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Yalu river. From Chemulpho to Hai-
"^Ju the infantry marched twenty-five
mlteis a day, each man carrying nearly
fHlOO pounds. Covered by th is force, a
W" large force is now disembark! with-
IkVin easier distance of their objective,
tit while, it is reported, preparations for
disembarkation are also being^made
at the only practicable port on the
coast of Korea, tho th is report
*\W The actual position on land points
^to further retireme nt by the Rvesians.
The Japanese hold An-ju and the line
11* of the Cheng-cheng river. Tltte two
outposts are still in touch, but while
i there is no trustworthy informattion of
their having come into contact, a san
ffuinary .affair between outposts is re-
's ported north of An-ju.
The Times' Moscow correspondent
fc I learn tttiat in St. Petersburg naval
4 circles, the possibility of the Vladi
vostok squadron having left the north
Pacific for the Baltic was discuss ed
three days *go
The conviction was expressed that
the usefulness of the squadron in the
far east was temporarily gone and it
was thought that the ships would be
of greater service as an adjun ct to the
impressive Russian fleet to be sent out
MAO YANG O E BASE
Knropatkin Chooses Headquarters
and Will Live in Train.
St. Petersburg, March 18.General
Kuropeitkin will establish is first
headquarters at Liao-yan#, ten miles
west of the railroad, anil connected
with the main road by a special line.
The town has many advantages
over Mukden, being connected with
the Yalu by a telegraph line and by
the Peking road.
The Russians will be prepared to
move heavy forces in any direction
to meet the Japanese, whose com
mand of the sea giv es them great
freedom in selecting their points of
General Kuropatkin will live on a
train, with his staff, and be prepared
to move immediately wherever his
presence is required. If the Japanese
land in force on the coast of north
ern Korea, General Kuropatkin will
move his headquarters further north,
along the railroad. If there is fight
ing along the Yalu, which now seems
probable, he will go forward to Feng
The correspondent of the Associat ed
Press is inform ed t!|hat Russia does
not regard Korea as belligerent and
will not do so until there is evidence
that Korea is active ly making com
mon cau se with Japan. Russia now
considers the Korean government as
being und er duress and that all its
ftcts sti* void.
The Chinese legation has given as
surance that the government at Pe
king intends not only to observe the
strictest neutrality, but that the gov
ernment realizes* the danger threaten
ing the integrity of the celestial em
pire in case it should become em
broiled in the conflict
BRIGANDS ROUT RUSSIANS
Outpost Near Port Arthur Surprised
by Mancluurian Band.
New York Sun Special Service.
Nlu-chuang, March 18.A band of
mounted Manchurian brigands
swooped down upon a Russian outpost
at Pan a Chan ne ar Po rt Arthur, yes
terday, taking the Russians by sur
A degperat*^ battle followed. The
Russians we re forced to retieat leav
ing two men on the field. The Rus
sians misto ok the brigands for Jap
ane se and figured that the attacking
force was backed up possibly by un
The Russian flag no longer floats
over Niu-chuang. From the poles
above the public buildings of the
tow n, the flag of France flies to-day.
The czar's banners were hauled down
The streets are full of rumors
hinged upon the coming of the Jap
anese. One is to the effect that three
Japanese gunboats and two big cruis
ers have been sighted from Sable
Point, on the Chinese coast opposite
Yin Kow. There is another story to
the effect that 5,000 more Japanese
have landed at Ta-ku-shan, a seaport
on the Korean bay, between Dalny
This force, it is said, is proceeding
toward Niu-chuang. The inhabitants
of the town are terror-stricken Th is
move of the Japanese will enable them
to attack Niu-chuang simultaneously
from the land and sea.
Vladivostok Squadr on Reported in
New Quarter Off Korea.
New York Sun Speoial Service.
London, March 18.The latest e
velopment of the Russo-Japanese war
are as follows
The Russian Vladivost ok fleet is re
ported in a new quarter off Korea,
where it may capture Japanese trans
ports, and rumors are current that a
naval engagement is imminent. Ad
miral Togo's squadron was also sig
nal ed off Port Arthur, where a Rus
sian torpedo destroyer has been blown
up by a floating mine. Th is mine is
reported to have been placed by Ad
miral Togo's flotilla, and aga in it is
described as a Russian mine which
had gone adrift.
The Russians are simultaneously de
scribed as stiongly intrenched on the
Yalu river, as retreating on the Pe
king road toward the Liao river and
as still occupying northern Korea.
The Japanese cbncentrations are not
revealed, and the objective points are
cleverly concealed. Military writers
here have lost their occupation, since
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FEID AY EVENING,
conjectures respecting operations are
JAP ADVANCE CHECKED
Vladivostok Squadr on Prevents [Land
ing in Eastern Korea.
Seoul, March 18.T he proposed
Japanese landing at Yuen-san, on the
eastern coast, has been further e
layed by the threatening attitude of
the Vladivost ok naval squadron, con
sisting of four ships, which' are now
anchored at Possi et bay.
It is reported by the prefects of
northeastern Korea that bodies of
Russians, accompanied by inter
preters, are surveying the country, as
certaining the population, the quantity
of supplies and the sentiment of the
The work of raising the sunken
Russian cruiser Variag, in Chemulpho
harbor, is proceeding rapidly, by
means of a complete wreoking out
fit brought from Japan. The author
ities express hope that the ship will
be placed in commission within a
WAR ATTACHES START
British, German and Scandinavian Of
ficers to Mukden.
Berlin, March 18.The Russian gov
ernment has granted two British offi
cers, General Sir M. G. Gerard and
Colonel "Waters, permissi on to follow
operations in the far east. They will
proceed without delay to the seat of
The German staff officers, Lieuten
ant Colonel Launstein and Major
Baron von Tettau, will start th is eve
ning with the Norwegian and Swedish
officers, Captains Nyquist and Eng
lund, for Mukden, where all war at
taches are to assembl e.
CORRESPONDENTS O MOVE
Newspaper Men Will Leave Tokio lor
Front Next Week.
Tokio, March 18.The foreign cor
respondents will leave for the front
March 20 or March 23. Their desti
nation is carefully guarded.
The Russian fleet is reported to have
returned to Port Arthur.
Port Arthur Quiet.
Port Arthur, March 18.Last night
and to-day passed quietly.
BANDITS HOLD UP
Three Masked Men Stop Owl Car
and Relieve Crew of Their
New York Sun Special Service.
Chicago, March 18.Three masked
men early this morning held up a
west-bound West North avenue car.
There was but one passeng er on the
car when it reached Forty-sixth street,
shortly after 1 o'clc'ok. was
standi ng on the rear platform when
the car stopped.
Three young men wearing long
black masks jumped on. One on the
front platform, covered the motorman
with his pistol. The others, at the
rear, commanded the conduct or to
throw up his hand s. The lone pas
senger jumped from the car and ran.
The conduct or and motorman made
no resistance. The conduct or handed
over $18 and his gold watch. The
motorman gave the robber his watch
and $5. Jerking the trolley from the
wire, one of the men on the rear plat
form whistled, and, followed by is
comrades, escaped in the darkness.
Representative Lind Secures Rural
Routes in Hennepin County.
From The Journal Bureau, Colorado Building,
Washington, March 18.Represen-
tative Lind to-day closed an arrange
ment at the postoffice department for
two rural routes from Osseo begin
ning April 15. This virtually com
pletes the service for Hennepin
county, except one route from Maple
Plain, which Mr. Li nd is still working
for, and a summer resort on the south
side of Minnetonka from Excels*or.
Former Congressman Fletcher, ac
companied by his niece, Miss Susan,
reached Washington yesterday, en
rovite to New York and other eastern
points, where they will spend several
weeks. The trip is made on account
of Miss Fletche r, whose mother lately
Could Not Fix Clerk Hire.
Representative McCleary to-day of
fered an amendment to the postoffice
appropriation bill fixing the clerk hire
allowance in third-class offices on the
basis of the salaries of postmasters,
but it was ruled out on the point of
New Rural Routes.
Rural free mail delivery has been
established to commence April 15, as
MinnesotaHewitt, Todd county,
(additional service, routes 2 and 3),
length routes 22%, 25% milescopu
lation served 1,110 number houses,
222. Osseo, Hennepin county, (addi
tional service, routes 6 and 7), length
22%, 23% miles, population, 725
number houses, 145. Wrightstown,
Otter Tail county, (route now), length
21% miles, population, 525 houses,
Carriers and Postmasters.
Rural carriers have been appoint ed
to two routes from Mora, Minn., as
follows: Route 1, Alton W Patten,
carrier, Grace E Patten, substitute
Route 2, Cyrus E Foorest, carrier,
Bert L. Forrest, substitute.
Mary A. Dilley, carrier, with John G.
Dilley, substitute, have been appointed
to fill vacancies in route 1, New Lon
Seth Lombard has been appoint ed
fourth-class postmaster at Oak Park,
Benton county, Minn., vice John
Yankton Indians at Capitol.
A delegati on of Yankton Indians is
here to secure legislation for the dis
posal of money derived from the sale
of inherited lands. They want the
money paid the beneficiaries in install
ments instead of a lump sum, as at
Duluth Diocese Bi ll Reported.
A bill to grant the diocese of Duluth
certain lands for mission purposes
was favorably reported to the senate
W. W Jermane.
AGAINST BRYAN'S WISH
Connecticut Judge Adjourns Trial of Ben
nett Will Case.
Hew York Sun Speoial Service.
New Haven, Conn., March 18.Despite
strong opposition on the part of William J.
Bryan's attorneys, the Bryan-Bennett will
trial went over to March 29 to accommo
date one ot Mrs Bennett's attorneys.
Mr. Bryan wanted, the trte.1 postponed a
wePk, so as not to conflict with his lecture
Webster, S. D., March 18.The re
publican judicial committee, Wallace
o Aberdeen, chairman, and Puller of
Milbank, secretary, met here to-day.
The judicial convention was called for
Webster on April 27. The basis of
representation is the same as for the
Supplies of Arms From United
States Promote War in San
Peace Without Intervention Might
Be Assured by Stopping
New York Sun Bpeoial Service.
Washington, March 18.Assistant
Secretary of State Loomis is expected
to present his report to-day on the
general conditions in San Domingo.
It has been feared here for a long
time that the United States would be
absolutely forced to intervene between
the armed parties on the island, as the
only way of securing peace.
One revolution has follow ed another
and it has become almost impossible
to determi ne which is the de fac to
government and who are the insur
Vesse ls arriving in almost any part
of the island pay tonnage and customs
dues to the first set of custom house
officers who put in an appearance and
bluff off the others.
Evidence has been secured which
shows that American manufacturers
are directly responsible for the oease
less revolutions, because rifles and am
munition are being supplied t6 both
sides from American factories.
A advance report sent on to Wash
ington indicates that if some way
could be devised to stop the shipment
of munitions of war from the United
States to San Domingo the revolutio ns
there would die out for want of ma
terial and the necessi ty for interve n
tion by the United States might disap
Foreign representatives here have
called attention to this curious state of
affairs, and have intimated that, i n
asmuch as the United States supplies
to both sides the means of making war
and killing each other, it shou ld either
stop this traffic, put down the. revolu
tions, or permit some European na
tion to go in and do the work.
It is intimated that a steamship re
cently fired upon while under convoy
of a launch from a man of war was
loaded with rifles. If this is found to
be true the administration will be
much less likely to use harsh meas
ures. The secretary of state and at
torney general may have a conference
in regard to the means of preventing
the shipment of arms to the island.
Sixty-seven Thousand Votes Cast
in Favor of Making
Indianapolis, March 18 The tellers
completed their work at 12.40 o'clock
to-day and announced the vote as fol
lows. Total votes cast, 165,887. For
accepting the scale, 98-,514 against
the scale and in favor of a strike,
67,373. Majority against a strike,
Secretary Wilson of the United Mine
Workers said a meeting of the joint
subscale committee would in all prob
ability be called for Indianapolis next
Monday, when the scale would
signed up for two years and arrange
ments would be made for the next
joint conventi on to meet two years
CLAY AIMS BLOW
AT HEARST BOOM
(Continued from First Page.)
party are making a last desperate
struggle to retain or regain the con
trol of the party organization and the
southe rn states are expect ed to be the
backbone of the conservative phalanx.
W. W Jermane.
FIGHT O CONTROL HOUSE
Republican Delegations Preparing for
Caucus Next Monday.
From The Journal Bureau, Colorado Building,
Washington, March 18.Republican
delegations from the various states are
preparing for the joint caucus of the
house and senate republicans next
Monday night, when the new congres
sional campaign committee will be
Leaders in the house say that Illi
nois, Indiana, Ohio, New Jers ey and
New York will be the battleground for
the control of the ne xt house. The
fight appears to be lining up as It did
two years ago. Contests will be hot
test in industrial centers where the
labor vote is strongest.
West of the Mississippi the con
gressional vote will probably go with
the state vote, and there will be little
difference between the number of bal
lots cast for the two tickets.
In fhe middle and eastern states,
however, congressional contests will
not be waged along the same lines as
the fight for state tickets and the re
publican managers will not trust en
tirely to the presidential and state
tickets to pull the congressional tick
The managers want to make sure
that when President Roosevelt starts
upon the seco nd term he will have a
united congre ss back of him to insure
the carrying out of republican policies.
W. W Jermane.
CAUCUS FOR COMMITTEES
Congressmen Planning Campaign for
Control of House.
Hew York Sun Special Service.
Washington, March 18.A joint
meeting of the republicans of the sen
ate and house will be held Monday
evening to organize the new congres
sional committee that will have charge
of the campaign to elect members of
the house ne xt November.
It is probable the new committee
will again select Representative Bab
cock of Wisconsin as chairman, be
cau se of is experience and succe ss in
managing many congressional cam
A call will be issued shortly for a
meeting of the democrats to organize
their congressional committee. Rep
resentative Griggs of Georgia, who
managed the last congressional cam
paign for the democrats, do es not
want to undertake the work again.
There is mUch talk of making Repre
sentative Cowherd of Missouri chair
gain control of the house it will
be necessary for the democrats to
hold all the seats they have and gain
eighteen additional districts now held
by republica ns who have a majority of
There are in the house fifteen re
publica ns whose majorities were le ss
than 1,000, so that a change of,a
hundred vot es in these districts would
result th is fall in the election of demo
crats. The democrats .will hfluye, td
dver'turn majorities Of several tHOus
ands in sbme cages, to win the house.
THE MINN^A3?6LiS JdtfRNAL.
DID HISS NELSON
State's Attorney Goodner
Pierre Exonerates the Dyes
of Guilt in Poison Case.
Evidence Gathered to Support a
Theory of Suicide of the S.
Just a Chance That Some One Not
Generally Suspected, Com
mitted the Crime.
Special to The Journal.
Des Moines., Iowa, March 18.Just
before taking the train for is home at
Pierre, S_ this morning State's At
torn ey Goodn,er of Hughes county,
South Dakota, who has been in Boone
investigating the Rena Nelson poi
soned candy case, said he was satisfied
he had solved the mystery of the poi
soning. said developments would
come to light in a day or two and that
he do es not suspect Mrs. Dye.
Farther than this Mr. Goodner re
fused to give out any definite informa
tion. said Miss Nelson sent the
candy to herself, using for the ad
dress an envelope from a letter to her
self from Mr. Dye, or else some one in
Boone, who has escaped general sus
picion, mailed the package. Mr.
Goodn er said that Mr. Dye is not sus
Dye ta^Sweat Box.
Attorney Goodn er and Sheriff
Laughlin were closeted with Mr. Dye
in the Wells hotel for two hours. The
interview! which Mr. Goodner said was
friendly thruout, seems to have
cleared up some dark points in the
minds of th^ South Dakota officers.
Corroborative of the story that Miss
Nelson sent the candy to herself is the
fact that the postmark on the en
velop used as a wrapper bore a post
mark of Boone tot Jan. 1. Mr. Dye
says he sent Miss Nelson a letter on or
about that day. The postmark on the
package would not bear any date, so
the envelop must ha ve been used be
The mystery of the stamping of the
packag e. The stamps ha ve been used
on the front of, the packag e. lift
i ng up the edge of the second stamp it
an be seen that the cancellation line
run und er it, which proves that the
stamp was put on after the envelope
had been used on a letter. But the
cancellation marks on the seco nd
stamp are in lines, which could only
be made by a machine, proving con
clusively that the second stamp was
cancelled before it was put on the
It appea rs then that the posta ge
which ^carried the package was on
some other part of the package and
must haf been removed by softie OAA
who handled the package before it
came into the hands of the officers,
probably by Miss Nelson herself.
Go-Between's Conflicting Story.
FEank Eppel, an Eccentric chap,
who h^3 attte^as a anfedium between
Miss Kelson-afid Mr. Dye, has made a
mix-up of his evidence,. Yesterday
afternoon he saiS'tha't a\H?tter iroit%
Mr,Dfe td Mllfe Nelson
h#d~be en sent
him by the* Hitter in Ostober to be
handed to Dye. Later hf changed is
mind, and ^said that Jt was about
Jaji/ 13. MFsJ&pye adfriits sending a
letter to Miis^Nelsoit on Jan. 4. The
handwriting on the letter on the pack
age was evidently disguised, but there
would have been no object in Mrs.
Dye having attempted to disguise the
handwriting with which she ad
dressed her letters to Miss Nelson.
The postmortem held on the "body
of R6ha Nelson at Pierre showed that
she was a pure girl. The postal au
thorities here, while not having made
any public statement individually, i n
cline to the opinion that the pack
age was not mailed in Boone, but may
have been mailed on any of the trains
running out of Boon e.
A. Bs. LOVEJOY FOUND DEAD
Wealth of Janesvllle, Wis., Lumberman
Estimated at Several Millions.
Janesville Wis, March 18 Allen P.
Loyejoy, whose wealth is estimated at
several million dollars, was found dead in
bod to-day. He was 79. He had large
lumber interests in Oregon, California and
Wisconsin. He leaves a wife, two sons
and a daughter.
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OF MERGER CASE
of Former President Tells Why He
Did Not Prosecute
Hands Tied by Inadequate Laws
and Supreme Court
FORERUNNER O SOCIALISM
Merger Decision Declared \o Blow
at Individual's Liberty.
New York, March 18.The Wall
Street Journ al to-day says One
who has follow ed the arguments and
the history of the Northern Securi
ties case ve ry closely, says:
I am amazed at the scope f the \erdict
of the supreme court of the UnitejoLStates.
in the Northern Sodurttiee esm Tex, me,"
there appears a point which as yefr no one
seems to have realized, which is that this
decision is likely to '^e the forerunner of
socialism in all of its forms
When the supreme court of the United
States savs that it is its opinion that the
public must be protected against the en
croachments of combinations of capital,
it seems to me it Is striking a blow at
the liberty of the individual? for what is
a corporation of any character but a com
bination of individuals.
As far as I can see any Interested party
may now go before the supreme court and
ask for a receiver for the Northern Se
curities company and one may be ap
pointed who will be hostile to every inter
est involved in the Northern Securities.
Such a receiver would be the represen
tative of the United States government,
which would mean that the government of
the United States would take charge of
the Northern Securities company.
Under this decision there is an oppor
tunity for William Hearst to go before
the United States supreme court and ask
for a receiver for each and every so called
trust, which, under this decision of the
court, is an open violator of the Sherman
PRAISE FOR VAN SANT
Congressman Williams Likens Gover
nor to Blanket Indians.
From The Journal Bureau, Colorado Building,
Washington, March 18.John Sharp
New York Bun Special Service.
New York, March 18.Grover
Cleveland makes the following state
The question of the government taking
legal action against the so-called trusts
was given much consideration during my
last administration from 1903 to 1907. I
recall that I examined closely the laws and
received reports from Mr Olney, who was
then attorney general, as to what could
be done. W weie blocked by decisions
of the supreme court, which tied our
hands. Mr. Harmon, who was attorney
general for the last two years, also en
deavored to push matters.
In my last message to congress, in De
cember, 1896, I dealt with the question.
Here is one paragraph:
"Tho congress has attempted to deal
with this matter by legislation, the laws
passed for that purpose thus far have
proved ineffective, not because of any lack
of disposition or attempt to enforce them,
but simply because the laws themselves
as interpreted by the courts do not reach
the difficulty. If the insufficiencies of ex
isting laws can be remedied by further
legislation, it should be done.
"The fact must be recognized, however,
that all federal legislation on this subject
may fall short of its purpose because of
inherent obstacles, and also because of the
complex character of our governmental
system, which, while making the federal
authority supreme within its spheie, hat.
carefully limited that sphere by metes
and bounds which cannot be transgressed
"The decision of highest court on this
precise question renders it quite doubtful
whether the evils of trusts and monopolies
can be adequately treated thru federal ac
tion, unless they seek directly and pur
posely to include in their objects trans
portation or intercourse between states or
between the United States and foreign
There was a distinct difference drawn
between railroads and purely producing
combinations. It could not be said that
the cugar trust, or the beef trust, or the
Standard Oil company, was directly en
gaged in interstate transportation. They
were engaged in the manufacture and sale
There was no opportunity to take any
such action as has been taken in this
merger suit If contracts existed among
these business combinations for the re
straint of trade, they were kept secret and
no evidence offered itself on which to act
At that time, this meigei of railroads had
not been formed so that there was no ac
tion of any sort to take.
Save One-Fourth on Shoes
360 pairs of Ladies'
shoes in several
Williams yesterday referred to Gov
ernor Van Sant of Minnesota as a
"blanket Indian" republican.
The discussion out' 6f the reading
of an editorial in Wednesday's New
York World, scoring the democratic
party for not proceeding against the
trusts during Cleveland's second term,
Mr. Williams said there was one
incorrect statement in the World edi
torial, namely, that which gave the
Roosevelt administration credit for i n
itiating the movement against trusts.
Continuing he said:
It happened to be one Governor Van
Bant out west who commenced it And
for very shame, after he had gotten the
case upon the docket, the administration,
prior to an election, had to continue -what
he began. Why. it is the only thing you
did not "stand pat' 'on until after an elec
tion, and would have stood pat on
that, but Governor Van Sant was a
"blanket-Indian" republican and did not
consult headquarters, but precipitated the
litigation, and after it was precipitated
your administration had in veiy shame
to take care of itself by letting the su
preme court pronounce on it.
W. W. Jermane.
C. H. MARCH, LITCHFIELD.
Elected debgate to the National Eepublloan Con
vention from the Sixth District.
DEATH OF WORTHINGTOX MER
SpeciaJ. to The Journal.
Worthmgton, Minn., March 18.
John P. Peterson, a merchan t, ag ed
44, died last night of complications.
was county treasurer six years and
You can save one=quarter of your spring shoe bill by patronizing our sale of the
North Star $23,000 floor stock, which we bought at 65c and 75c on the dollar.
You kiidw the North St&r Shoe Co. makes only good, dependable shoes, and when you can buy
such shoes dt 25 per cent less than their regular value, it is certainly an opportunity worth taking
advantage ot There are shoes for Men, Women, Boys and Girls.
Shoes I Boys9
A grand lot of Ladles' North Star
$3.00, $8.50 and $4.00 Shoes,
Kid and Patent Kid, light or
heavy soles all stylish shapes.
960 pairs of Ladies' North Star
$2.50 Kid Shoes, with patent tips
in stylish shapes, and 480 pairs
of North Star $3.00 Ladies' Box
Calf Lace all sizes in either
styles. Your choice of this great
lot of dependable and stylish
shoes, at, 1 Ofi
styles, at, pair
MTTLE GENTS' SHOES.
Two styles, one in Bpx Calf, the
other in "Vjci kid both are $1.25
values, and made like men's
shoes with low heels th ey come
in sizes 9 to 13, and O&r*
are offered at VOv
Over 900 pairs of the famous Boys'
North Star "Never Rip" $2.00
Shoes, and 300 pairs of Boys' $2
boarded Calf Shoes. You can
safely put these shoes on your
boy's feet with a feeling that
they are the most substantial
that you an procure, and you
And sizes 12 to 2
can save 25 per cent
sizes 2% to 5H are....
About 300 pairs of several small
lots in Boys' North Star and
other njake Shoes, in lot will be
all sizes to start withthe are
mostly $1.50 shoes and 052/*
will be offered at VOC
Of good quality and just notice
the low prices: For Children,
98c for Misses, $1.25 for
Women, $1.50 for Men, $2.69.
W hte gelling new, fresh rubbers of reliable quality at lowest prices
In the city. For instance: Ladies' storm rubbers, 39c Misses' storm
rubbers, 85c Children's storm rubbers, 25cYouth s' regular cut rub-
bers, 89cBoys regular cut rubbers, 48d? Children's regular, cut
rubbers in sizes 7 to 10%, at 15can 500 pairs of Men's 75c rubbers
'","in^Bizes 6 to land 10 to 12 at 25c.
THROWS LIGHT ON
Bristow Questioned by House
Committee and Clears Up
Several Things. _f \i
Washington, March 18.Fourth As
sistant Postmaster General Bristow, in
testifying before the house special
committee on the postoffice report
yesterday, claimed for himself re
sponsibility for only the first seven
pages of the report which was sen,t
to the postoffice committee, and'Salof
the other portions of the document
we re the work of other officials of the
The clerk hire section, he said, was
prepared in the office of the first as
sistant postmaster general, and that
part relating to leases by inspectors
and others in his own department.
Mr. Bristow practically cleared
members of congress from wrong
doing touching the clerk hire section
of the report by stating that it was
the duty of the first assistant's office
to ascertain the condition of the work
in the office where an increase*had
Thruo ut the day the postoffice ap
propriation bill was under discussion
in the house, and little progress was
made. The minority leader declared
the postoffice department was rotten
from turret to foundation stone, and
the republicans we re trying to reor
ganize it on an appropriation bill.
He said that only one division of
the postoffice department had been
Mr Williams spoke of the inde
pendence of the civil service commis
sion and their absolute contempt of
"They don't hesitate any minute."
he declared, "to violate the law any
time they please, and tell you with,
suavity that it was because of a con
struction put upon the law by some
body, God only knows who."
said the most discouraging
thing in American citizenship as rep
resented in the house was for an hon
est man to come to congre&s and And
himself hedged all around with a
wilderness of misinformation, over*
information and non-information,
"whichever happens to suit the fel
lows who write their decrees and send
them here to be registered in the ap
ALSO PURIFIES THE BLOOD. ^B*
Don't become discouraged There Is a ciue for you. If necessary-write Dr. Fenne&
He has spent a lifetime curing just such cases as yours. All consultations are FREE.
All Diseases of the
kidneys, bladder, and
Also heart disease,
gravel, dropsy, female
Member of the Businsss Men's League
and one ofthe bestknownbusiness men
in St. Louis, Mo. Bead what Mr.
Wand has to say about Dr. Fenner's
Kidney and Backache Cure:
"I know what it is to be afflicted with backache
find I sympathize with fellow sufferers. After
swallowing various and frequent nauseating doses
of this and that prescription I decided that if Dr.
Fenner's Kidney and Backache Cure could not rid
me of those backaches it at least would not do mo
any harm and I procured a bottle.
"Now the first bottle didn't stop those wearing
backaches, hut it did afford me great relief. The
second bottle, however, did effectually put a stop
to those racking backaches. Occasionally they
returned when strenuous business affairs exhausted
the physical forces, but a dose or two of Dr.
Fenner's Cure gave instant relief.
Sold by Druggists, 50c. and $1. Get Cook Book and Treatise on
the KidneysFREE. M. H. Fenner, M. D., Fredonia, N. Y.
FOE SALE VOEGELI BRC*J. DRUG CO.
Two Stores, corner Hennepin and Washington, and corner 7th S and Nicollet.
Over a thousand pairs of Misses'
$1.35 nice Vici Kid, Patent Tip
Lace Shoes, in sizes 11% to 2
several go od styles in the lot
Same Sho es as above in sizes 8% to
1 1, regular value fiO/"
$1.15, at OVC
A choice lot of Misses' fine Vici
Kid Lace, with fancy velvet in
sertions, regular $1.75 value, in
sizes 11% to 2, at,
Same as above in sizes 8%
to 11, reg. val.$1.35, at.
Three different styles ojC Misses'^j
best $2 and $2.25 Goodyear welt
Lace Shoes,. In sizes JJ AQ
11% to 2, at pl-T'O
A choice lot of Children's'Shoes, in
sizes 5 to 8, several styles, some
plain, some fancy regular val
ues 85c to 98c iSOf