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Running Deer, a Sioux 70 Years of
Age, Stabbed Her Friend
*to Death.
Another Woman in the Tepee Seri
ously WoundedTrial to Be
Held in Helena.
Special to The Journal.
Helena, Mont., July 10.Running Deer,
a Sioux Indian woman, 70 years old. is
in the Helena jail, where she will remain
until the United Staets grand jury in
quires into her case. She is charged with
the murder of Kills Twice, a Crow
woman, with whom she lived for many
years at the Pine Ridge agency. She
had a niece. Kills Twice, on the Crow
reservation, and visited and remained
with her for a time.
The old woman was an objeot of char
ity, and some of her new-found friends
arranged a benefit dance in her behalf,
and from the proceeds of the dance a
team of horses and a wagon were pur
chased. The husband of Kills Twice
took care of the property for the old
Running Deer finally became possessed
with the idea that her friends had stolen
her team and, seizing a long knife, she
plunged it into the stomach of the young
er woman. At the same time she slashed
another squaw, seriously injuring her.
The bucks were in another hut and they
ran out. Kills Twice, after being stabbed,
knocked the old woman down with a,
A physician was sent for and did all
possible for the wounded woman, but
she died the following day. Running
Deer was placed under arrest and held in
in confinement at the Crow Indian
agency, where she had a preliminary
hearing before United States Commis
sioner Miller, and was bound over to
await the action of the grand jury, and
brought here yesterday for trial.
F f*
Four Are Announced at a Fare and a
Merchants are announcing excursion
rates to the twin cities which will enable
the customers of the wholesale houses to
visit them for the fall buying. Four ex
cursions will be given at a fare and a fifth.
One will be fair week. Tickets for the
excursions will be sold on the certificate
plan. The first excursion is July 25 to
Aug. 1 second, Aug. S to 15 third, dur
ing fair week and fourth, Sept. 26 to
Oct. 3.
Both Roads Get Privileges.
The secretary of the interior has solved
the problem arising out of the controversy
between the Soo road and the Great
, Northern over the right of way thru the
'White Earth Indian reservation in Minne
sota by granting the right to both com
panies. The two companies desire to con
nect their lines north and south of the
reservation by building connecting links
across the reservation, and each sought to
keep the other out on technical grounds.
The proposed roads wil parallel each
Rates to Hot Springs.
The Minneapolis & St. Louis road has
anounced that hereafter on the first and
third Tuesdays of each month it will sell
tickets at homeseekers* rates to Hot
Springs, Ark. The rates are one fare
plus $2 for the round trip. They are good
for twenty-four days, of which three days
are consumed in travel, so that persons
availing themselves of the rates can spend
twenty-one days at the Springs. Under
the homeseekers' rates the round-trip fare
is made $30.15.
L. & N. Annual Meeting.
At a meeting of the board of directors
of the Louisville & Nashville yesterday
Augustus Belmont resigned as chairman
of the bonrd. Henry Walters was unani
mously elected in his stead. The direct
ors declared the regular semiannual divi
dend of IVz per cent. The report for the
year ending June 30 showed a surplus after
dividends had been deducted of $3,123,459,
an increase of $1,276,152 over the previous
year. The gross earnings were $36,415,389,
an increase of $4,703,132 operating ex
penses. $23,950,565, increase $3,048,127 net
income, $11,164,824, increase $1,655,005.
New W. P. A. Mileage Book.
Concerning the new mileage book on
trains G. H. MacRea of the Omaha said:
"The new book will be placed on sale
over all the lines of the Western Passenger
association, with possibly one exception,
not earlier than Sept. 1. It will meet the
objections of jobbers, commercial trav
elers and other large users of mileage in
that the book will be the same as any
mileage book, but good on all lines and
subject to a rebate within a year. The
new book will be sold on a 2-cents a mile
basis, plus a redemption fee of 50 cents.
Milwaukee Earnings.
The Milwaukee statement of earnings shows
a successful year. The May statement showed an
Increase of 6 per cent over last year. It is said
that the earnings for June were approximately
the same as for the previous month, in which
case gross earnings for the year are something
like $47,300,000, which compares with $45,613,-
000 in the preceding year, while net earnings
approach $16,000,000, as against $15,416,000 in
The gross earnings of the Rock Island for
eleven months are scheduled at $43,611,814, an
increase of $4,340,333.
An increase of 20 per cent in gross and 19 per
ct'iit in net earnings for the month of May is the
showing of the Canadian Pacific.
The Chicago Great Western gross earnings for
June were $587,069, as compared with $543,929
for the same month a. year ago, an increase of
(J. H. Hcrrald, chief clerk in the engineering
department of the Great Western, has been ap
pointed division engineer with headquarters at
Ked Wing, to succeed C. P. Cogswell, Jr.. who
resigns to go Into business.
It is reported that the earnings of the Burling
ton for the year ending June 30 will exceed by
more than $000,000 the estimate of $60,000,000
made by James .1. Hill when the road was ab
sorbed by the Morgan-Hill interests.
The Chicago Great Western has announced an
excursion rate of $5 from Dubuque to St. Paul
and return for July 18. The return limit of the
tickets will not expire until July 25. The regu
lar one-fure rate from Dubuque to St. Paul is
. San Francisco Wasp.
"There is a tide in the affairs of men,"
said the man who habitually quotes
Shakspere, "which taken at its flood,
leads ot to fortune."
"Yes," replied the man who had mar
ried an heiress "I remember the tide
that led no my fortune well."
"What tide was that?"
"It was eventide ,and we were sitting
in the garden."
....-.- SAGE ADVICE.
Philadelphia Press.
*~ "Ira, get up," Mrs. Gayman called,
shaking her sleepy husband. "If you're
going downtown with Asa you'll have to
hury. Asa's up." ~
"Aces up?" replied Gayman, sleepily.
"You win the money. I never did have
amy luck."
44th Semi-Annual
Reduction Sale*
Goes on at a rapid ratemore rapid than we anticipate, which emphasizes more than ever the urgent need of stock reducing. Our duplicate stock rooms have already
been torn away and the merchandise placed in their respective departments, which are crowded to their full extent. The prices placed on all merchandise offered for
to-morrow's sale indicate the general reduction that exists throughout our entire store. Our new and enlarged clothing departmeits will be ready for your inspection in
about four weeks.
All Boys' Sailor Suits, Half Price.
Our stock of Boys' Sailor Suits, was unusually large, so
the offering of last Wednesday leaves good picking for
Saturday, and this hot weather will make the news even
more welcome.
Included are all sailor suits in stockfancy Poplins with
silk collars and cuffs, imported serges, homespuns and
wool crashesall fully up to the "Plymouth" standard
in tailoring, quality and styles.
$15 Suits, $7.50.
$12 Suits, $6.00.
$10 Suits, $5.00.
$8 Suits, $4.00.
This includes everything in stock, none reserved,
for early comers.
Boys' "Star" and "K. and E." Blouses, 69c.
A table full of these well known Shirt Waists and Blousesall the
best patterns and colorings of the season in dainty percales and madras
clothssome with attached turn-down collars, others with plain firi-
neck band for white collar. All are regular $1 garmentsspecial OVC
.50 Shirt Waist Dresses, $3.75.
An offering of 400 of our prettiest Shirt
Waist Suits in our newest and most summery
stuffs. They are all spic-span new and only
just finished especially for us by one of New
York's most exclusive makers.
There are lots of pretty colors, although the most popular
suits are made of plain white lawns, handkerchief linens
and batistes, in various styles. The waists are prettily em
broidered or trimmed with rich Cluny laces, some open down
the front, others in back. Each has a stock collar and tie.
. The skirts are made seven, nine and twelve
gore, with flare some with effective hemstitch
in place of the ordinary seams all are unusu
ally pretty and appropriate for the hot days of
summereither in town, country or at the lake
side. All dresses formerly sold up g ^ IrC
to $7.50 Saturday go at. ..... J|)0/*)
Ladies' Fine Hose, 25c.
An importer's sample line together with the odds and ends from our
own large stock, all to be sold Saturday at 25c. There are in the lot
lace Hsles. silk plated hosiery, embroidered instep, gauze lisle and sea
island cotton, all in the daintiest and latest patterns, former prices ^ g
ranging from 50c to $2, all Saturday at only OC
Choice Millinery, $5.
The last of our choice hats that are to be closed out at $5 there area
few Imported Models together with about fifty of our own most exclusive
styles in large hats, turbans, toques and bonnets, also a few white
hats, tuscans and chiffon and jet hatsSaturday your choice at. . .
Children's Trimmed Hats, $1.50.
All hats formerly selling at from $3.50 to $8 00.
Ribbons at 25c Yard.
Entire stock of best grade gibbons, in width from 60 to 100always
sold at from.50c to $1.25.
Copy of the Article Mysteriously
DisappearsSharp Practice
by the Attorneys.
Special to The Journal.
Winnipeg, flan., July 10.The charge of
criminal libel against J. W. Dafoe, editor
of the Free Press, occupied the attention
of Magistrate Baker at the police court
all day yesterday.
Summarized the proceedings resolved
themselves into a duel between the counsel
on either aide, ostensibly on technical
points, but really on very serious issues.
A court of investigation is not competent
to decide more than the main question as
to whether a libel has been published, and
if so to commit the person against whom
a charge is made out to the assizes. Coun
sel for the Free Press was anxious to have
the whole case before the magistrate, al
tho knowing this to be impossible, their
object being to get their side of the case
pUt before the public and to have an op
portunity of republishing their charges
against Dr. McFadderi, so as to influence
the election.
Acting on this principle, they offered to
make admissions as to the writing and
publishing of the article complained of in
order to save the time of the court.
The magistrate made a fair offer, name
ly either to enlarge the case to enable him
to look into the points raised as to his pow
ers to receive this evidence, or to expedite
matters by refusing to accept it at once
so that a mandamus might be applied for
to compel him to do so.
At first Mr. Howell, Kansas City, for
the Press spoke of their hurry to go on
and of his intention to apply immediately
for a mandarous, out directly the magis
trate offered a decision to enable him to
Chicago News.
"What am I to do." asked the very
young man who was about to butt into
society, "when the conversation gets too
deep for my comprehension?"
"Go to the owl, young man, consider
her ways and act accordingly," answered
the Sage from Sageville. "Look wise and
hoot occasionally."
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$5 White Pique Skirts, $3.
This concerns about sixty Skirts, all new
arrivals, in either plain or fancy pique, some
made yoke style, others plain with strapped
seams and still others with seven rows of par
allel tucks around the bottom these skirts
make the nicest kind of skirts for all outing
purposes and are ordinarily sold for $5 as a
special for Saturday the entire group is
marked Children's Peter Thompson Suits, $2.
The finest Wash Dresses for children on the
market todayall are made from dainty Scotch
Zephyrs in navy blue or plam pink with white
braid trimmingssuits regularly priced at
$3.75 and $4 go tomorrow (sizes 6, 8,
10 and 12) at ... '
Preparations for Enlarging Our Departments.
$6 00 Suits, $3.00.
$5.00 Suits, $2.50.
$4.00 Suits, $2.00.
$3.50 Suits, $1.75.
15he Great Plymouth Clothing House, Sixth and Nicollet.
accept, he came down and was more anx
ious for an enlargement.
Eventually the case was enlarged until
Tuesday. One curious fact elicited at the
afternoon session was that the copy of the
article had disappeared altogether. The
news editor had sworn it had been kept.
Only the head, which was in Mr. Da
foe's writing, was produced. The body of
the article could not be found. .
12J/2 HCours to Chicago Via Chicago Great
Western Railway.
The "Great Western Limited" now
leaves Minneapolis at 8 p. m., arriving
at Chicago at 8:30 a. m. the next morning.
Entire train of modern, comfortable
equipment, consisting of Club Car, Stan
dard and Compartment Sleeping Cars,
Free Reclining Chair Catrs and Dining Car,
with service a la carte. Tickets on sale
at City Ticket Office, corner 5th st and
Nicollet ave, or Great Western Depot, cor
ner Washington ave and 10th ave S, Min
neapolis, Minn.
58.00 to Chicago. J*
This low rate now in effect via Chicago
Great Western Railway. No intermedi
ate point higher. For further informa
tion apply to L. C. Rains, Gen'l Agent,
Cor. Nicollet Ave. and 5th St., Minne/
apolis. -
Elks' Excursion to Baltimore $27.50 for
the Round Trip. '
Tickets on sale July 17 and 18th at C ,
M. & St. P. ticket office, 328 Nicollet ave
nue. For full particulars address W. B.
Dixon,. N. W. P. A., St. Paul.
The new town of Lidderdale, Carroll
county, on the Omaha extension of the
Chicago Great Western railway will be
opened to. the public by ,an auction sale of
lots about the middle of July.
"Town Talk" tells all about thfr new
town on the Chicago Great Western rail
way. For free copy send to Edwin B? Ma-
giU,,Mgr.4, Townsite Dept., Fort Dodge, la.
200 Men' s Homespu n Suits, *12.
Never has there been such a sale of the finer grades of Homespun and Serge suits as during the past week.
The unusual demand has reduced many large lots to six or seven suits of a kind. Then there are many full lines
as well as many single suits. All suits in this sale are made to wear on the hottest days. Coats are quarter lined
with fine alpaca and pongee silk. Everything which adds weight to the garment has been left off. The cloths are
of open weave which allow free circulation of air and yet have a very stylish effect. We select our cloths
with especial care which permits perfect shapeliness to be tailored into each garment. If you have not selected your
summer suit there is a great saving in to-morrow's offer, as no suit has ever sold at less than $15 and the majority
Of them at $18 tO $20.
Great bargains Men's Straw Hats.
The Great Basement Salesroom.
Besides the best exclusire outfits in the regular department, The
Plymouth has a great Basement Salesroom where standard goods are
sold at much lower prices than any other dealers figure. For Saturday
we offer
'' Men's Suits at $7.50.
One and two of a kind, suits that sold all the way from
$12 to $18fine worsteds and cassimeres even though
the lot is small, all sizes are represented to start g|_ xLf\
with. Choice Saturday Jp/.DU
Men's $2 Straw Hats, 25c.
What is left from the clearing-up sale of the past two
days-English Dunstables, Mackinaw, Shinki and split
braids, yacht, sailor and soft roll brim shapes, all new
this season and worth up to $2. While they
iaSX* * - - - - .- - - - - -
In Basement Salesroom*
Ladies' Walking Skirts, $3.
Made from all wool Melton cloth in plain black and different shades of
grayskirts are plain seven gore with the late strapped seams all are dl O
made to sell at $5a special for Saturday.
Boys'Long Pant Suits, $1.50.
Less than the cost of the raw material, but there are only 25 suits, that
makes the difference. Sizes from 12 to 17 years. Not one &"i Cft
suit worth less than $5 in the lot Choice Saturday tJpX.Ovl
In Basement Salesroom.
Light Weight Clothing Will Be Found to
Aid Greatly In Promoting
Youth's Companion.
In a former number it was pointed out
that summer brings with it the opportun
ity for a radical change in habits, and for
the formation of some that need not be
dropped when summer ends, but may be
carried on, perhaps in modified form, the
year round.
Especial stress* was laid /upon the ad
vantage of the open windows, by means of
which the summer may practically be
passed in the open air, not only by the
leisure classes who spend months at the
seaside or in the hills, but also by the
workers doomed to live thru the hot
months in the large cities. The fresh air
is the first and greatest of the hygienic 6p-
portuniites offered by summer, but there
are others that should not be overlooked.
Of these clothing is a very important item.
Proper clothing for hot weather not only
adds immensely to comfort for the time
being, bttt may also .be made to aid in
the climb toward health. Light-weight,
porous garments, often washed, are good
in themselves without regard to tempera
ture. Most people would be better if they
were strong and hardy enough to trust to
them all the time. The thin woolen coat,
the widemeshed linen fabries and the
filmy muslins all give the air free access
to the skin, and permit it freely to give
off waste matter of the system.
Fashion oermits materials so airy in
texture for women that altho the skin may
freckle thru them on throat and arms,
the gain is worth the penalty. The light
weight is a great gain, especially to wo
men, who thus escape for a time the
thraldom of the senseless heavy skirt
dragging from the waist..*,,The gauzy,
feather-weight "^tmakes'ho strain on
scalp or hair and summer is the time
when the girl with* thin locks can begin
to make hair while the sun shines, and to
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Defective Page 1
Formerly Priced $i5 and $18.
Some Good News.
We offer to the man whose straw hat got
hopelessly spoiled on the Fourth, or to the
man who has still been clinging to his of last
year, a chance to choose tomorrow from two
splendid groups of hats priced in a manner
that is sure to appeal to his pocket. They
are all worth from a quarter more to double
the price at which they are marked new
summer styles, all heights of crown and
widths of brim, of split and sennit straw.
One lot at $1.50.
Another lot at $2.
Entire Stock of Fine Trousers.
In Basement Salesroom.
Men's $5 Coats at $1.
v A clean up sale of all odds and ends in men's summer
coats, silk sejersuckers, linen crash, golf coats, gray mohair,
black alpaca, fine blue checks and tan herringbones,
coats worth up $5, Saturday choice for .
Pure all wool worsteds and cheviots comprise this lotthey are all odd
lots and broken lines from our $3 and $4 tables on main floorpants that
are well cut and put together, thus insuring a perfection of fit seldom found
in pants at this price.
In Basement Salesroom.
Men's Pants at $2.
In Basement Salesroom.
In Basement Salesroom.
Sunbonnets, 15c.
There were a lot of them sold yesterday, but there are still lots left
2000 makes quite a pilethey make the nicest kind of sun shade for lake
wear or for wear about the yard in the mornings before you dress -J [J.
up. Any amount of pretty colors to select fromall go at JLOls
In Basement Salesroom.
Boys' Waists, i2c.
A few left from our last week's salemostly all large sizes, 12, 13 and
14, but regular 50c qualities, Saturday the remaining few are H ^lg%
In Basement Salesroom.
Wash Pants at igc.
A whole table full of wash pants made from duck, chambray
and Galatea, ages 3 to 14 years ..
In Basement Salesroom.
A Method of Making Their Vacations
Profitable as Well as
Good Housekeeping.
A novel but inexpensive bit of co-ORera
tion among a few families in our neigh
borhood last summer was rich in results.
In this group of families are boys and
girls of all ages, from 7 to 17, each of
them more or less interested in nature
work. W e have engaged a college stu
dent who is making a specialty ot the
natural sciences to devote an afternoon
twice a week to taking the boys out for
a nature walk and athletic training, while
one afternoon was devoted to nature
walks with the girls. This made the ex
pense very small to each of the dozen
families represented, while it enabled the
student to earn an honest dollar. The
children did not even know that he was
hired or that this was "work," but con
sidered it a great treat to go off in the
country with such an interesting young
man: Without attempting high science,
and avoiding technical terms, he taught
them a wonderful amount of simple and
very practical knowledge about birds,
plants, stones, animals, etc. The train
ing in memory, etc., and the inspiration
For men who are leaving town for a vacation,
here is an opportunity of rare merita chance
to take along a whole, suit case full of shirts
at about half the usual cost.
We have taken many of our regular $1.50
and $2 shirts and marked them down to $1
for Saturday. This includes many woven
madras and cheviot shirts with several lines of
the popular plaited fronts. The entire ^ ^
lot is marked for Saturday at just . . t|pA
Sale of Children's Shoes, Oxfords and Slippers.
All broken lots of Oxfords and Slippers in patent leather or plain kid,
values to $2.50. Sizes are goodsome Children's and some Q g -
Misses'all go on sale at . . . .......... . .. . -OC
Children's patent leather or kid, Strap Slippers, sizes to
11, that are worth $1.25 Saturday .........
Misses' Strap Slippers, new styles, patent or plain leath- A - gf*
ers, sizes 11 to 2 Saturday . ..... . $X.DU
recover the gloss and beauty marred by
her heavy fur toque.
Summer, again, is the time to start the
cold bath, with its accompanying rub
down, which so materially helps circula
tion. If this is begun with the first warm
spell it can be kept up with a little tem
pering all thru the winter, even by those
who "can't stand cold water."
With the open house day and night, the
morning and evening sponging, the thin,
light clohting, little or no meat, and a diet
of fresh fruit, fresh vegetables and pure
milk, delicate men and women may pass
thru a summer in town ^at their usual toil,
and show a physical balance to the good
at the end of it.
Boys' Climax Play Shoes, all solid, sizes to 5#, excellent values for $2. * * |"T|*
Our price ,
JULY 10, 1903.
Homespun Trousers $3 and $5.
The domestic fabrics are $3. The best imported homespun trousers
are priced $5, which is an unusually smasl price for the fine fabrics whichFloor
have been so thoroughly tailored and shrunk into shape. There iMaln s a great
assortment of patterns at each price. -
the children received from the real things
of nature has since proved of great value
to them. The boys also learned to swim
and do other athletic work, and the girls
got More or less of the same experience
that was decidedly beneficial. There was
just enough of this sort of thing to keep
the children hungry for it They lived
outdoors and in every way received more
benefit from having a little of this use
ful, sensible work than if they had been
allowed to go without any educational
endeavor whatever during the long sum-
Tickets on sale July 12th to 15th.
Return limit 30 days.
Good on the "Great Western Limited"
1882i9o3. %
44th Semi-Annual V
Reduction Sale.
-On Main Floor.
$8 to $10 Values.
There has. been a steadily increasing demand
for these excellent garments. Some customers
recognizing the advantage of being able to secure
the finest imported worsteds and cheviots at this
small price have selected two and three pairs.
In excellence of fit, shapeliness, durability and
comfort throughout long continued service
trousers can not be surpassed even by thne best
merchant tailored. -
Summer Suspenders 25c.
A large shipment, in-fact, the entire output of one large manufacturer
of high grade, light weight suspenders for the hot days. They come in
three different widths, narrow, medium and wide, in either lisle or silk
web, best elastic, either leather, cantab or silk ends. Suspenders^
made to sell at 50c and 75c, Saturday . &DQ
Washable Neckwear.
Special for SaturdayMen's string ties of fancy mercerized chev-
iots, linens and madras in club, batwing or straight string styles, either
regular or extra lengths, a great variety of colors and patterns and worth
at least a fourth more than we ask.
. 5c each, 6 for 25c,
10c each, 3 for 25c.
V 25c each for the best.
Men's Lace Front?Hos&
Our stock of this popular stocking is by far the most exclusive in the
city, embracing as it does everything from a good cotton lace front half
hose to an all silk or fine lisle thread stocking.
Men's Star Shirts, $1.
W^* - ^
mer. The plan is one that can be so
readily applied on either a large or small
scale that I look to see it adopted widely.
Steamer Northwest .-, /
Sails from Duluth for Buffalo every Tues
day evening. Twin City passengers by
Northern Pacific's afternoon "Lake Su
perior Limited" make nice connections
with the "Northwest." Call at Northern
Pacific City Ticket Office for rates and
information. ''.-'?
T O Chicago
An d Return
For information apply to
rY-*3$**& Minneapolis.
rtin'..ii .....n ^. - -m.
General Agent.
Fifth and Nicollet,
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