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All Go to tho Show.
A Mex'can circus showing In Ari
zona takes produce or almost any
thing of value for admission. A man
who brought a fat hen got a ticket
and a chicken as change.
''Hantor.'! Magic Corn Salve.
Warranted to cure or mony refunded. Ask your
ftrujifistrorlt. Price 15 cent.
Feed and Fed. Teacher: What tense is
leed? Boy: Present tense. Teacher: What
tense is fed? Boy: Past tense: Teacher:
Correct. Give an example. Boy: After
the man feed tho waiter he got fed. Street
& Smith's Good News.
Seashore Excursion Over Vandalia
and Pennsylvania Short Lines.
Low rate round trip tickets to Asbury Park
will be sold via Vandalia and Pennsylvania
Short Lines, July 7th, 8th and 9th, account
National Educational Association meeting.
Asbury Park adjoins Ocean Gi-ove, Long
Branch, Cape May, Atlantic City, Elberon,
Sea Isle Park, Barnegat, and other delight
ful watering places on the New Jersey Coast,
to all of which tho Vandalia and Pennsyl
vania Lines lead direct from St. Louis. Sol
id vestibule trains daily from St. Louis to
Philadelphia, where connection is made with
frequent trains for tho seashore. Tickets
may be obtained at principal ticket offices
of leading railways in the Weat and South
west. Return limit on excursion tickets will
. be ample for side trips. For any desired in
formation, address J. M. Chesbrough, As
sistant General Passenger Agent, St. Louis
Patient: Oh, I feei certain that my mala
dy is incurable. Doctor: But I hope you
will allow me to prove that it is not. Pa
tient: No; I am opposed to autopsies.
Mountain and Ocean Resorts of the
are readily reached via St. Louis and the
Vandalia and Pennsylvania fehort Lines.
Tho only route to Cresson and other cool re
treats in rho Allechenies. Solid vestibule
trains leave St. Louis daily over these lines
for Cresson and Altoona, running through
to New York, where connection is made
for the White Mountains, the Adriondacks,
Mt. Desert Island, and places of summer so
journ in tho mountains of Eastern New
York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
At New York connection is also made for
Fall Biver, Newport. Narragansett Pier,
Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and famous
watering places along the Atlantic, to which
Passengers via Vandalia and Pennsylvania
Lines have choice of all rail route or pala
tial steamers of the Fall River Line from
New York. Atlantic City, Cape May, Long
Branch, Ocean Grove, Asbury Park and
summer havens along tho New Jersey Coast,
are on divisions of the Pennsylvania Sys
tem. Any desired information will be cheer
fully furnished by J. M. Chesbrough, A. G.
P. Agent, St. Louis, Mo.
Familial with Banquets. Caterer: Have
you finished that bill of fare for the Million
aire's Club banquet? Assistant: Nearly.
What shall I end with? Caterer (wearily):
Cigars and Chestnuts.
When Visiting Kansas City StoD at
the Blossom House opposite Union Depot
First class in every respect,. Rates, $2.50 day.
Cable cars to all parts of tho city pass the
"Don't yoa think baby is like mamma,
George?" asked Mrs. Honeyton. "Very. He
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Junior Partner: (when the expert had fin
ished his examination of Mr. Lejjer'a
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pert: No, sir; its his cash which is short.
'"How did you como out of that game of
poker?" asked one rapid youth of another.
"I don't know yet. When I started I had
$7.50. When I quit I had $28 in due bills and
no cash, and I'm wait.ng for developments."
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REPUBLICAN STATE PLATFORM.
The state republican convention at To
peka adopted this platform:
Reaffirming tho republican national platform
Resolved, First: The constant patriotism of
our party is in itself a guarantee to the nation
that the interests of its defenders, their widows
and orphans, will bo liberallv cared for, and wo
denounce tlioir cruel and deliberate betrajal by
the present democratic administration.
Second: We adheroto tho republican doctrine
of protection, and believe that tariff laws should
protect tho products of tho farm as well as the
Third: Tho American people favor bimetal
ism and the republican party demands the use
of both gold and silver as standard money with
such restrictions and under such provisions, to
be determined by legislation, as will secure tho
maintenanco of the parity of values of the two
metals, and that the purchasing and debt pay
ing power of tho dollar, whether of gold, silver
or paper, shall be at all times equal. . The in
terests of the producers of tho country, its farm
ers and its w orking men, demand that tho mints
bo opened to the coinage of silver of the mines
of tho United States and that congress should
enact a law levjinga tan on importations of
foreign silver sufficient to fulh protect the pro
ducts of our own mines.
Fourth : We favor national and state legisla
tion for the encouragement of irrigation.
Fifth: We denounco the present state admin
istration for its violation of the laws and con
tempt of the courts, the corruption and incom
petency of its officials, its grqss mismanagement
of the state institutions, and for tl e discredit it
has brought upon the good name of tho state.
And we pledge the republican party and the
nominees of this convention to the faithful and
economical dischargo of all official duties, to a
strict observance and an honest enforcement of
law, and to obedience to tho mandates of tho
Sixth: To tho maintenanco of these princi
ples wo invite tho support of all patriotic citi
zens. The Intemperate Remarks of
Susan B. Anthony Not
Almost without exception the To
peka women interested in tho equal suf
frage amendment condemn Susan B.
Anthony's indiscreet remarks legard
ing the omission of a suffrage plank
from tho rejiublican platform. One of
the leading north side suffragists said
to a Mail reporter. "Miss Anthony
speaks for herself only when she talks
so bitterly of the recent republican
convention. While we wanted to see a
suffrage plank in the jlatform, we feel
that the men nominated stand for a
great deal more than any plank that
might be put in the platform. Miss
Anthonj-'s intimation that the women
of Kansas will go to the populist party
is all foolishness. Miss Anthony or any
one else cannot deliver tho women of
this state to any party. We expect to
get tho bulk of our votes for the suf
frage amendment from the republican
party and Tve will give something in re
turn. We will organize republican
league clubs and assist in other ways
in the election of tho entire republican
An Old Letter, Still of Interest.
A letter written by Mrs. Lease to Ed
itor Geo. W. Hammond, of tho Weir
City Citizen last winter, and published
for tho first time in the Fort Scott Mon
itor, reads as follows:
Wichita. IL-n, Jan 20, 1894
Editor Weir City Citizen.
Dear Sir and Bkother: You and
tho miners of Cherokee county know
how faithfully and earnestly I have
worked for the success of reform princi
ples. I have bravely and conscientious
ly opposed fusion, or deal or compro
mise with either of the old parties. In
doing this I incurred the hate and op
position of men who had no higher con
ception of reform than getting and hold
ing office. I openly jirotested against
rewarding by paying office to such men
as Dick Chase and Todd, and others who
entered into a deal with the coal compa
nies while our mining brothers were
struggling for bread. I know that this
administration is dishonest and corrupt,
and that they received bribes 'from the
M., K. fc T., the Missouri Pacific and
Kock Island. They know that I know
it, hence, they removed me and seek to
kill me, politically, by blackening me
and saying that I am working for re
publican pay. There is not money
enough in the republican or democratic
parties to buy me, or one speech from
me, but the democratic fusion crowd at
tho state house want to hold on to the
offices and they can't if I go before the
people and tell what I know, hence, they
seek to destroy me, who has done as
much as any of them to build up this
party, which they are trying to destroy.
I am in this movement for the laborers
because I believe in it, and I feel that if
we nominate clean, honest men at our
next state convention, we will win.
Please publish article enclosed and
this fetter, too, if you wish.
Yours for the triumph of right,
Mary E. Lease.
They Can't Spare Him.
Kansas City, Mo., Journal K
There are some things besides a sugar
trust scandal that are calculated to cre
ate a feeling of nervousness on one side
of the senate just now. Senator Hoar
dropped upon one of these when he re
ferred to the contest for the seat of Sen
ator Martin, of Kansas, the other day.
A contested seat in the body famed for
its adherence to traditional courtesies is
held to be a Bubject of the highest priv
ilege. When the senator from Massa
chusetts gave notice that unleBS the
committee" having charge of the case
should get a move on itself and move
for the consideration of the Martin-Ady
contest he would take hold of the mat
ter himBelf, there was a sensation among
the tariff tinkers. They cannot afford to
lose Martin just now. They know
there is room for serious doubt as
to his right to tho seat, but it would not
do to exchange him for Ady at thiB par
ticular juncture. Still it would be ca
lamitous to their purposes should Mr.
Hoar calf up the contest and thus shut
off all proceedings on the tariff until the
question of high privilege should be fi
nally disposed of. The report from the
committee on privileges and elections
should have been submitted to the sen
ate long ago, and it would have been,
but for the uncertainty that exists as to
Martin's right to the seat he occupies.
Good Boys in Old Tioga.
Washington, D. 0., June 17. rep
resentative W. A. Stone, of Pennsyl
vania has a special interest in the Kan
sas republican ticket. This is what he
"I am gratified that the Kansas re
publicans have placed two Tioga county
boys (W. C. Edwards and Otis L. Ather
ton) upon their ticket. "We are all na
turally proud of the success they have
made. They were good boys in old
Tioga county and are good men in their
western home. Atherton and I were
in the same company in the war. He
was badly wounded, suffering the loss
of n eye. He was a brave plucky soldier
and new showed the white feather. Hib
old comrades will be rejoiced at hi
The Referendum Worked
The people of Switzerland recently
voted on a proposition that it is the du
ty of the government to provide work
for all able-bodied and willing njen who
are out of employment and tho pioposi
tion was defeated by a vote of 300,000
to 85,000. The Swiss are regarded as
the most socialistic people on the globe,
but they are not given over to paternal
ism yet by a large majority. The only
way the government is obligated to pro
vide citizens with work is to give them
wholesome legislation that will encour
age enterprise and industry.
Gives Honor Where Due.
The one predominating cause which ia
crushing the laboring class of the people
of America is the threat contained in the
Wilson tariff bill, and five congressmen
from Kansas voted for it; namely, Har
ris, Hudson, Baker, Davis and Simpson,
all populists and pretended friends of
the laboring man. These votes will not
be forgotten by the people of Kansas
next November. The only populistB who
have represented the true interests of
the people of this state in congress on
the tariff are John Otis and Senator
That is His Way.
St. John made a speech in Emporia
in which he advocated almost every
populist idea and finally said that tho
prohibition party was the only one
which furnished a resting place for a
conscience ballot. This is as much as
to assort that of the 68,000,000 of people
in the United Sates something over 67,
000,000 are hypocrites.
St. John Will Not Join.
When ex-Governor St. John was
shown a paper which stated that he
would join the populist party, he said :
"You may state for me that there is
not a word of truth in it. I would not
go with the populists under the leader
ship of Lowell ing if they would pile
prohibition planks ten feet high in their
Anything But What We've Got.
New York Recorder.
Great Britain repudiating the Monroe
doctrine! Oh, for an hour of James G.
Blaine or Willian H. Seward in the
state department, or a Lincoln or a
Grant in the White house.
Congralutions in Order.
Cleveland, O., Leader.
Kansas is on the eve of redemption
from crank rule, and we congratulate
her people in advance upon that fact.
No state can expect to prosper by de
crying its own assets. Geo. W. Martin.
Dick Chase, of the state penitentiary,
has a large assortment of relatives, but
it is now believed that he has succeeded
in corralling them all in office at the
expense of tho tax payers, and is enti
tled to the distinction of being the arch
nepotist of reform.
Ir there were no other reasons why
the populists in Kansas should be over
whelmingly defeated this year their
brazen indorsemet of tho outrages per
petrated at the organization of the last
legislature would be amply sufficient.
Kansas City Mo., Journal.
Senator Martin will probably be
ousted from the seat to which he was
never elected as soon as the senate com
mittee can "reach the case. There is
little prospect that his case can be
reached till after his vote has been used
to put the tariff bill through.
Now that the democratic party has
been caught red handed in a deal with
the sugar trust, democratic organs have
suddenly discovered that the sugar trust
"always gets what it wants from either
party." The last republican congress
put sugar on the free list. Is that what
the trust wanted?
The Indianapolis Journal gives a com
parison of the vote of seventeen Indiana
cities at the May election. In 1892 the
democratic majority in these towns was
4,206, at the May election the republican
majority was 6,327. The total vote of
these towns was 1,250 in excess of the
vote at the presidential election while
the falling off in the democratic vote
was nearly 10,000.
L? platforms mean anything the pop
ulists of North Dakota are a radically
different species from the populists of
Kansas. Their platform calls for "the
strict enforcement of all state laws with
out discrimination." Such a plank in
the' Kansas populist platform would be
contrary to the principles and senti
ments as well as the practices of the first
people's party government on earth.
Since Mibs Anthony, Bev. Shaw and
other suffrage leaders have declared
themselves populists and promised to
work for the populist ticket, a good
many republican voters who expected
to vote for the amendment are not so
sure about it The ineffible impudence
of these women in assuring to trade off
tho women of Kansas Urst to one politi
cal party and then to anotherwill prove
an obstacle in the way of t adoption
of the suffrage amendment.
The Abilene Beflector says: MGeo.
W. Martin came out for E. N. Morrill,
yesterday. No flies on Geo. Martin's
republicanism." What in thunder else
was there for a man to do? The nomina
tion did not rlong to us. We had no
claim to It ant more than 150,000 other
republicans. There was no reason why
we should obje;. to Maj. Morrill. Up
to a certain point we all had a right to
aspire, and localities and counties were
entitled to an opportunity to get favors
or honors, but after a roll call all merged
into their original state of republican
ism. We got all in that line we expect
ed, and about all we wanted this year.
It may be reasonable that we should as
pire bo high in view of the average of
the fellows who have been there, but
when we think of the exalted position
the governorship of Kansas ought to be,
our nerve occasionally weakens. Kan
sas City Gazette.
A Kentucky Miracle
JUDGE JOHX M. RICE TFLLS HOW BE
WAS CURED OF RHEUMATISM,
Crippled for Six Years with Sciatica
i:i Its "Worst Form. He Expected
to Die but was Saved in a
(From the Covington, Ky., Port.
TLo Hon. John M. Bice, of Louisa,
Lawrence County, Kentucky, has for
the past two years retired from active
life as Criminal and Circuit Judge of
the sixteenth Judicial District of Ken
tucky. He has for many years served his na
tive county and state in the legislature
at Erankfort and at "Washington, and.
until his retirement was a noted figure
in political and Judicial circles. The
Judge is well known throughout the
Btate and possesses the best qualities
which go to make a Kentucky gentle
man honored wheiever he is known.
About six years ago tho bodily
troubles which finally caused his retire
ment at a time when his mental faculties
were in the zenith of their strength, be
gan their encroachment upon his natur
ally strong constitution. A few days
ago a Kentucky Post reporter called up
on Judge Bice, who in the following
words related the history of the causes
that led to his retirement. "It is just
about Bix years since I had an attack of
rheumatism, slight at first, but soon de
veloping into Sciatic rheumatism, which
began at first with acute shooting pains
in the hips, gradually extending down
ward to my feet.
"My condition became so bad that I
eventually lost all power of my legs, and
then the liver, kidneys and bladder and
in fact, my whole system, became de
ranged. I tried the treatmont of many
physicians, but receiving no lasting ben
efit from them, I had recourse to patent
remedies, trying one kind after anoth
er until I believe the?o wore nouo I had
"In 1888, attended by my son John, I
went to Hot Sjjrings, Ark. I was not
much benefited by some months' stay
there when I returned home. My liver
was actually dead, and a dull persistent
pain in its recrion kept me on the rack
all the time. In 1890 I was reappointed
Circuit Judge, but it was impossible for
me to give attention to my duties. In
1891, I went to the Silurian Springs,
Wakesha, Wis. I stayed there some time,
but without improvement.
"Again I returned home, this time
feeling no hopes of recovery. The mus
cles of my limbs were now reduced by
atrophy to mere strings. Sciatic pains
tortured me terribly, but it was the dis
ordered condition of my liver that was
I felt gradually wearing my life away.
Doctors gave me up, all kinds of reme
dies had been tried without avail, and
there was nothing more for me to do
but resign myself to fate.
"I lingered on in this condition sus
tained almost entirely by stimulants
until April, 1893. One day John saw
an account of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
for Pale People in the Kentucky Post.
This was something new, and as one
more drug after so many others could
not do so much harm, John prevailed
upon me to try the Pink Pills. It was,
I think, in the first week in May, the
pills arrived. I remember I was not ex
pected to live for more than three or
four days at the time. The effect of the
Pills, however, was marvelous and I
could soon eat heartily, a thing I had
not done for years. Tho liver began al
most instantaneously to perform its
functions, and has done so ever since.
Without doubt the pills saved my life
and while I do not crave notoriety I
cannot refuse to testify to their worth.
The reporter called upon Mr. Hughes
the Louisa druggist, who informed him
that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have been
very popular, since Judge Bice used
them with such benefit. He mentioned
several who have found relief in their
An analysis of Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills for Pale People Bhows that they
contain, in a condensed form, all the
elements necessary to give new life and
richness to the blood and restore shat
tered nerves. They are an unfailing
specific for such diseases as locomotor
ataxia, partial paralysis, St. Vitus'
dance, sciatica, neuralgia, rheumatism,
nervous headache, the after effects of la
grippe, palpitation of the heart, pale
and sallow complexions, all forms of
weakness, either in male or female, and
all diseases resulting from vitiated hu
mors in the blood. Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills are sold by all dealers, or will be
sent postpaid on receipt of price, (50
cents a box, or 6 boxes for S2.50 they
are never sold in bulk or by the 100)
by addressing Dr. Williams' Medine
Co., Schenectady, N. Y.
Had Lost His Suppleness.
An amusing illustration of the fact
that a man's muscles lose their sup
pleness and strength by disuse and
the weight of years Is furnished by a
correspondent of the Providence
Journal. A gentleman who had been
somewhat of an athlete in his young
er days was telling his growing sons
of the feats of agility and strength
which he used to perform, and prom
ised to put them up a trapeze.
According to j-romise the gentle
man went to the barn with his boys
and rigged the ladder in horizontal
fashion about ten feet from the floor.
When everything was ready he. of
course, thought he would "show off"
a bit before the children.
He stepped out on the ladder by
way of the loft, and was soon swing
ing from it, holding to a round with
both hands The children laughed
gleefully; and embjldened by his suc
cess, the father attempted to hang
head downward by his toes, one of
his favorite feats in his athletic days.
He got. down all right, but he
couldn't get back. He tried two or
three times, but it was no use. Then
ne got excited. iis nead was sev
eral feet rrom the floor; if he fell, he
might break his neck. Meanwhile
the blood was rushing to his head un
til he thought it would split open.
"Fetch some hay, quick!" he
shouted to the now terrified boya.
"Put some hay under my head!"
The children quickly brought; great
armfuls of hay and piled it beneath
him. and Just as his wife, alarmed
by the screaming, came In at the
barn door, he fell. He was black in
the face, and it required several
minutes ot active work on the part
of his weeping wife to restore him- Jo
He was sjiff and sore the next day,
and unable to attend to his business
in the city; but he was able to re
store the ladder to its former upright
position in corner of thejrn.
LATEST NEWS. -
Condensed for Convenience of
- Hurried Readers.
Armour's packing hous at Chicago and
Armour's packing house at Kansas City.
Kan., hae both had fires. The Chicago fire
was the worat
The river ia on the rise t Nebraska City
and is doing considerable damage. The
Burlington track is under water below the
city and traffic will be suspended there for a
The Massillon, Ohio, district have agreed
for several local mines to be started on the
basis of 55 cents per ton. This will enable
the great factories which have been closed
The extended litigation in the federal court
with reference to the maximum freight rate
law of Nebraska has closed, and Judge
Brewer indicated that a decision would be
The London papers all refer to Lincoln
and Garfield in their comments on the assas
sination of President Carnot, of France.
The annual reunion of the Society of the
Army of the Potomac gathered at Concord,
N. H., June 21, with a large attendance.
Major General Nelson A. Miles presided.
At Tecumseh, O. T., J. C. Dean was found
guilty of attempting to bribe a United States
grand jurer and sentenced to pay a fine of
S500 and si months in jail. Dean was form
erly a Kansas lawyer.
Representative Curtis, of Kansas, has in
troduced a bill to allow the Sac and Fox In
dians who have lands in Kansas, to sell tho
same or dispose of them in any way that
they may individually see fit.
Adjutant General Taisney, of Colorado,
who was tarred and feathered, is 66 years old
and served in tho union army in the war of
First reports by tho way of Wichita make
a sad picture of the destruction of the littlo
town of Keighley, Butler county. Kan., by a
tornado in tho evening of Juno 25.
Of the 364 members of the Sand-rs gang
who were taken to Leavenworth only 121 re
mained to be sentenced, as the others had
escaped singly and in squads during tho stay
of the gang in the prison camp.
There no longer seems to bo much doubt
in Paris that the president's assassination
was tho result of an anarchist conspiracy to
Tvenge the deaths of Vaillant and Emil
Fenri, tin two recently executed anarchists.
Tho miners' strike, so far as it relates to
Indiana, was formally declared off at the
state convention of block and bituminous
miners, the delegates representing 5,000
miners. President George W. Purcell pre
sided. The tenth annual encampment of the Mis
souri division Sons of Veterans was held at
Sedalia, commencing June 25. The attend
ance was unusually large. Ihe Ladies' Aid
society held its annual session at the same
time and place.
A destructive wind' storm visited Mason
City, la., Juno 20, lasting about ten minutes.
Clausen's large elevator at Clear Lake was
completely demolished and other damage
done. A dozen windmills were wrecked and
damage to small property 'vas very great.
Sunday afternoon. May 24, storms occurred
in Brazil, Ind., Chillicothe, Mo., and Law
rence, Kansas: at least they are first places
heard from. At Brazil the city hall was
wrecked and much other damage done. At
the two other places damage occurred from
Major Moses Neal, allotting agent for the
Kickapoo Indians, has gone to Washington
with his report, having completed all allot
ments. The balance of the land in the res
ervation can now be thrown open to settle
ment at the pleasure of the secretary or tho
Rev. R. H. Rivers, D. D., one of the most
prominent Methodist ministers in the south,
died at Louisville, Ky., Juno 21. agea80. Ho
had labored in the cause of Christianity sixty-two
years, and during his time built sev
eral fine colleges in the south, which stand
as monuments to his zealous lifework.
Senator Peffer has introduced and tho
senate has passed a resolution directing the
secretary of agriculture to inform tho senate
as to the amount of wheat supply, visible
and invisible, the estimated crop of this
year, the amount necessary for export, and
such other information as may bo available.
Tho convention of miners of the northern
Illinois district, after a two days' session,
passed a resolution denouncing President
McBride, and moved to hold out for last
year's prices. The operators were invited
to meet with the delegates, but refused, say
ing they would abide by the Columbus scale'
Captain Jack Crawford, familliarly known
as the "Poet Scout," will sail for Scotland
about July 15 on a mission which may result
in proving him to be one of the principal
heirs to the great Wallace estate, now held
by the state of New York and New York
city, and estimated to be worth $20,000,000.
The McClure Coke company of Pittsburg,
Pa., will bo started up immediately. If
their old men care to return they can do so,
if not, new men will be put in. The Mc
Clure company employs over 3,000 men, and
is the second largest concern in the region.
If the company succeeds in its undertaking,
the strike will be nt an end.
Wabash train No. 3, from St. Louis, pre
sented a dismantled and dilapidated appear
ance when it reached the Kansas City union
depot Monday night. All the glass on one
side of the train was broken out and the tops
of the cars were deeply indented, as if rocks
had been dropped upon them. The train
encountered a terrific hail storm at Hardin,
President Carnot, of France, was killed by
an Italian anarchist, with a dagger, while in
a carriage in a street of Lyons. This oc
curred Sunday evening, June 24. It required
tho best efforts of tue police to keep the
populace from tearing the assassin to pieces.
Mobs formed and severalshops were wrecked.
At one time it appeared that the Italian con
sulate would be torn down.
James H. Smith, the United States consu
lar agent at Mayence, Germany, in a report
to the state department, gives some surpris
ing figures relative to German investments.
He siys the people are laying up from $476,
003.000 to $595,000,000 annually, one-half of
which g03S into securities. At least 25 per
cent, of the wealth of Germany is now in
vested in stocks and bonds.
Kansas Crrr, June 27.
CATTLE Shipping steers... 3 63 4 45
Cows and heifen. 1 50 & 3 35
Stackers feodarJ 3 10 & 3 25
HOGS Fair to choice 3 75 S 4 93
SHEEP Muttons 2 85 & 3 10
WHEAT No, 2 hard 54 fc 55
No, 3 hard 3W& 52
No. 4 hard 43 & 49
No, 2 red 31'iSS 53
No.3rad 50 51
No.4red 44 e 43
fiejoctod. 44 0 46
CORN Mixed 36 6 36H
White 33 3914
OATS-Na2muced 413 4J14
No, 2 white 45 S 46
EYENo.2 - 0 45
No. 3 42 41
FliAXSEED Pnre 1 31 I 3J
BRAN 100 lb sacks 55 60
HAY Timothy, per ton 8 09 9 50
Prairie, good to choice.. 6 0J & 7 5J
B U ITER Creamery 13
Goodtochoice. 12 S 11
EOGS Fresh 7
HOGS Rough packing 4 GO 5 4 75
Mixed 4 70 3 3 19
Light 4 65 5 00
WHEATNo.2 spring - 59H
No.2red 33 & 59hi
No, 2 hard 57
CORN No.2, cash 40
No. 3 40,
No.2 yeUow 41J4
No.3 yellow 33tf 41
OATS No.2cash 45,
RYE No,i cash 43 4SH
BARLEY No-2 -
FLAXSEED No. 1, cash 1 i4 145
MESS PORK-Cash 12 57',
LARD-Cash 6 67tf
HOGS Fairto prime 5 GO 6 5 15
Mixed 4 SO & 5 10
Light 4 S3 0 5 03
WHEAT Cash 56?;
CORN No.2 39?i& 40
OATS No. 2t 43VJ
RYE No.2 52
FLAXSEED No. 2 139
CASTOR BEANS Prime. - 150
BUTTER Creamerr 15. 16
Choice dairy 13 S 14
Highest of all in Leavening Power.LatestU. S. Gov't Report
Insane Jabber of the Great Tragedian
I was walking along Market street,
In San Francisco, the other morning,
writes Amber in the Chicago Her
ald, reveling as usual in the flowers
that line the curbstones of that
thoroughfare, when my attention
was attracted by a placard swinging
from the entrance to the phonograph
"Come in," it read, "and hear the
ravings or John McCullough in his
cell at JBloom'ngdale!"
I had known the great actor in his
lifetime, and manv a night had sat
enthrailed by the magic of his genius.
So it was with a well-detlned thrill
of nervous horror that i entered the
establishment, ir.serted the two rub
ber tubes of the instrument within
my ears and 'caught the familiar
tones of that deep voice, hushed for
long years in death. Anyone who
has ever hoard t-he great tragedian's
rendering of "Virginus" could not
fail to recognize the master's voice in
the phonographic rendition. But
woven through it, like a dtain of in-
effacable blood in a rich fabric, runs
the awful impress of madness. It
lends to the lines an awfulness im
possible to describe. And when the
impassioned utterances break off in a
wild peel of laughter that seems 'so
real that the listener involuntarily
drops his hold and glances over his
shoulder to see what mocking fiend
is at his elbow, the effect becomes
indescribable in its intensity. 1 hope
it may never chance to anyone who
reads these lines to hear a madman's
laugh, but should such experience be
theirs they will have some idea of the J
Impression made by the phonograph
instrument that caught the echoes of
poor McCullough's maniac mirth and
perpetuated it forever upon its deli
cate plates of magneti.ed steel. The
sharp catches for breath, the rattling
in the throat, the wild shouts and
nasal spasms, all were there until,
half faint with horror, I dropped the
tubfis and staggered from the place.
He AY a xtiatfusted. '
A German antiquary recently re
ceived a severe shock from which it
tooic him some time to recover. In
his researches he discovered an old
stoue in a building. It was distinctly
marked 1081 in worn out figures.
Imagine the delight of the antiquary
at finding such a valuable relic as
this! He cheerfully paid the price
demanded and naa it sent to nis re
sidence, leaving strictest injunctions
as to the care with which it was to
be handled when it arrived What
was his disgust to find that they had
sent him the wrong stone, for the
date was not the same. "Oh, that's
all right," replied tho former owner.
"When grandfather had the stone
set in his barn it was put in upside
down. The real date Is 1801, not 1081.
You see, you can set it either way,
but it lit grandfather's barn better
unside down." It is said that dis
gusted as the antiquary was at his
purchase, he paid the former owner
an extra price to keep the matter
CANINE KNOWLEDGE OF TIME.
Stories "Wl. Frsem to Prove Wonderfnl
Perception of This Kind.
A correspondent of the Boston
Transcript recently sent a communi
cation asking if dogs know time, and
then related some stories showing
that they do. One of these stories
Is about a collie which starts every
afternoon to meet his master, who
always comes on the 5:30 train.
Trains are continually coming and
?oing, and whistling and ringing,
but Pete pays no attention to any
but this one. As soqn as its whistle
is heard he begins to bark joyfully,
and never makes a mistake Another
dog became so much accustomed to
going to the schoo'.house every morn
ing with his little master that, when
the boy was absent for several weeks,
the dog still went on going to school,
arriving punctually at 9 o'clock ev
ery morning. Moreover, he never
went on Saturday or Sunday. "With
regard to the first case it might be
replied, perhaps, by a skeptical per
son that the dog was more likely to
be able to distinguish the special
whistle of the locomotive which drew
the 5:30 train than to know it by the
hour of the day. And yet there is
no doubt that dogs do know when a
certain hour arrives at which some
thing regular and accustomed takes
place. The second case seems to
prove this very thing. There, is a
case on record in which a doctor who
was accustomed to visit a certain
village at a certain hour on a certain
day each week, always found a dog
of his acquaintance waiting for him
outside the town, and it was proved
that the dog never came to the place
at any other day or hour. Evidently
all that can be said in explanation of
such cases is that animals are sus
ceptible of having periods or circles
of time established in their intelli
gence by use and that their ignorance
of timepieces only serves to make the
instinct the keener. It is well known
that men who have never possessed
watches and who work or hunt habit
ually at a distance from clocks are
very expert at estimating the Japse
of time. Perception of this kind un
doubtedly may be cultivated in an
intelligent animal as well as in man.
The kind of giving upon wmen
God promises a blessing is the giving
that 13 willing to give some of its
When a man makes vows to God
that he intends to keep, it is pretty
good evidence that he has been get
ting religion right-
The Christian is walking on dan
more like Christ.
So pbeacheb can escape the ef
fect of bis ministry upon him
self. If bis preaching does not save
others it wJULflOt save him,
Found His T-ot. Bouttown: Where did
you go on your vacation? Laschance: I
went out west to look at a corner lot I
bought by mail. "Find it?'' "Yes; went
swimming in it." New York Weekly.
A Mammoth Violet.
Wonder has been frequently ex.
pressed that attention has not been
paid to enlarging violet', as it has
been to tulips, chrysanthemums.roses,
and daisies. But all this time a
florist in California has been patiently
and perseveringly devoting his time,
attention and thought to the modest
little plant, until at last he has suc
ceeded in producing such a bloom as
has hitherto been undreamed of. It
is four times as large as the largest
ordinary violet, and grows on a stem
from twelve to fifteen inches in
length. The original plant sprang
from a seed resulting from a long
series of exper ments. It was sub
divided and at the present time there
are thirty-two plants which were re
cently purchased by a florist for ixt
000. As iron-clad contract prevents
the propagator from giving away,
selling, or keeping a single rootlet.
A nursery will be started in a neigh
boring county, to be devoted to mul
tiplying the peculiar plant None of
the plants or blossoms will be sold
for two years, by which time the
thirty-two root3 will have grown tv.
lour or five millions.
It Cnre Epilepsy.
It is hard to believe that there is a
sure remedy for that awful disease,
known in medical science as epilepsy.
When we take into consideration the
fact that this disease has wiped out of
existence some of the noblest lives in
the world's history, wo know how to
appreciate the worth of a cure that
not only obliterates the disease but
the cause as welL It is far from the
purpose of this paper to mislead any
one regarding the merits of the cure
referred to. It is advertised to cure,
and from the tone of the testimonials
submitted to this paper, there can be
but little doubt about the genuine
ness of the claim made by its discover
ers, the Lion Nerve Tonic company of
Kansas City, Mb. The concern has a
good commercial rating and is be
lieved to be reliable in every respect.
The medicine is known as Lion Nerv6
Tonic Restorative, and when not ob
tainable at your druggist's can be
secured by writing to the home office
of the company.
Prudence and industry are the
best safe guards against bad luck.
As a means of grace prosperity has
never been much of a success,
God's promises are stars that are
alway shining for the eye of faith.
God's work can only be done by
those who wear the yoke of Christ.
How quick a public prayer turns
to stone when there is no love in it.
Karl'i Clover Root,
The great Blood purlfler.gh e frehnens and clearness
to the Complexion and cure;. Constipation. 25c0c.,JL
Plenty of Ranee. Mrs. De Flatte: Tho
janitor won't let the children step into the
hall a moment. You told me the children
would have plenty of range. Agent (St.
Familie Flats): Yes'in. The range is in
the kitchen. Street & Smith's Good Newj.
"Worn Out in Harness.
In the harness of every day business work
men and women wear out prematurely. For
some of ns it is not easy, for others, again, it is
impossible to get out of the harness. It is tho
inflexible yoke, the strongy forged, unbreak
able shackle of imperative servitude neodfnl
to ourselves and thoso most dear to ns. The
weight of it often bows many of us into the
gravo before our time, but it is undoubtedly
true that thero is a means of rendering tho bur
then less onerous, and of mitigating tho ail
ments that unremitting toil especially of a
sedentary kind has a tendency to produce.
Over worked clerks in counting houses, mill op
eratives, bookkeepers, type writers and others
testify to tlio reviving, restorative effects of
Hostcttcr's Stomach Bitters, and its power of
renewing physical and mental energy when
overtasked and on the wane. Djspcpaia, failing
vigor, rheumatic, bowel and kidney complaints
yield to this beneficent medicine, which is a
preventive of malaria and counteracts the ef
fects of exposure in inclomont weather.
"Is there a political campaign going oa
in Italy?" asked Dukane. ".Not that I know
of," replied Gaswell. "Why do you ask?" "I
see that Vesuvius has commenced to throw
mud and lava again."
The pleasant effect and perfect safety with
which lpdies may use the California liquid
laxative. Syrup of Figs, under all conditions,
makes it their favorite remedy. To get the
true and genuine article look for the name
of the California Fig Syrup Ca, printed near
the bottom of the package.
De Griffin : I must say the world ia very
ungrateful toward our profession. How sel
dom one sees a public memorial erected to
a doctor. Mrs. Golightly: How seldom?
Oh, doctor, think of our cemeteries !
Ball's Catarrh Care
Is a constitutional cure. Price, 75c.
"Hawkins is very fond of his horse, isn't
be?" "Why, no; he hates him." "That's
queer. I saw him riding in tho park the
other' day, and he had his arms about the
When answering any of these adve rtisementt.
please mention this paper.
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