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OPENING UP THE
NEW NORTH COUNTRY
Northern Minnesota Will Soon Support a Large
Population—What the Minnesota and
International Is Doing—Minne
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From a Staff Correspondent.
Bemidji, Minn., Aug. 19.—The extension
of the Minnesota & International railway
—or Brainerd & Northern, as it has here
tofore been known, —toward the Canadian
boundary, together with the influx of
Bettlers into regions farther south, long
accessible, but neglected until the last
two or three years, is opening up a vast
new country in Minnesota. A few years
ago It was generally believed, and many
Minnesota people still think, that that
portion of the state north of the North
ern Pacific railroad and east of the Red
river prairies, is good for nothing except
Its timber, its iron and its stone and game.
It was thought thai the soil was worth
less and could never be tilled to any
great extent. This impression and the
abundance of cheap prairie lands of ex
cellent quality not requiring laborious
clearing and grubbing, caused this north
ern country to be neglected and even
shunned uy the permanent settler. All
the timber lands tributary to the Missis
sippi, excepting those on Indian reserva
tions, were long ago taken up in various
ways, sold to logging and lumber com
panies and then stripped of their pine or
held for future needs. This process led
to little permanent settling, the claim
taker staying or pretending to stay just
long enough to get a negotiable title to
While much of the land on which pine
once grew, as well as wooded land that
never had much pine, was of little value
for general agricultural purposes, it has
been found that there is much that is
fertile, that most all of it is adapted to
come agricultural use and that much of it
is especially adapted to dairy farms. In
consequence of this discovery there has i
teen great activity in the northern Min
nesota land market in the last two or
three years. The railroad and other own
ers of land have been disposing of it
rapidly and much has passed into the pos
session of bonaflde settlers, many from
lowa, who are clearing off their land,
fencing and cultivating it and beginning
a work which means an entire change in
the physical aspect of this northern coun
try within a few years. So far the coun
ties which have benefited most from this
new movement are Aitkin and Cass. The
development in both, counties means much
for Duluth, but especially that in Aitkin.
As this development extends to other
parts of the wooded region, Duluth will
acquire an agricultural hinterland which
the rough and rocky nature of the soil
precludes it from having near by.
The Benefit to Minneapolis.
But the settlement of Cass and neigh
boring timber regions should be as much
to the benefit cf Minneapolis as of Du
luth, if not more. The distance from the
two terminal points is about the same,
the distance from Duluth to Brainerd be
ing 119 miles and from Minneapolis 127
miles; and it is from Brainerd that the
Minnesota & International runs north
ward through the country to Walker,
while the Northern Pacific taps it to the
But the development of northern Min
nesota first as a lumber country and then
as an agricultural region, is now going on
to a greater or less extent clear on up
to the boundary, east of Red lake and
west of the Iron ranges in general but just
now more particularly along the Minne
sota & International, which, it should be
explained here, is an auxiliary company to
the Northern Pacific. This line is now
located from Bemidji in Beltrami county
where the old Brainerd & Northern met
the Great Northern's Fosston-Duluth line
to Koochiching on the Rainy River in
Itasca county. From Bemidji to Koochi
ching is ninety miles. The rails have
already been laid to a point fourteen miles
northeast of Bemidji and a regular tri
weekly train service is operated to Tur
tle station, eleven miles from Bemidji.
The contract was let for the construction
of forty-one miles this year and last week
the company tried to let a contract for
f.fteen more but the scarcity of labor kept
the contractors from taking the risk. It
Electric Energy for the World
Mmw York Sun Somclal Serv.'co.
Xew York, Aug. 20.—Nikola Tesla, the inventor, received word to-day that the
complicated apparatus he has devised for the transmission of electrical energy to
all quarters of the globe is completed. Incidentally these instruments are available
for the sending of telephonic messages without, the aid of wires, but this is only one
item of the incredible labor which the Servian has planned his mysterious mechan
isms to perform.
Three stations have been arranged for on the other- side of the Atlantic—one in
Portugal, one In France and one in Germany. By the end of September it is ex
pected that all of the mechanism requisite to the trans-Atlantic service will be in
Grain Export Trust Suggested
Hmw York Sun Spoolal Sbi-vlcb
St. Petersburg, Aug. 20.—The Novoe Vrema, criticizing the German tariff sug
gests a grain export trust between Russia, the United States and the Argentine
Republic. It says that in order 1 to maintain prices at fixed standards great grain
magazines might be established in the chief ports of those countries which are the
largest consumers of foreign grain, the trust agreeing upon rates for the various
cereals. It is believed, however, that M. Witte, minister 1 of finance, is radically
opposed to the latest development of the trust.
is not likely that the grade will be far
enough along to permit the laying of steel
this year beyond Black Duck, twenty-five
miles from Bemidji. Stations have been
located and townsltes laid out all the way
Taiim Bixby's Town.
The line runs almost northeast, crossing
the Big Fork and Little Fork rivers. At
the crossing of the former, Tarns Bixby
has a townsite known as Grand Forks.
Tarns evidently figured that there would
be much lumbering and logging activity
at that place.
With the location and building of the
new railroad line, settlers have flocked in
by hundreds until the total is now in
the thousands and little trading and out
fitting settlements have been established
far beyond the end of the track, among
them being Ten Strike and Black Duck.
The land seekers who took time by the
forelock got good agricultural lands near
the line through the generosity of Uncle
Sam and some distance up the line many
of them get lands under the homestead or 1
stone and timber acts that have .much
valuable pine on them. The best timber
lands on the southern part of the exten
sion passed to private owners years ago
and is now largely held by the Weyerhaeu
ser and Walker interests.
South of Turtle river the land is sandy
but fruitful if rains are abundant; and
north of that river it is described as a
rich loam and the equal of any land in the
state. Thousands of pieces of land have
been homesteaded in this region recently
and immense tracts of government land
remain, though that most advantageously
situated at present has been taken. There
is little doubt that within ten or fifteen
yoars the valley of the Rainy river will
be recognized as one of the best agri
cultural regions in the state. Near the
river the climate is somewhat milder than
it is either south or north.
Connections at Koochiching.
When the Minnesota & International is
completed to Koochiching, which will very
likely be next year, it will meet there the
Canadian Northern Railway's new
line from Porth Arthur to Winnipeg.
Then the settlers and towns will have an
outlet west into Manitoba and east to
Lake Superior, as well as to Duluth and
the twin cities. Of this new Canadian
road more will be said in later letters.
From Minneapolis to Red Lake.
The M. & I. is already building branch
lines, primarily for logging purposes. The
longest of these is one which starts from
a point south of Turtle and will run to
Nebish, the terminus of a twelve-mile
logging road which now runs southwest
from Red Lake and has recently been
transferred from Halverson & Richards,
the Minneapolis railroad contractors to
the Northern Pacific. As soon as this line
is completed there will be direct rail con
nection from Minneapolis to Red Lake, the
largest body of water wholly within Min
nesota; its area is about 500 square miles.
It is now wholly within the wilderness and
difficult of access. It can be reached by
stage from Bemidji after a drive of thirty
five miles or from the west by a steamer
up the Red Lake river from Thief River
Palls. At present the whole of the shore
line except the eastern half of the north
lobe of the lake lies within the Red Lake
A Low Gradient.
The Minnesota & International Is be
ing built in a substantial manner. It will
reach the boundary with a maximum
grade of 0.3 per cent which all railroad
men will recognize as something unusual.
This low maximum was obtained at the
expense of some very heavy work just
north of Bemidji but Thomas Croswell,
the engineer, justly regards the end as
justifying the means. For some years to
come the principal freight traffic of this
road will be the hauling of logs to Brain
erd there to be dumped into the Mississip
pi or forwarded to Minneapolis by the
Northern Pacific. A small gradient means
Continued on Nintn~~PaiEe. '
TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 20, 190 V
One Is Discovered by a Wash-
ANNEXATION OF CUBA
Campaign of 1904 to Be Fought on
DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO FAVOR IT
\Vuiihiii K toii Poet, Independent Dem
ocratic, Cause* a Flatter
*V<>«» The Journal Bureau. Room 48, J>ml
Washington, Aug. 20.—The Washington
Post created a distinct flutter among
Washington politicians to-day by pub
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lishing a leading editorial headed "The
Coming Great Issue," in which it pre
dicted that in 1904 the peaceful annexation
of Cuba would be a paramount issue, the
democratic party favoring it and the re
publican party opposing, with chances
strongly in favor of democratic success.
The Post, while independent politically,
is known to reflect advanced democratic
opinion on nearly every important ques
tion, and for that reason its Cuban ut
terance to-day is believed to be of consid
erable significance. It says in part:
It is the proud claim of democracy that it
forced the government into the war of 1898,
the war for humanity, one of the great re
sults of which was the placing of Cuba under
our care. Whatever may be said of that
sentimental pledge of independence, we all
know that Cuba cannot have absolute inde
pendence. The intelligent inhabitants of the
island recognize as- clearly as do the people
of the United States that, in the interest of
all concerned, the republic must maintain
its hold upon and supervision over Cuba.
There is every probability that in 1904, if
\ not earlier, the annexation sentiment in Cuba
will be dominant. Admitted as a territory,
with free access for her sugar and tobacco
to our market, Cuba would be as prosper
ous £s any country on the globe has ever
been. Kept out of the union, and her sugar
and tobacco subjected to heavy import du
ties, Cuba will not. be prosperous. Present
indications point to the adoption of the latter
policy by the republican party. The demands
of protected interests for continued protec
tion are increasing in vehemence. The old
dream of statesmen and patriots that behold
Cuba under "the star-spangled banner for
ever," is likely to be summarily dismissed
by the party in power.
In that event democracy, which points with
pride to its influence in starting war for
Cuban liberation, will have a great, a very
much alive, and, it is believed, a winning
issue within its reach. Will it be equal to
EXCHANGE John Hyde, statistician of
the department of agri-
CROP culture, has just returned
from Europe, where he
REPORTS. went to arrange with the
agricultural bureaus of
the leading countries for au interchange
of crop reports by cable. The European
crops upon which our people desire reports
are wheat, oats and rye, and heretofore we
have been dependent on private sources
or on press dispatches. His negotiations
were so successful that the plan will be
in full working order, it is expected, by
another season. He also investigated
European methods of crop reporting, but
found that they were less advanced than
our own, so that, nothing could be gained
from incorporating any of their practices
into our service.
POSTAGE ON Newspaper almanacs
are to be deprived of
ALMANACS, second-class rate privi
leges under the new regu
lations issued recently by the postofflce
department. The decision has been ren
dered in the case of the Orange Judd
Farmer, which annually publishes an al
manac similar to that issued by The
Journal in Minneapolis. Is replying |
to a letter from the Orange Judd Farmer
editor the department says:
The American Agriculturist Almanac, un
der amended regulations 272, will probably
be regarded as a book, and, therefore, not
entitled to tbe second-class rates.
This means that newspaper almanacs
will drop Into the third class and pay 1
cent for each two ounces—a pretty heavy
tax. A meeting of publishers who issue
almanacsis to be heldin Waahintgton Aug.
28 for the purpose of waiting on the post
master general in a body and seeing if the
rules cannot be stretched so as to admit
Morgan, Hill and Harriman
Holo! an Important
Division of Practically All
the Traffic of the West
Special to The Journal.
Bangor, Me., Aug. 20.— J. Pierpont Mor
gan, James J. Hill and E. H. Harriman
RUSSIA'S MOVABLE FRONTIER IN ACTION.
were in conference here to-day on Mor
gan's yacht, the Corsair, regarding the
western railroad situation.
It was one of the most important rail
road meetings ever held and had for a
subject the distribution and division of
practically all the traffic of the west. The
conference was to arrange the details of
the great harmony agreement resulting
from Mr. Morgan's settlement of the
Northern Pacific contl#versy.
It could not be learned from the men
present at the conference just what prog
ress had been made, but it became known
that the discussion had to do with the es
tablishment of even closer alliances
among the railroads represented, and a
plan whereby the lines not controlled ab
solutely by the three great railroad men
could be included in the harmony agree
ment. Mr. Harriman's trip to Bar Har
bor is significant even in itself. It was
he who headed the Kuhn-Loeb faction in
the fight against the Morgan party, man
aged by James J. Hill.
Mr. Harriman will be In New York on
Thursday to attend a meeting of Union
Pacific interests. Action then will" be
taken on the resignation of Charles M.
Hays as presdent of the Southern Pacific.
When Hays was chosen to the $50,000
presidency, the line was controlled by
Speyer Brothers, bankers, of New York.
That firm sold out to the Union Pacific,
whose policy is dominated by Harriman,
who first attained great prominence in
organizing the Chicago & Alton syndi-,
cate. The plan now is to make a Chi
cago & Alton syndicate man the presi
dent of the Southern Pacific. Probably
President Felton of the Chicago & Alton
will be selected.
Death of Dorothy Washing
ton, Probably Oldest Per
son in the State.
Special to The Journal.
Duluth, Minn., Aug. 20.—< Dorothy
Washington, aged 107 years 5 months and
2 days, died last evening at the residence
of her . daughter, Mrs. Ann Hopkins, in
Duluth. She was the oldest person liv
ing in Duluth, and so far as is known
here, she was the oldest in the state. She
was a colored woman arid was clear of
head and active upto a short time 'before
her death. '- ! -,
Tie-up of National Tube
—W. W. Jermane.
PITTSBURG MILLS CLOSE
Steel Strikers Gleefully Claim They
Are Gaining Ground.
STEEL OFFICIALS ARE DEFIANT
Call tbe Strike "Top-Heavy" and In
timate That It Cannot
Pittsburg, Aug. 20. —The tie-up of the
Continental and Pennsylvania tube plants
of the National Tube company, in this
city was completed during the night and
early hours of the morning. The machin
ists and a few o.ther employes of the
Pennsylvania works, to the number of
about sixty, have not gone out, but other
wise the two properties are silent and de
serted. The Pennsylvania men went first,
quitting at 6 o'clock last night in re
sponse to the call of the organizers of the
American Federation of Labor who had
been working among them for several
weeks. Then in large numbers they sur
rounded the Continental works at Pranks
town and called on the workers there to
quit and join the strikers. At midnight a
large number at the Continental dropped
their tools and by this morning the last
man had left the place. The shutting
down of the two plants adds about 1,800
men to the force of the strikers.
The success of the labor organizers in
getting the men out cheered the other
strikers to a high pitch of enthusiasm.
The officials of the National Tube com
pany would not discuss the strike beyond
saying that they have been keenly disap
pointed throughout the strike by the atti
tude of their men and that they hope
that in time they will come to their senses
and come back. Another steel official,
when told of the strike, said:
Let the good work go' on. Brother Shaffer
is very rapidly getting a top-heavy strike
The larger his army, the quicker it will break
up. Just wait until he begiDs to hustle
money for strike benefits. I hope Chicago
does go out. The more the merrier.
The steel managers announced that an
other mill was on to-day et the Clark
mills and that the property was" now run
ning in full. The other properties, thoy
said, were running to-day as they were
yesterday. They denied the story that
there had been a break at Duquesne dur
ing the night.
The strikers claim that they have again
crippled the Lindsay & McCutcheon mills
by taking some of the non-union men and
also capturing several skilled men into the
plnnt, but the managers • say they are
working one mill as usual, and that they
will have two more mills on more before
the end of the week.
The explosion of some railroad torpedoes
at Monessen early this morning created
some excitement and large crowds gath
ered on the streets and near the steel
mills. There were large crowds around
the newly crippled tube works in this city
to-day, but no disorder.
Wellsville reports indicate a critical sit
uation, but the cry of the wolf as to dis
order has been raised so often during this
strike that it Is not believed now.
The organized strikers -at "McKeesport
plan a , general strike headquarters, one
feature of which will be a press bureau.
The leaders gay ; the • latter will j give out
strictly, truthful strike reports ■ and stop
the exaggerated tales which . they say are
injuring the town "and. mayor. : .
Local strike leaders express; thVmselvei
Still No Disorder.
12 PAGES-FIVE O'CLOCK.
OUT OF TOWN
Hundreds of Armed Men in Possession of Pierce
City, Mo., Following the Lynching
of Two Negroes.
Houses of Colored People Burned and One
Occupant Cremated—Mob Breaks Into
Arsenal for Arms.
Springfield, Mo., Aug. 20.—Pierce City,
where William Godley and French Godley,
the former's grandfather, both colored,
were lynched last night in connection with
the murder of Miss Casselle Wild, is to
day in the hands of hundreds of armed men
who are intent on driving ail negroes
from town. All negro houses in the city
are being fired by the enraged whites.
One negro, Peter Hampton, is said to
have been cremated In his home. The mob
broke into the arsenal of the local militia
company and is now in possession of im
Most of the negroes have left Pierce
City and abandoned their homes, which
have been burned. A report was sent out
that two negroes in addition to the God
leys were lynched early to-day. This is
George Lark, a porter on the St. Louis
& San Francisco railroad, whom young
Godley charged with being Miss Wild's
murderer, was arrested in Springfield this
morning and is in jail here. Lark de
j clares his innocence and tays the man
I who committed the crime boarded v/ith
Hm and fled. Bloodhounds put on the
! trail at the scene of the murder went di
| rectly, it is said, to Lark's house.
Eugene Barrett, a negro suspect, has
I stated that a man named Flavors, who for-
I merly boarded with Lark, was the real
1 culprit. Flavors is said to be under arrest
at Tulsa, I. T., over the territory line
from here, and Barrett is under arrest at
i Tount Vernon, twenty-five miles from
Pierce C.ty. Flavors undoubtedly will be
as being fully satisfied with the progress
of the strike and are confident of victory.
The Strike of Federation Men.
A Washington dispatch says: " •
President Goinpers of the American Fed
eration of Labor has not yet returned from
Pennsylvania, where he has been for sev
eral days, and the only information at the
headquarters of the federation concerning the
strike of the federation men at the Penn
sylvania Tube Works is contained in a tele
gram from Organizer Schwartz, saying "the
men are going to strike." Under the organ
ization of the American Federation of La
bor, the president has no power to order a.
lodge to strike. The lodge itself must take
a vote on the question, and it is presumed
that that has been done at the tube works.
President George G. McMurtry of the
American Sheet Steel company, has re
turned home from an extended tour of in
spection of the properties of the company.
He visited Vandergrift, Leechburg, Apol
lo, Hyde Park and Saltsburg, in the Kis
kiminetas..valley, and also looked over the
two nonunion mills of the company at
Scottdale. He told a reporter that he had
found al lof the properties in question in
highly satisfactory condition. The milla
were all running and there was no pros
pect of any trouble. He said the produc
tion was above the maximum average for
this season of the year.
It is believed men are being brought
here from Detroit to aid in breaking the
strike at the Lindsay and McCutcheon
mills. The strikers say they expect them
on Thursday morning.
The strike leaders seem to think that
the men at Chicago will soon come over.
Assistant Secretary Tighe said:
"I really believe the Chicago men will
be out within a week."
President Shaffer said:
"The situation is satisfactory to us.
The fact that the mills are not shipping
any product shows that they are not mak
ing it. The strike at the Pennsylvania
and Continental mills was not a surprise
to me. Slowly but surely we are
NOX-UXION MEN ILL
The Strikers Tell of an Epidemic of
Special to The Journal.
Chicago, Aug. 20.—Illness may do what
the pickets surrounding the plant of the
Allie-Chalmers company have been unable
to accomplish since the importation of
non-union men began over a week ago.
Already the ranks of the men within the
inclosure have been thinned by what the
strikers declare to be an epidemic of ty
phoid fever, due to the unsanitary condi
tions of the camps.t Four men were taken
to the Presbyterian hospital last week,
and three more were removed In ambul
ances this morning. The officers of the
union said they intended to make com
plaint to the health department against
the disease-breeding camps within the
works of the company.
Tin Mill to Be Removed.
Canal Dover, Ohio, Aug. 20.—Superin
tendent Harris states that he has received
positive orders for the removal of the
tin mill from this city, unless the men re
turn to work immediately. An attempt
will be made, however, to operate the
sheet steel mills here. Several non
union men have arrived in town, but co
far have eluded the strikers' pickets.
Allowed to Picket Mills.
New York, Aug. 20. —The board of alder
men of Paterson, N. J., has passed an ordi
nance allowing the picketing of mills by la
bor unions. Two men who were picketing
a mill were sentenced to terms In jail re
cently by the recorder. The matter was
taken up by the weavers throughout Pater-
Steel Trust President to Resign
New York, Aug. 20.—The resignation of Charles M. Schwab as president of the
United States Steel Corporation is confidently predicted in a special to the Tribune
from Philadelphia. It is stated that Mr. Schwab will devote his energies to the
management of the Bethlehem Steel and Iron companies. Mr. Schwab, when seen in
this city and questioned with regard to the correctness of the report, declined posi
tively to discuss it.
New York, Aug. 20.—From an authorative source the Associated Press is enabled
to deny the report that Charl«i M- fi»hwab v to r<uOcn the presidency of t&e Ualt«d
States Steel corporation
lynched if brought back. It is not be
lieved Barrett will be molested.
The excitement which led up to tha
lynching of the Godleys continued all night
and morning found the enraged w) lie
people determined to rid the city and vl
cinty of negroes. After stringing yot'ng
Godley up to a polt and riddling his body
with bullets, the mob went to the house of
French Godley, the young man's grand
father, and shot him to death.
Burned in His House.
Then they bombarded Ike Carter's
house, in which were Peter and Robert
Hampton, all negroes.
Peter Hampton, who was seventy-five
years old, was burned to death when the
house was set on fire. His wife and Rob
ert Hampton escaped through the flames.
The mob then marched from place to
place burning negro houses and firing into
The negroes fled in all directions, many
taking refuge in the woods, while others
are coming as far as Springfield to find
places of safety.
The authorities telephoned Monett and
Aurora, near by towns, foe help, but at 10
o'clock this morning the city was still In
the hands of the mob which finally broke
into the arsenal of the Pierce City militia
company and abstracted all the state rifles
stored there. Every train to Pierce City
is bringing in excited crowds that add to
the general confusion.
The report sent out last night that a
boy was shot is denied to-day and the
name of the man shot to death is given as
French Godley instead of Gene Carter, as
son, resulting in the ordinance, which is
looked upon as a tremendous victory by the
Mill Operative* May Go Out.
New York, Aug. 20.*—A mass meeting of
Paterson mill operatives is to be held u>-mor
row night to consider the question of a gen
eral strike. Should the union deside to adopt
tnis method of bringing the long pending
trouble to a focus it is said that 18,000 men
will walk out.
Three Crescent Mills Running.
Cleveland, Aug. 20.—District Manager Ban
neia of the American Tin Plate company said
to-day that eleven more men were at work in
the Crescent Tin Plate Works than on yes
terday, and that as a result three mills were
being operated three turns. He added that
six mills undoubtedly would be running three
turns per day within a week. The union
men admit the company is gaining some here,
but say it will be different at other point*,
iney declare that the company has about all
the men it can get.
To Vote at South Chicago.
Chicago, Aug. 20.—Vice President Davis,
head of the Amalgamated Association in the
fourth district, has called an unofficial meet
ing of steel workers to be held in South Chi
cago this afternoon. A vote will be taken on
a proposition to strike regardless of any for
mal action by the two local lodges. Follow
ing agreements made with Mr. Davis last
night, six steel workers laid down their tools
TO STOP STRIKES
The Industrial Commission
to Investigate the Steel
Word reaches Minneapolis through Chi
cago that it Is probably the intention
of the industrial commission to investi
gate the steel strike at an early day. It
is the commission's plan to appoint a sub
committee of its members which will visit
the ecene of the strike and personally In
vestigate all its phases, taking te'stlmony
under oath. Especial attention will be
paid to the causes leading to the strike.
The sub-committee will report its findings
of fact to the full commission, which will
use them as a baels for recommendations
to congress for legislation which in the
commission's judgment will prevent such
strikes in future.
EXCELSIOR RESIDENCE BURNED.
Special to The Journal.
Excelsior, Minn., Aug. 20.—Fire laat night
destroyed a house owned by William Wain
bold of Minneapolis and occupied by Wil
liam Kinsman, engineer of the steamer Puri
tan. Loss is covered by insurance of $800
in the Niagara. The contents were insured
for $500 in the St. Paul Fire and Marine.
The fire is thought to have been started by
tobacco ashes from a pipe.
Washington Small Talk.
Postmasters appointed to-day: lawa—He
bron, Adair county, W. B. Keith.-Wiscon
sin—Poygan, Wlnnebago county, F. 0. Minor.
Three rural delivery routes have been or
dered established at Yankton, S. D., aerric*
to begin Oct. 1.
Mrs. Anna E. Ladgln of Rapid City, S. D..
has been appointed cook In the Indian school
at Place at $500 a year.
Ortus A. Henry of Dcs Moines, lowa, has
been appointed industrial teacher in the Fort
Berthold schwol, N. D., at $600 a year.
Three additional letter carriers are to be
appointed at Butte, Mont., Oct. 1.
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