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BEMIDJI MI XX.
irraruay/lt-must bo held to be a freak
sarcasm in nature that tho owners
of wild or poisonous peta are usually
not those who fall victims to them.
Faderewski's touch is extravagantly
praised, but it is not to be compared
with that of the prince of Wales, who
succeeded In borrowing $7,000,000 from
the late Baron Hirsch.
A German Journalist has invented
an electric whip for the purpose of
training wild animals. The sting of
the new whip is said to be very ef-
I Is reported that the petrified re-
main of a whale, SO feet in length,
have been found in the hills north of
Lcmpoc, a dozen miles or so from the
Bea in Santa Barabara county, Cali-
Emperor William will not visit
Cowes this yearbu his new yacht
Meteor will make his flag conspicuous
In British waters- The German Kais-
Is trying to take a share of the
Princo of Wales' sporting honors-
Mr. Gladstone has been forbidden to
make any more publio speeches this
year. The distinguished patient will
probably rest by writing twelve hours
a day and chopping trees at intervals
by way of exercise.
A sham election in Cuba has never
troubled the Spaniards, but when they
find themselves tricked in Madrid they
begin to be noisy on the subject of
liberty. A taste of the Cuban oppres-
sion and liberty will be go od medicine
I Is estimated that Xew York city
during business hours, contains a pop-
ulation of 3,400,000, the railways and
ferries alone bringing to town over
800,000 passengers. The time Is near
when Manhattan Island will bo only
the nucleus of the city.
The Venezuelan commission Is pro
ceeding in a very deliberate way, ana
will probably not be able to make a
report before next Decemberbu
meanwhile, it will be observed, En-
gland Is carefully pursuing a policy
inactivity In the cas e, and so there/is
no reason for haste on our part. I
A devil fish, measuring 15 l-2.'feet
from the tip of one of his eight arms
to the tip of anf nd 10 feet from
tho top of tip of his
longest arm, was killed In the channel
at Santa Barbara, Cal, by two boys
a few days ago. I was the largest
devil fish ever caught in those wa'ers.
I Is proposed to send 40,000 unmar-
ri ed women fr om Eastern Canada Vto
British Columbia for the purpose of
Bupplylng tho demand for wives. T^e
ame thing was once done by France,
Jt will bo remembered, for the benefit
of the preponderant bachelors of East-
ern Canada, and the results were en-
The "Human Leopards" in the Sierra
Leone, In spite of the recent trial, are
Btlll busy. I the Imperi district, Sher-
bro, the crime & murder still continues
frequent. The so-called human leop-
ards, or men dressed in leopard skins,
attack solitary individuals and mur-
der them for some special purpose.
There are something like 20,000 ac-
tors and actresses in Englandbu
only 1,250 have thought proper to join
the Actors' association founded five
years ago. Moreover, Mr. Charles
Cruikshanks, the secretary, has just
deprecated that the financial condi-
tion of the society was not as good as
oiight be wished.
Hero and there in Scotland and Eng-
land are old ruins and houses with
window panes which have been writ-
ten upon in idle or fanciful moments
by celebrated people, and not very
long since a small pane on which Rob-
ert Burns had inscribed a verse, and
1 which had be en brought from Dum-
fries, sold in a London auction room
for 70 guineas.
There is no end to the making of
cycles or to the Ingenuity of the In-
ventors. A quadricycle, composed of
two tandem bicycles arranged side by
side, has just been invented in Paris
to serve as a fire engine in cases of
emergency. I is worked by fo ur mca
and is fitted up with the necessary
hose pipes and fittings which occupy
the space between the riders.
I the reports of the horrible butch
eries committed by Gen Mclequizo in
the Havana district be confirmed it Is
high time for this government to inter
fer e. The atrocities are such as have
been condemned in Armenia and for
which we have taken the powers of
/Europe so severe ly to task- This brutal
Spaniard has set up Bis shambles at
.our very doors, killing men, women
and children indiscriminately- If Spain
will not at once apply the remedy this
HOLMES IS HANGED
THE SOTOltfOlS MURDERER EXPI-
ATES HIS MANY CRIMES.
fie Mnkes Snceeli on lh nllow
and Declare* That Never Com-
muted an Actual MurderHOIUICM
Nerve Doe* N Meert Htm and
Meet* III Ueuth Without
Philadelphia, May ').H. II. Holmes
was hanged iu Moyamenelng prison at
10:12 o'clock. I was not until' a half
hour later that he was pronounced
dead. His neck was broken by the
fall. The marvellous nerve of the man
never deserted nim to the very end.
Even on the scaffold, as was probably
the coolest person in the solemn as
semblage. I a few well chosen
words he proclaimed his innocence of
any murder, Including that lor which
he W8S convicted and hanged. de
clared that tho only wrongdoing in the
taking of human life for which he
could be held responsible consisted in
the death of two women, who had
died as the result of criminal opera
tio ns at his hands. did not name
these victims. Holmes spent the great
er part of his last night on earth wri t
ing loiter s. A nldiiigbt he went to
bed and slept soundly until 0 o'clock.
I took two calls to awaken him.
Promptly arising, received a visit
from his spiritual advisers. Fathers
Daly ami MaePak of the Church of
the Annunciation. They administered
the hist sacrament and did not leave
him until nearly o'clock. During
their absence lie ate a breakfast of
eggs, dry toast and coffee. A 10:02
o'clock 'he sheriff called together the
eflicinl jury, and after each man had
answered to his name, and subscribed
to the certificate, tho solemn march to
the gallows was begun.
A the gathering stood in intense si
lence before the scaffold a murmuring
Bound came from behind the partition
erect ed immediately back of it. It was
the dolorous chant of the two priests
accompanying the doomed man to the
scaffold. They were uttering the
psalm Miserere. At 10:OS he mounted
the fatal platform. A moment of
prayer elapsed, and then Holmes
stepped to the front of the sea (fold,
and. resting his hands upon the rail
before him, made his statement of his
innocence. I was received in abso
lute silence. Two minutes later he
had finished his valedictory. Then, at
a silent signal from the priests, he
heut to his knees, lu's eyes fixed on the
crucifix, clasped in his thin hands.
I'niil 10:12 the prayer continued. Ini
niediutcly afterward he arose, shock
hands with th? priests and his lawyers
and in a firm voice bade them '"Good-
bye Without an instant's delay his
bands were bound behind him, and the
'black cap adjusted. Sheriff Clement
placed the noose about his neck, and
after an instant of terrible stillnes s,
.he crack of the bo lt rang opt like a
jiistol shot, and the murderer had
fallen to his doo n.
Consciousness left ldm Immediately,
the doctors sai d, although his heart
continued a feeble beat for 15 or 20
minutes. After in examination had
been made by several physicians, he
was pronounced dead, and the swing
ing corpse was cut down.
The murder of Benjamin l'itzel,
for which Holmes was hanged, oc
curred Sept. 2. 1S94. The crime was
the culmination of 0 conspiracy be
tween th3 men to defraud the Fidelity
Mutual Life Association of Philadel
phia of $10,000, and the swindle was
Holmes had at least nine victims.
These were Alice and Nellie l'itzel,
the little daughters of Benjamin, who
were asphyxiated in a trunk in Toron
to, Canada: Howard Pitzel. the young
son, killed in Indianapolis, Holmes cut
ling up ind burn5 it: the remains in i
Stove: Julia L. Conner, divorced wife
of I. L. Conner, and a bookkeeper for
HolmesPear Conner, her daughter
Enieliiie G. Cigrande of Auderson,
Ind.. stenographer for Holmes Min
nie Ft. Williams of Tort Worth, Tex.,
his private secretary, and Nana Will
iams. h"f sister.
The murder of these persons has
1 ecu fixed Upon him almost ertainlv.
but there are at least a dozen other
cases which have been laid at his
Not one of Holmes' crimes was the
outcome of a sudden Durst of fury
"hot blood," as the codes say. All
were deliberate, planned and conclud
ed with consummate skill for gain or
to serve some end. him murder
was a tine art. and he reveled in the
lurid glamour cast 1151011 him by his
abnormal senilis. Even with the
shadow of the noose dangling over his
head, he evolved a so-called confes
sion, detailing with horrible calmness
how lie had exterminated 27 fellow
creatnres, and coldly setting forth the
varied and bloody tortures he had
But ilie man was an atrocious liar,
and several of those with whose mur
der he charged himself have since de
nied his sto ry with their own lips.
Galmiucrtt In Dead.
Pome. May 9.Mgr. Louis Galimbor
ti. the well known Roman prelate and
diplomat, formerly papal ambassador
to Austria-Hungary, died this after
noon, lie was bom In 1S38. acted as
arbitrator between Spain and Ger
many in ho dispute regarding the
right of ownership to the Caroline isl
ands, and took an important part in
the negotiations between Prussia and
the Holy See. which resulted in the ab
rogation of the notorious May laws.
The death of Mirr. Galiinbert' has very
greatly affected the pope, to whom lie
was warmly devoted.
Alleged Frnnil at Jncleion.
Washington, May !.The postmaster
general io-ia issued an order barring
the Acme Novelty company and A. C.
Roberts "f Jackson, Minn., from use
of the mails on the get und that they
avo operating a fraudulent concern.
\ot Gnllty of Ilrlltery.
Columbus, May !).--The jury to-day
in the case of the state against ex
State Senator John L. Geyer of Pauld
ing, indicted for alleged solicitation of
a bribe, returned a verdict of not
FOR IHAJ. MK1M.BY.
lndinuu lle|ulllennn Declare for
lite Ohio Hun.
Iiidlantipolla, .May U.The Indiana
Republican convention instructed its
delegation ty St. Louis to vote for Mr.
William McKiniey for president, witii
scarcely a show of opposition from ihe
people who had be en expected to make
a bitter light 011 Uie Ohio major. The
Instructions vent through with a rush,
which surprised even the most enthu
siastic frien ds of Mr. McKiniey. anil,
although there vvas a vigorous ry of
"nay" when the adoption of the plat
form was moved, the chairman's de
cision was unchallenged and no di
vision was called for. There was an
unusual display of enthusiasm, and
McKlnley's name was repeatedly and
enthusiastically cheered. The vote was
about to 1. The widely circulated
rumors that ex-President Harrison
would deliver an address before the
convention which would make McKin
iey Instructions Impossible, proved to
be absolutely devjld of foundation, the
general not appearing before the reso
lutions were considered. The financial
and presidential planks follow:
"We are unalterably opposed to every
scheme that threatens to debase or
depreciate our currency. W favor the
use of silver as currency, but to the ex
tent only and under such regulations
that its parity with gold can be main
tained, and, in consequence, are op
posed to the free, unlimited and inde
pendent coinage of silv er at a ratio of
10 to 1.
"Believing as we do in a protective
tariff, the leading issue before the peo
ple, favor the nomination as presi
dent of the United States of the man
who best represents the system of
protective tariff and the cardinal prin
ciples of the Republican partya man
Who has devoted his life to the defense
of his country in war and in peace
OL'C who at 17 fought with Hayes,
and Crooks and Sheridan, at Antietam
and iu the Shenandoah in defense of
our flag from foes within, and for 14
years !ri congress contended against
our country's foes from without, beat
ing back Briti sh free trade and aggres
sion, which, finally, under the present
Democratic administration, obtained
possession of our markets, and has al
most: destroyed our industriesa man
wh o, with the resistless shibbolet h,
"Protection and Prosperity," has chal
lenged the attention of the commercial
world, and won the support of every
patriotic workingman of our country
whose life and work, open as a book,
are in themselves a platform, and
whoso name is magicthat loyal
American citizen, solmer, statesman
and Christian genii muni. William Mc
Kiniey of Ohioan the delegates to
the Republican national convention se
lected by tins body are diiected to cast
their rotes for William McKiniey, as
frequently and continuously as there
is any ho pe of his nomination."
The state ctiket is as follows: Gov
ernor, I. A. Mountlieutenan gov
ernor. W L. Haggardsecretar of
state, W Owenauditor A. G.
Daileytreasurer J. Scholtz attor
ney General Kotcham. renominated.
Detroit, Mich.. May 0.The State Re
publican convention was held here to
day. The fight of the convention
arose over the currency plank of the
Ida form. The majority report, read
by ex-Congressman Byron M. Cutch
eon. asserts unswerving fidelity to the
protection tariff princip le and insists
on the repeal of the present "unwise,
un-American tariff act." It demands
the re enactment of the McKiniey law
with whatever modifications present
conditions may requir?, and commends
the princip le of reciprocity. It also de
clares for a revival of protecti on to
ship owners to encourage carrying of
goods in American bottoms, and ex
presses sympathy with the Cuban in
surgents, in their struggle for liberty.
The national delegates are instructed
"to use all honorable means to secure
the nomination of William McKiniey.
so long as his name shall be before
After a lively tic'ut the convention, as
a compromise, endorsed the financial
plank of the Minneapolis convention.
SHOT HY A IlOHltKIl.
Trnereily on a Crowded Street In
Chicago, May P.While chasing a
robber from'his store last night Thom
as .1. Marshall, proprietor of the Gold
en Rule dry goods Store, 27S to 282
West Madison strict, was shot twice
and died a few moments later on the
sidewalk in front of his place. The
robber escaped, after firing several
shots to Intimidate the people in the
street, and wounded two other per
sons. They are Alexander Beggs. shot
in the left log:, and Katie Dynes, shot
through both knees.
The robber, who is said to be a
yi Uhg man not over 22 or 2,'*. years old,
entered the store and while a man,
thought to he his confederate, was en
gaglng the attention of Mr. Marshall,
he approached Miss Mnttle Gnrretson,
the casliier.aud demanded what money
she had. She screamed and Marshall
came to her aid, chasing the young fol
low out to the sidewalk. Just as Mr.
Marshall emerged from the door the
robbej turned and tired twice.both bul
lets entering Marshall's breast and
causing his death before he could be
carried into the store. Just as the
shooting occurred a Cable car stopped
on West Madison street just in front
of Marshall's door. Many of the pas
sengers, hearing the shots, jumped up
to see what the matter was. The mur
derer, thinking they were about to In
tercept him. as he had started to run
across the track to escape, emptied his
revolver at the crowded car. One bul
let hit Miss Hynes, and another struck
Mr. Hoggs, who was walking along the
street nearly a block away. The fel
low then ran north on Ann street and
dodged into an all ey and escaped. N
arrests have been made as yet. West
Madison street is a very crowded
street after nightfall, and the murder
was committed in the sight of a hun
dred people but was done so quickly
that there was no chance to appre
hend the murderer. It was said that
Miss Hynes was very badly injured,
and her death is probable.
Rnnk Robber Shot.
Lacon. III.. May P.The little town
of Washbur. Woodford county, was
the scene Of a raid by three bank rob
bers last night, and as a result one of
the desperadoes is lying in the county
jail at Metnoria seriously shot in the
neck and back. The other two nmle
PHILADELPHIA MAN LOSES MONEY
Mis Shortage In Thou-.-, in to Dc Be.
tvveen Two and Three Hundred
Thouxand Dollars A Woniun
Phytiiciait I Minneapolis In Ar.
rented on the C'linrjje of Procur-
ing A Abortion.
Philedalphia, May 7.Theodore
Graham, formerly a member of the
,firm of Young, Suiythe, Field & Co.,
has disappeared, and it is said that his
finances are in a badly tangled condi
tion. Mr. Graham had charge of the
financial affairs of the firm, and his
partners reposed the utmost confidence
and trust in him. was connected
with the establishment for 25 years,
Shortly before his disappearance Mr.
Graham to ld Mr. Field that he had lost
large sums of money iu stock specula
tion. Mr. Field at once held a consul
tation with Isaac S. Smythe and they
soon began to realize the extent of the
trouble. Mr. Field, when seen at his
office to-day, corroborated the story
and said that it was unfortunately
only too true. N definite information
can be obtained as to the extent of
Mr. Graham's losses, and they are va
riously estimated at from $220,000 to
Woman DoctQr Arretted.
Minneapol's, May 7.Dr. Bertha
Shepard, of 728 Hennepin wenue, was
arraigned in the municirJcour this
morning charged with ierformin a
criminal operation, the complaint e
ing sworn out by Dr. N. Avery, on
facts secured by Dr. Dutton, his as
sistant. The defendant, through her
attorney, asked for an examination in
the municipal court, and it was set for
Friday morning, pending which bonds
were fixed at $1,000. Dr. Avery said
that his attention was called to the
case last week, when, the operation is
alleged to have taken place. The op
eration was upon Ada Dennis, who at
the time was stopping at 503 Second
avenue south, but who is now closely
guarded at the city hospital. Dr. Av
ery states that he has secured from
the girl, who is if years old, an affi
davit charging the defendant with the
crime. The doctor has other incrim
inating evidence. The defendant
states that she is not guilty of the
crime charged, but that she did oper
ate on the girl for a tumor. Sh? said
that she had but recently returned
fr om a trip to Germany, where she
had gone for her health. The girl is
of respectable parents and her former
home was in Wisconsin. She has
lived here for several months, and at
first taught school, but recently was
engaged as clerk.
Greenenntle People Call Will Wood
a Bad Character.
Newport. Ky., May 7.In the trial
to-d ay testimony was given regarding
Scott Jackson's character while in In
dianapolis and Will Wood's reputation
in Greencastle. The former v\as said
to be good by D". Hunt, and the latter
bad by four residents of Greencastle.
Col. Nelson, for the prosecution, has
been begged by John Seward, the de
tective, for mercy. Seward voluntarily
came to Nelson to-day and offered to
'e a full confessi on to the effect
he had procured Trusty to come
on the stand as a witness for the e
fense and,had invented the testimony
which Trusty gave. Seward made this
offer with the request that he be freed
from punishment for his acts in con
sideration of his confession. Col. Nel
son has not yet determined what
course he will pursue. The defense
rested and rebuttal will be?in. Seward
snd Trusty are under police surveil
Mr s. LanKtry'n Jewelry.
London, May 7.Mrs. Langtry's ac
tion against the Union Bank of Lon
don to recover $200,000, the value of
jewelry deposited with the bank for
safe keeping, and which was delivered
to an unknown person upon a forged
order, has been settled. The bank did
not admit its responsibility in the mat
ter, but agreed to contribute 10,000 to
wards recouping Mrs. Langiry for her
loss, and Mrs. Langtry, iu order to es
cape long, tedious, expensive litigation,
accepted the offer. The hank was also
anxious to prevent a verdict being re
corded against it that would stand as
Shootinga a Dance.
Henrietta, Tex., May ".Last night
a dance was held at the home of one
Charles Risley, about nine miles south
east of here. A old feud existed be
tween Hiram Curtis and Matt Bentley.
When Curtis arrived he found Bentley
already there, and commenced to tire.
Bentley returned Curtis' fire. After
shooting five times, he ran out of the
door and Started for Henrietta to give
himself up. After the tight ceased it
was found that Hiram Curtis was shot
several times in the breastBir Ris
ley shot in the breast onceCharle
Risley shot in the leg. and S. Hon
ner shot in the hip. I is reported that
sin ce the shooting both Hiram Curtis
and Bentley are dead.
The l.'Jth Illinois lor Mclflnley.
Monticello, 111., May 7.The Repub
lican congressional convention of the
Thirteenth Illinois district assembled
iiere this afternoon. There is a lively
contest between the present congress
man. Vebnstian Warner, and ex-Con
gressman Funk, who was turned
down by Warner two years ago. but
the prospects indicate Warner re
election. The convention will send Mc
Kiniey delegates to St. Loui s, the ma
jority of the counties represented hav
ing so voted.
Killed I R.nnawny.
Kirov, Wis.. May 7.(Jus Kreusrer. a
farmer near here, was fou nd with his
head crushed and his legs mangled be
side the road. A few rods further ay
one of his horses, dead, and the other
one entangled iu the wheel of the
wagon. was driving home and a
There has been further and more se
rio us disorder at the colliery of Nio
wee. Poland, where a Ft tike has be en
iu progress for some time past.
SKQl .:i. TO A TRA1'3DV.
.Ind 11 Hoffman anil Julia Oelker Are
St. Paul, May P. John Hoffman and
Julia Oelker. both of whom were shot
with murderous intent by one Joseph
Friedman at teh corner of (Hive and
Seventh streets on the night of Feb. 3
were married 1o-day by Justice Nelson.
The marriage is the sepic to what
was very near 11 triple killing. Fried
man was jealous of Miss Oelker. O
the night of the attempted murder
Miss Oelker and Mr. Hoffman went to
the theater together, and when they
left were followed by Fih'dnia. J. A
they ueared Olive and Seventh fried
man. crazed by jealousy, an up and
fired several shot) at them Miss Oelk
er was shot through the lungs and Mr.
Hoffman received a bullet 111 Iris chest.
Friedman thought he bad killed bot h,
and turning his revolver on himself,
he fired a shot through Ids heart. Miss
Oelker was in dinger for some time,
but Hoffman was not seriously in
III\I TO THE COURTS.
Cane of Oondon, Formerly Teach
at l.itlli- Camilla.
St. Paul. May 9The case of A
Condon, the school teacher in the Little
Canada school district, whose certifi
cate was revoked recently by County
Superintendent of Schools J. E. Hogan
because of reports made against him
by Constable Bowers and other resi
dents of the district, is to be brought
into court for the purpose of vindicat
ing Condon and the girl who was also
connected with the gossip, ^liss Hast
ings has caused the county attorney to.
issue a warrant for the young man
who is alleged to have put the story
in circulatio n. A deputy sheriff is on
the trail of the fellow, who is now on
the "drive," but he will be brought
home before many days. Condon and
the girl, who is about 18, are about to
be married, it is said. Condon has re
quested the county superintendent of
schools to reinstate him as a teacher.
TOO GREAT TO BEAR.
Ernest Mayor Endx His Afflictions by
St. Peter, Minn., May 9 Consider
able sensation was created here this
morning when the 'port was received
that Ernest Mayor had committed sui
cide at his home two miles fr om this
city. Death occurred at 7 a. m. The
deceased was an old and respected
citizen and soldier and a pioneer set
tler of the county. was bugler of
the First Minnesota regiment and
served with cred it in the civil war,
and later became a prominent mem
ber of the A. Skaro post of the G.
Ai R. in this city. For fo ur years he
served as county treasurer of Nicollet
county. The deceased was long af
flicted with painful aiimepts, and this
is the attributed cause of his untimely
act. leaves a wife and several
Killed In a Car
St. Paul, May 9.Willie Michaud.the
3-year-old son of Adelard Midland.was
killed before the eyes of his mother by
a Grand avenue car at the corner of
Ramsey and Lee ch streets at 7:50
o'clock last night. The little fellow
was cruelly mutilated by the car
wheels. There were about a dozen
witnesses of the accident, and the
child's mother was within fen feet of
him when he was killed. As a result'
of the fearful shock Mrs. Michaud was
The Cheapest Vet.
Stillwater, Minn., May 9.The board
of prison managers to-d ay fixed this
season's binder twine price as follows:
Pure manilla. 7 cents a poundmanll
a and sisal. 6 cents: standard. 5 cent3
sisal. 5 cents. The above prices are
car load lots. O less amounts 1-2
cent a pound extra will he charged.
The board further agreed to meet all
legitimate competition on twine of
equal quality. State twine is now sold
lower than ever before.
distracted last night, and some fears'
were entertained lest serious illness
St. Paul, May 9.Nominees of St.
Paul' regular Democratic convention
have brought suit for damages against
City Clerk Jensen for damages result
ing from the omission of their names
fr om the official ballot. Mr. Jensen
will cite Judge Kelly's restraining or
der in his answer, and the plaintiffs
will reply that the injunction is not
good. The case will he carried to the
supreme court. W W.' Erwin appears
for the disgruntled nominees.
An Acred Bridge nnd Groom.
Winona. Minn.. May 9.Last night
liaiies J. Holtz's residence was the
scene of much merrymaking, the occa
sion being the marriage of Christian
Sehossow to Loui se Frank. The groom
is 82 years old,while the blushing bride
lias seen 70 summer*!. The service was
performed by Rev. Philip Von Rohr.
Alleged Dnrglnr Shot.
Minneapolis. May 9.Louis Hanger
son, the alleged burglar, who, while
escaping fr om ft boarding house where
he is charged with stealing a watch,
was shot in the leg. Hansjerson was
shot twice, once by Officer Merrick and
later by Officer Dugan. Both wounds
were flesh wounds
A Xew Perkins Case.
Minneapolis. May 9.The $5,000 suit
brought by Mrs. Lo ra Perkins against
the Fidelity and Casualty company to
recover under the policy on the life of
Mrs. Lola Hawkins, in which Mrs.
Perkins was beneficiary, was taken up
at 2 o'clock this afternoon before Judge
The university riding school at Hei
delburg was burned to-day. Four per
sons were suffocated and several ot h
ers bad narrow escapes. Twenty-five
Located in St. Cloud.
Winona. Minn., May P.Word was
received here to-day that Dr. S.
Waul and Miss Mary Brachlow. both
of this city, are now temporarily set
tled at St. Cloud. The doctor has not
yet receiv ed a divorce from his wife
herej In fact his wife some time ago
withdrew the papers sh had Bled for
At New Brunswick. N J., fire de
stroyed C.e machine shops of Burns
Bros, and the Henderson building ad
joining. Loss, 3^0.300.
People find just the help they BO much-
need, in Hood's Sarsaparilla. I fur-
nishes the desired strength by puri-
fying, vitalizing and enriching the
blood, and thus builds up the nerves,
tones the stomach and regulates ths-
whole 6ystcm. Read this:
I want to praise Hood's Sarsaparilla..
health run down, and I had the grip.
After that, my heart and nervous eystem.
were badly affected, BO that I could not do
my own work. Our physician gave n?ev
aome help, but did not cure. I decided
to try Hood 's Sarsaparilla. Soon I could
do all my own housework. I have takes*
Hood's Pills with Hood's Sarsaparilla,.
and they have done me much good. I
will not be without them. I have taken 1$
bottles of Hood's Sarsaparilla,and through
the blessing of Qod, it has cui ed me,
I worked as hard as ever the past sum
mer, and I am thankful to say I am
well. Hood's Fills when taken with
Hood's Sarsaparilla help very much.""
Ma s. M. MESSENGER, Freehold, Penn..
This and many other cures prove that-
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Pennsylvania to tnc Pacific Coast lw
The officials of the Great Northern passen
ger department yesterday, say the St. Paul
papers of April 23, received word of the ar
rival at their destination of the miners who
passed through St. Paul on their way West
a few days ago. These fifty-seven miners
left Shamokin, Pa., last Saturday night,.
0:55 p. m., and reached Chicago last Sun
day at 9 o'clock. From Chicago they came
here over the Northwestern, arriving in this
city Monday Just after noon. The same
afternoon they left on the Great Northern
overland flyer at 3 p. m., and reached Port
land yesterday morning In time for break
fast The entire trip from interior Pennsyl
vania of the deck of a Pacific const steamer
which the miners took at Portland for their
destination, Coos Bay, consumed exactly
four and a half days, which is considered
by railroad men remarkably fast time. The
quick journey recalls that which was so
favorably commented upon at the time,
viz., the special Palmer theater train from
New York to San Francisco, which made
the cross-country run in something less than
The Same Joke.
City Lady (in the country)I get so
Impatient for tho news out here. The
mails are so irregular!
Old-Pashioned GrandmotherLa! So
they was in my young days.
couldn't trust 'om at all.Milwaukee
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ith a hotter understanding of the
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