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H. L. BLUB, Cdltor and Publliher.
PRRRYSnulioi "j t OHIO
All tlio News of tlio Past Seven
HOME AND FOREIGN ITEMS
Nowb of tlio industrial Field, Tcrsonal
and Political Items, Happeuingfs
at Homo and Abroad.
THE NEWS PE01I ALL THE WORLD
In tho senate on thd 11th a 1)111 for a
Pacific cable from San Francisco to Hon
olulu and tho District of Columbia ap
propriation bill wero passed. ..In tho houso
the Porto Rico bill was passed by a voto
of 101 to 153 and It now goes to tho presi
dent for his slRnature. Tho Hawaiian
territorial bill was sent to conference, and
a, favorable report was made on a bill
Brnntlnsr 60,000 acres of public lands to
Wyoming for a soldiers' home.
In tho senate on the 12th Senator Bur
rows (Mich.) spoko ngninst tho scatlntf of
Senator Quay (Pa.), and a bill was intro
duced to increase the pay of employes in
Jlrst-clnss post offices. ...In tho houso a
resolution was adopted authorizing tho
secretary of tho treasury to deslijnato de
positories In Porto nico, Cuba and tho
Philippines for government funds and a
bill wns passed to give dependent mothers
of soldiers nnd sailors of tho Spanish war
tho benefit of tho general pension law.
There was no session of tho scnato on
tho 13th. ...In tho houso a resolution for
a constitutional amendment providing for
tho election of United States senators by
popular voto was passed by a voto of, 214
to IS. Several prlvato pension bills wcro
The senato on tho 14th passed S3 prl
vato pension bills, nnd the Alaska civil
coda bill was considered.... In the houso
C3 prlvato pension bills wcro passed and
eulogies were pronounced on tho lato
Gov. Oliver P. Morton, of Indiana, in
connection with tho ncceptanco of his
statue, which has been plnccd in statuary
hall at tho capltol by tho stato which
i Two New York magistrates favor
the whipping1 post for wife beaters.
Extraordinary cold weather for this
time of year prevails in north nnd
The exports of brcailstuffs during
Mnrch amounted to over $72,000,000.
Heavy snowstorms occurred in Illi
nois, Iowa, Wisconsin and other west
Charles Wagner hanged himself in
Chicago because his sweetheart, Ida
Keller, wus murdered.
Truman 1). Ilarker, cashier of the
First national bonk of Storm Lake, la.,
wns drowned while duck hunting.
A St. Paul and Minneapolis syndicate
has purchased all of the Northern Pa
cific lands in Minnesota, approximately
Lieut. Col. Webb C. Hayes, son of the
late President Hayes, litis been honor
ubly discharged from the army at his
E. Benjamin Andrews, superintend
ent of Chicago schools, has been elect
ed chancellor of the Nebraska state
A. M. Caudell, iu Kansas City, Mo.,
married Penelope Cundiff, in Perkins,
O. T., by telegraph.
Three men were killed and one fa
tally injured in a railway wreck near
The northern half of the Colville In
dian reservation in Washington has
been 6pened to settlers.
Adjt. Gen. Corbin says that on
April 1 the American troops in the
Philippines numbered G3,5S5 officers
Since the passage of the currency bill
by congress SOS applications to organ
ize national banks have been received
by the comptroller of the currency.
President McKinley has signed the
Porto Mean tariff and civil government
bill and has appointed Charles H. Al
len, assistant hecretary of the navy,
governor of Porto Itico.
A building being remodeled at Pitts
burgh Pa., collapsed, killing three peo
ple. The Citizens' State bank at Yates
Center, Kan., closed its doors beeuuse
of a heavy bhortage.
Two hundred union pickets at
tacked 30 non-union tnien in Chicago
and during the riot 17 men were in
jured. Carl E. Walstrom, 55 years old, and
his wife, Nellie, 54 yeurs old, were as
phyxiated by gas in New York.
In u railway wreck four miles below
Cottonwood, Cal., three men were
killed und two fatally injured.
Secretary Hoot has usked congress
to establish six uddltiunul brigadier
generalships us rewards for officers.
At Jlukcrville, Tenn., Joseph String
er killed his wife by choking her to
death nnd then committed suicide.
Mrs, J. H. Siningtou (colored) and her
twin babies were burned to death In
their home In Denver, Col.
August Young, a Iove-crazctl youth,
hot Katie Van Klosterc iu Mmphys
.loro, 111.; and then killed hiniEcIf.
A WEI'S RECORD
The exchanges at the leading clear
lug houses in tho United States dur
ing the week ended on the 13th aggre
gated $1,S75, 425,005, ngalnst $1,041,438,
205 the previous week. Tho decrease
compared with the corresponding week
of 1800 was 11.0.
There were 103 business failures in
the United Stntcs In tho seven days
ended on the 13th, against 182 the week
previous and 188 In the corresponding
period of 1800.
Three boilers exploded In iron works
at llcnwood, W. Vn., injuring 13 per
sons and causing n loss of $250,000 to
A movement has begun to form the
fanners of the world into a trust to re
duce the producction of wheat and
raise the price to one dollar a bushel.
Owing to ill health John Addison Por
ter, secretary to the president, re
signed, nnd George B. Cortelyou, of
New York, will be his successor.
Dr. D. K. Pearsons, of Chicago, gnvc
nway $500,000 to various small col
leges to celebrate his eightieth birth
day. The business portion of Oconee, 111.,
was wiped out by fire.
Jesse Orcndorf, of Indinnola, 111., in
a fit of jealousy fatally shot his wife
and then killed himself.
Duke d'Arcos, Spanish minister to
the United Stntcs, refused to attend
the DeWey celebrntion in Chicago.
llufus Wright, aged 70, the wealthy
manufacturer of bicycle tires, was shot
in Mrs. Lottrldgc's apartments nt the
Leland hotel in Chicago and died of his
In a freight train wreck near Hunts
vllle, Ala., Engineer Armstrong and
Fireman Osborne were killed.
A tornado swept over Winfleld and
Clearwater, Kan., killing two persons
and causing great destruction of prop
erty. John C. Farrar, teller of the Wntcr
bury (Vt.) national bank, is missing1,
nnd it is said there is a shortage of
$25,000 in the bank's funds,
Guy Omer Crabbe and Roy Homer
Crabbe, twins, were married in Colum
bus, O., to Aidrlen E. Dotson nnd Ed
na A. Dotson, twins.
So far ns possible Gen. Wood is
placing Cubans In office nnd the policy
of educating islanders In self-government
Fire in lumber yards in Brooklyn,
N. Y., caused a loss of $500,000 and J
C. Donaldson nnd a boy were killed.
Sidney Powers shot nnd killed his di
vorced wife in Elgin, III., and then
March exports were larger than
those of any corresponding month in
the history of the United Stntcs,
amounting to $134,313,348.
PERSONAL AMI POLITICAL.
Maine republicans elected dele
gates to the national convention In
structed for McKinley.
The Montnnn populists elected Bry
an delegates to the national conven
tion. The republicans of the Twelfth In
diana district have nominated Robert
B. Hannah for congress.
David A. Watts Field, editor of the
Rural World, St. Louis, died at Leb
anon, 111., from injuries received from
the kick of a horse.
Charles D. Ayeoek has been nom
inated for governor by the North Caro
Ebenezer Burges Ball, the nearest
surviving relative of George Washing
ton, died in Washington, age! 84 yenrs.
Oregon republicans elected McKin
ley delegates to tho national conven
tion. The republicans have nominnted
William K. Warnock for congress in
the Eighth Ohio district nnd renomi
nated E. J. Burkitt in the First Ne
After taking 1,351 fruitless ballots
the Fourteenth district republican con
gressional convention nt Wellington,
O., ndjourned to May 17.
Iowa silver republicans will select
national delegates in state convention
nt Des Moines May 3.
Second Oregon district republicans
renominated M. A. Moody for congress.
Silver republicans contemplate
changing the name of their organiza
tion to the "Lincoln republican party."
Oregon democrats and populists
fused und nominated n joint state
William Zimmer celebrated his one
hunilerd and first birthday at his home
in Clinton, In.
New York republicans have renom
inated J. Henry Ketcham for congress
in the Eighteenth district, George W.
Bay in the Twenty-sixth, Sereno E.
Payne in the Twenty-eighth, Charles
W. Gillet in the Twenty-ninth and
James W. Wndsworth in the Thirtieth
Wisconsin democrats will meet in
Milwaukee June 12 to elect delegates to
the nntional convention.
Tho Ashnntis are reported to have
killed five British officers and cap
tured the government of Kumassie.
Advices received iu London say that.
Lord Roberts was extremely active
and that Blocmfontcin seemed pre
paring ngninst a siege. It wns said
that there were 35,000 Boers with 00
guns between Kroonstad and Winburg,
forming on almost impregnable line
of CO miles. Thus far the British
casualties amount to 23,000 officers
and men put out of action.
Tho number of United" States exhib
itors at the Paris exposition Is 0,504.
United States Consul Fee reports
from Bombay that the famine In India
covers nn nren of 300,000 square miles,
with n population of 40,000,000.
King Leopold has presented to Bel
gium ull of his real estate.
News from South Africa is very
meager, but the Boers seem to keep
the British troops busy in Natal an
well as in the Orange Free State. Lord
Iloberts Is thought to be planning nn
By the wreck of a fishinir-bout on the
, North Cornish coast three fishermen
and eight lifeboat men were drowned.
An enrthqunke at Toron, Bohemia,
destroyed 00 houses.
Lord Bobcrts reports thai tho Boers
movement south of Blocmfontcin has
been checked, that Gen. Mcthucn is
Hearing Kroonstndt, that Gen. Duller
is holding his own in Natal, and that
no further troops will bo sent to Mnfc
king's relief for the present. The Boer
losses up to the present time are esti
mated at 12,000.
Harry Williams was hanged in To
ronto. Out., for the murder of J. C.
Vnrcoc, n grocer.
Tho opening to the public of tho ex
position nt Paris drew an immense
A report was received in London that
Gen. Brnbant had inflctcd a crushing
defeat upon the Boers nt Weponcr, enp
turing guns and taking prisoners. Tlio
Boers were destroying nil mines, in. the
vicinity of Elangslangtc, but were un
able to get Gen. Buller into a genuine
A Manila dispatch says tho insur
gents are again active about tho Marl
vales mountains, across the bay from
MINOR NEWS ITEMS.
A London physician claims to have
cured inebriety by hypuotis'm.
A Spanish sliver mine lost a century
ago was rediscovered in Texas.
Ex-Minister Denby gives American
missionaries credit for the open door
The nnval board of construction has
decided ngninst double turrets for the
Bishop Hnrtzcll, In charge of Meth
odist work in Africa, has traveled 50,
000 miles since 1800.
Constant weeping over the death ot
her husband and daughter made a
New York woman blind.
Maggie O. Carmody, of Toledo, O.,
gets a fortune of $l,S0O,000 by the
denth of an aunt In Australia,
At President McKinlcy's request the
American building nt tho Paris expo
sition will be closed on Sundays.
Chaplain C. C. Pierce makes an offi
cial report that there has been no in
crease in the number of saloons in Ma
The will of Mrs. Alice B. R!ce, of
Worcester, Mass., widow of c.vCon
gressmnn W. W. Bice, leaves $500,000
Miss Italia Garibaldi, a granddaugh
ter of the Itnllan liberator, has ar
rived in this country to study Ameri
Mississippi expects its new cnpitol
to be ready for occupancy when tho
legislature meets in January, 1902. It
is to cost $1,000,000.
Miss Helen Gould is besieged by
thousands of applicants asking mil
lions In charity. In one week the re
quests aggregated $1,543,502.
The Ohio supremo court handed
down a decision sustaining the law
which prohibits the coloring of oleo
margarine in imitation of butter.
Tho seventy-first birthday of Kcv.
William Booth, general of the Salva
tion Army, wns celebrated in London,
and he wns given a purse of $200,000.
Lewis Wilklns, a native of St. Paul.
Is said to bo the tallest man In the
world. His height is said to be eight
feet 11 inches, nnd his weight 3G4
Bev. David Gregg, a Brooklyn (N.
Y.) Presbyterian, says he doubts if
any member of the general assembly
believes in condemnation of non
At Kokomo, Intl., on the night of
the 10th Jonas Harris, while walking
through the yard of Joseph Fowler,
halted at the stable door. Fowler
mistook him for n burglar nnd shot
An anarchistic plot hns been dis
covered at Ancona, a city of central
Italy. The police tio&ed a number of
letters from Paris and America ami
arrested the recipients of these mis
sives. The annual election of city nnd
town oiliccrs was held nt Now Hnven,
Conn., on tho I7th and resulted in a
complete victory for the democratic
candidates. No mayoralty candidate
was voted for. The democratic ma
jorities range from 2,000 to 2,300 and
are the greatest in yenrs.
Enrly on the morning of the 17th
robbers partly wrecked the safe in
the state bank of West Pullman, 111.,
but failed to secure the $10,000 inside.
Beports from Louisiana, Mississippi
and Alabama tell of heavy loss from
Hoods, caused by heavy rains. Crops
have suffered seriously, nnd nenrly
every railroad in that section is bad
ly handicapped by washouts and
Mrs. Sarah x'ollard, tho oldest army
nurse in the country, is dead at In
dianapolis, aged 93, She went into
the army hospital service at the
breaking out of the civil war and was
known to thousands of Union sol
diers. At Pittsfield, Ta., two little girls
aged 4 and ' years respectively,
daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Chase, In some manner secured some
strychnine pills, about 20 of which
they ate, dying in awful agony two
Brig. Gen. Schwan, who ban been
one of (Jen. Otis' most valuable assist
ants in tlio campaign against the in
surgents in the Philippines, hns been
given permission to return to the
United States. The general's health
The end of the granite cutters'
strike, on Cape Ann, Mnss., is in sight,
for the Cnpe Ann Granite Co. camo
to an agreement on the 17th, needl
ing to 35 cents per hour minimum
wages nnd eight hours for a day's
work, or practically the same busls
as that agreed upon in Burro, Vt,
Mr. Hair, of ...ussucuuutti, oicuploU tho
time ot the .i-nulo on tho 17th with un iiilclrewj
on Ihu I'h'llpp'n'i question. In which ha crlti
old tlio ul euid "imperialistic" polloy ot tan
mlnilmstratl n in 1 outonlzed AirulnulJo. Tho
speooli occupied more thuu ihrro In. urn In its
do Ivcrv un 1 wi k a brlllluia ofti rt,...'llio con-t-ldsnUlon
i f th mivaluppropriat un bill oaln
tccunled Iho houie during lis scss.on, although
mull proxrubs wus made
A GUAEDSMAN SLAIN.
Soldier on Duty at Cornell Dam,
in New York, Killed.
lie In Shot from A mini nh, 1'rcniiinnbly
by n Striker Mnch Kxcltciiicnt
Triioim Orilcreil Out to Pre
New York, April 17. Bloodshed fob
lowed the nrrlvol of the nntlonnl
guardsmen nt Croton Landing, N. Y.,
Monday, where they went to maintain
order in the strike of the lnborers for
higher wages. Two companies of the
First regiment were greeted by soft
music from guitars and mandolins ns
they passed the strikers' houses, nnd
there was no trouble until after dark,
when Scrgt. Bobert Douglass, of Mount
Vernon, was shot dead by an unknown
assassin. Douglass was talking to
Corp. McDowell when the fntul bullet
Strikers attempted to cut the cables
leading into the Cornell dam at 11
o'clock, nnd were fired upon by the
deputy sherliTs. The fight wnR begun
by the deputy sheriffs to drive the
strikers nway from the cnble, which Is
the key to the situation. The Seventh
regiment, comprising nenrly 350 men,
has left the city for the scene of tho
disturbances. Two bodies of cavalry
will reach Croton Landing this morn
ing. It is believed the whistle which
gives the signal for work will precipi
tate a riot unless the strikers are over
awed. Tho contractors sny they have
all the men they require to do the work,
nnd with the consent of Gen. Boo they
nre willing to resume to-day. The
strikers have plenty of arms and am
munition. Their lenders say they will
do nothing until the soldiers have
Walter Cnllcil Out.
Des Moines, In., April 17. The Walt
ers' union nt noon Monday, backed by
the trades assembly, called all wait
ers out of two of the largest restaurants
in the town, which had refused to sign
the new scnle. The plan is to call the
waiters out of two rcsturantsnt a time,
and devote all energies to boycotting
these particular establishments. Six
establishments have signed the scale
already and in front of the boycotted
establishments committees of the
trades assembly nnd striking waiters
were posted nil day to hand out cards
asking patrons to go elsewhere.
The TclcKrnpliem' Strike.
Chnttanooga, Tenn., April 17. The
officials of the Southern railway re
port business unimpaired as a result
of the strike of the telegraph op
erators; the strikers claim that freight
trains nre nbandoned, nnd passenger
trains running on their Initial time
card rights without, assistance from
the train dispatcher, causing serious
MILLS SHUT DOWN.
Overproduction Cniinci Cessation of
"Work in Jinny Steel nnd
New York, April 17. John W. Gates,
of the American Steel & Wire com
pany, was seen in reference to n dis
patch from the west which stated that
a number of the constituent concerns
in the main company had suspended
operations. He confirmed the state
ment nnd said thnt 12 of the mills in
the constituent, companies hnvc been
shut down. They are located at
Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Joliet. 111., Wnu
kegnn, 111., DeKnlb, 111., Newcastle,
Intl., nnd Anderson, Ind. Mr. Gates
said the cnuse of the closing down
of the mills wns overproduction. Mr.
Gntes said he was unable to state
when the mills would resume opera
tions, ns they first would hnvc to as
certain the extent of the overproduc
tion. When asked ns to his view as
to the trade situation and outlook,
Mr. Gntes stated that the shut-down
of the mills was the best evidence of
the current situation. Mr. Gates made
another statement Inter, in which he
said that the 12 mills which had been
closed hnd a daily capacity of from
3,000 to 4,000 tons. He said that slack
business was nn additional reason for
the suspension of operations. The best
information is that the mills will be
closed indefinitely. It is said that as
many ns 4.000 men, boys and girls will
be affected by the shut-down.
Amerlcnn Troops Attnck Smnll Cnm-
Xinny of InmirRcntH Kill nml Cnn-
turc Some nnd Hum Village.
Manila, April 17. Capt. Dodd, with
a squadron of the Third cavalry, re
cently surrounded n villnge in Ben
guet province nnd surprised 200 in
surgents, living in barracks, apparent
ly a recruiting center for tho prov
ince. The enemy lost 53 men killed.
Our troops also captured 44 men nnd
burned the village. One American
Mnnila, April 17. Gen. Yming re
ports thnt 300 insurgent riflemen nnd
bolomcn attacked the American gar
rison at Batoc, province of North Ilo
cos, Mondny, but were repulsed, los
ing 100 men. The Americans had no
Chicago, April 17. Michael McNa
murn and former Alderman William F.
Mnhoney, bondsmen for Daniel Congh
lin and William Armstrong, paid $20,
000 to Assistant State's Attorney Me
Ewen Mondny. The amount repre
sented the sum totnl of the two forfeit
ed! bonds of the fugitives from justice.
AVell-ICuoivn LiMvyer Dcntl.
Milwaukee, April 17. Samuel How
ard, a well-known' lawyer and veteran
member of the Milwaukee bar, died
Monday of pneumonia at tiic Milwau
kee club, Mr. Howard had been idling
for several weeks.
Vhe Gentlcmnn from the South Guy
Way nnd tho Sennte "Wns
Bcnator Pettus, of Alabama, is the most
owMIko member of the senate. He is so
ponderously solemn that ho is unconscious
Mr. Pettus will be 80 years old next July,
Ho belongs to the old school of southern
statesmen now fast discappearing. It is easy
to bcc. in the dogmatic manner In which ho
lays down the law to his senatorial col
leagues, that lie has been a judge. He speaks
with great deliberation, at the rate of about
six words a minute, and each word in cm-
fhasir.cd by the waving of his chin whiskers,
lis gestures arc confined to a wide sweep of
his arm from his body and an inverse mo
tion. Everything he docs or says is serious.
Even when he wants the senate to adjourn,
he, goes about it in n way that is the very
quintessence of solemn dignity. For in
stance, the other afternoon, when Mr.
Spooncr was talking on tho Quay case, Mr.
"I should like to ,ask the senator to give
way for a motion, if he pleases," remarked
Mr. Pettus, uttering each word as if the
fate of tho nation depended upon the an
swer. "I will agree to anything the senator
wants me to," replied Mr. Spooncr, smiling
ly, "except to vote against my convictions on
a constitutional question."
"I am not asking you to do that," said
Mr. Pettus, still mysterious, "hut I want
you to give way to a motion."
"Well, what is it?", asked Mr. Spooncr.
"It is to adjourn," answered Mr. Pettus,
Id his melancholy voice and without a
Ever' member of the senate laughed, and
the motion to adjourn was carried, Wash
Wncncr In Dispute.
"Do you admire Wagner?" she inquired
at the musicale. looking up at him soulfully,
for, although they had met but ten minutes
before, there already seemed to be a bond
"Not much) after the bum article of base
ball he's been making us stand for here in
Washington all these years," was the em
phatic reply, and then she was forced to the
conclusion that lie, too, was lacking in ap
preciation, of the higher and nobler. Wash
No Dancer Whatever.
"Don't on n.ny account sleep on an
empty stomach!" wns the advice of a
physician to a patient.
"No dnngcr of that," wns the replv;
"I always sleep on my back!" Tit
Bits. A nintron'n ?Ilsiakc.
Mr. Brown (explaining to v -visitor)
This is my wife's maiden effort at
Mrs. B. Now, John, you know bet
ter. I'd been married more 'than a
year wihcn I palrtted it.
One of Them.
"Look here," said the approached; "I gave
you ten cents not five minutes ogo. Now you
are at mc again."
"I'm such an absent-minded beggar," said
the mendicant, apologetically. Philadelphia
Nome CI It. Alnakn.
Is twenty-eight hundred miles from Seattle,
via ocean. Is said to be the richest gold
field discovered up to this time. The first
steamer will leave Seattle on or about May
10, 1000. For full particulars address Geo.
H. HeafTprd, General Passenger Agent, Chi
cago, Milwaukee & St. PaulRailway, Chi
cago, 111. '
Waggs Have you heard the latest?
Daggs No, what is it?
"You're off your kopje." Ohio State
Liinc'i Family Medicine.
Moves the bowels each day. In order to
be healthy this is necessary. Acts gently on
the liver and kidneys. Cures sick head
ache. Price 25 and 50c.
Johnnie What's an iguana, paw?
Mr. Wise Must be a sleeping-car. Bal
I am sure Piso's Cure for Consumption
saved my life three years ago. Mrs. Thos.
Robbins, Maple Street, Norwich, N. Y.,
Feb 17, 1000.
Teacher "What is a synonym?" Bright
Boy "It's a word you can use in place of
another one, when you don't know how to
spell the other one." Sydney Town and
To Curo a Cold In One Day
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All
druggists refund money it it fails to cure. 25c.
"I suppose you have quite forgotten, Mr.
Jones, that you owe me a fiver?" "No, I
haven't yet. Give me time and I will.'
PtJTXAjr Fapeixss Dtcs do not stain tho
hands or spot tlio kettle. Sold by all drug
gists. It is somewhat disquieting to observe that
while it is notoriously impossible to live in
Washington on $3,000 ft year, comparatively
few congressmendlein office. Detroit Jour
nal. Everybody thinks if a neighbor's dog hit
him, he would kill the dog, hut he wouldn't.
Washington (la.) Democrat.
Now York, April la
FLOOlt SSIil t BBS
WHEAT No. 2 red 78 18
COUN No. . 4S Ua !4
OATS No. 3 white 3)C& SOU
KYE No. 2 western 0i.',-(0 01
IIEEF Mens 10 SO & li 00
I'OHIC Family H 2i 00
LiAIiD Western Btcameil 7 25 it 7 30
IlDTTEll-Wcstern creamery 10 fft IB
CHEESE Funny, small. col'U IK (To 13K
EGOS Western, ntmarlc... 1S 13
WOOL Domestic lieeco. 25 (tH 28
Texas 15 0 18
f'ATTr.E Stcors -1 40 to 7"0U
SHEEP Unsliom 5 00 it. 0 SO
HOGS & 33 Q. B90
FLOUR Wintor wheat pat's. 4 00 ia 4 15
Minnesota 'patents. 3 8) da 3 05
Minnesota baltcru. 2 P5 So J 00
WHEAT No. 2 red iK'6 ViA
COUN No. n yellow 43J$?i J3K
OATS-Na 2 white 19K 29JX
1IUTTEH- Creamery host .... 19 (i ll)H
CHEESE York state, cream. 13!4ffl 14
Ohio stnto, cream.. 1-Wift 1314
EOOS Fresh laid 11MB 18
POTATOES Per bush 40 56 60
SEEDS Timothy prime 1 20 (ft I BO
Clover , 5 00 (i 5 SO
IIAY-Tlmothy 1050 44 14 00
Hulk on market 12 00 at UO)
CATTLE Steors, choice. 4 75 ffl 5 0)
SHEEP Fair 5 01 (it 5 50
HOOS-Yorkcrn. 5 00 5 05
FLOCR Family 2 5(1 2 80
WHEAT Nn. 2 red 71 75
TORN Na 2 mixed 43 4H
OATS No 2mlxcd., 27K 28
HYE-No. 2 f.j;,' 01
1IOUS. 4 7.1 5 E0
WHEAT-No. 2 cash 72.',' 7JH
CORN-No 2c:iKll 40 41
OATS -No. 2 eilMi 23?; 23tf
UEEVES-llost Rteora. 5 81 5 50
Veals. IM 075
SHEEP-NlUlvo..... 0 25 0 50
Lambs 7 75 7 01
Iioas-Yorliors ,.,.. 5 0J 5 80
1'iKS. t70 5 80
DEEVES-Kltru.., C. 50 ft 00
Qooil 0 00 5 20
SHEEP-rhoIco wethor 'J 40 8 5l
Ucstlambsi... 7 81 8 00
UOQS-Prlmo heavy 5 85 5 Ul
.' Yorkers. 6 80 IU
There is moro Catarrh In this section ot
tho country than all other diseases put tp
gethcr, and until the last few years ra
supposed to be incurable. For a great many
years doctors pronounced it a local disease,
and prescribed local remedies, and by con
stantly failing to cure with local treatment,
pronounced it incurable. Science has nrctn
catarrh to bp a constitutional, disease, ani
therefore requires constitutional treatment.
Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J.
Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio, is tho only
constitutional cure on the market. It is
taken internally in doses from 10 drops to iv
teaspoonful, It acts directly on the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system. They
offer ono hundred dollars for any case it
failsto cure. Send for circulars and testi
monials. Address F., J. Cheney & Co., To
ledo, O. Sold by Dmggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills.kre the best.
Certnlnly n. 1'rlKO TlmiiRlit.
A teacher of music in one of the public
schools of the south desired to impress then
pupils with the meaning of the si&ns "f"
and ff in. ,n song they were about to sing.
After explaining that "f" meant forte, he
said: "Now. children, if f means iorte,
whqt docs 'fr mean V
Silence reigned for a moment, and then her
was astonished to hear a bright little fel
"Eighty 1 "-New Lippincott.
BiAitcn awp Arniii
Are the most IMsucrecablo irionth off
tUo Year In the North.
In the South, thoy aretheplensantost an
most ngreoaule. Tho trees and shrubs put.
forth their buds and flowors; early veg
etables and fruits are ready for eating;, nnd
in fact all nnture sceniB to have awakened
from its wintor sleop. Tho Loulsvillo & Nash
ville Railroad Company reaches tho Uardca
Bpots of tho South, and will on tho first and.
third Tuesdays of March and April selt
round trip tickots to all principal points io
Tenncssoo, Alnbnma, Georgia and West
Florida, at about half rates. Wrlto f orpar
tlculars of excursions to P.Sid Joncs.D.P. A.r
In chargo of Immlgration.Birraingham, Ala.r
or Jackson Smith, D. P. A., Cincinnati, O.
The Curie of Sinner.
Mrs. Wayback I wonder whv that new
feller who was goin' to edit the Clarion left
town so rapid-like.
Mr. Wayback Well, when oleman Knott
died las' week the editor feller writ a item
about it an' headed it "Knott Is NiJ," nn''
the Knott hoys run him out o' town. Balti
A HINT FOIt SIMU.VG.
When Honsckccvera Are nrlRhtcnlnv
the Interiors of Their Homes.
Now that the backbone of this remarkable
winter is broken, housekeepers arc remark
ing the dingy look of the home interior. Tho
question ofnew wall coverings is up. Paper
is dear and short lived; kalsomincs are dirty
and scaly; point is costly. The use of such
a cement as Alabastine, for instance, wilt
solve the problem. I his admirable wall
coating is clean, pure and wholesome. It
can be put on with no trouble hy anyone:
there is choice of many beautiful tints; ana
it is long lasting.
Ilenllzcil the Sltnntlon.
The colored regulars in the Philippines are
as quick at repartee as they ore prompt tc
obev orders. A black scrceant was hailed liv
a breezy western volunteer recently with:
"Well, nig, what arc you going to do here?"1
The negro replied: "We're going to take up
the white man's burden, I suppose." Argo
naut. Ghost of the Glacier
And Other Tales, including Making a Revo
lution, Susquehanna Trail. Sculpture of tho
Klfs, Once a Pillar of the World, Fcathersof
Fashion, and others. A delightful volume,
beautifully illustrated. Ready for distribu
tion aliout May 1. Send 10 cents to T. W.
Lee. General Passenger Agent Lackawanna
Railroad, 20 Exchange Place, New York
City. Edition Limited.
Respected Her Confidence.
Poetess The poem I sent you, Mr. Ed
itor, contains the deepest secrets of tny
Editor I know it, madam; and no on
shall ever find them out through me.
Ask Your Denier for Allen's Foot-Eate,
A powder to shako Into your shoes. It rest
tho feet. CureBCorns,Dunlons, Swollen, Sore,
Hot, Callous. Aching, Sweating feet nnd In
growing1 Nails. Allen's FootrEaso makes
now or tight shoes casv. Soldbyalldmrcists
and shoo stores. 2.V. 'Bamplo mailed FREE.
Address Allen & Olmsted, Lo Hoy, N. Y.
A wise man never considers a woman's
age. Chicago Daily News.
Pleasant, Wholesome, Speedy, for coughs
is Hale's Honey of llorchound and Tar.
Pike's Toothache Drops Cure in one minute.
Are that hit.iouh rEELiNo, bad tasto
in the mouth, dull headache, sleep
lessness, poor nppctite.
No mutter now careful you are
about eating-, everything you take into
your stomach turns sour, causes dis
tress, pains and unpleasant gases.
Don't you understand what these
symptoms signals of distress mean?
They are tho cries of the stomach
for help! It is being overworked. It
needs the peculiar tonic qualities and
digestive strength to be found only in
The best stomnch and blood reme
dies known to tho medical profession
are combined in tho medicine, and
thousands of grateful letters telling'
its cures prove it to be tho greatest
medicine for all stomach troubles ever
$3 & 3.59 SHOES jjft
iWortl)?' to 56 compared.
Willi umcr manual
.Indorsed by over
I7ianenuite haveW. L.I
Doughs' nimo nd price I
tlar.ipejl on bottom. Take f
no iubtltute claimed to be
as good. Your dealer
should keep them If .
not. we wilt send a mlrs
on recelntol Driceandacc
extra lor carnage, state Kind ol leather,
tlie, and width, plain or cao toe. Cat. Iree.
n. l. uuuuins oitut ku urockton, Miss,
MC Pleasantest, most powerful, effective and
never falling REMEDY for
VS. GU1PPIS nnd OATAKUUI
If all knew what thousands
know of the efficacy of tl&
imhmkDKOPS" as a Curative as
well s8 a Preventive of any Ache or
Pain isown to the human body, there
would not be a family in all America
without a bottle of " S DROPS!" Send
for trial bottle,'25c, or large bottle, con
taining 100 doses, $1.00, 6 bottles for $5.
WAMON KIIEUUA.TIO CUIIE CO.,
1SO-10A E. Ifc UU, Chlciiso, III.
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