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NEWS OF THE CITY
Municipal Court Takes in $2,804 —
Municipal court receipts during June
amounted to $2,604, of which $2,499 was
collected in fines.
Will Make Cheese at Wadena— The
Blue Grass Cheese Factory of Wadena
filed articles of incorporation yester
day. The authorized capital stock of
the company is $1,000.
Accused of Illegal "Smoking"—War
rants charging a violation of the smoke
nuisance ordinance were issued yes
terday against H. W. Costello, a Great
Western fireman, and F. G. Ratlee, an
Omaha fireman.
Did Not Appear Against Him—Mag
gie White, the woman whom Al Reed,
colored, was alleged to have attacked
with a razor, failed to appear in the
police court yesterday, and the case
against Reed was dismissed.
Insurance Company Sues Agents—
Moriarty & Garlough have been sued for
$338.69 by the Anchor Fire Insurance
company, plaintiffs, alleging that the
amount is due from the defendants as
agents.
Over 50,000 Patronize Public Baths—
The June report for the Harriet island
public baths shows that 58,737 persons
patronized the baths during the month,
of which 50,667 were males and 8,070
females. The receipts from all sources
were $2,637.
Accused of Making Trouble on Car —
George Williams, E. G. Summers and
AVilliam Egan, accused of having caus
ed a disturbance on an East Seventh
street car, were arraigned before Judge
Hine in the police court yesterday and
held for trial today.
Thresher Company Held Blameless
-—A verdict for the defendants was
yesterday ordered by Judge Morris in
the United States court in the $8,000
damage case of Charles O. Johnson
against the Northwestern Thresher
company, of Stillwater. Johnson lost
fin eye while operating an emery
wheel.
Pay City Employes Today—For the
first time in some years the city em
ployes will today have a Saturday pay
day, the policemen, teachers, firemen
and other employes being given their
money before the Fourth. Both sides
of the city council met yesterday aft
ernoon and passed the pay roll to make
this possible.
Capt. Parmerter on Leave of Ab
sence — Capt Almon L. ' Parmerter,
quartermaster of the Twenty-first in
fantry. Fort Snelling, left for New
York yesterday, on a two months' leave
of absence His duties at the fort, un
til he returns, will be performed by
Second Lieutenant A. J. Lindsay, quar
termaster of the Second battalion of
the Twenty-first.
Clark Property Sold to Foley for
$55,000 — Tfie deed transferring thn
Francis B. (Mark property on Summit
avenue to Thomas Foley was. lUgd at
the office of the; register of deeds yes
terday. The transfer is of three lots,
and.the purchase price named-at $55,
--000. The Clark property is on the
south' side of,-Summit avenue, lying
between the Wilder and Hill prop
erties;.
CRUSHED TO DEATH
George Hilfritch Run Over In
South St. Paul
George Hilfriteh, a dairyman, resid
ing at Concord and Annapolis streets,
was run over in the Chicago Great
AYi'stern freight yards at South St.
Paul yesterday morning by a freight
oar and died soon after. He was
"jrought to St. Paul on a switch engine,
but expired two minutes after reaching
. State street station at 10:30" o'clock.
Hilfritch who was gathering screen
ings among the freight cars in the
yards, is thought to have been under
a car when it started, crushing his
legs. He was discovered by a member
of the crew and was carried to the
switch engine. John Cease, 198 Eaton
street, the foreman, ordered the man
taken immediately to St. Paul and re
moved t o St. Josephs hospital. The
ambulance was called from South St
P.iul.- but the race with death was lost!
The body was removed to Hurley &
Tierney'a undertaking rooms, South
Robert street, after Coroner A W
Miller had viewed it. The funeral
yeW be held Monday. Hilfritch was
nfty-nine years old and was born in
Germany. He is survived by his wife
a,' x^ ne duuShter, Mrs. Prescott, of
St. Paul. '
WATER BOARD WILL
CONDEMN 70 ACRES
Cannot Agree With Owners as to Price
of Land Near Vadnais
The board of water commissioners
yesterday formally instructed the cor
poration attorney to bring condemna
tion proceedings against seventy acres
of land in the vicinity of Vadnais lake
I'he board has purchased about 250
acrea of land in the same vicinity from
the owners direct, but could not asrree
as to the purchase price of the remain
der that is wanted.
Twenty-five tons of lead pipe were
ordered from the Crane-Ordway com
pany at $5.29 per hundred pounds, and
August Lundgren was given the con
tract to paint the fence around the
.Dale street reservoir for $124
ENTERTAIN THE LUND
UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Reception and Banquet Tendered to
Singers at; Commercial Club
The Lund university students who
gave a concert at the Peoples church
last night were entertained at the
Commercial club yesterday afternoon
by the- Swedish citizens of St. Paul.
A reception was held in the club par
lors at 5 o'clock, following which v
dinner was served in the big banquet
liall. About 200 representative Swedish
citizens were present.
Speeches were made by Barndt An
derson; editor of the Minnesota Stat
Tidnfnje, Swedish Consul Hobe and
Prof. Stubb, of Minneapolis.
Cases Submitted on Briefs
In the state supreme court yesterday
two cases were submitted on briefs
estate of Ferdinand Stellmacher, appel
lant, vs. Charles Bruder as administrator,
etc., respondent, and Lawrence King, ap
■p dt- VS' COC Commiss'°n Company, re-
UTTERS MAY
SOLVE MYSTERY
Coroner's Inquest In Case of
Ruth Teachout Takes
Place This Morning
Two letters now figure in the mystery
which surrounds the death of Miss Ruth
Teachout, the Minneapolis girl whose body
was taken from the river last Tuesday
night near the St. Paul boom. When the
contents of these are known the cloud
surrounding her mysterious trip to the
spot below the falls and the scene which
ensued may be partially lifted.
The letter which Ruth wrote at the
business college the last morning she was
seen alive was addressed to some man in
Battle Creek, .Mich. This much has been
ascertained from statements made by Miss
Cora A. Halverson. the girl who sat be
side Miss Teachout Saturday morning at
the college, and who lives at :.'944 Pleasant
avenue. What the man's name was the
girl does not know, but messages have
been sent to two sisters and a brother of
the dead girl in Battle Creek and the
police are anxiously awaiting a reply from
them.
The police do not believe in the suicide
theory, and think that the letter con
tained something about the picnic which
she expected to enjoy on the reservation,
and disclosed her escort's name.
LettT to Ruth's Parents
The other letter may be of even greater
importance in unraveling the mystery. It
was addressed to the parents of the dead
girl and was received yesterday. Although
all members of the family, were closely
questioned in regard to the letter, nothing
definite could be learned but from a re
mark dropped by Eva Teachout. the sis
ter of Ruth, it is believed that the letter
came from Battle Creek and that its con
tents bear on the case.
The Teachout family continue to main
tain reticence regarding the case. Such
statements as the different members have
already made differ.
Photographs of Ruth were taken to the
reservation and Minnehaha Falls park yes
terday by the officers, but further than
the man found in the park the day before
and the man Bergstrom, no one has been
found who can remember seeing the girl
on Saturday afternoon.
A few relatives attended the funeral of
the girl at Prescott. Wis., yesterday. Mem
bers of the family returned last night
and will attend the inquest this morning.
ChMtf of Police Conroyeaid he had been
unable to find any motive for murdering
the girl. T
"If.she was murdered," said Mr. Con
roy, "it "must have been by tramps along
the river. There is no apparent reason
why- anyone s"houTd wish to murder her,
but I can understand how she might have
been the victim "of criminal assault and
her body .thrown into the river to hide the
evidence against the assailants."
Cproner.MJller will hold the inquest at
the Ramsey county -mrtrgue this morning
at 9 o'clock. Eight persons have be'en
subpoenaed by Deputy She-riff Hardick, but
it is not likely that the. investigation .will
be concluded, and ah" adjournemnt will
probably be taken after the testimony is
heard.
The witnesses called include H. N.
Tea'ehout, father: Thomas Teachout,
grandfather, and; Jsva. sister of the mur
dered girl; John JNerdstrdo) and Oscar
Moptenson, the young men who found her
put^e,-hat.-and-handkerchief below Minnc
hana. Falls; John T3x?rgstrflim, who claims
to nave soen Miss Teachout in the park:
Detective Howard, of Minneapolis, and H.
D. Davis, a Minneapolis newspaper man-
LOOTS SALOON SAFE
Thug Holds Up Bartender and
Suspects Are Arrested
Jim Abbotts, bartender at O. P. Clem
ents' saloon, Eighth and Sibley streets,
was held up by a lone highwayman at 2
o'clock yesterday morning. The robber
located a hidden cash drawer and looted
the safe of the money box, getting away
with $150.
The police yesterday Arrested Charles
McElway and Mike Adams, who, they de
clare, planned the holdup and employed
the footpad to do the work. The police
have learned the identity of the robber
and are now searching for him.
According to the police, McElway, a no
torious crook, and Mike Adams, a St.
Paul bartender, visited Clements' saloon
shortly after midnight, ostensibly to see
whether the coast was. clear. Immedi
ately after they went out, leaving the bar
tender alone, the robber, with revolver in
hand, appeared and ordered Abbotts to
turn over the cash.
Abbotts refused to do so and the thug
then helped himself. He drew out the
money box from the safe, • emptying the
contents in his pocket, and then went to
a drawer in which $20 in change was
usually kept. Abbotts had selected a dif
ferent drawer for that purpose yesterday
morning, and after a little search the rob
ber found the cash in another drawer.
The police suspected Adams, formerly
employed at" the saloon, ard McElway,
who came to St. Paul last night to join
him. Two women with whom they room
over the saloon were also arrested.
SNEAK THIEVES PLY
VOCATION WITH SKILL
Steal Money From Numerous Resi
dences on the German Road
Persons residing on the German road
have complained to the police that they
have been robbed of sums of money,
ranging from $3.50 to $40. during the
past week. It is supposed that sneak
thieves have been operating in the vi
cinity. They have worked cleverly, en
tering the houses when no one was
watching and taking nothing but cash.
Complaints were made by Mrs. Carl
Paul, Mrs. Nels Hanson, Mrs. Tlllie
Monthaler and Mrs. George Hyman.
Acker Post to Attend Service
A patriotic to be held at 8
o'clock tomorrow evening at the First
Christian church, Nelson and Farrington
avenues, will be attended by Acker post,
G. A. R., on invitation of Rev. A. D.
Harmon, pastor of the church. Members
of both Acker and Garfldld posts will as
semble at Dayton and Virginia avenues
at 7:30 o'clock and march to the church.
Cabinet Member Falls in Due!
LONDON, July I.—The Central News
has received a dispatch from Athens
saying that M. Stais, the minister of
public instruction, has been killed in a
duel by Hadji Petros, a member of the
chamber of deputies.
Peace Promised in Tibet '
GYANTSE, Tibet, July I.—The gen
eral impression here is that a satisfac
tory settlement will be reached between
the British and Tibetan governments
without further military, operations.
Evacuate Dalin Pass
LIAU-YANG, July I.—Gen Kuropatkin
with reinforcements, personally moved
toward Dalin pass, whereupon the pass
was evacuated by the Japanese and re
occupied by the Russian*.
THE ST. PAUL GLOBE. SATURDAY, JULY % 1904
HOLDS COMBINATION
IS NOT ILLEGAL
Supreme Court Decides Gas
Company Can SeM By- Prod
ucts to Only One Concern
According to a decision filed by the
supreme court yesterday the St. Paul
Gas Light company has a perfect right
to sell its entire output of coke to the
Youghiogheny & Lehigh Coal* com
pany, to the exclusion of all other
would-be purchasers.
The case came before the supreme
court on the appeal of Charles J. Ber
ryhill, from the decision of the Ram
sey county district court in his ac
tion against the gas company and the
coal company already mentioned. The
ruling of the district court is affirmed.
The supreme court decided that by
products of any concern are not sub
ject to the "unlawful combination"
laws of Minnesota that might apply to
the principal products of the same
concern. The decision was written by
Justice Brown and the syllabus is as
follows:
Defendant gas light company is a cor
poration engaged in the business of manu
facturing gas for use by the citizens of
St. Paul. The gas Is manufactured from
soft coal, and one of the residual pro
ducts thereof is coke, which the company
accumulates in large quantities. It is not
engaged in buying, selling or dealing in
coke or other like fuel. It entered into
a contract with defendant coal company
by which it agreed to sell and deliver
to that company all its accumulations of
t:oke. and specially agreed not to sell or
dispose of the same, or any part of it,
to any other person or company. It is
held that as the coke accumulated" by
the gas light company is a mere inci
dent, a by-product, resulting from the
conduct of its principal business, the
agreement to sell its entire output to
defendant coal company was not ah un
lawful combination nor a violation of
any law of the state.
Order affirmed.
Widow's Claim Not Allowed
That the directors of a mutual in
surance company have a right to limit
the payment of dividends to such pol
icy holders as have paid their annual
premiums was decided yesterday by
the Minnesota supreme court. This
decison, written by Justice Lewis, af
firmed the order, of the Hennepin
county district court denying a new
trial to the plaintiff.
The question came up through an
endeavor on the part of Mary J. Petrie,
of Minneapolis, to recover from the
Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Com
pany of New Jersey $2,500 as the
amount of a policy which her husband
had been carrying since 1881. March.
18, 1901, he failed to pay the annual
premium of $65 due that day. Five
months later he died, before the pre
mium had been paid.
His widow contended that his policy
should haye been credited with a divi
dend declared by the company direct
ors in January, 1901, and that such
credit would have carried the policy
-beyond the date of his death.
Both courts held, however, that this
dividend was payable only tb policy
holders that had paid their anrtual pre
miums : that this limitation "was within
the authority of the directors, aad that,
lacking a cash surrender value suf
ficient amount, the Petrie policy had
already lapsed when Mr. Petrie di6d.
Eight other decision's were announc-;
ed, as follows:
Amy M. Brookhouse, appellant, vs.
Frances J. Pray et al., respondents.
Judgment affirmed. —Douglas, J.
Another Widow Loses
The appellant sued to recover $5,000
-willed to her husband by his uncle,
Samuel F. Pray, of Minneapolis, in
August, 1896, with the provision that,
in case any of the devisees under the
will died before payment was made
to them, and did not leave children or
grandchildren, the bequest should be
paid to the testator's wife, Frances J.
Pray.
Mr. Brookhouse was dead when the
will was made, although Mr. Pray was
not aware of the fact. The two chil
dren of Mr. Brookhouse died later
without leaving heirs.
Held that, in accordance with the
evident intent of the testator to leave
his estate either to his wife or to his
blood relatives, the bequest should be
paid, not to his nephew's wife, the ap
pellant, but to Mrs. Pray.
The judgment of the lower court in
favor of Mrs. Pray was therefore af
firmed.
Must Try This Case Again
Bertha Steindorff. as administratrix of
the estate of Albert E. Steindorff. de
ceased, appellant, vs. St. Paul Gas Light
Co.. respondent. Order reversed and new
trial granted. —Start, C. J.
Steindorff was killed by a shock from
an insulated electric wire strung by
the gas company close to the roof
where he was working. The trial court,
which directed a verdict for the de
fendant, held to have erred, inasmuch
as the questions so decided by the
court were questions of fact—contribu
tory negligence, etc. —and should have
been decided by the jury.
Louis Ellington, as administrator of
the estate of Fred Nleman, deceased, vs.
the Great Northern Railway Co., appel
lant. Order affirmed. —Start, C. J.
Action to recover damages for death
of Nieman, a fireman, killed by fall
ing from a preat Northern engine in
Polk county. Locomotive held to be
defective and contributory negligence
not shown.
The City of "Winona. respondent, vs.
M. S. Jackson et al.. defendants, Fidelity
and Deposit Co., of Maryland, appellant.
The City of Winona. appellant, vs. M. S.
Jackson et al., defendants. Fidelity and
Deposit Co.. of Maryland, respondent.
Judgment affirmed in both cases.
—Brown, J.
Stephen Bull et al.. respondents, vs.
Horace S. Rich, appellant, and Stephen
Bull et al., respondents, vs. Silas B. Foot,
appellant. Order affirmed.
Stephen Bull, Henrietta C. Fuller et al.,
appellants, vs. Horace S. Rich, respond
ent and Stephen Bull, Henrietta C. Fuller
et al., appellants, vs. Silas B. Foot, re
spondent. Order affirmed. —Lewis. J.
Mary Ann Hughes, appellant, vs. Ed
ward *F. Mullaney and Mary Mullaney,
his wife, respondents. Judgment modi
fied. —Lewis, J.
SAINTS ARE IN SHAPE
TO MEET SHAMROCKS
Local Lacrosse Team Expects to Push
Western Champions to the Limit
The premier exponents of lacrosse in
Western Canada, the Shamrocks, of Win
nipeg, will cross sticks with the Saints
at Lexington park tomorrow afternoon.
The Saints have been unflagging in
their practice the last two weeks and
are determined to give the Northerners
the game of their lives. McMullen. who
was a member of last year's Winnipegs,
has' become a resident of i St. Paul and
will be on ths tiring line. 'He will prob
ably play inside home. Raymond will
again be seen at point and President Mur
phy will be back on the defense. The
balance of the team will be about as
before. Oelune will again be played
at center with Seller and Mossop on the
defense side and Allen and Elliott on
the home. Capt. Brown is hopeful of
victory or at the least a very close game.
The Shamrocks are bringing with them
eighteen men out of which to select their
twelve.
SWEDISH STUDENTS
DIVE FINE CONCERT
Chorus From Lund University
Delights Immense Audience
at People's Church
Not since it was 'rebuilt has the Peo
ple's church held so large an audience as
+hat which assembled in it last night to
gieet the student chorus of the University
of Lund, Sweden. Every seat was occu
pied and the many who -were unable to
obtain seats sat on the stairs in the gal
lary or crowded about the different en
trances to the auditorium.
The chorus" more than deserved the
greeting it received from " this immense
audience which was made up largely of
the singers" countrymen. Vocally, it is
splendidly equipped, and the superior
training it revealed made it difficult to be
lieve that the members are college men
and have been singing together only since
their university course began.
The reception they received last night
appeared to inspire them, for they sang
their beautiful Swedish songs with a pas-,
sionate fervor that must have brought
before the eyes of many forgotten scenes
in the well beloved fatherland.
Over the stage hung last night the
American flag and on one side of it
hung the flag of Norway, and on the
other side the. flag of Sweden. An im
mense horseshoe of red and white flow
ers was a conspicuous ornament on the
rostrum.
Chorus Is Most Expressive
The student chorus of the Lund uni
versity is exceptionally well balanced, full
volumed and very melodious, but its
most noticeable charm is its expressive
ness. It is able to voice the finest shades
of expression. In pianissimo passages, the
voices soften and | blend until a single
voice, strong but indescribably tender,
seems to carry the theme. And even
when revealing.. its fullest strength the
chorus never loses this ability to convey
the message of, the song even while im
pressing with its volume.
One of the most beatutiful number it
sang last night was a Swedish folk song
arranged by Otto Lindblad. Like most
folk songs this is in a minor key. The
harmony is exquisite. The singers per
fectly interpreted the motif of the song.
The Swedish national anthem and
"Hear Us. Svea." contained a very spe
cial appeal for. the majority of- people in
the audience anp gaVoused it to a high de
gree of enthu^iaaa.
Dr. Albert Berg,'the leader, whose un
obtrusive but firm conducting was a de
light to watch, was forced to bow his
appreciation again, .and again.
Herr John Fbrsfell, the only soloist with
the chorus, is a great artist, superbly
gifted vocally. His baritone has the clear
ness and the sweetness of a lyric tenor
together with the dramatic depth and
strength of a deeper voice. He sang the
"Old Psalm," by Grieg, the chorus accom
panying, and the solos in "Sten Sture,"
by Karling.
BOYS CANT REFRAIN
Four Are Arrested for Prema-
ture Celebration
In spite of the warnings of Chief O'Con
nor, the enthusiasm of small boys await
ing the Fourth of July became evident
yesterday and frefliient reports of fire
crackers and toy pistols were heard in all
parts, of the city,
The patrolmen ha\"e" "been instructed to
arrest all persons, young or old, who vio
late the ordinances by discharging lire
arms or exploding ■ crackers before the
Fourth, and several arrests will undoubt
edly be made before the holiday.
Fout boys were arrested yesterday aft
ernoon and evening. They gave their
names as Charles Ostrom. aged 17 years;
Sam Walknan, aged 14; Sidney Ballinger,
aged 11. and Paul Hessler, aged 14. They
were all ordered to be in police court this
morning.
SAYS CONDUCTOR
KICKED HIM OFF CAR
Charles Boogreh * Found Unconscious on
Street and Seriously Injured
Charles Boogrfen, 774 Faurjuier street, is
In a serious condition at Bethesda hos
pital as a result, according to his asser
tion, of being kicked by a conductor of
the Rondo and _ M^ria street car line
Thursday nlghi.,' ? jHe was found lying
unconscious on-the street at Sixth and
Maria avenue yesterday morning at -:30
o'clock by two "men.
Boogren was partially revived by the
men who lifted 1 and carried him to Sev
enth street, where they were met by Pa
trolman Hickey. Bpogren was then taken
to- the Margaret street station and Dr.
R. O. Earl was.called.
After examining the man. Dr. Earl or
dered him removed to Bethesda hospital.
Boogren was found to be seriously in
jured internally.
According to Boogren's story he~ had
been at the union depot seeing a party
of friends off on a train and took a Ron
do and Maria car by mistake for a Sev
enth street car on his return to his home.
When the car turned on to Maria ave
nue he discovered his error and attempted
to get off at the first corner. The con
ductor objected, and when the car
stopped. Boogren says the conductor
kicked him off the car. He staggered
into the street and fell unconscious.
Would Remain in Congress
Representatives Halvor Steenerson.
of Crookston, and James T. McCleary,
of Mankato, filed yesterday with the
secretary of state affidavits as candi
dates upon the congressional ticket at
the primary election to be held Sept.
20.
When in doubt as to how your money
should be invested, read "The Globe's
Paying Wants'.'*. ,
YOUR LAST CHANCE
before the 4th to get a
case of Hamm's delicious
Bock Beer. During the
regular season, in April,
we reserved some from
our supply to use at this
time for a Holiday Beer.
This Bock Beer was
brewed last winter and
has been in storage since
that time. You will find
it of especially fine fla
vor. Order to-day.
Tel. 935 either 'phone
HAMM'S
ram of july
' FiDJUSSTO
Lacks Only $131 of the Amount
Needed and That ''?<
v Is Pledged
| Only $131.46 'is now needed': to bring
the Commercial - club's j Fourth of July
fund up to the $1,200 which the com
mittee j estimates will S be necessary for
the children's celebration at Harriet
island.' [ ■ . ;■; ': ,
' The collections yesterday amounted
to $135, bringing the total thus far sub
scribed up to $1,068.54. -. There is now
no doubt about the $1,200 being raised,
as more than. the v $131 needed has al
ready been promised. . .V
- The subscriptions reported yesterday
are as follows: \ .; : ■:.;■.
: S. 'H. Reeves, Seven Corners Dis
trict — ' ' '
S. H. Reeves, $5; Holmes & Mac-
Caughey Co., $2; Gardner S. Moore,
$2; D. A. Lebenzze, $2; Brimhall. $1;
H. B. Fuller. $5; George William Carl
son, $1; w. H. Bromley, $1; L. M.
Thomas, $1; St. Paul Furniture com
pany, $2; C. W. Emmert, $1; Scribner-
Libbey company, $2; J. M., $1; Louis
Arbogast, $1: Economy Furniture Ex
change, $1; Orlando Reynolds, $1; S.
A. Staberou, $1: H. E. Dreise, $1; H.
Bueger, $2; .William E. Nagel $2; G.
W. Emmert, $1.
B. H. Schriber and J. P. Jyle, Ger
man-American Bank District—
Weyerhaeuser & Co., $5; J. E. Green
man. $1; F. A. Pike, $1; D. J. Hallihan,
$1; Cash, $1.
Ross Clarke, Globe Building Dis
trict—
Lapham Renting Agency, $2; Can
non & Cannon, $1; Stone's School of
Watchmaking, $1; Knuppe & Hart
sinck, $1; C. E. and J. E. Otis. $1; A.
Greve, $1; O. E. Hollman, $1; Fry &
Jenkins, $1; F. P. Strong, $1; J. W.
Taylor, $1.
A. A. Dollittle, Endicott Arcade Dis
trct—
Dr. Vittum. $2: Dr. Maclaren, $1;
Dr. Arnold, $1; Dr. Ball, $1; Dr. Dun
ning, $1; Dr. Cameron, $1; Dr. Riggs,
$1; Dr. C. H. Goodrich. $1; Dr. Donald.
$1; Thomas Cochran, $1; Drs. Benepe
and Allen, $1; Dr. Dadmun, $1; Hamrfn
& Co., $2; North Western Fuel Co.,
$2: C. T. Adams, $1; George M. Ken
yon, $1: John E. King, $1; C. P. Wake
field, $1; H. P. Keller, $1; Cash, $1.
Balance, $933.54; received today,
$135. Total, $1,068.54.
POTTGIESER DOESN'T
LIKE TORRENS SYSTEM
County Solon Says It's Too Expensive
to the Taxpayers
Nicholas Pottgieser, county commis
sioner, announced at the meeting of
the committee on claims of the county
board yesterday that he would not
sign the warrants to carry on the Tor
rens system of land titles if he did
not fear that he would be in contempt
o? court.
'Must look at this," said Pottgieser,
as he tossed over a bill from William
P. Westfall, the attorney, for $200 for
examining titles during June, the
charge being $20 for each examination.
"Westfall has never received less than
$180 a month for such work during the
present year, besides which the county
pays him $50 a month as the attorney
for the register of deeds. This means
that Westfall has received from the
county for the first six months at
least $1,400. and that by the end of the
year he will have secured about $3,000.
Resides this, there are other expenses
connected with the Torrens system
that will bring the cost to the county
for a year to the neighborhood of
$5,000."
At the end of his announcement Mr.
Pottgieser signed the Westfall bill for
$200, reiterating as he did so that the
taxpayers are being mulcted for the
benefit of others, and that the $5,000
a year is really being thrown away.
COURT REFUSES TO
DISMISS COMPLAINT
Decides It States Cause of Action
Against a Music Company
Judge Brill yesterday overruled the
demurrer of the defendants in the case
of J. M. Anderson against W. J. Dyer
& Bro.. in which Anderson seeks to
compel the defendants to pay a note
that he holds against the Duluth Music
company and also asks for a distribu
tion of the profl s of the Duluth com
pany.
It is found by Judge Brill that a ma
jority of the stock of the company is
owned by Dyer & Bro. The capital
stock of the company is $50,000, and
plaintiff holds that it has earned $70,
--000 in profits, a" portion of which he
would like to have on the stot^k that
he holds. The demurrer of defendants
was on the ground that the complaint
failed to state a cause of action. The
case will now be tried on its merits.
REMOVED AS GUARDIAN
OF HIS LITTLE SISTER
Ingeborg Anderson Is Now in Custody
of Frank M. Nye
George Anderson was yesterday re
moved as guardian of the person of
Ingeborg Anderson, his eleven-year-old
sister, but allowed to retain his posi
tion as administrator of the girl's es
tate. An action was brought by the
father to have the son removed, al
leging that the girl had been spirited
away from her home in Wisconsin, and
guardianship established without the
consent of the father.
.Frank M. Nye was appointed guard
ian, and the father was given permis
sion to visit his daughter and to take
her to Wisconsin occasionally.
Boys Accused of Shoplifting
Three boys, arrested while attempt
ing to dispose of tennis shoes in an
East Seventh street second-hand
store, were arraigned in police court
yesterday, charged with shoplifting.
The shoes were identified a? having
been stolen from a department store,
and the police suspect that th« boys
have been operating for some time.
Their cases were continued until next
Tuesday. The boys gave their names
as Al Sunday, aged sixteen years:
Abraham Aronson, aged twelve, and
Barney Rosenthal, aged fourteen.
Hit Him With a Towel
Anthony MoGinley, when placed on
trial in the police court yesterday,
testified he -did not give Felix Warren
the black eyes exhibited by the latter.
McGinley admitted that he struck
Warren with a towel. The affair oc
curred at 1175 West Seventh street.
Judge Hine will decide the case today.
Open until 6 p. m. today
■ .V-- ' • - - St. Paul's Silk Selling Store. - ■■ - ' '■'
Field, ScblicU $ Co.
Entrances Wabasha; Fourth. Fifth and St. Peter Sts.
Wash skirts for "the 4th"
I^\^\ 500 will go on sale at 9 o'clock
I II 1 500 will go on sale at 2 o'clock
•' • There are a half dozen styles; all white duck.
pnrh " Wack or blue duck, dots and checks. All are."
•:. .•.. i ,r.flr^ .-.-:. tailor-made and strapped and plp^d at seams in7:=.*
"•.- . •, ■■:■•<■.. ■:. „,;.., the most fashionable manner. Sale will last-=: f '*:
until 6 o'clock if we have skirts enough. . -^
Sale slimmer corsets
SS^Tf^9 wanted the bargain corse!s last week came too late; the:." :
-quantity set apart : was., gone; for today we adopt a different plan.
35 dozen will go \~~£*k 50 dozen wUI go
,| on sale at:; 2^C!: on sale at
9 o'clock L~^*~L 2 o'clock
be'S SSy S aco°rLls ntilatinS Cl th ' a' We" boned, latest model and .■• ■:
2,000 ' Another 300 dozen of the recent im- l U *qq
white crush portation w6men's white lßk wa " "
, t • i i* wmie lawn v -. :
canvas belts Irish linen waists
finLVTu^f: 1* - handkerchiefs «*• —
nnisn Duckies, _-„-; , all new style but \ J ; :, :
metal eyelets and .-■ will go on sale Saturday, not quite fresh
patent hook fas- 1 All linen and good size and and clean, having
tener A perfect *J^* hemstitched. . '„ , .
marvel at today's Each 150 dozen will go on sale at been considerably.
; marvel at todays «-acn 9 o , clock the balance will be handled; 1.00 and
price, each, „ placed on sale at 2 o'clock, thus giv- 1.25 values for
9CPTIf« ins a wlde»' opportunity for all. Main <« x
vcuw thoroughfare aisle, near ribbons. 09 CentS .
7c for men's socks
This is the third day of this sale of men's fine Summer Socks, and
It should be the best day of the three. Either black or tan. made
of two-thread yarn. A good 15c value, and will wear better than
many a 25c sock. -Six pairs the limit. On sale all day long.
DOC REPEATS BITE
Fox Terrier Attacks 8-Year-Old
Boy Second Time .
Clayton Hamilton, 8-year-old son of F.
T. Hamilton, 1028 Chatsworth street, was
bitten yesterday for the second time in
the same place by the same dog. The
dog, owned by a neighbor, jumped at the
boy and imbedded its teeth in his leg, the
■wound being exactly in the scar left by the
first bite, which was inflicted three months
ago.
The boy was placing in the yard in the
rear of his home with a few companions
when the dog, a fox terrier, came among
the children. Seeming to recognize Clay
ton Hamilton, it sniffed, jumped and
snapped, the teeth penetrating the boy's
flesh. The dog then released its grip and
jumped at the boy again. The second
time the boy's wrist was caught between
the dog's jaws, and had the animal not
been beaten off by Mrs. Hamilton, who
ran to the yard on hearing her son's cries,
the artery might have been severed.
"When the dog bit my son the first time,
I did not make a complaint." said Mr.
Hamilton last night. '"That time the boy
was partly to blame, but, this time the
case is different, and I shall insist upon
having the animal destroyed. When the
dog bit my son the first time, about thiee
months ago, he was playing with it among
a number of small boys. Tlie dog then
bit his leg, tearing his trousers and in
flicting a deep wound in the flesh.
"Clayton was not playing with the dog
or paying any attention to it this time,
however. The terrier came into the back
yard when a - number of the neighbors'
children entered through the gate. The
dog immediately ran to my son and caught
his leg between its teeth. The boy shook
off the cur, which jumped again and
canght his wrist."
Mr. Hamilton"*said he would demand
that the dog be shot, and that if the owner
refused to give it up he would swear out a
■warrant in police court.
WILL CONSIDER PAY
OF JANITORS TODAY
Joint CoiwripHouse and City Hall Com
mission Postpones Meeting
The city hall and court house joint
committee was to meet yesterday and
consider the application of the em
ployes of the building for an increase
of $5 a month in their salaries, but as
there was "not a quorum in attendance
the meeting: was postponed until to
day.
A letter from County Auditor Krah
mer conveyed the information that the
money in the salary fund will not per
mit of an increase, the auditor taking
occasion to assure thf- applicants for
a raise that although the law of 190.'.
has greatly increased the work of the
clerks in his office it is found impossi
ble to grant them increased pay.
The petition from, the employes
states that as the expense of living has
greatly^, increased since the salaries
were fixed, it would be no more than
just to them to increase their compen
sation $5 a month for each employe.
It was signed by twenty-five of the
employes.
Attention is called to notice of The
State Saving's Bank under "Announce
ments."
Outing agSSfcr 4th of July
Lawn Tennis, Bathing Suits, Hammocks, Lawn
Base Ball, Bathing Caps, and Porch Chairs,
Croquet,! Bathing Sandals, Lawn Swings,
Lacrosse. ,| Bathing Slippers, r ow Boats, Canoes,
Quoits, Swimming Jackets, Fishing Tackle,
Golf, Swimming Water MegapnoneSf
Tennis Rackets, Kodaks and' Films, Water Pistols
50c, 75c, Tennis and Outing B.cycles, Carts,
$1.00, etc. Shoes—all sizes, Columbia
Tennis Balls, 25c. Toy Sail Boats, Automobiles,
Battledore, Bows and Arrows, Cyclone Wagons,
Shuttlecock, Flags, Tents, Etc.
KENNEDY BROTHERS °J^o no do s d p s °^
Cor. Robert and Third Streets, St. Paul
CHAFFEE HERETODAY
Lieutenant General Arrives
From Duluth This Morning
L,ieut. Gen. A. R. Chaffee. chief of staff
of the army, and Gen. C. F. Humphrey,
quartermaster general, who are coming to
inspect Northwestern military posts, did
not reach St. Paul yesterday afternoon
as was expected. They arrived at Duluth
at 8 o'clock last night, ten hours late,
having been delayed by a storm on th«
lakes. This delay, however, has brought
about one welcome change in Gen. Chaf
fee's itinerary. He will remain in tho
Twn Cities until tomorrow night instead
of leaving tonight.
A special car, placed at his disposal
by the Northern Pacific road, was at
tached to the regular train leaving Du
luth at 11:10 last night. He will reach
St. Paul at 6:30 o'clock this morning, ac
cording to the latest programme, and will
be received at the union depot by Gen.
C. C. C. Carr, commanding the depart
ment of Dakota, and (Jen. fair's staff.
But Gens. Chaffee and Humphrey will
not leave their car. It will bo transferred
to the Milwaukee road and conveyed to
Fort Snelling, reaching there about 8:30
o'clock.
The subsequent entertainment to be
prepared for the eminent soldiers had not
been determined last night. The nature
of these courtesies will depend upon
Gen. Chaffee's wishes. It is probable
that, weather permitting, be will review
the garrison "at Snelling this morning and
be entertained by the St. Paul Commercial
club on behalf of the city this afternoon.
A reception in honor of (ion. Chaffee and
Gen. Humphrey will, no doubt, be given
at the Hotel Aberdeen in the course of
the day by Gen. Carr. The principal
guests will be army officers, active and
retired, who live in St. Paul and Minne
apolis. Tomorrow. presumably. Gens.
Chaffee and Humphrey will lie welcomed
to the Flour City by the Minneapolis
Commercial club.
Had the generals arrived yesterday aft
ernoon, they would have been taken
about town in automobiles by the city
development cdmmittee of the Commercial
club.
A reception by Gen. Carr at the Hotel
Aberdeen was to have followed between
5 and 6 o'clock p. m.
CANDIDATES FOR YALE
UNDERGO EXAMINATION
Applicants Tested as to Qualifications for
Entrance to University
Examinations for young men desiring
to enter Yale university this fall and the
Sheffield Scientific school were held in
St. Paul yesterday afternoon under the
direction of H. T. Halbert.
Preliminary examinations for entering
tho university were taken by Arthur G.
DriscoH, Conrad Driscoll. Lawrence How
ard. Franklin D. Lightner, Milton C.
T,ightner. Theodrr.-e Scliulze and William
P. White.
Final examinations were taken by Carl
B. Drake, Jule M. Hannaford Jr., Samuel
G. Ordway and Roger B. Shepard.
Among the applicants for admission to
the Sheffield school, Arthur A. Clapp. Mil
ton W. Griggs, Foster Hannaford and
William W. Skinner took preliminary ex
aminations. John G. Ordway and Carl T.
Schuneman, of St. Paul, and Walter D.
Brewer and John M. Peyton, of Duluth,
took • finals."
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