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Lawn Furniture.
We have about 175 pieces of furniture, in the shape of
chairs, settees and rockers, suitable for porch ani lawn
One third off the regular price to close them out. All col-
ors: come early if you want a bargain.
Kitchen Copboard,$5.25
Made of elm, finished in
golden, has glass doors, ad
justable shelves, and place
below for linen. Worth $9.50
Dining Tables
And Up.
Overflow From the Wires In a Con
densed Form.
Gen. Maya Rodriguez, a very distin
guished officer of both the Cuban revo
lutions, died at Havana.
Zemro A. Smith, for the last thirteen
years associate editor of the Indianap
olis Journal, is dead. He was sixty
five years old.
H. A. Losier, sixty-six years old, died
of heart disease in the Waldorf-As
toria hotel in New York. Mr. Losier
was president of the Boulay Spectacu
lar Art company.
Edward Coer Dubois, formerly an
engineer of railways in Michigan, died
at Lima, Peru. He had been a resi
dent of Peru for thirty-two years and'
was much respected.
Patterson Stewart, one of the best
known horsemen in the United States,
and who in years past had owned some
of the fastest horses in the country,
died at his home in Kansas City of par
The Euclid Avenue National bank
and the Park National bank of Cleve
land, under an agreement reached be
tween the directors of the two con
cerns, will be consolidated. The new
bank will be known as the Euclid
Park National. It will have a capital
of $1,500,000.
and Quotations From Grain
Live Stock Centers.
St. Paul, May 27. Wheat No. 1
Northern 78(&79 l-2c No. 2 Northern,
[email protected] No. 3, [email protected] Corn
No. 3, [email protected] No. 4, [email protected] 45c no
grade, [email protected] RyeNo. 2, [email protected]
BarleyMalting grades, 45 55c: feed
grades, [email protected]
Minneapolis, May 27. WheatNo.
1 hard, 81 l-8c No. 1 Northern,
79 7-8c No. 2 Northern, 78 7-8c.
Duluth, May 27. Wheat No. 1
hard, 81c No. 1 Northern, 79c No. 2
Northern, 77c flax, $116 oats, 34 1-2
g)35c rye, 50c barley, [email protected]
Milwaukee, May 27. Wheat No.
1 Northern, S3 l-2c No. 2 Northern, 82
@82 l-2c July, 73 l-4c. Rye firm No.
1, 53 1-2c. Barley lower No. 2, 59c
cample, [email protected] Oats lower standard,
36 [email protected] CornJuly, 44 3-8c
Chicago, May 27. Wheat No.
2 red, 80c No. 3 red, [email protected] No. 2
hard winter, [email protected] No. 3 hard win
ter, 7277c No. 1 Northern, spring,
[email protected] No. 3 spring, 73 80c. Corn
Cash, No. 2. 45c No. 3. 44 1-2
44 3-4c. OatsCash, No. 2, 33c No. 3.
Sioux City, Iowa. May 27. Cattle
Beeves, $4 4.90 cows, bulls and
mixed, [email protected] stockers and feed
rs, [email protected] calves and yearlings,
$34.50. Hogs, [email protected] bulk, $5.90
Chicago, May 27. Cattle Good
prime steers, [email protected] stockers and
ieedera. *a5dL55 cows. SI.60 4.50:
croods at cany price are not cheap and it is not economy to buy a thing'without
merit even at a little price. We've built a reputation for selling goods that you
are better pleased years after than
when you first get them.
This does not mean that our
prices are high. It means simply
that we buy in unusually large
quantities, and can and do sell for
actually less than some dealers
pay. We do and always will give
our customers benefit of every
cent we can save by big buying.
Our terms are carefully com
putedbased upon a fair return
for our money and upon tha con
venientability of the great bulk of
the people to pay.
Oak Dresser, $9.95
Made of oak and finished
in golden, has 3 good sized
drawers a good, size 14x24
French Oval Bevel Plate
Mirror. Worth $12.50
Book Cases, $4.50
Will buy a neat book
case, made of birch, polished
finish in mahogany, adjust
able shelves with brass rods,
one of the best Grand Rap
ids makes worth $12.00.
Trading Stamps Given with
all Spot Cash Purchases
heifers, $2.&[email protected] calves, $2.0
Texas-fed steers, [email protected] Hogs
Mixed and butchers, [email protected] good
to choice heavy, [email protected] light, $6
G.85 bulk of sales, $6.35 6.60.
SheepGood to choice wethers. $3.75
@5.25 fair to choice mixed, $3.75
4.75 Western sheep, $4.50 5.25:
native lambs, $4.50 7.10 Western
lambs, [email protected]
South St. Paul, May 27. Cattle
Good to choice steers, [email protected] good
to choice cows and heifers, [email protected]
good to choice feeding steers, [email protected]
4.25 common to fair stock steers, $2'S)
2.75 steer calves, [email protected] good to
choice milch cows, [email protected] Hogs
Price range, [email protected] bulk, $6.10
6.25 light and inferior grades, $5.90
6.15. Sheep Good to choice shorn
lambs, [email protected]: good to choice
shorn yearling wethers, $4.75 6
heavy, [email protected] good to choice shorn
ewes, medium weight, [email protected] heavy,
$34 culls and stock ewes. [email protected]
It May Mean a Big Strike.
Chicago, May 27.The general man
agers of the railroads met yesterday
and decided not to grant the 25 per
cent increase demanded by the freight
handlers. It is said to be the Inten
tion of the roads to refuse any in
crease or compromise whatever. This
I will cause a strike if the threats of the
freight handlers are carried out. Un
less the railroads offer to compromise
I or arbitrate the indications are that
Chicago commerce will soon be greatly
i reduced, if not stopped, by anotiier
fi eight handlers' strike.
O'Reilley a Bishop.
Rome, May 27.The congregation of
the propaganda has finally decided to
recommend the division of the arch
diocese of Oregon and the appoint
ment of Rev. Charles J. O'Reilley, pas
tor of the Church of the Immaculate
Heart of Mary of Portland, Or., to be
bishop of the new diocese. The whole
matter is subject to the approval of
the pope.
Heirs to Fortune.
Marquette, Mich., May 27.Charles
Miller, a laundryman of this city, and
his brother Isadore, have been notified
by Sacramento (Cal.) attorneys that
they, with seven other nephews and
nieces, are the heirs to the estate of
Mrs. Charles Miller, who died in tha
city recently. The estate is worth in
the neighborhood of $100,000.
Charged With Forgery.
Chillicothe, Ohio, May 27.John M.
Mulford, secretary of the National In
surance union, was arrested at Chi
cago yesterday by Sheriff Deyine of
this city. Mulford was under indict
ment, charged with forgery.
Not All Graduates Become Farmers.
A census of over 1,000 graduates of
the Massachusetts Agricultural col
lege shows that one in three of them
aae uow farmers.
Big Crop \f 1904 Will Be Properly
Housed When It Comes.
Duluth, Slinn., May 27Duluth is to
have threto new grain elevators, to he
completed in time for the new crop of
1004. There have been rumors of
new houses, but the first definite in
formation was received in a communi
cation to the common council, in
which the Eastern Elevator company,
the Pioneer Steel Elevator company
and McCarthy Bros, jointly petition toe
the vacation of a part of a certain plat
on Rice's Point, where all three are to
be constructed. The flrst-mentionea
will build a million-bushel plant, cost
ing $200,000, with other associate im
provements costing $25,000 more the
Pioneer Steel company will build a big
elevator, costing $300,000, and the Mc
Carthy Bros.' house will cast the
same. The latter's capacity will be
1,500,000 bushels.
Employers Become Suspicious and
Set Detectives on His Track.
Milwaukee, May 27.In order to ob
tain money ta prepare for his wedding
to a Chicago society girl and provide
a suitable home, William A. Schacht,
representing George W. Heath & Co.
of New York, embezzled nearly a thou
sand dollars from the firm, according
to his own confession, and further op
erations by him along the same line
were prevented only by the fact that
his employers became suspicious.
Schacht was arrested at Whitefish
Bay, two miles north of therclty limits,
by Detectives Schweitzer and McMan
us of the cfcy force and Charles Mar
low, a detective representing the firm.
He had been at the village for the last
thiee days living in seclusion on his
honeymoon, and the officers took him
completely by surprise. His wife is
still in Ignorance of his arrest.
Catholic Pastor Appeals to the Protes
tants to Fight Divorce.
Milwaukee, May 27. A movement
to stamp out the practice of divorce or
at least reduce the number of cases to
the minimum was begun here yester
day by the Protestant and Catholic
churches. At a meeting of the Mil
vaukee Ministers association Father
Caesidy of Chicago spoke on the evils
of divorce and aetked the co-operation
of the Protestant churches in the field
in which the Cauiolic church has so
long striven. Ten years ago said Fath
er Cassidy, there were only 10,000 di
vorces a year, while now the number
is 19,000. He said that in New York
there was one divorce to every twenty
marriages in Philadelphia, one to
nineteen: in Boston, one to eighteen,
and in LihiC&CQ OT1P to Tlilll'
Great Saving of Coal.
Doubling the size of a steamer
halves the consumption of coal per
ton of displacement.
Washington, May 27. Postmaster
General Payne yesterday summarily
dismissed Daniel V. Miller, assistant
attorney in the office of the assistant
attorney general for the postofflce de
partment, on the charge of accepting a
bribe in connection with the case of
Johr J. Ryan & Co., charged with
fraudulent use of the mails. A war
rani has been issued for Miller's ar
Another warrant has been issued for
the arrest of a man who is charged
with being the partner or a ?o-betwee
in the transaction. A postoffice in
spector has gone West from Cincin
nati to effect the arrest, which is ex
pected to occur to-day. The bribe is
alleged to have been accepted at Cin
cinnati last December.
Miller came here from Terre Haute,
Ind., about two years ago. He was ap
pointed by former Assistant Attorney
General James N. Tyner.
Wanted by Inspectors.
The charge against Miller has been
under investigation for three months.
The Ryan company was a turf invest
ment concern which operatea at St.
Louis and Covington, Ky. Its meth
ods and working operations are said
to be similar to those of the Arnold
company, which figured conspicuously
in the postoffice investigation.
Postoffice Inspector W. F. Wickery,
In charge at Cincinnati, and Postoffice
Inspector R. M. Fulton at St. Louis,
recently were given fulll charge of the
case. Complaint was made by Inspect
or Fulton before a United States com
missioner in Cincinnati Saturday and
then a warrant was issued for Miller
and the other party. Inspector Fulton
immediately came to Washington,
while another inspector went west
from Cincinnati to make the other ar
rest Inspector Fulton yesterday ex
hibited the papers in the case to Unit
ed States District Attorney Ecach.
Miller is in the custody of a postoffice
inspector and
His Formal Arrest
will follow to-day. Miller was at nls
desk all day yesterday. He was called
into the office of Assistant Attorney
General Rcbb shortly after 3 o'clock
in the afternoon and notified of his im
mediate dismissal and of the steps
thai had been taken.
The Ryan company was the bene
ficiary under a dec*-ion of the assis
tant attorney general of the postoffice
department, made several ninths ago,
subsequent to the decision in the
Arnold case, and couched in practical
ly the same terms as that decision,
Those decisions declared the concerns
named to be free to use the mails.
It is stated that the amount offered
Miller as a bribe aggregated several
thousand dollars and was in the form
of a cash payment, followed by a
check. This payment is alleged to
have taken place in Cincinnati, so that
case will be tried there, probably in
the October term of the court. Mr.
Miller probably will give bail for his
appearance at that time.
Native Indians and Eskimos in a Dis
tressing Condition.
Washington. May 27.The war de
partment was informed some time ago
that the native Indians and Eskimos
in Alaska weve in a starving condition,
and at once instructed Gen. Funston,
commanding the department of the
Columbia, to report on the conditions.
The reports of suffering came particu
larly from Nome. Gen. Funston has
submitted a preliminary report in
which he says steps will be taken im
mediately to ascertain through army
officers in Alaska the extent of the des
titution. The general contemplates
visiting Alaska, when he will make
further inquiry.
Minnesota Scribes in Washington.
Washington, May 27. About 150
members of the Minnesota Editorial
association, many of them accompa
nied by their wives, arrived in Wash
ington yesterday. They will remain
four days and will be entertained
handsomely by MinnesOtans resident
in this city. The party will visit all
points of interest in and about the Na
tional capitol. On Thursday evening
the local Minnesota Association will
tender the visitors a reception.
Killed Her Husband.
Marshfield, Wis., May 27. ftfrs.
Matt Grossbeier shot and instantly
killed her husband yesterday after
noon. They had not lived together
for a month and it is claimed he broke
Into the house and assaulted her.
Glandered Horses Shot.
Fergus Falls, Minn., May 27.
Glanders has broken out among the
horses in the town of Orwell, and the
hoard of health has ordered several be
longing to N. J. Hubbard and Mr. Ben
son shot.
Geniuses Not Very Successful in
Choosing Helpmates.
Many great men had curious expe
riences with their wives. The poet
Heine on the day after his marriage
drew up a will, in which he be
queathed all he possessed to his wife
on condition that she married again.
He desired, he said, that at least one
man should regret his death. Field
ing, the novelist, married a serving
maid. Sir Thomas More's wife
scolded him on the eve of his execu
tion. Milton had trouble with both
of his wives, nor was his the monopo
ly of the martyrdom. Hazlitt's wife
cared nothing for his ability. Her
temper was intense, and the tragedy
of the unsympathetic played itself
to the hitter end. Coleridge left his
wife and children without an apology
or. farewell and never would see
them again. Moliere at the age of
40 married an actress, aged 17. She
ran away from him. Shelley married
an inkeeper's daughter. He soon de
serted her and she committed sui
cide. Alexander the Great used his
sword against women rather than for
them, and one of his favorite pas
times was beating his wives wiui
the flat of his steel blade.
Nothing but Water Colors, According
to Talkative Nurse.
A certain lady of title recovered
from a rather severe illness. An
adept with the brush and a regular
exhibitor of water colors in connec
tion with the local art gallery, it was
self, supposed she had overworked her
When the doctor was called in an.
old nurse, who had been in the family
many years, bored the medical man
with her opinions as to the cause of
the attacty.
"It's them long hours an' hard work
of the paintin' what's done it," she re
marked directly she law him. The
doctor was preoccupied and scarcely
heard the remark.
"Has her ladyship exhibited any
traces of hysteria?" he suddenly de
manded, turning to the talkative
"Oh, no, sir," was the unexpected
reply, "they was water colors, all on
'emreal beauties, too!"
Donkey Partial to Panamas.
Samuel Wilkins of Pittsburg will re
turn home without the $150 Panama
hat which he wore when he came here
ten days ago.
Mr. WilKins threw his Panama hat
on the sands and read a book. A
beach-front donkey happened to be
running loose The animal espied the
Panama hat on the sand, and, believ
ing that it was some kind of choice
hay fit for a good meal, it very com
placently started in, and was on the
last morsel of the hat when Mr. Wil
kine looked up ana saw what was go
ing on.
At first he felt like killing the don
key. Then he wanted to whip the
owner. But he did neither. He re-
to his ideas and those of the class
to which he was born he could hard
ly have acted otherwise without be
coming an object of general con
tempt. His last statement at the
covered his composure, strolled up the hostess and its guests. This strong
walk, and bought a twenty-live cent serene, white-haired woman is a great
straw tile.Baltimore Sun. power for good in the progress of the
i world.
Took Thorough Revenge.
A Russian who is now a porter in
a hotel in Vladivostok served out a
sentence of twenty years' imprison
aoiu^ro u." -i-u- number of horses which are
ment in Siberia for murdering the mense uum
inhabitants of a. whole village in -j being sent constantly from this and
order to avenge the insult that had other countries tp South Africa Yet
heen offered by the marriage of his the great "expenditure of horses
flnancee to another man. According caused by the Boer war wl11 not ma
terially affect the world's visible sup
ply. In the Argentine Republic there
are more horses than there are human
beings, the proportion being 112 horses
to every 100 of population. In Central
man is "sufficient "to"prove that he Siberia there are 85 horses to every
considered he had acted justly. The i 100 inhabitants, and In this country
president having asked him if he i the proportion is said to be 22 to every
had anything to say in his own de
fense, "It is a pity," he replied, can buy an ordinary peasant's horse
"that two men should have sur- for about $7.
Edward Egg.eston's Creed. I
"Never postpone youf happiness ton*800
running in debt to the future." The
littie preposition to this creed ren
ders it somewhat difficult to follow,
and then, too, there is more happiness
In lotting on what is to come. As
that l?tie boy said when asked why
I he looked so sorrowful, "Why, I
haven't a single thing to lot upon!"
It is the ^lotting," the anticipation,
whereto the chief part of the Eggles
ton "happiness" lies.
Matter Enough.
During a voyage, on the sudden
stoppage of the machinery, the vessel
having run aground, considerable
alarm took place, especially among
the female passengers.
"What is the matter? What is the
matter? For heaven's sake, tell me
the worst!" exclaimed one more anxi
ous than the rest.
"After a short pause a horse voice
from the deck replied:
"Nothing, madam, nothing only the
bottom of the vessel and the top of
the earth are stuck together."
He Was Spooney, Anyway.
The young man in the tram, observ
ing that the handsome young lady on
the opposite seat was looking at him
very intently, and thinking that he
might have impressed her favorably,
changed his seat for one by her aide
and ventured to remark:
"Haven't I seen you before some
"Well." she replied, "I'm not quite
certain, but I think you are the man
who stole our ypoona!"
He got out.
Georgian Baa Made Money In Provid
ing Wreaths of Holly.
In Georgia there Is a farm devoted
to mistletoe and holly growing. It is
owned by the Cartledge family, con
sisting of mother and two daughters,
hut the daughters do the farming. It
all began through the failure of the el
der sister to make an immediate tri
umph in art, to study which she went
to New York. She realized in the
great city, as she never could have in
her rural Southern homo, that talent
for art is too general to leave much
hope for special distinction, and wisely
concluded to turn to something that
would bring more speedy results. Be
ing an observaat young woman, Miae
Cartledge noticed that holly and mis
tletoe brought extremely high prices
and bethought her that on the 600
acres at home In Georgia both grew
in wild abundance. She returned home
and she and her sister begac to pre
pare for making the neglected luxuri
ance of marketable value. In the
months of January and February fol
lowing they set out 10 acres of young
holly trees with their own hands. The
colored farm nands would not plant a
holly tree for worlds, as they believe
that if they did they would die as soon
as the tree became tall enough to cast
a shadow the measure of their graves.
Last Christmas the sisters found the
trees so grown that they required thin
ning out and the trees that were re
moved were sent North for Christmas
trees and brought high prices, as they
were symmetrical and covered with
large, rich berries. They plant the
mistletoe berries under the bark of the
old oak trees In a crack or hole,
where they can get a hold as they
Edward Eggleston's creed was, Sg
Mrs. Sewall Has Largest Following or
Any Member of Her Sex.
Mrs. May Wright Sewall, president
of the International Council of Wo
men, can lay claim to having the
largest voluntary following of any
woman in the world. The organiza
tion numbers 5,000,000 members, in
sixteen countries. This council has
three great purposes or reasons for
existenceto prevent war, to spread
peace throughout the earth, to find
and publish to the world the laws af
fecting the domestic relations of wo
men in all the countries represented
and to collect and distribute accurate
information concerning the status, ac
tivities, industries and labors of wo
men in the different nations.
Mrs. Sewall framed the petition for
peace, which was the only one offici
ally commended by the peace com
mission at The Hague. She is the
leading club woman in the world and
is the prpjector of one of the first
women's clubhouses in the country.
Her sympathy with the latest methods
of education is manifest in her writ
ings, her lectures and in the classical
school in rndianapolis, to which she
devotes her morning hours for three
quarters of the year. Here she holds
weekly salon, famed alike for its.
"Where Horses Outnumber Men.
Attention has been called to the im-
100. In the Argentine Republic you
for carrying th ar pos
sessed o
a day, but exact of life that it shall, i Argentine Republic for $35.-NewYork
if possible, pay you spot cash without
speed and endurance,
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Men's Lip* Now and Then.
After a man has worn a moustache
for ten, twenty, thirty or more years
and shaved it off, his upper lip looks
like a piece of dried pigskin. It is as
expressionless as an army saddle. It
gives to a weak mouth a rigid and de
termined look. Compare the shaven
aiy wit
ago, whend was a crime against so-
iooeyears ciety to wear a mustacheof Th men's
lips of Washington's time were like
Cupid's bow, a term which could be
applied to-day only to the lips of lovely
women. Take any of the old prints.
Look at any of the oil portraits of the
period between 1770 and 1830. The
sternest men in public life had the Cu
pid's bow to perfection. Their lips
were as soft as velvet. They must
have had a "big drag with the girls."
New York Press.
Dipping the Dip.
Dipping the dip, it is said, will be
the fad at Eastern shore resorts next
Beason. The dipper of the dip seats
himself in the cockpit of a long me
tallic boat. Some one cuts a string
and the boat plunges down into a tank
and becomes entirely submerged. Pres
ently it leaps out of the water at the
other end of the tank and the pas
sengers get out quite dry as to their
outward persons and profoundly im
pressed. The theory of the inventor
|s that the boat will travel so fa?*?
chat the law of gravitation will be tak
en by surprise, and will be unable to
act in time to drench the occupant*
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