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CIT Y NEWS,
WEATHER NOW AND THEN
Minimum Temperature To-day 32
Degrees a Year Ago 24 Degrees.
. G,o's to Zeta Pal MeetingTheodore
"Wetmore leaves to-night for Charlottes
ville, "Va., to attend the Zeta Psi annual
convention which will meet Friday and
Saturday with the active chapter of the
University of Virginia. Norman Newhall
will go as delegate from the active chap
ter of the University of Minnesota.
Big Building Record.The total of
building permits secured yesterday was
the top-notcher for the year.The sum of
the permits was $317,540. the largest per
mit being that of $250,000 for the super
structure of the Northwestern National
bank. The building will be finished by
Jan. 1 next. A permit was also secured
for the Kingman building, 320-22 First
^avenue N, to cost $80,000. The building
will be occupied by the W. S. Nott com
pany as a central distributing plant.
Beat an Old ManAlex Biggs, a team
ster, was arraigned in police court this
morning charged with assaulting Wil
liam Lloyd, an old man by whom he was
employed. He pleaded guilty and was
given ten days in the workhouse. Biggs
was hired by Lloyd last week to drive a
team. He worked an hour and then went
into a saloon and refused to leave the
place. After remonstrating with him,
Lloyd took the team and started for
home. Biggs came out of the saloon and
assaulted the old man.
Cats In a Quandary.Minneapolis fe
lines are in somewhat of a o.utj.ndary to
day on account of an ordinance passed
last evening by the mock city council of
the Utopian Sovereigns. The measure is
entitled "an ordinance for the protection
of cats" but while it prescribes penalties
for maltreatment it also directs that no
"cat, puss, kitten or grimalkin", shall be
'harbored or shielded within 500 feet of any
institution of learning or place of public
worship. The debate and passage of the
measure was in regular form and afforded
jvueti amusement and instruction. The
I* .uincil officers ai'c frequently changed in
order to give all experience in the. various
duties. Another official slate 'was put
I thru last night.
NUMBER 212
Total Residences can
vassed from August. 26
to date 4093
Journals taken
Eve. Tribunes .754
Morn. Tribunes 585
No. Flat Bldgs 57
Journals taken 968
Eve. Tribunes^ 124
Morn. Tribunes 141
Any advertiser can prove these figures
To-day's Canvass
14th St.
28 Residences
24 Journals.
~I 4 Eve. Tribs.
2 M. Tribs.
13th St.
BOOM PORTLAND SHOW
Oregon Men Here to Arouse Interest
in Big Exposition.
- Dr. Henry Waldo Coe and C. H. Marsh
of Portland, Oregon, in the city to arouse
an interest in the Lewis and Clark centen
nial exposition, were at the Commercial
Club to-day. The public affairs commit
tee passed a resolution recommending
that the legislature approve the plan to
preserve the state's exhibit at the St.
X.ouis exposition for use at the Lewis and
.Clark exposition in 1905. The North Da
kota legislature voted an appropriation.
Secretary W. G. Nye of the committee
read a communication from General
Northwestern Agent Brown of the Rock
Island road saying that the road had made
fin adjustment of its train schedules,
which the officials believed would satisfy
the Commercial Club, which had com
plained.
"MET" WILL BE CHANGED
Opera House Will Be Closed June 8 for
Extensive and Expensive
Repairs.
The Metropolitan opera house will be
closed this summer that important im
provements may be made thruout the
auditorium. The house will be closed
Monday. June 8, and will remain "dark"
for eight weeks.
i Harry G. Carter, the architect who has
planned the changes, will rearrange the
i?eats "upon the lower floor. Boxes and
jloges will be constructed so that their
: occupants may command a view of the en
tire stage. The boxes, walls and ceiling
jwill be elaborately decorated. New me
chanical and electrical devices will be in
troduced upon the stage. The dressing
Tooms will be so improved that they will
i provide the actors with "all the comforts
of home" at a modern hotel.
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LAKERS WERE LATE
Hutchinson
x Line Was Blockaded and
North Shore Residents Couldn't
k
North shore residents reached the city
from Minnetonka at 1:15 p. m. to-day.
They were due at 8:55 a. m. The de
lay was due to the derailing of an extra
switc hengine west of Waconia on the
way to Hutchinson. The incoming train
could not pass the blockade and the
lakers were finally brought to the city by
a special train that was sent out as far
as Mound to pick them up.- . ,
SIFTER
sifted, then rubbed on with damp
cloth, polished with dry cloth or
brush gives jet-black lustre that
cannot be excelled, without odor,
dirt or waste.
Always clean and good. Paste
orliquid willdryout. Sifternever.
More polish tor less work and
same money than other kinds.
All dealers 5c. and 10c.
Manchester
Flats.
18 Journals,
0 Eve. Tribs.
2 M. Tribs:
Get In.
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STOVE POLISH
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TUESDAY EVENING,
GERMS'AWFULIQBK Typhoid Fever Is Showing |. j||avy
v, Iiicrease Over Lastjf^
V'r'.t-'
','- \ . Year: H-: C,!
The Health Commissioner Again
Cautions People to Boil
City Water.
City water is held responsible for the
large increase of typhoid fever in Minne
apolis in the past two months. Tbat
the water has much to do with the
prevalence of the disease is indicated by
the fact that a majority of the cases have
developed on the South Side, which now
draws its water supply from the West
Side pumps, and these have been operat
ing most of the time since Jan. 1, pending
repairs at the Camden Place station.
The health department records show
that there have been five deaths from ty
phoid already this month. In March there
were fourteen deaths from typhoid, as
against eight for March and eight for
April a year ago. In 1900 there were no
deaths from typhoid in March and but
three in April.
The city hospital cared for eighteen
cases of typhoid fever during March and
nine so far this month. The attendants
say that the disease appears to be holding
its own at present. Ten cases were re
ported from St. Mary's hospital and the
other hospitals have all had their quota.
Investigation at the different hospitals
confirms the theory that xity water is re
sponsible in a majority of cases.
"Typhoid is certainly unusually pi'eva
lent at present, and it appears to be in
creasing," said Health Commissioner P:
M. Hall. "There is no doubt but that the
germs of the disease are lurking in the
city water, especially that which is pumped
from the West Side station. Until we can
be assured of a pure water supply, pur
only safeguard is to boil all city water.
The lack of convenient facilities for dis
posing of our garbage doubtless has some
thing to do with unsanitary conditions,."
"It's a good idea to boil city water, of
course," said Supervisor McConnell, of
the waterworks department, "but it's my
opinion that most of the typhoid fever in
this town is contracted by drinking well
water. The source of most of the wells in
our thickly populated districts is pol
luted, and yet people think they are
dodging disease germs by drinking it.
Several cases of typhoid have been re
ported from the vicinity of Chicago and
Ninth avenues. I bad Chemist Drew
test, the well water which the victims
had been using and he found that it was
full of typhoid germs."
"Welcome Exceptions, In this Shop."
Shirts $1, $2. Hoffman's Toggery Shop.
HAD PASSED A CENTURY
Mrs. Mary Roll Dies at the Extreme
Age of One Hundred and Two
Years.
The funeral of Mrs. Mary Roll, whose
death occurred yesterday morning, took
place this afternoon from the home of
her son and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. S. C.
Hays, 3005 Bryant avenue S. Mrs. Roll
had the
an enth-eunusual
century for sh wa 10 2 years
old when she died. The celebration of the
hundredth anniversary of her birthday,
which took place at the Hays' home two
years agoH was an event long to be rer
'membered in the neighborhood.
Mrs. Roll was the daughter of a revolu
tionary soldier, George Westphall, and
was born in a log cabin in Dayton, Ohio.
She was the first white child born in
Dayton, and when that city celebrated its
centennial three years ago, she was in
vited to be its guest, as she was the only
one living who knew of the early days
from personal experience. Her life was
passed on the frontier settlements of
Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Dakota. She
came to Minneapolis to make her home
with her daughter about three years ago.
About that time she had a fall which
crippled her for a time and made it im
possible for her to accept the Dayton
invitation.
At the time of her hundredth birthday
Mrs. Roll took an active interest in pub
lic affairs. Her slender form was bowed
by age and her face bore the imprint of
time but her eyes shone with youthful
fire and her enthusiasm was not rivaled
by the younger members of the family.
She talked interestingly of the varied
events of her long life and recalled many
amusing stories of the war of 1812 in
which she and her family took part and
told them with a keen sense of humor
that made them charming. Shortly after
her arrival in Minneapolis she went with
a friend to church. The minister intro
duced her to the congregation from the
pulpit, and after the service she held a
reception and the people' crowded to shake
hands with a woman who counted her
years by the hundred.
"A hundred years is too long for a
woman to live," she said" at the time of
her birthday. "I don't expect to live
much longer and I don't want to. All
of my friends have gone and I want to
be with' them.
Her descendants number forty-eight'
grandchildren, ninety^great grandchildren,
and six great-great grandchildren, besides
three daughters, Mrs. S. C. Hays. Minne
apolis Mrs. E. Grenard, Douglas, Ariz.,
and Mrs. D. Hauser, St. Louis, Cal.
distinctioen ofsliving
MRS. MARY ROLL.
JOHN E. GOULDFuneral from resi
dence. 23 Grove place, at 2:30 p. m. to
morrow. Interment at Lakewood.-
BRIDGE NEARS COMPLETION
New Approach to the University on
Fourteenth Avenue SE.
Work on the new bridge across the
Great Northern tracks at Fourteenth ave
nue SB was resumed yesterday. The ap
proach to the university will be com
pleted in about two weeks. The bridge
is the same width as the street and will
make a noteworthy improvement'in the
university surroundings. It was designed
by A. M. Burch, -a graduate of the en
gineer's school, class of '95. The south
end of the bridge is opposite the main
arch of the Pillsbury memorial fence,
which is also nearly completed, The walk
will now be straight from Fourteenth ave
nue to the main building of the "U."
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HEAR BOTH SIDES
Hennepin Delegation Will Listen to
Arguments on the Music
Hall Plan.
" .-"- -
W. L. Harris Says the Armory Plan
Would Not Be a Feasible
One.
Plans for the proposed auditorium and
music hall in the court of the city and
county building will be considered at a
meeting of all parties interested at the
rooms of the courthouse commission this
evening. At the meeting of the Hennepin
legislative delegation yesterday a com
mittee of five was apopinted o hear both
sides of the question and determine the
feasibility of the project.
Leading architects will tell why they
favor or oppose the scheme the court
house commissioners and originators of
the idea will give their reasons for sup
porting it aldermen will outline then
position -and still others will argue in
behalf of the erection of a building of
such proportions' as to accommodate a
large auditorium to be used as a conven
tion or music hall and an armory. /The
question has excited such general- inter-
est among all classes that a lively met
ing is expected and it is certain that all
interests will be ably represented.
Armory Plan-Impracticable.
W. L. Harris, asked his opinion of the
relative merits of the courthouse and the
armory combinations for an auditorium,
said:
"I am not wedded to the courthouse
proposition if anything better develops, so
long as it is tangible, definite, and gives
us within a reasonable time the hall we
need so badly. If sufficient amount of
money were provided to give us a proper
ly arranged hall, in conjunction with the
proposed armory buildnig, it would be all
right, but I am not in favor of using the
same room for a drill hall and an assem
bly hall, for this reason: The level floor
necessitated for a drill hall is entirely
out of the question for a properly arranged
assembly hall. Moreover, the seats in
such a hall should be permanent, as well
as on an incline, and it would be an ever
lasting nuisance to have to tote the chairs
in arid out every time there was a de
mand for the hall. Then, again, the chairs
would necessarily be light, uncomfortable
affairs.
"As-1 understand it the drill hall is in
use, except during the summer, five nights
a week, and all that the public could ex
.pect in the way of accommodation, would
be that occasfonal evening which would
not interfere with the drill. The require
ments of a dril hall necessitate a hall
built without posts, therefore it would be
impossible to put the drill hall in the base
ment, or the assembly hall on the second
floor, even if it is were desirable to do so.
The armory building is intended, as I un
derstand it, to be about 150 by 200 feet.
"Now I am not at all in favor of using
the drill hall for a public assembly hall ex
cept on occasions where we -need a hall
accommodating five or six thousand peo
ple, where they do not mind being crowd
ed, where people are willing to stand up if
necessary, and where the essentials'of a
modern auditorium are not demanded. I
think the armory would work in finely for
such gatherings, but it cannot be made a
proper incline together with a permanent
stage also with fixed seats, or at least
semi-detachable. I think the armory idea
would work in finely for such a case as I
have indicated, but for such events as
graduation exercises of our schools, con
ventions, city inaugurals, meetings to dis
icuss civic affairs, receptions to promin
ent visitors, lectures, etc., it is not admis
sable as a practicable proposition. If the
hall idea is combined with the armory, tt
should be practically a separate building,
and I do not believe it would be possible
to build such a building, properly equipped
for less than $250,000, and this without
any consideration of a fire-proof struc
ture.
"This is the mathematical problem that
confronts usif it is going to cost from
$100,000 to $120,000 to instal the proposed
hall in the courthouse, where there is no
foundations or walls to build, where the
lobby or entrance, the exits, waiting
rooms, toilet-rooms, coatrooms . are al
ready installed in a fire proof building,
with heating, lighting and ventilating
plants already to be connected, how much
will it cost to build a detached building
with anything like these advantages?"
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FAVORS COURTHOUSE PLAN
Apollo Club Is the Latest Champion of
This Scheme.
The Apollo club adopted a resolution
last evening indorsing the plan for a mu
sic hall and auditorium in the court of
the city and county building. With the
musical sentiment of Minneapolis coming
out thus strongly in favor of the project,
its champions say there can be no such
word as "fail." The club has a member
ship of sixty-five representative citizens,
and is one of the strongest musical or
ganizations in the northwest. The club
earned $3,600 from its concerts during the
year, its expenses being within $50 of that
amount.
The officers for the coming year are:
Musical director, H. S. Woodruff presi
dent, Frank M. Joyce vice president,
George B. Eustis secretary, W. H. Eich
man treasurer, I. D. Cooper librarian,
F. R. Wilson- The eight new directors are
George H. Lugsdin, Harry B. Wood, F.
M. Rutten, Dr. W. H. Cord, O. F. Morris,
Dr. F. H. Brimmer, Philip H. Brooks and
H. A. Stuart. The two hold-over direc
tors are C. E. Hasey and F. R. Mason.
NORWAY SENDS THANKS
Receipt of 37,174.42 Crowns From
Minnesota for Famine Suffer
ers Is Acknowledged.
Senator L. O. Thorpe, chairman of the
committee appointed by Governor Van
Sant to collect funds for the relief of
the starving peasants in Finladn. Sweden
and Norway, has received a personal let
ter from Bishop J. M. Skaar of Thrond
hjem, Norway, in which he acknowledges
the receipt of 37.174.72 crowns from the
Minnesota, relief committee. This amount
has been distributed- among the gov
ernors or amtme^i of the northern dis
trict's of Norway, the bishop of Tromsoe
and the clergymen of the established
churcb at Hammerfest, for further dis
tribution in their respective localities.
The writer assures* the Minnesota com
mittee that the distribution has been
made with charity ancl honesty, and it has
been a labor of love on his part. The
bishop writes that the conditions in north
ern Norway have, been improved by the
opening of the fishing season, which has
supplied the inhabitants with plenty of
food.
00M0 AVENUE IMPROVERS
Their Association Prepares for a
Good Season s Work.
A very enthusiastic meeting of the
Como Avenue improvement association
was held at the borne of James T. Elwell,
945 Fourteenth avenue SE. The work of
the association for the year previous was
discussed, and it was shown that a great
improvement had been made in that part
of the city. For the present year it is
proposed to extend the boulevards by
narrowing the roadway on most of the
streets from 32 to 34 feet. The aldermen
will be asked to provide more curb and
gutter, better crossings, and that the via
duct crossings at Tenth and Como, and
Fifteenth avenue SE be whitewashed.
THE MINNEAPOLIS: JOURNAL.!}~t .
BIG BAKERSDROP IN
Executive Committee of Master Ba
kers'National Association in
Session Here.
Three Cities, Including Minneapo
lis, Are After the Technical
Baking School.
The establishmerit of a bakers* tech
nical school at Minneapolis, Chicago or
Pittsburg will be discussed this afternoon
at the West hotel by the executive com
mittee of the National Association of Mas
ter Bakers. The committee arrived this
morning and at once began the consider
ation of various matters in which the as
sociation is interested.
The school question, to c ome up at the
afternoon session, has been under inves
tigation for a long time by subcommittees
of the master bakers. The. association
had become familiar with the work of a
private school at Chicago that pi-ovided
technical instruction for several years, in
the scientific making of bread and in the
conduct of a modern bakery. This school
equipped many students satisfactorily and
demonstrated the need of technical in
struction for the advancement of the ba
kery business. The Chicago school is now
closed.
"We can say very little at this stage,"
explained President Frank R. Shepard of
the national asociation to-day, "except
that our comimttee is going to hear re
ports of special committees, and then dis
cuss the advisability of recommending,
either that the asociation establish a tech
nical school, that is a school under its
auspices, or that the association give its
support to some school that wfll be es
tablished by private enterprise. We are
all convinced that such a school would
be of great practical value to American
bakers."
Mr. Shepard could not disclose what
offers were before the association. But it
is understood that Chicago has tendered
inducements for a school in the windy
city that Pittsburg has exploited its fa
cilities for producing well-smoked loaves,
and that Minneapolis has argued that the
best bread could be made from the best
flour.
Wherever established, the school would
be well patronized by the 500 prominent
bakers that now constitute the national
association.
"We shall also takes up the proposition
of organizing a mutual insurance com-
pany," :
The sessions which will continue until
Thursday or later will be executive.
Members of the committe are gratified
at their hospital reception. They have all
been accorded the privileges of the Min
neapolis club, where they will be enter
tained at luncheon to-morrow noon as the
guests of the local millers.
The committee is": Frank R. Shepard,
Boston, president Louis Schmalz, Hobo
ken, N. J., first vice president H. R.
Clissold, Chicago, secretary Charles E.
Abbott, New York, treasurer J. E. Mc
Kinney, St. Louis., Mo. W. M. Regan,
Minneapolis. Miiin. Martin Simon, Cin
cinnati, Ohio William Freihoffer, Phila
delphia. Pa. J. D. Nasmith, Toronto, Ont.
R. B. Ward, Pittsburg, Pa.
BOBBED BY MONTE MEN
Oscar Green of Montana En Route
to Europe, Loses a $500
Roll.
Oscar Green of .Great, ^alls, Mont., who
is:
on fits way to then
at police headquarters 'last' night and
reported that he had lost $500' in a three
card mbrite game on the Great Northern
Flyer yesterday afternoon. He explained
that the money was lost to two confidence
men but added that a third man seemed
connected with the swindlers. He fur
nished a careful description of the men,
but the police do not think they came to
the city.
Green became acquainted with the men
as the train was leaving Fargo yesterday
morning. One of them claimed to be
the son of the vice president of the First
National bank at Great Falls, and said he
had often heard his father speak of Green.
The three men traveled together until
they arrived within a few miles of An
oka, when they induced green to go into
the smoker and engage in a three-card
monte game. A few minutes later Green
had lost $500.
As the train was pulling into Anoka,
both men jumped from the train. Just
then a third man spoke to Green and told
him that he had better get off the train,
too. as the conductor had telegraphed
ahead to have all three men arrested for
gambling in the smoker. Green refused
to get off the train and the third man re
mained with him. When the train
reached Minneapolis this man tried to in
duce Green to go to St. Paul, but he re
fused and got off at the union station.
FEDERAL BUILDING CONTRACT
The H. N. Leighton Co,, Will Re
model Minneapolis Structure.
To the H. N. Leighton company of Min
neapolis has been awarded the contract
for enlargement of the Minneapolis fed
eral building at its bid of $224,735. The
work is to be completed in eleven
months. The same compans* is now put
ting temporary floors in the courtrooms
of the building, preparatory to moving
offices from the top floors during rebuild
ing.
EDITOR VS. PUBLISHER
They Get Into Court, Where They Are
Advised to Settle Differ
ences Quietly.
Axel Kringelbach, editor of the Spong
fuglen, a South Minneapolis Norwegian
paper, was in police court yesterday
charged with threatening to break the
peace. The complaint was sworn out by
Martin TJlvestad. a book publisher whose
place of business is at 2507 Riverside ave
nue. TJlvestad says Kringelbach criticized
him editorially, and that when he remon
strated Kringelbach threatened to thrash
him. The case was dismissed and the
men advised to settle their differences
quietly.
FAMINE WORK DONE
Final Reports on the Hennepin County
Canvass Will Be Received
To-morrow.
The work of the Hennepin county ex
ecutive committee of the state relief fam
ine fund committee is practically com
pleted and a meeting will be held to-mor
row afternoon to wind up the affairs of
the committee and listen to reports from
Secretary Harry Swenson and Treasurer
N. O. Werner.
It is estimated that,the people of Min
nesota have raised in the neighborhood
of $125,000 for the famine sufferers, an
amount far in excess of that raised by the
people of any other state in the union..
The disbanding of the famine relief
committee will probably: be followed by
the organization of a committee to aid
those people of the famine districts who
wish to remove to this country. A plan
has been proposed by Rev. William Faulk
ner of securing a large tract of land in
the northern part of the state where such
immigrants can be provided for without
large outlay.
The latest contribution reported to Sec
retary Swenson is $183 from the printers
secured thru W. A. Willard. Of this,
amount $50 was given by Kimball & Stor
and $25 by Byron & Willard.
old country called
MURDER DONE
AT OWATONNA
Harry Krier Shot to Death on the
Railroad Track by an Un
known Assailant.
One Bullet Wound Found in the
TempleMurdered Man Was
Well Known.
Special to The Journal.
Owatonna, Minn., April 14.Harry
Krier, one of the best known men in Owa
tonna, was shot to death late last night
by some unknown person. The police and
county attorney are closely examining all
clues but so far results are not encourag
ing.
Krier was murdered on the railroad
track which he was traversing to reach
his house in the northern* part of the
town. He was shot but once, in the tem
ple. All his money was taken, but his
watch and chain were not disturbed.
Robbery was clearly the motive.
Near the body were found two revolvers
and a pair of rubber shoes. One of the
revolvers had not been fired at all and
in the other but one chamber was empty.
There were marks In the soil indicating
that Krier tried to run from his assail
ant. There must have been a hand to
hand scuffle between the men as Krier'a
vest was disarranged and his collar and
tie were torn away.
Krier was about 45, and his family con
sisted of his wife and five children. He
was a saloonkeeper and the proprietor of
a billiard hall and bowling alley, and did
an extensive business. His place was
largely patronized by transients, and for
that reason he Avas well known in all this
section.
A cigarmaker in Krier's place yesterday
to collect a bill noticed that a negro, sup
posed to be with an Uncle Tom's Cabin
companj' which has been playing here, was
also present, and that he wore rubber
shoes similar to those found near the
body. This negro cannot be found and
is thought to have left with the company
this morning. The clue, slight as it is,
will be followed up.
All neighboring points have been ad
vised of the murder and twin city officials
were telegraphed this morning. Some ef
fort has been made to get a pair of blood
hounds to follow the trail, but so far has
not been successful.
THE ROYAL BURLESftUERS
Some Good Singing and Clever Specialties
at the Dewey This
Week.
One of the. best features of the New
Royal Bui-lesque company, at the Dewey
theater this week, is the chorus work.
Manager Clark has collected a score of
young women who sing much better than
the average aggregation. Otherwise- tne
burlesques are rather flat, for the dialog
is remlsceat (to speak euphemistically),
and the comedians mediocre. The spec
tacle of. performers pelting each other
with paper packages has ceased to be
funny.
The star feature.of the olio is a novel
turn by James and Ella LaVail on the
chain ladders and silver arch. The two
perform a number of difficult feats, with
a finish which makes the turn especially
pleasing. Rosalie sings two or three
songs with fair voice and expression, and
makes a. hit by a confidential talk with
the audience upon various matters. M. J.
Kelly, George Davis and Rosalie present
a comedy sketch, "R U a Dr?", which
contains some clever lines. Lillie and
May Crawford, in song, dance' and char
acter changes, are not bad, and the Cen
tury Comedy Four is no worse than most
male quartets.
THE MUSICIAN GREW TIRED
An Informal Dance Said to Have Been
Interrupted by a
Fight.
Alex Sayoti's efforts to prolong an in
formal dance in a boarding-house at 121
Monroe street NE, last evening, led him
into police court this morning. He was
charged with assaulting Sam Dotlof. a
fellow boarder, but pleaded not guilty.
His case was continued until to-morrow.
From the stories told by witnesses of the
affair, two girls employed in the house
and. nine boarders were the dancers. Sam
Dotlof, who plays a mouth organ, was
the musician. For a long time Dotlof
played the organ and the others danced.
At last Dotlof got tired. The girls en
treated him to continue. The men sec
onded their requests, but Dotlof refused.
At this point Sayoti is said to have
crossed the room and struck Dotlof in the
eye and on the nose several times.
SECRET ORDERS WILL AID
In Swelling Parade Memorial DayCom
mittee In Charge Specially
Desires It.
Memorial day preparations are pro
gressing and the committee on invitations
announces that the street demonstration
will be one of the largest ever attempted
here. It is expected that the soldiers
at Fort Snelllng under the command of
Captain Kline will be in line, together
with the National Guard of Minnesota,
veterans of the Spanish war and Philip
pine insurrection, and the Sons of Vet
erans.
The committee in charge will spare no
labor or expense to make the pai-ade an
exceptionally fine one and is especially
anxious to have in line all sceret, fra
ternal and labor organizations of the citj-,
in fact all oi ganizations that march un
der the stars and stripes. The command
ers or chief officers of the various or
ganizations are requested to report to
C. H. Mero, 416 New York Life building,
as soon as possible.
POSTMASTER FOR DEEPHAVEN.
Special to The Journal.
Washingtonu. April 14.Postmasters
appointed to-day:
MinnesotaBlack Hammer, Houston
county. Oscar K. Bagley Deephaven, Hen
nepin county, Auburn M. Shuck Merton,
Steele county, George E. Weber.
IowaDaytonville, Washington countv,
M. L. Webster.
South DakotaNewton. Brule countv,
J. E. Wright.
WisconsinRedcliff, Bayfield county,
Paul Miethke. -
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A Chapter by General J. W. Bishop Given
Before the State Historical
Society.
The difficulties, and especially the grass
hoppers, against which railroad builders
contended in Minnesota thirty years ago,
were related last night b5' General J. W.
Bishop of St. Paul before a meeting of the
state historical society at its rooms in
the capitol. General Bishop's paper was
"A History of the St. Paul & Sioux City
Railroad." This road, originally styled
the Minnesota Valley railroad, is now a
part of the North-Western system. Gen
eral Bishop was chief engineer of the Min
nesota Valley company from lb87 to 1872
and general manager of the St. Paul &
Sioux City company from 1873 to 1SS1.
Judge Francis N. Crosby of Hastings.
Edward M. Johnson of Minneapolis, and
Chauncey N. Griggs of St. Paul were elec
ted life members of the society.
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THE BROTHERS YEP
Yep Sing and Yep Ling, late of Canton.
China, madei gestures yesterday
before LT
nite d States Commissionenaftei'rioo r
Charles' Spencer at the federal building,
St. Paul.' These gestures were to show
that the Messrs. Yep could talk no Eng
lish. The hearing was continued until this
afternoon, that Commissioner Spencer
might find time to secure an interpreter.
The two Yeps are charged with violating
the Chinese exclusion act. They were ar
rested at Rochester. Minn., where they had
recently arrived from Montreal on a visit
to their brother, Yep Hinsr. Iiin.g', a reno
vator of linen, is comparatively American,
but neither Sing nor Ling could .substanti
ate their one intelligible statement, "Me
'Melican."
MINING COMPANY INDICTMENTS
Understood to Have Been Wrawn Before
Grand Jury Recess.
Judge Elilott yesterday afternoon lis
tened to the second report of the present
grand jury and then adjourned that body
until May 4. The last few days have been
occupied, principally at least, in the in
vestigation of the affairs of the Hunter
Creek Mining and Milling company. Two
or three indictments are understood to
have been found, altho no arraignments
have as let been made.
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