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& are P ure ly business propositions, no matter whether in
""\^ the ball field or the field of commerce. In each in
*- ] tp>Jscj?~\ stance you lose to gain. Our great unloading sale of
\ Men's and Boys' High-Grade Clothing is a
«%lSf\ SACRIrICb nil
S^^s3«==-I7_X' <^=^' that appeals to the business acumen of all wide-awake
"*-*- purchasers.
I • Here ftre the Proof $s™=®
Alen's $12.00 Suits $7.00 Imported f\f%
Men's $15.00 C%t% $3-5o Trousers €I|^
Children's $7.00, $8.00 and $850 Brownie Suits, in tfjj f%f%
Fancy Cheviots, with Silk Vests to match, for W CJ© W^?
Children's $3.50 and $4.00 Two=Piece Double- Breasted £%^
Children's $1.00 Wash suits tor 35 Gents,
Other goods at corresponding reductions. Thess bargains should be seen to be appreciated.
Sixth and Robert. l/C^^T , KNOX HATS.
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A regular meeting of the board of alder
men will b.- held this evening.
Division No. ::. Ladles' Auxiliary to A. 0.
11 w ni hold i:- regular monthly meeting <o
'l'll,' annual picnic <:' the M. K. church,
of Hastings, will In' held at Lakovlew today.
'1 :,■• steamer Flora Clark will take the ex
cursi nista Sown the river.
Ciiti Miller, Edward Kiel and Frank Sta
ples, the three i»>ys accused of stealing a
quantity of fireworks from the siore of Som
mera & Co.. on the West Bide, Saturday
flight, were charged in the police court yes
terday with burglary. Their oases will be
heard Thursday.
Clmtiai-.oojiii Via Mammoth Cave.
Tin 1 Monon Route will have a special
B. T. P. I'- train from Chicago July
loth, at 2 i>. in., via Louisville, Mam
moth Cave amd Nashville. Stopover
allowed H t Nashville and Mammoth
Cave. Very low rates at the Cavi
to those holding !">. Y. P. U. tickets.
L. B. Sessions, T. I*. A., Minneap"lis.
Thirty members of the Montana Educa
tionaJ asso< latton arrived in tho city yester
day it 1 -'Miing. The party put in the day at
Mlnnehaha I'alls and For) Snelllng, and last
evening visited Como park. They are stop
ping at the Windsor, and will leave this
morning over tho Northwestern road for
1". H. Gilbert, wife ami daughter, of Sioux
Falls, S. D.. are at the Windsor.
l\ s. Hillhouse, of ECalamazoo, Mich., is at
tin- Windsor.
»'. M. Boutelle, of Marshall, Minn., is a
guest at the Windsor.
Capt. F. B. Wood, of Company G. and
Cap;. 11. A. Everett, of Company 1), Second
regiment, M. S. X. G.. registered at the
Windsor last night. They are on their way
tn Laki City, where their regiment is in
Mr. Hi' i Mrs. 11. X. Brown, Albert Lea,
are at the Metropolitan.
Mis.s Annie Culbertson. Fargo, registered
at the Metropolitan yesterday.
W. B. Beebe, of Paris, 111., Is at the
Noah W. (iray. of Ashland, Wis., Is at the
Thomas Fox, of Newark, X. J., Is a guest
at the Ryan.
J. 11. Sickle, of Red Wing, Is registered
at tin- Ryan.
Dr. E. 11. Foote, of New York, is stopping
et the Ryan.
J. T. Sidley and 1!. S. Hoaglln, of Butte,
Mont., air at !h. Mi rehants'.
J. W. Drake and wife, uf Butte, Mont.,
are registered ai the Merchants'.
Jam^s Hold and L. H. Williams, of Boze
man, Mont., are at the Merchants'.
Col. Reiley, Portland, Or.; Mr. and Mrs.
W. Griffin, Brooklyn. X. V.: Mr. and Mr 3.
11. Goolldge, New Yurk. are at the Aber
ReiiaJrtnK Itn Trucks.
Tiie St. Paul & Duluth track between Hinck
ley and Duluth is not yet In shape for the
runnir.t; of trains. The storm of Saturday
morning damaged throe bridges and caused
several washouts. A lar^e f<n-e of men are
working on the brides and slides. The
mad will be clear today. Yesterday the St.
Paul & Duluth trains were running over the
Eastern Minnesota tracks between Hinckley
and Duluth.
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r A 5-Sairadisome CompioxiorT"*
! 1b one of the greatest charms a woman can 5
I fvinafi if
Sketch of <li<- Deceased, Who Was n
Junior I'liinccr and One «: !'
::>-r:n:« n\s Son*.
William Banholzer, member pi the
board of puiblic works, and proprietor
of the North Star brewery, died at his
residence, 690 Stewart avenue yester
day noon. The death of Mr. Banholzer
was not unexpected, his physicians
having announced a week or so ago
that his demise was but the question
of a short time. Six weeks ago Mr.
WIL.I,IAM It WIK-: /.Kit.
Banholzer was taken sick and at thy?
time it was supposed his illness was
not of a serious nature. Dr. C. A.
Wheaton was called in and pronounced
the malady diabetes, and with but lit
tle chance fur recovery. The patient
received the best of medical treatment
and care, but the disease was so far
advanced and of such a nature that
but little could be done. Since he was
taken sick Mr. Banholzer was corifinr-d
to his bed, although at times he wu
able to sit up for short times. As
usual with the disease the patient at
times appeared better, only to have a
relapse which left him in a much weak
er condition. T,ast Saturday he became
unconscious and from that time until
yesterday noon, when he breathed his
l^st, ho remained in a state of coma,
unable to recognize his wife or mem
bers of the family.
The funeral will take place Wednes.
day afternoon at 3 o^clook from the
family residence at C9O Stewart avenue
and will be under the auspices <jf Co
lumbia Lodge Herman Sons, of which
the deceased was a member. The Jun.
ior Pioneers, of which he was also a
member, will take part in the services.
Interment will be at Oakland. Mr.
Banholzer was insured for $20,000, and
his wife will receive an additional
$1,000 in insurance from the Sons of
Herman lo^ge, of which he was a
member. He is survived by his wife
and three children, all boys, the eldest
eighteen years and the youngest seven
Mr. Kan'holzer has been; prominent !n
Democratic politics for years. He was
defeated for alderman in the Fifth
ward in ISBB, by Walter Hock, but in
]890 he was one of the eight, aldermen
at large elected at the spring election.
In 1891 the Bell charter went into ef
fect and the aldermen at large then
serving were deposed from office. Mr,
Ran'holzer was, however, appointed by
Mayor Smith as one of the nine mem
bers of the assembly under the Bell
charter and served until June, 1892.
In the spring of that year he was a
candidate on the Democratic ticket for
city treasurer. He was defeated by
Conrad W. Miller, owing to a three
cornered fight caused by Joseph Dreis
making the race as an independent
candidate. He was appointed to tho
board of public works in March, 1895,
by Mayor Smith, which position ho
held at the time of his death.
Maj. T. M. Newson, in his pen pic
tures of the life of old residents of St
Paul, has this to say of William Ban
"A large young man is Mr. Banholzer. all
business, very industrious and very worthy.
He is a solid man, and by Industry has built
up an extensive business, his brewery rank-
Ing among the largest. A native of Ger
many, born in 1849, he came to America and
located in St. Paul in 18T)7; here he received
his education and was in the emp^y of Auer
baeh. Finch & Seheffer nine years; was two
years at Belle Plain<\ in the merointr.e trade,
and in IK7O purchased his father's inlerest and
has continued the business ever since. Mar
ried Mi&d Louise Foos in 1878."
Thence Via Louisville or Cincinnati,
Over Pennsylvania Short Lines is the
excursion route to the South. Ask 11.
R. Dering, Assistant Oenieral Passen
ger Agent, 248 South Clark street, Chi
cago, for details about the low rate
Home-Seekers' Excursions to Southern
points over this route.
Went*« 4 Him With a Knife.
Jennie Pullman, a colored woman, accused
of disorderly conduct, was in the police court
yesterday, charged by her husband with hav
ing attempted to assault him with a knife at
Fifth and Jactuon sheets, Sunday n'ghu The
woman claimed her husband had uru.'k her
with a club and that when she icraamed for
arbistance, a pol. 1 !.i.;>n p-u her unil^.-r nrrtbt.
The case was continued until tomorrow.
Readers of the Globe should re
member that next Saturday, July 10,
Is the laet day to deposit in the
Savings Bank of St. Paul, 44 East
Sixth street, to secure six months' in
terest Jan. 1, 1898.
DonnutTHßurr n.vu almost a day
Til 10 HAY \V\«i' XX( KICUI.XGIiV
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Small llojm Ar.tr, Hurt l»y 10y|>1ok!oi>n
ot (itnuoii, Mud GnnH and Other
SouMitniible 'I'ojh.
The celebration of the Glorious
Fourth yesterday was beyond doubt
the most quiet occasion of the kind In
the history of the city. The fact that
Independence Day fell upon Sum day,
together with the Saturday half-holi
day and general observance of the oc
casion on Monday, furnished an oppor
tunity for nearly a three-days' vaca
tion among the people of the city, of
which they availed 'themselves for lake
or country trips of more than ordinary
length. The prevailing disposition to
escape from the noise and turmoil of
a Fourth of July in the city manifest
ed itself Saturday, when large numbers
sought the lakes and country resorts.
Sunday there was a greater exodus,
and by 10 o'clock yesterday morning
the numerous picnics, steamboat ex
cursions and suburban retreats had al
most depopulated the city. Those who
could not got away remained in town
apprehensive of the wear and tear
which their nerves would be called
upon to undergo, but were agreeably
disappointed, for things in general were
quite unlike former Fourth of Julys.
To be sure, there was an abundance
of noise, hordes o.f small boys venting
their exuberant patriotism, and many
of their elders engaged In the same
diversion, but there was a noticeable
absence of the expected turmoil which
generally characterizes America's natal
day. In the evening when the crowds
which had deserted the city began to
arrive there was something of the old
time enthusiasm manifested in the dis
charge of fireworks throughout the
city, but the heavy down pour of rain
interrupted the celebration, and the
evening, too, was comparatively undis
Many citizens were patriotic enough
to display the national flag, but the
banner was conspicuous t>y its absence
from the staff of the city hall.
The most remarkable features of the
day were the absence of fires and the
comparatively few injuries among the
juvenije population. From midnight
Saturday night to 12 o'clock last even
ing there had been but one alarm of
fire, though Chief Jackson had recalled
all vacations among the members of
the department in order to have every
available man at his post oC duty. At
X o'clock last evening a firecracker,
which had lodged in the portico of J.
F. Lawless' residence, 420 Woodward
avenue, started a small blaze, which
was, however, extinguished with mere
nominal damages by the chemical en
gine. Natural!/; wit-h 30 many young
Americans engaged for nearly twenty
four hours in handling powder and ex
plosives in all forms, there ere some
accidents, though the number is far
below that of former years. The "mud"
gun, the miniature cannon and the
giant firecrackers, however, had their
victims, and nearly a dozen children
suffered more or leas serious injuries.
Several youngsters met accidents not
due to their patriotism. Following is
a list of those reported injured dur
ing the day:
CTJNIFF, AGNES. TM Mississippi street,
twenty-two months old. run over by wagon;
seriously Injured.
CRANSHAW, MELVILLE, fifteen years
old, 132 East Isabel street; fare slightly
M'GUIRE, DANIEL, 161 East Congress
street, fourteen years old; bolh wrists and
right side of face seriously burned.
MARSH, ROLLIK. West Seventh and Ex
change streets, thirteen years old; face
burned and right eye probably injured.
NEWTON, L. W., 2Ut> Rust Rnbie street,
ten years old: thumb and portion of palm
of right hand blown off.
ROELLER, FRANK. 2!H Tp;lehart street,
fourteen years old; right arm torn, left arm
ROUNDY. BIRDUC, 221 Spruce street, fif
teen years old; face slightly burned.
street; int. over the eye with base ball; bad
ly but not seriously hurt.
Little Agnes Cuniff was running
across the street from her home to
meet her father, when she stumbled
and fell. A bakery wagon belonging
to L. Abramson, of BC3-86") Payne ave
nue, driven by Cliafies Orman. was ap
proaching ami the driver did not see
the prostrate baby, Mr. Cuniff saw
the danger and called to Orrnan as did
several others, but Orman evidently
did not bear them and before the child j
could regain her feet the rear wheel
of the wagon had passed over her
back. The child was picked up un
conscious and taken to her home, while
it is claimed that Orman whipped up
his hoise and disappeared. The sign
on the wagon, however, led to his
identity. Dr. Uobiliard attended th<>
injured child. No broken bones were
found, but it is feared the little one
is injured internally. Orman stated
at Hie central police station that tht
ruise of fire-crackers so worried his
hurse that his attention was taken up
with the animal and that he neither
saw the fallen child nor heard the j
shouts of those who had tried to warn
him. He denied hurrying away and
says he knmv nothing of the accident
until he reached his place of business.
Melville Cranshaw thought a cannon,
which he had lighted, was not going
off, and stooped to examine into the
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cause of delay. As he looked Into the
muzzle of the cannon the charge ex
ploded, suddenly, throwing a quantity
of powder into his face. The grains of
powder were picked from the boy's
flesh and it is not thought that he is
at all seriously hurt.
Daniel McGuire, the son of D. H. Mc-
Guire, was loading a miniature cannon,
when one of his playmates threw a
lighted firecracker into a can of
powder by his side. In the explosion,
which followed, young McGuire was
badly burned about the wrists and the
right side of his face. Dr. Darling
attended the injured youth, and after
dressing his hurts, was of the opinion
that his injuries, while serious, were
not of a dangerous nature. The lad
was resting comfortably last evening.
Little Rollie Marsh tried to set off
a large cannon lire-cracker. The fuse
burned slowly and the boy thought
the explosion too long delayed. Pick
ing the cracker up he was about to
examine the fuse when the cracker
exploded. Ills face and eye brows
were burned and it is feared the sight
of the right eye. iis impaired. He was
taken to St. Joseph's hospital, where h'j
was last night reported to be resting
The son of L. W. Newton, of East
Robie street, was i>erhaps the most
seriously injured of the day. He hold
a cannon cracker in his hand, un
mindful of the fact that the fuse
burned short, and in the explosion, be
fore he could drop the cracker, his
right thumb was torn off and a small
part of the palm blown away. He was
attended by Dr. Johnson.
Birdie Roundy looked into the top
of a "Flower Pot," after the fuse had
been lighted and the bursting ex
plosive threw powder into her face.
Dr. Charles Dohm attended the young
girl. Fortunately her eyes were not
injured, and though the burns about
her face are quite painful, it is the
belief of the physician that sihe is not
seriously hurt.
The injuries to Edw-ard "Wolterstoft
were received in a ball game at Lake
Phalen, where he was struck over the
eye by a swift thrown ball. The blow
rendered him unconscious. Dr. Elgin
attended the youth at his home. His
injury is severe, but not dangerous.
Frank Roeller, was the first victim
of the de-adly "mud can" early yester
day morning. He was adjusting the
fuse when a companion, threw a match
on the can causing it to explode.
Young Roeller was rendered uncon
scious and carreid into the drug store
at Rondo and Louis streets, where he
was attended by Dr. R. H. Merrill.
The muscles of his right arm were
laid bare while his left was badly
bruised. His face was slightly singed
with powder. It was found necessary
to take twelve stitches in his right
arm. After his arms had been dressed
he was carried to his home.
Chancellor Thorbnrn Sa>» it Wants
the Kpworth Loa«n«.
Rev. C. R. Thoburn, of Tacoma, ar
rived in the city yesterday, over th--i
Northern Pacific road, en route to To
ronto. Mr. Thoburn is chancellor of
the Puget sound university and one
of the able young men in the Metho
dist ranks in the Pacific Northwest.
He is the advance guard of the dele
gations from that section of the eoun •
try to the Epworth League, which will
hold its biennial international conven
tion at Toronto, commencing July 15.
He goe-3 ahead of the others to open
headquarters and take preliminary
steps to secure the convention of 1899
for Seattle. There will be three other
cities looking for the next convention,
the most prominent in the race being
Omaha and Indianapolis. Mr. Thoburn
is very much in earnest about secur
ing the convention for Seattle, and ex
plained that it would be of consider
able interest to the entire Northwest.
In the neighborhood of 30,000 delegates
will attend the convention at Toronto
thla nvmth, and if the next one should
be held in Seattle it would probably be
more largely attended. Mr. Thoburn
reports business as picking up in the
Northwest There is an outlook for a
large crop this year. Times in that
section of the country, he say's, are
much better than in the central states
and have been for the past six months.
The Oriental trade is making great
strides and doing much to help out the
country. The imports at Tacoma for
the past few months have been rome
thing like $4,000,000, principally of tea
and silks, all of which have been
shipped over the Northern Pacific
through St. Paul.
As to politics everything had been
free silver, but in Washington the
fusfonistfl were breaking up. Gov.
Rogers, elected on the fusion ticket,
had, f'ince he assumed charge, dis
pleased the ■"mkldle-of-the-road" Pop
ulists, and there was something of a
fight in the ranks. Gov. Rogers had
held that there was a new party com
posed of the Democrats, silver Repub
licans and Populists, and practically
had Ignored the Populists in making
his appointments. This and his stick
ing closely to the civil service rules
had made him anything but popular
among the rank and file Of the three
parties making up the fusionists. The
talk about the Debs colony starting in
Washington, Mr. Thoburn said, had
not been taken very seriously by the
residents of that state. In fact, ibout
all that had been said regarding it was
the fear that such an evemt might be
possible. There was great scarcity of
farm laborers, and papers in the vicin
ity of Seattle and Tacoma were ad
vertising for men to g,i into the har
vest field. In ca.se there should be a
consolidation of the Northern Pacific
and Great Northern roads, as had been
anticipated and talked about, Taeoma
would undoubtedly be the gainer, as
the Northern Pacific had interests
which could not be lost sight of. Dur
ing his stay in St. Paul Chancellor
Thoburn will be the guest of his
cousin, B. S. Cowen.
II:im Little in Say, bnt TUlta Good
now Will He < or.firmeil.
Hon. D. W. Lawler returned from
Washington Sunday morning. During
an absence of two weeks, part of which
v. ;is spen<t in Flttsburg, Mr. Lawler
reports having 1 enjoyed a very pleas
ant trip. He was present at the com
mencement exercises of Georgetown
college, and, as told in the Globe's
dispatches, after delivering an address
to the graduating class, was honored
with the I.L. I), derive. Five degrees
of doctor of laws were conferred, three
of them being to members of the
alumni. Robert M. Douglas, son of
Stephen A. Douglas, who graduated
the same year as did Mr. Lawler. was
similarly honored. Mr. Lawler re
sponded on behalf of those to whom
honorary degrees were conferred. Mr.
Lawler remained only two days in
Washington and consequently said he
had nothing to say as to politics. From
what he had heard he Inclined to the
opinion that John Goodnow would be
confirmed by the senate as consul to
Shanghai. Mrs. Lawler accompanied
him on the trip.
Examination of KhrctN As.inU:int
Sot for I<*riilay.
Robert T. Dillon, who .«ori.>usly
wounded Albert Ehret, the proprietor
of the Lexington hotel, in a fljjhl Ii
the hotel barroom Saturday ulg-lit,
was arraigned in the police court yes
terday on the charge of assault witn
a dangerous weapon. The prisoner en
tered no plea to the oharpe against
him and as he was not ready for trial
a continuance was granted until Fri
day. No reqtteM was made for bail
and Dillon was committed to the coun
ty jail.
1 (inns I'l-ople's
Christian Endeavor holds Its National
Convention at Detroit, July 6-13, and
the low rate of one fare for the round
trip is offered by the Chicago Great
Western Itailway (Maple Leaf Route).
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This store is different from all the other retail stores in town.
It's for you to say whether it's better or worse. But it is different
in this: We close at 1 o'clock on Saturdays during July and
August. This is not done for the benefit of the members of the
firm. It's dove for the benefit of our employes, and indirectly for
the benefit of every man and woman who works for wages. We
make the sacrifice to strengthen any caU3e that make 3 the burden
of labor lighter.
All who are interested in liberal store methods are asked to
do their Saturday shopping- in the morning 1 and tliua contribute to
a good cause.
At 9 o'clock this morning we will place on sale about 5,000
yards of the Finest Imported Wash Goods that ever came to this
country— French Organdies that were 35c, Scotch Lappets that
were 35c and 50c, Finest Imported Fancy Dress Linen 3 that were
50c, all at the lowest price ever made in the United States.
15c 15 Cents 15c
a yard. It's like finding 1 them. None en approval.
We will also sell 15 pieces strictly All-wool Black Serges, QC n
45 inches wide, Tuesday only, for JJjfo
Six yards will make a dress and it will cost you only $1.50
All Silk records will be smashed today. When nating- these
low prices, remember also that they are for our best qualities.
300 Remnants of Fancy Silks, worth 40c, 50c and Gsc a |Qn
3*ard, will go at 9 o'clock at | j(J
15 pieces of Black China Silks, full 27 inches wide, worth QQn
65c, for OOu
25 pieces Printed Twilled ludias, worth 50c and 65c, QC fl
today only , ZOG
BEST OF ALL— SO pieces Cheney Bros.' best Foulards in
the newest designs of the season, the best One Dollar quality, CO*
positively today only ## OUG
These are four of the biggest Silk Bargains ever offered in St.
Paul. There will be others, too, but these alone should crowd the
store with buyers.
4 Lining Leaders.
These prices for Tuesday only.
The best soft finish French Hair
Cloth, warranted real Horse |Q A
Hair, black and r ray, IHP
only BUU
Soft finish Silky Rustle Taf- jA
feta, yard wide, black and col- I
Oi s, one day only BUU
Our best Lining Sateen, If%
black, colors and fancies, all IXf
you want IUU
The best Lining- Cambric in ft
America, black and colors, one 4t*
day only UU
Linen Room.
No need of wasting- much talk
on these. The prices talk.
150 Dress and Wrapper Pat
terns of White Checked Lawn,
32 inches wide.
Wrapper Patterns, 55c f° r 8 yards.
Dress Patterns, 70c f° r 1® yards.
That's exactly half-price.
85 pieces of Hoft Nainsook for Sum
mer Underwear, 3G in. wide, $1.35 a
piece, containing 12 yards. To be
sold by the piece only.
1,000 yards Curtain Swiss, j j
with white or pink dots, 26
inches wide, worth 20c, for I lU
Wabasha, Fourth, Fifth and St. Peter Streets, £t. Paul.
j \\]>;t( He Siiys A limit the Hotel Hun.
nera' Ordinance.
Judge Twohy yesterday decided tho
hotel runners' ordinance, under which
several aiTests were made last week,
invalid, as anticipated in the G 1o b o
of Friday. The decision is based up >n
the fact that the court finds that if
the ordinance is enforced, as at pres
ent existing, it would practically des
troy the business of hotel runners, as
it confines them to a space immediately
in front of and not closer to the union
depot than thirty feet. Charles Kerst
\nd Oscar Armstrong, arrested on the
charge of violating tho ordinance, were
accordingly discharged. In a memo
' randum Judge Twohy says:
The charter provision which authorizes the
common council to legislate upon this subject
Is subdivision 17. Municipal Code of St. Paul,
1593 (page 42). and roads as follows: "Tho
common council shall have tho power and
authority to restrain and regulate porters
and also runners, agents and solicitors for
i the boats, vessels, stages, cars, public houses
; and other establishments."
It is the law. in my opinion, that the
I power to restrain and regulate a trade or
i business does not give authority to prohibit it.
Tho council may adopt any regulations in
reference to and impose any restrictions upon
; these occupations, or the persons engaged
i therein, which may be proper to prevent any
j nuisance or Inconvenience, and to provide
against evils resulting therefrom. Hut to
1 prohibit or suppress a trade or business la
; not to regulate it. To be regulated the trade
: or business must subsist.
The charter provision referred to recognizes
and nssuniiHs the existence of "runnel's,"
; "agents" and "solicitors " and that they
I may pursue their occupation as such, with
in the limits of the city.
The power given in the charter is simply
to regulate and restrain and not to forbid
their being carried on or to destroy them.
Authorities which sustain this position are
as follows: People vs. Oadway, til Mich.,
285; i« re lltmck. Til Mich., 396; Town of
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birthdays in your lifetime.
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St. Paul Branch, Lower Levee, foot of John St. Telephons 1414.
For Men.
We are sure there isn't a man
in town who does not take an in
terest in our stand in closing- at
1 o'clock on Saturdays during-
July and August. Do your share
in the good work by doing- your
Saturday shopping- in the morn
Negligee Shirts made of the
best Scotch Madras in the world
78 Gents
each; 3 for $2.25.
The retail cost of material
alone is 35c a yard— sl.os to $1.23
for a Shirt according to size.
Nothing for making — nothing 1
for laundry. No shirt maker
couldturn out a better Shirt at
any price. The lowest retail
value is 51. 50.
Balbriggan Shirts and Draw
ers for
33 Cents
each. The}- sell themselves. All
we have to do is to show them
and tell the price.
Belts at all prices from 25
cents up.
Silk String Ties, 10 cents.
Socks, Collars, Handkerchiefs
— all at lowest prices.
Control vs. Sainer, f>9 lowa, 26; Miller vs.
Jones, SO Ala., 80; City of Emporium vs.
Volmer, 12 Kansas. 630; Kronson
vs. Oberlln, 41 Ohio. St. -ITS; Heisi vs. Council
li, Rich. Law 415; Sweet vs. Wabash, 41 In
diana. 7; 23 Indiana, "s;!; 61 Md., 2.7.
The testimony in this case leaves no doubt
that the practical effect ot Ordinance Ni>.
1893, if sustained, would be to prohibit with
in the limits of the city the business or occu
pation of runners, agents and solicitors for
the steamship agencies, hotels, etc.
The police officers connected with t'le eas<\
and the city attorney prosecuting it. admit
that this would be the result. The ordinance
confines them to a place on Sibley street too
far removed from the course of travel to and
from the union depot to enable them to per
form services of any value for their em
ployers, and It absolutely forbids their so
liciting at or near any of the other depots
within the city.
For this reason I consider said ordinance
unreasonable, unauthorized and void.
lil.'ii t f lion I lon Impossible llfcnuxe of
it* Vdvii ii ('<■«! Decomposition.
A badly decomposed body of a man
•was found floating in the river yester
day, at the log boom near the Crosby
farm. Ooroner Nelson was notified of
the Hnd and directed McCarthy & Don
rtelly to bury the remains at onoe. It
was Impossible to 1 i n • 1 any marks of
identification upon the body on ac
count of the horrible state in which it
was in. The man had In the opinion
of Coroner Nelson, befti in the water
fully six months, and scarcely resem
bled ;i human being, n is thought tlv>
man was about thirty years of age
end probably met his death by falling
through the Ice last winter. The body
was clothed in two pairs of dark trous
ers, a dark coat and vest and a short
black overcoat The features were en
tirely destroyed.
Low service water bills must be paid
on July 6th to save discount.

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