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1 J- J- —rl N. W. Pkwe Dale 3647 3Y2. •&< ^4 vttt Hm W. Phone Dale 483a mm mm 1002-1066 New York Life Bulldlag ST. PAUL, MINN. Financing BnRfltoS Construction Railroad Construction Real Estate Improving Engineering and Architecture It will be to the advantage of anyone con sidering the Improving of Real Estate to CONSULT WITH IS Jt. P. CAMERON W. CAifeRON B.11, CAMERON Cameron & Company inu.ral i' 1,oimraters TfLCPHONCS Office, N. W. Cedar 2464 Tri-State 2240 619 Ryan Building ST. PAUL, MINN. George J. Grant Construction Co. 709 NEW YORK LIFE BUILDIN6 JPhones N. W. Cedar 554^ Tri-Stafce 1496 PAUL,\. V MINN. Compliments of ?""Y rr' General HACKNEY BUILDING ST. PAUL, MINN.. Contractor \%rm JOHNSON & CAREY CO. RAILROAD CONTRACTORS 726 Dayton Avenue JOHN R. SCHMIT -A* v General Contractor A -l I S 439 NORTH DALE STREET v .-'-j'"'" -. iifr:r m' S. JOHNSON & CO. RAILROAD CONTRACTORS 312 HACKNEY BUILDING ST. 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NEW CATHEDRAL OF ST. PAUL xk"** V'« \T' 9 Nearly nine years have elapsed since the project of building a grand Cathedral for the Archdiocese of St. Paul was actually undertaken. Prior to 1904 the need of a Cathedral ade quate in size and appointments for the purposes of religion had been keenly felt but the time to begin its erection was not opportune. The needs of religion throughout the Diocese de manded that the efforts of its Catholic population be centered on the erection of parish churches and institutions in order that the benefits of the Gospel might be brought to its remotest parts. Since the spring of 1904 the thought and energy of the Diocese of St. Paul have been directed towards the con struction of a Cathedral worthy of the marvelous growth and development of religion that have taken place within the State of Minnesota during the past half century and adequate to the future needs of the Church in this por tion of the great Northwest. Nature seems to have anticipated the move ment by providing the finest site pos sible for such a structure. The Kitt son property on the brow of St. An thony Hill afforded a location unsur passed by any in America and imme diate steps were taken to secure pos session of it. On April 9, 1904, it was ought for the sum of flfty-two thou ind dollars. This was the prelimi ary step in the great project of build ing a new Cathedral for the Archdio cese of St. Paul, and when it was taken none could have foreseen how rapidly the work was to be pushed towards completion. The Board of Consultors appointed 0y the Most Reverend Archbishop to assist him in the work of building the Cathedral held its fit-st meeting on April 28, 1904, and commissioned Mr. E. L. Masqueray to design a Cathedral \yhich would be an architectural gem worthy of the setting which nature had prepared for it. Those who view the massive structure now approaching completion realize that no more for tunate choice could have been made. The work of preparing the site was undertaken in 1905 when the Kittson house that stood on the property was torn down and Summit Avenue straightened, thus adding almost one hundred feet to the length of the Ca thedral property. The contract for the grading and excavating was let to Lauer Bros, in 1906 and later on they secured the contract for putting in the foundation. So rapidly was the work pushed forward that everything was in readiness for the laying of the cornerstone on June 2,1907. The Right Reverend Bishop McGolrick, of Duluth, was the officiating prelate and the sermon was preached by the Most Reverend ArchbFshop. The foundation is of gray granite and the superstructure is of a lighter grade of the same material. The con tract for the superstructure was awarded to the P. M. Hennessey Con struction Company, which completed the work a few months ago, when the Vails were brought up to a height of eighty feet. The present contract, which includes the finishing of the twin towers of the facade and the granite drum of the dome, was award ed to Hoy & Elzy, and calls for the completion of the exterior of the build ing, with the exception of the roof, in the course of next summer. At least an additional year will be required to place the roof on the main building On the dome and towers, as well as on the chapels dedicated to the Blessed Virgin, St. Joseph, and the Apostles of the different nations which con tribute to the Catholic population of the Northwest. These latter chapels surround the sanctuary and are a char acteristic feature of the new Cathe dral. The idea kept in mind in designing ihe Cathedral of St. Paul was to con struct a church which would combine the requirements of a twentieth century Cathedral with the charm of the old churches of the Middle Ages. The out line of a cross and ambulatories be tween the main body of the church and the surrounding chapels have been re tained with all their religious sym bolism. To do this and at the same time create a modern structure, the relative proportions of the different ele ments as they appear in the ancient churches of Europe have been modi fled. The nave and transepts have been made wider and shorter and the immense dome rises above their inter section. The main nave is sixty feet in width and eighty-four in height. The ambulatories running parallel to the nave on both sides are twelve feet in width and afford easy access to all parts of the church. The great dome in one hundred and twenty feet in diameter and its cross rises to a height of three hundred feet The sanctuary, which occupies the whole apse is sixty feet in width and sixty five feet in length. There is nothing to obstruct the view of the altar and pulpit from all parts of the Immense auditorium, which is capable of seat ing three thousand in pews and an other thousand in removable chairs. The outside dimes sioas of the church are as follows: length two hun ml .jK -SV tC i 'f •••. |L!i --ii/* j' 1 ,* II §1 -*h |l ','4': *$*\» ?, Magnificent Structure Approaching Completion—Seven Years of Labor —Nearly a Million .Dollars Expend ed—Mr. Masquerayi Architect. 'fi r,i» dred and seventy-four feet width of transepts two hundred and fourteen feet width of main facade one hun dred and forty feet height of facade one hundred and thirty feet height of towers one hundred and fifty feet. It is gratifying to know that up to the present time sufficient funds have been forthcoming from the Catholics of the diocese to carry the Cathedral to its .present state of completion. No debts have been incurred. Over $900, 000 have been collected and expended on the work and, no doubt the legiti mate pride which our Catholic people take in this great undertaking for the welfare of religion will prompt them to continue their generous support of it until the finishing touches are put on and the completed Cathedral is dedicated to the services of the Most High. STATE BANK EXAMINER. The Hon. Kelsey S. Chase, who 18 superintendent of banks in the State of Minnesota, one of the most respon nncitinnB liolri hv nnv nffiopp in KELSEY CHASE. the state, was born at Crookston, Min nesota, April 15th, 1878, where he lived until 1887, at which time he moved with his parents to Faribault, Minn. He was educated in the public schools of that city and graduated from the high school and attended the Penn sylvania Military College at Chester, Pennsylvania, apd Phillips' Academy at Andover, Mass. In the fall of 1897 he entered the academic department of the University of Minnesota an graduated from the law department 1903, having in the meantime spent between two and three years in the Citizens' National Bank of Faribault in the position of clerk. After graduating from the Minnesota Law School he took up the practice of law at Chamberlain, S. D. In the fall of 1905 he was re-called to Faribault to start a bank in that city, and has been discharging the duties of cashier in the Chase State Bank since then. CALVIN L. BROWN. Chief Justice of Minnesota vij.- 8upreme Court. HAVE YOU BEEN Waiting Jor This? OUR NEW PATENTED PLAYER PIANO COSTS NO MORE THAN ANY GOOD PIANO WITHOUT PLAYER. A HI6H GLASS PLAYER PIANO fOR ONLY $450 R. B. WHIT ACRE 369-371 ,:-4 TRADE YOUR OLD PIANO. 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Manufacturers, Designers and Importers of Lighting Fixtures for Electricity aid 6a OUT-OF-TOWN ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTIOH i 4 Jackson Street JT INDIST IAL POWER IN IMMEDIATE PLENTY The ^Consumers' Power Company has staked' keavy fa vestments upon its faith in St. Paul. We have for sale electricity for power and lighting al so steam heating. An additional 5,000 horsepower turbine-generator is being installed in our station to meet the rapidly growing demands of St. Paul industries for ELECTRIC POWER, Consumers' Power Service now turns the wheels ol many of the city's largest and most progressive factories. .*-''4. 1 '-f ,1 K v-" Wi shall always keen anaad ci i'U Po«w lipirMHts .'rv jtSL Paul's industries.. .*'*v *Sf AM s K,- s $ A 1 *4 ST. PAUL, MINN. V %v _v" T- Gonsumers' Power Co. 76 WEST THIRD STREET Te!epbM8 N, W. Cedar 44f! Telfrlf e TrMMite 2234 yism s A "i i I II I II u P. T. HILDRED iai! --a •&<** '.Jf it J*" A fx,"