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1 "! rA t&?r'&MW JMri-1rj ''V jtwt P-W"' t4 r fr. " THE OHIO-ACrO 33 .A. OLE. ! ) i tf v ' TALE OF BIG BONANZA DAYS. IMtiincc Kcinnrk of Jitinc Klnml llrlriuN Kuln to 111- (liircleticr. In tliu olil ilaj s ot iwcltoiniMit, when lnlnlii stocks mto on tliu Jump nnd lllL'U Ill'l'lltllU Illllllulltlll'OS OU'I' olio l.t.v's tlnliMlnj.', mi InehliMit occurred nt tin; country iisllincu of .Inincs C. I'lood In MlmiIo, wIumi a fiiltly wcll-to-ilo luilik'iit found himself without n lloinu In tlio short poilod of onu week. Tliu iiitiiri niiiuu wim Hunk, und, lit ItiK ii lliHt-fliiMs Kiirdonor, lie romllly found L-niploynioiit nboiit the test donees of tliu woiilthy owners of iiinii Mow. In this wny liu wns employed nt the flood its I du inc. Hunk wns lol ti'iltiK nhout the Kiirden one Snturdny t' filing ns the proprietor, In company with u visitor, wns IooUIiik oer the Mock. Mr. Flood, who hnd Just stepped out of the hog corral, t'iiuiilly renuirked to his friend Hint lie would he willing to uiiike a bet thnt "Con would no up to .".oil before Cliilstinns." Hunk con stiucted "con" to menu Consolidated Vli'Klulii, nnd. tiiklnu the tip which he thoiijiht would miike lilm n million aire, h disposed of his holding of J.() acres of line laud, his stock, and, In brief, everything he had on en i III ex cept his wife and four luklit little Hanks. The proceeds he Invested In (Consolidated Virginia stocks, which was then selling at ?T." a share. Christmas came, but Instead of "Con" going up to ?:i(K) It fell to ?.-,. The liiiin was a pauper. In linnentlng his loss he Incidentally mentioned to a friend of Flood's how he ot his all. I'lood. who was generous to a fault, .sent for Hank and hud him lepeat his story. When he learned of his chance remark about "Con going to IHhi be fore Christmas" he fairly shook with laughter and explained what It meant. It was In reference to the girt of u .young sow, made a pieseut to him by "Con" O'Connor, who, In the fun of the thing, had called the pig "Con." The bet alluded to the sow's luci casing In weight to UOO pounds before Christ mas and not to Con. Virginia, Having enjoyed the Joke and after joshing Hank the noble-hearled I'lood bought back the much for Hank and recompensed him for all bis losses. Tliu originality of tliu Joke ami the knowl edge of the penalty paid by an eaves dropper was Flood's reward. REPORT OP 1I1H CONDITION OF THE GOMMERGIAL NATIONAL BANK OF CHICAGO At CIojo of limine, September C, 1001. nusduiicns. Loans and discounts (21,415,118 CI 0ordrafts SUO Rcnl estate 93.ISCS2J U. 8. bonds at par , 600,000 00 Other bonds and stocks 2,081,101,1') Duo from U, 8. treasurer 25,000.00 Cash and due from other banks 11.CJ9.91S.13 Total J35.TS7.5S7.2I mwiimtii:. Capital stock paid In i 2,000,000,00 .Surplus fund 1,000.000.00 Undivided profits 729,384 09 National bank notes outstand- Inn B00.00O0O Deposits 31.65S.2J3 IB Total .. .NJ,T!iT.SS;.2l npni'iiiiN. JAMES II. KCKKI.8. President. JUSKIMI T. TAI.UKItr, Vlco-Presldenf and Cashier. II. VCRNON, Second Vleo-Presldoiit, N. n. I.OSCH, Asslsinnt Cashier. II. C. VEll.VON. Asslntnnt Cashier. (1. II. SMITH, Astlfctnnt Cashier. II. K. SMITH. Aulltor. M. KltKLI., MatiHKer Korvlcn Banking Department. ntttKcroiiN. Pranklln MscWngli Unrlm Miller Win, J. UlmltniTM Charles V. HpahMng Robert T. Lincoln Joseph T. Talbcrt K. It. tiary Junius II Kekols Paul Mm' ion Letter. of Credit Issued, Foreign I) -ads and Sptcle bought and sold. I'o.stat remitt:incs and cable transfer.! madu to all part of tins world. A Ti'otihlesomo Diner. "See that mah coming In';" Mild the bead waller, beckoning to one of ills lieu, "(lei him In low quick, nnd lead lilm to a seat near the window. Don't let him conic up heie into the center of the loom, (live him a chair fur lug the street. "The unsuspecting cus tomer followed the waller who met lilm without an Idea that he was being led, und was seated as dhected. The head waller breathed a sign of icllef. "That man is a good customer," lie mi Id "I wouldn't like to offend lilm for the world. Hut he has fallen Into bad habits that woik Injury to the house If 1 let lit ilk sit where other guests can see him. Oh, no; he doesn't put his knife In Ills mouth, or anything of that sort. He Just makes faces. Up gilus mid stares at the menu card jis a cat shows Its teeth to a hostile dog. The trouble Is ho can't make up Ids in t ii 1 1 what to older. "Out of tlfly-slx different dishes on the card It would seem something might stilke his fancy. Hut, no. He'll jnill at his mustache and scowl for leu minutes, gllng everybody who looks at lilm the Impression that the whole oiilllt Is bad. Then he'll call me over, loll mu he hasn't any appetite, and ask me to pick a dinner for lilm. He'll e.it all I send him, too, ami perhaps call for more. It's all habit. Thcic ho Is beckoning to ine now. New York 1'iess. Nogntlvo Merit. "How is jour boy getting along In Ids new sltuutlonV" Turfy good," answered Farmer C'orntosscl. "If .Tosh makes a mistake. It'll be on the safe side. Ho ain't like ly to do enough work to tun any risk of belli' Jumped on fur doln' somotblu' wrong." Washington Star. NifKiiK REPORT OF THE CONDITION Or THE 5HI0AG0 NATIONAL BANK Attha Clou ol Butlniu Sipt.6, 1904. RI8OURCI8. Lean and Discounts l 1,359.179.11 DrtrdrarU 3,27 .93 Bonds lor Circulation 5o.O00.U3 Other Bonds on Hand 2,266,223.00 banking Houss and Sals Deposit Vaults 230,000.03 CAoM AaoKfo CashonHand4,l74,9l6.CV CltyChsoks- 4I2.J33.I0 Dutlromi Other Banks. 2,860,t00,33 Treasurer 4l.9ua00 ,.,...., 7.439.169.47 Total 2 1 , I ,a6.0 LIABILITIES. Capital Stock Paid In SI ,000,003.03 Surplus Fund 1, 030,00 J.00 Undivided Profits 393,253.19 Circulation 4J.40j.jj DUs BlPOilTORS- Indiyiduals.l7,l87.072.'.9 Banks 2,282,1 lti.32 19.469,191.51 Total $2l,9l7,Uto,70 INTEREST PAID ON ACCOUNTS. In. teres! is paid on the checking aocojntsir Individuals, Firms ancLCorporatloni. CERTIFICATES OrDErOal T. Certlfl eates ol Deposit are issusd tor fixed pin ods, on wnloh Intsrsst is allowed at ojr rent rates. MONEY ORDERS AND INTERNA. TIONAL CHECKS. Money orders In sums ot titty dollars or less istuod, pai at par in the principal cities o tnis cojntri also International Checks payaols at ilid rates of eiehane in td currency o many fcuropean countries, LETTERS OF CREDIT. Lettsn of Credit for travelers issued availaole in tne principal cities of the world, FOREIGN EXCHANGE. Foreign E. change bought and sold. Cable transfers made. BONDS, Municipal, railroad, ras and other corporation bonds bought and sold, CORRESPONDENCE or a personal In terview with a view to business relations respectfully invited. DIRKOTORS. C.K.Q. ILUNat, J. R. WALSH, ritkvO a. moNALLV, F. M. SI.OUNT, WILLIAM UUU1, JOHH M. 4MVTH MAumog noaiwrtLP. b R. WALSH, SfeeWenU r, M. BLOUNT, Vlo Free't. T. M. JAOKSON, Cashier. r. W. MOLBAM, AM'I OaaHlar. t. . E SHSA, AM't Oaahkw. CHICAGO Report at Clo.e of llmineis September Cth, I1WL iti:sotaci:s. Loons and dlst'ounts tf.IOO, I39.SS 0in!ratts 4,til.I.iO U. S. bonds, par valao 500,000.00 Other bond C6d.400.0O Kual estatu 5,000.00 Duo from V. S. treas SI.OiiOOO Cash aud sltflit exuhangu 3,503,435 113 tS.U14.180.29 MAUIMTir.9. Caiillnl stock jiald In $ 600,000.00 SUirplua 100.000.00 fudlxldod prolUa 6".').t Circulation 4ti7.7O0.no Dividends unpaid 1M.50 Dul.oslta 7.75S.627.1S S8.U14.lb9.S9 ttvvivv.nn. L. A. GODDAIID. President. CI1A8. U. rAUIti:i.L. Vlc-Proldent. Nm SON N. LAMI'KUT. Vlcn-l'rosldcnt. IISNRY It. KENT. Cashier. IHIM2CTOHS. Chas. W. Hlnkley. John A. Klna. Hdjjard E. Moberly. 1). I:. Hartwrll. Calvin II. IIIIl. IMchard ritzgprald. Walter 8. Doijlo. Chas. A. riamondoo. William P. Ilnd. Kdard D. Stovena. John C. Kctzor. L. A. Goddard. Th aooounta of corporation, firms and Individuals respectfully solicited. COR. MOHRoTANDCLAnK STS. Report of the Condition of the DROVERS DEPOSIT NATIONAL BANK UNION STOCK YARDS, CHICAGO, In the State of llllnoU, at Close of Dull ness Sept t), 1004. RKSOUItCES. Loans and discounts S3.1C3.08S.43 Overdrafts, sucurod and unse cured 3,702,00 U. S. bonds to securo circula tion, par value 50,000.00 U. 8. bonds on hand, par value 50,000.00 Cash and due from banks 2.454.080.74 Total 45,710,875.111 MAUIMTIUS. Capital stock paid lu S600.000.00 Surplus fund 150,000,00 Undivided profits 107,010,68 National bank notes outstanding 49,300.00 Unserved (or taxes 4,131.33 Deposits 4,800,433.15 Total S5,710,875.:0 opfTckri. VM. H. nillNTNALL, Prcsldont. EDWARD TILDEN, Vice-President. WM. A. TILDEN, Cashier. GEOHQE M. BENEDICT, Ass't. Cashier. mitiic'roiiH. Edward Tllden, M. V. Rlttenhousa, John Brown, Wm, A. Tllden, Wm. It. Ilrlntnall. I A MOTIItll'S porEssons!iiP. I Slnco It has bi'i'uine tliu fiiMhlon for i Sell nii'ii to cihIoh- cIimIh In uniwriil tli's, iilnioit L-MM'.v Kind of iiofiMor uhlp Ims hoi'onio tliu loulpli'iit of Mich nlli'iitloii. Tliu Ki'iiilcit of ilium all, however, has boon o crlookud, ,uid mill Iiiih only lis natural cnilowtuuiit ilruwIiiK Its salary In "luo and atfoo lion," us tliu old deeds sny. In nn ur 'iclu on the women of America fho Outlook tcllf of one oci'tipant of this worthy neiideiulu clmlr. In u book (.torn In a little town In Wisconsin n atnuiRcr heard a woman HHklnK for ii book for children deallni; with plant life, a copy of Ihitfune l'leld'a "Love 8oiibi of Childhood," nnd a vertical wrillng-hook, thtco things which to her disappointment the store did not contain. "I do o want the thliiKs." she said, sadly. "I live llftccu miles out of (own, nnd us my htishnnd had to coma lu to-day I ni minted to come with him and get them for the chlldicn." "I suppose they need them for school'" wild the lsltor. "Kor their lessons, at any rate," the woman corrected. "They don't o to school. We llc loo far away for them to walk, and the horses cannot be spared to take them back and forth every day. I leach them myself." "You do!" "Yen, 1 feel that I am perfectly capable. I was a teacher before my inarrlaKP, nnd had the regular normal tnilnliiK'." "Hut how do you Dud tlincV" "It Isn't iiIwiijh easy. A fanner's wife my husband I a farmer Is a busy person. Hut my children must have schooling. I am r;l:id 1 am able to Hive It to them." Her two little pills were even and nine yeais old, respect holy. "They tire quite? nbsurhed lu nature Mudy Just now." she said, "and I did so want n book about plant-life!" The stranger, who wns waiting for a train, volunteered to send the books nn from Minneapolis, and the offer was gratefully accepted, 'lhen tlio mother told more about her little school. "We have half of our Ipsmhis lu tlio morning," she said, "after the btvnk fast Is over, and the :ioue In order and tho tlttlo girls have washed tlio dishes. After dinner nt noon--wo hate the other half. I do not keep n servant, so, besides teaching the chil dren to rem) and write, I must also teach them to be my helpers nhout tho house. You see," she concluded, with a Htnlle. "I am obliged to bo u 'pro fessor of llilngs-ln-goiiprnl.' " iV.LfCNOnl, LAAL Vl&w . HBHEY E. BE&HDT, Paints end wall Paper, 446 Sl 44t Lincoln Avnu. lintlnsr Po.virhinsr1nar nd Yaeemtls LUTHM LOOM1S President WILLIAM LOOMIS Vice) President f AS. A. HOOAN Cen'l Mgr. and See'y ILLINOIS STORE CO., Dimension and Rubble Stone QUARRIES AT LEflONT. Main Office, cor. 2 2d and Lumber Sti. tciemoiiE cahai tat. Yard He. I. 92d e Lumber Sts. Tel. Canal 130. CHIC AGO Yard Ne. t. EIsIir It., 1 1lk. Iirtk Bltltlu Tel. Menree SOI. WM. LOfUMBR, Pre, and Treaa. J. J. McKBNNA, Vlca-Prea. WM. J. MURPHY, See. Murphy & Lorimer Brick Company 639 Rookery Building, Chicago Tweed & Rau 1 MANUFACTURERS OF HIGH ntAnt Glass Signs amp Fine Advertising Frames 298-300 W. Madison Street, - - CHICAGO TELEPHONE MONROE 1370: FRED W. UPHAM, President. O. O. AdLER, Sec'y and Treaa. Fred W.Upham Lumber Co. WISCONSIN HARDWOOD 215 Dearborn Street 'Phone Hasdson 4280 ' ....XK:K-M-:--X"H--K- THE SIOUX MOTHER-IN-LAW. vfMf:-MM4W .'......... I--!5"!"I Yards Archer and California Avef. Telephone Office, Harrison 933. fS&RTGsajfe & CO CEMENT PAVING 177 LA ST. THE NATIONAL BANK OF NORTH AMERICA CHICAGO Statement of Condition nt Close of Dull ness September Hi Ii, l'JOl IIUSUL'IICUS. Loans nd discounts 110,210,101.10 U. 8. bonds to bucuro circula tion CCO.OOO.OO Premium on bonds 111,500,00 Cnsb and duo from bauks O.OtT.tiiti.lL' J17.475.320.S2 i.iaiiimtu:s. Canltal stock t 2,000.000.00 Surplus and profits, not 777.126.08 Circulation fioo.ooo.oo Dopoills 11,197,805.14 117,475,820.22 ori'iunn". ISAAC N. PRRRV. Prostdont. BERNARD A. ECKHART. Vlco-Prosldont, CHARLES O. AUSTIN, Vlce-Preswout. JULIUS S. I'OMEKOY. Cashier. FRANCIS V. PUTNAM, Asst. Casblor. uutucTona. Dernard A. Eckbart Benjamin J. Rosen Calvin Duraud thai, Albert W. Harris Jaraea T. Haraban Edward Hlnes Joilah Little La Verne W. Nojres Ward W. Wllllts George P. Bent Aylraer K. Perry Issm N. Perrr Walter B. Conkof Cbarlss O, Austin It Is one of tlio eldest custom ot the Sioux lmlltiiw Unit the sun-tn-law hIiiiII not look upon ilu fucf of lil J luothor-lu-liMV, or roiiitiiiiulcuto wltu her any more tlnui Is nlnolutely hoc (tiiry. This ciMtom Is probably tho oiitKrowth of fiimlly ImiwN m'lsl-i from tht'lr itihU' wuy of llln. hud died toKPtliL'r lu huts nml tcppi-s. At nil cvciitx, the plan soi-iut to work wrll. When. In enip of sleUnoss, or ly In vlliitlon from her iluuuhtcr, the moth-er-ln-luw vIMla the fiimlly of her son-In-law. a piirtltlou h uxually inailo In the hut or tcppe" by nieniis of a blanket, behind which tlio mother-in-law retires whenever tliu fcoii-ln-law upproaelioH the home. In the cane of John Mht l'lpe. n yoiint? hrldeBrooin living lu Tun Horn's eamp on the reserve, the In visible iiiother-ln-luw wiih ii soureo of creat dlstiirbniu'e. Although he never beheld her persnu, life hound of her Kcohllnir voice easily penetrated the liluiiknt wnll. John iiitule several lttiltless effort' to d.slotlKo lit mother-In-law, and send her to her home on the oilier part of the reserve, hut without avail. He finally decided to appeal to tho Indian agent for relief. This Is hU letter: "My Dear Itespeetable Filend I linvo n few words to say to you, and they are Hint I uiu sorry to uiself. 11 Is an old woman that makes in? very wirry every day Itccmue she talks i ... . I . - 4 t Willi nail, nun worn aiwiiyit in iiiu, nud never s'ts rested with her tonirue, nnd 1 hate this Ulud of liusliieiH, tho bud words, 1 mean, holding them al ways wllh her tongue that wny. "Now, If you will sendliifj your po liceman to take this woninii to her eamp. t will bo your truly friend with a good heart, sir, and wo will living happy again. Now this Is nil nnd this Ih me. "Your nequnlntance friend, 'MU. JOHN NllllIT Pin:." The letter proved effective. The dis turbing mother-in-law wns oent to her home In Ulnek Moon's camp, nml tliu young people were left lu possession of an undivided teepee. The story, which comes direct from nn Indian agency In Dakota, prove that tho niother-ln-lnw Joko Is not wholly the fabrication of tho comic paper. Hclliiil Kelt It. Singleton Did you ever feel that you were un inslgiiltlcaiit atom lu the great plan of tho iinUcrsp that you were reully uuneccsmiry, so to speak? Wedderly You bet I hue and I never felt It more stiougly than 1 did lust night when I got homo und found my wife discussing the fashions with n couple of her women friends. Very Helpful, Clura Mamma, nun young man sujs he loves im so much ho will oven get down his kneo ufter wo uro married. Mother Oraelous! I guess ho means ho is going to do tho scrubbing, You better have him! Pliyalcul Huppurt, Soubrotlo Yes, Do Hum says ha used to support Miss Veruo in "ltomeo uud Jullotte." Comedlun He's right. They had such a flimsy balcony n supo had to stand bohlml and hold It up. At the Concern Ida How did your Undo Ulrum en joy the classical program? May Not at all. Why, I wore oat a iboe prompting hltu when to applaud. SALLE CHICAGO TELEPHONES CENTRAL 2004. CHAS. C. BREYER PlumberQasfitter 187 W. DIVISION ST., Near Milwaukee Av. Telephone Monroe 575s House Draining a Specialty. Dealer in All Kinds Gas Fixtures. Jobbing: Promptly Attended To. fc mania aa srs s i i. sw ss f& Tolephona West 1381 GEO. EDMANSON & SON OYSTER DEALERS and SEA FOOD BROKERS 454 S. Irvlax Ave., CHICAQO g s hssbs'sJ.AAA rTVTTTr 1 m. l-S-t. ... -. J. -, J, t "I VTVI III r ""I "I Ttt Tl r TELEPHONE 303 BLACK FRESH EGGS AND BUTTER A SPECIALTY McGARTEN BROS. GROCERY AND MARKET 67-69 NORTH STATE STREET CHICAGO DEALERS IN 6R0GERIES, MEATS, POULTRY, ETC. J .JHM.-HHKMr-rHH-M"Ht4 "M-IH H EMPLOYMENT OFFICES WEST SIDE BUREAU I to 9 South Canal Street' TlLlCPHOIVE aiivra OOl NO CHARGES OF ANY KIND MADE TO EMPLOYER OR EM PLOYE FOR FURNISHING ALL KINDS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR MALE OR FEMALE HELP. ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO- . , , i S. P. REVERE, Superintendent 4 !! I l"H44-H"H"H"H"H 4k FURNITUREI Carpets, Stoves, Crockery, Rugs, Brass and Iron Beds, Lace Curtains and Shades. Cheapest Cash House in the Cityt HENRY STUCKART, 2509 to 25 I 9 Archer Ave. PHONE YARDS 37. J0S. J. DUFFY. M. J. SCANLAN. JOSEPH J. DUFFY & CO.. GENERAL 4. W. M. HOH COMPANY, WHOLESALE GROCER h; ncrosTui asb iossst o MT Ma A. SS I LUU9Ittll IK tinillHW ft! CONTRACTORS 907 Chamber of Commerce. Telephone Main 4588. Tanner & Conley, MERCHANT TAILORS First-Clan Work at Moderate Frioei. REAPER BLOCK 99 Washington Street, CHICAQO TILIPHONK CENTRAL 224. .WrtWCWIWIAY.yPREST, JJ aiimoiwPSstl' wiurtBuraMiwwro -seiv- YjCY mn:iB&itopwnBTiin:sr. , j miOTii amcitichmciwooD.coraj, US r.