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FASHIONS OF THE DAY,
WHAT IS LATEST IN THE LINE Of
DRESS FOR LADIES.
Somo Gowns That Are Tailor Made and
Some That Are Home Made "What I
the Proper Thine in Mourning Garb.
New York, Nov. 13. Like the Mar
chioness, I like to "make believe" some
times. Orange peel and water make de
licious lemonade if you only think so,
and by turning and twisting and making
over, old gowns can bo made into seem
ingly royal raiment if you only "make
believe" hard enough. But it is rather
monotonous. You may deceive your
friends, but never yourself.
Now, here is an illustration of this the
ory: Here is a young lady serenely uncon
scious of herself and happy in her perfect
TAILOR MADE HOME MADE.
tailor made gown of gray serge, with i5
dainty little bands of embroidery up the
front, with its pretty capo with the
double rows of silken balls and its all in
all finish, with the hat to match. Her
clothes do not trouble her, for she knows
they are flawless. The other dear little
bit of a body has thriftily washed and
made over her drab camel's hair skirt
and added a pretty trimming of braid
ing, and she has taken the train and best
part of a wine colored velvet and made
o it the overdress and trimmed it with
a three-inch band of fur. It makes a
handsome and stylish gown, but she
worries over it and looks longingly at
the tailor made 'un. But, dear mel
when women ccaso to bo women the
millennium will bo right upon us and
no one prepared for it.
The tailor made gowns are more fash
ionable than ever, even quite young chil
dren wearing them; that is, girls of 13
and 14. They are made of homespun in
pepper-and-salt mixture with flecked
and snowflako surface. There is an
other fabric much liked for children and
young ladies called Herrison broche,
which is really a brocaded stripe. Chev
iots are worn in every conceivablo vari
oty, the shepherd and fine checks being
ravoritesfor the young. Tweeds are
the favorite materials for tho tailor made
suits in different weights. But the clan,
plaids are more lilted than any of the
above named goods for general wear.
There is one rough material known as
drap St. Petersburg, course and harsh
but warm and thick, and in several de
signs, mostly largo, indefinite coarse de
signs, with ono spot in each plaid that
looks as if darned in contrasting colors.
This makes undeniably stylish costumes,
and requires next to no trimming.
Mourning goods vary little, the silk
warp Henrietta being do rigueur for first
mourning, with ciapo bands. A widow's
gown is made princesse, buttoning up
tho whole front, with bands down the
front and around the bottom of tho
skirt, which is mado to train slightly in
tho bnclc. The sleeves aro covered with
crape. The bonnet has a Mary Stuart
point in front. There is a new silk
nun's veiling which hangs in exquisite
folds, and is light and devoid of that
unpleasant crape smell.
A dress for a young lady in mourning
for a parent has a waist trimmed quito
plainly, and with crape sleeves. Tho
skirt has apron drapery, with three
plain, horizontal bands across the bot-
torn, and side panels of the same width.
The veil hangs from tho back of tbe hat,
w)wch is of felt and trimmed with but
terfly bows of the crape.
A pretty gown for home was in gray
cashmore and had been sewn into a shape
like a sheet, and then brought across
just over the bust and around up again
until a point caine forward, plaited and
fastened to the front with hooks, form
ing thus a shoulder strap. The fullness
and length was caught up just back of
the hips, and the back fell loose in a sort
of Watteau plait to the floor. The front
thus hung from the bust and adjusted
itself to the hgure by the simple drap
mgs and a nth cord and tassels that
came from under the Watteau plait.
An Electrical Street Sisn.
An effective electrical street sign is Rain
ing much favor in England. It consists of
a light bra&s framework, Is fitted with
opaque glass boanng the signs dusired, the
name of a firm, a railway station, or a
theatre, as the case may be. Theae tablet
are visible by day as v oil as by night and
t ftbtetructinn tw hcht I inmnar-MmUla.
Wichita Wholesale a
The houses given below are representative ones in their line, and thoroughly reliable. They are furnished thus for ready refer
ence for the South generally, as well as for city and suburban buyers. Dealers ancL inquirers should correspond direct
with names given.
OHAS. T. CHAMPION,
BOOKS, STATlOMTIilM GOODS
I carry the largest stock of above in the state and am prepared to fill orders promptly
with the newest and best selling goods ac EASTERN PRICES.
118 East Douglas Avenue,
GLOBE -. IRON -. WORKS,
Steam Engines, Boilers and Pumps, and Dealers in Brass Goods, Rubber and
Hemp Packing, Steam Fittings, Etc. Repairing of all Kinds of Ma
chinery a Specialty. Orders promptly filled for all kinds
of Sheet Iron Work. All kinds or castings made.
A. FLAGGf, Proprietor.
The Stewart Iron Works,
Architectural, Wrought and Cast
Iron Work for Buildings.
Factory: South Washington Avenue
TO ART DEALERS AND ARTISTS.
Artist's Material. Picture", Mouldings and Trainej
holes&le and retail Catalogue free.
MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED.
F. P. METES, 114 Market St.
d91-tr ULLLIUIOUE -"Si
WHOLESALE DrA LEU IS
Pianos and Organs
Sheet muMc and booV. All Linda of mnslra
poods Brass band and orchestra music 123 Mala
btreet, 'W lchlta, Kansas.
TrimMe Bros. & Threlkeld,
Special attention to mail orders.
J 10 12 Douglas, - Wichita, Kan
D. W. STAIIINGS & SONS,
STALLIXG'S PALME TOILET SOAP
ltliiauUnV? tho completion and keep tin
skin soft, smooth clear and healthy. For
bulo by UrugglBU ami grocers.
326 Chicago Ave. - Telephone 00
TJU5 CRYSTAL ICE COMPANY
Now ready to supply all wlohlnc their Pure DMI11
d Water Ice. at usual prices. Ulllce and lactoiy
Cor. Oaape and 1'earl streets. 'West bide. Order
IIooIck ut W. W. I'earce 4K East Douglas Are. and
Occidental Hotel Cor. becoud and Main.
telephone Kc iU J.A.SOHN
dill tf fcecrct
Manufacturing -. Confectioner,
And joubcr in Figs, Dates, Cigars, Foreign and Domestic Nuts, Cider,
Paper Bags, Paper .Boxes, Candy Jars, Trays, Etc.
215 and 217 South Main St., Wichita, Kansas.
THE C. E. POTTS DRUG CO.
(Formerly Charles E. Potts & Co., Cincinnati, O.)
Goods Sold at St. Louis and Kansas City Prices.
233 and 235 South Alain Street, Wichita, Kansas.
BAKER, RAFFERTY & CO.,
COR. MARKET AND FIRST STS., WICHITA, KAN.
Manufacturer wholesale, transfer and forwarding agents, and dealers
in carriages, wagons, lnrra implements, wind mills, scales, engines and
thretjhiug machinery. "We have on hand a full line of the lollowing mauufac
tui ors goods that wo can ship at quick notice:
Studebaker Eros. Mfg. Co., boutli Bend, Ind.; Enterprise Carriage Co.,
Cincinnati, Ohio; Hoover & Gamble, Miamisburg, Ohio; Ebterly Harvesting
Co., "W hitewater, "Wis.; Fairbank, Moore & Co., Chicago, 111.; Walton Plow Co.,
Eloomington, 111.; Pekiu Plow Co., Pekin, 111.; Avery Planter Co., Peoria, 111.:
Jno. Dodds Hay Rack Co., Dayton, Ohio.j Frick Engine Co., Waynesboro,
Peun.; Mnssilton Thrasher Co., Ma&silton, Ohio; Krugalornd 6i Douglas Mfg.
Co., St. Louis, Mo.; Huber Engine Co., Marion, Ohio.
TILE WICHITA OVERALL AM) SHIET MAOTFACTUBIEG CO.
MANUFACTURERS AND JOBBERS OF
Overalls, Jeans, Cassimere and Cottonado Pants; Duck Lined Coats and Vests;
Fancy Flannel and Cotton Overshirts; Canton Flannel
Undershirts, Drawers, Etc.
Factory and Salesroom 139 K.TopeLa, "Wichita. Correspondence Solicited
Tbe welding of copper is considered as
among tbe lost arts.
Vienna is making paper pipes for gas,'
water and electrical cables.
Experience ra electricity welding project
iles bhows that tho metal is strengthened
at tho point of welding.
Compressed paper is now used as a sub
stitute for wood in tho manufacture of
shuttles and their wheels for looms.
A luminous crayon has been invented for
tho purpose of enabling lecturers to draw
on the blackboard when the room is dark
ened for the use of the lantern.
A tunnel to Prince Edward Inland acroi
Northumberland straits, a distance of six
and a half miles, is the next great engi
neering feat talked of in Canada.
The dynamo is replacing the battery to
such an extent in telegraphy that its use
will, it is thought, be uuiversal in a few
years. It is both cheaper and more efficient.
Tho diyigreeable effect produced on the
eyes by the ruby light u-ed in dry plate
photography can be obviated by placing a
pane of ground glass between the eyes and
the ruby light.
From geological observation? on the
AIds. vecetation on the higher portions
C. Elsenmayer Fr. Millln? and Eleyator Co., of
Halstead, Kan., carry a fall line of hard and soft
wheat flour at their agency la this city. Send for
prices and samples.
OTTO WEISS. Asent, Z3 N Main. Wichita.
SWAB & GLOSSER,
And Jobbers of "Woolens and Tail
14 J 2f Main Street, - Wichita.
AYIOHITA BOTTLING WOKKS,
OITO ZIMMEUUAKN. Prop.
Bottlers of Ginger Ale. Champagne
Cider, SadaWater, Standard N ervo
Food, also General Western
Agents for Wm, J.Lemp's Extra Pale.
Cor. First and Waco Sts., - Wichita.
Wholesale and Retail.
Telephone 'Xo.l J
119 North Water Street.
Storage, and Forwarding. Large brick bulldlnc
Just completed, especially Hdapted for receiving and
reshlplnff: lars from all railroads switched to house
without ihurxe, new, clean and well Tentllatd; al
most lire proof, rates of Insurance anditoracelon,
goods carefull handled and t equipped on orders.
Located east of bahti Fe XrclRht depot
Tclcphono RS. Office Gil E Douglas, Wichita, Ks
216 E DOUGLAS AVE.
Physicians Supplies and Surgical Instru
ments. Send for our Illustrated
seems to oe retrcatine. anatne poplars tfiat
at one time adorned the crest of the Mi Li
are now nearly all dead.
The best pictures so far taken of the
moon show that parallel walls, whose tops
are no more than 200 yards or so in width,
and which are not more than 1,000 or 1,200
yards apart, are plainly visible.
After a series of very careful experi
ments, Professor Cohn, of Breslan, has
found that the heating of damp hay to a
temperature sufficient to cause sponta
neous combustion is due to fungus.
Sheet iron is rolled so thin at Pittsburg
iron mills that 12,000 sheets are required to
make a single inch in thickness. Light
shines as readily through one of these
sheets as it does through ordinary tissue
The Eiffel tower is the largest clock,
tower in the world, owing to a gigantic
clock installed on the second platform.
Experiments with the new pendulum will
be made to visibly demonstrate the motion
of the earth.
In every teaspoonful of human blood
there are "about 15,000.000,000 red corpus
cles, but only S0.C00.O0O white ones Th
blood of clams, lobster and nearly all
other invertebrates contains no red cells,
bnt only white.
An ncineer of Manchester. Ersland.fa in-
Cigar Headquarters. Cor. Main and First Streets.
W. T. BISHOP & SONS,
Send Us a Trial Order or Call and See Us.
WHOLESALE AKD RETAIL
FURNITURE, CARPETS, ETC
The Largest Establishment in. the State.
jSos. 119 and 121 Main Street, Wichita, Kansas.
GETTO-McOLUNG- BOOT AND SHOE CO.,
Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers In
BOOTS :&: SHOES.
All goods of our own manufacture warranted. Orders by mail
promptly and carefully tilled,
135 and 137 IT Market Street, Wichita, Kansas.
THE JOHNSTON & LAKIMER DRY GOODS CO.,
Dry : Goods, : Notions : and : Eurnisliing : Goods.
Complete Stock in all the Departments.
119, 121 & 123 N Topeka Ave. Wichita, Kansas.
CORNER '. &
EOYAL SPICE MILLS,
, , , . ,, , . .
Jobbers and Manufacturers, Teas,
Coffees, Spices, Extracts, Baking
Powders, Eluing, Cigars, Etc.
112 and 114 S Emporia Ave.
Manufacturer. Wholesale and Retail
SADDLES & SADDLERY HARDWARE.
121 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, Kan
BURR FURNITURE CO.,
Wholesale and Retail
125 East Douglas Ave.
Wholesale and Retail
oul. Gravel Koonug, Hooting- and
Telephone 1. ISth St. and 4th Ave, Wichita, Kan.
B. VAIL & CO.,
CLOCKS AND SIL7ERTTEAR.
10G K Douglas Ave., - Wichita.
WICHITA WHOLESALE GROCERY CO.,
OFFICE AND WAIIEIIOUSE 21J TO 223 SOUTDT MARKET STREET.
Keep everything in the grocery line, show cases. Hcales and grocers fixture."
Sole agents for the state for ''raiul hepublic" cigars, also bole proprietors of
the "Royalty" and "La Innoceticia" brands. 15
EOARD OF TRADE BUILDING, WICHITA, KANSAS.
Our lendlne brands of 5 cent clcrs are La Marca Da Merlto. La Flor I Udley, La Perfecto. Kt
Stone. King Corn. Ilavanah Ctearnw Merchants acndlnc In orders niil receive prompt attention, all
loods guaranteed. Wo also eairy a full line of Key est Imported and Domestic Good.
LEmiAT-HIGGINSOX GROCER CO.,
203 AND 205 X. WATER STREET.
Are now ready for "business. Keep a
LARGEST SOAP WORKS IN THE WEST, ESTABLISIfED 1SS7.
The "Wicliita Soap Manufacturing Companjr.
LAUXDItY AXD TOILET SO AT.
A full line of Lanndrr Soaps, including the famous "Magnet" brand. Correspond
ences solicited and delivered pnee lists tent on application.
603 AND 607 SOUTH FIFTH AVENUE, - - - WICHITA, KANSAS
troancing a noveuy ia paper viz., paper
file hafts and tool handles, which are said
to be practically indestructible, and much
cheaper than wood or malleable iron hafts.
Placed under a steam hammer, although
they can be flattened they cannot be split
ARMY AND NAVY NOTES.
A torpedo net constructed of interlocking
steel rings is soon to be put to a practical
British navy officers have petitioned for
the privilege of wearing tan colored boots
Maj. Gen. Miles dwells in his annual re
port most forcibly upon the necessity ot
builoingupthe defenses of the Pacific coast.
The chief of ordnance of the United
States army proposes to make twenty-five
S-incii, fifty 10-inch and twenty Cve 12-inch
steel guns. f
Tbe steering ifear of the Philadelphia was j
put through wjiae very severe te&ts during J
her trial trip and it efficiency wa thor-'
Hereafter the siren gUi of an infantry
regiment in the United States -s-ul be 43
men, a cavalry regiment G05 men and an
artillery rcsnznent 7S5 EfO,
Tbe German field artillery is aboct taex-l
oeneace the greatest icnoTaucn oi the idet
A new process dry compressed yeast
cake. Quiok, strong and sweet. Al-
ways in the house ready for use, and
will keep a year. Price 5c a package.
Factory cor. Kellogg & Mosley Aves
J. A. BISHOP,
Wholesale and Retail
Paints, Oils and Glnss.
ISO JV Market St., Wichita, Kan
102 E Douglas Avenue.
"Wichita, Kan. Telephono Connection
BUTLER & G-RALEY
3Ianufacturers and Dealers In .
.All kinds of cans for shipping purposes, nilts,
baking powder, etc.
213 South Main, Wichita, Kan.
CHICAGO DUMB Eli CO.
WHOLE9AII. NI ItETAIL
Corner First Street and Latrrence ATenua.
Chicago Yards, 35th and Iron streets. Chicago.
A. Miiith. taleman. Geo. L. 1'ratt, und Ueo, W.
Cross, Kesldcnt Partners.
Wichita Trunk Factory
II. 1IOSSFIELD, Proprietor.
Manufacturer Of, Wholesale
and Eetail Dealer in
Trunks, Yalises, Satchels,
Shawl and Trunk Straps,
Pocket Books, Wil
low Ware, Etc.
125 W Douglas.
Full Line of Staple and Fancy Groceries
irn Tears, l af u..iu -,i. r its guns is to
oe changed from steel to bronze.
Tbe old line of battle ship New Hamp
shire having been found too unhealthy for
a receiving ship for naval apprentice, her
place has been taken by the Richmond.
The French are again discussing tbe pro
visioning of Parte in c& of war, and the
Germans in respoae. are co&xiderine; the
best mean of preventing boch provision
ing. Cordite containing 50 per cenfc. of gun
cotton, 4S per cent, oi nttro-cf Tcenae and 2
per cent, of castor ett has bowa very satis
factory resit lto at tbe spnafieid armory for
nse with swali arm.
Thf Lebel rifle bavinc ben adopted for
the Rosan infantry, low a7trnwmt or
dered in France 409 machuKC for making
the rifle, and them ke jnss. ben for
warded to Sc. Ptrtorotonc-
A rap w.th 3 teTp "a- attoefctnoas. has
hern supplied to ;rx Italian gRxrfeo artil
lery m oroVr t rL.is.ifJr tn commmatien of
esn deuvhee; : ttcoiBaaajcaS Hh tht
otnVmiromautfK.'tvtr vi baiwrv 'art
The cretr)r , t- .t't?a i.i utj
b& Lvjt an ortfrr rfeat ait p rin prcc
eat. beiaaaoac to the & ii Caa v-
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoni .
ward tne coiors ana - a.v i i.e i5.Q3
hoisted in the morning and taut; do..-n
The royal boat shaped hafc in felt or vel
vet. Ermine trimmed velvet coats for small
Black lace studded with jet and turquoise
Jacket wraps of sealskin having man
Reefer jackets of undyed sealskin for
Sealskin capes of yoke, falling ruffle and
Corselets and Medici collars of jeweled
Ball frocks trimmed with black or dark
brown for edging.
Immense cuffs of fur, reaching to the
elbows, to wear with the capes.
Coiffure pins of silver wire, forming
lovely single Cowers and sprays.
Blue ooze calf Oxford ties and blue hose,
to wear with black homo dresses.
A creamy, pinkish shade of tan in suede
gloves, to wear with evening toilets.
Opera cloaks of lace over wadded brocade
and trimmed with jeweled passementerie.
Ulsters of sealskin, having sleeves and
large flared collars of tho silky black Per
Ladies' house or kranging coats of white
corduroy or the Bedford cord, with velvet
Sealskin and Persian lamb capes, having
silk cord and tinsel embroidery on the neck
Golden brown camel's hair, dotted over
with short liaes of turquoise bine and
orange boucle or hairy effects. Dry Goods
When to TJe Shall and When Will.
Here is a rule for the proper use of shall
and will which somebody has put into
In the first person slmpr "shall" foretell;
In "will" a threat or eke a promise dwells;
"Shall" In the second or the third doth threr.t;
"Will" simply then foretUa tho futiuo feat.
A CREDULOUS OLD MAN.
Ha Allows an Advcntarcss to Fool II Ira
Out of III Property.
Mrs. Maude Inman, sometimes called
"Doctor," has beat tho record in making a
completo clean up of her victim. Mr. D.
K, Benjamin, of Denver, was a stranger,
and she took him in took him in for$l,99(J
cash and all the real estate he owned, about
f3,000 worth; but after all she was not
smart enough to get away with tho
"swag." She mode tho mistake women of
that sort so often make sho stayed
around too long, trusting that tho shame
and timidity of her victim would restrain
him from applying to the law, and so tho
"coppers" laid hands on her just as sho
was leaving San Francisco.
The trial developed n curious history.
Five years ago she appeared in California
and soon married
Fred Inman, who
got a divorce from
her within a year.
Sho next eloped
with a hotel clerk
fler. In Denver
she met D. It. Ben
jamin, a contrac
tor and builder in
a small way, who
had becomo par
Ho was CO years
old and needed sympathy, as his wife and
child were in the far east. Sho filled him
with bright hopes of fortuno and restored
health on the Pacific coast, and ho was fas
cinated by tho picture.
Tho next sceno hhows "Dr " Inman
running an "electro-therapeutic vapor
bath" establishment at 607 Mission street,
San Francisco, and Mr. Benjamin as her
resident patient. She told two or three of
her intimate friends that bLo intended to
"cure him up and marry him as 60on as
he got a divorce from his present wife."
But a discovery was made two discoveries,
in fact. Ho discovered that the vapor
baths wcro fast destroying what little
strength ho had left, and she that ho was
not so rich as sho had supposed. Sho
drove him from the house, and ho went to
see a lawyer.
To him Mr. Benjamin made tho humili
ating confession that he had given Dr.
Maude every dollar of his cash, and deeded
to her his real estate, the scheme being
that the two were to establish a health
home and invalids' retreat on her "estate
near San RafacL" The lawyer set tho de
tectives to work, and not an hour too soon,
for "Dr." Inman and her accomplice, Viola
Betts, were arrested jut as they were
making ready to leavo the city. Part of
the money had gone to furnish a lodging
honso managed by the woman, part they
had squandered and a remnant was recov
ered. The net rcsnlt of the trial is that poor
old Benjamin recovers the title to bLs real
estate and a few, very few, dollar in
money, the women go into nMrement for a
while as guests of the tau. and the public
has another satirical Uufh at the ways of
an old man in tbe wiles of woman.
THEY TRAVELED AS BROTHERS.
A 3Inn ami TTIfo Who Iforfard Their
AVay, Uoth In Mala Attlrr.
Ben and "Arthla" Claire, of Wolf City,
Tex , found it very inconvenient to work
their way across the continent an man and
wife, so they concluded to travel a broth
ers. She droned accordingly, and took the
name of Arthur. Thy workad at odd
jobs and got along splendidly till they
reached Kanww City, where they wore ar
rested, a stranger claiming that he recog
nized tbe woman and so notifying the po
lice. Such Is their story. Bnt the matron at
the police fetation ailed attention to the
fact that th girl'a
hands were too
small and too
white for her to
bar done as hard
work as she claim
ed. and to tbe fact
that the general
style and get up of
tb law wa not
that of a working
-tvomaru Tbe mat
ron's gness wu
"AE7HCR" CUATEK. afce WM tb(,
daughter of a -well-to-do farmer who had
ran off with the hired man. As the potte
declined to bokl the eon pie. and as they
left town in proper attire, no one knows
the real facts.
An odd feature of tbe oae wm that when
the girl wa rcclothed in tbe h&bUlxsent
of her fx she looked touch yonnger
apparently not over Id, white her male
companion was at least & and she wu
mcch better looking, too, as a girl than as
a boy, both fact contrary to tho tuoal
rule in nech ca.ve r-be mtd they had
worked tair way very pleasantly from
Texas and were gains: to locate on a. fans
"away out west " od m that direction
t hey deparuiL
A a UireatloBcr oh a Strlltw.
Seaoc VateaOa hi a nCrlke, and what
fa taore, be will proaaMy wta, for he is tfce
oaiy mttM of bi ttmit iat the lbuui of
Cuba. He dem i ak tecrea.d pay or
fiSavrtsr kamr fct wba h- d-reand and
iaaascs oa bavugi bt back aalary. Tke
povwnmtmt. owes Mat3t for garrstiag
ta oriaAnjkl x32 ....
TK? MOT QtflKg
For Billon ail lenoiis JOmktti
u War a i!m a aW tat Mai
for 35 Cents,
ST ALTj BKUGCKTsU
a fortDcoun:;; zto legai executions oat
tiko place in tho "ever faithful Isle" for
no one will accept Senor Valentin's Job.
Says a recent bulletin of the strike: "On
account of his past attentions to a largo
number of deceased brigands Senor Valen
tin does not like to walk about Havana
unattended. Relatives of tho deceased
have frequently made threats to assassin
at him, and in consequence tho govern
ment furnishes him two boldicrs to act as
a body guard. This, however, docs not
militato against his claims for tho fl7
apiece for hs subjects. In return, however,
for these guardsmen tho government usea
the executioner as an advertising medium
to warn would be evil doers, and whenever
he goes abroad Senor Valentin wears ashore
cloak on tho back of which is embroidered,
in red a ladder, intended to remind brigands
and other gentry of that ilk that there U a
straight and narrow pathway to the scaf
fold. To fuithcr emphasise his indigna
tion the executioner has refused to wear
thb garment until hi- f ITO fc paid."
Naturally Senor Vniontln's course is
cordially approved bv numbor of brig
ands now under sentence of death. As
long as the gurrotcr declines to work thoy
will continue to lic
A particularly horrible suicide was that
of Charles Jacobs, a well known baker of
Ilobokcn, N J Jacobs was craned by loss
of sleep and put an end to his .sufferings
with a shotgun in uu tipper room of his
house. Ilia wife hearing the shot entered
tbe room and found that her husband had
literally blown tho upper half of his head
off. Blood an 1 T.ttte picve c his braiu
fcere scw.teml o cr the roam tnd linging
t tha wall and ceiUxur.
A llanynn Crort.
Near Giffoni station, on tha SLitcn
Island railroad, thero is a peculiar piece
of woodland, a spot where the roots of
tho trees all attach themselves to tho
trunks at from four to six feet above tho
level of tho ground, giving to tho stumpa
an odd, spidery nppoamnce. Tho soil of
the vicinity is very porous, which lends
weight to tho opinion that the banyan
like grove has been formed by th action
of frost and wator ht. Pm1 Republic
KILLED AT A CROSSING.
Trnglo Death of Urury Underwood, k
No(rd Western HporUnimi.
Drury Undomood, well known to lovers
of fast horn's nil over the Union as presi
dent of tho Miwumri-Kansa Fair and Kx
position Driving Park atotociKtion, wait in
stantly killed in a raont shocking manner
by a train on the Chicago and Alton rail
w ay near Kanwts City the other day. IIo
amis one of the best known residents of that
city, and was returning from a day's shoot
ing when the accident happened.
There is quitw a cut where the railroad
crosses Blue avenue, and one coming
toward Kansas City cannot see either way
on tho track mora
than a few rods.
Yet tho trains at
that point niovo
at their greatest
speed. Mr, Un
listened a mo
ment, and think
ing no train was
near Bturtid on.
Tho next instant
he realized his er
ror and tried to
turn his team, but
too late The BHunv rsDEitwooD.
train, drawn by two englnei. struck tho
light wagon and ono horse, tfio wagon was
crushed to splinters, ono horse was thrown
sixty feet, and Mr. Underwood fell jnst be
yond it, tho horse's head renting on hbj
Both were instantly killed, the man be
ing badly mangled 'i he other horse,
strange to say, standing just beyond tbe
rail, was cut loose from itu mote and es
caped uninjured, yet it did not rua away,
but moved about tboflcene In a Lae4 way,
as if it fully realized the calamity. Undr
wood leaves a widow and ten children. Tho
esteem In which he was held was shown
by universal sorrow throughout KonaM
Th runner tV i flood lighter.
"When a farmer "goo to town" It docsnt
follow that he alwa)K "tfU the worst of
it." Ho quite often romos out of a tight
p!ar with flying colors That was tho
cae with .Tnuiot Buchanan, a farmer of
Locust Valley, Long Uiniid Ho visited
New York to m- tbe Bowery at night. Ho
lingered too late, mbued his trairt and
took a room in a cheap lodging hoono at
No. 9 Chatham wjuaro. The- rooms, so
called, contain one bxi, and arc fleparafd
by partition half way to tho ceiling. In
themiddloof the night tho fanner awoko
with a conpciousami that some ono wai
prowling about the room. Jumping
from tho bed he grappled a man. Th"
next moment he received r blow that felled
him to the floor Two otbr men entered
the room In Mine mysterious way, and a
desperate fight citMifd. Wbr It was all
over the farmer drew)d nod wnt for a po
liceman. Auguitt Hoffman, Jehn Heck
erin and Charles Zaler wr arretted. A
ladder against the partition in the next
room revoaled tbr mnnmtr In which Haoh
anan's aAnailant entn4 Justice Power
at the Tombs court boid the trio m Xtf
each to answer.
A Qafrr Drtl-n In Oo4irfar,
The "skeleton suit" I the Ulrxt novelty
in underwear Tc garments are woven la
to a dadgn wbiah
dtepiay on tho
pemon ot tbe wer
er tho 3ibkuc4
of his bony struct
ure, and tho effect
U for mora tar
Utng than plctur
eaqoe. A man at
tired rn a salt of
ing oazht to b
able to cope with,
a barglax Bairn
ed. for tai chanco
are that tb boar
brAkjr would flej
at tbe flrat gUra pa
of tbo soppovsd
"UfT M aever
long as hi wiad
nrz errr vs twe aad Jx held oot.
Even with thi to recommend it, it U
Hardly probable that Ub skeleton oJt will
secore a wtdo popularity.
2Uo4r riottr la IMtUtroix.
"57bat th ItAlUuu havfe gfvea to New
Orkaa tbe Po m Mid to bato giTea
PUtabfux, n.. baat of tworo atAln.
A Pote aJMR-! V -v isformad tha
other day by a f- tu lih waa i
daogef Toe fr -. . j xUisriM ao Cao
metig of ibe uiud, ad had heard tia
oarefalry amnge a plan io norr 2ilt
ity. The Uttrr told &m story to tb -thorUlaad
th UirtA h Mi PKtebarx,
n9m&bhj" froa faar J. sat utaaUcn.
u9p&v v Ok