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VOL. > XIII. ISO. 333.
Governor Lind Issues a Proclamation Relative
to the Late Senator
Funeral Will Take Place Saturday Morning
—Distinguished Pallbearers arc
In recognition of the dealh of Senator
Davis, Gov. Lind yesterday paid a tribute
to his memory by issuing a proclamation
to the people of the state of Minnesota
announcing- the sad event, and calling
upon the citizens to refrain from their
ordinary labors between the hours cf
10 a. m. and 2 p. m. Saturday, as a trib
ute to the honored dead. The proclama
tion reads as follows.
"A citizen whose genial character
and comprehensive humanity have made
him beloved by all, whose learning and
culture have been an Inspiration to our
young men. anel whose services in public
life have endeared him to the people of
our state and nation, has passed away.
"Cushman K. Davis, senator of the
United States from the state of Min
nesota, died at his home in this c'ty
on Nov. 27, 1900. His remains will lie
in state in the governor's room at the
oapitol between the hours of 10 o'clock
a. m. and 3 o'clock p. m. on Friday,
Nov. 3vV The funeral will be held on the
day following.
"In honor of his distinguished services
to state and nation, and as an expression
of our grief, 1 earnestly call upon the
pecple of the state to appropriately pay
tribute to his memory on that day and
to refrain from the transaction of all
public business between the hours of 10
o'clock a. m. and 2 o'clock p. m. on Sat
urday, Dec. 1, 1900."
All day yesterday the- residence of the
deceased statesman was surrounded with
a vale of sadness incident only upon
such sorrowful events as death itself
can invite. The air of deep solemnity
was rendered even more character
istic by the fragrance of flowers which
profusely beset the front rooms. The
saddened home was quiet within and
without, and there was not that stream
of anxious and sympathetic friends that
had flowed into it for the past several
weeks eager to catch the first news of
a possible change for the better in the
condition of Senator Davis. . The circle
of stricken relatives, with an intimate
friend or two, were all that occupied
the lonely abode.
The lifeless form of the favorite son of
his state, the pride of a proud republic,
all that was mortal of the once bril
liant statesman, jurist and patriot, Cush
man K. Davis, occupied the chamber of
death uj> stairs. Beside this silent fig
ure all day and throughout the greater
part of lasi night remained the faithful
and devoted wife, whose heart was laden
almost beyond endurance with a grief
it had never before known. Alone with
il slumberer, Mrs. Davis, who
had been the constant companion of her
.stricken husband during all his illness,
Btayed. During the hours of her keen
est .sorrow, all hesitating to trespass
upon the sacredness of hr own personal
left her alone In that stilled cham
, ntering at intervals when she
d lli-Mr assistance or something else
required it
Although deeply suffering from her
severe trial Mr?:. Davis is showing phe
nomenal fortitude. She takes the most
active interest in hearing the telegrams
read that come in floods from promi
nent sources all over the world. Ev< ry
Eje Is tak< a Into the room where
she is and read to her. She comments
upon nearly every telegram as she hears
it read and then listens to the name of
the friend from whom it came. The
aged parents of the deceased statesman
have borne up remarkably for persons
of their advanced age.
Among ihe lew callers at the home yes
terday was Gov. John Lind, whose long
. r close attachn .:<•. \<> the senator
make 3 the death one <>:" keen sorrow to
him. Gov. Lind stated at the home
that the people of the stair desired to
honor the man in his death whom they
honored while active in lite, and to that
end he requested that the remains be
aliowed to rest in the governor'? ro -m
at the state house during a few hoii.s
tomorrow. The request was granted.
r Healcy, who lias been private
secretary to the senator for a numb r
of years, has had affairs in charge at
the house since Thursday morning a?id
met all callers and received all telegrams.
Mr. Healey has a personal acquaintance
with a very large number of the authors
•jf these me condolence! He has
t"-i»ulated every message received.
During the day and up to late last
night ihe teiegram.; poured in from vari
ous parts of the country. The rcefsa.^e
from President McKinley the receipt sf
which was mentioned in the Globe yes
terday, read .;.: follows:
"I beg you will receive the hearty sym
pathy of Mrs. McKinloy and myself in
jour gicat sorrow. In the d^i'.h of Sen
ator Davis the nation iosorr cue of its
■ statesmen, a tireless ■■ udeht or"
public affairs, whose discussion of great
'us was characterized by h;
sss and profound learning. ri.e
whole people mourn with you.''
From Cleveland came the following
f.nm Senator M. A. Hanna
'l am deeply grieved to h^ar of Hie
death of Senator Davis, and desire to
exten Imy sincere sympathy to you s I;'
c.nd all who mourn his lo;s, which will
be feit the country over."
Hon. M. S. Quay telegraphs from Pitts

"You have my heartfelt sympathy In
your .sore bereavement."
Secretary of S'.ate Hay:
"My wife joins me in. expressions of
heartfelt sympathy and sorrow. Thi;
country has lost one of its ablest and
most devoted statesmen.''
W. R. Day, of Canton. O.:
"Mrs. Day joins me inexteniing deen
e?t sympathy in your bereavement We
mourn the departure of a dear v i nd;
the public loss is beyond repair."
Yon Holleben, German ambassador a f
Washington, D. C:
"Receive, please, tho expression of my
most hearty sympathy on account of
the great loss you sustained and with the
whole country by the death of Senator
Davis. I feel deeply the loss of an inti
mate friend."
Baron Fava, Italian ambassador, at
New York:
"With all your friends ana countrymen,
I deeply share your great sorrow.""
Senator T. H. Platt, at Washington:
"Accept most heartfelt sympathy from
Mrs. Platt and myself."
Rev. T. De Witt Talmage, of Wash
ington, D. C.:
"We mourn with you and are praying
that yem may be comforted."
R. R. Hitt, of Washington, D. C:
"I deeply sympathize in your af
fliction ;>nd deplore the great loss to the
country in the death of Senator Davis "
George Gray, of Wilmington, Del.:
"Accept sincere sympathy of Mrs
Gray and myself in ye>ur great loss by
the death of your dig'jrguished hus
J. K. Taylor, of Washington, D. C.:
"Mr?. Taylor and myself send our deep-,
est sympathy in your great loss."
M. O. Agnew, of Washington, D. C:
"Please accept our loving sympathy in
tills dark hour."
Add Braddock, of Washington, D. C:
"Love and sympathy."
J. K. Fitzgibbon, of Elmira, N. V.:
"Accept my sincere and heartfelt sym
pathy in your great bereavement.''
Ida M. Dent, Chicago:
"Family join In love any sympathy."
C. Schwartz, of Washington, D. C :
"My sincere sympathy in your great
Margaret C. Cameron, Fairmount Sem
inary, Washington, D. C::
"Having passed through the valley of
the shadow of death, accept my sincere
sympathy in sorrow as in sunshine."
Charles N. Herried, governor-elecr. of
South Dakota, who is in Chicago:
"Accept my profound sympathy. South
Dakota, with our sister state, mourns
the loss of a noble citizen and great
Ex-Comptroller James H. Eckles, of
New York:
"Permit me to tender my expressions
oi sympathy. The whole country morunjf
the cteath of a great statesman.'
Richard and Anna Savage, New York:
"Darling friend, God help you in your
sorrow, which the whole country
Francis Raymond Stark, secretary of
peace commission, of New York:
"Dear Mrs. Davis, accept my heartfelt
sympathy. It is a great loss to you and
to the country."
Senator S. D. McEnery, of New Or
leans, La.:
"I sincerely sympathize with you !n
the sad affliction of the loss of your dis
tinguished husband. The nation mourns
with you In the loss of its greatest
J. C. Pritchard, of Chicago:
"Accept my sincere sympathy in this
your hour of grief and distress in the
death of your husband. The nation is
deprived of one of its greatest states
Among the long list of telegrams re
ceived last night were some of peculiar
interest. One of an especially touching
nature came from the surviving members
of Senator Davis' old regiment, with
which he enlisted to fight the War of the
Rebellion. It was sent to Mrs. Davis,
and reads as follows:
"Each member of Society of the Twen
ty-eighth Regiment of Wisconsin Volun
teer Infantry mourns and sympathizes
with you over the loss of our old com
rade and dear friend, Cush Davis."
—"S. R. Belle, Secretary."
The message came from Milwaukee,
where the headquarters of the society
are located. It was sent out from Wau
kesha, however.
Congressman Loren P'letcher, Washing- j
ton, I). C:
"My family joins in sincere sympathy
with your great distress. Our state and !
nation all mourn the loss of one of our
most illustrious statesmen.
Another message of special interest |
was that from the Old Time Telegraph- |
ers' association, which met here last
September and was honored by the pres- '
ence of Senatoi Davis, who was once !
an operator at the keys. The message
"The Old Time Telegraphers' ♦associa
tion, ot which your bu&band was a mem
ber, and the telegraph fraternity in g< n
eial, express their sincere condolence in I
your great bereavement Mr. Davis waa
much beluved by the memories of those ;
who attended the reunion in St. Paul '
last September, in their association with I
your distinguished husband. In common i
with all ot cur countrymen, we grieve l
with you.
—"John Brandt, Secretary,
"New ¥ork."
Senator John C. Spooner, Wisconsin:
"With ail my heat I sympathise with
you in your great sorrow. His death is
a national calamity. To me personally it
is the Loss of one el my oldest and best
friends. Will be at the obsequies."
Ivx-Gov. Hubbard, of Red Wing:
'My grief for the loss, of a life-lone !
friend, mingles with that ieit ■ v - - L "■ !
ni< mories at the death bed of S nator
uavis. My deep sympathy is youri in ;
tin;; overwhelming sorrow '
Senator Quarks, Wisconsin:
' 'lhe nation mourns with you. My svm
patny goes oui to you in your bereave
Capt. Marcus A. Carr, -an old-time
trend, of New York:
"Accept my heartfelt condolence and
sympathy in your grievous loss."
David J. Hill, first assistant secretary
of state:
'"lhe senator's death fills us with deep
est grief. The nation mourns a givat
statesman, but a noble friend also. 1'
Gen. Joe Wheeler, New YorK:
"Please accept my deepest sympathy.
Senator Davis deaili is a national ca
lamity. Few nun so profound and learn
ed. Millions mourn wiih you."
Other telegrams were received from
Senator Davis' colleagues in the highest
, lawmaking body* of which he was the
! distinguished 1 ider. Among them were- j
. Senators Wellington, of Ma;viand; ;
El&nsbrough, of North Dakota; Thurs- ■
ton, of Nebraska; Hale, of Maine; Dawaa i
Massachusetts; Proctor, of Vermont;*
rose, of Pennsylvania.
■ s of sympathy also came to c '
; O. Severance for Mrs. Davis and to M>j
Davis from tne following: \V Nelson
Cromwell, of New York; W J Curtis of '
New York; M. S. Gunn, of Helena; Hi; h
ard Saxe Jones, of Seattle; J H Chand- >
ler, of Chicago; John M. Egan of I
Georgiaj Frank H. Platt, of New JTork.
Joseph B. Cotton, of Duluth, to CO
■ ranee:
"Please conv< y to Ser.atnr Davis' family j
our profound sorrow and most sincere '
sympathy. The nation has lost a trie, j
conscientious and far seeing statesman, i
and xhe state its greatest citizen."
Ali Perroh, minister from Turkey:
"Permit me to express my deepest sor
row and sympathy with your great Irss
and please aicept on this cruel occasion
■■ my highest respect and consideration."
Albert Shaw, editor of the Review of
Reviews, who was a close personal
friends of the senator's, wired as follows
to C. O. Severance, Mr. Davis" lato lav/
■ partner:
"PI are convey to the family and .ri nds I
| my sympathy and deep sense of ioss in I
I ihe- death of Senator Davis. Not only '
! dots his death bring bereavement to those
j who were near him- personally bin it
deprives the country of a statesman
whose place just now cannot be filled "
The ladies of Acker post. W. R C 'pt
j Paul:
j "Dear Madam: The sad intelligence of
the death of your gifted husband the
American patriot, statesman, scholar ju
rist, gentleman, Cushman K. Davis, 13
received with profoundest regrets, and
we, the officers and members of Acker
W. R. C. No. 7. Department of Minne
sota, wish to express to you our sincere
sympathy in this great hour of trial
and may you draw very near to Him'
who said: "1 will not leave you com
fortless—lo lam with thee even unto the
end. Sincerely in F. C. and L.
—"Alice Y. Bordwell, President,
—"Mary E. Beecher, Secretary "
Stanford Newell, minister to The
"Sympathize with you deeply. A great
Continued on Third i'ase.
Foreign Relations Committee of the
Senate Was Appointed, bnt Xot
All SUcmbcrs Could
Be Present. - .
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25.-It was the
expressed wish of Senator Frye, presi
dent pro tern of the senate, that* the com
mittee to attend the funeral of Senator
Davis should be composed of ihe com
mittee on foreign relations of which Sen.
ator Davis was chairman, and its mem
toers were appointed and notified ac
cordingly. But for various reasons sick
ness and otherwise, it was found that
only a few members of the committee
were able to attend and other senators
were substituted. The committee now
consists of Senators Nelson, Cullom
Clark, of Wyo.; Bacon, Hansbrough'
Spooner, Pettigrew, Carter and Foster
The two committees of the house and
senate, in charge of the sergeant-at-arms
of the senate, will leave at 8:30 o'clock
tomorrow afternoon arriving at St. Paul
Saturday morning at 7 o'clock. The
funeral occurs at 11 o'clock. The com
mittees will leave St. Paul at 8:15 Satur
day evening and arrive in Washington
at 1 o'clock Monday.
Speaker Henderson, of the house ot
representatives, today appointed the
members of the committee to attend, on
the part of the house, the funeral of'the
late Senator Davis, of Minnesota. The
committee includes the entire Minnesota
delegation, with Mr. Tawney as chair
man; Mr. Cannon, of Illinois; Mr. Grcs
venor, of Ohio; Mr. Moody, of Massa
chusetts; Mr. Jenkins, of Wisconsin; Mr.
W. A. Smith, of Michigan; Mr. Richard
son, of Tennessee; Mr. Bailey, of Texas;
Mr. Clark, of Missouri; Mr. Burke, of
Texas; Mr. Underwood, of Alabama..
Owing to toe near approach of the
convening of congress, many prominent
senators cannot attend the funeral of
Senator Davis. The members of the
ways and means committee will meet on |
Saturday, probably to act on the war
revenue reduction measure, so they can
not attend. Mr. Tawney, of Minnesota,
though one of the committee to attend
the funeral, may bo unable to go to St.
Paul as he is a member of the committee
framing the war revenue act amend
ments. There is one vacancy and Gen.
Gcosvenor is absent, so upon party lines
the committee would be a tie if Mr.
Tawney should be away, unless a pair
could be arranged with one of the mi
Tne seat formerly occupied by Senator
! Davis will be taken by Senator Hanna
I hereafter, he having applied for it some
| time ago when Senator Davis sought a
seat not yet vacant.
To director of the census, Merriam,
] who was one of the president's callers
i today, the president spoke feelingly of
I the death of Senator Davis ami the gre.it
; loss which the ;;en;;te and the country
' had sustained. Director Merriam 'nas
| not yet decided whether he will become
nuiklate for the vacancy created by
Senator Davis' death?
Consul General Mason at Berlin, has
' submitted his annual report for 1900 to
the stale department. In which he com
i bines a comprehensive review of com
! mercial and industrial conditions in Ger
| many during the past year," with an
j earnest injunction for an amicable ad
justment of the many vexed questions of
trade and mutual resentment existing
between the empire and the United
Mr. Mason says that a notable Increase
in the imports of American corn and
oats has inspired great uneasiness among
certain German economists of Agrarian
tendencies who hold that in respect to
food product?, forage grains and ocr
! tain other materials Germany is becom-
I ing altogether too dependent upon the
i United States. Tie points out that in tne
| reciprocal trade between the United
I States and Germany for the past decade
a balance of over $200,000,000 rests with
the republic against the empire.
''Germany," he says, ' is^ still poor in
accumulated wealth in comparison with
France and England. Writers in other
countries have painted the situation in
Germany in ronuber colors and have pre
dicted a stormy sea a'heael for certain
German industries in the shape of the
increased cost of fuel and the over
shadowing competition of the United
States. While these general aspects of
the situation are fully recognized in
Germany there is no outward symptom
of trepidation or panic and business men
of all classes face the future with appar
cut confidence."
The condition of German agriculture is
I said to be still unsatisfactory. The most
1 Important agricultural product, in a
j commercial sense, beet sugar bus suf
-1 fered on the whole, although its ex
rportation to the United States has in
! ( reased of late.
Consul General Mason pays:
"The time is ripe for a calm, deliberate
, and scientific revision of the present
j obsolete and imperfect treaties between
! the United States and Germany."
Secretary Long said today that no
i change is contemplated in the command
j of the Asiatic station and that the de
; tail of Rear Admiral Frederick Rodgers
j to duty on that station vas merely for
the purpose, of giving Rear Admiral
Remey, tne commandant of the station,
mi eh needed assistance. Owing" to the
! large size of the Asiatic squadron and
the important duties devolving upon it
at present in consequence of the troubles
in China and the Philippines, it has been
thought expedient to divide the re
sponsibilities of the navy in that quar
ter among t'nree admirals, inc-tead of
between two, as at present. Rear A4
--| miral Remey as tt\e senior officer, will
continue in supreme command of trie
naval offices and will act in the eh .:
aeter of general manager of the opera
tions of the fleet which will be divided
into two divisions, one operating in Chi
nese waters and the other in the Philip
liine archipelago. Admiral Rodgers un
doubtedly will be placed in command or
the China fleet.
While the postomce department has
not made announcement of policy to
govern changes of fourth-class post
masters during the next four years it
can be stated that the department pre
fers that there be no more
changes than the interests of
the service require and that
especially In the Southern states fourtn
class postmasters will continue to
serve during the next four years
of the administration until there
is some good cause for mak
ing a change. It is understood that no
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fixed policy will be adopted to govern
the changes among' presidential post
Officials of the war department detiy
positively that Commissary General
Eagan, now under suspension from tha
army, has been reinstated. It is further
f-aid that Gen. Eagan has filed no formal
application to have his sentence set
as^de. It is understood that Gen. Eagar
rr.ig-ht be reinstated at any time upon
condition that he would accept imme
diate retirement, but he has shown no
disposition to accede to such an arrange
The funeral of the late George W.
Wilson, commissioner of internal rev
enue, was held at the Riggs house here
today. The services were attended* by
Columbia Commandery No. 2, K. T., a
delegation of Templars afterward es
corting the remains to the Pennsylvania
depot. The funeral party started at 3
p. m. for Hamilton, 0,, where i'ne inter
ment will take place.
Frje Prefers to Remnin at Head of
Commerce Committee.
LEWISTON, Me.. Nov. 28.—Senator W.
P. Frye started for Washington today
with Ivirs. Frye. The senato • Siiid that he
hoped to see the shipping bill enacted
this winter, but was net oblivious of the
fact that the opposition might pursue
parliamentary tactics to oppose final ac
He said that he had no doubt that the
■shipping- bill would pass a little later,
even if defeated at this session.
The senator expressed the opinion that
Maine would not lose a congressman un
der the new apportionment.
When asked about "the chairman of the
foreign affairs committee, made vacant
by the death of Senator Davis, Senator
Frye said:
"It is true that the chairman-ship of
the foreign affairs ommittee would nat
urally fall to me, but I think the com
merce committee, a<; whose head I am,
is of more importance just now, and that
I can best serve the country and its
great commercial interests by continuing
in my present position. The interests of
New England in this matter are gnat."
Asked what his views were of the pres
ent issue with Turkey, the senator de
clared that if strenuous measures were
necessary, there would be nothing to
prevent-the war vessels of the United
States from making a trip up the Dar
danelles, as the United States is not par
ty to the European concert to guard the
Mediterranean gateway of Constatinople.
. -<3»- —I ——
Formally Announced in Alabama
. Joint Liegrislntive Session.
MONTGOMERY, ; Ala., Nov. Jo'ira
T. Morgan will again represent the state
of Alabama in the United States senate.
The state legislature yesterday in sepa-
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.Alabama Legislature by Unanimous Vote
Has Re-elected Him as United States
rate houses voted for senator and Mr.
Morgan received every vote cast. The
result was formally.: announced in joint,
session today. . ';.
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MANILA, Nov. 2S.— Philippine commis
sion has passed a bilt requiring banks to
accept deposits whether in Mexican:" or
local currency, anil' to honor checks in
the currency in 1 which the; deposits
against which they i are drawn . were
A liquor license' 1 laV for Manila has
been prepared which will debar saloons
on the Escolta and:-some other streets
from obtaining' licenses'for the. same lo
cations after the existing licenses expire.
The commissioners! and the : provost
marshal, intend • to relieve the Escolta
from the congested: condition, largely due
to the presence of so many saloons. Un
der the law the license fee • will be $300.
gold, and the term sjx months. .^ : :
| Next Saturday". \ the \ commission will
mail to Secretary a report covering
the first three months work, the. situation
generally, the work iaccpmplished- and
embodying suggestioils generally.
, All the military on duty.will be re
lieved for tomorrow, 'Thanksgiving day,
with the exception of necessary guardi
on field duty.
Weather Forecast for St. Paul:
Cloudy; Warmer.
—At the Stricken Home.
Ofilelnl "Washington Monrns.
St. Paul Charity Dull.
Z-Thanksgiring in St. Paul.
Two Clever Thieves.
Minneapolis Matters."
3Xews of Northwest.
Julias Schiunlii's Start.
Boers Still Active.
4—Esliloriiil Page.
s—'Sporting Xews,
Football Games Today.
Change in China.
Judge Hine's Unique Decision.
CNews'• of the Railvonil.s.
Pacific Mail's- Ch:mge.
In the Local Courts.
Popular Wants.
Markets of the World.
CUeaga Dec. Wheat, 7O I-Sc.
Bar Silver, G4 I-4e.
Stocks Dull.
S— In Local Labor Field.
Chicago's-Great Sliow.
For Minnesota and Wisconsin—Partly
cloudy and warmer Thursday; Friday
fair; winds becoming fresh southerly. .
" For lowa —Fair; warmer . Thursday;
Friday fair; warmer, in extreme eastern
portion;: v/est to south winds.
, For North ' Dakota—Fair, '" warmer
Thursday; Friday fair; west to south
winds.' ■
For South Dakota—Fair Thursday and
Friday; south to west winds.
For Montana—Fair Thursday and Fri
day; winds mostly southwesterly.'
Yesterday's observations, taken by the
I United States weather bureau, St. Paul,
[ P. F. Lyons, observer, for the twenty
four hours' ended at 7 o'clock last night.
— Baromefer corrected for temperature
j and elevation.
I Highest temperature 26
I Lowest temperature 23
i Average temperature 24
Daily range 3
Barometer 30.22
Humidity 90
Precipitation 0
7 p. m. temperature 24
7 p. m. weather, cloudy, wind, northwest.
Danger Gauge Change in
Station. Line. Reading. 24 Hou-s.
St. Paul 14 2.1 *0.3
La Crosse 10 3.8 0.0
Davenport 15 4.G —0 2
St. Louis 30 11.7 —0.1
*Rise. —Fall.
*Sp.m.High! *Bplrrhiih
Battleford. .M 40 Cheyenne ....^3 44
Bismarck ....-0 26 Chicago 28 30
Calgary 38 <t> Cincinnati ...48 60
Duluth 24 21 Cleveland ....42 48
Edmonton 48 50 Dubuque 28 30
Havre 10 46 Jacksonville .58 68
Helena 32 36 Marquette ...32 31
Huron 38 &'Montreal 12 IS
Medicine Hat.44 44 Nashville ....S(J (10
Minnedosa ...16 30 New York ..40 44
Pr. Albert ...28 3f> Philadelphia .42 46
Qu'Appelle ...26 £0 Pittsburg ....44 50
IS. Current ...34 42 San Francisco 34 58
I Williston 28 34 St. Louis ....?A 46
i Winnipeg 20 22 Salt Lake ....40 44
Buffalo 42 44 S. Ste Marie. .34 34
•Washington time (7 p. m. St. Paul).
NEW YORK—Sailed: Oceanic. Liver
pool; Aller, Genoa; Kensington, Ant
QUEENSTOWN — Arrived: Majestic,
New York for Liverpool.
SOUTHAMPTON—Arrived: Trave, New
York for Bremen; New York, New
York. Sailed: Lahn, New York.
NAPLES—Arrived: Fuerst Bismarck,
New York fer Genoa.
PLYMOUTH—SaiIed: Graf Waldersee,
New York.
ROTTERDAM—Arrived: Maasdam, New
LIVERPOOL—Arrived: Curie, New
York; Michigan, Boston.
GLASGOW—Arrived: Sarmatian, Mon
BREMEN—Arrived: Prinz Regent Lult
p'old, New York.
Rlefextrd Novak Convicted of Killing
si Pluyinate in Chiettso.
CHICAGO, Nov. 28.—Richard Novak,
fourteen years of age, was found guilty
of murder by a jury in Judge Tuiey's
court today. Novak stabbed and killed
his companion, Albert Olson during a
quarrel Sept. 17. On account of the boy's
age. the prosecution made no suggestion
to the jury as to the verdict, and Novak
will be sent to the Pontiac reformatory
under the indetlminate act. Novak is
said to be tiic youngest person ever con
victed of murder in Cook county.
Reduced Rates Announced by West-
em Passenger .'Assneintion.
CHICAGO, Nov. 28.—The Western Pas
senger association has added another
selling date, making four, Nov. SO, Dec.
1, 2 and 3, for reduced rate tickets to
Chicago on account of the International
Live Stock exposition.
Fifty carloads of pure bred stock for
the exposition have already arrived, in
cluding some consignments from Quebec.
Telegrams were received today, announc
ing the Brazilian and Nicaraguan dele
gates will arrive Saturday.
unnlill I dRLL n DRiLUniii ouuulou
Masonic Hall was Crowded with Merry Dancers
in Gala Attire
Decorations, Costumes, Music and Arrange
ments Were All Pronounced
Another charity ball has become a part
of St. Paul's social history. Once more
these women who comprise the board of
managers of St. Luke's hospital have
proven their skill as entertainers and
another triumph has been added to the
many that have made their names fa
mous as hostesses. No other ball has
eyer been given in St. Paul that sur
passed last night's party at Masonic hall
in niceness of detail, in artistic finish,
in absolute comfort provided for the
guests. No other ball has been honored
by more gorgeous gowns, by a braver
display ©t flowers and jewels. It waa
not a crowded hall and for this reason
all the more pleasing was it as a social
function. But while it was never in any
sense a crush the big ball room was well
peopled with the dancers ajid there were
always enough people on the floor to
form an alluring- picture of harmonius
colors. The boxes were nearly all filled
and every seat in the balcony was taken,
many of the older people preferring to
watch the brilliant panorama of light and
color from above rather than mingle,
join in the most fatiguing amusement
with the dancers on the floor below.
The number of society buds present "it
the hall last evening was particularly
noticeable and the gayety which youth
always lends to the dance was a marked
feature of last night's ball. Many gue^is
from out of town were also present,
either as dancers or onlookers.
That keynote of simplicity which has
always marked the decorations of past
charity bails was not departed from last
evening, and the dark green foliage of
palms and trailing vines was the best
possible foil for the gay colored frocks.
.One superb note of color was obtained
by the use of a huge American flag
draped above the stage. The red, whitg
and blue stripes were the only colors
evident in the decorations of the hall.
The stage, by means of rugs, comfortable
divans and palms was a delightful rent
ing room for the dancers and animated
groups of men and v>omen that gathered
there during the evening made it as in
teresting in its way as the ball room.
Near the stage, Danz' orchestra was sta
tioned, the musicians being screened irom
view by palms.
Rather earlier than is customary the
guests last night began*to arrive. At
i> the receiving women formed in line at
the head of the ball room for the recep
tion of their guests. Those receiving
Mrs. J. B. Hoxsie. Mrs. J. L. Fore
paugh, Mrs. James J. Hill, Mrs. D. R.
Noyes, Mrs. N. P. Langford Jr.. Mrs.
George B. Young, Mrs. C. M. Flandrau,
Mrs' J. H. Skinner. Mrs. Charles W.
Gordon and Mis. Webster Wheeloek.
Shortly after" 9 o'clock Danz' orches ra
played an opening march that was fol
lowed by a programme of waltzes, two
steps, with an occasional quadrille, which
continued until the smaller hours 01" the
The following men were ushers:
Mr. John 1. H. Field, Mr. A. H. Stem,
' Mr. Homer Clark, Mr. C. W. Halbert,
| Mr. C. M. Flandrau. Mr. .Taul L. Myers,
Mr. Henry Colin, Mr. Blair Flandrau,
Mr. A. W. Lindeke, Dr. H. P. RitrhL-,
Mr. B. N. Appleby. Mr. William F. Pe^t,
Mr. R. Warner. Dr. George E. Senkler.
The Hour was in charge of:
Mr. WinthroD S. G. Noyes, Mr. N. P.
Langford Jr., Mr. W. P. Trowbridge,
Mr. B. N. Saunders Jr., Mr. F. R. Blee
low. Mr. H. T. Halbert, Mr. G. R. Folds,
Mr. Sidney B. Dean. Mr. J. S. Da rymrle,
Mr. E.. B. Young, Mr. J. H. Kirby, Mr.
Mereditn Bend. Dr. J. T. Rogers, Lieut.
J. R. \Vad<-, Mr. R. M. Newport Jr.
After 11 o'clock the supper room
was thrown open. Six tables we:e ar
ranged in the long hall on the third floor.
Each table had its one particular color
scheme carried out In a bunch of gorge
ous chrysanthemums, iiaming carnations
or fragrant roses. The women of Christ
church, St. Paul's church and the Church
of St. John the Evangelist had charge of
the supper room. Those in direct charge
Mrs. Reuben Warner, Mrs. Denis Fol
lett, Mrs. Judson Wade Bishop, Mrs.
Mrs. Stanton, Mrs. Shipley and Mrs.
Macdonald and Miss Nelson.
Those occupying boxes last night were:
Mrs. James J. Hill and the Misses Hi 1,
Mr. and Mrs. John Hannaford, and Dr.
and Mrs. Abbott; Mr. and Mrs. Darius
Miller, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. C. Brooks and
iss Abbott; Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Foiey
anu Miss Foley; Mrs. J. D. Lawley and
Mr. and Turs. F. M. Douglass; Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Clark; Mr. and Mis. D. D.
The following were some of the gowns
worn by the women last evening:
Mrs. James J. Hill, black velvet ,?cwn,
with trimmings of point lace, pearls.
Mrs J. B. Hoxsie, cream brocade, gold
embroidery, white lace.
Mrs. Reuben Warner, black lace over
black silk, je>t trimmings, violets.
Mrs*. W. F. Peet, whiie tucked crop;'
dv chine over whit;? taffeta, pearls.
Mrs. George Squires, ivory satin, trim
med with wihte silk fringe and white
Mis. Otis Skinner, whits satin, pearl-,
c» rs£ge bouquet of violets.
Mrs. Tracy Lyons, white lace mnl 1,
witW trimmings of black velvet ribb,n,
Mrs. John I. 11. Field, white brocaded
Miss Katherine John?on, black satin,
with trimmings of black chiffon.
Misrf Saunclers, cream crepe dv chine,
lace and turquoise trimmings.
Mrs. Webster Wheelock, white satin,
with trimmings of shirred chiffon.
Miss Britten, white point d'esprit orer
white taffeta.
Mrs. Robert Herzog, sage green silk,
Miss Lilla Finch, black satin,with bjack
lace over dress, jet ornaments, scarlet
Mrs. Benepe, pink silk, black velvet.
Miss Finch, pale pink silk.
Miss Roxy McGregor, figured organdie
over- silk, with trimmings of white satin
ribbon and knots of black velvet.
Mrs. F. J. Haynes, black chiffon over
Mrs. J. D. Lawler, black satin, jet or
Miss Tarbox, white dotted Swiss over
pale pink silk.
Miss Lamprey, pale pink mull over taf
Mrs. George W. Kenyon, green em
broidered chiffon trimmed with lavender
velvet, pearls and violets.
Mrs. Samuel D. Sturgis, white er p?,
Miss Lambourn, blue silk, trimmed with
ducfaesse lace.
Mrs. Bass, black jetted lace over black
taffeta, trimmed with knots of blue vel
• Mrs. De Witt, of South Carolina, black
lace over white satin, jet bodice.
Mrs. Judson Wade Bishop, black lace
over black satin.
Mrs. William Ely Bramhall. white
Swiss over yellow satin, pearl orna
Mrs. Cary, amber satin.
Mrs. Gould, of Albany, N. V., yellow
satin trimmed with black velvet !ac«
Mrs. J. Strong, yellow brocade, duch*
esse lace.
Mrs. Timothy Foley, dark blue slHc
with clover knot?, lace.
Miss Foley, gray crepe.
Miss Bass, yellow silk, white lace
Mrs. Doolittle. Persian silk.
Miss Atlele Shiels, of Atlanta, Ga.,
black' satin and lace.
Mrs. J. E. Mooro, gray crepe. Jet.
Miss Bonnie Ransom, yellow mult over
yellow silk.
Mrs. Charles G. Ilartin, white satin
with lace trimmings, pearl ornaments,
Mrs. Rufus Jefferson, Persian silk stri
ped with silk, pearl trimmrni<s.
Mrs. F. W. Patterson, pomiiailonr mus
lin with trimmings of black applique.
Mrs. Emma Lyons, white lace over yel
low taffeta.
Mrs. 1-t. C. Smith, black lace over blu«
Mis. Forepqugh, blank satin with
trimmings >>i black chiffon.
Mrs. Bean, pink satin trimmed with
pink panne velvet.
Miss Mabel Horn, white satin trim
med with knots of burnt orange velvet
Mrs. J. W. Adams, pule blue br< d
satin with tuiquuise blue trimmings.
Mrs. Parks Ritchie, gown of liberty
lucine trimmed with mechlin la< c.
Mrs. James Bryant, red satin v.itn over
dress of black net, scarlet trimmings.
Miss dough, white dotted Swlf r
white satin, bodice trimmed with ;>in)&
rose buds.
Mrs. Spencer, pink and white Batin,
lace yoke, pink trimmings.
Mrs. Harry Hemminghouse, black net
over black satin, jet trimmings.
Miss SteVenson, blue fou'.ard, laca
trimmings. .
Miss Hull, white -satin,-white lace.
M>rs. E. Fitzpatrick; black satin.
Miss Lillian De Coster, white luck'edi
Swiss With lace and pink satin trim
, Mrs. Fred Bryant, black satin, chiffon,
Mrs. Markham, black lace over red
satin. .
Mirs. N. F. Langford, white Swi.-:; over
v.lnte taffeta, lace trimmings.
Miss Cary, white dotted . muslin over
while silk, trimmings of black lace in
sertion. . -" :. '.'-'.
Mrs. C. E. Secor, black lace, jet trim
mings, - pearls.
Mrs. William Dickson, gray crepe. •
Miss Mahan, white net over vtrhtte tat-:
in, violets.
Mrs. I.ufkins, Persian silk, white l»c«.
Miss Lucy Sanborn, white point
d'esprit over white satin, pear] orna
ments. ■;,
Mrs. Dunning, black satin with jet <■!*
Mrs. C. E. Riggs, sea foam gr< en silk,
with trimmings of green brocade.
Mrs. S. M. Hayes, black silk. ).!a
Mrs. Rudilnh Wexvrbaeuser, j?own cf
pink silk, with black velvet trimmings.
Mrs. Schulz. white satin under*
with overdress covered with black net
Miss Josephine Kalman, whit* lai
white satin.
Miss Cecile Kalman, pale blue
white lace.
Miss Wanzer, white Swiss, white
Mi.-; Pope, white mousseline
Mi i. Richard Billings, white
duenesse lace.
Mrs. A. L. Sibley, Nile green -i.k. coraJ
Mrs. D. S. Sperry, figured grenadine,
with black velvet trimmings.
Mis. Bigelow, black lace over black si k.
Miss l.iila Clark, Nile green siik. with
chiffon trimmings.
Mrs. Charles Clarke, black velvet, trim
med with point '
Mrs. Rudolph Schiffmann, ii;
over black satin.
Mrs. .Krayehbuhl, green silk, with trim
mings "of green panne velvet.
Miss Teresa Lyons, while organdie, pink
Miss Mollie McCormlek, whfte dotted
Swiss over white silk, white satin rib
Mrs. Denis Follett, pale pink brocade.
Miss Hoeborn. rose silk.
Miss Nelson, white organdie, rfuiets.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Ij. C mtoul ih
'Among those present last <■■■
were: Mr. and Mrs. L. C Brooks,
Mr. and Mrs. William Ely Bram
hall, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Bige'ow, Mr.
and Mrs. E. C. Bean. Mr. and Mrs.
Rudolph Schiffmann, Mr. anl Mrs.
George C. Syuires, Mr. and Mrs. Webster
Wheeloek, Mr. and Mis. Timothy Foley,
Mr. and Mrs. George 11. Kcnyon, Mr.
and Mrs. H. L. Black, Mr. and Mrs.
Dodds, Mr. ami Mrs. Franklyn Ploete,
Mr. and Mis. Darius Miller, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Heniminghouse, Mr. and Mrs. K.
N. Saunders, Mr. and Mrs. John I. H.
Field, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Hannaford,
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Skinner. M . and Mrs,
Reuben Warn r Jr.. Mr. and Mrs. Cnarlira
Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. Charle CHa-rke,
Mr. and Mrs. Krayenbuhl, Mr. and Mrs.
Denis Follett, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Ci^^s,
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Hayes. Mr. and Mr 3.
D. S. Sperry, Mr. and Mrs. T. I. McCor
mock, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. 9:b!ey, Mr. a d
Mrs. Richard Billings, Mr. and Mrs.
Rudolph vVeyerhaeuser, Mr. and Mrs.
Lufklns, Mr. atul Mrs. Juds •■■•! >V ra,:e
Bishop. Mr. and Mrs. !•'. W. Patl
Mrs. Emma Lyons, Mr. and M:s. Rufua
3OD, N. P. Langi'ord Jr.. Mi I
Mrs. Seeor, s'.v. and Mrs. J. W. /
Mr. ;i:ui Mrs BVed Bryantj Mr
William Dickson Mrs. Samuel D. Ssurgls,
d Mrs. C. 1.. Sjieneer. Mr and Mrs.
John Farrington, Mr. and Mrs. G. R.
Pinch. Mr. and Mrs. McKay, ;[■■.■
Hill, Finch, LCalznan, Sanborn, R.<
Tarbox, J6hnson, McGregor, Ward, Clark,
Lyons, MeCormock, Stevenson, Ho
Bromley, McMasters, Juiia McMasters,
Nannie Bowlin, Gertrude S'n< Soud,
Folcy, Lillian DeCoster; Me si - Min
throp S. G. Noyes, J. T. Rojrers. \V. P.
Trowbfldge. Sidney B. Dean. F. R. Bige
low, E. N. Satmders Jr.. J. S. Dar-ymple,
11. T. Halbe-t. J. H. Kirby. R. M. New
port Jr., K. B. Young, Meredith
G. R. Folds, Louis T. Jamme.
Farmers to He Snpiillt'il S«-e«l Front
Southeastern Eotope.
TOPEKA, Kan.. Nov. 28.—The State
lation of Millers and Grain Dealers
has undertaken to supply the farmers <>f
Kansas with a new stock of cc >1 wheat.
They will send to Turkey for a cargo
of Russian-Turkey wheat, which they
will deliver to their Kans&fl patrons at
not to exceed $2.25 a bushel, delivered
not lat£>r than Sept. 1, 1901. The price
to be paid will be the actual cost of
the wheat.
Effort to . Save Strnnded Bark , onl
V.'aKhiiiK'toit loa.tt.
SOUTH BEND. Wash., Nov. ?$. -The
stranded bark Poltallcch during the night
drifted farther in Phore and is now on
the main beach, but resting easily in a
basin formed between two sandbars.
Capt. Young has wired to Astoria for
300 fathoms-- of wire cable and another
tug and he has some hopes of yet pull
ing her off. She will have to be pulled
into the bay a distance of half a mile
as she now lies.

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