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Goddess to be Painted
After Twenty Year of Neglect the Stitue or Liberty Is
to Mike Her Toilet.
Hotter dayn nro ahead of llarthol
dl'ii Statue of Liberty, which was re
reived with ho much ceremony from
Franco over 20 yearn ago. Since
th.it gala ilnv in 1680, when the fair
goddeHn In bronze received the plaud
IIh of the nation, and wuh the cen
ter of mlinlririK throngH, who Iihh
been neglected, Nothing han been
done lo May the lavaKCH of time, and
the corroding of the Hult-utccpcd air
of the upper buy, arid oh n renult, to
day Hlii! Ih a "perfect night," iih hIio
uutlouhtlly would exclaim, If en
dowed with Hpeech, and could nee her
Helf mirrored In the surface of the
Hut her dayn of poverty and neglect
are over, and now hh ward of the na
tion and Hperl.il charge of the war
department, Hhe Ih to bo taken In hand
and Hiirh toilet an befltH her Hlatlon
In life and her physical condltloiiH Ih
lo he given her. The report Ih that,
idie Ih lo he painted, and In thin
iiho uiidoiihtedly diHplayH a feminine
weakneHH, for when the tell-tale
markH of lime Intrude their unwcl
i oiiio preHi-nre, where Ih the woman
who Ih not. either to take refuse bo-
THE STATUE OF LIBERTY.
(Salt-Steeped Air Hat Corroded Badly the Great Bronze Figure.)
lilml the powder puff and the rouge
Hut ('apt. Ilurnell, who Ih In charge
of the Htatue, and under wIiohii hii
liervlHlon the work of icpnliitlng Ih
helm; done, dcnlcH that the outHlde
of the Htatue In to he painted, hut
says the Innlde may he routed with
Home light-colored iireHervatlve after
the niHt lutH been iicraped off.
It Ih only three yearH Mure the war
department wuh kIvi-ii control of the
Matue, and tip to the preuent year
the department hint been hampered In
Hh work by the lack of fundH. Hut
congress at ItH last hchhIoii camo to
the rescue with Ifi'J, 800 $;'.', K00 for
the renovation of the national goddenn
after 20 yearH of nriKleci.
Hut that there Ih a new era opening
tip for the goddeHH Ih certain, Juh
tlce Ih to bo done her at hint. (.'apt.
Ilurnell Ih very enlhiiHlaHtlc over the
outlook for the Improvement of Htatue
anil KroundH, which Ih a mutter ho
has had ut heart for a long time, and
In speaking of which he showed hl:i
"I have linen overwhelmed with lot
terH," Hitld he, "for hoiiio time jinst,
particularly since a rumor became
current that the Htatue wan to be
painted. Where OiIh orlKlnatrd I
don't know. I certainly have re
reived no official rommiinlcatlon a
jrt regarding the palntliiK of the
outside of the Htatue. The IiihIiIo cer
tainly will bo ncraM'd tn remove the
niHt and repainted with a HkIu colored
preservative that will protect the
walla of the atatuu and reflect the
light, makliiK the Interior easier to
Illuminate. The Dalits, which we
hope to Install by the first of next
year, will be aranle for their purpose.
I don't know Jimt how many there
will he, hut ahout one for every
turn of the utalrway, I think.
"The tmchllght will he Inereanul,
hoth hh lo nuinhur and power. An
IhlngH are now the power we aro
nhle to generate In the poHt power
hoiiKe Ih liiHiifllclcnt for our necdn,
hut one of the Improvement, hh you
Hee hy the hill, In a new Illuminating
plant. Of coiiihi:, the electric eleva
tor will In,- run hy the power fiom the
Kame Million, which will ho ample for
all the noeilti of the Inland.
That there Ih deHporalo need of
Mich appropilatlon Ih pnlnfully ap
parent to any one who taken the lit
tie iiteamer out to lledloe Inland and
j liiHpi.-etH the Htatue. The very Hplrlt
I of ruin hangn over the place. It
i moots one on the wharf whete the
, boat lanilii- for that matter It. Ih to
I he Been on the boat IIkoU before you
' land; It Ik In the walkH leading up
. lo the pedeMal, which are weather
j beaten and rotten plankn that give as
j the foot or hand IoucIich them. Tim
j old cannon on the facade of the fort
have not CHcapod, but are pocked
' marked hv the flying Hprny and In
rruiiteij Halt of the hay. Kven the
big ronciete bane or the Htatue him
come In for Ito iiharit of the general
fit la pi i at Ion and Ih marked by ureal
Mnr-Hliapcil neaniH and riackH allow
ing vividly agulnM the white wallH.
Mont unseemly of all Ih the Mute,
bordering nH It doeH on the danger
oiih, of the "lemixirary" Htalrway up
which one iiiiihI climb to the main en
trance of the pcdentnl. TIiIh Ih ol
wood, weather itcarrcd wood, patched
and Hhored In Innumerable placcH hy
the signal corpii iieople nlnre they
came Into power, and wan originally
put up for the purpomi of haiilciilng
the day when the Htatue could he
thrown open to the public. It wau
meruit for a week'K or a month'H uhu
ut the longest, but It ban Mood there
for the hiiHt part of 20 yearn.
There Ih unother phase of the mat
ter thai desorveH mention, the more
ho that no camera ran Klvo any Idea
of It. The Innlde of the monument
lu totally and abnolutely black. It li
ImpoHidble to nee the next Mep, and
one iniint "feel" oiio'h way durltiK the
entire ( limb, There are poHHlhly tru
or three lights, or the oil lamp variety,
hwiiiik between the crown chamber
In the head and the Hiindalled feut
which rent on the pedcntal. Nothing
more In the ahape of Illumination mivi
the tiny gleams of light that struggle
IhiotiKli pin IioIch In the bronze
platen of the Htatue llnelf, and do
but nerve to hIiow Hid darknesn. Ol
these lutter IioIch there ure fully C00
.lent what caused thene holes uo oni
hcoiiik to know, but the general onlti
Ion waa that they urn runt markH. At
they am on the Hide of the Htutue li
1 wuh Impossible to reach them un
1 exumlnu thorn carefully in order t
ascertain their character exactly,
HISSOOBI STATE NEWS I
Hearty At 109 Years.
Aim. Elizabeth Kox, whone hunband,
J. H. Kox, died eight yearn ngu, will
ho 109 yearn old If alio llren until Feb
ruary 1 1, 1907. Hhe In hall and hearty.
She liven at the homo of a married
daughter near Smllhton, I'cttl.s coun
ty. Hhe wan born In Jcffernon coun
ty, Kentucky. Sixty yearn ago Hhe
and her hunband came to MlHnourl
and willed lu l.ewln county, remain
Ini; there until afler the Civil war, when
they went lo I'i'UIh county. Kour of
her nix children are living. She him
one brother a year younger than her
nclf, who wan living In Canada the
hint time nhc heard from liltn. Short
ly after her marriage Mrn. Kox Joined
the Hapllnt rhuiih which Hhe attended
regularly, Mrn, Kox linn never worn
Would Bar the Unhealthy.
Dr. Kred V. I.ooh, member of tho
Mate board of ehurltleit, who Ih pre
paring a hill for the abolition of cap
ital iiuiilnlimenL to he presented lo
the next. legislature In aim at v'irlc
on a hill which will rcwilutlonl.c the
marriage ciihIoiii of thin Mate If It
become.') a law It will teipilro a
phynlelnn'n certlllci'te to be (lied with
the application for .i marriage llcctiho
Hhowlng the iipplicanl to be free from
luberculoHln, cancer and Insanity,
cither prevent or hereditary. Dr.
Imih Hinted that a very large percent
age of the ntalo'B ( hargcn In the In
na ne aKyliimn and other liinlltutlona
are directly traceable to the renult of
liiarrlagen conlrneied where one or
both of the pan lea are subject to
Apple Growers Urged to Hold Crop.
While the Ozark country will have
thin year one o( Hie largent apple
crops In hlnlory, frull glowers ol
tlicen eounly nay that prlcen will be
fully iih high iib they have been In
ten yearn, due to a Hhortage of the
yield In Ohio, New York, Virginia and
other npplc-giowlng ntaien. Specula
tniH are now trying lo force down the
prices of early applet hy telling hiuiiII
giowerH that there will be an overpio
ductlon In Hie eanl. Some npecuhttorM
have bought the entire product, of
Hinall giowcrn In thin county already
at 75 cents to $1 a ban el. S. A. Iluz
eltlne nald that In hla opinion apple')
will Hell foi ", lo $:i,r,0 a bariel next
winter and he advli-m all grower:) lo
hold their crop.
Butler Woman 100 Years Old.
MIhh Mary Catherine School-, who
liven a few miles noilh or Ilutler,
elebi.iieii her lOOlli annlvernay ten nl
ly at her home. She wan born In
IJailen. (icitnany, Augunl 17, 180(1, mil
moved in thin country In 18ns, AIjoiiI
70 relatives were piei-rnl at the cele
bration She ban living children,
grandchild i en, great -gr-mdrh lid ii'ii and
great-gieat-gianilchlldieii. Sh" In ipilto
ai'lthe y"l, and goen up and down
Malm Heveial tlmen a day without aid
New Members of Agricultural Board.
(!ov. Foil, made the following up-
polntmenln lerenlly of inemherH of
the Mate board of ngrlciiltuie to III!
vacancies In hi; hoard, canned by ox-
pliatloiiH or termn: l-lrnt congreii
hlonal illnlilil. W. II. Kobeii, of
Moiillrello, l-wln unility; Kniirlh I Im-
trlet, .lohu I.. (JhrlMlan, of Itorkport
Atehlpon conuty; .Seventh dlntrlet, N.
If. (ientiy, Sedalla, I'etlln eounly. and
Klghth dlntrht, V. C. Howell, of I'll-
man, Miller county.
A Boy Abducted by Showmwi
A wiirraul Ii.'ih been Innued al Sedalla
for the aniiHt of two men lonm-cted
wllh a clieii'i on the charge of having
ahdueted Waller Howard, II yearn old,
when Hie cIiciih left theie lerenlly,
lh) boy wan found lu llarrlnouvlllii
by MaiHhal DjivIh, of Clinton, and wan
ictiirucd lo hln home. The boy dc
nerlhed the men he naya ahducteil him,
mil im doe not know their iiuiuch,
Bales of Public Land,
The general land office han received
the n-jKiri o the olllrern In charge o
tho local land ofllce al Sprlnglleld, Mo.
the only laud ofllce icmalnlng In the
slate, for the lineal year ended .lutin
10 lam It hIiowh that l,7r.:i entrlcn
Acre made and (hat 101, 121. 87 ncren
of public land were dlnponcd of The
.ercli.tn of i ho ofllce were ll!i,7H.lG.
Had Been a Boy Himself.
A farmer near ('hlllleothe had a field
'it lueliiun which were nearly as largo
ih hevr l.fgu, with far nuperlor ion
entH, A day or two define they were
ripe the Hinall boy with a Jack-kuiro
iipeai(d and ruined every one of
hem. The farmer infused to prone
Mile ami tried lo nmlle at hln heart
jroaklng Ioiik, ' ,
Want Game Law Amended.
Thoi.e lutctested lu the Mhinourl
:ar.ie uw ihIvIhd thai die ai l he entire.
y over) wiled at the next m-phIoii of
he iiHHt-mbly nnd (lie nlr holcH plngsod
BUSINESS OUTLOOK BRIGHT
AUGUST SALES EXCEEDED ALL
RECORDS FOR THAT MONTH.
Business Failures Few In Number
Export! o' Wheat and Flour
New York, N. V. HrailMieet'u
myn: llelter weather and definite a
HiiranccH of large ciop yleldn Mlmulate
fall and winter buying, which Ih nc
parently at or clone to ItH zenith. Mont
leading marked! report biiyera present
In unprecedented numberH, and tho
volume of Augunt nalen exceedn all
recordn for that month, except, at a
few polntn where weather condltlonn
have been unpropltloun. SaleH of dry
goodB, clothing, hIioch, leather, hard
ware and other Iron and nlecl products
and lumber nro very large. The fall
Hprlng Hcanon In nlno apparently at it
height; forcen are working overlltno,
nnd tho rallrondn aio working to (holr
full copuclty, with a car famine pre
dicted for the not far dlntant future.
A mnaller movement or winter wheat
haB partly relieved the nlraln of that
cereal, and made for a llltlo inoro Mead
IneHH In pi Ice of Hint cereal, which,
howevor, han nagged nllghtly, as tho
feeling grown that nprlng, like winter
wheat, will prove a large ciop. Ho-
portn from abroad are of better than
earlier anticipated wheat cropn, which
Hoom likely to affect prlcen Mill fur
ther, hut It In lo he noted Ihnt export
nde In flour ha Improved and ex-
port8tend lo expand. The crop nllua.
Hon otherwise In very pioinlnlng. Tho
promlne of cooler weather makea for
Incrcaned ncllvlty In Iniliinlry. Ilio
Iron and aleel markeln are a little
(inleter, due mainly lo r.caiclty of aup-
pHoH rather than to weahenlnj; of de
mand, which an evidenced by advlccH
In pig lion, old material and home I'.n
Inhed llneit, In Mill very heavy.
HunlncHH failures In the fulled
StateH for the week ending Augunl .'10
number Kill, agalnnt Ifi.'i I.-ihI week, 101
In correnpondlng we"k of llor, 18f In
1D0t, K,2 in I'M', and i:::i In 1!)02. In
Canada falliircn for tho week number
14, hh agnt.int 10 lant week and 2," In
thin week a year ago.
Wheat, Including flour, cxpoitu from
the United Htaten and Canada for
week ending AugiiBt 30 are the largent
of any week thin yjar, aggregating fi,.
081,099 dunheln, agalnnt .'!,l'J(i,:71 lant
week, 1,-I2!,2.ri0 thin week lant year,
l.KOO.fil 1 In 1901 and -l,10(i,llM in 1901.
For Hie pant nine weelui of the fiscal
year the oxportn are z:i,2i)0,:i!m imihii-
oln, agalnnt. R,90i;.7ril In 190,"., I2,4f;4,-
CC2 lu 1901 and r19.IC7,7i"0 In 1901.
Corn oxportH for the week were HOI,.
401 dunhelij, agalnnt C.r,?,jA) lant week,
1.1 (i'.,370 a year ago and "I0,r.(;2 In
Gold Advances In London.
London. DliieountH wero
firmer, owing to the fuilher advance
of gold, the hank of Mnglnnd raining
the Helling price of Anieilean eaglen
to 7(i 8 'j, due to the utrong ilemand
fiom Atneilca, and the anticipation of
tin; 1'nlted States necuilng next week'H
arrivals of gold.
The Treasury Statement.
Wnnhliigton. I). ('. -Hlatement of
tin.1 ticanury balance of the general
fund, exclimlve of Hie $ir,0,000,000 gold
renerve, nhown: Available caMi bal
ance, $200,:!i;i,r,92; gold coin nnd bul
lion, 1 1 1 1 ,.r.7 1 ,.".08 ; gold cerllflcateH,
New York Dry Goods Market.
New York. The diy goodH
niaikil holdii Hteady tin to prlcen, hut
with a nllghtly IfHHcned trade an Hie
holiday ( Labor day I appioachcH. The
Jobbing trade lit active.
INDIGNATION IN JAPAN.
Vlcloila, II. C. The
er Tartar, from Japan and
brought uov.'ri that the killing
lupaiicso iioacheiH lu the raid
I'rlholorr inlaudn, han cauiiod
China, of llvo
Indignation In Japan, and the prenn In
devoting colutnim to Hie iIIhcuhhIoii of
Some or the vernacular pren ipiolo
nn unnamed Japaiiene i.eallug authori
ty an naylng:
"In I90I Fome AmericatiH prohibited
from neallni; under their own flag
Marled tho practice or poaching under
the .lapaiiene Hag, with Ih" annlntauco
of .InpancHO nealerH. Whether the
.Inpatient) who were killed or Imprln
oned were employed by Ameilcaun, or
were acting Independently, in Mill un
certain, acricrdlng lo Inventlgatlou In
view of tho uncertainly In Ihla point,
ami an lo other clrciimntancen, It In not
clear whether Hie killing of the Jap'
amiMi Hcalcm wan JuMlllnhle or not."
MADE TWO WORLD'S RECORDS.
The Mare Ecstatic Paced a Mile
2:01 and Another In 2:02.
lteadvllle, Mann. Tho clon
ing of the two weeku' .tiiiiiI ell cult
meeting rt the Nmw Kut'lMid breeders'
track raw two nsirc U'lrld'n irroiiU
entahllnliCil by Kciatlc, who icii.-cd tho
Hcroiid heat In Hitr llim! frco-lor-all In
and the th.bd III 2:(i2yk. Tho
lint In Idu f.it.tt-HL hy ,i i.enuid evuf
)iud by a pacing suuiu in a jute,
A HEALTHY0L9 AGE
OFTEN THE BEST PART OF LIFE
Help tot Women Paaalnr Tbroub
Changs of Llf
t'rorldcnco has allotUtl us each at
least seventy ycor in which to fulfill
ourmbwlon in life, ond It Ih ffcncrally
our own fault It we die prematurely.
Nervous cxliaiiKtlon Invlten di.icaso.
Thin Btatement i.s the ponltivc tn th
Vhcn everything bcconien n burden
and you cannot walk a few block with
out exersnivc fatigue, and yoti break
out into er.splrallon easily, und your
face flushcN, unil you grow excited and
shaky at the least provocation, and
you cannot bear to lie crossed In any
thing, you are in danger; your ncrven
have given out; you need building "P
at once 1 To build up wotnan'H ncrv
oiiH nyHtem nnd during the period of
change of life we know of no better
medicine than l.ydia E. Htiklinm's Veg
etable Compound. Here Ih an ll;un
tration. Mrn. Mary I. Koehne, 371
(iarfleld Avenue, Chicago. III., writes:
" I hnvn lined I.ydlii K. I'liikhoin'sVegrti'bl
Coinimnd for yenrs in rnv f n tn I ly niirt it
never dlvippolnli; M wlirti I felt Hint I wns
li taring tlmcliungn of life I rriiiiiiu-iiccd trrit-nn-iit.
with It. I look in nil about fix Ixittlm
nnd it did me n reat ileal of gixkl. It utonprd
my dlrzy SIN, imlnn In my dark mill fhn
lii-adnchns with which I had Hiihrcd tor
innntliH Morn taking the (Vinimund. I feci
Hint If it had not lieen for thin great, mrdlehie
for women that I Khotild not have Ih-cti nlwn
to-flay. HlKNplenilid for wnnicii.oldnryoun,
nnd will niirely cure all female disorder."
Mrs. I'lnkhain, dnnghtcr-ln-lati' of
I.ydla K. I'inkhnm, of T.ynn, Mobh , In
vltcn all hick and ailing women lo write
her for advice. Her great experience
Is at their service, free of cost.
Starch, like everything cine, la be
ing constantly Improved, tho patent
StarchcH put on the market 25 yoarH
ago nro very different, and Inferior lo
thone of the prenent day. In tho lat
ent discovery -Defiance Starch all In
JurlouH rhemlcaln are omitted, while
the addition of nnolher Ingredient, In
vented hy iih, given to the Starch a
Ktrenglh and HtnoollinenH never ap
proached hy other hiandn.
Sensible German Idea.
On continental rallwayn and tho
Ithlno HteamerH there ih no mincer
lancoiin Hcruinbllng for uiealH. ItiHtead
u nteward goen through the train or
boat and llntH the people who wain
to eat. Kaeh getH a number, and thin
Innurcs a neal without crowding or
New Life of John Sherman.
CongreHHinan Theodore K. Ilurton,
or Ohio, who wan In London an a
delegate lo tho Interparliamentary
union, ban written a life of John Sher
man, which will bo pulillnhed thlB
Persistent Anaemia Cured by Dr.
Williams' Pink Pills After Other
Remedlea Had Failed.
" When 1 began taking Dr. Willi'iimn'
Pink l'ills," Kiiyn Mih. Nathaniel Field,
of St. Alhiiiin, Homcrnct county, Maine,
"I wan the patent, inont bliKidlenn imthoii
you could imagine. My tonguo and
gnniH were colorlenn unil my llngern ami
cars wcru like wax. 1 had two doctor
nnd they pronounced my trouble, iiiurinln.
Iliad npelln of voiiiitiug, could not eat,
ill fact, did not dare to, I hail Mich din
treHH after eating. My stomach was filled
with gan whicli cuiihed tun awful agony.
The backache 1 sulTcrcd wan at timcn
almost unlirarableiiiiil the leant exertion
made my heart beat no fnnt that 1 could
hardly breathe, lint the worst of all was
the splitting neuralgia headache, which
never left me for seven weeks. AlxiutthiH
time I hud had Heveial numb hk-IIk. My
limbs would bo cold mid without any
feeling ami the most deathly seiiHutioiiH
would come over lue.
"Nothing had licltx-d inonnlll I begun
taking Dr.Williamii' l'iulc l'illn, in fact,
I had grown worso every day. After I
hail taken the pills a shoit time I could
see Hint they were Ixiiitdltiug mu nnd
one moiiiiug I iiwolcti entirely fire from
Imiu. The (lintrcns after eating disap.
M:ari(l ami in three wceltH I could rat
aiiyililug I wanted ami miller no iuciiii
veuieiiee, i iiIko nlejit Houiidly, I have
taken several boxen of tho pillnnnd liavu
gained in weight from K'0 lo 151 pounds
aim nm fH-rnsuiy wen now."
Dr. WilllaniM' l'inlc l'ills cure nninmiu
In-caiiKe they nclually make new blood.
Vnr rhciiiiKillsin, indigestion, neivoun
headaches mid ninny forms of wcukiirHs
they are lei'iiiiitiiendeil oven if oiiliunry
liiciliciiifslntvo failed. Tliey uie sold by
nllilrugglKlH, or will he sent pout paid, on
receipt of in ice, f0 cents per box, nix
Imxm for ii.to, by the Dr. AVilllamn
Modlciuo Compuuy, bcheucctiUJy, N. Y.