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PAUL JONES'S BODY.
it Has Been Found In Paris and Will
Be Brought To This
A dispatch from Paris says: The
remarkable search which Ambassador
Porter has conducted for the body of
Piul Jones has been crowned with
success by the discovery of the body
and its identification by the highest
French medical experts as unques
tionably that of the famous Ameri
-can admiral who founded the Ameri
can navy. Ambassador Porter cabled
to Washington announcing the suc
cessful results of his long and diffi
-cult search. The body is in a good
state of preservation considering
that the interment took place over ioo
The circumstances leading to the
final discovery of the body~are par
ticularly interesting. Gen. Porter has
conducted the search for the last five
years. and when congress recently
took no action on the president's
recommendation for the expenses in
cident to the search, the ambassador
continued the extensive labors at his
own expense. A large force of work
men has been engaged night and day
tunneling and cross tunneling the old
St. Louis cemetery. This constituted
a huge operation embracing nearly a
block covered with buildings and re
quiring a system of subterranean
Hundreds of wooden caskets were
iound but noT until Wednesday were
unearthed four leaden caskets which
gave promise of containing the body
of the admiral. Three of them bore
plates designating the names of the
deceased.. The fourth showed super
ior solidity of workmanship. No
plate was found on this casket and it
is supposed it was removed when an
other cofin was superimposed on it.
The leaden coffin was opened in the
-presence of Gen. Porter, Col. Bailly
Blanchard. the second secretary of the
American embassy. and Enginee.
Weiss. who has been directing the ex
cavation. The body was found to bc
well preserved owing to it,s being im
mersed in alcohol. It was wrapped
in a sheet with a packing of straw and
hay. Those present were immediate
ly struck by the resemblance of the
head to that on the medallions and
busts of the admiral.
As was anticipated no uniform,
decoration or sword were found, as all
such articles had been accounted for
after the burial.
The coffin is shaped like a mummy
coffin, which coffins were common at
that period, widening from the feet
to the shouders, with a round top
6tting over the head.
The coffin was taken to the medical
school where Doctors Capitan and
Papillaut, distinguished professors of
-the school of anth ropology, and rec
ognized authorities on such investi
~gations, were charged with making a
torough examination for the pur
pose of identification. To facilitate
this the ambassador furnished them
orraits and medallions, two busts
by Houdin, and authentic descriptions
of the color of the admiral's hair and
.he height and measurement of his
body. The identification was pro
-nounced complete in every particular.
Care has been taken to keep the
body in its present state of preserva
tion. It will be placed in a handsomle
casket and deposited in the receiring
vault of the American church on the
Avenue de L'Alma, until the ambas
sador can learn the opinion of the
goernent concerning the most ap
propriate means of transporting it to
-the United States and giving a fitting
sepulchre to the body of the illus
trious sailor whose place of burial has
so long remained a mystery.
Bryan, Johnson and Dunne.
Chicago, April 15-With hands
outstretched in greeting, Win. Jen
-nings Bryan and Mayor Tom John
son of Cleveland called together on
Thursday upon the newly elected
mayor of Chicago, Edward F. Dunne.
"We want to shake hands with the
western conqueror," said Col. Bryan.
"And 'I want to return the greeting
to the idol of his party." responded
M ayor Dunne. who then stretched
hs hand to grasp that of the munici
pal ownership mayor of Cleveland.
Then followed a half hour's discus
sion of Chicago's problem. "The
municipal ownership election in Chi
cago means more than any man can
asate.-deace Col. Bryan, smiling
broadly. "I am here, like my irier
Tom Johnson, to participate in t
night's Jefferson banquet but I a
here for more than that-to greet tl
greatest mayor in the west.
Can the Tree Be Destroyed?
Greenwood, April 16.-A case of u
usual interest has arisen here invol
ing the right of a town council to c
down trees situated on property b
longing to private citizens, but whe
such property is, and has been, us<
as a sidewalk. A few days ago tt
town council of Greenwood order<
the street overseer to cut down a tr
s'anding in the middle of a sidewa
adjoining the premises of Dr. R.
Epting. The land really belongs
Dr. Epting, but has been used f
some years as a sidewalk. Remo
strances failing to stop the procee
ings to mutilate. cut down and d
stroy said tree, Dr. Epting. throug
Messrs. McGhee & Richardson, atto
neys. secured yesterday from Assi
ciate Justice Eugene B. Gary
chambers at Abbeville an order r
straining the town council fro:
further attempts to cut down th
tree. The order is temporary ar
will be argued at Abbeville on th
In the district court in Wichit
Kansas, on Friday, Carrie Natio
Myra McHenry and Mrs. Lucy Wi
hoit were found guilty of destroyin
property and sentenced to jail b
Judge Wilson. Mrs. Nation was fine
$250 and given four months in ja
Mrs. McHenry. two months and
fine of $150, and Mrs. Wilhoit, twei
ty-five days in jail and a fine of $i5
Sentence was . suspended pendir
good behavior. The offence was con
mitted September 30 last, when th
wc,nen broke the windows of
wholesale liquor house. The wome
voluntarily surrendered some tin
Sources of the Money.
Representative Branch of Morga
county. the "military man" of th
house, has had som' unusual exper
en- es, says the Indianapolis Sta
The fact that he is chairman of th
committee on military affairs very o
ten cause his colleagues to ask hir
"It was while attending a militar
school a good many years ago that
formed the habit of taking Ion
walks before breakfast," said Branc
to a group of friends. "One mornin
I happened to be strolling throug
the town near which the school wa
located when I was 'touched' by a
old fellow, whose tale of hard luc
would have melted a stone.
"'But my good fellow,' I said,
have not a cent with me this mornini
I spent my last penny last night, an
my check from home won't reach rr
"The old man wasn't satisfied.
"'Look through your pockets,' 11
begged, 'maybe you'lI find something
"Well, if I've got any money
these clothes you can have every cer
of it.' I said to him, and I bega
turning my pockets inside out justt
show him that I was 'strapped.'
"Well, would you believe me, a si
ver dollar dropped out of one of xi
pockets and rolled on the sidewalk.
"Delighted, the old man quick1
grabbed it up and said 'thanks.'
"He was much bigger than I and
said, 'certainly I am glad I can hel
you, but really, I didn't know it wi
"All the way back to school I wvoi
dered how that dollar came to bei
"And did you ever find out?" aske
"Oh, yes; when I got back to it
room my roommate told me that
was wearing his pants."
Protecting a Bride and Groom.
A bride and groom had been mu<
troubled by the stares of people
hotels wherever they went. So wh<
they arrived at the next ho'tel tI
groom called the colored head-wa
"Now, George," he said, "we ha,
been bothered to death by peop
staring at us because we are just ma
red. 'We want to be free from th
sort of thing here. Now, he:-e's tv
dollars. and remember I tru~st yc
not to tell people that we are ju
married, if they ask you. Unde
"Yas, sah!" said George; "I unde
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d of Chicago. To have the label
1. of either of these makes of
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perfect fit, best style and best
quality for the price that money
can buy. We have suits for
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a materials at $7.50, $8.00,
* $9.00, $10.00, $12.00, 14.00,
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All went well that day. But the
following morning when the couple
came down to breakfast the staring
was worse than ever. Chambermaids
in the hail snickered; the clerks be
h hind the desk nudged each other; ev
t erybody in the dining-room stared.
n When the couple returned to their
eroom it was only to see a head stick
.ing out of nearly every room down
the long hall.
e This was too much. This was the
r- Angered beyond control, the groom
t went to the desk and called for the
st "Look here, you old fool," said the
r- groom, "didn't I give you two dol
lars to protect my wife and myself
r- from this staring business?"
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"Then how about this staring?"
asked the irate groom. "It's worse
here than anywhere. Did anybody
ask if we were just married?"
"Yas, sah; several folks did," re
"Well, what did you tell them ?"
"I tole 'em, sah," replied the honest
negro, "you wuzn't married at all."
Mixed Meter With His Staple.
Representative Brousard, of Louis
iana, tells of a man who lived in New
Orleans who was a cotton broker dur
ing the week and a full-fledged
preacher oui Sunday. He mixed busi
ness with his religion in a manner
surprising to the natives. Several
year,s ago there had been great up
aheavals is the marker and the bulls
being Dressed Right,
Hat, Shoes and
thing for Easter
have all the new
id Children and
and we undersell
And we have not overlooked
the boys. Mothers, wiil you
not look up your wants in the
boys' line, and come here for
the best on earth for the price.
Our $2.50 Suits, all wool, will
be sold at $2.00 each.
Our $3.00 Suits, all wool, will
be sold at $2.50 each.
Our $4.00 Suits, all wool, will
be sold at $3.00 each.
The above prices are give
in order to make room. We
are too much crowded and
overstocked in this department.
100 pairs of good, durable
Boys' pants at 25c. pair
100 pairs of good wool pants
at 35 and 50c. pair.
es and Oxfords
e for Men, Ladies
styles and best
di stylish colors.
) to $4.00.
efore You Buy.
s, Shirts, Collars, Cuffs,
3ome to see us often.
WROE RED TO FOOT.
and bears had been having a high jink
-time. The entire week was one 'of
intense excitement and strain on the
men who dealt in the staple. For
tunes were made and lost in a jify.
When Sunday came the broker
preacher went to his church, ascend
ed the pulpit, and began services as
"WVe will sing to the praise of the
Lord in opening these services the
427th hymn-long staple."
"The good man," says the repre
sensative, "meant to say 'long meter,'
but his mind was evidently on the
fleecy staple in which his cash was
A man must be short on character
when he has to ass.ert himself by