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CITY NEWS Weed Harvest Begins— The * county will begin cutting weeds and trimming up the Lyndale avenue cycle path, from the city to Bloomington Ferry bridge, next Monday, un der the supervision of County Surveyor Cooky. ;' •-; Frightened His Wife—John Purvines, colored, who chased his wife with an open raxor on Friday, and caused the woman to leap from a window at 112 Second street S, was convicted of disorderly conduct in police court Saturday and fined ?10 or ten days in the workhouse. Loir Scaling in June— June was a busy month with the log sealers. Surveyor General Robblne' crews scaled 65,197,690 feet, which makes the total of river logs for this year 155,480,810 feet. There were 15,250,000 feet brought in by rail in June and 4,750,000 during the two months previous, which makes a total of 175,480,000 feet of logs which arrived In Minneapolis this year. Grocers' Antibalance Plan — The Minneapolis Retail Grocers' Association, at its regular bimonthly meeting at 309 Nicollet avenue this evening, will discuss fur ther the antibalance movement. The mem bers of the association will be furnished placards announcing to the public that no balances axe to be carried on the books of as sociation members. These will be distributed at once. Hit by a Gang Planlc— Nels Olson, a cableman for the Minneapolis Western Rail way company, in the mill yards, was seri ously Injured Saturday by a gang plank dropped from the door of one car into that of one standing a,t the side. The heavy board •truck Olson on the head and shoulders, and he was painfully bruised. He was taken to his home, 518 Twenty-third avenue S. Nel son is about 26 years old and married. Letter Carrier*' Outing— The annual excursion of the Minneapolis letter Carrier*.' Association will take place to-morrow. The excursionists will take the train at the Union station at 1 p. m. Tuesday, going to Preecott, Wis. Plan* have been made for enjoyable steamboat rides on the Mississippi and St. Crolx rivers in the afternoon and evening, also for dancing and music. The members of the association are desirous of having all of their friends join them for the outing. Feared Shooting by Schott—John Bchott. 623 Ramsey street NE, was brought into police court Saturday on complaint of Louis Trausch, who claims that Schoit threatened to shoot him Friday morning. Schott and Trausch are neighbors and have been la trouble several times. Yesterday there was a fight in the former's saloon and the proprietor threw Trausch out. Trausch says he pressed a gun against his face and threatened to blow out his brains. Schott tv charged with aiming a loaded weapon at a human being. His case will be tried Juir n. A, Park Policeman Rebuked—W. E. Booth, 3139 Calhoun boulevard, was arrested Friday practically in his own dooryard. charged by Park Policeman Anderson with driving a traffic wagon over a parkway. In the municipal court, this morning, Judge Dickinson declined even to consider the case and advised the park officer to seek some employment where he would not be likely to make such error of Judgment. Mr. Booth Is agent for a cereal food company and last evening was driving out of his yard in a light spring wagon, in which were three cases Of the commodity he handles. Anderson hove in sight about this time and is charged j with accompanying the arrest by sundry com- ; ment Indicating that he thought Mr. Booth a confirmed offender. X •■;■>. NEUROLOGICAL R. B. HENDERSHOTT, an Inmate of the poor farm, dropped dead Friday. He ■was apparently in perfect health in the morn- Ing and was at work about the farm. He sat down beneath the windmill and some time later was found dead. The cause was heart trouble. For about thirty years Hendershott was a locomotive engineer on the Milwaukee road. The whereabouts of his relatives is unknown. He was 78 years old. MISS HELEN HAVES, daughter of Dr. Louisa M. Hayes, 2000 Park avenue, formerly an instructor in the Minneapolis schools, died suddenly of heart trouble at San Francisco Friday morning. Miss Hayes had been elected to a position in the faculty of the Los Angeles high school and had gone to San Francisco to take a post graduate course at the state university before taking up her new work. Dr. Hayes left for San Francisco last night. The body will be returned to Min neapolis after cremation. Three More Arraignments. Thomas Hastings was arraigned before Judge Simpson this morning, charged with seduction. He pleaded not guilty and was bound over for trial in bonds of SSOO. The complaining witnesß is Eva Hinkel, of Hop kins. Samuel Flshbeln was arraigned charged •with assault in the second degree and pleaded not guilty. His bond was fixed at $300. Henry Brown, charged by Indictment with grand larceny In the second degree, appeared before the judge and, with the consent of the county attorney pleaded guilty to a charge of pettlt larceny. He was sentenced to the workhouse for ninety daya. Sunstroke at Xeche. i Special to The Journal. Xeche, N. D., July 15.— Yesterday was the hottest day of the present summer in this section. One case of sunstroke occurred here. A young man by the name of Glenn, resid ing about three miles «ast of this place, was temporarily rendered insane. A. New Creamery, Special to The Journal. Jamegtown, N. D., July 15.—Some fifty tanners attended a meeting held in James town and decided to build the creamery as goon as possible. Farmers present pledged 800 cows. THE WANDERING YANKEE Xatlve-Born New Emglander* Now in the Minority There. Springfield Republican. That the native poimlation of New England is not maintaining its numerical strength is pretty well known. Hence the facf.3 brought out in the vital statistics of Connecticut "for last year, that the na tive population is fast becoming over ■wneim*d by the element of immediate for eign extraction, will surprise no one. It appears that in all sections of the state the dearhs among the native population exceed Ihe births from native parentage, while the burden of providing a natural Increase in the population resta wholly upon people of foreign birth. This Is true of the country as well as the urban districts. In forty-one back towns, peopled largely by natives, the deaths exceeded the births last year, by la the cities of New Haven, Hartford, Merlden. Waterbury, New London, Nor wich and Bridgeport, the births from na tive-born parents number 3,393, while the deaths of native born numbered 4,227; among the foreign born births were 4,227 and deaths only I,B67—there possibly be ing an error in the duplication of the fig ures 4,227, but in any event, for the whole state, the native births numbered 8,229 and deaths 10,388, and the foreign births 8,319 and deaths only 3,678. From such facts it is easy to figure out the early dis placement of the older native element by a population of immediate or very recent foreign origin. The Massachusetts vital statistics reveal the same population tendencies. There are some countervailing consid erations to be taken into account when studying such statistics as the above. The foreign-born element aossesses a much larger proportion of persons of child bear- Ing age than the native born, for immigra tion draws chiefly from" the youth of other countries and the adult of low ages Hence, also, the death rate among the foreign-born is favored above the native born by the absence of normal proportion of people of advanced age. Furthermore, as the death rate is large among young children and as the num ber of children born here of foreign-born parents 1b relatively large, and as the deaths of such children count against the native element, in the above statistics, an other and a very material deduction is ob viously to be made on behalf of the native population. But after all allowances are made the fact remains that the population of New England of more than one genera tion of American nativity seems to be losing ground. This may arise—doubtless does arise—from the emigration of the Yankee youth toward the west, and in making account of this the old New Eng land family is unquestionably proving to be at least barely self-perpetuating, but on New EcgJand soil this Yankee element as slowly hut surely being engulfed by other peoples who are comparative stran gera to ton region. CROWDED THE FISH Amphibious Youth of the City Spent Yesterday in the Water. A SNEAK THIEVES' HARVEST It Is Reaper at Looklm Bath- Housen—The Defense of the Contractors. During the heated hours of yesterday —which means practically all day—the river from the head of Boom Island to Riverside park was lined with boy. Prac tically the same condition prevailed along the far shore of Lake Calhoun, while the more secluded Cedar lake was so full of humanity that there was barely standing room left for the fish. The commodious bathhouses provided by the park board were still unfinished, but in some instances, particularly at Riverside, the bathers invaded the build ings and used the dressing rooms, despite the lack of locks which are now causing delay. Sneak thieves were quick to take advantage of opportunities offered and reaped a good harvest. The heaviest loser was Leonard Bretna, from whose clothes the Riverside thieves extracted $15. Of course the park board is not responsible, as bathers use the lockless dressing rooms at their own risk. Contractor!* Place the Blame. While disclaiming any intention to go into ancient history, Leek & Prince, con tractors on the public bathhouses, do not feel exactly satisfied to rest under the implication that they alone are respon sible for the delay in the opening of the houses. Says Mr. Prince: With the exception of the locks, our -work was completed Saturday, temporary locks or fastenings had been placed on the doors and we supposed the houses were to be opened to the public Saturday evening, and do not see w<hy they >were not. Our foreman turned the keys to the front doors over to a park policeman Saturday afternoon. It may be of Interest to the public, and Is certainly but justice to ourselves, if a few of the facts in connection with this matter are given out. We filed our bids for the construction of the bathhouses April 12, and were not notified of the acceptance of the same until about June 10, and commenced work at Calhoun June 12. We were, how ever, unable to work as large a force of men as we should have done otherwise, for the reason that the last foundation was not com pleted by the park board until July 2, and with this part of the work we had nothing to do. We also were compelled to wait at least two more weeks before we were given the defi nite location of certain of the buildings, and then had to wait three or four weeks for portions of the foundations to be finished by the park board. More than this, since June 21 we have, at the Calhoun houses, been working from four to five men. continually on extra work ordered by the park 'board. We are willing to take all the blame com ing to us, but we do not care to shoulder that which belongs to others. In the matter of the delay in the arrival of the special locks, we do not see how it could be avoided. The locks were ordered two months ago, but the lock company seems to have been unable to get them out before. We are aseured, however, that they will be shipped not later than the 18th; but we do not count on their reaching here before the 25th. Twelve hours after their arrival will be more than enough time for us to finish up. LIFE IN MANHATTAN The Rush for the Brooklyn Bridge— 5 P. M. in Park Row. Townsend's "Days Like These." ' It was approaching 5 o'clock when he left the current with which he had drifted, and turned to cross the heat-softened asphalt in front of the city hall. The rush for the bridge entrance was begin ning to grow strong, and the straggling streams which all day lazily poured In that direction across City Hall park from Broadway and up Nassau street and Park row, were giving signs that there were leakages in the retaining walls, or even breaks In the dams which held back the humanity soon to become a rushing tor rent. Horace Maxwell made the perilous trip across Park row, and sought safety for a moment in the little stone island whereon Mr. Franklin, in bronze, looks down from his pedestal upon the clanging rush of the electric cars, the reckless dash of newspaper carts and mail wagons, the roar of rumbling trucks, the pushing, struggling, perspiring whirl of men and women cut into sections by the plunges of howling newsboys, and surging to gether again as the cleaving forces scud on with shrill or hoarse cries of the news. Mr. Franklin's bronze smile seems to be saying: "My philosophy cannot account for these phenomena. Every day I observe these symptoms of insanity begin, grow, reach the violent stage, decline, subside, disappear wholly, and no one seems to be wiser .or better therefor, nor to have ap proached nearer to any end a reasoning man should put forth such agonizing ef forts to attain. It is well for me that I belong to the bronze age." •..'*• It was now close upon 5 o'clock, and all the reservoir walls, which had kept pent and stored with whole oceans of human ity, seemed to have given way. Had the sides of the ravine into Which the floods emptied not been so tall the torrent surely would have overflowed and formed shal lows and backwaters over the whole of the lower part of Manhattan island. There was an overflow from the sidewalks into the roadway, checking the progress of dis couraged and profane drivers, who were forced out of that channel and made to turn down Spruce street, or else take the hazzard of Park row. The acres and miles of towering office buildings were emptying countless cells of their tens and scores of thousands of clerks, 'Trom old men, gray and tired, to boys in minor teens, who chatter and lark now, but are the gravest embodiment of majesty in their official stations as guardians of the outer doors leading to the anterooms of the offices which defend the apartments of chief clerks, who in turn form inner defenses to the offices of great men. There were junior clerks hurrying for a bicycle run to the ocean while there was still daylight for a dip in the surf; senior clerks hurrying to catch suburban trains to carry them to some sound or bay sail ing or rowing club; managing clerks hurrying home to take wives and children on trips to the beach, with music and fireworks in the evening; cashiers and secretaries of great men hurrying to up town or country clubs. The tide reached its strongest flood as Horace .Maxwell stood at the cape, on either side of which it flowed, meeting just beyond him in tumultous whirlpools, gathering direction again and flowing on in rapids, but leaving him unmolested. The wonder was how could all the sur face and elevated and bridge cars, even the bridge promenade, crowded, packed, as they would be, carry all these people to their various destinatlone. Thinking thus, Maxwell laughed softly to himself, recalling a sentence in a letter he had re ceived that day from a seaside dweller vbo commisserated with him on the death of a client, only because it kept him in New York city, "where you will die of loneliness, I suppose, for, of course, there is not another soul in town now." MEDICAL ASSISTANCE. Chicago Record-Herald. Specialist—Your nerves are affected; you need exercise; walk to business every day. Sick Man —I do walk to business every day. Specialist—You do? Well, you ought to have more sense —that's what ails you— overstrain. Now, behave yourself ration ally and ride every day—slo, please. MILLENNIUM. Puck. The Lion looked his meltingest. "Of course, we shall lie down together?" quoth he. "Bah!" said the Lamb. And at this the Lion simply roared. THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL. MEMBERS TOO BUSY Park Board Has a Severe Case of Inanition. A QUORUM IS THE EXCEPTION Meantime Many Tiling* Are Going by Default and Park Business -V:; ■£.*.". Affair*. Languish. •:. ; ■ % The Minneapolis park board is in a condition described by some of its mem bers as "the next thing to moribund." It has frequently been very difficult to do business during the past few months, and the situation is growing worse in stead of better. The park board budget has been held up two weeks and park board employes are going hungry, maybe, for lack of a quorum at the board meet ings. Heavy outside business and a growing lack of interest in park matters are the reasons alleged for the present desuetude in the park board's affairs. Some of the veteran members are grow ing discouraged and declare that it is about time to wind up affairs and go out of business. They had reason to believe, they say, that when the newly-elected members came in there was going to be a shake-up in the board and that the drowsy conservatism and inactivity of the past were to be displaced with something more up to date in the way of business methods. Instead, things have gone from bad to worse, they claim. It is a frequent occurrence that there is no auorum, and when there is the secretary has to spend half an hour in telephoning to get it. Then, when there is a quorum, it is quite the popular practice to put over matters that ought to be settled on the spot, and then they hang for weeks and weeks. And it is like pulling teeth to get committees together. Some of the new members of the board, it is charged, do not even know the name of the Minneapolis parks, much less where they are located or any other facts connected with them. In terest in park board matters, it is con tended, is at absolutely the lowest ebb ever known in Minneapolis. Here is the individual attendance record for the first six months of this year: The board has had eleven meetings. Commissioners Jones and Smith at tended all but one, showing conclusively that there really is something in a name after all. President Folwell and Commis sioner Peterson missed two meetings. Messrs. Dodge, Johnson, De Laittre and Young were absent from three. Messrs. Moulton and Sutherland failed to show up at six meetings. Mayor Ames missed fire several times and Messrs. Bradstreet, Raymond and Baxter were absent eight of the eleven meetings. It should be said for Mr. Bradstreet that he has been a sick man most of the year and in no shape to attend to offi cial duties. Mr. Raymond admits that he has not done his duty by the city in this regard. "It is not honest service that I have given the board," said he this morning. He explains, however, that he was away two months and has been a very busy man the rest of the time. Then on some occasions when he did show up, there was no quorum and he got discouraged a bit, he says. Mr. Moulton is also a very busy man, especially since he took the management of twin city telephone af fairs, and he is also away a good deal. Mayor Ames at his first meeting this year told how closely he was going to watch park board matters and informed his hearers that it was Just such devotion to public affairs as he always evidenced in park and other board matters that made his administration so successful and himself so strong with the people. Ab the figures show, the doctor, while talk ing the loudest of what he was going to do, has petered out about the worst of any one. The board is going to try to have a meeting next Monday. There is the budget to pass and then Superintendent Berry lost a horse weeks ago and Is worrying along with a borrowed equine waiting for the board to "get a move." THE MYSTERIOUS ROOMER Not a Counterfeiter, but Only a Boil er of Frankfurters. Chicago News. The landlady was the first to notice something mysterious about the new roomer. She always is. Then she communicated her fears to the occupant of the front parlor. He con that he, too, was unfavorably impressed with the gentleman (he always is). Then he confided to his best girl, just across the hall, that the new roomer was "a man without a past." ' She said "0!" and proceeded to stare at the offender, who was just leaving the house. The girl told her best friend in the up per flat that they had a reformed robber in their flat. The girl screamed and told her landlady they had a robber and mur derer rooming downstairs. Soon every body in the two flats was locking his door every time he stepped out of his room, and carrying all his Jewelry about with him. Meanwhile the mysterious roomer con tinued to go in and out of the building, as his landlady did not dare to offend him by putting him out. He might break in any night and murder them all in re venge, she argued. She would try to win him first. One morning she stoppe dthe parlor roomer in the hall. "I know now what it is," she said in a stage whisper. "What?" "Counterfeiting!" "You don't say?" "And he's been working off his bad money on me!" "For shame! Send for the police." "Indeed I shall!" Now, the cause of all these suspicions was simply this: Every morning, on arising, the new roomer closed his tran som, pulled down the blind and locked the door. At the end of an hour or less he emerged from the room, a smell of alcohol accompanying him—'but it was never on his breath. At night the same performance was re peated. Now, why on earth would an honest man lock himself up in his room twice every day and refuse to tell the reason? That was the mystery—that and the fact that a small box, always locked, stood in the corner of his closet, from which the nose of the landlady found is suing the fumes of alcohol. "It's bound to be counterfeiting," in sisted the landlady. "No wonder he pays so regularly." Then she asked the front parlor man to send a policeman. A few minutes later she heard the tran som close and the key turn in the lock. "I'll know for myself," she decided Noiselessly she carried the stepladder in to the hall and crept up it till she could see over the transom. There sat the roomer, crouched up in a heap on the bedside, with a small alcohol lamp in front of him, from which he dipped large steaming frankfurters. A chunk of dry bread was in the other hand. He was making his breakfast with evident relish. Limply the landlady descended from her perch, just In time to meet a big police man as he was admitted by the hired girl. "You sent for me, ma'am?" "It's a mistake!" she gasped. "It's all right now." Then she turned to the servant- "That upper railing doesn't need dusting. I thought it did. Carry the ladder back to the kitchen." That night she told the front-parlor man's best girl that they were all a pack of mischief makers, and that she didn't want any more gossip going the rounds of her house. APPROPRIATE. Life. "I wonder why they put 'He Rests in Peace' over Jones' grave. I understand that he led a very bad life." "True—but you don't know Mrs. Jones." A TEN-FOR-ONE DEAL Profits for a Few Minneapolitans in the A. M. X, GOT EMERGENCY CONTRACTS Some Extremely Interesting Testi mony Given by Manajjer C. R. Tuttle. (< Several Minneapolitans profited on the "ten to one shot" offered by Manager C. R. Tuttle of the American Mining In vestment company when the concern was in financial straits a few months ago. In his testimony before Receiver Hall yes terday, Mr. Tuttle's story was sub stantially as follows: On returning from Cleveland at one time he found that the company owed $3,600 and did not have 36 cents to meet it with. Treas urer Hancock and other officers told him that he could not "pull it out of the hole." But he did not give up. After railing to secure a loan, he said, he decided to offer "syndicate contracts" for sale, which prac tically guaranteed to* investors ten dollars for every one invested. He contracted to sell 100,000 shares at a price of 1 cent per share. The purchaser was to pay $100 down for the first 10,000 shares. The remainder Tuttle agreed to Bell for the purchaser at a price that would net the purchaser an ad ditional $900. The Company's Losnes. It Is learned that it was several months before all of the contracts were finally paid, but when they were the company was forced to sustain a loss of between $5,000 and $6,000 on the deal. Tuttle set tled some of them- partly in stock and the rest in cash. Others demanded all cash, or, as Tuttle puts it, "their pound of flesh." Among those who came in for a "divy" on the "pound of flesh" were a clerk in one of the big department stores and another clerk in one of the shoe stores. Another lucky man was a ma chinist. One lady who took a chance on the syndicate offer took over $700 out of it. Tuttle says that the syndicate con tract is what "saved their life." The shareholders are getting together to-day on a plan for reorganizing the company. They are confident that with proper management some of the proper ties can be made tc pay. IT MEANS BIG CROWDS One Fare Rate for Christian Conven tion in Minneapolis Restored. The indefatigable George T. Halbert has brought the Central Passenger asso ciation around and induced it to restore the one fare rate for the Christian church convention in Minneapolis which it had withdrawn. This success insureß a tremendous attendance at the conven tion. Mr. Holbert wires The Jour nal to-day as follows: Cincinnati, Ohio, July 13.—From informa tion Just received the General Passenger as sociation has granted the one fare rate for the round trip for the first twentieth cen tury missionary convention of the Christian church. This is a reconsidering of action taken last month, at which a less favorable rate was granted. From numerous confer ences with excursion leaders from Ohio, Ken tucky and Indiana, I am convinced that there will be a record-breaker delegation from those states. —Geo. T. Halbert. Half Year's Earning:*. New oYrk .July 15. —Returns of gross earnings for the six months to June 30, last, from 176 roads. Including Mexican and Canadian lines, operating 174,914 miles, published by the Chronicle to-day show receipts of $658,411,800 for the half year, an increase of $61,580,000 over 1900 figures, or slightly over 10 per cent. About a fourth of the roads' report for only five months, and the Chronicle es timates, that complete returns will 9how a gain In gross earnings for the'period of $70,000,000. This is on top of gains of $72,300,000 in the flrtt six months of 1900, of $30,240,000 In 1899 and $57,440,000 in 1898. Toe mileage for the past half year shows a gain of 3 per cent over 1900. May Tie Vj» tbe Road. Reading, Pa., July 15. —The grand opera house was packed until after midnight by a meeting of striking Philadelphia & Reading railway employes, the announce- ment was made that not only engineers of the Reading system, but firemen, trainmen, linemen, repair men, were with the men on strike. The trainmen, it was stated, will join in helping to tie up the road unless the company settles the strike at once. Called Off. Reading, Pa., July 15.—At 2:30 p. m. to-day the striking iron-workers of the Reading Iron company decided to accept the terms of Vice president Smink. -AN UP-TO-DATE YOUNG MAN. Leslie's Weekly. "Dick proposed to me last night," con fessed Madge to Elizabeth. "Let me congratulate you, for of course you accepted him?" "No." "You didn't reject him?" "Yes." "How did he take it?" "Oh, he was perfectly lovely about It, and I almost worship him for it. He said he knew girls liked to have it to say that they have had a great many offers, and that he should not despair, but he hoped that when I had refused enough proposals to satisfy me I would intimate the fact to him in some way. and then he would propose again and we could be married quietly and settle down. Do you think it would be forward in me to let him know that I have now refused all the offers I care to?" HONESTY PAYS. New York Weekly. Jim—Honesty is ther best policy arter all. Bill—How? "Remember that dog I stole?" "Yep." "Well, I tried two hull days to sell 'im, an' no one offered more'n a dollar. So I went, like a honest man, an' guv him to th' ole lady what owned 'im, an' she guv me $5." HE SYMPATHIZD. Detroit Free Press. The Summer Girl (to her companion)— What do you suppose it is, dearest, that makes the sea murmur so? Testy Old Gentleman Behind (who has encountered a mooning couple in every secluded nook along the shore) —Lord, Miss you'd murmur if you had to hear all the sentimental rot the sea hears! HIS STATUS. Baltimore American. "Whoopler seems to have nearly fin ished fitting himself for active member ship in a trained animal show." " »??" "Oh! He was an Elk, and then he be came a White Rat, and last night he joined the Buffaloes and they made a monkey of him." A TESTIMONIAL. "Dear Doctor: When I began using your hair medicine three months ago, you assured me that my hair would not trouble me much longer. I take pleasure in stating that you spoke the truth. Could you give me the address of a good wig maker?" A LITTLE PERSONAL. Miss Plumpersquat (of lady baseball nine) —I am not going to pitch for this game? Lady Manager—Why not? Mias Plumpersquat (indignantly)— While I was practicing somebody in the crowd yelled, "Get onto her curves!" "Now. Tommy," said the teacher, "it your father had ten one-dollar bills ami your mother asked him for half of them how many would he have left?" "He'd still have the ten," replied thf wise child. MAKES A LONG RDN Through Trolley Service to Still water Begins To-morrow. FREQUENT SERVICE ON SUNDAY One TlirougU Car a Day on Week Dayi Till BuHlnesw War rant* More. Commencing at 1:15 o'clock yesterday afternoon the street railway company instituted a through Sunday service from Minneapolis to White Bear lake and Stillwater. The cars for Wildwood, White Bear left Hennepin avenue and Thirty-first street every half bour. The through cars for Stillwater left Hennepin and Washington avenues every hour. This service applies only to Sundays. Week days but one through car will run each way daily. This car will leave Hennepin and Thirty-first street at 7 o'clock p. m., Washington and Hennepin at 7:18 o'clock. The Sunday schedule: Leaves Still water at 3:35, 4:35 and 5:35 p. m.; White Bear, every hour beginning at 4:08 and continuing until 10:12. Week days the last car will leave White Bear at 10:32 p. m. and will reach Hennepin and Washington avenues at 11:56: Hen nepin and Thirty-first street at 12:15. This service will be continued indefin itely and will be increased or curtailed according to the amount of patronage it receives. CAPTAIN'S BODY FODND VICTIM OF THE FOUNDERED FERN Two More of the 111-Fated Crew Yet to Be Accounted For. Special to The Journal. Calumet, Mich.,July 15. —The fate of two more of the men on the Fern, when it went down off Eagle River recently, is known. The body of Captain Hemenger has been picked up off Manitou island and taken to Eagle River by Henry Corgan. The sec ond body was found by Lighthouse Keep er Nolan and is thought to be that of Frank Johnson. The scow with which the men are sup posed to have left the Fern has been found bottom up near the mouth of the Montreal river. The bodies of two more of the crew yet remain to be found. IN A FIT OF DESPONDENCY Samuel Le Claire of Honghton Shoots Himself Throngh the Heart. Special to The Journal. Houghton, Mich., July 15. —Samuel Le Claire, aged 30, shot himself through the heart, dying instantly, at his home in Lake Linden to-day. He leaves a wife and a family of small children. He was engaged in the livery business, at which he prospered for some years, but sold the stable and opened a saloon on May 1, since which time he became entangled in several law 3uits, and killed himself In a fit of despondency. EASTMAN'SJA/ORK HERE Barrett Eastman Once v Twin City Newspaper Man. Barrett Eastman, who figures as defend ant in a divorce suit brought by his wife, who is a sister of Mayor Carter Harrison, of Chicago, was at one time located in the twin cities, and is fairly well known here. Before hiß marriage to Mies Harrison, Mr. Eastman was engaged to Miss Have meyer,' of Riverside, daughter of the sugar magnate. That engagement was broken mainly because Mr. Eastman evinced a dislike for commercial life shortly after Mr. Havemeyer had placed him in charge of his St Paul office, and insisted on returning to newspaper work. The engagement was broken without any rupture of the friendly relations of the parties. Miss Hevemeyer was mar ried some three years later. A POLICE DEFICIT Mayor Ames Run* $6,000 Behind in Six Months. The police department ran about $3,000 ahead of its appropriation schedule the first half of the year, and it looks as if Mayor Ames would have to let out a few of his merry men or degrade some cap tains or he will close the year with a deficit. The police department appropria tion was $217,750. Out of this was paid about $8,000, carried over from the pre vious year as a deficit. There was a bal ance in the department fund July 1 of $101,992, making the expenditures for the first half of the year a little less than $108,000. There will be about $6,000 less than that amount to meet the department expenses for the last half of the year. The mayor declaimed loudly at the be ginning of the year about how he was going to give past mayors, other depart ment heads and the public an object les son in police department economy. He can hardly do it, however, if he keeps the police list filled clear up to the 225 limit and maintains a list of 22 captains. TO TEACH FILIPINOS. Elizabeth Kirwin and Lucinda Ansbro, both teachers in the St. Paul public schools, have been appointed teachers in the government schools in the Philippines. They will sail from San Francisco July 23. AUCTION! Saturday, July 20, %r E ™,« a . Every Lot, 240 Lots, will Be Sold. $25 Required as a Deposit at Time of Bid Terms—% Down, l/$ 6 Months, % 1 Year. Interest 6% on Deferred Payments. 5 Per Cent Discount on Deferred Payments for All Gash. Title Insurance Co. will assure each purchaser that the title is clear and perfect. There is no mortgage on ■ | WALTON PARK] B Only Blocks 1,2, 3, 4 and 13, 14, li and 16 will be offered at this first auction sale. This comprises 240 lots and includes all the property between Lyndale and Dupont avenues. This property is the very choicest in the vicinity. City water has already been laid on Lyndale avenue. ' Sale will commence promptly at 2 p. m. on the ground, and will be adjourned at five. Sale will be resumed at 8 o'clock in the evening, when the people of Minneapolis will be given an opportunity to witness the unique and original spectacle of an auction sale by electric lights. The grounds will be brilliantly illuminated by a circle of powerful arc lamps There is also an office at the corner of Thirty-sixth avenue North and Lyndale, where Mr. O. Rognas will be found daytime and evenings. He will show the property and give all information desired. Mr. Rognas lives at 2015 Washington aye. N. and is clerk of Prospect Camp No. 1035 M. W. A. To reach Walton Park, take Camden Place car to Thirty-sixth aye. N., where carriages will be found waiting to take visitors over Walton Park and return them to the car line. INFORMATION BUREAU, 25 SIXTH ST. $ BETWEEN HENNEPIN AND NICOLLET, Ground Floor. MONDAY EVENING, JULY 15, 1901. EXPO. TRAFFIC SLIM Pan-American Travel Far Short of That of World's Fair. WITH LOCAL RAILROAD MEN Heavier Travel, However, Is Looked for Later In the Season, It Is the unanimous opinion of local railway officials that the public of the northwest is not patronizing the Pan- American exposition to any great ex tent, notwithstanding the extremely low rates which now prevail and the fact that the vacation season is in full blast. This opinion is based upon the number of passengers booked out of this city to Buffalo and other eastern cities, and old railroaders, when asked how Pan-Amer ican business compares with that done during world's fair time, shake their heads and say that there is no comparison. Said one of them: Up to the present we have not sold one ticket to Buffalo where we disposed of not less than ten during the world's fair. But such a comparison is not fair to Buffalo, principally for the reason that Chicago busi ness is practically local while that to Buffalo is interstate. Our regular business to Chi cago is enormous and the fair simply made it a crush. But aside from that you can say that the Pan-American business is disappointing for other reasons. Not only are sales few and far between, but much of the travel which we are sending out on Buffalo tickets is not destined for Buffalo in reality, but for other points in the east. More than half of the people who come in here and ask the prices to Buffalo and the time limit want also to know how much the fare is to mountain and seashore points, or else they ask rates to some eastern city where they wish to visit friends or relatives. They seem simply to be taking advantage of the reduced rate to spend their vacation visiting friend 3. It is perhaps too early to pass final Judg ment, but present appearances indicate that the exposition in itself is not drawing much business from this section of the country. Another official ventured the opinion that the real test was yet to come and that the heaviest rush could be expected during the latter part of August and the fore part of September. "It is too hot now,' 'said he, "and when fall weather comes on you will see much heavier travel." MERRIAM PARK Mrs. O. P. Shepherdson left Saturday for a trip to San Francisco and Los Angeles. Miss Madge Adamson is visiting in St. Cloud. Mrs. Crandall of Montana is visiting Mrs. A. B. Currier. The new pipe organ of the Merriam Park Presbyterian church will be formally opened this evening by Dr. Louis Falk. An inter esting program has been prepared. Mrs. Richardson has gone to Buffalo and other eastern points. Miss Margaret Fields and Howard Fields gave a small party Thursday at their home. Mrs. W. C. Covert of Saginaw, Mich., is visiting Miss Caroline Austin. Mrs. Chaffee and family have gone east for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Coykendall and Ray Coykendall have gone to Sault Ste. Marie to be absent a year. I. E. Wallis and family have returned from a short visit to Lake City. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Deaken and Miss Mary S. Deaken have gone east for the summer. Mrs. A. Richter and Mrs. F. C. Grim shaw, who have been visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Deakin, have returned to their homes in Salt Lake City. Mrs. Lockwood entertained a number of j'oung people in honor of her daughter Ida's birthday Tuesday evening. Miss Auverne McFetridge is spending a few weeks in Bemidji. Mrs. Wallace, Misses Ethel and May Wal lace, left Wednesday for Montreal, Buffalo and the east. Miss Ida Lockwood spent last week with Miss Iva Phillips. Miss Phillips has re turned from a week's stay with friends in St. Paul Park. P. H. Sims and family have moved to their summer home at White Bear lake. Ralph McDougal left Monday for the Pan- American exposition. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Marshall, A. C. Wood ruff and A. L. Woolsey will be guests to morrow of Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Cowles at their summer home on Lake'Pepin. The Sunday school of St. Mary's church held its annual picnic Thursday at Wild wood. Mrs. F. F. Stevens and daughter have re turned from a three weeks' visit in Chicago. Mrs. H. G. Coykendall and Miss Bessie Coykendall are spending two weeks at Buf falo. APPEAL REFUSED Privy Council Acts Upon Manitoba's School Taxation Question. London, July 15. —In the case of the city of Winnipeg vs. the Canadian Pa cific railway, the privy council has re fused permission to appeal their decision to the supreme court of Canada on the question of whether school buildings Were liable to municipal taxation. Shamrock va. Shamrock. Rothsay, Firth of Clyde, July 15.—" The two Shamrocks started from off Garroch Head to-day for a long beat to windward. At the end of the beat the challenger was 2V 2 minutes ahead of Shamrock 1., and she increased her lead on the run home, finishing 6 minutes be fore the older boat. - A MACEDONIAN CRY North* Dakota Must Have an Army of Men for Harvest. NOT ENOUGH TO DO THE HAYING All Cereals Are Heavy in Straw— Scanlon Looks for Serious Trouble. Special to The Journal. Grand Forks, N. D., July 15.—A ques tion, the seriousness of which is but I half realized by the farmers of the north- I west, is one of labor. At present there are no laborers in this section of the country, not enough for haying opera tions, and thus far no steps have been taken to get more men into the country. The situation <s peculiar. Haying is now on, and many men could be given em ployment as the crop is heavy, but there are no men to be had. As a rule at this season of the year there are men standing jiround on the street corners waiting for the farmers to come in for help, but the farmers come to the city in vain. As far as the haying is concerned, most of the farmers can manage to get along with but little help if the weather continues fine, as the hay matured earlier than usual this season, thus giving them more time to put up what they need. But on the other hand tbe crop last year was almost a to tal failure and every spear was used long ago, so that the farmers will be com pelled to Dut up a greater quantity this ; year than for several years past. The trouble will commence in earnest, however, when the harvest is on, which will be but a matter of but a few weeks. Regardless of what the wheat yield will be in the great wheat belt of this section, the fact remains that the straw will be the heaviest in years, and this straw will all have to be handled. This will require thousands of laborers, and the question is, where are they to come from? P. H. Scanlon, traveling passenger agent for the Milwaukee, who is spending a few days in the city, says that his road will not bring half the laborers from Michi gan to this section of the country that it has in past years and he believes there will be serious trouble in getting men enough to handle the crops. Thus far, there has been nothing done on the part of the people to get men here, and the time is certainly ripe for concerted action. The railroads are willing to do all they can, but without the assistance of the farmers they can do little. The farmers as a tirst step ahould at once make it a point to report the number of men needed to the local station agent, and he will report to the railway officials so that approximately the rail roads will know the number required, and where they are to be'placed. When it is realized that every farmer will need from two to fifteen or twenty men, the real situation will be understood. A ver itable army *ot laborers is needed. A gentleman In the city yesterday from Winnipeg said that the scarcity of help in Manitoba was already realized, and that the Canadian Pacific was arranging to bring 20,000 harvest hands from east ern Canada, mostly from Ontario, to take care of the Manitoba crop. Last year 15,000 men were brought there by the same road, but on account of the in creased acreage and improved conditions it is estimated that 5,000 more will be need ed this season, so that on all sides there Is a heavy demand for labor all at prac tically the same time. There will be a shortage of help at best and the question row is how great will the shortage be. MOTIVE IN HIS MADNESS Copeland Was a Defaulter and Roger* Recognized Him. Omaha, July 15. —Copeland, who shot A. C. Rogers on a train, was a trusted teller in the Nebraska bank in this city for ten years prior to August, lSyi). He left the city at that time, ostensibly for a summer vacation and to visit the eastern states, and has not been heard from since. At the bank Copeland was designated as the B. & M. teller, having charge of the deposits of the Burlington & Missouri railroad. A month after his departure the Burlington's account at the bank showed a shortage of $10,000. Half of this amount was made good by Copeland'a brother-in law and the remainder by his bondsmen. Copeland was heard from recently on the Pacific coast and it is suspected that Rogers recognized hire on the train. INVITATIONJTO HINSEY Knights of Khoraiien A«k the Ac cused Oniclal to Kciitit'ii. Chicago, July 15.—John A. Hinsey, who as a result en an Investigation of the a> fairs of the endowment rank of the Knights of Pythias, recently was permit ted to resign from the board of control, was again under fire here to-day. Of ficers of the Knights of Khorassen, the pleasure-seeking branch of the order of which Hinsey was imperial prince, held a secret session at which it was decided to ask him to resign. It was also decided to call for an examination of the books. Although Hinsey was a prime mover in founding this branch of the Knights of Pythias, he was not allowed to attend tha meeting to-day. MORGAN BUYS FURTHER Gets the Chilean Section of the Trans-Andean Railway. Valparaiso, July 15. —J. Pierpont Morgan has bought the Chilian section of the trans-Andean railroad, for £90,000.