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Robina, owned by Hector Cowan of Paul
ina, Iowa, was sold to W. O. 'Mery of Lake
Park for $355. Alpine Lass was sold to
F. H. Canfleld of Lake Park for $410.
Martha and Pride of Scotland, both owned
by N. A. Lind of Rolfe, Iowa, were sold
for $850 and $460 respectively, to Li. H.
Evans of Emmons. Minn., and the Thomp
son Cattle company of Minneapolis.
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Quests at Journal Building.
Among the out-of-town guests regis
tered at The Journal building on the
State fair grounds yesterday afternoon
and this morning were:
G. J. Ilolmer.
' K
i The First Premium Coachers.
The usual thing happened yesterday
When McLaughlin Brothers won all the
premiums with their French stallions. For
the past ten years McLaughlin Brothers
have exhibited coachers at all the leading
state fairs and horse shows, including the
Chicago horse show, and the Madison
Square Garden horse show in Ne w York,
and they have always taken all the firsts.
' It is the aim of McLaughlin Brothers
to buy, In France, none but the very best,
ajnd this year they were fortunate enough
to get a number that had been reserved
for the government. Among these was
the celebrated four-year-old French
coacher, Vauban.
- Vauban is considered the highest acting
a,nd most beautiful coach stallion that ever
left France and he easily won the first
prize in the largest field of coach stallions
that has ever been exhibited at the Min
nesota State Fair.
' At the Ohio state fair, which is also
being held this week at Columbus, Mc
Laughlin Brothers won every first prize,
both In draft and In coach stallions. The
Twin Cities are to be congratulated upon
having a firm .of such wide reputation and
enterprise, locate here, where people can
yisit their stables, at Midway, at any time
and see the prize winners.
Many Detected in Abuse of Entrance
That there is much fraud in the trans
fer of passes is evident "by the number
of people detected in abusing the pass
^privileges. About forty passes were
tak^n tip yesterday. One case was par
ticularly notable from the fact that it
was a life pass, issued in 1876, and had
! -
Makes heavy shoes soft, light shoes
strong. Always bright, soft and
pliable. Bain orsnow don't affect
It. Made In kid, calf, goat, colt
or cow hide. "Write for book
let, "How to Buy Shoes."
Wolff Process
Leather Co.,
The thousands of people
made miserable by the awful
tortures of some skin afflic
tion will rejoice at the aston
ishing good news that we
have secured the agency for
that wonderful medicament
known as the
D. D. D.
This prescription is a sped"
fie formula for skirt diseases,
not a panacea for ail ailments.
At our store can be seen the
evidences of its most remark*
able curative qualities. The
proofs of its wonderful cures
are indisputable. We have
jfor your inspection a number
of photographs of people
showing their condition be
fore and after using this
v ft
Vfwonderf ul medicine. Call and
^see these actual proofs.
I Accept only the genuine
I prescription with the D. D. D.
trade mark on each bottle
and package.
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FBXDAY Eviara^^
thus been in use for twenty-seven years.
The owner tried to get three carriages,
filled wkh his friends, thru the gates on
his life pass. After driving in himself
he handed the pass thru the fence, but
when it was next presented, the fraud
was detected.
Five Men Pay Fines for Selling Colored
State Dairy and Food Commissioner
McConnell to-day at the fair grounds
rounded up five men who were selling
drinks containing poisonous coloring mat
ter. The men were tako nbefore Justice
Wm. Gould and fined $25 each. The men
were J. T. Brewer, W. B. Boulder, Bert
Brewer, M. Blloston and Martin Helm.
4Blooinr, Wis. A. J. Lohren,
Waseca R. H. De Uroodt. Excelsior Mrs. .]. .
Berjiren. Rush City J. H. Peterson, Istintl u
P. Foster, l.ttohllelti W. J. W'cbXi, Whitehall.
Wis. John Oleson, Paris. Iowa Jennie Rusk,
Spokane Klla Peters, Cannon Kails Mrs. C. J.
Brookner, Rochester: Ueorae 1 Castle, Britt,
Iqwa S. W. Shattuck. Clear Water Mrs. W. 8.
Brumileld. Whatcom. AVflsta. Kittle Scott, Du
luth Marie Tempest. Chicago J. A. Inng, Ers
klne John Mr-Andrews. Deeorah, Iowa O. .T.
Nash, Hills, Minn. A. P. Anderson, New
Sweden, Minn. Donald Geddes and Mrs. T. r.
Geddes, Anoka W. 11. Green, Golden, Col.
Joseph Price, 'Alexandria Ernest Crosby, Alex
andria Mrs. B. f. Delo'ny and Kittle Delouy,
Little Rork. Ark. G. .1. Daley and Lewis San
derson. Fertile, Iowa Mr. and Mrs. Henry Han
son. aBrry, Minn. Mrs. I. R. Bunker. West
Superior ,T. C. Keleher. Waseca M. Mathues,
Wnsoca, Minn. Bertha Hansen, St. Peter,
Minn W. K. Hendley. Nicollet George A.
and C. A. Mills. Waterloo Mr. and Mrs.
W. F. Barrows. Burtrum, Minn. Knute
Kittleson, Stewnrtvllle I n P. Bush and Stella
15. Scott, Hutchinson Martin Anlberg. Helming
Frank Montague, Crookston Dr. and Mrs. N. M.
Wood, Boston .1. J. Moran, Dulnth Harry J.
Clark and John B. BJere, Wells O. H. Kellnnd,
Wandan, N. D. Florence Tnylor, La (Crosse.
Wis. Alice Heath, Montlcello: Lars Flkdahl,
L. J. Ayers, Webster, S. D. Fred Hepperle. Eu
reka, S. D. G. A. Gibson, Hector A. J. Ruslad,
CI Rustad, Moorhead C. Fairchlld, Jamestown,
N. D. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. R. Allen, Kendnl, N. D.
H, A. Laittuer. and J. 0. norland. Rlndel,
Minn. James Souttnvtck, Joe Bailey, Waterville
Mi\ and Mrs, Willl.un Russell. La Crosse Mr.
and Mrs. William Mills, La Crosse D. Broad
wood, Abbott, Neb. Eerie Sanford, Horner J. J.
Reiab, Wluorm .W. A. Kroonblnueh, Llndstrom
Maude O'Brien, Bralnerd John Fredericks, Lake
fleld, S. D. S. N. Woodruff. Gladstone, Mich.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Walrath. Kusson Mr. and
Mr*. W W. Woodteck. Excelsior Hardy Sturte
vrint, Detroit, Minn. Wilbur Fowler, St. Joseph,
Mo. W. C. Knausa. Mcrrlstown Irene Donnelly,
8t. Joseph, Mo. .Mrs. K. Foppo, Horner J. E.
Walte, Waupaca. Wis. C. H. Castrltlnes. Roch
ester: Kate Sheehan, Montgomery, Wis. Harvey
Mathlen, Crookrton G. Gllles, Anoka: A. Olson,
Bralnerd George Thorpe, Crookston Cnrrle Ken
erson. A del, Iowa Mrs. L. A. lbberson, Stew
artvllle J. R. Llndgren, Adrian: C. D. Bedford,
Rushmore G. W. Swank. Anoka R. Bogstad,
M.oorhead: Mrs. Belle B. Walch. Dexter: George
K! Johnson. Willmar Mr. and Mrs. C. L. "num
ber, Chatfleld HJalmar Nelson. Fergus Falls E.
Hassett. Moorhead Mr. and Mrs. W. Hamley,
Auckland, X. Z,
Saw the First State Fair.
Captain M, R. Brown of Crookston,
who is visltingi the fair this week, can
tell all about the first state fair, held
forty-four years ago, and never fails to
attract attention when he opens his rem
Venturesome Sailor Attempts to
Steal One and Is Beaten Into
New York Sun Special Service.
New York, Sept. 4.John Nulty, a dis
charged sailor, attempted to hug and kiss
pretty Fourtlnto Larlto, 14 years old, in
Madison Square last evening. She was in
the company of her two sisters and the
trio were listening to the band concert.
When the unwise tar started to do the
kissing act, the girl's screams brought
every woman in the park rushing over to
where the child was struggling in the
man's grasp.
The three sisters began to strike Nulty
With their fists and he went down in a
heap with more than 100 of the women
who had come to the rescue piled on him.
They scratched and tore at his face and
when he attempted to ilse, kicked him in
the face and on the body.
The Larlto girls, who had sharp little
heels on their boots, stamped the man In
the face.
Men in the crowd tried- to get in to
Nulty as he yelled for mercy, but the
women waved them back, saying that
they would attend to him. Officers finally
fought their way thru the mob of women
and found Nulty unconscious. While the
officers were trying to revive him the
women tore his clothing into tatters and
scratched and tore his already bruised
and bleeding face. Finally some of the
men took a hand and advised the women
to let the police arrest the man.
When Nulty got to the police station he
begged to be placed in a cell at once.
About Five Millions and a Half Net
Tone Passed Thru the
Soo Canals.
Special to The Journal.
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Sept. 4.In
point of a single month's traffic thru the
American and Canadian ship canals at
this point, August proved another record
breaker, the commerce amounting to the
enormous freight tonnage o !,403,80 net
Of this freight 4,241,683 tons were e?^t-
bound and 1,162,125 west-bound. The ves
sel passages thru the canals numbered
2,909i In the articles of commerce the
principal items were: Grain, 5,557.072
bushels iron ore, 3,789,082 tons flour, 647,-
880 barrels coal, 1,053,068 tons.
To date the Sbo canals have passed 22,-
628,170 tons of freight, showing en in
crease of 988,780 tons over the same period
last year. While it has been predicted
that 1903 will show a traffic of 40,000,000
tons, with the rates of increase already
shown 39,000,000 will hardly be reached.
French Officials Deny as Absurd the
Report Published in "La
Patrie" of Paris.
the leather, the
maklng.and thewearer
If you wantthe bestaak for
Ideal Leather
Paris, Sept. 4.A report published by
the Patrie that the government might ex
pel Cardinal Gibbons from France owing
to his alleged statements to the Breton
and other French clergy, is officially pro
nounced to be false and absurd. Govern
ment officials express indignation at such
a careless use of the cardinal's name.
Cardinal Gibbons wrote to the Associ
ated Press Aug. 28, saying that stories of
his alleged meetings with the Breton and
other clergy of France were fabrications,
without an iota of truth in them. .
Ate Canned Chioken and Then Phy
sicians Worked Overtime.
New York Sun Special Service.
Utlca, N. Y., Sept. 4.More than twen
ty persons, guests at the weddihg of Ed
gar A. Van Horn of Iowa and Miss Har
riet Brown of Leonardsville, which took
place Tuesday night at the bride's home,
were made violently ill as a result of eat
ing canned pressed chicken.
Folowing the ceremony a repast was
served, at which one of the principal
dishes was the pressed chicken, of which
the majority of the guests partook freely.
They had scarcely returned to their homes
before many of them were taken danger
ously ill with unmistakable symptoms of
poisoning. Messengers started for the only
resident physician in town, but he was
unequal to the task, and physicians and
nurses were summoned from aearby vil
lages to aid in the work of relieving the
Among those most seriously affected
were Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Brown, Miss
Edna Brown, Bev. I. L. Cottrell, Herbert
Cottrell, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Craridall,
Mrs. Calvin Burch, Mrs. M. H. Brown,
Miss Blanche Crandall and Miss Sarah E.
Davis of Leonardsville Mrs. Henry Both
of Onargo, 111. Mrs. Helen Anderson of
Peoria, 111., and Mrs. E. F. Champlin of
Little Falls. All are now out of danger.
Deprived of Work He Steals Bread
for Sick Mother.
New York Sun Speoial Service.
New York, Sept. 4.Arrested for the
larceny of a loaf of bread, Patrick Flood,
the laborer, told, and it proved true, an
instructive story of the privations he had
suffered while being loyal to the dictates of
Laborers' union, No. 5. Hewas arrested
Friday by Patrolman Healy, who found
under the man's coat a half-eaten loaf of
Magistrate Barlow ordered Probation
Officer Lehigh to investigate the case and
Lehigh made this report "Because of the
strikes Flood's union ordered he was un
able to get steady employment. For
several months, his father, too, was out of
work. The family is in dire distress.
Flood's mother is sick at the present-time
and I am satisfied that the defendant com
mitted the theft in her interest."
The prisoner, was immediately dis
on 'y kv
Cor. Washington and Hennepin Avs,
Cuba) is still exempt from yellow fever
and smallpox, owing to the excellent san
itary administration of the island, while
under the'control
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President Nearly Demanded His Res
ignation Because of Importunity
of Western Senator '
They Aoted, It is Said, In Behalf of
Official Grafters in the
The President Was Told This and So
Refused to ActDevelopments
New York Sun Special Bervloei
Chicago, Sept. 4.Walter Wellman, in
a Washington special to the Record-Her
ald, says:
Sensational developments are expected
soon in the land scandals in Indian Terri
tory and the maladministration of Indian
affairs in Oklahoma. Only a part of the
story can be told now, for to disclose all
of it would defeat the ends of justice.
i The scandal is divided Into two parts.
One is the purchase of Indian lands in
the territory by "rings," which fixed up
schemes to make competitive bidding at
sales a mere farce, presumably with the
collusion of government officials who are
stockholders or directors in land com
panies and trust companies formed for the
purpose of speculating in Indian lands.
The other is thieving from the Indians on
the reservations in Oklahoma by means
of fraudulent allotments of cash due the
natives under the agreements which the
United States has with the tribes. All
that can properly be said at this time is
that proof of frauds exist, especially in
Oklahoma that these frauds extend by
collusion or negligence, into the interior
department here that a rigid investiga
tion is now under way, and that in the
end a number of arrests of suspected of
cials may be looked for.
"Graft" In Officialdom.
Involved in the story is a most inter
esting chapter of American politics, of
"graft" in official positions, of an effort
to secure "protection""thru, the influence
of senators and others in high public life,
and of an impudent and nearly success
ful attempt to get the scalp of a mem
ber of the cabinet who was too honest a
man for the comfort of the ringsters.
Shortly after Mr. Roosevelt became
president it was a matter of common gos
sip in Washington that the days of Mr.
Hitchcock as secretary of the interior
were numbered. A number of western
senators wanted him removed, and one
after another went to the White House
and complained that they could not get
any satisfaction from the secretary when
they called on business for their constitu
ents. The secretary of the interior was
not called upon to resign because one of
the president's oldest friends, a man not
in public life, a journalist, in fact, who
had long been fimillar with affairs in the
interior department, particularly those
which concerned the Indians, finally went
to the president and said to him:
Why They Attacked Hitchcock.
"For heaven's sake, Mr. President, do
not make the mistake of permitting the
western senators to induce you to dismiss
Mr. Hitchcock. They are after him be
cause he stands in the way of their
friends, Who are engaged in robbing the
Indians.'4 f,
''fllr: Hitchcock is to slow,"
answered.the ' president,. ' "I- can't gef
anything done. I send for him^to ask
about a case and he has forgotten whether
or not. the case is before the department.
I want results."
"Never mind, that," replied the presi
dent's friend, "the first and most Im
portant thing is that Mr, Hitchcock is
honest, aggressively, uncompromisingly
honest. The gangs can't do anything
with him. I admit he is slow. H e is
stubborn as a mule. He is rash in snub
bing senators and other big-wigs who go
to see him for their honest constituents.'
But give him time. Give him a good law
officer to sit at his elbow, a good assist
ant to keep his work in order and let his
honesty and his fearlessness work out.
If you do, you will' never regret it. Mr.
Hitchcock does not know that I am here
speaking for him. But I speak because
I know the Indian service is filled with
graft and that you need just such a man
as Hitchcock at the head of the interior
The Secretary Triumphs.
His eyes thus opened to the character
of the fight that was being made on Sec
retary Hitchcock and the true inwardness
of the running to him of this senator and
that senator suggesting that they could
not get along with the head of the interior
department, President Roosevelt' con
cluded to keep the secretary he had in
herited from the McKinley administra
tion and brave the discontent of the west
ern senators for the sake of having at the
head of that department a man upon
whose integrity and courage he could rely.
Sixty days ago President Roosevelt said
to his friend, who had urged him to re
tain Secretary Hitchcock: "I want to
thank you for what you told me last year
about the interior department and its
chief. If you never gave me good advice
about any other matter, you certainly did
that time. Hitchcock is a trump. He is
a terror to all the grafters."
Early Settler Passes Away-^-He Had
Been 111 for Some Time.
Chris Hanke, an old settler of Minne
sota, who, for some time has made his
home at St. Louis Park, died this after
noon at 1:30 o'clock. He had been ill for
some time and his death was not unex
Sir William Ramsey, who in conjunc
tion with Lord Raleigh, discovered the
existence of argon, and subsequently
krypton and xenon, in the atmosphere,
has made a computation of the quantity of
the last two elements present in the air.
There is one part by weight of krypton
in 7,000,000 and one part of xenon in 49,-
000,000 of air. The proportion by volume
is much less., - .,,-.* ' -
rof the. United States, by
Governor Wood and his associates. '
Nearly one-half of the mortality in the
United States is from diseases of the
lungs, and T6~per cent of "it preventable.'
mJO^J^Ua^aaJ^^ Y t*Sg.^fa,.jewJ. May. ^#nt - , ..y-^NMi^i^..,
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Prosecution of the Scoundrels to Be
gin in Michigan at .
Once. '
Prosecutor Has Dictatorial Price list
In His PossessionSent Out
in Mysterious Manner.
Grand Rapids, Mfch., Sept 4.Prose-
cuting Attorney Brown has been p ut in
possession of ample evidenco showing the
methods adopted by local coal dealers to
keep a u niform price on alll kinds of hard
and soft coal, coke, wood and charcoal.
The evidence presented to the prosecutor
is the printed price, list in red and black
dictating the terms upon which all fuel
shall be sold in the $ity,
The evidence which^-'Prosecutor Brown
has been accumulating is believed to be
of such convincing character that it is be
lieved that seveVal prosecutions may fol
low the investigation. He has now do
doubt that a combine of coal'deaders ex
ists in this city.
Every coal,dealer in, the city has in his
possession the pride list sent out last
April, and also the amendment issued in
July, but it is understood that no new
price list for September has as * yet been
issued. .
The dealers, to a mkn claim- not to
know the sender ot the dictatorial card,
but all admit that they,raised prices upon
receipt of it. . " - *i
The document in the hands of the
prosecutor has the printed date, April 15,
1903. The peculiarity about the supple
ments Issued in July ia that they are all
stamped with apparently the same style
rubber stamp. It is explained by Mr.
Brown that the prices which prevailed a
year ago last August were the same as
those prevailing last July, and conse
quently the old cards could be used by
stamping a new date over the printed
one. . .
The small d ealersL
Mrs. Molineux Has Her Divorce All
Right and Will Eeturn to
.*- * South Dakota.
Ne\y Yorki Sej#. &~5Mrs.,B4anche Chese
brough Molineux, whervwent. to South Da -
kota last NoveiriborV 'ljas secured a de
cree of ibsqhj
Roland B. Molineux, in His New
Book, Explains Workings of a
Woman's Heart.
New York Sun Special Service.
New York, Sept. 4.In Roland B.
Molineux's new book, his second literary
effort, which is to be issued in a few days,
he speaks for the first time of the sud
denly severed bond between him and his
wife after his acquittal. There is no
tinge of blame or censure in his brief
remarks. In fact, he argues justification
for his wife. The paragraph in his new
book, a historical novel, "The Vice Ad
miral of the Blue," cannot but be con
strued as illustrating his own sad marital
experiences. It reads:
"Altho we idealize them, women are
but human and are weaker because more
tempted and more affectionate than we of
the sterner sex. Woman demands the
daily tokens of devotion that God in
tended she should have. Without them
she fades as the rose unkissed by the sun
or parched for lack of the life and beauty
giving dew. The husband who has ceased
to be the lover soon finds his wife no
longer the sweetheart, and equally so the
absent one is in danger, for absence
makes the heart grow fonderof some
one else. It is only natural.
"When years have passed since the
woman looked upon her husband's face,
whether the cause be warfare in a dis
tant land or misery behind a prison's
bars, the result is all but inevitable. Al
tho at first she is all devotion, anxiety
and love, plunged In loneliness and sor
row, in time the memory of the man be
comes to her a shadow he seems as one
dead, or if anything more real, a living
barrier against happiness. For near at
hand is some one who will promise her
a renewal of that happiness of which she
has been robbed. And when such a mo
ment comes into the life of a woman she
is but honest, even if cruel, when she
frankly says: 'It is over. I love another.'
A man, of course, may speak no such
words. The bit of chivalry that remains
in us forbids."
^^1*9$* SEPTEMBER 4, 1903. " W?* -r- "'. wvsr"?
With It She Put to Flight a Hold-Up
Man Who Demanded Her
-!=-.. ' Purse. - .
Chicago, Sept. 4.The overworked hat
pin, for years woman's chief weapon of
defense and offense, is on the high road
to oblivion. The star of a new instru
ment of retaliation is in the ascendant.
The new weapon is the "la tosca stick,"
or, as it is known in New York, the
Alice Roosevelt cane." It resembles a
bandmaster's baton In size and shape,
and it is exceedingly popular with Chi
cago women. That it is serviceable as
Well as ornamental was discovered last
night by Mrs. Charles P. Elliott. 3100
Groveland avenue, when she was attacked
by a roughly dressed man at Thirty-first
street and Cottage Grove avenue.
"Give me your purse!" demanded the
stranger, reaching out his hand and ap
parently expecting ready compliance.
"I shall do no such thing," said Mrs.
Elliott salmly.
"Give me your purse, or I'll wring your
pretty neck."
The words came sharply, but the an
swer was sharper still.- Mrs. Elliott car-f
ried one of the new canes, and she
brought it into play with surprising agil
ity. She used the cane as a rapierand
the end was pointed with a steel cap or
ferule. The man promptly saw the point,
or, rather, felt it, first in the stomach and
then in the face. With a howl of rage
and pain the man fled. When it was all
over Mrs. Elliott sat down on the curb
stone and cried.
Child Born Out of Wedlock Will
Inherit Part of the Sterns
on the outskirts
maintain they are not in the combine.
They claim not to know of a combine of
the larger dealers That they follow the
prices set by them, ^they admit willingly,
and add that the. price charged for coal
is entirely too low. In fact, the small
dealers are at outs with the largest sell
ers in the city. They say the price of coal
is kept at such a-low figure that they can
barely make expenses. Their bills of lad
ing show that coal costs them $5.40 per
long ton at Buffalo,-to which is added $1.50
transportation charges.
The price list which all dealers follow
quotes the price of coal subject to dis
count, printed in black, and also the net
cash price printed in red. Even the
charge to be made for carrying and
shoveling is dictated and the cost for
every measure frorrt the bushel to the full
ton. Likewise, with wood,, the price is set
on block, chunk and split wood.
With reference to a combine farther up
the line, among the operators and mine
owners, the dealers claim that they would
not be able to obtain coal at all if they cut
Special to The Journal.
Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 4.Judge W.
H. McHenry yesterday morning signed
an order in probate giving to Alta Bock
of Chicago, the natural child of Francis
M. Stern, a half Interest in the latter's
estate, which consists of farm land near
Mitchellville, valued at about $75,000. Em
bodied in the order Is a clause providing
that $2,000 shall be paid at once to the
direct heir for pin money.
Francis M. Stern was a wealthy Polk
county farmer and stock-raiser. During
his lifetime a child was born to a.woman
who did not bear his name. The child
was given a home and surrounded with
many" luxuries. When Stern died, Dec.
5, 1902, it" was his desire that the child
Alta inherit her share of his wealth, there
being no surviving heors aside from
brothers and sisters and other more dis
tant relatives.
C. L. Henney was appointed adminis
trator of the estate, which was claimed
by the brothers and sisters. The right
of the child was challenged. The contro
versy led to a stipulation of a settlement
July 16, 1903. This was terminated by the
order of court yesterday. Alta married
and went to Chicago wtlh her husband to
live. They occupy modest apartments in
a flat, which it is expected they will now
exchange,for more pretentious quarters.
Went to Sleep on farrow Window
Ledge-i-Kicked When Hj
^Wfts ned.
.dJ^r^..: JWI doubt on
that point was "settled"-
last""night, when
Lawyer Alexander' C . Young, , w^8 has
been, recently retained as counsel by Mrs.
Molineux, called in reporters and made
a formal statement to that effect.
"It is true that Mrs. Molineux has se
cured a decree of absolute divorce from
Roland Burnham Molineux. She has
resumed her maiden" name and is now
Blanche Chesebro'ughl She came to this
city on Tuesday on important business,
arid Will soon return o Sioux Falls.whlch
is now her home. W e have decided to
make this formal statement in order to
put an end to speculation as to whether
there is a divorce or not. That is* all
that can be said J' i'
Mrs. Molinetax- sat on a couch with toer
lawyer and whispered to him from time to
time in the course of the interview, but
she refused to say anything herself for
publication. She parried several questions
and always referred to Mr. Young.
When Mr. Young was asked if she had
read either of Roland B. Molineux's books,
the woman with the divorce leaned back
and held her sides to stop the ache from
laughing too hard. Mr. Young couldn't
tell anything about his client's literary
He declared she had no intention of
going on the stage. Asked if his client
was about to be married again he said
that the notion was absurd.
Kew York Sun Special Service,
New York, Sept.' 4.Herman Schwartz,
a porter in the American Tract society
building," while cleaning a nineteenth
story window, became drowsy and ex
tended his legs on the foot-wide ledge,
and, placing his back against the masonry,
went to sleep.
He was sighted from the street and
rescuers who went after him cautiously
raised the window and simultaneously
hauled him into safety. H e was indig
nant at what he called his rough treat
ment. . ":
New York Sun Special Service,
Berlin, Sept. 4.The Russian newspaper,
Oswoboschdenie, published at Stuttgart,
states that General Dragomiroff, governor
of Kieff ' and commander of, the south
western military district, has resigned as
a protest against the continual employ
ment of troops to massacre political mal
contents. General Draomiroff told the
czar that he was ashamed to stain his
hands with the blood of defenseless civil
ians. By taking this action General
Dragomiroff sacrificed a position of almost
royal power and an income^of $150,000.
The colonel of a Bessarabian regiment,
according to this newspaper, has been dis
missed from the army for refusing to
allow his troops to fire on strikers at
Miss Rockwood is Suing An Alleged
Faithless Man for $10,000.
Special to The Journal.
Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 4.Because she
says he paid urgent suit to her affections,
promised to marry her assisted her in
picking out her wedding gowns and bor
rowed money from her, Miss V. W.
Rockwood of this city has commenced
suit against J. W. Hollingsworth to re
cover $10,000 for breach of promise, as she
says he married another woman.
She says hG told her he was going out
of the city to look up a business location
and under that misrepresentation kept
from her the fact of his marriage until he
was away.
For the alienation of his wife's affec
tions, Richard Anderson of this city has
commenced a suit against Frank Birdsall
for $20,000.
Mexico, Mo., Sept. 4.According to a state
ment made by Rev. Dr. Watklns before the
Missouri conference of the Methodist Episcopal
church south, here, the endowment fund asso
ciation proposes to raise $5,000,000 as an endow
ment fund for the benefit of aged and infirm
preachers In this church In the United States.
Dr.. \ytkln said Jfte Texas conference gave
$14,000' and the Mississippi* conference' $13,000." '
The microbes of lockjaw or of other dis
eases, the venom of snakes, the virus of
smallpox or the vegetable poisons may be
successfully conveyed upon bullets from
muskets or revolvers. Neither the heat
nor the friction in firing destroys them,
whether they are on the ball, in the
powder in the wad, or smeared within the
gun barrel. In the powder they are car
ried on unburnt grains, which make up 40
per cent in every cjmrge ot powder ex
ploded. ,..,..- .. ,
Msssr :''''"
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Are Most Women in Summer
Pe-ru-na is a Tonic of
OSEPHINE MORRIS, 236 Carroll St,
Brooklyn, N. Y., writes:
any time of the year, but I have found
it especially helpful to withstand the wear
and tear of the hot weather. I have taken
it now for two summers and feel that it
has kept my system free from malaria,
and also kept me from having that worn
out, dragged-out look which so many
women have.
"I therefore have no hesitancy In say
ing that I think it is the finest tonic in
the world."Josephine Morris.
Peruna is frequently used as a miti
gation of the effects of hot weather. What
a bath, is to the skin, Peruna is to the
mucous membranes. Bathing keeps the
skin healthy, Peruna makes the mucous,
membranes clean and healthy. With the
ski nand mucous membranes in good
working order, hot weather can be with
stood with very little suffering.
Frequent bathing with an occasional use
of Peruna is sure to mitigate the hor
rors of hot weather. Many ladies have
Wear a New Fall Suit on Labor Day. Might just as wall gat It
now as later in the season. Your credit U good here you know.
Would Not Tolerate the Murder of
Strikers by Russian Troops.
Crown Prince of Saxony and Gen.
Treitschke Compelled to Re
sign from Army.
Kew York Sun Speoial Servloe.
London, Sept. 4.A dispatch from Ber
lin to the Daily Mail says the forthcom
ing resignations of the crown prince of
Saxony and General Treitschke, com
manders respectively of the twelfth and
nineteenth army corps, are said to form
a sensational sequel to the recent scandal
in regard to the Crown Princess Louise,
who eloped with Andre Giron, the tut6r
of her children. It will be remembered
about that time her brother, Archduke
Ferdinand, thrashed the crown prince.
Both the crown prince and General Von
Treitschke have been practically ousted
from their commands, owing to the indig
nation felt In high military quarters here
because the former failed to fight a duel
with the archduke. A Saxon court of
honor, .presided over by General Von
Treitschke decided that it was not neces
sary for the crown prince to fight a duel.
The latter acquiesced In the decision and
this awakened such angry indignation that
the positions of both men were made un
tenable. Their last appearance as army
officers will be during the annual maneu
vers next week.
Eagles' Banquet.
New York, Sept. 4.Following is menu
at the big banquet of the Fraternal Order
of Eagles last night:
Feuilles de Laitue, Suedoise,
Potage a la Jenny Lind,
Radis, Olives, Celeri,
Amandes salees,
Filet de Bass a la Joinville,
Salade de tomates et concombres,
Coquilles de Rls de Veau et
Champignons frais,
Botl d'Agneau en Casserole,
Choux-fleurs au gratin,
Sorbet aux Peches,
Pluviers Rotis,
Salade de Saison,
- Glaces de Fantasie,
Gateaux assortls,
Fruits, ' Cafe.
Chateau Cerons,
Liqueurs, WHITE ROCK.
School Shoes
Our School Shoes are always good. No matter how low
the price we never offer any that are not made of absolutely
all leather. No shoddy shoes are sold at the Home Trade.
Here area few of our specialties.
Boys' Shoes
Here is a good line of boys' all solid shoes
at a low pricethey're good f \ O
shapes, too. They are really jyOC
worth $1.25, our price only
We show an excellent line ^ # ^
of boys' kangaroo kip and J) i
Little Gents' Shoes
A*-.at, per pair,
Mrs. Tressie Nelson, 422Broad
St., Nashville, Term., writes:
"At Peruaa ba* dona me m world
of good, I feel la duty bound to tell
of it In hope* that It may meet the
eye of aome woman who baa auf*
fered aa I have.
"For five yeara I really did not
know what a perfeetly well day
wan, and It I did not have headache,
I had backache era pain some*
where and really life waa net worth
the effort I made to keep going.
4tA good Mend advteedme tonae
Peruaa and I waa glad to try any
tblug, and I am very pleated to amy
that alx bottle* made anew woman
of me and I have no mere peine
and life loeka bright again. "Mrm.
Treaale Nelaon.
discovered that the depression of not
weather and the rigors they have been
in the habit of attributing to malaria,
quickly disappear when they use Peruna.
This is why Peruna is so popular with
them. Fwuna provides clean mucous
membranes, and the clean mucous me m
branes do the rest.
If you do not derive prompt and satis*
factory results from the use of Peruna,
write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving a
full statement of your case, and he will
be pleased to give you his valuable ad
vioe gratis.
Address Dr. Hartman. President of Ths
Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, Ohio.
Ladies' Tailor Made Suits
The most beautiful styles we have ever seen
are here. Everything the latest and prices
Men's Union Made Suits
We are receiving a choice lot of Men's High
Grade Union Made Suits. You'll want one of
School Suits for Boys
Suits for big boys and little shaversLong
Pant SuitsTwo Piece Suits. Cash or credit.
Empire Credit Clothing Co.,
412 Nicollet Ave. Next to Hotel Hyser.
Nort h American
Telegraph Company
Continues to furnish the same
efficient service that ha* made
the venture a
King Remembers Cobbler Who Made
His Shoes Fifty Years Ago.
New York. Sept. 4.Mr. and Mrs. An
drew Hanitzeh, of Brooklyn, have received
a gift from King Edward VII. of England
as a reminder of the satisfaction felt by
his royal highness over a pair of boots
made by Hanitsch nearly half a century
ago. The king had the boots made on a
rush order when here as the Prince of
Wales, and he said he would remember the
maker with something, but it did not come
till now.
Girls' Shoes
If you want a good looking: andgood wear
ing: pair of shoes for your daughter at a
low pricetry thesethey are made of
flrood plump dongola kid. all g\ O
solid, stylish shape. We have yA/J
all sixes up to 2, and prices only
m ^ &
satin calf shoes, at ^
Many other lines of boys'
Shoes at
$1.35, St.48, St.60And...
A very choice line of little men's
Shoes, sizes 8 to 13%, four
styles at
We have many other lines of girls' shoes,
each one an exceptional {t* 1 jff\
value, at $1.25, $1.86, $1.48 JS/ Q W
and ^ v^-
Children's Shoes
We offer as a special In
ducement, for Saturday
only, a little gents' 98c
satin calf shoe, sizes
9 to liVt, with low
A choice line of children's shoes, 0r # -
several styles, values 98c, aisea rfC
5to8,at * *
Home Trade*
Shoe Store
'mam^- -
M9-2n Nicollet
WfWMWfr.'v " V Mmi ,'JiLWttiftuawTqgjg
Special *
Ladies' new fall style
Goodyear welt lace
* shoe, with patent tips.
in all sixes regular
$2.60 shoe, special for
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