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MinnesotaFair tonight and Wednes
day, except showers in northeast portion
tonight cooler tonight, with heavy frosts,
fresh northwest winds
WisconsinShowers tonight, followed
by fair Wednesday, much cooler Wednes
day and in west portion tonight, frost
in west portion tonight extending over
State Wednesday night fresh southerly
winds, shifting to northwest
Upper MichiganPartly cloudy tonight,
with showers in eastern portion Wednes
day, cooler frost In northwest portion
tonight, variable winds, shifting to north
IowaFair Wednesday, preceded by
showers in east portion tonight, cooler to
night, with frost, warmer In west por
tion Wednesday, northwest winds.
North Dakota and MontanaFair to
night and Wednesday heavy frost to
night, warmer Wednesday variable
South Dakota Fair tonight and
Wednesday, heavy frost tonight, with
cooler in south and west poitions warm
er Wednesday northwest winds.
Rain has been falling during the past
twenty-four hours in the vicinity of Lake
Superior, in Minnesota, Iowa, western
Missouil the eastern parts of Nebraska
and Kansas, eastern South Dakota, east
ern and noithem Noith Dakota and Man
itoba, also in New England, western Tex
as, Utah and Arizona This morning's
tempeiatures are slightly above normal in
the southern states, and they are below*
normal in the northern half of the coun
try in western North Dakota and Mon
tana and thence northward they are
from 10 degrees to 15 degrees below nor
mal, with the following temperatures re
ported at 8 a 22 degrees at Calgarv,
24 degrees at Battleford, 26 degrees at
Edmonton and 30 degrees at Swift Cur
rent T S Outram Local Forecaster
Weather Now and Then.
Todav, maximum 58 minimum 50 de
crees a ve.it ago, maximum 52, minimum
AROUND THE TOWN
Armory Site Not Selected A meeting
of the aimorv board was held this noon
%t the mao office to consider the
mattei of sites for the armory, but no ac
tion was taken because, altho the bonds
ha\e been sold no moncv has been placed
Rt the disposal of the board as yet
Did He Blow It Out?C Watson of
Baion. Wis was found unconscious in
his room at the Paulv house this morning
The gas was found to be turned but it
$ believed that It was the result of the
Jflnan's unfamilifrlly with the modern
hghting apparatus He will lecover
Spanish War Veterans to Meet.The
higgles Command No 30 Spanish War
"Veterans will meet at the Pillsbury
building. Thursday evening, Sept 15, for
special business meeting Articles of
amalgamation with the Spanish Ameri
can association and the National Society
9t Minute Men will be signed
Chicago Knights Coming.Eminent Sir
William Sayers Peavey, his staff and
Chicago Commander*, No 19, Knights
Templar, accompanied by the 'wives and
daughters of several members will spend
/riday in the twin Cities. Thej are re
turning from the grand encampment at
fcan Fiancisco in a special train and will
ariive over the Northern Pacific at 8 a
His Spree Costly.On a spree laat night
James Sullivan on hib way home to sleep
ff a jag, kicked over a weighing ma
rine and bmashed a plate glass window
to boot He was awakened in a cell at
1 he station this morning by a bill collector
vho wanted $50 for the window Later
1 pleaded guilty to drunkenness In police
ur and then went out with the collector
make an estimate of the actual damage.
FARMERS ARE PLOWING
.Jbserver Outram Reviews Minnesota
Weather for a Week.
In his weekly review of the weather
in Minnesota the past week, T. S. Ou
tram, o the United States weather bu
There were rains in the southeastern
lart of the state on the afternoon and
i.ight of Sept 5, some of which were
l,eavy, but in other po-tions theie was
very little rain during the week Sept
8 and 9 were the warmest davs of the
week, with the day temperatures reaching
90 degrees slightly higher in south
western portions on Sept 9 The morn
ings of Sept 11 and 12 were decidedly
cool, with frosts reported at some points,
tho it is believed that they were not
In southeastern portions the rains early
in the week were followed cloudy
weather, which prevented the g-aln from
drying sufficiently for threshing till late
in the week, but elsewhere threshing
frcm the shock progressed well much of
the week, with the yields and quality of
wlpat poor in the rust-affected region,
an bettei elsewhere Oats, barley and
flav aie generallv good crops Flax is
still being haivested Corn improved nice
ly iring the week, and in some southern
portions considerable of the crop is al
ready safe from frost, and cutting is be
gun, but the late crop will require a
weeV. or ten days to roach maturity The
potato crop is about ripe, and digging is
going on, reports of rot continue The
second crop of clover is good and many
are catting It foi hav Plowing is going
on in most parts of the state, with the
soil in excellent condition
President Harris Extols the Virtues of
The regular monthly meeting of the
Minneapolis Retailers' association was
held last evening at the Hotel Nicollet.
As it was the last meeting of the year,
W. L. Harris, president, reviewed the
work, expressing himself as much
ratified with results secured in carry
ing out the fundamental "get-together'
policv of the association.
Among the recommendations made by
Mr. Harris was the establishment of a
thoro-going credit bureau for the use
of the retail dealers, the development
of a system of free, or semi free trans
it portation to out-of-town purchasers, a
1. closer and more intelligent study of the
\k labor situation and a general contin
nance of the "get-together" policy as
|t applied to securing information at first
jpf hands rf om the various departments and
officials of the city, and in general a
l/Vcloser' touch with and the exercise of all
improper influence for the betterment of
jlj- governmental conditions.
j.local Th annual meeting and election of
$ officers occurs on the first Monday of
-October. Mr. Harris, having served
two terms, will not be a cadnidate for
LITTLE CHAPS IN CELLS
Boys Fined for Sweeping Wheat from
i Empty Wheat Oars.
After spending a dreary night in a
cell at Central police station, Charles
and Martin Ginolaski, 10 and 12 years
old, were arraigned in police court this
morning charged with petty larceny
from the Great Northern railroad.
The boys are sons of a poor laborer
on the Bast Side and had been help
ing support the family by sweeping
wheat from empty boxcars. Last Sat
urday they had a good day, clearing
more than $1 by hard work. The boys
were in school when arrested.
In poli"e court this morning they ad
mitted their guilt,,but said they had
never heard it was wrong. The court
said that parents should warn their
childrren. The boys were fined $3 each.
6 Tuesday^ Evening,"
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DEATH A MYSTERY
MINNEAPOLIS WOMAN FOUND
DEAD IN CHICAGO.
Miss Maude Wolcott, or Mrs. Rhodes,
Who Posed at the Minneapolis School
of Fine Arts, May Have Committed
Suicide, hut Murder Is Suspected.
The body of the woman found in
Lake Michigan, near Chicago, at first
supposed to be the mysterious "Mab el
Betts," who disappeared from the
Briggs hotel in Chicago, Aug. 29, has
proved to "be Miss Maude Rice Wol
cott, formerly a Minneapolis artists'
model, also known as Mrs. Maud Wol
cott Rhodes. Whether the gill wag
murdered or committed suicide is not
Miss Wolcott left Minneapolis over
a year ago and went to Chicago, where
she posed in the life classes of some
Chicago artists. She is not known to
have liad any relatives in Minneapo
lis, and while she was here few persons
knew anything about her. The director
of the Minneapolis School of Fine
Arts had her address, but knew noth
ing about her. Part of the time she
lived in the New Albion hotel, 711
Nicollet avenue, but later had apart
ments at the Hotel Allen.
Seldom Seen to Smile.
"Miss Wolcott was a peculiar girl,"
said Jtobeit Koehler, director of the
Minneapolis School of Fine Arts, to
day. All the time she was here I
don't think I ever saw her smile. She
seemed to be tired of life, and really
I am not surprised to learn that she
The body of the dead woman was
found Sunday morning in the basin of
the Chicago Yacht club and was
identified by her shoes, which had
been purchased in a Chicago store.
There was nothing about the body that
gave a clue to her identity, and the
care with which these things were re
moved ma have indicated that she
intended suicide and had hoped that
her body would never be identified, or
that she was murdered by men who
hoped to shield themselves by the mys
tery of her identification.
Married Dr. Rhodes.
Miss Wolcott, just beforye her de
parture from Minneapolis is said to
have married a Dr. D. Rhodes, who was
engaged in the manufacture of cos
metics with offices in the Medical block.
Letters found her trunk, signed by
that name are addressed to her as
"Dear Wife," and "Dear Sweet
heart. She had also signed herself
as "Vivian Rhodes." A note from
George Harting, dated Jan. 26, 1901,
asks her to return to his life classes at
While the police believe that the
woman may have been murdered, there
are many things that point to tne sui
cide theory. Among these is a verse
found in her trunk which reads as fol
Oh, give me a message of quiet
I asked my morning praj er,
For the turbulent trouble within me
Is more than my heart can bear.
Around there is strife and discord,
And the storms that do not cease,
And the whirl of the world is on me
Thou only canst give me peace.
Miss Wolcott is said to have been on
board of the steamer Virginia, when it
left its pier last Saturday to start for
Milwaukee. The police believe that
she may have been pushed from the
vessel. The postmortem shows that
death resulted from drowning.
lcLet the Best Laundry Have itlc
Collars lc cuffs, lc Shirts, 10c.
Hoffman's Toggery Shop Laundry.
HIS LIFE PRAISED
Bar Association Pays Tribute to the
Late Judge J. L. Dobbin.
In the presence of a full bench and
after appropriate addresses by Judge
Ell Torrance, Judge J. O. Pierce, Frank
M. Nye and C. A. Dalby, the Henne
pin County Bar association adopted
res6lutions in memory of the late Judge
J. L. Dobbin in Judge Elliott's court
room this morning.
The resolutions, which were present
ed by a committee consisting of Judge
Torrance, Judge Pierce, and H. F.
Woodard, review the life of Judge Dob
bin and say:
As a lawyer he maintained an honorable
standing in the courts of Minnesota and
enjoyed the respect and confidence of his
professional brethren. His reputation
the community and among his clientage
was that of a prudent, judicious and safe
adviser and his reputation among his as
sociates at the bar was that of an affa
ble, honorable and couiteous lawyer. His
idea of the profession he followed was a
noble and lofty one. He was sincere,
honest and high-minded.
The court ordered the resolutions en
tered on the records of the district
court of Hennepin county.
McKibbin hats always
$3. All dealers.
Church Club of Minnesota Prepares for
The Church club of the diocese of
Minnesota will hold its Trinity-tide
meeting at the Hotel Nicollet Tuesday
evening, Sept. 20. Following a recep
tion beginning at 7 p.m., a supper will
be served. Rt. Rev. James H. Van
Buren, D.D., missionary bishop of Porto
Rico, and Rt. Rev. L. H. Brewer, bishop
of Montana, will be the speakers.
HOUSE TOO SMALL
Charles and Jennie Kruse Fought in
the Street and Were Arrested.
Charles and Jennie Kruse thought the
house wasn't big enough to hold them
both, when trying to settle family diffi
culties, so they went out into the
street, where there was elbow room.
They had -just started things nicely
when two police officers interfered and
arranged for a Judicial settlement. The
young couple were arranged in police
court this morning and pleaded not
guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct.
Their cases were continued until to
G. O. P. AT THE "U"
Republican Students Keep Out of Local
The University Republican club or
ganized for the year yesterday after
noon by electing 0. R. White president
Otto Davies, vice president, and D. E.
Bowe, secretary and treasurer. About
300 students attended the meeting.
The club decided to indorse any local
candidates until after the primaries.
The University Dunn club, organized
last spring, agreed to disband if the
University Republican club would in
dorse R. C. Dunn for governor. This
action was accordingly taken.
Articles of incorporation were filed
today by the Importers' Coffee com
pany of Duluth capital stock, $50,000.
W. W. Brooke, Frank Hicks and H. J.
Grannis are the incorporators.
The Mexican dollar is disappearing front
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OPENS SEPT. 24
JOHNSON AND WINSTON SPEAK
IN MINNEAPOLIS THAT DAY.
Dunn Speaks Friday Night at Bush City
Senator Nelson Will Make First
Speech at MadisonArrangements
for Fairbanks Meeting.
The democratic state campaign will
be opened in Minneapolis Sept. 24. A
rally will be held at the International
auditorium and the principal speakers
will be John.A. Johnson of St. Peter,
the candidate for governor, and F. G.
Winston, candidate for lieutenant gov
Arrangements for the hall were made
by the state committee this morning,
and the meeting announced. Details
will be arranged later. It is under
stood that a delegation will come over
from St. Paul and guests will be pres
ent from outside towns, giving the
meeting a state character. The candi
dates will outline the issues of the cam
Mitchell Takes Hold.
C. S. Mitchell, who have charge
of the speakersf
bureawill for the repub
lican state committee, arrived this morn*
ing from St. Louis, where he has been
all summer in charge of the Minnesota
exhibits, and took hold of the work.
The first set speech by E. G. Dunn will
be made at Rush City, Sept. 16. Sena
tor Nelson will open his speaking cam
paign Sept. 23 at Madison.
Senator Fairbanks will speak at St.
Paul, Sept. 24, and a conference was
held this morning between the state
committee ofheers, the Ramsey county
organization, and the officers of the St.
Paul republican clubs, concerning ar
rangements for the meeting. It will
be held in the armory.
"Hatters to Men Who Know"Hoff.
$2, $3, $4, $5. Hoffman's Toggery Shop,
In Which "Ye Ladye Paire" En
countereth, Thrice, a Brave
"Jess" Burt, attached to Uncle
Sam's new recruiting staff, who won a
reputation for bravery in defending a
woman from a drunken tramp on First
avenue when the recruiting staff was in
Minneapolis, in July, was here today as
an advance guard for the new recruiting
officers. He proved at once that he
was still a hero. In fact, he seems to
be unable to escape from the role of
hero, for altho he is but 21, he wears
Jess was sauntering down Washing
ton avenue S last night in the rather
cool attire of an American iacky. He
was thinking of waving palms and quiet
breezes of some south Pacific island,
when he was suddenly bumped into by a
corner loafer, who followed the bump
with a shove. Jess came back to earth
and forgot his tropical memories, but
he was not quick enough to catch his
assailant, who disappeared up a side
Jess started in hot pursuit, and was
about to grab his man when the sharp
and piercing cry of a woman in trouble
rent the air.
Jess forgot the pursuit of revenge in
a desire to be a rescuer. He stopped to
look around and discovered that he w*as
in a strange" courtyard which had no
exit except the narrow gate he had iust
entered. Not seeing a ladder he easily
pulled himself up one of the pillars
which supported the balcony from which
had come the cry. Looking in the win
dow he saw a beautiful woman crouch
ing on the floor with a man standing
above her, whip in hand. This was
more than the gallant Jess coitld stand,
and crashing thru the window he
knocked the man down. Picking np the
fainting woman he rushed to the street
below. He called a bov and sent him
for a cab, and in the meantime chafed
he'r temples and sought to bring her to
Suddenly he was struck with the fact
that she bore a strange resemblance to
some one he had seen befoie. Then he
realized the truth.
Are you not the poor widow I res
cued in Duluth?" said he, shaking her.
Are you not the boarding-school giri
that I found in distress at Denver, and
to whom I gave money to buy a ticket
to the east? Again, are you not the
working erirl whom I saved from a
tramp in Minneapolis in July? Villain
ess! You are a repeater!"
With these' words he turned away,
bitter in spirit, and as a parting heard
"There's another easy mark over
When Jess was seen this morning he
refused to look'up from his desk. He
declared that the rest of his iife would
be devoted to work and business.
Isaac S. Podas, who, has been identi
fied for nine years with another Nicol
let avenue clothing store, is now with
the Palace Clothing House.
STATk BOARD OF EQUALIZATION NOW IN SESSION IN ST. PAUL
From left to ilght in front row are John Petterson. Mcintosh Truels Paulson, Spring Grove President Snraeue
Sauk Center, Louis Nelson, Owatonna Hans Mo, Sleepy Eye, i.
At the rear, in the same order, are ~--.l ...,...L, _Anderson'T
ALL READY FOR
THE HORSE SHOW
BIG TENT WILL PROVIDE SHEL-
TER FROM WIND OR RAIN.
Event Promises to Be a Social Success
Some of the Big Stables and the
RepresentativesInterior of Tent to
Present a Brilliant Spectacle.
The management of the Twin City
Horse show, which opens at the state
fair grounds tomorrow night, is congrat
ulating itself that it has circumvented
the vagaries of the present erratic Sep
tember weather. The show is to be
given in a big tent which affords shelter
from either the chill of the evening or a
ram storm of ordinary propprtions. The
3,000 incandescent lights that are to fur
nish the illumination were tested last
night, and today the finishing touches
are being put on the decorations. The
tanbark is being rolled, so the aiena can
be used for the rehearsals of the equine
Nearly all the stalls in four big barns
are occupied. The big Pepper, and
Crow & Murray stables are here from
Toronto. The former has entered in
all open classes and the latter will show
in all open classes, save those for road
sters. A notable arrival today was the
high-school mare, Helen Walker, which
has been entered in all'high se*hool and
gaited .classes bv Moores'of Colum
bia, Mo. There-'O.J.
will %e stin* competi
tion in these classes. A. E. Ashbrook
of Kansas City has entered Missouri
Belle, and Artist Rex, and Thomas Bass
has Jack o' Diamonds, a high school
winner at the world's ifair horse show,
and Dixie Girl, the second prize winner.
Dr. F. M. Owens of St. Paul has entered
Kentucky Prince, winner at the Minne
sota state fair, and there are otKers.
One-half of the boxes for the horse
show were disposed of yesterday for the
opening night, and it is expected the
rest will be sold today. There has been
a proportionately large sale of reserved
seats which include the promenade priv
ilege, so a large attendance is looked
for. There will be five-minute car serv
ice, beginning at 7 p.m., on the Como
Tnterurban line, which lands passengers
at the Minneapolis gate in close proxim
ity to the entrance to the horse show
Among the purchasers of boxes are:
Charles E. Lewis, Charles D. Velie, C.
G. Goodrich, McArdle, Charles M.
Case. George W. Peavey, Thomas Pease,
E. J. Carpenter. Mavor J. C. Haynes
fnd Lucian Swift, Minneapolis N.
Scott. J. J. Hill, J. J. Dwyer. Ben-j.
Goodkind, Dennis A. Murnhy Mrs. D.
M. Robbins, Dr. J. D. Lewis J. Mac
Rae. G. W. Benz, John H. Hart, Mayor
R. A. Smith, George Thompson. Frede
rick C. Nelson and M. H. Foley, St.
COWS OFF IN VALUE
ASSESSMENTS FOR THIS YEAR
WILL SHOW A LARGE SHRINK
AGE LOCAL MEN BEFORE
John Crosby and Frank H. Carlton of
Minneapolis appeared before the state
board of equalization today in connec
tion with last year's assessments of the
local milling companies. Their per
sonal property was assessed under the
wrong heading last year, and this class
was raised 10 per cent in Hennepin.
Application has been made to the state
auditor for an abatement. Nothing was
said as to any proposed increase in this
J. U. Barnes appeared for the Title
Insurance and Trust company of Min
neapolis. The b6ard contemplated
raising the company's assessment 'be-
cause it does a banking business, but
on the showing made by Mr. Barnes the
assessment was allowed to stand. He
pointed out that the company's busi
ness was largely real estate and insur
The, valuation of cows in Minnesota
will show a shrinkage of $500,000 this
year, as compared with last. The
board adopted $12 as a minimum value,
the same as last year, but the average
left by the board last year was $13.43.
The average as returned this year is
$11.89, and this was riot increased in
many counties. The following in
creases were voted: Red Lake coun
ty, 50 per cent Becker, Norman and
Swift, 331-3 per cent Benton. Blue
Earth, Kandiyohi, Martin, Murray,
Pope, Renville. 25 per cent Chippewa,
Douglas and Roseau, 20 per cent:
Kanabec, Lyon, Marshall, Olmsted and
Pipestone, 10 per cent Itasca county
was reduced 10 per cent.
PAYS $1 A THOUSAND
Dunn Pays Fee and Sets Mark for His
R. C. Dunn called at the secretary
of state's office today, paid his $50 fee
and filed his certificate of nomination
I will get 50,000 maiority," he said,
*'so that $50 is iust one dollar a thou-
Mr. Dunn called on the state board of
equalization and -shook hands all
around with its members*^.-
Louisberg Daniel Cambridge
Thorp, Hancock E Cooley, Duluth, Wabasha'' A TT
Cannon Falls, Draper Wells Georg W. Knox Aitkin,Lawrence Nels J.'Nelson St Jam^s"
Emerson Cole, Minneapolis, H. W. Fagley, St. Paul, and Fred Griener, Chaska, were absent when the picture was Slide.
Photo by Edward A. Bromley.
A QUESTION OF
A. B. OHOATE AND ALD.WESTPHAL
INDULGE IN RECRIMINATIONS.
Suit Arises Over the Alderman's Con
test for His Seat in the Council and
Mr. Ohoate's Profesisonal Services
Therein $100 Involved.
Out of the contest made by former
Alderman Glaus O. Peterson of the
eleventh ward for the seat in the city
council wrested from him by the pres
ent alderman, Gustavus A. Westphal,
has grown a suit for fees, brought by A.
B. Choate against Alderman Westphal
and resulting in an exchange of bitter
recriminations. The amount in dispute
is $100. The papers were filed today.
Mr. Choate claims that between Nov.
18 and 30, 1902, at the special instance
and request of the defendant, plaintiff
and conducing litigation for defend
ant,'giving legal advice and preparing
and c'onducting litigation for defencf
ant that the services were reasonably
worth and of the actual value of $100/'
Mr. Choate demands the $100 with in
terest at 6 per cent.
To this Alderman Westphal answers
that Mr. Choate agreed to represent
him in the contest case for what the
city would allow, to-wit, $25 that the
sole service Mr. Choate gave was in
connection with Mr. Westphal's office
sharer, H. F. Woodward, when he ad
mitted service of original -jurisdiction
papers during Alderman Westphal's
absence from the city that this service
was a violation of professional ethics
and was certainly worth no more than
$25 with interest, duly tendered.
Mr. Choate retorts that while he was
willing to accept on account "in law
ful com of the United States, the sum
of $26.75," he held out for the whole
sum of $100, which alone would satisfy
At any rate, Mr. Choate "expressly
denies that any service performed by
plaintiff was in violation of profes
sional ethics," and accuses Alderman
Westr/hal of "desiring plaintiff and
said Woodward to appear in court and
repudiate the acceptance of said service
of said notice and by said means defeat
the contest for said seat upon the tech
nical ground that said notice had not
been properly served on defendant
that plaintiff thereupon informed de
fendant that such proceedings would
be, under the circumstances of the case,
dishonest, disreputable, unprofessional
pettifogging and in violation of the
ethics of the plaintiff's profession, and
plaintiff then and there refused to be
a party to any such proceedings, and
plaintiff alleges that his refusal to ac
quiesce in and execute defendant's
scheme aforesaid is the violation of
professional etiquette referred to in the
NEGRO FORGOT TO
Answered Ad for School in Ken
tucky and Got the
Columbus, Ky., Sept. 13.The failure
of an Ohio negro to state the color of
his skin came near resulting in a riot
in the little town of Belmont, across
the Mississippi river from this point.
Belmont's board of school trustees
advertised in Cincinnati papers for a
principal to take charge of the pub'ic
schools. The president received a let
ter in answer to the advertisement.
The man's description and ability was
satisfactory and he was requested to
report at once. The beard made the
usual preliminary arrangement of se
curing lodging for the principal, and a
contract was entered into with a re
spectable lady for his keeping for nine
months. She was delighted with the
prospect of having the "school profes
sor" a a boarder, and turned out in
her best vehicle to- welcome him upon
All trustees were at the station when
the train pulled in. They were much
disappointed when only three ladies
and one large, copper-colored negro
alighted upon the platform. All re
turned to their homes, thinking the
"professor" had been taking in the
fair in St. Louis. A short while after
the supper hour, Hugh McPheeters,
secretary of the school board, was
confronted at his residence door. The
negro stated he had come to accept a
position as principal of the Belmont
While Mr. McPheeters* southern
blood was warmed to its highest pitch,
he knew# the proper thing to do and
that a great deal depended upon his
immediate action. He told the negro
what a dangerous predicament he was
in and the best thing he could do was
to leave 'at once. As there was no
train leaving, Mr. McPheeters hitched
up one of his own rigs and drove the
"professor" tto Samos, where he
boarded a tram for the north. Whik
everybody lauded his action, there were
many who wanted revenge on the negro
for his impertinence.
This occurrence, will cause one more
requirement to be made of one ap
plving for the office of principal of the
Belmont public school, and
be, state color. "'x
CANE RUSH ENDS IN MUCH
GLORY FOR NEWCOMERS.
Three Trials Necessary "Sophs"
.Hardly Got Near the Stick in the
LastThe First Year Men Also Won
the Tug o' WarOther Honors Di
vided. The university cane rush this morning
resulted in a sweeping victory for the
freshmen. The rush proper, the tug of
war and two-thirds of the boxing and
wrestling contests went to the freshies.
Immediately after chapel the fighting
men of the two classes went to the cam
pus back of the physics building. The
cane, a pitch fork handle, was imme
diately tossed into the air.
After the mob was torn away from
the men on the cane it was found that
the sophomores had the best of it by
twenty-six hands to twelve.
For the second rush the men of the
two classes were formed in two lines,
and the cane thrown up between them.
This melee was harder fought than the
first. The freshmen were getting onto
the game and fought with more science.
When hands were counted" the freshies
had it by forty to six.
This necessitated a third scrimmage
to decide the rush. The number of men
on each side was increased constantly
by fellow-classmen, who came from all
parts of the campus on the run. When
the timekeeper and referee got the
combatants under control after the
rush, it was found that the freshmen
had won, 25 to 23.
The other events were pulled off in
good order under the direction of the
following officials: Charles Batson, um
pire "Sig" Harris, referree E. E.
Adams, timekeeper and Erwm Webber,
In the tug of war, which ended the
sport yesterday the freshmen pulled
their opponents over the line. The
teams were: Freshmen Clarg, Vite,
Safford, George, Tschabold, Rossen
wald, Martin and Armstron. Sopho
more: Dougherty, Dan Smith, Granzow,
Cottar, Oech, Smith, Gressert and
Vinal. The other events were:
Boxing at 140 PoundsArthur^ Larkln.
'08, and Guessert, '07. Won by Larkin in
three rounds of fast fighting.
Wrestline: at 150 PoundsGeorge, *08.
and Soales, '07. Won by George in 5
Boring at 150 PoundsHerbert Best,
'08. and E. P. Cady, '07. The freshman
was roughly handled, but lasted three
rounds. The decision went to the sopho
Wrestling at 170 PoundsSafford, '08,
and Doughertv, '07 The freshies was out
classed from the start and went to the
ground in thirty seconds.
Boxing at 130 PoundsE J. Bang, '08.
and Nels Rahr, '07. The bout ended with
a practical knockout for the second-year
man He made a game fight, but was
Boxing at 160 PoundsTallint, '08, and
Misz, '07 This was the closest contest
of the day. Both men were skillful boxers
and able to give and take punishment.
The fight was even thru the first two
rounds, but the sophomore showed more
staying power and won out in the third.
Wrestling at 160 PoundsPardee, '08,
and Davey, '07 This match was finally
called a draw. It was once interrupted by
a rough-house started among the specta
TWENTY-FIRST TO LEAVE
Twenty-eighth Will Take Its Place at
The Twenty-first regiment will step
out of and the Twenty-eighth will step
into Fort Snelling the first week in Oc
tober. The Twenty-first will sail for
the Philippines in about four months
and they will remain two years and
three months. Enlisted men who have
less than two years and seven months to
serve on Sept. 15 will hav the option
of being discharged before sailing.
PIANO BUYING SAFE
The Foster & "Waldo one-price plan of selling pianos
does away with the necessity of your taking an expert
when making your piano selection. You can hunt the
world over and you cannot find better piano values than
right here at this store. Hundreds of pianos here of
twelve world-famous makes, and you can choose the one
your taste approves and your caution suggests. The Fos-
ter & Waldo Plan
Soils $175 Pianos for $125
Sotis $250 Pianos for $195
Sells $3QO Pianos for $210
We Can Save you $50 to $150 on Your Piano.
FOSTER & WALDO,
36 5th Street South, Corner Nicollet Ave.
Medical Block, 608 Nicollet Av.
ew Cloak House
Everything in our house is new and up-to-date. Come here
Thursday and get an idea of what will be worn this fall.
Women's new tourist coats,
made of heavy all wool men's
suitings, full or three-quarter
length, belted back not a house
is asking less than $19.50 for
Womerf's tailor made suits,
long or short coats, loose, belted
or tight fitting back plain col
ors or mixtures as handsome a
line of new fall suits as you
BY AN ARTIST
"IKEY'J SPEERS' ENTHUSIASM
FOR MINNEAPOLIS THE GREAT.
Visitors Made Friends by HavIn^^Jlty'i
Beauties Pointed Out Severally and
CollectivelySome Samples of Mr.
Speers' BestTips for the Commer
That even a big city might profit by
the possession of a competent press
agent was suggested yesterday after
noon by the manner in which Isaac
Speers, popular manager of the Lyceum
theater, displayed to Clifford Wills, his
old-time Marshalltown friend, the
beauties and virtues of the flour city.
"Ikev" Speers is as nothing without
enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is of his sys
tem. With it he bubbles, gesticulates,
rises into oratory and ushers the hear
er into a new world of things bright
and fair. Without it he becomes as the
clay from Which/
we are made and all
things fall into the common drab of
Messrs, Wills and Speers descended
Nicollet avenue in the soft sunlight of
the September afternoon, Mr. Speers
descanting upon the marvels of the
"Glass block, over there,' he said.
"Finest in the world. Ten thousand
lights. No moonlight schedule. Every
night in the month. Great! Great!
Andrus building over here. Built
while you wait. Or, rather, while vou
don't wait. World beater! Minneap
olis Drygoods over there. Powers', an
other big one. Lots of 'em here."
The twain turned toward First av
"See the courthouse. Three million
dollars! All marble inside. Great!
Great! Also finest in the world. North
western bank. Nothing like it. Got
everything skinned! White marble out
side, green marble in. All kinds of
money. More money in banks here
than New York, sometimes.
"Postoffice. Spanish style. Built at
great expense! Guaranty Loan," this
with a wave of his cane in the direc
tion of Minneapolis' most famous build
ing. "That cost lots of money, too.
'Met' operahouse. First-class house.
"Best town in the country. Most
natural advantages. Lakes till you
can't rest. Most natural advantages.
Detroit? Yes, Detroit has some, too.
See our streets. Fine! Everybody's
got money up here. Fine country."
And so on while the impressed Mr.
Wills, who comes from a pretty good
town himself, struggles vainly to grasp
the total of telling details furnished
him with telegraphic rapidity by the
genial "Ike," who believes in some
thing and isn't backward about say
After half an hour of touring and
guide-like explanations Mr. Speers
"And you have to go tonight, Cliff?"
"N o. Guess" not. This place looks
pretty good to me. Think I'll stay
over." is the visitor's response. And
in this fashion does the city tempo
rarily gain another desirable citizen.
Cultivation makes a great differeno*
Ma foi' yes.
Whenever your uncultivated woman
hears a vile scandal she at once runs with
it to her neighbor.
It is true, alas' And your cultivated
Why, she runs to her publisher with it,
SOME HOPE FOR HIM.
Young SorreltopThey you utterly cast
me off, Esmeralda?
Miss Esmerelda (with great gentleness)
Why, no, Svlvester, butbut it would
be so silly for a girl to say yes the first
time Ifif you are of the same mind
you might ask me again some day, you
Mrs. GramercyWhy are you moving
Mrs. Harlem FlattBecause George
wants to buy a full set of encyclopedia.