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BIiOTS OUT A BOARD
REPIBLICAN ALDERMEN FOLLOW
THE LEAD OF THE ASSEMBLY
IN THE CASE.
THREE OF THEM OPPOSE IT.
HOARD OF PI'BLIC WORKS AN
NIHILATED WHEN THE MAYOR
O. K.'S THE ORDINANCE.
IF I'OI'RTS HOLD THE LAW VALID.
He— .lutitm Autho rizinjt the Erection
ot n New B_t_*at_ Ward School
By a vote of eight to three the board
Of aldermen last night, in concurrence
with the action of the assembly, passed
the ordinance adopting the law of 1895,
which abolishes the board of public
works and substitutes a commissioner
of public works therefor. Aid. Al
lard. Donahower and Kenny voted
against the passage of the ordinance.
It required six votes to defeat it.
A goodly number of interested spec
tators were present to witness the out
come, as it was anticipated that the
vote to adopt the act of 1895 would
not be unanimous. The most inter
ested of them were President Gorman
and Commissioners Quinby and Hare
of the board of public works. None of
these three officials betrayed any dis
comfiture when the clerk announced
the result of the vote. The members
of the assembly who had come to the
council to attend a caucus prior to
the meeting of the board, all remained
to witness the event of the evening.
There were also present several citi
zens, more or less influential in the first
No debate attended the passage of
the ordinance. As soon as it was
reached, Aid. Lindahl moved, after it
had had its first reading, that the rules
be suspended and the ordinance be
given its second reading. Aid. Bigelow
seconded the motion.
Aid. Donahower objected to taking
huch hasty action. He said that there
was a general feeling that the ordi
nance had proceeded on its journey
thus far without the opportunity being
granted for a sufficient hearing. He,
therefore, moved that it be referred to
some appropriate committee. Nobody
seconded the motion, whereupon Aid.
I-indahl renewed the motion for a sus
pension of the rules. The motion pre
vailed by a vote of eight to three.
Aldermen Allurd, Donahower and Ken
ny voting in the negative. The ordi
nance was then given its second read
ing, and Aid. Lindahl then moved its
adoption, Aid. Bigelow seconding the
'Are there any remarks?" queried
Not an alderman ventured a remark.
The clerk thereupon proceeded to call
the -_tt. Aid. Allard voted "no" and
Aldermen Pell and Bigelow answered
"aye" to th<**i- . ames. In response to
the call of his nan*? Aid. Donahower
arose and said:
"I want to explain my vote upon
this ordinance. I propose to vote "no,"
not so much on account of my desire
to see the board of public w.rks re
tained as at present constituted, but
rather as an expression of my disap
proval of a one-headed department.
"While there may have been ex
travagances in the board of public
works, abuses might creep in under the
administration of a commissioner of
1 uhli.- works that would render the
system worse than it ls now. I there
fore vote "no."
Aid. Kenny voted in the negative but
offered no explanation, though he has
frequently and openly stated during
the past few days that he was opposed
to the city's adopting a law which he
.as convinced was full of imperfections
and likely to involve the city in trouble
President Markham was the only re
maining alderman to explain his vote.
In so doing he said:
"1 am not altogether satisfied with
some of the minor provisions of this
act. There are some things in it that
might be improved. But lam satisfied
that the act is valid, and that our valid
assessments can be made and collected
under it I would prefer to see it take
effect at a later date than Aug. 1, but
as the majority of the board favor it,
I will vote "aye."
And so the ordinance was passed
ahd all the interested spectators de
Earlier in the evening two communi
cations relative to the ordinance were
received, one from the Lincoln club, in
the shape of a resolution demanding its
adoption and the other from the cham
ber of commerce, enclosing the reso
lution requesting the board of alder
men to delay taking action on the mat
ter last night.
The nrosoects that a new school
building will be erected in the Eighth
ward are brighter than they* were 10
days ago. The resolution from the as
sembly authorizing the erection of a
separate school building on the city's
pioperty at Wayzata and Albemarle
streets, was adopted by a unanimous
vote, nine votes being required. The
resolution limits the amount of money
to be expended for the new building to
$12,000, which is 80 per cent of the
$lf«.000 set a siide by the council last win
ter for the erection of an addition to
the Gorman school.
The assembly ordinance reducing the
salaries of the regular patrolmen to
$70 a month, and fixing the salaries of
all patrolmen appointed slrtce June 1,
1596 to $55 a month for the first Six
months after the taking effect of the
ordinance, was defeated, on recommen
dation of the committee on police.
A communication was received from
the mayor recommending that the ordi
nance regulating peddler's licenses be so
amended as to provide for the payment
of the license fee of $75 a year. In three
monthly installments of $25 each, but
!n case of default in any payment the
license is to be forfeited. An ordinance
embodying such an amendment was
placed upon its passage under suspen
sion of the rules. It was adopted by a
vote of 10 to 1. President Markham
voting in the negative.
The action of the mayor In removing
from the police force William O'Brien
and Charles O'Glll was concurred in.
An ordinance was passed prohibiting
the display within 150 feet of Como
park of any advertising device or the
erection of any structure for the pur
pose of advertising.
Final orders for paving Minnesota
lira. V\ ln.lovr*. Soothing Syrnp
Is an OLD ami WELL-TRIED REMEDY and
for over FIFTY YEARS haa been used by
millions of mothers tor their CHILDREN*
while CUTTING TEETH with perfect success
It soothes the child, softens the gums, reduces
Inflammation, allays all pain, cures wind colic
Is very pleasant to the taste, and Is the best
remedy for diarrhoea. Said by druggists in
every part of the world. PRICE TWENTY
FIVE CENTS A BOTTLE. Be sure and ask
for MRS. WINSLOWS SOOTHING SYRC.
and take no other kind, a . mothers will find
It the Best Medicine to use during the teeth
!A Handsome Complexion
is ooa of the greatest charms a woman can
possess. PoßZom's Complexion Powder
gj ¥ .* 3 it- - ' ,
and Cedar streets from Third to
Seventh streets with asphalt were re
ferred to the committee on streets. The
board of public works adhered to its
previous adverse report on these final
orders, but submitted the orders to the
council for its rejection or approval.
An adverse report was received from
the committee on streets on the final
order for paving Broadway with sand
stone from Third to Seventh street.
Aid. Kenny, the chairman of the com
mittee, explained that it was the de
sire of the property owners interested,
to obtain bids on granite, asphalt and
brick pavements as well as sandstone.
The adverse report was adopted.
Subsequently Aid. Kenny Introduced
a preliminary order for paving Broad
way from Third to Seventh street with
asphalt, brick, sandstone or granite.
The order was passed.
The assembly ordinance providing for
a settlement for the sum of $950 of the
claim of Mary Dowens for $10,000 dam
ages alleged to have been sustained
by reason of a defective sidewalk, waa
recommitted to the committee on
claims. The aldermen deeming the evi
dence insufficient to warrant the pass
age of the ordinance.
The assmbly ordinance prohibiting
street and house to house begging was
referred to the committee on streets.
CANNOT MAKE THEM PAY.
When (miles the Delinquent Per
sonal Ta_ Lint.
After the county commissioners had
got through with the delinquent per
sonal property tax list, there were but
593 names left thereon out of something
like 1,500 or over. Officials who have
had to deal with the cases in years
past say the county would be money
ahead if every name was stricken off
as soon as reported delinquent. They
insist that not enough money is ever
collected on the list to pay the fees of
the sheriff and clerk of courts. The
593 names left on the list will now be
entered up as separate cases by the
clerk of court. Then executions will
issue to the sheriff, who has until Oct.
Ist to make returns. Against those
who fail to pay, judgments will be en
tered. Opposite the names of those
who pay, the word "satisfied" will be
written. If a delinquent owns any real
property' and desires to sell it, he must
satisfy the judgment entered against
him on the books. In this way a small
amount is collected every year, but not
much. In ten years the judgments are
outlawed, and the delinquents are free
to sell a world if they happen to have
The following table shows the number
of names left on in each assessment
district and the amounts set out for
collection by the sheriff.
First 3G $3,303.51
Second 89 2,546.71
Third 68 1,241.00
Fourth 168 4,279.83
Fifth 48 929.58
Sixth 27 362.53
Seventh 16 280.16
Eighth 106 « 4,098.74
Ninth 5 372.57
Tenth 10 116.18
Town of Rose 4 13.95
Town of Mound's View.. 1 10.15
Town of White Bear 3 14.28
Town of New Canada 3 19.75
Village of New Brighton. 2 29.01
Village of White Bear 4 44.01
Village of North St. Paul.. 3 75.04
In revising the lists as returned by
the auditor the county commissioners
are supposed to use care in striking off,
and they insist that no one is favored
by being erased if there is any chance
of making the collection. In many
cases, probably a majority, the amount
is so small that it would be an extrav
agant waste of money to pay the offi
cials for attempting to collect.
AGAINST THE CI T.
Aldermanlc Committee On Police
Oppose-* the Wag. Rednt *tlon.
The commjttee on police of the board
of aldermen met yesterday afternoon
for the purpose of considering the as
sembly ordinance reducing the salary
of the patrolmen appointed since June
1, 1896, to $55 a month for the period
of six months from and after the tak
ing effect of the ordinance, and for the
period of six months from and after
such appointment if such appointment
is made subsequent to the taking effect
of the ordinance. The ordinance also
reduces the salary of every other pa
trolman from $72.50 a month to $70
Upon motion of Aid. Donahower, the
committee, by a unanimous vote, de
cided to recommend that the ordinance
do not pass.
A Fine Picture.
An excellent colored lithograph of the
steamship "Empress of Japan," one of
the Canadian Pacific Ralway Co.'s
magnificent Pacific liners sailing be
tween Vancouver, B. C, and Japanese
and Chinese ports, has recently been
issued by the passenger traffic depart
ment of the Company. It is a faithful
reproduction of a painting by Fred.
Pansing, a well-known New York
artist, portraying the departure of the
"Empress" from Vancouver harbor.
The work is well executed, the coloring
, artistic, and the picture which is in
tended for prominent display would
be an acquisition to the walls of any
place of public resort.
SATURDAY'S ROAD RACE.
Hlk Pieia of Entries— Officials Are
Wide interest is being manifested in
the bicycle road race to come off at
Ccmo Saturday, and already a number
of the cracks are entered, among them
Victor Patello, Carmichael, and others.
The officials of the race were announc
ed yesterday as follows:
Manager and Referee— E. Bouquet
Judges— T. B. Scott, H. S. Young, W. T
Hutchins, A. J. Holmea, Charles W. Saun
Timers— George R. Finch, R. F. Jones J
Starter— B. B. Bird.
Assistant Starters— A. A. Hansen O. E
Clerk of the Course— E. B. Smith.
Assistant Clerks of the Course— W. A. Hall
Checker— George H. Sharp.
Assistant Checkers— J. P. MacLaren. R. C.
: Huntsman. A. H. Jenkins, J. E. Learned, J.
j B. Wallace, A. D. Nelson. George Hainlain,
j A. L. Cunningham, George W. Heath.
Umpires— E. H. Constans, F. S. Bryant W.
N. Couch. H. J. Deverell.
Photographers— J. L. Cramer. D. F. Brown.
Handicappers— J. A. Wirtensohn, J. c
McDiarmid, G. T. Briggs.
Take the 8:55^. m. train from Union
I depot; make the tour of the lake In
j forenoon and see the boat races In the
afternoon. Costs $1.00 for entire trip.
LOCAL NEWS NOTES.
I Charles G. Smith ls seriously 111 at his
! residence, 66 East Fairfield avenue.
Unity Theosophlcal society will meet this
evening in Room 47, Endlcott building, to
ftudy and discuss the subject, "Masters and
State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Pendergast left the city yesterday on a lec
turing tour. He spoke last night at Slmko
; pee, and ls to speak tonight at Morton, to
morrow night at Dawson and Friday at Mon
August C. Gieske, a stonemason, thirty
two years of age, was committed to the Roch
ester asylum by the probate court yester
day. Gieske is under the delusion that ev
j erybody has designs upon his life. He ls
a single man.
Hennessy & Cox and President Gorman, of
I the board of public works, signed yesterday
I the contract for paving Fifth street from
Wabasha street to Broadway. The contract
will probably be countersigned by the comp
troller today In order that the work may be
commenced at once.
Hon. J. M. Smith, of Dulunth, was in St.
Paul yesterday. He said to a Globe man
that Judge Page Morris will surely defeat
Towne for congress. "In Duluth the free sil
ver sentiment is very general,"' he said,
"but reports made at the St. Cloud con
vention showed that in the district at large
the sound money men will easily win."
Spend the Day at Mlnnetonka.
$1.00 tWeet on sale at Union depot.
Includes round trip and tour of the
lake on big steamer.
THE SAINT fAUI. GLOBE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1896.
IT PHOPISES WELL
I. AIHK. «. A. R. C-^-TMITTEE SHOWS
A BEEP INTEREST IN ENCAMP
BIG MEETING LAST NIGHT
AT HEAIHH'ARTERS. -HERE RE
PORTS ARE RECEIVED FROM
S t' B __>MMITTBE S .
ALL PRESENT INDICATIONS POINT
To » Most Hospitable Entertainment
of tbe Union Veteran* at the
E lira in n me ut.
A large audience attended the open
meeting of the ladles' G. A. R. com
mittee held at the headquarters at the
Kittson house last night, the rooms
being closely filled, and the enthusi
asm equalling the attendance. The
meeting consisted of reports from the
sub-committees and brief addresses
from gentlemen Invited to speak. A
delightful musical programme was
given, furnished by the chairman on
music, Mrs. R. R. Dorr, and consist
ing of solos by Mrs, Katherine Kountz
Fitch, who sang "The Star Spangled
Banner" superbly, and Mrs. C. E.
Muckey, of New York, who .gave
"Tenting on the Old C_mp Ground"
with good effect, and of selections by
the mandolin club organized by Miss
Nellie Hope, of the music committee.
The members of the club, known as
the G. A. R. Ladies* Mandolin quar
tette, are Miss Hope, Miss Dufrene.
Miss Clara Foster and Miss Virginia
Dufrene. A pleasant surprise con
sisted of a serenade by the Veterans'
Union Drum corps. Letters were read
from Mrs. J. A. Stewart, Archbishop
Ireland and Senator Nelson. The two
gentlemen had been asked to address
the meeting, but were both unable to
attend. Their letters were full of good
wishes for the success of the encamp
Mrs. Newport, who presided, opened
the meeting with a brief account of a
gavel which had been presented to her,
and which was made of wood from a
tree in the grounds of Independence
hall, Philadelphia. Reports of com
mittees followed. Mrs. J. B. Hoxsie
reported that the refreshment commit
tee had been obliged to leave their
solicitation until the citizen's commit
tee had gone its rounds, but that the
work had been carefully planned. .and
that the refreshments for the days of
encampment week would be in charge
of the different wards, as follows:
Monday, First, Fifth and Ninth wards,
Tuesday, Sixth and Eighth wards;
Wednesday, North St. Paul, Newport
and St. Paul park; Thursday, Seventh t
ward and Fort Snelling; Friday, Sec-'
ond, Fourth and Tenth wards; Satu
ray, Third and Eleventh wards.
Mrs. Wheelock reported that the
badge committee has accepted designs
for a stationer's die for a committee
pin, to be made of sterling silver and
sold at $1, and for two presentation
pins.to be made of Minnesota copper.fin
ished in chocolate bronze, and present
ed respectively to the members of the
Woman's Relief Corps, and the ladles
of the G. A. R. Ribbon badges are
furnished free to the members of the
committees. The colors allotted to the
different committees are as follows:
Executive, cream white; vice presidents
and invitation and reception committee,
Nile green; accommodations, cardinal;
press, purple; printing, terra cotta;
decoration, old rose; entertainment,
pale pink; house, heliotrope; music,
mignonette green; refreshment, sage
green. Mrs. Castle, of the printing
committee, reported on the souvenir
books, to be sold at headquarters and
at different points in the city for 25
cents each. They are 80-page books,
with illuminated covers, new and fine
illustrations, interesting reading mat
ter, and no advertisements. Mrs. Page
gave a brief but encouraging report
form Fort Snelling, which will be a
point of special interest to the visitors.
Mrs. Dorr's report on the music was
substantially what has been given at
previous meeting*. This energetic com
mittee has made every provision for the
use of both local and imported talent.
Commander McCardy gave a report on
finances, Mrs. Brooke, of the hous«?
committee, not being present. The ex
penses of the ladies' committee from
May 1 to the present time h reported
as amounting to $185.37 which he re
gards as a verw modest expenditure.
The painting of the floors of the
house, to be done at once, must be reck
oned among the many donations of
public spirited men, Mr. Peter Schollert
having volunteered to do it free of cost.
Mrs. Squires reported for the hospital
committee, which will have two rooms
fitted up and provide medical attend
ance for the accommodation of visit
ors. Mrs. C. G. Higbee reported for the
carriage and drive committee, that ar
rangements are being made for a long
drive to be given to the visiting ladies
one morning of encampment week.
Private carriages are being solicited
and the committee is canvassing the
city for them. Mrs. Furness, of the re
ception committee, announced two re
ceptions to be given, one to the veter
ans on Tuesday evening, the other to
th visiting ladies Thursday afternoon.
Both these receptions are unique fea
tures of encampment festivities and that
for the veterans is attracting special at
tention. Mrs. Johnson reported that
the decoration committee had not yet
abandoned the Idea of the grand arch
at the head of Selby avenue. The
funds for this will be raised by the
ladies, if possible. Mrs. White report
ed progress of the green arch to be
built by the colored people. Mrs. Shirk
of the Illumination committee, gave
prices on window Illumination. Mrs.
Doran reported from the Sixth ward
that accommodation had been secured
for over 3,000 people. Gen. Mason, Capt.
Castle and Col. Newport spoke briefly,
and the special addresses of the eve
ning were made by Dr. Rhodes, of St.
John's church, who gave a most elo
quent and stirring address and was
heartily applauded, and by Judge Ray,
of Minneapolis, who spoke, as an old
soldier, with deep feeling and cordial
ity for the success of the encampment
Mrs. Newport announced that on and
after Monday she would be at the head
quarters every morning from 10 to 12
o'clock to receive members of commit
tees who wish to consult with her on
any matters connected with the en
• • •
Commander John Ackley, of the de
partment of South Dakota, G. A R
has engaged quarters at the Windsor
for the delegates of his department to
the encampment. He states that South
Dakota will be numerously represented
In St. Paul the first week in September.
Quarters have been assigned to a
Pittsburg delegation that will number
close to 200 veterans, who will come as
a body. The delegates and a few others
will be put up at the Sherman house,
while about two-thirds of them will be
given good accommodations in quarters
on Seventh street.
• * *
Veterans of all the Minnesota regi
ments will meet In reunion at Fort
Snelling. Tuesday, Sept. 1. Batteries
and infantry regiments will all be repre
sented at the encampment, and on the
day named, they w_ll meet at the capi-
tol at 1:30. Prom there they will pro
ceed to Seventh and Wabasha to take
cars for Fort Sneiyng. It is the Intent
lon to form a general and permanent
organization of ail veterans of Minne
sota regiments who attend the reunion.
MRS. ROO! ngjLo AGGRESSIVE.
____ln* Her Urtp o_* the Varlons
W. CL T. U.'_k
"Well its lo* _|<_re thaa I expected."
remarked a W . C. T. U. woman yester
day when she learned that the Hamllne
union had given up the rescue work.
And this seeWd'the sentiment of the
entire band fef women connected with
the local unitmn/ How much the local
unions are responsible for this move
on the part of the Hamllne women, if
they are resfcomftble at all, it is hard
to say. Cei_y n it is that since the
Hamllne union first took up the work
there has been an under current of 111
feeling among all the unions which
even the best efiSorts of the more gen
erous of the women have been unable
to conceal. Whether this feeling was
directed at the- former president, Mrs.
S. V. Root, or to the union as a whole,
it was not possible to determine as it
was only voiced In snatches at times
of thoughtlessness, by some of the more
talkative members. But it has cropped
out at local meetings and those on the
Inside have long predicted a rupture,
and it has come. At a meeting last
week, Mrs. R oa t resigned her office as
president of the Hamllne union on ac
count of her duties in connection with
the rescue work, and at a called meet
ing held at Hamline Monday, the union
decided to return the rescue work to
the citizens league. The alleged reason
is that the union has not the funds to
carry on the work.
Mrs. Rich, the present president of
the union, was seen yesterday at her
home at Hamllne and said that there
was no trouble at all in connection
with the rescue work. The union simply
felt that It could not spare the funds
necesaarv toward the furthering of
Its interests. The members felt that
they should work along the lines for
which they had organized rather than
undertake work they could not do jus
tice to. So far as the financial side of
the work is concerned it would seem
that the dollar a month promised by
each union toward the rescue league,
is all there is to, 'it. However, this may
not be so.
At the meeting of Somerset union
yesterday, the matter was not ment
ioned at all until the arrival of a re
porter and then all questions on the
subject, the . women professed entire
Ignorance. And all agreed that it was
a matter the Hamllne union should set
tle alone and. that any action the local
unions should take in the matter would ,
only injure the cause.
The Willard 'W; C. T. U. also met
yesterday afterrttjon, but took no act
ion in the maftter of the rescue league
work. One of the members was asked
what the trouble was between Mrs.
Root and the W . C. T. U.s and she re
.. plied, that thefe* was no particular
trouble, and What there was, they
didn't want the newspapers to mention.
"Has the Hamllne W. C. T.U. repud
iated Mrs. Root?" she was asked.
"Oh no, the Hamline W. C. T. U.
has not repudiated her, but they have
simply drawn oat of the work. The
trouble with "Mrs .! Root is that she is
too bossy; You know in what sense we
use that word. Mrs. Root is too arbi
trary and none of the- unions .like the
-way .n which. she says. and does some
things. She Is too outspoken: We do not
Hke -that. 'Still, we thi_k she.. is sincere
and that she can accomplish good. But^
unless we can get her to -temper down"
a little, I suppose something will have
to be done. Of course she was ambit
ious to become district president so that
she could unite the state work and the
local work. But she was defeated for
that in a way ,1 do not think was
just fair. However, she has the sup
port of the city unions, I think, if she
will only bepome less aggressive and
when she has things to say and peo
ple to talk about, If she will do so with
a little more consideration than she
has shown up to this time everything
will go along nicely."
The Christian Citizens league, of
which . W. L, Wilson is president, does
not fa-tend to take up the work as a
league; but thinks it too, important to
drcp altogether and has appointed W.
L. Wilson and G. L. Coh_ey'6n a com
mittee to form a committee to see what*
can be done toward keeping the rescue
league up. The Hamline union 'took' the
work up March 15, and.. .carried. -it to
July 20. In that length of time $134.92
passed into the treasury of the lerague
and of that the Hamline union con
tributed $71.28, leaving a balance of
$63.64 which came from the town peo
ple mostly from the churches. The lea
gue Is at present in debt $20 for rent,
which will be paid in a very few days
by the Hamline women. Aside from this
the league dosi 'not owe one cent of
money. Since '^.rch the league has
handled about,; 23 cases, out of which
only three of-uthe women have been
known to go tta<_c to their lives. The
home is in ex.fellerit condition, and its
greatest recorflh-— dation is the fact
that those whb fla, Ye" once been in its
shelter are gl&d .to cbme back agailn.
The cash rucking expenses for the
menth average-' labout $35.
Mrs. Root wS» seen last evening, but
had little to s_*y about the matter. She
says that the Ham'llhe union has done
noble work for tjhe league. Beyond
this she would ho* commit herself.
The trouble lit seems began during
the recent district election, and has
been brewing 'among certain of the
members of th. unions ever since. It
seems to be a' "matter of pure jealousy
among a few of the members of the
city unions Mrsr Roots work has been
hard and well done and her
services have be'-n given gratis.
The Somerst union held a large meet
ing yesterday at the home of Mrs.
Teeple, on Central Park Place. Three
packages of papers have been received
from the Church Standard Publishing
company, Cincinnati, as temperance
literature. The Flower mission day will
be observed In August some time. The
cigarette law will soon be ready to
distribute. Mrs. C. B. Teeple was ap
pointed to assist Mrs. L. J. HIII the new
state superintendent of State Fair
work New members taken in were
Mrs. Addle Bixbv Upham, Mrs. Eliza
beth Naefie and F. H. Sickles. The St.
Paul Common"? request for the loan of
sheets during the encampment was
granted. The delegates for the prison
Sunday work, were appointed as fol
lows: Mrs. H. W. Phillips, and Mrs.
TJpham. This committee will meet Sat
urday next at Quinby ft Abbott's, and
make up 30 bouauets to take to Still
water Sunday. The work of .the mat
ron at the depot, Mrs. Mitchell, was
made mention of as the union ls great
ly pleased with her. The annual meet
ing comes nex-t, when officers will be
6_ _C t _"__•
At the meetijsg o. the Willard W. C.
T. U. held at", the. home of Mrs. St.
Peters. Mrs. Sirrpkins was elected a
delegate to the afl.wer mission at Still
water. It watf' _i__ded to have some
ladies in attendance at the headquar
ters during the G. A. R. encampment.
A vote of thanks-.to the trutees of the
Westminster chfu rch for the use of the
building for the services last Sunday
night was passed.
The Poppl-M- • 1.00 Toor»
Include round trip from Twin Cities
via Great Northern line and tour of the
lake on big steamer.
Will Make Improvement*.
The Poplar River Improvement company filed
articles of incorporation with the secretary of
state yesterday. "__• capital stock is $60,000
and the incorporators John H. Younker, John
F. and Abel H. Dufur. A. W. Sanborn and
Alfred Brace, all of Ashland.
Articles were also filed by the Cloquet Iron
Mining company, the members of which are
Joseph and Richard M. Sell wood. Wm. L.
Brown, Arthur C, Ely and Henry O. Dalton.
Do \o < Forget
The one dollar tours on the Great
Northern railway. Include round trip
to Mlnnetonka and tour on the l&ke of
SOUJ.D |AO]iE¥ CLUB
IS THE WAME OF AW. ORGANIZA
TION FOR*.rKI» IJf ST.
OPPOSED TO FREE SILVER.
JI DGK C. B. _9_A_«I_RAU ELECTED
PRESIDENT AMD SENATOR
OOFT OF C_*-\STI*I_TIO_f ADOPTED
Proposed to Secure AHcnbly Hall
for I'ormuu. Nt Headqearten
to Reach the Manaea .
At a meeting of. voters and business
men who are opposed to the free coin
age of silver held at the chamber of
commerce last evening, the Sound
Money Club of St. Paul was organized
with the avowed intention of literally
carrying the war Into Egypt and com
batting the white metal idea, tooth
and nail, regardless of previous party
The officers of the organization are:
President, Judge C. E. Flandrau; sec
retary, E. H. Ozmun. The following
constitution was adopted:
The name of this organization shall be
the -Sound Money Club of St. Paul, Minne
The object of this club shall be the dis
semination of sound money doctrine without
reference to political party affiliation.
Any voter in the state of Minnesota is
eligible to membership in this club who is
opposed to the free coinage of silver as
enunciated in the financial plank in the
platform adopted July 9, 1896, at Chicago,
111., and who believes in maintaining the
honor and credit of the United States.
The officers of this club shall be a presi
dent, fourteen vice presidents, one from each
ward in the city of St. Paul and three from
the county of Ramsey outside of the city of
St. Paul; a secretary, whose salary shall be
fixed by the executive committee; a treas
urer, and an executive committee consist
ing of seven members, and the president and
secretary of this club shall be ex officio
members of the executive committee. All
of the officers of this club before mentioned
shall be elected by the members of this club
at a regular meeting thereof, except as here
in otherwise provided.
The executive committee shall have charge
generally of the affairs of this club, and
four members thereof shall constitute a
quorum for the transaction of business. It
shall make its ojwn rules and hold meetings
at such time and places as it shall determine,
and a meeting may be called at any time
by Its chairman, and must be called by him
when requested by two members in writing.
This committee shall have power to fill all
vacancies in its own number, or any of the
officers of this club. The executive com
mittee is authorized to adopt such by-laws
for the use of the club as it may deem nec
The regular meetings of this club shall be
held on Tuesday of each week at such place
and time as the executive committee • may
hereafter determine, and general notice in
the newspapers shall be deemed sufficient.
Ten members shall constitute* a quorum for
the transaction of business.
Any voter is eligible ta membership in
this club by signing the constitution.
This constitution may be amended at any
general meeting of this club by a vote of
■ two-thirds of those present.
In order to comply with the provision
of the constitution requiring officers to
administer the affairs of the club in ad
dition to those elected last evening a
special committee, consisting of Thomas
Cochran, Richards Gordon, Gustav
Scholle, Kenneth Clark and Moses E.
Clapp was appointed to select mem
bers of the club for vice presidents in
accordance with the constitution and
to report nominations at the next meet
Whe last night's meting was called
to order it was generally understood
that a sound money organization was
to be perfected. The situation had
been thoroughly discussed at a meeting
held for that purpose a week ago, a
report of which appeared in the Globe,
and so when the supporters of the
movement had taken their seats Sen
ator Ozmun presented a constitution
which had been prepared and moved
its adoption. The document was read,
section by section, when it was unan
imously accepted with a few minor
changes which had been suggested.
Judge Flandrau was then selected pres
ident by acclamation, as was Senator
Ozmun to the office of secretary.
In accepting his office Judge Flan
drau delivered a strong address in sup
port of the object of the club, during
the course of which he stated that to
preserve the honor and credit of the
country it was the duty of every sound
money man to affiliate with the organ
ization and help carry its mission to
a successful fulfillment. Judge Flan
drau said that he was a life long Dem
ocrat and that he had never voted for
a Republican in his life, not even when
his party was disrupted by the nomina
tion of Horace Greeley, but that in the
present crisis he had no other alterna
tive than to repudiate the free silver
doctrine espoused by the Democratic
party and vote for McKinley, the candi
date for sound money, Republican
though he was. This the newly elected
president stated was the course he in
tended to pursue, and he not only
counseled every other true Democrat to
do, but declared It to be the duty of
those concerned in the perpetuity of
national honor and permanence. The
speaker's concluding statement that in
pursuance with his convictions he pro
posed to. do all in his power to dispel
the fallacies of free silver and to di
rect his energies toward aiding in the
election of a sound money candidate
at the coming presidential election was
reeived with the most enthusiastic ap
During a discussion regarding the
club's place of meeting, C J. Berryhill
suggested that if war was to be waged
against the white metal the place to
carry on the fight was among those
who championed it, and that the proper
place In which to conduct the club's
discussions v?aa at Labor hall where
those of opposing belief could attend
the meetings and be brought out into
the light of sound money doctrine. The
suggestion was considered opportune
and one' which, if carried out would
greatly assist In the furtherence of
the alms of the club and a committee
was appointed to secure Labor hall for
There was about the same number
present as were at the meeting a week
Book From the Rockies.
William Towle, who left for the Rocky
mountains recently with Walter Gillette and
Charles Bunker, ls home. He left his friends
on upper lake McDonald, where they are
enjoying great sport. Fishing is excellent
and bears lend variety to the amusements
of the party. The others will return In a
Is the time to purify your blood and fortify your
system against the debilitating effects of warm
weather. For this take
The best— ln fact the One True Blood Purifier.
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1 iuuu a mis ukt| t0 operate. 25c.
Pushing and Shoving
No hard luck stories. This year so far is a record
breaker at the big store. Treadweli prices are heard all
Mr lie woi Misses' I. i Hen's ion acs !
All the SL SO and $2.00 Shoes go this week at. . . f)BC
All our $1.50 and $2.00 Ladies' Low Tan Shoes QQf-t
Men's Fine Tan Shoes.
Our entire stock of Hand-Sewed Shoes, noth- fl*Q EA
ing* reserved; this week _(^te__i«_P %s
Men's Russian Calf Tan Shoes, regular price flj <fl M A
$3.00, now 91i40
Men's Tan Shoes $1.48
Ladies' Low Shoes, all sizes 50 Cents
Ladies' High Bicycle Boots $1.98
Men's and Boys' Best Quality Tennis Shoes 50 Cents
Men's Tennis Shoes, sizes 8 to 11 19 Cents
in Boys' and Children's Shoes.
White Bros.' Russia Cream, the best Tan Polish; regular price,
25 cents. Our price this week, 2 Cents; how foolish!
129 and 131 East Seventh Street.
of Interest to Those
In and Out of Politics.
Also a Compendium of Useful
Facts and Figures.
Post Yourself on Politics.
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CONTRACT WORK-SEWER ON MARSH
Office of the Board of Public Works,
City of St. Paul, Minn., July 18, 1896.
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
Public Works in and for the corporation of
the City of St. Paul, Minnesota, st their of
fice in said city, until 2 p. m. on the 30th
day of July, A. D. 1896, for the construction
of a sewer on Marshall avenue, from Fair
view avenue lo Wheeler avenue, in said
city, according to plans and specifications
on file in the office of said Board.
A bond with at least two (2) sureties, in a
sum of at least twenty (SO) per cent, or a
certified check on a bank of St. Paul in a
sum of at least ten (10) per cent of the gross
amount bid must accompany each bid. Said
check shall be made payable to tbe Clerk of
The said Board reserves the right to re
ject any and all bids.
Official: R. L. GORMAN,
JOHN C. MUELLER, President.
Clerk Board of Public Works.
SCHOOL* AND COLLEGE!..
ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY
For young ladies and children, conducted by
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X_e Directress, St. Joseph's Academy
St. Paul, ________
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