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t -i t ! If i f M ft i H ! it t r I 3 If, t I D'ARMOND ARRAIGNS THE ADMINISTRATION. The Sad and Shameful Tale of Carpet-Bagging is Being Repeated. Wa.-diinjrton, V. C. May 14 T day ttepreHMitative Corliss of Michi jran, rcail in the houwe a letter al leged to le from a "native Puerto Kican," which, be asserted. eiithui- anticallv indorsed the action of con lTesH in nflninir the Puerto Ilicau . j- - n bill." am one of those who believe than the great American body politic, the American citizens en mas-e, are op posed to those things which are bringing scandal upon the nation, those things which are, in large part, destroying reverence for the consti tution, which are undermining our institutions, which are aiding the ty rant to make hi way successfully against those who contend by birth right of freedom that these thing are condemned in the great public: mind, and that when the public is in telligently annealed to the condcm. r. . a nation of the people, let me at least hope, will be expressed in the ballot box. "When those in authority are be- THREE DAYS' BATTLE REPORT CONFIRMED, Gen. MacArthur at Manila An swers the War Depart ment's Cabled Inquiry. BLOODY CONTEST AT CATUBIG. The reading of the letter furnished the text for a prompt and vigorous I rotted with power, when their eyes reply from Mr. iJeArmond of Mis- j rt,sT solely upon commercial aggran w 1.1 ' . e .. i i ... -l houri. lie reviewed tne pone oi me dizemeat. which nieana aggranuize- Heaviest Loss the Americans Have Sustained in Any One Engajjc gagement in the Philippines. Washington, May 1G. The officials j of the war department, after waiting for nearlv a week to hear something the Holland House in this city, left for home to-day. "I will work for the success of the ticket just as enthusiastically this year," Mr. Sewell said, '"as I did four years ago. and with much greater confidence. In my opinion the pres ent Republican administration has fallen into every error that has l-n possible. I do not see how Mr. Bryan can lose this year. Personally 1 have no interest in the campaign save as a party man. I am not a candidate for vice presidential nom ination, and would not care to ac cept the renominate n. There are many Ieinocrats in the country who would add irreater strength to the ticket than I could give." JfiL yil s l? Republican State Ticket.--" Governor Joseph Flory, of The Kind Ton Ilavo Always Bought, and which luuw'1 t c -rv .. . . i ... . vctg in uc lor uut jrars, mis unnie me Signature a - nml lias hecn xnado under hh) fSL sjftfr?. 1 Mipcrvi-iiou sine tta tnfaur - "wc. Allow no one to deceive you !a tiy f All Counterfeits, Imitations and " Just .ns-gtMHl are Ie - I i.xiH-rinieuis mat trmo nun ami onuanger the healthy Infants and Children Experience against Experime What is CASTOR I A I . . -mm . . m w I "a administration in the Philippines and mBt f,,r the few and not for the Irom General Mac-Arthur at Manila, uouu. Vnortr. Uico nn.l especially the rr,D vw,..h .Uu nt. mMn the nr.. connrmatory ot the press report on lieutenant go vernor- E. F. Allen. scandals in the management of af- lifting of the common toilers and fairs in Cuba. His remarks were re- producers, but the advantage of the ceived with marked approval by the j mighty corporations, the multiplying democrats, and his time was extend- 0f the millions of the millionai ed until he had spoken thirty in in- with the eye and the mind set upon utes. those thinirs. the principles upon He ridiculed the Corlis letter and, which rest the security of republican in scathing language, recueu me institutions and the welfare of man wild enthusiasm with which the Puer- kind are forgotten. And I believe the to Kicans must be receiving the car- people will not forjret. 1 believe that Iet-bag government by this admin- they have in tiieir blood the inheri istration, especially with theexample tauce of freedom. I believe that br of Cuban mal administration now be- instinct, as well as by reason, they fore them. will detect this formidable, reckless In conclusion Mr. DeArmond drew a striking contrast tetweeri the colo- freedom and the exploitation of tv- nial government which the adminis- ranny. We cannot afford to plunge down into the slough of corruption. We cannot have scandal piled upon scandal, and the great American lie public the victim. We cannot have the three days bloody battle at of Kansas City. Catubig, which resulted in the heavi Secretary of state est I jss of life that the American field, of .Springfield. -W. L. Porter- Treasurer ster Grove. Auditor W Charles. W. S. Fleminr, of Web- . F. Bloebaum, of St. a. i. : -i i e o movement toward the destruc tion of Ule ,SJtl'm OI amar. It appears that the force was divid eu among several ports on bamar. t ration is inaugurating and the dem ocratic American policies of the ear lier days of the republic. Said he : "Why risk everything that we have. why run not only the serious risk of the vast moral power of this nation omcer' but l,J a wrgeant, either forfeiting and destroying our own thrown with all its tremendous liberties here, but of turning back the weight in the scale of tyranny and hands upon the dial of time and against liberty. bringing the dark ages again as far as it is Dossible for vou to do? Do you know that this grand experi ment here upon this continent, this grand achievement of the American ivtrtu 1 is ait fur la tha iriuriirn t inn and ., , . . I seriously undertake to defend, and the hope of free men the wide world! ... f . . . . over? Is it not a dark and sad dav Interpreters Needed. "Many interpreters will have to come from Michigan and San Juan to assure us of the soundness of leg islation which I think no man will armv has sustained m any one en gagement in the Philippines, yester dav cabled General MacArthur a recpuest for information. The answer was received to-dav Attorney general Samuel F. U'Fal- 7 1 - confirming the press reports, and I Ion. of Oregon adding some interesting details, oen. naiiwav and warehouse comrnis MacArthur transmitted a report sioncr C. C. Crouse, of Pierce City from Henry T. Allen, a maior of the Delegates at lanre 1. M. Hoosr Fcjrty-third Volunteers, who com-1 and I). P. Dyer, of St. Louis: J. I maimed the I nited States troops at Minnis. of Carrollton and C. i. Bur- ton of Nevada. Alternates at large Louis Wood and J. I. Ihastine, of Kansas Litv: and, while details are Btill lacking, it O. M. Wocxl, of St. Louis, and S. C. is believed that this particular force, Walden, of Sedalia. (All negroes. I which was attacked at Catubig, was Electors at large J. W. Moore, of commanded not by a commissioned California, and Joseph E. Black, of Richmond. State cent ral committee "hairman. Thomas J. Atkins ( re-elected ). Members at large Louis P. Aloe. Frank D. Roberts, E. S. Jewett. Charles D. Morris, Samuel W.Jurden, Theodore Lacoff, Henry Laniin, Dr. J. K. S. Crossland. Castoria Is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pm corle, IJrops ami Soothing Syrups, it is IMeasant. contains neither Opium, Morphine uor other Kareetlcl substance. Its nge is its guarantee. It destroys WdrtBsl and allajs Feverislmess. It cures Diarrluea- and W'inifJ Colic. It reliev and FLittileney Stomach and Itowels, giing Iiealtliy ami natural sloea, The ChUdren's Panacea The 3Iothers Friend. res Teething Troubles, cures CoitstipaUca -y. It assimilates the Fmm1, regulates tk' it natu 'riend. CENUIHE CASTOR I A ALVAY Bears the Signature of i m at i i i mmw i 1 I r J The Kind You Have Always Bog In Use For Over 30 Years. THf CCN-TJIUI COMMMV. TT MUMM.V TrCT. NfW VOM CtTV. in this great American republic, in this proud capital of a great nation, when not a voice can be raised offi cially in sympathy with those who are striving desperutelj to maintain or to achieve independence, and wken recklessly, wildly and indifferently you march over great principles and over trie constitution as n it were merely waste paper? The Days of the Fathers. "Do vou believe that in the heroic hich almost without exception, the independent thinkers of our country, without regard to party, have con demned, l think it will take manv interpreters to gloss over and to ex plain what cannot be glossed over and needs no explanation. "You have simply legislated with- George or Hall, both of whom were killed. Catubig, where the engagement oc curred, is a seaport town of nearly 10,000 inhabitants. MacAkthtk's Cablegram. Gen. MaeArthurs cablegram is as follows: "Manila, May 10. With reference to your telegram of 14th. The ru mored engagement in Samar, report ed by cablegram of General Otis, May 4, has been confirmed by reports re cently received from Henry T. Allen, rorty-third Regiment, Cnited States Volugteer Infantry, commanding in Samar Island. That detachment of thirty-one men C0KBETT MAY GO TO CONGRESS. out reference to the constitution Deliberately and recklessly you did Cloned at Catubig was attacked r the constitu- Anru lo l,y00in"n w,th 0 rifles and one cannon. Our men were ouai- that which you knew tion would not authorize you to do. Now the fruits are coming. "There mu6t le a change, and the days of the fathers, in the times when change must come speedily or you men realized that to have lilerty for will convert this republic into an em themselves, to maintain their own pire in fact if not in name government and build up tueirown may be empires under republican institutions, they must resjct the forms. When the people 'cease to rights of others do you telieve that rule and the popular rights are d is in inose aays mere wouiu nave -oeen regarded, when the msse nr fo.- hesitancy and timidity and fear got ten, when special privileges are about expressing sympathy with given to the few at the expense of the tuosewith whom every man who has many , when reckless power asserts a Heart m ins bosom that beats true itself and corruption follows in it to liberty does, I believe, sympathize wake, you have an empire in fact, -tnose struggling lor independence whatever it mav be in name. We tO-day? Ihavfthnil tliBU-nminir . ....... . . . , I o" u nat ottieial voice can be raised the example. We are having it now. here in sympathy for the poor, hard- We are passing through times which pressed lioers, as the vast power of virtually try men's souls and ouo-ht the British empire sweeps down upon to test their patriotism and ouMit to them, as the 400 press sorer and arouse their Ptro-i in Hn tered in a convent, which was fired nextday by burning hemp thrown from an fldiimiinrr rlmn-li The detachment attempted to es - 1 mM ?unvn on JnwiPOtner Ex-Champion Pugilist of the World Seeks a Democratic Nomination. New York, May 17. James J. Cor bet, ex-champion prize fighter of the world, has announced his candidacy for the democratic nomination for congress from the Twelfth district. He will compete in the convention with Congressman McCleUan, th present incumbent, whohas announc ed that he desires renomination. In an interview Corbet t savs: 'As I was iust before Jeffries landed DR. H. M. CANNON, DENTIST, East Side Sqaare, BUTLER, MO. I WILL BE IX FOSTER, the first Mondayin each month! day. MEBWIV. 2nd Monday in rai-h month 3 daya. AMSTERDAM, Wednesday following arcond Monday, 2 daya. AMOEET, Iriday lollowinfr ond Monday i daya ABCMIE, third Monday of raoh month S daya. ADRIAN, 4th .Monday or -a h month I daya. Prepared to do all kind of Oontal work. Con nltatlon Irt-e. II. M. C V .SOS. I. I. 8 DR. W. J. McANINCH, VETEIIINAllY SUII0K0X. Scientifically treats all domestic aui- luals. OlHce at (iailev's Feed Yard Butler, Mo. There caje v riyer- Mtn getting into boat were killed. The remaining men in ireucneu inem selves near tne river and held out two days longer, facing most adverse circumstances, until rescued by Lieutenant Sweenev and ten men. uver 2ui of the attacking party now in a receptive nignt, l am mood. nat are mv principles Jf sent to congress I will endeavor to do the most good for my district, the citv. tate and nation. I have made manv mistakes, but I have never commit ted a dishonest act, and if permitted to enter public life 1 would certainly maintain mv record. Whenever anv, (many of them are reported ha vinr I questionable bill came up foreonsid- come from Luzon island) are report-1 era tion my vote would be cast on the ed killed and manv wounded. Lieu- r'-"1 e sue o nonesty. v l was never more in earnest in mv We have had '"" reruns cue ree Hfe than j Rm now jn this mattr X covered with dead insurgents. have always been a worker. r.d if Killed Sergeants Dustin L. George I sent to Washington I would continue and William J. Hall, corporals Her bert H. Edwards and John F. J Hamilton, cook Burton E. Hess 8M1TII. JOHS L. STANLEY SJVIITH & STANLEY LAWYERS. Office 2Dd ctalri rant of Mo. State Bank. 8. W. Pooley. A. B. Ludwlck DOOLEY & LDDWICK, LAWYERS. Office Over the Poet Office J. 8. FRANCISCO. H.r rr.ipr. Francisco & Clark. LAWYERS, I luiBa'i'a G' CUfk- Ter UlW sorer, and harder and harder, upon their country and its principles. The mu8ician Burt on Wagner, privates the devoted one? How strange it is battle must be made against what is Trettlie Pomslow, Otto B. Loose, to work. I would give the luties of my othce careful consideration and would do just as I have alwavs done in the prize ring my best. w. ... m.c hi iuiS wronsr and what rwkle. fr- dosiag days of this glorious century, right and what is true, and then no official expression can be given of our ,.ountrv, being preserved, bein- sympathy for those who strive to alijrned anew where it ought to be" maintain their independence against counted upon the 8ide where I lie lUilUlO u "UUIU ueSirOT 11 : he on era vr mar.1,U,.a 1, It is given out and is well known the Questions of nnt in,. that the sole purpose and object of which in this wid. srrnmh,p in tha A. I. " . I .1 ' cue iimua empire is to destroy tree hwkless nrosns ,W r.i .1 ".V . I UUM UOl government in tne L-art continent, UDward. have lieen fnrontton l aw to destroy the republics built up by the heroic Boers. Nothing else will satisfy them. A war of destruction, a war of extermination against hu- egated to the rear. (Applause. ) Stephen Annerti. Josenh reil J.hr. E. Kuhn, Ralph H.Zim, Edward Bra- man, Chester A. Conklin. W. E. Col lins, J. J. Kanns. Henrv Dumas. Philip Saling, and George A. Slack, all of company H. forty-third ren- ment L nited States volunteer infat rv. ounded Privates Lester Ruch- WOrth. Harrv V (inl,o,.i T ' -- - i i ill - I i. h.mi.,. ...m... on,Jame H. Clancy, company H, flnest-Iooklnofthemall. forty-third regiment United States My wife tlunks Mother's volunteer infantry. A copy of Henry T. Allen's report W. O. JACKSON, LAWYER, BUTLER, - . MO. Will practice in all the courts. Thos. J. Smith, LAWYER, Office over Bate Countv Bank. " We have three children. Before tae cirtn of the last one my wife usea four bot iwiiuM ui uui uiuuicu, juu fcuma acc ai l snuer, mo USm a glance that the last one Butler, Missouri U rear of rarmera Baak. J. A. S1lTra. Elch Hia. Mi MacArthtk. Washington said: Separated as we are by a world of water from oth- mnn fi(i-tita o m-n.nn-.ilnut Mtml.K I r nations. We HVlftl! if wioa iTdc f. v.- . 1 i : 1 , ,(-tlv-. l (iiiiiir-1. irituuuiiiii i . . . , . . t. v 1 1 v ii i.i . i i .ui naiuni u man VeTerilAV institutions is in progress, and in the surely avoid being drawn into the The Iloilo (Pa nay cable is broken mightiest republic upon the face of labyrinth of their politics and involv- by earthquakes. It is difficult to the earth, in the most glorious re ea in tne,r destructive wars. America procure more definite information public m all history, nothing can be Iua.T think herself happy in having said officially, either because there is the Atlantic for a barrier. I have al- au understanding in secret places I way8 given it as my decided opinion and high places with those in power tnat no nation has a right to inter- in the British Empire which would be module in the internal concerns of violated by it, or because there is another: that everyone has a right that trucklinsr to wealth and n.-.vr to form and adopt whatever rovern in view of which the rights of human- ment hfk like to live under New York. Mav lfi n aim tne principles upon which freedom and liberty must rest in all times and in all lands are overlooked and forgotten. Friend Is the greatest and grandest remedy in the world for exrect ant mothers." Written by a Ken tucky Attornej-at -Law. 4 Silvers & Silrars, DEMOCRATIC SUCCES. . n Antnur Sewell Sats Everr Fvnr Foreshadows It. T lemoo ratio ?uc- lOTaEB'S FBIEHD " aV. ATTOR.VEY8 ;AT LAW Will practice la ail the eourta. An Appeal to the People. 'At a time when those in power are so neglectful of human reckles of human liberty, so ready A farmer says: '"If you bore - ciuarxer men noie into the heart of a bv iruu tree, or any kind of a tree that insects, and till rreTents nine-tenths of the suffering incident to child birth. The coniinr mother's Jisposinon and temper remain uaruined ihroarfcout the ordeal, because tills relax- cess m November is foreshadowel. in -: renetratlnfir Uniment rellCTes the a. . f . . ItiCTiol Hietr.cc A ruv-f..',-n-i Mst.. I llie Opinion OI AUtQUr Sewe Infill in . -i.a uuuiti jiis.iug event tnat can everv is infected with is pretty sure to have a good-natured child. I"he ratlent It krt In a ttrnn or h-itit. the m &Uy manner hf Te an influence up- condition, wfclcn the child also inherits. DR. E. S. BALLARD, PHYSICIAN AKD SCBGEOS. Office over Trimble's Drugstore, Wet oiue oi oquare. L M. CHRISTY. M. D. I S. A. ROE. M.D. llaaa of women and J v.. w ? . DR- CHRISTY & ROE. CWSce The Over Butler Caeh Depart ment Store'Bntler. Mo. Ofllc Telephone . Hoot-s Telethone i FIRE, LIGHTNING TORNADO INSURANCE that giva lute protection. Tie I co in pa nit in the worM. FRANK ALLEN Insurance Ag ; Wi t h M issou ri S t a te Bank, BiuH 1 at Butler Station. ft MOBTH BOCaB, O.B 11 yo. 'HHtt N'O 10. 1 M o. Sll tyx-al rrprht 10lij Sit stock Kxpreaa (loea not earrr paaaeDgera) IHjl OL'TH BOVBD. ItO. 1-11 1 " W .. ...tT.l ft o i .r.m Wo. 311 Local Freight m J- INTEUSTATK DIVISIOV. f ! Jo. 849 Depart Tl! Arrive U B No. K. C. VKDRTO0B1, Af: w r T.-,t...... m. ii. .m ti f . . v. A .nwn v. null fj irrlral anil departora of tralat at ri i KOBTII lOCHD . tf So. 1 KanaaaCHr dallj KvrM.... It l Mall AX' BOt'TR BODBD. Throrirh Port Arthor ExprM,l fl Mo. 4 SI loam Sprln-ra Expreaa Remember tM la tha popular then ! twejen Kanaaa Cttr. Mo., anil rltUbon i jopun. mo . Neoho. Mo.. Sulphur Ark . Slloaro Sprlnra. Ark.. a1 U ' I roata from the aontb to St Loala Cr and point north and northeaat aal U I Oa-den, Saa rranclaco, fortlaad aa4 r1 1 weat and northweat. No fipiM t i' pared to make tba paaaena-er attp J Ibla line aecond to Bona In tba ? ' fir ia tba Be w Una H. C 0' 1 fin'IPui. Irt r.,,MCin.ll' The lie-it Fool for IntelVctav Tboupht. So man ran vot IntellleDtlr !" tblnk lntflliicentlr. In tbiatimeof"t' nronn of wara" tbe greatest aid tolatr tbinklnr and tbe lent food for laui thoorhtia tbat newapaper wblcb F', 1 and Ieat. I Important political Imopi are dallf V more imfiortant. An lnU-UIreBt maAvf " lev of the policy of a nation or a treat ' I party In aonietblnr to le deaired, aad It c j dotv of every citizen to thoroughly lafon It nj-on the leading topica of the day. I The Semi-Weekly Kepablfe la tba r" I nd beet of all oewapapera. Itt telegrai I cable new aervlre excela that of aaf ' aper. It prlnta tbe new newa fatly; not 1 native oornrrenrea but donieatle Bad J dtetant, folly aatheatirated fa'U. '. The Doliciesof the rreat tmlltlral Bar6' now being formed and the candidate ijr now la tbe time to aubicrloe for th kt am of keapina- In toncb wltb tbe wboia tbe SemJ. UeeklV KermtillC. lea worth v of attention la tba v" SaiMla Mavazine. it la replete eacB law tbe beat of i-ecial artlclea writtea by r literary talent, lu Ijeantifnl balf V tratiotu bave alread v made 't famoaa bm! quality and quantity will be preaerved. wa featurea of alwrtnB' Interejit ar trated and enlarird opon In a manner " u uj'u jjt t j iriatrazi nee. r.mw j Interest are aet forth in entartaiaiaf ' L Tbere la bomor In lu par. too, and ' benefit of the ladlea the lats-t Pari t j re each week eir-aiaitely dtplaT4 B"1 1 acrlbed. Tba Republic'! fiucday UAff' atandard . ' The enhaeriDtlon t.rlc of the BenH- Bepnblie i 1 per y-ar. 7 h Kepoblia , Magazine per y-ar. lv,th papr a" being offered at tbe verv low price af B- ,n one year. To aectire thin low rate ho w , ordered and paid for at the ume time. f Ailrxt ail ordera to The iepK- it touia, 3!o. " hole full of drv sulphur, or Calomel on the approaching presidential elec and plug up the hole it will cure tiou- Bryan's nomination, he savs blight, make the tree strong and is certain and the action of Kansas healthy, and in no wavmiure it Thi. c; t,- , , . is a rahmhlA rw-u-.n f J; Clt? invention will be nothing more T c- BOUI-WARE, PhjaJcUn aruJ T SuJ?eon-, Office nortii tide aquaxe. Butler, Mo. DIe am of worn-n and chfl Mother's Friend takes a wife thronrh the crisis auicklv and almost rainlttOT. ir assists In her rapid recovery, and wards en Pectv l5T K 0 m ae" BR. J. T. HULL 5oM by drarzists for SI bottle. ".i., cu i rcti i - - -.. --"- .v- ii uu growers. I i, . - . , . - to do wrono- at. th x ( as the sulphur sroes through ll tDan a ratification of thechoicemade the hope then, as in aU times U ail' tfthetw;1)in? absorbed from the bv the majority of democrats of the j THE BRADFIELD REGULATOR CO. ..itu nr .,Ik Jheart, and makes a good healthy country. atlaxta. ga. "ir- w i t.iir triu-. I I COlOr. Air. Sewell, who has been living Srad for oar free illestrated kock wHtim. -.preasly for ezpectaai motliera. DENTIST. Parlors Over Model Clothing Co. Maw that loLf t C7. . aMUe. aoru alJe aqtLara. BaUtT, Jto, TABLER'S m"S BUCK EYE if gill OINTMENT ; CURES NOTHING BUT Ml A SURE and CERTAIN C known for 15 year th BEST REMEDY for PILE SOLD BT ALL UKrOOIST. L i ty rzzzxszzt ins.