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,K I*- H. H. LAMPMAX i* if 1 THE EVENING TIMES ESTABLISHED JANUARY, REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET. Congressmen— A. J. GRONNA, of Nelson. T. P. MARSHALL, of Dickey. Governor— B. Y. SARLES, of Traill. Lieutenant Governor— R. S. LEWIS, of Case. Secretary of State— ALFRED BLAISDELL. of Ward. Treasurer— A. PETERSON, of Sargent Auditor— H. L. HOLMES, of Pembina. Supt. of Public Instruction— W. L. STOCKWELL. of Walsh. Insurance Commissioner— E. C. COOPER, of Grand Porks. Attorney General— T. F, M'CUE, of Foster. Supreme Court Justices— D. E. MORGAN, of Ramsey. JOHN KNAUF, of Stutsman. Commissioner of Agriculture— W. C. GILBREATH, of Morton. Railroad Commissioners— C. S. DIESEM, of LaMoure. WHAT IT REALLY MEANS. The Evening Times seriously warns those good people, wherever dispersed, who have valiently stood out against the machinations of the liquor inter ests' of the country, to weigh well the insiduous advice of the hypocritical Herald on the question of the refer endum. In orde'r to avenge himself upon a few menjvhom he does not like, the Herald editor would sacrifice the cause of prohibition and nullify the work that the thousands of men and women have done through these many years against the liquor traffic. Of course the state democracy is in favor of the referendum the democratic party everywhere is in favor of anything that appeals to popular prejudice. Bryan's recent utterances are proof of this assertion. The referendum would bring about a most complete state of political confusion, and therein lies the sole hope of the democrats in North Dakota. With "chaos worse confound ed" and our representative term of government destroyed, a democrat might slip into office more frequently, and policies, like that of prohibition, which have been matters of republican solicitude, would naturally come up for consideration. Is there any doubt that the great liquor interests of the country are in favor of the referendum? or that these same interests would willingly and lavishly subscribe to a campaign fund if resubmission could be brought about? Who knows that they have not already done so? Why does the Herald indorse the democratic referendum? Once1 enter upon the referendum policy and what legislator who favor ed it could consistently vote against resubmission? To our republican state conventions do those who favor pro hibition owe largely the preservation of the anti-liquor law, and the several legislative assemblies that have refus ed to resubmit the question have simply obeyed the expressed will of these conventions. The so-called reformers would abol ish the state convention system, and even now one of their leaders, the Herald editor, discredited and dis graced though he be, is already ad vocating a policy that would be ab solutely fatal to prohibition in North Dakota. What is wanted in this state is not resubmission, but a more rigid enforce ment of the prohibition law. We must guard against the deceptive methods of those who would put the law in jeopardy against the subterfuges of the liquor interests and their cohorts. The adoption of the referendum as a Btate policy would be a long stride to wards resubmission. It would be pre cisely what the liquor interests want. The people of North Dakota are Btrongly opposed to the saloon. Any thing that would ultimately result in re-establishing this criminal institu tion in the state would retard not only its material development, but check its moral advancement as well. The referendum, which is advocated by the democrats and the Herald, is simply the entering of the thin edge of the wedge. Once the way is open to resubmission the liquor interests will do the rest. There will be no MM fit 1906 PRINTED EVERY WEEK DAY IN THE YEAR THE TIMES PUBLISHING COMPANY (INCORPORATED) PUBLISH F.R8 AMD PROPRIETORS Address all communications to The Evening Times, Grand Forks, N. D. SUBSCRIPTION RATES DAILY One Year in advance $4.00 8te Months in advance 2.25 One Month by carrier 40 Uia Week cuwicr IS THURSDAY EVENIN G, SEPTEMBER 6, 190& ERICK STAFNE. of Richland. SIMON WESTBY, of Pierce. Srntlmrat to be Incnleated. "Let reverence of law be breathed by every mother to the lisping: babe that prattles in her lap let it be taught in the schools, seminaries and colleges let it be written in primers, spelling books and almanacs let it be preached from pulpits and proclaimed in legis lative halls and enforced in courts of justice -In short, let it become the political religion of the nation.' —Abraham Lincoln. scarcity of campaign funds, and leech es of the Herald ilk will fast fill with blood. OUR PROSPECTIVE RIVAL. It is worse than folly to remain in active while commercial opposition, which in time is destined to work an injury to the country, is developing. North Dakota is the greatest bread producing region in the world today and permanency as a grain growing region is securely established. But it is not the only region which will in all probability be converted into hard wl\pat farms. Just now the most dangerous rival is the country north of the international boundary line. It is true that it is largely in the ex perimental stage, and to the casual observer it would seem that north western Canada would never become a rival of our own northwest as a wheat grower. But the time was when wheat growing in this state was more uncertain than the' races. That was in our experimental period. Adaptation and acclimation have done the work and by diligent applica tion of nature's laws we have develop' ed what might be termed anew class of vegetation fully able to mature in the hundred days of the growing sum mer as well as capable of withstanding the peculiarities of our northern climate. Canada is farther north and conse quently has a shorter growing season, even though it is modified by condi tions extraneous to those which are ordinarily responsible for climatic con ditions. Whether hard wheat can be so acclimated to that country as to be come a competitor of our own product must await the determination of the experimental era of development. If such should be true. North Dakota will have her most formidable rival for the bread market of the world. The wheat growing regions must look |argely to the Orient for the new foreign markets. The old world, which is something near fixed in its popula tion, has always been a bread buyer. It already consumes as much of our surplus products as it needs for food. It is necessary to look to other sources for the market of the surplus. In do ing this it is necessary to find a people who have not been a bread eating one. Naturally the one to be considered is the Asiatics who, while being largely, if not entirely vegetar .ians, have not been large consumers of bread. But as they are cereal eaters it is an easy matter to convert them to the use of wheat food products. The building of the Grand Trunk Pacific line of railway through that portion of Canada which will probably become our rival, and from there on to the Pacific with a steamship line to the Orient, means a parallel competing line capable of reaching the seaboard with less cost than is possible from this country. It would be well for the people of the northwest to give some con sideration to the matter before the opportunities in which we have been so long secure, pass in part to our competitors. HELP THE TEACHERS. The opening of the city schools next Monday means the beginning of nine months of serious work for the chil dren. But if they could appreciate the cost of the schools and the Inter est which is taken in the success of them they would understand why such efforts are made by school officers, teachers and parents to have them receive the greatest possible good from the efforts of the teachers. It costs a small fortune every year to conduct the schools of this city, and the only return is the education received by the children. Measured in dollars their education stands out against the costs of the schools. It is true that the impressions which are made on the mind and which are large ly responsible for the character of the individual in life and the soul in eter nity, can not be counted against money. They are things which are invaluable. The return for the money expended in the public schools can be materially increased by the assistance of both patrons and pupils. The work of the teacher can be made better by the careful attention and faithful attend ance of the pupil, and both these are largely 4n the care of the parent. He can see that the pupil -Is present every day unless detained by sickness or other unavoidable circumstance. In this particular the parent should un derstand that the lessons in the school si-W.-.s Editor ud Mauser WEEKLY One Year in advance 11.00 Six Month in advance 75 Three Months in advance 50 One Year not in advance ........ 1.50 Subscribers desiring address changed muBt sendtformer address as well as new one Entered as second-class matter at the postoflice at Grapd Forks, North Dakota. room are each a series in a great system, the one built upon the preced ing so that the absence of the child from one of them impairs his compre hension of the succeeding one, and not only makes it more difficult for the teacher but weakens the mental de velopment of the child. The child who, so to speak, resists the efforts of the teacher hinders his own progress. This usually comes from a personal dislike of the teacher, and this dislike is often the result of uncomplimentary remarks made in the presence of the child at home. It is therefore better for the child to sup press any remarks derogatory to the teacher even if true. For while teach ers are only mortal and consequently not infallible, they strive for that which is best for the child as they see it, and any mistakes are those of the head and not of the heart. A helping hand extended to every teacher in the city schools will not only make their own work easier but the increased advantages to the chil dren will well repay the efforts in dollars and cents. FREIGHT ADVANTAGES. If the city of Grand Forks is to be come the wholesale center that its optimistic advocates believe it will it is evident that it will have to do some rustling for business. It has been pointed out repeatedly in these col umns that business does not come tu any point unless there is some induce ment on the side. Prices and other advantages being equal the securing of business is a matter of hustle not chance. The latter is the principle which permits business to go when ever it may happen to. It is securing business without personal direction. The other is the securing of business by earnest solicitation. But no hustling can secure business for a city against competition unless there is some consideration in favor of the successful city. It might win if rivals did not make a fight for the same trade. Grand Forks has within its grasp the opportunity to secure the entire trade of the northwest. The writer was recently shown some figures from an official source which proves that in the matter of freight alone this city has an advantage not possessed by any other in the north west. While the rates vary materially on the several classes of freight the ad vantage to this city is from ten to thirty per cent. For instance the rates from the eastern cities to this point are lower than they are to Minot. Yet wholesalers in this city can ship as far west as Granville cheaper 'than competitors located in Minot could do. But these advantages are not known to the general public, and in fact not by the vast majority of the merchants who are concerned *u them. What this city needs is some strong and earnest presentations of these facts to the people in the territory tributary to this point. SHOULD BE PROSECUTED. In connection with The Evening Times' expose of the printing combine steal the Grand Forks Herald has been forced to make a confession, and it does so in this wise: An agreement was made by four of the printing firms of the state, of which The Herald was one, to divide the profits op certain classes of state work, instead of competing for that work and permitting one person in stead of four, to secure all the profit. While under the stress of competition methods similar to this have been fol lowed of late years In every line of business, wholesale and retail, The Herald does not attempt to justify an agreement of this sort, and it believes that as a general rule such agreements are contrary to sound business ethics. Here is a plea of guilty such as many another culprit has made on his apprehension in a long career of crime. They agreed "to divide the profits" among them so as to prevent "one person" from making them all. How utterly dishonest and intentionally de ceptive is this "explanation". What the four did was to agree not to com pete for the work. The bids were then fixed so as to hold the state up for about 50 per cent more than it had ever before been called upon to pay for like service. If this is not a con spiracy against the commonwealth, punishable under the provisions of Section 7481 of the Penal Code, then there is no such thing as conspiracy. Surely the attention of the proper law officer need not be called further to tbis offense. Pembina county, always in evidence in state politics, affords some interest ing data relative to the great and good Mr. Winship and his kind of people. For instance it was in Pem bina county that this overworked re former first tried his hand at extortion. Being detected he compromised at 50 cents on the dollar. It was in Pembina county that one of Mr. Winship's friends took subscriptions to the ex tent of $600 for stock in the Normand en, and the parties subscribing have not to this day received the stock cer tificates for which they paid. The question is who finally got the money and who the certificates? These sub scriptions were made by republicans who supposed they were helping a re THE EVENING TIMES, GRAND FORKS, N. D. publican newspaper. The Noriftanden is now supporting the democratic ticket, _as we are advised, aqd Mr. Winship is part owner of the Normand en. Further Investigation might dis close tft« amount paid' by The Herald to a rival bidder here in Grand Forks county when certain public printing was let. But all these facts will come out in detail In due course of time. Mr. Bryan claims that he advocated the government ownership of railroads in the Commoner two years ago. It would seem from the shock which the Madison Square Garden statement gave some of the eminent democratic editors, they have not been in the habit of perusing that journal. It is claimed that Hearst had a detective sh idowing Bryan on his glob? trotting tour and that the Nebraskan was caught in the act of holding secret concourse with the minions of J. Pier pant Morgan. Because of this, the sup port of Bryan by the yellow journalist is impossible. The way the Minnewaukan Sittings called down the Leeds News on the story of the unfortunate suicide of the late foreman of the Sittings office, must have given the News editor the same impression he would receive in being hit with a brick. Amusements Openiug Event at the Metropolitan Theater. Richard Carle, the author-comedian, is always happiest when he creates a character that has something to do with the stage. In "The Maidxand the Mummy" he introduces a broken-down theatrical manager of the Wllkins Micawber type an ex-leading lady, Trlxie Evergreen, who Is madly in love with the manager: and a property man who makes up to resemble a mummy. The unusual characters in "The Maid and the Mummy" go far towards making that merry musical, melange the big success it has proved during the past season. "The Maid and the Mummy" will be the opening attraction at the Metropolitan theater on Saturday, Sept. 8. The Xaid and the Mummy. Joe Edmonds, who plays the part of Mac Swat, the eccentric Scotch detec tive in "The Maid and the Mummy," has played in. "The Storks," "The Ten derfoot," and a number of musical comedies. In "The Maid and the Mummy" he sings two of the biggest song hits, "Peculiar Julia," and "O, It's Great to be Crazy." Accompany ing the "Julia" song he will do this celebrated wooden-shoe specialty. In both these songs he is assisted by the liveliest chorus work that has ever been seen on the American stage! "The Maid and the Mummy" comes to the Metropolitan next Saturday. 'Checkers. The late Hon. William C. Whitney, called by writers, "The Prince of the American Turf," upon seeing "Check ers" at the famous old Academy of Music, said: "It is the finest racing play I have ever seen." Man About Town Lena is four and a half. The other evening there was company at the house and chicken and waffles formed a part of the supper. One of the guests was a young man, and Lena's mamma asked him how he liked the .waffles. Lena thought the question un necessary, for she promptly remark ed: "By da way he gobble da down he must like da." The young man let it go at that, and joined with the others in the laugh which followed. I have heard it said that aged per sons are almost as sensitive as chil dren at times, but I know very little about it. I only recall that I once saw an aged man jump from a rather high bench on which he had been sitting and go sprawling upon the floor. He blushed like a school boy and said: "That's what I get for having on the wrong glasses." He then went on to .explain that the glasses brought things nearer to him and caused him to misjudge the distance from the .bench to the floor. There is a son of Italy who does business over on a certain street who will soon have enough T\iney to re turn to the "Boot Peninsula" and buy a vineyard, unless some husky Ameri can puts him out of' business, because of his audacity. He stahds in front of his place and drags men into his little shop, where they wait until their trousers are pressed. "Looka, looka, mistair!" is the salute of the Italian as he points to the big knuckles at the knees of men rushing to their offices, and he caught the Man About Town the first thing. "Coma fnaslde ana pressa da pants ana maka da vara mucha Ilka da new for a dime. Pants loka vera mucha da bad. I have a da goosa hot, and it taka da minute." The Italian really presses a pair of trousers in a few minutes. The customers go behind a screen and read the newspapers while he is at work. Sometimes the vanity of men is far In excess of that of the weaker sex. The way some men do primp up, pose before the mirror and adopt all the little conceits of woman occasionally jars upon one's nerves. Just a few years ago the ordinary man consider-, ed it an extravagance to pay 10 cents for a shave every day. But now, what a difference! The other day I saw a man—who, by the way, was a Grand Forkser—cash out $2.50 In a barber shop after he had been "fixed up," and this did not include tips, either. First he had: his hair cut, and while the bar ber was at work a manicurist was busy with his hands and at the same time the bootblack was polishing his oxfords. After the haircut and shave he had his hair singed: Then came a shampoo, followed by a rub with hair tonic. Of course he had his mustache curled and perfumeid, brllliantine was rubbed on his eyebrows then, after a final touch with the powder puff, he got up straightened himself before a full-length mirror and posed for a second or two with a half smile of sat. isfaction. This is somewhat of an indication of the—well, let us call it the extravagance of men. Wire Clicks HER HUSBAND ALIVE. Couple Separated Years Ago-BiA Be. lieved Other Dead—Illegal Marriage. toithUt* Prraa to The tuveaiag Time*. Washington, Pa., Sept. e.—A peculiar state of affairs was revealed when Louis Giles and Mrs. Mary Davis of near Canonsburg applied at the local Clerk of Court's office for a license to marry. Mrs. Davis stated that she had been married before, but that her husband. Wheeler Davis had died ten years ago. When she gave his name the deputy clerk informed her that he knew a man by that name. The grant ing of the license was deferred until an examination could be made, when it was learned that the woman's hus band was living north of Washington and had married in 1903 a girl named Ella Brown. It also developed that Davis believed his wife dead and so took oath when granted a license to marry Miss Brown. Mrs. Davis and Giles were re fused a license and- Wheeler Davis raw Informed that his second mar-' J'lage was illegal. No adjustment of the case has yet been made. MAKES MORE WORK. Pure Food Laws Makes Heavy Task for Agricultural Dept. Aaaoelated Preaa to The Ttaea. Washington, Sept 6.—As a result of th$ new pure food law which goes In to--effect January 1 next, the depart ment of agriculture is making prepara tions for the increased labor equip ment involved In its enforcement. The working forces and the appliances of the laboratories at Philadelphia, Chi cago, Baltimore and New Orleans will be largely increased, while at the ports of New York and Boston there will be erected new laboratories in which ,to conduct the necessary examinations pf all food products coming into this country. There is no money available for the construction of these buildings but ^he secretary of agriculture has been assured that it will be forthcoming at the:next session of congress. Assurances have been given that the money necessary to execute the pure food law through the employment of Inpectors and the necessary clerical force, will be provided. ROBBERY AT MILNOR. Watches and Jewelry Worth $800 Taken From Hanson's Store. Special to The Ereilst Ttaea. Milnor, N. D., Sept. 6.—The hard ware store of Hanson, Newgard & Hanson was entered last night and a quantity of watches and jewelry amounting to about $300 taken. No clue as yet to the robbers, except that several suspicious characters have been seen skulking in the weeds of late. The new Catholic church and First Natlfpal bank building are nearly completed^ MICHIGAN REUNION. timlitnl Pr*u to The Enslac Ttaea. Plymouth, Mich., Sept. 6.—Survivors of the Sixteenth Michigan Veteran Volunteer Infantry gathered here to day In twenty-sixth annual reunion. A reception to the old soldiers and their friends was held in the mofnlng at the Baptist church, followed this afternoon by a business session of the veterans. President Frank Wilson presided. TUBERCULOSIS CONFERENCE. Aaaoelated Preaa Cable to The Breslu Tlmea. The Hague, Sept. 6.—Medical men -of note from various parts of Europe and America are attending the fifth international tuberculosis conference, which assembled in this city today. During the several days the conference remains in session such qu3stions as compulsory notification, ways of in fection and tuberculosis among chil dren will be exhaustively discussed. AFTER KORAN'S SCALP. Aaaoelated Preaa to The Eyralac Ttaea. Boston, Sept. 6.—At a meeting of about 75 democrats, representing various sections of the state, in this city today, It was voted to oppose Dis trict Attorney John B. Moran for the democratic nomination for governor. The attitude of Joslah Quincy, chair man of the state committee, in oppos ing Moran, was endorsed. REUNION OF PHASES. Aaaoelated Preaa to The Bvealag Ttaea. Boston. Mass., Sept. 6.—The chase family association of American gather ed in annual reunion today at the Hotel Vendome in this city. Several hundred members were? in attendance, some of them coming from South Car olina, Illinois, Colorado and other dis tant states and also from various parts of Canada. POPE FAR FROM WELL. Aaaoelated Preaa Cable to The Evealas Ttaea. Rome, Sept 6.—It is asserted on re liable authority that the Pope is suf fering from gout in a dangerous form. Although his Holiness, is apparently well, it is feared that fatal paralysis of the heart may occur at any moment. The physicians in attendance decline to discuss the matter. MISSION TO FEZ. Aaaoelated Preaa Cahle to The Evealac Ttaea. Paris, Sept 6.—Commander John C. Fremont, the American naval attache, left Paris today for Tangier, whense he Will depart for Fez, in company with Minister Gummere. The Ameri can mission expects to remain a weeft at the capital oltMorocco. GETS A FINE POSITION. Boy Well tfnown In Fargo Gets Posi tion of Stenographer. Fargo Forum: A letter just recelv ied from Bismarck says that William Harris has been appointed to the cov eted position as stenographer in Gov ernor Sarles' office. Mr. Harris will be remembered as a former Dakota ,Business college pupil and his many friends In the city will rejoice to hear of his well-earned success. Closfr CalL One chickan hunter from Grafton, had a little experience, says the Rec ord, that he doesn't care to repeat— not that he was injured, but he had one of those things called a "close call." A rain storm came up and chas-~ ed him into a hen house. Now. of course there is nothing wrong about a chicken hunter going to a hen house, but he had only got Inside and passed the time of day with the hens, when a bolt of lightning came hurrying down and struck a shock of grain di rectly in front of his temporary abode. The grain burned up gladly and the hunter put out its hilarity and ex pressed thanks or should have done so, that the lightning did not hit the hen house and hit him for his hunt ing license. FIE COLLECTION Churchs Ferry Man Has Speci mens of All N. D. Trees, Rocks, Birds, Etc. Out near Churches Ferry is located one of the most Interesting and at the same time largest collections of na tural curiosities of the state to he found In any private collection. It Is the property of J. W. Barrett, who in his earlier days mingled sufficiently In politics to connect with the pay roll of the state and draw the salary of commissioner of agriculture and labor—the thing which the editor of the LaMoure County Chronicle tried to woo unto himself. But Barrett quit in time to devote some energy to other things besides rainbow chasing and having sufficient of this world's goods to make life comfortable without any serious efforts, and being by natural turn of mind a geologist and naturalist, he began making the collection which is now much more than a local curio sity. He named his farm Sylvaton and so arranged the buildings that his home IRe was actually surrounded with the objects he most enjoyed. He has grow ing on the farm every native tree or schrub of North Dakota, and in addi tion a large number of Imported va rieties. Among the latter is the Rus sian willow which in three years on his farm reached a height of eighteen feet, and is strong and healthy. He planted apple trees and trimmed them in various ways to discover the best method of protecting them from the wintry winds. But he did not stop at such things. He has made a collection of glaciated rocks of the state which show at a glance all the changes and actions of these giant plows of nature while they were fashioning the present fields which now make the farmers rich. The pyramid which he has constructed of these distinctive marked rocks become at once an object lesson which can be read at a moment's glance. The collection includes specimens of every kind of timber native to the state in both the natural and dressed state. The nest and eggs of every kind of native or migratory bird which makes North Dakota even a temporary home, and the seeds of every kind of grain and plant, whether wild or cul tivated, which so far have been found in the state. Many of the exhibits were shown at the St. Louis and Portland fairs, and the owner tarried off a large number of medals from both on the splendid exhibit of grains and grasses which he had at both places. THE ANGORA GOATS Raising of These Animals in This State a Profitable Business. The celebrated Enville Stock Farm, located at Cogswell, had a number of Angora goats on exhibition at the re cent fair In this city, and they were regarded as something of a curiosity, and on a par with the ordinary house hold pet. As a matter of fact, however, the industry is getting somewhat of a start in this state, As the following from the Devils Lake Republican will show: Augus McDonald has a three-quar ter section down in Poplar Grove on the old Besaw place and In a beautiful park section. The west side of the farm runs to the shore of Tellers bay and is lined with brush and young forest growth. Here Mr. McDonald has fenced off a pasture for his 30 fine Angora goats. He is well pleased with the goats and their work in cleaning land. The goats breed well but he missed one point. The goats must be clipped in April. The goats often give some raisers trouble when the kids are born as they are not ..as good mothers as are sheep. He separates each mother in a small pen. When the kid is born it needs a warm place till dry. In a few days the mother becomes attached to her kid and then there is no more trouble. Fencing properly (s important add need not be high but firm at top and as they will force it up and crawl under or several will get up on top wire and bear it down. The hair is long, silky, and brings a good price in good grades. The meat of the young goat is fine and in California hotels is served as Angora venison and a great favorite. NELSON STORY FAKE Persistent Rumor That Fighter Is Dead Denied by Asso ciated Press. Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evt^alaa Ttaea. New York, Sept. 6.—The report is in circulation that Battling Nel son died today at Goldfield, Nev. We are investigating. Relatives Not Worried. Chicago, Sept. 6.—At the home of "Battling" Nelson here his rela tlves declared they did not believe he was in a serious condition. The above telegrams were received by the Evening Times through Its As sociated Press reports this afternoon. Persistent rumors have been current on the street today to the effect that the fighter died at his quarters at Gold field from Injuries received during his fight with Gans, but they are not sub stantiated. GAVE SALARY AWAY. Aaaoelated Preaa to The Bvealac Ttaea. Boise, Idaho, Sept. 6.—Congressman Reeder of Kansas, who failed of an opportunity to speak during Tuesday nights sensational debate of the for est reserve'question, was called to the platform yesterday. Referring briefly to the controversy of last night, he said it was his desire to endorse the administration of Chief Forester Gif ford Pinchot. He made the statement that while Mr. Pinchot had drawn for* bis work the same salary as a con gressman, Mr. Plnehot was not exer cising that privilege, but instead, was having the salary distributed among his clerks. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6,1906, IN HDUIIG HIE S. J. Taylor Tells Reason For His Presence on the Streets Nude. New light has been shed on the act of Samuel J. Taylor, who arrived by the foot route in the city last night in Adaml£ dress, creating somethlng more of a stir than would be the case did the most beautiful woman appear on the street In a ball gown. The clothes have been found and with the calming down of tHe man while in the jail, he has been able to give a fairly good account of his actions. He was employed, he says, on the farm of Len Emerson, who lives ten miles south of the city. Yesterday he had a fight with a man, and after the scrap was over, he started to this city, on a wheel. As he traveled he became excited and scared and finally aban doned his wheel for the more rapid -foot race. As he ran he Increased his temperature as well as his excitement,, and as he became warmer he began undressing on the installment plan. Finally when an auto approached from behind, all reason seems to have deserted him, and he took an air line course tf this city. The first man to notice him was John McCoy, a farmer living about three miles south of the city, and when he passed that place he appeared a mere white streak. He was destitute of clothing, and this morning McCoy found the hat which had evidently been the last portion of his garments cast to the windtT, and by following the trail backward, recovered the entire outfit. Taylor had on one shoe of the style worn by lumber jacks and a. heavy woolen sock when he made his appearance on the streets of this city, the probability being that he was di vesting himself of these encumbrances when the automobile which he thought was after him, approached so he did not take time to complete the dlsrttb Ing act. He claims to have had $18' or $17 |n cash in his clothes, but no confirmation of this story has beeh possible. Whether he suddenly became insane or whether he received a blow on the head in the fight he mentioned, which' caused him to do the Garden of Eden stunt, cannot be told. LAND OF CORK JUICE Side Door Pullman Artists Will Soon Hie Themselves Elsewhere. The present season is known to rail way employes, especially to brakemen, as the hobo season, and- these latter have their hands full so to speak, to prevent the harvesters who always go west from violating tbo anti-pass law. There is always a certain number of men who seek to ride without paying the customary fee, and just-now the rush for the side door pullman is at its height and if the brakemen were •lot oh their guard, the freight trains would be' carrying as many passen gers as the regular passenger trains. The railway employes always in crease their vigilance with the advent of August, especially on the divisions between Duluthand Grand Forks. The harvest with its good wages is a mag net which draws a large number of men to it, and as a rule the majority of them have little or no money. With all the watchfulness of the traiuiren they are unable to keep their trains free from this class of travelers, and hradly a train pulls into t\« depot at this citey but does not carry one or more rod riders, while from every door opening a face may be seen peer ing out. It is a cheap mothod of travel In every thing save time, end that to* the average hobo is of little value. The season will last until aftev the grain on the North DakoU farms is threshed, and then the return will be on. Many of this class of passengers make the return trip in the same manner, though as a rule they have more monex than when they went out But it is not the purpose of this class of people to pay money to the rail roads. They look upon them much as the democratic party doeB, and believe that they should belong- to the gov ernment and as tliese travelers we a part of the government especially at election time in the close states, they feel ase though they are entitled to some consideration. The money which the railroads would take for carrying them would go far towaerds provideing a good time when the land of corn juice is reached, and they prefer it. THE EAST SIDE C. J. Gilbert, candidate for sheriff, is over today looking after his fences. Miss Florence Longan is back from a visit .in Minneapolis, extending over six weeks. E. Arneson left last evening for the Twin Cities to attend the fair. Miss Thorson assumed her duties at the Arneson store this morning. The lightning rod bunco game is again being worked according to ad vices from Gentllly. Last week agents went to the^home of Simon Vaudrain near there, asking that the rods be put on the house free of charge. The second day two men returned, put the rods up and presented Mr. Vaudrain with a bill for $156.50. When he re fused to pay It, they threatened to carry the matter into the courts and upon his still refusing to pay it, they proposed that he make out a note and pay in installments. But when Mr. Vaudrain told them he would not make any settlement, th^y wished him to pay $18 for the damage done to the rods and take them down. Finally they took the rods down, tore up the con tract and, as the correspondent says, "went away without even saying good by." CALL ISSUED. Comptroller of Currency Demands Condition of National Banks. .Prw,lto Vke Bveala* Ttaea. Washington, 8ept. 6.—The comptrol ler of the currency today issued a call for a statement of the condition of national banks at the close of busi ness Tuesday, September 4.