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THURSDAY, September 2, 1897. PRISON OFFICIALS. MANAGERS. JAS. s. O’brien, President - - Stillwater EDWIN DUNN, - - -- -- - - Eyota JOHN F. NORRISH, ------ Hastings F. w. temple, ----- Blue Earth City H. O, HALL, - - -- -- ___ Duluth RESIDENT OFFICIALS. henry wolfer, - - - - - - warden F. H. lemon, ----- Deputy Warden GEO. BIXBY, - - - -- -- - Clerk B. J. MERRILL, ------- physician MISS MARY MCKINNEY, - - - - Matron J. H. albert, - - - Protestant Chaplain CHARLES CORCORAN, - - catholic Chaplain PRISON AGENT. F. A. WHITTIER - - St. Paul. CHURCH NOTICE. Services in the Prison Chapel at 9:00 o’clock every Sunday morning. Protestant and Catholic services every alternate Sunday. Rev. J. H. Albf.rt and Rev. Fr. Corcoran chaplains. TO INMATES. For the information of new arrivals and all others desiring to send The Mirror to friends we wish to say that the privilege will be granted by complying with the following rules: Write out your own name, register and cell number and send to this office with name and address of person to whom paper is to be sent. All papers must be kept clean and folded in the same manner as it is when you receive it and placed in your door every Friday night. All in mates are requested to comply with this order whether sending out a copy or not. F__ _j risonettes ~uc; " O Logical. Patients undergoing treatment in hospital, 3. Prison population Sept. 2: Males, 477; females, 10; total, 487. Prisoners received during the week ending Sept. 2,1; Discharged, 2. Grade standing Sept. 2: First grade, 345; second grade, 128; third grade, 14. Warden Wolfer is expected home today or tomorrow. C. O. Baldwin of Duluth passed through the prison on a visit Monday. Wm. X. Hedbeck, brother of our assistant physician, was a caller here on Saturday. The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Managers will be held in the AVarden’s ollice Tuesday Sept. 7th. Miss Mabel Creviston of Minneapo lis, accompanied by Mrs. R. F. Jones of this city were callers here the past week under escort of Chief-Engineer Jones. S. I. Davis, T. F. Adams and Mrs. L. Hardy, all of Minneapolis were shown through the institution last week, escorted by Chief Engineer Jones. Nellie, the youthful daughter of Keeper Stilkey and her cousins Maud Manson and AVill Moutz were shown the “wild men” by Keeper Stilkey on Friday last. When our pocketbook is lost we seek the press to herald our misfortune that we may recover it. When we lose our reputation we beseech the press to deny the fact. F. W. Storms, John Feely and Miss Nettie Feely, all of St. Paul, were a pleasant party of visitors to our office on Tuesday accompanied by State Agent Whittier. For the benefit of “touchy” Chautau quans we may note that the sun had the audacity to cast a “personal reflec tion” on our main highway as we meandered down it yesterday. Mrs. Ilabcock, who was with the Dispatch excursion party on Friday, remembered the unfortunates here by bringing a box of flowers for the in mates of the hospital, for which the thanks of the invalids are extended to the lady. P. H. Kirwan of St. Paul, with the following party were here Monday: Mrs. J. B. Taisy and little Ellen Taisy, Winona; Mrs. C. L. Hardy, Granite Falls; and Mrs. H. J. Byron, St. Paul. They were shown through the depart ments by Assistant-Deputy Colligan. Labor Day will be fittingly celebrated in the prison on Monday next. There will be no lengthy speech-making. The chapel exercises will be in the form of a regular entertainment. Among the outside talent to be present will be the “New York Entertainers,” consisting of Miss Adelyn Stoyell, character im personator and reader, and Mr. Edwin Sewall, baritone soloist. A number of gramophone selections are also on the program. The usual holiday priv ileges will be granted to inmates, also a first-class dinner. Geo. H. Ely of St. Croix Falls, was a caller here Tuesday. The phrase “A beautiful Klondike mouth,” is now au fait in referring to social lights with placer-mine teeth. Appendicitis! Bicyclitis! Klondicitis! Spin on, merry world, spin on! Mil lions stand agape for answer to the ever present “AVhat next?” Night-Keeper Degan is back from his vacation. On his return trip from “Miramachi” he took in the sights at “Kerry Patch” and “Pig’s Eye.” Miss J. Ithody, St. Paul; Mrs. T. Line, Mahtomedi; Miss Frances Mea gher, Amery, Wis; Mr. and Mrs. E. J. McFarlane, and James Goodman of this city were shown through the insti tution by Assistant Deputy Colligan on Tuesday. AVe are taught to live up to the spirit of divine laws; but in earthly affairs one must live up to the literal construc tion of laws whether right or wrong, just or unjust. If the spirit of the law was always obeyed and nothing more desired, attorneys would have to seek other occupations, but the world would be happier and more prosperous. Deputy AVarden Lemon and two of his subordinates will leave tomorrow (Friday) morning for the State Fair grounds to arrange the state prison ex hibit. The goods have already been shipped to the grounds and will be set up in readiness for Monday next, open ing day. AVhen arranged the display will be one of the star attractions of the Fair. A pointed instance of the indiffer ence, or, we might say, ingratitude, of man is noticeable in the quiescence of the state press now that Minnesota weather is as near perfection as it is possible to reach. Such weather as this state enjoys in the fall of the year is the best advertisement it can receive and should be taken advantage of by our thought molders. C. E. Joy, draughtsman for the lioberts-Goss Company, of St. Paul is making plans of the present heating system of the institution, the object being to improve the present method of radiation by better distribution of the heating apparatus now on hand. It is expected that other innovations will be made to improve the system of heating the buildings without increas ing the expense for fuel. Among the visitors on Thursday last were W. Harrington and Hon. T. F. Martin, St. Paul; M. C. Scully, Marquette, Mich., and “Big Dan” Coughlin of Chicago. The latter came very near to being a permanent visitor at Joliet some years ago on account of his connection with the now famous Dr. Cronin case. The party were ac companied by J. A. O’Shaughnessy and Chief Glennon of this city. The shoe shops are being worked to their fullest capacity, and yet cannot keep up with the orders on hand. Sev enty-five cases of a special make of miners' boots have already been shipped for use in the Klondike, and have been made with special reference to their use by miners in that region. A large number of additional orders for them are still on hand but are not among the “rush” orders as they can not be shipped farther than Seattle un til spring. If Butcher Weyler is guilty of one tenth of the atrocities charged to his account since his advent in Cuba, it is a standing disgrace to civilization to permit him to continue his malignant career. It is the spectacle of such red handed brutes holding important posi tions that causes anarchistic tendencies among certain classes. Hardly a day passes but some fiendish deed emanat ing from this modern Bluebeard is re corded. When it is known that the utmost secrecy is a part of his fiendish schemes, there can be little doubt but that he is guilty of even more hellish acts than are ever recorded against him in the public press. Mayor Harrison of Chicago, and his brother were arrested last Thursday at Negaunee, Mich., charged with va grancy. Negaunee has been troubled with an overplus of tramps recently and the chief of police, who is de scribed as a sturdy Finlander, resolved to make a reputation by arresting all “tramps” on sight. Mayor Harrison and his brother had been spending a few days fishing at Negaunee, and nat urally wore the plainest and poorest clothes they had. The chief would not release Mayor Harrison until he disclosed his official badge which he fortunately had attached to his sus penders. This is but another instance of the fine discrimination used by in telligent ?) officials whose principal ability is the power to control a few votes. The labor unions of Joliet, 111., pro pose having a sort of picnic celebra tion of Labor day at which no intox icating liquor will be sold. This is be ing done, not in the interest of any temperance or prohibition element of the unions, but rather as emblematic of the honor and sincerity in which labor’s national holiday should be held by the masses. AVith the present progress being made on the extra buildings to be de voted to binder twine manufacture it is safe to say that they will be in read iness, and the machinery now being purchased be in place, inside of the sixty-day limit estimated for the neces sary improvements. All the men who can be spared from other duties are being used to good advantage on the buildings under the supervision of Deputy AA f arden Lemon and Keeper Cover. It is something out of the ordinary to hear of a “green” or unsophisticated hack-driver. As a class in a metropol itan city they are usually onto all the latest tricks—they are looking for the best of everything, and always expect ing to get the worst of it. A St. Paul cabby, however, did get the “worst of it” on Tuesday. A “lady” in St. Paul made a bargain to have him drive her to this city for which he was to receive seven dollars. Upon arriving here she ordered him to stop a minute in front of a store where she wished to make a purchase. But “she never came back.” She entered the store, went out the back door and vamoosed. Cabby gave a description of her to the police, who recognized her as an “old rounder,” and told the driver that it would be useless to attempt to collect his fare, as she never had the money even if caught. Lease System in Georgia “It is just what I knew it would be,” said Governor Atkinson with regard to the report of Special Agent Byrd on the misdemeanor convict camps of the state. The report is a recital of hard ships and horrors well calculated to make every self-respecting Georgian blush for his states’s penal system. The report, however, contained noth ing. It was but the repetition of a story that has been all too often heard the state. The governor knew what the report would be before it was made, and every Georgian has come to know what the report will be when ever a committee or agent is appointed to look into the convict system. As a Christian Commonwealth Geor gia owes it to herself to wipe out this convict lease blot upon her civilization at the very earliest possible moment. A plan embodying short term leases was the other day put out at Atlanta. It is to be hoped the legislature will not consider it for even a minute. The convict problem involves something more than the possible saving of a dollar. The convicts, notwithstanding their transgressions of the law, are human beings, and our religion and civilization, as well as our hearts and consciences, dictate the humane treat ment of them. Cruelty to helpless prisoners is essentially barbaric, and a penal system which permits of such cruelty as has been practiced upon the Georgia convicts is a disgrace to the state.—Savannah (Ga.) News. The Woman’s Rescue League is ag gressively agitating a scheme to make marriage more popular—among men, of course. The idea is a very good one, and Mrs. Charlotte Smith, pres ident of the league, claims that the great competition of women in the field of labor is due to the fact that sixty per cent, of the men refuse to marry. There is a great deal of truth in this latter statement; but before further discussion of the subject, Mrs. Smith will have to devise a means by w T hich men working for a moderate salary can furnish a piano, bicycle, and maid of all work for prospective brides. These are matters that face the intending benedict in this age. Our young women may be willing to stand in a department store doling out knick knacks for the munificent salary of $3.50 per -week but when it comes to marrying they will not usually cut loose from this princely stipend unless Lothario can throw in a bicycle and a piano as an assurance of true love. Satisfied Her Curiosity. A little woman with yellow hair and snappy blue eyes entered the office of the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney at the Four Courts yesterday morning, and, after sizing up the place, edged up to the railing. “Is this Johnson's office, where every body comes with o ’heir tale of woe ?” she asked of th p clerk. The young man was in the a'jt of licking a stamp and had his back to the newcomer. He Form Your Character Thon Will Dress It. CHEVIOT and TWEED SUITINGS As there is this season. Come in and make your selection, early, so as to have your SUIT ready to put on when the cold weather comes. 237 North Second. turned around and saw her looking over the railing at him. “Yes’m, this is Johnson’s office. Want a warrant for wife abandon ment?’’ The clerk thought he had estimated the business of the abbre viated visitor about right. “No, I don’t want a warrant for any thing. Do you suppose I’d come chas ing up here with my troubles like all these other gumps do? Not in a thou sand years. I’ve got no particular bus iness, if that's what you want to know —just thought I’d come up to see the place where all these people with mis fortunes unload them on Johnson. I’ve been reading all along in the papers about this one and that one who told his story to Johnson, and I got curious to see the place. Good morning.’’ And the little woman departed with her curiosity satisfied. —St. Louis Republic. (jftj&Watiqaa. The Pierian Circle met in the prison chapel Sunday afternoon August 29th 1897 with an attendance of thirty mem bers. Two absentees were recorded; one resignation accepted, and one new member admitted. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and ap proved. In the absence of the Rev. Critic a member of Class E was ap pointed as Critic pro tern. The program was as follows: Chorus. “My Bonnie Lives Over The Ocean” Pierian Glee Club Paper. Chemic Elements By Member of Class B Paper. Value of Education By Member of Class D Paper. Unbidden Observations.. .By Member of Class C Special Paper. Thoughts on Capital and Labor By Member of Class F Recitation. “The Mile Post” By Member of Class C Beading. Selection “Susie” By Member of Class E Solo. “Down In The Cornfields.” • •• By Member of Class B Debate. Resolved that the restriction of emigration is beneficial to the United States Affirmative—By Member of Class F Negative—By Member of Class B Decision was given in favor of Neg ative. The Critic pro tem. gave a minute resume of the whole program in his own characteristic way much to the entertainment of the entire Circle. Class leaders were selected for Classes B and E. The president appointed three members as a committee to re vise the constitution and by-laws, their report to be submitted to the Circle for action Sept. 26th. The usual routine business was followed by adjournment. C. W., Sec. BASEBALL. Standing of Clubs in Western and National Leagues on September 1. WESTERN I.EAGUE Won. Lost. Pet. Indianapolis 80 29 734 Columbus 70 -a 031 St. Paul 73 43 629 Milwaukee 68 47 591 Detroit 58 56 509 Minneapolis 39 79 331 Kansas City 36 83 303 Grand Rapids 34 80 298 NATIONAL LEAGUE. Won. Lost. Pet. 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