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Admiral Evans Leads Atlantic Squadron from Its An
chorage at Hampton Roads---Will Meet the Vessels
of the Pacific Coast at San Francisco.
Hampton Roads. Va., Dtc. 18 Tb.
departure to-iiay of the Kieut Atlantic
aquadron for tho Pacific, is only an
other r.f the ir.Hny Kreat pnHIs f the
catlou's rtinrvelo-.it croth and (level
.tnen'. Tb.' ironclad waroliip I only
4! jeais old. ft. passliiK through a
protenp of )ft vvolattfin to Its pres
ent p rf. rtlmi. this American dlsruv
ery l revolutionized the silence of
nsvitl wa;fuie thi oiuhnut the hole
woi'PI. There are mw 270 esnela in
ciiiiiii!U.:i n In the I ulted Stale navy
hre tit one time, in Waihl:ii;tun'a
nl:niitii't';iii(.ii, titer, was not one.
Of t!i-he there are 13 bntllckhipn of
the flrKt and aecuid class, carry in k
(funsi into whose ninuth this country'
first hinl only "conimand'T ln chief of
the r.avy." Keek M'ipkins. mlt;ht easily
hiive til Men his (Ilsxrarvd head when
an fOT -. ki- ructlnetital concrcas autn
in.tMiy ilistnlHn-d t.im.
it W) In ilaniptnti HoxN l!;at the
flit chapter In the world'a hlsttiry
of Iron cla-ls a written. It wan
In ll.tii.Kn Hoails that the catUm
4;itliet .,) Jil jf br finest ea fSihti rs
ready fur a trip of nearly 20,000 miles
Wheic the Meiilmac bwiiuk clumsily
aritr,. tl;.i channel hunt a and drove
teriur to the hearta of heanien lio
had iii-vcr et set-n auch a monster,
Iron as graceful and aa alft at
Iiiiiii.iIj have come and Kie all
Mtiiiiiiei until (liey have beroitie a fa
inlliHr irhl Ateotiic thee is th
Mllini-Holn, the larp.-ttt of fncle Sam's
liiu; hut tlcnli I ps, ami rn vt only in tirr
to the IiriadiiauKht, which King Kd
v;i. I of I'liklniul launched with inch
cereii'utiy a jcar or to bko. and 10
the Satsiiiiia, Japan s new liionxter of
tli llet p.
History cf American Navy.
The Dt appropriation male for a
navy for this country that of the
continental remttt-eta In 1775. and the
turn of $100,000 wat rpe-ted to pur
chase, equip and generally outfit 13
hl a ir the present year, ending
July. 1'iOS. the tisvy will have needed
$IL'5(HI 39. an Increase of 15.000,000
ovt lt.t year. Nine million aloue k
for ordnance storea. The last appro
pi latloii of congrets for the building of
ahlpa ae 20OO0.000 to be expended
on two big ships, each of which ia to
measure MO f e t In length. fcJ feet
beam, and make !1 knots an hour.
Thiee lnilllon dollars waa a.proprl
ated for auhmarlnea of the Holland
tvpe, and In September fle torpedo
Ixvat desi-.overs were contracted for
Think of this In compaction with the
$100,000 that cost the continental col.
i;res so much, thought, and which was
furnished by the people of the colo
nies afrer so much pilvatlou.
' If e are to have a cvimmcrce we
imirh hav a navy la defend It." wrote
'!, Humphreys from the llarbary
StaleH hi I TiiJ after ha bad been tint
to nee If there were menu cf stop
ping the piracy of Algiers and Tii.ll
oil Aiiiei;an trading vessels For
yeuid the nation had endured the hu
liillidMoit if pavlug tillmle 10 theae
mint 1 :en. and after WashhiKton had
lm 111 o l vd ttilrt sentiment in Ills
liii'ukn of I7KI the l ulled States null
paid li Unite, bei slise tin le w as no
i.:ivy to ptove her Independence- How-
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I'Ter. that confireta appropriated $700,- ,
000 with which to build alx frigates.
Among tlnne werci the. Xonstitutiou.
now the oldest ship a!liat tinder any
Hag. and a training ship for appren
tices at Portsmouth. With this fleet
and Its luter auxillariet IVcatorj
taught the rulers of Algiers and Trip
oli a stern lescon. and America siKin
took her J lace among the naval pow
ers of the world, a place which none
disputed after her victories over Great
ilri!aln in 1MMM5.
Quick Work of Preparation.
The president Issued the orders for
the Milling of this fliM-t on Aui.ust 23,
iind since then coal mines, railways,
provision dealers, und manufacturers
of heavy ordnance and ammunition
have known the busiest season they
have had since the Spanish-American
war. Altogether Z't vessels go to San
Francisco, and when ell have aa
semMed In the wale's off the coast of
t l aiitomta, re nting lioti Kvans will
have Utwl-T bis Comn.aiid the largest,
most Invinclhle. the most perfectly
equipped fleet that has ever mobilized
In one place since the history of lh
The aggregate Ulsplat eni-nt of the
vess.-ls aal'lng is nearly 42.000 tuns,
and the Hv.Kre:ate power is fM guns of
four Inch calibre ami over The four
divisions of this fleet will carry 6M of
ficers and H.fji'O enl!st-. men, as fine
hu aimy of J.irki s as any navy has
ever known, aud an earnest and eager
set, ttut, for aa aoon as the news of
the cruise was nolnod abroad enlist-no-nts
Increased rapidly throughout
the navy and ilcbcttlotia beraine piac
IP ally unknown
The modern Wif. who pintle for
dava over tho packing of her hut
band'a grips and lutuii basket when
he is off for a week's hunting trip,
can never begin to appreciate the
enormity of Columbia's (ask In fitting
out hir ll.r.00 tons for an outing of
US daya, lu which they are not en
ected to t-t fmt on land at all. lie
sides all the uteres that each hlp
can carry when her capacity Is taxed
to Its fullest, there will be two ships
that carry tupplut alone, the Olacler
and Ciilgo. and they will carry many
novel foodstuffs that have never yet
b-n carried by any navy of the world
Immense Supply of Coal.
The Item of coal alone Is not In
considerable. On October 13, cvntrncts
were let for 133.000 tons to be deliv
ered at the alx ecajvort towns where
the fh-el will stop. Trinidad. Klo
Janerto, I'unta Arenas, t'allao. Mag
Ualena bay and San Krancldco. It Is
mined in West Virginia, shipped by
rail to four tide water elites of the
Atlantic, and whom there It bandied
by five American companies In So for
eign steamers to the porta i.umed.
where It Is piled on tho plcrg ready
for the battle-ships. Fifteen of theae
steamers ; all the way to Saa Fran-ctsi-o
nllii their cargoes. The cost of
the coal will be alxuit l a Ion. and
the cost of tianMiMatlon will cvme to
over $7i '.'. 000.
Fight colliei a accompany the fiiel.
The Maici-llus. Ilaiin.bal, lsuiklaa
and possibly the Steilitig aiX'tunpaoy
the fl.-et to Triaidad. and thea re
turn for more coal. Othera will go
as far as Klo and return to join the
fleet asain at Magdalen bay. and all
that hare free space 'tween decks will
carry general supplies for the Mara
Island navy ard. The Connecticut
carries 150 tons of briquettes made
of flack coal and pitch to test them
as a suitable fuel for use In the navy.
The cost of coaling, exclusive of the
amount of coal carried by the ships
from Norfolk to Trinidad, will be
$1.I29.;0, a sum more than equal to
the bi'nded debt of the state of Idaho
or the state of Washington.
Provisiona in Plenty.
Aa to provisiona, Columbia must
pack vnougb In the giant bamjH'rs to
feed her sons for tho long 115 daya,
and have enough extra goodies for
Christmas. New Year's abd Washing
ton birthday diniiera. and the list
shows the has not bi-en niggardly In
her sel- ition. Five million poua-ls of
pri.vit.ions are carried on board the
16 battleships and the supply ships,
the supplies from the attending ves
se!.- b.tng transferred to tho battle
ships when they stop at the ports for
coal. There are lO.OoO to 15,000 pounds
of fresh meat In the refrigerators o!
each ship, and for the first time there
will t a widely varied bill of fare
where the meata are concerned.
There are a variety of foodstuff a. In
cluding ton of cvieala, salt meata.
dried fruKs and canned goods, and
r.'.Ki.SiH) pounds of fiour for maklnn
fresh bread In lien of long ana'.he-niatlri-d
hard lack. There are tons of
detHlcalcd foodstuffs that have al
ready lc 11 trut.-d and found 'd, and
the more recent additions drlwl egns
and dehydrated vegetables. There ara
9,000 pounds of dried eggs, an equlr
aient of llfi.OOO dojen fresh egs. and
when the Christmas baking is on and
the 30,000 fresh egga also ca'Hed are
not available, the mixer of rakes will
find that the dried product when
mixed with water will froth as easily
as the fresh.
New methods of communication be
tween the ship have been installed, aud
new locthods of controlling the Ore
from the guns. So new Is this system
of fire control that a retired naval of
fleer waa heard U remark when the
news came to him: 'That ia 4 good
Idea, a good idea. I am glad to bear
It. Indeed, for tire Is a most dangerous
thing aboard a ship!" The Colorado
wat fist in this experiment. Wlrelees
tc leieraphy has been a part of a bat
tlesblp'a equipment for so many years
now that it Is quite an old story, btit
the fleet dev!dd It must have wire
less telephony, too, so the past few
weeks have witnessed a busy scene lu
Hampton Hoads, and lu New York and
liiHklyn harbors, where experts hst
bvu busy putting ia the appliances.
. Conntcticut Is Flagship,
Admlial Kvaiis chose the Conuec
Itcut aa lila ft.-vushlp, Capt. lugertoll Is
her roiuinaudf r and chief of stall of
the Atlantic fleet. I'pou the shoulders
of Hear Admiral Hiownlow at Wash
InjMon. much of the woik of prewar
lion fell The spiendtd condition t tie.
Peel wheu it left Ita aiohoiase heew
today shows fcow we;l b has vlone It.
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A W'.V yA
THE SIXTIETH CONGRESS
A Condensed Account cf Trant.c-
tionti at tbt Nation. I Capital.
The Most Important Item. Gathered
From Each Day's Sett-on of
Senate and Hook.
Washington. In the senate iloo-
day bll'n lmriJuf-(l Jdc'.u1i J tho fol-
l!y Mr. I'Utt. f New York, for ua
lonal isnj er llon or coriKratku in-
(IucIilk a national b'irau of loror
Jioratiun l!y Mr. Mclaurln. to rt-Iv th
(renfiit money atrlnKenoy and rrTf-nt
It iwurrmcK. It rial fa praoi8
nn!ni any l-onds of the V'nitii
St-ates to dnxvit thr-m la tb treaa-
ury and rwetre noteii to an amruut
equaling fbeir par value. It U pro
idej that until February. IMS, pr
aoas or'pg on rr rnor ba of
cotloa niay doiKs;t it in a dp;oe:Ury
d-8ignaied by the gerretary of th
treasury Bnd rrelre trfasury nol''
to the ntf-nt of 70 jar cent of the
value of the cotton. If not redeemed
the cotton thai! be ao!4 by tie gov
ernment. The bill a!o imposes a
p-na;ty on dealing la "ccttoa fa-tui-s."
of $100.0'0 fine or five yean
Senator Davit Attacked Trutta.
AVahinptoi. Passionate oratry
marked the proceedints of the senate
Wednesday. Senator Jeft Davis of Ar
kansas, mho. when elated, declared
that be would attack the trusts im
mediately after taking bis seat, ful
filled his promise, althouch he was
a few lays late In doing so. The
speech was filled with t-ensational
declarations and was piven with that
viiror for which the Arkansas senator
is famous in his own state. Quaint
pbraslnp. pointed denunciations, and
evidences of intense emotion charac
terized his rfniirks. He was (riven a
careful bearing by senators and the
galleries were well filled throur":out
the time he held the floor. Resrinrin
shortly before 1 o'clock he spoke for
a little more than an hour. At '.he
clore of the speech the senate went
Into executive session and at 2:10euicide is unknown here, anl people
oVlock adjourned. The bouse was not 1 like the si so well that they pre-
Restricting Bank Officera.
WaRhington. A bill making it
felony for a national bank or any of
Its officers to speculate w ita funds of
the bonk and making it a high mis -
demeanor to borrow from a national j week ten close relatives whose aE-a 1 croW(j Had the winder kept na th
bank with which to speculate, was in-1 average 74 Eat at one table, while j j;c)j for a whole day of tea
troduced Thursday by Representative ' enough other relatives to garrison a i pour9 ne would hate basked about
P'eAniiond of Miss-ourL The extreme . fort sat al other tables. These fa.ni-1 ;..-,, L,utela. It Is said that eacn con
penalty provided under the felony Sly reunions are of frequent occur-1 testant was dripping with rwrsplra'.'-.ia
clause Is ten years imprisonment, and ' renee now, and sometimea more l-eo-j whea tlrre was called.
; under the misdemeanor clause, $1,000
Sent to Finance Committee.
n inquiry by the sen-
resolution for an
ate committee on finance into tie re -
cent Issue of bonds by the govern -
merit was Tuesday sent to the finance
committee upon a statement by Mr
Aldrich thai that committee would
meet In a few dava and report a
resolution covering the entire subject.
More Pay for Rural Carriers
Wash in irUm. Senator HansbroMgh,
of North Dakota, prooses an increase
In the maximum salary allowed rural
free delivery carriers from JC't'O to
$l."oo. He gave notice Tuesday of
aa amendment to the postoUce ap
propriation bill to that efftct.
Proposed Discovery Day.
den of New Y'ork iutrodjeed a bi:l
making OctoU-r 12 a uational liolKlay
A, , v . V
by ( hrh-topher ( o.umbus October 15 -
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m.'J. I ne aay wouia IK' snow a a.
Nominations Confirmed. I
Washington The senate Wedcs-
da confirmed the nomination of ihc ' . .. " , . , '" ,, ' ,:,.. o-i' mini
. -. , . .In the t oi.f-d.-rale arniv. He served n,'- '""J guaru.
Isthmian canal commissioner of , , . , . . '
, ,. . . "12 years as round- e'e'k of lhatte ' 11
r ran i u-rce oi i can m oe ssi-;iu ,
secretary of the Interior and of more 1
than !"0 other idlicials, mostly jHt i
To Prevent Injunction.
W ashington. A bill designed to re
strain the I'nlted States circuit and
uisirlct courts and judges, from lssti
lug temporary Injunctions against the
operation of the state, laws was Intro
duced in the bouse Thurwday bv Mr
Clayton of Alabama.
Would Exempt Coal and Lumber.
Washington Hills exempting ail
lumber ami ctval from ImiK-rt duty
wcr. introduced In the house Thurs
day by Mr. llocher of Missouri.
The -Southern Saltan" Retreats.
Paris In a dispatch fr-m Casa
Blanca, Generwl Hrude. the French
military romriiauder la Morvx-co re
pcrts that Mulal Hafld. the "Southc'ii
Sultan." had withdrawn lu the ditev
tion of Morocco City and at the sate
time ordered hi force tear S;d.a.-a
and Mogador also lo retire.
Iowa Delegation for Cummins.
IVs Moines. Iowa. Aa effort will
be made to get the delegation fivni
Iowa for Cummins for president. Ibis
was lo&rited Friday from close fticuds
King Osvar's Body in Stats.
Stockholm Tho bvKiy of KPag C's
rar of Swe-len. who died lv-eiuler
S. was lying in state In tbe ct.vel ol
th! royal castle Friday. The body
wgs clothed lu an admiral uau'umi.
The catafsliiue ha Ix-v-n made tu'o
a bowt-r of beauslfcl flower.
To Mark Confederate Craves.
Washington President Kivsee;t
Friday apiMtnted tieu. Wl'l;ua C
C.atr to tiicceed 1I KllU-tt at a
rctiitti'alouef to mark coufed.vrate
STialipe in JtHtmn City. I Many Mie. Ni Market.
The lxa'4 of pflv!j (Sir t.r. torxt- ' Ir ru.t a B'-'.'e m ; - Kn
nt J. A. irr!'.c)i. ' ' fUntu C''J )T.t '. U.k J.- mr-
lirer. W. V, Vt !: 5-r. a . r. a 1 ( kH " Ti lt It H e .J;;i,:a .i
Herben K H'i!-)-. aitfri)f r"'ral. !si"" io rr.'. a' tft Kjtrm. City
direted Malt Hal!. ar5-ii r.f tb . tok )r' Laie 'i:t !- a "I t'-v.
jiet.-jreniiary, to ak tbe r,t ''.';:;r !' ti t r-4'a t; l?.i 'i
b-a!!h to take rhave of tv,e : '; At pr--flt T !-y! r-'k' ! r
I'oa ri'tiarlon for Sh prrect.-9 of e -! wlr1; mis of a.. jr'ii'- a; J a -it
J.OJi .riiKbera in the iw-'.'.:-.:'.n. Tta t toe .,:! Ti r-' ' 'f
war. lea imnie-iiav'.y co'..ti1 Ir J A t.t ir---i-1 I ' ;r .a ts
H. AJcc-k of Varrer.i.b:!rf . eretar) lit QiOr.ti. S i t.-n' J C ":ars la
of the board of health. Tb prna e;r,inl br re i -- '-n
Innj-wtors say That tr.ere are tur i f .r fKl t tjike car if 2.r-
r.f isnialiix Id Je?ern Cliy low a:.lit,y J.tr taj ia thJ.r ?:rsa at th
that there U iiiiallf-ox la the facl'.ie ''k yai !3-" t S.-:a:al ' .v
ut Koine of the foremen en.;,;jyl by j i'-r.rj male !.'. :f e f-1 r?e-
the roGtmctora la the j-il'ettiarr. j i.is i ar tt ;:.-a of th rhjtr la
So far ther rave tn no aym; wi I tb m:-ar ra-5 t ,- i:,i cf.
of the disease ajor.? the for.v:s bt j Af cri.r.? ?. i'l-i! 4ra :a p. : :w
any of the eruj loyes. Th" p-r.'.en- j tar ht cv-r b--s a f'. y'-'-fe
tlary has been UEdr .rkt j :aria- j ; vnzn.:. of t-;.;eti 3 ;. ---ry
ti.n the laft two eeks. The tf.s-jof sbat t.-ie in t''.t r..y a 1 J
eahe is la a mild tvrm and oa'r two j City it reecrriiii j o c :h Urt
i!ea:hK have r?-i':'ed from the aejnni rr.4re li tie -..-' . 1. T;;.8
repcr'e this winter.
A Daylight Bank RcbisTr.
The P.ar.k of Aldrich. '.n I'o.a eyen
ty. was r:( bi ia tci'"-'' J
James style recently. Three rcen
drove up in frort of tee bank ia a
closet! biifsy. two got out a4 entered
the back. here they leveled rev.jl
ver.i at the cashier and bookkeeper
and demanded the ci'h. The Itlrd
man remained ia the bargy. The
cashier promptly cortpiiel. al:ho;i?h
It is reported that he pave them only
the money in the counter drawers and
dhl not aro to the vault fur the larger
amount kept there. Af'.er secur'E?
the money the bank ofheers were cora
pelled to walk ahead of the buzry,
which was drivea at a twift jace ti
the eii;;e of town. The;,- -re then
allow e.1 to return to the bank, whl'e
the robhers drove rapidly away. It
is reported that, about I? '"V w s se
cured from the bank.
No Race Suxide Here.
Mifot;ri oucht to be tie nioirt popo-
1 ... . ...... 1 1 - ; . r -
iijus Mttir lu Liir uiuu wju. r--'-
fer stayin? here to takun? chaa-es
on Paradise. A Clark county maa
i more tx:aa w years oia croppea ia
on the editor of the News recently
and threatened to whip him. and at a
j family reunion in Cass county last
pie come to them than live ia the!
j au'.ai! fowus in which they are held. I
' at once the spler.di i hospitality
anJ the sturdy sons of the soil.
Thee gatherings z rve to show srrik-
, which are both typical of Missouri.
Nodaway covin ty this year nUt-J
more corn than al! six New E-glaud
stales, according to the lk-cen.ber re-l-ort
of George I. Kills. s-tretary of
. the state bciar 1 of agriculture. The
yield in this one county was S.t1'").'.''
bushels. Ten leading rouuties ra;ed
"3.4"i.ih' bushels, practically eq.tal to ,
the entire crop of ;:hir Arkansas.
Pennsv lv anla. Michigan. Wisconsin or;
J Minnesota. The total crop of th :
1 slate Is 2 ll'.Si"1 is) bushels, almost i
I fh iltit. b 4 l.i.t rir ri-il I r v -a nii. 1
' ,nR ,he ,dverM, 'f.r Editions'
that beiiet the cnp. "Taken as a
w fcoie IlHi7 has bevn a very profitable
''f f'.r the farn.cr of Missouri."
v, Mr Kl;u.
Old Newspaper Man Dead. j
Major Thomas W. Park died at'
t?'t- l-fv rnllr II.. m.. ..,.l..r '
Cojritv -. d was one of the founder! i
ii..n;y years De-.r.g it cuer aru on- ; ,.,..vs, curse. i?e!o-..!r la
er. Major I'aik wa, vile of the Uiost jm iarv. lo Uaru wttU Cue h.l vf the
prominent d. roocrats of Northwrst , us r,p,Il Ji;... ;w-.a;iSr, i lnw ,ut
Missouri He was chl.f rl.-rk ia tb '; litt) fuadA-.entl principle of 'o,k
.relar of stale's tvtr.ee under Capt. j raising. da:ry:n. fruit growing.
A. A lsueur. He was a prominent j n4 vj r!v t.oa and vet.rir.iry
candidate for state rsilroaj ct -minis-1 ur( rt, p-hicipl w hich one car cth
sioner He was a leading Mason and j tr 1(, .uir. only after -..n and
one of the founders cf Kalsht Tern
plar In Missouri.
Me Cured Them.
A ' Prof
Pole eslabii.sh.-d offlovs la;
Webb City and announced that h
could cure aoythir-g. He cure-l a
nuinU r of cvi:;r;J:ng people of b-ud.r.g
and chik ch.ug habits la a short
time.. His whereabouts is cow tin
Creennd.e Ptt Of-ce Robbed.
U:inE".ar blew v;--a the safe la the
0 reeu rid e pos.iofh.ee. 12 mile Sv-isth-
west of Sedalia rvo-atl aaJ took $2'.h)
In currvr.cv and $lo0 worth of stkuipa.
They Ougt to Meet.
J. ha C.miniir.g and F'la ll-va ar t
Iwo Hickory cvus! vK:ig popl w a-
OUihl t J me I. I
State Insurance 'tea.
Fe-s tv'wvi'J by t.Se a'.ate losar- :
anv-v deivai trtirut f--r the monrh of,
Noteuil-vr, lui'tsext ialj the state!
treasury, aioouaied tj $1 7iJ l.'.h a j
against $l.t'2 4 U for the same mo:
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frmer xv. He.eua, Aadrrw coaaty.
died cf heart d. rvvit!. He
wtt tsjtiv ot certuaiiv. si. wtJk,
I'M .-tr o'J. a:-4 Hue ch:l Irra
ce.s'J.tioa ei,j-rd ?- ;-e-a'
Jtr.-aary J Vr thit tlrr.e at lei
tZ"-':.i) wvr.h cf har ii-J t-sl. wl3
taie lefB f-.-J t'j sr-:e a: The 'j-y-al
?a"ds. Ts'. wC.l rj, r.h- dan a
he.y oa :he !t !t J
;-eI t-T th-e fei'-r that rr.-;' trny
f if! be ia a ty ti Kid-
J.e of JiTr'jaTT !o take th- frfix ti-'j"
?y:.-;e SV ta the y'l.
Probably the rcoat ir.'.ere-:'. cera
ha.'ki? cc:t-r eter fce J ia Ge-'y
coutty tfk j lace at the tf itor-
rjs Jacoby, tear Larl;i.i?'t.oi. Mi
c..L.te!s;aiita e;er4 f-?r a JT'-i.e. ail ia
' deterrr.lae who coU taik t,e rr.'ft
' cora in C3 t:;-jr and a ta'f. They
I atojd t'.r:; r-e f--,-r the co'.'.ei: u;.-;
1 f-r the crack cf a r :a. Ties LLey
5 jrraVh4 the eara fror-i the slV ail
threw thm :r."o a wsr'a w.-i. a
driver ta kep s .,:-z a: the r.zh: ca-t-1
V.tea the hour ard a half Lai x; :re4
i another tr-ja announce rlffie cp ail the
com was V-ea wetirsa. 1 iires
rheaowerSi won Erst
cf $i ty
v.,:. "i b'--''e A and Is'
j Thon as 5iioa ' heskei 3J bahla
.d t.t t'.v, -.d t.k the 2 orlxe:
; cmodare Cobb took third witi
j ff,w WUBa. , jr seeocd acl got bia
$1. Ia adl::ka. each coatestar. was
paid three cents per bash-?! for tho
i c(,ra gathered. It '
. fVeat aal vu wi:
was aa Saterestiag
aesej by ij-jite a
To Ee "Solitary" for Life.
' , W'"dvn Matt JU1! therit
t!arJr h" " , 7i'.
) le.'3. ua ier teo-.ence of St years for
i nsttrier. to solitary con5aeni-ct for
i l.fe. Jenks is known as the "meao-
i con set ia the j. rlws. and has
frequently assaulted other prts-'.aers.
A nontli aza he secyre-J a kr::!e ail
s'.ib!j.i two di3, one of them so
.rlo::ly that fc
, d, s;-ai'..-il cf. I
If was at Crst
Jer.k i Insac-e, lt af;. r s.jrue
weeks of carvfut o!-serat:oa. It.
Chaskia. the ir.su ; hy.i;.r-lan. d.
clares that he e of nvrn:al mlad. and
that there la nothing the matter with
b!ru hat a bad tempe-r. Every pav
V w n V :' -i r t - n jv
th irWa has tv trie-J ca him. ad
: ha failed. When f vising fail there
is no other puziUhmer.t left the privo
1 officer bat the solitary cell,
! ir.:v Warden Hal! Usaei
! that Jer.ks must be kept la solitary
tiCnenient. He Is never to take a
't-i h!s cell except twice a week for
t ff nilatt.iS lWl Utllrr C
State Coltcje cf Agriculture.
This is the chance ( retuted by the
cwsty experience. H J. Waters,
deaa cf the College of Agriculture
aal d'.rectvr of the agr'u uiurat ei
wii:neiit stall. -a. said recently that
the taruivr. youag or wno ahwt.4
-t.U .l.at. .l IS. i li.riii-li.,n
would as a re all save more every
month than l.he entire cot tf takir.aj
the covire The c .M-t need rv-t t X
Ceed $ii. .-li.oibU ItrBt.
The Independent Fintur,
"Well, let her paa'.c." remarked a
cooteuifd Marion county farmer lo
th Palmyra S'cta-.or matv. "Cellar
' n'-l potato a. b;ua lull of whet.
cribs full of Cvro, plenty of fat hog
and go.l cattle, vw4 pi. bivh as
the hvue lu I money la the batik
C-uess those W all street f. l.ow w ao
b,e b--a pokiest fan al lis farmer
w;;l sit up and take no:;ce of our
, food s-ipi 'y l-etore the ;-. t r U ot!"
The i.iuirrel Mil Dead.
Two Anurv-:ig tov wl-.j ar n.-od
jhois coul.lut ttiure t-.t wh.tl w i.
T. rv 4
tvu- wvpirrvl without fcri-u.-
The -j mret ha 4 ai:.j b- n k:':.-t
an 1 w-a l-vlmd ta a tuck ol tii tr-.-.
ax trie revet-. I fcvai o; l--i;
; !(.r 4H;utitv 4 r
I Uk,:;, j m vt (,(J, tJ kllt. t.f
about half the vfj Vv!e Was
te i-o.l. 1 here r iu I '