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OFFICES 29 SOUTH FOURTH STU GET.
The summer school at the university en
tered upon its second week yesterday with
nearly 1,200 attendants enrolled.
Ole Berge has begun an action for divorce
from Christina Berge. He wedded her when
she was sixteen years of age, he was thirty
two, and she deserted him.
The city board of equalization decided to
set aside Tuesday as an occasion upon which
the committee from the Taxpayers' league
will be given a special hearing.
The press feeders In a large number of the
Job printing establishments of Minneapolis
went out on a strike yesterday morning. The
trouble is one of hours and wages.
Schedules in the assignment of the Minne
apolis Supply association shows assets of
$-1,334.25. The liabilities foot up $29,873.68.
A. Benton, of Minneapolis, is the largest
creditor, with $6,000 borrowed money owing
Charles Anderson was arraigned in the
municipal court on a charge of burglary. He
is charged with stealing a number of articles
from a South side barber shop. The case was
set for 9 o'clock this morning, bail being
fixed at $300.
Funeral services for Bernard Bachner will
take place from his late residence, 60 West
ern avenue, this afternoon at 2 o'clock, and
at Harmonia hall under the auspices of the
Harmonia society and Robert Brum lodge,
I. O. O. F., at 3 o'clock.
The consideration of the application from
the Omaha Railroad company to the board
of equalization for the reduction of taxes,
was laid over until an opinion regarding the
matter can be had from City Attorney Simp
son. All other railway matters were laid over
until Tuesday at 10:30 o'clock.
C. A. Berry was the name given by a grey
haired man of fifty years, who was locked up
in the central station by Detective Hoy, on a
charge of vagrancy. Berry is alleged to be
an old time Chicago crook, too dangerous to
be at liberty in the community.
The Union ex-prisoners of war will meet
at the Y. M. C. A. Wednesday evening, Aug.
1-. 12, to discuss questions relating to the com
ing national encampment. The boys will be
entertained by the ladies of Abraham Lincoln
Circle, G. A. R., who will serve a banquet.
John Kelley, fifteen years old, was ar
raigned in the municipal court yesterday
morning charged with the burglary of Mary
E. Dunn's residence, 1806 Sixteenth avenue
r south. The boy asked for an examination and
it was set for tomorrow morning, pending
which the lad was held in $200 bail.
Susan Le Claire, a resident at the poor farm
for eight years, died Saturday, after having
lived more than ninety years. She was a
well known character at the farm, and was
called "the grandmother" by all the Inmates
and regular visitors. She had no relatives
living so far as known, and the county will
take charge of the funeral.
At the meeting of the board of park com
missioners yesterday afternoon the request
of the trades and labor council to hold th©
annual Labor day picnic at Minnehaha was
granted. The petition of the L. G. Thompson
. Scenic Railway Co. to operate the feature
™ at Lake Harriet was referred to the com
mittee on shore rights and privileges and tho
attorney for the board.
Mrs. Mary Husley, residing at 1720 Nicol
let avenue, had her leg fractured at an early
hour yesterday morning by being kicked by
a horse. Mr. Husley is a railroad man; his
wife drives him to his work every morning.
Yesterday morning the horse became frac
tious, and Mrs. Husley, trying to quiet him,
was kicked. She was taken to her home in
the central patrol wagon.
John P. Judge Assaulted at Minne
S John P. Judge, a young man employed aa
hasher at the Columbia restaurant, lies at
the city hospital a sufferer from head, facial
and bodily injuries received in an unprovoked
melee at a dance at Minnehaha Falls early
Sunday morning. Judge had gone to the falls
early in the evening to attend a dance to be
held there, at which he was to officiate as
floor manager. While engaged in that capac
ity he had occasion to ask a small crowd of
the male dancers to be less noisy, when they
took exception to his remarks and a row fol
lowed, in which Judge was brutally beaten.
His injuries consisted of bruises about his
head and face and a dislocated shoulder He
was brought to the city hospital, and was
resting easy last evening.
FRIGHTFULLY BROKEN UP.
Andrew McDonald's Fall Was Neces
Coroner Kistler yesterday decided to hold
an inquest over the remains of Andrew Mc-
Donald, the fireman who fell to his death
rrom the Hale block addition while endeav
oring to find his room late Sunday night.
The jury was impaneled yesterday morning
md the investigation will be conducted at the
county morgue today at 11 o'clock. The re
mains were subjected to a post-mortem ex
amination by Drs. Ringnell and Dutton. The
Injuries were extensive and necessarily fatal
at the time. There was a bad fracture of the
skull. All the ribs of the right side of the
rbody were broken, and pieces had pierced
the heart, lungs and liver. The two last
named organs were frightfully lacerated.
No Quorum There.
The Library Board met yesterday, only to
adjourn till Friday morning at 9 o'clock, there
not being a quorum present. The monthly
salaries will be paid as usual. The financial
report was handed in, and the expenses and
receipts for the last six months were as fol
lows: Balance, Jan. 1, $11,186.94; tax re
ceipts (1886), $42,698.59; delinquent tax receipts
$8,715.05; ether receipts, $2,477.81; total
$65,077.81. Expenses to July 6, $31,908.08; in
treasury, Aug. 1, $33,169.31.
At the meeting Friday the matter of send
ing Librarian Hosmer to the National Li
brarian convention at Cleveland will be dis
Storm Scattered Silverltes.
A meeting was held last evening at 929
Twentieth avenue north to discuss bimetallism
with a view to organizing a club along those
lines. About 200 people responded. E. A.
Wllkins was appointed chairman and Irving
Pratt secretary. H. D. Stocker, Jr., secretary
gave a brief eppigrammatic review or the ar
guments for free silver and was liberally ap
plauded. Prof. T. J. Keating followed with
an address on the same subject. The ap
<\ proach of a storm dispersed the audience be
fore formal action could be taken in regard
to a future organization.
Hard Knot to Untie.
The county board of equalization met yes
terday, but was unable to complete its busi
ness. An adjournment was therefore taken
until this morning, when it is hoped that the
difficulties surrounding the lake region can
be settled. F. R. Hubachek was before the
board asking for a reduction from the as
sessment of $17,000 on the Gibson tract at
Hotel St. Louis, but the members of the
board reminded him that not long ago Mr
Gibson wanted to sell the piece to the county
for several hundred thousand, and they didn't
*" c.c how they could lower it. several other
points will be passed upon today.
End of Life.
Mrs. Clarrissa L. Males died yesterday
afternoon at her residence, 8379 Irving ave
nue south. The deceased was a member of
the First Baptist church, and had just re
turned to the city after a visit to the City of
Mexico, where she has spent considerable
time of late, together with her daughter
The funeral will take place this evening at
6:30 from the residence, and friends and mem
bers of the W. R. C. of Morgan post are
Invited to attend. The interment will be
Grocers Coming to Minneapolis.
Minneapolis is to have the National Grocers'
association convention next year, though the
local association was in comparative ignor
ance of the fact until last evening, having
never asked their delegate for a report of the
last convention. At the next meeting ways
and means of entertaining the convention will
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EX-COUNTY SURVEYOR PLIMMER
SUCCUMBS TO AN ATTACK
LURLINE CLUB IS NO MORE.
NOTED ROWING ORGANIZATION,
AFTER BRIEF REVIVAL, AGAIN
FIREMAN M'DONALD'S FALL.
Coroner Will Hold an Inquest To
day to Investigate — News of
County Surveyor Frank Plummer
died at his residence, 2131 Girard
avenue north, at 6 o'clock this morning.
Mr. Plummer had been ill but two
weeks, but it became apparent almost
from the first day of his sickness that
the disease, pneumonia, which had be
come fastened upon him, would prove
fatal, hence his death has been daily
expected for over a week. A steady
improvement last week gave his
friends strong hopes. He leaves a wife
and three children, Brooks, Helen and
a baby a little over a year old.
Frank Plummer was born In Brook
lyn township in 1854. He worked on the
farm until his seventeenth year, when
he came to Minneapolis and secured
employment in the city engineer's office.
After a few years' work in that de
partment he set up in business for
himself, and in 1880 was elected sur
ve.yer of Hennepin county. He was re
elected in 1882 and when his term ex
pired resumed his private business. He
was elected again to the oflice in '92
and in '94, and at the time of his
death was serving his last year.
MINNEAPOLIS ROWING CLUB.
The Lurllnes Pass Quietly Into His
The Lurllnes are of the past. Yesterday at
a meeting at the Commercial club it was
voted to reorganize and call the new club
the Minneapolis Rowing club. A large at
tendance of the old members of the Lurlines
was on hand. Enthusiasm and excitement ran
high. All were interested, and, with a few
exceptions, the proposed plan of reorganiza
tion went through with a rush. It is now
proposed to have a rowing club that will
represent Minneapolis and not the private
interests of Individuals.
The idea is to Invite the Elks, Commercial
club and the Press club to contribute mem
bers who will Join crews, to be under the
name of their club organization, and contest
for medals, which will be furnished by the
Minneapolis Rowing club. In this way it
ls expected to make an immense amount of
enthusiasm and excite the interest of the
leading sportsmen in the city. Four or five
regattas will be held every year, and as
soon as the men develop the form to war
rant it, crews will be sent to the large na
tional meeting and an effort made to secure
a national reputation, and make the name
of the Minneapolis Rowing club known to all
rowing men in the country.
The plan of reorganization includes the
resignation of the old officers and directors
and the election of new men to take their
places. The prices of the membership fee
in the new club will be low enough to In
clude every one to whom a large fee would
be an obstacle to joining. The street rail
way company has expressed Ha willingness
to do what they can to encourage the new
club, and will furnish music for all the re
gattas held at Lake Harriet. By having the
regattas at Lake Harriet, it ls thought the
interest will be greater and the members
will have more time to devote to practice.
As the old club has one of the finest pieces
of property in the country, and has an un
usually large amount of fine boats, both
doubles and fours, its advantages will be
readily seen by all. One of the features
of the reorganization will be the withdrawal
from all outside associations, and for the
present to have their interest entirely local.
A committee of five was appointed at the
meeting to have the plan of reorganization
typewritten, and in a few days to begin the
canvass for new members.
LIKE TO THE BEAVERS.
Street Improvement Forces Working
Hard on Thoroughfares.
The street Arabs, that Is, the several gangs
responsible for the woeful condition of down
town thoroughfares, resumed work yester
day morning and made good progress during
the day. Contractor Ayers, who is looking
after the street without ear tracks, confined
his labors to Fifth street, the right hand side
of which has been concreted to Fourtk ave
nue south. This morning work on the left
side of the street will begin at First avenue.
When this piece is finished Mr. Ayers ex
pects to start in on Fourth street, between
Hennepin and First avenue south.
The Warren-Scharf people were working
yesterday on Sixth street, between First ave
nue south and Nicollet, and continuing the
work of cementing the rails on First ave
nue, having proceeded as far as the post
office with this work.
The telephone people are getting along well
in their work, and are keeping out of the
way of everybody. The street railway com
pany is pushing work on First avenue as
rapidly as possible, as well as at Washington
and Hennepin and Washington and First
TIME LIMIT EXTENDED.
Entries for the Prise K. P. Drill May
Be Made to Aug-. 20.
The small but industrious band of workers
in the K. P. executive committee met at Pyth
ian headquarters yesterday and mapped out
more hard work in connection with the forth
coming encampment. The time limit on en
tries for the prize drill was extended until
Aug. 20, to accommodate a number of com
mands which are a trifle slow in declaring
their intentions to participate.
The committee has found that more ground
is absolutely needed at Camp Yale, and this
morning a delegation, headed by Mayor Pratt,
will call on owners of contiguous property and
endeavor to secure its use during the en
W. N. Brackett was appointed general sup
erintendent of affairs, and will therefore have
general charge of the camp and other matters
pertaining to the encampment.
It was decided to hold the prize drills Sept.
2, 3 and 4 at the new base ball park.
Appropriate resolutions touching the death
of Gen. F. S. McDonald were adopted.
Likes the Outlook for the Initiative
Eltweed Pomeroy, president of the National
Initiative and Referendum league, Is in the
city. He was at the Populist convention in
St. Louis, and since that has visited Will
iam J. Bryan in his home at Lincoln. Mr.
Pomeroy is much pleased at the attitude of
the Populists in regard to his pet reform
measure. He says:
"The general public now understands so
thoroughly what the initiative and referen
dum movement means that no explanation is
necessary to the average voter. We want
the people by petition to have the right to
Initiate or introduce legislation, and we want
the laws approved by tbe legislature referred
to tbe people for indorsement or rejection be
fore becoming operative.
"We do not tie to any special party. Wo
are with any one that will accept our one
plank. In the face, however, of the free sil-
THE SAINT PAUL GLOBE. TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 188-S.
ver agitation it is very gratifying to me to
find the people most prominent in this agita
tion, willing to work for the adoption of the
initiative and referendum."
Mr. Pomeroy will stay in Minneapolis a
day or two and confer with prominent labor
and free silver representatives.
"Running for the Bottle" a Great
Feature of "Wedding Ceremonies.
Cynthiana (Ky.) Democrat.
Mr. Wes B. Smith writes to the Dem
ocrat of the last time that he atended
a wedding where running for the bottle
was a feature. Of course, in these de
generate days a wedding is not neces
sary to precipitate a chase for the
receptacle, but an account of the for
mer custom may not be uninteresting.
The practice was in vogue among the
aristocracy of England as far back
as the sixteenth century. It was hand
ed down to America through the early
colonists, but has long since been out
of date here.
The last chase of the kind, says Mr.
Smith, that was performed in this sec
tion occurred in Nov., 1836, at the wed
ding of Emanuel Mann, father of Judge
Russell Mann, of Paris, and Ellen
Snodgrass, daughter of David Snod
grass, afterward county judge of Har
rison. The groom is still living, now
in his eighty-second year, at Millers
burg. Emanuel was the son of Peter
Mann, a Nicholas county farmer of
considerable wealth and intelligence,
and, of course, Ellen was a young lady
of prominence. So, then, the wedding
was quite "swell."
As the custom was, on the morning
of the wedding the guests assembled
at the home of the bride to await the
coming of the bridegroom and his at
tendants. About one-half hour before
the expected arrival three of the young
er gentlemen, Messrs. David Henry,
Jack Barrett and "Long" Sam "Van
Hook, equipped with whip and spur,
mounted their snorting steeds and pre
pared for the race. Off they went, cat
gut and steel plying upon the horses'
sides, over fences, over ditches, through
the fields, across the meadows— on they
raced to meet the bridegroom. At last
the bridal procession was sighted, the
"best man" riding in front and hold
ing in view the much-prized bottle of
whisky. The race then assumed fresh
proportions. Faster flew the steeds.
Thicker grew the dust behind them.
Now Barrett is in front. Over the
next jump "Long" Sam leads by a
nose. Henry leads at the next Jump.
Now all are together. Down the
straight they come as one team. The
riders are whipping for their lives.
One more lash! One more stride! A
supreme effort! And Jack Barrett cap
tured the bottle.
Now Jack has won the right to head
the procession. Proudly riding in front
shaking the bottle above his head iii
the pride of supremacy, he guides the
way to the bridal parlor, and the cere
mony is ended.
The bottle, surrounded by a gay ar
ray of accouterments, with exquisite
floral decorations of mint, was proudly
stationed on the sideboard all the live
long day, that he who would might
partake of its contents without let or
Mr. Smith adds that no one so far
forgot himself as to imbibe too freely.
Mr. Snodgrass was a preacher in the
Christian church, and a model of
piety. Though the bottle was master
of the occasion, the preacher vetoed all
efforts on the part of the younger
folks to dance, play "Old Sister Phoe
be," or even play "Pleased or Dis
Caravans Are Frequently Led Astray
by the Wonderful Mirages.
While we stayed at Murat Wells my
companions and myself received many
kindly attentions from the courteous
and hospitable Ababdeh sheiks. They
supplied us, among other things, with
the most delicious mutton, which was
not what one would expect to And in
this heart of the desert, where not a
blade of grass grows. I was told that
the Arabs procure these sheep on the
Red sea coast, and drive them up to
Murat from Helaib, a distance of 260
miles as the crow flies.
While talking over various routes
with the Ababdeh we realized how in
timate is their knowledge of the desert.
Their Journeys are by no means con
fined to those regular tracks, radiating
from Murat, which I described in an
other letter. One can engage guides at
Murat who will take one direct to any
place one may like to mention on the
Red sea shore or on the Nile bank. They
know every well and pool of the des
ert, and the amount of water it can
At the same time these guides are
not infallible, and occasionally they
miss the wells for which they are mak
ing, and perish of thirst. Abd el Azim
told us that the mirages, which are so
frequent and so deceptive in the Nu
bian desert, are the chief cause of these
mistakes. The landmarks by which
the guides direct their course become
invisible, or are distorted and unrec
ognizable, while sometimes the ghost
of some familiar rock or tree — possibly
many leagues away and In a totally
different direction — rises out of the des
ert to draw the unfortunate traveler
to his destruction. The sheik said that
within his own memory ninety of the
best Ababdeh guides had thus lost their
way and died in the desert.
These Ababdeh are a most interest
ing people with whom to converse when
they become communicative. Travel
ing as they do all over the desert b.
tween the Red sea and the Nile, and
being in constant communication with
their friends in the Soudan and else
where, they have a very accurate
knowledge of all that is going on
throughout an immense tract of coun
try. An Ababdeh carries in hi. head
a map of a great part of Africa, and lt
is difficult to mention a place within
his ken whose situation and distance he
cannot roughly lay down.
The information of our friends, the
shieks, extended to the Congo Free
State and to Uganda, and they knew
all the details of the Italian campaign
in Abyssinia. They told us some
strange stories concerning recent
events in that country, which it is
expedient not to repeat until they have
been confirmed. They said, by the
way, that many European officers were
leading the troops of Menelek; they
were quite certain of this, and assured
us that they had this news from
sources of information absolutely
trustworthy. They also spoke of the
rifles and ammunition which had been
landed in quantities at certain Red sea
ports and thence carried by caravans
into Abyssinia, some of which most
probably will reach the dervishes, to
be used against us in the coming cam
Disease and the Elements.
HAVANA, Aug. 3.— A wind storm at San
Luis, province of Santiago de Cuba, has de
molished the barracks there, killing two
guerrillas outright and burying seven others
under the ruins. Five persons were killed by
An epidemic of smallpox prevails at Guan
abacoa and is spreading.
Eugene Field's Estate.
CHICAGO. Aug. 3.— An inventory of the
estate of the late Eugene Field has been filed
and approved in the probate court. There i«=
no real estate belonging to the estate but
there is an equity of $1,000 in the house and
let. at Buena Park, which is worth $11 500
- e _£? sh 15e,0n "5 in g to the estate amount
to ?100; goods, furniture and books. SS 503
and royalties received, $3,80.. Among ' the
household effects are a Gladstone axe and a
Jefferson Davis chair.
PLAYED THE \Wnl
CARVER AND WAIDNER DEFEAT
JAYNE AND COOK IN THE
GAME CIO. ELY CONTESTED.
CHICAGO TEAM THUS CAPTURES
THE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
FOR THE SEASON
BELDEN OUTPLAYS MYERS.
He Now Stands Ready to Meet Neel
In a Contest for Champion
Carver and Waidner vs. Jayne and Cook,
champion doubles, 4-6, 1--16, 6-4, 6-0.
Belden vs. Myers, final singles, 6-3, 7-5,
Prettier exhibition of tennis was
never put up in local courts than char
acterized the closing matches of the
Northwestern tennis tournament at
Hotel Lafayette, concluding yesterday
afternoon. That honors are even at
the end, that a Chicago team holds the
championship for '96, and that a Minne
apolis player won out in the finals,
is cause for pleasant congratulations
all around. The tournament finished
yesterday with everything played to a
conclusion with a possible exception of
a consolation game. It ended in the
happiest manner, and both the home
and visiting players are well enough
content. That the tournament has been
very successful, has been the opinion
of all cracks, and some of the tennis
has been beyond criticism. As things
resulted in the closing day, Carver and
Waidner, the popular Chicago team,
are champion doubles of the Northwest
until the year rolls round again, while
George K. Belden is winner of first
prize singles, and stands ready to meet
Carr Neel, the present champion, any
time Neel comes up to play. The two
matches which gave these several hon
ors occupied the whole of yesterday
afternoon, beginning promptly at 3
o'clock and continuing until 7:30. The
doubles were called first and there en
sued In time, one of the most remark
able sets of tennis, ever played in any
The match was finished in four sets
of which Carver and Waidner won the
last three, while Jayne and Cook took
the first. The second set was the long
est on record In the Northwestern as
sociation, and required 34 games be
fore the Chicago men finally won
There were 60 games in the match,
with a total of 400 points, and required
1 hour 52 minutes to play. At the
end of the set, the doubles rested for
half an hour. In the meantime the
finals in the singles were called. Four
sets were also played in this set. Belden
winning the first two, Meyers the
second, and Belden the last. Should
Neel not make an effort to meet Belden
and defend his championship, the Min
neapolis player will hold the title of
champion by the other's forfeit.
Yesterday's play brought the tourna
ment to a brilliant close, with the two
matches in the afternoon, a heavy
rain in the early morning, followed by
a baking sun, put the courts in con
dition to accept the roller, and when
play was called, were in fine shape.
It was the hottest afternoon there has
been yet. The wind that had prevailed
during the early day died away, and
left the courts and surroundings green,
exposed to the sun. Hardly a breath
of air was moving to make playing or
sitting in the sun at all comfortable,
but interest in the games, even though
the day was sizzling, could not keep
away the people, and while there was
not the same crowd as saw Saturday's
match, there were several hundred per
sons on the edges of the court to ap
plaud their favorites. The spectators
were rewarded with a splendid ex
hibition, and the chairs were not de
serted until the very end, notwith
standing the lateness of the hour. It
was fully 7:30 when the last point for
Belden was scored.
MICHIGAN FOREST FIRES.
Dry Weather Causes Serious Con
flagrations in the Pines.
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., Aug. 3.— Much
damage is being done by forest fires in this
vicinity. This afternoon Gladys, a station
eight miles from here on the South Shore
road, was wiped out and its residents had to
flee for their lives. Brlmley was threatened
with destruction, and may have been wiped
out by this time. Scores of farmers have
lost their hogs and have barely escaped with
their lives. The regular South Shore passen
ger train out this afternoon was compelled
to return, owing to the Intense heart, and
smoke. Several of the passengers fainted
before the train got out of the Are belt. No
rain has fallen for weeks, and everything
on the ground 1b dry as tinder. Unless it
rains soon there will be a vast amount of
timber destroyed and other damage done.
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WILL LECTURE BRYAN.
Governor Stone Will Make the Noti
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Aug. 3.—
Senator White, of California, has dele
gated to Gov. Stone, of Missouri, the
honor of notifying W. J. Bryan of his
nomination for president of the United
States, at Madison Square Garden on
next Tuesday. Gov. Stone received a
telegram from Senator Stephen White,
of California, today, stating that it
would be impossible for him to make
the nominating speech and asking the
governor to accept the honor.
Gov. Stone said this evening that he
would like to have had more time to
prepare a speech of such importance.
"The speech will not be in the nature
of a campaign document," the gov
ernor said. "It is not customary. I
should say it would not take much
more room than half a newspaper col
umn. Mr. Bryan's speech of accep
tance will, of course, be used for cam
DEMOCRATIC CLUBS' CONVENTION.
It Will Be Called for Sept. 30, at St.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3.— Among the callers
at the Democratic congressional headquarters
today was Hon. Chauncey F. Black, the
president of -the association of Democratic
clubs. He comes for consultation with Chair
man Jones, of the national Democratic com
mittee, and Secretary Lawrence Gardner, of
the association, with respect to the work to
be done by the clubs in the coming campaign.
The second quadrennial convention of Demo
cratic clubs will convene at St. Louis on Sept.
30, and President Black will probably Issue
a call for the meeting tomorrow.
Gold Men In Rhode Island.
PROVIDENCE, R. 1., Aug. 3.-The gold
Democrats of Rhode Island this afternoon
adopted resolutions rejecting the Chicago
platform and its nominees, and inviting all
the Democrats and independent voters in the
state who are in sympathy with the move
ment for a gold standard to communicate
with the secretary in order that a meeting
may be held for more permanent organiza
tion. A committee will select delegates to
the convention in Indianapolis Aug. 7.
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When she was a Child.
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When she became Miss,
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Wb en she had Children,
She gave them Castoria.
RICHES TAKE WINGS.
Moore Brothers Fall for a Good
Deal of Money.
CHICAGO, Aug. 3.— The speculative deal in
Diamond Match and New York Biscuit stock
has come to an end. The Moore Bros, have
failed. The greatest speculation ever known
in Chicago has culminated In the failure of
the pople who were behind the deal. The Chi
cago stock exchange will adjourn at 10
o'clock tomorrow morning for an Indefinite
period. This action was decided upon at a
meeting held this evening at which were
present the members of the stock exchange
governing committee and a number of prom
inent capitalists. The meeting was .assem
bled formally after the announcement, which
was made late in the afternoon by James H.
Moore, that margin calls no longer could be
met. That announcement was made to a few
of the men most heavily interested and it
was thought best to call a meeting to discuss
the situation. Those who assembled discussed
the best means for restoring confidence, after
the shock which would be given to specula
tive circles by the announcement of the fail
ure. It was the general opinion that lt would
be the wisest possible move to close the stock
exchange for a period. The points were made
that nearly the entire business of the stock
exchange for a number of weeks has been in
Diamond Match and New York Biscuit; that
the closing of the exchange would interfere
only in the slightest degree with general
financial affairs and that the present was a
particularly opportune time owing to the fact
that the settlements in the July account had
Just been completed and there had been as
yet comparatively little trading in the August
accounts. The governing committee of the
stock exchange discussed the situation at
length and passed a resolution to adjourn the
exchange at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning in
The speculative deal of which the failure
in the culminat'on is by all odds the most
important in the history of Chicago stock ex
change affairs. It began early in this year.
The stock of the Diamond Match company
had been selling along 130 for quite a time
and there had been no special activity in the
market. Just prior to the Venezuela incident
the tip had gone out in inside circles that
there were to be some important European
developments in connection with Diamond
Match affairs and the buying of the stock
commenced by strong people. The Venezue
lan panic interfered with the speculation
and the stock dropped during the general
decline at the time to 115. From then the
rise started which is the most remarkable in
the history of the exchange. A strong group
of speculators headed by James H. Moore
and William H. Moore began buying the
stock. It^coved up with scarcely a halt. In
time came the announcement that the Dia
mond Match company had closed a contract
with the French government under which
the patents and the machines controlled by
the match company were to be sold to the
French government for a royalty of $100,000
a year. Negotiations were opened for the
formation of a new company in England.
A factory was equipped in Liverpool. Nego
tiations were also opened in Austria. Bel
gium and Italy. Calculations showing enor
mous profits to accrue made prices that had
at first looked extravagant seem cheap. The
shrewdest men in Chicago believed in the
The stock sold up as high as 248. The
Moores went through the break without the
slightest difficulty, and it was generally be
lieved that they had been glad to see the de
cline so that more stock might be accumula
ted. When the decline in stock markets gen
erally came, following the Democratic con
vention, the stock was selling at about 224.
The values of other securities tumbled day
after day, but Match was held steadily with
out so much as a. fractional decline. The
Moore's bought the stock with the confidence
that transpired confidence in others. The peo
ple who had the best information about the
company's prospects seemed to feel absolute
ly certain of the value of the security, and
prices were held through all the sharp fluc
tuations in other stocks. When the July ac
count came to be closed the carrying charges
for turning stocks Into the August account
were very large, so large that faith was
shaken in the existence of an extensive short
Today the stock was held with hardly a
waver at 222, but there was an outpouring of
long stock, which led the keen observers
of the market to fear that the load might
become too heavy, and the events later in the
afternoon proved that these fears were cor
I The deal in Diamond Match was only part •
jof this great speculative ODeration. The
Moore Brothers had organized the New York
Biscuit company several years ago after the
first great success of the Diamond Match
company. The panic of 1893 had hit the Bis
cuit company severely, as it did all other
industries and the stock was far below par.
, The success which was met wiith in a specu
j lative manipulation of Diamond Match led to
; a desire to see what could be done with New
I York Biscuit, and that stock was taken sev
eral months ago and advanced from 70 to
108; from that it dropped back to 92, and for
weeks was held close about that figure in
spite of the sharp declines in other securities.
The Moores have unquestionably purchased
an enormous line of New York Biscuit and
Diamond Match. The high price at which
Match has been selling makes the sum in
volved extremely large. The capital stock of
the Diamond Match company is $11,000,000,
and of the New York Biscuit, $9,000,000.
"William H. Moore, the senior member of
the firm, is at present in the East. James
H. Moore, who has- been the immediate active
manager of the speculative campaign, is in
Chicago, but tonight declared that he was not
yet in a position to make any statement as
to the amount Involved.
Which Is Now In the Market Seek
ing a Buyer.
Stowe House, long the home of the
ducal house of Buckingham, has been
placed in the hands of agents to be let
or sold. Many readers will remember
the place from Pope's often-quoted line
—"A work to wonder at— perhaps a
Stowe." "Others will recollect refer
ences to its glories in the writings of
Horace Walpole. Congreve and others
who have termed it an "Elysium." "lf
anything under paradise," wrote Pope
to Bolingbroke, "could set me beyond
all earthly cogitations, Stowe might do
it." Lord Chesterfield and Lord Chat
ham were as loud in its praises as Wal
In the present century Stowe has
more than once been the temporary
home of the exiled royal family of
France; and it is now offered "to be
let or sold owing to the death of the
Comte de Paris." Stowe belonged to
the canons of Osency, near Oxford, till
the Reformation, when the broad acres
of the estate were given, for a short
time, to Wolsey's great college at Ox
ford. Four centuries ago, in 1592, it
was conveyed to the Temples, one of
whom soon afterward erected there a
I mansion, which was enlarged by Lord
Cobham, through whom it passed to
j the Grenvilles, and so to the Dukes of
Buckingham. The estate having be
come involved in debt, the place was
dismantled in 1848, when the furniture
alone was sold by George Robins for
upward of £70,000. The last duke lived
again at Stowe, but after his death
the property passed Into female hands.
Some Idea of the size and grandeur
of Stowe may be formed from the fact
that its grand front is 900 feet in length.
Its gardens, roseries and collections of
foreign trees and shrubs are among the
finest in the kingdom, and so also are
Its statuary and sculpture, both Inside
the house and in the adjacent grounds;
and the Grecian and Italian temples
which diversify Its "Elysian Fields"
are full of classical inscriptions, chief
ly from the pens of scholars and states
men of the last century. The gardens
were originally laid out by Bridgeman,
but were largely altered and improved
by Kent and by "Capability" Brown.
"Which Are to Be Seen In the Sul
We entered a building consisting of
one long room, filled with treasure.
This is the Sultan's private museum.
,Here are collected and beautifully ar
ranged all the presents that he has re
ceived, as well as Innumerable valuable
objects that belonged to some of his
predecessors. Countless clocks and
watches, Inlaid armor, objects in jade,
caskets, wonderfully bound books, china
of all sorts, pictures, miniatures, jewel
ed ornaments of every kind, all so ar
ranged in their cases that one could
examine and enjoy them, a delightful
contrast to the Seraglio are heaped to
gether. One upright case contained four
dczen of the most perfect deep blue
Sevres plates, a present from the Em
peror Napoleon, sunk into velvet, 24
on each side of the stand. Each plate
was a picked and perfect specimen. The
right names were not always attached
to the objects, and we found a minia
ture painting which we recognized as
Lord Palmerston marked as the Prince
J We could have spent hours in ex- ]
amfrMifr everything, but time was lim
ited, 'And we were taken to the private
stables, still within the harem walls,
holding 12 of the most perfect Arabs,
used by the Sultan for riding and driv
ing in the park of Ylldiz. They were
all white or' gray. Of course, we saw no
degs anywhere — they are held of no
repute in the East; but I was told the
Sultan possesses a peculiarly fine breed
of white Angora cats, to which he is
devoted, and whose progeny he some
times gives to friends, but I saw none
of them. The only pet we saw was a
large cockatoo at the harem gate, who
uttered some unknown sounds — I sup
pose Turkish — as we passed.
A BAND-IT'S FATE.
Smoked His Pipe and Told the Hang
man to Do His "Work Well.
New York Sun.
Franz Csonka, a famous seventy
four-year-old brigand, was hanged re
cently for murder at Essegg, In Sla
venia. He smoked his pipe to the gal
lows, tapped the hangman on the
shoulder and said to him: "Do your
Job well; don't make a fool of yourself."
He was the most fearless of the band
of Rosza Sandor, with whom he com
mitted many robberies and murders in
the Bakonyer forests. They were cap
tured with difficulty twenty-five years
ago, when Csonka declared he would
confess to murders only, the rest being
merely child's play. He was sentenced
to twenty years' imprisonment, from
which he was released a year ago, but
soon after committed an unusually
atrocious murder, for which he was ex
ecuted. Rosza Sandor was sentenced
to imprisonment for life, and died in
jail ten years ago. In Hungary he
was never looked upon as a common
criminal, but rather as a hero of ro
mance. He was a handsome man, the
best horseman in Hungary, and a great
favorite with the women. Kossuth ap
pointed him leader of a corps of vol
unteers in 1849. His father was a brig
and like himself, belonging to the or
ganized bands, and preventing accusa
tions by fear of the vengeance of the
LITTLE MAX SAVED HIM.
How an Imiiecnnio_ Person Was
Rescued From a Very Embar
The young man in the Tuxedo was"
telling the old gentleman with the
green necktie stories about embarrass
ing situations, according to the New
"One of the most nerve-killing situa
tions in which I ever found myself,"
he said, "was out at the St. Louis con
vention. I had been playing poker on
the way out, and all I had left was 50
cents. I was hustling around to the
Planters' hotel, where some money was
waiting for me, when I met De Bings.
"'Hello, old chap!' I said, clutching
the 50-eent piece hard, to be sure that
I had it yet. 'I'm blamed glad to see
you. Come in and have a drink.'
"We fell into the nearest bar-room,
and, as we were about to order, a big
fellow struck De Bing3 on the back
and said that he had been looking for
him all day.
" 'Johnson,' said De Bings to me,
'permit me to present Capt. Marryatt.'
"I shook hanss with the big man, and
said that I was glad to see him, which
I wasn't just then.*
" 'I believe,' said De Bings, 'that a
proposition was made.'
" 'Seems to me there was,' I respond
ed. 'Just excuse me a moment, until
I run into the^Planters' and see Halli
" day. I*ll be right back.'
"Convention prices were reigning in
St. Louis.and I felt sure that fifty cents
wouldn't buy three drinks, unless the
big man took seltzer. He didn't look
like a selzer consumer, and whisky was
the reigning beverage. I was diving
around my pockets and found that in
stead of 50 cents I had 90 cents.
" 'This ls easy,' I said, and "jubilant
and elated, I started back, for I rea
soned that if I went to the hotel I could
not get back for ten or fifteen minutes
with more money, and my tardiness
would look rather strange.
"Well, sir, I found men lined up in
! front of that bar four deep, and De
| Bings was the center of the crowd. He
I dragged me into the vortex, and for
| two minutes I was being introduced to
i Jones, Smith and Robinson and all
I kinds of strange, long-whiskered and
j short-haired looking persons. They
j were all glad to meet me.
" 'I believe,' said De Bings, regarding
me with his eagle eye, 'that a proposi
tion was made.'
"My knees shook together, my tongue
clung to the roof of my mouth. 1 stag
j gered toward the bar.
" 'Yes,' said a little man on the edge
I of the crowd, 'there was, and I made it.'
"I could have hugged that man for
i joy, I didn't though. I said, 'Whisky,'
I and then got away as quick as I could
with due decorum."
Free Fare to the State Fair.
Read the Globe's offer in another
column. It tells you how to get both
free railroad fare and free admission
tickets to the Great Minnesota State
. No Power,
She sobbed violently.
"Villain!" she hissed, "I am in your
"My child," he answered sadly, "I haven't
got any. I am vice president of the United
The Amenities of Life.
"I hear Bilk has put up some new houses'
In your neighborhood?"
"Yes; and he's ruined the neighborhood
"He said you had spoiled lt with those
houses of yours."
"Now, isn't it Just like Bilk's meanness to
say a thing of that kind about a fellow he's
known all his life?"
A Bear on Credit.
"What is a trust, papa?"
"An association that doesn't,"
Free Fare to the State Fair.
Read the Globe's offer in another
column. It tells you how to get both
free railroad fare and free admission
tickets to the Great Minnesota State
Children's Day at the Fair.
Boards of education, directors of schools and
parents should be mindful of the fact that
the managers of the state fair have decided
to admit all children free on the opening day
Monday, Aug. 31. There will be so much
this year in the displays of products that
have an educational value that it should be !
a matter of much regret if any child is kept i
from viewing the wonders. The exhibit of I
products from the states of Washington. Ore- I
gon, Idaho, Montana, North and South Da
kota will be especially valuable In this way
and the fair will be one great object lesson!
teaching of the wonderful resources of the
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M'tftjA v with the world, 2000
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fering men (sealed) yrtL Full manly vigor
permanently restored. Failure impossible.
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A Handsome Complexion
is one of the greatest charms a woman can i
possess. Pozzoni's Cc____ion Powder. I
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With a better understanding of th©'
transient nature of the many phys
ical ills, which vanish before proper ei
forts — gentle efforts — pleasant efforts—'
rightly directed. There is comfort in
the knowledge, that so many forms of
sickness are not due to any actual dis
ease, but simply to a constipated cond.
tion of the system, which the pleasant l
family laxative, Syrup of Figs, prompt
ly removes. That is why it is the only
remedy with millions of families, and is
everywhere esteemed so highly by all
who value food health. Its beneficial
effects are due to the fact, that it is the)
one remedy which promotes internal 1
cleanliness without debilitating the
organs on which it acts. It is therefore
all important, in order to get its bene
ficial effects, to note when you pur
chase, that you have the genuine arti
cle, which is manufactured by the Cali
fornia Fig Syrup Co. only and sold by
all repu table druggists. Q
lt in the enjoyment oigood health,
and the system is regular, laxatives or ,
other remedies arc then not needed. If
afflicted with any actual disease, one
may be commended to the most skillful
physicians, but if in need of a laxative,
one should have the best, and with th©j
well-informed everywhere, Syrup of:
Figs stands highest and is most largely
Ksed and gives most general satisfaction. I
Fifty Thousand of Them to Be Pat
Off at Buffalo.
BUFFALO, N. V., Aug. 3.— It is expected
that there will be fully 50,000 swords at tha
cantonment of the Patriarchs Militant I. O.
O. F., which will convene in this city this
week. The national cantonment will not
really be in working order before Wednes
day, but the hotels are already filling up.
The parade will take place Wednesday after
noon and cantons from Ontario, Quebec, the
New England states and as far west as Den
ver will participate. Nearly all of Thurs
day will be taken up In competitive drills
for which four prizes ar«ucfTered for cantons
and one for the best drilled chevalier or
officer In each of two classes.
"Wives of Veterans
Will be furnished free railroad fare t'J
the G. A. R. encampment by tha
Globe. See ad for explanation.
NATIONAL CIRCUIT CRACKS.
They Are Gathered at the Race
Meeting; at Louisville.
NASHVILLE, Term., Aug. 3.— Tonight a
large and enthusiastic attendance greeted
the cracks of the national circuit who opened
a three nights' racing meeting at the Coli
seum, and the seventeen events gave un
bounded pleasure. The events comprised rid
ing by professionals, amateurs and novices,,
and some of the finishes were close and ex
citing. For a first night and on an unac
customed track the riding by the visitors was,
good and the time very good.
"Wives of Veterans
Will be furnished free railroad fare to
the G. A. R. encampment by the
Globe. See our grand offer in an
Theatrleal Managers' Association.
NEW YORK, Aug 3.— A meeting at Hoyt's
theater today, attended by all the local man
agers and most of the traveling managers
of theatrical companies, organized the
United Association of Theatrical Managers,
the object of the association being mutual
protection. Frank McKee was selected as
temporary chairman, A. P. Spencer secretary,
A. A. McCormick, treasurer, and Jack Hirsch,
LONDON, Aug. 3.— The Daily Graphic an
nounces that patriotic Spaniards living in
Argentina have given a Clyde ship-building
firm an order for a cruiser of 4,500 tons, to
cost $1,600,000 and to be delivered In eighteen
months, as a gift to Spain.
Children Cry for
Phlllle Has a Big** Fire.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Aug. 3.— The ferUl«
izing works of Daniel Baugh & Sons, on the
Delaware river, near Tasker street, were al
most completely destroyed by fire at an early
hour this morning. The fire originated frcra.
a large boiler of fat boiling over. The loss
is estimated at $125,000.
Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing Syrup
Is an OLD and WELL-TRIED REMEDY, and
for over FI_TY YEARS has been used by
millions of mothers for their CHILDREN
while CUTTING TEETH with perfect success.
It soothes the child, softens the gums, re
duces inflammation, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, is very pleasant to the taste, and is the
best remedy for diarrhoea. Sold by druggists
in every part of the world. PRICE TWEN
TY-FIVE CENTS A BOTTLE. Be sure and
ask for MRS. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING
SYRUP and take no other kind, as mothers
will find It the Best Medicine to use during
the teething period.
251, 283 and 255 Nicollet Aye.,
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in the si - _ will be prsrsd by ooni-ltini old diet of tbe dally
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charges Cured Permanently.
Blood, Skin and Venereal Diseases, _A. _•■£_;
tot .requestor Bloody Urine, Gonorrhea** aad Stricture
nl___OT_ *° m * itfT *•» '••>. sts_l.ni, er bow bad, is
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cutting! No detention from business.
Diseases of the Rectum, ?££*£££'&
sures, Fistula, and Strictures of tb. Rectum.
C n -___ Tnroat, Noes, Lur.g Diseases, Const!.
Uil-ai-IJI, tatlenal and acquire - Wtaknesse* ef Both Boxes
treated s uooeosfally by entirely New and Rapid Methods. It
Is self-evident thst a physician paying attention to a olaia of
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