(HTY IN BRIEF
School Superintendent Jordan's
eyes are better, and he is able to sit
up several hours a day.
Send in your furnace cleaning and
repair work. We make a specialty of
such. M. J. Mallon Heating Co., 14X7
Hennepin. Both phones.
The priests of the city attended the
annual retreat at St. Paul Seminary
during the week. Archbishop Keano
of Dubuque, la., conducted the spir
Last Tuesday at Donaldson's tea
rooms a luncheon was given by Mrs.
L. S. Donaldson in honor of Miss
Dorothy Brown, of New York, who
has been the guest of Judge and Mrs.
John F. McGee for several weeks.
Thirty additional railway mail
clerks will be put on duty on the Mil
waukee road between Minneapolis and
Chicago Sept. 1. The order for in
creasing the force has been sent out
by Postmaster General Frank H.
John P. Reynolds of Pittsburg, Pa,,
has been visiting relatives in Minne
apolis during the week, amongst them
being Mrs. Patrick McHale, his aunt,
who resides at 3301 Harriet avenue,
Mr. Reynolds sees much to admire in
our beautiful city and is delighted
with this, his first visit here.
The Minnesota state convention of
the National League of Postmasters,
an organization composed of post
masters of the third and fourth class
es, will be held in Minneapolis Sept.
5 and 6. W. S. Bartholomew of Avon,
Minn., president of the association, Is
arranging the program.
The candidacy of Judge Geo. R.
Smith for the Republican nomination
for congressman from Hennepin coun
ty, fifth district, has been indorsed by
a committee of the Progressive League,
after learning his views on public
questions. Judge Smith is perhaps
the strongest man the Progressives
Plans for making a trip to Europe
this month to study educational in
stitutions abroad have been aban
doned by Directors Leighton, Langdon
and Beard of the school board and B.
B. Jackson, assistant superintendent
of schools. It had been the intention
of the party to leave Minneapolis
Aug. 20. The trip will be postponed
probably until the latter part of Sep
Loud barking by his bulldog arous
ed A. A. Flavin, 400 University o.ve
nue southeast, from bed Saturday
night in time to see his trousers dis
appear out of the window, a thief
having cut out the .screen. Flavin and
the dog followed and recovered the
trousers, but not till %9 had been
taken out of the pockets. Flavin is
employed as a driver by the Midway
Gov. John Burke of North Dakota,
Supreme Judge C. J. Fisk and Mrs.
Fisk of Bismarck, and Mr. and Mrs.
William McFarlane of Harriet ave
nue, formed an auto party that at
tended the closing concert at Lake
Harriet Tuesday evening. Governor
Burke left for home on the late train
the same evening. Judge Fisk and
family started overland in their auto
Thursday morning for Bismarck, but
will stop en route at Detroit Lake
and also at Fargo.
County Attorney James Robertson
has sent a letter to the Minneapolis
address of Miss Mae Snow, notifying
her that unless she flies an account
of her expenses in connection with
her candidacy for nomination as di
rector of schools by Aug. 27 her name
will be stricken from the primary
ballot. Miss Snow is in the west
where she is not spending any money
on her election, but Mr. Robertson
is acting in accordance with the new
law. She has up to Aug. 26 to make
Special railroad rates to and from
Minneapolis during state fair week,
special rates in rooming houses
throughout the city, and the -in
nouncement of every hotel keeper in
the city that he will not raise his
usual rates, promise to give the vis
itor to Minneapolis during the state
fair the most for his money that he
could possibly receive. All railroads
•with terminals in Minneapolis have
announced a fare and a third for the
round trip from all points in Mlnne
sota. The tickets will be placed on
sale from Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, and the
return trip limit is set at Sept. 9.
Martin B. Koon, distinguished law
yer, business man and worker for
civic betterment in Minneapolis, died
Tuesday at 12:40 p. m. The end came
after a brief illness, due to heart and
lung diseases. His wife, one of his
daughters, Mrs. Charles Velie, and a
brother. Dr. Chauncey M. Koon of
Grand Rapids, Mich., were at his bed
side when he passed away. His other
daughter,. Mrs. C. C. Bovey, is in Hol
land. Former Judge Koon had been
ill for a week, but it was not until
Monday that his condition became
grave. For 24 hours he had been
kept alive by artificial means.
Dr. J. N. Lenker, leader of the
movement for the introduction of
Scandinavian in the grade schools of
Minneapolis, spoke last Sunday night
at Our Savior's church, Chicago ave
nue and Twenty-fourth, in favor of
the movement. He argued in favor
•f teaching the young pupils a second
Appears in the "Isie o' Dreams" at
the Metropolitan on Sunday,
Chauncey Olcott,- always a prime
favorite in this city, will open the
regular season of the Metropolitan
Opera house Sunday evening, Aug. 2".,
continuing throughout the week, pre
senting a new play written by Rida
Johnson Young, entitled "The Isle o'
Dreams." The name is taken from
a small island off the south coast of
Ireland, on which the principal scenes
of the play are laid. Ivor Kelway,
the name of the star part, is a young
chap who has been buffeted onto the
shores of the little Island by the
waves of old ocean when an infant.
Rescued by the old parish priest.
Father John, he is given to the keeper
of the tap-room. Mother Kelway, and
raised by her as her son. In child
hood he has been the playmate of
Kathleen O'Doon, daughter of the her
editary lord of the island, and grcws
up to man's estate in love with her,
although that fact does not come
home to him until one bright day,
when Kathleen comes to him and asks
him to save from imminent arrest a
young man who is being pursued b?
the English troops as a spy of Na
poleon. Although heartbroken at the
thought that he may be Kathleen's
lover, Ivor agrees to help the young
man to make his escape, and in so
doing ascertains that the so-called
spy is in reality Kathleen's brother.
Robert, who has been to France to
complete his education, and is on his
way home to visit his parents, when
his foreign manner and knowledge of
the French language caused him to be
suspected of being a spy. Ivor help*
Robert to make his escape, but in so
doing falls into the toils himself, and
is arrested as an emissary of thft
dreaded Napoleon. In a scene of
beautiful detail and superb sweep of
color he breaks away from the Eng
lish soldiery and makes his way over
a cliff where the sheep are browsing,
and swinging himself off by a vino,
endeavors, with the aid of a boy
named Phellm, to escape by boat. The
English troops seize Phelim and
threaten him with death if he does
not disclose the whereabouts of Ivor.
As they are about to carry out their
language, and proposed that Scandi
navian be selected on account of the
large Scandinavian population of the
city. Dr. Lenker criticized the meth
od of teaching foreign languages by
grammar and advocated a method
based on the manner in which children
learn their native language in the
Late last week members of the
Blaine School Alumni, Teachers' and
Parents' association, meeting in Der
rick's hall, Plymouth and Washington
avenues north, voted. against the site
for the proposed library branch at
Eleventh and Lyndale avenues north.
The discussion at times became heat
ed and personal and an early adjourn
ment waB taken. The chief objec
tions made to the site were that it
was too far from the congested dis
trict and too near Basset creek and
saloons. The action taken at thnt
meeting is similar to the resolution
adopted at a larger mass meeting held
earlier in the week at Sixth and Lyn
dale avenues north. Both meetings
serve as a protest against the con
templated action of the library board.
John F. Hanily, Edward Lamb, and
E. Wheeler were the leaders in oppo
sition to the proposed site and their
threats, Ivor surrenders to save the
boy, and is borne away in triumph by
the British to Fergus Castle, where
their commander, Colonel McFarlan,
is making his headquarters. Here
Ivor is tried by drumhead court-mar
tial. His fate is about to be sealed
until, with the aid of a celebrated
French alibe, who is visiting Father
John, it is discovered that Ivor is
Colonel McFarlun's brother, where
upon Colonel McFarlan orders his re
lease, and bears him away with him
to his home in England. Although he
is now a member of a noble family,
and surrounded by his new-found
relatives, Ivor is not happy. His
heart yearns for the simple ilsher-foli'
among whom he spent his happiest
years,, and meeting Kathleen in Eng
land and learning that she has al
ways loved him, even while believing
him to be the poor foundling, he re
nounces his new-found family, and
with his bride and good old Father
John, he returns to live with Mother
Kelway and the fisher-folk in "The
Isle o' Dreams." Mr. Olcott will in
troduce a number of new songs which
are among the most popular of all his
WITH THE DEAD.
After an illness of seven years,
Andrew M. Clark departed this life
on Wednesday morning at his resi
dence, 2427 17th ave. s., at the agfe
of 55 years. He leaves to mourn their
loss a wife and 7 children, six of them
girls. Tile funeral took place on Fri
day morning from Holy Rosary church
where requiem mass was offered up
for the repose of his soul. J. M. Glea
son officiated as funeral director. The
deceased belonged to Div. No. 6, A.
O. H. and was highly respected.
Mrs. Elizabeth Phalen died Satur
day at 714 4th St. n. e. at the age o?
41 years. She suffered from heart
failure and her death war, sudden.
The funeral occurred last Monday
from St. Stephen's church, Anoka,
and the remains were interred in the
cemetery at that place. She is sur
vived by her husband, Michael Pha
len, and four children. Deceased was
a member of Ladies' Auxiliary A. O.
H. on the East Side.
THE IRISH STANDARD, SATURDAY, AUGUST 24. 1912.
ONE WEEK STARTING
Matinees Wednesday and Saturday
Best Seats $1.00
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CONDUCTED BY THE SISTERS OF SAINT FRANCIS
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College confers degrees o! B. A.. B. S., Litt.
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Saint Agnes Grammar School —For
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Composition, Normal Music.
FOR INFORMATION ADDRESS
The Directress, Jamestown, North Dakota.
VILLA MARIA ACADEMY
"Accredited to tho University of Minnesota."
A SCHOOL FOR GIRLS—FRONTENAC, MINN.
NAZARETH SCHOOL FOR BOYS
LAKE CITY, MINN.
BOTH CONDUCTED BY THE URSULINE NUNS
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Agent—Here are 'some postcard
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WE PAY 6%
TO INVESTORS, WHETHER
LARGE OR SMALL
HENKEPM SAVINGS LOAN ASS'*
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