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AN INVITATION is extended to all to visit
the Press Room, which is the finest In the west.
The battery of presses consists ot three four-deck
Goss Presses, with a total capacity of 144.000
Irtt-page'ro n'r'n a~l s an hour, printed folded |
counted. The best call
to p m . Inquir e attineeto t th businesis s offic and
be directed to the visitors' gallery of the Press
Room. The Great Daily
Great Northwest
Oct. 3...
The Panama revolution is sui generis.
It is a business men's affair. The indus
trial age is dawning at last in Latin
Dally Circulation of
Saturday , f*f) 009
Oct . ie..Ujl
: 63,349
ST:62,504 Oct. 66,600
* i 31.
For Week
Ending Oct. 31 60,208
Only 2-CENT Daily in Minneapolis.
REMEMBER, all this circulation is
the 5 o'clock edition, which is deliv
ered directly to the homes. All the
members of the family have time to
read it.
The Journal ran 1,572 columns of
advertising in October. This is 4 2 per
ce nt more advertising than was car
ried by any other daily paper in Min
neapolis and 3 per ce nt more than any
daily and Sund ay combined.
The Merger and the Governorship.
Govern or Van Sant gave out an in -
v-^yview yesterday in which he said
itlWat the next governor of Minnesota
yi tight tp stand for the enforcement of
the law. What is there about that .to
find fault with? That interview, how
ever, has already stirred up a St. Paul
apologist for the merger and pro
voked it to the utterance of senti
ments which are calculated to be em
Mjfrrassing for any candidate which
it may support. It exhibits so clearly
the attitude of hostility assumed by
that publication toward any effort to
hold the merger amenable to the law
that any candidate to whom it may
give its support is in danger of being
strongly suspected of entertaining the
same sentiments.
-And yet every one knows that this
principle of enforcing the law against
trusts and combinatio ns is not pe
culiar to Minnesota. Th e national ad
ministration has taken quite as ad
vanced ground, and, owing to peculiar
legal questions involved, has made
more progress toward enforcing the
law against the merger than the state
has yet accomplished. Surely no
candidate for the office of govern or
of this state would dare to place him
self in the attitude of hostility or even
of cool indifference to the policy of
law enforcement for which President
Jfloosevelt stands. The republicans of
- Minnesota would have a nice ti me in
the campaign of 1904 supporti ng
Roosevelt for president and a merger
candida te for governor.
A favorite contention of merger
apologists is that the merger issue is
in the courts and not in politics.
There might be something in that if
It were not for the repeated and pos i
tive declaration of merger managers
that the merger will not be aban
doned no matter what the decision of
t he supreme court may be that if the
Northern Securities company be dis
solved as illegal some other means
will be discovered of accomplishing
t he same result.
. Tillman Jury Stuff.
- That the Tillman murder trial in
South Carolina was the worst kind
of a farce is proved by the confession
of W . I. Rishinger, a member of the
jury, who has been aroused by criti
cism to defend the verdict. H e jus
tifies the verdict on the ground th at
Gonzales, the murdered man, was an
editor. H e says that no one ever
hea rd of a man being convicted for
killing, an editor, and he cann ot un
derstand why the public should have
expected the jury to depart from
Nothing could more strongly en
force the sternest reprobation of the
ldw estate of law and order in South
Carolina than that a juryman should
gravely defend himself for having
voted for the acquittal of a murderer
on the grou nd that the killing of ed
itors Ms permissible. This sounds so
muCh like a joke that it is impossible
to take cognizance of it without smil
ing,-but with Rishinger it is a very
serious matter. ^ / y'S) .^"^v'j*
This Rishinger'/'m-olf^oH^rf^^amits
that he believes in the duel. H e sa ys
- h'e" were an editor, "and had
t he grit to follow my pen, I would
certainly invite the defendant to e n
tertaln me beyond the Georgia lines,
which would be more patriotio to my
fellow-man than to sit in my sanctum
and abu se him with my pen. " Mr.
Rishinger sa ys that if he were the
unfortunate man he would agree not
to call it murder, but "suicide by the
abuse of liberty with the wrong man."
It would be interesting to know just
what mental proce ss Mr. Rishinger
went thru in assuring himself that he
could be an impartial juror and weigh
the evidence. Possibly he thought
th at all he need ed to know was th at
an editor had really be en killed by
Tillman. A s Rishinger is evidently a
rather ignorant man, he may not have
known before the trial began th at
Gonzales was an editor.
On month *J
Three months Lj*{
Saturday Ere. edition, 28 to 36 page*..,... 1.50
One week
One month
Delivered by Carrier.
All payors ire'continued until an explicit order
,is teceived for discontinuance, and until au ar
rearages are paid.
THE JOURNAL Is published W ****}*'
wept Sunday, at 47-40 Fourth Street Soma,
Journal Building, Minneapolis, Minn.
4 New York Office,
it. LEfc STAEKH, J Tribune Building.
Use. General Adrg. ) Chicago Office,
Tribune Building
Washington Office,
Colorado Building.
6 cents
35 cents
Mr. Bryan says he needs the money.
Putting it on that basis we would have
f t t h ph n
A large portion of the footballing pub
lic will hope that the suggestion of a
post-season game between Michigan and
Minnesotain the event that both remain
undefeatedbe not lightly brushed aside
by those who have the power to bring it
about. There are some good arguments
against a post-season game, but Ameri
cans like definiteness. They like to win
or suffer defeat, rather than argue as to
which is the better man or the better
team. It was a satisfaction to every
lover of football to know last year that
Michigan was the undisputed champion
of the west.
Permanent Home for the Commer
cial Club.
The Commercial club is thinking of
building a clubhous e. This is a good
idea and we hope it may be realized.
The Commercial club is a successful
Minneapolis institution, and all Min
neapolis desires to see its success co n
tinued. -
Nothing will more conduce to the
permanent prosperity of the club
than to own its own clubhouse. A
clubhouse will enab le the cl ub to
perfo rm its function much more sat
isfactorily than mere clubrooms, how
ever extensive and we ll appointed
the se may be. When a club owns
property, has a permanent home, it
becomes an institution which, is not
easily dislodgedit gathers a mo
mentum that keeps it running su c
cessfully without great effort on the
part of its members. I t continu es to
succeed becau se it has succeeded.
These fac ts are especially true of
a commercial club, which is more in
timately associated with the life and
growth and activity of the city than
a purely social club. IThe owned
home of a Commercial club comes to
be as much of a center of the life of
the city as
characteristic objection to subsidies on
general principles again found ut$e|v
ance.^ H e doesn't like our navigation""hitherto
laws, which make it. cost so* "much
more to operate American steaniers
than those under other flags, but he
thinks that it is trade and not sub
sidies that build up a merchant ma
rine. . '
Of course, if any subsidies were be
ing passed arou nd Mr. Hill would take
them, but he would regard it as a capi
tal error to make success or failure
turn on them. Mr. Hill has "raised
t he limit" in the size of his steamers
I n the hope that the economies there
by realized will offset the cheap labor
of ships that do not fly the American
flag. H e distinctly said last night that
he proposed to operate his Vessels at
first in full compliance with the Ameri
can navigation laws. If the^ experi
ment proved a failure, he would then
put them under a foreign flag.
Between Mr. Hill's ability to suc
ceed what he tries to do and the
advantages his ships will have in the
trade of the Philippines because they
are under the American flag, we think
he will succeed. The* Philippines trade
may be sma ll potatoes compared with
that Chinese market of which Mr. Hill
never grows weary, but a monopoly of
a sma ll thing is sometimes very valu
Bennett money. our
?.\o |
selves" if we had been mentioned in tho
Restrict Temptations and Opportu
The charter commission is admit
ted by one of its me'mbers to be acting
on the theory th at councils are a
necessary evil of local government.
That being the case, obviously, the
correct line of procedure is to reduce
the evil to a minimumto restrict the
powers of the council as much as pos
It is too much to act on the theory
th at every alderman is a boodler in
fact or embryo, but it is all right to
reduce to a minimum the temptati on
to which an alderman may be sub
ject. The council ought to be a de -
liberative and legislative bo dy pure
and simple. It should be divorced
fr om the executive and administra
tive branch of municipal government.
The more the commission lops off the
council's administrative and executive
powers, the better.
A morning contemporary which
rather overdo es an attempt to demon
strate that the charter commission has
done nothing more than excite the
amused indifference of the public
renders a service, howeve r, in
pointing out that aldermanic cor
ruption in Minneapolis has largely
arisen from the power a few corrupt
aldermen have where a two-thirds or
three-fourths majority is required.
T he requirement of a three-fourths
vote for a street opening, for exampl e,
puts it in the power, often, of two or
three members to hold up persons or
corporations asking, for concessio ns
that are often perfectly legitimate in
themselves. According to stories that
are often told and general ly believed
it has sometimes happened - that cor
porations have found it necessary
(from their point of view) to pay a
bunch of boodlers to line up with the
respectable majority of the council.
If such questions were left to the de -
cision of a majority of the aldermen,
the boodler's opportunities to ply his
trade would be greatly restricted.
In Canada they do pqt play the Amer
ican game of football, but play instead
the game from which our game was
evolved. This fact has prevented inter
national football matches. But last Mon
day the Winnipeg Shamrocks, after a
hasty attempt to master the American
rules, went to Grand Forks and played
the eleven of the University of North
Dakota. Of course, the college boys put
it all over the Winnipeggers, who, never
theless, played a plucky game, despite
the handicap of ignorance of the Amer
ican game. W e hope that the American
game will be learned by other Canadians,
as many, interesting games might then
be arranged.
a chamber of commerce,
tho, of course, in an entirely differ
ent way. With its lo ng list of mem
bers, representing the commercial
brains and wealth of the community,
it ought'tb' be a'frifling matter for the
club to '"finance - the building of a
home. ..
The Colombian troops have left the
isthmus. Wonder of wonders! South
Americans pass up a chance to fight. '...,..
Mr. Hill and Ship Subsidies.
Mr. J. J. Hill Is at his best in dis
cussing the great questions of world
trade. The public likes to hear him
on these questions becau se he Is
equipped to deal with great facts in
a great way. Some railroad men are
splendid railroad men and th at is all.
Some bankers are great bankers, but
a half hour's conversation with them
would be .an awf ul bore. If Mr. Hill
could talk nothing but net earnings of
t he Great Northern, no one would care
much for his views-no matter how
much "railroad stock he owned and
how many systems he controlled. But
when Mr. Hill talks transportation,
he does not talk shop, th o transportar
tion is his business. Instead^ he tafks
political economy, the philosop hy of
tr'ade and transportation. H e is-'mo
mere coupon shaver he is a thinker.
Possibly, the most interesting part of
Mr. Hill's speech at the Northwestern
Miller dinner last night was his refer
en ce to his new Pacific 'steamers and 1 years. H e goes on to say that while
ship subsidy legislation. Mr, Hill'? the re are but six square miles in the
Cuban Treaty Headwinds
It is reported fr om Washington th at
t he question as to giving effect to the
Cub an treaty when ratified is troubling
t he statesmen who Have arrived at the
national capital to atte nd the extra
session of congress. :''- -.-
Last ye ar the claim of the house tp
participation in the proce ss of ratifi
cation was settled by the amendment
brought in by the sena te to the effect
that the treaty should not take effect
until approved by congress., A s con
gress is a body comprising the senate
and house, that settled the debate
about the constitutional right of the
house to assist in giving effect to the
treaty, based upon the fact th at the
theory of our tariff laws is, thai the
duties are revenue measures and the
Cuban treaty affects revenue measures
by the reduction of regular tariff
duties in favor of Cuba. It was agreed
last ye ar that the sena te should ratify
the treaty and,- that the house should
originate a bftl carrying into ^effect
the section involving a change jot rev
enue, The whole contention grew out
of an apparent contradiction of. the,
terms of the constitution (Article X,
Section 7, and Article 2, Section 2),
in which it is provided that all bills for,
raising revenue shall originate in the
house, while the president, by and
with the consent and- advice of the
senate, shall have power to make
treaties, provided "two-thirds Of the
sena te concur. The provision of Sec
tion 7, Article 1, however, limits the
prerogative of the senate. The house,
which originate d' the tariff measur e,
has the right of approval or disa p
proval . of reven ue changes made by
the senate.
I n the discussion of the treaty in
the senate the re was pretty gener al
opinion expressed th at the. treaty could
not become effective until after legis
lation by bill or joint resolution in
which both houses of congress should
concur. Senator Allison and others
cited several reciprocity treaties in
which the co-operati on of both houses
of congre ss had been secured, because
revenue changes were involved, and
Senator Teller and others contended
that the legislative enactments em
bodied in the treaty (for exampl e, the
provision th at the reduction on Cuban
sugar. should not be more than 20
per cent during the term of the treaty
and that no reduction of the duty be,
allowed on sug ar import ed from any
other foreign country) can be repealed
at any time by congress, just as any
statute may be repealed, if 'congress
so wishes.*
Congressman Tawney made the
same contenti on yesterday, and he
would seem to be right, as he is touch
ing the proposition to give the treaty
effect by joint resolution of sena te and
house. That proposition may as well
be dropped and the agreement of last
year should be adhered to, viz., the
senate ratify and the house originate
a bill carrying into effect the treaty's
of no strategic importance.
the nearest t.o Port Simpso n, is eleven merated In England aned Walesthe during th
and a half miles away from the har-[^F
hor Li ke its neie-hbor it is a lVcv : - loured ' being 2,991 and the deaths 411
oor. LiKe us neignoor, it is a low,,
barren island, incapable of fortifica- cidents per week, with 57,52. persons .*.-,
tion, while the adjacent Wales island, - Jured and 7.9 killed every week. During'
which the award gives to Canada, is I *}- ** ^
i ** * ^..^-i^^i *r*i.* m*i i t '
lofty and overlooks the little American -by accidents to passenger trains on Brit- "
island. This island, moreove r, at itsish railways was eight, the injured being
nearest point is only six and One
fourth miles fr om Port Simpsbn. I t is
the island that really commands the
entrance to the harbor. Even it Sft
k'lari could be fortified, its guns could
do little damage to Port Simpson or
its harbor at a^ distance of about
twel ve miles. ^*\^v:W
These facts are pointed out in a
Vancouver paper by Bishop William
Ridley, who has- traveled in northern
British Columbia for twenty-five
American Islands tner^We 162 square
v tnilfp. in Wales ag^Bear#e islands,
occupied- ^yL?nV Americana,
but now belonging to Canada. These
islands have been exploited by Ameri
cans, "hut now with their valuab le har
bors,, their forests and their salmon
fisheries, they go over to Canada.
The bishop interpret* the award in
such a way as to glye Canada 450
square miles on the west side of the
continuation of Portla nd canal, but
he is probably wrong in this. If he is
right Canada has' been richlv renaid '
for hpr ti an*
When Mr. Aylesworth, one of the Ca
nadian Alaska boundary commissioners re
turned to Toronto a banquet was given in
his honor. The committee directed that
all British symbols be excluded from the
table and dining-hall. At Mr. Ayles
worth's request they, were returned. Then
the man who has done more than anyorie
else to stir up Canadian wrath against the
British government practically took it all
back. There was no talk, as in London,
about a parting of the ways nothing but
affirmation of loyalty.""' But Mr. Ayles
worth cannot lay, the ghost he has
raised. The detachment if not the sep^
aration, of Canada from Britain, is not
far distant ut. -*,*:'.- -.-. v
The Colombian constitution follows the
flag out of Panama, but will ours follow
it in? ' '
Julius Schmahl Hears Things About Judge
CollinsCrbokston Journal Wants to
See William H. Euetls In Congress, r
Julius Schmahl. who: always has his ear
close to the ground, gives currency to, a
recent rumor in the columns of his.Red
weod Gazette, as follows:
"A report has been started to the effect
that Ho. I,oren W, Collins, now associate
-justice of the supreme court,, would soon
resign his position for the purpose of com
mencing an active canvass for the repub
lican nomination for governor. The report
goes so far as to eveh say that Governor j plenty of love, which ultimately bridged
Van Sant will appoint either Attorney
General Douglas ,or Jjidge Elliott to suc
ceed Mr. Collins.'*: 5-
The" Cr^oTsston.jSSrt^l^says:''
"If Hennepin countjr Wo^mmakV herself
good. with all - iW other'^untTes
state, she will sencLW^H. Eustis to con
gress to succeed lflf!^f.?^To man in Min
nesota has. done more for the republican
party^"thah-- Eustis jand his'\ innumerable
friends over the state would like to s*ee him
fittingly rewarded. H e would have -been
governor instead of John Lind^but for^fhe
treachery of Hennepin county politics."
Hennepin did serve Mr. Eustis rather
scuryily, but even if he had run even with
his! associates on the state ticket in this
county, he would still have been beaten
byilO.000. But Hennepin has always been
sorry for not standtnjprby Mr. Eustis mote
loyally and is very much inclined, appar
ently to make amends.
- ..-... C. B. Cheney.
\ . . - , - - .... V''-. .'V,
The .Ferris Stock company's excellent
production of "Colleen Bawn" will be pre
sented but three more times at the Ly
ceumto-night, to-morrow afternoon and
to-morrow' evening.
"Brown's in Town" will be presented
at the Lyceum by ilje Ferris company
for one week beginning Suhday evening.
"The Cowboy and the Lady," a high
class drama of social life In the west
in which Dick Ferris will appear, will
be presented at the Lyceum for one week
following "Brown's in Town."
term s.
Again we are saluted as a world-p'Oweri
And yet we have been such a power ever
c e e *** the MM, .. tS^^S^i^^^ d^Lot
pire the best part thereof.' strated the value of quiet and intense act
Canada Got Something.
Out in British Columb ia they are
beginning to take a calmer view of th*
Alaska boundary award. ' They'now
say th at the two small islands south
of Prin ce of Wales island, which the Statisticsautomobile for the yeakilled r ending August _
award gives to the United Stat es are
'Shore Acres," which opens at the
B| J" Sunday, has certainly proven an
A notable attraction coming to the Bijou
soon Is Rice's production of "The Show
Girl," the big musical - extravangaza.
p ^
ha t s as many per
cs^vi^v, *
iTl England in a week as railroad
DiiKian, .trains did in a year. The accidents enu-
I0 ^.^
The British government has decided to
be more liberal with its soldiers and sail
ors in giving thenr-sugar And coffee.
Am6ng the experts 4n such matters the
belief has been gaining ground, for years
that moderate allowances of sweet stuff
and of the Arabian-berry ate beneficial
to strong, healthy men, who are called
upon to perform heavy tasks And endure
hardships, while the entire medical pro
fession appears to be inclined to the, theory
that weak and feeble men, women and
children should, as a rule, refuse such4
Valuable Work on Present Day Japan
A Political RomanceSome Have Stories
Said to Be from Real LifeA Story of
"Sure Enough" Children.
Mr. Clement's A Handbook of Modern
Japan, is devoted, as its title indicates to
present day Japan. The author has con
densed a large amount of information
about Japan an the Japanese inimpartin his book,
and idn the bibliography the reader is di
^^^ , 1 - , * , larger additional knowledge. For practical
for her ti me and expense in going'in to purposes, however, the author has given
a dispute in .which she had everything all essential information about govern-
to gain and nothing to lose whereas
the-Unit ed States had nothing to train ?'
and everything to lose. It must be re -
membered th at any shifting of the
boundary line was bound to injure
us fr.r WA nnfl **. T *. * author says: "We should congratulate
us, ror we and the Russians before us Japan, because, by peaceful measures, she
have occupied the region for seventy- has gradually removed herself entirely
eight years.
I n British Columbia, our corre
spondent reports, the feeling now is
th at in view of the long possession
by the United States, the re is really
very little to be said against Lord Al
verstone's decision.
Canadian feeling has be en too im
petuous and hot to'last long. It will
not be lo ng before wiser counsels will
prevail and Canadians will feel that
they have done very well to get what
they have got .
o sourced s of information g
ment People, customs, commerce, trans
.v^ "an llUllllllg IU gttm literature. education. aoetVie+J,* nativn
on ' the Jap woman, language and
taste, religion, etc. The chapters on "Con
stitutional Imperialism" and "Local Self
Qovernment" are of deep interest. The
Out of the pale of Oriental absolutism, be
yond even, despotic Russia, and may be
classed with her model, Germany." The
appendix contains much valuable statisti
cal matter and there is a fine official map
of Japan.
The accompanying cut .is of the birth
place of Charles Dickens at Portsmouth.
It is understood that the building will be'
demolished, tho there has been talk of enough for us.
making it the home of a Dickens museum.
The Chasm of Kauffman ahd'Carpenter
is a political romance of no little power.
It has ah automobile beginning. A "red
devil" handled by two young ladies, the
Van . Drells, collides. with a: cab and the
girls are spilled out and rescued by Larry
O'Brien, a noted - political - ' "boss," who
picks up-a dainty handkerchief after he
sends the girls home, and the Incident be
comes" a factor of change in the . "boss'"
life, for the two sisters have a subtle in
fluence over O'Brien arid his son,- whom he
designed by educative forces to make all
that he has and all that he has not been,
as he expressed it" There is, plenty of
politics and intrigue in the - book and
the chasm growing out of the respective
interests of the two Van Djell maidens in
Larry O'Brien and his son. There is an
astonishing incident in photograph devel
opment, embodying a..curious tragftdy of
love. The two authors have collaborated
E "
- Foyer Chat, '*
The successful engagement of Edward
Morgan and his associates in "The Eter
nal City" at the Metropolitan will ter
minate with perfqrmances to-night and
to-morrow matinee and night.
Lovers of the simon-pure negro min
strelsy will enjoy to the utmost the many
novel and stirring features to be ^fur
nished by Lew Dockstader 'and his com
pany at the- Metropolitan the first half
of next week. V - :. ^ -::^v"^'W
- Arthur Donaldson, who plays Carl Otto
In "The Prince of Piisen" at the letro
politan the latter past" of next week, cre
ated the role of' the, prince in the first
production in Boston a year and a half
ago, and has played the^ole from that
night to the present time without having
ever missed a performanee. matinee or
night. N o singer of less robust physique
and perfect health could have stood the
in* ^h e -
Is the Body of the Future Life Elec
trical?Charles Hallock, a member of the
Biological society of Washington, in the
Open Court for November, asks: "The
Body" of the Future Life Is It Elec
trical ?" He approaches the question as
one advancing a theory rather than as one
attempting to establish' a theory by a
course of reasoning. H e cites many
Biblical statements as in accord with
the theory. H e points -to-phenomena as
sociated with the life of Christ as evi
dence. There is editorial comment and
criticism of the view from an agnostic
and from a doctor of divinity.
Fault of Our Technical Education.A
"fault of our technical education in Amer
ica is that it is too technical and that
there is too much instruction. * * '*'.
It does not seem to be considered that
Information, as such, is not of great im*
portance. * * * The end and aim of
a technical education should.be not to
Obtain information, but to apply it."
Those are the views of Dr. Louis Duncan
professor of electrical engineering in the
Massachusetts institute of techAotogy,
expressed in the November Engineering
Magazine in an article intended to show
what a technical education should be.
He thinks further that in the industrial
battle between the nations the most im
portant weapon is an intelligent man tech
nically educated. From the engineers'
standpoint the article on the "Electrical
and Mechanical Equipment of theKimber
ley Mines" will prove of great interest.
. . i
Eugenie Blair will present "Magda"
again to-night at the-Bijou and will ter
minate her engagement with "Zaza," to
morrow afternoon and evening.
A Browning Pilgrimage Lovers of
Browning will find something to please
them in The Lamp for November. It is
Under the title "A Browning Pilgrimage
in 1902," and is by Anna Benneson Mc
Mahan. Brander Matthews discusses the
matter of "coincidences of thought," as
Tennyson called them, or alleged pla
giarism by great and well-known writers.
"Rossetti as an Illustrator" is by Elisa
beth Luther Cary and is illustrated with
designs by Rossetti, pictures of some of
which were not executed.
"Dr. Holmes' Chair."The removal of
the Old Corner bookstore of Boston to
new quartersf has been made the occa
sion b?yj George H. Sargent, j
o ^ .w^r 3,9f L persone s
Th 9 figures show an
goes to the extent of denying.the-exist
ence Of conditions that every pne knows
to prevail in this city, and when he makes
false statements and refuses to withdraw
them when they are shown to be false
hoods, it places him among political trick
sters of the lowest and basest class."
This was the magazine's parting shot,
for it came out only a few days before
the election. The Right Hon. Leonard
Courtney, P. C , argues against Joseph
Chamberlain's tariff plan. Other timely
articles are found in the number.
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f passengersv and railway officials killed " naa Known Dr. Holmes. So in an
Fine Pictures of Alaskan Mountains.A
striking feature of The National Geo
graphic Magazine for the current month
is a forty-two-inch panoramic halftone of
the Wrangell mountains, Alaska, accom
panying an article descriptive of the
mountains by Walter C. Mendenhall of
the United States geological survey. Of
great interest also are pictures showing
the new spine of Mont Pelee. The work
of the mining bureau of the Philippine
islands is described by Charles H. Burritt.
Story of Child Heroism.A variation of
the story "Of child heroism and benefits
to the child hero or heroine as a result
has been told, and told very entertain
ingly. This time it is the one that is
rescued who gets the' after-benefits. The
story is that of "Two Little New York
Maid&" in St. Nicholas for the present
month. Then there are some astonishing
facts about the government mail service
and some queer mail carriers, and much
other readable matter in the same num
ber of the always admirable magazine
for young folk.
THE OHASM. By Reginald Wright Kauffman and
Edvntrds Chllds Carpenter. New York: D. Ap
pleton & Co. Price $1.50.
nest W. Clement. With Maps and Illustra
tions. Chicago: A. C. McClurg f Co.
dred Champagne. Boston: C. M. Clark Pub
lishing company. $1.50.
Walker, author of "The Little Citizen." illus
trated by Ellen B. Thompson. Boston: Little,
Brown & Co. Price $1.50. A story for young
JILL'8 BED BA(T." By Amy le Feuvre, author
of "Probable Sons." Chicago: Fleming H.
Rerell company. Price, 75 cents each.
THREE GRACES, By Gabrlelle E- Jackson, au
thor of "Beriise and Ned Toodles." Illus
trated by Relyea. A Story of GtrLs' Boarding
School Life. Price $1.25 net.
Casually Observed.
Our joy over the election, was not such
as to lead us to go around town in a hack
with one foot out of the window.
Barring theEquinthaOatomobilseo fact t feed is high the
d reliable e is good
After .carefimy'readingt Beatrice Fair-
faxs.works/^e are assailed with heart
hunger.^'7v!"M ',- V'V.V'"',..-..'...-
^ Some day somebodyZ will get killed in
Central or: South'America, -
Bigger and Better Than EverToo Good to
The Funny Football Game of the Monkey House Team
Willie Cute and His Bird-Talking Machine.
The Last One in This Wonderful Series of Girlhood Tales.
Mary ft. P. Hatch's Serial Mystery Story Grows in Interest.
The Born Mechanic and the Stovepipe. '
r October , of a very read
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The Editor of The Journal Tells Entertainingly of the Great
- Fish Packing Industry.' ' . ' .
n The LJter-
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Adelaide Gordon Gives Valuable Advice on How^ to Entertain.
The Book of ..the
s that kaowtf as
"Dr. Holmes' .Chair,"n anfd Dtro
longer occupied it, it occurred
ot _tb e salesme o thwhen e store
octavo blank book these' friends of the
doctor's entered their tributes. The chair
and the book have been taken to the new
home of the Old Corner bookstore. -
A Pre-Election View of the New Mayor
of New York.-7-Gunton's Magazine for
November asks the question: "Shall City
(New York)- Government\ Be kept Clean?"ag
and in its answer has this to say of the
man who has been ciosen mayor of
.. She Gives Vent to Some Quaintly Humorous
' , ""' - linery. . . ' _ " ":-" " "
New Ones f6r the Lady Enthusiast* by an Expert. , - -
Mr- McClellait was esteemed a young man
of some ability and intelligence, Of some
foresight, of some tactfulness, of some
public spirit, of somewhat .lofty ideals,
and, above all. of sterling and unshakable
character.*' The editor then very plainly
says that this estimate was wrong, very
wrong, and then continues: "When he
Graphic Sketch, Illustrated, of the Career of Heinze. - - - '-
a tew weeks o
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v-a^j The New Swedish-Norwegian Railroad to Land of Midnight - ' ^y^
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Thrilling of One of Its Battles by a Participant, i St
Now FirstDescription Published. ' J 4 -^.^
These and Many Other Good Things, Besides All the News of the Day, in
to fling his money on horses at the Mower county
races went hump over near' Waterrille and he
has been tryln' to keep out of the'clutches of the
law Jiggers since. It cai/t fall to come
out this way every time. Sooner or later tlit*
Jig is up
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Gladstone Dowie has reached England.
We never told father when we kissed a
pretty girl either.
A farmer who had just come in from
Kandiyohi was Schwabmorganised on a
dark street last night and lost a fine i-oll.
Let those republicans who are "bragging
about Ohio look at Texas. What's that,
no election In Texas this year? Well, it
wasn't necessary. * i , - . %
Perhaps if the Minnesota .football ttesa would
use a Gatltng gun it -might make the result more
certatn andiAt the.Bame time be easier on Its
0pponents.-rM3hiC&go News, .,:.i:
, fit is wonde'rful How- qufckly a defeated
team -gives out- the * impression 'that *!#
ought to have been playing crOqueT with?
its. maiden aunt: instead of engaging in
these rough, course games*where, they
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Love Stories' Miss Mildred Champagne?
from .Real Life, is hardly as^interejsting as
her Own "photograph, showing a decidedly
pretty girl, which is the frontispiece of.
the volume. She really looks too young
to be giving solemn advice to girls and
men. Yet, in her "Platonic Friendship"
and "Unequal Marriages" one may And
something that sparkles.
-It is an extraordinarily good story of
real, "sure enough" children which Miss
Le Feuvre has given us in Jill's Red Bag.
There are three children, skittish, mis
chief-making, hilarious, highly imagina
tive and rebellious, apparently untame
able, irrepressible, whose ' idiosyncrasies
were directed by a new governess into
useful channels. The story of-Jack, Jill
and Bumps is an excellent study of child
nature and of child training. The trio
were prankish beyond any excess recorded
in "Helen's Babies."
'A. carload of dynamite exploded in Ohio
doing $10,000 damage. If there was a
Weary riding on the brakebeam of thta
car he has not put in any. bill for damages
Two theological students were-killed in
a game of football at Trenton, N. J. One
of them was running nearly the whole
length of the field with the leather when
he was tackled so fiercely by a son of
Belial that something internal- gave way
and he was fatally hurt. The manner of
the death of the other man was not an
nounced. A good minister should eer
tainly enter into the' sports of the day but
we deprecate laying aside the rather an -
tiquated-test's of spirituality and a de
voted life. W e may "be wrong.
The increasing size of the football giants
makes almost imperative a rule that plav
ers under 150 pounds" weight should be
allowed to carry revolvers in the game.
In Ishe Cosmopolitan Magazine, M r
Wells, the romancer,- tells of a country
where there, are wasps as big as barn
owls. A man or:a boy who has ever in
terfered. with the wasp's business knows
that this is no exaggeration.
Looking back over the files we notice
that Weather Prophet Hicks'ordered out
the 17-year-10custs last summer. They
didn't show up on our 160 acres.
FarmerB en in the Austin, Minn., Tran
script regrets that-our young financiers
will buck the tiger, financial or otherwise,
and expect to. come out all right. The
Austin agricultiirist says
A few greeks ago a young-highflyer that used
Ellery Berry Marsh, a farmer 'in south
ern Wisconsin, went out on the land in
the early days and secured a great deal
of it by purchase, mortgage, tax title and
by various other honest methods. H e had
put in his crops regularly and as regu
larly had reaped a harvest until, as time
went on and land became valuable. Uncle
Ellery sold it off for rich yellow gold, and,
never having spent any, had more money
than he knew what td do with. So one
day he said to himself:
"I guess, by gosht-a-mighty, I'll run
up to the college an' give 'em $100,000.
'Taint much good to me and eddycation is
a fine thing in some ways, I allow."
The college was just getting on its feet
and $100,000 would have been to it a
benediction. It was a growing institu
tion with a beefy football team that had
thrashed everything that wore padae'd
pants for 250 miles around. The day be
fore Uncle Ellery arrived in town it had
licked its chief rival good and plenty,
breaking several collarbones, two legs and
one face in the contest, and everybody
was feeling finer than silk. A big dinner
had been given in commons, in which
the president, the faculty and other of
ficials and the captain of the football team
had made neat little speeches of con
gratulation, and there was wild cheering
and much jubilation. Uncle Ellery arrived
on the campus as this was going on.
"Wal. wal," said Uncle, as he looked
in at the door of the hall, chewing an
imaginary straw in his excitement over
the higher education, "I expect by the
jubilation one of the classes has made
a high record in scholarship."
Uncle Ellery was a little puzzled by the
speeches. H e turned to a waiter and
"My friend, has somebody made a big '
scientific discovery, or is it a great feat.
in scholarship they're jubilating about?"
"Scholarship hades!" replied the joyous
waiter, "our team licked Whitewater yes
"Ox 'team?" asked Uncle Ellery, still:
slightly puzzled.
"Naw, football teaml" .
"Wal, by hen!"
Uncle Ellery turned and went out.
"I seen it all in a flash," said Uncle
Ellery afterwards. - "That college didn't^
get any of my dough." *
Uncle Ellery neglected to state, how-^
ever, that that evening he went to the
the-ayter, and the next day Trixie Mac
Donald, who led the chorus, was wearing
a neat but gaudy gold watch, and Maisie
Montmorencie, the banker's daughter.'
wore a $250 "flash" on her front finger.
In fact, Uncle was so pleased with tne
company and the company liked him so
well that he made several towns with
them and had a jolly good time. Uncle
said that they were all his children, and
as her,hadn-t
A lady once purchased some myrr
And the druggist said gaily to hyrrh:
"If it's for your lips. Miss,
Have a care how you kiss."
And she rnyrrhmyrrhed indignantly,
"Syrrh!" ....
rascals that can'
within the1
keep. bound othe f honesty and moderatet lWtn-'
I a'pose that bomehow, when they are throwin*
ont lecklessly the money they are pllferln' they
think they are Uavln' a high old time, but after
the high old time comes a low old time, and there /
ain't anything but whiplashes and scorpions in
that. I'm an old fogy, I know, but yon bet your
boots it's mity comfortable to go to bed at night
and feel that everything about you is tucked up
honest and square.
Farmer Ben is a (Wise old potato digger.
The man who goes to bed with nothing
weightier on his mind than perhaps the
furnace or whether the cat has Deen put
out is easily worth $100,000 m peace of
mind if he hasn't $28.30 in the savings
any of his own he intended
to see that his adopted family had a
good time. It did.
^Uncle Ellery was free with his money.
He just leaked gold watches and jewels
and the company put up at the good
hotels and Uncle EI set up the cider
and everybody slapped him on the back"
and called him Uncle, just as he liked
to have them do.
^After he had blown about $25,000 Uncle
El went back to the farm, did his fall
Plowing and calculated he hadjsayed- $75s-'}
000- by looking info that college matter,
himself instead of writing a letter.
A. J. R.
It is said that the managers of a for
eign publication have buried gold amount
ing to no less than $2,500 in a secluded
spot, probably in a pot at the foot of a
rainbow, and propose to permit their
readers to search for it. The quest mav
be as vain as that of the deluded seekers
of the capital prize in the Louisiana lot
tery, but the scheme may possibly bring
about renewed and extensive sales of Rob
ert Louis Stevenson's fascinating tale of
the pirates of "Treasure Island."
Ths Honorable Alfred Deakin, who suc
ceeds Sir Edmund Barton as premier of
the Australian commonwealth, is the
youngest man in the ministry. He is an
Australian bora and has just complepted
his 47th year. Originally a barrister and
Journalist, he entered the Victorian par
liament at the age of 23 years, where he
was a member of two successive gov
ernments. He is a power in the Aus-.
tralian Native association, and took the
lead in the federal, movement in the state
of. Victoria. He is regarded as Aus
tralia's, foremost orator.
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