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ORDER OF CHOMPS
FOUNDED IN KAS.
William Allen White Gets After
State Senator Dumont
Vow York Sun Special Service.
Emporia, Kan., Aug. 30.A wrath
ful letter from State Senator Dumont
Smith to William Allen White, in which
he accuses White of calling him either
a tooocller or a cbump," is ansTvered by
White, who, in an editorial, welcomes
Smith to the order of chumps. Smith
left the opening when he wrote:
I may be a chump, but I am not a
White said in his answer:
"Since Ben Franklin's day the An
cient, Free and Accepted Order of
Chumps has been running this country.
Men who insist on putting two and
together to make five who ,iumPtwo
POLICY OF NO-WORK-NOrPAY 'IS
A GOOD ONE.
Commissioner Lenpp Is Encouraged
Over the Work Being Done by the
Wards of the NationAn Explana
tion as to the Alleged "Hair-Cut-
By W. W. Jcrmane.
Washington, Aug. 30."The best
Indians with whom the government
has to deal are those who have not had
a cent's worth of aid from the federal
treasury," is the way Francis E.
Leupp, commissioner of (Indian
"What has been the effect of the so
called hair-cutting order, issued a year
or two ago?"
".By n'o word or act of mine shall
any Tn'dian be compelled to cut his hair.
Of course, hair cutting is urged as a
matter of cleanliness, but I believe
there are other and more important
things to be done for the Indian than to
compel him to have his lon'g locks
clipped. At some agencies, hair cut
ting was a penalty for misdemeanors
committed by the Indians. An agent
would wait for one of his charges to
get into the calaboose for some infrac
tion of the regulations, and as a penalty
would have the delinquent's hair cut.
This method of bringing about a reform
j^Jfas something in the nature of the pen
alty imposed upon youngsters in my
youthful days for small misdoings. The
children would be made to learn a chap
ter in the Bible or a hymn. Naturally,
the small boy had a loathing for the
ood books from that time on aWd many
look upon hair cutting in the
same lighta disgrace. There will be
no forced hair cutting while I am com
missioner of Indian affairs."
W. W. Jermane.
[-fSatOWABD LAKE, MINN.Fire destroyed the
bairn of Nathan Jones.The fixtures have arrived
lor the German-American bank, which will be
opened the second week in September.
To the Great Lakes.
The Northern Pacific railway forms
the connecting link for travel via the
Great Lakes. All of the larger Great
Lakes' steamers touch at Duluth and
form a means Of travel that is at
once interesting and comparatively in
expensive. Another good feature about
it is that you avoid the monotony bf
an all-rail trip. Better plan to go east
via the Northern Pacific and the Great
Lakes. Information and time of sail
ing of all steamers can be secured from
G. F. McNeill, City Passenger Agent,
19 Nicollet Block, Minneapolis, Minn.
conclusions even if they have to make
it in two '.rumps," are the people who
"Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jack
eon and Stephen Douglas were early
members of the order, and Mark Hanna
in the senatorial election. of. 1897 and
William McKinley in the matter of
'our plain duty,' were past masters.
Theodore Roosevelt has often come
home from grand lodge and exempli
fied the work."-
White says further that he has been
thru thirty-five degrees himself and ex
pects to take a few side degrees before
he dies.. He gives Smith the right
hand of fellowship in the Order of
summed up his four months of observ
ation of Indians all over the country.
"Take the Klamath Indians of Ore-
gon," continued Mr. Leupp. "They
are as progressive as any on the conti
nent. They wear the garb of the white
man, have their own small portions of
land, and their homes are as well built
and furnished as those any white
farmer would want to have. That
tribe has never had a cent from the
government for support.
"At the other extreme, so far as the
adoption of the white man's dress is
concerned, are the Navajos. They are
Indians pure and simplej and yet they
are perfectly independent. They have
their flocks of sheep, raise their own
crops and are as fully as independent
as the Klamaths. And with all this,
the Navajos are good fellowshospit
able, intelligent and up to the stand-
ard of the whites in all that pertains
to independence. I intend to give
them some sheep, not as an act of
charity, but to improve the breed. In
1895, when this tribe was in sore
straits, it was proposed to give it
$25,000 to tide it over the winter.
Some of the old chiefs wrote me ask
ing me to use my best endeavors to
prevent the government from doing
this, as they did not want to pauper
ize and corrupt the young men."
"How are the policies inaugurated
in recent years working out, the no
work-no-ration policy, for instance?"
"Very well," was the reply. "Of
course there was a great outcry among
the Indians who had been living on
government rations, but they soon
realized that it was a case of work or
starve. On the Crow reservation, in
Montana, for instance, the Indians are
constructing the finest kind of irriga
tion works one of the most extensive
in the country, and the work they are
performing is as good as could have
been done by white laborers. The
same thing is being done on a smaller
scale on the Cheyenne and Arapahoe
reservation in Oklahoma."
"Are the returned students having
any effect in elevating the general tone
of the Indians on the reservations?"
"Everything of that kind depe'n'ds
upon the student himself. In individ
ual cases there have been students who
have had the moral courage to with
stand the jeers and sneers of their fel
lows who haVe not been to the schools,
and who maintain' themselves as they
were taught at the school. Others,
lacking the necessary backbone and
moral force, have gradually receded to
the level of the other and less progres
sive members of the tribe. In some
instances, where there area number of
returned students on a reservation re
turnee! students* associations have been
MEXICO'S PACIFIC ROAD
Work Began, After Twelve Years' De
lay, on the Last Link.
San Francisco, Aug. 30.William
Roositer, a planter who has arrived
here from Manzanillo, says that work
A Visit to the State Fair
The garnering of a bountiful harvest Is a forerunner
of future prosperity. Thousands,, realizing this satisfying
condition of affairs, will Journey to the Twin Cities and
visit the great Minnesota State Fair. A trip of this kind
Is never complete unless one plans with It an extensive
If you have an eye for merit and a taste for ecoirpmy,
you may gratify both to your heart's content by coming
Our prices talk eloquently. They tell of some big buy
ing you can doand some little paying.
This time it's an
21c or $2.50 *h dozen.
has been started, after a delay of
twelve years, on the connecting link
on the railroad that will reach from
the Atlantic to the Pacific across Mex
ico. The link extends from Colima to
Tuxpan, a distance of only forty-live
miles. It will be the first railroad con
necting Guadalajara and the Pacific
COaSt. ,:r: -.-.v.--, v:.v-
Pretty Autumn Waists
Style and attention to every detail in finish and general
workmanship have claimed the favored attention ot buyers. With
its numerous offerings in handsomely designed waists for the sum-
mer season this department should prove strikingly attractive
Por men and women we have ready most attractive lines of medium
and light weight undergarments.
The prices? To encourage comparisons and give an adequate idea of
our sales offerings, we detail somewhat, although9 all are priced at about
two-thirds regular value.
Men's plain and fanc balbriggan Jersey ribbed and mercerized shirts,
I is so as to enthuse a thousand smart dressers to the point of buying.
We have just in, a "brand new chif
fon taffeta, good quality silk, made
Just like out.
The manufacturers would he startled
to know that this article was ever re
tailed, for less than $5. They ero for
Only a few left of china silks in
plain black and white, elaborately
trimmed^, good value at $2-95.
Another lot or plain white china silk,
made with graduated tucks in front,
tucked back fancy stock at $2.45.
A small lot of white lawn and white
linen waists. Twelve styles to select
from. Made with embroidered and
tuck effects some are beautifully tai
lored, worth up to $1.95 all go at 95
Two styles ot black: lawn waists, one
made eight knife pleats in front, four
in back, full sleeves, tucked cuffs, fan
cy stock, $1.25.
The others have sixteen graduated
tucks in front, tucked back, nicely
tailored the price unusual, $12
Bargains in Underwear
Women's corset covers, union suits, vests and pants. All styles and
shapes. Prices 19 29c, 39c P to 69c.
Misses' vests, pants and union suits. Several styles and shapes to se-
lect from. Prices 9 13c, 19c.
Quick selling, extremely interesting clearance sale prices are offered
now in this department. A fortunate purchase from an overloaded
jobber enables us to dispose of a lot of mercerized white goods at almost
their half-price value. These all come in plain weaves and will make very
pretty waists or shirt waist suits: You get a genuine 29c to S5c valuation.
At, per yard, 19
In Victoria Lawn we have a fine, clean woven cloth that always sells
readily at 15c, which we mark, at, per yard, 10c.
At the Notion Counter
In tne almost endless variety of articles to Tj found, in this department,
the following are but a few of the money-saving offerings
Hooks and Eyes, made with spring black and white in all sizes two
dozen in card cheap at 3c choice at 1
Hairpins,,in cabinet assorted, heavy and invisible hairpins, all sizes
good value at double the price asked, only 2c.
Curling Irons, 9y2 inches long, hardwood handle, nickel iron the 5c
article at only 3c-
Hair Curlers, kid covered, 4ya to 7ya inches long worth double the
price, at choice, 5 per bunch.
Brass Pins, always sold at 2c a paper as long as they last they are
yours at 1 a paper.
NeedlesThe B.*J. Roberts gold eye needles, in all sizes 5c value at
We have special facilities in our corset department for fitting all fig-
ures. The corset that is perfectly fitted is always cool and comfortable,
giving a decidedly graceful poise and yet permitting of perfect freedom
to every movement.
"P. P. corsets, straight front, high bust, medium hips, fan front.
Made of fine white batiste, lace and ribbon trimmed and boned with non-
rustable steel. Sizes 18 to 28. Regular $1.00 article. At 75c.
Children's waists, made of white jean, taped buttons, corded front.
Sizes 21 to 27. Usually 15c. At 10c.
Grecian girdles, straight front, made of strong white tape, steel filled,
perfect fitting. Sizes 18 to 24. At 50c.
Belfast Linen Handkerchiefs
Those who appreciate an ample supply of handkerchiefs will respond
quickly to secure these we have to offer at tne little price. "We are going
to nave a snow storm of white in this department tomorrow. The stormy
won't last long, neither will the handkerchiefs, for we do not believe thai
the 100 dozen women's Belfast linen handkerchiefs, hemstitched and em-
broidered, will remain behind our counters very long, when we say that
they are absolute 25c, 35c and 50c qualities at the ridiculous price. Special.
"Something new." They are delicious.
This latest confection is the acme of perfection. If yon
purchase a sample sack, chances are that our candy salesman
will thereafter number you among our regular customers.
,_ There is nothing more toothsome.
i'M Don't fail to try them.
Per pound, 20c.
gFresh Salted Peanuts, per pound, 10c. .V
^^^3?^ THE MINNEA-^^^^^
Busslan Authorities Beginning to* Tike
St. Petersburg, Aug. 80.Following
the Russian reverses, at at Liao-yong,i
Mukden, the batill of Sea of Japan,
etc., earnest and persistent demands
DRY GOODSh CO.
IT NICHOLAS ST. 39 RTTE L'ECHIQUIER. 23 THEATER STRASSE.
Th Lates Creationsn in Women's Wearing Apparel
of fall styles in women's wearing apparel, on view in our costume section, second floor.
Early Fall Suits and Coats
We have only just unpacked a lot of early fall suits and coats
in style effects that are entirely new. They are the advanced early fall
ideas from the designing rooms and workshops of the most exclusive man-
ufacturers. Jaunty, pretty, stylish, of excellent wearing qualities, they
should influence many a woman to an early selection, before the variety is
Panne Cheviot and Worsted Suits
Suit in blue, black and brown panne cheviot, 27-inch, half fitting, col-
larless coat jacket trimmed with fancy stitched bands and buttons seven-
gore skirt, kilted, top of kilts finished with stitching and buttons at
Then there is a suit of fancy gray worsted, half satin lined front and
back of jacket made with narrow tucks eleven-gore skirt, kilted they
should not long remain unsold at the price, $22.50.
Tourist coats, in %-length, just the very thing for fall wear. Light
gray mixture, full box, collarless effect, patch pocket, neck, ctiflfs and pocket
trimmed with broadcloth and soutasch braid, most excellent value at
A. fancy gray, basket weave, 3/4-length coat, full BOX, patch pockets,
collar and turned back cuff of wine-colored velvet splendid value at
Another style is that of a tight-fitting coat of black broadcloth, trim-
med with stitched straps and buttons full satin lined a very nobby crea-
tion bargain price at $H-
In Our Infants' Department
Our babies' department is brimful of bargains, as clamorous for at-
tention as the baby itself.
Fond parents are not more proud of the little ones of their household
tlian are we of our Infants' Department. It is quite tne largest ana most
complete in the Twin Cities.
Youngsters are Just like grownups, in that they appreciate comfort-
able wearing apparel and during the oppressively hot days of August, it is
important that they be clothed in seasonable garments.
A visit to our Infants' Department on the second floor and an inspec-
tion of the very complete stock we carry, will convince you of the fact that
everything in infants' wear can here be found in variety, style, quality and
price, unquestionably pleasing.
The display of infants' goods in one of our Nicollet avenue windows
gives a general idea of the extensive line we carry. It may influence you
to visit our big department on the second floor
Infants' Ooats in Cheviots and BearskinsThey come in navy blue,
brown, green and white.
Infants* Caps and Poke BrnnetsWe have a varied stock of these
dainty articles of headgear and the seasonable colors are of a wide range in
colorings and. white. Trices range from Q to $1JJ.OO.
Knit Bootees, from 10c to ^1,25.
Knit Jackets, 50c to $2.00.
Hand Embroidered JacketsMade of fine cashmere the very daintiest
of Infants'garments, $1.00 to $3.50.
Baby Veils, 25 to $1.00-
Kid Bootees, in white and all colors, 50c.
Baby Bibs, in endless variety, 5 to $7.50.
Fancy Rattles, 25 to $1.25.
Infants' Long Dresses, 50c to $7.50*
Flannel Skirts, 50c to $2.75.
Baby BooksThis stock has just been unpacked and placed on sale.
The happenings in a baby's life are well worth recording and herein may
be noted every interesting little item, such as the first tooth, the unfortu-
nate falls, sick spells, in fact an infant's diary. Two of them, Baby's Days
and Baby's History, are perhaps as interesting as any that might be men-
tioned. Ask to see them. In price they run from 65c to $ 3 2 5
Fancy Baskets and Hampers, in silk, point a'esprit ana ribbon! fin
Unbreakable Swimming Dolls, one cf the very latest novelties. Think
of it, an unbreakable doll! One that can be dropped, trampled upon, badly
mistreated and still be ready for" service. The crying spells and little heart-
aches caused by dolly's mishaps are relegated to the past. No more broken
limbs to be doctored, nor sad drownings to report a doll that is right at
home in the water, and instead of sinking, floats celluloid enters largely
into their composition price, 10c to $3.25.
Infants' Wash Stands, a very complete assortment.
Infants' Stocking stretcher, 25c.
Infants' Shirt Stretchers, 50c. I
Arnold's GoodsWe are exclusive agents for this popular make. The
Arnold system of dressing babies and children is perfection Itself, and
every mother wants the very best for her children. In the 26 knit special-
ties of the Arnold line is embodied all that is soothing and non-irritating.
A freedom from restraint and compression that does much in the way of
comfort and health for the little tots.
Infants'Toilette Sets, at from $1.50 to $4,50,
Infants' cashmere hose,. sillc heel and toe, colors,
Infants' lisle lace socks, 25c.
Infants' silk hose, 65c
Rug Sale Continues
are quite unusual. Conscience in workmanship, conscience in quality and
the lowest prices go together in this as well as all other departments.
were made to' the war office for army
reforms, one result of which* is that
it is now proposed to do away with
officers' personal military servants at
the front, making the officers an allow
ance with which to provide themselves
with servants, but doing away -with
military servants. This will increase
the fighting force by nearly 50,000
HTNKEAPOtlS: S01-50S.606-507-B09-511 NICOIXET AVEHTTE.
A^,-,- EW YOEK: 484 BEOOME STREET.
A. J. HOOVER DROWNS
Iowa Insurance Man Believed to Be a
*7 H7 Suicide.'- 7
Fairmont, Minn., Aug. 30.The re
mains of A. J. Hoover, an insurance so
licitor of Des Moines, Iowa, were
found floating in the lake near town
$5.00 Silk Petticoats, $3.95
Just because our buyers were on the qui vive for bargains and secured
this one, you are able to make an actual saving of $1.05 on each garment.
It would take too long to tell how we did it, but at any rate we were fortu-
nate in making the purchase. While they last we offer petticoats made of
good quality rustling taffeta, 9-inch accordion pleated flounce, edged with
inching colors are black, green and brown, green and black changeable,
blue and green changeable, and blue and black changeable. I is hardly
probable that they will last very long at the price $3.95.
Then there are several styles of
heavy" rustling taffeta, shirred and
accordion pleated blacks and all
colorings in each if we were to say
$7.00 they would be sacrificed, but
we don't,' the price, choice, $5.00.
We are not going to unduly urge
you to buy during this sale, but we
have made the prices so alluring
that you can hardly help but do so,
and if you do, you have the assur
ance ot having made a considerable
saving by the transaction and of
having become the possessor of an
article of apparel that will give en
We are offering some exceptional
values in new mercerized petticoats,
they are made of the finest mater
ials, workmanship the best and style
the latest we offer four ^particu
larly attractive ones in':a"ccoraion
pleats, shirrings and tucks at 98c-
One style, exactly like cut, is
manufactured from fine mercerized
sateen, deep flounce, with double
rows of shirrings fully worth $1.50,
pink, blue and
Our big rug sale will last
throughout the week. If you
have not been in to see the bar
gains, you had better not delay
doing so, for we are offering very
unusual inducements to particu
A large assortment of quality
goods in the Turkish Orientals
embracing C&rabagh, Herez, Shir
van, Mousouls and Samarcand.
In Persian Carpets we have
Kirmanshah, Mohals, Bockschirst,
Serape and Muscahad, etc.
Our Specials in Made-up Bugs
He hired a rowboat and was not
again seen alive. The boat drifted to
shote and contained Hoover's coat.
Later his hat was found floating in the
From liis previous actions it is gen
erally believed it was a case of sui
cide. He was about 28, married and
had one child.
Furnishing the Home
When you are thinking of home improvements this fall,
think of this store and Its facilities.
Our three departments. Furniture, Carpets and Drap
work hand In hand for your economy. Assortments
of stockss arle most extensive. Merchandise of
pendable sort only.
Cold type, Ink and paper cannot begin to demonstrate to
you the wonderful values that ordinary dollars will secure
at our store. The price tells but part of the story, the
goods the rest. They must be seen to be appreciated.
& ^the sUre
Thursday Linen Specials
tasinsss principle behind tils sale, the value
On our bargain table, near maina we have the very daintiest
designs and popular width?sa iin laces.
wide, 12y2c to 25c qualities. Special, 8
early. 20 inches wide. An absolute 75c quality. *i
fcowy, double thread. Our,15o duality. For
insertions to match. 1 to 6 incbes
wJSSffS f/axf SpS, 3%faTaT-
A recent very1
y^d ox, a dozen, 89c
5,000 Yards Fancy Silks
fuclcy purchase, whereby we secured a job lot of fancy
silks at less thaa half-price value, enables us to offer some special Thurs-
day bargains at our silk counters.
Understand, they are not by any means cheap seconds, but on the con-
trary, nice, clean, fashionable silks in changeable glace effects, print warp
taffetas in neat figures. They are in the new fall shades, such as mavy and
Alice blue, reseda, myrtle, mahogany, dark and light brown.
Every thread in their makeup i of silk.have
win drawing powers of con-
siderable magnitude. Stock will be early depleted and our advice is. come
Extraordinary Sale of Ribbons
Very suitable for the many tasty creations that cam be made up of rib-
bon are the soft weaves for summer wear*
35c, 45c and 59c imported floral ribbons in warp prints and Dolly Var-
den and striped designs are reduced in price, and we expect to quickly dis-
pose of them, 2,000 yards, in widths 4 to 5y2 inches. At, special, 25 a
We also have 5,000 yards of 6-inch Messaline taffeta ribbon of high
luster, in an unusually large variety of tintsseventy-fivewhich* will be
sacrificed. At, special, 25c 7^x&.
The arrival of hot weather emphasizes the importance of this main floor
wash goods section, with its numerous exceptional offerings.. The woman
who avails herself of this opportunity will benefit to an unusual degree-
Prominent among this assortment might be mentioned cotton taffetas
and foulardines. Fine lustrous goods, in black, navy, brown, green, red and
grey, with neat white figures and dot effects. At, per yard, 12% c.
There is also a fine, sheer quality of batiste, 30-inch width, in the white
ground, in a variety of neat black designs. Begular 19c quality. At per-
We are desirous of closing out a 100-piece lot of percales. In coloring
and figure design, it embraces a pleasing variety, and although our usual
price is 8c a yard we offer same at, per yard, 6c.
Men's Fancy Sock Side
Through a six weeks' delay in transit of a case of 60idozen men's new
fancy half hose, we have decided to close them out at actual cost.
In this lot are. fancy embroidered blacks, tans, black with white feet,
vertical stripes in black, dropstitch in black with white, red or blue figures
This assortment sells regular at 25c and 35c a pair. Your choice to hurry
them out 18c P**1.
or 3 pairs for 50c.
Leather Hand Bags
We have just about twelve dozett leather handbags, fitted
with large purse, heavy 9-inch rivete4 frame, exceptional wear-
ing quality, which must be disposed of at once, and will lie
for altho the regular priceforthijr article at retail should be
$1.^0. we have marked it. (see sample hanging in vestibule
Nicollet entrance), aj
1 Special at 89c. v'-