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GENERAL PRODUCE V.-??1 0 1*1^ otationa^ of the' Minneapolis Produce Exchange, corrected up to 12 m., Thursday. Deo. 13. BUTTERCreameries, extra, per lb. 31%c creameries. flrsU, 30c creamerlM, seconds, 26c dairies, extras, 2$c dairies, firsts. 24@25c dairies, seconds, 20c roll and priut. fancy, 25c roll and print, choice, 20ffl22c renovated, ex tras, 25c ladles, firsts, Be, ladles, seconds, 20c packing, stoct, 20c stale goods sell at lower prices. EGGSCurrent receipts, fresh, case count, case, ?i.7o current receipts, stale, less cur tent* receipts, fresh, candled 30c current re ceipts, held, candled, 25c cold storage, carlots, case count, 21c cold storage, candled, 22c dirties, case, |5 checks and seconds, candled, case. $5. CHEESETwins'or flats, fancy, paraffined, |4Vae fancy, unparafflned, 14c choice, paraf-) n,eu. l^Mic choice, uuparaffinud, llVjc tair i @9VJC daisies, single, 14Vjc doubles, 14%c triplets, 14c off grades, 9c Young Americas, fancy in quality, regular in style, 14%c choice, 13c Off grades, 10c longhorns. 14c brlcW No. 1, paraffined. 15c No. 1, unpuraffiued, 14c No. 2, 12(g 13c off grades. 23c: llniburger, No. 1, 13c No. 2. 8c off grades, 2@3c Swiss, fancy loaf, old, 17c choice, 11 12c off grades, **V2ii9i' fancy block, Itii- choice block, llftfl 12c off graces, 8@10c pultost, No. 1, 9c off grades, Ce primost, No. 1, Sc off grades, ,8a)0c. ONIONSrcr 100 lbs, SI. CABBAGEPer crate, $2 per ton, $12. VEGETABLESCarrots, per bu, 40c wax beans, per bn, $5 string beans, per bu. $4.50 celery, doss, 2."i@40c cucumbers, doz, 11.75 egg plant, doz, $1.502 garlic, 10@12c lettuce, leaf, 30c lettuce, head, dozen, $1.25 mint, doz, 40c onions, dozen bunches, 15c onions, shallots, doz, 85p parsley, doz, 25c peppers, basket, 90c squash, Hubbard, doz, 75c spiuacli, bu, $1.25 watercress, doz, 30c beets, bu. 4iic tomatoes, 5-lb basket. SOc. HONEYExtra fancy white, 1-lb sections. 17c fancy white, 1-lb sections, 15c choice white, lib sections, ll'ivjiac amber, 13e gold enrod. 12o extracted white In cans, 10c ex tracted white lu barrels, 8c extracted amber in cans, 8c. POTATOESPer bu. 40c in small lots car lots at lower prices. BEANSQuotations Include sacks. Fancy naTy, $1.75 choice navy, $1.50 medium navy, $1.55 mixed ami dirty, 45ftt47c brown, fancv, $1.80 mixed, fair to good, $1.50@l.(i0 Lima, Cali fornia, per lb, OVac. LIVE POULTRYOld cocks, oc hens, large, fat. 7c small, moulty hens, 4@5c springs, 8c ducks, white, Sc ducks, colored. So geese, tHbe turkeys, large, heavy, lie thin, 9@10c. POULTRY (dressed, undrawn) Turkeva.fancy fat, 15c turkeys, choice, 12c turkeys, old toms. lie turkeys, thin, young touis, S@10e turkeys, cull. 4Ci0c chickens, springs, fancy, loc chickens, springs, fair to good, Sc chick ens, liens, fancy, ttc chickens, hens, fair to good and small, 0@7c chickens, old roosters and culls. 5c ducks, fancy, heads off. 10c duck* fair to good, 8@9c geese, fancy, heads off, 9c geese, fair to good, 8c. PlUKUXSTame, live, young or old, doz, 05c dead, 5c squabs, fancy, large, dressed, $1.75 U2 small, poor and thlu, unsalable. FISHPickerel, per lb, 6 pike, 9S10c crappies, Ofallc sunfish, perch, etc., 5@6c buffalo and carp, H((Hc bullheads, dressed, 7@ 8c white. 10c salmon, 13e herring, 4@5c halibut, 5c. All fish should be drawn and well Iced. RABBITSJacks, doz, $2.50 cottontails, $firstname.lastname@example.org white, doz, $1. PROG LEGSLarge, per doz, 6@7c medium, per doz. 5c. DRESSED MEATSVeal, fancv, lb, 7^@Sc veal, fair to good, lb, 6@7c small and over weight, 3@4c mutton, fancy, 7($7y3c mutton triii or overweight, 4(&5c lambs, yearlings, choice to fancy, 910c lambs, thin or over weight, 4@5c hogs, heavy, 6@6^c light, Ufa 7c. BANANASJumbo bunches, $email@example.com: large bunches, $2.50@-2.75 medium Duuches, $22.20. DRIED PEASYellow, fancy, bu, $1.50 yel low, medium, $1.25 green, fancy, bu, $1.50 green, medium, $1.15 marrowfat, $1.80. ORANOESFlorida, box, $firstname.lastname@example.org California Bavels. box, $3.50. LEMONSCalifornia. 300s, fancy, $5.50 360s, fancy, $5.50 choice, $5 limes, per box, $1.25. GRAPE FRUITBox, $4. APPLESBaldwins. Drl, $3.25 Greenings, $3.50 Northern Spys, brl, $4.50: Russets, brl, $3.50 Grimes Golden, brl, $4 Jonathans. $4.50 Pippins, $email@example.com Ben Davis, $2.25 Wine Baps, brl, $3.25 Tallman Sweets, brl, $4.50. COCOANUTSPer bag, $5.50 per doz, 60c. WEST COAST FRUITSHowell pears, fancy, fcox, $3 Kiefer pears, box, $2.25. GRAPESCata\bas, pony baskets, 20c Mala gas keg. $firstname.lastname@example.org. SWEET POTATOESCobdens, brl. $3.25. CRANBERRIESLate Howes, brl, $10 Wis consin Bell nnd Cherry, brl, $9 Wisconsin Bell and Bugle, brl, $10 Bell and Bugle jumbo, brl $12 Jerseys, $9. PEARSKiefer Brights, $3.50 Russets, brl, Creen salted cured steer hides, over lb IS 12 Green salted heavy cow hides, over 60 lbs 12U ii i Green salted light hides, under 6 l Green salted bulls, stags, oxen or work steers 10 9 Green salted long-haired kips, 8 to 25 lba 12V, Green salted veal tips..-.*........ 13. ^xU, Greesn salted: veal calves, 8 to 15 'V Green or frozen hides l%c less than green Kilted. Horse and mule hides, large $4.00 $3 00 Horse and mule hides, medium 335 2^85 Horse and mule hides, small 1.90 l!40 Montana butchers, short trim, light.. 20% Montana butchers, long trim, heavy.. 19% Montana butchers, long trim, light... 18'4 Montana calf, under 5 lbs 23% Montana kip, 6 to 12 lbs 18 Iowa, Minnesota, Dakota and Wiscon sin hides ]g 37 Dry bull hides 131^ Kips, 6 to 12 lbs 20 13 Dakota and Wisconsin calf, under 5 lbs 22 20 Dry salted, all weights 16 ii Dry horse and mule hides, each $1.50 $1.00 Pelts, large, each.. 77. $1.10 1.50 Pelts, medium, each go@ 90 Pelts, small, each HUDSON MEN GENEROUS But Old Woman on Whom They Show ered Quarters Was atnw Impostory mmnde 1 0 MUZZLING ORDER PROCLAIMED Rabies Oases Prompt Anoka's Board of Health to Act. ANOKA, MINN.Cases of rabies have been so numerous that the board of health has ordered 11 dogs muzzled. The I. O. O. F. elected officers as follows: N. G., H. A. Harrington V. G., H. II. Bradeen R. S J. G. Brooks F. S., Oscar T. Olson treasurer. Page Merrill. The Daughters of Re bekah elected. N. G., Mary Vrooman V. G., Frona Smith R. s.. Hattie Reynolds F. S., Pearle Thayer treasurer, Emma Palmer. Word has been received from Everett, Wash., of the fifth Thanksgiving reunion of the Anoka club. Seventy-three persons sat down to a Min nesota diiiLor. All bad once been citizens of Anoka. John Huiter, P. G. Woodward, Wm. lienny, S C. Robbins, James Hyatt, F-. MURPHY LAWYERS WANT A NEW TRIAL DECLARES THAT JUDGE POLLOCK FORCED A VERDICT. Jurors Who Had Held Out Against a Conviction Were Led to Believe, Ac cording to Defendant's Attorneys, that They Would Be Locked Up An other Night Unless They Agreed. Special to The Journal. Fargo, N. D., Dec. 18.Sensational allcga tious are made by the attorney for the defense in the case of Major J. S. Murphy, who was convicted here of forgery in the third degree after a four weeks' trial. It is asserted that Judge Pollock paid a visit to the juryroom after the forty-eight hour con finement of the members and that a remark led to forcing the minority to agree in order to escape longer incarceratlou In the Juryroom. After the jury had spent two days and two nights considering the case, the attorneys for the defense say, the court informed the de fendant that if a verdict was not reached by 9 o'clock that he would dismiss them. They did not agree and were not dismissed at that time. It is alleged, however, that Judge Pollock went to the juryroom about that hour and, after interrogating the jury as to whether they had reached an agreement, bade the members a formal goodnight and left. Soon afterwards the three jurors who hud held out agaiust con viction agreed on a verdict of guilty. The attorneys for the defense assert this was the result of the visit of Judge Pollock, who left the Impression on the Jury that he intended they should be locked up another night, and that the minority representation was so worn out with the long trial and confine ment that they fell into line for a verdict. These charges will be included in the rea sons why a new trial should be granted,'" and if that is refused they will be embqdled in the appeal to the supreme court. Hill Is Going Again. The hustle for the Tri-State Grain and Stock growers' convention, to be held here Jan. 15 to 18, is on and the program arranged by Presi dent Worst and Secretary Johnson will be one of the most interesting of any of the sessions. A letter from President Hill of the Great Northern says he will be here unless something arises to require his presence in the east at that time. Many prominent men are on the program. Learn from Experience. Fargo architects are preparing plans for sev eral large buildings, the contracts for which are to be let this winter so the material can be ordered and be here by spring. There was so much annoyance over delays in shipments lasrt season that property owners are preparing to be on time. *GaOTwrnor"elecJi Jue 12% 11U a 30 5( Dry territory butchers, per lb 17(3 is Dry territory murrains, per lb .16 !l? Tallow, solid KU Tallow, cake 5 Creas Wool, unwashed, medium 20 @25 Wool, unwashed, coarse 23 Qt^i Wool, unwashed, fine 21 @22 Wool, unwashed, medium and coarse*. 18 (Hl9 Ginseng, cultivated $4.25 4.50 Ginseng, wild 5.75@ 6.00 beneca root, dry 3gg An Golden seal jliS^ ^25 am stnt Marge ,would rtl yesterda by HUDSON, WIS.That the leading business and professionala men of Hudson are "easv marksv"a iss th,e fixed belief of "Mrs. McDonaid loav Chief of Police John O'Keefe. An old woman who gave herself the honest Irish name of McDonald, proved an artist as a grafter. She went from store to store and of fice to office in Hudson, saying: "Oi'ni Mrs. Me Donald,.a poor widow, and have four little chil dren to support Oi'm llvin' on Third strate and thrylng to make some money by sellin' tickets for a roffle on a gold watch." Almost every man accosted opened his purse to the old woman and before she left town she had nearly as many quarters as Rockefeller has millions. Third street Is the principal residence avenue In Hudson, and most of the well-to-do people live on that street, but everybody thought that since "Mrs. McDonald" said she lived there she must be telling the truth. The police became suspicious, however, and after investigation found that she was an impostor who had come to town that morning. She was aUowed to depart with her coins. The Omaha railroad company has settled the uit for damages brought against it by the widow of Dennis Smith, the teamster who was killed by a passenger train at the Second street crossing last faU. The company will pay Mrs. bmitn $3,7o0. The city council has ordered that the names of the streets pf. Hudson be posted on conspicu ous signs on corners and the work will be com pleted by the end of the week. G. II. Hudson Qf Chippewa county, Wis., has bought a third interest in the Hudson Cold Stor age, which is doing a wholesale business in fruits and vegetables and general farm produce. John L. Gleason of Hudson will remove to St Paul after Jan. 1, 1907, for the practice of law! Leathers. F. Bird and R. Fltzsiminons attended the funeral of Major. A. K. Fitch in Minneapolis as repre sentatives from J. S. Cady post, Excursions to South and Southeast On sale first and third Tuesdays each month, to and including April, 1907, via Wisconsin Central Railway, at very low rates. For full particulars address or call upon Frank L. Towne, City Ticket Agont, 230 Nicollet avenue, Minneapolis. SOUTH DAKOTA ot Burk hn at a big reception and banquet here last night. The reception was held in the Commercial club rooms, where hundreds of citizens greeted the new governor. The banquet followed in another hall, where a large contingent of democrats from all over the state, with scores of Fargoans, regardless of party affiliations, Joined in giving the new executive the glad hand. LONG CHURCH FIGHT ENDED Primitive Methodists of Dodgeville, Wis., Prove Clainf to Property. DODGEVILLE, WIS.-Ten years ago a ma jority of the members of the Primitive Metho dist church of this city voted to change the church into a Congregational body, despite the objectionys o0f0 a minority of the members, 1 HIDES, PELTS. WOOL, ETC. No. 1. No. 2. L. majorlt Th n, ^n WO ues th Governor-elect Wined and Dined. wa Possession of the church Duiidlng and changedt name to the Plymouth Congregationaly church. rrK hthe mlnorit matter into the courts. too The Plymouth church entered a fnS^l' 1 .Congregational com lai nt. which was sus- tained by the circuit courntS butPrejudicreversed latter appeal to thdeg supreme court, which returned the case for trial. The Dlaintiffs asked for a ?MW I againsn Judge Clemenson, and the latter called in Judge Stevens. The case was then tried on its merits and a verdict returnelde in favor of thee Plymouth Congregational church. carr again to th suprem ^u^ a /.Jfif W% 13 court, which baa Just reversed the Judgment of the lower court and gives the church property to the minority which had remained true teethe Primitive Metbodist teachings. EXPENSIVE FOR BEECHER H. Defense of Cow Moose Suits Costs a Fairmont Man $600. fish commission, of MANKATO, MINN.After two years, the trouble between Beecher H. Ward of Fairmont Ei, an which he was formerly a member has come 10 HU end. vJ!L ecember W 1904.. Ward was charged by Executive Agent Fullerton with having killed a cow moose, in violation of the law, ind was cited to appear at some small place in the northern part of the state to answer to the charge. The state's witnesses did not appear and the action was dismissed. ppear Then Ward was chargeod!e withtoshipping quarter of a cow bH expresse to Fairmont. nrtrW*w tmoosfeeta be, another in appearanceeJusticeone- and was PP ale th district tlm 7,^1 "a,?",edn, Ih continued mad thre e^v?,\y wa nSi?f cas 4 3| Mr. Ward appearing with attorneys and wit nesses each time. TtJJi6 trla Case camf last week lu fo Itasca county and he was acquitted. The litiga tion hns cost him more than $600, but had the State won the costs which he would have had to have paid haveebeens $1,200 more f E'-m i Ujreto ha secured a "cavatio.verdicet on of 1^50 against and Contractor A. frfr th' Jt ih8e*thee"r 1cit*y con stmeted a sewer lnt 0 th n?L^o ltr-- S night and stood uupr to her neckoin icy water until her criexs attracted atentlou. She is over os brought athe illness. th Mr. and Mrs. Owen R. Owens of Lake Crystal celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Monday vvlth a gathering of fifty relatives aud friends. They are a little over 70 vears old and have two married daughters living In the county. They resided on a farin in Judson for many years, and then moved to Lake Crystal to spend the remainder of their days. LAND AND CASH FOR "HOME" Eccentric Bachelor Farmer Leaves His All to Proposed Institution. AMES, IOWA.George F. Templeton, an eccentric farmer who lived seven miles north east of Ames, died yesterday, leaving eighty acres of valuable land and about $300 in cash to the city of Ames for the purpose of founding a home for old people. Mr. Templeton was about 78 years' of age and a bachelor, fn his will he leaves this money to the city of Ames in care of one of the banks and expresses the hope that his example will lead to more money being willed for that purpose. FARMERS' COMPANY LOSES SUIT Plaintiff at Hastings Makes Good a Wage Claim of $584. HASTINGS, MINN.An important case was tried in the district court yesterday, J. Beisrel being given a verdict of $584.24 for wages against the VermUlion Farmers' Ele vator company. In the case of Thomas Mur taugh of Marshan vs. the Milwaukee Railway company, an action brought for right of way, verdict was returned for the defendant. Dr. and Mrs. L. D. Peck left yesterday for Chicago to attend the annual meeting and ban quet of railway surgeons of the Milwaukee road. Frank Hehn and Nicholas Hofbauer were seri ously injured in South St. Paul last evening by falling from a roof which they were shin gling. New York and Philadelphia. The service and scenery on the Grand Trunk-Lesigh Valley through double-track route to New York and Philadelphia via Niagara Falls, is un surpassed. Three trains daily from Chicago. Lowest rates and no excess fare on any train. Apply to W Gilkerson, Traveling Passenger Agent' 713 Guaranty Bldg., Minneapolis Minn. The Christmas Present Column on the "Want Page" will be of great assistance to you in buying your presents. Low Rates to Havana. Cuba. The Chicago Great Western Railway will sell tickets to Havana for one fare for the round trip. Tickets on sale Dec. 18th. 19th and 20th, good to re turn until Jan. 9th. For further in formation apply to C. J). Fisher, city ticket agent, corner Nicollet avenue and Fifth street, Minneapolis. Thursday Evening, THE MINNEAPOLIS JOtmtfAt,. S. DAKOTA'S DEBT CUT TO $200,000 TREASURER COLLINS MAKES HIS LAST REPORT. All the Bonded Indebtedness Except $45,000 Has Been Cleaned Up, Bonds Having Been Surrendered and Paid Before They Were Due, the State Thus Saving $50,000 in Interest. Special to The Journal. Pierre, S. D., Dec. 13.The annual report of State Treasurer CoUins for the fiscal year end ing July 1, last, has Just teen printed, and In the letter of transmittal he calls attention to the reduction in debt which has been made, it having been cut down from $637,000 to $462.- 000 in the year. Revenue warrant? to the amount of $400,000 were taken up and new ones issued to the amount of $250,000. The cash will be on hand to take up these warranto when they become due in February next. The report also shows the taking up of $25,000 of the bonds, reducing that class of indebtedness to $212,000. Since that time the state treasurer lias se cured the surrender of all but $45,000 of that class of debt, and has the promise of the sur render of the last of the bonds, which is ex pected within a few days, cutting out all of that debt. If the present promises are kept, the state will have been saved over $50,000 in accrued interest by securing the bonds before they became due. Treasurer Collins estimates the total debt of the state at the close of his term at $200,000, and holds that, with the Increase in the ma terial growth of the state, the revenues wiil be ample under normal conditions to meet all demands. It is announced officially that there wUl be no auction sale of lots at Midland until next spring. A lot list will be available from which private sales will be mad ath thebuilding. S S" sufficient %rnfin The. Reliancee mill com Pera 10 yesterday The or bins have tre, fowrl a month'ns run ansd will be kept CUSTBR, g, D. Chafe's Walte, general man ager of the fcew York Custer mine, is in Denver purchasing machinery for his steam hoist air compressor, pumps and power drills. The com pany owns twenty-one claims, fairly well de veloped and will for the present ship it MINNESOTA list price, Pprovisionte with a contracCtU that the purchaser mi &LonPe 0C the lo wit a The First Statte of Midland was opened ^f IneS l ^Bank es day. It is capitalized at $15,000, and the deposits for the first day were far In excess of that sum. RELIANCE MILL STARTS Prospects Bright for Bald Mountain PropertyLate Mining News. worked at present In the so. The night goes on at the mill, but sb,f Pla tshift 8 runnl oS^" S it full capacity of 150 tons and the mine workingsthhave within the last few monthas opened new and valuable cutlers or ore1* *T^e commenced operation a,s TamiaS at its full capacity. Both of its 300-ton mill at Pluma and in a few days L 4 companies are operatinjr In the silicious- ore measures In Bald mountain and have ore re serves almost unlimited. TEKRY, D.Ward Welgand have leased the Dividend mine near Portland and put up a small outdoor cyanide plant for an experimental run. No crusher was used as flne L? enougandforothers the duBa wa th ort rolls. The result of thee tess so satisfactory that two more sand tanks will be put in, also a NO. I Gates so that the ore from wil ue dwasElectric V1} power ^crusher ls be furnished.w h^heKGold-eJJ ea is" samplinj mines that have been idle for years, cleaning out old tun nels, laying track, retimbering and preparing to handle ore shipped from these old workings Several new bulndings, including an assay office have been erected, and the mill is being en larged and the process changed. Water has been turned from the Union and Mikado and a tnoro overhauling and repairing in all depart ments is taking place. uepart- 8 ore to the smelte at Rapid City. A half interest In the Great North group of tin claims west of Berne has been sold to Dr. Meade of California. Arrangements are being made for developing the ground, and a tunnel that was drifted about fifty feet several years ago will be extended to prospect the ledge, ihe ground was formerly known as the Old Mike Mica mine. ABERDEEN CHURCHES GROWING Methodists to Have a New Edifice Plans of Presbyterians. ABERDEEN, S. D.The Presbyterians are to erect a new parsonage and marked im provements are to be made upon the church. The improvements beside the parsonage will consist of an addition large enough to accom modate the Sunday school, which has been in creasing rapidly, a hall In which church socials may be held and a basement to be used for a kitchen. At a meeting held at the Methodist church last night all those who subscribed for the fund towards the new church received their bonds. The service began at 7:30 and while the bonds were being prepared in the north class room, a. song and prayer service was taking place in the auditorium. It was a verv en thusiastic meeting and great interest is 'taken in the movement to erect a new church. SETTLERS' HOMES IN DANGER Pilings on Lands Not Strictly Agricul tural Are Null and Void. DEADWOOD, S. D.An important work com menced this week when Clyde Levitt and P. D. Kelleter, who have been sent out by the govern ment, proceeded with the examination of the forest reserve lands. Both are connected with the division of forest reserve boundaries and have been sent at the request of many settlers on the Missouri, who find that their right to their land is being questioned. Under an act of congress homesteaders on the forest reserve can secure title only to land which is strictly agricultural. Several hundred settlers who took land before the passing of this law now find themselves In danger of los ing their homes. Several of them mailed a petition to the government requesting it to send agents to make the proper examination's. Tin men who have just arrived will examine the boundaries carefully and also the nature of the ground and will decide as to whether or hot the locations are upon agricultural land. It will take most of the winter to com plete this work and the final report will not be made until spring. The question of the title to land comes under the jurisdiction of the department of the interior, but the question as to the nature of the land, which must be first determined, is In the hands of the forest reserve department. SOUTH DAKOTA'S POULTRY SHOW Executive Committeemen Lay Their Plans for Mitchell Exhibit. MITCHELL, S. ftA meeting of the execu tive committee of the South .Dakota State Poultry association, was held in ,thls city today to arrange for the exhibit to be held in this city Jan. 28 to Feb. 2, 1907. The com mittee arranged for the premium list, all of the prizes of which will be paid in cash, and the plans for th ebig show were more or less perfected. It wlU be held in the city hall building. Two excellent Judges have been secured to score the poultry In the persons of Judge Mc Clave of Ohio and Judge Heimlieh of Jack sonville. 111. Building operations in Mitchell have not ceased, altho the thermometer has gone be low zero. Outside work is being done on the Mitchell National bank, the Metho'dist church and the Becker store building. Land sales are brisk in this county, notwith standing that prices are higher than for lands west and north. Several sales have been" made this month where the price ranged to' S5"0 an acre. SAY FORMER NUN IS NOT INSANE Queer Case of Sister Agnes Is Re opened at Yankton. YANKTON, S. D.The insanity case of Sis ter Agnes Grosser, a former nun, was again brought before the board and continued, after twenty reputable men and women of the town testified to their belief in the sanity of the woman. She was recently adjudged Insane and ordered to the asylum. She- barricaded her self in her home and for a day or two stood off officers with a gun. Public sentiment wafs aroused and th,e was reopened A final decision ha8s been reached News reached this city'of the death at Rf1 vcase A An (lerson, Tnot 1 n?.' phas pastor the Trinity Lutheran church of this place. A wife and baby girl survive him. Thp funeral was held at Dell Rapids today and the re mains taken to Red Wing, Minn., for inter-' ment. Death was caused by appendicitis. CHEAP POWER FOR TWO RIVER CITIES WHAT HATFIELD'S PLANT MEANS TO WINONA AND LA CROSSE. New Electrical Generating Station on the Black River Will Promote Manu facturing in the Centers Named and Make It Pretty Certain that a Trol ley Line Will Soon Link Them. Special to The Journal. Winona, Minn., Dec. 18.A committee of Winona cltlieuB this week visited the big water power being developed on th.e Black river near Hatfield. On their return J. Booth declared that probably one of the first uses to which this power will be put when developed will be to operate an electric railway between Winona and L& Crosse by way of Galesville, Mr. Booth says ,the waterpower will have a tremendous influence in promoting the Inter ests of both Winona and La Crosse In fur nishing cheap power for manufacturing Insti tutions aud securing the location of many new Industries. The plan for bringing the power from Hatfield to La Crosse and Winona is to build the power lines on a triangle, one side going from Hatfield to La Crosse, another from Hatfield to Winona, and the third connecting La Crosse, and Winona. Thus if one line was ever laid out the two cities could still secure power from the other. Location and Sinews." The location is one of the finest natural ones in the northwest for the development of a large waterpower, nature having provided all necessary requisites. There is a great basin with high banks and granite foundations, and the company will construct a dam across the river. within 300 feet of the station of Hat field. This dam will be seventy-five feet high. l'Vom the reservoir a canal will be constructed for two miles down the river, where a fall of ninety feet will be obtained and where the main powerhouse will be located. The funds for the enterprise have been pro vided. Working plans have been completed and will be submitted to contractors the present month, and it is expected the enterprise will be completed and the company ready to fur nish power for Winona and La Crosse in about ten months, or at least in 1907. New River Industry. A new Industry is thriving on this section of the Mississippi river this winterthe seining of carp end buffalo fish for the eastern market The bnsintss has been reduced to something of a system, and once a week a carload of these fish is shipped to New York. It is only in comparatively recent years that the German fcarp has become a denizen of the Mississippi, but once .Introduced here it has bred rapidly, until it is now to be found in great numbers all along the upper Mississippi. In facl so rapid has been the spread of this fish that sportsmen have become somewhat alarmed lust it should drive out the more gamey ami betler specimens of fish in the river such as the black bass and pickerel. The permission to seine these flsh and the ready mtrket provided for them in the east is seeming to splve partially the problem as to how they shall be disposed of. In this seining the use of a net with not less than two and a quarter- inch meshes is required, and it is also required that the fishermen licensed to use the seine must throw back into the river any eamee fish that are taken. S TURTLE LAKE, WIS.While attempting to shoot the family cat Frank Shauers accidentally shot his son. Ellis Shauers, about 15 in the thigh. CUMBERLAND, WIS.At a special election Dr. Charles E, Foofce, was elected mayor to fill the vacancy cahsed by the resignation of Albert C. Uecke. vjfe received 105 votes to 79 for his opponent, VW. L. Hunter. Oil The right time to treat a sprain is the minute you get it. And the right remedy to use is Omega Oil. You can say what Three sizes: 10c, 25c, 50c. ^x^ 1 3 The quicker you rub it on, and the more of it you use,the sooner the sprain will be gone. Even if Omega Oil gets you back to work one day quicker than other remedies, itwill pay for itself several times, but it generally relieves a sprain, strain or bruise a week before anything else, and a week's wages amounts to a good deal to most people. If your druggist doesn't sell Omega Oil, ask him to get a supply of his wholesale dealer. WHAT YOU ARE WORKING FOR. RISKMFELIMINATED NEW S OF THE BRITT STIRRED BY AN ELOPEMENT RUNAWAYS SAID TO HAVE COME TO MINNEAPOLIS. Both Dr. Carton and Mrs. Kiester, Principals, Were Prominent Persons in the Communityr-PUght Started by Team to Mason City Is Continued by Rail Into Minnesota. Special to The Journal. Mason City, Iowa, Dec. 18.The town of Brltt has a sensational elopement, in which Dr. Carton, a physician, and Mrs. Kiester, wife of A. T. Kiester, a leading business man, are the principals. The couple drove from Brltt to this city and boarded a Milwaukee train for Minne apolis. Nothing has been heard of their where abouts since they left here. It is understood a warrant has been issued for their arrest. Both leave families, each hating three chil dren. Dr. Carton is one of the old residents of Britt. Mrs. Kiester is a nurse by profession, and before coming to Britt lived in Minne apolis. She is a woman of fine personal ap pearance. Wallace K. Daggett, who for a year has been cashier of the City National bank, has resigned and will go west where he is inter ested in real estate. He will be succeeded by J:- F. Shaibler, a young man who has been cashier of the Whittemore (Iowa) State bank for several years. G. B.. Winter, for twenty years cashier of the Commercial Savings bank, has resigned and is succeeded by George B. Frazier of Harlan. Mr. Winter wUl give his entire time to the management of the American Brick & Tile com pany, of which he is manager. Blaze in a Cigar Factory. Fire did $500 worth of damage in the W. L. Moore cigar factory. For a time the entire block was in danger. CARNIVAL MEN INDICTED Iowa Associations Will Fight Gambling and Liquor Selling Charges. CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA.The last Linn coun ty gran.d^iati2.yn'indicted th y?1 S, ss 0 CLINGS TO COUNTY SEAT 'Alexander Prepares to Fight Against Removal in State Courts. MINOT, N. D.The law firm of Palda & Burke of this city has been retained by the town of Alexander in McKenzie court to institute a contest on the recent election, which it will seek to have declared void, in the hope of re taining the county seat two years more at least. Alexander was named as the temporary county seat of the new county by Governor Saries, but at the November election the question of locat ing, the county seat either at Schaefer or Stone house was submitted to the voters. In order to secure the county seat it was necessary that one of these towns should have more than half the total number 6f votes cast. When the ballots were counted it was found that Schaefer had five more than needed to secure removal. Some twenty voters at Alexan der were refused the right to vote because the election board ran out of official ballots. This is to be used as an argument for the nullification of tho result, and if the election is set aside Alexander wUl retain the county seat until an other election is held two years hence. PIPESTONE, MINN.Miss Carrie Ober and Omah Goeta were married at the home of the bride's parents. They will go to Davidson Saskatchewan to make their' home. STATE^MUTUAL E ASSURANCE COMPANY OF WORCES- TER, MASS., has-^aeyised'-an ideal policy for pure protection, at the lowest possible cost. For-a low premium the policy agrees to pay a beneficiary a stated monthly inebme during his or her whole life. Suppose you: are now 'giving your wife a monthly allowance of $100.00. Such a policy assures her that income as long as she lives. Even if you die tomorrow and she lives a hundred years, that monthly income continues until ner death. Or suppose you have two or three daughters. Tou can, at little cost, assure them a monthly income of, say $30.00 each during life. They can never become entirely dependent on another whatever the vicissitudes of fortune, or the failures or bad faith of friends, relatives or trustees, they will always be sure of the necessaries of life. Don't forget that it's a monthly, not yearly, income. The1 former may be lost or stolen-the first month of the year the latter will each month in the year. It is the ideal protection. "Would such a'policy be valuable to you? Is its possession worth a UrtiA effort and a little energy? Then at least investigate it now! Don't S The STATE MUTUAL 1s 62 years old, but It never yet agreed to insure any one at some future time. If you are a good risk, it is willing- to lsmin you this policy NOW you may not be insurable later. The exact age -and address of yourself and beneficiary mailed to an nt the STATE MUTUAL, agents will secure a specimen policy with full par- ticulars. C. W. VAN +UYL, General Agent, 408-14 Loan & Trust Building." Aug. Warren, Geo. A. Ainsworth, Robert S. Thomson, Solon Royal Ezra Farnsworth, Jr. ""The lives of all your loving complices lean upon your health1 heaftfi does not last. If you need insurance, take it now, JURY CONVICTS PAL OF BLACKIE DELIBERATED ONLY A FEW MIN- UTES IN CONNORS CASE. Evidence Was Clear and Direct That He Held Up Two Brakemen and Took Their MoneyHis Trial No. 2, for a Boxcar Robbery, Now in Prog ress. Valley City, N. D., Dec. 18.After being out but a few minutes last evening the Jury in the case of Thomas Connors, charged with highway robbery, returned a verdict of guilty. Connors held up two Northern Pacific brake men, John M. Richardson and Charles C. Fitch, in the caboose in which they were sleep ing at Sanborn. He entered the car in com pany with one "Blackie" between 9 and 10 o'clock on the night of Aug. 27 last, and with a revolver relieved Richardson of $15 and a $40 gold watch. The case is of unusual interest, as the man "Blackie," as he calls himself, is suspected of killing Officer Personins, Who was murdered In the yards here the night of the train robbery. Connors came from Sanborn on the same train with the murderer of Personius, and was arrested but a few moments previous to the shooting on the opposite side of the car. Connors is being tried today for a second hold-up at Sanborn the same evening. It is charged that Connors and "Blackie" held up Thomas Finn in a boxcar and took $10 from him. Tliree men charged with running "blind-pigs" have been convicted so far this term, the Con nors case being the fourth criminal trial. The men were Henry Sullivan of Rogers, Robert Olson of Wimbledon and Daniel Perkins of Rogers. DEAD, BUT WHAT TTTT.T.Tan HIM? Coroner's Jury Is Thoroly Puzzled in Hartman's Case. C0Hliia' Marion Fair association and jur the Cedar Rapids Carni- the Fairfax Fair association for selling beer and permitting gambling. These cases are to be tried at the present term and a big fight is promised. -..iPP- be on hand WWA.-Jolm H. Hartman was found dead on the road near the Baptist church ten miles northeast of hece yesterday afternoon. He lives. at Creston. Some mystery surrounds his death. A coro ner jury brought in a verdict that he came to his death by accident, but from unknown cause The only marks of violence were a few slight bruises on the head, over the eye. A further investigation wUl be made. Cough edicine Recommen O^UIfUl DOCTOR C. L. GATES. Hancock. Minn.. Writes: back caused by Rheumatism0Q SL- 4 Christmas and BANKS ON ITS NEW ELECTRIC BATTERY FOND DU LAC BELIEVES IT HAS A WORLD-BEATER. Company with a Capital Stock of Half a Million Is Organized to Manufac ture the DeviceProud Inventor Says a New Era Dawns in Electrical Science. Special to The Journal. Fond du Lac, Wis., Dec. 13.If a battery which is about to be put upon the market here wUl do all that its Inventor claims it will, a new era wiU be begun in electrical science, inl and almost a revolution will be worked in the I industrial world. _jp The invention is a primary electric battery which, it is asserted, wlU produce a current at much less cost than by any other means, ti According to the descriptions of the battery, a i' standard ceU, weighing eighteen pounds, has a capacity of 1,000 ampere hours without re charging. The cell is six inches square and ten inches deep. A standard storage battery cell of the same dimensions has a capacity of only 200 ampere hours and weighs almost fifty pounds, and requires about eight hours to re charge. Tho new cell can be recharged, it is said, in a few moments. A company with a capital stock of $500,000 \'i has been organized here to manufacture the v.:. battery. The mechanical parts are covered by'"% patents, while the chemistry embraces six sc cret processes,'the formulae of which are care fully guarded. BRIDE-ELECT RUNS AWAY ?ueer Case at Willow City, N. D. Miss Dahl Cannot Be Found. WILLOW CITY, N. D.Nothing as yet has been heard of Miss Thesesa Dahl the young woman who disappeared so suddenly and mys teriously on the eve of her wedding to a Mon tana ranchman. Her family profess entire Ignorance of her whereabouts and apparently are completely crushed by her disappearance. Mr. SaUor, to whom ehe was to have been married, takes the affair calmly and has returned to his ranch. ASHLAND, WISMade desperate because ha had been committed to the county almshouse, Peter Larson, 86 years old, shot himself thro the head, dying instantly. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral is a regularcough medi cine, a strong medicine, a doctor's medicine. Good for easy coughs, bard coughs, desperate coughs. If your doctor fully endorses it for your case, then fake it. If not, then don't take it. Never go contrary to his advice. W hare no aeorots I W pvbUefc the formnlaa of all ova preparations. THE BEST REMEDY I I THE WORLD FOR RHEUMATISM Lumbago, Sciatica, Gout, Neuralgia, Kid ney Trouble and all Kindred Diseases. "Aacouldgirltfo little moment they put her down on the floor she would scream with pains. I treated her with 6-DROPS" and toda runs around as well and happy as oan be. I prescribe "5-DROPS" for my patientBLanTiDyshein Bre w* use it my practice." with Lumbago and Rheumatism in my arms and legs, and tried all the remedies that I could gather from medical works, and also consulted with a number of the best physicians, but found nothing that gave .the relief obtained from "6-DROPS." 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Large Size Bottle (300 Doses) $1.00. For Sale by Druggists. Ask your druggist for the Swanson Pill, a sure care for constipation.Price, 25 eta. r/ a c'* T.C.AVMOO., Lowill.llW icians herenumber FREE COUPON had such a andKidney Trouble that she no stand on he feet. writes "I had been sufferer a year No. 43 Out out tbi* coupon and send it with your name and address to Swanmn Rheumatic Core Co., Chicago, and yon will be sent a trial bottle of "5-DROPS" free postpaid. SWANSON RHEUMATIC CURE CO., 160 LAKE STREET, CHICAGO. Via The BURLINGTON ROUTE $ Round trip tickets will be sold at one and one-third fare to all Burlington points and many others on connecting roads. Dec. 20 to 25, 30 and 31 Ja n. 1, 1907. Return limit Jan. 7 Note the unusual number ef selling dates and liberal return limit Tic**ts* "^fcet me help, vou, arrang your holiday trip. Thix |C4 weakseTh %2X j. Nf^Uet/Sibneapolls. Both PhoJH J.f. McELROY, O Passenger Agent V. D. JONES, City Ticket Agent.