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OLYMPIA. WASHINGTON. MONDAY. DECEMBER 21, 1891
FRESH STATE NEWS-
Architect Ritchie is going to locate in
Spokane, says the Review.
State Senator McCroskey has gone on a
visit to Southern Califorma.
The younger Murphy is holding big
temperance meetings 1n Fairhaven.
There are ten shiﬁs in Tacoma foriwheat.
one for ﬂour and fourteen on the way,
.Register Krutz, of the ‘North Yakima
land ofﬁce, is to be removed in a few days
:de R. K. Nichols appointed to the posi
State Senator WH. Kneeland, of Shal’-
ton, has been admitted to the bar, and is
now a. full ﬂedged lawyer.
Albertsou, the condemned embezzler,
will make bricks at the state prison at
Kalle. Walla. There are 403 prisoners
D. H. Long, who shot his wife and son
in-law on December 2d at Whatcom, deliv
ered himself up to "Sheriff De Lorimer on
Miss Grace B. Isaacs, of Walla Walla,
was awarded SII,OOO damages for injuries
received in the Lake Labish disaster. She
sued for $31,340. \ :
General T. H. Cavanaugh, btate Treas
‘ urer Lindsley and Lieutenant-Governor
LauEhton were at an enthusiastic meeting
of t e Lincoln Club in Spokane a few
The plans of Architect Warren P. Skil
linﬁs, of Seattle for the Washington state.
bur ding, have been approved by Commis
sioner urnham. Those ch. A. Ritchie
were rejected. ,1 ,
The street railway companies of Tacoma ‘
have agreed to carry school children for‘
half fare, The superintendent of schools
will be provided with books containing 40 i
coupon tickets, which he will distribute
among the public school principals for sale
to pupils for 1.
John Turner. aged 30,9. native of Ireland.
was found hanging by the neck from a six
foot piece of clothes line fastened to a beam
under a sidewalk on Puget Sound avenue,
near Rainier avenue, North Tacoma.
The Wenatchee Advance says: Hon. E.
T. Wilson, our accomglished state senator
and prospective can idate for guberna
_torial honors, has been skirmishing around
town during the present week.
The city council of Tacoma elected
Frank Laidlaw to succeed the First Ward
councilman, Howard Carr, deceased. Mr.
Laidlaw has long been a resident of Taco
ma, and‘ is one of its well known young
C. W. Griggs, of the St. Paul and Ta‘
coma Lumber Comfpany, has closed a con
tract for 45,000,000 'eet of lumber, to be de
livered in the next elghteen months or two
years. It is one of the largest contracts
ever made in the Northwest.
One of the'cases against the bondsmen'
of the defaulting treasurer of King county.
George D. Hill has been settled in Se~
attle, H. L. Yesler Joseph McNaught, Hil
- Butler, David Kellogg, Sutclitie Bax
ter and the Hyde estate paying up. There
is another case pending against other
bondsmen, including Governor Ferry.
Herbert Bashford, the Tacoma poet, and
Miss Kinnie Cole. of that city. were mar
ried in Seattle yesterday. erbert Bash
ford has become quite well known in
Seattle by his contributions to the Paciﬁc
Magazine, of which Mr. Fairchild is the
editor. He has contributed also for several
years to the eastern magazines and pagers.
The Shelton Sentinel says: The writer
was honored with a personal acquaintance '
with MmmrvﬁogeryQ: Miller-when rain; ‘"was
Miss Anna Jones, and i flier husband had
possessed sagacity and tact equal to’her’s,
’ e would not have made those fool speeches
upon those subgfcts upon which his dparty
was divided. ills is only a secon rate
man. The force of circumstances gave
him prominence. He hadn’t sufﬁcient
ability to hold his Iplace. That’s all there
is of the matter. t does not affect Cleve
State Treasurer Lindsley says the state
geologist was requested to resign last Sep
tember, but it has been exceedingly hard
to get a meeting of the members owing to
the fact that only two have been able to at
tend the meeting. Mr. Bethune has been
asked to resign, owever, and it is probable
that the ofﬁce will soon be vacant. There
is very little need for the ofﬁce anyway.
owmg to the fact that the geologica sur
vey has been ruled out.
The following corporations have ﬁled
articles in the ofﬁce of secretary of state
during the past week:
Everett Tele mph and Telephone Com
pany, capital, $0,000; Everett Street Rail
way Company, capital, $50,000; Everett
Water Company, capital, $50,000; Polson
Wilton Hardware Company, La Conner,
capital, $50,100; Jenkins University, Spo
kane; Bellingham Bay & Eastern Railroad
Campany, New Whatcom, capital, $100,000;
The ndustrial Savings. Loan and Trust
Company, Tacoma, $250,000; Hasting's
Steamboat Company, $40,000; Green River
Coal and Coke Company, Seattle,sl,ooo,-
000; Skagit Mill Company, Anacortes, $50.-
000; Port Townsend Steel Wire and Nail
Company, $100,000; Hastle Lumber Coni—
pany, Puyallup, $50,009; Everett Light and
ower Company. $50,000; Washington Dec‘
orative Mar le Company, Spokane $250,
000; Paciﬁc Hardware Company, Everett,
' The Unbardonable Sin.
Comic: He—l cannot hold you to your
promise of marriage until I have ﬁrst con
fessed three terrible tragedies which have
saddened my life.
She (with emotion )—Go on.
He—The ﬁrst ocCurred at a summer re
sort. I took a girl out in a boat, we got
,caugbt in a whiikpool, the boat upset, and,
‘ in spite of my e orts to save her, she was
She—You were not to blame for that. Do
not worry about it longer. '
He—T e second occurred in the winter.
I was out skating with a young lady, when
she suddedly disappeared through an air
hpdle, and in an instant was beyond human
a 1 .
She-That certainly was not your fault.
I will marry ion of course.
He—The t irdy also happened in win
ter. I took a girl out sleighing, and she
froze to death.
Under the Hammer.
The large stock of watches, jewelry, sil
verware, clocks, etc., of Rose dz Goddard,
are being sold out at auction. Times are
hard and their stock is too large. Sale to
take place morning, afternoon and evening
until tne stock is closed out. d2l-2t.
Buying at the Moon.
Like the little whiffet that barks at the l
moon. b. in. price, through his Weekly
Rat, spasmodically snarls and yelps at
Judge Robinson. His two-column write
up J. C. Rathbun’s con tract for the county
printing is one of his efforts on this line.
It is both false and silly.
Christmas services will be held in the
Episcopal church at 11 o’clock Christmas
morning. Holy communion will be cele
brated immediatelyafter. In the evening
the Sunday school exercises with the
Christmas tree will be held.
Bargains in Presents.
.Remember M. 0. Connor’s stock of toilet
sets. manicures, collars and cuffs and
albums, are new and in good order and are
going this week at hicago wholesale
prices. Toys below cost. d2l-6t.
SENATOR PLUMB, OF KANSAS, SUD-
overwork the Main Cause of lt—A
Dramatic Scene in Ills Bed
for the Fulieral.
WASHINGTON, D. 0., Dec. 21.—-Senator
Plum-b of Kansas was stricken with apo
plexy yesterday morning, and after linger
ing some hours in an unconscious condi~
tion he died at 11:30 o’clock. At 7 o’clock
in the morning he jumped from his bed.
suddenly exclaimed, “Oh, my God! my
head, my head!” and fell unconscious to
the ﬂoor in his room. He had been sub
ject to throbbing headaches, kidney:
troubles, weak, eyes, failing memory, etc., i
and called in Dr. Wales, who made a diag- ‘
nosis of his case, telling him that apoplexy
was indicated. A few days ago Plumb Went
to Philadelphia with Senator Quay to 06n
sult with Dr. Pepper. He returned Satur
day evening complaining of a violent
headache, but went to a dinner given by
ex-Senator Mahone to afew friends. He
returned home about 1 o’clock Sunday
morning, and about 20’clock called Mr.
Jennings, his landlord. who lived above,
and requested‘hiln to come down and sit
With him, as he was ill. Mr. Jenninge saw
that the_ senator’s condition was serious
and summoned Dr. Wales. The lat
ter alleviated the pain and re
mained with the senator until
6:30 o’clock, when he went away. leaving
Plumb sleeping soundly. Fifteen minutes
later Senator Plumb awoke, bounded out
of bed to the slop jar and began to vomit.
When the vomiting ceased he raised his
hands to his head and exclaimed: “Oh,
my God, my head, my head,” his last
words. Mr. Jennings stroked his head to
relieve the pain, and a few minutes later
he lapsed into a slumber, and soon after
into unconsciousness. About lOo’clock Dr.
Wales. returned, and saw at once that the
senator had been stricken with apoplexy.
He remained unconscious until the end
came, at 11:30. Dr. Wales said the imme
diate cause of death was apoplexy, brought
on by fatty degeneration of the brain,
from overwork. “It was a clear case of
overwork,” said the doctor. “If he had
given up some time ago it would have been
different, but no man could stand what he
was doing in his condition."
Senator Plumb died from over work. He
was 54 years of age, a native of Ohio, a
printer in his early days, then an editor, a
lawyer and a banker. He went to Kansas
in 1856. was a member of the Leav—
enworth constitutional convention of
1859, was in the legislature in 1862.
served in the Eleventh Kansas Infantry
[from second lieutenant to colonel, was
again a member. of the _Kansas, ~le,gislature
after the war and in 1876 was elected U. S.
senator to succeed James M. Harvey. The
news of his death was a great shock to his
friends in Knansas, where he was so popu
lar. Mrs. Plumb, is at her home in
in Emporia, where she has been an invalid
for many years. She was able for the ﬁrst
time in several months to attend church
yesterday, and it was there thavthe news
of her husband’s illness was communicated
to her. She was prostrated, and was taken
home in a carriage. She scarcely arrived
there when a second dispatch announced
Plumb’s death. Mrs, Plumb is now com
Senator Plumb leave a wife, two daugh
ters and three sons. He was a man of
wealth, and in addition to his senatorial
duties was actively concerned in railroad
and industrial enterprises, and widely
known in financial circles as an indefatig
able promoter. -
THE LAST ramurn.
Today the United States senate, house of
representatives and judicial government,
repres entatatives of foreign powers and his
many friends among the Washington pub
[lo paid the last tribute of affection and re
spect to the memory of the late Senator
Preston B. Plumb. Early this morning
the body was placed in a handsome cloth
covered casket of cedar, on the lid of which
was a plain silver plate, bearing the follow.
ing inscription: ‘ .
PRESTON B. PLUMB.
Born Oct. 12, ’37,
Died Dec-20, ’9l.
During the night the only watchers at
the bedside of the deceased was a detail of
messengers from the capitol and his pri
vate secretary. This morning there were a
few callers at the house, mostly senators.
At 1 o’clock the casket was borne from _the
house to the hearse by eight capitol police
men. Asmall funeral cortege, consisting
of the hearse and a single casket, arrivingr
at the capitol, the casket was placed near
the president 5 chair in the senate cham
ber, on a black eatafalque, and all persons
requested to retire.
When the senate met at noon the cham
her was partly arranged for the funeral
, obsequies, the desk and chair of the de
sceaied senator being heavily draped. The
galleries were crowded with spectators, ex
ce t the diglomatic and vice dpresident’s
galleries, w ich were reserve . In _the
opening prayer the chaplain referred in a
feelin manner to the death of Senator
On motion 0 f Manderson the reading of}
the journal was distijensed with, and Sena- \
tor. Peiflel‘ rose an made the followin
announcement of Plumb’s death, ang
offered the usual resolution. He said:
“Mr. President, I esteem miyself peculiarly
unfortunate in that before was a member
of this body long enough to become fa
miliar with even the dimensions of the
chamber in which we sit, I am called
on to announce ' the death
of my distinguished colleague
on whose wonderful resources I expected
:larigely torely. Peiffer euloglzed his late
col eague elotlplently and concluded by of
fering the fol owing resolutions:
Resolved. That the sudden death of I’.
B. Plumb causes profound sorrow and
deep regret to his associates in the senate.
Resolved, That a committee of ﬁve sen—
ators be appointed by thewicmpresident to
take charge, with acommittee of the house
of representatives, superintending the fu
neral of the late Senator Plumb, and as a
mark of respect for his memory that his
body he removed from the capital to the
state of Kasas, in charge of the sergeant
at~arms and attended by said committee,
which shall have full power to carry this
resolution into effect.
Resolved, That the senate will, at 2:30
to-day, attend, in its cham ber,the exercises
incident to the funeral and that these reso
olutions be communicated to the house of
he resolutions were agreed to unani
mously and the vice-president an
nounced as the commltteee on the
gut of the senate, Peﬁ'er, Dolph,
addock, Ransom and Palmer. The sen
thet} took a receqs. ,
At oné ié’vc'lb'ck p. m. the senate
was called to:order. During the half hour's
recess the work of preparing the chamber
for the funeral was completed. A row of
arm chairs was placed in the area in front
of the clerk’s desk and the western side of
the chamber was set afart for the occu
pancy of members oft me house of repre
sentatives. The public galleries had in the
meantime become crow ep to their utmost
capacity and the halls and corridors lead
ing to them were packed with people seek- ‘
ing to gain admissxon. ‘
PoarLAsprDec. 21f—The Bowers Dredg—
ing Company’s dredge is working ﬁrst rate, ,
and‘ is getting along well with the job of l
ﬁlling the long ‘trestle of the Northern
Paci c below town. This will be completed
about New Year’s, and then the ' redge
will be moved up to below the Madison
street bridge and begin the work of ﬁlling
up the bottom along the front of East
Portland. The owners of a large number
of blocks have already contracted for ﬁll
ing them, and present indications are that
before the work is through about the whole
bottom will be ﬁlled. Then the East Side
will have a chance to come to the front in
every sense. The water along the East
Side will be deep and wharves and ware
houses can be built there, and the appear
ance of that part of the city greatly iin
groved. Blocks along the riveron the East
Ide will begin to approach in value the
blocks on the West Side when they’ are
ﬁlled up to the proper level. .
Senator Shoup, of Idaho, says' that state
is for Blaine and that the democratic nom~
inee for president will be John M. Palmer,
of Illinois. , ‘
Slavin has arrived in New York _from
England to arrange a ﬁght with Sullivan,
and Mitchell came with him to light Cor
Emperor of the Stage. _
New York Recorder: No actor, not even
Edwin Forrest or Joseph Jefferson, ever
trod the stage who is so generally beloved
and venerated by his pyrofessional associates
as is Edwin Booth. nlike the generality
of stellar lights, he never put on frills or
airs. and if an actor made a mistake in_ the
business of the play or shook in his lines
it is not his custom to ﬂy at him like an
enraged lion the instant he caught him be
hind the scenes. Carl Ahrendt, now _With
Thomas W. Keene tells a good story illus
trative of Booth’s kindness in this respect.
On one occaiion he was playing Joseph to
his Richelieu, and in the ﬁrst act forggt a
one which called out a speech from ich
elicu which invariably evokes a hearty
round of applause. Turning his back to
the audience, Booth threw him that needed
one in an undertone. Then Ahrendt gave
it and Richelieu made his needed point.
When they got behind the scenes Ahrendt
apologized, saying: “Mr. Booth, I’m very
sorrv. I can’t for the life of me explain
how I forgot that one." “I can,” was the
tragedian s rejoinder. “The fault was
mainly mine. Don’t you remember I
skip ed a couple of speeches and carried
yang ,as it were? Don’t worry about it.
t’s all right now. Those who saw Booth
at Billy Florence’s funeral breathed many
a secret prayer that he might long be
spared, “the Emperor of the Stage,” as Fe
t ier Branii litly termed him.
Painting Her lied. W
New York Recorder: There was a ﬁre the
other night in Harlem, which at one time
seemed likely to envelope the whole block.
About 11 o’clock a gentleman and his, little
‘ son came out of the theater and stood upon.
the sidewalk to watch the rellection of the
ﬂames in the sky. They boy gazed silently
for some moments at t is lurid expanse of
the heavens before an explanation of the
phenomenon occurred to him. Then,
turning to his father with an intelligent
expression upon his little face, he said:
J‘Say, popl I guess someone's painting the
town pretty red tonight, dont’t you ?”
The Theater Tomorrow nght.
The musical loving people of Olympia
should not fail to attend the theater to
morrow night to see and hear the Men
delssolin Quintette club of Boston. Seats
are on sale at Starr‘s stationery store. A
splendid programme of vocal and instru
mental music has been arranged and the
entertainment is for the beneht of the St.
John's Guild of the Episcopal church.
Miss Marie Barnard has a mezzo soprano
voice of extraordinary power and range
and sings with exiuisite art. The instru
mentation of Mr. ’ ‘homas Ryan. Herman
Diestel, Eugene Bocgner and Paul Harne
bei'g is exceedingly line and the entire
work of the company is said to be marked
by the highest kind of musical talent. It
will be a rare treat by a ﬁrst class company
A New Club.
A young men’s social club has been
organized in this city, with headquarters
in the new Bettinan building on Fourth
street. The club has two large front rooms
neatly furnished and ﬁtted up for the con
venience of the club. A library and read
ing room has also been added. The mem—
bers are Samuel Kaufman, Win Ward,
Charles Leighton George Libby, Dave
Williams Robert l3lankenship, K. Kincaid
and W. J. Foster.
Neat Fire Quarters.
Pursuant to the action taken by the
members of Columbia Engine company,
No. 1, at their last mectlng, the headquart~
ers in Columbia hall have been entirely
relitted._ The room has been neatly painted
and carpeted, and pictures adorn the wall.
Platforms have been built all around the
room ~and its appearance and comfort is
Broke His Arm. ‘
C. L. Hosthusen, a 10-year-old boy resid
ing on the Eastside. fell down stairs yester
day and broke both bones in the forearm.
Drs. Jento and Corey were called inland to—
; day the boy was doing nicely.
Woman’s Relief Corps.
There will be a special meeting of the
Woman’s Relief Corps, Tuesday afternoon
at 2 o’clock, at the home of Mrs. Hiltz.
A fullattendance is desired as business of
importance to the Corps will be transacted.
There Is No Better.
Dr. R. L. St. John, of Howland, Putnam
county, Missour, takes especial pleasure in
recommending! Chamberlain’s Cough Rem
edy, because e knows it to be reliable.
He has used it in his practice for several
years, and sa[vs there is none better. It is
especially va cable for colds and as a pre
ventive and cure for cronp. This most ex;
cellent medicine is for sale by C. B} Mann, ‘
druggist. - tf. 3
Worn-y at a. Trial.
If you are troubled with rheumatism or
,a lame back, bind on over the seat of pain
a piece of ﬂannel dampened with Chambers
lain’s Pain Balm. You will be surprised
at the promgt relief it affords. 50 cent bot
tles for sale yC. B. Mann, druggist. ft.
A Favorite Remedy.
Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy is a favor
ite during the winter months on account of
its great success in the cure of colds. There
is nothing that will loosen a severe cold so
(luickly, or as promptly relieve the lungs.
' hen it counteracts any tendency toward
pneumonia. It is pleasantand safe to take,
and fully worthy of its popularity. For
sale by C. B. Mann, druggist. tf.
A big steel and wire nail factory is to be
established at-Port Townsend.
Of Any Daily Newspaper West of Seattle
' and Tacoma. '
< EVENING EDITION.
. WONDERFUL WORK.
What is Gomg on at the Keeley
Patients From Every Pan 0! the
dence Fighting the
. Deadly Enemy.
The Keeley class is well pleased with its
new quarters in the Horr building. They
are comfortable, central and pleasant, and
these features, combined‘ with the ever
obliging and assiduous attention of Man
ager Haller, renders attendance at the in
stitute rather a pleasure than otherwise. ,
ALL ARE HOPEFUL.
The members of the class are, as a rule,
men of more than ordinary intelligence
and education, and most of them have
had an extended and active business ex
l perience. They come from all parts of the
state and their discussion upon the merits
and characteristics of their several locali
ties, and upon all topics of generalinterest,
are both instructive and profitable. They
meet upon a common fground, with com.
mon hopes and sympathetic aims and pur
poses, and a mutually friendly associa
tion is at once establis ed. All hope con
ﬁde'ntly for release from the curse that has
blighted and clouded their lives, and each
honors the other for the courage and man
hood that has led him to make a stand
against the common enemy.
WONDERFUL WORK. ‘
The correspondence of the institue is al—
ready quite oluminous, requiring the ser—
vice of an expert type writer, and it is in—
creasing at a very rapid rate. Many of the
letters received contain specimens of the
saddest literature imaginable. They come
from heartbroken wives, grieving” parents,
and sorrowing friends, and the burden of
the cry is, "save our loved ones.” . Some
times they come from the victim of habit
himself, confessing in an agony of self
abasement and misery his chained and
helpless condition, and seeking through
the institute to save hixilselijfrom the demon
that pursues him. One of these is now be
fore the writer. Its author a. wretched and
helpless slave of habit. often relating his
futile struggles against his terrible foe,
always resulting in disaster, defeat and de
creased power of resistance says: “From
what I have heard and seen concerning the
eﬁicacy; and success of your treatment, re
sults t 6 ﬁrst ray of real hope that has ever
crossed my darkened way. I believe that
it will save me, and little can you or any
one else imagine what such a hope means
to one in my condition. I shall hasten to
yglurgnstitute as soon as I am ﬁnancial] y
a e. ‘
In the last clause of this statement there
is a point that may well attract the atten
tion and careful consideration of all
ranrannncn AND nnroanuron.
The greater portion of eii'ort‘and expend
iture in the direction of temperance reform
is a failure, because it is not practical. It
aims to cure through the mind. but it gives
no help or support to the aiiected and of
ten shattered bodv, which is the real seat
of the disease. If the effort and means
now sovlavishly devoted to the interests of
the persuasion and the moral restraint
methods, was directed toward effecting a
real physical cure, of what is now admitted
to be a real physical disease, there can be
no question that the number of wretched
drunkards in the land would rapidly de
crease. The methods of moral suasion are
. not to be byLany means totally condemned,
butin the light of past experience and pres
ent opportunity, they may certainly and
with justice be questioned when the matter
of dealing with the coniirmed victim of
drink is being considered.
A member of the Keeley institute met a
friend upon the street the other day, and
the following conversation ensued:
“Do you not fecl'a sense of humiliation
in connection with your attendance here?”
said the friend. “I should think that such
a public confession of a man of self-con
trol would be repugnant to you.”
The Keely man looked at his friend for a
moment, and then quietly but very se
riously asked: -
“If you had been hurled into a roaring
torrent and were being swiftly and surely
swept into furious rapids where certain de
struction awaited you, would you be
ashamed to grasp a imb reached out to
you? I think not, and yet that was pre
cisely my situation when I came here.
And then think of another phase of the
case. My personal destruction would be
no great matter, but think of my friends,
oft rose who love me; yes, love me, vile
and low as I am, and who arebound to me,
for good or evil by the strong ties of kin
dre and association. Think of the
that 1 have caused to ﬂow, of the hearts
that have achod and almost broken because
of my conduct, of the sorrow. disappoint
ment and privation that has ﬂowc irom
my bondage to the great enemy, strong
drink, and hen ask if I am ashamed to be
seen making an honest and practical eii'ort
to free myself.
”No, I am not ashamed. If I, as I doubt
not, can escape from the great curse that
has well nigh destroyed me. Hi can heal
some of the wounds that I have made, if 1
can once more stand a man among men,
clothed and in my right mind, and able to
direct an eii'orts toward securing the com
fort and Kappiness of those dependent upon
and related to me, I shall be the happiest
man alive. and pride rather than shame will
ﬁll my breast. Such a result I am certain
‘ will follow my astendance here, and there
'fore a sense of humiliation is the thing far
l thest from my mind." -
The friend shook the speaker heartily by
the hand and bade him God speed.
‘ 'rna rnmuna rum).
In the furtherance of the work among
such residents of Olympia who are iinan
cially unable to share in the beneﬁts of the
treatment THE TRIBUNE has placed at the
corner of Main and Fourth streets a box
for the reception of contributions, however
small. The proceeds of the fund are placed
in the care of a committee consisting of
Judge Robinson, John F. Gowey and the
Rev. Mr. Drake. All worthy persons who
desire ﬁnancial aid in this direction should
make applicalion to any of the these gen
tlemen mentioned above. These gentle
men alone will have knowledge of assist
ance from Tim Tarnunn fund. and no Fuh
licity will be given the matter, so tho the
patient need not feel that he is ever looked
u on as an object of charity. Let those
WY“) have comfortable home's and every
thing for the enjoyment of Christmas,
remember how many homes are
wrecked and how many little children
near by are without the actual necessaries
of life, to say nothing of the comforts. Rc
member that it is not only this Christmas.
but probably for years back. Think of the
ray of pleasure that would surround the
little ones and the happiness that would
ﬁll every room of so many homes were it
not for the deadly grasp on a father or a
brother. 0f your plenty you can surely
spare a little for another s good. A little
self sacriﬁce will make you too] happier and
better at Christmas tide and a coin drogped
in the box at the northwest corner of sin
and Fourth streets, and will help toward a
world of good. .
Giles is your man. He has especially ar
ranged fora large lot of superior turkeys
and chickens for Christmas and New
Years. Rock bottom prices. diQtf
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