux";
Mary E. Wilkins, "The Portion of Labor,"
part 1; Melville Chater's "Thicker Than
i Water"; Bret Harte's "Col. Starbottle for
| the Plaintiff"; Lynn R. Meekins' "The Trust
j Issue at Stouetor>"; Archdeacon Brady's "In
! the Box Canyon of the Gila": Edith Whar
j ton's "The Moving Finger." The third part
of Gilbert Parker's novel, "The Right of
] Way," appears.
The Game of Chess,
Edited by Guy M. Thompson.
No. 24. Saturday, March 9, 1901.
Address all correspondence to the Chess
Editor, Minneapolis Journal. Solutions, crit
icisms and contributions invited.
DIRECTORY OF THE TWIN CITY CHESS
CLUBS.
The Flour City Chess and Checker Club,
309 Nicollet avenue, Minneapolis, Minn.
St. Paul Chess and Whist Club, in Hie
Globe building, Fourth street entrance.
I Minneapolis Chess and Whist Club, in the
Kasota block, Hennepin avenue and Fourth
street.
Visiting chess players, while in the twin
cities, are invited to use the rooms of the
chess clubs. , . >
Problem Xo. 24.
Composed for The Journal by Xels Nelson,
Hopkins, Minn.
BLACK—FIVE PIECES.
I §» hm 'MM a
fatfM m/M *Hi • •
I mm ■ Hi fMi\
Mm H*Hi
i W%4 0W HW%
„, .. - - mM \
I W/'W:
-HI mi ai .-m&\
WHITE^TEX PIECES.
White mates in two moves.
Result of International Tournament.
Interest in the progress of the internation
al tournament at Monte Carlo, which has
been wound up, was unsually well sustained
and t'ne destination of the prizes was not de
termined until the thirteenth and final round,
begun on Wednesday, was concluded. In this
respect it differed from the big contests
wherein Lasker has been a competitor, inas
much as the world's champion is generally
in the habit of establishing his supremacy
well in advance of the final stages. His ab
sence on this last occasion enabled Janowski
—the Frenc'n champion—to attain the goal of
his ambition —the place of honor in an inter
national masters' tournament.
This is by no means an empty distinction,
even if the field from which be won could
not be compared with those of Hastings
Nuremberg, Vienna, London or Paris. While
he did not have the pleasure of counting
among his discomfited opponents such men
as Lasker, Pillsbury, Maroczy and Burn, it
should not be forgotten that he distanced
Schlechter, the acknowledged champion of
Austria, and one of the most prominent fig
ures in the chess world during the past dec
ade, not to mention Russia's champion, Tschl
gorin, Blackburne, the English, professional
champion, beside a number of others whose
fame is but little less than their*.
Schlechter, who shared first prize with
Pillsbury at Munich last year, has in recent
tournaments won his individual encounters
from Janowski, but this time the Parisian
proved to be the conqueror, and the result
practically settled matters as far as these
two were concerned.
As usual, the winners' score Is noticeable
for the scarcity of draws. He played through
out ten rounds and defeated eight of his
opponents, losing to Mason and Alapin- drew
in the eleventh with Marshall, whom*he sub
sequently defeated, and finally drew both his
games with Marco.
If the new rule for the replaying of drawn
games was intended to discourage them or
in any way to prevent their recurence the
tournament was a flat failure, for the aver
age was certainly not decreased. If its ob
ject was to favor the better players, It was
eminently successful, as none of the prize
winners except Tschigorin lost a supplement
ary game. Janowski had one "double-head
er"; that is, two drawn games with the
same opponent, and won his other supple
mentary game. Schlechter twice tallied a
brace and twice won in the play-off Scheve
drew with only two of his adversaries and in
each instance repeated the offense.
I Tschigorin neither suffered 'nor benefited
from the rale, for he drew twice with two
opponents, won one on the play-off.and lost
! another. The same can be said of Mieses
| who drew both his second encounters • If !
the title of "drawing master" can properly i
be applied to any one, Alapin now deserves
it. His record is quite a remarkable one and
the fact that he lost only one game to Marco :
and did not let a prize winner get the best
i of him in individual play redounds greatly to
I his credit. Of the twenty-one games actually
| played by him, fourteen, or just two-thirds
were drawn. Twelve drawn games were had
with six of his opponents, and the other two
were both beaten by him In the play-off
In summarizing the results, it is found' that
twenty-five, or over a quarter of the total of
ninety-one scheduled games, were " drawn
and that, upon being replayed, thirteen were
again drawn. Marshall and Marco both drew
eight games, Qunsberg seven and Mason and
Winawer both six. In adding the total num
| ber of drawn contests, it should be borne in
mind that the figure must be divided by two
in order to determine the number of games
actually played. The list of successful com
petitors, with their prizes, ie as follows-
First— Janowskl of Prance, 6,000 francs
Second—C. Schlechter of Austria 3 500
francs. B . • • s
Third and Fourth— . between ' T Van
Scheve of Germany and M. I. Tschigorin of
Russia, 2,600 and 1,000 francs respectively '"':
Fifth—S. : Alapin of Austria, 800 francs '-'i j
Sixth—J. Mieses of Germany, 500 francs
Baron Rothschild and Isaac L. Rice pro
vided the special prizes of 500 and 250 francs
for the best played and the most brilliant j
games, respectively, and these are yet to be j
awarded. In addition, there were about 1,500
francs," to be -divided, among the •> non-prize
winners to help defray their expenses."' :.?!->■
"Appended Is a complete table at the score*
■ :'.""; .. ' '■•■*"' -'■?■'■ ■ ' ' '*- "'.*;"' ■[ -:,\
of all the competitors at Monte Carlo, show
lug the crosg play iv. detail:
f\ HI .... i vTi & ? Players. :8'
%..., ... 1 1
Vi .'.;.. 0 1 %, 0 0
4 111 1 1 ;
Vi V* . .Marco 0 Vi .... 01 1
Ms % 1 %% !
% 0
| 7 1 1
0 1
% . 1'
%11 .... 1
% 4 1
| 1 1 ....!
Total 1
Didirr forfeited game* to .Marshall and
Winawer.
The figure 1 in the abve table indicates that
the player defeated his opponent in their
regularly scheduled game and, similarly, the
figure 0, that he lost to his opponent; V*
signifies a drawu game aud that the player
lost the second game with the same opponent,
called for by the rules: % means a drawn
game and that the player won the second
game; tt stands for two drawn games be
tween the name opponents.
Ciauie Xo. 5-.
The subjoined consultation game was
played some time ago at St. Petersburg:
GIUOCO PIANO.
White— Black— White— Black—
M.Tchigorln, A.Levin, M.Tchigorin, A. Levin,
H.Seyboth. E.Schiffers. H.Seyboth. E.Sehiff"r3
1 P-K4 P-K4 23 Kt-KS Kt-K tsq
2 Kt-KB3 Kt-QB3 24 Kt(K3)- BxKt
I B-B4 B-B4 B5
4 Kt-B3 Kt-B8 25 KtxßU Q-QB2
5 P-Q:-. P-Q3 M P-Kl Q-Kt3
li B-K3 BxB(a" 27 K-R2 Q-Kl'i
7 Pxß Kt-QR4 28Q-B3 R-KB2
S B-Kt:: Ktxß 29 P-KKt4 P-QR4
9 RPxKi P-B3 30 P-Kts PxP
UfCaetlei Castle 31 P-B;; Q-B4(g
fIQ-Ksq B-K3 32Q-R5! P-KKU
12 P-R3(b Kt-Q2 33 QxP(Ktu) PxKt
13Q-Kt3(c P-B3(d :'.4 RxP Kt-B3(h
14 Kt-KR4 P-QR3 X RxKt R-KKt sq
15 P-Q4 K.t-Kt3 36QxRch! KxR
16 QR-Q sq Q-K2 37 RxR Q-K6(i
17 P-Qr. PxP 38 R(B7)-B3 Q-R3
18 PxP B-Q2 (j)
19 P-K4 QR-B sq 39 K-R3 K-Kt2
20R-Q2(e K-R sq 4" R-Kt3 r-h K-R sq
21 QR-KB2 Kt-R sq 41 R-B7 P-Kt4(k
22 Kt-Q sq Kt-B2 42 R-Kts Resigns
(a) In conjunction with his next two
moves, recommended by Steinitz. The sec
ond player secures an advantage for the end j
game, but the two open files are often the
means of subjecting him to a powerful at
tack.
(b) 12—Kt to KR4, Qto Q4; 13—PxP, PxP;
14—P to Q4 is also a good continuation.
<c) P to KKt4 seems to be very good at
this point. If 13—* • * P to KR4, then
14—Q to Kt3.
(d) 12—* * * P to KB4, would be disad
vantageous because of 14—PxP, BxP: 15— P
to K4. The move selected, however, involves
black in difficulties. In Its stead, we would
propose 13— * * * P to Q4 as- 14—KtxP
could not be played because of 14 —* • *
Q to 82. The probable continuation. 14—
PxP. PxP: 15—P to Q4, Pto K5: 16—Kt to
KR4 would have rendered black's task less
arduous than the line of play selected.
(e> For the double purpose of concentrat
ing the rooks on the KB file and clearing the
way for the QKt.
<f) 25—PxB looks very tempting because
of the continuation. W— Kt to Kt6 eh., PxKt;
27—Q to R4 eh.. followed by 88—PxP. Black,
however, has an effective defense in 25— * *
* X 10 Xt sq.. and if then 26— Kt to Kt6,
PxP; 27—PxP, Pto KB4. If. however, 26—
Q to Kt4, then 26—* ♦ • R to KB2: 27—
Xt to Kt6, Q to QB2, and white's attack is
spent.
<gj If 31—* * * QxP, white continues
same as above.
(hi Compulsory! U RxR, then 35—QxR,
and mate cannot be adverted. 35— * • * Xt
to Kt2: 36—Q to B8 eh.
(i) P to KR3 or 4 would have deferred
defeat.
(ji Threatening mate.
(k) King and queen are paralyzed, so
black can only move his pawns.
U) A most remarkable position! After
some waiting moves by white (for instance,
X to Kt3 and back), black's pawn moves
are exhausted and he must put his queen en
prise.
The Game 01 Checkers.
Edited by \\ . H. Grlmihaw.
Black
go go go |o
oB°B°B°H
Hognoggogjo
HS 9 8
B H B ■98 ■
B £9' ■ S 9
y; B-Bi fl|
White
THE MEM SET
FOB. PLAY
White
THE BOARD
NUMBERED
The black men will cover squares from 1
to 12. The white men will cover squares
from 21 to 32. The black men should move
first.
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A Trap to Be Avoided.
GAME XO. 1344—SINGLE CORNER.
11-15 29-25 16-20 19-lU 14-18
22-18 4- 8 28-24 7-14 23-14
15-22 20~2;i $-12 .30-25 918
25-18 12-16 22-28 11-16 15-11
8-11 2-1-19 10-15 IS-W
B win 3.
(a) At last move white enters trap No. 281,
and black proceeds to win as follows:
IS-2S 27-18 20-27 31-24 2- 7 B wins
Study the single corner and learn to draw
wit'n the white side. You will Soon win a.
majority of all the games you can play.—
Editor.
Problem \o. 584.
BY O. L. FOSS, ALQONA, IOWA.
For Th* Minneapolis Journal.
Black—:,, 25; kings, IS, 20, 22, 24.
" ! wts Wz&fc ''I$M. 'ztiMk'
m . ®'5 "wm
\£fo ® .V-; ■*» mm wk
S H Hf
•»■•■•
i/:>;. ;» C^ ;#3
White—lo, 14: kings, 1, 6, 12, 16.
White lo move and win. Can you solve it?
The pieces are sometimes reversed in color
in diagram. Always look at numbers.—
Editor.
Game So. 1346—Maid of the Mill.
• By J.T. Patterson, Jarrow-on-Tyne. >
11-16 .28-24-12-19 t; 22-17|a 22,-26 15-10
22-17 4-8." 23-16 6-1011 21-23 23-18
8-11 32-28 :.,, 11-16 .., ,26,-23 16-24 117
17,13 6-10 16-11 19-26.' 23-18 ,
15-18' 24-19 -'.-7-16-"; 30-23; 16-31 ,;
28-14 15-34 ' 20-11 -15-18 18-15
9-18 28-19 i 15-1& • 23-19(2 - 31-26
24-20 -1- 6 —-25-22 18-22- Id- 6
11-15 31-26 , } - 18-25 ,- 19-15 ■ ',■ 2- 9
26-23 8-11 29-22, 10-19 .13-6
10-14 ,19-16 - 10-15- ,817,-10 ;' 26-23
•: ,vi' '•■ .----•' ■"■-■' • '.'-.... s Drawn.
•■ (a) In the 1 English. championship tourney
A., Jordan i played 27-23 here, and : lost to ,R.
Atwell by 14-18, etc.: 22-7, seems to draw. .a;
- (1) 14-18, 26-23(b>, ■ 19-26, 30-14, 6-9, 13-6, 2-18,
17-14, 16-19, 21-17, (..awn. :.>;.,.. . s
(b) 11-7 loses by 2-10, 26-23. " 19-28, 30-7. : 2-11,
27-23,; or 27-24.*. i-». btacJfTrtna- V'
(2) 13-9, 10-15, 17-10,' 5-14. (c)10-6(3), 2-1,
21-17, .14.21,-23-5, 16-10, 5-1, drawn. w
<- (C) 10-7 4 Ml, 21-17, 14-21, 23-7, 15-18, 7-3,
drawn. • ' •;■•*- •*- *."'■■:»• •■■'■'■' ■■.*•-' --i--vs „•
. . ; .„... Variation 3. . :'
21-17 .10- 6 23-19 11- S 4-8 15-19
14-21 25-30 • 26-23 15-10 27-31 22-17
23-14 6 1 19-18 8-4 8-11 19-15
15-19 20-26 . .23-19 ■ 10-14 31-26 ,17-13
14- 9 27-23 16-12 1- 5 11-15
21-25 19-24 19-15 \ 24-27 26-22
8 wins.
—Glasgow Herald. '
Game No. 1340—Kelao.
Played at the Chicago club between Charles
Hefter and Joseph Workman. Hefter'B mov«:
10-15 28-14 9-18 27-24 , 11
--23-18 15-19 22- S- 11-15 24-20
7-10 24-15 1-11 26-22 »-M
26-23 10-19 -27-23 14-18 20-11
3-7 23-16 6-10 20-16 23-26
30-26 12-19 „ 23-16 7-11 17-14
9-13(a 82-28 12-19 16-7 / 26-30
24-20 • 8-12 31-27 2-11 '
5- 9 ' 18-14 10-14 21-17
. Drawn
(a) The editor defeated Edward Crowell at
the Chicago club, June 12, 1593, as follows:
9-14 - 23-16 16-7 15-24 29-25
18-9 12-19 Si 2-11 31-27 S-12
5-14 ,'27-23 32-27 21-31 25-22
22-17 8-12 4- S 17-13
11-16 23-16 27-23 31-22
24-20' 20-16 19-24(0 25-
16-19 7-11 28-19 10-15
Denvir won.
(b) 15-18 would lose by 24-19, etc.—Editor.
(c) The following is the correct route for a
draw:
11-16 23-16(d 14-18 14- 9 22-25
25-22 12-19 22- 6 24-27 29-22
8-12 13- 6 „ 31-22 9-13 26-10
31-27 . 19-24 2- 7 27-31
6- 9 28-19 "* 1-10 21-17
17-13 15-31 7-14 31-20
16-20 . .6-2 2"-24 17-14
Drawn, John T. Denvir.
(d) 13-6, 19-24, 28-19, 15-31, 6-2, 20-24, 23-19,
31-27, 26-23, 27-85, 29-22, 24-27, 2-6, 27-31, 6-15,
drawn.— T. Denvir, Inter Ocean.
Game No. 1347.
By H. G. Brooks, Glasgow Herald.
11-15 13-22 .13-17 8-11 15-19 27-31
23-19 2".- 9 a) 25-22 23-18 23-18 1- 6
9-14 6-13 17-26 1- 6 1)19-24 10-15
22-17 29-25 30-23 27-23 27-23 18-14
£- 9 8-11 b)ll-16 c)l2-16 24-27 d)ls-lS
26-23 23-18 20-11 31-27 9- 6
9-13 3- 8 8-24 6-10 2- 9
24-20 IS-14 27-20 •■ 14- 9 14- 5
15-24 . 10-17 4- 8 10-15 7-10
28-19 21-14 32-27 18-14 ' 5- 1
And leaves a nice little problem for the
Herald critics to wrestle with. What result,
gentlemen, please? ,
(a) An interesting innovation, original
i with Veteran Martins.
(bl—He trapped G. Buchanan, who played
1-5 here and lost thus: 1-5. 27-24, 2-6, 31-27,
6-10. 14-9. 5-14. 23-18, 14-23. 28-18, white wins.
(c)— This move 1 thought would win arid
correct game 2 (contested in the first round
of the Scottish tourney, 1899, between R.
Stewart and A. B. Scott), but I have my
doubts about it. What think the critics? R.
Stewart played 6-10 and A. B. Scott finally
drew. See Tourney Book, page 9.
(d)—l calculate to force the win by 31-27,
6-10, 27-9, 10-12. 9-6, 12-16, 6-2, but it won't
act. Instead of 6-10 play 14-9, 27-18, 6-10,
drawn.
19-23 9- fi 7-I't 1- 6 32-28 *14- 9
27-24 2-9 5-1 10-15 6-10
23-27 14- 5 27-32 18-14 28-19
•Although blacks are not in the majority,
is it a benefit or a burden?
Problem of >l. U. Myers.
Black, 12, 28; king. 32. White. 31; king. 23.
31-27 27-24 23-26 20-27 16-31
12-16 16-20
White wins.
Solution of Problem Xo. BM.
Black, 6, 10, 11, 14, 18, 19, 22: king, 28.
White, 8, 15, 24, 31; kings, 4, 5. 12.
Sft-S 14-17 6- 9 11-27 28- 8
30-21 7 5-16 31-24
Black wins.
The following solvers are correct: S. L.
Hisht, St. Thomas, N, D.; Hiram B. Sleeper,
Wahpeton, X. D.; Charles Pierson, Aberdeen,
S. I).; D. N. Hunt. Redfleld, 3. D.; W. E.
Losey, F. W. Wallich, Hull, Iowa: J. B.
Morrlseey, Sioux City. Iowa; Amos Butler.
Albert Lea. Minn.: J. E. Bigelow, Alexandria,
Minn.; John Druey. Elgin, Minn.; S. E. Hall,
Foxhome, Minn.; G. L. Melcher, Rochester,
Minn.; D. E. Fleming, Vernon Center, Minn.;
C. P. Hill, St. Paul; W. E. Miner, A. M.
Bunkman, Minneapolis; Ellwood Grimshaw,
H. T. Cooper, Deadwood. S. D.: L. S. Head,
Albany. -V V.: Dr. W. E. Truax, Brecken
ridge, Minn.; John Lamb, Seattle; I. P.
Ketchum, Madison, Wis.: H. T. Lauderdale.
Delroy Getchell. Robert Raine, D. A. Scrim
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Kehoe, C. A. Merrill, Fred Brlggs, all of
Minneapolis.
Checker Chatter.
Menomonie, Wis., Feb. 2a, 1901.—Checker
Editor Journal—Dear Sir: Noticing your re
cent criticism of the Draughts World's re
marks concerning the Barker va. Jordan
match reminds ire of an exuberant expression
made in the December number of that popu
lar magazine, which to my mind ought to be
subjected to a little analysis. It says: "Jor
dan returned to his native land with the
championship in the hollow of his hand."
Many checker players, including myself, are
of the opinion that the championship is not
held by Jordan quite so easily as that—in
fact, they do not believe he holds It at all.
If there is an express understanding among
the fraternity that a drawn championship
match decides nothing, then technically Jor
dan still holds whatever title he had to the
championship before the match. But there
is no sound reason why a drawn match •'de
cides nothing." A "no contest," as In chess
and other games than checkers, of course,
"decides nothing," but a drawn match at
checkers decides something, very decidedly.
It decides that the players are each entitled,
not only to a great amount of credit, but to
equal credit. The Boston match showed Bar
ker every bit as good as Jordan and even a
shade betteV, as he won the last won game,
showing staying qualities. I claim the cham
pionship is in abeyance—in waiting. For, If
Barker is required to win from Jordan in or
der to acquire his title, and Jordan is only
required to draw from Barker in order to re
tain it, the contest is unfair, and there is not
an equality of opportunity for both players
more is required of one than of the other, I
share the opinion of many other players, that
so-called "champions" have things too much
their own way regarding conditions of play
ing, etc., and right here is a good time to In
sist that Barker be entitled to as much of the
championship as Jordan, unless there were
express stipulations in the articles of agree
ment to the contrary. Championship contests
such as are held yearly by the Scottish play
ers are conclusive and satisfactory. But this
championship of the world "business," with
the conditions all on one side, named and in
sisted on mostly by one player, should be
relegated to the shades. No good judge of
match playing believes that Jordan can defeat
Barker, or Ferric, or Freeman (and several
others). Very respectfully,
—E. A. Beniamin.
To the Editor: There has been a little wind
blowing during the past week, and I wish to
say that nearly all championship* are decided
by playing matches at checkers of all possi
ble openings, because that way shows the
truest test of checker ability. Until some
one feels prepared to play me a restricted
match I think I am clearly entitled to the
< hainpionsblp.
A St. Paul man by the name of Mr. Blair
claims to be a champion, but as there are
about thirty men ie the state whom he can
not defeat, his claims are rather absurd.
1 will post $5 with you as a forfeit to play
him a match of any kind if he desires to meet
me. Let us say a little match for $10 aside.
Respectfully, —Bert Titus.
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« oiumerclal Club.
Forty players were in attendance at the
second match of the Commercial Whist Club's
tournament, on Monday night. Sykeg and
Jennison, east and west, made high soorp
for the evening, arid Nicholson and Van Nest
made the top score with the north and south
hands. The score:
NORTH AND SOUTH.
Nicholson and Van Nest
Smith and Gaugelhoff lmik
■lordan and Wellington 209
Oandall and Crandail 207
Uendrix and Warner 205
Kittenhouse and Ely 200
Peck and Armitage 200
Gable and Gable 198
Burgess and Capen 196
Shepard and Brush 192
Average . 20:;
EAST AND WEST.
*>yke« and Jennison , 199
Taylor and Carpenter 198
Hechtel and Latbron 193
Graham and Hitchcock m
Byers and Higgs 187
Wright and McMillan 18t>
Kaymond and Fisher 186
Begyeh and Flannery 179
Butters and Hanson 177
Maxon and Dennis 173
Average 187
The Local Tournament.
Nineteen tables were in play at the regular
whi«?^Jl Bht game of the Minneapolis
Whist Club. Bechtel and McMlchael made
7i!\' SCOre for the evening and are wearing
}= mna bad 8 for the week. Following
is the detailed score:
_ SECTION' A.
14th j 15th
PLAYERS. J?fM MatCh- li Gain>
- • x-s.'e.w, N-S. E.W
Kerr-Montgom'y. I 106 | 17
Kerr-Hemphill .. ! ! 109 ) 4
; Bagley-Wade .... j 89 ■ 95
Todd-Tuttle 93 92
Cook-Emery 102 8« ! 2
Boutelle-Poehler. 106 108 5
Frank-Van Deren 89 101
Gardner-Moulder 99 • 84 ' 4
Flsh-Wadsworth. 96 106
Lum-Strong ...... 95 105
Barnes-M'Kusiek 100 I 89 i 3
Wolford-Hobart. 93 . 109
Dalby-Canfleld ... 102 90 i 6
Phelps-Wllcox ... 105 106 7
Pike-Guiwlts ..... 90 99
Vera-Kilbourne .. 95 109
Brooks-Lederer ... 100 . 86 ''
Fox-Hayes ....... 97 100
Hendrix-Chase ... 88 ' 96 U 8
Thomp'n-Glotfe'r 90 ' ■-.
Jenks-Moffett .... 86
1 . ■* V i j I
■ Average ...... | 99 1 96 I] 105 \ »0 ]
SECTION B.
I 14th !| 15th I
Match." Match.' ■
' PLAYERS. I-— {I ; —
■ |N-S.|E.W| |Qain
Fab'st'k-Nich'son. 103 I " i 100 ;, 6
Burgess-But'raeld 103 ' | 97
Man ley-Shannon . 103 i | 101 " 2
! Sykes-McMlllan ..99 i 98
! G'nderian-Heyw'd 89 106
P'rkins-Malmstedt 88 103
Thomp'n-Glotfe'lr 92 *
Maxon-Pierce 92 95
Barney-Satterlee . U9 * 98 9
Bechtel-MQMloha'l 112 . | 94 11
Taylor-Longbrake 96 97
Pratt-Nash 83 i 89 !
Carpenter-Gerh'dt »6 92
Lewis-Brinsmaid .' 90 104
Briggs-Jenntson .'. 106 '91 9
Harris-Caswell ... 97 101
Parsons-Travis ... 97 94 3
Paul-Barnard 98 101 4
Gray-Hlgbee 106 • ■ 94 4
Jenks-Moffett .;... 87 ■ •
Average ....... | 101 94 101 1 94 _^
The Leading' Pairs.
The standing' of the tea highest pairs in
the local tournament at the end of th« fif
teenth match was as follows: • • ■
Matches Trick
• • ■• • ' won. «core.
1.. Montgomery-Hemphlll 14 , 62
2. Gray-Htgbee ...13 44
3. Barney-Satterlee .......12 50
4. Hendrix-Chase , 12., .^34
5. Jones-Jennison • ll^i 52
6. Paul-Barnard ».r. 11 *£ 44
T. Manley-Shannoa ..„ ...11 .34
8. Cook-Candee .„ lOVi 36
9. Lewis-Brinsmald ..............10% 28
10. Pugh-Hobart .....10% 2
('hallenses for Trophy.
The Duluth club is the next challenger, and
their team will play the four from the local
club, at Minneapolis, next Saturday. A
close and interesting match is looked for.
The following clubs have challenges filed,
and the date opposite is that, on which they
are expected to be played:
March.
Duluth Whist Club 9
Horlkk (Racine) Whist Club 16
itavenswood Whist Club 2S
Oakes, of Austin 30
April.
Cicero Whist Club 6
Milwaukee Whist Club 13
St. Paul Whist Club 20
Detroit Whist Club 27
May.
Chicago Whist Club 3
Hyde Park Whist Club X 0
l)es Moines Whist Clflb 17
Chicago Duplicate Whist Club 24
Ladies' M»bt.
Twelve tables were in play at the regular
ladies' night game of the Minneapolis Whist
Club, on Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Paul,
east and west, made high score, having a
plu3 of lli 2 . They were closely followed
by Mr. and Mrs. Higbee, who made top
score in the opposite section, with a gain of
10t.,. Folowing is the score:
NORTH AND SOUTH.
Mr. Bagley-Mrs. Parsons 139
Mr. and Mrs. Mix 14fi
Mr. and Mrs. Maxeii , 154
Mr. and Mre. Pierce 143
Mr. and Mrs. Olotfelter 139
Mr. and Mrs. Higbe« 1&5
Mr. Harris-Miss Candee 147
Mr. Moulder-Miss Hamm 144
Mr. Hopkins-Mrs. Merrlck 140
Mr. and Mr 9. Wellington 137
Mr. Dalby-Mrs. Donkey 152
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence 137
Average 144 5-12
EAST AND WEBT.
Mr. and Mrs. Cook 171
Mr. and Mrs. Satterlee 176
Mr. and Mrs. Paul „ 179
Mr. Wilcox-Miss Sercombe 171
Mr. and Mrs. I. Barnes 176
Mr. Ham-Mrs. Moulder 163
Mr. and Mrs. F. Barnes 157
Mr. and Mrs. Vera 160
Mr. Briggs-Mrs. Larkln 162
Mr. and Mrs. Butterfleld 162
Mr. .lennison-Mrs. Barber 166
Mr. Barnard-Mra. Rankla 168
Average ." 167 7-18
A. \\\ L. Trophy lv Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis, Whist Club's four, repre
sented by E. A. Montgomery, John H. Brigg«,
W. A. Kerr and J. H. Hemphill, defeated the
four representing the Chicago Duplicate Club
in the contest for the league's challenge tro
phy at Chicago last Saturday. Chicago led
for the first quarter of the match, being
three tricks ahead at the finish of the first
twelve deals, none of the Minneapolis players,
however, were -worried over the final result,
as every man on the team was playing good
whist, the kind that wins in the long run.
The feeling seems to have been fully Justified,
as the score detailed below will show. The
Duplicates were : represented by the same four
that has played for them In all of their tro
phy contests this year—Messrs. - Z. J. Frost,
H. Templeton. W. C. Coe and W. J. Taylor.
Score, first half:. .-.,.'■
Deals— 12 8 4 5 6 7 8 Gain*.
Minneapolis 11 i 6 2 4 10 9 12— 1
Chicago 11 6 5 2 410 11 12— 3
Deals— 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 1« Oalns.
Miuneapolia. 7 6 8 3 5 9 6 10— 6
Chicago 8 6 9 3 4 8 5 8— 2
Deals— 17 18 19 20 21 22 2S 24 Gains.
Minneapolis 6 0 6 6 8 6 9 6— 9
Chicago 5 6 6 5 8 4 T 6— 0
Score. Begond half:
Deals— 25 2« 27 28 29 30 31 32 Gains.
Minneapolis 8 4 510 7 I 1) 4 2— 8
Chicago 7 6 5 11 6 10 4 1— 3
Deals— S3 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 Gains.
Minneapolis 78519899— 3
Chicago g 12 5 1 9 10 10 7— 7
Deals— 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 Gain*.
Minneapolis^ 10 6 5 6 611 8 4— 6
Chicago ...*. ■■■■■■10 6 5 4 5 11 7 3— 0
Total Gains—Minneapolis, 27; Chicago, 15.
Minneapolis Whist Club wins by 12 tricks.
Umpire—John T. Mitehell.
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_Leave^| •Daily. TKxcept Sunday. | Arrive.
* 7:soam|Cnicago,La Crosße.Milw'keej*lO:sopiri
* S-.OOpir^Chicago.La Crosae,Milw'k6e;*l2:uopiu
* 6:2spmiChicago,La Crosse.Milw'keei* 3:2Upm
*7^opm Chicago-Pioneer Limited *B:2oam
* 3:4spmjClie"go, Paribault, Dubuque *10:Ci0am
t3:oopmi.Red Wing and Rochester. fl2:3opm
t 7:soamjLaCrosse, Dub., Rk. Island no:sopm
* 7:soamjXorthfield, Paribo, Kan. Cy • 6:lspm
f9:ooamj... Ortonville, Milbank ...|tu:4spin
* 7:35pm Ortonville, Aberdeen, Fargo : * 6:55 am
t 6:sopm;.Xorthfleld, Faribo, Austin.|flO:ooam
v^fi^ TICKET OFFICE
/a?n&\ 19 Nlcollet Block.
\AMmejj MSlirtikjj Stttics, lCianpclli.
y^fflifW Union Station, St. Paul.
%SLp'jL>^ Dining nd Pullman Sleeping Can on'
>^«3S>anlp«gandCoa»tTralG».
"Daily. tExcept Sunday, i Eeafe IMti .
nnflo J.XJ. Fargo, Jamestown, '
Helen*. ißutte, Mlssoula, Bpo- QIC* *1 it P
kaas,Tacoma,Beattle,Portlana O.OOm I • "Oil
Dil«t»tKai. In. Fargo,F«rgus 7, ' ' '-■';"
Fallt, Wahpeton. Crookston. *! iflf 6/0*
Gd. Forks, Grafton, Winnipeg O.iUm! O.lUti
Tuse tad L«ei Lilt Uti\. c*. .„ „,. I ,„
Cloud, Brainerd, Walker, tV CC* tC f)(\f
Bamldjl, Fargo [ O.QOh D./Uh
"Duluth Short Lino"
SUPERIOR I no3sg[-^:lo g-
Office, 300 Nic. Phone. Main 860. Union depot '
Leave. | 'Dally. ~fExcept Sunday. | Arrive.
t 9:o3am St. Cloud,~Fer. Falls, Fargo f 6:35pm
t 9:o3am .. Willmar via St. Cloud ..|t 6:35pm
• 9:3oam Flyer to Mont, and Pac. Co • 2:oopm
t 9:4oam Willmar, SuF.,Yan.,Su City t 6:o2pm
t 6:lopm Elk River.Milaca.Saiulst'ne f 9:4oam
t s:o7pm .Wayzata and Hutchlnson. t B:soam
• 7:4opm Fargo. Gd. Forks, Winnipeg * 7:l6am
• 9:oopm ..Minn, and Dak. Express.. * 7:ooam
EASTERN MINNESOTA.
t 9:2oam|...Duluth, West Superior...lf 6:oopm
•12:01am|...Duluth. West Superior...]* 6:loam
Sleeper for 12:01 a. m train ready at 9 p. m.
Mlnnnaapolls & St. Louis R. R.
Office Nic House. Phone 223. St. Louis Depot.
Leave. "1 ■ * Daily, Ex. Sunday. 1 Arrive.
0:35 new short line to I . f 6:50
•sSi OMAHA. **25
P* m ' AND DBS HOINES. *' m*
j Waterloo, Cedar Rapids,
19:35 am | Chicago, Kansas City. t6:50 pm
•7:33 pm Chicago&St. Louis Ltd. *8:05 am
+ 9:10 am New Ulm-St. James, * 10:04 am
•5:35 pm Sherburne &Esthervllle t5:ll pm
+9:10 am Watertown&Storm Lake 15:11 pm
* ' ' ~
Chicago Great Western Rk
"The Maple Leaf Route."
City Ticket Office. sth A M collet, Minneapolis
Depot: Washington A loth Aye. S. - -
"fix, Sunday; others daily. | LfiflVß fOf | Mil M
Kenyon, Dodge Center, 7:40 am 10:36 pm
Oelwein, Dubuque, Free-] 7:35 pm . 8:25 am
port, Chicago and East..( 10:45 pm 1:25 pm
'Oedar FallsTWaterloo.Mar- 10:00 am 1 :00 pm
shall tow n, Dcs Moines,; 7:35 pm 8:25 am
St. Joseph, Kansas City 10:45 pm | 1:25 pm
Cannon Falls, Red Wing. 7:40 am 10:35 pin
Northneld ' Faribault,! 5:30 pm 10:25 am,
Watervllle. Mankato. | [ •■
Mantorvllle Local ........) 5:30 pm| 10:25 am
Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sauit See. Marls
Office. 119 Guaranty~Building7"Telephon* 1341.
Depot, 3d and Washington Area 8.
Leave. «Dally. tExcept Sunday. | Arrive.
• 9:45 am .... Pacific Coast Points.... •6:lspm
• :35pm;...Atlantic Coast Points. ..j^l>:2oais
' Depet~stli~and~Waßb.ington Avis: N. •
t 6:16pmj.... Glenwood Express ... .It B:4sam
t 8:66 am).... Ralnelander Local ....|t <:ooptu
Uiflinatnn Dnilta Office, 414 Nicollet. .
DBfllflgtOß HOQII. 'Phone 843. Union Depo;
Le<.ve for] Terminal Points. |Ar. from
. 7:4oaml.Chicago — Except Sunday. I 1:80pm
'. 7:4oam|.St. Louis—Except ;Sunday. ..........
I 7:2opmiChic. and St. Loul». Daily B:2sam
WISCONSIN CENTRAL R4ILWAY CO.
Office, 230 NicolUt. Phone 1936. Union depot.
' {Leave. | ; All_Traia» Dally. -j^LAn*™;;
:25aml..Chicago and Milwaukee..! B:soam
; 7:o&pm|..Chioaco «ad Milwaukee..! s;3spsa
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