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Washington, Aug. 99, 1803. Special
CovRiKRCorrespondeate. This city at
its very lowest ebb of midsummer dull
Bess, haa been aroused from Its lethargy
by the sweet but emphatic voice of Mlaa
Madeleine Breckenrldge, aliaa' Vinton,
aliaa Paul-Pollard, diatinctly asserting
her fixed purpose to have either blood
or pecuniary vengeance, and forcibly
reiterating; her determination to take
her cause into her own hands should
the "law's delays"- stand in tho way of
that justice which she asserts is her
due. In consequenco of the fair
Madeleine's perturbed state of mind, it
may well be that tho body guard of
detectives, armod to tho teeth, with
which the venerable Mr. Breckinridgo
sees fit to surround himself on his
wanderings to and fro, is not altogether
de trop; though the idea of a still robust
and able bodied man not being able to
protect his person, without the aid of
salaried Myrmidons, against tho designs
of ono weak, if rather desperate, woman,
is in itself so ludicrous as to havo bo
come a standing joke, and does not go
far towards proving the much "boasted
moral and physical strength of the
superior sex. Our silver-tongued Ken
tuckiau, however, evidently believes
"that "discretion is the" better part of
valor."
A great deal has been said about tho
power of tho speaker of tho house of
representatives. Any old member of
congress will tell you that tho speaker
holds the houso in the palm of his hand.
The new member is surprised when ho
makes his appearance on the floor of
the house to find that apparently the
speaker has more to do with passing
bills than all of the other 356 members
put together. He finds that it Is by tho
grace of the speaker that he mskesany
appearance on the floor of the hewse,
T"and that if he wishes to gain considera
tion for a measure It is not so much to
llhsHpAMHSferta
A the sneaker. He might have 354 other
the speaker. He might have 35a other
,' members in favor of his bill, and if the
speaker was opposed to its consideration
it could not bo passed. Mon who have
held the speaker's chair havo been
openly charged with "packing" com
mittees to prevent legislation to which
they woro opposed, and with refusing to
recognizo members who had a claim to
tho floor becauso they wished to urge
the consideration of obnoxious legisla
tion.
I asked Mr. Crisp to toll mo in just
whut this peculiar power of tho speaker
consists. He said: "The houso can
consider only a small proportion of tho
business which cornea before it in each
congress. Some one must detormii
what business shall' be considered
what shall be put askM. The conusJrttee
on rules, which determines this qgjfation,
is the speaker's committee. Me holds
the balance of power. Then are two
republicans and two deatojJTats on the
committee and the speak ia the fifth
member."
Recurring to the charge that haa been
aade from time to tjrae, that speakers
et the house
ho arranged corn-
dittoes as to infl
legislation which
It waa known th
would have to con-
aider, I asked
Crisp if he thought
that thespoal
ranging a comi
was justified in ar-
ittoo in this way.
"The speal
ho said, "is often in
fuenced
up a committee by
that he ki
h to bo the sentiment of a
Majority
tho party on questions
which th
committee is to consider.
Ike Will
tho majority in tho house is
the will
tho party to the speaker.
That is
that ho can consider."
i
Ionian mot Henry Wattorson on
homo from Washington tho
y and usked the brilliant Ken
what was tho news of the
I capitol. "Oh, nothing much,"
Air. wauerson. "Xnore aro
Iwo men in Washington who know
Lout tho silver question. One is
art, who owns all tho silver, and
other is Daniel, of Virgins, who
'f .-.it - mint '
1 Tmo recent advices received by Secro-
tary; Morton from his agent in Europe,
Mr, Mattes, fully confirm previous re
pprlta regurding tho short ago of cortuln
ffWiM U many parts of Europe, which,
ho represeuts, is likely to guarantee a
vei y uige demand for American forugo
cr()ps, including corn, although he does
nuk think it likely that much of tho
latter will bo used as human food. Ho
rejlreeentB thut tho tariff complications
between Russia uiul Qormany aro likely
IP
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to render the people of the latter coun
try especially dependent. e. jk
Unitedjatatee for their supplies v
Ih connection with the gossip abewt
Mn Greshams assistant secretary of
state, Mr, Quincy, and the f appetite he
has1 developed among 'Massachusetts
ifemocrats for office, holding, this little
story la totoV '-'
"A young man desired a, position in
the postoflce department;' and applied
to his congressman, t He was told he
could get no place until a vacancy
should arts. He' waited several 'weeks;
and one day.ttwben his money was
nearly exnauaietj, ae went oown to me
Potomac beach.4 He found there many
brothers, and among them a young map
whom ho recognised as a clerk in the
division whero he had sought a place.
The clerk ventured beyond his depth,
and was drowned. When hia body, was
brought to tho shore the applicant lost
not a moment's time in 'hastening to tho
congressman.
"Now, ho said," "I can have a placet
there is a vacancy." "
"Whero?" asked the congressman.
''Why, a clerk in tho division" (nam
ing him) "was drowned A this afternoon."
"The congressman looked at him
sadly." "I regret to inform you," ho
said, "that you. are too 4ate; the place
has been filled."
"How can that bo?" shouted the
applicant in despuir. "The man has
just been drowned."
"Yea, I know," replied tho congress
man, "but tho pluco Iihb been tilled. It
was obtained by a Massachusetts friend
of Mr. Quincy's, who buw tho clerk go in,
and guessed correctly thut he could not
swim,"
A Will ted gepulchrr.
I met hor at tho oa fide, '
At she trolled along the sand
A dainty little maiden dangling flowers in Iter
hand.
Slio loomed coy, and somewhat iliyly
Drooped her head, as on I passed,
And my memory wandorod vaguely to some
long-forgotten past.
And I sot ray brain a-thlnklng,
Aa 1 pondered o'er and o'er.
Where on earth I met that maiden walking now
In. m , .,.... ki
-uuag ihd more. , j.
24Uusyw,
Or 'mongst Saratoga's herd,
Newport, Narragansett,8oabrightT but 1 failed
to find the word.
Then I suddenly romombered
That I'd soen that dainty girl
Do the sensuous danso du ventre in the Midway
Plalsanco whirl. Tho Cynie.
8U8AN V8 EVELYN.
A Unique l'uglllstlc Kncounter In Clil-cago-The
Elite In It.
Thore waa a good deal of talk in Chi
cago last woek over tho prize fight for a
purse of 11,000 that was fought in the
stock pavilion up at tho fair grounds,
but tjtfat affair, I fancy, must havo been
voa tamo in comparison with one of a
mownat similar nature mai took
ace recently, so i near, in a Darn in
the rear of a fashionable Lake avenue
mansion. In thia case, so I am told, tho
contestants were two radiant belles of
tho neighborhood who, backed and
seconded by their respective brothers,
fought eight or ten lively rounds with
gloves of the kind known aa "pillows"
before an audience composed of the
youthful elite of the locality. At the
opening of the proceedings the odds
ruled, I am told, about 0 to C against
Susan and 5 to 3 on Evelyn take your
pick; but long before the last round
wagers on tho latter proposition could
not find takers. The contest was
finally declared against the stately
Evelyn, who is quite tall and fair
enough to make a most exquisite Elaine
in a Tennyson tableau, and her van
quisher, who is not nearly so pretty but
very much more muscular, was carried
off in triumph by her backers. The
costumea in which the young ladies
fought wero a sort of a cross between
that of tho ballet and the sea, and ua the
backers of tho vanquished maiden aro
not at all satisfied with her defeat it is
not at all improbable that a return
match may be made in the near future.
Town Topics.
Kaccsat St. Joe,
The St. Joseph fair has come to bo
regarded as one of the great annual
racing events of the west. This year
unusual caro has been taken with the
speed program, and tho purses that are
hung up insure a most successful event.
Tho fair begins Monday, September 18,
and ends Saturday, September 23. On
Thursday, September 21, there will be
ono purBo of 110,000. There are alreudy
over Bcventy entries for this race,
which will bo a freo for all trot, Murthu
WilkcB, Hello Vara, Little Albert, Green
leaf und Phocbo Wilkes are among tho
horeos already signed. A freb for all
trot will occur September 22, for purses
aggregating W.000. Nearly 150,000 will
bo given uway in premiums. It is said
that fully 000 horses are now in truiniiiK
for tho St. Joe fair.
Wn.l
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NOTES
Few people realise the magnltudo of
tho installment business that is dono in
this city. In furniture and house fur-
ftishlng goods particularly a large per
centage of the sales aroon the Install
merit plan. "Don't you lose a good deal
of monoy by these peoplo moving away
with your goods or changing their real
dencos, and other ways?" asked a
Courier representative of tho pro
prletor of. a large furniture house in
this c(ty that does an extensive install
meat business. "Well, yes," ho ropliod,
;,'but not as much as you might think.
You see wo almost Invariably secure
ourselves by chattel mortgago, and then
wo keep a pretty closo look out on our
customers. Comparatively fow move
out of tho city, and as long as they re
main in town it is a difficult matter for
them to givo us tho slip. In larger
cities installment houses aro occuslonod
a good deal of roublo by their patrons
moving around in order to avoid pay
ment. In a big placo it isn't easy to
find them. Various expedients aro re
sorted to to trace hidingMtlcllnqucnts.
I have heard of houses Bonding out
through the general delivery letters
something liko this:
Delivery Department.
' Cincinnati, , .
Mlin- (some nnnie), Madam (or Sir) t Wo hold
n package iidilro'-eil to you, but our dollvorer
falls to ilnd you at the nbovo address.
Uy furnishing us with otir present nddress
the package will ho promptly dullvorcd.
Regretting tho unavoidable delay, I am, re
spectfully, John Lino,
Assistant Superintendent Delivery, Per H.
P. 8. If not delivered within ono month tho
packago will bo sold on our regularSnonthly
"sales day."
"This 1b plainly a violation of tho postal
laws, but it is sometimes dono, neverthe
less. Of course when tho unsuspecting
victim sends in his or her uddresstho
house pounces down and generally gota
the monoy. And lots of 'em are cuught
thia way."
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zaM.mvit-?a2!ZZ?!?'2Zzxir"
T -.. m mm S ii sllmnii tilfas
unique form. The Netcs, for instance,
in its desire for a "scoop," ierpotrated
tho following Monday evening.
"An announcement that will awaken much
surprlso an! regret Is that of tho death of Fred
C. Hholcs, the woll known young business man,
which will havo probably occurred ere this
paper roaches its renders, from typhoid fever,
at tho family home, IftX) It street. Deceased
was about thirty years of ago and had worked
himsolf into on Influential business position in
this community. Ho was connected with tho
firm of Cooper Colo Bros., was secretary of
tho Cooper Hfidlfttor Manufacturing company,
and was tho contractor who had just completed
tho stand-plpo on South stroot."
There is a popular idea that it is not
in good taste to speak of tho "deceased
while tho "deceased" is Btill alive, and
inasmuch ub Mr. Sholos did not dio
until several hours after tho News was
issued, that enterprising paper com
mitted a rather unfortunato solecism.
Professor F. W. Taylor, who is in
charge of the horticultural exhibit at
the world's fair, modestly asserts that
his department makes up for tho short
comings in other features of tho
Nebraska exhibit. He says there is no
finer fresh fruit on exhibition than that
contributed by this state, and that it ap
pears to very striking advantage in
comparison with tho wax works and pre
served fruit displays of other states
and this Is an indifferent fruit year in
Nebraska, too.
.
Among thoso who got scared during
tho recent financial flurry in this city is
Mrs. Fodawu. She drew $7,000 in gold
out of ono of tho banks) and had it
locked up in a safe deposit vault, whero
of course it does not draw interest. It is
still thore.
Tho case of tho farmer, Doodey, by
name, who lost 1500 through a flro lust
Saturduy is another warning to thoso
foolish persons who are curying around or
hiding monoy thut ought to be in tho
bunk or invested in some way. He drew
tho money out of u Lincoln bunk, and
bud it sowed up in ono of his wifo'a
dresses. When tho house cuught fire
the dress was consumed and the 1500
wont up in smoke. Cases aro reported
every day in which smullor uraounta wero
list in one wuy orunothor. Whore a man
has money burned up or stolen, ho
immediately regulns his confidence in tho
banks after the monoy is gone,
Tho $80,000 or thorcubouts puld out by
Rocoivor Huydon, of tho Cupltul Nutionul
bunk, this week will huvo u good oiTect
in this city. Most of tho money paid out
went to Lincoln depositors, who can ubo
the cash in their business to good ad
vuntugo.
..
Tho fulluro of
occasioned almost
. Meyer St. Co,
much surprise us
UH
collapse of the Capital NaJ
. Of course tho amount of
ivolved was not anything liko
tht
sum that represents tho
i 'of 0. W. Moshcr; but tho
failure was a sensation becauso
ipaoscd solidity of tho concern,
i Louie Meyer haa for years
led as ono of tho most
i and substantial financiers in
then
No ono over doubted Loulo
slvency,andho waa regarded aa
most prosperous citizens of 1
Lii
lure rightfully belongs with tho
afteri
of the Capitol National bank
f.llui
Moshor hadn't wrecked tho
bank,-'
ule Meyer would not have
failed.
'he amount ho lost through
Mo
is variously estimated
at fr
mot
10,000 to $20,000. Then ho
some other reverses and for
tholi
lonth ho has not boon himself,
announcement of his failure
Sincelt
haa
been utterly brokon in spirit,
friends havo been soriouRly
Meyst has been in business in Lincoln
since lw72 or 1873, and ho has always
enjoywt tho best of credit. Of luto
years k4 has dealt extensively in louna
and warrants, operating with monoy
obtain! from Dee Moines. It is sup
posed tlut his morcantilo business wua
in good condition. The fulluro was duo to
to hlajbatsldo financial operations. Ills
brothertWllllo Meyer, who confined his
uttonUoB to the store, goes down with
tho wrelk.
P ..
People who have followed tho Moshor
cusa will remember thut Judge Dundy
very ginuiy allowed tlio uutiK wrecKor
to stiyl out of tho federal ponltontury
for aM indefinite period, so thut ho could
assist Receiver Hayden in straightening
out tieaffairs of the bank. This week
Mr. Hayden, through his attorney, re
quested Mosher's usslstunce. And
Lincoln's Napoleon of flounce luughod.
He pft his thumbs in tho urmholes of
his yst and laughed. Ho aaid ho
couldi't do anything. Mosher has
boodanked and buncoed th'e public at
very,furtr. Of course he never inten
ded to render any assistance. In the
meantime he continues to run tho
Douglas county jail, spending most of
his time on the streets, howover.
80N8-IN-LAW.
A Philosopher's Reflections on th Sub
ject of Ills Daughters' Husbands.
My two sons-in-law, I see thorn in
my mind's eye walking on either sido of
mo, the 6116 short and slim with a
spiritual countenance, tho other tall,
handsome, und impressivo-looking.
Their muin object in lifo sooms to bo to
help mo on with my overcoat, and to
guide my senile steps over street cross
ings, though Dr. Meredith tells me that
I am good for twenty years yet, and that
I haven't an unsound organ in my body.
They disagree with me in politics so
politely that I am fool enough to open
my best wine when they come to dinner.
They dog my footsteps; they silently
pass judgment upon me, and I shall
never be able to shake them of! until I
am dead. Why did they como to worry
us? We were so happy before we know
of their existence. Out upon them
both!
Alas, poor philosopher! Shall I be
grudgo to my darlings the happiness
that I have known in the too swiftly
fleeting years of our married life? Love
haa come to claim my flesh and blood
even as it claimed me and Josephine a
quarter of a century ago nevor to loose
us from his silken chains. Love tho
immortal, the transfigurer of souls, tho
unsculer of eyes which in vain huvo
sought the light which streams from
eternity, thou hast como to work anew
tho old, old story, oven though thy com
ing rends my heart-strings. Down
selfish, stubborn fumes of senile cyni
cism! I bow to the law of life. Come
to my embrace, Oh, sons-in-law; I lovo
you, 1 bid you wclcomo to my heart,
oven though you regard mo aa ono for
whom tho grave Is yawning! Listen
how bravely I cull Jim Jim Jim, a
thousand times Jim. And you, tie
other one, whoso name I do not know,
but u hone fell purpose I have detected,
when journumo is divulged to mo I
will call thut too. From "The Opinions
of a Philosopher," by Robert Grant, in
tho Septeml)cr Scribnor.
rirasantrlea In Ithyiue.
Ho breathed a song Into tho air,
Tho echoes bore the notes along,
Hut the) would havo bnrno them bettor had
Ho breathed an air Into tho song.
I inner hud n railroad pass
Hut that It wrung my modest nature
To fro I tho trainmen took mo for
A member of tho legislature. H. L. H.
For rates und open dutcs of tho Ne
braska stuto bund or orchestra apply ut
the Couuihit cilice, Hill O street, tele
phone '1'ii. '
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Republican politics in Lancaster
county was novor in such a formont us
it is at present. Never wore thore
so many candidates seeking preferment
and at no time was thore so much bad
blood engendered so early In tho contest.
No matter who may bo chosen, thore is
almost cortnin to bo soreheads to placate
and wounds to heal. However, every
good republican is hopeful that party
strlfo will bo avoided, and that tho g, o,
p. will outer tho campaign with tho
assurance of victory.
Hero la tho array of candidates up to
duto; giuo on thorn i
Treasurer Maxoy Cobb, Denton.
Sheriff Henry Hnnglnnd and A. C.
Lnngdon," Second ward; Louis Otto and
Orun Ensign, Fifth ward; Ernst Hunger
und W. J. Hebout, Sixth wurdj Alva
Smith, Mill precinct John J. Trompon,
Hickmun; J, H. McMurtry.on tho fonco.
County Judge I. W, Lunslng and W.
S. Hamilton, Fourth wnrdj C. Y. Long,
Sixth ward; John 8. Ulahop, Third ward.
County Cfork-J. D. Woods, Fourth
wurd; 11. C. McArthur, Fifth ward, und
John T. McDonald, Sixth ward.
Commissioner Joo McQruw and W.
U. Taylor, Fifth ward; II. F. Mitchell,
Contorvllloj E. N. Cobb, Uunnott; CIiiib.
Miller, Vunkeo Hill; und many others.
Register of Deeds John E. Douglas,
First wurd; F. W. Bedford und John II.
Fuwell, Third wnrd; W. O. Griffith,
Fourth ward; W. H. Clurk, Fifth wurd;
W. E. Churchill, Sixth wurd; John
Hurnip, Seventh wurd; D. C. Berry und
rat Doro, Luncuator precinct.
Considerable perturbation was occa
sioned in pollticul circles Wodnosdny
evening by tho Hppurontly woll uuthen-
ticutod rumor that certain republican
wire pullers had met and fixed tho fol
lowing elate:
Treasurer Maxey Cobb.
Sheriff John J. Trompen.
County Judge-r-I. W. Lansing.
County Clerk II. C. McArthur.
Registor of Deods-W. O. Griffith.
Commissioner Joo McGraw.
A thorough canvass of and persistent
inquiry among tho mon usually credited
with an intimate acquaintance with the
roachino failed to confirm tho tale, and
tho belief is prevalent that a mooting
waa hold and tho slato mado up within
the biddon recesses of Captain Phelps
Paine's extremely vivid Imagination.
o
Increasod intorest was added to the
campaign Thursday by the announce
ment that J. II. McMurtry, tho woll
known real estate man, had entored the
lists as a candidato for sheriff. When
soen, Mr. McMurtry disclaimed any in
tention of joining the race for office.
Still the tale goes marching on.
o
H. C. McArthur is credited with being
Woods' chief opponent in the race for
county clerk, and he is said to have
entered into a tio-up with Joe McGraw
in the Fifth ward in order to shut out
Gran Ensign, Bill Clark, Louie Otto and
the other aspiring politicians. Mean
time, Colonel William Clark modestly
asserts that he carries the Fifth ward in
his vest pocket, and the other fellows
down there must come and see him.
The pathway of the Singing Pilgrim
is not strewed with the garnered flowers
of summer these balmy September days.
In truth, it is a thorny path to fame ho
is journeying. Tho judge waa occasioned
considerable surprise, distress and dis
gust whon be arose the othor morning
and found treason rampant within his
tent. Colonel Long, his chief clerk, had
thrown fealty to tho winds and an
nounced himself a candidato for tho
exalted position at present graced by
his chief. The Pilgrim's wrath abso
lutely waxed uncontrollublo, however,
when bo was informed thut Colonel
Long was religiously circulating u state
ment to tho effect that tho judge wus a
dofaulter. Colonel Long emphatically
denied circulatlngsuch a s-tcclflo charge,
but admitted that ho had said tho purty
did not dure re-nominato Judge Luns
lng, for If ho was again chosen ho would
go down to certain, inglorious uud in
gnominious defeat. Judgo Lansing
straightway nailod tho false report, und
Thursduy morning summarily fired
Colonol Long.
Tho olltical enemies of Judgo Lans
ing seem to bo over-loaded with griov
uncos ugulnst him, chief among which
uro thut Joseph Wurzburg, ox-chairman
of tho democratic county committee, is
holding unico fut job in his ollico und
thut Lunslng bolted Graham lust spring.
They also urge thut Lunslng is u weak
candidato and is suro to bo dofoated if
nominated, In support of which they
show that Lansing was a minority can
didate when elected before, and rocolvotl
over MX) votes less In romiblloan Lin.
coin than tho combined voto in tho city
of Judgn Whitmoro, democratic, and
Wynn, independent, candidates for
county judgo. But Lansing has mado a
good judgo and will probably succoed
himself.
Speaking of register of deeds, tho race
lma apparently narrowed down to Harrop,
Griffith and Bedford, assuming that tho
latter gets tho delegation in his own
ward. Harrop has a largo following In
tho country and many warm adherent
In tho city. Griffith will havo tho forty
live delegates of tho Fourth ward at hla
buck, und will faro well In the northern
part of the county. Hodford is also con
slderod strong, especially in tho city. J.
E. Douglas, of tho First ward, ovidontly
holds tho key to tho situation and Is in a
ttositinu with his twenty-one delegates
to make either of tho ubovo named tho
republican nominee for registor of deeds,
and that's no He, either.
Within tho past fow duys L.P. Gould,
of tho Sixth ward, has announced him
self us a candidato for tho republican
nomination forjustico of tho peace, an.
otllco which Mr. Gould is udmlrnbly
quullllod to fill. Mr. Gould Is a loyal
and hard working young republican,
und his well known ability has won for
him an excellent reputation us an at
torney. Ho would bo it Kpular candi
date, if olectod,
'11 is ft-fisitilkllftiitt nmiitiv ftfinunnftltt-i
aiiu iuiiniiVfiiii wi'iiua- vuiiiviiiiuii
will be held Wednesday, September 20,
ut 2 p. in.; tho primaries, Soptombor 18,
Her flullar.
She twangted a tuno on hor light guitar
A low sweet Janglo of tangled sounds.
As blurred as tho voices of falrlos are,
Dancing In tho noondawn dalos and downs,
And tho tinkling dip of tho strango refrain
Han over tho rim of my soul liko rain.
Tho groat blondo moon In the midnight skies
Paused and polsod o'or the trellis eaves,
And the stars in tho light of her upturned ayes,
Sifted their lova through the rifted Isavaa
Ollntad sad splintered In crystal mist .
. Down tbs sHtUrta stria that W ta-rwa
v kissed,
O. the molody mad 1 O, the tinkle and thrill
Of the ecstasy of the exquisite thing I
The rod rose dropped from tho window sill
And lay In s long swoon quivering,
While tho dying notes of the strain divine
Rlpplod In gloe up my spoil-bound spine.
James Wllltcomb Riley.
BA8E BALL PLAYERS' LUCK.
Do They Knjojr lrealr Kieuiptton fruit
Accident Than Other People.
Tho recent serious accidont to James
Ryan, the votran centor fielder of the
Chicago club, has set float an unsual
amount of talk about tho supposed
immunity from railroad catastrophes)
which follows base ball players. It la
probable that the theory is not correct.
True, Ryan's case is the first instance
in many years where a prominent
member of the big teams waa badly
injured in a railroad disaster. But,
after all, la it not only a case to prov
the general safety of modern travel?
National League base ball players
nearly alwaya travel in Pullman cars,
and the 'percentage of accidents to
Pullman car passengers has always been
much smaller than to the masses who
patronixe day coaches of lighter weight.
There are about one hundred and
twenty base ball players in the.
National League, each of whom travels
about ten thousand miles a year.
During the eighteen years existence of
the National League it ia safe to say
that its players have ridden in railroad
trains to the extent of twelve million,
miles as individually estimated, and in
these twolvo million miles one represen
tative travoller of tho National League
haa been injured once. For a premium
of twenty-five conts any traveller can
secure an insurance policy on his lite
agulnst death by accidont for 21 hours
in the sum of $3,000. It is presumable
that this premium is at least about
twice aa lurgo us the risk. If, therefor
a twenty-fivo cent premium is equul to
a six thousand dollar risk on u dajs
travel tho passenger should travel
21,000 dus und nights before he is
injured. On un average traina run
800 miles in u day of twenty-four hours,
and would run 19,T00,000 miles in tho
21,000 duys or one third more than tho
jHjrcontago in the Ryan estimate. Huso
ball pluyers uro no luckier as travelers
than uro ordinary everyday people.
lUnkswIII I' line,
Monduy being lulior day ull the bankti
will bo closed,
Misses Sadie und Olive Gruhuiu uro
in Chicago uttendlug the world's fuir in
compuny with the fuuiily of tho Hon.
William II. Hoover.
Misses Cora Outcult und Nellie Hrun
son huvo returned tiom Chicago.
Something good, "White Loaf Flour"
ei.10 per suck. Miller & Gitlord.
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