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It was agreed In tho senate on tho 2Sth
to vote on the Porto IUco bill and nil pend
ing amendments on April 3. Tho Alnslin
Eovernmcnt bill was further consid
ered. ...In tho house the time was devoted
prnctlcnlly to tho consideration of thu
army appropriation bill. The conference
reports on the unrcnt deficiency and tlio
pension appropriation bills were a'sreed to.
Tho senate on the Mth agreed to tho con
ference report on the diplomatic and con
sular appropriation bill; heard an extended
speech by Senator Bevcrldgo In hupport o(
free trade 'with Porto Itlco, and by n vote
of S3 to IS refused to strike from the bill
tho provision levying 15 per cent, of the
Dlngley law duties on Porto Itlco prod
ucts. ...In tho house tho army appropria
tion bill was passed with nn amendment
to open soldiers' homes to officers and men
of tho volunteer and rccular armle3 In
capacitated by service during or since the
Tho Porto Rico bill occupied most of trm
time In tho senate on the 30th ult., Senator
Troctor (Vt.) speaking In favor of freo
trade. ...In tho house a bill was Introduced
to Increase tho term of office of tho presi
dent of tho United States to six years, tho
president to bo lnellglblo to reelection, and
providing that representatives shall bo
elected ovcry three years. Tho naval ap
propriation bill (Wl.000,000) was reported'
and war claims were considered.
Consideration of tho Porto mean bill was
completed In tho sonnto on tho 31st ult.,
with tho exception of two amendments.
Senator Fairbanks mado a. lengthy speech
defending the 15 per cent, tariff.. ..In tho
liouso tho fortifications appropriation bill
was passed as It came from tho commit
tee. It carries J7,003,4S3. A resolution was
adopted to reelect the present board of
managers of tho national soldiers' home.
Tho Iowa legislature has passed a
bill prohibiting prize fighting.
Hear Admiral Benjamin V. Day has
been placed on the retired list.
North Holland's (Mich.) name has
been changed to Cronje in honor of
The boiler of n locomotive on the
Norfolk & Western railroad exploded
at Urecdcn, W. Vn., killing Sam C.
Buck, the engineer, and Fireman Da
Admiral Dewey was tho guest of
honor nt a banquet given by Gen.
John 3d. Schoficld at St. Augustine,
Charles E. 3Iacrum, ex-eonsul at
Pretoria, told the hous'a foreign af
fairs committee of alleged indignities
be suffered at the hands of the Brit
ish during his incumbency.
Bobbers broke into the Ulland bank
at Ilanlontown, la., blew open the
safe, stole $2,000 In currency and es
caped. In attempting to treat a sightless
eye n. Chicago physician operated on
the wrong one and left Miss Anna Dud
ley totally blind.
Boxing protected by law will cease
in New York after September 1.
A daughter wns. born to Governor
General and Mrs. Woodnt Havana.
"Tallow Dick" Combs, n negro, was
nrrestcd nt Beattyvillc, Ky., charged
with being an accessory to the nssassl
iintion of Gocbcl.
Fred Reynolds, a woodchopper nt
Bed Beach, Me., while insane killed bis
wife and one son with nn ax.
Police Capt. Thomas was indicted
in New York for failure to suppress
Fire originating in the Grand Avenue
hotel destroyed two blocks of build
ings at South MeAlester, Ind. T.
A special train on the Atchison, To
peka. & Santa Fe road ran from Los
Angeles, Cab, to Chicago, 2.205 miles, in
67 hour.s and 10 minutes, breaking all
In a fight between a sheriff's possp
and a gang ot outlaws near Navajo
Springs, N. M., two of the posse were
Five men were killed and several seri
ously injured by n cave-in at Spokane,
A counterft'il has been discovered of
the one-dollar treasury note, check let
ter B, series 1891, B. K. Bruce, register.
Four passengers were drowned by tlje
sinking of the French steamer George
Croi&c outside the port of Santo Do
mingo, Three children were burned to death
in a lire which destroyed the farm
house of John Brnsslll in East Provi
dence, It. I.
An alarming spread of smallpox in
Illinois Is reported to the Mate board
of health, which fenrs nn epidemic.
The strike of tho 0,000 machinists
,ta Chicago has been settled.
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A TOK'S RECORD
Tho exchanges nt tho leading clear
ing houses in tho United States dur
ing tho week ended on tho 30th ult.
aggregated $1,720,R00,870, ngainst $1,
600,258,218 tho previous week. Tho de
crease compnrcd with the. correspond
ing week of 1890 was 8.8.
There were 203 business failures in
tlio United States in tho seven days
ended on thu 30th ult., against 183 the
week previous and 194 in tho corre
sponding period of 1899.
George Webster was hanged in
Spokane, Wash., for tho murder of
Mrs. IiIbc Ashland.
Joseph C. Hurst was hanged nt Glen
dlvc, Mont., for the murder of Sheriff
The Columbia theater, one of the old
est and most popular play houses in
Chicago, was destroyed by fire, the loss
John 1 Inytdlp, a horse trainer, was
found guilty in Kansas City, Mo., of
murdering his wife nnd Maud Mitchell
and sentenced to 90 years Imprison
ment. The war department has shipped 50
tons of candy to soldiers in the Philip
pines. Employers of labor before the in
dustrial commission in Chicago pre
dicted revolution as the outcome of
Hlppolytc Schneider, of Pittsburgh,
Pn.,commltted suicide by shooting him
self and then jumping over Ningarn
Three robbers seized four men at tlio
Belleville. (111.) brewery, locked them
in n refrigerator car and took $50,000
The transport Grant sailed from San
Francisco for Manila with n number
of assistant surgeons and 5,000 tons of
The Inst bulletin of the department
of labor shows that of 19 necessaries of
life controlled by trusts only three
have advanced In price since 1S90.
The transport Sheridan arrived in
San Francisco from Manila with 410
The Philippine commission will sail
for Manila April 15.
Fred Boss and Frank Tucker, fire
men, were killed by falling walls in n
lire which destroyed the central high
school in Owoseo, Mich., valued at $125,
000. President Harper announced that he
had secured the $2,000,000 donation
to the University of Chicago necessary
to secure a like nmount from John D.
Heavy frostb damaged the fruit and
vegetable crops in central and south
James O'Boyle killed his wife and
himself at Scranton, Pa. Domestic
trouble was the cause.
Fred W. Atkinson, principal of the
Springfield (Mass.) high school, has
been offered the position of superin
tendent of education in the Philippine
Business throughout the country dur
ing the first quarter of 190O has ex
I'EItSO.NAI. AND POLITICAL.
Harvey L. Goodall, proprietor of the
South Side Dally Sun nnd the Chicago
Drovers' Journal, died at the age of
Ex-Congressman W. II. Stanton, a
prominent lawyer, died in Scranton,
Pa., aged 50 years.
John A. Barnes, of Ohio, the United
States consul nt Cologne, Germany,
died in that city.
Congressional nominations: Illinois,
Thirteenth district, Vespasian Wnrncr
(rep.) renominated; Ohio, fourth dis
trict, It.B. Gordon (dem.) renominated;
Kansas, third district, George W.
George It. Sands, for many years the
champion clog dancer of the world,
died in New York, aged 59 years.
Philctus Sawyer, ex-United States
senator from Wisconsin, died nt his
home in Oshkosh in his eighty-fourth
Alabama prohibitionists have nomi
nated W. B. Crumpton, of Jefferson,
C. K. Holliday, one of the founders
of the Santa Fe railway and' founder
of the city of Topeka, Kan., died there,
aged "G years.
Miss Felicity Pickard died at her
home in Plymouth, Mass., aged 103
years, 9 months and 10 days.
Mrs, Geary, Hyland died nt her
home In Orange, N. J aged 103 years.
James W. Owens died at Newark, 0
nged 02 years He served in the Fifty
first and Fifty-second congresses.
Charles II. Gibson, former United
States senator from Maryland, died
suddenly in Washington of heart dis
ease, aged 57 years.
Sidney A, Kent, a Chicago millionaire
and philanthropist, died at Suiliold,
Conn., aged CO years.
Viceroy Curzon says that 5,000,000
persons arc receiving famine relief in
Albanians nnd Macedonians have re
fused obedience to tho Sultan and n
revolution may be near.
Advices received in London say the
Boers were concentrating in force
about 15 miles north of lUocmfontcin',
in the rear of Glen, nnd Lord Roberts
was sending forward troops to engage
them. President Kvujjw has prom
ised to retake Blocmfoutclu within n
week. Lord Mcthuen nnd the forces
that hnd been operating In tho Darkly
district novo been recalled to Kimber
ley. Turkey has prohibited Imports of
Tho head of the army of Lord Rob
erts was 51 miles north of Bloemfon
tcln. It occupied a cluster of lilllb
won from tho Boers after a stilt fight,
In which tho British lost seven offi
cers and nearly 150 men. Kruger has
warned tlio women unri children to
leuve Bloomfoiitein within flvo dajB,
as hu intends to bombard nnd destroy
Morales ni Gonzales were hanged nt
San Carlos in tlio Philippines for mur
dering a countryman,
Archibald Forbo.v, tho well-known
wnr correspondent, died in London.
Congress may clinngo tlio war-revenue
net so as to bring less money Inf n
the national treasury.
The Southern Cross antarctic expedi
tion arrived nt New Zealand nnd re
ported having located tho southern
Advices received in London say that
six guns nnd n British convoy return
ing from Tlinba Ncliti to Blocmfon
tcin were ambushed nnd captured by
Boers. Tho loss of life was not grcnt,
since most of the British hnd walked
Into the trnp before a shot wns fired.
President Diaz opened the spring ses
sion of the Mexican congress and in his
message said tlio nation showed un
checked progress In every branch.
The Chinese Gen. Tana, who has been
terrorizing nnd devastating the prov
ince of Panay, surrendered nt Legnspi
to Brig. Gen. Kobbe and was taken to
At Putney, England, the fifty-scv-onth
annual boat race between the
Universities of Oxford and Cambridge
was won by the latter.
MINOR NEWS ITEMS.
Mrs. James G. Blaine Is collecting her
husband's letters for publication in a
An immense body of crystallized lead
ore has been found on the outskirts
of Helena, Mon I.
Liquor exports to Cuba, Porto llico
and the Philippines have decreased
since the Spanish war.
In the last 30 years 9,675 lives were
lost in and about the anthracite coal
mines of Pennsylvania.
Former Secretary of the Interior
Hoke Smith has sold the Atlanta (Ga.)
Journal to n Boston syndicate.
Ex-President Cleveland says the Nic
aragua canal should be regarded as the
United States' gift to the world.
While in the Philippines Gen. Wheel
er learned several Filipino dialects,
which he can speak with fair fluency.
Workingmcn in California arc be
coming alarmed at the steadily increas
ing number of Japanese immigrants.
Cotton spinners of Japan hac organ
ized n cotton ynrn trust, the object be
ing to meet growing competition from
the United States.
The president of the Mexico, Cuerna
vaca & Pacific railroad says Mexico is
just entering a remarkable era of rail
Germany and Russia are said to have
reached an agreement as to railway
concessions, practically dividing Asia
Minor between them.
The first American coal ever shipped
to Japan has arrived at Nagasaki. The
Eteamer Needless has reached that port
with C.O00 tons from Virginia.
Fourteen thousand people have en
gaged passage from Pacific coast ports
to Cape Nome, Alaska, on the first lleet
of steamers, which sails about May 1.
The Pennsylvania supreme court has
held that a company Incorporated in
Kuothcr state and not registered in
Pennsylvania cannot recover in an ac
tion at law.
Cyril Arthur Pearson, principal own
er, manager nnd editor of Pearson's
Magazine and many other journals, in
tends shortly to launch a London daily
newspaper, modeled on American lines.
Naval authorities have decided that
Guam strategically is of scarcely less
value thnn Ilnwnii, r.nd have begun the
preparation of plans to make it one
of the most important naval bases on
The president has "nominated Smith
McPherson, of Iowa, to be United
States district judge for the bOtiUiern
district of Iowa. Mr. McPherson now
represents the Ninth Iowa district in
Nearly oil the building trades in In
dianapolis are new affected by strikes.
Carpenters, pliunbws, hod carriers and
bricklayers, are out. The trouble was
precipitated by the going into effect of
a new wage scale.
The canals of New York sitate -will
be opened on April 21 unless the
weather prevents. The canals were
opened on April 20 last year, which
was one of the earliest dates in its his
The Carnegie Co. has purchased 10,
000 .shores of .the Steele of tho Pitits
burg, Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad
Co. from Col. Samuel B. Dick, chair
man of the ixkuI, for a sum said to
range elose to $400,000 nnd Col. Diele
has rati red from -the moaitigeinent of
All 4 he coal mines at Linton, Ind.,
'have been closed and 1,100 miners are
idle. The failure of line operators and
miners to reach on ngreemcoit on the
weekly "pay and powder questions
o:uucd the ttie-up.
The employing plntftarecs of Minne
apolis, Minn., have locked out their
men pending itlie seititlement of their
dispute a, to hours. The carpenters
have asked an advance from 25 to 32
cunts noi .hour, but though fMs has
been refuwd they are still at work.
'Die secretary of the treasury has
sent nn urgent TcquesS to congress to
make. $5011,00(1 inunctllaibjly available
to pjinbfo -the marine hospital service
to flglut the plague and otiiw diseases
thnt mnv nnncar nt miv moment. In
Hie niBiml estimates, submilitcd last'
December. $300,000 amis asked for this
purpose, but it is already seen Mint
this nimtiirnt will be insufficient.
L. A. W. divisions in charge of tho
construction of ilhe trunk line side
path between New York r.nd Chicago
are Avorlahig AvltJi nil possible npeeil
on the project. The path, starting
from Now York, v"l pasn through
Poughkcepsie, AJibrr.iy, Kohenectady,
UtU'ii. Syracuse, Rochctiter, Ba.tavla,
lbiffnlo, Uric. AflhinbuJu, Cleveland,
Klyrki, Toledo, Butler, Goshen, Elk
hart and South Iteml to Chicago.
HynotcoH0 to 31 tbo (-cxilo cm tho 3d
patihod tho Porto Klcan tnrln nnd Kovrrnniont
hill. All tio (r-o trnaoiunaiultiiontK WEro ,e.
f'ltt it. Tlio principal tpccrliiR iiiaCo tlurltiE.
tlis day ncru by Mr Muson, pcjIiisI tho tilt
n ml Mr. Foraliur, la fuvor ot It... .Thu licit";
bewn cfmMdoriitlcm of tbo MitmtlUU' for Hie
a-nnt'i llitwitllun government bill, tbo hkiyo
mont belnt: iliul u linn) vnlo should bo aktn on
tbu bill at! p. in. oa tbo (la.
Proceeding or IIolli nrnnclicn or tlio
Columbus, March 29. Senate Bills
passed: To establish the office of state
lire marshal; authorizing trustees of
Ohio State university to refund ccr
inin Indebtedness; authorizing tho
Ohio state board of agriculture to is
sue $50,000 in bonds for now build
ings; construing nil salary InAvs nft'ect
ing county officers passed by the pres
ent general assembly as not to apply
to officers elected previous to the en
actment of the law; appropriating
$100,000 to build a structure for, tho
college of law, nnd $125,000 for a build
ing for tho college of phys-lcs nt tho
Ohio State university; authorizing the
governor 'to commission certain facul
ty officers of chartered Institutions
giving military instruction; authoriz
ing Halo township, Hardin county, to
expend $3,000 for n township hall;
creating a iioav election precinct In
North field township, Summit county;
providing for the improvement of pub
lic roads, so thait when a majority of
the resident oAvners of any real estate
lying Avithin n mile of any public road
petition county commissioners for the
improvement of such road, it shall be
clone; prohibiting the erection of a
crematory wuthin 300 feet of a dwell
dAvelllng house; to repeal nn act
passed in 1SS2 establishing a meteoro
logical bureau for Ohio, and creating
a Aveathcr and crop service for dis
scminntion of crop statistics.
House. The Secse bill, providing for
the establishment of state normal
schools, amended by reducing the
number from five to one, Avas defeat
ed for the second time.
The bill extending the provisions of
the county depository I.iav to city and
village school districts, Avas lost.
The Hendly bill providing for the
examination of barbers by a staite
board was defeated.
The senate resolution to provide for
sine die adjournment on April 16, wns
Bills passed: Permitting township
trustees to divide -townships into road
districts, nnd issue bonls not exceed
ing $100,000 for the improvement of
such roads, if proposition be approved
by n A-ote of the people; authorizing
commissioners of Paulding county to
build three bridges over Auglaize river,
cost not to exceed $35,000; authorizing
trustees of iew Lyme township, Ash
tabula county, to submit to electors a
proposition to relieve 'the bondsmen of
John Noble, late treasurer of the
township; bill introduced placing un
incorporated banks under same laws
Avith respect to taxation ns now apply
to incorporated and national banks.
Columbus, March 20. Senate. Ac
tion on the Merchant two-cent fare
bill was deferred until next Wednes
day. Action on the resolution provid
ing for a sine die adjournment oa
April 10, Avas also postponed until next
Bills passed: Authorizing the city
of Canton to issue $75,000 in bonds for
storm sewer purposes; to create a ju
dicial court fund in Mercer count ;
prolonging the life of the state canal
commission for two yeara; nmendlng
the laAv providing for the purchase of
A'Oting machines so as to provide tha
a majority vote of the persons A-otlng
upon the propesition Is necessary to
carry it; fixing compensation of clerks
of county boards of equalization at S3
per day; to legalize the appointment
of messengers for county boards of
equalization and fixing their compen
sation at J per day.
The senate adopted Mr. Wirt's joint
resolution providing for the appoint
ment of a commission to revise and
codify the taxation lavvs and report to
the next general assembly.
House. Tlio bill providing for the
taxation of unincorporated banks un
der the same law as applied to incor
porated and national banks was re
ported back AA-ith the recommendation
that it be pas-sed.
The primary election bill Avas favor
ably reported, and it amis made a spe
cial order for next Tuesday.
By a A-ote of 73 to 17 the bill creat
ing a pension fund for Cleveland
schooi teachers, avos passed. The bill
provides that each teacher shall con
tribute 1 per cent, of their annual sal
ary, and after twenty-five years of ac
tive Avork, each Avill be entitled to re
ceive a pension equal to one-half the
yearly compensation, for life. Any
one voluntarily leaving the schools
shalJ forfeit the money contributed to
the pension fund.
The house refused to concur in the
passage of the senate bill abolishing
the state board of pardons and creat
ing a board of pardon advisors. The
bill was regarded as a "ripper" by i.'he
house, as it legislated out of office the
present members of the pardon board.
The house refused to concur Avlth
the senate in a resolution to adjourn
from Friday until Tuesday on account
of the spring elections.
Bills passed: Appropriating $15,000
to exterminate and prevent tho spread
of the San Jose scale on trees, the
Avork to be done under direction of th
Ohio experimental station; to permit
humane societies to employ an attor
ney, to be paid out of the public fund;
providing that county esmmissioners
shall appoint free turnpike commis
sioners on petition of n maioritv ot
land owners along the line of proposed
road; authorizing guardians of insane
or minors to mortgage real estate,
make Improvements, or pay debts; re
quiring township trustees to purchase
copies of revised tatutes for use of
justices of the peace; fixing salary j
.Jefferson county commissioners nt
$1,000; alloAving members of Cleveland
fire department two avccIcs' vacation
Avlthout loss of pay; authorizing the
council of Canton ito tax bicycles and
Columbus, March 30. Senate. The
senate concurred in the house amend
ment providing for adjournment of
the general aifeeinbly till Tuesday, ou
account of Monday being election day.
liltls introduced: To authorize the
commissioners of Guernsey county to
construct free 'turnpikes mid improve
county roads, the excuse not to ex
ceed $30,000 in any one year, and
bonds to bu issued to meat the ex
pense, J louse. The I)e Ran freight regu
lation bill, taken from the committee
on railroad and telegraphs and made
n special order, vvns again recommit
ted to the committee, the motion re
lieving the committee and making it
a special order having been reconsidered.
Tho Ankency bill establishing a
standard gauge for electric railways
was indefinitely postponed.
The committer on taxation reported,
recommending the passage of Senator
Sleber's bill to prevent double taxa
tion an the stock of foreign companies
doing business in Ohio.
Tho general fish nnd game bill, rre-
pared by the state commission nnd a
special committee, Avas made a special
order for next Tuesday.
Bills passed: Authorizing the com
missioners of Lake county to Join avIMi
the council of Palnesvllle in improv
ing n road: nuthoriiing tho commis
sioners ot Clinton nnd Fulton counties
to pay an additional $1 per dny to real
estate nHscssorv, authorizing the coun
cil ot Cleveland to Issue $300,000 In
bonds for a bridge; authorizing Cleve
land to issue $150,000 in bonds to con
struct bridges; permitting banks in
Hamilton and ZanesA-illc having a
paid-up capital of $50,000 to become
custodians of trust funds.
Columbus, April 3. Senate. Bills
passed: Exempting bequests to the
state ar 1 political subdivisions from
the provisions of the collateral inher
itance tax law; requiring thnt before
life insurance companies can sell or
transfer their risks they must, first
notify the superintendent of insur
ance, who in turn shall give notice to
the Htockholders, the governor, attor
ney general and superintendent of in
surance to constitute a commission to
fix terms of sale; making it a felony
for parents avIiosc children are semt to
county children's homes through neg
lect, to fail to pay expense of their
maiinttennucc at such (institutions; re
quiring persons to give notice of in
tention to ask remission of taxes, and
give description of property upon
which remission Avill be asked.
House. Many petitions nnd memor
ials Avere presented, a largo majority
requesting; the passage of the Duff bill
to require the tcacliing of s-cicntifie
temperance in the public schools.
Memorial resolutions Averc offered
on the death of Hon. Samuel Ilillls,
who represented Belmont county in
the house for four years, and who died
nt llnrncsville March 29; also on the
death of Hon. Robert Star, a member
of the Seventy-second general assem
bly from Williams county. Kach res
olution Avas adopted.
Bills introduced: To authorize mu
nicipal corporations to regulate the
placing of electric wires in buildings
nnd to license electricians; allowing
salaries of 5000 each to the president
and secretary of the Cleveland Monu
ment association; amending s-itatutc
so that notice need not be given to
owner of property in Avhlch liquor is
sold, to render him liable for dam
ages; to increase the pay of school
enumerators to $2 per e.ich 100 persons
enumerated; to authorize the council
of Ncnia to transfer $1,000 from the
bridge to (the street fund; requiring
county commissioners to care for sol
diers' burial grounds; giving county
coirrmisionera power to reduce the
width of state roods or any part there
of to not less than. 30 feet; increasing
the salaries of the Columbus board of
elections from S-tOO to $700; providing
for uniformity in accounts of munici
palities; requiring quasi corporations
to keep accurate separata accounts;
prowding for civil service in oil Ohio
BULLETS FOR FOUR.
Employe or nSuio Worltn.Mioof Three
ot Ilia Follow AVurlinicn and Then
Cincinnati, March 31. In a fit of
temporary insanity, William Card,
aged 23 years, yesterday shot three
men and then killed himself. Gard
was a vamlsher nt the Victor Safe and
Lock works, n brother-in-law of Harry
Stump, superintendent of the plant
nnd n man Avlthout any bad habits.
He Avas known ns a sober, industrious
man avIio supported his widoAved
mother. While the employes of the
Victor Avorks Avere taking their noon
lunch Gard, without provocation or
warning, commenced firing promiscu
ously at them and caused such con
sternation that a riot alarm avus turn
ed in and paitrol Avagons hastened to
K. Miller, of Madisonville. Avas shot
In the head and fatally injured.
Thomas Waldron was shot through
the nose and John Guthjahr was shot
through the shoulder. Othr shots
Avcnt astray. All the victims are at
the hospital and doing A-ell,. except
Miller. The injuries of Waldron and
Guthjahr are serious, but not danger
ous. Gnrd fled and later took a car for
tho home of his mother and shot him
self us soon as he reached home, dying
Attempt to Aiphj'xliUc n Family.
Cincinnati, April -1. Mrs. Aiken,
who ATth her daughter, Mrs. C. O.
Winold, nnd two children, and the
nurse were poisoned almost fatally
last Friday, told the police yesterday
tJr.it Thursday night, .March 20, .some
one attempted to kCll the entire fam
ily by asjiiiyxinrtlon. She says nearly
every jet in Vhe houe was "turned on.
She arose, when Miss Gillen, the serv
ant, who confessed to buying the poi
son, said: "Don't light ti match; you
avIII burn us up." The gas in the Gil
len girl's room Avas ot tunned on, and
a sdde door aviis found open.
Bioy Killed by u Traill.
Clcvclund, April 4. An accident
which resulted fatally occurred on the
N'el'cl Plate tracks shortly after noon
on Tuesday. Michael Palacky, a 13-ycar-old
lwy, was playing on the
tiraks when he was struck by a Nick
el Pl.ite tr.ilu. BaMi ills arms awl
both his legs were taken off and yet
he did not die until placed on nu oper
ating table In n -hospital.
l)cuoj' TroplileK to Go to u ZIii.ieuiiii
Washington, April 4. Admiral
Dewey has decided to deposit his en
tire collection of trophies in the Xn
tional .Museum, including the word
presented to him by congress and the
(Treat loving cup procured by popular
subscription. The object in eo doing
is to give the public nn opportunity
to view the eollecUon.
A I'urllamonlury Deudlocb.
Itome, April 4. A parliamentary
deadlock was reached Tuesday in the
Italian ehamber of deputies when the
entire yocluIUt group left the house
us n protest ugtdust u violation of the
Tlio pastor of the First Presbyte
rian church nt Pine Bluff, Ark., wan
telling his congregation of his trav
els in the Holy Land, and closed hie
remarks with this incident, illustrat
ing American enterprise: "JYhen atr
'Jacob's Well' he drew thercf Juim Avith
his own hpnds a bucket of water;,
after doing co and looking at the tin
bucket, he found it avos a lard bucket
rrith the nnmo of 'Swift and Com
pany' branded on same, Avhich Ava'
Ihe same as he had seen in Pine BIuflT
many times." Kansas City Gazette.
A Mtrrury Help.
Cnnihil King (to poet laureate) Wlial'r
wrong with that coronation ode? Can't you
Laureate I can't get enough feet in thr
King Officer of the guard, go out and nit
enough feet off thoe ulavos to supply ths
poet laureate'd needs. It shall never bo
Mid that Kinn Onmbalensknen did not en-
courage literature to the limit. llallimore
American. , ,
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cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
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We, the undersigned, have known F. J,
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tinnsactionu and financially able to carry
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Walding, Kinnan & Marvin, Wholesale
Druggists, Toledo, Ohio.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
acting directly upon the blood and mucouo
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Hall's Family Pill nrr the best.
Why TUer Were Nolnjr.
"nere, here! What are you little girl
making so much noise about?" exclaimed tho
little girls' papa, looking up from his paper..
"We're just playing we're niAtnm&'s wliut
party' chorused the little girls. Philadel
From Babr la the IllKh. Chatr
to grandma in the rocker Grain-0 isvgcod for
the whole family. It is the long-desired sub
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or injures the digestion. Made from pure
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end is come to stay. It makes for hefllth
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I Annually Says Tale I
In the spring those Pimples,
Bolls, Kruptions and General
Bad Feelings indicate that there
are cobwebs in the system. It
needs a thorough brushing, and j.
itf.-e best brush is Hood a Sarsa- k,
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A eradicates Scrofula, subdues Salt 4
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7 Avhlch causes Rheumatism in T
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A physical system. k
f "We have used nood's Sarsapa- If
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J spring medicine. It builds up V
T the general system and gives r
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I Whitcland, Indiana.
in !! si i mi si ii ml irTHJTrt
Collars & Cuffs
economical; made oi
line clr-'th, and finished
in pure surcn an
tio Laundry Woefb
When soiled discard. Ten collars or fire
pairs ot cults, 25c My mail, joe. Send 6c,
in sumps ror sample collar or pair ox cutta.
Name size and style.
REVERSIBLE COLLAR CCDeotl 8. BOSTON
Is one cf tbo earnest baxbineri of spring a
equally euro Indication Is tbat feeling of Un
guis depression. Man j swallows of
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Beverage. & itiisai rr eon. wimw
Uu r prmlurai Rtri4 rr.o ijr itbrii.
Charles fc. llli
5- Is the best remedy for
g bronchitis. It relieves-
Cough Syrup sto'SasSEH
cures la a tew days. 1'rice sjc. at all druggists.
Dr. Wl'llams' Indian Plloi
Ointment Mill curs Blind.
Itleedlup and Itcnlne
files. It abaorbs tho
tumors, allays tbe Itch
ing t once, acts as o,
poulilce.RlTes Inttan re
lief. Prnnarntl fnp 1'llna.
and Itcldnaor tboprlrat
wi. Avuruimisuor Dr
mall on receipt of price. SO cunts and Sl.OO.
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Ths best Red Hop
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tn.ft. f i-&na&nt1ftaila
(nelndsd. Substitutes for pltttsr. Bsmnlss f raa.
THE FAT MAMILIA BBUHHU CO., EAMUiH, H. I.
to manufacture most sale
able toed in use. I'rollta,
one-quarter, mguest rof-
u Madison s-
Use Certain Corn Cure. Price,15c.
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