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The Minneapolis journal. [volume] (Minneapolis, Minn.) 1888-1939, January 25, 1901, Image 13

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A New Feature of Suburban Rail
roads in Stockholm.
I Its Friends Deny That the Cars In
dicate That the System la
a Failure.
"We fear that the Gothenburg is no
more preventatlve than the Maine system j
of prohibition," remarks the New York
Sun in coinemnting on the dispatch from !
Stockholm, announcing that the adminis- j
tration of the state railways had ordered a ;
special car for intoxicated persons on every
suburban train at night. Other words
uncomplimentary to the system are ut
tered in the same paragraph. It is quite a j
mistake to assume that there is anything i
in common between the Gothenburg sys
tem or any of its variations, and the pro
hibition laws of the various state in Amer
ica, say the Scandinavian system's advo
cates. The principles involved in the two
general systems are vastly different, they
add, reasoning thus:
Whereas the subject of the one system 13
to prevent the sale of intoxicants, the other
Is Intended only to regulate tho saloon or
barroom. It's aim is to abolish the gilded
dena of vice with their many allurements In
* the form of music, bright decorations,
games of char.cc, free lunches, wine rooms
and the thousand and one other devices to
attract patrons. It's purpose is also to
abolish the low divfes, where crimes are fos
tered and the vlciojs find therr haunts.
Not everyone willing to live and grow rich
on the miseries and weakness of his fellow
men can become a liquor dealer in Norway
or Sweden under the so-called Gothenburg
system. Th« manager of a liquor place is
on a salary and has no personal Interest in
the buninesa. He Is simply there in a semi
official capacity to enforce the rigorous liquor
laws. Moreover a considerable share of the
earnings of the business is devoted to various
public charities and enterprises.
The institution on the Scandinavian penin
sula corresponding to the British taproom and
tho r American saloon by comparison is so
: different aB to be scarcely recognizable. It
has not abolished drunkenness, but it has re
duced the per capita consumption of in
toxicating beverages to a very marked degree.
To such an extent have some communities
been liberated from the thraldom of the
liquor «v» that they have closed even their
Gothenburg ••saloons." This is especially
true of several Norwegian cities. Thus while
the primary idea of the system was not
pix?ventative. the practical results tend in
that direction.
It is quite unjust, say the Gothenburg j
system's friends, to consider the recent or- j
der of the state railway administration as '
a reflection on the efficacy of the Gothen- j
burg system. If It shows anything, they
say. It reveals a humane consideration for 1
drunken persons who in the past have been j
promptly ejected from the trains at the j
first Btation, sometimes with the ther
mometer far below zero. While the
"drunk" car Is a boon to the victims of the i
liquor habit it is a much greater one to
the general public to which an intoxicated
individual is always a nuisance. A sep
arate '■oniimrtment for the class would be '
appreciated on almost any railway.
The Explorer Is Getting Ready to !
J'ubliah l*i em.
Gustave Kolthoff, who was at the head of '
a Swedish scientific party which cruised in
Arctic waters last summer, 13 now en
gaged in the inevitable task of getting his
notes in shape. This expedition distiu
guished itself by returning to civilization j
'with two musk oxen, a very rare feat.
The party started in a little vessel from
the northern coast of Xorway on June 4
last, and four days later they arrived at
the icy coast or Spitzbergen, where they
visited some of the deej> fiords and clus
ters of islands. Then they steamed far
northeast to the waters between Spitz- |
bergen and Franz Josef Land, where they
reached the southwest coast of Prinoe
Charles Island, which, it will be remem
bered, was visited for the first time two
years ago. They found there an archi
pelago of considerable extent which had
never been explored. They procured a
great deal of information about this al
most unknown region, and the account of
it which they will soon publish is ex
pected to be very interesting. They were
disappointed, however, in not finding any
more relics of the lost Arctic aeronaut,
Andree. One of his buoys had been picked
up in the neighborhood of King Charles
Island, and this was believed to be the
likeliest place to find other objects that
might throw light upon the fate of the
Women Are in the Mnjolr<> in \or-
way fop Various Causes.
One of the natural consequences of emi
(ration has been to make a greater pre- ;
ponderance of women in Norway than in
almost any other country in Europe. The
census of 1891 showed that there was an
excess of women over men of almost 70,000
while In 1876 this excess only amounted
to 43,000. As in all countries, the births
of males exceeded those of females, but I
as the majority of emigrants are young
men the proportion of the sexes was more
strongly reversed here than eJsewhere.
Another cause for the excess has been the
number of men engaged in seafaring. On
account of the large coast population and
the active share they take in the fisheries,
deaths from drowning are comparatively
more numerous In Norway than in other
countries. Naturally this affects the male
part of the poulation, whose percentage of
deaths from accidents is much larger than
that of women. Of the 8,927 deaths by
accident in the ten years from 1880 to
1890, 6,047 were due to drowning.
Norway "Will Not Mourn.
Professor Oscar Alin, who filled the chair
of constitutional law in Upsala, died the
other day, aged 54. He advanced the legal I
theory that the foundation of the Swedish-
Norwegian union was the treaty of Kiel
Quite a "school" adopted this theory and
many of the younger members advanced some
extremely radical arguments to establish
Norway's inferiority as a political division to
Sweden. Professor Alin was the foremost
of the "storsvenske" element in Scandinavian
politics, and on that account no one in Nor
way will regret hlg death.
That his ideas, though persistently pro
mulgated, were rapidly losing ground in Swe
den, is very evident from the annual re
views published by the big dailies of Sweden
at New Year.. Without exception, these pa- '
pers, some of them rabid critics of every- j
thing Norwegian, spoke very encouragingly
Of the friendly feellug between the two coun- ,
tries and the bright prospects of even a better !
"Svenck Teater."
"Smaastadsllf" ("Provincial Town Life"),
is one of the merriest farces ever written by
a Swedish author. Fru Agrell has created
for it a number of odd and comical figures
and & dialogue extremely witty, but with- i
out coarseness or vulgarity. The scene of :
the play is a small town of southern Sweden, .
in the time of crinolines- and ruffled shirt
fronts, and the Swedish Dramatic Club will ;
spare no effort to make the toilet* accurate
and picturesque at the performance, Feb. 3.
The plot of the play is simple and consistent.
The acting mayor of a small town, who, in
spite of his temporary dignity, is but an I
illiterate municipal councillor, has been
touched to the quick by an anonymous cor- ,
respondent in the Sando Post, written by a
townsman. The irate mayor resolves that
Nosvick, his own little community, shall give
a theatrical performance for charitable pur
poses, because the rival village of Sando
nas successfully given one. The play se
lected, the actors, scenery and costumes are
all of the mgat domestic kind and furnish
the material for a whole evening's entertain
ment of solid fun.
Ibsen Remains in Norway.
Henrik Ibsen has been living for half a
year in great seclusion at Sandefjord Nor
way, preparing the material for a new work.
Askea if he Intended to remain In Norway,
he said: "Yes, in all probability. My cor
respondence is so -extensive that this alone
.n ? a"S M, TUP lIPIII AVAnP Dress Goods
100 cases fancj Chocolates and BJ Rfl HHB 1 & W I Double faced Golf Suitings-
Creams, put up in neat boxes— . *jm mm mm mm IH| | 1 Hmm strictly &v wool 50 in wide,
§3H! as In C lIL ff 01UIIL sHSsMc
; Crystallized Gum Drops, JB^ -■'"-.,::'■' >"£ "''■■' " ; '•'*'-' ~*-?t '-'- c-": ■■'■■■-"-■■—., ■;«."'■' •■".-'• . ' 1) ■yilKS'v;*^'.'* ''?,\.:
10c quality;...:;...w^©^ 0&& ' " fetH^^pi ■••tfr J~y-i- -■---■ r ::,;.:■.-:,--. V.. v ./■; New Foulards—new Wash Silks
King Edward VII Style RICH RFSIJI TS i™ the™refu' bUyZ Sat™' X^t "SoSSf t5
The New Store Hat Depart- :"!™^"iH B^L-V^^L I <-* (lay—the IO!ig day, There Will much more, Saturday, J^jj
X^ saSyZ ne^^n be no repetition. Act accordingly. Open Saturday evening. uSmi" WHtaßaait
Soft Hats for Men, the latest £g. £&■%£ tl % " : ■ -:' -■'■ "- ' ':-•■-■- : : M 1.9.15, VflllTO
style in New York; we show it SVAWfi nflriT'NW'R ■ PTnVVDTWIi '**" f**\ Cambric nusiin-soft finish no
fresh. Our sale 0* Fa tffeffc ■" *&>*& JK7J.U JN &X* Mr, Jrli»lL£lKlj?i « CO. dressing, cheap for 8c ■£!*%
price 5^4-bUU ' ■ I — * : '"'-" ; - ' : — ~ *■. -:■••=■ ■.•: '■ ■ . . • ' yd, Sat. (quan. 1im).... *92+*
Saturday' Special-100 Soft and Stiff S H RFl|f>Fl> WHFAT nVT" °f T""?^ *™i > J^jXT^SS OA^
2h**£?.?: s2.oo UUL" nnLAI r&^ssssr Samplert wo rS e'iLr,sL yrd a y ya; fo:.3oc
Winter Caps—Tarns, Stocking Caps; to CHAFING DISH LESSON-By an Expert -3 p. m. Dfdp6FlBS
close out -qmcfc.;,..,. HALF PRICE ■ . ...""'■'.■■"* •■" "' "•"'• "v ' "' • ■ , -- ■■ '■ •"• ■ ■"- Tapestry Portieres -50 pairs new Door
LadieS' K6€kwear and Veiling; Alfll* HIO* 6HIAA <BK*feiA Draperies, rich dark decorative col-
New Wash Veih, 20th century**!^ WllT JEtflg @HO6 98116 onngs, $2.50 values. $^,50
importations 980 800 and <*■***' peat Grand Rush Tomorrow fop Our Manimotfi Shoe Dept. cX Spot Muslin-36-inch favor" « A
woXloSO^oblose'yaT' SO© "; The Prices We Will Quote are Something Awful. it. sized s P ok Yard Saturd^.Bo
High band Linen Collars, some H^ BE ON HAND EARLY- BE AMONG THE FIRST. fifllHftl-ft n^^fmanl
of them slightly soiled, each.....18© r —— . C.-V.-".-".' '•'■ \ ' ■ " . '."„; ;." /i] '\ —— .:..V a.mß'a, UBPaniIIBIII-
White Lace Fichus, worth to CA^ A£\ Bargain Counter— most everything in Rubbers and Storm •fIJS^. Have your negatives developed and
$1, each ..;...........; h OUU ■ Overshoes to fit women, men, boys and girls; at only •...- Ittw prints finished here.;: Prices the lowest
I on* #s el C L 'J I —" ''"'•" • ■-'•-■'-■' —"T^ '■ '— '.'.'. '...'^ '!'"-'■' — —~ and grade of work the best. • :
L3CBS ana tmDrOIII6ri9S Child's felt shoes, kid foxing, 44 A Women's Vici Kid Shoes, kid tips, 40-gram Flash Powders, our own «y*
Those handsome English Torchon Laces worth 35c, at.......'..'.:. V.; U I lt# flexible, McKay and ex- ti&4 Ift make......-.................;.. £%»
have withstood the siege for two weeks Child's kid shoes, kid tips, - 4*7*% tension soles, value to $2. I■ IO Photographs of yourself, two XA A
and the line is not broken. Reinforced value to 40c. at : 'I I U Women's Vici Kid and Box Calf Shoes, sittings, with proof, dozen .. Ollv
£3"^^*&3£c s cr; Bofr 6°;'kid'Bh;;s:34c .l3^a&^!^,..sl.®B Linoleum ■ .
Extraordinary values in Cambric Em- n^ii/j', nri«i'J!iViS II" '' k** ' Women's Kid Shoes, with kid and. vest- 500 yards in pieces containing from 2
broideries patterns that sell on sight; and kid shoes val £ $I'SO*at 4WC in^ to 3' Value to $hls ' .^"i QA to 20 square yards each. Best Scotch
cloth and finish the best. 'P : ;Q^ and kid shoes, val. to W.OO, atnr^W ■ at. :;..... .5© I **$*& and American qualities, worth 75c to
Prices, yard. 250 190 15c and *SfsL> Misses kid shoes extension g|g|tfii Women's Kid Shoes, good &*&,* $1.00 per yard; to be sold OC A
Narrow Valenciennes Laces, good for sole, value to $1.25, at.: %M\9%M styles, values to $1.50, at OOt Saturday, uOC
doll dress trimmings. Per izsh*% Misses' kid shoes, many styles, AA^ Women's Sandal Rubbers, *%£&*% " y^»Ji,*«*L! £
dozen.... IVli value to $2, at only /....... s*sF^r every size, good qualities, at.. :&*S I* IlallOKBrCllSBlS / .
UlAlfAe and Miilane Boys' and men' shoes, broken lots, Women's House Slippers, extra special Ladies' Genuine Irish Linen Handker
yEUYßS £SSa Ifllf 13115 not many pairs, while they *gf|f) value, over 1.000 styles, at «7 A chiefs, assorted hems, value |A A
Sale of fine $1.50 quality Kid Gloves, last -......^.. ••• ■***' on .v. .......... ..-.*r.#.t#- 20c. Special, each . ...1. ....ilfC
Steinkali, Helen and other &&(s&** Boys'good solid calf shoes, Q"7« Women's vici kid Shoes, hand welt n , ui-| £ n
reliable makes. To close, pair..*f«sC value t051.50 at %9 M%* soles, regular $3.50 qual- fl*-fl |-"f rSFSfdH WllfOn SfligS
Ladies' Black Silk Mittens, 85c qual- : o T^\nl&s2 scho°l jg°* s' ™™ in 695'n*^^^0^^ •.•/■" 50 fine Rich Persian Wilton Rugs
ity. Too many of them, so, EJ|^" wear out, value $2, $1.39 Quee" Quality bhoes, the ladies' pride, size 28x54 inches, worth g^-g |l|
pair - Olfli at •••■- •;•:• *** " "■** *" over 60 styles and every pair a dream, conn pnf> u !■ 1H
P •• * * *'' * WWW Boys' good quality rubbers q« p every kind of leather. fl* <$ tot* $2.00, each ** " %P I.x I *F
Hailflfir at %M**\* The price is ......... &%MuWM D ftllJk Pla4E«!ma>
HlUnier dai® Men's good calf shoes, Q±4 Qfi 5 Men's good quality Rubbers. JBO^ »»yS UlOlning
Cashmere Mufflers, worth to {fl^ value to $2, at...........wi ■*•*•• at only .. ..i .•-••■••.:;..... ,"lwy- Suits—Two-piece Suits, dark colors,
40c. Each Itf I* Men's S3 and $4 shoes, fIJ4 AO Men's Shoes, odd lots, every £hf double breasted, sizes 6to 14 AQ A
Silk Mufflers, worth to $1.00. *JK-^ .-. every kind o^ lejlther '' at .M* ■ ■ tP j size worth to $3, at ..%....... m*l i%* years, $1.50 values. Saturdaylf Ol#
Each .\ .... .■.!■..,.. *lls>C '-\ ; • v ;'; ';\ v - ' ■ '- • " •---•••■ ' Suits—Two-piece ■ Suits,dark colors, all
Oxford Mufflers, worth to' Kflrf* 5 '' '*> *'* .- "-d •**' ' s<m . ' —.■♦«- ?:.. I sixes, 7to 16 years, some of them
$150 Each ••D"° ji Furniture i| Corsets. Undermuslins. ! worthtos2-5a *Satur- S1 48
RibbOnS > Rockers—s4.oo quartered and polished ( Corset Military straight front ;! v^t^it'c "a t'" va "^
Black Velvet Ribbon "Uh satin back !l golden oak Rocker; while S | P Qg and French short hips, J. B. R: &G. \ ! 8^? y ° maAed^S' Ed
for L'Aiglon ties and belts at lowest they last, Ito a customer.^ ■■»O and American Lady; special AO fi . a l Isgo^ |o BA
prices. j Iron Beds-40 sample Iron Beds at one- !; *2 satin stripe. Saturday.. 9OV ,;, f or $3>50
Best Roman Striped Ribbons, 3* inches . |l; hJ^Jf^ r cc; I |^S?^ '-„ ;^:^<>ats-Black " and .-.; colors^ deep j| Reefers-Storm Reefers, all-wool friezes
wide, no reserve of colors this tf^E-w- |! f f 00 Beels for. $2.00 V plaiting, ruffles and cords, $2 QOp ;| and chinchillas, sizes 5 to 15 years,
time, value Hoc. Special, yd/.v^-OC -! "■*%%> Beds for -•• > • ? $2.50 \\ values. Choice ........... «FOt# ( ; worth to $5.00. Special^*! vA| A
PL «B «fl 1" ■;. $10.00 Beds for $5.00 ;. : Gowns, Skirts, Chemise, Corset Covers !; price..... 9«iatfU'
JAXiSSISL. Pjcture a T !!IEL a r me DeP*- ■-»-- a X !ot: 4»c:; SSr^S 25c
Patron Van Volkenberg, Sweepers of ' Saturday SneciaU «w™ f o^^ !! 10°Children'* Long Coats and Reefers ! ; Top Coats—Any coat in 1/ n •
&a£^**?- 89c § ye^; $2'so.. Ta'ues; 98c i - — >-• ■•••-- £ Price
iourcnoice '«j»w^r s regular value 2oc, your choice. ■ sfO i| n 1 " TT7 , ' n .
o f lac7o^lttV ithCTerybos 6W, d photos d fraJa 2 Bm^r y i: Swn gSrer^c';69ci! Basement
bwuuuw). ( , moulding and grey mats, worth Of* >; _ ._, '
- .[fiMfalrV !' 15c, your choice Ov j! Mfili * Flirni<&hin&Q < Laundry Soap — Armour's first quality,
UOSyyilW . > _1 J . . "Li -.. ■■'••■ • ' "IiSII « I Ullli9lßßli£9 / full size 5c bar. Special, i"& ET ~.
TV , „., « 7 * . > Get our prices on frames for Tribune ■, r ° .' 12 bars for cumi ' ZOG
Ladies' email silver Watches, every one -■,; Pictures. . 'I Men's Linen Collars, Armour brand,; 'I ljg "" ' ******
warranted a reliable Ife^l'TSS!! : n :- il i a 1; about 500 dozen good styles, manufac- ': 77 " ——— ~~ TZ~^
timekeeper Saturday.. / SB ; - ,:; irUg SBpailiflBBlt " Jurers' seconds their quality; | j; ffg^rSe^plr^^ •4™140
Bet Buckle-^ew lot just in new J ; Toilet Soap, odds and ends, to «&-* ! lilted to one dozen, each IV incandescent Gas Lamps, > -'M
styles, new shapes and new &s%&** ' ■J» clean up per bar ; *fC \> Armour brand Linen Cuffs.worth K-^ <' all complete, like JIQ^ JH
colors, wortn to toe. Sat &3?!je%p ,' »15f p 1 "*"'"*";*'* i| 25c OU $ 1^ cut, only *rOU .^J|v
Sterling silver Match Safe, bright pol- j| Csy f^XniaT ForestP.^: M^ Silk Band BowV, worth'" •]- j| I 1.000 2nd quality rfjS^Sbfc
ished satm and French gray^ll^ .; Goya Lily, Musk Rose, Lily of the 25c .it* ! fi »*y each 6C
best $1 box in northwest. Sat.O«U Valley and Ste P hanotis,re g . « R(| Men's fancy trimmed Night Shirts,.;!;. I I lo& Z\"ltj M
bony Counter —finest Eoonoid Toil- > per oz. 50c. Saturday;..... ..'OOy. ,; "made black diamond muslin, ! felled <-. %d '"'^€%g% "W
et Articles, sterling silver mounted, ftl^Al* 111 "I O"1 |> seams and continuous facing, OCa !| jj s&B only, each IWO T3T
curlers, horns, files, seals, scrapers \ VIO3KSf wf3lSfS| $U!I3 ]! our 50c quality &aiUr%J! j! Clothes baskets,made feK-gmßjßftßMßßL^fl
knives, brushes, value 15c, choice "I* i Come and see what we are doing with <! Men's heavy wool Underwear, BA A ; l' :? f fl. ne uro T! I°JS B 1^
yaturda>r ■•:•;••/. ** all our winter goods. j; worth to $1.25 .....OllC;; siz es"vorth «H|^r
HosifirV Slid UndflrW9flr <! . Ladies' silk waists, all good and per- <! ■>■ ■ ■nt ■ a '!' to SI(X) ' '^i^HBL"k/
il!;l!Kro!f^v^^ Scrrt H to ? 5.00, $1.98 Flann9ls and Blankets Ur ■to 1- c^
bination suits, our regular ■ 1-A,^ !■ x T ,-V,"" ""r V"'* " , 1' Fine Outings — Choice light styles, 3SO 580 feSO
$1.00 quality. ' SPUMH .'. iiadies , all wool cheviot, seven gored ;[ splendid, soft, fleecy quality, BIU ;J. Clothes Lines, 60 feet sisal lines, worth -f-^
Ladies'fitwell wool Vests' and Pants ! « Bkirts, worth $4, §2.1111 !; 10c yard kind anywhere ; I 15c,s P ecial IC
the best in the market, worth ftfl*% j! cnoice *, ... ...^M?.**m*F*m ( , Blankets— fine soft, fleecy Gray 1 1 Clothes Pins, first quality, dozen ..,.....: 1c
51.25 ©SIC ) Ladies man tailored silk or satin lined \ Blankets.beautifully bordered, R |5^ { #% Dolls - Closing out odds and
Ladies' fleece lined' and unlined, full J $15 J ' WOrth tO $4.50 |l tape bound, worth 85c; pair.. OOC ;| ji^ end* at %to M: regular prices,
regular made and fast black, 4A A I XC . 1 ' v'T'iu- *: *V* V ' j,.; ■','.'! f""'"' 3 „ UfL ' ft^ _j^ !' fki^ Kid body; Dolls with bisque head,
worth 25c i<&C > w ladies' walking skirts and tailor made /{ WSSIi bOOuS !! 19 f\ 16 inches long, slightly
................... > dress suits, worth to &*-&&& Ci^ \ „. .■ „, , > WA > soiled.worth to 50c,choice I<f v
NatiOnS H 25-00 ............ 51*1*2.011 Q^ms-Best quality Domestic ;UK 100 fancy DresBed DollB| <Q^
tr. it • BI«#HUI!d i t S - W«* *<* RA^4:: , ; Dress Ginghams, all new spring £» 1 SUi worth to 50c only ? ISO
Ladies' Hair Rolls, black or colors, iIUIECBI OeDt ' styles, worth 12^c yard...... I*2" till linJl 7 ;7^
12 ; 14 and 16 inch, regular |Q || Sa""" SpecT Mercerized Embroidered Dimities-Em- iiW S^^^S^.^aeO
price Uc, or ................ ** S Solid gold frame, your choice of style, 1! broidered Swisses, Imported Scotch S Crockery Dept.— Chimneys, all sizes: and
Winner Safety Pins, black or silvered ,«; best goods made, fitted with best Pers. |' Madras, beautiful new designs, latest 'I shapes, No. land No. 2Sun, No. 2 Rochester,
-all sizes, worth sc, gCS l ens , regular price $5. ftO 08 ■«"^-t~tar mb-"tion B , " OIB C S,f 1S Si ?^»t & ""' T'
card........ *"** „ Saturday ............ .^aifll^ for Saturday, yard..........;. &*&%* !; only, each.... :..;.................. OC
would make it inconvenient' to change my
Local Mention.
Idun society, an organization of Swedish
women, has re-elected its old officers.
John Svard of Winthrop, Minn., was in
the city a few days ago preparing for a
short visit to Sweden.
Among the visitors in Minneapolis this
week is noted the name of A. J. Anderson, a
resident of Aberdeen, Wash.
Thorwaldsen lodge of the Danish Brother
hood announces its annual prize masquerade
to be held to-morrow evening at Dania hall.
Alexandra lodge, of the Danish Sisterhood,
gives a social party this evening, at Simon
son's hall, Cedar and Washington avenues.
Daglig Tidende began its fifteenth year
with yesterday's number. It is still in the
hands of the original founder, T. Oulbrand
sen, and continues to prosper.
The annual meeting of the Swedish Hospital
Association will be held next Wednesday
evening, Jan. 30, at St. Paul's church, Bloom
ington avenue and Twenty-fifth street.
The Norwegian Christian Aid Society dis
bursed J285.35 during the past year. At the
annual meeting last Monday S. Sivertsen was
elected treasurer; Otto Rood, secretary, and
N. L. Enger, treasurer.
Daughters of Norway have decided to cele
brate the fourth aniversary of their organi
zation with a fest to be held March 31 at the
hall, Washington and Twenty-first avenues N.
A committee consisting of Mmes. Randi Wol
lan, Maril Pedersou and Anna Johnson and
Lars Haug and Knud Rasmussen will have
charge of the arrangements.
Here and There.
Bjorn Bjornson. the theater director, has
beeu decorated with the Danish order of
A. F. Dreuterz and Olof Bengstrom of Ne
braska are planning to locate a Finnish col
ony In eastern Tennessee. The intention is to
secure a tract of 100,000 acres.
Norway's west coast was harried by a
dreadful storm last Monday aud much prop-
erty was destroyed but no lives were re
ported lost in the first dispatches.
It is reported that Captain Asserson has
been induced to remain in the United States
navy as naval constructor on the assurance
that he will be retired with the rank of rear
A call for the annual assembly of the Min
nesota conference of the Augustana Swedish
Lutheran synod has been issued by President
P. Sjoblom. The meeting wil be held at
Stillwater beginning Feb. 18 and continuing
a week.
Aftenposten, in Christiania, Norway, ordi
narily a very reliable newspaper, credits the
authorship of Nelson's "History of Scandi
rfavians in America" to Senator Knute Nel
son. The paper must have an idea that the
senator is the only Nelson in America, or
possibly the only one able to write a his
tory. The author is 0. A. Nelson of this
Chicago Milkman's Hiding Place for
Aliened Stolen Jewelry.
Chicago, Jan. 25.—With* the plunder of
a score of burglaries hidden In hollow
Bibles and other books, Charles Ohman, a
milkman, was arrested last night. The
alleged thefts were committed when
Ohman was delivering milk. The books
had been reduced to a shell by cutting
away the Inner part of the leaves, mak
ing a hiding place for Jewelry.
BELOIT—A church in Milford, Mass., has
given President E. D. Eaton a call to become
its pastor.
The first place to introduce your out-of
town friends —to Glass Block Tea Room.
Are free from all crude and irritating
matter. Concentrated medicine only. Car
ter's Little Liver Pills. Very small; very
easy to take: no pain; no griping; no
j purging. Try them.
Clinton, lowa, Turns to It for Re-
lief From Present Ills.
Ministerial Union and Cltisen* Gen
erally Si«n the Petitions
of Consent.
Special to The Journal.
Clinton, lowa, Jan. 25.—Petitions are In
circulation and Clinton will soon have
saloons operated strictly within the lim
itations of the mulct law. The strange
part of the movement is that it has the
indorsement of the ministerial union, and
church and temperance people are gen
erally signing the saloon petitions. In
every other county or city where such
petitions have been circulated the min
isters have stoutly opposed them. It is
understood that petitions are to be cir
culated in Dubuque, Davenport, Burling
ton and other river cities, and the mulct
law put into force.
Trouble between the gamblers and one
of. the saloons precipitated the situation
that led to the agreement to install the
mulct law. L*st faU a man came here
to open a gambling house. At that time
there was a place operated where it v.as
understood games were permitted. The
new man rented rooms over a saloon
where the local gambler had been a part
ner, but threats to bring gambling before
the grand jury caused the new man to go
elsewhere. The grand Jury took up the
subject and indicted the men who were
conducting the old place, and they blamed
the saloon-keeper over whose saloon the
other place had intended to locate. The
gamblers went over the river to Fulton,
and the wife of one of them began in
junction proceedings against the saloon
keeper blamed for having the gamblers
Then lawyers began other cases, in one
of which a man named Dewey was the
plaintiff. On the trial it was shown that
Dewey had offered to take various amounts
to settle, and he was arrested for at
tempted extortion, and is now in Jail. He
has been indicted for conspiracy. Sev
eral other cases were brought by attor
neys whom the saloon-keepers claim are
"settlers." It was at this time that a
temperance worker came here to begin a
series of meetings, although his coming
was independent of pending litigation.
Then came the beginning of the move
ment to havo the mulct put in force. A
conference was arranged between the
Liquor Dealers' association and the Min
isterial union. Committees representing
both bodies met and canvassed the situa
tion. The ministers asked that the laws
be enforced, and the representatives of
the dealers expressed a willingness to cir
culate petitions and invoke the protec
tion of the law. The ministers said they
would give the dealers twenty-five days
in which to canvass the city and have
their petition acted upon.
The saloons are getting ready to come
under the mulct. Screens are to be re
moved, private rooms dispensed with,
rear doors closed and billiard and pool
tables removed.
The grand Jury is again in session, and
for a week has been examining witnesses,
trying to find evidence upon which to
base Indictment of alleged wine rooms.
But it is understood it has found nothing
definite. The local police claim the wine
room stories related in temperance meet
ings are largely wrought out of imagina
tion. Slot machines may be investigated.
The grand jury had a call from six mem
bers of the Ministerial union. "They
wanted the wine rooms looked after and
keepers of slot machines indicted, but
asked that the saloon-keepers be un
molested till they have had time to get
up their petition and have it properly
acted upon.
He Wanti #2.000 Damage* for Al-
It-Ked False Arrest.
New York, Jan. 25.—John Q. Carlisle,
who was secretary of the treasury under
President Cleveland, has been sued by
a cab driver for $2,000 damages. The cab
driver alleges that Mr. Carlisle falsely
caused his arrest.
Richard F. Leake, the cabman, alleges
that Mrs. Carlisle missed a seal skin cape,
valued at $300, after riding in a cab, and
Mr. Carlisle had Leake arrested. He was
acquitted. He denied that Mrs. Carlisle
used his cab.
River Plata Province* Heavily Dam
aged by Rain.
-Washington, Jan. .•* United■;.'• States
Consul Swalm at j Montevideo 'reports that
the t wheat crop in the river Plata provinces
of both Argentine and Uruguay is reported
in a ; very bad condition owing to . a heavy
rain, the .ground being wet for several
weeks., It is doubtful .'whether,' the wheat
raised will be sufficient to supply, the home
consumption : alone. ■'. ■ The river \ Plata .' ex
ports of wheat will fall at least 50 per cent
below: last year and th# same Is true of
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