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J MHO III Money for Purchase of Pi nam t Canal Is Hot Expended Soon It Will Lapse. GREAT ENTERPRISE NEAR A CRISIS. Virginia Items. We heard it and jotted it down, What happened in and out of town. Mrs. Geo. Thompson spent last week at Hume doctoring. Her health has been failing for some time. Mies Mamie Boyer, who has been with her sister in Kansas City the past eii weeks, returned to her home 1 int week. ... vy v m i .......... - - . Nov. 4. She had been in poor health for a number of years. She was born In Tennessee 76 years ago. She joined the church in early girlhood, and has ever since been an active I Washington, Nov. 11. Senator worker In her Master's vineyard. Harris, of Kansas, a member of the ... , , H ..1...I1".! I senate committee on luteroceunie e nave Known Moiuer ihipib"ju i . ,. . , canals, expressed Ins opinion in n for 2.1 years Iter nouse was uie cussinff the cann, hitllI1,im thnt if home of the Free Methodist preach president Roosevelt dms not expand em dnrinir that time and how much any of the $40,000,000 appropriated at " I . . . M . llur i.n-Tmnrl e l hi session or conjfrcss iur imr fin n i ii Georgia Officers Resorted to Uon. sual Method to Extort Partic ulars of a Crime. All Appropriation Mot l"e1 Before the 4th o( March Caenot He lied-Colom-bla It 1'oable to rUtlfT a Treaty tun It Una Bad 50 LecWlatle Body for Three Yean. longer we know not. died 25 years ago, and since then a son and daughter have passed over. She was dearly loved by all her neighbors. Funeral service were held at her home, conducted by her purchase of the property of the Pan ania Canal company before March 4 next, the date of the expiration of the Fifty-seventh congress, the en tire appropriation will lapse, and a new law will have to be enacted, and iou n .mm. .i.riutinn liifiile if the pastor, nfter which the remains were negation, are to be carried on laid to rest In the Forbes gmveyard after that time. Mr. Harris declared near Vinton. that it wus a well-known fact that FrnnV Zinn's little rrirl. who has appropriations made by congress. " I II . J I. ..a I, fltll 111 tft Ueu very sick with fever tor some lKh iU ,, ,lf tlmt wngrvM. time, is reported much letter. jn discussing the likelihood of a pay- Rev. Bertha J. Rowers of Trenton, Mo., In the employ of the W. C. T. U. spoke at Virginia Friday uightnnd Suturdny night, Sunday morning and night. Her lectures were grand and to the point. 1 wish some of the late speakers in the campaign had been there and heard her. They surely would have prepared different kiud of speeches for the next cam paign, especially thechurch members. The Virginia baud rendered some fine music, for which the lady thanked them. She organized a W. C. T. U. which we hope will continue to work for the uplifting of young men and women. They will hold their first meeting Saturday night at the church. Tiiev nre niter the old men who use tobacco. That Ih where to commence, example is what tlieyoung people want. Miss Icy Jenkins visited Miss Clara Dillon and Mrs. M I). Maloney. Miss Dillon leaves Thursday for her home at Pasis, 111., after a four months' visit with her aunt and other rela tives. Frank Adlson, of Panama, was In Vlrurinla Saturday of last week. He purchased a red hog. Judge and Mrs. J. W. McFadden entertained Miss Bower while she was In Virginia talking prohibition, One Prohibitionist voted last Tues day for T. K. Lisle. Some on the other side think it strange that he j! a . .nr. i a. . . . U1U DUi II o auun HUM n uu mo son was, but do know that the Dem ocrats were the orif, nal prohibition ists from 1848 to 1854 when another party came into power repealed the Democratic laws. I don't blame a person for not voting wfth a party which is running 2G0.000 saloons to- day in the United States and who got up the infernal system in 1862 of taking a revenue of the appetite of the men and women of the United Sates. We believe he chose wisely between the two old parties; help the men that needed help is the golden rule. The people of Virginia were shock ed last Wednesday when the mail ment of some portion of the $10,000,- 000 before the 4th of March, the sen ator called attention to the faet that before the property could be ucipi'ired a trcuty would have to bo ratified by the en;te of the United .States anil by the legislative body of the Cohan- bian government. 1 lie loiomiunn government has had no legislative body for three years and is now in a state or revolution, n woum mn, therefore, almost nu impossibility for the president to have a treaty nego tiated and ratified by the two govern ments in the short time now remain ing before the expiration of the pres ent congress. MASON FREE, NEGRO HELD. Tbe Sensational Morton ami McFhee Mur der Caaei at New Cambridge, Ma., Take a Sensational Turn. Cambridge, Mass., Xov. 11. The dis charge of Alan G. Mason, the lioston club man, accused of the inurUer or Clara A. Morton, of Waverly, a week ago last Sunday night, occurred lues day. The government lawyer an nounced that an investigation had failed to disclose evidence sulllelent to hold the accused man und ordered tl discharge of Mason. Almost imme diately George L. 0. Terry, a young negro, who had been held as a wit ness against Mason, was charged witn lhe murder of Miss Morton. lie pleaded not guilty and wus remunde. without bail for a hearing .Novembe 18. After his release, Mason held an informal reception and after a short time was driven to his home in lsos- ton. A o has most remarkable tonic feroper- ties for all who live in malarial dis- Malaria and triers. A never-failing remedy for i .1 j. All DmrTla. A u e Cvrcali maiarui iscabcs. rrtte,Ma. I TWO oTs'TINGUISHtD GUESTS I), llrerod Ad- LUTERATE NEGRO WAS THE SUBJECT. Bat At-t J HI. to 3 8 hack stoDDed at the office with a a s dead man, who had died on the road from Butler. The man was Ed Penny who had (rone to Butler with the mail man full of life and health and was brought back dead. He had served in the Philippine war, return ing last spring to his home at Am oret. He was to have been married this winter, the lady attended the funeral. Dr. Renick held an inquest at A more t Thursday. Mrs. G. W. Park is still confined to her home with an injured knee. Aaron. Il'reacher Elope with Ynttnc (ilrl. Morehend,.. Kytt v,. 11. (jrent ex citement has been created by the ar rest and return to this city of ( .'hark Cox, a well-known minister and ivlu cator, who eloped from here with th 17-year-old laughter of Colunilm Quissey, u prominent citizen of More- head. The couiile were apprehend e at Olive Hill, in Carter county, and brought back. CdX has a wife and five children, and occupied a high po sition in the community. Cro.e Will Conteat Klcrtlon. Oklahoma City, Ok., Nov. 11. Wil liam Cross, the defeated democratic candidate for delegate to congress, will contest McGuire, the republican candidate. Iteturns show McGwire 350 ahead, but Cross claims that five townships In Comanche county were illegally thrown out, .which, if count ed, would give him 78-majoriiy. He Had Cnnfeeaed to Two Mardera. toted That a Whlta Mae Bind Commit the Deed After Heine Pat Into a Trance He CoaUrued tha Story frevlouulT Told. Suvannnh. Ga., Nov. 11. Hypnotism has been applied us a test to a former onviet named Miller, a negro who confessed to lhe iinirder of Gngie Uour)tiiii and his colored body serv ant. Miller claimed thut lie waa lured by a white man to kill Hour iiiin. His confession has been gen erally regarded as a pure fabrication und he was put under hypnotic iullu- nee in order to prove or disprove hia strange story. Miller in his trance said he did not fire the idiots that killed ltoiiriiin, but that he heard them and kuew who fired them, lie was put Into a buggy with two olllcers and made to go through what he alleges to liave been in connection with the trageily. Still In a trance he drove into the country and pointed out the exact locality where he claims the ahoot iiiL' occurred. Miller described mi nutely four men who, according to his story, murdered 15ouruln. Miller is Illiterate, being aide neither to reail or write. His story Is not believed to lie true in spite of its appurcut hypnotic confirmation. CHAFFEE IS HOME AGAIN. After Three Year la the Far K Me Reaohei San FrancUco, Though Voy age Wu l'erlluua. Sun Francisco, Nov. 11. The United States transport Sunnier arrived in port this evening from the Philip pines, after a most stormy and peril ous voyage. Shortly after leaving Yokohumu the vessel encountered one of those terrific storms peculiar to Ahiutic waters the typhooii. llouts were smashed, portions of her rig-1 ttiiig carried away, and during the itight-of thentorm tt lHiiiieH-wMtorH lrom its fastenings und struck Mrs. Chaffee's stateroom with terrific force. On bourd the transport were Gen. Aduu U, Cliullce auU wire, unu Vice Gov. Wright, of the Philippine commission, acoinpauicd by Mrs. Wright, den. Chaffee hus been ab sent from the country for over three vears. durinir which time duty culled him to Cuba, to China, and to the Philippines. His services in China were such that be waa recognized the world over us a tactician of wonder ful knowledge and force, and a diplomat of unusual ability. To (ien. Chaffee's efforts wus due the speedy and neaceful settlement of the Chi nese difficulty, und in recognition of hia services in China he was detuiled to go to the Philippines to bring nli.mt n more harmonious condition of affairs. ASK YOUR WIFE ? s And there is nothing nicer for a present than CMXAWARE. And then Christmas will soon liehere. You have been prosp rous. Come and buy your wife that new Bet of dishes you promised her. The Election is Over, j And you all know why It went the way It did. It did not suit all of us, but let's be sweet and try and make ourselves comfortable for the winter. . And she will tell yon who has the largest and best assorted line of Imported and domestic chinaware. We bought it right and are sell ing it right and are selling it at lower prices than ever before.. Come in and look it over. This will be a . If l.rno 8 1 ri..laad u IHnllratloa of ew Chamber of Coanwree Helldlo. New York. NovTHT-Wi-h the preai- Lw. (Roosevelt) and a f t rmer presi- I " - Ctatnl dent (Cleveland) of the l its guests of honor aim r .iv of forenrn p"uu"- i ..V... jli.'tintriiiwii I'll iciduu-, v vnpir nniiiiM-r tn lu"""- j.i:...l It liiiilcmcr ia this mill IT unuraii" city tc-day. The new building, a handsome structure of white marble, I. .ituated in Liberty alreerbet-w Nassau and Broadway. The proceed wr. fiened with n prayer of dedication by Rev. Morgan Uix. rector of Trinity church. An address of wel come by Morris K. Jessup. president of the chamber, followed, and then the oration of the .lay was delivered by Former President G rover Cleve land. The address of President Roos it ..u...-ul nnil was brief. When Mr. Cleveland rose to apeak he waa greeted with loud cheers from the assemblage, nnd several times in his ieech he was Interrupted by ap plause. At the conclusion of Mr. Cleveland's address. Morris K. Jeaaup, president of the chamber, announced that President Roosevelt, although i.t.. fin- the banauet reservnijf iim - . t.. t.n.l winupntea to lie" fl l. aW I a taxm wonls. AS I rfl"" V? I j .,,,.. ,-,1 , address the cham- I) Ha May Be a Fraud. Decatur, Ala., Nov. 11. For several days past a negro has been in this locality advising negroes to leave Ala bama and go to Liberia, Africa. Thug far he has succeeded in getting about 100 families to promise to go with him. He Is charging thein a fee of $2, and some say he is a fraud. Law ton to Have Waterworks Lawton, Ok., Nov. 11. The city council has awarded the contract for a waterworks system to cost $104, 958. Nine miles of mains will be laid, The United States government paLIJ for the system from money derive3 from the sale of town lots. She WuiiMl'I Ilctnru to Him. Auroro. Mo.. Sov. 11. Lynn Wil liamson shot and fatally wounded his wife here yesiciday evening, board ed a westbound 'Frisco truin and escaped. Mrs. WUliamson recently went to Kansas City, where she ob- tnincil ii divorce. She returned to Aurora for a visit and Williamson asked her to live with him again. When she refused he drew a revolver and shot her, the ball passing through the abdomen. Smaller Guna Are Hoomlnit Cannon. Phirncro. Nov. 11. A maturity of ' o ' - the Illinois delegation to congress Fathered here yesterday and indorsed Congressman Cannon, of the Eight eenth Illinois district, for speaker of the house of representatives to suc- "ceecT" Speaker-Hendi mittee, with Congressman Mann as chairman, was appointed to further Cannon's interests. You Will Need A good substantial, up-to-date heater. What is the matter with tho Wilson heater, ami for something more elubornte, see the stove that takes all the Gold Medals wherever shown The (birlnnd Oak. We ueed hardly mention lhe Peoria Hound Oaks, as well as wood heat ers, for one lmlf of the children in Hnts Co. here is one of them in Butler that bus been burnt steadily for twenty-one winters, and we expect to celebrate Its Bilver wedding four years from now. We have au elegant stock .of groceries, fruits canned, dried and fresh lrom the tree. Meats of all kinds. We carry the largest stock of hardware, pumps, har ness and robes In the county "and big three in wagons are still rolling out of our ware house; Scbutler, Mitchell and Moline. Highest prices paid for seed, and all coun try produce. We want some fine turkeys for Thanksgiving. Your frleuds, BenneMtalefJeicJo, her. the whole ussemoiago ro cheered. Iowa Mar "e.e Hallrtlna. Des Moines. Ia., Nov. ll.-The state of Iowa is going to mane nn ru.. . make a partial saving on the building which will stand for the sxaie " " T ..,,ll,,r,v. Purchase exposition In St. 7 I . '... . v. Jf Louis In mot. A nuii.ung i i , erected with special reference to hav- J Ing it so constructed that It can be t moved Into Iowa after the exposition tl Is over, and with a view to having it 4 as useful as possible after it Is re- V moved to Iowa and erected again. 0 ' Greeting to the Hanker. M New Orleans, Nov. 11. The Arocri can Honkers' association began its $ annual meeting here Tuesday. Ad- a A dresses of welcome were niuoe Dy 5? Aetinir Mavor Mehle. City Attorney the Welcomes und delivered Ida annual report. C Vf Hnrrlfled Speotatnrii Saw Him Die. Chariton, Ia., Nov. 11. Hundreds of horrified spectators saw Thomas Baxter, an aged resident of Chariton, cremated in a fire which destroyed Ms residence last night. The blnzing body could be seen through the win dows of tho burning house. There is much mystery surrounding the case and it Is thought he was murdered and the house set on fire to conceal the crime. MlMoar! Town Vote to Advance. Linneus, Mo., Nov. 11. The city of Linneus has just voted to erect an tile 2 I city Pnrk and purchase a fire en- V I gine, al fo be owned and managed by ii the Pity fine, modern Ljaneus has just built On FarniLoans ' DUVALL & PERCIVAL, BUTLER, M0. ffer inducements in the matter, of "longimeT-esT-paymentg, liberal " terms and fair treatment. schuojlioue, paid the last bond on the city hull and expect" -to have her electric lijjht plant "l Prohahly a rumpmnilna. Washington, Nov. 11. It l freely dieted in diplomatic circles that on the tftT" rebate to be allowed upon Cubon suar niid tolmcco enter ing the United Stules there will be a compromise between the ii per cent jj."tif(:h the United States government ja wiii(iy ft allow, and the 50 per cent which the cuouas ficmnna. fulled Trlvrera wilh Ppker. Bloemlnjrton, 111., Nov. 11. A horrit We suicide of a wealthy farmer, John Werner, of ncur Mason City, vrb dis covered this morning. He blew out his heart with a shotgun. After plae- aewtl Boya Were Cleaning; Onn. - Ottumwa, Ia., Nov. 11. Frank Per ldns. 17 vears of age, is dead; Asal Noe. 20 years old, is minus a hand; Oliver Fothergill has a bullet In hia thigh and Frank Cejka may die aa ofotBBfjStf xne resun oi u vuicich tAouuuouvyu . of shoteuns by the four youths. The boys were cleaning the guns prepara tory to going hunting. A Startling Surprise. I, Very few could believe in looking at A. T. Hoadley, a healthy, robust blacksmith of Tilden, Ind., that for ten years he suffered such tortures from rheumatism as few couldendure and live. But a wonderful change followed his taking blectric Bitters. ''Two bottles wholly cured me," he writes, "and I have not felt a twinge in over a year." They regulate the kidneys, purify the blood and cure rheumatism, neuralgia, nervousness, improve digestion and give perfect health. Try them. Only 50ctsat H. L. Tuckers drug store. Ulrl Killed a Negro llurfclar. Poplar Dluff, Mo., Nov. 11. Miss Lula Dees shot and killed Sumner Johnson, a negro, when he was at tempting to force an entrance into her home. Johnson has a brother In the penitentiary for an attack on an other white woman. Farm Loans At vervlow rates. No delay. Money ready. Any land owner wanting to borrow will find it to hia advantage to call and get our rates. The Walton Tbust Company, Butler, Mo. Fob Bale A choice list of farms Call or write lor prices and terms. A. 8. MILLH0BN. 40.(1 Beat Estate Ag't, Butler, Mo. Tariff Snoordlnated to TraeM. Washington, Nov. 11. The presi dent's message will unquestionably deal with both the control of trusts and the revision of the tariff; bnt the tariff question will be subordinated in a most marked manner to- that of the trusts. : A Horn Broke Hia Meek. Poplar Bluff, Mo., Nov. 11. John Walter, a wealthy farmer near here, was thrown from hia horse while chasing cattle. His neck was broken and he died. He settled In this county in 1840. Farmer to Try Batten Columbia, Mo Nov. 11. Tha Jur to try Col. Ed Butler, of St Louiv consists of 11 farmers and om msf hast. . Spectacular Fire on Bl Bride. New York, Nov. 11. The new East riwtr bridge, In process of construc tion between New York and Brook lyn, vma damaged to the amount of at least $500,000 Inst night by a fire that for four hours raged 355 feet 4n the air, on the aummit of the great steel tower on the New York side. A Solclde at 82. Salt Lake City, Nov. 11. A special to the Tribune from Wellsvllle, Utah, says: William Bichards, aged 82, of WellsviUe, committed suicide yester day afternoon by hanging. He was a veteran of the Crimean war. Bradford tnra Gorerament Control. Washlnirton. Nov. 11. Government control of all wirelese telegrapk sta tions along the coasts of the United States Is recommended by Rear Ad miral Royal B. Bradford, chief of the bureau of eaulDment. in his annual report. Stole S2.O0O la SUrer. Denver, Col., Nov. 11. A special to he News from Tucaon, Axit., says mnVH men held no the office: and store of the Sierra de Cobra Min- tne gcene threatening to burn the fog company near Cananea, Hex a npDTO j , o nnn l .11... I o OUR GREATEST NEED in a financial way Just now is a larger demand for loans We have a large surplus, which is steadily growing larger. The situation, therefore, compete us again announce that we are in need of desirable loans. The terms and conditions of our loaning ars such as to make them acceptable to all good borrowers. MISSOURI STATE BANK; ing the muzzle of the weapon against his heart, and the butt of the gun on jthe floop, hp milled both triggers with PPer- , : V . Kotielenf fElerated Train. , Bloomlngton, 111,, Nov. 11. A Bloomington Inventor, James Keeraiit thinks that he has solved the prob lem of noiseless elevated trains. He has invented a wooden wheel which ! tinvtr Viplncr crivn A iaai. nn nna r4 wnipo g reai jjungrs pre prenictea, Call for Single Statehood Convention. Oklahoma City, Ok., Noi. li. The executive committee of the gin&U Statehood association of Oklahoma, and Indian territory met here and voted to call a convention to be held t Clnremore, I. T., on Wednesday, DeueiMbpr j). The call was issued for POO delegates. tfot Friebdlr in tfx fiKlnrnj. Jyondon, Nov. 11. Tlip English press (Boatinues to regard the German em perors visit with suspicion and dlfr trust. He is not lampooned or parjpty - turea, dux 11 is generally assumed he is here for business purposes and must not be allowed to have what he wants. Lynching Is Imminent AwirStop, Ala., November 8. The state troops haw been ordered out here to prevent the lynching of a negro who attacked lxs. iljiapw and who is said to have been .caught near Anniston. A mob of 1,008 is at fonleejr Ha Undo Coofeaelon. prankfot-t," Ky" Nov. 11. Henry VA.lt.4A. J A I .1 I . . serving life sentence for the G6f bel murder, has signed confession giving the details of the plot and the Luck in Thirteen. Bvsendinflr 13 miles Wm. Soirev. of Walton b urnaoe, Vt., got a box of confession is In the hands of the sUta Bucklen's Arnica Salve, that wholly I attorneys. cured a norriDie rever sore on nis leg. kTolirig else could. Positively cures bruises, efans. ulcers, eruptions, boils, burns, corns and piles Only 25c.- Guarantee?' ojrWh- Tucker, druggist. Lay Mot Up Tronaares on Bnrth. Columhln .Xfn N 11 TV- v ' , ., . .uo jiumo , or Kev. Winders, pastor of the Chris tian church, was entered and a $100 tya?ch nnd several dollars in money stolen. W ''ii'c; - .