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CITY NEWS STILL H4IPIN6 ON HORSES CANTERBURY GETS AFTER DWYER The Alderman Denies an Interview, bnt Reiterates It, and the Chief Is Satisfied. Chief Canterbury faced Alderman Dwyer of the fire department committee this morning in an effort to get a satisfactory explanation of recent remarks reflecting on the fire chief's truthfulness. The tenth ward alderman was quoted as saying that the chief had prevaricated in a matter Involving the purchase of fire depart ment horses. Chief Canterbury asked for an explanation. Alderman Dwyer denied the accuracy of the interview, but admitted that he had made statements just as bad or worse In the presence of the committee. He de cided, moreover, that he was still convinced >siat he was right. While there was little satisfaction apparent ly in the explanation, the chief accepted It graciously. Chief Canterbury made a detailed report of the situation in the department as to horses. Eleven died during the year and eight or ten others are unfit for duty. Ten of the eleven deaths occurred in a single day, during the heated spell last summer. In each case heat exhaustion after hard runs was The direct cause. The committee ordered all bills for Novem ber and December held over until next year. The purpose of this order is to give the em ployes of the department the exclusive benefit Of the remainder of the appropriation, which ! this year will be about $6,000 short. The best the police force can hope for De camber Is. BO per cent of their stipend. NEW FUMIGATORS BPhey're So Simple That One Man Can Operate Several. The .health department has just laid in a stock of fifty new style house fumigators, and they will be put in use at once. The new fumigator is an extremely simple, inexpensive apparatus, and it will be a great labor saver to the department, as one man can operate half a dozen at a time Instead of one, as heretofore. The new fumigator consists pri marily of an alcohol lamp about the size and shape of a harvester oil can. This is used to heat a small tin can placed on a zinc tri pod. The formaldehyde, instead of being in liquid form as heretofore, is contained in a ■mall pastille. This is placed in the can and covered with a fine sieve, and it dissolves into gas slowly under the action of'the heat. The Inspector will leave one of the machines in operation at & house and then go on to a number of others, finally returning over the route to pick -up the fumigators after they have done their work. Under the new sys tem one man can do four or five times as much work as at present. The new fumiga tor Is in large part the invention of Harry Luxton, chief sanitary inspector of the de- : partment. i |BSSBBB»BSBSBBBB»SBSSBBBBSBBSas*SBS»BBBBB»SBBSB% State Capitol News ■ J JONES FOR RECIPROCITY Senator From Todd Hopes for Re vision This Winter. Senator J. D. Jones of Long Prairie was at the capitol this morning. He leaves to-night for Washington, where he has some business in the departments, not of sufficient importance to talk about, he says. "It is not in connection with my 'gun shoe' campaign for congress, either," said Senator Jones. "I am not a candidate, and have not been anywhere. There has been enough talk to justify what you said in The Journal, hut I still decline to take the matter seriously." Senator Jones hopes congress will take some action with regard to tariff revision. He said: "The sentiment of my section does not favor 'letting well enough alone.' The Dingley tariff is not adapted to conditions as they exist now." SUMMERS GOES BACK Supreme Court Dismisses the Habeas Corpus Proceeding;. Henry Summers must go hack to Bo livia, Term., to stand trial for murder. Bummers is the colored man now held in St. Paul. He was arrested last Septem her for a deed committed over a year ago, and has 'been fighting extradition ever since. His last hope was dashed by the supreme court this morning. The decision of the lower court, dismissing the writ of habeas corpus, was affirmed, and Sum mers will be turned over to-day to the Tennessee authorities. SUMMER SCHOOL FIGURES State Paid $32,070.32 for Training: of Teaohers This Year. Figures have been compiled by the state superintendent of schools, showing the attendance at the summer schools this ] Bion six weeks. . ~-,. The total enrollment at the state uni versity summer school was 931, of whom 295 held first grade certificates, 312 sec-1 ond grade, and 45 third grade. There | were 386 high school graduates, 166 1 graduates of normal schools, and 108 col lege graduates. The cost of the school was $7,205.01. The other 47 training schools had an en rollment of 4,231, and an average attend ance of 3,218. There were 238 who held first grade certificates, 1,888 second grade, and 702 third grade. High school gradu ates numbered 882, normal school gradu ates 35. The total cost was $24,415.96. These schools held for four weeks, while the university training school was in ses sion, six weeks. Seven teachers' institutes, in session one week each, had an enrollment of 271, and cost $592.01. .- The total expense of summer school work was $32,679.32, divided as follows: Training schools -. $31,620.97 Institutes 592.61 Lecture work 339.70 Two inspectors 626.64 The annual appropriation for summer ■chool work Is $30,000, but $3,000 was left over from last year. There is a balance remaining in the fund of $320.68. yif\ MAY GET THERE NEXT TIME Frank of Butte, Candidate for Sen- ator. Makes a Half Million. Special to The Journal. Butte, Mcnt., Nov. 28.— H. L. Frank, tha mining man who was a candidate for the United States senate last winter, has sold a two-fifths interest ln the coal mines in British Columbia to the Canadian Pacific railroad for half a million dollars. HEART WAS BROKEN Young; Woman Kills Herself Be cause of Unrequited Love. Racine, Wis., Nov. 28.—Florence Blake, 22 years of age, died in a hospital early this morning from the effects of a dose of arsenic taken last Sunday evening with suicidal in tent. The act was committed because of the refusal of a young man of this city to marry her. A GOOD DREAMER. Detroit Free Press. "May I dream that you will be mine?" pleaded St. Clair Maginnis, addressing the fair Minerva McGlllicuddy. "Really, Mr. Maginnis," repeated the state ly girl, "I should not presume to exercise a censorsrtilp over your dreams. Dream as you please, but do not fail to remember that dreams go by contraries." "Thank you for the suggestion. Miss Mc- Gillicuddy. I had not thought of that. I shall dream that you will not marry me." "I am yours." she hastened to add, for she saw it was useless to hold out against bo efficient a dreamer. LOWSDOINGS Did Not Talk With President Roosevelt Regarding the Railroad Merger. Nobody Presuming to Advise the President Unless In vited to Do So. From The Journal Btrreau, Boon* AS,'Post Building, Washington. Washington, Nov. 28.Thomas Lowry is in New York, so there is no chance to see him here regarding his recent talk with President Roosevelt. It is well known, : however that he and Clinton Morrison called merely to pay their respects. They met the president in the public reception room, which was filled with people, and their stay did not last more than two minutes. I am told that the railway merger was not discussed, neither Mr. Lowry nor the president mentioning it. While here Mr. Lowry did talk In a general way to his friends regarding the merger, and the impression has been left that he is taking no active interest in it. His road, the Soo, is in a position to profit as the result of any calamity which may come to the Great Northern or Northern Pacific, besides, his personal relations with James J. Hill are still very un friendly. Since Governor Van Sant got busy in Minnesota a week ago and Wall street became interested in his "movements, the New York "yellows'* have been trying to connect every prominent man who has visited the White House, especially if he was from the northwest, with the merger, either for or against it. They have gone so far as to give the names of men who they allege have visited Roosevelt and urged him to do this or the other thing in his message, so far as the merger is concerned. These stories are absolutely without foundation. It is said on high authority that none of these men has been so bold as to ad vise the president what to do in his mes sage about this great question. It would be a perilous undertaking, as any one ac quainted with Roosevelt well knows. These men, some of whom were here by appointment, talked with the president regarding the trusts, tariff, reciprocity and other hackneyed questions, but that is all. Advice is usually given a president only after he has asked for it. Few are close enough to this high office to volun teer advice. The president has talked about the merger with Attorney General Knox, -who, it is said, is looking it up, preparatory to taking action, should there be grounds for it; but he has not discussed it with the cabinet or with callers, so far as can be ascertained. ' —W. W. Jermane. VAN SANT'S LETTER The Text of His Epistle to Other Governors. The following is a copy of the letter which Governor Van Sant sent to the governors of the western states: It Is plainly evident that the controlling in terests of the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads are preparing to consolidate these two roads in open violation of the laws of the states through which they pass. I have deemed it of sufficient importance to the people of Minnesota to take steps to prevent the merging of these two roads in Minnesota. The laws of your state are similar to those of Minnesota regarding the consolidation of competing or parallel lines, and presuming that you will take similar action to . prevent the contemplated combination, I recommend that we meet at some point to be agreed upon for conference in regard to the method of procedure to be followed in each state. Clear ly the laws of Minnesota are being violated, and I have grave fears that unless united ac- ' tion is taken at once that the roads named may pass from the control of the state. I shall be pleased to hear from you on this subject. HE SMOKED EN ROUTE I.iK Wans Found In an Opium Joint, Allowed to Go. An opium joint was raided last night at 126 Second street S. Three Chinamen were found, who gave the names of Wing Lung, Lig Wang and Ah Wang. The first man was charged with keeping the joint, while the other two were held for being found in the place. Wing Lung in the municipal court this mor ning waived examination and was held to the grand pury under bail of $300. When Lig Wang and Ah Wang appeared the state's at torney asked that their cases be dismissed. Lig Wang was asleep when the raid was made and tried to explain that he was just staying | for the night, showing a ticket to China. He was called up this morning, and on showing his ticket again Judge Dickinson told him he might go" with his companion. Wing Lung will have to bear the fight alone. . NEW NAMES FOR OLD~CIGARS Why the Five and Ten Cent Brands Continually Change. New York Evening Post. The number of new cigars the advertise ments of which appear annually on bill boards and fences is a source of wonder even to a man who smokes. Every month there is a crop of new names for the various kinds of the best 5 and 10-cent cigars in the world. As soon as the eye grows used to the large heads and land scapes which are the chosen emblems of Borne new variety that particular decora tion begins to disappear and some new and equally obtrusive one takes its place. The new name is, of course, so much easier to find than the new cigar that it follows, according to the tobacco men, that the same cigar reappears year after year under a different name. What the 5-cent smoker calls for one year as a dis tinguished statesman, he fails to recognize the next as the pride of the same distant island or title of the latest novel. The name is practically the most important part of a new cigar, as it is its chief in strument of advertisement, and, accord ingly, there is a continual competition to secure new names. It is not necessary to popularize these names in every case, but they are registered by publication in one of the tobacco trade journals, such as the Tobacco Leaf. Trade-Mark Record, or Tobacco Journal. If, however, a name is registered, and yet not used for any particular kind of cigar, it may be adopt ed by some other dealer. Exactly what determines the question of whether a name has been used or not is one which the courts have not yet definitely decided. There are probably between three and four thousand names for cigars, cigarettes, cheroots and tobacco registered, and about two-thirds of these are used. Any name may be registered, although the title to the use of an individual's name is only really strong when the person in question has given his consent. The more ex pensive grades of cigars vary much less in their names and frequently run with out a change for fifteen and twenty years. These last kinds have usually two names, the second denoting the shape, and oc casionally, even, a third to show the color. There are about fifteen recog nized sizes which have,names.- and three colors, but these finer distinctions are not apnlled to the cheaper graces. One proof that snuff-taking has not en tirely died out in this country lies in the fact that fifteen new names for new kinds of snuff/ were registered last year, and have all been since used. i ■ tBM * ***?-:-'* - *ri" F. H.WEBER ALIAS BLAHR The "Dude Invalid" Burglar Arrest ed at Denver and Sent to Kansas .City for Trial—He Is Suspected of Numerous Minneapolis Burglaries NOTED HORSE SOLD Directum, 2:05 1-4, Is Bought by a Minneapolis Company. THE TRICE PAID WAS $12,100 His Trotting; Days Are Over, but He Was a King in His Prime. Directum, one of the greatest trotting stal lions the world has ever seen, was sold in New York this morning to the International Stock Food company of this city, the price paid being $12,100. The great horse will be shipped to Minneapolis at once, and will be added to the International stud. Directum is now 12 years old, and his racing days are about over. At the office of the In ternational company, it was said this noon that he would probably never be tracked again. For years Directum was the king of trotting stallions. His record of 2:0514, made in a race as a 4-year-old, was the best of his day. In his 3 and 4-year-old form he met and defeat ed all the horses of any note in America. Of recent years his get has attracted the at tention of horsemen all over the country; and j to-day he is • justly considered one of the most valuable stallions in the world. His acquisition by the International Stock Food company, which already numbers among Its stud such animals as Button wood, 2:17; International King, by St. Vincent, 2:13%; and International Prince, by Island Wilkes, 2:13%, is a piece of enterprise which will rank the company among the foremost breed ers of the United States, f In the spring the International company purposes to establish a stock farm some where near Minneapolis, although the exact location has not yet been determined. With the stud already on hand, and with the ac quisition of other animals now under consid- I eration, this farm will unquestionably take high rank. Directum was not bought for speculative purposes, but will be kept here at the Inter national farm. Until that is established he will be given a stall in the barn of M. W. Savage, proprietor of the company. Directum belonged to the W. E. Spier estate. He was sold this morning at the Fas lg-Tipton sale, held at Madison Square Gar den, and the price paid Is considered a very fair one. . r, . T. BROWN, SHERIFF Mayor Ames Wanted His Secretary to Succeed Megaarden. A SWITCH MADE TO J. W. DREGER The Mayor Willing to Compromise Thus in Order to Beat Pratt. Now that assurance is plain that Sheriff Phil Megaarden will have to give place t* some one else for the rest of his term, Mayor Ames is going after the control of the of fice. He has lately made up his mind that It would be for the Interests of the adminis tration to have a sheriff working in co-opera tion with his own police department, and to that end the plum must go to a man of his own choice. He selected his private secretary, Thomas R. Brown, Jr., and a couple of days ago called to his trustiest henchmen and instruct ed them to get to work. They obeyed to the letter, and the past two days have been most sternuous ones with the county commis sioners. The mayor.ls said to be convinced that the selection of Robert Pratt would be .inimical to his interests, and If he can't land Brown, he does hope at least to beat Pratt. This is said to be already accomplished, and It is understood that J. W. Dreger of the third ward is the man who will get the place. The place will go to him in deference to the North Side German element, it Is said, and on an agreement that Pratt shall have their support for the nomination next fall. TO MAKE PRINTERS' INK A Jiew Industry for Minneapolis Is Started by Inland Company. Recognition of the two cities a3 the best distributing point for the west is the reason for the establishment of a plant for the man ufacture of printers' ink in Minneapolis. Tho Inland Printing Ink company has been in corporated, with a capital of $25,000, to make color, varnishes, oils, printers' ink and sup plies. The company will operate in the Housekeeper building, formerly the court : house. By tho purchase of the plant and good will of the National Printing Ink com pany of Chicago, the company acquired a flno trade in Chicago and the middle states. The incorporators are John Leslie of the John Leslie Paper company; Emery Mapes, manager of the Cream of Wheat company; W. C. Daniels of the same company; Thomas G. Taylor and A. James Homer, practical men from Chicago. The officers are as fol lows: President, John Leslie; vice-presi dent, E. Mapes; treasurer, W. C. Daniels; secretary and manager, Thomas G. Taylor. EACH MAN GOT THREE . A Big:. Load of Venison From Moose River. An express.wagon piled high with deer, the heads, legs and antlers protruding at pictur esque angles from the heap, was an attraction on Nicollet avenue this morning. The load represented the total bag of five hunters who had just returned from the Moose river coun try north of Aitkin. There were fifteen deer in the bunch, each man having succeeded in killing three, the limit allowed by law. The members of the party, who made the woods ring with their rifles for two weeks, were N. P. Nelson of Nelson & Mattson, John Scheid, Frank Kellar, E. W. Hall and A. Streiber. The hunters report that the woods are full of deer and that they could have killed many more had the law allowed. • Hunting was made difficult by a foot and a half of crusted snow, not firm enough to sustain a j man's weight. This made walking fatiguing, and the accompanying noise gave the deer fair warning of the hunter's approach. The party got on the trail of a moose and followed It for a day, when they were forced to give up the chase, owing to the distance to camp. '<'.■'; ■ .v'V*.'""':''" •"*' "*• > A sixth member of the party, who got after a black bear, remained at camp. He made a vow. before the party left that he would "land that bear if it took all winter." , THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL. r CAUGHT A PAL OF LONGBADGH Another of the Great Northern Train Robbers Is Taken, This Time Special to The Journal. Great Falls, Mont., Nov. 28.—A man go ing under the name of Bob Collins, who has been employed since July 9. in the Neihart concentrator, was arrested yes terday at that camp by Deputy Sheriff David Ledbetter, and is believed to be none other than O. C. Hanks, alias Cam illa Hanks, alias Charley Jones, alias i "Deaf Charlie," the partner of "Kid" ! Curry, Harry Longbaugh and George ; Parker in the Great Northern hold-up at ! Malta, on July 3, last. While he has not I admitted his identity, he has told of his participation in that affair, where the plan for the robbery was concocted here in Great Falls and that he has $12,500 of the stolen money cached. He is now ill, and physicians say he is suffering from nervous prostration and is worrying over something. He was kept under a strong guard last night in the Neihart hotel, and to-morrow morning will be brought to Great Falls. Corresponds to Hanks. The weight, complexion and general ap pearance of Hanks correspond to Collins so well as to make the authorities believe they have the right man, even had he not said anything to convict himself. In one way his capture is due to the taking of Longbaugh at St. Louis a month ago. Prior to the arrest of Longbaugh, Collins had been at work in the Neihart concen trator. The day the news of his arrest was made public in Neihart, Collins be gan to be nervous. His condition was no ticed by several of his companions, and they asked, him if he was feeling ill. He replied he was not, and for two days more kept at work. At. the end of two days he was in such a condition that he was forced to quit work. He went to the shack he was occupying and a physician had to be called. He at once noted that the man was suffering from nervous prostration, and that he had something weighing on his mind. It was decided to give him a hypodermic injec tion to quiet his nerves, and this was done. ; While he was in delirum he began to rave. ■• :■ COURT WROUGHT UP Judge Dickinson Sharply Criticizes Actions of the Police. MYRTLE JOHNSON IS ACQUITTED Captain Krumwiede Arrested Her While She Was With Her Hub- band on the Street. Lack of discretion that almost becomes •wantonness is the characteristic feature of the conduct of the present police de partment of the city, according to the expressed opinion of Judge Dickinson, of the police court, before whom all crimi nal cases are brought. The magistrate made this comment this morning in giving his finding of not guilty in the case of Mrs. Myrtle Johnson, charged; with drunkenness: The defendant was arrested by Captain Krumwieae Monday night as she and her husband were about to take a car for home at First avenue S and Third street. The testimony, even of the state's witnesses. Judge. Dickinson said, did not prove her guilty, notwithstanding the fact that three policemen swore that she staggered and could not walk. Several citizens who saw the arrest testified that they did not think Mrs. Johnson under the influence of liquor. The matron of the central police station, in whose charge Mrs. Johnson was left, testified that she expressed great surprise when Captain Krumwiede informed her that the prison er was charged with being drunk, and the matron told the officer at the time that she could not go on the stand and swear that the prisoner was intoxicated. With Mrs. Johnson were arrested her husband, two other men and two other women. They were booked at the central police station, but Mrs. Johnson was the ouly one against whom a complaint was sworn out. She was arraigned yesterday, pleaded not guilty and her trial set for this morning. Many witnesses were ex amined, including the officers who were near when the people were taken into cus tody, the proprietor ef a saloon they had visited and the police matron. The testi mony of the several witnesses was in some cases directly contradictory, but the preponderance 01 evidence, in the mind of the court, was in favor of the defendant. So conclusive was the proof of her inno cence in his mind that he sternly rebuked the officers. Meaning of Recent Orders. The revelation by Captain Krumwiede of the, real meaning of the recent orders of the superintendant of police to arrest all women on the streets "after hours," was the surprise of the session. The failure of the police to enter complaint against other members of the party than Mrs. Johnson at yesterday's session, caused Judge Dickinson to question Cap tain Krumwiede. To this Captain Krumwiede gave, under oath, this rather disconnected but in telligible interpretation: <v "The orders was, after hours, for women, to pick 'em up and throw them in." • .'.; "Do you understand this order to refer to all women, respectable women, or is it confined to known prostitutes?." the court asked. . - . .: To this Captain Krumwiede replied: "I'd do it to-night; if I saw a man drunk and a woman drunk. I'd arrest the woman instead of the man." Took. Her From Her Husband, , Mr. and Mrs. Johnson had attended a dance in North Minneapolis, Monday Rumors of Another Challenger London, Nov. 28. —Telegrams from Glas gow intimate that there may be an earlier challenge for the America's cup than Sir Thomas Lipton's, but yachtsmen here are skeptical. The Dennys, builders of Sham rock 11., are again reported to be prepar ing for the construction of a yacht of their own design, if certain results are at tained. They hope to secure the co-opera tion of some club in issuing a challenge. in Montana. "Longbaugh, Longtbaugh, where did I ; meet you? Oh, yes, I know," he said. Then for the first time it was remem- ! bered the interest he had shown in the ar rest of Longbaugh. He would ask for the papers while he was lying in 'bed. When these were given to him he would scan them over as though looking for some thing in particular. He improved after several days, and has been able to be out of his shack, hut seems to be wasting away under a strain. After a few days Collins, who had here- ' tofore worn a smooth face, began to grow a small mustache. This came out sandy. Just like Hanks' mustache when he wears one. After this Deputy Le&better con cluded to call to his assistance another j man In whom he had confidence. He; brought this man and Collins together j without introducing them himself, and since that time they have been together a great portion of the time. Story Wrested From Him. It was during this companionship that Collins told his story. According to what he confided to this supposed friend, he came to Great Falls the latter part of June. He had no business here then, he says, but simply came to look about the city for a few days. The day after his arrival he says he was in the Mint saloon, where he was intro duced to Harvey Logan alias "Kid" Curry and Harry Longbaugh. He cannot re member the name of the man who intro duced him, but says the fellow seemed to know them well. After the introduction he says they stood about the saloon for some time and then went upstairs into the second story, where they sat down and talked over matters. They had several drinks up there, and the two men quizzed him about his habits. After awhile they asked him if he would be willing to take a hand in something that would get him a little money—probably make him wealthy. Plot All Fixed Up. At first Collins says he did not under stand the men or what they meant, but as sured them that he was in for anything there was money in. Then he says they took him in their confidence and the robbery was planned. He says Curry and Longbaugh told him they had positive in formation that there would be a large amount of money on a train arriving at Malta on July 3, and they then asked him to go in with them and get his share of the loot. He says he consented and from that time until after the robbery and di vision of the booty they were never sepa rated. evening. Returning home they stopped at Third street and First avenue S and pur chased chicken sandwiches from a lunch wagon. It not being time for their car, they stepped into a saloon near the cor ner and had two.glasses. of beer, one of which Mrs. Johnson barely placed to her lips. They walked out of the saloon with two other women and two men, strangers to them. Captain Krumwiede, who hap pened by at that time, says his attention was directed to them by their staggering and boisterous and loud conduct. He ar rested them, accosting first Mrs. John son, who, he said, was staggering so that she fell to the sidewalk. Mr. Johnson told the officer that she was all right and that they were going home, and when the captain tried to hold her she clung to her husband, who then struck the officer. Krumwiede called for help and Patrolmen Hamilton and Flood responded. Together they succeeded in arresting the crowd after a hard fight with the men. At the station Mrs. Johnson was turned over to Mrs. Shaeffer, the police matron. Later she asked Captain Krumwiede what the charge was. He replied "drunk." At this Mrs. Schaeffer expressed great surprise. "I can never go on the wit ness stand and swear that this woman is intoxicated," she told the offiecr. But the charge stood, and the police fought hard to substantiate it in court, but un availingly. After the testimony was all "in, Judge Dickinson turned in his chair and said: "Nobody in this party was arrested for drunkenness except this defendant." City Prosecutor Waite interrupted his honor afcid started to explain that the others were to be arraigned to-day; that there had been a little misunderstanding and consequent delay. He said they were now charged with drunkenness. "That must have been an afterthought," said the judge. "I do not think from the testimony of Captain Krumwiede and the other officers that the whole party were drunk. Krumwiede said on the stand that he had orders to arrest women who were out after a certain hour, and that was what he did in this case; further, he said he would do it again. It Is' to be re gretted that it Is necessary to send so many cases out of this oourt unproved. In this case the testimony shows that the defendant had but two glasses of beer, and that she did not drink a part of the second. She was with her husband, and had started for a street car when arrest ed. It seems to me to be lack of discre tion that almost becomes wantonness. Not guilty." Charles Johnson and Alfred Cordes, other members of the party charged with resisting an officer and F. Rolph, charged i with being drunk, were also acquitted this morning. AN EYEWITNESS. Washington Post. A young lawyer whose recently ac quired shingle hangs in G street, went down into Virginia within a month to at tend a trial in his native county. It was essential to prove that bitter enmity had existed between defendant and plaintiff— if plaintiff is the proper term to apply to the gentleman who had had a generous handful of blrdshot distributed into his person. A witness, who was quite blind, testified in detail as to a quarrel between the two. "Then Lew grabbed up a chair and broke it over Jim's head," he said. "How do you know that?" asked the lawyer who was conducting the cross-ex amination. » "I was an eyewitness ,to it," remarked the blind man. "An eyewitness?" repeated the lawyer, doubtingly. "Yes," said the blind man. "I was. A piece of the leg hit me in the right eye. I certainly was an eyewitness." Neither Sir Thomas Llpton nor George is. Watson, the designer, has any knowl edge of the matter. Sir Thomas con siders it useless for any one to attempt to challenge for 1902 owing to the im possibility of properly tuning up a boat, but he says the Shamrocks are at the dis posal of any one as trial boats who may want to try for the cup. . THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 28. 1901. PIANOS! """" "" IIMWIMM*^*^,***,B1*»I S*»»*SSSS»«BSSB»»»SSBSSSSSSSBSS OUR Sale has started a tremendous rush of eager bargain seekers, and we have been obliged to call in extra help to care for the customers availing themselves of .this unprecedented oppor tunity to secure a good, serviceable Piano on the ridiculously easy terms of 500 a week. With a stock of 100 Pianos rang ing in price from $30 «• $125 We are Prepared to Meet Every Demand. WE HAVE PUT 5 New Upright Pianos JL j£f& si IF sf& a wee^ *n this special lot. These Hi % fill] are New. Artistic and of Reli- Hl tPlsstfU able make $4.00 cash and 50c a rJfef^^ 4 j a week on the five W \\mS]u I Or* new ones. *®^^ # WW Open Evenings. 43 SOUTH SIXTH STREET . OPEN TO-DAY UNTIL 12 O'CLOCK. LESS CHILD LABOR Factory Inspectors Report Improved Conditions in Minneapolis. THIS CITY HAS 1,063 FACTORIES They Employ 30,357 Persons—o,2lo People Employed by Other Concerns.. Joe H. Ellis, deputy labor commission er, and Andrew Hagberg, factory inspec tor, have completed their formal inspec tion of Minneapolis factories and other labor employing concerns. It was trans mitted this morning to Labor Commis sioner O'Donnell. The inspectors will work during the next few months on spec ial lines. The report shows that 1,208 establish ments were inspected, employing 30,364 men, 5,908 women, 258 boys and 46 girls under 16 years of age, a total of 36,576 persons. The percentage of child labor is .83 of 1 per cent, exactly the same pro portion as exists in St. Paul, and much less than in former years. There were 1,063 manufacturing estab lishments which employed 30,357 persons, i or 25,909 men, 148 boys under 16 years of age, 4,280 women, and 20 girls less than 16 years old. One hundred and forty-five nonmanu facturing but labor-employing establish ments visited, having in their employ 4,455 men, 110 boys under 16 years of age, 1,628 women, and 26 girls less than 16 years old, or a total of 6,219 persons. The classified report shows that 2,578 persons had to work Sundays in addition to their regular six days' work during the week. Sunday workers, therefore, represent 7.05 per cent of the total num ber of employes. The per cent of Sunday workers for manufacturing establishments is 6.79 the total number, being 2,066 persons. In nonmanufacturing establishments are , 512 persons reported as doing Sunday werk, which makes 8.23 per cent. The relation of child labor to adult labor in manufacturing industries is 0.55 per cent and for nonmanufacturing estab lishments 2.19 per cent. TO ENTERTAIN TEACHERS A Conference on Preliminary Plans Soon to Be Held. Secretary Irwin Shepard of the National Educational Association will be invited to Minneapolis to confer with the teachers and the Commercial Club convention committee over plans for the entertainment of the big convention next summer. Wallace G. Nye, the new chairman of the convention commit tee of the Commercial Club, held a conference with Superintendent C. M. Jordan of the city schools at the club this afternoon, in which preliminary arangements were discussed. The Teachers' Club has organized a public affairs committee, which will co-operate with the Commercial Club committee in making arrangements for the convention. Miss Jessie Forester, Miss Mary Howe and Professor C. W. Hall of the university compose this com mittee. HEGEBART'S EFFECTS FOUND Lodging-house Keeper Thinks the Man Committed Suicide. Detective Morrlssy this morning found a sack of goods belonging to Joseph Hegebart, whose' body was found in the woods near j Portland avenue and Forty-sixth street Satur day, ln the "Friendly" lodging-house at 25 Nicollet avenue. Hegebart was at that place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of last week, and on Friday went away. The pro prietor says he was despondent, and he be lieves the man committed suicide. SECRETARY TO CLAPP Appointment Goes to C. E. Richard son of Duluth. Special to The Journal. Duluth, Minn.. Nov. 27.— E. Richardson, late secretary to Mayor Hugo, has been ap pointed secretary to Senator M. E. Clapp and leaves for Washington at once. ©Enameline 1 BIGGER THE MODERN'STOVE PCIISH QUI D BOX BETTER same BrilliantaeaaEasilvApp!ie(tAbsoluiely Odorless: yetj PRICE. , ' FIREPROOF!! WIVES CANT TESTIFY Judge Elliott's Ruling Affects Many .Nun-Support Suits. Wives may not testify against their hus bands, even in cases of abandonment and neglect, says Judge Elliott, and the new law which was intended to reach husbands who were shirking their family responsi bilities becomes practically Inoperative. The wife will not be permitted to testify regarding the marriage nor the desertion. If the woman can produce the official mar riage records and can secure witnesses who know enough of her family affairs to testify as to the abandonment, a convic tion can be obtained, but otherwise the law cannot be enforced. In the case aginst Frank Carroll yes terday afternoon the prisoner's attorney objected, under the old common law rule, to Mrs. Carroll givng any evidence against her husband. The court sustained the ob jection on the ground that the case was not one of those specified by statute in which wives are permitted to. testify., QUEER GERMAN FIRE REGULATIONS. Berlin Correspondence og The Chicago Record-Herald. Ex-Senator Mitchell, of Wisconsin, had a funny experience in an apartment where he was spending last winter. Something caught fire in b,is rooms early in the morn ing, and the servants rushed out and gave the alarm. In the meantime the senator .was awakened, and, organizing a shirttaii fire brigade of the members of his family, he extinguished the flames with bowls and pitchers and water from the bathroom. When the firemen arrived the family was sitting around calmly talking it over, but the police were determined to march them all off to jail for Interfering with the fire department. After the alarm was given they should have locked their doors and left the house, placing the entire re sponsibility upon the fire department. It was unlawful for them to do anything toward putting it out. Another American, Professor Boice, had a similar experience. When a fire caught in his apartment he rushed across the street and let off an alarm from a box he had always noticed there, but had nev er had occasion to use before. Now, it so happens that the street upon which Mr. Boice lived is the boundary line between the city of Berlin and the town of Char lottenburg, one of its suburbs, and the fire department of that city responded. When they arrived they found that the fire was in the city of Berlin, and therefore they would not touch it. The foreman hurried to the nearest box on the Berlin side and turned in an alarm, and then or dered the Charlottenburg firemen back to the engine house. Within a few minutes the Berlin department came rushing up and put out the fire. In the meantime Mr. Boice had been ar rested for giving a false alarm in Charlot tenburg, a misdemeanor which is punish able by a heavy penalty. It would not have been a false alarm, of course, If It had been given on the Berlin side of the street, but as there was no fire in Char lottenburg it was a crime to give an alarm in that city. Mr. Boice was . not aware that his street was a boundary line, but the German law does not recognize ig norance as an excuse for the violation of | city regulations. LISTEN! And I Will Speak TT 111 OjJCCttV To You. If You Have a Telephone If you haven't one, call on or address the Local Manager and he will explain the var ious forms of service. A NORTHWESTERN A TELEPHONE mTELEPHOHE EXOHAHOE 1 COMPANY.