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* LOCAL DIRECTORY.
PARISH OFFICERS. $ENA.- 9t-4-.:C. W. Ward, one vacancy. REIfPtSENTATIVES: - Gee. Pulford, Adolpl Stagg, Napoleon McBride. bistrict Judge-W. C. Perrault. District Attorney--E. B. Dubuisson, Clerk of Court--C. M. Thompsoa Sheriff-T. S. Fontenot. Coroner-Dr. & M Littell. Treasurer--Robert Chachere. Assessor--M. L. Swords. Returning Ofticer--r. F. F. Burt. Surveyor-Leonce E. Littell. Secretary 'aorish School Board and Superin tendent of Public Schools-W. S. Frazee. POLCEP JURY: H. H. McGee, President. First Ward--Wn. Evans, Eraste Drpre. Second Ward-Adelma Guidry. Third Ward-Jul,.s l.uebedeau. Fourth Ward-W, F. Clopton. Fifth Ward-. L. Fontenot, R. Lafleur. Sixth Wtard-H. D. Courtney. Seventh Ward-J. E. Buller. JSaighth Ward- Eugene H. McGee. ALEX STAGG, Clerk, Whitevite. SB(OOL BOARD:-. A. L. Foutenot. Presldeat, bth District. First District-Dr. V. K. Trion. Second Distret=-. Jones P. Smith. Third oDstrfst--J. L. Guiheanu. Fourth Plttrict-W. S. i3oykin. Fifth District--Dr. G. A. M. Cooke. :Sixth bistrict-T. R. Carroll, Sr. - 'Yenth District-M. ILf. Wilson. dEighth District--W. S. Frazce. CHURCH DIRECTORY. CATHOLIC CHURCH.-Week days, Isl mass at 6:30 a. m.; 2nd at t o'clock. Sundays, 1st mass at 7:30; high mass at 9:30 a. m. Cate. ehlsm for country children immediately aftel high mass on Suna.ys. for chi:dren whO can attend twice a week, Sundays and Thursdayt at 8 p. m. A. DUBOURG, Rector.s PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.-Services at ýpaelousas, e,'ery 3rtd Sunday of the month at a'1 a tm. and 7:30 p. m. At Bellevue the first Sunday of each month at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. REV. GEO. FRASER, Pastor. METHODIST CHURCH.-At Opelousas 1st 3rd ana 4th Sabbaths, at 11 o'clock a, m. and p. m. Becllvue, 2nd Sabbath at 11 a. m:; 3rd Sab bath at 3:.0 p. m. b Prayer Meeting a cry Wednesday night at 7. .Sabbath School 10 o'cloek every.Sabbath. ST. DENSON. P. C. EPISCOPAL CHUtIRCH.-There will be de Vine service in the "Church of Epiphany" on the 2nd Sund..y in the month at 11 a. m. and on the 4th Suitiay at 3:30 p. in. REV. A. IR. PRI(E, Officiating. BAPTIST CIHURCH.--Opelousas, Rev. L. Nd. Phillips, pttstor; services Ist a 2nd Sun 'days in en4h month; at 11 a. i m. .Sunday hchool every Sunday mornin 'o'elocR. Prayer Meeting every Thursday night. iSptist Church, Garland, La., Rev. L. Al. 1itlllips. pastor; services every 3rd Sunday at SI a. m. n.id 7 p. in. Baptist Church, Big Cane, La.. Rev. L. M. Phillips, pastor, setvices every 4th Sunday at 11 a m. and 7 p. m. ASSOCIATIONS, LODGES, &c. OPELOUSAS COUNCIL NO. 468, A. L. H., meets at K. of P. hall on 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month at 7 p. m. from Oct. 1st to March 81st, and at 8 p. m. from April 1 to Sept. 30. Henry E. E~torge, Commander; W. A. Sandoz, Sec'y and Collector. ST. LANDRY LODGE NO. 4, A. O. U. W., meets at K. of P. hall on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, at 7. p. m. from Oct. 1 to March 31, and at 8 p. m. from April 1 to Sept. 30. S. Jacobs, M. W.; Theoe, Hollier, Re corder. OPELOUSAS LODGE NO. 3497, K. of H., meets at K. of P. hall on Ist and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7 p. m. .rom Oct. I to March 31, and at 8 p. m. from April 1 to Sept 30. B. F. r Anderson, Dictator; W. A. Sandoz, Reporter. JEFFERSON DAVIS LODGE NO. 98, K. of V., meets at Pythian Hall on the Ist and 3rd Wedtesdays of each mouth at 7;:3 p. m. J. J. lompson, M. W.; J. J. Perrodin, K. of R. & S. vHUMBLE COTTAGE LODGE NO. 19, F. & A. M. meets at its lodge on the first Wednesday after each full moon. A. Levy, W. M,.; J. L. Cain, Sec'y. GORDY R. A. CHAPTER NO. 32 meets at easonic Hall on Ist Sunday after full moon at 10 a. m. Alphonse Levy, H. P.; C. N. Ealer, POretary. SOCIETE DE PROGRES DE ST. LAURENT meets at Progress Hall on the 1st Sunday of each month at - p. m. Felix Lastrapes, Presi dent; J. A. Lavigne, Secretary. SONS or HONOR meet at their hall on last Sunday of each month at 12 m. Jacob Fisher, President; Narcisse Pain. Secretary. HOPE HOOK & LADDER CO. No. 1. C. Brand, president; W. A. Sandoz, foreman; B. F. Anderson, 1st assistantforeman; Allen Del nrue, 2nd assistant foreman; Isdore Isaac, secretary: Fritz Dietlein, treasurer; Claudius Sandoz, steward. Meets 2nd Tuesday of every month. W. S. FRAZEE, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW -AND NOTARY PUBLIC. -fl0cc on Landry St., i Opposite Courthouse, f OPELOUSAS, LA. Will practice in the Federal and State Courts. Prompt attention tiven to all business. ml4y JOHN N. OGDEN, ATTORNEY AT LAW. OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA. Practices in St. Landry and adjoining par lshed. At r an experience in criminal busi "6ess of eig . years as District Attorney. he now ofers his .rrvices in the defense of criminal cascs. feblt! ,. L. GARLAND, Jr. ATTORNEY AT LAW AND NOTARY PUBLIC. 13 Commercial Place. EW ORLEANS, - - LOUISIANA. A. J. BERCIER, , DENTIST -Corner Landry and Union Streets. ELOUSAS, - - - - - LOUISIANA. Sept-16-93-tf / a PIERRE TITARD, OPELOUSAS OLD BAKERY, Established in 1S6S. CORNER'NORTH AND COURT STREETS. FRESH BREAD AND CAKES. FURNISHED ROOMS. sept- 16-93-tf BEN. BLOOMFIELD, U. S. COMMISSIONER -AND NOTARY PUBLIC. OPELOUSAS, - - --...... LOUISIANA. Special attention given to making Land En. tries and Final Proof Homesteads. -c. CARLTON N. OGDEN. LIFE INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE AGENT. ON eWi,th OPELOUSAS, LA, LANDS FOR SALE. A certain lot of-ground 180x 180 feet, with buildings and improvements thereon, bounded north by Henry L. Garland, south by public road, cast by Mrs. Hyp. David, and west by Stephen Read. A certain plantation known as the Poiret_ Place, in that part of St. Landry known as Plaisance, containinx t11 93 100 arpents. bound ed north by public road leadng to Washington. south by land of Augnste Rosette and others, east by Bayou Grand Louis, and west by publio road or land of F. J. Davy. oct -Si-3- t SING LEE, FIRST-CLASS I. aundry. Gpposite Desmarals' Grocery Store. MAIN St., - - OPELOUSAS, LA. SCollar............................. 8 Cents. 1 L;td;e Collar............. ....... 5 SCol'ar ............ ...... .... i S:'irt witho.u Collar............10 " I Shirt ait h Collar............... 15 I New Shirt................. ...... 15 Unleradhirt ... ............ fortl * i'raers .................... for 15 * I V est .......:.........................2p i Patr of Cuffs.... . ............. 5 i Dar Ctilar ..................O tandk rVaitorf................. for 5 I DPozesn lHadkerchticts .... ...... 1 P'air S.k~ c.............. . ..... 5 , 2 Towels ............ .......... ... 5 Pantt anst Coats at lliferent Prless. 5Joods not ca ;ed for it two monthl will prol so tte par hues DUN'S TRADE REVIEW. Serious Effects of the Coal Miners' Strike in the Closing Down of Industrial Works-Foreign Shipments of Gold and the Depletion of the Treasury Reserve the Most Disquieting Signs of the Times. NEw YORK, May i2.--. 11. Dun & Co.'s weekly review of trade, issued to day, says: The strikes begin to have a serious, though, It is assumed, only a temporary effect. The number Of works depending upon supplies of bituminous coal or coke for fuel is large, and quite a considerable proportion of them have stready been compeled to stop operations. No doubt the proportion is larger in iron and steel manufacture than any other busi ness, but nearly a third in capacity of the iron furnaces at work a month ago appear to have closed. Some falroads at the west are em barrassed. dnd textile works of some import ance must close soon unless the strike ceases. The movement of so-called armies of the un employed on Washington has caused little ex citement, and is less important or significant than the outward movement of specie, which shows shrinking foreign demand fr products and further withdrawal of foreign capital. But neither strikes nor foreign distrust long retard the progress of this country. The capacity of iron furnaces in blast May I was 110,420 tons, a decrease of 6e.512 tons dur Aprili but the Irbn Age has telegralthic ro ports Of stoppage by othef flirnaces having a capacity of 250j2 tens, including some ex pected to stop this week, which would mean a decrease Of about a third In product since April 1. The fact that prices of same giades of pig iron, especially of foundry, shoW Wveak ness, notwithstanding there has been no in crease in stocks unsold, seem to indicate that about as large a proportion of the works using pig tron as material has also been competed to stop, and it is stated that in the Pittsburgh region many are close to the end of their sup plies of fuel. Prices Of finished products are fully main tained and many kinds have advanced a little. but it is noticed that the demand is not as large as was expected, and while an early ter mination of the strikes is hoped for, the ap pointment of committees to negotiate regard ing wages for the coming year brings atten tion to the fact that existing conditions donot favor any advance in prices, or in cost of pro duction. In minor metals, no industrial change of importance appears. The textile manufactures are not improving in position or prospects, for while orders do not increase, uncertainties in regard to labor grow more serious. The working force shows much unwillingness to accept for another sea son the wages which were temporarily adopted in order to have works reopened after last summer's suspension. The apathy of buyers in cotton is reflected in further decline of print cloths, although some qualities Of goods have advanced slightly. Sales of wool again drop considerably beloW those of the same week last year. Though Or ders for woolens are far below the probable re quirements for the next season, few manuf tc turers are bold enough to make up goods in ad vance of the demand, while clothiers are very cautious. The dress goods department has much the best of the business. though its pro duction is consideraly smaller than usual. The speculation in grain has again broked records with the lowest price ever made for wheat, although western receipts are a little smaller than a year ago, While exports are also smaller by more than a quarter. The prevail ing belief is that the yield will, as in other years, far exceed government indications, which are again pointing to a short crop. Corn has changed in price but little and pork products have been fairly steady, with oil and coffee unchanged, but cotton is wealter in tone, although receipts from plantations ate a little smaller than a year ago. It is a striking evi= dence of the general want of confidence that there is so little speculation while mohey is abundant almost beyond orecedent Nothing has occurred to strengthen railroad stocks, for the earnings of railroads continud about as much behind last year's as they were in April or March. Rates are cut in a most destructive fashion, in sputd of tll the talk about ironclad agreements, and the prospect of foreclosutre for some great railroads in de fault tends to dishearten holders. The aver age price of sixty active railroad stocks is, nevertheless, only 22 cents lower for the week. while the audacity of speculators in sugar has so far diminished that the trust stocks aver age 13 cents lower. Large exports of gold, Which at-e so far ex pected to reach 1.000,000 this e5ek. have ciecked hopefultess in the stock market, and the decline of the treasury gdld reserve below $91,000,000 suggests the possibility that contin ued exports of the precious metal may cause not a little trouble before the season is over. But at present the banks are only gratified, as the accumulation of money from the interior has not ceased, while the demand for commer cial loans does not yet enlarge. One large failure about doubled the aggre gate of liabilities for firms failing in the week ending May 3. which would otherwise have been quite small, but were $2,922.794. The number and the general average of liabilities are still encouragingly shrinking. For four weeks of April the liabilities reported were $8.826.862, of which $3,637.220 were of manufac turing and $4,677,699 of trading concerns. The failures this week have been 206 in the United States, against 257 last year, and 42 in Canada, against 23 last year, with none of especial importance, althougn four bank fail ures are included. DISASTROUS EFFECT Of the Bituminous Coal Miners' Strike on the Coal Trade of Philadelphia The Small Arrivals of Coal Nearly All Taken by the Railroad Companies-Pea Coal Proves Valuable, PHILADELPHIA, May 12.-The strike ,f the soft coal miners is having a tem porarily disastrous effect on the coal ing trade of Philadelphia, in which the coal shipments form a most im portant item. So great is the scarcity of bituminous coal that the Greenwich Point piers of the Pennsyl vania, which are exclusively devoted to this trade, have had to suspend ope rations entirely, what little coal there is in transit having been taken by the railroad company for use in its loco motives. 1 The same state of affairs prevails at the Port Richmond piers of the Read ing railroad, and all the coal destined for the pier of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad has been seized by that com pany. The result of this embargo on soft coal is that one of the largest fleets of idle vessels ever seen on the Delaware river now floats at anchor awaiting the termina tion of the strike. Orders for coal have been coming in freely from New England points and the West Indies. but they can not be filled. One effect of the strike has been that the river tugs which ordinarily use soft coal have taken to burning pea coal and find it a very good substitute. Work of Fire Bugs. RED JACKET, Mich., May 12.-Fire bugs set fire to the barn of John Duns lan at 1 a. m., and ten business buildings were destroyed. The principal losses were: John Duns Ian, dealer in organs and sew ing machines, loss, $8,000; insurance, $4,000; also all his household effects. W. A. Isaacson, brick block, loss, $.000; insurance, $3,500. Steven Aquilch, building, loss, $1,500;ainsured. Murdge & Argalls, furniture, loss, $3, 000; no insurance. Jacob Aquilch, loss on building. $4,000. Mrs. Annie Olson, two frame buildings, loss, #5,000. Pallman Employes Want Last Year's Wages and a Redress of Grievances. PULLMAN, Ill., May 12.-Between 2, 000 and 3,000 workmen in the various departments of the Pullman works went on strike at 9 a. m. Their action took Mr. Pullman and his executive managers by surprise, as it was understood that the men were satisfied with the results of the recent conference. The men belong to the New American Railway union, but were not called out by the organiza tion. They demand the restoration of wages to last year's scale and the re dress of numerous shop grievances. FOURFOLD MURDER. Hired Assassins Lie In Walt and Cruelly Dispatch a Hu'band, Wife and Two Chlldren-A Third Child, Beaten Into Insensibilily, Survives and Tells the Story of the Crime-r-utsuit Of the Supposed Mutrdererst MILAN, Mo., May 12.--Gus 1Meeks, his wife and two children were mur dered in cold blood Thursday night hear Browning. Another of the chil dren of the murdered couple was so badly injured that it is not expected she will recover. She was 7 years old. The excitement is so intense in the neighborhood that the murderers will be lynched on short notice, if they are fully identified, by the enraged citi zens. The circumstances surrounding the horrible fourfold murder are as follows: In Lynn and Sullivan counties of this state there were a number of cases pending in the criminal courts against Winm. F. and George Taylor, brothers. William is a banker in Browning and his brother is a farimer. They are charged with forgery, larceny and ar son. William Taylor, Gus Meeks and others were jointly indicted. Meeks pleaded guilty, and was sentenced at the last term of court to the peniten tiary. Gov. Stone pardoiled hint about a month ago for the purpose of having him used as a witness against the Taylor brothers. They naturally had a motive for getting him out of the Way. It is reported that the Taylors had arrantred with the murdered husband and father to give him a team of horses and a wagon, so that he could leave the county and not be present at the time of the trial of the brothers. The mother of Meeks says that Thursday her son re ceived a letter from the Taylors at Browning, telling him to be in readi ness to go away at 10 o'clock that night; and that Meeks and the chil dren waited for Taylor until mid night, when two men whom Meeks said were George and Bill Taylor, came to their home in a wagon. The mur dered man and his family got into the Wagon and started for Browning. The only statement regarding the crime obtainable was from the 7-year old girl, who was suffering greatly at the time she told her story. It seems that when the Meeks family and the persons accompanying themr reached a point on the road near the school house in Lyon county, a small distance from Browning, they were attacked by two men who were lying in wait on the roadside. The first victim of the murderers' guns was Meeks. His wife jumped from the wagon in terror at the sound of the fatal shot, and then she was murdered in the same way. The fiends then seized large stones and beat the life out of the two children, leaving the third one for dead: The brains of the little ones were beaten out in a sicken ing manner. It is supposed the mur derers hauled the bodies of their vic tims nearly two miles in the wagon to the Taylor farui, burying them under a hay stack. At 4:50 o'clock in the morning the living child regained her senses and went to the residence of a Mrs. Carter near by. She told her terrible story, and a boy who was sent to the Taylor farm to investigate, verified, the hor ror by finding the bodies of the rest of the family as stated. The Carter boy, happening to meet George Taylor, unwittingly told him of the murders. Taylor lost no time in starting for Browning on horseback. There he met his brother, and both left hurriedly on horseback. They got away before the news of the fiendish crime reached Browning. A guard of citizens was placed at the haystack. Soon it was discovered that a blood stained quilt wrapped around the bod ies had been on fire, the purpose being to destroy the evidence of the crimes. A party of citizens also found the re volver and a stone with which the murderers had committed the deeds at the scene of the murders. On the strength of descriptions fur nished by the living girl the sheriff has arrested Sharon McCullough, of Gould, and George llowlett, of Lynn county, as accomplices in the crime. The surviving child says tihe murder ers beat her into insensibility and thought she was dead. The Taylor brothers have not been caught yet, but it is not believed they can escape the vigilance of the lavw, reinforced by the citizens of several counties. FOUND MURDERED. Sad Fate of the Lady Proprietress of a Paris Perfumer's Shop. PARIT, May 12.-A shocking murder was discovered yesterday morning in a perfumer's shop near the general post office in this city. The shop, which was kept by a young girl about 20 years of age, had been closed since. Tuesday evening and the proprietress had been missing from her home. As she did not return Wednesday night, the girl's brother communicated with the police early yesterday morning. The police went to the shop and forced open the door. At the rear of the shop they found the body of the girl lying on the floor in a pool of blood. Around her neck was a rope, the noose of which had been tightly drawn and the blade of a razor was imbeded in her throat, which was horribly gashed. It is believed that the crime was committed by a man the girl was known to be fond of, and who was supposed to be in Jove with her. A Fatal Shooting. YouNsrown, O., May 12.-Thursday night, Jesse Moody fatally shot Mrs. Melissa Weimer, and seriously wound ed Henry Messerly. Moody is married and has five children but had been paying attention to Mrs. Weimer, who has been visiting the family of Frank Miller. Yesterday evening Moody called, and finding Mrs. Weimer entertaining Messerley, who has a wife and two children, he opened fire with a revolver, shooting Mrs. Weimer twice in tb , head and once in the shoulder. After planting two bul lets in Messerely, Moody fled. Bill Passed for the Private Execution of Criminals. PAmIs,May 12.-In the chamber of deputies the bill providing that the execution of criminals shall hereafter be conducted privately instead of in public, as now, passed its second read ing by a majority of one. The vote stood 159 to 158. Death of Mrs. Harry C. Miner. NEW YORK, May 12.-Mrs. Harry C. Miner, wife of the theatrical manager, died at her home, 27 Madison avenue, at 2 o'clock yesterday morning, after an illness of some weeks. FROM UNDER THE GROUND. TaE mines tributary to Butte City have an output of $23,000,000 a year. A vans of mineral wax, which re sembles pure butter, has been discov ered by peat diggers in Ireland. THE old Rosario mines, in Mexico, are said to have yielded $500,000,000 wortli of ore in two centuries. So~IE of the Comstock mines are so deep that no means has yet been de vised to overcome the excessive heat. A PHOSPaATE deposit has been dis covered in Bradley county, Tenn., about twenty miles from Chattanooga, The vein, so far as known, is sixteen feet wide and about nine miles long. AT a depth of 3,000 feet in the fa mous Comstock mine at Virginia City, Nev., the waters that trickle from sides, roof and bottom have a uniform temperature of 170 degrees Fahrenheit. AusTR.ALIA mined 4,037,920 tons of coal last year. The supply is apparent ly inexhaustible, and is cbunted on to be an important factor in the future industrial development of the country. COLONIZATION NOTES. THE French Congo region covers 250, 000 square miles. The population is estimated at 7,000,000, but there are only 390 Europeans in that rinumiber. GIBRALTAR is a crown colony, and the governor, who is also commander in chief of the garrison, exercises all the executive and legislative functions. THE Spanish dependencies now have a population of 8,500,000. In the days of Spain's greatest glory the colonies were estimated to have 150,000,000 peo pie. THIE South African British colonies had in 1840 a population of 140,000; at present it is 1,860,000, with a business of £17,000,000 and 1,800 miles of rail way. SHARPS AND FLATS. A FEATURE of a New Zealand concert was a comic Irish song sung by a Moari 1lative. JonHAN STRAtBrs the composef of the "Blue Danube" and other famous waltzes, is a thin, emaciated old man, tWith rheumatism and the gout. HfANDEL and Bach were borh iti houses almost within sight of each other. They were devoted to the same branch of art, but never met. ONEU of Mine. Patti's trials is the mania people seem to cherish for hav ing her adopt their children. She de clares she receives hundreds of ofei's of babies for adoption in the course of the year. CARL ZERRAqHN's record of forty years' leadership of the Boston Handel and Ilaydn society is said to be unsur passed in the history of music, no oth er conductor ever having had charge for so long a time of any musical so ciety. WOMEN. MEn living without women, by them selves, become savage and sinful. THE foundation of our national char acter is laid by the mothers of the na tion. WE cannot talk of superiority amidriu spheres and duties that are alike essesi tial. MANY a woman does the work of her life, without being seen or noticed by the world. THE MARKETS. NEW YORK, May 12, 1891. CATTLE-Native Steers.... .$ 4 20 @ 4 60 'COTTON-Middling .......... ... 734 FLOUR-Winter Wheat....... 2 75 3 40 WHEAT-No. 2 Red........... 59%c52 01% CORN-No. 2 .................. 43%5~ 44% OATS-Western Mixed........ 41 411 PORK-New Mess............. 13 75 @ 14 03 ST. LOUIS. COTTON-Middling............ 7 BEEVES-Shipping Steers... 4 15 @ 4 50 Medium.. ........ 30 @ 435 HOGS-Fair to Select......... 4 85 5 05 SHEEP-Fair to Choice....... 350 @ 4 25 FLOUR-Patents ............ 2 80 @ 2 95 Fancy to Extra do.. 2 20 O 260 WHEAT-No. 2 Red Winter... 53,% 53'. CORN-No. 2 Mixed.............. 37% OATS-No. ...................... ... 37 RYE-No. 2 ................ 48 . 50 TOBACCO-Lugs ............ 4 50 11 03 Leaf Burley ...... .00 05 18 01 HAY-Clear Timothy ....... 00 . 1 00 BUTTER-Choice Dairy....... 10 a 12 EGGS-Fresh ................ .... PORK--Standard Mess (new). 12 OSL% 12 7. BACON-Clear Ribs............. 7½ LLRD-Prime Steam.......... 739 7 CHICAGO. CATTLE-Shppi,g............ 2 75 4 50 HOGS-Fair to Choice......... 4 95 5 20 SHEEP-Fair to Choice....... 3 09 450 FLOUR-Winter Patents .... 2 80 @ 00 Spring Patents.... 340 350 WHEAT-No. 2 Spring............ No. 2 Red........... 574 CORN-No. 2................... 38 OATS-No. 2................. ... 35 PORK-Mess (new) ........... 12 30 5 12 329 KANSAS CITY. CATTLE-Shipping Steers... 3 20 @ 4 45 BOGS-All Grades........ 4 70 5 4 90 WHEAT-No. 2 Red........... 53 5 54 OATS-No. 2................. 364 37 CORN-No. 2................... 36 5 361 NEW ORLEANS. FLOUR-High Grade....... 80 05 3 10 CORN-No. 2.................. .... 48 OATS-Western............. ... . 43 HAY-Choice .................. 16 00 ' 16 50 PORK--New Mess ...... .......... 13 12'/ BACON-Sides...... .............. 5 71 COTTON-Middling............ 6%. 7 LOUISVILLE. WHEAT--No. 2 Red .......... .54 . 55 CORN-No. 2 Mixed............ 423:6 43% OATS-No. 2 Mixed........... 40 45 413 PORK--New Mess ............ 12 62':5 12 75 BACON-Ciear Rib............ 7%8 8 CuTTON-Middling............... 7% .T I~ o #il ltho ~~AlSTER T.JACOBS IL CURE for . SPAINS AND ACHES. THE POT INSULTED THE KETTLE BECAUSE THE COOK HAD NOT USED SAPOLIO GOOD COOKING DEMANDS CLEANLINESS. SAPOLIO SHOULD BE USED IN EVERY KITCHEN. Makes hard water soft - -Pearline. Every woman knows just what that means to her. Washing in hard water is so difficult, and the results so poor I Pearline reduces the labor, whether you use soft water or hard. But use Pearl ine, and it's just as easy to wash with hard water as with soft water -and the results are just as good. g Pearline saves more things than your labor, though. We'll tell you of these savings from time to time.. Keep your eye on Pearline " ads." Sen Peddles andsane efp will tell you " this is goad as" -The Southern Pacific company h: accepted the proposition of the Phoenix Bridge Co. to build the bridge over the Mississippi river from New Orleans to Algiers. This will be a large and im portant work, and its estimated cost is about $5,000,000. The river will be crossed by a cantilever structure with two 608-foot anchor spanis antd one central span of 1,070 feet. The via duct approaches will be of spans vary ing from 25 feet to 150 feet, as the height of the supporting towers in creases. The total length of metal superstructure will be about two miles, and it will be double-tracked throughout. The channel span of this bridge will be the longest truss span in the world except the 1,700-foot spansof the Forth bridge. The channel span of the Memphis bridge is 790 feet -There are more suicides in Ger many in proportion to the population than in any other European country. The yearly aderage for somfte years past has been 2.7t the every 10,000 of popu lation. In France; Aiistria, England and Italy the averate percentage for the same period has beefl 1.87. 1,63, .76 and .46, respectively, to every 10,000 of population. In the Austrian army there is an average of 12.53 suicides to every 10,000 men; ihi Germatly. 6.33; Italy, 4; France, ..83, arid ingland, 2.00. There were fewer suicides in the Prussiah army last year than in any year since 1878. Thh curious fact is learned that more than twice as many non-commissioned officers as privates commit suicide. Investigations as to the causes which lead to so many sui cides in the army have yielded but un satisfactory, because incomplete re sults. The fear of punishment for misconduct is a chief cause. -Yabsley--"A man of your sense ought to know better than to be so superstitious. What is there in the number thirteen that should make it any unluckier than any other? You can't show a single instance to sup port your belief." Mudge-"I can't eh? Where are the people who lived in the thirteenth century? 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