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The Keller wagon factory, which_ has
long been considering removal from
Sauk Center to Minneapolis, has bought
$450 Pianos going for
Pianos going for
1212-1226 Guaranty Building:
Boto P&ones, 1157.
Withour enlarged facilities we are betterequipped than everto serveour patrons.
All bonds and policies written in our office under powers-of-attorney.
Losses adjusted and paid through our own claim departments.
Employees', Contractors', Guardians', Admin
istrators', Receivers', Appeal, License Official
Employers', Public, Elevator, Teams, 1 A nil IHPV
Automobile, Residence, General JL^l/VDlL^i 1 1
Accident, Health, Burglary, Boiler, IXTCI IDA XTY"*E
Industrial, Physician's Defense irNSU KAiMWti
The Largest Agency of Its Kind in the Northwest
fifteen acres of land from the "Unltecl
Steel corporation for a site. The land
was part of the old Minnesota Iron
company's plant at Columbia Heights.
This ad is aimed exactly at you. Perhaps
the piano you desired was on the other
side of the barbed wire fence in "I
can't afford it." If the "I can't afford it".
fence ever came between you and a piano,
it isn't there nownot a single stake hole
left to show where it stood. Our
has swept it clean away. Listen to this
tale of "what is" against "what was"
piano prices. We have made a sweeping
reduction on every piano in stock, that
has been in use, odd styles and those a lit-
tle shop-worn. These tremendous reduc-
tions will be a revelation to you and means
the opportunity of a life time to get a high
grade piano for a very modest sum.
The pianos in this sale include such old
time favorites as Steck, Hardman, Krak-
auer, McPhail, Behning, Briggs, Shoninger,
"Crown," Sterling, Huntington and others.
$300 Pianos going for
$200 Pianos going for
Used Upright Pianos for $50,S60,$70,$80,$90,SII0,SII59Si25,SI50,$l75
Terms Also Down at This Salo
$3, $4, B, $6 and $7 a month. ^o^""9.
36 Fifth St. So.. Cor. Nicollet Ave.
Mir. Keller has already bought $8,000
worth of wood lumber for use here
in making wagons and the Soo has be
gun a side track to the plant.
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$ Thursday Evening, THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL. August 31, 1905.
$13 3
Penny Savings System for Children,
Successful in Other Cities, and Al
ready in Operation in Libraries and
Branches, Is Under Consideration by
School Board.
The Provident Savings Fund associa
tion of Minneapolis wants to extend
the field of its labors and include the
public schools. Miss Grace Livingston,
cashier of the association, appeared be
fore the- school board at its meeting
Tuesday afternoon and asked the mem
bers to install a sayings system in the
schools. Up to this time the 'work has
been confined to the public library, its
North and South Side branches, ctiurcb-,
es and settlements, and during the
summer there have been branches in.
the vacation schools. The board will
act upon the matter at its monthly
meeting in September.
The object of the Savings fund as
sociation is to inculcate a sense of
thrift and enterprise, into childish
minds by providing for the children
an easy way to save pennies, dimes and
dollars. Cards with stamps attached
serve the small depositors as bank
books, stamps of different colors being
given in exchange for the different de
nominations. The funds collected are
turned over to some savings bank.
The record for the eighteen months
ending April 1 showed that 1,074 de
positors opened accounts. The total
isavin'gs amounted to $1,358.42. One
boy purchased his winter suit with his
savings two others bought overcoats.
A brother and sister have saved $14
toward the purchase of a cow, and a
small newsboy has $10 saved toward a
business college education.
Some Begin Early.
The youngsters range in age from 5
or 6 to 18 years, but Miss Livingston
has known depositors to be as young
as 4 months.
The cashier calls at each of the four
teen stations at stated times to collect
deposits and give out stamps as re
ceipts. The little people CTOWU around
her, making delighted comments, and
sometimes, with a great show of secre
cy, ask her advice about spending the
earnings for a birthday gift for moth
er. At. one time two little girls -were
in doubt as to whether to buy a gilt
medallion frame or a carpetsweeper,
but finally they were prevailed upo
to get-
the sweeper. Two volunteen
visitors call at homes designated by
the cashier, and in this way help fam
ilies in poor circumstances in a way
they could not help themselves. Be
sides stopping little leaks in the family
expenditures, the system stimulates
larger plans and cultivates a habit of
looking forward to tomorrow.
The oldest pianS in Minneapolis has,
after much, wan Weiring and varying for
tune, at last found "a resting place in
the rpoms of the BrooksrEvaWs Piano
company on Nicollet avenue. It is an
old-fashioned Steinway square, the rose
wood case^somewhat darkened with age,
the ivory keys chipped and yellowed
with the passing of years, and Worn by
the many fair fingers that have drawn
melody from it.
Fifty years or more ago the piano
me from the east by river as far as
Crosse. There it was held up all
winter, oil? account of tire ice, Tcmt in
the spring it finally arrived at the Win
slow House, which stood on the site of
the exposition building. I was the
only instrument in the wilderness and
when the proprietors met -with reverses
and elosea the hotel, there was much
discussion over the possession' of the
piano. Ownership lay between J. 0.
Bell and Professor Bowman, who is
now instructor of music "in Steinway
Hall, N. Y. Mr. Bell succeded in car
rying off the prize. In time it came
into the possession of C. H. Smith, a
brother of Mrs. Bell, who had it until it
was exchanged for a new piano a few
days ago. Mr. Brooks intends to keep
the instrument.
Mary E. Logan, who resided in Min
neapolis many years, leaves Chicago,
her present hSme, Sept. 1, to become a
missionary to the Indians at Sitka,
Alaska. This is in tardy fulfillment of
a plan which, dates back nearly a score
of years. The work at Sitka is three
sided, mission, hospital and industrial.
The last two departments are linked to
Minneapolis in a threefold sense: the
hospital was built in 1878 by a gift
from Mrs. Bnssel Sage and a bequest
from an honored member of Westmin
ster church Dr. Nellie Shulean of Min
neapolis was head of the hospital until
1904, and Mrs. M. F. Schuknect, also of
this city, has been one of the matrons
of the industrial school seven years.
The industrial school -was founded in
1878, is coeducational and is the largest
one of the kind in Alaska. There are
representatives of twelve tribes among
the pupils. The present enrollment is
132. Miss Logan's appointment to the
Sitka school is a matter of sincere con
gratulation among a large circle of
friends in Minneapolis.
The action of Carter's Little Liver
Pills is pleasant, mild and natural. They
gently stimulate the liver and regulate
the bowels, but do not purge. They
a re sure to please. Try tnem.
Any person with money in a savings
bank can double their income. Read
advertisement in this paper of Sharood
Shoe Corporation, St. Paul, Minn.
Colorado at Her Best.
In late jsummeT Colorado is at her
best. "Rock Island" trains to Colo
rado carry standard and tourist sleep
ers, dining cars and free reclining
chaircars equipped with electric fans
and electric lights. Low round-trip
rates in effect daily. For information
call on A. L. Steece, City Passenger
Agent. 322 Nicollet avenue, Minneapo
lis, Minn.
$17.75 to Denver and Return "A
Via the Minneapolis & St. Louis R. R.
Tickets on sale August 30th to Septem
ber, 4th, inclusive. Return limit Sep
tember 12th, with extension to Octo
ber 7th. Stopovers' alloweo! and tickets
good going one route and returning
another west of' Omaha. This is the
"Official Route" of the Morgan Post
to the Or. A. R. Encampment.
Call on J. O. Rickel, C. T. A..
424 Nicollet Ave./lor Or. A. R. headquar
ters. No. 407 Phoenix Building.
ra mux OF Kurrewm.
15c, 7c.
Good quality fancy l$ A A
Worsteds and Cassimeres. W
Men's Underwear, 39c.
Men's derby ribbed underwear, in blue and ecruj
light fleece. Value 50c, 39e.
Men's Work Shirts, 39c
Men's extra heavy and light-weight work shirts,
in drills, chambrays and percales. Value 50c, 39c.
Boys'Underwear, 19c.
Boys' plain balbriggan shirts and drawers that
always sell for 35c double-seated drawers. Spe
cialj 19c.
Men's Underwear, 25c.
Odds and ends of men's colored balbriggan under
wear. Value, 50c, now 25c.
Boys' Suspenders, 7o.
Boys' suspenders, good webs, mohair ends. Value
Men's Suspenders, 19c.
Men's suspenders, in plain and lisle webs, fancy
colors also Police and Firemen braces. Value
35c, 19c.
Men's Hose, Bo.
Men!s black cotton hose. Value 10c, 5c.
Fancy Half Hose, l^c.
Men's fancy half hose, both striped and embroi
dered in lot excellent assortment of colors. Values
up to 25c, 12MsC
Children's Hose, 9c
Children's heavy ribbed hose double heel and toe.
Value 15c, 9c, 3 for 25c.
Men's Summer Shirts, 39c.
Men's summer shirts, in plain white and white
with fancy pleated and embroidered fronts. Values
75c, 39c.
Caps, 19c.
Boys' and men's caps, values up to $1to clean up
quickly balance of our summer caps at once we make
this unheard of price19c.
Children's Sailors, 19c.
Children's wide brim straw sailors, 75c valueswe
must have the tables for fall stocks now coming in.
Soft and Stiff Hats, 48o.
Men's soft and stiff hats, all small lots, black and
brown stiff hats, light colored soft hatsevery small
lot where there is not a full line of sizes put on table
at 48c.
Fall Soft and Stiff Hats, $1.89.
New fall soft and stiff hatsour new BaTdwell
hats, in all new fall stylesUnion Made, and as good
as sold elsewhere at $2.50here, $1.89'.
50c Boys' Knee Pants, 15c
Plain or bloomer styles, in wash goods, wool and
corduroys, ages 3 to 7.
These little shoes are made like men's shoes, low
heels, laced with hooks, sizes 10 to 13% and 1, 1%
and 2.
Boys' Shoes, $155.
Any size from 13 to 5%, good, solid, satin calf
Boys' ShoeSj $1.48.
Our "Rex" calf heavy sole school shoes, best veal
calf uppers any size from 1 to 5^.
Boys' Shoes, $1.95.
Beet "Puritan" calf uppers, with heavy double
waterproof soles, warranted not to rip, sizes 1 to 5%.
Men's Shoes, $2.48.
Sizes 6 to 9 for boys who wear men's small Bizes,
heavy soles, laced regular $3 values.
Infant's Shoes, 50c
Sizes 4 to 6, laced, with spring heels.
Be sure to read Harry
Mitchell's editorial in
Friday evening's paper.
The Leading and Finest Clothing Outfitting HouseEstablished 1882.
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Enlarged Second Floor for WomenThree ElevatorsMain Floor for Men and Boys,
Lowest Priced (yet reliable) Goods for all Ages and all Occupations.
Great Sale of Men's
all andWinter Clothing
All new and of this season's most popu
lar styles the following fabrics included:
Cheviots Cassimeres
Mixtures. 'Worsteds
Our Fall and Winter lines of Men's Clothing in this Great Basement
Salesroom are now readyWe confidently say that stocks of previous sea-
sons are far eclipsed by those offered nownothing has been overlooked
This Great JBasenient Salesroom is, without question, the clothing head-^%
quarters for every thrifty, economical family in the northwest.
Cheviots Cassimeres Black Clays
Fancy Cheviots
Fancy Cassimeres
Worsteds Clays
Pall lines of Raincoats, Mackintoshes, etc., are now completePrices range from $5 to $10.
Special Sale of Boys' and Girls'
School Shoes
School begins Wednesday, Sept. 6. Friday and Saturday we offer some special bargains
in New Fall Shoes, suitable for school wear.
Little Gents'Shoes, 98c.
The Great Plymouth ClothingHouse, Nicollet and Sixth
Taffeta Petticoats, $4.95.
Ladies' good quality taffeta silk petticoats in black
and colors, all neatly made. Regular value $6, $4.95.
Wash Suits and Skirts, 98c.
Odds and ends of ladies' tub suits and skirts, of
fine wash fabrics and in several different styles, near
ly all sizes in lot. "Values np to $4. All go Friday, 98c
Lawn Shirt Waists, 75c.
Ladies' white lawn and dotted swiss waists, neatly
trimmed with embroidery and tucks. Values up to
$1.25, 75c.
Women's Knit Underwear, 19c
Ladies' fine Swiss ribbed vests and pants vests
low neck and sleeveless pants are umbrella style.
Regular 25c quality, 19c.
Women's 15c Vests, 9c.
Ladies' ribbed cotton vests, low neck and sleeve
less. Regularly sold at 15c choice 9c.
Women's Hose, 10c
Plain black and tan cotton hose. Regular 15c
value now 10c, or 3 pairs for 25c.
Women's Wrappers, 89c.
Regular $1.25 and $1.50 wrappers, excellent per
cales and lawns, in all desirable shades. To close out
the lot, 89c.
Boys' Dugan and Hudson Shoes, $3.00.
Genuine old-fashioned calfskin, heavy sole, lace
shoes, "toughest" kind of material for boys'
shoes sizes 1 to 6.
Child's Shoes, 69c
Sizes 5 to 8, spring heels, laced good flexible soles.
Child's Shoes, 98c
Plump vici kid lace shoes, with heavy extension
Boles,, low heels, sizes 6 to 11.
Misses' Shoes, $1.25.
Regular $1.50 school shoes, sizes 11 to 2, heavy
extension soles, low heels, laced.
Women's Shoes, $1.95.
For" girls who wear tne women's Bmall sizes exten
sion soles, blucher, dull tops and patent tips solid
New and of exceptional stylesevery
thing from short coats to 50-inch long.
Black Meltons
Oxford Meltons
Meltons Vicunas Worsteds Blacks Fancies Oxfords
Meltons Vicunas
$5 57.50
t-80 $
Fancy Mixtures,
Worsteds and Cheviots.
$2.50 Boys' Suits, $1.19.
All wool cheviots, in dark mixtures, double-breast*
ed, 2-piece and Norfolk suits, odds and ends, in medium
weights, from our summer stock ages 7 to 16 $2.50,
$2 and $1.50 valueB, at $1.19.
Boys'Wash Suits.
Odds and ends, sailors and Buster Brown styles,
with plain or bloomer pants, odds and ends from our
main floor ages 4 to 7 $2, $1.50 and $1 suits,
choice 50c.
75c Tudor Play Suits, 25c
Your choice of all our children's Tudor Play Suits,
al checks, blue stripes, all sizes, 25c.
Women's Fall Style Skirts, $4.98.
Ladies' fine all wool walking skirts for fall and
winter wear all neat pleated and tailored effects,
trimmed with button straps and stitching materials
are fine broadcloths, meltons, worsteds, cheviots, Pana
mas and serges. Regular value $5 and $7, Our price.,
Women's Petticoats, 89c.
Ladies' mercerized petticoats with gathered and
pleated flounces, trimmed with cords and strappings
of material also a large variety of colored, sunbursts
in lot. Regular $1.50 value, 89c.
Girls'Shoes, $1.50. ^\i
Sizes 8% to 11 and 11% to 2, spring heels' and low li%
heels, lace and button.
4 MwBrt,
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