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All these cut prices are off
when we close our store
next Saturday evening.
Discount on Bome linesHeating
StovesFaultless Malleable Steel
Ranges Eclipse Ranges Kitchen
Ware Cutlery Carvers bhafing
Dishes Coffee Percolators Glass
VasesJapanese Baskets, Etc., are
included in this sale.
Sink Cleaner free
to each lady who
visits our Kitchen
2nd Floor (take elevator)
Hardware, Cutlery, Tools, Paints,
Brushes* Stoves, Kltohenware, Eto.
247-249 NICOLLET AVE.
MISS THE LAST FEW DAIS OP
Sales Today and Tomorrow
1:30 and 7:30 p. m.
Japanese Entire Stock Must Go at Any Price.
Ladies' length Goats,
$2 and $3
OF PRIVATE CABS
Witness Before House Committee
Tells of Armour Grip on
Washington, Jan. 11.Some remarka
ble testimony in regard to the defiance
of law and decency by the private car
lines, particularly those managed in the
mteiests of Aimour, Swift and the other
big packing companies, has been
brought out at the hearings before the
house committee on mtei state com
George F. Mead, a member of the
Boston meat and pioduce exchange,
made a statement which shook the
committee out of its composure by
the defimteness of his allegation and
the senous character of the results he
declared were being accomplished. He
referred to the fact that Armour, Swift,
and other big packers had of late gone
into the fruit and pioduce business,
and he gave abundant instances from
his personal experience to show the pack
ers rapidly were seeming absolute con
trol of the commission business of the
countiy that they were able by illegal
methods to stifle competition and that
the private car lines had an improper
and unholy alliance with the railroad
Out of his personal experience the
witness showed that in 1900 the price
of icing a car of peaches from Michigan
to Boston was $20. Then the Armour
company secured an exclusive contract
for doing all the icing1
on the Per Mar
quette railroad. The Armouis immedi
ately put the price up to $55 and finally
to $70 According to the witness, Ar
mour & Co proceeded to buy up practi
cally all the peaches in Michigan at
their own figures, because they found it
convenient to refuse cars to other ship
pers or to be unable to ice anything
along the line of the Pere Maiquette
railroad until after the fruit had rot
ted, thus forcing all competitors out of
that field entirely.
"Trick of the Trade."
An entirely new development was
suggested by the witness, when he said
there were exclusive contracts between
the refngeiator car line and the lail
loads, which positively bound the rail
load company to notify the Armours,
and othei owners of private car lines,
of all intended shipments of similar
products, no matter by whom. The re
suit was, seveial cases, that when an
independent shipper got off a carload of
fiuit, which arrived at Worcester,
Mass, say on Wednesday, he found the
Armour combination, having been noti
fied in advance by the railroad, and hav
ing the means to expedite its own ship
ment, had flooded the Worcester mar
ket with fruit on Monday or Tuesday,
so the independent shipper found abso
lutely no buyers for his carload, and
was obliged to sacrifice it or throw it
In another case which came under his
personal knowledge, Mr. Mead explained
that the Pennsylvania railroad gave to
the Armour combination the exclusive
light of icing cars at Jeisey City. They
charged the Pennsylvania company
$2 50 for ice, while otheis had to pay $4.
Not satisfied with this extortionate
profit, the refngerator car line would,
whenever it found it to its mteiest to
do so, refuse to ice private individuals'
cars under one pietext or another, and
thus ruin the shipment.
'Kicked'' and Is Kicked.
In one particular case Mr. Mead told
of a car of peaches shipped by the Illi
nois Central Railroad company on which
the charge for icing was $100, while the
freight bill was only $25. He piotest
ed, and the refrigerator line was forced
to make good. Thereupon it persuaded
the Illinois Central Railroad company
to take his firm off the ciedit list, thus
involving him unnecessaiy tiouble to
prepay shipments from obscure towns.
This gross outrage was finally corrected,
but it served to show what the private
car lines could do bv connivance with
the lailroad companies to punish rebel
Chairman Hepburn asked the witness
if he knew any shippers who had been
DEPT. STORE GO.
NICOLLET AND SEVENTH ST.
The $9,000 Bankrupt Stock of Cloaks which we purchased from
the National Cloak Co., of Erie, Pa., is more than half disposed
of. We have gone through the balance of stock and marked
everything still lower in price. The goods must all be closed
out at once.
length Ladies' Goats,
to 97.SO Ladies'
Corset Covers, Drawers,
Gowns, values to 75c, JSC*
choice on bargain table. HrijUj'
A New Model in W. B.
Corsets, long hip, hose support
ers attached, $1.00 values, 'J K#*
ladles' Vests and
Pants, 85c kind for...
Boys' All Wool Drawers,
also misses' pants, values up to $1.
On Bargain Table A
A Manufacturers' Sample
line of ladies' fine wool underwear
worth to 98c to
WOO yards of Embroidery,
values to 12Jc, special for C|^
this sale, yd O O
to $19.50 Ladies'
Ladies' Cloth Ganes
ladies' Fleeced Hose, fast
black and good for 19c, Qira
Thursday, a pair
(Limit 6 pairs.)
Anchor, hook-on, military
front pads, silk twill Lisle Sup
porters, regular 25c and 49c.
Thursday Bar- 19If*
gain only "2v
500 Pillow Tops (includ
ing backs) all new designs,
values to 49c. Thurs- 0 4 f*
A attractive ad, full of information, placed in one paper will command
more attention than a short and vague ad placed in every paper in Min-
neapolis It ill cost less If your ad is In the want columns of
Journal it will be seen and answered
ruined or driven out of business by the
rivate car lines, but the minute Mr.
attempted to go into specific cases
he was at once choked off by the chair
man, whose sympathy with the railroad
i side of the situation fontmues to be as
manifest today as it was when the hear
ings were first begun.
Every road in Georgia, which, accord
ing to the witness, makes a business of
handling fruits, has entered into exclu
sive contracts with Armour and his asso
ciates. .This means, he said, the abso
lute control by the big packers, who find
cars for their own shipments, but leave
the crops belonging to others to rot on
Workings in Michigan.
In Michigan, he said, the Armour
combination at one time pretended it
was unable to furnish cars. The price
of potatoes thereupon declined and
there was a general slump in the market.
Thereupon, he declared, the Armour
company lumped into the field, bought
the whole crop on the slump, and in
stantly had cars enough to ship it away
at an enormous profit.
It is no wondei that testimony like
this is taking possession of the imagina
tion of men congress. Unless Col
onel Hepburn and his close associates on
the committee succeed in choking off the
shippers, as they have attempted to do
by individual abuse at the tiaily hear
ings before this committee, it vill soon
force congiess to pass a railroad rate
law as urged by President Eoosevelt.
FOUR MINERS ARE
Skips in a Victoria Mine Shaft at
Glenn Palls, Mich., Col
Speoial to The Journal.
Calumet, Mich., Jan. 11.Four men
.were killed instantly and two others se
verely injured yesterday afternoon
a shaft which is being sunk at Glenn
Falls, on a branch ox the Ontonagon
river, by the Victoria mine, for a hy
draulic power plant.
The dead are William Penrose, two
Austrians, names unknown, and an un
The accident was due to the breaking
of a cable, while six men were coming
to the surface in a skip. Two skips are
used. The men gave the signal to
hoist, but the skip at the top was froz
en fast and did not start until the other
ascended forty feet.
The top skip then pitched downward,
striking the upcoming skip and killing
two men outright and knocking two
others to the bottom of the shaft, where
they were picked up dead. The two
men seriously lniured will recover.
$ Phillips 231
Swanson Olson Newcomb
Totals Tot lis
The Hoboes rolled the following
Johnson 215 151
Johnson 1S9 165
Stein 158 1S9
Henderson 136 183
Crockett 170 149
181 189 180
213 147 145 174
210 182 178 167
968 911 874
Nobis Illlle O
Slmonson Hllle W.
152 160 14-.
122 139 199
N Covel 141 173
Febrman 170 148
Kees 154 198
I. Covel 171 179
Leltz 118 160
GHAIN AND FLOUR LEAGUE.
Eighth Ward League.
141 128 162
Totals 868 837
The Calumet Mich hockey team after de
featmg the Pittsburg players at Duquesne garden
left last night for home Manager Thomson
has made a date with a number of Chicago
hockey enthusiasts and hopes to organize a team
in that city Manager Thomson said "Pitts
burg is too far east for us to come and if we
can get Chicago men interested we will not travel
any further east A Chicago seven could make
big money by coming our way
High school athletes wish to cor
rect the published statement of the city papers
D.% to the hockey game played with the East
High school team last Saturday It was not
the South High school hocker team, but an in
dependent team called South Side
London, Jan 10 Richard Croker received a
curt reply from the secretary of the English
Jockey club In answer to his letter, asking why
the jockey will not allow his horses to be
trained at Newmarket Heath Secretary Wit
teibv note is as follows
"The Jockey club wishes to remind you that
the training grounds at Newmarket are the prl
vate property of the club and I am directed
by the stewards to Inform you that they do
not wish you to have your horses trained at
"I can do no more but I consider this reply
ridiculous It is no reply at all said Croker
A report was circulated that the Jockey club i
action was because Croker bid against Lord Mar
cus Beresfoid for three valuable yearlings when
Beresfoid was bidding for the king
The annual meeting of the Cedar Valley Rac
ing circuit will be held in Waterloo, Iowa on
Jan 25 There are ten cities In the cirucit and
Independence, Ottumwa and Hedrick are ap
plicants foi membership in the association Mat
ters of classes records and purposes will be dls
cussed and some radical changes for the better
are expected Leopold Levy of Waverly, who
has been secretary of the association since its
oiganization ten years ago, has resigned and will
move with his string of horses to Lexington
Ky A new secretary will be chosen and there
are a number of candidates for the position.
Thursday the magnates of the Western Base
ball league hold their annual meeting in Omaha
and already a number of the owners of fran
chises are there The principal event of the
meeting will be the election of a president to
succeed W S Sexton, who has refused the of
fice for another term The choice has about nar
rowed down to Sandy Griswold of Omaha and
Tip O'Neill of Oakland, Cal There will be no
changes In the circuit, all the clubs remaining
as they were last year
At the meeting of the Iowa State Baseball
league held at Marshalltown yesterday all cities
had representatives present The most important
action taken was the retaining of the circuit
Intact as it stands, the adoption of a season
of 126 games and the adoption of the constitu
tlon The clubs In the Iowa state league are
Waterloo Ottumwa, Marshalltown, Fort Dodge,
Boone, Keokuk, Burlington and Oskaloosa
President D. Laxdahl of the Northern
Baseball league has decided to call a meeting of
of directors in Fargo Jan 28 Theie seems to be
a sentiment to hare the circuit consist of eight
cities thib. season Crookston is out of it for
16i good, and there Is a disposition to let Ashland,
-irn.Wis, come In if that city so desires St
Cloud and Wahpeton have been suggested as cit
ies that would make up the eight necessary
At the meeting to be held in Fargo plans for
the season will be discussed and a circuit com
mittee will be appointed This committee will
be asked to report at a meeting to be held on
some date In February, at which time cities
will be admited
GREAT BARGAINS IN ODD ARTICLES TO
39c, 50c and 69c odd Candle Sticks, Silver Cov
ered Vases, Silver Cups, Trays, |^1
etc. choice each I j^2^
$2.50, $3.00 and $3.50 50-inch real gun metal
chains, with pearls or fancy stones, also real
coral. Special for ^-v
$3.50 8-day enameled wood clocks, half-hour
strike special while /j% -g rv
they last .J) 1 5
$5.50 Swiss carved wood cuckoo fc *j q*
clocks. Special for Saturday... JputVv
50c, 75c and $1 sterling silver coil bracelets.
Some with place for signet. s
Wash Goods Dept.
REMNANTS VOILES3,000 yards fine cotton voile in mill
remnants, 1 to 10 yards. Regular value 40c.
On special tables for Thursday only, per yard ^SoC
NEW PERCALES100 pieces fancy figured percales, in
dark colors, 36 inches wide. Special for f\l/
Thursday, only, per yard V?-2C
1,000 PAIRS gray cotton blankets, fancy bor
ders. On sale Thursday, only, per pair OVC
ONE GRAND LOT of silk slumber robes and fancy figured
bath robes, slightly soiled, go Thursday at just half price.
200 LARGE SIZE cotton filled comforters, fine silkoline cov-
ered, zephyr tied stitched, worth $2.50 -g fj(\
and $3. Choice Thursday at, each 1
HIGH GRADE COMFORTERS at just half price. Our en-
tire stock, of silk covered comforters, down or wool filled,
plain and fancy designs, all new, this season's latest color-
ings, choice at just one-half regular prices.
A meeting of the amateur skaters of the twin
cities will be held tonight at the Minneapolis
Athletic club to organize a western skating asso
elation All amateur skaters are invited to at
tend, and the promoters of this event expect to
have a good turnout of both 6peed and fancy
skaters An lnteresalng letter from Allan I
Blanchard of Chicago will be read Mr Blanch
ard has done much to build up skating and he is
very anxious that Minneapolis have such a skat
ing asbociatlon as that would gi \e the twin
cities a representative in the skating carnivals
which are held eveiy winter
Arrangements are complete for the first basket
ball game of the season which will be played
between Minnesota and Iowa *iiday evening at
the Universityvarmory The Iowa team is said
to be stiong and as the game will be the first of
the season a great deal of interest in the outcome
is being shown by followers of basketball The
game will be called at 8 clock and there will
be dancing in the armory after the game
The latest team to enter into negotiations for
a basketball game with Minnesota is that of
the Carlisle Indian school and arrangements will
probably be made to include a game with Car
lisle in the eastern tilp
If OR DRINKERS CURED
Whiskey and Beer Habit Cured at Home
With No Loss of Time.
Orrine is the only guaranteed cure for
the drink habit, can be used at home,
and destroys entirely the craving for
drink, without publicity or loss of time.
I quickly removes the craving for intox
icants steadies the nerves, restores the
appetite and gives refreshing sleep
Ten thousand grateful letters from
those who have been cured by Orrine
prove its infallible success I is the only
guaranteed cure for the liquor habit, and
we seek the worst cases in the commun
i ty order to prove that Orrine cannot
fail I is prepared in two formsNo 1,
which can be given in tea, coffee or food,
without the patient's knowledge, and N
2 which is for those who desire to be
cured The price of eith ei is $1 per box.
So ld and recommended by
Voegeli Bros Drug Co corner Wash
ington and Hennepin avenues and corner
Seventh street and Nicollet avenue, Min
The following specials have been pre
pared with a view to giving good value
for the money. Should you need any
of the goods mentioned below, you
will find them priced right and it will
be economy to buy here Thursday.
Tom Jenkins and Jack Carkeek drew a large
crowd last night at San Francisco to see their
wrestling contest at Woodward pavilion for the
championship of the world Jenkins won both
bouts the hrst In seventeen minutes and eight
seconds and the second in four minutes and forty
of a Club Woman
"It will do good work in modifying some fea-
tures of club life, showing up others in their
proper light and so benefiting the movement
at large."Louisville Courier-Journal.
Illustrated hy A. Keller, $1.5O
CAMBRIC CORSET COVERPull front, trimmed with two
Torchon lace insertions and edge in neck
to match ,^C
NAINSOOK CORSET COVERRound neck yoke, front and
back trimmed with three lace insertions and r\
edge to match, laced with ribbon 5
MUSLIN DRAWERSFine cambric ruffle,"
trimmed with tucking and lace ruffle
CAMBRIC DRAWERSLawn flounce, trimmed with two
wide Torchon lace insertions and s\
edge to match vr
MUSLIN GOWNYoke of solid tucking, surplice
neck trimmed with hemstitched lawn ruffle
MUSLIN GOWNHigh neck, yoke of six embroid
ery insertions and edge in neck and sleeves
CAMBRIC SKIRTDeep lawn flounce, trimmed with two
wide Torchon lace insertions and hemstitched fx
tucking. Wide lace edge on bottom O
HEAVY FLANNELETTE GOWNYoke of fancy stitching
Turnover collar and cuffs of plain
Cloak and Suit Dept.
LADIES' NEW WINTER COATS. Black and colors. Lined
throughout. $15.00 Coats
LADIES' SKIRTS in fancy mixtures and plain d* f\(\
cloths, all new effects. Thursday p tJ- \j\J
Sahlin Corset Fitter.
We wish to announce that we have secured the services of
an expert corset fitter, who will fit the famous
free of charge all this week in our Corset Department.
Several years ago I was afflicted with
what the doctors called Sciatic Rheuma
tism, or Lumbago, suffering the most in
tense agony at tunes, and being confined
to my bed about a year, although four of
the best physicians (one of whom was my
father) attended me during my illness.
They could give me only temporary relief, and I think they
tried about all the remedies known to medical science, dosing
me with strong medicine until my stomach got into such a
condition that I could digest nothing, and neither myself nor
my friends had any hope of my recovery. I was persuaded
to try S. S. S., and before finishing the first bottle I found
that I had the right remedy. I continued to take it until it
cured me perfectly. This was about nine years ago, and I
have been in splendid health ever since.
Murfreesboro, Tenn. J. D. MANSON.
iS NOT A SKIN DISEASE.
Fiery liniments, drawing plasters and penetrating oils never cured a case of Rheumatism because it is not
a local or skin disease, but a disease of the blood caused by a sour, acid condition of that vital fluid. The kidneys
and bowels get weak, the liver torpid, and the poisonous accumulations that should pass off through the usual
channels of nature are absorbed by the blood and distributed into the muscles, joints and nerves through the circu-
lation, producing inflammation and swelling of these parts, excitement of the nerves and other painful and disa-
greeable symptoms of the disease. Rheumatism sufferers look with dread upon the winter season with its damp,
cold, changing weather, for the first slight exposure is liable to bring on an attafk, and the sharp, cutting pains and
feverish, swollen joints and muscles make life miserable with almost unbearable torture. Local applications will
often give relief for a little while, but can do no permanent good, because the |1
trouble is not within their reach and even while the symptoms are being re-
lieved by such treatment the blood is becoming more heavily charged with the
uric acid poison, and the next attack will be more severe. S. S. S. cures this dis-
ease by arousing to proper action all the sluggish organs and going into the
blood, driving out all the acid and poisonous matter, renewing and strengthen-
ing it, and toning up the entire system by its fine tonic effect. It contains no Pot-
ash or other harmful minerals, but is purely vegetable and is recognized everywhere as the surest and safest blood
purifier. Our special book on Rheumatism will be mailed freeto all who write, and ourphysicians will give medical
advice to all sufferers, without charge^ TH
Corsets, $1.00 up.
James Ooffroth and Harry Corbett, Joint owners
and promoters of Yosemlte and Shasta clubs
of San Francisco, have dissolved partnership, and
Corbett says he is out of the game, so far as
being an owner of a club goes
ATLANTIC TRANSPORT LINE
NEW YORKLONDON DIRECT.
PORTLANDLIVERPOOL, short sea passage.
RED STAR LINE
Calling at Dover for London and Paris.
WHITE STAR LINE
NEW YORK AND BOSTON DIRECT
Gibraltar, Naples, Genoa, Alexandria.
FROM NEW YORK.
REPUBLIC Jan 14, noon* Feb 2, nooa
ORETIC Feb 4 noon, March 18, moon
ROMANIC Jan 28, A 30 March 11,1pm.
CANOPIO Feb 18 8.30 s~m.
0. E. BREOKE, N W. P. Agt,
121-188 8d st S, Guaranty Bid*, Minneapolis.
18 Different Cruises and Special Services to the
West Indies, i
Mediterranean & Orient:
Twin Screw Palatial Cruising Steamers.
Prom 18 to 7 6 days$125 to $300 up.
Send for illustrated booklets, rates, etc. before
deciding Winter plans.
3 7 BROADWAY. N. Y.
1B9Randolph St, Chicago, 111 W. B. Chandler.
E Eichorn & Son. A. E. Johnson & Co., O. EL
Brecke, Mils Nilson. A. 6 Vanstrnm & Co.
I was terribly afflicted with Rheuma
tism for eighteen months, and during my
sickness tried the skill of many good
physicians, all of whom pronounced my
case hopeless. I was for a year in such a
helpless condition that I was unable to
dress or feed myself. I had filled at dif
ferent times 52 prescriptions suggested
by friends, none of them giving me any relief. I finally de
cided to include S. S. S., and took the first dose while hob
bling about on crutches. After taking two bottles I found so
much relief I was able to relinquish the use oTt one crutch, and'
a faithful continuance of the medicine relieved me of the
other crutch, and shortly afterwards enabled me to go to my
work. I have had no return of Rheumatism, although this
was five years ago. J. O'MALLEY,
2135 N. Senate Ave. Indianapolis, Ind.
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