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City News
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ili** The Predictions. r"-
JMinnesotaFair and cooler, tonight,
recede by showers in east portion
fresh northwest winds.
Upper MichiganShowers tonight
and Sunday, cooler tonight in central
and east portions, fresh northeast
shifting to northwest winds with occa
sional- thundersqualls.
anWisconsinThundershowers probably Sunday, variabletonight winds
I becoming fresh northwest.
I IowaShowers and cooler tonight
I Sunday fair.
North and South DakotaFair and
cooler tonight Sunday fair.
MontanaFair tonight and Sunday
not much change in temperature.
I Weather Conditions.
I The low pressure area that extended
fr from South Dakota northward yester
day morning now overlies the upper
Mississippi valley, having caused rain
I in western Wisconsin, Minnesota, east
era North and South Dakota, lowa
Kansas and Missouri. Earns have also
i occurred at scattered points along the
Atlantic coast and in portions of the
southwest. The pressure has risen con
siderably in the Rock mountain dis
tricts, causing fair weather and lower
temperatures in that region, and also
in the upper Missouri valley. air
weather may be expected Sunday and
late tonight in this vicinity, as the high
pressure area advances eastward, and
lower temperatures this afternoon and
tonight, which, mixing with the damp
air siurounding the low pressure area,
will cause showers to continue into to
night Charles A. Hyle,
Temporarily in Charge.
Weather Now and Then.
Today, maximum 69, minimum 64 de
grees a year ago, maximum 74, mini
mum 62.
Nantz Has Filed.Frank P.. Nantz
filed today as a candidate for judge of
probate on the republican ticket.
Blames the Elevator.Mrs. Mary E.
Benick has brought suit for $25,000
against John E. Andrus for injuries al
leged to have been received in an.ele
vator in the Andrus building in 1901.
Hermion Lodge to Confer Degree
Hermion Lodge, No. 18. Knights of Py
thias will confer the first rank on a
large class at their Castle hall in Ma
sonic Temple. Monday evening. Out
of city members are especially invited.
Sneak Thieves Reap.Sneak thieves
went thru a rooming house at 248
Fourth avenue S last night and ob
tained several articles of clothing. C.
A. McG-ulpin was robbed of a pair of
shoes and clothing and a new coat was
tolen from Peter Baker.
Accused of Cruelty.Lewis Roach
was arraigned police court today on
a charge of cruelty to animals. The
warrant was sworn out by the Humane
society. It is alleged that Roach left
his horses in a vacant lot near Thir
teenth avenue S and Fourth street for
several days without water. He will
be tried Monday.
Work of the "Army."Captain
Richard Stretton of the headquarters
Staff of the Salvation Army will speak
to the Epworth League of the Simp
son M. E. church tomorrow night on
"The Work of the Salvation Army in
Minneapolis." This talk is one of a
series on local charities which have
been incorporated into the program of
the society.
Trampled On by Horse.Jacob Lyl
lianvelt, a horsedealer, was painfully
iniured in the Milwaukee railroad yards
today while taking a horse from a box
oar. He was leading the horse out of
the car when the animal reared, throw
ing him from the platform in front of
another horse. He was trampled and
badly bruised, but was able to go home
after his injuries were treated at the
city hospital.
Martin Must Take Money.Judge
John Day Smith of the district court
has conditionally granted a new trial
in the case of Eben F. Martin against
the Great Western and the Soo rail
roads for alleged personal injury. Mar
tin secured a verdict of $15,000, and
a new trial was asked bv the railroads.
If Martin will accept $12,000 within ten
days, the verdict will stand. If he re
fuses and demands the full $15,000, a.
new trial will be granted.
July 26 at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. B. R. J. Thaxter, 2949 iVemont
avenue N. Mrs. Comer was born in
Chester, England, in^l816 and came to
this country with her "husband and
children sixty years ago. The inter
ment will be at Taylors Falls, which
was the home of the family until the
death of Mr. Comer in 1897, and where
her son, W. W. Comer, still lives.
wife of H. B. Stowe, 406 Fourth street
SB, died yesterday, after an illness of
twenty-four ho rs. Mrs. Stowe was
the daughter oi John Rourke, an old
settler, and has lived in Minneapolis
all her life, thirty-six years. Her moth
er, her husband and a 6-year-old boy
survive her.
It is now more than a year elnca the street
railway company extended Its Hue beyond the
Lake Harriet loop and laid eleven blocks of
track within the city limits. Last night the
city council granted permission to the street
railway company to lay tracks across the
streets. According to law the company cannot
lay a foot of track without securing -the con-'
sent of the council, but the company some
times acta first and consults the aldermen after
ward. None of the aldermen were ^surprised
or resentful when they learned that the com
pany had not observed the legal formality of
securing permission from the council, andLthe
resolution was adopted without dissent.
Four Who Seek Park Board
Gain Approval.
WOR OF fill
i Hi-H^'fiuiM
Unusual Calls for Relief, and the Great
er Demand on the Public Purse for
Contributions to Other Purposes,
Makes the Problem a Puzzling One.
With demands for relief coming iu.at
the rate of seventy-five a week, and ,with
twenty-five families dependent ujxon
them for their sustenance* the Aefee*
ciated Charities is financially exhausted.'.
Not a cent remains in the visiting
nurse, anti-tuberculosis or general funds
and the June bills are unpaid.
This announcement was made today
by Edwin D. Solenberger, the general
manager. The financial committee, con
sisting of John B. Van Derhp, Charles
S. PiDsbury, Henry L. Moore, Joseph
E. Kingman, George C. Christian,
George A. Brackett and Benjamin
Woodworth, will meet early next week
to consider the situation and issue an
appeal for money with which to carry
on the work.
Two causes have combined to re
duce the association to these straits,"
said Mr. Solenberger today. "One is
the unusual demand for assistance this
summer and the other the numerous
demands made upon our regular con
Many Oasea to Care For.
Sickness has been prevalent, and we
have had many cases to look after.
Already the number of families dealt
with this month number more than 300.
Of these, there are twenty-five in which
there is no able-bodied man, which have
to receive oontinuous relief. The de
mand for laborers in the harvest fields,
which offers relief to some classes of
the poor, is of no help here. We have
not had a single able-bodied man in
our office for three months. Those un
der our care are not able to work and
cannot share in the general prosperity.
"On the other hand, those who con
tribute to us have been heavily taxed
for other worthy enterprises. The San
Francisco relief fund, the G. A. R. fund
and the building of several new church
es have cut heavily into our revenue.
The people of Minneapolis are as gen
erous as ever, and that is saying much,
but they have been called on to con
tribute more than ever.
Few Contributors.
"Unfortunately, our list of sub
scribers is not large. Those who con
tribute are liberal but they are nu
merically weak. We must take steps
at once to enlarge our subscription list,
for it is impossible to make repeated
appeals to the same persons. This is
the problem which the finance commit
tee will take up at its meeting next
week. The result ofthis meeting prob
ably will be an appeal for funds. Sum
mer is a poor time in which to raise
money, as the popular impression is
that the poor do not need much care
when the weather is warm and work is
Warm weather and work are no aid
to the sick, crippled and aged. It is
these people who have exhausted our
resources, and unless something is done
at once, they will be the ones to suf-
.__ pi
board ticket were Indorsed at a meeting- of dele
gates from seven Improvement associations held
(esterday. A
joint committee of repree&rita
Ives from the Lake of the Isles, Linden HIIIB,
Bhadyslde, Calhoun and Oak Park associations
and the North and South Side Commercial olub*
met and discussed candidates to be given the
support of the improvement organisations repre
sented, and Indorsed Matt Wltuch, B. Henry,
M. O. Nelson and J. W. Penberthy, The Shady
side delegation did not formally concur in the
action or the meeting, which was otherwise
The northwestern Bible conference
concluded its first week's session last
evening with a sermon by Dr. Dixon
on "The Ethics of the Atonement."
The entire torogram yesterday was given
to that subject. In the afternoon at
3, Dr. Campbell of Cambridge, Mass.,
spoke on "Isaiah's Vision.'' Follow
ing him. Rev. Joseph Hogg spoke on
"The Bcripturalness of the Atone-
ment." In the evening preceding Dr.
Dixon. Dr. Stanley B. Roberts gave an
exposition of "The Gospel According
Today wis: recreation
those in attendance
visit Minnetonka, and some of them
visited the Baptist assembly at Mound
in the afternoon.
but in the afternoon at 3, David.
Bell, president of the board of direc
tors of the Bible training school, will
speak on "Evidences of Providential
Leading in the Bible Training School.''
Following him. Dr. A. J. Frost, dean of
the school, will give an exposition of
the Points of emphasis in the Work of
the School." Dr. Oliver C. Morse of
New York city has telegraphed his in
ability to come, and in his stead W. B.
Rileyt superintendent of the school, will
Speak on "Higher CriticismHaft It
Helpedt" In the evening, followinff
the young people's meeting, Dr. A, C.
Dixon of Boston will deliver his final
address. His theme will be "Heaven
on Earth."
The program for next week is looked
forward to with interest, especially on
account of the coming of Dr. John
Urquhart of Scotland, the preacher and
author. Dr. Urquhart's first appear
ance will be Monday evening, and his
theme will be "The Scientific Accur
acy of the Sacred Scriptures.'' He will
deliver three or four addresses in con
nection with the conference.
Dr. George Soltau of England will
also arrive on Monday,, and will speak
the remaining days or the week, in
cluding Friday. Norman H. Camp of
the Moosdy Bible Institute, ChicagO|is
among the speakers of next week. He
will appear on the program on Thurs
day and Friday at 16:15 each day, Dr.
John Robertson is ill, and it is hardly
to be expected that he will fill his place
on the program. Other speakers will be
provided his stead.
In spite of the many rains, the on
ference has exceeded in attendance the
first week of a year ago.
You can depend on the Sterling piano. No matter -whether they are used
24 hours daily or not. You can't wear them out. The remarkable dura-
bility of these sweet-toned favorites is acknowledged by all.. We sell
them for cash or monthly installments of $8.
Representatives for the KnabevAngelus Piano,.
Charles Bornlck, at one time business man
ager of the St Paul Dispatch, and ra^re re
cently connected in a similar way with the
San Francisco Chronicle, has been placed in
full charge of the San Francisco Call. Mr.
Hornlck id very hopeful as to the future of San
Francisco, it seems strange, _,but he wars th
Call Is now carrying mor$ advertising than it
did a year ago, and that of' the vapprostmately
500,000 people there before the,' fire, "there are
nearly four hundred thousand Wit. Building
is going on at a rapid tsrte andjthe people are
MEETING SURPASSES" EXPEOTA-i J. M. Hazen, a resident survivor of
the Second Minnesota cavalry, has ar
ranged for a reunion of his regiment
to be held on the evening of Wednes
day, Aug. 15, at his residence, 1512 Park
Vermonters Will Meet.
took th tia to
There will be no services tomorrow planned to have a summer outing at
morning, owing to the indisposition to Minnetonka. The Vermont visitors
clash with the work of the churches,
36 8th St. S.
Cor. Nicollet
Success of Encampment Depends
How Well Citizens in General Treat
Visittors, Says Wallace G. NyeNo
One Committee Can. Supply Every-
thingAll Should Decorate.
The real success of the Grand Army
encampment depends on the attitude
df the citizens of Minneapolis toward
encampment week visitors while they
are in the city. This is the statement
of Wallace G. Nye, who, as secretary of
the public affairs committee of the Com
mercial club, is probably better in
formed in regard to encampment affairs
than any other man in Minneapolis.
In discussing the coming encampment
Mr. Nye said:
"Citizens of Minneapolis must real
ize that the real success of the encamp
ment is in their hands and not in the
hands of any committee or organiza
tion. The committee has arranged
meeting places, accommodations, pro
grams, and other routine matters, but
the greatest satisfaction to the visitors
will come from the patriotic sentiment
shown by the people. We must be
courteous, give information when it is
wanted and decorate our houses and
places of business. Nothing counts so
much as the way the general public
treats the veterans and the effcampment
will not be a success unless the general
public realizes this fact.
Some Patriotic Duties.
"The tender of rooms for.use during
the encampment is another patriotic
duty. We hope that people are not
renting rooms for the money they will
get from the transaction. Booms should
be tendered with the ide aof accom
be tendered with the idea of accom
ter of civic pride. The city must be in
shape to say: 'Here are good, com
fortable quarters at reasonable rates.
Take them if you want them.'
W. H. Bendell, who has just returned
from a visit to the convention of the
Elks in Denver, is enthusiastic over the
welcome extended to the visitors. He
was particularly impressed with the
way in which nouses and stores were
decorated, and he is of the opinion that
Minneapolis will have to hurry to dec
orate the city as it should be decorated
for the veterans.
Costly or elaborate decorations are
not necessary according to members of
the decorating committee, but every
resident in Minneapolis will be expected
to fly the flag from his residence or
place of business all thru encampment
Call for Commissary.
A circular letter will probable be
issued next week to restaurant and pro
vision men calling their attention to
the nearness of encampment week and
the necessity of making adequate prep
arations for taking care of the hungry
visitors. The committee will encourage
Organizations or individuals wishing to
maintain temporary restaurants during
the week, and it is hoped that enough
eating places will be established in ad
dition to the regular restaurants to care
for all visitors.
Arrangements have been made for a
campfire of colored veterans to be held
at McKinley hall. Western avenue and
Ninth street on Thursday evening, Aug.
16. The committee will also arrange
for headquarters for the colored veter
ans thruout the encampment.
Members of the Vermont association
are. making elaborate plans for the
gathering of the clans from the Green
mountain state encampment week. A
representative of the local association
will be at the Vermont headquarters in
the Nicollet hotel thruout the encamp
ment, prepared to assist the visitors in
securing suitable accommodations.
There will be a reception for Vermont
people in the Hotel Nicollet' on Tuesday
evening, Aug. 14, and members ^bf the
local association will attend as the
guest of the department of Vermont
Woman's Relief Corps. On Fridav af
ternoon of encampment week it is
will be the guests of the local associa
tion at this outing.
Dr. Theron H. Bly, under sentence for
causing the death of Hilda Rosen of
Two Harbors, Minn., by the perform
ance of a criminal operation, is a pris
oner in the Hennepin county jail and in
a few days will be taken to Stillwater
to begin serving a three-year and six-
mi-fur raw
Ordinarily a Dull Month, July of 1906
Shows Up with Phenomenal Total
and the Two Good Days to Come Are
Expected to Swell the Totals.
Minneapolis will have a phenomenal
building record for the month of July.
Ordinarily July is a dull month the
months sentence. Dr. Bly was arrested there will be an opportunity on Aug. 10
yesterday afternoon and turned oVer to for attorneys to make final arguments
the sheriff. Sheriff Dreger will prob
ably take the prisoner to Stillwater
Monday. Dr. Bly has asked a day or
two in which to close up some business
affairs and to consult his attorneys.
Tho the action of the supreme court
yesterday is final, an attempt will prob
ably be made to reopen the case before
the supreme court. Today Dr. Bly
said: "My attorney has not yet re
ceived a copy of the opinion of the
supreme court upholding the lower
court, nor have 1 learned more than
is in the newspapers. We will ask
that the case be reargued before the
supreme court. I have nothing to say.
As jails go, this seems to be all right,
and I certainly have nothing to say
of the treatment. I have nothing to
say of my case."
The prisoner is making a strong ef
fort at appearing cheerful and hope
ful, but he is evidently worried and not
at all pleased with the prospect of three
and a half years in the gray walls of
the penitentiary. I have not yet se
lected my Stillwater quarters,"
he with a grim smile.
The annual summer picnic of the Minneap
olis real estate board was held today. The
members of the board, nearly 100 strong, left
the street railway station at Sixth and Hen
nepin at 2 o'clock for Deephaven. At that
point a Steamer was taken for a tour of both
The party wiU return to the Tonka' Bay
hotel at 6 p.m. where an Informal luncheon
will be served. Several interesting speakers
are down on the list for addresses- on topics
pertinent to the development of Minneapolis.
Among them are Thomas Cochran, president
of the Northwestern Investment company" of
St. Paul, a, veteran real estate man, who will
speak at the commercial union of the two
William Shakspere has ."fust'"died at
Stratford-on-Avon. He was 75 years
old. and it is not known that he ever
put pen to paper, in the way of writing
of building ventures,
ut the month is one of the
best in the history of the city.
The permits up to last night ag
gregated $1,541,385 with two good days
to hear from. Such records at this time
of year are wholly unprecedented and
the building inspectors' force is more
than dazed with the amount of new
work piled upon them.
An indication of what the record
means is shown by the fact that the
biggest previous July was in 1890 when
the total permits were $898,000.
The total cost of new buildings for
the first seven months of the vear will
aggregate more than $5,700,000.
State Forestry Commission Would Have
Newly Elected Members of Minne
sota Legislature Bound to Aid in
Reserve Work, to Preserve Pine and
Other Trees.
General C. C. Andrews, Minnesota
forestry commissioner, asks that mem
bers of the next legislature be pledged
to forestry. He says:
"About all of the original pine in
Minnesota will be cut in the next ten
years, after which we shall be depend
ent for lumber on the Pacific coast.
While, if fires are prevented, the great
er part of cut-over pine land becomes
naturally reforested with various kinds
of trees, yet ogly about 20 per cent of
it becomes naturally well stocked with
pine. Nature must be aided by plant
"'A large part of our pine lands,
especially where pine was mixed with
hardwood, will be used for agriculture
but there are in scattered localities
8,000,000 acres of rocky, hilly or sandy
hind which should be devoted to for
estry. On such waste land it requires,
on an average, about eighty years for
pine to grow to merchantable size.
Some of this land still belongs to the
United States, but would probably be
ranted to the state by congress for
if our people made an earnest
request. The rest ia owned by private
from whom it probably could
purchased at a low price.
"The state now owns 21,000 acres of
forest-reserve land and no more, of
which 20,000 acres were donated by
congress and 1,000 acres by the late
John S. Pillsbury.%. This, if properly
developed, would, for our great state,
be but a small beginning forestry.
The forestry board wants to plant a
portion of -this iand-i with pine and
spruce, and .also "flints to make some
roads thereon* bu$ has appealed in
vain to the legislature for the necessary
Of course the people can "continue
to put off this matter. They "can leave
to a future generation the honor or do*,
ing for forestry what ought to bV!
now. 7S
The state of New York now owns*
1,500,000 acres ot' forest reserves^&4d
yearly increases the area. PennSylt
vania owns 750,000 acres of forejSt re
serves, annually elipends $300,00'0!i
their increase and" expects ultimately
to have 6,000,000 acres of such reserves.
Michigan and Wisconsin each owns
more xorest reserve land than Minne
"'Whether Minnesota shall stand,still
or go forward in this matter depends
upon the legislature. If the .people
will have their candidtes for the/legis
lature pledged to .vote money to prop
erly develop the state's present forest
reserve lands and to increase their area,
progress in forestry can be made/*
The state railroad and warehouse
commission will begin Monday the final
hearing in the railroad merchandise
rate matter, and continue the hearing
from day to day until all the evidence
that persons have to present has been
secured. Following these hearings
before the commission. 0. A. Sever
ence will make the'arguments for the
"We have between 500 and 600
typewritten pages of testimony," said
ITS. B. Mills of the ^commission to
Journal today. This is all the
testimony received up to date. With
it are exhibits which exceed in volume
the amount of testimony. I think
every member of the commission has
so far personally reviewed all this mass
of evidence and personally digested it.
Just as soon as the final arguments are
made the commission proposes to go
right to work at the evidence in con
sultation and close the case as soon as
possible. It is impossible to say, how
ever, how long it will take. The sub
ject is a weighty one and the testimony
unusually extensive. The commission
has as yet come to no conclusions on
any point.N
"Some time ago we submitted to the
railroads what we were willing to ac
cept in the way of revised merchandise
rates, but the railroads were not satis
fied and so we have gone on with the
hearings. The result is that we now
have much more information than we
had before when we laid our proposition
before the railroads."
There are under arrest in Paris
eight men who formed ta society for
swindling accident insurance compa
nies. All were insured "in different com
panies and took turns at being knocked
down and injured jby carriages, carts
and streetcars'. Two or th%ee, members
of the society were always present so
that they might gijfo evidence of the
reality of the accident. The men l^ave
confessed that they each made $6,000
out of the companies during the last
two years. ^tJW
The palace of the klh of Siam is
surrounded by Jtfgh white wajjs rwhich
art a mile in clr%imference.^ Within
them are contained temples, public 6f-
fices, seraglios, stables for the sacred
elephants, accommodation for 1,000
troops, cavalry, -artillery, war ele
phants, an arsenal and a theater*
Dr. Philip Mueller Takes Exception to
Tax Boost, as Do Two Other Peti
tioners, and the Line Is So Long the
Board Can't Adjourn.
Thomas H. Shevlin is not a resident
of Minneapolis, and has not been since
June, 1905. This fact was made known
at a meeting of the board of equaliza
tion today in an affidavit by Mr. Shev
lin, accompanying an application for a
cancellation or a personal property as
sessment. His permanent residence is
at Orono, Lake Minnetonka, and the
residence at 129 ,Oak Grove street is oc
cupied only for brief periods 'in the
spring and fall. Mr. Shevlin's assess
ment is placed at $214,000 and he asks
that the entire amount be canceled, as,
he pays personal taxes at Orono. The
matter, with many others, was taken
under advisement.
Dr. Philip Mueller took exception to
having his personal property valuation
raised from $230 to $1,395 in one year
and avowed that such action was un
just. He would stand an assessment of
$1,000, however.
Charles E. Van Barneveld, formerly of
Southeast Minneapolis, but no longer a
resident of this city, writes from Ocean
Park that he has no property assessable
as credits and moreover was not, on
May 1, a resident of this city.
S. C. Tooker & Co., a corporation, in
its statement gave the paid up capital
at $15,000, but represented that it was
actually worth only $1,648.
The Doard had expected to adjourn
today, but the line of citizens who wish
to discuss matters of assessment is still
undiminished. Hence it will remain in
session at least another week, and two,
if necessary. It may be that the
board will De obliged to meet right up
to the last day of grace, which will be
Aug. 14.
Northern Minnesota, the Dakotas and
Manitoba are today the happy hunting
grounds of the "one night stand" the
atrical troupe, according to H. E. Nich
olas, manager of the "Slave Girl" com
pany, now lying over at the National.
Other sections of the country are not
in it.
"You can talk all you please about
the joys of running a stock company or
traveling with a big show," said Mr.
Nicholas. "Give me a good, clean
melodrama, a competent company, and
some special scenery and turn me loose
in the northwest. Of course the life is
hard. Long night trips by freight
train, drives thru blizzards and lit
tle sleep. But it is worth while.
"The people in these little towns are
just longing to see a good show, and
they have the money to pay for it. If
you treat them fairly, put on some
thing which is lean and entertaining
and carry a good company, there is
nothing they won't do for you. Aside
from the money in it, it is worth while
just for the pleasure you can bring to
these little prairie towns and for the
kind treatment you receive.
"Up in the Black Hills last winter
we had to drive thirty-five miles thru
a blizzard 'to make out nexfc stand We
fioundCred thru the drifts an"dvdi.
get there till 9:45 p.m. The audience
was waiting for us, and waited an hour
longer for us to thaw out, eat and
dress- Then it sat thru the play and
applauded every line. That is the sort
of appreciation which feels good.
^Tnis is certainly the road-show dis
trict of the United States. Every lit
tle town is hustling to get some sort of
-an opera house so that it can have more
plays, and better ones. Patronage is
liberal, better than in any other section
of the country."
The largest insect in the world is
probably A grasshopper found in the
Karoo' desert in South Africa. It has
a ten-inch spread of wing.
Special to Th Journal.
Walker, Minn., July 28.No one ap-
It is now possible for everyone to have healthy and
rich looking hair, by using Newbro's Herpicide, the
ORIGINAL remedy that "kills the dandruff germ."
The presence of the dandruff germ in the scalp causes first, dull, brit-
tle and lusterless hair, with later, dandruff, itching scalp and falling hair.
All of these disagreeable symptoms will disappear, and the hair grow
as nature intended, if the dandruff germ is destroyed and kept out of
the scalp. Pon't wait for chronic baldness for it is incurable.
FOB HOT WEATHBBOn account of its antiseptic and purifying
action, Herpicide is an absolute necessity during the summer months.
Dried sebaceous matter, perspiration and other impurities thrown out by
the sweat glands clog up the pores of the scalp and offer an inviting
field for microbic development. Herpicide opens the pores of the scalp
and keeps it clean, pure and wholesome. It relieves Prickly Heat and
stops itching of the scalp almost instantly.,
I cannot speak too highly of Newbro's Herpicide, It keeps
my hair and scalp in excellent condition."
Omaha, Neb.
A 4 Vt .MC4AMA cJiP^
better than Mr. Cole, repub
candidate for governor, the ad
vantages derived from -judicious adver
tising of state resources and opportuni
ties. Among those things making for
state development for which he stands,
and which he will emphasize during his
campaign, effective and well-planned
effort to induce immigration into the
state will be among the most impor
tant and the most emphasized. Speak
ing of the greater enterprise or the
Pacific coast states in this particular,
Mr. Cole said today:
What California Has Done.
"In the past twenty years Califor
nia and the Pacific coast states have
probably received more generous and
systematic advertising than any partf
of the United Statesperhaps of the
entire world. The effects of that ad
vertising are striking. During a large
part of that time that section has been
so congested with laboring men that
it has been always difficult, and often
impossible, to secure employment. Many
a laboring man has wasted there all
the money he had saved in vainly seek
ing employementj and finally started
back home penniless. All this time
there has been in Minnesota an unsup
plied demand for farm help at remuner
ative wages.
In every movement to a new coun
try the laboring men are the first to go.
The next to leave are men who rent
farms: the last these who have to sell
their belongings before they can take
their departure. Not only farmers and
farm laborers, but men from every walk
in life and every calling have been in
duced to take up their residence in the
coast states. It is not only that we
have lost large numbers of our citizens,
but hundreds of thousands if not mill
ions of dollars worth of taxable proper
ty has been taken from Minnesota to
the Pacific slope. The same thing is
true of almost every state in the union,
and of many European countries whose
people have gone to swell the popula
tion beyond the Rockies.
Advertising Has Paid.
"Who shall say that there has not
been an ample return for all the adver
tising of that country, for every effort
put forth and every dollar expended in
exploiting its resources. Not only have
the terminal and coast cities been bene
fited, but every inland city and vil
lage, as well as every piece of real
estate, whether town lot or farm land,
thruout the entire region, has likewise
received beneficial results. It may
very well be asked now whether the
time has not arrived when Minnesota
should awaken to the
of the benefits to be derived by
increasing our population. While
these benefits may be felt in a
L. Cole Shows How Minnesota Could Reap Rich
Benefits at a Ridiculously Low Expense
Per Capita.
Be Entries for Efficiency Test Must
According to Regulation.
Printed entry blanks and regulations for the
gasolene efficiency test to be held by the Min
neapolis Automobile club next Saturday are now
ready and can be obtained at the club rooms in
the Placa. Early entries are urged by the con
test committee as there are many details to be
arranged in connection with the race.
The rules gorerning the contest will be fully
explained at a meeting of the club, to be held
some eTenlng early next week. As the rules
are complicated and the violation of any of them
means disqualification, the committee urges that
all entrants gire them their earnest attention.
The same oare is urged upon those who are to
act as observers. All dubious points will be ex
plained at the meeting next week.
10c in stamps to Herpicide Co.,
A 1/rUgi OlOreS Dept. N., Detroit, Mich., for sample.
For Sole at All Drug Stores.
("Minneapolis ft St. Paul," "Como-Harrlet. "Como-Hopklns," or "SslbyLaka")
One of America's Finest Trolley Tripml Fare Each Way 20 Cents
one-third of its value, the increased tax
for advertising on $1,000 worth of prop
erty, instead) of being 3 cents would be
less than 1 cent. Is there a doubting
Thomas in the state who thinks that
the general benefits to come to each
$1,000 worth of property will not be
1 cent many times overt As much or
more benefit will come from the general
agitation incident to an effort to secure
immigration as comes from the actual
money invested by the state. The gen
eral benefits to the state last year as a
result of the enactment of the immigra
tion law, cannot be measured by tha
$7,500 invested in advertising its ua
occupied lands. That great benefits
came to Minnesota certainly no man
can successfully deny. The school and
university funds alone received from
$125,000 to $150,000 more from the state
lands sold during the past year, than
they would have received from the
same land had they been sold without
the enactment of the law in question.
Not only was the state benefited by this
increase in the price of its land, but
there was a vast amount of private real
estate sold to men who came here from
other states with the intention of set
tling upon their purchases.
All Pulled Together.
"Nearly every interest in the state
contributed to the success of the en
terprise. The railroads furnished free
transportation to the editors of farm
papers from onr own and other states,
to twin city newspaper men, and to the
representatives of many of our country
papers. They took up the work of ad
vertising as it had never been done be-
fore.^ Local boards of trade procured
maps showing the location of state lands
in their respective localities, and their
relation to schoolhouses, villages, rail
road stations, lakes and rivers, and
gave them general circulation every
where. Editors of agricultural and oth
er journals, who took advantage of this
free excursion, went home to write
column after column, week after week,
praising the country they had visited.
Had the state paid for all the free
advertising it received, from which
there can be no doubt substantial ben
efits resulted, it would have cost many
times the $7,500 invested under the im
migration iaw. Barely ever has a com
monwealth realized so signally such a
large measure of profit as did the state
of Minnesota from th3t slight invest
ment. It cost the newspapers and pe
riodicals which gave the free adver
tising substantially nothing.
BoostDon't Knock.
Grumbling and fault finding against
natural conditions should be condemned
everywhere. Epecially is this true in a
state possessing such marvelous oppor
importance tunities and advantages as does the
state of Minnesota. Few things are
more harmful than a citizen who is
preaching discouragement aiid
larger measure in some localities than thereby influencing prospective settlers
in others there is not a section of the} to take their residence elsewhere. While
state in which the advantage of in- other localities have found advertising
creased immigration will not repay
many fold the amount expended in ad
Individual Cost Low.
"We have in this state more than
$900,000,000 of assessed valuation. If
the state of Minnesota were to expend
annually $25,000 in advertising our
state's resources, the tax on a farm or
a stock of merchandise assessed at
$1,000 would be less than 3 centsless
than two postage stamps. As property
in this state is assessed for only about
exceedingly profitable, there is prob
ably no state in the union so favorably
located to realize the large measure
of benefits frorn^ proper and systematic
advertising as is the state of Minne
sota. Nearly all the homeseekers who
are disposed to visit North Dakota or
the Canadian northwest have to pass
our threshhold and go nearly the entire
length of the state. Let us awaken
from our Bip Van Winkle sleep, and let
the world know of the golden oppor
tunities for homebultders which every
where surround us."
(Uncle Sam Will Move to 2921 Lyndale
Aug. 1.
The new Lyndale sub station of the Minne
apolis, postofflce, at 2021 Lndal avenue S,
will be opened Aug. 1. Thi office was to
have been opened July 1, but owing to delay In
the construction of the building which it "VR*
to occupy, the opening had to be postponed.
The Lyndale station will combine the busi
ness of Station D. located at 3041 Xleollet
avenue, and Station E located at 2426 Lyndale
avenue 8 The money order regKtrv and
stamp business done by Station wlU be con
tinued bv Station No. 1. in Levy's drus store,
at Nicollet and Thirty first street. Station No.
84, located in the old Station E quarters, will
do a similar service for the people- now depen
dent on Station B.
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