Mure Power lor Pill»bury A—New
water wheels of 2,500 horse power are to be
put in the Pillsbury A mill, aud the down
stream tail race is to be widened. A pair
of sti-inch horizontal Sampson twin wheels
will be connected with the maiu shaft by
rope drive. The need of additional power
at the A mill ha* been felt for some time,
and the improvements contemplated will am
ply supply it.
Couldn't Work With JaoUnon-Thos.
Carey, superintendent of flr» alarms of the
St. Paul fire department, resigned his posi
tion at a meeting of the flre commissioners
last night. 11» declared that he could uot
work in harmony with Chief Jackson. FreJ
Hough, chief operator, and Sherwood Hough,
operator, also resigned. The board then put
the entire nre alarm system under the con
trol of the chief.
Walker Proposition Still 1 I» — The
paving committee of the council Wednesday
postponed action on tue season's paving
■chedule and T. B. Walker's proposition until
next Monday. Chairman Lane of the com
mittee was too ill to attend, and, owing to
the importance of the questions involved, it
was thought best to wait uutll the full com
mittee could be present. The committee
hopes to have a report on the Walker matter
ready for Monday night's council meeting.
JUDGE'S HEART TOUCHED
SAD ("ASKS OF TWO VOl VCi MEN
A Mother's Heartbroken Letter* and
Their Own Statement* Ht-nult >
' in v Lighter Sentence.
Pity for a broken-hearted mother
touched Judge Brooks" heart yesterday
when Huber Stringfleld and George E.
Keller stood before the bar of justice and
asked for mercy. They are the young men
recently brought back from California to
stand trial for grand larceny, after having
worked an extensive swindling game from
here to the coast. The prosecuting at
torney and the counsel for the defense
spoke kind words in behalf of the defend
ants. Attention was called to their previ
ous good reputations. Then Judge Brooks
questioned them and reluctantly gave them
Keller stood impassive, but Stringfield
was unnerved. The tears started from
his eyes, he bit- his lips and hung his
head. Then he nerved himself and faced
. the court. He asked for mercy on his
aged mother's account and showed some
touching letters from her.
"This has been a great lesson to me,"
he said, "and it is my purpose to make an
honorable amendment in the future."
The letters were passed up to the court
who silently perused a mother's affecting
messages to a son gone wrong.
Keller said that his own health was in
a serious state and that a hemorrhage of
the lungs last night had greatly alarmed
His mother was prostrated as a result of
Then Judge Brooks relented. He said:
"1 should have allowed you to make a
statement before. In view of what you
have told me 1 will sentence each of you to
two and a half years in the state's prison."
Stringfield threw his arms around his
wife and then, with Keller, was led hand
cuffed from the room.
MAYOR AMES IS GUNNING
THE POLICE RELIEF ASSOCIATIOX
The Mayor ll.ihN That Those in Con
trol Are (>uiiiK to Wreck
Mayor Ames is thoroughly aroused over
the affairs of the Police Relief Associa
tion and is preparing for immediate ac
, tion to block the plans of the element
now in control. He declares that there
is a well organized effort to despoil the
association funds and wind up its career.
He believes that the members of the as
sociation are planning to withdraw in
large numbers and take with them $200
each, and all the fees paid in, as allowed
under the rule adopted at a recent meet
ing. There is about $40,000 in the fund
now. If 100 of the present 138 members
withdraw, less than one-half the fund
will be left.
Its purpose, he insists, was to furnish
relief for the families of deceased police
men and not to benefit live, healthy men
capable of supporing their families in com
fort, and if there is a«y law to prevent the
consummation he fears, he will invoke it.
Yesterday he addressed a letter to City
Attorney Healy requesting an opinion a3
to the legal aspects of the case. The dog
license fund which the council can cut off
—so the city attorney says—amounts to
about $6,000 a year, of which $3,000 has
been turned over to the relief fund since
the passage of the legislative act au
thorizing it. in 1891.
Under the recent amendments to the
by-laws of the association a member of
five years' standing can withdraw at any
time and receive all fees paid in and $200
in addition. Xow it is the mayor's con
tention that this is a flagrantly unbusi
nesslike arrangement, certain to wreck
It appears, however, that the most he
can do Is to prevent, by threat of dis
charge, the withdrawal of those members
of the association now on the police force.
It is said that his first move will be to
iuform those members that their with
drawals from the association willbe fol
lowed by their dismissal from the force.
It is probable also that he will move
through a willing member to prevent the
council from turning any more of the dog
license money into the treasury of the
until matters have been
straightened out to his satisfaction.
About twenty members have already ap
plied for withdrawal and a. dozen or fifteen
applications have been granted. President
' Getchell of the association is said to be
The Minnesota High Court Concludes
Its Annnal Session.
The high court of the Independent Order
of Foresters elected officers at the .afternoon
session yesterday. The list is nearly the same
as last year. The election resulted as fol
lows: High chief ranger, E. N. Young, Min
neapolis; junior past high chief ranger, O.
H. O'Neil, St. Paul; high vice chief ranger^
George P. Gross, Red Wing; high secretaryi
A. E. Reuillard, Minneapolis; high treasurer'
George Hirsch, Winona; high physician, T. J.
Reid, Minneapolis; high counselor, J. F. Mc-
Govern, Wabasha: high auditors, J. Hew
| eon, St. Paul, and J. C. Sheehan, Minneap
In the evening the high court was enter
tained by the courts and companion courts of
SURVEYORS AND ENGINEERS
Fifth Annual State Convention Meet
inii in St. Paul. •
The fifth annual convention of the Min
nesota Surveyors and Engineers' Society
was opened Wednesday at the Commercial
Club in St. Paul with an address by
George W. Cooley of Minneapolis presi
dent. Professor W. R. Hoag of the state
university read a paper on "The Repair
and Maintenance of Draining Ditcbes."
A paper was read by Stephen F. Mullen
on "Sibley County Surveys," and by W
C. Frazer of Rochester on "The Results
and Effects of pood Roads.".
The addresses were followed by a gen
eral discussion of good roads questions.
AFTER THE LEASE WAS SIGNED.
Mrs. Reelue Tate—You'd better not have"
anything ni#re to do with those people
next door than you can possibly help.
They are rather disagreeable in their
Mrs. Wrenter—Why, when your husband
was trying to get us to take this property
he told us the people next door were the
nicest in the whole neighborhood.
Mrs. Reelus Tate—O, that's only his—er
—stupid business way of talking, you
HONORED THE DAY
Minneapolis Fittingly Observes
PUBLIC OFFICES ARE CLOSED
Cluba, « unrobe* ami Other OrganlM
tloiiK Give Entertainment* —Some
Minneapolis has duly celebrated Wash
ington's birthday to-day In various ways.
There has been a general closing of such
public institutions' as the schools, library,
city and county offices, federal offices and
postofflce. The banks, of course, were not
open, but otherwise there was little dim
inution of business activity.
The Methodist ministers of Minneapolis
were dined by their St. Paul brethren.
There h&ve'been numerous patriotic and
colonial . entertainments in society and
club circles throughout the week, and
dates for such gatherings are set for as
late as Monday evening. To-night the Y.
M. C. A. will observe the day with a re
ception and entertainment. The Daugh
ters of the American Revolution will con
duct patriotic exercises at Drummonds
hall: the Daughters of the Revolution will
give _a musicale at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Horace Hill; the Young Ladies' Mis
sionary Society of the First Baptist
church will give a colonial tea at the
church. The Epworth League of the Foss
M. E. church will give a midwinter picnic
One of the unique affairs/>f the evening
will be the third annual banquet given
by the men of the Fifth Congregational
church. An appetizing menu has been
prepared, which will be the more attrac
tive as the entire menu is to be prepared
by the men. After dinner the toasts will
be responded to by Rev. C. F. Swift. Will
De Long, John Day Smith. Rev. L. H. Hal
lack and Rev. Alexander McGregor. Rev.
J. E. Smith will be toastmaster.
WANT WHOLE THING
Chicago Grads. After Annual Track
Meet as a Regular Thing.
CONFERENCE OF THE "BIG NINE"
It Will Have That QueHtion to Set
tle—Other Matter* to
Representatives of the "big nine" schools
in western athletics are gathering in Chi
cago to-day in answer to a call by the
executive committee. The executive com- I
mittee appointed a subcommittee to take
'charge of the intercollegiate meet to be
held in Chicago. The call was the result
of a kick by the nonconference colleges
for representation on a managing commit
tee appointed by this subcommittee and
for a new rule with regard to the eligibil
ity of contestants.
At present the rule is that the institu
tion to which a challenged contestant be
longs shall decide as to his eligibility. The
nonconference institutions say that ques
tions of eligibility should be determined
by a committee consisting of conference
and nonconference members or else that
both conference and nonconference con
testants should be passed upon by the con
ference committee and not by the com
mittee of the school to which the chal
lenged contestant belongs.
Messrs. Pettingill, of Michigan; Barton
of Illinois and Jones of Minnesota make
the subcommittee appointed to take charge
of the meet . These three found it diffi
cult to handle arrangements from a dis
tance and appointed a committee of grad
uates residing in Chicago and representing
the schools in the conference to manage
the meet and put it through. This manag
ing committee, it seems, has come to feel
its own importance to too great a de
gree and is now proposing the organization
of an- association to include the conference
colleges. This will also be one of the
important matters to come up at the Chi
cago conference just assembling.
It is understood that the executive com
mittee does not favor the idea of an asso
ciation such as that proposed. It looks
too much as though Chicago "U" and
Northwestern, also a Chicago institution,
were trying to cinch the annual intercol
legiate meets for Chicago to the exclusion
of other points and there is strong opposi
tion to such an outcome.
Further it is felt that the present con
ference arrangement while defective in
some respects, is very satisfactory and
that when the defects are remedied so as
properly to care for the nonconference
schools there will be little fault to be
found with the arrangement.
The outcome of the present conference,
however, will be watched with keen inter
The executive committee is meeting to- 1
day and the conference will be held to
HONOR FOR 'PREXY'
May Be Member of World's Fair
APPOINTMENTS NOT MADE YET
onuresMmui Tuwney Is Much In
terestetl in Getting President
-Northrop (intlic I omiuission.
Dr. Cyrus Northrop, president of the
etate university, is said to be slated lor
membership in the national commission
which will govern the world's fair to be
held in St. Louis to commemorate the
Louisiana purchase. Representative Taw
ney has filed the recommendation with the
president. Senator Nelson was - present
and added his assurances that~thlTappoint
ment Would be indorsed by the Minne
sota delegation. Tawney's bill creates a
national commission of nine members who
are to receive each a salary of $5,000 per
annum. The commission will be in ex
istence four years. It was agreed that Mr.
Tawney should name one of the commis
sioners, so that the recommendation, it is
thought, amountß practically to an ap
The Journal's Washington cor
respondent telegraphs as follows regard
ing the above report:
Riibli for the Nine Places.
Representative Tawney is to-dsy getting the
siguature3 of the Minnesota senators and
representatives to a petition to the president
to appoint President Cyrus Northrop of the
University of Minnesota as a member of the
government commission authorized in the
Louisiana purchase exposition bill. There are
to be nine of these commissioners, who will
be appointed within thirty days after the
president signs the act. They will serve
until December, 1903, and wiJi be paid 56,000
a year for their services. Berths are so de
sirable that many members of the house who
failed of re-election are sco-ring the in
dorsement of their fellow members. There
are so any of these aplications that the
president could fill all the places from the
present house, but he has intimated that he
will give some places to men of scientific and
technical knowledge. All the members of the
Minnesota delegation will probably indorse
President Northrop and. will see the president
personally to urge his appointment.
President Northrop was loth to say any
thing about the report to-day. He ad
mitted, however, that "a congressman"
had written to ask if he would accept such
an appointment. He had replied that he
would be willing If its duties would not
interfere -with those as president of the
university. But as yet the president has
received no information which leads him
to think that he will be appointed. |
f THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL.
THEY ARE MERGED
Two Big Minneapolis Insurance
Companies Unite To-day.
HAVE 28,000 POLICY HOLDERS
The .National Mutual Life and NoVtli-
Metteru Life Au*ocintluiiM
Form One Com jinn >'.
The merging of the National Mutual
Life ; Association and the Northwestern
Life* Association, both;of Minneapolis, into
one organization was consummated yester
day. The consolidated company will be
known as the Northwestern' National Life
Insurance Company and will have head
quarters in the Andrus building.. The
company will occupy the entire Nlcollet
avenue side of the sixth floor with 'two
rooms on the Fifth street side. The new
offices will be opened about March 15.
i The officers are: \V. F. Beehtel, presi
dent; Dr. J. F. Force, first vice president;
Wallace Campbell, second vice president
and superintendent of agents; H.B. Mil
ler, third vice president; G. F. Getty, sec
retary and treasurer; Dr. O. W. Hlggins;
medical director. Z. H. Austin,* late
deputy state commissioner of insurance,
will be the actuary.
The new company has a total member
ship of 22,993. with insurance in force
amounting to $32,925,635. . -
\iilional Policy HoldCM Meet. .
-At , 9 o'clock , yesterday the ( policy
holders of the National association'met in
the offices of the company in the New York
Life building to vote on the contract which
had been offered by the Northwestern Life
: There was a good representation. There
were present in person'and by proxies
1,800 of the holders of policies, for this
especial purpose of voting on the pro
posed consolidation. There was not a dis
senting vote. The meeting was continued
at:2 p. m., for the purpose of ratifying
the action of the officers in signing the
contract which they were authorized to
sign by the action of the morning.
■ The total value of the revenue stamps
used on the proxies was $400. ,
The charter of the Northwestern asso
ciation will be surrendered according to
law and dissolved in five days. Each of
the members had a thirty-day notice.
. This consolidation will in no way in
terfere : with the insurance. in force. The
policies will continue as before, with no
Said one of the new officers:
It makes us the largest stipulated premium
insurance company in the world. A stipu
lated premium company differs from the old
line in this: : We get rates based on standing ,
tables but our contract contains a safety or
assessment clause to be used in the case of
emergency. If the new stipulated premium
law is enacted by the state legislature the
company will do business under that law.
Several states already have this law after
which the Minnesota law is patterned. The
rest of the consolidation is an increased rev
] enue producing power of the two institutions,
I and a minimizing of the expense account.
There have been two executive heads, two
agency forces, two state department expenses,
two printing ac counts.two general expense and
rent accounts. The effect will be. to cut the
expenses almost in two. The net saving is a
very desirable result, and we are the largest
life association in the . west, situated where
there are desirable investments drawing a j
large rate of interest. The recent large in- j
crease of business in the two institutions is I
such that in the consolidation in all probabil
ity the present office forces will be needed.
YIELDS ITS WORK
Board of Trade Turns It Over to
AND SUSPENDS FOR ONE YEAR
The Club Will Take Active Charge of
the Farthering; of the
The Board of Trade has suspended
operations for one year, if not permanent
ly. This course is the result of a con
ference between committees representing
that body and the Commercial Club, the
decision being embodied in a report
signed by the Board of Trade committee,
as follows: M. B. Koon, E. J. Phelps, J. S.
MeLain, S. A. Harris, John C. Reno, I- C.
Seeley and Charles S. Cairn 3. This com
mittee will continue in charge of the
property of the board, and will meet
again on the second Wednesday in Jan
uary, 1902. The report it submitted is as
The committee appointed to confer with the
Commercial Club and to consider the expedi
ency and advisability of the temporary sus
pension of business by the Board of Trade,
and joining with or encouraging the Commer
cial Club in its proposed work for the benefit
of the city of Minneapolis, begs leave to re
port that in our opinion such change is desir
able and should be consummated' at once.
The vital necessity of concentrating as
nearly as possible in one organization all the
intelligent and public-spirited men who feel
the necessity of, and who are willing to work
together for, and contribute to the progress,
development and growth of our city, is clear
ly apparent to every one who has given the
subject serious consideration; and, we be
lieve that under the existing circumstances
the Commercial Club is the best, most prac
tical and only organized instrument now in
this city for the accomplishment of that pur
It has an active, enthusiastic membership
of 700. It is officered and managed by a num
ber of our most energetic, enterprising, pub
lic-spirited, reliable and successful young
business men, who are willing to give the
time and thought necessary, and their earnest
best efforts to the proposed work. It is per
mauently and centrally located, in spacious
and comfortable rooms, elegantly furnished
and equipped, at a cost of over $10,000. It la
entirely out of debt and has a balance of over
$2,000 in the treasury.
The mistakes of the past have been cor
rected, and, we believe, will not be repeated.
All that is now required is that the public
should acquaint itself with the present organ
ization and its business methods, give it its
confidence, its moral and financial support,
and the wish of those who really desire to see
again in this city a strong, healthy, public
spirited body, working harmoniously and
energetically for the well-being and advance
ment of our city, in every sphere of activity;
and usefulness, will be gratified, and much
real good, we are satisfied, will be accom
We, therefore, recommend that the Board of
Trade suspend operations for at least one
year, and that all possible encouragement
and support be given to the Commercial Club
in its efforts <o care for and promote the ma
terial interests and welfare of our city.
DENTISTS AT CLINICS
About 200 delegates from the north
western states are present at the annual
mid-winter clinic of the G. V. Black Club
in St. Paul, which is being held at the
Yesterday's clinics were conducted by
Dr. F. T. Breene, lowa City, Iowa: Dr.
W. E. Griswold, Denver. Col.; Dr. A. C
Searle, Owatonna; Dr. G. W. Eshelman,
Cherokee. Iowa; Dr. E. C. French. Eau
Claire, Wis.; Dr. E. A. Gaterdam. La
Crosse. Wis.: Dr. L. S. Irgens, Valley
City, N. D.; Dr. J. M. Walls, St. Paul; Dr.
B. H. Conlin, Wausau, Wis.; Dr. T. B.
Mercer, Minneapolis; Dr. W. H. K.
Moyer, Little Falls; Dr. W. H. Cudworth,
Milwaukee, Wis.; Dr. A. G. Fee, Superior,
Wis.; Dr. E. K. Wedelstaedt, St. Paul;
Dr. G. V. Black. Chicago, and Dr. W. H.
Dwight, LeMars, lowa.
Papers were read by Dr. E. K. Wedel
staedt, St. Paul; Dr. A. C. Searle, Owa
tonna; Dr. W. N. Murray. Minneapolis;
and Dr. L. K. Pullerton, Denver.
At the evening session Dr. G. V. Black
of Chicago, who is at the head of the
dental profession, and for whom the club
is named, delivered an address. He was
presented with a hand engraved certificate
of honorary membership.
A BUTTER BRIBERY
Buttermakers» Convention Excited
Over Charges of Bribery.
ALLEGED $600 WAS OFFERED
Prominent St. Paul Dairyman Ao
acunetlui' I'r>lnj4 to Influence
Mutter tnurdii Improperly.
• The executive committee of the Xa- !
tional 'Creamery Butter-makers' Associa
tion was in executive session most of the
day yesterday considering an alleged at
tempt to bribe one of the Judges of the
butter exhibit. ... .
While the members and officials keep
silent, the story has been pretty "well
•circulated among the more -prominent
dairymen., From as authentic source it
Is learned that the charges were filed by
W. 1). Collier of Chicago, one of the but
ter Judges, and thut the person.named in
the accusation la a prominent St. Paul
da ma . ?4&RpMhl
- The offer, which was ,00 for in
fluencing. the Judges, was made in writing
to a third party who immediately, turned
the documents over to the. butter Judges.
The executive committee, after discuss
ing the matter, began taking evidence
yesterday. Among the witnesses; was
the w'lfe" of the man against whom, the
charges are Bled. One of the officers. of
the association Bald: '
This thing will bea lei ion to those people
who are so fond of talking at one convention
$j%f/% 4 ")
HE PASTURES XEAR TOPEKA.
of their willingness to make bets on the
awarding of prizes at the next gathering. 'The
men who judge the butter exhibit are always
men of honor and I think that this investi
gation will have a wholesome effect.
May Expel the Accused.
During the meeting yesterday, it is
understood that there was a disposition to
expel the man accused of offering the
bribe, but to show him clemency to the
extent of not giving the matter publicity.
The executive committee expect to finish
theii work during the afternoon.
At the afternoon session Professor E. H.
Farrington of Madisou, Wis., read a paper
on "Moisture in Butter."
"The Apprentice in Creamery Work"
was the theme of Aage Vihd of Pittsburg,
"icing Before and at Churning" was dis
cussed by C. L. Passmore of lola, Wis.
"Little Creamery Leaks," by C. P. Sher-
f^N^C V ,'
Joe Petrk-h of Bismarck, N. I).—1 knew Alex.
McKenxie in '72.
wood of Desmet, S. D., was followed by
Last night, an address was delivered by
J. J. Hill. C. L. Cole, Jr., of St. Paul.
gave several humorous recitations.
The reports of the various committees
were received and the judges of the butter
exhibit announced t'aeir decisions.
Kuiisn* City Confident.
Kansas City claims to have the next
convention cinched. Milwaukee's claims
are just as strong. President Haskell
will not announce the members of the
new executive committee for some weeks.
It is reported on good authority that one
will be a Minnosotan, one from lowa and ;
the third from ihe southern section of!
the "dairy belt," either Illinois, Kansas!
J. VAN SMITH OF MISSOURI.
or Nebraska. it is claimed that J. E.
Nissley of Kajisas, who gracefully with- j
drew his candidacy for president in favor j
of Mr. Haskell, may be named a member
of the new committee which will meet in
July to select the place for the next con
vention. The Milwaukee delegation was
augmented by new arrivals thia morning
and the beer town is being boomed here
among the delegates.
Mayor Rose wired to Willmar Sieg of
the Milwaukee delegation a general "jol
ly" for the convention and insisting that
Milwaukee must have the buttermakers
HASKELL PRESIDENT AGAIN
Buttermakers Finally Persuade Him
to Take Another Term.
The National Creamery and Butter
makera" association re-elected George E.
Haskell president at last evening's ses
sion by acclamation. Mr. Haskell did not
consent to become a candidate for his old
position until late in the afternoon. J.
E. Nissley of Topeka, Kan., $vho was the
only avowed candidate up to that time
withdrew his name on. the floor of the
Special Cut Prices
P Ladies' ■ $3.00 fine
>8OT»f Vici Kid Lace, with
iLHqJ 1 light flexible soles for
IBii \ dress wear, Saturday
\i V $1.98
JlaL W^ Ladies' New $3.00
ftfj»s\ J I "Princess" Boots,
\Em)j% Ifancy dull Kid or
™P * IM Vesting tops. Sat.
1 J§ $1.98
fipl ffi Ladies' New $3.50
W*y Welt sole Lace Boots
r*^ W fancy perfected
jjr vamps. Saturday
tfjjfr Ladies' $4.00 finest
ygr hand turn Lace Boots
Dull French Kid
tops new toes, new tips, £g*rtk AA
fancy Dress Boots, Sat. dL ■ m3> <53
Ladies' splendid velour calf lace Boots,
heavy soles for splendid fl^-f Fa C
wear, regular $2.50 boots O 114«
Ladies' $2.00 fine Lace Kid AA.
or Cloth Top, Saturday....... «9OC
Ladies' 82.25 heavy sole kid lace, kid
or i patent tip, Saturday, Ct 4 |A
per pair. x& i a I &L
Ladies's2.so heavy sole Gs <i Afg
kid, lace street Boots 9■■ mm O
Ladies 98c strap Sandals, Wa "»^
Saturday ....:..../ 4/O
Ladies' 3 point kid House aj a
Slippers, Saturday ............ %3 IC
Retailing* MEATS at Wholesale Prices.
-THE PROVISION CO.
WE are overloaded with the BEST and must sell it,
GOOD economical cuts of BEEF and MUTTON at 5c lb
10,000 FOUNDS of 8 and 10-cent MEAT at 6c lb.
Choicest Muttons at 7c lb Lambs at 8c lb Rounds at 7c lb
Sirloins at 10c lb Porterhouse at 12J4c lb Rib Roasts at '.. . 10c lb
Boneless Roasts 10c lb Backs at 6c lb 100 lbs (iood Beef at $3.00
Sugar Cured Hams selling at 10c lb. (single ham). This is carload price.
ENDLESS TONS of everything in the MEAT and POULTRY LINE. Quality never was Better and
Prices never Lower for the quality. THIS is RETAILING MEATS at WHOLESALE PRICES
THE LEADING MEAT HOUSE south 9 I^treet
TURKEYS, 10c lb. Beefsteaks, Pork Sausage and Pork Cuts at 7c lb.
convention. Vice-President Leland Grif
fin of DeSmet, S. D., and E. Sudendorf of
Elgin, 111., secretary and treasurer, were
elected without opposition.
Former Governor Hoard of Wisconsin
delivered m address, filling the place of
6 ~w, ,tt
LEL.AND GRIFFIN, DX BMBT, S. D., FIRST
Secretary Wilson of the depratnient of
agriculture, who was unable to be pres
ent. Governor Hoard dwelt upon the
wonderful progress in butter-making in
the United States during the past twenty
years, the Invention of new machinery
and the perfection of creameries. He
wanted to impress the minds of the but
ter-makers that their zeal in perfect
ing the creamery should not allow them
to forget the interest of the cows, which
were most important. The man who is an
expert at caring for the cows is of more
importance to the industry than the man
who is an expert at operating a cream
ery. According to creamery statistics, it
requires more milk to make a pound of
MR. FULMEH OF ETTRICK, WI3.
butter than it did five years ago. He
advocated the employment of experts
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E. G. BARNABY & CO.
! Sole Agents, Nicollet Avenue at Fourth Street.
4 FEIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 22/1901.
Cat Prices Saturday. Men's Shoes
Ladies' 50c storm Rubbers. A C&V* Cut Way Down . Saturday.
5aturday....................Vd55fU —. g.| OK ***** *2-°°
Child's Storm Rubbers; sizes 4A A t&l See, Saturday.Victor Calf '
to 10};,' ..................... 1. I«FC . PWW .■..;. .
_•' ■ -.-...- . >«s*L ' <5i 1 Z&jGk Men's $2.50
Misses Storm Rubbers; sizes QQ A iSyoia * ■■*•«* genuine
11 to 2... fia «3?O flfcolsi Muleskin, lace, double sole,
Boys' Heavy Dull Finish JB Q A «*«» m - ««,
Rubbers.../. —■"»*** KgSl $1.98 ••Gold Seal"
Rubber 7 Goodyear 490 JS'fiS: $$$"?*'
Rubbers Rubbers! fiE A /J^KK 51.98 g&gffiS
Meu's Sandal Rubbers, «K#> '"J*?Kl\ $ 1-98 ?ftSl"yS?"
pair &■ wb I Jjß^i a \ welt so!e -lace-Clllf shoe,
Buys' $1.50 Victor Calf, lace, sizes j I f\L^ 1 \ batlirda-v
--12 to 2 and 3to 6. Satur- Qgc IMR 1 $1 QQ Men's $3.50
day «f!9G IIT! B P ■■»O i-at en t
.ay '•»-_■>«» w. 11^^-. I Leather Lace, Saturday.
Little Gents' $1.50 Box Calf, £&€&«« I rW 3 n
lace, spring heel, sizesy to OU 1 f*#© /|jl $2.4-0 cSdSS
Little Gents', 81.25 Calf, £Sil*» &*'¥&* ll \ fu" calf lined lace
"Hustler," sizes to 13H.......©5f0 IJU/ 1 «tO Ao >;.„. do,
Misses' sl.so Fine Kid, lace, AO. I^Sbs^ « *&&m%J& bie so i
spring heel, sizes llj^ to 3.... ISC !I . ; I Jjf, L,'M» ( * h e° r X lined'
Child's $1.00 kid, lace, EQ n ! E 3 I cut from $4 and $3.50. '
sizes B'i t0n...... O«fC m aS •
Child's 75c kid, lace or button,' ' 49c I hS2SS32?*J» $ 1 -85 Men's $2.50
sizes to 8.... '; ■ 4*50 . Br" '"Vir~~%M 5> I ■Op five Vlcl
Misses'sl.7s line kid, lace. Dress "shoe, or box '■ I : # Tild Lace, kid or cloth
calf School Shoes, sizes 114 to 2, <& 4 Q C 1 J» x ■
5aturday................;...;..,.;.^ I m&O » M Q - Men ' s $1 50
Infant'ssoc kid. lace or button, 4A A ; m '■■*$&'■ ■*» ■ C Calf Lace. Sat
si/.estoe. Saturday I»C >i*p|l!7 urday. IMll^oe>:s*l
who would instruct the dairymen in the
art of raising cattle and post them in
milk sanitation. '
"Do Paper Liners Produce Mold?" was
the subject of a paper read by \V. S.
Moore of Chicago.
H. P. Rui-ker, special commissioner at
the Pan-American exposition, told the
convention of plans that are being formed
to interest the dairymen of the country
and for the care of stock at the exposi
tion. A special feature will be a model I
Jules Lombard of Omaha and Mr. Moody
of Dubuque sang a duet. Several recita
tions in dialect were given by W. L.
Tompkins and J. E. Skemp.
Telegrams from Senators Mason and
Lodge promising to support the Grout bill
were read and brought cheers from the
HOARD A BITTERMAKER
Wisconsin's Ei-Goveruor TulUh of
the Grout Bill.
Ex-Governor Hoard of Wisconsin is one
of the prominent men in attendance at the
KX-GOV. HOARD OF WISCONSIN.
buttermakers' convention. He is an en
thusiastic friend of the dairymen and is
saying all the pleasant things he can for
Milwaukee as the next convention city.
"Whenever I step outside the boundary
of my own state," said the governor. "1
am asked many questions about the pros
pects of the* primary election bill now
pending in the legislature. I believe the
bill will become a law, and. what is more,
I believe that as a law it will become
very popular. The Grout bill will be passed
too. I think that the influence of this
convention will have much weight in de
termining the fortunes of the bill. It is
certainly a just piece of legislation. The
manufacture of oleomargarine is a menace
to the dairy industry. No dairy farmer can
expect to compete with it when itt manu
facturers are not backward in telling the
public that it can be produced at $5.54
per 100 pounds. Friends of the dairy farm
er in congress should be alert to secure
the passage of a bill to prevent the de
struction of an industry that means much
500 jars FINE DAIRY BUTTER
just received. It's well M jffek .■
worth 20c per lb., but B fOB
we will sell it tumor- I Jm&k g™
row at only per |||j Wj-
Good Dairy Butter- In 5-1 b. jars,
aslowas.l3C 150 1 7C
Fine extra Creamery—ln Ufa tifogi
3 and 5-lb jars, per lb at... m* £m G
Fine Wisconsin Full Cream J J.
Cheese, per lb.. ;.. Ilu
Genuine Ohio Swiss «fi "7 <■%
Cheese, per lb I a C
Strictly Fresh Eggs., "1 "7 *»
per doz a a %*
Special for Sunday—Vanilla, Straw
berry, Orange Ice (in brick). Regu
lar price, per quart,4oc— Sunday.
One ' Two K/fbi*
quart, 30C quarts, OUC
T^ AfUV 309 HENNPIN
JbJ£&&£%. J. AVENUE.
Telephone 914 (both lines)
to the commercial wealth and the health
of the entire country."
TO SHORTEN SESSION
Present Legislative Session May
Be Cut to 70 Days.
EFFORT TO BE MADE NEXT WEEK
The Plan It* to Have an Extra Sea
ttloit on the Tax (oimuis-
An effort will be made next week to
shorten the term of the present legisla
tive session, fixing the time for adjourn
ment at the end of seventy Legislative
days. This will leave twenty days for an
extra session next year.
The tax commission bill has now passed
both houses and awaits the signature of
the governor. The governor has been ad
vocating the lax commission ami a revision
and codification of the tax laws, and it Is
expected that he will sign the bill at osce
and appoint the three members of Uw
commission within a few days.
The effort will then be made to cut
twenty days off the session in order to
hold a special session to act on the re
port of the commission.
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