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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAPHIC 3NEWS10F TME1NORTHWEST
MINNESOTA
m
BACK FROM ALASKA
i
Congressman Tawney and a Winona
and Mankato Party Were
/ Away a Month. ,
Amazed at the Wealth of Timber
' and Mineral in Southeastern
Seotions.
peoial to The Journal.
Winona, Minn . Sept 2 Congressman Tawney
and a party of fourteen, including bis wife and
daughter and several Winona gentlemen and
their wives, and Mr and Mrs L. P Hunt, of
Mankato, have returned from a trtp to Alaska of
a month's duration Southeastern Alaska A\as
the portion of the country visited After ai
itvlag at Skagway by steamer from Seattle, the
party went over the White Pass railway to the
headwaters of the Yukon at Lake Bennet, where,
la contrast with 10,000 people at the time the
gold erase broke out, there are now onlj a sta
tion, a 1 allway eating-house and a few shanties
The party did not go down the Yukon, but re
turned to Skagway and went trora there by
steamer to Shekan, where foui days were spent.
In one day, in a single seine, while the party
was there, the Indians caught 13,000 salmon.
Congressman Tawney said
"On Sunday, Aug 16, the day after our
arrival at Shekan, our entire party attended the
Indian church, and we were all very much sur
prised as well as gratified not only at the at
tendance, but with the fact that they had ex
cellent music furnished by young male Indians
The minister. Rev Mr Benson, Is a full-blooded
native CUntock Indian The Indians were all
attired in the ordinary dress of American citl
sens. Not one of them wore a blanket, while
some of the women and children were* more
elegantly attired than the ladles in our party,
and this is not intended as any reflection upon
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EVEJTING
the gowus worn by any from Winona. Some
Of the Indian women wore silk velvet Cloaks,
trimmed with black silk lace, while some of the
little Indian girls, as the ladies informed me,
wore satin capes, trimmed v. lth white lace.
"We visited Marble mountain, which is, in
fact, a mountain of solid marble. We also
went into th eforest suirounding Shekan and
accompanied the Indians one day on their fish
ing expedition, wheie we had an oppoitunltj to
see the modus operandi employed in catching
several thousand salmon in One haul
The Marble Quarries.
"The marble quarries aie a very lnteiesting
sight. The company owning them has drilled
with a cj Under diamond drill ttuu solid marble
150 feet deep We were shown the coies taken
out with the drill. They measuied from four
to fifteen feet In length. Some of them were
polished and appeared to be as line in quality
as the lndlau marble In the congressional libraiy
building at Washington The banks of Maible
creek are about 300 yards from the bay and from
twelve to fifteen feet high, sloping gradually to
the stream, and consist of pure white marble.
"Wc were also very much surprised to see
the Immense trees in the forest around Shekan
Altho the sawmill heie has been in operation for
nineteen years, the timber that has been taken
out of these forests is scarcely noticeable.
Within a hundred yards from the edge of the
forest, on Caldei baj, we counted on a piece of
ground not much larger than 300 feet square
twenty trees which, In the judgment of the
lumbermen of the part}, measured four feet or
more in dlametei and stood fiom sixty to a
hundred feet without a limb The day before
we left Shekan they sawed a log sixteen feet
long that scaled 4,080 feet by the Scribner scale.
The tliubei is spruce, heuilocU and red and
white cedar The forests of Alaska, and espe
cially on Prince of Wales Island, have never
been explored or Inspected,,but there is every in
dlcatlon of their being very extensive both In
area and in quantity of merchantable timber
which they contain.
"The principal Industries of southeastern Alas
ka are quartz mining fishing and lumbeilng
The latter, however, is not developed to any
extent. Altho there are a great many million
feet of lumber consumed each year in the terri
tory, a great deal Is supplied or imported from
Puget Sound The sawmills of Alaska are all
old and out of date, and also veiy small.
The New Capital.
"We had an opportunity of visiting the Tread
well mines, at Juneau, where is located the
largets stamp mill In the world We stopped
here on our way up to Skagway and went thru
one of the stamp mills These mills are owned
by men in London and have been operated for
years Juneau by act of congress, has been
made the capital of Alaska, and as soon as the
buildings for the accommodation of the federal
officers are completed the capital will be moved
from Sitka."
The summer season at Mlnne-o-wah the sum
mer settlement on the banks of the Mississippi
river some sii miles beloiw Winona, has closed
and the cottage owners have returned to Wlno
na This is the second season there, and the
members of the club are more enthusiastic than
at any time since the organization The mem
bers of the settlement are J. W. Murdock
and family, of Wabasha Mr and Mrs Fred
Wood, of Owatonna, Mr. and Mrs. D. B Moirl
son, W D Abbott and family, Theo. Wold and
family, Mrs A W. Crawford, Paul Watkins
and family, Judge D. B Tawney and family. B
N Goodhue and famllj and Fred N Van Duzee
and family, all of Winona.
Several good finds of pearls have lately been
made by Winona clammers In Crooked slough,
the latest, by Ben Richardson, being valued at
about $200 The clammers are having a launch
made in Winona to facilitate their operations.
DIED OF DIPHTHERIA
Several Other Members of Harvey's
Family Are 111 of the Disease,
FERGUS FALLS, MINN.The little child of
Mr and Mrs John Harry died from diphtheria
to-day and several other members of the family
are ill of the disease
Mrs. Peter Ellefsetb died on Monday of con
supmtlon. Her husband died three years ago
fiom the same malady, and a family of three
children are left orphans
A declamatory contest for a silver medal is
to take place at Grace M E church this even
ing under the auspices of the Y W. O T. U.
The contestants are Misses LUlian Lancaster,
Ada Nelson, Klsinore Buttle Stella Albrjght,
Ida Andrews and Ada Balfour
A message was received to-day from Consul
Soren Llstoe, the American representative at
Rotterdam announcing the death of his daugh
ter Miss Helga Listoe. which had just occmred
In that city from consumption The Listoe fam
ily formerlv resided hie, and the remains will
be brought back and interred'beside those df her
two brothers in Mt Faith cemeterv. Consul
and Mrs. Listoe expected to sail for America
Aug. 22.
DEATHS AT LAKE CITY
Two Join the Great Majority After Years
of Suffering.
LAKE OITT. MINN Mis. Ambrols Gardner
died at her home In this city yesterday, of can
cer of the stomach, after an Illness of several
vears. Her husband was killed by the cars last
winter and three children aie left, William of
Chicago, George of Minneapolis and Miss Flor
ence P. Gardner of this city The funeral will
be held Thursday afternoon.
Captain B W. Evans, who has been suffering
with consumption, died at the home of his
uncle, James Evans yesterday. The funeral win
be held from St Mark's Episcopal church Rev
C H. Plumer officiating. He was a member or
the Foresters and the services will be con
ducted by them ,
N O Pike of this cltv and Dr Horning of
Minneapolis start to-morrow for their annual
three week's outing down the Mississippi, camp
ing wherever night overtakes them.
NOETHFIELD, MINN.A youth living about
two miles fiom Dundas proved too cunning for a
deputy sheriff and the chief of police who
tried to arrest bim on suspicion of being impli
cated in a hold-up at Dundas a week ago. Altho
but a few rods a way when he saw the officers
the boy escaped by running into a raspberry
patch. He returned to the house shortlv after
the officers retired and left word that he was
going to skip the country
The family of L W. Dousman moved yester
day to Minneapolis. Mr Dousman has for sev
eral years been the Milwaukee's agent here.
BEMIDJI, MTNN.O M Sklnvlk was ap-
Jnstlced
olnte to succeed the late E J Achenbach as
* of the peace. There were seven candi
dates Joseph Burns of Nj more was arrested
on the charge of having used language tend
ing to provoke a breech of the peace. He will
have a jurv trial Sept. 8. Burns and his wife
drove a constable off their property for com
manding them to shut up a fighting roster
which, it was asserted, had attacked the con
stable's wife Ten teachers have been engaged
to teach the village school School opens next
week The attendance will be about 800.
ROCHESTER, MINN.A complimentary ban
quet was tendered by members of the Citizens'
club to Re^ J F TaintOr, who left to day for
Chicago Mr Taintor was one of the originators
of the club and has for more than seventeen
years been the pastor of the Congregational
church Mayor Stevtnson, Dr Doran. A. W.
Blakely and Dr. W. J. Mayo were among the
speakers.
ELK RIVER, MINN.Two young men from
Anoka were shooting to-day near Itaskl. having
a two-seated rig from Llverman Casey of
Anoka The horses became frightened and ran
across a stubblefleld loosening a bolt and sep
arating the rest of the carriage from the front
wheels With these dragging behind them the
horses ran all the way to Elk River, here they
were stopped uninjured.
AITKIN, MINN.For assaulting J. Vansickle
in a dispute over a line fence, John Robinson
of Cedar Lake was fined $25 and costs The
council has passed an ordinance prohibiting the
riding or driving of any vehicle or animal in
town facter than eight miles an hour.The con
tract has been let for the building of a new vil
lage Jail Steps aie being taken to extend the
\illage limits.
ST. GLOTJD, MINN.The drive of the Mis
sissippi & Rum River Boom company, which
v. as tied up between this city and Royalton by
a strike of the river drivers, is now coming
along satisfactorily, the company having suc
ceeded in obtaining a crew of fifty men to re
place the striking crev*.
STEWARTVIIXE. MINNMrs Mary O'Con
nor, ona of the old settlers of this county, died at
her hon.s two miles north of here.W. H. Pierce
of Dexter has purchased from the American Malt
lrg compnuv its elevator at this place and the
one at Racine
DTJLTTTH, MINN.The funeral of Fred Bonge,
the newsparer man who died in Superior of ty
pboid pneumonia, wis held this morning from
the Church of the Sacted Heart in Superior* The
Interment was in Calvary cemetery.
WABASHA, MINN.Deputy Game Warden
Ira Works arrtsted Frank Thorpe and Albert
Bates for illegal fishing. Both entered pleas of
guilty and each was sentenced to twenty days
in jail.
LANGDON, MINN.Henry Gilmore is dead at
the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Laura Whit
bred, St. Paul Park, after a protracted Illness
He was 80 years old -
No Trouble to Sleep
On any of the famous trains of the North
Western line with Its Incomparable road
bed and magnificent equipment The
North-Western Limited, the famous 12-
hour train, every night between Minne
apolis, St. Paul and Chicago, is the peer
, of all fine trains^
lJ, fidential advice re-
""^Cv^ gardlng your case,
itesatf FRB3B,
THE MINNEAPOLIS. JOURNAL.
&
MITCHELL'S CORN PALA$EJEAS0N
Famed Banda Rossa the Principal M usical Attraction tor the Harvest
~~*~ Festival Opening September 22.,/ **-',.!
*- IOWA
IOWA LEADERS MEEJ
Campaign Plans of Governor Cum
mins Are Not to Be Inter- '
f ered With.
"Lafe" Young, Chief of the "Stand
patters," Finds It Inconvenient
to Be Present.
Special to The Journal.
Des Moines, Iowa, Sept 2 Jowa political lead
ers, at a conference held this afternoon at the
Savery House, decided to launch the state cam
paign with a monster rally, on Sept. 10, in Des
Moines. Governor Cummins will himself fire the
first gun.
The conference bids fair to be harmonious.
Somewhat of a damper was thrown upon the
enthusiasm of republican leaders this morning
by the announcement that Senator Allison can
not attend. He is represented by his secretary,
A F. Dawson, who will hate charge of the cam
paign speaking bureau.
Preceding the conference it was said even by
anti-Cummins men that, out of courtesy for the
head of the ticket, the opponents of the present
political regime, and more particularly of Mr.
Cummlna' tariff revision sentiment, would not
laise any disturbance in the conference. Lafo
Young, leader of the "stand patters," left Sat
urday evening for New York, and his departure
on the eve of the conference is taken as the best
of evidence that Governor Cummins will have no
opposition whatever to his* campaign plans.
Every congressman except Judge Wade, the
democratic member from the Second, is present.
Many candidates for representative and senato
rial positions are on hand. To arouse enthu
siasm, the Cummins men will appeal for help
from all sources to roll up another 100,000 ma
jority. It will be urged that the state needs
such a showing to give it proper prestige in the
next republican national convention, into which
the governor and his friends purpose to carry
their tariff reform ideas.
"Standpatters" Not Sulking.
A feature of the conference was the presence hx
In full force of the- "atandpat" politicians of the
state It had been predicted in the democratic
press that Hull, Lacey, Smith and Conner might
snlk when it came to boosting the. Cummins
campaign On the contrary, these men were most
active Congressman Hull was one of the'leading
figures in the conference, suggesting that the
campaign id the interest of the governor and the
remainder of the ticket be made sharp and vig
orous and offering to lend his help to make it
such.
Congressmen Haugen and Smith concurred with
Congressman Lot Thomas that the primary duty
of republicans is fo fight against apathy. It was
agreed that nil that is necessary to keep the
Cummins vote up to the high-water mark o*
two years ago is to get the republicans to the
polls
Senator Dolliver and Captain Hull have been
invited to go to Ohio to make speeches for Her
rick Both will devote a few days to the buck
eye state
Fraternal Insnranoe Company.
This city is to become the fountain head of an
other fraternal insurance company, which, by the
consolidation of several other small companies,
has the promise of a large membership at the
outset. It is to be known as the Fraternal
Bond of Des Moines, with its headquarters here,
and will write its members death and disability
benefits Among the incorporators are some of
the most experienced men in the west, and it is
said that within twenty-four hours after the
business is launched several fraternal bodies In
Iowa and other statesone in Minnesotawill
turn their membership over to it. The su
preme lodge is to meet quadriannually, the first
meeting to be in January, 1907. Until that
time it is to be managed by five directors The
officers are. Supreme president, C. S. Byrkit
supreme vice president, R. Gibson treasurer,
John Ii Crawford, secietary, N. W. Richmond.
Senator C C Dowell has been appointed re
ceiver of the German of the Mutual Insurance
company, of this city* by Judge James A. Howe,
of the district court, upon application of Attor
ney General Mullen, who says the company was
transacting business without a charter from the
state. The order issued against the president,
B F. Loose, and the other officers, restraining
them from issuing policies or receiving moneys,
is continued in force.
fiiends here. She is a returned missionary from
India While in India she was called as the
attending physician fort son of the Prince
of India, and so well pleased was he with her
treatment that he retained her as the physician
of the royal family, she remaining in the palace
tor five years.
A Unique Organization.
Probably nowhere else in the country is there
an organization with the scheme of government
in vogue like that of the Polk County Republican
Club, under whose auspices the republican cam
paign is to be launched Sept. 19.
The officers are elected by the members, but
the power of the body lies within the hands of
a board of directors consisting of thirty mem
bers. Five are selected each year, for a term
of five years, to serve upon the board. By this
means the new members ate sd much In the
minority that they are brought to understand
the methods of the body before they became a
part of the power The board elects its own
chairman. The president of the club only pre
sides at the meetings of the club as a whole
The peculiarity of the club Is in the fact that
directors are not elected by the members. They
are selected by the directors. When vacancies
occur each year the board selects carefully from
the club the men who It is believed win be the
best for the place This election is held at a
time of the year when no political campaign is
being carried on, and when It would not be of
any person's personal interest to become a mem
ber at that time. No director can be an office
holder or an office seeker In city, county, state
or national politics The announcement of can
didacy for office Is accepted as an immediate
resignation from the board.
The club Is incorporated for the advancement
of the science of political economy, of friendly
and social relations among the members, to exert
an influence and do service in behalf of good
governmentlocal, state ^and nationaland to
promote the growth and spread of patriotism
and republican principles.' The membership -fee
is but $1 a year, so that every person who de
sires may become a member. There are now
about 1,000 members.
A SOCIALISTIC NEWSPAPER
Alderman Donaldson of Webster City
Says He^WIll Start One.
WEBSTER CITY, IOWAThe socialists of
Webster City are maturing plans to launch a
socialistic newspaper The project has been
under advisement for several months, but until
recenth no definite conclusion has been reached.
The name of Oscar F. Donaldson, as the editor
in-chief, is associated with the enterprise.
Mr Donaldson is one of the most prominent
members of the city council and comes from
the second ward. For years he has been an
untiling worker^ in the ranks of socialism, altho
In the city elections he always runs upon the
citizens ticket, entirely independent of any po
litical party., There is one other member of the
8ociaJlsi,tartlv, R. B. LeRoy, from the fifth ward
In the OTuncn. However, he has evidently for
saken fhe^wttnkS of this party, as he was a dele
gate In Saturday's democratic convention in this
cltv and nominated Mayor F. A. Edwards for
state representative. ,
NEW HARTEdRri IOWA'Dr. Swaliu a'sli
ter of Mrs, Ensign, of this place,-ts- visiting
Defective Page
HASTINGS, IOWAPassenger train No. 8 on
the Burlington was wrecked last night by a
head-end collision with a freight engine and three
cars. The passengers were thrown from their
seats and about forty were Injured, but none fa
tally. The trains did not leave the track, altho
both engines were wrecked.
0SKAL00SA, IOWA,The fiftieth annual con
vention of the grand chapter, Royal Arch Ma
sons of Iowa, will be held at Oskaloosa, Sept. 8
and 4. The 'board of custodians ho will have
-charge of the school of'instruction is composed
of C. O. Greever, DeS Moines, A. Deddison, Leon
and W. L. Irvine, Sioux City.
MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA.The largest whip
repository west of Chicago is to be established
in this city Two of the largest companies of
the whip center or the world, Westfleld, Mass.,
are back of the deal and will make this city the
distributing.. point fori all ^ their goods7
whole northwest.
ELDORA, IOWAThe county fair opened yes
terday. The track is in perfect condition and the
best records ever made 'here are expected. Large
purses have been offered. Thre bands will fur
nish the music.
CHARITON, 10WAThe ninth reunion of the
Thirty-fourth Iowa Infantry Willi be held here
Sept. 3 and 4.
^1
SECOND CAVALRY REUNION
Colonel Hepburn's Famdus Regiment En
camped at Clear Lake.
MASON CITY, IOWA.Clear Lake is closing
np the season this week with reunions and en
campments. The Second Iowa cavalry Is en
joying its two days' leunion immensely. About
40D of the Original 2,600 of the regiment are
present. This is the regiment which, with the
Second Michigan, fought the cavalry battle, under
Sheridan at Booneville, which was a thunderbolt
at Corinth, and,wa1s with Grant1885,Vickabnrg. at
It was mustered7
SYRIAN GIRL AN HEIRESS
Only a/ Month Ago She Was Arrested
for Stealing a Watch.
DUBUQUE, IOWAJRose Ettinger, the Syrian
girl arrested a month ago on the charge of
stealing a watch from a man named Kohn, while
posing as an unsophisticated domestic, may be
an heiress. Mayor Berg has received a letter
from the east stating that a girl named Rose
Ettinger. who has traveled extensively thru
the -nest, is heir to property valued at $100,000
id Russia and it is believed that this is the
girl
Mrs Fair, stepmother of the late Charles Fair(
over whose will there 'promises to be much liti
gation, is lying dangerously ill in this city. She
has been traveling about the country and stopped
off In Dubtique about a month ago. She is suf
fering from nervous prostration.
Night Marshal TagttSr, of Savanna, a suburb
of Dubudne, was dangerously
NORTH DAKOTA
CHANCE FOR PERKINS
Speoial to The Journal.
Bismaick, N. D., Sept 2.A report that comes
from Alaska is to the effect that in case congress
giants a territorial form of government, the bet
ter class of .citizens wtnt a delegate to congress
appointed Instead of elected, because of the large
floating population, which, it is said, would make
an election difficult and possibly not representa
tive of the best fnterests of the territory.
In the event of the rppointment of a delegate
Colonel William T. Ierkins, formerly a well
known North Dakotan, but more recently Identi
fied with John Rosene's Alaskan and Siberian
Trading company, stands a good chance of be
ing the appointee Perkins is especially popu
lar in Nome, aud stands well with President
ttootevelt and the party managers He lived in
Bismarck for many yeais and is past grand mas
ter of the Masonic grand lodge of the state.
Governor White has gone to Valley City to
open the chicken hunting season, but gave out
nothingvmore with regard to the extra session be
fore his departure. Ho is getting the sentiment
of the members of the legislature and public
men generally. Nothing definite is settled upon
yet, but the fact that hanks thru the state will
not take the securities of the institutions in their
present shape indicates that the extra session is
likely to be called.
Alexander McKenzle has been spending a few
days with friends in Bismarck and looking after
some private business affairs. It is understood
be does not favor the extra session, as a matter
of party policy.
Something-for Gokey,
J. J. Gokey of Dawson, one of the best known
hunters and guides of this section of the state,
has, it is reported, been selected by President
Roosevelt for the position of chief gamekeeper
of Yellowstone Park. Gokey is well known to
every eastern hunter who has enjoyed duck shoot
lng at Dawson, which, is the Mecca for duck
hunters of all parts of the country.
When President Roosevelt's special train
nassed thru North Dakota last spring President
Mellen of the Northern Pacific requested Gokey
to get two Canada geese and a string of ducks
for the presidential party. Geese are difficult
to get in the spring, being wary after their expe
riences in the south, but Gokey, having prom
ised them, was as good as his word and when
the party went thru he presented two fine big
honkers and a string of canvasbacks to the presi
dent.
The usual "ghosts" are being trotted out in
preparation for the exctra session, if it is called,
and one of the latest is that the resubmission
members of the legislature will soon hold a
meeting to formulate a plan of action. It is
stated they will demand some concessions if they
stand for the institution appropriations. It is
unlikely the report Is true. Such a procedure
would prove a boomerang and the shrewdest
of the resubmissionists no doubt realize this is
the case.
It is stated that Oct. 1 will see the change in
the registry of the land office at Bismarck and
that A. C. McGilllvray will retire to be suc
ceeded by Editor M. H. Jewell of the Bismarck
Tribune. This is one of the changes agreed upon
at the famous "peace conference" of Missouri
slope politicians at Bismarck last winter.
out
* it f OctSSer , and stood
next to the highest in the number of killed in
action of all the Iowa regiments. Colonel Pete
Hepburn, member of congress from the eighth
district, was its colonel and is expected to be
at the reunion.
The Fifty-sixth regiment of Iowa National
Guards arrived to-day with twelve companies, the
First company signal corps of Des Moines and the
regimental band of Fort DoJge, and went into
camp three miles east of Clear Lake. Colonel
W B Humphrey of Slonx City is command
ing. The camp Is on high ground and there Is
little danger of being driven out by water, as
was the experience of the regiment at Fonda
last year.
Company A of this city was the first company
in camp. Companies R of Sheldon, F of Al
gona and K of Emmetsburg arrived in the morn
ing Company I of Hampton this afternoon
Companies B of Ida Grove, C of Webster City,
D of Boone and the signal corps of Des Moines,
over the North-Western. and Companies
G of Fort Dadge, H and I of Sioux City, M of
Sac City and the regimental band of Fort Dodge
over the Great Western Governor Cummins
will review the regiment next Tuesday.
SOUTH DAKOTA
MORE LAND BUYERS
Another Contingent of lowans
Badgers at Faulkton.
FAULKTON, S. D Two coach loads of Iowa
and Wisconsin land buyers arrived this morning.
P. H. O'Neil made the largest cattle sale
yesterday that was ever made in this part of
the state at one time. His bunch Consisted of
510 steers of the Herford and Polled stock and
was sold to Iowa men. It required twenty-four
cars to move them, their average weight being
over 1*200 pounds.
It was said by the purchaser and Other cat
tle buyers present that this was - the finest
bunch of cattle that ever left* the state. The
price paid was over $22,000.
WESSTNGTON SPRINGS, B. D.The Jerauld
county institute has just closed a two week's
session The instructors were Professor Clark
of Tyndall, Professor Wicks of Illinois, Miss
Alta Harris of Mason City, and Miss Irma Hall
of this county.The Wessington Springs ball
team defeated the Plankinton nine at Woon
socket by a score of 6 to 0. The Plankinton
nine Is considered one or the best In the state.
SALEM, 8. D.The schools will open on Mon
day. Professor T. B. Banna is principal Mrs.
O W. Young, assistant W. A. Schmidt, gram
mar Miss Hattie Laird, intermediate Miss Myr
tle Miller, second primary Miss Lillian Hoo
teller, primary.St. Mary's parochial school
opens on the 7th. Father Webber has secured
the services of a competent teacher In vocal and
instrumental music, and added this course to the
curriculum. New dormitories are being fitted up.
* MICHIGAN
IRON ORE CROPPING8
Discovery in Houghton County
1
1 Prove of 1 mportance*.
HOUGHTON, MICH,Dennis Donohue and
John Carghlin, experienced miners, report the
discovery of iron cropplngs in Houghton county,
near Covington. The ore is of good quality
and promising quantity,
The district where 'Vhti discovery was made
is in ther proper geological iMfsitlon for ore and
lies to'a direct line between the westernmost
limits of the Marquette range and the eastern
most mines of the Gpgeblc range.
If the prospects become mines a new iron
range will add many millions to the value ox
the mineral wealth of the Lake Superior dis
trict.
EttOK MOUNTAIN. 3B0H.The body of an
unknown Indian was found on the tracks. It
was horribly mutilated, the head and arms be
ing gone. .The man was, seen yesterday la com-
lf c ,a\
DAMAGED BY FLAX WILT
Many North Dakota Fields Found to Be
Seriously Affected,.
FARGO, N, D.Professor Manns, assistant in
the department of botany at -the North Dakota
agricultural college, has returned from a trip
over Cass county,, and finds there la a lot jf
diseased flax The damage by flax wilt will run
from 10 to 90 per cent. In one field that had
been In flax four consecutive years he found
the loss will be almost total The soil Is thor
oly permeated with the flax wilt, and it will
take some years to eradicate It by farming the
land to cultivated crops.
Professor Manns reports some progress in the
development of the Immune flax. The work is
necessarily slow, but the results of the inves
tigation and experiments are so far encouraging
and he expects ultimately that the college will
succeed in the development of an immune plant.
One result of the professor's investigations
was to demonstrate the beneficial effects of the
formalin treatmentt ford seedn flax before seed
l ^
woundetd
encounter with three
opinion of the Chicago police that they are
the men that robbed and murdered two employes
of the Chicago Street Railway company early
Sunday morning and three detectives'from Chi*
cago are in the city working on clews.
MUSCATINE, IOWAF. E. Meyers, alias
Frank E Marson, alias Fred Malson, promoter,
singer, evangelist, and preacher, was arrested
here to-day. accused of swindling seventy-five
persons. His plan was to profess that he rep
resented the "Imperial company" soap factory
of Chicago, ad would move the factory here if
sufficient cash was deposited. He is also wanted
In Marshalltown on serious charges.
LEON, IOWAThe One Hundred and Eleven
club Is having a week's jubilee. The organiza
tion is unique. Membership is limited to 111
men and the dues are S5 a year. The $655 is
spent in a grand Jubilee which lasts until the
fund is exhausted Governor Cummins and
Mayor Brenton of Des Moines, will be guests of
the club on Thursday evening.
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l desperadoe s I iIn s the
In t
fle
SEPTEMBER 2, 1903.
W *ba ha bee properly treated
and on land that had not been In flax last
year the evidences of flax wilt were very small.
Tb6 effects are so pronounced that the farmers
will more generally take advantage
spring.
Thomas Campbell, Indictedt by thedgrantd jurv
%tf^ U$?,a?d
and save the costs of the actions. They were Ml) nTTA nTA
each,,lined $100 and costs.
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Old-Time North Dakotan May Be
Alaska'* First Delegate
in Congress.
Contingencies Under Which the
Lightning Might StrikeHe
Is Popular at .Nome.
a ,
JOHNSON A DARING ROBBER
How He Filched $500 In Currency From
a Paying Teller's Desk.
MILWAUKEE, WIS.The Germattla National
bank was robbed of $500 yesterday by a daring
thief, who gave his name as George P Johnson.
The money taken was a package of -Currency and
was extracted from the paying teller's desk by
means of a short piece of copper wire while
the tellei was engaged at the telephone
The thief was run down and captured and the
money recovered all in the space of a few min
utes.
Johnson turns out to be a notorious charac
ter. He acknowledges that his real name is
George Shea and the Bertillon measurements es
tablish this fact
He is credited in police circles with having
robbed the Metropolitan National bank of New
York of $10,000 on July 28, 1899. for which he
served a term of two years in Sing Sing, and
was identified at that time by Captain Colleran
of Chicago as Philip Bailey, who had several
years before been under an indictment for steal
ing a $1,000 diamond pin from a State street Jew
eler In Chicago.
LA CROSSE, WIS.Dr. R. M. Klnnear saved
the life of O. L Taylor with the aid of a
few feet of copper wire as his only instrument.
Taylor was knocked from a railroad right-of-way
into a deep ditch. Several bones were broken
and deep, gaping wounds were Inflicted The
wire was used to bandage and stitch the wounds,
from whicli he would have bled to death.
BELOIT, WIS.Mr. and Mrs S. T Merrill
celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary.
Mr. Merrill was founder and manager of the
Beloit college and is BOW a trustee He built
the first paper mill here and was founder of the
Beloit Co-operative Savings bank.
BLACK RIVER FALLS, WIS.The funeral of
Miss Nellie Darrow took place to-day at the
Baptist church, Rev L. G. Patchpole officiating.
Miss Dariow was one of the best known teach
ers in the county and broke down in her work
at ^lerrillan last winter.
STANLEY, WIS.Stanley's street fair and
carnival was launched yesterday under the most
favorable circumstances The weather was per
fect and the city handsomely decorated. Miss
Minnie Oftness was crowned queen by Mayor
Roe.
GRANTSBTJRG, WIS.The Burnett county
fair has been changed from Sept. 23-25 to Oct.
7-9 because Governor La Follette could not at
tend on the former date.
SPARTA, WIS.James J. Mason, ex-mayor of
the city and one of the most prominent mer
chants, died suddenly in his place of business
from heart disease.
RIVER FALLS, WIS.Dean Andrews died
of consumption, age 21. The funeral was held
yesterday from the home of his uncle, Judge
A P. Weld.
SPRING VALLEY, WIS.John Jistner of Wes
ton, Wis., suffered sunstroke while at work in
his field and Is dead.
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AITKIN, MINN Miss Maud Petty and 3. C.
Plnckney were married at the home of the
bride by Rev. William Fletcher. y
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art lne before Judg e
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WABASHA, MINN.Fred F. Bade and Miss
Mabel Johnson were married yesterday. Mr.
Blade Is auditor of Wabasha county and his
bride is a daughter of Kund Johnson, one of
the oldest settlers of the county.
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HASTINGS, MINNJohn P. Bauer, ofMar
shan, and Miss Rose V. Raway, of this city,
were married yesterday by Rev. P. R. Cun
ningham. Miss Mary Raway, sister of the
bride, was bridesmaid, and Nicholas Bauer,
brother of the bridegroom, best man. Nuptial
high mass followed the ceremony. A pleasant
informal reception was held In the afternoon and
evening at the home of the bride's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Raway.
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GRAFTON'S SCHOOLS .
Faculty for the Coming YearMovement
for a City Park.
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INSANITY HIS DEFENSE
Superior Shocked by the Vlndlctlvenew
of Its Boy Murderer.
SUPERIOR, WIS.Arthur Sherman, the 16-
year-old boy charged with the murder of Howard
Gilbert, was bound over for trial to the present
term of the superior court. The boy waived
examination upon the advice of his counsel, State
Senator George B. Hudnall,
Tbo fact that examination was waived and that
the defense allowed the ltoy to be bound oyer
makes strong the belief that Insanity will be the
plea of the defense The attorney stated that he
understood it would be easy to prove Insanity
in the family.
The police and public are mystified by the ac
tion of the boy. He calmly talks of his crime
the most atrocious that has ever occurred
in Superior. It was a cold-blooded affair in
every way, deliberately planned and premedi
tated, according to the boy's own statements.
And yet he sat in the courtroom the cynosure of
hundreds of eyes, unmoved and seemingly satis
fied that be had had his revenge. He was not
disturbed by the fact that bis victim's wife is
in a serious condition as a result of shock.
NORTHWEST WEDDINGS
FERGUS FALLS, MINN.-^nvftatlonfl have
been issued for the marriage of Irwin S Catlin,
tbie Barnesvllle postmaster, and Miss Marthea J.
Knoff, of this city. The wedding will take place
at the home of the bride's'parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. C Khbff, on Monday, Sept. 14.
The marriage of Edward Hogan and Miss Lina
Olson took place at the home of the bride's
parents at 6 O'clock last evening, the service
being read by Rev. J. W. Morrison. The wed
ding unites two popular and highly esteemed
young people.
JAMESTOWN, N. D The announcement of
the marriage of Peter Roth, of the office of Sec
retary of State Porter, at Bismarck, and Mrs.
Dodge, an employe at the state capltol in James
town, has just been made, and Mrs Roth has
gone to Bismarck to join her husband. They
were married In Dawson, in June, and succeeded
In keeping their wedding a secret until re
cently.
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a
BLACK RIVER FALLS, WIS.A brilliant
wedding took place here last night at the home
of Mrs. George Warren, when her daughter,
Matie, was united to George Thurston The
bride has been a lifelong resident of the city and
for several yearB had charge of the kindergarten
department of the schools. The bridegroom is
a wholesale grocer, of Albert Lea, Minn. They
will go at once to their home at Albert Lea.
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Ministers, lawyers, teachers and others
whose occupation gives but little exercise
should use Carter's Little Liver Pills for
torpid liver and biliousness. One Is a
dose. Try them.
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grade Mis s Cooperh ,
fourth gradeec Missrrade' Ports, third grade:, Miss
5Sflf
Mis s Oldham fir"
grade. Chase SchoolMiss Palmer, sixth and
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dtlzens are ((behind a movement to
r disturbin.g the peace
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be taken toNthe Jamestown asylum.frlenda,
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' D.-^evera l town have candi-
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dates for gubernatorial honors, but th
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t* SAVED THE COSTS ' ,-',,
Pleas of Guilty Entered In Gambling
^ Cases at BIJIIngs,
' BDLLINGS, MONT.City officials won a vlc
jtory yesterday In the case against green cloth
men when ln the district court pleas' of guilty
were entered ln the gambling cases which were
continued from the last term**? court.^%
Six defendants were charged *
^
AGAINST THE B. & M.
Famous Suits of John MacGinnif&jJm
Have Finally Been Called
for a Hearing.
He Is Seeking to Estop an Alleged /
-
Merger With the Amalgama- |
ted Company. , ^
Special to The Journal.
Butte, Mont., Sept. 2.Two suits of John
MacGinnls against the Boston and Montana Min
ing company have been called for hearing In
Judge Clancey's court. These are big injunc
tion and receivership cases, btougbt by John
MacGinnls, who is one of the officers in Heinze's
United Copper company, who alleged he was a
stockholder of that company and sought to en
Join the company from completing the transfer
of Its plant and business to the Amalgamated
company.
The suit upon which a hearing was begun was
against the Boston and Montana and Amalga
mated Company and their officers, and it was in
stituted July 81, 1901. About a year ago Judge
Clancy granted a temporary injunction pending
the litigation. Thereby the Boston and Montana
company was enjoined from further allowing
any of its shares of stock being transferred
to the ownership and possession of the Amalga
mated company, and during that time the Boston
and Montana company has been restrained from
paying any dividends upon the stock of the cor
poration that had already been transferred to
the Amalgamated company.
For months the hearing of the injunction suits
has been delayed thru motions for continuances
that have been interposed from time to time by
the attorneys for Plaintiff MacGinnls. The
motions were granted by the court, the objec
tion of the attorneys for the Boston and Montana
company, who desired the suits to proceed, being
overruled The continuances were sought on
the representation of the attorneys for Mac
trinnis that they wished to secure certain depo
sitions from the east before proceeding trial.
These suitasc ofd MacGinnls arethamong the most
important in Montana in years
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BOZEMAN, MONT.Gallatin county's first ,
county fair opened yesterday and over 2,000 per*! ''
sont, passed thru the gates. Trotting and runningj '
races are features, over $2,000 going thru thai
betting ring yesterday afternoon. Ladles' relay %
horse and bicycle- races are also on the card. Not "-'
a favorite landed first under the wire yesterday .--i,
afternoon. *' +
Begin the day's work
right with a good, easily di
gested breakfast that suits the stomach.'
The wheat, corn and rye combination of
Falcon
Self-Rising
6
open up several
Stockey's. grove 'whicn contatos about twe"l
acres of natural timber and open up sevlSXthto
to build a across Park river
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Pancake Flour-
produces pancakes, gems, Waffles and the like that can be
|~ prepared in a moment, and are a substantial but easily
digested food. Any physician will tell you that a wheat, |
corn and rye food like this is ideal. Try our " -
who
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to earenofavor-- ^8t
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gambling to be conducted In thgjr places of busl- ^
ness*. They seemed to have Become convinced
that a bard fight would be made against them.
The State was positive it had a clear case and in
the event of conviction the fines would likely be
lieavy.
The gamblers tfcertftore StcMed 40-plead guilty*
permitting '
Muffins -""-*
Two cups of Shannon At Mott Company's Falcon Self-Rising
Pancake Flour, one cup milk, one heaping tablespoonhu butter,
- .one tablespoonrul sugar, two eggs mix the ingredients thoroughly
before adding the pancake flour. If richer muffins are wanted.
, '' - add more eggs. Use no salt, yeast or baking powder.
Falcon Pancake Flour at the
Best Grocers'
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SHANNON . MOTT COMPANY.
- ^Wller* of Falcon'Pure Foods,
^ D ea Moines, la. .
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Green & DeUittre Co., Wholeiale-firocers. Distribtftorj to the Retail firwen.
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A HANGING AT LIVINGSTON
Governor Toole Refuses to Save Seld*
maler, Who Killed Reader.
HELENA, MONT After a longieview of tfca
evidence adduced at the trial, Governor Toolei
late yesterday notified the attorneis for Martin
Seldmaier that he would not Interfere with
the death sentence Imposed by the Paik county
district court, and Seldmaier will be hanged at
Livingston on Friday next.
Seiamalre was convicted of the murder of Wil
liam Reeder. He asserted that Reeder ruined hist
daughter and that because of grief over this!
his wife committed suicide. The state proved,
however, that two years after the death of his
victim Seldnraler was wearing Reader's watch
and possessed other of his personal belongings.
Witnesses also swore that Seldmaier had for
two years kept them in a state of Intimidation
and silence. This was Seldmaier's second con-'
victlon.
JW8t
non
it-
a company , in e districto t court ,
mea a bond in the sum of $20,000 as indemnity
for the delivery to the sheriff of ore of the
value of $10,000 that is alleged to have been
unlawfully extracted and taken possession of
by John Hoy and the Montana Ore Purchasing
company, a Helnze concern The ore in ques
tion is said to have been found and attached
An injunction upoy n the mining of about 200
feet of thee8 ordea body in the Piccolo mine was
!^
r - Augustus Helnze and
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ter
y
b
the Johnstown Mining company. The Injunction
was asked in a suit involving alleged rights in
the Piccolo and Gambetta mines that was begun
about a year ago against the Boston and Montana
company. The ore body In dispute is considered
of great value. Over 200 men are made Idle.
WORRYING OVER CURRY
Several Montanans Dec lane the "Kid" Is
Back In State.
H A
V ^
E ' MONTThthe e recent attempt to hold
up the Great Northern flyer at Malta, the point
of the famous "Kid" Curry holdup two years
ago, has given occasion to much speculation
as to whether Curry is back In the country again
o mot It Is established that Curry had noth
ing to do with the holdup, but nevertheless there
are many who believe he is i theJust state.
dozen people saly they have seen him at various
places,.
Thae^ Little Rocky mountains, Curry's
nom ? .
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h
s
d esperad o daysn , are soutA h
of Malta. There he would be comparatively safe
from pursuiet as be hase manyy friendss in thato
locality. whlo would aid him.
.
Th
e
Lltt
Rockies ar eight mile south f
the railroad and are only reached by a stage
line in these mountains there are those, how
ever, who seek to revenge themselves on Curry.
The old and famous fued which started v. 1th
the killing of Pike Landusky and was followed
by the killing of another one of the CurrSys.
by Mr. Winters, and later the death of Mr.
Winters, at the hands of the outlaws, is still
remembered in the mountains
HAVE FIVE IN ALL'
No One of the Suspects at Malta Be
longed to Curry's Gang.
MALTA, MONT.Sheriff Cosner arrived here
late last night with a man named Sam Rath
bone, whom he arrested at Big Sandy on a
charge of being one of the alleged conspirators
in the attempted Great Northern holdup near
Malta Sunday morning
Rathbone is supposed to be one of the men who
slid over the tender of the engine as he andl
his companion weie preparing to cover the
engineer when they In turn were confronted!
by a levolver In the hands of a Pinkerton de
tective In all five men are now in jail here
and the authorities declare they have a clear
case against them J
None of the men, however, are known to be]
members of the notorious Curry gang, to which!
was commonly attributed the attempt, and it is
doubtful if the famed leader has returned to
Montana after his sensational escaoe from the
Knoxville, Tenn., Jail, where he was under ai
sentence of twenty years to the federal prison
for stealing national bank notes at the Great!
Northern holdup near WagUer two years ago.

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