SATURDAY EVENING. MAY 4, 1901,
LOAN & TRUST 10.
Capital ... $500,000.00
Guaranty Fond. $100,000.00
Interest 2* as.
Allowed on O^ 0"
sag. 1 3»%^
WVCSflOTS—ExceUent First Mort
gagee and Municipal Bonds for sale.
TRUSTS—AII classes of Trusts care
fully administered. :
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Whu la Mln.a«*peli« Stop at the New
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MRS. BREWER PARDONED.
Mrs. Brewer, an aged woman, living at 80
Water street, St. Paul, was sentenced to the
St. Paul workhouse yesterday for thirty
days. It was charged that she owned a
vicious dog and as she refused to have the
animal shot she was sent to the workhouse.
Later the woman's son rallied his friends
and visited the capitol. Governor Van Sant,
after listening to the case, issued a full par
don for the 'mother. The dog was shot by
Officer Bahneraan of the central station.
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Sunday only, carnation* lc each, light-col
ored only. 2427 22}4 avwxue S.
Four per cent paid on six months' deposit*,
Title Insurance and Trust Company. -
Write us about pictures for school memo
rials. The Beard Art Co., 624 Nlcollet.
Good reasons why, you should read pages
S. 9 and 10 In this evening's Journal.
The Welsh church's postponed concert will
be held at the church next Wednesday even
ing. •■ • '
Thousands have bought Rambler bicycles
and are satisfied. Why not you? Frederick
Roach, 519 Hennepln.
Osteopathies specialist, chronic diseases;
I*. H. Rheem, D. O. Suite 406. Globe build-
Sweet peas, - pansy, nasturtiums and other
flowers and lawn grass seed at Mendenhall's,
37 Sixth street S.
The Pan-American entertainment at the
University last evening was well attended
and came up to the expectations of the audi
The administration will »ut a stop to Sun
day ball playing near churches. All ball
playing must also be away from the high
The Century News Store, 6 Third street S.
has the largest list of daily and weekly Illus
trated papers and monthly magazines in th«
city. Open Sunday. 9. until 6. . • -.
Protect your silver, other valuables and
papers by using the Safe Deposit and Storage
vaults of the Minnesota Loan and Trust Co.,
313 Nicollet avenue.
The socialist labor party will hold its May
day celebration to-morrow afternoon at its
hall, 34-33 Washington avenue S. A musical
and literary entertainment will be given.
The last social session of the season at
North Star Odd Fellows hall will be in the
form of a masquerade on Tuesday evening
next, and special preparations are being
Dr. Charles Bayard Mitchell, who sincerely
believes in the high mission of the unmarried
woman, speaks Sunday night, in Hennepin
Avenue church, on "Lessons from Jhe Life of
an Old Maid."
Rev. P. A. Hubert, D. D., of Wilberforce j
university, on« of the most pleasing speakers
of the colored race, will make the Sunday
afternoon address to-morrow at the Young
Men's Christian Association at 3:20.
The Smith & Russell Jubilee Minstrels,
Thomas E. Smith, manager, will present a
novel program at. the Soldiers' Home pavilion
Tuesday evening, for the amusement of the
veterans. No admission will be charged.
The Y. M. C. A. meeting at the university,
to-morrow afternoon, will be addressed by
students who have been at Lake Geneva dur
ing the past three summers. They will speak
of different phases of the conference which
will be held In June.
Fire In a building formerly occupied by the
Island Saeh and Door company on Nlcollet
avenue yesterday caused a damage of $100.
The residence of L. L. Stanchfleld, 95 Elm
street, was damaged $150 by fire late in the
The new lodge and clubrooms of the
Knights of Columbus at 322 and 324 Nicollet
avenue are finished. They are complete In
every way and beautifully furnished. .It will
interest lodges and society people to know
that there «re still a few open dates when
the halls may be rented.
Choice mortgages for sale, with the titles
insured. Title Insurance and Trust company.
Major Mlsaps. who is the general secretary
of the northwestern province of the Salvation
Army, with headquarters in Minneapolis, has
left the city on a week's tour of the posts
in South Dakota and Minnesota.
A meeting of the Union Veterans' and Sons'
League will be held at 7:30 this evening in
Alexander's hall. The committee has ar
ranged for a smoke social and entertainment
to follow the business meeting. Senator
Clapp, J. Adam Bede, James A. Peterson and
others will speak. All veterans and their
friends are cordially invited.
A quantity of stolen goods was found by
the police yesterday in a room at the Mer
chants' Hotel. 212 Nlcollet avenue, occupied
for some time by Joseph Peters, now at Man
kato. Minn., to answer for the theft of the
goods. Peters was arrested in St. Paul sev
eral days ago. The police say the goods
found here were the ones stolen at Mankato.
The members of the junior class of the
Hamline university school of medicine have
decided to boycott Dr. Knights. The trouble
arises over the fact that the instructor has
made a former one-year course two-years,
and has announced examinations for the end
of the year, as well as of the course. The
students say that they will absent themselves
from the examination.
Minnesota— Partly cloudy to-night and
Sunday, with probably showers In east
portion; cooler in west portion to-night;
easterly winds. Wisconsin— Partly cloudy j
to-night; porbably showers Sunday and in
west portion to-night; slight changes in
temperature; easterly winds. lowa —
Showers to-night and probably Sunday;
i colder in northwest portion to-night;
southeast winds. North Dakota —General-
ly fair and colder to-night and Sunday;
easterly winds, shifting to northerly.
South Dakota—Partly cloudy to-night, ex
cept showers In east portion; Sunday,
clearing in east and fair in west portion,
colder to-night and probably Sunday;
easterly winds, shifting to northwest.
Montana—Fair .to-night and Sunday;
colder in south and east portion to-night;
For Minneapolis and vicinity—Probably
showers to-night and Sunday.
There have been light rains during the
past twenty-four hours in southern and
southwestern Minnesota, central North
Dakota and the eastern parts of South j
Dakota and Nebraska and in parts of the
British possessions, Montana and Colora
do, and rain was falling this morning at
Denver, Swift Current and Qu'Appelle.
It is warmer than It was yesterday
morning in the upper Mississippi valley,
at Lake Michigan points and in the Red
River valley, and cooler In Montana.
' Frosts occurred last night at Duluth,
j Sault Ste. Marie. Detroit and Buffalo.
i The pressure is high in the lake region,
and low in Nebraska and Kansas.
—T. S. Outram, Section Director.
Maximum temperature for the twenty
four hours ending at 8 a. m. to-day:
Upper Mississippi Valley
i Minneapolis 76 La Crosse 14
■■ Davenport 78 St. Louis 'JO
Upper Lake Region— - <. ":
I Port Arthur 46 Buffalo 52
Detroit 56 Sault Ste. Marie 60:
i Marquette 08 . Escanaba 52 I
j Green Bay 58 Milwaukee 56
I Chicago ...52 Duluth 48
! Missouri Valley-
I Kansas City 72 Omaha 7S j
Huron 82 Moorhead SO j
Bismarck 82 Willlston S4
Ohio Valley a"nd Tennessee-
Memphis S4 Knoxville sS ,
Pittsburg 62 Cincinnati 72 1
Atlantic Coast- -
Boston 54 New York 58
Charleston 94 Washington 70
Montgomery 90 New Orleans .......S4
Shreveport SO Galveston ....".'.. 76
Rocky Mountain Slope-
Havre 60 Helena 48
Miles City 82 Rapid City 72
Denver 60 North Platte ........78 '
Dodge City ...76 Oklahoma 72
ABilene 82 E! Paso 7S
Santa Fe : 52 • 1 >.-:-• i
Portland fiO Spokane
San Francisco o4 Winneniucc*
Los Angeles uli
SETTING CHANNEL MARKS.
The government lighthouse tender Lily has
been making extensive changes in the chan
nel marks and river post lights in the upper
Mississippi. The Lily is now at the levee
lv St. Paul, and will start on her down
ward trip Tuesday. The new McKenzie will
arrive next week from the lower river to
take up the work of clearing the channel
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOUKNAK
THEY START EARLY
Gathering Last Night to Prepare
for Church Convention.
NATIONAL CHURCH OF CHRIST
It Will Be Held in Minneapolis Xext
October—Portland Aye. I'nurcli
When (he special committee of the
Church of Christ on Portland avenue, went
to Kansas City last fall to induce the
annual missionary conferences of that
church to be held in Minneapolis In Oc
tober of this year, there was admiration
for their courage, but not much confi
dence in their ability to succeed. The
chief difficulty was that the membership
of that church is located bo largely in
the central states, Missouri, Kansas,
Texas, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, In
diana, Ohio and lowa. The young people
were successful, however, and the Port
land avenue church, the only one of the
denomination 'n this city, has on Its
hands the tusk of preparing for and enter
taining these joint conferences, repre
senting h church membership of a million
and a half, and bringing together some
times in favorable localities ten to fifteen
thousand people. They are already hard
at work enlisting the aid of the Commer
cial Club, the newspapers, the railroads,
tbe etreet railway company, and any other
agencies or organizations which may be
able to contribute to the success of the
As a kind of campaign opening a ban
quet was served lasi night by the ladies
of the church for the entertainment of
[ members of the committee of arrange
ments and a number of invited guests, in
cluding railroad men. Commercial Club
men, straet car men and newspaper men,
to make them acquainted with their plans
for the convention, and receive sugges
tions from them with regard to what can
be done to make tbe enterprise a success.
Among tbe guests were: Messrs. and
Mmes. S. H. Hall, J. C. Howard, F. R.
Salisbury, John Leslie, John S. McLain,
J. F. McElroy, W. L. Hathaway, Charles
A. Rogers, V. S. Russell, Henry'L. Shute,
John S. Hughes, F. L. Thresher and H. B.
JOURNAL BUFFALO EXCURSION IS POPULAR
The Journal's Pan-American Excursion, leaving Minneapolis June 18, down the
great lakes on the Northern Pacific Steamships, has certainly struck a popular chord
Judging from the responses from all over the northwest. Applications for tickets
have been coming in a steady stream by mail and wire and the indications are that
long before the late of leaving Minneapolis the limited accommodations offered will all
be taken. There is a great chance that there will be many disappointed ones.
As a matter of fact there are just 125 tickets for sale and Journal readers
who have gone on Journal excursions know that means just 125 and no more. To en-
Joy one self on a trip there must be freedom or suggestion from anything like a
crowd and the 125 people who form The Journal's party can be assured com
fort and a good time in large measure.
The steamships are the fastest, finest, largest on the green lakes, the route is
down the great chain of inland seas and is full of rest, recreation, sightseeing and
solid enjoyment and with the special •Journal" schedule enabling visits and car
riage drives about Duluth, Mackinac Island, Detroit and Cleveland 10 say nothing of
all arrangements made in Buffalo and for the day's trip to Niagara Falls there is left
nothing to do for the party but take it easy and have a good time from beginning
to end. It is the cheapest, most delightful trip that can be offered and will be first
class In every respect.
The excursion being limited it will be a congenial party of ladies and gentlemen
and you will be sure to make most delightful acquaintances and ha^ a good time
in a social way you could not expect to have going alone to say nothing of making all
your own ararngements at much greater expense than is asked for a membership
ticket on this trip.
If you would like to enjoy the Journal's party and will send your name and ad
dress it will be a pleasure to send you a descriptive folder giving all details and
answering all possible questions and also some Pan American literature which you
will find interesting.
The Journal's Pan-American Excursion offers the pleasantest and most delight
ful trip of the season and a restful invigorating vacation outing as well besides a
great opportunity to visit Buffalo's great show in the most convenient and agreeable
When you call at The Journal office will you please call between 8:15 and
9:15, 11:45 and 12:30, or 1:30 and 3. Address all inquiries to A. W. Warnock, Excursion
Manager, The Journal, Minneapolis.
The tables were set in the lecture room,
very tastefully decorated with red tulips
and red candles on silver candelabra, and
a splendid dinner was served by the young
ladies of the congregation.
I'se Exposition Bulltliiin.
It is understood that the Commercial
Club has pledged to the church committee
the use of the Exposition building, where
the conventions will be held.
While the Portland avenue church is
not a very large organization in point of
membership, it is emphatically what is
known as a working church. Members of
the organization have taken up this enter
prise determined to make it a success and
to satisfy their church membership
throughout the country that no mistake
has been made in locating this convention
at Minneapolis. In thi.s effort they appeal
to the civic pride of the citizens of Min
neapolis for their co-operation.
Following the dinner, brief impromptu
speeches were made under the direction of
Thomas S. Branham, toastmaster. Dr. Da
vid Owen Thomas spoke of "Our Purposes,"
explaining the alms and objects of these mis
sionary conferences, which include the wom
an's missionary board, the foreign missionsry
board and the home missionary board. S. H.
Hall, chairman of the public affairs commit
tee of the Commercial Club, spoke on the
question, "Is the Church and Commercial
Club a Proper Combination?" Mr. Hall made
a strong plea for '.he inculcation of civic
pride in all citizens so that every one may
take an Interest in everything which makes
for the upbuilding and beautifying of the
city and the promotion of all its interests,
incidentally pledging the support of this or
ganization to every effort to assist the church
in caring for the coming convention.
. John F. Calderwood was asked to tell "How
to Keep Delegates from Sight Seeing." and
indicated quite plainly that delegates would
have a hard time avoiding sight seeing if Mr.
Calderwood had anything to say about it.
The street railway company, always an im
portant factor in the entertainment of pub
lic bodies of this character, is counted upon
for important assistance.
Rev. A. I>. Harmon of St. Paul spoke of
■The Power Behind the Throne," which he
finally concluded was, in this ease, the
J. S. MfLain was asked to speak on "Re
ligious Conventions and the Press." and in
dicated some of the ways in which the com
mittee of arrangements might make the press
of largest service to tbem.
A. T. Ankeny was asked to reply to the
question, "Do We Appreciate Our Friends?'
and outlined somewhat further how much
the committee of arrangements relied upon
the railroads, the newspapers, the twin city
transportation system,, the Commercial Club
and other agencies to help them in carrying
out their plans. Rev. Charles J. Tanner,
paetor of the church, summed up briefly the
A Saccemtful Committee-
If Minneapolis could enlist the services
ol the committee which went to Kansas
City to secure this convention it might
I be more of a convention town than it is.
\ \niong those who assisted, besides the
I gentlemen who have already received
credit for their work, were four young
' ladies, Misses Ardelle Ktdder, Grace Ire
land and Lucy Halbert, of Minneapolis,
and Miss Ethel Birch, of Olivia, Minn.
Thebe young ladies circulated petitions,
\ distributed Minneapolis buttons, secured
! pledges of support, and by their ladylike
I manners in presenting the proposition so
! won the esteem and sympathy of members
' of the convention that they had the ques
tion of location practically settled before
the matter came to a vote In the conven
tion. They displayed remarkable diplo
macy in winning to their side the proper
men, enlisting Just the right people to
speak in behalf of this city, distributed
literature with regard to the town, and
in other proper ways carried on a cam
paign for Minneapolis- which has probably
never been excelled by any delegation rep
resenting this city on a similar errand.
and It is probable that no delegation from
this city labored against greater odds or
overcame greater difficulties, owing to the
fact that the bulk of the membership of
the church is located so remote from this
NORM KING LITTERATEUR
At Least the Noble Captain Haa Be-
gun to Write Letter*.
Captain Norman W. King, the grand
impressarlo of Mayor Ames' Foxy Quill
ers, has sent a signed communication, by
special uniformed messenger, to the
Tribune, the organ of the administration,
answering the recent charges of Myron F.
Johnson, the patrolman who voluntarily
resigned May 1.
Couched in that choice versatility of
language for which the captain is famous,
the communication proceeds to say that
its author Us proud to admit that he stands
well with the crooked fraternity. That,
he says, is his business and the latest ap
proved method, as recognized by all crafty
detectives, of catching a thief. To make
friends with those of the criminal ilk is
the business of the detective, says King
Then in the same breath he points out
the remarkable success of the department
since the first of the year. The inference
is that the new "fly bobs" are veritable
wizards in "getting acquainted."
King says that Johnaon would not know
a thief if he were dressed in "flaring red
coat and monkey'd tail." Johnson is au
thority for the statement that all of the
"big mitt" gang were attireu iv civilian
dress and wrapped in an easy, nonchalent
smile, a peculiar quality of smile, made
possible only by the consciousness of their
perfect Immunity. Moreover, Johnson
says there are not enough red coats in
town, despite the popularity of golf, to
clothe the army of protected crooke along
Washington avenue during the past
Captain King closes with the following:
I shall pay no more attention to the un
supported mouthlnga of a dissatisfied knock
ing ex-policeman, who is sore because res
ignation was accepted and his bluff called by
his honor, Mayor Ames, and Superintendent
of Police Fred W. Ames.
MAY BROADEN OUT
The Y. P. C. T. V. Preparing for a
The regular monthly meeting of the
Young People's Christian Temperance
Union was held at the union headquarters
in the Andrus Building, Tuesday evening.
Professor George S. Beane of the North
high school was elected first vice presi
dent, and Mrs. H. A. Watson of the L.yn
dale Congregational church, second vice
president. The president. Dr. Berkey, of
the university, has been called away on a
business trip, which may detain him 1 all
summer, in which case Professor Beane
will carry forward the work, as he has
been one of. its chief promoters since its
first conception in the city.
Several new superintendents were ap
pointed as follows: Club department,
Mrs. H. A. Watson; press, E. S. J.
Bromley: industrial bureau, Mre. F. M.
Kee, and social. Miss E. Abbie Thomas.
The club department will be the
prominent feature of the work during the
summer, and the first step will be to im
prove and enlarge the work at the Pioneer
reading-room on Washington avenue S.
The city waterworks committee has
agreed to place a hydrant fountain in
front of the building, and If the require
ments can be met a long step will have
been taken in the work of the society to
wards its original aim of competing with
The present indications are very prom
ising for the opening of the much desired
lunchroom at the Pioneer reading-room,
and it is hoped June 1 will see It in active
The original aim of the society in start
ing a room of this same nature but on a
scale to fill the larger demand in the
center of town, seems in a very hopeful
way to be met, and the efforts of the club
department will be directed in that line
through the summer so that it may have
things in readiness for Its permanent
opening in the fall.
The society considers Itself in a success
ful condition, from the fact that it has
dues and pledges collectable on the first
of this month to the amount of $125, with
outstanding accounts of only $21. If the
remittances due the society are promptly
met there need be nothing to hinder the
successful opening of the lunchroom at
the Pioneer this month.
Will Spend a Joll> \ aiullon.
Among the tourist parties now forming
for a European trip this season, will be
one of a limited number under the lead
ership of Miss Jane Jeter of the East High
School, who will conduct the party to the
Glasgow Exposition, through the High
lands of Scotland, tour the beautiful and
historic English lake region, and the
Continent. They will "take in" not only
the principal points of interest, Paris,
etc., but make special visits to the quaint
old town of Bruges in Belgium with its
styles still medieval; to remote places in
Holland, into Brittany, etc., to places gen
erally overlooked in the rush attendant
upon ordinary tours. The party will make
a leisurely trip and will consist exclusive
ly of ladies.
Shortest and ((uU-kent.
The Minneapolis & St. Louis route to
Omaha only 11% hours. Leave Minne
apolis 9:35 a. w. and S:SS p. m. New
pIPHS?^ ' SAME SHAPE^^^^K^ml
P^'SHv'™ QUALITIES ,/TM; >.
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L !I 1 JNRI
The New Plan of the Illinois Cen
AN IMPROVEMENT ON OTHERS
It Will Go Into Effect July 1 and
- It Affects the Entire
- . ■■
Chicago, May —A plan to pension vet
eran employe* of the Illinois Central
railroad was perfected yesterday by Presi
dent Fish, Vice President Harahan and
the directors of the company. The plan
is to become effective July 1, and affects
all the employes, numbering about 40,000.
In two Important respects the pension
plan of the Illinois Central differs, from
those of all other roads. All others re
strict the right to pensions to employes
; who have been in continuous service for
not less than thirty years, and the maxi
mum age at which any man may enter
the service is fixed at 35 years. Both of
these provisions have been strongly criti
cized by railway employes and others.
Under the Illinois Central's plans all
officers and employes who have attained
the age of 70 year 3 shall be retired, and
those who have been for ten years in the
service of the company shall be pensioned
when retired. A further reduction in the
minimum-age limit for pensions Is made
by the following rules:
Locomotive engineers and Bremen, conduct
ors, flagmen and brakemen, train baggage
men, yardmasters, switchmen, section fore
men and supervisors who have attained the
age of 65 years may be retired with pensions
if serving ten years or mure.
Officers and employes between 61 and 70
years of age, who have been ten years In
the service of the company, may be pen
sioned and retired.
The basis on which pensions will be
paid is on the average wages earned dur
ing the last ten years of service, as in
other companies, but the Illinois Central
will pay a higher per centage than any
other road is now doing. For each year
of service an allowance of 1 per cent of
the average monthly pay received for the
ten years preceding retirement will be
the pension allowance. Thus, by way of
Illustration, if an employe has been in
the service for forty years, and has re
ceived an average for the last ten years
of $50 a month regular wages, his pension
allowance would be 40 per cent of |50,
or $20 a month.
HARRI.UA.N ON TOP
Good Reuom for Believing He
Controls Union Pacific.
New York, May 4. —The Commercial-
Advertiser says: There is good reason to
believe that E. H. Harrimau will con
tinue in control of the Union Pacific rail
road. The purchases of Union Pacific
shares by outside parties, although very
large, it is asserted, fell considerably
short of a majority, and Mr. Harriman
and Mr. Gould have bo strengthened their
hold on the property within the past few
days that a continuance of the present
program is practically assured.
Friends of Mr. Harriman are confident
to-day in their assertions that Union Pa
cific control still rests with the Harriman
ad railroads ..QofT.iD shrdlu
The Sale to Proceed.
Kansas City, Mo., May 4.—A decree issued
by Judge A. M. Thayer of the United States
circuit court in St. Louis baa been filed in the
United States circuit court in Kansas City.
It consolidates the cases in Missouri and
lowa, in which the Omaha & St. Louis Rail
way company is the defendant. According to
the terms of the decree the sale of the prop
erty under mortgage is to proceed. The prop
erty must bring at least $1,250,000 and a certi
fied check for $50,000 must be deposited by the
Roiwell Miller Quit* IT. P.
New York, May 4.—Roswell Miller, chair
man of the board of directors of the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul railway company, con
firms the report that he resigned as a director
of the Union Pacific Railway company about
six weeks ago, but he says that he cannot
discuss the matter.
Stlckney May Buy a Road.
Winona, Minn., May 4.—President A. B.
Stlckney of the Chicago Great Western road
arrived here last evening in a special car
from St. Paul, and to-day, accompanied by
the directors of the Winona & Western road,
made a trip over that line to Osage. Officials
refuse to talk, but it learned that the Chi
cago Great Western contemplates purchasing
Arkansas Midland Sold.
Helena. Ark., May 4.—Major John J. Hom
er, president of the Arkansas Midland, ad
mits that his road will pass under the control
of the Gould system within the next sixty
days. The deal was practically closed at St.
Louis yesterday. The sale will include the
main line from Helena to Clarendon, and also
the branch from Pine City to Brinkley. The
road is one of the most valuable in Arkansa.
Penany Not After Santa Fe.
Philadelphia. May 4.— T. De Witt Cuyler,
a director of the Pennsylvania Railroad com
pany, to-day emphatically denied the pub
lished reports that the Pennsylvania Railroad
company has secured, or is trying to secure,
a representation in the affairs of the Atchisou,
Topeka & Santa Fe railroad.
G. W. Will Spend «20,000.
The Great Western will expend $20,000 in
improving its trackage in Southeast Minne
apolis this season. Four new tracks will be
built in conjunction with the Great North
ern and Northern Pacific to the new steel
elevator, and two additional tracks will be put
in at the passenger station. A large amount
of new eyuipmont will also be purchased,
consisting mainly of locomotives and cars.
The Omaha will conduct a number of popu
lar excursions from various points on the
system to the twin cities during the coming
The remains of the late G. C. Copeland,
formerly division superintendent of the Kaslo
I & Spokane road, arrived in the twin cities
| from Havre yesterday afternoon, and wert
j buried at Oakland cemetery, St. Paul.
The numerous estrays and losses of
checked baggage during the world's fair at
Chicago have resulted in a system that will
insure reasonable safety to Buffalo exposition
The Illinois Central announces that it has
perfected arrangements for trackage rights iv
Fourth street, through the heart of Cedar
Rapids, giving it access 10 the new freight de
pot site it has purchased at $150,000, and an
Ask your dealer to see the J^JJ^JBr''
Pneumafk R-F-T Vwtilators jjBB,
—Patented and made only by— ■Jf^^S^^^L
Sharood & Crooks, St. Paul, Minn. Js£gJj 3
Best $5 Shoe Hade \^d£gr^^
Mention This Paper When Ordering.
Dominion Line to Europe
BOSTON ■ QUEENSTOWN LIVERPOOL ;
S. $.-<H»Mweilll ffr ilitTiSSiS:sff iieilgßr }?• S. "New Eagliid"
- (New 1900) 13,000 tons. ———. ',- (New 1898) 11,600 tons.
Sea Sickness is Reduced Sa|^Sfl|arT^-^
S. S. "Dominion" (Twin Screw), S. S. "Vancouver," S.S. "Cambroman."
! T. H. LfIRKE, <*a&S3SrJKe- 127 So. Third St. Saag
llPan RifllflfS Standard 30-in. Wheels
Wheels are moving. You can buy them at the right price. Call at
DEAN & CO., 300 Washington Aye. N.
Keep cool and buy a Dean two or four passenger Lawn Swing.
WEEK BEBINNIHS SUHDAY, MAY 5. SSXaTmatinees.
— GEORGE CLARKE S&T :
WILL APPEAR IN V, ESMOND'S EXQUISITE LOVE ROMANCE
■■■ ■ ■ rag am m A CARD— For the better Information of the play-going public, the
ttfliß BJa mT~E^ management desires to announce that MR. GEORGE CLARKE
Bflßjf BS BB HHa is the celebrated actor who has been so long at Daly's Theatre,
HL IV New York City and London, and whose many metropolitan sue-
, „ cesses in these theaters stamped him the greatest
bAM |P fLAM V I^^ IP actor of the period in Shakespearean and high-class
HL| ffliia L| ■* Ega comedy. And it Is with a view of Impressing the
raps! I I^W I HH H public w»° Mr. Clarke Is and his superior rank in
■™ [221 w™ HH I Bid dramatic profession that this card is published, so
■■■Mf ■■§ pma ■■■ MM BkM ■■ admirers of the best in dramatic
Uk I VV art may now have an opportunity
J" 9 W H H BB of seeing the dean of his proies
ffß/ |^| ("J slon as Klchard Carewe in"When
We Were Twenty-one."
GREATEST COMEDY OF THE CENTURY.
PRICES: Nights, 25c. 50c, 75c, $1 ; Matinees, 25c and 50c.
•opportunity to build south to connect with
the lowa Central at Coppock.
Thomas H. I^arke. general northwestern
agent of the Dominion Line Steamship com
pany, is the recipient of a handsome gold
watch and chain, the gift of a number of his
A. Hogeland, resident engineer of the Great
Northern, with headquarters in St. Paul, will
resign to take a post in the engineering
department of th« Chicago Great Western.
It is believed here that the new control of
the Mexican Central railway will not make
any important changes in the executives of
the road. Rumor has it that Standard Oil
interests now uppermost in control, will build
a system of luxurious hotels along the road
to attract tourists.
NORWEGIAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION.
The Norwegian Hospital association o£ St.
Paul has incorporated to receive gifts for
establishing and maintaining a hospital. The
officers are Harold J. Lohrbauer, president,
and Christian Brandt, secretary.
BSEND NO MONEYS
__^_^^_ — ______^^^ oi Mlnue
apolls. Return this ad. and we will
send you the steel range you may select
2^ by freight C.0.D., subject to examlna
■fJon. You can examine It at your
1! freight depot, and If you find it per
il fectly satisfactory, exactly as repre
■ sented. the most wonderful ralue you
1 erer saw or heard of, equal to ranees
I that sell at double the money, pay the
•" railroad agent our special price and
i freight ohanres. If the range Is not entire!} satlsfao
tory, if you do no consider it one of the handsomeat,',
best grade ranges made at the price, you need not ac
cept it, and it will be returned to us at our own expense
of freight charges both ways.
OUR FREE EXAMINATION OFFER l^T^
who has an Idea of buying a big steel range to be con
vinced of the money we can saxe them on these our
steel ranges, we make this liberal free examination offer.
IDflllT TUC CDCICUT The freight will average
AdUUI I lit rlitlOHl about 11.60 for 600 miles,
greater or lesser distances in proportion. The freight
amounts to really nothing compared to the big saving
in price. Special Store Catalogue Free.
WE HAVE SOLD tbanall'othei'dealers combined.
fit lIAVt OULU tbanall other dealers combined.
The reason for this is that we sell THE BEST RANGE
■old in Minneapolis, as we can get thousands of people
using It to testify, and sell it for less money than other
dealers ask for an Inferior make of range. These ranges
are no experiment with us.as we have sold this one make
for more than 10 years and oar customers who have
used them the longest are the loudest in their praise.
Wo Will Guarantee Them in every
and f ormi we do not ask for any loop hole; If they do not
work perfectly we will take them back and refund pur
chase prioe. Hotel Ranges a Specialty.
NO. 121—thole Range, oven 12x18..., SI 2.07
No. *-hole Range, oven 14x20 14 lO
No. t-hole Range, oven 14x20, high shelf... I 700
No. 4-hole Range, oven 14x30, high closet., j0 00
No. IS*—«-hole Range, oven 20x20, plain top— 18.75
No. ft-hole Range, oven £ox2o. high »hc!f... 2 .70
No. 18t—0-hole Range, oven 20x20, high closet.. 23 75
No. US—«-hole Range, reservoir, plain top 24 73
No. «-hole Range, reservoir, high shelf .... 27.78
No. 148—«-hole Range, reservoir, high closet... 30 OQ
DON'T FORGET THIS— A ltri* Eun U mar* •eonoml
m! th»» a •■all one, acd one of our ranges will lut 70a a
life-Hoe, so order a good sised one. - . ■
X. 31. ROBERTS' SUPPLY MOUSE,
IRON AND WIRE FENCES, BANK AND OFFICE
RAILIN&S, Window Guards, IRON STAIRS.etc.
Write us your wants and we will send Catalog.
FLOUR CITY ORNAMENTAL IRON WORKS,
Oept. Z. 1107 3rd Street S.. Minneapolis, Minn
That it's in every way best,
*? SILVER POLISH -
you quickly learn by test.
Send address to "Silicon," 30 Cliff St, New York.
AND ALL NEXT WEEK.
Wednesday and Saturday Matinees.
First Presentation In this city—Walter
Fessler's Big Scenic Production.
With Mr. Frank Hennig and an
FOUR 810 ACTS AND FOUR
DON'T FAIL TO SEETHE
SWING FOR LIFE AND THE
HUMAN MAIL BAG.
Original and Marvelous Mechanical Effects. :
Full of Heart Interest, Comedy and Up-to-
A Story of South Africa ami the "Sierra
TnUIfSUT LAST TIME OF
lUHIUni "The Flaming Arrow."
WEEK OF. MAY 12
The Great American Play
Introducing the Singing? Comedian .
Do way Theatre
All Week Oommenotng MM IT R
SUMO AY MATINEE . . . IfMA M Urn ■
The "Record Breaker" Show, . PRIOEB i
CITY CLUB CO. 20p
Bigger Iha the Grass Widow Show ißk||-
Comprising the Largest Chorus
and Best and Finest Vaudeville Matinee
Acts of the Season. Every
Big Sale of Seats, So Buy Early. _ Day
TEACHERS' CLUB COURSE
Members— Franz Knelsel, first - violin; Karl
Ondricek, second violin; Louis - Svecenski. '
ViolO; Alwin Schroeder. 'cello. : ';'i/':J:
Monday Evening. May 13.
i « Seat Sale Opens Thursday—Metropolitan
Prices 92.00, $1.50, SI.OO, 760 J
Three Mights Beglnlng Mow -
day, May 6th.
pf-PIT Go.'s A. B. F. & I. ;
Btllfcrll FIRST REGIMENT.
Seats now on sale at ■ Metro
politan Music Store.
PRIOES 250, 800, 750,5t.00.
Carleton College Glee Club, assisted
by firs. I. E. HcConnell and -
W., B. Byron, • reader.
Tickets on sale at Hetropolitan ■ Tlusic;.
Store and at the door. Admission 50c. "
.-••'■-' : —: *.'; - .:• -
SIGNOR^AHD SIGNORA YALEMZA 7
Wednesday, May 8, 1901,
: - 8:15 p. m., sharp. >.; --■-.-.: .-\
--at First Unitarian Church*r;
Tickets-73c.50c.\ Tickets on sale at Metropol- ,
lun Music Store, May 6, at: 9 o'clock, a. m.
I No extra charge for reserved seats. \
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