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(The Evening* Star-News De
clared the Official Paper
of Minneapolis.
the Police Commission Re
port Given a Little More
the Proposed Lowering of
the H. & D. Tracks
Deadlock Over the Election of
Street Commissioners
The committee on printing furnished
most of the material lor animated de
bates at yesterday's meeting of the city
council, and the letting of the publica
tion of the proceedings of the council
created something of a breeze. The
committee reported in favor of accent
ing the bid of the Evening Star, which
was for 22 cents per inch in either
nonpareil or minion type. Aid. E. M.
Johnson in order to head off the prob
able adoption of the report tried to have
it laid on the table, and attempted to
make it appear that the council should
designate what style of type should be
used. lie finally made a motion to that
effect which carried, when the chair
man of the committee on printing in
formed the council that the contract in
accordance with which the bid was
made specified that the council should
have this privilege.
Aid. Clouticr then moved that the
Star should be declared the official pa
per id' the city.
Again the "friend of the Tribune ob
jected upon the specious plea that the
contract had not been signed.
Aid. Cloutier then added that his
motion should take effect when the con
tract was signed, which was unanimous
ly carried.
The committee recommended that the.
bids for doing the job printing be all
rejected, and the heads of departments
of the city government be allowed to
get their printing where they please.
provided Minneapolis printers are
patronized. This was adopted on the
face of the fact that tlie charter directs
that the lowest bid shall be accepted.
The committee reported that it had
been unable to obtain the majority re
port of the board of police commis
sioners from Commissioner Baker or 11.
A. Norton, the clerk, and of course .
could not have it printed in accordance
with instructions, and recommend that
the matter be referred to ihe city attor
ney with instructions to take .such steps
as he thought best in order to secure *
the return to the city clerk of the same.
A Id., Parker of the committee, attempted
to make it appear that the report which
had been read in the council and re
ferred to the committee was not the full
report, and the board had not intended
to submit it. lie undertook to intimate
that it had been loaned by courtesy to
the major, who had turned it over to
the clerk. He was contradicted in this
by the city attorney, who exclaimed:
"Why, Commissioner Baker and Maj.
Norton both stood here and heard the
report read and never raised any
Aid. E. M. Johnson undertook to
make it appear that the printing of the
report was a trivial matter, ana finally
the advice of the city attorney was
sought lie suggested that a formal re
quest should be made by the council for
the return of the document. This was
done, accordingly, in the form of a
The deadlock over the election of
street commissioners was in a measure
broken. Aid. Cooley moved that the
council proceed to the election of a
street commissioner for the Eighth
ward. This was amended by Aid. Gil
man, that the street commissioners of
all the wards should be elected. This
was defeated, ami then Aid. E. M. John
son moved the election of an Eighth
ward street commissioner, and Aid.
Dwyer objected that it was out of
Aid. Cooley said he did not regard the
Democrats as obstructionists, and 'did
not want to. If they were lie wanted to
know it. The Eighth ward needed to
have certain work done, and should not
be prevented.
Aid. Mills said the Third ward was
suffering because of water, and needed
a street commissioner at once.
Aid. E. M. Johnson then moved that
the Eighth and Third ward commis
sioners be elected.
The chair declared the motion in
order, saying he recognized the election
of commissioners in certain wards as
needed. No appeal was taken from his
decision, and the Twelfth and Thir
teenth wards were added by amend
ment. The election resulted as follows:
Third Ward— Alstadt, 28 votes.
Eighth Ward— S. Tripp (Rep.), 21;
I. W. Fitzgerald (Dem.), 6.
Twelfth Ward— Levi Cumm ings, 22;
M. D. Elliot, 9.
Thirteenth Ward- -George Bicknell,
19; James Gorman, 13.
There was the usual row over lower
ing the Hastings & Dakota tracks in
the Seventh, Eighth, Twelfth and
Thirteenth wards, which came upon the
majority and minority reports of a
special committee consisting of the
committee on railroads and the alder
men from the wards affected, to which
was referred Aid. Cooley's ordinance,
finch provides that the city shall bear
half of the expense of lowering the
tracks. The majority report, signed by
seven members of the committee, was in
favor of the ordinance, and the minority
report, which was unfavorable to the
ordinance was signed by six mem
bers. Aid. ('ooley's idea was that
the city would get enough dirt to
be used for grading to pay half of the
excavation; and in this lie was
backed up by Aid. Gibson, Dwyer,
and E. M. Johnson, while Aids. Cloutier
and Nbrenberg thought the railroad
should stand the entire expense, and
would soon be forced to do so in order
to accommodate its own business. Aid.
Koreuberg stated this view of the case
when he said: "The railroad will be
compelled to lower its tracks within a
year or else take them up, and 1 wish
they would do it." The majority was
finally adopted, and a resolution ac
cepting the proposition of the railroad
to divide the expense was laid over to
the next regular meeting and made the
special order of business.
The fixing of the license for the priv
ilege of keeping a dog of the female
sex gave rise to a funny debate. The
committee on licenses reported in favor
of making it $5; Aid. Ed Johnson
wanted to make it HO; Aid. Mills
wanted action indefinitely postponed,
but the committee's recommendation
was adopted.
The monthly budget of bills amount
ing to $145,084.19 was passed.
The license on billiard and pool tables
was reduced from $15 to -55 for each
The ordinance giving the Omaha and
the Northern Pacific railroads right of
way over First street north, was given
its first reading.
A proposition of a company to con
struct a crematory for refuse of a capac
ity of 100 cubic feet per day.the city to
furnish the ground and purchase it at a
cost not to exceed $5,000, provided it
gives satisfaction, was adopted upon
the recommendation of the committee
on health and hospitals.
The city attorney reported back Aid.
Kerr s sewer ordinance without recom
mendation, and it was referred to a spe
cial committee of five and the city attor
E.L.Ellis and family have returned from
Connecticut, where they have been spending
the winter. ' &
„^ B. Winston, Esq.. left last evening for
■Duluth, whence lie will make a trip over the
Iron Itange railroad.
The Handsome Structure to Be
Elected by the Y. M. C. A.
Accompanying this article is a cut of
the proposed new building of the Young
Men's Christian association to be erected
this year on the corner of Mary place
and Tenth street, a sightly location
which meets with the almost unanimous
approval of all classes in the city. As
will be seen at a glance from the above
picture, taken from a hasty pen etching
by the secretary, the building will bean
imposing and edifice worthy the lo
cation. The lot, already owned by the
association, upon which this ornate
structure is to stand is 07? feet on
Tenth street by 107 feet on Mary place.
For the present the building will oc
cupy the corner, 97>£ by 100 "feet, with
the main entrance on Tenth street. It
will lie built of stone, four stories in
height.' After the return of the commit
tee, in company with the architect,
some slight changes may be made, but
the arrangemenfrof the building will be
practically as follows: First Floor— i
main entrance on Tenth street will be
large and attractive. The side en- i
trance on Mary place, leading to
the secoud lloor, will also pre
sent a specially inviting appearance.
The front corridor will lead directly into
the spacious, bright, cheery reception
room, from which, by large doors or cur
tained openings, the following parts of
the building can be reached: A large
and commodious reading room, mem
bers' parlor, small lecture room, secre
tary's office, coat room, large gym
nasium, entrance to visitors' gallery of
gymnasium, to second floor, etc. No
pains will be spared to make all the de
tails and furnishings of this main floor
as complete and attractive as possible.
Second Floor— Besides the large hall,
capable of seating 1,000 persons, with
the gallery, this floor will contain the
directors' room, junior department
rooms, music and art rooms, committee
rooms, etc. Third and Fourth Floors—
This portion of the building will con
tain additional class and committee
rooms, and will probably be fitted up
with elegant apartments for young men.
Basement— Here will be located 500
gymnasium lockers, lavatories, hot and
cold shower, needle and sponge baths,
three bowling alleys, a natatovium, bi
cycle storeroom, space for 500 additional
lockers, heating apparatus and electric
light plant. The building will cost, it is
estimated, exclusive of heating and
lighting plant, •? 100,000, Mr. 11. O.
Ilawlins started the list of subscrip
tions about two years ago with the gift
of 510,000, and the total amount of
pledges at the present time foots up
to something over $83,000. This will
be increased by a continued active
canvass until the sum of at least 8130,
--000 is secured. The building will be
fore long be an accomplished fact, and
will not only be an ornament to the
city, but one of the finest equipped
buildings for its peculiar mission of
"work for men by young men" in' the
world. - » --
Miss Fellows and Her Indian
Lord Will Pose as Freaks.
There were two important telegrams
received by J. T. McCoddon, of Kohl,
Middleton & Co., at the dime museum
to-day. Th c first one foi lows :
Gettysburg, Dak., May 4— Kohl, "Middle
ton & Co., !St. Paul: Husband and wife at |
Gettysburg, waiting on your agent. If
everything satisfactory, we arc ready to
start eas>t to-morrow night.
Mas. Samuel Campbell.
Mrs. Samuel Campbell is no other
than Miss Cora Belle Fellows, the beaut
iful Washington girl who went to Chey
enne agency and fell in love with
Chaska, the Indian, whose society name
is Samuel Campbell. This telegram
was followed by another, as follows:
Gettysburg, Dak.. May 4. J. T. McCod
don, St. Paul: Have closed with Mr. and
Mrs. Chaska for ten weeks. Terms $5,000
and all expenses. Leave here Saturday and
arrive iv Minneapolis Sunday morning.
Geueral Agent.
That settles beyond all doubt that
Chaska and Miss Fellows have been
secured by Khol, Middlcton & Co.
The firm gave the amount stated and
pay all their expenses from the time
they leave the reservation until they
return. In addition the museum men
buy their farm, which will be presented
to them when they fulfill the contract.
Mr. McCoddon has obtained special
permission from the United States
government for Chaska to leave the
reservation. Chaska and his bride will
go to the Ryan hotel, They open in the
dime museum in St. Paul on Monday.
Bank clearings yesterday, $604,115.88.
Rev. J. H. Tattle, D. D.,'will preach at the
Third Universalis! church at 10:30. Sunday
school at 2.*
The Democratic city committee had an in
formal meeting last night to discuss the com
ing situation.
Church of the Redeemer — Services at the
Grand opera house at 10:30. Rev. Marion
D. Shutter will preach. Subject: "The
Creed of an Apostle."
The Brotherhoods of Locomotive Engineers
and Firemen will hold a union meeting Mon
day night, May 7. Members will be expected
present from St. Paul aud other parts of the
state. The place of meeting will be stated
Marriage licenses were issued yesterday to
August Krussow and Louise Schmidt, John
W. Allison and Frances I. Borer, Carl P.
Sorenson and Mary Jensen, August Ceder
strand and Ida Gustava Brooberg.
The Second Ward Democratic club will
hold a regular semi-monthly meeting to-night.
Saturday. May 5. at Spears'" hall, 407 Four
teenth avenue southeast. Several prominent
local Democrats nave promised to deliver
"Pinafore"' was greeted with another
packed bouse at the People's theater last
evening, and the pretty little opera was very
satisfactorily rendered. The matinee and
this evening's performance concludes the
The sale of seats for Robert Mnntell has
opened very favorably at the Grand opera
house box office. Mr. Mantell will be seen
in "Monbars" the first three nights of the
The Webster-Brady company will present
"She"' at the Grand the last three nights of
next week. Miss Charlotte Littell will as
sume the role of She, and Miss Laura Bigger
the role of Ustane. Gorgeous scenic effects
and costumes will characterize the produc
Owners of canines of the feminine persua
sion can save S*:* on each one so owned by
securing their licenses at once. Tne amend
ment to the ordinance increasing the rate to
$3 will not take effect for a few days, or not
until approved and officially published.
Three dollars saved will go a long way
toward providing regulation collars, etc., to
say nothing of provender for the "animal of
the dog kind."
G. S. Pease, of Anoka, is being entertained
at the Windsor.
E. M. Mains, of Seattle, W. T., is stopping
at the Windsor.
John S. Head, of St. Cloud, is among the
late arrivals at the Nicollet.
E. A. Bninderburg, Omaha, "Neb., is put
ting up at the Windsor.
A. S. Snyder, of Bramerd, is visiting in the
city and stopping at the Nicollet.
And the Fate of the Pretty Prisoners in
The Defense Brings Chicago to the
Rescue— What Counsel Had
to Say.
When the case against Mrs. Camp
bell and Mrs. Curtiss, charged with
shoplifting, was resumed yesterday
morning there was a large audience
present, and of the whole number about
one-quarter were ladies. Mrs. Camp
bell and Mrs. Curtiss were dressed as
on the day before and looked cooler
than ever. The day before Mr. Wor
rell had promised to have witnesses
from Chicago present, and he was as
good as his word, for a delegation from
that city occupied seats inside the rail.
They were all relatives or friends of
the prisoners and claimed to know all
about the ribbon.
Mrs. Sarah Foster, an old friend of
Mrs. Campbell was the first witness.
She detailed at length how she and
Mrs. Campbell had cone shopping and
had purchased the ribbon. Mrs. Lizzie
Mosher, also a resident oWhicago, was
prepared to state that Mrs. Campbell
did not steal the ribbon, as she saw her
sister with the finery soon after it was
Mrs. Charlotte Fallown. of Chicago,
Mrs. Campbell and Mrs. Curtiss'
mother, was the next witness. She
said that Mrs. Campbell bought the
ribbon at W. 11. Uagedon's store, in
Chicago, and had helped to pack it in
the valise when Mrs. Campbell -came
back to Minneapolis.
There was a stir when Mrs. Campbell
took the stand. She told her story in a
clear, straightforward way. and "made
many friends. She swore she had pur
chased the ribbon in Chicago.
Miss Hattie Clement, a servant em
ployed by Mrs. Mosher in Chicago,
swore that she knew all about the rib-
bon, as she was present when Mrs.
Campbell came home from her shopping
'•How do you remember the date?"
asked Mr. Davis.
"Oh, I remember it because we washed
on that day, and 1 had lots of hard work
to do."
"Don't you have to work hard on all
wash days?"
"Yes, sir, I do; but I remember this
day because I went to the stores."
"How do you remember you went to
the stores on that day? Are you one of
those people who keep a diary?"
"No, sir."
"Well, what do you keep?"
"I keep a grocery book, sir."
Mrs. Curtis was sworn, but save noth
ing particularly new or interesting.
_ A the opening of the afternoon ses
sion of the district court yesterday Mrs.
Curtiss was placed on the stand and
cross-examined. Nothing especially
new was brought out. While question
ing her Mr. Davis asked :
"When were you arrested, Mrs.
"I did not know that 1 was arrested."
"Well, you were taken into the mu
nicipal court, were you not?"
"Yes, sir, I was."
"Yes! That's what we call an arrest
in this country."
Mrs. Curtiss admitted, under close
questioning, that two or three days after
her arrest she had gone to police head
quarters and secured from the chief of
police samples of both ribbons at the re
quest of her attorney. Soon after that
she had gone to Chicago. Mr. Davis
tried hard to brine out what these
samples of ribbon had been procured
for, but failed.
Mrs. Campbell, on being recalled,
took the witness stand with a careless
grace that was very refreshing. Her
testimony was full of suppositions and
maybes; she was positive of nothing ex
cept the most trivial things.
Miss Marie Berg was recalled. She
denied that she had become indignant,
as alleged by Mrs. Campbell and Mrs.
Curtiss, when they refused to take cer
tain ribbon that she had measured off.
This closed the testimony for both sides.
Mr. Davis opened the argument. He
said the case.was a somewhat unusual
one. It had many extraordinary feat- •
nres. You are trying two well-dressed,
intelligent women, one of whom sits
with her husband. Yet you are
g them as you would try a man in
who has picked his neighbor's
pocket. You must arrive at a conclu
sion by the evidence presented, and not
by the fact that the prisoners come from
the higher walks of life. Mr. Davis re
viewed the testimony given at some
length, and said it fell upon the prison
ers to explain how the ribbon had come
into their possession. Now look at the
defense of the prisoners, ' that Mrs.
Campbell purchased the two bolts of
ribbon in Chicago on Feb. 20. How
strange it is that the old friendship be
tween Mrs. Campbell, of Minneapolis,
and Mrs. Mosher and Mrs. Foster, of
Chicago, should be revived just before
this ribbon was stolen from the store of
Miss Blaisdell. Mr. Davis next took up
the second bolt of ribbon, which Mrs.
Campbell claimed was in the trunk at
the time the alleged stolen bolt was
found. Mr. Davis scorned the idea that
Mrs. Campbell had this second bolt.
After Mrs. Curtiss had secured the
samples of ribbon from Superintendent
of Police Hem she went directly to Chi
cago and secured the second bolt which
is produced here in court by the prison
ers' attorney. They thought to throw
dust in our eyes by this means, but they
were not sharp enough. It seems
strange that while there was only one
bolt of this wonderful rainbow ribbon in
all the millinery stores Mrs. Campbell
and Mrs. Curtiss should have several
bolts of it.
Mr. Worrall followed. He said that
the county attorney was flushed with so
many recent victories that he seemed to
consider it impossible that he could be
beaten. If you believe the statements
of the prosecuting attorney, you must
think the attorneys for the defense ca
pable of almost any crime. Instead of
presenting facts, the county attorney
has been simply casting insinuations at
my clients. You must look well at all
the testimony which has been intro
duced. The witnesses for the state, be
fore they came on the stand, had satis
lied their own minds that the defendants
were guilty of the crime charged. What
puzzles me is how these, women could
have stolen these two big bolts of rib
bon right, under the eves of the two
ladies in charge of the store. Take Mr.
Anderson's • "testimony. When this
alleged robbery took place Mr. Ander
son was about to wed Miss Blaisdell's
sister, and of course he wanted to make
himself solid with the family. Then
take the newspapers. They have al
ready made a great fuss over the case,
and have really tried this case and de
cided that my clients were guilty be
fore hearing the evidence. That's the
trouble with these papers; they say too
much before they know the facts.
Toward the close of his address Hon.
James grew decidedly dramatic as he
appealed to the jury not to separate a
loving husband and his wife, and not to
tear away from a little child its agonized
mother and hide her behind, dark,
dreary prison walls. Mr. Worrall's
picture of what should follow in case
the woman was found guilty was not a
pleasant one and drew tears from the
eyes of some of the women present. He
said, in reference to Mrs. Curtiss' pro
curing the samples of ribbon from the
chief of police, that he had told the lady
to go to police headquarters and ask for
the samples, because he wanted to see
what his clients were charged with
stealing. He began to allude to the
punishment if the women were found
guilty, when Judge Hicks interposed
"The counsel will please come to
order; he has no right to say anything
in regard to the punishment— that is the
court's business."
"I beg your pardon," returned Mr.
Worrell, turning to the judge.- He then
concluded his remarks with a spread
eagle speed).
judge Hicks' charge to the jury was
brief and to the point. He explained
the case thoroughly, and said that to
convict the jury must find that the de
fendants were guilty beyond a reasona
ble doubt. Possession of stolen prop
erty, if unexplained, tends to show
guilty, and you must carefully consider
wether or not these defendants have
satisfactorily explained how they came
into possession of this ribbon. The
case was given to the jury at 8:45.
It was learned earl]? in the morning
that the trial was exceedingly likely to
result in a disagreement, on account of
the conflicting testimony and on account
of the prisoners being women. At 12
o'clock the jury was still locked in the
jury room, where cots had been pre
The New Charter and Ordinances
Ready For Those Who Need
As a matter of information, the fol
lowing letter of Seagrave Smith, city at
torney, to the council, is given:
The city charter, ordinances, etc.,
have been compiled, indexed and
printed, and are now in the hands oj
the binder. To the end that they be
properly distributed, etc., I deem it' best
to make a few suggestions.
First— one-half of the edition (or
500 copies) be gathered in volumes and
preserved intact without binding, until
needed. This will permit of changes,
additions and amendments hereafter at
small expense, and save rebinding.
Second— the remaining 500 be
bound in full sheep for the use of city
officials exchange with other cities; sell
to attorneys, etc.
Third— That copies be sent by the city
clerk, under direction of the mayor, to
the mayors of leading cities (not to ex
ceed fifty),. with a request for reciproca
tion if they have not anticipated the re
Fourth— That the city clerk deliver,
or cause to be delivered conies to all the
elective officers of the city" and heads of
departments, as well as to the munici
pal court and city boards.
Fifth That the* city clerk also deliver
one copy each to the judges of the dis
trict court, county attorney' assistant
county attorney, clerk of court, county
treasurer, county auditor, sheriff, bar
association, library, atheneum, state
library. State university and each daily
newspaper office in the city.
Sixth— That he also deliver, under di
rection of the committee on printing,
such number of additional copies as
may be needed in the various depart
ments, and copies to such appointed
officers (not heads of departments) as
the committee may designate, said
copies to be preserved and turned over
to the successors of such officers.
Seventh— That the city clerk be au
thorized to sell such limited numbei of
the remaining copies as the committee
may deem expedient to attorneys, etc.,
for $8 for complete charter, ordinances,
etc., the proceeds to be paid into the
city treasury. While this figure will not
pay the cost, it will pay the additional
cost of the copies so sold, that is for
paper, presswork and binding.
Eighth— That the committee on print
ing be authorized to have a portion of
the bound copies bound complete in one
volume if they deem the same prac
ticable; and, also to have such addi
tional printing on the covers of copies
sent to other cities, in exchange, as they
deem proper.
Ninth— That the city clerk keep an
account of the copies received by him
and the disposition made of the same.
The suit of Thomas Curry against
Lockwood, Upton & Co., to recover
$3,000, was on trial yesterday.
In the suit of G. D. Merritt, as as
signee of M. L. Fomwalt. vs. Noyes
Bros. & Cutler, a verdict of $500 was re
turned for the plaintiff.
■••» .
The American Building & Loan
Has moved to 208 Lumber Exchange.
This association is growing faster than
any other similar organization in the
Utited States. More than 5,000 shares
of stock sold during the last three
months. Bate of profit oil loan fund 24
per cent per annum for the average
time. Monthly series stock issued at any
time. F. P. Kundell, president; James
H. Bishop, secretary James T.Perkins,
Now. ls the Time
To invest in furniture. Charles P.
Stevens & Son offer their entire line of
elegant parlor and bed room sets, side
boards and specialties of every descrip
tion at the most ruinous prices in order
to reduce stock ' before moving. \ Sen
sible people will hardly let such rare ad
vantages pass.
1. -;. Baby Carriages.
; If there is any member of the family
that requires special attention, it is the
baby; and we want to say right here
that the best place in the city to get a
first-class carriage cheap for this same
baby is at Charles P. Stevens & Son's.
i ; • ,»_-.■ Everything New
At 526 Nicollet, and to-day will be the
opening of the most complete line of
china and glassware ever presented to
the public. :i-i;
! nTo Be Sold at Public Sale. ";.
i The most important event in the way
of the public sales of thoroughbred
stock since Col. King's great sale at
Chicago in 1874 is the three days'
series of H. F. Brown and J. J. Hill,
commencing with Brown's at Minneap
olis', Tuesday, May 8, who is joined by
the old veteran breeder, Col. W. S.
King, who is the first man that intro
duced Shorthorns in Minnesota. At this
sale 'will be offered the finest list of
young bulls and heifers (some fifty-five
head in all) of Wild Eyes, Waterloos,
Peris, Cherry Duchess, Kirklevingtons,
Constances, etc., that ever were sold at
one sale in this state. And every ani
mal being guaranteed makes it entirely
safe for the purchaser, something very
uuusual at auction sales. Any animal,
either male or female, not proving as
represented, can be returned and the
money refunded or another one selected
equally as good, at no expense to the
purchaser. It is to be presumed under
these circumstances that no farmer or
breeder who desires to improve his
stock will fail to be present at this sale:
also all reasonable time is given to pay,
so there seems to be no excuse for our
Minnesota and Dakota farmers not
availing themselves of such an oppor
tunity as Mr. Brown now offers of im
proving their stock. The sale will be
held at the new and commodious sale
stable at the corner of JLyndale avenue
and Thirty-second street south. On
Wednesday, May 9, at North Oaks, Mr.
Hill sells fifty head of the best Bates
blood, such as Duchess, Oxfords, Wild
Eyes, Barringtons, Thorndale Roses,
etc., and Thursday, the 10th, fifty Polled
Angus, making a three days' sale, and
the most attractive as well as the most
useful lot of thoroughbreds ever sold in
this country.
Grand Opening
Of the "Fashion" sample room, 25
Washington avenue north. To-day and
during the evening one of the most
bounteous lunches will be served from
9 to 12 that ever tickled the palate of the
most epicurean. The "Fashion" has
been fitted up in grand style. Every
lover of good things wants to be pres
ent. N. W. King and.). D. Batter.
> Remember
That to-day is the day of all days at 526
Worthy of Support.
0. E.'Beltz, with A. B. Taylor & Co.,
Minneapolis, has lately received $1,000
from the N. W. Mutual Endowment so
ciety, and wishes to be placed on record
as firmly believing that the society is
worthy of the support of all industrious
'unmarried young people. Offices 426
Boston Block.
j j •-* - Finest in the City.
i Such will be the display of fine china,
lamp goods and crockery at 526 Nicollet
'avenue to-day.
t -^-r The National,
The- only 82 per day house of the
, kind' in the West. Complete in every
J way; all modern improvements; eleva
tor services, etc., for passengers. C. A.
..Merrill, proprietor.
i I, allies of Minneapolis,
'Dqn*tJ"ail to attend the grand opening
of crockery and glassware at 526 Nicollet
to-day. '
Money Saved is Money 3lade.
There is no other way to-day of mak
ing money easier than by saving it on
furniture purchased during this special
sale by Charles P. Stevens & Son. Some
of the most remarkable bargains are
made there daily.
Every Farmer Knows
That weeds must be torn up by the roots, or
they will be sure to crop out again. So it is
with diseases which have their origin in de
praved blood. The cause of the complaint
must be removed by Ayer's Sarsaparilla, or
no permanent cure is possible. Try it.
C. W. Allen, Druggist, of Brunswick, Me.,
says: "I have never known Ayer's Sarsa
parilla fail to give satisfaction. In hundreds
of cases within my knowledge it has proved
a perfect specific for diseases arising from
impurities in the blood. I regard it as aa
invaluable spring medicine."
Ayer's Sarsaparilla,
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Aver & Co., Lowell, Mans.
Bold by all Druggists. Price $1 ; six bottles, $5.
Worth $5 a bottle.
H OfSKWORK— Wanted, an Irish girl for
general housework -in a small family.
Apply at 60 Western aye., Minneapolis. 126
BOOM-MAKtK- an experi
enced broom-maker: steady work. Call
at once. Andrew Tyren, 309 Fourteenth aye.
south, Minneapolis. ■ 126-127
PIANO PUI'KK- Wauted, a good piano
player and singer at so7 Washington ay.
north. " 125-127
FOR SALE- Three-Chair barber shop aud
poolroom: a good bargain for cash:
first-class location. Address Z 56, Globe,
Minneapolis . 125-120
FOR TRADE— Drug stocks and fixtures:
stock new ami fresh : fixtures nice aud
new: invoice $1,400; must have one-third
cash; take property, land or lots clear for
balance. J. M. Myers, corridor "Nicollet house,
Minneapolis. • 125-127
iW- :ar.t. at 91 Fourth* i south: hours from
9 a.m. to •> p. m. : at home to ladies only:
Sundays excepted. 122-128
County Convention
- A convention of Democrats and citi
zens of Hennepin county who accord
with the principles . and policy of the
Democratic national administration is
hereby called to meet at Turner Hall,
Washington and Fifth avenues north, in
the city of Minneapolis, Saturday, the
Twelfth day of May, 18S8, at Twelve
o'clock noon, for the purpose of select
ing thirty-three delegates who shall rep
resent the county of Hennepin at the
ensuing Democratic State convention
for the State of Minnesota, to be held
at the City of St. Paul, Thursday, May
the Seventeenth, 1888.
The several precincts of the City of
Minneapolis will be entitled to repre
sentation, and the respective caucuses
will be held at the places and under the
supervision of committees, the members
of which are designated as Inspectors,
as follows:
First Precinct— l9oo Marshall street north
east. Inspectors, Jos. mgenhutt, Con Liu
ehan, Charles Glueck. Three delegates.
Second Precinct— Germania Hose house.
Main street and Thirteenth avenue north
east. Inspectors. Titus Mareck, Martin Ring,
G. Boehme. Three delegates. ■'■ »
Third Precinct— Germania hall, Main street
and Tenth avenue northeast. Inspectors,
Prank Anger, John McGowan, Fred Brues
haber. Three delegates. - -
Fourth Precinct— Tobin's rink, Second
street and Eighth avenue northeast. In
spectors, John Norton, S. J, McCarthy, Perry
Long. Four delegateft
Filth Precinct— Hill's shop, Second avenue,
between Third and Fourth streets northeast.
Inspectors, Benjamin "Davenport, W. F.
Hills, Ed Eich. Three delegates.
Sixth Precinct— Main street northeast.
Inspectors, C. A. Hanscom, Joseph Moerls,
Charles Leonard. Three delegates.
First Precinct— Engine house,
Second and Bank streets southeast. In
spectors, Ed Conrov, Thomas Salisbury,
Solon Armstrong. Four delegates.
Second Precinct— Fire station, Seventh
avenue and Eighth street ' southeast. In
spectors, George D. Perkins, Baldwin Brown,
S. D. Rollins. Two delegates.
Third Precinct Fourteenth avenue
southeast. Inspectors, J. R. Quiglev, E. Bar
ton, W. K. Guile. Three delegates."
First Precinct— Price's store. Tenth street
and Twentieth avenue north. Inspectors,
Daniel Waite. J. H. Hem, Martin isomers.
Three delegates.
Second Precinct— hall, 1929
Second street north. Inspectors, S. H.
Mania, Fred Knobel, George W. Horton.
Four delegates.
Third Precinct— Washington and
Fifteenth avenues north". Inspectors, John
Alstadt, Bernand Thompson, Matt Schulen
berg. Four delegates.
Fourth Precinct— nose house, Twelfth
avenue, between Washington and Third
street north. Inspectors. Lambert Haves,
Peter F. Martin, Henry Hem. Four dele
Fifth Precinct— Turner hall, Washington
and Fifth avenues north. Inspectors, Ter
reuce Connelly, Hugh Jennings, Fred Heck
rick. Four delegates.'- v •■.•'--•: ■■
Sixth Precinct— Watertown house, Dupont
and Plymouth avenue north. Inspectors,
F. A. Merrill, H. S. Johnson, J. B. McArdle.
Three delegates.
First Precinct— house, Third avenue
and Second street north. Inspectors, M.
Kraemer, M. Crow, John Johnson. Four
Second Precinct— station, Holden
street, Oak lake. Inspectors, John T. Byrnes,
James Mersou, H. N. Orton. Three" dele
Third Precinct— to Hoban's grocery,
Western avenue, near Bryant. Inspectors,
A. D. Smith, Charles Deering. James Byrnes.
Three delegates.
Fourth Precinct— Oswald's carriage house,
Hennepin avenue and Fourteenth street. In
spectors, Frank L. Morse, E. C. Cauvet, Ed
W. Murphy. Three delegates.
Fifth Precinct— Vaughn's livery, 8 and 10
East Grant street. Inspectors, Jacob Barge,
H. L. Woodburn, Martin L. Luther. Two
Sixth Precinct— Basting's carriage house,
rear of 829 Hennepin avenue. Inspectors,
Theodore Basting. John H. Long, R. C.
Hinrichs. Two delegates.
Seventh Precinct— house, Third
street, between Nicollet and First avenue
south. Inspectors, S. S. Kilvingtcn, Chris
Goehrihger, J. R. Shibley. Three delegates.
First Precinct— 242 Second avenue south.
Inspectors, S. J. Barlow, 11. Martin, E.
Worthingham. Four delegates.
Second Precinct— house. Twelfth
street and Third avenue south. Inspectors,
D. D. Smith, J. O. Bit-ding, Thomas Lally.
Three delegates.
Third Precinct— Norrish's 6tore, Clinton
avenue and Eighteenth street. Inspectors,
Martin Flegle, Ed P. Hawthorue, F. J. Gaus.
Two delegates.
Fourth Precinct— Livery, Fourth avenue
and Eighteenth street east. Inspectors, W.
H. Finnegan, P. H. Hurley, A. J. Rosauder.
Three delegates.
Fifth Precinct— Corner Tenth street and
Eighth avenue south. Inspectors. Ed
Jones, James Balger, Joseph Abrams. Three
Sixth Precinct— Hose house. Sixth avenue
and Third street south. Inspectors, C. O.
Bader, Charles Gau, T. McCarron. Four
Seventh Precinct— Nicollet avenue.
Inspectors may be selected by caucus. Two
First Precinct— Second street south.
Inspectors, J. P. Fitzgerald, Charles Taber
man, John Sexton. Two delegates.
Second Precinct— lso3 Second street south.
Inspectors, F. I). Noerenberg, Tim Flynu, J.
Aspluad. Four delegates.
Tnird Precinct—Patrol wagon house,
Fourth street ana Nineteenth avenue south.
Inspectors, Clans Johnson, Johu Fewer, C.
Nenman. Four delegates.
Fourth Precinct— 2lo3 Riverside avenue.
Inspectors, John F. Doherty, Peter Hanson,
John Nelson. Three delegates.
Fifth Precinct— house, Fourth street
and Fifteenth avenue south. Inspectors,
James Sweeney. Lars M. Rand, John M.
Gleason. Three delegates.
Sixth Precinct— l2lß Third street south.
Inspectors, Ph. Hartman, Claus Mueller,
K. L. Opheim. Three delegates.
First Precinct— C. Proctor's. 2433Bloora
ington avenue. Inspectors, William Moore,
John Duff, Thomas Ryan. Three delegates.
Second Precinct— 2sl3 Twenty-sixth ave
nue south." Inspectors, E. T. Gibson, Charles
Loomis, William Gains. Four delegates.
Third Precinct— East Lake street. In
spectors, William Hosp, Henry Harskater,
Thomas Cratie. Three delegate's.
First Precinct— store, Steven
avenue and East Twenty-sixth street. In-
BDectora, R. L. Cox, R. H. Evans, T. H. Mc
Coy. Two delegates.
Second Precinct— Avery's hall, Nicollet
avenue and Twenty-sixth street west. In
spectors. Charles O. Bedbury, James E.
Woodford, Gust Flagg. Three idclegates.
Third Precinct— barn. Dupont avenue
and West Twenty-eighth street. Inspectors,
R. E. Bader. John Ludlum, C. C. Ames. Two
Fourth Precinct— Depot, Nicollet avenue
and Thirty-first street. Inspectors, Charles
H. Wilson,- John B. t^iiinn, William Norris.
Two delegates.
mni WARD.
First Precinct— Kessler's store, 2524 Harri
son street northeast. Inspectors, Matt Bre
demus, David Cameron, J. L. Montgomery.
Three delegates.
Second Precinct— McHughes* store, Adams
street and Broadway northeast. Inspectors,
John Kerr, Barney McElroy, Henry Mershon.
Two delegates.
Third Precinct— Ervlu's livery, Adams and
Spring streets northeast. Inspectors, Robert
Ervin. Gust Lind, F. J. Hortenbach. Three
Fourth Precinct— John Jaax's store. Spring
and Quincy streets northeast. Inspectors,
Frank O'Brien. H. E. McAmmie, James
Mathie. Three delegates.
Fifth Precinct— Spring, between Pierce and
Buchanan streets northeast. Inspectors,
William Finn. Michael Connors, R. D.
Arthurs. Three delegates. .
First Precinct— Shingle Creek school house.
Inspectors, William Knight, Matt Gross, Ezra
Ames. Two delegates.
Secoud Precinct— Charles Witt's round
house, Second street and Twenty-sixth ave
nue north. Inspectors, C. F. Baxter. Samuel
Foutiue, F. Schwartz. Three delegates.
First Precinct— Sl3 Thirteenth avenue
south. Inspectors. Henry Gund, A. H.
Mitchell. Louis Fredrickson. Two delegates.
Second Precinct— Post hall,
Franklin avenue, between Fourteenth ana
Fifteenth avenues south. Inspectors. Jacob
Stoft, A. M. Jones, Herman Pop. Two dele
Third Precinct— livery. Franklin
and Bloomingtou avenues. Inspectors, T. R.
Lanier. W. McCaiium, James Blacky. Two
Fourth Precinct— Franklin avenue
east. Inspectors, Aug. Siegmund, T. Wiug,
Nels Bergquist Three delegates.
Fifth Precinct— 24ol East Franklin ave
nue. Inspectors. C. A. Anderson, Henry
llavem, P. V. M. Poole. Three delegates.
One Precinct— avenue and Thirty
seventh street. Inspectors, John Carr, Chas.
Tufts, E. C. Reno. Three delegates.
First Precinct— School house, Clinton ave
nue and Thirty-eighth street. _ Inspectors
may be selected by caucus. Two delegates.
Second Precinct— Grand avenue.
Inspectors, W. E- Kruse, A. T. Speidel, v- Y.
Keyes. Two delegates.
The various towns and villages of the
county will be entitled to delegates as fol
lows: Bloomington, two; Brooklyn, three:
Champlin, two; Corcoran, three; Crystal
Lake, three: Dayton, three; Eden Prairie,
two; Excelsior, three; Greenwood, two;
Hassan, three; Independence, two; Maple
Plain, three; Medina, three; Minneapolis,
two: Minnetonka. two: Minnetrista, two;
Osseo, two ; Plymouth, three ; Richfield, three ;
St. Anthony, two; Wayzata, two.
All caucuses iv the city of .tlin
neajtolis arc directed to be held
Wednesday, the ninth day of
May. at 8 o'clock in tlie evening.
Inspectors will attend- the caucuses in
their respective preciectOsupervise the elec
tion of the presiding officer thereof, hear
and determine challenges, canvass the votes
cast, and make return of the proceedings of
the caucus to this committee. In case of va
cancy in any board of inspectors, the mem
bers present will fill the same. In case of
the election of any inspector as a delegate,
the return of the vote must be certified by
the presiding officer of the caucus. This
committee will attend at the ante-room of
the convention, for one hour before the time
for assembling, for the purpose of receiving
the returns of inspectors, all of which must
be made by that time. Only those persons
shown by the returns of the inspectors to
have received the highest number of votes
cast and to have been elected delegates, will
be recognized in effecting the temporary or
ganization of the convention.
By order of the Democratic County Central
G. J. Heikrich,
Secretary Fro Tempore. *
-- Hi *^ M *-™^»B nstjmp/f>pffffififo [pants
I mim - ' I f "MEN'S j
* maßS — aß^ VAII-Wool Pants, $1.50\ g " B
Best of Jeans & Union CasK
J simeres, Only $1.00. V
*% "MirtT'tTß A.FO'LjIS. *
X Boys' Knee Pants, /
\ 25c .. /
■ ■ | VLong Pants, 50c^r p^ ■
''Who put those words in your mouth, I'd like to
know?" exclaimed Mrs. Bjenkins, whose Johnnie
had just been using some eccentric language.
"Mr, Follibud, I guess, mamma," said Johnnies
younger brother; "at least I saw him putting some
words in sister Fannies mouth while they were
standing out by the gate in the moonlight last even
The circumstance of increased trade is evidence
that the UTK Clothing House, Minneapolis, has
satisfied its patrons, and that its reputation for
quality, fit and prices of its goods is fully sustained.
"Pure "Silver Gloss Cornstarch,
I Manufacturers of Woo and Steel Combination nnßOflr!
.H?Hf^TTitr FEJN CE. It » composed of wooden pickets l^VflLaXi^. J=U< ,
„ SKimU Mjp wide and inches thick, length four feet. The i|S | \ \
| pickets are 'firmly woven with live double " J 1 1 5 i I
>:U?4MuJ|4sk twisted stomas of galvanized annealed steel> L L I. LB . ■*
Ull3m Cl $3 wire; distance between pickets three inches. ¥ W W i £ S §7*
I It conies from the factory in rolls of 6V£ rods 3 1 fl i I jj
♦Jl i l_fflJa,]ft-<! each and weighs about 25 pounds per rod. „.'■ 11l I I \ m.
* k^<rWmM'm' Itis the.stronge3t, cheapestand-mostdurablefence>- 3" §" S" I ' 1">
I'■a I* il m made; will turn took and cannot blow down. Deal- 3H 1 'j X t
Bl 1 ers will find it the most profitable and best belling liBB ! ■
\Ji! B ■JJtr fence In tie market. We are the only firm in the 3I 4 i } w .
'Tn'^T^l- iIT&P Northwest that use machines operated hv Bteam-**" ft't't'f' V***
■iO power aud give you a stronger and better fence for fSfli ■' i
ilßlll the money. Agents wanted in Wisconsin, Mln* -i «: $ • t s
1I II l"-l ifJIL * lei = o ' a and Dakota. Send for ce.criptlye circulars. $ 4 f { 3 1
n^'cTpnlnlr Mention this paper. We also manufacture a full line y*■ fT" *r E " *T iH
• Ei Ej ES) tl El Ua of ornamental wood nod Iron Fences, Roof Cresting JidL , 2 i a lili
"•JJU Ornamental Iron Work, forwhlch we have a special Catalogue
WOODBURN fAKM FENCE CO.. 415 Sixth At. South, Minneapolis
lVlAltlbxi & Choicest Corner in the City for a Tenement
Jj Ait 1 JLlJll IJ. ! Street Paved and all Improvements in.
KflSOtu BliildinSf. W M ran "J"*® P™e ***& inducement. If you
iiuwviu e m " "" ' would invest in any kind of a bargain, let us show
MINNEAPOLIS. you our list.
P. R WHITF WANTED-iO,OOO Acres of land
Ui Ui I?IBIIL| in Dakota to Exchange for Minne
- 2„ apolis houses and lots, and im
uo proved property.
Rnvrnu pi nnis Bargains in houses and lots worthy of
VQbTON BLOCK. consideration. __
Grand Opera House.
* * * TO-NIGHT AT 8. ** *
Sparkling songs and Specialties. Reg
ular prices.
Three nights, commencing Monday, May 7.
Engagement of the Talented Young"
Romantic Actor,
in D'Ennerv's Great Melodrama,
Coming— "~l;-..
Last Performance of the most Successful
--; Run of
M PIN A FORE .' \'\
* ; *
Sunday Evening, May 6. Sunday Evening,
->; by Special Request,
Grand Family Matinee To-Day at 2:15 p. m.
Prices always remain 10c, 20c, SOc, 50c.
The greatest and most wonderful j
Cyclorama ever painted, 400 feet in cir- 1
cumference and 50 feet In height. " - * -
Endorsed by the CLERGY and PRESS, j
On exhibition daily from 8 a. m. to 10
p. m. Fifth street, near Nicollet ave- 1
nue, M'liinf.-.p-.'lld.
'WAsniaraTox iei:w.
Corner Washington and Tenth Ayes. North.
Most Popular Sport in Existence.
And Especially Enjoyed by Ladies.
Open Every Evening (except Sunday) from
7:30 to 10:30. Matinees Mondays,
Wednesdays and Saturdays,
from 2:30 to 5 p. in.
Remember, this is the Fifth Chute ever built,
and the only one west of Boston, Mass.
General Amission. 15 cents; Slide Tickets,
cents: Six Slides, 25 cents; Skates,
10 cents nnd 15 fonts.
The most elaborate BAR
OUTFIT in the Northwest, con-,
sisting- of over 2,000 inches
of Mirror Glass and Furni
ture, all hand-carved. It
must be seen to be appre
ciated. 24 Washington aye.;
No. Box, 312.
- -i
Northwestern College of Commerce*
Complete Business Course. The Common
Sense Plan of Business Training Through
Business Transactions made hvthe Pupil.
Students Fitted for Corresponding and Re
porting. Training on the Calimanh and
Remington typewriters. Individual In
struction. Penmanship free. Stenographer*',
furnished businessmen. 11. L. Rucker.l'res.
ident, 221 Second ay. south, Minneapolis.
Patent Laws-Jas. F. Williamson,
Room, 15, Colloru BiocK, Minneapolis.
Solicitor of Patents, Counsellor In Pat
ent cases. Two years an Examiner ia
U.S. Patent Ofiicn
, "" * , i
**» ■ // quickly spring from cents,
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