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chut, yield promptly to
ria' Cure. It is an Meat
remedy or children, be
came of In ORrccablc flavor
and absolute freedom from
opiates and ilnngcroiu or
All dftiRjtMU, 25 cent.
mw uemanas an Investigation.
Ooluthlitis. ,0., Nov, 10. Tito nnnuaV
report lf the Ohio university at Ath
ena Was filed Friday hy President
Kills with (lov. Harris. It shows that
the fall enrollment Is f40 students.
The Wants of tho Institution arc ninny
nnd largo, tho aggregate) being
$13t,r.O0. President Kills ilcclnros
boldly for co-education, Reference Is
ltiado to the charges of misuse of the
funds of tho Institution nnd they are
Bald to bo the result of tho failure of
n Well known politician to make la
roads upon the. funds of the univers
ity. I)r. Kills' demands a full Investi
gation of the institution.
Is Convicted of Fraud.
Columbus, 0.. Nov. 10. William
Willcox, formerly superintendent of
the municipal lighting plant, was last
night found guilty of defrauding the
city of $1,170 In complicity with Will
iam 11. Jloore, a lumber agent, by col
lecting money for poles which- were
riot delivered. Moore, who Is now
serving four years In the penitentiary,
confessed that he nnd Willcox divid
ed tho money. Willcox collapsed on
hearing the verdict. Ills wife cre
ated a scene in court by crying "He's
ndt guilty, he's not guilty." Willcox
was released on $3,000 bond pending
a motion for a new trial.
Is Awarded $500 Damages.
" Cleveland, Nov. 10. Three-year-old
Klla Thomas, who brought notion
through Iter father against Fred Arm
bluster, a saloonkeeper, by whoso dog
she was bitten a year ngo, was award
ed a Judgment of $500 In Judge TCeel
er's court Friday. The dog leaped on
the girl wdpii she was going to visit
her cousin who lived in the neighborhood-nnd
sank Its fangs in iter cheek.
Armbruster made no defense and said
he had no money and didn't care what
amount was assessed against him.
The suit was for $:',000.
Was Given a Severe Sentence.
Cleveland, Nov, -10. Fred Dieter
was given a hr-nvy sentence by Police
Judge Fiedler Friday for assaulting
Lizzie Miller, aged IS. the daughter or
Ills boarding house keeper. The girl
testified "against Dieter, telling how
he asked her to' go to a picture show
one Sunday -evening n month ago and
how, following an argument, he beat
her. lie was given $100, costs,. and
three months on that charge nnd-$Jn
tlnd costs for violating the railroad
law, an old case against him.
Bryan Can Have Ohio's Delegation.
Columbus, O., Nov, 10. After read
ing W. J. Bryan's presidency state
ment, leading democrats say he will
got a solid delegation from Ohio nnd
will be nominated for president. 10x
Gov. Campbell said: "Urynn or any
oilier good democrat can beat Roose
velt for a third term." Harvey Oarber
said: "This formal announcement
means Bryan will be nominated nnd
will have the enthusiastic support of
Will Debate with Mrs. Nation.
Cleveland, Nov. 1G. Carrie Nation
and Hike Goldsmith, business agent
of the Bartenders union, will hold a
Joint debate In Central armory at 2:30
p. ni. Sunday, on "The Saloon, tho Na
tion's Greatest Curse," The dobate
will bo the result of a chance meet
ing between Mrs. Nation and Gold
smith in Mayor Johnson's ofllce Fri
day. Trlpleto Died.
Flndlay, 0 Nov. 10. Tho triplet
girls of Mr. and .Mrs. Kverett Hunv
inons, of Alt. Cory, born Thursday
are dead and tho mother's conditio?
Nearly all other Cough Cures are
constipating, especially those con
taining opiates. Kennedy's Laxative
Cough Syrup move the bowels.
Contains no opiates.
CONTAINS HONEY AND TAR
j "A Cold or a Cough nearly always
produce's constipation the water all
nras to the eyes,, nose and throat In
stead1 of pasting out of the system
UuFough. the, liver and kidneys. For
waa&otmtisture the bowels become
' .Kennedy's Laxative Cough Syrup
ftasfes!C6lds by working them out
fthe system ' through a copious
of the bowels.
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mmk DRUB LAW
WADE A WILL JUST
EX-BANKER BARNEY LEFT
ESTATE TO HIS WIFE.
HE WAS WORTH $2t500,Q00.
His Wli Directs that Hit 'Estate be
Incorporated and Administered by
Trustees He Carried $185,-
000 Life Insurance.
New York. . Nov, 10, Mortally
wounded by his own hiuid Charles
Tracy Barney summoned his fnmlly
and lawyers to his bedside nnd after
reviewing Ills business affairs and
giving expressions of his wishes In
certnln matters, dictated ami signed ti
will In which his wife was made the
principal beneficiary. This mailer
disposed of, he submitted to the op
eration through which ills physicians
had hoped to save his life. A half
hour after tho lawyers withdrew the
former head of the Knickerbocker
Trust Co. was dead.
This became known Friday through
a statement made by Albert S. Mil
bank, of the law linn of Masteii &
Nichols, Mr. Barney's attorneys, nnd
explains the presence nt the hotiso
when the coroner "arrived Thursday
of Arthur II. Masten uml George L.
Barnoy made a will two years ago,
but this ho subsequently destroyed.
The original document provided for
tho same dlstrlbutldn of his property
as dlil tho llnal paper except for
changes necassltuted by shrinkage in
values. When tho original will, was
Irawn Barney was estimated to ho
Worth between $7,000,000 and $9,000,
b00. It is believed that the estate at
present will nnt about $2,fi00,0l)0.
In Thursday's will tho banker di
rected that his estate should be In
corporated and administered by a
boaid of trustees chosen from ills
former associates In the directorate
of the now suspended Knickerbocker
Trust Co. Barney directed that his
wife should be -the chief beneficiary
after Ilk debts were paid. He further
willed that the agreement made some
time ago with his creditors should be
lived up to nud such of the estate as
proved necessary be imed to discharge
his obligations. The only reservation
mndo was In the matter of his life in-s-urnnce.
which amounts to $1S5,000.
These policies nre Incontestable and
are to be paid to the widow. The
trustees of the incorporated estate
are the executors named,
Explosion Calised Death and Ruin.
Pittsburg, No-, 10. Ono mafi was
blown to "ple'ces, two persons fatnlly
Injured, ten Eerlously hurt ami 20 oth
ers received painful burns Friday us
the result of three explosions In Pitts
burg nnd vicinity. The total monetary
damage Is $25,000. The first explo
sion occurred ut Zelleiiople, Pn., when
two tons of powder blew up. In tho
(limit of the Pittsburg Fulminate Co.
One man wns killed. The second ac
cident resulted from a natural gas
explosion in u dwelling here. Twenty
three persons wore injured, two fa
tally. The third oxploslon occurred nt
tho l.ucv furnace of tho United States
Steel Corporation, In this cltv. NNIne
workmen were showered wltli, hot
The Judge Set Aside the Verdict.
Grand Haven, .Mich., Nov. 10. A
Jui'y on Friday found William Shim
mel guilty of the murder 18 months
ago of .Martin Golden, a storekeeper
at Deniton, hut Judge Pmlglinm set
aside tho verdict nnd severely scored
the Jury, declaring tho evidence,
which was entirely circumstantial, did
not warrant the verdict. Tho Judge
released Shitnmel on $!i00 bond. This
wns Shimmers 'second trial, the Jury
In the IlMt trial having disagreed.
Died Whjle Ringing Church Bell.
Chippewa Falls, Wis., Nov. 1C
Carl KopeakI, for many years sexton
of tlie Presbyterian church here, died
Frhluy while ringing tho church bell.
Tho bell was hoard to toll oS If for n,
funeral nud then suddenly stopped.
A member of the t'ongregatlon rushed
Into the church to learn the cause and
found the aged sexton lying dead on
tlu lloor, ills hand grasping the bell
Traveled 125 Miles In" a Balloon,
Fremont, N. II., Nov. Hi. After n
flight through the air of about 125
miles' the balloon Stevens 21, which
went up from North Adams, Mass., at
11:01 a. m. lauded near Lyfords Cross
ing, three miles north of tills village,
at about 1:15 Frlduy, Leo Stevens, of
New York, and James F. Lord, "of Chi
cago, pilot and passenger, suid their
trip had been a very enjoyable one.
Entire Train Crew was Jailed.
TuHcumbla, Ala., Nov. 10. At ItiUa,
Miss., Conductor Mars and Knglneer
Armstrong ami the entire crew of u
freight train on tho Southern railway
were arrested ami held in Jail nine
bourn because the train ran over and
killed Walter McKlnney, a citizen of
Iulta. Superintendent Heather went
to Iukn and secured the release of the
Bank Cashier Suicided.
Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 10. J. 11.
Thomas, aged 05, cashier of the Hank
of Albany, Mo., committed suicide Fil
day by shooting, iu a hotel here.
Woman Is Accused of Embezzlement.
Jlansfleld, O., Nov, 10,' Mrs. Eva
Sanker was arrested by Shoriff Baor
and brought to Mansfield from Klyria,
Friday, charged with enibozzlement
pf $732.03 from the ostato of William
N, Madison, of which she was admin
istratrix. Alaskans Endorse Taft.
Juneau, Alaska, Nov. 16v The on
ilorseinout of William H. Taft for tho
presidency and u ringing demand for
home idle tiro tho salient fe'rtttires 'of
the platform adopted nt Friday's ses
sion of tho Aluskau republican cob-
Ja Hoasehold Vat,
For Cleaning and Polishing
Hot.1 sdrircM tbf a KKEK BA.lll'I.K,
or is cents In vtamtis Tor n fnll box,
Tub Kujotso salens co 80 dllt St., Now TotkJ
Grocer and Druggists sell II.
DUN'S BUSINESS BULLETIN,
SCARCITY OF CURRENCY IS FELT
IN ALL SECTIONS.
Collections are Poor and Dullness
tho Iron and Steel Industry
Now York, Nov. 10. II. G. Dun &
Co.'s Weokly Review of Trndo says:
Liberal receipts ot gold from abroad
and n large increase in bank note cir
culation tend to relievo the financial
stress ut New York, but the interior
Is now feeling tho scarcity of cur
rency and commercial activity is re
tarded to some extent. Dispatches
from leading cities indicate conserv
atism in preparation for future busi
ness and Irregularity In collections,
with most favorable news from agri
cultural sections iu which the crops
nre being marketed as freely ns the
supply ot, money will permit.
Boturn to normal conditions will bo
hastened by large exports of farm,
staples supplying credits abroad upon
which the much needed gold may be
imported. f)fllclul returns indicate
that exports of this nature wore val
ued at about $100,000,000 in October
and tho outgo of grain and cotton Is
on a still larger scale this month.
Financial pressure hns affected tho
Iron industry, curtailing now con
tracts -for all forms of finished steel.
Few now orders have been received
by mills and some deliveries on old
contracts aro deferred becauso funds
;ire not available. .
A Remarkable Criminal Case.
Chicago, Nov. 10. Mrs. Evelyn
Romadka, tho wife of a wealthy mer
chant of Milwaukee and who was re
cently indicted for burglary and lar
ceny, was on Friday sentenced to the
penitentiary for from one to 20 years
by Judge Brentnno. Tho trial InBtod
11 minutes. Airs. Romndka was con
victed of being accessory to tho bur
glaries of Albert Jones, n negro. She
was arrested while wearing stolen
jewels. How a woman of her position
came to share In tho crimes of Jones
has never been explained. Jones Is lu
Jail awaiting trial.
Mansion Is Exempt from Taxation.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 10. D. E.
Thompson, United States ambassador
to Mexico, will not huvo to jiay the
delinquent taxes on tho executive
mansion. Neither will Gov. Sheldon
be evicted. Attorney General Thomp
son on Friday gave an opinion hold
ing that the taxes were not levied un
til after tho sale of tho property to
the state and the mansion wns exempt
Big Plant Will Curtail Output.
Poughkeepslo, N. Y., Nov. 10. Be
cause of tho stringency in tho money
market tho plan.t of tho" Phoenix
llorseslioo Co. in this city is compejl
od to curtail its output. Tho 250 em
ployes will bo divided Into two shifts
of 125 each, ono shift working one
week and tho second 125 the next
Railroad Cuts Down Expenses.
Reading, Pa Nov. 10. The Phila
delphia & Reading Railway Co. is re
ducing Its expenses iu this section.
Spven hundred men In tho roadwny
deimrtment will bo laid off to-dny, tho
working hours in the Shops will ho
cut down nnd 100 shop employes will
be laid off.
Was Reprieved at the Last Minute.
Dortmund, Germany, Nov. icj Tho
beheading of Kurschutz, convicted of
tho murder of n mine foreman on ac
count of a wago dlsputo, was stopped
Thursday by n reprieve within about
a quarter of a mlnuto of tho time
when the ax would have fallen.
SHORT NEWS ITEMS.
John C. Jeans, n day laborer nt
Ludlngton, Mich., has been bequeath
ed $1,000,000 by un aunt, Anna T.
Jeans, ot Philadelphia.
A hydraulic pressed brick plant nt
Porter, lull., empjoylng several hun
dred .men, has suspended operations
owing to" the llnanclnl stringency.
Buslnoss failures ths weeK are the
largest in number of any week this
year, In the Pnlted States 259, ngalnst
222 In tho like week of rtOG, and In
Canada 10, as ngalnst SI in this week
a year ago,
Tho directors of the Standard Oil
Co. have declared a quarterly divi
dend of $10 per sharo on tho capital
stock. This is the same umount that
was declared in the corresponding
quarter last year. .
Copper Miners' Wages are Reduced.
Calumet, Mich., Nov. 1C Following
the wage reductions In upper Michi
gan copper mines a few weeks ago,
further reductions have beenmade
known. A 5 per cent, cut has be?n
announced by tho Mass Consolidated
mlnau nnd n K nni ..nnt stilt ha. nlan
......v.. m... u u i"i -w.i, vm. na mu i,
been announced by tho Centennial m
and Alloueg companies, to take ef
fect December 1. About 1,000 men
nre affected at the Centennlu'j und Al
louez. Tho Qulncy mines have an
nounced a reduction to tako effect
January 1, tibout 1,300 men being in
volved. Rioting Follows a 8trlke,
Ijulsvlllo. Ky., Nov, 16. Tho strike
of street railway men Friday led to a
number' of small riots arfd about 25
arrests. Fow passengers aro riding
ou tho cars that aro manned, by 'strlkg
breakers brought from other cIUm. .
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THE FOND PAKENT "THE KlD'8
NEAR PASSAIC, N. J.', AND STOLE'
$5,C0O FRbM HIM.
THE POLICE CAUGHT THREE
Of the Highwaymen' After an Ex
change of Shots,rbut the Fourth
Man of the Gan'g Escaped ,.
with the Booty,
Passaic, N J., Nov. 10. Four armed
Italians perpetrated a daring robbery
on tho outskirts of this city Friday,
holding up u paymaster and carrying
nway u satchel which, the pollco say
contained between J5.000 and $7,000.
Three of the highwaymen were ar
rested after nn exchange of shots
with the police, but tho fourth escap
ed with the booty,
Paymnster William Knnpp, of the
Worthan & Aldricli Co., dyers, of
Dolawnnna, N. J two miles from
hore, started Friday afternoon to
drive to ths city, wlicre ho intended
to dopoelt tho money in it bnnk.'-'IJo
wns nlonoand unarmed and was Hear
ing tho city wheu four men 'armed
with shotguns stepped out from be
hind trees niiil .ordered him' to stop.
One of tho men seized tho horse's
head, two covered tho .paymaster
with their Bimsy while tho fourth
climbed Into tho wagon and seized
tho satchel. Keeping Knnpp covered
und warning him not to make un out
cry the men disappeared.
Watterson Comments oh Bryan,
Boone, la., Nov. 10. Col. Henry
Wnttcrson, when asked Friday for his
opinion on William J. Bryan's tenta
tive acceptanco of the ''democratic
presidential nomination, declurod that
lis had labored with Bryan to have
him decline tho nomination and to
quit his "dog In the ninngor" attitude.
Col. Watterson realized that Uryan
had It ,ln his power to demand tho
leadership of tho democracy in 1008
of "defeat any other candidate by
knifing him ns' lie did Parker." Ho
thought Bryan could no longer' create
enthusiasm, ns ho hud been before tho
people too many times. ' .Watterson
sold ho would support Bryan lu pref
erence to Roosevelt,
A Big Fall In Values.
" Now York. Nov, 10. Two i years ngo
Walter Bowno sold his membership
on tho Now York stock dxdhango to
Thompson Starr for $05,000. The
transfer of that membership" back to
Mr. Bowne from Mr. Stnrf-.for $53,000
wns recorded Frlduy, Thefprice paid
by Starr was the highest on record
and'tlio selling price the" flowcst in
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Veteran- Preacher Killed by a Fall,
Johnstown, Pn., Nov. 1G. After of
ficiating at, the mlirrlage of Ills grand'
dutighter, Mist? Otto flyers, to George
Roto, Thursday night, tind Joining in
the Wedding feast. Rev, William By.
em, aged HI years, got out of bed for
n drlnlc'Frldny morning and fell to the
bottciin of'u, stairway. Ills skull was
crushed and ho died live hours later.
Brers" had been an elder lu the Uni
ted Brethren church for 05 years.
England Has Swlfteat War Vessel.
Cowes, Isle of Wight. Nov. 10.
Great Britain, not content with pos
oeBslug the largest warship in the
world in the Dreadnought, has con
structed the fastest fighting craft do
stroyer Hi the Mohawk. On her ofll
clal trial Friday In the North Sen the
'.Mohawk maintained for six hours n
mean speed of iUYt knots an hour.
This Is eqtinl to 40 Ifliles.
Retrenchment Is Ordered.
Altcnan, Pn.f Nov. 10. Tho Buperln-.
tendonts of nil divisions of tho Penn
sylvania railroad and tho superintend
ent of tho shops at Altoona and other
lilacijs' were notllled Friday to cut
down expanses to a minimum and to
Hiupenil-v wherever it can lie done
without crippling tllo force. Several
hundred men will be uffected.
Woman Is Acquitted of Matricide.
Chicago, Nov. 10. Mrs. Mary Sht
dok, charged wlUi murder by poison
of' he'rinotficr, MM. .Mary, -Motto, and
of herxnther, Avas acquitted. lust night
by a Jury, of matricide. Mrs. Slndclc
is still under indictment for the death
of her father.
Will Operate on" Half Time.
St. Johnsbury, Vt., Nov. 10.-The
Fairbanks" Co., umkera of scales und
Jinrdwuro supplies, nunc lice (hat un
til further notice their large plant
here will ho operated on halt time,
The curtailment is due to scat city of
currency. About 1,300 hands aro af
Dempsey Declare for Bryan.
Cincinnati, Nov. 1C .Mayor Dnniii
soy, of Cincinnati, Is for Urynn, first,
last and 'all the time', and other possl
bio democratic cundlduteti can bnnlt
on his opposition. Dempsey ennio out
Friday with u very strong statement
advocating tho rcnomlna(lon of Bryan
Farmer Gave Out Worthless Checks.
Anntuuuia, w mv. u. a farmer I
giving -tlm nuuie of 13. II. Seymour Is
under arrest, hern for' passing threu
bogus checks on merchants. Ho gave
a different numo on each check, but
wns not suspected because he was n
Japanese Immigration Increases.
Washington, Nov. 10. While Immi
gration to America from all countries
during October showed nn Increase,
being 12 per cent, greater than in Oc
tober, 1000, tho increaso in immlgra-.
tlon from Japan was greatpr than In
any ono mouth n record.
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BARGAIN DAYS IN :-
FJNQ, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE
' BUVlNG GILT EDGED TObKa.
PERSONS OF SMALL MEANS
Prices to Purchase Securities that
Will Yield Larue Returns
In the,. Future.,
New York. Nov. lo. Never In-the
history ot Wall st.reotjina there been
such enornious purchases of securities
by Investors' in odd lots, and the
transfer books of railroad nnd Indus
trial corporations show a rpcord
breaklng'nuihbcr ot new sharelujld
errf. The "present. low market price
of standard securities Is responsible.
Tho New York Central railroad and
several other eompnnIes report that
the numbers of their stockholders
huvo nearly .doubled In the Inst .year.
Tho transfer depiu'tments of all cor
porations are working day und night,
to keep up wjth their work,
The distribution of stock to people
1 of moderate means foretells certain
relief for the monetary sltuutlon, for
brokerage holmes state that these
purchases nre made outright with
cash withdrawn frofii safety deposit
vaults oi' With certified checks). These
suius, ranging in amounts from $100
to $10,000, in tho aggregate total
many millions of dtdlnrs. Bankers
welcolno the small Investor, for Ills
appearance betolAns a llrm conviction
that the country's Industrial well be
ing will be maintained. Secretary
Trimble, of the United Stntes Steel
Corporation, said Friday:
"Soino two years ago it was decjd
ed not to make jiublic the number of
our stockholders) but I can say that
the number ot Investors iu smnll lots
during the Inst month hns been un
precedented." James L. Carter, who is iu charge
of tho transfer department of .1. P.
Morgan &. Co., said that tho purchases
of small lots of stocks are breaking
all words. Ho added:
"With prices nt bed rock the small
Inventor has availed himself of a' raro
opportunity (0 invest lils' snvjngs in
secvritles that will show n handsome
return In the future."
Tho liooks or the Pennsylvania rail
road, huvo just closed npd it Is esti
mated that tho number of sharehold
ers has reached 50,000, an Increase of
several thousand in the last year.
The Pennsylvania is" said to bo gain
ing on nn average of about 100 stock
holders a ihiy. Edward Rosslter,
trensurer of tho Now York Central
railroad, said that the stockholders
now total about lS.'OOO und that in the
last five weekii over 1,800 new names
have been placed on tho company's
In the Inst six weeks the number
of stockholders In Northern, Pacific
has Increased nearly 01000; In South
ern .railroad over i;000f In Reading'
over ,2",000, while. Tnlon nnd Sodthcrn
fnclfle" have each increased their
number of stockholders by several
thousand. A largo brokerage house
reports that mnll orders fdr stocks
are being received In quantities from
all .over tho country. A representa
tive of many people living In nnd
about Sharon, Pa., came here a few
dnys ngo and bought many stocks for
his clients. Ills purchases nre stated
lo huvo exceeded $500,000.
A New Theatrical Combine.
Pittsburg, Nov, 10. One of the
moot Important actions tnlen in the
atrical circles of' tho country oc
curred here Friday when prominent
muimgers formed tho Ohio Theatrical
Co. The, following circuits were
merged: " Ohio "circuit, Grand Opera
Mniiun rVininnnv. rif n1nwni-n Ponn.
..sylvimla circuit tho TrI-State elrcult;
t'oopio s Amusement uo. und the one,
J two und threo-nlght ntand theatres
controlled by Nixon & Zimmerman, ot
Philadelphia: Moore & Tullmau,
Wheeling, W. Va., und Colin &. Ilar
rlB, of Now York City. Tho comblna
lion will conduct more than 100 the
EUloglzed the Negro Race.
Washington, NoV. 1C President
Roosevelt, Hon. Jumes Bryco, British
ambassador, and Andrew Carnegie
delivered addresses relleetlng pro
nonncoil optiinisin as to the future ot
thp negro race here Friday. The oc
casion was the Installation of Rev.
Wilbur Thlrkleld ns president ,of
Howard unlversfty nnd tho celebra
tion ot tho fortieth jtnniversnry of tho
founding or that institution, which is
devoted to the lilglier education of tho
Automobile Company is Bankrupt.
Charlotte, Mich., Nov. 1C A volun
tary petltipn In bankruptcy Was lilcd
Friday in tho UnitoH StateS court at
Grand Rapids by the DolSon Automo
bile Co., of this city. The book1 value
of the nssots aggregate over $250,000,
Vlth indebtedness niuoulillng to about
The Bradley Trial.
Washington, Nov, 10. That tho de
fense of Mrsr Annie M. Bradley, on
trial on the charge of imirdorlng ox
United States Senator llruyn, 'would
bo Insanity was inadb evident 'by tlie
Htqtuiuei.t' inaie to .the (court Friday
by her attorney, Thotestlniony prg
seuted by the prosecution ivau all in
tended to show premeditation .oh tho
part of rs.'firndley In killing Brown.
Ode witness' fion. Salt Lake City
tcstlltcd that, she had ttold him six
tiiontlfs before' the trngtHly that shb
Intended to kill Brown K ho 4U not
legltlumtlf.o her -vhlldreu by murrylne
, PuddlersJ Wages are, but,
i'ltt'sbujjf,- Nov. 4i.-rNotle posted
at the, local )'nills of the Spang. &
Chulfant CO. aniiouiu'o a reduction In
yn"gou of puHdlers to $5 a toii. The,'
iilll will be (emiioriitlly closed! throw
ing COO- men Out nf 'worlt. Many' of
tho pudillors declare they will not
work under, tho new, wale, which U
s ipi j ueiow ue; uuiob, wages,
CHBOmCLES Of A DAY IN Olfit
,t . i i h
Changed ItsyNama.,, K
Columbus 0.,lt'N6v.'li',Th Tai
Asuoclfrilon of North America'' I th
name Of .the orgnnl'MtHsa thit ha
evolved from the ' moveniettt thai
formed the National Tax assoclatl6ti
. year ago and thouiaUaaal'oa4r- -juice
o'n stat and local taxation .whltli
cldspd in this cUyFrldRyatterrafttit
days session. The name -was chattffil
from the National Tax asebeiiltion.;t(i
Ih ortler -to Include Canada', 'ThWtei-''
garters of tlilfl'ioiifttilitaHoa' Mt".r;
malti'In Coliinb, Thcoffloei'h'sjftrt.,
ruruyi new, iotk jih ,s sei-.i-ijiry, n.
C. Pleydoll, New York; treasurer, Fos
ter Copeland, Columbus. ,
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IN YHE GOOD OLD TIMES. .
Quaint Customs That Recti! Decided-
ly Odd Manners.
In the first place.'tlio woods.are full
of men, runs "The Chronicles of a
Queer Girl" In tho Ladies' Home Join--nal.
They were, nuhieroua' is .tlw
sands, ot tlie sca, and life wan jutcrest
Ink. to nut it mildly.,' IK iniMlnie there
ovus do Bitch thing as the pairing (iff
, ... ... . 4. ift.
ot one cotipie to "Keep company 'ior
years at n stretch, to tho exclusion ot
othbr friends. A gill w.a3 free to ac
cent the attention of nny audnll young
tueti, ami have a different escort .'(p
Oycry dance, plctiio or pai-ty.of 'the
todsoii. Kven an engaged girl was
not. expected to go only.wlth het
.lanco, but miist niake things Jlvely by
entertaining nnd going libotit with dif
ferent young men and keeping the
comniuulty upon -the qui VIVc as to
which would be Iter final choice.
There was time for Idling in those
days hours for fooling dull care and "
baffling stern necessity. Ajirotly gfr
wns likely to spy from her window .an
Interesting, grolip of pedestrln'ps oi a '
dashing horseman at almost any .hour
tn the dny, it sho Went downtown
(she did not ko often, gentle reader,
as girls do uawdnya) U was ,strarike,
Indeod, If there was pot rivairyflBjxi
which of the young gallants .'should
walk home w'fth Iter, On Sunday tfie
rear seitta of the snnctunry wcro com
fortably, filled with young gentlemen
of no special religious professions, and
it Has by no means tho least Interest. -
. ing ieuturo of the service passing out
or tuo cmircu door and down the line,,
milling and bestowing glances Upon
them ns they stood with raised hats,
gravely saluting ono pretty devotee
after another us she .came out witli
tho Sabbath halo around, her face. " "
There was 'n custom, now bfSiolete,
,no doubt for lack of numbers as well
ns spirit, of .glylng, a pretty glH';a
"grand rush" on Sunday afteraooas,
An. I look back tlpw 1 can flee a, phalanx
of hats and. troiisers, auduclolisficeV
dnd. buttonhole bouquets moving aioai,
lhi. tiling.; oio. ' ' " ' '"TrT-
the village street.
A Novell. .he Lusltanla.Thst'At-
tracted Attention. ' -v
Ono fffnluro of tho big Lusitflaki "
which attracted crowds when she was
open for Inspection was the uutoteiatic
Ufa buoy which is fastened, between
tlCeks on a slanting frame In such '4'
wfly that it can bo released by'.h'e
pressure of n'button on tlie bridge. -
On each end of tlie four arms of.'a
Jai-go cross-shaped framework is -4
copper ball. These balls ire c,
weighted tha when tho Jitfoy ..strikes,
the water it will float upright.. To the
crossinrnis nre fastened long brass, cy I
inders. Theso cylinders are calalat.
carbide lights so arranged thatUiMj)
llai'd up by contact, with tho, waW..w
Should a cry of.'an overboajfV,'-l
raised at night the officer ooM, tie
bridge prenses the button, tbe.buo?
Idts the water nnd ,Uie lights, flare im.
If tljo man overboard la u swimmer he
rati reach (lie bUoy, to. the, afjW.qi
y1ilfch Ibops' nro attaclietl''to aid him
hi keei)ng abovd 'Wnteiv The 'snip
also litiR a mark to guide it.
TRY TO, PAY TAfcetS TWICER
. . , ,. ,
rouble Caused Cbllectbls byForget
ful Persons. v ,'n
"You huve hc.ard' so much about,rthe'
man who dodges hla taxes ldon't sup
pose -you ever dreamed that We a'v
troubled by the man' who trie te pay
his tuxes twice," said a cietk In tyr
Now York tax collector's office. "Bijl,
every year we ale pui to uetodtes;
work By son'd. absent minded (persons
who" have utterly forgotten that they
have sent lis checks. .1 sent back-a
receipted bill for $000 the other day,
and to-day 1 received the ,reeelpi
bill with knolhor check for .$000.v Tje
man had irioroly jflapced at Uils ,lilll,
never' noUced Whether It way recfclfy.
odor mot, an4 Bept' aJbnii another,
check, foreettlng-, q about tlie pj-p-vloim
one, r f
"A mim, tofepbo'ned to,we aw'blie
ago In Md out Uio amount tof Ut
taea, und said: JI I .would JetJilai
know before noon ae wotiWipay-imisJe'
dlstely. I, dropped all ifn y othr wpfck
to look. 'up his indebtfldhesaJto the
city nnd discovered that Glutei ipaid x
hlsWIl three weeks' previously. Wh'
I toid, hlw.xlie merely,. daubed I'aa'a'
snJd he Buesseil-'heliaii era;' .. , ,
''Another queer .th1K about 4I'
tax, business) Womer-pftep cMsiii
in and pay tllr-lpisband'u pofi tax.
1 .don't know whether it "la beeaihte
they hojd-the purse or beesus;iheJr
httabaads' are too busy foattentj 4b
tlm matter theniselves. Qftai, Mm J
not -tlieii' hiBbnaHs' .tai but that!
nifcnf) jenilii wild ,-ew say.tfcs, iheTr''.
wet! boarders hj-e cmmikliivfn
them to aav ilia . iio.il u,..' -J
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