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The remark attributed to the mayor
in the morning Tribune, that Alderman
Gerber is one of the council who 'has
made good and who should be continued
in office regardless of politics, appears
to have shocked that venerable organ
as coming from a republican mayor
with regard to a democratic alderman.
It will scarcely be received that way
by the people. If the mayor made this
statement and is correct about the rec
ord of Alderman Gerber, there is every
reason why he should have made the
remark attributed to him, and no valid
reason why he should not have said it.
It is still a little bit unusual for an
official of one party to publicly com
mend an official of another party, but
it is becoming more common, and right
The city is a corporation engaged in
the transaction of business. Its cor
porate interests are distinct from those
interests which its stockholders have
as members of the larger community
of the state and the still larger com
munity of the nation. One mortifying
defect of our local campaigns hereto
fore has been too much national poli
tics in our local affairs.
We are gradually learning that' this
is not good business. It has been an
expensive school, the tuition has been
high and the teacher stern. But the
lesson that it is unsafe to allow a gas
or street railway company to choose its
own representative under the cloak of
a party has been learned. For the city,
a democrat who, is straight upon the
local issues, tho wild on silver, is better
than a republican who is essentially
sane upon -the money and tariff but dis
eased with regard to the public-service
problem. And vice versa.
Mayor Schmitz of San Francisco ap
pears to have made a mistake in not
reading the record of the Ames trial.
Dissolving Swollen Fortunes.
The will of Alfred Beit, the dead
diamond king, is an example of the dis
tribution of a vast estate which carries
with it none of the fears of the per
petuation of "swollen fortunes." Af
ter bequeathing great sums to char
itable, educational and industrial ob
jects, he gives the remainder absolutely
to his brother. Who this brother may
be, the world has no information, but
he is probably a person who will enioy
the fortune while he lives and pass it
on in portions to numerous relatives
and friends and possibly for the con
tinuation of some of the projects fa
vored in the will of the creator of the
Thus the fortune gradually will find
its way back into the common stock
of wealth. A part of it will have been
permanently arrested for educational
institutions, but here, too, it will have
returned to the "common stock, since
these institutions are practially free.
Their activities benefit all the world
in raising the standard of thought and
action^?*" a few.
This sort of distribution by testa
ment is less alarming than the perpetua
tion of estates in long-time trusts.
If Thaw is not insane the contending
claims of his lawyers will soon make
The Illinois Primary.
The new Illinois primary law is an
effort to unite direct nominations with
delegate conventions, the controlling
idea of the law being to prevent, if
possible, minority nominations. Where
any candidate secures a majority in
the direct primary, his name goes upon
the ticket of his party for the election.
But where no candidate secures a ma
jority for any office, recourse is had to
the decision of a convention of dele
gates selected on the same day and
Tinder the same restrictions surround
ing the primary.
Such a law has obvious advantages
over the unrestrained direct primary,
which may, and often does, result in a
candidate having only a small plurality
of the" vote walking off with the nom
ination. It ought to be helpful in the
selection of members of boards where
a great many unknown candidates en
ter and whose capacities are never can
vassed because the larger offices eat
up all the attention of the voters. With
such a law the parties might be in
duced to run enough candidates for all
the minor positions so that the contest
would certainly be thrown into the con
vention. As to judieial places there
might be an agreement to put up no
candidates at all and leave the selec
tion to the delegates, who should be
left perfectly free to nominate whom
they please, or to enter into agree
ments with other parties for a non
partisan judicial ticket. This would
certainly be more inspiring than the
spectacle of half the lawyers in a dis
trict careering about after a judgeship
and the other half legging for favorite
The selection of delegates to the con
vention would become of great im
portances Presumably any member of
a party might propose himself and he
jp might be chosen by a slight plurality
of the-.total vote, but still in the con
ventiottitself it would take a majority
p to nominate.
II*. The more the primary system is
'K testedj|| more clear does it become
jgL^that InSHprinciple is right and neces
sary, %-&al&D the ntt#i apparent js it 1 iromlne^,,
*hat lg 'iiirect p^&rJ- cannot1-ftctfoni-''
pttsh everything ju& us the people
want^il^ jjhj^combination of the dele
gate and .direct nomination systems is
worthy of a* trial. The Illinois experi
ment thus becomes of more than local
The, Plonjse* 3tyess must be wrong in
describing j|s* raw a, statesman whose
goose lias been' cooked as often as that
of Mrr Bryan.
Russia's Parliamentary Crisis.
The reactionaries of Eussia have been
watching for a chance to do the douma,
and they appear to believe they have
found it in the address to the country
issued, by the majority. The address is
claimed to stamp the douma as a revo
lutionary center, tho its purpose was
the very reverse of countenancing Sc
ience. It urged the peasants to-remain
passive and. wait for results in the agra
rian discussion. But the douma never
theless sees it made a tactical mistake
in issuing any address at all. It was
not compelled to do so and it could not
frame any document which the reac
tionaries would not denounce as sa
voring of encouragement to revolution.
The situation now is that the czar
has prepared a ukase dissolving the
parliament, which is beijj^e),d
The Pioneer Press gives Judge Mar
shall's biography in the form of an
obituary. He may be politically dead,
but the Union Central Life hasn't been
asked for anything more than
because the court party thinks the con
stitutional democrats are now in a hole!
If they can be compelled to rend'thentf
Selves it'will relieve the czar of some,
responsibility. He would rather have
the douma dissolve itself by internal
combustion than to be obliged to dis
perse it with troops.
If the douma is dissolved what be
comes of the constitution and the fund
amental laws and the czar's speech
promising that Eussia should always
have a parliament? Unquestionably
the cabinet will call another parliament,
but it will take care of ^th^eJee$BS
next time. This is what W^e^tnTlBy
blamed for at the Peterhof today. He
let the elections get awSy?^rOni hiiji.
Instead of seeing to it that smug serv
ants of the bureaucracy came up to St.
Petersburg he let the elections alone
with the results that laboring men, edu
cators and "theorists" became mem
bers of parliament. If Goremykin.
gets rid of the present douma this
"mistake" will not be repeated.
Some pretty small men edge into pretty
high positions See the letters of one
Judge Marshall Wisconsin.
A Big Business Man.
The United States government is
one of the greatest business institu
tions in the world, and some of its most
important and most difficult business
is in the hands of William H. Taft. The
last few years have changed the posi
tion of secretary of war to one of tre
mendous economic importance. Prior
to 1898, and for thirty years following
the civil war, the army portfolio was
on a level with several other cabinet
positions, an office? largely ornamental,
Whose duties were" discharged by clerks.
The cllfange is due mainly to the ac
quisition of the Philippines, but the
office has t^pten magnified in importance
hy the ttfett who haVe filled 'it. Boot
and Taft have had the confidence of
congress, which has not hesitated to
load them with work and responsibili
ties of the highest order. Two such
tasks as the administration of the Phil
ippines and the digging of the Panama
canal are enough for any one mortal.
Not only questions of policy and dis
cipline, but business matters involv
ing millions, come before the war sec
Another undertaking has been aclded
by congress recently. The regulation
of waterpower diversion at 'Niagara
falls has been placed in the hteids of
the secretary of war, who has recently
given a hearing to the various inter
ests. He is authorized to grant permits
for a three-year period for the diver
sion of water on the American side,
amounting to 15,600 cubic feet a sec*
ond, and for the transmission of power
from the Canadian side, not to exceed
160,000 horsepower. He must weigh
the claims of conflicting interests, and
must decide after six months' trial
whether more water may be diverted
without injury to the scenic grandeur
of the falls. It is a ticklish' business'
to decide, and congress hassVowif
faith in Taft by putting the decision
wholly in his hands. It is fortunate
President Eoosevelt, not always a good
judge of men, has been able to provide
the department of war with chiefs of
thus far. v.
The \United States supreme court Hjast
just decided that" dried lizards*are to be
taxed as drugs. If you are bringing in
any dried lizards look up the Dingley law,
page 2675, section 2, and you will know
what to pay.
The amusing spectacle has recently
been witnessed of a congressman prowl
ing thru Wall street for campaign con
tributions. The brokers threatened to
sell him to a museum.
Alfred Henry Lewis' decision that the
president has no appeal from the demand
that he run Again Is not any more con
clusive than some other declsions'-'bf the
same romancer ,pn facts. "tC*
A Philadelphia couple have lived to
gether Sixty years without a spat, which
shows that the husband recognized from
the start that the obey clause was a fic
tion of the lawi
The Japanese government has decided
to regulate rates by buying six railroads.
It thus ayOida. the terrible problem's of
broad and narrow court review.
BROUGHT THE GOLD NEWS
Nathan Hawk, a veteran of the Mexi
can war and the man who in 1848 first
brought east news of* the California gold
discoveries, is a hale and hearty citizen
of FolsomJ Cal. Mr. Hawk, who is now
82 years old, left his Iowa home for Cal
ifornia in 1847,.* He lives a few miles
jiere James Marshafl dug
found in the state.
By W. P. K.
"STUDI63 IN CONSTITUTIONAL
HISTORY," BY JUDGE PIERCE.Judg
James O. Pierce, formerly a judge of the
district court of Tennessee and lecturer
on constitutional law in the University of
Minnesota, is the author of a book of un
usual interest to the busy man, who still
wishes to take some of his time to post
himself on constitutional questions. It
bears the title Studies In Constitutional
History, and inoludes Buch subjects as
"The Spirit of '76." "Vital Principles of
the Declaration of Independence," "The
Beginnings of American Independence,"
"Religious Liberty in America." "The
EthiOs of Secession," "The American and
French Revolutions Compared," "Slavery
in Its Constitutional Relations," "The
Genesis of Constitutions," "America's
Leadership*" "The American Empire,"
"America's Place in History."
The question of the right or wrong of
the secessionist argument, of special In
terest to the old soldier, is discussed
with minuteness in the essay on the
Ethics of Secession. Judge Pierce fails
to And any Justification for the acts of
The above are not all of the subjects
discussed, but they are suggestive of the
character of the book and its value as a
piece of reading supplementary to the
usual outline history with which most
readers content themselves. It is worthy
of,special note that Judge Pierce, from
his close study of history, is convinced
^'that the fundamental incidents, the
great events recognized as the turning
points hi history are providentially con
trolled and that 'one consistent purpose
runs' thru ail modern history."
Judge Pierce's studies are far from the
dry-as-dust type. His style Is crystalline
in Us clearness, and his points are put
with a force and effectiveness that im
press them upon the mind and make
them stick in the memory. The book
one of very great value in these days In
which America Is assuming a place of
more and more commanding importance
in world affairs and in which the Ameri
can to be fully worthy of the name must
know much of his nation's past as well
as of its modjern progress. It is, there
fore, a book, not only for the student,
but for the man of affairs and the man
who would be well informed.
The H. "w. Wilson company, Minneapolis.
"STOttY WITH A MORAL FROM PEO-
PLE WITHOUT MORALS.A sad, sor
did, shameless tale is that told in the
latest novel by Marie van Vorst. The
predominant feeling with the reader
when he has got to the end of it, if he
persist to that point, is one of revulsion.
Briefly, the story is that of "a fool
woman" who thru vanity and extrava
gance drives her husband to embezzle
ment, and who, tho guilty of the grossest
infidelity herself, is so lacking in every
sense of decency, so adamantine in her
selfishness, as to reproach him for his
crime and the stigma it entails It ought
not to have been called The Sin of George
Warrener but "The^Sins of George War
rener's Wife" Warrener's sin was in
marrying the woman. Such people as
Mrs. Warrener are not normalnot as
drawn by the authorand in any partic
ular case should not be depicted as typi
cal, as the writer evidently intended in
this. Even more despicable, and typical
enough, is the character of Paul McAllis
ter, the millionaire Mephistopheles, who
took advantage of Mrs. Warrener's folly.
Unfortunately the very class who might
with profit draw a moral from the
gloomy story the author has told will be
thfise least likely to read the book, and
there is no entertainment in it for any
one else. Not a single ray of light
pierces the darkness in which Mrs War
rener, outwardly beautiful, but inwardly
a troglodyte, moves
The Macmlllan company, New York.
The Outing Publishing company has on
the press for early issue a book entitle*d
Fishing and Shooting Sketches, by ex
President Cleveland, which tells of the
distinguished author's experiences on the
lakes and streams after the finny tribe
and,his outings over the fields and .plains
in ^pursuit of feathered game. Mr.
Cleveland's opinions regarding the true
spirit of sport and sporting ideals are
expressed in his customary vigorous
style. The volume will be elaborately
illustrated with suitable pictures by Hy
FOftCES THAT PRODUCED THE PIL
GRIMS.The great and growing interest
felt today in the history of the* "Pil
grim fathers" 'Will be sure to create a
demand for The England and Holland of
the Pilgrims, begun by the late Henry
Martin Dexter, DD. LLD., and com
pleted by his son, Morton Dexter. The
purpose of the originator of the work was
to give to the world a "more complete
record than any which had been written
of the religious and ecclesiastical move
ment in England that made the Pilgrims
what they were, and of their emigration
to Holland, and their life there before
they came to America." He died before
the work was near completion, but not
before, at the expenditure of almost infi
nite pains, he had collected and sifted a
vast amount of material. This sifted
material was made use of by his son,
and is now given to the world in attract
ive and permanent form. Without doubt
-ft iff the most important contribution to
Puritan history made in a long time, and
it is delightful as well as instructive
Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston.
Altho published nearly a year ago, "The Mis-
8ourian," by Eugene Lyle, continues as the
best selling book in Mexico.
Upton Sinclair is making a dramatisation of
"The Juagle." It will be produced in Chicago.
It is also being translated into German, French,
Italian, Yiddish, Bohemian, Russian, Lithuan
ian, Polish and Dutch, Danish and Swedish.
WHAT 0THE1 PI0PLI THINK
To the Editor of .The Journal.
"Esperanto" aims to be the universal
language. It Is being studied by socie
ties in the east, and in European cities,
and is growing rapidly in popularity. It"
is exceedingly simple and easily acquired
by anyone with a fair education, who is
a lover of language study. An hour or
two each day for a few weeks given to
the lessons will not only afford pleasure,
but will enable one to become quite pro
Space will admit of but the briefest
outline of the work. These are some of
the 'advantages found in "Esperanto":
All nouns end in "o" (nominative case).'
All adjectives end in "a," adverbs in
"e," verbs in "i." The final letter of the
Objective case is "n" always. All letters'
have one sound and no silent letters. No
irregular verbs. The grammar is brief
and so simple that the author says it is
possible to learn it within one hour (that
is, the synthetical features). Students and
older people who expect to travel, espe*
cially in foreign countries, will find a
knowledge of this a most interesting and
Of tourse, a knowledge of any of the
live languages of Europe, as German,
French or Spanish, would be helpful, Jout
a little' Latin, such as is acquired in a
h|gh school of this city, will be found to
be of immense value in the. study of
Esperanto. E. M. Barnes.
Minneapolis, July 16.
A FALL FROM GRACE EXPECTED
A Wllkesbarre man, who drives a city
sprinkling cart, has just fallen heir to a
large estate in* Europe./, It's a cinch he,
won't be 'on the waterwagon long.
THE MIlfoEApbtis JOURNAL.
Situation In Hennepin andJRamsey as to
Interests the Leaders-
Cole Will Gain Over dunn In Hennepin,
but Ramsey l UncertainLabor Ticket
In St. Paul New Factor In Legisla
In state political circles there is a good
deal of speculation as tb how the two
large counties win stand as between
Johnson and Cole, if the election is at
all close, it will be settled by the vote of
Ramsey and Hennepin, as it was two
years ago. Then Johnson's plurality in
the entire state was, 7,862, while Hennepin
county gave him 8.282,, so that outside of
Hennepin Dunn led by 420 votes. It is
the history of the past ten years that as
Hennepin goes, so goes the state. Clough
carried Hennepin in 1896 Lind in 1898
Van Sant In 1900 and 1902, and Johnson
The Johnson plurality in Hennepin was
surprisingly large, even to those who fol
lowed the campaign closely. It was gen
erally estimated at 5,000, and 6,000 was
considered a liberal calculation. In Ram
sey county, on the other hand, Johnson
fell down, getting only 1,114, Where he was
thought to be good for 3,000.
The democratic leaders admit that they
will lose ground in Hennepin this year.
Conditions are altogether changed, and
there Is no open revolt of leading repub
licans, such as swept the republican
fourth, fifth and eighth wards into the
Johnson camp by such enormous plurali
ties. Johnson will get a good many re
publican votes, but they will go by indi
viduals and not by droves The heavy
republican wards will go for Cole this
time. Johnson will probably make a bet
ter showing in the democratic wards than
he did before. The large Irish democratic
vote that went for Dunn will drift back
to Johnson. He is expected to hold his
own fahiy well In the heavy Swedish pre
cincts also. The governor has been cul
tivating the acquaintance of Minneapolis
people, and has a good many personal
friends here who did not know him in
1904. In spite of all this, he is bound to
lose ground. With a candidate who is
satisfactory, the mass of the republican
voters will stay by the ticket One of the
local members of the republican state
committee is predicting 3,500 for Cole in
Hennepin. Other republicans think Cole
will do well if he gets out of Hennepin
with an even break. The Johnson men
are not making figures, but claim that the
governor will get a good plurality in the
county. They cannot afford to concede
much of a loss in Hennepin with the mar
gin outside so close.
The democrats claim they will make a
stronger showing in Ramsey than they
did two years ago. They have a good or
ganization, while the republicans are
somewhat demoralized after their losing
city campaign. The republican vote was
swelled in Ramsey two years ago by a
thousand or so democrats who voted for
Dunn on nationality grounds. This year
they will naturally swing back to Johnson
The republican committee is going to
make a special effort in Ramsey. Messrs.
Hoffman, Warner, Webster, Walther and
Anderson, the state committee members,
are men of influence in their various
spheres, and they will work hard to wipe
out the Johnson lead in Ramsey county.
The workingmen's legislative ticket,
which was named in St. Paul last even
ing, provides independent nominations in
most of the Ramsey county districts, and
it is likely to upset old party calculations.
For one thing, the, labor party adherents
will have to stay out of the primaries
they cannot sign (the
petitions of thei
candidates. Then it Is hard telling which
of the old parties will losei most by the
third ttickett in one or' two .eases the
labor man may elected, and In every
close district tletnew 3tJoket wili- be an
It is seported thatf Mayor J, E C. Rob
inson- of St, Cloud twill be the democratic
candidate J?or the senate In the forty-sev
enth district. W. -JU Sartell is the repub
lican candidate, and the two are not Hl^e
}Vj to have opposition in the primaries.
Louis Wieber has filed as a democratic
candidate for the )house in the fifty
fourth, which includes the country dis
tricts of- Stearns county. He wants to
succeed H. C. Block, who is running for
Barnesviile has two candidates for the
legislature already^ John McGrath and
Peter Engles of that city have both filed
for the seat vacated by Gebrge Perley
of Moorhead. Charles B. Cheney.
STATE SENATOR AND
PARTNER SENT TO JAIL
Helena, Mont., July 21.State Sena
tor Charles McDonnell of Sweet Grass
county was today sentenced by Judge
Wolverton to spend twenty-four hours
in the Lewis and Clark county jail here
and to pay a fine
vof $25 0 for illegally
fencing public lands in Sweet Grass
county in connection with his sheep
business. His partner, Edward Veazey,
received a similar sentence and fine.
Both pleaded guilty.
W. W. Flatt of the Smith Brothers'
Sheep company, operating in Meagher
county, one of the largest sheep con
cerns in the Btate. who was also in
dicted by the grand jury, pleaded guil
ty today. He got twenty-four hours in
the county jail and $500 fine. The
court dismissed the proceedings against
J. M. and M. B. Smith of the same
company, who were indicted on the
same charge, upon showing being made
that neither was in the state at the
time of the fencihfc and knew nothing
of it, Flatt ssumin full responsibility.
WHEN SL|!EP PAILS
Take Horsford's Acid Phosphate
Half a teaspoon in half, a glass of water just
before retiring brings refreshing sleep.
V I |HJ1f'
Low Excursion Ratea.
The MinjneapoUs & St. T^ouis railroad
has-on sale daily round-trip excursion
tickets to the following points:
Albany, N. $29.50
Boston, Mass 3^100
Windsor, Ont." (Detroit, Mich.).. 1Q.75'
Halifax, N. S.., 50.8O
Montreal. Quebec 29.50
Portland, Me 1. 31.00
Quebec, Quebec 32.50
Saratoga. N. 29.50
Springfield, Mass 3100
Syracuse, N. Y.... 29'.50
Toronto, Ont 25.50
Troy, N. 29.50
Final return limit, Sept. 30, 1906.
Denver, Colorado ,Springs and
Ogden and Salt LaJbr,0tMi 40.40
Limit* )ct 31, 1906.
Hpt Springst^Ark.' $30.00
Limit, thirty days.
Correspondingly low rates to other
eastern and western resorts.
For tickets and fill information call
on J. G. BiCkel, city ticket agent, 424
j"'* Low Bates to the East
Ohicag Great Western Railway.
Tickets on sale Daily. Final return
limit, September gothl For'further in
formation, apply to B,. H. Heard* Gen
eral Agent, corner Uipollet avenue and
Fifth Street, Minneapolis,
Low Bates to Winnipeg, Account Indus
trial Exposition, July 23d to 28th.
The Great Northern .Railway will sell
round-trip tickets to Winnipeg from
St. Paul and Minneapolis for $18.25,
July 21st Jto 26th inclusive, with final
return limit July 30th. D JJoaes,
ity Pawenj*rv and Ticket 'KAare* cor
er 3d and Nicollet, Minneap6lis Minn.
O EYAMli ll
Milwaukee, July 21.~-Justice Boufet
D. Marshall of the supreme court of
Wisconsin was the high court official re
ferred to in Thursday's proceedings pf
the '"Wisconsin legislative life insur
ance investigation committee when
State Manager J. G. Albright of the
Union Central Life Insurance company
of Cincinnati produced correspondence
showing that a supreme court official
asked that the life insurance agent's
commission for collection of the prem
ium on his policy be paid to him.
The authenticity of the correspon
dence was vouched for by Justice Mar
shall over the long-distance telephone
late yesterday afternoon. The justice,
however, thought there was nothing ir
regular in any of the letters.
The original correspondence was pro
duced by Mr. Albright late yesterday.
The letters soliciting the commission
for collection is as follows:
In Black and Whit*.
State of Wisconsin, Supreme Court,
Madison, Wis., Oct. 1, 1902,Union. Cen
tral Life Insurance Company, Cincinnati,
OhioGentlemen: I hold policy NO.
232009 in your company, on which there
falls due on the 18th day of this month
the annual premium of $671.40. I am not
at present advised as to whether I *wfli
be obliged to remit to the principal office.
Makes Clean Breast of It.
I wrote, as the letter^ willv"BlHifr
that the company had no local agent- in
Madison that I did not know where to
send the money for the premium and
submitted to the general office of the
company the propriety of allowing me
to pay the premium into the bank and
receive the tfsual agent's
back, suggesting that they
the bank if it seemed proper to them.
"They evidently did not deem, it
proper and I sent the money in IpJl.
That is all there ie to it."
No Chance to Impeach.
The disclosures were the subject of
conversations very generally yesterday,
and rumors of all sorts fill the air. Im
peachment proceedings Were hinted at
in some dtiarters, but th& members of
the insurance investigating comjhittee,
scoff at such a proposition. "I$ft
"The very worst construction that
can be placed on the incident/' said
one of the committee, "is that a judge
attempted to find a lawful way in which
the law might be evaded and suggested
it to the agent. There is absolutely
nothing upon which any criminal ac
tion can be based.
"This incident, however, shows how
far reaching the practice of rebating is
and the apparent uselessness of trying
to correct the evil by law. The only
way I can suggest for remedying the
evil is by cutting down the agent's
commissions so that they cannot afford
to give, rebates.''
Had Agents at Madison:,'/
The records in the state insurance1
department show that the UnTon Cen
tral company had three agents irt Madi
son or credited to Madison in 1902, the
year Justice Marshall asked for a com
aaission. The records shaw that L. A.
Anderson and 'H. W. Adams., both of
Madison, held agents' licenses for the
company from March 1, 1902, to March
1, 1903, and Martin E. Scriver Of Madi
son, one from March 31, 1902, to March
Entries to Be Received at Shosbonl, Not
Washington, July 21 In accordance
with a supplemental proclamation issued
by the president the register apd re
ceiver of the land office for the. gander,
Wyo., district shall receive entries for
lands in the ceded portion of the Shos
hone reservation at Shoshoni, Wyo., from
Aug. 15 to Oct. 3, 1906, instead of at
Lander, as provided in the proclamation
of June 2 This action was based upon
the fact that the railroad now building
into said reservation will not be con
structed from Shoshoni to Lander until
after Aug. 15. All persons who draw
numbers at the drawing which begins at
Lander, Wyo., on Aug. 4, 1906, which
numbers entitle them to make entry be
tween the dates of Aug. 15 and Oct. 3,
Inclusive, must proceed to Shoshoni, Wyo.,
and make their entries, lnstead*f going
to Lander, as provided in the first proc
lamation. After Oct. 3 entries will be
made at Lander, Wyo. J^
Texas and Louisiana, 927.60.
Tickets on sale via tbe Minneapolis
St. Louis railroad from Minneapolis
to Galveston, Houston, San Antonio,
Beaumont and Port Arthur, Texas, New
Orleans and Lake Charles, La. dDaten
of sale first and third Tuesdays of
each month, limited to 30 days.. Lib
eral stop-over privileges. Bate* equally
low-to points in the west and southwest.
For full particulars call on J. G. Rickei,
city ticket) agent, 424 Nicollet avenue.
$13.26 to Winnipeg and Return'Vja toe
On July 21st to 26th inclusive, the
Soo Line will sell round-trip^ tickets
to Winnipeg on account of the.Winni
peg Industrial Exhibition to be .held
Jury 25-28. Tickets will beJimitc^T for
ticket Office, 119
Marshall of Supreme Court of
Wisconsin Asked for Rebate
on Life Insurance.
you have any
city, and that ifagent you
have such agent he has no claims upon
you for a percentage for the collection
of my premium, I suggest that you send
my receipt to the First National bank
of Madison, Wis., with a draft attached
for the $671 40 and instructions to de
liver the receipt upon payment of the
draft on or before the due date of the
premium, and that in such case you per
mit the bank to take the usual agent's
commission for the collection, with per
mission to pay the same to me. ~'r'i
My policy came from an agent efttini
ly outside of my circle of business ac
quaintances. I see no reason, myself,
why I cannot be permitted to make the
payment in the manner suggested, but if
there are reasons, of course, you will
write me suggesting where to send the
money. Very truly yours,
Judge's Memory Jogged.
*A referred. b.y Si .x
office of the insurance company to State from either heat or rain, so that those
Manager Albright of Wisconsin, who who wish to attend need not be guided
wrote to his superior offieer criticizing especially by the weather. Another
the nudge, and also wrote to the -justice 1 things the publia should understand is
informing him that rebating wad forbid- I that -hot only
den by law in Wisconsin. The final Wife,
Mr. Albright was as follows: ,r//
Madison, Wis Oct. 14, 1903:& X3,.
AlbrightDear Sir. Here is the Sraiftf for
payment on my policy. I am not unac
quainted with the law to which you refer
On reflection you will probably see that
there is nothing in the law to prevent
your company from paying to any bank
any collection charges you see fit. I do
not take your letter very seriously. It
would not be out of place- for your com
pany to establish an agency outside of
Milwaukee. Yours, R D. Marshall.
grams show that he is at home in all
schools. This is evidently the secret of
his popularity. He seems to be able to
Please the Wagnerians and to satisfy
th- Beethoven enthusiasts, but he also
eaptivates the lovers of lively march
'flirBand Strauss waltzes.
^fl?be park has no end of attractions,
but if is noticeable that whenever the
Dhnd* 'plays, there the crowd is found.
More than that, it is noticeable that
many people are attending the con
certs regularly, some of them twice a
day. There is no doubt that if weather
conditions are favorable next week, the
Wonderland management will be rec
ompensed for its enterprise in bringing
here such an organization.
The concerts are giVeh in the big
dancing pavilion, which affords shelter
atoswer of Justice Marshall writrtett to j&at -seats in the pavilion, .are free, fne
JRuss engagement wilKJast thru ibis
weirffy concluding^ with Saturday night.
visitoTS to the saengerfest, which be
gins at St. Paul Thursday, will there
fore have three days in which to Visit
Wonderland and heap the band.
Wonderland will have for the week
beginning Monday, an attraction of a
widely different nature that is also -re-
markable. It is a bicycle sensation,
called thp "Double Gap of Death." It
is a combination of loop the loop and
leaping the gap, two feats that have
each been regarded as leaders in the
Mte}oz of bicycle exploits. Volo and
I wrote the letters which were read Castellane, the two riders, start from
before the life insurance investigating the top of high steep inclines, riding
committee Thursday," said Justice JR. towards each other. They pass each
MSW,' 3ft' WflfofcT'vfeiL the ML.
*f #aMfer3r of thai halionlSitf %ill
"be given prominence on the Dusa pro
Lake Harriet Pavilion
fBo '-Tie, engagement .of"'the Oberhoffer
Orchestral band, which has been the
most successful-ever experienced by a
local- sammer season -musical organiza
tion,'comes to a close at Lake Harriet
one week from tonight, and Conductor
Emil Oberhoflfer has prepared for the
final week a series of programs which
should serve to make the last impres
sions the best of many good ones.
Vocal solos, which have always been
popular in connection with the Lake
Harriet band concerts, will be largely
featured. Francis BoseuthkA a New
-Pittsburg, July 21.The Hartie di
vorce case has taken a turn that bids
fair to end in .an outbreak of public
opinion against some of the counsel. J.
Scott Ferguson cast reflections upon the
women of Pittsburg yesterday, during
an argument against the admission of
the depositions of the negro Hooe as
evidence. Mr. Ferguson shouted in the
Let them put Hooe on the stand, if
they dare. Let them call Hooe. It
doesn't do to say that this man Hooe's
a negroGod knpw's there's many an
intelligent woman who has sinned as we
say this woman has sinned. History is
full of it. repeat, many a woman
high in life socially,, and in this com
munity, has .sinned, as this woman has
It 'was nbt many hours before this
Statement was the topic of conversation
in clubs, hotel corridors and on the
streets. On all sides expressions of
indignation are heard.
Hooe Confessed He Lied.
A series of legal victories for Mrs.
Hartje, the respondent in the suit,
marked yesterday's session and culmi
nated in the admission of the confes
sion of Clifford Hooe, the colored coach
man, in which he is said to have de
clared that he lied when he swore that
he had improper relations with the re
spondent. This point was gained only
after a letter' struggle, during which
Attorned "Ferguson made nis sensational
i With the offering this confession
and of several other documents the case
for the respondent was practically
closed, altho Attorney John Freeman,
of Mrs. Hartie's counsel, told the court
that he might have some new matter to
ptesent later. An adio&rnment was
then taken until Monday mdrning.
Detective Bay, of the Perkins agen
cy, told of the arrest of Hooe in Ohio,
and of his being brought back to Pitts
burg where he made his confession. At
torney John Marron, ,of, Mr. Hartje's
counsel, put.Bay thru a -rigidrcross-ex
amination in which he tried,, to show
that Hooe was made drunk., and co
erced by the detectives.* ituD a,V*a
5' Mrs. Hartje Denies HooeAa Stories.
/Mrs. Mary Scott Hartje, hh'e.respond
ent, testified that she was present when
the first ^position of the negro coach
man was taken. Looking her husband
squarely in the eye, while he seemed to
AT PARK AND THEATER
Wonderlawi Amusement Pk-r,
The Duss band, which is "playing at
Wonderland, is a remarkable, organiza
tion. It is recognized as ohe'of the
not only of
America, but of
the world. J.
S. Duss, the
conductor, is a
man of wealth,
who devotes his
life to music
thru love of it.
He is credited
with* b'eihg* Ser-
eral times a
be devotes not
not only his
leisure but all
his time to' the
affairs of the
band. He has
those whom he
considers to be
the best mu
able. He has
his ideas of mu
sic and his in
0 p'o sitions,
which he has
carried but. He
is* a creator, a
composer and a
jnan of intense energy. He is recog
nized as a unique character in the mu
sical world and one who has done a
great deal in its cause.
It was hardly expected that an
amusement resort would furnish an at
traction of such high quality, which
_- S i$n* r,|
appear Jtomqrrow night, singing
Is My Light."
Allitsoh's "The Lord
There will also be a xylophone" solo
by A. M. Hoskins, whose chime solos
were featured this week.
Tommaso di Giorgio, whose euphon
ium solos have been among the features
which have most popularized the Ober
hoffer engagement, plays a fantasie
with variations Monday night and on
the same program will be a duet for
cornet and flugelhorn by W. C. Mar
low and Christian Erck.
Three great overturesWeber's
*'Oberon," Rossini's "William Tell"
and Wagner's "Tantohauaer," will lead
the Tuesday night program, but the
most attractive number will undoubt
edly be the vocal solo by Miss Frances
Vincent, a soprano whose local follow
ing is exceeded by none. W. C. Mar
low will also play on Tuesday evening
"Solveig's Song*' from "Pere Gynt"
as a cornet solo.
Wednesday evening will have as an
especial feature the premier appearance
of Miss Laurentine Palmer, a cornetist
whose abilities make many cornetists
of the masculine persuasion took to
their lauiels. Mr. Hoskins will also play
a xylophone solo Wednesday evening.
A French-Kussian program, including
selections from Massenet, Bubenstein
and Tchaikowsky,' will be on for Thurs
day evening, and Miss Vincent will
again sing. The last Wagner program
of the season will be given Friday eve
ning ^nd on Saturday evening the
Oberhoffer engagement will close with
one of the most eventful weeks in its
history. Saturday night will also be the
last night upon which the subscription
tickets issued will be good.
Signor A. Liberati and his band will
j- ---r-. -7 appear at Lake Harriet for four weeks
appeals most strongly to the educated immediately after the Oberhoflfer Or-
taste of the few. Nevertheless, Duss chestral band, the band concert season
is a musical cosmopolitan and his pro- being thus prolonged to Aug. 19. In its
there been ad-
in the pric of admissiono but
its desire to bring the best band now
en tour to Lake Harrietj. the board of
park commissioners looked carefullv
into the merits of the Liberati band
before engaging it and is satisfied that
nothing approaching the popularity if
this organization is existent.
Metropolitan Opera House
In "The Cowboy and the Lady,^'
Clyde Fitch's great American comedy,
to be produced at the Metropolitan
theater next week, Manager Dick Ferris
has made a selection that is bound to
be popular. The play has all of the
breeziness of the western plains and
this, added to thrilling action and a
number of cleverly humorous charac
ters and situations, make it a peer of
any stage story of its kind.
Teddy North, the hero, is one of the
Nat Goodwin parts in which Dick Fer
ris has appeared with signal success.
It is a heroic role with enough of a
mixture of humor, pathos, love and
daring'to make it irresistible in eapable
hands** Florense Stonfe will be seen to
'advantage, as will the other
lembers of the Ferris Stock company.
The cast for "The Cowboy and the
Lady" is as follows:
Teddy North. Harvard '88 Dick Ferris
Billy Banson, Hanard '90 Leslie Morocco
Weston W H. Munlock
Quickfoot Jim Charles Balsar
Joe A. Bvron Beasley
Pete Harrington fcejnolds
Pare Lewis S. Stone
Dick Bod Wallace Shaw
District attorney Charles Burniiam
Judge Charles Green
Sheriff. Stoart Beebe
Clerk of the court Itooert Hill
Mrs Weston Mia* Florence Stone
llldge Miss Jane l.ltou
Molly Larking Miss Leila Shaw
Mias Prisslnu Mlas Carrie Clarke Ward
Miss Carton Mia*. Blanche Douglass
Miss Larrarbee/..%.. --*UkHsr^prane Harrison
^Kork basso who was engaged for. the
jhi of the Church of the Redeemer .presented
following the death of Hal Stevens, Bunday performance.
Famous Trial Takes Turn that
May Lead to Public Opinion
The Bell trio haT"e been .secured for
a return (engagement, andlwill appear
at every performance next week. No
aet ever offered at this theater met
with a heartier indorsement ihan the
singing of these *'4nusician|y" young
Other headline attraction^ will be
featured, chief among tbem being the
musical comedy sketch Jby Margaret
Newton and her company.
Harry L. Webb, a well-known black
face comedian, and Devine and Kelley,
rapid-fire song and dance comedians,
are also in the bill.
The circus act of Kellsev Moore
a European novelty
La Flensi Prma
will sing new illustrated songs, and
motion pictures ^m\i be presented at
All of the fefg'aets which ran. thru
ihis -week wU b/ for the
shrink down in his chair, she said a
vnicp that was thrillmgly intense:
"That 'deposition -was -false outrage
Her face was tense with the utmost
scorn for the man who had spread upon
the court records such a storv.
Alderman King was called and tes
tified that Hooe was not drunk wher he
made his confession, but made it free?
ly and of his own wilL
Lawyer Attacks Mrs. Hartje.
Attorney Ferguson lead the argument
for, Hartje and bitterly arraigned Mrs*
fary Scott Haitje. Attornev John
Freeman,, chief of counsel for Mxs\
Ilartie, replied harplv and was reb*
forced with tvpewntton and carefull^
prepared papers to establish his con
tention that the evidence was proper.
Judge Bobert S. Frazer jrave th
counsel for Hartje nor
and finally ordered that the -evidence l*
be considered and made a part of the
Negro's Story Too Vile to Bead.
At the close of the day Judge Frasser
said that the fonr statements made by
the negro coachman would not be read
in open court. The judge' said it would
not be well to have them made public,
in the interests of public morals.
Hooe has made four statements, the
first accusing Mrs. Hartje, and tjte
other three, made later, declaring the
first to be false.
With the unexpected throwing open
of all the doors in the celebrated cose,
sensations even bigger than those here
tofore promised are eixpeeted.
Thief After Judge's Notes.
Early yesterday morning* Catherine
Trapp, a janitress, saw a youns man
at the door of Judge Frazer's office in
the courthouse. The voung m3n said
that he was Judge Frazer's son and had
been sent to get some notea- from tho
judge '8 desk. He had a door ke\ which
did not fit the door, also a kev which
he said was the key to Judge Frazer'
desk. The woman summoned Superin
tendent Mercer of the building- an$ tb*
man disappeared. The incident -wsn re*
ported-%o the judge and he ordered thfe %f
Woman to" remain*an eourt, in the hope
o apprehending the man. Judge F^ra
zer said he had sent no one to his pt-^
fice, and that he had notes in his desk
on the Hartje case. as?^"
Hartje Children Guarded. |j|
The police are on guard at the'resl--
dence of John F. Scott, father of Mrs.2J-
Hartje. Superintendent McQuaide of
the Pittsburg police ordered a special
guard and a posse to look for three
men who are believed .to have left Phil
adelphia for the purpose of kidnapping"
the Hartje children.
i*. ^'To Pianermsn.'* j*
4 Th Express,nttnf
will stop at Buffalo'and Annandale Sat
urday nights, and train No. 110, "The
Winnipeg Express," from Winnipeg,'
will stop to pick'up passengers at An"
nandale and Buffalo on Mondays,