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PERRVSBURG, t OHIO. Autookai'ii letters written by seven teen presidents of tho United States have been presented to tho Millicent library of Kulrhavcn, Mnis., by II. 11. Rogers, an enthusiastic collector. A unw treatment in pleurisy is tc Iteop tho patient absolutely motionless for several days. Recent experiments showed rapid reduction of fever, while not more than oight days' treatment were required in any case. Tim maxim "murder will out" is dis proved by statistics. In the ton years ending with 1SS0 thero wore 1,700 mur ders committed in Kngland and Wales,, and in 1,004 of theso cases no trace of the criminal was ever found that led to his apprehension. Tiik report which had recently a largo circulation among Knglish newspapers to the effect that tho pope has three millions of money invested in England, nnd is a big ground landlord in Lon don, has just been denied by the ofllelul organ of the Vatican. Tun vegetarians have another grain of encouragement in tho recent state ment of a musical writer, who alleges that fine vocalists arc rare in countries where fish nnd meat diet prevail, and that the voice depreciates as families grow rich nnd iucrcaso the amount of meat consumed. AsnniNa footballists would do well in glancing over the list of casualties which occurred in Great liritain last season. During that period there wero 'JO deaths on tho field resulting from football accidents, 30 broken legs, 12 broken arms, 25 broken collar bones and 75 other injuries. It is learned that tho secret donor of $300,000 to Harvard college to build, equip and maintain a reading room was the late Fred L. Ames, of Easton, Alass. The money was to have been paid in installments, but tho papers liad not been signed at his death. His heirs have not indicated their course in the matter. Ismail Tacha, whose bad luck is traced by many Egyptians to his not, while khedlve, in letting Cleopatra's Xeeille come to this country, is not per mitted to leave Constantinople without tho surveillance of a medical man, who is also a diplomatic spy. His condition is not so precarious as that of the cred itors who advanced him $20,000,000. Senator Dunois, of Idaho, who has been conspicuous in tho public eye for some weeks, is a Yale graduate of tho class of lb72. Though he is a bachelor of convivial tastes and habits, he keeps up tho course of reading he began in col lege, and his friends think he has a great future. Jlr. Reed says that Dubois is one of the brightest young men now in public life. Uoston public spirit seems at length to be aroused, after tho expiration of one hundred years, to the humilating fact that the grave of John Hancock, in the old Granary burying ground iu that city, is unmarked, save by a small cracked and moss-covered stone, in scribed: "No. 10, Tomb of Hancock." Efforts are being made to raise funds for a suitable monument. ' Risnor I'oTTWt, of New York, is said to be in active S3'mpathy with tho llurinl Relief association of that city, and it has been reported that ho has provided in his will that he shall bo "buried in a wicker coflin. Tho associa tion, having found it difficult to obf.iin wicker coffins, has recommended tho use of certain kinds of soft -pine wood, which decompose with equal rapidity. Tiik little plant which is said by sci entists to cause blindness belongs to tho lowest order of fungi. Tho propaga tion simply by division is very rapid nnd its growth in tho tissues covering tho eyeball causes such irritation and congestion as to cut off the supply of nutriment to the clearer part of the eye, bo that tho local death of the part, with consequent destruction of power of vision, follows often in a few days, or even hours. The photograph, which finds its way into baskets beribboned and bcfrilled, within the criss cross, ribbon-garnished screen nnd in a docn other fanciful postures, has lately been given another decorative part to play. Some bright liody hab hit upon tho plan of carrying nround the room below tho dado a long single oak frame in which tho photos are inserted. Turn which way one may, sisters and cousins and aunts arc to bo found in all their family pride. The picturesque old mansion that was tho homo of several generations of tho Lees, of Virginia, is still standing in an excellent statu of preservation near Fairfax Courthouse. It is known as Ravensworth, and, with its fine grounds and its historic treasures in tho way of relics, it is, next to Mount Vernon, probably tho most interesting old house in the Old Dominion. Early in tho eighteenth century tho estato was tho homo of the Fltzhughs, from whom tho Lee family inherited it by in termarriage. The Iiruco photographic telcscopo, which is tho gift of Mrs. C. W. Iiruco to Harvard university observatory, is at length ready to be set up In Cam bridge, Mass., and is expected soon to begin its work of photographing tho stars. It is tho largest instrument of its kind in existence, and is believed to "bo tho most powerful, and it is confi dently anticipated that it will do hot ter work than has yet been accom plished elsewhere in tho world's histo ry. It is to bo shipped to Peru in two or three years, after it has been thor oughly tested. It is there to be set up on a hill near Arequipo. The News Condensed. Important Intelligence From All Parts. CONGRESSIONAL. Kxtra Hrnmin. In tho scriato on tlio IBih tho discussion wns renowed on tho question thilt occupied tho nt tontlon of tho body tho day previous that of tho amendment of tho Journal, ...In the houso n hill was passed amending tho statutes rclut fnu to the fees of United States marshals, clorlis nnd commissioners. Tho Now York brldjro bill was then taken up nnd passed. In tho senate on tho 10th no business of Im portance was transacted beyond a spirited dis cussion Of tho slhor purchase repeal bill.... In the houso resolution was adopted malslng tho bankruptcy bill a special order for noxt w celt. Tho rcm.ilndcr of tho session nnsdootcdto services In memory of tho lato I'cprusentatUo Mutchler. of Pennsylvania. TitCBcnntoon tho SOth dcotcd four hours nnd a hnlf to executive business, coullrmlng tho appointment of J. .1 Van Alen us ambassa dor to Italy, and also tho appointment of Mr. Kllbrcth as collector of customs at Now York. During tho brief period th.it tho doors wero open u few unimportant events occurred.... In the houso the attorney general transmitted In formation rehtlng to tho Union P.icltlo rail road. A Joint resolution was passed to remit half the duty on goods exhibited and sold at tho world's fair. In tho senato on tho Ulst Senator Porter (Kan ) occupied tho tlmo In .i speech ngnlnst tho silver repoal bill.... In tho house bills wero Introduced to provide for an International maritime conference to formulate regulations better to protect and caro for animals In tran sit on ocean cssels, nnd to lncrcaso tho penal ty for embezzlement by directors and oalcers of national banks Ox tho 23d speeches against the stiver pur chaso repeal bill wcroimdo In tho senate by three senators from sllcr states Jones and Stewart, of Xctnd.t, and Teller, of Colorado.... In the house tho public printing bill was passed and a bill was Introduced nmendlng tho civil sorlcolawso astopnnide for an equal divi sion of ofllees among the states and their con gressional districts. Tho Oatcs bill to establish a uniform sjstem of bankruptcy throughout the United Stutcs was discussed. DOMESTIC. Rv a collision between two freight trains on a bridge over the Delaware at Yardley and Trenton Junction, N. J., live tramps were killed. Tiiitun New York park policemen were asphyxiated while asleep by gas in a cottage adjoining Central park, New York city, and it was said that a, fourth one could not recover. A I)knvi:u (Col.) dispatch was to the effect ttiat Dr. Graves, the famous poisoner, who was supposed to have committed suicide in jail-, was not dead. It was maintained that a pine log oc cupied the coflin instead of a body. Tw o i.Aiionmts were killed and sev eral severely injured by the caving in of a trench they were digging at Home stead. Pa. M. M. White, prcsident.of the Fourth national bank of Cincinnati, was elected president of the American Rankers' as sociation in session at Chicago. A JioxuME.NT was unveiled at Tren ton. N. J., in honor of the victory of Washington over tho Rritish in 1770. Six governors from as many states took part in tho ceremonies. Thhek workmen lost their lives by the collapse of a building at Hopkius ville, Ky., undergoing repairs. Mayor Hoonv, of Uroolclyn, has de cided that tho Corbett-Mitehell prize fight shall not take place at Coney Isl and. C. W. Wells, Saginaw (Mich.) capi talist, was drowned from a canoe while hunting near Duluth, Minn. Fierce prairie fires were raging in the vicinity of Faulk county. S. D., and it was said that many farm houses had been destroyed. William I'ettit, tho Indiana minis ter convicted of poisoning his wife, has been granted a new trial by tho supreme court. May Marshall paced a mile in 2:08 at Nashville, Tenn., which was anew record for pacing mares. James Haksumax was killed aud Gus Mills was fatally hurt in a runaway ac cident near Huntington, lnd. It was said that 1,000 families of Louisiana were arranging to establish a great colony in the state of Colorado. Many children were badly hurt in a Washington (D. C.) school panic by some person starting the cry of fire. Patrick Kanai.ey died at a Syra cuse (X. Y.) hospital, being choked to death by a sponge which he sucked into his windpipe during an operation. An east-bound special train from Chi cago collided with the Pacific Express going west in the yards of the Chicago it Grand Trunk railway near Rattle Creek, Mich., and twenty persons were killed and burned and two score in jured, many of whom will die. After the accident happened the cars took fire and the imprisoned passengers were burned w ith the wreckage, while scores of people stood about unable to lend any assistance. Most of tho bodies recovered were formless cinders. Tour cars were burned up and the two en gines badly wrecked. The Rank of Silverton at Silverton, Col., whicli closed its doors July last, has resumed business. Mrs. ChIhlks S.mitii shot and in btantly killed Oscar Walton at Walton, lnd., as the result of a dispute over the possession of property. At the session of the National Wom en's Christian Temperance union in session at Chicago, Miss Frances E. Willard was reelected president. William Maenogi, a carpenter at St. Paul. Minn., brutally murdered his wife after she had retired for the night by shooting her. The murdered wom an was the mother of sixteen children. General Scuofield, in his annual report to the secretary of war, recom mended a reduction of the term of en listment to three years. The exchanges at the leading clear ing houses in the United States during the week ended on the SOth aggregated I934,l30o,080, against $003,810,297 the pre vious weelc Tho decrease, compared with tho corresponding week in 1892, was 32.0. William B, Hathaway committed suicide at Cincinnati because ho could not get work. Ho had been disinherit ed by his father, a retired millionaire of Merden, Conn. Henry Starr, tho notorious outlaw, has been found guilty of murder by a jury at Fort Smith, Ark., and sentenced to be hanged. The grand jury of Baxter county, Ark., returned indictments against sixty men for swearing, there being a law aguinBt profanity in that state. For tho murder of his wifo Nathaniel R. Thompson wns hanged in tho jail at Do Smct, S. D. Business failures to the number of 310 occurred in tho United States in tho seven days ended on tho 20th. During tho week previous tho failures num bered 323, against 210 In tho correspnd ing tlmo in 1802. In a wreck on the Reading railroad near Trenton, N. J., threo passengers wero killed nnd five Injured. Hamlink's Nightlngnle, driven at Nashville by Goers, lowered tho three milo trotting record from 7:21 to 0:2f.K. Three mnsked men bound, gagged nnd tortured Mrs. McMichncl, a lono widow near South Bend, lnd., and robbed her of J120. Jai'an secured 305 of tho nwnrds mndo to world's fair exhibitors of ele gant silk fabrics. William R. Evans and C. A. Hanks, formerly cashier and assistant cashier respectively of the Seven Corners bank at St. Paul, Minn., have been arrested for embezzling $103,000. By vote tho Western Traffic associa tion decided to cancel world's fair rates ht midnight October 31. Patrick Ruiik, a farmer living near Sterling, 111., was found dead in a corn field, and it was supposed that ho had been murdered by tramps. William Hauek and Stephen Wray fought u duel at Eula, Tenn., over a woman nnd both men were fatally wounded. Exoineer Mills and Fireman Buch anan wore blown to pieces by the ex ploding of a locomotive boiler at North Birmingham, Ala. The report of the sixth auditor of the treasury for the fiscal year ended June 30 last shows that the net revenues of the post otllce department for the year were ?77,0S4,933, and that tho expendi tures were $81,084,104, making a deficit of $5,178.3S1. Stratton & White, electrical aud general implement dealers at Fort Worth, Tex., failed for $400,000. Employes of the Indiana Midland railway who struck because of non payment of wages spiked switches, burned bridges and 'tool houses and tore up many miles of track. The Pennsylvania Railroad company has secured control of the Cleveland & Marietta railroad of Ohio. Thieves went through a sleeping car on a Texas road near Longview and one man lost $10,000 in negotiable bonds and notes. Other passengers lost money, jewelry and wearing ap parel. "Lucky" Baldwin, the California millionaire, after twenty years on the turf has decided to sell his string and retire. Trains collided on the Fori Wayne road at Monroeville, lnd.. during a heavy fog and four trainmen were seriously and three passengers slightly injured. At Sioux Falls, S. D., Harry Lacey shot and instantly killed his wife and mother-in-law, Mrs. Lidia Bunker, and then shot himself through the head. Domestic trouble was the cause. Fire in a warehouse in Providence, R. I., caused a loss of $100,000. Durino the week ended on the 21st the paid admissions to the world's fair numered 1,722,514, making the total paid attendance since the opening day 10,liSl,07. Wesley C. Riri'EY, who shot John W. Mackey at San Francisco February 24 last, was sentenced to pay a fine of $250 or go to jail. Seven persons were implicated in the murder of the Wratten family, six in number, near Washington, lnd., on the night of September 18 last. James Stone has confessed. Ned Jenkins (colored) was lynched by a mob in Clybourne county, Ga., for poisoning William Rurke's family. The firm of Frankenlhal, Freuden thal & Co., wholesalers of clothing and furnishing goods in Chicago, failed for $330,000; assets, $250,000. A forest fire in the Des Moines (la.) valley burned the timber on over 1,000 acres of land, and also destroyed many grain stacks and barns. John Gamble (colored) wns lynched by a mob near Pikeville, Tenn., for the murder of Miss Rosa Boring, a white girl. A movement is in progress looking to the uniting of all labor orders and unions under a central authority. Six girls of Osceola, Neb., were "whiteeapped" by members of tho W. C. T. U., and as a result eleven women were In jail. Six counties in southwestern Kansas have been almost depopulated by crop failures and opening of the Cherokee strip. A violent snowstorm raged through out North and South Dakota and In portions of Minnesota. The male students at the Wesleyan university in Middletown, Conn., have formed a secret society to boycott young women students. Martin Foy, aged 20, was electro cuted in Clinton prison at Dannemora, N. Y., for tho murdor of Henrietta Wilson, his mistress, in Saratoga, May 13, 1892. Mns. George Buhrank was granted a divorce by a Tacoma (Wabh.) court within three minutes after filing her petition. This is believed to break tho record. The Ingham county savings bank of Lansing, Mich., which closed its doors last May, has resumed business. The close of tho fishing season shows that during the year thero have been lost at bea from Gloucester, Mass., fifty seven men, leaving ton widows and thirty-two children. Ten vessels, val ued at 300,000, foundered or stranded. The remains of Mrs. A. J. Wagner and her two children wero found at Ripley, O. Tho woman had evidently killed the little ones and herself. Andrew ICniMinr.L.un old and wealthy citizen of South Chicago, and Henrietta Krimblll, his talented and beautiful daughter, drowned themselves in the lake whilo temporarily insane. George Meyer & Co., carriage manu facturers in New Yorlc, made an assign ment with liabilities of $100,000. Five of tho directors of the Madison square bank in New York were ar rested on criminal charges. In a row at Atkinsvillo, 111., William Grlfllth Bhot Dennis and Martin Flyuu and a son of Robort Wyatt. , Sixty 'prominent citizens of Baxter county, Ark., have boon indicted under an old law for swearing in public. For lynching tho nogro Smith at Roanoke, Va., indictments liavo been found against six persons, including threo polico olllccrs. Fire in Corkory's livery btnblo at Lo Mars, la., consumed forty head of horses and destroyed other property valued at $100,000. Three children of Mrs. Adolaido Crittendon fell Into a crock near Clay haltehec, Ala., and wero drowned. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. Julia 0. Conkling, tho widow of Roscoo Conkling, former senator from New York, died at her homo in Utica, aged 00 years. Lucy Stone, the well-known tcm perauco advoto and woman suffragist, died at Dorchester, Mass., aged 75 years. President Cleveland, in declining an invitation to visit Trenton, N. J., said that ho won Id not leave Washing ton for any purpose whatever until tho important questions which arc boforo congress are disposed of.' Gen. Denis F. Burkk, who com manded an Irish regiment in the re bellion, died at his home in New York city. Rev. Dr. Philip SciiArr, an author ity on exegesis and church history, died at his homo in New York. Miss Sai.lie Wheeler died in Phila delphia, aged 103 years. Up to the time of her death she was in possession of all her faculties. Mrs. Weltz (colored) died at Rock ford, 111., aged 100 years. She was born in Georgia. Henrv Mitchell, the pioneer wagon manufacturer of the west, died at his home in Racine, Wis., aged S4 years. John P. Brooks, chief of the New York and New Jersey division of tho United States secret service, died at his homo in Newark. N. J., aged 04 years. FOREIGN. Charles F. Gounod, the eminent French composer, died at Paris, aged 75 years. The boiler of the steamship Volga, plying on the river Volga, Russia, ex ploded al IC'asloffka, killing eight of tho crew. The great Chinese cotton mill at Shanghai was totally destroyed by fire, the loss being $5,000000. John Thomas Chaitell, builder nnd contractor at London, England, has failed with liabilities amounting to 220,000. The new Cunard steamship Lucania broke all previous records in steamship travel, the passage from New York to Queenstown occupying only 5 days 13 hours and 40 minutes. The Rio Grande do Sul rebels de feated the loyalists in a fiercely fought battle at Abbucy and 1,000 neivons wero killed. Thirty thousand French troops and all the powers of Europe escorted tho remains of Marshal MacMahon to their last resting place in tho Hotel des In valides in Paris. The fiftieth anniversary of King Al bert's entering the armj was celebrated at Dresden. Emperor William delivered an address. Admiral Mello has proclaimed Frcd erico G. do Lorcna, a captain of a rebel war vessel, provisional president of Brazil. All the Canadian sealers had arrived for the season at Victoria, B. C. The number of sealskins taken this year was 09,471, or 19,0.00 more than last year. LATER. At St. Louis, Mo., on the 24th, whilo waiting for tho call of his divorce suit against his wife in court, William Jack son, aged 00 years, rose to his foot and, after addressing tho judge In a few words, staggered and fell dead. The puddlers employed by the Pitts burgh (Pa.) Forgo and Iron Company held a mooting on tho 24th and decided not to return to work unless the Amal gamated association scale was signed. About 200 men are out on a strike. AV. F. Hymen, a missing lumberman who was supposed to be murdered, was discovered on the night of the 23d by a detective at a Saginaw (Mich.) hotel with his money all gone, nehad been spending his money lavishly and hav ing a good time. By tho will of the lato philanthro pist, Mibs Jane Holmes, of Allegheny, Pa., filed for probate on the 24th, prac tically tho whole estate, amounting to about $1,500,000, is left to charitable in stitutions in Pittsburgh and its vicin ity. J. A. Demurer, tho founder of tho Knights of Honor and for mnny years ono of the leading officers of the order, died suddenly of a hemorrhngo at his home in Louisville, Ky., on tho 24th. It was announced at Chicago on tho 24th that tho fire losses in the United States during the first nino months of 1893 wore $20,840,000 greater than tho corresponding period of 1892, and not less than a dozen stronger companies are preparing to go out of business be tween now and January 1. An eastbound passenger train on tho Indiana & Illinois Southern railroad was derailed near Effingham, 111., on the 24th ana thirteen pasbengors In jured. Tho rear coach loft tho track, turning over twice down an embank ment. Tho rest of tho train stayed on tho track. Benson Jewell received fa tal injuries, whilo tho others wero badly hurt. At Brunbwick, Git., on tho24th thirty ono new cases of yellow fever were offi cially reported. Only threo of tho patients wero white. Thero was ono death. Tiik senate on tlio 21th took up tho silver pur chase repeal bill and Mr. Stowart resumed tho speech begun by him several weeks ago. Ho bad tow listeners. Mr. Stewart said that dis cussion of tho question would be productive of nothing but great good. Ho was followed by Mr. Jones, of Nevada, who resumed the Bpcech ttgun by him several days ago An attempt was malto by Mr. Kylo to break tho legislative day, but it was voted down and the senato took a recess until Jho 25th at noon. ...In tho house a fow bills of minor importance were pissed and tho houso resumed consideration of the bank ruptcy bill MANHATTAN DAY. How It Was Uolnbrntod nt Jncluoc I'nrk ' Nenrly 000,000 Attend. Chicago, Oat 24". Two great cities joined hands in making Manhattan day at tho Columbian exposition a notnblo ovent. Specially devoted to the groat metropolis of the east though tho day was, tho great metropolis of tho west was as actlvo and as enthusi astic in tho celebration as her sister city. Tlio crowd at tho fair was not so over whelming as on Chicago day, but was an immense crowd still, and must be considered all tho greater when tho fact that the guests of the occasion had to travel a thousand miles to tako part in tho festivities is taken Into consideration. Probably 25,000 New Yorkers wero nt tho exposi tion. The paid admissions numbered 200,317; free admissions, 27,000; total, 818,283. Thero were great "doings" at Jackson park for tho delectation of tho visitors. Tho fun started at 10 o'clock when "Buffalo Bill's" rough riders passed ir.to the grounds at tho Sixty-second street gate and made the circuit of the main avenues of the fair. At 11 o'clock tho Chicago Hussars, under tho com mand of Capt. E. L. Brand, paraded through tho park, making their entry at the west end of the midway. Tho Hussars marched to tho music of tlio Elgin band. Soon after this the First regiment I. N. G. camo on tlio grounds and went through some fancy maneu vers. One o'clock saw the Cook County Democracy Marching club on parade through the park. , At high noon the Columbian liberty bell was rung in honor of the Empire state, and the saitne moment there was floated from the main Hagstaff on tho Transportation building a gigantic pennant made up of 171 yacht club llags, that iiew over 0,000 American yachts in 1893. The pennnut is 54 feet long and 33 feet wide. It was made by Lieut. A. G. Baker aud was hoisted to day by Mayor Gilroy. The literary programme of the day was given in Festival hall at 1 o'clock before an audience that packed the place to tho doors. On tho platform wero distinguished New Yorkers and Chicagoans, and the event was a renewal of affection be tween the two great cities. There were speeches by Mayors Harrison and Gilroy; a poem, "New York to Chica go," by Joseph 11. I. Clarke, recited 'by Agnes Booth; addresses by those emi nent orators Chauncey M. Denew, Johu R. Fellows, Gen. Horace Porter and Setli Low. Archbishop Corrigan pro nounced the benediction. At 3 o'clock, immediately after the exercises m Festival hall, the special parade of the (lay took place. In the line were the Old Guard of New York, the Sons of New York, Chicago Hus sars, the First regiment, Illinois na tional guard, and half a do;en bands. Mayor Gilroy and ex-Mayor DeWitt C. Cregier, president of the Sons of New York, rode together in a car riage at the head of the Sous of New York society. The column passed In review before the Chicago and New York official!: at New York state build ing. Airing others on tho reviewing stand were Maj. Gen. Nelson A. Miles, al the United States army, and Brig. Gen. II. A. Wheeler, of the Illinois Na tional Guard. In the evening there was a procession of lloats and a display of fireworks. Tho first float representedi"Liberty En lightening tho World," surrrounded by figures of the races and nationalities of mankind. Some thirty persons wero on the ear. Then followed "Inde pendence," with Washington and his generals impersonated; "War," with characters dressed to represent Lin coln, Douglas, Grunt, Yates. Sheridan, Logan and Ellsworth. After these came the lloats "I'eaco," "Chicago Fire," "Columbus Before the Court of Spain," "Commerce" and the English, Swedish and German floats used on Chicago day. Tho fireworks were elaborate. Among the set bicccs wero a portrait of May or Gilroy, "Chicago," "Old Father Knickerbocker," "Niagara" and "Lib erty Enlightening the World." The Midway was brilliantly illuminated and all exhibition buildings kept open till 10 o'clock. A LIGHT SENTENCE. Blackej's Assnllnnt Fined SUfiO for Shoot. liii; fit) Millionaire. San Francisco, Oct. 24. W. C. Rip pey, the decrepit old man who shot and nearly killed Millionaire John W, Mackey bcveral months ago, was on Saturday sentenced in tho superior court to pay a fine of $250 or servo 125 days in jail. The jury convicted him of assault witli a deadly weapon and urged a light bcntence. Rippey lost all his money in mining stocks. It is said friends who knew him when he was a prosperous speculator will pay the fine. BORDEAUX IS SHAKEN. One Mnn Killed unil Two Injur ml by the KxptuKion of a Powder Alugitzlno. Bordeaux, Oct 24. Tho Inhabitants of this city wero startled by a tremend ous shock that was at first thought to be an earthquake. Later, however, il was learned that tho shock was caused by tlio explosion of a large powder magazine nt, St. Medard-en-.Ialle, a vil lage 8 miles northwest of Bordeaux. Tlio mugazino was blown to atoms. Ono man was killed and two injured. It is feared that others employed in tho magazine arc buried in tho debris. Took u Huddrii Drop. Chioaoo, Oct, 24. One of tho roof promenade elevators In Mnnufaetuies building fell 200 feot with thirteen pas sengers at 8:20 o'clock Saturday night Safety devices arrested the ear 30 feet from tho floor and cramped it so tight ly into tlio shaft that it could not be moved up or down. All tho pabbengcra wero jolted badly, but as tho stop was rather graduul no ono was hurt Tho accident wan duo to tho fact that the counterpoised car wns empty, di ttroymg tho balance and letting the lown-bound car fall at tho rate of 400 eet a minute. In Deep vtn LHco incautious and weair Bwlmmors are thoso who incur tho risk of olirotilorhouma tlsm by a neglect of safety. Tills can' bo in sured at tlio start by that, lrvo preserving medicine, Hostottor's Stomach. Bitters. Rheumatism may attack tho heart. Thoi o Is no safety thon. Forestall tho chronic stago of tho ninlmly by using tho Bitters, wnloh Is equally onicnclous In malaria, dys ponsln, liver complaint, constipation and klunoy disorder. "Can you dollno profanity, Kntiol" Ra tio "It's what is always used in putting up Btovcs." Inter Oceu . When Nnturo Needs nssistnnco It may bo bost to rondo it promptly, but ono should remember to uso oven tho most perfect remedies only when noeded. Tlio best nnd most snnplo and cou tlo romouy is tho Syrup of Figs, manufac tured by tlio California Fig Syrup Co. "Pa!" "Yes, my son." "Why do so ninny peoplo dio of diphtheria!" "Bniuso thoy get it in tho neck," said Senior Alley, blandly. Arliansaw Traveler. Dr. IIoxslo's Certain Crimp Curo Sontpostpnld with beautiful souvonir spoon. Send COo to A.l'.HoxsiE.Btilfqlo, N. Y. Bkncvolent "Sho said bIio wouldn'tkias him for anything." "1 know it: sho does it for nothing." Ti uth. Hood's Praises Itself Kidney Troubles - B right's Disease Cured "I do think Hood's Sarsaparllln is 'tvorth lta weight In gold.' For four years I suffered mis ery -with tcrrlblo pains In ny back and troublo with my kidneys. Tho doctors thought I had Brtght's dljf ise. I began to tako Ilood's Sar saparilla, and I soon found that It was helping mo although 1 had been told nothing would help me and thought I would have to die. But I con tinued to Improve till I nm now In perfect HoocTsCnr health and have as good a back as any man in town. Today I can do a good day's work, nnd truly fcol that Ilood's Sarsaparllla was a God send to me." Jonx Saxton, Scottdalc, Pa. Hood's Pills act easily, yet promptly and efficiently, on tho liver and bowols. Mc. inc. KILMER'S UCytS'' w-mh ftwn vm UuUU CURED SUFFERED EIGHT YEARS I Couldn't Eat or Sleep. Dyspepsia and Heart Trouble. Dr. Kilmer & Co: "I had been troubled for eight cars with stomnch nnd heart difficulties. x uvea mostly on mini, as every-tuinff I nto hurt mo so. My Uldnejs nnd liver wero In a tcrrlblo state. Could neither Bleep or cat. I had been treated by tho best Chicago doctors without nny benefit what ever. As a last resort I trtod your SWA3IP KOOT, nnd now I can eat nnvthliv'. no matter what. Nothing hurts mo, nnd can go to bed nuduet a good nlsIit'H sleep. Swa-FM Cured BSe. Any ono doubting this statement can write, I will gladly answer." Mrs. German Miller, Dec. anil, 1E92. Sprlngport, Mich. At DrucsIatN CO cent anil $1.00 nitre. ' lay allils' CulJo to Health " t rco-Consuttatlon f rvo. Dr. Klhncr & Co., - Binghamton, N. Dr. Kilmer's PARILLA LIVER PILLS Are tro Petl -12 IMIIm, 2u cents, All DrusBtsU. Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup sUUXES? "I havebeen afflicted withbilious nessand constipation for fifteen years and first one aud then another prep aration was suggested to me and tried, but to no purpose. A friend recommended August Flower and words cannot describe the admira tion in which I hold it. It has given me a new lease of life, which before was a burden. Its good qualities aud wonderful meritsshould bemade known to everyone suffering with dyspepsia and biliousness." Jesse Ba.kkr, Printer, Humboldt, Kas. In 1880, bit son, suffered very much from cancel of the moutn. lly advlco ofrbjslclans, an op- Eition was performed, extending from tho jaw JfS REMfflES sSSS Finally, ""' after trvlne many remedies In vain, I commenced to cWe lilm S. b. S.; after seven bottles had been taken the cancer dls- -,... appeared entlr elyandthough P1MPEO 1 years hava elapsed, there UaMBllSEH " been no return, and I """ " navB OVOry reason to beltevethat ht Is permanently cured. Hfj cure isduo exclusively to S.S.S. . . J. K. Murdock, Huntsviue, Ala. TtUUIt pa Blood tnd BUn DUmici Mttd Frci. SWIFT SPEOIFIO OIL iUula, Bi. SI! EE. mtm&mmmmm August Flower""