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PICTURES OF MINNESOTA SCENERY TO ADORN NEW BATTLESHIP : _r|po_g_ 1(55 = i » I ~ - '■" ■• - "^.vSV'-^j- -"«/> ;*■* ' "-r^,- ■ "' [/J Jiff jili l/il V i sSy*j23 SilkK T& IB *^^" HHi I I jfl .' I 1 "^ flfP ffll-TTIDB ~ DflQor WHEN the battleship Minnesota slips gently down the New port News ways April 8 she win start upon her life bear ing not only the name of the great state of Minnesota, but, as well, four beautiful reproductions of scenes fa mous for their beauty in scenic Minne sota. They are carbon prints by Sargent from photographs of four of the most striking scenes in the Interstate park at the Dalles of the St. Croix. These views have been mounted on wide i FIND IRON IN INDIA Aluminum Likewise, and Pos- sibilities Are Great Special Foreign Service . CALCUTTA, March 25.—Remarkable developments are likely to follow upon the discovery of the immense and easily worked deposits or.iron and aluminum ore in the central provinces of India. Good coking coal and limestone are available in unlimited quantity within reach *of the mines 'Experiments checked by highly, trained officials of the geological survey department of the government of India show that the demand for coke for the blast furnaces will render profitable the extraction at Indian collieries of coal tar and ammo nium sulphate, both valuable by-prod ucts. For this purpose sulphuric acid factories are to be set up in western Bengal to utilize the hitherto unprof itable deposits 'of sulphurous copper ore which have long been known to exist in the Chota Nagpur district. This means that India is about to enter the field as a producer of both copper and, chemical manure, as well as of iron and aluminum. Its cheap labor abundant raw materials and enormous local markets give it a position of great advantage in this connection. * Anglo-Indians are beginning to look forward to a time when the success already attained by Indian cotton mills and Indian jute mills will be repeated in. industrial enterprises of even greater ' Importance. The day when British In dustries begin to feel the competition Is approaching no less surely because the movement is slow. . The pecuniary advantage, is so great of working up raw -materials in the locality .-,_ where "Looking Down the Dalles," Interstate Park, Dalles of the St. Crolx "Devil's Chair," Interstate Park, Dalles of the St. Croix Fifty miles from St. Paul cream colored mats and framed in plain gold frames, in-the corner of each of which is a neat carcTdescriblng the scene represented. They will be taken from St. Paul by the governor's launching party and will be formally presented to the ship's officers by Miss. Rose Marie Schaller, the sponsor of the battleship. • .. -" -< The first picture is a birdseye view looking up the St. Croix and pictures some of the most beautiful scenes in the Dalles. The river at the bottom of the picture is 700 feet above the sea level. . i '. ~ ~ '. —— -. they occur, when this happens, as in India, to be also close to the homes of a teeming population of customers and in the midst of industrious workmen, that the movement is bound to develop Slow progress at the beginning will give place, infallibly to rapid growth later on. Already Indian coal supplies nearly all the requirements of southern Asia to the exclusion of Cardiff coal. Indian jute mills have secured almost a mo noply of the supply of sacks for the grain producing world. Indian tea is driving Chinese tea before it from St. Petersburg to New Yerk. Iron and steel are already being manufactured upon a small scale in Bengal. The de velopments which are pending have the history of the past upon their side. YOUNG NOBLEMAN MAKES MAIDEN SPEECH Special Foreign Service LONDON, March 25.—Lord Tumour, !t! c y?uthful member of parliament for the Horsham division of Sussex, who was elected in November last, made his maiden speech in the house of com mons this week. He found his inspira tion and opportunity in the debate on the compensation for damage to crops bill, which was read the second time. "I apologize," he said, "for contrib uting so early to the debate, more especially as I think no other member of the present house ever had the te merity to address it before attaining the age of 22." Then, referring to the bill under consideration, he pointed to a recent decision as showing that while the owner of a private railway is liable in case of damage caused by sparks from an engine on his trains, a public railway company is to all intents and purposes not responsible. It was said that the bill would Impose an addi tional burden on the railway com panies in relief of the agricultural dls- THE ST. PAUL GLOBE, SUNDAY. MARCH 26. 1905 Fifty miles from St. Paul The Minnesota shore is to the left. There Echo, or Angle, rock rises to a height of 150 feet, throwing a bold face of rock out against and defying the fierce rush of water, causing the river to make a complete right angle in its course. Above this great rock, on Its surface and stretching back and away towards the village, Taylors Falls, are the famous Devil's potholes. There are over 100 of these marvel ous products of a prehistoric foree — glaciers, some naturalists say, volca noes,' say others. They vary in depth tricts they served, and so help, but his experience was that the tendency of the companies was rather to take up the seaside towns than to develop ag ricultural industries. The house cheered, and Sir Frederick Banbury, who followed, paid a hearty compli ment to the young member. f HAS DOUBTS AS TO REAL GIBSON GIRL Special Foreign Service LONDON. Mhreta 25.— "I want to know—judicially—what a Gibson girl is." said Judge Bevall in the Westmin ster court this week. He was handed a photograph of Miss Camiile Clifford. Then, he remarked cryptically that it appeared to be "chiefly a matter of figure." There are, according to Mr. Butt, manager of the Palace theater, many, ladies anxious to imitate—on the stage —Miss Camllle Clifford. One is Miss Kate Hardren, an American girl. She and her manager, Mr. John Halpin, were sued recently by Messrs. Harrison for the price of two dresses. The dresses were ordered so that she might give "». show" before the manager of the Palace theater. Counsel explained that when Mr. Halpin was asked for payment later, he wrote that Miss Hardren had lost a fortnight's engage ment owing to the dress. The dress was discussed at great length, and the photograph of Miss Clifford was handed round in order to help towards an elucidation of the knotty points. Counsel said Miss Har dren had to stand four hours while waiting for the rehearsal, because "she could not sit down in the dressing room owing to the bones." Miss Dhoyl, an assistant at Harrison's, said she saw Miss Hardren 'sitting on a box placed on top of chairs." Counsel explained that was because she, had not to bend when in that posture. Mr. Butt said it Blrdseye View "Over the Dalles," Interstate Park, Dalles of the St. Croix Tay!ors Falls, Minn., to the left; St Croix Falls, Wls., to the right; waterfalls, or power dam, in the distant background ■ »».»»»»#»» + + ♦♦♦♦»♦♦♦♦♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ 4 from a few to many feet; from a few Inches in diameter to forty-five feet. Further up the river the quaint little village of Taylors Falls, on the Minne sota side of the river, and of St. Croix Falls, on the Wisconsin side, may be -seen. In the vanishing point of the river is the site of the proposed great power plant darn/ . The Devil's Chair is a great perpen dicular mass of rock rising 150 feet into the air and forming at its summit a natural throne from which in bygone days - Chippewa, chieftains, mayhap, Tvas not because of the dress that he did give the lady an engagement. "No one." he declared, "has yet succeeded in imitating Miss Clifford, who 'walks in a most captivating way.' It is hard," he added with a sigh, "to ex plain the captivating way of women." The judge dismissed the action against Miss Hardren, and gave judg ment for Mr. Halpin. Leave to appeal was granted. DESCRIBES ETON BOYS AS A FUTILE SET Special Foreign Service LONDON, March 25.—1n the course of a lecture to the teachers of Birming ham university recently Sir Oliver Lodge described some Eton boys he had met as the "most futile set that could be imagined for any useful pur pose." The Etonians »peak for themselves in this week's Eton College Chronicle, from which the following extracts are tak#n: "Who among us has not answered the following questions till he is tired of contradicting: 'You are at Eton, aren't you? Of course, you .do no work there; no one does, does he?' This is. we are sure, an Injurious and all too ] prevalent fallacy. The minimum of work done by an individual in this place is fully enough to keep most of his evenings full, and great parts of his days. If he add to this any desire tc win prizes or improve his mind, his spare time is gone. "The outsider, when he hears that in every house at Eton there flourishes a debating society, is inclined to be amazed and slightly alter his views concerning the useless and idle lives which he formerly imagined were led by Eton boys. Let no ignorant person again venture a sneer of contempt when he hears of the Eton House De bating society. Let him rather learn "Sentinel," or "Old Man of the Dalles," Interstate Park, Dalles of the St. Croix Two hours' ride from the Twin Cities '♦♦♦ ♦♦»♦♦»»•♦ climbed to watch over the surrounding miles for the approach of enemies. The chair was formed by the action of the water, continually washing or grind ing away at the hard rock face. It was from this freak trick of the St. Croix river that the French applied to this portion of the St. Croix the name Dalles, meaning, in their language, to scour away or wear out. The "Sentinel," or "Old Man of the Dalles," the most wonderful image of a human face ever worked in solid rock by the hand of nature forms a third of the pictures. The face of the Sentinel, as it stands that It is a most worthy institution, which seems to us to be another of those means which have contributed to make Eton unique as the training ground for practical and social Eng lishmen." RECEIVE SELBORNE'S APPOINTMENT FAVORABLY Special Foreign Service JOHANNESBURG. March 25.—The appointment of Lord Selborne to suc ceed Lord Milrxer has met with general approval throughout South Africa. The Cape Times considers it certain that as Lord Selborne is a member of the present ministry and therefore identi fied with their South African policy, there will be no change in the idea's which- guided Lord Milner. The ap pointment, adds the journal, should satisfy not only both sections at home, but public opinion in South Africa, which asked for the best that England could send to succeed Lord Milner. The South African News, represent ing bond opinion, says: i%As a mem ber of the government which conducted the war Lord Selborne comes to us with his prejudices thick upon him, and as a cabinet minister he will find it difficult to take up the pacific position of a governor of a self-governing col ony." It Is generally understood here that Lord Selborne had no previous con nection with the subcontinent, and he has a knowledge of colonial matters which has been acquired under Joseph Chamberlain. Ever since the question of Lord Mllner's successor became a subject of conjecture there has been a strong feeling in well informed quar ters that, all things being taken into consideration, an entirely new man, unknown personally- in South Africa, was the most suitable for the purpose. The Star this week said: "If th« ♦-♦"»-♦-*->•♦•♦♦ ♦»♦♦»♦♦♦♦♦♦»♦♦»♦»♦♦ out in bold relief, "is eleven feet in length from top of forehead to bottom of chin and is remarkably well pro portioned, reminding many of the fea tures of George Washington. In olden days the Indians, children of nature, regarded the "great face so mysteriously graven in the side of the great bluff as that of an ever watchful deity who would -see- and.report to the great Manituu their every action. The* be*autifurscene looking down the Dalles from Echo rock presents a fit ting subject for the fourth of the quar tette. It shows to advantage the great beauty of the river and the verdure new constitution of the Transvaal be published without delay, the political energies of this colony would be devot ed to the practical business of regis tration, and there is some hope that the animated discussion of abstract questions may be abandoned. A lull in the politii al controversies of the day would give ihe new governor time to form his own opinion of local men and matters. The task before Lord Sel borne" is none the lesfl severe on ac count of the soundness and thorough ness of Lord Milner's statesmanship. The back of the South African prob lem has undoubtedly been broken, but the need of a wise, strong, able admin istrator still remains. Nor will there be any tendency to defraud Lord Sel borne of the laurels he may win in his new post. Lord Milner's work stands distinct by itself. A definite stage has been reached. The man who has de voted years and health to the service of South Africa is-able to withdraw from the scene of his labors in perfect con sciousness that his task is finished and well^Bone. He retires from the polit ical world and will take a long rest abroad. His successor has an equally distinct task before him. with the sole responsibility for the majiner in which it shall be accomplished. Fortunately, he starts under the best auspices, for he can count on a cordial welcome from the people of South Africa, and on the hearty and loyal cooperation of able lieutenants." Revolute in Crete Special Foreign Service ATHENS, March 25.—The revolu tionary movement in Crete by which the party in favor of annexation to Greece hopes to achieve Its object is again very active. It is noteworthy that those who hitherto have approved of Prince George's sympathy with their aspirations have now declared open war against him. ■»♦»♦♦♦♦♦»♦♦♦♦♦♦»♦♦♦»♦♦»♦♦# of the plant life which embowers Its banks. Over 1,000 different varieties of botanical life have been discovered in the park and the varying shades of green are an everlasting source of de light to the artist. And so, when the proud Minnesota touches at the shores of Italy, or Scot land, or Germany, or Spain, there will hang In her salon pictured evident ea that when natural beauty of scenery is to be considered the state from which she beam her name may gracefully take homage from any of those coun- . tries, whose natural beauties have been widely sune. PULL NOT TOGETHER Russian Officials Would Do Well to Caucus Special Foreign Service ST. PETERSBURG, March 23.—Rus sian officials are not pulling well to gether. Mons. Shibloffsky, president of the imperial commission of inquiry into workmen's grievances, has frequently requested Gen. Trepoff to release a number of imprisoned operatives- in the interests of peace, but the governor general obstinately refuses. He be lieves in making 'wholesome exam ples." in the meanwhile the real struggle between the governing and the governed has been transferred to a lower plane, where spies, detectives and secret agents flourish. The man who fired upon Gen. Trepoff some time ago has been induced to turn Informer, and many of his former comrades have been arrested, but the trump card oC the police would seem to be the play ing off of nationality against nation ality, class against class, and religion against religion. If this intention be seriously harbored, the results may be calamitous. Reasons for believing that it is entertained are numerous. Here are a few. After the massacre of unarmed peo ple in St. Petersburg, the polite paid forty kopecs each to hooligans for breaking shopkeepers' windows In or der to engender hatred of the students and workmen among the trading tiasses. Secondly, the fact that the frightful bloodshed in the Caucasus was caused by agents of provoiatures, paid by the authorities to Incite tb« Tartars against the Armenians.