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M'N.YE! ATOMS GLOIIULKS.
One minor permit was issued yester
day for ...od.
"Wang" entertained the lumbermen
to the number of 200 last night. The
engagement thus far lias been a very
successful one. A matinee will be given
tomorrow at the usual 'prices.
The Minneapolis Choral association
gave an enthusiastic rehearsal at Dyer's
hull Inst evening, and arrangements
were made to continue the organization,
I which of late has been on the verge of
Tlie advance ... of seats for the Cor
bett engagement at the Bijou is phe
nomenal. Manager Hays stated last
evening that he expected the Bijou to
do the banner business of its existence
as a playhouse every night next week.
During the month of January, IS'JS,
.evenlv-eight building permits w.mo
issued for a total cost of $110,675. For
the same month in '94 there were eigh
ty-six permits, but the aggregate cost
was only ?i.l, .3... showing an increase of
In the We. t hotel billiard games last
evening. Brush defeated Brown by a
score of 200 to '101. The game was an
exciting one, both men being on their
mettle, and it was anybody's game un
til the last button as counted. To
night. Daniels will play Sprong.
The executive committee of the Hen
nepin Democratic league will meet this
week to consider the advisability, of
changing the constitution of the league
to permit the expression of a choice of
candidates 111 advance ot nominating
The village of Excel.lor is just now
concerned over the question of license
or.no license. An election will held
next Tuesday, which even the Prohibi
tionists concede will be a close one.
Mayor Hickfoid, of the village, has de
clared him.elt in favor of the "wets."
The 'varsity oarsmen, under the direc
tion of Manager George S. Johnson and
Coach Kennedy, are practicing three
days in the week at the St. Paul tank.
Mr. Johnson has received a fair propo
sition from the Madison crew for a race
in the spring, and expects to have his
men in line shape by that time.
A sensational story from Chicago to
the effect that 11. K." Ilalvorson, of the
firm of Ilalvorson. liicharris & Co., con
tractors', was missing, and that foul
play was suspected, proved groundless
on investigation. Mr. Halvorson is in
the Windy city 011 business, and tele
grams were received from him :by his
Miss Elizabeth Harrison lectures this
afternoon nt the Unitarian church,] on
the subject, "The Basis of a Beautiful
Life," which is a change from the sub
ject first announced. The lecture will
commence at 4:30. Today, at 3 o'clock,
the last lecture of the course will be
given, on the subject, "An Ounce of
Prevention and a Pound of Cure."
Tickets will be sold for the two lectures
for 50 cents.
The articles of incorporation of the
George .F.Y Thompson & Son Buggy
company were filed yesterday with the
register of deeds. The capital stock of
the corporation is 550.000, and the limit
of indebtedness is placed at 525,000. The
principal place of business will be in
A schedule of the assets and liabil
ities in the assignment of the Swin
burne printing company was filed with
the clerk of courts yesterday. The total
liabilities foot up to $15,385. 13, with as
sets amounting to $15,832.00, leaving a
small margin on the right side.
Moses Neman, a ' teamster, began an
action in the district court yesterday
afternoon against the street railway
company to recover .3.1.0, claimed tor
alleged personal injuries received Nov.
o0 last by being struck by a street car
while crossing the track at Fifth ave
nue north and Washington.
Judge Belden granted Fannie E.
Fisher a divorce yesterday morning
from George N. Fisher- on the ground
of desertion. Lura E. Travis was also
released Irom L. A. Travis, cruel and
inhuman treatment being alleged. No 1
defense was interposed in either case.
S. 11. Mattison began an action in the
district court yesterday to collect $13,000
claimed on two promissory notes made
by 11. G. Sidle and endorsed by Charles
K. and 11. K. Sidle.
The suit of the state against Fred W.
Farrington was called yesterday after- j
noon, and reset for Feb. 10, at 0 a. in.
MRS. HANKY MARRIES,
And the City Clerk Asks Release
City Clerk Charles F. Haney, and
David F. Simpson, his attorney, were
before the district court yesterday, and
upon petition obtained nn order from
Judge Seagravc Smith to show cause
relative to the further payment of ali
mony, In December, !.'.):.. Augusta
A. Haney was granted a di
vorce Irom Mr. Haney, and was
allowed the care and custody of
their six-year-old boy, together with
$100 per month alimony for herself and
$25 per month lor the child. The peti
tion filed states that said Augusta A.
Haney was married to Isaac B. Went
worth at Brooklyn, N. Y.,.Jan. 16. 1.95.
Mr. Haney asks for the care ami custo
dy of his son and to tic- relieved from
the further payment of alimony.
Watching lor Fresh Ment.
The meat insnector is keeping a sharp
look-out these days lor violations of the
ordinance prohibiting the sale meat
less than live weeks old. Veal is the
meat most generally smuggled on tho
market, and at this season of the year
considerable of it is brought to the city
by milkmen. Last year several offend
ers were detected and fined, a proceed
ing which had .1 very wholesome effect.
Several sleighs belonging to milkmen
were searched yesterday, but the meat
in every case was found salable under
Health Commissioner Avery yester
day received his first installment of
anti-toxin, the famous new diphtheria
cure. There was not much of the prec
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JUROR OVER IS SICK.
Suddenly Overcome by Ill
ness and Taken to His
COURT OBLIGED TO ADJOURN,
And for the Nonce the Hay
ward Trial Is at a Stand-
LUMBERMEN GO HOME.
Finish Business and Adjourn
the Convention ~ Mrs.
At 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon
S. 11. Dyer, a juror In the Hayward
case, was taken suddenly ill. The sick
man was led from the room supported
by two deputies, and taken into the
fresh air. Coroner Spring, who was in
court, was sent for and succeeded in
partially reviving Mr. Dyer, who is
well advanced in years. .The sick man
was immediately taken to his room at
the National hotel, where it was found
that his illness was of a more serious
nature than a passing faiutness. The
incident provoked no great surprise in
the court loom, where the air was
stifling, and it was thought the bad air,
together with Dr. Nippert's sickening
description of the murdered woman's
mutilated face, had produced only a
temporary faintness. But Juror Dyer
is a sick man. At the hotel he was
found to be feverish and almost too ill
to speak. Later in the evening he ap
peared some better, but grave doubts
are expressed of his ability to statid the
strain of the long trial.
A number of witnesses were exam
ined during, the day, in spite of the
tedious cross-examination of the de
fense. The testimony of Officer Moore
and •Harry Goosman was of vital im
portance to the state, and showed con
clusively that hefoie any one else knew
that a murder had been commit
ted Hayward was absolutely cer
tain that Miss Ging had met
her death foully, and would not
listen to any other theory. Officer
Moore told of a conversation he had
with Hayward at the police station on
the night of the murder in which Hay
ward positively declared that he knew
Kittle Ging had been murdered—"mur
dered for her money." While they
were all discussing the occurrence at
the station Jaiier McKenna remarked
that it would be foolish for any woman
to carry enough money with her to in
■ dace any man to commit such a- crime.
"It was not for the money she had on
her; it was for other money that she
This significant remark was made by
Hayward before anybody suspected
that there had been a murder, and it
Established a Strong Point
in the state's favor. It was also brought
out in the examination of Harry Goos
man that Hayward's demeanor at the
Ozary flats and while in his company on
the way to the police station, and in
fact until late that night, was
extraordinary, to say the least.
He did not betray the slightest
feeling for the dead girl nor did he ex.
press any regret. Goosman testified
that Hayward was excited, but no word
of pity or compassion escaped his lips.
On the contrary, nothing but an intense
soliciiude. expressed in profane self
denunciation, possessed him. To the
witness Hayward made repeated refer
ence to the money he had loaned Miss
Ging, '.ut not one word of regret was he
heard to utter.
It is clear that the defense intends to
make much of Hayward's apparent
frankness on the night of the murder,
and his great eagerness to tell all he
knew to reporters, or any one else who
talked with him..
It is also thought that the defense will
endeavor to prove that Hayward was
desperately in love with Miss Ging;
that he was jealous of tier, and feared
that another man had supplanted him
in her affections, whose identity he did
not know. An attempt will doubtless
be made to show that Hayward was sin
cere when he affected to be ignorant of
her mysterious drives, and that his re
mark at the poiice station, "I wish I
had known of those rides," was an out
burst of honest feeling.
There is a conflict of testimony be
tween Erhart. who found the bod y, and
the police officer who went out in the
patrol wagon as to the position of the
body when found. The officer insists
that Miss Ging lay on her left side,
while Erhart is positive she lay on her
left side. Lawyer Erwin was careful
to emphasize these contradictory state
ments by insistent questioning. And,
while the incident may be trivial, the
observations of both men being made
under gnat excitement, it is of the sort
that paves the way to a "reasonable
doubt" where a man's life is at stake.
Thus far the examination of witnesses
lias proceeded quietly. There has been
no attempt to trap or brow-beat them,
and the cross-examinations have en
gendered no feeling whatever. Mr.
Krvt in made no attempt to weaken the
testimony of young Goosman, and
seemed as anxious as Mr. Nye to get at
the facts. At one point in Goosman's
examination, when he told of his
irst meeting with Hayward and his
desire to obey Miss Ging's injunction
"not to tell Harry,"' it looked as though
the attorney was going to bear down
upon him hard, but if such was Mr. Er
win's intention he relinquished the idea
without betraying auytning more than
an anxiety to get at the truth.
A singular thing about yesterday's
proceedings was the character of the
testimony that seemed to interest Hay
ward. For example, when Goosman
told of his conversation with him at the
Ozark flats, and Hayward had said:
"1 knew damned well it was she. She
has been murdered for her money.
What a damned fool I've been.' Two
thousand dollars gone/ Hayward ex
hibited net the slightest concern. But
it was when Dr. Nipper., the deputy
coroner, who made a thorough examin
ation of the dead woman's wounds, and
described with sickening particularity
the hideous bruises and cuts which dis
figured her face, that Hayward riveted
his eyes on the witness and seemed
Hay ward spoke to his attorney but
once during the afternoon. Then he
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leaned forward and whispered the name:
of a man whom young Goosman was
telling of, but did not know.
The great crowd which besieges the
courtroom, not one-t^nth of which is
able to gain admission, is beginning: to
give the police serious trouble. Yester
day thousands of people hovered about
Labor Temple in the hope of catching
a glimpse of the prisoner as he
was taken from the court room to the
jail. The crowd, in fact, both in and
out of the court room, is becoming a
nuisance. Several times yesterday the
proceedings were interrupted by the
work of the deputies in handling the
crowd. All sorts of tricks are resorted
to by both men and women to gain ad
mission. The newspaper and "reporter"
dodge has been successfully worked a
number of times.
After the adjournment of court there
was much speculation r.mong those who
have followed the trial and confessions
closely as to conflicts in statements.
Liveryman Goosman's testimony as to
the blood stains in • the buggy are
: directly contradictory of those made by
Blixt un his confession. If Goosman's
story is correct, Blixt is already proved
a liar. There is now a theory that the
murder was really Blixt's own fiendish
work, unprompted by any other person,
or that his work was inspired by Adry
Hayward. It is now the belief of many
that Blixt and Adry Hayward fixed up
their confessions together while Harry
Hayward was in the sweat box. ,
The testimony of Dr. Nippert also
contradicts Blixt's confession. Miss
Ging's skull was badly fractured, and
the doctor says it could not have been
so fractured by being slid out of the
buggy as Blixt asserts, lt 13 believed
that Blixt just struck the young woman
with the piece of T rail about which so
much has been said and afterward shot
her to make sure of his fiendish design.
It is now pretty plain that the inten
tion of the defense in taking deposi
tions as to insanity in Illinois is to
prove Adry insane and thus render his
Shortly after 10 o'clock William Er
hart, the Soo baggageman who found
the body, was called to the stand and
resumed his testimony. He was ex
amined at great length as to Miss Ging's
position when found, the clothing which
she wore and all of the details of her re
moval to the county moreue. Nothing
new was elicited by Mr. Erwin's cross
examination, which, for the most part,
seemed ol a trivial nature to those in
Patrolman Fox, who accompanied the
patrol wagon to the scene of the tragedy,
was the next witness.
"We not to the morgue about 11:10."
said Fox. "The doctor came in shortly
after and then we began to examine the
body, i saw something around the eye
and I said to the doctor: ."Look, here's
piece of bone. He took it and said:
'Why it's a piece of lead! It's a bul
let!' Then he looked back of the head
and found the bullet; wounds."
"Did anyone identify the body?"
".No, sir, not then; afterward the doc
tor saw the initials of 'Ging' on the
clothing. There was no one -there but
a couple of reporters. i left there about
a quarter to 12, I should think.'*
"That's all," said the county attorney.
The witness stated that Erhart had
examined the position of the body
when found correctly. A long de
scription of Miss Ging's apparel fol
lowed, after which Driver Moore, of the
police department, was called.
He corroborated Mr. Fox's testimony
and detailed the drive to the station
and told of Miss Ging's dress and hat.
"Do you know the defendant, Harry
Hay ward?" -'- '. .*'*-".
"1 do. He was at the station about
twenty minutes to 12. He was with
young Mr. Goosman-. He asked the
jailer if the wagon had got back. The
jailer told him that it had. He asked
me to describe how she was dressed. I
told him she had on a black skirt with a
shirt waist. He said that the dress was
not black, but dark blue that looked
black at night. He said that she had on
a blue skirt with a shirt waist and wool
en mittens en her hands. He described
as near as anybody could just how she
was dressed." ■-..,_ ■ '"■■
"Who said that?" called out Erwin
"Hayward did." came the answer
quietly and impressively, "lie said she
had been murdered for her money. 1
said it was strange tor her to carry
money on her person like that and he
replied that it was not for money she
carried.'.but for money on the outside.
Just then Lieut. Coskran and Inspector
Courtney came and wanted the horse
and buggy to go out to the place where
the murder was committed." "...
"Did any one else hear the conversa
"Yes, Jailer McKennadid. I told the
officers that there was a man who had
been telling me ail about it."
"Did Goosman and Hayward tell you
it was one of Goo.man's rigs?" asked
Erwin in cross-examination.
"Yes, sir, they did, and told me that
it was all bloody."
"Did Hayward ask to see 'Chief
"No, sir: he didn't ask to see any
"So Hayward was the one who blurt
ed right out that it was not as you
thought it was, and that it was a mur
der for money? He put you on the
"Yes, sir; 1 think that was the first
time I thought of it." .
"Did McKenna inform Hayward that
she was shot?"
"I don't think that he did."
"Did you know that tho clothing
was marked 'Ging.' before Hayward
"No. sir; I did not knew it. 1 knew,
however, that she was shot."
"Then, I understand that you were
told by Goosman that the livery team
was taken out by Miss Ging, and that it
was not a runaway?"
"Yes, sir; I was."
Harry Goosman, the young livery
man who knew Miss Ging slightly and
rented her the rig in which she took her
fatal ride, was the next witness. Mr. j
Goosman proved a valuable witness
for the state. He is a level-headed, in
telligent young man, and gave his an
swers in an entirely satisfactory man
ner. He was by far the best witness of I
the day. Mr. Goosman lived in the
Ozark flats at the lime of the murder.
He states his business as "carriage
agent" at the West hotel. He testified
that Miss Ging called at the hotel at
5:15 and ordered the buckskin mare
Lucy for 7 o'clock. Miss Ging arrived
at 7:08. He equipped her for the ride; I
she spoke pleasantly to him; seemed j
cheerful and all right, and drove off.
The horso returned to the barn alone
"When I examined the buggy," said
Mr. Goosman, in reply to a question
byMr. Nye, "I saw there was
Slood in the Buirgy.
I thought at hrst it was a hemorrhage.
Then 1 thought may be some one had
been hurt. I telephoned to the central
station and they said there had been an
accident near Lake Harriet and the.
wagon had gone out. 1 left ward to call
the stable up as soon as the wagon came
back. I went up to the Ozark flats and
met Officer Brett. They told him over
the 'phone that the party was dead and
at the morgue. As we were talking
some one got into the elevator, which,
had been waiting for me at the second
floor, and went down to the basement."
"Who was that??
"Did you see him again?"
"Yes, about five minutes later. He
came up and wanted to know what all
that telephoning was about. . I did not
want to tell him. He was rather ex
cited,and 1 hesitated to tell him.. for she
had told me the Saturday before not to
tell Harry when she went."
"What did Harry say?"
"He said that he had suspicioned all
day that . omething was wrong. He
said that somebody was .trying to do '
him up. He had lent her $2,000.he said,
and exclaimed: 'What .a fool I've
been.' lie had some: letters in his
pocket. T told him I didn't want to see
any letters, and he replaced them."
"Was anything said about insur
"As we were leaving the flat, Harry
and I, he asked me if 1 thought life in
surance was good in a case of murder."
"Was lie excited?" ; '"'_.' '
"Ye, he was. I never had seen him
excited before." I. :
• "Yes, goon." Y-V* :
"Well, we wanted to go to the morgue. .
I wanted to go to satisry myself who
the party was. Harry didn't want, to
go, but I did. We went to lock-up
alley." Y*Y;Y p_\
"You mean the central station?" "
"Yes, sir; we went there. They told
us a description of the body. The
driver told Harry how she was dressed,
and he said: 'Her. dress was blue, not
black. That's her all right enough.
She's been done up for her money."
"What was Harry's appearance?" '"" ! .
"At the flat and at the station he was
very much excited and nervous, hut
going down on the car he seemed ap
parently cool." "I.: y ■ -..yy
"When did you first find out it was
"It was at the station. As we came
away we met two reporters. They asked
him what he knew about the murder.
He said he didn't know anything, but
we went over to the drug store at the
corner of Nicollet and First avenue.
There lie told the reporters that he knew
a good deal about it— more than any
"Where did you go then?"
Terrance Connolly, the undertaker,
was the next witness. He testified that
be knew Miss Ging and had seen her
body at the morgue. He did not know
Haywitrd. He was excused without
cross-examination, but returned to the
stand to tell Mr. Erwin that he assisted
his father in directing the preparations
for the funeral. The attorney started
to ask the witness if Harry Hayward
was at the funeral and it lie took any
interest in the services, but Mr. Nye
objecting, the witness was permitted to
At this juncture Mr. Erwin asked the
court to have all the witnesses for the
defense on hand next Wednesday with
out further subpoena. Judge Smith
granted the request.
Coroner Spring was called and testi
fied as to his examination of the body
and the finding of the bullet. The bul
let was produced and marked as an ex
hibit, as was also the little chamois skin
bag containing the diamond ring and
two or three other articles of jewelry
which were found pinned to Miss Ging's
corset. The coroner said tiiat it was
about 12:20 when he discovered the
bullet wound and learned for the first
time that the woman had been mur
dered. It was at least a quarter of 12
o'clock before any one identified her.
Cross-examined by Mr. Smith as to the
washing of the body, the information
was elicited that it was an unusual
thing to do.
Dr. Nippert, who assisted in the post
mortem examination, was next called,
and went into the gruesome details of
Miss Ging's mutilation. Mr. Erwin
cross-examined him at great length,
and seemed particularly anxious to
know all about the cut in th .lip. He
asked the witness whether it would. be j
possible for a physician to tell whether
the bruises on Miss Ging's face were
made before or after the shot was fired.
Dr. Nippert replied that it would not be
possible to tell. *" *""'
••For instance," said Mr. Erwin, "the
lip of a person cut through immediately
after death could not be distinguished
as to whether it was done before or
after a death wound?" . ; ,'Y'''
At 4:30 o'clock, owing to the illness of
Juror Dyer, court adjourned until 10 ,
o'clock this morning.
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The Nateonal Tailoring company,' the
small concern with tlie large name
which started in business in the Branch
of Commerce building last fall and sud
denly suspended business a few weeks
ago, was unpleasantly recalled by a
number of Minneapolis merchants to
day, 11. Alexander, manager of the
concern, who has remained in the city
since the iailureof his company, called
on about thirty-five merchants Wednes
day and transacted a littlo business
with most of them. His purchases
were small, about $1.50. and checks for
?10 and $15 were tendered in payment.
As Alexander was pretty well known,
the checks were nearly all honored.
Late yesterday afternoon, when the
checks came into the bank, the fraud
Among those who took Mr. Alexan
der's paper are F. H. Nutting, Minne
apolis Dry Goods company, William
Donaldson, Nott & Plant, S. E. Olson,
Webster & Churchill and Browning,
King & Co. lt is needless to remark
that Mr. Alexander has skipped. ..•■» ".^p
"We all went to the Ozark flats. The
reporters were going to see Miss Ire
land. We wanted him to break the
news to her, since he knew ner. He
didn't want to, and finally he woke up
Mrs. Murray, and she broke the news to
"\\ here were you at this time?"
"On the fifth floor ot the Ozark flats."
"Were you there almost all the time
: "Yes, sir; there were officers and re
porters with us." •*'.'""
"Harry talked a good deal during that
time?" -yyy- -y?t~y.
"Yes, sir; but I didn't ask him any
thing about why he knew she had been
murdered for her money."
Erwin recalled Officer Fox for a mo
ment, saying that he'd recall Goosman
after dinner. Officer Fox, however,
couldn't give Erwin the information he
wanted, and Goosman took the stand
"How old are you?" asked Erwin.
"Now, tell us about her hiring the rig
Saturday. When was it?"
"1 should judge that it was about the
same time— s:ls-."
"What were her exact words about
not telling Harry?"
"She said, 'Don't t'll Harry I went
out driving tonight. I don't want him 1
to know.' "
Erwin attempted to question the wit
; ness concerning other rides of. Miss
Ging's, but the court ruled tnem out as
immaterial. This concluded the fore
noon session. At 2 o'clock young Goos
man took the stand again and Mr. Erwia.
resumed the cross-examination. \,'~, .
','Mr. Goosman," began the attorney,!
"I want you in your own way to show
the jury, if there was anything, what
there was in the attitude, the smile, the
manner.- the way, or anything else— i
what Miss Ging meant when she told
you not to tell Harry about that ride.",
"Well, I don't know. I didn't notice 1 ,
particularly. She was quiet, as usual.*' 1
"I don't want to lead you, but I want
to find out whether she was in fun or
serious." 'B ? ii
"She was serious, I think." ;<** . ;
"That's what I want. Now, did you
know she wanted a buggy Monday
night before 5:15?" ':..-;.•
"No, sir; not at that time." _■- . ".-..;
"How often had she driven Lucy be
"The Wednesday preceding the mur
"I don't know. I saw the date on
"How long was she gone on the Sat
urday before?" . . : '
"She left ■ about 7:25 . and returned
about 9:10." . ..*.Y YY .
••Was she dressed the . same each,
night?" P - - -
"She was. 1 1 don't remember whether
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'she wore a veil. I think it was a black
veil. She always had a veil on when I
saw her, and wore it oil a sailor hat,
drawn down over the face.'! .;
Mr. Erwin, as if to overlook no iota of
evidence that might be of use to him in
some way or other, inquired minutely as
to the whip, the shape of the buggy-top,
the rods, the thills and whether the
horse was hitched short or long. Ho
then began a gruesome line of question
ing regarding the clots of blood on the
seat and splashed about over the back
curtain and cushion.
"Where were the blood stains?!' he
asked. , •- ;;
"They were about the center of the
cushion and off to the right. I should
judge that there was about a pint of
blood. It was a heavy clot of blood and.
covered quite a space. The cushion was
about thirty Inches long and fourteen
wide. The blood extended from the
center line of the cushion about five
inches to the right."..
As measured on a paper in the wit ■
ness' hand, it was about thirteen aud a
half by seven inches: "
GOOD STRAIGHT BUSINESS. :
Lumbermen Hustle and Wind Up
Tho Northwestern lumbermen's con
vention, which ; opened Wednesday,
finished its labors yesterday. This
was something of a surprise, but the
lumbermen had business elsewhere and
did not care to drag their convention
along to the neglect of their individual
interests. The business transacted,
however, at the two sessions was con
siderable, and everything, moved along
like clockwork. - '..*....
When the convention was called to
'order yesterday morning, S. G. Tuttie,
of Sioux Falls. S. D., was elected presi
dent, and Franklin Foote, of Spencer,
To;, vice president. Maynard Crane
and G. A. K. Simpson were elected
directors for three years, and W. It.
Wood, of Parker, S. D., and . J . H. Gale
for one year. :,,-:.,,-..
The plan of Secretary Holiis, to issue
an "official bulletin" from time to tune
to the members of the club, was passed
unanimously. This private circular
will contains statement of ail claims
and much other information of value to
the retail lumber dealers, and will also
contain a full list of dealers not in sym
pathy with the association.
President Tuttie was given authority
to appoint three delegates to attend the
next meeting of the national associa
tion. Amotion was put and carried
with enthusiasm instructing members
of the association not to. purchase ma
terial Irom any company or individual
not in sympathy with the association.
The directors were granted power to
fix the place of meeting for next year,
the constitution providing that the
meeting be held cacti year in Minneapo
lis. Some minor matters were disposed
of. Including: resolutions thanking the
officers and the Minneapolis whole
salers, and the business of the conven
tion was concluded. .
The directors spent the afternoon in
session in room 300 at the West Hotel.
Secretary Holiis, of Minneapolis, was
re-elected, but the proceedings were
not made public, being principally mat
ters of business policy.
Last night 200 of the retailers attended
the performance of "Wang" at tho
Grand, in a body, by the courtesy of the
Minneopolis wholesalers, many staying
over to attend.
Petailers present from South Dakota
met at the West yesterday afternoon
and discussed the legal status of the
business in their slate. S. G. Tuthiil.
of Sioux Falls, and Frank Weller, of
Mitchell, were appointed a committee
to secure the passage of a lieu law by
the present legislature.
Gas Kunge's Pension.
The fact that ex-Chief Kunge, of the
fire department, is now on the retired
I list at a salary of SI, COO on the strength
of his twenty years' experience in the
Minneapolis department is worrying a
good many of his old associates in tire
fighting. "The members of the relief as
sociation will shortly hold a meeting,
at which considerable opposition to Mr.
Kunge's retirement on salary will likely
bo manifested. The by-laws provide
that a member must have served twenty
years or be permanently disabled to
secure a pension. He 'must also be
fifty years of age. The clause relative
to age was stricken out at a recent meet
ing, aud the opponents of the ex-chief
say this was done at his instigation. It
is likely that an attempt will be wade
to have the case reopened.
Lunch Counter Talk.
The prodigies of imposition that have
been practiced on the poor cow ever
since the adulteration of food has be
came an established industry are mani
fold and ingenious. Yesterday Patrol
man li. F. Smith ascertained that two
strangers had been working among milk
dealers in an endeavor to introduce a
new recipe for making milk which it
was claimed was far superior to the
bovine, article. The pair tried them
arts as salesmen on the proprietor or
the Northwestern Milk company at 736
Adams street northeast, but without
success. They only asked S2OO for their
recipe, which they declared could not
be detected. An attempt was made to
apprehend the sharpers, but they were
too cunning. City Attorney 'Simpson
said that nothing could be done until the
manufactured milk could be examined.
Smoke Good fur Germ*.
Health Commissioner Avery, who has
been bothered a good deal lately about
the non-enforcement of the smoke or
dinance, is of the opinion that his- de
partment should not be held responsible
for violations of the smoke regulation,
inasmuch as smoke is not greatly detri
mental to the public health. He thinks
an engineer, competent to pass upon
the soundness of smoke contrivances,
should be employed to look alter them.
Mr. Avery points to Pittsburg, tlie
"Smoky City," as one of the healthiest
cities in tlie country, and says that j
while smoke may irritate the throat and i
lungs, the creosote it contains is a good
Jakey Foell Will Not Down.
The First ward aldermanic contest is
to be fought out to the bitter end. Ja- j
cob Foell, who is after Aid. Alexander's j
seat, has been busy with his lawyers. j
Penny, Welch & Hayue. lately, and an- |
; nounces that he is iv the tight to stay. I
His attorneys have tiled notice of a mo- j
tion for a new trial, and Judge Jamison
will hear the argument next Saturday, j
Tire motion is based on allegations of j
error in law points, and it is also
claimed that new evidence of wrong j
voting has been discovered which will
materially affect Mr. Alexander's title
to an aldermanic seat.
New Baggy Company.
Articles of incorporation for a new
buggy company were yesterday filed
with "the register of deeds. The con
cern will be known as the George H.
Thompson Buggy company, and is cap
italized for $50,000. Tne new company
will engage in the manufacture of ve
hicles of every description for* light
service. ' : ~Y. ';;*":
Were Mother and Son.
Batavia, 0., Jan. 31.— Mrs. Sophia
Rhodes and. son Eugene, mentioned
among the missing: from the Elbe, are
from this place. They left last Septem
ber for Heidelberg, : Germany, where
Eugene intended to take a post graduate
course in law. Mrs- Rhodes has a
brother and a sister living here. Word
has been received here that Oliver
Rhodes, husband of Mrs. Sophia Rhodes,
died suddenly in a hospital at Washing
ton Sunday night.
Bulkheads W ere Smashed. YY.
London, Jan. 31.— Mr. Keller, the
London manager of the North German
Lloyd Steamship company,* iv an inter-
view this afternoon added;
"1 have examined the plans care
fully, and find that the Elbe was struck ,
right on the bulkhead partition, so that
both; the water-tight .compartments
which it divided were .? instantly filled."
JAPS GET WEB-HAI-WEB
Fortified Port Second Only in
Importance to Port Ar
TWO DAYS OF HOT FIGHTING
In Which the Celestials Lose
Over 2,000 in Dead and
CHINESE FLEET DESERTED.
Troops Also Eolt When the
Invaders Make the Final
Ciiee Fo.. Jan. 31.— The Jap -in ese
have captured YVei-Hai-YVei. Wei-Hal-
Wei was captured Wednesday after
two days' skirmishing. The Chinese
bolted when the actual assault was
made. It is stated that their loss
was 2,000 men. Lui-Lung-Tau, a
island near the city on which are work
shops and some forts, is still in the
hands of the Chinese. All the Eu
ropeans in the city escaped unhurt. It
is reported that during the fighting all
the Chinese men-of-war and ships in
the harbor sailed away uninjured.
Ail Southern Forts Taken.
London, Feb. I.— dispatch to the
Times from Ticn-Tsin says that a tele
gram from Wei-Hai-Wei received in
that city states that the Japanese have
captured all the southern forts. Since
this dispatch was sent the telegraph
Wire to Wei-Hai-YVei has been cut.
KUHINO IS PLEASED.
Expected Wei-Hal-Wei's Fall —
Peace Envoys in Japan.
Washington, Jan. 31. — Minister
Kurino, of Japan, was delighted to hear
of the capture of YV ei-Uai-YVei by his
countrymen. He had been expecting
to hear it, but his first notification came
through the Associated Fress.
A dispatch was received at the Japan
ese legation from the minister of for
eign affairs, saying that the peace en
voys were expected to arrive at Hirosh
ima today, and would be received .with
all the honors decreed in such cases by
international law. Speaking of the dis*
patch, Minister Kurino expressed the
tear mat the peace negotiations might
"If such should be the case," he said,
it will be entirely China's fault. YVe
have repeatedly stated publicly that
our couterrees, Count Ito and Count
Mutsu, had full power to treat,
aud we have demanded that the
Chinese envoys should be similarly
commissioned. Although we cannot
tell absolutely until their credentials
are presented, it now appears that tho
latter have not power to agree abso
lutely to anything. Under these con
ditions we shall probably decline to
treat, and in that case the blame wiil
rest entirely on China."
LO IS A BORN BEGGAR.
Indian Agent Denies Destitution
Washington. Jan. 31.— The com
missioner of Indian affairs has received
the following report from a special
agent who has been investigating the
conditions of the Navajo Indians in
"1 do not believe there Is, or will be, a
single Indian family on the reservation
starving. The crops that were planted
in time were narve.ted this last season.
I did not see a single failure, and,
on close and truthiul inquiry, I have
hoard of none. The Navajos are,
as a rule, inveterate beggars. Dodge,
for example, whose Indian name is
Chee, is one of the leading men; he
has a trading store, is. doing good busi
ness, has a bank account of several
thousaud dollars, and yet he begged
from the superintendent a pair of over
shoes, as did also an interpreter, who
has been well paid for services and who
has plenty of stocK, sheep, goats and
ponies. The principal so-called suffer
ers aril those who have lived lor years
in the neighborhood of Fort Defiance
and have subsisted on the bounty of the
"The matter of complaint has become
a professional one with them."
A similar report has been received
from an inspector.
HORRORS OF CHAIN GANG.
Brutality and Arctic Weather do
Savannah, Ga.; Jan. 31.— The grand
jury, after making a thorough Investi
gation, returned a sensational present
ment today with regard to the county
chain gang convicts made up of petty
offenders. Twenty-one men are dis
abled, most of them permanently, from
fearful exposure. in the recent freezing
weather. A number were compelled to
break ice in the canal, and work for
hours in freezing water, without shoes
and with but their trousers to protect
them. Four of -the men have been
brought to the hospital in this city, and j
! seventeen, the report says, now lie on
hard board beds in the convict camp, j
wrapped in blankets, emaciated and
disabled. The report continues:
"The convicts in the hospital can '
neither stand nor walk. They are un
able to wear shoes, they lie chained
j and huddled together, suffering from
[ what in this climate is a most unusual
adiiction, but which at the time is slow
and certain torture. Some of them wili
lose lingers and toes. Their feet are
swollen and discolored; large gaping
wounds are discharging blood and
mucus, and in two or three instances
the men show signs of prostration."
Of the convicts in the city hospital
one or more will lose a leg. An over
hauling of the convict system may re
Four Victims From Cleveland.
Cleveland. 0., Jan. Si.— lt is feared j
that three or four Cleveland people be-, i
sides Commissioner Vevera were aboard
the ill-fated Elbe. In the list of people '
who were drowned are the names of |
Joseph Rumpllk, Anton Nosek and
Franz Hall. Three persons of those
names were in the party which sailed
with Mr. Vevera, and they may have
started back with him. P. YV. Holecek,
a saloonkeeper, was in Europe, and
there are fears that he also started back
on the Elbe.
Both Postal Clerks Lost.
Washington, Jan. 31.— Mr. Brooks,
superintendent of the foreign mail
division of the postoffice department,
today received a cablegram from Mr.
• Fntscb, the director-general of posts
of Germany, saying that nothing has
been heard of the two postal clerks on
the Elbe, P. J. Holtzman and P. H.
Hall.. Both were Americans. Holtz
man has been in the sea postal service
since 1891, and Hall four years. The.
vessel carried 220 sack 3of mail matter,
mostly for America-
From $15 up. . New Harness $3.17 set up.
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steaming about fifteen knots. When
about forty-five miles off Torsehel
linjr light ship a vessel was
seen approaching, two and a half
points oil the port bow. This vessel's
course was apparently west-northwest
According to the rule of the road at sea
the vessel should have ported her helm
and passed under the Elbe's stem.
Both vessels.however.kept their courses
and struck. The shock of the collision
was very slight."
Miss Anna liueckner, the only lady
survivor of the Elbe, is the heroine of
the hour. She is besieged with visitors,
anxious to provide her with money aud
****"* 1 ... Buecltncr's Story.
In conversation with the correspon
dent of the Associated Press this after
noon. Miss Bueckner said: "I can't
remember feeling afraid after the col
lision. What I felt when 1 came on
deck was the terrible cold. Another
lady and myself kept on the port side of
the ship, which was the lee side. The
majority of the passengers crowded to
the starboard side, however, where a
high wind was raging. Ido not know
who ordered them there, 1 did not hear
the captain irive the order, but the offi
cers did their best to reassure us.saying
that there was plenty of room for every
one in the boats."
The captain of the fishing smack Wild
Flower, which picked up the survivors
of the Elbe, said in an interview:
"The Wild Flower was east-south
east off Lowestoft, Willi our trawling
gear down, at 11 a. m. on Wednesday,
when we sighted a ship's boat with
something fluttering from its mask. I
could see water breaking into the boat.
"When we got near enough we threw
them a rope's end, but the men in the
boat were so benumbed with cold that
they could not hold on to it. We finally
mad. fast to them, and hauled the boat
up to the smack. When half of the
persons rescued had jumped board
the rope parted, and the remainder of
them were again adrift in a heavy sea.
"After much difficulty; another line
was made fast to the boat and all on
board of her were taken aboard the
Wild Flower. There was a woman lying
in the bottom of the boat with a long
coat on and no shoes on her feet, . tihe
had no dress underneath the coat, and
was terribly cold. I am sure that in
another hour several of the persons we
rescued would have been frozen stiff."
Hope Others Were Saved.
Bremen, Jan. 31.— A dispatch has
been received here from Third Officer
Theodore Stollberg, of the Elbe.saying:
"The Elba was struck near the mail
room. The watch and lookouts were
all at their posts. I hope the occupants
of the second boat were saved, its vari
ous smacks and one steamer were seen
in the vicinity." V;
CRAXHIE'3 OFFICERS TALK.
Claim No Signals of Distress
Were Shown— The Charge De
Rotterdam, Jan. 31. — Interviews
which have been, had here this after
noon with Capt. Gordon, of the steamer
Crathie, and with the second officer
of that vessel, now leave no room for
doubt that she is the steamship whicn
ran into and sank the Elbe.
Capt. Gordon said that the Crathie, at
5:30 a. in. yesterday, was about thirty,
five miles from Waterway. The wind
was north by west, a half west. It was
very dark, and the sea and wind were
Continuing, he said: "I stood at the
bottom of the cabin staircase and was
going on deck when there was a heavy
shock, a crash, and then the water be
gan pouriuc into the deck.
"I ran on deck, and saw a large,
strange ship across the bows of the
"After the collision we returned to
the spot where it had occurred, or as
near as we could make cut. but we
were unable to see any signs of the
steamer, which we thought had pro
ceeded on her voyage. We followed
Iter her for some time, but lo allst
sight of her. We waited for two hours,
j and then proceeded to Maas Luis. Wo
reached there yesterday, and came here
today for repairs, which will take live
The second officer of the Crathie said
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that about half-past 5 yesterday morn
ing the steamer was about thirty miles
fromlNieu Waterweig, adding:
"We collided with a large steamer."!
There was no foi., but it was dark. ID
was my watch on deck, and I suddenly
saw ahead of us three lights.and I mad.
cut a steamer, painted a light color,
coming toward in. It was impossible to
escape a collision, although ten or
twelve yards more would probably
have cleared us. After we struck, it
was impossible for some time to disen
gage the two ships, and our gear had to
be cut. We heard no cries, and there
was no commotion on board the steam*
er so far as we knew.
"Immediately after the collision, the
other vessel showed blue and red lights.
We returned the same signals, under
standing that it mean that neither of us
needed assistance. Our captain was)
below at the time I lirst sighted the:
"A stoker who was asleep had his
right ear torn off by an iron plato
which was driven through the side of
the Crathie. lie is now in the hospital.
"I don't believe that the ship we col
lided with was the Elbe, but 1 did not *
see her name. vg
"The Crathie's bow was completely.
stove in, and we returned because the
Crathie was not tit to proceed in a high
Elbe Officer. Deny. ipti
The rescued officers ot tiieEluu start,
ed for London at 5:40. Before they,
started the correspondent of the Ass
ciated Pi ess showed them the statemen 1
of Capt. Gordon, of the steame i
Crathie. Third Officer Stollber -1
promptly denied that no signals of die j
tres3 were made from the Elbe. H- •
added that red. white and blue rocket.;
were fired after the collision, and thaj
they shot up so high in the air that »i ,
was impossible for the Crathie not .6 j
see and understand them. *" 1 '■-_ j
A dispatch from Kamsgate this after
noon annuuees that tho missing life
boat of that place has returned, after;
bavins; been fifteen Hours at sea search
ing for survivors of the steamship
| Elbe. But no trace of either tne miss- 1
j ing lifeboat or wreckage were found,
--j and people there believe that the rock-
I ets seen by the Eamsgate life savers*
I were those thrown up by the Elbe. The.
Broadsiairs lifeboat also returned to her
I station this morning, and was nearly:
i wrecked while working through tha'
I surf. She was overturned and her crew
j was severely buffeted, several of them
1 being injured.
Mourners on Until shores.
Webster. Mass., Jam 31.— William
i Warneke, of this town, was among the
j the passengers lost by the sinking of tho
J steamer Elbe. Mr. Warneke left hero
four months ago for Hanover. Cormany,
to visit his parents. ' Five weeks ago
! his family received word that he was
j coming home, and a dispatch received
from the North German Lloyd agents
today disclose the fact that his name
j was on the list of passengers of the
Elbe, Ho leaves a widow '-and .'child
One From South Dakota.
Speakfisu, S. D., Jan. 31.— Mrs. Con
nors, who is reported lost with the
steamer Elbe, was the wife of Milton C.
Connors, of Spearfish. Mr. Connors
was one of the wealthy cattlemen and
miners ofthe West. His- ranch was
near Alzada, Mont., and he had heavy*
mining interests. His physicians told
him last fall that there was mile chance;
of prolonging his life, and advised a
trip abroad. They left the Black Hills;
the latter part of December, leaving
two sons about twenty-three and eight
Two Empire stato Victims.
Newbtooh, N. V.. Jan. :11.-Selin S. ;
Herman, the twenty-one-year-old son
of Almshouse Commissioner Fred Her
man, and Henry M. Nitschky. both of j
this city, are probably among the lost
by the Elbe. The names Celin Herman j
and Henry Mitschky are on the Elbe's
list of steerage passengers cabled from'
Bremen, and are believed to be in
correctly given. Xitschky and Herman |
went to Germany ou a visit early in
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