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FOR THIS WEEK ONLY.
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IS AFTER THE LEASE
ANDREW SCHOCH IS WILLING TO
ABSORB THE GEDNEY PICK
LING PLANT
AGREES TO PAY $1,000 A
YEAR FOR USE OF GROUND
Dr. Ohage Announces Offer at Confer
ence Between Himself and West Side
Representatives—Doctor Insists on
Removal of Gedney Spur—Settlement
Seems to Be in Sight.
The Andrew Schoch Grocery com
pany has informed Health Commis
sioner Ohage that it is willing to take
up the Gedney Pickling company's
West side levee lease, pay the owners a
fai sum of money for the plant and
factory, pay the city an annual rental
of $1,000 a year instead of $1, the sum
now received, and renounce all rights
to the spur track now in the rear of
the factory.
This announcement l)r. Ohage yes
terday made to Dr. J. G. McNamara
and E. H. Wood, representing the West
Side Improvement association, both of
whom the doctor had invited to a
conference relative to an amicable set
tlement of the problem of the public
bath approaches referred to at the
meeting of the assembly Thursday
evening. Dr. Ohage further announced
that Mr. Schoch had informed him that
Jf a satisfactory absorption of the
lease were secured, all Mr. Gedney's
■present employes would bu retained,
and instead of fifteen persons, an
agreement would be made with the
city to employ twenty-five or more.
The factory, he said would, under the
Schoch control, be a St. Paul institu
tion rather than a branch of a Minne
apolis firm, as it Is now termed and
advertised by the company.
The conference between Dr. Ohage
and the West Side representatives was
quite lengthy and the situation
throughout was gone over in detail. It
■was in every way dispassionate. Dr.
Ohage said he simply desired a safe
approach to the island, and with the
spur track there he did not think it
could be obtained. This he desired
removed, the erection of a suitable
fence parallel with the main tracks of
the Omaha and a flagman stationed
constantly at the bridge entrance which
the main tracks cross.
Willing to Drop Condemnation.
As to the condemnation of the block
containing the four factories, Dr. Ohage
announced his willingness to drop the
matter, provided the owners aided him
in having the spur track taken out.
The removal of this spur track, how
ever, he would insist on; also the an
nulment of the Gedney lease. If this
■was done he would immediately pro
ceed to Improve the tract of ground
lying between the factories and the
main tracks, provide steps and give a
decent approach to the island. The
cost to the city he considered would
be trifling.
Through it all, the West side repre
sentatives listened attentively and
seemed much impressed. Both in
formed the doctor that while they had
the best interests of the West side at
heart they were also deeply interested
in the island, and they were willing
to agree to anything that would bring
about'W adjustment. Bdth' promised
to visit the other factory owners and
see if they could not secure their'con
sent towards obtaing the removal of
the spur track. The Omaha road, it
is understood, Is willing to pull it up,
provided the factory owners are will
ing. They now have directly across
the street from their places of bus
iness a freight depot and a number of
tracks.
Bridge Would Be Costly.
During the discussion, a bridge from
the Wabasha street structure to the
island was proposed by the West side
representatives, and Bridge Engineer
Edmonstone was called in to tell what
he knew of its feasibility.
He said it could be built, but the
cost would be heavy, probably about
575,000. He thought the grade would
Pale. Thin
Pale cheeks, white lips,
and languid step tell the
story of thin blood, impure
blood. Doctors call it
"anemia." They recommend
Ayer's Sarsaparilla. Ask
them and they will tell you
just why it makes the blood
so rich and red. ah £B*.
Anemic people are almost always
constipated. Their liver is sluggish.
They have frequent attacks of sick
headache, nausea, biliousness. Just
one of Ayer's Pills each night will cor
rect these troubles,
25 scat*. i. C AVEk CO., Uwell. M»m.
be too heavy and considered the plan
a poor one.
Yesterday Dr. Ohage received from
the Chamber of Commerce at letter
offering its services in bringing about
an amicable adjustment and asking
if such was in sight. Dr. Ohage re
plied that it seemed possible, and
thanked it for its offer.
The opinion is general that the con
troversy over the clogging of the ap
proaches to the baths will be adjusted
shortly. Dr. Ohage seems to be mas
ter of the situation, and while not ob
taining all that he originally asked
for, will practically come out of the
fray with flying colors. Secretary
Wood and Dr. McNamara say the
West Side Improvement association is
anxious for an early adjustment and
is willing to concede anything in rea
son and that will enhance the inter
ests of both their section of the city
and the public baths.
TWO MEN HURT IN A
WRECK NEAR ELKTON
Martin Osgard, a Fireman, and Thom
as Jones, a Printer, Sustains Se
rious Injuries.
Martin Osgard, a Great Western
fireman living at 420 Starkey street,
was severely scalded, and Thomas
Jones, a printer, was badly bruised in
a Great Western Wreck which oc
curred yesterday afternoon near Elk
ton, Minn., a small station about 100
miles from St. Paul. Engineer S.
Wheaton jumped from his cab and es
caped with slight injuries.
The wrecked train was a special
freight and was running at a high
rate of sp^ed, when it struck a switch.
The engine and thirteen cars left the
track and piled up in a heap in the
ditch. Osgard was caught in the cab
and was severely scalded by escaping
steam. He also sustained several se
vere bruises about the body.
Thomas Jones is a printer, who was
on his way from Chicago to St. Paul.
He was in a car load of coal at the
time of the accident. When the car
jumped the track, Jones was battered
about the interior of the car. His
head was cut in several places and his
right shoulder was dislocated. A re
lief train left St. Paul shortly after
the accident occurred and brought the
injured persons back. Osgard was
taken to his home and Jones went to
the city hospital. The remainder of
the train crew were not injured.
Later in the evening Osgard was re
moved form his home to St. Joseph's
hospital, as his injuries were discov
ered to be more serious than first sup
posed. The upper portion of his body
is badly scalded, and the hospital au
thorities say that his condition is se
rious. The exact extent of his in
juries cannot be determined at pres
ent, as they will not develop for a
couple of days.
FIVE SUSPECTS ARE ,
NOT THE RIGHT MEN
Police Are Convinced That McHenry
Was Not Implicated in Train
Robbery.
George McHenry, suspected of being
implicated in the Burlington train rob
bery, was brought into the police court
yesterday morning, and a charge of
trespassing placed against him. He
was then taken back to the county jail.
John E. Mooney, the Burlington en
gineer who claims to be able to rec
ognize one of the robbers, was to have
arrived in St. Paul yesterday afternoon
to look over the suspects held in the
county jail, but he did not come, how
ever, as there is not much credence
given to the suspicion that the five
men were in any way connected with
the gang. The police and detectives
ridtctrte'tfre-Mea that robbers of the
caliber that held up the Burlington
would try to beat their way into St
Paul on a freight train. It is generally
supposed in police circles that the gang
robbing the train was under the lead
ership of "Butch" Cassidy, who is sup
posed to be the man that held up the
Northern Pacific in Montana two years
ago. The five suspects in the '<«linty
jail will probably have a trial for tres
passing Tuesday, and no further action
will be taken against them. It was
learned yesterday that McHenry is well
known in lowa City, lowa, and that
he was there the night of the robbery.
HE SUES FOR INJURIES
CAUSED BY FALLING FLOOR
John Nelson Asks for $5,150 From Mc-
Cormick, Behnke & Co.
John Nelson has commenced an ac
tion in the district court against Mc-
Cormick, Behnke & Co., to recover $5 -
150 damages for injuries alleged to
have been received on Feb. 5, 1902
while he was in the employ of the com
pany. The plaintiff alleges that he was
at work on the second floor of the com
pany's warehouse, and that the bulk of
goods on the floor was too heavy for
the supports, and as a result the floor
gave way, carrying him down to the
first floor, together with the bales and
bundles, injuring his knee and inflict
ing other injuries.
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Increases Its Capital.
Amended articles of incorporation of
the Dower Lumber Company of Wa
dena and the Chamberlain Clothing
Company of Albert Lea were filed with
the secretary of state yesterday. The
£?A m *r Increa-sed its capital stock to
$100,000, and the latter changed its
fiame to the Model Clothing comparer.
Deposits made now will be entitled to
4 mos.' interest Jan. 1, at The State Say-
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THE ST. PAUI, GI,OBE. SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 1902.
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WATERMELON SCENE ON COMMISSION ROW.
According to the receipts on Com
mission Row these warm days, St. Paul
is consuming about four carloads, oi
an average of 6,000 melons a day. True,
some of the succulent fruit finds its
way to the rural districts, say the
commission men, but the number is so
small that the Saintly City can be
credited with nearly the entire amount.
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ing just now are freighted from Kan-
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sas, Missouri and Indiana. The latter
state furnishes the most, for it is
there that they grow the best and in
the largest number. This may not
meet the approval of the average lover
of watermelon, who has been wont to
associate this refreshing edible with
the Sunny South, but it is a fact that
one portion of the Hoosier state, the
southern part, raises more watermel
ons than any state in the Union. Jack
son county in that state, a near neigh
bor to Posey county of hoop-pole fame,
is the center of the industry and nets
its farmers per acre more than the
far-famed wheat fields of the North
west. If it is a Jackson county melon
it is all right, and it is this brand of
fruit that St. Paul is whetting its ap
petite on just. The proportion from
Kansas and Missouri is fairly large,
THERE'S NO USE TELLING
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KUHLES A STOCK
. Makers, St, Paul.
but the Indiana product is the favorite
and it constitutes the larger part of
the four cars now being. daily received
and consumed. The cars used are the
ordinary stock car, because of the ex
tra amount of ventilation they pro
vide and each contains from 1,200 to
1,500 melans.__
For all St. Paul is doing its share in
exchanging coin of the realm for this
edible of half fruit and half vegetable,
BUSY MELON EATERS.
and providing the grower'with a com-'
petence after his season of toil and of
labor, the consumption has not reach
ed the point that the fruit is to be
found on every table in the Saintly
City. There is no scarcity, it is simply
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the price. To be brief, St. Paul is pay
ing 5 to 10 cents more for every melon
it consumes this year than it did last.
Labor costs more and the people have
more money is the answer you will get
if the commission man is asked to ex
plain. The man he buys the fruit from
demands more and he has to ask mora
when he retails them. This is one of
the reasons the street gamin has cut
the fruit from his daily menu. When
he does manage to locate one it is con
sidered a treat and his pals are duly
impressed with his importance.
Unlike St. Louis and other cities
along the Mason and Dixon line, St.
Paul is not equipped with a water
melon exchange. The cars of fruit
arrive at the depot and their receipt
is heralded by the commission wagons
who, with a man to count the, fruit
and keep an eagle eye on the street
arabs, who hover near with watering
mouths, load them up and take them to
the refrigerating rooms, to await de
mands from the grocers and those who
retail them.
It will be fully two weeks before
the home-grown melon appears in the
market. While the crop is as large as
it generally is, its arrival will not cause
any appreciable drop in the price.
Some consider the home melon of bet
ter flavor and for this reason a little
more is asked for each. In size, how
ever, it does not compete. While the
commission men handle them, the ped
dlers sell the mdst, as it is the product
of their own land, and' they want the
benefit of the profit the commission
man makes.
DOUGLAS' VIEW OF THE
NEW PRIMARY LAW
Modifies His Previously Expressed
Opinion—How Republicans
May Vote.
Attorney General Douglas recently
gave an opinion as to the rights of an
elector to vote at the primary election
for the candidacy of a party other
than the one he was affiliated with at
the last election. In answer to an
inquiry from James Martin, chairman
of the Republican committee, the at
torney general yesterday modified, or
as he expressed it, "made more clear"
the rights of the electors to vote for
the Republican candidates.
The latest opinion of the attorney
general is that a person who voted for
the Democratic candidate for governor
and congressman, but who supported
all or substantially all the other can
didates on the Republican ticket, is
entitled to receive and vote the Re
publican ballot at the primary.
The opinion of the attorney general
sent to Chairman Martin was as fol
lows :
"You inquire specifically as to
whether a person who voted for a
Democratic candidate for governor
(and also possibly for congress) at
the last general election, but who af
filiated with and supported all or sub
stantially all of the other candidates
of the Republican party upon the state
and national ticket, is entitled to re
ceive and vote the Republican ballot
at the coming primary election.
"Replying, I have to say that, in
my judgment, under such circum
stances the elector is entitled to re
ceive a Republican ballot and partici
pate in nominating the candidates of
the Republican party, provided, of
course, such voter states that 'he pro
posed to affiliate at the next general
election' with the Republican party.
"In other words, if a person asserts
at the primary election that he in
tends to affiliate with the Republican
party at the ensuing election and de
clares that he affiliated with the Re
publican party and 'generally sup
ported' (to use the language of the
statute) its candidate at the last gen
eral election, he is entitled to receive
the party ballot.
"In a doubtful case, I am inclined
to the view that such an elector may
vote the ballot of any party with
which he has heretofore affiliated, pro
vided he supported a majority of its
candidates at the last general elec
tion, and asserts that he intends to
affiliate with such party at the en
suing general election."
MRS. TURNER ACQUITTED
OF CHARGE OF CRUELTY
Evidence Disproves Accusation That
She Struck Her Stepdaughter.
Mrs. Bessie Turner, colored, 320
Farrington street, was discharged in
the police court yesterday on a charge
of cruelty to her eight-year-old step
daughter Bernice. The warrant for
her arrest was sworn out' by Humane
Agent Moak. The case was tried at
length and several witnesses, all col
ored, and who lived in the neighbor
hood of the Turners, were examined.
They were Mrs. Emma Adams, Mrs.
Georgia Stanton, Mrs. Stella Smith
and MiBS Zara Wright. Dr. Porter
testified that in his opinion the injury
to the girl's eye was caused by an in
sect and not by a blow, as was charg
ed. Judge Hine, after listening to the
testimony, discharged Mrs. Turner.
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FOUND WITH SPOILS
LULU FOSTER AND CLARA BANKS
BROUGHT TO ST. PAUL BY
DETECTIVES
THE STOLEN PLUNDER IS
IDENTIFIED BY LOSERS
Their Connection With the Colored
Trio, Jackson, Brown and Franklin
Is Fully Established—Police Claim to
Have a Clear Case Against All of
the Quintette.
Detectives Frazer and Lavalle re
turned from Chicago yesterday with
Lulu Foster and Clara Banks, white
women supposed to have been impli
cated in the burglaries for whicH three
'•olored men, "Lefty" Jackson, Marion
Brown and Mack Franklin, are under
arrest at the Central station. The de
tectives brought back two trunks full
of plunder, a considerable portion of
which has already been identified. The
police as yet have but two trunks in
their possession, as one of the women
swallowed the baggage check as soon
as arrested, and it will be necessary
to go through some legal process be
fore the railroad will release the third
trunk.
Lulu Poster was arrested under the
name of Allie Jackson and claims .to
be "Lefty" Jackson's wife. She is said
by the police to be one of the most no
torious female crooks in the country.
When arrested by the Chicago detec
tives, her identity was not established.
Detective Frazer recognized her the
moment he entered the Harrison street
station.
Valuable Plunder Found.
When the trunks were searched at
the Central station twenty gold
watches, sealskin sacques, pins, jew
elry of all kinds and a considerable
amount of female apparel was discov
ered. John C. Shea, of the Colonnade
hotel, identified his watch and some
pins, which were taken from his flat a
couple of weeks ago. Fred De Wilde,
whose room in the Windsor hotel was
robbed last Monday night, identified
his watch. Belle Gordon, 147 West
Third street, identified one of the seal
skin sacques. A considerable portion
of the jewelry found in the trunks is
said to belong to Nellie Bryant, of Min
neapolis.
The police believe that the plunder
already recovered will reach a valua
tion of $2,500, with another trunk yet
to be searched. By far the greater
part of the goods recovered belongs to
Minneapolis residents, as the quin
tette has been operating there for
many months past.
Allie Jackson, alias May Clark, alias
Lulu Foster, was tried for murder in
Chicago eight years ago, but was ac
quitted. She was accused of killing-
Allen Joyce, a colored man, and the
case was a sensational one for some
time. The Jackson woman claimed the
killing was done by Stella King, In
other respects she has a long record of
crime in many of the larger cities of
the country. Little is known of the
other woman, except that in 1899 she
was .living at her home in a small town
in Illinois. During 1900 she went to
Chicago, where she was employed as a
waitress in a restaurant, where she be
gan her career.
Came Back Willingly.
Both women agreed to come to St.
Paul without extradition papers, al
though they were advised by their
friends to make a fight. The Jackson
woman claims the reason she waived
her rights was that the women's de
partment of the Harrison street station
in Chicago was not clean enough.
The five prisoners will have a pre
liminary hearing in the police court
Monday, by which time the complaint
will have been made out and filed.
Shea and De Wilde yesterday served
garnishment papers on Chief O'Connor
to recover the money found on "Lefty"
Jackson and Allie Jackson. Each had
$121 sewed up in their wearing apparel.
Shea lost $76 in cash and De Wilde
lost $96.
The police maintain that they have a
clear case against all the prisoners and
Chief O'Connor is well satisfied with
the work. Although little was said
about it, the police began to work dili
gently immediately after the report of
the first burglary in St. Paul. Now
that the gang has been entirely round
ed up, they feel that it will be some
time before any "porch climbers" and
second-story workers" will invade the
town.
REGISTER KICKS ON
THEIR ASSESSMENTS
St. Paul Trust Company and Owners
of Lowry Arcade En
ter Protests.
The board of equalization held a
short session yesterday morning and
considered a few petitions, the most
important of which was the application*
of the St. Paul Trust company, as
trustee of Mary E. Baker, one of the
heirs of Norman W. Kittson. As trus
tee, the company owns lots 2 to 33 in
clusive in Hull & Brown's addition to
Hyde park, formerly known as Mid
way. The property is assessed at $22,
--350, or at the rate of $900 an acre. In
its petition the company protested
that $500 an acre was plenty high
enough, as the land cannot be sold for
more than that figure. The applica
tion was taken under advisement.
J. F. Conklin was' present and ob
jected to an increase of $18,000 this
year on the property known as the
Lowry arcade. The property was as
sessed at $342,900 in 1900, and this year
at $360,600. Mr, Conklin objected to
the increase on the ground that the
property is not worth any more this
year than it was in 1900.
District Epworth League.
The St. Paul District Epworth league
cabinet held a meeting yesterday after
noon in the Y. M. C. A. rooms. Those
present were: President .Carl F. Miller,
of Hamline; Vice President P. S. Leuri
more, of Red Wisg; Secretary W. H.
Olive, of St. Paul; Assistant Secretary
Miss Abbie Lawton, of St. Paul; Treas
urer Edward Houger. of Faribault; exec
utive committee. Rev. R. N. Avison, of
Hamline; Rev. W. W. Brown, of Stillwa
ter; O. P. Carpenter, of Northfleld. and
Presiding Elder F. M. Rule, D. D., of St.
Paul.
Plans were made for subdistrict con
ventions, to be held as follows: In St.
Paul, October, 1902: in Lake City, Novem
ber, 19tf2; in Farmington, January. 1903;
in Stanton, March. 1903. The details of
the programmes will be wor>*"» <>ut and
announced leter. Special attention will
be given to Bible study work, mission
study, education and Chritsian steward
ship.
The annual convention of the district
will be held at Faribault In May of 1903.
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Order Now.
We have just received three large
cases of woolens for fall which we will
make a special pride on for early orders
on suits, overcoats and trousers. Duncan
& Barry, Moderate Price Tailors, 87 East
Fourth street, St. Paul.
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IS IT AN EPIDEMIC?
Vita! Statistics Show an Alarming
Increase in an Already Prevailing
Disease—Are Any Exempt?
At no time in the history of disease
has there been such an alarming in
crease in the number of cases of any
particular malady as in that of kidney
and bladder troubles now preying upon
the people of this country.
Today we see a relative, a friend or
an acquaintance apparently well, -and
in a few days we may be grieved to
learn of their serious illness or sudden
death, caused by that fatal type of
kidney trouble—Bright's disease.
Kidney trouble often becomes ad
vanced into acute stages before the af
flicted is aware of its presence; that la
why we read of so many sudden deaths
of prominent business and professional
men, physicians and others. They have
neglected to stop the leakin time.
While scientists are puzzling their
brains to find out the cause, each indi
vidual can, by a little precaution, avoid
the chances of contracting dreaded and
dangerous kidney trouble, or eradicate
it completely from their system if al
ready afflicted. Many precious lives
might have been, and. many more can
yet be saved by paying attention to the
kidneys.
It is the mission of The Globe to
benefit its readers at every opportu
nity and therefore we advise all who
have any symptoms of kidney or blad
der trouble to write today to Dr. Kil
mer & Co., Binghamton, N. V., for a
free sample bottle of Swamp-Root, the
celebrated specific which is having such
a great demand and remarkable suc
cess in the cure of the most distressing
kidney and bladder troubles. With the
sample bottle of Swamp-Root will also
be sent free a pamphlet treatise of
valuable information.
Don't make any mistake, but remem
ber the name, Swamp-Root, Dr. Kil
mer's Swamp-Root, and the addres3,
Binghamton, N. V., on every bottle.
BIG CONTRACTS ARE LET
BOARD OF CONTROL PURChASES
$90,000 WORTH OF SUPPLIES
In Placing the Contracts, Preference Is
Given to State Firms, and St. Paul
Gets a Generous Share of the Allot
ment—Coal Not Yet Purchased.
Contracts for $90,000 worth of sup
plies for the quarter, beginning Aug. 1,
were awarded yesterday by the state
board of control. Upward of 90 per
cent of the contracts were awarded to
Minnesota concerns.
Within a few »dnys the board will
take up the matter of fuel for the vari
ous institutions. About 50,000 tons of
soft coal and 1,000 tons of anthracite
coal are to be purchased. The board
may decide to use Illinois coal the
coming year if th<> prices are right.
The contracts awarded yesterday in
cluded the following schedules:
Crockery and Glassware—Schuneman &
Evans, St. Paul; Wemott & Howard St
Paul; Ogden, Merrill & Greer. St. Paul.
Underwear—Palace Clothing company,
Minneapolis; Wyman-Partridge, Minneap
olis.
Clothing—J. F. Burke, Stillwater; Pal
ace Clothing company, Minneapolis; Mike
Kitzman, Rochester; Finch, Young &
McConville. St. Paul; Wyler, Ackerman
& Co.; Boston Clothing company, St.
Paul; Wyman, Partridge & Co., Minneap
olis.
Dry Goods—Finch. Young & McConvill*
St. Paul; Tibtos-Hutchings company. St.
Paul; Wyman-Partridge company, Minne
apoiis.
Tobacco—Minnesota Mercantile com
pany, Stfllwater; Reynolds Tobacco com
pany, Tennessee.
Hosiery—H. Choate & Co., Winona;
James W. Conner, Owatonna; Wyman.
Partridge & Co., Minneapolis.
Boots and Shoes —Schliek Shoe compa
ny. St. Paul; Gotzian & Co.. St. Paul.
Hats and Caps—Palace Clothing House
company, Minneapolis; A. Rohrback, Still
water.
Harness and Saddlery—Seigel. Cooper
& Co., Chicago; Sheffer & Rossum, St.
Paul.
Groceries—Griggs, Cooper & 'Co.. St.
Paul; Foley Bros. & Kelly, St. Panl: Gow
an, Peyton & Twohy company, Duluth;
James W. Conner. Owatonna; Yerxa Bros.
& Co., Minneapolis; Steele-Wedles com
pany, Chicago; Anthony Kelly & Co.,
Minneapolis; L. Patterson Mercantile com
pany, Mankato; Minnesota Mercantile
company, Stillwater; Seabury &' Co.. St.
Paul; Deall & McGowan company, Fergus
Falls.
Syrups and Molasses—Griggs, Cooper &
Co., St. Paul; Steele-WVuels company,
Chicago; Stone-Ordean-Wells company,
Duluth. "
Meat Products—Armour Packing com
pany. Kansas City; Lyman Tutt-te. Fari
bault: J. M. Schafer, Owatonna; Swift &
Co.. St. Paul; Nelson Morris Company,
Chicago; J. T. McMillan company. BL
Paul.
Oat Meal—Foley Bros. & Kellv, St.
Paul.
Glass—Forman, Ford ft Co.. Minneapo
lis; H. M. Hooker company, Cnicago;
Noyes Bros. & Cutler. St. Paul.
Drugs, Pharmaceuticals. Surgical liv
struments and Supplies—Phoenix Surgi
cal Dressing company. Milwaukee;
Noyes Bros. & Cutler, St. Paul; Tahr &
Lange Diug company. Milwaukee; Ly
man-Eliel Drug company. Minneapolis;
King Bros.. Stillwater; Emil Wellbrandt
Surgical Manufacturing company, St.
Louis; Ernest Leitz. Chicago.
Hardware and Kitchen Utensils—C. W.
Hackett Hardware company, St. Faul;
Wolterstorff & Haskell. St. Paul; Sehune
man & Evans, St. Paul; Powell-Holmes
company, St. Cloud; Hibbard-Speneer-
Bartlett company, Chicago.
HAZEL PARK.
Mrs. Charles Wheeler. of Maryland
street, entertained at dinner yesterday.
Miss Sullivan, of Merriam Park, spent
Monday with Park friends.
Miss Edwards, of lowa City, spent the
latter part of the week with Mrs. jE. S.
Ferry, of Stillwater aveuue,
Mr. Mayhew. of Stillwater avenue, en
tertained in honor of his birthday at a
family reunion Thursday.
Miss Eva Fabian, of the Bluff, spent
Monday with Miss Thora Peterson, of
Flandrenu avenue.
Mrs. Smith, of San Francisco, spent
Sunday with Mrs. W. L,. Ames, of Still
water avenue.
Mrs. O. Ames, of Reaney street, spent
Tuesday with Mrs. W. L. Ames, of Still
water avenue.
Mrs. E. L. Tepel, of-White Bear, has re
turned from Wyoming.
Miss Kelley, of city, spent Tuesday with
Park friends.
BURLINGTON HEIGHTS.
Mrs. John Wharry. of Dayton's Bluff,
entertained a party of Highwood ladies on
Tuesday at luncheon. Among tho guests
were Mrs. John Semple, Mrs. M. J. Clum.
Mrs. J. R. Williams and Mrs. John
Ma thews.
Mrs. John Mathews entertained the La
dies' Card club Wednesday afternoon. The
favor was won by Mrs. M. B. Wetherbee.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis J. Howard and Mr.
and Mrs. Helm, have gone to the Brute
for an outing-
Mrs. John Matheis returned Tuesday
from a week's stay at White Bear.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Wilson have return
ed from a visit to Duluth.
Back to His Old Love
Having severed my connection with
Mr. A. Montant I will continue th« busi
ness of the Montant Cafe. I will ssrve
the best the market affords and will br
pleased to see old friends and the public
in general. Good German Cocking, the
best Wines, Liqu'ori and Cigars, will*be
features of tho
Germania Cafe.
MR. J. OLSZEWSKI, Prop.

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