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FOR THE FAIR SEX
SHOULD GENIUS MARRY
CLUB WOMAN IN THE EAST SAYS
NO
The Advantages and Disadvantages of
Marrying a Great Man —It Is a Great
Thing for a Woman to Sit at the
Feet of a Poet
A club woman somewhere said re
cently that geniuses should not marry
and the: remark has been the text for
much discussion in the East. '- Mr.
Ernest Seton-Thompson or Thompson
s'ion— is quite impossible -to say
■which he is—very modestly discussed
the matter from the standpoint of the
genius, as did several other persons
who seem to have no doubt as to their,
own classification. The matter appears
to have been discussed mainly from
the point of view of the genius, so that
a few remarks from one who can dis
cuss it impersonally may not be amiss.
In ih first place, what is a genius? In
the next, was there/ever a real. genius
who was conscious of it? Perhaps it
needs a genius to" aris\vei:"En"ese *q'ues-~
lions.
A -• nius is a poison set apart by na
ture or by Cod to make the highest
us.'< pt his talents, and to do great
things! That is not to say that he al-i
ways rtoes them. Frequently, alas, he
allows his talents to go to waste, or
puts them to a poor use. but the great
geniuses of the world have usually re
ceive*.] recognition. Of course, when'a
general proposition is laid down like
the above that geniuses should not
marry, it is necessary first to catch
your genius and they do not go about
with a ticket, "I am a genius, beware!"
Sometimes a woman marries a sup
poeedly ordinary man and discovers
to.i late that he is a genius! What is
she to do about it? On the other hand,
sin- sometimes marries a man she re
gards as a genius and finds out later
ihat he is nothing but the most com
monplace sort of man and comparative
ly easy to get along with.
This must be a great shock. It takes
;i brave woman to domesticate a ge
nius-, a poet, for instance, but think:
what ;i joy it must be to a mere woman
to sit at his feet and listen to him for
the rest of her life. Few women are
so blessed. Then a poet—a really true
i I -would be able to rise above
grounds in the coffee and if the steak
'> ■> burned black he would not notice
h Ten t<> one he would be inditing a
sonnet to your eyebrows. Then would be
the test of his genius. If you should
see his eye in "fine frenzy rolling,"
don't think that he has indigestion, but
it is the genius that is working within
him. Why. it must, be rather entertain
ing to marry a genius; although they
should be handled with gloves. When
y,.u see that; he is about to. have an
attack ..f bis particular genius for
writing, composing, painting- or what
ever form his great talent takes, shut
him v). in hj s room and leave plenty of
strong food outside of his door three
times ;i day. but don't go near him.
Managed in this way. a genius should
be endurable. Don't say very much
about his talents to him; he "will tell
you all about them himself: in fact, you
might not know he was a genius at'all
unless he told you. A genius is always
putting into practice the old adage,
"know thyself.'.'
Th.- woman who is married to a ge
nius and doesn't know it is probably
the happiest. She is without that ter
rible sense of responsibility that harn
p'-is the one who has knowingly united
herself with a great man. The ques
tion is. ran a woman marry a genius
and not know if. 1 I s there the slight
est chance of his keeping it to himself 1'
When I started out I had no idea that
tins subject would so develop and lead
in so many questions and problems,
i'.ut if the doubts and difficulties inci
dent ii].on a woman's lif e are not to
be discussed on a woman's page, wheie
in the world can they be discussed?
Another problem is if a woman marries
a genius with her eyes open and know
ing Hit- risk, will things be better or
worse if after a few years, he no long
er seems a genius to her? Well, well,
here am I propounding a lot of ques
tions that I cannot answer on a warm
day and all the geniuses who might
answer are on the second floor I
leave them for wiser heads.
Mainly About People
Mrs. .F. M. Welch, of Nina avenue,
and Miss Neely, of Dayton avenue.
have returned from a month's visit at
Chico Warm Springs, Mont.
«"ml<i. and Sirs. J. L. Gilbreth are the
guests of Mrs. CJilbreth's mother. Mrs.
Howard, of Wilkln street.
Miss Sit lla Newstrom, of Como
boulevard, entertained on Wednesday
evening In honor of Miss Lumquist, of
Chicago.
A series of lawn festivals is being
gtveii for the benefit of the Church of
St. Peter <"layer on Aurora avenue
every evening this week. Refreshments
are served and special entertainments
are given.
Mr. and Ifrs Edward Raymond Cop
pork, of Forl I-ieavenworth. are visit
ing Mr. K. S. Cliittenden at the Angus.
isU. and Mrs. John Lloyd, of the Ash
la nu. have gone to St. Louis.
The Misses Godfrey; of Wakefield ay-
HAND
SAPOLIO
Is especially valuable during the
summer season, when outdoor occu
pati&ns and sports are most in order.
GRASS STAINS. MUD STAINS
ano CALLOUS SPOTS
yield to it, and it is particularly
agreeable when used in the bath
after violent exercise.
. ALL GROCERS AND DRUQGISTS
FASHIONS FROM VOGUE
Prepared Specially for THE GLOBE
At no time of : this year are pretty room
and tea gowns more •in demand than dv r
ings the summer months, _' when ' hot
weather. makes a regulation "dress so . un
comfortable for wearing around the house
in the hot'^itoutfs' :of the 'afternoon.
China . and/ India .^fcs .are,,popular for
such gowns, but dimity, . batiste, ' organdie
and. mulls- seem cooler and daintier. r
For young girls .flowered organdies and
dimities trimmed with Valenciennes lace'
and colored ribbons are very ''suitable, and
for older women- plain; colors elaborately
Dimmed with lace, embroidery rib*
bofrs are' much used. ir *'-??. "'-': '"".l-'^i",
SThe „illustrationj ,shows, ; a ..charming
gown .of ..this, -descniptioti. .nlad«* of pale
sky blue dimity over a. china silk of the
same shade.'" The fronts -hang" in long
loose flowing- lines', ata'd *&£& back ■is ar
ranged with ..plaits hi_ the. middle which
start from a narrow yoke ' and form a
short train at the bottom. -"*."'.
Over. . either .tshoulder^ t and:>aß^'n the
enue, will ei.tertain the Evening Aid
Society of St. Paul chapter, O. E. S.,
this evening.
Miss Lillian Hunt, of Pleasant ave
nue, has gone to Chicago.
Mrs. Arthur Rogers, of Ashland ave
nue, has gone to Minnetonka to visit
her sister, Mrs. Devereux.
Mrs. Thomas Breen, of Marshall av
enue, gave a small Juncheon yesterday.
Mrs. Taylor, of Fuller street is en
tertaining Miss Taylor, of Cleveland.
Mr. Howells on How to Decline a Pro
posal
There was once a young lady of ten
der feelings but firm resolves who was
inflexibly determined to live unmar
ried, even at the risk of living an old
maid, but who wished so much to spare
the susceptibilities of her potential ad
mirers that she long made it her study
how to refuse them without wounding
them. To this end she read all the
novels she could lay her hands on. and
as much poetry as she could bear. She
went constantly to the theater, and in
the intervals'of her social duties she
took serious books, like biographies and
memoirs, out of the libraries, and in
formed herself of the methods and
manners of the heroines who declined
offers from high motives. She was,
upon the whole, a good deal disap
pointed, especially with the novels.
These manuals of the. impassioned
emotions seemed to render in almost
every case a biind allegiance to the
law of ending well, which in the low
conception of the author was getting
the hero and heroine married, and then
dropping them. In the very, very few
cases where they suffered a girl to re
fuse a lover, it was that she might
leave him to some other girl who se
cretly loved him. and who would prob
ably pine away, or partly away, if she
did not have him. This the young lady
thought simply disgusting and idiotic;
she was a young lady of strong ex
pressions 'as well as tender feelings
and fixed resolves; and she found the
poets not much, if any, more instructive
than the novelists. They gave ex
amples enough of girls who did not
marry, but it was because their lovers
died, or did not ask them; when their
lovers both survived and proposed the
girls refused them from pride or from
shame, or from want of presence of
mind: and bitterly regretted it ever
afterwards. The personal histories
were largely those of women distin
guished in the arts, letters and sci
ences, whose courtships and marriages
were dismissed in a few cold and in
different phrases, as incidents of small
consequence in their several careers.
Where they did not marry they seemed
not to have been courted; and where
they were loved it was in a vague, ten
tative sort that never arrived at pas
sion.
In spite of all. however, the young
lady did evolve, though from the ob
servation of life rather than her ac
quaintance with literature, a formula
of sympathetic rejection which entirely
suited her. We will not reveal it be
cause it was so charming that if put in
the possession of young girls generally,
it would tempt them to its use in the
case of every offer of marriage. But
we may confide that the :young lady,
having lived to witness the comparative
•failure of marriage amotig her friends,
and always liking her friends' hus
bands better than her friends*"them-
HUE ST. PAUL GLOBE, FRIDAY, JHLTLY 29, 1904
front are bands of the blue dimity apr
phqued with lace medallions and ■ edging
there, and the neck is a wide ruffle of net
top lace. . •
The sleeves are large puffs ending in
bands and lace frills.
Among the numerous small belongings
of dress that may make or mar a bosv
tume are dainty lisle thread stockings
inset with small medallions or insertion
of black chantilly lace.
Other stockings of. either silk or liwk*
have single or' triple clocks in black, or
.black touched with ajjit of color.
Among stockings ranging in price, from,
SJO to $40 per pair are" many' exciuiWte'
hand-embroidered specimens. The silk of
these stockings is indescribably fine. tiiilP
the embroidery and lace incrustations arc.
so beautifully executed that they seem'
part of the stocking.
The greatest novelties in slippers arft
those of satin, matching the color of the
gown, covered with real lace, or em
broidered in tiny colored beads and'.silkd/'-
selves, though she blamed them for her
friends' unhappiness, made such a
study of their varying temperaments
that she knew just where men's sensi
bilities would suffer most, and so con
trived a form of refusal that would
justly flatter their vanity and console
their affections, and at. last leave them
grateful for having been rejected.
The only difficulty she experienced
was in the application of her formula.
It happened that the very first man
who offered himself was one whom
she had long secretly loved, and she
instantly accepted him, without, as it
were, thinking. She never regretted
what she had done, and did not even
appear chagrined at the waste of the
time she had spent in acquiring the
useless information stored up for a
contrary eventuality. X Tnless she should
become a widow, hers must ever re
main the most signal instance of mis
spent research that we could offer.—
W. D. Howells, in Harper's Magazine
for August.
GOSSIP FROM GOTHAM
One of the strangest wedding gifts
was received by Mrs. Theodore Doug
las Robinson, who recently laid aside
her maiden name of Helen Roosevelt.
Mrs. Robinson received an electric
brougham from Mr. and Mrs. ~W. Em
len Roosevelt. Vehicles of this sort
Confirmation of Assessment for Slopes on / Cas<-> Street, from Cypress Street to ■
. '.' Earl Street vT-'i.-?r.',-»;.-- ■-i■ -' -=v;i«irw" -».j»T ■><>
'— ' -1-; v.~ !:-•■*■-f'v Office of the Board of Public Works. : °
_„ , ■ . _"- ' .City of St. Paul. Minn.. July 25. 1904. "
Ihe assessment of benefits, damages, costs and- expenses arising from con
demning and taking an easement in the land abutting on Case street, between
Cypress street and Earl street, in the city of St Paul Minnesota, necessary to
construct the-slopes, for? cuts and fills in grading said -Case street between the
points named..to the' established grade as shown by the profile of said.;grade, on"
if in ■ the .office- of the Register of Deeds in and for Ramsey County, in the
office of the - City Engineer, said slopes "to : extend 1% feet: on said land for every'
!*2 » cut '^ 11 as indicated on the plan of said ' slopes? on file In the office IMS
the Board of Public Works in and ;f or said 4 city.: having been completed by said
Board* said Board /will meet ati their office in .said. city at 2; p. m. =on the day
or August, A. D. 1904. to 1 hear, objections (if any) to said: assessment,- at which ti
time and "lace = unless sufficient cause: Is shown to 'the; contrary, said assessment g
will be confirmed by said Board. ?'.",'; "C s. >.---'-.
--_ The. folio wing us a list of the supposed owners' names, :a > description •of the
. property benefited or damaged, and the. amounts assessed, against the same,:,. to
'■"■/■:-": Douglas Addition. --7 -V"^v* ,'.-, . ■":\.'.\T'.-\ .:
Supposed Owner and ■ . „ . • , : . ,".-■.- .<.".., Bal to. . Bal. to
~ •■■■■■.Description. •- „ • .. - .-Lot, ; Block. Benefits. Damages., Owner. V^,.., CityVw
Grant Thomas .......1.........16 -;■-,- 4 . "*■ $1.00 $0.50 IV $0.00 r ' " $0.50
same •■ •...;..17. .- lf 4i '•■' 1.06- i-": .50 ;>''''• d.oo'"^^ : .50
Genoveva Lenner : ..;... is •-.-.4. • 00 -r .60 '-■' fO-.oo' - .50
Grant Thomas .......19 .. - , h ,4 I 1.00 ?'f..-;:50 '/ 0.00 >■**>■•''~~.\So:'=
same.... ...:.......-....;... 20 . .4-- ' 1.00 *: . .50 .^t-'i 0.06 .. .50
t?£ • ;...............;. .21 .-n4i .; 1.04) .-•■•■•.■'-':vso,-.-.-.f. .-0.-W ;^ >i5 M1 ."".&0,;
F. i Spitzer 22. -• 4 ■''■'.- .1.00 -50* 0.00 f U~?-v }:-. 50 -
Nels 'Hanson .......;......; 2:; ■ .4 '■ '■'■ 1.00 : :;:.; .50 .r V': 0.00 ■;»' ? .50
E. J. Abbott .................. 24 ;• 4 .:■•:■' 1.00 ' '■':-' ::50-'! y- 0.00 ;' '■ .50 r
F Spitzer ',--- :r 25 .-..- 4! .>:«i.oo^-^^:so^ -:U;ro.oe-; .^.:.; .50 :-.
IS, Sle? peL .........:..... 2« . 4 ' 1.00 ' ~:A ■ .50 . "vi» 0.00 i? . - -.50-
William F. Kauffmann....... ...27 :*.-? 4 .';." . I.oo ■■•?■■ .50 j'.> -c (^.Od- »bi;j^: .50V-;
Abbott & Ancker's Rearrangement of Lots 1,; 2. 3728,'. 29 ; and 39, sßlock 4. Douglas V;
,-.--•'.■• -: Addition. C'":<' ': ~':'~-\ . •-^an.'r'*.""-^ yroc.-"-"^
Supposed Owner and , . ■ .»-! •*-'•■* ->:" fi J.^} :f, d*Bai:to? Bal to
Description. Lot. Benefits:. Damage?, Owner.:-r:"; City.
Mary A. KiUy ........................-;.- 1 \ $3.o<r 50" = --$*V.OO- -j $1,60
ar; .'-. V " Dawsons Earl Street Addition?^v^'o^?-'"/;- : -;"
• Supposed Owner and .. . .«■ •--.,- :. -: ->:;-;.-;-'•.'-;*■...7^- iosgia to " Bal to ='"
•r- Description ''1 '■- -/ ~■•" - Lot. Block. .Benefits. \;Damagesr^Owner. ■•'.-. * City, o
£', cdenck VI Reedy... '•"-••• f/^:^^^^.oo^»*o./^^ £t f«oo.r^^^n^
Thorkild Wilson ..........9 : ->---72•;■• - 1.0.0 ..... .50 •„1 0.00 "■ - .50 ■"
.-.Wm.-Saltebury.-,:...-..-..;-..T.-.^io^ "T- 72 ! *•'» i:oo" "'.50 , 0M D;" ?T^:^
same :-....:-..•.•.:■:*.;:.•■.■.-..vr.-iV.II 72, oo^ ■'-•■ .50 '-;-ji^o.oo; • . —.50:
;. same ....-.".... .*..:: .\~. ;..*?;'.-.". 'lii'--- :.'^72 ■''''rt*"i"oo ri "'so' !rS:IV-0'0!0 o" !;" ■'3itJ>sio i '
John ; Charley Smolensky..';:.. ..W'f -j9--v^ :1 ; 00 v.^c-50--"'*^ 0.00 - \' -f: :50
Ylm. Salisbury f....:. .'.r:.:.:. .-.U^-v* '; It- .. ■ -1.00 -f -.50 V: 0. off .s*r
Maryv^a^h^:-:..-:-;:V..-:.:l5 '^,^2 jV v 1.00 -V-■- .50. V-: 0.00 r • , .50
Harry B. Sender v Vr:.f.;.. 16 ;•..,-.•-.75-i;V.- 1.00 " "\SV vv^^TdO' 1^ ••..-. .50 ; .
Nichola3-Flink.:r.v\V...v.-..V.lirr -,^72 .1.00 - , ,-.5fl t -j.i 0..00 .^ : ' - .50
Bishop Seabury Missions .V. 18 -.j-72 =r: 1.00 ' ' '"50 vY-i^OO >^-.5O > r
John J.Schlitz .:::..;.■.-..;.;. ..19 •«7 A : 1.00 --~ '~~--<: •'-'■ '^0,00 """ ■* .50
Francis :H,.Dumble-:sV^|fr.2O .V-.:.iii>-:^i#^ : .r^:^P?«ii3:<sjsgw.?»«; w .V.g-;i
All objections to said assessment must be made "in ifriiLng ajid filed, with the
Qerk of said Board at least one day prior to said meeting ' Z ~V '
■ Official: :R. L. GORMAN. -; -•■••: - ''^^g^^M^^M^
. _r ■ Clerk.Board of Public Works. -,^ *. „v r, :.j^jl :<>j ;iu-»^r. t
"■■/ . ' : ~ '.'• ■;v-":l.. ■;. .'?'.**"-i^.'l?HTI**-.;-.'" '"■ " .':'.'■■'-''■-''<<-■■
are a rare bridal gift; -these- days, ami
;Mrs. W. Emleri Roosevelt thus explain-";
ed her choice of. a gift: r "We did not '
know what to v gi\iN Helen was re
" ceiving silver dishes , and % bases and
, jewels, and so when we heard j about
the _ new broughams we sent one of
them." -^ On J the 1 panels -of this carriage '
the : crests of Miss . Roosevelt - and Mr
Robinson v are joined. ' The Robinsons
received exceptionally fine .gifts, be
cause most of . the ; members of their
respective t. families are . wealthy.. Pres
ident Roosevelt | sent ;. silver - platters
! and Mrs. Astor, the grandmother of '
; young I Mrs. • Robinson, "■ sent ia ■" dia'mori'l;
' brooch of goodly "size."^"Th fact, most 6l
, the Astors sent, jewels, j^ : Roosevelt:
Roosevelt gave his daughter a dia
mond and pearl tiara. v .. r J "> „ . > ..J V
: ~- Although not heralded on : their ar
rival gin Greaj; Britain Mr.' and - Mrs.
Algernon Boyesen- have achieved a so-
I cial success, in. England, and the young
brunette who eloped with the popular
'•Algy" : Boyesen "has iJ- made many
friends in London. 'The Boyesens ; were
• well - equipped ''wittf >v; letter^: 1' " They.
,knew Lady Bagot, Lady -Barrymore
and ; other r women of their-set. 1 and
Mrs,. Bayesen is just the sort,of -wj?m
an to make a bit in : a staid London
! drawing room. ; She is a vivacious
girl. "Lord and Lady Algy"' has been
the' nickfVa'nie conferred :tJM?the you'tb:
, ful Boyesens.. The greatest, honor, of
all that., have been heaped; on - their
. Shoulders ,\viis on invitations, from-th^
Duke and Duchess., of Sutherland to
i their shooting box in Scotland. ' There
'the JBoyesehs met the cream of British
'aristocracy/ ". ->fTM.'i»j.j?»ni ■*?> ".-•-•{<»
' Authorities-do npt> agree that Mrs.
■ Victor Sorchan.. loQJta,jwell-in..the ox
; blood linen gown sb^jh^s been wearing
lin Newport for the' past week. This
; gown, from its strijnnjj shade to its ex
: cellent lines, is a '^rk l of' art, "but Mrs.
i Sorchan is- too sdarft fMr a .'color so un
compromising as-tfßs .heavy red. The
'jacket .of v this lin&n gown oparts": an<3
shows a" white shijit waist underneath
and Mrs. Sorchan 'weUi-s-^a 1 white "bebe"
hat. Mrs. Sorchan -wenrs .white boots
and stockings with* her glowing frock,
and her parasol is !ef exactly the same
shade of red as the : costume. The
;Sorchans- have -just^retarned from Eu
rope, • : . .. ~.0 Jafe.iirV .^;
; ' "Newport is sayings that Mrs. Frederic
Neilson has been d<i>Hßg with her dis-
I carded son-in-law, Arthur T. Kemp, in
■Paris. ; Mrs. - -Neilsdn/'i^ho is as inde
pendent as she lis broadminded,
' espoused v her son-fa-law's cause arid
always said he was not responsible for
the divorce. Mrs. s |sreilson~ and Mr.
Kemp are chaperoned by. Mr. and r Mrs.
Jules Blanc Neilson., Before the end of
.'the* season ~ the mother-in-law : and
-Kemp will go to. Switzerland to visit
' Chiffon Kemp; the. daughter *of ' the ,'di
vorced couple. Mrs. Neilson was al
i w.ays,.', devoted, to her .- granddaughter,
jwbo lias bgen living ft in Rome, wltj^'her.
.malderi aunt, .Miss Marion. Kemp.. Chif
i f 'tin. will re'tufn with . her' gniHdtnother
(arid . may,; vj s ft,,, her; mother, and' Step
jfajt^i;', tJi^^iJnne^Vellg^in .
' IVIr. and' Mrs. 1 Jtule.s'/B^rVc
(traveled..io^^&VU-O^? ' , li6e ■ V^br ide • , a net
bridegroom, and the ena^qf honey- |
'mooii'; is'ildt' yet, although the . match
Soyas', fr.tmneij .up.on'by bpth T siagS- .Th«*
i Robinsons, „?irs-.., N^j}f*fyi^',; relat \ y.eS,
tholigh;Vtßt;^fei^}i^exevf6o-WojlaiyC
The 'Neilsdti's'"',thought..'the "Robinsons
i w^ho^Uy^ .u.ode.s,u-aW<V' a'figf .. one fl^'vthe
family had \veddied .a "V anderbilt.. But
'the pals; best, They.will he
:in Pjaris for : ,,a |f"e.\v \veek3, loflgei.-,
then a wjll return to Lenox,, where their
'courtship I'began'.' Lenox wifl gre'ef them
I with' enthusiasm and this will jcausfitfcie
,husband annoyance, as hp-.^Ll^v;fi r yßh,a^d
.'fuss. Mrs. Neilson v has never pushed
; her way to lhe.^roif£. ,;Sh^. comes of a
family that would not . knav!" how" 46
.•struggle for social honors.'* '/? .v lv
: Mr. and. Mrs." William .'' Douglas
Sloane have opened Elm Court v at
iLenox. '_. No sooneiv had they : : arrived
than Mrs. . Sloane gave large lunch
eon ; for. Lady . Duranu'," the -British, am
bassador's "wife, and Miss Durand. The
cream of-the Lenox colony was. pres
ent and as soon *as % .'Mrs..""S.loane'2
'three married daughter's arrive in Elm
( Court for. .jthe,.^unamei: this large
country place will become the center
of - gayety. Lenox doe's not seem like
the Lenox of old da^ on account of
the absence ; of :; th§ -! Anson Phelps
Stokes family."£ Th?s 7large' family jfor
■merly occupied Sha\3S^^Brook,Va' giant
estate, but this' su'mnVer some of the
Stokeses are abroad •and r others are in
the Adirondacks. ahicF still others in
Norton. Conn. • ShadcW : Brook is now
a fashionable boarflin^ 1 house. W. E.
D. • Stokes, the eccentric millionaire/
although one of the 1 \Lenox pioneers,
never • has ; visited tills* ! spot since his
wife, nowMrs.Lydig 1/ divorced him.
Cut Coal Production
MAHANOY ClTY.'pa':, July 28.—The
Philadelphia and Reading Coal and
Iron company today issued orders to
shut down all of its collieries in the
SchuylkiU region from' July 30 Aug.
S for the purpose of curtailing produc
tion.
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-18 Special Prizes of $500 Each for Early Subscriptions |
|p Every subscriber to The St. Paul : Globe has a chance to share In ! these cash prizes. The subject matter ffl
B ot the interesting Contest in which these large pri-zes will be paid is the Total Popular Vote to be cast for WJ
g-itoe office <t President of the United States on the ;Btfi. day of November, 1904. Every man. woman and ■
m child in the United States should be interested In the Greatest Election the Country has every had. It costs ■ M
jg£ you nothing to win a prize. ■. .:••-: • ' " ' . - ; _ *.; ||,
I Conditions of This Great Contest. I
1, . ':., Every subscriber who remits for subscription to the Daily and Sunday Globe—Daily only Globe or Sun- W
a day only CHobe—will receive guesses as follows: ~ . v-• ■:'■'■ •" ' : . M
I $1.00 ON SUBSCRIPTION 1 GUESS. |
I $2.0() ON SUBSCRIPTION 3 GUESSES. I
| $3.00 ON SUBSCRTPTIOrS 5 GUESSES. I
I ! $4.00 ON SUBSCRIPTION 7 GUESSES. 1
1 $5.00 ON SUBSCRIPTION 10 GUESSES. I
■ ■-.; . These certificates will insure to him any prizes . which.his guesses will entitle him to claim. -When you M
■ : send; mi jrour subscription; also < send us your guesses «r, estimates of the Total Vote to be cast on Novem- ,1
■ ber Bth, for the office of PRESIDENT. In waking your guesses consult the figures below -showing the V
■ .itotaf Vote, for President from Lincoln 10 McKinley. Write your name, address and estimates of the vote in the T"
B Subscription -Blank-; below and -mail : the Blank with your subscription tb-The St. : Paul Globe. ; The paper ■'will^H
I be sent to you regularly and we will mail to you certificates containing the figures of the' guesses which you »
IJsend to vis. These certificates will guarantee any*priaes which your guesses entitle you to. " Keep m
■ these certificates until the prizes are awarded/-wo- that y-ou can compare your, 'figure's with the official fig- vB
jj| urea at the close of the contest. , The contest will close at midnjgh^November 7th, 1904,' and no estimate re- H
■ ceived after that hour will be allowed. .The officjaj figures, .the,,government ,; showing the total vote: cast S
■ tf°f the office of President will determine who are entitled to the prizes and the awards wilt be made by a fl
V 'disinterested committee jof prominent judges just as soon as the r official figures can . be. ascertained, "j When : C
■ the prizes are awarded every subscriber who holds v a certificate in the contest wilt receive a printed, list of fl
■ the winners. In addition to the- large general prizes there are Eight Special Prizes of $500.00 each for early .{&
■ subscriptions. All have an equal chance to win these magnificent prizes. Those who estimate or guess NOW ffif
■ have a chance to win a special prize and Just as good a chance to win the capital prize of $10,000.00 as the fl
■ one who sends in his guess on the last day of the contest. Act at once. It may mean a fortune to you. The c 0
H"; money with which to pay the prizes has been deposited by the Press Publishing Association, in the Central fl
m Savings Bank, Detroit, Mich., and can be used for no other purpose. In case of a tie for any individual prize4B
J. such prize will be equally divided between the contestants. * :^~- V - ViVj9
(Participation —-.'"'.-' '. is not confined to ' — readers, as the -•'-; —/-■•■ being ■ advertised in a number fl
-"'■ Participation in this contest is not.confined to our readers.■ as■ the contest is being advertised in'a number of "IS
„: other.publications, the subscribers to all of which have an equal opportunity to share; in the distribution of the { fll
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I HERE IS THE LIST OF PRIZES I
I For the nearest correct estimate or guess..slo,ooo.oo I . in mM tO the foregoing prj Ze $ the fOllOWllig 1
V For the second nearest correct estimate or .... . "-.v. . :. --.-*'- ;•» a 1&
UZ thw 'ne^st'correct'esiun,ie"o^ s'°°*M - SPECIAL PRIZES FOR EARLY ESTIMATES will be paid: I
*_-• guess ■.'..........■..'..• ........*..-...•....■.. 1,000.00 ...",. .' . ' .: *W)
■ For the fourth nearest correct estimate or -. - For the nearest correct guess received be- --; ■' g»
B guess .......V :...:l. 500.00 fore July Ist ..... :...... $500.00 6
For the fifth nearest correct " estimate or > For the nearest correct guess received on or ;'H
9 guess ... ...v. .V.-. ;;•.... . .V......... 200.00 .. after July Ist and.before July 15th....... 500.00 '■ W
■ For the sixth nearest correct estimate m or : For the.nearest correct guess received en or B
at guess ... i. '. ..7. ... ...i......... 100.00 - after-July 15th and before August Ist. ... 500.00*. Teg
■ " For the 10 next nearest correct estimates or ;'.."". " For the nearest correct guess received on or "B
X,: guesses, $50 each ...........;.. /... 500.00 after August Ist and before August 15th 500.00 fl
For the 20 next nearest correct estimates or . For the nearest correct guess received on or SB
m!'-':'■■: guesses, -.$25 each ............. ..i.....:.. 500.00 after August loth and before Sept. Ist.. 500.00 9
B'fFor the 42 next nearest correct estimates or _ .. For the nearest correct guess received on or ■'■ fl
9^,, guesses, $15 each ........................ 630.00 after Sept. Ist and before Sept. 15th ■ 500.00 :fl
■ For the 100 next nearest correct estimates or. For the nearest correct guess received on or Kg
■ •-vguesses, $10 eachi .... .^...i:...............'.1.000.C0' after Sept. 15th and before Oct. 15t.. '. ... 500.00 B
For the 314 next nearest correct estimates or ;..■:.. „ For the nearest correct guess received on or ISj
B|.vguesses, $5 reach .....♦.....:.;........... 1,570.00 • after Oct. Ist: and before Oct. 15th 500.00 B
Wr~ 492. prizes . amounting to ........... .'..."♦ i V..'. $21,000.00: Total, 500 prizes, amounting to $25,000.00 S
I" Valuable Information ~ :"^ —'■ ..:; '■: . t . I
I To aid in forming : your estimates, we furnish the ■ -"' Ol|oSCFipt^lOl^ 151cH\K »
I following figures: POPUI^ V°TE f°r iD V Inclosed find *.. ....... to apply on Subscription ■
The TOTAL POPULAR VOTE for President in Inc]osed find $ to app)y Qn Sub3cription 1
the year fl)
9 1864 was. i.. .4,024 792' !.:-""'•' •" to The St. Paul Globe. M
1868 wa5..... 5,724,686. increase of 42.23' per cent. -.*..-.•'. - - J3
■ 1872 wa5..... 6,466,105 Increase of 12.94 per cent. • : Name :.".. V... : .:..:... jjm
1876 was 8,412,733 increase of 30.10 per cent. fa
K'?H880" was .'. . 9,209,406 ... Increase of 9.47 per cent. Postofflce .. ... ..... .......: • H
91884 wasl":'... 10,044,985..... increase of 9.07 cent. r .. -'. ..' ':' . : - B
1888 was ;-;.K 11,380,860 Increase of 13.30 per cent.: gtate . r -»,-'. W&jS&zU' ■..-■.' sB
9 ~ 1892 was..;. .12,059,351.V.. .increase of 5.96 per cent. I /■• •"-'."'■".*** "•;•'•• ••••.•• •.••.• •••-•,•,••• :••••••• Mi
9^ 1896 was ..'". 'J. 13,9 2 3,1021..' ~. increase of -15.45: per cent. -■, My Estimates of the total vote to be ; cast on No- - ■
9:; 1900. was .V... 13,959,653 ..... increase .of r .26 per cent.';. ■'. /vfember ,8, 1904, for the - office of President are: r %
9 1904 What will it be? c; ..■ S : '.'.'7;""'" ' '■■ 'J§
B(-V . Figure it out or guess at it, and send Yin your r .........i. -. ■. - ... ./.....;.'........ C
■ subscription. It may mean a fortune to you. -<;:ii r\p. 'i.O—J «T "- - JE
■-"■• Be careful to write your name, figures and P. O. . _- •-•■:■•' . S3
plainly. .«:•••:*- - • 0
g .'I Don't fail to take advantage; of the .. -»._.; .■ , _ - -. ,- .\ S§? £ ■
I-":; .'■'--;'.•■" :. :-: SPECIAL PRIZES. ■ r/"'.;: '-]x*~' z. ■ --.■■■'■■■-. -.-:- -... ■:--. : r-, ; ..-, / — * -.^..:: fl
Remember that the CAPITAL PRIZE is $10,000.00, and that thece are fl
EIGHT SPECIAL PRIZES of $500.00 each for EARLY ESTIMATES. g
W':;'; Send all Orders to The St. Paul Globe Contest Department. -" %
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