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Advertiser knocks a great many times at her's
Would not GOING be better than WAITING,
THING LACKING tSSJSJSS.
cration to its Stock, Location and Help, sad
neglected to Advertise of course failed.
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WICHITA, KANSAS. TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 3, 1S92.
WHOLE NO. 249a
1 sale' L lkgJ
Cr"r" Kr yrpuctioni
are like glass, you can see
through them. To some it is
given to preach and to some it
is given to practice, ast he lawyer
said to the preacher. We are
claiming nothing for our Wy
bosselt cassimere suits, but this:
They are as honest an article for
as honest a price as either has
cr can he sold. All rules are
said to have exceptions, but we
never heard of an exception to
thejrule that purchasers wantall
they can possibly get for their
money. If these suits don't
give it to you, though you may
get it in the next world youl'll
never get in this. They cost
you 15.00 a suit in sack or
(tee-Piice Cloiliiers, Bailers. Furnishers
126 & 128 -Douglas Ave.
jftoYeltiesiii Sprin? and Sum
MILIER & HULL,
TAILOES & DEAPEES
Corner First and Market Sts.
Chronic. Ner ous and S'rlrate" Diseases. snch as
"We cannot mention all our aids to success In these
Jire.-sln troubles, but with the
We permanently cure Consumption (In the first
rtaces). Bronchitis. Asthma, Catarrah and kind
Chlorine and Oxygen Inhalation
Are also ueful In Lun;;. (. host and ThroHt trou
bles, Vp offer you equally as good treatment as
t- cw York or Chlcaco. and at less cot to you.
In our office we liaie the fines Foradlce and Gal
vanic Battery In the West, and find that In certain
Nervous and Rheumatic diseases its use gives re
tiarkable good resu.ts.
A Specialty. N-w method of treating Piles Fls
trc,FItuIa. Ulcers, or Itching Dlsae of the Uee
tum. Cure guaranteed without pain.
All Diseases of Men
Oulckly and permanently cured. Kidney acd
Unnnrv 1) ea-es. Bladder troubles. Stricture,
Blood PoSon. Uuinor. Ulcers, Scrofula. Varico
cele, i-klu Disease. Such cites restored to health
of lurmer dijs.
Some rymiitom- Dlrzlnes. Debility. Defective
Memory, Vual Losses, Face Blotches, btrange Con
futed Ideas. c.c . etc Conxs and be healed.
Sledlclne ent to all parts. Send for question list
and circular, enclosing stamp.
Consultation free and strictly confidential. No
tettlmonlal asked for or published.
Medical and Surgical Institute,
155 orth Main St,
For Family use, in prices rang
ing from So. 00, $8.00. 10.00,
$15.00. 820.00 to $150,000. Call
or write for further information.
THE PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS.
216 E Domdas Ave.
Drs. Purely & Jordan,
Have you defective vision? Are von near or
far sighted? Have jou astigmatism-pain in
the orbits, temnlcs cr forehead, or nersistent
'headache? Does it tire your eyes to read at
rending for a short time, especially by artifi
cial light? If so you need glasses. Unless
properly and K.-!entifically litted they will
rum vour ejes. For tiir next tiiirty days
WE WILL FIT GLASSES FREE AT OCR I2STrTCTE.
We remove Catcract and restore vision to
many lone blind. Cross eyes straightened
in young without operation, Grannulated lids
cured in from 4 to o weeks by a new treatment
and alt disease- of the eye sucessfnlly treated.
Catarrh deafness, roaring and ringing in the
ears, chronic discharges i-c, speedily cured.
DISEASES OF WOMEN-snch as displace
ments, enlargements, tumors, -laceration, dis
charges, pain in back and groin, dragging
sensations S:c., yield promptly to the scientific
application of electricity.
SURGERY, all the most difficult operation
performed at the Institute.
DEFORMITIES Private blood and skin
diseases, disease of the kidneys and bladder,
nervous diseases, paralysis, St. Vitus dance,
weak or lost powers, facial blemishes, moles,
warts, superfluous hair &c. Rupture Varico
cele,Bydrocele, Piles, Fistula and Fissure
cured without the knife cutting or detention
from business (written guarantee given.) A
thorough knowledge of ELECTRICITY ena
les us to cure many diseases hitherto pro
Drs. Durdy and Jordan will visit any part
of the state in consultation or to perform
Send for circular and question blank, male
Office and Institute 135 North Mar
ket St. Wichita, Kansas.
Cheyenne and Arapahoe
"We have the only absolutely
correct quarter sectional
map, showing the
Count- seats and Reserves
with all the sections num
bered. Also Land Laws
and directions for locating
sections. Do not be deceived
bp any other may. Send
your orders early to avoid
the inevitable rush. Price
SotliTTestern Map PiiMishms Co.,
Have you caught on to the fact
are selling good, well made suits
from 3.00 to S8.00 below the
lowest prices elsewhere. This we
Here are bargaing:
Boys Knee Pant suits worth
$1.50 only 98c.
Boys Knee Pant suits worth
$5.00 only $3.50.
Mens fine Wood Brown suits
worth $15.00 only $10.00.
Mens fine Corkscrew AVorsterd
worth $1S.00 only $12.00.
Boys Shirt "Waists 15c Boys
Knee Pants 15c.
Good Unlaundred shirts worth
50c only 35c
Come in and see our line of
Satine and Negligee shirts worth
75c only 49c
We mean what we say. Come
in and see us. We want to see
P. S. Good time piece with each
416 East Douglas Avenue
J. R. HOLLEDAY,
UifA" Seed a Specialttf.
All Goods' Warranted
Tel. 295. 3 )liB?a
National Chloride of Gold Institute.
F.r the Cure of the
J.iqror. Opium. Morphine ami Tobac
co ll:ibit. and -Neuresthenla.
For terms and other particular, ad
dress Drs. Purdyand Jordan, Wichita
Ends a Big Sale, Attend
75c and S5c Henriettas - 49c
65c and S5c 3resa Goods - 39c
$1.25 Leghorn Flats - - C9c
lxmaUjile Muslin ... 7jc
Indigo Blue Prints - - 5;c
Kybei-Cloths ... 5c
$5.09 Jerseys - - - $1.48
50c Chiffon Lace - - 25c
M. B. COHN,
GLOBE, 150 Xorth Main St,
215 South Main St.
The onlr absolute ana reliable core for the Lianor
Opium, and Tobacco habits and Nervous Diseases.
Years of succefful prattle and thousand of
cnru attest thureliabiliiy of the Keeler treatment.
The ODly institute in Southern Kansas authorized
to use Dr. Kreley's famous Bl-Chloride of Gold
remedies. All others claiming to mo them are Ira
posters. For terms and particulars, address
The KEELEY INSTITUTE
COMB AND SEE IT.
Satin finish, 14 taret solid cold,
trimmed with 13 large diamonds and
a ruby, and with a fine nickel move
ment, warranted to be a satisfactory
time piece, a thing of beauty and a joy
forever to its owner.
Ladies yon may be the foriunate
possessor of it for the sum of $65.00.
This is only one of many.
We guarantee to save you money on
anything you may wish in our line.
Bring us your repairs and engrav
ing. W. W. PEARCE,
403 E. Douglas Ave
Some entire new designs.
The veiy latest styles out.
The most elegant yet seen
in this city are just being
received and opened at the
City Shoe Store
Embracing; the Princess
Slipper, the Prince Albert
oupper, me jrrincess Joootee
Slipper, and the ISTollifier
The ladies are invited to
call and see them.
City Shoe Store
156 N. Main St.
The above s the cut of the Instrnment nsed
by Dr. Terrill in the examination for Catarrh
and all .Nose and Throat diseses. It enables
the Doctor to show his patient the condition
of the affected parts, and if needing treatment
explaining its necessity. The Doctor will
cnarantee a cure in every ca" of Catarrh he
treats. Yon ran be treated at home, instru
ment and ruedic.ne fnrnished.
i 1 i. 1 .j. -i reu.rneit 'ro'a cniciL-o. rrtiere
lie li.i been titlnc.v conr !n tlic Tost Graduate
Seliool. and alM n eciAl coarse In Flectric.ty. this
beiuc the second course f the Und fie doctor has
tilfTiwiihlnfif lust tiro Trars. The doctor is the
on'r jihTsician tn the ioaihret who bs takrn
ttrvf jec al courts n K'eciricuy, nrd Is cone-J
Qnenu 'lie only one i.iznuiar wiiu m j;hm sucau
tic idicat on.
DibCAFor WOMFV-U-. Trr!H.has made
diteso Women a specialty for the just treaty
jars.and hn-. all the late lr.stntraots. Batter
er. K'ectrical ajinllaiices'eiCi.for their snccrssXnl
treatment, laclcdin-r Fibro'd TcraorJ. Laceruor.,
Di.placenjeats. tnlaryement. lrlaixn!. V.keri
UnosLrucotrbea. DIiu-fcor the OTanea. Pa.n'u,
Irrecnlar or l'rotua Mentrot.on. etc.
EUVOCS DISI-Vihi-Dr Ternll with to
eill the attention ottho -nScr'nc Trom Nerrous
D seaes. PtralysK Nerroub ProtraUoa. terainai
eaknris etc to the '"onaerful curative effects
to b den-ed from Electricity when vciestiiScaJiy
r.ppded, aad desires to tat tiiat he foy restore
lost power andTtyorJn either sex. and posturely
ruarnt corela thel'ticut oaed dlac
The Doctor has the foor different Uatseties tued
laDdicti trjatraeat. lc a Tivrnrj-etcht Inci
Four Plat StaUc battery. alo a Fifty .'eli Cabins
Gn.Tsnic and t aradic Ukttcry, alo tae xa:Io-Ansor
lean Caatery Btttry aad the Caldwell or Anes
hcttic Battery with wh ch the Doctorwiil enra Head
ache or any pain In me nancies tree a: chare
Tte batteries are the Yery bet taaaalacturtd.
To youcs 4sd middle-ased nsen.
A SURE CURE. no7r
ly Tlce which brtnza orzsuic weaVa-!, destroylac
lioth mlcd and body, with all th dreaded Uis, pr
H UROCELE AXD TARICOCILEA car !a
KHtUilATliJl l-csitlTely cared by th aid of
PILKs. FlSTCLA-ASd all rectal diseases cared
N'o Vnlfe. no pxio. A care juar-uicred.
VKLTHRAL STRICT LKK .iUx.Uy and pr
rnaaeoUy cared by i2ectlysi- o cutua bo
lutSa. no money cattlcarrd.
ALL CHKUNlt Dlsf-A-ES occe?3faUy trcaud
sVPHlLis Thkt draded disa.v of rcaaktad
quicJ.iv mt i-rainrat.y tared brtfc ntr treat
tiitn: -ni.hoi tke ron-oooa-Cru.s ot by;o; dart.
tr TemU s ucc-m ! ba'-ed upon facts Ftrat
practical eiptr'eBce. c-oad t.T .x ca.- iM.pec
UiUy ladled, ta Mrt ox: nrtet Tt rd sn.K.-l:rs
are prpireu in uu ialratory zatiy to au t-41
Kxamtoaiios and ccacKtto free.
twrsp.leue: tiU ttcclv proapl atteatjoa.
Twenty rcraHhed rooa: for tke accnmaotlaxfati
cf pilititti. SrtKu a distjaace. to cSSce baildiuc
1&.X Xnvilj Uiln tit. "W'ichiLa. Kaa
MAY DAY NOTES.
London, May 3. May D.ty Has come
and gone, an(j the expected rioting did not
occur. May Day in Paris and throughout
France generally was, instead of being, as
many persons supposed it would be, a day
of excitement, fighting and bloodshed,
was, without exception, one of the quiet
est and most uneventful SnndHya that has
passed in mauy years. The sime applies
with eaual force to the day in England.
Vienna, May 2. This afternoon 20,000
workmen gathered on or at the Prater.
No speeches were made, but at 5 o'clock,
at a given signal, the vast assemblage
broke forth singing "The Workman's
Hymn," with wonderful enthusiasm. No
troops were visible throughout the day.
Reports from Austrian provinces indicate
that interest in the May Day celebration
Bcda Pesth. May 2. In spite of the
police prohibition, the workingmen of
this city gathered at thirty-two different
places today and marched in procession to
Nnnsdorfer park to eelebrate the dav.
The Hague, May 2. No trouble has oc
curred iu Holland. May Day was cele
brated in the most orderly manner.
OGDEN. Utah, May 2 Toe purpose of
the cattlemen's congress which met here
is to unite all the stock growers' associa
tions that exist at present in the different
states and territories into au association
with its headquarters at Ogdeo, Utah.
An executive committee, consisting of one
delegate from Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming,
Colorado, and Utah, has been elected, to
C, A. Wright
Geo. Stark Millxk.
BAEGAINS m KESIDEtfCES
HOUSES TO LET.
WRIGHT & MILLER,
Phone 220. 133 N Market St.
ill Jy g7 cuui
123 to 1 27 N. Main.
This cut represents the
latest style, two-piece, Blaz
er suit. " There is a craze on
these suite in the east.
"Worn with either a laun
dried shirt or a satteen or
silk waist. They are ex
"We have black, navy, tan
grey and red at $6.50, made
of a good all wool twilled
cloth; other styles and
cloths at $10, $12.50 and $15
We also call your atten
tion to a beautiful line of
Percale, Satteen and Silk
Waists from 50c to $10.00
Ladies Seersucker, Sat
teen and Silk Skirts from
50c to $S.0O each.
Infants and childrens
long and short coats of Hen
rietta, Bedfords and Silks.
We particularly call your
attention to the above lines
on account of the large as
sortment, the lateness of
the styles and the popular
whom all matters from subordinate organ
izations will be referred. Resolutions
were adopted yesterday against the legis
lation now pending in regard to the
manufacture of oleomargarine; providing
for the showing of hay fed cattle at the
world's lair; for a record of all stock brands
in the several states and territories where
subordinate stock organizations exist,
these records to be distributed to each
secretary for mutual protection, and ex
pressing sympathy with the Wyoming
cattlemen now confined at Fort Russell
in their recent trouble.
PAEIS. May 2. M. Loubet, prima min
ister and minister of the interior, today
informed the members of the cabinet that
the returns of the municipal elections
show a contined increase in the number
of Republican candidates elected. The
opinion is now that out of 204 counsnls
elected the Republicans will hare a ma
jority of 19L
Hamburg, May 2. The Borsenhalle
says that the export firm of Schieffmann
& Meyer has failed. The liabilities are
1,000,000 marks. The firm had a branch at
LONDON, "May 2. In the commons to
day James Lowther, parliamentary secre
tary for the foreign olfice, stated, in reply
to a question, that the government had
no oilicial news of an outbreak in Ven
ezuela. Two British warships, howeTer,
had been ordered to La Guayra,
BERLIN, May 2. Reports have reached
here that over a ton of dynamite and gun
powder has been stolen from the maga
zines at Corfu, the Greek isiand on the
Mediterranean where the king of Greece
makes bis summer residence. No details
are given, but it is thought here that there
must have been great laxity in the regu
lations to permit such a quantity of ex
plosives to disappear before the theft was
Friday, May 6th.
50 doz. Swiss Embroidered-
white, half colors, regular
25 cent value; this lot is part
of a syndicate purchase, the
price 11 cents each; look at
them in the window.
Wednesday, May 4th.
32 in. Dress Percale at 4
cents; on sale Wednesday
Saturday, May 7th.
10 doz. Kid Gloves, latest
shades, navy blue and red;
this lot of gloves is worth
$1.50 a pair; they are seven
hook suedes; on sale Satur
day at 81 cents.
Saturday, May 7th:
100 pieces No. 12 Moire
Eibbon, value 25 cents U
yard, at 10 cents.
Tuesday and Wednesday.
May 3d and 4th,
All of that lot of 50 inch
French Serge Cassimere,
delayed by the transporta
tion company; this is one
of the finest dress fabrics
ever made; well worth $1.50
per yard. On sale at 95
cents. 5 yards make a
A few fine Lisle "Wests
Ladies and childrens
Onyx Hose at 25 cents.
FKEE BIXDIXG TWIXE BILL
PASSES THE HOUSE.
Senator Vest Criticises the Cranks
Who Send Threatening Petitions
to Members of Congress.
Commissicmer Boosavelt Defends His
Coursa in Eeference to the Baltimore
Civil Service Law Violators.
The Interstate Commerce Commission De
cides the Kansas Salt Bate Cases Oae
Plea Denied and the 0:ber Granted.
The Conferees on the Anti-Ohi-
Bill Beach an Agree
ment The Pension
Washington. May 2. That tariff
oratory is nc a discount in the bouse wns
manifested today when Mr. Bryan moved
the passage of the free binding twine bill.
Though, under the rules, but half an hour
was permitted for debate, it was only
after a good deal of skirmishing that a
sufficient number of members could b
mustered to occupy that brief space of
time. The Democrats were not en:husi
nstic and tho Republicans wero apathetic.
No iuterest was taken in the vote. After
a brief wait the Democrats managed to
secure a quorum, and a motion to suspend
the rules and pass the bill wns agreed to
yeas, 1S3; nays, 47. Messrs. Covert of New
York, Colburu of Wisconsin and Cadmus
of New Jersey (Democrats) voted iu the
negative, and Messrs. Broderick of Kansas
and Pictder nud Jollev of South Dakota
(Republicans) in the affirmative.
On motion of Mr. Blouuc the rules were
suspended and a bill pussed appropriating
$150,000 to enable the president to fulfill
the stipulations contained in the treaty
between tha United States and Great
Britain, signed Feb. 9 and April 20, 1S92,
in regard to the tribunal of arbitration at
A bill was passed to pension the sur
vivors of the Black Hawk, Cherokee, Creek
and Seminole wars.
The house then went- into committee of
Ihe whole on the diplomatic aud consular
mlL Without action upon the bill the
committee rose and tho house adjourned.
WASHINGTON", May 2. Numerous peti
tions were presented against legislation
for the closing of the world's fair on Sun
day. In presenting a petition for legislation
for the closing of the world's fair on Sun
day. Mr. Vest described it as a "machine
petition." It had beeu periodically, he
said, addressed to the senators, and it con
tained a remarkable resolution, pledgint;
the signers to refuse henceforth to support
for any office or position of trust any sena
toror member who should vote for further
aid of any kind for the world's fair, except
on the conditions named in the memorial.
Whetever might be his vote, he said, on
the question, he certainly should pay no
attention to that sort ot resolutions. As
to the closing of the fair on Sunday, that
question was before a committee, of which
he was a member, and was being consider
ed very carefully. A much more serious
question, however, was an to the expendi
tures. The speaker then criticised what
he called the reckless expenditure of
money by the exposition mauagers.
The calendar was then taken up.
Among tho bills passed wns one fixing
the price of lands entered under the
desert Und laws at IL25 per acre.
After an executive session the benatc ad
journed. THE CIVIL SERVICE INQUIRY.
Washington. May 2. The house com
mittee on civil service reform today re
sumed the investigation into the conduct
of certain employes iu the civil service in
Secretary Foster was tho first witness.
He bad beard of the cnarge made by Com
missioner Roosevelt agaiu.it two men con
nected with the customs service in Balti
more. The charge was collecting money
for political purposes. They had been
reprimanded by the commissioner. He
was inclined to think this punishment
sufficient but finally said that he should
very much doubt if it was consistent with
the good of the public service to keep such
man in office, and he should want to know
all the facts before taking action.
Commissioner Roosevelt was then ex
amined. He said that he bad made an ex
amination of the workings of the Balti
more postoffice and custom house and had
recommended the removal of twenty-one
employes lor violation of the civil servlc
law, but no action was taken. He sal J
that it was absolutely impossible to upset
his conclusions; for they were based on
the confessions of the accused persons,
made at the very time the events took
place. Bearing on the statement of the
postmaster general that it Li not the duty
of the commission to make any report to
the head of the department, Mr. Roose
velt produced two letters from Mr. Wana
maker, asking the commission to make a
just examination and to report to him.
Mr. Roosevelt quoted from th testimony
of Mr. Wacamaker when, in speaking of
the accused men, be said: "When they
declare to the postoffice Inspector that they
have not made such statement, and when
they do that under oath, you are bound to
take their statement"."
"It seems to me," said Mr. RooKvelt.
"that It in a private business an investi
gation into one ot its branches should dU
clcso that twenty-one men were cheating
the men being canght redbanded acd
confessing their guilt it woold ls very
unwiw to accept the oaths of these ume
men six months Iatr that they were in
correct, and that they bad lied when they
made their confession."
Mr. Roosevelt concluded hU statement
by saying; "Th amount of it is that
all tbee men are plainly guilty, npoa their
own confcMion; that they made this con
fession in terms wjjjch it in impossible to
misunderstand and a. equally lmpoibls
to retrnct; that nothing iLrj hare aid
since, or can say iu the future, can in any
way explain away this confession, and
their utjuet conduct, as implied In tb
report of the pottoffice tnpector, aimply
shown that tney are not entitled to a par
ticle of grace or consideration, Tfii U not
the time to consider whether the law is
wie or cot. 1; is on the statute book and
I am appointed to ee that it Is enforced;
and I have simply done my duty in point
ing out its violation and is recommending
tLe punisamest of tte wrongdoers."
KANSAS SALT P.A7ES.
Wjuhtsotov, Mar 2 Te interstate
commerce cwaniwrtfU today, is aa ojHo-
ten by ConmlMtsBtr McDtll. saaeMt&end
Ksdedioa la the cts bwocfct by the
1 nfkAMr st rMniuBff tnd uMrtT hJSlf
i kAit manufactereri snint Umt I hxw ,
Pacine. utt 5!'wn rce. i&e woe
l.tasxi. tae- :aL Fe. U.e rH. li joe
Stan F.-itto. ta Cbg. ta V asi
CaUlorBts, and the Owif. Cotorad aad
Santa Fe camoaciw.on coaofflaJnle relative
i in nurfcs&hIe ad discritsfsatisg rates
on salt from the Kansas fields to various
points in favor of the salt fields of Michi
gan. It is held that any advantage which inures
to the Michigan salt manufacturers from
the rates to points in Iowa. Illinois, Mis
souri and Nebraska are advantages aris
ing from natural situations, and that the
low rates to Missouri river points are in
fluenced by conditions which are beyond
the defendants' control, and which existed
before Kansas salt was discovered. As to
thesa rates, the complaints are dismissed
It is held, tnrther, that the rates on salt
to points south and southwest of Hutchin
son. Kan., and St. Louis do constitute an
undue preference in favor of Michigan as
against Kansas salt, and that they should
be readjusted by the Santa Fe system, and
that, while observing the law as to louj;
and short hauls, the advantage of distance
belonging to the Kansas salt fields shall be
given to them in any territory supplied by
the mines which lie as near or nearer tb
Hutchinson than to St, Louis.
THE ANTI-CHINESE BILL.
Washington. May i The conferees on
the Chinese exclusion bill have reached an
agreement on the basis of the bill passed
by the scuate, with certain important ad
ditions that were insisted upon by the
house conferees. As agreed upon the biil
is practically a re-nactment for ten years
of the existing law; with the following;
additional provisions: No Chinese pei
son is to be released on bail pending ac
tion on a writ of habeas corpus; all Chi
nese laborers now in the Unitd States are
compelled to obtain registration certifi
cates, and all other persons other than la
borers may apply for such certificates,
for which no cnarge is to be made. This
feature of the law is to be carried out
under the direction of the internal reve
nue bureau of the treasury department.
Mr. Sherman and Representative Hitt
did not sigu the conference report, but it
is understood that they agreed not to
make any fight against it.
BERING SEA ORDERS.
Washington, May 2. The secretary of
the navy has issued instructions to the
naval and revenue marine vessels assigned
to enforce tho modus vivendl prohibiting
sealing in Bering sea. These instruction
differ from thons of last year iu three im
portant particulars. First, any vessel
found sealing in Bering aeA is to be selzwl,
whether or not she has been previously
served with a uotlce; second, the mere
presence of the vesel in Bering sea, hav
ing on board u Bealing outlit, is a caHso
for seizure, and, third, the persons on
board the vessels siezed are to bn aent as
prisoners, with the. vessel, to suffer penal
ty of law. Under British law persons
killing or aiding or abetting in killing fur
seals in the Bering sea are punishable by
a fine of 100 aud imprisonment at hard
labor for six months. Under American
law they are subject to six mouth's im
prisonment and a tine tf,?r,0'J0,
PUBLIC OEBT STATEMENT.
Washington, May 2. Following Is a
synopsis of the public debt statement Is
Interest bt-arinsr debt $SS5,0.KM
Increase during month -0J
Debt on which interest ceased fclnco
Decrease during month ?'?
Debt bearing no interest SE3,1413
D?crease during month ClllS
Aggregated lnterrtaudnon in-
terest bearing debt ""cij.
Decrease during mouth 778,375
CertmcaU s and treasury notes off-
set by cash in treasury KS.KsTl
Increase during month l,tc!4tt
AKKTOfate of debt including ccrtifl-
catesand treasury notes 1,000.170,723
Cash balance In treasury April 30
Decrease during the utonth L3),724
THE RAUM INVESTIGATION.
Washington. May 2. In the Raum in
vestigation today J. D. Rhoades, a disbar
red pension attorney, testified that when
he was practicing before the bureau he
had some conversation with Green B.
Itaum, Jr., relative to the purchase of a
horse. The witness offered Raum the
horse for $173. Raum offered to pay ITS
in cash and give the remainder in pension
office influence whon the witneai wanted
any claims made special. Rhoades de
clined the offer.
Washington, Mar Z CoraraiMJoBer
Carter of the general land office will prob
ably resign his office about the end el tae
preseut fiscal year.
There is no truth in the report that Mrs.
Harrison has suffered a rfciapse. Ib fact,
she wa better today and Rat up several
The treasury department today pur
chased 313.C00 ounces of silver at 0,S72:
Melbocenk, May 2. The jnry Jn the
Deeming case today returned a verdict of
guilty, nnd added that the prisoner was
When the crown counsel wa speaking
Deeming Interrupted him and laid that
it was not the law but the press that was
trying him. If be could bring himaelf to
believe he committed the murder be would
plead guilty, rather than submit to the
gaze of the people in court, the ttglieet
rac be bad ever seen. Some of the wit
nesses against him had deliberately lied,
and whatever he could aay
would bo disbelieved. His witnes
ses bad been kept out of the
way. It was not pleasant to confess to
disease, mental or othsrwise, but be bad
determined to do so. injustice to himself
and to the community. For week togeth
er he bad suffered lapsea of memory. la
bis own mind he knew that he was not
guilty. lie knew that the people of Mel
bourne are so infuriated against hits that
they would lynch htm it they bad a
chance. Deeming then minutely criticis
ed the evidence and declared that
verdict of guilty would be the greatest re
lict to bim.
After the verdict was announced and.
sentence of death pronounced, Deeming
said it was Letter that the Jaw should de
stroy bim than that be should destroy
himself. He would only like to
know that MUs RouasevllU believed him
innocent. In a strong voice he continued
so to ramble in a similar strain for a loQg
time. While Deeming was speaking lb
scene was a weird one. Owing to the fatt
ing daylight, gaa and candle had to L
lighted. The verdict was given at nearly
THE KANSAS CITY SHOOT.
KAS3A3 ClTT, May 2. The fifteenth an
nual tournament of the Missouri Valley
Fish and Game Protective association
opned here tjday with a l-! atteadaac
from ail the tt is tbe Missouri vali.
Two match wrre shot today The first
wa- ten birds, 8 yarCs rt V entrance.
R. Merviile. W. 1 Ererhorst, K. S. Dins
more. O. Corswel! aad J. A- R. Elliott
! tied, wlta tea bird each, and divided first
money. Tae conditions ot t&a aecc&C
event were tn birds, 20 yards rie, S en
trance. J. A R. Elliott, Bttdd,
Charles Gnm. Franc fcmito, W. Bryant.
btraad and IIU divided first
money, each taring tea birds to bis credit.
E. D Fulford. the crack eaatrra snot, u
uaong the second money winners la each
New Tos, May 2. The United Gtrr
aaa cad Ksgltsb carpenters weal oa a
strike today Lrowttv: ot the falfore of tbe
nir issslMers a&d carpenters to sign aa
sgrrsaMt ttrlstg a scheCela of pries tor
iJor JU sv&flss. however, tbe bosses cacse
U Vera. 4 all M?setl tte azrvexnest but
Hxvr.wmz. Mar2-Far bu&drtdcax-
jsrr 0Uwt. tday l t-sforc their C
Mwssd c ft t-hfstt-feaetr day. wages to re
main 4 Jswrgtcsfore. This vvcaisg eight
of tbe eaiptHytsc urpenUrs b4 accata4
the dgbvhecr day.
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