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TTIE DAILY BEE ; SATURDAY , 3TJ3HnTJAllY 20 , 1898.
LOOKING UP INDEMNITIES
Washington Officials Prepare for a Call on
MAY NOT RESORr TO FORCE OF ARMS
01 oiir > HrooniiM-imo for ( InMnlnc IHn-
UNter Mtuhl ll * ItreliliMl liitnii
to Avert Jhc * L'lii
WASHINGTON. Feb. 25. There Is reason
to hcllcvo thnt some ot the ofllclnls of the
administration have been looking up the sub
ject of Indemnities , so as to lay the founda
tion of a case , In the event It should bo de
cided to resort to that method of settlement
for the Maine explosion.
There arc a largo number of precedents
which will aid the authorities In shaping
their action In this direction when the facts
ere fully established. While none ot the
cases show the fearful less of life sustained
by the Maine explosion , yet they Include
many Instancra In which the United States
hail adopted energetic measures to secure
redress for the killing ot American citizens
In foreign countries. In a general way these
methods of redtros have Included demands
for Indemnity , proclamations excluding the
war iihlpa of the offending nation from our
harbors , display of force , iionlntercourso ,
withdrawal of our minister , reprisal rcid
blockade. Some of these steps border very
cloaely on war , although they arc regarded
as the movements Just preliminary to actual
hostilities , and a/s amounting to a threat
that force will follow If reparation Is not
CASD MICE THE MAINE.
The capo of the Waterwlch Is considered
to bo the most annloqoue to that of the
Maine , should It bo established that the
Malno disaster was not the rtmilt of acci
dent. The Wntorwkh was a United States
8hlp engaged In 1855 Ilk surveying the en-
trnnre to ono of the rivers of Paraguay.
"Without warning , and by orders of Prcoldcut
Lopez of Paraguay , a force of troops opened
lire on \\aterwlcb , killing the mail at
the helm and wouullng othcio.
Intci.ee feeling was aroused In thCj United
StJtey when thu facts became known. The
president leportcd the facts to congress and
in his mesvsagp asked authority to make a
demonstration of force which would uisurc
tiiiltnlilo redress. In respond to this con
gress authorized him to "ust ! uuch force as
Is necessary" to secure ample reparation.
Accordingly , an armed lcot ! was hastily as
sembled on a bjalo : which was regarded as
renmrkablo for those days. The expedition
Included nineteen armed ships , twenty-five
heavy guns and 2,500 pallors and marine. ) .
Accompanying this formidable outllt were
civilian plenipotentiaries prepaied to make
the demands of the government and then
enforce them by calling on thu armed ships.
The expedition inadu a formidable show
ing In South American waters and Pic.sl-
( lent Lopez's government was awed into
coirplcto subjection by Its presence. The
American commissioners and naval olllcers
were received ut Ascension with much
honor and every reparation within the
power of the republic Was given , This In
cluded un abject apology , a sweeping dis
avowal ami $10,000-for the sufferers from
the outrage. As the republic was willing to
grant full reparation the naval expedition
did not exert thu force it was prepared to
iwo In cas o a refusal had been offered.
When the facts of the expedition were re
ported to the American congress the presi
dent -stated that the dispatch of this formid
able nival ik-et had had a salutary Influ
ence throughout the world and had con
vinced foreign nations that the United
States would protect the llvoy of Us citizens
with all the force at Its command.
The case of the firing on the United States
ahlp Cheiapeake by tbc British ship Leop-
'ard Is another case affording a precedent
as to thu government's mode of action. The
Chesapeake was proceeding to sea when it
% \aa hallod by the commander of the Leop
ard with a demand that Uritlsh deserters ,
t > ald to be in the hold of tha Chesapeake , be
ti.irrendered. The American commander ic-
fuscd to comply , whereupon the Leopard
'llrbt fired a shot across the bow of the
Chesapeake and followed this with two
broadsides. The American commander wot1
bovercly wounded , three sailors were killed
outright and many were wounded. Itelng
unprepared for action , It being a time of
peace , the American commander hauled
down his colors and surrendered.
CAUSES OUEAT EXCITEMENT.
Tremendous excitement prevailed In the
United SUtes over the outrage. President
Madl on speedily Issued a proclamation ex
cluding from American ports all Drltlsh war
Hhlps. Ho also caused energetic protests
and demands to bo presented nt London.
The Drltlbli authorities promptly disavowed
the action , recalled the admiral under whom
the outrage had been perpetrated , and
without request tendered Indemnity.sulilclent
to support the wives and families of all those
who had < bccn killed and wounded.
In a later case the American ship" " Promo-
thus was fired upon In the harbor of Orey-
town. The ship had declined to pay exces
sive port charges Imposed 'by ' the king of the
M ( qiilto country , then controlling the coun
try under a HrltU'h protectorate. The king
called on the Drltlah war ship i\-prcss to
tiufltaln his demands , and the Express
promptly flout a broadside into the Prome-
thus. There wore no persons killed , but th ?
United States made n pnmpt donund for
reparation , The Drltlsh gavoinment gave
this In the fullest manner and without qucs-
tlon , disavowing the act and condemning
the olllcer of the Express.
Dlnpbys of force weio resorted to by the
United States In 1833 agilnat Japan , and In
1S5S against Java , In the case of Japan ,
American sallorn had been severely handled
In Japanese ports , nd the native courts
failed to glvo adequate rodrers , A naval ex
pedition was sent to Japanec ? waters , and
this had the effect of oocurlng the fullest
apology , and also an ngicenicut by which
every protection was guaranteed to American
citizens and property In Japan ,
In the case of Java the secretary of the
navy sent a largo naval force to the waters
of Java to demand that the native trial
courts should glvo the fullest protection to
Americans , The expedition was , successful
In Its purpose and all the assurances desired
In 1S1D EOVCII Americans were killed and
about sixty \\oro wounded whllo they were
( being detained In the Urltlsh prison at Dart-
moor , This was brought on by a clamor for
rations , which was resisted by the prison
gimd. The United Slated demanded an ex
planation and suitable icpiratlon and the
prltlsh government complied by an Indem
nity for the support ot the families Of those
killed and wounded ,
There are quite n number of recent cases.
Is the eonson for now Ilfo In nature ,
now vigor in our physical systems.
As thu fresh sap carries Ilfo into the
( rocs , so our blood should glvo us
renewed strength and vigor. In
Us impure state it cannot do this ,
and the aid qf Hood's Sarsaparilla
is imperatively needed.
It will purify , vitalize and enrich the
blood , and with this solid , correct
foundation , it will build up good
health , create u good appetite , tone
your stoumcli and digestive organs ,
strengthen your norvca and over
come or pi-event that tired feeling1.
This him been the experience of thou
sands. It will bo yours if you take
A in o r I o a' a
Sarsaparilla Greatest Modi.
cine. Bold by all druggliU. l.
I-tver lllsl " to
Plllc - "SX
JrJllS take , easy to ppenitc/sso.
the latest being thnt of the German occupa
tion of Kino Chau for the outrages com
mitted by Chinese on German missionaries.
In that case the German government ac
quired as Indemnity a largo portion ot
Chlncjo territory , as wpJl us ono of the most
valuable strategic ports ot China.
PAY MONUY TO ITALIANS.
The principle of money Indemnity for the
killing of foreigners has been recognized In
evernl recent cases In the United States.
One of these was the killing ot Italians ut
Now Orleans toy n mob. In that case , whllo
the United States did not admit the re
sponsibility of the federal government for
the act of a mob , yet Indemnity was paid out
of thu federal treasury as a matter of Inter
national comity and equity. Similar action
was taken In Indemnifying China for Its
subjects killed at Rock Spring.
In the case of the Vlrglnlus a largo money
Indemnity was paid. 'Demands ' by the United
States are now pending against Turkey for
the burning of American missionaries' prop
erty In Turkey during the Armenian out
break. There arc many Individual claims
agnln l I'paln , Including the Kulz case and
thnt of Dr. Delgado , n.ow pending.
President iHtichalianadopted the procedure
of reprisal In 1859. This Is n measure just
short of war. Mexico was charged at that
tlmo with assenting to spoliation along the
United States border. President Uuchanan
asked congress for authority to send a mili
tary force to secure Indemnity , as diplo
matic negotiations had failed to bring rc-
rlrcss from Mexico. This course was adopted
by congress , nnd the preparations for the
military reprisal soon brought about a satis
Nonlntercourse with Grcnt Ilrltaln was
ono ct the measures adopted In 1809 , by what
Is known -an the noiiliitercoiir.se act , as a
means of stopping associations which up to
that time had Involved many complications
aud hnrazsmcnts. Kmbargos have also
been resorted to ns a measure of offense
against foreign nations , chort of war , the
purpose being to prevent the shipping of
supplies needed by the offending nation ,
KK.S'lOmC TlTn COAI.fsfS STATIONS.
It N Snlil Hie finvcrmiicut HUM Coii-
lrnct > il for IirKi ; < < lmmlltlrn.
PITTgnunO , Pa. . Feb. 23. The Post to
morrow will eay that It was
learned today In Plttsbiirg through
an cfflcor of ono of the largest coal corpora
tions doing bustacis In this district that the
Naxy department had closed contracts with
the Incorporated firm of Gnutncr , Curoaii &
ntillltt of Philadelphia for the delivery at
Key West , Sand Keys , Dry Tortugas , Savan
nah , Charleston and Portress Monroe of 250-
000 tons of Pocahontas ccal nnd with the
Hbodos & ftelillor Coal compiny of Cleveland
for the delivery of 50,000 tons of the Goshcn
coal of that company.
The stipulations of the contracts just
placed nre that the coal sn ordered shall bo
delivered at the designated coaling stations
as soon as It Is possible to do so , and that
the utmost secrecy bo observed about the
In carrying out these contracts the rail
roads play n mcst prominent part , and for
the purpose of moving everything as expcdl-
tlwly as possiblp. President M. K. Ingalla of
the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad , Receiver
Oscar G. Murray of the Ilaltlmoro & Ohio
railroad and General .Manager L. P. Loree
of the Pennsylvania inilroad went to Wash
ington last week and consulted with Secretary -
rotary Long of the Navy and Assistant Sec
retary Gcorgo D. Mclklojohn of the " \Var
dcpaitmcmn on the matter. Contracts and
all airangemontti for the rapid handling and
shipping of the coal wcro made , nnd the
gcvernment , it is undcrotood , la to g > ay a
bonus to both the coal minors nnd the mil-
roads If the 300,000 tons were delivered
within a specified time.
HUMES THU UXI&TUNCI3 OF MIMJS.
Si * n or ilu Iloso CotiNliIrrK Tills Charge
nil Insult lo iSpjiIn.
WASHINGTON. Peb , 25. In view of the
report that the harbor of Havana contained
a system of submarine mines , ' n statement
aroimd which hns centered the chief public
Interest In connection with the battleship
Maine , Senor du Bosc , Spinlsh charge d'af
faires at Washington , makes this statement ,
\ihlch , coming from such authority , may bo
considered aa nci odlcial denial :
I wlah to stnte on my own olllclal knowl
edge thnt no mine exists Inside or out-
Mde of Ilavnnn harbor , nor Is there nny
. submarine defense of any kind. Tno report
la no absolutely false anil ildlculous that
it could only have orlginati'd In the minds
of those pei-hona anxious to excite the nngry
p.iaslon.-i ot both nations for their own mis-
i r.iblo ends. I consider the consideration
of such u thins nn insult to Spain.
iumus CA.vxo'i * xo\v UK KXHUMKD.
TIuiHi * Ililrli-il In Culm "Mil-it lloinalii
Tlii-ic Five Yours.
WASHINGTON , Peb. 23. The friends of
the victim. ! of ttie 'Maine disaster have dis
covered that they cannot have their bodies
brought to this country In cases where they
have already been Interred. This Is duo
to the fact that the Spanish laws forbid the
exhumation of corpses until the expiration
of the period of live years after burial. The
prohibition had Ha origin In the fear of
Infection from contagious diseases. Some
applications have already been made to have
bodies brought to the United States by .prl-
vnto Individuals and they have encountered
thlij obstacle. Whether an effort will be
made to have It removed Is not apparent.
C.ri'llt n\t-lti > iuoiil In .AIrA Ico.
CITY OP MEXICO. Peb. 23. Icitenso ex-
rltemcnt prevails hero over the probability
of a rupture between the United States nnd
Spain. In case of a war the police would
have their bands full In preventing col
lisions , aa there are many Spanish nnd
American reslJcnts bore , &omo of whom are
likely to pick a quarrel.
I.t-iivt-M foilliiviinn. .
BO'STCN , Feb. 2. . The wrecking tits
Underwriter left for New York and Havana
tonight. 'Diver ' Michael Sullivan left on the
tug. The tug also took out two powerful
wrecking pumps and two boilers ,
l.'IOIIT OV13JI SDMK Kit UK TICICI2TS
Alba lliiyivooil .ShuolN Ilic Maiuifri' of
an OpiTii HOIIHI- ,
ST. LOUIS , Peb. M. A rpeciol to the llo-
puhllo from LonRviow , Tex. , says : A dcs-
perato shooting occurred last night between
Alba Heywood , the manager of the Hoy-
wood Opera company , and P , T. Pegurs , the
opera hoiiEo manager nt this place. Doth
are seriously It not fatally wounded.
The dllllculty occurred over free tlcketa
for Mr. Pegues' family. Heywood was
struck twice by Pcsues. Hoywood shot
rogues jour limes , rogues pays no re
ceived the four wounds before IK * shot at
Heywood. Ho emptied his pistol , after fol
lowing Heywood Into the street , ono shot
paislng through I Icy wood's right lung.
Pegutij walked sovcial yards before as
sistance camo. It was found that hlu
clothes were on lire , Iloywood walked two
blocks before ho fell nnd then talked In a
jostlnt ; manner 'to ' those who supported him.
l.rvy mi tin * llnji'M lliimrhtiMiil.
FUI3MONT , O. . Peb. 25. The homestead
of the Into ex-Pri-sldent II. H. Hayes , known
ns Spiegel Grove , , wns levied upon by the
county sheriff to satisfy n Judgment ob
tained In common pleas court for V > ,000
ilaimiKCs nwnnlod Mra. Addle M , Smith of
this city. Mrs , Smith was given a judgment
for Injuries received In runawHy caused
by-u dog owned by 110 Hayes re lute. The
coala amount to ? J.Oli. ;
\Vnrlied A . . > fnnu Simily Ilnolc.
NRW YOHK , Peb. 2J.-Tho captnln of
the steamer Strnthuy , which Is lying In the
lower bay nwnltlni ; orders , left his vessel
In n small boat thin forenoon , to go to the
telfRraph otllco ut Sandy Hook , but wan
not ullovvt'il to lain ) , under ordom of Colonel
LuJlow , commandant there , prohibiting
niiyona landing- Sandy Hook without his
.Movriiicnln of Oi-i-nii Vi-xNcU , Krli , 1IB.
At Movlllo S.'llcd-Kthloplu , for New-
At Liverpool Arrived Drltannlc , from
At New York Arrived Hremcrhaven , from
At Naples-Sallea-ICalscr WUhelm II , for
At Hamburg Arrived Palatlafrom Now
At Hotterdam Arrived Spaarndam , from
At London , Arrived Mississippi , from Ken
GIVES MONEY FOR HARBORS
Sundry Oivil Bill Domes in for Several
Bitter Attacks ,
COMMITTEE CHARGED WITH FAVORITISM
Cnurno of < lie Debute liPiivm Hie Ini-
lireNtlnti Hi it I There Will Ho No
Hirer mill Hurl.or Hill
lit Til In Session.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 23. A long and
Eomewliat exciting debate over tbo question
of river and harbor appropriations was pre
cipitated la the house today during the con
sideration of the sundry civil aproprlatlon
bill , It was practically agreed by oil these
who participated that there would be be no
river ciul harbor bill at thin session of con
gress , and this led Mr. Moody ( rep. , Mass. )
to attack the contract Items carried In the
sundry civil bill. He selected na appropria
tion of $15,000 for llockland , Me. , and his
remarks In denunciation ot what he termed
favoritism approached the sensational.
Mr. Dlngloy denied that ho ever suggested
the appropriation to the committee on ap
propriations , or to any member of the com
It was Intimated that there was a plan to
defeat all the provisions of the bill , so as
to force the river mid harbor bill , but this
woa not borne out by the vote on the amend
ment on which the debate rested.
Mr , Herry ( dcin. , Ky. ) succeeded In se
curing the adoption of an amendment In
creasing the appropriation for the Kentucky
river from ? 150,000 to $350,000.
Only four pages of the bill were disposed
The senate amendments to the army ap
propriation bill wcro agreed to without de
Quite a dpbato developed on a motion
to strike out the appropriation of $133,000 for
work at Oakland , Cal. , Its opponents alleging
that no contract had yet been made for the
work and assorting that a river and harbor
bill was to 'be ' suppressed and a favored few
given appropriations In the sundry civil bill.
ATTACKS Jill. DINGLEY.
Mr. Moore ( rep. , Mass. ) made a sensational
attack upon a provision In the sundry bill of
? 1CO,000 for Uockland , Mo. , harbor , which Is In
Mr. nlngley's district. He cattl ho was willIng -
Ing to submit to economy and to high lead
ership , but for ono he rebelled against the
leidorshlp that gave nn appropriation to
Uockland , Mo , an Insignificant port that
could bo burled In lloston harbor.
Mr. Grcsvenor Crep. , O. ) , attacked the ap
propriation and declared If the house al
lowed these river and harbor Items to go
Into the sundry civil bill there would/bo no
liver and harbor bill. He was amazed , he
said , at the action of the appropriations com
mittee , and Instated that all the members
should bo on an equality.
Mr. Cannon replied to the attack , declar
ing that eoino of the most vicious river and
harbor Items ever reported came from the
committee when ho ( Gosvcnor ) was a mem
ber of It. Ho said that from 25 to 33 per
cent of the motley appropriated by a bill ho
helped to report had been worse than thrown
Mr. Dlngloy answered the personal attack
made upon him. Tha Rockland Improvement
ho said was not simply an improvement. It
Included provision for a breakwater and a
harbor of refuge Just such another as was
being built at Sandy Bay In Mr. Moody's dis
trict , and on which $30,000 hod been spent.
Ho Indignantly repudiated the Intimation
that he had over suggested or Intimated that
this appropriation should bo made In this
bill. Ho presumed It had been made on the
recommendations ot the corps of engineers ,
in the public Interest.
Mr. Catchings ( dem. , Miss. ) , defended the
action of the appropriations committee.
The Oakland harbor appropriation re
mained In the bill by a vote of US to 1C.
When the Item appropriating $400,000 for
San IVdro , Cal. , was reached there was some
debate , in the counso of which Mr. Cooper
( rep. , WIs. ) reviewed the whole history of
the protracted contest between San Pedro
and Santa Monica , characterizing It as the
most astounding cLapter In our legislative
hhtory. If there was tnythliig la the bill
that ought to < paEs , he salcf , It wa thla. The
Item pcsacd without amendment.
An uraucce fiful effort was made to secure
consideration of the bill passed by the senate
for two additional regiments of artillery , but
on objection of Mr. Cox ( dem. , Tex. ) It went
An amendment approprlat'tig $130,000 for
Ynqulua flay , Ore. , was pending when the
house , at 5 o'clock , reccused until S o'clock ,
the evening session being devoted to private
Vice 1'ro-il.It'iitM fit-nvriil of
of AiiK-rlt-nn Iti-voliiUiiii.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 23. There was a
feeling of satisfaction and relief among the
Daughters of the American Revolution today
that the exciting scenes of election were over.
Mre. Rose Drackett , the first vice president
general , presided , the audience Bang
"America , " Mra. Stakley , the chaplain gen
eral , offered prayer and Mrs. C. W. Krcso of
Locklwven , I'a. rendeied the "SMr Spangled
Banner. " Mrs. Mary V , Cabell was elected
honorary vice president general and Mrs.
Stevenson , the retiring president genera' ' ,
was elected honccary president general.
TUo result of the counting of the ballots
cast for vleo presidents geneiol , which was
not completed until 3 o'clock tdls morning ,
ohows the following to 1'avo been elected to
that ofllco : Mrs. R. A. Alger , Michigan ;
Mra. Sperry , Connecticut ; Mra. John M
Tburston , Nebraska ; Mrs. Toplln , DHtrlct of
Columbia ; Mrs. Mark Hanna , Ohio ; Mrs.
Shlppen , Now Jersey ; Mrs , Pryo , Malno ;
Mrs. Jewett. Illinois ; Mrs. Howard , Vliglnla ;
Dr. Anita McGeo. District of Columbia ; Mrs.
Colton , California ; Miss Temple , Tennessee ;
a. Fairbanks , Indiana ; Miss Fcreythe , New
York ; Mrs , Abncr Hooper , District of Colum
bia ; Mrs. O'Neill , District ot Columbia ; Miss
Doming , District of Columbia ; Mra. Goodloe ,
District of Columbia ; Mrs. Main , District of
Columblu , nad Mrs. Angus Cameron , Penn
Mrs , Waltvarth read the report of the com-
mltteo on the National university , the pro
posed founding of which was iiuggested by
George Washington , and considerable tlmo
was consumed In a discussion of Us recom
DISCUSS AMI. < ; < > ll MUTT'S HHiHT.S.
O | | > niiinlH lo HIM AdlillMHliiii ( o tin
Si-untc Have an Inning.
WASHINGTON , Peb. 25. Hon. Henry W
Corbott'3 light to a eeat from Oregon was
under dlscuralcia In the eennte four hours ol
today , Senator Spooner concluded the spesoli
which he began yesterday Ir. favor of Mr ,
Corbett , and was followed by Mr , Teller ,
Mr. Teller upoko In support of the resolu
tion presented by a majority of the commit'
UK ! , and declared his Intention to stand In
thl.i case by the declaim reached by the
donate In the Mantle case In 1S93.
Mr , Alien maintained that In vlow of pre
cedents , which he cited , the fact waj estab
lished that after the legislature had been In
scission and had failed to elect the governor
had no right to appoint.
Mr , Turnuy of Washington followed In an
extended and carefully prepared speech In
favor of eeatlng Mr. Corbett.
Mr. Turley of Tennessee , a member ot the
committee on privileges and elections , Bald
the vluwa ho hold would compel him to sup
port thu majority against seating Mr. Cor
A bill permitting the building of a dam
between Coon Ilaplda and the north limits
of Minneapolis ncrosa the MltdUstopl river
was passed ,
Early In the session an attempt was uiado
to ict up the Alaskan bill , but It failed.
At E:16 : p. in. the senate went Into execu
tive ecEolon , and at 5:25 : adjourned.
Iouir mill Short Until.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 25 , The Jr ter tate
Commerce commission today Issued an order
relieving the United Slatrs Macs by suspend
ing tha long and abort haul clauao of the act
upon pataenger traffic between all points on
their linen where they are In competition
with the Canadian Pacific railroad ana Its
ccaaectloiui , but prohibited the United State *
Uuu from charging lower rates than from
fai i i
time1 to tlmo-nrr .mado br the Canadian Pa
cific rallwny. eWratclf or with Its connec
KA VOII l > STilASI2 ( } < I A UT I Ii M3H V.
All lint One af-Hoimo Committee Snp-
liort tin11111. .
WASIUNGT N Feb. 25. There was only
ono vote In tli.o house committee on military
affairs today 'rig'alnit favorably reporting the
senate bill prdv'Idlng for two additional
regiments ot artillery. It was delivered by
Jlr. Cox ( dem. , Tenn , ) . There was an
Informal discussion of the necessity of
these two additional regiments to man the
coast defenses of the country , and some gen
eral opposition was expressed by Mr. Cox
to Increasing the army. He contended that
In the event of war the volunteers could man
these guns. Ho also expressed the opinion
that reporting this bill , which has been be
fore congress for several years , at this
particular time might bo misunderstood by
the country. Ho thought It might bo con
strued as a direct action .by congress In
preparation for war. On the other hand It
was contended by these who declared that
they did not believe that war was Imminent
that refusal to report the hill might also bo
misconstrued. The sentiment In the com
mittee , however , was overwhelmingly for
the two additional regiments to properly
man guns which are 'being ' erected along the
AptiolnlMicufn | > j- tinI'rcHlilont. .
WASHINGTON , Feb. 25. The president
toJay sent the followng nominations to the
Charles J. Hatibert , to be marshal of the
United States for eastern district of Now
York ; John Grant , marshal eastern district
War Colrnel Henry C. Corbln , to bo adju-
Urit general with rank of brigadier general.
Treasury To bo collectors of customs1
MMM Dillon , for the district of Paso del
Norto , Tex. ; James J. Haynes , district of
Corpus Chrlstl , Tex.
John A. Cotter of Texas * supervising Inspector
specter of steam vessels for the Tenth dis
trict ; Webster Flanagan , collector of Internal
revenue for the Third district of Tcxna.
State James U. Mllner of Indiana , consul
at Calais , . France.
Interior leanc W. Garrett , receiver or pub- '
He moneys , HoUse , Idaho.
Postmasters Illinois. W. K. Hull , Pcorla ;
Texas , William M. O'Lcary , Dallas ; Robert
F. Campbell , El Paso ; George G. Clifford ,
Iteeel | > tf4 from 1'iilillc I/niiili.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 25. Commissioner
Hermann of the gereral land olllco has sent
to Senator Pettlgcov of South Dakota , who
Is Interested In the free homestead amend
ment to the Indian appropriation bill , a
letter giving some statistics concerning the
receipts from the sale of public lands dur
ing the ton years ended Juno 30 last. It
shows that the cash sales of such lauds
for the porljd referred to amounted to $10-
9S7.7S2. In addition to the above $3,458,7-15
was recelvcJ In trust for the Indians from
the sale of lauds ceded by them. The re
ceipts from fees and commissions paid on
entries and filings and from fees for reduc
ing testimony to writing wcro $10,123,538.
The expense incidental to the disposal of
public lands durlnt the eamo period amounted
to $ G,910,13G. ' (
Complete file Doeli at Colon.
WASHINGTQN , Feb. 23. Consular Cleik
Murphy reports to the State department ,
under date ot Colon , February S , the comple
tion ot La 73oji dock , the Paclllc terminus of
the Panama canal. Ho says that as the
tides run twctityjflve feet there the value
of the wcrk Is yet to be demonstrated. At
low tide thf ttiort ? Is exposed for a mile out
to sea , and as to whether or not vessels
will use tbp doik tlmo will alone prove
The officer says that If the work of con
structing the canal were In American hands
It could be completqd In the course of a few
years at a moderate cert.
OieiieriilCorliiu IK Coiillriiieil.
AVASHINGTON/Feb. 23. The senate today
confirmed these nominations :
Colonel II. C. Corbln , to bo adjutant gen
eral , with rank of brigadier general.
Postmasters : Iowa J. W. Wlllard , Marion ;
J. H. McVay , Lake City ; J. H. Cunningham ,
Washington ; D. T. Bouer , Traer ; W. B. Ar-
buckle , Vllllica ; J. R. Smull , Jr. , Stuart ; W.
D. Lee , Toledo ; J. B. Blake , Avoca.
I'osl iniiMferM Aiipointeil.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 25. ( Special Tele
gram. ) J. A. iMoEachron was today ap
pointed postmaster at Berlin , Otoe county ,
Neb. , vice C. II. Eusch , resigned ; also
Stephen T. Carrolan at Bluffton , Wlnne-
shlek county , la.
Tiikeii 1'iuler AilvlHi-mi-iit.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 25. TOo argument of
the Joint Tratllc association case was con
cluded In the United States supreme court
today , and the case was taken under ad
Call for a Itniilt Statement.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 23. The comptroller
of the currency has Issued a call for a state
ment of the condition of national banks at
the close of business February IS.
Dully TrciiHiiry .Stntemr nt.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 25. Today's" state
ment of the condition of the treasury shows :
Available cash balances , $225,461,083 ; gold reserve -
servo , $1C7,500,77.0.
I.'IKi : DliSTlToYS TOIIACCO IMyAXT.
Three I'erxonH Are Injured In HNCMI
Ill T from the llnllilliuv.
LOUISVILLE , Ky. , Feb. 25. The mam
moth plant of the Louisville branch of the
American Tobacco company at Twenty-fourth
and Main streets , was destroyed by flro to
day , entailing a losa of over ? 350,000 , fully
covered by Insurance. It was the most dls-
nstrous conflagration that has visited the
Falls City In yearn. The plant occupied half
a square , and at the tlmo the fire broke out
contained an army of employes , wlio rushed
frantically from the building. Many made
their way to the ground by the fire escapes ,
but several on the upper floors , who had no
means of escape , In their excitement leaped
from the windows , two sustaining probably
The Injured are :
George Tlssendorf , back Injured and isovcro
Injuries about head and chest ; will probably
William Semple , skull fractured ; will prob
John Packham , both legs broken ,
The flamesnilned , rapid headway , and the
flro department , w'as hindered to a great de
gree by the jaclf of water. Falling walla
added to the 'darigv-r of tlio work , and the
cscapo OE one oij mo nremen was an mil
miraculous. Att'cf a hard fight , lasting four
hours , the flan'mjwcro finally conquered.
Reports to the effect that many persons
had been killed nnd Injured spread rapidly
throughout tile dty | , and great excitement
prevailed , First estimates of the loss over
shot the mark , ranging from $1,000,000 to
$2.000,000. ' '
W. I ) . Duke , president of the American
Tobacco company , witnessed the destruction
of his property. Ho flald that It would be
at once rebuilt. The origin of the flro Is
unknown , Fourteen hundred men , women
and children are 'thrown out of employment.
Ham aiifl .Soek ( lluriieil.
FRKMONT , 'eb. , Feb. 25. ( Special. ) A
barn on the premises of J , Rcxroth , three
miles southeast ot this city , was burned
about ml&iiKUt last night and Its entire con
tents destroyed. Thirteen head of cows , six
calves , eighteen bead ot other cattle and
twelve horses were burned , also a largo
amount of farm implements. A corn crib
adjoining the barn was saved with consider
able dltllculty. The origin of the fire la un
known. The low will bo upward ot $5,000 ;
partially Insured ,
WINSIDB , Neb. . Fob. 25. ( Special. ) Tbo
home of J. W. Overman , throe-quartern of a
mlle north ot here , burned with all the
contents thla afterr.oon.
Approve. IMniiM for a \ iv llrlil e.
ST. IXDUIS. Feb. 25.Tho plans and loca
tion for the third bridge over the SllB lsslppl
were approved by the committee of
government engineers , who made u report
to the War department nt Washington to
thU effect today. The location will touch
the foot of Mullanphy street on the west
side , and the eastern approach will be close ,
to th East St. LouU water worka.
MONEY FOR THE MISSIONS
Problem of Raising it Discussed by Student
CHRISTIANS CONTROL WORLD'S ' WEALTH
of tlic Meann for Cnrrj-lnsr OH
the AVork IJnon Not Conic
from .Men of Wealth ,
CLKVKLAND , Feb. 23. "The Money Prob
lem In Christian Missions" was discussed at
the morning sotslon of the Studcat Volun
teer convention today. Chairman Molt pre
sided and devotional cxerclea were con
ducted by Bishop Hargreave of Nashville ,
Tenn. . wit ! president ot the Kpworth league
board of the Methodist Episcopal Church
South. The first speaker was Bishop Nlnde
of Detroit. Ho said tbo present tendency
was to decry the money making spirit In
nicu. Instead he would have such a" talent
encouraged and , rightly guided , It may prove
a great power to reclaim the world. Bluhop
Nlcido oald It the statistics of the wealth In
the hands of profeesed Chrlstlina were
known they would startle the world. Most
ot the wealth of the world Is In the handset
ot Christians. Referring to the small gifts
of the self-sacrificing people , the speaker
said : "Many of the charitable works of this
country are carried on by associated pov
Rev , A. F. Schaufrier , D. D. , vice president
of the New York City Missionary Tract so
ciety , was the next speaker.
The wise man saya " .Money nnswercth all
things. " Thla Is true. Money Is a won-
drom thing. In a true sense money la your
self stored up for tuturo use. A boy earns
$10 per week ; when ho Is pnld ana suits the
money In his pocket he pockets H week's
worth of himself. Where ho shall lose
this stored self Is a serious question.
One ninii loses hlm'clf In pictures and
li.iys $10.000 for one canvass. Another min :
loses himself , us represented In hl money ,
nnd lo , a hospital rises to bles ? mankind.
Another lots bis stoied power go abroad ,
and the missionary church I * the result.
Still nnother sct his peer loose In riotous
living , nml lo , ho uses himself to commit
suicide. All this shows what u mysterious
anil mighty force money Is. It Is simply a
device for storing your onn energy and los-
Iiw It again anywhere In the world.
"The Value of Prayer In Raising Money"
was the subject of Rev. C. II. Mnble's ad
dress. Ho Is homo secretary of the Ameri
can "Baptist " Missionary union. Mr. Mablo
said : "Tho problem la now to produce
spontaneity of giving ; the transition of the
po\\cr hi the pocket to spiritual ends. "
Donald iM. Thornton , the fraternal dele
gate from England , spoke on the church mls-
florary unions of Great Britain. Ho be
lieved In the faith policy. Miss Mablo L.
Leach , a missionary to Ceylon , thought all
people able to pay their way should not ask
the mission for support In foreign fields.
Mr. Robert Wilder of the advisory board
spoke on the "Student Securing hla Own
Support. " The financial conditions now con
fronting the missionary boards make It
utterly Impossible to send out all the capable
workeio ready to go. Mr. F. S. Brockman , a
young college student volunteer who has done
much active work , especially In the bouth ,
made a remarkably eloquent appeal to the
students to raise money by Individual ef
Three meetings wcro held In the afternoon ,
largo audiences being present at each. At
the Gray's armory "Evans 'llstlc Mission. } "
was ono subject under discussion. Robert E.
Spear presided , and addicsaes were delivered
by S. 'M. ' Playford , a student evangelist ; S.
M. Slcmmer of Arabia , S. M. Tilcllvaln of
Japan. Rev. A. D. Hallo ot Japan , and Rev.
A. D. Bunker of Burmah.
At Association hall A. II. Hall presided ,
and educational missions were discussed by
the following speakers : Dr. J. C. R. Ewing ,
president of the Forman Christian college ,
Lahore , India ; Prof. M. N. Wyckoft of Japan ;
Miss Abblo B. Child , secretary of the
Woman's Board of Homo Missions of the
Congregational church ; Rev..Mr. Lawson ,
missionary of the American board to India ;
Rev. William Wallace ot Mexico , Miss Mil
ton ot Afghanistan , Rev. William RCld of
China , Miss Emily Wheeler of Turkey , Dr.
J4 H. Oldhain of Singapore , India , and Rob
ert E. Wilder of India.
At the Euclid Avenue Baptist church the
following speakers made addresses : Rev.
Luca , Rev. Malcom of China , Dr. II. D.
Campbell of the Lower Congo , Rev. Dr.
George Doncot of New York , and Dr. Grace
Klmball of Vassar.
'This ' evening the Gray's armory was not
largo enough to accommodate the crowd and
an overllow meeting was held in the Young
Men's Christian association building. The
first speaker of the evening at the armory
was Robert E. Speer. His address was on'
the line of the effect the volunteer move
ment had on these who participated In It
anil on foreign mission work.
At the meeting 'In the Young Men's Chris
tian association building speeches were
made by F. S. Brockman and Robert Wilder ,
traveling secretaries of the Student volun
After Mr. Speer's address In the armory
the question of providing money to support
the movement for the next four years was
taken up. Mr. Mott spoke eloquently on the
glorloua opportunity of giving to the Lord ,
and written pledges wcro asked for. These
were forthcoming at once to the extent of
$7,203 poi' year. More will bo pledged' ' before
thu convention closes. The olllclals ot the
volunteers nay they ought to have ? 10,000 a
Bishop Dudley of Kentucky made the clos
ing addrcrs of the evening , urging the Im
portance of foreign missionary work.
FHKXCH IJMill 4UOIITI3I1 AT SKA.
Dnteli Sleamer Heiiorlx HnvliiK I'HKMIM !
tlie I.u C'liani | > aKiie.
NEW YORK , Fe'b. 25 , The Dutch tank
steamer Bremcrhavcn , which arrived hero
this afternoon from Antwerp , reports that on
February 19 , In latitude 13 , longitude 14 , It
passed a steamer apparently a Frenchman.
It was almost stopped and was heading
northeast. It had four masts and two fun
nels. Regulation lights were 'burning ' , but
no signals were displayed.
Mr. Bocande , the Now York agent of the
French line , said the description of the
steamer sighted by Captain Nlnnes fitted
that of the Li Champagne precisely. Ho was
of the opinion from the fact that no signal
for assistance was shown , that whatever
breakdown was sustained by It , was not
ot a serious character , possibly ono of the
cylinders had broken , necessitating slow
speed , Mr , Bocande explained that the en
gines of La Champagne , which Is a single
screw steamer , were triple expansion , with
three cylinders working ou 'tho same shaft ,
so If even two cylinders gave out tboro would
still be ono to drive tbo vessel along. Ho
believed the steamer would bo In port In a
couple of days.
STATU I'llliSBVI'S A WISAIC OASIS ,
1'roilueen I.ltlle i\-lilenee In tliu I'riin-
eeiitlon of the I/ynelierH.
GROSS PLAINS , Ind. , Feb. 25. Court was
delayed this morning on account of witnesses
coming In slowly In the Hughes lynching
case. Several witnesses have been examined
hut no new evidence has been secured , The
etato Is very slow In getting In Itn ovldonce.
The Indications are that the stdto has about
finished Its case. In all probability the ex
amination will continue over Sunday with
out stopping to give tbo attorneys a chance
to attend church. The little village 1s
crowded with witnesses and spectators anx
iously awaiting the result. Opinions are al
most unanimous that the state has failed In
Its effort , und the prisoner should bo ac
Yesterday afternoon Detective Page of
Indianapolis and an officer Jrom the Plainfield -
field reform school for boys started hack to
Indianapolis with Charles Kelly , whoso tei-
tlmotiy has caused a sensation ,
Hiillroail Will I'rotvct Him ,
SPRINGFIELD. III. , lpeb , 25-Tho dele
gates attending the state convention ot
miners are very much exercised over state
ments .made to the joint conference of
minors untl operators by Operator Fred
I.ukln of the ChlcaKo-Vlrden Coal company
at Vlrden. Mr. Lukln is figtitn ! hard
against a , joint scale and In the heat of
passion said that the Chicago & Alton road
had assured hlin a rate to Chicago that
would bo low enough for him to sell hi
ponl there , no matter xvhnt the price he lint
to pay for mining. The joint conference o
miners nnd operator * nre working dlllgcntl >
on a scale. They linvo oRreeil on ono mor
price , 1'aim nt * ) cents , 3 cents higher thai
adopted by the miners' comentl. n on Thurs
"Tho Virginia legislature lifts ust passes
a bill , " said Loulri T. Harvey of Rlchmom
ot the Mlllard last night , "chartering the
town of Rosslyn , opposite Georgetown , long
known as a gambling place. As tbo bill was
about to pass Into the hands ot thu Ro\crno
Alexandria men discovered that It undo
Rosslyn a sort of free state , and now al
Alexandria Is up In arms against the meas
ure. It secnvj to have been a long-yearned-
for opportunity of the defunct race trad
and other gamblers to open there lor Wash
ington a great American 'Monte ' Carlo. The
1)111 nainea the ollleera for the first four years
Including the town council , mid makca the
mayor supreme In Issuing liquor licenses
Issuing warrants and the like , and removes
from the sheriff the power to make arrests
In the corporation llmlto. The men who nro
protesting against the bill claim that ovcrj
ono of 'three officers are noted gamblers save
one , and that they hnvo received a letter
from him In which ho states that the use ol
his nanio was without hla consent , "
"It lias been the dream of the citizens of
Helena for years , " said John D. .McGulrc of
Butte'Mont. , last evening , 'Ho luvo the Mis
souri river near that city dammed , that the
Immense capability of such a largo body of
water , something over 2,000,000 cubic feel
dally , might bo harnessed and put to use ,
principally In generating electricity and fur
nishing water to numerous establishments.
This dream has now been realized. About a
year ago a syndicate ot capitalists secured
permission from congress to dam the river
at Canyon Ferry , and work was begun at
once. Last Saturday the dam was Hooded
and next week will bo Installed what Is said
by experts to bo , with the slcglo exception
of the Niagara Falls plant , the most complete
ns well ns the largest electrical plant In the
country. Power will bo fuinltihod for two
of Montana's largest concentrators , tbo East
Helena smelter and the local street ear and
lighting plants , and that will take only one-
fourth of the power. Whllo the dam was beIng -
Ing Hooded It necessarily left the river bottom
below dry , and several miners got out their
gold pans and began active operations In the
river bed. In the thlrty-Ri.x hours that It
was dry some of them panned out as Ivigh
as ? 100. There Is now a movement on Coot
to dredge the river bottom for gold. "
"Earlo Cliff , on Washington Heights In
New York City , the headquarters of Gen-
eial Washington during u part of his cam
paign on Manhattan Island during the war
of the revolution , Is to bu moved from Its
original foundation to a point 200 feet nearer
the Haelein river bluffs , " said Mlle T. Cleg-
gar ot Brooklyn last night. "Tho bluff over
looks the valley of the Ilarleni. The mansion
stands on the original foundation laid In
17CS , In the c"iiter of a plot of thirty-five
building lots facing Ono Hundred and Six *
tleth street , and extending to ttio edges ot
the bluff. The extension of nn avenue will
divide the property which Is the cause for
the removal of the house which the present
owner. General Earle , Intends to preserve
on account of Its great historic Inteicst aad
"The British navy estimates are duly
planned for presentation to Parliament lu
March nt this tlmo of the year , " said Her
bert R. WIlcox dt No\y York , agent In the
United States for a Liverpool company , last
night. "Itio English Naval league has al
ready published Its views ns to the ship
building program for the coming fiscal year ,
and urges the laying down of six battleships
nnd a largo number of cruisers. This ques
tion ns to tuo number of naval cruisers re
quired for the protection ot British com
merce in war has never boon thrashed out
to the satisfaction of tbo public. The num
ber of vessels ot all types below the class
of battleship and above that of torpedo boat
destroyer is 194 , and It may bo unmed that
most of ttiese might bo utilized for com
merce protection. In this total I Include
the cruisers building and projected , and also
a large number which arc dr.U'iont In speed
and protection on account of their ago. If
war came tomorrow England might bo able
to send afloat ICO cruisers , ot which some
would bo the bast In Europe , and others ot
slight value nnd very limited ccal capacity.
From these a certain number would have to
be deducted to act with the battle squadrons ,
and It Is possible that others would bo re
quired for the purpose of convoy. It seems
doubtful , therefore , If England would have
a hundred cruisers to epaio for the trade
"Two gaunt and headless forms , wrapped
In shawls of shimmering white , ace stalking
about the premises of a farmer near the
village of Cochran , Ind. , " said W. M. Little
ot Indianapolis yesterday afternoon , "and In
consequence the people In that vicinity are
very much peiturbod , The most conseratlvo
of them are willing to take oath that they
have viewed the nocturnal parade and seen
"That there Is 'something' In the cellar of
the humble farm house there Is no doubt ,
and It Is a very curious 'something. ' It
conies from the outer cellar and moves toward
the house In a circle. Hero It Is Joined by
another 'something. ' The house where thesjp
manifestations arc seen nightly is surrounded
by cleared land and the stalking of tbcao un
canny objects begins every night exactly at
10 o'clock. While they nro abroad the
Bound of a flute , playing a sweetly pathetic
nlr , Is heard , The sound la not close lo
hand , hut seems to be dulled by the Inter
vening walls , as though the music was pro
ceeding from an adjoining room. The air
can easily bo distinguished and continues
for several hours. It la the same through
out."A curious feature Is that the music pro
ceeds to a certain ipolnt and then a false note
seems to bo sounded ; the ghostly musician
hesitates nnd attempts to strike the noiO'
two or three times , and , falling , goes back
to the beginning and plays tbo few bars
over again , stumbling at the same point and
repeating the nlr as before. After the musical
demonstration subsides to the ordinary
nightly noises the house becomes perfectly
quiet , and then without warning there Is a
bombardment that seems at times as It the
house would fall about the listeners' cars.
There Is not much variation In the program
except that on certain evenings there Is a
bteady sound llko water falling Into a
dipper. 'After this there Is a sputter and a
crackling , then the walls appear to part ami
ghostly fingers slldo up and down the plas
tering. This Is followed by the appearance
on these occasions of the gaunt figures In
white. Nobody has thus far been able to
explain the phenomena and the popular
theory la In the face of the evidence that
the house Is haunted by the ghosts of per
sons who had been foully murdered In the
dwelling at sonic previous time , "
"Considering the short supply of wheat. In
Europe and the small quantity available in
this country , " said A. 'R. ' Curtis of 'Minne '
apolis last evening , "prices remain quite
moderate. This is rnoro especially nottco-
able as to wheat for shipment In vluw of
fifa JAPAN TEA
I is prepared
ional care and
only the choicest -
' est leaves and
bulbs are used ,
All tea must pass official
1 inspection in Japan.
A cup of Japan Tea
"invigorates in the morning
and refreshes d flight , "
the fact that th" surplus In said to bo tied ,
up Iti the hnnd.1 of n combination to control
It for the highest figure to bo obtained. Ot
course the low prices nt which other Rralns
mny bo substituted remove nny fears of
serious results , for rye , corn nnd other i-
cereals nro plentiful nnd cheap the v.'orld
over. Kuropo docs not hesltnto to fnco the
situation oven at most with n few weeks'
supply In store. Still the situation Is lesi
sensational than the holders of the supply In
this country would llko to hnvo bellcvo.
There Is the now crop In the Argentine now
to conio Into the market nnd the now crop In
Indln soon to follow , with more or less for
s.ilo In various quarters of the Rlobe. The
old crop Is not yet disposed of with us , ns
there nro both winter nnd sprliiR back la
the hnnds ot the farmers , ns well ns con
siderable In store. Compared with Into years
the Quantity Is small , but compared with
early years the situation Is tot nlnrnilng. "
Colonel W. P. Cody ( UufTalo 11111) ) arrived.
In Omaha laot night from hl.s ranch nt North
1'lntto and today ho will meet a colony ot
settlers from Kowniiee , 111. , which will pass
through this city on Its wny to the Dig Horn
bnaln liii Wyoming , -.vhero It will tnko posses
sion of land along the Cody Irrigation ditch
forty miles enst of the Yellonstono park.
The colony comprises tqrtity families nnd It
will bo follow cd until March 7 by other
Families who hnvo acquired farms In the F.IIIIO
"Thcso colonists liavo purchased nt $10 per
aero fnrms of ino ncres ench nloiig my ditch , "
said Colonel Cody last night , "nnd this l
the chonpeat lucid In the world , bccnimo n
perpetual water right goes with every fnnu
sold. I have 26,000 acres of land under Irri
gation , the wnter for which COIIUYJ from the
Sheahone river. Of course the laud lo un
cultivated , but with phnity of wnter It lt
very fertile and will grow good crops the first
season , "
Colonel Cody will bring to the South
3mnha market several hundred head of cat-
: lo from his Nebraska rrnch today and ho
s also shipping to Now York a number ot
Ilka horses to be oolcl. Ho la ut ! = > , - > organizing
ilsVlld West show hero , which will open
ho season nt Mndlson Square garden In New
York cioxt month. The colonel will bring
ils aggregation to Onmlia next September for
a month's run.
0. P. Park ot Now York Is nt the Mlllnr.l. .
Oeorgo S. Wedgewood , city , Is at the Mil-
John P. Murphy of Helena , Jlont. , la in
1. S. Hurst of Kansas City Is stopping at
E. W. Price of New York Is at the Jllllard
or a few days.
Leonard Hentrni nnd A. C. Lordly of Now
Yoik are nt the Mlllard. '
V. E. Slionl > a , Schuyler , and J. F. Finch ,
< "romont , are registered at the Barker.
J. A. Groham and wife of Chicago liivo
aketi permanent quarters at the Baikcr.
J. C. DIgga of St. Louis , representing
argo Iron Interests Is registered at the ( * * m.
Illlard. S v
Thomas E. McKlnnoy of Hot Springs , S.
) . , a prominent merchant of that place , Is
n the city.
9. D. Cnnflold of Sheridan , Wyo. , arrived
n the city with Colonel William F. Cody
nd Is stopping at the Mlllard.
C. E Gray , Now York ; II. D. Sweetland ,
Oscar Lawrence and Rlchaitl Baxter of Chl-
ago. ore traveling men stopping at the
Mr. J. C. Schrlcver has returned from
Denver and Colorado Spilngs much Improved
In health and has accepted his old position
with the Orchard & Wllhelm Carpet com
Miss E. Williams ot Topcka , Kan. , and
Misses Kinney and Hackney of Adams , Kan. ,
arrived In Omaha last evening. The ) are
rough rldera and will Join Colonel W. F.
Cody's Wild West show.
Nebraska people at the hotels : II. II.
Lowry , Lincoln ; F. A. Patterson , Stockham ;
James Donnelly , Schuylwj James Smith ,
Kearney ; Thomas Thornberi.Ratter ; O. E.
Hughes and wife , North Platte ; J. 13. Young ,
Stunton ; 13. F. Pontius , Harrison ; B. M. Col
lins , Fremont ; R. 13. Franklin , Cambridge.
"New Woman "will
be n stronger wo
man than tlie old
one. Certainly ,
fresh air and tlie
right exercise will
do much for her.
Fresh air is a great
restorative , exercise
a great nerve tonic
if a woman be in
condition to take it.
A healthy woman
can avoid disease.
She can avoid the
inevitable ' weak
ness" of her sex if
she pursues the
same methods will
9. Miot cure her if she
be already sick.
Taken tinder medical direction , in con
nection with the right medicine , they
will help effect a cure. No women who
suffers at all from so-called " female weak
ness " should attempt athletics of any
sort. She should first put herself into
possession of strong and hearty health by
taking Dr. Tierce's Favorite Prescription.
After she is thoroughly well , exercise and
diversion will help to keen her well. The
cure should conic first. Dr. Pierce's Fa
vorite Prescription is designed nnd rec
ommended for only the one thing. It
acts directly upon one set of organs. No
matter what is the matter with them , it
will cure it. It will not cure anything
else. It is a wholesome tonic , nn invig
orating nervine , or nerve-food ns well ns
a healing medicine , and thousands of
perfectly well women have found that by
taking it regularly during the period of
pregnancy , the danger and pain of par
turition were much lessened , nnd in
many cases , almost entirely obviated.
In every American household , there should be
a copy of Ir. Pierce' * srcat work , "Common
Sense Medical Adviser , " 1008 pages , illustrated.
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