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BILL TAYLOR HANGED.
The Murder of the Meeks Family
(3 Ttr& Frotestine His Innowort, and
Kipres.inc fonli.lenre that lie wan o
Ing Straight to Heaven Taylor's
Caw-oixtox, Mo., May 1. William
Taylor, couvicted with his brother
-George fur the murder of the Meeks
fcuniiv near Jlrotvniiiff, Mo., on the
jniffht of May 10, 1SK. suffered the ex
treme penalty of the law at 10:.V1 a. m.
In ten minutes after the drop fell
tie life that saerifieed four human
beings in its lust for rain was extinct,
and "he died like a martyr. No man
rvnr looked less the murderer than did
lie as he stool there on the scaffold
pale in death itself, swaying backward
and forward with the rush of his enio
iwms. and yet calm anil co'd and brave,
flivcri his enemies, bitter as they ara
a.ra.inst him. marveled at the courage
of a man who so foully murdered a
woman and her little children.
From the sheriff's standpoint the
exivutioii went off without a hitch.
Tlirtre were no delays. It was perfect,
und so dramatic in its circumstantial
features that men who have seen a
dozen others die on the scaffold
quivered and shook at the tragedy.
WiVi'im P. Toylr.
A LAST KI'.riTI.KSS API'EAT
At 0:30 a. m. Virgil Colliding. Tay
lor's principal counsel, made a last
hopeless apieal to the governor. He
wired as follows:
How. w. j. stone. CovEnxou. jeffehsos
Citv. Mo.: Can yu not c'.ve Taylor a pit
tance of ten days' life? Is .Missouri too weak
V) cuaril him safely that Ions?.
Jo reply was received to the appeal
to the governor.
THE ASSEMBLING CKOWn.
Long before sunri.-e, from every
quarter, down every country road,
there came crowds of men to witness
the execution. They came in buggies.
In farm wagons, driving mules anil
jacks, afoot and on horseback, in twos
and threes and scores, eager and anx
ious over the sensation of the day. A
man was to die, and even though they
could not see him as he swnng from
the scaffold with the rope around his
neck, the fascination was irresistible.
Before six o'clock at least ;VM) men
'Jiad gathered around the jail, where
50 deputies stood on guard with loaded
Winchesters. Every man of them was
clamorinsr for a ticket and but for
force of arms the frail stockade would
.surely have been leveled to the ground.
iiy sun-up a wire rope had been
stretched across the streets at the in-
tersection of which sv.ands the jail.
It was guarded bv the Hale Rifles, un
der command of (apt. lack. The
men were in full uniform anil with
their bayonets glistening in the morn
insr sunlight, added a touch of grim
splendor to the scene.
The militia assembled at the armory
al i:.'!0. The company consists of 40
young men. the best Hood cf the
towu. They were told that in the
event of trouble they vroulit he ex-
jveted to do their duty and light.
Without imputation to their courage it
tn.-iv be saiil that this duty was highly
distasteful to the soldiers
tbcm had tickets admitting them to
the stockade and their duty as guard
rreventcd them from witnessing the
KITES OF THE CHIIMII.
' Shortly aft;-r 7:rtil l-'r. Kennedy, ac-
. uumanicd by Dr. lull and a nuialicr
of Catholic l'.mies, repaired to Taylor's
cell to celebrate mass, lie joined in
the services. The last sacrament was
administered to the man and after a
liaif-hmtr the party retired.
In the meantime preparations for
the hanging continued. Deputy sheriffs
flitted in and out of the jail, dodging
.their friends, who were continuously
Importuning them for passes. Sheriff
Stanley of Carroll county had discard
chI the gray suit with which he isnsual
ly adorned and appeared in a full suit
.Sheriff Ed Allen of Linn seemed to
exercise more authority than Stanley,
.and with good right, as he had his wits
41 bout him and a more thorough knowl
edge of the grewstone proceedings.
The only regret over the affair that
Carroll ton seemed to feel was the ab
sence of George Taylor, the brother of
ISi'L, condemned to die with him for the
same terrible crime. A last effort was
tnade Wednesday night to capture him,
but it was unavailing. A report,
thought to be well founded, reached
town that George had been seen hid
ing in the brush 12 miles to the north
-of Carrolltou. Little was said, but a
posse, composed of a number of Linn
deputies and a number of local men,
started out to run him down. Rlood
Iiounds were taken along, and the
search continned late into the night,
lut no trace of him was found, and the
posse returned without him, and so
.Hill Taylor dies alone.
TAYI.Olt'S LAST NIGHT.
The prisoner passed as calm a night
is could have been expeeiea unaer me
c-ircumstances, never once appearing
to lose in any degree the show of forti
tude. The early part of the night was
spent in making final arrangements
-Cor the disposition of his body, in con-
versation with newspaper men and
with a number of Sisters of Charity
who called. About 1:30 lie retired for
the night and went to sleep. Appar
ently his rest was dreamless, for not a
sound disturbed the quiet of the place.
Shortly before five o'clock he awoke
and came out of his cell once more. He
said he had slept well. Noticing the
two guards in the jail with him. he sat j
down at his table and wrote these
words on a piece of paper: '"One of the
men guarding me is Harry Wilson, of
Linn county, and a mobber."
He passed the message through to
the reporters and smiled feebly as they
read it. Some one asked hiin if he had
anything to say.
N"o," was his answer. "If the poo
pic can stand it. I can."
l!reakfast was brought the doomed
man about six o'clock. It was not a
credit to Sheriff Stanley or Carroll
county. When men are alout to die
it is the custom to let them have what
they want to eat. They are even
humored with all the delicacies of the
season, but no questions were asked
Taylor. His morning meal, served in
a tin pan, consisted of two fried eggs
and three biscuits and a tin cup full of
coffee. There was no knife or fork,
not even a spoon.
Taylor found a spoon finally on his
table, and wiping it on a newspaper
began to eat in a stocial. indifferent
way. A gentle murmur of indignation
went the rounds of the reporters.
'Is that all vou wish. Mr. Taylor?"
one of them asked sympathetically.
"Yes, this will do," he answered re
Jlut his eyes filled with tears and he
struggled to suppress his emotions.
This touch of sympathy from the men
who had been sent here to describe his
last hours and his iguominous death
moved him more than hate or bitter
ness. TAVI.OP.'S DVIXG STATEMENT TO TUB
Just two hours before ho was to bo
led to the gallows the doomed man
made a statement to the public. CoL
Halcaud Mr. Conkling had been talk
ing with hiin, and as they went to
leave he handed Col. 11a e a letter ad
dressed to the public. It contained
this statement, his formal farewell to
the men who believed him guilty and
his friends who still stand by him:
To the IMM.lc: I have only this aiMi-
tfonal stalcmrut to make. 1 ouht not to suf
fer as I am coHipelieil to do. I'rt-judice aut
perjury have convicted me. Hy this convic
tion my wife is l-ft a widow, my babies are
ma je orphans in a cold world, my brothers tj
mourn anil my friends to weep. You has:on
my trray-haired mother and father to their
Knives. The mobs and that element hount
me to the crave. I have hojwM to live
at least until the pood people realized the
injustice done me. but it can not be so. I
feel prepared to meet my 'ioil. and I now
winir my way to the irreat unknown, where I
believe everyone is properly judged. I hope
my friends will all meet me in Heaven. 1 be
lieve I am going there. Geod-by all.
'W. I". Taylor."
The note also contained this printed
certificate, given him by the priest and
signed bis name.
"I. the undersiirned.desirinethat in the event
of my death the truth concerning the condition
of my soul should be told at my funeral, do
hereby testify that 1 hava been born ajrain by
believing In the Lord Jesus Christ. If I die
to-nisht I will go to Heaven."
Roth messages were under date of
April 29. Refore giving out this letter
Taylor wrote one on a scrap of news
paper and, signing it, handed it
through the bars to the reporters. It
ran as follows:
To thk Prm.ic:: The clamor for my Mood
is soc.n to be satisfied by murdering Die coo!:y
and deliberately under the jruNe of l:iw. It
ni.iv be you are not murderers. It is between
you and your trod."
Taylor chose R. M. Kneisley, Virgil
Conkling's law partner, to attend to
the disposition of his body. Kneisley
had a talk with him in hiscell. in which
he calmly discussed the details and
askd him to accompany the remains
to the Yount cemetery, near Laclede,
Mo., where the interment will occur.
"Don't leave me," lie said, until the
last clod of earth has been placed upon I
During all this sorrowing talk he
never faltered, and was apparently not
as much affected as the lawyer.
AN INSULT AVENGED.
Shot and Killed the Man who strnelc Ills
Wife Threatened with Lynching.
Chicaoo. May 1. At " o'clock yester
day afternoon while William Wagner
was walking south on Market street.
M. J. Wyckoff came up behind him
and, drawing a revolver, shot Wyekot?
in the back. As Wagner whirled
around, Wyckoff sent a seeond bullet
into Wagner's head instantly killing
him. Wyckoff was arrested and with
ditiiculty conveyed to the. Central sta
tion, a large number of people who
had witnessed the shooting endeavor
to take him from the ofiiccrs and lynch
The shooting is said to be the result
of a quarrel Wednesday night between
Wagner and Mrs. Wyckoff, w hile the
latter's husband was absent from
home, during which Wagner struck
Mrs. Wyckoff a heavy blow in the face.
Ity the Heaviest Downpour of Rain Ever
Cleveland. O., May 1. The rain
fall here yesterday afternoon was the
heaviest ever known in this city dur
ing the length of time, and much
damage was clone by water. The
sewers were unable to carry off the
surplus water and many basements
Girls at work in the basement of
the store of Levy & Stern, toy manu
facturers, were caught unawares and
narrowly escaped with their lives.
Almost every store in the business
portion of the city suffered loss. One
house was struck by lightning and de
stroyed. Shade aud fruit trees were
uprooted all over the city.
Hamilton Ilton Found Dead.
Philadelphia, May 1. Hamilton
Disston, the head of the extensive saw
works of Henry Disston & Sons of this
city, was found dead in bed at his
residence. Broad and Jefferson streets.
Heart disease was the supiosed cause
rhe -Favorite Sou" Who Opposed Ulna
Suowol I'nder by the AtaUmche of l'op
uiarliy Which Neither the Advantage of
Orj;auizStiou of the 1'ouventioii ior Con
suuiinato Cieneralship In 1'ulilug the
Wire Could Stay.
secretary ol htale
University Trustees I-
....John R Tanner
..W. A. Northcott
J. A. Kose
..J. K. McCuiioUfc'h
Henry U Ilerti
M. McKay, Chi-
cuo: 'e. J. Smith, Champaign;
Turner Carritl, Jacksonville.
Delegate at Lurge.
Richard J. Ogles uy
Josepu V. Filer
William ienu Nixon
U. V. l'attersoa
J. M. Pepper
J. V. 11 worth
l T. Chapman
liab'oi 1-. G. ttirsvu Chicago
iu: aco D. Clark Mattuon
Sl'liiNGFlKLD, Hi., April 30. The op
ponents of Gov. McKiuley's presiden
tial aspirations capitulated to-day be
fore a tcrritic onslaught of tho
friends of the Ohio statesman. Ry a
majority of u'-'J in a total vote of 1,j3."
a majority as uuesi1-vted to the sup
porters of the Otiioau as it was stag
gering to Senator Cuilom and his
friends, the republican state conven
tion instructed the four dclegatcs-at-large
from Illinois totheSt. Louis con
vention, not merely to vote for and
support the Ohio candidate, but actu
ally "to present his name to that body
as the candidate and choice of
Illinois for the presidential nomi
nation.' It is true that the
form in which the resolution was
adopted the substitution of McKiu
ley's name in the Cuilom resolution
was due to the over-zeal of a delegate
who anticipated tiie regular McICiulcy
indorsement which was to have been
presented by the spokesman or his fol
lowing but in the enthusiasm and
uproar that attended the contest be
tweeu the two factions this point was
lost to consideration and as a result, by
the record as it stands, the Illinois del
egation to St. Louis may, should it see
tit to carry out its instructions to the
letter, claim a share with the Ruckeyes
in presenting to the convention the
favorite sou of Ohio.
That the outcome was a crushing
defeat for Senator Cuilom and the
Chicago element that for years has
held the republican party fast in its
iron grasp, is conceded alike by van
quished and victors; and the result
will be to make the country republi
cans for years to come, more potent
than heretofore in the councils of the
All that good generalship, influence,
l.nu trailing ot votes for the vari
ous candidates on the state ticket
could do was done by the defeated fac
tion to prevent a tree expression of
the Melvinlcy element. It captured
the committees and dictated the prin
cipal nominations, ami up to within an
hour of the crucial test even the Mc
Kinlcyitcs were almost willing to con
fess that their tight had been a losing
The turning point came when a can
didate for auditor, who was especially
championed by an anti-Catholic or
ganization, and to whom the machine
had pledged its full support, was de
feated by a one-armed veteran of the
war by less than a baker s dozen of
votes. The sentiment attached to the
old blue uniform had more to do with
the result tiiau any other considera
tion, but the friends of the defeated
cuuiidate and they ran up into the
hundreds charged treachery upon the
l'roui the moment that the result ol
the ballot was declared it was evident
the opposition had lost its grip, and
when the opportune moment arrived
not oiiiy did the delegates who had re
ceived instructions or indorsements
stand to their guns, bat the uniu
strueted brigades poured broadside af
ter broadside into the auti-MclCinley
lie fore the last county had recorded its
vote t tic majority of the opposition was
! tumbling over itself in :ts eagerness to
! secure seats in the baud wagon, and be
i fore the clerks had been given time to
foot up the ligures for an ollicial an
nouncement, tne chosen country cna m
piou of Senator Cuilom and the leader
of the Chicago faction were shouting
against each other to secure the sub
stitution of the name of McKiuley for
that of Cuilom and to advocate the
adoption oy acclamation of the reso
lution as thus amended.
Three of the proposed delegates-at-large
whose names were to have gone
.i .: : .... t ;..n t;.L- Xivnn
ou ti e auu-aouut . w, - .
and l'attersou, of Chicago, and ex-Gov.
7.. ... . f , ,1.i.. .1m
h iter will ,ro to St. Louis under the
rl-cr' ,. " ... , . i,;,
new conditions wnile, keeping then
u- to.m.t. , i ,
i . - M..L;.l..,.tr..; tli.
prtuc ot tne county .t. v.t, ;.
veneraote c ucie uitu uijirauj.
niirht with bauds aud banners,
clubs, torches, red tire and songs ol
triumph, the visitors have undisputed
possession of the capitol city.
Annual Cougress of the Sons of the Amer
Richmond, Va., May 1. The annua!
congress of the Sous of the American
Revolution convened here yesterday,
with Gen. Horace l'orter, president, iu
in the chair, lion. Win. Wirt Henry,
president of the society, made an ad
dress of welcome, and the reports ol
the secretary-general and treasurer
general were submitted.
STATEMENT OF POLICY
By the Sewr French Ministry Coldly lie
ceived by Council and Senate.
'Takis, May J M. Meline, presided
of the new council of ministers, niaihj
a statement of the policy of the nei
cabinet ia the chamber of deputiel
yesterday. The chamber received th
btatcmeut very coldly, scarcely half o:
the deputies applauding his utterance!
and the socialists interposing their ac
In the seaate tne ministerial decla
ration was read by M. Darlan, minis
ter of justice.
AFTER THE BURNING.
The Sltcationat the stricken Town of Crip,
pie Creek Keller Work Promptly Inau
guratedThe Work of Erectine Tempo
rary Structures Iler.umed Tramp and
Hobos Orumnicd Out ot Towu Mystery
of the Fire's Origin.
Cbipple Cheek. Col., Hay 1. The
burned district of Wednesday covered
17 blocks. The Masonic temple build
ing was but partially destnryed, and
there a mass-meeting of citizens was
held yesterday to consider the grave
situation. Committees were named to
take charge of the relief work, and
headquarters were opened at the Mid
laud terminal depot and at the school
houses. Men, women and children, cold, hun
gry and worn out with their hardships
of the night, nocked about the depot
w hen the relief train from Denver and
Colorado Springs arrived at six o'clock
yesterday moruiug. Their wants were
soon satisfied, the tents were rapidly
set up, and by noon something like or
What provisions were saved from the
fire commanded fancy priees, beef
selling at one dollar a pound and bread
'j cents a loaf.
The First national bank opened be
fore nine o'clock in a warehouse and
money was issued upon demand. The
llimetallic bank will open this morn-
In the burned district, of Saturday's
fire the work of erecting temporary
buildings was resumed a nd the piles o!
salvage from Wednesday's lire, which
had been carried there were put in
something like order.
There is a determination plainly
shown to rid the camp of undesirable
crooks and tramps. At noon 50 hobos
were lined up and drummed out of
town. All arrested suspects wera
later on sent to Colorado Springs.
A vigilance committee has been
formed and no mercy will be shown to
violators of the law. This committee
will work quietly and will not givn
jut anything to the public.
It is impossible as yet to state how
many were burned in the tire of
Thursday. All kinds of rumors are
afloat aud many persons are missing.
Some huve gone out of towu and some
are off on the hills wkh friends. At
the improvised morgue are three dead
bodies that of Charles Griffith, a min
ncr; the unknown incendiary shot by
Floyd Thompson, and an unidentified
miner. The revised list of the injured
A corps of -5 insurance adjusters is
trying to figure out their losses. They
roughly estimate the property loss at
Sl,-.0.oX.', not more than -0 per cent,
of w hich is covered by insurance. Tho
loss by the two tires will reach $?.0t)0,
yon, aud the total insurance loss about
four hundred thousand dollars.
The cause of Thursday's fire is yet
a matter of speculation. A waitress
in the Portland hotel was in the
kitchen when the blaze first broke
through the partition wall, and she
states that the tire originated iu the
Chicago restaurant adjoining the ho
tel. Hut the tire burst out simultan
eously from so many places as to still
leave the impression that arson was
committed. Coal oil fumes were de
tected about the schoolhouse, aud some
women created a sensation yesterday
afternoon by telling of seeing two
men trying to set fire to a residence
near the reservoir.
A Second Kellef Train Contributions
Dksvkk, CoL, April 30. A second re
.ief train supplied with everthing nec
essary to the comfort of the sufferers
at Cripple Creek left the Union depot
at four o'clock to-day. All the morn
ing loadsof contributions were dumped
out upon the depot platform and many
telegrams offering cash were sent to
the proper committee in the camp.
The clearinghouse made a cash contri
bution of il.OoO and the fund ran up to
i'lo.oDo beiore night.
iicnetii concerts have been planned
and local societies are collecting sup
plies. The railroads are transporting
the provisions aud clothing free.
JUSTICE TEMPERED WITH MERCY
Though the I-ath Sentence was Ini
lOKed ill Alt Sincerity.
Washington', May 1. Secretary Ol
ney on the -Sth ult. telegraphed the
secretary of slate for the South Afri
can republic that it was assumed that
the deatii sentence of Hammond and
other American citizens was imposed
withtheuuderstandiugtlf.it the sen
tence would be commuted and that he
would like assurance on that point.
The answer came yesterday morning
from the Transvaal secretary as fol
lows: "There was no talk of an understand-
, ; betWeen judge and government
, UCL; J " "
! before the sentence of death was pro-
. . ,
nounced, but beforo the reception of
telegram the executive council
iT, to ,,,t mL.r,.v take the
had resolved to
, enforce the
O- t 7 ..
, death, penal tj.
RUIN AND SUICIDE
A One of the Results of Wednesday'!
Fire at Cripple Creek.
Denver, CoL, May 1. Robert
Campbell, a prominent grocery man ol
this city, ex-mayor of Central City, wh
was impoverished by Wednesday fire
at Cripple Creek, having his extensive
properties there uninsured, killed him
self in a fit of despondency by shoot
ing himself through the heart. Hia
wife subsequently attempted self-destruction.
To the Baltimore Ohio "Cannon Ball.'
Washington', Pa., May 1. The
Baltimore Ohio "cannon ball" ex
press, due at this place at 5:35 a, m.,
was wrecked at Vance's station,
three miles east. Fireman Flaherty,
of Grafton, W. Va., 30 years of
asre. was killed. Engineer William
MclJurnie, of Glenwood, was badlj
bi uised about the head and shoulders.
Roggagemaster Xeeley was slightly
injured. The accident was caused by
the breaking of the front axle undel
the ensine while running at full speed
! DUN'S COMMERCIAL REVIEW.
The Gains In Business Less than ExpecteC
Lowest Range of X'riees Yet Known
Cotton Advances on speculation an4
Wheat Declines Silks Weaker and Wool
ens Show no Improvement Boots and
Shoes in Fair Demand.
New York, May 2. R. G. Dun &
Co., in their weekly review of trade,
issued to-day, say:
Failures for the week have been 238
in the L'nited States, against 231 last
year, and 31 in Canada, against 3-1 last
As the season advances there is more
business, but advices indicate that on
the whole the prevalent feeling is that
the gain is less than there was rea
son to expect. While retail trade has
been active enough to materially lessen
stocks and obligations, and thus to
prevent a great many threatened em
barrassments, it has not yet brought
enough new business to mills or fac
tories to prevent decrease of unfilled
orders and elosing of some works.
Substantially the same state of things
exists in all the great industries, not
withstanding the strong combinations
in some, and evidence of inadequate
consumption appears in the fact that
the general range of prices of com
modities, farm, as well as manufac
tured products, is nearly 1 per cent,
lower than it was April 1, and the
lowest ever known, the decline since
October. lieing 16.7 per eent. Not
can this be attributed to scarcity of
money, which is easier and more
abundant as the liquidation of man,;
dealers lessens outstanding obliga
tions. Speculation has raised cotton an
Dighth, though receipts and crop pros
pects still favor lower prices and ac
cumulated stocks of unsold goods are
Wheat has declined 4? cents foi
eash. With only two months of the
?rop year remaining there is little tc
incourage higher prices.
Silk has weakened a little, owing to
the overloading of Japanese dealers.
Wool is weak, the wool year closing
with the greatest quant ity of wool on
band ever carried at this season.
Woolen goods have not improved in
demand, and ilanncls have opened 5 to
13 per cent, lower than last year,
though the material decrease of pro
duction has given to other, woolen
joods a stronger tone.
Dress goods are helped by the re
striction of foreign imports, but the
association reports that, on the whole,
wool machinery is not more than half
Some cotton mills have ceased pro
duction, including one large printing
establishment, and stocks on hand still
increase, though for brown goods
there has been a better legitimate de
mand, and great quantities of ging
hams have been moved by drives at
prices low beyond all precedent.
There is fair demand for boots and
shoes, though not enough to prevent
gradual exhaustion of orders unfilled,
but the only change in prices has been
a slight advance in some qualities.
Leather is weaker with very narrow
demand, and quotations average a shade
lower, as do prices of hides.
Large purchases of lake ore by the
principal consumers; contracts secur
ing control of low phosphorus ore and
lower rates to Cliicag. for Connells
ville coke in order to compete with
l'ocahontas coke are the main features
in the iron industry; but a revival of
demand is yet deferred. Structural
prospects are good, but iu other
branches the demand is less active,
and Uessemer pig is weak at S13 at
The volume of domestic business
shown by clearings has been S154.000,
1)00 daily in April, against S153.0Ut,uOO
last year; S13ti,0i)0,00!) in 1S'J4, SIS1,0IM),
(WO in 1SU3 and S18S,000,(H0 in li'JX
These figures show a greater shrink
age tnan appeared in recent months
and indicate that improvement is slow.
RISING FROM HER ASHES.
Tripple Creek Bids Fair to Become th
I'hd'nix if the Far West Help at ll:tud
and Hope Kevivtnj;.
Ckiiti.k Ckkkk, Col., May 1. At the
two camps over 2.01)0 people were fed
this morning, the breakfast consisting
:f meat, coffee, hot cakes and other
The number of tents is sufficient ta
accommodate all who are in need of
aid. Most everybody enjoyed a solid
night's rest last night and awoke this
morning refreshed and encouraged.
Mayor Steel stated this morning that
he did not believe there were any
bodies in the ruins of the Portland
hotel or other burned structures in
the neighborhood. Charles (irilhth
and the unknown man shot during the
fire are so far the only dead.
Incendiarism is still a popular belief
as to the cause of the fire, and many
wild threats are made against the al
leged firebugs should they be appre
hended. All indigent Crippls Creek sufferers
have been granted by the railroads
running out of the burned camp a rate
of one cent per mile or one-fifth of the
regular fare applying in Colorado.
The prices asked for commodities
to-day were very reasonable, and no
exorbitant rates were the rule. Res
taurants and eating houses are open
ing up as fast as they can procure tem
porary quarters. The saloons do not
appear to be thriving to any great ex
tent, as the people are inclined to be
orderly and quiet.
Building material, furniture and
merchandise are now coming in by the
car load, and contributions of food and
clothing are sufficient for present
THE MATABELE WAR.
Food Getting: Reroarkai:7 Scarce ana
Dear at Bui u way o.
Capetown, May 2. Advices from
Buluwayo say that the situation there
is unchanged. Articles of food are
dearer there than was ever known be
fore and are steadily increasing in
price as they are in scarcity.
Cecil Rhodes has wired Capt. Dun
can, who is commanding a wing of the
forces around Buluwayo, declaring
that the effect of the Matabele risiajr
will be to give the country a r ailwAjf
sooner thau had been expected.
Ko matte how hanpy and contented
man mav look, if you rive hiin a chance ha
will spend the dav telling you his troubles.
Los Angeles Express.
After phvsicians had given tie up, I was
saved bv Piso's Cure. Ralpu Esmo, Wil
liamsport, Pa., Nov. 22, 1SU3.
'Bio words an fine clothe, said Uncle
Eben, "is berry frequently alike iu not kib
berin mnchdatre'ly 'mounts terauthmg.,
"WnnuB are all the wicked people,
buried!" asked a small boy who had been
reading the inscriptions in a churchyard.
Extreme tired feeling afflicts nearly every
body at this season. Tho hustlers cease to
push, tho tireless grow weary, the ener
getic bocomo enervated. You know just
what wo mean. Some men and women
endeavor temporarily t) overcome that
Feeling by great force of will. But thil is
unsafe, as it pulls powerfully upon the
nervous system, which will not long stand
such strain. Too many people "work on
their nerves," and the result is seen in un
fortunate wrecks marked "nervous pros
tration," in every direction. That tired
Ing is a positive proof of thin, weak im
puro blood; for if tho blood is .rich, red,
vitalized and vigorous, it imparts life and
energy to every nerve, organ and tissue of
the body. Tho necessity of taking Hood's
Sarsaparilla for that tired feeling is,
therefore, apparent to every one, and tho
good it will do you U equally beyond ques
tion. Remember that
Is the One True Blood Pari Her. All drupsrlsts. It.
Pre pared only by CI. Hood A Co., Lowell. Mass.
Hood's Pills SpSSa
The Greatest Medical Discovery
of the Age.
DONALD KENNEDY, of ROXBURY, MASS.,
Has discovered in one of our common
pasture weeds a remedy that cures every
kind of Humor, from the worst Scrolula
down to a common Pimple. ...
He has tried it in over eleven hundred
cases, and never failed except in two cases
(both thunder humor.) He has now in his
possession over two hundred certificates
of its value, all within twenty miles of
Boston. Send postal card for book.
A benefit is always experienced from the
first bottle, and a perfect cure is warranted
when the right quantity is taken.
When the lungs are affected it causes
shooting pains, like needles passing
through them; the same with the Liver or
Bowels. This is caused by the ducts be
ing stopped, and alwavs disappears in a
week after taking it. Read the label.
if the stomach is foul or bilious it Will
cause squeamish feelings at first.
No change of diet ever necessary, cat
the best you can get, and enough of it.
Dose, one taMespoonful in water at bed
time. Sold by all Druggists.
ASK YOUR DEALER FOR
S3. SHOE BESJo!ilDTHE
If you pay 84 to SO for shoes, ex
amine the V. L. Douglas Shoe, and 9
see what a good shoe you can bay for
OVER 100 STYLES AND WIDTHS,
and LACE, made in all
klivlsef the best selected
leather by skilled work
.fcVV', than any
WF?. ' ii other
manufacturer In the world.
None penulne unless name and
price is stamped on the bottom.
Ak your deafer for onr 83,
84. S3.5U, 8'!.Gu, 8.?5 Shoes;
tK.30, S2 and S 1.73 for boys.
TAKE KO SUBSTmJTE. If vmirdealer
cannot snpply you, send to lac
torv enclosing price and 56 cents
to pay carriage. State kind, style
of toe (cap or plain), size and
width. Our Custom Dept. will fill
your order. Send for new Illus
trated Catakxrue to Box K.
W. L. DOUGLAS, Brockton, Mass.
A SHINING EXAMPLE of what
may be accomplished by never vary
ing devotion to a single purpose is
seen in the history of the McCormick
Harvesting Machine Co., Chicago.
For 65 years they have simply been
building grain and grass-cutting ma
chinery, and while there are probably
forty manufacturers in this line, it is
safe to say that the McCormick
Company builds one-third of all
the binders, reapers and mowers used
throughout the entire world.
For four Protection
we positively state that
this remedy does not
contain mercery or any
other Injurious drug.
Nasal Catarrh Is a local
disease and Is the re
sult of colds and sad
den climatic changes.
ps tbe I k
IlttiLia. the horn.
jw! thai Uamhrana
from Colds, RetorfttbSenwt of Tm and Smell
Tbe Balm It natckly aborted mod Kt" relief tt
One. Price 5n com at Drnsitltte or by mall.
ELY UKOTiifcKii, 56 Warren Street. lie Yortfc)