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The Boston Associated Board of Trade
passed a resolution favoring the repeal
of the duty on hides.
Eddie McDuffee added another world's
record to his list by going a half mile at
Chicago In 40 2-5 seconds, motor paced.
The three grand stands on the Roches
ter Driving Park association grounds
were totally destroyed by Are, entailing
a loss of $25,000.
Burial services were held at Arlington
cemetery over the remains of Lieutenant
M. C. Krayenbuhl, Third artillery, killed
in the Philippines.
Fire broke out In the Bradley block
at Cleveland, destroying the upper two
of the Beven stories. The damage done
amounts to $100,000, chiefly by water.
As the first visiting place of their
honeymoon Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mazet
of New York arrived In Boston. They
were married in Bolton N. Y Saturday.
While pine lumber manufacturers have
agreed upon a uniform mark up In prices.
The advance is 50 cents per thousand in
Borne grades and $1 a thousand on others.
The body of uharles A. Hobbs, terribly
mangled, was found on the railroad
track between Saugus and East Saugus,
Mass. He leaves three daughters and a
Michael Cuff of Fall River was run
over by a freight train at Phlllipsdale,
R. I. Both legs were cut off below the
knee and he Is suffering from minor
The Omaha Bee announces the forth
coming nuptials of Senator John M.
Thurston of Nebraska and Miss Lola
Pearman of Washington within the next
10 days.
John Cavanagh and five others,
charged with the death of Kid Lavelle
at Homestead, Pa., were found not
guilty. The cost was Imposed on the de
fendants. Plans are well under way for the estab
lishment in Chicago of an International
stock show. The exhibition will include
sheep, hogs, horses and poultry, as well
as cattle.
The trial of J. W. Anderson, bank clerk,
accused of stealing $G2,000 from Molson's
bank at Winnipeg, resulted in a verdict
of "not guilty." The verdict was re
ceived with cheers.
Memorial services for the four anar
chists executed for implication in the
Haymarket riots In 1887 were held at
Chicago under the auspices of the Social
ist Labor Party club.
Marshall N. Benson, who was serving
a two years" sentence in the county Jail
at Barnstable, Mass., and who, for his
age, Is considered a remarkable des
perado, has escaped.
Steam barge Pottsville, while on Its
way up the Kennebec river, with 1400
tons of coal, consigned to the Togus
,(Me.) national home, suddenly com
menced filling, and sank.
The Bethel Advent church of Manches
ter, N. H., voted to extend a call to Rev.
P, W. Goodwin of Haverhill, Mass., to
succeed Rev. C. R. Croesett, resigned.
The vote was unanimous.
Richard Croker has made arrange
ments to sail for England the latter part
of this month. He says he expects to
return to the United States long before
the presidential campaign.
Officials of the Nortnern Pacific rail
way confirm the statement that on Jan.
1 that road will redeem $6,000,000 worth
of bonds from the proceeds of land salts
to the Weyerhauser syndicate.
Major Taylor, the colored rider, broke
another bicycle record at Chicago by
following his motor cycle for half a mile
In 41 seconds fiat. The previous record
was 41 4-5 seconds, held by McDuffee.
Charles Schneider of Chicago Is or
ganizing a regiment to send to South Af
rica to help the Boers. Most of the
members of the regiment, he says, will
be veterans of the Franco-Prussian war.
Will Taylor was found guilty of the
murder of Jep Dennard at Washington,
Ga., and sentenced to 99 years in the
penitentiary. This Is the second time
Taylor has been convicted of this crime.
Admiral Schley has received his final
orders from the navy department to
hoist his flag on the Chicago at New
York, on the 17th Instant, assuming
command of the South Atlantic station.
Two more of the whaling fleet have ar
rived at San Francisco from the north
Pacific. They were the Alexander and
Karluk. Alexander brought 15,000
pounds of whalebone and Karluk 14,000
Jack Moffatt, the Chicago middle
weight, won an easy victory over Frank
Purcell of California at Chicago. The
fight went the six-round limit, but the
Callfornian was weak and groggy at the
final gong.
The fragments of the unidentified
woman, portions of whose body were
found on West Seventeenth street, New
York, and In the North river, several
weeks ago, have been burled In the
potters' field.
The war department has received the
report of the board of Inquiry which In
vestigated chargts of irregularities on
the transport Tartar. By direction of
Secretary Root the report will not be
made public.
Treasury officials are watching the
course of the money market In New
York, but It Is understood that no steps
are contemplated at this time to relieve
the strength in rates which exists in
some quarters.
Rev. Thomas F. Sullivan, a scholastic
of the Society of Jesus, stationed at
Holy Cross college, Worcester, Mass.,
died at the college Infirmary of tuber
culosis. Rev. Sullivan was 21 years old
and was a resident of Boston.
William Smith, aged 68, committed sui
cide at Norwich, Conn., by throwing him
self headlong Into an unused well on his
premises. The well was about 15 feet
deep and contained six feet of water.
Smith was probably deranged.
James M. Knight, aged 81, died at
Wlscasset, Me. He was a merchant
there for 56 years. He was a prominent
Mason, had been selectman Beveral times
and county treasurer, and was a repre
sentative in the legislature In 1865.
Ial M. Thompson, nlgtit watchman at
the Lyman school for boys at Westboro,
dropped dead at Leominster, Mass.,
while waiting for a train. He was a
veteran of the Civil war. His father
and three brothers all died suddenly.
The annual report of Second Assistant
Postmaster General Shallenberger urges
the handling of mails by pneumatic
tubes in congested centers of population.
Recommendation Is made for $500,000 for
extension of the pneumatic service.
Secretary Dick of the national Repub
lican committee announces that It has
been decided to call the committee to
gether on Dec. 10 next, at Washington, to
name the time and place for holding the
next national Republlpanconventlon.
Colonel James Moor.
termaster general, U. S. A., has been re
lieved from further duty ln the office of
the quartermaster general of the army
and ordered to Governor's island, for
duty as chief quartermaster of the de
partment of the east.
The quarter-mle paced record was
broken twice at Garfield park, Chicago,
Eddie McDuffee clipped 1 1-6 seconds
Irom the record, making the new mark
20 1-6. A few minutes later Major
Taylor, the colored rider, went the dis
tance In 20 seconds flat.
The war departmnt has received a
dispatch from General Otis, stating that
all hope of saving the transport Hooker
had been abandoned. Her supplies will
be taken off and the hulk then will be
sold at auction at Manila. The vessel
was worth about $150,000.
Judge Feagln of the Birmingham,
Ala., criminal court, pronounced the act
of the general assembly of 1896, which
forbids the sale of pools at horsehaces,
to be unconstitutional. Poo'sellers who
had been arrested on the charge of vio
lating the law were released.
The replies of the European nations
interested in China to the request of the
state department for a formal under
taking to preserve the "open door" in the
east are not expected for several weeks,
as the exchanges are not taking place in
Washington, but at the various Euro
pean capltols.
The Bank of Athene (Ga..) has been
placed ln the hands of a receiver. The
stockholders claim the institution is
solvent. The experts who have been
examining the books of Cashier Ben
edict, who mysteriously disappeared sev
eral months ago, will not be ready to re
port within 60 days.
One of the longest daily through car
services In Ihe world will be Inaugurated
by the Santa Fe road. This line will be
gin operating a dally first-class sleeper
between Kansas City and the City of
Mexico. The distance between the two
points is 2396 miles. During the entire
run there will be no change whatever.
Dr. Walter J. Hoffman, United States
consul at Manheim, Germany, died at
Reading, Pa., of lung affection, aged 53.
He was formerly connected with the
Smithsonian institute, and before that
with western scientific expeditions. He
received decorations from a number of
foreign rulers and scientific bodies.
The preliminary steps in the consolida
tion of the Old Colony and King Philip
Brewing companies' plants, at Fall
River, Mass., have been taken, and it
is stated that within a short time these
two large breweries will be under one
corporation. The combined capital
stock of the breweries will reach over
St. Vincent's hospital was dedicated
at Worcester, Mass., with appropriate
ceremonies. Dr. Duggan presided, and
there were speeches by Rt. Rev. T. D.
Beaven, bishop of the Springfield dio
cese; Mayor R. J. Dodge, Jr.; Dr. Charles
A. Peabody, superintendent of the city
hospital, and Dr. Thomas H. Gage. The
hospital Is open to all races, creeds and
The London newspapers unanimously
regard McKlnley's election to a second
presidential term as assured.
General Andrade, the deposed presi
dent of Venezuela, has arrived at San
Juan, P. R. He Is quoted as having
said that he was still president of Ven
ezuela, and that he would soon return to
that country.
, The German consul at Kingston, Jam.,
received an intimation that, owing to
war conditions, the German corvettes
Stein, Stesch and Charlotte have been
ordered to proceed home Immediately.
The Incident has caused considerable
At a meeting of the students of Mc
Glll university, Montreal, It was de
cided to discard the Canadian Rugby
football game next year for English
Rugby, as the latter gives less chance
for foul play, and Is more enjoyable for
the spectators.
Great enthusiasm has been aroused
among Cubans by the announcement
that General Wood Is to be appointed to
the governorship of the Island when a
civil government Is established. Gen
eral Wood has not received official notice
of his appointment.
The flour market Is reported firm at
slightly reduced prices following wheat.
Cornmeal is a little easier, with oat
meal unchanged. Corn is a little firmer.
Oats are fairly sustained.
Hay is steady, with a fair demand;
straw firm: Hay, $1217; fancy and
jobbing, $17.5018; rye straw, $1315.
Pork and lard seem to be steady at
the decline. Beef is steady, with a mod
erate trade. Lambs and mutton are in
steady demand: Lambs, 78Vic; Biigh
tons and eastern, 7g9c; yearlings, 5
7c; muttons, 4Vi"c; fancy and Brigh
ton, 67M!c; veals, 59c; fancy Brigh
tons, 910'jC
Poultry Is selling fairly: Northern
chickens, fresh, 1217c; fresh fowls, 12
14c; fresh turkeys, 1720c; western iced
chickens, lOic; fowls, 10liy.ic; iced
turkeys, 1214c; green ducks, 1215c;
green geese, ll15c; live fowls, 89c;
chickens, S9c.
Butter holds firm, with little change:
Best creamery, small lots and pkgs, 25
2514c; northern creamery, round lots,
231A21'Jc; western, 2324c; eastern, 23
24c; firsts, 2022c; Imitations, 1720c;
jobbing, Vj to lc more.
Cheese is very well held: Round lots,
1213c; Jobbing, lc higher; Liver
pool, 64s for white; colored, 56s.
Fresh eggs are steady, with refrigera
tor quiet: Refrigerator, 16Mi17c; west
ern fresh, 2122Msc; eastern, 2224c;
nearby and fancy, 2G28c; Jobbing, 1
lo higher.
Beans hold very firm:, Carload lots,
pea, $1.821.S5; medium, $1.824; small
pea, $1.92H1.95; yellow eyes, $2.15; red
kidneys, $2.50; California small white,
$2.152.20; Lima, 6c per lb; Jobbing, 10c
Apples are rather easy, but quotably
unchanged: Pippins, $1.602; pound
sweets, $22.50; gravenstelns, $33.50;
No. 2, $22.50; Baldwins, $1.752.50;
greenings, $1.502; kings, $23 per bbl;
No. 2 and mixed varieties, $12; Job
bing and fancy lots, 60c$l per bbl more.
Potatoes are well sustained, with
sweets a little easier: Extra Aroostook
hebrons and Green mountains, 4S60c;
northern white nnd Green mountains,
46c; Virginia sweet, $1.601.87V& per bbl.
nr. null's Cough Nyrup la n grand
old remedy, used for mnny years nnd is
still in public favor. It is without doubt
the best medicine for nil pulmonary af
fections. It always cures. All drug
gists sell it for 25 cents.
London, Nov. 14. Though the brief
news received from the seat of war la
encouraging to the more enthusiastic
persons, it is nevertheless received with
out excitement by conservative folk.
They refer one to the experiences of the
past, urging the idea that on should not
Jump at conclusions from the meagre
details supplied.
Dispatches say that heliograph com
munication has been established with
Ladysmith, but so far no news has been
received, the latest date being Nov. 6.
which shows that the occupants of
Ladysmith had no news of the outside
world since' General French reached
Pietermarltzburg, and that they were
puzzled at the Inactivity 01 the Boers.
Everyone was confident and cheerful,
but all were suffering the Inconven
iences of the siege, bread selling at 3
shillings per loaf.
Colonel Baden-Powell's dashing sor
ties at Mafeklng encourage the hope
that the British garrisons along the west
ern border are well able to hold out.
Cecil Rhodes is employing 8000 men,
white and black, at Klmberley In road
making as a remedy for destitution.
According to a dispatch from De Aar
the Boers at Klmberley have got the ex
act range of the mines and are con
stantly throwing shells at the dynamite
huts. Several of the, latter1 have been
blown up; and the damage done to the
mines already amounts to many thou
sand pounds.
A dispatch from Lorenzo Marquez
says that Father Matthews, chaplain of
the Irish fusiliers, who was captured at
Nicholson's Nek, complains that though
General Joubert promised to How him to
return to the British camp, he was
taken to Pretoria. The secretary of war
released him two days after his arrival,
and he was permitted to leave. He ad
mits that the British prisoners are well
cared for.
Father Matthews says, with reference
to the surrender of the Irish fusiliers
and the Gloucestershire troops at Nichol
son's Nek, that after the mules stam
peded the force got hard pressed by the
enemy. They would have held out, how
ever, but some subordinate, without in
structions, hoisted a flag of truce on his
own responsibility. Nothing then re
mained but to surrender.
"We were sent out," says Father
Matthews, "to occupy a position with
the object of preventing two Boer forces
from Joining. We started at 8:30 Sun
day evening, marched 10 miles and got
to the hill about 1 o'clock Monday morn
ing. "The first mishap was that the moun
tain battery stampeded and scattered
the whole lot of mules. We formed up
again and gained the top of the hill. The
guns were gone, but not all the ammu
nition. I do not know what stampeded
the mules. It was pitch dark.
"We had one hour sleep. The firing
began Just after daybreak, being some
what slack for a time. But finally the
Boers crept round and then the firing be
came furious. Our men made a breast
work of stones.
"Soon after 12 o'clock noon there was
a general cry of 'cease fire,' but our fel
lows would not stop firing. Major Adye
came up and confirmed the order, and
then the bugle sounded, 'Cease fire.'
"In our locality there was a rumor that
a white flag was raised by a young of
ficer who thought his batch of 10 men
were the sole Burvlvors; but we were 900
alive, having started with perhaps 1000.
I think many of the battery men escaped.
"Our officers and men were furious at
the surrender. The Boers did not seem
to be ln great numbers on the spot; but
I heard their main body had galloped off.
Our men had to give up their arms, and
the officers were sent to Commandant
Steenkamp. The officers then ordered
the men to fall in.
"The officers were taken away from
the men and sent to General Joubert the
same day, traveling ln mule wagons and
sleeping that night in some Btore on the
way. The next morning they took a
train at Waschbank for Pretoria. They
are very well treated, and so, I have
heard, are the men.
"There has been no unpleasantness in
Pretoria. The officers are in a school
building and are allowed to walk as they
please In the grounds.
"The surrender, in my judgment, was
a great blunder, caused by a misunder
standing. Major Adye was much put
out. The white flag was not hoisted by
the Irish fusiliers."
Mido'ev DfifD'v In Dtb'.
New York, Nov. 14.A petition in
bankruptcy was -filed yesterday by
William E. Midgley of this city, with
liabilities of $1,716,039, of which $274,762
is nominally secured. The value of as
sets Is not given. Midgley was presi
dent of the American Casualty Insur
ance and Security company, which col
lapsed In 1894 after Its $1,700,000 capital
and surplus had been expended. Midg
ley, with three others, were indicted in
connection with the failure, Midgley
attributed his trouble to the enmity of
Austin Corbln. A Jury in the general
sessions declared Midgley not guilty.
Midgley then sued the Long Island Rail
road company for $250,000 for false ar
rest and he got a verdict for $20,000.
Forly-fh'rd In'an'rv Mavs.
Burlington, Vt., Nov. 14. Ten com
panies of the Forty-third infantry of
volunteers left here last night for New
York, where they will embark for Ma
nila on the transport Meade. The men
were recruited at Fort Ethan Allen, and
left here on three special trains. The
reports that there had been many de
sertions here previous to starting proved
untrue, as 1001 of the 1060 were on hand
and started. The resilient is under the
command of Colonel Murray.
Killed by a Cave-In.
Boston, Nov. 14. Antonio Lonarea,
who was employed with other workmen
digging a trench on the Ward estate, ln
Dorchester, was burled in a cave-In
yesterday, and was killed before ho could
be released. He was covered by 12 feet
of earth.
IVn.nl Cnlnrrh
quickly vields to treatment by Ely's
Crenm Bnlm, which is agreeably aro
nintic: It is received through the nos
trils, cleanses and heals the whole sur
face over which it diffuses itself. A
remedy for Nasal Catarrh wliicMi is
drying or exciting to the diseased mem
brnne should not be used. Cream Balm
is recognized an a specific. Price 60
cents at druggists or by moil. A cold
in the head immediately disappears when
Cream Bnlm is used. Ely Brothers, 56
Warren Street, New York.
)ne of Our Finest Cruisers Strikes a Reel
While Patrolling Asiatic Waters.
Manila, Nov. 14. The United States
trulser Charleston, which had been pa
trolling the northern coast of Luzon,
vas wrecked on a reef off the northwest
toast on Nov. 7.
All of her officers and crew have been
The Charleston has been ln Asiatic
waters more than a year. She was one
of the first vessels to be sent to Manila
after the destruction of the Spanish
fleet by Admiral Dewey. She carried
ammunition and other supplies for the
Asiatic station. Previous to sailing
for Manila she had been overhauled at
the Mare Island navy yard, and was in
prime condition. The Charleston be
longed to that class of vessels commonly
referred to as the "new navy." She had
a full complement of officers and crew.
The naval register issued at the begin
ning of the present year gives her com
mander as Captain William H. Whiting,
and her lieutenant commander Gottfried
The cruiser Charleston, which was
built in San Francisco In 1888, had a dis
placement of 3730 tons, was 312 feet 7
inches In length, 46 feet 2 Inches in
beam, and 21 feet 6 Inches in draught.
She was of steel, having two propellers,
one funnel and two masts with military
She had the following armament:
Two eight-Inch guns, six six-Inch guns,
four six-pounders, two three-pounders,
six one-pounders, two machine guns
and one light gun, with four torpedo
tubes. She had a complement of 306.
A Labor Tanqle.
Chicago, Nov. 14. To break up the pres
ent trades unions, to stamp out the ar
bitrary power of walking delegates, ar
bitrators and professional organizers,
and then to Invite workmen to form new
unions, that will co-operate with em
ployers, Is the plan of campaign of Chi
cago contractors and architects. The
first step In the campaign to destroy the
existing unions waa taken Saturday
when 14 manufacturers of sheet metal
locked out over 400 employes. Several
of the manufacturers Issued letters to
their men, declaring that their action
had been forced upon them by the un
just demands the unions made to a
roofing company.
Fu' Little For Creditors.
Portland, Me., Nov. 14. The report of
Messrs. Bradley and Verrill, assignees
of the banking firm of Woodbury &
Moulton, has been mailed to the cred
itors of the insolvent firm. The report
reveals liabilities of $837,000. When the
assignees came to examine the assets
they found that the firm had in safety
deposit vaults securities of large face
value and little market worth. The list
includes a great amount of bonds and
stocks in corporations in all parts of the
country, largely water companies. On
a total face value of over $569,000 the as
signees place an estimate of $53,000 as
the market value.
Disaster Off Casquet Rock?. "
London, Nov. 14. On Friday night the
Belgian steamer Belglque, Antwerp for
Alexandria, foundered off the Casquet
rocks, near the Island of Alderney. The
night was stormy. A boat was launched
with 16 men, but five of these died of ex
haustion and three others were drowned
in the endeavor of the ship Saint Kllda
to rescue them. Eighteen persons, in
cluding the captain, out of a total crew
of 26, are believed to have been drowned.
Burned to Dea'h.
Greenfield, Mass., Nov. , 14. Thomas
Moore, aged 45, unmarried, was burned
to death yesterday Ina fire in a. house In
which he was a lodger. The fire was in
significant, but it was not known that
Moore was in the house until after the
Are. Apparently he had tried to escape
from the house, but the smoke over
powered him and the flames later burned
the flesh.
On Charne of Fnrnnry.
Berlin, N. H., Nov. 14. M. J. McLeod,
who was arrested on a charge of forgery
in using the name of James R. Gordon
as claimant for life Insurance on a
policy made out to an alleged brother,
was given a hearing yesterday. The
testimony given was quite damaging to
McLeod, and he was held In $1000 for the
February term of the grand jury.
Buffalo Has the Veas'es.
Buffalo, Nov. 14. Buffalo's epidemic
of measles is spreading, and new cases
are being reported at an alarming rate.
During the past three days 68 new cases
have bean reported to the health de
partment, and it is believed that there
are many cases which have not been re
ported. This makes a total of 237
cases reported since Oct. 1.
Got Caunht In Snowstorm.
Machias, Me., Nov. 14. Schooner Nep
tune went ashore on Gott's Island, Bass
harbor, in a thick snowstorm Sunday,
and will be a total wreck. She left
this port Saturday with a cargo of 150,
000 boards, bound for Pawtucket, R. I.
The Neptune was of 92,77 tons net, was
built In 1850, and rebuilt last year.
firnin-O! Kraln-O!
Remember that name when vou wont
a delicious, appetizing, nourishing food
drink to take the place of coffee. Sold
by all grocers and liked by all who have
used it. Grain-O is made of pure train.
it nids digestion and strengthens the
nerves. It is not a stimulant but a
health builder and the children as well as
the adulta can drink it with great bene-
nt, vosts nnout Vi as much as cofTee.
15c. and 25c. per package. Ask vour
grocer for Grain-O.
Tbe new Mauser pistol used by the
German cavalry is a very formidable
weapon. It will kill up to a distance of
500 yards.
A polite Chinaman considers it a
brench of etiquette to wear spectacles in
The household staff of servants at
tached to the Cnstellane palace in Paris
numbers 35 persons.
Fall River, Mass., Nov. 14. A labor
leader says that if a strike is ordered
every mill in the city will be affected by
It, and this will mean the loss of about
$200,000 weekly to the city. He said that
Fall River has employed ln her mills
28,300 operatives. There are 82 mills,
2,901,056 spindles and 70,878 looms in the
city, representing an Invested capital of
over $25,000,000, and a weekly production
averaging 250,000 pieces of print cloths.
Fall River has one-half of the spindles
ln Massachusetts, about three-fifths of
the spindles ln New England and about
half of the aggregate number in the
United States. Referring to the south
ern mills he said that Fall River has
more than double the number of spindles
in all the southern states combined and
almost as many as all the states In the
Union, outside of New England.
This will show the effect a strike will
have upon the cotton Industry of the
United States. With about 28,300 em
ployes and a union membership of one
third that number, Fall River is the
most strongly organized mill city in the
world. The weekly payroll of the Fall
River mills reaches $188,000, or an aver
age of over $6.60 per week to each em
ploye, from the agent and treasurer, who
received as high a salary as $10,000 per
year, to the lowly paid back boy, who
gets $2.60 per week for his labor. If the
10 percent Increase is given to the in
dustrial workers of the city the weekly
average will be about $7.25 for each em
ploye, from the back boy up to the agent.
At the time the last restoration was
made, M. C. D. Borden, managing owner
of the Fall River Iron works mills, fore
stalled the members of the Manufactur
ers' association by giving his employes
the 11 1-9 percent increase without a
strike. At this time euch an act on his
part is not looked for by many of the
laboring element. Should he volun
tarily restore wages to the original
basis of two years ago, the whole wage
situation will be settled amicably, for It
is realized by both manufacturers and
operatives that if Mr. Borden followed
his precedent of a year ago the employ
ers of this city would be forced to follow.
A special meeting of the Textile coun
cil was held Sunday, lasting nearly
four hours. Reports from delegates from
all the unlonB resting upon the final de
cision of the Textile council were ac
cepted. Considerable discussion led to
the adoption of the following unanimous
"We demand of the manufacturers an
increase of 10 percent in wages on the
present schedule for all operatives, the
same to go into effect on Dec. 11, and a
reply is requested on or before Nov. 24.
In the event of -refusal, we recommend
all operatives not to return to work
Dec. 11."
Secretary Whitehead said: "This is
practically a recommendation to strike
Dec. 11, If our demand Is refused."
The Textile council feels that its posi
tion Is Justifiable, so much so that it is
willing to submit the question to an ar
bitration committee of five members,
two to be selected by the council, two
by the manufacturers, and the four to
select the fifth member. The committee
must report by Nov. 24. This sugges
tion Is sent to the manufacturers, to
gether with the demand.
In the last four years there have been
9,000 cremations in the United States.
Boston is the fifth city in number of
Wireless telegraphy is to be used for
communicating between five of the Ha
waiian Islands.
Colored nnd white men marching to
gether in a big labor parade in Richmond,
Va., was an unusual spectacle and was
cheered by the white people.
An Easy Test.
If you are suffering from Kidney or
Bladder disease, the doctor asks: "Do
you desire to urinate often, and are you
compelled to get up frequently during
the night ? Does your back pain you ?
Does your urine stain linen ? Is there a
scalding pain in passing it, and is it diffi
cult to hold the urine back ? If so, your
Kidneys or Bladder are diseased."
Try putting some of your urine in a
glass tumbler, let it stand twenty-four
hours. If there is a sediment, or a
cloudy, milky appearance, your Kidueys
are sick.
Dr. David Kennedy's Favorite Remedy
will surely relieve and cure even the most
distressing cases of these drend diseases,
and no physician can prescribe a medi
cine that equals it (or diseasesof the Kid
neys, Liver, Bladder and Blood, Rheu
matism, Dyspepsia nnd Chronic Consti
pation. It will promptly correct the bad
effects of beer and whiskey. All drug
stores sell it (or one dollar a'bottle.
Bv sending vour address lo the DR.
Rondout, N. Y., and mentioning the
Caledonian a trial bottle, together with
pamphlet of valuable medical advice, will
be sent you free postpaid by mail. Our
renders can depend upon the genuineness
of this liberal offer.
Singing Cnnnry, $1.78 ; extra singer, $2.00,
$2.50 and $3 00. Any extra sinner not suit
ing can be changed. Smmrc hrnss cage,
$1.00; larger, $1.60 and $2.00: all real
brass, best quality. Iilrtls and cnges safe by
express on receipt of i rice. Holden's (new)
Book on Birds, 136 pages, illustrated, all
about singing, mating, food, cure, selecting,
and nrires, bv mnll lor 25 cents, stamps.
. II. IIOLDKN, 11 Bowdoln Sq., Boston.
No. 2 grade $4,00 per thous
and feet. Other grades at low
prices. Spruce and Hardwood
Flooring. Sheathing, Lath,
Shingles. Round and Square
5 lb. Butter Boxes. Oall or
write for prices.
Bui Very Few Persons Present al Ihe Dewey
Hazen Wedding Ceremony.
Mrs. Mildred M. Hazen and Admiral
George Dewey were quietly married
Thursday at the rectory of St. Paul's
Catholic church. The ceremony was
performed, by Rev. Ja(mes F. Mackln,
pastor of the church, assisted by Rev.
Joseph A. Foley, assistant pastor, and
Rev. Sidney S. Hurlburt.
The ceremony was strictly private and
of the simplest character. The bride
was accompanied by Mrs. Washington
McLean, her mother, and Mrs. Ludlow,
her sister, while Admiral Dewey was
accompanied by Lieutenant Caldwell,
his aide. There were no other guests,
and after the ceremony the admiral and
Mrs. Dewey entered a carriage and were
driven to the residence of Mrs. Wash
ington McLean, where a wedding break
fast was served.
The arrangements for the wedding
were made with all the secrecy which
has attended the whole affair. After
procuring the license for the wedding,
Lieutenant Caldwell called upon Fr.
Mackln of St. Paul's, at which church
Mrs. Hazen is a communicant, and ar
ranged for the wedding. As Admiral
Dewey Is not a Catholic, a special dis
pensation was required for the perform
ance of the ceremony. The general pub
lic had no intimation of where the cere
mony was to take place, and not a
single spectator was present when the
party reached the church. Mrs. Hazen
and the admiral immediately took their
places ln the centre of the little recep
ton room, where the ceremony was per
formed according to the nuptial rites of
the Catholic church. It consumed less
than five minutes. Father Mackln was
first to hail the bride as Mrs. Dewey.
Strength of prices, a natural outcomi
fit active demand, Is still the leading
feature of the trade situation, notwith
without Gold Dust.
It lightens the labor
of cleaning more
than half and saves
both time and money.
It is "Woman's Best
Friend, Dirt's Worst
Send for free booklet " Golden fttlee
for Housework."
Chicago SUonli NewYork Boitoi
The Summer Street Laundry
would not be full of work if the work did not suit
their customers, "There are others," but a large
number of people prefer our laundry. If you are
not one of our customers we should be pleased to
have your trade. Our price is right and the work
is guaranteed.
Work called for and delivered.
telephone 93.11. SHAW BROS., Proprietors.
is still doing business Under Musio Hall, and will be glad to see all of
his old customers. I shall keep on hand a good line of
and shall sell at low prices. No trouble to show goods.
The Best is the Cheapest.
We buy direct from the Mines, have one of the best storage
pockets in northern New England and deliver1 with our own team.
We have purchased a large lot at June prioes that must be moved
immediately. Customers can have the benefit of this deal by
ordering soon,
highest Grade LEHIGH,
WILKESBARRE, a Hard White Ash,
(Often sold as Lehigh.)
The Celebrated DELAWARE & HUDSON all rail,
are some of our leaders.
E. T. & H. K. IDE.
Good Agents HA Tf -1 i.-Cli
Wanted. I lYltlLiuUrJS LBi O Li,
Hot Water Bottles
standing that unseasonably warm
weather ln some sections tends to re
strict retail trade. Less than ordinary
Interruption Is Indicated by election day
The strength of textiles, both raw and
manufactured, has been accentuated
during the week, increases being noted
In raw cotton, wool and hemp. Brad
street's approximate Index number of
Nov. 1 showed a gain of 1 percent for
the month and of 12 percent as com
pared with Jan. 1 this year, and is at the
highest point reported since April, 1893.
The strength of textiles, leather, oils
and miscellaneous products was cal
culated to offset the weakness and ir
regularity ln metals, not including iron
and steel, however, cereals and other
food products. ,
Raw cotton advanced early this week
on an appearance of better buying by
foreign consumers and active domestic
demand for the manufactured product.
Realizing later Imparted some Irregular
ity and even excitement to this staple.
Wool has been equally strong, though
transactions are smaller, and a material
gain in prices is to be noted, while from
the manufactured goods branch come
reports of confident strength and of
probable future advances in men's wear
goods and carpets,
Cereals show little or no change. The
dullness of wheat at domestic markets
finds explanation in Bradstreet's sta
tistics of world's stocks, which Indicate
a gain for the month of over 17,000,000
bushels, contributed entirely from
American sources, however, as foreign
supplies showed a slight shrinkage, the
United States and Canadian stocks gain
ing over 19,000,000 bushels during Oc
tober. Corn Is strong, largely owing to the
readiness of foreign buying at conces
sions. Signs accumulate that shoe
manufacturers and Jobbers are meeting
with success In securing recently ad
vanced prices.
is Hard Work
nr l . T tt r n n..ui-
IViaDCfleSter, , fl, J Proprietor. '
are becoming more and more a necessity
in every household. This is evidenced
by our increasing trade in them from
year to year. We were greatly sur
prised this year at the amount of sum
mer trade in this necessary comfort.
Cold weather however is the time
when they are most in vogue, and trade
is always quite lively in this specialty. ,
Rubber Bottles this year are better
than formerly, as there was so much dis
satisfaction with the cheap ones. They
cost a little more, but they are worth a
good deal more. We have them of
various sizes and stvles.

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