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DO YOU READ St. Paufoiobe St. raul Globe EVERY DAY? SPECIAL FASHION CUTS HINTS FOR THE HOME A Woman's Page That Is Famous CITY.. NEWS Fc- steve repairs of all kinds, Tel. 1401. Am. Stove Rep. Works. The Ramsey County Colored Demo cratic club will meet tomorrow evening 6.t 40 East Third street. The next regular meeting of the state board of electricity will be held In room 16, state capltol building, Friday after noon hJI 3 o'clock. The secretary of the Society for the Re lief of the Poor reports urgent need of a double and single mattress, some bed ding and an overcoat for a nine-year-old boy. Rev. John "Wright, of St. Paul's church, will deliver a lecture on the "Passion Play of V.M" at Park Congregational church tomorrow night The lecture will be Illustrated. Bids will be asked for by the city Bhortly tor the paving of the Selby and Fort Snelliag bridges with brick. Bids will also be asked for the painting of the high bridge. Judge Hine announced after the police court call yesterday morning that the court would adjourn until this morning out of respect to the memory of Officer Charles Mayer. A smoking stove in the basement of Sonnen's drug store, Seventh and St. Peter streets, gave the fire department a run at 11 o'clock yesterday forenoon, but did not do any damage. The Fourth ward Democratic city and county committee will meet at Pfeifers hall this evening to arrange for the open ing of permanent headquarters and for filling vacancies on committees. Henry Garvin, now serving as sergeant at-arms for the city council, has been de clared an incompetent and a guardian ap pointed for him by the probate court. Notice of the fact has been served on the city. Mary Dc ran, an old woman claiming to live at Ninth and Robert streets, slipped and fell on the icy sidewalk at the above corner about 6 o'clock last ev e ningr and was badly bruised on the left side of her face and forehead. The condition of A. Bin^nim, who is at St. Joseph's hosnital in a, critical condi tion as the result of falling down an ele vator shaft at the Swift Packing plant, South St. Paul, was reported as being about the same late last night. The St. Agnes church choir will give a benefit concert Friday night at Mozart hall for the benefit of the late Officer Charles Mayer. The members of the Ty rolean City club have also tendered their services. A full programme will be given. Robert Seeger, 218 Maria avenue, man ager of the American Development com pany, slipped and fell on the walk In the city hall grounds, at the corner of Fifth and Cedar streets, and slightly in jured his knee. He was able to go honr» alone. Frank Stromberg and Oscar Oison, claiming to be painters by trade, indulg ed a little too freely in red liquor yester day afternoon, and as a result became disorderly at Seventh and Broadway streets. At the central police station they were charged with being drunk, disorder ly and resisting arrest. The case of Lily Hynes, fifteen years old, charged with being incorrigible, was partially tried in the police court yester day, and continued until this morning to Investigate the girl's story. She said that her uncle, who is separated from his wife, had her in a downtown room for two days and took advantage of her. William Patterson, eighty-four years cf age, died yesterday at the residence rf his son, 79 Atwater street. The funeral will be held from this address at 6:40 to morrow morning, and the remains will he taken to Young America for inter ment. '**''«' r VS& £SF Mifc YpllflW PitllTlQ A ndarticle. Eastern grown, ICIJUH riUllld full of flavor; in syrup. Ik Per dozen, $1.35; can ||Q PP3r<i Splendid Table Peats, Eastern goods, in I CO!0 syrup. Dozen, $1.35. ift_ can • IZC Choics Pears, per can 9C fh?rriP? In Mason P>nt iars— Black Tar- LIiUIIICJ tarian. Per dozen jars, $1.00; |7 A Per jar I |U To* A great bargain—3 pounds un=olored Japan ■ Ofl Tea that's worth 50c per pound, Ci f\t\ for r ... (PIiUU PriTA Rliffpr An°*r lot of that magnificent Tllta OUIICI fresh Creamery Butter from the ■ t state dairy department prize con test. It sas nearly Derfect as can be. In 20- 07a pound tubs. We offer this at, per pound .... LI C Best Red Onions, peck **.. 2Sc Best Turnips, peck 10 C Fresh Rolled Oats, per lb ............ 2^c *-lb cans Apples g c Pure Jolly In jars, per dozen ....... $1 10 Each •• . lOc 25c size Batavla, Catsup for 18c Potatoes, good white, bushel basket 60c Potatoe, the best you ever, had, per basket <#-## S 3 C 1-lb can Jams, pure, for "' io c Gedney's Hiawatha Pickles. 25c size.^c Fine, perfect Apples, per peck 29e 1-lb cans Raspberries, in syrup ye Corn, g-ood, per can , g c Corn, fancy. State of Maine loc Corn, extra fancy, you cannot ret . our Country Gentleman Baby brand elsewhere, per can Ijc Flat Dutch Cabbage, per head 4 C GOOD SAUSAGE-If you want to have; sausage that is perfectly pure young pig pork, froe from all adulterations, that are perfect in every way and perfectly deli cious, buy our Healthall Sausage. We are demonstrating them this week. Come in and try them. Florida Oranges, fancy ones, juicy, sweet, in different sizes, per doz., 12c, 15c, 18c and 20c Fancy Cranberries ,We h-ve seme °f ■ th« I UHI»J l/lfllUeilteo best you have ever Iftft *"■ ■ ■ bought. Price, per quart.. lUu A fancy lot of Aspiuwall Bananas, per dozen js; c Keep your eye on our Apple' Department. A lot of Jonathans, very good, sound and free from worms, at 3 dozen for 25c or 48c per peck. - ■ ' F. R. YERXA & GO. SEVENTH AKD CEDAE STS. ALDERMEN PASS IT A WIXEROOM ORDINANCE PAT TERNED AFTER. CHICAGO'S IS ADOPTED ON CLOSE VOTE MINISTERS IN ATTENDANCE After Spirited Discussion the Meas ure Pound Favor by Six to Five —I i» to the Assem bly Now. If the assembly is agreeable, and those behind he movement say it is, St. Paul's compilation of city laws will shortly be increased by the addition of a modified copy of the Chicago ordinance relating to the regulation and control of wine rooms in saloons, restaurants r..nd other places where liquors that intoxicate are vended. Backed by a delegation of ministers and residents of the Tenth and Eleventh wards, the board last night gave the measure passage, but it could not be said that the approval was unanimous. The vote stood 6 to 5 in favor of ft. In brief, the new ordinance rermits wine rooms, or stalls, except that it says they shall be open at all times to public view, doors or screens not being permitted. In restaurants or hotels the same conditions and restrictions prevail, except that the number occupying them at any one time shall be never less than four. Where the parties, however, are all of one sex this latter restriction is removed. For any violation of the ordi nance a fine of $10 is imposed with the additional penalty of revoking the license. The ordinance was .introduced by Aid. Dobner, Dr. Innis following with a few i-emarks of approval. Opposition, how ever, was most marked from Aid. Murphy and Bantz, the latter character izing the whole thing as buncombe, while Mr. Murphy confined his remarks to passing on it as a proper law. He held that as a regulation it was not worth the paper it was written on. Dr. Sehiffmann was also inclined to think it was defective. The question was put pointedly to the ministerial delegation if it favored an ordinance that permitted women to patronize saloons, but it was not an swered. An effort was made to have the measure sent to the committee en streets by Aid. Bantz, but it failed by a narrow margin. TO VISIT KANSAS CITY COMMERCIAL CLUB TO INVESTIGATE FINANCING AUDITORIUM Thirty-Eight \ew Members Added at Yesterday's Meeting of Board of Directors—Childs) Ad- dress Postponed. The subcommittee of the city Improve ment committee of the Commercial club met yesterday afternoon in the club rooms and decided to send a delegation to Kansas City to learn from the com mercial bodies there the methods em ployed in securing funds for the erection of the auditorium that was ljuilt by popular subscriptions. The delegation will consist of twenty five members of the club who will leave for Kansas City Saturday morning In a special car which will be turned over to them by the Great Northern road. All the details employed in the Misosuri town will be conned and jotted down for future reference to aid in tne con struction of an auditorium for this city. The regular weekly meeting of the board of directors was held yesterday afternoon and thirty-eight new members were admitted. This addition w-a bring the membership of the club nearly up to its limit of 800. The new members are as follows: Louis C. Adams, Elmer D. Bartlett, Frank C. Boster, Charles B. Clark, Charles R. Corning, F. O. Crary, W. C. Crisham. Walter E. Dadman, W. R. Everett, William B. Henderson, James R. Hlckey, W. L. Hoaston, —enry E. Hutchihgs, J. A. Kelly,' Roger S. Ken nedy, Adolph Konantz, Henry W. Ley, George W. Markham, Fred Mason, J. T. McMillan, Chief of Police John J. O'Con nor, Douglas Putnam, S. G. Russell, Ed ward R. Sanford, Charming Seabury, N. M. Sears, Robert Seegere, William J. Sleppy, Albert I. Shapira, Hendrick Strom, George H. Swift, H. Lpngstreet Taylor, George N. Tibbs, C. \V\ Wililams, Wilkis L. Williams, Obed Yost, E. F. Zimmerman, E. 0- Zimmerman. Gen. H. W. Childs was to deliver an address before the members of the club at 1 p. m. today, but owing to tae fact that the subject is one o^. great im portance, the board of directors thoug.-.. it had made arrangements to hear the they had made arrangements to hear the other side of the question. AGREE WITH MAXWELL business mam of st. pall for AATIOSAL IRRIGATION. George H. Maxwell, chairman of the executive committee of the National Ir rigation association spent yesterday in visiting tne various busness men of the city for the purpose of arousing enthu siasm for national reclamation of the Western lands. He was accompanied by Benjamin F. Beardesly, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Maxwell found the great majority of business men heartily in favor of the plan, and all appeared to be deeply in terested. It was the purpose of Mr. Max well to learn from them whether they considered it advisable to organize an irrigation society or to leave the matter to the consolidated committees of the commercial bodies of the city. The unanimous sentiment was in favor of the latter plan, and the meeting which was to have been held yesterday afternoon was dispensed with as there was no nec essity for it, under the present arrange ment. "I rind the business men of St. Paul entirely to busy to attend a public meet ing," eadd Mr. Maxwell to The Globe yesterday, "and I am surprised at the amount ofb usiness that is being done here during this season of the year. Nearly every place we went to today we found that one of the partners was out of the city, and the other unable to leave his desk even for a moment. It is a most pleasing state of affairs. The general opinion of the merchants was that the question of irrigation as far as St. Paul is concerned could be han dled by the cosolidated committees of the commercial bodies of the city. We have this same plan working in other places and it is successful. ... . "Consolidated committees will tak* ac- i tion on ... the _ matter and communicate with the Minnesota representatives in congress. The busness men who belong to the commercial bodies will correspond with their Eastern business relations through the committee, and I expect that considerable irrigation sentiment will be worked up through the efforts of the citizens of St. Paul: I intend to remain in St. Paul for the remainder of the week and will call upon such busi ness men as I have not yet been able to interview." ... -«»_ " TO CURE GRIP IX TWO DAYS Laxative Bromo-Quinine removes the cause. E. W. Grove's signature on every box. Cafe Huber Frank J. Huber, Refitted & Refurnished p A - 7fh -_j Poilar ServicedCulsin* 6or. /ID and Cedar Unsurpassed. — : ' ' . Family Dining Parlors Telephone* Up Stairs. telephones: Ladles' Entrance on JJf'&L''' Ma!n 111 Cedar Street. 4win City... 385 ; ZERO WEATHER TODAY THE OFFICIAL FORECASTER SAYS WARM WAVE IS ABOUT DUE. The official dispenser of mixed weather yesterday said it would be cold today, and that on and after that date there would be reasonable expectation for warmer weather. Ir. stating that it would be cold today the main mixer did not intend to convey the impression that the thermometer would be quite as tow as yesterday, on the contrary that it would be warmer, but still out of the ice cream zone. The official heroscope had several specks on it which indicated to the ob server that there would be snow flurries last night. T*he snow failed tha audience however, and refused absolutely to flurry under any consideration. Yesterday started out with a temper ature of 12 degrees below the cipher, and a northwest wind of rude and ill mannered turn of mind, amused itself by blowing old ladies down as they attempt ed to reef around the slippery corners of the downtown streets. At noon it was slightly warmer. The street car service was dilapidated yesterday, probably due to the advance notice of the arrival of several mysteri ous tanks to store the "juice" In. The Sclby avenue line was inadequate, and all others were worse. HONORED IN DEATH CITY PAYS TRIBUTE TO ITS MUR DERED POLICE OFFICER LARGE FUNERAL PROCESSION Laid to Rest In the Uniform He Wore So Long, Beneath a Profusion of Flowers. The funeral of Officer Charles Mayer, the patrolman who was murdered by burglars last Saturday morning at Far rington and University avenues, was held yesterday afternoon from the family residence, 758 Sherburne avenue. Long before the hour fixed for the services had arrived large crowds of people began to gather to pay their last tribute to the dead officer. A short funeral service was conducted in the house by Rev. Frank Jensen, who used the burial service of the Ger man Lutheran church. Music was furnished at the services by a quartette which rendered a choice selection. After prayer by the minister, the body was borne to the Rondo patrol sleigh which served as a hearse to carry the body to the grave. The floral decorations were elaborate and beautiful. One section of the room was entirely fflled with flowers while countless wreaths were piled around and about the coffln. These emblems wero the gifts of friends, associates' and com rades in the police department. Among the wreaths which were re ceived was one from the Minneapolis police department. Beside it rested one which had been sent by the firemen from the same city. The University lodge, A. O. T T. W., of which the deceased was a member in good standing, also sent a beautiful floral design which was 1 given a conspicuous place among the decora tions. The body was dressed in the full uni form of the police department, while on the breast rested star No. 28, which had been worn by the deceased^ man for over thirteen years with honor and credit. The Rondo patrol sleigh was decorated In most beautiful designs. It was draped in black with white rosettes'. The coffin lay uncovered upon the top of the sleigh while flowers and wreaths were heaped upon and around it. The sleigh was driven by Officers Ryan and Bettie, the drivers at the Rondo station. The funeral procession was formed on Sherburne avenue facing eastward. The procession was hended by a detachment of mounted police under Lieut. William Budy, of the Prior avenue station. Next in line was Seibert's Third Regiment band, led by Maj. McGoffin. Next to the band was the Broadway squad from the Central police station, led by Sergt. Andy Call. A detachment of twelve police from the different substations followed under command of Sergt. Edward Chris tian, who was the first officer to reach Officer Mayer after he was shot. • The Rondo patrol sleigh bearing the body was next in line. It was followed by a detachment of eighteen policemen from Minneapolis, under Capt. Coffin. Forty members of the St. Paul fire department, under Assistant Chief Strapp, were next in line and they were followed by twelve members of the health -department under charge of Health Officer Ohage. Uni versity lodge A. O. U. W. wita seventy members in line followed. Next came the carriages bearing members of the family. Chief O'Connor, Mayor Smith and others. There were thirty carriages in all that followed the body as far as Como avenue, where the procession was broken up, only part of it following the body to the cemetery. The procession moved slowly to Dale street and then to the Dale street ceme tery, where a short funeral service was read by the grand master of the A. O. U. W. The pall-bearers were Patrolmen Cubla, Brennan and Riley and Firemen Dunn, Law and Kelly, all of whom are members of University lodge A. O. U. W. POULTRY SHOW IS OVER CUPS ARE AWARDED TO THOSE SHOWING BEST BIRDS. The finest poultry show ever given in St. Paul closed last night at the audi torium. The attendance was very good and during the whole exhibition there were about 0,000 paid admissions, making an average of 1,000 per day. which is very nearly up to last year's records. One of the officers said yesterday that the success of the show had surpassed their expectations, and that they were surprised that the severe weather had not made mare difference in the attend ance. In SKite of the difficulty In regulating the heat, not one bird Avas lost, a record that is exceptional in poultry shows. Tho exhibits were all in place up to the clos ing hour last night, and many of the large exhibits will not be removed until today. The cup prices were awarded yester day as follows: ■, Poultry Herald prize cup, won by H H Benjamin, Hutchlnson, on Silver "Wvan dottes. Bantam cup. won by J. E. Brown, St. Paul, on Black Red Game Bantams. American Barred "Plymouth Rock club cup, won by George D. Holden. Owa tonna, on Barred Plymouth Rocks. Membership cup, won by President H. Gruenhagen. on Blue Andalusians. Sweitzer and Pothen cup. won by John P. Peterson, on White Crested White Polish. R. A. Pike & Co. Cud. won by John Kirby, St. Paul, on Houdans. Mr. Brown and Mr. Gruenhagen are owners of their cups, having won them twr-ce in succession. , Splendid Scenery. If you want to go to California In greatest comfort and see the finest scen ery en route, take the through tourist sleeping car on the Northern Pacific which leaves St. Paul and Minneapolis every Wednesday evening for San Fran cisco, via Helena, Spokane and Portland. m To California. On every Wednesday the Northern Pa cific starts a tourist sleeping car on its Pacific Express, leaving St. Paul at 10:25 p. m., which runs through to San Fran cisco without change. BOARD OF CONTROL LEGISLATIVE] ACTION ON THE LAW SEEMS AMONG THE PROBA ♦ BILITIES PETITIONS ARE BEING SIGNED Labor Organizations Also Deluge Legislature With Petitions! Against the Tax !>.;» •* jo ■ •- ■ ..■■.■ . ,■ ■ lin.tr. There is every evidence that the board of control bill will be taken up by the extra session cf the legislature, despite the efforts of Lieut. Gov. Smith and Speaker Dowling to limit legislation. Both sides were keeping a watchful eye upon each other yesterday. Senator Snyder shied every time John Johnson looked his way* yesterday. Both sides are ready to fight at the first sign of fire. The petitions sent out by State Super intendent Olson, one of Gov. Van Santa chief advisers, are beginning to bear fruit and the legislators will have their attention called directly to this matter by the influx of numerously, signed pe titions urging them to so change the bill as to redeem the educational institutions of the state from the odium of the term "charitable institutions." Once the mat ter is fairly before the legislature the fight will be as long and bitter as the fight on the tax law. The university people are urging the matter throughout the state, and university graduates all over Minnesota are being urged to hustle up signaturese fotf these petitions. Twenty members of the senate yester day gave it as their opinion that the board of control bill would receive at tention, and the general belief was that Gov. Van Sant favored the course be cause several of his apopintees were so strongly in favor of it. The governor however, has given no sign that he de sires action on this matter; but on the other hand has allowed it to be inferred that he does not want this delicate ques tion handled. Dr. Kiehle will prepare a complete brief on this subject to present to the legislature as the argument of the uni versity people in favor cf the change. The legislators have also received a petition from the labor organizations of Duluth protesting against the tax law. It is, in part, as follows: ■Petition From Dulutb. The proposed new tax code has such radical changes, and the time for its consideration is so short, that we be lieve it impossible for the people of the state to secure any knowledge of the provisions of the proposed law. One idea of the proposed law is to cut down to the lowest amount, th» exemptions from taxation. It is pro posed that the only exemption shall be $25. This means that any person own ing $30 worth of household furniture, fuel, clothing, etc., shall be taxed on $25 worth. Surely this is not the desire of the common people. It would be unfair to the poor man whose only possessions are the contents of his modest home. We maintain that the present exemp tion of $100 is low enough, and the tax ■code should no& be changed in this re spect. We oppose the proposed system of tax ing vessels. It would be. of no benefit to any person in Minnesota. It means that vessels registered In this state would go to other states, and instead of in creasing the revenue from this source, Minnesota would lose all she is now re ceiving. The tax code proposes to tax all grain in store in elevators within the state on April 1 of each year. -The result will be, that, in order to escape taxation the elevator companies will move to some other state where the system of taxa tion is more favorable, or that they will add the additional cost of taxation to the storage charges and thus ye the farmer of just that much profit on his grain. Under the pWJpoSed code it seems quite probable that the bsg Krain interests and elevators of Dulutn would be moved over into Superior, Wis., where the tax laws are more favorable. Such action would take away the steady employment of hundreds of men now engaged in handling, weighing, in specting and shipping grain from this port. This is a department of trade which the laboring-men of Minnesota cannot afford to lose. The.world has recognized the standard of Duluth wheat. This trade is now placed in jeopardy and will require all the assistance we can get to protect it. By taxing wheat 2^4 per cent, a hard ship is worked on the producer, the farmer, who, being in open competition with the world, will necessarily have to pay the tax levied against whoever holds the wheat, for in all cases the producer or cons'«jner pays the tax, but in this case the producer will not escape. The new- code requires that all bank deposits slifill be listed for taxation on April l of each- year. I Now, it 3s obvious to any thinking man that -.depositors, to avoid listing, will withdpaw^their deposits a day or so before Aprtt-i. thereby avoiding per haps a 3 fier cent tax. To enable the banks to -fay the depositors they will call in all leans! causing an annual stag nation of business. This will make the law imperative and it will not attain the ends for which it was intended—namely, the taxaticm of Tall money. This is a'-«ub.ieet that vitally concerns every citizen in the state. The code if adopted, will be the means of ruin ing the business and homes of the mass es to a large extent, and until a more practical code is proposed let us adhere to the law that is now in force. OHAGE IS NOT THROUGH ASSEMBLY'S ACTION ON SINKS' LI t'RXSE DOES NOT WORRY HIM Intends to Arouse Public Interest fn His Project for City to Do Sanitation Work. "I'm not going to play the school boy act for the council or anyone else," said Health Commissioner Ohage yesterday when informed that the assembly com mittee on streets had refused to accede to his request that the sanitation license held by George W. Slnk3 be revoked. "Wondered why I didn't appear at the meeting, eh?" returned the doctor in re sponse to the lemark that the committee was resting under the impression «.nat he was sulking. "Mad? No, I'm not mad, but I want the council or any other city body, for that matter, to understand that my word is my bond and that I am not running every time someone beckons. I did not intend to attend the meeting. I knew pretty well what would be the outcome. I furnished the council all I could re garding the illegal practices credited to this man ana I do not intend to do any more. "In my talk before the charter com mission I told them appeal to the as sembly or a*ny other council body for that matter was a farce and my words ha\*e been substantiated. Well, we will fool them all yet-" Dr. Ohage says ne is confident that if the charter commission will prepare the way he ia positive he can save the city from $10,0000 to $15,000 In the sanitation line. He announces that he will begin immediate steps to arouse public interest in the movement. Deposits made ccn or before Feb. 3 ivill receive two months' Interest on April i. Security Trust Company, N. Y. Life Bid" HENRY MEIER, WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY Repairing, past 15 years with C. C. Bergh, now located with Frank A. Upham, Scientific Optician. Eyes examined free. 111 East Seventh Street. HENRYSGHURMEIERDEAD SUCCUMBS TO PNEUMONIA AT FAM ILY RESIDENCE. Henry Schurmeler, brother of T, Ij. Sohurmeier of the firm Lindeke, "Warner & Schurmeier, died early yesterday morning at the family residence, 600 Holly avenue after an illness covering a period of one week. He had been suf fering from a severe cold for several days and last Saturday his illness took a serious form. He lingered in a dang erous condition until yesterday morn ing wlien he succumbed to the disease, which was pneumonia. Members of the family in the South have been notified and are expected to be present at the funeral which will be held from the family residence Thurs day afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Mr. Schurmeier was fifty-one years of age and had lived in St. Paul since his childhood days. He haft been connected with the firm of Lindeke, Warner & Schurmeier as credit man for a number of years. He is survived by his wife and ono son, Harry, agea eighteen years. FUND IS MOUNTING OVER $2,000 RAISED FOR WIDOW AND FAMILY OP OFFICER CHARLES MAYER SUSPECTS AEE RELEASED No Developments ia the Way of Fresh Clues of the Murderers —City Offers a Reward. All day yesterday subscriptions pour3<l in to the newspaper offices in .St. Paul for the aid of the bereaved widow and family of Officer Cha-rlee Mayer. Chief O'Connor also received several additional donations, bringing the amount in his possession up to $110, and a number of local business men also did some effective work in raising funds. The total amount collected from all sources up to last night was $2,140, and tile, present indications aro that this amount will be increased con siderably. The total amount received at the offices of the dally newspapers so far amounts to $1,397.50. A movement was also start ed yesterday among the legislators by Representative W. H. Noyes, who collect ed $30 in a few minutes late yesterday afternoon. Mr. Noyes immediately turn ed the money over to Chief O'Connor. This amount was only a "starter," how ever, and Mr. Noyes expects to raise con siderably more today. Fred W. Sachse, of Foot, Schulze & Co., was another that did some good work and by last night he had already collected $515 from among the business men. The employes of the J. George Schoch Gro cery company made up a purse of $17.50, which was sent direct to the widow. The check of $100 frcm the National German- American bank was also sent direct. The complete list of subscriptions up to date follows: £ 6P aPeiL s .; .;.... ' U.357.E0 F. W. Sachse ........V.i-...;. 515.00 Chief O'Connor "110 National German-American bank.. 100.00 J. George Schoch employes 17.50 Total $2,140.00 So IVew (lues Found. Chief O'Connor said last night that there were no new developments in re gard to the arrest. Detective Michael Daly, who went to Detroit, Minn., to in vestigate the arrest of the three men at that place Sunday by Marshal Harry Johnson, returned to St. Paul yesterday with the information that they were not the three men wanted and that they had all been able to establish alibis as to where they were on Friday night and they were allowed to proceed on their Tray. In spite of the fact that the men tallied with the description of the mur derers, two of them established without a doubt that they started from Minne apolis two nights before the murder was committed, and the third man was on his way to Fargo to get work. He had been a£ Staples on Saturday morning. Chief O'Connor, in answer to a query last night, said that there was nothing new in the matter and that no suspects had been picked up by the police. No stone is being left unturned in trying to hunt down the murderers, and the way in which they work makes it look as if the police were on a track that will lead to the arrest of the murderers before long. The suspects at Minneapolis have also been released. City Offers $500 Reward. For the capture of the brutal murder of Foliceman Charles Mayer there is now a standing reward of $1,000. The county commissioners, at their meeting Monday, started the ball rolling by offering $500, and the beard of aldermen last evening doubled the amount by making it $l,o€o. The resolution as it reads calls for the amount to be taken out of the general fund, which some of the members con tend invalidates the entire award. They say it should be taken from the contin gent fund. For the benefit of the dead officers widow and family the board unanimously ordered the auditing of a resolution set ting aside $100. This will be taken from the mayor's fund and turned over to the widow direct. Henry Mayer Dying-. The condition of Henry Mayer, the eleven-year-old son of the dead officer, continued to grow steadily worse yester day, and he lay dying fa a rear room up stairs, while the funeral services over the remains of his dead father were be ing held. He was still living late last night, but I>r. L. C. Bacon, who has been attending the boy, said that he was so low that he did not expect him to live through the night. The youth is suffer ing with tubercular meningitis, growing out of a hip-joint disease, and his whole body is now affected by tuberculosis. This, coupled with the death of an older son about a month ago, and the fact that a child was born to Mrs. Mayer about six weeks ago, makes the burden so much harden for the widow to stand. MET BOARD OF CONTROL .STATE SLPESRINTBNDISXTS COMB TO HOLD QUARTERLY CONFERENCE, ! The quartesly conference of the super indents of the state charitable and penal Institutions of with the board of control was held yesterday and lasted all day, during which time the superintendents discussed many questions of manage ment with the board. A number of im portant papers were read and' discussed, the most important ones being a paper by Dr. Tomlinson. of St. Peter on de sirable products v.'hich should be raised upon the asylum farms. This paper was discussed by Superintendent John Cole- man of Anoka, and others. Dr. Rogers of the state school for the feeble minded at Faribault ivad a paper on corporal punishment in state institutions and the restrictions which should be exercised. Several other papers were read and dis cussed. America's Great Donble Track - _■ ', Scenic Highway. The Lehigh Valley Railroad. Luxuro ous Trains running on limited time. Routs of the Black Diamond Express. - Stop-over ( allowed at Niagara Falls on ! all ; through tickets to New York and Philadelphia^ " ' :V' --: TAX LAW 18 NOT JUST SO SAT SENATOR JULIUS COMjER I , V'& AND OTHER LEGlS ifif^j UTORS ."_|LASi THE OPPOSITION IS ACTIVE Six Hundred Hennepin County llnsl- ness Men Sign Petition Urging Legislature to Defer Action. Speaker M. J. powling may be right when ho says there is very little actual opposition to the tax bill, but the ex pressions of the members of the legis lature yesterday did not. bear out hl3 view of the matter. The opposition to the proposed law seems very determined and very active, and it is very general. "Just as it stands the bill cannot pos sibly pass," said Senator Julius Coller, of Scott county, yesterday. "It 13 not as good, nor as equitable a law as the one we now have, and it will have to be materially amended before It can pass. The opposition to the law is not from the Jobbers of the city alone, but from the farmers and small dealers in the country districts as well. I have heard some very stringent criticisms made by farm ers in my district." Senator Coller says the board of control bill will surely be brought up at the extra session. A well known Republican senator said yesterday: "I am opposed to the tax law both as a citizen and as a Republi can. As a citizen, because it will be a blow to the state; and as a Republican because if the bill passes as it now stands it will defeat the Republican party." Senator Hiler Horton, of St. Paul, says: I have every respect for the members of the commission, but they have made a mistake when they set their judgment up as infallible. They say that the bill Trust go through as it stands, or its sym metry and equilibrium will be spoiled. Chit of the deference to the superior wis dom of the commission, I will agree to support the bill as it stands, but just as soon as it is amended I will fight it to a finish. What is the use of passing it if its symmetry is spoiled? Seriously, I think the commission might have done better than to copy the law of Indiana. Any law student could have done that. Why didn't they, if they must copy the laws of other states, Use those of New York, Massachusetts, Michigan or some other progressive and prosperous states. Why copy the drastic, in quisitorial laws of Indiana? Governor Is Criticised. Senator Horton's criticism did not stop with the lax commission. He said: I suppose the governor will ask for money to pay his attorneys. Well, I am in favor of paying them. When such an array of legal talent takes two weeks of time to go to Washington, and file a paper which could just as well have been sent by mail, I think they ought to be paid for their time. There is no need, anyway, for all this fuss at Washington. That suit should have been brought in Minnesota. The state should have sued out an an injunction against the secretary of state, to restrain him from accepting the articles of the Northern Securities company for filing in Minnesota. That would haye made the company an out law in Minnesota, and how long would it last under such a status? It would have to come into the state sooner or later to do business, and if debarred from the state, it would no longer have stand ing in the financial world. Secretary L. A. Rosing, of the Demo cratic state central committee, favors the bill. He says: 1 regard the tax bill as on the whole an excellent measure. The three able gentlemen who drew it have evidently 'been free from the pressure of outside influence. I think, however, that, if its drastic features are enforced as intended it will bring the people of the state around to favor abolishing tax on per sonal property altogether. I think the Democratic members of the legislature are approaching this question in a high-minded way. If the bill fails to pass, the Republicans will be responsi ble. The Hennepin county opposition to the bill took definite shape yesterday when the following..-.petition was sent to the Hennepin county delegation in both house and senate: The undersigned agree with the final conclusion of the tax commission that "the amendment of the tax provisions of the constitution for the reasons urged in this report, should be early effected. In their present form they are an in superable obstacle to proper legislation. Until the constitution is amended we believe it unwise to experiment with a new and confessedly imperfect system of taxation. We also think that the peo ple should have more time in which to study and understand the provisions of the proposed lav/. We therefore respect fully request that you use your efforts to defer action upon the proposed tax Jaw until the next regular session of the legislature. This petition is signed by over 600 lead ing merchants, business men, lawyers, laboring men and commission men. APPEAL TO THE STATE PIPE-STONE AND MARSHALL ARE IV A QUANDARY. Attorney General: Douglas has been asked for advice upon a very important question, out of which complications of an exceedingly .interesting: character may rise. The cities of Pipestone and Marshall.. - The • village of Pipestone and Marshall were incorporated into cities at the session of' 1901 'under a law of 1870 which was repealed by the session of 1899, two years previous to the Incor poration. The two cities have issued bonds, contracted debts and done other things which may turn out to be illegal. They want the attorney general to tell them just "where they are at." CITY CONTRACTS LET .DEPARTMENT SUP PLIES AND BRIDGE WORK. Contracts for supplies for the engineer ing department have been placed with the following parties: Brick, Thomas Manning, $1G.50 a thous and; block size, $22.50 a thousand; stono flagging, Blesanz Bros., Winona, $4,400; sand stone flagging, Feilding & Shepley, $4,500; sewer pipe and cement, Thomas Manning, $1,265 and $605 respectively. The contract for the widening of the Harriet island bridge was awarded by the board of aldermen last evening to Newman & Hoy for 13,245.50. CROWDED HOUSES AT EMPIRE. This Week's Bill Is Pleasing; Patrons pf Hoase. Crowded house greet every perform ance at the Empire theater this week and the show, which contains many ex cellent feature*s, is making a decided hit. The performance opens with a comedy, entitled "Blinks and Jinks," which is full of funny sayings and good music. Prior and Albright in their singing and dancing are a feature of the olio and Carl Raymond does some clever acrobat ic work. The Ellsworths make a hit with their illustrated songs and the little soubrette Kittie Pink is as popular as ever. Leoni and Leon! are also good, and Hoffman in operatic songs is clever. Prince Paul, ventrilokuist, and his com pany create considerable laughter and conclude the OMO. WATCH and FRENCH CLOCK REPAIRING C. S. SUTTSR, FORMERLY WITH A. H. SIMON. i£o East Seventh Sirscl. 111 WEATHER Yes, and there'll be lots more of it before April. Buy furs NOW and HERE as an INVESTMENT as well as a NECESSITY. We'll suit you exactly from our up to-date complete and varied stock, or will make to your exact measure in any style desired. Come-In and look over the North wests biggest ana most exclusive stock of high-class furs and pick out the exact materials for your garment if you wish. The result of the experience gainea during 47 years in tho business of buying, manufacturing and selling of line furs goes into every garment you buy here. You can get no Letter goods at any price. You may get poor and less reliable goods at the same price, but you cannot set "original" ALBRECHT go o ,ls anywhere else but at original ALBRECHT'S, 2O East Severn', St., St. Panl. Buy where "reliability" is stamped with the name ; af«fhe makers on every garment. E. Albrecht & Son. 2O E. Seventh St., St. Panl. Look for the name, "E. Albrecht & Son"—that is the only "original" Al brecht in St. Paul. Note the number carefully. We have no branche* WORK FOR PURE FOOD ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER DING MAX' NAMED OX NATIONAL COMMITTEE MANY BILLS BEFORE CONGRESS Several of Them Contain Provision » of Vital Import to Dairy interests of the Country. George L. Dingman, assistant dairy and food commissioner, yesterday re ceived from Chairman George A. Scher er, of the National Association of Re tail Grocers, which met at Milwaukeo i last week, a letter notifying him that he had been appointed one of the twen ty-two members of the pure food com mittee for the ensuing year. The duty of i each member of the committee is to I "commence at once an active agitation | in city and state for the support of Uio pure food bills now before congress." Mr. Dingman was also substituted for ex-Senator Charles Lamy, of New York, j who was one of the members appointed | to look after the interests of this legisia j tion in Washington. Mr. Dingman will not go to Washington, however. Mr. Dingman says the success of tho pure food legislation now before con gress is practically assured, and while this legislation will not be altogether | what is desired, yet it will be a starter, and the rest will come in due time. Mr. Dingman is in favor of bunching the various bills now before congress into one general pure food bill. He is op posed to the creation of a national dairy and food department, and thinks the de partment of agriculture should handle the pure food legislation. One of tho most gigantic frauds perpetrated on tho country comes naturally within the do main of the department of agriculture, namely, the selling of old and worthless seeds. Many concerns buy up tons and tons of old worthless seeds, and by ad vertising them extensively at a ridicul ously cheap rate they secure Immense orders for these seeds, which have no life in them. Other frauds of a similar kind come within the range of the de partment of agriculture, and Mr. Ding man thinks a better system could be operated by this department, which Is thoroughly equipped for the work, than by creating a new department at this time. Standard of Analysis. Mr. Dingman says that in addition to the oleo bills and the pure food laws, the dairymen are eapeciallly interested in the Babcock bill and the Hartley bill. The Babcock bill provides a uniform standard of analysis, a thing which is greatly desired because of the present wide variance of standards in different states. Mr. Dingman says that at the Mil waukee convention a case came up which shows that "chemical analysis" is not always wholly reliable. A concern in a certain large city submitted samples of what it called "'mineral water" to cer tain chemists, and received from these chemists letters declaring the "mineral water" to be full of healing and medi cinal properties. On the strength of these statements the concern did an immense business, selling barrels of this "mineral water." Thia "mineral water" was se cured from a little spring on the sido of a hill. Some time later an investiga tion discovered the fact that this spring was caused by the bursting of a sewer pipe leading from a large packing estab lishment. The Hartley bill is one of the most stringent ever introduced, and la favored by all the dairymen and by many busi ness interests. It provides that any de ception in the advertisement and sale of goods shall be punishable. If a man buys an article supposing it to be one thin* represented to be a certain thin* and dis covers it to be something else be can re cover from the dealer or manufacturer. rSell, R.ent, R.epai I^J ©end Exchar^ Typewriters We sell Tabulating Attachments. We sell Typewriter Supplies. We sell Typewriter Furniture. We furnish Stenographers and Operators . . ; v-.*^;^ Can We Ser*Oe Yon Wyckoff. SeeLmarvs & Benedli ■&. 327 Broadwc^y, New York ; U4 Eoit Fourth St., St. Paul.