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THURSDAY JWV^ENINGr, J UJNJS 27, 1901.
VERXA
Tama Few import as
I vfld good; few tea
dealers import at all, but
lean on the expensive mid
dleman. By reason of im
porting direct, we are en
abled to retail pure teas
thus:
"U!_ A _.|-|) f.. a one-dollar-a-pound
fflinarda 163 Ceylon and on.
India blend; per pound wUtf
"AUImaH blend of India and Ceylon Kllt-
HlllllO edge teas, flavor mild butOf» -
superb; worth a dollar, but here, lb OU9
Unah T«* uncolored; a genuine OCa
liapall 108 Me value; per lb 00C
Hoffman House Coffee Frt£!»
the roaster as you can buy it, can be pur
chased in bulk at the Yerxa stores exclu
sively.
A A |I. A The matchless "Hoffman House,"
vOTICC fresh from the roaster—per Qfi*
pound ..OUS
fI MAA The rich flavored "Robal" blend,
UOTT CO fresh from the roaster—per nfl.
pound &. 4C
A.I( A A The "Queen" blend, fresh from the
will ICC roaster and outclassing the flavor
of any 20c coif elsewhere on sale in IP.
this city. Per pound ISC
Sardines
We carry a large stock of the best
American, Portugal and French Sar
dines.
American quarters, good 6c
Fine Hairs, mustard, can 9c
Imported Sardines, small 10c
Pompadour 12c
Falstaff. boneless, can 20c
George, Dalidot & Co., put up in
pure olive oil. Sardines, whole—
small 15c
Medium 20c
Large 28c
Boneless, small 20c
Medium 25c
Large 32c
La Bordenaise, in Tomato Sauce,
can 17c
Asparagus, bunch 3c
Cauliflower, each oc
Wax Beans, pound 5c
Cauliflower, each 5c
New Potatoes, peck 25c
Lemons, dozea 10c
Pearl Tapioca pound 4c
Lamp Chimneys Each 4c
Scrubbing Brushes *£££9c
Broom KSr (9s
Hominy 5 pounds (Os
Cheese fb un. c. ream: 10c
Soup 3Ki eb! y ca &n ßoss: lOt
Peerless Market
Salmon Steak 15c
Halibut Steak 12^c
Lake Superior Whitefish lie
Lake Superior Trout 10c
Crappies 8c
Pike 8c
Pickerel 7c
EITES
9rl& Examined Free.
jflNHJßy*' Artificial Eyes.
BEST,
OPTICIAN, 409 Hicoliet.
tgJPfWk VEG-E-TON
WC Wm\ H Our new anesthetic for prevent-
K. zkMiJv lu *"' paln> No extra cnarse-
I AjtTl EXAMINATION AND
1 .* Ml . CONSULTATION FKKE.
jsnWji DP.C.L.SARGENT
• *%'W • Syndicate Block. 521>/« Nicollet.
THOUSANDSJVERE THERE
The tirocert' Picnic Wan a Record
Breaker—(i.OOO Were There.
Hot weather did not stop the crowd
from attending the grocers' picnic at
Lake Park yesterday in large numbers.
Over 6,900 persons enjoyed the day's fun.
the basket lunch, the East
Side clerks tore a scalp from the South
Siders at baseball by a score of 13 to 7.
Later in the day the young people danced !
in the pavilion. The steamers Victoria j
and Puritan, which had been chartered
lor the day, made many excursions to the '
lower lake. The prize winners were as ;
follows:
F*x men's race, J. J. Young, Frank John-
Bon, Fred May; bear race, H. Stevens, C H.
Walburg, D. Meyers; hop race H. O'Brien
(St. Anthony Park), Bert George, W. H.
Evers, Leon StoweM; girls' running race,
Ella Best. Jennie Young, Hazel Thompson; j
special sack race, Will Strobeck (Hopkins), |
L. F. Paul. A. Cummings. L. M. Ga^.ri); '
100-yard dash. H. V. O'Hrien (St. Paul), |
Daniel Coyne, Fred Davis: hurdle race, j
George Williams (St. Anthony Park), L. -F. j
Paul, W. H. Evers, Charles Chase: standing j
high Jump, Danle! Coyne C J. Myrick, F.
Ludwig; three-legged raoe. G. S. Williams :
and W. Bohn, J. Murphy and Charles Chnse,
H. Saxe and Janres Kbittum. H. Stevens and
C. H. Walburg; blind man's racr. E. L.
Merrill, F. Ludwig, L. S. Cummings: tug
of war. South Side, in iwo nut of three;
boys' race, Ray Eames. George Dunkelberger;
100-jrard dash. C. j. Myrick, J. Murphy, J.
Ludwtg, S. Bang; whistling. S. Banp. C. J.
Myrick. John Murphy: special T.O-yard back
ward, .1. J. Clark, John Sevanson. H. W.
Preston: three-legged r£>ce, J. E. Sutton. J. B.
Anderson, D. Meyers: baby show. Martin
Swanson, Alice Sevenson. Raymond Swanson.
AUSTRO-MEXICAN RECONCILIATION.
Vienna, June 27.—Count Gilbert Hchen
wart yon Gerlachstein has been appointed i
Austro-Hungarian minister to Mexico. Diplo- }
matic relations between Austria-Hungary and I
Mexico, interrupted since 1876, ihe year Em
peror Maxlmilllan was shot, are thus formally
re-established.
Will be found an excellent remedy for
sick headache. Carter's Little Liver Pills.
Thousands of letters from people who |
have used them prove this fact. Try them. |
V^Sun Proof 1
. much mor«^lK^ A Jp^S|s|
twice an long as "^^^^^ \ j^tmi i
whit* lead p&lnti; coat^^^^^V
less. Guaranteed to Proteet^^hJjSjs-rX
th« bouse from Run and atorni^^nCSSis^
for'fly* years. White and forty-
eight tlnu. Send for free book of paint
knowledge.. Special Inducements to X .
paint dealers. ,
■ Patton Paint Co., Milwaukee, \VL. -
Pltt.borchrUtrtJla.tCo., Distributer*, ;
... • 500 to 510 ». SM St.
'■ • " MlßDftpoli. Mlon. i■'.! i^ r
A full stock of JPatton *■ sun from fa»ut»
can be had at the following places:
Andrews £ Sullivan. 610 Ist ay S: F. C.
Smith, HOI Western ay; Peter Faber. 211
Plymouth; bt; F. C. Richards, 505 E 24th at:
M. Chilstr< m. 2 W Lake st; Waldron & Co.,
2600 Lyndale ay ■S; F. Hirschfle'.d. 243 20tli
ay N; M. ' Rose. 113 Washington ay X. J.
Trump. Robtitisdale; Q. E Woehler Co.,
2021 • Crystal Lake ay: G. B. 1 Woehler. 1 41«
Washington ay.
THE CITY
TOWN TALK
Never buy real estate without having the
title insured. Rates very low.
The railroad committee of the council yes-'
terday ordered safety gates over the Northern
Pacific crossings at Monroe street and Eigh
teenth avenue NE, with an attendant at each
crossing to be on duty from 7 a. m. to mid
night.
Contractor T. P. Healy will begin at once
the erection of a brick veneered house and
barn to cost JS.OOO for Uriah Rorabach, at
Dupont avenue S and Summit Mr. Healy
will build a $6,000 house at First avenue S
and Franklin for Mrs. Frances J. Pray.
Minneapolis stove dealers believe that the
newly organised stove trust will hardly prove
successful In the way that a trust is expected
to achieve success. There are so many small
establishments which at short notice could
go into stove making that there is reason to
doubt if the new combination will be alJle to
control the output.
H. Gaylord Wilshire of Los Angeles, Cal..
who has deposited $1,000 forfeit money for a
$10,000 debate with Bryan on trusts, will be
at the Century Music hall July 15 and ex
plain his method of handling trusts, in a free
lecture. He will speak under the auspices of
the local social democratic party.
THE WEATHER
The Prediction*.
Minnesota—Partly cloudy to-night and
Friday, with probably local showers and
thunder storms; slightly cooler in south
east portion to-night; variable winds.
Wisconsin—Generally fair to-night and
Friday, except probably local thunder
storms In north and west portions; south
erly winds. lowa—Generally fair to-night
and Friday, except possibly local thunder
storms and cooler iv northwest portion;
variable winds. North Dakota—Generally
fair to-night and Friday; variable winds.
South Dakota—Partly cloudy to-night and
Friday, with probably local thunder
storms; slightly cooler in southeast por
tion to-night; variable winds. Montana—
! Generally fair to-night and Friday, ex
cept possibly showers and warmer in
northwest portion to-night; westerly
winds.
For Minneapolis and vicinity—Fair to
night and Friday; cooler to-night.
Weather < onil it ionx.
This morning's temperatures are from
8 degrees to 12 degrees lower than they
i were yesterday morning in Manitoba, the
i Dakotas, the western half of Minnesota,
Colorado and Wyoming, and they are
higher in the Lake Superior region, with
, 82 degrees at Houghton and 84 degrees at
Marquette; they are still about 80 de
' grees in the middle Mississippi and lower
i Ohio valleys. Yesterday's temperatures
were high in the whole central and east
ern parts of the country, the following
being the highest reported: 102 degrees
at Houghton, Mich.; 100 degrees at El
Paso, S>B degrees at Marquette, Kansas
City, Omaha, La Crosse, New Ulm, Minn.;
j i»6 degrees at Green Bay. Wis.; Daven
! port, St. Louis, Memphis, Dodge City and
North Platte. There have been showers
during the past twenty-four hours from
Huron and Moorhead to Duluth. The low
pressure area which has been the cause
of the continued hot weather has moved
into the extreme north, and its place is
i being taken by a moderately high pres
sure area.
—T. S. Outram, Section Director.
Maximum Temperatures.
Maximum for the twenty-four hours
ending at 8 a. m. to-day:
Upper Mississippi Valley—
■Minneapolis 94 La Crosse 98
Davenport 96 St. Louis 96
[ Lake Region—
Buffalo 86 Detroit 86
Marquette 98 Sault Ste. Marie.. SO
Escanaba 80 Green Bay «6
Milwaukee 92 Chicago »0
Duluth 80 Houghton 102
Northwest Territory-
Winnipeg 88
Missouri Valley—
Omaha 98 Kansas City 90
Huron 90 Moorhead 90
Bismarck 82 Willtston 70
Ohio Valley and Tennessee-
Memphis.... 96 Knoxville -88
Pittsburg 90 Cincinnati 90
Atlantic Coast —
Boston 86 New York 90
Washington 88 Charleston 84
Jacksonville 90
Gulf States-
Montgomery 96 New Orleans .... 92
Shreveport 92 Galveston 86
Rocky Mountain Slope-
Helena 60 Miles City 76
Lander 76 Rapid City 80
Modena 82 North Platte 96
I Denver 86 Dodge City 96
! Oklahoma 90 El Paso 100
1 Abilene 94 Santa Fe 84
Pacific Coast-
Spokane 68 Portland 68
I Winnemucca 74 San Francisco .. 68
! Los Angeles 82
PAWNEE BILL'S COMING
Two Shows To-morrow and Two
More Saturday.
Pawnee Bill's Historical Wild West and
Congress of Rough Riders of the World
will appear for the first time in Minne
| apolis to-morrow afternoon and evening,
at Twenty-fifth street and Nicollet ave
j nue. The performance opens with an as
| sembly of rough riders and detachments
! frcm the armies of the United States,
j England, Germany and France in cavalry
j drills and military evolutions. Then fol
lows the reproduction of scenes from the
wild life of the west, including cowboy
sports and pastimes, broncho breaking,
I broncho, lariat throwing, battles with In
dians and expert rifle and revolver shoot
ing by some of the noted shots of the
| world. There will be a grand free street
j display at 10 a. m. to-morrow, starting
j from the show grounds at Twenty-flfth
,■ and Nicollet and passing down Nicollet
I to Third street, on Third to Fourth aye-
I nue S, Fourth avenue to Washington, on
Washington to Nicollet, down Nicollet to
Bridge Square and up Hennepin to Wash
ington, on Washington to Third avenue N.
i Third avenue to Third street. Third to
j Hennepin avenue, out Hennepin to Lyn
dale, to Twenty-fifth street and thence
to the exhibition grounds.
DROWNED WHILE BATHING
Fatalities Occur at tVJiite Bear and
Meeker lalantl.
While bathing in White Bear lake, at
i Wildwood, last evening, Elmer McElroy,
j son of Mr. and Mrs. O. O. McElrcy. 3324
j Clinton avenue S, was seized with cerebral
congestion and drowned. The body was
recovered about twenty minutes after the
accident and was brought this morning to
the parents' home in this city.
Ingwald Sather, 16 years old, was
drowned while bathing in the river at
Meeker island lest night. The body was
j not recovered. The lad lived with his
parents at 2802 East Twenty-second
street.
DOWX OX CHURCH PAIRS.
The pastor of the Olivet Methodist church
at St. Paul. Rev. George Shaw, augments
his salary by working in a tailor shop. He i 3
paid $400, raised by his congregation, but re
fuses to accept more if raised through the
medium of church amusements and suppers.
Grimes Will Appeal.
• The supreme court of the United States
will be called upon to pass upon the validity
of the sentence imposed upon John Grimes
for keeping a gambling device. A stay of ten
days has been granted to enable the attorney
to perfect an appeal. The attorney contends
that all trials for. crimes shall be before a
jury and not before a judge only and further
that under the Minnesota statutes the keep
ing of a gambling device Is p. misdemeanor,
which should prevent p. judge from imposing
a straight sentence of imprisonment.
Where Is Walton Park?
U. S. C. E. Convention, Cleveland.
July 6-10 round trip only $21.50 via Soo
line and the lakes. Particulars at ticket
office, 119 S Third street.
Yon Sell Real -Estate
If you advertise in the Journal wants.
Telephone your wants to No. 9. either
line. You will be told the price and you
can send the money, > -I"..: ?i". i
If'- Yon Want to Rent
Your house, advertise it in the Journal.
You'll rent •It."'' "
, ..- _ TV , .- - . ■ - \, ' .
DENIES ITS VALUE
Gustave Theden Says Sorghum
Sugar Is Not Practicable.
JERRY RUSK EXPERIMENTED
All Sort* of Methods Were .Tried,
but All Proved Too '
Expensive.
Gustave Theden, president of the Min
nesota Sugar company at St. Louis Park,
ridicules the idea of a new discovery for
making sugar out of sorghum, according
to the results obtained by Seth M. Ken
ney oi Morristown, Minn. Mr. Kenney's
experiments, or, rather his experiences
with a barrel of sorghum which had fer
mented were recounted in The Jou m
n a 1 of June 15, and the greatest interest
has attached to the possibilities of his
supposed discovery. Farmers all over the
northwest have been eager to learn more
concerning his luck in changing a barrel
of sorghum into a half barrel of sugar,
and they have been impatient to hear
more about it. Up to date, however, all
that is known is that Mr. Kenney'*
sorghum was found to be slightly fer
mented, and that upon discovering its
condition he reboiled it and sold it appar
ently in good condition. The purchaser
drew off two gallons of syrup and re
turned the barrel to Mr.' Kenney because
he could get no more sorghum out of it.
Investigation showed that the sorghum
had turned to "sugar."
Now for Mr. Theden. the local sugar
manufacturer, who presumably knows
whereof he speaks. He says:
I don't like to spoil a good story, one that
deals death to the sugar trust, takes "sugar,"
that is the sacchrine article, out of politics,
abolishes foreign competition, decreases the
value of sugar cane properties, wipes out
the beet sugar industry and opens a new field
for capital in the manufacture of sorghum
sugar, but I've got to do it.
All ol the deductions made from Mr. Ken
ney's experiments are worthless, and will not
assist the farmers of this country one step
in reaching the goal of individual sugai
manfacturing. What Mr. Kenney discovered
was discovered long before he was born,
viz., that syrup will crystalize when it is
boiled down to a rrasquite, or thick syrup,
but the stuff boiled down, or left, is not all
sugar, but glucose principally. What becomes
of Mr. Kenney's discovery when it is known
that if you do not stop fermentation in sugar
juices and syrups there will be no sugar
left at all? Instead of creating sugar, fer
mentation takes it away. Here is another
rule. There is less sugar in sugar juices and
syrups after fermentation than before fer
mentation. Syrup will crystalize in a barrel
or vat ia the course of time even without
fermentation, provided the syrup is boiled
down thick enough, or to what we call "mas
quite."
There is a large percentage of glucose
in sorghum sugar, which prevents its being
refined, and if sorghum syrup or sugar is
used, for example, in preserves, it will fer
ment and spoil them. During Jerry Rusk's
administration of the department of agricul
ture, many interesting experiments were con
ducted in sorghum sugar in Kansas. The
government spent several hundred thousand
dollars in trying to successfully make sugar
out of sorgham and finally quit because it
was found impossible to extract snough sugar
to pay the operating expenses of the plants.
The experts engaged In the work tried all
sorts of tricks, fermentation, carbonation,
etc., but were unable to make any of them
go.
Mr. Kenney's experiments are absolutely
valueless so far as their having any bearing
on the sugar industry of this country is con
cerned.
NO LOCATION PICKED
Decision Not Yet Made on Bishop
Kdaall's Home.
The committee which has been ap
pointed to secure an episcopal residence
for Bishop-coadjutor-elect Edsall has not
yet considered any location. The expen
diture by the committee is limited to $15,
--000. Whether the committee will buy
or build is undetermined, although it is
probable that a satisfactory residence can
be bought outright. The bishop has said
absolutely that he will come to Minne
apolis if he is translated to this diocese.
The proposition of the people of Minne
apolis to furnish him a home made it
possible for him to accept the election.
The coming residence of the bishop in
Minneapolis is a matter of great interest
to the city religiously, socially and in
other ways. The committee has had no
meeting yet, but the members are prepar
ing to make an active canvess for funds
and expect to meet with a cordial recep
tion from those who have the interests of
the city of Minneapolis at heart.
TALKED WITH MR. EDDY
Local Politicians See the Congress-
man at the Nicollet.
Congressman Frank M. Eddy, who was
at the Nicollet last evening, was visited
during the evening by several local politi
cians. Mr. Eddy is paying special atten
tion to the opening of the Red Lake
reservation. The secretary of the interior
has promised to send an agent to confer
with the Indians and endeavor to make
an agreement for the occasion of this
tract. It is expected that Major James
H. McLaughlin, Indian inspector, will be
selected to do this work. If he is suc
cessful the matter will be taken up by the
next congress. The tract comprises in all
1,584 acres of fine agricultural land. Mr.
Eddy says there is no move being made
toward opening the White Earth reser
vation. He says that in his opinion Cuba
will ultimately be annexed on her own
request.
PRATT WILL HAVE TO GO
Mayor Ames Will Not Reappoint
Illin—Stringer His Choice.
Mayor Ames announced yesterday, at
the conclusion of his session with' the
eighth ward republican delegation which
appeared to urge the reappcintraent of
Superintendent of Poor Pratt, that Mr.
Pratt would have to go at the end of his
term, which expires July 9. The mayor
declared that he had selected a good re
publican for the job and that he would
make no change in the program. The
party selected is, of course, Al Stringer
of the fifth ward.
HER "GLORY" WAS ARTIFICIAL
In the eighth ward there lives a woman regarded by her neighbors as clever. As
the list of admiring neighbors includes women as well as men, the opinion goes above
par.
For several years she has been known at all of the society events in her part of
the city as "the woman with the lovely head of hair." It went without saying that
each hair hung by its own tiny root, and for that reason the luxuriant coil was all the
more admired.
j One afternoon not long ago she gave a tally-ho party, the drive being around the
Calhoua boulevard. The branches hang so low in summer at sundry spots around the
drive that the millinery of the tally-ho crowd was troubled, so on the afternoon above
referred to hats were ordered off. But the coach passed under one branch unusually
I low. "Low bridge" was called, but the woman with the lovely hair, who was in the
! rear seat, failed to "low bridge" enough. She felt the terrible grip of the twigs in her
I hair, a pull, another, a wrenching of locks, and as her hand instinctively went to the
' help of her hair she turned around. A horrible sight met her eye. There hung her
i lovely hair from that merciless bough. But the tally-ho kept on going. She adjusted
her hat and grew philosophical. None of the party knew It. She would wait until she
got home, an.d then send Johnny after the "switch." This she did, and was congratu
lating herself on the fact that her loss had not been detected, when Johnny "let the
cat go" one afternoon when there was "company", at the house.
Mama said no when Johnny asked to go fishing, and Johnny startled the crowd
with:
"When your switch was hanging to the tree at Lake Calhoun, you didn't use me
this way."
It was all out. Johnny had told enough to make it necessary to tell more, so the
clever woman, at another party given the tally-ho crowd a few days ago, presented
each one with a cleverly illustrated souvenir describing the loss and the rescue of the
switch, and that "lovely head of hair" is even more popular now than before the
catastrophe.
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL.
Why Lydiard and Brown Arc "Out"
L. A. Lydiard, city clerk, and Thomas R. Brown, Jr., mayor's secretary, do not greet
each other with the "glad mtt" these dyays. In other words, the entente cordiale be
tween these functionaries is strained. Keep it quiet, but the gentlemen are not above
calling each other names in private, and each wears a chip on his left shoulder.
Friends of both are fearful of what will happen should they chance to bump into each
other in the narrow hall that separates the mayoralty privacy from the clerk's office.
Mr. Lydiard is a stalwart young man who got his muscle on a Hennepin avenue farm.
Mr. Brown pulled an oar in college. They weigh within seven pounds of each other,
with the odds in favor of the clerk.
The cause of their enmity is the peculiar sleight-of-hand necromancy by which the
circus tickets for aldermen and other city officials, which since time immemorial have
been handled in the city clerk's office, have found their wfty, first hand, into the
mayor's office. That is to say: Where formerly Mr. Lydiard doled out circus trans
portation to the delight of the city fathers, Mr. Brown now distributes these little
courtesies. This change in distribution quickly followed Mayor Ames' accession to
the throne. Mr. Brown says he cannot see where Lydiard scores. Mr. Lydiard says
Brown Is afflicted with extraordinary offlciousness.
But here is what they have to say of each other:
Mr. Brown Saya:
"Lydiard is simply sora because he can't
hand out the tickets to his friends as he
likes. He has no business with the tick
ets. Precedent? What has precedent
to do with an Ames administration?
Nothing at all. The mayor has
given orders that all complimentary
tickets from circuses and other
outside shows intended for city officials
should be sent to the mayor's office. I
have been instructed to attend to the dis
tribution of such tickets. The mayor, the
police department and the license in
spector have to do with permits and
licenses for circuses and kindred exhi
bitions, and I don't see where the city
clerk comes in. We are the proper cus
todians of the tickets, not Mr. Lydiard."
EFFECT WAS DEFERRED
CERTAIN LAWS NOT OPERATIVE
A List of Those That Will Take Ef
fect Tli 1m Summer and
Fall.
There are several measures on the
statute books of Minnesota which have
not yet gone into effect. Among these are
two insurance bills which will become
effective Monday, and the bill requiring
passenger elevator operators in Minne
apolis, St. Paul and Duluth to take out
licenses. Still later in the year will take
effect the primary election bill, the Tor
rens law and three pure food laws. A
full list of the laws which become opera
tive this summer and fall follows:
July 1—
Chapter 70, H. F. 184—Requiring life in
surance policies to be stamped on their face,
"Old line," "Assessment plan, or "stipulated
premium plan."
Chapter 143, S. F. 292—Revising and codi
fying the insurance laws of the state.
Chapter 173, S. F. 387—Actions for the re
covery of real property by persons having
an estate in dower or by the curtesy, where
the deed dates prior to March 9, 1875, must
be commenced before July 1.
Chapter 19D, S. F. 172—Licensing passenger
elevator operators in cities having a popula
tion of over 50,000.
Chapter 85, H. F. 189—Providing a method
for calling special elections in villages of less
than 3,000 inhabitants.
Aug. 1—
Chapter 336, H. F. 479—Requiring baking
powder labels to be printed in English and
in large, plain type.
Sept. 1—
Chapter 11, H. F. 7—Actions for foreclosure
of mortgages must be commenced within fif
teen years of the maturity of the debt.
Chapter 116, S. F. 313—Making effective cer
tified copies of deeds when the original has
been lost, after twenty years.
Chapter 216, H. F. 338—The Dunn primary
election law.
Chapter 237, S. F. 266-<~The Torrens system
of land transfers.
Chapter 343. H. F. 343—Authorizing town
ships to establish and maintain public bury
ing grounds.
Oct. 1—
Chapter 329, H. F. 426—Prohibiting the sale
of adulterated maple syrup or sugar.
Chapter 337, H. F. 496—Prohibiting the sale
of adulterated fruit jams and preserves.
SURVEYORS ARE BUSY
A Sure Indication of a Good Real
Estate Market.
The surveyors of the city are enjoy
ing the busiest times they have had for a
decade. As a matter of fact, during the
part of the year already gone, they have
had all the work they could attend to.
They have been busy not only in the busi
ness portions of the city and In the estab
lished residence portions, but, for the
first time in ten years, they have been
sent outside to plat new suburbs and new
additions. James E. Egan, in speaking
of the conditions this year, said, this
morning:
The year 1901 is the first year In ten that
we have had our hands full of work. During
the past ten years we have done more or less
work in and about the city, but there has
been almost no work at all for us to do in the
line of platting new additions. The city engi
neers' reports will show that during one
year plats were filed for not more than ten
acres of land. This year, however, there is
an abundance of surveying to be done, both
in and out of the city.
For Instance, we are now busy platting
"Walton Park," the new addition in North
Minneapolis. This addition alone contains
eighty acres and is the biggest addition plat
ted for a good many years. Then there has
been replatted Blaisdell's addition on Blais
dell avenue. The Pettlbone tract, on which
the Plllsburys are going to erect new resi
dences, has also been platted. Several other
extensive areas have been laid out. Capital
ists have even gone so far as to plat a new
suburb at Lake Mlnnetonka, "Northland,"
just this side of Wayzata.
Surveyors believe that there is nothing
that "indicates the condition of the real
estate market better than the amount of
work they are doing, and they look upon
the opening up of "Walton Park" and.
other outside property as most conclusive
evidence of the re-establishment of the
market upon a firm basis.
TO MAKE ELECTRICAL MACHINERY.
The Imperial Manufacturing company of St.
Paul has been incorporated by George R.
Kibbe, Mark D. Flower. Michael P. Ryan,
John W. Shepard and James C. Michael. The
capital stock is at $500,000. The company will
manufacture electrical machinery and steam,
heating appliances.
Mr. Lydiard Remark*:
"Complimentary tickets for the alder
men and heads of city departments have
always been handled through the city
clerk's office. When Tom Brown got to be
mayor he immediately attempted to ter
rify proprietors of shows by intimating
that unless they sent plenty of tickets to
the mayor's office no permit would be
given the show for a street parade, nor
would a license be granted to them for
exhibition purposes. Now the aldermen
are responsible for the ordinance permit
ting circuses to show here. As to tlie
license, all the circus man has to do Is to
pay his regulation fee to the city treasur
er; the mayor has nothing to do with it.
The city clerk is the authorized clerk of
the city council, and favors extended to
that body should properly be transacted
through my office. As for Brown, his gall
and officiousness exceed anything I ever
encountered."
AN ENGLISH CONGRESS
HELD AT "C" SUMMER SCHOOLS
[ The Value of Nature Studies Is Dli
cussed—Registration Closes
at About SOO.
The value of nature studies In the pub
lic schools provoked a spirited debate this
morning in the English congress at the
university summer school. State Super
intendent Olson took the ground that for
the rural schools, at least, there was a
field for books which combine nature
studies with instructive reading. He ar
gued that the best results in language
teaching were to be obtained from good
readers and the committing to memory of
good poems and prose literature. The
view of the state superintendent was ap
proved by several of the educators presr
ent, but was opposed by Superintendent
Tormey of Winona, who deplored exteed
ingly the fact that in his early school
days such a thing as nature study was
unknown. He contended that the essence
of any subject was best reached by na
ture study and that learning obtained ex
clusively from readers was certain to be
more or less superficial. Others upheld
this view and one went so far as to de
nounce the "measly, wishy-washy sort of
sentences" commonly found in the nature
books of to-day, admitting, however, that
nature study freed from the impossible
talk ascribed to birds and flowers and the
impossible actions ascribed to animals,
would be a great improvement.
The congress was presided over by Pro
fessor George B. Alton, assisted by Miss
Brooks.
The registration for the summer school
closed to-day, and it is found that the
total attendance this year will be about
800.
VOLUNTEERS WROUGHT UP
Feel That the Police Aren't Treating
Them Fairly.
Trouble is brewing between the police
1 authorities and the Volunteers of Amer
ica. The Volunteers say they have been
harried about from pillar to post; that
they have complied with requests to
"move on" until they are satisfied that
the police are determined not to let them
hold any curbstone meetings, and that
they are about ready to seek a legal test
case. During previous administrations
the Volunteers have never clashed with
the police. If complaints were made of
their meetings in certain localities, they
sought others and worked in harmony
with the authorities. Lately, however,
they have become nearly worked up to
the point of ceasing to regard forbear
ance as a virtue. During one series of
meetings they were "moved on" no less
than six times, each time being told to
get to a back street, and each time seek
ing a spot which they believed filled the
requirements.
"It seems unjust," said one of the Vol
unteers this morning, "because we al
ways take special pains to see that we
do not obstruct the street. We have men
whose business it is to circulate around
the edges of the audience asking people
to keep the sidewalk clear on one side,
and to leave a passage open between our.
circle and the street car tracks on the
other. We have witnesses to prove not
only that we have taken such precau
tions but to show that they have proved
effective. Yet a few Sunlays ago an offi
cer came into our audience with drawn
club and began shoving people roughly
aside on the pretext that we were ob
structing the street. Such interference
when we are not obstructing a thorough
fare very closely approaches disorderly
disturbance of a religious gathering, of
which offense a policeman can be con
victed as speedily as a civilian. We have
always made it a point never to hold our
meetings on the sidewalks, and it seems
like partiality when we see brass bands
stationed directly on the sidewalks in
fr»nt of places like Sodini's and allowed
to entice people into vice without the
slightest police hindrance. When we do
not ask nearly the same privileges, it
seems as if we should be allowed at least
the privilege in our work of trying to at
tract people to a better life."
ONE SQUADRON FULL
The New Tltirteenth Cavalry Is Slow
ly Filling; Up.
Army reports show that one squadron of
four troops of the new Thirteenth United
States cavalry is filled and that a few
recruits are left as a foundation for the
second and third squadrons, to be organ
ized at Fort Meade. The completed squad
rond will probably be sent to Fort Assin
iboine. It is expected that ten of the
twelve troops of the new regiment will
winter in the department of the Dakotas.
One squadron of four troops will be sta
tioned at Fort Assiniboine, a like num
ber at Fort Meade, S. D., and one troop
•each at Fort' K«ogh, Mont., and Fort
Yellowstone, Wyo.
DICKMAN'S PROPOSITION
It Removes the Necessity of a Com-
iniMMlon of liujnirj.
Sheriff Dickman of Wabasha county has
made a proposition removing the necessi
ty of the commission of inquiry appointed
by Governor Van Sant. Dickman will de
posit to the credit of the county a sum
equal to the amount of the alleged short
age on tax bills. The county commission
ers will go over the list and determine
what amount is due, returning the re
mainder of the deposit, if any. When this
settlement has been made, the governor
will revoke the order for suspension.
TO TAKE PASTEUR CURE
St. Paul Policemen Bitten by a Mad
Dos Goes to Chicago.
Petroleman John J. Murphy of St. Paul
has been sent to Chicago for the Pasteur
treatment tor hydrophobia. Murphy was
bitten by a bulldog some time ago. The
health department inoculated several rab
bits with virus taken from the dog and
yesterday rabies developed in one of the
I rabbits.
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Special Pnlcos Friday on ALL Lawn and Porch Furniture. $
Also on Hammocks, Lawn Hose, Roots and Nozzles P
.;-.;-' and, Lawn Mower*. ?
The One-Price Complete HousefurnUhers. Filth St., Sixth St. and First Ay. S V
MILLINERY BARGAINS FOR
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 1
40 Trimmed Hats, Ctl^l Hi A I
Worth up to $5.50- For this sale, only.. CjJ^O vF\if 1
Every hat in this lot will be sold less than first cost. %.'
II A I r DDirr lo° beautiful Trimmed Hats and Bonnets, '
fl/\Lr riilVC. only ONE-HALF PRICE. ;
$5.00 Bat for . $2.50 $1100 Bat for . $6.00 ;
$7.00 Bat for . $3.50 $15.00 Bat for . $7.50
$9.00 flat for. $4.50 $20.00 Bat for . $10 |
Don't lose this chance to get your summer hat forth© ;
" lowest price ever offered.
M. E. WALLACE,
515 AND 517 NICOLLET AVENUE.
HOMEWARD BOUND NOW
EXCURSIONISTS ON LAKE ERIE
Not a Tiling Has Happened to Mar
Pleasure of Trip—Party Due
Here Saturday. . .
Correspondence of The Journal.
. On the Steamship North Land, Cleve
land, June 26.— Journal ! excursion
sailed away from Buffalo last night at
9:15 on the North Land, and the ninety
returning members of the big party
watched the lights of the Pan-American,
city fade away in the distance with re
gret, for the four days spent there were
delightful ones, with not a drop of rain
to mar the pleasure, and the temperature
all that could be desired. Some of the
party are waiting over for later sailings,
and some have gone east for a few days,
but the majority wanted to stay with the
crowd in which they have had such good
times, and ' came away on the "Land."
We have just stopped at Cleveland, and
are now on the way home in earnest and
will arrive there on Saturday morning.
Last night Lake Erie was like a pond.
Good weather seems to follow the party
wherever it goes.
To say that the crowd is enjoying every
minute of the trip is putting it mildly.
Everybody is out for a good time and
everybody is having it. The exposition
and its great midway were done from one
end to the other, and the party is unani
mous in the opinion that the "expo" is a
v.'cnderful show.
And such music as it has been the good
fortune of The Journal's party ■to hear.
First there was Sousa, then there were the
Sixty-fifth and Seventy-fourth Regiment
bands of New York, as well as the great
Mexican band, and the music these great
organizations furnished was splendid. To
,hear Sousa play his new "Invincible
Eagle" march Is to hear "the greatest
yet." Bryan was also an attraction not
down on the program.
There has not been a single case of
sickness, and the whole trip so far hae
been delightful. At least, that seems to
be the sentiment of all aboard.
A lovely complexion commands admira
tion. Improve yours, using magical Satin-
Skin Cream and Powder. Olson's. 25c.
This Is Your Chance
To visit the Pan-American exposition.
Many attractive routes to choose from,
rates are the lowest. Particulars at Soo
line ticket office, 119 S Third street.
Telephone your want ads to No. 9, either
line. You will be told the price and you
can send the money in.
AMUSEMENTS
Races at I iSi ■ I 1™1! £1
The Summer fleeting of the Minneapolis Driving Club, July 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
today, July 2, is Derby Day. On Tuesday & Wednesday
$600 in cash and trophy prizes have been added for the horse show feature and thug
wo great shows on the two tracks will be going on at the same time. The double card
osts but a single fee, and horses and carriages are to be admitted free.
UJL %JJL& U JLtJL " 'Manager. Everything neat and clean.
)aily Matinee 25c. Evenings 25c and 50c Food Well COOked and served right
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:heridah Simpson. Burton & Brooks. DINING AND LUNCH ROOM.
Armstrong & Casedy. ' The Polyscope. 308-310 First A.ye So..
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IT'S A THANKLESS TASK
i
THAT OF THE DRAINAGE BOARD
——— ——__^__
Members Preparing to Visit Red
River Valley—No Construction
Work This Year.
P. E. Hanson, secretary of state, is try«
Ing hard to get a meeting ol the new state
drainage board, of which he is secretary.
Governor Van Sant is chairman and State
Auditor Dunn Is the third member. The
board has a very thankless task on its
hands, and is not at all anxious to take
hold.
Only $25,000 a year was allowed by the
legislature for the work of the board, and
■that will only be "a drop in the bucket"
as compared with the amount needed.
Every county in the Red River valley has
applied for some drainage work, and appli
cations have even been received from Todd,
Aitkin and Meeker counties. Some of the
main ditches in the Red River valley
would cost $6,000 a mile. It is evident
that $25,000 will not go very far and that
most of the applicants will be disappoint
ed. They will probably make a fight in
the next legislature for $100,000 a year.
The commission will hold a preliminary
meeting in a few days and then take a
trip to the Red river country. The mem
bers will select an engineer to make the
survey and recommend localities where
work is to be done. For this position
there is a warm rivalry between Professor
W. R. Hoag of 'the state university and
J. E. Rolfe of Orookston.
It Is probable that there will be no
construction work done this year. The
engineer -will make surveys and estimates,
and have everything ready for digging the
ditches next spring and summer.
CANT CUT ASSESSMENTS
The Attorney General's Opinion. a*
to Street Hallway- Taxes.
Attorney Oeneral Douglas has decided]
that the Ramsey county commissioners
have no right to compromise with the
street railway company by accepting its
offer to pay taxes upon a $1,600,000 as*
sessment instead of the $2,100,000 assess
ment established by the state board of
equalization. Mr. Douglas holds that
county commissioners have no power
whatever to reduce assessments and that
their only power, practically, is to make
recommendations to the stale auditor.
The attorney general offers to- take up the
question and support his contention In
the courts in case the attorney of Ram
sey county wishes him to do so.
Do you want a roof that will never leak?
Sea W. 8. Nott Co. Telephone 376.
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