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FOUL ASSASSINATION OF A SLEEP
Two Children Lying on the Same
Bed are not Even
Six Hundred Dollars in tlic Pockets
of the Murdered. Man 'ot
The Bloody Axe Found His Nephew
Arrested on Suspicion A Little
Town Near Leavenworth the
Scene of the Tragedy
Signal Office, Wichita, Kan., August
2. The highest temperature was 97,
the lowest up to 7 p. m. 75, and the
mean SG,with brisk southerly winds,
Avith warm, cloudless weather tind station
Last year on August 2, the highest tem
perature was S4, the lowest .i9, and
the mean 723, and two years ago the cor
responding temperatures were 101s, 73
Fked L. Jonxsox, Observer.
Wak Department, "Washington. D. C,
August 2, S p. m. Forecast until S p. m.
For Missouri: Fair, except local showers
in northern portion; slightly cooler in
northwestern, warmer in .southeast por
tion; southwesterly winds.
For Kansas: Fair, clearing in extreme
northern portion", southerly winds, be
coming variable: winds cooler in northern.
Stationary temperature in southern por-
PULL OF MYSTERY.
A Man's Skull Split "While Two Bedmates
Leavenworth. Kan.. August 2. The
little mining town of Brighton, five and
one-half miles southwest of here, was the
fcene of a mysterious murder. L'ncle Jim
Yslam. a well-to-do colored man, was
found last night by his nephew, Paul Bet
ter, and a neighbor, dead in bed, his two
children .sleeping peacefully on each side
of him. In the middle of Yslam's fore
head slanting toward the right eye was a
fearful hole from the sharp edge of an axe
which had sunk deep into his skull, nearly
cleaving the head ia twain. There were no
signs of a htruggle and tied up by a
string a roll of bills amounting to &300
was found in a pocket of his trousers,
which were lying apparently undisturbed
on a chair near the bed. Young Iletter
has been arrested on suspicion. This
morning the blood stained axe was found.
Yslam had had some trouble with his
HUGE THEFT OF MINING STOCK.
St. Louis, Mo., August 2. J. L. Mayer,
who lives at 1523 Washington avenue, had
stolen from his room last night $40,000
worth of mining stock anda small amount
of cash. Negotiations on the stock will bo
PREPARING FOR KEMMLER'S EXECU
TION. Auburn, X. Y., August 2. Recent de
velopments have more than confirmed the
truth of the statement that Kennnler, the
condemned murderer, is weakening daily.
The utter abandonment of all hope and
the consequent realization of his utterly
lost condition never came to him with such
terrible force as last night. All night long
the vision of his impending fate rose before
his sleepless eyes, and as he tos&cd and
tumbled on his narrow cot, he cried aloud
in despair, "I wish it were over."
lie moaned time and again and his
utter loss of nil power to control his fears
were pitiful to behold. The cause of this
sudden and uncontrollable despair was the
noihe of the preparation in the adjacent
room of the executioner, which the pris
oner could not help hearing, through the
doorway which connects his cell with the
chamber of death. In the latter room men
weie making a test of the death dealing
apparatus before launching the fatal cur
rent through the body of Kennnler. In
the next room were "Warden Dunstan,
Klectriciau Barnes, of Rochester, and a
few others who had been invited to wit
ness the test. C. F. Barnes, who has been
employed to take charge of the electrical
apparatus, and who will probably pull
the fatal switch, arrived on the
H:0." Central train yesterday and returned
to Rochester in the evening. His stay in
town was made as secret as possible, and
there was an evident fear at the prion
that his visit would bo found out by the
reporters. Durinc the brief time in the
city ho did a great deal of work. The belt
on the engine in the north wing was taken
off the pulley connecting with the
machinery and connected with the "West
inghoue dynamo. Shortly after " o'clock
the steam was turned on. anil a thorough
inspection was made of every belt and
pulley. Then the room of execution was
vibited, and later a thorough trial was
made of the apparatus which controls the
fearful current. Everything was found to
be in working order.
If you need medidine it is not safe to de
lay till hot weather. Take Hoods Sarsap
TO REMOVE GRANT'S REMAINS.
"Washington, August 2. At the close of
Mr. (forge's speech in the senate this aft
ernoon, Mr. Plumb offered the following
concurrent resolution and asked that it
lie over till Monday:
That congress desires the removal of the
remains of the illustrious soldier and
statesman, I'lysses S. Grant, to, and the
interment in. Arlington national cemetery
and the president be requested to convey
to the widow of this eminent man such de
sire, tendering to her on behalf of this na
t ion, all necessary facilities for such re
moval and interment.
"Why not pas it now," Mr. Edmunds
"I thought I would let it lie over until
there is a larger attendance of senators to
pais upon it," was Mr. Plumb's answer.
If vou have headacho trv Preston's
A NEW SCHEDULE IN IOWA.
DES Moines, la., August 2. The rail
way commissioners have revoked the
schedule of joint, rates promulgated by
them June 1S and which was "supposed to
have gone into force Julv 4. In its stead
they have issued an order providing that
when a shipment is made over two or more
lines iu this state each road shall be en
titled to 80 per cent of the local rate as
provided in the tariff which goes into ef
lect today. The railroads have bitterly
opposed the former schedule and have re
fused to adopt it. The new schedule will
be much more satisfactory to the shorter
Billious complaints, constipation, and
nausea, are relieved and cured by AVer's
THE PRESIDENT AND BLAINE.
CAPE Mat, X. Y.. Auetu-t 2. The presi
dent drove over to Cape May this morning
and, while waiting for Secretary Blaine to
eat his breakfast, he held a reception iu
the corridor of Congress hall, after which
in company with Mr. Blaine and General
S. Ewell he drove back to his cottge at
Cape May Point.
i hronlc Inflamatinn of thp madder.
Is promptly cured by the Excelsio
Springs, Axo., waters. 20 w fn sun-tlrs
A RULING ON COPPER PRODUCTS.
"Washington, August 2: In response to
an inquiry from the manager of St. Helen's
smelter, Trinidad, Col., on the subject, the
secretary of the treasury has replied that
copper ore can not bo imported in bond for
smelting and exportation of the resulting
matter or blister coppers without the pay
ment of duty and that no drawbacks can
be allowed on the exportation of copper
matter or blister copper, as such product is
not, in the opinion of the department, a
manufactured article within the meaning
of section 3,019 R.S.
Bradvcrotine cured Headaches for G. D.
Wolstod, Wilson, N. C.
MISSOURI BAPTIST SEMINARY.
Kansas City,' Mo., August 2. The
board of trustees of the Missouri Baptist
seminary located temporarily at Indepen
dence, Mo., received notice yesterday that
a college site of seventeen acres of land
would be donated to the institution by the
citizens of Macon, Mo., provided a perma
nent location would be made there. The
board has asreed to accept- the offer and
efforts will be made at once to erect a suit
able building there. Rev. W. R. Boone,
of Kansas City, Kan., is the president of
A clear, soft, white skin, free from pim
ple, spot or blemish, produced by Cuti
DECIDED NOT TO ACCEPT.
UTICA, X. Y., August 2. At the meet
ing of the state regents of Colgate uni
versity, formerly Madison university, in
June last Rev. Dr. E. B. Harlbut, of Chi
cago, was chosen president to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of the late
President Dodge. It is learned that Dr.
Hurlbut has decided not to accept the
position offered him, as he is much pleased
with the chair of church history which he
now eccupies in Morgan Park Theological
seminary, Chicago. The trustees will have
to look further.
Sure cure Preston's "Hed-Ake."
GRASS CAN NOT BE CUT ON THE STRIP
Arkansas Citv, Kan.. August 2. Col
onel G. W. Parker, special Indian agent,
wired T. J. Morgan asking if it was allow
able to permit persons to cut grass on the
Cherokee strip, and received the following
Washington, July IM To Colonel G.
W. Parker, special Indian agent, Arkansas
City, Kan.: Cutting hay on the strip is
not allowable. You will notify all parties
engaged in this work to cease at once.
Wire this office if the order is not obeyed.
T. .1. Morgan, Commissioner.
Immediate, harmless Preston's "Hed
SUBSIDIES ACCEPTED BY THE ROAD.
San Francisco, Cala., August 2.
The Southern Pacific Railway com
pany has accepted the offer of the
subsidy of 825,000 and the right-of-way
to complete a coast line of the railway
between Santa Margarita and Eltwood,
thus making a continuous line from San
Francisco to Los Angeles. A convention
of delegates from the coast counties will
be held to make arrangements with the
It cures headache only Proston's "Hed
Ake." SWINDLED AN EXPRESS COMPANY.
New York, August 2. Clement J.
Chandler, the treasurer, and William "W.
Chandler, Jr., the manager of the Erie
Transfer company at the foot of Chambers
street, this city, were arrested vesterday,
charged with systematically defrauding
the company. They spent the night at
police headquarters. It is estimated that
they have succeeded in swindling the cor
poration out of not less than $10,000.
Mr. Selby Carter, Nashville, Tenn:
"Ayer's Harsaparilla cleared my system of
WEEKLY BANK STATEMENT.
New York, August 2. The weekly bank
statement shows the following changes:
Reserve 2,00G,42o $
Leyal tender l.w,200
The banks now hold ?S,9.VJ,550 in excess
of the 25 per cent rule.
For a disordered liver try Beecham's
A HURDLE RACE AT CHENEY.
Special Dispatch to the Daily Eagle.
Norwich, Kan., August 2. The
Engligh of Runnymede are going
to Cheney on the Sth to run a hur
dle race or in other words a steeple chase.
They will enter fine horses in the race, it
will be exciting without doubt. It seems
as though Cheney is to have a big day as
all tho Alliance orators will be there and
many other amusements. The tract for
a. steeple chase consists of half mile in
length with six jumps six feet high.
Pears Soap is a most elegant toilet
A BIG REVIVAL.
Special lipatch to the Daily Eagle.
Pcrcel, Ok., August 2. One of
the greatest revival movements that
ever struck this country is now
in progress in the Lappin Grove, near
here. Rev. B. E. Shawhan, the Winfield
evangelist is in charge. The alter is crowd
ed and hundreds of people are in attend
ance. Cures while you wait Preston's "Hed
Ake." ARIZONA'S POPULATION.
Tucson, Ariz., August 2. The returns of
the census supervisor show the population
of Arizona (not including the Indians) to
be 57,000. The three largest towns are:
Tucson 5.1S3, Phoenix 3,115, Prescott 1.S43.
Preston's "Hed-Ake" is a specific for
Brooklyn 2 0010042 00
Pittsburg 0 0 0 1000102
Base hits Brooklyn 13, Pittsburg 5.
Errors Brooklyn 1. Pittsburg 3.
Pitchers Terry and Baker.
Cincinnati 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 311
Philadelphia 0 000000303
Base hits Cincinnati 17, Philadelphia.
Errors Cincinnati 0, Philadelphia 4.
Pitchers Mullane and Vickery.
Cleveland 0 2 5 10000 10
New York 0 0010000 12
Base hits Cleveland 9, New York 11.
Errors Cleveland 2. New York 4.
Pitchers Beatin and Rusie.
Chicago 0 0 30001004
Boston 10110 2 0005
Base hits Chicago 7, Boston 10.
Errors Chicago 2, Boston 8.
Pitchers Stein and Clarkson.
Pitlsbnrg 0 10 0 2 16 1 011
Brooklyn 0 00800000 S
Base hits Pittsburg 14, Brooklyn 7.
Errors Pittsbunr 'X Brooklyn o.
Pitoherf Staley'Yan Halteru.
Buffalo 0 000500207
Boston , 0 500000005
Base hit3 Buffalo 6; Boston 11.
Errors Buffalo 1; Boston 4.
Pitchers Cuunniugham and Daily.
Cleveland 0 00000000 0
Philadelphia 1 100300005
Base hits Cleveland 6. Philadelphia 9.
Errors Cleveland 5, Philadelphia 3.
Pitchers O'Brien and Sanders.
New York. .
.100 2 10003 G
.3 00301100 S
Base hits Chicago 10, New York 9.
Errors Chicago 4, New York 3.
Pitchers Baldwin and Keefe.
AT NEW YORK.
Brooklyn 2 110014009
Toledo 0 00000400 4
Base hits Brooklyn 10, Toledo G.
Errors Brooklyn 3, Toledo 7.
Pitchers Murphy andHealy.''' '
Athletics 0 000000000
Columbus 1 0000110 03
Brse hits Athletics 4, Columbus 5.
Errors Athletics 3, Columbus 2.
Pitchers Seward and Knauss.
Rochester. 0 0000004 04
St. Louis 0 20000 2 0 15
Base hits Rochester 5, St. Louis 0.
Errors Rochester 4, St. Louis 2.
Pitchers Barr and Hart.
Syracuse 0 000000000
Louisville 6 11000000 S
Base hits Syracuse 4, Louisville 17.
Errors Syracuse 3, Louisville 1.
Pitchers Keefe and Ehret.
Cures in fifteen minutes; Preston'.
There were 1,600 miles of track built in
the United States up to July 1, 1890, as com
pared with 1,4S0 miles the first half of 1889.
The Frisco lino boasts of a tramp who
has passed tho time for four years "count
ing the ties" on that road. Ho is known
as "tho Senator."
The first practical step in tho erection of
the great Pan-American railroad was taken
when ground was broken recently near
Brownsville, Tax., for the Corpus Christi
and South American railroad.
A southern newspaper says that an oak
tie coated with creobote will last from
eighteen to twenty-six years. The fact re
mains, however, that the average life of
wooden cross ties is only about eight years.
According to tho annual report of the
commissioner of labor, Carroll D, Wright,
tho number of employes on all tho rail
roads of tho country amount to 700,000.
There are 1,518 different railroad corpora
tions. Why suffer? Preston's "Hed-Ake" will
The New York Central recently paid to
a New York insurance company a premium
of $40,000 on total insurance of property in
and near New York of 4,595,000. This is
said to have been tho largest single pre
mium ever paid.
Two gold spikes were driven recently in
the last two rails of the Lehigh Valley
railroad connection between the Lehigh
and Schuylkill valleys at Remniont, West
Penn township, Schuylkill county, Pa.
This line will bring Pottsville within four
hours journey of New York.
A fireman saya: "I know a little kink
about lighting a headlight on stormy and
windy nights. Tako an old train order
and curl it around on top of the lamp
wick so as to leave a portion of it sticking
up, and by dropping a lighted match down
the chimney it will ignite and the head
light is lit."
The Rochestor (N. Y.) Post-Express says
that Thomas Connors, oj Elmira, track in
spector of the Rochester division of the
Erie, is one of the veterans of New York
state. Ho began railroading in 1S49 on the
Dolawaro division of the Erie, and has
since 1852 been foreman and track inspect
or on the Rochester division.
On the Central Pacific railroad the
cylinders of the locomotives have been
utilized to increase the supply of air to the
brakes. This is accomplished by reversing
the locomotive when it is goiug ahead,
thus causing tho cylinders to act as air
compressors, driving large volumes of air
into the train pipes and reservoirs.
Immediate relief by usinc
The average width of the path of destruc
tion with tornadoes is said to be a little
more than 1,000 feet.
Among tho most ingenious inventions
lately exhibited is a machine for drilling
square, oblong or hexagonal holes, hereto
fore found to be impossible.
As far as experiment with car brakes
have been canied there is found to be prac
tically no difference between the different
metals so far as their power is concerned,
although their wearing qualities differ
In some of tho enduring tests of tho
Maxim gun in Germany, 34,000 rounds
were fired from a single barrel, 20,000
rounds of cartridgss with steel covered
bullets being fired from a single barrel be
fore the rifling was materially injured.
London Engineering 6ays it need excite
no surprise if before many years the first
class Atlantic ships maintain an average
speed of thirty to thirty-fivo miles an hour,
and a four days' journey between Queens
town and Sandy Hook is probably not at
all an impossible thins: in tho future.
If fails, money refunded; Preston's
QUELrt Kiw uuimOUS.
One of the curiosities found by the cen
sus enumerators in Madison county, Ga.,
is a boy 9 years old who has never been,
given a name by his parents.
A colored dentist at Macon, Ga., is said
to nee his fingers only in extracting teeth.
They are strong as forceps, and he claims
he can pull teeth faster and with less pain
than any dentist using instruments.
A curiosity revealed at nolly Hill, near
Daytona, Fla., was tho hatching out of a
coupb of chicks by a cat from eggs left in
the nest by a hen that had got tired of
waiting for them to do as had the other
A young lady of Altoona observed by
tho roadside a mid rose, upon one of the
branches of which was growing a small
bunch of burrs, healthy and perfect In
overy particular, as was also the rose
branch to which they were singularly at
tached. They have a curious custom at the burial
of unmarried women at BraziL The coffin,
hoarse and the livery of the driver must be
bright scarlet, tho four white horses draw
ing the hearse must be covered with scarlet
nets and scarlet plumes must deck the
A New Auburn, Me,, man recently took
a novel way of advertising. He managed
to catch a large snipe and placed him in
his store window among a lot of gaudy
looking fireworks, with a placard about
its neck bearing the following inscription:
'A Genuine Avtrslian Duck."
The Excelsior Spring's, Mo.. Wtei.
Are sold only in bottles never in bnlk
29 w fri sun ' tf
r-ADDLE WHEEL FISHING.
The Contrivance Ct?od to Catch Salmon
-"on "tho Colnmbia.
There are more ways of4 killing a cat
than by choking it to death with melted
butter, and there are many more ways of
catching fish than by lines and books or
nets. One of the most novel of these is by
means of a paddlo wheel, and it is largely
employed by the salmon fishers of the Co
lumbia river. The' wheels thus used are
very similar in sppo&rance and construc
tion to those cf stsrn "wheel river steatssrs.
ana tney are tne cneapesx anu mosc er
fective methods yet devised for catching
their finny prey.
Tho wheel shown in the illustrations
consists of nine arms attached to an iron
shaft, and these arms are strongly net
ted in groups of threes at their outmost
ends. The shaft is surrounded by a cone
of wood, whose face or widest part is on
the port side. The narrow part of the cone,
or its apex, ia at the end of a woo&en
trough. The wheel is pivoted on a gal
lows frame, and can be raised or lowered
out of or into the water et will bymoans
of blocks and tackle. The one here illus
trated is attached to a scow, and or course
13 portable. Not all of them are so. Some
of them are attached to piling built out
into tho river.
The paddlewheel method of fishing can
only be employed in the rapids of the
river, and it ia about the only method used
in the region of the Dalles, above Port
land. When in use the wheel is sub
merged about one-third of its diameter,
and is slowly revolved by the action of the
water. The salmon seek tho headwaters
of the Columbia and its tributaries from
the latter end of March until about the
middle of June in great numbers. They
encounter the wheels in swimming up
stream, and are by them lifted out of tho
water, thrown against these cones and
thence slide into tha troughs, down which
they glido into the receptacles prepared
for them. In tho height of a good season
a well located wheal will frequently catch
from six V fifteen tons ef 6almon in twenty
four hours, It does seom rather a big
thing to catch fish whose individual weight
ranges from twenty to forty pounds by the
ton, but that is the way it is done on the
Columbia, and the salmon there caught
are tho best and finest flavored in the
Fully 10,000 men are employed in the
salmon catching and canning trade on the
Columbia river. Last year the pack
amounted to over half a million cases, bnt
this year, owing to an unfortunate differ
ence of opinion between the packers and
tho fishermen as to the price of fish, a
strike ensued and nearly half the season
was lost. The catch and pack was conse
quently much lighter than usual, and the
demand for salmon will have to be satisfied
with fish caught and packed in Alaskan
The method of "canning' salmon is
simple, but interesting. When sold and
taken to tho cannery the fish are thoroughly
washed and cleansed, and then cut into
BOAT WITII WHEEL ATTACHMENT,
pieces, each about big enough for a can.
These pieces are put into cans, which then
havo their lids soldered on to them. Tho
cans are then put into large iron retorts oi
boilers, which, after being closed tight,
have steam let into them at a pressure of
ton pounds to the square inch. The cans
are kept in the boilers until tho fish in
them is cooked. Then they are taken out,
wiped clean and permitted to cool. Then
they are labeled and packed in cases and
are ready for shipment.
It often happens that a can is not suffi
ciently cooked. This is ascertained by the
inspectors, who punch a small hole in each
can to let the steam escape. All the cans
are thus punched and tho holes aro sol
dered up again. Those which are insuffi
ciently cooked are put back into tho boilers
again, and are again tested after their
second withdrawal therefrom. So expert
havo tho canners becomo that very few
cans are spoiled in cooking, either by being
over or under done.
Astoria, near the mouth of the Columbia
river, is tho chief salmon fishing city in the
world. It has twenty-nine salmon can
neries, employing over 5,000 men, and the
value of their product is nearly 14,000,000 a
Tho salmon of the Pacific coast, unlike
his brother of the Atlantic coast, cannot bo
caught by rod and line, as he most posi
tively refuses to notice tho most tempting
lures that the most scientific dbciples of
Izaak Walton have designed for his palate.
Ho is strictly business, and declines most
peremptorily to become sport for any man.
J. B. McCORMICK.
Caught by a Photograph.
Superintendent Theodoro Voorhees, of
the Central Hudson railroad, recently took
up amateur photography as an amuse
ment. The other day he turned the ac
quirement to practical account. While
making a tour of inspection he asked a
locomotive engineer whether he drank.
The man admitted that formerly ha had
looked upon the wine when it was red, the
whisky when it was beady and the beer
when it was frothy, but ho had foresworn
such varieties and vexations and was now
a teetotaler. "What have you to Ray to
that?" queried the superintendent as he
exhibited a "flashlight plate" to the as
tonished driver of tho iron stead. The lat
ter was struck dumb when he found that
tho superintendent had captured him not
twenty minutes before anchored iu front
of a bar "unloading a schooner." His
"resignation" was accepted.
Some Figures from Montreal.
Tho revenue figures from the Canadian
port of Montreal are of interest Just at the
present tone, when the tariff is a matter of
general discussion. The customs receipts
during June, 1830, were S71&.S9&.12 as
against $$03,846.31 in Jnnc, 18S9, a decrease
of $SS,930.14. The total receipts for the
year ending June SO, 1690, were $8,776,
875.53 as against $3,2C5,406.11 for the year
ending June 0, 188?, decree of HBi,
520.59. The Inland revenue receipts for
June, 1890, were g233.891.C3, and in June,
1S59, S14S,SS3.C6, an incrcass of 55,055.86.
The receipts for the year ending June 30,
1800, were $2,050,401.14, and for the year
ending Juno 30, 1SS3, S1,SS3,B30.P0, an in
crease of $171,160.24. and an increase of
$409,551.75 over the jcar 1SS3.
(DAUGHTERS OF EVE.
Ros3 Bonheur is C" years of age and her
brush is still busy. For her last picture
she received $10,003.
Mme. Pattl is to receive a casket and the
freedom of Swansea, Wales, at the Nation
al Eisteddf odd to be held next year.
Providence, R. L, has a female pastor in
the person of Mrs, Anna Garlan Spencer,
who has charge of the Bll Street church.
Mrs, Daymarker, a native of Bombay,
after receiving a medical education in
Philadelphia is about to return to her own
people as a missionary.
The Southern Pacific ocean has a monop
olist in tha person of Mrs. EmmaForsythe,
a rich widow, -who owns a goodly part of
the island of Nets- Britain. Mrs. Forsythe
goes by th name of the White Queen.
One of the pretty California heiresses is
Miss Grace MeDononga, who will inherit
a fortune of J3,C0&.8 btn ker mother.
She is a tall, stalely girl, vith a haughty
manner, but a sweet and attractive face.
It is related tha the late Marchioness of
Ely was ranch admired in her yoath by
Cavoor. u xrosld havo rnanitd. bar had 1
she been willing to teae ccs snnsn court
and her intimate friend, Queen Victoria.
Mia L. Ackroyd, of Uewnham . college,
England, has been nominated to occupy
the university table at the laboratory of
the Marine Biological association at Ply
mouth for one month during the year 1E9Q.
Miss Elizabeth Peabody1 whose charities
and benevolence havo made her so distin
guished throughout New England, is now
87 years old. She is in comparatively good
health, but is waiting quietly for the end.
Mme. Lillian Nardica, the gifted musi
cian, uses up a piano and a gallon of scent
ed water every month. She is a hard
worker, a home lover and an anti-athlete,
never walking any further than the car
By her will the late Mrs. Emily Pfeiffer,
the well known English poet, bequeathes,
with the exception of a few legacies, the
whole of her personal estate of 63,000 to
charitable and educational establishments
The latest description of Margaret De
land, tho Boston writer, represents her as
a slender young woman plunging through
the snow drifts of Beacon street with a
market basket on her arm and her big dog
at her side.
Mrs. M Edith Howcott, of New Orleans,
probably owns mora real estate than any
other southern woman. She has in her
own right over 60,000 acres of selected tim
ber lands in Louisiana and Mississippi,
and is still buying.
Bertha von Hillern is still an ardent pe
destrian, though most of her time is now
devoted to work in her studio in the Vir
ginia mountains. She is a devout Catholic,
and frequently walks eleven miles to
church and back again.
Frances Power Cobbe, the well known
English writer, was born in 1823; she
writes frequently for the reviews and mag
azines on social, ethical and religious sub
jects, and is also a prominent leader of the
anti-vivisection movement in England.
Portugal has a female bull fighter. Her
name is Clotilde Mejatrik. Sho has prac
ticed for bull fighting only since last April
1, yet is wonderfully expert in tho arena.
At her debut in Oporto she killed two
bulls, and a week later in Lisbon she killed
Mrs. Dorothy Stanley's last act as an un
married artist was the sale of her picture
of "Street Arabs at Play" to a great soap
selling firm for a pictorial advertisement.
She expressed her willingness that the
picture should bo used fr that purpose if
it were not changed in any manner.
Miss Alita Proctor Otis, the editor of
Saturday Review, has her bread-and-butter
day love for dolls. Mr. Senator Piatt
is another devotee of the doll, and in one
corner of her Fifth Avenue hotel parlor
is a small stand, where a group of talking
doll babies sit with staring eyes and part
The Duchess of Cleveland" is a first rate
artist. She is tho owner of a house in
Grosvenor place, London, which contains
a great many boautiful paintings which
were tho work of the proprietress. These
include a most charming portrait of the
lato Duchess of Westminster in tho lovely
days of her early youth.
Helen Mathers, the author of "Gherry
Ripe" and other successful novels, has
never written anonymously, or empoyed
her pen in journalistic work of any kind;
no inducement will make her tako up her
pen when she is not in the mood; yet she
once wryte two three volume novels in six
months and made 10,003 out of them.
Tho sultan is described as a thin, pale,
black haired man with a sharp eye. He is
48 years old.
Queon Victoria has given $250 to a fund
raised for the purpose of putting a steamer
on the Victoria Nyanza.
The king of Belgium reqnested the honor
of contributing best man for Stanley's wed
ding, and named Comte Daroche for that
Emperor William has declared that the
next birthday of Count Von Moltke shall
be kept as a national holiday. The famous
strategist was born Oct. 20. 1800, at Par
Tho Princess Dolgorouki is one of the
most accomplished amateur violin players
in Europe. She is also pretty, having a
fair complexion, delicate features and the
refinement of the best Slav type. Ebe
are js picturesquely.
The prince of Schanmburg-Lippe, the
father of the Emperor William's intended
brother-in-law, is one of tho richest of the
German sovereigns. He possesses a vory
large fortune and vast estates in Bohemia,
Hungary and Upper Austria, and is tho
owner of nearly the whole of his princi
pality, which Hee between Cologne and
Berlin, and it contains an area of nine Ger
man square miles.
AMERICAN INDIAN STATISTICS-
The Indian agencies are 61 in number.
The number of houses occupied by In
diana is 21,332.
Tho estimated number of Indians in
Alaska is 80,000.
The total Indian population of the United
States is 347,761.
The number of Indians living on and
cultivating land is 9,612.
There are 10 Indian training schools in
different parts of the Union.
The number of Indian church members
in the United States is 23,663.
The number of Indians in the United
States who can read English Is 23,C95.
The nnmbr of Indians in the United
States who wear citizens' dress is 81,631.
The number of Indians in the United
States who can read Indian languages is
10.027. St. Paul Globe.
M. Zola permits an interested world to
know that he takes a cold bath every morn
ing. During Count Tolstoi's illnesm an aver
age of forty visitors called etch day to in
quire after him.
William Black, the novelist, is very fond
of athletic eports, and he is also an expert
angler. He has a charming home and
family, and his house is noted for its en
tertainments. J. W. Buell, of St. Louis, i? spoken of as
the most successful author of the &e. A
few years ago he was working on a St.
Louis newspaper for a small salary, and
now enjoys an income of 80,003 a year.
Disraeli, the author of "Lothair" and '
other works, was a student of human nat
ure, and ne always bad an eye out for
good breeding. He nd to say the test of
gentility -was to see women eat oranges
Mr. Benjamin P. Shillaber (Mrs. Part
ington) has passed hi 78th birthday, bat,
though somewhat feeble, he is in fall pos
session of bi faculties, and still has that
keen sense of the ludicrous that eaters sa
largely in all his writings.
Gay de Maupassant's new novel, "Our
Heart," is the recent literary sensation in
France. M. de Maupassant wrote for seven
years before he allowed himself to pobttsh
a line, but he is now publishing at the rate
of two novels & year.
George Bancroft, the historian, rarely
appears en the streets, as in former years.
He is much feebler than he was kbi un
mer, and when he goes out he rides hi a
carriage, growing infirmity preveafclag aa
indulgence in his favorite recreadon of
RESULTS OF OUR
Many goods left on hand
sell, and goods not specially
want out quick this week for
Colored Batiste Embroid
eries, we have about 300
yards of these goods, they
are the most exquisite pat
terns, worked on the finest
Batiste cloth. These goods
are worth 20c to 30c, but we
want to close out this corner
and offer them at oc, 7c and
We offer 100 odd Corsets,
which sell at 81, at 5S cents.
These are odd sizes, and if
we have your number you
can get a bargain at 5S
Plai linen crash. 20 pieces
pure linen crash worth 15
cents, but we cut to 10 cents
100 dozen pure linen tow
els, hand knotted fringes,
worth 40 cents cents cut to
ODDS AND ENDS THIS WEEK.
THE LATEST IN DEWELRY.
An odd conception for cuff links is a
gold barrel with platinum hoops.
A pearl capped pin piercing a horn of
plenty from which diamonds and rubies
are Issuing is a scarf pin of rare beauty.
A platinum fleur-de-lis in the center of a
disk of gold flower work forms the pretty
design of a pair of cuff buttons.
A lace prn that occupies a prominent po
sition simulates in silver ond enamel a
bunch of elderberries and yellow daisies.
A two karat diamond shows to good ad
vantage in a platinum mounting strung
on a frail chain from a bracelet of twisted
Parisian jewelers are having a brisk de
mand for a crescent shaped hairpin of gold
having several stars containing gems cling
ing to tho sides.
A diminutivo street lamp post of gold,
showine two sides, in each of which a dia
mond, a ruby and a sapphire are mounted,
is an attractive scarf pin.
Quite an oddity in rings is one simulat
ing the bit of a horse's bridle, curved in
such a manner that the side levers formed
the setting for an emerald.
Two crossed palm leaf fans, represented
in yellow gold and showing the impudent
face of a moonstone cherub peering be
tween, constitute an artistic novelty in lace
A diminutive rowboat of gold, laden to
tho guards with enameled violets and
forget-me-nots, in which several diamonds
are shown, was the lace pin worn by a sea
sido belle recently.
A presentation watch of recent make baa
the case elaborately decorated with a dia
mond and ruby pointer gazing at a bevy of
wild duckb overhead. The hitter are shown
in inlaid enamel of various colors.
A pair of earrings recently produced at
the request of an enthusiastic yachtswoman
represented the rowlocks of a small boat.
A diamond of great brilliancy was mount
ed in the crescent shaped part of each, orna
ment. Jewelers' Weekly.
WHERE THE DAY IS LONGEST.
At Spitzbergen the longest day is 3X
At Stockholm, Sweden, it is 18K hours
At London, England, and Bremen, Prus
sia, the longest duy has 1S hours.
At Hamburg, in Germany, and Dantrlg,
in Prussia, thn Ionjrpst dav has IT hour.
2fo other Cigar has Such a Eecord as
DRS. TERRILL & PURDY.
154 ' MAIN ST., WJCIHTA, KAy.
Cures dideafe1? of women heretofore
abandoned by the profession. Such
fibroid tumors, displareineiits, ;n
larffcmentp, pralap-nis, etc.. by the nte
of electricity, according to the meth
od a elaborated by the ffreat J'rench
Surf eon Apostoli.
'ERVOl'S DISEASES Dr. Trrrill
wishuH to call the attention of thowe
gnCerinjr from nervoiiK diKeacK. par
alysis, nervous pro-tration.etr., to the
wonderful curative eflVctrt to be de
rived from 'electricity' when jtIom
jcineity" wnn pjb-
ed. and desire tfeUt
i tli application of hc- '
ron.-1 diff-Aifn a npcial i
tbat lie makes
tricitv in nervon
feature or nw practice, u e cjoetor
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' 7,".r" '.;.'"' ' -.-J" "'71"
ro the Treatment of' o,t VanTJou !
or fceminal weakne, whirl, ie nnicfc-
ly and permanently cure by the aid
CATAJtRH-I.rery caae of catarrh
s curable if properly treated, regard-
le, of what others have said. Maay j
PLLfcb, flbtula and all rectal dteeaee !
cured; no knife, no pain; a care guar- ,
Uretheral Strictures quicfcJr and j
permanently cured; no enuiog or
pain; no money until cured.
aalbma. hay fever, all throat and Jukjt ,
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iV ?, . -2H?r2iarZZ?s i
poii-on and private dlsaes.
SYPHILIS The drad disease
ind. quickly and perwaneatly I
, by tSe new treint- Hlt '
jijnouri drus of days Sv by.
,iivuii..ut7 tM. t -. , - 1
J. If. TEItllllX. 11D.
SPECIAL SALE !
which we had expected tc
intended for the occasion
odds and ends.
About 20 pieces of these
goods cut down to 6 cents
LINEN TABLE SETS:
10 sets worth $6 cut to
$3.75. This is for a table
cloth and one dozen nap
kins, all for $3.75.
Aprons, 15 cents.
Quilts. 25 crochet cotton
spreads, down to $1 to close.
TABLE OIL CLOTH.
25 pieces of the very best
quality, warranted not tc
crock," down to 20 cents
"We offer some big bar
gains in English silk serges
this week. They aro guar
anteed to crack or cut.
Joaquin Miller has permanently rourcu
to his mountain home, three miles back of
Oakland, Cal., and refuses to have any in
tercourse with the world. He has built
three quaint cottage, In one of which he
dwells, the second shelters his mother and
in the third his wife and children live.
THE ANIMAL KINGDOM.
Tho town clock at Sarnia, OnL, stopped,
recently, and Ita custodian in seeking tho
cause, found that the handa hod been se
curely tied down with strands of twinn
and grasa by a pair of English sparrowu
that had selected tho angle formed by the
hands an asito for a newt.
A veritable monstrosity was found in ao.
empty tenement house in Galena, Ills., in
the shape of a kitten having four distinct
heads, eight front fret and four hind frat,
all attached to one- perfectly formed body.
The kitten was apparently about a week
old and was ono of a litter of eight.
At Neuendorf, Prussia, tho lightnimj
fired the gable ond of a barn where a pair
of stork had bnilt their nest for yean.
The flames soon caught tho nt in which
tho brood xr&s screaming, but the mother
stork, refusing to leav, spread her wings
over the young ones end w burnt alivt.
George P. Crahz, of Gwinnett, Go., b&
two hogs that perform tha office of a cali
to perfection. Mr. Crahj had been com
plaining that hU cows wexo failing Abort
of milk for several weekx, and upon oIokq
examination, to hw astonishment, be found
thohog bad hcon imbibing th milk of
tho cows, both it-maining in the name loj
together at nr;v
Purf , a vegetable compound,
made entirely of roots and herbs
gathered from the forcsut of
Georgia, and has been used by millions
of people with the best results. It
All manner of Blood diseases, from the
pestiferous little boil on your nose to
the worst cases of inherited blood
taint, such aa Scrofula, Rheumatism,
Treatiaecm Blood and Ida Dhow mailed
lex. Swirr Srzciric Ccl. Attaata, Ga.
Sow, Oculist and Aural
154 MAIN ST., WICHITA, KA
Tho doctor frivjs k portal attanttea
to the treatment of all dUmtWi f tko
KYK. including tho gciaitllAc adjust
ment of glaae to crrei hnperfysi
I CATARACT rrtnorrxl aol tstght r
! stored to many who haTo bn t4a!Jy
CliOSS KYES iraJi;htal la ono
7i i i r vwa
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in in u i.
SOI'.EEVES coreI wiihot Uto uao
other nana fill agstM.
L R V K6 earwfully oloot-
cd and appl !.
uKAhv,Hti-Aii rrxmrn eaM or
deafnen promptly rurotl.
GLA-ssIto- Only tho.. wbiare had
lo flt TulTi,' Jfcir r2?-r
mor' r?ihfr2i?wiiJl I JlZ'ZtJ
nervwajmes, irritability, Ijuwtnfna,
pidity m rSMr?n are rfoeui defocttvo
xrt! r-aored at one Uy the
upjtittAUoH ot proper clause.
riffm ,,uje hM 'tiaH pj,enoiai a
gr.1.,.r.i MUrxon. treating with
ure-t dtctormUtOm, clHb root, curva
ture of the tfpi&e, hip Joint d&oaae.
white dwelling. di-aM of t.ie bne.
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g. ,.t- Krihi!- Ltl.Z!tZ
co itsu. uoctor I'oroT -wa ii.
"al r l Surseoa to S. Frafei
J" Kto2ta $??.?"
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