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CITY NEWS
His Foot Crashed—Harry lkberg, a
boy of 10 years, was struck by a Milwaukee
train In the Milwaukee yards yesterday.
His right loot was crushed and.will have 10
be amputated. .
Two Women Arrested— Gardner
and Eva Smith were taken in by officers this
afternoon, charged with robbing J. J. Miller,
of Park Kapids. Mr. Miller says the women
enticed him into a room in the vicinity -of
Third avenue S and Fifth street, the other
night, and, after getting him drunk, took $50.
Sorting School Supplier— board
ef education has ' opened its new storeroom
on the grounds of Washington school. The
property of the board which hud been stored
in the old courthouse building has been re
moved to the new building, and the employes
are hard at work reducing chaos to a state
of order.
The \Vhiiipie Memorial— The time
for the Whipple memorial service in Minne
apolis -will not be determined until Bishop
Edsall arrives from San Francisco. He will
attend a meeting of the Daughters of the
King, at Trinity church, Oct. 31, and will
make an address. The memorial services
for Bishop \\'hipple, of Gethsemane church,
will be held the following evening.
Union Miaaiou Annual —The board of
directors of the Union Mission, 220-22:: Wash- i
ington avenue S, will hold their annual meet
ing and dinner. Oct. 29, at 6 o'clock, at the
mission. The board announces that it closes
the year without a deficit. Directors will
be elected to succeed George H. Miller, G. A.
Uraman, Frank R. Code, T. E. Hughes, J.
N. Galloway and Professor .1. C. Hutchinson.
Sewer Problem to Settle—There will
b» a special meeting of the waterworks and
newer and health ecrnmittees of the council
Nov. 6. for the purpose of considering means
of dealing with the unsanitary condition of
• affairs in the Eastman avenue district on Nic
ollet island. There is private sewer there
now and It is perennially in bad shape. Ac- j
cording to Health Commissioner Hall, it |
breeds typhoid and other diseases.
Fire Station Abandoned— The fire de- ]
" pertinent station on Third street between !
Nlcollet and First avenue S, was formally '
abandoned Tuesday afternoon. The water |
tower goes to the Holden street house and i
the chemical to the sewer barn back of the i
city lot on Fourth street N: The old build
ing has been used as a fire station for thirty
three years. The lot originally cost the city i
$3,000 and the building about ?S,OOO. The i
property sold for flfl.loo.
—a—
Left the Third In Luzon—Cap.taln
Frank B. McCoy. Third infantry, U. S. A.. '
who arrived in the city Tuesday, has been |
ordered to Milwaukee on recruiting service,
but will remain In Minneapolis several weeks j
before going there. He says that he left I
the Third regiment in Northern Luzon, com- j
fortably situated and with little to do, as j
there is now no lighting in that district of the I
Philippines. Captain McCoy Is now visiting
his family, which has been here ever since
the regiment left Fort Snelling.
G. S. Churchill Sole Owner — The
Nicollet- House drug store at 15 Washington
avenue S has been bought by G. S. Churchill.
For nineteen years the store was known as I
Webster & Churchill, but a year ago Mr. I
Webster retired, the firm being known as
Churchill & Scheldrup. By Mr. Scheldrup's
retirement the store will be operated exclu
sively by Mr. Churchill. This Is one of the
oldest and bsst-known drug stores in the' city,
and Mr. Churchill's hosts of friends will
wish him much good luck. ,
Quoit Club UaiHiupl — The Forest
Height.- Quoit Club held its third annual ban
quet last evening at Twentieth avenue N and
Irving. Seventy guests were present. C. E.
Kries was toastmaster. G. W. Jones, the
president, told of the work of the past year,
and E. B Wilson replied to the toast, "Quoits
and Its Claim as a Popular Game." A. J.
Slater gave reminiscences. During the eve
ning C. E. Allen entertained the company
-with piano music. Miss Olmstead, Miss Dun
dell and T. R. Hamilton sang Miss Kelly
guve a whistling solo, and the Messrs. Berry
man played a banjo duet.
XECROLOGICAL ,
JOSEPH HAMILTON, a well known
resident of St. Louis Park and one of the
early settlers in Hennepin county, was buried
at Lake wood cemetery Tuesday afternoon.
The '.-xerolses were in charge of the Knights
of Pythias. Hamilton was 65 years of age.
ENOS E. SANFORD-The funeral of the
late Enos E. Sanford took place from
the Advent church. Fourth avenue S and
Lake street, to-day at 10 a. m. Services
will be conducted by O. P. Morton Post G.
A. R. . :;;•-
HERMAN o. SHOL, died from paraly
sis, Oct. 19, at his place of business in Pri
berg, Otter Tail county, and was buried at
Fergus Falls, Oct. 22.
SAVE THE DOGS' HEADS
those: suspected of rabies
Dr. < orbett Has Trouble With Re
mains of the Canine That Bit
Kurik Mlja.
Owing to the mutilated condition of the
brains of the supposedly mad dog that bit
the Lilja child on Monday, Dr. J. P. Cor
bett, the city bacteriologist, will be un
able to announce any immediate conclu
sion concerning the actual condition of
the dog. He had hopes of making a suc
cessful experiment which would deter
mine at once whether the dog was suf
fering from rabies, but the head was so
mutilated as to make this impossible.
The only recourse left was to inoculate two
rabbits with some of the brain substance
and wait for developments. One of the
rabbits died from the shock of the in
oculation. It will take fourteen days to
complete the test on the other one.
Dr. Corbett suggests that in future
case of suspected rabies the animal be
secured alive, if possible, but If neces
sary to kill it the head should be pre
served intact.
>Ijbu^pinion"
Dr. Geo. E. Vincent's Second Lecture
on the Subject.
Dr. Geo. E. Vincent will give the second
lecture in the series on "Public Opinion,"
at the Unitarian church, Saturday night.
The subject is 'The Mechanism of Public
Opinion," and the lecturer will discuss
the dependence of public opinion on means
of communication; modern tendencies to
civilization in communication; the organi
zation of the press; the machinery of po
litical parties; the organization of public
■peaking; the educational system; the or
ganization of social Intercourse; and the
rapidity and eactent of modern communi
cation. Dr. Vincent brings to their dis
cussion a vigorous, alert mind and a
charming wit. Those who heard the first
lecture of the course are anticipating a
delightful evening and it is expected that
many more will hear this most able
speaker at that time.
ODr. Vincent lectures Sunday afternoon
at 3:30 at the Unitarian church on "St.
Augustine's City of God."
COMMITTED FOR TRIAL
J. B. Thompson of Winnipeg Al
leged Accomplice of Mall Robber.
Special to The Journal.
Winnipeg, Man., Oct. 24.— J. B. Thomp
son of the Club Cigar store has been com
mitted for trial on a charge of receiving
$1,800 stolen from the mails by John
Palk, who confessed. The case occupied
the court five days.
The Canadian Pacific road has received
reports from all points in Manitoba and
the northwest as to threshing results.
These greatly minimize the danger by
bad weather and the crop as a rule will
grade No. 1 northern. The yield will aver
age about twenty-three bushels to the
acre.
CASTOR IA
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the sj? .V/f*_^* "
Signature of '•W<l&%£rCCC£ftjt.t'
' ■'■' i i _ ■' . ■ ■
STRIKE CALLED OFF
Building Trades Council Allows
Men to Resume Work.
DISPUTE WILL RE ARBITRATED
Seeedlns Plumbeia Xot Bound to Re-
Mimit- Membership in the Maa
lit« Aaaoeiatlon.
The strike of the building trades was of I
brief duration. All the men out on the \
Jobs where either Kelly & Co. or Wilkins |
& Co. h,ave the plumbing contracts, went j
back to work yesterday on orders
from the Building Trades Council, and
will remain at work pending an arrange- j
ment to. sottle difficulties by arbitration. |
Both sides to the controversy were j
anxious for an amicable settlement, and i
they got together this morning with the
above results. Three of the officials of |
the Building Trades Council and Messrs. j
Wilkins and Kelly were the parties to 1 the
conference, which closed with an agree- j
meat signed by all of the above to submit
the general question to arbitration. The
scheme call? for the selection of three .
arbitrators, one named by the Building:
Trades Council, one by the two seceding
plumbing firms, and tlie third one by the
two men first selected. The committee j
is empowered to investigate the situation,
In all its details and the parties to the j
agreement bind themselves to accept the |
committee'! verdict.
It was nominated in the agreement that!
all the men who went out should return
to their old jobs at once.
All parties to the agreement are reti
cent concerning the details of the ar-1
rangement. It Is understood, however, |
that Messrs. Wilkins and Kelly are not in :
any way bound to go back into the Master '
Plumbers' association, nor is the Building
Trades Council officially to recognize the j
new plumbers' union.
It is the general belief in labor cir- j
cles that the settlement was most timely :
in the Interests of the Building Trades
Council. Many of the membars of the al
lied trades who had left their pobs on the I
order of the council were getting restive !
and the claim is made authoritatively that j
they could not have been held up to the
rack much longer.
They made the point that in ordering i
them out without notice or without action
by the individual unions, the council had
exceeded its authority, and there was a
strong movement on foot to fall the coun
cil to account at the coming meetings of
some of the individual unions. The car
penters, probably unwittingly, put them
selves in an embarrassing position with
the Master Builders' association by leav
ing their posts without the formality of
the twenty-four hours' notice required in
the agreement between the union and the
association. The Master Builders' asso
ciation, at its meeting last night, brought
up this point and by resolution instructed
the secretary to inform the carpenters'
union of its lapse from the spirit and let- ■
ter of the agreement with the association j
made at the conclusion of the troubles of I
last spring. Otherwise the association re
fused to take any part in the present
labor controversy.
ALL IN SAME BOAT
Short Crops Affect All the Western
Roads Alike.
CAUSING DECREASE IN EARNINGS
Increaae In Great Northern Expenaea
Due to an Overhauling
of Property.
One of the direct and far reaching ef
fects of a crop failure In the northwest is
the greatly reduced earnings of the rail
roads, particularly of those lines which
traverse the wheat fields.
The annual report of three of the great
grain carrying lines show a heavy falling
off in earnings because of the crop failure.
the importance of the reduction to each
road being emphasized et the beginning
of the reports.
The annual report of the Soo for the year
ending June 30 calls immediate attention
to "the large decrease in gross earnings
and surplus occasioned by the disastrous
failure of the grain crop of 1900 on the
line west of Minneapolis." This grain
shortage and the loss of traffic incident
thereto is estimated at $750,000.
The annual report of the Northern Pa
cific, issued a short time ago, also makes
prominent mention of the heavy loss sus
tained by that corporation by reason of the
crop failure. The report says:
At the close of the last fiscal year it Was
estimated that the gross revenue of the com
pany would reduce this year,on account of tho
failure of the wheat and other crops in Mani
toba, Minnesota and North Dakota. This
proved to be the case even to a greater extent
than anticipated, and we are unable, In conse
quence, to set aside so large sums of money
from the net income for the Improvement of
the property.
The report adds that the excellent busi
ness which has prevailed in the territory,
not greatly affected by the failure, enabled
the road to increase its gross revenue over
that of 1899 by $514,000. The increase in
gross revenue this year amounts to
$2,339,665.86.
The report of the Great Northern just
issued shows that road also to have been
hit by the crop failure. President Hill go
ing somewhat more Into detail to show
the decrease in gross revenue. He says
that "more than 31,000,000 less bushels of
wheat and flax were hauled in 1901 than
in 1900," a traffic condition which de
creased the earnings by $2,897,727.25.
Why G. N. Expenses Are Heavy.
The Great Northern report also shows
operating expenses in excess of those of
the Northern Pacific. This increase is
due to an elaborate overhauling of the
property which was essential to bring it
up to the modern railroad standard.
When Mr. Hill executed his daring
project of bunding another transconti
nental line linking the twin cities with
the Pacific coast, he used the material at
his command. Since success has crowned,
his gigantic undertaking, he has been
compelled to make heavy renewals con
stantly in order that his road might con
form to the high standard set by his com
petitors. This he has accomplished by the
expenditure of a vast amount of money
to the mutual advantage of the property
and the patrons of the road.
All three of the reports quoted re
mark a healthy condition of affairs with
the single exception of the crop failure.
The roads have bean strengthened in
every way and the volume of business
bringing in abundant revenue from other
sources than the grain traffic is enormous.
They fully justify the optimistic utter
ances of Messrs. Hill, Mellen and Lowry
that the railroads are sharing in the gen
eral prosperity of the country.
MINNESOTANS PROSPER
The "Colony" at Seattle Reports Ita
Memberi Flourishing.
The latest advices from the Minnesota
colony at Seattle are that the Mlnnesotansj
are all getting along well. Ex-Alderman j
Durnam'a saloon is one of the popular re
sorts of the city, and has a business that
keeps him busy twenty-four hours In the
day and 365 days in the year. Durnam'i
eldest son, whom the Minnesota doctors,
declared to be at death's door from con-;
sumption, has become robust In health, j
and Mrs. Durnam, long an invalid, has
gained twenty pounds and Is in better
health thanl for many years.
Another Minneapolis ex-alderman, Fred
Swartz, also of the third ward, is running
a lumber mill and camp near Seattle and
reaping rich rewards, while Colonel M.
W. Glenn has married a wealthy Seattle
widow and lives in peace and luxury in a
well-appointed home out la the suburbs.
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOUKNAL.
GOES BACK TO HUBBY
A Runaway Wife From St. Cloud Is
Now Repentant.
SHE ELOPED WITH A BUTCHER
The Huaband Sent au Agent After
Her and Foand Her
Here.
An elopement of two St. Cloud persons
was cut short in Minneapolis at 2 o'clock
yesterday. The runaways, Joseph
Swedolder, a butcher, and Mrs. Adam
Stringer, are both married. Tiring of
their respective life partners and decid
ing on their own affinity, ihey planned to
leave their own homes clandestinely and
make for themselves a new one. They
took the train from St. Cloud last night
and came to Minneapolis. They believed
their departure was unknown to the peo
ple of the town.
It was not long, however, until the
abandoned husband and wife,each of whom
was left with two children, discovered the
game and Mr. Stringer put a man on the
track of his wife. He learned that they
had come to Minneapolis, and followed
them. Arriving here this forenoon he told
his tale to the police and Detectives Nor
beck and De Laittre were assigned to the
task of finding the elopers.
They found Mrs. Stringer at 208 Third
street N, and as they were going down
stairs with her they ran into Swedolder,
who, in his attempt to convince the offi
cers that they had the wrong woman,
disclosed his own identity, and he, too,
was taken into custody.
When the man and woman were taken
to police headquarters they both seemed
to repent of their action, and both ex
pressed willingness to return to St. Cloud
with the man engaged by Mrs. Stringer's
husband. They explained that their home
life had not been happy, and Mrs. Stringer
said her husband had threatened to take
her life and that she ran away. The St.
Cloud man who came to Minneapolis,
however, said there was no truth in her
story.
The would-be elopers were taken back
this afternoon.
SETH ABBOTT DEAD
The Great Singer's Father Answered
Final Summons Yesterday.
ONCE PROMINENT IN THIS CITY
He Always Went to the Theater to
Heuf "Km" Sins ••l.n«t Roue
Of Summer."
Seth Abbott, father of the late Emma
Abbott, the great prima donna, died last
night at Chicago, at the age of 84 years.
Seth Abbott was well known in Minne
apolis a decade ago. He came here about
1878 and was engaged in the real estate
business all through the boom days, when
fortunes were made and lost in a night.
He lived in Minneapolis until 1890, when
he left town as mysteriously as he had ar
rived a dozen years before. Even his
business associates who had been more or
less familiar with him in the old days,
heard almost nothing of him from that
day to this, when news of his death was
flashed over the wire.
Among the older school of real estate
men who remember Mr. Abbott are J. F.
Conklln, John Randall and E. W. Herrick
of Temple Court. Mr. Herrick owned the
old Academy of Music, which stood on the
present site of Temple court, and was
burned in the early eighties. Mr. Conk*
lin 1 owned the old Grand opera-house.
They both call to mind the little oli
man—he was getting on in years in those
days—who never failed to "strike them
for a pass" the week before his daughter's
annual engagement was announced.
"Em's eomin' next week," was his in
variable explanation, and he always got
a pass, which meant the best box in the
house for himself and friends.
He seldom went to the theater when
other attractions were billed, but he
didn't miss a performance while his gifted
daughter was singing "The Last Rose of
Summer."
Before coming to Minneapolis Seth Ab
bott was a country singing master, and
he used to go the rounds through the
western states giving concerts^with little
' Emma, whose young voice then gave
promise of its future possibilities.
She was well on .the road to success
when he came to Minneapolis, and is said
to have furnished him with all the money
for his real estate ventures. He had little
faculty for making money. Like Colonel
Sellers, there was always "millions in it"
from his viewpoint, but he generally
stood to lose on .the wrong side of the
market.
Mr. Abbott was a great believer in Min
neapolis real estate, in proof of which
he platted Emma Abbott park, near the
Lyndale farm and Mendelssohn Park, near
Hopkins, property for which there has
been much demand.
Said Mr. Conklin to-day:
He thought the world of Emma Abbott
and she thought the same of him. I believe
the happiest momenta of her life were those
spent with the simple, honest old fellow
when she came to town. She allowed him
several thousand dollars during her life and
left him a liberal bequest at her death. He
had no idea of the value of money. I re
member that she always called him "pa."
When the drop came in real estate, Abbott
lost what little property he had, and I gue3g
that discouraged him. Anyway, he left
town soon after.
NO VACANCY CREATED
Registrar Johnson's Opinion as to
Gor. Plllsbnry's Place.
Registrar Johnson of the university
holds that no vacancy was created in the
board of regents by the death of Governor
Piilsbury. In speaking of the matter to
day he said:
"Last year I compiled a pamphlet show
ing the succession in the board of re
gents. In this the law of 1895 was quoted.
In the law it is expressly stated that the
board shall consist of the governor of
the state, the state superintendent of
schools, the president of the university
and John S. Piilsbury 'for and during his
good pleasure as an honorary member.'
The remaining nine members, it is said,
Bhall be appointed by the governor. Fur
ther, it is stated that if any of the flrst
named places shall be abolished the gov
ernor la not to appoint another member
to the board of regents. The purpose of
the law was to honor Governor Piilsbury,
and in my opinion no vacancy* was cre
ated by hia death."
■ Macalester college will this year be the
convention place of Christian Associations
of College Young Women. There are twelve
of these associations at the colleges and
universities in the state and upwards of 200
delegates will assemble at Macalester on Fri
day for the annual meeting. About forty
delegates will go from the Y. W. C. A. of
the University of Minnesota. Among the
speakers will be Miss E. K. Price, national
student secretary; Harriet Taylor, national
general secretary; Ruth Paxton, state secre
tary, and W. B. Pettus. The convention will
continue through Sunday.
Not Pleased With Award.
Neither Emilia Knoblauch nor the Omaha
1 railway Is satisfied with the award made
I by the commissioners in the condemnation
proceedings for the land Bought by the Omaha
railway for its terminals in North Minne
apolis and hence the matter has been turned
over to a Jury. The commissioners appraised
i the property, which is at First street between
Fifteenth and Sixteenth avenues N, at $5 500
1 and an appeal was taken. The Jury sworn in
i the case visited the property this mc'rnlng
I accompanied by a deputy sheriff and the at
torpeys of the litigants.
Forgery Ia Alleged.
In a suit brought by the Minneapolis Dry
Goods company against Ernil W. Mau to re
cover $83.33 on a check, it is alleged that the
check is a forgery. It purports to.have been
drawn by the Scanlon-Qlpsou Lumber com
pany on the Security bank and the allegation
is that the signature of the lumber company
ia forged.
TO HONOR COMRADE M CKINLEY
Commander-in-Chief of the G. A. R. Asks for Subscriptions
for a Memorial at Canton, Ohio.
Comander-in-Chief Ell Torranee has Is
sued the following circular letter solicit
ing contributions for the purpose of erect
! ing a suitable memorial at Canton, Ohio,
in honor of Comrade William McKinley:
Headquarters, Grand Army of the Republic,
Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 18, 1901.
Circular Letter, No. I.—On the loth of Oc
tober, 1901, the, trusteees of the McKinky
I National Memorial Association, appointed by
i President Roosevelt, with the approval of
j Mrs. McKinley, met at Cleveland, Ohio, and
perfected an organization for the purpose of
erecting and maintaining at Canton, Ohio, a
suitable memorial to our beloved comrade,
William McKinley. It ie intended that the
memorial shall be In the highest sense the
I sincere expression of the love of the people
j for President McKinley and of their admira
tion for the qualities expressed 30 eminently
in his life and deeds. The memorial will
be erected at Canton, that city having been
his home throughout his public life and se
lected by him as his final resting-place.
While doubtless other memorials will be
erected in honor of the memory of the mar
tyred president, this one especially appeals
to his former comrades in arms, as It will
embody the love and sentiment of those who
Men Strike; Couldn't Smoke
The record breaking "pipe story" of the
season developed yesterday. Twelve stone
masons in the employ of Jones & Hartley,
stone contractors, 829 Seventeenth avenue
S, walked out yesterday because of an
order prohibiting smoking during work
ing hours.
Said Mr. Jones:
We employed these men to work, not to
RULER OF ALL ELKS
He Pays a Visit to Minneapolis
Lodge No. 44
AND IS SHOWN THE CITY OF FLOUR
Haa Great Thing* to Say of the
Order—A Day of Great
Feaittlnff.
C. E. Pickett of Waterloo, lowa, the
grand exalted ruler of the Elks, arrived
in Minneapolis yesterday over the
Great Western road. He was accompanied
by Fred C. Robertson, district deputy of
lowa, and C. L. Kingsley of Waterloo,
who is well known in Minneapolis. The
trio were met at the depot by Exalted
Ruler A. L. Hazer of Minneapolis Lodge
No. 44, and after breakfast at the West
Hotel were given a bird's eye view of the
Commercial Club, where they were in
troduced to many well known Minneap
olitans. After which they had luncheon.
"This eating habit is growing on me,"
remarked Mr. Pickett, as he sat down.
"I began to get hungry the moment we
crossed the Minnesota line. No use talk
ing, there must be something in the ozone
that is a minus quantity in lowa."
Mr. Pickett ate another luncheon this
afternoon and c hearty meal awaited him
at the Elk lodge, rooms again at 6 o'clock,
also an informal luncheon later.
Mr. Pickett was given a ride about
town yesterday. He went into rap
tures over the lakeshore drives about Cal
houn, Harriet and Lake of the Isles.
Later he had an opportunity to comment
admiringly on the city's magnificent resi
dences and the giant mills.
A Word About the Order.
This is Mr. Pickett's first visit to Min
neapolis since 1897, when he was a dele
gate to the grand lodge session of the
Elks. It was then that he broke into the
high councils of the order for the first
time and he attracted so much attention
at that time that the eyes of all Elkdom
have since been fastened on him. In
speaking of the order he said:
There is no more flourishing order in the
United States to-day than the Elks, and I
believe we are doing as much for the cause
of our common humanity as any other char
itable or benevolent organization in the
world. "To do good," that is our mission,
and we have a good time in doing so. Then
are to-day about 100,000 members, and while
other orders have larger memberships I doubt
if any of them are knit together by the close
ties of good fellowship which bind us to
each other. Our membership would prob
ably show larger gains, but for the fact that
we do not allow organizations in cities of
less than 6,000 inhabitants and that no city
can have more than one lodge. To-day we
have enrolled among us the very best brains
in the country, from both business and pro
fessional ranks.
I believe that A. B. Cummins of Dcs Moines
will be the next republican nominee for gov
ernor. He is one of the very ablest men
in lowa to-day. Republican victory is cer
tain and if Mr. Cummings gets the nomina
tion he will surely, be elected.
A New Elk.
D. E. Stifft, the western representative
of the Illinois Casing company, is in Min
neapolis and St. Paul on his way to the
Pacific coast. He was Initiated into the
Elks, St. Paul lodge No. 59, last Thurs
day evening, and afterwards entertained
his new brothers with a sleight-of-hand
performance. He will give another exhi
bition in St. Paul to-night In honor of
Pickett, grand elevated ruler. ■
GEN. WASHBURN HONORED
He In Made President of Convention
of tint vernal a.
General W. D. Washbum of Minneapo
lis was yesterday elected president of the
General Convention of the Universalists
at Buffalo for a term of two years, the |
other officers are: Vice president. Moses
M. Knowlton, of Massachusetts; secretary,
Rev. G. L. Demareat. D. D. of New Hamp
shire; treasurer, Mr. F. W. Wise of Mas
sachusetts; trustees for four years, Rev.
H. W. Rugg, D. D., of Rhode Island; Rev.
G. L. Perm, D. D., of Massachusetts;
Charles S. Forbes, of Maine; Charles H.
Russell of New York; Charles L. Hutch
tnson of Illinois. :
The next convention will be held In
Washington, D. C.
LOST KEY BLOCKS G A. R.
National G. A. R. headquarters are now
open and ready for business. The an-
nouncement in itself is not particularly
startling, but behind it there lies a story
that is not without its humorous features.
When Judge Ell Torrance was elected
comniander-tn-chief of the Grand Army of
the Republic, he announced that the head
quarters of the army would be trans
ferred to this city from St. Louis at once.
Rooms were secured in the Lumber Ex
change, a typewriter and other office fur
niture was installed, and S. H. Towler
was appointed adjutant general In charge
of headquarters. Everything, apparently,
was ready for the transaction of business.
However, the army records failed to ar
rive. Each Incoming mail brought a large
number of letters, but nothing could be
done in the absence of the records.
Finally a menage was sent to the former
were bound to him by the most tender ties,
and the commander-ln-chief earnestly re
quests that all members of the Grand Army
of the Republic contribute to this most
♦worthy and patriotic object.
It is not desired that large contributions
should be made, but it is sincerely hoped
that all will give something as an expres
sion of our love for our martyred comrade
and to emphasize our loyalty to American
institutions and our abhorrence of tbr.t
spirit of lawlessness which inspired the :;i
--sautt upon his life.
Contributions, accompanied with the name
and postoffice address of each contributor,
should be forwarded to Kyerson Ritchie,
secretary, Cleveland, Ohio, and in due tlino
souvenir certificates will be prepared and
issued to all donors to the fund, which will
be worthy of preservation as evidence of the
holder's participation in the work. Contri
butions may be made by individuals, or as
posts and remitted through post adjutants.
Let prompt action be taken.
—Ell Torranee,
Commander-in-Chief.
Official:
Silas H. Towler-,
Adjutant General.
smoke. We discovered that they were de
voting about a third of their time to smoking.
We gave them fair warning that they would
have to knock off at the pipe during hours or
work elsewhere, and they quit. We timed
six of them yesterday, and we found that
each lost five minutes smoking during a
given period.' That meant half an hour, and
as this happened four times we figured that
they wasted at least two out of the eight
working hours during the day.
TO FIX UP DETAILS
Sash and Door Trust Has Won Its
Main Battle.
BIG LA CROSSE CO. IN THE DEAL
An Official Announces the Fact—An
other La Croaae Company
Won't Go In.
With few exceptions Minneapolis sash
and door manufacturers decline to admit.
that they are pledged to sell out to the
trust. Some deny point blank, while one
says he is not in position to discuss the
matter. It is a fact, however, that the
local manufacturers were never before so
nearly unanimously favorable to the trust.
and inasmuch as the Minneapolis interests
bear a pivotal relation to the combine
their acquiescence assured its success.
That some deny is not surprising, for sev
eral have been promised larger stipends
and naturally wish to promote the most
favorable conditions for the combination.
There is still much work to be done be
fore the combine can be put on a working
basis. Plants must be carefully appraised,
the proportions of cash, preferred and
common stock to be paid for them must
be determined, the trade must be dis
tricted and the status of each plant de
cided as regards operation. The real bat
tle, however, has been to secure the
pledges of the various companies and this
has practically been accomplished.
La Crosse, another of the western sash
and door manufacturing centers, has felt
the Influence of the movement toward a
centralization. A dispatch from that
point to The Journal says that the
Segelke-Kohlpafis Manufacturing com
pany, one of the largest sash and door
concerns in Wisconsin, has joined the
trust. C. F. Segelke, treasurer of the
company, admits that the company has
Joined the combine, but declines to say
whether or not the company's action will
affect business in Le Crosse. William
Luening. secretary and treasurer of the
R. C. Kuhn Sash and Door company of the
same city, says his firm has not Joined
the trust and will not unless forced into
it.
SAMUEL E. ADAMS HONORED
Made l.t. Commander 33d Degree
Scottish Rite Mumotin.
Alderman Samuel E. Adams has been
elected lieutenantcommander of the thirty
third degree Scottish Rite Masons, and
thus becomes the second ranking Masonic
officer of the world. He succeeds Repre
sentative James D. Richardson, formerly
lieutenant commander, who has been act
ing as grand commander ever since the
death of Grand Commander T. H. Caswell,
and who has now been formally advanced
to that position. Martin Collins of St.
Louis has been chosen grand chancellor
and R. E. Fleming of Fargo, grand minis
ter of state.
Samuel E. Adams was the first Minne
sotan to become a thirty-third . degree
mason. Prior to his election as lieutenant
commander, he was chairman of the
finance committee, and in that capacity
has done much for the order. He was
born in Vermont, but came to Minneapolis
in 1855 and has since made this city his
home. He is a member of the city coun
cil, having been elected alderman from the
fourth ward.
AT HOME IN ISHPEMING
Mary Allenen, Charged With Killing
Her Child, la There.
A telegTam from Ishpeming, Mich., says
that Mary Almen Allenen, who is charged
with the murder of her 2-weeks-old babe
which was found In the river just above
St. Anthony Falls last Friday, is at her
home in that town, 554 Jasper street. She
arrived there last Friday. In the verdict
of the cornoer's Jury the woman is called
Mary Almen, that being the name she
gave the hospital people. It Is said that
a letter was rgfceived in Minneapolis from
her yesterday in which she said that her
child was quite 111 having caught cold on
the train.
Coroner Williams and County Attorney
Boardman have been in consultation re
garding the crime, but it is not known
what steps have been taken to arrest the
woman and bring her here. It is sup
posed the Ishpeming police will watch
her movements in the meantime.
adjutant general at St. Louis asking that
they be forwarded immediately.
In another week the records arrived,
packed in the strong box of the army.
Then a search was instituted for the key.
The adjutant general asked the command
er-ln-chlef, but he had not seen the miss
ing article and knew nothing of its where
abouts. The express company was in
terviewed, but denied all knowledge of the
key. It had never been delivered to their
company. Mr. Towlr wanted to get at
those records, but he didn't like to break
open the strong box; so he communicated
again with his predecessor in office.
After another delay the key arrived, the
strong box was unlocked and the organiza
tion was once more put on a business ba
sis. Missing keys have caused much
trouble before this, but it is doubtful
whether the loss of one key ever before
succeeded in tying up completely the busi
ness of an organisation having on its
rolls several hundred thousand members.
THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 24, 1901.
15 Minutes
sufficient to give you most
delicious tea biscuit using
Royal Baking Powder as di
rected. A pure, true leavener.
HIS CHARGE FALSE
Kennedy Dougan Withdraws Suit
for Divorce
AGAINST MRS. EMMA E. DOUGAN
The Witnesses Were Private Detec
tives—Plaintiff Says He Had
Been Misled.
Stricken with remorse and penitence,
Kennedy Dougan this morning called off
his divorce suit against Emma E. Dougan
after the trial had been in progress sev
eral days. He had accused his wife of in
fidelity aud was relying on the evidence
ot a number of private detectives to prove
his case.
The main witness was to have been
Charles S. Va.ugh.an, who had been "shad
owing" Mrs. Dougan for weeks. He was
sworn last Friday evening, but as the
hour was then very late, court was ad
journed before any evidence was taken.
When the trial was resumed, Mr. Vaughan
had left town, ostensibly on some very
important business. The charges of in
fidelity were based on the reports of other
private detectives, who had seen Mrs.
Dougan go to the residence of certain
well-known people. Dougan himself, on
the stand, said that he had seen his wife
riding with another man and one time
had caught her talking with a stranger
in a public office.
Mrs. Dougan, who is the daughter of
a professor in some college in Sweden,
admitted having gone everywhere that the
detectives claimed, but she declared it
was simply to make social calls on her
friends, whom she had known for a great
number of years. She admitted having
ridden with an old friend, and the
stranger she was talking with in her
office was an insurance agent. There were
swarms and swarms of witnesses of the
utmost respectability to testify to Mrs.
Dougan's good character, some of them
being well-known ladies in society.
When the ease was called yester-'
day Attorney Xye, appearing for the
plaintiff, moved that the case be dis
missed, stating that the charges were
false and that Mr. Dougan had been mis
led.
Mr. Dougan wanted to speak also, ap
parently to make a penitent confession
and apology, but Judge McGee per
emptorily dismissed the case and left the
bench. Mrs. Dougan was quite overcome
by her emotions.
DAMAGE CASES ARGIED
Verdict of SS.OOO for the Maren-
goea Wax Set Aside.
The damage cases of Agno and Camille
Marengo against the Great Northern rail
way were argued in the supreme court
this morning. The boy Camille was run
down by an engine between Twenty
second and Twenty-third avenues XE, and
father and son together got verdicts for
$8,000 damages. Th,ey were set aside by
[ the court. Frank T). Larrabee, for the
plaintiffs, appealed from the order, his
contention being that the company was
negligent in not fencing in its tracks.
SEXSATIOXAL CASE
>lr*. Rose McGregor Sues Jos. J. Mc-
Gregor for Divorce.
Joseph J. McGregor runs a saloon at
104 Henenpin avenue. His wife, Rose
McGregor, lives at 2906 E Twenty-sixth
street with their four children. Mrs.
McGregor has brought an action for di
vorce alleging cruel and inhuman treat
ment and infidelity. It is charged that
j Jan. 18, of last year, Mrs. McGregor and
! her son Joseph went to the saloon and
; found the proprietor and a certain woman
i who is named as co-respondent in the
| case, in scanty attire. There was a
! stormy scene and according to the allega
tions in the complaint McGregor drew his
revolver and fired three shots at the in
truders.
! Mr. McGregor has applied to the court
for an injunction against Michael Kelley
and Thomas Callan to restrain them from
going to his house and conveying liquor
to his wife and children. They are ac
cused of singing ribald songs about the
premises, using profane language and de
moralizing the whole family. Kelley
iis McGregor's son-in-law, and Callen is
Mrs. McGregor's brother.
Dobbyn Mandamus Dropped.
| The mandamus proceedings instituted by
i William R. Dobbyn to secure the admission
of his son Into the public schools without
j submitting to vaccination, have been quashed
by Judge Elliott on the presentation of a
stipulation between Mr. Dobbvn and the
board of education for a dismissal of the
case. *
Bers Cane \olled.
County Attorney Boanjman has nolled the
case against Ole J. Berg, indicted at the
instance of the state medical board for prac
ticing medicine without a license. The case
is a relic of a former administration and
has been continued from term to term, but
no satisfactory evidence has been brought
to light.
NORDICA *^3^r^—^flL
in her drawing-room abroad is ffl Sfffl 4
surrounded by many souvenirs Il!)sSUi^kj
of her native land. WKll
Prominent among these is * kM-MbilufHi
KIMBALL |ji\
PIANO liSI
to the accompaniment of which vmJm&SS^S^' '
■he studies her roles.
W. W. KIMBALL COMPANY
Established 185T
Factory Branch, 715 Nicollet Ay. c- AS;S ORPt
BEAUTY.
No Other Word Describes
This Chafing Dish.
We h»vp .iie finest lint* in the city —
; see a few samples {£* /-* mm mm ~
in the window— rh^ /j Up
prices from * " v-r
TABLE CUTLERY.
!We have always been head- g^
! quarters for these goods; stag Cl r#C
i handle warranted steel, only
w.H.MorisoDsco.
HARDWARE,
247-240 Mioollet Avenue.
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
FLESH, WHITE OR BRUNETTE SHADES
are supplied In that useful, exquisite toilet
article, Satin-Skin Powder. Sr
WANT TO BUY SECOND-HAND OVER
coat in good repair; 40 chest measure; also
business suit. Address M. Jerome, ?sti 6th
ay S.
ALL KINDS REPAIRING. SOLDERING,
light job work; stoves remounted, etc., at
in shop, 256 6:h ay S. .1. Lathrop.
NELSON SPEAKS IN IOWA
2.000 HEAR HIM AT \ORTIIWOOD
Policies and Failures of the Party
of Bryan Reviewed at
I.eiiKtli-
Special to The Journal.
Xorthwocd, lowa. Oct. 24.—Upward at
2,000 people greeted Senator Knute Nelson
here yesterday afternoon when he opened
the republican campaign in this city. The
senator arrived on the lowa Central from
the north and was escorted to the, stand
by prominent republicans. He was intro
duced by Congressman Q. N. Haugen. who
spoke of him as one of the most useful
members of the upper national house, a
man of high ideas and noble purposes,
with wide experience and broad, states
manlike views.
Mr. Nelson paid a pretty tribute to
lowa, her material resources, intelligence
and loyal republicanism. He referred to
the great sorrow which the nation had
just passed through, and eugolized the
dead president and his life and work..
The senator then passed in rapid review
the conditions following democratic as
cendency in 1892, the financial stringency
and industrial prostration as the result of
tariff meddling, contrasted conditions then
to present ones, referred to the free silver
issue of 1896 and the bugaboos of imperi
alism and militarism of 1900, all dead and
buried with Brother Bryan.
.He paid a touching tribute to the com
rades of the G. A. R. The day was ideally
beautiful and the exercises were held in
the park. The speech made a fine impres
sion and the crowd was enthusiastic.
GRAIN TRADE HAMPERED
Scarcity of Cars the Came—Heavy;
Floor Shipments.
The scarcity of cars is being, felt se
riously in the grain trade. The railroads
are being importuned by grain men on
eveVy hand for more cars ■to move In
wheat and flax, and while some relief is
promised soon, the situation at the mo
ment is very trying. One reason for tha
shortage is found in the increase in gen
eral shipments out of Minneapolis east.
Nearly every leading line of merchandise
shows a heavier outward movement. This
takes numbers of cars out daily, the bulk
going eastward. This tends to aggravate
the situation. The heaviest Increase ts
in flour. A week ago Monday the mills
..sent out over 100,000 barrels, and on Mon
day last 85,000 barrels were shipped.
Flour shipments to-day were 80,371 bar
rels.. Railroad men say that the grain
movement ordinarily should make car
load receipts at Minneapolis at this time
run far in excess of car shipments. At
present, however, the general outward
movement of merchandise is nearly equal
to the Inward movement. For the week
ending Oct. 19, receipts were 6.717 cars,
and during the same period 6,220 car*
went out.

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