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The Al. G. Field Minstrels, More Than Wat Ever Crowded in the Same Space Before! Everything flew This Seajoo. AT THE GRAND OPERA HOUSE TUESDAY. NOV. 15th. HIS ADVICE DON'T. 11 Had Tw laud id I loa'a Tall u4 Haa t'.rlueere I'rarm It. Tbe man alt'lng on a aeit barrel bad baSid on wbicb only two flogen war left, and ilting blm up for a veteran of tbe war I allied blm If be badn't been wounded by an eiplodtnf ibell. "No, not aa I remembiri of," be re plied, aa be beld up bia band and turn ad It over and over. "I tbougbt that might have been tbe case, but you probably got caught la aome ort of machinery ?" "No, not exactly machinery, air." "(inn explode In your banda?" ""No; no gun didn't explode." I gava It up at tbat, but after a few minute the man looked up and aaid: "Strang er, you've) aeen a lion, I reck, on?" Oh. yes." "BM m caged and looking aa barmleaa aa calaT" "Yea; they generally look tbat war " "That's the way I alxed up one In a cage In a rlrcua. Ha lay there, looking ao sleepy and good-natured and barm leaa tbat I thought It waa a awlndle on tbe public and I'd try to rouae blm a bit." "And no you poked him?" I queried. "No, lr, no poking. 1 Jest calcula ted lo gin hla tail about three) twlt and nmk him feel that iife Wasn't all beef and bones and aunahlne. I wall ed for my cbance and then I reached By hand In. How far la It from a li on' month to tbe middle of bla tail?" "Beveral feet at leaat." "I thought It waa about a rod. but I know better now. I hadn't more'n got hold of bla tall when he not bold of me and wna gulpln' down thnm mlaaln' flngeri. He wanted the hull band and arm. but they heat him off. I though! t flrat I wouldn't explain matter, but then I thought I would. I luvk a good deal like a fool, don't 1?" "Hardly that." "Well, )ou do, ana that'e why I ex plained. I waa fool 'miff to want to twlat a llon'a tail, and you may be rool 'nun to want to poke one In tbe eye, and ao my advice la doa'L" ii.. II ualsaari" Way. She tat the ilcak)- Ileal plaaao tell m bow to apell cuatiime. "I'm writing lo motber about my lovely new gown." He Well are yoii ready? ha Yea. He C n a-t, i ol She Yaa. Ha T-u-to She-Well? lie Me, me- $h aa yet unpaid. Hbe You're a wrateh Tha latman. Ha elta where (be throng may behold blm, Ami prualvely galea on blgb. And they say. aa (loom aeema to en fold him, "Inaplratlon la certainly mgb." Then awlftly a payer he aelxea And trarea II over with Ink, And they m ho, like whiaperlng breeiea, "Now watch blgo; be'a going to think!" Anil the ithadee of tbe great aeem to hover Aa he atrugglea to drain wtidom'i fount; And they'll probably never illacovir Ha'a at tarl hit mileage ae count. All MM i. n. i The wife of the governor of North Carolina haa recently Joined I lie W. C. T. U. and baa tendered tbe ball, room of the executive nianalon to the ladlea of Italcliih for Christian work, lfri. I'pham, wife of the -governor of Wlironiln, la a white rlboouor, nud hold the office of nallonul superln tendviit of work among lumbermen. The wife of tbo governor of Wyom ing, la alao an active worker In W. C. T. V. clrclta. Nr.rr (no Oil. "Never too old lo learn," ! tha mot to that the fiirt mule Kisiasaor or a w. ike lull! .il i.im ! ready lo auliMTllie to. A email lad, coming home from kindergarten u few daya ago, wlwrn he bad been In II luted Into the m merle attending the aewlug oa of buttons, aald: , , "Motber. do you know how to put my button on by rule?" "Well, nut eitly by rule," waa tha am need reaponie. "Never mind. I'll teach you." aald thl maitii.il i epitome of superior advantages. "First, you double your (bread and make a knot. Then yon put the needle through the outside of the cloth, which leavea the knot covered by the button, and If you wg-si the button to be looaa, ao 1 can i it tun It aaay. you put a pin or the imlnt of your scissors on tha button and aew your thread over that Ave time each way. Set?" And (hit mother, who thought aha knew, froip yean of experience .all there waa to know about ewlng oa button., meekly accepted ibla axiom of button ewing from the Hp of ten der youth, and aald again, "Never toe old to learn." anlr g-aad lop Opium. "Some of the abrewdeit irirka ever played are by (he smugglers of opium," aald II. A. Fanning or Seattle. "A very unique amuggllng scheme waa .in earthed a few yeara ago by United Slates secret servlca officers In North Dakota. Il was noticed that an un usually large number of cuttle were be ing driven ucrnsa the III " 6 the North Dakota markela, and Uu secret ser vice men planned an Investigation. For some time their work waa In vain, and they bad about given Up hope of dis covering any unlawful operations when an accident revealed the fart that tha nostrils of the cuttle were Huffed with opium wrapiied carefully In tin roll. In thla way each ateer waa worth twice ita normal value. Hundred up. on hiindreda of animals had beea driven arroaa the border with their aostrlls loaded with opium, und it wal animated that tbe imugglera had cleaned up a profit of ?.r.,ooo before the discovery was made. Hut tho smug glers were sly and they escaped and ere never captured." Ralea Ahnal " Imp That Kllla. Al loag aa tbe devil can keep thl aaloon going, be will conclude thai the ; thousand yeara hi ia to be abut up an a long way off One small whliky glasa, roughly carved on a Mail headstone, would often tell mot)- truth than three vol ume of biography. It II laid tbat Mme Sarah Hern hardl bn never used win or ulhei Intoxicant!, confining bar beveraget mostly lo milk and water, nnd that sbi attrlbutea hugely to this the remark, able preservation of her powers. When in Ganger ut drowning in i wild river wktcb he bad attempted tc ford a Uerinan of Indianapolis prayed to be saved, promising thai If be waj rescued he would never again drink beer, and ha waa presently hauled abort-. He bus kept bla promise u to last accoiinta. John Ruskln, whom no one would charga Vftft being a "teetotal crank,' haa laid: "The encouragement of drun keuneaa for tbe sake ( the profit on the sale of drink Is certainly one of thl most criminal methods or assassina tion for money hitherto adopted by ihi v.ioe of any age or country." Tiinnifiid ! liven. John Kendrlck Hangs und Kdward W. Towtmend aomctliuei give public reading loretber. llangi one night in a Western (own "get tbe laugh" on bla companion by gravely announcing: "I am lo be followed by Mr. Townsend, I who will read fioin bli biography, 'Chlaimlo KaddaB.' " Townsend retort ed by saying (o bla audience: "Speak ing or biographies, tlr. ilanga made bla first suu'.eu, : yc i oow, with 'Tha idiot' " Til!1 IM) L' "ML-VPO Illfc I hUilKM o It trill i-'..i Iaitlallj n'i.i. tilt Inland. Taken From till Spall Ml. BE ISOPPDSKD To FREE THAI)! . Will If tr That Separate Tariff btalilubetl For the Dir. MmM Mainly, WANT THE MILITIA TO OOVEKN THEM He gf Thl Should He Hone faf Some tears and Mould I Hour. Sallsfadlnn to Native and Thl ' t-nl. Washington, Nov 12. -The prtm it n realure of the message to congn'ia, being now prepared by President McKinley, i on the territory ibn 1,'inieil Stale will r . . , fruui Spain oil account or tl.e late war. The president will take the groir ' that the i. land shall not lai a tuinl. n, financially or morally, lo tbe Unit. . Sure., lie will reeuiiimemi the urea tlnti'in of native regimen' ! gaa i he islands nf ('nlu. Porto Hun, il Philippine and Ouaiu under tiui cum. inand nf American officer.. II.. u i.i ai-o n- me mi. i that separate tariff ytetti shall la pruvnii.. furt .. Island, ma lo make them aelfsapt.nrt ing. He will aim truii'iv .,. building of the Nioaragnan canal u u . American auapicea. Tii" tirei nut v ., reci.nimeud that Hortu Klco, iha Phllil pine griiun. I iiiam and ( 'u n n i indei.n.i. nt guviTlini"iit Hi Ik- et , ll'lted there, shall lie treateii as colon I i ami nut as rerriturle. like Ala.!, , He will suggest that aa the people in tile' i.lainl. pruir'H in -i ilix iti'n o i . in their uiiiier.t.imiiiii: m Amen ideas, there mar eorne a liui'i in lo t tun-when the L'uiuil 8ut will bi willing either lo annex iliew Iwrilari as coiilinlution.vl (sins of tin c muir r ornttblih in lep-i nedeni forms or pa eminent therein under ine us'rvisiou ... th American Keileral guvemment. A highly imsiriatn tenlure of the prcaeieiu'a reeoiiinieuualinii will oei ugirealloii that Mtirerate ciitnii r ir IT avalema la provide.! for I lie illfiereni lalands. The president d'-a not laiiieve that it would la wine lo establish free Iraoe lai iween the United Man ami ihixe i land He will take the i; "ind In it the American pru.lui-r in i-r nnr be hi lowed to uffer a a result o.' ion exinn sum or the American lerritorv an i tlul lhevlluuld t1 nrut"Cle. Iroill I lie i nea i laUirand elimalic tvlvanriir1- a in -lalano Th' nre.1 lent will ; r iinu tn.il the governiiieiit in.-.. ...ind i-i lett for some year at ieaat in In. ham . of military nlHn r, from whom hew.'. ay a giasl, ideau atimiinairaiiuii or af fairs call b expected. ASKED TO MOVE ON. Three Wan nrr.. uni ..I U llmlnglnn Not Waal.. I al Bgej llaraa. Raleigh, Nov. III. A spec lai to Tha News and Olnerver from New Berne, N. 0., says: C II. ttilbert, K II. Bontuafl and ex- l 'lllef of I'o.ii-e Melton, tim e of the Republican Willi Were fori-O'l oul of Wiliiiiiiiituii. irr.i. I her., tin:., Mian tic Coast line yesterday afternoon i h. v were met ai the depot by arnmnnlU" t . Hi. ii i nl ii'ititii-d that lie ir :.r. ence wa lie' ileal red. They huwed wllllugnew n leave nnd vivf ice.iriilni; ly escorted lo .leainer Neua.., otj whl il they nailed al il o'cloak for Klmlien i I'lty. Wonl In. i... i, ,,, ;;, ,,!,., , Otty ami il la believed Ihey will not be allowed lo land there. No further tMu'ile at W.lmniifton an I none im., t ,i Tiiih.n ataajaag liiireM. Waahtiigtun, Nv, K Tolbrf. whose fathi stid brother wen. ahot ..i the ricellt r.ie,. ,r n1N ,uy s waat the debarment nf ju.ti 'n :av In MTurn an iiiv.-atufation of the riot by the l-'ederal aulhnriiles He wis ae ' romnantedb mine m the Republn an ' i.it K'lun of the -tale. tw Man urT.Maiail. Wallac, Ids., N,,v I.'. - ( Jus Knr.. niL-ht clerk, and John Mtsire, waller n the New York kitchen, have l.en suffo cated in a lire in the Idab i hotel. The iM-ciipied risims in the hotel The hotel and livery .table adjoining, owned hf '' McDonald and John Cameron's an leaa and lu.ging huuae, Tom Reynold's aliain and lodging h,iue, an i o-t-iry buildings, were entirely cotuuined. J.pan It all.nd. San Kraiiciseo. Nov. .1 , t - r-. Kor mora, the aiwly apaiinted minister irom .lan to the 1 nited Slates, has ar- 1 nved with ..is suite uu nmi Wash-I LfajMti lie la a gnuluata or th- Har- ran law arhool. He says that Japan ia salisfled whh the .ten this country il tnkiiirf ill Ii i r iea. Ta I'uah IBMllaa kfl I nba. inif un, Mow, IX Th oaWnet n.i il in in -ii supuiia to Culia to i I be .( iv, ng people. STRIKE AT VIROEN MAS BEEN SETTLED Tha Oval Caaneaay :.. la a aaala a.. a iha Ma all II . lara la i vt'arh. Oariinville, 111., N,nr. U.-Tha oltTir- between tbo Chkmao-Virdeu I company al Virdenand Auburn and tho striking miners have lawn settled and thesharis will soon be in "i ratuui. The ootapanv agreed to v the Mat scale or to cum r tun, I ui ud not want toiear down the aiorkade. Finally the company ?ptedtheii:reror the miiu r tuattb. y would take it dow n and cbaio lite com lny nothing for the labor. Over 100 witness have been niu moiied by I be grand jury, which is now investigaiiui; lti recent Yirden nol, in w hn h so many men loat their live. The grand jnrv i. moving slowly, but It In veatlfaiion u thorough. DEMAND FOR IRON. Tl.e Mm, .i HlraiieiUaa Caaaal laa- i'ii an i .. i . ...i Baltimore, Nov. it Special ouie sporulence of Ihe Manu'a turers' Rec ord from Hlrtiiingbam aays that ship ment, of Iron ar- mcn-asing. KverjT car that can be nllliaed fur the purpist U being preaaed into service Flat call are kfjajdod up on the aide and at the end, and hauled with iron Kveii llie gondola car, hereiufon' exempt from such aervii-e, are made to meet the em. ergi'iicy. tin,- line of railrm l aent nut in tM day M wi l t train of mm for ex port, and no another day, II train Home nf thi iron waa billed fur Jerua lam. During ine net .!; an order for iii,ii tun at a ni t inutitiglv abnv 1 1 pr c.. uf in uiic. tic irale, w i declined for export la-ccuso ihe seller couin mil Mitip.y it. Tbe iiuealiuii i sonn likely In cui.ie In tb front n-garn-nig ti,. an, iii j to mi , t the demand with out aniiiiig to the ntrii . r uf 'uni.ires in blast , aa ali of them M re. em are turn ing Ofil a full caimciir. thr." If...n. Murneil. )wii., Mich . Nov. I?. -Tho vlilagit or I'erry, i.titi of tin ntr, wa v.:t i by a faial fire. Hnwe'dc ' largo nv ery atulue ami Irtrn, w lib cut. tit-, were burned tu tie- ground I'narle I n, ; one of th" uroprietnr. nnd faimir HvmI over the latin Mr. Taylor, her linugn ter and an old man named t!iark van buried U tieath ine rail, n riKif and Vatl burned in in . ith The Imilmiig w a .o suddenlv eiiveioii in flame tnat lin y could out ew-aa- VallitW favar .li.ii.ne Tr.i. Spruigtleld, 111 . Nov. I'.'. - Advice re ceived III tin city from nicinl r of tin Kighih lliuiol vo.uiileers. con r'd, now al Sauliago. alale that fullv fill ta-r reti! of the regiment ar.. in the luopita. The Tweniy ilnnl I'mled State infan try is enca!iiid acri the hi I frmii in I ghth lllinoi and yeilnw fever ha made it apiaatrauce at the camp of the regular, t'ommoulcallun luiween the twucatni ha ten forbidden Itan llh a Tray ( lllai. : t Iouis. Nov I J Two negra-a en lii ; t lie jewelry IMP' ,,: Alia rt We - l-r and naked tot- a;,uw n .,nu rin T: j. wi ler n'.ace.i i ir:,v cum lining ' ring, valued ai ."ii, in lb - ahow p. rur the llegna- lo l iok III While lb , wi re exam ninir them a iauy m. Miner cam- hi. Mie attrti -leu the all -ntiuii or Mr Webla-r lorn niliiuie, and while hi Inck was turned l.'ie m-groe ran irom l!i w mi i i iv They re fol lowed a snort distance, but era il. Jrtrv iii. Ha Itiiiiaeh. Tots-La. N' -' i ' .iu- nun Jerrv Sinuioii. w .o waa defeat,! m the N v enih Ulairu-t fur le n o-i I y I 'heal i 1 lying, cone, idea u statement of in,. - ;. p. in item of ill ne'e it aa follow: "A fur tny.eif, I shall i a nClce t.o more. I hall, at ihe i X'lirn.i 111 of my lenu 'ii eongresa, nuir- lo my etttlc ranch m Medicine Ieni:e and isirliciiaa'e in po.1 tlc to heip mil tile I'opn.lst pirtv w beli ever my seivu es are in iiemauii." I i li.r iron His I'rssl.lral. Kukoina. Ind , Nov. It, Mrs James June. ' , is ti , e. veil a letter Irum l'n'st dent K 1 1 1 v Her biiabaiid was an artillery man ami was killed by a prema ture discharge of a cannon while mln mir ti. ' prea.dential train when It tas..,l tiirnuuii in n' lhn-e wei-k ago Tne presuient expresai-il deep sympathy I' r ine i re ived family and sent a chec for M lsn I nauls i. .inieil. Washington, Nov. 111. -Tbe preelrte-t lias made the following ntijs.iiitiuetit-: Richard (!m ntliur nf Wiscnnain to consul general nf the United Hlate al Frankfort, (iurwuiiy Frank H Mason nl I Duo to l conanl general of I be L'-ilted Slatea at Rcrllii, (lermany I'reicott, riz., Nov. I'.' A shooting affray ha i curreil at Ihe Trilby mine in w hich Sun .iiteiideiit Murphy, a man nameu Hru'nr and two other parti'1 patl. Miirtihy wa mortally wounded, Hrnner wa killed mid the other were slightly wounded. The nun bin was over l lie Uiumiary lines of two iiuuiug claims. MM hf His I allier-lli-law. Kmiikfor. Kv.. Nov I'i. J. W. New ton, aged .'Ii, wa. siit and kllleii Sergeant Perkins, his fall the farm of tho latter. Dot Ibe cause l'....l.la " ......... ,, wlni eat Man WE HAVE THEM. READ THE LIST ALL THE INGREDIENTS FOR FRUIT CAKES Fresh and Fine. Full line of Fresh Canned (iootli. U.BATKOSS Fl.lM U, the lt ou tint Market. C'HASK A SANBOKN'H Olebrateil Qtm R. S.XMK OH l'Mtli." Si' OWNEY'S Chocolate Bonbons. 'Phone 202. Patrons and Friends Of liraoe, Mailison, Grime, lloUrt.ni ami liurleson Couotiea : Iftllsj ami assets, f c anie m, inn (ft ffr r. rntesl by mi MBoant to aaora tbaa .. vl.uuU.UUU.UUU The capital and f l i mpinles I nprreent aritn tJINM amonnl lo mere ling ntfilentlv In I i me timt I tan serve) you liettei ami i heaper tl. ih any .,i.e elae in Aiy l.iar af Rink, bfl Imj I it y town or OoVDtrJ, I have mi aflaiatll nf3r forr, the afTair of whirl, are inder Ilia MMfetiient -I FKANK W. MiCONNICO. I n i -ir-Hi-ni Killil;ih!e I. lie As-UrAIII'e SiN'ietV of New Vorlt ; F'ln ilic Mutual Mb Am. Union Life; Fidelity nmi i a-n.illy of New York, raralrh I am Ihe enly aulhoru. I aarnt In Brraa. I rMaerU dlr soil, 1 1 aad will aiirr.-lale e biialoeaa. A. 13. McCOISTNICO. CiU. P. Fnklin & Son, Butchers and Meat Dealers. We Buy Hides, Wool and Pelts, Markets under Academy of Music and door to John Come to Se NI.U Ml MM MK AT: SEW WHMD AND PLAIN J'HJK I KS. H)IR AND SU'KKT. M. Wilson K andy itchen and OYSTER PARLOR Fine Berwick Bay Oysters served in ANY STYLE a or delivered to any part of the city Fine Fruits. Nuts, Candies Cigars. 35.000.000 Mike's store.