REGULAR. REIGN OF TERROR ON
THE COEUR D'ALENE.
A PRESBYTERIAN UNION
SOUTHERN CHURCH DECLINES
TO DISCUSS PROPOSAL WITH
New York, Dec. 10 An informal
exchange of views relating to the pro
posed union of the Presbyterian
churches in America was the feature
of the organization here yesterday of
the joint committee organized in ac
coi dance with the resolution passed
by *he general synod of the Reformed
Presbyterian church of Philadelphia
The delegation appointed by the
"general assembly of the Presbyterian
church of the United States of Amer-*
ica" consisted of Rev. Dr William
Henry Roberts of Philadelphia, Rob
ert F. Coyle, moderatoi of the gen
eral assembly, Chailes A. Dickie of
Philadelphia, Reuben H. Hartley of
La Porte, Ind , Douglas Putnam of
Princeton, Ind , Elders Wilton Merle
Smith of New York, Elisha H. Per
kins of Baltimore, Edwin S. Wells of
Lake Forest, 111, and Reuben Tyler
* The general synod of the Reformed
church in America was represented by
Rev. Dr J. Preston Searle o New
Brunswick, N. J., and Rev. Dn Joa
chim Elmendorf of New York.
Froin the .general assembly of the
tJn|t4dlfrebyteriaft church*were* pres
ent Rev. Dr. Andrew Henry of Jersey
City and Rev. Dr. J. C. Sculler of Phil
The representatives of the geneial
synod of the Reformed Presbyaterian
Church in North America, were Rev.
James D. Steele, Ph D , of New Yoik,
Rev. Dr. David Steele of Philadelphia,
"Rev Dr Thomas Watters of Pitts
burg and Rev. Dr. David McKmney of
The Presbyterian Church South has
declined to take part in the confei
ence "because there is no evidence
in sight to justify the assembly in
hoping that the object proposed may
be gained in this way." according to
a letter written by Rev W. A. Alex
ander of CJarksville, Tenn , the stated
i lerk of the Southern General Assem
Settlers Driven from Their Homes
that the Robbers Might Get It All" *
Government Land Denuded of Its
TreesSpecial Agent from Wash-
. olngton Collects EUdence, but His
, Warrants Are Dodged by the Guilty. i\
Special to The Journal.
Butte, Mont, Dec. 10Investiga
tions by the government officers show
that a reign of terror exists on the
north fork and little north fork of
the Coeur d'Alene rivei in Idaho.
Affidavits made by lesidents of the
neighborhodo indicate that the settler*
have been driven from then homeB
and settlement discouraged while mil
iions of feet of fine timber ha\e been
stolen from the government and sold
to the TP ills at Harrison and other
points along Lake Coeur d'Alene
Thfe matter was recently brought to
the attention of Congressman Jones of
Washington state who laid the alleged
acts before the interioi department
As a result, Special Agent Schwartz
of the general land office arrived re
cently from Washington and is in the
-vicinity of Kingston on the Coeur
d'Alene river, where the original com
plaint came from
The special agent has secuied affi
davits from persons who have settled
on these lands, which have been for
warded to the authorities in Wash
ington. It is reported that warrants
tor the arrest of these alleged timber
thieves have been issued and the offi
cers have attempted to serve them,
only to And that the persons wanted
had been warned and had made their
way over the mountains
The affidavits secuied by Agent
Schwartz and forwarded to Washing
ton tell a story of systematic robbery
of the government which it would he
difficult to equal
Indiana Woman Apparently Has a Great
Marion, Ind , Dec 10When the 8-jeai-
old daughter of Mr and Mrs Frederick
Drulev returned ?rom school yesterday
afternoon she found hei mother lying un
conscious on the floor
An unknown woman had in some wav
gained an entrance to the Druley home,
secreted herself in a hall and when Mrs
l)ruley entered thrown a cloth baturated
with chloroform over hei head borne her
to the floor and held her theie until she
Last May another woman called and
told Mrs Druley many stories of alleged
crimes committed bv hei husband, and
threatened \iolence if she did not leave
the city A boy 14 jears old gained an
audience with Mrs Druley four or five
different times, and then a man attempted
to kidnap her The police are working
on two different theories and promise to
unravel the mystery of the attacks on
WORK FOR GRAND JURY
Postofflce, Land Fencing and Liquor Cases
Omaha, Neb , Dec 10 The federal
grand jury to-day heard witnesses in se\-
eral cases, Including postofficee, land
fencing and Illegal liquor selling
According to the annual report of As
slstant Postmastei General Brlstow $700
was paid for moving the postofflce at
Hastings, which is characterized as ex
ceasive This charge is said to be undei
investigation, and witnesses to-day tes
tified as to their knowledge of this ex
Low Rates Via the "North-Western
The "North-Western Line" will sell
holiday excursion tickets Dec 12 to 22
to points named helow and return at
Albany, N. Y $40 00
Boston, Mass 40 00
Buffalo, N. Y 35.00
Kingston, Ont 35.00
Montreal, Que 35.00
Ottawa, Ont 35.00
Portland, Me 40 00
Quebec. Que 40 00
bpringfteld, Mass 40 00
Toronto, Ont 30.00
Watertown, N. Y 40.00
Tickets will also be sold to many
other points and return at very low
rates and for full particulars call at
600 Nicollet avenue, Minneapolis,
There are many forms of nervous
debility in men "that yield to the use
of Carter's Iron Piils\ Those who are
troubled with nervous \\ eakness, night
sweats, etc , should try them
The little seed, often great harvest
the little Journal want ad, often great
results No seed no harvestno want
ad, no results. One cent a word, not
less than 20 cents. Cheap enough.
EOPLE were on hand this morning in crowds^-and they think even
more favorably of "Thomas' Remnant Sales" because they were
there and saw the "real thing." Plenty of everything advertisedno
disappointed customers. It is hard work to get ready for these semi-
annual events, and yet we are well repaid by the interest manifested by
our patrons, as shown by the large increase in our business and the
enthusiastic manner in which the sales are talked about. Remember
that these are three days of bargain opportunities, and you are not
yet too late. Come Friday and see for yourself.
CHALLISWhite wool, in waist, skirt and dress lengths. LININGS
Siheias, Percahnes, Mercerized Sateens, Canvas, etc.
Ladies' HoseAbout 400 dozen, all black with split soles
i egulai 25c quality. Remnant Sale price
Children's HoseSmall sizes, fleece lined regular 25c
quality. Sale price
Art Department==Remnant Bargains
Center PiecesIn lace and stamped patterns
Sofa PillowsWhite and colored, stamped, commenced and finished.
Commenced PiecesConsisting of Center Pieces, Pillows and Opera
$2.30 pieces $1.00
$3.00 pieces $1.50
fc 6 00 pieces $3.00
$7 00 pieces . . ..' . $3.50
Our usual Remnant Sale pi ices on the daintiest of garmentsnew and
freshfiom our regular stockGoAvns, Skirts, Drawers, Chemises,
FRIDAY-SECOND DAY-AND PLENTY O F REMNANTS LEFT.
JOHN W. THOMAS & CO.'S
"Wi * t?
Colored Dress Goods
Remnants from the choice fabrics which we have sold the past sea-
son. No "pick up " for this sale, but goods from our regular stock.
Dame Fashion still holds the silk shirt waist suit to be the Correct
thing for this season, so we decided to give our customer a benefit m
lemnant prices at this sale, on a good line of patterns, such as fetriped
aud checked Louisyifcs, Taffetas, Basket Weaxes, Peau de pygnes,
rP*efcu de iSoies ana! a*few Chine effects m browns, blues, "'greens and
gun-metals. FANCY WORK SILKSShort ends in plain and bro-
cades WAIST LENGTHSPlain and novelty weaves m all fash-
ionable colors and popular weaves
BLACK SILKSShort lengths for facings and ruffles, waist, skirt
and dress lengths.
WASH SILKSA few waist and kimona lengths and tie and waist
lengths m Crepe de Chine.
Jet tnmmmgs-25c trimmings, 5c. Jet of 75c quality, 25c. Besides
odds and ends of all kinds.
.50 Drawers ... $ .45
$ .60 Drawers ... $ .50$1
$1.00 Drawers ... $ .85$1.75
$1.50 Drawers ...$1.15
$2.25 Drawers . $1.65
$3.30 Drawers . $2.50
$1.00 Gowns .
$1 25 Gowns .
$2 00 Gowns
$3.50 Gowns .
$5 00 Gowns .
. $ .85
. $ .90
... $ .90
$ 50 Corset Coveis $ .40
$ 75 Corset Coveis $ ,50
$1 00 Corbet Covers $ .75
$1 35 Corset Covers $ .85
$1 75 Corset Covers . . .
$2 25 Corset Covers .
$3.00 Corset Covois . .
$5.00 Corset Covers
-About 250 Ladies', Misses' Suits and Skirts, dress and walking lengths,
etc. Coats all silk or satm lined, fancy braided, strapped and tailor
stitched, splendid styles. These Suits are at the best values, and
ladies can well afford to buy them for winter and spring wear as they
are all this season's styles. Former price $20 00 to
$65.00. Remnant Sale price
Wool Capes "
Long and Walking Skirts
Cloak and Suit Dept
About 25, plain and fur trimmed, all satm lined, high storm collars
Former prices $12 50 to $40 00
Remnant Sale price, each
Ladies' Skirts, in gray homespun, about 35 left, former
prices, $10 00 to $14.00. Remnant sale price .^w...
t ** Wl&&fefitf2&f^
TOW?? THE MINNEAPOLIS JOUKKTA& .
TWO DAYS MORE.
Scotch Suitings Corduroys
Black Goods Remnants
Waist, fekirt and su\it lengths. All new and very desirable fabrics
and marked very low.
Prunellas Chiffon Voiles
$8.25 pieces $4.50
$12 00 pieces - $7.00
$15.00 pieces $10.00
$1.00 Chemises $ ,75
$1 50 Chemises $1.10
$2.25 Chemises $1.85
$3.00 Chemises $2.20
Crepes Granites, Etc.
Wash Goods Remnants
Silk Tissues Organdies Dimities
Madras Shirtings Oxford Shirtings
French Flannels fcand
r*1t\alfirurc J^Mons. Kerseys.
$4.00 Blankets, at
$5.00 Blankets! at
$6.00 Blankets, at
A lot of broken sizes and odd lots, ranging in price
from $1.00 to $5.00, at
White Goods and Linens
Remnants in plain and fancy White Goods, Shirt Waist materials.
Pattern Cloths ^wod
Stock Ties, Boas, Collars and other pieces of Neckwear
also ruebmg by the yard, at Remnant Sale Prices
Combination SuitsIn size 3 only our regular $1.00 quality.
Sale price . . -
Wool Combination SuitsAll sizes our regular $2.00 qual- d1 /}/}
lty. One 6f the best bargains offered by us Sale price.. //I Ul/
Children's UnderwearSmall lots, broken sizes, will go
atour usual low
About 50 do/5en Ladies' Gloves, in black, red, white and
fancy colors former price, 50c. Sale price
$1.00 Skirts $ .75
50 Skirts $1.10
$2,00 Skirts $1.40
$2 50 Skirts $1.85
$3.50 Skirts $2.60
$4.50 Skirts . . .$3.15
Muslin Night ShirtsAbout Twenty-five Dozen former
price, 75c. Sale puce
Flannel Night ShirtsAbout Three Dozen former price,
$1.25. Sale price
Shirts and DrawersAbout Ten Dozen, fleece lined for- d*1 f)ft
mer prices, $1.50 and $2. Sale price ... ^ *Pl - 1/1 /
Wool HoseAbout Ten Dozen, broken sizes former prices
50c and 75c. Sale price
Cotton HoseAbout Fifteen Dozen, m colors former
prices, 50c and 75c. Sale price
NecktiesPuff Ties, 50c and $1.00 quality. Sale ? *%Q
String Ties25e and 50c quality. Sale i Eg
About 50 good styles, overcoat cloths, one of a kind
and size, during Remnant sale
Dress and Walking Skirts
About 200 braided, strapped and fancy stitched, all J A ^yf f
this season's goods former prices, $10 00 to $40.00, at /^J UII *
orm collars About 50 dozen, white and in black and white, heavy vestings,
good styles, good line of sizes, regular prices $2.50 ' tZ(X% fkff
to $6.00. Remnant price v V VJII
Misses' and Children's sizes, also some short Box
Jackets. ^Sizes 8, 10 and 12. Remnant sale prices.
DECEMBER 10, 1903.
Wool Waistings asp*
Wool Wrapper Blankets
Napkins * *
&ihhr\nc Satins and Gros Grains, all
1500 yards 15c lie
900 yards 20c 14c
300 yards... 35c 21c
350 yards 40c 25c
750 yards..65-55-50c 40c
1200 yards 80c 20c
500 yards 16c H e
300 yards 25c 16c
Madras ClothOur entire stock, former prices 50c, 60c, 75c, \ / / ^
SSc, $1.00, $1.26, $1.60, $2.00, $2.25, $3.00 /2| UII
Beautiful TapestriesFormer prices 50c, 75c, 85c, $1.00, _ .
$1 25, $1 50, $1.75, $2.00, $2.60, $2.75, $3.00, l/ flff
$3.50 to $6.00
Couch Covers75 Covers, 50 to 60 inches wide, Oriental ^/)Q^ riff
designs, former prices $2.00 to $12 00 each \J/0 UII
Table CoversOur entire line, 1% and 2 yards square to I
close at ,
Rope PortieresOur entire stock,
Voiles Canvas Cloths
$3.00 $3-50 $4.50
Oriental Rugs o"******-
We have divided our stock Into ten lots, as follows:
JiOT 1. Antique Bokharas, rich and silky, which have
been selling at $4.50 and $5.00 each. Sale price.
LOT 11. Antique Bokharas, which have been selling at d fi g?(\
$7.50. Sale price
Remnant Sale Prices
LOT m . Antique Bokharas, which have been selling C ^ Zfh
at $10.00. Sale price * * *p 4 %J\J
LOT IV. This lorconststs of a miscellaneous assortment of Turkish and
Persian Rugs which sold from $15.00 to $22.50 each.
JLOT V. Kazaks, Karabaghs, Shirvans and Daghestans.
Former prices $12.50 to $17.50. Your choice
LOT VI. Includes Shirvans, Daghestans and Beloochistans
Former prices $22.50 to $30.00. Sale price
LOT VII. A fine lot of Kazaks, Shirvans, Daghestans, Serebends, Mousols,
Camelshair, Shiraz, Irans and Ferahans. Regular price (fr'%'% /)
$25.00 to $35.00. Sale price *- - %pjj**y\J
LOT VIII. This is another very fine lot of Persians. Average size 4x7.
These rugs sold at from $35.00 to $50.00.
Sale price -
LOT IX. This lot consists almost entirely of beautiful, silky' Kazaks, sizes
averaging 4-6x7-6 also a few Persian hall rugs as larg:e as 5-8x11-7.
Former price* of this lot $35.00 to $50.00.
LOT X. Silky Kazaks, every one a large piece. This lot also has some
Persian hall rugs as large as 6-6x15 ft. Former prices,
of this lot $40.00 to $65.00. Sale price
Every Oriental Carpetu and Khiva in our immense Offk f\H
stock will So
3 f\f\f\ PAIRS, choice Curtains, newest patterns, at the following
t5jC/C/l / reductions. If your curtains need replacing, you cannot
afford to miss this opportunity.
$4.65 Curtains reduced to.. .$3.00
5 00 Curtains reduced to.. . 4.00
6.35 Cuctains reduced to.. . 5.0$
8.35 Curtains reduced to. .,. 6.68
8.7 5 Curtains reduced to.. . 7.00
1150 Curtains reduced to.. . 9.20
12.75 Curtains reduced to., .10.20
14 00 Curtains reduced to. . .11.20
20 00 Curtains reduced to.. .16.00
35.00 Curtains reduced to.. .28.00
37.50 Curtains reduced to.. .30.20
40 00 Curtains reduced to.. .32.00
43.75 Curtains reduced to.. .35.00
45 OP Curtains reduced to . .36.00
55 00 Curtains reduced to.. .36.65
$2 85 Curtains reduced to..
3 15 Curtains reduced to..
3.85 Curtains reduced to..
4 85 Curtains reduced to..
5.25 Curtains reduced to..
6.00 Curtains reduced to..
6.50 Curtains reduced to..
7.00 Curtains reduced to .
7.85 Curtains reduced to..
8 75 Curtains reduced to..
10.50 Curtain* reduced to,.
13.25 Curtains reduced to..
wldths and colors
$1.75 Curtains reduced to..
2 20 Curtains reduced to..
2 50 Curtains reduced to..
2.90 Curtains reduced to..
3.25 Curtains reduced to.,
3 95 Curtains reduced to.,
4.60 Curtains reduced to.
5.25 Curtains reduced to.
5.70 Curtains reduced to.,
8.75 Curtains reduced to.
275 yards 40c
225 yards 50c
220 yards 60c
150 yards 75c
190 yards 90c
125 yards $1.00
1250 yards 15c
1050 yards 35c
900 yards 50c
500 yards 75c
A beautiful line, some fringed top and bottom, others finished with
cord. Colors, red, green, rose, tan, blue, etc.
Portieres which sold from $2.75 to $3.25 reduced to pair . . $2.00
Portieres which sold at $4.50 reduced to, pair $2.95
Portieres which sold at $6.25 reduced to, pair $8.95
Portieres which sold at $7.25 reduced to, pair ... i $5.25
Portieres which sold at $9.90 reduced to, pan $6.50
Portieres which sold at $11.50 reduced to, pair $7.50
Portieres which sold at $12.fl0 reduced to, pair $8.00
$3 15 Curtains reduced to
5 75 Curtains reduced to
7 00 Curtains l educed to
7 25 Curtains reduced to
8 00 Curtains reduced to
8.75 Cui tains reduced to
9 25 Curtains reduced to
ro 75 Curtains reduced to
11 50 Curtains reduced to
12 00 Curtains reduced to
13 25 Curtains reduced to
13 75 Curtains reduced to
15 00 Curtains reduced to
19 75 Curtains reduced to
27 00 Curtains reduced to
40 00 Curtains reduced to
.$1.90 . 2.52
NOVELTY IRISH POINTS, ECRU
$6.50 Curtains reduced to .$4.30
6 75 Curtains reduced to . . 5.40
7.95 Curtains reduced to . . 6.36
11.50 Curtains reduced to . 9.20
15 00 Cui tains reduced to . . 10.00
$2 25 Curtains reduced to . $1.50
4.75 Curtains reduced to 3.80
4.95 Curtain* reduced to.. . 3.96
5.00 Curtains reduced to. . . 4.00
2.00 2.32 2.60 3.16
$1.00 Curtains reduced to. . .$ .65
1.25 Curtains reduced to.. . 1.06
1.50 Curtains reduced to.. . 1.20
2 15 Curtains reduced to.. . 1.72
2.65 Curtains reduced to.. . 2.12
3 10 Curtains reduced to.. . 2.48
3 80 Curtains reduced to.. . 3.04
4.75 Curtains reduced to.. . 8.80
6.26 Curtains reduced to.. . 4.15
The IMPERIAL Smyrna is univer
sally known as the best Smyrna
rug that can be bought. We can
not recommend them too highly.
* 6x 9 f
25c 80c 40c 50c 60c 65c
5.60 5 80
11.00 12 00
21150 26 65
Kazaks , sizes
e as 5-8x11-7 .
also has some
9xiT..^..--- 35.00' 25.00
AH small sizes 20 per cent discount
20c Mattings reduced to , . ~^G~
25 Mattings reduced to . . 15c
30c Mattings reduced to . . 20c
*85c Mattings reduced to . . 22c
j B5-60c Mattings reduced to. 35c
65c Mattings reduced to . .37'/2C
BATHROOM RUGSOne lot of
cotton bathroom rugs at 25 per
j cent discount.
% : Indian Dhurries, 25 per cent dis
count v * "- * ^. *- "
$1.75 Bissell's reduced to. .,$1.25
2.50 National reduced to.. 1.40
3.00 National reduced to.. 1.50
8.50 National reduced to.. 1.75
SILK PILLOW Cords And Tassels,
a.11 colors, regular ^1.00 each
jsale price. 75c.
* Mercerized Pillbw Cords and
Tassels, regular price, 65c each
sale price, 50c
... $18.00 $12.50
SILK FLOSS PILLOWSFor three
- days only we will sell"
Size 16x16 for 18c
Size 18x18 for 22c
*" Size 20x20 for .., 25c
, Size 22x22 for SSc
. j Size 24x24 for' 45c
.' , Size 26x26 for j.
MOHAIR RUGSA beautiful line
of colors, in all sizes, 25 per cent
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