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Bargain Counter
Will be Found From C : 1
December 15th to 31st, 1896.
P|inneapoliS"St. Paul,
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MONTREAL, - $27.50
BOSTON, - - $231.00
With Corresponding Low Rates !o Other Eastern Comnmchl Canters.
127 Third Streets. 398 Robert St.
(Guaranty Bldg-.) (Hotel Ryan.)
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A Little Remark; Made l»y tlie Wo
man Accompanying Him Gave It
All Away, . .

.An incident of the Charity ball given
in Masonic Temple last week, is begin
ning to furnish a topic for quiet talk
among the few who are being trusted
with the story. It seems that about
the time that a certain young gentle
man and lady were about to leave for
heme, they stepped into an ante-room
at the head of the ball room where
the young- lady adjusted her wraps.
She placed a bouquet on one of the
chairs while her escort laid his over
coat down on the chair cover ing the
flowers. After he had assisted her with
her wra.ps, they stepped out and
across the ball room, returning in a
minute or less time. When the gentle
man picked up his coat, the . flowers
were gone. He immediately put-his
hand to his coat pocket, in which was
a wallet containing a number of valu
able papers and a sum of money. It
'too was gone. -
The gentleman happened to know the
two detectives of a local agency, who
•were present in full dress, and hasten
ed over to the door to notify them of
By buying- of us you positively save from 25 to 33 per cent on every dollar
purchase. We are the only house in the state who do wholesale in connection
with our retail business. We sell at retail for about the same prices as at
wholesale, so by buying of us you save the retailers' profit.
- liasidke!*chlefs, 1c- ;
Ladies' good quality Hemmed Handker-'.
chiefs, with fast colored borders, each, lc
Ladies' fine Sheer lawn - Hem-stitched .■':
Handkerchiefs, a regular 5c kind, each. 3c
Ladies' fine Hem-stitched- and Embroi
dered Corner Handkerchiefs, each .. 5c
Ladles' fine pure Linen Hem-stitched .
Handkerchiefs, each .....;....'..v..'...".. Gc
Ladies' fine Embroidered: Escolloped
Edge Handkerchiefs, each Sc
Ladies' very fine pure Silk .Embroidered
Corner and Escclloped Edge Handker
chiefs, each ............... Sc
KEens Handkerchiefs, sc.
Men's fine Lawn Hem-stitched Handker
chiefs, in plain, white or fancy border,
ea.cu ......... ................. 5c
Men's fine pure Linen Hem-stitched
Handkerchiefs, each .10c
Men's very fine pure Silk, large size.
Hem-stitched Handkerchiefs, in plain;
white or fancy bcrfiers, each v.'.;.....; 24c
Men's very fine pure Silk,: extra large, '
Hand-Embroidered Initial Hem-stitchod
Handkerchiefs/each :..;.... 33c
Leather Purses, 4c> 'ii
Fine. Kid Purses, each .......\.......... 4c
Ladies' fine Calfskin Pocket-Books, each. 20c
Underwear, S©oks,gloves, aitd > Mittens;■at^Gi^at^pls--
■ ■■'-r;^ v"-<'. dubtSorisi ■ ■■
H. STEIBa-'&''Coi-133-135--" >'E a : 7th.
what had occurred. One of them stand
ing near the exit, of the hall, recalled
that just a moment before, a gentleman
passed out to whom his attention had
been called by overhearing the lady re
mark :
"Button your coat or they'll be
The gentleman was easily recognized
again by his peculiar growth of whis
kers, and when the detective rushed
out and down the stairs he overtook
the couple just as they were leaving
the building.
One word was enough. The flowers
and poeketbook were given to the de
tective and by him to the owners. The
man and woman were allowed to de
part. —
Since then they have left town.
J. "Waller Thompson Agency Se
locts a Xortliwestern Man.
The veteran newspaper man, H. P.
Hall, has arranged with the advertising
agency of J. Walter Thompson & Co.,
New York and Chicago, to represent
them in the Northwest, and, as he
knows every newspaper man in this
section, past and present, the selection
of a representative would seem to a
casual observer as judicious on th 3
part of the agency, as it will no doubt
be agreeable to a man whose life has
been spent in the newspaper business.
The concern is one of recognized
standing, one of The board of directors
being Vice President-elect Garrett A
Topliff & Co., Jewelers, Make an As
George R. Topliff and Frederick G. Tonliff,
doing business ac Topliff & Co.,retail jewelers,
assigned yesterday to J. D. O'Brien for the
-benefit ol their creditors. Complainants in sev
eral actions which have been pending against
the Topliff firm in the district court for the
past few months have charged that the firm
was insolvent and incapable of meeting its
obligations, and in an applicatioin made by
Jacobson Brothers, of New York, for the ap
pointment of a receiver for the firm, it was
alleged that there had been an illegal trans
fer of a valuable stock. While this action
was recently in pgroress papers of garnish
ment were served by Jaeobson Brothers upon
the German-American bank, as having funds
of the Topliff firm in its possession, and the
assignment to Mr. O'Brien followed.
The Seven Corners Snow Shoe club was or
ganized last evening. Another meeting will
be held Wednesday.
~ Jackets §falf>>Fe*ice.
Ladies' fine all-wool Beaver Jackets,
made latest -style, actual \alue, %i;
now ......... ..............v....;;;r.;v:..?1.75
Ladies' finest , Cloth Jackets and Capes
made of best Kersey, Beaver, "Covert
. Cloth, etc.; ?6 Jackets now. $3;- $7.50
Jackets now $3.75; $10 Jackets now. .$5.00
Misses' heavy cloth Jackets, latest style,
Vail sizes, worth $2.75; now $1.35
Beldiiag's Sewing Silk, 2c.
Belding's best Sewing Silk, per spool 2c
Belding's best Button-hole Twist, per
spool ." ....'........: .:. 1.: v....; lc
Beld'ng's best Wash and fllo Sliks, per
skein :..:.... 2&c
i>asißs Neckties?' and'PSuf
■ flers.
Men's fine Silk Neckties, Tecks," each.... 12c
Men's fine Cashmere - Mufflers, largest
size, each „.:....... V.:...".;......:.....:.'20c
Men's very fine pure Silk -Mufflers, larg
est size, each ..'....■..: ..1................ .38c
.";.- - EiXCE
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; RYAN. *
Are ■: Bla-de off the :. Shrewd•'' Woman;
Who la St. Panl'a Mne Daj •
'-. Wonder. - ■■ ■ \
ii If Anna Eva Fay were disposed to
make public all she has come to know
about St. Paul during her short stay
here, "society ; would be stirred to its
very depths." The "400" would suffer
a terrible shock, and .'a few of them
might move out of the city. But Miss
Fay i isn't disposed to create any such
demonstration. That she possesses all,
the information necessary, were she so
inclined, you would at once realize if
you visited her apartments at the Ryan
hotel and saw the stacks of letters from
all sort 3 of people with which her rooms
are literally deluged. The bare thought
of having to open and read them is ap
palling, not to mention the task of an
swering even 25 per cent of them. But
Miss Fay and her assistant open and
read all of them, and such writers as
comply with the condition requiring
them to enclose an addressed envelope
bearing a two-cent stamp receive an
swers to their questions.
And these questions—their name is
legion. While it is true that the ma
jority of them are inquiries as to the
whereabouts of lost relatives, money
and other property, yet many of them
possess a far greater and deeper mo
tive. Some are tragic in their import,
others "quaint and curious," and still
others highly amusing and eccentric.
When the Globe representative
called upon Miss Fay at the Ryan early
last evening she had just returned from
the ladies' matinee at Conover hall.
The first impression you receive upon
entering Miss Fay's apartments is that
she is the recipient of a large mail.
The floor, tables, chairs and other
articles of furniture are literally buried
beneath an avalanche of letters. With
letters around, about and beneath the
little woman, she is fairly overwhelmed
with them. Thousands of them still un
opened were strewn about, but none
are ever lost. The sealed envelopes
containing the questions that the writ
ers prefer not to ask in public vary in
shape, size and color from the dainty
and stylish stationery of a St. Anthony
hill, society star, who writes such a
fashionable hand, to the commonest
kind of an envelope bearing the most
illiterate scrawl.
"Just look at those letters," ex
claimed Miss Fay, pointing at a single
heap on the floor, that could not have
contained less than 500. "What do
you think is in them? Why, every
thing from murder and suicide to th=^
idlest and most trivial thing you can
imagine. I haven't opened any of them
yet, but I know I sihould find som»
very serious ones and also some very
laughable ones among them. Just to
show you, I'll pick out a few at random
and read them to you. As you can see
they nearly all bear the St. Paul post
mark, and I can assure you from mv
experience that the public would be
vastly surprised if I should divulge
names of some of the writers. Among
them you will find several prominent
personages, not only in society, but in
the business world as well."
While speaking, Miss^Fay opened the
first letter her hand touched. It was
from a reputable business concern in
this city. It read as follows:
"Dear Madame: Kindly tell us when
we will settle up with the cashier of
bank. "How will we save anything out
of it and when will our troubles end?"
The letter was signed in the name of
the firm. "Such a letter means much "
added Miss Fay. "Here's one evidently
from a woman of some culture judging
from the hand writing. Yes, it's from
a young lady on Laurel avenue, and
this is what she writes:
"Can you tell me the characteristics
of the young man I am keeping compa
ny with, and does he care enough for
me to make me a good husband?"
"Now, I should say," continued Miss
Fay, "that this is from a sensible
young woman who is not so wildly in
love with the young man in question
as to marry him first and take the
chances on her future happiness. He
has evidently given her cause to su.«
pect the depth and sincerity of his
love for her."
The next letter Miss Fay picked up
v.-as evidently from a young- woman
in an humbler station in life, though it
was properly and plainly written, bear
ing no traces of illiteracy.. The girl
asked this direct question, fraught with
a world of significance:
"I would like to know if the gentle
man I am going with will marry me
or not."
"Such letters arouse my deepest
sympathy," said Miss Fay, carefully
replacing the letter in its envelope and
laying it one side. "I do not like to
answer them, in cases where I know
that the true answer will bring misery
and despair. Where a girl asks suen
a question out of mere curiosity or be
cause of an innocent love for the young
man, the case is different, quite dif
ferent, I think from this one."
A married woman, whose brother
had- lost a considerable sum of money,
wrote a letter asking whether it would
ever be recovered. Miss Fay read the
letter and as she came to the word
"lost," she exclaimed:
"Lost? He never ''lost' the money,"
wiih the emphasis on "lost."
Judging from several of the letters
that followed, there is considerable
marital infelicity, even in St. Paul
families. Miss Fay says, however, thai
cases of this kind have long since lost
their novelty and interest as they are
as numerous elsewhere as in the Saint
ly city.
The first letter indicating that all
was not serene between husband and
wife in a home on St. Anthony hill,
came from the wife, who writes:
"I want to know i£ a married woman
'everlhad my wedding rin.g .In her pos
session."" % .. • :.--i k ,• - , ~rzamamQaaanL
*>••".I'Suchia: question x'siigr^estSjPOSsibiil^
ties. that -I cannot discuss," was Miss :
Pay's comiment. aasggSffipp^3£§Bjgjga
•' "How do you answer such questions,"
was c asked. f-&£&Sg£BßfS£&BjfaßߧB*-.- *■ • - • .
: "I ; don't answer them at all," ■ replied"
Miss, Fay. "I -; make [ it" a " rule : never to :
answer any compromising« incrimin
ating: questions.^: if r the answer | should ■
confirm: the 'suspicion ;of s the doubting
husband or wife, 1: nothing but ; * misery
and' grief would ; result; \ The - truth in
such cases dawna upon sthe injured one
soon enough in this werld.',' ~ .
":.< Proceeding, Mi? 3 Fay opened another
letter. -It was froift a young j girl, i but
it differed widely from the tone ;of any }
of ; the .' othera.: Pathetic ito; a;. degree
the letter wa.3 las'* follows: ■ ,
.; Dear Madam: r- Will •■ j-ou please t klndlyT tell \
me how I can succeed in a position? r
I have no home, 'no parents. . 1 seem; to be so
unfortunate/; 13have;b*en' trying to get work
for so' long , that I am .heaf tslck ■ and . tired -of
trying to liie, as I ha*e nd ono to advise me."
Please, dear.;madam, tell mo what;to da. Will
I ever have a home? Please do answer:; thia
and I will remember you In my prayers. " "
•.-". "I would - answer such a .question as
■that,'" said ;Miss. Fay, l'even:if it was
not accomipanied- by: an .envelope - arul
a ffiamp." ' .: . . ,
> The next letter belonged to the amus
ing variety. < A matron, who is the
proud mother of five marriageable
daughters, propounds• this" terse ques
tion: ■■-: — . . - ;- £;
"Will you plase tell roe if my 'five
daughters : will ever marry, . • and •
Another letter from a wicked man 1 on
Iglehart street contains this dangerous
inquiry: x ','; ~'j. ■.-_ ■;■- ./. ; . t ■-■ ....■"-" '^:~i ;-
--"Will you ; kindly tell me if I-amever
to be able to ! live free and happy with
the woman that I* love? Ifi this can't'
be • answered, . please return ■; letter and
oblige. „ .'' ■ :.-•-'•,
"Either he or the woman he loves,
or both of them must be married."
remarked Miss Fay as -sheVfolded -up
the letter. . ,:-• ' .v- -jk;.:
" The last letter Mis 3 Fay opened be
fore going to. supper came from a wo
man of va;- decidedly inquisitive turn
of mind. It read:' ""'*-].■'■:-:. ' :-r.r-.--:
"Am I ever going to be a mother. and
how : soon? " r Am I ever going to - have
;my ears cured of deafness? • There's a
certain party ,; that you answered a
similar question for in Market hall.
She owes me some money and will, I
ever get it?" ;r<-.C ■ ■" -
Three of Them Were B«ncl»etl Early
■ . . Thia Morning:. .
;. Three small fires caused a panic In;
the Eighth ward this morning at 2
o'clock, there being a coincidence in
time that suggested incendiarism.
One fire burned a barn and feed store
at Western and Thomas, the other; a
barn" and one horse at Elfelt and Blair
Still a third broke out at Farrington
and Edmund.
Servant at the Buckingham Suffers
a Painful Accident. ' '■
; Mrs. Sadie Thompson, a domestic in the
employ of Mrs. H. •C. Moore, : who occupies
Flat 26 of the Buckingham, is lying at St.
• Luke's hospital, -. suffering: from serious •" in
juries received . yesterdayv- morning. ;c Mrs.
Thompson was washing windows, standing
-on the ledge, when her foot slipped and she
was precipitated "to ■ the ground, - a : distance
■of two : storie3. Dr. McLaren, who attended
• the injured - woman, saya <; that . she . sustained
a fracture of the pelvis and serious internal
injuries, but that she will probably live.
''■ What Did He Say to DavisT<% ."t
" Archie Peters, who was arrested by Sergt.
Davis Friday night in company with Minnie
; Smith, probably wishes he was more: dis-
J crete with his language In court; yesterday.
Petersy-who is a negro, >.was sentenced to thir
ty days for being drunk and disorderly, and
when he was on his way to the bull pen,
stopped before Sergt. - Davis and called the
officer names. b Judge Twohy called Peters
"back and added sixty days more. Minnie
Smith, his white consort, received a sentence
of thirty days.
i:, ■ Tuttle's DMimrrer, . -
; The demurrer entered 'by S. Tuttle to an i
indictment charging htm wJth forgery in: the -
first degree was -aTgued before Judge 'Brill
yesterday, counsel for the defense urging
. that the Indictment did not contaln-^a i suffi
ciency: of particulars to constitute -the- of-,
fense ■ charged, and also that two offenses
instead of one '■, were charged. '-' Judge Brill.
took the matter "-under- advisement. -~ '-'-
- 1 Swan Gets Red Wing,
' Swan Johnson's name seems rather-, ap
propriate, for he was tried in the police court
yes.erday charged with stealing four ducks.
The case was certified to the district" court,
meaning that Swan will be sent to the state
industrial school.: Charles Ostergren, - a com- i
panion of Johnson, who was implicated in
the case, was discharged. ■ -.
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For Good Citizenship. „
A good citizenship meeting will be held this
evening at Plymouth Church, under the au
spices of the Christian league. There will be
addresses by D. C. Bell, of .Minneapolis/ 1).
T. Wellington and Rev. Watson B. Mlliard.
: A ball will be given New Year's evening
at the hall, East Seventh and Reaney streets
by Dayton's Bluff Lodge No. 76. The com
mittee consisting of Messrs. F. C. Lipke, E.
C. Lipke and David Pierson, are busy pre
paring for it. Supper will be served.
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For Christmas.
Following out a custom inaugurated some
twenty-six years ago, Adam Ketsch, the well
known cigar man. has announced hLs regular
annual holiday sale of goods so dear to the
heart of smokers. ;«^ .
From the elaborately arranged display win
dows, in which are shown an almost endless
variety of smokes and smokers' articles, to
the spacious, store, their patron is . convinced
of the excellence of the goods. The stock of
cigar 3 from. Key West and Tampa is the
product of the best known manufactories,
while there are countless brands of smoking
tobacco; pipes, from the cheap clay article
to the beautiful briar wood mounted in
gold; cigar holders, lighters, cases, in fact
a bewildering ay of. odds and ends, af
fording the best chance in - the world I for a
choice of an appropriate Christmas gift. Mr
Fetsch has been in hnsiness a great many
years, and has in his establishment a Ftock
worth a cigar Etore on Broadway, New York
His friends and patrons i knew when they
buy hjs merchandise, they.get full value and
up-to-date stuff. That» is i why his annual
holiday sales are so successful. . - ,
■ Schroeder & "Dickinson,"; 16 - East Sixth
street, just received a large ; consignment of
reed and rattan furniture; to be - closed out
by December 24th at about ■ one-half price.
Come early.
Hotel Metropolitan is noted for I its supe
rior cafe, table service and general accommo
dations. Popular price 3- European or
American plan. The favorite with travelers
parties, families and conventions.
Special Sale of ' Fiunos. >.' "■
For'the holidays we will sell—
$250 pianos for $187.50. ■
$300 pianos for $225.
$350 pianos for $262.50. • -
$375 pianos for $281.25. . .
'■'- $450 pianos fcr $337.50. ' vT^.?V .
. $475 pianos for $356.50.
. Also . great -. bargains in second-hand up
rights, Fischer, $125: Stone & Co., $150; Oab
ler, $175; Emerson, $185. $10 per month. 1 New
. Shaw. -Bush & Gerts, Schiller and Wesley
pianos. • S. W. ' Raudenbush & -Co., No. 11
West. Sixth street. V; '
Par Excellence California Route.
Phillips' -excursions, every Tuesday and
Thursday, to California poipts via Albert Lea
route. Through cars, finely, upholstered; po
lite attendants, cneap rates. Apply 398 Rob
ert street, corner Sixth street, for. fuil in
formation. .v-
Phillipa' California ExcursiG.ua.
; Two through car 3 weekly from St. Paul
via ihe Minneapolis & St. >. Loula ~~ railroad, ;
"Albert Lea Route." Tuesday's' car runs via
Kansas City, and thence through Texas,- New
Mexico and ; Arizona. Thursday's car : "runs :
via - Omaha and through - Colorado i and .. Utah.
For full particulars: apply ticket' office, 39t»
Robert ■• street." corner - Sixth ; street. -:•
The White Mafcatmas . ,_,
Would have .. foretold I the fcheap; rates ; from
Twin Cities, via the Ssb Line, Dec. 15 to 31,
for^New England points.; .n: ;,--;-:- ,\
-• Lowest rates yet offered 'fur Xmas.- Apply -
398 Robert street, Hctet-RJin;^
■ HomeseckcrK'-
Tue£day, Dec. 15. via Ghicigo"fGreat Western
(Maple - Leaf) " at .rate-cof jtme'vfaref for; the
round trip, with $2.oowadded, to nearly all
points in lowa, te Soa:hwest and South. •
i Good _ twenty-one ' days. Slopover3 •' on - going ■■
: ... _ ■ . : : —, —— — ——— -—— -^^g^.
-•:•■■■ Our sale yesterday was such a -grand success that we have •■-■■■ fl
decided to continue it
Till Tomorrow Night
~ W^jr ' .• " These Suits we have been selling" t . $$*$ "W 1" I
.*^<?wL-n jfy^ the whole season at $15/ and they are ; .■;-.. Jr^S W I
p^^^m^ "acknowledged to ~be thef dressiest, y^^N^X *? \
/IV^ V / best made, and warmest ever shown />s! V '?» '\ » V
(^ f°\ ia St. Paul at that price; they are the 6f?v\ ! Hi!
\\l I \ Boston's incomparable tailor-made \o^ •. , / liii
§ These Suits have placed 25 differ- . Au. ;-vj :i
the whole season at $15, and they are Jkzl
acknowledged to be the dressiest, >*Jn£^
best made, and warmest ever shown /jti \
in St. Paul at that price; they are the fe\\ s>S
Boston's incomparable tailor-made \v4 * '
garments. We have placed 25 differ- £7 A\
''' ■ $ I—^X * ' ent styles on separate tables. They . lyinV I
fh~^ I -/ comprise the newest effects in Fancy £... . K\ f
Cheviots, Overplaids, and Worsted II '//
-V Cassimeres. :;' - ' -..^ JPj II / ;
The uniforrh JJ jf 9£ £J Till to-morrow
price night
Another Inducement.
We have a full line \2^f j^ \- of splendidly made Black
Kersey Overcoats, x per- • ,I ; . l&t feet in point of : "HANG"
and finish, double warp I \jLj ' lined, such a Coat as a j
tailor gets $40 for and U. . Jg&r which we have sold for
half that price, that we ffllil now offer' a 9 another
iicxix ■luciu l»i iv<c, l Licit, we ■ fiiii// ■■-^iii» ' now .oiler as smotiier
inducement (the sale to Vlillf Rl/ last only until to-mor
row night) iw \
Did you ever see these great bargains equaled? We are sure not. By the*!
way, don't forget that we have all sizes in these Suits and Overcoats, and that j
our tailor makes them fit perfectly bafore they leave the store, if they do not ;
hang just right at first try-on. .--_,_ .
bowlby & co. yj^o^U
iogtsr?m^^^^ Sixth and Robert. jtf/. 7>../s^S
trip. See C. E. Robb, C. P. & T. A. Fifth
and Robert streets.
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Of the "Northwestern Lines' " Tonr
-Ist Car Service to California ,
Is due to the provisions made for the pas
sengers' comfort. _ A competent conductor
accompanies the car, in addition to the reg
ular porter. - J. W. Turtle and P. O. Prince
have made the trip to Los Angeles and San
Francisco each ; week : for over a year, in > the
capacity of conductor, and can make them
selvees useful and ■ insure a comfortable trip
to those committed to their.care." Their serv
ices will be appreciated by ladies traveling
alone or'with children, family parties,: or the
aged and infirm. - If. you contemplate visit
ing California why ■ not interview these con
ductors before starting on the trip? Office 3,
355 Robert St., opposite Ryan hotel. St. Paul;
13 Nicollet House Block, Minneapolis. ?: .-
Via "The Mlrwunkee."
„ A fine Pullman Tourist Sleeping Car; now
leaves Minneapolis at • 8:25 and St. ■ Paul at ,
8:35 every Saturday i^orulng and runs through
to Los Angeles, Cal., via Kansas City and the
; Santa Fe - System, withouc: change, , arriving
at destination : 1:25 p. m. following Wednes
day. ',-'--■■ .. .: •..".;. -; ■ ■•■ . : ■-„■ y■ ■
% The Journey via this route is through a ve/y
interesting portion of America, and the hard
ship : incident to winter travel through the
■ more northerly climate Is avoided.
~ Rate per . double berth > $S.OG: through. -~ For
berth reservations, ' further Information: as" to
rates,; etc.. .= apply to -"THE MILWAUKEE"
agents, or address J. T. Conley, Assistant
General Passenger Agent. St. Paul. Minn.
Extreme Joy! ! ! C.-^-
Is expressed by . every one that the Soo Line
■■ have .made the lowest round-trip rates to all
Canadian and New England • points from the
Twin Cities and East, yet made for Xmas
and New Year Holidays. Call at 398 Robert
street, Hotel Ryan, for full particulars. - -
The President's. Message
Should have mentioned the \ cheap round-trip .
rates from Twin . Cities for Canadian-and
New England points, Dec. 15 to 31, good three
months. Call early at 393 Robert street, Ho
telßyan. : - .." "' -:,.■■' -."■' ■
To Los Angeles and California
Is the Chicago Great Western (Maple * Leaf
Route). r. A handsome - new Pullman - Tourist ■
Sleeper leaves St. Paul every Tuesday at 7:33^
a. m., ; running through :to Los " Angeles '? via -
Kansas City and the Santa Fe | route, without
change, arriving at Los Angeles the following
Saturday at neon. This is positively (he short
est z route to California, and ** the only one
that avoids any Sunday traveling. The cars
are as complete and comfortable as the stand
ard Pullman, ? while the rate 3 are very much '■
lower. : Full information will bo furnished
gladly by C. E. . Robb, City Ticket- Agent of
the Chicago Great: Western Railway, corner
Fifth and Robert streets. -
: Via "Tlie MilTTankee."
'"■ On - December • Ist ; and 15th - the . Chicago, "
Milwaukee & St. : Paul - \ Railway v will sell
■ homescekers' tickets to :• points in . the '• South,
j Southeast and Southwest at I half-faro j for I the :
rcund trip. ■-: For complete information call en
"The Milwaukee" agents in. St. Paul or Mm-"
neapolis, or address J. T. Conley, Assistant
General -Passenger Agent.' St." Paul.: Minn. " : : : ,
Phillips' Upholstered: Tonrlst Can
Are the Host Popular.
--; More \ California passengers travel in Tcnrist
cars : under - Mr. ■ Phillips' management than jin
any other,way. i, The Minneapolis :&,'-. St. . Lbuia
«SBB*«%?l*Wt.-"-- - :'..-.' iil~>winiiMitolnil^afcrt»i^li liwwifii mil il~"iWlir*n
railroad has the exclusive right to operate
Phillips Tourist Cars, which makes that the
favorite line. They combine cheapness in
ticket rates, superior finish of cars, select
class of patrons, excellency of road ted, the
best route and gentlemanly and experienced
managers to look after the travelers.
Cars now leave St. Paul at 9:15 a. m. tvery
Tuesday, via the Southern Route, arriving
at Los Angeles Saturday afternoon: and at
7 p. m. every Thursday via the Scenic Line
of the World, reaching California in four
To insure good accommodations, arrange
ments should be made as far in advance as
possible. Consult J. H. W"hitaker, C. T. A..
Ryan Hotel Block, before concluding arrange
For low rates and particulars apply at 39S
Robert street, Hotel Ryan.
All New England Points.
From Dec. 15 to 31, inclusive, the Soo Line
will sell round-trip tickets from Twin Cities
for Canadian and New England points, good
for three months.
Glad Tidings
For every one In the Northwest. The Soo
Line will sell cheap round-trip tickets from
Twin Cities to all Canadian, also New Eng
land points, Dec. 15 to 31. Good for three
months. 398 Robert street. Hotel Ryan.
Of Music and Art.
26 East Exchange St., St. Paul.
Piano, violin, guitar, banjo and mandolin
taught I essons given 5n drawing and pain:-
Ing- Call or send for prospectus.
- - • ffi
-"F3-. Beginning Dec. 2lst, «
Pflff^i WE WILL J
—A— >!
"~2» With Every Purchase Amounting g
;&w to One Dollar and Over. >
/Columbia;: \
t^^^j^ss \^_J - Wine House (<
\ **V t&J Eighth and Wabasha. /
I&IP • ™ V
Practical holiday goods, Shroeder & Dick
inson, 16 East Sixth street.
■ Savings Bank, Gei\mania Insurance..
Bldg., corner Fourth and Minnesota sts., ■
have declared a semi-annual dividend at
the rate of 4 per cent per annum for the!
period ending Jan. 1, 1897. Depositors en
titled to Interest will please present theiv
pass-books at the bank for entry on or after i
Jan. 20, 1897. The new interest period be- J
gins Jan. 1, 1897. All deposits made on or i
before Jan. 3, 1897, will be entitled to six!
months' interest July 1, „ 1897. Trustees: i
Ferdinand Willius, - John B. Sanborn, Ken- '
. neth Clark, C. P.'Noyes, John D. Ludden, '
Thomas Fitzpatrick, Harris . Richardson,:
Gustav Willius, John D. O'Brien, William
<-Constans, W. B. Dean, Jul. &L Goldsmith.
DIED- ,-"- ==3;
GENUNG— Ithaca, N. V., Dec. 12, George '
W. Genung, aged * sixty-five years, father !
of Mrs. G. F. Gifford, of St. Paul.
HAUPERS—In St. Paul, at the residence of j
• his parents, 140 Rondo 'street, Dec. 9, J. B. J
Haupers, aged twenty-seven years and eight
■ months. Funeral Monday, . from the resi-f.
dence, at 8:30 a. m. , Services at Assumption!
church at 9 o'clock. . Chicago and Los An- t
geles papers please copy. - - !- . -!
MULLEN— Sit. Paul at family residence, 274 !•
Kent street, Saturday, Dec. 12, at 2' p. m., •
William John, aged two months, only son j
of Charles and Mary Mullen. Funeral from ■
above residence Sundey, Dec. 13, at 3 p. m. .-•
KATZ—Dec 12, at 1:50 p.: m., at - family ;
residence, 96 South Wabasha street, Au- j
' gusta, wife of Isaac Katz, aged twenty-nine
years five months. Notice of funeral here- [■
- after. ■'■ '■ - -"' "r ' - - -_• '' __ : ;-j'

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