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,:,..:-,'./ r- WALSH SEES LIGHT Iowa Democrats Have Not Been So United in Years, Says the Secretary. farmers Dissatisfied Because of Al- \ leged Increase in the Taxation of Their Properties. peoial to The Journal. Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 23.Congressman Martin J. Wade of Davenport has notified the democratic state central committee that he may be depended upon for twenty to twenty-live speeches In the campaign for Mr. Sullivan. Cato Sells of Vinton has notified the committee that business engagements prevent his taking any active part until the Inst two weeks. Secretary Charles A. Walsh of the national democrat committee has been In Des Moines this week. He says the democrats in Iowa have not been so united In years, and that he finds the farmers disgruntled because of the attitude of the present administration In raising the taxu tlon on farm properties more than the taxation on railroad property. As a specific instance Mr. Walsh cites the fact that farm values In Ames county .have been advanced 35 per cent, and the railway values only 14 per cent. No decision has been handed down in the Emmett-DIckinson representative controversy. Dr. Fuller and B. F. Robinson appeared before the state board of election commissioners yes terday and all of the evidence was taken. A decision -vfill be reached early next week. For Protection Against Floods. The city council will meet to-morrow to call Special election at which the voters will de cide whether the city shall levy a tax to raise 1500,000 to be used In protecting Des Moines from floods. In two years the city has been damaged to the extent of $2,000,000 by high waters. It is ?he iroposed to secure the passage of an act thru legislature legalizing the change of the channel of the Raccoon river and to protect fur ther the city by dredging the channels of the two river of many million cubic feet of sandt The city engineer estimates that the expense Will exceed $500,000. The election will be held la the next sixty days. CLINGS TO ITS TERRITORY Upper Iowa Conference Will Resist En croachments of the Iowa Body. CEDARRAPIDS. IOWAFour hundred minis try and lay delegates are here to attend the forty-eighth session of the upper Iowa confer ence which began last night with the celebration of the anniversary of the Epworth League, the sermon bf'lng delivered by Rev. E. T. Cruwell of Waterloo. Bishop Fowler will preside at the conference, which is expected to be well attended, in view nceof the effort made by the Iowa conference to take territory now in the upper Iowa conference. This will be strenuously resisted by this con ference, and the strongest laymen will be selected to attend the gemral conference to fight the proposition. The recent death of Dr.. Held of Osage, secre tr.ry of the conference, has caused a contest for tlltit office and L. C. Clarke of Belle Plaine aoems to be In the lend. George B. Shoemaker of Maguoketa and Dr. .T. Sllngerland of Des Moines are also candidates. Homo of the noted orators In the church, ln- fludlne g Governor La Follette of Wisconsin, will ctur every evening this week. OVER FIVE HUNDRED Heavy Enrollment at GrlnnellTwo New Faculty Members. 3RINNELL, IOWARegular work In Iowa college, after the registration of last, week, be gan Monday. The total enrollment In all depart ments- will approach 550,' which makes a very satisfactory increase. Two noteworthy additions to the faculty are Professor Percy B. Burnet, lately connected with Butler college, Indianapolis, who takes the chair of modern languages, and Dr. Edward A. Steln- r, who will have the chair of applied Christian ity, left vacant some years ago by Professor Herron's departure. Dr. Stelrer Is a lecturer and author of note, baving been authorized by Tolstoy to write the personal acconnt of the great. Russian which was lately begun in the Outlook. DUBUQUE, IOWAJudge Matthews has de cided against a reopening of the will of the late F. D. Stout, the millionaire, for the pay ment of back taxes to the county on property that the County assessor failed to list. Tax ferrets held that the county was entitled to moro than $20,000 from the Stout estate for taxes. tOPEJOY, IOWAJ. H. Mason, a farmer llvlug near Dows, met with a bad accident. While crawling thru a fence with a loaded gun, the muzzle became plugged with mud, and when Mason discharged the weapon it burst, lacerat ing both his hands. Physicians say there Is great danger of blood poison. ELDORA, IOWAIt has been proposed to take the original Cardiff giant, which was made of Fort Dodge gypsum and unearthed at Cardiff, N. Y., a great many years ago, to the St. Loni* Louisiana purchase exhibition to serve as an ex ample of how the American people love to he humbugged. DAVENPORT, IOWA.Leo Limporepooles. a reek fruit dealer, was killed by H. J Mont gomery, who found him quarreling with another man in an alley behind his store. The Greek was knocked down by Montgomery and died of Concussion of tht brain. MAXWELL, IOWAThe German Baptists will hold a conference here. The meeting will be of unusual Importance, as It is expected it will decide the question of building a home for old people at Rocktou, just outside the city limits Of Marshalltown. WATERLOO, IOWAMr. and Mrs. George P. Beok have just celebrated their golden wedding. They were married in Ohio, but have been resi dents of this state forty-eight years. CEDAR FALLS, IOWAThe apple crop in this county Is a failure. Farmers have been faying more attention to grains, nnd the or chards have been neglected. ELDORA, IOWAE. D. Wood, a pioneer clt nen, died yesterday of apoplexy. Cheap Rates to California. Tickets only $32.90 and thru sleeping car berth only $6 from Minneapolis to San Francisoo, Los Angeles, etc. Thru tourist cars leave aver the Minneapolis & St. Louis railroad every Wednesday via Santa Fe line and every Thursday via Omaha. Denver and the "Scenic Route." Experienced excursion conductors In charge of all parties. W. L. Hathaway, eity ticket agent, No. 1 Washington av S. '.-WEDNESDAY EVEMING , Professor Towne Studied for His Life Work In This Country and at Berlin, Germany. PROFESSOR E. T. TOWNE, Of Carleton College. Professor E. T. Towne, Ph.D., who succeeds Professor Alden as instructor of history, eco nomics and political science at Carleton college. Northfleld, was graduated from the Unlveif it* of Wisconsin, and afterwards spent two rears at the College of Holle Wittenberg, at Berlin. He haB traveled over different parts of Europe to study the economical and social conditions. NORTHWEST WEDDINGS HASTINGS, MINN.Gustave G. Zamzow, of Clarcniont, Minn., and Miss Mary M. Gerlach of this city were married at the parsonage of St. Boniface church last evenlug. Rev. Othmar Erren officiating. Miss Anna R. Gerlach, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid, and George Zamzow, brother of the bridegroom, best man. A pleas ant Informal reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. \ FARIBAULT, MINN.William F. Lynch and Miss Ernestine Payant were married last even ing at the Church of Sacred Heart. The mar riage of John F. MacLoughlin and Miss Mar guerite Murphy took place at the Church of Im maculate Conception at S o'clock this morning. DAYTON, IOWAA pleasant home wedding took place at the residence of Mrs. Anna Lun dien at noon to-day, her daughter. Marie, being united In marriage to C. M. Lumpkin of Crooks ton, Minn. The bride was reared at this place, but has been a successful primary teacher in the public schools of Britt. The couple left on the afternoon train for Colorado, where they will spend their honeymoon, after which they will be at home to their friends at Crookston. where the bridegroom is engaged in a successful land business. . SIOUX CITY, IOWAMiss Nellie Margaret Potter, daughter of B. C. Potter, a Sioux City merchant, and William Murphy, who has a posi tlon with the Barber Asphalt company at Cedar Rapids, were married yesterday at the home of the bride in the presence of 100 guests. . They will live at Cedar Rapids. NORTH DAKOTA YOUNG BUSINESS MAN SUED Fargo Woman Wants $5,000 for Alleged Breach of Promise. FARGO, N. D.The filing of an action for JJ.OOO damages In a breach of promise case against u well-known young business man has furnished some gossip. The woman in the case alleges the defendant iseTtos marry another soont. John W. Campbell, who owns a claim near Hiddenwood, in Ward county, has been ar rested on a charge of raising a money order. He taken before a commissioner and later wJ,Sicwasnt s ,S . to , }at Of $800 bonds. His case will be heard before the United States grand jury, which will con vene in Fargo next month. . ' A class of twenty is. being" examined here by the state board of pharmacy. The examinations Include laboratory work, and are being eon ducted at the pharmaceutical department of the North Dakota agricultural college. Antonio Zlllodl, an employe in the Northern Pacific yards, was struck by a box car that was being switched and dragged several feet. By catchlug the brake beam he was saved from being crushed to death, but lost part of the calf of one leg. A double team drawing a rig in which Mr. ana Mrs. R. II. Owen and son were riding ran away and all were thrown out. Mr. and Mrs Owen were stunned, but escaped serious injury The boy was less fortunate and his injuries mav prove fatal. He struck on his head and there may be concussion of - the brain. The family recently came here from Ellendale. STATE FAIR AT MANDAN Exhibits Strengthened and Track Feat ures Greatly Improved. MANDAN, N D.~The North Dakota state fair, which will be held an Mandan Sept. 29. JO nnd Oct. 1, promises to bo better and larger than ever this year. The premium list shows an increase In premiums for all kinds of live stocks. Jarm and dairy products, and the man agement is making special efforts to increase the display in these lines. New buildings are being erected to accommodate these exhibits, and every branch of Industry in the state will re ceive inducements to exhibit. The large In crease in the population In the western part .of the state will bring a big crowd to the fair this year, and It is hoped to make the exhibi tion fig beneficial as possible. While the premium list shows a large Increase in premiums for all kinds of exhibits, and while extra efforts are being made to increase this branch of the fair, the management is also making arrangements to secure some good horse races and obtain interesting attractions that will please the crowds. GRAND FORKS. K. D.The arguments in the case of Judge Lauder vs. Evan Jones a deputy sheriff of Richland County, in which'the plaintiff was awarded $7,000 in the lower court have been completed before the supreme court' Judge Lauder mal-ing his own argument. Jones appealed from the lower court. The suit is based on the fact that Jones openly alleged that Judge Lander warned blind plggers before he Issued bench warrants for their arrest. Others are defendants in a similar case, to be tried later, "1 There are no free Want Ads in The Journal. They cost something because they are worth something. People pay for them because they bring returns, 1 cent a word, not less than 20 cents. Cheap enough. . ? v .V'v.?.'-i!v. THE MDOnBAPOl^'JOUI^Ali'^'SBW'^'&jSdS GIVEN SHAKING UP Many Changes Hade in Pulpits of the Wisoonsin Methodist Conference. Amazement Shown When the Bishop Read the lastAppleton and Oshkosh Districts. Special to The Journal.. Green Bay, Wis., Sept. 23.Not for many years have as many changes been made In pul pits of the Wisconsin Methodist conference as were made by Bishop Foss. In consequence nearly every other one of the ministers will have new congregations the coming yeat, seventy seven changes being made. Amazement was plainly stamped on the faces of the brethren when the list was read. Some were smiling, while others frowned. In the equalization of the districts Manitowoc and Stevens Point are taken from the Appleton district and added to the Oshkosh district. Changes by Districts. Twenty-three changes are made in the Apple ton district, seventeen in the Fond-dti-Lac, ten In JaneBville, thirteen In Milwaukee and four teen In OBhkosh. Appointments In the Appleton district are as follows: Presiding elder, Perry Millar. Abrams and Brookslde, 0. W. Smith Algoma, J. B. Cole: Angelica, H. Jacquith Antlgo, F. A. Nlmtz: Appleton. S. H. Anderson Cllntonville, Richard Evans Brandon and Elcho. J. H. Levin Depere, T. W. Sprowls Dunbar. D. C. Savage Glllett. 3. II. Paul Grand Rapids, W. A. Petereon Green Bay, First church, M. J. Trenery Green Bay, St. Paul's, W. B. Leek Hazlehursts and Star Lake, to be supplied Hickory and Surlng, W,. Moy.le MILWAUKEE, WIS.Warehouse men say there is less tobacco moving in the Wisconsin tobacco district now than at the same season in any previous year. The manufacturers are getting along with the odds and ends they can. pick . tip, in the hope that the neW. crop will cost them less. The* difficulties encountered by Wisconsin packers are increased by Germany's demand for high-grade leaf. . .v.. . LA CROSSE, WIS.The board of trade has re ceived a proposition from the Trlstate Telephone and Telegraph company in which it agrees to build a. telephone line from St. Paul to Austin, Minn., by way of La Crosse if the business men of this city will purchase stock to the amount of $20,000. A special meeting of the board has been called to consider the proposition. l n t r Lak e in defaul MADISON, WIBJudge Ray E. ' Stevens "of Madison, a graduate of the University of Wis consin, and Edwin S. Mack, of Milwaukee, a graduate of Harvard law school, were elected yesterday as special lecturers in the Wisconsin University law school, to take the place of General Edward E. Bryant, deceased: IPRES'COTT, WIS.Wm. Kelchler, a farmer of Clifton township, and his wife, were driving toward Trimbelle,- when their team ran away. Mrs. Kelchler had her jaw broken and received severe cuts and bruises. STITROEON BAY, WIS.The large warehouse of John H. Allen Seed company was destroyed by fire. Loss on stock, $15,000 building, $4,000 machinery, $2,000 total, $21,000 covered by in surance. ONALASKA, WIS.While attending the fu neral of J. W. Johnson yesterday, S. S. Gott, a veteran of the civil war, was stricken with paralyris and is In a serious condition. a century ago and bus been in the undisputed possession of .the city ever since, the move is not taken seriously by the local authorities and It Is also questioned whether Mr. Pendergast In stigates or approves of It. For the first time in over twenty years the but ternut crop of McLeod county is a total failure. MINNESOTA PROBABLY INSANE Lehamn's Dead Bady Found Hanging In His Barn. WADENA, MINN.-r-Ttoe lifeless body of Fred rick Lehman was found In his barn yesterday. He had committed suicide by fastening a cord to a beam, slipping the noose around his neck and lying down. His feet were on the floor and his head was only a short distance from the ground. Coroner McKinnon said that his body must have hung there au hour or so be fore it was discovered. Mr. Lehman was about 70 years of age. He bad not been enjoying good health of late, and undoubtedly committed the rash deed in a fit of temporary insanity. He was a man of some means, and leaves a family of grown-up children. The city council held a special meeting and elected Attorney A. G. Broker mayor to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Mayor Frank Willson last week. W. H. Benson was also elected to a position on the council to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of W. H. Williams. Both of these selections gl*e ex cellent satisfaction. P. V. Coppernoll was elected city attorney. P. V. Coppernoll has been named as the ad ministrator of the estate of the late Frank Willson. No will was left. Mr. Willson was well to do and left an estate which will foot up to $50,000 or $75,000. He also had $34,500 life insurance. Public memorial services were held In the operahouse yesterday afternoon for the late Mayor Willson. The house was crowded with citizens, many of whom came from surrounding towns. Remarks were made by Rev. Mr. Oeh ler, A. G. Broker, P. V. Coppernoll, Colonel G. A. Whitney, Judge John Liddell, Fredrick Clay don and others. K U SCHOOLHOUSE CONTRACT Two-story Brick and Stone Projected at Bagley. . BAGLEY, MINN.The contract for the new school house has been.let to Mat Rudend and A. R. Amber. The building will have two stories of brick, 55x70 feet, with-a stone basement. The old school building will be removed and dis posed of to the best possible advantage. Only the first story of the new building will be com pleted at present. A special service was held at the Congre gational church last Sunday, the occasion being the anniversary of the Rebekah lodge. The Odd Fellows and Rebekabs marched in a body in uniform to the church and a large audience was present to hear the sermon. Nels Nelson and T. Nelson of Lengbv closed a deal with Hans Carlson Monday, whereby they became proprietors of Carlson's livery barn, to gether'with the horses, carriages and house and lots. They have also taken the mail route from Bagley to Nevlng. Nels Nelson will arrive Mon day to take charge of the business and wlU re pair the building and add new buggies. John Grevlde will commence the erection of a large building Oct. 1, on Main street. young people of Bergley, were married Tuesday at Northwood. N. D. A contract for the new jail and sheriff's resi dence was let to the Pauly Jail Building company of St. Louis. It will be a handsome structure and up-to-date in every respect. Alfred Berg and Miss "Nina" Swain" prominent 1 SAVING THEIR CORN ,. . - Warm, Drying Weather a Booh to Mc Leod County Farmers. - HUTCHINSON, MINN.The past few days of fair weather have wrought a marked change in tbe crop situation. On high lands farmers are rescuing the corn yvith binders, while on the wet fields a good deal has been cut and shocked by band. A fow days of fair weather will see the erbp practically out of danger. The McLeod county fair opened yesterday with a promise of large entries ih all departments. Tbe race track is in line condition and numer ous fast steppers are here from outside points. Notice of protest has been served upon the Hutchinson city council and upon the library board by Timothy H. Pendergast of Minneapolis thru his attorney. H. E. Stettler, ngaiUBt the building of the Carnegie library in the public square, and declaring that Mr. Pendergast will claim, said, square and any aqd ail improve ments made upon It. As Jthe. land which lies i.n th very heart of the city wa dedicated .e .... _ , ..s to the" public when the plat wasflied"neariy'half1 365 Robert st, St. Paul. RED LAKE "DEAD AND DOWN" Major Scott's Rules for the Sale proved by the Department. GASS LAKE, MINN.The rules and regula tions for the sale of the fallen timber on tho diminished Red Lake reservation, which were re cently prepared by Major Scott, acting Indian agent, have been returned from Washington, where they had been to be passed upon by the president and the department officials. They were accepted exactly as written, and now the copy for the advertising of the sale of the timber and the rules end regulations connected therewith Is being sent out. ' ' - The timber was blown down on July 3, 1902, and Is estimated at between five and ten million feet of Norway and white pipe, much of which Is ln.gqod condition, altho there.are some trees that were badly twisted by the great wind. The timber is on section 36, township 15, range 36 sections, 1, 2, 11, 12, 13 and 14, township 150( range 36 section 32, township 131, range 35 sections 5, 0. 7, 8, 16, 17 and 18, township 150, range 35. The bids will be opened at Onigum, Leeoh. Lake agency, on Oct. -24. The rules gov erning the sale require that a certified check for 20 per. cent of the amount of the bid must ac oompahy the bid, the cheek to revert to the government in case the successful bidder refuses within " u reasonable time'.' to enter into a con tract. The checks of the -unsuccessful bidders will be returned to them The timber Is to be cut and paid for not later than April 15, - 1904. The scalers will be employed by the govern ment and will be under the direct orders of the Indian agent. The contractor Is to pay half the salary of the scalers -which- will be not to exceed $100 a month. The contractor Is requested to employ an Inspector at the scalers to heck the work of the government scalers, his wages to be paid by the contractor. By the rules the Red Lake band of IndlanB is also allowed to appoint an' inspector of scalers, he to be paid wholly but of the proceeds of the sale, at not to exceed $H)0 a month. The remain der of the rules are About identical with those which will prevail at the cutting of the pine to be sold under the provisions of the Morris bill in December. . r Iola and Harrison, A. L. Tucker Jaeksonport, AV. J. Olmstead Kaukauna, F. II. Brlgham Lac du Flambeau, supply Man lwa, B. T. Clemens Marinette, F. A. Pease Marlon and Hutlug, S. J. Fink Mattoon and Sirassburg, A. J. Buxton Merrill, D. Woodard Mllndore, D. E. Johnson: Moslnee and Dancy, Joseph Toms Niagara and Florence, A. W. Trlggs Oconto, A. A. Bennett Oconto Falls, E. V. Fischer Oneida Indian mission, J. F. Becker: Peshtigo and Harmony, W. W. Saule.^ Rhlnelander, H. T. Wiltsie Seymour, J. E. Manning Shawano, H. C. Seldel Sturgeon Bay. G. C. Carmlchael: Suamlco, J. J. Gelling Toma hawk, W. J. Ward: Washington Island, C. C, Hulburt Wausatt, J. S. Davis Welcome, sup ply Wittemberg and Tigerton, R. S. Ingrabam. Oshkosh District. D. C. John, presiding elder Almond, B. G. Roberts Amherst and Newman, C. E. Carpen ter Berlin and Rush Lake, E. W. Mager Buena Vista, D. B. Coffeen Dartford and Princeton, F. S Richardson Elo and Nekiml, J. S. Neff Eureka, George R. Shart Green Lake, W. Newey Hortonville and Medina, Howard Miller Manitowoc, C. E. Weed Menasha and Vinlond, William Bennett Neenah, J. E. Gatrett New London. Isaac Johnson Omrb, Fletcher Robert' son Oshkosh, Algoma Street, William Rollins Oshkosh, First church. J. E. Farmer Oshkosh. Second church, John Wills Oshkosh Mission and Plover, Frederick Zoers Poysippl, H.D. Stone Ripon, B. F. Sanford Stockbrldge, J. T. Fish Stevens Point, W. A. Hall Wausau, G. F. Rey nolds Waupaca, G. W. White Waupaca cir cuit, A. 0. Niiss Wautorha, Andrew Berwick Weuauwega. J. T. Leek Wild Rose and Doops, W. E .Morris Wlnneconne and Clemensville, F. Zoers: Zion and Welch missloh, H. P. Morgan. A. J. Benjamin is presiding elder of the Fond du Lac district, E. E. McChesney of the Janes vllle district and J. S. Lean Of the Milwaukee. GASOLENE STARTED IT Fire Destroys the Residence of Charles Elde at Albert Lea. ALBERT LEA MINN.Late yesterday after noon the dwellintg house of Charles Elde caught fire and was* burned. The origin WSB in the kitchen and gasolene was probably at the bottom of it. There was some insurance. The work of putting in the mains for the gas plant began to-day and is In charge ofo a representative of,Evans, Almiral & FELL.FRjPM:A OPT IN THE WEST Ab- Colonel Hunter Brings in a Party of Newspaper Men to See South Dakota as It Is. , Opening of the Palace Season at MitchellAn Address hy the Governor, Special to The Journal. ! Mitchell, S. D., Sept. 23.H. F. Hunter, gen eral agent for North and South Dakota, and Charles S. Young, general advertising manager of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway, reached here yesterday In a private ,: car accom - panied by reporters for the Chicago Tribune, Record-Herald aud Inter-Ocean and the Germania Of Milwaukee, to attend tbe corn palace. They made short stops at Elk Point, Vermillion, Yank ton and Scotland, and will go over practically the entire line before leaving the state at Big Stone. . Mr. Hunter's purpose is to give the eastern newspaper men a true idea of the wonderful prosperity of South Dakota and to counteract the harmful reports of damage by frosts. Careful investigation reveals a corn crop esti mated at above sixty million bushels, and no damage of importance anywhere from frost. The husk is green on the late corn, and the stalk is sound and healthy. Mr. Hunter is greatly pleased with the conditions, and the newspaper men are more than surprised. Opening of the Palace. The great fall exposition of the corn palace was formally opened last evening. The decora tive work was done by A. Rohe of Lawrence, Kaii., who has been engaged for the South Da kota corn palace building at St. Louis next year. The general character of the decorations are of the Mosaic and Grecian order, while running thru the whole are figures in arabesque and tiling effect. The corn was all raised in Davi son county and many colors are used to secure a good shading effect. The great tower that stands at the southeast corner is finished with two American flags in red, white and blue corn, with a field Of blue squaw corn, surrounded with heads of flax. It is a beautiful symbol, and is the finishing touch. The invocation was made by Dr. W. I. Gra ham of Dakota University, and two songs were sung by a local, quartet. O. L. Branson, presi dent of the First National Bank, delivered the address of welcome and introduced Governor Charles N. Herreid, who made the address of the evening. Governor Herreid and wife arrived yesterday morning from Pierre and were accompanied from Woonsocket by the Third Regiment band. Com pany D of this city, aud many citizens met the governor and escorted him to the Mitchell. On the same train came the Bands Rossa, which had just finished a successful engage ment in Minneapolis. The band will play dur ing the ten days of the palace. .,-._ Several County Exhibits. Several counties are here with exhibits, and since Saturday the representatives have been working day and night to have them in readiness. The counties represented are Aurora, Brule, Buffalo, Lyman, Sanborn, Edmunds, Spink and Davison. These exhibits are the finest that have ever been brought to the corn palace. A special train was run oyer the Milwaukee road from Flandreau to-day, and there will be one from Sioux Falls and Friday. Another will be run from Sioux City on Tuesday, Sept. 29. while on Sunday, Sept. 27, a special will come from Chamberlain and also Aberdeen. The Omaha will give good service with the regular morning and evening passengers. The crowds have already begun to come and tbe streets are filling up with the paraphernalia for the street attractions, of which there are five. Co tractors. The contract for the Building has been let to H. A. Paine and the cost will be about $5,000, eiclusive of the-tank'and mains. Mrs. J. H. Chamberlain, one of the old settlers of the couhty, is dead at an advanced age.- She had been in ioor health for some months. The adjourned term 6f the district' court 18 in session with Judge Kingsley presiding. The case of George A. Boye vs. the city of Albert Lea has been on trial since Monday and it will scarcely be fii.ished td-day. This is one of the Fountain lake flowage cases in which the plain tiff sues to recover for damages alleged to have been, sustained by him by reason of the flowage from Fountain lake, a body of water that, is controlled by the city. the / EXPERT CALLED IN Auditorium Foundation at Red'Wind Was Thought to Be Insufficient. RED WING, MINN.There has been much discussion as to whether^or not the auditorium foundation Is strong enough to support the super structure. Mrs. T. B. Sheldon, one of the trustees, asked the citizens to inspect the walls and later engaged L. P. Wolff, a civil engineer ,of St. PauL to make an examination. Mr. Wolff ras submitted his report, in. which be states that he believes the foundation walls will safely carry the load to be Imposed upon them The building, when completed, will cost about $75,000. The Swedish Lutheran church of Cannon.Falls has called Rev. J. N. Breiidel of Chicago as pastor. A literary society called the lyce'uni has been organized with a large membership. Marriage licenses haye been issued to Swan E. Benson and Ida We'derstromV" Frank Larson and Hannah M. WGsterson, and Andrew Carlson and Anna C. Eiigstrom. - C A. Robf.on has sold his dairy farm to R. B. Barner of Illinois/-' for $12,000. cn * SHED : '-'..' .. .' - ' ,T .*. Little Montevideo Boy Is Dead of HIS ',-' Injuries. - v - MONTEVIDEO, MINN Arthur,^ the 4-year- olft son of Oluf Hort'zell,: fell fromm shed roof afid svas injured so badly that he died yesterday. ' 01e Arnot of Watson was run over by a corn binder and seriously injured. His bead, knefe and one foot Were badly cut. - The county fair opened yesterday and the Indications are that it will be one of the most successful fairs ever held in the county. There are over forty race horses entered, and some of. the. fastest In the state are among them. There will be three days of fasting racing. A family -reunion was held at the home of Michael Oleson in East Sparta this week. Oyer twenty-five relatives were present from aH parts of tbe state. . .. Miss Helen Olson is improving since , the operation some two weeks ago, and the pros pects for her recovery are, much brighter. FOUGHT WITH SULLY Death at Cannon Falls of Charles A. Schofleld, a Veteran. CANNON FALLS, MINN.Charles A. Scho fleld, one of the few remaining pioneers of Can non Falls, died Monday morning and was laid away In the cemetery here this afternoon. He was born in Galesburg, Mich., sixty-four years ago, and came here in the spring of 1855, having been a resident of this place ever since. He enlisted in Company K, Second regiment of Minnesota cavalry, and did duty on the frontier, fighting Indians. He participated In General Sully's expedition agaipBt the Indians beyond the Missouri river In 1864. He had been a member of tbe local G^ A. R. post since its organization and at the time of his death held the office of commander.: The funeral was held under the auspices of the post. . John Kraft, an old resident of this place, died Saturday and was buried Monday, atterhoon. He was 73 years old and. a native of Sweden. Miss Ida Widerstrom and Edward Benson were married last evening at the home of the bride's parents by Rev. J. J. Frodeen of Spring Garden. CHILD LABOR LAW Two Cases of Violation Found Officer at Preston. PRESTON, MINN.John Gardiner, an agent of the bureau of labor, has been here to see if the labor law regarding children was being evaded. He found two cases. , This is a help to the public School superintendent, who is en forcing the compulsory school law. L. W. Hunt, representing Edwards, Wood & Co.. has opened a. .commission .office here aud will deal in "grain and stock, having market quotations several times a day by wire. Rev. T. A. Jones is slated to address the Methodist conference which meets next week at Redwood Falls. The quarterly conference voted unanimously to usk the bishop to return him to this charge for another yeat. Building SPEING VALLEY, MIMN.Centennial Re bekah lodge celebrated the fifty-second anniver sary of the founding of the Rebekah -degree in Odd FeUowship Monday evening.The German chufoh will hbld speSial services Sunday, when it will dedicate a new organ.-Mr- and Mrs. Burdett Thayer and Mr. and Mrs. John Lenthold of this city will attend the wedding of Miss Lillian Hayes to John A. Stephan at Le Roy to-morrow. The bride Is a Society leader of Le Roy and the bridegroom Is postmaster at Waltham, Minn. ' - /_.'f- ' SPRING GEOVE MINN.-4Irs. P. T. Kifine berg of Black Hammer,' a young woman, was burled yestei day. She leaves a family of small children.The C. O. D. restaurant, so long in charge of A. O. Rappe, has changed hands, I. B. Hanson baving purchased the building.A new artistic curtain for the opera-house Is being painted by Artist Moody of Caledonia.Steinar Relcrsoh and Anna Fresley have been operated upon for appendclltls. Both have returned from La Crosse and are doing well. WINONA,iMINN.Thse enrollment In ll c J , BrS 2 s6n SEPTEMBE E . New City Hall Started. The laying of the corner, stone of the new city ball yesterday, afternoon was witnessed by a great concourse Of people. The exercises were conducted by Acting Mayor J. L. Hanrtett in the absence of Mayor Sllsby. A parade was formed,- beaded 'by the Third regiment band and Company D, state guard, as an escort to Governor Herreid. and the members of the city council in carriages. Prayer was offered by Rev. D. R. Tomlin, and music was furnished by the band. The address of the was madNationa. e bv O r' Presidenafternoone t of th Firs t l bank.' Governor Herreid officiated at the laying of the corner stone, and In a brief speech conse crated'the. stone to the building for the use of the city officials.^ .'A. ^J l. bort'-was-'placed in the receptacle be neath, the^stohe. containing copies of the papers of the: city, ordinances, directory, bank state ments,, etc. The building will cost $40,000. , - WOLF BOU NTY WARRANTS $1,000 of the Fund Can Be Turned Back to the Treasury. PIERRE, S. D.-The state auditor's office is sending out warrants on the annual wolf bounty fund for last year. There will be about $1,000 of the annual appropriation to turn back into the treasury, as the claims filed amounted to only about $4,000. Persons have been la the city looking over the situation with a view of establishing a small woolen mill .to handle the wool grown in this section of, the state. A meeting of leading citi zens was held a few days ago and tbe matter informally discussed. The chances are regarded favorable. At a.meeting of laboring men a temporary organization of a branch of the American Fed eration of Labor was effected. W. H Bowman was selected president* and Frank Foster sec retary. Committees were appointed to formulate rules and to work up membership, and it is hoped to form a permanent organization on Friday. The homestead filings at the Pierre office will reach more than 200 for September, which, with the declarator!es which are filed will mean the taking up of more than 250 quarter sections In Stanley county for the month. When "Scotty" Philip brought his buffalo herd from the range to his pasture several of the lnrgest of the herd could not be brought in, for they would break thru any cordon of riders which would surround them. Some of theni are vicious,.-and It Is desired to get them out of the way. The ^matter of a hunt for that purpose some time next month is being considered, and if the plan is carried out It will yvlthout doubt be the last buffalo hunt in the history of the country, Buffalo Bill and other prominent men will be invited to take part. A taxidermist will accom pany tbe party and prepare the skins for mount ing. , by an schools s 2,931, a compared wittbe h .2,043-pub last year. This slight falling off is attributed to an increased enrollment in the model depart ment of the normal school and in the parochial scbocls.Company O of this city has been noti fied that it will be inspected by Major Nichol son of Austin on Oct. 0. Major Nicholson will also conduct a non-commissioned officers' school. FERTILE, MINNA $2,000 damage suit has been brought against tbe village council by Mrs. Olie Bokke, who Bays she was injured by falling on a defective sidewalk. This is the first case of the kind brought against the village. - * NEW PAYNEdVtLLE, MlNMf.Rey. T. 0. Hudson, rector for eight years of St. Stephen's church) has resigned, to take effect Oct 1, when he will remote to Fargo. Nickel Plate Styles , , ?% " Always known to be correct. Ready first With the new things In shoes. . , Sunshine Route to California. Through tourist car every Tuesday morning from St. Paul and. Minneapolis via the ChicagoB- , Milwaukee. & St. Paul and Santa Fe Route.' Tickets, $32.90 $6.00. Call 328 Nicollet av, berth1*rate ^^uTO o r s" 1 * INCOME.OVER $5,000 A' YEAR Jdhnson's Original Farm Investment Was but $7,000. MADISON, S. D.L. E. Johnson, who fin ished two terms as register of deeds several years ago and became a farmer, reports the most gratifying results of his experiment. He t ' v 68 3 w- l*bnrN "Vv*. - P . A.', 83 , un ^^$^g8&&g&m'&''-' purchased a 480-acre farm at that time for $7,000, and the next season an adjoining lake bed dried up and gave him 250 acres of fine alluvial lake bed by riparian right. He has just finished threshing about 10.000 bushels of Sired tain which he raised with the assistance of one roan, and estimates bis crops worth this year some $5,000. On an investment of $7,000 for 480 acres of land he now has 730 acres, worth $20,000, that yields him an Income of over $5,000 a year. Klondike and Standard Oil are faded by the glittering possibilities of peace ful agriculture. Another star Lake county cabbage has entered the .lists. This one is fifty-five Inches in cir cumference and weighs thirty-two pounds, and was grown by Mrs. Frank Schultz. Unless there is well-founded objection, Mrs. Schultz will be awarded tbe Hebry Pfeffer memorial medal of intensive farming. E. Harkness brought in a fine specimen of the national bird that he shot Bear the city. The eagle measured five feet two Inches from tip to tip. They are unusual in this vicinity, and this one must have strayed off the reser vation. TWO IN A RUNAWAY Ledlngham Is Laid Up and His Driver Has Several Broken Bones. ABERDEEN, S. D.W. G. Ledlngham, a well-known traveling man of this city, Is at home, having been injured in a runaway. He is badly bruised from head to loot, tho no bones were broken. In the absence of another driver, tbe wife of the liveryman at Lily undertook to take him to Bradley. The neekyoke broke while the team was going at a lively gait and both were thrown out, the woman sustaining a broken collar bone and several fractured ribs. It was feared Internal injuries might develop. BfiOOKlNXJS, S. D.E. G. Davis, city en gineer, died suddenly while running the elec tric machinery at the powerhouse last evening. It was at first thought he had been killed by an electric spark, but his position and the fact that he was not burned indicates a stroke of apoplexy or heart failure. H1B assistant was only absent fiye minutes, and on his return found him on the floor dead. CLARK, S. D.The adjourned term of court convened yesterday. No jury was called. Two divorces have been granted, one to H. E. An derson, assistant cashier of the First State bank. Edwards, Wood & Co. have established a broker's office here.A child of County Treas urer P. O. Rasmusson died this morning.The schools have the largest attendance in their history, the enrollment being 207. CENTERVILLE, S. D,The Methodist society is improving its church building by a good sized addition, W. E. Ega is putting $500 worth of improvements on his opera-house. Olf Anderson is building the finest residence in town' to cost $6,000. Work Is being pushed on the new school, and it is thought it will be finished by Feb. 1. DELL RAPIDS, S. DThe Woman's Foreign Missionary society of the Methodist church elected the following officers: President, Mrs. C. S. Foote vice presidents, Mrs. M. Owen, Mrs. E. Cole, Mrs. J. G. Meldrum recording secre tary, Mrs. J. V. Coleman corresponding secre tary, Mrs. W. E. Owen treasurer, Mrs. O. Houck. LEAD, S. D.Edward Surnam, who arrived a few days ago from Valpas, Mich., died of ty phoid fever. He was a native of Finland.R. C. Barnerd and family have gone to Alabama. Mr. Barnard has interested himself in a mining enterprise in that state and expects to reside there. 0ANT0JT, S. D.The regular fall term of Au gustana college commenced yesterday with an unusually large attendance. Tbe magnificent new - college building has been practicallr completed. -4-The little town of Tea, in the northwestern part of this county, Is preparing to incorporate. SIOUX FALLS, S. D.At a meeting of the board of directors of the Retail Implement Dealers' association of South Dakota, southwest ern Minnesota and northwestern Iowa, It was decided to hold the annual convention at Sioux Falls on Dec. 8, 9 and 10. DEADWOOD, S. DThe family liquor store, conducted by .Max Frledwald, was closed by order of"Mayor McDonald and the license re voked. This action was taken on information that the place was not being conducted in an orderly manner. SELBY, S. D.Walworth county has a new weekly newspaper, which has just made Its ap pearance at Java. It is the Herald, and is pub lished by Vick & Clement. ' - Captain Mitchell, a Roosevelt Rough Rider, Instantly Killed. BUTTB, MONT,Information was received at Warmsprings this morning that Captain Paul Mitchell, one of the best known citizens in Montana, was instantly killed In a runaway acci dent down the mountain side in the Salmon river country, Idaho. ' ,. The disaster occurred on the road trailing the north fork of the Salmon as the descent was being made with a four-horse Concord coach. Captain Mitchell was the driver and as the coach tipped he was thrown over a high precipice into the river below. His mangled remains lodged in a pile of rocks in the river and were recovered. In the party were Dr. William Mitchell, a prominent physi siciani and Bert Stephens, a well-known Butte man. All were thrown over the rocks Into the water and injured. The sceue of the accident is- in. one of the wildest spots in Idaho,. and a full account is difficult to obtain. Mitchell was one of Roosevelt's Rough Riders and was recognized as one of the most daring horsemen .in Montana. His recklessness in the handling of the animals is supposed to have resulted in his death. rOBSYTH, MONT.While attempting to. cross between two cars of a westbound freight yes terday Conductor Paul Schoelko fell and his left leg was amputated Just above the ankle. The train started just as he was on the draw bars. LIVINGSTON, MONT.Conductor Huston lost his arm in an accident in the yards at 9 O'clock last night. $8.00 to Chicago and Return. On Sept. 26, 27 ana 28 the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway will sell tickets Minneapolis to NO CLUES AT HAND Safe Oradkers Have 80 Par Had Clear Sailing in the Upper Peninsula. Gang at Work Is Believed to Be ProfessionalSmaller Towns Invaded. Speoial to The Journal. Newberry, Mich., Sept. 23.There is ample - evidence that a gang of professional safe crack ers is at work in the upper peninsula, but bo far they have confined their operations to tbe smaller ' towns. Only twoweek ago the general store' and postoffice in the Pittsburg & Lake Superior company's building at Princeton was visited, tbe safe being blown and several hundred dollars in cash and a much larger amount In checks and other valuable papers, some negotiable, being taken. A week later the general store and postoffice of John I. Bella Ire at Seney, Schoolcraft county, was entered and about the same booty secured. The noise of i^e explosion, which shattered the vault, aroused the town, but the robbery was not suspected, and it was not until morning that the cause of the explosion was ascertained. Following this, the safe in the postoffice at Bay Mills, Chippewa county, was cracked and cash and stamps secured. The robbers got away on a railroad velocipede, and there is much in* terest as to where they will turn up next. There is absolutely no clue to their identity. No one has seen members of the gang, which is not believed to number more than three men, and the officers in the various counties are com pletely baffled. PEACEMAKER KILLED Granberg Charged With Manslaughter Blow From Fist Was Fatal. MUNISINGf, MICH.Charged with killing a man with a blow from his fist, John CranbSi.*g has beeh bound over for trial In the Alger county circuit court. The tragedy occurred in a cedar camp near Shingleton. Cranberg was scuffling with another man when Matt Lindquist, aged about 50, Interposed an ob jection, fearing that one or the other of the combatants would be hurt, each being some what under the influence of liquor. Granberg thereupon turned upon the peacemak er and struck him a blow in the stcmach, which proved fatal in ten minutes. The coroner's jury returned a charge of manslaughter, finding.there , had been no intent to commit murder. Andrew Holowlnnski has been lost in the woods - for ten days, and it.is feared that when found it will be his corpse that will startle the search ing parties. CRYSTAL FALLS, MICHRacing by drivers of powder wagons is to be tabooed by the city - council. Residents have complained that in hauling explosives to the new magazine the teamsters in charge of the wagons have nightly Indulged in an exciting competition as to which would get to the place first. ONTONAGON, MICHActing for the Tama rack Copper Mining company, William J. Ladd of Boston has purchased from the St. Mary's Mineral Land company 6,000 acres a few miles from Ontonagon for $12 an apre. The timber will be logged and taken to the Tamarack mine for use underground. MANISTiqiTE, MICH.H. O. Stubles, an . agent of tbe forestry department, has been in Schoolcraft county arranging for the purchase of a large quantity of pine cones, which are wanted for shipment to the arid west. It is the intention to plant the cones along the banks of irrigation canals. * MENOMINEE, MICH.Thirty or more fami lies expect to move from southern Michigan to - Menomirtee in the next few weeks, being brought - here by the Triumph Health Food company, which is building a plant here. The company is operated by Seven Day Adventists. v MONTANA OVER A PRECIPICE California and Arizona. The Chicago Great Western Railway will sell tickets Sept. 15th to Nov. 30, in clusive, to points in above named states at a reduction of $15.00 from usual rates. If you contemplate going it will pay you to inquire of L C. Rains, Gen't Agent, cor. Nicollet Ave. and Fifth st, Minneapolis. There are no free Want-Ads in The Journal. They cost something because they are worth something. People pay for them because they bring returns, 1 cent a word, n6t less than 20 cents. Cheap enough. CALUMET, MICH.Joseph Larochelle. a young miner employed at the Calumet & Hecla. who several months ago fell 700 feet down a shaft, has sufficiently recovered to leave the hospital and' will Shortly return to work. MASONVTLLE, MICH.The saw mill of Lindsley Bros, has been dismantled and rebuilt at Alfred. Impure Blood? You Can't Have Pure Blaod Unless Your Stomach, Bowels, Liver and Kidneys are RightA Safe, Simple Rem edy at any Drug Store. If your blood is bad if you are disfigured by pimples, sores, torturing bells or eczema if yon. are'worn out and tired, with nerves and temper on edge it is because your stomach, bowels, liver, and kidneys are not acting In accord. Bad blood means bad bocvels bad bowels mean bad health. Iron-Ox Tablets purge,tho blood of Its impuri ties by toning up the digestive organs so that tboy perform their functions naturally and regu larly. They cleanse and Invigorate the torpid liver , stimulate the sluggish kidneys, and regelate the. bowels by their gentle but effective tonic-laxa tive action. . Anything which shocks the system Into ac tivity Is dangerous. . Do not expect Immediate perceptible effects from Iron-Ox Tablets. They produce a natural, regular building up of aH the functions. This takes a little time, but a suc cessful result is absolutely certain. Remember, Iron-Ox Tablets are not purgative or cathartic in their effect they are tonic-laxa tive they cure by building up the entire system. Purgatives and cathartics give only temporary relief by violent and injurious actiontbey do far more harm than good. Do not confound Iron-Ox Tablets with liquid preparations which depend upon drug-disguised alcohol for immediate effect, and which create a habit which is nothing more nor less than alco holism. Iron-Ox Tablets build up the system naturallythey cannot create a "habit." Fifty Iron-Ox Tablets in an attractive alumi num pocket*case, 25 cents at druggists, or sent,1 postpaid, on receipt of price. The Iron-Ox Remedy Co., Detroit, Mich. ' Lyman Ellel Drug Co., Minneapolk, Minn., northwestern distributors. ' Chicag o and re - turn at $8.00. Return limit Oct. 25. Tickets good on any of its five daily trains. Ticket office, 328 Nicollet aV. - - .