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CITY NEWS
Sold Adulterated Cloves—ln the po
kfe court yesterday F. W. King, of 2002
lames avenue N, was lined Jl3 for selling a
Jompound of cloves la which an adulteration
•Was found, contrary to the state dairy ana
Cood law. . .. • , -
A Formidable Master Caddy—Big of
•tature and strong as an ox Is Charles Frost,
■Who now occupies the dignified position or
master caddy a; the Minikahda Club. Charles
has been hard at work breaking the rebellious
spirits of his deputies who for a time showed
a disposition to be a law unto themselves.
All traces of an insurrection have vanished
now, and the boy* are attending to business
In great shape.
Satlsfactory Tent—Fire Chief Canter
bury says that his test of the water main
>n Nicoilet avenue Tuseday morning, re
iulted moat satisfactorily to the department
and the insurance men. The hydrants oil
Nicoilet and Hennepiu avenues showed an
Average pressure of sixty-five pounds to the
■quare inch and, while ail fourteen of the
fcngices were in operation, the pressure gauge
tever showed iess than thirty pounds. Al
though the N'icollet main is but a six-inch
iue. tlie chief satisfied the Insurance men
that it could do the work.
The Pea*ey Content—The Peavey
prlxe debate between university sophomores
and freshmen will be held in the university
chapel Monday evening. The subject will be
the popular election of United States senators.
The debate will be followed by an oratorical
contest. Twenty-five dollars will go to the
•winning orator and the same amount to eacn
of the three members of the victorious de
bating team. Messrs. Drake, Ladd and Tne
lan will represent the Bophomores. and
Messrs. Choale, Hammond and Schwartz the
freshmen. Mr. McGrath will stand for the
Bophomores in the oratorical contest and Mr.
Layne for the freshmen. Professor Maria
fiauford will give a pennant to the class hav
ing the largest representation at the contest.
W. H. McWilllaniH' Promotion—W.
tMcWilliams. until recently manager of the
Uuth line of Peavey elevators, has be
rne manager of the National line. The Na
>nal covers a large part of tlie northwest
moid has niir.y houses In the Red River val
ley and North Dakota.
Dr. Richard Burton to Lecture—Dr.
Richard Burton, professor of English litera
ture in the university, will lecture a; the
M. E. church at Ninth street and Thirteenth
avenue S, to-morrow night, on "The In
spiration of Literature." The University Glee
club will sing.
Avoid the Rush—County Treasurer
Bel! is anxious to impress upon the minds of
the taxpayers the advisability of paying early
to avoid the rush. The time for paying taxes
without the lo per cent penalty expires on
May 31, and those who find it inconvenient to
call personally may mail certified checks.
A Perilous Descent—Charles -L. Glea
aon. the inventor o" a patent fire escape, has
arranged to make two descents from the
courthouse tower, to-morrow afternoon, at
12:15 and l:3u o'clock, permission having been
granted for the daring feat by the board of
county commlssiouers. The tower is USO feet
in height, and Gleason will descend in a seat
attached to a steel cable.
M. A St. L. Improvements—Assistant
Chief Engineer Estey. of the Minneapolis &
St. Louis road, has just come In from a
trip over the road, during which he has taken
close note o' the work of improvement going
ob between Winthrop and Green Isle and
along the Albert Lea division. At least 150
men are now at work between Winthrop and
Green Isle, where the track is being ballasted
and put in shape for fast work. Oil the Al
bert Lea. division, the men are straightening
out kinks in the line, filling up depressions
and cutting down grades. Gravel ballast is
being used throughout.
Soo Offers Excursions—The "Soo"
road is anxious to give as good a time as
possible to the Woodmen who will visit the
twin cities next month, and officials of the
organization have been notified that the road
would be glad to extend to members of the
order a number of low rate excursions to
points of interest and beauty along the line.
Whatever dates are agreeable to tf." Wood
men will be assented to by Passenger Agent
Callaway.
Knights of Multa Election — The
sixth annual convocation of the grand fom
mandery of Minnesota, Ancient and Illustri
ous Order Knights of Malta, was held in
Malta Temple, Tuesday evening, and the
following officers were elected: Grand com
mander, C. F. Hines, St. Cloud; grand gen
eralissimo, O. M. Anderson. St. Paul; cap
tain general, A. T. Larson, Minneapolis;
grand prelate, G. F. Jennings. St. Paul; grand
recorder, Charles O. Strand, Minneapolis:
grand treasurer, William Watson, Excelsior;
grand senior warden. Louis Peter, St .Paul;
grand Junior warden, Louis C. Lee, Minne
apolis; grand warder, Louis A. Bunker, Min
neapolis; grand sentinel, B. E. Fry, St. Paul;
grand first guard, Hans Palm. St. Paul: grand
second guard, John Lilly. Minneapolis; grand
standard bearer, J. F. Hilton, Minneapolis;
grand sword bearer, H. O. Sergeant, East
Grand Forks.
IN QUARANTINE
Steamship I.uke Superior Tied lp
at Grosse Isle, Can.
The steamship Lake Superior, of the
Beaver line, from Liverpool for Monireal,
is quarantined at Grosse Isle, Canada, for
twenty-one days, with smallpox on board.
She has 700 passengers. On. the passenger
list are at least one hundred who are
booked for northwestern points on pre
paid tickets. The friends of these will be
interested to know that all passengers
will be properly cared for during the
quarantine, though, of course, the hard
ship In the loss of time is considerable,
especially in view of the fact that the
most of the one hundred are persons of
small means.
DOUBLE FERRY SERVICE
New Boats to Be Put on Between the
Two Soos.
Special to The Journal.
Sault Ste. Marie. Mich., May 16.—Excel
lent ferry service will be afforded the two
"Soos" this summer. The Soo Ferry
company, which has two boats on the
•water, will have another fine craft, now
bnilding at Toronto, in commission in
July. Another company will inaugurate a
service in a few days, and its ferry, the
John Haggart, from eastern Ontario, ar
rived last night. The Clergue people are
about to build a large saw mill at
Goulais Bay, about twenty-five miles
above the Canadian Soo.
HI BBARD COI'NTY EDITORS
Association Organized With H. K.
Cobb as President.
Special to The Journal.
Park Rapids, Minn., May IS.—The Hub
bard County Editorial and Publishers' as
sociation has been organized, with Henry.
R. Cobb, of the Park Rapids Enterprise,
president; Charles F. Scheers, Akeley In
dependent, secretary; A. W. Page, Hub
bard County Clipper, treasurer. - The ob
ject is the promotion of mutual business
interests and fraternity.
Letters have been sent out by the Con-'
gregational church of this place inviting
the Congregational churches of Wadena,
Verndale, Staples, Brainerd, Cass Lake,'
"Walker and Akeley, and also Superinten
dent George R. Merrill, Superintendent R.
P. Herrick, - Rev. E. C. Lyons and Rev.
3. F. Okersteln of Minneapolis, with Sup
erintendent E. H. Stickney of Fargo, to
participate in a church council May 28 to
examine and ordain Andrew Bond as
pastor.
The Park Rapids fire department will
take part in the firemen's tournament to
be held.at Bemidji in June. The council
has appropriated money for expenses and
uniforms. —Diphtheria is prevalent. Sev
eral small children have died during the
- past few days and a rigid quarantine will
toe observed. —Archdeacon Appleby of the
Episcopal church spent Monday here,
preaching in the evening at the Methodist
church.—L. W. Conway .of - Hilt, Mo., is
the new leader of the Park Rapids Comet
band, which now has "about twenty mem
bers.—Arrangements are being made for
Memorial day. R. E. Davis will deliver the
oration and Rev. Andrew Bond the ser
mon.
FAIRBAIRN RESIGNS
Postmaster of iMhpemln?, Mich., Will
' Go Into Mining.
Special to The Journal. ~
- Ishpeming, Mich., May : 16.—Charles T.
Falrbairn, who will . superintend mining
operations for Jones & Laughlin on the
Mesaba range, has tendered his resigna
tion as postmaster of Ishpeming, to take
effect as soon as his successor is named.
'■ Several prominent republicans here are
bustling ■ for the place. ,
JUDGE MAKES PEACE
Quarreling Women Pacified by Dis
trict Judge Simpson.
HE PROPOSES A SHORT CUT
SuHxeaU to AB»trUn-Hoii|tarl«n Be
nevolent Society That Dispute
Be Settled Amicably.
Judge Simpson of the district court this
morning, for the nonce, cast aside the
stern demeanor of a disinterested Judge
and apepared in the role of peacemaker,
and appeared in the role of peacemaker,
between a number of women belonging
to the same order, and doing away with no
end of litigation.
When court opened the room was filled
with women members, and ex-members,
of the Austrian-Hungarian Ladies' Benev
olent society, the opposing factions oc
cupying seats on separate sides of the
courtroom. By the manner with which they
eyed each other, it was evident that there
were breakers ahead.
According to the pleadings, the case was
that of Pauline Luttinger, Mary Arbeiter
and other members of the society against
Anna Gruldl, the former president, Mary
Rublnger, the secretary ;Mrs. M. Eisner,
treasurer, and the German American bank.
The court was asked to enjoin the de
fendants from interfering with the prop
erty of the society, to enjoin the bank
from paying out trust funds and for the
return of the money now on deposit Into
the treasury.
A Worthy Object.
The object of the society (in marked con
trast to the present contention), it was ex
plained, was to cultivate sociability and
German manners and customs, to cul
tivate the domestic virtues and to en
hance the mental and spiritual welfare of
the members, and, incidentally, to ad
vance the interests of the Austrian-Hun
garian Men's Benevolent society, and also
to cultivate a sisterly feeling among its
own members.
Some time ago the members engaged in
a dispute over the conduct of its affairs,
the result being that the officers and a mi
nority of the members withdrew and form
ed another organization known as the La
dies' Auatrian-Hungarian-German Benev
olent society.
R. S. Kolliner appeared for the plain
tiffs and Chris Gallagher for the defen
dants, and when court opened Judge Simp
son told the attorneys that in his Judg
ment the case was about to involve a
great amount of unnecessary litigation,
and that the time of the court should not
be taken up with a factional fight, which,
in all probability, would only widen the
breach and be detrimental to the welfare
of the order.
"This is a question," said the court,
"as to whether one set of officers or an
other shall art, and the members could
easily get together and agree upon a new
set of officers who should be elected by
ballot."
Kolliner Is Willing-.
Mr. Kolliner said that while the de
fendants had been false to their trusts,
the society would be glad to receive them
with open arms, but that they could "not
come back as officers.
Judge Simpson said that such a quarrel
was to be deplored, and he felt certain that
if rightly understood the members could
get together and elect a set of officers
satisfactory to both factions.
After some further talk on these lines I
it was decided to pass the case for two
weeks. An effort will be made to hold
an election a week from Saturday. The
court appointed George Huhn, who is con
nected with the bank, which holds $500
trust money, to preside over the election.
"PY" LAUNCIngIaRIY
IT LEAVES NEXT MONDAY NIGHT
Those Front Minneapolis, Chicago
and Elsewhere Who Will
Be in the Party.
Following are the names of the Minne
apolis people who will leave here on Mon
day night to attend the launching of the
steamer "Frank H. Peavey" at Lorain,
Ohio:
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Raymond, Mr. and
Mrs. F. M. Prince, Mr. and Mrs. F. A.
Chamberlain, Mr. and Mrs. George W.
Peavey, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Peavey.
At Chicago, where the party will take
a private car for Lorain, they will be
joined by Mr. and Mrs. John J. Mitchell,
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. P. Odell, W. L. Brown,
president of the American Shipbuilding
company, and Mrs. Brown; J. M. Studa
baker and daughter of South Bend, Ind.;
Captain A. B. Wolvin of Duluth, and
Carroll Wright of Dcs Moines, lowa.
IT HOLDS GOOD
Manager Webster on T. C. Co.'s St.
Paul Franchise.
Manager Webster, of the Twin City
Telephone company, says that there Is no
reason to suppose that the St. Paul fran
chise granted to the Mississippi Valley
company will not hold good with the pres
ent organization, notwithstanding the
clause of the franchise which expressly
states that no transfer could be made to
any other company, and that it should not
consolidate with any other concern.
"Our company is practically the old one
under a new name," said Mr. Webster.
"The interests are the same and the stock
holders include those of the Mississippi
Valley company. We merely reorganized
and took a new name."
This question is now being considered
by the city attorney of St. Paul, and If
he renders his opinion to-day the commit
tee on streets will this evening take ac
tion upon the application of the Twin
City company to lay conduits in the St.
Anthony Hill and Rice street districts.
THE LAW VOILATED
Bank Examiner Pope on Ramsey
Auditor's Irregularities.
Bank Examiner Pope filed his report
with Governor Van Sant this afternoon,
ventilating the tax refundment irregulari
ties in Ramsey county.
The report declares,that through loose
methods in the county auditor's office, the
law has been violated in many particulars.
One James F. Burns, well known about
the court house, has been permitted to
use tax refundment certificates for pur
poses of speculation.
He finds that nine certificates for which
warrants have been drawn and paid have
never been turned in, but are still out
standing. County Auditor Johnson was
away at the time the irregularities oc
curred, and Harry T. Griswold, a deputy,
is held blameable. The state auditor's
office is freed from all responsibility.
Governor Van Sant read the report and
conferred with the bank examiner, but
has not determined what action he will
take.
TOWN WAS IN DANGER
Bolt of Lightning Starts a Fire at
Davenport, N. D.
Special to The Journal.
Davenport, N. D., May 16. —Lightning
struck Hans Muraha's barn last night,
killing his four horses. The wind was
from the east and the fire would have
burned a large part of the village had
not the fire company worked weH and
held its post for several hours. The barn
had just been filled with hay, which
caused much trouble. The estimated lose
is $700.
THROWN FROM A CARRIAGE.
Special to The Journal.
Excelsior, Minn., May 16. —Mrs. Augus
tus Hilgedick, while driving near the
Shuman place at Long lake, was thrown
from her buggy over an embankment about
five feet high. She sustained a broken
collar bone and rib. Miss Bertha Wallace,
who as with her, escaped Injury. ;
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL.
BRADY TOOK A WALK
Those Who Recognized His Malady
Fled Incontinently.
WAS SUFFERING FROM SMALLPOX
Takes a Stand at Fourth uttd Heuue
pln—ratrolniMu'a Diagnosis
Contradicts Doctor*.
Barney Brady, an expressman, 129 West
ern avenue, was taken sick several days
ago with smallpox. Brady was ordered
into quarantine Tuesday and smallpox
signs were placed on his house. Early
Wednesday morning a patrolman was as
signed to duty in front of the house, as is
customary In such cases, with instruc
tions to preserve a rigid quarantine.
Yesterday afternoon Brady was walking
the streets, greeting his old friends and
making merry about his usual haunts.
Signs of the dreaded disease were so man
ifest on his face and forehead as to make
many with" whom he came in contact,
keep at as safe a distaneo as possible.
Brady spent most of the afternoon at
Fourth street and Hennepin avenue' con
versing with fellow expressmen having
stands at that place. Meanwhile Brady's
home, adorned, both front and back, with
smallpox signs, and closely guarded by an
eager-eyed patrolman, was deserted.
How Brady escaped is a mystery. It is
said that the patrolman on guard at the
house held the opinion that Brady did not
have the smallpox. In fact he did not
believe there had been a real, good, old
fashioned case in the city during the
whole epidemic. Late yesterday after
noon Brady was taken, after his little out
ing, back to his bouse.
Several persons are known to have vis
ited him during his illness, among them a
lawyer, who caught the disease, and sev
eral other friends; all this despite the
rigid quarantine.
It is said that several weeks ago Brady
allowed a man and wife suffering from
smallpox to sleep in his barn for several
days. Later they left the city, having
eluded the vigilance of the health officers.
It is thought that Brady in this way con
tracted the diseaae.
PEAVEY LAUNCHING
New Steel Steamer to Take the
Water May 22.
AT THE YARD IN LORAIN, OHIO
The First of Four "Pt" Ships Being
Built by the American Ship
building Company.
The big lake freight steamer "Frank H.
Peavey," first of the fleet of four ordered
by the Peavey Steamship company, will
be launched on May 22 at the yards of the
American Ship Building company, Lo
rain, O. Mr. _ Peavey, the well-known
Minneapolis grain. man, for whom the ship
is named, is the chief stockholder in the
new company whose plans were outlined in
The Journal some time . ago. } . :
The launching will be attended by a
large number of Minneapolis bankers and
grain men, personal friends of Mr. Peavey.
The Minneapolis party will be met at
Chicago by some of Mr. Peavey's friends
in that city and from there the party will
take a private car. . . ■• }■ ■
The "Frank H. Peavey."
The Frank H. Peavey is a freight steam
er of 6,800 tons and of an approximate cost
of $350,000. It is of the latest pattern of the
most serviceable, lake carriers, and is de
signed for the transportation of grain and
ore from Duluth to Buffalo or Intermediate
points. • • ■ ".
Three other steamers of the same. ton
nage and equipment as the Frank H. Pea
vey are , now under construction .at. the
American Ship Building company's yards.
All of the fleet are expected to be In
active operation by Oct. 1.
The headquarters of the Peavey Steam
ship company will be at Duluth. A. B.
Wolvin, manager of the steamship line of
the United States Steel company, will also
be the manager of the Peavey Steamship
company. •. . ■ . . '
AFTER COLONIAL PATRONAGE
New Minneapolis Company to Bid
for It.
Minneapolis is making an early bid for
Philippine trade. William C. Gregg & Co.,
a new corporation. formed recently, . will
campaign Hawaii and the Philippines for
sugar plantation ; equipment orders: The
company has . several patents on sugar
cane machinery which are being handled
by eastern factories, but the general of
fices of the concern will be in Minneapolis.
A branch office will be opened in Manila
within a year. The persons forming the
new company are William C. Gregg, H. W.
Saeger, C. E. Stafford, John L. Dahl and
David Snldden of Minneapolis, and James
A. Tuthill of Honolulu.
ONE-FARE RATE
An Effort to Get It for Christian
■ -'- Church Convention.
J. F. Calderwood of the street railway
company. J. C. Howard of the Commer
cial Club, and George T. Halbert of the
Christian church left for Chicago last
night to be present at the meeting of the
Western Passenger association to-day
where they will make a request for a one
fare rate for the Christian Church con
vention. The gathering will be held in
Minneapolis in the fall, and is expected
to bring several thousand delegates to
the city.
NECRO LOGICAL
irene Mclaughlin, the 6-year-old
(laughter of Mrs. McLaughlin, 513 Eighth
avenue S, died from blood • poisoning ' Sun
j ■day. The child was playing with a toy whis
tle, which accidentally became'imbedded in
her throat. Inflammation set in and death
resulted. ■'".':■•.""''' •
PATRICK BURKE, 315 Fourteenth av
enue S. about 35 years of age. was found
dead yesterday morning on a lounge in his
residence. A post mortem was held yesterday
afternoon by the coroner. . ?-■•":
HENRY BRETTLN WHITMORE, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Joel A. Whitmore, died at
3 a. m. Funeral . private. Friends are j re
quested not to 'send flowers. .
TO LIVE IN BARABOO
Dalioock and His New Wife May
Make a Change of Residence.
Special to The Journal. tj.^2±~
Bamboo, Wis., May. 16.— is . said on
good authority that • Congressman end
Mrs. Babeock will make Baraboo their
home after they return from their wedding
trip to Europe.. Mr. Babeock recently dis
posed of his lumber interest and other
property in Needah, . his old , home. As
Baraboo is the largest city in this dis
trict, it Is . the most « desirable residence
location.
CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINMENT. •■ .".
Special to The Journal. • . V
.Hastings, Minn., ■' May . 16.—The enter
tainment given by th© ; pupils of St. Boni
face school at the Yanz theater last even
ing proved a ~ great , success. The : little
folks were given well earned applause
from the : attentive audience which ;• filled
the large hall: The songs and recitations
were remarkably good, ; while .* the ; : drills
and operettas 1 were ; pleasing and greatly
enjoyed. .■ : : Much 'credit is " due } the Sisters
of St. Benedict who planned the entertain
ment and drilled' the , pupils, "The : Profes
sor ,at . Home," a j comic ■ Quartette, formed
the moat elaborate ; feature of the pro
gram. 1
WORKINGMEN'S INN
Interior Plans of Local ''Mills Ho
tel" Decided Upon.
FIVE FLOORS AND A BASEMENT
Accommodation* . for at Leant 350—
Cafe, Club, Library and
Reading-Room*. -
— —»
The Union, City mission board of direc- 1
tors at Its regular meeting Tuesday even
ing decided upon the plans for the Interior
of the Milla. hotel, or Workingmah's hotel
and home,"which it is proposed to erect,
and the choice of sites has been narrowed
down 'to two. It is probable that the ex
act location will be determined within a
few days. After that an active canvas -will
be begun for funds.
.It is proposed to erect a building that
will be a credit to the city. The build-
Ing will be five stories and basement and
will contain accommodations" for not less
than 350 persons. /On the ground floor
will be two entrances, one to the hotel
proper and one to. the assembly room for
■ religious meetings. .The cafe will be at
the right of the elevator and main ent
rance and at the left will be the assembly
room.
On the side street will be an entrance
for working-men to a large club room,
library and reading room. The office will
'be immediately at the rear of the main
lobby. In the basement will be a work
lngmen's counter restaurant, toilet rooms,
bath tubs, shower bath and set laundry
tubs. The laundry and drying
rooms will be on this floor, as well as a
large room for cheap lodgings. Under
the sidewalk will be storage, vegetable
and baggage rooms.
A court will run up through the center
of the building and along the left hand
wall. In front on the second floor will be
a general lobby and a reading room for
guests of the hotel. Back of this will be
a solid wall and the rear space will be de
voted to 10 and 15-cent lodging rooms on
either aide of corridors. These rooms are
designed for workingmen. The third,
fourth and fifth floors will be given up
to small rooms except at the front of the
building which will be devoted to higher
priced rooms for men and women lodgers.
Toilet, lavatory and bath rooms will be
placed on each floor.
2 REMARKABLE GROCERS
THEY REFUSE TO SELL TOBACCO
So It Is Asaerted at the County W.
C. T. U. Convention
To-flay.
The Woman's Christian Temperance
Union of Hennepin county continued its
session In the Franklin Avenue M. E.
church yesterday. The morning was occu
pied with the reports of the superintend
ents and committees and the election of
officers. Mrs. Rheem reported the fran
chise department and Mrs. Canney the
Jail and prison work. In the report of the
anti-narcotics Mrs. Mary Fleming stated
that'two grocers on the East Side had re
fused to sell tobacco. Mrs. M. E. Hoover
had a pleasant word for the press and
Mrs. F. N. Powell told of the meetings
which were held at the state fair. Mrs.
Stanley reporting for the Sunday observ
ance department spoke of the petition
which had been circulated for the closing
of the Pan-American exposition on Sun
days. Mrs. J. V. Ellis spoke of the
L. T. L.; Mrs. O. E. Howser of the tem
perance hospital, Mrs. E. J. Bronson,
Sunday school v,ork and the secretary
read the report of Mrs. M. E. Thompson
on Christian Citizenship.
Officers were re-elected as follows:
President, Mrs. Frances Neal; vice-presi
dent, Mrs. H. M.'Powell; secretary, Mrs.
Belle M. Welch; treasurer, Mrs. Mary
Fleming.
Mrs. Fleming, treasurer, reported the
receipts for the year as $129.49; disburse
ments, $78.23; balance on hand, $51.26.
Mrs. Delia Mandigo of Merriam Park,
who was Instrumental in putting the
temperance leaflets in the public schools,
wa3 introduced to the convention. Rev.
S. B. Roberts spoke a few words, and
William Gibson, delegate from the pro
hibition club, was recognized. The sec
.retary reported the attendance of sixty
nine delegates.
At the executive session held at the
noon recess, the following superintendents
were appointed: Evangelistic, Mrs. Lora
P. Worrall; medal contest, Mrs. Anna
Lyon; mothers' meetings, Mrs. Maria L.
Clarke; franchise, Mrs. R. Rheem; jail
and prison, Mrs. J. A. Canney; anti
narcotics, Mrs. Mary Fleming; press, Mrs.
M. E. Hoover; parlor meetings, Miss M.
R. Hendrix; fairs, Mrs. H. M. Powell;
Sabbath' observance, Mrs. S. F. Stanley;
L. T. L., Mrs. J. V, Ellis; Christian citi
zeuship, Mrs. M. E. Thompson; conference
with influential bodies, Mrs. Frances
Neal; temperance hospitals, Mrs. G. C.
Howser; Sunday school work, Mrs. E. J.
Bronson.•
Dr. Clara Smith Eaton talked on "Fran
chise" at the afternoon meeting and a
ministers' hour was participated in by
Rev. C. J. Tannar who spoke on "What
Can We Do to Enlist the Church in the
Warfare Against the Saloon?"; Rev. S. B.
Roberts, "The Saloon the Enemy of
Church Expansion"; Rev. G. A. Cleave
land, "The Opportunity of the Church;
What May It Do With the Saloon," and
Rev. J. G. Morrison, "Carrie Nation and
Her Hatchet." Miss Hendrix told of
what the W. C. T. U. would do in the fu
ture and Mrs. A. C. McCurdy conducted a
question box.
The convention will close with a meet
ing this evening at which a gold medal
contest will be held.
SODINIS REOPEN RESORT
Their Notorious Variety Theater la
Once More Running;.
. Although the grand jury is still in ses
sion the notorious Sodinl variety theater
on Washington avenue has reopened and
Is running full blast in much the same
way as before the death of Hazel Murphy
induced J. C. Sodinl'to shut the doors of
the place.
Evidently Mr. Sodini has reached the
conclusion that whatever storm was
raised because of that unfortunate occur
rence has already blown over. Liquor is
stHl sold on the premises, Intoxicants are
served in the private boxes and there is
little attempt made to preserve any dis
tinction between the saloon and the the
ater.
It will be remembered that at the time
the place was closed Brando Sodini gave
an interview to The Journal, in
which he said that he and his brother
were about to quit the show business once
for all and enter the wholesale fruit busi
ness. Since that interview the Sodlnis
have evidently exercised the privilege of
changing their minds. The change is said
to be due to inability to rent the property.
CONTRACTORS BACK OUT
Another Delay In the Erection of
Bathhouses.
There is another hitch in the public
bathhouse matter. Leek & Prince, the con
tractors whose bid for the construction of
bathhouses was accepted by the city coun
cil, now desire, It is said, to be released,
and prefer to forfeit the check for $100
accompanying the bid rather than com
plete the contract. Their bid was $866
for each house. The only other bid re
ceived was about 75 per cent higher. A
special meeting of the council committee
on public grounds and buildings has been
called for to-morrow afternoon to con
■ider the next step. Chairman Peterson
favors relieving the contractors, pocketing
the $100 forfeit money, and then doing
the work by day labor under direction of
the city engineer. There will notbe time,
he holds, to readvertise for bids at this
Stage of proceedings.
"CONS" ENJOY LIFE
They Find Scenes About The Twins
Altogether Interesting.
MUCH BUSINESS TO BE DONE
Question of Establishing a Home
—Lively Contest On for the
1003 Convention.
Bright skies and, a genial sun wel
comed the conductors and their friends
yesterday morning as 1 they sallied out to
enjoy pleasures provided by the citizens
of St. Paul. The morning was spent in
trips to Fort Snelling and the Indian
Mounds. The scenery of the Mississippi
in its vernal beauty was much appre
ciated.
The grand division has formally opened
its sessions, and while there is a greac
deal of pleasure-seeking, the 450 dele
gates are attending to business.
The big reception at the auditorium
Tuesday evening, at which Governor Van
Sent, Mayor Smith, Grand Conductor Clark,
Grand Master Sargent of the B. L. F.,
and others spoke, gave the convention a
fine start. The members of the ladies'
auxiliary were received yesterday after
noon in the hall of representatives at the
capitol. Addresses were made by Mrs.
J. C. McCall in behalf of St. Paul, by
Mrs. J. H. Moore, grand president, by
Mrs. Perry Callahan of the executive
committee, and by Mrs. M. E. Sewell,
grand secretary.
Business of Importance,
The principal matters to be disposed of
at the regular sessions are the election
permanent headquarters, the selection of
a place for the next grand division,
changes in the insurance system and the
establishment of a home for superannuated
and disabled members.
Grand Chief Conductor E. E. Clark,
who has filled the place for ten years,
will be re-elected. The assistant grand
chief, A. B. Garretson, is strong with the
southwestern conductors, but is believed
to be satisfied with his present position.
Grand Secretary-treasurer W. J. Max
well desires re-election, but A. W. Hol
loway, of New York city, and W. E. Miller
are also candidates. Howard Leech, of
Jackson, Mich., and Charles S. Wilklns of
Chicago are candidates for the position of
grand senior conductor, the latter for re
election.
On the question of establishing a home
sentiment has not crystallized. There is
a home at Highland Park, Chicago, but it
is supported by voluntary contributions
and is not wholly an institution of the
order. It is proposed to move the home
to a farm and erect cottages, the expense
to be borne by a direct assessment against
the different divisions pro rata accord
ing -to membership.
Cedar Rapids' Wants.
Cedar Rapids, lowa, has a large section
of its commercial club on the ground to
labor for the retention of the headquarters
in that town. Two years ago Dcs Moines
secured the passage of a resolution re
moving the headquarters to that city, but
Cedar Rapids managed to have the matter
referred to the board of directors. Thomas
H. Simmons, secretary of the commercial
club and a corps of active hustlers. J. M.
Grimm, C. G. Green, C. S. Metcalf and
E. E. Pinney have established headquar
ters in rooms 154-156 at the Ryan and
they have apparently won the day. The
grand officers are satisfied with the pres
ent location and the city will offer even
better inducements than before. Dele-
gate C. A. Davidson is doing some work
lor Cleveland, but the lowans are con
fident. The fact that the insurance branch
is organized under the laws of lowa is
likely to influence the delegates against
any change. ..;'.■' •
K. C. After '03 Meeting.
r A new candidate for the 1903 convention
has apepared in Kansas City. W. Welch
of Kansas City and W. E.; Miller of Se
dalia are supplying the "hot air." Pitts
burg is ; still In the field, but has not even
the united support of the Pennsylvania
delegation. . Cincinnati boomers are the
only ones who have opened headquarters,
and their badges are on every breast, and
their unique cards, prepared by Colonel W.
A. Fox, are in every collection. At the
present time there is little doubt that Cin
cinnati will win, the: commercial club of
that ctty has obtained the good will of the
delegates by contributing a considerable
sum to the grand, division and has shown
that it wants the conductors and will en
tertain them royally.
? The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi
neers took charge of . the visitors to
day and treated them to a steam
boat excursion on the Mississippi to Min
nehaha park, visiting the falls and sol
diers' home and- Fort Snelling. Refresh
ments were served at Minnehaha by the
ladies' auxiliary -of the B. L. E. The
evening entertainment was. at. the audi
torium, where the O. R. C. minstrels pre
sented a novel program. ..- . •• . . ■
CONTRACT COMES HERE
SEW BUILDING AT FAIR GROUNDS
F. G. McMillan Lands the Price frith
a Bid of $18,268— Many
Competitor*. .
t'y.'i .' y : y' "" — ; ...■-';,.■.;.
; F. G. McMillan, Minneapolis, has been
awarded the contract for the superstruc
ture of the new agricultural building at
the state fair grounds, . his bid being
$18,268. Mr. McMillan got the prize after
a close contest, in which there were seven
or eight competitors, all figuring "down
to bedrock" for the contract. The founda
tion for the building is already in.
Water Contract Closed.
The contract between St. Paul and the
State Agricultural association for connect
ing the fair ground water system with
that of St. Paul has been closed.
Will Boom the Races.
W. P. IJams of Terre Haute, Ind.,
president of the American Trotting asso
ciation, has been invited to act as start
ing Judge at the fair races. It is felt
that Mr. IJams will accept and that his
acceptance will boom the races and in
sure the entry of a very desirable class
of horses.
EDSALL THE WINNER
Episcopalians Think He Will Be
Bishop-Coadjutor of Minn.
To all appearances Bishop Edsall will
be the choice of the diocesan convention
for bishop coadjutor of the diocese of Min
nesota. A careful canvass has been made of
southern Minnesota, which stands solid
for Edsall. The St. Paul clergy seem to
favor him, but Minneapolis is still uncer
tain. St. Mark's, of course, will stand
for Rev. H. P. Nichols first, last and all
the time. All Saints' parish will prob
ably vote for Mr. Nichols. Holy Trinity
is understood to be for Bishop Edsall, also
St. Andrew's, but Gethsemane, which has
fourteen votes, is uncertain, as well as St.
Paul's.
A gentleman who is authority among
churchmen says that the clergy will have
about 90 votes at the Winona convention,
and the laity about 150. In Joint conven
tion the candidate to be elected must re
ceive a majority of the votes of each
house. Each may originate a candidate
and it is probable that nominating
speeches will be allowed. This church
man figures that on the first ballot Edsall
will receive 35 votes of the clergy, Rev.
Mr. Nichols 10 votes, consisting of the
Scandinavian and Faribault votes; and
Rainsford three or four votes on the first
ballot which will swing to Nichols on the
second.
C. C. Rolllt will have about twenty
votes, as he is the candidate of the grad
uates of the Faribault school. There are
thirty odd young men who will stand firm
for the Red Wing candidate. The older
men are less likely to vote for Mr. Rollit.
The attitude of the remaining clerical
vote is unknown. The laity vote cannot
be forecast at all.
THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 16, 1901.
Wait Street Wisdom.
The panic on 'Change shows the danger In speculation. But
there is risk in all business. No one cna accomplish anything
who will take no chances, and no amount of ability or care or
prudence will avoid serious mistakes and heavy losses. The
only prudent course is for every business man to" assume that
he may fail, and provide as well as he can for his security and
recovery when losses come.
There is no other security for this purpose which equals an
endowment policy in a reliable life insurance company. If
death comes your family and estate will be secure, and it you
meet reverses and failures before detah the value of your policy
will be clear gain.
The old STATE MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OP
WORCESTER, MASS., offers an unsurpassed policy for this pur
pose. It is practically an endowment policy .every year on ac
count of the high yearly cash values. Exact age and address to
either of the undersigned will secure a specimen policy with full
particulars. C. W. VAN TUYL,
General Agent-
Associate Agents.
AUGUSTUS WARREN. GEORGE A. AINSWORTH.
HENRY S. GILBERT. J. B. MOORE.
GEORGE B: GRAVES.
505-9 Lumber Exchange.
GEORGE L. NICHOLS, FERGUS FALLS.
Special for 3 Days Only
CASH OR EASY PAYMENTS. V
o :* • Iron Beds, spring and wool-top
...» ■ .$ ' * : mattress, worth &J3 "715
TTTT n $7.50, this sale.. V* ■ i%3
I X I ' Nice Cobbler Sl^j^J
''[I^-H-»- -fffe Seat Rockei;, I
Grendron and Adlake Bicycles from $25-00 up. ILNT^i
Refrigerators from $6.75 and up. $N|r**^i2[
Wilton Rugs 9x12, only .......j;...... $33.00 ' "
Glessner & Washburn,
229 to 233 Central Avenue. . w
HELP FROM CARNEGIE
Backers of Music Hall I ndertuUinjf
Want 950,000 From Him.
Minneapolis people are thoroughly in
terested in the movement for a big music
hall. An effort may be made to secure
aid from Andrew Carnegie. It is esti
mated that by public subscription and
other means $50,000 can be raised in Min
neapolis for this fund, and it is hoped
that Mr. Carnegie will see his way clear
to give the other $50,000 needed in build
ing the auditorium. A. F. Shuey of the
Kimball Piano company has given the
matter much thought, and Architect-E.
P. Ovennire has prepared plans accord
ing to the ideas of Mr. Shuey for a struc
ture that will have a seating capacity
of 4,600. It is estimated that the expense
of a music hall can be paid from the
rents, but that income from an invest
ment of this kind is impossible. The
plans made by Mr. Overmire provide for
the largest stage in the city and a large
number of boxes and loges.
Members of the Commercial Club say
that while the organization is interested
in the movement, the club as yet has
taken no action beyond discussing it
thoroughly in committee.
LAKE RESIDENTS' BO>D
It Has Been Deposited AVitii County
Treasurer Bell.
County Treasurer Bell has received the
$25,000 bond required of Lake Minnetonka
residents to protect him in the omission
of the. lake Improvement tax this year.
The bond is signed by Russell M. Bennett,
Judge McGee, Judge Jamison and forty
others. This insures the omission of the
collection of the tax until the courts can
pass upon its legality.
REID BEING TRIED
Charged With Stealing a Diamond
From a KunKh Rider.
Judge McGee and a jury, yesterday took
up the case against John Reid, charged
with stealing a diamond stud valued at
$110 from John S. Hooper.
March 1 Hooper, who is a member of
the Roosevelt Marching club, boarded the
special train for the inaugural ceremonies
at Washington. He says he was followed
by the defendant Reid, and Harry Adams,
who entered the sleeping car, and pre
tended to take something from the upper
berth of the section occupied by him.
Just then there was a crush in the car,
during which the defendants and Hooper
came in close contact. Hot words were
exchanged, after which Reid and Adams
left. In a short time Hooper missed his
diamond, which, he says, had been
•frisked" from his shirt front. Adams
has not' yet been apprehended.
Two Nonsupport Caiei.
Wallace Pratt was arraigned before Judge
McGee yesterday on the charge of non
support, which under the new law is a felony.
He pleaded not guilty, and his trial was set
for May 29, bail being fixed at $25.
George A. Kenney pleaded not guilty to a,
similar charge, and his trial was set for the
same date, bail being fixed at $250.
An Attorney Reprimanded.
It Is not often that the serene temper of
Judge Brooks is ruffled, but it was tHls morn
ing, and the judge felt it his duty to repri
mand sharply an attorney whose carelessness
had delayed the court until patience had
ceased to be a virtue. The incident grew
out of the ejectment case of James C. Bleek
er against S. S. Wales, which has been con
tinued several days to await the return of
A. C. Middelstadt, attorney for the defendant,
who had gone to the country to try a case
before a Justice of the peace. The cage was
finally set for this morning, but Mr. Middel
stadt was again absent. Judge Brooks, be
coming Impatient, ordered the attorney to be
brought into court, and when Mr. MidiJelsUdt
apepared, the judge. In the presence of a
large number of attorneys, administered a
sharp .rebuke for the aparent indifference of
the attorney to his client's interests.
State Auditor Dunn Sued.
Newstrom Bros, of Altkin have sued State
Auditor Dunn and Cruiser Dedon individually
to recover $2,600 claimed to be the value of
logs seized by the state and sold last month.
The firm, it is asserted, had been cutting Um
ber on state school lands: the logs were
seized and the state's mark placed upon
them, and later they were sold at public auc
tion.
Deed to Old Courthouse.
Assistant County Attorney C. A. Smith la
engaged In drawing the deed for the transfer
of the old courthouse to A. Harris, whose
offer of $15,400 cash has been accepted by the
county board. The deed will be signed by the
county auditor and by the chairman and
members of the county board.
eOßEfFßl'tflf IMfIAUfC Wecarryluttocfc 1» irtockttewof screen-windows as perMit given
SCREEN WlflUUWs*« below. ■He M . l .oTorallUierominonsl»wliMjowsmjMe. Wec*nflll
„ . " „ j ;■„,... u-^.,-..,! , lorders-promptly fur«teee we lint but special rt«es
. Outside Measure ol I -„, c ! ouuide MeMure of , price ft w iu,ate about two m»in to furnish. ; Price*
, Screen j ; ■■,- screen -.-■.--. >... |on dfal si*es will be furnlslied upon request. :
• ftl 1.14 ft .In.jSO.gs |ft2H| n x B ftloU. *o.6s^r^ri^^m^X^t^ec^.
2ftllnx 4ft 10 in. .58 «ftftin x S fllO n. .85 for our special c3t»lo£ne of I>oor^ Vlai.
2ftl inxSft 2in. ;i .60 «« » J nx* "« J ll- >.•: -70 jowsand all Building M»terlaL -;•.---" '"• • J
eftl In sft 6 in. .60 i* '<■ sln * 110 la. .70 SCREEN DOORS. Wo have 3 «tyle3 of
2ft 1 in x6ft 10 in. • .58 *ft 5 in xsft * la. ; .70 s<sSnD<S?l Common hne, Fancy OU<& Flnj
SftlXlQUft • in. .60 *ft6:ln x6ft -6 in. -22 and Fancy Oak. Sires we carry are Bft6ln x 6 fl
2ft»Xlnx*ftlOln. .§0 *"5 in xsftlo n. .70 an° aft gin x 6 ft gin, Bftloin x« ft Wln-andf
Sft lax sft In. • .65 |« ft 5 r Inx «ft 8 in. .: -igftxTft. Prices, Common Doori. 700.
gXlnxtftein. .a5ll»»l> lnxtfttln.l .701^J g « g - a nd Fwicy Oak, % | .75.. ■>■*
tame price. S»nd fordetcrtpttv* Hit. T. M. ROBERTS' SUPPLY HOUSE, Minneapolis, IWiniij
Chapman's
Eighth and Nioollet.
SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY
Potatoes perDC^ Burbank3: 50c
Asparagus £» born e.. wr:... 4c
Spinashp HeT Krown: !0c
Wax Beans E ISc
Grape Fruit S faDCy ..... 5e
Strawberries perll^ |2£c
RllHov Chapman's XXXX Separator, In
DUlier l lb. bricks, 3 lb. and 5 lb. « «
Jars, perlb fcfcC
New Potatoes g* 60c
Express paid on all orders to points on Lake
Minnetonka.
QnorLflale Seethe new Sparklet bottles,
VMHinlCla with syphon attachment;
■aerates everything. Full line of syrups and
supplies. Book for 101 delicious drinks.
What to Eat for May.
SWEETHEART LEFT HIM
Scion of a MinneMota Family At
tempts Suicide In S. Dak.
Special to Tiie Journal.
Groton, S., D., May 16.—Otto Berger, a
young man In the employ of W. A. Burn
ham, druggist, attempted suicide by taking
a dose of strychnine. He had been drink
ing for a week and this, together with the
desertion of his sweetheart, a Qroton
young woman now in Minnesota, is said
to be the cause of his rash attempt. He
is only 18 years old and belongs to a
highly respected family at Arlington,
Minn. He is now out of danger.
RED WING BOARD ORGANIZES.
Special to The Journal.
Red Wing, Minn., May 16.—The new board
of education heW its first meeting and elected
W. H. Putnam president, C. H. Meyer vice
president, C. A. K. Johnson clerk and H. S.
Rich treasurer.—The high school graduating
class this year numbers twenty-four.—The
Red Wing summer school for teachers will be
held from July S to Aug. 2 inclusive. It -will
be conducted by Professor W. F. Kunze, of
Hastings, assisted by Professor C. F. W.
Carlson of Glenwood. Janet H. Munn and
E. H. Nichols of Minneapolis.
Tillle Johnson, "residing at 1156 Fremont
avenue X, was examined in the probate court
yesterday on the charge of insanity.
Lion Shoe Store
121 & Washington Arenas,
Bargain Friday
Infants' Colored Moccasins, Bargain Cl.
Friday .... QQ
Infants' Colored Soft Sole Shoe. - Bar- "| »
gain Friday . „... luC
Infants'■ Kid Button, sizes to 6 Bar- IAI
gain Friday .............................. 190
Infants' : Red Kid; Lace,,- Bargain Ffl- AC L
day .........;..'.■.:.:..•/...V.;.....v....... ZOC
Ladies ■ $1.60 Tan • and Black 2-Button C
Kid Oxfords, Bargain Friday . ;-.*...... I 9 6
Boys' - $1.50 • Calf Lace Shoes, ; sizes 4Q Qa'
and 5,' Bargain Friday ..•.-..•......•. OOC
Boys' ■ Kangaroo ' Calf Bicycle ' Shoes, sl.2s
sizes 1 to:si4. Bargain Friday ........ I
Ladies' $1 Patent Leather Strap BowJ^-
Sandals; Bargain Friday „..:. 0 IS
Ladies' $135 Kid Strap Slippers, Bar-CA A
gain Friday .......................... 09*
Ladles'. $1.50 White Kid Bow Strap«-
Sandals, - Bargain Friday. ....... ...Ovs
Little Gents'.' $1.25 Calf Hustler Laoe.EQi
sizes to 13, Bargain Friday 991
Men's. Cloth Top Patent; Leather Tip.Sl.2H
, lace,' Bargain; Friday 5. ..:~....:.....;.... I -
Men's new Patent Leather Law Shoes.sl.so
Bargain Friday ..^.A^.: 1.V......... I -

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