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The most popular me
dium priced car on the
market. Ball bearing
front seat and wheel
A beauty in every respect.
Heavy Touring Car, $2,300
Light Touring Car, $1,500
Delivery Wagon, $1,700
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329 HKNNEPIN AVENUE, 329
ONE FOR THE WEST AND ONEEdmontod
FOR THE EAST.
Western Project Is to Open Vast Ter
ritory Clear to Great Slave Lake
The Other Is a Canadian Pacific
Plan to Tap Hudson Bay Territory.
Special to The Journal.
New York, Feb. 6.Two .important
railroad projects that are to come, up
before the next session of the Cana
dian parliament deal with the open
ing of entirely new country. The first
is a Canadian Pacific project," and the
second has to do with the opening of
the great area lying north of the extimber
treme/northern division of Canadian
Pacific and is apparently an independ
The western project is one of the
most daring and interesting of thecalled,
past ten years, being a plan to runbetter
about one thousand miles of railroad
thru a country in which settlement
has hardly .begun and which is at
present productive of very little rail
The route chosen by the projectors
runs north by west from Edmonton
to the Athabasca river and thence
directly north to cross the Peace river
near Fort Vermilion. From this point
the projected line will strike north
easterly to the Hay river and follow
the valley of this river to Great Slave
lake. The country is mostly prairie
and is described as capable of produc-1
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The Famous Cadillac
Pronounced by Minne
apolis visitors at the New
York show to be the best
car shown there for the
money. Orders are
coming in fast. Don't
get left. Get in early.
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America's representative car
as shown at the New York
Show, the finest looking car
there. We received one of
the 24-horse power cars his
morning. Call and see it.
-WHEN AT THE-
Chicago Automobile Show
DON'T FAIL TO LOOK OVER THE
KNO CAR S
And bear in mind the fact that we can give
February and March deliveries on early orders.
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703 Gantnal Avo.
1904 Model on Hand. Twin City Tel. 16215.
ing wheat in great volume. A part
of the country would make good
grazing country. Beyond these two
resources it is not known what could
be done to make 3uch a proposition
pay. This whole country was former
ly dominated and in large part owned
by the Hudson Bay company and the
Northwest company before Hudson
Bay won its long fight against the lat
ter. At present the company has. its
posts scattered all over the territory.
It is sai that the country between
and the Peace river is un
derlaid with coal and iron. Pros
pectors who have been over the
ground substantiate this belief in part.
This new company, to be called the
Edmonton, Athabasca & Mackenzie
railway, asks a charter broad enough
to do anything. It wants the right
to build the main line, outlined above,
any branches it likes, to operate tele
graphs, telephones, electric lights,
trolleys, sawmills, etc., wherever and
whenever it likes.
The eastern scheme is nothing more
or less than a line from the Ottawa
river to Hudson bay. This line will
run thru the wildest' stretch of coun
try that is left on the continent, so
far as timber lands go. It will lie
right thru-the heart of the eastern
belt, both pine and spruce,
and should from its beginning pay its
way on the timber that will go with
the right of way.
New Ontario, as this region is
is stated by its friends to
farming land, when cleared,
than any other section of the prov
ince, with the possible exception of
the fruit belt of Niagara. Settlers
have been pouring into this region for
some.years and have been clamoring
for a railroad for about the same
length of time. Mr. Clergne of theference
Soo would have built Algoma Cen
tral thru to James bay if he had had
time and money. As it looks" now,
Canadian Pacific will get there first.
Prospectors who have been over
this country say that it is very much
like Wisconsin forty years ago, orvelopment
Minnesota fifty years ago. One criti-
TH& MINNEAPOLIS JOUENAL^^^-^^^fSi^S*
TRADE IN AUTOS PROMISES TO
SURPASS PREVIOUS SEASON.
Iiocal Dealers Say Supply of Machines
Will Hardly Equal the Demand
Many Improvements in T&is Year's
ModelsAmerican Makes Surpass
French for Use Here.
The automobile trade in Minneapo
lis promises to experience the most
profitable season in its history this
summer. Dealers agree in saying*that
prospects were never better for rec
ord breaking sales. It is estimated by
conservative men that not less than
four or five hundred machines will be
sold by Minneapolis firms this year.
Of these a large number will go to
smaller towns in the northwest, but
at least two or three hundred will
be used in the city. This will make
a total of six or seven hundred auto
mobiles in Minneapolis.
The problem of getting machines
from the factories promises to bother
the local dealers rawe than the ques
tion of finding buyers. Many of the
large manufacturing concerns in the
country have already sold their en
tire year's output, and prospective
purchasers are advised to get their
orders in early. That the automobil
isfs realize this condition is shown
by the large number of sales al
ready recorded. Many, however, are
waiting until after the Chicago auto
mobile show next week to place their
orders. They intend to inspect care
fully the various makes shown, and
then to select a machine. It is thought
that a large number of sales will fol
low the Chicago exhibit.
Experts who saw the automobile
show at New York last month agree
that the American manufacturers
have made great advances during the
last three years. Until this year the
French machine has been recognized
as the best in the market. Now,
however, it is admitted that the Amer
icans have turned out models which,
for use on American roads, are su
perior to the Gallic designs. Speed
and power are the ideals at which
the French manufacturers aim. The
Americans try to secure these advan
tages in the highest degree, and at the
same t'me to build a machine which
will stand the wear and tear of coun
try roads in the United States. They
have copied most of the good points
of the French models, and at the
same time have built autos which
will endure a lot of "grief" without
danger of a breakdown. While the
French machines are still recognized
as best for smooth, level roads, the
American makes are superior for use
in this country.
Many improvements have been
made in the 1904 models of the vari
ous makes of automobiles. Several
methods have been employed to add
to the strength of the machine while
at the same time slightly decreasing
the weight. Steel has been employed
in various parts of the frame instead
of iron. The tires have been made
heavier, much trouble having been ex
perienced last season with this part of
the machine. Many manufacturers
have copied the French tires, which
are more resilient than many Amer
ican makes and still very durable. The
general tendency is toward an increase
of power. Most buyers like high
powered machines, not because they
wish to travel at extreme speed, but
because the more powerful autos
make light of grades and rough roads.
A big touring car will travel up a com
paratively steep hill without appreci
able slackening of speed, whereas a
runabout would be compelled to slow
down to almost a footpace.
Dealers say that the auto craze is
not likely to die out like the bicycle
fever. They predict a steady increase
in the volume of trade from year to
year, and scout the theory that prices
will be reduced. The margin of profit
for the manufacturer and retail deal
er is not big enough to permit an ap
preciable cut, and the demand for the
best makes is expected to grow stead
ily, obviating the necessity of any re
duction. At present even, the supply
is not more than edual to the demand,
and the demand for autos for commer
cial use is. expected to increase fast
enough to take care of the additional
supply from the new factories that are
being built every year.
The automobile is no longer an excome
periment. It has been demonstrated
that a good machine, if properly
handled and cared for, is no more sub
ject to breakdowns than any other
kind of conveyance. An automobilist
can take out his machine for a trip
anywhere from 20 to 1,000 miles
in length, and count on arriving attop
.his destination without mishap.
"Nearly all the trouble with autos
is caused by careless owners or driv-
ers," said one dealer. "An automobile
is a beautiful piece of mechanism. It
will not break down, nor give any
trouble, while it is properly handled.
A good chauffeur can drive a first-class
machine 10,000 miles in a season, and
cal engineer thinks the country has
a better chance for future wealth
and greatness than either of these
states, Washington, Oregon or Maine
ever had before their opening by the
In this project Canadian Pacific has
returned to its original vocation
that of the pioneer railroad.
$50,000,000 FOR PENN. RAILROAD
Plan to Patch Up Differences with the
New York, Feb. 6.A syndicate of
New York bankers has agreed to lend
$50,000,000 to improve the Pennsyl
vania lines west of Pittsburg, and toformally
provide funds for the purchase of the
Western Maryland by the Norfolk &
Western, as a part of a plan for thePacific
settlement of the Gould and Pennsyl
The Western Maryland is controlled
by Gould interests and its president,
Joseph Ramsey, Jr., is president of the
Wabash. One of the rumors in circu
lation is that the Pennsylvania, after
taking over the Western Maryland,
will give the Gould lines a favorable
arrangement for seaboard traffic.
The Pennsylvania will receive the
money April 1, and will issue notes
bearing 4% per cent interest therefor,
the notes to be taken up in eighteen
WAR TALK OUT WEST
Is That XJ. S. Won't Profit Much
by Eastern Trouble.
A. M. Cleland, assistant general pas
senger agent oft the Northern Pacific,
returned yesterday from the coast. He
said: "I do not think that war in the
far east will make such a great dif
in business on the Pacific
coast. There is absolutely no appre
hension of the future among the bus
iness men of the west. They are allinson,
optimistic and all are looking for a
continuance of favorable conditions.
There is a tremendous amount of de
and improvement work in
progress, and the Puget sound cities
See it at the Chicag
Show Next Week.
While many improvements have
been made in the efficiency of thewho
automobile, the little accessories
which contribute to the comfort and
convenience of the driver and passen
gers have not been overlooked. One
improvement which promises to bebus
very popular is the glass front
and canopy top. Owners of mammoth
touring cars and racing machines will
perhaps scorn the innovation, but
others will welcqme anything which
affords relief from wind and dust, the
great drawbacks to the pleasure of
the sport. Along with the. canopy
go curtains which can be let down
at the sides and back of the carriage
in case of rain.
AUTOS FOR CHINA'S RULERS
Fifteen Cars Sold to the Emperor and
Probably the most extraordinary
especially are making rapid gains.
The west is very prosperous and every
one seems to be enthusiastic over the
prospects. People in that country
firmly believe, that in ten years they
will have the greatest country in the
MR. LEVEY ARRIVES
Comes to Confer With His Chief,
Charles M. Levey, the new assistant
to President Howard Elliott of the
Northern Pacific, will be in St. Paul
until Sunday for a conference with Mr.
Elliott. Last night he was entertained
at dinner by Mr. Elliott. De
partment heads were present. Mr. El
liott said: "We need a man on the
coast to take care of our rap
idly increasing interests there and to
handle matters that need more su
pervision than I, nearly 2,000 miles
away, can give."
Distance Tariff in Missouri.
Jefferson City, Mo., Feb. 6.The
Missouri* board of railroad commis
sioners has adopted a maximum dis
tance freight rate schedule for this
state. It makes a reduction in freight
rates in Missouri as follows: Grain
from 30 to 35 per cent on livestock,
from 5 to 40 per cent on soft coal,
about 50 per cent on hard coal, about
25 per cent on lumber, about 15
per cent on merchandise, from 5 to
50 per'cent, and on other classes from
6 to 50 per cent.
MONEY FOR ALASKA LINE
It Is Put Up in ChicagoWork for
1 This Year. .:-^i
New York Sun SpeoUl Service.
Tacoma, Wash., Feb. 6.In a tele
gram from Chicago, George W. Dick
formerly general manager of
the Northern Pacific, states that six
moneyed men of Chicago have signed
papers by which they agree to
vance the money for building the
Alaska Central railroad from Seward,
COMFOl/Kftt EK&I3TS. HIGH ECONOMY.
ABSOLUTELY FREE FROM NOISE AND VIBRATION,
not have the slightest trouble, where
as another man will suffer mishap
after mishap. An automobilist must
drive with his head, not simply with
his hands and feet. Careless driving
is responsible for most of the com
plaint about poor machines."
6, 1904. ^MSm^^-M
Hayne Aut Co The White
627 First A v. South, Minneapolis.
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The Quee Runabout
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Can Be Had With or Without TonneauSingle or Double Cylinder
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STRONG & NORTHWAY MFG. CO.
251 Third Avenue South, MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.
conquest yet achieved by the automo
bile is marked by the shipment of fif
teen cars by a German firm to the em
peror of China, and the empress dow
These cars are to be used between
the winter and summer palaces in Pe
king, and it is understood that they
are presents from the Chinese viceroy,
made them a means of currying
favor with the powers that be, and at
the same time an excuse for looting
the imperial treasury.
All of the vehicles are built in omni
style, and are wonderfully em
bellished with blue and silver dragons
Three of them are intended, re
spectively for the empress dowager,
the eniperor and the queen consort.
These cars are painted bright yel
low. The others are finished in redtAttell.
and are intended for the royal suite.
Twenty of the best engineers in the
flowery kingdom are studying the
operation of the cars under the tuition
of two German mechanics, and show a
deep interest in their lessons, which is
said to be inspired by promises of
prompt beheading should any mishap
occur after the cars are given finally
I into their custody.
on Resurrection bay, to Atwood, on
Tanana river, a distance of 413 miles.
The money has been banked for build
ing the first section to Lake Kenai
this year. Dowdell & Co. of Chicago
have taken the contract to build the
line. Orders have been placed for
rails, locomotives and cars with which
to commence construction. Resurrec
tion bay was chosen as the southern
terminus because it is open to naviga
tion the year around.
Milwaukee's Partial Cut.
The Milwaukee has announced that
it will put in effect the one way rates
thru Montreal offered by the other
Chicago lines, but it will not put in
effect now the $37.80 rate to
As a compromise agreement, western lines will
pay only 5 per cent commission on trans-Atlantic
immigrant business for the Pacific coast, but will
pay 10 per cent on business to interior points
west of Chicago and St. Louis.
The Northern Pacific has completed the sur
vey from Sumas to New Westminster. The
road now runs into Vancouver over the Canadian
Pacific, but the completelon of the new line
will give it access over its own tracks.
The Milwaukee's report shows net earnli
for December of $1,707,369, an increase over
the same month last year of $214,141. Kor the
six months ending Dec. 31. net earnings were
$10,2.5,059 an increase of $647,296.
A. W. Wheatley, superintendent of the North
ern Pacific shops at Brainerd. has been appoint
ed assistant superintendent of motive power, a
positio created at this time. .T. N. Andrews,
foreman of the shops, will succeed Mr.
Wheatley as superintendent.
General Freight Agent H. si. Pearcc and As
sistant General Passenger Agent G. H. MacRae
of the Omaha, have gone to the Pacific coast to
W. B. Dixon, northwestern passenger agent
of the Milwaukee, after an illness with typhoid
fever lasting since Thanksgiving Day. was
to be at his office yesterday. Monday he will
go to Ocean Springs. Miss., to-recuperate.
Brie line agents have been asked to call at
tention of manufacturers along the road to the
fact that, for the information of passengers,
factories within sight of the road should be
labeled with 'conspicuous signs.
The Pennsylvania has arranged to borrow $30,-
000,000 for eighteen months at'an equivalent of
4 Mi per cent. The company will rcfeive the
money April 1 atid issue coupon notes secured by
as security. Banking interests which
represent the Pennsylvania s:y that the note.*
have been taken by a syndicate and will not be
On one filling of gasolene and
water. Four White cars went
through the Endurance Run
from New York to Pittsburg.
Two of the contestants finishing
on schedule time and receiving
The Incomparable White Tour
ing Car. Price $2,000.
With canopy top, curtains and
glass front, baskets, acetylene
lamp equipment, and extra
tonneau seat, $2,275.
The most reliable Automobile
built, without any exception,
regardless of motive power.
While steam is the motive
power, the objectionable fea
tures of boiler and water level
found in other cars have been
overcome by the entirely auto
matic water feed and fuel reg
ulation, known as the White
System. Condenser permits
using the water over and over
Flexible Speed Control.
Write us for- White
Bulletin and Catalog.
"Philadelphia Jack" O'Brien is willing to meet
"Kid" McCoy in a six-round bout at Boston,
and it will not go any too well with McCoy if
the Philadelphian can get to him and inflict
punishment. O'Brien, when informed of Mc
Coy's challenge, said: "Recent developments
prove that I was wronged in the Ryan contest.
I considered McCoy a friend, but now I can
plainly see his reason for throwing the sponge
into the' ring. He wanted a match and preferred
Ryan for his next opponent, but since he bns
included me he can have my game, and he will
get it properly."
Battling Nelson of Chicago got the decision
over Jack O'Neill of Philadelphia after six fierce
rounds at Milwaukee. George Gardner of Lowell.
Mass., and Kid Carter of Brooklyn have been
matched to go six rounds before the Milwaukee
Boxing club on Feb. 10.
The Britt-Corbett fight has practically been
declared off because of Corbett's determination
to box Dave Sullivan and a plan has been formed
make a match between Frankle Neil and Abe
The ficht will be brought off at San
Francisco on the date fixed for the Britt-Corbett
afTair if arrangements can be made. It now
seems that Corbett was influenced In his decision
(o fight Sullivan by the belief that the Hayes
Valley club would not be able to carry out its
contract and bring off the bout. The club is
having trouble over the license, and It has not
yet been settled.
York. Pa.Suprena Riley, a gypsy queen, SO
years old, and wealthy, is dead. She leaves sev
offered at public sale. The $50,000,000 will be
issued chiefly for improving the main line from
New York to' Chicago.
PRESIDENT HARPER ILL
Chicago, Feb 5.Considerable anxiety
is felt in University of Chicago circles
over the illness of President Harper, who
has been sick in bed since Wednesday,
suffering from acute typhlitis.
Hope, Ind.There are 150 cases of measles
here out of a total population of only 1,000.
The pleasures of this life depend en
tirely upon the condition of your health.
peo 2, and especially those who
are dyspeptic, cannot enjoy life. They
are nervous, irritable and always "out
of sorts." Such persons should kno
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