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Opening of the Bfg Annual Event
Under Good Auspices.
MANY COSTLY IMPROVEMENTS
I.mi'ui- Mi 111 n i:iii'inleil lii Imp rut In1
liilliliiiua mill Mriimiila Kulr AVI II
i:i'liihi A I li I it K llvr-r Kn mm
In tin; I'lllr I. Inc.
Siprlnsflclrf, III., Sept. 23. Saturda)
iniirnliiB the llfty-firnt annual (ixposl
lion of tho Illinois Htato I''alr assocla
lion (ipenf.'il under most aiifiiiicloiw clr
uinihtancca. DurliiK ttio i;ul lew
inoit'-lm a total of $200,000 has boon cx
imndcil In Itnntovltif; tlie buildings and
liciHllfyliiK t ho already Ijeautlful
;ioiindn, and (here Is no doubt that the
init of 1'JOll will far cclls-ci anything Illi
nois lias ever known In the fair line.
Anion!; thelrniiroveincnts made were:
Erection of woman's bulldlni; at a eosl
of ?:i0,000; new dairy bulldliiK, $15,
000; Irniirovement to coliseum, ?::0,000;
annex to machinery hall, $3,00!) ; elab
orate sued coveilnj; for all the walks
$10,00'), and miscellaneous improve
ments, over $.",0,000. In addition to the
total of $150,000 improvements made by
tin- agricultural hoard, the railroads
enierlrit; the grounds made Improve
ments In their terminal facilities ay
When the i;ales opened, Siturday, the
i.tene prcfcntod was one of beauty and
activity. Kven with the Increased ex
hibiting space within the buildings, it
Is entirely inadequate and there are
hui drcds or Iiui;o tents used lor ex
hibits of agricultural imtilcmetitil, car
ri.tf;ts. wagons and everything men
Unliable. Work of installing exhibits began
Wednesday under supervision of Sce
tetary (iarrard, and when this work
Win (o.nlndcd Friday night there had
bf'cn :i transformation almost Incredi
ble All last records have been broken
in rjualiiy, quantity and variety of
g. -ifids, stocks, machinery and farm
products on exhibition. Oonccssion
arics have been ko numerous that noun
h. ie been turned away. One Hum alona
ottered $200 for a few feet In an ob
jiurc corner of the exposition hall.
Tliu ngiicultural exhibits prove the
Mucous of the corn and what crops in
Illinois. There Is some corn shown ten
feet high and moiihter j-ollow ears ol
rorn ranging from ten to lifleen Inches
or more In length. These exhibits sur
iu?n anything ever seen in Illinois,
faille, sheep, lions and hortes have
llllud the burns and stock pens and
there Is enthusiastic contest for the iiig
purges offered Tin1 race entries are
far mom numerous than on any pievi-
us year, and the purvs much larger.
The speed programme offers enlertain-
i. ieut every day for cdghi days, the fair
'o.-ing next Hal unlay, October ".
Sunday a liacrud com en. was ren
dered by the watch factory band of 00
pieies, and lion, (leorge It. Wcndling
delivered a lecture on the "Man of
The Springfield carnival will proio a
big feature of the lair week. Thou
sands of dollars have been expended
for iiltraet.lous and lb" city is Illumi
nated brilliantly with thousands of lu
camleKrmit. Ilglit.'i, httanda of them
miles In length running along tho prin
cipal streets. The city Is now In gala
iitHre with carnival colors yellow and
gieen Judging from the opening day,
lh" attendance nt the carnival and fair
a ill double that of previous years.
CASHIER CONFESSES THEFTS.
' lun I. -Ion (III.) IIii.'iV Ollli-lill Ail mi Hi
llutlliu llrri'llliili'il Other
Charleston, III., S pt 'JS. A surprise
was givcii the people of CharluiUiiii,
Saturday, when It became known that
I'll 1 1 II. Davis, assistant cashier of the
Kind national bank of this city, had
coufeshel tc ' i-hiii t-eiiani: n;" the two
ihcr local bapka In the Il.-tlng and
footing up of tlijck'i which tho banks
cleared among tUemtelvcs
Whet, ''letc 'jnors, which were done
on an .ulditig machine, were t'lst dis
covered a week ago, suspicion fell on
Cashier W. J. Kenny, and for publish
ing thin suspicion Kdltor J. K. uardln,
of tho Dally News was unmercifully
whipped by Kenny. Several suits for
damages are now In court as the out
come of Kenny's attack on Hardin.
Hut (be confession of Davis and his
making good the louses baa cleared Mr.
Kenny. A statement was Riven out by
Hid Find national ofllclals, .Saturday,
setting forth the defalcation of Mr.
Davis, and saying his resignation hail
been tendered ami accepted.
I. S. llualla ,'rllloiill- III.
Chtago. Sept. 28. 1'. il. Kustls. pas
imager tratlie i.ianager of ui Hurling
ton road, Is critically III with pneu
monia at his home In Iar,raugQ. lit
wan convaleKceut, but last night had 4
relapfn ind bin recovery la touMdereJ
AN ENORMOUS BUILDING
Figures Relating to the Transporta
tion Building at World'3 Fuir.
It l.'iiwm T i-nly-Tlii .iti-, nnil
III IIn 'i,iilrili-ll..li IS.',(MIIMMM
I'itI or t.iiinlit-l- In lli'iliu I rll.
fit. Louis, Sept. 23. Herry W.Hchltie
ter, the Chicago contractor who has
charge of the ((instruction of the
Transportation building at the World's
"1 will have the roof over the Trans
portation building by October I, as my
contract calls for, and the building, ex
terior ami Interior, will be completed
Mr. Sclileuter has prepared nonic In
tercillrig s'atl. tics relative to the
Transports' tin building. It will cover
more acreage than any building In the
world Its atea b?lng '.':5 acres. It will
be 1,500 feet in length and :V1T lcet in
width, and Iho contract price S'JOL'.OOO.
ft will contain 27 railroad tracku ex
Sending the et.tlro length of the build-
In Its cons1 ruction 12,000,000 feet of
lumber will be used. Tills Is 1,000,000
eot In exies.i of tho lumber that vlll
be used in any olher of the World's!
In tlie (instruction the nails used
will weigh over thirty tons. Tho pil
ing, 11 !treieliul in a straight lluo,
rould mea.su i ( "iO miles.
The bolis and rods used In tha con
i.lruction will uelgh 11,000 tons.
The holes l.oied for bolts, tods and
jflff pins, II placed side by side, would
reach Irom Si. J.ouh; to New York.
Mr. Schlouter has the (ontract for
building the Temple of Fraternity at
tl'o World's lair. Me has many other
Interests In St Louis.
"The St. ljiiih fair," said Mr. Sell loo
ter, "will far Hiirpask the Chicago expo
sition. The St. I.ouls fair, in my opin
ion, will be greater than all the Inter
national expositions combined. The
building:, will if larger and moie sub
stantial, and tlie exhibitions will be
"Thi! fair oillilals are doing business
on an extraordinary largo scale. Why,
when tlie Hpeelllcatlons lor the large
buildings wcie Jlrst submitted to the
contractors of tho country the men
who weie endeavoring to get the work
of construction were absolutely
"The specifications exceeded their
expectations lo such an extent that
every contractor who entered Into com
petition for tlie Woild's fair work had
to throw away his estimates and be
gin all over.
"The sle and substantial nature of
the buildings c onleuiplaled by Hie fair
'idlcials were beyond tlie comprehen
sion of the coiittiiciort.."
QUAILS AS TRIAL NEARS.
Wiili-rJuii liriiml .lnr 'I'lil.ex I i iic
of .s!iii-i- ill 1 1 1 In in llriimll.
I rln I Will lie I'iiiIii-iI.
Waterloo, III., ..cpi. 20. The trial of
William A. Hoffmann will be the seii
isillonal lealiiro ol iho September f".s
lion ol I he ( Ircuil mtut, which opened
here .Monday. Hoffmann Is the man
who recently shot and killed his lalher-lu-law,
William iiraudt, and made a
sensational escape, being captured aft
erward near l!olloillo while asleep
from exhaustion. Tho grand Jury li
coti'diL-rlng his case
Hoffmann klned Iiraudt on the even
ing of September Si last. Ho went in
J: be Hrandt home and met Ills father-
In-law as ho came to Hie door to an-
swor ills knock, with a threat to shoot.
"Oh. ou'vo got a gun!" exclaimed
Ilrandt, but I guci.s you're not going
to shoot me."
Hoffmann did not answer, but raised
the gun and llred. The entire charge
look effect In Hrainli's (.best, and he
died Instantly in his wife's arms. Hoff
manns desperate attempt to escape at
tracted the attention of the country,
bill be was captured within u week by
rilicrllf Thomas Hndi, who now has
charge of tlie prisoner.
Hoffmann is kept in solitude In a
cell at tho county Jail. He in very bit
ter ami morose, and gives the Jailer
"onsiderable worry. Ho declines lo see
myotic, and has apparently made no
preparations for his defense, but gets
more fidgety as his trial approaches.
PANICCAUSED BY FIRE.
A Doen I, It Were, I'ur n Tlmr, In
Irilimril) , Hill Ml i;rilH'il
New York, Sept 29. Klro early
Monday morning In a five-story build
ing at '.TI7 Fifth uveniii caused a panic
among n dozen persons who were
asleep there. Tho bla..e started on the
mtoiiiI lloor and spread upwards so
quickly that the Inmates fled to the
root, from where they were able to
reach the roof of tho Koform club, next
ricor. All escaped Injury In this way,
although much valuable property was
Several artists had quarters In tho
bulullug and quite a number of valua
ble paintings undoubtedly were lost
Sov mil canvasM'H weirs carried out bj
Ibelr owr.cru who kit their cl'itlilnc bo
THE CHICAGO CENTEHNM
Celebration of the Anniversary Be
gins and Will Last Six Days.
To no of Itnl I 'Ire lltirnril to lilvr an
IiiiKuIIiiii ut the Omit CIiIchcu
I'ln- in ISTI.
Chlcago,Sept.2S. Theeentcnnlal cele
bration of the founding of the city was
formally oponid, Saturday night, when
a ton or two of red fire powder was
burned on the street corners. In tho at
tempt to..Klvo a realistic imitation of
tno great Chicago lire in 1871.
Tho conflagration was not exactly
the htictess hoped for because of a
heavy storm which prevailed through
out the time set for the burning of the
red fire. The rain loll In torrents, the
wind blew bait a gale and nearly ev
erybody i;a.vo the man whoso business
It wan to feed the red fire, sought shel
ter Indoors. Between the high wind
which blew half his powder away, and
the ruin thatsr.aked the balance of It In
;!0 t.econds, the red fire man had dlfll
cultie:! of bin own. Notwithstanding
all this, however, a vast amount of
crimson blaze wan produced and tha
result was fairly satisfactory.
A large number of Indians, descend
anls of tribes that, formerly lived on
the present site of the city, are en
camped in Lincoln park', and will re
main throughout the celebration, which
In to lust, with Intervals of more or
less Inlensily, until Thursday night.
There are to be aquatic sports In Lin
coln park, a parade, receptions to old
Lottlors and banquets. The streets pro
lent a gala-day appearance, public
buildings and business bouses being
elaborately decorated with flags nnd
bunting, and many bearing plctoriul re
productions ol old Fort Deal born and
other historical buildings. Many
thousand guests have already arrived,
among them lid members of tho Cleve
land (O.) city council.
TO KIDNAP GOVERNOR'S CHILD
l :ililiMititlfl lltui Si-l.-n I. Mill- (ilil
nt I'lny In I'riiiil if Kti'i'iil'te
.MiiiimIoii ill l.liii'iiln. ill.
Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 2S. An attcmpl
was made last night to kidnap the
eight-year-old daughter of (low Mic
key. While four of the governor'.') children
were playing in front of the mansion
an unidentified man came along and
tried to carry tho oldest girl away.
The other children (dung to hh
clothes and screamed. The man wa
so badly frightened when lie saw
neighbors coming thai ho dropped the
child and ran.
Gov. Mickcv says that the warden
of the penitentiary, Mr. lieemer, re
ported to him twice that a kidnaping
attempt had been prophesied by con
victs. One convict said some time ago that
hitch a plan had been formed as a waj
of getting revenge upon the governol
for bis relusal to interfere when Will
iam I thou wan hanged last summer lo:
, convict who had been In the pirn
Fays a convict soon to lie released hue
been as-Igncil lo kidnap one of tin
hlldren to "teach the governor a les
i .Mini- In In MmiI- I'iiIII I'i-i 'ililrnt
illllll'lliex All Vl'KOlllllllMll rc
ut nil I'.nil.
Washington, Kept. 28. A special
agent for the I'anama Canal Co., whe
has been in Washington for ton days
in order to bo on baud If news of tbt
rat Ideal Ion of the canal treaty was ro
ceivrd from llogotn, returned to Now
York Saturday night. It is believer!
the canal lompnuy will not take un
action toward beginning work ou th
canal until after 1'n-sldent Koosovelt
has Indicated to the company that all
negotiations arc at an end.
So fears are cxpresM-d by the cana!
company agents that tho Nlcarnguan
route will over be used as a canal com
petition with tho Panama route. It Is
true that 11 the United Slates should
build tho (anal ou the more northern
route, all American boats would use It
but It W not believed It would bt
cho.n'ii by commerce.
Klr-rtitliiic the Ntntiilnril.
"So you are to have a high church wf
(linn? a-l: the friend or the honutcuut
dHiiifcl who U to become a midsummer
" Yc, Indeed," nhe arlinit.
"It fccmt to be quite the fat-hion now,"
y, tlio friend
"Jen. Hut p.ipa i determined that fnlno
hall be n liiR'ier church wedding than any
of the other."
"I thought that IiIrIi church mi hiRh
chinch, and that ended it."
"Hut papa l..u donated i nous?h money to
the cotigK'nallon to allow tlicni to build the
pire CO feet higher." N. Y. Tlibunc.
Clirnp Hit'tii-Nlun to tho Month.
On Oct. 20th the Kaiin.ii City .Southern
liy. (I'oit Aillmr Home) will inn a cheap
cxciii-moii fiom Kan.ai City and all Matiotij
m JllsMiiiri and K.nian to Lake Cl.nrltr.
hhtcveport, JJeaumont and l'oit Arthur,
the late for the lound trip Mill be $15.
limited to 21 da lrom date of Mile, roimI
lo ntrip over on goinn trip at all point en
loute, provided final destination is rcaehed
uinidc of 1.) day fiom date of kale. 'J'hii
exceptionally low late, Whether with lib
era! stopover privilenei allowed, Miould in
tine n KM nt ciowd, i-ipeeially in view of tin
fact that thin U the must delightful cea-on ol
the year to viiit the oiitliland. Similar low
rate will probably bo placed in ell'ett from
points noith and tact of Kansas City: Atk
jour ticket iim-iit.
Lvcry elloi-t will be made bv the Company
to tccuie the safety and comfort of it" n.i'
Hons. All inquiriei ii'lative tw (!eira!!
location- to vin'toi-other infonration will be
cheerfully fin iihIiciI. Addles- either S. C
Warner, (. . ,c T. A., I', li. Hoe.ler. T. 1'
& I. A or .1. II. Morrii, T. I. A,, Kantaj
"Do vou know atiytlimi; about Hirting':"
So, ' lie icphi-il f..idl). "I thought f did.
but when I Hied it, hanged if the g" I didn't
marry me." t'mcaj:o I'usi..
Half of wihIoiii is in bcn.g n'lent when you
fcave nothiiiif to eay. Kam Hutu.
PREPARING FOR CONGRESS
liiat riK-lliiiiK llim- lli-i'ii Ixii'Jil tc
IIn vi- llii-Ciinllol lliillillnw Itrndr
I'ur Hit- Hiiim-IhI .Hmali.il,
Wacblnston. Sept. 28. Superintend
ent Klllott Woods has been lustriictcd
to have tho capital building reudy fo
a session of congress November !).
Tbo iniprovitinenlii will bo ready. Th
house will have ii new green mid gold
carpet. There lira now 400 qesks foi
mombcrs In tho hall of the hoi.se. The
now membership Is :!So, nnd 15 extra
dcakh are supplied lo preserve '.ho sym
metry in the arrangement oi seat In
the seiul-cli( lo,
The tcuale cbamher will luvo tho
same green and sold floor covering aa
last ear The bouse sldo ontbliltiea
I :Ui veimtc lu linprovomcntt
THE NEXT MORKINQ I FEEL BRIGHT AND NEW
ANO Mf COMPLEXION IS BETTCn.
flje"' "rJ It f U ntl on tin 11011111011. Htm
n.l kl.lni-MnillaiilMnt Ui.iIItb. Tina drink It
;nido (rom lmrli. ani ! nrptred for uia M mUt m
hi. itiiEaiita --j.nno'a Tea" or
LANE'S FAMILY MEDICINE
n7- I.ttiii-'ii I'nmllr Ali-dlrlriB movra ttt
oowrla carh iluy. In order to l.i liuiili tbialf
Bwuurj. Aauruu, Uut. SUa, La llujr, N. Y.
W. L. DOUGLAS
3B & 3 SHOES made!
Yoa can tavo from $3 to $5 yearly by
wearing W. L. Bouglai $3.60 or 93 woo.
Ilioy equal thoso
that huvo boeii cimU
ing you from Sf.00
to 3.00. Tho lia.
inonso salo of W. Jj,
Doulai shoos proves
their superiority over
all other makes.
Mold by retail shoo
Look for nauio uud
prlro on liottom.
That DoukIh iiii. for.
onalolt proTM lliprn la
Talus In l)oul, ,hoc.
Corona m tha Miht
Our $4 Ollt CUae Una ennnotbe equalleJ at ana uric.
hlioea lir null, 85 ri-nU txlra. IltumraUd
Catalog free. W. L. UUldLAS, UrMaton, Haw.
STRAIGHT TO THE SPOT
Aching backs aro cased. Hip, back,
and loin pains overcome. Swelling of
the limbs, rheumatism, and dropsy signs
They correct urlno with brick-dust
Bcdimcnt, high colored, excessive, pain
in passing, diilibliug, frequency. Doan's
Kidney l'ills dissolve nnd remove calculi
nnd gravel. Relieve heart palpita
tion, sleeplessness, headache, nervous
ness. Ti:m, City, Ind. I received the free
trial of Doan's Kidney l'ills. They aro
splendid. I had an awful pain In my
back ; on taking tbo pills the pain left
mo right away nn.l I feel llku a new
man. Stephen fSehacfcr.
Mrs. Amur. Amiii:ws, II. V. 1). No, 1.
IlitomiKAi), Wis., writes : I received
the frco trial of Doan's Kidney l'ills with
much benefit. 31y little nephew was
millcring terribly with kidney trouble
from scarlet fever. Two doctors failed
to help him and ho finally went into
spasms. Ills father gave him Doan's
Kidney Pills ami from tho becond dose
the pain was less. lie began to gain
and is to-day n well boy, hU life saved by
Doan's Kidney l'ills.
ltuuni.Ks JIn.i.s, Ky. Ifccolvcd tho
frco trial of pills. They did mo great
good. I had bladder trouble, compelling
mo to get up often during night. Now
I sleep well ; no pain In neck of bladder;
pain in back is gone, ulso headache.
J.no. I,. IIlI.I..
for fr-A trial boc, null thin coupon to
Fonlur-Mllburiiro, llulolu, N. V. Haliov
ipoco N Iniufllrient, writ tuMrcan im aepa
mkuicai. aiivici: rnKia.
NEW RIVAL BLACK POWDER SHELLS.
It's the thoroughly modern and scientific system of load
ing and the use of onlv the best materials which make
Winchester Factory Loaded "New Rival" Shells give bet-
pattern, penetration ana more uniform results gener
ally than any other shells. The special paper and the Win
chester patent corrugated head used in making "New
Rival" shells give them strength to ritbstand reloading.
BE SURE TO GET WINCHESTER MAKE OF SHELLS.
Land still in
eiAcn or. Yttxow
tea tu av u aiuAau uuo
nut wu a
A. ATovcr Co. Boitoa, Mitt VSJl
wwa uujwlCb. i naun an
(JO of J
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TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, INDIAN TERRITORY
TIICIE ANO BACI AT LOW IATES
20CHICAQO SIS CINCINNATI
IS BT. LOUIS SIS KANSAS CITV
Frtaorllontt lain Irani laltroiidlala PaUll.
Slaattrt. Final Limit, NaT. II.
MISSOURI, KANSAS ATEXAS RY
Ask Netraat Ticket Asant
1 Or writ O. W. SMITH, N. P. A.,
I 310 Marquatta Bldn., Chlcaso, III.
AND FALLIHQ HAIR
(lrrtrt tUforry of lh tvif.
Mitlt. HMiitbjr itiallon iclLlor
tHh) otl money ordtr, Jairvnti
w ntatt 0vrywttr Writ
won rui lurm mtui titriilorjr.
A.Mr.s.JOII PL nu,
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lief anil fftftl'I'IVK-
l.v fiiiitKH i-n.r.M.
Vir frw fcjni.lo iMlrlrrwi
uiiH kuliiliuii. w York.
A Lama Trial Package i
A NEW SPf ClAtTY FOBWOMCN.
Inteculclunllncia la ItM koj
to wocaan'a health and vlk-of.
Indammallon, Nurrncu, I"cWlfl
Catanti cannot eilsl with II.
Faatlnn uaril ut at Tnclnitl doiwlw la
rsrrlutlim lu anliinnit rlcunalaa aai
bfcaaina puwi-r. It kill all dlaeaca gwroa.
In loral treatment ol Itruile I1UU li liiTaluabla.
lirali Inflammation arrl rnrra all dUcbargea,
Never fall to cure Tfatal Culairh.
Cuwa DlTetitlTe iieriplratlon ut arm pita uA fact,
Curoa Mora Throil, Hun Month anil Hole Kfea.
Aa at tooth powder nolhlac naiuatla It
UvmoTea Tartar, Hardens the (Jum ant whllcna
tha trath, makeaa bad breath awett and acnaabla.
I'liouaaDUauflpltrra rrom warn aeoaa
that It rath arewleateure br LetaevrrlitMai
irer dlaeuvrred. Wr have yet tm bear mi
the Srat caw It lulled ta care.
To proro all (kit ire will mall a larta trial paciaga
with book ol tnitructlona abaalutely free. Tula
li not a tlnr aaaipla, but enough to courl wa anrona.
At dmaglataaraeat aaetpold by na, om
The at. 1'aatoa Co.. Dept. M Daataa.MaMav
I PAY SPOT CASH FOR
litued to aoldlrra of anr war. Write roe at one.
a nana. ia. liivucit. nana ihucb. tJenTer.
I In creet railttr lr aala at the loacat srleea be
I A. I. KiUaaf teeeaaaw c., tit l..l at., at. UiU.
, for all Hevrla Marklata,
D ATI? M T Q -u-puxttbooic ritBs,
1 I bll I. V9 liluhntl rerreiioa
XnzailUAl It UO., Iloa i4.nUlnton. XXST
A. N. K.-H
tvnii.v tvnni.No to .tuvititTisicKa
leave atate that yoa taw the AtlarUe
aawat la tbla ,