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WISDJNIffISDAY. EVENING. JULY 24. 1901.
EXPORT OIL &
PIPE LINE COb
of beaumont. >■ ■ i President .. } ;.... Hod. CHARLES A. TOWNE
Incorporated Under the Laws of Texas. ; | Of New York City and Beaumont, Texas.
Hon. 6. B. COOPER, now serving his fifth term in the House of Congress as Repre
sentative of the Second congressional district of Texas, and a member of the Committee
of Ways and Means, writes as follows: . \
Fifty-sixth Congress. . ■
Sereno E. Payne, Chairman.
John Dalzell. Joseph W. Babcock.
Albert J. Hopkins, James D. Richardson.
Charles H. Grosvenor, Samuel M. Robertson. COMMITTEE
Charles A. Russell. Claude A. Swanson. ON WAYS AND MEANS.
George W. Steele. Geo. B. McClelland. .
James A. Tawney. Francis G. Newlands. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
Sanxuel:.w. McCall. Sam Bronson Cooper. Washington, D. C.
Chester I. Long. Oscar W. Underwood.
Hull Greenfield, Clerk.
Hon. CHAS. A. TOWNE, Beaumont Texas
: 342 Exchange Building. Boston, Mass.: . "" A . . • June 26, 1901.
Dear Senator: I have examined the list of lands belonging to the Export Oil and Pipe
Line Co., and, in my opinion, their locality promises as good returns as any property in
the oil fields upon which oil has not already been developed in paying quantities The of
ficers of the company are men of known integrity and business qualifications hence I be
lieve an Investment in this company as safe, if not safer, than in any company upon the
properties at Which there are not already flowing wells. Your friend ■ ■ .
(Signed) , . r -V :> S B COOPER.
fllnce this company's first offering of its
etock five new gushers have come in near its
Spindle Top Heights land, where it is now
drilling. Of these the Manhattan, which came
in July 12, lies 150 feet south and the Beatty
Xo. 2 146 feet southwest of the Export prop
These initances simply confirm the already
established fact that every well brought in
on Spindle-Top Heights is sure to prove a
gusher, and that, therefore, the Export Co.
well now (frilling will prove the same.
For the purpose of developing the proper
ties of the company a limited amount of capi
tal stock is offered at
60c PER SHARE,
par value V-, full paid and non-assessable.
REMEMBEA, that when the well "comes
Address of, Counsel for the Alleged
Slayer of His Sister.
DONE WITH DEFENDANT'S PISTOL
Theory of the Defense Is That the
Crime Was Hot the Work of
I": ' Skilled Burglars.
Plttsfield, Mass., July 24.—The court
house in which the Fosburgh manslaughter
trial is proceeding was besieged fully an
hour before the opening of to-day's ses
sion bjr* crowds of spectators. Attorney
Joyner resumed his address by telling
why the Fosburghs kept firearms in the
house. He said:
We know, and the government does not
know, that it wa» the defendant's pistol
which shot his sister. The firm of R. L.
Fosburgh & Son had many men in its employ,
the pay. roll amounting to some $6,000 weekly.
The men were non-English-speaking and
were paid In money at the office of the com
pany. Mr. Fosburgh, Sr., would take money
from the bank to the office in an electric car.
The men knew this, and because of the risk
the chief of police had once remarked that if
any men needed a pistol they (the Fosburghs)
did. For this reason the defendant got one.
Mr. Fosburgh, the defendant, and his wife
occupied the kitchen bedroom, but they die
covered a disagreeable odor in the sink and
movud to another room, leaving some wear
ing apparel and a pistol in the bureau.
Robbery and revenge might have been the
motives of the burglars. They were young,
active, alight men, else they could not have
gotten out of the house through the opening
left by the screen. The defense intend to
show that the soiled clothing, pillow casej,
•tc, were thrown by the family into the bas
ket in the carriage-house. The theory of the
defense is that the crime was not the per
formance of skilled burglars, that the stock
ings which were worn and cut were drawt on
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v- Eczema, Tetter, Psoriasis, Sai/t Rheum, Acne and a great many other
diseases of like character are classed as skin diseases, when they could just as
properly be called blood diseases, for they undoubtedly originate in the blood, like
Cancer, ■ Catarrh, Scrofula,* Rheumatism, Contagious Blood Poison, etc. ; the only
real difference being in the intensity and nature of the poison. The more serious
diseases, Cancer, Catarrh,.etc., are caused by some specific poison or virus, which
is/either inherited or in other ways gets into the blood and attacks certain vital
organs or appears in the form of terrible sores and ulcers, while the milder and
less dangerous skin diseases are caused by blood humors or an over acid condition
of -/that fluid: v_ These acid- poisons, as they ooze out through the pores of the skin,
cause great irritation, with intense itching and burning. The eruption may be of
a pustular, kind, with excessive discharge of thick, gummy fluid, or the skin may
be hot, dry and ; feverish, swollen and fissured. Skin diseases, whether they appear
. as sores, blotches or pimples,
I can cheerfully and most sincerely endorse become more deeply rooted
your specific, as j a oure for Eczema,, the most and intractable the longer
irritating and annoylne disease, I think, that nep -Wte(l tVi* cVin in ♦;!»
flesh is heir to. I wu troubled with it for neglected the skin in time
twenty-five . years, and tried many remedies having a thick, hard, rough
•with no Brood tffeot. After using- your medicine an<* unsightly appearance,
a - short time I think I am entirely relieved. You can hide the blemishes
You can give this statement any publicity you for ,a time with cosmetics ■
may desire, as it is. voluntarily made, more for an d washes, lotions, soaps
those afflicted than notoriety for myself. . ■ and powders may relief
• Very "g^gggfej,^ temporarily the itching and
813 West Central. . - "Wichita, Kans. burning, but eventually the
*.*;.: , >■■ ■-; pores of the skin become so .
clogged up by this treatment that the poisonous matter thrown off by the blood
cannot pass out of the system, and settles on the lungs, heart or some other vital
organ and endangers life. : . " - - . . j. ; r
To purify and build up the :polluted blood is the right treatment for skin
diseases, arid for this purpose no other medicine is so deservedly popular as S. S. S.
It is a perfect antidote for all blood humors, and when taken into the circulation,
gently but thoroughly eliminates all impurities and puts the blood in a healthy,
normal state. The skin can't remain in an irritated, diseased condition when
nourished with rich, new blood. S. S. S. is the only guaranteed purely vegetable
remedy, and the safest and best skin beautifier. * Write our physicians if you have
any.blood or skin disease, and they will cheerfully advise you without charge.
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in" the stock goes out—that is, off the mar
ket. The only time to secure it at any price
is before oil is struck: and the only time to
secure this stock at 6Oc is immediately.
Subscriptions should be forwarded either to
the company at Beaumont, Texas, or to its
fiscal agents as below, with checks or drafts
payable to the order of WALTER G. HUD-
Send for illustrated prospectus, mailed
promptly on request.
WALTER I HUDSON & CO., Fiscal Agents.
342 Stock Exchange Building, Boston,flass.
Members Beaumont Oil Exchange
and Board of Trade.
over shoes to muffle the sound of steps; that
the tracks seen were made by the men when
they left the house, and that they intended to
steal anything they could lay hands on.
Men were seen running down Benedict
street after the tragedy, and It is the theory
of the defense that they doubled on their trail
and when the posse came along joined in the
pursuit, thus diverting suspicion from them
selves. The furniture in the house was cheap
and easily broken, and it.was broken in the
struggle in the back room. There was only a
narrow space between the bed and the bu
reau, and the defense claims that the bureau
was twisted around during the fray. The
defense will" show that the family has done
its utmost to bring to justice the men who
entered the house; and that whatever may be
the theory, Miss May was a woman without
an enemy. In her home and in her church
life she won the affection of all who knew
her. She was her brother's companion, her
mother's idol and to the younger members
of the family she was ever helpful. There
was no estrangement between any members
of the family.
The witnesses for the defense, includ
ing neighbors, members of the Fosburgh
family and Miss Bertha Sheldon, were
sworn in a group.
Fred W. Lund, paymaster for the Fos
burghs, who boards at the Shepardson.
house, which is 250 feet from the .Fos
burgh home, testified that on the night of
the shooting he was awakened by Mr.
Shepardson, who told him there was
trouble at the Fosburgh home. Witness
ran there and saw Robert L. Fosburgh
from whom he learned that May Fosburgh
Witness went to his office to call a doc
tor. There he found James Fosburgh
trying to get a physician. He told of see
ing the body of May Fosburgh upon his
retrn to the house. While upstairs he
noticed that the end of the dresser in
the kitchen bedroom was pulled out from
the wall about one foot. This was the
first time in the trial that evidence was
introduced to show that the bureau was
pulled away from the wall. Going to
the cellar, he found the electric light
turned oa at the switch near the dining,
room window. He found imprints four feet
from the balcony, and footprints in the
dirt left side of the road. Witness de
scribed the search he made with the state
officers, telling of the dust on the cellar
window that had been dusturbed, of the
broken mortar and of the screen under the
window. Mr. Lund said he saw the defend
ant's pistol at the office payday. He
never Baw the elder Fosburgh with a pis
tol. He was shown the shoe which had
been found around the Fosburgh house
and said he never saw the defendant or
the defendant's father wearing it or one
The Elder Foibnrsh Testifies
Rovert T. Fosburg, father of the de
fendant, was called. He began by de
scribing the movements of his family
from the time they came to Pittsfleld un
til the day of the shooting. The defend
ant and his wife came to live with the
witness about July 1. He said he em
ployed about 270 men in his business as a
contractor. They were mostly Italians
and came from New York. Witness de
scribed the day previous to the tragedy.
Mrs. R. L. Fosburgh had returned Satur
day from St. Louis, where she had been
for cix weeks on account of the illness of
her father. He spoke of Miss Sheldon as
on a visit to his house, having been there
for two or three weeks.
Mr. Fosburgh proceeded to relate the
happenings of Sunday, telling how they
went to church, how they had luncheon,
how they sat upon the porch in the after
noon reading. During the afternoon he
took a short rest. At 5 o'clock the de
fendant and his wife went for a drive,
taking Mrs. Robert L. Fosburg to the
works and returning about 7 o'clock.
After supper they all sat upon the porch
until dark and then they passed into the
During the recital of this testimony Mr.
Fosburgh trembled and there were tears in
his eyes. He said that on the first night
of Mrs. Fosburg's return she first slept
in the vacant room. The witness slept
in his own room. He detected an odor
coming from the sink; so that he did not
sleep there the next night. Witness then
began to tell of the shooting. He said
he was awakened by his wife; that he
asked her what the trouble was. He was
at that time lying upon his right side, but
he turned to his left and saw what ap
peared to be a light moving in the hall
way. He raised himself upon his left el
bow and two men walked into the room
towards his bed, one of them holding a
revolver in his left hand and pointing it
toward the face of the witness.
Mr. Fosburgh sprang up, scouting, and
got his feet upon the floor. He struck
the man on the arm and knocked the re
volver out o fhis grasp. Then he, him
self, was struck with a sandbag and he
recalsl nothing further till he got up and
went to the kitchen bedroom, where he
saw someone standing by the bedroom
looking out. The next thing he remem
bers that he heard Beatrice cry: "Oh,
mamma! look at May! She is hurt!" He
went back and saw his daughter on the
floor, her mother by the side and James
leaning over her head. Robert, the de
fendant, came into the room and fell down.
Beatrice brought some water and the wit
ness threw it in hie son's face. The wit
ness then ran to the front window and
cried: "Police! Murder! Help! We
want help!" Mrs. Plumb came to her win
dow to inquire if anything was wrong.
He told her that burglars had been in the
house and had shot May. He then ran
back to Mrs. Fosburgh and to where May
was lying. He thought he went to the
window a second time and then to the first
floor, where he saw Lund and Shepardson
coming. Then he went upstairs. He did
not know that he was hurt until attention
was called to his left eye, which, was en
tirely closed, and the side of his face,
which was black. He did not say any
thing to the family about his wounds. He
put on the same coat, that he was now
Found a Hat.
Beatrice found a hat in his room. Wit
ness was shown a hat, but he did not
think it was the same Beatrice kad
brought. He was shown a revolver, but
could not identify it. Asked if he ever
saw the hat Beatrice found before on the
night of the shooting, he answered no.
After he dressed he went down stairs with
his wife. The first that the witness saw
of the officers, Flynn and White were in
the kitchen bedroom. Flynn had discov
ered the shoe and he asked witness and
the defendant if it belonged to anybody
in the house. The shoe was handed to
Mr. Fosburgh. He said that he thought
that it was the same shoe. He never had
seen the shoe before the night of the
shooting. He concluded by saying that
the third time he saw th eshoe it was wet
on the bottom and very muddy. Asked
if he had been in New York city July 5,
1900, Mr. Fosburgh said he was not, but
was in Pittsfleld. He said:
"The family left the house practically
at the same time when they left with the
funeral for the cemetery. Mrs. Fosburgh
and the others never went back. Esther,
who was not subjected to such a terrible
ordeal as the rest, went back and got
some of her things. Subsequently the
family went to the hotel, where they have
remained ever since."
On the subject of what has been done
to detect the burglars, Mr. Fosburgh
spoke of employing four detectives. He
offered a reward of $1,500 for the arrest
of the men, and that offer still holds.
He remembered that the city also offered
"Do you know of an offer of a reward
through Police Chief Nicholson?"
"Yes, he was authorized to print cir
At this point the court took a recess.
MATTER OF FRIARS
Philippine Catholic Authorities Not
to Have the Final Say.
WO AFTER DR. WAYLAND HOYT
Latter Called Him Heathen and
Hypocrite and Receives a Warm
Blast in Return.
From The Journal Bureau, Room 45, Fort
Washington, ; July 24.—An Associated
Press . dispatch form Manila announces
that the Roman Catholic authorities there
say they "have no intention of withdraw
ing the friars from the Philippine
islands." Unfortunately for that state
ment, it is not the understanding here
that the Roman Catholic authorities at
Manila are to have the final: word on
this question. They have been '' friendly
to the friars from the beginning; and on
this account, when the troubles between
the friars and the people broke out and
threatened to. become serious, an Ameri
can prelate, Archbishop Chapelle, was del
egated . by the pope to go to Manila and
assume full charge of the negotiations.
This prelate recently visited Rome, where,
in company with Cardinal Gibbons, he
gave the holy father all' the information
in his possession regarding the question.
There was a full consultation and inter
change of opinions, and it is announced
with authority that a decision has been
reached which will be satisfactory to the
church as a whole and to the McKinley
administration. . :.. , '.. : ■.-.
This government is, of course, deeply
interested in the friar question, for it is
anxious to restore seace and Qutet to
the islands at an early day. For obvious
reasons, however, it could not proceed
officially with a question involving pri
marily the church and its properties,
where the friars were on one side and the
Catholic population of the islands on the
other. It was a dispute within the church,
and this government has * been anxious
from the start to have the church author
ities settle it. That is why Cardinal
Gibbons went to Rome at this particular
time; that is way Archbishop Chapelle
met him there. The American government
has been in close touch with the negotia
tions, and I understand has been advised
that the pope is inclined to make an or
der settling the question to the mutual
satisfaction of all concerned and their
ultimate good. That is all that the Amer
ican administration can ask. It has
enough business of an important char
acter on its hands in the Philippines,
without desiring to become mixed up in
a dispute between churchmen regarding
the title to property. The chuch author
ities in the Philippines may not relish
the pope's order when it shall be made
public, but eventually they will be com
pelled to submit to it, for it is the un
derstanding that the pope is to have the
strong arm of this government to as
sist him in compelling respect for it.
Wn -vn. Hoyt.
Two Sundays ago Rev. Dr. Wayland
Hoyt, of Philadelphia, one time pastor of
the First -Baptist church in Minneapolis,
preached a sermon, which was reported in
the eastern press, severely criticising
Minister Wu Ting-fang's address several
months ago before the New York Ethical
Culture society. It was a biting attack,
and evidently the Chinese minister did not
sit well under it. Last Sunday he deliv
ered an address at Atlantic City to 3,000
Hebrews, on the occasion of the annual
meeting of th« Jewish Chatauqua. He got
after Dr. Hoyt rough shod during the ad
dress, and said:
Lately some clergyman in Philadelphia has
denounced me from the pulpit; he went out
of his way and denounced me as a heathen
and said some nasty things, that I was not
sincere; that I was openly friendly to you,
but really and truly and secretly in my heart
I was hostile to all Americans. I don't know
how he came to know my inner jeart. And
that is the sort of Christians you have in
this country. He was a Christian, he was a
clergyman, and every Sunday he preaches to
people, but I am afraid he does not act up
to what he preaches. This is evident.
He slandered me from the pulpit; he says
I am a heathen. Well, that is all right. He
says I am a hypocrite; I am hostile, op
posed to your people coming to China; that
1 am not sincere, and it is not my belief
what I say openly. How did he know it?
Isn't that malice? Isn't that slander? He
has never contradicted that in the paper—the
report of his sermon. It is unusual to report
a sermon In the paper, bo therefore it must
have been furnished by his authority, and
since it has not been contradicted I take it
to be true. He comes and slanders me from
the pulpit. la that the act of a good Chris
tian? Would a good Jew do that? No, of
THE MTNJNJBiAJq'OLIS JOURNAL.
course not No, not a good heathen would
But, however, as I say, I want to be a
good heathen. I entertain no malice against
that reverend gentleman. He may have ani
mosity against me, dislike against me, for
some reason 1 do not know; but I entertain no
malice whaterer against that man.! I tell you
sincerely if he should come and meet me I
would speak to him. If he should come to
me at my legation, I should receive him po
litely, and, not only that, I would give him a
cup of good tea. I am not narrow-minded.
I can live down all these men who have
slandered me; I do not care. I bear no mal
ice against him, because I cannot help it
The best man in the world has some ene
mies, and how can you expect a poor heathen
to have no enemies?
Milk in Congrer Cocoanut.
The McKinley administration was quite
willing to lose Minister Conger, but the
"state of lowa wouldn't have it so. Several
weeks ago it became evident here that
Mr. Conger could not secure the guberna
torial nomination at the hands of his
party, and his return to China has sine©
that time been a foregone conclusion. The
administration would gladly have given
him the nomination for governor and
then filled his place in China with a man
more adapted to difficult diplomatic work,
but Mr. Cummins stood in the way. The
result will be that Conger will possibly re
main at Peking during the remainder of
the McKinley term, unless, as is barely
possible, Chinese complications again be
come so serious as again to demonstrate
his inability to cope with them, in which
event the president may be relied upon to
remove him without ceremony.
Mr. Conger is a high toned, well mean
ing and rather accomplished man, and in a
field adapted to his capacities would make
a great success. Difficult diplomacy, how
ever, Is not that field.
Scientists at Denver.
Washington is much interested at pres
ent in the annual convention of the Amer
ican Association for the Advancement of
Science, which is to meet August 24, in
Denver. Washington has a larger number
of members of this association than any
! other American city, because it is the
country's scientific center. This society is
the oldest and one of the .most important
ever organized in the United States, and
under ite direction the large majority of
the important scientific discoveries and in
vestigations of the past fifty years have
been made. Its membership roll of 2,700
embraces practically every scientist of
note in the land, and the society's occa
sional publications are of the widest in
terest and importance. During the war
the meetings of the society were interrupt
ed, so the fiftieth annual convention this
year does not quite do justice to its age.
Never before has a meeting been held
so far west as Denver. Under a new pol
icy regarding places of meetings, it is
quite likely that for several years the
association will meet in western cities I
which are near important geological and
botanical fields where investigations have
been conducted with so much profit. About
a thousand delegates are usually in at
tendance. It is quite possible that Min
neapolis, which is now reviving her one
time interest in national conventions, may
secure the convention for next year with
a little effort.
The controller of the currency put
in a day approving the organization of
national banks and authorizing them to
begin business in the northwest. He
first authorized J. H. Anderson of Traer,
lowa, T. F. Clark, W. T. Briggs, John H.
Davis, F. A. McCormack and others to
organize the FArst National bank of
Woonsocket, S. D., with a capital of $25,
--000. He also, authorized the organization
of the Manilla National bank of Manilla,
lowa, with the same amount of capital,
by D. W. Shaw, C. F. Kehule, Fred Arndt,
George W. Bidlack and J. C. Ruby. The
Citizens' National bank of Worthing
ton, Minn., was authorized to begin busi
ness with a capital $25,000, with G. W.
Patterson as president and O. T. Tup
per as cashier. The First National bank
of Prescott, lowa, was also authorized to
op.en its doors for business, with a cap
ital of $25,000 and Jamese C. Allen as
president and Theodore F. King as cash
ier. The controller also approved the
National Park bank of New York, as a re
serve agent for the Northfield National
bank of Northfleld, Minn.
Fire departments all over the country
will be interested in knowing that the
department in this city has at last de
cided to provide its chief and his as
sistants with automobiles. The vehicles,
five in number, are now being built in
New York, and will be ready for delivery
by autumn. A vehicle similar to the ones
being built 'for Washington was recently
given a series of severe tests in Hartford,
Conn., with such good results that it
was purchased by that city. San Fran
cisco has also ordered autos for its chief
and assistants. —W. W. Jermane.
Third of tbe Trial Races in Canada
Chicago, July 24.—Despite threatening
weathtr in the early forenoon, the yachts
engaged in the trial races for the defender
of the Canada's cup had good weather and
a fairly stiff breeze when they began their
preliminary work shortly before noon to
day. There was a heavy pall of haze over
the water which obscured the boats when
they got a short distance from shore, but
the water was smooth. The committee set
a straight-away course, nine miles and re
turn, and friends of the Milwaukee, win
ner of yesterday's race, were confident the
Wisconsin craft would carry off the honors
for the third time.
The "Long, Slim Potato Buff" Begius
Work at Miller.
Special to The Journal.
Miller, S. D., July 24.—There Is quite a
scarcity of teachers- for the county schools
•of this section, School officers are scouring
the county in search of them. The price paid
for a second grade teacher is about $35 a
The sudden appearance here of the old
fashioned long, slim potato bug has caused
havoc with many promising fields of pota
A good deal of hay is being baled here and
Parties from seventy miles west are bring
ing cattle to this section to pasture and
Some who are cutting grain still claim their
wheat will go 18 and 20 bushels per acre.
You'll Need Your Overcoat.
Take one of the Great Lake trips offered
by the Northern Pacific railway. The !
rates are nearly as cheap as staying at i
home. Look at this. Hancock or Hough- j
ton, Mich., and return, $9.50, one and half |
days on the water; Port Arthur and Isle !
Royal and return $10.30, two days on the
■water; Sault Ste. Marie and return, going
couth shore of Lake Superior and return
ing by the north shore, $26, five days on
the water, all meals and berths on the j
steamers included in the above tickets.
Remember the Northern Pacific's "Duluth
Short Line" is the only line running three
trains daily between Minneapolis and the
head of the Great Lakes.
Cool Nights In Yellowstone Park.
t It is always cool at night in the moun
tains. Look up the trips offered t>y the
Northern Pacific railway to the Yellow
stone Park, Montana, Washington, Alaska,
Oregon and California. The famous "North
Coast Limited" train on the Northern Pa
cific railway will take you direct to all the
important points west.
To Learn of Us.
The London city council is to send the
manager of one of its electrical railway
lines and an electrical engineer to
America to study the tramway question.
j Think of it. Great Britain, the parent
of.a child only 125 years old, confessing
that it has to learn modern methods of
that child* While those Englishmen are
here it w-ould pay them to visit "The
Brewery" and learn how "Golden Grain
Belt" beer is made, for it is the purest
and most healthful beer brewed. The
only safe drink for hot weather and one
that is a food as well as a drink; have a
case sent to your home and use It regu
Invitations for the tennis ball which will be
given Monday evening by the Ice Yacht Club
to usher in the festivities of tennis week have
been issued. They are adorned with the club
pennant and crossed tennis rackets. A spe
cial train will leave town at 8 o'clock on the
Milwaukee, and return leaving the lake at 1
o'clock. There will be abundant opportuni
ties for dancing, for Hotel St. Louis will not
only have its regular hops Tuesday and Sat
urday, but special ones on Wednesday and
Friday and the Ice Yacht Club will close the
week with a brilliant tennis german on Sat
Dinner dances are becoming one of the most
popular forms of entertaining at Lafayette
Club. On Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs.
C. W. Sexton gave a dinner of twelve covers
for Miss Sexton, the young women being her
school friends. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Gilflllan
gave a dinner the same evening for Miss Gil
fillan end her suest.
This evening the dancers will be entertained
*t the regular Ice Yacht party and at the
midweek hop at Lake Park Hotel.
As the crowd which tripped gayly around
the ballroom of Hotel St. Louis last night
at the informal hop was by no means a small
one, it is an entirely fair assumption that the
dancing proclivities of a certain proportion
of lake young people cannot be melted by any
temperature. The crowd on the verandas, on
the grass and under the trees of the grove,
however, was the larger. A little card play
ing and parlor music is being kept up by a
few of the crowd of St. Louis guests, but
most of them are in a semisomnolent condi
tion on these days so long as daylight lasts,
and refuse to think of social animation until
the heat abates.
Boating is the one thing that has a univer
sal appeal, and it has become a very general
custom to go out for a run around the lower
lake just before bedtime in order to get cooled
off and in a condition to sleep. Trips are
made from many points on the lake where
there are no bathing facilities to the Excel
sior bathing beach, the steamers running in
there with parties several times a day.
Last night all of the boats were out and
well filled with people seeking a cooling
breeze. The guests of Lake Park were taken
out on the Victor by Manager and Mrs. Clark,
and the tour of both upper and lower lake
was made. The orchestra was taken along
and played an excellent program, and also
accompanied the party in singing popular
songs. The orchestra has been very much
strengthened by the addition this week of
Miss Rachel Steinman of Dcs Moines, a con
cert violinist, who plays frequent solos, and
her accompanist, Miss Anna Kramer, who is
also a pleasing singer.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Smith took a party of
four young people to the lake yesterday for
an outing to celebrate the birthdays of their
daughter, Adeline Smith, and her friend Do
rothy Trabert. The party took the Helena
at Lake Park and made a tour of the lake.
Dinner was served at Buena Vista, Mound.
Covers were laid for fourteen, the party in
cluding Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Smith, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles L. Trabert, Miss Smith, Miss
Florence Pew, Misses Adeline Smith, Myrtle
Smith, Juet Bergston, Miss Ruth Trabert,
Miss Dorothy Trabert, Carroll Smith, Vernon
Smith and Cornell Lagerstrom.
Miss Lois Tennant and Miss Ruth Leonard
entertained a party of East Side high school
graduates at the summer home of the Ten
nanta at Wildhurst Friday. The boathouse
was converted into a cozy dining-room, deco
rated with ferns and sweet peas, with a bou
quet of sweet peas at each plate. Covers
were laid for ten. After the luncheon, a
cruise of the lake was made on the Vermont
returning in time to take the 4:50 train re
turning to the city. In the party were Misses
June Bennett, Emily Johnson, Bessie Scrip
ture, Prudence Pratt, Maude Derrick, Gene
vlve McCool, Harriet Seeley, Marian Ames.
The Fanny L. had an accident on Saturday
evening, breaking her shaft squarely in two
when she was approaching the dock at Hotel
St. Louis with a big hop night crowd on
board. The break was due to a defect in
the casting and not to the handling of the
boat. Workmen have been busy on the ma
chinery all the week and expect to complete
th© repair* to-day.
The steamer George has been fitted with an
electric lighting plant.
There is a degree of carelessness exhibited
by the owners of some of the small crafts ou
the lake in exhibiting signal lights at night
that is aln.oet criminal. There has been late
ly several narrow escapes from boats of this
kind being run down by the larger steamers,
accidents which seemed to have been averted
by a special providence that watches over
this kind of idiots.
'Miss Elizabeth Quinlan returned yesterday
morning from Europe and joined her family
at Breezy Point for the summer. She spent
two months on her trip, going directly to Au
teil, France, for the great races, which give
one an unrivaled opportunity of seeing the
aristocracy and beauty of the republic in Its
gayest and most elegant atttire. Miss Quin
lan spent three weeks in Paris with a party
of New Yorkers, mingling business with
sight-seeing. She returned to England and
crossed to Ireland, where she took coaching
trips to many of the most noted points of in
M. S. Nicholson and F. E. Dickinson came
out Sunday morning on Mr. Dickinson's new
locomobile, joining Judge H. D. Dickinson at
Manitou, where they spent the day, the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Howard. In the
afternoon Mr. Howard took them for a tour of
the lake on the Captain H.
Miss Charlotte M. Thompson entertained
the St. Agnes chapter of the Daughters of the
King of Gethsemane church Saturday after
noon. The young women came out in the
afternoon, which was spent at the cottage on
Gideon's bay. Light refreshments were
served during the afternoon, and the young
men arrived in time for supper. The table
was decorated with brown-eyed Susans and
covera were laid for thirty-two. In the even
ing a tour of the lake was made on the
Hebe and a stop was made at Hotel St.
Louis to attend the hop.
Yesterday Mr. and Mrs. J. Stoft of Solbergs
Point gave a luncheon in honor of Mr. and
Mrs. W. V. Porter and family of Duluth. The
other guests -were Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Kerr
and Mr. and Mrs. H. Armstrong, Minne
apolis. In the afternoon a water trip -was
made on the Puritan.
Amaranth court and Harmony chapter, No.
8, O. E. S., will be entertained Saturday by
Mrs. F. E. McKusick and Mrs. E. C. Pratt
at Wildhurst. The members of the party will
come out on the Minneapolis & St. Louis
train leaving the city at 1:45 o'clock, return
ing on the evening train.
I The guests of the White House were enter
j tamed in the hotel parlors last night at pro
' gressive euchre. Six tables of six-han"!
euchre were played. The ladies' head prize
was won by Mrs. C. A. Anderson of Fort
Smith, Ark.; the gentleman's head prize by
I E. J. Demeter of Macon, Mo.
Bits About People.
G. H. Daggett has gone to New York for a
Harry Brooks of St. Paul has been the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Anson S. Brooks at
the Beach for a few days.
Paul and Stanley Brooks have returned
from a two weeks' trip to Buffalo by way
of the lakes.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wyman of Omaha are
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Sexton at
Mrs. W. R. Cambridge is spending a few
days with Mrs. J. B. Bemis at the Beach.
Frank Bemis of Jahesville, Wis., spent Sun
day with Dr. and Mrs. Bemis.
Walace Smith of Macon, Mo., nephew of
Mrs. J. B. Bemis, will arrive the last of
the week for a short visit.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Young of Washing
ton, lowa, are at Hotel Del Otero for two
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Cook and Miss Flor
ence Cook, Mr. and Mrs. Max Steam, Mr. and
Mrs. M. J. Stern and Miss Lindauer are a
group of Chicago people who arrived at Hotel
St. Louis on Monday to escape the heat
They will remain for the season.
Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Osborne are entertain
ing Mrs. Steele of Chicago at their cottage
at the Beach.
G. W. Reynolds is spending the summer
with his son, W. D. Gregory, at the Beach.
Among the recent arrivals at Lake Park
Hotel are Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Lewia. at*.
Host Pronounced Reductions
£ Summer Goods
Each item, while it lasts,
© can be bought at the (§)
price advertised. >eve*
Special Wash Goods Sale, Thursday. ]No profits asked; we simply
make prices that will close out our entire stock of fine Wash Goods.
lie Lawns for Thursday, per yard, only 7&C
18c Printed Batiste for Thurseay, per yard, only 100
22c English Dimities for Thursday, per yard, only *. 12% C
35c Madras Shirtings for Thursday, per yard, only 18c
2%; and 35c Irish Dimities for Thursday, per yard, only 18c
10c bargains in Handkerchiefs that are worth looking after. La
dies' extra fine pure Irish Linen hemstitched Handkerchiefs, with
the popular narrow hem, actual value 15c each; also ladies' fine
sheer linen initial Handkerchiefs with handsome wreath and pret
ty medallion, worth up to 180 each; all in one lot to 4A A
close out Thursday, each, only I V©
Ladies' and Men's black silk serge Umbrellas, best paragon frame,
steel rod, case and tassel, big variety of natural and fancy trim
med handles, goods well worth $1.50 each. Thursday, A|| A
sptcial bargain, each, on!y.; VOv
All our Fancy Parasols, to close out, U If n ■
Thursday . Half THCO
Ladies' fine Vests, low neck and sleeveless, also low neck and
short sleeves, silk tape, medium and extra larg-e 4j? n 2 for
sizes. Special bargain Thursday, each IOC 25c
Ladies' extra fine silk lustre Richelieu ribbed vests, assorted
pretty delicate colors, silk trimmed and silk tape, low neck and
sleeveless, a regular 50c vest—a lot to close out Thurs- AQ A
day. Special bargain, each only %3 M& C
Straight front Corset, 10£ inch clasp with low drop bust cA A
and medium back, made of lisle net, price OUu
Straight front Corset, splendid up-to-date garment for sumy- 4
mer wear, light and strong, imported batiste, price I
251=253=255 Nicollet Aye.
and Mrs. H. C. Samuels, Minneapolis; J. W.
Kramer, Dcs Moines; Mr. and Mrs. F. D.
Rock, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. H. Thompson
of Chicago, all of whom will remain for some
Miss Lawhead was the guest of the C. A,
Vandivers at the Beach over Sunday.
Misses Helen Hart and Ann Bovey spent
Sunday with Mrs. F. J. Woodworth at the
Misses Kate and Lucretia Bailey are spend
ing two -weeks at the Cedars, Minnetonka
Beach, with Mrs. H. A. Bennett. Miss Kate
had as guests on Sunda> Misses Ruth and
Emily Leonard and V. A. McKugick.
H. H. Rlcker spent Sunday with his fam
ily at the Cedars, Minnetonka Beach. |
The Benton cottage at the Beach, which
las not been ovipied this season, has- been
taken by F. P. Wilson and family, who will
take possession at once.
Mrs. Will King and son of Rockford, 111.,
is spending two weeks with Mrs. B. H. Wood
worth on Crystal Bay.
Mrs. Mary Howard Pendar was the guest
of Mrs. Charles Kent at Northwood part of
Miss Mayme Bagley spent Sunday at the
F. G. Bali cottage on Crystal Bay.
Mrs. D. C. Warden was called east Fri
day by the dangerous Illness of her mother.
She will be away for a month.
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Campbell are
spending two weeks at the Lafayette Club.
Among the over Sunday guests at the La
fayette Club were G. A. Clark, G. R. Clark
and C. S. Albert.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Burkholz of Grand Forks
have been spending a few days at Lafayette
Miss Alice Spratt was the guest vl Mrs. C.
J. Woodworth at the Beach over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Higgins have been
the guests of Mrs. Anthony Kelly at the
Beach for a few days.
Mrs. H. N. McDonald was a visitor at the
M. D. Hardin cottage at the Lafayette Club
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Fisher were the ■euests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Morris at the Lafay
ette Club on Saturday.
W. P. Mellon, a prominent railroad man
of Chicago, and Mrs. Mellon are at Lake
Park Hotel for an extended stay.
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Fisher of Excelsior had
as their guest over Sunday Miss Belden.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Gibson of St Louis ar
rived yesterday and are in their cottage at
Hotel St. Louis.' They were accompanied
by Mrs. W. D. Gilbert, Mrs. C. W. Wells and
Gilbert Wells of Burlington. *
Miss Maud Curry of Tacoma Is at Hotel
St. Louis for the season, having arrived yes
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Dwinnell are spending
the week at the Ice Yacht Club before their
departure for a trip on the great lakes.
Mrs. Hiram Kelly Is at the Ice Yacht Club
for a "week's stay.
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Larrabee are guests at
the Ice Yacht Club. Mrs. Larrabee leaves
the last of the week for Superior and later
will take an eastern trip by way of the lakes
with Mr. Larrabee.
D. H. McMillan of Tacoma is at Hotel St.
Louis for a week.
Miss Julia Rossum has been spending a
few days with Miss Harriet "Wagner at Cot
tagewood. Miss Charlotte Esmond will be
Miss Wagner's guest the last of the week.
Mrs. Lawrence E. Horton of Hankinson, N.
D., will arrive on Saturday to spend a week
with her brother, H. L. Hankinson, at Cot
Miss Edith Havlll has been spending a week
with Miss Charlotte M. Thompson at Clydes
dale cottage, Tonka Bay. She returned
home last night.
Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Davis and daughter
of Clarion, lowa, are expected to arrive this
week and will spend a month with Mr. and
Mrs. C. H. Spencer at their Tonka Bay
cottage. Miss Marion White will corns out
Saturday to spend a week with Miss Flor
Fred Dlttman of La Crosse, Wis., is a
guest at the J. Stoft cottage.
Miss Jessie Ronor and Miss Gertie Gllker
son have been guests of Miss Hortense Lay
born at Interlaken.
T. G. Hobart, who is spending a few days
at the Lovett cottage at Manttou is proving
to be one of the most successful fishermen at
• Freedom from Freckles ©
IE tssJU-7 and from all such disfigurements and €1
IP. I^^^ blemishes, follows the use of the Cl
IP >^---»^"T"V^^5s L Carlsbad Sprudai Water. It clears £|
Tjlitfr""" -A-*---^^ and freshens the skin wonderfully— £^
(^ X30^71 takes away that dull and mottied look 2»j*
tfflk r*!»rP^& ■ that comes from stomach derangements. Even .^^
W S^W>\ in chronic and stubborn cases of skin disor-^^
*W ; erS> like eczema it is the prescribed remedy. , .^)
i*||^^^CT A " a decided ; laxative action is desired, take CA:
# frVvl / a tea<iPoonful of the Carlsbad Spradel Salt : with M* i
If V ■AVten the firSt tumblerful of the water early in the . 1|;
J? ■X. - Vjf/ morning betore breakfast. Insist upon the ;^;
:ilik/^y^r / genuine imported, natural Carlsbad , Sprndel f:;'©'
# :■■■■ WJ^J. I Water ■ and Sa which has the signature of ©:
(^ ■^^^ ta /' ■ "Eisner & ; Mendel son Co., sole agents, New ';^
V J^ •' '" - York," on every bottle. ' '•■■•■*©•
the lake the present season, having no trou
ble in locating the elusive bass and every
day bringing in heavy strings of the black
Mr. and Mrs. Pierce of North Dakota are
occupying one of the West cottages, West
Point, for the remainder of the season.
Mrs. J. Mars and the Misses Mars and
Miss Nina Davis will be guests of Mrs J.
fetort over Thursday.
Mrs. Lucian Swift of Katahdin has as her
guest her grandmother. Mrs. S. A. Mason
and Mrs. I. M. Kelsey of lowa. They go from
here to Lake City and then to Massachusetts.
Walter N. Carroll and little son Charles
were the guests to-day of Rev. and Mrs. O.
A. Traut of Excelsior.
ai^ 1"8: bH - Thorn and daughter Helen, Mrs.
Albert King and daughter Adele of Centruli*,
Kan., are at Edgewood for the season.
Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Hobart, Miss Myrtla
Perry and Gus Hobart of Minneapolis, Percy
Cathro of Bottineau, N. D., are spending a
few days at Mani.tov with Mrs. M. E. Lovett
and Ralph Lovett.
Mrs. J K. Hoainer of Wildhurst, who has
gre eantirimp Urov e r k tte V&St tW° W6ekS ' ta
Miss Genevieve McCool and Earl Griswold
"ewndhurs gt. a W6*k at the TenDant COttag#
J. H. Howard la spending a two weeks' va
cation at his summer home, Edgemere at
Manitou. Robert Monahan spent Tuesday
with Mr. Howard.
Miss Grace Tennant of Wlldhurst will go
to Duluth Saturday, where she will spend
a week with friends at that place.
John H Steele. Fred B. Richmond and
, 11 were the Siesta of Ralph Lovett
of Manitou over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Stevens spent
Sunday and Monday at Manitou with Mrs*
Stevens parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Stick-
A party of the guests of the Sampson hous*
terda Indian village at Shakopee y«s-
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Hildegard of St Paul
are spending a few days with friends in Ex
celsior prior to their departure for a two
months' trip to Seattle.
Mrs. Walter Baker will give a children's
party Saturday in honor of little Miss Fay
RED WlNG—Miss Ida Dahlstrom of this
city and C. O. Johnson of Minneapolis wera
married at the home of the bride Monday
afternoon, the ceremony toeing read by Rey.
G. Rast, pastor of the Swedish Lutheran
church. The bride was attended by Miss
Hniaa Dahlstrom, her sister, and the groom
by August Gabel of Minneapolis.
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