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City News
i The Predictions.
i\ Minnesota, North and South Dakota
IfFair tonight and Thursday rising
Upper MichiganFair tonight and
Thursday frost tonight rising temper
ature Tnuisday, winds becoming light
tand variable.
I* "WisconsinFair tonight and Thurs
day possibly light frost tonight slow
ly rising temperatuie variaDle winds
Shifting to southerly.
MontanaGenerally fair tonight and
Thursday, moderate temperature.
'.IowaFair tonight and Thursday
rising temperature.
Weather Conditions.
Light rams have fallen during the
past twentv-four hours in the middle
Atlantic states, New England, the Ohio
Valley, southern Wisconsin, Michigan
and Hie lower lake region, arid scattered
flight showers in Minnesota. Rain is
||till falling at Northneld, New York
|&nd Washington, but at 7 a.m., clearing
conditio'ih were general the Ohio val-
||iev and thvnce northward. The rains
tvere due to the movement of yester
udav's low pressure aiea from southern
Lake Michigan to western New York,
where the depression is central, with
slowly diminishing energy. The south
eastward it.ovement of the high pres
sure aiea from the eastern Rockv Moun
tain* slope to Kansas and Arkansas has
caused a general southerly trend to the
winds west of the Mississippi and north
of Oklahoma, with warmer weather,
while there have been falling tempera
tures along the middle Mississippi and
Ohio rivers. Fair weather and rising
temperatures are expected to continue
tonight and Thursday.
"T. S. Outram. Section Director.
Weather Now and Then.
Todav, maximum 56, minimum 40 de
crees a vear ago, maximum 45, mini
mum 36 degrees.
I* Kerst Addresses Bankers.Peter M.
Kerst, state public examiner, is at Al
bert Lea todav addressing a gathering
of the bankers of the first district.
Charter Conference.The charter
commission has requested the city
council to select a committee of fivo
Seldermen to meet with the commission
ffor conference over a revision of the
present charter. The matter will be
presented to the council at its meeting
jTriday evening.
Milk Was Too Thin.Chris Johnson,
a dairyman living near East Minne
apolis, was fined $10 in police court by
Judge E. F. Waite today for selling
milk that was not up to the standard.
The report of the city chemist showed
*that the percentage of butter fat was
'very low in several samples taken from
Johnson's wagon.
Workhouse Salaries Raised.At a
i.meeting of the board of charities and
corrections yesterday afternoon it was
.decided to raise the salaries of four of
jthe attendants at the workhouse from
$40 to $50 a month. The ones favored
by this action are George Parker and
sGtf Plummer, guards: L. Thomas,
night watchman, and Mrs. Durant, ma
Permit for Foundation.George K.
Lvjman was granted a permit today for
the construction of the foundation for
a large wholesale store to be erected
at 13-17 Sixth street S. The building
-n ill ha\ a frontage of 66 feet on Sixth
tr_e ana a depth of 157 feet. The
xoundition will cost $6,000. The build
m will eventually be five stories high
t.iL.d will be occupied by the Warner
{Hardware company.
Named Another Robertson.Thru
error, the name of the Robertson, in
dieted with Edward Vaughn, now serv
ing time Stillwater for the fraudu
lent use of the mails, has been pub
lished as Raymond Robertson instead
of Herbert Robertson. Herbert Robert
son, who was associated with Vaughn
in business, is under indictment, and
having lost an extradition fight, will
have to return from New York to stand
Mr. Hawley Files.Edward W. Haw
ley, the well-known attorney and for
sixteen years a resident of the second
'ward, yesterday filed his affidavit of
jaandidacy for the republican nomina
tion as alderman in that ward. Mr.
Hawley is a graduate of the Univer
sity of Minnesota law school and is 39
years of age. He is a native of Min
nesota and his professional career has
^been entirely in this city. While he
ia never held office here, he has been
long deeply interested in municipal
politics and has done much active cam
paign work. His candidacy is the re
sult of a plan formed many months ago,
Bince which time he has attended all
the meetings of the council and many
committee meetings, with a view to
familiarize himself with the work.
years, died yesterday at the family
residence, 2819 West Forty-third street.
-Funeral will be held from the Trinitv
'Baptist church Thursday at 2 p.m. In
terment will be at Lakewood cemetery.
^George Wedsten, died Monday at 712
3STineteeiith avenue S, aged 6 years. The
funeral will take place Thursday at 2
m. fro the residence interment at
ANSON BLAKE, age 88 years, died
May 6. Funeral from family residence,
2240 Langford avenue, St. Anthony
Park, todav, at 2 p.m. Interment
Judge D. F. SimpsonOllle Dalluge
vs. Rudolph Dalluge, jury divorce
case, still or. trial.
Judge F. C. BrooksState rests In
William F. Bechtel trial for alleged
grand larceny In the first degree.
Judge John Day SmithInga N. Ju
vet vs. city, $10,000 damage suit,
still on trisl.
Judge Andrew HoltMinor court
Judge H. D. DickinsonJury, Juven
lie court and minor chamber mat
Judge F. BrownB?rnet Bros vs.
the Illinois Central Railway com
pany, suit for $1,300 damages for
--alleged loss of tomatoes.
$ $
Success of the Plan Would Aid the
Project for a Third Avenue Bridge
ACTOSB the Mississippi, Also that for
a New Postoffice Building.
Minneapolis business interests, espe
cially real estate men and those inter
ested in property or business in the
Bridge square district, are busy discuss
ing the new union station problem. The
project is to be tackled in earnest this
time. A union station company of Min
neapolis men will be formed if neces
sary, so that the James J. Hill domina
tion, which is the great drawback to
hte development of the present Union
Station company, mav be eliminated.
Two other most important features
of municipal development are closely
allied +o the station project. One is the
proposed new bridge across the Mis
sissippi at Third avenue S, and the
other is the new postoffice that is badly
needed and sure to come a few years
at most. The bridge is needed to di
vert heavy thru traffic from Nicollet
and Hennepin avenue and to relieve the
congestion on the present steel arch
The postal authorities will assist the
citv in its fight for a new postoffice
much quicker with a new union station
actually in sight than under present
conditions. The now office must be
close to the station and, if possible,
will be so situated that sidetracks or
mail cars can be provided on the prop
erty. The new building will not be
more than a quarter of a mile from the
station, as railroads carrying^ mail are
obliged to transport it that distance, if
the postoffice is within the quarter-mile
limit. Outside of the limit, the gov
ernment bears all expense of carrying
These three important live munici
pal issues, backed by the hustle and
energy of the united business interests,
are VJound to carry, and the Bridge
Square district is certain of a return of
some of its former activity and im
portance. In addition it will provide
an ideal entrance to the city for visit
ors will make Minneapolis the wait
over point for transcontinental travel,
and be a great benefit generally.
Property owners attempting to reap
a harvest by placing exorbitant values
on property in the district will find ob
stacles in their way. The work will be
fairly done, sufficient returns will be
made, but the work is undertaken for
Minneapolis and will be made to go
Max A. Sturm, manager of the Sturm
Publishing company^ was found dead
this afternoon at his home, 123 Elev
enth street S.
Mrs. Sturm survives him.
San Francisco moving pictures taken
since earthquake. La Bass Museum, 21
Washington avenue S. Tickets 10 cents.
Burglars entered the residence of M.
G. Pflaum, 1600 Park avenue, last
evening and stole jewelry and silve
ware valued at several hundred dollars.
The PfiaumB were away*from home
during the evening, and the thieves ap
parently unlocked the front door with a
skeleton key. and ransacked the house
at will. Drawers and closets were left
open, showing that the robbers had
done their work thoroly.
The police were notified and are get
ting a complete list of the stolen prop
erty. The exact loss is not yet known.
Thieves entered the fiats occupied
by Mrs. L. Lindquist, 1821 Elliott ave
nue, and J. W. Lindholm, 1825 Elliot
avenue, last night, and stole several
small articles of jewelry and some
It is thought that the men entered by
means of skeleton keys. The thefts
were reported to the South Side police,
who are investigating.
Brombach piano, $7 monthly.. .$2f5
Dunham piano, $5 monthly 9 0
"Crown" piano, $7 monthly 255
Mendelssohn piano, $7 monthly. 210
Vose piano, $5 monthly 180
Ivers & Pond piano, $5 monthly 190
Representatives for the Knabe-Angelus Piano.
Fur storage modernized, fireproof,
moth proof, heat proof, burglar proof
vaults. The Palace Clothing House.
The United States circuit court of ap
peals at St. Paul today filed a decision
in the case of Otto Davies, the former
University of Minnesota football player,
vs. the Illinois Central Railroad com
pany. The case was tried in the circuit
court district of Minnesota and was an
action to recover damages for an alleged
malicious assault made upon Davies in a
Chicago station by a gateguard.
Davies was awarded $975 damages and
this -judgment is affirmed by the circuit
court of appeals. The action arose from
an incident following the Minnesota
Northwestern game in Chicago, Novem
ber, 1904 Davies escorted a young lady
from Marshall field to the depot and it
was while endeavoring to see \zr to a
train that the assault was made upon
A convention for the promulgation of
uniform laws on divorce will be held In
St Paul in August, immediately preceding
the meeting of the American Bar asso
W H. Staacke, chairman ofr the ex
ecutive committee, has sent a letter to
the governor of every state, asking that
delegates be named and arrangements
made for the payment of their expenses
Waists 15c up, shirts 10c, vests 15c.
The Palace Clothing House Laundry.
FOSTER &> WALDO, 36 5th St. S., Cor. Nic.
Bargains in
Shopworn and
Used Pianos...
VALUE OF $75,000,000.
Engineer Oooley of Highway Commis-
sion Compiles Valuable Information
Preparatory to Beginning Next Year
to Construct Experimental Roads
Good Roads Convention to Be Held
in Duluth.
In spite of the fact that the state
highway commission has no money
available this year for use in the con
struction of roads, much work is being
done under the guidance of George W.
Cooley, engineei and secretary of the
Detailed information is now being
compiled from all the counties of the
state in regard to their road mileage
and their expenditures on road work
and what material for road building is
found in each county. Mr. Cooley has
received returns from about half the
counties of the state These show an
ed on roads, an average of $1,000 a
mile for every road in the state.
More Money in Sight.
This year the'highway commission
has only $6,000 available, most of
which will have to go into otfice ex
penses. Next year the one-twentieth
of a mill tax will create about $42,000.
From $5.0,000 to $20,000 additional will
be on hand for use from a former road
This money will all be distributed
under direction of the highway com
mission instead of thru the state audi
tor by whom road construction aid has
heretofore been given out. The com
mission will endeavor to ch'stubute the
money according to the special need of
each county, not over 3'per cent to any
one county, and none to receive less
than of 1 per cent.
Will Experiment with Material.
In the coming annual report of the
commission a number of recommenda
tions will be made based in large de
gree upon experiments which are to
begin this month in the Red River val
ley under Engineer Cooley's dnection.
A number of strips of road will be
built with the object of ascertaining
the best method of. road construction
in "gumbo" soil.
The highway commission plans to
hold a convention in Duluth May 15
and 16, which will be the largest good
roads" gathering ever held in the
state. At the Duluth convention a
project will be started for the con
struction of a 150-mile highway be
tween the twin cities and Duluth. It is
the plan to have a great part of this
highway of macadam, and the balance
in rolled gravel.
This year the highway commission
has held twenty county good roads''
conventions with considerable success,
a local good roads association being
organized at -each place a convention
was held.
Agent "Stetson" Shoes "Perfection."
Most gentlemen value any article of
apparel coming from "Hoffman's"
more than from the ordinary stores,
nevertheless nrices are lowest, quality
and style considered.
Hoffman's Toggery Shops and Laundry.
Desertions are alleged to have begun
in the ranks of the striking telephone
construction men now out on strike,
tho the strikers themselves will not ad
mit it. Both companies have secured
some old men and new men from else
where, and are beginning to resume
outside construction. A large corps of
strikers has been detailed to picket
duty and will try to prevent any ex
tensive work. Part of the new men se
cured are from Texas and come "well
heeled" and ready for disputes.
The strikers say their men are stand
ing firm and that additions to their
ranks are being made every day, in
substantiation oi which a bunch of ap
plications for membership to the union
is shown. There 4s also a dispute over
the action of a part of the Northwest
ern company's employees at St. Cloud.
Officers of the company make public
today a resolution adopted by the St.
Cloud men on Sunday. The resolution
is as follows:
Resolved, That we, the undersigned,
employees of the Northwestern Telephone
Exchange company, being requested by
the. local unions of I E. W. Nos. 23
and 24, to recognize the action taken by
those locals in calling a strike against
the above company, hereby repudiate the
action of said locals as unconstitutional
and in direct violation of the by-laws and
constitution of said locals, and %that v,e
feel in no way bound by such action of
aid locals, and hereby declare our in
tention of retaining our present relations
with the Northwestern Telephone Ex
change company.
General officers of the company say
that while some of the St. Cloud men
walked out they are satisfied that the
majority will abide by the sentiment ex
pressed in the resolution.
In reply to this the strikers say that
the resolution was forced because of the
efficiency of the tieup and that they
are feeling encouraged. It is charged
that the assistant superintendent of the
company kidnapped a number of work
men arid forced the resolution in the
hope of discouraging the strikers.
Both sides in the iron molders and
coremakers' strike are waiting. The
strikers meet daily and are planning
active measures.
Shirts 10c, cuffs or collars lc, hdkfs.,
2c. The Palace Clothing House Laundrv.
H. Brozey a Victim of Alcoholism,
Says Coroner.
Brozey, 60 years old, was found
dead in bed at his boarding place, 86
Western avenue, early today.
Brozey had been on a protracted spree
and he came home feeling 11 1 last night
When a chambermaid went to make Tils
bed she found his dead body and notified
Coroner Kistler, who pronounced death
due to acute alcoholism. Brozey leaves
no family
Scarcity of Castings May Delay Sewer
Should the iron moulders' strike con
tinue for any length of time it will ham
per the sewer edpartment considerably,
as all'the special castings for se.wer con
struction are obtained in this city. Jtf.
present the department is well provided,
but the supply will be exhausted in about
a month If it is impossible to get any
!more castings by that time, on account of
the strike it will be necessary to sendv
the~wrk outside of the tiitjf. *#%d's# W
i a
aggregate road mileage of 75,000 miles the Northern Pacific, filed with the com-
and approximately $75,000,000 expend- mission. This is the traffic agreement
Railroad Officials Unable to Supply
Blanks in Contract Filed with State,
and Tell How Coal Rate Is Divided-
Grain and Livestock Rates Are Con-
sidered. Testimony in the Hastings cases be
fore the interstate commerce commis
sion was finished this afternoon in St.
Paul, and Commissioner Prouty ad
journed the hearing. The complainants
have thirty-days in which to file a brief,
and the Milwaukee attornevs ten davs
for a reply. Then, if either side desires
oral argument, they will be heard by
the whole commission at Washington.
Hastings was unable to prove directly
how the joint rate on coal from Duluth
to Hastings is divided between the Mil
waukee and the line from Duluth to
the twin cities. C. P. Staples of the
state railroad commission produced the
contract between the Milwaukee and
made with the two roads when the Nor
thern Pacific acquired the St. Paul &
Duluth. It provides for a division of
the grain and coal rates on the basis
of the two locals, as stated in the con
tract, but the copy filed with the com
mission has blanks where the figures
ought to be.
Vice President Hiland of the Mil
waukee had returned to Chicago, and
the two traffic officials present today
declared their ignorance of the con
tact' teims. They could not fill in
the blanks. The books of the company
might show, but the divisions made by
the accountants did not pass thru their
sistant general freight agents of the
complainants and worried /hard, but the ffw
irtormation was not elicited.
the complainants, then took the stand
and testified to the divisions made six|
Messrs Root and Jefferson, objected to
Loftus' testimony because it did not
piove anj'tliing as to the Northern Pa
cific, but Commissioner Prouty ruled it
was material.
Got Only 60 Cents.
Mr. Loftus testified that the St. Paul
& Duluth ordinarilygot 80 cents of
the thru rate on hard coal and 75 cents
on soft coal, but by competition from
Lake Michigan reductions irere made
necessary, and there were contracts by
which they only got 60 cents on ship
ments delivered to the Milwaukee and
the Minneapolis & St. Louis. That ba
sis obtained for two years to his knowl
edge. This 60-cent proportion applied
on shipments to Hastings, for which
$1.75 a ton was charged.
The traffic men declared this was
not material. The only question was
whether the joint rate was reasonable.
Mr. Pierpont refused to give any esti
mate as to what rate would be reason
able, but thought 60 cents w(puld not
be remunerative for, 1^0 mjles.
Commissioner r)
Dispute Among Railroad Men.
An amusing incident was the season
of trouble the Milwaukee officials had
with one of their own men, E. C. Mag
nor, joint agent at South St. Paul. He
testified that they frequently shipped
stock co Chicago jon the 25-'cent local
rate. To get the proportional rate,
shippers must show an expense bill in,
proving that the stock had originated
beyond. The shipper did not have to
prove that they were the same cattle.
This proportional rate is 20 cents, but
the witness said that shipments from
west of Aberdeen would take as low
as 14 cents for the balance of the thru
rate. This was disputed by Mr. Pier
pont, and a copy of the Milwaukee's
instructions to the agent was put in
evidence. They allowed nothing less
than the 20-cent proportional except on
western shipments with the original
waybills presented in less than twenty
four hours. This only permitted cat
tle to be unloaded to test the market,
and would not allow manipulation. The
witness admitted that he had not un
derstood this, and said he had only al
lowed two cars to go on this propor
tional rate since at South St. Paul.
Those were before he became agent, and
he was not 'sure they went over the
Milwaukee. After some discussion an
understanding was reached.
In closing the hearing Commissioner
Prouty referred briefly to the grain
rates. He said it was conceded that
because of its choice of the Duluth
route, Minneapolis was actually nearer
Chicago than Hastings is. Beyond ques
tion there is a discrimination, and
whether it is unjust* to Hastings is for
the commission to decide. The Soo's
action in protecting its intermediate
points would be looked into, and might
be material to this case.
Wo. experienced hotel hustlers, want n.an
ngement of either citv, conntrr or resort hotel
Man can take full charsp of office, dining,
ropm, kitchen or storeroom: wife housekeou
linen room, laundr
He Says Business Conditions Are Chao-
tec and that Professional Men and
Clerks Will Suffer MostCourage of
the People 13 Amazing.
Browned with exposure to the sun on
his western trip and glowing with
pleasure at being in Minneapolis again,
W. Y. Chute has returned from San
Francisco, where he represented
California relief fund committee.
system, were put on the stand by the sclutelv *aotie Only the
Minneapolis is a good town to ger
to." said Mr. Chute today.
place in the country, 1
ib the only
Mr. Chute assures those who contribu
ted to the fund that the money was
sent in the best possible channels and
that flour was the best possible staple
Jhev could have sent, as it was not per
"The people out there feel that Min
neapolis has done splendidly and San
Francisco is very grateful. They dis
play the most courage I ever saw and
1 heard no one complain at all.
"James D. Phelan, former mavor, had
all the iclief money in his hands and
all the flour, as vou know, passed under
the^ supervision of Edward T. Devine.
"There is no danger of exaggeration
of the conditions San Francisco, but
there is great exaggeration in regard to
the misappropriation of funds and the
overstepping of aatho-itv bv the sol
diers. Isolated cases were unavoidable,
but thev should not be mentioned under
the circumstances. What sa\ ed the dav
Prouty directed the
witness to find 'but wnaf'ditision was
made between ihe ^Northern Pacific and
Milwaukee on coal shipped to Afton bv
way of Stillwater, and to file it as part
of his testimony. It was admitted that
Stillwater gets the same rate as the
twin cities. Milwaukee-N. P. Contract.
The contract produced by Mr. Sta
ples has interesting features. There
are two articles, and the Milwaukee
may elect which it will work under. By
the first article the Northern Pacific is
to handle all shipments from Duluth to
the twin cities under the second, how
ever, the .Milwaukee may elect to run
its own trains over the old St. Paul &
Duluth line.
The grain rate was considered briefly.
Louis Medere of Hastings testified that
the rate to Michigan points used to be
the same from Hastings as from Min
neapolis, 15% cents, but that in Novem
ber, 1904. Hastings was raised to 20%
cents, the sum of the Minneapolis rate
and the Hastings local to Minneapolis.
H. E. Pierpont declared that it was
an oversight ever to have given the in
termediate points the same rate as Min
neapolis. The 15%-cent rate was
based on the 7%-cent proportional from
Minneapolis, and was forced by compe
tition of the Soo and water routes to
Michigan. The Milwaukee gets 7%
cents as a rule, but sometimes less.
G. S. Loftus declared that the Soo
made the same rate to its intermediate
points, and that this was done purpose
ly by the Milwaukee at the instance of
a Minneapolis man having interests at
Red Wing, and of G. E. Conn, then with
the Pere Marquette, but now general
freight agent of the Soo. Mr. Root of
the Milwaukee declared that the Soo's
grain shipments from local points were
too small to be material, and this Mr.
Loftus disputed.
& Duluth. The Milwaukee attorneys, I taken care of, but the middle class will I wei $9,144.35 the disl
looking after
(dSk \iuetlealis.y gob ajneaiunee can
"make good." Address 0293, Journal.
Defective Page
Miv g, 1006.^
and a
George S. Lottus, who is assisting c^sese]erks composed of the professional i tiont by officers and committee'affairs
Bartram Is Again Grand Chancellor
for San Francisco was the immediate I &
hands. E. Pierpont of Chicago and "Almost everything is chaotic in San "11 Minneapolisi M. A David Fish-
J. T. Conley of Minneapolis, both M-\*}**.
presence of the soldiers Minneapolis G. M. E., Charles lar-
Tne relief woik is system- Montevideo G. I. G.,G
J^d but business conditions are ab- \&: A bert Lea O- Williamh
and Mrs. Laura Kavanaugh Is Agai:.
Grand ChiefFred Wheaton's Salary
Raised by Unanimous Consent of the
Grand Lodge.
Today sees the close of one of the
most profitable and pleasant conven
tions of the Knights of Pythias grand
lodge of Minnesota. For two days
delegates from the twin city lodges and
I 250 visitors from other lodges thruout
the state have been in session at Elks
hall. In addition to the business ses
sions there have been social gatherings
of different sorts that added pleasure
to the convention gathering.
The sessions today were taken up
with the routine business of the order.
The salary of Fred E. Wheaton, grand
keeper of the locerds and seal, was
raised $300 a vear without opposition.
"eh, people know where Gaugesu,lbieepya i,ye.
financially, but the I All reports presented to the conven-
anr' others don't know mos flourishing condition of
to do, and will not for some time1
years ago, when he was i chief clerk in I to come. Laboring men can get the cash on hand on Dec. 31, 1904, was
ihe freight department of the St. Paul I
good wages and thpi fnmilieswork are $1,375.65 the receipts, during the vea
hfve the hardest kind of work for, ing the year were 48.572.71. and the
years." monev on hand Dec. 31, 1905, was $1,-
When Mr. Chute was osked whether 947.29.
he_ could get all he wanted to eat he Last night the O. K. K. initiated
said that one could not see all the suf- a large class and held an elaborate cere
tering he witnessed in San Francisco I momal followed by A banquet and spe-
and other_ cities on the coast and keep cial performance at midnight at the
up an appetite. Unique theater. This evening Unity McCabe presiding
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Rathbone Sisters.
Mrs. Laura Kavanaugh, grand chief
of the grand temple Rathbone Sisters
was elected to succeed herself, for her
third term. The election took place
this morning iij, the A. O. U. W. hall,
and Mrs. Kavanaugh was chosen by a
large lead, defeating Mrs. Lucy Purdy
of Duluth and Mrs. A. H. Baldwin of
fiedwood Falls. Mrs. Lucy Purdy was
elected grand seidor of the grand tem
ple and Mrs. Minnie McAllister of Min
neapolis, grand .iunior. The election of
the remaining officers closed the busi
ness of tl'e temple this afternoon and
before adjourning the officers were in
stalled. North Star Temple, assisted
by staff of Weaver Temple No. 1 of
Minneapolis, exemplified the public in
stallation services, which were attended
bv a great number of the Rathbone Sif
ters from A\\ over the state.
By W. W. Jermane.
Washington, May 9.Harrv Randall
of Minneapolis reached Washington ves
terday, an his way home from Norway,
where Th Journal's readers have
kept track of his doings. He called at
the White House for the purpose of
presenting to President Roosevelt a
handsome silver medal, made expressly
to commemorate the visit of the Nor
wegian Students' Singing soeietv to
name of the society and the presi
dent adopte it with many words of
pted it with many
This mo* ning* Mr. Randall started for
Chicago, and he will be in Minneapolis
about Saturday. He is carrying med
als similar to that given the president,
to be presented on behalf of the stu
dent to Professo Willia
Fre E Wheatons
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Mr. Randall also has one of the med
als for himself and for some half dozen
persons in St. Paul.
Methodists of Northern Minnesota to
Meet Oct. 3 in Mmneapo'is.
Dates for the Minnesota conferences
were fixed by a meeting of bishops at
E\anston. Ill yestrrdaj The northsra
Minnesota conference, of ^hich Minneap
olis is the leadms citj, will meet Oct.
3 at Kennepin A\enue E church.
Bishop Luther W Ison will oresids.
Bishop Wilson is from Chattanooga,
fenn and is president of the national
Anti-Saloon "league. The Minnesota con
ference will meet St Paul on the
same date with Bishop (Chaplain) C.
M. J.
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