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o npunled by tue name of the 'hr ot necesaartly lor publication, but M evidence of Kol faith on the purt of the writer. n ' j " ; ' - , K- ..rti-i..!. a.reful in rlvin names an dM to bin the J--r nJ iNEWp" OF THE . WEEK. Gleaned By Telegraph and Mail. Eur plai ' COMMENT. CURRENT CoT7Srn.se in clerk hire, mileage and Incidentals, a member of congress now receives a total of a bo at 513,650 for his two years' service. Tbe children's subscription for a monument to the late Eugene Field, the western author, amounted a few days ago to 8834.56, and 1,319 subscrib ers were represented. A LICE TON, Wia, the town without a woman, has -lost its distinction. Its postmaster, Mr. F. H. Metcalf, has re cently married a wife, and other citi zens are expected to follow his example. A prominent member of the League of American Wheelmen living in Chi cago has proposed that a fine piece of continuous roadway be established be tween New York and San Francisco for cross country riding. The new watch is to have a phono graphic cylinder hidden away md at the hour and at each quarter of an boar a tiny voice will be heard giving you the exact time. Yon will simply -touch a spring, hold the watch to your car and it will whisper the hour. It appears from statistics just pub lished that there are about 2,500 news papers and periodicals printed in Paris every week, more than appear in all the rest of France. Of these 107 are political, 109 illustrated, 108 devoted to fashions, 190 to " medicine, over 200 to finance and 60 to sport. Butter-making in one minute, wiy economy and with many valuable safe guards from disease, as compared with the old-fashioned churning system is something that Consul O'Neill at Stock holm tells of in a report to the state de partment. This is done by a simple ma chine known as the radiator. It makes the butter directly from sterilized milk. The machine promises to revolu tionize butter-making. PERSONAL AKD rOUTICAL. A maPATCH to the London Times stated that the Turks had invaded Acrotiri and Kydonia in the teland of Crete and desecrated the churches. The Turks had also destroyed villages in the western district and 5,000 ref ugees had fled to the mountains and were suffering extreme privations. The announcement was made at Washington from the state department that President Cleveland intends tak ing no action with respect to the Cuban revolution. Congressman Hepbcrn (rep.) has been renominated for the Eighth Iowa congressional district. Chairman IIabritt and his" associ ates held a business conference in re gard to the democratic convention on the 13th. Harrity clings to the hope that the silver men and, gold men in the national convention may be more evenly divided than many seem to an ticioate. Of one thing Mr. Harrity spoke with a feeling of certainty, that is that there would be no from the convention. Both houses of congress adjourned at four o'clock on the 11th. No busi ness was transacted in the senate, and the house was practically in the same condition. In the latter body, just be fore adjournment, Mr. Turner, of Georgia (dem.), offered a resolution of thanks to Speaker Reed, which was adopted by a standing vote, to which the speaker responded in a pleasant manner and the session of both houses closed with the best cf feeling. It was rumored at New. York on the 15th that President Cleveland, Speaker Reed and Secretary Carlisle will form a partnership and practice law in. tnat city after the 4th ol Marco. . , and bolt The newest fad in jewelry is an en graved diamond and a prominent Par isian jeweler has turned out a bicycle scarfpin made out of two single dia monds. The result is an exact repre sentation of a bicycle in miniature, made entirely of diamonds. Hitherto it has been considered impossible be cause no tool could be found hard enough to cut the stone. The use of electricity, however, renders this possible. George Simpson, aged eight; Robert Simpson, nine; Charles Larson, ten; John Fitzgerald ten, and Edward Fitz gerald, nine, were loeked np at Chicago recently on charges of burglary. The children were the confessed leaders and senior members of a gang of infant burglars .to whose doors have been traced several robberies. So skillfully was their work executed that the po lice inclined to the belief that it was the work of experienced crooks. At the United States brewers' con vention in Philadelphia recently Presi dent Ebert reviewed the events of the past year and pointed out that the out put of beer in the last 20 years had in creased from 8,500,000 barrels to 36, 000,000 barrels, and declared it to be the national beverage. The percent age of alcohol in American beers, he aaid, is growing less every year, and people of this country are getting a drink more wholesome and less intox icating than of old. Edward M. Bemlet, of New York, has- just patented an electric plow, which runs back and forth across a field and turns up the soil in a fashion that would have made pioneer farmers of a hundred years ago stand dumb with amazement. His invention calls into use the most recent developments in the line of transmission of electric power. A power house in a centrally located village can furnish motive force for all the farm work to be done within a radius of many miles. A gigantic project, that of building a second pipe line from the Indiana oil fields to Whiting, Ind, . has just "been made public The new line will be 160 miles in length, beginning in the fields of Wells, Blackford, Jay, Adams and Grant counties and extend ing northwest through Huntington, Wabash, Miami. Kosciusko, Fulton, Cass, Marshall, White, Pulaski, Starke, Laporte, Jasper, Porter, Newton and Lake counties to Whiting, where im mense refineries are to be erected at an outlay of several millions. Work on the right of way is being pushed rapidly. In the North American Review Mr. M. B. Morton says that no intelligent man who has had opportunities for ob servation can doubt that the agri - cultural problem is the most vital in American politics to-day, though it has been thrust aside by issues that are at most only corollaries to the main proposition. The situation is anomalous and unparalleled. The country has had profound peace for SO years. There have been no faminea In fact this period has been one of wonderful productiveness. Yet every year the farmers as a class have be come poorer. Fifty years hence not a big town In the southwest will be without a tor nado trap, says Prof. H. A. Hazen, of the weather bureau. "The time has arrived when serious attention must be given to finding means of defense against these whirling storms. His belief is that any town would be ren . -dered safe against tornadoes by a series of look-out stations, so as to interpose a barrier on the west side, from which the revolving storm invariably cornea On seeing a funnel cloud approaching the operator would simply touch off aome dynamite bombs, which would folow It to smithereens. MISCELLANEOUS. A crank demanded $6,000 of George Wyckoff, president of the bank of New Amsterdam, N. x., and because it w not handed to him the president was shot twice in the abdomen. The as sailant. whose name was believed to be Clarence Clark, then ' shot himself. Both were unconscious in the hospital. Charles Hii.dehrandt, the well- known sport of Johannesburg, South Africa, has arrived at New York to try and make a match between Corbett and Fitzsimmons. He is ready to put nr. 10.000. Should he fail to make a match between the above mentioned pugilists he will try and get up ficht between Corbett and Denver Ed Smith. The railway brotherhood of engi neers, firemen, trainmen and tele graph operators, which recently moved their headquarters to Peoria, All-, asked the republican committee on resolutions at St. Louis for an arbitra tion plank in the platform. The reported bursting of the banks of Congress lake, near Canton, O.. and the destruction of two villages, recent- lv telesrraDhed over the country, was without foundation. Sherman Weston, while stealing ride from Staunton to Edwardsville, 111., on a freight train, jumped off and was horribly mangled. St. Vincent's sanitarinm at Santa Fe, N. M.. was burned recently. Loss, 100,000. It was crowded, but no lives were lost. Monroe Jackson and J. W. Vest quarreled at Hartzelle, Ala., and the former drew a knife and the latter a pistol. Jackson was shot through the body three times and Vest was cut in several places. Both men finally fell to the ground and died soon after ward. Jerry McKnew, a hotel proprietor at Washineton. and his wife tried to commit suicide by taking laudanum. The husband may possibly recover. Rr-FtJS Bartlet. a saddler of Weie-htsbursr. Kv.. severed the main artery of his arm while in bed and bled to death. Disappointment in love was the cause. The four-story warehouse of the White Mills Distilling Co. at Louis ville, Ky., was destroyed by fire re cently and 6,600 barrels of whisky were consumed. Loss. $125,000. The stone bridges of Cristina and Concha and the aqueduct of Fernando Septimo, npon which Havana was de pendent for its water supply, were blown up by aeents of the insurgents. Much fever and small-pox was existing in Havana and altogether the city was in a deplorable condition. A council of Spanish generals had decided to sus pend operations against the insur gents owing to the rains. Gen. Go mez s insurgent xorce oi s,uuu was said to have been defeated by Castal lano's troops. Sarah, Asn Angell, who alleces she is the widow of the late Jay Ciould.has begun suit in New York to recover her dower right in the Gould estate. Seep Palmes, a negro, was executed in the city jail at Jackson, Miss., on the 13th for the brutal murder in De cember last of Chariey Cordell and wife, a newly married colored couple. Blackwell, Ok., was recently great ly excited because members of the Baptist church would not allow the United States flag to be unfurled in side the church during a G. A. R. union. The G. A. R. post passed reso lutions denouncing the church trus tees, and all, the church people have come back with a hot retort. The attorney-general of Wisconsin has brought suit to have the franchise revoked and a receiver appointed to wind up -the affairs of the National Manufacturing Co., of Dartford, as it is creating, be alleges, a lumber trust extending over Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri. Illinois, Ohio and Kan sas. Bill West, the notorious Indian ter ritory murderer who escaped from jail at Topeka, Kan., while under sentence of death, was killed at Illinois, Uic, while resisting arrest. A dispatch from Bombay stated that the British warship Bonaventure, while making a passage from Colomba, Ceylon, to Pondictaerry. capital of the French settlement in India, lost 70 men by sunstroke. - A little daughter of , Mrs. A. Hat field, of Rood house. 111., was burned to death through playing with matches. Mrs. Mollie Gatnes went to the house of " Mra ' Robert ' tireshsm, ' a widow,- at Clermont, Fla, and found her husband there. The wife then prang at the woman's throat with a razor and, after a desperate conflict, the widow had .her jugular vein severed and the wife was rendered unconscious by having her skull fractured. The steamer Bertha was sunk off South wold. Eng., by colliding with the steamer Claveler and six of her crew were drowned, the remainder be ing rescued. Unknown persons poisoned the wells on the places of Henry Weaver and his son at Weaverstown. Pa. and one child has died and another was very sick through drinking the water. With the disbanding on the mrbt of the 13th of Parson Davies "Wicklow Postman" company John L. Sullivan bids farewell to the stage. About five nights out of six during the past six months the ex-champion of the world has been so much under the in fluence of liquor that his three-round bout with Paddy Ryan has been little more than a farce. What be will now do for a living he does not him self know, nor do any of his associates. Financially as well as physically, he is dead broke." At ten o'clock on the night of the 14th 300 striking quarrymen marched out of the village of Bergea. near Cleveland. Ol, bound for North Am herst. The strikers were accompanied by ten wagons loaded with provisions and other suDDlies. and it was their purpose to lay siege to the North Am herst quarries and induce tne men there to quit. A large force of deputy sheriffs has been sworn in for duty at North Amherst. Th Taylorville, IlL, coal mining works were destroyed by fire on the morning of the 12th and 85 men were entombed. After hours of suffocation, all but three were rescued alive. The fire, which was caused by an explosion of gasoline, spread rapidly through the mine, cutting off the men at work in the lower levels. Twenty mules also perished. The loss by fire will be $75,- 000, fully insured. v Thomas White, after a brief quarrel at Chillicothe, O. , with Miss Edith Mc Kelvey, his sweetheart, shot her fatally and then killed himself. The failures for the week ended June 12 (Dun's report) were 246 in the United States, against 241 last year. and 27 in Canada, against 24 last year. Free Advice won the handicap race and 81,500 at St. Louis on the 11th and clipped a half second off the world's record held by Libertine. It was reported on the 12th that the Turks had pillaged and burned 20 hamlets in the interior . of the island of Crete. One hundred and eighty cans of dy namite exploded about a mile below Lilly Pa, with frightful results, une man was killed and six others fatally injured. ' The men were getting ready to make a blast when tne explosion oc curred. The steam shovel which stood on the track was hurled 200 feet away. As soon as it was known that Har vard had defeated Princeton at base ball there was a roar that shook every window at Cambridge, Mass., and fire works and horns made the night hide ous. The police finally arrested three students, when the rest, numbering about 3,000, attempted to rescue them, but the police managed to get their prisoners to the station house. For an hour the 3,000 mad students surround ed the place, clamoring for the release of their comrades and refused to dis perse until they had been released on bail, when they carried them off on their shoulders. KANSAS STATE NEWS. State Bwnhlla The ninth annual convention of the state republican league has been called to meet at Topeka July L The official call has been issued by Presi dent Scott and Secretary Gault, and is by authority of the executive commit tee which met in Topeka last January. The business of the convention will be to elect officers for the ensuing year; to - elect delegates to represent the state in the annual convention of the national republican league of the United States which will be held in Milwaukee, August 25-27, 1896, and to transact other businesa Each league in the state will be entitled to be rep resented by its president and three other delegates to be chosen by the club. Among other interesting fea tures of the meeting will be an address by Gen. C H. Grosvenor, of Ohio- CARDS FOR rha Svfcjee Dl AMUSEMENT. Lima Olneera 1 Kansas City, Kan.. June 11. Yes terday was an eventful day in- tha ninth annual state convention of the Christian Endeavor union of Kansas, now being held in this city. The dele gates poured in on every train during the morning and swelled the list to over 1.800. This is the largest attend ance the union had ever had at any preceding convention. A feature ot yesterday's meetings was the ' Ques tion box" conducted by Prof.' Amos It Wells, of Boston. Prof. Wells posted himself on the rostrum and defied the nut amiuinM to nronound to him a question that he could not answer. But when asked if card playing snouiu be prohibited by Christian Endeavor- ers he said that this was something that he could not answer. He said that he knew of many endeavorers and churches in which the leaders and preachers were fond of card playing and this formed a great part of the amusements of their social gatherings. He was afraid that if card playing was prohibited to the members of one or two churches with which he was ac quainted it would greatly decrease the attendance at the gatherings which usually were productive of much good I result. Miss Bessie E. Skelton. of this city, -, state secretary, in her annual report, I showed 697 Y. P. S. C E. societies in the state, 23S Junior societies, 5 hile the outside of it Mothers' unions and several city so cieties not reportea. mere mre eieties at the deaf and dumb institute at Olathe. the insane asylums and at Fort Riley among the soldiers. Seventy-one new societies were formed dur ing the year. The Christian church leads in the number of societies, with 171. Presbyterians are next, with 145, and Congregationalists next, with 140. There are 20,143 active members and 4,523 associate members; 368 Christian Endeavor societies gave 13,9o3.S7 to missions and other benevolent pur poses, and the Junior societies gave 813.88 in the same manner. State Treasurer C. L. Brokaw, ol this city, reported: Balance on hand May 20. 1895. 25.54: receipts lor tne year, 81,458.06; expenses, 81,389.69; bal ance on b&nd, S9-67; total resources, 8257. 55; estimated expenses for speak ers for this meeting, 8100; total esti mated resources, 8157. 55. topeka gets it. Kansas City, Kan., June 12. It will be announced at to-day's session of the Kansas Christian Endeavor convention that the tenth annual convent ion will be held at Topeka This was decided upon by the state executive committee yesterday. The date has not yet been decided upon but it will De in aiay or Jane. The greatest discussion of yes terday's meeting was occasioned by the report of the executive board on the advisability of selecting a perman ent home for the state Endeavor con vention. The committee recommended that a committee be appointed to re port at the next annual convention on some permanent meeting place. SMOKING PUMAS OUT. ttmmKam m a raily Bla Cat-rTlJl-a t. iP of Ba. A sport which would be appreciated by any New England farm boy who ever smoked a woodchuck out of its knoU side hole down in the meadow- back pasture of his fathers jarm. ' ADDITIONAL DISPATCHES, Senator Ttjbpie, of Indiana, on the 16th published a statement declining to allow his name to go before the democratic convention at" Chicago for the nomination for president. The Dixon-Flaherty fight at Boston on the 10th lor tne xeatnerweignt championship of the world was de clared a draw after 20 rounds. Both men put up a scientific fight and neither received a scratch. SBNA.TOB Hoar sent a statement to the press from Paris stating he was confident the time was ripe for a set tlement of the silver question and the re-establishment of bimetallism by in ternational agreement and with the large co-operation of England. More than a hundred delegates at tended the opening of the 24th state ! meeting of the supreme lodge A. Ol TJ. W. on the 16th at Buffalo, N. Y. Su preme Master Workman Joseph B. Riggs, of Lawrence, Kan., occupied the chair. A CALL for the national democratic league to meet at Chicago August 11 has been issued. President Clkvklaxd wrote to the New York Herald on the 16th on the outlook of silver and stated that he re fused to believe that when the time came the democratic national conven tion would engraft npon the party's creed a demand for the free, unlimited and independent coinatre of silver and that the adoption of the proposition would give the republicans a great ad vantage over .the democrats. . The Baroness de Valley was found strangled at Paris. She had been tragged and robbery was the motive. The baroness was 82 years old and said to be a miser. The national republican convention was opened at St. Louis on the 16th by Chairman Carter, who introduced Mr. Charles W. Fairbanks as tempo rary chairman. After the temporary chairman had made a speech and some routine business had been gone through the convention took a recess till the next day. Robert Thomas, ten years old, and son of ex-Sheriff Thomas, was drowned in Flint lake, a few miles north of Valparaisco. Ind., while bathing with a party of older boys. - He rot beyond his depth, was taken with cramps and sank to the bottom. Hope, Ida, was visited by a disas trous fire the .other eveuinir. and the loss is estimated at 5100,000. For a time the entire city was threatened with destruction. Miscellaneous. J. S. Helme, a merchant of Miller ton, committed suicide the other day. He was 75 years old. The Western Deaf Mutes association will have a grand celebration in Bis marck grove, near Lawrence, J uiy - The First national bank at Salina has been forced to suspend after a heavy run induced by a controversy over the local water works. A meteorite weighing about 50 pounds fell on the Plumber farm, near Effingham, the other nisrht. It was broken, and resembled a cinder, the inside was full of smooth pebbles. The populist judicial convention for nominating a candidate for judge of the court of appeals, eastern division, southern department, met at Chanute and named Manford. Schoonover, of Garnett, for the office. The Chicago Western railway wilt soon build a mammoth grain elevator with a capacity of 1,000,000 bushels on the Bite of its terminal recently pur chased at Kansas City, Kan. The ele vator will cost 8150,000. At the 29th annual cammencement of the Kansas state agricultural col lege at. Manhattan the graduating class was composed of 23 young women and 43 young men, the largest in the history of the institution. Four small boys," Dennis and Michael Desmond, 11 and 6 years old, and Dan iel and Eugene Cummings, 7 and 5 years old, took ref age in a culvert dur ing a recent storm at Leavenworth and were drowned by the sudden rise of the stream. The governor is trying to induce the Santa Fe railroad to renew lis coai contract in Osage county. Since the Santa Fe quit buying Osage county coal the miners have had very little work to do and many are said to be in destitute circumstances. Samuel Dodsworth, formerly mayor f Tavpn worth, who had been sick for some time in a hospital in St. Louis, committed suicide in that institution the other day. He had for many years been nroprietor of a large printing and bookbinding establishment in Leaven worth. At the twenty-fourth annual com mencement of the state university at Lawrence decrees were conferred on ns rr radii ate s. 56 from the school of arts. 8 from the school of engineering, 14 from the school of pharmacy, 35 from the school of law and 5 from the school of fine arts. The residence of Henry Munn, for merly a bookkeeper in an insurance office at Atchison, was discovered to be on fire the other morning and an in vestigation divulged the fact tnat seven of the eight rooms were saturat ed with coal oil. .Munn was arrested. rharrad with arson. The house and furniture were well insured. The various railway companies, it is said, oppose the idea of making the fall annual renort required by the railrniul commissioners, declaring it imnossible, owing to the necessity of collecting special statistics and incur ring an enormous expense. iney claim that the desired information is not in their possession and could hard ly be obtained. Georee D. Trimmer, of Wetmore, while bathing in the Cottonwood river ,t. Kmnoria. the other day. was taken with cramps and drowned. He editor of the Republican at Filley. Neb., but was doing special work and attending commencement exercises at the state normal school, and at the time of his death was attending a pic nic of students. An even 100 graduates received di plomas at the late commencement aay exercises at the Kansas state normal school at Emporia, and each of these diDlomas is by law a life certificate to teach school in the state of Kansas, as weii as being a first-class recommenda tion anywhere in the civilized world. Nearly every county in the state of Kansas was represented in this year's class, and quite a number of neighbor ing states, Missouri and Illinois taking nrecedence in number. State Sunerin ten dent of Public In atruction Stanley has recently received two diplomas and two medals Iron tne world's fair management at Chicago as awards upon different sections of the Kansas display. One is a first preminm for "variety and excellence of pupils work in the public schools and an other is second premium for "well reg ulated system of schools for the masses.' One of the medals is for nor mal school exhibits and is labeled: "For the best method employed in training teachers." The deficiency bill passed by con gress contained an item appropriating money for extra pay for letter carriers at the following points: Kansas City, Kan.. 84,247; Atchison. 83,237; Leaven worth. 81.126; Topeka, 85,025. Dixon's train of 40 cars of corn, known as the "McKinley train," was struck by lightning at the little town of Oatville, Sedgwick county, the day before starting and three cars and con tAntji burned. An epidemic of scarlet fever is said to prevail in Grant county. There is not a physician in the uounty, which is sparsely populated, and the state board Of health will loos into tne matter. j & Ktntli American. The puma, or panther, ia as ifond of sheep and calves as a crow is of a row of corn hills; consequently the sheep herder and ranchman let pass no op portunity to destroy it in spite of the beast's leasing characteristics. But the animal is sly and its lairs are diffi cult to locate. The puma is an epicure, and the sheep it selects are the fattest and juiciest of the flock. To get them, the panther must needs try several off them so it happens that half a dozen or more maimed animals are left be hind after each visit of one of the big cats. One dav the sheepman who wrote tow the Field" was informed by one of his. gauchos that he had found a puma'a den about two miles away on one of the slopes among which the pumas had. always escaped. Witn an old native to superintend things the Englishman, and some gauchos went to the slope, and found the den as the gancho had. resorted. The day was bitterly cold, so they plied pick and spade with great, vigor till the paws of a big puma were seen, when o Derations ceased. Even, the dogs did not dare to get to dose, quarters, for the puma is a Jively and effective fighter, having on more than, one occasion defended helpless, un armed men from jaguars, so Hudson, the naturalist of La Plata, saya On of the dogs fell into the cavity and escaped a swipe of the puma's claws by . TTr.w nxielia the dog WIS Sv HIS SILVER JUBILEE. iree 5 BISHOP FTNK. Right Rev. L. M. Fink Celebrates rontitical Blh Mara at iBworw, Leavenworth, Kan., June 12. Right Rev. Bishop Louis M. Fink, of Kansas City, Kan.. celel rat ed the 25th anni versary of his con secration in the ca thedral here yes terday, the serv ices lasting thri hours. Fully priests of the dio cese .were present, about 100 of .whom were in the sanctu ary dnring the pon tifical hisrh mass by the venerable bishop. At noon a banquet was spread at Mount St. Mary's academy. Bishop Fink received many' costly presents be sides a bag of gold. When Bishop Fink was consecrated there were in Kansas 17 secular priests. is relio-imis. 33 churches. 2 colleges, 4 academies, 14 parochial schools, 1 hos pital and about 8,000 Catholics. To day there are in tbis state l i- secular priests, 65 relisrious priests, 285 churches, 14 chapels, 2 colleges,. 5 academies, 70 parochial schools. 2 orphan asylums, 4 hospitals and 70,000 Catholics. CONVICTS FARMED OUT. ThoM la tha Kansas fenlteatiary trill Stake Chairs and Shoe. Litigation Tnreat mcd. - I.ivEwni!Tii. Kan.. June 12. At a meeting of the board of directors of the Kansas penitentiary the labor of 190 was let by contract for a period of six years. 1L S. Burr, who has a shoe manufactory at the prison was awarded 40 men at 51 cents a day and C. P Duff, of Arkansas City, was given 150 at 54 cents. Duff proposes to start a chair factory and it is said is backed by the Abernathy Furniture Co.. of Leavenworth and Kansas City. The Helmers Fnrnjtnre Co., - which has been using convict labor for years, is practically shut out, although they claim their bids were higher than Duffs. Litigation is threatened. luck. : How to rescue the aog question that was decided by a native. The native lassoed one of the two- -paws in sight nothing else of the ani mal being In view. Then he got an other noose around the same paw, and -hitching both ropes to the pommel of a saddle started up the horse. The puma's body was a large one two feet nine inches long but the horse had all it could do to haul it out. Once out of the hole it was easy to drag the animal, to death by starting the . horse at a full gallop, though the dogs nearly toro the helpless beast to pieces. Then came the New" England farmer boy act. There were more pumas int the hole, presumably young, and an, armful of paja grass was set afire in. ihe opening. A half grown puma came out and went into a hole twenty yards, away before a dog could say "Boor The fire was allowed to burn ont and the writer dropped into the den. He gave one glance into the rear of the place, then got right out again. Then a carbine bullet killed a big female that had remained in the hole. Two young ones were captured, and the one that went into the nearby cave waa suffocated by a combination of gun powder and sulphur. London Field. An Important Difference. To make it apparent to thousands, wh think themselves ill, that they are not af flicted with any disease, but that the system simply needs cleansinir, is to tiring comfort, home'to their hearts, as a costive condition, is easily cured by using Syrup of Figs. Manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Company only, and sold by all druggists. 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Gault has issued the official j call for the ninth annual convention of the republican state league, to be held in this eitv July J. Congressman Charles H- Grosvenor, of Ohio, will de liver the address. a Boat of ex-Gov. Bnbtnaoa. Lawrence, Kan., June 12. The board of regents closed its meeting yesterday. " Before adjourning the leg. I islatnre was memorialized to erect a bust of the late Gov. Robinson in Snow- hall. Gov. Robinson was the first and in manv respects the best friend the university ever had. nana tar Cliaimllor Smw's Poa. Lawrence, Kan., June 12. W. A. Snow, son of Chancellor F. H- Snow, has received word of. his election i professor of entomology of the Illinois state university ana also as assistant state entomologist . He will accept . DRESSMAKERS FIND THE ONLY ORIGINAL DESIGNS PUBLISHED la This Country 1 L'Art do La KofleJ And all tbe most re liable Information on tbe question of dress Order of your Nen aealer or send Sj (JeatA aa (or the last Number. 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