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nt.ll exhaustion, are
several hours during every evening tor five
|Ct*r Take* an Involuntary
•ntr Into the Earth.
Bdward Gunnison, a prospector,
while teat-pitting for Iron nenr licre to
Uy. bad an adventure tbat lias turned
bla hair gray, but at the same time he
has discovered a subterranean lake
-Mil of apparently blind fisli, and he
figures that he Is ahead. For several
weeks past Gunnison has been pros
pecting between this place and Duluth,
and has sunk a pit on the lake shore,
4 few miles north of here. This morn
ing, while pursuing his investigations,
at a depth of twelve feet, the earth at
the bottom of the pit suddenly gave
way, dropping Gnnnison and liis pick
and shovel into the subterranean lake,
twenty feet below the bottom of tlie
pit. The water was shallow, and as
soon as Gunnison recovered from his
fright, he made an examination of the
cavern Inclosing the lake.
This cavern, Gunnison says, covers
two acres of water the shores of the
little lake are of rock which also
forms the walls. The water is clear
and cold, being fed, apparently by un
derground streams. Alter a long hunt
In the darkness Gunnison found that
the lake had an underground outlet
into Lake Superior. The outlet was
large enough for Gunnison to creep
through to the open air. As a memen
to of the involuntary trip Into the bow
els of the earth Gunnison brought with
bltn one of the fish, of which he says
the lake is full. The fish resembles a
black bass in some respects, only it is
whiter and apparently blind. It is
now on exhibition here.
Two skeletons, probably of Indians,
were found in the cavern in which the
lake 1b located. They were lying side
by side at the mouth of the passage
through which Gunnison crept. They
crumbled to pieces at the touch.—Two
Harbors Letter in Philadelphia Times.
Vonnsr Mr. Rockefeller Sets an Ex.
ample to Snnii of Fortune.
Toung Rookefeller, the son of the
Standard Oil king, celebrated his
twenty-second birthday lately. He is
being fitted so that he can step into
his father's business at any time, a
position which means the management
of one of the wealthiest corporations
in the world. Eight and nine hours a
day are spent by the young man In
:the Standard Oil building. He works
harder than the average $15 a week
clerk, and has already displayed rare
business tact. He is conservative by
:nature, and is opposed to uuy kind of
•peculation, two traits which his fath
er has been careful to cultivate. It is
,continually pointed out to him that in
speculation he has everything to lose
aud little to gain, and that his partlcu
"t lar aim must be to preserve the exist-
Ing Wealth of the family rather than
try to increase it in ways other than
the accumulation of income. Younj
Rockefeller Is considerably interested
In religlrus matters and the philan
thropic schemes of his father, and he
is like him in one respect—in his fond
ness for faft driving horses. In ap
pearance he is an ordinary looking
young man, plainly dressed, and wear
ing no jewelry. He attends to much of
Ids father'* business and now the elder
Rockefeller only goes down town three
days In the week.—New York Adver
Tntii4f_ for ConicreM,
"What do you want of all that, ink
and those* paper weights, Tommy?"
"W hy, we're playing we're men, you
know, anu—and—"
"Ytyfcll, we're Jest going to have
^cOHRtsloDal debate, aand we need
bem to: thrjw,''—Chicago Tribune.
An Analysis of the Conditions which
are Responsible for it.
Wonderfully Good Results from the Famous Pink
Pills—Brain Wear Checked—Testimony as
to Their Merits which Commands
They are Richer Food for Blood and Nerves than
Quantities of Beef and Bread.
From the Exttmincr, San Franci&co% Cat,
The prevalent maladies nt' diminution l'| years, and his nervous system finally gave
the vital powers, undue physical fat idle "Mjumlor tlio strum. He was forced to re
I lire from mrujur work nt the piano, but that
,j |I!1V1. J,,,
tli- cut-fill attention of tlie most eminent dition. I'pnn tliceontrary, lie steadily grew
pathologists. Their prevalence is aserilied worse. His nerves had been shattered, and
to poisoning thronah aleoholie drinks, j" discovered that one of his
™, .. lungs hud been atlected by his having lieen
opium tui!itc| and :t«lultriaio(l low Is. eon- exposed to eonnter draughts in poorly ven
tamiuateil water^tlie viaiiaH'd atiiKis-pliereot* tiiated halls. Ilis condition soon became
Iwwiis, I lie continuous jarand riiinMeot'r:»il- ^^'h that he wtus confined to his home, and
.1 4i i- i- titially gave himself over to the care of a
road ir.mis, the flushing ot electric lights, piiysinnn. Mr. Coleman's experience as a
the clangor of street cars, the jingling of druggist had given him an acquaintance,
telephone hells, the vertigo producing ctt'ects with' diseases aud their remedies, so he had
of lofty buildings and swift levators, the »,
perpelual noises and shifting sights ol city "After several weeks' eareful treatment
streets, all the constant activities, the simp-1 by the physician," said Mr. Colqiuan. "I
lest ol which involve mi effort of the nervous could notice no improvement in my comli
systcni and a wearing of tissue. tiou. If anything, I think I was eonsider-
A (ierinaii author in a recently published ably worse. The net ion of my lungs had
work calls attention to these murderous in-! become so weak that was afraid to walk
Hucuces that beset the end of the century any distance unassisted for fear of falling,
ami points out that tlie enormous increase iii through loss of respiration. My ncrvous
iiervous expenditure has not and can not ness had advanced to an alarming stage. I
have a (.•orrcspondiiig increase of supply-in »as not aide to contain myself for even a
the food weeat. Even if weliad tiieclioiccst
food in the greatest abundance it could do
nothing toward helping us, for we would be
incapable of digesting it. Our stomachs can
not keep pace with the brain awl nervous
system. The lutterdemand much niorethan
'.lie former are able to furnish aud as the
inevitable eonseqnenee then conies disaster.
The strongest may keep up but the weak'
It is generally agreed that a man's physi
cal condition is dependent, to a great degree,
upon the nature of his employnient. Men
cll'eet of improving his eon-
short time, but had always to be fumbling
with something or moving nervously about
the room. It was while I was in this con
dition that I noticed in a paper an article on
Williams'Pink Pills. 1 determined to try
them, even though they killed nie. Well,
they didn't kill Hie, but I'm not going to tell
you that they cured me immediately, my
case was much too Keriotis for that. I!ut I
fall by tin* way. Mankind lias become fati- had not taken a full box before I felt a great
gncd ami exhausted and this fatigue and ex
haustion make themselves lnanilest in the
increase of nervousdisorders, including such
lieu allcctions as the railway brain nnd
"railway spine," the increase of heart dis
ease, tlie prevalence of precocious dental
decay and baldness, of nearsightedness and
ilealucss and premature old age. To conn-,
tcract the incessant strain on the nerves tint]
to replenish the wear and tear on the brain
tiiiscd by every line we read or write, every
face we see, every conversation we carry on,
every scene we perceive, every noise we
hear, every impression we receive is pre
cisely the province of Or. Williams' Pink
I'M* for Pale People. They are designed tlie lungs.
to till the void in the nourishment of the
nerves and brain that no amount of choicest
food can fill. In a concentrated form is
infinitely richer food for the blood, and the
blood is the life of the nerves, than in vast
quantities of beef and bread.
relief. My respiration was more certain, I
was gradually regainingeontrol of my nerves
and iny condition was generally improved.
I kept right on taking tlie pills and getting
well. Now, I had taken just three boxes of
them when I considered myself a cured man.
And I was right, for although I quit taking
tlie pills, I did not relapse into my former
condition, but grew stronger daily.
I a a a a I
saytliat I think Williams'Pills possess re
markable curative properties, and I would
recommend them to the use of the thousands
of people of this city who are nervous
wrecks, or who arc suffering from diseases of
The foregoing is but one of many wonder
ful cures tiuit have been credited to Dr. Wil
liams' Pink Pills for Pule People. Diseases
which heretofore have been supposed to lie
incurable, such as locomotor ataxia and pa
ralysis succumb to this wonderful medicine
as readily as the most trifling ailments. la
many cases the reported cures have been
investigated by the leading newspapers and
whose occupation necessitates the constant verified in every possible manner,and in no
use of the brain, without any apportunity case has the least semblance of fraud been
for physicul exercise, are generally nervous, discovered. Their fume has spread to the
while men employed nt manual labor re-, far ends of civilization nnd there is hardly a
11 It) I* 11 11 .1 fc AVIltflllOA 4 1 I H. ^1^2 .1^.. .? JI. 1.. .. 1 1
quiring no exercise of the brain function,
arc almost universally possessed of sound
nervous systems, not easily disturbed by ex
citing events.
A striking illustration of this principle is
found in the ease of Professor (icorgc K.
Coleman, who is a professional pianist, and
who was, until within recent years, a drug
gist. Professor Coleman lives nt 1H80 Bu
chanan Street, San Francisco, lie is well
known here us it pianist, having played at
some of the most popular music halls in the
city. Mr. Coleman is not a man of strong
frame, and he liaB been an easy prey to tlie
severe, nervous tension of his work at tlie
|i*no. He has had to play continuously for
drug store in this country or abroad where
they cannot be found. (X
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a
condensed form, all the elements necessary
to give new life nnd richness to the blood
and restore shattered nerves. They are an
unfailing specific for such diseases as loco
motor ataxia, partial paralysis, St. Vitus'
dunce, sciatica, neuralgia, rheumatism, nerv
ous headache, the after effect of la grippe,
palpitation of the heart, pale and sallow
complexions, all forms of weakness either in
male or female. Pink Pills are sold by all
dealers, or will be sent post paid on receipt
of price, 50 cents a box, or six boxes for
$2.50, by addressing Dr. Williams'
Company, Schenectady, N. Y.
Troubled Moat Just Now Over a
What-Not In the Parlor.
"In her latest rearrangement of the
parlor," said Mp. Glimmerton, "my
oldest daughter has placed in front of
the what-not a comtortable rocking
chair in which I have always liked to
sit. The what-not is a flimsy structure
on legs so slender that tney wabble
when you look at them. Upon its
shelves there are maay delicate bottles
and jars ami vases and things that
are always ready to fall off.
"If I were not so eternally kept
down I should be a man of cheerful
spirits even as it is I manage to keep
my head above the slough of despond,
but I have a pretty hard time of it,
what with one tliin and another, and
just now the what-not in tlie parlor
is one of my most trying besetments.
t)ne cannot sit in the big chair now
without danger of knocking the what
not over. The first time I tried it the
chair rocked back and brought up
against it All the bottles and jars and
vases on the shelves nodded violently,
many of them beyond recovery, and
these went down with that slight but
compact crash that thin china makes
when it falls.
"Then I had to keep the what-not
always in mind if I sat in the rock
ing chair at all I had to sit in it care
fully. Once when I had forgotten
about the great calamity and had
jumped up rather suddenly the chair
rocked back and touched the what-not
again this time, however, not so hard
only a few things fell. But now I have
given up that chair altogether for
with the what-not at Its back it Is no
longer a comfort to me.
"I look at the big arm chair longingly
and I fancy it looks with sympathy at
me and I wait with patient cheerful
ness for the next new arrangement,
when tlie flimsy what-not shall be on
one side of the room and the com
fortable rocker on the other."—New
York Sun.
Electric Light
The two species of large water bugs
that have come to be called electric
light bugs have put in an appearance
around the electric arc lights. The
most curious thing about these bugs is
tlint before the introduction of electric
lights they wero considered to be com
paratively rare. They were seldom
seen, at they wore not attracted by or
dinary light. When the arc light ap
peared, however, the bugs became
enormously noticeable. Upon their ap
pearance in such prodigious numbers
entomologists were of the opinion that
after two or three years both species
would grow scarcer but the numbers
do not seem to be decreasing ,in the
slightest. While neither the bclostoma
or the benacus is distinctly poisonous,
both have strong beaks capable of in
flicting severe wounds, and it will be
wise to handle them with great care,
if at nil. The very large black water
beetle will also be seen among the
water bugs around electric lights in
the proportion of about 1 to 100.—
Washington Star.
F#r Over Flfrj YMUS
EDY.—Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Sy
rup has been used for over fifty years
by millions of mothers for their
children while teething, with perfect
It sootheB
the child, softens
the gums, allays nil pain, cures wind
colic, and is the best remedy for
Diarrhoea. Js pleasant to the taste.
Sold by Druggist* in every part
Mysterious Voleos. Footsteps and
Other Noises Heard In Public
and Privato Buildings at the
Soat of Government—
Girl Somnambulists.
The United States capitol is full of
ghosts. At least three such appari
tions are familiar to the watclunen
and attendants who guard tiiepvt
building and keep it in ordvr. Accord
ing to their testimony, at 12:20 every
night General Logan comes out of the
room of the committee on military
and militia, of which he used to be
chairman, beneath the senate cham
ber. He opens the door slowly, and
stepping out closes it silently behind
him, proceeding thereupon with noise
less tread along thecorridor westward.
Nobody has ever yet ventured to fol»
low him, so that the Globe-Democrat
correspondent is unable to tell whith
er he goes. Not far from the same lo
cality, under tin portico of thesenate
wing, the ghost of an elderly colored
man scrubs every night before day
break the same marble floors which he
used to clean regularly for years while
living. His name was Osborne, and
he died rather more than a twelve
month ago. The phantom which has
been longest known at the capital,
however, haunts the basement ot the
house of representatives. It has been
seen by many of the watchmen, who
all describe the apparition as that of
a tall, military-looking gentleman of
foreign aspect, with long mustache
and goatee. He walks about the
corridors in a melancholy way, with
his hands clasped behind him, an)
promptly vanishes when approached.
The watchmen at the capitol, who
are all men selected for intelligence
and experience, say that the building
is a crewsonie place to walk about in
at night. The huge structure is filled
with mysterious sounds, the
smallest noise being magnified
by reverberation. Strange voices
seem to whisper everywhere, from the
corridors that ruu around the dome
to the place ol echoes called the
crvpt," beneath. Walking across
Statuary hall in the silent darkness,
where the marble figures ranged
around the great apartment seem
themselves like so many specterB on
the watch, a person experiences a
strange illusion, doubtless arising
from the acoustic peculiarities of the
spot. He hears footsteps stealthily
following his own, asjif of some one who
was pursuing him with an intention
to leap upon him. The footsteps
seem to be going a little faster than
his own as if to overtake him.
One nieht ten years ago a watch
man, who had been newly employed
on the force at the capitol, was pass
ing through statnary hall alone in the
darkness, when he heard a groan and
the World. Twenty-five cents a bot
tle. Its value is incalculable. Be
sure and ask for Mrs. Winslow's
Soothing Syrup, and take no other
saw a spectral figure all in white glide
out from behind one of the statues.
He promptly drew his pistol and fired
two shots at it. His aim was dis
turbed by fright, which was fortu
nate for his fellow.offlcer of the guard,
who had thought to play a good joke
by dressing himself up in a sheet and
hiding. On account of this occurrence
the watchmen have not since then
been permitted to carry their revol
vers at night. Time and time again
one watchman or another ha9 been
so convicted of the reality of these
sounds as to pursue them in rubber
shoes, without a light. The cats
which race in troops about the capi
tol at night are doubtless responsible
for many of the ghost storieB connect
ed with the structure.
The ghost of Giteau, the assassin of
Garfield, is said to haunt the United
States jail here, where he was executed.
Negroes confined there are extremely
afraid of being put in the cell which he
Washington is the worst haunted
town in the union. The city is dotted
all over with haunted houses, which
remain uurented year after year on
account of the hobgoblins supposed
to inhabit them. The most original
of these local phantoms occupies a
house on Nineteenth street, between
and R, which has been for rent and
unoccupied nearly all of the time dur
ing several years past, although its
situation Sis in the most desirable
quarter ot the town and the price
asked for a lease of it is absurdly low.
Nine years ago a man stood in front
of a mirror which overhung a marble
njantelpiece in one of the bedroom*
and cut his throat from ear to
ear. Then, as appeared from
the condition in which things

were subsequently found, he
clung with one hand to the mantel
piece while his blood poured out upon
the hearth until he iell and died.
Every night the sounds of blood drip
ping fromthe mantelpiece are distinct
ly heard in the room, although noth
ing can be seen. The noises are of
such a distressingly suggestive char
acter that nobody can be found to oc
cupy the building for more than a
short period. The last tenant threw
up his year's lease after five weeks. A
number of dwelling houses in Wash
ington have been torn down on ac
count of apparently supernatural
manifestations in them, while the
foundation of one was actually torn
up awhile ago to get rid of a ghost
that was alleged to occupy the cellar.
The most famous of all the haunted
establishments in this vicinity is
the old Taylor mansion on the
northeast corner of Seventeenth
street and New York avenue. For
many years it has been emnty, no
tenants being obtainable at any price.
Parties of gentlemen have on several
occasions spent nights in the house,
and have subsequently related most
terrifying experiences, such as the
death of a dog by fright in one in
stance. Special feasts are said to be
held in the dining-room, the rattling
of dishes and clinking of glasses being
heard, though neither table furniture
nor guests can be seen. The stories
told respecting the origin of the ghosts
that haunt the mansion vary 'some
what, one of them being to
the effect that the former owner, a
cruel slaveholder before the war, whio
ped one of his human chatties to
death in the garret. It is otherwise
related that he killed his daughter by
pushing her downstairs because she
would not marry as he wished.
There are no ghosts in the famous
red brick house on Lafayette square
which Mr. Blaine occupies, but it is
said that death haunts it. Something
tragic seems to happen to every oue
who ventures to occupy it. In 1856,
when the mansion was occupied by
the Washington club, Barton Key was
shot by General Sickles on the pave
ment in front and was carried into
the house to die. On the evening of
April 14,1865, almost atthem-m»nt
when President Lincoln was assasi
nated, Louis Powell, alias
Payne, entered the residence
for the purpose of killing Secretary
Seward, who was confined to
his bed at the time. With a knife
and pistol he horribly wounded Mr.
Seward and four other persons. Since
Mr. Blaine took the house he has lost
two of his pnna and a daughter, but
he li.ts returned to it nevertheless,
disdaining superstition.
One of the lieutenants of the watch
at the capitol tells a story of a re
markable apparition which he inves
tigated about six years ago near
Washington. A house in the
somewhat isolated, was reported to
be haunted by two specters, which
had most extraordinary method of
showing themselves. The dwelling in
question was entirely surrounded by
a picket fence and many persons aver
red that on various nights they had
seen a pair of sheeted spookes walking
around on top of the pickets. So
seriously alarmed did the inmates be
come that they advertised their prop
erty for sale, but nobody would buy
it on account of its spectral reputa
tion. The narrator determined to
investigate the matter, and lay in
wait alter dark near by. About an
hour after midnight he saw a single
)hantom appear at the top ot the
ence and walk slowly around it. It
was all in white, and apparently van
ished through a side door of the
On the next day he quietly sprinkl
ed a quantity of white flour along
the top rail of the fence, which result
ed in the discovery that two young
daughters of the farmer were somnam
The Hysterloal Hen,
City Man—What the biases is the
matter with that hen?
Farmer—Nothin'. She has just laid
an egg.
City Man—Great Scottl one would
suppose she had laid the foundatioa
pf a brick block.
Monkey* Worklusr aa Laborera
the Gold Mlnen.
Competition is very keen in the gold
mines of the Transvaal. Some twenty
four monkeys were recently put to
work as day laborers in the mine op
erated by Capt E. Moss of Boston.
Their work Is so satisfactory that their
services are accepted in place of or
dinary vftirkmen. Capt Moss recently
published an account of bis remarka
ble monkey miners in the Boston Even
ing Transcript
He says the twenty-four monkeys do
the work of seven able-bodied men
and they do some of the work more
.tisfactoilly. There are, besides, no
strikes or other labor troubles among
these new workmen. The monkeys'
work is the gathering of small pieces
of quartz, which they carefully pile
into little heaps. Their sharp eyes de
tect the small gold-bearing pieces of
qunrtz, which an ordinary workman
would pass over, and they are exceed
ingly skilful and quick in picking them
Capt. Moss says that when he com
menced digging gold he had two pet
monkeys which constantly followed
him about the mine. One day he no
ticed that they were busily engaged in
gathering up little bits of quartz and
carefully placing them in piles. They
seemed to enjoy this work very much.
It did not take the captain long to
learn their value as laborers, and so
the monkey gang was at once in
The monkeys that have had experi
ence in the mines teach the new mon
keys how to do the work.
Suffer! dir Prom Curious Persecution.
Thomas F. Cunningham, prominent
in society at Manchester, N. H., is
the victim' of strange persecution at the
hands of some unknown woman, who
is making life a burden to him. A
year ago she flooded him with' letters.
This continued six months. Then her
deviltry assumed another phase. One
day last week all the hack men in tlie
.city called at his house at the same
hour in response to orders. A patent
medicine concern wroto to- thank liltn
for his photograph and testimonial,
and another concern answered his sup
posed letter of inquiry as to a cure for
drunkenness. The state limine asylum
authorities wrote to say that he would
be admitted to that institution, and the
officials of the poor farm that he would
be cared for at the expense of the
county. The same mysterious woman
was responsible for all these com-nuni
cations, for she had written over his
signature asking for Information, and
tb replies were genuine.—Boston Her
ald. •.
Incomplete Return* Show That the
Conservative Government IIa«
Been Bailty Defeated—Tlie Catho
lic Vote t'pon Which the Minori
ty Relied Ilaa Utterly Failed to
Go to the Connervatlvea.
Toronto, Ont. June 25.—While the
returns for the dominion election are
not all in tlie.v are sufficiently near
completed to show a decided defeat for
the government. Tlie Catholic vote
upon what the ministry relied has ut
terly failed to go Conservative. Que
bec, which iu the last election, gave
the Liberals a majority of only five
votes, and wliicli, on the strength of
the remedial legislation to which the
government is pledged, was expected
to go strongly Conservative, has
wheeled round and given the Liberals
from 20 to 25 majority.
In Toronto the tight was a straight
one as regards the separate schools
issue and the antis carried all four
seats by large majorities. Great inter
est was taken in the light in Winnipeg'
between Joseph Martin (Lib.), author
of the bill abolishing separate schools
in Manitoba, and Hugh Joliu MacDon
nlil, son of Canada's former premier.
Sir John A. MacDonald. MacDonald
won. his personal popularity carrying
him through. The general result shows
even more disastrously for the gov
ernment. Conservatives. 05 Liberals,
!S Patrons, 2 Independents, 7 leav
ing 41 scats to be still heard from.
If these seats follow the complexion ot
tlie last election Mr. Laurler, the Lib
eral leader, will assume oitlce'with a
majority of 20 votes, not counting the
0 independents which would largely
gravitate to the winning side. The
Conservatives concede that they have
met their Waterloo.
Ottawa. June 25.—At an early hour
this morning returns show that the
government is badl.v beaten and haul
ier will have a majority In every prov
ince of the dominion except New
Brunswick. His working majority In
the new house over all will exceed :•«).
In New Brunswick finance Minister
Poster has been defeated and Minister
of Justice IMclcey is also behind. The
latest returns from the province of
Quebec show that that province will
stand Liberals, 50 Conservatives, 15.
Toronto, June 25.—The following is
the total vote of the elections:
Province. Con. !_,». lnd.
Ontario 42 4:{ tf
Quebec 17 47 1
Nova Scotia
New Brunswick
Prince Edward Island.
Northwest Territory...
British Columbia
42 43
17 47
8 12
3 (i
3 2
3 3
2 4
Total 83 119 10
There is still one constituency (Al
gonin) to hear from.
83 119
DemocrntM of Illlnoln Hold Their
Stnte Convention,
Peorin, 111., Juno 25. The Illinois
Democratic convention was composed
almost entirely of free silver adher
ents, and the' few gold men made no
attempt at a denioistratlou. The con
vention was an enthusiastic one, and
Gov. Altgeld received an ovation, lie
made it speech declaring that he did
not want a reuomination, but lie was
nevertheless reiiomU-ated, and that by
a rising vote. The ticket was com
pleted as follows: Lieutenant govern
or, M. C. Crawford secretary of state,
Finnis E. Downing auditor, W. F.
Beck treasurer, E. C. Pace attorney
general. George A. Trude university
trustees, Julia H. Smith, R. B. Morgan,
M. W. (Sraham.
The platform declared for free coin
age at It to 1 without waiting for an
international agreement. The money
plank contained nearly 600 words anil
denounced the bond sharks of Wall
street and all gold standard believers.
It was loudly applauded. The next
plank declared for a tariff for revenue
only and denounced the McKinley law.
The interference of the government by
injunction and by troops in local af
fairs was denounced as unconstitution
al. The administration of Gov. Alt
geld was approved and commended in
the highest terms. The revenue sys
tem of Illinois was pronounced a mon
strosity and should be changed. Tlie
last legislature was denounced as a
disgrace, as also was the flag law. An
amendment to the federal laws was
recommended for an income tax.
The national delegates to Chicago
were instructed to support only such
candidates as would be in sympathy
with this platform. The delegates
at large were also instructed to vote
as a uuit.
A minority report was offered op
posing the plank which instructed the
delegates at large to vote as a unit.
The minority report was laid on tlie
table and the platform ns read was
adopted by a viva voce vote.
Winter, the Man.
New York, June 25.—The reorganiza
tion managers of the Northern Pa
cific railway have selected for the pres
idency of the reorganized company K.
W. Winter, at present general manager
of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis
& Omaha railroad. Mr. Winter will
assume the position shortly.
Madrid, June 25.—The minister ot
the colonies to-day asked congress for
unlimited authority to raise loans,
guaranteed by all the revenues of
Spain and Cuba to carry on operations
in Cuba.
School Lanilw Seleeteil.
Pierre, S. D.. June.
25.—The land com
missioner's office to-day sent, to the
general land office, for patent, a list
of 20,000 acres of land in the part of
Hyde and Hand, counties, which has
been selected for common school in
demnity land.
Cyclone In Wt«ec-nnln.
Clayton, Wis., .Tune 21 -A cyclone
swept over a section of country four
miles north of here to-day. A number
of dwellings aud barns were demol
ished. One man was fatally injured.
May He iiflieil.
Findlay, Ohio, June 24. Sunday
morning after midnight Policeman
Jesse Baker intercepted and gave
chase to burglars caught burglarizing
the North Baltimore postoflice. He
fired two shots, the burglars returned
the tire, killing him. To-day an itrined
posse of 150 men near Desliler, Ohio,
captured three men believed to be the
men wanted.. They may be lynched.
With Another Mun'a Wile.*
Eau Claire, Wis., June 24. F. 1).
Patchen of Colton, Wis., a town on the
Soo road, was locked tip here to-day on
complaint of William Menger of the
sntue lowi!. Patchen, who has a wife
in Iowa, it is charged, had run away
with Menger's wife.
Confirm De More*' Death.
Medora, N. 1., June 24. Tlie pub
lished reports that tlie wife of marquis
de Mores has had in confirmation of
the death of her husband in Africa
are probably correct. Von Hoffman
father-in-law of De Mores, telegraphs
here a confirmation of the retorts of
Cottell'a Trial Resins.
Akron, Ohio, June 24.—The trial of
Romulus Cottell, the young farm hand
who murdered Mr. and Mrs. Alvth
Stone and Ira Htimson at Talmadge
early iu the spring, began here touay.
^5 h-v
••Ur. the Wyomlac Hnrderer,
Shows Sicaa of Weakening
Stillwater, June 25. Dr. Burnslde
Foster of St. Paul came over to Still
water to see and identify the two
murderers of Hayes and Paul at Wy
oming. The doctor, his head still
showing the bruises from his sanguin
ary encounter, seated himself in the
sheriff's office at the county jail, and
George Kelly, the elder and more
hardened outlaw, was first called in.
He was subjected to a most rigid ex
amination, and the doctor was con
vinced that he was one of the despe
radoes. At the time of the murder
Kelly's face was disguised by a ban
danna handkerchief of peculiar pat
tern. One was found In his pocket
when captured and was fully identi
fied .by Dr. Foster. During the in
terview Kelly maintained a stubborn
silence wh'en questioned concerning
the crime or else would answer:
"it would uot do me any good to say
anything about it you would not if
you wore in m.v place, would you?"
Dr. Foster then said: "Kelly, if you
want to say anything to me in private
I assure you it will remain secret with
After thinking this over for a few
minutes the prisoner answered: "Just
step this way for a minute."
A private conversation ensued for
Ave minutes or more, Kelly calling the
doctor back to a parting word. Just
what this conversation was no one
but the doctor and Kelly knows, but
Dr. Foster remarked afterward that
Kelly was breaking down under the
shadow of his terrible crime.
James Cunningham, alias Arthur
Johnson, the younger outlaw, who
seemed to have played a minor part
In the tragedy, talked freely and In
effect the same ns yesterday. Dr.
Foster confirmed his statement that
lit? was outside the building at the
time and took no part in the shooting.
Kelly Is evidently the man who shot
Hayes and Paul.
Mra. Craven Keeps the Millionaire's
Helra Gneaalns
San Francisco, June 25.—Mrs. Nellie
Craven lias made two sensational
moves in the Fair will contest. She
lias filed ejectment proceedings against
the heirs of James Fair to oust them
from possession of the property at
Pine aud Sansome streets and the
block on Mission and Eleventh streets,
and at the same time to recover in all
$220,000 for back rents and damages.
Mrs. Craven refused to take the stand
nnd be sworn In response to the sum
mons of Judge Stack ordering her and
her attorney nnd advisers to produce
any pnpers or written documents of
the late millionaire in their possession.
For this defiance of the court Mrs.
Craven was sentenced to twenty-four
hours in the Branch county jail, but
jt the solicitation of her attorneys, ex
ecution of the order was stayed for
twenty-four hours In the hope that
she may change her mind. The two
deeds that were recorded are still miss
ing. Attorney Hegegrty believes now
that he will never secure them.
Want to Have Fight With the
London, June 25.—The Graphic, com
menting upon the advices from George
town ns to the arrest by the Venezuel
an authorities of Mr. Harrison, the
British official in charge of the labor
ers. says: "It seems that Venezuela
throws up the American commission,
and is desirous of settling with us di
rect by the onle.il of battle. The duty
of the British government is deaf.
Itepnration must be immediately de
manded aud enfoiced.
Washington, June 25—No official ad
vices have been received In diplomatic
circles of the arrest of Mr. Harrison.
Surprise is not expressed at the con
flict of authority as the opinion is that
such difficulties ...may be expected so
long as the boundary question remains
unsettled. The affair is similar in
many respects to the ITruan incident
of a-year ago.
Wllltnm Demand of Kenoaha Given
Coat of Tar.
Kenosha, Yis.. June 25. The town
of Sa leiu. near here, is greatly excited
over an outrage perpetrated there last
night. William Demund boards with
Robert Sibley, a shoe repairer. Some
persons thought things were not right
nt the Sibley house, and Demund was
ordered out of town. He consulted the
authorities, nnd was advised to re
main. About 11 o'clock a mob of lifty
men took him from the house and
tarred and feathered him. He walked
to this city, ten miles, In a terrible
condition. lie has sworn out war
rants for several prominent residents
of Salem. To-day he is soaking in oil.
Cody Arrmlnl A train.
St. Paul, .Tune 24.—To-day Deputv
Sheriffs Bates and Dash of St. Louis
county passed through the city ou
their way to Stillwater, where they re
arrested Samuel F. Cody, accused of
forgery. Cody was sentenced to the
penitentiary for live years, but the
supreme court held that the indict
ment on which he was tried did not
state a sufficient cause for action, and
he was accordingly ordered to be re
leased. Now County Attorney Arbury
of Duluth intends to have him rein
dicted before the next grand Jury.
Ilan Over and Killed.
St Paul, June 25—Gus Anderson, a
section hand on the Chicago Great
Western road, and living at South St.
Paul, was run over by a motor to-day.
He was taken to St. Luke's hospital
where he died. Anderson was about
forty years of age, unmarried nnd
boarded at South St. Paul. The sec
tion foreman says he was a careful
man and good workman.
Keeley Picnic.
Spicer, Minn., June 25. Keeley
leagues of Minneapolis, Willmar and
Hector arrived here on a special train
this morning. There are 500 visitors
here. The weather is unfavorable.
There will be boating, speeches, danc
ing, trap shooting and a basket picnic
I'liotocrnpliera in Seawlon.
Jamestown, N. Y„ June 25.—The an
nfinl nvention of the Photographera'
Association of Ametica opened at Cel
eron, on Chautauqua Lake to-day.
Women Were Turned Down.
Louisville, June 25.—At the session
of the North American turnburn this
morning, which was the most impor
tan| yet held, the women were practi
cally given the turn-down, and while
recognized to some extent, they cannot
look upon It as anything like victory.
It was recommended by the committee
that women be permitted to take part
in the big carnival at St. Louis next
year, which was carried, but they were
denied admittance Into the convention
by a vote of 215 to 167. It was pro
vided that women who enter the con
test shall wear blue flannel divided
skirts nnd blouses.
Causes fully half the sickness in the world. It
retains the digested food too long in the bowels
and produces biliousness, torpid liver, Indl-
gestlon, bad taste, coated
tongue, sick headachy to- 11 A
•omnia, etc. Hood's Pills III
enre constipation and all its
results, easily and thoroughly. 26c. All druggists.
Prepared by C. I. Hood ft Co., Lowell, Mass.
The only Pills to take with Hood's Sarssparills.
For your Protection.—Catarrh
The Best
Special Attention Given to Collections. Steamship Tickets to and from Europe.
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li. II. Johnson,
A. C. McGillivray,
V. II.
mucus, aud, if lcpcuU'iUy neglected, the re
sults of catarrh will
F. O. B. Cars at Mine $1 Per Ton.
The Best of Coal for Domestic or Steam Purposes
Tonissfor Catarrh in liquid form to be taken
internally, usually contain either Mercury or
Iodide of Potassa, or both, which are injur
ious if too long takei). Catarrh is a local, not
blood disease, caused by sudden change
cold or damp weather. It st arts in the nasal
passages, affecting r-yes, ears and throat
Cold in the heail causes excessive flow
severe pain in
the head, a roaring sound ill the ears, bad
breath, and oftentimes an offensive dis
charge. The remedj- should be quick to allay
inflammation and heal tlie membr&ne. Ely's
Cream Balm is the acknowledged cure for
these troubles and contains no mercury
nor any injurious drug. Price, 00 cents.
An EJnarltalt Serviwr Maid WTio Re
fused to Carry Coal (or Clnnearty
Yesterday at the Brampton comity
court Capt. Head claimed-£15 from the
earl of Clancarty for breach of agree
ment in the hiring of a furnished house,
40 Lowndes Squnre, says the West
minster Gazette. The defendant, signed
an agreement to take the house in ques
tion from Sept. 23 last to November
18 at the rent of £100 l(5s. This docu
ment contained a clause to the effect
that his lordship should retain on the
premises the landlord's housemaid,
named White, the former paying her
3 shillings per week for washing nnd
beer and lialf her wages (£22 per an
num), besides providing her with board.
Shortly after his lordship and his serv
ants took up tlicir abode at 40 Lown
des Square, the earl of Clancarty sent
the butler to the housemaid with an
order to make a fire iu Lady Clan
carty's room. White replied that, it
was not her place to curry coal while
an able-bodied footman was In tlie
house. Eventually, however, she did
light the fire, but expressed her opin
ion that it was not her duty to carry
coal. His lordship, on being informed
of this, wrote her a note reproving her
for what he termed "impertinence"
and telling her to pack up aud leave the
house. Later on Lord Clancarty offer
ed her a month's wages in lieu of no
tice, but the plaintiff declined to ac
cept it or leave the house. She stated
that she was turned out at !»:30 p. in.
by the aid of a policeman. One of the
neighbors sheltered her until the morn
ing, when she took a train to her
parents' home in Taunton. Defendant,
who was stated to be unable at present
to leave his reside-ice at Ballinsloc,
Ireland was represented by counsel,
who stated the defense to be that the
girl ou refusing to carry coal behaved
impertinently, and defendant was legal
ly witiiiu his right in discharging her.
His honor said that clearly Lord Clan
carty had no authority to dismiss this
sen ant. He (the learned judge) did
not think in a nobleman's family a
housemaid should be asked to carry
coal, and ho was of opinion that the
girl hud treated his lordship with tlie
greatest respect possible. He found for
the plaintiff for £13, but disallowed £2
railway fare and express to Taunton.
Judgment was entered accordingly,
with costs.
Value ot Twin Screws.
The great value of twin screws, apart
from Wie increased speed which they
give, was shown in the case of the
steamship Paris, belonging to the
American Navigation Company. Al
though the rudder of the Paris was
broken she remained under control and
by the use of her twin screws was turn
ed about and returned to port Such ac
cidents are relatively rare, but when
they occur it is usually In rough weath
er, when steering gear is most needed.
The ship3 with' twin screws have in
effect a duplicate rudder, and are there
by rendered that much safer.—Jhiladcl
phia Ledger.
Slakinu Had Warw.
A man, reduced to desperation
through his debts, fluug himself into
a fiver. A kind-hearted individual res
cued him, and said: 'You owe me your
The would-be suicide, heaving a sigh:
"Here's a nice how-d'ye-do—another
debt!"—La Trlbuna.
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Furniture carefully moved.
Coo mtrcittl men trade solicited.
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Every patent taken out bj
ub ia
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Cooked Food at Wholesale.
A lecent metropolitan development ts
the wholesale restaurant. It buys its
meat by the carcass and its vegetables
by the wagon load, and sells cooked
meats nnd roasts and prepared food of
all kinds to the smaller restaurants at
a figure that-enables these to cater to
the wants of the hungry at low rates.
Three of these wholesale cook-shop*
have been discovered. Close on to
these people are three or four men who
make a living by buying up the rem
nants from big dinners, wedding recep
tions and similar social affairs, assert
ing them so as to be presentable, and
then soiling them to cheap restaurants,
boarding houses and saloons. People
who live under their hats la large elt.
Its shouldn't be too inanlsltive.—New
York Letter.

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