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TRAMPJRAMPJRAMP the Hobos Marching— Cheer Up, Comrades, They Will Come. Yes, They Are Coming Into Minneapolis Daily "Per Freight," Without Regard to the Long- Haul or Short-Haul Rate. Knights of the "Hand-Out" on Their Summer Pil- grimace. A casual glance at an ordinary freight train thundering across the prairie would not convey the impression that it was currying any considerable amount of human freight, yet there is hardly a train that pulls into Minneapolis from Chicago or goes out from Minneapolis to smaller cities to the West and North at this time of the year that doesn't contain, or at least carry, from one to half a dozen tramps of different de grees of raggedness, and varying stages of disreputableness. They are slung up on the crossbeams under the cars, "riding the rods," as "riding THE rods" It is technically termed; they are stowed away in empty box cars, or filled in in the chinks in loaded ones. They even make short runs of twenty or thirty miles on the bumpers. These tramps. or "hobos," as they are called. remain in the large cities during the winter, divid ing their attention between the charita ble and penal institutions of the munic ipality during the cold weather, and living no one knows exactly how. They infest the cheap lodging house and joints of all kinds on the back streets between Third and the river. Here there are hundreds of them during the winter months. Some thing to eat and drink is nearly always to be had by hook or by crook, but it Isn't so easy to find a dormitory that* comes up to even a hobo's idea of comfort when the mercury is marking something like forty degrees below zero. Many of the fellows are driven to seek shelter in the police stations; and every winter night, after dark from thirty to seventy hobos are accommo dated in the big, bare, asphalt-paved room at the central station, variously denominated "the.tramp pasture," "the bull pen," "the stock yards," etc. Ex perience has taught these GENTLEMEN OF UNEARNED LEISURE not to get gay with this Northwestern climate or start on a spring tour until the warm weather is fairly upon them; but when the sun has melted the snow and warmed the crevices between big stacks of lumber in the mill yards, then the true Amer ican spirit of independence crops out in the hobo. He snaps his grimy fingers at cops and their station houses, and builds him a luxurious *___! of bark and rags in some lumber yard until such time as he shall see fit to patronize some of the many railroad lines running out of Minneapolis, lt might seem a diffi cult thing to an inexperienced man to get farther than Merriam Park or East Minneapolis without paying fare or pro ducing a mileage book, but the thoroughbred hobo never does anything of the kind. He is too democratic to ride in a passenger train carrying the representatives of snobocracy, and chooses to cast his lilies among the "brakeys" and conductors on the long freights, that afford excellent oppor tunities for stowing away. The average hobo can "jump a train," by which he means to get on to it when it is running ten or twelve miles an hour, and some experts claim to have boarded fast freights that were making twenty-five miles in sixty minutes. Of course it's dangerous and sometimes they miss a hold, and then the section boss reports a mangled body found along the track; the coroner investi gates and the morning papers mention the body of an unknown man found on such and such a line. The reason that hobos find it neces sary to board trains in motion is that cars in the yards are so closely watched that a traveler is almost certain to be discovered, and then a few pairs ot official boots are certain to be introduced to his somewhat scanty and neglige atti re before he can leave the locality. This is unpleasant and causes hard feeling between the em ployes and patrons of the road. To avoid this tramps, who desire to leave A HAND-OUT. town, go out beyond the Western ave nue round house, or to a point on the Milwaukee below the South town sta tion, or up the Northern Pacific to the bridge on Twenty-fourth avenue. "Nearly all trains run at a comparatively 6low rate of speed through the suburb?, tud an experienced jumper eau oard them easily. An open box car is the special delight of the Joobo, who calls it a "side-door Pull man," When" he wants to get into it he funs along beside the car a rod or two, catches the latch as the car passes; a jump, a dextrous swing, and ' TIIEKE YOU ARE. __ small stick inserted in tne door In a way known only to the profession pre vents its being securely locked, and the hobo rides as far as the train goes, unless lie is discovered by some meddlesome "brakey" or con ductor, who either Jumps the claim, and turns him out on the cold, cruel world with a kick and a curse, or exacts a fee, consisting of whatever money or moneys these unfort unate wanderers may be possessed of. for letting them stay. When an open car is not at hand the would-be passen ger is obliged to get himself onto the cross rods or the truck. This is a diffi cult and dangerous process, but is done successfully a dozen times a day. "Rid ing the rods" for fifty miles is very much like spending three hours on a moderately hot gridiron, and the dust is something awful. A hobo risks everything—his everything— for a ride, however, and doesn't kick even on this riding "down stairs," as it is called. Once out in the country, and, save for the trifling annoyances of shotguns and pugnacious canines, the traveler's troubles are ended. He feeds on the fat of the land, which is presented to him in large chunks by timid women, who think it best to be accommodating to an anarchistic-looking son-of-a-gun. who raps on the back door with a hickory club, and remarks with a smile sadly suggestive of a twenty-four-inch hay cutter: "Say, mann, could you give a poor feller tliet's out o' work a bite to eat and an ole coat, er suthin' ter war?" He gets it eleven cases out of nine, and smiles sarcastically to himself at the frightened look on the face of.the donor. He fights as shy of wood piles as he does of bulldogs, and, like the un welcome suitor, prefers to call when the old man is away. THE GENUINE HOBO never works under any circumstances, and rarely confines his tastes and appe tites to the thing furnished him on ap plication. He takes whatever he can lay his hands on, and sometimes has a collection of hardware, jewsharps, clothes line fruit, food, and sub scriptions from the harness room of a stable that would make a second-hand dealer turn green with envy. The hobo is a social fellow, and often has a pal who travels with him. In all their "winnings" and specula tions they share and share alike, until one has a chance to dissolve the part nership by his own individual consent and skip "with the proceeds. And so they wander about from place to place, working one section for all it is worth, and then jumping another train to the next small town. When the leaves begin to fall and the autumn winds toy with his scraggy and unkempt beard the hobo once more turns his face toward Minneapolis, or some other large city, where he spends the winter in retirement or the workhouse, only to sally forth again in the spring and live on the thrift of others in the same aim less, endless, futureless way as before. TODD'S POND PARK. The North Side Eye-Sore to Be- come a Breathing Place, The park board yesterday afternoon received a biz petition from residents of Southeast Minneapolis calling their attention to the fact there is no public park of any description in that section of the city, and recommending the pur chase of the vacant block (10) in Elwell's Second addition for that purpose. The petition was referred to the committee on designation of grounds. Action was deferred on putting in a fountain in Washburn park, as, in the opinion of the committee on improvements, the season is too far advanced for such work. The superintendent was, how ever, instructed to put in what improve ments lie thought necessary to make a nice display in the park. The board adopted a reslu tion desig nating as a park a tract of ground bound by Twentieth avenue north, Emerson avenue, Glrard and Eighteenth street, the same being the well known Todd's pond. As appraisers to view the ground and perform the usual pre liminary work T. F. Andrews, Leander Gorton, E. S. Corsee, Ole Byorum and Henry Erwald were appointed. Mr. March called up his resolution direct ing the superintendent to complete the grading on Lyndale avenue, frow Sixth to Eleventh avenue north. Commis sioner Folwell moved an amendment that the cost be assessed back on the property benefited. This amendment was accepted by Mr. March, and the amended resolution passed . unani mously. Attorney Rockwood presented the deeds from the state to the Minnehaha park, signed by the governor and sec retary of state, and sealed with the great seal of Minnesota. The deed was accepted and on motion of Commissioner Folwell .5,000 was allowed to be expended there, under the direction of the improvement com mittee. Mr. Down's resolution requesting the state fish hatchery to do what it can to ward stocking Lakes H arriet. Calhoun, Amelia and of the Isles with carp and black bass was adopted. Mr. Mitchell moved that when the board adjourn it be to Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. DR. L.ATZ FINED. Several Cases Before Judge Em- cry Yesterday, W. A. Snoak, charged with embezzle ment from Max Grosse, the Hennepin avenue cigar dealer, was one of the men brought before Judge Emery yes terday. The case was continued till the 17th. yY.7 Dr. 11. E. Latz paid $10 for omitting to report to the health department A case of diphtheria which he attended on Twenty-second avenue south. W. L. Arnold was arraigned on a complaint sworn out by J. W. Field, which charges him with obstructing the sidewalk at 211 Nicollet avenue. The hearing was continued. Sergeant Kirkham is getting his hand in agair. in the raid business, and Fri day night he arrested a fair but frail sister and a male acquaintance of her's, with whom she was occupying a room. The two pleaded not guilty yesterday afternoon. CHARGED WITH THEFT. A Young Man Arrested for Al- leged Embezzlement, A young man named Lli L. Ford, for merly employed by Creore & Nickerson, Nicollet avenue installment merchants, but now in the employ of Charles Bel den, 42 Nicollet avenue, was arraigned before Judge Emery yesterday on a warrant sworn out by his former em ployers, charging him with the embez zlement of goods and money to the value of .00 or over. He pleaded not guilty and was placed under $250 bail to ap pear for a hearing on Wednesday. His friends claim that Ford is perfectly honest and that the suit is a bluff game. SALOON LICENSES. 230 Applied For As Against 244 Last Year. Up to noon yesterday 230 applications for liquor licenses had beep filed with the cleric. . All but twelve of.these were included in the firs, published list. All those who wish to have their applications on the 20th so that they may be presented to the city council on the sth of July will have to file them on or before tbe iqu~_ SAINT PAUL MINN., SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 16, 1889.— SIXTEEN PAGES. THEY TRY TO PLEASE. The Joys and Sorrows of a Museum Show. How the Bouncer orks His Patent Racket. Songs That Are Sung and Gags That Are Sprung. Nothing Wanting in the Show But Fresh Air. SERIOUSLY Idid you ever vi sit a dime (museum per- formance, merely to show your little boy the pictures, and sit through a performance in the "thea- torium above." lt is where you get an auricu- lar view of real mother wit, with the bark still on it. The freak area you have enjoyed a partial view" of the fat wom- an's rare pro portions, rapidly becoming well done under the influence of summer heal, and have heard the horrid gurgle in the throat of the female fire eator as she licks up brandy fire, petroleum pudding and other spice victuals, such as a fire queen enjoys. If you have, you, of course, bought "your reserved seat tickets, only 5 cents, and made a grand rush for the front row in in the theatorium. By the time you and your friends get through kicking each other's shins, an elong ated individual, with sarsaparilla veins in his face, came to the front and re quested gentlemen present to kindly re move their hats and caps. If you hap pened to have both on you removed them, but if you had left your cap at home, it was considered an evidence of good faith by the management If you removed your hat. . . The last time I attended a dime mu seum entertainment, there was a little preliminary play not down upon the bills. There was a heavy face individ ual in the rear of the theatorium, who. in some manner, had forfeited the confi dence and esteem of the ticket seller. He requested the gentleman to go out. and the gentleman expressed his dissent from the proposition in this language: "G'way, ye bloke. I'm no puddin!" Thereupon the ticket seller, flushed with indigna tion, sought the bouncer, who came, bared his big right arm and bounced. On the way out it was hard for me to distinguish »which was bouncer and which was bouncee, but ever and anon, as a dull, sickening thud arose from the anatomy of the bouucee, he would ex claim: "No violence, gentlemen, no violence!" When he reached the street door his hat was thrust upon his head at a defiant angle, a meek and lowly dime laid in his hand, and he departed full of wrath and bruises. Then we all returned satiated with the pleasures of the chase to the intel lectual feast above. The curtain on the little 8 by 10 stage opened upon a street scene, a quiet street in which a number of men kept store without advertising. Presently the serene calm was dis turbed by a man who stepped out of the wings and remarked: ___ "Oi just kirn in from Red Wing." As if by magical sympathy with Red Wing a wail burst from the piano at this very moment. But the actor, nothing abashed, sang a topical song about "The Noble Knights of Labor," and dis appeared as he came. The next ap pearance was that of a lady,- who was evidently a friend or relative of the per son from Bed Wing, as she alluded to him several time? and sighed like an organ scarcely equal to the emergency. Presently the Red Winger came back, and the two had a love feast in which they cracked all sorts of jokes on each other, exposing the joke surfaces that had been cracked before. This was a variety sketch team. Two persons who play in conjunction in a vaudeville show. A gag or story is a sketch. When the sketch team had disappeared a col ored man who seemed to be suffering from blighted affection roamed across the stage, lie looked very sad and gave the audience the blues. But this was all a trick to form a striking contrast between what the actor really was and what he appeared to be, for this was really the" first comedian of the com pany. The season previous to this he did a barbershop episode with a partner, in which one of his most facetious pieces of business was to chop a hachet into the skull of his partner and leave L it there. He worked all one summer get tine up the wooden headpiece to hold the hatchet. He is looked upon as one of the rising men in the profession. This year he is doing a slight-of-hand performance, producing indeterminate quantities of eggs from an empty hand kerchief, picking dollars out of his ears and eyes and showing himself a veri table Midas. Woman, lovely woman, is queen in the museum, as elsewhere, and tbe per fortaaiic. cannot close better than with a song fiom the rosy lips of a maiden who has been . humming the same since the Chicago fire. She was a tall, imperious-looking creature, about the size and shape of Queen Victoria. The piano player shivered visibly and j ran his fingers tremulously over the keys. She was about to warble. Her bosom heaved and fell, but she picked it up again and began the eld favorite but mourful ballad about the Milwaukee fire. As an encore she sang a little more joyous song, entitled "White Wings," which created unbounded en thusiasm. The curtain fell and there was a grand rush for the theatorium below, where a more dignified entertainment in the shape of a full-fledged opera was given. I emerged upon the street of Yo semite's opinion that the rarest thing in a museum is fresh air. You can get any kind of entertainment there from "Olivette," produced ten times a day, iu three-quarters of an hour ses sions, to the genuine old song aud hoe- * down. The museum has popularized vaudeville entertainments, which for merly were exclusively for men, and made them a favorite amusement for women and children. The chestnuts the kids hear there and laugh at they will probably hear again and criticise severely when they grow up and attend the regular theaters. _» MORE ARRAIGNMENTS. The Results of Grand Jury Work Made Known. W. G. Barley and Harry S. Holcomb were arraigned yesterday morning be fore Judge Hicks. There were four in dictments against Harley and one against Holcomb, all of them for grand larceny in the first degree. Harley was given until Monday at 9:30 to plead and Holcomb pleaded not guilty. Carmen N. Smith ap peared as Harley's attor ney. The bail was set at $10,000. Hol comb's trial was set for the 20th. His bail was $5,000. Neither of the men have the appearance of being at all bothered by the matter. There were several minor indicted prisoners arraigned. They pleaded not guilty. Henry Peterson and Edward Elingreen, charged with stealing some matches. George addle and Arthur Cavanaugh, under the charge of lar ceny in the second degree for stealing glass. John Colbert was placed under $5,000 bail to appear the 21st to stand trial for the charge of larceny in the sec ond degree. Otto Boaz had two in dictments against him, one for burglary in the third degree, and one for larceny in the second degree. He is accused of breaking into a dwelling at Spriug Park. Charles Virgin was indicted with Bcaz, but has departed hence. :'-■ The grand jury were called .together at 4:30 to make their last report and be discharged.. They have visited the county jail and the poor farm and Chairman Wyman Elliott, in a little address, spoke in a very complimentary manner of both institutions and their perfect management. Mr. Elliot is a little of a horticulturist himself and he praised particularly the poor farm gar dens, saying he had never seen a gar den more systematically- arranged or better cared for. Judge Hicks dis charged the ' jury thanking them for their work. It is generally understood that the strike disturbers are to be dis* charged as no indictments were found against them. ■■■ ', • -* ANOTHER PICNIC. " - > George N. Morgan and'Iievl But- ler G. A. R. Posts Will Jollify. The committee having : the matter in charge are making arrangements for the annual picnic and excursion of the George N. Morgan post G. A. R., which to take place on Thursday, June 27. The post . goes to Lake Park, Minn* . tonka, this year, and Levi Butler post and the W.R. C. of the two posts have accepted the invitation to attend. A steamer has been chartered to make trips around the lake with parties of excursionists, and an orchestra will be provided. The pavilion on the lake shore is to be handsomely decorated, and will be open to those who wish . to dance. S'Sh DISTRICT COURT BRIEFS, y ; DISTRICT COURT BRIEFS. Svante A. Nordenskjold has began an action against Olaf Carlson. It seems that Nordenskjold obtained a judgment against Carlson for $2,041.70. He claims that Carlson owns property under tlie name of Adolph Carlson, and asks the . court to decree that the two are the same person, that he may collect his judgement. Paul W. Leffler has begun an action against Samuel C. Ferris lor dissolution of partnership. They formed a building material company last March. Leffler claims that Ferris was to put $4,000 into the business, but only put in $55; that he drew out $130, besides $150 that he made. Margaret Sullivan has begun an action against John Bullivar for $1,000 which she claims for labor performed by Eu gene Sullivan. Edgar S. Coffin has sued M. F. Kaler bach for $87.15 for merchandise. H. H. Brown, the insolvent saloon keeper on Washington avenue south, yesterday filed his accounts. His stock amounts to about $300, his assets to over $6,000. A motion for a new trial in the case of Maria B. Nell against Lyman Dayton was argued before Judge Young yester day afternoon. The appearance of Judge Smith as one of the attorneys at tracted some attention and comment. ' The St. Louis railroad foreclosure action set for trial for Monday next, will probably go over to the September term. ■ Northwestern Wheat Crop. Y; Col. G. D. Rogers iu the Market Rec ord: "For the last two days reports of rains by wire have been coming in here from all parts of the Northwest. * The report would be that rains were falling, etc., uut when the extent of them would be learned they generally amounted to no more than a sprinkle that dried out with the next hour's sun. There were, however, some nice heavy . showers in the North that did great good to the wheat crop. After all, the situation is critical. Great damage has been in flicted in patches only, while with soak ing rains soon the promise would be fair for a crop. If we get no more moisture ' than has been furnished for the last ten j ten days serious complaints may be ex . pected. In most places the grain is yet * of fine color, and owing lo the cool weather has stood the drouth well. The root is well formed and has reached weir into the earth, which enables it to stand a harder test than if there had y been abundant moisture at, the surface and the plant had only a shallow hold for support. ' * ' Fell Sixteen Feet. .'.-; Three men, named J. Warren, R. Blackwood and J. McKensie, employed' in the new postoffice building on First - auenue south were precipitated sixteen feet onto a tiled floor yesterday morning by the breaking of a plank on which they were standing. McKensie is thought to have been hurt internally, but his case is not considered danger ous at all, while the other men were not injured) beyond some slight strains and bruises. ■ ' ' •';■'■ .'. .' • , . . j "Wages and Prices Under Socialism" will be the subject of discussion at the public agi tation meeting of tbe Socialistic-Labor party. this evening at the Labor temple. It will be opened by W. Q, H. Smart, Y ■ , "BY THEIR FRUITS." The Stages of Success in a Fruit Peddler's Life. From Peddling Apples to the Proprietorship of a Stand. The Goal of Ambition That Is, Sometimes Reached. Dealing in Fruit a Business Grown to Enormous Pro ••' ' portions. ;. The selling of fruit in Minneapolis has developed within the past few years into a vast business. It takes but a mo ment's thought to form something of a conjecture as to the extent to which it has grown. The little fruit stands about the • city are almost numberless. The fruit peddler succeeds the milkman on his rounds, and residences are visited frequently during the day by the apple and banana merchant, while the streets ring with their cries. At the street corner down town you find the fruit stand al most as numerous as the lamp post. Then there is the army of boys and girls, men and women, old and young. who besiege the offices aud make tours through the business blocks, through fear, apparently, that a possible cus tomer has been overlooked. THE BEGINNER. The grocers and regular dealers in fruits who rent stores and pay taxes have been waging a warfare upon - the small peddler, during the past year which has been only partially success ful. The nature of the. occupation af- fords employment to many people who would otherwise be obliged to steal, beg Y or go' to the poor house; ■so it has. looked rather harsh to the city authorities to enforce license Jaw. which seem to have been framed for keeping poor people ; from making a living. , There are two sides to the argument, and on the • other hand- the fruit mer chant feels that he should be in a meas ure protected from a competition which holds him at so great a disadvan tage. For while . he must assume the expenses ' incidental to a bust-; ness establishment, the peddlers are put to no further expense than to purchase timir stock of fruits from day to day, which, in many instances, doe3 not amount to more than can be carried about in a hand basket. Fruit selling, which with many Is a makeshift occupation, is not altogether so. The boy who starts out with a basket laden with a couple of dozen bananas and a score or so of apples to dispose of has before him a future as well marked as the grades of promo- tion by which a cash boy in a dry goods store rises to become manager, propri etor or buyer. If he is enterprising and thrifty, he may, in the course of a year or two, or perhaps three or four years, become the possessor of a stand, and has obtained title to a nook on a promi nent thoroughfare, or has taken up his position in the gutter adjoining the curb, where his wares are literally under the very noses of the passers-by. OX THE ROAD TO SUCCESS He is now a full-fledged proprietor in a small way. He has enlarged his stock so it includes assorted nuts, as well as apples, oranges, bananas, apricots, cherries and grapes in their season. Perhaps he adds lemonade during the very warm weather, and possibly the effervescent and exhilarating pop. He now has a start in life, and has assumed something of a dignity in the commer cial world. His ; customers begin to come to him instead of his going to them, or rather going for them. The height of his ambition, probably ends in the possession of a store with wide open windows, displaying rows of richly tinted fruit arranged symmetrically in pyramids, garnished with bunches of bananas, and set off with the bristling tops of pineapples, oranges and limes ambition's goal. from Florida, grapes and peaches from California, apples from Mich igan, nuts of all kinds; con fectionery, a ' soda water fountain with. a shake attachment, butter milk,' possibly ice cream and numerous other dainties upon which the return in the way of profits is large upon small investments. He -nayjiseeven beyond the possession of a store arid become a wholesaler, but is too far beyond the possibilities of tlie boy ; with the basket who stops ■to \ look longingly at the California fruits at the window, and his scope of earthly attainments does not go beyond. ALL CITIZENS Of the Northwest Visit Minneapolis Next Week and Of the Northwest Visit Minneapolis Next Week and Secure the Advantage of ONE RAILROAD FARE For the Round Trip, and at the same time attend the Great NORTHWESTERN SUIT Exposition Building, June 20, 21, 22. Exposition Building, June 20, 21, 22. # GIB'S BAND, DANZ'S BAND. And a Chorus of 1,000 Voices ! The Greatest Musical Event Ever Held ™West THE ANVIL CHORUS AND STAR-SPANGLED BANNER, With Booming Cannon. Five Great Concerts! Seats for 5,000 People ! Nine. Great Vocal Artists ! CONCERT PRICES: Season Tickets, five concerts..... ..;...'_.... $5.00 Reserved Seats, evening concerts '....' 1.25 Reserved Seats, matinees *. 1.00 General Admission, evening concerts • • 75 General Admission, matinees — '.. .50 Seats now on Sale at W.J. Dyer _* Bro.'s, 511 Nic ollet Avenue; Century Piano Store, 322 Nicollet Ave nue; Saengerfest Headquarters, 241 Hennepin Avenue. BUY ____T ONOE. _3_FONE FARE ON ALL RAILROADS FOR THE ROUND TRIP^M _■_■•% AYS AND MEANS." They arc many, "Ways tbat are dark," etc W and means tbat are Ignoble. One gets lost wondering and seeking: ■ * vet there are truths which, we are told, "you can road as you run," and "The wayfaring cannot err therein." We give, to those who are seeking, extracts from statements marte by some who, to their happiness, have found "Ways and Menus" to health. Don't forget, you who have sleepness nights, you who flro despondent and begin to realize that help is hard to find, these same "Ways aud Moans" are open to vou. 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Here is another from a lady long a resident of this city: Dear Madam— I was troubled for more than ten years with polypus in my nose, which was completely stopped up, so that I could not force air through, but had to -breathe entirely tnrough my mouth, and sometimes would nearly choke to death. My head, at times, I thought would burst, It ached so. I did not have a night of sound sleep for over six years, and ready think I was the most miserable person living until 1 began taking your wonderful medicine. Now I feel like a different woman. Can sleen nights, and my asthma, another Ions trouble. is much better. I have every reason to believe this medicine will cure me in time, and 1 hope all sufferers ju'l try it. Yours sincerely, _..«_-__ __RS. S. F. DOANE, 421 Second av. south. MThus, I could go on, and from some letters tell you of cures that would electrify tho world, change doubt to certainty and give hope to the hopeless. But some of these let- ters are not for publication. Let mc say, however, that if you have allments.threaten- however, that if you have ailments,threaten- Ing your peace, happiness and life, write to me.' If, as a -result, you do not learn facts which convince you The Great Restorer blessed remedy— Is what you want-, then you are "Doubting Thomases" to your sorrow. "Disease shall be bound and conquered, even as is this king of beasts." Address wifci^.''^"*-'—* _-"**?*. Great Restorer Pharmacopial Work, Min- I ■ ■ ■■ • ■ ■ -. . ' neapolls, Minn. For sale by druggist.. *;.- ; * . . ESTABLISHED 1877. james McMillan & co., james McMillan & co., - PROPRIETORS OF THE Minneapolis Sheepskin Tannery Minneapolis Sheepskin Tannery Y AND DEALERS IN— HIDES, SHEEP PELTS, FUR, WOOL. TALLOW, HIDES, SHEEP PELTS, FUR, WOOL. TALLOW, GINSENG AND SENECA ROOT. SHEEP PELTS AND PURS A SPECIALTY SHEEP PELTS AND FURS A SPECIALTY 101. 103 and 105 Second St. North, Minneapolis, Minn. Shipments Solicited. ________I_S Write for Circular NO. 167. ' Let roe bo privileged by my place an* message to be a speaker Shakespeare.-* Our Speech Is Short and (a the Point! 125 More of these most popular ROCKERS In Antique Oak, Mahogany and Nat- ural Cherry finish. Upholstered in ural Cherry finish. Upholstered in all shades of fine silk plush. Sprint? all shades of fine silk plnsh. Spring seats. Good value at 16, but «. sell them for only $3.68 $368 EACH. Bear in mind the fact that this is not the only bargain we have to offer. We have them by the hun- dreds in all kinds cf Parlor Sets, Chamber Sets, Hall Trees, Side- board., Hat Racks, Lawn Furni- ture, Cottage Outfits, etc., etc., all new and reliable goods. * We Sell on the INSTALLMENT PLAN Any of our lines without additional- charge to our regular prices. Bradstreet, Thurber & Co. n tl [The Direct. n ll I The Direct. Dr. nelson i™ S3 H______-_u_ era, ED n\\wW___m 0*0. ____WE__. 226 Wash. Av. S., Cornsr g[feg%jS Third A v. 5; "ljfr___fW REGULAR GRADUATE g* OT£_t§S REGULAR GRADUATE g* _f__l_5 From 20 years' experience ._ 0_____JBam in Hospital aud Private prac- ™ BE jM. (ice is enabled to Guarantee c« _S5S__ RADICAL cures in Chronic "__!. _"■ _j__ or Poisonous diseases of the 5" 9S_S Blood, Throat, Nose, Skin. — _*____ Kidneys. Bladder and kin- __:' S_____m died organs. Gravel and __!____ Stricture cured without Pain _"" H__>_3 or Cut tin jr. <=> f^__\ &__\ SERVE- VIGOR. §"B__r___ Married persons or young £*. MF^^jw men contemplating ' mar er B__*_B riage suffering from Physical s£ _6_!£_____l ami Organic Weakness, Pre- S Sr^nB mature Decay. Evil Fore- «— ► S iSRjSHg bodings, Self-Distrust, Impaired Memory. , bodings, Self-Distrust, Impaired Memory" Palpitation of the Heart, Pimples On the Face, Specks beforo the EYE, Kinging in the! BAR, Catarrh, Threatened Consumption aud' Every Disqualification that renders Mar- riage improper and unhappy, SPEEDILY] and PERMANENTLY Cured. * In each stag* a different treatment. STKKNGTJl— VITALITY. Victims of Excesses or Indiscretion, with Nervous Exhaustion, Cough, Headache, Tired' Feeling, Pains in the Back aud Breast, Indi- gestion, are treated for Consumption, Dys- . pepsia and Liver Complaint, by inexperi- enced men, who mistake the cause of tha trouble and thus multiply both. Lost vitality in young or old completely restored. No Ex-, posure; separate rooms for Ladies; inter- views Strictly Confidential. it is evident that a Physician who confines himself Ex*. elusiveiv to a certain class of Dis- eases must possess greater still than one in general practice. £_-*Receutly con- tracted or chronic Urinary Diseases POS- ITIVELY Cured in *J to 8 day. by a local remedy. No nauseous drugs used. Many cases pronounced incurable promptly yield to Dr. Nelson's Approved Remedies. Medicines Mailed or Expressed to any ad- dress Free from observation. Charges fair. Terms Cash. A friendly talk costs nothing. : Hours, 10 a. m. to 1- m., 2 to 3 and 7 to 8 **. m. ; Sunday, 2 to 'J p. m. Book anil question list, l">c. 2__ Wash. av. S., Minneapolis, Minn. THE HOLMES, KA NEW HOTEL. . Hennepin Av. and Eighth St.. MI- _ 1__»0_IS. ABSOLUTELY FIRE-PROOF, El*^antly Furnished, 175 Rooms. American and European Plan. $2.50 Per Day $1.00 Per Day And Upward. And Upward. And Upward. And Upward. The Holmes combines nil modern impror ments. Street cars to depots. Two passenger elevators, electric light* call and return-call bells; everything ne* and first-class . AVe shall be pleased to enter- tain vou on vour next visit to Minneapolis, ; Fl. _E. HOL Mg9 ; PUSHING & DOWDAL 1/ 116 First Av. S„ Minneapolis, Minn. Manufacturers and Importers of BILLIARD AND POOL GOODS; . Billiard and Pool Tables bought, sold an* exchanged. . Repairing and storage lor gam* alreasonable rates.