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I AD example of what unthinking and
irresponsible people will do for a few
"cents is given in the Minneapolis
Journal of a recent date by the pub
lication of an article purporting to
^ome from this city to the effect that
one of the brothers of the mother of
-Geo. Koch was a murderer, stating
ihat the matter had been thoroughly
-investigated and it was true and-would
be used to establish the fact at the
next trial, that the passion for mur
der was inherited in Dr. Koch.
The article is a vicious piece of in
famy, that has no foundation in fact
and is a libel of the most criminal
kind, for the mother of Dr. Koch had
no brothers, according to the state
ments of those who are supposed to
know, and the only thing that could
give rise to the article is the fact that
a nephew of Dr. Koch's grandfather,
did kill a man in self-defense and did
serve a few years in the state peniten
tiary for manslaugbterr
If, as the article referred to states,
it was a deed more heartless than the
murder of Dr. Gebhardt, there could
have been no sentence of manslaughter.
There is only one penalty in this state
for crimes of that sort and that is
If the motive for such wholesale ly
ing is simply to^make a few cents it
shows a depravity of mind that is be
yond comprehension, and if the pur
pose*comes from a desire to influence
prospective jurors it is baser yet.
Lt is to be hoped that it did not come
from any source in this city.
The same article, with a little varia
tion, appears in the last issue of the
Brown County Journal and also the
New Ulm News, portrayed with .start-'
A prominent member of the beef
packers' combine has been indicted by
the federal grand jury-in Chicago. In
dictments are hanging over the heads
of several of his conferers. The pro
ceedings are being conducted with con
siderable secrecy, but the men who are
being hit know what is going on in
their ease. Thus far the proceedings
against the packers are for conspiracy,
or alleged conspiracy, on the charge
of trampering with the witnesses in the
beef trust case. The examinations on
charges which involve the actual viola
tion of the antitrust Jaw are also .un
der way.
It is on the ground that ..they in
fringe Ihe antitrust law that the pack
ers have most to fear from the federal
authority. Several suits have already
gone ag"ainsfc them, and these indicate
that on criminal proceedings, which
are now being instituted, they are open
to very serious assault. The pretense
of their lawyers that they are not
members of a trust is vain. The courts
have found that there is a beef trust,
and that it is composed of certain cor-
He knew that the reporter of the Re
view was new at the business and he
deliberately lied to him and when his
A new.order for the enlistment of
troops for the United States army has
placed the age limit at eighteen and
thirty-five.' The old provision calte
for twenty-one as the youngest accept
able age. Those under age, however
have to have the consent of their
parents. It must be that the army is
in need of men, and it is too bad that
it is possible for so young boys to get
into the army. Eighteen is an age
when, if ever a boy turns to that kind
of life, after he is of age and in a po
sition to go to work for himself- -most
of the glamor of the army life has
Standard of
Perfect Baking.
ling emphasis and making it appear
as though it was of vast importance
that it should be placed in -the hands
of the public.
The Review was unable to get a re
port of a recent meeting of the pro
moters of the Independent telephone
company because, taking the word of
the president of the company as reli
able, the reporter did as he requested
and left the hall. Mr. Liesch as a
newspaper man is perhaps entitled to
this privilege and any advantage he
can secure by such tactics he is at li
berty to use to his advantage. It
seems to be his forte to take advant
age of circumstances in the most un
scrupulous manner to assist his busi
ness, but as the president of a tele^
phone company, representing most of
the business men of the city, he is
Wsing his office for a purpose that
shows how infinitely small is his ap
preciation of what is right and just.
There is very little possibility and
less probability that the matter will be
brought up in the trial. It is too far
fetched to be considered and the only
attention that will be paid to it will be
that caused by the insane desire of
these papers to establish a record of
shameless cruelty and vulture-like
rapacity in securing their sensational
Is it not enough for the papers of this
city that an o\i man's heart is nearly
breaking because of the sorrow the
necessity of this defense has forced iip
onhim?,f j^ $g^
it not sufficient that the relatives
of the defendant in this case have, in
the actual facts connected with the
case, enough of the cross of sadness to
The least that can be..,-said of the
action of these papers in this little
city where each man is neighbor to
each otheV, is that it is not news, it is
heaping insult upon injury, and at
tempting to biacken the character of
an honorable family by trying to
stretch over its history the deeds of a
man so distantly removed from it that
there is not the slightest connection,
more than there is in the story that
most of us are. descendants of the in
glorious Cain.
2 It is possible that we may be mis^
taken in what constitutes news but if it
is necessary to stoop to such methods
as is demonstrated in the Liesch school
of journalism then we have to admit
that we have made a dismal failure of
the business. 7
porations. The particular personages
who are to be dealt with by the federal
courts in the criminal prosecution are
members ©f these companies. They
are malefactors in the eye of the law.
The prosecution of a few of the beef
packers will be a fine lesson for the
country. It will show the people, in
cluding those who are members of the
big combines, that the richest and the
poorest are on an absolute equality in
this country in the eye of the law. If
the individual packers who are being
assailed are found guilty, they will
have to meet the punishment pre
scribed by the 'statute. President
Roosevelt stands behind the courts in
New York and Chicago which are pro
ceeding against the^beef combiner His
earnestness and courage in his crusade
for the enforcement of the laws brought
the Northern Securities company to
grief a year ago, and hit the beef trust
at an earlier and a later date. It is a
criminal prosecution which is being
waged this time, and if guilt is fasten
ed on the accused persons nothing will
save them from going behind the bars.
own lies would not convince the young
man he employed his own reporter to
lie to him and the two of them succeed
ed in getting him out of the hall.
Wasn't it a beautiful specimen of a
just and great man, who for the past
months has been prating about the
dignity of truth?
What pride the members of the com
pany he represents must take in the
action of their president?
We presume that Mr. Liesch and his
reporter got together and laughed
over the matter, and called it a good
joke, but the president of the telephone
company is stooping to very small
ends to frame a joke for himself. It
was in plain English a dirty piece of
business and if it is a sample of the
work he is going to do as president of
the telephone company, the sooner the
promoters get a man in the office the
better off thev will be. S~r"- ,„.
Smoking of cigarets and the sale of
cigarets will continue in this state as
the bill to prohibit the same has been
killed. Some arrangement to compel
parents to properly look after their
offspring would do more towards
stopping this vile habit than an at
tempt to prevent the sale of the filthy
things in the state. s«5.
The defense put up by Mr. Rogers
for the Standard Oil company might
puzzle a justice of the peace in some
western town of less than 300 inha
bitants, but it will not stand the cold
logic of public opinion.
Dr. King's
New Discovery
OUGHSand 50c & $1.00
OLDS Free Trial.
Surest and Quickest Cure for all
Evangelical Association Decides to
Have Home.
Purchases Lots and Layys Plans
For Erection of Building.
Location to be on Corner of Wash
ington and First St. South.
The Hauenstein property7 d~n the
corner of Washington and First street
north was transferred yesterday to the
Evangelical Association of this eity,
the transfer being made for the pur-,
-pose of the erection of a church
It is the purpose oflhe Association
to incorporate in this city and become
independent of the adjoining organ
izations and set-to-work to build up
that branch of the,.religious denomi
nations of the citj%~~
As soon as the preliminary business
of the organization is completed and
the plans of the church building ar
ranged, preparation will be made to
begin the erection of a structure that
is to cost in the neighborhood of $5000.
The plans will call for a neat and en
tirely modern church building with an
incline floor and circular pews, the
entire building to be heated through
out with a furnace. I S ^Wpl
In connection with the church build
ing there is to be a parsonage for the
use of the resident minister. It is to
be located on part of the same lots
-and will be arranged with reference to
the comfort and convenience of the
pastor.**.» «•'.,*,•*•„*.' -*,«
Presiding Elder Rev. Stapf of Man
kato, was in the city yesterday and in
connection with Rev. Isker and A.
F. Redman of this city, completed the
details of the purchase of the property
for the building." After the incorpora
tion of the Association there will be a
building committee appointed to look
after the erection -and completion of the
plans under" consideration, and before
snow flies there will be a neat building
on the present vacant lots." -"•''•.'
The seriousness of the crime with
which Mr. Liesch is charged is made
doubly.so by the vicious persistency
he has maintained since the arrest of
Dr. Koch, in an apparent attempt to
prejudice the minds of people against"
a man whose life depends on the. de
cision twelve of these men must give.
Such a purpose is beneath contempt.
It ought to be held conspiracy to mur
der. It is placing a helpless man in
a position where justice cannot reach
him. -For such an offense there should
be only a prison sentence, at least for
such a time as is necessary to give
the man against whom he has such an
tipathy, a chance for his life.
Sleepy Eye did well in electing I. M.
Olsen to the ©ftice of mayor for. the
second time. He has made a competent
official and his return is an evidence
of recognition on the part of the peo
ple of that place that his work, has
been satisfactory. ."„' ',
,,,'i Confirmation Class at St. Pauls.
Last Sunday the class tor confirma
tion was examined at the Lutheran
church"."" Twenty-four boys and thirty
four girls were found to be prepared
and will be confirmed next Sunday.
The class is composed of the follow-
in S •S-2S^lS.fi|Ifi W8WSW^
7^.'" GIRLS.
Elwina-^Meissel, Ida Falk, Flora
Oetting, Alma Lindemann, Alwine
Winklemann, Lizzie Brandt, Herta
Rolloff, Meta Polzin, Anna Hazel
brook, Clara Wies, Anna Beyer, Emma
Beyer, Emma Windhorn, Aima Engel
bert, Meta Geisler, Pauline Pitzner,
AnnaDargow, Martha Fiemeier,Emma
Bethke, Ella Duehn, Eleanor Luetjen,
Minnie Rauschke, Alwine Guggis
berg, Meta Rautenberg, Clara Nun,
Martha Bochum," Ida Baar, Lizzie
Juderj-ahn,jA.lma Bolduan. Frieda
Gieseke,^p3auline Kuhlbach^Meta
Dahms, Lydia Duehn, EllaHoTlott".
Emil Bieraugel. Edwin Buck, Erwin
Spelbrink, Fred Schweppe, Arthur
Schfoeder, Ernest llolloff. Otto Rose
nau, Otto Milbrett, Edmund Schaefer,
John Koester, Louis Huhn, Theodore
Streissguth, Otto Milke, Otto Bluhm,
George Koester, Jacob Kalb, Fred
Thiede, Walter Backer, Melwen
Vogtei, Edmund Reim. Walter Muess
ing, Helmut Reinke, Herman Aufder
heide ami Winifred Schaller.
Attention is called to the large ad of
G. A. Ottomeyer which is to be found
on the last page of the paper. Mr.
Ottomeyer will occupy space on this
page for three weeks where bargain
hunters will please look for hisjjrices.
Io heal
often ends in a sad accident,
accidental injuries, use BucklenV Ar
nica Salve. "A. deep wound ii my foot,
from an accident," writes Theodore
Schnele, of Columbus, O "caused me
great pain. Physicians were helpless,
but Bucklen's Arnica Sulve quickly
healtd it." Soothes and heals burns
like-magic. 25c at O. M. Olsen druggist.
Clcmrea and beautifies the hair.
Fromote* a luxuriant growth.
Never foils-to Restore Gray
Hair to its Youthful Color.
Cures scalp diseases & hair tailing.
i0c,and1.00at Druggists
"A "Royal Slave" Gives Excellent
Grand"' Scenic Production "Wins
Words of Commendation.
Presented in NewUlmon Saturday
Evening, April 15th. -.
Advance notices of the appearance
of the Royal Slave, have appeared in
the papers of this city for the past two
or three weeks, to the effect that the
splendid organization would be at
-Turner theatre on the loth of April',
which is Saturday evening, and it is'
anticipated that at "that time there
will be a good audience.
'-The Royal Slave" is one of the very
best scenic productions that is on the
road. It is one of the best of Gordon
& Bennetts celebrated plays and never
fails to attract wherever it is-produced.
It has never been in this city, but last
season it was played in" Mankato and
gave excellent satisfaction and will be
reproduced there again this year.
While the play itself is excellent the
special features of the -production is
the scenie effects and the costumes,
which are rich and add to the power
of the drama. The scene is laid in
Mexico and brings .out much of the
romance and tragedy of that xomantic
country, something that-is new to the
people of this*citv. pi "HpiSIgi^
Manager Johnsori~of Turner theatre
does not hesitate in giving this play
his hearty recommendation and as
sures the theatre goers that they will
not be disappointed if they go and^that
they will be if they do not.
Tickets are now on sale at the City
Drugstore and "it is advisable to get
seats as early as possible and make
arrangements to see something of real
merit and true worth.
A novel feature in connection with
this entertainment will be the matinee
that is lib be held at 2:30 p. m. It is
what is called a "Ladies' and Child
ren's Bargain Matinee." The same
production will be given and the prices
will be 15 and 25.cents.-.
Prices for the evening performance
are 25, 50 and 75 cents, and tickets are
on sale at the City Drug store.
FOUND—A heavy neck strap used for
hitching horses to posts. Owner may
have same by identifying and calling
on Wm. Winkelmann, also paying for
this xtotAceMQ^^^0i§M' lf?S?-:'j|. "',
Anton Sihlm^'olufniixt do^f'Iiiafbter'
donned the garb of a fire fighter at the
regular meeting of the N. ^U. ,E., „,D.
held last week. &%£rK
Miss Ida Forner and Messei*s. J. A.
Johnsen and L. Richardson of St.
Louis, Mo. were in the city last week
looking for a location to start a ladies
tailoring establishment. They have as
yet not decided.
Fred Williams who has been^mana
-ger-of the billard "and pool hall for
the past few months left the beginning
of this week. Mr. Williams will leave
for Texas next Tuesday where he will
join the Cosmopolitan Carnival com
pany which was in this city last fall.
§|iThe Brinton Entertaining Company
closed their four nights production of
moving pictures at the Opera House
Sunday evening. The company was
greeted with a packed- house at every
performance who were well pleased
with the realistic scenes through which
they were taken. Mr. Brinton has
been making this,city for the past few
years and appreciates the cordiality
of the New Ulm people.
.. Willard G. Little, who for "the past
six years has been in the office of Bin
ham Bros, in this city has resigned
and will leave in a short time for
Tacoma, Wash., where he will enter a
large book store in that city as a part
ner. -jMrhe firm will deal largely in
-photos and photo supplies. This de
cision on the part of Mr. Little is quite
sudden as the opportunity came to him
only recently,. He is a victim of hay
fever, which each year compels him to
seek a change of climate and one rea
son of his desire to get to this western
country is to avoid this anmial trouble.
He will leave a large circle of friends
in this city. Ifljgjg. S
Order for Hearing Proofs of Will.
ij*County of Brown. f'v
5 In I'rubule Court'£.
$ Special Term, Apr. 11. If05.
In the matter of the estate of Carl
Clasen, deceased.
Whereas an instrument in writing, pur
poitingto be the last will and testament
ot Carl Clasen late of said county, has
been deliveied to this Court
And whereas, Christiana CJasen has
Sled therewith her petition, representing
among other things that said Cail
Clasen died in said countv on the 27th day
of March A. J». 1905, testate, and that said
petitioner is the sole executrix named in
said last will and testament, and praying
that said instrument may be admitted to
probate, and that letters testamentary
be to her issued thereon
It is ordered, that the proofs of said in
strument and the said petition, be heard
before this Court at the Probate Office, in
tlit Court House, in the Cit of New Ulm,
in said county an the 4th day of May'
A. D. 1903, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon!
when all concerned may appear and con
test the probate of said instrument.
And it is further ordered, that public
notice ol the time and place of said hear
ing- be given to all persons interested, by
publication of a copy of this order for three
successive weeks previous to said day of
hearing in the New Ulm Review, a weekly
newspaper, printed and published at the
city of. New ulm, In said county.
Dated New Ulm, Minn.. Ap'ril nth. A
D. 1965.
By the Court,
(Seal) S. A. GBOKGE,
Commodore Nicholson of the II. S.
N a
No. 72'
Recommend!* Pe-ru-na-—Other Prominent
Men Testify.
Hi. S. Minister to Guatemala.
Dr. W. Godfrey Hunter, U. S. Minister
to Guatemala, and ex-member of Con
gress from Kentucky, in a letter from
Washington,jD. C.r writes:
Hon. John J. Patterson, Ex-United States Senator from South Carolina, in a
letter from 37-8"Cnesthut street, Philadelphia, Pa., writes:
"As quite a number of my friends have and are using Peruna as
a*catarrh cure with beneficial results, I feel that 1 can safely recom*
mend it to those suffering from that disorder. "---J. J. Patterson.
y-- .,
Commodore Somerville Nicholson, of
the United States Navy in a letter from
1837 Street, Northwest, Washington,
D. €!., says:
Peruna has been and is now
Used by so many of my friends and
acquaintances as a sure cure for catarrh
that I am convinced of its curative
qualities and I unhesitatingly recom-! factory results from the use of Peruna,
mend it to all persons suffering from,
that complaint."—S. Nicholson.
To introduce this brand
of soap,*we will foralimited
time sell JQK
seeds which we sell in bulk, by the 3
Ei ounce or pound. g|We also have some good-3
§E seed Corn, which we can recommend. We if
Ej will be pleased to have you call when you jS.
E: buy your .seeds. Respectfully yours, 3
JtJars tort*
We guarantee it to ,4e as
good as uny of the standard
soaps/1 IfrFfil
4udse of Proba tea',
I am fully satisfied that your Peruna
is an efficacious remedy for catarrh, as I
and many of my friends have been
benefited by its use."—"SV. G. Hunter,
Well known men of dignity and promi
nence in the United States endorse and
recommend Peruna for catarrh.
I If you do not derive prompt and satis1-
-write at-once to Dr. Hartman, giving a
full statement of your case, and he will
be pleased to give you his valuable ad
vice gratis.
Address Dr.
The Hartman
ptaple and fancyGrocories,Crockery,
Red Front Grocery
DrTWeaver'g Syrup and Cerate.
Successful treatment for bleod and ekin diseases.
Hartman, President of
Sanitarium, ColumbEs,
tj~: i?
18 N. Minn.:
With Cleanly Persons if Soap
ancl^fWater are Desirable
Pompeian ^Massage" Cream
is Essential
do not
wear fresh under
of it," hut to
or "the looks
enjoy tne
Clean outer
sense of
garments answer for
appearances.^^:Q & £r. r*
Doap and water will take the
surface grime off tne face, but Pom
peian Cream alone will take tne
hidden dirt from the pores—the
dirt that makes the complexioa f',
sallow, muddy and oily. i,
Pompeian Massage Cream can- m'
not improve nature hut it permit* !r
nature to do its perfect work— lib
it makes, the pores throw off the jgf
dirt and impurities, and it gives a
sense of cleanliness unknown before
its use. Does not— cannot —pro
mote the jjrowth of hair on the

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