fiadiiicnal Ciiy News on Pages 8.
QUIPS AND FANCIES.
President Can field is not the man to
Blop over with enthusiastic panegyric,
especially when he inwardly is of a con
trary opinion. In addressing the cham
ber of commerce last Monday, he is re
ported as saying the work in connection
with the Educational association meet
ing had been "fairly" done. And this
after the local executive has labored for
Either from oversight or pure "cus
fiedness." the state authorities fail to
provide scuts for visitors to the capitol.
Adequate accommodation was afforded
in this particular up to within a few
weeks ago. when the interior of the
building was renovated and the seats
disappeared. There are many people,
on business, compelled to wait around
the capitol for hours, and a few seats
promiscuously arranged along the cor
rido>- would be very acceptable to them.
C. Tyson Butcher was yesterday
granted a stay until Saturday in which
to pay the 525 fine for blacking the eye
of a fellow attorney. No one would ob
ject to this if a similar opportunity was
afforded every poor fellow who is un
fortunate enough to get landed into the
police court. There is no reason why
a privilege should be granted to tne
man who wears broadcloth which is re
fused to the wearer of fustian.
An evidence that the. rivalry existing
between St. Paul and Minneapolis is
good for both cities is the action of the
bankers in regard to the so-called re
serve cities. Over a year ago the ot.
Paul bankers attempted to have this
city included in the reserve list, but,
owing to a few kickers, nothing was ac
complished. On the other hand, the
Minneapolis bankers united and that
city w;is designated by the controller of
currency as a reserve city. What is the
result? The kicking bankers of St.
Paul quickly fall into line, and this city
will shortly be on the reserve list. It is
to this active competition that the two
cities owe their present prominence.
To unite the cities would be to entirely
dry up this healthy rivalry.
A visit to the headquarters of the
National Educational association will
give citizens an idea of the vast throng
which may be expected in ttie city next
-week. President Canfield has told the
chamber of commerce that when the
people see 15,000 in the city they will
wish they had "opened their hearts
more.'' It would be interesting to know
from Mr. Canfield in what way St. Paul
has been lacking Ur providing for the
accommodation of the teachers.
It is no doubt pleasant and profitable
for citizens to meet and discuss the
public school system, but really it is
about time something practical was
done— that is, if anything requires to be
done. Would it not be advisable to de
cide this point first— Does the public
school system tend to secularism and
agnoticism? Archbishop Ireland says
It does; Supt. Kiehle says it doesn't.
Who is right?
COMMENT AND QUERY.
If the present proceedings before
Judge Miller should result in knocking
out the John Day Smith law a whole
some lesson will be taught legislators of
the grandmotherly ilk. By their fussy
interference in the execution of crimin
als, the probability is that several of
them will escape merited punishment
for their heinous crimes.
The binding t.vine question still con
tinues to agitate farmers. By the way,
is it not time for the prison board man
agers to take some action? Over a week
ago Gov. Merriam instructed the board
upon the desirability of doing some
thing, but, as yet, no move has been
taken. In the meantime the twine
trust is daily growing stronger, and, it
goes without saying, richer. The twine
trust is greatly indebted (?) to the prison
Religious fanaticism is responsible
for many curious things,but it certainly
has assumed an acute form in the Sal
vation army female who peddles papers
around saloons between the hours of 9
and 12 n. m. There is a time and place
for everything, and a saloon at a late
hour is hardly the place for a female
selling a religious paper.
The Red Rock camp meeting fell de
cidedly llat this year. What could the
directors expect? The people are not
going to be attracted jn great numbers
unless the opportunity is afforded, to
hear some of the best preaching talent
the country can produce, Local minis
ters are with us the year round, and,
unless the man is above the average,
only a few cranks will take the trouble
of a" journey t:> lied Rock to hear them
preach. Under such conditions a cauip
meeting deserves to be a failure.
The Twin City census imbroglio has
produced a series of knock-outs. Ed
Stevens was knocked out of a profita
ble position, Eugene Hay was knocked
off his great "1 am" perch, and now
Fred Driscoll Sr. gets knocked off his
feet by a blow from the brawny hand
of F. G. Winston. What next?
When citizens next hear a Merrkim
striker lauding to the skies the heaven
born genius at the head of the business
administration the" Stole is enjoying, let
them ask this question: Why is the
state revenue fund overdrawn by $531,
It would have been a decided gain
had the pity council prohibited the hotel
runners from following their avocation
prior to the Educational association
meeting. The importunities of these
men are decidedly annoying to stran
gers visiting the city, and the way in
which they prey upon the poor foreign
ers is something outrageous. The hotel
runners should go at once, and with
them the railroad runner. Both are
If W. S. Gilbert had been mayor of
St. Paul lie would never have written
"a policeman's lot is not a happy one."
There is such a charm about it to the
average man. in. St. Paul that Mayor
Smith is being almostharrassed out of
his skin by applicants for positions. It
is probable that lifty ''additional men
will shortly be put on the force. Ap
plications have already, been made by
over 200 men for one ol these appoint
Lost, stolen or strayed— the Manu
facturers' Loan and Investment associa
tion. Last seen or heard of was in con
nection with the appointment of an of
ficer|salaried at $<J,<X)O per year.
The Fourth by visiting your friends in
Chicago. Peoria, St. Louis, Kansas City,
St. Joseph. Dcs Monies, Quincy, Keo
kuk, Burlington, Monmouth, LaCrosse,
Dnbnque, Winona, and all points on
the Great Burlington System. One
fare for the round trip between all sta
tions east of the Missouri river. Tick
ets on sale July 3 and 4, good to return
on or before July 7. Ticket offices. 164
East Third street, St. Paul; 300 Nicol
let avenue, Minneapolis, and union de
pots in both cities.
The St. Paul office of the Daily Rail
way and Hotel News has been removed
from the Hotel Ryan to 214 Endicott
Building. D. £. lioselle, Proprietor.
Fourth of July Excursion Rates.
One fare for round trip to any point
on C, St. P., M. & O.'R'y, C. & N.
W. and S. C. & P. R'ys and K. C, St.
J. &C. B. K. R. Tickets on sale July
8 and 4, good to return to July 7 inclu
Only. Two Days More
For paying water rates on low service
to have discount.
TO FILL LIND'S SHOES
Second District Farmers to
Meet at Kasota Junction
Farmers' Alliance Men to be
Boycotted by tbe Repub
Col. Hans Mattson Makes a
Combination With Ole
Why Capt. Snider Will Run
Behind in St. Paul-
And now John Lincl's bailiwick is to
be invaded by the farmers, who are up
in arms against the iniquitous McKinley
Last evening Secretary John Lathrop,
of the Fanners' alliance, issued the call
for a convention for the formation of a
Fanners" alliance of the Second congres
sional district and also for the nomina
tion of a candidate for congress to be
voted for at the ensuing election. This
convention is summoned to meet at Ka
sota Junction, in Le Sueur county, on
Friday, July 18, at 10 o'clock in the
"This call is issued," said Secretary
Lathrop, '"by the express directions and
requests of the local and county alli
ances of the district, as far more than a
majority, indeed I may say nearly all of
the local alliances, have voted in fswor
of this action, and so, as is my duty, 1
issue the call. Kasota Junction is prob
ably the most central point iv the dis
trict, and the date, July IS, will permit
the delegates to the big convention to be
held here on the Kith to attend this one
on their return to their homes, and will
same them an extra trip, considerable
time and some money."
It is now war to the knife between Hie
Farmers' alliance and the Republican
party in this state. >
The first county in tbe state in which
the Kepublicans were bold enough, to
throw down the gauntlet was Otter Tail,
and in the county convention which
was held at Battle Lake on Tuesday
not only were the alliance linen refused
admission as delegates, but not a single
nominee on the farmers' ticket, Repub
licans, and reputable Republicans, too,
though most of them were, was in
dorsed or taken up by the Republican
machine. A few weeks ago at a largely
attended convention the Alliance of
Otter Tail county nominated a full
county and legislative ticket. A num
ber of the present corps of Republican
county officers were placedon the ticket
and a laboring man and one or two Dem
ocrats were also given places for minor
offices. This scored the old Republican
machine and after due consultation with
party leaders in St. Paul the order went
forth that every man who hoped for a
nomination from the Republican county
convention must drop the Alliance
men like hot potatoes. The bosses
assumed a very threatening attitude
and scared the nominees of the farmers
for three or four oflices into writing
elaborate letters, in which a lot of triv
ial and imaginary reasons were set forth
for their declining to accept the nomi
nations given them by the farmers.
These letters were published not only
in the local Republican organ at Fergus
Falls, but also in the Merriam organ at
the capital of the state. They were
written to the president of the
Otter Tail alliance, but before
he ever received any of them
copies were furnished the papers men
tioned above, thus showing that the
letters were written not for the chair
man of the local Farmers' alliance
organization, but for a purpose more far
reaching in its effects.
Heroic remedies are to be used in the
treatment of the' Farmers alliance move
ment, and the Otter Tail precedent is to
be followed in all parts of the state. If
any extended argument were necessary
to prove that this is the general plan of
the Republican bosses it could have
been found yesterday had any one
taken care to observe the anxiety
with which the capitol officials and Mer
riam leaders generally watched and
waited returns from the Otter Tail con
vention. The programme had been
outlined, and trusty leaders had been
selected, but there was a remote fear
that Hon. John B. llqmpe would break
into the gathering of the bosses and
smash everything. The organization
was well greased, however, and the
farmers were sat upon as hard as possi
ble, and given notice that, any farmer
belonging to the fanners' alliance, or in
anywise deflecting from steadfast loy
alty to the party of Heed, McKinley &
Co., need expect nothing from the Re
publican party of Minnesota.
How will this strike the farmers of
the state, who are not accustomed to
being considered the slaves of any
'If there is one thing more thati an
other that is calculated to boom the
Farmers' alliance movement arrd make
it a power in the coming election." re
marked an alliance leader yesterday,
"it is just this hostility that is being
shown by the friends of Gov, Merriam.
I understand that the governor has said
that he does not care for the
Republican nomination if there is
to be an independent ticket iv
the field, and so he has probably
sailed in to prevent a nomination being
made by any means in his power, lie
would make more by keeping his hands
off and not trying to boycott the alli
ance. The air is full of independence
this year, and a lot of rotten political
machines are likely to be smashed into
Col. Hans Mattson, the oreseut secfe
tary of state, is a very clever politician.
He is a candidate for another nomina
tion. He is a Swede, and his scalp is
being sought industriously by F. P.
Brown, of Faribault county, who is a
Norwegian by birth. Now Col. Mattson
recognizes the fact that the Republican
state ticket this year must of necessity
contain representatives of both the
Norwegian and the Swedish people.
Lieut. Gov. Rice, who was borji in
Norway, is not a candidate for another
term and a new Norwegian must be
re-elected to fill a place on the ticket,
for if Senator Ives, of St. Peter, gets
Puce's place and Col. Bolbter and all
the others are renoininated. a very
pretty fight will come on between Sec
retary Mattson and Brown, of Fari
bault, for the nomination for secretary
But there is another distinguished
citizen of Norwegian descent who
would like to break into the state cap
itol. His name is Ole H. Lucken, of
Crookston, and a few days ago a bright
idea came rolling along in Col. Matt
son's direction suggesting that he form
a combination with Mr. Lucken by the
terms of which he (Mattson) would se
cure the support of Northern Minne
sota for secretary of state, while
Coi. Mattson's friends from Minneapolis
and elsewhere would be thrown to
Lucken for clerk of the supreme court.
J n this case action followed the colo
nel's mental effort, and yesterday Mr.
Lucken came down from Crookston and
held a lontr consultation with Col. Matt
son, evidently arriving at some conclus
ion in the matter, for he departed in
sisting thai be is now in the fight for
the nomination for clerk of the supreme
court in dead earnest.
Secretary Mattson knows a thine or
two about politics.
Congressman Snider is reported as
being very much afraid of the
effect this census trouble may
liave on his chances for re-election,
but, as a veteran St. Paulite. remarked
yesterday, "lie is unnecessarily alarmed.
THE SAINT PAUL DAILY GLOBE: THURSDAY MORNIXG, JULY 3, 18' JO.
The people of Ramsey county and St.
Paul will not vote against him because
he hails from Minneapolis. Oh, no!
Tney will remember that he has put in
the larger portion of his time at Wash
ington with a congress Republican in
both branches, nnd yet no appropria
tion has been received for the erection
of a new public building so badly ueed
ed in St. Paul. Efficiency, and not
locality, will be the test applied to Mr.
Snider by his St. Paul constituents."
Less than two weeks ago the Globe,
in an outline of the condition of affairs
in the Second congressional district,
stated that there existed a great deal of
dissatisfaction in all parts of the dis
trict over the course of John Lind dur
ing this session of congress, and that it
was altogether likely ex-Congressman
John B. Wakefield, of Blue Earth City,
could easily be elected if he were given
the farmers' noniination. This was de
nied by Republican papers of all sizes,
ages and conditions, including the
Pioneer Press. But, strange to relate,
in yesterday's issue of that paper John
Lind was given the worst raking on
record, and Gov. Wakefield was men
tioned as the man who could snatch tbe
nomination from him if he so desired.
Apart from this, however, John Lind's
support of the McKinley bill has cost
him dearly, and may force him to retire
One of the hardest working and most
sincere men in the Farmers' alliance
movement in Minnesota to-day is prob
ably Secretary John Lathrop, of Daw
son. He lias long been foremost in the
alliance work, and has been a contribu
tor, not only to the columns of Farm,
Stock and Home, but also many other
agricultural journals. No one acquaint
ed with Mr. Lathrop would ever take
any stock in an assertion by a protege
of Mr. Donnelly's, to the effect that
"Secretary Lathrop was opposed to in
dependent action by the farmers," and
when this was brought to Mr. Lathrop's
attention last evening he said:
"You can contradict the report that 1
was not in favor of independent action.
I was always of the opinion that in no
other way could we accomplish half so
much. Of course I don't care for such
reports, but Ido not care to be misrep
resented on this particular question."
The sensational accounts published in
the evening Republican organs yester
day to the effect that Hon. Michael
Doran and other Democratic leaders
were seeking to make votes in the cen
sus war is so absurd that there is no
necessity of contradicting it. Mr. Doran
has always been considered a politician
of considerable sagacity and foresight,
and would be the last man in the world
to fool with a two-edged sword like this
census difficulty. The Democratic lead
ers of Minnesota are not obliged to go
into peanut politics at present; there
are too many important issues before the
people, on which the party is on the
right and popular side, to demand any
thing of this kind, and nothing like it
wili be attempted.
. Hon. P. li. Rahilly, of Wabasha, spent
last evening chatting with numerous
friends in the lobbies of the Ryan and
the Merchants', incidentally wandering
over into ttie field of politics. "The
people are at last coming around to our
side on the tariff question," lie re
marked, "and with wise and good nom
inations I believe the Democrats can
carry the state. I am watching the
movements of the farmers with consid
erable interest, as whatever they do will
have its effect on the campaign."
From politics Mr. Rahilly passed on
to a discussion of the crop outlook, and
said that it was never more hopeful.
His farm, by the way, is said to be the
finest in the state, and is composed of
upward of a thousand acres of the finest
land in Wabasha county. Mr. Rahilly
has frequently represented his county
in the state legislature, and is one of
the staunch Democrats of the First dis
MAYOR IS HARRASSED.
Six Additional Policemen Ap
In accordance with the resolution
passed by the city council last Tuesday
evening, Mayor Smith yesterday ap
pointed six additional officers upon the
police force, to do duty as jailors and
drivers at Margaret, Ducas and Rondo
sub-stations. Heretofore there has been
only one jailor and one patrol driver at
each of these stations for the twenty
four hours. Hereafter there will be a
day and night jailor and driver.
For Ducas street station John Minor is
appointed jailor and Albert Western
hazen is made patrol wagon driver; for
Margaret street William Hart is jailor
and Hans Emola driver; for Rondo
street Michael Tschida is jailor and
Michael Davitt driver.
Mayor Smith is harrassed by persons
seeking positions. The mayor feels the
importunities of place hunters just at
present, as he is indisposed. The im
pression prevails that fifty new patrol
men are to be added to the police force,
in pursuance of the resolution offered
at the last meeting of the council. The
resolution is in the hands of the commit
tee on streets, and there is a strong
probability that the committee will re
port unfavorably on the resolution.
St. James Parish Picnic.
One of the most popular Fourth of
July celebrations will be the picnic of
St. James parish, Ilev. James A. Fitz
patrick pastor, which will be held in the
beautiful new erove on Cleveland ave
nue, between Summit and Grand. The
electric cars go direct to the grounds at
intervals of fifteen minutes during the
day. A large and varied programme
has been prepared, of which the follow
ing are some of the attractions: A game
of base ball in the morning between
two of our best amateur teams;
in the afternoon at 2 p. m. a tug of war,
in which the Y. M. C. A. team will par
ticipate ; a fat men's race, for which
several 250 and 300 pound gentlemen
have already entered; l()0-yards dash,
for which an elegant gold medal has
been presented by Whitney's music
store; an egg race for young ladies,
little girl's hoop race, pipe race, sack
race for men. running race for
small boys, barrel race for men,
and a number of other interesting
events. Prizes have been prepared for
the winners of the several contests. A
game ot lawn tennis will be played in
the afternoon by two prize teams.
Baloon ascensions will take place every
half hour during the day. A large tent
has been secured in which a large num
ber of musical and other attractions will
take place. C. N. Ludlow will
have charge of this part of the pro
gramme. A full brass band will be in
attendance all day. No entrance fee
will be charged for admission to the
Fourth of July at Hotel St. Louis.
Minnetonka yacht club races in the
morning. Single and double lawn ten
nis games by expert players in the aft
ernoon. Bathing, fishing, rowing and
sailing. Music by Clauder's celebrated
band. Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
trains leave St. Paul at 9 a. m., 1 and 5
p. m. Leave Minneapolis 9:10 a. m.,
1:10 and 5:30 p. in. Leave Minnetonka
4:30 and 10:40 p. in. Round trip, 75
Youthful Sword Wearers.
A. C. Bradcn, the son of his father,
now ranks with his father in military
title. Both are captains, but, unlike
the father, the scion is not battle
scarred. He was recently elected to
the captaincy of Company C, First regi
ment M. N. G., vice A. E. Chantler, re
signed, and last night ho was given the
crucial test before the regular board
of examiners at the capitol, and he
passed with credit. "Blood will tell."
S. G. Iverson passed a creditable exam
ination for lieutenant of the same coni
pnny. These two youthful candidates
for military distinction are both em
ployed in the office of State Auditor
Braden. -'Bert" is said to be the young
est captain of any regiment in the
The other candidates who passed were
B. W. Knowlton as first lieutenant of
Company 1, Minneapolis, and C. D.
Murphy as second lieutenant of the
BAXTER IS ON DECK
And a Move May Shortly Be
Expected in the Census
The St. Paul Deputation Re
turns From Washington
Selby Avenue Property Own
ers Hold the Threatened
And Loudly Protest Against
the Cable Bridge As
Hon. George N. Baxter yesterday:
afternoon took the oath of office as &e&
uty United States district attorney, aud
began forthwith delving into the evi
dence in the Minneapolis census im
broglio. When asked by a Globe re
porter he gave the assurance that there
was nothing new to give out. He had
come to no conclusions in the premises,
and professed to have no idea when
criminal action will be broueht. He
said he should first thoroughly familiar
ize himself with the proofs that are in
the knowledge of Dectective Mason,
and the corroborative e.vidence, such as
the documents seized at the "manu
facturing annex" will give. Until late
in the afternoon Mr. Baxter was por
ing over these papers and making copi
While there is no disposition on the
part of Mr. Baxter to advertise his
probable course of operation, the citi
zens' committee are of the impression
that the arrests will be made to-day or
to-morrow. The latter date seems more
likely because of the feeling that the
hearing should be brought before some
outside magistrate who cannot be inter
ested, nor prejudiced by local feeling.
Mr. Lawler and Mr. Castle, as was
announced they would in these columns,
arrived home yesterday. They are en
thusiastic over the complete success of
their mission to the department of just
ice and the census bureau, but what
they had to say was merely a recounting
of the incidents and events that have
been graphically detailed in the Globe
from day to day during their trip to
Washington and to Utica. Mr. Lawler
will contribute material aid to the pros
ecution because of his familiarity with
the facts of the entire case.
AN EMPHATIC PROTEST
To the Cable Assessment, Made by
Selby Avenue Freeholders.
"They say the assessment is for the
bridge, but it is really an assessment
for the cable line," said W. D. Cornish
last night in the meeting of citizens to
protest aeainst assessment for the Selby
avenue bridge across tne Milwaukee
tracks, and the manifestations of ap
proval with which the comment was re
ceived showed that those present were
of the saute opinion. I
About 100 interested property owners
had assembled in one of the municipal
court rooms to take s me action against
being assessed for the improvement,
the board of public works having sent
out notices that a hearing would be
given to realty holders Thursday after
noon, July 3, at 2 o'clock. The board
proposes to assess all owners of lots ion
Selby avenue, and also those upon the
two parallel streets both north and
south of that street. The bridge is esti
mated to cost 8100,000, and of this
amount the property owners from St. Al
bans to Prior avenue are expected to put
np 862,000. So the interested parties
called the meeting, of which W. D. Cor
nish was made chairman and W. P. Hil
liard secretary. The subject was dis
cussed at length by Messrs. John W.
White, E. A. Hendrickson, W. D. Cor
nish, John Shannon, T. Reardon, M. K.
Prendergast, Conrad Miller, Mr. Ken
nard and others. It was stated that the
improvement was almost wholly for the
benefit of the cable line, since the grade
of Selby avenue, originally cross
ing the tracks on a level,
had been raised to such
a height as would leave lets close to the
bridge approaches from ten to fifteen
feet below the street; that the assess
ment was wholly disproportionate
(those not interested and those actually
damaged bearing the same burden),
whereas, the street railway company,
which required the bridge for the ex
tension of its line to the Midway dis
trict, paid but a nominal sum. Mr.
Miller suggested that the street car
company should pay for the whole lm
provement.as it received the entire ben
efit, and from the way he was ap
plauded, it was quite evident every
man of the 100 present thought so too.
Mr. Reardon said he thought the board
of public works was limited to taxation
for public improvement, and that its
proceeding in this instance was illegal
since this was not a taxation for im
provement, but a confiscation. Mr.
Hendrickson suggested a committee of
ten to wait upon the board, which led
Mr. Preuderg'ast to suggest that the
committee formulate a plan of action,
else they would be bulldozed by the
board of public works. Mr. Ken
nard suggested that if an asess
men* was to be made for the improve
ment it should extend southward to the
Grand avenue electric line, and not be
confined to the narrow strip the board
had marked out. A gentleman stated
that the plans for the bridge had been
drawn wrong by the city engineer, nec
essitating the taking down of three
piers, and asked if those assessed had
to pay for the cost of the mistake, which
led Mr. Milliard to the reading of a list
of outside incidental expenses, footing
up $2,404. Mr. Reardon insisted
the board of public works had
not the power to assess in this instance
and suggested that all sign a paper em
powering the committee to act, each
contributing to fight the assessment.
"The eableiine," said he, "as 1 under
stand, has already received a bonus of
$100,000 to build its line."
Chairman Cornish said if anything
was to be accomplished, there must be
no clashing of diversified interests.
They must pull together for a common
end. In accordance with a motion fi£
appointed the following committee,
which will meet at 10 o'clock to-day in
one of the council committee rooms:
W. F. Root, E. H. Murrey, tf. B.
Wedge, E. A. Paradis, F. C. Severs, U.
A. Campbell, Conrad W. Miller, John
W. Shannon, representing property
owners west of the bridge; W. D. Cor
nish, John W. White, W. P. HillianJ.
M. R. Prendersrast, Timothy Reardon,
Charles Michaud, YV. H. Albin. C. P.
Colenian. representing property owners
east of the bridge.
The committees will act in conjuue
tion. Mr. Pendergast moved that the
committee proceed upon the basis thjil
the improvement was one for which tfre
whole city should pay, and that it should
not be paid for by local assessment,
which unanimously passed.
The following protest w^s drawn up
by Mr. White:.
To the Honorable the Board of Public
Works of the City of St. Paul: We, the un
dersigned property owners along the line of
the property alleged to be benefited by the
building of" the bridge and approaches at
Selby avenue across the right of way of the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway com
pany, respectfully protest against the assess
ment as made by the board, on the ground
thai the s;iid improvement is one for the ben
elit of the public at large, and not for that of
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a single section, and that the assessment as
proposed is inequitable and unjust.
Every man in the assembly affixed his
signature to this document. Two hun
dred and sixty-one lots wer t represented
by the signatures. The secretary was
instructed to draw up a copy, which will
be circulated this morning throughout
the interested section, one member of
the party representing that he alone
could procure about 100 additional
The meeting adjourned to meet again
this afternoon at the board of public
works office, the subject coming up be
fore the latter body at 2 o'clock.
Brought Into the Several Courts
John Maley has commenced an action
against Thomas J. McMahon to recover
1310 for boarding the wife and four
children of McMahon in the township
Farm, in Sibley county.
Flora Q. Roy has commenced an ac
tion against E. S. Porter and Elizabeth
E. Porter to recover $90 on a promissory
In the cause of George V. Hecker &
Co. against Adolph Hirschmau Judge
Kelly has appointed Edward E. Miller
as receiver of the effects of Hirschman.
Noyes Bros. & Cutler have caused an
attachment to be issued against the ef
fects of George R. Frey to satisfy a
claim for 8203.05.
A motion for a new trial in the libel
suit of Stensgaard against The Daily
News was argued before Judge Wilkin
The cause of W. H. Wood against C.
W. Youngman et al. went to the jury in
Judge Brill's court last evening.
The cause of John Norlund against
The Minnesota Iron Company is still on
trial before Judge Nelson and a jury in
the United States circuit court.
The trial of the cause of George C.
Ragsdale against The Northern Pacific
Railroad Company was yesterday set for
July 10 before Judge Shiras.
A' motion for a new trial in the case
of Graham against The Burlington,
Cedar Rapids & Northern was argued
yesterday before Judge Shiras of the
United ' States circuit court.
In the canse of Charles J. Berryhill
and Charles Davidson, partners, against
Frances C. Vance and Charles C. Vtince,
her husband. Judge Kelly has filed an
order deciding that Berryhill and David
son are entitled to a clear chain of title
to lots 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, of block 3, in
Nininger & Donnelly's addition to Hol
combe's addition to St. Paul; that the
Vances have no title thereto; that all
tax deeds and deeds for local improve
ments held or owned by Silas Waid, de
ceased, father of Mrs. Vance, and under
which she might claim the lands as heir
at law of her father, are null and void.
The title to the land is declared quieted
in favor of Berryhill and Davidson.
A BASE DECEIVER.
Singular Case of Mistaken Iden-
tity — Police Items.
Pat Creighton was yesterday held to
the grand jury without bail. He is the
man who outraged Mrs. Etta McMahon,
of the West side. The woman testified
that her husband and Creighton came
into the house uuder the influence of
liquor and went to bed together. Dur
ing the night her couch was invaded
and the offense committed. She sup
posed the intruder was her husband,
.and not until the second offense was at
j tempted did she become suspicious.
IThen she realized that her husband was
;never guilty of such excesses, and she
j Henry Ledloff, the boy who is ac
icusedo'f burglarizing a bouse on St.
Anthony hill, secured a continuance
until July 9.
i Mrs. Alice Ballard, who lives on East
'Seventh street, near Pine, was tried on
la charge ot keeping a house ot ill fame.
!The case was dismissed. Mrs. Ballard
jis the woman who tried to commit sui-
Icide Sunday night when the police ar-
Irested a high-toned party from her
house. For some reason the arrest of
her visitors, men and women, was or
dered, but Mrs. Ballard was exempted.
; Andrew Anderson paid a tine of $50
for kicking a son of P. H. Thornton in
the face, splitting the boy's lip. The
lad was hanging on a West Seventh
street car, which Anderson was driv
ing. Anderson ran back, and to get
him off kicked him in the face.
May Reynolds, a stiff-backed, baby
faced little female, arrested for street
walking, forfeited ftia, which a burly
porter at one of the hotels put up for
From the Head of a Company to
the Head of a Household.
A quiet little wedding occurred at 5
o'clock last evening. The parties to
the felicitous occurrence were Mrs.
Evelyn Church and A. E. Chantler, city
editor of the Dispatch and late captain
ot Company C, First regiment. The
ceremonies took place in the presence
of relatives only, at the residence of the
bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Warner,
corner of Hewitt and Simpson avenues,
Hamline. Dr. G. H. Briclgman, presi
dent of Hamline university, performed
the ceremony. Capt. Chantler is very
popular among the "newspaper boys"
of both cities, and he is accorded their
best wishes in his new departure. Mrs.
Chantler is an estimable lady, a gradu
ate of Hamline university, and has a
wide circle of warm friends. Company
C did not forget their late captain.
With their compliments the y sent
"Chant" an elegant tea service, and his
colaboierson the Dispatch presented
him with an easy chßir. The honey
moon will be spent at Lake City.
The O'Leary Packing House.
In reporting the city council proceed
ings in yesterday's Globe the name of
Mr. McMillan was used in regard to the
bad smells arising from the packing es
tablishment in the Fifth ward. The
name should have been O'Leary, as the
latter gentleman is the lessee and oper
ator of the works; and Mr. O'Leary's
name was the one used in the discus
sion by Judge Flandrau. Mr. O'Leary
will doubtless take prompt steps for the
abatement of the annoyance com
A meeting of the retail clothiDg clerks was
called last evening for the purpose of elect
ing officers. Owing, however, to the fact
fhat most of the clerks were at work until a
late hour the meeting was postponed.
You cannot have without pure blood; there
fore, to keep well, purify the blood by taking
Hood's Sarsaparilla. This medicine assists
nature to expel from the system all humors,
impure particles, and effete matter through
the lungs, liver, bowels, kidneys and skin. It
effectually aids weak, impaired and debilita
ted organs, invigorates the nervous system,
tones the digestion, and imparts uew life and
pnergy. Buy only
Sold bv ati druggists. 81; six forss: Prepared
only by C.I. HOOD & CO., Lowell, Mass.
100 Doses One Dollar
; fi BfiCtVSlf C -for Loat or Failing JIAHHOOD; ■
HrU3llß¥CGener?.l ana Kervo s DeWlity;
ft TT "S> "^ Weaktcisof Bcdy &Hind:2^aects
*J «J of Error or in Old- oung.
3;<i!>sst,Sobleaanii.><Mlfullyn«t»rcd. How liiKulimu-J
SfTonirttifn Weal;, irndwlonwl Onr»n« miirarHorßody. I
AbiolutelT onralUm liotic Vreal»*nt-Bcrriiis f n a d«j.
iDnTcsUhfrom 4 T Stutw.TerrltorlfS&Foreiicnlomitries. ■
roueanwrltetlii> . I Bnoi.Kolletulaßatlont j>M»oNra»Ued
jntedJirte. Addrus ERIE MEDICAL CO^BUFF AIO.M.!.
We will place on sale to
day two or three hundred
dozen Fancy Handkerchiefs
at prices far below regular
values. They're not a lot
of cheap, trashy Handker
chiefs, bought purposely to
close out cheap, but they're
taken right out of our reg
ular stock, first-class in
every respect, and every
one well worth the origi
White Embroidered Hem
stitched Fancy Handker
Formerly 20 cents.
White Embroidered Hem
stitched Handkerchiefs at
Marked down from 25 cents.
Hemstitched and Scalloped
Edge, with White and Col
ored Embroideries, at
These were 35 cents.
At the same counters
will be found a line of
Black Pure Silk Mitts,
which we are disposing of
at 15 cents per pair.
Do you know of anything
that looks as cool on one
of these hot days as a pretty
Printed Silk or Wash
Surah? We mean the beau
tiful styles and high grade
goods, such as are only
shown on our counters in
anything like a perfect as
sortment. Fifty styles of
Wash Surahs and nearly a
hundred styles of Printed
Silks. Price, 75 cents. These
were $1 and $1.25.
We have still a good as
sortment of best American
Sateens, in choice French
designs and colorings, at
A case of line Dress Ging
hams was received a few
days ago. Price, 12 £ cents.
Also a case of choice
Zephyr Ginghams at the
low price of 15 cents, in a
quality which formerly
sold at 20 cents.
There are two lines of
Corsets which we are clos
ing out for present lack of
French Woven Corsets,
good quality, warranted
whalebone, reduced from
$1.25 to $1.
Best quality of French
Woven Corsets, reduced
from $2.25 to §1.85.
To-morrow, July 4th, our
store will remain closed
the entire day.
In accordance with our
established custom, we will
close our store every Satur
day during July and
August at 1 o'clock. Kindly
arrange to do your Satur
day shopping in the morn
Mail Orders receive the ben
efit of all special prices and are
promptly and carefully filled.
Field, Mahler &Co
Third and Wabasha Sts., St. Paul.
Light Shoes Do Not Draw the Sun !
They are cooler than any other Shoe made.
Ladies' Tan Oxford Ties, $2 and $2.50; wear better
than any other kind. Ladies' Fine French Kid Ties,
$2.50, tipped or plain. Wigwam Shoes, 85c to $1.25,
that wear. Our Tennis we guarantee to wear;
price, 85c to $2.
Men's Tan Oxford Ties, $3.50; good style; wear
like iron. Lovering's Celebrated $3.50 Shoes for
Men beat the world; light or heavy, wide or nar
row toe. Once you buy them, always buy them.
Non-Rheumatic Shoes to order, with our pat
All goods sent C. 0. D. on approval when ex
press charges accompany order. Open evenings,
Fourth of July week, after which we close as usuaU
1 IMPORTER, MAKER. AND RETAILER^^
Ini'THE SHOEMAN S, ,'■ V' l^P
Fourth, Filth and St. Peter Streets, St. Paul, Minn.
ARE YOU GOING
If you are, you are sure to
want one of our
We carry all kinds for picnickers at all prices.
tfergroMfl THEßE IS NO EXGDSE
\l!iiWililtl!i!iiiili3iif!W«^Wfe FOR NOT HAVING A FINE ,X
i |j^L_!_^gf Writing Desk and Book Case
Ipllpp] ,'^^^^i Iv every home. Just Think of It. This
j^g^^^j^M^ggßij^gP^ handsome Antique Oak Case for
!'W y^ :: JffnWHf^rajJffl| To every °" c bringiiiK illls . advertisement
l li||j l^^a»^^i Furnillire ' Carpets, StOVes, Crockery
" ' £D(1 Draperies Equally Cheap.
J§S|S|f smith Harwell,
-.I— /^f^^-^gAJIJ^ 339-341-343 E. Seventh St. ':':;
/ / M*>k : A 22x27 CRAYON PORTRAIT*
13 iLW rJLJtsJjJP^^ Copied from any picture. From life with
/ m '^ tt g&2BsS*^'^^ cue dozen cabinets free. Artistic photogra
'±m. phy iii all its brandies. We occupy the cn 1
*^^^^^ M tire buildiiiK, Jackson street, corner Sixtbk
MEN'S RUSSET SHOES,
108 East Fourth St., St. Paul, Minn.
ROMAN AND VENETIAN
Marble Mosaic !
— — AND ;
538 JACKSON ST.,
ST. PAUL, MINN.
,-6J?W CHiCHESTER'3 ENGLISr.
RED CROSS DIAMOND BRAND.
"Wi4 fiftk St-leafe, «ure»nd alwari reliable. JLadif
l RED CROSS DIAMOND BRAND,
cafe. »ure tail alwmri reliable. Ladir
■ak I>r«BBi»t for Diamond Brcn.
• I imf in red mftallla bo*e«, ie»l«i witc Mi
I tb» ' B ribbon. Take it* other. Heed4«.<*t: .
Jk - v jP 1^ ; . for pviicultrsand "Belief for Loole*
,Tv> . —I* . in Ittttr. by return malS. jVom-i I'ap--.
CUakcMcr Chim'l V*n MjhUmb »*•• ruin* r«.
SAVE YOUR EYES
Do you fiDprcelate how many eyes are fa .
jured by improperly fitted specs? An opt! '
cinn should understand the science of optics,
and unless bo ' does so, should never seu
glasses, any more than a quacK should prao*
tice medicine. •• • • - -
51 oral : Have your glasses fitted by a com*
petent optician. Having made a ; careful
study of the subject myself, and having a
regular graduate in my employ, I solicit you?
orders. Prescriptions lilled for special
ground glasses.- . • . •• .
J. E. INGHAM,
327 JACKSON STREET.
WATCHES, DIAMONDS, Etc,
f*i Dr. Kurd's
*M «l' Patent System, ot
SL 1' /W Kxtractl TeetH
■ \^A Vfci^ ■'■*- Without pain.;
/d^SsL \"*!^'cssi§^\. successful use in
/*SK&L. V^^Si^^V thousandsof caset
££*'*^<BrJ^v*sSvx Af^v\ l ess and liannlcss.
Wuxjl^lvm^ JFV^VV'uf lilllngs,' crowns;
LuL^/^jK.V s ; .^^Wr bridgos »nd piaie< -
-'■ ' '.' Popular prices.
24 East Third .Street, St. I'nuV >
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