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TTTTCTCTCPTOLTf: MONDAY. .TAXrATIV 1. 1000.
912-914 FRAHMH AVE.
COmVlEINCES TUESDAY viorning.
B,900 Pairs Ladies' and Senis' Fins Shoo ordered for Christmas trade arrived too lata.
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TO AVOID CARRYING THEM OVER.
VI riUST SLAUGHTER THEM
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Happy New Year to AH ... S"
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BEK BARBETT fi GO.,
Tyx 607 PINE STREtT.
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0 t) C.N llXitOSAL t'KUI'LKTY
I nrcdeemetl pledges lor talc. business iea-
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172G N. THIRTEENTH ST..
r nt.ni-rs to servu au ai'iciating puM.e
m.i-.iasa riami w 'Ik. um-i; m
t.fcvinx lately tttkiltd Dwmtstic
5 ' in I7BA.
VILLlAi: r. HoMiM. 11. J. I)lEKXi:iTC.
t-aMf---d In TB.
Missouri State Mutual Fire and Marine
ri'ive No. T'T tfkti.jt si . S: I--1.- Mo
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I licu-s Are V. ritten en nttifr Shi. -r ilj.
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Postal TsTegrsph Gabie'GoT
Knlit Oinrr. Lnrlr.lr IlullilliiK.
FOURTH AND OLIVE STREET.
4IMI.HIO Miles h. 3,(MKI OHIcrs.
W'r tioulil li iileiiat-il tt liutiille von:
T-Itxratns. Try oi, Tli-Lbuuc Main
NEW TEAK'S DAY
i !0pi3 at ":anford s. "St. Ji.i' :r.a'.
' -i.r-." v.do uu.iir. txlt-mi t- all fn.r.ii
i '-uatntm rs tin- 'in-i,:t-it.tun:i;- of th
m. wlshlns thom a li.pi-'. aim ir--ror-i-
Ncb Yt-ir. t."'ii out l-r tli- barsams
i t.e lnormni;. Gotariy.
V TCAII'S taMpR ar- In TOfVv Tiiih. ut Pr.
t's Ant?tur.i ltitters". tie exnr.it tot.:o.
MISS WEAVER'S SUICIDE.
ISiokp the Tio tti In-own Herself in
:l Iiallow t"nnk.
n!a. 111.. Dec. 3L The sui.-Wr of 3IIs
'-le Weaver near here yesteiday has
-! a slnom over the entire community.
-'ms apjireiit that the raBhlesna or
v-r prompts.! her to ial:e her life.
in:e$ Vaver, her father, hear! his
-ahter leave her room about 3 a. m.
I 11 stra had not returned after an hour
r parents became iicuuua and made a
i.i tit 5 o'clock her body was discovered
i hole iti the ice on e, fimiil creel: uw -iff
of a mile from the houne. Tne body
i eimrred to the house and though every
:t itas made to revive her bite did not
n examination of the sot where she
""fitted -uleide reveals that the water f
.- about two fee dt-p. She mut hae
r lown on the i-e and held her head and
i:ldr under the chilly n.itirs until
'' . -aid that a ouni; man o' tl'e n-ifrli-
i!..xl had n fi.scd to keep ln. pr.imlse
in irrlae ai.J sas engaged lo ed uti
: r girl.
THE LIVE STOCK TRADE.
A lull ll:i- IH ii I)
lie ly til
M. I, mils
-i !c ir horse and mule liu?iurs has rcllpsetl
ml iccords. VHO beins tile banner year. In
v -in h their receipts were 113.805, aR.inst
) " in !$.; cattle, in 1S. were OII.1C
ic.IiHt M.0i in HM: iKjg!". In 1S. were
1 - H'l, apalnst 1.721.J In 1!CS; slieep, in 1S.
w i- WT.3i. asahist JKtlCO in ISIS, although
i tvb the United States were buyers of
!...! to the number of IT.'W in the St.
I.mii- National Stock Yards alone. Some
n. "f their trade can be formed when It Is
(- .'. d that iaH j-ejr they receiveil conslBn
i .. it-, from thirty-five States and Tcrri-
THE MANAGEMENT. '
December li the Ilo.rd of Directors j
I Mr. C. T. Jones central manager. '
11. V. hi."ley. resigned. Mr. Jones has ;
li- ii in the employ of the company since
3".i. and general ftupertnrendent lor many
... irs. At tbe same m-eting Mr. I..
Krake was elected a"iM;int geaoral
i mager. He was tbetr Texas representa
x for eight years. IJotli gentlemen briii
it h t hem a tliorough understanding of their
u I'les, anil vill prove to lx- the ncht men
li the right place. C. U. linos, vho na
i-o accejitably tilled the arduous tfitioti of
t e president for so many years, will still
b. at the head of affairs at the yards.
' THE VAltDS.
I ho vards. uiways larse. holthful and
iim.iw'lliHis. have been during the pat few
t-u tsnally improei -neit tracks laid.
iiM-rlitad walks trs ted. nw loading and
I.-. loading chutes built, mid old ones cn
1 .rved. the jens remiieled and rel'oflred,
.les repaved aud ImildinKs reshingle.l and
! ns ikived with vitrilled brick.
P.T-lting-iiouses Tiie incensed facilities
otered hy tliese houses greatly add to the
1 uMire of the vink Tin-re is no city or no
ar.I where bhipiiers have grtater facililies.
cattle hog and sheep raisers will d-j well
to r-'ar this in mind. They can rol as
urol that nothing will ;? eft iindixie to
f.cilitate tho sale of their shipments. A
i,n warehouse was added to this depart
u . Mt this year.
HOUSES AND MCr.ES.
Horses and Mules- Th" erection of btilld
l'.gs for the accotnmodatiun of this trade
) ,. s lieen a grand success; all the prirc ip:il
dealers having their olllccs and stables In
the yards. The pavilion lately trcted for
the sale of high-grade h-irscs has added
F-eitly to the accommodation of buyers,
rml materially lucre ised tfe s-l-s. A large
t-i-o story brick s'abl and two new mule
1 .rns were added In ivis lo the already e
tersUe plant. St Louis c:ni use more stock.
ill the market undouM" dlv jMstifes a J"
l'.jnd for more and larger con-ignments.
Warrants Are Now Out Ajrainst
Tower Hill. 111.. De. CI. State wamnts
hue just lieen Issued for Clayton Word.
Wallace Illmo and Wallace Her, young men
f this place. They or accused of lock
i'i; the door and plugging the key nolo
feom the outside of the l'reo Methodist
i hurclu during a revival meeting. Tharsday
night. , ,
The pastor was force.! to climb out
through a window and open the door to re
Iase the lrnprbo-ed congregation.
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT.
Introduced Last Thursday
.Married Two Days Later.
in oi-r-r.ii- s'rnr-iAI
Tower Hill. III.. Dec. 31.-Jos.-ph King of
,...,.w. ,-.....,. , mi., Ann. l;.rse f
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tlds nlace for the first time last Thursday.
Two hours after meeting they were engaged
snd Saturday tl-?y-wer marled.
IJoro-Formalin- (Timer & Amend). A
r.ew Antiseptic and Prophylactic. The ideal
im uth and tooth wash. Star Drug Com
lsiij Broadway and Market street. aseu'A
J ' ii i . i ... , hi ; h
M 4 a S P DCS W &J T h a H a ffi E H fi fl SS SMS R. M
: yilillMlf dyyu I BUR MLfc S
In Ail Departments, 1
r ' 3 fiB s !
gn II- i I3H.S BifSH RHHRfiiHIU -'
iiiasaeBEauw b wwwwiw mi ubsbS a to d
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UIUm I OUJ ! Ul i Tin-,- uh btlu-ve t'l.i! tli. le will 1 J
m-ji-r.i-i.il i.f tli.. lixhi'ro; . rvi. .i.!.- 4
ri rnTnm t innrn iiUlleve Out the onip.m h.i i . i !nu j e?j
.-! tPIQjr .h1 ' J,s J-eUratlon :iit ii would not ... 4 !
L.LCU HSU LlUniOl timie theseriearie. t'.eei,iriti..i. ..f I!-. 1 i
.imv i ii.v 'wivi contract for the Durpuse r. II jH'sble. m ' - 1 Lj
I inur I he h-ads of the citv ilep.irtfiii'ni lli.c ;J u
. will be aff-et. d to at least shaie i'li then j rj-ft-l S
tl.o I k if h.ivlni; ll tv i.-lu- tn p.. 1 g U
sniiriKtJ:MUi ( '.iiiijianv lla Not
Vet ranied out the Tet-ins
of Its ritiinaiuiii.
Does Not Think Jleatls of Depart
ments Will Uisk J'ajnueiit fur
n the City.
The MUwourl-lilison Electric Comimny
did not turn off Its incandescent lights in
ibe vartouK city inistitutionn south of W a."h
ingtoit avenue and north of Keokuk street
at 12 o'clock last night. Neither did It turn
off the ligh'a In th alleys and part.
Hut there has been no assurance given
the heads of departments a- yet that last
night was not too end of the service of
that company under the contract which
expired with the old year, and tbey es'i ect
that tho company will to-day disconnect
its wires, that, have for ten years been
carrying the current to the city InsUtutions.
S-JperviKor of City UghtinK A. J. O-llellly
staled last nisht that lie had received a
inter from Sccretnry Iiko of tl-e .Miysouri
Edison Company, .-dating that the lr.caude.
cent lighting service would be distontluued
to-day. uiiless the company was gien a
rontntct which would bind the city to the
payment of the bill for the wrvlce la the
Interim betw-cn the expiration of the oid
coutrjet and the bestnninc of any ikw
one that may be entered Into, ot for so
long a time as tho Mtasourt-Edison Com
pany should furnish the ligbt. Mr. O'Kellly
stated that be did not give any assurance
that there would be such a contrnct. and
declared that he had no inrormatioa which
would lead him to believe that the J1U-souri-Edlson
Company ha not done its last
lhrhtlng for the city, unless It should Kt
one or more of tho new contracts.
"Xo head of any department of the city
covernment has authority to Rive assur
ance that the city will pay for electric
lightim; rcrvicc that has not been con
tracted lor ac-:ordins to law " said Jir.
O'lteilly. "Any head of a department who
elves such assurance docs so at the ri-U of
having to pay the Mil out of his own porK-t,
It. is an assurance that I would not Rive.
anii T a0 not think anybody clue U going 10
civ- .. . ,,. department we hae r.iada
ail arrancments to g'
t along with coal on
lamim. c.inillis and iantort.s until such Jimc
as tho city Ehail ugain furnish us with
Superiiiieiident tl'llclllj-w View.
Mr. O'Reilly was risked If a bill for coal
oil would not come Under the same head as
one lor electricity "r gas.
"No." was Ins repl. "Tho head of a
department may make a reciulsitiuu ujwn
tho Commissioner of Supplies for a burrM
of coal oil. but ho cannot make such a
requisition for a barrel of s or elcctrici'y.
Thev do not come in visiblle quantities.
Coal oil is :; '-upplj.' while the turnwhing
td gas or electricity .ould be in the i atur
of a continuous scrvlie.' which is not
recognized as 1 Ins in the same categoiy."
Mr O Rellly then related that until Janu
ary I I"..', the tltv lighted all of its build
ings with gas without a contract, and also
that even now the public buildings south of
Keokuk strict ate llgrtod without a con
tract. Tho bills were yaM out of the gen
eral lund tie said, and there ivao never any
oucstion raised as to thetr legality. He was
asked if tills plan couid not bj pursujd lu
the prc-Knt emergency. ..,,,,
"1 do r.ot laiow." he t.aid. "1 do not think
that, under a ruling of ihe City Couns-'ior.
bald bills could legally lie ntclud.st as "ex
penses " In the i jse ot the tiuiillc build
ings In Carondelct, tin re has never bcc.n
ar.y auestlon raised as to the legality of the
bills for their lighting, although it ii
known of course, that the lighting Is done
without a contract. 1 would not attempt to
dissect the conditions that prevail in the
Carondelct district and in the other dis
tricts of Ihe citv and point out the differ
ences botwce.i them. Wl.'l. lo an- ioa
h:'s ever been rai-ti! in regard to tin; bills
fur gas consume-i by the public bail lin-rs
south of iveoku'.: street, stious qui-stlnis
would lw nii"i-d if buildings in other c.is
trut of the city wre lighted in a similar
wav without x c-ontrai i ''
Why I.IglitliiK w Coniiiiueil.
Tile statement has bc-;n in-tde on what
slimild be good authority that at the last,
moment the Missouri-Edison Company will
decide not to discontinue the service, and
that It will do as did the I.-ir lede Gaslight
c-oropany. which had the coim-tfi fur do
ing the city's Incandescent ligli.lng north
of Washington avenue, and which expired
nt the siine time that ihe Missouri-Edison
Company's did continue to do the lighting
and trust to the passage of a relief bill
by the Municipal Assembly for in iay. In
this is found by sum-, an etplanation of
the reason for the failure to shut oil the
lights last midnight.
Hut those who do not go bcnind the of
ficial correspondence in the matter find an
other explanation for the failure to discon
tinue the service promptly upon the minute
of the expiration of the contract. It is x
plained that the public buildings are not
served by sieclal circuits; but that with
i the sumo wires that the city lighting Is
.! I done; the oomranv also clotji li- commer
,,m rial business. To shut off the city's light
liv shutting oK the current would, tlien
fore, lie to shut off the private lights. This
the company could not afford to do.
The only way in wnicn trie lignts tor til"
public buildings could be shut oh. It is ex-
plained, would bo to dLscomiec't th- wires
-'at :n imiiutngs. ims woniu require mo
I services of a number oi" men. and it is
i .,.-... .i.... i. ..t.i .... .... - ...I..
potllieo oni nidi ii nuui.i ms jinpiuciii .ui-
to send these men out at midnight, instead
; of allowing th tn to do the work of discm-
nc i'ng the n.x' Horning Thefor-. it is
I o !.' I out 1'iit r! . ntlnu iti ;ii of tlie
,'.e inmi i. st ri i.'ri, t 10 t:iyiignt tirs
moniing does c-t nr.ns-.iillv racm that tho
company has weak-med. and that It will
in.- "u- mi mi- o- -I'-n.i-o' - i i. .- V 1
f w li-iiir1- ttifl disilcs.. . IkiIi-t il- io'i.- :S
oanv roi.jiilir tt - iiiiin --s nf n -Ii -.luo .1
tlut it will a.i.pt all tl'f rk It -ri! 'J
i NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD. -
lilnlionitc I'rtiniuiiitfS IIiihIck-iI
1 at tilt Oiwiiiii": esMous. KSsUflReS.
Cincinnati. O, Dee. 3i.-Tne N.i': .
Eisteddf.jd. with elaborate prograu in -religious,
literary and musical fdatuic
gau hero to-day with a large alt. .iai
There were religious and mu-icil '.
eise in Music Hull afternoon alii n-ii
The stage to as tilled with singer, w' . i
ierHl tho Walsh hymni. aided b !' v
audieni'". with crand effect.
At the afternoon tessin the !!'..!
tlerhydd Newton, fonmrly of '!.
!.. and now of Iltts'mrg. pr-ai h-: .r r.- ,
llsh. and the Heverend H. V. I'lnilr1-
Cliiclniiati in Welsh. At tl eenlmr .-. -- c
tho l!VJiend It. Har-ls of in. n-a'
preaehed In EngliKh aid the lleverei,-! j. !.i
jlummotid of Columbus in WVI-I. .
choral wincing ws uiufr tr.e dlrn i
DaMd iavi. I"th aflerroon and "cm-.
.'while Oenrgo V.
Webb presided at the or
The competitive mus!al r.nd literaty f at
tires take place to-morrow. With n-sw-,
morning, afternoon and -lening.
The solnluta are Jli-.s l!cs.lt Tud.ir. -
Srano; Mi-. Annie E. f.riliithv t-opia-.i.
lal'iwyn Kvans, tenor: nr J. Khrgo. '
barytone; Jlks Annie I'oat. organist, and
Harry E. Jones of Philadelphia, barytone.
Tile competing choral societies are Co
lumbus Ladles" Chorui. Mrs Marv K. c.i.--ell,
director: Ada and I.ima Iadi-V ' hu
ms, iluuh W. Ow 11. director: Paluc-vl.l"
I -idles" club. Jenkins I'owell Jones, direc
tor: Cincinnati Ladies- Cnorus. Ii.r. -I
lavls. director; Columbira Male Chorus. T.
il. Schneider, director; Northwestern Clio
Club, Professor Jt. It. Thomas, director.
"riterion Male Chorus Edward Idghtun,
director; Caltwtt Glee club. Lodwlck. ilirii--tor:
Newcastle ;iee Societv, I'rofeS'or
Philipp director: Columbus Choral Society.
W. II. Ixitt. director; Yountr'tonn inoiai
T'nion. Professor W. Samuel Evans, din -tor,
and Philadelphia S,i i"U . Johnrtor. n.
I'.i . Thomas Morgan, director.
The prinripal prizes are for S". JW0. JSJ,
with a long list for smaller awards.
Itest for the lly es.
When, after reading a short time, the
ee Income weary, it Is proballe that you
need sticct-,tcle.s. Dr. Ucnd, expert optician,
at Mermod A: Jaccard's, will examine your
eyes free of charge, and if yoti r.eed glasses
. ill fit both of your cyej accuratclj.
CAPTAIN C. W. THOMAS.
I'l'oiniiii'iii lliisiiu'ss jfan of .lefl'er
siin (Mtv i'aa.scs A wav.
Jefferson City. Ivc. 3i.-'-aplair. C. W.
Thomas. Vi years old. a leading and pro
gresivo business man of this city, J.ed at
his home this morning.
Captain Thomas was U.rn In Massjchn
S"tts and b-rved four yearsj 'n the civil
War as -.aptain In a Massachusttt r gl
ment. At the close of the war he waa cler
in the oUich of the Adjutant G-neral of
Miss.ejri. When he resig.u-d tha. imisiIJoii
he went Into tile busiiu as .if conduetlne a
general grocery store in Jeirersi.i -it.
He was a member of the Masonic lodge
ef this city and of the Lgt n if In.rfor.
Is?lng the or.ly mumb-r of the latter organi
zation in th- city. He leaves ;i wife ok!
sons. H was u Jt-publloaa in poll-
PRIZES FOR FIDDLERS.
Sedalia Lode of Klks Arranges a
KUPf IILiC SI'KPIAI
Kedulla. Mo.. Dec. 31. The Sid-tllt lodge
of EI5.H will give a iiddlen.' com. st of old
time fiddler music at Wood's Opera-house
January 19. offering the following prizes:
Twenty-five dollars to tho best all-round
fiddler: 1.". to the second best Si to the
fiddler w.io best pUys "Arkaiisuw Tra
eler": $5 to tho fiddler who h. st pUs
"Irish W:e-herv.nman": 15 to the itdiller win.
I si plays "lied, Itooater": $.' lo Ihe tiddler
who best plavr. "Mocking ltird." with varia
tions; le.r lxs! own selection: V to the
llibil. r who besr nlai-- "Money Jlusk." fUs -mid
piixes of tl.: will be awarded for .--. -
mi best, and JC U al.i effered for the b,.-t
old-tim ' buck a;i. I w:og .Ian. t r
Ad-lrtcmal prizes, aie offered for the old
est, tallest, fattcs.. shortest, the hungriest
looking and the l agost-halred flOdlers.
Competitlou thrown cpen to all fiddlers
Will Issue Hoods.
Sdaila. Mo.. Ieo. M. 1 M. Itumsev. M.
Itums-y. James Green, U. A. Kinkelnburg
and Hesrge K. rtl-.ckford. St. louis capital
ists and stodchoklers in the Scdalln j' an 1
l'uel Company, yesterday aitendeil a direc
tors' meeting of the company. The direc
tors oted to increase the indebtedness of
the com,.any to Mo.imo by is-utng bonds to
that amount, such bonds to lie lifte-ti-year
gold bonis, bearing J per cent tnterco
It.-ilpli Deals Head.
nri-i r.i.ii- sJi:rii.
Dallas. Tex.. Dec. S!. Italph Dials-. t!:e
young man who was injured bv his horse
tailing 'ii him u week ago, died last l.irl,:.
Ho was u cousin of Frank Deats. the hoy
who accidentally killed himself at Port
Worth somo time ago with nn old pistil.
A brother was accidentally killed at Abilene,
four years ago.
Ton Thousand Poor Persons Fed.
Chicago. Oee. Jl. More than lvfrt of th
poor of i hlcago enjo.xI tu-day the fourth
. annual dinner given by
.An,erica. After this muli
the olunleers e.I
ltude had lx n f.'l
there remained enough food to supply -5iJ
poor families for several days.
I In l.-ii line liter MurcLel,
riipruiji si i-. t m
M s out.il II! Dec. 31 Mr Fcr.iinard
Halzi.nl. U( hi. r ai.. Miss Anna Sturekc-I were
nurro-sl to-cL. ty tie lUvcre.id Henry
LOT go. i.
)() pairs Ladies' Fine Dongola Lace
Boots, full coin toe, tip same, smooth
inner soles, thin edjjc, handsome
shoe, k2 .' to 8,
A to 1 ) j? G53
LOT 3o. 2.
1"0 pairs Ladies' Latest Style Lace
Boots, soft vici stock, full coin toe, stock
tip, a beautiful shoe, $ &
2. to S, A A to K ttD
LOT O. 3.
"0i pairs Ladies' Storm Boots, box
calf U) inches high), bulldog toe,
heavy soles, tip same, quite the thing,
TO THE PUBLIC-
nants " shopwocn "Odds and Ends" or "Job Lots," but the Aery choicest goods modern factories can
produce. See llfem. If you are not satisfied with bargains we offer you. no law can compel you to buy.
TUB WOKUtS tiHA.llESTJimr.LRY ESTABLISHMENT.
n ii B II ii 11 I ml II S5F3 RIFTS
-. Er.'?H3rif) BvySlBvw rSlfssti BtViU'vitB vvV.l tHbiiMi 6," 8 K
i'51 HBtiwifeSK KVigSgrjM Igb-Sefejs' aT''i PSA'a v$,Vs3 KthVil I ii i
l'rlrtMt lliiim In
Aiucrli'u fr Ilnr imhIii.
;r Write for oar Sew IWO Citalosue .7.000
MUCH UNCULTIVATED LAND
IN NEW POSSESSIONS.
thi:ii: KKsorucKs have
I.iii'cnti of .Statist it's oinjiiI-
forniiiiioii I.VIative to Coiistini
in and I'l-oducin-r 1'ower.
Till It-public Beau.
lllh St and I'ennsjlvaiflii A.
Wasliington. Iec. 31. Cuba, Puerto F.leo.
tho Hawaiian, Philippine and Sanioai. is
lands, their commerce, conditions and pro
ducing and consuming imwer, is the subject
of a monograph Just issued by tho Treasury
Bureau of SiatlbUtn.
The imports into Cuba in 1.K. when nor
mal conditions of prosperity prevalle-i, were
$.'.C.101.'2: those Of Pueitu llieo in 14i, V.
(.Mi.OTi; those of the Hawaiian Inlands in 11'S,
fll.SiO.SW, of the Philippines in IMS. ??l.fl."..
CZi. while llioso of the Sumoan Islali-ls in
lsi were Jlls.iW, the chief commercial value
of those islands Ik lug as a harbor and port
of repair, refuge and supplies.
The exports of the Islands haxe in cars
of propirily exfeded considerably their im
ports, in 1S92 Cuba's eporti A-ere )i,il
i". against I--.C.:0!.2 ot imports. tho- of
the Hawaiian Islands in JS. Ji7.,.74J.
ngalnst JlI.Ol.SM of imports, and thot of
the Philippines In li-1''. 53S.4iI.-!FI. against
Sa.S.1..''.. f importB.
Puerto Itico's ex?orts usually aliout equtl
her import', the density of population in
t!'a Island icijulringlarge Importations of
maniifaiturt-H and tho agricultural products
of the temperate zone. The exportations of
these islands consist chiefly of sujur, to
iincco. cort'ee, tropic:il fruits and in the oasa
of the Philippines, hemp. From Cuba tho
sugar exports under normal condition
formed fully fo'ir-tlfthi of the total value
of articles oxporled. From the Hawaiian
Islands sugar tornis irobably nine-tenths
of the total exportation. From the Philip
pines exports of sugar and hemp are about
equal In value, together forming about four
fifths of the normal exportatlons; while
from Puerto Itlco eoffeo is the largest item
of export. Its exportation having been in
liJ more than three limes as great In
value as sugar, nnd forming considerably
more than one-half ths total cxjiortK of the
Of tho 3,i0.0y1 acres composing the Island
of Cuba, not more than 2.'t,ojo have ev. r
been under cultivation. There are 17.'-'to
acres of viigin toies'. and '.'unu.i'o acres of
fertile plains wl u h have only served up to
this timo as restores and most of this land
is fertib . Similar condl'ions exist in the
Philippine Islai.ds. In IV' Hawaiian Is
1 1 nds the siigar-produiing area is being in
creased bv the introduction jMf irrigation.
Tlie eMior's oi sugar from the Hawaiian Is
lands in 1M", 1M'7 and lS.'-S, are nearly
double of those of li."''. IS7 and 1SSX. In
Puerto Hleo coffee production may be very
inateriallv increased liy the introluctlon"of
roads and facilities for reaching the in
ierlor of the island and traniortlng its
j rtslui ts to tlie coast. I-irge areas in the
n ountalnous jsirttoni of the island ar- cap
atle of producing coffee of high quality o
...in as thev can be brought under cultiva
tion and their products transported to the"
seaboard. . .,
tn Cuba coffee was at one time th" prin
I ripal source ot wealth, the value of its prod-
t Having rcacjieu
diirhig the early iurt
of tho crnturv about $SV00,- in a slnsle
ei.r -rue ln.iusrrv was esiaousii-a
the Fret.ch refugees from banto i-omingo.
After their expulsion the plantations passed
into the hands of Spaniards and Americans
and It Is estimated that there were at one
time six coffee estates to one of suirar. cof
fee plantations containing from iw to 1.
l.iOC") trees being in existence lu the Island
prior to 15 when the decline In the price of
coffee led to th" Introduction of sugar grow
ing. The tobacco-producing area In all or
the i-lands may also he materially In
Persons In Need.
I The following ndJItlons have lieen made
by Chief of Polico Campbell to his list, of
Happy Man! He Knows Harris' S2.95 Shoes. 520 Pins,
:.".( pairs Ldies'
lit M pans
.'I1 . to ', widths
LOT Wo. 8.
f)nr Rerrular Donirola Lace
and the best one on
earth at the price
Ho 110L class this sale with
nair of these Shoes are new.
OPEN UWTJL 10 O'CLOCK SATURDAY WSGHT.
THE LOWEST PRICES.
Koerjiiif s. Milled fret.
i '. k
Ill Sixl.-et.lil slit.
Mi- Am ie Ni.:
ol cir . oil. -N . I-..
Mrs. Annie Weill.
No'th S"V 'ill.
nil), lour small
children. No. 1WU
Xebi'jisUaii Insurant'' AlVairs
Lincoln, Neb., Dec. II. The chaotic state
In which the administration of Nebraska's
Insurance aifalrs have been for six months
or more ate at ii end. Recently tbe Supreme
'ourt held that the new Weaver insurance
taw was unconstitutional, the effect being
to relieve Insurance Commission, r V.ryant.
nppclntcsl by the Governor und r the new
law, from tli cares of oltlce. Th! Wii3 a
victory for State Auditor Cornell, who was
still maintaining a rival Insurance depart
ment under the old law.
A compromise, has now been effected bv
the Auditor agreeing to ullow the i laim for
salarv of Commissioner l.ryant and his as
sistant, the Commissioner lu turn pledging
to make an effort to secure a. rehtarinir of
tlie case before tho Supreme Court. Tho
Attornev Giner.il has decided that the
funds appropriated by the legislature sire
available for vse by the Auditor in admin
istering insurance affairs, the same us by
Commissioner Itryani under the Weaver
Itryant will turn his ie.-ords over to
th- Auditor to-morrow, recrlve the salary
waiiai'ts for himself ar.il assistants, and
tetire from oillce.
DOCTOR PURVES ACCEPTS.
To r.i-ruiiip Past or of l-'it'th Aiime
N. w York. I"" '. The formal accept
ance by the Heverend Doctor Prrws of the
pastorate of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian
Church was announced at the services at
that church this morning by tho Reverend
Doctor John Dixon, the iilstunt secretary
of the Ho.erd f Homo Missions of the Pres
Ioctor Curves is tho professor of New
Testament literature In the I'tincctnii The
ological Seminary and the pastor of tho
First l-r-sbyteil.in Church of iTtnccton.
Splendid olllces for rent in tho Mermod .t
Jaccard llrriaoof building, liroadway and
Locust. J17 M per Jnonth nnd tip.
J. T. WILSON RESIGNS.
SiiiK-.inteiuli-nt of t lit- North Texas
li:t HM- sriX'IAL
Terrell, Tex.. D'c. 31. J. T. Wilson, su
I rlnt. udent of the North Texas Insann
Asjluin. has tendered ids resignation, to
l,e effective on February 1. His sticcssor
has not bf n nnmed.
Is the unanimous, verdict of the patrons of
the Undell Hotel Uestaurant. Prompt and
perfeit servic . Open after tholer.
TAYLOR KIRK HANGING.
Oklahoma Shi-riffs Will Attend in
I ,.,,-,... .,.,,,
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El K-no. Ok . Dec. 31.- Tlie Oklahoma
Sheriffs- Association, v. In. h met in Okl i
homj. City jtsterd.'ty, adjourned to tnct
in EI Ileno on February 9. at which time
Tavlor Kirk will lie hanged here.
Few of the Sheriffs have ever witnes-iel a
hanging, and they want tone here when the
second execution in Oklahoma occurs.
Their Golden. Wedding.
Pi-kin. ID . Dec. 31.-Mr and Mrs Joseph
Stevens, prominent residents near Green
a!!c. celebrated their golden wedding ati
nlvers iry to-djy at their home, surrounded
bv their ch'Idren, grandchildren and many
i .Sf H ftsrt 13 gSM m Iti BIJEI0 EB'SV-
. r 3! :j t - ci n n n n av tat
i oau ia ww n ij
Soft Vici K..1 L
if T irlioc;
any other in shoe history.
No old stagers, residentals. '-Fire Ries,
mm GOR, BROADWAY
W&m ANO LUGAS Ml.
On BROADVAY, Cor. LOCUST ST.
! 'n.-.nuo from Ik!n. P-uria. I'. lacan ai.J
W finest engraved culling cards and be-t
ei.t oer nlate only Jl.Sl. at Mer:n d &. Jae-
j ard'?. Broadway ar.J Lo. ust. th.. society
'. stationers or St. Lou!:. One hundred cardi
' fiom plate, 51. W.
FAIR GROUNDS FIRE.
Much l-ro'K'i'ty and Ti-n l.are
' Horses Uurned at Topeka.
Topeka, Kas., Dec, 31. At an early hour
this, morning fire destroyed 110.00 worth of
pre pert v in the Fair Grounds. Kent's train
ing stables were dtstroed and trn blooded
track horses were burned to death Among
these were P D. 1 . Miss Emily and several
otl.r animals, valued ut Jl.OuO each. Kent's
ios will rearli Js.c-O. while the buildings,
which were owned by Shawnee County, were
valued at ;z .".
COLDEST DAY 0FTHE YEAR.
Zero in the
Suturbait c-iiurch-govrs yesterday morning
ruvrie.1 their curs with their hand! and
wallM very fa.st. The ladie did not nt
temjt to liold tlielr skirts so as to se.-ura
the lest effect. They sedulously kept their
linctc within their mutts.
At.Kirkwood tbe tin rmoin'trr registered
front two to fmu degrees aljve aero, lu
Wel.ttrr it was about ihe same. In Ellen
dale and Maolewood the mereiirv stixi.1 at
four lo live alsive. Jn Itenton tlie general
reifc Is six above. A west wind accentu
ated lie cold.
iR fi&&i ea&&sfcS4??&
To themany w ". during the opening da s of our Fire Salvage Sale of Shoes,
kindly nviTloeted the Inconveniences incldentsl to sotli occovlons. and to those
w ho offend thrirv.nrm sympathies for the toes couje-J by our recent fire, we Je
lre to ten ler our hearty thanks. With a store crowded as ours has been since tha
Inaugural in ol this sale It Is Impossible to personally thank each one. soweUks
this metbi d of doing so, at the same time w ishins to all
ctA HAPPY NEW YEAR..
Or). HI- BOBHMER,
.CIS C5XjI"V33 S,3sX33:'3C,.
S:iSI iks Jfc'is
YotJff an Get
-ur f ct TrIE
KJ "Skcct Car Facts" and
you will Icarn at what point
a transfer will ce given for
a transfer. Given free on
application at Republic Of
fice, Seventh and Olive Sts.
LOT No. 7.
4(rt pairs Men's Shoes, black 2nd tan,
any pair worth $2.")0 to ft
$:..."), sizes i to , A to C 1 IP
LOT S"o. 8.
oU0 pairs Men's Shoes, Russias, Ve
lours and Patent Leathers, late toe?,
heavy sole, everv pair worth $0 50
sizes G to' S, d? J
to K S
Shoes, almost any
style or leather, latest patterns, newest
designs, and everv pair new and fresh,
A to L w t&ixa a a w
V1I! Get Yoa
4 Three -Uno Ad. n
The Republic will brlnj
results . . .
." tertut Drui; Store wltt
iS fil a
For ovr hU a ccr.tnry th iKpu?-ir rentsly fra.
Irior ij a;i t:h'rs i!th vfey4 i clana la Kurcp-j
. uai Aireri a. ii.r in rrorcpi -mil cotjpi? cura
I f l"nF-?tartlin c recent cntt ot Oera&fiueie,
. ,Z th u-inry ui&n n rither ;ex. At ali drus
I ctftt. Tic buttl of C4 CBpSUU.
. &1 V s-.. X U-
EXECUTION DAY FIXED.
Henderson Piersuii Sentenced
J5e Han-'cd on l-'ebrnary 'J.
Dallas. Tex.. Dec. ji.-juage UhamDer?.
tt Clurksville yesterday evening, seatem
Henderson Ilerson to be hanged on. FTlday,
Plerson last week pleaded guilty to raar
elertnir his wife and his mother-in-law. an!
whs. given two death sentences.
He hai not made any appeal to tho State
Court of Criminal Appeals; neither has any
iriovemeat yet been zaad for executive
The llrjunt Ar "Iratton Collejte.
This sciioed thoroughly quiiiqes younj
people for business and as shorthand writ
ers, telegraph operators, etc.. and gradui
a:cs are successful In getting employment.
New term of day and night school be?ls5
January 3. Apple at the college office. Attn
floor of Century building, corner Olive aal
NOT BADLY DAMAGED. 4
Steamer Pelota 1'roeeeds on Her
Way to New York.
London. Dec 31 --The steamer Pelota from
llotte-rdam. which was ashore nrar Dunga
nes Friday night in a heavy storm, vroi
.li-awn off aboct ! o'clock this morning by
live tugs. Api'arently tho vessel has r.otjTe
eivel serious damace.. Sho proce-idcd'. on
her wav to Neiv lorlc