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I Affairs of the Northwest
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Chicago Lake Front Squatter
Will Call on Uncle Sam
MILWAUKEE, Sept. 18.—Capt.
George Wellington Streeter, the Chica
go lake front squatter, who is serving
a sentence for manslaughter in Chi
cago, proposes to make an appeal to
the United States for a restoration to
liberty. Judge J. W. D. Pierce, of Chi
cago, came to Milwaukee today and
obtained a writ of habeas corpus from
Judge Jenkins, of the United States
court, ordering the Illinois authorities
to produce the body of the prisoner in
the United States circuit court and
show cause why he should not be re
stored to liberty.
Streeter claims that the offense for
which he stands convicted was not
committed in Illinois, and that, as a
consequence, the state courts had no
jurisdiction in the matter. The claim
Is based upon the alleged fact that
Streeter was the owner of a boat which
foundered off Chicago years ago. As
the vessel settled to the bottom of the
lake, near the shore, the decks were
not covered, and he stood by*the ship
and made it his dwelling place. In the
i-ourse of time sand collected about the
wreck and it became an island out in
the lake. While the island has since
become attached to the mainland,
Streeter and his attorney claim that it
is not a part of Illinois, but is under
the direct jurisdiction of the United
The writ is made returnable before
Judge Jenkins, of Chicago, on Tuesday,
SHUT DOWN AT THE SOO.
Result of the Difficulties of the Consoll-
dated Lake Superior Company.
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., Sept. 18.—
Pending the outcome of the financial diffi
culties in which the Consolidated Lake
Superior company is now involved, Pres
ident Shields has issued orders to tem
porarily close down all of the operations
of the company, except the street railway
system on both sides of the river, the
ferry system, and the Tagona Light and
Power company, of the Canadian Soo.
This step is taken, it is announwd, be
cause the funds of the company are ex
hausted, and Mr. Shields does not want
to incur further liabilities until it is
known where the money with which to
meet them is coming from. In the Cana
dian Soo 3,500 men are thrown out of
employment. Train service over the Al
goma Central railroad, owing to the ces
sation of work in the woods, will be
reduced to one train per week. Two mints
at Michipicoten will be closed, as will the
Gertrude nickel mine at Sudbury. Eighty
men of the general staff will be reduced.
Inasmuch as the company's operations
on the American side are limited to the
ptn ft railway and the power house force,
the order will not materially affect the
BANKER A SUICICE.
111-Health Prompts Edward W. Davis to
HARLAN, lowa, Sept. 18.—Edward TV.
Davis, president of the Shelby County
bank, committed suicide last night by
shooting. His body was found early to
day in the furnace room of the bank
building. Davis was once a member of
the lowa legislature from Pottawattomie
county. He disposed of most of his bank
stock Wednesday, but his financial affairs
are said to be in good condition. He was
sixty years old and leaves a widow and
two daughters. 11l health is thought to
have prompted the deed.
STOLEN TO BE COINED.
Sequel of the Recent Theft of Gold at
PIIILLIPSBURG, Mont., Sept. 18.—Fed
eral officers have discovered that the sil
ver bullion stolen two months ago from
the Granite bimetallic mill was not taken
to be sold, but to be coined. Iso
Kovcgovitch, arrested «t the time of the
robbery, is now held on the charge of
being one of a gang of counterfeiters. In
a barn at Drummond, where Kovegovitch
was arrested, the officers have found an
outfit for making silver dollars.
At the County Fairs.
Special to The Globe.
LE SUEUR, Minn.. Sept. IS.—The Le
Sueur County Agricultural society closed
a fairly successful fair here today. Ow
ing to bad roads and the inclement
weather the attendance was small com
pared with other years. The Le Sueur
baseball club defeated Henderson "by a
score of 9 to 0, and Montgomery by a
score of 15 to 1.
Special to The Globe.
MENOMONIE, Wis.. Sept. 18.—The
Dunn county fair closed today. The to
tal attendance for the three' days was
20,000. Thirty-three per cent more en
tries were made than at any previous
fair in the history of the society. The
exhibits of stock and fruit were the best
ever shown in Western Wisconsin. The
black Galloway cattle raised and shown
here were the same animals that took
first premium in the recent Minnesota
Making Wife Desertion a Felony.
Special to The Globe.
DES MOINES, lowa, Sept. 18.—At the
state conference of Associated Charities at
Dcs Moines, Nov. 10-12, plans will be
made for the introduction of the deser
tion law bill, which was introduced two
years ago by Senator Haworth, of Dav
enport, but was side-tracked to a subcom
mittee. It is proposed to bring so heavy
a lobby to bear on the bill this year that
It will be sent through. It is "hoped to
make wife desertion a felony. The As-
Bociated Charities come close' in touch
with women with large families who have
been deserted, and believe there should
be some protection for them.
Wife Shot In Quarrel.
ST. CLOUD, Minn., Sept. 18.—Louis
Lever.son, who had spent the day at Fo
ley. returned to his farm in St. George
township, in an intoxicated condition. He
began quarreling with his wife and took
flown his gun and went out into the
yard. Fearing he would harm himself
his wife followed and tried to wrest the
gun from his grasp. In the struggle the
gun was discharged, the shot tearing
away the woman's breast and arm. The
tragedy somewhat sobered Leverson, and
he said he would go for a physician, but
did not, and has disappeared. The
woman was found three hours later lying
on the ground. There is little hope that
Bhe can survive.
Happy Days at Lltchfield.
Special to The Globe.
LITCHFIELD. Minn., Sept. 18.—Litch
fleld is in the midst of her first street
fair and carnival. All the Midway at
tractions are here, and, with cornet
bands, keep the immense crowd well en
tertained. The agricultural exhibits are
excellent. One feature deserving special
mention is the apple display, surpassing
anything of the kind seen in the state, not
even excepting the state fair displays.
There is a large crowd in attendance.
Reads on Indian Lands.
Special to The Globe.
CASS LAKE, Minn., Sept. IS.—The sec
retary of the interior has instructed Maj.
G. L. Scott, acting Indian agent at Leech
Lake, to draw out and submit to the
flepartment at Washington regulations to
govern logging operations on the reserva-
tions regarding the rights of the Indians
and the loggers, as regards the making
of roads over the Indian allotments.'
Cut Down by Frost.
Special to The Globe.
SPARTA, Wis., Sept. 18.—Heavy frost
occurred in this section last night. It is
estimated that 20 per cent of the corn
and tobacco crops was ruined.
Special to The Globe.
SHAKOPEE, Minn., Sept. 18.—Jack
Frost made its appearance last night for
the first time, doing a great deal of dam
age to corn and all late crops. The
weather is bright and clear now and
threshing will be generally resumed about
Beating Proves Fatal.
Special to The Globe.
GRAND FORKS, N. D., Sept. 18.—
Alfred Nally. a negro, died today from
wounds on his head inflicted Sunday
night. Nally was drunk at the time and
is believed to have had about $70 in his
pocket. He is thought to have been
pounded with a dray stake and he had
been unconscious ever since. No arrests.
Wisconsin Banker Delegates.
LA CROSSE, Wis., Sept. 18.—President
John M. Holey, of the Wisconsin Bankers'
association, today appointed the following
delegates to represent Wisconsin at the
convention of the Natioal Bankers' asso
ciation, at San Francisco, in October:
William B. Banks, Superior; Frederick
Kasten. Milwaukee; E. H. Canfield, Spar
ta; J. M. Holey, La Crosse.
Klmball Has a Hearing.
Special to The Globe.
SLEEPY EYE, Minn., Sept. 18.—
Charles Kimball. who shot Mrs. Toomey,
his boarding mistress, had a hearing to
day before Justice Geschwind. He waiv
ed examination and was bound over to
the grand jury in December without bail.
Kimball will have at least three charges
Upper Mississippi Convention.
QUINCY, 111., Sept. 18.—Secretary Lewis
B. Boswell, of the Upper Mississippi River
Improvement association, today issued a
call for the second annual convention of
the association, which is to be held at
Davenport, lowa, Oct. 21 and 22. Each
river city and each commercial or trade
organization is entitled to three dele
Droppers Is Exonerated.
VERMILLION, S. D.. Sept. 18.—The
board of regents has completely exoner
ated President Droppers and Prof. Young,
of the state university, of charges that
they attempted to bribe a student to give
false testimony against a member of the
faculty. The resignations of Profs. Todd
and Merchant, who supported the charges,
Burned in Effigy.
LA CROSSE, Wis., Sept. 18.—Last night
a large crowd of students of the local
high school gathered on the campus and
burned an effigy of Principal Hemmen
way, because some of their number had
been refused permission to play on the
school football team this season, their
scholarship not coming up to the required
Attempt to Poison a Family,
WHATCHEER, lowa. Sept. 18.—An at
tempt was made last night to poison the
family of W. A. Durgee, a prominent coal
niine owner. Paris green was emptied
into the well, and the residence enter
ed and several cans of milk were tainted
with phosphorus. An early discovery of
the attempt at poison prevented fatalities.
Insurance Company Will Move.
Special to The Globe.
GRAND FORKS, N. D., Sept. 18.—The
Northwestern Mutual Insurance company
is arranging to move its head offices from
here to Minneapolis. Nearly all the
stockholders are Northwestern men.
Loth to Stop Raining.
Special to The Globe.
FAULKTON, S. D., Sept. 18.—Almost a
steady rain has been falling for two weeks
and kept the farmers from threshing.
Yesterday was the first clear day.
Special to The Globe.
WINONA, Minn., Sept. 18.—Fred West,
of Yucatan, and Mrs. Goldie Brown, of
Winona, were united in marriage by
Probate Judge D. E. Vance.
Flour Mill for Faulkton.
Special to The Globe.
FAULKTON, S. D., Sept. 18.—L. H.
Purky is constructing a flour mill here.
Red Men Get Through.
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Sept. 18.—The
great council of Red Men of the United
States adjourned today to meet at St
Joseph, Mo., next year. No officers were
Took Him for a Doctor.
A few years ago there lived in Wor
cester, Mass., George L. Sanborn, a Jolly
good fellow with a keen sense of humor.
For some time he tuned pianos for S. R
Leland & Co., and while engaged in this
occupation he met with a good many
amusing experiences. On his trips about
the city, George used to carry his tools
in a little grip that resembled some
what a doctor's medicine case. He had
occasion to frequently pass a certain
house on Pleasant street, and one day the
owner beckoned to him and asked him to
step in. George complied, thinking there
was probably a piano that needed atten
tion. As soon as he was inside the house
the man said: "Come into this room. I
want you to see my wife. She's broken
out with some kind of a rash." And be
fore George had time to explain he was
in the presence of the invalid. "Now
what would you advise me to do?" per
sisted the man. George pondered a mo
ment; bit the end of his cigar thoughtful
ly and then said, as if the advice was tho
result of much reflection:
"I believe if I were you, I'd call in a
"Great Scott!" said the man, "aren't
you a doctor?"
"No," said George, cheerfully, "I'm a
piano tuner."—Rochester Herald.
A Delicate Subject.
Madge—Miss Autumn's name was print
ed in the paper, but her age wasn't men
Majorie—Of course not. That girl's age
is unfit for publication.—Life.
If Coffee Is the "Hidden Worker" in
Study your diet and see if in a nat
ural way you can build back to good
health, which means steady nerves and
the good old comfortable easy feeling
of being well. If you drink coffee and
are ill you should make sure whether
coffee is, or is not, the cause of the
The easy way is to shift to Postum for
a few weeks and then weigh results. A
Texas lady says: "I was attacked with
nervous prostration three years ago
this month and became so weak and
nervous that I could not talk to any
one or have any one talk in my room.
My circulation was so poor, I was so
weak I couM not even read. Every
thing I tried failed to help me, and it
was not until I read an article 'in the
newspaper and gave up my coffee and
drank Postum Food Coffee that I had
"But from the time that I quit coffee
and shifted to Postum I began to im
prove and I am now completely re
stored to health. My nerves are
strong and sound and I am normal in
every way." Name given by Postum
Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
This same result always follows the
use of Postum, which is a food drink,
in place of coffee, which is a drug
drink. "There's a reason."
Look in each package for a copy of
the famous little book, "The Road to
THE ST. PAUL GLOBE, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1903.
Postal Clerk Falls Out of Car as
Another Train Passes and
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 18.—C. A.
Bard, a postal clerk, passed through
an experience that borders on the mi
raculous and was at the same time one
of the most harrowing imaginable.
Bard, who has been in the service
for about five years, and who reports
at division headquarters in this city,
runs on the fast mail between Cincin
nati and Chicago over the Monon
route. He was making his run as usual
en route here. His train was given the
right of way, and the fast mail bound
from this city to Chicago had obeyed
orders by stopping on a siding at
Broad Ripple, Ind.
The train bearing Bard was going at
the rate of about forty miles an hour
and, as is customary with postal clerks,
when passing each other, he went to
the open door and leaned up against
the safety bar, which is placed across
the opening. Clerks use this bar or
rod to lean against when peering out.
Bard knew that the train bound in the
opposite direction was waiting at
Broad Ripple, and he leaned against
the iron bar to greet the clerks in the
other car who would be looking out
to return the salutation.
Falls From Car.
Just as he leaned against the bar he
felt it giving away, and before he could
recover sufficiently to brace himself
the rod gave way and he fell forward,
striking against the stationary train.
The momentum of the train caused
him to strike against the opposite car
with such force that he was thrown
back against his own train, and this
in turn hurled him back again to the
other side and then finally, when the
end of the train had passed beyond
him, Bard, with herculean effort.which
was superhuman, threw himself from
the standing train against which he had
been thrown once again, and fell over
an embankment about fourteen feet
deep into a ditch. He was rendered un
conscious from the fall, but he does
not think that he remained in that con
dition very long.
When he came to he arose and es
sayed to walk, but found it difficult,
and says that for several seconds he
could not recall what had happened.
He finally roused himself sufficiently
to walk to the depot, where he waited
for the next incoming train, which he
boarded, and Instead of arriving on
schedule time, at 11:30 a. m., he got
there at 3 p. m.
Injuries Not Serious.
As soon as he reached the depot he
walked to division headquarters, in the
Federal building, and told his story to
Assistant Railway Mail Service Super
intendent Harry E. First, who directed
the sufferer to Dr. W. E. Lewis, of
East Fifth street. The latter says that
Bard had one of the most miraculous
escapes from death that has probably
ever been chronicled. Bard suffered
contusions of the head, arms, legs and
other portions of the body, besides sus
taining cuts over the eyes and on the
face. So far as could be ascertained,
no bones were broken and he was not
Bard is about thirty-five years of
age and married, and lives with his
family at Sheridan, Ind. Unless some
unforeseen developments set in he will
be all right within a week.
JOKES IN HIS PULPIT
Baptist Minister Loses His Job
BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 18.—Because
the Rev. Stephen H. Smith, pastor of
the Myrtle Baptist church, of West
Newton, is alleged to have gotten into
the habit of cracking jokes in his pul
pit, there is trouble brewing among
his faithful flock, and the pastor is
shortly to leave the church. Finan
cial difficulties are also said to be hov
ering about the church, and pastor and
people are greatly disturbed.
The Rev. Mr. Smith has had charge
of the parish for about a year and a
half, coming from California. Being
well educated, a good speaker and
agreeable, he at once gained the friend
ship of most of his ffock. The minority
at first remained in the background,
but in the last few weeks they have
come to the fore with such vehemence
that several times only the presence
of the police has averted trouble.
By those who are opposed to the
Rev. Mr. Smith it is claimed that he
has been overpaid, that on Sundays he
frequently springs some ill-timed Joke
and that the church is in financial diffi
culty. Mr. Smith's faction say he has
not yet received all the pay due him.
"The whole thing is an attempt on
the part of a few to make Mr. Smith
leave," said a prominent member yes
"We object to the Rev. Mr. Smith's
levity in his pulpit," is the answer of
those who oppose him.
CUP OF MISERY FULL
Walks to Baltimore After His Son At
tempts to Kill Him.
BALTIMORE, Md., Sept. 18.—Although
old and Infirm, minus one of his hands,
and having wounds caused by gun shots
in several parts of his body, Henry Burton
Hill walked from Hopkinsville, Christian
county, Ky., to this city, a distance of
about 600 miles. Such was the statement
made by the old man, who is nearly sixty
years old, tonight at the city hospital,
where he is severely ill, as the result of
his long jaunt. Mr. Hill's left hand was
torn off by a shot. Part of his left
shoulder was also shot off, and he has a
wound in the chest, caused in the same
manner. According to his Story, the
wounds were inflicted by his son, Thomas,
who endeavored to kill him. The son is
now serving a fifteen-year sentence in
the Kentucky state penitentiary for his
crime, notwithstanding the fact that the
father had no hand in his prosecution.
The offense was committed last February.
Mr. Hill said it took him ten weeks and
two days to complete his long journey.
He said he had nothing in the world, hav
ing given a small farm, his only posses
sion, to his son a short time before he
attempted the murder. During all his
travels he obtained work but once, and
that three days ago, in Washington, D. C,
where he was employed a few hours in un
loading a cargo of watermelons from a
Potomac river schooner.
The small amount he earned did not
last long, and he is now penniless.
Returning to the shooting, Mr. Hill
said: "My boy married a young woman
down home, but she was not of the right
sort to make a good wife. You know
what the Bible says about good women:
'Find a virtuous one, and her price is far
above rubies.' Well, she was not one of
that kind. One night I saw her in com
pany with another man and told my son.
His expression of gratitude was to try
to murder me. Tom was arrested, but I
would net appear against him. The com
monwealth . took the matter up. He was
convicted and sent^ft«tllfij3enitentiary for
fifteen years. r »«
"Some time ago I heard from him and
he said he was not .sprry for what he did
but I have long ago .forgiven him. Could
I get work that I could '- do I would not
coxnplain. But I am feeftfe and crippled,
and everyone refuses me. Ten weeks
have I spent traveling,-and I was oblige.!
to beg my food and : sleen. where I could.
My feet are sore and-j am.sick as can be."
The aged traveler; reached this city
early this evening and'applied for a
night's lodging at the central police sta
tion. He was provided''with a bed by
Lieut. Charles M. Gole, ;6ut soon after
word complained of ijlness. Medicine and
food were given him. but he gradually
grew worse until finally he was sent to
the city hospital irf the' patrol wagon.
At that institution it was; stated he was
suffering from a severe form of indiges
tion, due probably to..what he had been
compelled to eat to [keep from starving.
He will probably be sent to Bayview asy
lum as soon as he recovers sufficiently to
be removed from the hospital.
HE SHOOTS TO KILL
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were two men he intended to get even
Patrolman Crow was sitting at a ta
ble near the entrance of the German
village with Hutchens when Chief
Heuke and Capt. Brennecke entered.
Crow jumped to his feet and started
for the detective as soon as the first
shot was fired.
He did not reach him, however, until
both the chief and the captain had been
struck. Hutchens then threw the re
volver over his shoulder and fired the
shot that struck Leutz. Whether he
intended the shot for Heuke or Patrol
man Crow is not known. It is prob
able that he intended to kill Crow for
attempting to interfere. After he had
fired four shots Hutchens walked out
side the tents, saying: "No man will
ever live to see me tried," placed the
revolver to his right temple and sent a
bullet into his brain, ' .
Six years ago IJutxpjens shot at
Brennecke in a saloon., It is believed
that the conviction, this, afternoon of
William Trimble, one of. the men who
took part in the riojts of July 5 and 6,
had something to do witp hastening the
Capt. Brennecke has been one of the
most active workers for the state and
it is said that his aVtivYty against the
rioters Increased Hutehe'ns' animosity.
HIMSELF A TRAMP
Secret Service Man Is Handcuffed to a
SHKLBYVILLE. Ind., Sept. 18. —
United States Detective George B.
Cline, of Louisville, Ky., is a prisoner
in jail at Shelbyville. With Gleeson,
the reputed notorious desperado and
postofflce robber, he came to the city
this afternoon disguised as a tramp
and was halted by the city officers,
who suspected him of being concerned
in a series of robberies last night. He
produced credentials showing that he
was In the United States secret serv
ice and informed them that he had fall
en in with an important felon who had
escaped from a United States prison.
He told the officers he would pay
them $25 if they would asslSl him in
landing Gleeson, who was then lying
in the shade up the river. Four offi
cers were directed by Cline to put on
citizens' clothes and come to the
tramps, later arrest both, handcuff and
land both in Jail, ttien send the follow
ing telegram: ''inspector Sewsone,
Louisville, Ky.: Gleeson in jail; come
quick." The officers arrested the two,
handcuffed them together and put them
NAME OF RIVAL IS USED
B ? STUDENT TO GET BRIDE
Syracuse Girl's Parents Deceived by a
SYRACUSE, N. V., Sept. 18.—The
manner in which Emmett D. Talbott,
a university student, outwitted his
rival, Roy Smith, and secured a bride
in the face of opposition of the
girl's parents, was made public today
by Smith's allegatidn that his name
had been forged to a letter.
Talbott entered college last year,
and became attentive to Miss Mayme
Dunn. He was opposed by the girl's
parents because he is a Protestant,
while they are Catholicß. Smith's suit
was looked upon with favor.
Both men were attentive up to three
weeks ago, when the girl's mother re
ceived a letter signed "Smith," asking
that the daughter be allowed to go on
an excursion to the Thousand islands
the following Sunday. She was glad
to have her go with- Smith, and gave
her consent and allowed her to wear
her best white dress.
It turned out that Miss Dunn met
Talbott instead of Smith-, and that they
went to a minister and-, were married,
instead of going to the islands. When
Smith learned that his name had been
signed to the note he consulted his at
TORONTO, Ont., Sept. 18.—The Ca
nadian Manufacturers' association today
emphasized its expression in condemna
tion of any attempt to accomplish a reci
procity agreement with the United States.
CHICAGO, Sept. 18.—The condition of
Sir Thomas Lipton was pronounced to
night by his physicians to be entirely sat
isfactory, and it is believed that all dan
ger has passed.
OYSTER BAY, N. V., Sept. 18.—Presi
dent Roosevelt was the guest of honor to
night at the annual dinner of the Seawan
haka-Corinthian Yacht club, at its hand
some home on Center island.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 18.—The
differences between the coal operators and
miners of Novinger, Mo., were settled to
night. These differences were about
"brushing." It was agreed that the mat
ter of "brushing" be wholly done away
with after Nov. 20.
WASHINGTON, D. C. Sept. 18.—The
report of the board of officers appointed
to investigate the recent accident on
board the cruiser Olympia at Norfolk,
finds that Corporal Yerkes, of the marine
corps, who was killed in the explosion
of alcohol, was mainly responsible for the
accident. The court-martial of two of the
enlisted men has been ordered.
DEATHS OF TIfE DAY
ABERDEEN, Scotland, Sept. 18.—Prof.
Alex Bain, formerly lord rector of the
university here and for 1 tWenty years pro
fessor of logic and English literature, is
Special to The Globe. ,
ELK RIVER, Minn., Sept. 18.—Mrs.
George B. Upham, a prominent pioneer of
Elk River, died suddenly this evening of
Special to The Globe.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn., Sept. 18.— Mrs.
C. D. Wright, wife of the president of the
First National bank, died suddenly to
Special to The Globe.
-CROOKSTON. Minn., Sept. 18.—The fu
neral of Mrs. G. S. Chesterman occurred
here this afternoon. Mrs. Chesterman
died Wednesday while undergoing an op
eration. The services today were attend
ed by an immense throng of people. Mrs.
Chesterman was one of the most popular
people in this city. She leaves a hus
band and four children.
TO STOP SALE OF
TOBACCO TO BOYS
Authorities Will Look After
Welfare of School
The authorities will use every ef
fort to prevent the sale of tobacco to
school children. Superintendent of
Schools Jordan has been informed that
considerable tobacco is being sold to
boys. Two detectives have been as
signed to look after the matter, and
where evidence is secured a vigorous
prosecution will follow.
Supt. Jordan yesterday granted a
leave of absence to twenty school
teachers who wish to go to Washington
to prove up claims.
The school board decided Thursday
night not to have anything to do with
the matter, and left it entirely with
Had the teachers not been permit
ted to go at this time they would
either have had to give up their claims
or resign from their positions. The
superintendent will have no trouble in
filling the vacancies the few days the
teachers are away. It is expected that
most of the teachers will leave next
MINISTER BECOMES A VAGRANT.
Presbyterian Divine Deserts Family and
Winds Up in Police Court.
"From pulpit to bull-pen" is the title
of a story that D. C. Borgers, a regularly
ordained Presbyterian minister, could
write from actual experience.
Borgers was a well known Presbyterian
divine about twenty years ago, but yes
terday morning he appeared In police
court on a charge of vagrancy. He was
found guilty and sentenced to thirty days
in the workhouse with the alternative of
leaving the city within twenty-four hours.
He collected a quarter from sympathizing
onlookers and departed for St. Paul.
Borgers was educated for the ministry
in the seminary at Dubuque, lowa, and
was ordained as pastor of the Presbyterian
church at New Amsterdam, Wis., by Rev.
J. Irwin Smith, then pastor of the First
Presbyterian church at La Crosse, Wis.
Borgers remained in that church three
years and then received a call to Sleepy
Eye Lake, Minn., where he spent several
months in ministerial labors and then ac
cepted a call to a church In Southern
lowa. From lowa he removed to Neills
ville, Wis., where he lived with his wife
and nine children.
Borgers had a desire to wander about
and see the world after the manner of
tramps, and eighteen years ago he desert
ed his wife and family, leaving them pain
fully poor and his wife with a, three
months' old baby in her arms. Three years
later Mrs. Borgers secured a divorce and
since then her husband has wandered
about the world, scarcely ever hearing
ing from his family.
Borgers went to California shortly after
leaving his family and spent many months
as an itinerant minister of the gospel. He
managed to make a living and being free
from- cares he was happy. In his wander
ing he cultivated a taste for intoxicating
liquor and upon one occasion was arrest
ed for drunkenness, but was not convict
Borgers drifted into Minneapolis about a
week ago, and at once applied to a mission
for aid. He was given food and lodging,
but a day or two later returned under
the influence of liquor. The manager of
the mission Investigated his history, and
the result was that Borgers was arrested
as a vagrant.
"For twenty years I have proclaimed
the gospel of Christ," he said, "and am
sorry to come to this plight. It is true
that I' have asked for a little help, but
that is nothing more than the churches
themselves do. lam sure I have no place
in a criminal court."
MAY BRING BACK BILL RUSSELL.
Rumor Says That Former Ames Official
Is In Seattle.
What will be the effect of the arrest
of Capt. Charles R. Hill is a question that
is puzzling a number of friends of that de
funct personage. They had begun to
think that Bill Russell, former member
of the board of charities and corrections,
out of the city, was safe from arrest
even though it has been rumored that in
dictments are standing against him. Now
that Hill has been arrested and will be
brought back for trial, it is thought that
an effort will be made to get Russell.
Ever since the crusade against graft
started no name has been spoken more
frequently in connection with the schemes
of the gang than was the name of Rus
sell. It was believed by many In a fair
position to know what they were talking
about, that Russell engineered the graft
and that he was even more guilty than
Dr. Ames himself, who has been used as a
tool by Russell. Operating upon this
idea the grand jury started to investigate
Russell's record and his connection with
the graft. The result was that Russell
started upon that famous fishing trip,
fiom which he has not yet returned.
Since Russell left the city a number
of rumors as to his whereabouts have
been in circulation, but none of them
has prove true. One had it that he was
in New York; another said he was in
Georgia; still another said that he was
engaged in a scheme for introducing
steam plows among the farmers of Louisi
ana. The latest report Is that he is in
Seattle and within reach of the authori
Whethei the authorities want Russell
or whether they can get him even if they
do, remains to be seen. One of the depu
ties in the sheriff's office says that he
can get Russell if he is wanted.
Another question that is receiving con
sideration is .what is the true animus
in the arrest of Hill? While it is claimed
that he is wanted to answer for his con
nection with "graft." there are few per
sons willing to believe this story. Hill
has been on Ms farm near Milton Junc
tion, Wis., all the time, and if the authori
ties wanted him they knew where to get
It has been given out semi-offlcially
that Hill is wanted to give testimony
against Joseph Cohen, who is to be tried
for his connection with the "graft," rathtf
than to stand trial himself.
The requisition papers for Hill were
honored yesterday by Gov. La Follette,
and Sheriff Dreger, of Hennepin county,
left Janesville. Wis.. yesterday afternoon
for Minneapolis with his prisoner.
SERVANT GIRL IS MISSING.
Friends of Hilda Nelson Fear She Has
Met With Foul Play.
Hilda Nelson, a domestic in the employ
it Mrs. M. McDonald. 2108 Humboldt
avenue north, has been missing since
Thursday noon under circumstances that
would seem to indicate that she has met
with harm. She left her place of employ
ment early Thursday afternoon with the
remark that she was going down town
to do some shopping and that she might
possibly call on a friend in South Minne
RAISE ANNUAL DUES TO $70.
Members of Chamber of Commerce Sub-
Mit to Increase of $50.
Balloting by the members of the Minne
apolis Chamber of Commerce yesterday
resulted in the adoption of the proposal of
the directors to increase the annual dues
to an amount not to exceed $70 a year. A
two-thirds vote was required to carry the
amendment, and out of 365 votes cast 262
were in the affirmative and 103 in the neg
ative, so the directors were sustained by
a handsome majority.
Up to the present the annual dues paid
by the members for the expenses of the
association were limited to $J0 a year,
which produced only $11,000. whereas the
salaries, telegraph services and other dis
bursements amount to $40,000 a year.
While the association was in the old
The Northwest's GreatestSior's/ I Sixth and Wabasha Streets, St. Paul, Minn.
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50 dozen* pure -linen,-beautifully embroidered and hemstitched »*».
Handkerchiefs—pure linen, mind you—worth up to 35c each /m/ 7
choice Saturday for .'.-........: ". # •'"
Pure linen initial Handkerchiefs, dainty initials, with embroid- #/ »
ered wreaths—if laundered they would sell for —take them if)/*
as they are Saturday for 0n1y.........3 * »V ;
$I.SO library gooks 01.00
Another clearance sale of regular $1.00, $1.25 and $1 50 \§M %0 "~^~
popular fiction in the original bindings. Some have
been soiled from use in our circulating library. Oth
ers • are. ; new books. Why pay others 85c and $1.20 for books Cf\ j^
you can buy from us for , .... £UQ
Such books as:
The Real Latin Quarter— B. Smith. Rose of Yesterday—P. M. Crawford
Paul—Florence Kingsley. • , Darrell of the Blessed Isles—l. Bach-
Stephen— Kingsley. _, eller-
K,n,s <ier P^nt-Florence Ir^fnl^Planter-Opie Read.
The Fickie Wheel-W. T. Stephenson. ?," "were K^ne-J^cS-uS- 06-
The Fall of the Curtain-Haroid Beg- MoL^B^aufaire-B Tarkington
ifß'^.>' the Captivity-S. C. fflfSSB 1- Tr^ ER. H«ha m ber,.
Donovan Pasha-Gilbert Parker. Heralds of Emniri~i" O T^.t
ReSfioroTYpHn^flM. I.Vaylor. Thomp-
Your Un?le Lew^cneS^hJr^ PS°n- ' i^la-The AmeHcln Countess. • .
Eleanor-Mrs. H. Ward.' • SffiS-B^^ST^e^y. '
.Also about 300 more titles to select from. Only * few copies of each'title- so
r come early. ". • ■
Saturday Special—Any 3oj the above books for $1.00.
Confectionery fabric Gloves
Saturday we offer as specials: - ■ -w M
A pound of Anise Squares for... */7l~l~~i It It
A pound of Cocoanut Kisses for.2oc YalwQSt TTQIf
A pound of burnt Almonds for. ,20c i ®r . , . 9 i
rA pound of Cocoa Brittle-f0r.... 20c Special Saturday sale of manu-
A pound of after dinner Salted facturer's samples of this season's
Peanuts,; large blanched Vir- m B fabric gloves, the assortment in
ginias (just received), for... JOG cludln S fleece-lined silk gloves,
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A 5-ounce jar .of NeW Era IOC lined cashmere gloves and fine un
; Peanut Butter for .......... JUG lined cashmere gloves.
An 8-ounce jar of New Era mb~ a fortunate purchase— great sale
Peanut Butter, for ;V........ JOG Don't miss it.
This Peanut. Butter is made where Lot I—Worth 25c for far
the peanut grows, in Virginia, and ' lor"'""--i9C
healS S Srunrh dcs, PUs ra^d nX hhe n s g LOt 2"^rth 5°C ' for. **C
Impound box of 40-cent 9 - Lot 3"th 75c, for 5 0C
Chocolates for ...... :..,• £&C Lot 4-Worth $1.00, for ...... . 75 C
building there was a sufficient surplus
from the rents to meet all requirements.
Now the directors propose to apply the
surplus to the payment of the indebted
ness on the new building, keeping the two
accounts entirely separate.
The old building is estimated to be
worth $200,000, and the new one cost about
$800,000. There is a surplus of something
like $60,000 a year on the building account
with which to provide for the payment
of the bonds on the new building, so the
association is In an excellent financial
SEEK TO AVOID LYNCHING.
Thomas May, Accused of Murdering His
Uncle, Taken to Minneapolis.
In order to avoid all danger of a possible
lynching, Thomas May, who was arrested
at Buffalo, Minn., two weeks ago on the
charge of murdering his uncle, Martin
May, was brought to Minneapolis yester
day by Shtrin! Young, of Wright county,
and lodged in the county jail for safe
The murder was an unusually atrocious
one, and there have been" numerous
threats of lynching the prisoner ever since
he was taken into custody.
Body of Dead Man Identified.
The man who dropped dead at the Moler
barber college Tuesday afternoon has
been identified as John Peterson, a laborer
who came here from Chicago a few weeks
ago. Peterson had been drinking heavily
ever since his arrival in Minneapolis, and
his death, which was due to heart failure,
was directly traceable to over-indulgence.
Peterson's folks live at 471 Hennepin
street, Chicago, and the body will be sent
to that city for burial.
WALKS TWO MILES
WHILE FAST ASLEEP
Fourteen-Year-Old Girl Wades Across
Stream Without Awakening.
NASHVILLE, Term., Sept. 18.—Last
night Emma, aged fourteen, daughter
of Harry Fleener, arose from her bed
In the second story and climbed down
a ladder to the ground. She walked
two miles before she awoke. Her elder
sister, with whom she was sleeping,
awoke during the night and missed
her. A general search began.
Mr. Fleener got on a horse, and after
going some distance he saw his little
daughter coming toward him, clad only
in her night robe, and crying as If her
heart would break. He took her on the
animal with him and hurried home,
where the mother was found almost
Emma had crossed a stream of water
without awakening. When she did
awake she was greatly frightened. She
had started home when she met her fa
Of the "Lowe Special" on the Santa Fe.
2-k Days, Chicago to California
2,265 miles In exactly 52 hours and 49 minutes.
Left Chicago 10:17 a. m., August s—arrived5 —arrived Los Angeles, 1:06 p.
m., August 7—average speed nearly 43 n*es an hour, notwith
standing four mountih ranges ciossed. Establishes new long dis
tance record for American railways. Only possible because of
superior track and equipment.
That's the kind of road to travel on!
►For book about California trip, address
C. C. CARPENTER, Passenger Agent,,
503 Guaranty Loan Building, Minneapolis, Minn.
Santa Fe All the Way
SCHOOL TEACHERS MAY
EARN AN EXTRA $100
Those Qualified to Instruct In Woodwork
Have the Opportunity.
Such public school teachers as arc quali
fied are invited to offer their services for
two afternoons in the week to instruct
in woodwork at classes to be held on two
or more afternoons each week In this
subject at the Central. Mechanic Arts and
Cleveland high schools during the winter
Each teacher serving in this capacity
will receive $100 for his or her services
in addition to the regular salary. No
suitable special teacher for this work has
yet been secured by the board, although
it is at present engaged in looking for
one, and the prospects are that one will
be secured before long.
Prompt Work Prevents Serious Fire.
Prompt work on the part of the fire
department prevented a fire which
might have caused serious damage at
the Zeigler-Egan company, 60 East
Third street, last night. The fire was
discovered at 11:30 on the third floor of
the building, which is devoted to the
candy factory, and was quickly extin
guished before any damage had been
Winnebago City Gets a New Bank.
The public examiner's department has
authorized the State Bank of Com
merce, Winnebago City. The capital of
the bank is $10,000, and its officers are
John Sharp, president, and H. W.
Port. Arrived. Sailed.
Hamburg Fuerst Bismarck.
Queenstown New England
New York Celtic.
New York...Auguste Victoria.