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Charged With Assault — Edward
Wallace, a colored man, charged with assault
in ' the . second degree, the complainant being
Charles Shay, has been held to the grand Jury
and his ball fixed at $250.
Mail' Delivery Labor Day— Mon
day, ( Labor Day. there will be an . early
morning mail delivery. The postoffice ; and
stations will close at 10 o'clock for the rest
of!the day, except the stamp windows, which
will be opened at both the main office and at
the stations from 4 until 7 in the afternoon. '
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. May; • Move , Present - Edifice—
trustees ' of ' St. Paul's Episcopal ' church are
considering the removal of their present
building on Hennepin avenue, near Twelfth
street, to the new site at Bryant- and Frank
lin. The cost would be $6,000. The parish
will eventually build a new house of wor
ship. .-....:, *^Bn__n_Bi
—•— — -"", 7.
Concert by the Kewiboyi' Band—
The Journal Newsboys' Band will give a con
cert at the Minnetonka Ice Yacht Club to
night, between 8 and 10 o'clock. Owners of
yachts and launches are invited to avail
themselves of the opportunity of hearing the
band. .
Food Law. Violated Here—ln
spectors of the dairy and food department are
unusually busy in thia city, and arrests are
being made at the rate of three or four each
day of persons who are accused of violating
the food laws of the state. This morning no
less than six of them appeared before Judge
Holt and entered pleas of not guilty in each
To Be Examined at Snelling —
Sergeant • Franklin, of the local - recruiting
office, will appear before a board of exam
iners which will meet at Fort Snelling next
week, and will be examined for his fitness
to fill the position of quartermaster sergeant.*
Several other candidates will be examined at
the same time. " ",'
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Peddler's Pills Killed Baby—
Montague, zV. years old, ate. several colored
pills which he found in the house, and died
from the effects yesterday. An , examina
tion of the pills showed strychnine. A post
mortem examination will be held this af
ternoon. The child was the son of J. F.
Montague, 628 Washington street NE. who
purchased the pills from a peddler.
A Matrimonial Surprise—Perley R.
Lance, the well-known postoffice inspector of
this division, with headquarters in the fed
oral building, surprised his friends the first
of the week by returning from an official trip
to North Dakota with a wife. Miss Maude
Sherburne and Mr. Lance were married Aug.
15 at Valley City, and will make: their home
in Minneapolis. '
Taken Back to Winnebago-c. W.
Johnson and Lloyd Britt, two Minneapolis
- young men who are charged with having held
up and robbed a merchant at Huntley, Minn.,
-securing |600, and who-were arrested here
• Tuseday night by Detectives Norbeck and De
Lalttre, have been taken back to Winnebago
City by Deputy Sheriff S. D. Roberts, 'of
Faribault county.
H." Page's ''Bum Steer"— Page,
the young man who tried unsuccessfully to
clean out a local hotel night before last, and
who failed to respond when ( his case was
called in court, was brought before* Judge
Holt yesterday charged with contempt 'of
court. He stated • that his real name was
Harry Irving, and that he had not appeared
yesterday because wrongly advised by his
attorney. His bail was reinstated and he
was then given $25 or thirty days.
Robert G. Evans' Last Letter—Con
gressman Frank M. Eddy, .who came to Min
neapolis to attend the funeral of the late
. R. G. Evans, says he has what he believes
7" was the last letter written by Mr. Evans.
7 Mr. Eddy had been invited to become one of
the fishing party at Alexandria, but was
obliged to decline. In answer to his letter
giving reasons why he could not be present,
Mr. Evans wrote , Mr. Eddy Saturday after
-7 noon. The postmark indicated 3:21 p. m.
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Lightning? Strikes Two Houses—
'-. The residence of John Sugget, an engineer
for the Soo road, at 2631 Polk street NE, was
I struck by lightning during the storm Wednes
-* day night. One side of the house was badly
.;• burned and splintered and furniture in * the
gj sitting-room was broken. Mrs. Suggett, her
7 mother and brother,, who were sitting in an
'.*, adjoining room, were severely shocked, and
S3 it was some time before they recovered. The
." house of S. Northfield/ next door, was also
*$ struck. -**•«•» **-«».-.-..-7 .._--, -.= :«;•-•:-•
The Turnblad Property — Swan
'' Turnblad, who owns 1 the property in the
m Hennepin-Oak Grove corner of Loring park,
. has received a letter from Secretary Ridg
': way of the park board, stating that the mat
- ter of the purchase of the property will be
considered at a meeting on Monday. Mr.
7 Turnblad will commence the erection* of a
' fine, residence if the board does not soon
V make up its mind. -->;>.
WALDO T. KENDALL, _ 0 served
during the civil war for one year as a private
soldier in Company D of the Fiftieth Massa
chusetts regiment of infantry, died Tuesday
afternoon at the Soldiers' . Home hospital of
heart disease, after a lingering illness. He
was admitted to the home hospital for treat
ment from Minneapolis March 23 last. He
had been a resident of the state for sixteen
years, and for several years drove a dray in
Minneapolis, where he was well known in
Grand Army circles. His son, Willis C. Ken
• dall, resides in Palestine, Texas. • -
funeral of Mrs. Maria F. Cooper, mother of
J. W. Cooper of Griggs, Cooper & Co., St.
Paul, who died at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. C. S. Estes. 166 Western avenue, St.
Paul, at the age of 83, took place from the
residence at 10 o'clock this morning. Mrs
Cooper had lived in St. Paul since 1865.
WILFORD L. WILSON-rThe funeral
of Wilford L. Wilson, one of the vice presi
dents of the Minnesota Society, Sons of the
American Revolution, was held from the
House of Hope Presbyterian church in St.
Paul this afternoon at 2:30.
Excelsior's Baby Show a Sweet Suc
cess Prizes in Three Classes.
As a result of the Excelsior baby show
only a small portion of the feminine in
habitants of that thriving little lakeside
resort are on speaking terms with their
former friends. The entries were numer
ous, and of course all the little ones could
not win prizes; hence these tears, these
Jealousies and heart-burnings. The chil
dren were divided into three classes, the
first being babies in arms; the second,
children 3 years of age and under;' and
the third, children between 3 and.' 5.
.Prizes were awarded as follows:
First Class—First prize, Marion Merchant,-9
E Seventeenth street; second prize, Leland
and Lyle Rlchal, Excelsior, twins.
Second Class—First, Virginia Quartes; sec
ond, . Blanche Moody.
Third Class—First, , Gordon Lee Jones; sec
ond, Carma Handy; third, Corrinne Freda
Goldstein. •
'ii Honorable Mention— and Mary Mar
tin, twins.
The judges were Mrs. F. E. Holden;
M. D.; Mrs. H. S. Noble, : Mrs. J. W.
Marsh, Frank Hughes and Stilton Beards
lee. '--._-
As the event has been so successful, it
has been decided by those in charge-, to
give an annual baby parade. s-
Representative Rapp and Senator
■■.'.-* .- Dn Toit Are '. on Record.
.7.. Two more replies were received to-day
from The Journal.*. extra session
-query. Both are affirmative, and bring the
" total vote up to 73, of which 61 are affirm
', ative, six negative, four conditionally in
] favor and two noncommittal.
Charles G. Rapp, representative from
the sixty-first district (rep.), says: '„
"I favor the extra session because the
*-people demand it." This -is a concise
statement of the conditions in Red Lake
county. 7 V. ■'•
*. Senator F. E. Dv Toit (dem.) of the
1 twenty-ftfth district, says:
I am' in favor of an extra session to con
sider and act upon the report of the tax com
mission. '
r When we , voted to curtail • the session last
winter it was with the \ understanding; (tacit
at least) that the governor would call an ex
; tra session in February to carry into".' effect
the work of the commission. I believe this
.can be accomplished, in short session, sa,y two
weeks. The matter under consideration is
■ the ; . work .. of . the , present legislature and
: should be completed by them. * -
Evans, zer, ; Pickering & Co.'." "The New
'Store. -. . . ' .-. - '■'■'
in mattress factory. Gangelhoff ; Bros., 909 2d
St S*
in honor OF TEDDY
A Dinner Will Be Given at the
Minneapolis Club.
Arrangements for Entire Visit -of
Vice President Roosevelt,
. Are Completed.
t. J. C. Miel will , be toastmaster Xof the
dinner to be given in honor of Vice Presi
dent Roosevelt at the Minneapolis club
Monday evening. Colonel Roosevelt and
T. H. Shevlin, national committeeman,
will be seated at the head of the table,
near them will be United States Senators
Knute Nelson and Moses E. Clapp, James
J. Hill, Thomas Lowry, Archbishop Ire
land, and *.' Governor Van Sant. Other
prominent republicans of the state will be
present. '
The distinguished guest will be met at
the St. Paul union station, , Monday morn
ing by a committee representing the state
agricultural society, including i John Coop
er,; president; X. H. ShevMn, first : vice
president; Chester R. Smith, second vice
president; Governor. Van Sant and others
and members of the reception committee
of the Minneapolis Commercial club. The
two committees will escort Colonel Roose
velt to Minneapolis, and after breakfast,
to the state fair grounds.
• The committee on arrangements has not
yet decided to have Mr. Lowry's car "loop
the " loop" - from Washington avenue to
Sixth street in order to give the people an
opportunity to greet the vice president,
but the suggestion has been so enthusias
tically received that it will doubtless be
carried out. 7t a "77 '* i ""..*;
Luncheon at Fair Grounds.
.. At the conclusion of Mr. Roosevelt's ad
dress at the fair grounds, he will be tend
ered a luncheon by the state agricultural
society. After the luncheon the party will
return to Minneapolis for the reception to
be held at the Commercial club in the aft
ernor. . The doors of the club ; will be
closed until 2 o'clock. Admission will be
by card only. Members of the club have
been requested to fall in line with the
guests and to leave the.rooms, as soon as
they have met the vice president.
The labor day parade will probably be
so timed that members of labor .organiza
tions will have an opportunity to visit
the fair and hear the address.
The old soldiers' reception committee
for the meeting at - the " fourth ward wig
wam, Tuesday, Sept. 3, when Colonel
Roosevelt will address the veterans of the
civil war is as follows: E. W. Mortimer,
M. A. Taylor, Herman Vogt, Gus Runge,
Perry Starkweather, .W. F. Allie, J. F.
Perry, Robert Pratt, Colonel Fred Ames,
John Fichette, Colfax Grant, , Arthur
Jones, W. H. Adams, B. F. Ward, Captain
Compton, N. M. Beden, C. W. Curtiss.
Attorney General Douglas Qualifies
His Important Decision An
nounced Yesterday.
Atorney General Douglas says the
opinion classing all elevators "adjacent to
railroad rights of way as public elevators
has been misconstrued in one particular.
It does not apply to elevators which have
to -load on cars by wagon, but to those
which have trackage facilities. The theory
of the opinion is that spur tracks are to
all intents and purposes part of the right'
of way, even though. they are on private
land. The members of the railroad and
warehouse commission are out of the city
to-day. They have as yet taken no action
on the opinion. The course of the com
mission has been shaped by Judge Mills,
who has held the opinion that only ele
vators actually on railroad land were
public elevators.
The point will without question have
to be settled in the courts if the com
mission follows the atotrney general's
ruling. '
Frank Sumner the Gas Meter Break
er Is Sentenced.
Frank Sumner, the young man who sys
tematically opened slot gas meters and
abstracted the 25 cent - pieces therefroc,
was brought before Judge Harrison this
morning and sentenced to the state re
formatory. He pleaded guilty at the time
of his arraignment. Sumner has been a
"had" prisoner at the county Jail and has
been locked in the dungeon much of the
time. Sunday evening last, during the
progress of the usual religious services,
Sumner began to swear and curse. He
was immediately clapped into the dun
geon, but even that punishment seemed to
have little effect upon him.
It Discloses Interesting: Business
Methods of Andreas Rohue.
Andreas Rohne' this morning, before
Judge Simpson, smilingly admitted that he
did business on very peculiar and: some
times profitless lines. He appeared in
court in reply to a writ calling for the
disclosure of j the > whereabout of a certain
piano. The piano, it seems, was the
property of the Merrill Piano Manufac
turing company, of Lawrence, Mass., and
had been shipped to Rohne upon a written
contract by which the latter was to pay
to them the sum of $241.85. In court to
day Rohne declared that he had sold the
piano to . a young man named " Day who
lived in Butte, Mont. The young man had
represented himself as very wealthy and
he had thought it perfectly.aafe to Intrust
the property to : him. He declared, how
ever, that be had not received a cent from
the Montana man in payment, and stuck to
this story. Judge Simpson entered a Judg
ment against Rohne for the amount, and
the attorney for the company stated that
the judgment would be used as foundation
for criminal proceedings to be commonced
against Rohne.
Want $520. for a Trip.
: Alfred ,T. and Herbert W. Jones, physicians
and partners, have brought an action against
the Western Union Telegraph company to
recover $520 damages. The complainants
allege that they were engaged In business
negotiations with a man in Oregon and that
his telegram v that he could not meet them
at .a 'certain place at a specified time had
been taken incorrectly and the word ""can"
substituted T for "can't.'' Owing to this error
the • plaintiffs say. they were put' to the ex
pense of a trip to Oregon, which was entirely
needless and utterly fruitless. .
The Divorce Mill. I
Lizzie A. *.Puff has begun suit for a di
vorce from Edison A. Puffer. She alleges
cruel and inhuman treatment. Julia A.
Price asks a divorce from ,Thomas J. Price"
on the ground <of desertion. Guy M. Conner
declares - that Nellie Conner has not been " a
faithful wife to him : and Cora M. Smith tells
a tale of horrible treatment, which she says
she has endured at the hands of Burton C.
Smith. : ::':■, .., •* ....*-'
Anderson Changes His Plea.
Ole Anderson^' who so surprised the court
and the county 'attorney • yesterday by plead
ing guilty to the. charge of abandonment and
neglect of his wife, : this morning appeared
before Judge Harrison and changed his plea
to not guilty. The case was then set for the
coming term of court and Anderson allowed
to furnish his personal , bail to the amount of
$500. r .
/• ;'. - * Court 1 Notes. V- 1"'
--' Edgar S. ; Fisher, as father of Bertram Ed
gar Fisher, a boy 3% years old, sues the
city '-for $535 personal injuries. *" It is alleged
that the boy was -i injured April 13, 1900, -by
falling ' Into an- excavation -on Lyndale ave
nue N.:|pfflHaKE!ggHjjSMt<a(_;.4..-\'--r.-j--. -
Eugene Darger asks $2,000 personal inju
ries from the Minneapolis Excelsior company *
by whom he was employed. * * :*■ **': - "
Is a locust tree more likely "to be struck
-by, lightning" than ; any other . trees? r Farm
ers ln Western Pennsylvania .'and Ohio
I will answer "yes." , — i
Mercenary Landladies Push Up the
Price Per.
A Cruel, but Inevitable Blow at the
• Defenseless Persons Who
Board. •
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All boarders will look alike to the land
lady on Sept. 1. Beginning that day the
man who eats succulent hash . and coun
try butter in i the boarding houses of the
city, whether he occupy a room in the
fifth story rear or the first floor parlor
suite will be subject to a raise. .Board is
to icost more. . No concerted action has
been taken by landlords, but common con
sent has made the .date for an advance
in prices as next Sunday.
The move is not unexpected by the vic
tims of the increase in table board. The
papers have been full of the excessive
cost of potatoes, the scarcity of fruit, the
upward tendency of all that goes to make
up a good meal, and finally the elevation
of the choice, cuts from the fatted calf
so the lage boarding population of the
city have had an inkling of. the impending
trouble, and have registered no objections.
It would be no use anyway as.it is. a case
of "settle" or do your own cooking.
The restaurants of the city made slight
advances on orders about, a month ago as
a result of the high price of produce and
the determination of the boarding house
keepers to get a few more ducats out of
their guests is only in line with the gen
eral movement. .7 7. 7
The increase is : not so great as to be
fWt severely by the individual, but the
sum total is gratifying to the boarding
house keepers. One fashionable place has
tacked on 50 cents a week for table board
and also will charge for-_neals whi^r reg
ular boarders skip unless due \ notice is
given. : If Mr. Blank on his way. home re
ceives an invitation to lunch at another
hashery, he will have to'pay7 just the
same when he gets -home unless he steps
to the telephone and notifies his land
lady that he Is invited- out: * The average
advance is from $2 to $4 a month.
Labor Unions Making Preparations
for the Big Parade.
All Are Reticent as to What They
Intend to "Flash" Upon
the Public.
Over fifty labor organizations will be
represented in the big parade which will
be , the principal feature In the local ob
servance of Labor Day next Monday. Each
union will make a special effort to secure
the loving-cup offered by the Palace
Clothing company for the union making
the best apearance. . If all the marshals
are to be relied upon, there will be sev
eral organizations entitled to ■ the prize,
and the task confronting the judges, For
mer Mayor Gray, Rev. J. S. Montgomery
and Alderman Powers, will be more diffi
cult than picking a winner at a baby show.
Prom reports received by Phil Carlin,
the chief marshal, the parade will surpass
all of its predecessors in the number of
men in line and likewise in general ; ap
pearance. Nearly all of the unions are
keeping their plans secret, and the more
elaborate the plan the less can be learned.
The typographical union has set aside a
percentage of all Its revenues since the
last parade and is after the prize in
earnest. ' J .....>...
The carpenters' union will doubtless
have the largest number of men in line;
it has pledged itself to supply 1,000 march
ers who will be clad almost entirely in
white. -»
A very striking attire has been adopted
by the painters. While their, garments
will be of a "civilized" cut their head
pieces will be "untrimmed" Porto Rican
hats, . which will make the painterfrom
the neck up—look like Fiji chiefs in state
dress. The hats are of red and white
straw with wide brims_flaring upward, the
ends of the straw being uncut.
There will probably be no floats, at
least the committee has heard -of none.
The stationary engineers, however, have
secured permission to run a traction en
gine behind which the engineers will
march in blue overalls and black cap* It
is said that the distinguishing marks of
the bookbinders will be red suspenders
and red ties. The plumbers are keeping
very quiet about their uniforms. ; They
want to see what the printers have on
before they begin to boast.
A trim appearance will he made by the
electrical workers in light trousers, a"_rk
shirts, red ties and white fedora hats.
. In order to assure a - large j attendance
the brewery workers have adopted a rule
fining every member who "absents himself
from the parade $3. 7.',,-.'•: ' f ' --.i c-3.'.'
The team ; owners say r that no matter
how the other unions -string out the team
owners will distance any of them for their
division will be two .miles long with
dump carts, dirt wagons, sprinkling carts
and miscellaneous vehicles.
The chief marshal has called a meeting
for all his aides for to-morrrow evening
at Alexander's hall. / ! ?.
Said He Could Pay a Fine and Got
-■;..-, the Chnnce. <
John Faber, a well-to-do farmer in
clined Ito linger over his beer last even
ing came Jto f« the city with a load of hay
and stopped at a saloon on Plymouth ave
nue Ito * refresh himself. He had-, hardly
finished his fifth. glass,, according to his
own story, when a policeman came in and
wanted to know whose team was stand
ing in front the place. * ( John went out
with the j officer and j was told he must not
occupy so much valuable street space/;the
horses having been -J hitched in such a
position as to blockade traffic on one side
of the street. Faber thought he knew as
much about hitching teams as any : police
officer and refused: to move the outfit,
whereupon the ofllcer tried to do the
trick himself but was prevented by Faber.:
To a threat of. arrest he returned a laugh >
of derision and called attention to his
wealth with which' he said he could af
ford ;to pay ; a fine. He had the opportu
nity this . morning for Judge Holt - after
hearing his case imposed a fine of $5 and
costs. .;-; ._
Official Headquarters Route' G. A. JR.
at Cleveland via "The Milwau
-7-7 kee." . t -' ",' -
Department Commander William H
Harries, Department of Minnesota, G. A
R., announces in General Orders' No. ,' 6*
the Chicago, Milwaukee: & St. Paul Rail
way I as ': the ■: official line from St. Paul
Minneapolis and other points ' throughout
the state to the G. A. R. Encampment at
The headquarters train • will leave Min
neapolis 7:50 a. m. and St. Paul 830 a
m., Sunday,"September Bth, arrive Chicago
same evening and Cleveland Monday mor
ning, the '' 9th, via the Nickle . Plate line
(N. Y. C. & St.L.Ry.)* "■
7,'" Tickets from St. Paul and Minneapolis
to Cleveland and return will be sold Sep
tember 7th. Bth and 9th at $14.82.
"The Milwaukee" will , arrange very
comfortable and pleasant r accommodations
for., this ; trip and ' the Department Com
mander cordially • invites all members "of
the G. A. R. and • their: friends to join the
official party. *> -_;.-.. * . ,; ;
;; This will '■ also afford an excellent oppor
tunity, for the G. A. R. and others to visit
the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo, j
which can be done : at' a small extra ex- '
pense. '"* " 777---' 7 '■' -.»*7**'■"-..••- ■'-.-■"■■ .7 ■-] ;
X' For full particulars write '' J. -.- T. j Confer; j
Asst. Gen. "j Pass..'Agents St.; Paul, or apply
to "The Milwaukee".'agents. - *'
Puzzling Queries Put to Prospective |
Schoolma'ams j<
One Hundred and Eighteen Young I
.../". Women From Far and Near
"Want to Teach.
Oa» hundred and eighteen young women
who expect to "teach the young idea how
to shoot" were wrinkling their brows over i
the knotty questions propounded to them
in the teachers' examination this' morn
ing at the Central High School/ The ,
examinations will continue through to
morrow afternoon. The applicants for
certificates are, with few exceptions,
graduates from normal schools and are '
from all parts of the United States. Al
though *: a majority of the prospective
teachers : are from Minnesota and other
northwestern states, there are registra
tions from as far west as California and
as far east as Nantucket, Mass. * The
average age is 21 and they are the most
intelligent, ■ fine-looking body of young
women'that has taken the final "quiz"
at the Central High School in years.
. The examinations are . being conducted
under the immediate supervision of ' Mrs.
Susie , Osborn. It is a singular fact, ac
cording *;to> Mrs. Osborn, that the very
brighest' applicants, those best ' qualified to
teach, are the very ones who fail to pass
the examination. 7 Those who fail to pass
this time will be j given another oppor
tunity to qualify at I New Years. If they
fail;. then, they will have another "try"
again next fall.
Most of the young women have positions
awaiting them, and if they pass will com
mence ; teaching next Tuesday. Of the 118
a hundred have already closed contracts
for the school year. 4J3H-HBK-H-SM9BB
After a glance at the exasperating ques
tions to be answered, few of which were
designed to determine the . special fitness
of a candidate to ; teach; there is small
wonder that so many fail to run the gaunt
let. ,:i? : /.;
Here are some samples of the "wisdom
supernal"- expected of would-be instruct
ors in arithmetic: jj_t-B_B___|{iVJWiJ
How would you employ objective Illus
tration in explaining the substractlon of
28 from 62? Mr. Jones bought two horses
for $250 each, and sold one of them at
a gain of $37.50, and the other at a loss
of $37.50. Required the per cent of his
gain or loss. Explain, how you would de
velop the rule for the multiplication of
decimals to a class. When it is noon at
Boston (lon. 71 degrees, 3 minutes, 30 sec
onds west), what is the time at Paris
(longitude 2 degrees, 20 minutes, 22 sec
onds east) ? How should oral concrete
problems be Introduced? Write an orig
inal concrete problem andi give the an
alysis of the'same. Write formulae for
the- four general problems in interest.
A and B can do a piece of work in eigh
teen days. ; If A does 2-7 as much as B,
in how many days can each do it?
Candidates are also being examined in
grammar, United j States ..history, geog
raphy, reading, drawing, music, spelling,
theory and practice and physiology.
The drawing examinations are in charge
of Miss Emma 7 Roberts of F, the Central
high school. Hiss Helen Trask is super
vising the examination /in music. y Miss
Roberts . is the assistant ;-.- supervisor of
drawing in the ■' public schools.
August Baumann, a Motorman, Dies
From a Hemorrhage. ;|
August' Baumann, a motorman on the
lnterurban* line,j- was seised with a hem
orrhage yesterday afternoon,and although
medical aid was* promptly secured, he died
within ten minutes from loss of blood.
His car, No. 615, just crossed the Wash
ington avenue bridge and was mounting
the hill on the West Side, when some
ladles seated in the front startled the
other passengers by piercing screams.
They could * not speak, but pointed to the
vestibule, where the motorman was seen
on the floor. Conductor Thiessen, as
sisted by Theodore L. Hays and others,
ran to his assistance. He presented a
frightful sight, for the blood was gush
ing from his mouth in a spouting stream.
The conductor managed to get the car up
the hill and "stopped it ln front of the
university free dispensary at 1810 Wash
ington avenue, where Baumann was taken
The dying man was unconscious, and all
attempts to stop the flow of blood were
futile., 7 „:., ■" \ J. '■■■-..::■
. Baumann lived at 2391 University ave
nue SE, but had been there but a short
time, coming from Duluth about six
months ago.*■:"-:-,77
. .The Spanish wine trade, which has long
been a feeder of the French, has suffered
considerably from the very prolific yield
of the last French vintage, which has
checked importation.
The Honor of the State
• Passengers on the Northern Pacific's
"North Coast Limited," arriving in Min
neapolis a few days ago, were interested
in a gallant gentleman of portly build
doing an earnest stunt toward the wait
ing room under a . very large load of hand
baggage. - The ■ man was governor Van
Sant and the baggage belonged to three
New York ladles traveling east from the
coast. ;.- - 7 -jS___»B__B__M__>'-'
The governor : boarded the train :at
Anoka. The car was crowded and the
ladies in question were complainig that
the men of the west were rude. The
governor stood in \ the aisle.. One of his
acquaintances heard the remark and gave
up his seat to the aggrieved woman. When
the train arrived at Minneapolis the ladles
gathered about them the usual amount of
baggage— pieces , too many for
their combined effort. The governor prof
fered his services. He took two large
Aldermanic Bloodshed Averted
Two heavy weight aldermen, both pos
sessed by the mayor of police powers,
glared fiercely ] into each other's eyes. It
was at the meeting of the police commit
tee "of ..-the, council this .".morning..' They
were John Ryan of the .first ward, and
Peter Nelson,of the. eleventh.
'V A month or so ago one ,of the patrol
horses at the Central station fell sick and
the police committee authorized the de
partment *, to - hire a substitute ', at i not %to
exceed $1 per day. ; This morning the com
mittee In going over ; the bills found one
reading as follows: 7 "Police ; department,
debtor, to John Ryan, for ' hire of horse,
27 days at $2 per day, $54." Chairman
Nelson promptly objected. It was the dis
tinct understanding, he declared,' that not
more than $1 per day was to be paid. Al
derman Ryan, who is the John Ryan men
tioned in the bill, and who was sitting
Lightning's Strange Prank
Lightning,- played a strange prank at
the home of Henry Hageman, 805 Plym
: outh ay Wednesday evening. A bolt en
. tered the house through a disconnected
; telephone wire, -, tore a \ large - strip out lof
. the; * plastering, and - scatter cd.*: debris ~ all i
over the twollttle;Hageman children who
were*playing on the floor, immediately be
neath the wire. <; Neither child was >:- in- ?
jured, : although ] the little ■ girl j rushed : out';
■ of the room » crying that * her brother had'
been killed. The boy, however, followed
close upon her | heels, and was i not % even*
stunned. The bolt continued on its course
A New Department in the Old Reliable Store
! Union Made H \\£_\ ? WK# fitfvSg^l jß]*i3
Clothing, jj
d^ y*airis^^^^ Winterjtyjes
t'TCW IyICII OiJlL^ A errand introductory sale of New
TJ\ - „i ■■...■■■/-.Fall and Winter Suits, values that
will surprise you. $12.00 quality heavy rib Blue |rK _^»^ mm *m
/fIWK K-M Serge Suits, double and single * breasted styles, m_ j C 5
llPiffl SBl Fine fancy stripe Worsted Cheviot Suits, worth KS3 \§&wf _,B *__P
ii |jjlI IfWv $12-00 and $14-00. Also plain and fancy Cas- . ■_r7im
Hi WlI II^M simeres and Worsteds. Introductory, sale ~_\L W
: ; , 1 |B»^ Men's Pants S____i___ \ Boys' School Suits ,
ItICbI -^ *3U 1 i-3 A ?Tand introductory sale of New
. „<,„„ , Fall and Winter Suits, values that
will surprise you. $12.00 quality heavy rib Blue r _^ __-.
Serge Suits, double and single breasted styles. %|^ _t -J CI
Fine fancy stripe Worsted Cheviot Suits, worth Sj3 W # / vl
$12.00 and $14.00. Also plain and fancy Cas- (f^k
simeres and Worsteds. Introductory sale =tt ■
Men's Pants 2_S__i „_ I Boys' School Suits
•' 1 Hill - stripe and check -patterns, . strong j| Heavy all wool Scotch cheviot school
fll I and well made, /Kg __w BEST ![ suits,dark mixed m+\ r~a_ _*-% __*■
IrHr'"' '^'- $2.50 quality, t^l /■'.£*■ !; and plaid pat- %C 1 fm\ X
IBvllllf ;■■•':. 5pecia1......... V|^l« § V-^* { terns,s3.so qual. AjJ j__r%\P **sj
- 'Ifll Men's Shirts he2tl Boys' School Pants .
___})! _ml - made $1.00 black sateen shirt in the S All-Wool School Pants—made with
m^^^hm^^ city, reinforced front w t__r < double seat and knees; m g-±
dmr and back, A v\f°* > -hecks, stripes and plain ___\_%Lf>
*" special .. § \-*V V/ ) cclors; h'vy weight; spl. BV_J^
MEN'S 11 Fall style Black Fe-;! New shapes in soft) The finest quality v^~^_a
!;dora Hats—a good;! and stiff Hats, black and best style $2.50 /f^ *&.
.''■■■ HATS?solid fur hat with* and all the latest col- $ Hats in the city All [^- -9gy
M c extra good quality;! ors, $2.00 and $2.50}^ neW e^uafto stlff V3W
»t _„ * i, . . „ . , ' , .v/v#.a_i%_ »*w, grapes; equal to any ~o& fa
NeW StyleS,!; trimming. Special, !; qualities. Special, < $3.50 Hat, W JJ
Popular l-00 $|.50 $2-50 4$
Prices.l § oHJ^^ j |©o*^ * ovJ^
John Earnest of Hudson, Wis.,
Nearly Lost Both.
They Admit Having Separated Earn
est From His Money— Their
Male Accomplice Wanted.
,If the story he told the police la
trustworthy, John Earnest of Hudson,
Wis., who came to Minneapolis yesterday
on business, was the victim of robbery
and attempted murder last night. Two
women, habitues of lower town resorts,
were arrested this morning, and at the
Central station they confessed complicity
in the robbery and gave up ■ part of the
stolen money. Detectives say they will
have their male confederate in custody
before night. 7 < ... „ ■•'if "'A
v Earnest fell in with a stranger in a
Hennepin avenu* saloon last evening.
The latter, with a show of good fellow
ship and a liberal purchase of drinks,
soon ingratiated himself in the visitor's
favor. < Later, Earnest says, his newly
made acquaintance lured him to a room
In a Second avenue S lodging-house.
near the corner o/ Fourth street, where
his • friend . and two women robed him of
$40. They remained in the ' room until
late, drinking and carousing, until
Earnest fell asleep. The robbers, accord
ing to the victim, then tried to make way
with -him. They closed the . windows,
turned on the gas, shut the door and left
him to die.' ;: -: '
About 1:30 a. m. the proprietress of the
lodging-house smelled the gas and broke
into the room. She threw open the win
dows and turned off the Jet, and after the
room was partially cleared of the deadly
odor, attempted to arouse the sleeper,
but was unable to do so. > v
Earnest Finds Himself.
He had not been in . the room long
enough to become. asphyxiated. About
4:30 a. m. he awoke, but was unable to
grips in each [ hand and worked his way
through the crowd to the waiting room
while many of his acquaintances looked
on in amusement. After depositing the
luggage in one of the seats the governor
was about to bow himself away when one
of the ladies asked who it was they were
indebted to for such a kind service.
"The governor of the state, madam,"
replied the governor. "I am pleased to be
given the opportunity to redeem the west
ern man in your estimation. You see out
here the '. men are busy earning their liv
ing and in • the general hustle they occa
sionally stepson their neighbor's toes."
7 The ; governor was almost out of the
building before the ladies had recovered
breath. The older one of the two finally
said: > „-7-7
"Gracious, Mary, but we would be a
long time in New York before we would
have our luggage carried by the governor
of the state."
close at hand, said that Alderman Nelson
was informed of the fact that the charge
would be $2 per day, for he himself had
given Nelson; the ; information. Moreover,
he then told Nelson, that if he did not ap
prove of that. figure the department could
look somewhere else for a horse. The
eleventh ward man said it ■ was no such
thing. . * The ; first warder then came back
harder than ever, and at the next ex
change jumped out of bis chair and stalked
over, in front ' of the other in Imitation af
a man ready for business. Alderman Nel
son evidently took it that way, for he in
turn got out of hie seat with alacrity, and
for a moment the two big men stood con
fronting each other. ,
The other '^ members of the committee
arose at this juncture and the belligerent
dads were Induced to take their corners.
The committee then proceeded to 0. K. the
bill. VJ.t_«_Wfr*«*
and! must - have =: gone out of the room
through an open door, as no trace of it
.was found except the hole in * the plaster
ing. ■'.*■-■: :'--■"■■/:-
I ■% Two i "children Jin the '; next - house, oc
cupied by "a * family named Gebfard, were
rendered unconscious by the bolt, and did'
not come to *; for fifteen * minutes. They;
suffered "no permanent 7. injury, however.
; The two *** houses ''•:: are c seventy-five feet
I apart, but t the Hageman children : escaped '
unscatched, while;the Gebfard \ little "' ones
were » knocked % unconscious, , despite the
fact J that it was the Hageman house' that
was struck. '
I Fresh churned' Creamery Butter HJJH
lin 3 and 5-lb. jars, e%a%\_^ 'Sm
per lb., s£ußff_ HH
I only ammmAwejf i
I Big lots of fresh sweet Dairy But- jjpNl
I ter at prices in proportion. £j|a
I Good Wisconsin Full a M \WhZi
| Cream Cheese, per _g {J ___j
I Special for Sunday—Vanilla with I.V
English Walnuts. ■ jSfg
! One r\ _ I Two __— §___
| quart. dUfi | quarts. 5©C Eg
309 Hennepin Ay. |\| J
I Telephone 914.
move for some time, and it was not un
til after 5 o'clock that he got down to the
police station to tell his story. The offi
cers procured a good description of the
man and women, and in a few hours had
the women under arrest. One of the
women disclaims any connection with
tenderloin places, and says she lives with
her. parents in North Minneapolis. She
had met her companion, she said, only
the night before, and had been introduced
by her to become a party to the crime.
The girls had about $30 with them when
Cleveland and Return 914.82 -via
"The Milwaukee."
On Sept. 7th, Bth and 9th the Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry. will sell round
trip tickets from Twin Cities to Cleve
land, Ohio, for National Encampment, G.
a. R., at $14.82.
Good for return until Sept. 15, and by
deposit of ticket and payment of 50c, un
til Oct. Bth.
These tickets good on celebrated Pio
-1 neer Limited.
For detailed information, train sched
ules, etc., apply at "Milwaukee" offices, or
write J. T. Conley, Asst. Gen. Pass. Agent,
St. Paul.
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3 New Fall J
© HI h " B fa '■_"'* ®
I Haberdashery j
• New mat Barnaby & Co. 's J
£ We wish to announce that all of our lines of Neckwear,
A Hosiery, Gloves and Handkerchiefs for the Fall trade are now A
PI in. They are the latest things from the Broadway fashion cen- **%
*z ters of New York and cannot be excelled in excellence by any J
_9 retail establishment in that city. ®
0 ' ©
• Our Fall Stock of Underwear®
©Is all in and comprises lines in all grades to suit everybody's©
A idea and purse. *Vy-;-''• _§§T a
© We are making a great feature this fall of imported House Robes ©
• and Bath Robes, Night Robes, Steamer Rugs and Pajamas, which are A
_ :our own exclusive patterns.l If you want something nice see them. *■*
j ; —-r~^-THE NEW \., tr —7 ©
• ™» w Manhattan Shirts A,£„„.§
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%E.G. BARNABY & G0.,%
8 *i Hatters and Haberdashers, 3
• Nicollet Avenue, ~~ §
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Sk'- Barnaby'm g
:©*.:.:- at Fourth Street ass ©
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Our Ice =
Cream Neapolitan
*_, » » BRICK.
Special —
Vanilla, Chocolate, £& A
Nut. Regular 40c if If*
quart, special, qt .. . VVb
Two quarts, 5©C.
City and country orders promptly
filled and special attention, given to
country dealers' trade. Orders de
livered on Sundays. Telephone on
both lines, 868 Main.
Ives Ice Cream Co.
■ 213-215 Second Aye. S. E.
Manhattan Shins
Men's Toggery
Soo Line Tld-Blta.
Buffalo and return, $20.
Sault Ste. Marie and Mackinac and re
turn, $13.50, Tuesdays and Fridays.
Cleveland and return, $14.82, G. A. R.
encampment. Tickets on sale Sept. 6-11.
New York and return, $42.60.
Soo Line Ticket Office, 119 3d st S.

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