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Wm. W. DOWNIE, Publisher. MILBANK, SOUTH DAKOTA A tablet Inburg war of has been erected by the Kd- Burns club near the base of Cal- ton Hill, Edinburg, as a famous Scotch singer#. Tbere are forty-live survivors of 1812 on the roll of the pension office, of whom fifteen are one hundred or more years old. D. L. Moody has just completed three weeks of revival services in Toronto, Canada. A large hall holding nearly 4,000 people was completely filled at oearly every one of the forty meetings. Visohand A. Grandlii, a Hindu schol ar and a worshipper of the Jain sect, tells the New Yorkers that the Chris tian missionaries have failed to pro duce an impression on the adult Hindu mind. People who have not been slow to tdmit that they receive enormous sal tries, now that the income tax is going Into effect, will probably assert thai their salaries have lately been trenu :i flously cut down. The Menominee Indians will have no standing hereafter in the ancient order of tramps, whose professional eth'vs they have violated by obtaining permis sion from the interior department to cut 17,000,000 feet of logs this winter. In the northern part of Corea 'the women wear hats shaped like baskets, ft yard in diameter and two and a half feet high. The drama has been in a mor ibund condition there for several cen turies. The late Robert Louis Stevenson was one of the most popular and success ful of contemporary novelists—not a great writer, but a very pleasing one, whose best work was done in the short Stories which first brought him to »he attention of the reading puMic. It is matter for congratulation that Gladstone has spoken, and spoken em phatically upon the subject of the Ar menian massacres. The British govern ment can hardly refuse to act with this powerful voice raised in favor of thor ough investigation. Indications are that within a few Weeks nobody who wants to be some body in the musical world can be any body until ready to express an opinion as to the relative merits of Paderew skl and Stavenhagen. It seems that Li Hung Chang's de privation of his yellow jacket and other clothing was simply nominal. The emperor issued the decree, but he could not enforce it, as Li has an army of his own—therefore he is in no danger of suffering from the incle mency of the weather this winter. Since Newfoundland has trouble the got. Into the subject of annexation to United States has been revived there. But unless Newfoundland is anxious to have this marriage brought about both versity during prosperity and ad there will be If no wedding. Newfoundland is annexed she must lie annexed for weal or woe. Edison wants to take phonographs to concerts so we can take home any pieces which we wish to have re peated. A good notion that an indi vidual encore. Often we would like to recall strains of enabling musical bores to hum over many a tune which they other- Wise could not The Increasing' number of high-pric ed books that are sold every year is an encouraging literary symptom. It show that people now buy books to keep and not merely to skim and throw aside. There was probably never a time when the best in litera ture was so much in demand as to* day. Lavlgne, the prize-fighter, has been acquitted by the coroner's jury from blame from the death of Bowen, but the club is blamed for neglecting to pad the ed that floor of the ring. It is decid the death was caused by Bow- en's head string the floor and not by the blow. Why wouldn't line to pad the hall field? it P1T1I OF THE NEWS BVBKTI OF THE PASTWEEK IN A CONDENSED FORM. The Latest and Most Important "em of tlie World, Called From the fclegrnph Report* of tfc® Fre«» A*9oi"iutlon«. memorial of Wilson, Tern plot on and David Kenne dy, the the From the Nation'* Capital. L. A. Boutelle of Minneapolis has THH.II admitted to practice in the su preme court. The next regular examination for ad mission to the classified postal service vill be held at all of the free delivery offices on the first Saturday of June, excepting the fifty-three offices that were classified prior to Jan. 5, ISIKi, and wlti include Minneapolis. St. Paul and Ies Moines. In these latter otlices examinations will be held as heretofore on the first Tuesday of February and August, and on succeeding days whTe the examinations cannot be completed in one day. Assistant Secretin? of the Interior Reynolds has deeidnl that when the commissioner of pensions has satisfac tory evidence that a widow who has been guilty of such immoral conduct as results in refusal of her application or termination of her pension any child or children of the soldier under six teen years of age at the time the wid ow's right to the pension may be grant ed pension in the same manner as if the widow's right had terminated by death or remarriage. Pemotml Mention. Dr. John Lord, historian and lectur er, died at his home at Stamford, Conn. Bishop McDonald acting for the pope, invested Rev. Joseph P. O'Con nell of New York with the title of monsignor. It is said that for some time prior to his death. Stevenson, the novelist, was haunted by a fear that his popularity as a writer was waning. Mr. and Mrs. James Glizbe celebrat ed their fiftieth wedding anniversary at Quincy, Mich. Mrs. Clizbe is his third wife. Judge Henry, in Kansas City, re cently decided that a man must pay his wife's debts, even if he be her for divorce. Ex-Senator Edmunds is said to be confering with promirent Episcopa lians on the subject of building'a ca thedral in Washington. Prof. Milne, the earthquake expert, states positively that the prevailing belief of a relation between earth quakes and magnetic disturbances is unfounded. Prince Itospoli, mayor of Rome, is a believer in Republicanism. TTe owns loud in Florida, raises cranberries in New Jersey bogs and married a lady of Boston. Mi*s. Gertrude Hutchins Clark se cured a divorce at Denver from Olar ence W. Ch.rk, the New York adven turer, now in jail, whom she had mar ried on two-days' acquaintance. Daniel Ryan, aged 80, died io» his pew while attenda mass at St. Pat rick's church, New York. None of the K.000 communicants present knew the fact. G. W. Tomlin, foreman of a tailor establishment at Galesburg, 111., has received word that he is heir to $250, 000 left by his great grand-father in England. K. P. Lee., a native of China and a graduate of Yale, has ji st returned from a vist to hi iative country, and he says words cannot express the blundering stupidity of CliiLa dur ing the war. Cecil Khodes started his South Afri can career as a cotton planter in the colony of Natal, but Avhen the first: rush to the kopjes of Kimberley took place Mr. Rhodes deserted the cotton Held for the diamond mines, and has remained there ever since. Unfortunate Event*. Twelve students at Bowdoin college were poisoned at a banquet. They will recover. Charles Albery, living near Newark, *Olno. went out hunting and was found dead with his face shot off. Miss Minnie Tressler, aged 18, was burned to death at Say brook, 111. Her clothes caught fire while she was cook ing. William music now gone beyond recall. Bnt it might be a nui sauce A. P«elle ex chief of h- bureau of statistics in Indiana, was drowned in a bath tub at Terre Haute, Ind. Edward Hard be in a ground of the foot- This man of South Bend, Ind., was leaning on his gun. when it was discharged, tearing off an William A. Peolle, ex-chief arm and causing his deaih. Fire broke out in a mine at Oo'il Creek, Wash. The river was dammed and used to liood the mine. The dam age will be abiut $20,000. of the bureau of statistics of Indiana, was drowned in a bath tub at the visitors' home at St. Mary's institute at Terre Haute. A fire at the railway station at War saw, Russia, has done enormous dam age. Several store houses filled with merchandise and a large number of fieight cars have been destroyed. A scaffold on the building of Will lams Clark, fortifying works at Car teret, N. J., was blown down to-day, and three men who were on it at the time were hurled to the ground, a dis tance of iifty feet. One was killed and the others will probably die. Crlmlna* Dolnsa. Ex-Mayor D. W. Webster, III., would prevent Seal of Injury to the a good players. of Piano, a cousin of Daniel Webster, com mitted suicide. Custom officers are breaking up opium smuggling traffic at Tacoma, Wash. J. T. Denton, a farmer near Mexico* Mo., was fatally injured by a Cen tralia blacksmith named Cunningham. An unsuccessful attempt was made near Upper Sandusky, Ohio to wreck the Pennsylvania's New York and Chicago limited. Samuel C. Seely has made a confes sion of how he robbed the Shoe and Leather bank of New York at the in stigation of Frederick Baker. Mrs. Winslow Shearman, and her daughter Mrs. Clinton Davis, were murdered near Jamestown, N. Y., by unknown persons. Twenty indictments of handed men charged with repeating in the recent election w »re down by the grand jury at St. Louis. George Arnold, a son of a pawn broker of Battle Creek. Mich., is miss ing. and it is thought he lias been foully dealt with. Tramps caught Will Givin, aged 18, in the railroad yards at Owensboro, Ivy., and assaulted him In a horriblo manner. Paul Rausseau shot and fatally wounded Frank Hoot to in Spring Val ley, III., yesterday morning. They are rival saloonkeepers. In a Boston tenement house James Murphy shot his wife and beat her with an Indian club and an ax. He then cut his throat. Both will die. Three men who pretended to be sell ing washing compound rights secured $25,000 from residents of Bronson, Kas. Oliver Smith w«*u cut with David suing a razor by Manson Hawkins in a drunken brawl at Lebanon. Ind., and will lose an eye and may aie. D. K. Caldwell, a Frankfort (Ind.) lumber -dealer, was convicted of con spiracy to manufacture and circulate counterfeit coin. The trial at Clearfield, Pa., of the seven miners charged with con spiracy, riot and the burning of the Coaldale tipple on July 10 ended in a verdict of not guilty. John Early and Robert Watts engag ed in a fight during the s i vices in the Methodist church at Harmony, Ind. Watts received a dangerous knife wound. Tuckhorn, chief buyer for the Nelson Morris Packing company of Chicago, committed suicide at Kansas City, Mo. It is said that a woman hounded him to death. Foreign Gnanlp. An illicit still was discovered in the heart of the city of Qiielxjc. French Canadians at Quebec do not like the prospect of the appointment of Mackenzie Bowell as premier. Great Britain. Rv.fsin Mid France are said to be conten plating o demon stration to check Japan's victorious march to Pekin. Withdrawal by Turkey of the invi tation to take part in the investigation of the Armenian atrocities is pleasing to the administration at Washington. Completed statistics of gross earn ings of all railroads in Mexico for nine months of this year show an in crease of 4.S1 per cent, as compared with the same time in J£93. Sir Edmund A. B. Leach mere, mem ber of the house of commons for (lie Evesham division of Worcestershire, fell dead as he was about to address a meeting at Fershore. This year's vintage of France Is esti mated at :i!),000,out) hectolitres, being 11,000,000 than the exceptional yield of 1S!Ki, but nearly 9,000.000 above the average of the last ten years. Roman Catholics in Quebec were warned from the pulpits that by at tending the performances of the French Opera Company, fresh from Paris, they would render themselves guilty of a grievous sin. M. I). Barr, formerly with the Edi son Electric Light company, testified before the grand jury at Toronto, Out., that it cost him $1,000 to obtain Aid. iljrirs infiuerce when there was franchise pending. General. San Francisco clergymen will try the Lexow plan for the improvement of municipal morals. Ral lines must reduce th^ cost of operation before they can again com pete with lake lines in the carrying of grain. An automatic telegraph transmitter has been invented which, It is said, will send 200 words a minute over the wire. Alabama negroes have appealed to Gov. Oates for consideration and relief and particularly to stop lynching in that state. Judge Goff has decided that the Washington Light infantry of Charles ton, S. C, cannot be deprived of their arms by the governor. It is planned to extend the Mexican Northern railroad from Sierra Mojada, Mex.. to l'esidio county, Tex., where it will connect with the Southern Pa df'i- I. Evangelist Moody is meeting with at ivowt ii, .ua.^ vr "A is in all the papers call on church mem bers to stay away and give the sinners a chance. There is a whale in the Hudson river, and the man who saw it was sober. William Williams and other residents of Yonkers, N. Y., saw the bip fish, and say that it squirted streams of water thirty feet into the air. The heirs of D. Edgar Crouse, the Syracuse (N. Y.) millionaire who was supposed to have been a bachelor, have compromised, and Dorothea Edgarita Crouse, a baby, will soon be worth $1,500,000. The child was born in law ful wedlock, but the millionaire had never told his friends of THE MARKETS. I Latest «H,otHtlo«7 From Grain Lire Stock Center*. Chicago. Doe. 25— Wheat. 53 5-8c corn. 44 7-Se: oats. 29e: barley. 55c rye, 4Sc flax, $1.44 1-2 timothy, $5.55. Minneapolis, Dec. 25. -Wheat De cember opened at 58c highest, i8 l-4c lowest. 5Sc closing, 58 l~4c May opened at 59 l-2c highest, 59 5-8e low est, 59 l-2e closing, 59 l-2e July opened at (it) l-2e highest, (J0 3-4c low est, (30 1 2c closing. (10 5-Se. On track —No. 1 hard, 51) IS 4c No. 1 Northern, 58:?-4e No. 2 Northern, 57 l-2c. Milwaukee, Dec. 25.—Flour stady and quiet. Wheat quiet and steady No. 2 spring, 54 3-4c No. 1 Northern, 0.S 3-4c May, 58 l-4e. Corn- Fair sup ply No. 3, 41 1 -2c. Oats lower No. 2 white, 31c No. 3 white. 30c. Bar lev dull and lower No. 2, 53c sample, 5oa55c. Itye steady and quiet No. 1, 49 l-2e. Provisions lower. Pork, $11.55 lard, $0.70. Chicago, Dec. 25—Hogs Shippers principally the buyers so far sab's range at $3.KOa4.25 for light, $3.95a 4.15 for rough packing, $3.95al.45 for mixed, $4.20 for heavy packing and shipping lots and $2.35a3.90 for pigs. Cuttle firm, but dull and un changed. St. Paul, Dec. 25.—Hogs Market weak quality better than yesterday yards cleared early to packers at $3.95 a4.45. Cattle dull and weak on com mon grades good fat cattle and feed ers sell well. Prime steers, $3.25a3.75 good steers, $2.75a3.25 prime cows, $2.40a3. HE WAS MURDE&RED. A North DnUotit Farmer Found Dead In 111* Corral. Medora, N. 1„ Dec. 25.-Ed Sever fion, who lives at Wadsworth ranch, twenty miles north of Medora, was found dead in the corral. It was sup posed that he was kicked by a horse, but the coroner's jury found that he had been murdered. An investigation is in progress. Poafofllee Rolihem Sentenced. Grand Forks, N. D., Dec. 25.- In the United States court Judge Thomas sentenced I. B. King, convicted of robb'ng the postoftiee at St. Thomas, to thirteen months in the government penitentiary at Sioux Falls. Edward Nolan, for breaking into the postotiice at Sterling, received tence. a their boots on. his marriage. similar sen Ordered Relenwed. Berlin, Dec. 25.—It is reported from Warsaw that the czar has ordered the Immediate release of the prisoners connected with the distui'bances due to the populace o[ posing the closing of the church at Kroce. which led to excesses on the part of the Cossocks. Dies From Overwork. Tampa. Fla.. Dec. 25.-T. M. Maru ette of Lincoln. Neb., solicitor of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy rail way, who has been stopping a£ the Tampa Bay hotel with his wife for several days, died this morning fruiu overwork and nervous prostration. Kept l!j» the Record. Danville, Ivy., Dec. 25. Mickah Rowsey, the desperado, was killed at Junction City last n'ght by Town Marshal Ellis, whom he resisted. He was the last of a father and seven sons, all of whom have Chinese Defeated. Yokohama, Dec. 25. (Jen. on Dec. 19, attacked Gen. Lung's po sition, seven miles west of Iiait Cheng. The position was defended by 10,000 Chinese who were routed after tour assaults. The losses are not stated. ftneeha Come* Hack. New York, Dec. 25. Robert S. Kneebs, whope alleged "ringing" on the German turf was the cause of his being incarcerated in a German pris on, has returned to this country, ar riving to-day on the Lucania. They Follow Chrtmtle. Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 25. John Stanley and Clarence Cox were exe cuted at Ma.vnardsville for the mur der of Mr. and Mrs. Snodderly. They protested their innocence of the crime. Cnlilv.itiiiR Antl-Toxine. I aris, Dec. J.».—The chamber of dep uties to-day voted the expenditure of 8,000 francs for the purpose of pro moting investigations into and tire manufacture of anti-toxine, the new remedy for diphtheria. Robbers at Le Mum. Le Mars, Iowa, Dec. 25.—Burglars entered the house of p. F. Daiton, president of the First National bank' The house of Mr. Kleith was also en tered and a gold stolen. watch Scrofula in tin 1 Is dangerous,disagreeable and i but Hood's Sarsaparilla, as diet wholly of corn is very] to digest. If food does not di^st stomach It must sour, for it.s tea, ture Is always at 98 deg., wfot] trerne heat for a summer dty souring of the stomach occurs remedied by feeding charcoal, not, however, a permjuvut The charcoal is cnrbonactoiij! therefore the larger part of it, the corn. It is the potash mixedl it that corrects the acidity. ter way is not to let the stonad sour. Feed even the fatN-.-MH some fine wheat middlings, \r:k] and a few sliced beets daily. ThJ keep their digestion good, and food digests it docs not sour oj stomach. Hegeman*ft Camphor lee with Gits The original and only Aibvm&rle couaty, Kasura, and chain Why the Sufctdet Montivideo, Dec. 25 M. Fleury, sec retary of the French legation, to-day committed suicide. He jumped from a window in the top story of a hotel. No reason is assigned for the act. Had Killed the Babe. Luverne, Iowa, Dec. 25—Byron ITen ry and his wife wakened with their dead two-months'-old child beside them. It is supposed to have been smothered. Is ft a ClirlntnuiH Gift* Peoria, Dee. 25, 'lhe whisky trust to-day reduced prices on all classes of goods 1 cent per gallon. The reduc tion goes into effect immediately. lJend and Half Eaten. Toulon, 111., Dec. 25.-WillIam H. Douty, a wealthy young farmer liviui* six miles west of here, was found dead and partly eaten by hogs ou his farm last night. rgjgSSpI8 a blood purifier, cures this forms of scrofula. «I )la(j thesideofi ithP1 68 large aj] I vised to hat out, but^oi consent, i suggested 1 take Hood'J parilla, V»on fart sintii a n glad ,piste rfuta* jjctlioto*8 [crowded br fore'*of that I (jjj 8°on the U Entirely PeareJ I can trulyl Hood's San Mr»7Ella Billings i*'forI,H an excelled icine. I 01 have recommended Sarsaparilla highly in the shall continue to do so" km BILLINGS, Red Cloud, Keb. Hood's5^Cui n",1 R? ,v edificei Great N°r ,17 r'8bt where th*P ountf •d it i built aoon at Hood's Pills are the bfit aft« Mils .k,-,,,. ,,,, Charcoal For "orn-F,| A wiii pr°b uotb ever recently nei Kon IB over 4 One of tbt •long, 5 inc [H. McKittri the contes jj involves Jati'ouut.v, i •original ret Pardee by hut results tick by thre i a recent tc Ba'k, ar A Coup de Force. Clerratla—After 60 Ling the me Clark com fla* giving lie one holu B, for the Hut KIIS and kt [be AuxHiar feet? have tl oi Lei genuine. Cure# t'happ and Kace, Cold Sores, Ac. C. O. Clark Co., N, h»J succeediJ£ so wi jetting Mr. Meanitall ratel love with you, why did you stni 'J nard when he kissed you audej mistletoe? Antigone—Oh, just Reduced Ra' iiomd ASM |be lit-ld at North-We the eertifi 1 rates, |t?eut Of as a Ktetauce. piece If th# Baby i» Catting Teeth. B* «nr» and UM that old mnd well tri«1 SooTMK« STEUf tmr Brlggs—I sent the rich Miss Bigg |lo worth of flowers last week] tlif next day her en&tg.>went wa nounced. Griggs—That was hard luck for florist. Qut'on Victoria knows what if Is tjj Juicy American apples. Kvry y^r Co. i applical I Indians i |Ae j.riuci] i the tret tAttentioi ou in btiuus, 0' pr again ncally, fsth the bond arte A Dead !.«»• a me choicest picked fruit is sent to W Virginia. Oil. A. died with Loudon Snowdm, tniutatcr THE* px-Tn1Hl to (inw. lots IxM-n 8Pl M,in e (Murk of »J 91 tiie park commissioners of PtiMsueipc Senator Wolcolt of Colorado Sont:»tive Mis...mi are niKi kidney, each haiuji luid out* oi uwset removed. Bishop RnlHvun of Alijoma county, «dn lias resigned hts nee on account« health. WORLD'S-FAIR SIIIGIIKST AWAKl A "SUPERIOR NUTRITION-THE LIFE" A\BDIOlN- Has justly acquired INVALID ^The-Aged. At) INCOMPARABLE ALIMENT for GROWTH A eeoat! the reputation of The Salvator for and PROTECTION of INFANTS CHILDBfr A superior nutritive in continu'sd And a reliable remedial In all gastric and enteric d|s often in patients whose digestive organs duced to such a low and sensitive that the IMPERIAL the only nourishment the si would tolerate when LIFc depending on its retention And as a FOOD conceive of anything more f11 Sold by DRUGGISTS. Shipping JOHN CARLE & DOUBLE QUANTI lains 1 fchtt leg the res p? o CI instances of consti'^1HO PPPOB S Oi roc Pettei it would be air tO 81] (kind, I baa, |wrot torm berla proa* lusiu* AT OLD PRICE- 5S5K PAIN-KW6 CURES INTERNAL AND EXTERN*'