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SDPREMAGY WON
IN THE FAR EAST
Continued from First Page.
fected, but not to such a great extent.
They opened at 1 pomta higher. Con
sols advanced a quarter point and
Americans grew strong.
Public opinion.
With the general public the news was
received with the greatest satisfaction
and admiration for Japan's "sacrifices
in the cause of peace."
The evening papers follow the lead
of the morning papers in' bestowing un
stinted piaise on President Boosevelt,
to whom they give the fullest credit
for the outcome of the conference^
whose decision was entirely at variance
with their daily predictions since the
opening of the negotiations.
Both papers and people were so
astounded at the outcome of the confer
ence that they feel that there is some
thing in the agreement which has not
yet been published, and that if this is
not the case the new Anglo-Japanese
treaty has affected the result in some
way.
OTJXTOMSKY I S SAD
'Japan Has Acquired a Prominent
Position in Asia."
Portsmouth, N H., Aug 30.There
will be no meeting of the peace con
ference today.. When the adjournment
was taken yesterday no time was fixed
or^ the next meeting.
St. Petersburg, Aug 30."A great
diplomatic victory for Mr. Witte, but
a gieat moral victory for Japan," is
the verdict of Prince Ouktomsky in
his editorial in the Viedomosti today.
He says:
Japan has acquired a prominent po
Bifion in Asia while Russia's prestige
has suffered a correspondingly heavy
blow. However, Russia is only reap
ing the reward of a war conceived in
injustice and resting on a policy of
aggression toward a weak nation,
against which I and others warned the
government.
"It is impossible to tell what will
be the result of peace on the internal
situation. The revolutionary move
meiit lias roots a generation deep and
its causes ar entirely independent of
the war, which it preceded, tho its
growth has been fostered by the mis-
f01 tunes of the conflict. The agitation
and turmoil will no doubt find an out
let in the coming elections for the
douma regardless of the outcome of the
war.''
The prince pays high tribute to Pres
ident Roosevelt.
Influence of Eane ko Was Strong.
This result was not brought a,bout by
the initiative of Baron Komura,, the
chief Japanese envoy, and J|is/aide
Minister Takahira. I was orclerecTby
the emperor himself, after the imperial
council of yesterday. Komura and Ta
kahira wanted an indemnity. They in
sisted on one. They claimed and claim
naw that by this action Japan has lost
the legitimate fruits of her victories.
There was nothing for them to do other
than surrender. The instructions came
from Tokio.
Altho President Roosevelt had much
to do with bringing about these over
whelming concessions, it is known that
Baron Kaneko, the Japanese financial
agent who is in this country and who
has been so persistent a visitor of the
president, went over the head of Baron
Komura and reached the ear of the em
peror thru Marquis Ito, one of the eld
er statesmen. I was not Komura
who advised the waivpr of indemnity.
It was Kaneko, working directly with
Tokio, aided by the president,
Envoys Were Opposed.
When the word came yesterday from
the emperor that any or all concessions
must be made the Japanese envoys were
incredulous, then astounded and then
almost frantic with anger. Komura
raged around his room, and Takahira
was equally wrought up. This anger
later gave way to gloom.
Baron Komura expressed it as a vic
tory of the "peace at any price" party
in Japan. said little.
The fact is that the present envoys,
Komura and Taiystora, were "beaten at
home by the representations of Kaneko
and the influence of Marquis Ito
Meeting of Yesterday Afternoon.
Mr. Witte and Baron Rosen Were at
the navy yard promptly at 3 o'clock
"yesterday This"~irrxe there was a. bet
ter feeling when the Russians met the
Japanese.
The work of making the treaty was
begun at once. I was decided that
Mr. Martens, the international law ex
pert of the Russians, and Mr. Denni
son, legal adviser of the Japanese for
eign office, should phrase the treaty.
The first clause discussed was in re
lation to the withdrawal of the troops
from Manchuria. This was easily put
in.. treaty form and the attention of
je envoys was turned to the second
ise.
This caused jnoxe ^trouble, ,than .th&.
first. The second clause bears on the
commercial relations in the east be
tween the two countries. The most, fa
vored nation clause will be inserted for
all territory mentioned in any of the
sections of the treaty.
It is expected that the work of draw
ing up the treaty will take several
clays perhaps a weet.
DKAFTING THE TREATY
Mr. Martens and Mr. Dennison Hard
at Work Today.
Portsmouth, N H., Aug 30.It has
been decided that the room in the con
ference building where the plenipoten
tiaries yesterday came to an agreement
shall be the scene of the final act on
the "treaty of Portsmouth," which is
to put an end to this war. The pleni
potentiaries Yesterday adioTirned sub
ject to call, and unless some unexpect
ed dispute arises, there will npt be an
other formal meeting until the draft of
the treaty is complete^ An even
should a controversy occur, it would
not necessarily compel a formal meet
ing, as the plenipotentiaries, living un
der the same roof, are in a position to
consult freely either in person or by
letter.
Mr. Martens and Mr. Dennison,
acting respectively for Russia and
Japan, have already begun the work
of drafting the treaty. Their first
meeting was held this afternoon at 3
j| o'clock at the navy yard.
Mr. de Martens is receiving valuable
assistance frpn^JMr. Pokotiloff who, on
account of his thoro familiarity with
the whole far-eastern situation and es
pecially the leases of Port Arthur and
the Liao-tung peninsula and all mat
ters affecting the Chinese Eastern rail
way, is particularly qualified to ren
der aid.
Russians Are Jubilant.
*The Russians continue to regard the
agreement reached yesterday as a won
derful diplomatic victory. The high
I est Russian authority, speaking of
what would have happened if peace had
not been made, said:
Consider the military situation from
the Russian standpoint in the most fa
vorable light. Assume that the Rus
sians' arms would have been success
ful. Lmevztctt -victorious, might have
forced Oyama back to Liao-yang, pos
sibly to Ha i Cheng, but the Russian
fleet destroyed-he could ne.ver venture
into the Liao-tung peninsula! We"
,s could not have recrossed the Yalu into
Korea. W could never have retaken
Saghalien, Practically, a obtain, in
W 2 ^^\?y^^^ Evening, P^flM
""History Tet to Written.
this treaty-what we would have had to cablegram was received from Emperor
buy with victories. Ha defeat come
who knows what else we should in the
end have been ^obliged to yield."
Much interesting history behind the
conference remains to be written.
No one yet knows exactly what con
siderations induced the Tokio govern
ment to waive all demands for cash.
While it is known that President
Roosevelt was continuing his labors to
the last, it is not possible to make any
definite statement as tp whether at the
end he advised Japan to forego entire
ly punitive demands. I can be stated,
however, on the authority of the Jap
anese mission, that he was originally
of the opinion that Japan should not
demand indemnity, and it is, therefore,
possible that he may have urged this
view at Tokio when he found that
Russia was obdurate. I his commu
nication to Emperor Nicholas, thru
Ambassador Meyer, last week, while
the Japanese were insisting on direct
remuneration for the cost of the war,rand,
it is known that he urged on the czar
the expediency of accepting a compro
mise by which the redemption price of
the north half of Sagahlien should be
determined by some sort of impartial
board of commission.
Senseless Gossip About Kaiser.
All the senseless gossip about Em
peror William throwing his influence
against peace is no-w^ completely ex
ploded. I addition to the authorized
denial sent Prince vo Buelow to
the Associated Press, the Russian en
voys have received information direct
from Peterhof showing that Emperor
William was urging peace ort the czar
with as much earnestness as the presi
dent.
No final arrangements for an armis
tice have yet been agreed to. The
Japanese colony is getting over its dis
appointment, recognizing that peace
even without money remuneration is
better than' continuation of the war.
The flood of telegrams which began
to pour in on the plenipotentiaries yes
terday, continued all night and all day.
Prom all parts of the globe they kept
eoming. Practically all were lull of
praise and congratulations, but occa
sionally there were words of repToacli.
In the preliminary negotiations it
was the understanding that wherever
the conference might.be forced to hold
its sessions, the treaty, Should one re
sult, was to be signed in Washington.
Whether this plan is abandoned will
depend a measure, on the time the
drafting of the convention will require.
I also will depend on wnether Presi
dent Eoosevelt responds to the general
wish heie that he shall witness the his
toric event. I the president consents
to be present, the plenipotentiaries
will undoubtedly adjourn to whatever
place best suits his convenienceOys
ter Bay or Washington.
The people of Portsmouth are not
only anxious that the president shall
come here, but they insist that the
treaty "be called "the treaty of Ports
mouth.
.JAPANESE AMBITIONS
They Point to Commercial Ascendency
in the Orient.
New York Sun Special Service.
Washington, Aug. 30.One of the
problems in connection with the strug
gle between Japan and Russia is how
American interests will be affected.
The United States has little or noth
ing to expect from Russia in the far
east. With Japan conditions are en
tirely different. The statement has
been made repeatedly since the Rus
sian-Japanese war began that in the
event of Japan's victory oyer Russia
Japan would seek to establish a posi
tion in the far east similar to that oc
cupied by the United States in the
western hemisphere. I other words,
Japan is ambitious to establish what
may appropriately be termed "a Jap
anese Monroe doctrine" in the far east.
Lieutenant General Nelson A. Miles
is responsible for the first suggestion
as to Japan's intentions in that "direc
tion. Several months ago General
Miles, who had iust returned from
Japan, came to Washington. While
awaiting an audience with Secretary
Taft, General Miles talked about his
trip to Japan. The general, after com
mending in the highest terms Japan's
success as a war power, added that
Japan is ambitious to become a com
mercial power in the far east.
The general ~we3xt on to say tliat,
while in Japan, he dined with the for
mer Japanese minister to the United
States. The statement was made that
Japan was combatting Russia, not to
become a world power in war, but for
"Commercial' 'supremacy in the far east.
The former Japanese minister told Gen
eral Miles of the remarkable commer
cial activity thruout Japan, and add
ed that a wider market for its prod
ucts was necessary for the continually
increasing commercial advancement of
that nation.
Japan needs more territory for its
expansion policy, and General Miles
ventured the piediction that eventually
Japan will acquire control of the Phil
ippine islands from the United States.
In support of that theory General Miles
says he stopped at Manila during his
trip and learned that the Japanese are
swannlng into the Philippines by the
thousands, "for they do not come under
the Chinese exclusion law. The Jap
anese ar6 establishing business connec
tion I those islands and the^ United
States authorities are encouraging Jap
anese immigration. There is a grow
ing belief in administration circles that
one of the results of the Japan-Rus
sian "waT 'Will lie the ultimate transfer
of the Philippines to Japan. There is
undoubtedly a prospect of sharp com
mercial rivalry between Japan and the
United States forth commercial trade
of the far east.
KING EDWARD JOYOUS
Wires Congratulations to Mikado
and Czar.
Marienbad, Austria, Aug. 30.King
Edward, upon receipt of the peace an
nonilcemeul, immediately dispatched
his congratulations to the emperors of
Japan and Russia and to President
Eoosevelt. also telegraphed to
Queen Alexandra his ."joy at receiving
such news.
THE POPE I S HAPPY
Thanks God Today for President
Roosevelt's Courage.
Rome, Aug. 30.The pope was in
formed of the conclusion of peace in
the far east early this morning.
immediately rose exclaiming:
"This is the happiest news of my
life. Thank -God for President Roose
velt's courage."
The fiojti'tiff telegraphed later to Em
peror Kicholas his congratulations to
him and to the whole world.
EVERYBODY PRAISES PRESIDENT
Telegrams Pour in on Him in a Great
Flood.
Oyster Bay I Aug 30.Tele-
grams of congratulation are pouring in
on the president in a great flood. They
have come from persons of high degree
and of low and from all quarters of
the civilized world. Among the first
messages received was one from the
king of England as follows:
Maneribaa., Aug 29.The rresi
dent: Le me be one of the first to
congratulate yon on the successful
issue of the' peace conference to
which you have so greatly contrib
uted. EdwartttR. I.
8
William of Germany. I read:
-4
Neues Palais, Aug 29.Presi-
dent Theodore Boosevelt: Just re
ceived cable from America an
nouncing agreement of peace con
ference on preliminaries of peace.
I'm overjoyed express most sin
cere congratulations at the great
success due to your untiring ef
forts. The whole of mankind must
unite and will do so in thanking
you for the great boon you have
given it. William, I
4
Ambassador JTusserand of France
sent this cablegram:
-$
President Boosevelt: Heartiest,
warmest congratulations.
Jusserand.
England, China and Italy.
Then came telegrams from diplomatic
representatives of foreign governments
in this countryfrom Sir Mortimer Ira
the British ambassador from
Mayor des Planches, ambassador of
Italy, and from Sir Chentung Liang
Cheng, the Chinese minister. They
follow: $
Lenox, Mass., Aug 29.Secre- I
tary to the President: Please sub
mit to the president my most cor
dial congratulations on success of
efforts to bring about peace.
Durand.
Amherst, Mass., Aug 29.The
President: I beg to offer my hear
congratulations for the success
ful conclusion of peace for which
the whole world, especially the
orient, is ever indebted to you.
Chentung Liang Cheng.
Washington, Aug. 29.President
Roosevelt: I beg to offer you, Mr.
President, on behalf of the Italian
government and of myself as repre
sentative of my august sovereign,
heartfelt congratulations for your
great success in re-establishing
peace.
Italy, who since her constitution
.fhas endeavored to be aW element
and factor of harmony among na
tions, will greatly admire and
praise the work you brought on so
advantageously for the benefit of
humanity.Mayor des Planches^
Italian ambassador.
Word from Oassini.
Count Cassini, -who recently was suc
ceeded by Baron Rosen as Bussian am
bassador to the United States, cabled as
follows:
"Paris, Aug. 30.President Boose
velt: Profoundly happy at the result
of the negotiations which assures a
peace honorable to both nations, and in
which you have taken so fruitful a
part.Cassiiri.''
W. J. Bryan Congratulates.
William Bryan seat a message
crediting the president -with peace
agreement, as follows:
"Janesville, Wis., Aug 29.Presi-
dent Roosevelt: Accept congratula
tions. Your successful efforts to se
cure peace between Russia and* Japan
reflect credit on the nation.William J.
Bryan.''
Cordial messages were received also
from senators and representatives in
congress, congratulating the president
on his great triumph for peace, also one
from former Secretary of State John W.
Poster.
President Roosevelt received the fol
lowing telegram from the Russian
envoys:
"We have the honor to inform you
that we have reached an agreement
with the plenipotentiaries of Japan. To
you history will award the glory of
having taken the generous initiative in
bringing about this conference, whose
labors will now probably result in es
tablishing a peace honorable to both
sides. Witte,
"Rosen."
To this telegram the president sent
the following reply:
I cannot too strongly express my
1 congratulations to you and to the whole
civilized world upon the agreement
reached by you and the plenipoten
tiaries of Japan and upon the fact that
thereby a peace has been secured just
and honorable to both sides.
Theodore Roosevelt.''
A similar response was sent by the
president in reply to a dispatch re
ceived from Baron Komura.
WHAT THE WORLD SAYS
General Concert of Praise forth Presi
dent's Work.
Acting Secretary LoomisThe presi
dent has personally done more to Dring
about this much-desired peaceful settle
ment than the world knows, or perhaps
will ever know. Al the credit and
gratitude that can justly be bestowed
upon a man who, m' the face of dire
difficulties and manifest discourage
ments, single-handed, leads two great
warring nations into peaceful ways,
should be generously and unreservedly
given him.
Cardinal GibbonsI am delighted
with the happy result, the full credit
of which belongs to our president, Mr.
Roosevelt, who may now be justly
stled the "peacemaker of nations."
A. Briantchf-ninoff, correspondent
St. Petersburg SlovoHumanity pro
posed peace, and that great man,TPres
dent Roosevelt, wrought it cut with all
that his force a'n'd generosity of charac
ter suggested. Pea ce has been obtained
on such terms that# no one can find it
un-just or incompatible -with the pride
of the two great peoples, i is a vic
tory for Japan, also, a moral victory,
higher and more respectable than a ma
terial victory, as the Japanese showed
in a splendid way that, after havin|g ob
tained all the victories on land and sea.
she did not allow the "chauvinist"
feeling to dominate, preferring to be
great in peace, as undoubtedly she has
been great in war.
Andrew White, former United
States ambassador to RussiaI am
glad that the Japanese were very mag
nanimous. I expected that itt would
"be necessary to leave some points to
the decision of The Hague tribunal.
Japan will now take her place among
the nations of the world. The name
of Togo will rank in history with that
of Nelson. President Roosevelt is de
serving of great credit, and the result
of his efforts will make him a name in
history. I am satisfied there will be
great reforms in Russia, similar to
those following the Crimean war.
Sir Mortimer Durand, British am-
bassadorBoth the belligerents and
the world in general owe a vast debt
of gratitude to the president for his
consistent efforts to put an end to the
war. I heartily rejoice to hear that he
has been successful.
Jacob SchiffJapan's moderation
and self-denial redounds the more to
her honor than the achievements of her
army and navy. house, having
staked its business judgment upon
Japan's cause by aiding in the financ
ing of her foreign war loans, feels nat
uially doubly pleased. The result is to
the greatest extent due to President
Roosevelt's ability, tact and persever
ance.
Comment of the Press.
Paris Matin.Roosevelt is the
great victor. forced two belliger
ents who were strangling one another
to meet on neutral ground*with the
same tranquility that ne displayed on
the eve of battle at the head of his
Rough Riders. is the great victor
of tiiis 'ba-frtle o giants.
Paris Petit JournalAll honor is due
to President Roosevelt. A the pro
moter of this conference he is, a bene
factor of humanity.
Petit ParisienThe result is due to
one man, President Roosevelt. Th __yf
Soon, jafterw,ar.ds a^notably, ^ordialillus^anB and. the ^ajaxiese^n4iaft-gt^Pitul*^g*n^^_
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL.
whole world owe a debt of gratitude
to him.
Paris FigaroJapan has shown mod
eration in her hour of victory. She
understood that a peace which humil
iates cannot be a lasting peace.
London ChronicleWhen' the Japan
ese generals and admirals extolled the
magnanimous virtues of their emperor
as the sole cause of their victories, they
did not use empty phrases. The em
'Peror and his advisers have kept their
judgment clear. They know that Rus
sia could still be fighting at the end of
another eighteen months' war, while
Japan's debt would be doubled. The
guidance of the far east is now in Ja
pan 's hands, and she holds an opportun
ity for expansion and commercial
growth that in a few years will make
the concession of an indemnity appear
to be a very small affair.
WITTE OUTGENERALED HEBE
Fisheries Concession I of Far-Beaching
Importance.
St, Petersburg, Aug. 30.A Russian
official in high standing is quoted to
this effect:
"The result attained at Ports
mouth kills Russia in the far east. Our
long years of effort and the expenditure
of vast sums of money are practically
lost from today. W give up Manchuria
and retain a useless icebound port. I
is a verv hard blow and will assuredly
effectually stop our growth in the far
east for years, maybe for generations,
and our prestige there Buffers beyond
description.
Take, for example, the fisheries
rights off the Siberian coast north of
Vladivostok. I some respects this is
the most serious and far-reaching con
cession made by M. Witte by some
it is considered the greatest mistake,
menacing even our ultimate retention
of portions of Siberia. I means that
the Japanese soon will become abso
lute masters of this coast and in a great
measure of the hinterland. W nave
no people there and no means of pro
tection against Japanese encroachment.
The Japanese will practically colonize
this coast."
TAINTED MONE O
FLOW LIKE WATER
kjy?Wh&*r v**r-
John D. Prepares to Tap His Res
ervoirSon's Advice
Be Taken.
New York Sun Special Service.
New York, Aug. 30.John Rocke
feller is planning gifts of money for
educational and charitable purposes
which will so far surpass all contri
butions he has hitherto made that an
nouncement of them will astonish the
country.
His selection of objects for his bene
factions will be largely upon the ad-
..vice oiUhis son, John X). Rockefeller,
Jr., and according to systems learned
by the younger man in Europe.
Mr. Rockefeller, Jr., left the Adiron
dacks yesterday for Cleveland, where
he will confer with his father upon
some of the gifts,to be made this au
tumn. From Cleveland he will come to
New York to open his Sunday school
class. This will be on the first Sunday
in October.
Three months of life on his father's
place in the Adirondacks has improved
young Mr. Rockefeller- greatly in health
and a nervous ailment of the stomach,
from which he suffered for nearly4 a
year, is practically cured. will,
however, spend most of the winter in
the southern part of Prance.
New Fall.St jrles Beady.
th, Clothing House.
The Great Plymot
HUBBARD'S DEATH
SHOCKS MANKATO
Continued from First Page.
and Hubbard place. I is one of the
old structures of that part of the city,
and the rooming house, the police say,
bears a cjiiestionat)! reputation.
Died of Heart Disease.
A theory that Hubbard ,might have
been murdered was thrown aside by the
police today when Dr. Otto W. Lewke,
a coroner's physician, announced that
Hubbard died of heart disease. Dr.
Lewke, after a postmortem examina
tion, said:
There is nothing to this case to in
dicate the man was killed. I is a
plain case of heart disease."
AMERICANS O LET
CZA HAVE CASHmountsy
Bankers Prepare to Float Loan of
$100,000,000Japs Also May
Borrow Big Sum.
New York, Aug. 30.American bank
ers are now prepared to float a great
Bussian loan. I is said today that,
as a matter of fact, financiers m* this
city have had the terms of a Russian
loan in mind for several months, and
the Russian government has known that
on the conclusion of peace it could
raise motoJey here. The exact size of
the new loan is, of course, not known,
but some estimates place the figures at
$100,000,000.
I was also said that another Japan
ese loan will be floated here, and as in
the case of Russia's borrowing, local
bankers, will, for the first time, take
the initiative.
BALDWIN, WIS.Lightning Mlled a norse
owned by Peter Larson and a team owned by
James H. Gusted. Peter Geisness, a thresher,
was stunned.
Morgan Post "Official Route"
to the G. A R. Encampment at
Denver, Colorado.
Special train September 2nd, via the
Minneapolis & St. Louis R. R., consist
ing of Pullman standard and tourist
sleepers, will be run through without
change. Leave Minneapolis 9:30 a.m.
Only $17.75 for the round trip. Liberal
limits and stopovers.
Call on J. G. Rickel, C. T. A., No
424 Nicollet Ave., or G. A. R. headquar
ters. No 407 Phoenix Building.
The Only "Official Route" of the
Morgan Post to the
G. A R. Encampment at Denver.
G. A. R. Comrades! Remember the
Minneapolis & St. Louirf will run a
through train to Denver on September
2nd, leaving Minneapolis 9:30 a.m., for
the Minnesota G. A. R. Round trip
rate only $17.75.
Call on G. Rickel, C. T. A., No
424 Nicollet Ave., or G. A R. headquar
ters, No 407 Phoenix Building.
Minnesota G. A R. Headquarters Train
to Denver, Ool., Sept. 2d, Via Chi
cago Great Western Railway.
Train leaves Minneapolis 9 a.m., St.tember
Paul 9:30 a.m., Sept. 2d. Arrives at
Denver 2 p.m. Sunday, Septra. Train
will be finely equipped -rotn -Standard
and tourist sleepers, free reclining Chair
Cars and Coaches. Fo sleeping-car
reservations and other information ap-
,l to O. S. Clark, Adjutant General,
Ribbons y-
26o
CORSET SALE.
Thompson Glove Fitting, "Warner's
Rust-proof, Kaba and W. B. Corsets,
discontinued lines and broken sizes.
These are strictly high grade goods,
and up-to-date styles. Long and short
hip regular $1.25 values.
To close, pair
Special lot of Corsets and Tape
Girdles, worth 75c for
NOVELTY NECKWEAR,
A beautiful and new line of Fall Neck
wear, Washable Stocks, colored and
white, choicest patterns of Medallion
Tab Ends, well worth 50c B*
To introduce, each |f|
WASH GOODS.
Lot of aWsh Goods, in Dimity, Lawns,
Percales, Ginghams and Batiste, worth
up to 20o. Thursday, to ~l
Greetings from Bjornson.
listened with eager ears to our
story of Bjornson at Aulestad and with
embarrassed pleasure to our tale of his
popularity as a composer in Minneap
olis, where so many of his countrymen
live. When he learned that Mrs. Cham
berlain had for some time been study
ing his songs under Fraulein Schoen
Rene, he insisted upon her singing some
of them, and himself led the way to the
piano, where he played the accompani
ments. was good enough to approve
the interpretation of his songs, as well
a3 to make some suggestions that were
most illuminating. An as for his play
ing of the accompaniments how it
brought out the meaning of the notes as
never before and yet subordinated the
whole into a most expressive comment
on the song itselfJ
"Ameri ca is a great country," said
he, "and its appreciation of music is
second to none. I is perhaps too
young in history and tradition to have
produced many great composefs yet
tho your Macdowell and the lamented
Nevin have written some wonderfully
fine things. But "your composers do not
have the 'wealth of legend and tradi
tion to draw upon that we do in
Europe.''
Of politics Herr Grieg would not
talk, further than to express his satis
faction at the step Norway had taken.
I leave politics to the, politicians,"
he said with a wan smile that gave us
warning that we had already too long
trespassed in his quiet retreat. An
so we took our leave of one of the
world's great men, who has expressed
in marvelous music the wierd melan
choly that is characteristic of the
Northman's nature.
Inventors'
America's Best 10c Cigar.
$17.75 to Denver and Return
Via the Minneapolis & St. Louis R. R.
Tickets on sale August 30th to Septem
ber 4th, inclusive. Return limit Sep-
12th, with extension to Octo
ber 7tn. Stopovers allowed and tickets
good going one Toute and returning
another west of Omaha. This is the
"Official Route" of the Morgan Post
to the G. A. R. Encampment.
Call on J. G. Rickel, C. T. A., No
424 Nicollet Ave'., or G. A headquar-
_M I ters. No. 407. Phoenix. Building,
^?i.
J",^30,
1"-'
August 1905:*
*&>
Best quality of Taffeta
Polka Io Ribbons, all
new shades, 4 Inches
wide, regular 35c quality
per yard. Thursday
Cloak Department
About fifty suits left ovef from last season all good
stylessome blouse and some the hip length jacket
made of all wool cheviot, broadcloth and panama. These
suits were marked to sell for not less than $18.50 and
up to $32.50. Thursday your choice of #Q A
the whole lot at $14.98 and OvlfO
New suits, made of all desirable materials for fall.
These are very stylish and handsomely tailored thru
out. Special prices for Thursday, 04A O O
$25.00, $18.50 and ^lZ.afO
Shirtwaist suits for fall wear, made of brilliantine and
panama cloth actually worth $12.50, a A E O A
sensational bargain for Thursday ....yDlUU
Just a few silk shirtwaist suits left mostly black
have sold up to $25.00 to close, A A O O
Thursday A VVIvO
Have just purchasecl a. mannfacturor'B sample line of
waists nice quality lawn, lace and embroidery trim
med, and all fresh, ready to put onj waists in this lot
worth up to $2.00, choice, OO^^
Thursday .OvG
75c
49c
II).
close I
A VISIT O GRIEG
.AT W W HILL'
Continued from Krst Page.
Bergen we passed thfc little hamlet of
Avanger, four miles west of Voss,
where his birthplace is now pointed out
with pride to the inquiring visitor.
At Voss was born Holberg, the poet
whose name is one of the greatest in
modern Danish literature. The house
where he lived in 1702 is still standing
and the fir tree he planted in front i
it, now a fine, lusty tree, was pointed
out to us by the landlord of the hotel.
Grieg Lives at Bergen.
Bergen's most famous living citizen
is Edward Grieg, the composer who has
immortalized the wierd peasant music
of Norway and at the same time has
won undpng fame for himself. Grieg
is now 62 years old and lives a retired
life in his villa at Hop a suburb
reached by ten minutes' ride on the
railroad.- This villa he has named
"Troldhong," or Hill of the GorMns,
and here he finds that Tjuiet and solitude
his soul seems to crave. To very few
visitors is his door open, as the master
hates notoriety and avoids public no
tice as much as possible. On. rare oc
casions he leads- the orchestra She
founded in Bergen and once i^ a while
he makes a pilgrimage to Leipzig,
where he studied in his youth.t Bu his
health, always precarious, is now more
delicate than ever and more and more
does he withdraw from the worjd to the
companionship of his relatives ^n
friends and the consolations of his art*
W came armed, however, with the
ETreetings of His old friend and eolalor
er, Bjornstjerne Bprnson, 'some of
whose poems he has set to music, and
that proved on open sesame to the cot
tage among the beech trees at Hop
Another circumstance favored us
There was to have been a familv party
at a point some distance away, but the
composer had had a bad nieht and was
forced to give up all idea of attending.
But he consented to receive us two
Americans for a brief visit.
Grieg is a small man and upon his
shrunken frame suffering has laid a
heavy hand. is said to be sen
sitive about his wasted physique and
the twist that years Qf battle with pul
monar weakness have given his body.
But the magnificent head that sur
it, the poet's dreamy eyes, the
noble forehead, the bulging brows that
betoken the deeply emotional tempera
ment of the creative musicianthese
quickly arrest the attention and im
press the imagination.
DEPARTMENT STORE COMPANY,
Nlcalltt Av. and Seventh St.
HOSIERY.
Ladies' Silk Lisle Hose, lace or plain
silk embroidered, all colors, regular
price 65c. Thursday,
pair 45
fast Ladies' Ribbed or Plain Hose,
black, double sole, heel and
toe. Special Thursday, pair
DRESS GOODS.
50 pieces New Fall Novelty Dress
Goods, solid colors, plaids and fancy
mixtures, 36 to 46 inches wide, worth
to 75c. Thursday spe- AtXm
clal fffv
GLOVES.
Ladles' and Misses' Silk and Lisle
Double Tipped Fingered Gloves, guar
anteed quality, regular 50c and 25c.
Special price, per pair, 39c IQ*
and I9
12k
NEW DEPARTMENT
JDST ORGANIZED
Cooper Preparations to Be Dis
tributed Throughout the
State,
A new departure in connection with
the introduction of the celebrated Coo
per Remedies in Minneapolis is to be
made by Voegeli Bros,, commencing on
Thursday of this week, and continuing
for the remainder of Mr. Cooper's stay
in this city.
This consists of a general distribu
tion of the medicines throughout the
state, and has been made necessary by
the tremendous mail received each day
by Mr. Cooper during the past week.
Thousands of letters have been pour
ing in with requests by people living
outside of the city for some of the
preparations that have accomplished
such marvels in two weeks' time in
Minneapolis.
To meet this demand Mr. Cooper de
cided on Tuesday "to establish a mail
order department. This department will
be in charge of the Voegeli Bros. Drug
Co. and will commence operations on
Thursday.
In speaking of the matter, Mr. Coo
per said: "As a rule I do not attempt
to take care of the demand for my
preparations outside of whatever city
I may be In. as this work is done from
my home office at "Dayton, Ohio but
Minneapolis is so far west and the de
mand throughout Minnesota has been
so large'that I have decided to have it
supplied from this city.
''Thirf will not necessitate a long de
layin supplying oirfc-of town people-with
the remedies, as would be the case if
they were referred to Dayton, Ohio,
''Commencing Wednesday, Voegeli
Bros, will ship express $3 worth or
more of either the New Discovery or
the Quick Relief to any point outside
of the city limits, upon receipt of the
required, amount.'*
Voegeli Bros, confirmed Mr. Coop*
er's statement when seen about the
matter. Mr. Henry Voegeli said: "We
have organized a special mail order
department to look after these orders,
and expect to make shipments within
twelve nours after receipt of an order,
although this may be impossible, as we
expect a tremendous demand from out
of town, iudging from the immense
mail now pouring in from every direc
tion.
Orders should be addressed to Coop
er Mail Order Department, care Voe
geli Bros. N order for less than $3
can filled, as we could not possibiy
ijB$p up with the demand should we
aefld less at a time."
The sale of the Cooper Remedies in
this city is increasing each day and
has now reached such large propor
tion as to threaten the $30,000 record
made in I*ittstmrg recently Mr.
Cooper.
Shoe Bargains
Hr are a few of the many Clearance
Sftr&cLiiis displayed on -tables -tfrxoufffamt
our store.
AH our Men's $1.25 and |1.48 Ganras
Shoes and Oxfords are fiAa
now Uvb
Children's 69e and 85c Kid Oxfords and
Strap SUppers, sizes 8% AQ/*
to 11, now *rPw
Ladies' f2.48 Tan Russia Calf Blucher
Oxfords, with Goodyear welt
soles, all sizes, now wOl*
Two styles of Ladles' $1.25 Kid House
Slippers, In lot are sizes ^A
2% to 7, now I9ll
Home tirade*
Shoe Store
Mt-Zll Ntooikt'.
NOTICE
Be sure to read Harry
Mitchell's editorial in'
Friday evening's paper.
There is an art tn writing & Jour
nal want ad for a servant. Many 4
servants are already employed but
& are looking: for better positions. $
State the advantages of the position
you offer when you advertise.
Suit Cases
Solid Leather Suit Cases,
linen lined, brass trim
ming, best patent lock,
never sold less -?tha
$5.00 Thursday special
$3.98
New "Walking SkirtsSample line of slsxrts, made of
cheviot, panama, broadcloth and light weight melton
all colors and black, worth up to $9 &/& O O
Thursday NlHrH^f O
Odds and ends of silk and lace waists, plaid and plain"1
colors very stylish waists, perfect fitting, have sold
up to $10.00, Thursday, O O O
to close VVifO
New fall waists, made of Peau de Sole, taffeta, Nun's
veiling and brilliantine, dark and ^|A A A
light colors, from $2.98 up to W I !!If
Black sunburst petticoats, made of a good quality
of mercerized sateen, regular price $1.50, AQ
Thursday vOO
Millinery
Handsome, new fall Hats, trimmed with velvet, rib
bon and feathers Thursday, A O O
special VVlSFO
Ne-w Polo Turbans, trimmed -writn -velvet jS^ Ktf%
and wings, Thursday special QMIVII
Elegant assortment of ready-to-wear Hats, all styles
and colors Thursday, O O A
special ^ku%3%9
UNDERWEAR.
Ladies' Gauze Vests, taped neck and
arm, lace trimmed, values to IA1
19c. Thursday only 142V
Ladies' Gauze Vests, neatly trimmed,
different styles, regular price 15c. A
Thursday, cut to
Ladies' Union Suits high neck, wing
sleeve. "Umbrella Pants, good values
at 75c. Thursday while they QQjl
last, special only, suit 0LV
Ladies' Extra Fine Lisle Union Suits
silk tape and deep lace trimming, sold
for $125. Thursday, to PSfi
HANDKERCHIEFS.
Ladies* All Pure Linen Hemstitched
Handkerchiefs, good 10c values. E
Price Thursday, each O
Nicollet...lst Av...6th St.
Save on what
you eat!
PURE-FOODLOWERlowanstathassaegrocerieartdthaansypricean
most grocery and meat marts.
Beside, anything you buy here
you cancount on as being right.
Thursday Specials.[|
10c
Salmon
"King Oscar" brand, 1
lb. flats, can
"Rd Clover" blood red Salmon
steak, 1-lb. flats, 22cqual-flO^
ity special, can. IOU
Loggfe Blue-berries,
2-lb. can
I
12c
23c ffi35c
DUFY'S CIDER, sterilized
p?F
pint
25 Lbs. Sugar.
Best cane granu- 4
Iated, special... N laOO
Fels Naptha Soar*Sale limited
Special, 250
Swift's Pride SoapSale limited-
Special. 1 0 fV*..266
Good Large Lump Laundry Starch,
Special, 7 Sr
U,,dS ..26C
"S.&H." Trading Stamp
Specials.
O Stamps with each one pound
4 O can POWERS jf%
GEM BAKING POW- 7 J(J
DER, guaranteed canam
O Stamps with each pound of
O O our FANCY UNCOLORED
JAPAN TEA,
for 50o
Demonstration
this week in our grocery.
Dr. Price's
Delicious
Ice Cream Sugar
'sfe:?,
t'.' AHEALTMfUL
AND DAINTY DE5SERT
A boon to the housewife.
Ice Cream in seven minutes.
Remarkable for smoothness, pala6
ableness and purity.
Free Serving
during this demonstration of Ice
Cream and
Jelly Desicris, asiortri flavor*,
made with Dr. Price's delicloiu
jelly sugar.
C. F. WITT,
Maiager. Meat Dept.
Good Round Steak, pound..8c
Witt's Picnic Hants, pound. 8
Full Cream Cheese, lb 11c
Celery, larje bunch, for. c
TelephonesN. W. Main 4J5DO-450L
T. C. 86-116. ?U
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