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EMPLOYERS SHOULD BE MORE
Interesting Statement by a Young Lady
In the vast retail establishments of
large cities, many women are em- j
ployed as saleswomen.
Men formerly held the positions that
the same work. Their duties ■
compel them to be on their feet from j
morning' to night, and many of them, ;
in a short time, contract these dis- j
tressing complaints called '-female I
Then occur irregularities, suppressed !
or p..inful menstruation, weakness,
indigestion, leucorrhcea, general de- ,
bility and nervous prostration.
They are beset with such symptoms j
as dizziness, faintness, lassitude, ex- J
citability, irritability, nervousness, j
sleeplessness, melancholy, " all-gone " j
and " want-to-be-left-alone " feelings,
bines and hopelessness.
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wilting you, and before your answer :
came, 1 was too miserable to go to the \
store, and so lost my position. That i
was five weeks ago. I am now back j
again in my old place, and never felt j
so well in all my life. The bear- !
ing-down pains and whites have left I
me. and I am not a bit nervous or I
blue. Life looks brighter to me. I
don't get tired, my temper is real
sweet, and I could scream right out
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OFFICE _9 SOUTH FOIRTH STREET.
Margaret C. Collins was divorced from
William H. Collins. The case was heard and
the decree granted by Judge Belden. Au
gusta .1. Youst was also released from Fred
erick Youst for cruelty.
Long-haired football youths from Ann Ar
bor will line up against the players from the
Minnesota university at Athletic park on Sat
urday afternoon and fight out the fourth ■,
battle of the gridiron which has taken place
between the two aggregations.
Robert Mantell will be at the Metropolitan
Nov. n, 6 and 7. Mr. Mantell is an Ideal ro
mantic actor; in fact, in his particular line
he stands alone and without compeer. He
has selected a sepertoire of plays eminently
fitted to h:s style and heroic physique, and
in so doing appeals to the admirers of the
stage heroes. •
"Madame Sans Gene" (Madame Don't
Care) is the appropriate title of the play
now on at the Metropolitan. Its fame vouch
safed for it a full house at the opening night,
and its excellent presentation will insure even
greater houses before its close in the city.
From an artistic standpoint, there can be
no doubt that the production of "Trilby."
which is being given at the Bijou for the j
present week, is easily the best of the many
good things that have been given at that
popular playhouse during the present season.
"Trilby." both as book and play, ls full of
Arthur J. Maxam. residing at. Fourth street !
md Fourth avenue northeast, was held up j
md robbed Monday night at 10 o'clock by j
four men within a block of his residence. }
The men were masked and flashed revolvers. '
[__y secured $27 in cash, a gold watch and !
:-hafn and a heavy gold ring. No definite j
Sescription could be given of the four men.
A committee from the trades and labor i
council, composed of Messrs. Swift. Patton
md Chapmen, called on Mrs. Rudstrom, of
the New England cafe, Monday, to see If
some settlement could not be made of the
existing difficulties. The manager gave the I
committee an opportunity of looking at her j
books and talking with the girls. It is likely
that the strike will be settled in a few days.
Mrs. Mezzie Randolph Harrison Nickels,
wife of Frank C. Nickels, died Monday at
her late residence. The deceased was born i
at Indianapolis in 1860, and in 1890 she was
married to Mr. Nickels, since which time she
has made this city her home. She leaves
two children. Harrison, five years old. and
Irwin, two-and-a-half years old. The funeral
services will take place this afternoon at
2:30 o'clock from the First Baptist church-
Interment will be at Lakewood.
In Personal Vein.
J. F. R. Foss and family are at the Victoria
hotel for the winter: also F. E. Bos well and
family and Mrs. Lucy Kenney and family.
Mrs. EL M. Dietrich will sail tomorrow from
New York to spend the winter in Europe with
Miss Grace McKlnstry, of Faribault, is
spending a few days in town.
Capt. and Mrs. W. C. Butler and little son,
Bruce, of the Third regiment, I*. S. infantry,
at Fort Snelling, will leave today for Rut
ger's college, New Brunswick, N. J.
Almost a Centenarian.
The funeral of Mrs. Johanna Woods will
take place this afternoon at 2 oclock ar the
residence of her son, Charles H. Woods, 13
Tenth street south. Dr. D. N. Beach will
officiate. The death cf Mrs. Woods occurred
Sunday morning, after an illness of three
days. She was stricken with pneumonia
Thursday. Mrs. Woods lived to the advanced
age of ninety-six years, and up to the time
of her last Illness had enjoyed exceptional
health and activity.
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IT WILL BE LATE IN THE FORE
NOON BEFORE IT IS COM
CLEAN REPUBLICAN SWEEP.
(OIXTV AND CITY TICKET EX
PECTED TO GO THROIGH WITH-
Ol T A BREAK.
FLETCHER LEADS THE TICKET.
Cloug'h Also Han Votes to Spare —
Pratt Popular — A Few Scatter
The count on the city and county
tickets is slower than in many years,
owing to the fact that the national
and state tickets have the right of
; way over everything else. At midnight
probably not more than a dozen pre
| eincts had been reported at Republican
I headquarters. These few precincts
! bore evidence of an overwhelming Re
| publican majority on all tickets,
i Fletcher, for congress, will run far
i ahead of his ticket. Clough was run-
I ning ahead of his ticket at 12 o'clock.
j The Republican county and city tick
. ets promise to go through with scarce
] ly a break. The Republican candidates
j for district judges, Simpson and Steele,
: have a sure thing. Robert Pratt, for
j mayor, is running far ahead of his
! ticket and will swamp A. T. Ankeny.
| the Demo, Pop candidate. Holmberg
| will be elected sheriff by a large ma
| jority. A. C. Haugan will be elected
I city treasurer beyond question. It is
I expected that the city returns will not
i be in before daylight.
THEY WERE ALL ANXIOUS.
i Headquarters of Both Parties Were
Crowded While Returns Came In.
Headquarters of the various parties
i were crowded last evening with en
! thusiastic partisans. The Fusion
I quarters on Fourth street were packed
i from early in the evening. The most
I discouraging reports putting but a
I slight damper on the high spirits of the
followers of the white metal. Behind
the railing, in the space reserved for
the high moguls, were seated such well
known figures as W. E. Gooding, Mike
| Breslauer, Candidate Matt Gallagher,
11. D. Stocker Jr., A. Christello, C. M.
j Foote, Judge Donahue. Postmaster
Hclbrook, W. E. Barker, W. Gist, J.
I H. Rolfe, C. H. Spencer. J. Wiley, and
j many others.
If the crowded condition of the hall
I was taken as an indication of the vot
| ing the fusionists would carry the city
| by an overwhelming majority. As the
j returns were read from time to time,
| Bryan majorities were received with
unlimited cheers. Disheartening re-
I ports passed in deep stillness or a
| dubious shake of the head.
While general interest was mani
fested in the ticket from top to bot
tom, the general impression seemed to
prevail that Judge Pond's re-election
was a matter of extreme doubt, but
that Judge Seagrave Smith had a
cinch on the office he has filled for
so many years.
At Republican headquarters, in the J
Bank of Commerce building, a number I
of the candidates and their friends re- j
ceived the returns from the city and
country. All wore a confident air as j
if there was no such thing possible as I
the defeat of the Republican party and
it's nominees. Adverse reports were
received in a matter of faot manner
while undue elation was not shown by
unexpected gains in doubtful quarters.
Secretary McMullan acted as dispatch
reader until ousted for omitting to
mention where the reports were from.
Such slight oversights as that were
soon forgotten, however, in the good
news which came pouring in from 8
During a few quiet moments between
re ports, a good laugh was turned on
Candidates Simpson and Steele, by
readlng a fake dispatch from Anoka
to the effect that the straight ticket
was running ahead of four years ago
with the exception of the two named.
They both started out on a still hunt
for the author and forgot to return un
til more encouraging returns interested
Doctor Dennis, nominee for county
coroner, on entering was informed "that
all was ready for the inquest on the op
ptsition, but after glancing over those
present, remarked; "I want to see Mc-
Kinley elected, and don't care a snap
what becomes of the rest of you."
Not to be in any manner outdone by
the convention arrangements which
people enjoyed in club room and on the
streets for hearing the important re
turns, there was an election party at
the residence of Col. and Mrs. Frank
M. Joyce in Highland avenue. A spec
ial "loop" had been run to the house
from the Western Union circuit, and
a corner of the entrance hall was equip
ped with electric battery and telephone
for transcribing the messages. J. A.
Hasty received the messages over the
wire and presided at the typewriter,
making half a dozen copies of the re
turns as rapidly as they came, the
papers being then turned over to a
speaker in each parlor, who read the
results to the assembled company. The
first news and the latest were received
with acclamation, and during the in
termissions the guests congregated in
the various apartments to enjoy the
provisions for their social entertain
The novel idea of the "election party" '
originated with a score of young men,
who asked Col. Joyce to give his house I
for the occasion, and made all the ar- j
rangements for the event. The guests, j
of whom there were seventy-five, were >
mainly of the inviting of this commit
tee, which comprised C. C. Taylor, A.
J Dean, C. F. Gordon, E. W. Runyon.
T F. Wallace, James Wallace, E. .M.
Stevens, Arthur and Andrew Stevens.
Fred Sammis, Joseph Chapman, L. W.
%immer, S. S. Thorpe, C. W. Drew,
Orrin Green. T. E. Kepner, Paul Wil
son, W- S. Laton, G. K. Belden, Guy
Landis, J. A. Hasty. Mrs. Edgar Run
yon assisted the hostess in receiving.
The following were the guests: Mr.
and Mrs. E. J. Krafft, Mr. and Mrs. C.
A. McCollom, Mr. and Mrs. Jamison,
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Taylor, Mr. and
Mrs. C. F. Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. H. A.
Butter"ield, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Dean,
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Taylor, Mr. and
Mrs. F. A. Chamberlain, Mr. and Mrs.
E. W. Runyon, Mrs. S. H. Knight, Gen.
and Mrs. G. P. Wilson, Miss Edith
Knight, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Laramie.
Mr. and Mrs. James Barnes, Mr. and
Mrs. Sweatt, Miss Mattie Thompson,
Mr. and Mrs. Henderson, Mrs. John
Wilson, Miss Carrie Wilson. Misses
Nellie Prouse, Millicent McCollom,
Nellie McCollom, Belle Dean, Gertrude
Hooker, Jessie Benton, Irene Dean,
Martha Rogers, Mr. and Mrs. W. W.
Harrison, Miss May Stevens, Miss
Elizabeth Mayhew, Miss Nellie Merrill,
During the evening Mike Bresiauer.
of Democratic fame, strayed a few
blocks away from fusion headquarters.
Meeting a prominent Republican, in a
moment of confidence he remarked:
"We concede the election of Your Uncle
Loren, by a good majority." It being
after 8 o'clock, and the prohibition
removed, the two promptly liquidated
at the expense of the Republican.
Hon. C. A. Pillsbury* was an inter
ested visitor at Republican headquar
ters until a late hour last evening and
never wavered for a moment in his
opinion that the Republican party
THE SAWT PAU^ UtrOUE: WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER
would receive an overwhelming ma
jority throughout the country.
Chairman Lovejoy, of the Republican
committee, waa the busiest man in the
city last evening and until a late hour
this morning. Besides attending to
the thousands of telegrams constantly
being received he personally supervised
the leturns from the city precincts.
"Mayor Pratt and Loren Fletcher were
at headquarters ln the Bank of Com
merce building last evening receiving
congratulations upon the assurance or
their election, as well as the general
results of the party which they repre
Ward Committeman W. G. Evans
dropped in during the evening with a
smile of hearty satisfaction telling how
matters had progressed during the day
in his district.
J. Frank Wheaton, the colored attor
ney and leader of his faction in the
city, marched through the committee
rooms at Republican headquarters
tooting a tin horn and exclaiming: "I
can't help it, gentlemen, 'cause I feel
so good tonight."
A bright smile of satisfaction passed
around those at Republican headquar
ters last evening on receipt of the dis
patch announcing that Massachusetts
had gone Republican by 100,000 majori
ty. The same thing was observed when
it was announced that Bryan had lost
his own ward by 90.
W. T. Coe, nominee for state senator,
was in a happy frame of mind when he
showed up about 10 o'clock last even
ing with the announcement that he
had carried the Thirteenth preciinct of
the Fourth ward by five to one. Sev
eral other of the precincts gave him
two, three and four to one.
At Fusion headquarters, A. T. Ank
eny felt confldent of success and
seemed not the least discouraged at
the omnious reports that came to hand
from time to time. Mayor Pratt, like
wise was all serenity and showed every
confidence of success in the final
Dr. A. A. Ames' quarters on First
avenue south were shrouded in dark
ness during the evening, and except
ing for the banner stretched across
the street there were no indications of
At the Union league, on Sixth street,
some thirty members and representa
tives of the Fourth ward passed the
evening in social amenities while
awaiting the returns.
The Union Veterans' league, of Hen
nepin avenue, had a well filled house
during the evening. Much interest
was shown in the result of the ticket,
and while direct results were not re
ceived, the news was listened to eager
ly as members dropped in with it.
WITH BIG REVOLVERS.
Three Desperadoes Held l'n a Car
load of Tramps.
Desperadoes held up a carload of
farm hands on the Great Northern rail
way this side of Anoka at an early
That was the story that Frank
Costrain, accompanied by four com
panions, told the chief of police this
Costrain, who had the appearance cf
being a hard working and honest lab
orer, said that 26 farm-hands had gut
into the freight car at Elk River, hav
ing paid 50 cents apiece to the com
pany for the privilege. Everything
went along alright, until they reached
Anoka, when three strangers entered
the car, which then started up.
"I asked one of the men for a chew
of tobacco," Costrain said, "and as the
tall man handed me a plug he asked
me where we came from. I told him,
and then the three went into the op
posite corner of the car, talked for
sometime, and, of a sudden, turned and
flashed three revolvers and ordered us
tc hold up our hands.
"Being unarmed, we did so, and,
j while two of them kept us covered with
! the guns, the other went through our
pockets, taking all we had. After
i they had succeeded in getting every
■ thing, they held a consultation and
| the result was that we were led to the
door of the car and pushed off, one by
one. The train was going at a very
! rapid rate and I am sure a number of
the boys were badly injured. The road
has sent a hand-car up the road to
pick them up."
Constrain said that he and his partner
had been allowed to stay on the car
until the Junction was reached, because
they were lame. He describes one of
the men as being very tall, while the
other two were short. They wore dark
clothes, soft light hats and overcoats,
they had the lower portion of their
faces covered with black handkerchiefs
and it would be impossible to identify
The men told the chief that each one
of them had lost sums from $1.50 to $5.
AIDED THE WEAK.
Fifteenth Annual of the Home for
Children and Aged Women.
The fifteenth annual meeting of the
society of the Home for Children and
Aged Women, was held yesterday af
ternoon in one of the small parlors of
the Church of the Redeemer. Addres
ses by Dr. D. N. Beach, of Plymouth
church, and Dr. M. D. Shutter follow
ed the presentation of the yearly re
ports by the officers and chairmen of
the committees. In the absence of the
president, Mrs. John S. Pillsbury, Mrs.
T. B. Wells presided.
Mrs. G. H. Christian gave the treas
urer's statement, reporting the expendi-
I tures to have been $6,194.45. The re
ceipts were $6,535, of which $1,581.03 was
brought in by the Junior auxiliary. The
report of the children's committee, of
which Mrs. C. E. Reynolds is chairman,
was presented by Mrs. J. K. Hosmer.
There are 62 children in the home, whole
i number cared for during the year, 148.
! The nationalities represented are Swed
; ish, English, German, American, Irish,
j Norwegian, French, Scotch, African,
! Syrian, Welsh, Spanish. Only one
I death has occurred. Whole number
I cared for in 15 years, 1,115. The care
j of the old ladies was reported by Mrs.
I H. M. Carpenter, chairman of the old
! ladies' committee; number at present in
j the home, 10. A report from the
j auxiliary was presented by Mrs. E. L.
! Carpenter, its president.
In the election of directors and offl
i cers, the old board was reinstated, with
■ the addition of two new names, Mrs.
E. P. Welles and Mrs. F. C. Pillsbury.
i The officers are Mrs. John S. Pillsbury,
I president; Mrs. W. M. Tenney, Mrs. H.
• M. Carpenter, vice presidents, the lat
ter elected in place of Mrs. O. A. Pray;
treasurer, Mrs. C. E. Reynolds; secre
tary, Mrs. L. P. Plummer; additional
directors, Mrs. Seagrave Smith, Mrs.
F. H, Peavey, Mrs. S. T. McKnight,
for dinner foretells success i_ your
business ventures. It gives the men
tal and bodily vigor your business
Excelsior Brewery, St. Paul, Minn.
Mrs. A. M. Clerihew, Mrs. L. W. Camp
bell, Mrs. A. W. Hastings, Mrs. J. K.
Hosmer, Mrs. H. G. Harrison, Mrs.
Josiah Thompson, Mrs. E. G. Crosby.
DIED AT THE POLLS.
Casting; His Ballot Cost S. B. Cljde
S. B. Clyde dropped dead this after
noon in the polling place on Sixth ave
nue and Third street. Rheumatism of
the heart was found to be the cause
Mr. Clyde had been confined to his
bed, but his desire to vote was so great
that he overcame objections, dressed
and went out. The voting booth is
located at the engine house, Third street
and Sixth avenue, about a block away
from the hotel. Mr. Clyde complained
of the exertion, but nothing was
thought of it until he dropped to the
floor. His sudden demise caused con
His physician was near by, and after
examining him he was removed to his
home. He was thirty-seven years old
and leaves a wife. He was a member
of the Knights of Pythias.
They Could Not Wait.
The state law compelling the saloons of the
city to close yesterday was regarded by
James McMullin and a pal as too strict for
an occasion fraught with such an inclination
to celebration, and they accordingly smashed
a window in the rear of a saloon at 29 High
street at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon and
procured some liquor and several spoons. A
little girl heard the men at their unlawful
work, and ran to the central station to in
form the police. Officers Moore and Fox
went to the scene as McMullin was emerging
from the window. The latter took to his
S>t '• Was overt -l'en -fter a short chase.
The liquor and spoons were found on his per
son. His companions esc-aned.
Death Worked Rapidly.
Jasper Foss, forty-two years of age. who
V* 9 been living apart from his wife, at 1321
\\ ashington avenue south, died suddenly
Monday afternoon, after twenty-four hours'
Illness. Last week he was employed by the
Hennepin Cooper shop and worked until Sat
urday evening. He was stricken down Sun
day by an ailment, thought to be typhoid
menengltls, to which he succumbed. Coroner
Kistler yesterday ordered the remains re
moved to the county morgue, where a post
mortem examination will be conducted today.
Following is the vote of the village of
Osseo. Hennepin county: McKinley 39, Bryan
54; for governor. Clough 36, Lind 55; lieuten
ant governor, CHbbs 39, Bowler 50; secretary
of state, Berg 37, Heinrich 54; state treasurer,
Koerner 35, McKinnon 55; attorney general
Childs 34, Keyes 49.
The Canipbellas Are Going*.
William and Hugh Campbell, who were ar
rested Monday night by Inspectors Hoy and
Lawrence on the strength of a telegram from
Watertown. S. D., charging embezzlement,
will make no trouble about returning. It is
alleged that they bought a threshing machine
and paid all but $100 on it. The sheriff will
arrive in the city today.
Charles Lunberg, employed about yard "B"
of the Ohio Coal company, Harrison and
Tenth street southeast, fell into an excava
tion yesterday and sustained several minor
injuries. He was taken to the city hospital.
IS IT A TRIFLE?
THAT COMMON TROUBLE, ACID DYS
PEPSIA OR SOUR STOMACH.
Now Recognized as a Cause of Seri
Acid dyspepsia, commonly called
heartburn or sour stomach, is a form
ot indigestion resulting from fermenta
tion of the food. The stomach being
toe weak to promptly digest it, the food
remains until fermentation begins, fill
ing the stomach with gas, and a bitter
sour, burning taste in the mouth is
often present. This condition soon be
comes chronic and being an every day
occurrence is given but little attention.
Because dyspepsia is not immediately
fatal, many people do nothing for the
Within a recent period a remedy has
been discovered prepared solely to curt
dyspepsia and stomach troubles. It is
known as Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets
and it is now becoming rapidly used
-;nd prescribed as a radical cure for
every form of dyspepsia.
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets have been
placed before the public and are sold
by druggists everywhere at 50 cents
per package. It is prepared by the
Stuart Chemical Co., Marshall, Mich.,
and while it promptly and effectually
restores a vigorous digestion, at the
same time it is perfectly harmless and
will not Injure the most delicate stom
ach, but on the contrary by giving per
fect digestion strengthens the stomach,
improves the appetite and makes life
BIG SALVAGE AWARD.
A Famous Admiralty Case Decided
SEATTLE, Nov. 3.— Judge H. C.
fianford has handed down his decision
in the famous salvage case of the Ca
r.adian-Australia steamship line, owner
of the Miowera, and the Pacific Im
provement line, owner of the steamer
Minola, versus the steamship Strath
nevis, in which he decreed to the for
mer company $26,200, and the latter
$20,500 for their efforts in saving the
Strathnevis, which foundered in the
Pacific ocean several hundred miles off
Cape Flattery, in the terrific storm that
prevailed in December, 1895.
The opinion is an exhaustive one and
fully covers the case, giving a graphic
description of the efforts of the two
steamers to tow the Strathnevis to a
rlaee of safety. The court compli
mented the Minola on her efforts and
in decreeing the $20,500 remem
ber- 1 every member of the crew in
amounts varying from $1,800 to
Captain Tittsbury, to $50 to the cabin
boy. The owners of the vessel get
In the case of the Miowera the court I
gave to the owners $18,000, and to every
member %3f the crew, from captain I
down, amounts ranging from $500 to $50. !
It will be remembered that the Mio- i
wera, while towing her prize to De- j
structlon island, parted the hawser,
and on the following morning could j
not get sight of the stranded steamer. '•
Instead of steaming to Tatoosh !
island and telegraphing the news that !
he had towed the Strathnevis to the |
spot where the hawser parted, Capt. i
Scott continued on the way to China. !
For this the court criticised the mas- j
ter, and stated the salvage would have
been double the size had he taken !
these precautions. In arriving at his '
decision Judge Hanford cites a number I
of authorities touching on similar cases.
The decision is considered a fair one in
this city, and gives satisfaction to all '■
FRANCE AND ARMENIA.
Position of the Government Ap
proved by the Deputies.
PARIS, Nov. 3.— ln the chamber of
deputies today the minister of foreign
affairs, M. Hanotaux, made an impor
tant statement regarding Armenia, in
the course of which he said:
The powers have done their duty, and ac
cord has been established between the pow
ers, who recognized that isolated action must j
be averted, and that common action would
not affect the integrity of Turkey. During \
the czar's visit a precise exchange of views j
occurred on the points before parliament.
United Europe will be able to show the sultan I
that he must give his subjects security and
After several criticisms on the part
of M. Jaures, the Socialist deputy, the
order of the day was adopted by a
vote of 402 to 90, thus approving of the
In the senate today, during a discus
sion of the Madagascar question, the
minister of the colonies, M. Lebol, said
that the government hoped that the
island before long would be organized
as a province and with some kind of
Baltlc \\ hciit Firm.
LONDON, Nov. 3.— At the Baltic today
wheat was very firm. Three cargoes sold at
6d higher than yesterday.
FROM _-_ BOSTON PAPER.
Last winter Dr. Wendell C. Phillips, a celebrated New York doctor, was givino- a
health lecture to a New York audience. The night was bad, and the Doctor began?
"How many persons here wore rubbers tonight? Hands up! Not half of you, Now, that's
what I thought. Every one of you should have rubbers ou a night like this. To go without
them is to invite colds, bronchial troubles, catarrh and pneumonia.
"It is astonishing how people neglect their feet. I saw a woman on the corner tonight in a
sealskin sack and muffled at the neck. She wore a pair of kid shoes with wafer soles, and no
rubbers. She is sure to have a cold tomorrow. The feet are the most abused part of the whole
anatomy; Rubbers are fifty cents a pair. You'll save a lot of money on the investment; per
haps a ten days' doctor's bill, to say nothing about medicine."
--GOLD SEAL" OVERSHOES
Are made of Pure Rubber, and will last three times as long as goods made of shoddy.
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CAPTURED A '•MERMAN.''
Monster, Half Human Half Fish,
Killed in the Pacific.
SEATTLE, Wash.. Nov. 3.— A party
of Englishmen, who have been porpoise
fishing in the Pacific, discovered and
killed a monster that resembles a mer
man. The party was off the Island of
Watmoff in their hunting boat and
Lord Devonshire, one of the fishers,
had just shot a porpoise, when some
one called out, "Look there!" pointing
to a frightful* looking monster about a
cable's length away. Hastily raising
his weapon, the lord fired at it and hit
the creature between the eyes. The
shot, though it did not kill it, so stun
ned it that it lay perfectly -still on the
surface of the sea.
"As our boat hauled alongside," said
Maj. W. E. Thorncliffe, of the British
army, who was in the boat, "we saw
the most hideous and uncanny looking
monster probably that human eyes ever
looked upon. Although at a distance
it might perhaps be mistaken for a por
poise, as we came near we saw that it
could truly be described by no other
name than that of 'merman.'
"As we reached over the side of the
boat to haul the creature in it regained
some of its vitality. It caught the boat
by th ! gunwale amidships, and had it
not been for the fact that when the
arms came up out of the sea we natur
ally shrank to the other side of the
boat it would, without doubt, have cap
sized us. One of the men picked up an
ax and quickly dispatched the mon
"The better way now would be for
you to come with me and I will show
you the strange creature which I am
now taking to England to present to
the British museum. After seeing it
you will, I am sure, be Inclined to the
opinion that once it is placed there it
will easily outrank all of the many
strange things to be found in that
great repository of the world's rarities."
Then the major led the way to a
storeroom, where, in the middle of the
floor, was a large, coffin-shaped box.
It was ten feet long three feet wide anc"
three feet deep. Taking a screwdriver,
the major unfastened the top. All that
could be seen was some ice, covered
with a white woolen blanket. Taking
the blanket by the end he quickly re
moved it, and as he did so the appar
ently naked body of a large man was
The major then removed the cloth
which covered the lower part of the
body. This is exactly the same as that
of an ordinary porpoise. The monster
is one of the most remarkable freaks
nature ever put together. The strangi
nionstrosity measured ten feet from
its nose to the end of its fluke-shaped
tail, and the girth of its human shaped
body was just six feet.
It would weigh, it was estimated
close to 500 pounds. From about the
breast bone to a point about where
the. base of the stomach would be, were
it human, it looked exactly like a man
Its arms, quite human in shape and
form, are very long, and covered com
pletely with long, coarse, dark reddish
hair, as is the whole body.
It had, or did have at one time, four
fingers and a thumb on each hand, al
most human in shape, except that In
place of finger nails there were long,
slender claws. But in days probably
"ong since gone by it had evidently
fought some monster that had got the
best of it, for the forefinger of the
right hand, the little finger of the left
and the left thumb are missing en
Immediately under the right breast
is a broad, ugly looking scar, whien
looked as if some time in the past ii
had been inflicted by a swordfish. On
the sides and body of the monster arc
numerous other evidences that its life
in the ocean had been far from a
placid one. There is hardly a space the
size of one's hand that does not show
evidence of having at some time or
ether received wounds.
CHASED BY A MOUXTAIX LIOX.
Bicyclist Sehock's Thrilling Hide in
the Alleghany Mountains.
NEW YORK, Nov. 3.— Albert Schock,
the bicyclist, got into town the
other day from Uniontown.Pa., having
come all the distance on his wheel.
He came over the Alleghany mount
ains, but declares he will never travel
that route again. He said:
"Most people think the western
mountains are pretty high, but I'll give
my word the Alleghanies take the cake
for height. I went over four ranges of
them, and I don't want to undertake
the job again."
"Did you have any trouble?"
"Trouble?" repeated Schock. "Well,
I don't exactly understand what you
mean by trouble. But if it's excite
ment you refer to, well, I should say
I had. Now, I'm a pretty good hill
climber, and when it comes to coast
ing I fancy that very few of the cham
pions can give me much of a start. It's
pretty good exercise to climb hills,
and I'm one of the few men who
don't know how to coast up an Incline.
I give fair warning to all cyclists to
steer clear of the Alleghanies. 1
came mighty near turning gray in one
"How was that?"
"I will tell you hew it was, but this
is to be a dead secret," responded the
German-American rider. "I am not
posing as a wild Westerner, and I will
admit that blue hardware is quite dis
tasteful to me, providing the other fel
low is fixed with it. I always carry a
gun to use on troublesome dogs. Many
cyclists are also equipped with firearms.
To make a long story short, I was just
climbing to the top of a hill in the Al
leghanies. It was about six miles long.
The effort rather fatigued me, but then
1 thought I would have a cinch coast
ing down the other side. It was so
steep that I decided to rig up a brake.
"After thinking a bit I pulled up a
sapling and tied it on the rear axle of
my wheel. This proved to be quite a
handicap, and answered the purpose
splendidly. I was going along nicely
and I decided to light a cigar. I stop
ped a moment for that purpose. All
of a sudden I heard a peculiar growl.
Thinking it was a stray dog I hurned
around and saw two eyes that were as
bright as diamonds shining out of the
darkness. I was not alarmed at first,
but as the creature came nearer some
thing told me that it was not a domes
tic animal. I said to myself that I
was up against a wild beast. There
was only one thing to be done. I had
to cut loose the ballast. I drew my
pocket-knife and started to cut the
cord which held the sapling. In doing
so I punctured the rear fire. The ani
mal, which I am thoroughly convinced
was a mountain lion, came nearer and
nearer at every jump, so I finally rode
down the mountain on my front wheel
and escaped. I wouldn't be sure about
the time, but I'd be willing to bet that
I rode two miles and a half down grade
in less than forty-five seconds." . .
LONDON, Nov. S.— At the Clerkcnwell sea-
slons today the grand Jury found true bills
against Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Castle, of
San Francisco, accused of shoplifting.
HOT CHASE AFTER A BEAR.
Hriiin Trees a \ckto. lint Is \ot Al-
lowed to Devour Him.
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 3.— A big
f blaek bear, one of the pets of the new
zoological garden at Riverview park,
Alleghany, escaped from its keepers,
Saturday afternoon and ran through a
populous district, creating excitement
that is rarely witnessed on a city
street. Women and children seeing the
dangerous animal approach sought
shelter in their homes and everybody
gave the animal a wide berth. One
man was badly bitten, however, and
a colored man was almost scared
white by the bear, which chased him
to a tree and kept him there until the
park attaches arrived and captured it.
The animal, with others, was being
transferred to winter quarters. He
succeeded from escaping from his
keepers and started out to see the
town. W_en the chase became too
close the bear would reel about, stand
up on his hind legs and paw the air.
This threatening attitude was not en
couraging for even the bravest of his
followers, and none of them dared ap
proach very near the brute. This flight,
interrupted every hundred yards by
similar stops, continued until Woods
Run was reached. When the bear
made his appearance on Woods Run
avenue the excitement was intense.
Women picked up their children and
rushed with them to their homes, and
every person tried to get to some place
of shelter where he could watch the
George Watson, a young colored
man, did not think it necessary to
run from the bear, and before he could
think what to do the ahimal had head
ed his way. The big brute's teeth were
snapping and looked hungry to get a
bite of that particular young man.
Watson finally became scared when he
saw the earnest look on Mr. Bruin's
face, so he turned and as fast as his
trembling limbs could carry him ran
up the street. .The animal kept in
close pursuit and Watson, fearing es
cape was impossible, ran to a tree.
He made several fruitless efforts to
climb to a protecting limb, and he suc
ceeded about the time the bear reach
ed the place. The animal commenced
to climb to where the man was hang
ing. It was half way up the tree trunk
when William Stubbs, superintendent
of the park, and several assistants
arrived. They then beat the animal
off. The bear continued his flight,
which terminated in a fence corner.
While endeavoring to muzzle the brute
Superintendent Stubbs was badly bit
ten in the calf of the leg. The beai
was hustled back to Sleepy Hollow
and extra care will be paid to him in
HE WAS Bl HIED ALIVE.
l'"ri« ln tnl Kate of a Prospector Re-
vealed by B-Imniation.
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.. Nov. ?,.—
Gcorce Wirtz, of this city, has received
a letter from Alaska which says that
Carlton F. Wells, who left Oregon al
most two years ago for the Arctic gold
fields — where it is said he succeeded in
accumulating $20,000— was buried alive
after his apparent death from heart
disease, in Juneau, last May.
Just prior to Wells' apparent death
he forwarded the greater part of his
little fortune to his wife, who is now
living in Trenton, N. J. A little more
than a month ago the undertaker who
buried Wells received a letter from his
widow, asking that his body be ex
humed and shipped East for permanent
When the coffin was opened the body
was found in a strangely cramped po
sition, the face turned toward the side.
A close examination showed beyond
any doubt that Wells had awakened
from a death-like trance after burial
The skeleton of the right hand clutched
a gutta percha plate, bearing three
false teeth, which, in his agony, Wells
is believed to have torn from the roof
of his mouth.
Near the place where his right Jaw
rested in the coffin was also found a
plain gold ring, which Wells had worn
on the fourth finger of his right hand.
In view of this terrible discovery the
undertaker and the doctor who had at
tended Wells decided not to send the
body East unless forced to do so by a
Stock Markets Abroad Under the
Xew York Parity.
NEW YORK. Nov. 3.— The Evening Post's
Lor.don financial cablegram: The stock mar
kets were good today, but Americans were
j under the New York parity because, when
; the markets opened it was found that there
: was arbitrage orders to sell. The point in
the money market today is that discount
'. houses have raised their rates on call and
■ notice money to 3@>3' £ per cent. Money is
\ rather tight, but this action ot the discount
brokers is entirely explained from the fact
j that this is the first day of the consols set-
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In tha pieaaurea of life, may hava worn out
Maybe you hara reached that age when you
find tha n«od of that reaarve vital forco which
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when you were young,
"Burning tha candle at both anda" „ a coa*»
moa habit, and It often brings a man to an early
era re, *1" sa who ahould retain their vigor to
« good old age are elekly at 40 aad victim* at
Nervous Debility at 60.
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tlenient, money being lent on them at 4 ncr
rent, consequently the discount brokers h_v_
to attract money by an advance In their
rates. .More money is said to be going to
America today, but I cannot confirm it yet.
The stock markets maintained the features
mentioned in the earlier dispatch. Consols
«t i W nl. tl f ßta, _l ,n -- the hlgh ™nUngo,s were firm
at 109 Tor the new account. Foreigners were
good except Spanish, which were flat. M;nes
were distinctly better on the cessation of thl
■aris se-.llng and some support here. Ameri
cans remained under the New York parity all
day for the reason already given, a_d in ad
•"hP^mnf U * W ! ak buU °PB l *''tors here found
o,rlw P A Ol \ V £ecUra pronts trw "t">ng
If J,f .^ Part from °P'* ol "-*. however, prac
tically nothing was done h-re in tHese stocks.
li *°p_!l lar V wa ? - lven for a sln --le option on
ht. Paul until tomorrow.
There is a large crowd in the street to
night but it is not dealing, merely discussing
tre situation and awaiting any charge in the
price, from New York. 5 The bettfn, here
today is 4 to 1 on McKinlev. All dealers
are virtually agreed that McKinley'? election
means more business in Americans than for
X lon f "ms past. Many d<>ilt-s will be at
the clubs tonight awaiting the earliest elec
tion news. The continental demand for gold
is less keen; the price ls about 77s 10' id
The Paris markets are still good notwith
standing the fall in Spanish securities _
good Impression Is produced by the official
announcement that the movement has aban
doned the idea of Including rentes in the
projected income tax. The Berlin market
Bengal Rate Advanced.
CALCUTTA, Nov. 3.-The Bank of Bengal
has increased its rate ot discount to 8 pel
Qnlet but Steady at South St. Paul
Rece!pts-600 hogs; 75 cattle; 15 calves- 25
HOGS— A few loads on the market and today
was at 10c advance over Saturday.
Representative Sale-a —
No. Wt. Price. INo. Wt Price
\l 845 $2 9047 140 $31%
I' 285 2 9588 193 3 1Z
''• 210 3 00|30 173 3 20
CATTLE— Quiet but steady. Very few
cattle and few buyers, and very little busi
ness transacted. Good demand for stockers
No. Wt. Price. l No. Wt Price
3 steers 1025 $2 95il calf 230 $3 00
--1 cow 1220 2 40j12 feeders ... 870 3 05
1 heifer 690 2 00 2 cows 915 2 35
--1 bull 1090 2 00|
No. wt. Price.!
22 lambs 70 $3 251
Cliicngo Live Stock.
CHICAGO. Nov. 3.— There was not enougU
cattle here today to make a market and prices
were nominal at yesterday's advancme of 10
cents. Hogs were steady. Common to prime
droves sold at 53.10Q3.65. heavy packing
lots sold at $email@example.com and hog sales w»re
largely at ?3. 40®3.55. Prices for sheep were
stronger and largely 10c higher for good
flocks. Sales were from $1.25 to $1.50 for in
ferior up to $3.10 for choice Westerns, while
prime native heavy export sheep were scarce
at $firstname.lastname@example.org. Lambs were wanted at $3*~-.-4.50'
for poor to prime flocks, with sales largely at
$3.50®4.50. Receipts— Cattle, 800 head- hogs.
6,000 head; sheep, 6.000 head.
Midway Hone Market.
Barrett & Zimmerman's report: No re
ceipts; few lookers upon the market, and
prices unsteady. Advices at hand of large
consignments of all classes of horses to ar
rive in the next few days. R!ght after elec
tion we confidently expect a turn ln trade for
the better. Representative sales:
1 pair gray mares. 5 years, serv
ice sound 2.700 $117. 50
1 son el gelding, 6 years, sound. 1.600 90.00
1 black gelding, 6 years, sound,
driver 1,100 75.00
1 bay mare, 7 years, service
sound, driver 1,050 37.50
1 bay mare, 8 years, service
sound 1.30Q 5Jk 0O
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