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are soon parted if he
comes here now." Our
house cleaning makes it
necessary for us to push
a lot of winter clothing
out into the cold world.
(The world will seem
warmer if you get in on
$10 overcoat $6.50
$12 overcoat $8.50
$14 overcoat $9.50
Agents Manhattan Shirt Co.
14 N. Minn. St New Ulm, Minn.
Had His Fingers Frozen.
George Wager, the prosperous St.
-George farmer, had a painful ex
perience with the cold snap Saturday.
That morning he was hauling wood
und in ascending a long hill his team
became stalled. He spent some time
trying to release the sleigh but finally
unhitched his horses and started them
for home, himself going to a neigh
bor's near at hand. While working
about the load he lost one of his
mittens and when he reached the farm
house he found that he had frozen three
fingers on the left hand and two on the
right. Dr. Weiser, who dressed them,
loes not think that amputation will be
BRIBING TH E NEKVES
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temporarily, but the inflammation of
which the cough is a symptom goes
from bad to worse. Do not waste time
and money on delusive -"cough mix
tures." Remember that Allen's Lung
Balsam does not merely put the nerves
to sleep. It gets right down to the root
of the trouble and so cures even deep
seated affections ot the throat and
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STUD40 SCORCHED BY FIRE
Goede & Sattler's Gallery Dam
Smok Conies Near to Suffocating
Noise Made by Fireme Awakens
Damage to the amount of several
hundred dollars was done to Goede &
Sattler's photograph gallery onBroad
way by afire which broke out in the
studio Monday morning. The blaze
originated when an attempt was made
to thaw out a frozen water pipe and
while it was in progress a young man,
Frank Woratschka, came near to
losing his life. He was asleep in a
small room opening off the gallery
and all but suffered death by asphyxi
Monday morning when the proprie
tors opened the gallery they found that
a water pipe in the dark room was
frozen up and to replace it in com
mission burned paper beneath the
faucet. A rag ignited and the fire com
municated to a partition, where it
smouldered for four or five hours.
Shortly before noon a passerby noticed
smoke issuing from the studio and,
stepping into City Clerk Schilling's
office next door, notified that official
that the adjoining building was afire.
Clerk Schilling unlocked the engine
house and rang tha small bell in the
tower, summoning enough men to run
a fire wagon to the nearest hydrant. A
few minutes later a general alarm was
sent in and when the members of the
department responded they soon had
two streams of water playing on the
building. At first the dense smoke
made it difficult for the firemen to
work but by tearing away portions of
the ceiling they uncovered the blaze
rnd extinguished it.
The tragic part of the affair was
furnished by Frank Woratschka, a
bartender. Late Sunday night he re
tired a in small sleeping room off
the gallery and was asleep when the
fire broke out. He was awakened by
the calls of the firemen and the tramp
ling in the next room and then discov
ered that his room was filled with
stifling smoke. Beyond being dazed
and stupified by his confinement he was
not injured, but his experience is note
worthy from the fact that only a few
weeks ago Jos. Sattler, one of the
proprietors, nearly lost his life by
asphyxiation the same apartment.
At the time the fire was discovered
the studio was deserted, Messrs.
Goede, Sattler and Emil Sprenger, an
employe, being at the Catholic church
taking a series of views. They heard
the alarm but thought nothing of it
until friends informed them that the
blaze was in their building. When
they reached the studio the firemen
had nearly finished their labors and
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We do riot-say 25 or 50 per cent
leduction, aa- our competitors do,
for our goods are not marked as
We have never baen able to se
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as it was our aim to sell goods
lower than anybody else. But we
do say at a Great Reduction, as we
want to sell a number of Men's
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These are all up-to-date suits and S
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So here is a chance for you, take
advantage of it.
VOLUME XXVI NTEWULM, BROWN COUNTY, MINTN., WEDNESDAY, A N 27, 1004.
the interior presented a scene of deso
Their backgrounds and a number of
the other fixtures in the operating
room were completely destroyed and
the fire had burned through the ceil
ing and charred the rafters on the
roof. The card stock, consisting of
mountings, envelopes and printing
materials, and the chemicals, were
kept stored above the dark room and
were ruined by fire and water. A fresh
stock of cards had been put in only
two months ago and no insurance was
carried on it.
Goede & Sattler estimate their loss
at $300 or $350. Of this .probably $200
is on the building, which is the pro
perty of Mr. Goede. This portion,
however, is covered, as the owner
carried $1,200 on the structure in the
Scottish & National Insurance Co., of
Edinburg, and the Home Insurance
Co., of New York.
Immediately after the fire Goede &
Sattler ordered new photographic
materials and will have things in
working order today.
Otto Kohn, who occupies the upper
floor of the building, did not suffer
BIG BOILER IS ORDERED
Eagle Hill Awards Contract to St.
S. Freeman & Sons of Racine, Wis.,
who built the marine boiler installed
last summer by the Eagle Roller Mill
company, will turn out a larger one
of the same type for the local com
pany this year. Last week Wm. Bros
of the Wm. Bros Boiler Manufactur
ing company of Minneapolis, and J.
G. Robertson of St. Paul, were in the
city figuring on the contract and
Saturday it was awarded to Mr.
Robertson. He will have the con
struction -work done by the Racine
firm and furnish a marine boiler of
300 horse power.
Thursday Mr. Simpson, represent
ing the Bates Machine company of
Joliet, 111., came to New Ulm to look
over the specifications for the new
engine which the Eagle mill will put
in this summer. The plans for this
have been altered and a larger engine
will be installed than was at first in
tended. Tt will have a capacity of 5C0
horse power and the order for it will
be placed in two or three weeks.
Nothing will be done about award
ing the contract for tha addition to
the engine room until the foundation
plan for the engine has been sub
mitted. The shape and size can then
be decided upon and the job will pro
bably go to local workmen. It will be
necessary to move a side track to
make room for the structure and this
work will be begun as soon as the
weather T\ ill permit.
Is What Iowa Needs.
Andrew J. Eckstein is in receipt of
a letter from Chris Mathes, chairman
of the board of supervisors at Bur
lington, la., in which the latter says
that Mr. Eckstein's plan to increase
the pay of county commissioners is
exactly what is needed in Iowa. The
supervisors of that state correspond
to the commissioners of this and Mr.
Mathes is at the head of the legislative
committee appointed by the Iowa or
ganization. He states that he will
read Mr. Eckstein's circular letter
upon the subject of more pay to the
Iowa supervisors when they hold their
annual convention at Des Moines and
will then recommend an amendment to
the law regulating fees.
Revival Meetings Opai.
Revival meetings, which are to con
tinue through this week and next, were
opened in the German Methodist church
Monday evening. These services are
held annually and take place every
evening, with the exception of Satur
day nights. This week they are in
charge of Rev. C. H. Sauter, the resi
dent pastor, but next week the latter
will have the assistance of Rev. A. F.
W. Krienke of Owatonna, in conduct
ing them. They are, primarily, of a
public nature, and Rev. Sauter has
extended an invitation to all to attend.
Woodmen Will Incorporate.
While the Woodmen of this city
have been busy arranging their mer
ger, their neighbors of the Rural
Camp, No. 6763, have been progress
ing in another direction. The Milford
lodge, ever since its organization, has
enjoyed great prosperity and its mem
bers have decided to incorporate un
der the state law. They will acquire
the club house in Milford and con
template making additions to the
building. Attorney Albert Pfaender
of this city, is looking after their in
terests in the incorporation matter.
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Norgren's Frisco Cough. Syrup. Sold
by ail druggists.
SIOUX WARRIORS ASK PAY
Would Recover for Lands Con
fiscated in 1862.
Delegation Requests Intercession
of Gov. Van Sant.
Tract Wa Granted by a
verse des Sioux Treaty.
In the hope of assistance from Gov.
Van Sant in the furtherance of a claim
against the national government*, five
Iadians from the Sisseton reservation
in South Dakota called at the capitol
Frid-ay, says the St. Paul Globe.
The governor was at Washington, D.
but the delegation was received by
his secretary, Robert Jamison, whotook
their statement in writing and pro
mised them he would submit it to the
As they sat in the capitol corridor
waiting, the little band presented a
marked contrast to the Indian of the
latter-day artist, or even the type of
redskin, who, under the leadership of
the late S. Bull, .achieved some promi
nence in the Northwest a few years
ago. All had discarded the blanket,
moccasins and feathers for the cloth
ing of civilization, and, in stiff hats
or cloth caps, fur coats, cloth suits
and even overshoes, appeared per
Most prominent of their number was
Mar-pin-ah-din-apee (Coming Cloud),
who is distinguished as being one of
two survivors of those who signed the
treaty of Traverse des Sioux in 1851.
By this treaty the Indians ceded to
the government practically all of the
territory which is now Minnesota.
Coming Cloud is now seventy-six years
old. He is a medicine man, and is
also known by the name of Dr. Enoch.
In the party was one who looked
even older than Coming Cloud, and
whose skin had the appearance of a
well worn alligator satchel. His face
was sunken with age and his eyes
nearly closed. Inquiry developed the
fact that he was known by the name of
The others were Mah-to-way-ak-api
(Saw the Grizzly Bear), In-ga-manee
(Running Walk), and Maz-a-wauk-in
za-na (Iron Thunder).
The delegation represented the Sisse
ton and Wahpeton Indians, and their
claim against the government reverts
to the treaty of Traverse des Sioux. By
this treaty, made in 1851 and ratified
some few years later, the Sisseton and
Wahpeton tribes of the Sioux turned
over to the United States government
a vast tract of territory, and return
the members of those tribes were to
receive annuities for fifty years.
At the time of the Sioux outbreak of
1862 the government took the ground
that the Indians had violated the terms
of their treaty and the annuities, which
had been paid for eleven years, were
Some of the Indians had been loyal
through the uprising of 1862, and in
their behalf legislation was undertak
en, and in 1892 claims under the old
treaty amounting to $200,000 were al
lowed and paid. Since that time there
has been continued effort to secure
further payment, and the Indians now
have claims amounting in all to $3,
The members of the Sisseton and
Wahpeton tribes are scattered. There
are about 1,900 of them on the reser
votion in South Dakota, some 1,700 or
more in various parts of Minnesota,
and others in Nebraska and parts of
The late C. E. Flandrau had for a
number of years prior to his death
been interested in this matter in be
half of the Indians, and had exerted
his influence to secure some recog
nition of the claims by the govern
By the provisions of the treaty of
Traverse des Sioux the Indians were
given a reservation which extended
from a point about a half mile from
the western boundaries of Milford and
Sigel townships to the head waters of
the Minnesota river. It extended to a
width of ten miles on each side of the
stream, and it is pay for this land
which the aborigines are trying to
MADE THE MERCURY DROP
Cold Wave Strikes Minnesota
Sends Thermometer Down.r
ence has been decidedly frigid. Start
ing Friday with the thermometer at 3
degrees above zero, the cold wave took
it down to 14 degrees below Saturday
A strong wind from the north made
it seem even colder than it really was,
but toward evening the breeze subsid
ed somewhat and then intense, bitter
cold set in, forcing the murcury down
rapidly, Sunday morning thermome
ters about town registered as low as
35 and 37, but the government instru
ment at Andrew J. Eckstein's drug
store recorded 32 degrees below. This
was enough to satisfy ordinary mor
tals, however, and it had the effect of
keeping most people within doors.
All day the streets were deserted
and attendances at church services
fell off greatly. Not even the Sunday
papers could tempt many men from
their firesides and there were tingling
feet and fingers in store for those who
did venture forth. It is probable that
fuel consumption doubled and the
frosty rails "caused railway trains to
lose time. At no time during the day
did it get warmer than 3 degrees be
low zero and the following morning
the quick silver was back to 29 below.
Plumbers were kept busy Monday
restoring water pipes to usefulness.
chamber, and Dr. J. P. Graff had the
same trouble at his residence. These
were the most serious cases but in
many instances property owners were
annoyed by frozen water connections.
Wrote of Revolution.
COLD COMPORT FROM DOCTORS.
At City Clerk Louis SchillingV office followed by a period em
the pipe's burst, flooding the council
Superintendents E. T. Critchett of
this city, chairman, E. B. Uline of
Mankato, and R. H. Burns of St.
James, the committee appointed re- be of light blue cloth,
cently to examine the essays prepared
by school children of the Second con
gressional district, held a meeting in
New Ulm Friday afternoon. The es
says were written in a competition be
ing conducted by the Sons of the
American Revolution and were upon
revolutionary subjects. Three were
selected and forwarded to St. Paul,
where they will be read at a meeting of
Doctors say neuralgia is not danger
ous. This is poor consolation to a
sufferer who feels as if his face were
pierced with hot needles and torn with
a thousand pairs of pincers. A word
of advice to him: stay indoors and use
Perry Davis' Painkiller. The blessed
freedom from pain which follows this
treatment cannot be told. There is but
one Painkiller, Perry Davis'.
Dr. Weaver's Syrup
Purifies the blood Cerate (ointment) for the akin.
J* Absolute Klondyke weather has pre
vailed for the last few days and the
tales of fabled cold snaps, as related
by "the oldest inhabitant," have been
put to the blush. Since Saturday the
problem of keeping warm has confront
ed Minnesota people and the experi-
the society to beheld on Washing- wear, either on or off duty, anJy articles
ton's birthday, February 22nd, and
compared with similar essays from the
remaining congressional districts of
It is just a step to the spring
Season of 1904.
We h-ve already received a part of our new line of Ginghams and
Spring and Summer Dress Goods and the balance will be here in short
time. Never before have we given this department the great amount of
careful attention that we have given it this season with the result that our
showing of Spring and Summer Dress Goods for 1904 will surpass any
thing heretofore shown by us or anyone elae in this city. All the latest
patterns and designs in the new colorings will be found in this line—if it's
up to-date we'll have it.
We have aleo received anew and complete assortment of embroideries,
laces, allovers, insertions and trimmings. Don't buy before looking over
our enormous stock of these as well as other things.
Fall and Winter Come Hand-in-hand,
Fall lingers only long enough to make us wish 6he might be with us al
ways then Winter takes the floor, and makes us wish for Spring. Econo
my and quality go band-in-band here—alwajs the same rain or shine,
comfortable prices, comfortable clothes and stylish ones.
SPECIFIES NEWEST FASHIONS'
Order Issued Deals With Clothes
of Militarv Men.
National Guardsmen to Have At
tire of Regular Army
Officers to Be Equipped With New
Uniforms by July 1st.
After July 1st of this year officers of
the Minnesota national guard will
wear the uniforms specified by the
United States army regul&tiansC An
order outlying the fashions in military
attire and changing the uniform now
used has been looked for for some time
and it has at last been issued. It
No. 1. The uniform of the Minne
sota National Guard shall be the same
as that now prescribed in the United
States army, with the following ex
The coat of arms of the United States
on the collar of the officers' dress coat
will be omitted and replaced by the
"state designation," to consist of the
letters MINN of Gothic design, inch
0 a of
gilt metal, to be worn on each side of
the collar 1 inch from its end or mid
wav of its height.
The officers' overcoat shall be that
now prescribed for and worn by the
officers of the Minnesota National
The cape of infantry officers shall be
lined with white.
The trousers of engineer officers shall
for other officers of the line.
The full dress uniform for officers
and enlisted men, including the uni
form for evening wear and the mess
jacket, will not be required until
further orders from these headquarters.
Enlisted men not belonging to or
ganizations which have been supplied
with the new uniform prescribed for
the National Guard are forbidden to
of the new pattern adopted.
This order will take effect at the con
venience of officers until the first day
of July, 1904, by which date all officers
will be uniformed and equipped as
FOR SAKE—We have for sale for a
client, at a very reasonable price, an
eight room house in New Ulm conven
iently located. Hoidale & Somsen. 4-6
Found at last, the cough syrup that
has long been wanted—it is Frisco
Cough Syrup for coughs, colds, bron
chitis and lung trouble. For sale by
W. G. Alwin's Drug Store.
Beautiful, hand made K. N.
from $25 down to $10.
& F. Fall Suits,
Overcoats that the real swell tailor would make
for $60, we tell for $25 and mighty floe ones
dov.n to $10.
All heavy Suits and Overcoats sell now at re
duction price—not for cost or below as some
dealers advertise. This is merely deceiving the
public. We sell as advertised.
Winter caps below regular price.
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