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THE ST. J0I1NSBURY CALEDONIAN, SEPTEMBER 7, 1898.
7 NEWS SUMMARY. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31. Taunton buy of 14 had a fit on a orldge, fell off and was drowned Split among the Idaho Populists, and two tickets se lected J. E. Stoddard, a victim of the drink habit, and father of three children, .confesses to Betting 13 tires In Brockton for the excitement It caused Three Canadian workmen drowned below Og densburg, N. Y., by the overturning of a punt Charles Davis, a North Adams milk dealer, killed In a runaway Two soldiers wounded In Brunswick, Ga., by women whom they Insulted General Blanco celebrated his birthday by giving $f,00 to the charitable Institutions of Havana Financial position of the pope said to be at present extremely pre carious Vancouver man secures let ter from a Canadian Yukon official ap parently proving rascality In connection with claims John Laslcago wanted in Torrlngton, Conn., on a charge of man slaughter Six British bluejackets of a British cruiser lost by the foundering of a vessel with which the warship had collided Vlcksburg' editors wasted lead In a duel following a controversy with their pencils THURSDAY, SEPT. 1. Sick soldier hanged himself In Camp Wlkoff, having received little attention since returning from Santiago Jere miah Regan killed In West Brookfleld, Mass., by a locomotive Three- year old daughter of William Atkins of Province town fell through an opening In a wharf, and drowned Annexation movement In Jamaica has not progressed favorably on account of the opposition of the- colored element of the population and the lack of support from the news papers Mrs. Tilton's house and barn near Exeter, N. H., burned Francis Patten fell from a wheel on a Lynn bridge and drowned Chinese govern ment troops defeated In two battles dur ing the last 10 days by rebels 3oston newsboy lost a foot under un electrlo rllalf a million dollars' worth cf dam age by a storm in Savannah Sink ing of the Olivette, a transport In Taipch, 76 houses were destroyed, 393 serluusly damaged and 23 washed away, i and 19 people killed by a typhoon William Turley of Sparta, Ky., fatally wounded his drunken father to protect his mother Fire, smoke and water damaged about $200,000 worth of Hour In the New York Central freight house In Buffalo. FHIDAY, SEPT. 2. Five-story brick buildirg of the Gelsel Manufacturing company of St. Louis burned at a loss of $100,000 North 'Adams child killed by a fall from a window Much damage done by light ning and wind In Mllford, Mass Fire In the factory of Jacob Dreyfus & Sons jln Boston caused damage of $30,000 Robbers secured $600 In cash from an ex press wagon In Omaha Train wrecked near Syracuse, and three persons killed Engineer Vaughn of Ithaca killed in a collision near Auburn, N. Y Em ploye of the Lockport, N. Y., Electric Light company shocked to death In the power house Medals to be presented to the crew of the Brooklyn by citizens of Brooklyn Colonel Bryan may re sign his commission Bath, Me., ex cited over the charge that ex-Mayor Twitchell Is an embezzler Steamship lands a cargo of Havana tobacco and cigars at New York Consul Barnes of Cologne reports on trichinae In Germany, vindicating the American hog Fatal riot. In which colored stevedores, on strike, and non-union men participated, at Galveston, Tex Foreign vessels al lowed clearance from San Francisco for Hawaiian ports until new laws can be framed Illinois Manufacturers' asso ciation alleges that express companies are !n a conspiracy to operate unlaw fully as a trust Bill of equity to deter mine ownership of $30,000 filed by the Hampshire County National bank asalnst the Hampshire Savings bank et nl Consul Fowler of Cheefoo reports on the marvellous Industrial advance In China the past eight years and the growth of American tradeRaphael Mar tinelll killed by a locomotive In Provi dence Poles demolished a church In Buffalo Julia Metcalf of Boston drowned herself Bertrams' shipyard In Toronto burned Mis. G. L. Fay drowned In New London by the capsiz ing of a boat and her husband not likely to recover. SATURDAY, SEPT. 3. President Woodruff of the Mormon church died in San Francisco, aged 91 years E. Russell was arrested in Chlcaco on suspicion of being Impli cated In diamond robberies Henry Cartwright of Chicago was shot and killed by John Randall, husband of Cartwright's divorced wife, In resisting an attack Parsons, W. Va., woman drowned herself after falling to smother the vital spark with a knife Almon Davis, aged 15, drowned near Rockland, Me., by a boat capsizing Deputy state treasurer of New Hampshire stole $5000, which his bondsmen made good Flimflam game worked In a Boston bank and $100 secured Robber choked a woman In South Portland General Young broke an arm by falling at Camp Wlkoff Suicide of C. P. Newton, a travelling salesman, In a Philadelphia hotel by hanging General Wheeler defends the conditions at Camp Wlkoff William Morgan stabbed to death In Harrodsburg, Ky., In a quarrel General Clay has applied for a divorce from his young wife Three women drowned In Erie, Pa., bay by a boat capsizing Franklin Weld, a wealthy resident of New York, drowned while bathing near St. John Four persons killed near Manchester, Eng., in a col lislon between a train and a baggage car pushed on the track by boys Since the withdrawal of the American flete, several Jamaica schooners, that do casual trade with Cuban ports, re Port being chased along the coast of Cuba by a mysterious schooner A trusted employe In a bank in the City of Mexico forged a check last April, drew "t a customer's entire account, some 575,000, and went to Europe, but the loss as not discovered until this week Cambridge boy of 10 fell under a car end killed Manager of Senator Han- na's coal Interests predicts a big strike consequent on a reduction of wages In 'he spring Thirty-one deaths In New ork from heat. SUNDAY, SEPT. 4. Parade of the sailors and marines of the warships witnessed by tens of thousands In B( ston French minister f war resigns hecnuse of unwillingness to reopen the Dreyfus case- Confla Sratlon In Owosso, Mich., causes damage of $200,000- Corbett and McCoy to fight In Buffalo Oct. 15 Ex-Secretary Sher man says that as the responsibility for the war rests upon the congress, thai body should Investigate the charges of abuses Fifty peoplw dead In New York from the heat- Philippine peo ple want the whole archapelago annexed to tlw United States Hundreds of disappointed Klondlkers, some almost penniless, arrive in Seattle Sailor as saulted by a shipmate on a steamer in Chelsea, and tkull fractured Man ar rested In Washington for impersonating an officer of the pension bureau and swindling Annie Williams, 50 years, drowned In Falmouth, Mass., while bath- Ing alone at night Training school for sailors to be established at San Francisco by the federal government t'chauss Brothers bank furniture fac tory In Toledo burned to the ground at a loss of tGO.COO President devoted several hours to an Inspection of Camp Wlkoff Spain selects Its peace com missioners Boat belonging to the gov ernment destroyed and four men killed while removing torpedoes from the rlvei near New Orleans Strike In the Coler- aine. pa., colliery ended by a compro mise Earthquake In Santiago . W. H. Parsons, manager of the Water town, N. ST., branch of the Postal Tel egraph company, killed by a collision of bicycles Boy named Cooksley killed himself In Greely, la., after murdering an old man with whom he lived Halfwitted tramp confesses that he killed little Mary Wesley near Hopedale, 0 Great victory for the British over the Mahdists near Khartoum Con: fession to officers and others make it certain that Joseph Malone, a negro, nangea in Dallas for murder, partici pated In five other murders and four as saults on white women. MONDAY, SEPT. 5. Frank, George and Mable Ferguson of Brooklyn drowned near Stamford, Conn., by the capsizing of a rowboat Her bert Brayton, 21 years old, drank poison and drowned himself In Fall River ow ing to love and business troubles William Barley of Salem killed by a locomotive in Pawtucket while walking the track Comb and button factory burned In New York and 200 girls de prived of employment Frank Thing of Swampscott and Frederick Kennedy or Lynn drowned In Lynnfleld, Mass., while boating Two brothers stabbed In Camp Meade, Pennsylvania, by a member of a Tennessee regiment Queen of Denmark seriously ill Spanish soldiers In Cuba clamoring for their money, many not having been paid fur ID months and fully realizing how hopeless their case Is If they return home, there to await a day of payment -torest afire near Plymouth, Mass -Mrs. Bates arrested In Norwell. Mass., on a charge of killing her daugh ter, aged 17 years, in 1SU7, because of Jealousy According , to advices from the Philippines, General Rios, governor of the Visayas Islands, arresting and shooting suspected persons, Including prominent natives of Manila Cellu loid factory and other buildings In New ark succumbed to flames Lightning burned several buildings In New Hamp shire and Maine, and killed a marl on a mountain In Vermont Three boys drowned In Buffalo while bathing, and two men lost In the rapids by the up setting of their rowboat Indiana pri vate broke his back by diving in shallow water In Jacksonville Buildings in Terre Haute uhroofed by wind Dam age of $500 caused by Are in Oakland, Me John Hennessy of Bangor, aged 35, was fatally Injured by being struck by a freight train. TUESDAY, SEPT. 7. Engineer and fireman of a locomotive Injured In McGraw, N. Y., by Jumping after running Into an open switch C. F. Baker of Meriden, N. II., killed by a train near Charlemont, Mass- Prospectors In the Copper river valley living on supplies furnished by the gov ernment Convention of factory in spectors In Boston House In Machlas- port, Me., torn to pieces by a lightning bolt, and a woman and child burned badly in East Machias Chaplain Mc- Intyre of the Oregon to be courtmar- tial'ed for talking too freely Span lards Interfering with the distribution of food intended for suffering Cubans Residences unroofed, stacks and barns torn down and many buildings demol ished by a storm in St. Joseph, Mo Official Gazette of Spain publishes a royal decree appointing the president of the French republic a knight of the golden fleece Bathing pavilion In Revere, Mass., belonging to the state, burned at a loss of $50,000 Bride lost her footing in the Austrian Alps and was killed, and her husband threw himself after her Peruvian congress sanc tioned the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus as the result of disturb ances Fireman and brakeman killed and engineer scalded In a wreck of a Washington freight train Boston steamer with 200 of the Ninth Massa chusetts regiment, most of them sick, ran ashore at Point Judith during a fog; men taken to Newport on a lighter Express crashes into a heavily laden trolley car at Cohoes, N. Y.: 18 were killed and a number of the Injured are not expected to live Middle-of-the-road Populists meet in national con vention at Cincinnati ; Ignatius Donnelly denounces General Wheeler and Senator Butler, and recommends a reorganiza tion of the Populist party Kansas City Star gives the text of three more official telegrams, which, it claims, proves Miles was Shaffer's commander Holland's young queen formally en throned. For Over Fifty Years. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been used by millions of mothers for their children while teething. If disturbed at night and broken of your rest by a sick child suffering and crying with pain of cutting teeth, send at once and get a bottle of "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for Children Teething. It will relieve the poor little sufferers immediate ly. Depend upon it, mothers, there is no mistake about it. It cures diarrhoea, regulates the stomach and bowels, cures wind colic, soltens the gums, reduces inflammation, and gives tone and energy to the whole Bvstem. "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup'" for children teething is pleasant to the taste, and is the present), tionofoneofthe oldest and best female physicians and nurses in the United States. Price twenty-five cents a bottle. Sold by all dmgRists throughout the world. Be sure and ask for "Mrs. Win slow'i Soothing Syrup. BOSTON MARKET. Low Priced Flour About at the Limit of Decline. Prices Favor the Htitler lluyer Bst Fresh Kg Not Abundant Potatoes In Full Supply Lower Figures For Iteef Considered Probable. Boston, Sept. 5. For September and October shipment considerable flour has been bought at prices a good deal below what was paid for prompt delivery. It Is noted, however, that there has been a change of sentiment In regard to low priced flours, with the feeling fully ex pressed that even such flours will go lit tle or no lower. For prompt shipment lrom the mills some business is being done at $1.50(fj4.60 for the best known spring patents. The flour trade commit tee of the chamber of commerce quotes as follows on old wheat flour: Spring wheat, clears, $3.20(5-3.76; straights, $4 4.50; patents, $4.255; winter wheat, clears, $3.25(&)3.85; straights, $3.40(3)4; pattnts, $3.75&4.50. Oatmeal and the cereals are quiet, with no changes In the quoted prices: Barrel cornmeal, $1.701.75; bag meal, 75T7c; yellow granulated, $2.252.50; rolled and ground oatme.. ;, $3.75(&4.40; cut, $4.154.40; graham Hour, $2.754.50; bolted meal, $2.204.50; rye flour, $2.90 3.25; rye, 60 65c. Corn Is ra.her easy, in spite of the at tempt to stimulate the market hiough adverse crop returns. Here the market is quoted at: Track steamer yellow, 39c; No. 2 yellow, 3U'4c; No. 2 yellow, to ar rive, 3ii'$i8j3'Jc; No. 3 yellow, 38Vi38c. Oats are a fraction easier on oats to arrive, but the track market Is quiet and uncharged. Here the market is quoted at: Track fancy clipped white, new, 3Sc; old, 33(&34c; No. 1 clipped, new, 32c; No. 2 clipped, old, 33c; new, 32c. To arrive, new oats are quoted at 28'i 28-ytC for 34 to 36 lb; 36 to 38 lb, 28 29c; 38 to 40 lb, 29'i30c; fancy barleys, 3232'jC. Hay is In a quiet position. The sup ply of the best old hay is limited, and the market is firm, but new hay Is abun dant, and prices are easy. Straw Is In full supply, with the position easy. Mill feed Is selllrg only fairly, with the mar ket in the buyer's favor: Hay, $615; fancy old, in Jobbing lots, $16.50(&17; rye straw, $8(59; sack spring bran, $12.5u 12.75; sack winter, $14; middlings, $13.25 14.75; mixed feed, $141(15.25; Unseed meal, old process, $23.502-l; cottonseed meal, $22.50. BUTTER, CHEESE AND EGGS. Butter is dull and the market Is easy. Still, the trade does not admit of any ichanges In quotaions, hough it Is ad mitted tha prices favor the buyer: Best creamery, small lots and pkgs, 19Vb 20c; northern creamery, round lots, 18V4 19e; western, 18(18V2c; eastern, 17 ISc; firsts, 15(516Vc; imitations, 14 16c; northern dairy, 13(g 16c; Jobbers get ViC to lc more. Cheese Is dull and rather easy. Still, prices are not quotably changed: Round lots. SfiSVic; sage, 8Q9c; jobbing, c higher. Eggs are well sustained, especially on the best fresh, which are not abundant: Refrigerator, 1415c; western fresh, 14(S15c; Michigan and Indiana, 1616Vic; eastern, 17(Q19c; nearby and fancy, 20 23c; Jobbing, l2c more. BEANS AND POTATOES. Beans are easier, though not much lower in quotations. The market seems to rather surprise both the shippers and the receivers, in that the supply is really short, but trade is dull. Carload lots, jea, $1.271i(?1.30; medium, $1.30; yellow .eyes, $1.471.50; red kndneys, $2.05 2.07V4; California small white, $1.75; Cali fornia Lima, 4c per lb. Jobbing lots are 10c more. Potatoes are In full supply, but are selling fairly well, though the weather has been very hot and unfavorable. Sweet potatoes are a shade easier: Ex tra Rhode Island and native, $1.251.37 per bbl; Aroostook, bulk, 43c per bu; sweet potatoes, $1.50(01.75 for Virginias; Jersey double heads, $1.7502. Green corn is plenty, and sells at 25 45c peF bu. The quality of that which Is freshly picked Is the best of the season, especially the fancy Crosby. Native celery Is in the market, and sells at 80 90c per bu bx. Cucumbers are In such supply as to glut the market and bring the price down to almost nothing. Pickling stock is in full supply, and sells at low prices, though fancy small gher kin stock brings good prices. The range is all the way from 25c to $1 per bskt or pkg. Shell beans are firmer at 85$1 per bu. Cabbages are In full supply, and sell at $23 per 100, as to quality. Turnips are in better BUpply, and sell at 40g60c per bu for best white. By the barrel they are worth $1.25(Q'1.50 for yellow. Beets sell at 2530c per bu, with carrots at B060c; parsnips, $1 per bu; native to matoes, 2540c per bu. APPLES AND PEARS. There is a full supply of apples, and the fruit is mostly perishable and has to be sold. This keeps the market easy ton all but the best lots. Astrachans and Williams are about out of the market: Gravensteins, $1.752.25; Astrachans, $1.502; Williams, $1.752.25; golden sweet, $1.602; common, 75cl. 25; by the bushel, 3075c. From the farmers' wag ons they continue to sell as low as 25 60c, the latter price for choice. Pears are still in full supply of poor lsh lots, but the best are not very plenty and bring pretty full prices: Bartletts, $34 per bli; Clnpp's favorites, $23; Odd varieties, $12.50; by the bushel, 50c to $1.23. ' LIVE STOCK MARKET. The beef market Is thoroughly sus tained, thus far, but the arrivals for the week have been very heavy, and It will require an unusually active market to prevent lower prices. The total arrivals for the week have Included 188 cars for Boston and 101 cars for export. The quotations are steady at': Choice steers, 89c; good steers, 8Vi8c; light and cows, 734Sc; txtra heavy hinds, 11 12c; good hinds, 10V4llc; light hinds, 10V410c; heavy fores, 66c; good, 6c; light, 6Vc; backs, 77c; rattles, 441)4c; chunks, 6i6c; short ribs, ll'412Vic; rounds, 78c; rumps, 12 13c; rumps and loins, 1415c; loins, 16 17c. The pork market ts quiet and un changed. Trade has not been very satis factory since the very hot weather set in. Lard is quiet, and rather easy.though not quotably changed. Fashion's fllrror. The styles of juckets worn this season are so varied that it is difficult to choose from among them. If one's fieure is carefully studied, however, there will be little doubt about the appropriateness of tho mode chosen for the iudividual persons, as bolh tight fitting and loose top garments bra alike favored and fashionable. The loots Jackets are made either double-breasted or with fly fronts, one of the latter sort, copied from The Delineator, being shown in the sketch made of box -cloth, with a velvet collar and a machine-stitched finish. The buck is in box style, seamless and flaring from tho figure, and the sleeves aro of stylish dimensions. Specially prepared for us by Tlie Butterick Publishing Co. (Limited). Fanciful costumes are still admired despite the great popularity of the severe military and naval stylos that are shown in such variety. A ribbon decoration consisting of. frilli of narrow ribbon anjl a fancy belt of wider ribbon give the air of elaboration seen in tho toilette of plain French ehallis, which comprises recent modes introduced by The Delineator. A blouse front closed at the left side In Russian style contrasts with a back having fulness only iu tho lower part in the wajst, which is given a drossy touch by fancy caps and culls on tho simple sleeves. The frill decoration is particularly well suited to the skirt, which is made without any un necessary fulness, so that flounces may bo added, if desired, without interfering with the graceful lines of the shape. Tho akirt is on the three-piece order and is an excellent mode for severe effecis also. Specially prepared for us by The Butterick Publishing Co. i Limited). W t 14. time it's a sign of all your cleaning with BUM Powder and you can change your clothes early iu the day. worry. Largest package LOioago. t, jouu. Ph Mr Oiraiift -UrnHhU Won. NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. Since January 1 , 1 898, has paid its policy-holders $907,713.22 (over $5,000 Each Day) ; adding to its assets in the same period more than $500,000.00 and writing $6,326, 000.00 of new insurance, closing the half year with $78,320,291 80 of insurance in.force. W. W, SPBAGVE, General Agent, St, Jobtiabury, Vermont, Nearly cvury color is represented in the array of shirt-waists this season. In silk, cheviot, gingham and the host of sheer fabrics, like lawn, dimity, organdy, etc., one's favorite color may bo found without dillieultv. und as colors are nearly all removable, ouo may chose the style most becoming and have it made of tho material in the waist or of white linen. The shirt-waiat illustrated is AMY. Ik. taen from the current number of The De lineator, and is of silk; the removable collar is surrounded by a plaid ribbon tie and a fancy belt is worn over which the waist droops ; it is closed through a box-plait with pretty studs and has a square yoke at the back. Any of the fashionable washable fabrics may bo made up in this manner, and the dainty accessories, like studs, belt and tie, have much to do with tho general good effect and becomingness. Specially prepared for us by The Butterick Publishing Co. Limited The variety in shirt-waists is now almost without limit, and all figures can bo perfectly Kuitei and a trim effect assured. One of the fanciful designs was chosen for wear with a braid-trimmed skirt of novel shaping to com pose the tasteful toilette hero shown, and a linen collar, string tie and leather belt are aecessories that give the necessary smart fin' ish. Three box-plaits with fulness resulting from groups of lucks between make both the back and fronts decorative, and a pointed yoke gives a smooth trim adjustment across the shoulders in back. The skirl has two circu lar flounces extend ng to the belt at each side of the front, and, liko the shirt-waist, is one of the latest modes introduced in The Delin eator. Specially prepared for us by The Butterick Publishing Co. Limited), L"!:r."e !'. Mltlllllll-H. London, Sept. 6. There has been a series of fatalities In the Austrian Alps. The case of a newly married couple was particularly sad. The bride lost her footing and fell; the rope broke and she went to destruction. The husband de liberately threw himself after her and was killed. A gentleman who visited the spot lost his balance and fell, being killed Instantly. , 11 ftn poor management. Do working clothes for resting It saves time, work and greatest economy. , THE N. K. FAIBBASK COHPAKI.I - flpfl new igric. uosion. nilelnh a. - .. vt itrfTif HAIR . MATTRESSES. If you want a good nieht's rest these hot summer nights be sure you are sleeping on one ol our superior hair mat tresses. If your own mnttrcss is hard and full of bunches send it to us and we will renovate it iu short notice. 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