natural that the conservatives, whose
persistent poliey of checking Irish
aspirations is at last being overturned,
should resent the statement attributed
AS a matter of fact, however, the
Canadian minister was misreported. He
Is too astute and experienced a states
man to have been guiltv of such an in
discretion. What he did say was that
Canadians thoroly believed in the prin
ciple of home rule which was an ob
vious enough truism. If there is one
thing that is dear to the heart of every
Canadian it is his birthright of self
government. So far as Ireland is con
cerned, most Canadians are frankly
puzzled to know iust whv home rule has
not been conceded long aco- why it
would not be just as successful and sat
isfactory from an imperial point of view
in Ireland as it has been in Canada or
Australia. But as the London news
papers say it is none of Canada's
business, a Canadians are just now
too preoccupied with the tremendous
problems of agricultural, industrial and
transportation expansion to worry their
heads over transatlantic questions.
The Interprovincial Conference.
Interviewed since their return to their
respective capitals, the provincial pre
miers, with the single exception of Mr.
McBridge of British Columbia, have
British Interest in Canadian Affairs.
An interesting controversy has been
In progress between Canadian and Eng
lish newspapers as to the degree of in
terest taken by Englishmen in Canada's
resources and development. The con
troversy grow out of a statement made
by Hon. Mortimer Clark, lieutenant gov
ernor of Ontario, on his return from a
recent visit to England, that the Brit
ish people were too preoccupied with
their own insular affairs to give much
thought to the growth of their greatest
colony. One of the London weeklies
has been sufficiently interested to can
vass the situation with the following
result: In a period.' of ten days 2,011
inches of space were given in the lead
ing British newspapers to Canadian af
fairs, or about 200 inches daily, con
siderably more than to all the other
eolonies put together. And, concludes
this paper, "in the whole 2,000 Ca
nadian inches there is hardly a refer
ence that is not fully appreciative of
Canada's growing national status and
remarkable development." When it is
remembered that only a very few years
Associate memberships, $1 a year.
Send all communications for the Sunshine
department to Miss Eva Blanchard, care of
PATRONIZE TH E LUNCH STAND.
The society hopes that all who accept
the opportunity offered by The Jour
a 1 to hear the election returns read in
the comfortable Auditorium will patron
ize the lunch the Sunshine society will
serve to raise funds for the good work.
The Journal has given the society
the privehge of serving lunch free of
charge, and with the liberal contribu
tions of sandwiches and doughnuts from
friends the expenses will be light and
nearly everything made can be used di
rectly for the work.
Only coffee, sandwiches and dough
nuts will be served. Candy will also
be on sale.
THE MEETING POSTPONED.
The November meeting of the state
officers will be postponed to Wednesday
afternoon instead of Tuesday, owing to
the lunch which the society will serve
at the Auditorium Tuesday evening,
when the election returns are read.
FROM THE LANSING BRANCH.
The Sunshine branch at Lansing,
Minn, has prepared a box of clothing,
etc., to pend to headquarters, feeling
that in the big city there must be many
demands for it.
A LITTLE SUNSHINER.
The work that Eutli Davidson and
her little brunch in Wilmot are doing
lias aroused the interest of a little giri
in Minneapolis, who writes to Sunshine
as follows: I am a little girl, 13
years old and I have been reading
about the good work that the Sunshine
society haB been doing. I read Euth
Davidson's letter in the Sunday Journal
HUDSON BAYROUTE TO
MAK E HIT I N CANADA
Canadian Northern Intends to Push Its Line in the Spring
English Newspapers Do Not Like Cana dian Inter-
ference in Irish AffairsWinnipeg's Labor Party.
Ottawa, Nov. 4.Conservative news
papers in England have been severelv
criticizing Sir Wilfrid Laurier's al
leged statement at the banquet to T.
I O'Connor, in Ottawa that Canadians
were all favor of home rule for Ire
land, and the protest has found an
echo in Toronto, where the Orangemen
have passed a resolution repudiating the
The British newspapers point out,
more or less bluntlv, that the qeustion
of home rule for Ireland is none of, *.u
Canada's business that it is purely a 'fj reserve:to pwent the
domestic problem and that Canadians
state of British politics, it is perhaps i
expressed themselves as quite satisfied whatever they may have thought in
with the results of the meeting at Otta- the past it is certain that Sir Wilfrid
wa. An interesting fact brought out Laurier and his government are today
in the course of these interviews is that
in most of the provinces, east and
west, the increased financial subsidy
from the dominion will be devoted to
the improvement of educational facili
ties. The little red schoolhouse, in Can
ada as in the United States, has always
been one of the most vital factors
the building up of the nation. One
of the very first acts of the new legis
latures of Saskatchewan and Alberta
was to make ample provisions for the
public schools, and the facilities thus
afforded for the education of their chil
dren has been a very important consid
eration to those American and British
immigrants who were planning to settle
in the Canadian northwest.
Courthouse, Minneapolis. Telephones: N. W W
Vain 2913. T. C, Courthoase 56.
Judge L. W Collins. 4*
Rev. Marion D. Shutter.
J. S. McLatn.
Mrs. Marlon J). Shutter.
Miss Corinne De Lalttre.
Miss Mary Davis.
President EmeritusMrs Theodore Hayes.
PresidentMrs H. McMullen, 69 Eleventh
treet S. Telephone, N W. Main 2583 J2.
First Vice PresidentMrs W. H. Kirk.
Second Vice PresidentMrs. J. A Biant.
Third Vice PresidentMrs. N. A. Sprong.
Fourth Vice PresidentMrs F. Wllbon.
Fifth Vice PresidentMrs. B. W Kingley.
Sixth Vice PresidentMrs. V. C. Gilnian.
Recording SecretaryMiss Nellie Broom.
Corresponding SecretaryMrs. W. Parker.
TreasurerMiss Eva Blanchard.
State OrganizerMiss Lillian Ellis.
ago British newspapers were content to
clip a paragraph or two from the Asso
ciated Press despatches, Canadians have
not much to complain of in the exist
Hudson Bay Route.
A letter has been received fromMa.ior j_
Moodie, in command of the mounted m?*!*
police posts on Hudson Bay sayin i"i
cit I 9*earlymaking
that in view onfi the probabilityt STHHSS,
of one or more railways Por
and the Canadian prime minister in par- company's forht being captured by
ticular, had better confine themselves fP^tws. The erection commod-
to their own affairs. In the existing I
barracks for the policeofwere well
It is learned from an authoritative
source that next year the Canadian
Northern intend to push energetically
the construction of their line from Win
nipeg to Hudson Bay. I is already
completed to the Saskatchewan river.
When Mr. Mann, of Mackenzie & Mann,
was here a few days ago, he stated that
the opening of the Hudson Bay route
was only a question of a year or two.
The reports received from explorers sent
north by the Canadian government go
to show that Hudson Straits are navig
able for five months of the year, and
perhaps even longer. This is almost as
long as the period of navigation on the
St. Lawrence, and there is no longer
any reason to doubt that once a rail
way has been completed to the shores
of the bay, and a line of suitably con
structed vessels placed' on the route
from Churchill to Liverpool, the com
mercial success of the undertaking is
assured. In fact 'many well-informed
transportation men claim that, in view
of the saving in time as compared with
any of the existing routes to the At
lantic seaboard, the Hudson Bay route
must sooner or later capture the bulk
of grain shipments from the west to
There is an impression in western
Canada that the east is opposed to the
opening of the Hudson Bay route. This
may be the case so far as a few
narrow-minded men are concerned, but
heartily in sympathy with the desire
of western Canada for an outlet for
their produce by way of Hudson bay,
and may be relied on to further that
object any way in their power.
Winnipeg Labor Party.
Considerable interest is taken in po
litical circles here in the recent organi
zation of a labpr party in Winnipeg,
to form a part of the proposed inde
pendent labor party decided upon at
the last convention of the Trades and
Labor congress. There are already
three or four avowedly labor men in
the Canadian house of commons, and
present indications point to a consid
erable increase in the number at the
next general election. What effect this
may have on the political situation it
is hard to say, but if the labor inter
ests succeed in electing a sufficient
number of their own men to form a
strong group in parliament, they may
be able to control the situation and
secure legislation $hat would now be
French Demand for Semolina.
The British consul general at Mar
seilles reports that Canadian millers
should inquire into the possibility of
supplying the demand at Marseilles
for grammar flour (semolina). The im
pression prevails in Canada that gran
ular flour cannot travel well, but this
is a mistake. The sole cause of de
terioration in transit is defective mill
ing. The grain should not be washed
when cleaned. The process is a simple
one, as every Minneapolis miller knows.
There is a steady demand in France
for this species of flour, and the hard
wheats of Manitoba and Saskatchewan
are peculiarly well adapted to its manu
facture. D1VIS ON
and what she has been doing for Dagna,
and I thought I would write you and
ask you for the name and address of a
girl or any child who is a cripple or
sickly that I may try to make them
happy. Pleas send the name and ad
dress of several children. Hoping I
may do something to make them very
happy, I am
3954 Portland avenue."
Sunshine intends to find a little girl
who will gladly welcome the "good
Nellie" so generously offers.
FROM DAKOTA FRIENDS.
A generous contribution came last
week from Mrs. M. L. Strong of Leeds,
N. D., of new flannel clothing for
infantssomething Sunshine is always
in need of and for which it is exceed
From Mrs. Lina Jacobs of Columbia,
S. D., comes the offer of a box of
clothing for needy ones. Mrs. Jacobs
writes that she has followed with lov
ing interest the work as reported in
The Journal, and she "wants to ex
tend a hand in the good work. The
clothing is gladly accepted, for as the
weather grows colder there are many
A GOOD OPPORTUNITY.
Sunshine has a good position offered
to the woman or girl who likes farm
life. A position is offered at $16 a
month, where the work is not hard, and
the position will permanent. The
offor comes from Fairmount, Minn., and
the very bebt of references are given.
The parties wish someone who could be
companionable and be treated in a large
degree as a member of the family.
WANTS SOME SUNSHINE.
A deserving woman, whom Sunshine
is trying to help, would like a child's
bed and a baby .carriage. Some strips
of carpet, too, will be greatly appreci
ated aud make the Dare rooms more
WHO HAS SEWING?
The invalid girl for whom Sunshime
made a plea for the rent of a wheel
chair, would like to secure some fancy
sewing, which she doea very well and
at reasonable prices. Call up Sun
shine headquarters for further informa
THE GOLDEN ROD BRANCH.
The Golden Rod branch held a most
encouraging meeting afe the home of
Mrs. G. March, the former president,
in Hazel park, St. Paul
The branch is only one year old and
the members have reason to be oncour-
:-&&.a i* ^i, 4 A ^B^fe^o
aged with all they have accomplished
in so short a time.
During the past year 204 calls, were
made, twenty bouquets of flowers were
distributed, two families and two in
valids -were assisted, six boxes ,of
groceries were given to needy ones and
I much sunshine was passed on in var
ious ways. The members expect to
make the next year show a lnrgte in
1 crease in the good work. An absent
member sent $1 to divide between the
I mite box and the flower fund. The
I mite box for year, cpntaining $1.20,
was sente to headquarters. Nov. 9, a
hel at the home of
I Mrs. Johnson, 2600 East Twenty-fourth
The next regular meeting will take
place at the home of the state presi
dent, Mrs. McMullen, Nov. 30.
weekenthusiastic the mem-
THE HAPPY FAIRIES.
Th Happ Fairies a branch of chil
en, at Farib a 't'V
or -r^iss-L -~ar "'u OJ. CUU
articles sucI. as dolls, cushions.""etc.'.
tor the bazaar, besides $3.75 to help
some needy child. headquarters
of the Minnesota division of the Inter
national Sunshine society is published
especially for the benefit of the Sun
shiners and friends of the city who are
so interested in the good work. Could
the Sunshmers, who are mostly women
have a vote in the coming mayoralty
election they would cast their vote for
Mayor Jones, for the society is largely
This Dresser Is exactly like illus
tration has two drawers at top
which have full swell front. The./
are finished in the rich hand pol
ished golden oak Thi? mirror
frame and standards are neatly
carved. Has extra large French
bevel mirror. Is of superior work
manship throughout. The draw
ers are fitted with patent eqtaal
lzers. Cast brass trimmings, pat
ent casters. We contract for large
quantities of these dressers and
therefore are able to
sell them at the ex
tremely low price of.
Terms, $1.00 Cash 25c Weekly
The Peninsular Base Burner.
The celebrated peninsular Base Burner,
like cut, has the ..greatest reputation for
durability fuel economy and heating ca
pacity of any b'ase burner made. Superb
ly nickel trimmed with special process,
of nickel, guaranteed not to tarnish.
Powerful double heating flue. Circular
screw draft, is air tight and controls fire
to a degree. Has duplex grate and an
nular shaking ring. The large self-feed
ing magazine is fitted with an auto
matic gao cover. Hart
man's special sale
Terms, $3.00 Cash 75c Weekly.
THE MINNEAPOLIS ^OVmtAJu1
indebted to hWandto Hugh R. Scott,
for the new headquarters. Mayor
Jones had only to be told of the good
work the society was doing and he at
once declared that a room must be
found for it, if ^possible.
With no# rent" to pay, and iree tele
phone service, the society can use every
dollar of the money given directly for
the,benefit of the deserving. Sunshine
This beautiful Chiffonier (ex-
actly like illustration) made o*
selected quarter-sawed oak, fin
ished in rich golden or hand
polished mahogany finish has
five roomy drawers, fitted with
patent equalizers. It is of su
perior workmanship. Has neat,
hand carved ornamentation,
large French plate, oval shaped
mirror, cast brass trimmings
and patent casters. Buying
these chiffoniers in large quan
tities we are able to sell them
at the exceptionally
of Terms, $1 Cash $1 Monthly.
Everything Inst as
Every illustration here
used is made from a
photograph and is
therefore a faithful
picture of the article
itself. Every article
is accurately and hon
estly described and is
just as great a value
as it is represented
STATE 'HSADQUARTERS, MINNESOTA SUNSHINE SOCIETY.
U^^^^^SM L^_MBBC)' -*M_^^M .^b^^^^sW
i i TM
There's a Vast Difference Between Mere
Hariman's ''Credit servicdeantCredi
"CREDIT" as dispensed by the average store is little more than a
set schedule of terms upon which homefurnishings may be purchased.
"CREDIT SERVICE" as devised by Hartman means helpful service
from the day the goods are purchased until the last payment is made.
It means^ that the terms of payment are determined wholly by the
customer's ability to pay. The arrangements will be made to suit the
individual's convenience, and will be altered whenever necessary in
order to meet his requirements and provide for every possible emerg-
ency that may arise. We promise absolutely that no payments shall
be required when a customer is ill or out of work. Every wage-
earner in Minneapolis should have it. Mere credit isn't enough. Now
we'd be glad to give YOU the same helpful service that we're giv-
ing to thousands of families in this city today. Won't you let us?
has no high-priced officerseveryone
giving her servicesand the only ex
pense is the small sum of $15 a month
for the superintendent, who, a good
Sunshiner, gives her services for this
amount to help the work along. In
October, Sunshine gave 444 garments to
needy ones and 17 quilts were "passed
on.'' Two canary birds were given by
a good Sunshiner to brighten the weary
Hartman's Special Steel Range
Exactly like cut. This range, famous the world
over, has newest improved features which have
greatly increased its durability and perfection in
baking and cooking. Has high warming closet, fold
ing tea shelves and poise oven doors. It is fitted with
a duplex grate for burning coal-or wood. Large oven
of non-warpable construction, insulated at exposed
points. Hartman's special sale
price, full nickel
Terms, $2.50 Cash 50c Weekly.
Sunday, November 4, 1906.
Hartman's Automatic DavL, ofa Bed
This Davenport Bed is one of striking beauty. I has handsome dragon head on pilas-
ters is of exceptionally massive construction. The frame woik choice quarter sawed oak, in
golden oafk or close-grained birch, finished in mahogany, highly pohshd by hand. The spring
work is the indestructible full steel construction, with heavy duck canvas over spring. Has full
spring seat and back. It
is 81jnches long, and when back is lowered, produces a bed with
sleeping surface 48 inches wide. It as nicely tufted. The upholstery is of the best
grade of imported French verona. Has large box extending full length of seat,'
furnishing ample room for bedding and other articles. Hartman's special sale price.
Terras, $3.50 Cash and $3.00 Monthly.
hours of a shutin, and the swing vin
cniuo wae given to a serai-crippled girl
whe is earning her living by sewing.
A number of things are needed in
the headquarters, but the society* does
not wish to spend the money for furni
ture when there are so many in need of
both food and clothing. The principal
needs arc a good-sized desk and a few
more chairs, and a couple of screens to
screen off corners of the room. There
iB none too large a closet and many
things have to be piled in the main room
The headquarters are opened every
day and a cordial invitation is ex
tended to all who are interested in the
work to call and learn how much good
iB being accomplished.
A POSITION OFFERED.
A position has been offered to nome
woman who has had experience as a
nurse, to care for an invalid woman
and do the work for the family, which
includes only the invalid and her son.
The salary will be $1 a day. The
name and address can be secured at the
THE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR.
Sunshine will hold its Christmas
bazaar early this year and the dates
set are Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 26
and 27. Coming 'just before Thanks
giving, a specialty will be made of all
varieties of home cookery, mince meat,
jellies and canned fruit. Useful and
fancy articles will be for sale. The
funds will be used to care for 250
childr'en Christmas, when Sunshine will
have its tree and give the children
Bookcase and Desk.
This case is of our own exclusive
design It is made of solid oak
of beautiful golden finish and
highly polished Very neat carv
ings ornament this case and it
set with handsome French bevel
mirror of large and handsome
shape. This combination desk and
bookcase is solidly built from the
casters up. It is covered by our
We offer this ele
gant case for
Terms, $1.50 Cash $1.50 Monthly
jvereci Dy our
Sick or Out of Work.
presents that will delight their hearts
as well as more material things. Last
Christmas 250 children were given
dolls, knives, sleds, strings of beadv
be'sides gaps and mittens, and they
were the happiest lot of children Lo the
The society will be grateful for any
contributions of salable articles that
will help swell the fund. Tt has not
been definitely decided just where the
bazaar will be held.
Who can make cotton bouquets? A
friend has sent Sunshine some branches
of cotton from northern Alabama to be
made into bouquets for shutins. Won't
someone who knows how to make these
cotton bouquets, which are so- popular
in the south, come to headquarters and
show how it is done!
THE COREOPSIS MEETING.
The November meeting of the Core
opsis branch will be held at the Jean'
Martin home, Commonwealth avenue,
Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 10 o'clock a.m.
The members will assist the matron
with the sewing for the home and all
are urged to be present. Basket lunch
will be served.
THE CRAWFORD BRANCH.
The regular monthly meeting of the
Crawford branch will be held at the
residence of the secretary, Mrs. Mary
J. Crawford, 402 Delaware street SE,
Monday, Nov 5, at 2:30 p.m.
All interested in Sunshine work are
cordially invited to the meeting.
Made of selected quarter-sawed
oak, beautifully hand carved
ornamentations, exactly as
shown in illustration. This
sideboard is made especially for
the Hartman chain of stores
and undpr their own supervis
ion which insures a superior
article It has a French bevel
mirror, serpentine front, largo
linen drawer and lined jlwwer
cial sale nrice...
Terms, $1.50 Cash, 25o Weekly.
Oak Heating Stoves.
This is one of the best made oak beat
ing stoves in the market. Has a solid
f-ast front. Body is made of extra blue
steel. It is full nickel trimmed, includ
ing a foot rail extending all around
heater. Has screw drafts and check
drafts. The Are pot is extra heavy and
corrugated, which prevents clinkers
from forming and guarantees a free and
easy draft. Hartman will sell these
stoves, not only for one day,
but for all the season.
Trm, 75c Caeh 50c Weekly.
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