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HE REALLY LEADS
THE SIMPLE LIFE
PRIZEFIGHTER NEEDS NO LESSONS
FROM CHARLES WAGNER.
Oscar Gardner Maintains that No One
Gets Back to First Principles Quite
Like the Fighter" Go to the Pugil
ist, Consider His Ways, and Be Wise"
Just Like the ''Priniertive Man."
"When it comes down to the sod
Bee?we prizefighters has got the rest
of 'em stung to a frazzle for the real
'simple life,' said Oscar Gardner to
day. He is the man who floored the
"Terrible Terry" when McGovem. was
in his prime. Oscar drew a deep breath
into his capacious chest and drew up
his powerful muscles.
I never met this here Charles Wag
ner. Guess he ain't no sporting man,
only some college perfesser. Wonder
it he is any relation to Grandpop Hans
Wagner of the Pittsburg Nationals?
Hans could give Chollio some points,
I bet, that he never even touched in
that book his.
"This ain't no kid either about us
pugs and the simple life. Look here.
What is these first principles, anyway?
Don't we get at the other fellow the
wav the priniertive man done? Nothin'
artificial for us. Up with the fists. The
man what's done is out. Ain't that
the way it was done before there was
any charity balls, pet pug dogs, mon
key dinners, dress suits, and fifty-course
dinners? I guess yes. It's the best
man what wins, accordin' to first prin
ciples. That scms to be what this here
Wagner is argym' about.
"Who leads the quiet life between
fights? We do. There ain't no cham
pagne dinners for us. We cuts out all
the dishes from potato salad to green
mint and the trainer says 'No bridge
whist.' We go to bed with the fowls
and get up when other people are won
derin' what kind of a head they are
going' to connect with the next morn
ing. When we're eatin' roast beef raw,
thev are callin' for ice water and won
derin* whether that grape they had the
night before was the real thing.
Look at us. rosy complexion, full of
fire, appetites like a horse, lots of sleep,
lookin' for a fight just like the prinier
tive man. What do you want for your
Police Force In Trim for Annual Inspec
Today was inspection day for the entire
police force, which accounted for their
unusually trim and neat appearance. Ac
cording to ordeis from Superintendent
Dol the precinct captains were required
to hold inspection one-half hour before
the regular roll call, and each officer ^vas
required to appear in his best uniform,
with polished shoes, bright buttons and
his equipment in good condition. The in
spection regulations will be enforced all
For sale everywhere
PROM MAY 15th to 20th
The start is exciting
Main stairway rolls
Cabin is smelly
Everything starts up
This can be prevented
For three days before sail
This water removes the bile
which causes seasickness. Red
Raven also settles the stomach
and prevents constipation.
Should be taken every other day
during the voyage
O fpl__,-__ Wit one sun-
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Regular amounts given on Sugar and Butter.
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SCENES OF HORROR
A. A. CRANE TELLS OF TERRIBLE
Local Man Escaped Death Thru Good
Fortune of Getting Rear Berth in the
TrainBears Some Marks of the Ac
cident, HoweverHe Gives Graphic
Description of the Shock and Rescue
Scenes. A. A. Crane, cashier of the National
Bank of Commerce, was receiving con
gratulations yesterday on his escape
from death or serious iniury in the
Pennsylvania train explosion disaster
earlv Thursday morning, one mile and
a half east of Harrisburg, Pa. Mr.
Crane arrived on the Burlington, Sun
day, morning, walking with some diffi
cuitv on account of a cut in one foot,
and with bits of courtplaster spread
over his anatomy. One serious cut from
broken, glass was iust an inch from his
right temple. Besides having his
clothes and his traveling cases be
daubed with blood, Mr. Crane lost
paiamas, his hat and a cuff and link.
His extreme good fortune in escaping
with his life was due to the fact that at
Philadelphia he was assigned to the last
berth in the last car. Passengers in the
first two sleepers and train hands were
blown to pieces by the explosion of
50,000 pounds of blasting powder and
then were burned with t"he rapid de
struction of the entire train of seven
sleepers and two baggage cars by the
Had it not been for the explosion,''
said Mr. Crane, "there would have been
no loss of life, altho our train was mak
ing sixtv miles an hour when the en
gineer discovered the obstruction ahead.
The train stopped with a sud'den ierk,
and was discussing the cause of the
sudden stop with a man across the aisle,
when there were three successive ex
plosions as if the Pintsch gas holders
on sleepers ahead had blown up.
"Then all of a Sudden it seemed as if
the whole earth had opened up and the
air was filled with glass and millions
of flving splinters. It was something
I shall never forget. I threw my two
grips and clothing thru the window,
donned some clothing and went back
into the coach to see of what service
I could be.
"Across the berth from the one I
had occupied were two women they
were both covered with blood. A gen
tleman from Pittsburg occupying the
adjoining berth from the one I occu
pied, assisted me in helping these
women. When we had gained the
ground outside the train there was a
sickening sight that beggars descrip
"Men and women torn limb from
limb, their forms and clothing be
smeared with blood, some attired in
their night clothes and some with their
clothing torn completelv from them,
were writhing and screaming in their
agony. soul rebelled at the scene
of horror, and with the two women
whom my newly made friend and I had
assisted, we took a car for Harrisburg,
one mile and a half away.''
Accident Was Unique.
Mr. Crane savs the disaster is one
which had never happened before and
probably never will again. He criti
cizes the Pennsylvania company for
hauling carloads of powder in the mid
dle of a freight train, however, and for
not keeping it out of the way of pas
senger traffic. The powder belonged to
the company and was being hauled to
Ut Wait till YOU re OUt a Pittsburg for delivery to its contrac
The Pennsylvania is a four-track road
at the point of the disaster. Outside
was the passenger track and- next to it
the freight track. The engineer of the
frfcight thought he saw danger ahead
from a switching engine. He applied the
brake suddenlv. An air pipe burst in
the middle of the train setting the front
end hard. The rear end, running loose,
kept up its rapid momentum and forced
two cars over the passenger track. Be
fore a brakeman could get back the
passenger train was coming on. The
flagman says that the engineer appar
ently paid no attention to him. The
train "side-swiped" the freight, and
within five minutes the powder was
ignited and the explosion occurred be
fore anyone was aware of the danger.
In the front cars the slaughter was ter
rible. In the last two cars the damage
was from flying glass and splinters. In
half an hour the train and the pinnecl
down passengers were consumed.
TRAFFIC MEN ORGANIZE
F. I. Whitney Is President of the New
The Transportation League of St.
Paul was formed Saturday at the Com
mercial club to promote friendship and
sociability among the traffic men. It
is expected to enlist the support of 200
The officers: President, F. I. Whitney,
With one-lb can of
best Baking Powder
With large bottle
double strength Ex
tracts, any flavor.
With 2 boxes choice
Toilet Soap. Per
With 3-lb pail Swift's
Best Silver Leaf
With 7 bars Borax
Laundry Soap. It's
the best, 25c.
With one box A.&P.
Cocoa, as good as
the best, 20c.
With one lb, fresh
roasted Mocha and
Java Coffee, sp. 30c.
With 2 packages
finest Macaroni, per
assenge traffic manager of the Great
secretary and treasurer, H.
W. Browne, city ticket and passenger
agent of the New York Central lines
directors, E. F. Malone, assistant gener
a passenger agent of the Great West
ern William Stephenson, general agent
of the Wisconsin Central A. B. Smith,
assistant genteral passenger agent of the
Northern Pacific Frank Bacon, com
mercial agent of the Omaha and North
western lines O. A. Wilson, chief clerk
of the northwestern freight department
of the Burlington Frank S. MeCabe.
chief clerk of the Omaha general pas
senger department Frank M. Rugg,
northwestern passenger agent of the
Burlington C. E. Stone, general pas
senger agent of the Great Northern, and
W. L. Wyand, northwestern passenger
agent of the Michigan Central.
WON'T MOVE SHOPS
North-Western Denied Report that I
Will Leave Waseca.
Special to The Journal.
Owatonna, Minn., May 15.Mayor
Charles Green has received a communi
cation from the officials of the North
western railroad, stating that the
shops and terminals at Waseca will
not be removed to Owatonna.
Some time ago Owatonna business
men were informed that the railroad
shops at Waseca were in a dilapidated
condition and had been condemned. They
immediately took up the matter of mov
ing the shops to this city, and it was
believed that the effort would be suc
cessful, as the offer made the company
The communication stated that the
report concerning the condemnation of
the shops was erroneous and that the
management of the road had no inten
tion of making a change at present.
SOO BEACHING OUT
Surveying for Feeders to New Kenmare
Special to The Journal.
Starkweather, N. D., May 15.A
party of Soo surveyors reached Stark
weather yesterday having completed a
preliminary survey from the Canadian
border to "this place. The survey par
allels the Great Northern SL John's
branch, from the Canadian line at a dis
tance of twelve miles east, and from
Rock Lake parallels the survay of the
proposed extension of the farmers road,
Intentional Duplicate Exposu
From 8:30 A. M. to 12 Noon, at
8 pieces of extra heavy all pure
Silk Natural Pongee, full 25-in.
wide, worth 75c. Not more than
15 yards to each customer.
Stocks will be rearranged
greater than was today,
shall be able to serve you,
Values to 50c yardConsisting of
good Poulards, new Wash Silks,
Jacquard Taffetas in blues,
browns and greens white wash
Habutai and black Japanese
Silks for shirt waists, etc., also
odds and ends of many other
kinds of silks.
Arnold MullsFine sheer fabric,
with invisible satin stripe effect
the new Tweed printings sell
regularly at 19c.
Special sale of Refrigerators, Go-Carts,
Oil and Gasolene Stoves, etc. North Star
Refrigerators, cork filled, removable ice
chambers, lined -with 4-coated baked
white enamel, three family sizes. No. 10,
5.00 No. 20. $18.50 No. SO,
running one mile to the west, to this
place. These lines will be feeders to
the Thief River Falls-Kenmare branch
line. The engineer stated that a double
force had been rushing the work to this
point, and he would not state whether
the line would go farther, but said the.y
had orders to return to construction
work on the main' line.
It is thought by some that if the Soo
continues in the present course, the new
line will cross the Farmers road at
Starkweather and continue southeast
across Ramsey county, crossing the
Great Northern near Bartlett, and con
tinuing on' to Fargo.
Illinois Central Extending Block Sys
tem Into Iowa.
Special to Ihe Journal.
Iowa Falls, Iowa, Mav 13.It is re
ported that the Omaha division of the
Illinois Central will be extended to
Cedar Falls. In such an event, the
Dubuque division would be extended to
that point, and the Albert Lea divisidi'
added ^to the Omaha territory, making
this division about 175 miles long and
the Dubuque division 110.
The Central having completed its!
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL.
Values to $1.00 yardConsisting
of Silk Velvets, 27-inch colored
and white Japanese Silks, suit
able for graduation and com
mencement gowns plain colored
taffetas for lining and petticoats
black taffetas and neat effects in
London BatisteVery fine and
sheer fabric, the newest idea
printing, Japanese and staple ef
fects 20c values.
The Bloch Go-Carts, physicians agree that
the Bloch is the most beneficial to the child,
combining comfort and ease with natural po
sition. We are exclusive agents for this
handsomest make the market.
Indiana Hardwood Refrigerators, dry air cir
culation, galvanized steel lined ice chambers,
cheap in price, only, No. 00, $5.95 No. 0,
$8.50 No. 1, $10.00 No. 2, $11.95 No.
Ovens for Gas or OH Stoves, Russia iron,
good bakers. One-burner, $1.25 two-burn
Gasolene Stove3, a first-class make, guaran
teed. Two-burner, $2.48 three burner,
block system between Chicago and Du
buque, work has been commenced on
similar improvements along the com-
line across Iowa. The system
etween* Dubuque and Waterloo will be
in operation in about another week, and
then woik will be commenced on the
system between Waterloo and Fort
Dodge, Fort Dodge and Sioux City, and
Fort Dodge and Omaha. Tbis means
the addition of a big force of operators,
for a day and a night man will be in
stalled at every station and passing
track between Dubuque and Sioux City
The Michigan Central's New Train.
The Michigan Central put on a new
east-bound train yesterday, whicV
leaves Chicago at 8:45 a.m. and arrives
at Buffalo at 9:50 p.m. It is called
"The Wolverine" and carries a New
Yoik sleeper, besides buffet and parlor
cars. It will prove a convenient train
for twin city travelers who want to
make early and close connection for
the east at Chicago. The new time
card makes other minor changes.
Iowa Falls Report.
A Liquid Food
The true Malt-Tonic rich in tissue-forming,
blood-making properties is
Noonday Luncheon 30c, in Our Tea Rooms. Excellent Table d'Hote Dinner, S to 7, 40c.
SEVENTH AND NICOULET
Sale continues all this week. Out of town people will find
it to their advantage to attend this sale and purchase freely.
The Annual May Silk Sale Began Today
demonstration of Dayton's valuesfurther evidence as to the popularity and confidence placed in this growing Store.
Many were here before the time announced for the opening of the sale. They had 'attended other sales of ours and knew what
to expect of this one.
Tuesday's Offerings Are Just as Great
over night, many new goods will be laid on the tables for Tuesday shoppersthe second day will be as great or
If for any reason you were not able to secure just what you wanted today, come early Tuesday we believe we
Values to $1.25 a yardConsist
ing of plain colored Peau de
Cygnes, Taffetas, changeable
Taffetas, satin twilled Foulards,
satin Liberties, Habutais, nat
ural Pongee, black Moires, Ar
mure Benf aline, Grenadines also
many waist lengths in beautiful
Beautiful Summer Wash Goods
EAUTIFUL? Indeed beautiful many have said, "As pretty as a flower garden." Extremely advantageous purchases for this
May Sale have placed these most fashionable fabrics within the reach of all. Think of it, a 45c Organdie now yours at 25c, while 10c
takes a 19c Arnold mull. But these offerings are not for an indefinite period. The sale will continue all the week, but what you want will
be easiest and most surely secured tomorrow.
Mercerized PanamaPure yarn
dyed check effect, the scarce
shades, cadet, fawn and green,
SALE CONTINUES ALL THIS WEEKOut-of-town people will find it to their advantage to attend this sale and purchase freely.
Housefurnishings in the Bright Daylight Basement.
Moines, Iowa Falls & Northern railway
which has its headquarters this city
has just filed its annual statement show
ing that its earnings for each mile of
road the past year was $163. The
company operates seventy miles of road
in Iowa, the valuation of which is $1,-
937,944. The gross earnings for the
year were $134\840. The operating ex
penses were $123,365, leaving the net
See Stockwell SoonThat life insur
ance^The Penn Mutual. Andrus bldg.
Wisconsin Central Railway Summer
St. Louis, Mo.Tickets on sale May 13,
22, one fare plus 50 cents round trip.
Milwaukee, Wis.June 16, 19 inc., one
fare plus 50 cents round trip.
Toronto, Ont.June 18, 19, 21, 22, one
fare plus $2 round trip.
Baltimore, Md.July 1, 3 inc., one fare
Special to The Journal.
Iowa Falls, Iowa, May 15.The Desjthe blood, nerves and complexion
lu $2 round trip,
full particulars call or address V.
C. Russell, C. P. & T. A., 230 Nicollet
Women with pale, colorless faces, who
feel weak and discouraged, will receive
both mental and bodily vigor by using
Carter's Iron Pills, which are made for
It is made up of 14.60per cent of nutritious Malt
extract and is a perfect digestantn?Jn-intoxi
catingdelicious tasting. The ideal tonic for
Sold by all druggists and grocers.
Prepared by -M
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Ass'n
St.Xonls.1J. S. A.
Total premium income
Rents and interest
From all other sources
May ..15, .1905 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^f^p^ 5
Values to $1.50 a yard3,000
yards of beautiful new Silks for
Shirtwaist Suits, in tasty effects
in Jacquard Check Louisenes
and Taffetas, new changeable ef
fects in Taffetas, colored Lumi
neaux, 27-inch colored Taffetas,
fine quality 25-inch Natural Pon
gee, black Peau de Soie, guaran
teed Taffetas, etc.
Silk Embroidered Organdies
Very sheer fabrics with fancy
embroidered effects handsome
printings, worth regularly 35c.
Brightest and best Blue Flame Kerosene Oil
Stoves, latest improved no smoke, no odor
perfectly safe cannot explode. Two-burner,
$3.95 three-burner, $4.95.
Extra heavy galvanized iron Garbage Cans,
three sizes, 5-gal., 59c 8-gal., 79c 10-gal.,
95c Window Cleaners, iron frame, best rubber
cleaner, 12-inch, 15c 14-inch, 19c 16-inch,
Garden Hose, 3-ply, cut to order, any length,
per foot, 5
3-ply Hose, warranted full season, T'/4c foot.
Crescent Belting & Packing Co. 7-ply Hose,
not sold by any* other dealer for less than 16c,
special, foot, 10c
BANKERS' RESERVE LIFE COMPANYPrin
clpal office* Omaha, Neb. (Organized la 1897.)
Bascom H. Roblson, President. Ray C. Wag
ner, secretary. Attorney to accept service in
Minnesota: Insurance Commissioner.
INCOME IN 1904.
First year's premiums
Excess of income over disburse
Wash Goods Special
From 8:30 A. M. to 12 Noon, at
Nacre SuHlag A beautiful fabric,
pure yarn dyed, navy blue and
while mixtures, Bourette effects
sold ordinarily at 15c as a bar
gain. Not more than 15 yards to
Total income $338,017.10
DISBURSEMENTS IN 1904.
Death claims an! matured endow
Annuities and premium notes,
voided by lapse.
ASSISTS DEC 31. 1904.
Premium notes and policy loans..
Bonds and stocks owned
Cash in office and in bank
Bills receivable and agents' bal
Acctued interest and rents
Deferred and unpaid premiums....
Values to $2.50 a yardConsist
ing of new checked Louisiaes
with beautiful jacquard and dot
effects handsome new patterns
in Chiffon Taffetas, new plaids,
plain and glace Taffetas with em
broidered dots and rose buds, as
sorted colors black Peau de Soie,
and Peau de Cygne.
Total admitted asets $844,504.82
Assets not admitted, $2,452.32.
LIABILITIES DEO. 31, 1904.
Net value of outstanding policies.. $298,748.10
Claims adjusted and not due, and
unadjusted and reported 7,600.00
Total liabilities on policy hold
ers' account $301,248.10
Gross divisible sirplus 43,256.72
EXHIBIT OF POLICIES. 1904 BUSINESS.
Policies In force at beginning
of the year 2,485 $6,911,500
Policies in force at closa of
the year 8,460 0,850,750
Net increase 1,025 $3,439,260
Issued, revived and increased
during the year 1,873 3,398,600
Total terminated during the
year 848 959,250
By death 8 26,500
By surrender 28 101,500
By lapse 312 820,750
By change and decrease 10,500
BUSINESS IN MINNESOTA IN 1904.
Policies in force at beginning
of the year None
Issued during the year 41 $80,000
Ceased to be In force
during the year None
In force Dec 31, last 41 80,000
Losses and claims paid during the
year ,t None
Losses and claims settled during
the year s. None
Losses and claims nnpald Dec. 81 None
Received for premiums $3,105.94
STATE OF MINNESOTA, ,.,,,_
department of Insurance.
Whereas, the Bankers' Reserve Life Company,
a corporation organized under the laws of Ne
braska, has fully complied with the provisions
of the laws of this state, relative to the ad
mission and authorization of insurance companies
of its class.
Now, therefore, I. the undersigned. Insurance
Commissioner, do hereby empower and authorize
the said above named company to transact its
appropriate business of life insurance in the
State of Minnesota, according to the laws there
of, until the 31st day of January, A. D. 1906,
unless said anthority be revoked or otherwise
legally* terminated prior thereto.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my
hand and aimed my official seal at St. Paul,
this 31st day of January, A. D. 1905.
THOMAS D. O'BRIEN,
Silk OrgandiesThese are all
this season's latest floral print
ings, in all the dainty combina
tions regular value is 45c.
LAWN MOWERS CHEAP.
New Bteel mower blades, hardened and
tempered in oil, 8-in. wheel, only $2.69-
BaU bearing Lawn Mowers, a high grade
machine In every respect medium size,
GrasB Shears, good steel, 19c
CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY.Prin
cipal office, Chicago, 111. (Organized in 1897
O. H. Bunker, preeident, A. A. Smith, secre
tary. Attorney to accept service in Minnesota:
Insurance Commissioner. Cash capital, 9300,000.t'
INCOME IN 1904.
Accident premiums received $1,886,804.69
Health premiums received 234,350.58
Total premium income $2,070,665.17
From interest, dividends and rents 83,448.93
Total income $2,104,099.10
DISBURSEMENTS IN 1904.
Accident claims paild (net) pa
Health claims paid (net)
Net paid policyholders
Investigation and adjustments of
Commissions Dividends to stockholders
Salaries of officers, agents, em
ployees, examiners' and Inspec
All other disbursements
Surrender Tal'ies to policy holders. 6,066 06
DiTldends to policy holders 19,884.02
Total paid policy holders $52,626.72
Commissions, salaries and expenses
of agencies 108,875.56
Salaries of officers, employees and
examiner's fees 21.088.01
All other disbursements 17,787.79
Total disbursements $1,998,629.03
Excess of incoibe over disburse
ASSETS DEC. 31, 1904.
Value of repl estate owned $36,000 00
Mortgage loan? .377,275.97
Collateral loan-~r 25.000.00'
Bonds and stocks owned 222,866.38
Oash in office and in bank 150,866.40-
Accrned interest and rents 12,047.33'
Premiums in course of collection.. 720.609.94
All other admitted assets 144,182.02
Less ledger liabilities 10,921.89
Total admitted asset* $1,678,875.65:
Assets not admitted. $96,060.98.
Claims in process of adjustment
and reported $184,098.00
Claims resisted 15,828.00
Aggregate of unpaid elaims.. $149,426.00
Estimated expenses of settlement. 1.000.00
Reinsurance reserve 848,806.69
All other liabilities 162,601.63
Capital stock paid, up 300,000.00
Total liabilities, including cap
Surplus over all liabilities 220,042.88
BUSINESS IN MINNESOTA IN 1904.
Accident premiums received.
Health premiums received.
Total premiums received.
Accident losses paid.
Health losses paid...
Total losses paid.
Accident losses incurred.
Health losses incurred...
Total losses Incurred.
STATE OF MINNESOTA, -jj[
Department of Insurance.
Whereas, the Continental Casualty company,
a corporation organized under the laws of In
diana, has fully compiled with the provisions of
the laws of this state relative to the admission
and authorization of Insurance companies of its
Now, therefore, I, the undersigned. Insurance
Commissioner, do hereby empower and authorlz*
the said above-named company to transact its
appropriate business of general casualty insur
ance in the state of Minnesota, according to the
laws thereof, until the thirty-first day of Jan*
uarr A. D. 1906. unless said authority be re
voked or otherwise legally terminated prior
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my
hand and affixed my official seal at St. Paul
this 3l8t day of January. A. D. 1905.
THOMAS D. O'BRIEN.
You cannot depend on the
weather, bu.t you can always de
pend on Journal want ads to bring
results. Only lc a word-