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March bunk, to Scotland—Clerk H. B.
Marchbank of the board of education has
left for Scotland, where hu will spend a
few weeks of his vacation.
Broke His Knee Cap—C. M. Roscoe,
of Kansas City, while coming down the stairs
at the West Hotel yesterday, missed his
footing and fell to the marble landing sev
eral steps below, fracturing his knee cap. The
injury will keep him in his apartments sev
eral weeks. Mr. Roscoe is a well-known
hotel broker, with a large number of ac
quaintances through the west.
Boy* Break Window*—Vandal boys
hare been active of late at the Franklin and
Kosedale schools. In the Franklin building,
they have broken thirty-seven panes of glass.
Tuesday the tooard of education met in
special session to consider what steps to take
in the premises. President Quinby was in
favor of proceeding vigorously against the
guilty parties. No definite action was taken.
Saw Her Dying; Boy—A woman now
rervuiE a sixty-day sentence in the workhouse
wa* allowed to go to St. Paul Tuesday for
an hour's visit with her dying son. The boy,
Kged 5 years, was taken sick a few days ago,
«nd when the mother was informed yesterday
that ha could not recover, she became hys
terical. Superintendent J. A. Hagmau im-
Miediately granted her request to bo allowed
to see her boy. After the interview she
v.tis brought back to prison.
Fire at Yena's- Fire in Yerxa Bro.'a
grocery store, Nlcollet avenue end Fifth
street. Tuesday, damaged the building to the
extent of |800, and occasioned a loss of about
$3,000 on the stock of spices, teas and cof
fees*. The loss is fully covered by insur
ance. The fire started from the baking oven
ia the rear of the third floor, and was con
fined to the roof and west side of the build
ing. "Some damage was done by smoke and
water. The store' was open for business as
usual to-day. .-..
Widow of a Territorial Pioneer
Breathes Her Last.
Mrs. Martha McElroy, 68 years old, for
tea years a resident of Minneapolis, died
at 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon after an
UIn«M of three months. Mra. McElroy
was the wife of Alex MoElroy, a terri
torial pioneer who fought in the Indian
wars in the northwest under General Sib
ley. At the time of her death she was
at the home of her son, J. F. McElroy, city
ticket agent on the Burlington road, 2518
Fremont avemie S.. where she had resided
sine* the death of her husband in 1895.
She was the mother of six children,
flTe of whom survive her —W. R. McElroy,
Beaumont, Texas; Mrs. William Lang,
Wausau, Wlb.; Mrs. R. Goodrich, Wausau,
Wis.; J. F. MoElroy and George T. Mc-
Elroy of Minneapolis.
Another son, deputy United States
marshal for Dakota territory, John Mc-
Elroy, was drowned in the Missouri river
at Blamarck, X. D., in 1878.
The funeral cervices will be held at the
residence this afternoon at 3 o'olock, and
ict#rment will be at Waupun, Wifl.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Swett, died
recUrday at ihe resldenoe of her parents, 315
Fifth street SB. The funeral will be private
and will be held Friday.
The Publisher of the Times Will Go
to New York.
He Will Be Boiinesi Manager of the
New lurk Journal—The Timei
Cared For.
Colonel W. E. Haskell, publisher of the
Times, has been selected by Mr. Hearst
to fill the position of business manager of
the New York Journal, and will take
charge of the business affairs of that paper
July 10.
Mr. Haskell's paper in Minneapolis will
rbe placed in good hands. Charles E.
Hasbrouek as business manager, will have
charge of the property in association with
E. R. Johnstone, the present editor.
Mr. Hasbrouck is a man of large experi
ence in newspaper publishing. His pres
ent engagement is as business manager of
the Denver Times.
Mr. Haskell is receiving the congratula
tions of his friends this afternoon upon
this transfer of his splendid abilities to a
larger field.
E. M. Mapea Purchase* It for $15,-
000-A Demand for Similar
Nickels & Smith have sold the property
formerly occupied by Frank B. Semple.
vice president of Janney, Semple, Hill &
Co., at 1608 Hawthorn avenue, to E. M.
Mapea, secretary of the Cream of Wheat
company, for $15,000. The lot is 75 feet
on HawtlMrn by 135 feet deep. The house
improvements are a fourteen-room brick
and stone house and a large stable. Mr.
Mapes purchased the property for a home.
This is the first large sale on Hawthorn
avenue for some time. The Semple house
stands high above tb>e street and is one of
the finest on this avenue. Mr. Semple
and family vacated this spring when their
new residence on Blaisdell avenue was
completed. Nickel* & Smith report a de
mand for homes of this class. Other cus
tomers are in the market looking for sim
ilar houses to oocupy as homes.
See the
I'( Patent calf,
SBbL vici kid, box
% j3E\ l|/UtUl
nivHisii^'' Nicely made,
.^^^^^^p^| welted soles,
ml E$ perfect fitters,
It 4- elegant stock,
Xi Ivk worth $1 more
than any shoes
B*"^ sold '■'■ for $3.50.
Thomas Lowry Controls and Will
Control Street Railway.
HAS $8,000,000 OF "COMMON"
The Total litane 1m $15,000,000— '50
Desire Whatever to Part
AVitu Stock.
Although Thomas Lowry is on a tour of
Inspection of the Soo road, which makes
communication with him difficult, The
Journal has the best of authority for
denying that he has given an option on
all his holdings in the Twin City Rapid
Transit company, as told in a morning
newspaper. From a half dozen reliable
sources comes the information that Mr.
Lowry has not parted with his control of
Rapid Transit stock nor has he the remot
est intention of doing so. His Duluth
interview of ten days ago in which he de
clared that he had not sold a dollar's
worth of stock and would continue in con
trol of his valuable holdings was abso
lutely true, according to friends who are
in bis confidence.
The $15,000,000" of common stock which is
controlled by Mr. Lowry is not lying
around loose in largo blocks to be picked
up by the first buyer who happens along,
say Mr. Lowry's friende. There has
been a good deal of trading in the stock
in Toronto and Montreal lately, but it has
been done in small blocks. The Canadian
capitalists, who have been kicking up the
dust lately, bought a large amount of the
stock at about 55 two or three years ago,
and they have been picking up what they
could in the open market since.
"Mr. Lowry will always retain control
of the $15,000,000 of common stock," said
an authority to-day. "He has eeen it
rise irom 75 to 94 in a few weeks, and *.s
a business proposition he would not dream
of relinquishing his hold on it. Mr. Lowry
knows exactly where control of the stock
rests every minute, and he is not to be
caught napping. What he doesn't know
his friends know, and there is no chance
in the world of the control slipping out
of. their hands. Mr. Lowry has about
$8,000,000 of the $15,000,000 common stock
which will enable him to swing things for
Ex-Policemen Will Organize to
Make Him Mayor.
The ex-Mayor Said to Regard the
Democratic Nomination
am Certain.
The hundred or more policemen whom
Mayor Ames dismissed from the service
when he assumed command of the police
department last winter, will form the
nucleus of Former Mayor Gray's canvass
for a return to place and power in the
mayoralty office.
The discharged officers are friends of
Gray to a man, and they hate Ames with
the accumulated gall of months of idle
ness. Their enmity to the present in
cumbent dates from the hour of their dis
missal, and they are taking no pains to
conceal their feelings. With Ames as a
candidate for re-election, they will work
in season and out for Gray, irrespective
of party affiliations.
The "newspaper mayor," as the genial
doctor delights in calling his predecessor,
is a candidate for the democratic nomina
tion, and he has received so many assur
ances from prominent men in his party
that he regards the nomination as al
ready tucked away in his inside pocket.
He has a host of personal friends, and on
a comparative showing of administrations
he confidently expects the support of hun
dreds of republicans who are disgusted
with Ames and all that Ames implies.
The men who lost their jobs because of
Ames' determination to build up a politi
cal machine regardless of the public wel
fare, naturally regard Gray as the man
for them to tie to, inasmuch as he held
their places for them on the force. They
are also kindly disposed toward Former
Superintendent of Police Doyle, who, pre
sumably, would again be in charge of the
police department in the event of Gray's
A $2,000 ROBBERY
Burglars Used a Wagon to Carry-
Crime Committed Right Under the
Bre« of the Police—
Miller's Loss.
When burglars reap such a rich harvest
as they did Saturday night in Miller'a
clothing store at 1207 Washington* avenue
N, the real object of the police in sup
pressing news becomes apparent.
In a business district, on a main thor
oughfare of the city, where there is sup
posed to be the best police protection in
the town, burglars deliberately drove a
wagon into the alley in the rear of the
store, battered in the rear door and made
off with most of the stock on hand. They
carried off clothing valued at $2,000.
Mr. Miller says that the facts in the
matter have been carefully covered up by
the police. He believes if the district was
properly policed that any such depreda
tion would have been impossible.
Annual Session of the American In
stitute of Homeopathy.
Richfield Springs, N. V., June 19.—The
sessions of the American Institute of
Homeopathy continued to-day. It is ex
pected that a motion will be made ex
pressing the sentiment of the institute on
Christian Science, and especially on the
language ascribed to Mrs. Eddy in a re
cent interview at Concord, N. H., on the
evolution from allopathy to homeopathy,
and from homeopathy to Christian science.
Prominent from San Francisco is Dr.
Florence Saltonstall Ward, second vice
president oi the institute. Dr. H. F. Big
gar is prominent in Cleveland. Dr.
George Royal, the delegate from lowa, is
dean of the College of Homeopathy in the
lowa state university at Dcs Moines. Dr.
James H. McClelland of Pittsburg, one of
the leading delegates from Pennsylvania,
was one of the foremost agents in secur
ing from congress the site in Washing
ton on which stands the Hahnemann
monument. The president of the insti
tute is Dr. A. B. Norton of New York, who
has arrived.
Special to The Journal.
Red Wing, Minn., June 20.— Company C,
Eighth United States infantry, camped near
the training school last evening on their
way back to Fort Snelling after a ten days'
outing at the Frontenac rifle range.—Miss
Julia Richards and Patrifk Edwards were
married yesterday at St. Joseph's Catholic
A curious discovery was made in Con
cord, Mass., recently. In the attic of the
Thoreau homestead was found a quantity
of leadpencils, all bearing the stamp
"Thoreau & Son." The naturalist and his
father once made lead pencils for a living,
and for years a great store of their com
pleted product was hidden away just un
der the ridgepole of the homestead. Those
pencils to-day are in demand for other
purposes than writing.
Norwegian Lutherans Vote to Re-
move a Corner-Stone History.
l>«fed That It Reflected Upon One of
Former Branches of the
Some mutterings of the- internecine
warfare carried on by the Norwegian Lu
therans iv thia country for a full gen
eration before the amalgamation of three
of the branches was completed was heard
yesterday in the conference of the
United Norwegian Lutheran church. It
was a trivial incident, but deeply signifi
cant of old-time strife.
By common consent the ante-union
period, that is the period previous to 1890,
is tenderly handled in the United Church
as there are still open sores which, if
they have been practically healed, are
yet a little tender. In the historical
sketch of the United Church prepared by
Rev. Ivor Tharaldsen, of Madison, Minn.,
for the corner stone of the St. Anthony
Park seminary, there were several refer
ences which touched on some sore spots.
Mr. Tharaldson was formerly a member
of the former Norwegian conference and
handled his Subject too much from that
standpoint, stating that one branch had
wandered from the Norwegian church to
the Germans, but had seen the error of
their course and returned to their true
home (this, by inference, being the old
Norwegian conference). At least several
members of the former anti-Missourian
brotherhood, who heard the sketch were
somewhat displeased. It came to Rev.
Tharaldsen's ears that there was a little
feeling and this morning he asked for the
appointment of a committee to correct
possible inaccuracies.
Rev. E. J. Homme, of Wittenburg, Wis.,
promptly moved that the historical Bketch
be removed from the corner stone where
it had been so carefully deposited and by
an overwhelming vote this was ordered
done. No other motion was carried.
Rev. Tharaldsen was somewhat chagrined
over the summary disposition made of his
work, but in the interest of »eace will
allow the matter to rest where it is.
Deaconess' Home.
The conference went on record as in
favor of the proposition that the United
church should assume control of the
Deaconess Home at Chicago as soon as a
safe and satisfactory transfer of the prop
erty can be made. It ia not likely that
any attempt actually to transfer the home
will be made until the next conference.
The church approved the desire of the
managers of the home to have a clergy
man stationed there, provided the one
called should be a member of the United
Resolutolns of respect to the memory
of the late Rev. Messrs. Mikkelsen and
Loveland were reported by Rev. S. O.
Braaten and adopted.
Martin Holatad's Importance.
Martin Holstad, a farmer from Worth
county, lowa, was lifted out of his ob
scurity by proposing a resolution pro
hibiting members from secret societies
from taking seats in the conference as
delegates. It was expected that some one
would take a shot at this .vexed question
before the session closed, so Mr. Holstad
did not startle anybody. Every one pres
ent, however, pricked up his ears, for
there was, of course, a chance for some
lively debate, but the conference was
steered away from the snag by a motion
to postpone the matter to the next con*
ference. j
Cries for division were made, and Vice
President Dahl, who was in the chair,
reluctantly consented to order one. A
careful count showed that he was right,
as the motion to defer action on the se
cret society squabble to the next con
ference was carried by a vote of 232 to 119.
No Anssburg Expansion.
An attempt to expand the Augsburg
Publishing house plant was voted down
after a short but stubborn fight. The man
ager of the Institution, the board of trus
tees and the publication committee unite
in the recommendation that the publish
ing plant should operate its own bindery
and printery as well as . to increase its!
composing department. It will cost about
$25,000 to make the contemplated expan
sion of the publishing plant, and this sum
must be borrowed. ..; This settled its fate. i
The resolution to borrow and expand was
defeated by a vote of 170 to 119.
Objection was made by several dele
gates to the use of so ■ much space in
Lutheraneren, the church organ, to credit
ing subscriptions and donations to the va
rious funds. After the delegates had been
assured that there would be a falling off
if the donations were not publicly ack- |
nowledged the conference decided not to
meddle with the present system.
. Rev. S. W. Dickinson, representative of
the American Bible society in the north
west, addressed the conference.
The Conference Authorises' a Semi
nary Loan.
Dislike to assume a debt of any kind,
so common among the Norwegians, was
fully exemplified at the meeting of the
United Norwegian Lutheran church con
ference Tuesday afternoon. About
$25,000 -is required to complete the the
ological J seminary at St. Anthony Park.
There are several reasons why the build
ing should be completed by next.Septem
ber. The money is not at hand, and while
the church is very rich, as shown by its
ability to raise $140,000 in one year for
educational institutions alone, many dele
gates opposed semblance of a loan,
even of the most temporary character.
After arguing with *•" the uncompromising
delegates all afternoon the authorities
were finally permitted to borrow $25,000
with which to finish and equip the sem
inary. ..During the debate the fund com
mittee reported that it had received for
the second subscription $2,258 from clergy
men and professors, $10,716.87 from con
gregations, and $3,000 in unpaid subscrip
tions, making a total of $16,274.87.
More Committees.
Committee tt> draft resolutions on the
death of Re%\* Messrs. B. Mikkelsen and
E. Loveland, Rev. S. O. Braaten.
Committee to arrange the secretary's
report, Rev. Messrs. J. C. Jensen, Rose
land and J. N. Kil«lahl and President G.
Visitor for Aberdeen district, J. N. Ped
erson, Pierpont, 8. D.
So much time had been spent on the
debt question in the afternoon that an
evening session / was necessary" and at
this time the antiborrowers were able to
secure the passage of a resolution requir
ing the board of trustees to refrain from
making a loan until all efforts to secure
the money desired by subscription had
proved futile. The principal business of
the evening was the debate on the rec
ommendation of the committee on Augs
burg Publishing house, authorizing it to
borrow $20,000 and put in a complete bind
ery and printing office, the same to be
paid from the profits of the business. No
decision was reached when time to ad
journ came.
The English conference held a brief
meeting in the afternoon and worked off
some routine business matters. The offi
cers elected were: Rev. G. A. T. Rygh
Chicago, president; Rev. E. T. Royne!
Manitowoc, Wis., vice president; Rev. j!
A. E. Naess, Boscobel, Wis., secretary
Rev. Gustav H. Steams, Milwaukee, treas
urer. The selection of the next place of
meeting was left to the officers.
United Society of Christian En
Cincinnati, Ohio, July 6-10, 1901.
For this annual meeting the Chicago
Great Western railway will on July 4-6
sell through excursion tickets to Cincin
nati, good to return July 14, (or Aug. 31
by payment of 50 cents extra) at one fare
plus $2 for the round trip. For fur
ther information inquire of A. J. Aicher,
city ticket agent, corner Nloollet avenue
and Fifth street, Minneapolis.
County Attorney May Act in the
Massolt Case.
What Mr«. Thompson, the Healer,
Says of the Case and of ex-
Cot. Clouit'h'it Defense.
County Attorney Boardman said this
afternoon that he would at once begin
an inquiry into the circumstances sur
rounding the death of Hugo Massolt, for
which a coroner's Jury yesterday held Mrs.
Emma A. Thompson, a Christian Scientist,
at 314 Sixth street S, responsible. Mr.
Boardman was out of the city yesterday
and at 2:3o'o'clock this afternoon had re
ceived no report of the findings of the
jury except through the newspapers. • He
knew, however, that the report was forth
coming, and understood the nature of the
case. He had decided to investigate very
carefully before determining whether or
not it was a matter which the county at
torney should take up against Mrs.
Thompson. He expressed no opinion m
to the case.
Mr*. Thompson, whom the Jury believe
is responsible for the death of Hugo Mas
solt, is not apprehensive of any serious
result of the agitation which she says
has been started by prejudice caused by a
lack of understanding of the methods of
healing in Christian Science. She is little
disturbed by the publicity given her name
in connection with the case and expresses
her desire not to allow it to interfere in
any way with her work.
"I condemn no one," said Mrs. Thomp
son. "I am indeed aorry that the
death of the boy is being widely
published in this way, because I believe
it is wrong. It is the duty of the people
to the bereaved to bind up the broken
hearts, rather than to cause them to
bleed. I have nothing whatever to say
about the death of the boy. Ido not de
sire to express an individual opinion. I
am very willing that my work sbfluld be
investigated; I want the people to know
the facts, rather than to have them listen
to ideas they may have previously formed
concerning curing by faith, or to the ideas
of others who are prejudiced, profession
ally or otherwise, against Christian sci
ence. The work speak 3 for itself, and I
would like to have the people know the
facts concerning the work before they
"We do not claim that we can cure
every person by Christian Science. That
is manifestly impossible. But we do claim
that wo have healed many who had been
given up as lost by other physicians. Is
there anything strange that a person
should die while undergoing our treat
ment, any more so than that a patient in
any physician's care should die? Yet no
publicity is given a death that ensues in
the latter case. Why should it be with
us? Yet we do not complain. We are
willing that every fact concerning any
death be known, for the facts will speak
for themselves more plainly than the opin
ions of any person."
Gov. dough's Defense.
Mrs. Thompson was shown an interview
printed this morning in which ex-Gover
nor Clough praised her for her work and
expressed his sorrw that she had been
held responsible for the boy's death. Mrs.
Thompson said:
"Governor Clough knows whereof he
speaks. He did not speak from heresay,
or from any preconceived ideas he had on
the subject. Six years ago his wife was
suffering from an affliction, and the regu
lar physicians of the family and others
expressed their belief that she would
never recover. I was called and Mrs.
Clough was restored, and to-day is in
perfect health. I do not say this to boast
of our work, for I want the work to speak
for itself, but it shows that Mr. Clough
knows something about Christian Science,
end what he says should have some
weight. I know that there are hundreds
in Minneapolis who believe as he does."
The Masaolt Case.
Mrs. Thompson was asked about the
Massolt family, and she replied:
"It is not they who instituted an inves
tigation of the case. They know every
thing about it and are satisfied that noth
ing was left undone. There has been th«
kindliest feeling between us since the
boy's death, and the family are now ap
preciative of what we have done for them.
Fourteen years ago a daughter in the fam
ily was critically ill, and her physician
said there was no hope for her. For
twelve months she had suffered, but under
Christian Science she was healed in as
many hours, and the young lady is living
and well to-day."
What A. P. Myer Says.
Christian Scientists in Minneapolis do
not fear an investigation of the death of
Hugo Massolt by the law, because they
believe that by it "the facts and not opin
ion and prejudice will be brought out."
and yet they deprecate the fact that the
death of the boy has been given publicity
and the responsibility fixed by the cor
oner's jury.
"Such cases are the result of profes
sional prejudice," said A. P. Myer, of 1113
Sixth street S, yesterday. Mr. Myer
is one of the most prominent Christian
Scientists in the city. He says he was
healed by the faith six years ago, by
reading Christian Science text books, and
since then has been at work healing oth
ers. He continued:
We do not anticipate that anything eerious
will result from the death of the boy Maasolt.
It is like many other cases that have been
brought against us by prejudiced and opinion
ated people. Who have no understanding of
our methods. Hundreds of cases have been
brought against u« in this country and in
Europe. In a few Instances there have been
verdicts against the defendant in the lower
courts, but not in a single case was this ver
dict sustained in the superior courts, showing
that when Judged entirely from the facts
there is nothing that can work against via.
The Christian Scientists of Minneapolis wilt
not get together and fix up a case for Mrs.
Thompson; it is a matter entirely her own,
and will be Judged entirely on her work and
not what some people think about It
Says Captain Did Right to Cancel
Waaeoa Game.
President A. B. Beall of the Minneapolis
baseball team returned yesterday from
Sioux City, and upon being informed of
the Waeeca incident promptly approved
the course pursued by Manager-Captain
Wadaworth. "The Minneapolis team can
not be used to advertise a gambling
game," declared Mr. Beall, "not while I
have any voice regarding its movements.
The people of Waseca had $3,000 or more
to bet that their club, an amateur or at
least a semi-professional club, would win
from a speedy professional team. The
gambling feature was the principal one,
as far as I can learn, and the ball game
was simply a secondary condition. I don't
approve of such methods and don't want
the players, all of whom are gentlemen in
every way, to be used for any such pur
pose. We were offered $100 and railway
expenses to play an exhibition game in
Waseca, and as the money would help pay
expenses and the trip would be a little
outing for the boys, we readily accepted.
"The chances of a row in case we should
pull ahead were too good. If the umpire
was honest the spectators would undoubt
edly interfere, and if he was not, he could
easily throw the game to Wasece. I don't
want to be mixed up, either, in a row or
the other feature. Simply considering the
matter as a business proposition it
would be bad policy, but aside from that I
am opposed to all methods of gambling
and will not further any such schemes."
Mr. Beall announced yesterday that
he had secured another infielder. He ie
W. L. Pattison, a student of Dixon col
lege, Illinois. He has been playing ever
since the snow left the ground and is in
good physical condition. Nothing is known
of his work here, but he is "tipped oft" as
being a very promising ball player.
Grand Sire A. C. Cable Attends
State Lodge Session.
Five Hundred Delegate* Attend—
Rebekah Awembly Al»o
in SfHNluu. v
Over 500 representatives and members
of Minnesota Odd Fellows lodges are in
attendance at the session of the grand
lodge, which convened at the state capi
tal, St. Paul, yesterday.
In the afternoon a reception was ten
dered to Grand Sire A. C. Cable, who is a
guest of the convention.
Only one officer Is to be elected, and
that is the grand master. At the last
election there were six candidates for this
office. The laws require that, in order to
be elected, a candidate must not only have
a larger number of votes than any of his
competitors, but he must have at least
one-third of all the votes cast. None of
the candidates at the last election re
ceived the required one-third. S. A.
Farnsworth of St. Paul led with 576, G.
A. Fosnes of Montevideo was next with
377, and William McGregor of Minne
apolis, was third with 292. The contest in
the grand lodge is between these three,
with the chances rather favoring Farns
worth. Neither city has had the grand
master for a number of years.
Another proposition over which there
will be some debate is to reduce the fees
for the first, second and third degrees
from ?5 to $2 each. Grand Matser Van !
Praag, in bis annual report, recommends !
that this be done.
Grand Master Van Praag estimates that
four new lodges were instituted during
the year—Breckenridge, Minneota, Hen- I
dricks and Minnesota Lake. There was \
one consolidation, Duluth and Silver ,
lodges at Duluth, joining under the name i
of the former. Reports from the deputies
show an increase of 1,200 in the member
ship of the order during the past year, and
allowing for suspensions, there has been
a net gain of 1,000.
One Hundred and Seventy-three
Delesntes in Attendance.
The Rebekah assembly, I. O. O. F., of
Minnesota, opened its annual convention
at Central hall, St. Paul, with 173
delegates present, each representing a
Minnesota lodge. Mrs. Mary Anderson of
Rochester, the state president, occupied
the chair, and the other officers present
were: Vice president, Mrs. May E. John
son, Appleton; warden, Mrs. Anna M.
Easton, Warren; secretary, Mrs. Eunice
Melville, Minneapolis; treasurer, Mrs.
Berth*. Leber, Minneapolis.
Mrs. Anderson made the following offi
cial appointments: Marshal, Mary Chris
tianson, Winnebago City; Minnie Randall,
St. Paul; assistant conductor, Olive Tait.
St. Paul; chaplain, Sadie Greer, Lanes
boro; outside guardian, Jessie Gunther,
Minneapolis; assistant secretary, Eloise
Hayford, St. Paul.
The president gave a detailed report of
the year's work.
Secretary Eunice Melville reported an
increase in membership of 66 persons and
three lodges. The lodges making the best
gains are entitled to places on the roll of
honor and are: Pansy lodge, Minneapo
lis; it has a net gain of 35; Evening Star,
St. Paul, gain of 31; Amaranth, Herman,
gain 29; Cola, Minneapolis, gain 26; Reli
ance, Wheaton, gain 23; Clover Leaf, Min
neapolis, gain 22; Columbia, Little Falls,
gain 21; Miriam, Albert Lea, gain 21;
Rising Star, Caledonia, gain 17; Myrtle,
Minneapolis, gain 16.
Special Donation Day.
The secretary recommended that the ob
servance of Sept. 20 as special donation
day for the Odd Fellows' home at North
field be made an annual custom in Re
bekah lodges. It is the fiftieth anniver
sary of the birth of the organization.
Treasurer Bertha Leber gave the year's
receipts at $4,235.56; disbursements,
The president appointed the following
Legislation — Martha Collins, Albertina
Blair, Floy Tenny, Hattie Davis, Mary Nor
Distribution—Nellie Coos, Cora Pettie, Stel
la Davis, Ida Schmidt, Etta M. Nye.
State of the Order—Martha Gates, Mary
Wild, Lulu Halvorson. Lydia C. Burnett,
Irene Marsh, Alice Kelsey.
Judiciary—Frances Beltz, Mary Jenkins,
Nellie Vanorden, Floy Haesinger, Stella Stim
Finance—lrene Bacon, Margaret Schuetz,
Emma Cleem, Josie Crabtree, Alice Kelsey.
Last evening at the house of represen
tatives In the capitol a degree staff,
picked from the Minneapolis lodges exem
plified the work of the order. Theasur
er Bertha Leber conducting.
Dr. Walter B. Cannon of Cambridge, Mass.,
ie visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
Professor Haecker Is spending a week in
northern Minnesota and North Dakota.
The engagement of Miss Agnes Tisdale and
George Grout of Luverne is announced. The
wedding will take place in July.
'Mrs. Aaron M. Burt spent Wednesday at
Lake Harriet.
Dr. Walter Bradford, canon of Cambridge,
Mass., and Miss Cprnelia James will be mar
ried Tuesday, June 25, at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry C.
James, Ashland and Mackubin avenues. Miss
Grace Newson will be the maid of honor and
Miss Bernice Cannon and Miss Frances James
will be bridesmaids. Dr. and Mrs. Cannon
will take a trip west before going to Boston
to reside.
The St. Anthony Park Xorth Improvement
League meets to-night at the Congregational
church. George L. Wileon -will give a talk
on "Management of Sewers."
The ladies of St. Anthony Park Congrega
tional church will give a picnic supper this
evening at the home of Mrs. Harwoood.
Mr. and Mrs. Vye have gone to Buffalo to
attend the Pan-American exposition.
C. H. Cannon and Miss Bernice Cannon
have gone to Buffalo to the Pan-American
Mrs. Denio will spend a week with the
family of C. H. Cannon.
Miss Mary Moore of Chicago is visiting her
sister, Mrs. C. H. Cannon.
The Methodist Sunday school gave an ex
cursion and picnic to Hastings Wednesday.
Miss Frances James will spend part of the
summer with Mrs. Burt.
Special to The Journal.
Waba&ha, Minn., June 20.—The jury sum
moned to ascertain what caused the death of
little Fern Wilson, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Wilson, returned their verdict
to-day. There had been ugly rumors afloat
and to quiet these an analysis of the stomach
was made. The jury, after listening to the
result of the analysis and the evidence, re
turned a verdict that "the child died from
natural causes or from causes unknown to the
jury."—Robert C. Albertson and Miss Mar
garet Sullivan were married at St. Felix
Chicago 5!30 p. in. To-day—Atlantic
City 4:35 p. m. To-morrow,
The Pennsylvania Limited takes pas
sengers through in that time. No trans
fer—merely step from the Ltmited to sea
shore train in Broad street station, Phila
delphia. Baggage checked through to At
lantic City, or to any of the popular re
sorts on the New Jersey coast. The Lim
ited runs by daylight east of Plttsburg,
crossing the Alleghanies at the coolest
point on that romantic mountain range.
Find out how nicely you can go east over
Pennsylvania Short Lines. Address H.
R. Dering, A. G. P. agent, 248 South
Clark st, Chicago. I
tf^Jh /) / J J Established 1882.
Correct Dress From Head to Foot.
f Boolean Friday
iyfypMßßHaßEMWirid Tin* Men's Clothing.
.I' ?rt'«t_ *&*. _.pi'«| -^8 snas for big men. Serge suits
S?M ' ~*^_Ji^liit'C '.W 5 * that sold at $12 and $14, § Q VSQ
I. c!, -jL»~-Jofl^k y ■') in 42 and 44 size only. Bar-
ll* ■r^xi N\J^2JH^ I* -I Men's frock coats and vests, black and
: yf\ I V t rtllPlPW [i^.if gray clay worsted, from $15 S'*^ 50
wSb X \k\ fl «Hi»Si'3& suits; all small sizes. J^
H w JPJP^VA^iP^H Bargain Friday, only .... *^
' HI;- '^M*^\_l( /:[ -'"'■'"•'■jßftiiP About 50 odd coats, from F* f\c
'H^ ii'jjMpr^ '•' Jq jgm and $10 suits» mostlY -jIJ
B^^^^^Br^^_).' -/'/^H large size, only *"'
■•*'* By :.'. /'■'• _> \y: :'mBL ''"*isfl: 100 pairs of fine worsted and cassimere
IBLj&ißS^* lVrl :-^'? I Pants» fromie $3counter; $^.00
* fl& l^S I Friday
B Ilk 3IBPI Summer Bargains
tl^ B^H BWIMh H Boys' 50c Knee Pants, strictly all wool,
ja [BHJBSmSi«lyi\lfe :' '-;''-* Hlm I blue, black and neat mixtures; only 2 pairs
Hwfe3z, to a customer. Bargain "^ J?
Friday ••■••■ ••••■• •• • • •••• £* %J^ C
Boys' Knee Pant Suits, sizes 3 to 16 years; odds and ends; all wool garments;
vestee and double breasted styles; values up to $4. Bargain ffifl £.5
Friday <PJ^-»
Boys' Long Pant Suits, sizes 14 to 19 years; in blue, black and <£ X fit;
neat mixtures; broken lots; good $7 values. Bargain Friday *P^.«Jwf
Boys' $4 Washable Sailor Suits, large sizes only, 10, 11 and 12 C| CA
years English Galatea and crash. Bargain Friday »J»£.JW
Boys' 15c black cotton hose, 2 C^ -d , „ „ ,
pairs to a customer, per pair JC ys 75c Balbnggan under-
Sk?3l.! 10c =--° 25c
■ Boys' 25c Percale |A_ Boys'soc Negligee *\C\
Waists ................... IZ7C Shirts .......'. ZtZ/O
FridcLy H«5Lt BeLrg»,ins.
Boys' and Children's Straw Hats, all shapes and sizes, worth 50c, *% C
for quick sale Friday '.. 2SjC
Children's Tarns, cloth and crash, not all sizes, but clean fresh summer 1* C
; ' goods, worth up to 75c, to close quickly Friday &3C
Boys' Caps, made of crash, by the best cap maker in the United States. C/\
Every seam silk taped; snap front; made to sell for $1, for Friday JUC
Children's Straw Sailors, all new shapes, for Bargain Friday, C£\ $^ ,
quick sale jy(J t0 £4
A large assortment of Split Braid Straw Hats in yacht shapes, also the %%
new fedora shapes, for a Friday special '. A
To close out quick a broken line of Men's Crush Hats in black, pearl *■? C
and oxford colors, $1 and $1.50 values, at .." / OG
10 dozen plaid and fancy Hat Bands for fedora or straw hats, 35c and %g\
50c quality, for Friday special only m\jC
Friday Bargains for Laddies.
Sample line of Ladies' Shirt Waists, all in fine materials, only one of a kind,
mostly 34 and 36; not a waist worth less than $2, and a great many Cfl
worth $3, mostly white, but some colors, Bargain Friday M.
■ About 20 dozen Waists in white and colors, front made with 2 rows of insertion,
back tucked, others tucked both front and back, worth $1, very special C |"|
at : JUC
Linen Skirt, 7-gore, new flare, well finished, good full skirt, perfect gjfl 50
hang, good value at $3, special at J| #^v
We have about 75 dozen of Adler's 2-clasp Chamois Gloves in white, pearl and
natural color; all perfect in every respect will make a splendid Bicycling Glove,
. as they can be washed. Their value is $1 a pair—for Bargain Friday, tZf\
#-price, a pair jUC
The second shipment of those fine German Lace Lisle Hose, so popular at the
present time. We have the newest patterns at 50c, and the much ttCl
wanted quality at, pair v . J^ZrC '
Shoe Bargains for Friday.
Broken lines in misses' and children's black and tan Oxford ties HP
and strap, that sell regularly at $1.50 and $1.75. Friday / .3C
A mixed lot ladies' hand turn shoes and Oxford ties, worth up to C? £\
$5. Friday.........;..,........: ".... stlC
Broken line Men's Bicycle Shoes, worth $2. <r %
Friday , 3*l
For —Hanan's hand sewed single sole, tan color, Oxford 41^ tin
ties, worth $5. Friday £ JU
One lot of Flowers to close quickly, comprising foliage, roses, lilies-of- <
the valley and forget-me-nots, values up to 50c, Bargain Friday JiC
Misses and children's Trimmed Hats, stylishly trimmed with chiffon, C C\
colors are brown, tan and cardinal, values up to $2.50, Bargain Friday JvC
, 15he mouth Corner, Sijcth and JVicollet.
He Wants an Owner for a Team and
a Team for an Owner,
Special to The Journal.
Mankato, Minn., June 20.—Sheriff Ger
lich has in his possession a team of
horses, one bay and one gray, and a buggy,
which were evidently stolen. The buggy
and harness were found yesterday morning
inside of a farmyard gate two miles south
east of the city, and the horses were
loose in the road.
The sheriff and his deputies are scouring
the country looking for a team of ponies,
one chestnut and one bay, with a new
red-geared buggy, which were secured
Tuesday evening from J. H. Michel's liv
ery barn by a stranger who gave his
name as Robbins, and who said he wished
to drive out four miles into the country
to bring back his brother whose wife was
sick. He has not been heard from, and
nothing was known of his brother at the
place named.
The Midland* Modern Brotherhood of
America picnic association is holding its
first annual picnic to-day in this city. A
ball game between the Waseca and Albert
Lea teams and some horse races are feat
ures this afternoon.
The Chicago Great Western road has
secured abstracts of title to all of the
land in the city upon which it has se
cured options for its proposed extension
into the business section. The only thing
that remains is to hand over the money
and receive deeds.
No Warning Given Mrs. William
Mehegan of Milbank.
Special to The Journal.
Milbank, S. D., June 20.—Mrs. William
Mehegan, mother of Thomas Mehegan, one
of the proprietors of the Hotel St. Hubert,
and of Mrs. C. D. Fairchild, dropped dead
yesterday afternoon without a moment's
warning. The cause is attributed to ap
poplexy and a weak heart action. She
was about 70 years of age, and up to the
moment of her sudden death was appar
ently in good health. Another son, Wil
liam, is proprietor of the St. James hotel
at Appleton, Minn., and another, James,
is proprietor of the W&hpeton house at
Wahpetaa, N. D.. > She was a former resi
dent of Lake City, at which place her re
mains will be interred beside those of her
Miss Achsah A, Wiseman, prominent in
social circles in this city, was married to
Will J. King of Montevideo.—Company
X of this city will give exhibition drills
dailyl during the encampment of the Q. A.
R. posts of the district at Waubay on
June 25. 26 and 27.
Join the "Buffaloes"
In an excursion to Carver, Minn., June
23d. Trains leave Minneapolis & St.
Lpuis station at 9:55 a. m. and 1:30 p. m.
Leave Carver 8:00 p. m.
AUB/v ' '■• _amount "reed. and be is a-healthier condition. STOCKEYNE, the great
\JbHec - 1 *■ > ■tOCk protector."''Safe and Improve your stock by using. It. BtOCkeyne W» ■
'^L j«JB«L_ JT , pletely protects your horses and cattle from all fly pests. It contain* no poiso»ous
matter, and oures sores, galls and eruptions of all kinds oa farm stock. • It Improve*
* the co of *nlmal and abolishes the use of net*. It Uan excellent lubrt
amount of feed, and be in a healthier condition. BTOCKEYNE, th« grMt
■took protector. Sare and improve > our stock by using It. StOOkayne) com
pletely protects your horses and cattle from all fly peeta. It contains no poisonous
matter, and cures sores, praJLa and eruptions of all kinds on farm stock. It Improve*
the coat of the animal and abolishes the use of fly net*. It Is an excellent lubrl
i|R«Sa4\VMV cator for reapers, mowers and all kinds of farm machinery. It costs bat little ana
Ji WTV. tares much. No farm should be without it. Dibectioks for Uswa. Apply with hand
• JlmiWtMa\ r>V.-^i sponge or brush, and put on freely about the head. ae*k and most unprotected parts
r?.nl\Xßß?lft\\'& yl**°'*i- One application iflreg lnatant relief and will ordinarily protect stock
V I IrS^Avi several days. Price, per gallon, 78©. Price, per gallon, 4n 8,10 or £9 gaUoa lota or •▼er,
' - Al/y'^v -:^sSv ' 706 *»'•_, Stockeyne Isonl» put upln cans. Put up expressly for - - • • •;■ ' •
\.,._ .• i '.'j*'.> T. M. lioß^iiTS'; Sil'i'LV ■:H6usK^.■MW^; iiiAipoLi's J ,■""i^ll^iN.;: "■' ■
SnHm^^^^HnwMaMMrinMsaisansHncßgr'7'. . • - ■ ■ - ■
12,000 Acres in Crow Wing- and
Ca»M < utilities.
Special to The Journal.
Brainerd, Minn., June 20.—One of the
largest real estate transfers chronicled
for s-ome time has just been made. The
transfer includes something like 12,000
acres of land in Crow Wing and Cass
counties, and takes in a large portion of
the cut-over lands.
The land was owned by Nelson, Frey
& Co. of Minneapolis, and W. D. Wash
burn, Jr., of Minneapolis is the purchaser.
He will, in all probability, list it with
real estate firms, and it will be sold out
in parcels to settlers.
Beautiful Coney Inland.
This very popular resort is now open,
and trains for Waconia will leave M. &
St. L. depot at 9:50 every Sunday morning,
returning trains leave Waconia 7:30 p. m.
Carey roofing aheds water like a duck.
See W. S. Nott Co. Telephone 376.
tß *^ Eighth and Nloollot.
Specials for Friday.
Cauliflower ?™£2£i** 8c
New Potatoes Eec :J. 30c
Tomatoes pe/Luket ...... 35c
GllCUmOerS fan?/. fleeted,each... 5C
Apricots pern^sket ... ........ . r 38c
Blueberries .E.J. ..l^l^rtc
Din a Ammla* Extra floe Florldas. for
rlne AppieS can per 81.40
■■nlng, each. IvG doz. 9li*)U
Grape Fruit %'SSt... 60c
Da«lDaa« < Hires' Carbonated, per bottle
HOOT Deer IA- per case; f I Qf»
IUI 2dozen VlitfO
nS HMAa AI a Waukesha Arcadian Springs,
uingerAie quart bottles, An ft a
. ».. each 180-doz.. o£■ UU
Red Raven Splits $1.50
Brain Bread Flour i££S' 1;
Health) 12-lb 5ack....T.T...*'.U.;..... 4UC
Extra Fancy Sour Cherries for Canning.

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