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iwwMiMiuliyiMraiimUlt higgLU Ml, .. ... V -.lJ . ...A ,., ! I L A 'n V v i ijj' 'J T i 'T Hi cram Barpin Stores s ?: - 0'JU'i i- -' '. -. . f.-8 SPECIAL NOTJICE.. Iu order to, reassure our friends and customers thai the manj stories being circulated calculated lo injure our business are untrue, if the parties who are so indm trious in this work will call at our store3 and see the hundreds of penp'e who crowd our sales rooms and talk with our sales 'people and emp'oye?, every one oi whom is at his or her post this morning, all well (an unusual thing where there are so many)' they will be convinced of the un reliability of these stories. We regret very much that it became necessary for us to call attention ' to this matter. We have in our city, competent and faithful of ficials and physicians of long and successful practice, whose duty it s was to investigate, and who have thoroughly investigated, the whole case, and to whom we refer you for reliable information. We take this opportunity to thank our many friends and cus tomers who visited our stores, last Thursday, Friday and Satur day! Every department full of sea sonable goods at bargain prices.' fJ.'.s'W '-I i STEAMERS RACE "City of Erie" Gracefully Wins the Great . Lakes Championship. ;; flj t, ! i - & V Ittlisi's 6 iruii Stores. Nos. 169-171 FRONT ST., (3 stories) MARIETTA, O Not HI Jons 7th GENTRY BROS. Double its former size and & & & & & BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE. America's Favorite Tented Amusement. Two Thoroughly Complete Performances at 2;3o and 8 P. M. Rain or Shmej A Mighty Conclave of Highly Educated Animal Actors. 150-Wonderfully Educated Dogs-150 60-Pretty Performing Ponies-60 25--Gomical Monkey Comedians--25 A HERD OF PERFORMING s ELEPHANTS. i BIG ALL NEW fMlSlMtt PABAP At 10 A, if ADMISSION.; Children, I 5 Cents, - - Adults, 25 Cents. Dy Associated Press. Cleveland, 0., June 4. Tho hundred nille lacp from Cleveland to Erie to day, between tho Cleveland passenge'r steamei. City of Erfb, owned by tho Cleveland and Buffalo Transit Co., and Tashmoo, Detroit's crack passenger if huoat, owned uy tho White Star Co., In Qkmany respects was the most notewor thy lace ever sailed on fresh water. The Erie coveted the distance In four hours .nineteen mlntues and nine 'sec onds, passing the stake boat at Erie 45 seconds ahead of Tashmoo, and beating the latter by 45 second elapsed time. Aside from winning, the speed championship of the Great Lakes, the Erie won about ?i00,000 for those who bet on her. The condition under which the race was sailed was Ideal. The course was lined fiom stait to finish with excur sion boats of all kinds and the shoi es weie ciowded with people and the noisy depaitme of the incers at Clove land was duplicated at the finish. Whistles tooted and people cheered both the victor and vanquished. Both boats weie stripped to fighting trim. The decks weie cleared of everything that would catch the wind. From the stait the lesult was In doftbt until within a few miles of the finish. The race demonstrated that the boats weie evenly matched. The boat? appioximately made neaily 23 miles an hour. They were neck and neck fiom the starting point until Just about Fairport, wheie the Erie en counteied shoal water and fell three lengths behind her rival. From Fair-' poit to Ashtabula she made no per ceptible gain, but finally picked 'up and passed hei rival. Tashmoo sailed by spiirts, getting ahead tor a while ,thcn falling back, while Erie maintained a steady gait.' When the victorious tiaft entered the Cleveland harbor this evening, on her return fiom fhe race, she was greeted by a tremendous ovation liundieds of steam whistles along the vlako fiont and river blew continuously for nearly half an hour, while thous ands of people crowded along the docks cheering. c HIIlo and three-sixteenths: Eugenia S., 1; Lady of the West, 2; Windward, 3. Timo, 2:03. Seven furlongs: Brulare, 1; Tusk arosa. 2; Reducer. Time, l:30'4. Hawthorne By Associated Press. Chicago, June 2.' Hawthorne track was fast. Five furlongs: Aladdin, 1; Stuyve, 2; Hanswagner, 3. Time, 1:01. Mile and sixteenth: Our Nellie. 1; Elcancy, 2; Moroni, 3. Time, 1:48. Four and one-halt furlongs: Mabel Wynn, 1; The Esmond, 2; Johannad, 3. .55U. Mile: Jlmlnez, 1; Trinity Bell, 2; Fancy Wood, 3. Time, 1:40. Six and one-half furlongs: Leo King, lZaza, 2; Harney, 3. Time, 1:21. Wall Paper and Paints. it it Wall Paper you want, it will pay you to visit our New Wall Papar Department, where! you will find the la ra .rat stock in the Latest Daslgns and Color ings evei shown in the City. Bought direct from New York and Philadelphia mills at prices to suit everybody. J 82 FRONT STREE" Ice 10 and lg l-2c Per Cwt. BASE BALL ravesend By Associated Pi ess. New York, June 4. Six favorites were beaten at Giavesend. The track was very fast, two new track lecords being made. All Green won the sec ond race at a mile and a sixteenth In 1:461-5 , the old mark being 1:4G. Scurry ran the last race, a mile and 70 yards in 1-14 4-5, cutting one-fifth of a second off the record. Five and one-half furlongs: Gay Boy. 1; Jack Demund, 2; G. Whittier, 3. Time, 1: vS 2-5. Mile and sixteenth: All Green 1; c d Heels, 2; Sadie, 3. Time, l:4Cl-5. Six furlongs: Content, 1; Malster, 2; Spiy, 3. Time, 1:111-5. BrcokuHTe mile and furlong: Car buncle, 1; Kamaia, 2; Sidney Lucas, 3. Time. 1:53 3-5. Five furlongs: Nasturtium, 1; Gold Seeker, 2; Smartest ,3. Time, 1:014-5. Mile and 70 yards: Scurry, 1; Bomb Shell. 2, Geitiude Elliott, 3. Time, 1 44 1-5. Newport By Associated Press. Cincinnati, 0 June 2. The hack was fast at Newpoit. Seven-eights mile: Rowdy J., 1; By George. 2; Blenheim, 3. Time, 1:28. Eight-sixteenths: Miss Gaines, 1; The Common, 2; Pigeon Top, 3. Time, .5G. Six furlongs: Imperialist, 1; Ocio Brooks, 2; Toluca, 3. Time, l:134. Mile: Passic, 1; Dally Wagner, 2; Slasher, 3. Time, 1:41. Mllo and sixteenth: Banuuo 11,1; Madeline, 2; Edna Gerry, 3. Time, 1:48. Seven .furlongs: Nekarnls, 1; Char les Estes, 2: Lady Hayman, 3. Time, 1:28 VI. St.Jjuis ' By AssociatedPres,5. j St. Louis, June 4. Tiack was good, Four furlongs: Maggie Clopton, 1; Rosy Cross, 2; Anna Elliott, 3. Time, .5uVi. Four and one-half furlongs: Lee Nutter, 1; Carat) 2; John aSftornf, 37 Timo. .5714. l" U &T 1 Six furlongs: Battusj 1; Dan PaxJ ton, 2: Sard, 3 TIme,J:15Vi. Mile: Eight Bells.'lT EdfTRlley, 2";' William Boyer, 3. Time, 1:44. NATIONAL LEAGUE. St. Louis, June 4 Bert Jones gave four bases on balls at ciltlcal stages. New York had a lead of two runs when the game was called on account of rain in the seventh. R. H. E. New York '. 4 7 1 St Louis v..2 0 2 Batteries Taylor and Bowerman, Jones and Schrlver. POOR PLAYING. By Associated Press. Chicago, June 4. Both teams playe.1 amateur ball. Boston's poor fielding helped the locals to win. Aitendance 400. R. H. E. Cnlcago G S 1 Boston. 5 3 G Batteries Eason and Kllng; Dlnecn and Kittridge. BARRY'S WILD THROW. 3y Associated Press. Pfttsburg, June 4. Barry's wild throw In tho eighth of Bransllold's lather difficult grounder, letting tho latter go to third.givo the home team a victory. Attendance 2800. R. H. E Pittsburg 4 72' Philadelphia 3 12 1 Batteries Tannehill and Zinimer; White and McFarland. WON EASILY. By Associated Press. Cincinnati, Juno 1. Brooklyn won easily 'because of McFadden's poor work in tho box. Sharp fielding kept the score down. Donovan was effective throughout. Sheckard disputed the de cision of Umpire Cunningham and was taken out 01 the grounds by the police. Attendance 2820. R. H. E. Cincinnati 3 G 3 Brooklyn 7 11 1 Batteries McFaddeu and Peitz; Donovan and McGuire. 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE. By Associated Press. Chicago, June 1. Chicago won after a despot ate struggle in the tenth In ning. Merles was the fiist man up and made a triple and scored a momejit later on-Isabel's single. Both pitchers kept the hits well scattered. Attend ance 1800. R. H. E. (jhicago 3 0 1 Washington 2 10 2 Batteries Katoll and Sullivan ;Goie and Giady. BOSTON DEFEATED. By Associated Press. Milwaukee, June 4. After having the Boston team shut out for eight in nings, Hawley let down and allowed four hits In this inning, giving the vis itors two earned inns. Attendance 1000. i R. H.lE. Milwaukee 5 9' 0 Boston 2 8 '2 Batteries Hawley and Conner; dip py and Shruck. ' DETROIT WOft. I By Associated Press. . 1 Detroit, June 4. Frazer's threo base hit In the third was followed by Gler's Ily to Nanco on which tho pitcher scor ed and saved Philadelphia from a Bhut out. Silver pitched splendidly. At tendance 2091. ' ' ' ' ' R. H. E. Detroit 9 11 Philadelphia 1 G 1 Batteries Slover and Nance; Frazer and Powers. HART'S DELIVERY. fly Associated Press. Cleveland, June 4. Cleveland won, tho -visitors bping unable to do any thlngwlth "th'edelivery of Hart. At tcnda4coJi . R, H. E. ciovoiannrrTvr: ...... v.fi .a TOi Baltimore 1 C 3 ' r"n rv r fCv Jr.. ' 7- N tVv i) At tho vory low price you can contrac' for ice for the senson, you cannot afTorc to do without it. Wo are showing fifty of the finest re frigerators made. Thoy nro made of hard wood, well finished, filled with charcoal and minoral wood, nicely varnished and fitted completo with iron lining, bronzo hardware, good traps and drain pipe, and last, but not loast are ICE SAVERS. Get a Rofrigorator or Ico Chest and contract for ice before tho prices ad' vanco, or you will havo to pay two or three times as much for IDE, HAGAI & SOHAB, 249251 Second St. Opp. Union Depot. Marietta, Ohio. TlntioflDQ TJ,,.t n..,l Tt-.l. r, ,.,. .... . ijtlit nun nuuuj oeiimuu and Brcsnahan. WESTERN ASSOCIATION. Louisville, 13; Dayton, 1. Columbus, 2; Indianapolis, 7. Ft; Wayne, 2; Toledo, 1. Marlon, 7; Wheeling, 1. If You weie to bump your head against a brick wall you could not feel worse than does anyone who suffers from stomach troubles. We have a positive cure In Dr. Caldwell's'Syrup Pepsin. CURTIS & HUTCHMAN, CHARLES R. BUCHANAN EVOLVERS Were Thrown to Prisoners and an Of ficer was Shot Dead, 3rT By Associated Press. Toronto, June 4. Frank Rutledge, Fred Rico and Frank Jones, three al leged bank burglais, extradited, from Chicago ,on trial here for the lobbety of tho private banlc of Aurora, were be ing transferred from the court room to jail tonight in a cab In which were po lice officers Body and Stewart. The three prisoners were handcuffed to gether. When the rig approached the jail an unknown person threw three loaded revolvers into the cab. Jones grabbPd one of the pistols and shot officer Boyd, who died in a few minutes. Of ficer Stewart opened flro on Jones, shooting him in tlte arm and groin. The prisoners then leaped from the cab and boarding a passing street car, ordered tho motorman to proceed fast er. The latter removed the starting lover and struck Rutledge over tho head, while the conductor threw off tho trolley wire, bringing the car to a standstill. The men were then overpowered. BRITISH AGRICULTURE. StntlxMfM Which llmo llppn Minlc Ui lor tliv Yrur 11)110 Miimv Thnt flip Ul'l'Ilno In Pcinlnti'llt. The Loudon correspondent of the New York Trihiinc'sas the agricult ural returns of (irenr Britain for 1900 which have just been issued .show that the decline of British agriculture pur sues, its steady course. The aicu un der corn crop in Great Britain, which in 180 occupied. i),.i4,s,U00 acies, lias fallen to 7,:i.i.'i,0()o'nci es. The aiea under gieen crop-, has fall en almost as henvilv, while only the acreage laid dovvi; in grass and clover shows an increase. In horses, cattle, sheep and pigs tlieie is a slight ad vance in thia period, hut not such as to keep pace vvith the increase in pop ulation, or to compensate for the di minished corn production. England, which used to grow her own corn and was able to feed herself, is becoming everj ear more and more dependent upon imports from foieign countries. HISTORIC SECRET ROOM. W oi-Kiiipu Dlxc-ot or KefiiKc forSlnvei In IllNiiiiiiitllnur .e York llollftP. SUGGEST NATIONAL PARK. Oklahoma rily .tlprcliiuifM Offer a Fine hiiot In tlu Territory to the t.oi eriiiiic-nt. In dismantling an old brick house at '.Vi Baxter street, facing Mulberry Bend parkj-'Xevv York city, the work men unexpectedly pried open a scfuare trapdoor at the left of the stair lead 'ng on the second lloor. The trap door opens' into a secret chamber ex tending the whole depth of tlic'liouac, 48 feet. The hidden chute for that is i(s shape is three and onu-half feet wide and four feet deep, ' t Investigation shovvs that the place was for years "before the war one of the chain of stations on the "jitplcrj ground railroad" by which Quakers and 'Other friends (if the negrjj sent fugitive slaves to the north. ' ' Henry Ward Bceeher directed runa way negroes to the house, there to lie concealed In "the cage" until the coast was clear. f . SCan't be perfects health without pure blood. Burdock Blood Bitters makes pure blood. Tones and Invigorates tho whole system. . A strong movement is on foot to hn've the general land ollice sot aside part of the Wichita mountains for a national paik, to lie ten miles square and contain 04,000 acres The Wich ita mountains are too rugged to be of value for agricultural purposes, but nevertheless possess scenic beau ties, such as great canjons, sparkling streams, towering peaks and delight ful wooded p.iru.s, necessary for a great park. The acting commission er of the general lnnd ollice, in a let ter to Cliltou George, secretary of the Oklahoma City Commercial club, which espouses the project, scuds in structions as to how to pioceed in tho matter. THOUGHT PAX ABBREVIATION. After mi i:ilnniif Ion He Ilenllxcil That It Yt'itN Onl) I. allii for I'enee. The I'.in-Americ.in flag bears (he sig nificant word "1'ax'I, ("I'c.tee"), and the date 1901. Jt was bin lie in upon the exposition olllci.lls and pioved that the. average man is not ,i Latin scholar and that "Pax" is no better than Creek to him, say-, the BulTalo Com mercial. When the sample fiag, built ncordfngtospeclficatlons, was brought in to the purchasing agent ,, ho re marked, with aurpribcMhatwthe word was dissected as follows: "P. A. X." "Why have jou separated the let ters?" he asked. "Why," said the. flagman, "the let ters mean 'Pan American exposition,' and the poriods are, all right." drain In .Mimkn, Without doubt grain can be matured in a large section of Alaska. Barley, oats, wheat and rje have developed perfectly from seed accidentally sown and (frown wild, l'lnx of good quality has also been grown. EdneatoYonr Uovrels With Cuacaretf. Candy Catbnrttc, euro constipation forever. 10c, Mo. It O.O.O. fail, (truoalsta refuna money, I1 if n Mv i. ,-n - -, w,,,, , ? 1(iMfflflWBi J. WTWP' '--- r '."' -MSfl&t - ' $if,nMkiimib '