i MinnesotaLocal raius( and thun
derstorms tonight and Friday cooler
Friday increasing easterly, shifting
Priday to northerly winds.
Upper MichiganLocal rains tonight
f'hnd Friday increasing easterly winds.
i WisconsinLocal rains and thunder
s'storms tonight and Friday warmer to-
night increasing southeas to south
-J? IowaLocal rains and thunderstorms
^"tonight and Friday cooler in western
-ifjportion Friday south shifting to west
i! North and South DakotaLocal
rams ancl cooler tonight Friday fair
and cooler windB shifting to brisk
MontanaFair tonight cooler
eastern portion Friday fair.
Local rains have occurred during the
"last twenty-four hours in the north
Atlantic states, the upper Mississippi
and middle and upper Missouri val
leys and the Eoeky mountain districts
elsewhere fair weather has prevailed.
'Temperatures have fallen in the lake
I region and on the northeast Kqcky
8 mountain slope, and have remained
ii nearly stationary in. other districts.
'iThe indications are that faiT weather
will be followed Friday by increasing
I cloudy and rain in the upper lake re
gion and upper Mississippi valley, and
that in the Missouri valley and middle
/western states rain and thunderstorms
this afternoon and tonight will be fol
lowed Friday by crearmg and cooler
Bain is falling this morning in parts
of Minnesota and the Dakotas. It is
cooler than it was yesterday morning
1 in the Dakotas and thence eastward to
the coast, also from Montana westward,
under the influence of a rapidly mov
ing high-pressure area off the coast of
Oregon. It is somewhat warmer in the
Dakotas and Texas. The pressure con
tinues low in the Canadian northwest.
Chas. A. Hyle,
Weather Now and Then.
Today, maximum 65, minimum 56 de
grees a year ago, maximum 72, mini
mum 60 degrees.
AROUND THE TOWN
Will Meet Tomorrow.Jones-Harri
son Home Boaid will meet tomorrow
at 10 a.m. at the Woman's Boarding
Home on Sixth street.
Off to the Encampment.Ell Tor
rance, former commander-in-chief of
the G. A. R. S. H. Towler, past adju
tant general Judge L. W. Collins and
Louis L. Collins will leave tonight for
the encampment at Denver.
Short Walk Cost $1.W. J. Morgan
was fined $1 in police court this morn
ing for -walking across the Sliort Line
bridge. Of late the bridge has been
vised extensively by pedestrians and the
police, fearing ah accident, have de
cided to stop the practice.
More Money in Buildings.Building
ermits for August numbered 457, and
cost of the structures aggregated
$673,770. In August, 1904, 476 permits
for buildings to cost $535,880 were is
sued. This is an increase of $137,890,
and a few additional permits which are
likely to be issued late this afternoon
wijl make the increase greater.
Not Much Left.Charles A. and Wil
liam H. Greenleaf, both of Litchfield,
Minn., have filed petitions in bank
ruptcy in the federal court. The peti
tion of Charles Greenleaf shows a debt
of $57,027.97, with non-exempt proper
listed at $50. William-'s petition
shows debts to $17,208, with $35 non
Law in Their Way.Chamber of
Commerce members are not disturbed
over the action of the Chicago Board
of Trade in voting yesterday to resume
trading in privileges in wheat, as there
is a state law in Illinois that would
first have to be repealed before the
Ch.iea.fco board eould go ahead and
draw any business from Minneapolis.
Her Second Offense.Sarah Slater,
who attempted to shoot the policemen
who arrested her yesterday at Nicol
let avenue and Second street, -will be
tried tomorrow on a charge of aiming a
firearm at the officers, in court last
week she was given a suspended sen
tence of $10 or ten days for refusing
to "move on." She will now have to
serve this sentence and another if she
Want Miss Field to Remain.Miss
Harried Field's case was before the
school board's committee on teachers
this afternoon. Miss Field has been
principal of the Motley school for sev
eral years, but at the late shakeup was
transferred to the Webster school. Miss
Field is popular in Southeast Minne
apolis, and the parents in her district,
unwilling to part with her, have asked
that she be retained in her former
SVERKE JOHNSON died yesterday
at the Deaconess' hospital, age 57.
Funeral Saturday at 2:30 p.m. from the
Norwegian-Danish Methodist church,
Thirteenth avenue S and Ninth street.
Interment at Lakewood.
HARRIET STAFFORD, age 11,
youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Stafford, died yesterday at the
^home of her parents, 3209 'Portland
tavenue. Notice of funeral later.
ROSE A. PLTNN died this morning
at her home, 308 Fifth avenue NE. The
funeral will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday,
from the St. Anthony, of Padua church.
MI SS ANNA BEEBE died yesterday
at the Swedish hospital. Funeral in
the parlors of Westminster Presbyte
rian church at 2 p.m., Friday.
WM. D. HAYDEN.Funeral tomqr
5 row at 3 p.m. from the residence, 4406
i Nicollet avenue.
MRS. E. PHILLIPS died Monday at
the home of her son, 903 Fifth avenue
0AED OF THANKS
I We wish to express our heartfelt thanks
I to our friends for their kindness during
four mother's illness ana kind sympathy
I in her death, and for the many beautiful
floral contributiops.Mr. and Mrs. Henry
OFF FOR PORTLAND
I Four delegates from the local Lettei
Carriers' association left today to at
tend the fifteenth biennial convention
of the National Letter Carriers' asso
eiation at Portland, Sept. 6 to 9. The
I delegates are C. H. Bishop, T. A. Kel
kly, E. D. Buell and D. E. Lounberg.
1 The Minneapolis delegation will
Imake a strong fight to bring the con*
^vention to this city in 1907. Jesse Gr.
^Curd, delegate from Kentucky, said
today that before coming to Minne
apolis he had not thought of it as a
convention city, but that now he con
sidered it the most eligible of any eity
asking for the convention. The special
train carrying the 400 delegates from
the New England, middle and central
southern states passed thru on the Soo
at W 30 this morning. \^f^^
SALOON MEN SAY THEY HAVE
Officer of Retail Liquor Dealers' As-
sociation Denies Story Printed in a
Morning NewspaperSaloon Men
Meet and Discuss Flans of Retalia
"As a saloonkeeper, and in behalf
of the saloonkeepers' organization, I
wish to say that there is not a word
of truth in the statement of an irre
sponsible morning newspaper that the
saloonkeepers of the city are out to
boycott the churches, church people
or church societies." Thus said an
officer of the Retail Liquor Dealers'
"There are as many good churchmen
among the saloonkeepers, in proportion
to their numbers, as can be found
among the members of. any secular line j
of business in the city,'' he continued, I
"We do not intend to fight churches.
If we are wronged by any person,
churchman or otherwise, we will take
care of ourselves. W do not want to
sell to minors or habitual drunkards.
We wish to conduct decent, respecta
ble, quiet places. We have always been
allowed to keep open Sunday in a. quiet
manner and believe that public senti
ment favors continuing the custom,
Other lines of business, prohibited by
the same law are allowed to run with
out molestation merely because they
do not sell liquor. Why not treat ail
Nearly four hundred saloonkeepers
met in Union Temple yesterdav after
noon to map out a campaign. Commit
tees were appointed to have charge of
different branches of the work, legal
advice was engaged, and offices will
be opened. While the actual plans have
not been made public, members say
they will fight fire -with fire." It 13
claimed that many lines of business,
separate and distinct from the saloons,
have given financial and moral sup
port. The fact that the largest hotels
and restaurants can be reached by the
same methods employed in all cases
tried up to the present time, is said to
have assisted the association.
In trying future cases the attorneys
for the saloonkeepers will insist on
every legal right. A the fight pro
gresses the retaliatory measures planned
will be tried. Other prohibited trades
and lines of business will be brought
up against the law.
Shirt Tailors, $3. Monograms, 50c.
Exclusive. Hoffman's Custom. Dept.
TALKING OF TROLLEYS
CITIZENS OF EXCELSIOR NOT
SURE ABOUT LETTING ELEC-
TRIC LINE PROMOTERS TAKE
Citizens of Excelsior have split into
factions over the advent of the street
railway company. The line will be
opened about Oct. 1. The company
has intimated that it will use a hew
route next season in entering the vil
lage. The present route Trill he used
during the winter, and while the new
route is in process of construction. The
company will build two bridges and
make a long fill at a cost of about $100,-
The new line will pass south of the
Excelsior transmission house, cross Di
vision street on a bridge, and then
make a straight run for the lake front,
also crossing Second street at an eleva
tion. The line will then pass along the
lake front to Main street, up Mam to
Second, where the plans show thai a
will be constructed.
While the citizens of Excelsior favor
the new bridges they do not like th^
idea of giving up such a strip of the
lake frontage to the company, and busi
ness men are somewhat incensed over
the prospect of having a constructed
on' the main business street.
This line will give the company an
excellent opportunity of carrying out
its plans for the building of a pavilion
at Excelsior. It will also give room
to build docks, wharves, etc., for
steamers to be run from Excelsior to
different lake points, and to its amuse
ment park on Big Island.
STRIKE IS BROKEN
Western Union Messengers Who Struck
Are Taken Back.
The strike of the Western Union mes
senger boys is broken. Not to be out
done by the railroads and the telegraph
opeiators, both sides claim a victory.
Thirty of the fifty boys are back at
work and the positions of ten of the
remaining twenty are still open to them.
Ten boys will be dropped from the
N. D. T. payroll.
Manager H. F. Hughart has re-en
gaged the boys as individuals, calling
them into the office one at a time and
making terms with them. Some who
have records of long and faithful serv
ice have received a raise, while others
were taken back at their original pay.
Mr. Hughart says he has taken ad
vantage of the strike to weed out cer
tain undesirable boys.
The trial of Michael Hurley of the
office staff, who got into a fight with
a bunch of strikers who thought he
was carrying messages, was today post
poned to Sept. 6 because of the absence
of a witness. Manager Hughart says
that Louis Spamio of the attcahing
party, also arrested, -was never in his
FUNERAL OF PIONEER
Mrs. C. J. Vanstrum Who Died Tues
day, Came to Minnesota in 1856.
Mrs. C. J. Vanstrum of 3350 Portlatv'd
avenue, who died Tuesday, was buried
this afternoon from her late residence.
She was one of the pioneers of Minne
sota, having'come to Eed Wing, Minn.,
in' 1856. In 1865, she and her hus
band, Charles G. vanstrum moved to
Mjiameapolia, -where the-y have lived
ever since. On May 20, la8t,f Mr. and
Mrs. Vanstrum celebrated their golden
wedding anniversary, and Mrs. Van1
strum was made happy by the pres
ence, not only of all her seven children,
but of her twenty-four grandchildren.
and two great-gra'n'dchildren.
Services were conducted at the home
Eev. J. P. Engstrom in Swedish, and
by Eev. B. T. Thoren in English. Eev.
Albert Bjornson also spoke. There was
singing by the Masonic Temple quartet.
Tho childTeW and grandchildren were
present at the services.
EAGER FOR JAIL
Three Young Men Confess and Want It
Prank Johnson, Charles O'Connell
and Fred Winston, the young men who
broke into the saloon at 301 Second
avenue N, ak'd stole five bottles of
-whxslty, have confessed and -want to he
gin their sentence at once. This after
noon O'Connell and Winston took ad
vantage of the Wow statute, and pleaded
guilty to burglary in the second degree
before Judge P. C. Brooks of the dis
trict court. hev will ha sentenced
S. S. Johnson
.qjeuuog trBUueqran'i vwujuroia
Minnesota, Who Died Sunday at
Berkeley, Cal., Aged 48.
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CROP YEAR ENDS TODAY
MINNEAPOLIS WILL EECEIPTS
YEAR SHOULD BREAK RECORDS.
Today the crop year of the north
west ends. Annual figures for north
west commerce run from Jan. 1 to Jan.
1, but the movement of crops is fig
ured from Aug. 31. Several days must
elapse before the secretary's office of
the Chamber of Commerce can give out
an exact statement covering every
thing, but already it is clear that
the matter of wheat receipts Minne
apolis will run well ahead of the year
preceding. To this morning the figures
total 88,457,540 bushels, compared with
85,139,130 for the full period last sea
sona gain of 3,318,410, and with the
two days yet to be figured in, the ex
cess should go to 3,650,000.
G. D. Rogers, secretary of the cham
ber, says the outlook is for a run of
wheat into Minneapolis in the com
ing season that will put all previous
records to the rear, and that in the
matter of receipts of grain of all kinds.
Minneapolis promises to run ahead of
the former figures, which, for wheat,
corn, oats, barley, rye and flax, reached
the big total of 134,000,000 bushels.
In the matter of wheat much will
depend, Colonel Rogers says, upon the
ability of the Minneapolis mills to do
an export trade in flour. Given a flour
business with Europe of normal size,
the consumption of wheat in Minneap
olis will Increase greatly and shipments
this way will be large and steady.
The "Clever*' New Fall Hats, $3, $4, $5
Some $2.50. Hoffman's Toggery Shops.
Tho Northwestern Miller Takese Issue
With Jones on the Crop.
H. V. Jones made some remraks with
regard to the Northwestern Miller's
crop estimates in. his recent annual re
port on the crops, which provoke be
tween three and four columns of reply
from the current Northwestern Miller,
in which tho Miller reviews, analyzes
and, to its own Satisfaction, at least,
disposes of Mr Jones estimates. Mr.
Jones estimated 16^,000.000 bushels of
spring wheat, and added 8,000,000 of
macaroni, making 174,000,000 altogeth
er. Of this estimate the Miller says in
Frankly, the Northwestern Miller con
siders the estimate of Mr. Jones, 186 mil
lion bushels, absurdly wrong. It believes
him further away from facts this year
than he was last and that he has not-the
faintest conception of the acreage or yield
of the northwestern wheat section. His
estimate can be accounted for only on the
supposition that, being in absolute error,
he has determined to be at'least consist
ent and to go dqwn gallantly with hjs flag
nailed to the mast. It is possible to re*
spect and even admire the courage of such
a. position. Taut it. Is out of the question to
give it serious consideration as anything
more than the expression of a forlorn
hope a desperate struggle in the last
ditch of consistent crop destruction.
In the humble opinion fthe Northw^st
penny, Mr. Jones is not less than 40 mil
Miller, which may not be worth a
Hon bushels behind the actual condition
of the spring wheat crop. This journal
has made no canvass of the exact returns
from the fields for this year. It has not
thought it worth while to do as It did In
1904, make a detailed report on each state,
for it has no ambition to wear the thorny
and unsatisfactory crown of a crop expert.
With the superficial knowledge it has of
the crop and without going into particu
lars, it has no hesitation whatever in say
ing that it believes the spring wheat crop
this year will be not less than 200,000,000
bushels, and is quite willing to go on rec
ord to this effect. In order to give Mr.
Jones and those who still believe in his in
fallibility the benefit of every advantage,
it will go further and say that its estimate
does not include a bushel of macaroni
FOR A HEARTY MEAL
burglars entered the residence of H.
D. Williams, X27 Seventh street N, last
evening and, after searching the house
for valuable that were not there, they
ate a hearty meal. When they had fin
ished they wiped their hands carefully
on the table cloth and departed.
NOT A TURN-DOWN
Governor Says Two Engineers Were
Necessary on Topographical Survey.
John Abercrombie of Alexandria, tha
engineer who has had his work of mak
ing a topographical surve-y of north
ern Minnesota divided anti part of it
given to Engineer George Kalph of
Crookston, had a long conference with
oGvernor J. A. Johnson this noon.
"To say that Mr. Abewrombie is
giving part- of his woric
to Mr. Ealph, is an injustice," said
Governor Johnson today. "True,
Abercrombie is to have, the work in but
two counties, but these two are fully as
large as the number assigned to Ealph
iut together. It is necessary to have
engineers get on topographical sur
vey to prepare a report in time for the
RAILROAD TO AID
The Milwaukee Will Enforce Compli
ance With the Smoke Ordinance.
The Milwaukee Eailway company has
issued instructions to its engineers and
firemen on trains running into Minne
apolis to -observe the smoke ordinance.
All the engines are provided with
smoke-preventing devices, attd in addi
tion to the penalties imposed by the
city, the firemen and engineers will be
OE GREAT YAiUE
TTP-BIVER RESERVOIRS VITALLY
IMPORTANT TO CITY.
Committee of Sixteen Prepares its Case jg
to Present to Government Engineers
at the Conference'on Sept. 12Com-
merce and Manufacturing Are In
The committee of sixteen which will
present the contention of Minneapolis
regarding the future of the upper Mis
sissippi river reservoirs met at the Com
mercial club at noon today to prepare
briefs to be presented to' the govern
ment engineers who have been on a
tour of inspection. A conference of the
committee and the engineers will take
place Sept. 12 and Minneapolis will
put up a strong case in favor of re
taining and operating the reservoirs.
William de la Barre, engineer of the
St. Anthony Falls Waterpower com
pany, presented strong arguments. The
reservoirs are of inestimable value to
the city in maintaining an even head
of water for manufacturers using water
power. Without them the heavy spring
floods would destroy a vast amount of
property. This would be followed in
the dry season by a stage of water
too low to be of value. With the res
ervoirs floods can be reduced in a great
measure, and the water so stored al
lowed to run out later on to raise the
level of the river.
The government is completing an
elaborate system of locks and dams be
tween Minneapolis and St. Paul, which
will make Minneapolis the head of
river navigation. With the reservoirs
abandoned these expensive improve
ments "would be useless during a large
part of the year, and boats could reach
the city only when the river was. high
on account of spring floods or heavy
rains. Navigation will give manufac
turers an' opportunity to ship cheap
freight at a low rate to the south. It
will also give manufacturers a "big
stick" to wield over the railroads when
freight rates are exorbitant or discrimi
nate against the city.
The personnel of the Minneapolis
committ is a sfollows: B. F. Nel
son, William H. Eustis, James T. Wy
man, W! D. Washburn, D. P. Jones,
Henry L. Little, C. W. Hall, T. B. Jah
ney, George H. Partridge, Loren Fletch
er, C. A. Smith, F. R. Salisbury, T. B.
Walker, W. M. Regan, W. H. Dun
woody, "William de la Barre.
MANY NEW FACES ON
BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
The state board of equalization will
meet next Tuesday at the capitol, St.
Paul. Half of the members of the
board are new appointees. The board
consists of the governor, auditor, attor
ney general and one member from each
judicial district. They are as follows:
First district, F. I. Johnson, Cannon
Falls second, W. A.' Hardenberg, St.
Paul third, J. G. Lawrence, Wabasha
fourth, L. B. Elwood, Minneapolis fifth,
L. G. Nelson, Blooming Prairie sixth,
E. T. Champlin, Vernon Center seventh,
C. M. Sprague, Sauk Center eighth, M.
Nachbar, Jordan ninth, Hans Mo, Sleepy
Eye tenth, T. J. Meighen, Preston elev
enth. Cooley, Duluth twelfth. R. T.
Daly, Renville, thirteenth, A. H. Fowler,
Fulda fourteenth,, Jason "Weatherhead,
Ada fifteenth/ Geo.^TV. Knox, Aitkin
sixteenth, H. L. Shirley, Breckenridge
seventeenth, C. H. D^apeOWells eigh
teenth, Frank McKnigftt, Buffalo.
BREEN MILLS SOLD
Waseca Plant Has Been Taken by
American Cereal Company.
The flour mill of N, J. Breen & Sons
at Waseca, Minn., has been absorbed by
the American Cereal company and will
hereafter be utilized for the production
of oatmeal and cereal products. Th#
mill will draw upon Minneapolis for
ra^vv material supplxes, and -will help %lxe
Being situated on the Minneapolis &
St. Louis and Chicago & North-West
ern railways, the mill takes a "milling
in transit'' rate to Chicago, and it 6
expected, that considerable business o
this sort will be done in the coming
MURDERERS' OASES FIRST
They Will Have Precedence on Supreme
At the opening of the October term
of the state supreme court, the attorney
general of the state will use his priv
ilege of setting criminal cases when he
desires by asking the court to first hear
the murder case of C. D. Crawford,
convicted of the Sherburne county box
car murder, and of William Williams,
the negro now in the Ramsey county
jail under death sentence. The supreme
'court has granted stays in both these
executions, and the attorney general
desires to have the fate of each man
settled at the earliest possible date.
Sudden Attack of Dysentery Cured.
A prominent lady of Brooklyn, N. Y.t
writes to inquire where she can obtain
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Eemedy. She says: "While
stopping at a ranch in South Dakota I
was taken ill of what seemed to be
cholera. They gave me some of this
medicine and it cured me. I brought a
bottle home and have .iust used the last
of it today. Mother was taken sud
denly ill of dysentery and it helped her
held responsible to the railway company piaiRti. $W by ^n ^rogftota.
for the neglect to use the device, off
for violating the ordiaanef.
INSTANTLY STOPPED BY
Bdway's Beady Belief is safe, reliable and
effectual because ot tl^eJlinulating action which
it exerts over the nerves ajid vital powers of the
body, adding tope to the one and Inciting to re
newed and increased visor the slumbering -vital,
lty ot the physical structure, ap* tbrougu this
healthful stimulation and Increased action the
CAUSE of the Pain la driven away and a
natural condition restored J* is thus that the
Beady Belief is sc admlraaiy adapted for the
Cure of Pain and without the risk of Injury,
which is sure to result from the use of many of
the so-called pain remedies of the day.
Externally for Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sci
atica, Sprains, Bruises, Mosquito Bites, Stings
of Insects. Sunburns, Bunts, Toothache, Head
acne. Pains lrfntfee Bacfcj-Gfehe application of
Radway's Ready Relief
to the part or parts affected win instantly re
lieve and soon cure the sufferer of these com-
RADWAY & .i New York.
BOY HAS DISAPPEARED
Arthur Johnson Carried Out His Threat
to Run Away.
'Who Disappeared from His Home Last
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Arthur Johnson has disappeared.. He
has not been seen since Monday at '10:30
a.m., when he went away from home. Ar
thur is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter
Johnson of 2716 Oakland avenue. Sunday
afternoon he told a little friend, Ellen An
derson, that he was going away to some
place where he would not be found, and
Monday morning he made his words good.
His father is a motorman on the Eighth
and Central car line and he is very anx
ious to obtain information in regard to
his boy. Arthur is 15 years old. When he
was last seen he was wearing a straw hat.
dark clothes and tan shoes.
MARRIED FORTY YEARS
NO W SEEKS DITORCE
Carrie E. Keeler alleges that for the
sake of her children she submitted to
the cruelty, abuse, drunkenness and
non-support of her husband, Lucius N.
Keeler, during forty years of married
life. Now, at the age of 60 years,
she asked the district court for
a divorce. The children are able
to care for themselves and the
wife wants to own real property upon
which to make her home during the last
days of her life. This, she alleges, she
is unable to do in safety unless di
TEACHERS TAKE EXAMS
Today's Class Numbers,136Teachers'
There were 136 teachers in the teach
ers' assembly room at the city hall to
day to take examinations for positions
the public school. The examinations
will be finished tomorrow.
A general teachers' meeting will be
held Saturday at 10 a.m., at the as
sembly hall of the East high school.
Dr. C. M. Jordan, superintendent of
schools, will address the teachers and
outline his policy for the coming year.
Fair Week flours
8 a. m. till 6 p. m.
August 31, 1905.
We have placed our orders with
the manufacturers for a full and
complete stock. W will, there
fore, close out, regardless of cost,
every piano on handcomprising
nearly 200 pianos. Among them are
some of America's most famous
makes. Our pianos and reputation
are too well known make any
further statement necessary.
One thing that -we want to em
phasize is that this sale is in every
sense legitimate. Unlike any other
concern, we do not import a lot of
cheap, fake pianos and under one
pretense or another work them off,
usually under the heading, "Piano
Sale." We concede there are cheap
pianos made for any purpose and
any price from $45 up. Call them
what you will$200, $300 or $500
pianos. A dealer has the right to
ask any price he wants to for his
chiefs, 26c and
60c value sW,
724 Nicollet Avenue.
50 dozen White Skirts, made good and full with tucke4 and
hemstitched*-ruffles values, $1.00 each. VftQf*
Sale price, each %M%*\J
25 dozen White Skirts, trimmed with Lace and Embroidery
these will compare favorably with any $1.50 skirt QOp
in the city. Sale price, each 5rOO
2 5 dozen Niglit Gowns, elaborately trimmed witli lace, sqriare or
round neckj value, $1.50. Qftf*
Sale price, each 5FOO
10 dozen Night Gowns, handsomely trimmed with Valenciennes
lace and insertionvalue $2.25. ^h*4 V^tf^
Sale price, each M "Oil
A large assortment of fine Skirts, trimmed with Lace or Em-
broidery value, $2.75 to $3.25 each. ttO A A
Sale price, each ^4B^m I I
50 dozen Corset Covers worth 75c and 85c
each. Choice, each
Hatch's Battalion Will Convene Sept.
5 at Morgan Post Hall.
The veterans of Hatch's battalion
will hold their tenth annual reunion
in Morgan post hall, 305 Nicollet ave
nue, on Sept. 5. Hatch's battalion was
raised in Hennepin, Eamsey and Mee
ker counties for frontier service during
the^Indian outbreak. While in the ser
vice it tnillt ITort Pembma and garri
soned Fort Abercrombi^e and the out
lying stockades at Old Crossing, Twin
Lakes and Pomme de Terre. Many of
the battalion members are residents of
Minneapolis and the reunions have al
ways been held here. The president of
the association is Hugh E. Craig of
The veterans of the Sixth Minne
sota "Will hold tbeir annual reunion
Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. in the senate cham
ber of the old state capitol, St. Paul.
Dinner will be served.
Th Great Northern railway has been se
lected as official route of the Swedish Baptist
union, which holds its annual convention in
Portland, Ore., next week. Special cars will
be attached to the Great Northern Pacific Coast
Express Friday for the accommodation of the
Two stamps two reasons.
'TO HURRY OUT the few remaining lots of summer goods, for which
you still have several weeks' wearand to make it more than ordi-
narily interesting for you to make an inspection of he
new goods, crowding in every day,
we will give, in addition to ur always lower prices,
with cash purchases, Friday, Sept. 1,
two instead of one "S. & H." green trading
stamps in all departments
except restauraat, soda fountain, patent medicines, hair goods, Eastman Kodak
Co.'s goods, flour and sugar.
ON OR ABOUT
We will occupy our new and
beautiful store804 Nicollet ave
nue"Studio Arcade." This build
ing has been remodeled especially
for us and will be one of the most
convenient and up-to-date buildings
of its kind in the city.
SEGERSTROM PIANO COMPANY,
Corner Sixth Street and Hennepin Avenue, MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.
Agents for the
"Valentine Brothers, manufacturers ot
gasolene engines, -will have a new fac
tory building near Fifth avenue S and
Third street, to be erected by Clinton
Morrison at a cost of $8,000 The struc
ture will be 35x100 feet. The Pittsburg
Plate Glass compa/v is building a load
ing and storage shed in the same neigh'
borhood, 40x120 feet.
Every convenience for the sick
roam, every article In demand mav
be secured here in our "better
quality" rubber goods. A break or
tear may do untold mischief and
harmthe risk is too creat so buy
our "Better Rubber Goods" and be
SQSfi WANOTTS, Bruggist.
Nic. AY., 1st AY. SO,,
5th St, Minneapolis.
In our case we will make you a
present of any piano you find in
our store not our regujar line
excepting, of course, such pianos
as we have taken in exchange,
which we are closing out for any
thing we can get.
When we say a $300.00 piano, we
mean one that retails regularly for
that price and worth it.
This is undoubtedly the greatest
piano purchasing opportunity ever
known in this. city.
Used organs $10.00, $15.00, $20.00
Used pianos $10.00, $15.00, $20.00,
$25.00, $30.00, $40.00, $60.00 and
$150.00. TERMSCash or $5 to $10
CALL OR WRITE.
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