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Marred by inkstain, cut, and splinter,
Burned in summer, chapped in winter,
Schoolboy's hands have much to suffer;
Common soaps but make them rougher.'
Ivory Soap is pure, and hence
Leaves such pleasant after-sense
That the careless schoolboy, c'en,
Takes delight in being clean.
IT FLOATS.
ttniinnT MM «V THE PROCTER fc GAMBLE 00. CINCINNATI
" LABOR'S
FIELD
DOBttBHOOa Qgaiuauv
Just at present considerable interest Is
being manifested in the forthcoming
n.teting of the State Federation of La
bor at Duluth on June 12 and 13. Quite
a number of unions have already elected
their delegates to this convention, and
others will do so in the near future. It is
expected that, uwlng to the certain re
vival in nearly all Industrial lines, the
Duluth meeting will be one of the most
Important and interesting ever held in the
ptate.
For the benefit of new union members,
BJid fur those who have never thorough
ly investigated the objects of this organ
ization, the following facts are submit
ted:
"The State Federation of Labor is a
Helegaie body composed of delegates from
the trades unions and similar labor or
ganizations and the Farmers' Alliance of
the state. It has the same relation to
the state industrial affairs that a trades
assembly does to a city. The federation
•was organized July 7, 1890.
"Its central idea is to bring local bodies
Into closer affiliation, and to intltiate
and carry on general forms of agitation
that could not be successfully handled
by lefcal bodies, and it pays special at
tention to legislative matters affecting
Industrial affairs. It holds semi-annual
Bft-siona at places designated by the pre
ceding conventions. Prior to 1894 the ses
sions were held alterantely in the Twin
Cities, but that year the experiment of
holding the meetings in other cities in
the state proved so successful that the
two larger cities do not now have a' mo
nopoly of the federation's conventions.
In the Interim between conventions the
general work of the organisation is left
to an executive council of tive members,
elected all from the same city Bemi-an
nually.
"Already the federation has done much"
to inspire a feeling of unity between the
various labor organizations of the state;
and its legislative work has been produc
tive of much good to the interests it rep
resents. In time to come there is every
reason to expect that It will fully Justify
its existence."
Following is the platform of the Feder
ation of Labor:
Compulsory education; a legal eight
hour work day; sanitary Inspection of
workshop, mine and home; liability of
employers for injury to health, body or
life, whether caused by the neglect or
lncompetency of employes or not; the
abolition of the contract system on all
20 Pounds
Granulated &4 tffe fl
Sugar ...". : N* I« V V
whether you buy anything 1 else or not.
Bring 1 in the pennies, nickels, dimes
or dollars. . Let us show you what
■wonders they will accomplish in food
buying.
Strawberries, B?SS?L~ 10c
Asparagus, K".ch 3s
gj,,« Schoch's XXXX First Patent will
I I OUT , please you. Price will please you too.
98-lb. 5ack..;........^.. 52.00
49-lb. sack $1.00
24i£-lb.Hack 800
PlteAHltcl** Our own make of straw
r tlSSplialSS, berry, wild cherry and
■\.. . raspberry phosphates
are genuine Schoch' quality preparations.
You are entitled to a free glass. Come in
and try one of these delicious drinks.
Wild Cherry Phosphate, per bottle, 10c,
15c and ?sc.
■ Raspberry Phosphate, per bottle, 10c, 20c
and 45c.
Strawberry Phosphate, per bottle, 10c,
20c and 35c. "11---V-
Bananas, d". Q (Qc
Daattf ( Get a can of Scboch's "White Seal"
lallilSi for your house or fence and see
now good it is. Absolutely Q fig _
tun and weather proof. Gallon can.'... OQC
AliifA I!!! Gallon cau of genuine Import-
UIIfB Ulli ed Lucca, the kind you're ac
customed to paying An AA
$3.50 for. Schoch's price $£iUU
Potatoes, bushe! ..........:4Sc
SOBP| Schoch's be5t.......' .. 2wC
Wash Eoards, 5^:..... 15c
Washing Powder, £& IBc
QfrauihaPPiae Fiuest Arkansas, fresh
ttnllSl 1 IG9i every nioiuiiig, nt low
est prices.
B pounds Fancy Creamery Butter..... $1.05
6-lb. jars Fancy Dairy 8utter....^...; 90c
Cooking Butter, per pound ........~./.J2 1 /
Full Cream Cheese, strong, per 1b.:"..~.12V£c
Sugar-Cured Hams, any size, per lb.. 10c
Sugar-Cured Bacon, per lb '.'.'; V• 10c
8»A lbs. Very Best Lard.................. 25c
Smoked Pork Loins, per lb ........1.../. 1 10c
Honeycomb Tripe, per . lb .;.:...... ..-.,\'V 7c
Salt Picnic Tongues, per 1b... ...". ~ 7c
Salt Mackerel, per 1b......'........•.;;..*." 15c
2-lb. Tablet Codfish ......;.'..- 15c
Honey, per c0mb...............'. ;... 16c
He Mew iiTGwfj Go.,
Cor. Seventh and Broadway. -".
public work; the abolition of the sweat-
Ing system; the municipal ownership of
street railways and gas and electric
plants for public distribution of heat,
light and power; the nationalization of
telegraphs, telephones, railways and
mines; direct legislation through the in
itiative and referendum.
According to the constitution the ob
jects of the federation are:
The encouragement and formation of
trades and labor unions.
The encouragement and formation of
local amalgamated trades and labor coun
cils.
The promotion of state, national and In
ternational trade and labor alliances.
The encouragement of harmony and
Joint action between the Industrial and
agricultural wage working classes.
To secure state and national legislation
favorable to the interests of the wage
working classes.
Big Meeting: of Carpenters.
• Early last evening the upper halls of
Assembly rooms were being ransacked
for chairs to supply the overflow of car
penters in Hall No. 3. It was the weekly
meeting of Carpenters' Union No. 87.
Eighteen candidates were Initiated, mak
ing the total enrollment at present 407.
Eleven more will be taken into the union
next Tuesday evening. There were pres
ent last night -200 members. J. B. Morri
son and Charles.'Bovlard .were 7 elected
delegates to the meeting of the State Fed
eration of Labor at ; Duluth: The hall
committee was granted further time in
which to procure larger quarters for the
. meetings. The business agent reported?
the state• of trade ■ good, and . that nearly
■ all -of •' the I men ■ .were working nine hours
a day. The receipts of the evening, were
$55,'>' and disbursements $15.- ■ • ■ ■' •■ ■ -■■ ■ -. ..•
The carpenters spent considerable time
in dlscuspirig recent announcements in all
the daily papers, to the effect that some
St. Paul carpenters were receiving $3 and
$3.50 per day. They declared that this was
not ti ue, and that, while some skilled
- 'anoq J9d g}uea gg SujAiaoaj aaaM. usui^jom. j
:the average wages now being paid by St.
: Paul. contractors 22^. cents -pert hour.
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Broommaken Are Content. . .
Broommakers' Union No. 30 held a rou
tine bimonthly meeting last night at Hall
No. 1, Assembly rooms. They did not
elect \ delegates to the State Federation
convention at Duluth for the reason that
as yet they have received no call to do
so from the state secretary. Other unions
are complaining of the same thing. It Is
expected that nearly every union in the
city, with the exception of the furriers,
will send from one to five delegates.
There were no initiations or applications
for the broommakers last evening, but
the members reported the state of trade
as fairly good. - \~;s •../•-.•
Coopers Get an Increase.
Coopers' Union No. 61 met last evening
in Hall 2, Assembly rooms. Anton Shoan
was Initiated. It was reported to the
union that a raise of 25'cThts a day had
been granted shop men and 5 cents for
beer work. This was under a new agree
ment with the boss coopers. The rest of
the work was merely of a routine charac
ter.
Meeting;* for Tomlght.
Meetings scheduled for this evening are:
The machine woodworkers' union, : amal
gamated sheet metal workers' union,
plasterers' union and lathers' union.
PAVING BIDS CALLED FOR.
East Seventh and Minnesota Streets
to Be Bricked.
The board of public works yesterday de
cided to advertise for bids for the paving
of East Seventh street, from the bridge
over the Great Northern tracks to Hope
street. The street is to be paved with
brick, with the exception of the strip Used
by the street railway company. The city
engineer's estimate for the work is $15,
--920. y^v-- ; ' • • - ■
Minnesota street Is to be paved with
brick, from Third to Eighth street, and
the estimate of the city engineer is that
it will cost $12,350. The bids for both im
provements are to be opened May 22.
SOME CLERICAL CHANGES.
Shifts of Recent Date In Bnrllnß-
ton and Great Northern Offices.
The position of chief clerk in the ac
countant's office of the Great Northern,
made vacant by the departure of J. R.
Kearney for Baltimore, has been filled
by the appointment of J. J. Merrill, for
merly car accountant of the Burlington
& Northern.
Among the clerks in the accounting de
partment of the Burlington & Northern
who will go to Chicago to accept posi
tions with the Chicago, Burlington &
Qulncy are W. E. Wilmot, J. F. Card, E.
E. Guernsey and J. I. Hyman. Ralph
Eastman, who has been a clerk in General
Superintendent Hastings' office, has taken
a position in the freight department of
the road in St. Paul.
TO TREAD HOT SAND.
Osman Temple, of the Mystic Shrine,
will initiate a class this evening at Ma
sonic Temple. The occasion -will also be
made one of social Joviality, terminating
with a banquet.
The sands of the desert have been
baked to a brown finish, preparatory to
the journey which will be taken by the
ambitious-to-be Shriners. An abundance
of camel's milk will be reserved, that all
who attend may partake of the hospitali
ty of the Oriental entertainers, and the
exercises will be made of special note be
cause of the large class that will be in
itiated Into the mysteries of the order.
Kleansall—lf you are housecleanlng tel
ephone your grocer for 5-lb pall: it will
make your home look brighter when you
are done cleaning. Order from your gro
cer
THE ST. PAUL, GLOBE, WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1899.
IN SOCIETY'S SWIRL.
MRS. M. V. SEYMOUR ENTERTAINS
FOR SIRS. AVER, OP LOW
ELL., MASS.
FINE RECITAL LAST EVENING
Mrs JosM.'ii De Wolf and H. E. Phil
lips Gave a Delightful Recital at
Mlms Llela Breed's "Occasional"—
The Schubert flub to Elect Of
ficer* Today—Social News of a
Merry May Day.
Miss Liela A. Breed's "occasional" re
cital last evening, in the music room of
the Raudenbush block, at which Mrs.
Jessica De Wolf and Mr. H. E. Phillips
gave an excellent programme of six num
bers, was not only a delightful musical
event, but one which was favored with an
audience which crowded every inch of
available space.
The programme was given in groups of
songs, an arrangement which added not
a little to the evening's pleasure, and In
his first group, two Schumann numbers,
"Resignation" and the "Ballade dcs Haf
ners," Mr. Phillips won hearty applause.
His voice displayed careful training, and
was used with good effect, carefully mod
ulated and displaying a power held in re
serve. Mrs. De Wolf, who needs no in
troduction to St. Paul audiences, followed
with a double number, the old familiar
"Mignon's Song" and the Liszt arrange
ment of "Die Loreley." Her finest num
ber was "With Verdure Clad," Haydn,
from the "Creation," in which her clear,
sympathetic voice appeared to its best
advantage. Two numbers of- her last
group, Bemberg's "Serenade" and
" 'Twas April," Nevin, were rendered
with exquisite grace and color. In Schu
bert's "Litani," and "The Quest,"
Eleanor Smith, Mr. Phillips ably sustained
the favorable impression created earlier
in the evening.
The recital was followed with a recep
tion in Miss Breed's private studio, at
which Mesdames VHtum, T. L. Warm and
William Begg received. The room was
handsomely decorated with roses, palms,
ferns and cut flowers. A second recital
will follow in two weeks ,at which Miss
Breed's students will appear.
* * *
The Schubert club will hold its annual
meeting and election of officers in the
rooms in the Phoenix guilding today, at
3 o'clock.
•■*■•,-'■' —
i ; Mrs.: M. V. Seymour gave ■ a buffet
luncheon yesterday afternoon at her
home, on Ashland avenue. Mrs. Ayer, of
Lowell, Mass., was the guest of honor.
• • * ..
Mrs. T. R. Simpson entertained the Der
thick Musical and Literary club Monday
evening. Wagner was the composer
studied. Miss Fayerweather read char
acterizations written by S. M. K. Grand
lett," and .. Miss Irene Iverson gave the
analysis of ' illustrations, using extracts
from . John S. Van; Cleye and Francis
Walker's writings. Mrs. A. E. Campbell
played . the __ "Tannhauser March." There
was a bass solo by P. Larson; piano solo,
"The Evening Star Romance," arranged
. by. Franz Liszt, played by Mrs. J. A.
Vieregge; vocal . solo, "Elizabeth's Pray
er," Mrs. C. K. Harmon; everture from
"Lohengrin," Mrs. J. A. Vieregge; "Elsa's
Dream," Mrs. Zumbach, and ■ a quartette
by 3 four of ~the club members. - An infor
mal ; study In musical history followed, 1
and the hostess served refreshments. •
• • *
: An - all-day sewing meeting was held
I yesterday ■by ! the ladies: of the House of
Hope church,; in the ' parlors 'of the
church. Luncheon was in charge of Mrs.
C. J. .A. Morris, assisted by Mrs. G. B.
Young. . y v , ;
• -'■-• *
The Woman's Foreign Mission Society
of the First M. E. Church held its reg
ular monthly meeting yesterday after
noon at the residence of Mrs. F. , Romer,
Virginia' avenue. Mrs. C. H. Griswold,
Mrs. C. N.: Woodward,. Mrs. F. H. Ewing
and Mrs. i- Harry ..Graham contributed to
.the ,prgramme, ,-•. - -'..- .- : /•. . \
' ■ ..,. ■ . .;. iv ■■•'*' • •
Miss . Rogers, of Holly avenue, has re
turned from the East.
• • •
- Mrs. R. A. Lampher, of Dayton avenue,
has returned from California. >■- : : . v r
Mrs. 1 T. S. Tompklns, of : Virginia ave
nue, has returned from Grand Rapids. "
Mr. and Mrs. Ed win% Treasure, of Kent
street, will leave the latter part of this
month for California. . - .. ; .
. Mrs. Whitney, of Pleasant avenue, • has
returned from Wabasha, Minn. \. ,;
' Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Farwell, of Selby
avenue, are • entertaining their daughter,
Mrs. Eugene 'Merritt, of Chicago. ..:. ..
Thomas Norton, of Costa Rica, is visit
ing Mrs. Akers, of North street. -
■".Mr. and Mrs. Guernsey, of Nina" t.ve
nue, will leave this "week for : Chicago,
where they will reside. - ' .
Mrs. Arthur Sweeney, of Lincoln ave
nue, will spend the summer in the East.
Dr. Sweeney will go abroad for the sum
mer.
G. W. Dinkier, of Long Prairie, Minn.,
is spending a few days in St. Paul, the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Mlesen, of
Rondo street. He will remain liere until
Sunday next, when he will return home.
'Laborers to Meet.
A call has been issued for a mass
meeting to be held at Bridge Bquare,
Third and Wabasha streets, Saturday, at
8 p. m., "for the purpose of organizing
an association of the laboring classes, the
object of which is to raise and maintain
a living scale of wages."
/VGE NO B/VR
Everybody in St. Paul Is
Eligible.
Old people stooped with suffering;
Middle age, courageously fighting;
Youth protesting Impatiently;
Children unable to explain;
Baby crying, can't tell why.
All In misery from their kidneys.
Only a little backache at first.
Comes when you catch a cold,
Or when you strain the back.
Backache is the first Btep of kidney
trouble.
Many complications follow.
Urinary disorders, diabetes, Bright's
disease.
Doe.n's Kidney Pills cure backache;
Cure every form of kidney ilia.
Plenty proof that this is so.
Mr. Alexander Moak, No. 847 "Wood
bridge street, Bays: "I was well satisfied
with the results obtained from the use
of Doan's Kidney Pills. I was troubled
with backache, constipation and irregu
larities of the kidney secretions for some
time. I think the cause of this was my
kidneys being sluggish, and It was for
that I got Doan's Kidney Plllß at P. M.
Parker's drug store. They acted di
rectly on the kidneys and gave prompt
relief. I can conscientiously say that
Doan's Kidney Pills are a reliable rem
edy."
For sale by all dealers; price, 60c. Mailed
by Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo, N. V.,
sole agents for the U. S. Remember, the
name, Doan'e, and take no other*
IGNORED BALLOT LAW
SO S. LEE DAVIS, ONE OF THE
JUDGES, ADMITS IN COL
»ER TRIAJL
JURY FILLED YESTERDAY
First Day. Testimony Show. ! That
. the Precinct In Which the Dis
pate Arose. Was the Scene. of a
Number of Departures From the
: Procedure. Prescribed by the
Election Law.
The most damaging testimony in the
trial of Georgse Colter, on the indictment
charging him with making fraudulent re
turns aa Judge of election in the second
precinct of th»..Fourth ward, while acting
as JudKe of election last November, was
the evidence given by S. Lee Davis, who
assisted In counting the ballots. He testi
fied that the law in regard to the method
of counting and tabulating had b-en Ig
nored in several respects. The witr.ess
had Just returned from the South, where
he went for the benefit of his heal.h.
While there he read of the Colter indict
ment In the Globe, and the fact was
recalled to his memory that when the
vote for county treasurer was reached
Miesen's vote was counted first by Colter
and then the balance of the voles cast
was credited to Arosin. That made the
count 110 for Miesen and 72 for Arosin.
"But the total number of votes was 184,
and if 110 of them were for Meisen why
did you not credit A rosin with seventy
four?" asked Assistant County Attorney
Zollman.
"I don't know," replied the witness.
Mr. Davis testified that the defendant
and himself had not obeyed the law
that requires one judge to count and the
other to watch the count and watch the
clerks. They had counted the blue bal
lots, or county ticket. Colter had count
ed part and the witness the rest. Bach
would announce his totals to the clerks
except that sometimes the witness would
give his totals to Colter and the la t.-r
would add his own figures and announce
the result. All but the vote for county
commissioners were handled in this man
ner, with the exception as explained in
the matter of the county treasureshlp.
The witness was still on the stand
when court adjourned.
Only ten jurors had been secured when
court opened and one of these, W. H.
O'Dell, was excused.by Judge Lewis on
account of a death in his family. A
special panel of twelve men was in at
tendance, and the three Jurors needed
were secured within a half hour. They
were: John W. Pfeiffer, William E. Sack
ett and Charles P. Potts.
In opening the case for the state. At
torney Zollman reviewed the circum
stances attending the commission of the
alleged offence. Colter, he said, was an
election judge in the second precinct of
the Fourth ward, with the polling place
located on St. Peter street near the
Windsor hotel. The state would prove
that Colter had made statements b:fore
the recount to the effect that the re
turns had been doctored and that the de
fendant and S. L. Davis had handled the
blue, or county, ballots exclusively. It
was in these that the fraud had been dis
covered. As illustrating the manner in
which the work was done, Mr. Zollman
read the following list of returns for the
precinct:
A3 Actually
Counted. Cast.
Jaggard 104 90
Willrich 68 61
Michael 66 78
Bunn 102 101
For County Treasurer—
Arosln 72 82
Meisen 110 72
Register of Deeds—
Krahmer 11l 104
Oilman 63 67
Judge of Probate —
Bazille 99 98
Cavanagh 74 68
State Senate—
Horton ..144 105
S-tryker 65 63
Abstract Clerk—
Schultz. ....112 104
Ellis 70 65
Irvine 79 65
E. E. McCrea, assistant city clerk, was
the first witness called by the state. He
testified concerning the distribution of the
ballot boxes to the judges of election.
The oath was administered in the office
to one judge from each precinct, and by
him, in turn, to the other Judges. The
poll book of the Second precinct of the
Fourth ward was produced and identified
by the witness as the same that had been
Issued to Colter, and in which Colter's
oath of office had been signed.
John Ross, an entry clerk, emplpyed by
Robinson & Strauss, and one of the
Judges of election In the Second precinct,
testified that the polls were closed at 7
o'clock. The judges and clerks took sup
per, and then commenced the work of
counting. The election officials present
in the room were Judges Colter, Davis,
"Woodfork and- Ross, and Clerks Deneen,
Hause, McNulty and "Vance. The witness
had assisted Woodfork in counting the
white ballots with the state ticket. After
wards he, with the other judges, had
taken the returns to the city hall. On
cross-examination, by Attorney W. H.
McDonald, the witness stated that the blue
ballot box had beer, sealed at the polling
place, but that the seal had been knocked
off on the way to the city hall, where it
was replaced. The box was not opened
then.
City Clerk Jensen testified to having
taken the ballot box in question up to the
grand jury room, and identified the box,
which occupied a conspicuous place In the
court room on Deputy Clerk Stobbart's
desk.
Then H. Thomas Quinlan, foreman of
the grand Jury that found the Indictment
against Colter, was called to the stand,
and Attorney McDonald registered a pro
test. He objected to the admission of
any testimony going to show that the bal
lot box had been opened in the grand jury
room. He argued that the jury had no
right to open the box, and that, in the ab
sence of any law permitting the opening,
the court had no right to order the box
opened. The law said that the box should
be opened only for contests or for exami
nation, and the grand Jury did not want
it for either of these purposes.
"That point is covered by the general
election law," said Mr. Zollman, and the
court sustained this view of the case.
Mr. Quinlan Identified the ballot box,
and the identification was made complete
by John W. Owens, another member of
the grand jury. Albert Johns, assistant
city clerk, and Deputy Auditor Bourne
both testified in regard to the records.
James Woodfork, one of the judges, tes
tified that he and Ross had counted the
state tickets and that Davis and Colter
had counted the blue or county tickets.
The only thing the witness had to do with
the blue tickets was when he asked for a
recount on representative, and that as a
result Henry Johns lost two votes. Colter
had been perfectly willing to assist in the
recount.
Woodfork's memory proved to be very
poor, and he was succeeded by S. Lee
Davis, whose recollection turned out to
be better.
Colter appeared not at all worried dur
ing the trial,- and smiled at his acquain
tances in the 1 crowd that filled the court
room.
Annual Meeting? Old Order German
Baptists At Union Bridge, Md., Via
the Baltimore * Olilo R. R. "
On Met •16 19," 20 and :22 the Baltimore
& Ohio railroad will sell excursion tickets
to Union; Bridge.'; Md., for the above oc
casion at rate of ■ one fare for the round
trio Tickets will .be . good for return
until June 24, 1899. One stop over will be
allowed '■ on : the - return :- Journey 'at any
poinT on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad. -
■ ■ Tickets " will also be on sale at - all sta
tions ]in -• the west and northwest. . :, y '-:-'
:" • For further Information ; call %onf or ad
dress r nearest B. & O. ticket agent, or B.
N. -Austin, 1 General Passenger, Agent, Chi
cago, lIL . ■ ■".-;;^':;;-;-\-.: :-"?^^
JAVA FAVORITE HERE
ST. PAUL BUYS MORE OF HER
COFFEE THAN DOEiS CUL
TURED BOSTON
SOME ERRORS CORRECTED
J. W. Cooper, of Grlggs, Cooper &
Co., Explains Some tut the Tech
nical Point* Involved In the Cof
fee Export Trade — Some South
American Tables Corrected—
_.J Capita Consumption in V. 8.,'.,;
In an interview yesterday J. W. Coop
er, of the firm of Griggs, Cooper & Co.,
called attention to several inaccuracies
which appeared in an interview credited
to him In which the business of import
ing coffee was the subject. He called at
tention to the fact that the Java, and not
the Mocha crop, is controlled by the
Dutch government. In speaking of the
Java and Mocha growths, he said:
"Java coffee is grown under the super
vision of the Dutch government, and is
sold at quarterly sales under the govern
ment's supervision. These sales take place
after the coffee to be marketed has re
mained in the hands of the government
time enough to become aged. Firms in
the United States importing coffees buy
through agents.
"The statement was made to me not
long ago by a broker who does a heavy
business in coffee, that St. Paul buys
more Java than the city of Boston. Java
coffee comes in "mats," while other
growths come In bags. Rio and Santoa
coffees are governed by a schedule or
standard made necessary by the inau
guration of a coffee exchange in New
York. The No. 7 grade forms the basis
from which all sales are made. Let me
call your attention to the fact that the
highest grades of these growths are num
bered one, and bring the highest price.
Inferior grades are numbered in order
decreasing to No. 7.
"Aside from the Mocha and Java cof
fees high grades used in this country are
grown in Central America, Mexico and
other tropical countries. Some of these
coffees approach in quality the Java
growth, but the latter is, of course, the
best. Mocha coffee comes from Aden,
Arabia, which is an Important coffee
market. The production is quite small,
not to exceed 4,000 tons annually. The
genuine article of Mocha can be bought
from all first-class coffee roasters, but
very little of It is used unless in com
bination with other brands. It is a strong
coffee, the berries being small and flat.
The pure Java is mild and of delicate
flavor. Very few, however, desire it un
less mixed with Mocha or some other
growth. Mocha is almost without excep
tion used to give body to other varieties,
a very large part of the yearly export
being mixed with Java. It gives strength
and body and adds to the drinking quali
ties. A few, however, insist on having:
the pure article.
"The world's product of coffee Is about
13,000,000 bags of 132 pounds each. The
United States uses a largt amount of the
yearly production, the consumption per
capita being between seven and eight
pounds."
HIS BURNS PROVED FATAL
LITTLE JAMES JOHNSON DIES
: FROM. THE INJURIES HE RE- . \
v \ : OEIVED MONDAY
His Burns Were Too Extensive anil
"■: the Shock; Proved Too Much, In
Spite of the Efforts to Alleviate
:. ■; Hl* Sufferings. r . ~;\ , ''-. .';: •;.".
James Johnson, the five-year-old boy
so badly burned while playing about a
bon fire Monday, died at the home of his
parents, 161 Goodrich avenue, yesterday
afternoon. The little fellow was burned
about the limbs and lower part of his
body. It was at first believed that ho
would recover, but the shock proved too
severe and, despite medical aid, he suo
cumbed.
Just how the boy's clothing caught fire
Is not known. He was playing about a
burning rubbish pile with two compan
ions when he suddenly cried out and
started to run toward his home, half a
block distant. The wind fanned the
flames and his clothing soon blazed about
him. Mrs. Hnag, a neighbor, saw the
child's danger and ran to his assistance.
With her apron she smothered the fire,
but the lad had been terribly burned be
fore his rescuers reached him. The fact
that the boy's face was not burned and
that he did not Inhale any of the flame
led to the hope that he might recover.
Dr. Sweeney attended the young sufferer,
but beyond relieving his agony his efforts
proved futile
The funeral will take place from the
residence at 9 a. m. Friday. Services will
be held at the Cathedral at 10 o'clock.
Will Not Send Delegates.
Plumbers' Union No. 84 decided last
night that they would not send any del
egates to the State Federation of Labor.
The state of trade was reported fair, and
four new members were initiated. There
are fourteen applications pending, which
will be acted upon next Tuesday evening.
VITAL STATISTICS.
.-: MARRIAGE LICENSES.
And. F. Anderson, Josephine K. Schuler.
Otto Schneppenmueller, Augusta Bauer.
George A. Pierce, Edith Nordeen.
BIRTHS.
Mrs. ; John' Frocton, 146 : Rondo, girl. ■
Mrs. G. U. Durand, 885 Martin, twin boys.
Mrs. W. M. Donaldson, 774 Jenks, boy.
Mrs. Nels Anderson, 596 Wells, boy.
Mrs. N. H. Welter, 1196 E 7th, boy.
Mrs. Alois Kronner, 451 W. Hatch, boy.
Mrs. John Swanstrom, 21 Acker, boy.
Mrs. '■■ Olof iJ. Hall, 217 Martin, boy.
Mrs. Mich. Leibl, Lafond, boy.
Mrs. Chas. ;E. Juleen, 1081 Bayless, boy.
Mrs. Abraham Aboud, 75 So. ■ Robert,-boy.
Mrs. H. Baker, 117 St. Anthony, boy.
DEATHS.
Fred F. Fields, 65 yrs., Soldiers' home.-
Joel T. Million, 40 yrs., 385 Lookout place.
-Irvine H. P. Cluson, 6 months, 595 York.
Eliz. S. Viall, 57 yrs., 844 Edmund.
Anna ,M. "Olson, -76 yrs., 912 Cortland.
Anna Rotallac, 79 yrs., 90 Wilkln.
Eliz. Irman, 59 yrs.,. 260 Iglehart.
Stephen Morwath, 6 yrs., 1161 Abel.
Stanley H. Watson, 61 yrs., 226 Arundel.
Patrick Lynch, 19 yrs., 907 Woodbrldge.
Fred Koehnke, 46 yrs., Starkey and Delos.
Marg. Currin, 7 days, 118 Pennsylvania.
Mrs. M. Llnehan, 78 yre., 782 Edmund.
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TO^OFFICERS^AND^ MEMBErT'oF
Union Star Lodge No. 151, A. O. U. W.
You are requested to meet at lodge hall,
: Thursday, May 11, at 9 a. m., to at
tend the funeral of Brother * Thomas
: Qulnn. By order George McLean, M. W.
• ._■■-
Dr. Lyon's
PERFECT [■}
Tooth Powder
AN EUCANt TOILET LUXURY,
i Used ;by people of refinement
[ $ss over a quarter of a century,
i tar&llk Headquarter* of the Northwe»t. Qlobe-6-10-'OO.
; WEDNESDAY'S PROGRAM AT THE GREAT
! W*! Store—Sixth and Robert Streets, St. Paul, Minn.
WELCOME R. N. A.
! Hosiery Attractions. Special Ribbon Sale.
!; Special price* for Wednesday. Fine Black Ribbons for ruffling-.
'! Radios' full regular imported Another wonderful chance to get
( Black Cotton Hose, high spliced *hese much-wanted favor- <ia
, heel, double sole and toe, /*r «c—No. •2, per piece of [}MC\
<| our 40c grade. Wednesday £j)(J 10yards tt/v
|l price **' ■- No. 5, per piece 45c
Ladies' handsome Ribbed Tan No< 7 per piece 60c
i Cotton Hose, new, pretty /^A- .. '■*... y ""•••••""• "w
; 1 styles, worth 45c Wednes- WjQ No- 9 ' per piece ••••• 75c
1 day price.......... No. 12, per piece 98c
\ Ladies' Black . or Tan Lisle No. 16, per piece .$1.05
:: lSl K"vir 39c '"«<""><>«■ *°°™>-s™.*>»
I pr'M .................. •?* R, N. 1., Attention!
Cadet and Cardinal, the swell , .
! colors in hosiery, all qualities and Sterling Silver (925-1,000 fine)
' prices-a fine line of cotton *£„ £ ouyenir. Spoons, .with new Stat*
I goods in these colors. /J)C Capitol in bowl, two hand- /JA
/ Wednesday price.. ........ *-t/V «>mc patterns. Special, $*}£
1 Old Furniture Re -upholstered.
1 '-_'-■■< ._ ■■■■•■ . ■ . . Mattresses re-made and made to order.
Correct Millinery. ;« - Care-Maw
I; It's the elegance of style and fUr "■'• HOW> : -' v,
'> worthiness of materials, combined The furrier's friends (moths) ar«
!' with lowest prices consistent, that busy. Time your furs were "cared
< makes Mannheiraer Millinery so in for> » not packed away in a box.
( | demand. For security and economy, try
I Correct styles in Sailors, all made Mannheimers' storage. Attend' to
1 by men's hatters, in rough a«d fine all kinds of fur repairs NOW for
i ZZUwVnr&Zr- *'-s<>> b«.r«u>.. and lows, price,
/ Corsets Satisfaction Guaranteed. Old Furniture Re-upholstered.
OUR ANNUAL HAY SALE OF EMBROIDERIES NOW ON.
"KNOWLEDGE IS FOLLY UNLESS PUT
TO USE." YOU KNOW
SAPOLfO?
THEN USE IT.
i^—i,^-.^ DEATHS.
JOHNSON—In St. Paul, Tuesday, May 9,
at . residence of _parents, 1611 Goodrich
: avenue, James Bernard, aged 6 . years,
only eon John B. and" Elizabeth John
son. Funeral from above residence, at
8:30 a. m., Friday, May 12. Services at
the Cathedral, 10 o'clock.
QtJINN—At West Superior, WJs., May 8,
1899, at 11:30 a. m., Thomas Qulnn, aged
§ years, beloved husband of Mary
ulnn. Funeral Thursday, the 11th
lnst., from the family residence, 642
Westminster street, at 10 a. m. Services
at Bt. Mary's church at 10:80 a. m.
Friends Invited. Prairie dv Chlen, 10.,
; Cleveland. O. papers please copy. ■;.
AMUSEMENTS.
METROPOLITAN Lessee and Manager.
?; ; COMEDY HIT OF THE SEASON. ;
.Mst!«ee Today. . , ' Ton ijjht Last Time.
-TTt**-'-'■■'■'';:- £ ■ °- \ "■'. : •^^■■■■i
-1 H© ' I'm not so slow; -
■»■- *— a ■ ' •- I'm French, you--:..' ■
Turtle.. - - no^ --^::'
DDinCCi Matinee—2sc. 60p, 75c and $1.00.
I niULO i Klght—26c, 500, 76c, $1 end $1.50
METROPOLITAN. 1 ,U:. a°ffi.
Sale of Seat* Now Open tor
OLGA METHERBOLE.
REPERTOIRE:
Thursday The9ecoit! Mrs. Tanqweray
Friday Camllle
Saturday Matinee The Profligate
Saturday Csrme*
Prices—Lower floor, $1.50; balcony, 75c
and $1.00; gallery 25c.
Friday afternoon, May 12, at 8 o'clock, fare
well appearance in America of
THE WORLD'S GREATEST PIANISTS.
MME. TERESA GARRENQ
Price»—soc, 750, $1.00. Gallery, 25c
Seats now on sale.
Next Sunday—Godfrey's British Guards
Band.
BASE BALL.
St. Paul us. Milwaukee
Bt Lexington Park.
Game* Begins at 3;30.
OLYMPIC THEATER.
Chas. Gardner. Chas. Ellsworth.
nsic Director. Stage Manager.
Only First- Vaudeville Show.
2nd Series Living Pictures.
Continuous Performance between 2 and 5 and
8 and 12. ADMISSION, 10c and 25c.
UNION LABEL. UNION LABEL.
JOHN E. BEJVIPSEY,
dob Pfiutef and Stationer.
Wedding Cards a Specialty.
Hello, 178-1-2. 344 Cedar Street
PRICES REASONABLE.
UNION LABEL. UNION LABEL.
A Dollar
Flower Bed
For Only 20c.
CUT THIS OUT and bring to our
store, and we will give >ou the following
collection of choice Flower seeds for 20
cents:
1 ok. Sweet Teas, Gold Medal, IJJ«
mixea....... .. Ijl
1 oz. Nasturtium, Imp. Tall, f\ (\ r
mixed/.... ZUt
1 packet Mignonette, C r
Sweet Jl
1 packet Petunia, German 1 Cr
Show, mixed Ijl
1 packet Aster, Royal, " ICr
mixed .. IJI
V 1 packet Pinks. Imperial, lA.'
mixed..;.r.. ivW
1 packet Phlox, C -
' mixed.'.......;...'............;^.;.... DC
i 1 packet Poppy, Ci*
mixed „ jt
E 1 packet Verbena, - r -
mixed -...■...*.:.. ...."........ 3t
1 packet Bachelor's r r
8utt0n.......: ..„ ,jC
L L. MAyTcO. MS.
TRADE
jj Often Way Service ii
j| Basiqess |;
I tele^ot?e|
$2.00
;| ttt Month.
ji flesideqce
I; Telep^o^e ji
$1.50
|; Per Month. ||
ij HofUjoJesteri) jj
i| Telephone ij
i; Excise Co. i;
f;"]i . Telephone the Contract ji
i] Department, No. 10, and i 1
], - a representative will call '!
,| and explain details. Ji
B"l 1A f I llilnn
Dr W Ji HIIRD /^H
91 E. 7th, St. Paul. £f
Patent system of ex*
years' successful /^P^^^^^^
Popular "I*^*
Price*. .~? •
ARTIST PHOTOGRAPHER
tO? BAST UXTHITHitXr,
... .'Upp Met. 6. er.< Hoais.
Kctouchlng for the trad*. Kodaks, Camar.if
»nd Chemical*, Dereloplag, flnlihlntr and ea
Urging. Lighting and Dark- Boom Instruction!
given free to tnoia dealing with ua. Tel. 107*
GRIGGS & GO.p
190-192 B. Third Bt, St. Pad. W
ROGERIEJ
supply Hotels, HestauranU, Boarding llous«i
and all - who buy la quantity. Call aJid *••
what can b« iav*d. -.
BUY THE GENUINE
SYRUP OF FIGS
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