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Rev. Mr. Barr's Promised Eldorado
L Near Battleford Is in Pretty
4i\ ' Deep Water.
Some of the Homeseekers May Re
v v tuni to EnglandGovernment
L / to Aid Others.
Special to The Journal.
Winnipeg. Man., April 14.According to
reliable reports received in Winnipeg, the
first contingent of the Barr colony, now
located in Battleford, are not finding as
many roses along the pathway to fortune
in the great northwest as they were led
to believe would blossom for them. Some
arc disheartened and are seriously think
ing of retracing their steps to Merry En g
The trouble seems to be that they were
promised too much, far more in fact than
the ordinary immigrant ever hopes for.
and when by reason of the failure of the
agents of Rev. Mr. Barr to carry out the
announced program they are worse off
th an the immigrants who are under the
direct care of the government's agents,
they are entitled to register a few objec
The department of immigration has
been informed that these colonists have
suffered much inconvenience in securing
supplies, shelter and transportation, and
the government agents have been in -
structed to look after them and give them
what assistance they can, independent of
the Rev. Mr. Barr, the man who is re -
sponsible for their present plight.
Immigration Commissioner J . Obed
Smith was seen yesterday and said that
the government, having been informed of
the situation, had decided to take the
matter in hand and see that as far as
possible the Barr colonists should receive
the same assistance as immigrants who
were relying altogether on the government
agents for guidance and assistance. Th e
Battleford Herald suggests that as the
fulfilment of Barr's promise to his people
has been apparently abandoned, it would
be wise on the part of the colonists to
take matters in their own hands while
there is yet time and before they have ex
pended their means.
The plan of the colony, as outlined in
Barr 's pamphlet issued to the settlers, was
all right, so far as colonies go, but in the
absence of the faintest attempt to carry
them out there could be nothing but dis
aster. The stores syndicate that was to
have supplied the necessaries of life has
fallen to pieces and the goods arc not
likely to get beyond Saskatoon, neither
has the sawmill that was to furnish them
with lumber been put up. I n fact, noth
ing has been done for the party save by
government agents.
"Under the circumstances," the article
says, "we would advise the colonists to
withdraw from the colony and take up
land within reach of neighbors, civiliza
tion and supplies. To continue in a party
whe re everything is measured by the
amount of commission it will yield to the
managers is courting disaster. There is
any quantity of land between Saskatoon
and the site of the colony equal to it in
every respect, on which they may take
homesteads. Supplies are more easily se
cured, neighbors and needed assistance
are within easy reach, a chance of work
ing out is open to any who may need it,
and the great advanta ge afforded of ha v
ing before them an object lesson in work
ing as experience has shown to be best
fcuited to the country."
The Washington Theater Burns
Other losses.
Rome, N. Y., April i4.The Washington
theater here, owned by Wallace & Gil
more of Oswego, was destroyed by fire
early to-day. The loss is between $125,000
and $150,000, about half covered by insur
ance. The Arlington hotel, adojining, took
fire, twiee. but the flames were extin
guished without much dama ge being done.
The wall of the theater fell, injuring a
ecore of persons who had crowded within
the firo lines. The theater building also
contained a number of offices and two
clubrooms. Th e property was all de -
perb new train of the Minneapolis &
Bt. Louis Railroad, "The North Star Li m-
ited," running between the twin cities
and St. Louis and Chicago. Every con
venience that makes for the comfort of
travelers. Call on W . L. Hathaway, City
ticket Agent. No. 1 Washington, avenue S.
L'Etolle du Nord.
A s bright as the North St ar is the su
Skin Humours, ScalpHumours,
Hair Humours,
Whether Simple Scrofulous or
Speedily Cured by Guticura
Soap, Ointment and Pills.
Complete External and Internal
Treatment, One Dollar,
In the treatment of torturing, dis
figuring, itching, scaly, crusted, pilnply,
blotchy and scrofulous humours of the
skin, scalp and blood, with loss of hair,
Cuticura Soap, Ointment and Pills have
been wonderfully successful. Even the
most obstinate of constitutional hu
mours, such as bad blood, scrofula, in
herited and contagious humours, with
loss of hair, grandular swellings, ulcer
ous patches in the throat and mouth,
sore eyes, copper-coloured blotches, as
well as boils, carbuncles, scurvy, sties,
ulcers and sores arising from an im
pure or Impoverished condition of the
blood, yield to the Cuticnra Treatment,
when all other remedies fail.
And greater still, if possible, is the
wonderful record of cures of torturing,
disfiguring humours among infants and
children. The suffering which Cuticura
Remedies have alleviated among the
young, and the comfort they have af
forded worn-out and worried parents,
have led to their adoption in countless
homes as priceless curatives for the
sKm and blood. Infantile and birth hu
mours, milk crust, scalled head, eczema,
rashes and every form of itching, scaly,
pimply skin and scalp humours, with
loss of hair, of infancy and childhood,
are speedily, permanently and economi
cally cured when all other remedies
suitable for children, and even the best
physicians, fail.
Sold throughout the world. Cutleurm Re*olTent, 0c. (in
form of Chocolate Coated Pills. S3c. per rial of 9U), Oint
ment, SOc, Sonp, 25c. Depota J London. 2* Charterhouse
8q. Paris, 5 Hue de la Fan Boston. 137 Columbus Are.
Potter Drug * Chem. Corp , Sole Propi. _r
- Seotftor "The Great Htunmu Cure." ,^-,pfe
A Proposition for a Zollverein to
Meet American Com-
Rome, April 14.Count vo n Schweriu
Loewitz, a leading member of the reich
tag and president of the German agricul
tural council, will present a proposition to
the agricultural congress for a European
agrieolo-commercial zollverein to meet
American competition. Th e count said
last night:
"My proposition does not exactly con
template a European zollverein, but mere
ly an understanding between the Euro
pean countries to put themselves in a po
sition to safeguard their agricultural in
terests through a combined system of pro
tective tariffs.
"My scheme is based on differences in
the natural conditions of production,
which will have to. be leveled by protec
tionist duties. These differences are con
siderably less between the European
states, especially the central states, than
between the European states and the
oversea countries. The unequal competi
tion of the non-European product is grow
ing daily owing to the diminution in ex
pense of transportation from the non -
European countries, especially America
and the British colonies. I understand
that the economic superiority, of large in -
dustrial territories tends toward economic
coalition, hence a coalition of the Euro
pean countries is absolutely necessary.
The efforts in this direction have failed
hitherto because no government wishes
to abandon its independence in this field
in favor of such a union, and it is also
difficult to agree on a common tariff.
"Protection is needed in varying pro
portions in the different countries and a
common tariff deman ds a common admin
istration. All this is difficult to estab
jish. Besides an economic coalition re
quires a certain political coalition, which
is far from likely. Hence, the idea of a
European customs union must be re
nounced, and instead it must be recom
mended that in concluding commercial
treaties among Europe an states a clause
be introduced whereby goods exported
from one country to another shall enjoy
special low duties, which will not be ap
plied to the sa me goods coming from non
European countries. This would prepare
a way to the future formation of a Euro
pean customs union."
Postmaster General Payne Gives Out
a Statement.
Washington. April 14.Postmaster Gen
eral Payne last evening gave out a state
me nt in which he announced that the in -
vestigation of the postoffice department
will be continued, and that the parties
found guilty of wrong-doing will be su m
marily dealt with. Th e statement is as
During the months of January and February
reports reached me 'which I deemed It for the
public lnteest to investigate, and to personally
gather such Information and facts as would
enable the postoffice department to undertake a
thoro investigation as to the truth or falsity of
these reports. I directed Fourth Assistant Post
master General Bristow to take the preparatory
steps to investigate, if necessary using for that
purpose postoffice inspectors and such other
methods as would thoroly ascertain the truth or
falsity of the charges or insinuations made, and
he was instructed to proceed promptly and with
vigor during my absence. Since my return this
morning I have not seen General Bristow, so
I am not advised of the progress made. The
investigation will continue, and if any wrong
is disclosed the parties guilty of such wrong
doing will be summarily dealt with. If the
system or method of doing business in the de
partment is faulty, the proper remedies will be
applied without fear or favor. I inaugurated
the investigation with the determination that
it should be exhaustive. It is proper for me
to add that I laid: before the president the in
formation which I had in my possession and that
he fully approved of the action proposed by me.
The whole administration of the post
office department is made subject to the
investigation under the postmaster gen
eral's direction, and every inquiry will be
made as thoro as the department 's most
expert inspectors can make it.
It is learned that it will be several weeks
before the postoffice inspectors will be
able to complete their work. When they
shall have finished, Fourth Assistant Post
mast er General Bristow will prepare a
comprehensive report which will neces
sarily explain why publicity was not given
to the matter before.
The report that the arrest of two ,hig.h
of the postoffice department is
expected momentarily is denied officially.
Toronto, Can.J. H. Stratton, secretary to the
proTincial cabinet. Is being Investigated on the
charge of T.ribery.
PittsburgSixteen persons were Injured In a
collision of a trolley car with a Baltimore &
Ohio freight train.
St. LouisJohn Schuettler, member of the city
council, lias been sentenced to four years In the
penitentiary for bribery.
New Yorkrrank Kelley snatched a purs
containing $1,316 from Miss Barbara Bauman,
but was captured with his booty.
Krie, Pa.The policemen have organized a
union and are talking strike unless their pay is
increased from $60 to $75 per month.
PhiladelphiaGeorge Hussey, the negro herb
doctor, and Mrs. Catherine Danz have been in
dicted for the murder of Mrs. Danz's husband.
Carbonite, I. T.Five men -were killed and
two were severely burned by a gen explosion in
Mine 77 of the Kansas & Texas Coal company.
ChicagoThe dredgemen's strike has developed
the fact that all the dredging firms are organized
and the strike now threatens to spread all over
the great lakes.
New TorkIn the Fair will case, Alfred J.
Moranne of France gave evidence that Mrs. Fair
gurvlved longer than her husband after the fatal
automobile accident.
New YorkThree owls which were pets of
Mrs. C. T. Yerkes made such a row at her
house that no one could sleep, so she gave them
to the zoo in Central park.
Vincennes, Ind.Andrew M. Lunden, broken of
Chlcugo. is inquiring for Kphraim Coon of Vir
ginia, who came here March 28 to buy timber
land and has been missing since.
NewportAlfred C.Vanderbilt. Paul Sartoli, bis
chauffeur, and Reginald C. Vanderbilt were each
fined $10 and costs for running their automobiles
at a greater speed than ten miles an hour.
Baker City, OregonThe Chinese have made a
demand upon the United States government for
$100,000 indemnity for depredations committed
upon Chinese miners at Mormon Basin last sum
Vincennes, Ind.By order of the county health
officer, food was forcibly administered to Wil
liam Stewart, n prisoner at the county jail, who
had fasted fifteen days with the. intention of
starving to death.
Silver City, N. M.Francis Copaxtelo and
Guadeloupe Mendoza. Mexican miners at Santa
Rita, sixteen miles northeast of here, were shot
and killed by Deputy Pheriff Muse while resisting
arrest for disturbance.
New YorkWith rifles loaded and belts filled
with ball cartridges, detachments from the regi
ment at Fort Totten. Willets Point, scoured the
neighborhood ypsterday in pursuit of a comrade,
who, imprisoned for one forgery, had obtained
his release by another and promptly fled.
New YorkA committee of the directors of the
electric street Tailways In Jersey City. Hobo
ken, Passaic. Paterson. Newark, the Oranges,
Kli7abeth and Bergen Point, all in New Jersey,
has voted to merge those systems and include the
United Electric company of New Jersey. The
system will control 500 miles of trolley lines.
New YorkThrough a mistake Police Magis
trate Pool declared forfeited the $5,000 bail
bond given by George Edward Mills, law part
ner of the son of Dr. R. C. Flower. Mills failed
to appear to answer to the charge of trying to
bny the Indictment* against Flower from an as
sistant district attorney. It was subsequently
discovered that the case had been transferred to
the court of general sessions without notice be
ing sent to the magistrate.
$1.50 to Mankato and Return April 14, 1903.
The Chicago Great Western Railway has
been chosen as the official route by the
Minnesota Sunday School association for
their meeting at Mankato, Minn. Tickets
good to return April 17th. Special train
will leave Minneapolis at 2 p . m . For
further information apply to L.. C. Rains,
General Agent, corner Nicollet a v and
5 th st , Minneapolis.
You hardly realize that it is medicine,
when taking Carter's Little Liver Pills
they are very small no bad effects all
troubles from torpid liver are relteved by
their use.
y\- -*
Washable Kid Gloves ^
\S1.76 and $2. ^-Fourth Alslej
GoodfeHo w Swel l Suits , $25 and $27.50
Drapery Materials, Much Less
Just a little house-cleaning in the drapery store, that's all
some hundreds of yards left from early spring selling that we
would like you to take away for us, (and we are willing to pay
you well to do it), and use for,
Portieres, Draperies and Furniture Coverings
Reps in green, red, wine, brown and Persian stripes, 50 inches widej-e
and olive, 50 inches wide, reduced
from 60c a yard to 49c.
Armures in choice designs in green,
wine, red and dark olive, 50 inches
wide, reduced from $1.25 a yard
to 98c.
Negus tapestries in fancy.stripes, re
duced from 25c a yard to 19c.
Algerian Stripes, Oriental colorings,
40 inches wide, reduced from 30c
a yard to 21c.
Bagdad stripes, 50 inches wide, re
duced from 45c a yard to 33c.
And Wool Art SquaresThese are not reduced, but the compensation
is in getting the first choice of new colorings and the dependability of
the valHes
6x9 feet, $4.80. 9x9 feet, $7.20. 9x12 feet, $9.60.
7-6x9 feet, $6.00. 9-0x10-6 feet, $8.40. 10-6x12 feet, $ 11.20.
duced from 50c a yard to 39c.
Tapestries for furniture covering,
wool, 50 inches wide, reduced
from $4.50 a yard to $2.98.
Wool tapestries, 50 inches wide,
reduced from $3.75 a yard to
Wool tapestries, 50 inches wide,
reduced from $2.75 a yard to
Tapestries, 50 inches wide, re
duced from $1.65 per yard to
Items for Your Shopping List
LacesNovelties, new spring and
summer kinds for wash dresses, in
straight bands, galloons and med
allions white, butter, ecru and
black, up to 4 ^ inches wide, worth
to 85c a yard, at 39o.
LacesFine novelties in bands, gal
loons, medallions and Sdges of
Venise, Batiste, Irish crochet and
Arabian, odd pieces of high grade
laces, worth to $1.50 a yard, at
79 c. B^ Third Aisle.
Umbrellas Women's, all silk, in
navy, red, brown and green, with
well selected natural handles, S3
at $1.89. B^.Silk Place.
Pure olive oil castile soap,
and green, K pound bars,
[email protected]*Main Entrance.
Women's Underwear
Vests and pants of white cottom
vests high neck, long or half
sleeves pants knee, or ankle
length at each, 25c.
Vests of white, lisle thread, low
necfcw&ibbed arm, 25c grade
- Wednplay at 19ck^
]$ :ifciir.. j^Foutth Aisle.
Both Phones 1185. Goodfellow Dry Goods Co., Seventh and Nicollet
The Kind Ton Have Always Bought, and which has been
in use for over 30 years, has borne the signature of
and has been made under his per
sonal supervision since its infancy*.
W Allowno one to deceive you in this*
All Counterfeits, Imitations and " Just-as-gjood" are but
Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of
t Infants and ChildrenExperience against Experiment*
'*- What is CASTORIA
Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare-
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant.- It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic
substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
'and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep*
The Children's PanaceaThe Mother's Friend*
The Kind You M e Always Bought
Have you Indigestion?
Have you Sick Headaches?
Beecham's Pills
To avoid Indigestion
To euro Sick Headaches
In Use For Over 3 0 Years.
That distressed feeling is simply a poorly-working stomachit needs a little helpno matter
how bad it may be, a dose of Beecham's Pills will speedily give relief. Take
Beecham's Pills for a few days and tbe trouble will disappear.
Sict headaches mean an overtaxed stomach and a derangertent ct the digestive organs.
Beecham's Pills have proved themselves a boon for removing that distressed feeling and
' discomfort. A dose will remove the immediate cause and if repeated for a few days will enable
your system to work normally. *- , * - -. ^
Sold Everywhere in Boxes, DOo. and 25c.
C e
Bears the Signature of
$1 Reward.
It is oar aim to ad
vertise our goods
by straightfor-
ward statements
and to guard
against deception
of any kind. We
will gladly pay $1
to the first person
to report to our
Mr. Loudon any
Suit. Cases Alligator finish
steel frame,- brass rivets, lock
and bolts,22 and 24-inch, always
at $2.50, at $1.75.
HP^Second Aisle.
Writing iaperGoodfellow's Or
gandie, a fine paper, in light
blue, lavender and Yale blue
only, Earlscourt size, always
35c a pound at 25c.
Music Rolls of solid leather in
black, brown and tan, leather
straps with nickle and ^enamel
ed buckles, worth up to 75c
at 39c. ^"Second Aisle
Women's Stockings
Lisle thread stockings, black fine
hand embroidered cotton stock
ings, black ingrain lisle stock
ings with white soles, and black
ingrain cotton stockings with
white soteei" at 35c. Three
pairs for $|.OQ, &^~F iftu Aisle.
Silk Leaders of the Northwest. Now at Seventh and Nicollet
t^F~Second Aisle.
, - *, --
You who come here know that the reputation of this suit store is built
on even more than furnishing the new styles in advance and the perfec-
tion of the making Better Values is the other of the three factors.
Take $25 and $27.50 suits as examples and come here Wednesday.
$27.50Dress Suits of Lymansville cheviot, in black, blue or brown
blouse jacket, lined with best quality of taffeta silk, collarless
in style, trimmed with a two-inch band of self material running around \
collar and down front, ornamented with buttons of self color narrow -
vest of Persian braid, large pouch sleeves with band cuff to match trim-
ming over shoulder skirt is unlined and of the seven-gore model with
side kilts at bottom trimmed over hips with bands of self material run-
ning down front gore, giving the panel effect sizes, 34, 36, 38, 40 and 42
compare this with any $40 suits you see elsewhere about town.
$25BQ0Dress Suit of etamine in black or blue collarless blouse jacket
with wide flat cape of stitched silk, stole front of taffetta rib-
bon and postilion back of the same ornamented at neck with two large
gun metal buttons jacket has pouched sleeves with silk cuffs the skirt
is made with the late tunic effect, trimmed with bands of stitched taf-
feta in all it is a suit that for excellence in making, stylish appearance
and quality of material bears every earmark of a value nearer $35 sizes
34, 36, 38, 40, and 42.
Linen WaistsSome embroidered, some with Mexican drawn work, some
in combination with yak or cluny lace a varied assortment of the new-
styles $3.50 $3.75 $4.50 $5.00 and up to $15.00. ^-second Floor.
. ^
Fitting Glasses
The first thing to be considered
in getting glasses is that the
fit be absolutely correct. When
you are sure of that, then
comes the price. Mrs. Stanton,
our optician, has no superior in
this city her work is abso
lutely guaranteed to be right.
And this store, with its mod
ern methods, has decreased the
cost to you without affecting
the quality. Examination and
consultation without charge.
" \
La Vona Corset
$1.75 to $10.00
A Shape for Every Figure
Kentucky Beatts
three generations ago knew as
well as their sons of today that
rare Sunny Brook was distilled
in the good old honest way, and
that the distillers' reputation
was at stake on every drop of
Sunny Brook that left their
Not Artificially Aged, Colored
or Flavored by deleterious
chemical processes.
Jsfftrson Csunfy, Ky.
$i- -L ^ x* 40 Sizes. 10c to 90o Each. ^-&<.
A, 8ANTAELLA & CO., Makers, Tampa/Fla.
APRIL 14, 1903.
6 =
Stylish Economical Simple
Low Priced
lOcand 15c
EP'Second Floor.
The maker of all our good shirts sent us
about 150 of these, made from all he had
left of the cloth there are all sizes, but
not equal quantities of every size of ox
ford, cheviot and madras, light and well
covered grounds, each shirt has two pairs
of cuffs, $1.50 shirts, but for this d *4
number, at *P -
Man's $1.50
Negligee Shirts, $1.
For Wednesday Only.
iVERY Regal Oxford has a distinct identity.
Because it is cut and completed by hand
labor, and is merely sewn by machines.
Every Regal Oxford fits the ankle as well as the
Because it is shaped on true Oxford lasts, and fitted
as carefully,at the ankle as at the toes.
"Tannery to Consumer" economies make it pos
sible to thus give you practically Custom work" at
a "factory madeV price, viz. $6.00 Oxfords for
$3.50, in 36 styles, 144 fittings to each style.
In Valvic Ventilating Calfskin, and all reliable
leathers. All with genuine Oak leather solesproved
before purchasesee " Window of the Sole.'^
Spring Style Book on request.
Sold only in 51 Regal Stores from New York to Ban Francisco and Lon
don. Also by mall.
526 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, ninn.
Cor. Wabasha and Sixth Streets, St. Paul, Minn.
The Only Range with Hinged Top
For sale by F. H. Peterson & Co., Johason Furniture & Carpet Co.,
Minneapolis, Minn.
F. H. Peterson & Co., 73-75 6thO St.
The handy way to broi l, toast or fix the fire.
MOORE'S STEEL RANGE has Oven Thermometer. Auto
matic Controlling Damper, and every facility for cooking
with ease and certainty* Ask to see it .
If we were to publish the verbal recom
mendations of "Ajax" that come to us
at the silk counter you would be sur
prised at the number and their strength.
When you try these silks yoursjlf you
will add to both.-
19-inch, 69c. 36-inch, $1.35.
26-inch, $1, 54-lnch, $2.25.
i BT-Silk
offr tf&
Black Taffeta
St. Paul, Minn.

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