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joined the opposition in the fight
republicanmuch evendiscussed."- '^uit naturally been
'he Journal's Correspondent in Christiania
Tells of Some of the Hitherto Unobserved
Features of the Pre-election Discussion
Points upon Which the Battle Was Fought.
By S. C. HAMMER, Special Correspondent of The Journal.
Christiania, Norway, Nov. 18.
klT* HE political interest in Norway
I the past fortnight has been ab
sorbed by the public discussion
|ni monarchy and republic. Today and
Yesterday the people have been voting
and long before this letter will reach
you the cable will have informed you
of the final result of which no one is
in doubt, altho the republicans have
niade up their minds to reduce the ma
It was at the end of October that the
storthing by 87 votes against 29, passed
the proposal by which the government
was empowered to invite Prince Karl
Of Denmark to ascend the vacant
throne of Norway on the condition that
jjihe people by a referendum on Nov. 12
nd 13 gave its assent. This new refer
endum has been the pivot of the discus
sion among all ranks of society ever
since Public speakers have flooded the
Jcountry from the frontier districts in
southeast to far up in the north. In
'Christiania there have been regularly at
^eas.t five meetings every night for the
^ast two weeks and in Bergen and
jfDrontheim two or three. The popula
tion of the small towns along the
Christiania fjord and the nearest in
land districts has been invited to pub
lic meetings two or three times a week,
id last Sunday halls were emptied and
filled several times during the evening
in several places.
Members of the government and
Btorthing, lawyers, teachers, 3ournaliBt8,
business men, clergymen, doctors, en
gineers and others have appeared on
xthe platform, for in Norway every one
lis capable of talking politicseven if
me is capable of nothing else. The
journals have contained nothing but
Reading articles, manifestos and reports
from meetings and announcement of
new meetings where new information
j-was to be had on the important ques
tion at issue. In short, monarchists as
^well as republicans have been working
under a high pressure which rivals some
of the most agitated periods within the
^memory of living men.
I Discussion Practical.
IiOokxng at the discussion impartially,
%t cannot be denied that it has evaded
he temptation to degenerate into a bar
Sen academic discussion on monarchy or
a'epublic. On the contrary the discus
|sion has taken a decidedly practical
|turn. The public speakers as well as
|the papers have treated the question on
|the basis of the actual political situa
tion and backed up their views by argu
ments fetched from our national devel
opment, our political and social institu
tions, the present position of trade and
industry, etc. This proves better than
mythmg that our nation has adopted
lonarchy only from practical reasons
ind even the monarchists have assured
is that the new monarchy was only a
stage of transition to the republic and
that in case of the invitation to Prince
[arl being refused by the nation, all
)arties would rally under the banner
The reason why this question of mon
irchy or republic has arisen at all is
lore interesting, as it throws a light
)n things which have been practically
mknown to the general public until the
present discussion. This applies espe
cially to the events connection with
Tune 7, from which it is necessary to
As will be remembered, the storthing,
the decision on that date, committed
the Norwegian government to "exer
ise the power vested in the king by
the constitution and othei laws with
the alterations necessitated by the
inion with Sweden under one common
ing having been dissolved and the
ring having ceased to function as Nor
wegian king." This resolution was
asse unanimously. In the subsequent
iddress the storthing made the famous
'Bernadotte offer" which some time
ago was refused by King Oscar, after
ie had pleased to keep us waiting for
answer for nearly five months. It
tvas this address which was passed in
the storthing by 112 votes to 5.
The question now is: Is this deci
sion of June 7 and the address to King
scar two isolated facts or is there an
jrganic connection between them which
BtampB both of them with a common
principle. In the former case June 7
mde UB 'entirely free with regard to
jur future form of government if the
Jernadotte offer was refused in the
latter case the monarchy continued to
Bxist as Norway's form of government
idependent of the fate of the Berna
Idotte offer until a king was again
On this entirely national platform,
rhich has nothing to do with the theori
tical question of monarchy and republic,
fcan important part of the battle has
jeen fought. It has been asserted by
lembers of the government, among
them Mr. Miehelsen and Mr. Loeviand,
that it has never been intended to drop
the monarchical principle and Mr.
terner has emphasized the same stand
joint. On the other hand it has been
isserted by the leaders of the opposi
tion, that in the secret night meeting
jf'June 6, when King Oscar was de
)OSed and the union with Sweden dis
ed, sixteen speakers rose in defence
lof the republic without opposition from
lany member within the assembly, while
khe premier himself expressed his
fassent to the view that the nation
|ghould be unbound if the Bernadotte
ffer was refused. In the same con
ection it may also be mentioned that
unnar Knudsen, minister' of finance,
ho also was of the opinion that the
ation stood free, has resigned office,
A "Sign of Contradiction."
For my^own part I have never been
doubt as to this question. From what
have heard and read in the public
discussion as well as from private con
^Versations I have been more and more
onfirmed" in the view that the Berna
Jdotte offer was only a question of
Secondary importancea sort of a
to make the decision df June 7
lide off more smoothly, tho it was
IbWious that later on it would turn a
on the car of the republic. In I
there is reason ta believe th&tj
I Jfchis question will stand out as a "sign
of contradiction" in Norwegian history
until the passions of the present genera
tion will have had time to cool down.
It wiH then be proved whether tho
monarchists or the republicans have
misunderstood the situation. For either
party says it wants to preserve the*
constitution we only /disagree as to
how this is to be done.
Against this general background the
whole discussion must be seen. It ex
plains the hurry of the monarchists and
the advice of the republicans to take
it coolly. Both views have their natural
explanation. If we have a monarchy
why not get a monarch at our early
convenience and wind up our political
crisis by raising the ancient throne
of Norway on our own soil, from which
it was removed nearly 600 years agol
If we are not a monarchy, why turn
headlong into a system of which, but
for the few months in 1814, we have
no practical experience in our ownof
country owing to some 600 years' inter
val since the death of last national
king of the Haarfagre Line (1319),
while on the other hand we have got
quite 'unaccustomed to the whole royal
.These questions are well worth con
sidering, and the interest with which
they have been embraced shows that
the electors are fully aware of their im
portance. It is quite natural that these
questions and other arguments of a
more theoretical naturefor instance,
important question of the relative
economy of republics and monarchies
are rather hard nuts to the electors,
and there can be little doubt that if
the discussion could have been carried
on for at least another fortnight we
should have seen another result than
the present one.
All Loyal to the King.
Notwithstanding this it is the firm
resolution of the Norwegian republicans
to take up a fair and loyal position
towards the new king on his arrival
in Norway. This position is dictated
by common honesty as well as by polit
ical prudence, for it is an ancient cus
tom in this country to let every man
have a fair chance. In this connection
an important statement made by Mr.
What Sulphur Does
For the Human Body in Health and
The mention of sulphur will recall to
many of us the early days when our
mothers and grandmothers gave us our
daily dose of sulphur and molasses
every spring and fall.
It was the universal spring and fall
"blood purifier," tonic and cure-all, and
mind you, this old-fashioned remedy
was not without merit.
The idea was good, but the remeclv
was crude and unpalatable, and a large
quantity ha- to be taken to get anypiano,
Nowadays we get all the beneficial
effects of sulphur in a palatable, con
centrated form, so that a single gram
is far more effective than a tablespoon
ful of the crude sulphur.
In recent years, research and experi
ment have proven that the best sulphur
for medicinal use is that obtained fr ror a
Calcium (Calcium Sulphide) and sold
in drug stores under the name of
Stuart's Calcium Wafers. They aie
small chocolate coated pellets and con
tain the active medicinal principle of
sulphur in a highly concentrated, ef
Few people are aware of the value
of this form of sulphur in restoring
and maintaining bodily vigor and
health sulphur acts directlv on the
liver and excretory organs and purifies
and enriches the blood by the prompt
elimination of waste material.
Our grandmothers knew this when
they dosed us with sulphur and
lasses every spring and fall, but the
crudity and impurity of ordinary flow
ers of sulphur were often worse than
the disease, and cannot compare with
the modern concentrated preparations
of sulphur, of which Stuart's Calcium
Wafers is undoubtedly the best and
mest widely used.
They* are the natural antidote for
U\er and kidney troubles and cure
constipation and purify tae blood in a
way that often surprised patient and
Dr. E. M. Wilkins while experiment
ing with sulphur remedies soon found
that the sulphur from Calcium was
superior to any other form. He says:
"For liver, kidney and blood troubles,
especially when resulting from consti
pation or malaria I have been surprised
at the results obtained from Stuart's
Calcium Wafers. In patients suffering
from boils and pimples and even deep
seated carbuncles, I have repeatedly
seen them dry up and disappear in four
or five days, leaving the skm clear and
smooth. Altho Stuart's Calcium Wa
fers is a proprietary article, and sold
by druggists, and for that reason ta
booed by many physicians, yet I know
of nothing so safe and reliable for con
stipation, liver and kidney troubles
and especiallv in all forms of skin
disease as this remedy."
At any rate people who are tired of
pilis, cathartics and so-called blood
"purifiers," will find in Stuart's Cal
cium Wafers afar safer, more palatable
and effective preparation.
Dr. Humphreys' Serenty
Seven breaks up Grip and
A chill or creepy feeling Is the first
si#n of a fresh Colda i-dngle dose of
"77" at this time will break the chill.
If you wait for the Fever, the pains
in the Head, Chest or Back, the Oongh,
Influenza or Sore Throat to develop
then many doses of "77" are required,
but the use of "77" will surely break
up your Gold.
ts-A book on Dr. Humphreys' System
of Cure mailed free.
Humphreys' Hbmeo. Medicine Co., Cor.
Micfcelsen in a.public speech in thi?
city last Saturday night is worthy of
mention. Tfye prince had wished td
come to us in the darkest hour of the
Karlstad negotiations, but owing to cir
cumstances "beyond his own power
him to join us at the critical Juncture.
Now he had wanted to come but only
on the condition that his election was
preceded by a referendum.
It was this referendum which was
taken on Nov. 12 and 13, and which,
especially in this city, became some
thing of a popular event with large
crowds in the principal streets, public
cheering, etc., which reminded one of
FAMOUS ILLUSION JffiB
'PHARAOH'S DAUGHTER," SEN-
SATION OF THE PIKE, TO BEinto
SHOWN DAILY FREE.
"Pharoah's Daughter,*' the won
derful illusion which mystified great
crowds on the Pike at the St. Louis
exposition, where $1,100 was paid in
a single day by persons eager to seeseriously
it, is to be on free exhibition during
this week at the New England on the
second flow of the panorama build
ing of the New England. Seven exhi
bitions will be given daily, each
starting on the even hours from 10
a. m. to 4 p. m. Owing to the time
required to construct the apparatus
the first presentation Monday cannot be
given until 2 p.m.
The curtain parts to reveal a scene
leafless trees and rushes, in the
midst of which stands a white marble
statue of the, daughter of Egypt's ruler,
holding before her in a basket the in
Gradually the face takes on a rosy
flush, the shadowy outline of flowers
begins to show in the basket and thepam.
stony eyes "become the radiant, black
orbs of a lovely girl. The infant
fades away completely, giving place to
a basket filled with fresh roses, while
the palms and other surrounding trees
payable $3 per month,
High. grade pianos retailinie
News Section. THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL. News Section.
and-ours" it had een~impossible-for- steps to her original position on the
W. W. Kimball Co. Will Remain In Present
Quarters Until First of Year===Balance
of Stock To Go At Sacrifice Prices
Which Prevailed During Sale.
We will remain at our present loca
tion, 727 Nicollet avenue, until January
1st, after which date we will occupy
temporary quarters until the completion
of a building suitable for our large and
growing business. Temporary quarters
have been secured over the American
and Great Northern Express Co. 's of
fices on Fifth street between Hennepin
It is our purpose to close out every
organ and piano player in our
store before removal and the extraor
dinary prices and terms will do the
work if there are enough people who
want instruments, and as Xmas is a|
hand, T\e think there will be no trouble
regarding the number of people.
You can come and buy your in
strument now and we will store same
without charge for Xmas delivery. The
saving you can make in prices and the
ejsy terns you can secure certainly
will be the surprise of your life. To
A Hew piano of Eastern manufacture
tor $90, psi-vable $5 per month.
New organ of excellent make, $30,
from $400 up, at almost hair
Medium grade pianos retailing from
$200 to $350, at almost half price.
Everything else in our stock in pro
We would like to call special atten
tion the fact that we only hg,ve three
pianos left, four piano players
and eight organs. In the new and used
uprights, however, we still have an ex-
WHITE& MacRAUGHT S
Special for Monday.
This beautiful 00 Nut or Berry Bowl will be placed oh sale Mondav
morning 9 a for just
one-half. 9:*. Warranted quadruple plate Frenc gray finish
and the latest design, By buying in large quantities
and giving our customers the profits, we sell them for
one day at, each
$5.00 value for $2.50 Monday.
Call and see our beautiful stock of Holiday Goods
The put forth foliajfe and blossoms,
last vestige of stone disappears and a
sprightly young woman comes forward
to the footlights.
After giving everyone convincing ev
idence of her humanity, she retraces her
Gradually the flowers grow less
and less distinct, slowly fading away.
The soft folds of her gown assume the
rigid lines of cold stone the rosy,
smiling lips harden into rough hewn
marble the infant Moses' reappears in
the basket and alL the trees die, with
the sole exception of the palms, which,
curiously enough, continue to wave
their green fringed boughs.
As the young woman turns back into
stone, a volunteer from the audience
is placed beside her. This person will
likewise undergo startling transforma
tionwill be turned from something
into nothing, will fade into thin air
as completely as escaping steam passes
COQUELIN AINB ILL
Distinguished Actor Convalescent From
Congestion of Lungs.
New York Herald Special Service.
Paris, Dec. 2.Coquelin Aine has been
ill, but the critical period is
now passed ana there is no longer cause
The distinguished actor has been in
disposed for some time, but insisted
upon continuing to appear at the Thea
ter de'Gaite, This week, however, he
had to .take to bed and Dr. Robin, who
was called in. diagnosed his case as
congestion of the lungs. Anxiety ruled
until the change for the better. M.
Coquelin's condition is no longer dan
gerous, but he expects to be confined
to his room for a fortnight and that the
period of convalescence will last six
weeks at least.
Backache is almost immediately re
lieved by wearing one of Carter's
Smart Weed and Belladonna Backache
Plasters. Try one and, be free from
Price 25 cents.
Open for Business
On Dec. 4. The new line of the Soo
between Thief River Falls and Ken
mare. Call at 119 Third street S for
cellent selection, and y^ou can surely find
what you want. The time is short andf
the balance of thiir stock will go quick
ly, so do*jio dej^ig$ regret it later
It takes money tokpay for advertis
ing, but the patronage 'we receive from
jthe people of this (community demands}
that we ke6b "th^fD^ufly a'&vfsed when
we have anything unusual iiF bargains.
We feel that in making this further
announcement regarding slaaghter
jpnees we have done our share, now it
is ur) to you to investigate. If you tlo
not find the goods as represented, 05^.
do not find what you want, there Is no*
harm done, and only the waste of a
such tha you can
ably feel sure we have what we adver
tise at least we feel certain we have
that kind of a reputation.
A handsome scarf and stool will be
given free with each piano and the in
strument delivered in your home with
We'feel confident of being a,ble to ar
range terms to suit the convenience of
any man's income who wants a piano.
This is an opportunity of a life time
for the people who have been doubting
but hoping to own a piano.
Sale starts promptly Monday morn
ing at 8 o'clock.
W. W. KIMBALL CO.,
727 Nicollet Ave., Until Jan. 1st.
C. A. Elmendorf, Manager.
price. $2 50 Made b? Rolel^sS
WHITE & Mac NAUGHT
407 Nlcoltmt Are. 407 Nicollet Av0,
COUGHS C0LDS,S0KETHROA ,JTjf
Cured Most Effectively by the Use of
whaled through the
Taken internallyt, applied as a compress on the
Being harmless and invigorating to the system,
it should be preferred to other cold cures, many of
which contain opiates which weaken the vitality
and injure the digestive organs.e4?
Salubrin also cures COLD SORES,
CHAPPED FROST BITES, etc^T Dru
A Bottle of TOILET SALUBRIN makes dainty Xmas Gift.
L.WIKLUND, Hotel Richmond, Minneapolis
Nvrthweatera Distributor fr The Salubijn Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio
Ladies' Pine $3 00 Pat
net Kid Lace Dress
Shoe, flexible ft I I
soles Monday#||J I
Ladies' new patent!
leather Button Shoes,!
dull kid tops, worthl
18 pairs 13-4. 85x96, value $35 00 1 7 flfl
This week only pj.l.Vf\J
The very finest white blankets manufactured
22 pairs 13-4, 85x95, value $30.00. ftlA CLfl
This week only.. PA***MJ
Extra fine, good weight, very durable.
18 pairs 12-4, 80x90, value $25 00.
This week only
6 pairs, single bed, 66x90, value
$25 00 This week only
These are very finest grades With or with
26 pairs 13-4, 85x95, value $22 50. J1 1 O O
This week only P
These most mills produce as their finest.
20 pairs 13-4, 85x95, value $22 50 I 1 flO
This week only VA'""AZ
Beautiful finish Cut single Silk binding.
The above blankets are all cut single, bound
with satin and finished in the most beautiful
2 3 WASHINGTO
Extra special, ladies' fine $2 00 kid lace
blucher. dull kid tops. 1 ft A
Ladies' new $3.50 patent leather blu
cher, Goodyear welt shoes, I
Ladies' felt sole House Slip- OQA
pers, Monday 4 9
Ladies' nice quality black Over- |Q
Youths' $125 Defender calf
lace, size 12 to 2, Oft..
Boys' $1.75 Calf lace, size 2%
to 5%, Mon- A!
day. pair $lilS
Boys' $2 Box Calf i I
lace shoes, Monday. Ii*0
Men's $12.00 heavy Winter
Overcoats, cut 52 inches long,
with or without ^tffc ^f
belt, special .^9FB 9
Men's Oxford Gray Overcoats
with black velvet collar,
heavy, warm *n w*
coat, only ^OB O
Men's Corduroy, sheep-lined, fur col
special loys' storm collar 9 Q|"
Reefers, special Mmm O
3d Ave. South and 2nd Street.
One Block From Milwaukee Depot. Open Saturday Evenings.
Qraphophones and Columbia Records are the Best.
Perfect in Mechanical Construction.
Perfect in Reproduction.
10-inch Disc Records Reduced
to 60 Gents Each.
Extra Plated Gold Mounted Records 25 Cents
We have anew line of both disc and cylinder
machines which are sold on easy payments
anywhere. Graphophone prices are $7.50, $10,
$15, $20 $22.50, $30, $40, $50, $75 and $100.
Send fpr Complete Catalogues.
.HANDSOME FUR SETSSwell, fancy styles in pretty scarfs, stylish jackets and new muffs,
etc Every garment made andfittedperfectly to measure. Don delay your purchase. The
weather will continue toremain cold and if you buy for yourself you will est the most out of
your garment by having it now.
Columbia Phonograph Co.
L.ZEKMAN, Expert Furrier, 86 7th St. So.
-.o_ A, W Davis Hiusefurnlshlng Co.
r-% EXTRA SPECIAL BARGAINS FOR MONDAY AND TUEBDAY.
NE W QOOD3.
Bed Pillows, all feathers, pair. -98o
Comforts, hand* made, each ...$1.10
60c Linoleums, square ar 39c
$10 Iron Beds, choice, each....$6-75
$9 Wardrobe, large size ^$7-*i5
13 SOUTH FOURTH STREET.
Men's Calf Box lea
ther lace, with lea
ther lining, worth
SLIGHTLY USED GOODS.
Lamps, with burner and wick -25c
Pictures, framed (25 of them),
choice, each 75c
Coal Heating Stoves, large size..$8
All Wool Ingrain Carpet, 12x14
Wire Cots, good as new, each.
Men's Extra good
$2 00 calf, plain
blucher, Monday, A
gaiters, Monday Ifv
Men's good quality Buckle 1 lit
Overshoes, Monday IV
Men's Rubbers, 1st quality, IE*
storm or regular cut I WW
Ladies' Storm Rubbers, worth 60c 49
Ladles' fleece lined fiAA
Storm Rubbers, pair.. .U96
Misses' Rubbers 29
Childs' Buckle Over- Jfl.
shoes, pair 4 0 6
kittle Gents' $1 calfskin lace,
sizes 9 to fiA_
Men's Calf Skin
blucher, new Broux
top, worth $3.
Men's $3 00 Patent
leather lace bluch
Men's extra quality
Pelt Shoes, leather
soles, rubber heels,
Men's Fur Band Winter
Caps, only 50c
Men's Warm Lined OK**
Men's best Cassimere and pure wool
Sox in all shades, ftl"ft
BARGAIN WEEK ON
NORTH STAR BLANKETS.
This sale includes a large assortment of secon da'' from our very finest all wool blankets at a
much greater reduction than ever before offered by us. To you it is, on the finer goods,
A Saving of Fully One-Half.
Our Laundry Department will enable you to keep these fine blankets in nice condition for a
moderate price. Our process restores the lofty appearance and makes them Kke new.
We Also Offer Our Cheaper Grades at Our Usual Discount
12 pairs 12-4, 80x90,
This week only
These are extra fine quality, cut single, bound
with 8%-inch satin binding.
22 pairs, 60x80. single bed, witb*or with
out borders, value $10 This week only.
Beautiful finish and fine soft wool.
Bath Robe Blankets.
Men's $15.00 Pall and Winter fine
Suits, both single and double breasted
styles, cut the latest fashion, in
plaids, fancy cassimeres, worsteds,
blacks and (fe mmm
blues )Sfi O
Men's finest Wool Underwear, in all
colors. 0f A A
Men's natural gray wool
Shirts and Drawers
Men's heavy fleeced
\alue $17 50.
Boys' Wool Sweaters in
blue, white, red or green
Men's Flannel Shirts A A A
in all colors 9 1 W
Men 'g Working Pants in
Corduroy and Cheviots $1.46
Very nice quality. Rare bar- Heavy weight,
28 pairs, 64x90. single bed, value $15.
This week only $7.50
Our line Is most beautiful and contains an
endless variety of patterns and colors A most
desirable Christmas gift Secure them now.
2nd Av. S.
Invest your money where yon
get the bes*- results. If you invest
in Journal wrant ads you will find
they pay \ig dividends. Only le