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WM. W. DOWX1E, Pabllahe*.
8. DAK.
A woman likes to be told she looks
fresh, but a man doesn't.
The way of the wise man. Is to let a
•woman have her own way.
One is apt to strike a happy vela In
the vicinity of the funny bone.
Luck is blamed with a lot of mis-'
fortunes of which it Is ignorant.
It is probably the excessive liabili
ties that make marriage a failure.
If you don't care for the things you
can't obtain you will be fairly happy.
Pluck usually wins. A man's success
often depends upon his ability to pluck
Politicians are sometime* called
dark horse# because of their shady
Lobsters may not have spirits, but
many a man has felt their presence
after death.
Poverty would soon be an unknown
quantity if men could dispose of their
experience at cost.
What a glorious world this would be
If the iceman would only deliver op
portunities at our doors.
It Is possible that John Bull may
conclude in time that all is not gold
that glitters in South Africa.
There is one peculiar thing about
the man who borrows trouble he is
always willing to share it with others.
A philosopher says: "Wise men
jhesitate only fools are certain."
the philosopher is certain of this he
must be a fool according to his own
Sixty-two automobiles paraded in
New York city the other afternoon
Victorias, phaetons, buggies and car
riages, with liveried coachmen and
grooms, demonstrated the fact that the
horseless age has arrived, and all the
spavined and wind-galled hacks in the
freat city neighed a sigh of relief.
Mrs. Belmont is one of those who be
lieve that patriotism, like charity
should begin at home. In refusing to
subscribe to a hospital ship to be sent
to the Transvaal Mrs. Belmont does
not love England less but our soldiers
In the Philippines more. After the lat
ter have had all their wants supplied
it will be ample time for American
women by their contributions to equip
a hospital ship for the soldiers of the
Tidiest nation in the world.
Tb those familiar with the enormous
salaries paid to the judges of the
higher English courts it may come as
something of a surprise to learn that
the president in chief of the French
Cour de Cassation gets only about
$6,000 a year. In no country save the
United States do judicial salaries reach
in amount to even a third of those
paid in Great Britain. The heavy rise
in judicial salaries in England began
about the middle of the last century
based on the assumption that the pay
ment should be in ratio with the earn
ings of barristers from whom judges
were selected.
According to the annual crop report
of the Omaha Bee, compiled from re
ports of special correspondents in every
county in the state of Nebraska, "the
corn crop of 1899 exceeds the record of
the best previous year by 14,217,240
bushels. Previous to 1899 the greatest
corn crop was two years ago. The
figures show that the crop of 1899
reaches the enormous figure of 244,
125,093 bushels. The average yield per
acre is 34.5 bushels, and the quality of
the crop is excellent except in very Urn
lted portions of the state, where hot
feather in August damaged it some
what. The crop is not only the largest,
but taken as a whole is of as good
quality as any ever raised In the state.
Don't let us be too much alarmed
by the statistics of the organization
of corporations and "trusts" under the
laws of Maine, New Jersey, Delaware
and other states which are competing
with each other for the fees that pay
the expenses of state governments. In
many cases—in four out of five cases
at least—the record might read some
thing like this: "The Air Monopoly
company capital one hundred million
dollars nothing paid in never heard
of again after the organization papers
were filed." But all the same that
rhundred millions would swell the stat
istics of trusts, and many people would
become really alarmed lest the atmos
phere should be made the subject of a
The most memorable hour in the
first days on shore of Admiral Dewey,
when man's highest relations are
taken into account, was not that in
which the right hand of welcome was
given him by the president in behalf
of the American people. It was a
quiet hour in a Washington church,
when, at the admiral's request, the
minister thanked Almighty God for the
commander's safe return from sea. The
recognition of divine guidance and pro
tection was an example of loyalty to the
Ruler whose service is perfect freedom
and whose rewards are imperishable.
mm of the UortMjmt
Baying I'p Sheep and Sheep Ranch**
in Montana.
Billings, Mont., Nov. 2S.—Represent
atives of the American-English syndi
cate have been in this state all sum
mer and full traveling all over the
large sheep raising sections, securing
options on the best sheep ranches and
best watered land for the purpose of
consolidating them into one large com
pany. Already options on nearly oOO,
000 head of sheep and 500.000 acres of
finest and most fertile sheep raising
land in the state have been obtained.
Keprc-stntativcs of the syndicate in
Montana are Col. E. C. Waters and
Edward ,1. Morrison of Billings, both
old experienced and successful Mon
tana sheep men. Bost Reiss of New
York is counsel and organizer of the
company which will be known as the
Consolidated Montana Sheep and
Lamb company, with a capital of $10,
cut Away Too Soon.
SIOUT I alls, S. D., Nov. 28.-—August
Tabbert, charted with embezzlement
from Sherman Bros. & Bratager of this
city while in their employ, has been
arraigned in the circuit court lure. He
pleaded guilty and will receive sen
tence at once. On Aug. 10, when ac
cused of the crime, he confessed. He
was told that if he would, make a full
statement no actiou would be com
menced against him. He agreed, but
before the time for the conference left
the city. A warrant was then sworn
out l'or his arrest. He was apprehend
ed at Newton, 111., and brought back to
Sioux Falls.
Town May Have t» Move.
SUuix Falls, S. I)., Nov. 28.—It was
expected that the town of Tabor would
be the chief beiieticiary of the Mil
waukee railroad extension into Charles
Mix county, but it is now stated that
the railroad company will locate its
depot one mile west of that place. If
this proves true it will'work consider
able inconvenience to the residents, as
it would virtually compel them to
move their buildings and other prop
erty to the railroad, otherwise a new
town would naturally spring up
around the railroad depot and utterly
ruin the present town of Tabor.
Resurrected the Treaty.
Tab Icq nab. Ind. T„ Nov. 28.—After
killing the late Cherokee treaty on
Friday the Cherokee council took it up
again on Saturday and passed the bill
extending the time for ratification by
congress and asking that body to make
certain changes in the document. It
will now go to the senate, where it
failed. It is stated on apparently good
authority that Chief Buflington will
veto any action of the council that will
change any part of the treat v.
Bank Robber* tie Dynamite.
Bluff City, Kan.. Nov. 28.- Robber#
touched off a quantity of dynamite
that wrecked the safe and the front
end of the State bank here, escaping
with $1,000 in gold besides some
silver and bills. This is the eighth
Kat.sas bank to be robbed by safe
crackers within three weeks. The safe
of the State bank at Clearwater was
blown open Friday night and $200 in
cash and a number of notes taken.
Action Against Cattle Men.
South McAlester, Ind. T., Nov. 28.—
Prosecuting Attorney Soper has re
ceived peremptory instruction from
Washington to begin at the earliest
possible date action against cattlemen
for bringing herds into the Creek
country. These cases have been hang
ing tire for some time. The legal con
test will be one of the most interesting
in the annals of the Indian Territory.
Buffalo Steak for ChicagoaiiH*
Pierre, S. D., Nov. 28.—1). F. Cariin,
administrator of the Dupree estate, is
figuring on supplying the Chicago mar
ket with buffalo steak for a treat, the
shipment to be made about the holiday
time. He will kiil several of the herd
which is held on the Cheyenne river
and ship the carcasses whole, with the
hide on as a guarantee that the meat
is genuine buffalo.
Electric Plant for Dickinson.
Dickinson, N. D., Nov. 27.—The Dick
inson Electric Light and Power com
pany is being incorporated by residents
of this place. The company is capital
ized at $10,000 and will commence
work on an electric plant at once.
An Alleged Firebug.
Belle Plaine, Minn., Nov. 28.—Patrick
Sherlock's barn, twenty-one head of
cattle, three head of horses and all his
grain, vehicles, harness and hay were
burned. Tom Hoy was arrested, and
is charged with setting the fire.
Vltl Surrenders.
Kenoeha, Wis., Nov. 28. Charles
VitI, the Italian who was suspected of
killing Antonio Bruno and eluded the
police, has surrendered. He admits
that he shot Bruno but claims that the
deed was done In self-defense.
Will Go to the Penitentiary.
Mandan, N. D., Nov. 28.—In the dis
trict court Benjamin Freeman was
yesterday found guilty of burglary and
sentenced to the penitentiary for four
years and four months. He burglar
ized stores here last August.
Sentenced for Assaalt,
Fergus Falls, Minn., Nov. 28.—Will
iam Colvert, Jr., was convicted of
criminal assault. The jury was out
only a few minutes. Judge Baxter
sentenced him to the reformatory for
an indefinite period.
Depot Burns Down.
Baraboo, Wis.. Nov. 28.—'The depot
of the Chicago & Northwestern road
at Lcdi burned Friday night. Every,
thing was consumed except the rec
Stoned Street Car.
Springfield, 111., Nov. 28.—A second
act of violence us the result of the
local street car strike occurred when
an unknown person threw a stone
through a street car window, striking
passecger, wounding him badly
Chatfleld'n Shooter Acquitted at
I*r«'Kton of A*i*anlt.
Preston, Minn., Nov. 2i. The case of
Thomas Canlner of Chatlield. charged
with assault in the first -degree for
shooting Neil Clawsbu. was tried here
this week and the trial resulted in an
acquittal. Gardner. it seems was very
much interested in a young lady at
Chattield, to whom he had been paying
his addresses. Meeting Claws.ui and
the young lady one evening as they
were returning to the hitter's home.
Gardrer pulled a revolver and shot
Clawson in the neck. The latter's con
dition was alarming for a ime. but.
he rapidly improved and is row n-nr
the worse for his experience.
He li Taken to (lie Chicago Itouac
of Correction.
Chicago, Nov. 20.Ahmzo .T. White
man, former state senator in the Min
nesota legislature and prominent in
politics in that state, who disappeared
after being convicted of forgery in this
city and who was recently rearrested
in New York, was taken to the house
of correction to serve a sentence of
two years. Whiteman said lie would
at once appeal the case to the supreme
Frightful Accident at WUIiMou. V
D., Canned by Carete»»ne»t».
Williston. N. D.. Nov. 20.—While
gine No. 107 was backing up iu 'I.
yards three men stepped on the ti
and walked from the engine. The fire
man rang the bell but they did i. st
heed him. and Hud Davis was killed
outright. His body was badly mangicd.
l'at Cushman had his left foot cut off
at the ankle. The third man was
knocked off the track and n.'i injured.
'Wlnnebaffo Cliicftniiic.v .Settled.
Black Kiver Falls, Wis., Nov. 20.—It
is currently reported that White Bcf
falo (T. K. ltoddy). who has just re
turned to Chicago from here, has ad
justed the matter of the chieftainship
with Green Cloud, and that the latter
has withdrawn all claims to the place
and delivered the chiefs wampum belt
to White Buffalo, thus giving him a
clear title to the leadership.
Shall Company Be Retained?
Winuiia. Miuu.. Nov. 20.—Adjt. Gen.
Lambert is iu the city again with refer
ence to retaining Company here. He
called on a number of business men
and met with much encouragement.
He also appeared before the city coun
cil and asked that the rental of ac
armcry be paid by the city.
OotlnK for Passenger A|WMb
Deadwiiod. S. I)., Nov. 29.—A special
train arrived over the Burlington route
witii about thirty of the passenger
agents of the company in the far ast.
who were being given an outing under
the management of I'. S. Eustis, the
company's general passenger agent of
Change In Representation.
Milwaukee, Nov. 20. II. C. Payne,
the Wisconsin member, will present at
the meeting of the national Republic
an committee in Washington, Dec. 12.
a resolution recommending a change
in the basis of representation in fu
ture Republican national conventions.
Sire of Judge McGee Hurt.
Rapid City. S. D.. Nov. 29.—William
McGee. father of Judge Levi McGee,
of the Seventh judicial circuit, was
thrown from his wagon while coming
down a hill near this city, and sus
tained a broken collar bone and a dis
located shoulder.
An Old Man's Crime.
Fond du Lac. Wis., Nov. 29.—George
Wightman. sixty-seven years old, wars
found guilty of murder in the first de
gree. He was charged with the mur
der of Clarence Fpdyke because he be
lieved Fpdyke was alienating his
"Wife's affections.
Incendiarism Failed.
Galesville. Wis., Nov. 29. An at
tempt was made to burn the roof of
the reservoir of the new city water
system. The roof had been saturated
with kerosene. The damage to the
reservoir was only about
Accidentally Shot.
Wabasha, Minn.. Nov. 20. John
Hammond, Jr.. a young man of this
city, accidentally shot himself through
the body and died in a tew moments.
He was drawing a gun out af a boat]
muzzle toward him.
Killed In a Runaway.
Bed Wing. Minn.. Nov. 20 -John W.
Anderson, fifty-two years old. while on
the way from Red Wing to his home,
was killed near Bay City, Wis., by a
runaway team. He leaves a wife and
six children.
G. A. II. Camp Fire.
Spring Valley. Minn.. Nov. 29.—The
G. A. R. held its inspection and camp
tire here. Capt. Van Sant and Assis
tant Adjt. Gen. Hicks, of the depart
ment of Minnesota, delivered ad
Burned His Hay.
Pierre. S. I.. Nov. 20.-Boys burning
thistles burned 200 tons of hay for
William Schonier on his ranch six
miles east of here. It is a heavy loss
and hard to replace thus late in the
Crushed to Death.
Charles City. Iowa. Nov. 29. J0o
Sevino of Des Moines was killed while
laying sewer here. The timbers gave
way and crushed Savino. Albert
Trump of Iowa City was severely in
Took Rat Poison.
La Crosse, Wis.. Nov. 29,-Miss LilUe
Drink wine committed suicide ,t
home five miles out of Sparta, Wis bv
taking rat poison. The reason is said
to be disappointment in a love affair.
ftttRK'alnrcii Occupied by American
Trooi»» and the Filipino* Flee la
tVild Disorder to the Mountain*—
Col. Hell 1* on Their Trail—Gen.
lounK Still In I'urnnit of A«nl
maldo—Siianlnh Prisoner* Arrive
In Manila- Daisupan Comes In—
Rebellion Rapidly li»lote*rat.
Manila. Nov. 20. -The insurgents
have evacuated Mangalaren, province
of l'angnsinan, leaving seven Amei
can and ninety-four Spanish prisoners
who escaped in the contusion of tin
The report says that
Filipino retreat.
who weri unable to
two Americans
escape, are with the insurgents.
Col Bell, of the Thirty-fourth voiuti
leers, arrived at Mangalaren last even
ing after a hard march and alter ford
in- the Agno. He found that F'^^
company, of the Thirty-third, had oc
cupied ti e town for two days. 1 be in
sur^vnts, connnmui
'iig." retreated to the mountains be
lind the town, short of food and Am
munition. Besides tliH his men weie
lesei'ting and six cannon which the in
surgents were dragging, impeded theit
march. Col. Bell proposed to follow
the Filipinos until he can bring about
a d.-eisive light or they are scattered.
Mangalaren was strongly foi titled
with ritie pits commanding the roads,
but the insurgents abandoned the
place without tiring a shot.
Three hundred Spanish prisoners
who escaped from the captors before
he American advance, including civil
.itficers of rank, who had been in the
hands of the Filipinos for more than a
year, and many officers, have arrived
at Manila during the past week. Fran
cisco Reyes brought 100 of them from
(Jen. Wheaton. They were a motley
uprareled and bearded company. Some
were ill and had to be carried from
Tayuir to San Fabian in army wagons.
A delegation of these former prisoners
have visittd Gen. Otis in order to
thank him for his hospitality, which
inclrded the furnishing of food and
clothes. Senor Jamarillo, the Spanish
.'•omirissioner, is making arrangements
to send them to Spain on board of
Spanish transports.
Aguinaldo has collected more than
I.O(H) of his troops at the north. Prob
ably they will mostly desert him. A
number of small detachments of in
surg lit troops throughout the country
north of Manila have been captured
and the inhabitants manifest gratitude
for deliverance. Indications are that
the insurgent force south of Manila is
disintgrating and that the troops are
going to their homes. Reports from
the Southern islands are favorable.
Headead for Bangued.
Wn. hington, Nov. 29.—(Jen. Otis re
ports the situation In the Philippines
in the following dispatch to the war
"Steamer from San Fabian yesterday
brought 11 Spanish prisoners, $75.000
insurgent government money and oth
er property captured by Lawton's
troops near Tayug on the 2."th. Wliea
ton's troops, Fowler's company. Thir
ty-third, drove enemy westward from
Mangalaren. a few miles southwest of
Dagupan. Bell, with Thirty-sixth in
fantry in pursuit, and will march down
Western Luzon coast. Indications are
two or three bodies of insurgent troops,
numbering probably 5(H) or more men
each, in mountains west of railroad,
can be readily handled by MrcArthur
they have the bulk of the insurgent ar
tillery. all of which will be captured
unless buried. Young still in pursuit
of Aguinaldo. who is heading for Ban
gued, few miles east of Vigan. Young's
reception by inhabitants enthusiastic
they give all aid possible.
Dagnpan Comes In.
Manila. Nov. 29.—The business men
of Dagupan and many foreigners have
sent word to Gem Wheaton that the
insurgents had evacuated and request
ed that he garrison the place. Capt.
Ilowland took a battalion of the Thir
teenth regiment and proceeded to Dag
upan. lie found 2,."oO people in a town
whose nominal population is 50,000,
the remainder having fled to the
swamps. Capt. Ilowland reinstalled
in office the local authorities of Aguin
aldo's government, all of whom took
the oath of allegians. The Third cav
alry had one man killed and three
wounded iu he tight at Santo Tomas.
Regarding a Naval Station Near
Washington, Nov. 29.—Admiral Dew
ey called at the navy department yes
terday in response to a request from
Secretary Ijong to discrss the question
of establishing a naval station at Cav
ite or other point near Manila. Such
a station is now in operation at Cav
ite. but it is foreseen that the require
ments of the navy may be greater than
those which are temporarily attended
to at Cavite. The admiral brought
with him portions of his report 1o be
incorporated in the full report of the
Philippine commission. This discusses
the establishment of a permanent na
val station for the Philippines, and
recommends Stibig bay. about sixty
miles from Manila, as preferable to
Cavite, as there is a fine harbor of
callable depth of water ami manv mit
ural advantages for making this a
strong naval establishment. While
\dmiral Dewey's view will doubtless
prevail when a permanent statiou is
established, this will be for con-'ress
to deal with, and the present purpose
is to utilize the Cavite station for the
current work on the warships.
Baeked by Carnegie.
Pittsburg. Pa.. Nov. 29. An Im
mense plant to cost eventually over a
million dollars, backed by Andrew
Carmgie, J. Pierpont .Morgan and
other capitalists, will shortly be erect
ed on the Monongahela river, sixteen
miles above Melveesport at a point
near Monseu. The company will manu
facture on a huge scale grate b*irs
furnace doors, furnace boxes and other
attachments connected with the pro
duction of steam in big mills and on
President May Declare Martial I.nrr
In Kentucky.
Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 29. Senator
Deboe left for Washington at S o'clock
vesferdav. and after his departure a
storv emanating from Republican cir
j.jes was put abroad that in the event
Goebel is given a certificate of election
next Saturday by throwing out Jef
ferson Knox and Johnson counties,
Seu.tor Deboe, Senator Lindsay. Gov.
Bradley, Gen. Taylor and other Repub
lican leaders will unite in an appeal
to I'resident McKinley to declare mar
tial law in Kentucky, recognising Tay
lor as governor and supporting his ad
ministralion. Senator Deboe stated to
the Associated Press that he felt con
fident no emergency would arise ro
quiring the assistance of the federal
authorities, but intimated lie had as
surances that federal aid could be had
if it became necessary. There was no
change in the situation here yesterday
on either side.* The expected move of
Goebel leaders to take the guberna
torial controversy into the courts prior
to its handling by the state election
board has rot materialized so far. and
many believe it has been abandoned.
The story from Louisville that Jeffer
son ami' Elliott county returns had
been mysteriously lost or tampered
with is not credited here, as should
this occur, duplicate certificates could
be easily obtained and the theft of
them would not effect the result.
The hotels of the city are slowly till
ing up with visiting Republicans and
Democrats from many parts of the
State. The report that Warden Mill
ard. under direction of Goebel leaders,
is arming convicts and preparing to
take the Goebel side in the event
Bradley calls out troops Saturday is
absolutelv unfounded. It is probable
the sitting of the state election board
will extend over several days, and it
is stated that the Democratic com
missioners will refuse to begin can
vassing the returns iu the event Brad
ley places a military guard over -them.
Coram 11 niontioiin Willi South Africa
London, Nov. 21).—A fresh interrup
tion iu the East African cable service
at this interesting moment has caused
a sessation of war news. As yet tht,
war office has not received Lord Me
thuen's detailed list of casualties, nor
is anv Information at hand regarding
tlie whereabouts of the Ninth Lancers,
who were sent in pursuit of the Boers
from Gras Pan.
The Daily Mail says that a private
telegram announces the Lancers are
still scouting ahead of Methuon's ad
vancing column, but as he announced
yesterday that he was giving his men
a day's rest, this is hardly possivlc.
Indeed the greatest anxiety is felt and
more especially in view of the fact
that a Berlin journal, the Deutsche
warte, whi'-h regularly prints Boer
communications, announced yesterday
before it could have been ascertained
from British sources, that the naval
brigade lost WOmen at Gras Pan. and
that the Ninth Lancers were eapiured.
It is undtrstood the government yes
terday decided to proceed immediately
with the mobilization and embarkation
of a Sixth division of KM**) men. un
der a well-known lieutenant general.
Fstcourt, Nov. 29. The railroad
bridge at Frere, spanning a wide
stream, has been destroyed by the
Boers, who are reported to be retiring
rapidly. A general advance upon Col
enso has been ordered, and a flying
column left here to intercept the Boer
raiding parties. A reliable messenger
from Ladysmlth says lie got word
from the Boers that they had proposed
a combined attack all over the country
for to-day. Gen. Joubert is expected
to stoutly dispute the passage of the
Tugela river.
Cape Town, Nov. 29.—It is reported
that Gen. Methuen has captured Hon
ey Nest Gloof, ten miles north og Gras
Pan, and 2.000.000 rounds of ammuni
Durban, Nov. 20.—The latest reports
of Gen. Hillyard's losses at the Bea
con Ilill engagement show that fifteen
men were killed and seventy-two
wounded. The West Yorkshire regi
ment suffered heavily. Maj. Ilobbs
was captured and several men are
Exhibition of MeiUmii Products.
Chicago. Nov. 20. J. Yorha. an ex
pert 011 Mexican lands and products,
and E. Torres Tortja. an attorney and
professor of constitutional law in the
national school of commerce in Mexico,
came to Chicago yesterday for the
purpose of sounding Chicago business
men on the feasibility of bidding an
exhibition of Mexican products in this
city. The purpose is to stimulate the
trade relations between the United
States and Mexico.
Donated by Lipton.
London. Nov. 20—Sir Thomas Lipton.
in view of the fact that his steam
yacht Krin cannot be utilized by the
government as a hospital ship, has sent
£10.000 to the princess of Wales to be
used at her discretion for the benelit
of sailors and soldiers. The executive
committee of the American ladies' hos
pital fund lias received an anonymous
gift of £5,000 from the United States,
with a promise of as nibch more if it
should be needed.
Chieaico Want* tlie Convention.
Chicago, Nov. 2!) —President George
Miller, of the Hamilton club, yesterday
appointed a committee of twonly-tive
lieptiblicans to travel to Washington
under the leadership of Sam pel B.
Raymond Dec. i and lay persistent
siege to the national committee until
it consents to nominate the Kepubllcau
party ticket in Chicago.
Soldier* Aeqnltted.
Omaha, Neb., Nov. 20.—Corporal J.
S. Fair at.d Private Henry Joekens
were yesterday acquitted by court
martial of manslaughter, the specific
charge being the shooting and killing
of a fleeing deserter.
Mile* Return* to Wa*hlngt«*.
Washington. Nov. 20. Maj. 0,-»n.
Miles, commanding the army, has re
turned to Washington after'a tour of
Inspection which ncluded the fortifi
cations on the Pacific coast and the
Gulf of Mexico.
Latest tynotatioinTpl
Hve Stock c*
St. Paul, Nov. 29 -J
Northern. (5T» l-2Yoiii
04c. Com'
r.01-2^i31e No.
No. 3 w hite, 2 I
22 Mf„2.. Barlev
barley. 1 nialti
•'•»c No. 2 rye. 47 i
rye. 40ffi4U l-2e.
Duluth. Nov. 29—win.,
arrive 1'
Northern. 04 7-*
December, U4 !-Sc \t.
^Northern, (i2.'!-Sc v
.•S7-.Sc oats, 22 1-• v(/
ley, :.Yfi:tNe. FIju Tin's?
ceinbcr. Mav. #13-
Minneapolis, Nov. 29. 1
(•ember opened at tilTi-j.
?Ii,v "I'ened at (flu"
v i
No 1 Northern, We K„'
i»l .1 4c.
Chicago, Nov, 29
1-2Mt.Sc No. "V
hard winter. a",l-2c: Xo
'v .J Iiorn spring.
N. Northern spring, i ^,s
!I-'Mc: No. {.
-No. 2. 2.'!c No. 22
Milwaukee, Wis., Nov
steady. Wheat steadv: N
No. 2 NoVtin
Lye lower No. 1. .",4 1
lower No. 2, -Me samp!,
Oats lower at 2:{ 3-4ft/2S: -4
hicago, Nov. 29-Catn,.
VKff, ,-ows and heifers
ers ami (Voders. $:•/,/J TV
r'p: Westerns. *4r„.v
M'N'd and butchers
"Ml J, •*•'-0^/.
lambs. *-K,
City. i„wa. \(lV
Wfrir, cows and
1 HI
is and feeders.
*»vn* ami motors s:i
yeaWinjIs. R-»*(4.7-r
*•».!• •*».!.. bulk. S:no
South St. Pinil Nov. a,
/4. heiteis. a.s
S %BIO A 11H1
IS'ew I'ropoMition
hy 1
ed Stiil«-H to German) auil ilrltai
Washington, Nov. 21). Tln lini
States has declined to accept the ag,
incut, as to the disposition ut the
moan islands reached by Great
ilill and Gennaay. The reasonswir
have influenced the state tlepartiu
here in rejecting the British-Geta
arrangement related entirely to nr.
matters and touched rather
form than th»* substance of the
rangement. Having rejected tint
tative treaty submitted \y thewii
two powers our government has.
turn, and at the instance of theerb
parties, prepared and submitt«
draft of a treaty which it is hopedr
be acceptable to all three power?
Winter Cruise for Farqilit
Washington, Nov. 28.—Rear Adn,i
Fartuhar, commandant of tlie .\"r
Atlantic squadron, had a talk wii
Secretary Long yesterday concernia^
winter's cruise of the squadron
West Indian waters. The adu ira
favored such a cruise, pointing mi
that tlie plan had been inangunit"
two years ago with good results. Mr
Long approved the plan fltid
ments were made for the issuam-f
formal orders later. Xo time has lee
lixed for the start to the Wast hi ii*
but it probably will be made earn i
the new year.
Banker U Convicted.
Montreal. Que.. Nov. 29.- W
Weir, president of the defuin't iiaiiK
Ville Marc, was found guilty
day of sending a false and dwptir
statement to the governor of tii)8i" w
affairs at the bank. The trial
eight days. The jury required only ft
teen minutes to find a verdict. Hi
penalty iM five years' imprisocinfii
Counsel for the defense i 111 niedu\te\
asked for a review of the case, nrg
ments for which will be heard to- lay
Ravage* of the He**ian 1I.
Crawfordsville, Ind., Nov. 2'.).
Hessian tlv has made its appenriin
in the wheat of Indiana and 11 taihi
even more pronounced than that
this season seems imminent fet nei
year. The wheat made a tine stan
at the sowing and. although tl"'
tumil has been wet the fly is at
and ruining scores of fields. UHTM
scarcely a field that does not slswtl)
ravages of the pest.
Horrible Suleide.
New York. Nov. 29.—Ilattie .Mil^
handsome woman thirtj jears it
forn.erlv the wife of a man imr
Lonier of Galveston. Tex but
left him and came to New
K. A. Miller, a race track ni:m
formerlv a sprinter,
committed SHIM
in a horrible manner. She wit unit
her clothing with kerosene, set tire
them and was burned alive.
CoallnK Ship* at Sea.
New York, Nov. 20.—As a r'^li
three days' trial of "coaling *111,
while towing at sea, just coinpMi 'i
the United States battleship M:"*
chusetts and the collier Mnn*
may soon be possible for any
to receive coal by the overhead \vi
system at the average rate of iwen
tons an hour.
Bible May Be Read la Sclotol.
Lincoln. Neb., Nov. 20.—Stat. Su
intendent Jackson yesterday .led
that the Bible may be read in !uo
schools. The matter was laid brf
him in a case from Gage count v vb
one family In a district wan ed
teacher enjoined from using ti In
although all others favored it.
Qaarantle Rained.
Tampa, Fhi.. Nov. 20. -Dr. Weld
president of the board of health
Port Tampa City, has wired tl
health officer here that the yell'iw
ver quarantine was 110 longer ne
sary. The quarantine will be rais"
Embenler Sentenced
Lockport, N. Y.. Nov. 20. -l lin
Lammerts, ex-county treasui. r. w
was convicted of misappropriati
$2,r49 of public money, was scntein
to seven years at hard labor in -Mi'"1

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