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"A"'-'.- " '- ."-* '*'': WEDNESDAY EVENING, vWi.'SWi*$"*'&
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TODAY'S
'W.-V MICHIGAN
MILLS ABrCLOSING
AH the Big Plants Are Shutting
Down and Discharging Their
Men.
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New Mill Is Projected for Ontona-
gonVessels Are Taking Out
Last Loads.
ITS
Speoial to The Journal.
cammet. Mich., Nov. IS.Northern
Michigan mills are finishing their sawing
for the season of 1!0 and a few more
days will see about all the large mil.s
closed its mill at Baraga. The season was
closed its mill at arage. The season was
a HUCcessfiU one, tho ,CUt aggregating 20,- j obaseda ateain'plow. "He haV also nrraugcd" for
000.000 feet. The mill will be repaired and j the sinking of an artesian well and asho^ Is in
placed in shapo to resume operations next -- - - --- - - --
year.
The Baraga Lumber company will shut
down its sawmill at Baraga in a few days.
The sawing season on
nearly all the mills have suspended opera
tions. The sawing season at the Dead j three companies reported, showing 4.00tv rclles
river mill has ended. The mill had a
good run and cut 15,000.000 feet, most, of
which has been shipped to lower lake
porta. All the timber cut by Ferguson
Brothers, for Kibbe & White, and Reichell
Brothers last year, was sawed. The mill
will run again nest year on timber being
cut on Dead river, where Ferguson Bros.
are again the principal operators.
C' V. McMillan & Bxo.'s sawmill at
Ontonagon will finish its season's cut this
week and the p.ant will be closed until
Jan. 1. by which time the firm expects to
gets its railroad, now building along the
lake shore, in operation and* supplying
logs.
K. H. Green of Sault Ste. Marie has 150
men at work in his cam ps at Trout creek,
and needs fifty mJore.
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DJsbrow Witnessed the Fight of Two
* VENISON SHIPPED OUT
Proceedings Started Against the Mil
waukee Road at Iron Mountain.
IRON MOUNTAIN, MIQH.Condemnation
proceedings were started here this morning
against the Chicago. .Milwaukee & St. Paul
railway by Deputy Game Warden C. E. Leach
of Michigan.
The trouble arose over the company receiving
for shipment two consignments of venison for
points outside of the state, one for Chicago and
one for Oakleaf, 111., which were sent by check
at Crystal Falls and confiscated here. The
case has been postponed for two days.
Frank Jackson, 19 years of aere. is reported
missing from Niagara, Wis. Sunday morning he
started for Iron Mountain to visit with friends
and has not been seen since.
It is known that be had $50 on his person,
and some of his friends here fear foul play.
Others believe he fell Into the river In an at
tempt to cross a railroad bridge near Niagara,
and that he has been drowned, and some are of
tbe opinion that he Is lost In tbe woods.
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8ATTLT STE. MARIE. MICH The manufac
turing plants of the Consolidated Lake Superior
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company wM nearly all be In operation In a few WOHDAKOT A
days. All the mills will require a force of
Sou men. exclusive of tbe sang which will go to
tbe woods to get out raw material.
NOT A SKIN DISEASE.
It is natural to rub the spot that hurts, and when rheumatic
pains are shooting" through the joints and muscles and they are _ _.__h
inflamed and sore, the sufferer is apt to turn to liniments and plasters ! experienceT The Yartou"s"VanspoirtatIdnr
x i- r J tl i i^ J. J. , - . .1 - . ! i panies that have had headquarters in East Grand
for relief and while such treatment may quiet the pain temporarily, i Forks have an been
no amount of rubbing or blistering can cure Rheumatism, because it l^
is not a skin disease, but is in the blood and all through the system, aW^S?^o
and every time you are exposed to the same conditions that caused ^ereVrl ^ ^Uooc^bS^ta ^ M
the first attack, you are going to have another, and Rheumatism when the river opens next spring.
(- MI i J. - J. 1 AIJ _ - - - J.I i_i % A. , A The comoany operates a line of eleven
Will last JUSt as long
tainted with the Toi onou mar
Td.mi.eu wiin m e pui&onuus* md.t- night. Ifelt extremelv bad and also had increasing the number of its boats and in time
ter which these organs fa U to f^U^Sgl?&)|?^ 'o ^ ^TJa^iSnSi,t,,Sarl
carry out of the system. Cer
tain secret diseases will produce
Rheumatism, and of all forms
this is the most stubborn and
severe, for it seems to affect
every bone and muscle in the
body. The blood is the medium
by which the poisons and acids
are carried through the system, and it doesn't matter what kind of
Rheumatism you have, it must be treated through the blood, or you
can never get permanently rid of it. As a cure for rheumatic trou-
bles S. S. S. has never been equalled. It doesn't inflame the stomach
and ruin the digestion like Potash, Alkalies and other strong drugs, i
^'. joints and the sore and tender muscles are immediately relieved.
Wj,', Our special book on Rheumatism will be mailed free to those
$?u desiring it. Our physicians will cheerfully answer all letters asking
I for special information or advice, for which no charge is made.
THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO,, ATLANTA, GA.
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CRYSTAL FALLS, MICH.The Parks f.'roeery
company and John Hasselstroin of Crystal Fulls
have contracted with, a Qulney, til., man to cut
and deliver for shipment to Chicago 10,000 cords
of four-foot hardwood. Altogether It will re
quire 720 railroad cars to transport the wood..
IRON MOUNTAIN, MICH,A new lumberins
town la to be established nt Browfs Smtr, nine
miles smith of iron Mountain, on the Alllwauke*
roftd, by Harvey England, of Peshtigo.
MANISTIttUE. MICH.A pure albino deer,
shot near Eeney. by the foreman of MeLeod
lumber camp, has teeu viewed with much in
terest the !iast few days.
SOUTH DAKOTA
FULL SECTION O F LAND
Iowa Farmer Will Make Many Im
provements to Holdings in Sully.
PIERRE. S. P.Early In the fall Joseph Pit-
licU, a Johnson county, Iowa, farmer, pru
chased a section of land In western Sully
wrnnty, and is arrangtnz for extensive improve
ments next sprlug. He has this fall planted
l many black walnuts on the place, and bus pur
what Is known to be the gas belt , be can suppl-- y
bis plaee with chenn fuel and light.
The state auditors report, which has just
been printed, shows the growth which has been
made In telephone service In South Dakota in
the past year In the report of last yeat- forty-
theoa
Menominee
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river is rapidly drawing to close an , rd
i seven companies were represented nith a total
o f ., ,- mU eB f in e
of line auu 0.2-13 miles of wire with a valuation
of 337.845. In this year's report every or
ganized county in the state is represented.
Arthur L. Fuller has been Promoted to a
first lleuteiinntey In the coast' tirtilU.y. As
captain of Company A of the First South Da
kota in the Philippine coninnisu he was the
youngest in the service. Shortly after the mus
tering out of the regiment be was appointed as
a second lieutenant in the regular service, xoing
into the const artillery, and has received his
first rromotion while yet under 2.".
What will probably be the last shipment of
cattle for the year was made from this place on
two trains this week.
Good progress is
being made in the erection of the mill on
the west side of the river at Ontonagon
for the Ontonagon Lumber and Cedar
company. It is hoped to have the plant
running in a few months.
The schooners Ma ry A. Bur ke and Mid
dlesex loaded lumber at Baraga this week,
the Burke for Haines & Co. of Buffalo
and the Middlesex for the Soper Lumber
company of Chicago.
The sawmill of the Sagola Lumber com-'
pany at Sagola has had a prosperous sea
son and is still in commission. The Togs
that supply the mill were cut on Che
company's extensive holdings In Ontona
gon county. The mill is receiving about
twenty-five cars of logs a day. Ship
ments of lumber and square timber from
the mill average ten cars daily. The
company will cut about 5,000 cords of
hardwood for Milwaukee and Chicago
dealers this winter.
C. R. Brown and Kelsey & Freeman,
the latter of Toledo, Ohio, who have been
operating at Rock river for some tim,
have formed the Rock River Cedar com
pany.
NO GUN, OF COURSE
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Monster Bucks.
CALTTMBT. MICH.Thomas Dlebrow of Sid
naw witnessed an uncommon sljrht while In the
woods a few days ago. He came upon two large
bucks engaged In mortal combat. Dlsbrow saw
the animals fighting for several minutes. He
drew very clore to them and watched the con
test closely. He was without firearms, however,
and was compelled to leave without Wiling the
animals. Several hunters have since sought the
place but have been unable to find the deer.
While estimating timber on the south range,
Adelard St. Amour of Amour Bros., who are
operating lumber camps near the Winona mine,
stepped In a steel bear trap which was set in
the trail for deer. Fortunately, John Coug&Un.
a Hancock landlooker, was with Amonr, and It
took the coml ined efforts of the two to release
Amour's foot from the trap. Mr. Coughlin says
that Amour vould have died in the trap if he
had not been there to release him. The matter
will be brought to the attention of Game War
den Vivian, as it Is against the laws to set
traps for deer.
^ 77 4 mUe s o f ire i
an (j a ralnatlono ofl ?24l.88).6 This year seventy-
RECEPTION FOR NEW PASTOR
Rev. Mr. Wilkinson Formally .Wel
comed by Citizens of Mitchell. *
MITCHKLL. 8. D.Tbo Methodist church
was crowded last evening by citizens to at
tend the reception for Hev. and Mrs. H. S.
Wilkinson. Remarks were made by Rev. D.
R. Tomlin. of the Congregational church. Bev.
T. J. Giblett, of the Baptist Church, O. W.
Coursey and Dr. W. I. Graham, vice president
of Dakota university. Kefreshuients were
served by the ladles of the church.
Mrs. John Vlckers was severely Injured by a
runaway team. She Is 62 and It Is feared the
accident may have serious results.
The Dakota university football team is nego
tiating with the Grand Forks eleven for a game
on Thanksgiving Day, to be played In this
city.
The Mitchell District Ministerial association
of the Methodist church began Its quarterly
6sslon at Planklnton last evening.
Mitchell's telephone system Is being over
hauled by Manager Elce. A new building has
been erected for It and he is now stringing 5,000
feet of cable which covers about 250 wires.
YANKTON, S. D.The. Farmers Co-operative
Telephone comnany is the name of a new or
ganization formed Ly farmers of the northern
part of Yankton county. The officers are John
M. Larson, president Hans Hanson, treasurer
Albert Klath. secretary. The company has pur
chased the lir.es between enter Point and VI
borg and will extend them.
OLDHAM, 8. D,A Good Templars lodge was
organized with the following officers: Chief
templar, Mrs. Case vice, Mrs. Baker past chief,
Mrs. Mary Marr secretary, Mabel Shaw
financial secretary, David Houk treasurer, N.
P. Lund chaplain, M. P. Smith marshal, M.
H. Plowman sentinel, R. D. Shaw guard,
Gladys Bottluff.
ABERDEEN, S. D.Late last night the Jurv
in the personal injury suit of Mrs. Kirkland
of St. Paul for $20,000 damages for injuries
received In an accident at Redfield, this state,
on the North-Weatern road, returned a verdict
of $8,000 and expenses and costs, the verdict
also carrying $2,000 for Mr. Kirkland, who sued
for $5,000.
SALEM, S. D.The Salem Telephone company
held its annual meeting last night and re-ele-*^
ed the old officers and board of directors. The
company has under advisement a new line by way
of Center to Ramsey, both inland towns in this
county. A good dividend was declared.
WEB8TER, 8. D.R. L. Marden of Brookings,
great guard of wigwam of the Improved Order
of Red Men. has been spending several days in
Webster, exemplifying the work and assisting
in the initiation of a large class.
DEADWOOD, 8. D.A former Deadwood young
man, Joe Gilbert, now a newspaper man of
Butte, has been chosen one of the six representa
tives of the Butte unions, to be tbe guest of the
president at the White House.
BRADLEY, S. D.The call has been issued
for a meeting on the 21st, at which time It is
purposed to organize a teachers' association, to
include all tbe teachers of this part of the
county.
MILLER, 8. D.The William Winter ranch
of SOO acres, with stock and equipment, about
thirty-five miles south, was sold for $40,000.
The land was put In at $25 an acre.
EGAN, S, D,The public examiner has Closed
the Egan State bank on account of poor collec
tions. The deposits are $40,000 loans, $45,000.
ERWIN, 8. D.-Joseph Parker has suspended
tbe publication of the Edwin Advocate.
STTJRGIS\ 8. D.John Gergen, who shot Miss
Christina Keffeler last Sunday, is still at large.
PARKSTON, 8. D,John Kayser, a local cap
italist, has decided to erect an opera-house.
aStroubles,
the pOlSOn IS IU the blOOd, no
you y externally. Too much acid in the blood is one cause of Eo*2u
Rheumatism stomach bad digestion, weak kidney and
torpiapplliver d are other causes
which bring on this painful dis
ease, because the blood becomes
UNABLE T O SLEEP A T NIGHT.
Sidney, Ohio, August 26,1903.
A f e*w mont has o I was feelingl
an
d
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dow n nadgu nable to get seep a Eas t Grand Forks . Th company *
ABniBflioir i
- but tones up the general health, gently %^**^ *** TT&S&
stimulates the sluggish organs, and at "-* *"e *-
the same time antidotes and filters out
of the blood all poisonous acids and
effete matter of every kind and when
S. S. S. has restored the blood to its
natural condition, the painful, feverish
iliKWtfift
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THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL. -W&ffi&Mtt&
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PUBLIC LA. D FUNDS
North Dakota Will Insist That Part
of Them Be Spent in the
State.
Committee Named to Present the
State's Claims for Expenditures
for Irrigation.
Speoial to The Journal.
Bismarck, N. JL. Nov. IS.The ca m
paign of the North Dakota irrigation con
gress for the expenditure of the funds in
the government treasury arising from tlvs
sale of public lands in this state has
been started. General E. A. Williams,
surveyor general, has named a commit
tee to present the state's claims at Wash
ington, and other prominent citizens will
be added to the committee from time to
time. The counties of the state are
also making appropriation of funds to
carry on the work. The proceedings of
the first congress will be distributed, and
other printed matter will be issued from !
time to time.
One of the interesting addresses of a
leading irrigation and geological expert,
that of Colonel J. W. Powe.l, for many
years head of the United States geological
survey, has been preserved in the records
of the constitutional convention of. North
Dakota, and is especially apropos at this
time to controvert the claims of some of
the public men at the head of irrigation
work that North Dakota's constitution
will have to be amended to permit the
progress of Irrigation work.
Colonel Powell addressed the constitu
tional Convention on Aug. 5, 1889, and
then made an earrtest plea for the adop
tion of a constitutional provision that
would protect the water rights - of the
state and prevent their falling into the
hands of private persons and corporations,
as had happened in other states.
The constitutional provision of North
Dakota, reserviug all water rights, was
adopted upon the arguments of Cd!onel
Powell, who was among the foremost men
in his department. General Williams calls
attention to this address, and copies of it
will be forwarded to the representatives
of the state at Washington.
Transportation Facilities.
The remarkable development of the Mis
souri slope in the past few, years Is no
where more conclusively proven than in
the rapid growth of transportation facil
ities and public utilities. Only a few
years ago the surrounding towns within
a radius of fortj- to fifty miles from Bis
marck were to be reached only after long
tiresome journeys by wagon. There was
no means of communication except the
mails, which ran by star routes, some
times only once in two days. Washburn,
in McLean county Linton and WiLiams
port, in BmmOns county Ashley, Napo
leon, Wish ek and other outlying towns
were to be reached only by team.
This condition has been changed en
tirely since 1899. The Soo road has built
into Bismarck from the southwest, bring
ing Ashley, Wishek, Braddock, Oakes and
the towns in the southern part of the
state into direct daily railroad communi
cation with the slope. The recent com
pletion of the Northern Pacific branch
from Linton to McKenzie and the estab
lishment of train service in connection
with the Milwaukee brings the Emmons
county capital closer to Bismarck, and
aso affords a thru and direct
Milwaukee points in South
Washburn is connected wi th the capital
by the Washburn line.
Long distance telephone lines have been
established from Bismarck to Mandan,
Dickinson and intermediate points to
Washburn and intermediate points, and
the long distance line from Linton has
been completed as far as Hazleton and
will be continued to the capital city next
year. All slope points are now connected,
both by railroad and telephone, to the
great convenience of all business in
terests.
Capitol Wing to Be Built.
The state board of capitol commission
ers has decided to proceed with the work
of completing the north wing of tbe cap
itol, authorized by the legislature of last
winter. Bonds were authorized, to be
paid from the sale of capitOi building
lands, but the bonds were not sold be
cause of the litigation that ensued over
the state institution bonds. The board,
however, will not find it necessary to sell
bonds, since there will be enough cash
from the sale of Oapitol building lands to
begin the work of construction and carry
it well along to completion, and by tho
time the last of the funds will be needed,
additional sales of capital lands will fur
nish the money. The commissioners will
advertise for bids in the near future, to
be opened some time early in January.
As a result of the action of the state
emergency board in furnishing some funds
for the "Valley City normal school and the
state deaf school at Devils Lake, work
on the unfinished buildings there has been
resumed and will be pushed to comple
tion.
Governor White has issued his Thanks
giving proclamation. It is in formal terms
and very brief, merely calling upon the
people of the state to unite in thanksgiv
ing on the date set by the president.
NAVIGATION O N THE RED
Best and Biggest Season in History
More Appropriations Sought.
GRAND FORKS, N. D.Navigation on the
Red River of the
mattersWhat
two transfer elevators here, as all the grain
handled by the company Is brought to this
city and shipped to Minneapolis or the head of
the lakes by. rail, excepte that boughtcontemplate by the local
flour mills. The barges have a combined capac
ity of about 00.000 bushels.
The fleet is handled by Commodore Lystad of
1 we
atk
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fi-uvA mA/ii
elea. The medicine I used gave me nly
temporary telief a ests o seeing 8.8 S
hignly recommended fo such trou
bles, I began its use, and after taking: it
for some time was well pleased with the
result. I t did away with the rheumatic
pains, gave me refreshing: sleep and
built up my general system, giving me
strength and energv. I t is a good medi
cine, without a doubt, and I take pleas
ure i u endorsing it.
B,. P. D. No. i. S . S. BOXJGHTON.
wlnnIpe g b aft r th e
that poison was th cause
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uier lueetlnff and wjli not withdraw from rhe
national millers' federation. The North Da
kota representatives at toe national capital will
be asked to work for tne removal of the London
dock charges. - -. \\ , A ' -
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CENTERVILLE, N. P.A business men's rlub
has been orgutitwil. Officers A\ere elected as
follows: President, 8. L. Brown vice president.
G. I'. Parker secretary, L. B. Nichols treas
urer, Frank fUrks directors, V. : Waes. Aluu
Bogue. William Higglnbotbani, W. B. Egfc. N
Noble and J. V. Hniey. :
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BUILDINGS TORN DOWN
Residents of Richards Are Holding the
Fort in Tents, However.
CASS LAKE, MINNPursuant to the de
termination of the agents of the Indian de
partment/ to allow no one to erect any kind
of a building on the late Chippewa Indian
reservation, the buildings which had been put
together at Richards, the new townsite of Cass
Lake, were torn dowu oft Monday afternoon.
It was early in the afternoon, when the Indian
police, from Bent appeared on the townsite, and
began to team down the buildings. A verbal
protest against the action of the Indians did
not deter them, upon which a written protest
was placed in the hands of tbe commander of the
police with instructions to deliver the same to
Captain C. H. Beaulieau. subagent in charge of
the agency at Bent. The latter replied ip writ
ing that his orders were to allow no buildings
to go up on tbe townsite, and that if auy were
erected to tear them down forthwith.
The owners of the buildings offered no re
sistence beyond the verbal and written protest,
and the police tore the buildings down, leaving
the sills, however. It is expected that a decis'
Ion will be made in a very few days relative to
the rights of the people of the townsite. They
still continue in possession of the land, despite
the fact that the weather is extremely cold and
they ore compelled to -live in tents.
K B AG-JORGS I N PRACTICE
Backstops Believed to B e Insufficient
Some Past Experiences.
LAKE CITV, MINN.-^-After months of wait
ing, the Krag-Jorg rifles are In tbe hands of
the companies of the national guard thruout the
state. About 1,300 of tbe old Sprlngnelds be
long to the government and will be returned to
Washington. The rema-inder. about SOO. belong
to the state, and may be apportioned back to
the companies. "
When the Krags were 'first used by'the Third ., _, ^ . . . . _
United States infantry, in 1897, on the state Superior Enters lipon New Proceed
rifle range here, the authorities were compelled
to stop the practice Owing to complaints of
farmers living as far as two miles in the rear
of the firing point. -.Que farmer had a cow
killed, while another Ballet passed between a
farmer and bis wife and lodged in the Oven f
their kitchen 6tove. There were other com
plaints, and the regulars were-ordered to Camp
Douglas, Wis., to flMSh their strings. The
baekstO
routkeo
i backstoD p inth reatff&i the pitst wan s a blufP the.
e fpfl'M
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HASTINGS THEATER LEASED
Tanz Playhouse to Be Managed by
N. J. Steffen.
HASTINGS, MINN.N. 3. Steffen has leased
the Yanz theater from G. W. Gardner, taking
charge to-day. The name has been changed
from the Yanz theater to the opera-house.
A large delegation of ladies from Hastings
lodge, No. 59, went to Red Wtng to-day to at
tend the Degree of Honor district convention.
The final account of Mrs. Jean Muckey, ad
ministratrix of her husband, C. A. Muckey, late
of Greenvale, was examined and allowed in the
probate court yesterday, with a decree assigning
estate to heirs.
August Danielson, an Inmate of the Hastings
state asylum, died yesterday from gangrene,
aged 53. He was originally committed from
Stillwater.
Miss Adelia Stotrel of Eureka was adjudged
insane yesterday in the probate court by Dr.
A. M. Adsit and Dr. J. C. Fitch and committed
to the Rochester asylum.
Marriage licenses were issued yesterday to
Lloyd B. Chamberlain of Ntninzer and Miss
Blanche A. Kingston of Marshan, James T. Hel
ler of St Paul and Miss Cora F. Llndemann of
Dakota county, and Joseph F. Mielke and Miss
Bertha Klemengher of Lakeville.
BUTTER AND CREAMERY MEN
Commissioner McConnell to Read a"
Paper at the Albert Ijea Meeting.
ALBERT LEA, MINN.The butterrnakersand
creamery men of Freeborn county are to meet
Thursday afternoon and among other exercises
Commissioner McConnell will read a paper upon
the "Creameries of Freeborn County." There
will be butter to score and in the evening a din
ner at Hotel Freeborn.
With the object of recovering a $30 bill of
continental, times. Jennie M. Hatfield has begun
an action in district court and if the bill is
not recovered she demands $800 of twentieth cen
tury circulating medium. The plaintiff has fur
nished a bond of $l,6i)0 as a guarantee of good
faith and she has had the sheriff secure* the
coveted bill and deposit it In a vault for sofe
keeping until such time as the real ownership is
decldiML
The City Relief society is holding a rummage
sale and to-night the Royal Neighbors will have
a supper for tbe purpose of raising funds for
carying on the work.
A recital is to be given on the new organ at
the Presbyterian church to-night and H. 8. Wood
ruff of Alinneapolis will use the keys of tbe big
instrument. It will be formally defeated at the
service next Sunday. . . - .'.?',:-
Nort
has closed. The sea
eon was the most successful that has eve been
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purchasetd^ by^the
East Grand
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ft Sr^^&L'^
houses and elevatorsuaddiftitol1%oth^ethl?eware,- extending from Belmont
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FOUR FOR THE REFORMATORY
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Sentences Passed at Mankato Upon
Forgers and Burglars.
MANKATO, MINN.Judge Cray yesterday af
ternoon sentenced B. M- Ryan, Joseph Lavigne.
Leo Hicks and William Richards to the state re
formatory at St. Cloud for an indefinite period.
The first was charged with forgery in the second
degree, and the ather three with grand larceny
in the second
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boundary is reached new-
pilots wouludt bee necessary . On e of th o im
portant results of the increased traffic this
season will be a combined effort on the part
of the senators of Minnesota and North Dakota
to secure a larger appropriation from congress
than ever before.anThis year theregovernment was bu
$10,00 0 available , d this kept the t
dredge going but. two months. At least $25,000
should be expended each season. All the govern
ment work done on the river here is in charge
of Captain Hays. The volume of the business
will be a weighty argument in favor oC an in
creased appropriation.
In addition to the regular traffic there isnsd
scheme on foot for the construction of a Pleas
ure steamer for passenger traffic, with th
Ject of running excursions
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WISCONSIN
BURNED A VILLAGE
Woman of Sixty Charged in'Court
MINNESOTA
METHODIST DIST. CONFERENCE
Secretary for the Year Elected and
Committees Appointed.
' FERGUS FALLS. MINN.The Methodist dis
trict conference opened lu this city yesterduj
afternoon with mlulstars lu attendance from
nil parts of tin* district. Presiding Elilei Dodds
did not arrive until late lu the afternoon aud
Rev. lam!.- Peart ol' Moorhead was elected tem
porary cbaimiun and Hev.. B. A. Cook of Hal16cIt
secretary for the year. The fololwing commlt
ti'es were appointed . -
To Apportion Benevolences-^ilev. J. G. Mcr
rlsn, Fergus Falls Rev. Joun Watson, Wadena,
Rev. J. T. B. Smith. Frasee.
To Select Place 'for Holdlbg Next Meeting
Rev. G. H. Tlndall, Warreu Rev. John Watson,
Wadena. ,,-..'-
To Arrange Prpgrain-^-Rev. Isaac Peart, Moor
heid: Rev. (}. B. Sntterlec, CroOkBtcn.
To- Pro Rata KspenSeftRev. -Mr. Smith, Fra
zee: Rev. v II. Bradley, Deer Creek. " . -
Reports from the different ministers wtre--re
ceived and .the charges as a rule were, shown to
be in a very satisfactory coudition.
A devotional service was held In the evening,
opening with a song service led by Rev. Hat'lali
King. Rev. Mr. Peart preached the sermon
of tue evening.
A missionary conference of the Swedish Luther
an ministers of this vicinity is being held here to
day. Bight are in attendance.
The electric light commission presented its reg
ular report to the city council last evening,
.-bowing among other things that the earnings of
the city's Hpht plant over and above all.charges,
including interest on bonds aud 5 Der cent set
(side for the sinking fund, were $792.85 during
October. This is tlie first year that the plant
has been on the meter basis, and the system is
proving very satisfactory.
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With Causing the Bear Creek
Disaster.
Letter of Confession Sent to a Priest
Held to Have Been Forged
by Defendant.
Special to Tho Journal.
Appleton. Wis., Nov. 18.The taking of
testimony in the Bear Creek arson case,
wherein Mrs. Lucile Colbert, aged 60, is
charged with setting fire to her millinery
store m July. 1902. and causing the de
struction of the whole business portion of
the village, began yesterday morning.
No important testimony has yet been
introduced, but later a good deal of expert
testimony as to the handwriting of an
alleged Confession sent to a priest at Bear
Creek is expected to prove sensation al
It is alleged by the prosecution that this
letter, purporting to have been written by
a man in a Chicago hospital, was in reality
written by Mrs. Colbert to divert suspi
cion from herself.
Mrs. Colbert is accompanied in court by
her daughter, Mrs. Louis Lan ge of Fond
du Lac, who was until recently Miss Rosa
Le Blanc of Milwaukee.
Two others. Mrs. Belcher and Mrs. Levy,
daughters, of Milwaukee, as well as Mr.
Lange, who is bondsman for the prisoner
are in court. .
FRANCHISE DEFEATED
West Allis Property Owners Win an
Appeal to Supreme Court.
MADISON. WIS.Municipalities cannot grant
franchise? to corporations for lighting and other
purposes If the rights of the municipality are
not conserved, the business interests of the
place looked after judiciously. 6r If the corpora
tion is given an unreasonably high price or
long term of exclusive privilege.
The action was upon a franchise granted by
the village board of West Allis. near Milwaukee,
to the ffbrthwestem Electric Light and Power
company, for fifty years, exclusively, and at high
.prices for mediocre service. Propertv owners
fought the franchise in the Milwaukee courts
and were defeated, but won the appeal to the
supreme court.
Tho Wisconsin supreme court held that street
car motorneers could not relieve their com
panies of liability for damages by reason of
injury to Children, even when they use ordinary
cars, but they must. be particularly careful at
street crossings at night.
The Illinois Street Railway company lost an
appeal of a favorable circuit court judgment
from Milwaukee involving the title of soma
"made land," the entire tract of which is valued
at $100,000. New trials will be necessary in
many small leases as tbe result of the supremo
court's action.
The supreme court also made a decision which
practically deals a death blow to the civil service
law in Wisconsin, as it now exists. The court
decided that the civil service board of Milwau
kee has no right to force an appointee upon a
city official who is under bond for the faithful
performance of work by subordinates. The Case
in point was the appointment by City Clerk
Sehuengel of a second assistant, a prerogative
which the city civil service board contended was
a usurpation of its power.
ANNULMENT OF FRANCHISE
ings Against tlie Trolley Co.
SUPERIOR, WIS.The city will finally take
steps in the matter of annulling the street rail
way franchise secured two years agb. Tbe citv
attorney has been instructed to ask the Attor
ney general to allow, proceedings for the annul
ment of the ordinance granting the extension.
If the .attorney general, refuses, the city then
has the fight to start.the action itself, but the
law provides that the attorney general must first
act. - This will be the second time that the
city has asked tbe attorney general to take such
proceedings.
Residents of th* county east of Lake St.
Croix are trying to ha^ve a wagon bridge built
across the lake at an expense of several thou
sand dollars. That part of the county has been
settling up rapldl and it Is asserted that a
railroad will be 'run thru oh that side to the
city. ..*-,
The county board held a long session on the
matter of tie apportionment of the taxes be
tween" the city and county, and', is apparently
no nearer a settlement than ,wben it started.
There is aiueh conflicting testimony as to the
amount of timber in the county, this making up
muc of the value of the country districts.
nitt wa a
nearly 600 feet high, but i was' the ricochet
balls that caused tne-1
In 1869 .and 1900 tb'e
Mnff
troublet .
government spent sev
eral thousand dollars In building a-range''at
Frontenac, which has since been" used.
Many of. the guard companies have only frail
backstops for their bullets, and it can'easily be
seen that the new gun' is likely to be unsatis
factory for rifle practice
Each company, lu addition to the rifles re
ceived 1,000 rounds of "caliber .30'ball ammu
nition, and the same number of multi-ball (re-
duced) ammunition.
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degree.PortRyan
JUDGMENT NEVER ENTERED
Matrimonial Tangle of a Milwaukee
Woman Is Straightened Out.
MILWAUKEE, ' WTS.~Discovery of the fact
that she had never been fully divorced from her
first husband led Mrs. H. Koenltzer to abandon
her suit for divorce against her second and re
marry him. She fiWd suit and charges of cruelty
against Koenltzer last Friday.
Stamina tions of the records showed that, altho
a decree of divorce had been ordered, Jan. S,
served with an
Illinois regiment In-
o Ric o and with the
United States volunteers in the Philippines and
was honorably discharged.
Ole Wlckstrom, a laborer who lived alone in
a shantv near tbe river bank, U missing and it
is feared that he walked into the river while
drunk and was drowned.
Tbe appointment of Thomas Hessian of Le
Sueur as receiver for the Pattens and their bank,
at Le Sueur, has been filed with Court Commis
sioner Eberhart. Bis bond is fixed at $12,000.
A pleasant reception was held at the normal
school in honor-of Miss Helen M. Phillips, who
retires this month from the faculty after thirty
vears' continuous service. About 200 former
graduates and leading citiens attended, includ
ing several from out of the city.
suuoha
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and down the river to Grand Forks and r
places.'.,- '.'..' .-'.' .' ':^' ^::,.''. n'^, '":- FARIBAULTf,
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MINN.Mrs. E. A.
her death?
*KROHN DENIES KIDNAPPING
Colby's Boy Ran Away Because Dis
p satisfied wihFam Life. fz^0.
J' FARGO. N. D.Joht n Krohr n was broM^Fto
Fargo from Staples, Minn., where be was ar
rested on the charge of kidnapping the 14-year-
old son of J. A. Colby of this county. Krohn
says he is not guilty. He further says the boy
was dissatisfied because he was compelled to
work on the farm instead of being sent to school
and decided to run away, telling Krohn not to
tell his father. It is rather doubtful if the
complaining witness can make the charge hold.
The Bed River Valley Millers' club held a
meeting here and rescinded its action at a for-
Stringerediedfu66.
from cancer4
o tbe stomach , aged Th -
neral was held to-day. Rev. M. Rice officiating,
Mariorie, the only child of Mr. and Mrs. A. A.
Misener, died from heart disease aged 18.The
opera-house has been leased to Beall & Bear of
Sioux Falls. .. S. i- ' '*' . -
HEWITT, MINN.Mrs. Margaret Shaw has
purchased the Hotel. Hewitt for $4,100. Mr.
Huron, the former* proprietor, takes the Shaw
farm of 160 acres northeast of town at $30 an
acre. Thomas Shaw will have charge of the
hotel.Thermometers registered from 10 to 12
degrees below zero this morning. ,
' LE SETJER* MINN.WiUie Borlltt, young on
of Casper Bnrlitt, while opening large clam
shells with bis knife in order that he might
feed them to pigs, found four large pearls and
seven small ones, which.he sold for $1,100.
SPRING VALLEY, MINN.A mnsicale will
be held in the First Congregational church thl#
evening, the proceeds' to' be .aged^far
the interior of the chttrch. x^A-f-t
Defective Page
NOVEMBER IS, 1903. -m
1000, separating her from Peter Holtorf, the
judgment had never been entered. Altho mar
ried since that time to Koenltzer. she was legally
the wife of Holtorf.
Judge Halsey ordered the decree entered, with
thy date where it was originally ordered. Then,
having been informed of a reconciliation between
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Koenltzer, tlie judge remar
ried the couple. Koenltzer Is a lawyer aud a
piomluent democrat.
BLAOK EIVER FALLS, WISA strong effort
has been mode by Merrtllan to keep its fair
alive, but it has proved unavailing. The tair
has never been a financial miccess and the man
holding the mortgage against It lias forecloted
and toe property has been sold, E. J. Austin
bidding it iu for the mortgagor. The buildings
will be - torn down and the lumber sold. The
tan* grounds will be used for farming purposes.
This is the second fair in the county to col
lopse. The one which is- left Is on a sound
unancial footing. ,-
STEVENS POINT, WIB.The taking ff tes
timony in the Harroun murder case was fulshed
yesterday afternoqu and the attornejs are mak
ing their arguments.
SPAKTA, WISMiss Sarah Demorest died
yesterday of old age. She was in her nluotj*
fifth year. V
GKANI) HAPIDS, WISSmallpox has broken
out among the Indians in the Wisconsin river
valley.
PREACHER IN JAIL
Wheeler's Statement at Marshalltown
-Change of Name Embarrassing.
MAItSHALLTOWN, IOWAIlev. A. J. Wheel
er, who Is accused of obtaining $1,000 from
Mrs. Caroline Strain 6f Le Grande bv false* pre
tenses, has been returned to Marahailtown from
Orllla, Canada, where he was arrested and is
now,in jail. lie says there was no criminal in
tent in the transaction with Mrs. Strain and
that while the time in which he was to repay
the woman has elapsed, yet it was his intention
t) pay iu full that Mrs. Strain had never de
manded the money and that she would have
secured the thousand dollars with interest.
When asked why he had assumed tbe name of
Judkins, Mr. Wheelr said that was his mid
dle namo and he had gone under that cognOmeu
in Canada for reasons of a personal nature which
be did not care to explain. He admitted it
was an embarrassing feature of the case* but said
there was nothing criminal in it. Tbe people
at Orilla believe Dr. Judkins innoceat aud passed
resolutions expressing confidence in him.
Contrary to expectations, N. A. Carmean. for
merly president Of the Rhoades Oarmeaii Buggy
Company, which failed, is to be tried for embez-'
zlement. It was generally thought the case
would be dropped, as It has been continued
from term to term since the indictment was re
turned about a year ago. The crime is allleged
to have been committed in 1902, in a deal with
Roemer & Miller of Hampton, and involved ttte
sum of $385. The trial is set for Monday.
Herman Savage, living south of thlB city, says
he is the champion corn pioker of central Iowa.
In eleven days he picked 1,146 bushels of com
in the 'field. On one of the eleven days he
picked and cribbed 136 busheM.
PASSENGERS HELPED HER
Incensed Iowan Tried to Drag His
Divorced Wife from a Train.
CRESTON, IOWAW. A. Que. whose wife
recently secured a divorce, attempted to drag
her and her child from a Burlington' passenger
train. The trainmen and police officers' inter
fered. A fierce battle ensued on the platform
and Mrs. Que's clothing was torn. A Score of
passengers joined in the struggle. Que was
hurled from the train after it started and the
woman and child escaped.
Marie Brayman, clad in a blanket, made her
escape from a livery barn here last night, fol
lowed by an angry woman with a pitchfork, who
chased her for half a mile thru the business
streets of the city. Miss Brayman's feet "were
torn by the pavement and she is suffering from
exhaustion. TUe woman who chased her says
she found her husband and the Brayman woman
iu the back end of the livery stable and was
so mad that she picked up the nearest weapon
and, gave .chase.
SAILOR'S PREDICAMENT
Mayor of Waverly Has a Surplus Of-
ficeA Late Discovery. v
SUMNER, IOWA\Th6n W. H- Notdorf of
Tripoli would not accept the nomination for rep
run providing he would not
position as mayor-
IOWA DAIRYMEN
Big Meeting at Waterloo Under Wa y
Cummins to Speak. .
WATERLOO. IOWAThe Iowa State Dairy
men's association commenced its annual meetinsr
in this city to-day. Nine hundred and twenty
eight have registered as creamery and dairy
men and several delegations from the .east are
yet to arrive, among them being a coach load
of New Yorkers.
Governor Cummins will deliver an address to
night. Secretary Wilson, however, finds it
necessary for him to be in Washington and will
not be present.
A meeting- of the special agents of fire insur-.
ance companies doing business in this state was
held in this city yesterday afternoon The
meeting was called to unite on a uniform rate.
With Starvation
Deprive your stomach of its digestive function and you starve to death.
However much you eat, you derive no nourishment from, your food. ? , * -
Gradually the flesh built up in health, is.absorbed by the hungry, shriveled bloodvessels.. *
I You become gaunt and emaciated. You cannot sleep. Dark forebodings assail you. , ' -
Complete collapse, anddeath. . . -
Dyspepsia is the name given this process of starvationthis disci ^c which fills the .
land with physical wrecks. '
We have watched its progress with horror. * ,'/*'
We have seen beautiful women fade away like flowers on broken stalks. '- - \ \Zrj
We have seen strong men become tottering invalids. ..-,."
l^othing CQuld be done. -' V /' .-,
But now Science has provided a weapona real cure for dyspepsia.
Pancreatin and similar remedies are swept asidesent to join the lancet and other)
medical blunders of the past. ' -
In their place we offer you Rexair Dyspepsia Tablets, a modern remedy that is
/revolutionizing the treatment of disordered stomachs. ^ - i .,-'
iDyspepstaTablets
T stomach trouble for two years and t*as in a terrible condition. I had lost thirty pounds in weight and
. -'-. looked twenty years older than I am. I was half starved, for nothing that I ate seemed to give me
-%* strength. A friend told me of Rexall Dyspepsia Tablets and after taking three boxes I believe I am
'^'v cured. I can eat anything witho ut the least discomfort my complexion has become clear, and I am"*
5i'e rapidly gaining flesh.-*-MBs. M . J . SWAJJSOIT, Minneapolis, Minn/'
^ ? If you are losing flesh and becoming weak and irritable if your food distresses you,.or if you are
unable to sleep, we want you to purcha se a package of these tablets. .The cost, trifling!" The relief,
# 5 invaluable! '
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MONTANA
MARTIN AND MOTTf
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Lites of Both Depend Upon a Billing^
,* of the Montana Supreme ^.^iffM^
Mott Is a Wife Murderer and Both,
- * Are Under a Sentence of
' Death.
Special to The Journal,
Helena, Mont., Nov. 18 The lives'of
two menone in Butte and the other m
JJisHOuIahang on a decision of the SKI-'
prerne court on two appeals submitted'
to that tribunal late yesterday. The men
are James Martin and L. H. Mott, both, -
of Whom aro under sentence of deatlv
after having been convicted of murd?
in the first degree, l u both cases a u
IOWA
appeal was taken from the lotver court
in denying new trials. '
Martin and his partner, named Lennox,
were convicted in Butte about two mouths
ago. Lennox and Martin, together with
four other prisoners, made their- escape
from the Silver Bow county jail. Martin
was captured two days later, but Lennox
has not been heard from since. The prin
cipal question in regard to the appeal h
involved in the court's instructions to
the.Jttry. ' . .K ' ,
The Mott case is also a well-known
one. and originated in Missoula county
about a year ago. Mott was convictei}
on a charge of murdering his wife and
sentenced to hang. His attorneys. ap
pealed, tlie principal ground for the. ap
peal being that the court erred in refus
ing to grant the defendant a new thai
on the alleged ground that one of tlvs
jurors, before being called, expressed
himself as believing Mott to be guiltj.
The men will learn their fate, it H
believed, within two weeks.
Fred Gibbons, -a young man employed
by Thomas Cooney on a ranch near Can
yon Ferry* was found hi his bed in hi3
cabin on the ranch yesterday with' th
top of his head blown off. On the bed
was a Marlin rifle, and an investigation
disclosed the fact that Gibbons committed
suicide Mental derangement, resulting
from an accident which occurred several
weeks ago. is believed to have beeh tho
cause of the deed.
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Rev. Father Day In Charge.
Rev. Father Victor Day, who wai
named by the late Bishop Brondet as ad
ministrator of the diocese of Helena, which
includes the state of Montana, has re
ceived a letter from Archbishop- IX Fal
con io of Washington, D. C . apostolic dele
gate to the United Sattes, in which the
latter confirms the appointm%nt made by
the late- bishop: ^
The choice has also been approved by
Archbishop Alexander Christie of Port
land, metropolitan of this province, and
Rev. Father Day is now the recognized
head of the Cathdlic church in Montana*
and unless removed' by Rome, will con?
tinue to act in this capacity until the elec
tion of a new bishop, which will not taka
place for several months. "4
NORTHWEST WEDDINGS
TERRY, S. D.The marria ge of Vri
James K. Richards of Thermopolis, Wyo..'
and Miss Edi th M. Blatchford, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. John Blatchford, took *'%':
place at the home of the bride's paren ts .-sP*
in Terry. ' UJ2^rfi
The ceremony was performed by Rev?
Mr. Solandt, pastor of the Congregational
church at Lead. Dr. and Mrs. Richards
_ave to resign his
Bis friends assured him he
could hold both offices, and he was elected by a
majority of forty-four. Since his election he left on the Burlington train for Chicago".
has discovered that the constitution of the state
will not let him retain both offices, and he has
not decided which one he will retain.
J. G. Sterling has bought his partner's share
In the Tripoli Leader and L. S Gray goes to
Auburh, Neb. to accept the position of foreman
on a large weekly paper there.
They will return to Thermopolis, -where
they will take up .their residence, on Dec.l'i
SALEM, S. D.Frank Sparling and Miss
Elsie Koebel, both of Canistota, were mar -
ried and left for Iowa, where they expect
to make their future home.
Nath Degerman ana Miss Mary C.
Holmstrom wero united in marriage by
Rev. A. Sundberg, pastor of the Swedish
Lutheran church.
DES MOINES, IOWAAfter twenty years a
pension has reached this city for Mrs. Robeit
Murray, whose son was killed in the battle of the
wilderness, bnt It found the applicant, who had
waited patiently for it, occupying a little green
lot in woodland cemetery. The money will be
returned to the government- . -
DTjBTJaTJE, IOWAThe suffragan bishops of
the archbishop of Dubuque will meet in thu
city next month. It is understood they will rec
ommend to Rome that Bishop Scannell of Omaha
be elevated to the archbishopric.
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