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The bartenders will hold a masquer
ale ball loiugtit at Aiiou hull, 71 \Vest
Tiiiid street.
The Social Science club, connected
with the Men's Settlement, will meet
I*l id ay evening at the usual place.
The regular meeting of the The*
osophical s-eiety will be heid tins even
ing at Kottm 5'U, Endioott building.
Subject, ''Kthies."
Aiex Sternberg.who has Iven confined
to vis borne lor th« last three week* on
account of illness, is improving and
expect* to bo around soon.
Yerxa Bros. hay«? kindly consented to
tak<- oidi'is this year, us last, lor the
Friendly Inn wood yard. All such or
ueia will be promptly delivered. I>.
Morgan, superintendent.
A social is announced for tonight at
the Paris!! Settlement; 105 East Fifth
street, to which all arc cordially invited.
A good programme will be given, con
sisting of uinasiuui work, music and
Rev. I). Morgan will commence a
series of temperance meetings every
Thursday evening on the Bethel boat.
This veiling the lecture will be the
story of a drunkard illustrated by ster
eopticon views.
111.- funeral services of the late W. H.
Folsum, Garnet Lodge No. Hi ">. A. F.
and A. M . will be held at No. 313 Wa
bnslia street, at 8 o'clock p. in. today,
under the auspices of Ancient Land
mark Lodge No 5.
Mrs. C. B. Teeple requests all \V. ('.
T. IT. ladies to send by 11 o'clock Fri
day supplies for the Woman's Ctar.atian
borne dinner, at No. 19 Wasbburn
block. Fifth street—chicken pies, tur
kevM, cranberry sauce, cold bailed po
tatoes tor creaming pies.sunr and but
t<-r. saiads. Tins is a worthy cause.
Let all help who can.
The member* of St. Paul Camp No. 1,
Sons or Veterans. U. S. A., will visit
John A. tlawlins Camp No. ".». Minneap
olis, this evening, thus returning the
fraternal visit of Kawlins earns of a few
dayss:nce. Members of St. Paul camp
will assemble at the hall, 71 East Sev
enth itreet, at 7 o'clock tnis evening,
Drrvious to talcing car tor Minneapolis.
While i>. ISicholowitz, a vegetable
peddler, was driving across the Minne
sota Transfer bridge on I'niversitv at
5:15 p. m. yesterday an interutban car
struck tlie wagon and bn>k« it in two.
Micholowilz was not struck by the car,
but his fall to tlie ground bruised his
back and jarred him considerably. The
Kundo street patrol wagon conveyed the
injured man to his home at OsftJ Temper
ance street.
< a* j'.nil Klectrio Fixture*..
P. V. l)v\yer Bros. Co., 93 East Third
Carpenters wanted at Labor hall next
Tuesday evening. Special inducements
offered for attendance.
The state librarian ha* received vol
ume .'7, Canadian Session Papers.
The Moorbead normal school tiled cur
rent rxpense lists with the stale auditor
yesterday anioiiinini; t051,744.34,
The "Bibiioteka L'nia Lubelskiej," a
social and literary organization ot this
city, hied articles of lueomuratioa with
the secretary of state yesterday.
The Cliemical Manufacturing Com
pany of Minneapolis, with a capital
stock of ?lUJ.OOO, tiled articles of in
corporation with the secretary of state
Senator L. O. Thorpe.of Will mar; A.
K. Frch. of Ken yon; Dr. Tomlin&on, ot
St. Peter, and Hon. Gilbert (Jutterson,
of Blue Earth eo'tntjr, were callers at
the state capitul yesterday.
The Minnesota Historical society lias
received: Specifications and Drawings
of.Patents, April. lS'.t:], Darts 1 and 2:
Iron) lion J. 1). Ludden, thlrty-sevtm
pamphlets; lion. Horace G. Wadin,
chief of bureau of statistics, Massa
chusetts: Statistics of Manufacsun-s,
15.):., and Report of Statistics of Labor,
1393; American Church History,, the
Religions of Forces- of the United
States, 4 volumes: Visitation of Eng
land and Wales, vol. 2; Description of
Jamaica. lilunn, IG7S; Universal Geo<r
crapiiy of the World, 1601; A General
History of All Voyages and 1 ravels, by
i)u Perier, 1708; An Account of Louis
iana, 1S04: The Brealn of Life, by
GeoreeCatlin. 1891; A Concise History
of the Spanish America. 1741.
Mr. Worrell's lecture to housekeepers
on food subjects in People's church
next Tuesday afternoon wiil be worth
bearing:. Admission free.
Miss Lillian May Lochter end Charles
F. Hamilton were married last night at
the Midway house, St. Anthony Park,
In the presence of a larae number of
friends. Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton wiil be
at home arter Dec. 15, at '.VM Lisbon
street, St. Paul.
The St. Paul Chapter of the Daueh
ters of the American Revolution have
secured Miss .fane Meade Welsh to de
liver a course of lectures on the Amer
ican constitution. Her first lecture on
"The Making of the Constitution" will
be given at the home of Mrs. Newport
this morning. The other lectures will
"Alexander Hamilton" — Saturday.
Dec s, at Mrs. D.A. Monfort's. '252 Day
ton avenue.
"Thomas Jefferson" -Tuesday, Dec
11, at lire. il. K. Brill's, 471 Laurel
"The War of I^l2"—Thursday. Dec.
13, at Mrs. F. P. Shepard's, 325 Day ton
".John Quincy Adams and Andrew
Jackson"— Saturday, Dec. l. at Mrs.
John Quincy Adams'. 3 Crocus hill.
" The Capture of a Commonwealth"—
Dec.lß, at .Mrs. James Perry Gribben's,
4:>'J Holly avenue.
Luncheon will be served today and
tomorrow at the Whartou buildintc, ou
Robert street, opposite the Kyan hotel,
tor the benefit of St. Luke's hosDital.
The ladies will also hold their annual
Bale of tancv goods and needlework.
Twenty-live and fifty cent tables will
be a special feature of the sale.
Prof. Oscar L. Lienau will give the
third of his informal music-ales at his
studio, room 23, Forepaugh block, Seven
Corners, tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock.
The following soloists will assist Mr.
Lienau: Miss Lulu Weber, Mrs. O. L.
Lienau, Miss Louisa Taylor, Mr. N. I.
Wold, Miss Grace .Smith,' Miss Bertha
Mangold, M. £. Goodwin, .1. W. Evans.
Master Jason Wait and the St. Paul
Vocal club.
Mercurial Poison
Is the result of the- usual treatment of blood dis
orders. The syntein is tilled with Mercury and I'ot
a.-<h remedies—more to be dreaded than the disease
—find In a short while is In a tar worse condi
tion than before. The most common result is
Phpnm^ticm for w!li(;|1 8. 8. s. is tbo
«\llC».ln lctLldlll nao«l reliable euro. A
~---^~^. —^^^^^.lew bottles will afford
relief where all else has failed.
1 suffered from a severe attack of Mercurial
Rheumatism, my arm and legs belli? swollen to
more than twice tueir natural size, causing the
most excruciating pains. 1 spent hundreds of dol
lars without relief, but after taking a few bottlesof
w W-W^g 1 improved rapidly, and am now a well
SvPv?*?a man, completely cured. 1 can heartily
E«!^«=«i*l«*B recommend your wonderful medicine
to anyone afflicted with this painful disease.
. W. V. DAI.KV, Brooklyn Elevated It. U.
Our Treatise on Ciood mid Skin Diseases mailed Free
to any address.
S\~* _ tricksters — these
r\ ST\ d 111 peddlers;; selling
lICLI \J powders of which
X they say— "same
as Pearline" — "good as Pearline."
Keep akeenedge on your wits against
such. PEARLINE has no equal.
v B JAMES I'YLE, New York,
Joint Gas Committee, by Vote
of 4 to 2, Recommends
Awarding Him
Test of Seeger's Burners
Failed to Develop 16-
Candle Power.
Committee Decides Against
Purchasing or Renting
the Burners.
The joint council committee on gas
will recommend the council to award
the contract fur gasoline li<htin< in the
outlying districts of the city to Robert
Seeder. The committee came to this
conclusion vesterd ;y afternoon, alter a
session with the bidders, and after
reading the report of Prof. George D.
Shepherdson, who tested the burners.
The action of the committee may wot bo
sustained, however, particularly in the
board of aldermen, where there is oppo
sition to Seeder. in the committee
yesterday Chairman Uobb. and Aid.
Murphy voted against Seeger as the re
sult of the test by Prof, Shepherdson
showed that beeper's burner had a ca
pacity of only 14.93 candle power, in
stead of sixteen, as required by the
specifications. As a matter of fact, the
burner of the Acme Vapor Stove com
pany was the only one of the three
tested that showed a
Capacity Kqual to 16 Candle Power,
and that burned without giving a smoky
Same, so the report of ttie professor
The session began with the reading
of tiiis report. After stating the condi
tions uuder which the test was made at
the university, the report gave the fol
lowing results:
The Acme burner gave a clear, bright
MirtU of ltJ.O'2-candle power; the Seeger
burner, when tlie flame would remain
still, produced a light of H.y^-candle
power, but ivaen the flame was blowing,
that is, not quiet and steady, its candle
power was only 11.1; the tlame was
smoky. The Grant bonier, submitted
by Isaac A. Grant, showed a capacity of
11.02 candle power, and gave a smoky
As soon as Chairman Robb had fin
ished reading the report Aid. Murphy
moved that the committee recommend
the award ot the contract to the Acme
Vapor Stove company, as being the only
bidder who had complied absolutely
with the specifications. Aid. Murphy
said he did not think that the other
bidders should be considered any fur
Assemblyman Van Slvke argued in
favor of Seeger, whose bid on the prop
osition to furnish and maintain the gas
oline lights, appliances and burners,
83 Cents Per Lamp Per Month.
This would mean a saving of $7,417 a
year, as compared with the bid of the
Acme Vapor Stove company, which was
$1,013*. Aid. Murphy maintained that
the committee could not consider any
bid but the Acme's. Seeeer's burner
had been given a proper test, and was
found not to have a capacity of sixteeu
canulf power.
Mr. Seeder, whose uneasiness during
the criticisms of himself and 1113 patent
burner was quite perceptible, tiien
arose and declared that the test at the
university was not made properly. Mr.
Seeger knew ins burner whs equal to
any in the contest, and he was willing
to have another test to prove It. But
the proper grade of gasoline must be
used and the pressure be made normal.
Actual service, though, was the best
test of burners, so Mr. Seeder thought.
In answer to Mr. Seeder's assertion that
there was an exeeu 01 pressure used 111
the tests to the extent" of (oar incites,
Mr. Heilbron, representing the Acme
Vapor Stove company, said:
If oil broil Talk*
"The pressure didn't effect any of the
burners, because it was checked by a
valve. 1 am certain that Seeder's
burner cannot give a 16-eandie power
light, whereas, we have at a public test
proven tliAt our burner has a capacity
of even more than 15-candle power.
Neither does our burner Kive a smoky
flame as the others did. I claim, there
fore, that the Acme Vapor Stove com
pany is the only bidder who has com
plied with all the specifications, and is
consequently entitled to sole consider
ation here."
John H. Ives, acting as the attorney
for the Acme Vapor Stove company,
followed with an argument against the
further consideration of Seetier's bid.
Mr. Ives contended that it was not
right as a mere business proposition
for the city to award the contract for
furnishing a 16 candle power light to a
man whose burner has been proven
incapable of giving more than 14.02
--cnndle power.
Aid. Murphy then renewed his mo
tion to recommend that the ceutract be
awarded to the Acme Vapor Stove com
pany but it was not seconded. Assem
blyman Van Slyke thereupon moved
that the committee recommend thai the
contract be awarded Ui Mr. Seeper. Aid.
Lindahl seconded it and it was carried
by a vote of 4 to 2, Aid. Kartafc excused
from voting.
Aid. Murphy remarked just prior to
the vote that lie did not understand how
the city coulokmake Seeger furnish a
lij-candle power burner. City Attor
ney Chamberlain answered that the
contractor must comply with the terms
of the contractor if he refused the city
could rescind it. The city attorney sug
gested in this connection that it would
be well for the city to supply itself with
a testi lit; apparatus aDd to make tests
on the lights at any time desired.
The committee decided to recommend
that the city do not purchase or rent
the burners. This course will save the
city nearly $3,OiX).
It Is Evident
That you have made the comfort of
pass«-mters who use the Burlington
Route a persistent and intelligent study,
and have thus elevated travel to an
actual pleasure.—A prominent mer
chant of ."St. i'aul.
1 bat's What Is Staring the Flre-
men in the Face.
At the present time the fire depart
ment has only 13,577.11 in the city treas
ury. As the monthly pay roll amounts
to more than $14,000, the prospects for
the boys receiving their November pay
are not bright. It is probable thnuzh
that the December settlement wi'h the
county treasurer will increase ;ill the
city funds appreciably, though how
much cannot b- said myet.
Everlasting Garbage Question to
lie Aired Again.
Tonierht the assembly will hear some
thing more about garbage. Exactly
1 what that "something" is none but the
' quartette— Assemblymen Parker,Lewis,
j A rosin and rtofntot*— -who have tie«n
i inspecting ci em* <r. ■ in Dcs Molu 8
! El WOOd, iUU., ana Jlw.vaukeu can ICu.
Messrs. Parker and . Arosin returned
home from the junket yesterday, and
Messrs. Lewis and Hemdon are expect
ed this morning. The gentlemen will
make a consolidated report embodying
their views ana opinions of garbage cre
matories, and the report is to be read
to the assembly this evening. Not an
inkling of its nature could be obtained
from Messrs. Parker and Arosin yester
She Wilt Appear 'I his Evening at
Ford Music Hall.
This evening at Ford Music hall the
series of five high-class artists' recitals
to be given this winter under the aus
pices of the Schubert club will be
opened by Miss Lillian Blauvelt, th«
charming young soprano, of New York
city. Miss veil's fame has preceded
her. and there is great interest in her
coming. A delightful treat is in store
for all who attend the concert this even
The programme will be as follows:
Quartette in C imijor (first move
ment) Haydn
Kubiiistein quartette.
Grand Yalse—"ltuuieo el Juliet"..'..Gounod
Miss Lillian Blauvelt.
Violoncello celo Selected
Fritz Senlachier.
» nmn ,)(n) '"Cradle Song" sehaiKowsky
"UUKS ) (b) -Filies tie Cadiz" Deliles
Miss Blauvelt.
Quartette Bazzini
Allegro auas&ioiitito. Andante, Allegro
Rubinstein quartette.
Aria— "With Verdure lad" (-'Cre
ation") Haydn
Miss JJlauveli.
Violin Solo—'-Adagio l'aihetii(ue"
(from second Concerto) Oodard
Claude Madden.
"Sicilian Vespers" ("Bolero") Verd
Miss Blauvelt.
Population of Public Institu
Secretary Hart has issued the follow
ing statement, showing the population
of the various state institutions Nov. 30:
Institutions. 18J3. 18M
St. Peter hospital 1.024 948
Rochester hospital 1,130 1.136
Fergus Falls hospital 347 535
Total insane 2,501 2,019
Soldiers' home 279 338
School for deaf 224 233
School for blind 57 Cl
School for feeble-minded... 338 428
State public school 178 180
Reform school 317 34'J
State reformatory 143 127
State prison *448 t."»3i
Totals 4.485 4,906
Increase 5(55 381
•Includes 100 United States prisoners
from other states.
tlnclude-s seventy-seven Uni:ed States
prisoners from other states.
Collision on the Great Northern
Near Itasca.
Several freight cars were wrecked
early yesterday morning in a collision
on the Great Northern road, near Itasca.
Freight Train No. 22, of the Eastern
Minnesota company, east-bound, broke
in four pieces at this point, and In the
confusion which followed the third sec
tion ran into the second, wrecking two
cas of hard coal, and damaging a car
tilled with merchandise. The tracks of
the Northern Pacific here run parallel
with those of the Great Northern, and
for a short time traffic on both was sus
pended. The damage was slight, and
uo person was injured.
St. Paul People Invited.
The general committee on arrange
ments extend an invitation to the citi
zens of St. Paul to attend the sessions ,
morning and afternoon, of the Munici
pal leatrue convention, which opens
Saturday at the Fust Unitarian church.
corner of Eighth street and Mary place,
Minneapolis: also the exercises at the
Lyceum theater Saturday evening.
Gns and Rleutrfc Fixtures.
P. V. Dwyer Bros. Co., 90 East Third
Bargain-makers for the
housekeepers, and reg
ulators of prices for
other dealers.
8 Cents
Per pound for fresh Salmon, by the whole
tish, weighing from 4 to G pounds each.
60 Cents
Per gallon for the best New Molasses. This
is the best that can be made and the quality
you are asked to pay $1 per gallon for by
dealers who carry as fine a grade as this.
25 Cents
Per gallon for good, new, well-flavored Mo
55 Cents
Per bushel, for fancy burbauk. Potatoes.
5 Cents
Per can for good Sugar Cora.
18 Cents
Per pound for sood, aweet Table Butter, just
received from the country.
20 Cents
Per gallon for pure, sweet Aopie Cider.
Per sack for Yerxas Extra Floor. This is
unsurpassed bvany Flour iv the world, and
the brands that Etj.U AL it are scarce as Chi
nese bexgnrs. Money refunded if these
are overstatements.
6 Cents
Per pound for Kousid Steak.
8 Cents
Per pound for Pork Koasts.
7 Cents
Per pound for l'ork Sausage.
75 Cents
Bach for Edam Cheeses..
If you desire anything in Confections, del
icate, fancy and dainty, you will find it nt
our Candy Department at prices that are rea
sonable beyond expectation.
5 Cents
Per cake for undented Glycerine Soap.
8 Cents
For large bottles pure, assertive Horse Had-
3 Cents
Per cake tor imported Castile Soap.
3 Cents
Per loaf for tbe best Vienna Bread, full
weigtu loaves.
"*Ve have only pure, fuli-llavorpd Spices,
ground in our own mill. You wili find one
pound of Yerxa Spices worth two of the or
dinary grocery store kind; yet their cost
doesn't exceed tlte ordinary kind.
10 Cents
Per pound for good, new Fifjs.
15 Cents
Per pound for fancy Layer i- lgs.
15 C snts
Per dozen for good, sweet Ornnges.
15 to 20 Cents
Per dozen for flawless Bananas.
Mai! orders will be tilled at prices current
W icu order arrives.
Yerxa Bros. & Co.,
Seventh and Cedar.
Originator* ol I'roper SCorekeepius
Superintendent Gilbert Makes
an Important Recom- *
Ermisch and Wonigkeit Got
Their Downward Start
Through Truancy.
Various Measures Concern
ing Teachers, Engineers
and Janitors.
Tho regular monthly meeting of the
scliool board was held last night, all the
members being present. A good deal
of business of a routine character was
disposed of and reports were read from
the vatious committees. The commit
tee on schools made the following re
port, which was adopted:
We recommend that the resignations
of Mrs. Emma Scott, teacher of the
seventh grade. Van Buren school, and
Miss Constance Giltnan, of the second
grade. Gorman school, be accepted.
We recommend that leave of absence
l»e granted to Miss Frances Keif, of the
Van Buren school; Miss Emma Axtell.
of the Jackson school: Miss Carrie Silli
man, of Cleveland school; Miss Mary
Gray, of the Deane school, and Miss
Addie Gray, of the Van Buren school.
Alt the above to date from
Dec. 1. We recommend that the
following persons be graduated frouj
the teachers' training school: In tho
regular course, Miss Ella Kennedy,
Miss Katharine Butler, Miss Julia
Ekman, Miss Anna I'eierson. In the
kindergarten course, Miss Florence
Kood, Miss Pearl Teeple, Miss Mary
Giitinan. We recommend that Miss
Minnie O'Brien be promoted from the
position of fourth grade teacher in the
Lincoln school to that of seventh grade
in the Van Buren at salary of the
third grade. We recommend the ap
pointment of Miss M. G. Fanning to the
fourth grade, Lincoln school, at max
imum schedule salary; Miss Kath
arine Butler to the second grade;
Jackson school; Miss Ella Kennedy
to the second grade. Gorman school;
Miss Martha Schroer to the fourth
grade. Van Buren school; Miss Julia
Ekman to the second grade, Van Bureu
school; Miss Anna Peterson to the sec
ond grade, Cleveland school; Miss Kate
Gaughan to the intermediate grades,
Deane school; Miss Pearl Teeple to the
position of assistant kindetgartner,
half day, Jefferson school; Miss Flor
ence Kood, half-day, assistant kinder
gartner, Webster school; Miss Mary
Giitinan, one-session assistant kinder
gartner, Murray school. All the above
to date from the beginning; of the De
cember school month and to be at mini
mum schedule salary, except as speci
fied. We recommend that Mrs. Georgia
Patterson be placed uoon tne
grammar schedule to date from
the Ist of September. That the min
utes of the meeting of Oct. 8 be amend
ed, placing Mrs. Augusta McLeod at
maximum schedule salary. We recom
mend that Mr. Farnsworth be allowed,
without loss of pay, to leave his school
on the afternoon of Friday, Dec, 14,
to preside at an educational meeting;
that the use of the high school hall be
granted to the State Educational asso
ciation for the declamatory contest on
the evenings of Dec. 15 or ltiand2G;
also, that the State Educational asso
ciation be allowed the use of such
rooms as may be needed for Its meet
ings in December. We recommend
that the literary societies of the Sixth
ward be allowed the use of a room in
the llumboldt school for one evening a
The school at Haniline is in a seri
ously crowded condition. The average
per room is forty-seven (above the kin
dergarten), and in one room there are
lour classes and in another three. The
lirst primary teacher has sixty-two
children. It is imperative that another
teacher be added at once. We reccom
mend that the first floor of the old
school building be rented, and that the
kindergarten room be fitted with desks,
at a rental not exceeding $10 a mouth.
Supt. Gilbert on Truants.
The superintendent of schools sub
mitted the following matter for the con
sideration of the board:
St. Paul, in common with every city,
has a certain class of children, mostly
boys, known as truants, and bometimes
incorrectly as iucorrigibles. They are
boys who either will not stay in school
or whose conduct while there is such
that they cannot be retained, nor are
they bad enough to be sentenced to the
reform school under our laws. Their
homes are, for' tne most part, unfit
places for children, their parents
either vicious or careless, so
that the children roam the streets, asso
ciate with the worst characters, until
such a time as they have committed a
crime and can be senteuced to a reform
atory. It is from these unfortunates
that the criminal class is recruited, and
it is just here that our educational sys
tem breaks down. The two young men
recently hanged in St. Paul for murder
had had just this training. On a recent
morning seventeen boys were arrayed
in the police court, all belonging to this
class and all acquainted with Ermisch
and Wonnigkeit. Ido not need to en
large upon the situation. Unless this
awful gap in our system is filled, the
line of joung criminals will go ou un
Some cities, notably Boston, have
made recent attempts in this direction,
establishing institutions not strictly
penal for the education of truants and
unfortunates. What is needed here is
not a school tor St.Pa ul -the day truant
school is of little use— a home school
for the state, since other cities have the
same needs as we. This school should
be on a farm remote from large cities,
supplied with the means of industrial
train in the best teachers and the
most elevating influences. To it these
children should be sent on indetermin
ate sentences, not by the police court*,
but by efficiently organized truancy
departments in conrsectou with the
school systems.
Whether such a school can be es
tablished or not, this truncy department
should be established. The matter was
recently discussed at a meeting of the
school masters in Southern Minnesota,
and a committee was appointed to bring
it before the legislature. i *
I recommend'hat a special committee
of this board b'.*appointedon legislation
with the aim of helping to secure legis
lation which shall provide for an an
nual school census, proper truancy laws
and a home school for truants and in
corrigibles. Respectfully submitted.
fC B. Gilbert, v
Suparintandent of bcluols.
Recommendation Adopted*
The report of the committee on
schools was adopted, as was also that of
the superintendent, and the secretary
was instructed to communicate will:
the board of education of Minneapolis
with a view to having a committee tioui
that body also appointed to co-operate
wim the unu to be appointed by this
bo* 'I. ■ ,■ • . . ■ ■!■■;, -» ,
The* supe nt'Midpii.'s report also
shows the enrollment for the past month i
to be as follows:
. . „ November, November, In- ,;
la.»a. i. .<; ■ ciLfMi
Kuiubereurolletl..K,l2s 1b,i77 . 1-.T52
Dally attendance.. 13,^D0 16,173 l.C?i
Number admitted.. 17,813 18,011 ■ 1,.0s
The Committee on Puel and .I.tnl
recommended the following appoint
ments in their report:
Louis Lundquist. ns four months fire
man at Lincoln; Carl HaedricK. as four
months ureniau at Franklin: John Gray,
a-i to. months fireman at Jefferson; L.
Ptinchot. a* four mouths assistant en
gineer at high school; John Ljungren
to serve four months of the ten months
term M fireman at the high school;
Thomas Eustace as four months assist
ant engineer at the Madison school;
Thomas Klinr, to continue in the posi
tion of ten months fireman at the Madi
son school; Joseph Stewart, as four
months assistant janitor at the Hum
boldt school. We recommend that the
salary of the janitor of tie Fisher Ames
school bo 925 per month, instead of $15,
as provided in theschedu!e,by reason of
additional rooms having been opened in
the school. All of the foregoing to serve
at the pleasure of the board,
to dale from Dee. 1, 1804, and to
be at the schedule salary, except
as specified to the contrary. We recom
mend that the janitors of the Jackson
and Gorman schools receive $10 per
mouth in addition to their regular
schedule salary by reason of the open
ing of annexes to these schools, said in
crease in salary to take effect . from the
time said annexes are opened and to
continue until they are closed.
The board passed upon bills for the
month as follows: Real estate and re
pur accounts, $14,035,130; supply bills,
$3,975.04, of which $3,008 was for fuel.
A communication from the corporation
attorney was read, in which he gave it
as his opinion that the water rents of
schools should not be paid out of the
maintenance fund of the schools, but
out of the general fund. The com
munication was placed on tile.
HOT 81'Kintiti, ARK.
Texas, Mexico and California.
Tbe VV abash Kailroad,
In connection with the St.. Louis, Iron
Mountain & Southern liailway, Texas
& Pacific Railway, International &
Great Northern Railroad, aud Southern
Pacific Kailway,known as the Only True
Southern Route, has placed in service a
Through First-Class Sleeping Car and
Tourist Sleeping Car, leaving Chicago
daily at 10:50 a. m., via St. Louis to Lit
tle Rock, Malvern (Hot Springs). Aus
tin, Sau Antonio, Laredo (where a direct
con nectionis made with through Sleep
ing Car for the City of Mexico). El Paso,
Los Angeles and Sau Francisco. This
is the only line from Chicago which can
offer this excellent service. Call or
write to any ticket agent of the Waoash
or connecting lines for printed matter
showing time, route, rales, description
of cars, etc.. or
C. S. CRA.XE. G. P. & T. A.,
St. Louis. Mo.
F. A. Palmeu, Asst. G. P. A.,
201 S. Clark St., Chicago, 111.
Pleasant Entertainment of the
Bon Ami Club.
The result of the debate on the reso
lution that "Love is a greater incentive
to human action than ambition,"
which took place at Bon Ami hall last
evening, is not to be announced. It
might abnormally encourage the men.
The entertainment, under the auspices
of St. Joseph's Total Abstinence so
ciety, was very successful. Rev. T. J.
Gibbons' address was replete with
pithy allusions. In the debate J. C.
Nolan and T. H. Loghran were a 9 con
vincing as if they were the veritable
mouthpieces of the "laughter-loviag"
goddess, while M. J. Clark and J. J.
Regan might have been the ministers of
Charles XII. himself.
Misses Annie McQuillan, Theresa
Nolan, Gertrude and Mamie O'Brien
and Maggie Cody received unlimited
applause from the gentlemen, nor did
the ladies forget Willie McGuire. J. 11.
Smith. J. J. Hagerty. L. C. Nolan and
Joseph Duncan.
To Attend the Municipal Re-
form Convention.
The Commercial club has appointed
the following delegates to the National
Municipal Reform convention to be
held Dec. 8 and 10 at Minneapolis: EL
F. Stevens, Charles A. Moore, A. B
Lewis, Robert A. Smith, J. J. McCardy,
J. E. Markham, E. S. Chittenden, C. W.
Ilorr, E. J. Hodgson, E. G. Rogers, J. J.
McCarferty, 11. C. McNair, John B.
West. Ell S. Warner, P. F. Kelly, F.
Willius. E. H. Ozniun. E. A. Paradis,
11. A. Castle, E. V. Smalley, B. P. Hall,
George Thompson, Joseph Wheelock,
W. J. Footner.
Constellation Chapter No. 18 Has
a Full New List.
Constellation Chapter No. 18, Order of
the Eastern Star, held its annual meet
ing last evening at the Masonic temple.
The attendance was large. After con
ferring degrees on four candidates, the
following officers were elected for the
ensuing year:
Worthy matron. Miss Eleanor Young;
worthy patron, William Dampier;
associate matron, Mrs. Gertrude Grewe;
secretary, Mrs. M. A. Gordon: treas
urer, Mrs. Addie Upright; conductress.
Mrs. Millie Lee; associate couduciiegg,
Mrs. Jennie A. Paradis.
Sweetest Song-a.
Part 2 has arrived. Ask the opinion
of some friend who has secureu Part 1
of this series, and then call at the
Globe counting room for yours.
The New Idea to Be Tried at Cleve
Cleveland, 0., Dec. s.—Assistant
Superintendent of Railway Mail Service
Matson. of Washington, arrived here
today, and is making arrangements with
the Cleveland Electric Street Railway
company for the collection and delivery
of the mails. Letter boxes will be
placed on electric trains on the various
lines, in case the company accepts the
proposition of the government for the
service. The latter offers the street car
company the same rate as is paid to the
steam roads, winch is $62.25 for every
200 pounds per mile per annum. It is
very likely that the proposition will be
accepted and that the service will be
started very soon. If the plan works
satisfactorily special electrical postal
cars will be built and run over all the
Hues in thb city.
Intelligence of American Work
tiigmon Please« Him.
Nkw Your. Dec. s.—John Burns, the
English labor leader and member of
parliament, left this city this evening
for Denver, Col., where he will attend
the convenlion of the American Federa
tion of Labor. He will make a brief
stop at Niagara to view the falls. Speak
ing today of the criticisms upon his ut
terances here, Mr. Burns said:
"If some of my expressed opinions
luve not be«n placable to Hie press. 1
am sorry that I cannot stay hern longer
and rub them in. Had we in England
among the working classes the same
.standard of comfort and education I find
amonir workingm«*ti here, we would ac
complish wonders."
Movements <-f Vessel*.
Baltimore, Dec. s.—ArriveU: Mas-
Sitpeqtin. from Swansea.
. JtoTTK::r>AM— Arriyvtl: Werkendain,
iroua iSiew York.
His Trial Continued to Dec.
17 Owing to Nelson's
He Doesn't Propose to Let the
Case Slip Over the
Leonard Homicide Case Also
Booked for Next Week-
Other Cases.
The trial of Charles A. Hawks, of
Seven Corners bank notoriety, has been
continued until Dec. 17- The case wti?
called yesterday and J'idge Flandrau
submitted an aflidavit and certificate of
a physician, which showed that George
Nelson, of counsel for the defense, is
still ill with typhoid fever. County At
torney Butler stated tiiat he was aware
of the illness of Mr. Nelson, but did not
desire the case to go over the term.
Judge Brill spoke of the case having
been previously continued because of
the absence of Judge Flandrau and
Mr. Nelson. He would grant a
continuance, however, under the
circumstances.unlil the date mentioned.
The former trial was a lengthy one and
was on an indictment charging Mr.
Hawks with making a false report of
the affairs of the Seven Corners bank to
the public examiner. There are several
indictments against him, and it is prob
able one of the others will be taken up.
It is possible that he will be tried on the
indictment charging the appropriation
of $100 of the funds of the Nickel Sav
ings bantc.
The case of James 11. Burns has been
set for trial next week, and the Leonard
homicide case has also gone over until
next week.
Louisa Henrietta Biasing was granted
a divorce from Herman A. Biasing yes
terday by Judge Kerr. The evidence
showed habitual drunkenness of the
husband and refusal to support his wife.
William Poskenoski, a German aged
fifty years.was tried yesterday in Judge
Brill's court upon an indictment for
grand larceny in the second degree. He
and Fred Dana were accused of stealing
a horse from Louis Rondo, in the town
of New Brighton, and then selling it for
a small sum or money and a watch.
Dana pleaded guilty and was sentenced
to the penitentiary last week. The jury
retired in the case of Poskenoski.
Josiah Clark was examined in the
probate court yesterday touching his
sanity. He is seventy-five years old,
and Is feeble and eccentric. It was de
termined that he is not a fit subject for
an insane asylum, but should be taken
to the poor farm.
John Picha, the Seventh street tailor,
an elderly man, was adjudged insane by
the probate court yesterday.
Judge Esan aud a jury are trying the
action brought by Alexander Uillis
against O!e L. Serli and others to re
cover $(506.70 due upan a promissory
In Judge Kelly's court the jury re
turned a verdict or $251.20 la favor of
Andrew Erickson against Jolin 6. Allen.
This is the amount of earnest money
paid on the purchase of eighty acres of
land in Barron county.YVis. It appeared
■ evidence that Erickson did not get
he land he thought he was purchasing.
The Wells-Stone Mercantile company
has sued the Merchants' National bank
to recover *4,42o.4S.claiined to be due the
plaintiff for Koods sold the Iron Kiver
Lumber company, at Iron Iliver, Wis.,
during the past winter, to secure which
it gave the plaintiff a bill of sale on tim
ber, but the bank mentioned secured the
money for the timber and has aot paid
the claim.
Elvena Theis has sued the city of St.
Paul to recover 55,000 foi injuries sus
tained by a fall upon a broken sidewalk
on York street on Sept. 16.
Dennis and Catherine Kinsella have
petitioned the district court for permis
sion to adopt Mary Margaret Bayliss. a
child a little over one year old," whose
father is William Bayliss. Its mother
died in child birth.
The St. Paul Title Insurance and
Trust company has begun an action
against Clara and Seth B. WoolworMi
to foreclose a mortgage for $50,000 upon
lots 4 and 8, in block 20, of Robert and
Randall's addition to St. Paul". A re
ceiver is asked for to collect the rents,
pending the period of redemption, so
that they may be applied to the pay
ment of the mortgage.
Judge Kerr has denied the motion of
the defendant for a new trial of the
case of Ed S. Bean, late sheriff, against
James Lewis.
Ralph E. Cobb has garnished the ef
fects ol James Kingsley in the hands of
the Chicago, Burlington & Northern
Railroad company to satisfy a claim of
$612.20 for potatoes soid.
The supreme court heard the follow
iug cases yesterday:
Alfred H. Knowles. appellant, vs.
Franklin Steele Jr., respondent; argued
and submitted.
John F. Noye Manufacturing Com
pany, appellant, vs. Wheaton Roller
Mill Company, respondent; arguea by
appellant, submitted by respondent.
Hans Rosenberg et a'l., appellants, vs
Moses Burnstein et al., respondents*
order entered.
bimon J. Dietel, appellant, vs. Homo
savings and Loan Company.respondent;
application for rehearing.
State of Minnesolu. plaintiff, vs C. E.
Brown, defendant; order entered.
He Being Out or Kmploymenr, the
Court Let Him OCT.
J. 11. Pooler was in the police court
yesterday, charged with refusing io
support Mrs. J. 11. Pooler. Pooler testi
fied that hit wife and her folks had
practically put him out of the house
and that Mrs. Pooler had refused to live
with him and was about to more away
from tlii'ir home. As Pooler had nb
inotH'y. and his occupation was gone.
Judge I'woliy let him l*<> too.
Ringing Noises
In the ears, sometimes a riuginjr. buzzing
sound, or snapping like the report of a
pistol, are caiui d by catarrh iv Uio head.
Loss of smell and bearing also result from
catarrh, which may develop into bronchitis
or consumption. Hood's SarKaparilbi cures
catarrh by thoroughly purifying the blood.
Get only Hood's, because
Hood's partita
I 1 **%*.%* parilla
"I had catarrh in /^ . **m£7*
the head for five / lirC^
years. I tried several
of the best advertised <%/%/%^%^
remedies \vi houi relict. Three bullies of
Uood's Sarxcparilla cured me entirely. I
cniiuot say ton much in its praise." Wini
fred It. Fox; Collector of i«zea, Soaien
Point, N. J.
flood's* fills euro liver ills, cutittlipaUou.
ludixestiou, jaundice, sick ht'*u*elie, mo.
& CO.
We have been telling you
of reductions in prices of
Colored Wool Dress Goods
the last few days. Today the
story is about Black Goods.
Hne Imperial Serges, 45
inches wide, 50 cents.
Imported All-Wool Black
Jacquard Weaves, 40 inches
wide, 65 cents.
Extra fine Imported Jac
quard Weaves, 44 inches
wide, small patterns, 75
Cents a yard. A few months
ago equal qualities looked
cheap at $1. 25.
Storm Serges, 44 inches
wide, 59 Cents. These are
positively the best values in
the city.
Special lot of Storm
Serges, full 50 inches wide,
75 cents.
\ou will find upon exam
ination that our Black Dress
Goods prices are the lowest
ever known.
Today we will offer 10
pieces Black Taffeta Silks,
with colored hairline stripes,
69 Cents
a yard; worth $1.
New Crepes for evening
wear in a large assortment
of delicate tints, 26 inches
wide, 85 cents.
Three different lines of
Beaver, Scotch Cheviot and
Chinchilla Jackets for
today. The Beaver Coats
are 42 inches long and were
our best sellers at $13.50.
The Scotch Cheviots and
Chinchillas are also made
in newest shapes, and are
worth $12.50 and $13.50.
Any of them today for
Chinchilla and Scotch
Cheviot Jackets, warranted
pure wool, box front or
tight fitting, strictly tailor
each. Lowest retail value,
Electric Seal or Brook
Mink Ties, regular $2.25
qualities for $1.39.
800 uncovered Down Pil
lows, well filled with strictly
pure, odorless down, at these
very special prices:
18 inches square, 50 cents; worth 75 cents.
20 Inches square. 65 cents; worth On cents
22 inches square. 80 cents; worth SI 10
24 inches square, $1.00; worth $1.50.
300 Pure Linen Scarfs,
with hemstitching and drawn
work, size 18x54 inches,
stamped in new designs, 50
Cents each. This is almost
half-price; they're worth 90
i,2OoStamped Linen Plate
Doilies, 4 cents each;
regular price, 15 cents.
Table full of Newest
Handkerchiefs at very low
Ladies' Pure Linen Hand
kerchiefs, Scalloped Edo-es.
Embroidered by Hand, 25
cents each, in half-dozens
Ladies' Hand Embroid
ered pure Irish Linen Hand
kerchiefs, 75 cents per
Outing I 7lannel Shirt
Waists, with belts, yoke
back, full front and larcre
sleeves, only 75 Cents.
Fast Black Sateen Skirts,
with llounce, only 50 Cents;
worth 75c.
Kabo Corsets, white or
drab, 79 cents; standard
price, $1.
A bargain inGowns. Good
Muslin Gowns, V-shaped
neck, tucked yoke, trimmed
with Cambric ruffle, 50
Cents; actual value, 85c.
Hosiery and" liideiwear.
We will sell today ioo
dozen ladies' medium weight
■10 G 'Onyx" Black Cotton Hose, spliced
heels and toea, at 15 cent* a Dair; usual
price. Hue.
Heavy natural gray ribbed wool plated
Vests and Pants, '\Mu>Ker" brand, *i.Utf
each: marked down from $1,75.
Quaker City Laundered Shirts for 69 cents
each, or 54 per half-dozen.
Linen collars for 1O cent**.
Mneii Cuffs, J4O cent* a pair.
very body knows that the blurts are worth
51: ihe collars are as good asativ that can i>«
bought for '.'sc with this exception. The
buttonholes are machine made Sizes are
getting low In both shirts and collars
To Disprove Assertions of tU»
Century Magazine—Conven
tion Very Busy.
Consideration of the reports of the
national officers* occupied yesterday
morning's session of the Barbers' In
ternational convention. Both sessions
of the day were again behind closed
The report of Secretary W. E.
Klapetzy favored several amendments
to the constitution, especially in the
financial system. He is aiso of ttia
opinion that the book? should be kept
by the national secretary rather than by
the individual unions. The report of
Treasurer Oscar B. Payne was read and
President J. C. Meyers urged in his
report that the delegates, during their
short session, should strive to further
the essential objects ot the union.
These are, to secure for the individual
barber fair play, shorter work days and
Sunday rest; to care tor the sick and
distressed, and to perform the last fit
ting rites in memory of departed
brothers. He asked for the abolition of
certain "useless attachments and de
partments," and the election of able
men, "temperate in language, habits
and all other things." After referring
to hi 3 own four years of disinterested
services in office he indicated the neces
sity of selecting officers that would be,
above ail, of service to the union, .hist
before the noon adjournment Rev. A.
N. Carson, of the Central Presbyterian
church, urgently invited the members
of the convention to attend the services
at his church, providing they remain ia
the city, next Sunday.
At the opening of the afternoon ses
Frank Valesli,
of the state bureau of labor statistics,
addressed the convention. He stated
his desire for statistics regarding the
number of apprentice barbers, tin
length of their apprenticeship and tin
nationality of the union's members.
Mr. Yalesh is trying to disprove the as
sertions of the Century Magazine that
the majority of this country's labor
unions are un-American, being chiefly
under the control of foreigners. The
statistics so far collected by Mr. Valesh
would tend to combat the Century's
contention, at least in this state.
President Meyers then announced th«
standing committees as follows: Press,
Jacob Fisher, J. \V. Comstock, H. "\V.
Gains, M. E. Murray, H. W. Munsry;
resolutions, William Urehm, John
i'ronini, A. C. Cheesman; finance. A.
Lohnes, C. D. Artson, C. W. Miike:;
organization. Adam Keehu, M. A.
Whitaker, Oscar B. Payne.
Several minor committees reported,
and the judiciary committee followed
with a recommendation of the im
4 liunsett in tlie Constitution,
of which so much has been said in an
ticipation. They urce, among other
things, that the international president
be made treneral auditor and organizer;
that the ofliecs of secretary and treas*
urer be combined in one, to be known
as that of secretary -treasurer ; that the
president and treasurer shall reside in
the same city, the international head
When the committee had been heard
the convention proceeded fystematic
ally, section by section, to revise the
constitution. This naturally consumed
much time, and no s«rious changes
\ver« effected during the afternoon. The
vital alterations above referred to wer«
not reached in the discussion.
At the close of the session M. E. Mur-.
ray, on behalf of the St. Paul Trades
and Labor assembly, extended an invi
tation to the delegates to attend a trrand
ball to be given in their honor by tiie
assembly at Market hall this evening.
The convention decided to attend ma
That Arranged by Miss Chryst lor
the Barbers.
Miss Louisa Hathaway Chryst. who
arranged the concert at Ford's hall las*
evening in honor of the barbers' inter"
national convention, is fully entitled to
her big bouquet. Not only was tno
concert so successful that every numbei
received an encore, but the playing: ol
Miss Chryst herself was a delight to
every one of the large audience, which
included iho delegates in a body.
Her execution is notable for its quiet,
clear-cut effects, without striving after
inaccurate brilliancy. She received, of
course, an especially enthusiastic re
call, and her testimonial bouquet was
as large as it was beautiful.
Miss Taylor, the young violinist, re
ceived r\ most cordial welcome, tier
pleasing characteristic is the successful
manner in which, except during an oc
casional rapid passage, she maintains
that clear, sinciug tone, which tiie violin
rarely surrenders except to the old, ex
perienced artist. If personal flaitery
were not wicked, we should say that—
but we won't.
Miss Ford's recitations were remarka
bly good. She alone received a double
encore. Dickens himself would bava
applauded the transformation of her
rich feminine voice into the resonant
base of Mr. Peireotty. while the dia
logue between the birds and the frogs
was verltistic enough for Mr. Garland.
The mellow, even sweetness «f Miss
Farwell's singing is accented by the
natural tremolo of her *olce. The iiitala
of Buck's sonnet was. tor this reason,
especially admirable.
Messrs. Colvilie and Johnston per
fectly sustained their well-known vocal
Ball Cofltms.
Arrangements committee for the !«iir-»
bers' ball at Market hall this evening is
composed of John C. bttihlman. Harry
Franklin. S. .1. Murphy. James Morrow,
J. C. Ivaus, Thomas CavaiKiiiijh, \V. R.
Weiile. James McDaniel, F. A. Led
sirand and John F. Krirxer.
Floor Committee— \\ .K. Weii'.e, ('. P.
Xa<el. Nic Wllwerscheid, F. Trearieatr
E. J. Curry. Peter McMay. K. B. Lott!
Thomas Cox, Fred Schroedor, Jonwph
Fleck. H. K. Heckjord. J. H. Cuthill. J.
Prommeabercer, S. F. l'eterson and
Frank Knvppors.
Kt-ception-Comimtlee—(}. \V lYnnr
A. J. Myler. H. D. Sui-Uela.\\ . E.Noye»'
■I. W. Smith, riioma.s Yould. t'hii
Leisch, T. Jones, I. Amir.'s. William
tttrupp, i'nul Chapel. J. F. Donnelly.

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