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sees clae?, ni, catueday, tc2itaiiy 17, lsst. Fcica tnrg mm "T
k1 111 AVFDL EXPLOSION. I. PR,CC8T,!iBE0 I wuce haoh.3 record, j- . . - . -
U III I " mm IMt Darta tb f
Sj Monday, .
t Tuesday and
1 A G
. J Remnants and
:5 Per Cent Discount
j! from the Regular Rem
k' nant Trice.
5 Of all kinds will be
k placrd in the front part
7. f the store, and there
jjj you will find Hundreds
S Wash Goods
I At :s Tcr Cent Discount.
Wool Dress Goods
fcj At 25 Per Cent Discount.
ij Remnants of Silks,
Remnants of Ribbons,
: Remnants ftf I arp
Cor. Second and Brady
Steamplp on a German War
FCSTT4XZ KDELOWI TO SUITS,
' U CiMnmh linn lata lha
am Pin w 4 A Caa. la wklch
Kaa.Wr Mar. Tfcaa taa
waaadid Am.rkaa Liaer Paris
Mar MatMn at Saa aaa Ha ta rat
KlKL, Feb. 17. At Inst fnrtMlT
killed and a aeon of others badly in
J"a by tb explosion of a steampipe on
boanl tbe German man-of-war Branden
burg in this port. The accident accurred
While the Waihln WM tlt.t-.r-mli-- tnmnmA
draught trial near tbe government dry
im expionlon occurred without
Warning, and ofliccrs. marines and amilor.
were among the rictims. A large number
? victims, torn and mangled, were
thrown into the water and drowned be-
assistance could reach them.
EMact af the Esataatoa.
Other wm 1 tinwM i....- . v. i -.i
- - - - ........ .. . -1 1 u . n: Mia .uu in.
on the decks, where they lay dead or dying
in tbe midst of a mass of wreckage. The ef
fect of tbe explonion were only felt within
limited area, although the big war vowel
quivered under the Knock. and thaw in the
bow and atern quickly rushed to the as
sistance of tbe Injured. Owing to the
foreeof tbe ext-lm-lnn tha ilsa.l nuMiniuL
ed tbe injured, and the scene was aicken-
..H iu iw extreme. The easel presented
the appearance of a warship after a sangu
inary battle, and dead and wounded had
tbeir clothing nearly torn from their
ACCIDENT TO THE PARIS.
lag Oeae Kb, ami ftfca Jaaraeyed
aiiM Bark ta Ciiniti.a
Lnxnox. Feb. IT Tim Amiiran lina
steamer I'aria. Captain Handle, whkh
ailed Feb. 10 from Punthampton for New
atgniea lying at anchor off
Itortw's point at tha mtmm In Un n.
town harbtar. Shortly after daylight the
m MKnais toai ner ruiH-r was ata
bled. It was later learned that tbe faris
had Mot been ahla In i hr nulW t .11
and that alte bad aed ber twin screws as
steering apparatus on her return. Tbeae
chlent la reported to bar. occured when
.Mr unim was 1P nillCM KIM OI VUCPUS-
town. The Iaris has lihty-four lint and
IU arrond-claaa passepyrs.
Taa rarkk Caaaril Bilk
Lraim, Feb. 17 Tbe It says: At
the meeting at the residence of tha DuL.
of larroasbire tbe duke. and other peers
present agreed In tbe opinion that tbe
Oil., of Ltflla Ka.1 am t.m f- 1..
Mmdnteau to tbe parish council biU.
The Itake of Deronshire pronfcwd that he
won id communicate with Lined Salisbury
ea tha aubiaat. Uthar gentlemen at tbe
coafiiMii iiiid lsasdtamamawba.
peers Wcmst act eonsistently ta regard to
tbe employers' natality bill, and would
ttrmly support tha Karl of Dudley's ouo-tracting-out
Ioximx, Feb. 17. A dispatch to The
Standard from . raria, says: Tbe Itoths-
childs bank in this city is guarded by an
extra force of police as a result of the an
archist placards which are pnsted upon tbe
door of tbe bank announciug that a meet
ing of tbe sonet y would be held inside tbe
building and requesting brethren who
were skillful in tbe locksmith trade to
bring with them skeleton keys ami crow
bars in case of tbe safes being locked.
Thirteen KesMaaa Killed.
8t. IirrckDri!u, K-Ij. IT.-Two trains
collided near Jelan. in eastern Kusaia,
and thirteen prtson were killed.
ACCIDENT ATST. LOUIS.
Two Klcctrlc Cars t olllde and Three Vma
ptm An Hart.
8T. Illtt, Feb. 17. Iu a street car col
lUton three women were probably fatally
injured and a fourth passenger, a man,
bad his leg severely crushed. The collis
ion occurred at Grand avenue and Mor
gan street, where a west-bound suburban
electrir car, carrying thirteen imnsengem,
was struck squarely in the center by a
south-bound Lindell ehftric car, the
tracks crowing at that xint, and hurled
from ita tntcks, a mam of splintered
wood. The L4ndell car, which lur
ried twenty-two pnmenger was very
badly damaged and draileil Tlio
overtumeil car was so Irtilly wrecked thnt
it was with diflictilty the iwiii;itw were
taken nut. Hut forttiimtely all but two
escapnl with nothing hut scratches. These
two were Mrs. Mary Moouan, iftSi Clark
avenue, crushed anil bruised, with internal
injuries: pmloiliiy fatal; Mix Jennie
O'Kourke, Sixteenth street and t'lnrk ave
nue, taken out unconscious, internal in
juries, will probably die. In tbe Lindell
cars Mrs. Kmily Wilkinson was rut very
severely, but it is thought not fatally.
Xatlaaal Labor Holiday.
WasniMiT". Feb. K. Inquirii into
the eelvlirntion of Lalsir day ly the states
with a view of establishing a national hol
iday have I wen earned on this session by
the house committee on ktlsir through a
eun-ewmmitte of which Kepresentative
Ityaa of New York is tbe chairman. The
aub-rommittee has reported iu favor of set
ting apart tbe Brst Monday in September
aa a national holiday, it having been
found that this day is ol-rrved in nearly
all of the statea which have a laW day.
The report was approved by t lie comm.!
le and a Nil to carry It m eft-cf nil! t
repfr-M to the hole.
Nof' Mil !.. iMIerlm.
Valil.to., r'tl. i;.- Senator IJoar
baa latrodueed a bill iu the senate fur the
suppwssloB hateriea. It dr lines the
word "hatery." which b made to embrace
mines and gill enlrnarisea. Tbe bill makes
K fehaiy punishable l a line of ci.iiju
or two jwata imprisimmenl or both for any
penntt. tweaaaeiveot pronusea lottery, to
ell lottery ttcaet or uepiMt taem in the
mails wHhia the jnriadictMai of tbe Lniled
rHateaoran that they may be brought in
the Called States-
Sixty -eight Mary 8witfaa are atuuVnta
Qila Tear la fltwJUi eollegev Kcw York.
XEW YolIK. Fab. 17 Tla (V I.
their review of ti .k-. sea ami aa aaa
Thiahaa been a week of record breaking.
In wheat, in silver, la some forms of Iron
anu Keel, ConnelUville coke, and ia
WffI knOVTB entftnai Atlsrl fSmranlaaaa wwl. iL.
, xvuivh sguvuiaa w IPJ
wwent prices - known bav been made.
aJ la. l . .
grauiytng that foilare of im
portance have not resulted Whit.
especially affecting business prospects waa
aaeu at aaiiington tbe continued dis
cussion of reveniiesml mrt.--. .
and tbe uncertainty nmt.. .k.. i..
a constant unfavorable iufluence, and in-
uueren maaeta nave caused sudden
fluctuations in prices. Wheat at 0S-ti
cents is not only lower by 4H cents than
mgie aay last year, but lower
by 4 13-1 .cents than it had ever been In the
previous seventy-seven years.
A visible supply of over 7,OU0,0n0 bushels
Feb. 10. with sales anil Mn.in.. rn-. r. .
B - -. .,- tioiaj iim ma
continuing large, has completely deHtroved
faith in the oflicial reports of the yield last
year and caused enormous liquidation.
na recent abcrease in foreign demand hah
been an important factor. Corn and other
products fluctuated but little, though re
ceipts of corn wera linn Tha. .li-l..
covery in prices of iron products bos not
been maintained. 1
dined at Fittabnrgto10.'iSanl gray forge
e.i, ana steel unlets are sold below $lfl
there, while at Philadelphia most rolling
mill products are lower than ever.
The decline is tlis mom i,(i.-tt.v .
cause an increase in tbe demand ia re
ported, both in eastern and western mar
kets, especially in structural forms at tbe
west and here where several large build
ings are projected. Textile industries do
not seem to have ifiMt - .i-
week, for as many works have closed as
nave resuuieu work, and in woolen and
cotton maaufacture rather more. .
Failures for the snP I n :
tbe Cnited Mates against 1!7 last year,
ana in canaUa, againt J6 lost year.
Thouirh aeveraJ wen. nf
tbe aggregate of liabilities was apparently
wiowine weekly average for January.
For the week ended Feb. tbe liabilities
rroortefl wen. milv - nrii t&r U'it i. .
ly complete returns for January the ag-
HTvuntm oi iiaiiiiuiea in S.imi failures is
M.tH.C, of which ell.fiyi.HiC. was af
manufacturing and tlMlB.476 of tradimr
I ire at lNrtn.lt.
DrrootT. Feb. 17.-FUmes wen
ered fawning from the third story of tbe
wholesale drug ttouaeof Farrand.Williams
av-CUrk, .1- and 34 Woodward avenue.
Owing to huge snow drifts in the street
and tbe Is rue number of teller nh ui
trolley wires tbe fire depart ment was seri-
. . ... -
wuy oeiayeu in geiiing to work and the
flame ffmified - r ImmmIv
spread to tbe entire Ave stories. Tbe drug
firm estimate their loss on stock at lo,
, which is abjured for about 1-ii..
I'M on buiklin. KU.nw: insuran. a". .
lajarad by a file ttrivav.
a tais'inT. which was aussd bv boild-
ing coritrartors at the corner of. Connecti
cut and Common streets, three men were
injured, one of them fatally. Thomas
r ih.-li-.il . AfMnkh nr m i .. I ...-.. ..
temal injuries from tbe effects of which h
will die. Mike Hunch, engineer, bad a
Iwoken leg and was otherwise injured and
Krnest Kicker, loftman, sustained slight
injuries. The pile driver was top heavy.
Mrifcer. Attack 3ao-l atom Mea.
1 Ronton, O., Feb. 17. As the non-union
nippers were going to work in tbe Ilel
fout noil mill they were met by a crowd
of striker and a lively tight ensued. Tbe
strikers beat the non-union men and drove
them to their botnes at the points of re
volvers. Kigiit shots w.-rr fired. Two of
the strikers were arrested. Lrfiwery Fat-
rick bad bis head badly injured. Ax
bandles, clubs, revolvers and knives were
Fr-ad-rgast eta Violent.
ClUCAuo.Feb. 17. I "at rick Eugene Pren
dergast acted in a violent manner when
brought into Judge Hrentano'a courtroom
to bear the arguments of bis attornevs cm
a motion for a new trial. It required tbe
united efforts of two or three bailiffs to
keep him quiet, and even then his nerve
had been pitched to so high a tension that
lie could not be restrained from makiug
occasional mumblings in moaosyllablea.
Ueatltatioa at Barley, H'ia. -. ,
Milwaukee, Feb. 17. Colonel Boyle
and General Falk, who were sent to Hur
ley on a trip of investigation, have re
turned. The situation is a serious one,
they say, with no immediiite prospect of
betterment. After the present suppfy
runs out the people will have to care for
themselves, as the committee will have
nothiug with which to meet the de
mand.. Will Accept the Cut.
ST. PaCL, Feb. 17. Tbe engineer and
flnoien in the employ of the Great North
ern met here and decided to accept a 10
per cent, cut in wagea proposed by Presi
dent 11 ill, with a few modifications agree
able to the company. Tbe pay of the
conductors, brakemen and switchmen it
ia expected will also be reduced.
Orgaalsrd to Mahe Alr-Brakea.
ST. JLut'U, Feb. 17. The Duplex Im
proved Air-llrake company of East St.
Louis, Ills., has been formally incorporat
ed by the Illinois secretary of state, be
authorised capital being fJ,SO0,0u0. The
stockholders am well-known and wealthy
A cigar smoker, or a cigarette holder,
or a new or frcahty lmmed clay jiipe,
in point of safety ami cleanliness, in far
n-i or to putting rionth to w--d in
mukiii. sihI tie's e ind" i-utli ami
throat elM.lllil le tiloroiigiilv -eiieel
with water aficr every atnvke.
Hawaii baa about SO miles of railway
and 230 mi lea of telegraph lines, and
almost every dwelling auU buaineM
Immmo in Honolulu baa ita telejibone.
Tbe city also baa street railways and is
lighted by electricity.
A writer baa figured that of tbe 15.
143 iersma mentioned in " Appletoo n
Cyclopedia of American Biography"'
aaftumma in American bistoty
are college graduates.
Tba F-ia-k Aaarcklst Wko ttli
London, Feb. IT. Bourdih, the Frencb
ansrrlilst who waa blown almost to pieces
in Greenwich park through, it ia believed,
stumbling and falling upon a bottle of ex
plosive material which he carried in his
pocket, is said by tbe police to have coma
from Paris to London in 1888, and to have
worked here with his brother, a small
master tailor. He visited all the anarchist
clubs of this city and became imbued with
their opinions and met bods. In 1891 ha
went to tbe Cnited States and is said to
have been employed by a ladies' tailor es
tablishment in Detroit directed by a
Hebrew named Weilgard.
After leaving Detroit he returned to
Paris and from there came to this city.
He is said to have been a trusted organiser
of tbo anarchists and the police expressed
the opinion that Bourdin, when he met his
dcathwas on his way through Greenwich
park to the famous Greenwich observatory
with the intention oi Mowing up that in
stitution. Bourdin tuts been watched by
the police for some time past as it was be
lieved that he was contemplating some
desperate deed. Hie sister-in-law says
that Jtmuruin caiiea upon ner aud that
when slie playfully pushed him he ex
claimed: "For GoJta sake, don't push
THE M0B0CRACY IN FLORIDA.
A New Way ta Fight the Balldlng af a
Jacksonville, Feb. IT. Specials from
Titusville, Flu., iudieateaa alarming state
of affairs in the Indian river country. II.
M. Flagler is building a railroad to Lake
Wort h, which cuts through many of the
prettiest places on Indian 'river. There
has been much trouble afiout the light-of
way, property owners not thinking that
sufficient remuneration was allowed. So
bitter has become the feeling on the part
of the property ownenrthat thirty of tbcm
nave combined and placed dynamite along
the proposed route of tbe railroad thronsh
their binds, these bombs being placed so
Ihattbey will explode at tbe strike of a
spade. Signs warning all engineers have
been posted and tbe projicrty owners have
notified the railroad officials of the steps
taken to protect what they couecive to be
tbeir rights. Ibis action bas brnucht the
work on the railroad to a standstill for the
Hot SruiNns, Sl
j, Feb. 17. A convul
fcurred within a few
lA dense column of
iiiR from a rocky
sioa of nature t
miles of the city.
steam was seen i
point. It had a
smelL A portion ot ground about 9 feet
in diameter hod eavi-d in and the steam
was i .rriug from the bole, the depth of
whii h caiinot be determined. It also ap
peared that tbe earth fur many yards sur
rounding the hole eras a mere cruist, and
tbe theory is that some row or borsc must
have at Krst broken through.
naaes tbaf 'mat Survey.
WX-fft--, 17. KeprescntaUvo
Elliot:, of Tenue sLfn poxe a tilt against
the coast and geodetic survey. The ap
propriation for the survey in tbe last con
gress wss SKj.um.and t-JHO.Otui is asked
at this semlou. Kuloe is determined
that it shall not boj appropriated, or, at
east, on iv a pan oi it. Asked lor his
reason Mr. Kuloe replied: "it is absurd
to support a small army of iieople when
there is little if nnytlrinir for them to do.
The whole bureau ought to be aliolUhed."
Caaght smallpox tram llac. '
I)EfEl:t, Wis.. Feb. 17. The first case of
smallpox directly traceable to imported
rags lias developed . here. The victim is
Xiiss Willmi-tte, employed by tbe Shnttuck
c Haliruck 1'aiK-r mill. All of the KKJ
girl employes Wcreexioved to the con
Mrs. CoLtuna lirtter Look Out. i
PAnis, Feb. 17. lYince Colouna has
gone to Naples. Mail re Cortot, counsel
for the prince, say that Prince Colonua
was deU-riuined to regain possession of his
chUdren and that he will take the neces
sary steps to do so. ,'
Morten Hong d in IMgy.
OVA11A, Xeb., Feb. 1 7. Secretary of Ag
riculture J. Sterling Morton was linngixl
Iu elhgy at his home town, Nebraska City.
Tbe perpetrators are not known.
Tbey Parted as l .ual.
Considerable of a stir was experienced
in the Slate normal school in this city
recently. By a ircconcerted arrange
ment a large iiuiuber of -the lady stu
dents came to school with tbeir hair done
up on top of their bends in old fashioned
style. Some of the young men got wind
of what tbe girls were to do, and in a
spirit of miecbief xiearly all the boys
parted their bairin the middle before
entering the assembly room. The un
usual appearance oT both sexes caused
some laughter, and members of tbe
faculty present, fearing that discipline
would be destroyed, sent the young men
to the president's office, where they were
given tbe choice of leaving the school or
parting their hair an tbe side as usual.
Winona (Itfiiia.) Jitter.
atate OwaeeaMi af Telephoaes.
The proposed agreement between tbe
postoffice and the iNational Telephone
company, by which tbe former will own
all tbe trunk lines, has not yet been
signed, although it has been ready for
completion nearly sis months. Atten
tion will shortly be called to tbe subject
in tbe house of commons, and probably
the bouse will refuse to allow tbe ratifi
cation of tbe scheme and refer, to a select
.Hiin.m. e liif iiii ti-m whet iut ll? txel-
fli.-e or nuitiM ij.nl Ivwliex simil control
the ti'i-ilxti-- utiniiif.es of liie country.
Public opiuiua is eie..'dily growiug iu
favor of state ownership. Londou Oar.
New York Snn.
!--ltr Berlas at Baaaa.
Wealthy Merchant (at an evening
party Uentleuien, we will not aUow
this festive occasion to pass away with
out reuieiuberiug the four. In one of
my bouses there lives a poor cl.-rk
whom I Khali have to evict tomorrow
untess he can pay his arrears of rent by
then. Fritz, band at plate round.
Have the Kind of a Bargain Ring to Them that
Shrewd Ones Love to Hear.
$10.00 will Buy $20.00 Worth of Goods;
We have put on seperate tables all small
lots of suits and overcoats, and we offer
you the choice of the entire lot for
Not a suit or overcoat in the lot worth
less than $15.00. Come and see what
$10.oo will do tor you.
Dig Ctore. -
Boraed by Mnltea Metal.
Bmnsnono, Pa., Feb. 17. Four men
were frightfully burned at the Brooke Iron
works by a shower of liquid metal. The
victims are: Calvin Shetier, burned over
the entire liody and it is thought inhaled
flames from his burning clothes, his in
juries are regarded as fatal: James 1 less
er, burned on tbe face and hands; James
Potts, hair singed off aud bis legs roasted;
Flam Keeder, burned on the body and
hands. The four laborers were about to
open the furnace when tlie walls broke and
the fiery contents burst forth. When the
molten iron came in contact with the air
there were thousands of explosions.
Test's ienera Bridge BIU.
Washington, Teh. 17. The committee
on commerce has ordered a favorable re
port upon Vest's general bill providing
regulations for ll.v construction of bridges
across the Mississippi, Missouri and Illi
nois rivers. The bill authorizes the con
struction of bridges at any point on the
Missouri between its mouth and the mouth
of the James river; on the Mississippi be
t ween the mouth of the Minnesota river
and Southport, La., and on the Illinois
river between its mouth and the city of
Attacked by Chimiauweea.
New York, Feb. 1 7. Edward B. Goes,
keeper of Chiko and Johanna, chimpanzees
in the Central park arsenal, was attacked
by them and chewed and clawed so badly
t hat already tbe second finger of his right
haud and the great toe of his right foot
have been amputated at tbe hospital, and
it is feared t hat more fingers and toes may
have to be taken off. He may even lose
his life in case peritonitis should set in.
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TO Bt: WIUIMt-.
f v iw r .
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Our Purpose In
is to let everybody who buys clothing that's ail Man
kind here about know that our Baitings are in, and
that the finest ever displayed in the city. You are res
pectfolly Invited to call and see the latest in patterns
and styles, in fall and winter wear. -
J. B. ZHjIIIER;
Call and leave your order
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rrnTiouxn- cnacxtcn co,
Has the most replete line of new patterns in imported
and domestic suitings in the city.
1707 cec::3 ave:e.
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