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With the Beat Weather of the Yucht
liife Season for a I'lvavant
The lad:es' race at White Bear lake 1
yesterday afternoon was one of the j
events 01 the season. A prettier, more j
appropriate day could not have been j
chosen for the occasion. The weather ,
was fair, the wind from northwest to !
west, with a speed of from three to I
four miles an hour, was light and vari
able, with intervals of calm, affording !
opportunities for gay conversation, j
The short course was taken. From
Dellwood buoy around center and
Wlldwood buoy, to Lake Shore, around
center and horne — six miles in extent. ]
The Sallie B, of the cat boats, the first j
boat in. was the first to start, but lost ,
time in running too close to the island, !
thereby losing the breeze, while the j
other boats sailed in the open and |
profited by a good wind. At the Wild- j
wood buoy, although in the lead, she j
v:k only one minute ahead, but her j
speed increased steadily after that, and 1
she led by nine minutes at center and !
eleven at the finish. The boat reflects
credit upon her builder. She made ex
ceptional time for a cat boat, being I
only fourteen seconds more than Al
frida by actual time, and one minute,
one second less by corrected time. The j
Grayling and Alerta pulled away from !
the Bonita and the Sister, and kept in
the same relative position as far as !
Lake Shore, after turning this buoy the
Grayling passed the Alerta and main
tained that position to the finish. The
Bonita finished more than five minutes !
after the Alerta and the Sister four !
minutes later. The Aurelia fell behind !
soon after the start and did not catch
up during the race. In the second class
sloops, the Advertiser led throughout
the course, coming in ahead of the
Wopsie, which waa second, leading
the Siren by one minute. The May B !
arrived ten minutes later. The Falcon, j
which started second, dropped behind i
the Wopsie before the center buoy was j
reached the first time, and was caught
by the May B, which salied ahead of
her from that point. Owing to an en
tanglement in the weeds at Lake Shore
the Falcon did not finish. In the first
class sloops, the Alfrida won as usual.
Starting first, she held the lead ■
throughout, coming in two and one-half
minutes ahead of the Corona. The most
Interesting feature of the race was the
close contest between the Corona and
'' Kathleen. Starting almost together—
the Corona four seconds ahead — they
exchanged positions several times be
fore reaching Wildwood, each boat run
ning ahead at intervals until reaching
the center buoy, the Corona secured }
the lead and held it to the finish. The
Pastime, starting last in this class, was
the last to finish.
An exceptionally large number of
boats were entered, six cats, four first
class sloops and five second class.
A noticeable feature of the race was
Its uniformity. The leader In each
class maintaining the lead from start
to finish. The different crews were as
follows :
Sallie B— Mrs. Dlmer, skipper; Mr. Elmer,
S. P. Ordway, Dr. Little. E. F. Hertz.
Aurelia— Miss Helen Dean, skipper; Misses
Helen Bunn. Laura Furness, Commodore W.
B. Dean, Sam Bunn.
Grayling— Mrs Tracy Lyon, skipper; Mr.
Lyon, A. B. Driscoll, Donald Bunn, J. H.
Alerta— Mrs. A. H. Drake, skipper; A. H.
Drake, G. Mead, Carl Bohn.
Bonita— Miss Appleton, skipper; Col. Sam
Appleton, .Misa Smith.
Si&ter— Miss Loughborough, skipper; Mrs.
F. M. Douglass, Miss B. Douglass, F. M.
Douglass, W. P. Morton.
Advertiser — Miss Luna Confare, skipper;
C. F. Phillips, J. W. Murton, Mr. McKay,
W. Haisley.
Falcou — Mrs. A. Roberts, skipper; H. Van
Vllck. George C. Powers, Charlie Powers.
Siren— Miss Murray, skipper; B. P. Smith
Jr.. A. Tracy.
Wopsie — Mrs. Leslie Warm, skipper; Mrs.
D. W. Hand, Miss Tarbox, Mr. Warm.
May B— Miss K. S. Wright, skipper, W.
Farnum, T. V. Ingersoll.
Alfrida— Mrs. H. T. Drake, skipper; Mrs
O. L. Taylor, C. M. Griggs, H. T. Drake
Fred Tarbox, P. H. Gotzian, O. L. Taylor,
• Mr. Denegre.
Corona— Miss Susanne Donaldson, skipper;
; Dr. Welch. H. A. Merrill, Paul Merrill, Mr.
Munn. Mrs. W. P. Davidson. Clinton Abbott
Harold Abbott. Mr. Robinson.
Kathleen— Mrs. MacLaren. skipper; Mrs. C.
A. Clark, Dr. A. MacLaren, skipper; Mrs. C
Bigelow. Mr. Harris.
Pasrime— Miss Lettie Leyde, skipper; Miss
Ida Fischer, Mrs. Eileen Cruchett Jean Ra
maley. Mr. McKnight, Mr. Rhodenburg, C. M.
The bright faces of the ladies as they
stepped upon the dock at Dellwood
made a pretty picture. The buzz of
congratulation was more deafening ]
than the hum of mosquitoes on a sum
mer evening at the lake, and far more
pleasing. One or two trifling stings
might be given, but a little philosoph
ical camphor cures that.
The following shows the actual and
corrected time:
Actual Corrected !
_ Cats— Time. Time.
Sallie Brown. Mrs. J. P. Elmer.l:2f>:42 1-23-57
Grayling. Mrs. Tracy Lyon 1^33:00 1-30-49
. Alerta. Mrs. A. H. Drake 1:36:02 1:32:34
Bonita, Miss Appleton 1:41:47 1:37:47
Sister. Miss Loughborough 1:43:05 1:39:05
Aurelia, Miss Helen Dean 1:46:52 1 43 44
Class B, Sloops-
Advertiser. Miss" Laura Confare. l:49-44 1-46-44
Siren, Misa Murray 1:51:38 1:4413
Wopsie. Mrs. Leslie Warm 1:51:55 1-48-39
May 8.. Miss K. L. Wright. .. .2:01:15 15J-39
! falcon, Mrs. A. Roberts did not finish
("hiss A. Sloops—
lfrida. Mrs. H. T. Drake 1:26:28 1:24-58
jrona. Miss Sue Donaldson ..1:29:52 1-28-22
athleen, Mrs. Arch McLaren. .1:33:26 131 38
istime. Miss Lettie Leyde 1:35:47 1:33:57
Shoot at Duluth Next Week.
Tho Central Gun club, of Duluth, will hold
:atarrh cannot be cured
annot reach the seat of the disease,
atarrh Is a blood or constitutional
uiKcaße, and In order to* cure It you
must take internal remedies. Hall's
Catarrh Cure le taken internally, and
acts directly on the blood and mucous
1 surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure !■ not
6 quack medicine. It wrs prescribed
\>y one of the best physicians in this
1 country for years, and is a leyuiar
j-regeriptien, lt l * composd^ Cf th#
j fce6t tonic* known, combined with the
1 1 st blood purifiers, acting directly on
• the mucous surf&ees, Th© perfect com,
j Mnation of th% twe ingredients is what
[ produces such wonderful results in
ng Catarrh, gend tor testimonials,
"f frea,
V, J, 6HBNST $ CO,, Preps.,
TeJedo, O,
Bold by druggists, pfiee ?se,
its annual tournament Aug. 12 and 13. The
club has new grounds on the bank of the
lake, and has a large list of average prizes,
and the Rose system of money division for
the average events.
Charlotte Wrests a Victory From
the New Minnetonka Boat.
There was a surprise yesterday in
yachting circles or. Lake Minnetonka.
The Charlotte won the yacht club race,
and the Tartar came in second. This
proves that Tartar is not invincible,
notwithstanding she is a marvelous
bout, and has won as pretty a series
of races as have ever been sailed on
lake water. Had Tartar taken this race,
it would have decided the championship
for her, but she came in 13 seconds by
corrected time behind the winning boat,
and must wait two weeks before she
has another chance. This week there
will be the annual yacht club cruise to
the upper lake, and will not count as
a race. Tartar will probably win the
championship, but Charlotte has proved
that she is capable of beating in her
own wind. The race was interesting
fiom the start, and close between the
CharlotFe and Tartar all along the
ccurse. It was eminently a Charlotte
day, and the Breezy Point sloop gave
evidence that she can do a good thing.
H. C. McLeod came up from Chicago
to put his hand on the tiller, and it
had plenty of exercise after the race,
accepting the congratulations that were
generously offered on all sides. The
race was sailed in 1:58:01, actual time.
It was Charlotte's first victory, al
though she made a grand stand finish
three wec-ks ago and only lost by giv
ing time allowance to Tartar. It was
a good day for sailing. The. wind was
brisk, and for the most part steady,
occasionally strengthened by squalls
and catspaws.
Few prettier races to witness, have
been sailed this season, the boats
bunching at the start and stringing
out in procession over the course, with
the leaders following one another, one
gaining, the other losing, until at
the finish there was only 13 seconds'
difference. The fleet numbered 19 boats,
with seven sloops in Class A. The two
new boats were out, the Day-Case
slcop, Annette, and David Tenney's
new special, which he has nam^d
Doris. The big sloop did not show up
well, losing two places in her class,
having started fourth sloop and finish
ed sixth. She was the eleventh boat
home. The little special, sailed under
fleet well along In the course. She won
in her class, beating Magic Slipper,
which has been winning in the class,
by something less than a minute. Doris
was the third boat around the home
buoy at the finish. The long course,
twice around, with buoys to starboard,
sailing toward Crystal bay, was the
course chosen by the regatta commit
Minneapolis Man and the English
Champion Matched.
Articles have been Bigned for a
match swimming race between Charles
"Wtntery, of Minneapolis, and D. A.
Pellatt, the English champion. The
race is for $150 a side and the distance
800 yards straightaway. The place is
to be decided by Aug. 10 and the race
to take place any time between that
day and Aug. 15. The referee is to be
chosen by the contestants on the day
of the race. A boat will follow the'-fiftl
course and the contestants, are to.Jkeep
not less than two feefe apart, either
man fouling the other forfeiting the
race and the stake. Both of the men
have won numerous races and prizes.
Some Good Races on the Closing
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. I.— The
Grand Circuit meeting at the Cleveland
Driving park closed today with three
good races. It was another perfect
day and the track was In splendid con
dition, but the crowd was somewhat
smaller. Don L. and Dick Hubard
were favorites in the 2:12 trot, but El
loree took the race after a hard
struggle with James L., who would
have secured first place but for a bad
break at the wire in the third heat.
Dan T. had a walkaway in the 2:19
class pacing. He won the three heats
with ease, leaving the entire field be
tween five and ten lengths behind at
each finish. Red Oak was the favorite
in that race. Red Star was the favorite
in the 2:23 class trotting, but after Blue
Bell had won the second heat, Helen
K. took the next two and the race,
Red Star coming In for second money.
2:12 class, trotting; purse. $2,000—
EUoree i 3 18 1
James L 6 1 2 1 2
Dick Hubbard 9 2 3 4 5
Rensslaer Wilkes 5 4 5 2 8
Silicon 2 7 8 7 4
Baker 8 10 9 8 3
Russelmont .....7 6 4 6 6
Earnsie 10 9 7 9 7
Fred Cole 4 5 6 6dr
Don L 3 Bdr
Claus Almont, distanced.
Time, 2:llVfe; 2:11%; 2:12%; 2:13; 2:l4Vi
-2:19 class, pacing; purse, $2,000—
Dan T 1 1 j
Myrtle Q 8 2 2
Red Oak 2 5 3
Tuty Wilkes 4 3 5
Paynestone 6 4 6
Agnes 11 § 4
Replica 5 10 13
Decoy 7 g 9
Bettie Irwin 9 7 10
Major Lambert 10 9 8
Walnut Lad 14 12 7
Storm Cliff 13 11 \\
Monopole 12 13 12
Luella Shawhan 3 dis
Time, 2:10%; 2:12; 2:11*4.
2:23 class, trotting; purse, $2,000—
Helen X 1 3 1 1
Blue Bell 5 16 4
Red Star 4 2 2 2
Dr. French 2 4 5 3
Kate McCracken 6 5 8 6
Woodford C 7 7 4 5
Vera 3 6 7 dr
Time. 2:l6Vi; 2:17%; 2:l3a*; 2:15^.
2:17 class, trotting; purse, $2,000 (unfinished
Rifle 11 2 12 11
Angelue 1 1 \2 5 11 3
Lillle Young 4 3 $ 1 8 2
Franklin 2 6 4 3 2 ro
Colonel Dickey 5 4 3 6 6 ro
Bryson 12 13 B i 4 ro
PrinceH g 5 7 8 5 ro
Satin Slippers 6 11 2 10 7 ro
Oudan 10 9 11 "7 8 ro
Volunteer Medium ..13 8 9 9 9 ro
1 William Tell 9 12 13" 13 10 ro
I Black Storm 3 7 6 12 dr
! Cut Glass 7 10 18 11 dr
1 Time, 2:13%; 2:12i4; 2:12%; 2:12 1 /i; 2:12*4;
Score of the Usnnl Weekly Trap-
The regular Saturday shoot of the St. Paul
Rod and Gun club was well attended, twenty
seven shooters being present. The events were
as follows:
First Event— 2o singles. Robin Hood. 17-
Baldwin, 14; J. C, 14; Shattuck, 14; Well 13-
Dahl, 13; Fell, 13; Mrs. Shattuck, 12.
Second Event— ls singles. Baldwin, 12; J.
C. 12; Shattuok, 12; Dahl, 12; Mrs. Shattuck
12; Robin Hood, 11; Elton, 11; Emerson, 10.
In the third event, 10 singles, there were
four ties for first place, with eight birds each
J. C. Robin Hood, Danz and Reed; three ties
for sei-ond place with seven birds each. Bald
win, Mrs. Shattuck and Well. Biff ana Elton
were tied for third place with six birds" each
Fourth Eventr-10 singles, at unknown traps
and angles. Mrs. Shattuck and Robin Hood
tied for first place with seven birds; Campbell
Wilgon and FaJl tied for second place with six
birds; Well and Danz tied for third place with
five bird*; Bmerson fourth with thr»o birds
The feature* of this gvaat w«re the wonderful
shooting of Mrs. ShjUtuek and the introduction
by Mr, ftmsrion of & n*w target, eensig'ing
of paM« board, out square,
Gaudauv and His Fellows Wta the
F«tur-Onr«d Race,
HALIFAX, N, §„. lug. 1,-Tbe profeseioß&J
f»ur-&ftr«i r&es for the eiampionehip erf the
worm and fI,W<J was rowed thjg eyealng, Tha
orews wer.? the BflgUsh. iedferd., St, J&hn.
Halifax and QanadJan. Tfo Iftttsf ore* took
tli# lead from the start an 4 kept jt te tha turn
being fitesely pregsed by the gnglish ftrew
with |l4iifax a eiosa seeojid. ThJ (D&jjaflian
turned the state baat with HaYTfajp a Jia'.f
s^-TOflft fienuw. t}& gpg}i§h, St. Jehfj as 4 Befl
fOfd (SfWS in <w}af ; -^he r&£uri» wa§ pFptti
jflafift is tfe§ ftuKa Qfd^r mutt within thrfcl
hundred yards of thfi fiaisfe, whan iht, Bngiislu
~.tHg BAINT )?AUL GLOBE: SUNDAY, AUGtTgf % 18ot,
men caught the Canadians and were neck and
neck for a time. Suddenly the latter Bpurted
and drew slowly ahead and crossed the line
fully two lengths ahead of the English crew
with the Halifax men a good third. The St.
John crew was fully 500 yards behind and the
Bedford crew dropped out. The winning crew
was composed of Gaudaur, Duran, Hackett and
Rogers. The time of the Canadians waa 18:30.
Minneapolis Man Makes a Spurt In
the Stretch.
Harrison and Capen finished their balk line
series at Foley's rooms last night, Capen doing
himself Justice for the first time in the
week's play. His score for the night was
154, or four better than his nightly mark.
This was done with an average of six, while
Harrison averaged 12. Capen had five double
figure runs with 27 for high and Harrison
doubled a dozen times, playing brilliantly
throughout, but without exceptionally long
runs, his highest being 37. He had only three
blanks last night, and his grand average
for the week is 13V&.
Mr. Foley is arranging a handicap tourna
ment to be held week after next.
St. Lonlx Having.
ST.LOUIS, Aug. I.— First race one mile—
Forseen won, Charlie McDonald second,
Fasig third; time, 1:44. Second race six fur
longs—Fred Foster won, Albert S second,
Piccaroon third; time, 1:17. Third race five
and a half furlongs — Buck Videre won, Ty
poon second, Juanita third; time, 1:08%.
Fourth rrce seven furlongs— Sligo won, Dare
II second, Johnny McHale third; time, 1:08.
Fifth race six furlongs— Hester won, Neu
tral second. George R, Smith third; time,
l:l4Va- Sixth race on* mile — Sallie Woodford
won. St. Bu.neras second, Hotstuff third; time,
1:43 v;.
CINCINNATI. Aug. L— Latonla closed its
gates today. Rain through >ut the day put
the track in very bad condltii.n which caus
ed many scratches. Summaries. First race,
seven furlongs — Miss Emma wen ; Susie B,
second; Parson, third. Time, 1:33 Vi- Second
race, five and a half furlonss-- Irby Q, won;
Performance second, Lady Keiih third.
Time, l:12 l £- Third race, one mile and an
eig-hth— Letcher won; Sir :)ilke second,
Almee third. Time, l- r >B. Fourth race de
clared off. Fifth race, the Cincinnati hotel
handicap, one mile and a (juarter — Captive
won; Ben Holliday second. Time, 2:30. (2
starters.) Sixth race, six furlongs— Strath
Peel won; Cuticlene seconl, Helen Mar
third. Time, 1:31%.
The Chess Players.
NUREMBERG, Aug. I.— The twelfth round
of the international chess masters' tourna
ment was played today In this city, the results
being as follows: Teichmann beat Charousek
in a Ruy Lopez after 66 moves. Showalter
beat Tschigorin in a P-Q4. opening after 31
moves. Wlnawer beat Steinitz in a center
gambit after 21 moves. Schallopp and Tar
rasch drew a Ruy Lopez after 61 moves. Ma
roczy and Walbrodt drew a Ruy Lopez after
46 moves. Schlechter and Porges drew a Ruy
Lopez after 51 moves. Lasker beat Albln in
a Dutch opening after 44 moves. Schlffers
beat Pillsbury in an Evans gambit declined
after 41 moves. Blackburne had a bye.
Twelve Thousand Doomed Plgeong,
CHICAGO, Aug. I.— Never in the history of
trap shooting has such interest been dis
played as in the Dupont world's champion
ship live bird tournament which opens here
next Monday morning. The two big events
will be the world's championship and the
team race. In the latter five men from any
one state constitute a team and great inter
est Is manifested. The shooting will con
tinue during the entire week. Two sets of
automatic traps and 12,000 live birds will be
Wives of Veterans
Will be furnished free railroad fare to
the G. A. R. encampment by the
Globe. See page 18 for the explana
Bupt. John Comiskey, of the base ball parks,
, states that the announcement that the Pick
' etts and Packers would play at the West Side
park today is unauthorized by him. It was
part of the agreement reached between him
and the West side ministers' committee that
amateur games on these grounds"-should be
stopped, and he states that the agreement will
be enforced.
♦ • •
At Union park this afternoon the home team
will play the Diamonds of Minneapolis for a
purse of $50. Game will be called at 3:30.
Schmidt, the new pitcher, will be in the box
for the Union Parks.
» * *
The Windsors and Hamm's Exports will play
this afternoon at the Northern Pacific grounds.
• • •
The Plcketts and Packers will meet this
afternoon at 3:30. The batteries will be Cook
and James Burke for the Picketts and Lynch
and Snow for the Packers.
* ♦ •
The most exciting game, perhaps, ever
played by St. Paul 14-year-olds was between
the Clippers and Mlnnehahas, resulting as fol
Clippers 0 2 0 1 0 10 2 o—6
Minnehahas 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 o—s
The features of the game were Lariviere's
home run and the three-base drives of Mullen
and Bryant.
* • *
The Young Trout Brooks would like a game
with any club whose members are under the
age of fourteen. Send challenges to H. Gehr
ing, 297 Lawson street.
• • •
The Cyclones will cross bats with the Craw
fords on the former's grounds today at 2:30
for a purse of $25. The Cyclones line up as
follows: McNamara, 2b; Gehring, ss; Lynch,
If; S. Moore, lb; Churchill. 3b; Benson, c;
Gehagen, cf; Gardner, p; J. Moore, rf.
* * *
• ♦ •
The Young Sandows defeated the Young
Tornadoes 10 to 8. Batteries, W. and G
Salvus; Boyle. Clark and Conecy. The win
ners challenge any club under 12 years. The
Dayton's Bluff Standards defeated the Fau
quier street Stars 15 to 6. Batteries, Donald
son and Schuler: Erickson and Potts. The
victors also defeated the Crescents 15 to 12.
Batteries, Donaldson and Schuler; Peterson
and Nelson.
* * •
The Young Trout Brooks want a game with
the Blackwoods any day after Monday. Ad
dress 297 Lawson street.
* • •
The Oaks defated the Winchesters 10 to 4,
and the Clippers 12 to 6.
• * •
The Maroons of this city and Rosemount
Clippers play at Rosemount, Minn., this af
ternoon at 3:30 o'clock. As this is the first
game of the season, enthusiasm is at fever
heat and a very large crowd is looked for.
The Rosemount cornet band will be in attend
ance, and the mayor of Rosemount will de
liver the opening address and will pitch the
first ball over the plate. The batteries will
■be Burke and Hart for the Maroons and
Rltchies and Flannery for Rosemount.
Elevator Men Object to the West
Superior Inspection.
DULL'TH, Minn., Aug., I.— The
I Duluth managers of the grain elevators
; situated in Superior have served notice
• on all of their employes that from Aug.
■ 1 forward they must consider their ser
vices at an end as regards permanent
I employment.
The orders affect about 100 men, near
ly all of whom have families. From
now on the men will be hired by the
day instead of by the month. The order
includes all employes of the' elevators,
except watchmen. The action of the
elevator managers is due to the per
sistent attempt of Superior to oust
Minnesota grain inspection, and es
tablish Superior Board of Trade grades.
The elevator companies have deter
mined to resist the plan, and the four
companies that have large systems of
grain houses in Superior are a unit in
the matter. They have agreed that
they cannot afford to take up with Su
perior Board of Trade inspection, while
Minnesota inspection at Duluth and
Minneapolis would continue in competi
Will Form Features of the Ntcollet
County Fair.
Special to the Globs.
ST. PE3TER, Minn., Aug. I.— The pro
gramme for the Nlcollet County Agri
cultural society is now ready for the
public and Includes a 2:30 trot for $150;
a free for all run for 1100; bicycle races
for prize* ftgrreg atlnf $200 In value, It
is also Intended to have a gold dny
and silver day with Cleugh and Mo-
Cl«*ry fpr the former and Lind and
Day 6r Towna tot th© silver day, A
has© ball &r«J bra** band tournament
will also feitur##,
Srjittd Arm? Enema fittest,
Attend |ha r>, A, R, epeampment &»g
the Qf§H Minnesota gtat§ f aif, <j>he
a } §fe § will pr asant rfni with beth
aiinvftd tiefcets and ftomigiieo tieketf=
free, gee gage li,
■-• .1 1 :»
The Queen. It I» A s« id. Has Never
1 Interfered in the Case of
Mm. Muyhrlck.
. ■ ■■ ■ . * , t \
London, Aug. 1. — Vhe preparations for
the reception of Ll» Hwng Chang con
tinue, and her majesty.^Queen "Victoria,
in spite of the precarious condition of
her health, is said to be especially in
terested in the coming of the Chinese
ambassador extraordinary, who has
been made bg much of in Russia, Ger
many and France. The Chinese states
man is booked to land in England on
Monday, and he will be escorted ■to
Lord Lonsdale's splendid mansion, on
CaVlton House terarce, this city, which
has been secured by the government
for the accommodation of Li Hung
Chang during the month which he is
expected to spend in England. An
elaborate, series of entertainments and
royal events have been arranged in his
honor. Vanity Fair warns its readers
against the members of Li Hung
Chang's suit, saying that the bulk of
them are quite a low class of men, who
would not dare to venture into an Eng
lish or American merchant's private
reception room at Shanghai. The news
papers, for some time past, have con
tained a mass of matter concerning
the visiting Chinaman. It is said that
the Chinese viceroy, when invited to a
dinner insists on dining from his own
cuisine before going to the table of his
hosts, and he only makes a pretense
of dining when he is at the banquets
given to him. After the dinner given
to him by Prince Bismarck, at Fried
richsruhe, the German statesman ex
pressed astonishment, it is said, at the
fact that Li Hung Chang did not taste
any of the dishes placed before him,
whereupon the traveler is reported to
have said:
one s habits. If I dined with you I
should be forced to., partake of fare
which I did not like! Hence, I prefer
to abstain from eating, rather than be
asked to make a face >at everything not
to my taste." to ■'->
Prince Bismarck is^repprted to have
thereupon remarked: \.
"How do yoa know that you would
not like our good Geromw cuisine, since
you have never tried ;lt?f'<:
"That js true," the Chinaman Is cred
ited with having replied^ "but would
you eat with pleasure the Chinese dish
of rats and dogs if I served It up at my
table?" , .
This question seems to have silenced
the great German statesman.
Li Hung Chang takes:; hi* meals alone,
drinks only cold or warm tea, never
eats between meals, and takes only two
meals a day. He smokes opium in a
silver mounted pipe, which is specially
cared for by one of his servants, and
during his meals he takes a puff or
two. On the other hand, it is said, the
most of the Chinese statesman's suite
scon become accustomed to foreign
cookery, and drink wine and even beer
with their meals.
The socialist congress, which has
been in session here during the past
week, has furnished what Is classed as
a ridiculous exhibition of impotence
and inadequate ■ organization of the
simplest details necessary for the con
duct of a special congress, and the del
egates would have been handicapped
thereby in any serious attempt to do
business, even had there been no dis
cord. Matthew Maguire, the leader of
the American section of the socialist
congress, informed a representative of
the Associated Press that absolute ig
norance of the principles of the social
ist movement existed in the committees
appointed to frame the resolutions.
The congress has. also proved that so
wide is the dissimilarity between the
foreign and English-speaking delegates
that nothing closer is possible than in
ternational sympathy. Concerted
methods are out of the question. The
press and the people, while crediting
the congress with serious intentions,
have been much amused at its helpless
ness in the face of internal dissension.
The British Medical association
opened its annual meeting at Carlisle
on Tuesday, with its various sections
well attended. The usual interesting
papers were read and the association
decided, in response to the Canadian
invitation, to hold its meeting of 1897,
in Montreal. •
Before the commission on Indian
military expenditures. Lord Wolseley,
the commander-in-chlef, testified on
Wednesday, that he would not like to
put the British Indian- troops in front
of European soldiers, and that he
would not like to fight France, Ger
many or" any other army 'with Indian
troops. His remarks have' caused the
greatest outcry in the^pre^s, and have
roused the most severe comment. The
Globe, for instance, says:
"Lord Wolseley ia no longer our only
general, because in "the. war which
many believe Inevitable with Russia
our Indian army, whicjh he recklessly
insults, will play an Important part,
and we should not like tp see them
called upon to follow such an intensely
unpopular commander."
Lord Wolaeley's testimony was
cabled to India, where" itTias aroused
great indignation. A dispatch from
Simla says:
"The higher authorities fear It will
cause great discontent among the In
dian troops."
The long and. elaborate article by
Mr. John Morley, the late chief sec
retary for IreJand, in the Nineteenth
Century, on arbitration, is attracting
considerable attentionr Mr. Morley
contends that while the line of differ
ence between Secretary Olney and the
marquis is narrow, yet one British
non possumus would easily convert it
into a risk of a fratricidal war. He
strongly opines that what is to be
done must be done quickly, and dreads
the result of fatalistic confidence In
the wisdom of Downing street. Mr.
Morley adds that for the foreign office
to leave arbitration alone would be
nothing of a disaster to one of the
greatest causes -now moving the West
ern world. If Lord Salisbury fails,
the Question will be set back many
A statement was recently printed in
some American papers to the effect
that the real reason why Mrs. Florence
MaybrioK has not been released Is
owing to th« personal opposition of
Queen Victoria. H*r maj«*ty wag re
ported to have a*ked fsr a, copy of the
evident, and that becaii#«;U contained
aiief&tiong of an intrtgste with a lover,
the au«m Intimated to 2Mr!" ? Henry Ah
quith and lattetfy te,. Sis Matthew
Whit# fitdlty, tbt presifet Ibme stere
tary, that ttnd&r ne elreumttanees
weuid »h§ rec^lvf ess eeneldsr any
memorial te favor of etht release of
Mrs, Mayferlek, At 3 sh9 "request of
Barenaeg E©qu§#, Mh, M&yfcriek'e
7?jether.. a rs«r§§©frtfltiv§ ef tf»«j As«?*
i^iated Fre<w me invsetif&ted th§ itery,
PKI N. E. P. & C. CO. ||11I1I||
§f% Y ET FURTHER accentuate the fact that, to all housekeepers, gjjSj
*p(3i I there is but one place in town to go for anything needed in *33
gun * house-furnishings, we offer, the coming week, the following -542
gs| list of sample values, in seasonable goods. gJH
ft&ftj Tlll , <.. EGG BEATERS. TURNERS. & SDI NEED ' 553
V^*v lkmml' ■ !■■ ■ "" _igr<» HE few extra *>^*\
Wj! gKSßppriSßßjp^ merica," Hs g-iass t«mb- (9£»)
fc>*«s HfflßPraP^ *■ P artment > ffiSf I larly sold for 50c a dozen. zSttl
r 4*i aMMKagt^^^M and cold mfW The Wind xt -c« i j tf% T/^'
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?*Zk- BIHRHiI hardwood' IHB^^ ehTe- "^ J price but &*%* -AgA
Gw*i BSjf«fl9t 'qH *' ; ' throughout where jlf^ One dozen to a customer. J^Jj|
HHKmfl and finished 1 1|| at 2 u c . • — IFLfiF
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£jjr price but-. • H^*fa price but «fv but..OO B ■""• af * $•&>
C£| "MISFIT" CARPETS, at -misfit" prices. That s^(
|!^) is, a carpet made and ready to lay, for 20 per cent ~ TEA KETTLES - gig?
' " Tin, copper bottom, >.o.
gj^ Jess than yardage price, and hundreds to select f O s r ize > re^ ular 50c &°° ds '
tft% from, Ingrains, Tapestries, Brussels, etc. 9O« ?£fff
vsiSE< MHil^lLy each. »^^s>
faSwll week, we beg to state thHt we have laid in an KSP^I * ' * * "* ' •.s*»^lK:'»*«rf««r:<2S« "^^Kg
VpSrir- ' m 'neii6.e supply ftiid are exteedingly well |dlj *X^k*
P| ffi^?o¥ > n S l urSg?n^ y »?ni Ul^£ Ya ||| ||^ £g| g^ J| g^ Q Furniture &gR
l^S HUD TFDIWQ* Casb or part cash W^ Th<> ° ne " Price Oon) P lete House Furnishers. ?£«
VSS UtlV itnlUj* and balance monthly. fegg 434-436 WA3ASHA ST., ST PAUL. /tSS
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and is able on the highest official au
thority to state that the story has ab
solutely no foundation in fact. Not
only has her majesty never intimated
any wishes in the matter, nor request
ed any copy of the evidence, but ' she
has never expressed, officially, any
opinion in the case to any home secre
tary, with whose action, if it was de
cided to release Mrs. Maybrick, her
majesty would not interfere.
An official despatch received from
Rhodesia yesterday stated that Capt.
White with 250 men, a seven-pounder
and two Maxims had gone to the relief
of the Hartley laager, and the latest
news from the column was that Capt.
White had taken up a position on the
top of a kopje, which he was defend
ing; he asked for food and ammuni
tion. Thus it appears that this strong
force is only able to hold its own owing
to the altered tactics of the enemy.
Sir Frederick Carrington admits that
he needs more troops, but he is unable
to feed or transport them, owing to
the prevalance of the rinderpest.
The latest telegrams report increas
ing numbers of cases of treachery
among the friendlies, who are supply
ing the insurgents with cartridges and
food. The authorities, having aban
doned the Idea of driving the insurgents
out of the Matoppe Hills, deciding in
stead to build a chain of forts around
them and starve the enemy. Twenty
forts have already been commenced.
These will be maintained after the re
volt is quelled as a refugee for people
in the event of another outbreak. In
addition, a permanent police force of
1,000 men, is to be enrolled.
Sri Say the Dispatcher From Wey
ler's Head«narter»,
HAVANA, Aug. I.— During different
skirmishes just reported in various
parts of the island, the insurgents left
3!i killed and 9 wounded on the field,
four prisoners were captured and the
enemy retired with 27 wounded. The
troops had .seven killed and two offi
cers and 30 privates wounded.
Amado Maistay, an insurgent prison
er, has been sentenced to death.
Among the numerous important doou
ments found on the body of the insur
gent leader, Juan Bruno Zayas, was a
plan for Gen. Antonio Maceo to pass
the trocha. The document was dated
July 22. It is said that the circum
stances surrounding Zayae death great
ly resemble those in the case of Jose
Death and the Whipping Post for
Red Cattle Thieve*.
The Indian court' sitting at Wetumpka,
has sentenced two men to death for
cattle stealing, and others to undergo
the whipping post for having com
mitted similar offenses. Isaac McGirt,
who stole a cow more than a year ago,
will be given 100 lashes on the bare
back, and Lumka Harjo, for house
breaking, will receive 500 lashes. For
his third offense, at cattle stealing,
Jesse Thlocco was sentenced to death
by shooting. One Wilson was convict
ed of helping Thiocco and will receive
100 lashes. Sandy Deacon, who was
charged for the third time with hog
and cattle stealing, was also given a
death sentence. There are about a
dozen other cases on the docket, and
It is probable that of these one half
will be given the death penalty. All
are Indians. _
The Great Western Will Begin to
Cut Monday.
CHICAGO, Aug., I.— The warring
freight officers of the Western roads
have turned their attention from grain
to hard coal, and a big tumble in rates
on the latter commodity from Chicago
to the West is threatened. For some
time past the major part of the hard
coal shipments from the East have
been going around Chicago via Peoria,
and the small gateways to the South.
The Chicago Great Western has re
solved to get a slice of the business
and today announced that on next
Monday it would cut 22% cents per ton
off the rates from Chicago to Hamp
ton, Marshalltown and Manley Junc
tion, lowa.
Is a way up point of elevation, not easily reached, but
Bbi^ BBS Jfla 8 JaaBBB Beer
is up there, and has been up there ever* glnce 185U 80 do net wonder at the
popularity ef Blatz, but call for Blat*, «nds#a that "Blate" is on the eerk,
VAL ILATZ BREWINQ CO., &9&tOt "-^a 1 «"*»*"*
Twenty Thouaand Men Will Be Af
fected by the Sympathetic
Strike Ordered.
CLEVELAND, 0., Aug. I.— lt is very
probable that the Central Labor union
will order a big sympathetic strike,
throughout the city at the next meet
ing of the Central Labor union. To
day the executive committee of the
striking Brown hoisting men and labor
leaders of several unions, met In con
ference and decided that a spmpathetlc
strike was necessary. The committee
appointed by the Central Labor union
to report on the advisability of a sym
pathetic strike reported favorably.
The number of unions affiliated with
the Central Labor union is 6,000, and
the total membership numbers 20,000
in all branches of trade. These men
have voluntarily bound themselves to
obey the mandates of the Central Labor
union, which consists of chosen repre
sentatives from the different unions.
The fight will not only be local, but
national. Every union In the United
States will be called upon to assess its
members for the support of the Brown
hoisting Btrlke.
CLEVELAND, 0., Aug. I.— All the
union men employed at the Brown
Hoisting & Conceying works again
went on a strike today, and a boycott
against the company was declared. It
is claimed that the Brown company
has failed to keep Its agreement in
reinstating the strikers, and that a
number of new hands have been em
ployed since the strike was declared
At noon today, while the nonunion
men were being 'escorted from the
works by ' the police, a tremendous
crowd of strikers and their sympathi
zers gathered and hooted and threw
stones ait the nonunionists. The police
repeatedly charged the crowd and
made numerous arrests, but were un-
able to disperse It. During the excite
ment and confusion, John Prince, a
union man, employed In the Forest
Olty foundry was shot by some un
known nonunionlst and will probably
die. Prince is 28 years old, and has a
wife and two children.
Three .companies of militia and a
large force of police were sent to the
Brown works this afternoon.
The trouble began early In the morn-
Ing when a mob surrounded the .house
of one of the non-union workmen and
bombarded It with stones and bricks,
breaking the windows, and even
smashing the weather boards. The
police, hearing of this trouble, pre
pared for an outbreak at noon when
the non-union men should be dismissed
from work. A party of these work
men, disregarding the efforts of the
police to protect them, started to walk
away from the works. They had not
gone far when they were met by a
mcb. First the rioters began to shout
at the non-unionists and then to throw
bricks. Tben the men drew revolvers
and began shooting at the crowd.
Soon after the Bhooting the police ar
rived on the scene, but the mob had
disappeared and all was quiet. This
outbreak resulted In the calling out of
two companies of mllltla, and by the
middle of the afternoon eighty police
men, in addition to the military, had
been massed In the vicinity of the
Brown works. No more trouble oc- 1
It is thought that a long and titter
struggle will ensue. The manager of
the Brown works says the agreement
for the settlement of the strike was
well understood by the representatives
of the strikers, and the company stood
ready to live up to its terms. The vio
lation of the agreement by the men,
he says, absolved the company from
any further consideration of them, ancj
enables it to begin all over on a nevn
basis. This is taken to mean that the
company will proceed to hire new. meo,
Five Men Killed in a Fight (he?
Cattle Ran ff ei, K '\
ILFOSSIL, Wash., Aug*. I— J. t£
Smouth, who arrived .here yesterdTaft
from Canyon City, brings news of ar
desperate battle between 6heep mert
and cattle men on Snow, mountain,
southwest of Canyon City, In Grant?
county, which took place about a weeW
ago. Mr. Smouth wso at Muddy station*
when the Mitchell-Antelope stage*'
driver, brought word to Mr. Smith,
manager of the Princville Sheep and
Land company, that Mr. Kitchen, one
of the company's employes, was ona
of three sheepmen killed, two cattlemen
being also slain. Another of the sheep
men killed was Ernest Sheares, a nepw
hew of Joseph Sheares, well known
wool grower and buyer. For years
young Sheares has been buying an*
shipping sheep for his uncle, and on
the occasion of the battle, he witß
several others, including Mr. Kilcheny
was driving a band of sheep across the
oountry to the railroad, presumably ta
Huntlngton, for shipment. There ha»
been hard feeling for a long time be- 1
tween the cattlemen and sheep men mi
Oregon. Numerous disputes have taken
place over the possession and use oi
the ranges, the cattle men asserting
that the sheep drove the cattle from
the ranges.
A Prominent Spokane Politician In*
Muiitly Killed.
SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. I.— L. R,
Platter, a well known attorney and
Democratic politician was shot and al
most Instantly killed in the corridor of
the court house, last night, by Henry..
Selfert, a restaurant proprietor and
sporting man. The tragedy resulted
from remarks made by Platter In court, 1
which Selfert construed as a reflection'
on his character. (
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