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TROOPS EN IM
GENERAL 3IER1UTT OBDEBS THE
Calvary Moving SIowIa; So That the
Boomers 3Iav Have Time
Prompt Compliance With the Order Will be
Demanded with as Little Hard
ship as Possible-
The Probable Disposition of the Troope-
Ifost of the Invaders Eetnrning-A
Spirit of Eeaiatance Appears
South of Oaldwoll-The
Signal Office, "Wichita. Kan., March
37. The highest temperature was Tit"-,
the lowest H82, and the mean 5S,witli
much warmer, partly cloudy weather; light
variable winds, shifting from southwest in
The morning to northeast at night; lower
but nearly stationary pressure.
Last year, on March 17, the highest tem
perature was ti2 , the lowest 45 c , and the
"WASHINGTON, March 17. Forecast
till 8 p. m. "Wednesday: For Kansas,
light rain, northerly winds, lower temper
ature. CALVAEY MOVING SLOWLY.
The Invaders Given Gpportunity to Eetire
Leavexwortii, Kan., March 17. Gener
al Merritt has given orders for the strip to
be cleared. In an interview today lie stat
ed that there were few people in the strip
who didn't know they were there without
warrant of law, and they would regret
their hasty action at an early date. He ex
pressed h JmKelf as feeling sorry for the set-
tlers, many of whom, possibly, would be
Jinnncmlly ruined. Troops of cavalry nave
left Supply, Reno and Oklbhonm
and would advance to the strip
with little haste in order that
the invaders might have time to
retire before their arrival. He did not an
ticipate any resistance, but felt confident
as eooii as the boomers saw the approach
of the military they would make a hasty
retreat. lie would have the troops move
slowly, with great deliberation, it being
his desire to inflict as little hardship on the
people as possible, but they would be
taught compliance with the law with a
gentle, but firm hand.
BOOMERS COMING BACK.
Arkansas City, Kan., March 17. And
still they come back from the Cherokee
strip. All dny yesterday disappointed and
deluded boomers alighted from heavily
laden trains which brought them from
their new to their old homes. Reports
from Caldwell and Hunnewell state that
there has leen little excitement beyond
the advent of a few belated settlers who
had not heard of the president's proclama
tion. Lieutenant Charles Dodge, of Gen
eral Merritt's staff, arrived here yesterday
from Fort. Leavenworth. Speaking of the
situation. Lieutenant Dodge said: "I am
convinced that a large number of the
boomers now located upon the strip will
vacate voluntarily when they learn the
conditions. A few, however, will remain
until they are ordeicd out by the military."'
It can bo authoritively stated that should
troops be called out they will be located in
the southern part of the strip where they
can make an effective patroL It is under
stood here that Lieutenant Dodge tele
graphed General Merritt to that eftect yes
terday and troops are expected soon.
Ira Burnett, a large cattle owner here,
has returned from an extended trip over
hit mugo and reports that no cattle have
been killed by the iKKimers. He estimates
i he number of acre burned over to be at
least 100,000, but thinks that enough grass
remains to feed the cattle until new ra.s,
sprouts. Burnett also reported colonists
sn their way out of the strip in great num
bers, and was of the opinion that few
would remain for the military to displace
THE OFFICERS RETICENT. '
GUTHIMK, Ok., March 17. Captain Cav
tumugh and Lieutenant Dodd, General
Merrittvs aides, say that as yet it has not
leen definitely settled as to how the
troops would enter the strip, but each of
the officers thought that General Merritt,
military like, would not make known his
plans. They will not talk much but
enough was ascertained to warrant the
fart that troops had already left for Fort
Reno. There an1 no cavalry at Oklahoma
City but it is thought the infantry sta
tioned there ami at this point would possi
bly take care of the towns along the rail
roiid lines. Boomers are still arriving
here from the south, moving toward the
ATTITUDE OF THE TROOPS.
GrTHRtE, Ok., March 17. Inquiry at the
military headquarters here has elicited the
iufoniHUiou that when the companies ar-1
rive they wil' l dispatched in a body to
The Cherokee line ami there cut up into de
tachments and placed in a line that v ill
probably cover twenty miles. Very little
of the course cau le learned from the com
mandant, but etiouKh has been gleaned to
warrant the statement that the skirmish
line will cross through the strip over sixty
mihss wide as rapidly as iossibfe and then
by flank moveineiUs to the right and left
will return to Oklahoma. By this means
the entire ntrip will probably be cleared in
less than two weeks.
NAMED CHEROKEE CITY.
CAU)WKi.L, Kan.. March 17. Settlers
who are building houses seven mile north
of here nr Rock Kland t racks have
named the place Cherokee City.
Mayor .Tohu AV. Xjtsj denies the rumor
that lie led invaders into the strip.
Tb Cherokee Strip Ijvo Suwk associa
tion meets here tomorrow and the cattle
iBfst have betnui to arrive. It is expected
that fully one hundred members of the
asSiWMrtWMi will be in attendance.
DETERMINED TO STAY.
Camwklu Kan.. March 17. Lumber
for three dwellings was sold hero this
morning. It was immediately loaded into
was?oos and started southward into the
strip. Settlers near here are organized to
protert eath other in holding claims. A
breaking plow started south at 11 o'clock,
the owner declaring that he was going to
plant a crop of corn.
WILL RACE AGAINST TRAIN.
Port Towxstxn, AYach.. March 17.
Mis Rogina Rothschild, daughter of the
late Baron Rothschild, a pioneer merchant.
leaves here touight to raee around the
world against George Francis Train. Five
thousand dollars have leen contributed bv
ciciaans toe her expense She will go east
to New York -v ia t he Canadian Pacifie.
take the French line n Havre, then land
to Brinsi. thence to Hong Konc by anodier
steamer aaaJrom Yokohama by the reca
lar Canadian boat. A tug will meet the
steamer at Capo "Flattery and bring the
fair Waveler'to this place at a speed of
twenty miles an hour. Mies RotbtcfaiM is
jst past bertwentieth year.
PEAR'S Scan secures a beautiful cem-nloxiou.
A Good Increase Shown by Most of the
Bostox, Mass., March 1G. The following
.table compiled from dispatches from the
managers of the leading cleanug nouses of
the United States shows the gross ex
changes for the week ending March 15,
1WK, with rates per cent of increase or de
crease, a compared with the correspond
ing week in 1SSU:
San Fronclsoo '....
Tlaltiimtre. . ,
New Orleans ..
Zi A . ,
)! MOjIM-.. .'. ........
Lexington, Ky '
FEAM M'GOWAfl'S BOMANGE
In Colombia, Presumably to lind a Beati
ful Spanish Girl.
New YonK, March 17. Folger, who has
just returned from the United States of
Colombia, South America, where he was
engaged in dredging the Magdalena river,
reports that Frank McGowan, one of Edi
son's assistants in his labaratory at Or
ange, X. J., is now at work on the same
dredging vessel, the Christopher Colon. Mc
Gowan is the man wno went to soutn Amer-
jca, -n search of a mvsterious plant for
Edison to use in making carbons for his
incandescent light. He disappeared Janu
ary 15 last. He was last seen on his way
to'the Christopher street ferry, as if he
were returning home to Orange. He had
$1,800 with him and foul play was suspect
ed. Mr. Folcer sa s he (Folger) left Xew
York on the Atlas steamer Athos for
Savanilla on January :!0, and lie met
McGowan for the first time on the
same vessel. By coincidence they
were bound on the same errand. Each had
siened a contract with ollicials of the
Colombian government to take part in cer
ake part m cer-
tain dredging operations in the Magdalena
river. J olger said lie nan cnarge ot tne
engine and McGowan and a man named
Quigley, who went down with them, were
engineers proper in charge of the expedi
tion. McGowan, he said, had plenty of
rioney and spent it freely. Two years ago,
whenin the same county, McGowan fell in
love with a Spanish girl and he promised
to return to her as soon as opportunity of
fered. Folger added that McGowan had
not seen the girl when he (Folger) left for
Folger returned because his duties com
pelled him to remain on the river, and the
insect pests of the country were too fond
That sense of extreme weariness indi
cates disordered blood. 'Ayer'sSarsaparilla
The Pan-American Congress "Will Adjourn
Within Thirty Days.
AYashixgtox, March 17. The work of
the Pan-American confeience has so far
progressed that adjournment is confidently
expected within the next thirty days.
AVith that end in view , arrangements are
leing made for a trip in the south, which
will end the hospitalities of the United
States to the delegates. The trip will
lie arranged aud carried out by the
officials of the Richmond : Danville rail
road, as was the northwestern trip by the
Pennsylvania Railroad company. The
status'of the subjects referred to the com
mittees of the conference is as follows:
On customs union, under discussion by
the conference, two reports have been
reported. The majority recommends the
negotiation of reciprocity treaties between
the several nations, wherever practicable,
and it is thought their suggestion will be
Communication on the Atlantic Report
pending in conference. Communication on
the Pacific, communication on the Gulf of
Mexico and the Carribean sea, customs
regulation. ort dues and monetary con
vention; reports prepared and in the hands
of the printer.
Extradition Report lcing translated.
Ranking and general welfare, report under
imiiMUmmniu'ni iiviuui, irjuui uuun
consideration iy the committees. Railway
communication, sanitary regulations, notic citizen.
patents and trade marks, weights and Sixth. This department will be honored
measures, and international law: reports ! bv a visit from the commander-in-chief of
adopted. the Grand Armv of the Republic, General
Senor Mendonica, of Brazil, one of the i Rusxell A. Alger, on Mondav and Tuesdav.
committee appointed to devie ami report March 'i4 and 5. Then- will be an after
a plan for expressing hein-atefnlapprecia-' noon meeting and reception in his honor,
tion by the visiting delegates of the cour- j Ht Concordia, on the 24th and at AVichita
tesies and hospitalities extended by the ' on the 35th. Excursion rates have been se
Vnited States government and the dele- cured on all railroads leading to these
gates from the United States, will submit joints and the department commander
to his colleague tomorrow his ideas upon j would urge all comrade-, who possiblv
the subject. He will propose that the dele- j can. to attend these meetings. Let us
gates from Central and eolith America in- j jrjve our commander a royal welcome to
augurate a movement for the erection in the our great soldier state,
city of AVashingtou. as a gift to t he presi-j heventh. The dates for the state ro
dent of the L nited States, of a monument union at Topeka have been fixed for Octo
to commemorate the gathering of the first i lier 7. S. 9 and 10, inclusie.
congress of all the nations of the western Eighth. Proier applications having
hemisphere. j been made to these headquarters, the fof-
Mr. Mendonica said to a reporter todav lowim rham-i'- in names of nasi- are hert-
that his desire was that the monument i
should not commemorate the confer
ference, but the results of the confer
ence, chief among which he considered
the arbitration clause by which all dif
ferences and disputes, between any of tlie
nations interested shall be settled.
The representatives of the Central aud
South American nations located in AYash
iug are to be constituted a committee to
ask for designs for the proped monu
ment, from architect, scniptors and
artists in the three Americas, and
superintend its crectiou noon a site
to be delegated by the congres- of the )
i iuk-u cuuex. 10 ue uineiieu in j-:. ror ,
this purpose a fund of $135,000 will be pro-'
pored by Mr. L Mendonica. to be contri-
outed by the nations interested in propor-
iwu w umr ifjiuiaiiuu. xie uhs no uuudi
his proposition will be accepted and
adopted oy his eollutgues.
WE'LL SUPPOSE A CASE.
You are nervoos aud dyspeptic, your ap
petite flacs. your slumber is broken or dis
turbed by uneasy dreams, or you court the
sleepy god in vain. AYhat shall you do?
Try an alcoholic excitant to stimulate ap
petite, deded the nerves at bed time with
a narcotic? Neither of thee. Try Hostet
ter'i Stomach Biteons. It w ill, believe us,
be more than a triaL You will continue to
use this iustly renowned nerve invieerant i
and stomachic. It is in the exigency snp-,
noed jnat what k. wanted. It i a health-1
fal vlimiite- w appetne and dujestmn.
does not excite, Inn quiet, the bi n mi I
nerve. is an exceueni tuuretK' ana a
y reroraier s a icHirierx5 eoiHiitiQn ,
- ... -- --- a r
rhe li-er and boweK it c.um ejavoi
tendeac to rheamartMn. nullities tiho
ienuem- i wihct. uu.:kcs t.bo
prostrating eect of overwork. miftgatoS
. TrTTir: . - s rrJfcrST
ii-ii-a na it simi i.t sW. J'St-
weather sbenM we it. a a preveturaae
bhoald h1m tired entdeats ad bustnts
THE FLOOD SITUATION.
VlCKSBUKG, Miss., March 17. The river
has fallen four inches in the past forty-
eight hours. The river is falling for a dis
tance of twenty miles above and fifty miles
below the Raleigh crevasse, which is stead
ily widening and was 1,600 wide
this morning. The flood will submerge
the fairest portion of north Louisiana.
Steamers are now removing stock from
Tensas parish, and in localities reached by
rail removal is the order of the day. The
Queen & Crescent authorities expect their
threveport division, to be flooded at the
delta in a few days. "Water is also showing
up at Lake One. The damage by crevasse
will be immense, though stock will un
undoubtedly be saved for the most part.
The Raleigh crevasse has relieved all
anxiety for the present.
Washington, March 17. The following
changes in the rivers in leet and tenths
have occurred: Risen at Cincinnati 2.8,
Chattanooga 1.4. Cairo 1.1. Fallen at
Yicksburg 0.3 and remained stationary at.
Momnhis and .New Orleans The rivers
are above the danger line 8.3 at Cairo, 2.6
at Memphis, 7.4 at Helena, 0.4 at Vicks
burg and 3.5 at Xew Orleans.
G. A. B. OBDEBS.
Appointments and Announcements Made by
the Department Commander.
SAbetkA, Kan., March 17. Department
Commander Collins has issued the follow
ing general orders, Xo. 2:
First. The following appoinments are
hereby announced: they will be obeyed and
respected accordingly, and they are re
quested to report their acceptance in writ
ing to the assistant adjutant-general:
Senior aid-de-camp and chief of staff,
George K. Spencer, post 433. Aids-decamp
F. A. A. Xeal, post 1; II. D. Shaffer,
post 2: D. McTaggert. post 4; F. G. Mark
art, post (5; O. II. Coulter, post 7; Timothy
Marthy, post S; Y. H. Smith, post 9; R. A.
Campbell, post 17: J. C. Clark, post 20; B.
H. Downing, post 25: V. A- Ogden, post
30; AY T. "Collins, post 33; L. L. Alrich,
post 43: S. R. Peters, post 53; J. M. McXay,
post 77; A. J. Felt, post itt; J. M. Water
man, po-t 116; Adam Kemper, post 127;
W. B. Kingsley, 130: P. B. Rusk, post 135;
C. E. Prewett, post 142; J. M. Hopkins,
post 155: M. DeForest, post 1157; A". If.
Simmonds, nost IM; A. J. Birchficid, post
1SS; E. E. May, post 195; B. F. Everett,
post 199: Charles M. Harvey, post 202; "W.
D. Mathews, post 20S: Yt H. Day, post
205: M. Jellison. post 24(5; S. M. Johnson,
nost 292: M. AY Sutton, post 293: Phil !
Kelley. post 832: F. M. Hiiies. post 33(5: C.
II. Cone, post 399; Thomas Swinney, post
434. The department commander desires
to impress the fact, that the position of
aid-de-camp is not to be regarded as merely
honorary, but the comrades so honored by
being named as aids-de-camp on the de
ment staff should bear in mind that they
have been selected on account of their fit
ness for active duty. They are the im
mediate representatives of the department
commander in their respective localities,
and, as such, will be expected to put forth
their best efforts in an earnest endeavor to
recruit our ranks and build up our order.
Second. The following committees are
appointed: Committee to secure the na
tional encampment for 1S92 at Topeka
Chairman, T. J. Anderson, post 1; Lyman
U. Humphrey, post 4; Ben Fagan; post 22;
Eugene F. Ware, post 32: George Trout,
".:t?Vi ..i.'. f, ior- it ? rwi-
''-" jS'nV,: mmi-ttoB"'hV direction of
the department encampment will have
permanent headquarters at Topeka, and
Comrade L.annam is nereoy appointed
its clerk to whom all communications in
tended for the committee should be ad
dressed. Committee on legislation P. J. Potts,
post 7: Lewis Hanback, post C(5; AY P.
Hacknev, post 85; A. AY Smith, post S7:
G. M. Stratton, post 88; T. B. Gerow, post
93: AV. H. Young, post 303.
Third. The state soldiers' home at Fort
Dodge was opened for the reception of in
mates January 1. This home receives
veterans of theuniou armv and navy and
their wives and such of their children as
are unable to support themselves. As the
appropriation for this home is only
?5,000 per year until the legis
lature meets again, a great many
things that ought to be done for the com
fort aud pleasure of the inmates must nec
cessarily be left undone. The posts and
corps throughout the state would aid ma
terially by donations of dressing-gowns,
cushions, pillows, books, pictures, and
such delicacies and fruit as would tempt
the appetite of the aged, sick and infirm.
Donations should lie sent to D. L. Sween
ev. commandant. Dodge City.
Fourth. The department encampment, J
at its last meeting at balina,
by resolution, made the AVest
ern Veteran the official organ
of this denartment. and recommended
that each post immediately subscribe for a j
copy, to ue placed on nie, ior uie use oi
the"post. Comrades, this is a strictly sol
dier paper, published by a worthy comrade
of this department and devoted to the in
terest of the old soldier, whether he is a
member of the Grand Army or not, and
each one should become a subscriber, if he
is not already, and thus aid in a substan
tial manner in making it a power for good
in the soldier cause.
Fifth. Attention is especially called to
the G. A. R. Memorial college located at
Oberlin. Kan. The purpose of this institu
tion is the free education of all children of
the soldiers and sailors of the late war. It
was organized and incorporated by certain
noble women actuated by the principles of
friendship, charity and loj-alf y. As intelli
gence and virtue are the foundation stones
uiKMi w hich the fabric of our government
ie-ts, everv enterprise, having in view the
feullCHllOll Ul U1U JUU11I, SUUUIU IVICIU
j the hearty and united support of all pat-
education of our youth, should receive
bv aimroved: AA'infiekl Scott iot 41. to
Hill Citv post 41: General Kice post 71. to
Topeka port 71: Bald Hill post 27, to Cul
ver post 247; Attica post 3t0, to" Charles G.
llarker pa&t 360.
Ninth. The following addresses are
called for: Lieutenant I.eander McChe-ih-v,
late ltatter B. New Jer-ej Ln;ht ar
tillery, by Thmna E. Leo. No. 4W Johnson
street. Newark. N. J.: Joseph Burner, late
of company H, 3rd Ohio A olunteor infan
try, by Chas. M. Dunnavan. 2.23$ South
Sixth" street, St. Joseph. .Mo.: Josnh
Luca, late corporal company G. 48th Ifli-
noi A'olonteer infantry, by J. R. Elliott,
jki Uorado bpnucs. Mo.
Tenth. The department countersign foe
the pn-miif rear is iransrim ted herewith
to all oaMt- in sood standing:
El-veath. The reports, and per capita
tax for the first quarter of ISftl are doe
Mrcb 31. Proper blanks have been mailed
to each post, and it is the duty of post
commanders to see that the reports are
properly made out at the last pout meeting
in this month, and mailed without delay
to the Ksisant adjutant senentl with
draft or postomee order for the per capita ;
muc Hiciwew. i ne rx i ti crai?
nnarcer for each comrade in good sanding.
abown by the adjutant V report. Bi ;
wood post a&has the honor of beimr the,
first to send in its returns for this quarter, j
A CmCt-LAB LETTER. '
The commander of the department ha, J
also issued the foUowinjc circular:
i commanders and oUr p oarers
-,, -! w 1Mve fecial rforeto ivrrni t!
" "If '
."" . , . '
Tifss daaca tew Taa&a aa isin rainwiv m ssab
"" .e. . -.. . , -r
te the department but couW almost doable
& preeat membership wham the next
ibs preeat niesnoenMaip wtmihi tne next
alx nionth-if proper efforts are made. It
amnuwlir iwm fran bisMaarr rWt
nimaaaer proeaie rrosa m eanary elerfc
A oopy of tie official enroUaeent f the old t
diers in the county, aad that aa apptiea t
tion for membership be at once placed in
the hands of all those who are not already
members of the Grand Army, with a re
quest that he either sign it orrettirn.it
with a statement of his reasons for not
doing so. In order to accommodate those
living at a distance or who are unable, on
account of age or infirmity, to attent post
meetings at night, it is recommended that
at least every alternate meeting be held in
the afternoon. This will give all an op
portunity to join with us in further
cementing the bonds of fraternity which
bind us together as comrades.
Those posts which do not have as auxil
iaries the Wonians' Relief Corps and Sons
of Veterans should at once take steps to
secure such organizations. They will be
found to be of incalculable benefit in pro
viding social entertainments and in caring
for and relieving the sick and distressed,
and thus infuse new life into those posts
that are struggling for an existence, while
at the same time they will lessen the
burdens that naturally rest upon our or
ganization. Comrades, let us one and all go to work
earnestly to build up our order. Xo
grander organization was ever instituted
among men and every honorably dis
charced soldier and sailor should be en
rolled as : member. "With more than
eighty thousand old soldiers and sailors
within the borders of our state there is no
reason why we cum not have at least thirty
thousaml enrolled in the Grand Army by
the tim ti national encamuraent meets
at Boston in August next if every officer
and comrade will do his duty. AYe pride
ourselves on being the "great soldier
state" of the union, yet our Grand Army
membership is below that of even our
sister state of Missouri.
Kansas is noted for its advanced position
and leadership in every movement for the
the amelioration and betterment of man
kind. Ju this we feel a commendable
pride. Then lee us not be behind' in our
great work of extending and perpetuating
the great jirinciples upon which our order
is built and upon which rests the hope of
An Irishman was asked for his marriage
certificate. He lifted his hat, revealing a
large scar on the head, evidently done with
a flat iron. This evidence was to the point.
Our certificates are the praises of thoe
who have experienced wonderful cures by
the use of Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup.
Salvation Oil is the greatest cure on
earth lor pain. It affords instant relief
and speedy cure to all sufferers from
rheumatism, neuralgia, headache, sore
tnroat, cuts, bruises, etc. Jnce. 2o cents.
KENNEY'S MURDERER ON TRIAL.
Kansas City, Mo., March 17. A dis
patch from Springfield. Mo., says: The
trial of AVilliam Miles-, charged with the
murder of Captain Nat L. Kenney, chief of
the Bald Knobbers was begun today;
300 witnesses will be examined.
The wife of R. Ar. Cunningham, one of
the witnesses, while in a fainting condi
tion, fell into the open fire-place last night
and was burned to death.
MUST MAKE GOOD THE SHORTAGE.
KANSAS City, Mo., March 17. A dis
patch from Jefferson City says: Governor
Francis today notified ex-State Treasurer
Noland's bondsmen that they must make
good his shortage at once. It is thought
here that criminal proceedings against Xo
laud will ha begun tomorrow.
"In the spring" take Hood's Sarsaparilla.
Do not put it off till too late. Sold by all
FIRE AT CHERRYVALE.
Chekiiyvale, Kan., March 17. The res
idence on East Main street, owned by C
AA. Booth and occupied by Dr. J. 33. Mc
Pherson, was destroyed by fire at an early
hour this morning. The cause is unknown".
There was no insurance on the furniture.
THE AUSTRIAN ESTIMATES.
A'lEXXA, March 17. The estimates for
ISO were presented' in the lower house of
the Austrian diet today. According to
t hese the revenue will be 547.570.574 florins
and tiie expenditures 545,771,700 florins.
Ayer's Sarsaparilla is just what you want
for a spring medicine superior to all.
YOUNG'BUCHANAN BOUND OVER.
AuiLEXE, Kan., March 17. The United
Slates commissioner rendered a decision in
the case of young Orrin Buchanan, arrest
ed for mail robbery, binding him over for
trial in 500 bonds.
INTEREST RATE REDUCED.
Dks Moines, la., March 17. The senate
today passed the bill reducing the maxi
mum rate of interest on negotiable paper
from 10 to S per cent.
Do not take any chances of being poison
ed or burnt to death with liquid stove
polish, paints and enamels in bottles. The
Rising Sun stove Dolish is safe, odorless,
brilliaut, the cheapest and best stove polish
made, and the consumer pays for no ex
pensive tin or glass package with even'
EMIN WILL WITHDRAW.
London, March 17. A report is current
that Emin Pasha will withdraw from the
AFIRE AT SENECA.
Sesteca, Kan., March 17. A fire tonight
totally destroyed Buchanan's grocery and
AYillianis' hardware store.
FORTNER OUT ON BAIL.
Manhattan, Kan., March 17. J. M.
Fortner, Riley county's defaulting treas
urer, has been released on $5,000 bail.
The independent club of the north end
of the Fourth ward will meet opposite tne
Kxchange hotel this evening at 7::J0.
R. J. Ccrtix, See.
There will be a social at the class rooms
of the Baptist church tomorrow (AVednes
day) evening of the young jieople's hi ,
class to which all members and their
friends are invited.
Garfield AV. K. C. Xo. 40 will meet in
regular t-esion at Garfield hall Tuesday,
March IS. at 2:30 p. m.
Mrs. M. E. Dpraxd, Secretary.
The subject of the prize essay is: "The
Benefits of Prohibition to Kau&a." The
contest will probably take place on the
evening of April IS. The program will be
interspersed with vocal and instrumental
music which will be furnished by the high
school. LrciK E. -Stucky.
SCOTTISH RITE MASOXRT.
Elmo Lodge of Perfection No. 9. A. & A.
Scottish Rite Masons meet at their hall on
Eat Douglas avenue this evening at 7
o'clock for work: fourth to fourteenth de
gree. E. Goldberg, v. m.
D. A. Mitchell, Sec
The young ladies of the United Presby
terian church will appear the "Peakes":
under the dirtction of Mis? Petdngull, on
AVednesday evening of thi week. The
church will be found on the comer of Ohio
avenue and Fir? street. The -Peaks"
will be there at 7-M p. m. and will be clad
j to you ami your friends.
e. ., Trn fer nain4utta
- ', , , ' , . .
? rhit. drea,a for
trnnraed wiui snowdrop. Stalks aad ell
ar thrown ia; and they fall down ia trails
& of & ddrt- TtKTC & P?
J -rccDZ TJ . . U Z?
-J SStSU Trf 2; "?
pl,l horsefhoto borckrsd the aad
w " popuisr as anytmng, is sc; at t
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acea c ahat stored to oe made ojpuusc , ai
j-rf t fe . ttva d dor&bi aad eu -
n.rititiMtr .t8-rfd i
"" ,,J"; "- mm
m rarjons wy. iBa a are at Kasteea -
.hunt psrpse.iicutartT; or have barder el j
wKa ribb wt the ede et she 4rt, aad
Tofleries is from tufle. a tile, because tiles
were made on thoespofc where the palace now
The Arabian yearis lunar, And in theconrsa
of thirty-two years-each month, runs through
all the seasons.
Tho National museum at Washington has
come into possession of two stamps issued
under the-net of 1765, which led to the Amer
Bookkeeping wasfir5& introduced into Eng
land from Italy by Peein o 1569. It was de
rived from a systenvof algebra published by
Burgo, at Venice.
A rustic bridge, recently completed at
Beach Havn, Ga., coatains.fifty-sevea kinds
of -wood and vines, grown on the fifty acres
of Beach Havea park.
A. billiard table was lately sold at Cassel,
which formerly belonged to Jerome, whilom
king of Westphalia. Tee cues, balls, marx
ers, etc., were all intact and all marked with
the royal crown.
According to the Italian papers the trans
mission to Rio of tho telegrams in which
King Humbert; announced tho death of the
Duke of Aosta to that prince"ssecondeon cost
upward of $2,675.
Phonograph closets are very common now
in the offices of New- York business men. A
man goes in and talks to his machine, and
after a while the typewriter goes in aud tho
machine talks to her.
It is estimated that it will require the labor
of 2,000 men fifty-four years to extract all
coal from the territory between Reynolds
villo and Sykesville, in tho Punxsutawney
Steam surface cars, or dummies, are used
by the street railroad companies of Birming
ham, England, and in 1&S9 they carried 19,
000,000 passengers with only two fatal and
forty-one minor accidents.
The theme of the Japanese national anthorn
as recently rendered into English is: "Oh,
that the reign of our emperor might continue
for thousands and thousands of years until
oyster shells become rocks."
Before paper came into general use, our
Teutonic forefathers wrote their letters, etc.,
on wood. The boc, or beech, being closely
grained and plentiful in northern Europe,
was employed for tho purpose, and hence the
Tho revolver caused more than one hundred
deaths in England in 18S9, including mur
ders, suicides and accidents a largo increase
over tho number for 1SS3. Some of the En
glish newspapers fear that this indicates an
approach of cowboy manners.
The gambling spirits of Paris are dodging
tho gaming laws with a marble board dotted
with shallow holes numbered like those on a
bagatello board. The board is laid in the
angle of a billiard table and the balls are
rolled over it by hand, winning or losiug ac
cording to the hole in which they stop. They
call it "baraque."
The last venture in tho use of human hair
is a fan valued at ?250, says Harper's Bazar.
Deft fingers must have fashioned this unique
curiosity, for what appears to be costly laco
fringing the sticks is really human hair; baby
curls, liko unto fairy thistle down, we doubt
not, yielding to tho gentle wooing of sum
mer's softest breezes.
It is said that ex-King Milan, of Servia,
receives a pension of 2,000 a month for not
writing his reminiscences.
The young Princess of Monaco speaks Eu
glish without the slightest accent, and is very
tond of English customs. She has an En
glishwomiui for one of her ladies in waiting,
and especially invites English ladies visiting
Monaco to call upon her.
The czar of Russia is now tho largest land
holder in tho world. He recently purchased
one single tract larger than the state of
Texas. He has also bought in tho lands of
the Hohenlohe family, rvhich they had in
herited, but were not allowed to occupy, in
Queen Victoria has a fancy for Arianna and
French bread and rolls in all sorts of odd
shapes. Besides having it made up in a score
of fancy twists and curls, she always has
some, baked in the form of little dolls. These
arc for her grandchildren when they eat at
For the firat timo in history the pope has
conferred a pontifical decoration on a mon
arch who does not belong to tho Christian
faith. The holy father has presented to the
shah tho Order of Pius IX, and has forward
ed to him tho insignia, together with an au
tograph ietter in which he thanks Nasr-jd-Deen
for the protection and liberty accorded
to the Catholics in Persia.
The little son of the late Duke of Aosta by
his niece-wife, the Princess Letatia, has re
ceived from King Humbert tha title of Count
di Salerni. This was done at the suggestion
of the premier, Signor Crispi, who is an old
Garibaldinn. Salerni is a littlo town in tho
western angle of Sicily, between Palermo
and Marsala. It was there that Garibaldi
first proclaimed himself dictator of the two
Sicilies in the name of King A7ietor Emman
uel. Prince George of AVales has been assigned
to the ship Excellent to learn how to shoot
big guns a3 a preliminary to being promoted
to the rank o'f commander and being placed
in charge of a vessel. He has learned bis
seamanship easily, and even at present he is
not compelled to taeae with tho common
lieutenants of his own rank, but all the ar
rangements of the ship are upset so that he
may have separate quarters aad oocupy the
The new nun's veilings come with borders
and sometimes fringes on one selvage.
Garrick collar now carries the day, and is
irom both by grown poople and cinkirea.
The combination of white with vaHaw, or
white and gold, is much lavorsd for erasing
TJnoTi r-r.ll.ro nrl ratC are no lonrsr worn, f
aad the attempt to revive tfaeta hasnttcrly
-"- - ' i
Foil steeves are favored even by stoat wo
men, as the f nllneas torvea to eeaceal rateor
tban to emphasize tha size of the ami.
Loote XIV coats are maeh worn. They
havethe kmg skirt backs and are trhamd
with battoos, naoeqoedrs calls aad nap
The new crepes de chine come in lovely
eveniag shadfe- and pore white, wish sarnU
figares, date, ssars, wheels aad ftawars esa
brsidered on their surface.
A novfelty for evesuag i a bracelet of fio
ere wotb jess bekrw the bert tirm oe on
arm. Sosaetsmcs they arfrreaJ MasaaaM, aad
a ocrracpoBdiag crnster U pfeoed ea the pt
forming lb sJcevft of tb other arss.
The present whira of faahsoa is tohsve
everyihlag sxacti refesd on the sfaoaMars.
Ooe, heJdsr cape, dxsees. esad lately eves
jerseys, have epcslet oC ooe stjie araaataer.
Lact ficaas axe tle seen rrisk epaskas cf
rrl eE.br&idr7. sssrsboct or piussoiJ of I
Signer Sarriai yciia sasawaf ea VkfktB I
ubittard player. 1
of ?UC9 aa hoar. !
Hsrr Kraop. tae gaaas&har. is
ess sa Gersaaay. Sk hseaase la Wfi was
ia.iSitS.W r agsaa XjmfW la IM
iv.ubrhr cosmm jJeae a the
mmw m, - ae ear-
Oarted States! Aates jr raw.'naKiwp
M&izmmvut uarrersscroi v c-seaas sa sesa.
ad w ae-fi$ ytre af aaa.
Geacse VT. CWfclfr rseatei:. isui is tippkm
I sou Uimumt: were Watasf Ve & reoortsr.
wBo got 1,000 f of the b. Sir. CmTds gave
Jam tho matter to help him along.
The late Solomon Suller, of AHenna, aged
S3, was the reformer of the Jewish liturgy
and composer of a great part of the ritual
music used by tha" reformed Jews.
Mr. Raskin's shoulders are bent with ad
rancing age. and his head is whiter than it
was, hue his eyes have not become dimmed,
and his friends say, "flo doesn't look half as
old as he is."
Hon. Sir Dinshaw Manockjeo Petit is a Par
see gentleman who has given sway over $1,
000,000 in private charities. He recently gavo
100,000 raiws toward founding a lepar hos
A story is told of tho young duo d'Orleans
command of the English language when ho
was in London two years ago. He had with
him at the timo a military looking tutor
whom he used to speak cf as "My old fool of
Hoari Rochefort lives in London and edits
his Paris paper by malL He spends large
sums in the purchase of pictures and rare
porcelains to add to the magnificent collec
tion which fills his big house at YorkiTerrace.
from ccllnr to garret.
AYalker Fearn, lato United States minister
at Athens, states that brigandage no longer
exists in Greece. He states that hs and Ma
daughter and a few friends, unarmed and
without an escort, visited on horseback tho
wildest parts of Greece and mat with nothing"
but cordial hospitality.
The Rev. F. O. Morris, the well known Brit
Uh naturalist, is trying to procure the pa-ssago
of an act of parliament making bird's nesting
illegal in order to preserve some of the rarer
British birds from total extinction. The mil
liners are enthusiastically with him. for it is
getting difficult to secure choico pinions for
Lord Hopetown, the governor of Aus
tralia, is small and delicate looking, and ex
tremely sensitive to criticism upon his size or
apparent health. AVhea ha arrived at Mel
bourne he sent for the reporters of the vari
ous newspapers and told them that he em
phatically denied the charge of ill health.
"Though slight, I am wiry!" ho declared,
"and I have always enjoyed excellent health."
Sir ATilliam Gull, according to a writer in
The Medical AVorld, had a curious fascination
over his patiento. They always, whether
hospital or private patients, boliaved implic
itly in him, and thought his opinion final. A
doctor sent him a lady, an habitual opium
eater. She was shown into Gull's room. He
at once said to her, "Madam, before you say
anything to me, let roe tell you you must give
up the opium I seee you take," Site was so
impressed by GuII'r power of divination that
Bhe gave it up at once.
SOME RAILROAD FACTS.
A steel rail lasts with average wear aoout
There are sixty miles of snow sheds on tho
Contral Pacific railroad.
The average daily earnings of an American
locomotive is about $100.
Tho cost of a palace sleeping car is $15,000,
or if "vestibuled," $17,000.
The cost of railroads in the United States j
has been nine billion dollars.
One million persons are ainployod by tho
railroads of the United State.
The cost of a high class eight wheel passen
ger locomotive is about $S,500.
Thero are 'JOS.T-IO railroad bridges in tho
United States, spanning 3,213 milt.
The consolidation locomotive weighs flf y
tons and is able to draw ou a level over 2,400
Tho highest railroad bridge in the United
States is the Kinzua viaduct on the Erie road
SOS feet high.
The average crt of constructing a mile of
railroad in the United Stated at thn prewufc
time is about f 30,000.
The line of railroads extending farthest
cast And west is the Canadian Pacifie, run
ning from Quebec to the Pacific ocean.
The longest railroad bridge span in the
Umtod States is the cantilever spau in the
Poughkeepsie bridge over the Hudson rivw
543 f eot.
The higbeftt railroad in the United States
is the Denver and South Park, a branch of
the Union Pacifie, at Alpine Tunnel 1I,3M
feet above sea level.
The longest American railroad tunnel N
the Hoosac tunnel on the Fitehburg railroad
four and three-quarter niHeH. The 8fc
Gothard tunnel in Eunpo i over nine railed
in length.) New York CoiUMereial Adver
tiser. LITERARY LIGHTS.
Robert Browning left an estate valued as
85,000, but it was by no means aecttmakUed
through poetry aloue.
Caps. Charles King, the writer of military
stonee, in a nHired araiy officer. His por
traits show him earing eyefjnnw.
Eugene Fiekl Bars that Andrw Lasts; is
unquestionably the foremost Ut-jrary power
iu London at the pretest tune. Laos; writes
for The Daily News of Ixtodea aad Fiaki
for TIm) Daily Nevrs of Chicago.
Mr. AVilliam Morris, the poet, is robust aad
square built; he hs oaQgy har aad be de
lights in rude appareL Be lores the sea, aad
nothing pieaM nun more than to be mis- I
taken for a Kuiior; in fact, ilia appearance m
John G. ATbiitfer writ: "I hare readied
a Wine of life wsn ntoK-ary txtoriet j is of
small oonreqneoce, bat I shall he glad t feci
that I have no lUtogetlw-r written In rsia:
iimi, my words for fresdota, charity, faith In
the divine goodness, lore ot aatare aad of
home and eooatry re wslconwd aad ap
proved." Herbert Spencer lire all tae year round
in eoartiiag Loom. SesooHiaer see eJattwr
and chatter grows anttearable, and tae phi
losopher rkes te she eerasMm. He has two
hole bettoat doac-asd by aa artist aad rstuis
exactly to fit awears. AVTaea & iuAt tprew
too zreat be tr them m. Xo maail can
P85 " ""
Henry AT. Aastfcs, the editor of Tbe '- !
: ttooahJt, tae bw sochuot an0axh. has beta ,
I an actor, mearaacr man, jeatraaaat tad poet
He is sacrt end uoot, wisfc Aoe eat Purt
' and l&rze head. He ohsogei hi beard acd
' dress cm it soita bis arm cesCwSl; ha cas '
, sake a good rptch, oarsfxHy puttshes hli f
j varies, and seOs them sJt high price. H
' raeku s j&p, sad niwtyi ux tk hett to- '
jbiOCC . l
Oiua. mp is act so aatrttseaa as the en !
centred Jioee. bat tt is saaah assea paiafahH '
aad when afenlr sreperd ss awe Md7
streagtaeotec; bat a rmry taety hwn-aa-e. A
faileeni: BeQ aiee of r'uterjt. aselce a Wi
arawa aaner aad asix witl the Jefca; mr u
ft both; chop apefeaai and pat these a, ma.
son to testa with peeper, salt aad a t tu
leaoahdos: ureem er mtk aad erasfcars ar
to i edd; aatrv. af desired. JMi er i
slow tee for aa aerx aad a. half.
A IjerUrmrr ?
AbOhhaga .litea toiiet arOese that si
aMteearyao tedapisee'i at a use. it U
part ct tee wistee er aalrtawiad ahaeftfaH;
aad aaaac with eaaai pacta af Wirr aad
raaawa - - -- - .--- ..
Uisaevsai - " utai assea caf
Ba9 aoe -p saaar
lgyibig- aattl tt eg thr aad. farsdrf
ithereesahiT : add oaeasfeaaaaarsi n
f srz4 aa the eehe. TMe tahes s.-r
bctes. Te wfth a 0M eyiws.
Saving Labor cleanliness.
Drapery for French Windows.
Our ens represents a large curtain in gray
bluo plush lined with old gold surah bOIc and,
raised np on ths sido with a cord and tassels
cnrtAix Fon ntxscit iviauow.
which are attached at the top under tha
draped valano. On the oppcalto-ddo & nar
row breadth falls straight, imtrely touching
The cnrtalns and v&l&nccr oro bordered with.
Pompadour tnaseis. This stnrl of draping?
may b carried oat eqeaUy waft. &: any ottba
soft material now ia style, and Is partlcnlar
1 v adapted to the loag windows axUading- fci
A. Serlou Defect.
Artks to agrkaskarirt) Pebly your
knowledge of ortfe. u trifie nnitwlt
Agriculturist Mebby; but I kiuw sathia'
Artist Isn't tho cow wH drawn!
Agriculturist Drwl good 'norsgb, bat,
b'gosh, she ain't chowin' hw cud. isno
jvi a oranca powtnca m rno iruuDonrg ai
Temple, a gautiemau who cas jt bought a
stamp tries to mkn it adhvro to the envelope,
but m vain. "Very strange' haul the ladv
clerk In attendance. "I have had tut home
stamp returned Hbout t went y tames this mcrn
tog?"--Tranftlt for rhAft'w
Beware ol Imitation, thereis Olnj On
'"on Sncf I4t.
Tramp Kind lady, will yen give me some
thing to oat.'
Led j Wo have sou chops left over from
oreakfast; you oan bars tbos.
Tramp (with a eerafal look) Bicw rw;
they are a little toa uggtaive of th wood
pile. I couldn't take any outnfert vating 'un.
ailliliHM in IU
Groat Aatrww Ilaroaftarl shall play
but oeco a week. I can tonka mors
profitable use of my titna ia ano'.her lu;
Admirer But how?
"Writing Usatiiaoniak far Mp manu
facturers." Bontoti Tho-.
Old Mane: Bias Lm.
OM Haas; Ma L- wa s. h Uiea CMa
Of a aw nwtacfbU dana;
Aad ae foM im kw wMh aa nhaoml ajwd girt,
Aad stndgkavriiy cug tal to tb l.
o xxx, xn a CKnrass rum.
Ifc gtoee yea aUKben afee peppgr e3 tafls
Aad Mnge aeeta. If joe attrrv em.
Mice, rate aad Blew ad mmUs shell be vstesU
Bat she Saraea aa her ee at sot aCer ef ttu
Ami aakrfclr fnhaaa. boldas; racW awete4.
Tor ym waeVsai tee eM, seal e,
A. S'-mkr Qnflt.
A aew jterf piul jUflrje pafeMra tc
qcnlas ts morn ia the uocusapabtaK' limstf v
tloo trrmt The ftpriae-ftM BorAeetead It it
t. verietvoo af the jrfKi)ar "mmy" pattiri
-n mxr jmrtis mofUi ct jsttrx of rrrj
shape sad krardfana8 fttre m
(Tod fer te mUs. wtdeb rosasfct e i. a,
koftaof seen dtsmotid xhocM be tirtcs u
Pt pf . a -i'-tU'
iz ioreets of
Ocothwl sad baa been used b sjtdfic&s
ai poople witlt tie beat raaektu It
btthr bml est yossr aaea to
Case at iadwartatd UeaH
tafoUMdb M Screia, XJaaaaab,
TnatbeeA atejdsd SajalaVya aatfed
firs. arisT hratsru: Co. At&ete,fe.