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WEATHER NOW AND THEN Maximum Temperature To-day 77 Degrees a Year Ago 76 Degrees. W: Awning Is an ObstructionJudge Diok inson to-day fined Joseph McHenry $10 for maintaining an awning over the side walk in front of a Minnehaha pavilion. McHenry said the place was owned by Joseph Parks and that he himself was not responsible, but the court ruled dif ferently. McHenry Is the second pavilion keeper in court for maintaining such ob structions. W. H. Kuhns. a rival pavll lion-keeper, it is said, thinks the awn ings interfere with his business and is determined to have them abolished. Mi SHORT CHANGERS BUSYTwo men and a woman worked a short change game in New Bos ton last night and succeeded in twindling two or three merchants Thev left Just a few minutes before Officer Van Itlckley was summoned lie furnished police headqiiarteis with a good de scription of the swindlers end officers are look ing for them. iff DAILY CANVASS No. 319 The Minneapolis Journal, out of 6,984 residences canvassed, had 6,582 subscribers the Evening Tribune 1,486, the Morning Trib une 826. The Minneapolis Journal in 90 apartment and flat buildings can vassed had 1,310 subscribersthe Evening Tribune 208 and the Morning Tribune 188. To-day's Canvass. Pleasant Avenue. Nicollet Ave. 12 Residences 8 Journals 5 E. Tribe. CAPTAIN LEONARD ALDRICH, Com pany F, Eighth Minnesota volunteers, died last evening at the Soldiers' Home, where he had resided but a short time. He was 84 years of age The body was sent to Farmington to-day. A. BOURGET, aged 41, died yesterday at his home, 38 Seventh street S, after three days' illness. He was a veteran shoe dealer and more recently had been employed at the Home Trade shoe store. He was a member of the Retail Clerks' union and of Champion camp, Modern Woodmen of the World. Funeral at 9 a. m to-morrow at the Church of Notre Dame de Lourdes. MOBRIS XENAN, aged 67 yenrs, died at St Mary's hospital yesterday afternoon. The re mains were shipped to Gracevllle, Minn., to-day. NONE KNOWS HIM Mutilated Remains at the Morgue Are Not Identified. No one has yet been able to identify the remains of the man who was killed on the Milwaukee tracks near Fourteenth avenue S last night. At first It was thought that they were those of a man named Hennessey, who lived on Twenty ninth aienue S, but further investigation shows that this identification is incor rect. The man was evidently about 40 years of age, had red mustache, blue eyes, and was of medium size, being about 5 feet 8 inches tall, and weighed about 150 pounds He wore the clothing of a laborer, having striped trousers, dark coat and a light Bhirt. The body was badly mutilated. CITY WATER INSPECTION Sr. Bracken Returns From an Im portant Northern Trip. Dr. H. M. Bracken of the state board of health has returned from a trip of in spection in the northern part of the state, accompanied by J. J. Fletcher of the uni versity. The tour was taken to investi gate the water supply of cities. They found bad conditions at Aitkin, which Professor Flathier proposed a play to remedy. 1 At Brainerd it is proposed to empty the sewage into the Misippi, but this Dr. Bracken declares would be dangerous to the cities below. For the same money a purefylng system could be constructed which would make the sewage harmless when It reaches the river. IWEPtAN TO PLEASE THEPEOPLEI i A Hint. Guess what this picture represents and then come in. We can explain how it will be money in your pocket to buy " one. THE BRANC H THE CITY ACCOUNTS Step Toward Securing a Proper Sys tem Taken by Interested Citizens. Meeting at Minneapolis Club to Pre pare Appeal to Tax Levy Board, A meeting was held at the Minneapolis club late this afternoon to which had been bidden representative business and professional men of the city, the object being to take steps for the installation of a new system of city accounts. It was the idea of those responsible for calling the meeting that the board of tax levy and the common council should be asked to make the proper provision for such a reform and that a complete and perfect system of inter-checking accounts should be devised by experts and installed. About two years ago Chicago did such a thing and the results have been won derfully gratifying, not only in money saved in disbursements, but also in closer and more complete colleotions. The reve nues of the city have been increased and its expenses decreased. Such a system would prevent the mjsterious dissemina tion, for Instance, of the permanent im provement revolving fund a problem that is causing city officials much perturbation and trouble. While it is not known until a careful examination by experts what such a system would cost, the figure is somewhere between $5,000 and $10,000. Of the saving It would effect, there is little doubt in the minds of those who have started the movement. GOTHAM'S HARD FIXmuchanedrefustehave * 28 Residences Labor Situation Here Isn't a Marker to Complications in That City. 14 Journals 0 M. Tribs. 9 E. Tribs. 2M. Tribs. Harriet Ave. Pillsbury Ave. WITH SIMPLE SERVICE Mortal Remains of Mrs. F.H. Peavey Are Laid to Rest. Simple funeral services for the late Mrs. Frank H Peavey were held this morning at the family residence, 2119 Paik ave nue. Only relatives and immediate friends of the family attended. Rev. M. D Shutter spoke briefly, with words of comport addressed to the family, dwelling on the reunion of husband and wife, sepa rated only a year and a half ago by Mr. Peavey's death. Of Mrs. Peavey he said that her eulogy had been written thru all the years, in the lives of her children. "She was a good mother. Earth can give no higher tribute heaven has no nobler ciown." Mis. Chapman read from the the Bible *nd from the writings of Mrs. Eddy, and appropriate hymns were sung. The hon orary pall-bearers were S. T. McKnight. "W. H. Dunwoody, O C Wyman, E J. Phelps, C. B Heffelfinger, James S. Bell, M B. Koon and James S Best. The ac tive pall-bearers were Messrs. "W. W. Heffelfinger, Ben. H. Woodworth, C. L. Deaver, James S Pettit, George Farn ham and Mr. Jordan. All of Mrs. Pea vey's immediate relatives were present. The interment was at Lakewood. T. Julian McQill Says Mammoth Buildings Stand Unfinished, Deserted and Gloomy. "If builders and contractors here think they are having their labor troubles they should take a look at New York," said T. Julian McGili, manager for the West inghouse Electric company, who returned from a trip thru the east yesterday. "Of coure the building which is delayed here is of relative importance, but one is thoroly impressed in New York with the fact that laboi troubles have build ing operations paralyzed, when first he sets foot on the Island "There are great big buildings, ten, fif teen and twenty stories high, some of them requiring but a month or so of woik to make them ready for occupancyand not so much as a hod carrier on any one of them. What it is costing the property owners to have the real estate standing idle without returning them a cent I can not even guess but those great big build ings without any sign of life on them re mind one of a cemetery. "And it looks like a deadlock, too. If the union men are detei mined to win the day, the contractors are just a little bit more detern ined to keep themselves free from the walking delegate, and that is practically all the fight is about. The contractors are willing to pay the union scale and to recognize the unions, but they will not stand the interference of the walking delegates and the visiting committees "It's very much the same in our own factory at Pittsburg. The company pays its men the regular scale and gives them half of what it may save by the intro duction of new machinery or a new tool. But it wont stand for the walking dele gate and just because one of them came in and said: 'Here, you can't put that washing machine down in the fourth aisle,' or something like that, and the company invitpd him to go out, the men wanted to strike on us "Business men down east, especially in New York, think that the crisis is rapidly appioaching and that the west will soon be in the same predicament that the east is." LIQUOR IN STALLS Windsor Hotel Private Dining-rooms Make Trouble for Newsham. "William H Newsham, employed in the Windsor hotel, First avenue N and "Wash ington, was in police court this.morning charged with selling liquor without a li cense. He pleaded guilty and Judge Dickinson fined him $50. Newham's arrest is the first in a cru sade against several places in the city. It was charged that the dining-room at the Windsor hotel had been partitioned into small winerooms and that liquor was being sold in them contrary to ordinance. Deputy License Inspector Chisholm went to the place and purchased liquor last night Chief Conroy said to-day that he in tended to Investigate other places where winerooms are said to exist. TIPS FOR VISITORS State Fair Guests Will Appreciate the Information Bureau. An information bureau for visitors will be conducted by the public affairs com mittee of the Commercial club during fair week in the old city hall building. It will be opened by Secretary W G. Nye the Saturday preceding the fair and will be continued a week When the hotels are filled applicants may go there to se cure rooms. It is probable that messen gers will be furnished to put strangers on the right cars and to conduct them to near-by places. _w^ BUCK'S ^gm FURNITURE GJJOSING CONTEST S 2nd Ave. South and Washington. tHB MINNEAPOLIS JOUBNALi? TAX TITLE PROBLEM The County Auditor Takes a Posi tion That Necessitates Its Re-solution. Does Securing of Tax Title Carry Cancelation of All Back Taxes? Upon the petition of Harold P. Good now, Judge Harrison has issued an alter native writ of mandamus, returnable Aug. 29, citing the county auditor to show cause why he refused to certify deeds to certain property in Island Park addition to Minneapolis and mark as canceled taxes on said property for years prior to its transfer on a tax title. The action af fects seventeen lots near Lake of the Isles. The question involved may mean thou sands of dollars to the county. It is held by the petitioner that the law, as handed down in a supreme court dlcision, is that the securing of a tax title has the effect of canceling all taxes delinquent prior to the date of the tax sale This being the law he holds that the county auditor is bound to certify as paid these back taxes and thus allow a clear title recorded in the register of deeds office. County Auditor Scott said this morning: "The petitioner in this case has a su preme court decision back of him but I do not think that ruling is just. At any rate, the law provides that the auditor shall certify a clear title only when all taxes are paid and I do not intend to do so unless they are. If the court orders me to marek these taxes canceled, very well good, but until it does, I shall steadily to do so. I should very like to the case taken to the suprem cour again." The property was sold at a tax sale in 1897 for 1895 delinquent taxes. Albert Johnson secured the property and after ward sold the same to the Minnesota De benture company, who in turn disposed of it to Mr. Goodnow. The unpaid taxes sought to be canceled are for the years 1890, 1891 and 1892, and involve a con siderable amount of money. SODINI MUST STAND TRIAL Judge Elliott Overrules the Demurrer to the Indictments. J. C. Sodini will have to stand trial on the charge of giving a bribe to Dr. A. A Ames in consideration of which the Columbia theater was allowed to run. Judge C B. Elliott this morning made an order overruling the demurrer to the indictments interposed by Sodirii. A mo tion to quash the indictments has also been made, argued and denied and now there is nothing standing between the ac cused and a jury trial, which will prob ably be held next term. BRAINERD CREDITORS ACT One Action Begun to Recover Lumber Worth $2,800. Pendleton & Gilkey have commenced an action in the district court against G. S. BraJ nerd and the Brainerd, Deckert & Blamer company to recover $2,S00 worth of lumber, which it is claimed defendants illegally hold. G S Brainerd is the lum berman who recently disappeared leaving his affairs in a tangled condition. No trace of him has yet been found. DIAMOND CONCERN WOUND UP Final Account of Tontine Savings Asso ciation Receiver Is Allowed. Judge A M. Harrison this morning al lowed in full the account of George P. Plannery, as receiver of the defunct Ton tine Savings association This practically winds up the affairs of the much adver tised Minneapolis diamond concern whihe was declared illegal, its charter revoked and a receiver appointed by Judge McGee a little over a year ago The receiver was allowed $22,000 for his services. The sum of $102,778.85 remains to be distrib uted among the contract-holders who have complied with the requirements as laid down by the court. LOCAL MEN GET A SLICE Contracts for Institution Supplies Let by State Board of Control. Contracts for the next quarter's sup plies for state institutions were let to-day by the state board of control. Several Minneapolis houses get a share of the business. Boutell Brothers get part of the contract for carpets and window shades Wyman, Partridge & Co share in the dry goods contract the Lyman Eliel Drug company gets part of the pharmaceutical goods and disinfectants, the Electrical Engineering company shares in the con tract for electrical supplies. Laundry starch and supplies go to the Twin City Laundry Supply company tapioca and sago to the Green & De Lait tre company, homeopathic medicines to the Minneapolis Pharmacy company cheese in part to Naas Brothers dried and evaporated fruits in part to the Green & J)e Laittre company hats and caps in part to the Palace Clothing House com pany men's furnishings and knitting cot ton in part to Wyman, Partridge & Co. mattress hair to Boutell Brothers illum inating oil to the Kunz Oil company and the Standard Oil company overalls to Wyman-Partridge & Co , and the Plym outh plumbers' supplies in part to the Gilmore-Rollins company paper in part to the John Leslie Paper company paint ers' supplies in part to J. B & C T. Moffett, rubber goods and hose in part to the W. S Nott company, suspenders in part to Wvman-Partridge shoemakers' supplies in part to J H Martin & Co. seeds in part to Northrop, King & Co. stationery in part to Edwin R. Williams salt fish in part to the Green & De Laittre company hosiery to Wyman-Partridge spices in part to the Green De Laittre company men's and boys' underwear to Wyman-Partridge misses' and children's underwear to the Plymouth belting, in part to the Plant Rubber company, and flour and feed in part to the Pillsbury Washburn company. ^ SAM GETS HIS GUN A Weapon That Chickens and Will Be Proud to Fall Before. A gathering of ^100 people, including all the state officials, in the governor's office to-day day, witnessed the presentation by Governor Van Sant of a magnificent shot gun to Executive Agent Sam Fullerton. The gun was the gift of the deputy game wardens of th estate to their chief. The gun was made to order of the finest steel and finely embellished with scroll work. One side of the stock is inlaid with a solid gold plate bearing the pre sentation inscription. The gun cost $400, and the case is genuine alligator, costing $125. The governor made the presentation speech and Mr. Fullerton was too over come to respond. ,, BUSINESS CHANGE AT MABEL. ' Special to Tie JournaJ. MORRIS J. TREVOR, Proprietor. Mattel, Minn., Aug. 18.Christopher & Fuw cett, hardware dealers, have sold their stock of goods to John Johnson of Spring Grove. - FREE DELIVERY FOB TWO. Special to The Journal. Washington, Aug. 18he postmaster general has authorized the establishment of city free deliTery at Le Mars. Iowa, and Antlgo. Wis.', on Nov. 1. Each city is to start wltn three cairiers and a substitute. ^ _ ^ , ^ ei*s i \ WHOSE SALOON NOW Is Joseph Parks, Declared Unfit to Have a License, Still Run- , ,' ' ning Saloon? Question Brought to Attention of - Police in a Case This * Morning. Joseph Parks, who was recently de prived of his license to run a saloon at 109 Ntcollet avenue, because of alleged immoral relations with a little girl, seems still to be proprietor of the saloon. Joseph McHenry, employed by Parks in a pavilion at Minnehaha Fails, this morning in a case relating to the pavilion, testified that Parks was proprietor of the saloon, tho the license stands in the name of Emil Johnson. Parks was taken before Judge Holt on a charge of criminally wronging a child. The court held him to the grand jury. Acting Mayor Jones, at the instigation of Superintendent Conroy, heard the girl's story and revoked Parks' license. The license was at once taken out by John son, who continued to run the saloon. Parks was seen about the place fre quently. Officers are, therefore, inclined to believe McHenry's testimony In regard to the ownership of the saloon. "Of course, I don't know, who really owns the saloon," said License Inspector Walsh to-day. "All I konw is that Parks' license was revoked and that Johnson took out a license for the place. Several times when I have passed there I have seen Parks about the place, and so far as I know he may be the real pro prietor of the saloon, altho Acting Mayor Jones and Superintendent Conroy have decided that he i& not a proper person to keep a saloon. I shall investigate and take proper action in regard to the mat- ter." IT COSTS TO GROW Nearly Every City Department Will Ask Larger Appropriation for Next Year. Police Needs Are Imperative and Other Departments Are Handi capped by Parsimony. City officials who are complying with the request of Controller Rogers to pre pare estimates of expense for next year are disposed to figure generousljl. Chief of Police Conroy wants about $50,000 more than wasallowed him this year in order to carry into effect a contemplated increase in the size of the police force, which is 'admittedly too small to patrol the city. The board of charities and corrections want nearly $40,000 more than'it had last year for there is a demand for new build ings at the city hospital and the work house. At the former institution there is a crying need for an emergency and de tention ward and an ambulance service. The council committee on gas wants nearly $50,000 additional for putting into effect the all night lighting schedule and will have the support of the Commercial Club. City Engineer Rinker is short handed to such an extent tha,t the efficiency of his department is impaired and says he needs at least two more men and $5,000 additional with which to take care of the increased work. Building Inspector Houghton insists that two more men are needed in his of fice, an inspector of warehouses, manufac turing plants and other large buildings down town and an assistant clerk in the office. , And so it goes down the whole line. The health department wants more money the board of education has about forty new teachers to care for the park board has a big load the recent bond is sues call for about $30,000 extra in the interest fund. It looks as if there will be an increase in every estimate and the boar dof ta xlevy will have just as merry a time next month as it has ever had. AN ODD FELLOWS' TEMPLE Grand lodge May Erect $1,000,000 Edifice at Baltimore. New York Sun Special Service. Baltimore, Md . Aug. 18 Among the busi ness to come before the sovereign grand lodge of Odd Fellows at the annual session here lext month will be a proposition to erect a temple in Baltimore, to cost not less than ?1,000,000. The temple is intended as a memorial to Washington Lodge No 1, the mother lodge of the order, which wss iourded here by Thomas Wildey. BOOM FOR LIBERIA Precious Stones Are Found in the Black Republic. New York Sun Special Service. London, Aug. 18The republic of Liberia, which, as an experiment rn behalf of tho negro has not been much to boast of, has better times in store as a row field for white enterprise A few days ago it was officially stated by Mr. Hayman, tho consul general of the re public in London, that diamonds had been discovered in the country cud it is now an nounced that a prospecting party sent out by thf West Africa Gold Concessions company, Ltd , has returned with fine specimens of cor* iindum in the form of both rubies and eaphires. BITTEN BY A RAT Assemblyman Williams of Cambria May Not Reoover. Special to The Journal. Cambria, Wis., Aug IS Assemblyman David G Williams lies at his home in a pre carious condition He was bitten some days ago by a rat. The wound, tho not serious, was painful, and refused to heal. Doctors who were called found that blood poisormg had set in and Mr. Williams' condition grew worse steadily. It is feared he may not re cover. DEATHS NEAR SAUK RAPIDS. Special to The Journal. Sauk P.apids. Minn., Aug. 18.-Miss Emily Lorenz died to-day of heart disease, at the age of 16 years. Mr&. Mary Duffy died yesterday at her home in Glhnan of canecr. She was 80 years of age and a widow. Ducks BIDING TBtlR TIME Chicken Slayers Waiting Till Sep tember 1 to Begin Their Operations. ' Very Little Illegal Shooting This YearPublic Sentiment Against It. SHORT-LIVED STRIKE. Speoial to The Journal. Winona, Minn., Aug. 18.Ten operators em ployed In the office of the Northwestern Tele phone company in this city struck because of ob jection to the chief operator. As a result the chief operator resigned and the girls are now lac at work. READJUSTING INSURANCE RATES. Speoial to The Journal. Hancock, Mich., Aug. 18Harry W. Trom bath, of Negaunee, assistant inspector or the Michigan insurance bureau, is in Hancock mak ing a thoro survey with a view to readjusting the prevailing rates of InsuranceThomas Rus sell, a young business titan, died of appendicitis. MANKATO KAN DIES SUDDENLY. Speoial to The Journal. Mankato, Minn.. Aug. 18.George W. Slade, for years agent of the United States Express company and secretary of the Mankato Saving and Building Association, died suddenly this noon of heart disease. He was about 55 years of age and was a well-known resident. WORKMAN'S TERRIBLE FALL. A. L. Moe. a laborer employed on the Foley Bros. & Kelly building at Fourth and Broadway, St. Paul, was seriously if not fatally injured by a fall this morning. He was working on a der rick on the third floor, when the derrick broke and Moe fell between the beams of the flout seventy feet. *,***-*. * * "I believe there is very little illegal chicken shooting going on in Minnesota," said Executive Agent Fullerton of the state game and fish commission to-day. "We get complaints of all kinds but are not able to verjfy them, and we have only caught two illegal hunters so far this season. That is not because we are not patrolling the field, for we have 122 wardens actively engaged in the work. Of that number 76 are volunteers, who are only paid out of fines they succeed in placing, but 46 are regular salaried men, who are out all of the time looking for offenders. Of course, they cannot be everywhere, and there is some hunting done on the sly, but I am satisfied there is much less than in former years. "I am satisfied that the change is due to public sentiment. It is unpopular now to hunt game out of season and in many places it is looked on as bad as stealing. Sportsmen generally favor waiting until the legal time, apd all starting in with an even chance. Enthusiastic amateurs are a great help to us in enforcing the law. "The newspapers have done a great deal toward shaping sentiment in this direc tion. Both the dally and weekly news papers of the state have preached en forcement of the game laws effectively." HOLDS OP PROVISIONS New Pure Food Law Is Put Into Operation in New York City. New York, Aug. 18.Instructions have leen received from the treasury department by Collector of Port Stranahan to hold up more than a hundred invoices of food pro ductions which the agricultural depaitment desires sampled under the provisions of the new pure food law. The orders thus far sent out apply almost entirely to fruit3 and Italian products and Include shipments to some of the best known grocery importers in the city The mer chandise includes table delicacies, wines, olive oil and canned goods. It appeals that alleged adulteration does not constitute by any means the largest item in the orders to hold certain items of fcod stuffs. A large invoice of French peas, im ported by one of the largest grocery houses in the city, has, for instance, been detained It is not claimed that the peas have been adulterated but that lead has been used in soldering the cans and that this lead comes in direct contact with the contents. This is not allowed and under the new food law the merchandise cannot enter thia rountry MILWAUKEE IS AFTER IT Mayor Rose and the County Com mittee Want the Next Demo cratic National. Special to The Journal. Milwaukee. Wis., Aug. 18.The democratic county committee at its next meeting will take up the question of a united effort on the part of Milwaukeeans to secure for this city the next national democratic conven tion. Mayor Rone has had extensive corres pondence on the subject and has received as surances of support of a satisfactory char acter. An effort will be made to have the claims of this city presented to h Latlonal com mittee at the meeting of the executive com mittee in October. Failing any action then, a strong Milwaukee committee will go before the full committee later In Washington LIFE "JTBlBBE RA What is Going On in the Capital of Somaliland This Spring. A Picturesque Town Which Has Been an English Possession for Years. Berbera, Africa, June 25Perhaps it would be well to explain at the outset that Berbera, the capital of Somaliland, has been an Eng lish possession for the past twenty years, and that at present it is prominent as being the base from which started the expedition against the Mad Mullah, and to which tor some little time past the expedition has been returningnot, perhaps, with all the '"pomp and circumstance" with which it started, but still in quite a well organized condition. Per haps the camores camel corps, of which so much has been said, is somewhat of an ex ception. It has been a difficult matter to re place these valuable animals, and the local market being fairly well depleted, a supply is looked for from Aden, which is Just north of nere, on the north side of the Gulf of Aden The principal trouble here has been the methods taken by the English quartermaster and supply departments to procure the cam els Any one coming in with a string of these animals at a time w&en the army happened to need their services, was told that he must leave all but one or two behind him He got a fair price for his animals, and was given to understand that when the troubles had quieted down he would have his string made up again. But either" the ex perience with such promises ha6 not been satisfactory or the drivers were afraid to return to their villages almost empty handed, whatever may have been the cause, for some time past camels have ceased coming to the town. Traits of the Camel. I have dwelt on the subject of these huge, ungainly quadrupeds, for the really play a lerv important part in the lives and fortunes of the natives They do all of their carriage and transportation, and are about the only animals that can stand the extreme beat and drought that are everywhere ap parent hereabouts. They seem to have a minimum amount of sense, and apparently do not appear able to feed themselves, altho gresn leaves or stalks may be piled close to them. One generally sees three or four of them kneeling in a group with a small negro boy feeding them. Then, too, they apparently have little sonse of direction, for when made up in strings of four or five there is quite apt to be a most diminutive, sober, intelli gent little jackass in the lead, who steps out in the most important way ahead, while the camels go along with their huge strides and with an air as If they thought, "well, if that little chap is donkey enough to take the lead and show us where to go, why should we care?" The town, off which is the anchorage, is at the head of the harbor, and tho it has rapidly increased in size and importance since it be came an English possession, it varies in di mensions and population according to the season of the year. Just now is the off season, and altho his majesty's Indian troops help swell the site of the population, stih the crowds of travelers who come in October and camp outside the town while they throng the streets selling their wares are not now to be seen. AUGUST Floods and Fevers. While it is the hot season here, it is also about time for the rains, which deluge the country and' make fighting columns almost an impossibility, as transportation is utterly out of the question. That is the chief reason Why there is no fighting at present. The rains bring with them not only floods, hut terrible fevers. It has been necessary to keep a largo steamer constantly at hand here, fitted out as a hospital ship, and from what *bne hears she has unfortunately been but too well patronised. It is possible that the Tower of Babel would find a fit resting place here, for during the Defective Page August Sale of Gray Krimmer Jackets \ Furs Price advantages on high qual ity Furs to induce early buying. We intend that every article sold during this sale will be instrumental in increasing the sales throughout the entire season. Alaska Sealskin Coats G.ff.(U$tSDIN&<g Town Not Without Its Club. The new part of the town has nice, broad streets regularly laid out, with the greater part of the houses that border on them constructed of masonry Of course there is a club in the town, and indeed it would be hard to find half a dozen Englishmen to gether in any place without as nice, cool, breezy a bungalow as the location and climate permitted. Just now the club's patronage is largely made up of the officers of the vari ous troops encamped here. They all bear good testimony to the generalship and dash of the Mad Mullah and his men Only re cently this leader's hordes swooped down on one of the large English camel trains and captured the greater portion or it, killing, capturing or dispersing the guard. This was done when it was little thought the natives were near enough or had dash enough left for such an undertaking. It seems that there is still considerable doubt as to the fate of various officers re ported killed, and there are still well founded hopes that one of these days they will be found in some far off Interior town to which from stock, all sizesmade in our own workrooms. Special t^AA August Sale Price H ** V V Alaska Sealskin Coats Made to your order, selected THE NORTHWESTERN BUILDINO^j^ , ... $250 to your skins. During August Persian Lamb Jackets Made to your order or from stock you should see these coats. fc*7S August Sale Price P/*7 Alaska Otter Jackets Choice even curls, light, medium and dark, made to your df A g" order during August VtO The above prices mean an actual saving of from #10 to $35 on a garment. All orders placed during this sale will be kept until you desire delivery. The very best otter that grows, made to your order during f C A August VIDKJ Expert Reliable Furriers, 725 Nicollet Av. trading season the numerous arrivals from abroad by sea as well as from inland cause apparently a terrible confusion If it were not for the "abbaus," or trading agents, it seems as tho hardly any business at all could be carried on. There is quite a variety in the .display of articles even at the fag-end of the business season, and the articles are in many cases most temptingly displayed. One finds beautifully marked skins and feathers orvarious colors and shapes Such splendid ostrich reamers would be hard to beat The coffee, too, is excollent, altho not made quite as we like it at home. Still, the finest Mocha coffee comes from just across the gulf, and if one knows just how to roast it he is 6ure of having an agreeable flavor after his dinner. They recommend rubbing a little batur in among the ueans then roasting it over a slow fire until it gets to be about snuff color, and grinding it just before using. The officers' cooks seem to have learned the secret, for they prepare a most delicious cup of coffee, and altho they cannot always carry out the recipe, the re sult is palatable Myrrh, gum, sheep and goats are also staple articles which are exchanged for cot tons, rice, dates, sugar and so forth, brought from various parts of the globe. I did not notice any of our marks on the piece goods, much as I would like to have done so. How ever, one learns out in these faraway places that there is such a thing possible as putting the wrong mark on the right piece. they were taken after the fighting. In Sep tember it is thought that a much stronger expedition will be started, and that condignv punishment will be visited on the head of the Mad Mullah. WHO WOULDN'T BE THE ICE-MAW. Special to The Journal. Miller, S. D., Aug. 18.John Ice, a young farmer east of here, sajs he will clear $1,400 from grain and hogs this season. A few year* ego he had nothing. RETARD DIGESTION Liquors Lower the Functions, While T* and Coffee Assist Them. Having made the eating of nearly all uncooked foods a dangerous thing by dis covering- that the microbe is at all times lurking in them for an opportunity to get in his deadly -work, science has taken from man the comfort he once enjoyed in washing down his meal with a glass or two of red wine or beer. Professor R P. Chase, of Philadelphia, has been making some experiments which have been rec orded in the medical journals. He made them on persons with good normal stom achs an discovered that whisky and wine retard both salivary and pepsic digestion, and that beer assists digestion so far as the .salivary stage Is concerned, .but re-. tards pepsic digestion to a greater degree than whisky and out of all proportion to the relative amount of alcohol when com pared to whisky. In his experiments he has learned that tea and coffee do not retard digestion and that tea accelerates salivary digestion some. This is contrary to the accepted theory. MABEL.. MINX.Ernest Trimble and! Falley Hegland, prominent young people, left for Minneapolis, where they will be married. A BIO DIFFERENCE, USUALLY. New York Weekly. Studious BoyWhat is the meaning of "mar ket value" and "Intrinsic value?" 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