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W.H. A B. J. BswMsrr, Publishers. MINERAL POINT, - WISCONSIN SEWS 01’ THE WOULD. Political. u ii. ii. -. addressed a meeting ' cago. Ucnio- ,■ ■' si ■ Committeeman Cam pan proj.ot-. - to boycott husienss-mcn who withhold large orders pending the re sult of election. \V Bourke Cockran of New tors ha practically r. overed the use of hi, ui. al organs and will resume his speechraaking tour. Governor Koosev H was served at St. Louis with requisition papers from Texas for extradition of John D. Kockef-ller and Henry M. Flagler, charged with violating the anti trust law. Postmaster General Charles Emory Smith left Washington for Lincoln, Neb., where he will speak beginning a campaign tour that will cover Nebraska and Kansas. William N. Coler, Jr., of Newark, N. J., having declined the democratic nomination for c ongress tendered to him, Judge George H. Lambert was Chosen to sueceed him on the ticket. A' tlng Secretary of War Meikle- John started from Washington for Nebraska, where he- expects to take an active part In the campaign. Mr. Melklejohn will he a candidate for United Stales senator If the repub licans control the Nebraska legisla ture. Kx Senator Hill of New York will visit Chicago Oct. 19 and speak for Bryan and Stevenson In the Second Regiment armory, Washington boule vard and Curtis street. Oct. 27 a big democratic meeting will be ad dressed hy Adlal E. Stevenson, Sena tor Blackburn of Kentucky and Mayor Jones of Toledo. China. American Bible so-lety waned list of dead and missing missionaries in China, numbering 178 persons. The United States government will be Bath-tied if the Chinese govern ment banishes Prince Tuan for his part in the borer uprising. Tuan was the head and front of the boxer movement, but us he Is a prince of royal blood banishment to the Siber ian frontier, where he will not bo in a position to gather any considerable foree to assist him in any future movement against the emperor, will gratify the administration A Taku dispatch to the Messagere says that Field Marshal Count von Waldersc e and the* admirals of the allied fleets recently invited all the Chinese' civil iind military authori ties In the provln e of Pechlii tc yield their offices to the allies withii forty-eight hours. Nearly all of the officials c ame lit and surrendered and a general disarmament of the Chinese in the province was ordered. Fight thousand Chinese who were working on tlie fortifications on the great wall fled. Military operations in China, es peelalh in tti" province of ('lull, have so far s-1 back peace negotiations that It may la a matter of weeks or even months before the peace commis sioners will be abb to get to work. Through the efforts of the state de partment. seconded by the more mod crate powers, a steady and systematic pressure- had b< -n brought to bear upon the Chinese emperor to bring about iiis return to Pekin All efforts were neutralised, however, by (he spasmodic and unceasing activity of th*- military force Croat Britain's answer to Ger many .. . c l not-- i an unreserved and unconditional acceptum. of the Cerniati pc> it Son. Gnat Britain is following the example of the* United Ft,ct<- At tin- same time she lias di n-c te l tp r representative in Pekin to proceed in accordance with Her many's second note* Her answer makes no mention of the German note of Sept mber, lint there was no nec-es sit> for any n ferenc e, bee ause the September note merely laid down cer tain general principles, while the sec ond note developed Hu in into practl eal suggestions Foreign. It i reported that the ihejfus case will -oon be reopened. The people of Honolulu sent $3,1100 for tin- people of Gaheston. Tex The I.ondon Express ajs the Turk isii sultan lias paid the American c lalms Kv Se nator Gorman is said to be suffering not only from throat affec tion, hut In art disea-. lie British forces have reoccupied Snilthfleld, Uouxville, \V t pem-r and Dewetsdorp in Orange Kh.r colony The demand of the deputies for an c cily meeting of the French baraber was i once.led and the* session called for Nov. C The will of Madame Ferret lef,. of H - wealthy l.yoi. ■ rt mnfactuia r and " " m.tor, .lean Ferret. b-ciu.-atti ; to I- at 1 .onto t ' ‘-'i.c l r- an, T 1 <- i> - ii-ngc-r st in - r city of Par ry round was totally ■ , uov.'-d in tin while lying at her h* k at Colling won f. Out v■ •. ..\, ,} ,| t 000 ' r ' * ' • l i c:s say that the Egyptian mail steamer Charkleh has gone -low •■• . h. * • on of its boiler Two humlr.- i pas sengers perished John Patrick Crlehto-.i Stuart third ! M .rqu: of Bute, and the original of '| ■ i-acif* character of “Lothalr, ;*t Dmnfri* hou.-. , hi.; teat la Avn-hlre. from paralysis. An extra Issue of the; Official 'Gazette at Ottawa. Or.t , has a proc lamation announcing the dissolution of parliament and the heeling of the general election on Nov. 7. At Melbourne, the legislative council I Victoria rejected the bill re in!'.' parsed by the legislative as 8, intdy providing for a referendum on li. ■ question of womans suiting’■ A hat and a pipe, alleged to have belonged to ex-Pre; Kent Kruger of the Transvaal, and gu.ranteed to he such, were sold in London. Tin; hnt brought £25 and the pipe £S 10a. Old age and a desire to avoid the disruption of the conservative party has caus'd president Sanclemente of the Republic of Colombo to relinquish his offlci to Vice President Marro quin. The British war office has issued orders that the bulk of the militia reg iments called out for service during the south African war are to be dis banded. This will affect about 5b.- 000 men. The Venezuelan government has i- ,ued a decree providing for the free navigation of the Pedernales and Mac are canals In the delta of the Orinoco previously the* monopoly of an English company. At the island of St. Helena, the British transport Idatio landed about 200 boer prisoners Monday. Gen. Cronje and the other boor prisoners w< re preparing a big celebration of Paul Kruger’s birthday. James Fltzharrls, the Phoenix Park on; pirator, known as ‘‘Skin-the goat.” who was re-arrested lu Liver pool for falling to report himself under the terms of his prison re lease license, was liberated. General Duller bade farewell to bis troops Oct. fi and departed south ward. There was a striking farewell demonstration. The troops gathered on both sides of tho road for miles and c heered Buller vociferously. A dispatch says that the boers are looting Wepener and Rouxville on their retreat to the southward. Tho British are rapidly closing them in, and there seems to be no escape for them, except via tho Basutoland bor der, which is strongly guarded. According to the Capo Town cor respondent of the London Daily Chronic If, Mr Rhodes in his speec h to the South African league will de clare in favor of early federation and the placing of south Africa upon the same footing as Australia and Canada. Tin- Cape Town parliament will ad journ next Monday Tin- treason tribunals will be convened October 2!. with ex-Atiorney General Solomon as presiding judge. Tin- Imperial gov ernment is considering a plan for the assistance of prisoners of war when they return to the- farms. AH Hie battleships and cruisers of the British navy are to lie eejuipped with wireless telegraph. For some time experiments with the apparatus have- been conducted between Ports mouth, and the- Minotaur, sixty-five miles away, with good results. A ring of land stations will probably be es tablished around the coast of Great Britain. According to reports from St. Pic rre seventeen fishing vessels that we;cj operating on the grand hanks during the gale of Sept. 12 are still missing, with crews aggregating over 200 nu n Serious disaster lias visited a number of Newfoundland fishing harbor . Burin, on the west side- of Placentia Bay, alone losing thirty five men A challenge from Sir Thomas Lip ton for another series of ra --s for the America's c up re ached the New York Vaebf c hili. Th-- letter challenging contains a suggestion ns to the date of the r.u i . which it is understood will lie in August. It Is reported Hint tli* challenging yacht will he built en Ho- Thames, and that she will be named Shamrock. ■ if Wc si Australia has asked to be relieved of the premiership early In 1901. Re viewing Hu satisfactory condition of the colony, tin- premier said it was Intended to ii. -v - Fremantle the San Fianciseo of Australia. He added that the profits on the state railroads sufficed to pay 4 per cent, on the debt and provide 1 per cent, for the sinking fund. Tin- giant Whit-- Star liner Oceanic had a narrow i- c ape- from shipwreck off the coast of Ireland. While up prac tilng the- coast and trying to pick up the Fast net light, what appeared tic lie a fog bank suddenly lifted and show* and land dead ahead The ves sel touched bottom, but Hapt Came ron stopped his engines, reversed I them ami backed into deep water I without the steamship being injured, ) Advices received from Colon, i Colombia, ■a\ tie relations between Hie Colombian government and the | - • rnmc nt of Ecuador and Venezuela i strained The two last mentioned ' " mtrb. it i- added, arc- charged . -dh connivance in Hi Colombian j --volution, and Colombian troops have ' ■i stationed en tl-.- I nders, await de\ -lupniciits lu th>> meantime. , 'i - further asserted, the rebels arc . , - u'l-i, strength in the* Interior of i Colombia. Tti alien labor law of Canada was ■ -for- - . f;-r the first time in Toronto, j "!• n Officer Williams of the depart- • -nt of labor. Ottawa, ordered six ' *n c-.i.,, 1 m Cleveland by Vim-.at * Bars;- - to do um* very fine- paint ing and d-■ o- ting on the residence .of Mil a s .:: i .- - v to leave 1 the - "Uiitry TANARUS!,:. '• , rtment v'f labor s.-:-8 that.rev. -stiy the Unit* and Mates THE TRIBUNE, MINERAL POINT, WIS., THURSDAY. OCTOBER is. 1000. alien labor law has been rigorously < nforceil against Canadians and that In n. cfoilh the Canadian law will be equally rigorously enforced a.i .st Americans. Domestic. The Idaho Soldiers' home burned, entailing a loss of $lO,OOO. There were 800 Inmates. No one was in jured. The ordnance board sustained Gen eral Miles' opinion that disaf.pt ring gun carriages for coast defense are obsolete. Mrs. Edward Goldberg of Seneca, Mo., tiled from toadstool poisoning. Her husband, government agent fur the Quapaw Indians, died from the same cause. The board of naval construction ap proved the designs for the three new protected cruisers, which are re garded as an Improvement on the Olympia type. The wife of Rev. Charles Meeder of the Emanuel Evangelical church, Farmington, Kan., jumped into a cis ti , n with her 3-year-old child ami both were drowned. , The It' v. Richard A. W. Binsiedel left his Lutheran pastorate in Beloit, Wis., under a cloud of suspicion, part of the cloud being 900 empty whisky bottles in the rectory. Samuel J. Ritchey of Baltimore, Md., who has been on trial at Ottum wa, lowa, charged with complicity in the celebrated Eldon bank robbery, was found not guilty. The conference of the western dis trict German Evangelical Lutheran synod of Missouri, Ohio and other states, convened at Coueordia, Mn, for a six days’ session. The ninth annual meeting of the Order of Hoo Hoos assembled at Dallas, Tex. Two thousand mem bers are present, coming from all parts of the United States. Mr. and Mrs. Grover Cleveland and the little Clevelands returned to their quiet Princeton home after spending a summer in pleasure and health seeking at seashore and mountains. Harry Courtalne, seventy-one years old, up to ten years ago a favorite ai tor, well known and esteemed both in the United States and England, is dying In utter destitution in New York. It is urged, in the annual report of Maj. Gen. John R. Brooke, command ing the department of the east, that a pressing necessity exists for the reorganization of the army on modern lines. Employes of the Terre Haute Elec trical Street railway struck. No cars were started and no electric lights or power is in service. The men de mand increased pay and shorter hours. Chief Con--tractor Philip Hlchborn, F. S. N., lias been awarded a diploma and gold medal for the Franklin life buoy, Hlchborn turret, and models of war v* sseis exhibited at the Paris exposition. , i . plain M. 13. Jones, widely known In army circles as the man who fired the first shot at Gettysburg, died at Wheaton, 11. He was born in Poult m y, Vt„ June 5, 1830, and came to Illinois in ISSB. At the annual meeting of the stock holders of the American Bicycle com pany the treasurer reported a not profit of $005,579.71 for the ‘year end- I lug July, th>‘ first year of the com- I party's existence. The president and Mrs. McKinley I arrived from Canton. The president will remain In Washington until j about the 22d or 23d of the month, ; when he will again go to Canton to | remain until after the election. Colnel Joseph Payson Wright, i assistant surgeon general of the I United States army, died suddenly at his home in Washington, in the sixty- I fourth year of his age. Interment was in the national cemetery at Ar lington. P. 11 (rilhooley, counsel for the Elizabeihport, N. J., Banking com pany, announct - that William Schrle- j I>< r, a missing clerk of the hank, was a defaulter to the amount of $198,000 and that the bank directors had made good the amount of the shortage. Twenty Chinamen and Italians have bi in arrested at El Paso, Tex . charg ed with evading the immigration laws of the United States. It is said hun dreds have made their way across the Mexican border. As fast us ap prehended they arc being deported. The launching of the monitor Ar kansas has been set for Nov. 10 at the Newport News yards. It is ex peited that the two monitors not yd launched will be in the water be fore the close of the year, so all four uf this type of ship will be alloat be fore the year ends. Charles Wheeler, who resigned as tr> i. urer of the Colorado and South- ; ern railroad last April on account of 1 ill health, is dead In Denver, Col Ho w.in connected with the Union Pacific railway system for twenty-eight years. occupying the position of comptroller part of the time. E K Uawscn. superintendent of the naval war records, report* that I the entire work of publication, which j w e begun about six years ago, will j In about half completed by the cud of the current year, through the pub- j , it ion of the twelfth and thlrt - nth j and part of the fourteenth volumes I Me lor ireldou Noyes Clark, a w >ly kr.owh n- wspap- r man, who has i ■. K ' ur. au of the V w York Tribun for i tw lity two years, died of heart fail ure, Ho v s ;-n authority on p i d eal and economic questions. He >rved with distinction in the .11 w ar. A • * f , ra Utica N. Y , say th.i Franklin furnace and Clinton iron ore mines, which have been operated for the last eighteen months by M. A. Hanna & Cos. of Cleveland, will soon ■shut down. About 400 people will be thrown out of work. No explan ation is made as to why the fires will be drawn. The supreme court announced that It would hear oral arguments in the Chicago drainage canal case oh Nov. 12. This suit •involves the state of Missouri against the state of Illinois and the Chicago Drainage commis sion, the contention being that the Chicago drainage canal from Lake Michigan emptying into the Mississ ippi river pollutes the drinking water of the city of St. I.ouls. A cablegram received from Com missioner General Peck at Paris contains an announcement ot the final results obtained by the various countries in the form of awards at the Paris exposition. The United States received 2,475 awards. Ger many 1,820, Great Britain 1,727, and Russia 1,492. The United States leads not only in the grand total but also in all grades of awards, from grand prizc-s to m rely honorable mention. There promises to be a lively com petition for building the new battle ships and cruisers. Several of the shipbuilding industries already have their representatives securing the specifications for the ships prepara tory to submitting bids. These in clude some yards which thus far have not done any government work. The present low price of steel is ex pected by naval officials to result in giving the government the advantage of low bids. The Kankakee, 111., land owners will combine in sending an agent to south Africa and Holland to en courage the settlement of boer colonies in the Kankakee valley in La Porte, Lake Porter and Stark counties. The Kankakee lands are adapted to the raising of cattle and of recent years immense crops of corn have been produced. The Kankakee valley promoters took the initial steps to encourage colonization dur ing the last stages of the beer war. There is now reason to believe that their work will prove successful. Secretary*George Hartlein of dis trict No. 9. which embraces the counties of Schuylkill, Northumber land, Columbia and Dauphin, in Pennsylvania, said that the 50,001) mineworkers of the district would be represented at the Scranton conven tion by from 200 to 225 delegates. He said that besides voting for a reduc tion in price of powder, observance ot tlie semimonthly pay law, abol ishment of sliding scale and accept ance of the 10 per cent, increase, in case the operators guarantee to main tain the increase for one year, the delegates will vote to compel opera tors and representatives of coal ur rying companies to recognize the union. Four steamships, each carrying 1,000 tons of steel, will start from Conneaut harbor, ()., on Nov. 5 for Liverpool. England. This is one of the dreams of Andrew Carnegie, to have his own line of steamships to carry Pittsburg steel to all parts of the world. Anew trans-Atlantic freight line is to be established, and after it gets into actual operation Mr. C. rnegie expects to underbid the w'orld in the making of steel con tracts. The company has chartered the Lcifield, Monkshaven, Paliki and Theniio, English ships now in the hike trade. Tlu.se will be used to inaugurate tlie now service, but eon tructs have been or will be pla cd by company for steamships of its own. English Guns and Buttons Dug in the Savannah River. Two old carrouadea were fished up from the Savannah River by tlie dredge Babcock while the deepening process for the Hutchinson’s Islam! terminals was iu progress. After the old guns were dug up months ago, there was some correspondence with the Smithsonian Institution in regard to them, but tne Smithsonian will not get the relics, and it seems probable that they will grace some spot in Savannah. Properly mounted and in scribed with their history, and the manner and date of their recovery, the guns would prove objects of no little interest. It is believed the hulk from which the guns were recovered was the wreck of the British man-of-war Rose, which was sunk by the continentals and the French. The exact location ot the wrek could not be ascertained from the historical accounts, but It is presumed that the hulk demolished by the dredging force was all that was left of the British war vessel. This belief is strei gfhcned by the fact that the carronades are of the type that prevailed about that period. Among tlie relics that were recov ered by the dredge were bottons that b*-ar the number of British regiments known to have been posted here dur ing tlie revolution. W. W. Hegemon, who was awarded the contract for the dredging and the wharf work, has thr* eof the buttons. They bear the numbers 18, 41, and '-3. and heraldic devices *hat show them to have been worn by 1 nglish soldiers Savannah News. Business men are much elated over the bright prospects of the Milwaukee rood running to Oconto Fails from Oconto Junction. The preliminary survey will begin Oct. 15, and if the IL cp- n easy it w be bu ■ this ONLY A FISHING WORM. Eat It is an Important Factor in Na ture’s Economy. To see n lly what sort of a fellow the common earth worm is, first put him into a bowl of water. Ho will soon wriggle himself free from every particle of dirt, and you may then make him more comfortable on some dry, smooth surface while you study the peculiar movements of his remar’ able body, which consist of a series of segments, or rings, all alike in form, except at the two en Is, the an terior end tapering to a blunt point, the hinder end being broad and flat tened. Watch the worm shorten himself af ter a long stretch. Projecting from the sides and the lower part of each ring, you will see the tiny bristles, called setae, with which he manages to walk. When he lengthens his body the setae on the hinder rings prevent him from stretching backward because they in pointing backward -tick in the ground. The worm can therefore stretch only forward. In the same manner, when he shortens his body the setae in the front rings stick into the ground, and the hinder ; irt of the body is drawn up; he rept ats this pro cess every time he moves along. That way of walking may seem very complicated and wonderful, but it is no more wonderful than that you should be able to balance your body on your two feet and walk without giving a thought to how you do it, or how wonderful It is that it can be done withotl thought. Watch a baby's efforts to keep his balance in learn ing to toddle only a few steps, and you will understand that walking seems easy to you because you have had so much practice. The usefulness of the worms may be seen at once when you compare some of the things that they do with those that they are unjustly accused of doing. They do not destroy the roots of trees and plants. They eat half decayed leaves, which they are able to grind with the muscles of the mouth: but they have no teeth with which to gnaw. They are useful to man in boring through the ground and loosening the soil to make it ready for the fibers of plant# to enter. Sur face soil is more or less loose, but the subsoil is hard and compact until the earth worms have worked It. Our tallest trees, oven, would soon die if no opening were made by the worms for their root fibers to enter. To keep worm life in check nature has provided the birds and anyone who has watched the robin dine will • ee that tlv re Is no danger of the earthworm’s supply exceeding the de mand.--Our Animal Friends “LUCIA” IN RAVEN TRESSES. PaUI Insisted on Catering to Her Old Friends Mme. Patti appeared recently as Lu cia in her little theater at Craig y' Nob, and a fortunate guest, who saw and heard her, reports: “She dispensed with a wig In this part, for Patti had bleached her raven lochs a fiery gold.” This fact is significant, anti recalls this same Lucia, these same “raven locks,” and a rare performance of the Bride of Lammermoor in New Or leans one night In the early 00s. In the autumn of 1859 Adelina Patti, then a slip of a girl barely Itl years of ago, with ropes of Jet black hair and the throat of a nightingale- the throat which has since made her rich and famous sar.g for (ho first time in public, the part of Lucia iu that fine old opera, Th • Bride of Lammermoor, to a New Yak audience. As the Scottish heroin?, of course, Adelina was compelled to cover up her ebon braids with a wig of flaxen hair. Later on she reached New Orleans. In that city Patti, with her sister Carlotta and her brother Carlo, had spent her early childhood, and she knew and loved nearly all of those who came to greet her as an operatic star at the French opera house. , .lust before the curtain rose on the opening night Mr. Strakosch, who was to conduct the opera, appeared in the green room and was amazed to find the Bride of Lammermoor waiting to go on the stage with her own black tresses waving down her back instead of the pale, corn-colored locks of the Scottish lassie. "Why. Addle, what does this mean?” excitedly inquired the great Impres snrio. “That I am going to wear my own hair tonight," replied the budding prima donna. But you must not. It is inartistic, inaccurate, absurd!” "Oh. no. it Is not absurd.” calmly responded Patti. "Mr old friends in New Orleans only know me as a black-haired, skinny little Italian, and not ns a golden rowned Scottish girl; besides I will not disguise myself to night to please any one. ' The distracted manager argued, protested, threatened and cajoled, but "Addle” stood firmly to her purpose. A tremendous welcome was accorded the youthful diva, but tho audience greeted Lucia, not as a fair-polled bride, but as their own “black-haired, skinny little Italian."—Success. COI FURES A LA JOSEPHINE, Hair Must Be Dressed to Harmonize With the Gown. In Paris, Josephine dresses are hav ing a decided vcaie, and the French woman arranges her hair to h -.rmonize with her frock For < v ring wear bodices are .ut v- ry low : n>l sWres are not worthy of the nar. ■ except In tb' a.er or restaurant gowns, where they take the form of lie ■ mittcr.s. In consequence of this us.Jrevs sitn- pllclty more care than tvt , v npon the hair. When | , a frock of Joseph .;• m; parted in the cent r ju i _ head, and waved ju.-t u lit - “ the ears it is a t;a -a of > curls. Only an accompli can arrange tins .- tyle of perfection, but when it i ranged on a youn_ . is very becoming. A let is also affected by wear" frocks. The hair ilooi just the faintest i'v'Vat ■>;, ing appears at the left s; curls furnish the brow witi ing It. At the back the tu • pinned up into one or two 1 A TRAGEDY OF THE CIVIL WAI A Southern Bride Killed by a Canno Ball During the Ceremony Recalling the historic in ;t tering about South Carol in. , . tlve mansion, Mrs. Thaddcim Hortn writes, in the Ladies’ Home Journal,o the shocking tragedy that <> r . e there toward the close of the wai Tills was the death of the daughter c Gov. Pickens Immediately after he marriage to Lieutenant Le Ruci,. ;i, “On the afternoon preceding tL. , ing of the marriage the northern arm began shelling Columbia, but prepan tions for the wedding continued Fin ally the guests were all assembled am the clergyman was proceeding wit] the solemn ceremony, and had jug joined the right hands of th" hupp; pair, when, suddenly, there was m awful crash, and a hall from thi enemy’s cannon penetrated tin n.aj sion and burst in the mtddl ■ of th marriage chamber, scattering u death-dealing missiles in every dire< tlon. There were screams and ah‘ art rending groan; mirrors crashed: th house shook; women fainted; an walls rocked to and fro. “When the first confusion was ore it was discovered that in all the crowi only one person was injured, and tha was the bride herself. She lay parti on the floor and partly in her lover' arms, crushed and bleeding, pale bu very beautiful, her bridal gowi drenched with warm blood, and great cut In her breast. Laying he on a lounge, the frantic bridegroou besought her by every term of tender ness and endearment to allow the re mony to proceed, to which she weakl gave consent, and lying like a trushe flower, no less white than the camel lias of her bridal bouquet, her breath coming in short gasps, and the blood flowing from this groat, angry wound sh" murmured ‘yes' to the clergyman, and received her husband's first kiss] A moment more and all was over. “She was laid to rest under tha magnolias, and the heartbroken bride' groom, reckless .vith despair, rcturnwl to his regiment. ' 1 AH Sorts. It used to be supposed that a perfect sapphire must be of a dark, rich, blue lint. Now the discovery of anew s.ip phire mine in the Rocky mountains where stones wen found varying in their shades of color from a light steel blue to the deep blue tint, and again from a lovely amethyst to a ruby r 1 has changed all that. These new .up phires have become the rage. TJ < y touch the whole color scale of him red and purple. The law requires that a candidate for West Point shall be under - over 17 years of age; that he shall U sound physically and morally; that he shall he at least five feet three inches in height and weigh 100 pounds, and that he shall he versed in renumg. writing, arithmetic, grammar ■ raphy and the history of the United States. The examinations, how ■ are very severe, and an average of - cent, of the candidates fail to a * One of the features of the cole bra tlon of the Fourth of July at Leadviil Col., will he contests in drilling ro open to drillers from all mines in Colo rado. F(r tie contest thi ■ 1 >wi mittee has appropriated $7OO for '1 double-handed drilling matches, umi for the singe handed mab >• 'j and will increase the purses if wore money can be obtained. Already te people of the state are discussing the chances of favorite miners to win tie prizes. Novel Suit Against a Sheriff A man in Pratt, Kan., was convh tei of Belling liquor without a license an' sentenced to jail. Sheriff GlbbeM however, permitted the prisoner to re main with hie family most of th>- and did not lock him up as he sh<> have done. At the expiration of th prisoner’s term the prisoner s w ’•* sued the sheriff for the price of I* l ; J and lodging for her spouse, all ; > that the sheriff was drawing I' a - T from the county for the prison- r keep, whereas in fact, he was living oil her. She was awarded Judgment ’ 121.00, but the sheriff has app- ' 1 1 the district court. Play Lessons For Children, Many enjoyable half hours r spent hy children in playing at ,unf and verbs," and a good dealofle.-rr. ng, unconsciously Impressed upon l> * young mind "A noun is the mu anything" is definition enough for * beginnr r. Then w ith her box of she makes a whole list of nouns * of course are nam-s of the thing secs around her. The rootle ■ names are printed car- fully on ch' < red paper or card-board. When latter is used the words are after?- . pricked with a coarse needle an produced In bright-colored ilk“ kindergarten fashion Mart a i sighing I —-How e understand women! Lady of the House Well, f - it- to a poor pla e to find out is do information bureau Sm