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noming. At 1 p. m. it is throe feet higher
than last year. A drizzlir.g win began at 4 p.m.,
wd the outlook is most gloomy. The big
landvrJTer is reported ri^i- g a; Hichardeon.
At"itipley— The day has been a gloomy one as
he river is still r.'sing ,hree-fourthß of an .inch
«r hour, it has be<:n raining f-teadily since 3
». m. Many of the honsea that stood through"
;h« fl„od of "last year hare beer, reached now
»nd swept entirely away. The water is 2i inches
higher than last ye r. There is grout damage
to totMu^o hanging m ban;s on low lands.
At aurora, h.d.—Tito waterisstfll rising and
is at the door of the Aurora National bank.
Cnlv one drug store remains oat of water. !' -
rainin-r this evening.
At Madison, lid.—Tie water h?re is
rising one-half an inch «n hoar, and raining.
idd Wash
AID FOB HIS SUrFEUKHS.
A meeting of tl^ co igreasmen from Ohio,
Kentucky, ;i;ml West Virginia was held to day, to !
akestep^to secure an immediate epprop'iation
'a ■ the teliof of tbi> sufferers by the flood in fhe
)hi« Valley. Senator Sherman prosid d.
tmong tlm representatives pr&senl were Follett,
[ordeaux, Taylor, Warner and McCormick,Ohio;
Soff, W. Va ; and Culbertson, Ky Telegrams
asking for government {aid ware road from tho
governor of West Virgin's, may tfol Wheelii>g,
the citizens of Martin's Ferry, New Martinsville j
ire! Marietta. It wai dccii dtoast •<■ [ressto
itrike out the words $100,000 in the resolution ;
nssed by the house on Friday last ani i i
8i.50,0 0. Fur thrj puip-ise of securing imme-
Siateaid, a meeting <•" the appropriation coln
mittee of the house will be called to-morrow.
AT COLTOIBUS.
Cotatmbcs, Ohio, P'nb. 10.—An engineer on
the Sioto Valley railroad waded out to Porte
mouth this morning, and telegraphed fro a
Piketon, twenty-four miles north, that the
water is five feet higher in that city than lan
year. The steamer Bonanza is I] ii g •■•■#■■ .-it at tbe
lidewal- , and the people •'•re entering thehotel
through the second story windows. When tho
engineer left this motnirg three houses were
burning which tbe engines con d not reach.
THE OHIO AT MIDNIGHT.
Cincinnati, O , Feb. 10.—The stage of tlie
river is 66 Eeot, 4 and one-quarter inches, f>nd a
brisk rain failing. Water worke department
will ord, r all the hydraulic elevators stopped to
morrjw. The Big Shields pumping e:;git:e is
the only one nan work at this stage of the flood,
and sixty-six feet, ton inches, will e».op it. The
reservoir haa a five days supply in it.
FIVE YEARS FOS AIISON.
St. Louis, Feb. 10 —Rev. Silas Smith, a
preacher, of Moberly, Mo., is sentenced t<> fivo
yearn in the penitentiary for instigating the
burning of th'> colored liaptist church, iv that,
oity labt Serjte-über.
A FACTION FIGHT.
Fokt Smith, Aik., Feb.lo— A factional fight
ha^ occurred among the Creek Indians, forty
mi lea west of this place, last Tuesday, in which
Yoholaham waa killed and several others
wounded. It is feared that further hloodskfd
will result aa there it said to be a veiy hitter
filling between the factions. The cause of the
difference is not stated.
DANGER TO THE LEVEES.
VIOKSBURG, Feb. 10.—A rapid rise of the
river is causing much alarm in this section. A
teleg am was roceived by Captain W. L.
Marshall, United States engineer in charge of
this district, fr«m the office of chief engineer at
Washington, inquiring concerning the approach
ing Hood, and asking tho condition of the
lint siana levees from the state line to tie mouth
of th(* lied river, and also tho expected height of
tbe flood. Captain Marshall answered, that he
feared the water would attain ench a
height as te seriously threaten
the luvees, that all the gaps in tho Louisiana
levees from Aston to Vicksburg wore closed, ei
cf pt the gap at Montgomery's, four miles below
Lake Providence. liero ihe run around is be
ing built by the state of Louisiana, but the work
is rather backward. Marsh II states that if the
state authorities are not prevented by the con
tractor.-* from receiving such assistance, he will
take the responsibility of placing a force at
work at once, if nseded. Information was re
ceived to-day to the effect that the Opposum
Fork levea, Arkansas, for want of sufficient
means, will n<«t be in a condition to withstand
high water, \\f last year, over 200,000 cubic yards
being still required to complete the work
to one foot above tho high water mark of that
year. The main gap in that important line,
how-ver, will be closed anil tlio (jusntity of
water inundating nortln-ru Louisiana will be
much reduced The levees in this, the second
Mississippi district, are in a better condition
than ever before in the history of the levees in
this state; but the head of the Yazroo river is
still opo^ in the Upper Mississippi district.
Water is now flowing into St. Francis basin and
will begin to Inundate tho low lands of the up
|wr Mississippi district at about thirty-three
feet, Memphis gauge. At Lewis Swamp, Cou
ma county, beluw Flair's Point, and at many
placei above in Couma, De f^ota and Tunica
counties, it is about, the sums stage. At the
present rate it wi Ibe several days before the
river can do damage, as the rise will not reach
the upper Mississippi before that time.
AT WHEELING .
Wheeling, W. Va.—Heavy and steady rain
sat in at '0 p.m., to add to the misery of the
homeless. Appeals for aid hre sent ou* by
private parties, and the fact often alluded to
;lmt Wheeling -waa the first to subscribe for the
benefit of the suffers by the great Chicago fire,
c;d the council appropriating $500 ;it that time
kbout $10,000 has bean raised here, bul all
,hat is spent, much iathe relief <>f other suffer
ing towns. The Daily Intelligence has aof
hiissed an issn* the three days under seven feci
of water, and the water is still over the furnaces
and in the boilerd.
THE LATEST.
Cincinnati, Feb. 10.—fiain stopped at one.
River ati o'clock a. m., local time, 55 feet
.r>) 4 inches and rising a'eftdily half inch an hour.
No<v lacks 10% inches of great rise la=t year.
Clouds very thieatening.
CRIME.
dunday's Record of Desperate Deeds.
MURDERFD IN COLD BLOOD.
Norwich, Conn., Feb. 10. —This afternoon F.
V, Conant, Alfred McClc'ian and a friend
named Button took a drive through the city,
Keturnirg tv. Connant'a home, Elizabeth street,
Button drove the horse to the stables, while Co
nant asked Mo* 'lellan to go to a Bhed near by to
ste a po^iy. A few rai'-iutes latter two shuts
were heard and MoCleilan ran from the shed
crying "murder." Coaant appeared, pursuing
hue, and fired a third shot. McCleUan ran
acros; the street and fall dead in the gutter. One
bali hit him in the leg, another hit his bat, and
the third passed through his heart. Conant
examined the body to make sure of his death,
put ur the revolver and walked to the lit
laptist church, of which his wife ie a member,
and ecteied the couference roon:. His wife v. <*h
ipeaking as he entered. He took a sent and
jontaboy t-> call her, and when she fojiowed
pirn to the vestibule he e&id to her, "1 have
killei Al. MoCleilan." Sh>> is reported to have
exclaimed, "My (5-ed, I never thought it would
come to this." They then returned home to
gether, where Conant. wa-- arrested, be gave
the officers his revolver, and accompanied them
peaceably to the station house it is rumored
a second woman some weeks ago toldCanant
his wife and McClellan bud been intimate be
fore Conant married her.
It is alsa rumored that Conanl has been seek
ing an opportunity to meet MoCleilan ever since.
Durir.p the drive this afternoon, Button says,
both men wo.c exceedingly friendly. Conant
ha* been a salosroan in the diy goods house of
Hislop, Porter & M.tchell, and is thirty-rive
years old. He has a boy five years old. Mc-
Clellan was a professional athlete. He has
traveled with Edmund Bice, of New York, un
der the name of Brothers.'' He has'bemi
with < ony Pastor and Doris, and had an engage
ment with Bajnum. He was twenty-seven years
old.
HE LOVED HER SO WELL HE SHOT HER.
Milwaukee, Feb. 10.—Jerrr Starnold, twen
y-five years old. a day telegraph operator in t.ie
Sorthwestern Railway company's depot, shot
fcridgott Eagan, a pastry cook at the depot res
juratt. in the face to-night, and then ftr»d into
jis own brain. They wore walking on Boron
Jtreet near Jackson at the time of the tiajrorly,
and a girl employed at the depot was a f<rw feet
ahead of tlem, but heard no dispute. When
found by tho po'-ice both v»eie in ice throos of
a ath. They hud beeu intimate about, a year.
It is said tha". Btarfiold was
lesperately in love, and wanted her to marry
»im, but she felt she did not love him enough
lor that, Bnd he thought to kili her and himself
:00, which he accomplished. His ante cedents
kre unknown. Her parents live in Big Bend,
Waukesha county, Wis. She hss a married sis
ter living here, bhe was about Ui years old.
The sister of the murdersd woman sajs, the true
cause of the tragedy was the fact that he was a
i rotestint and the a Catholic, which prevented
their marriage.
SURBEXDBEED.
S*n Fkanoisoo, Feb. 10.—The Examiner's
Tombstone special says: Gerouima's band has
jurreudoted to Captain Rafferty at San Benzi
dine, and are now en route to San Carlos. The
date of the surreud-.r is not known.
THE SHOOTING OF HODVEGNF.Z.
San ANToNt«, Feb. 10.—Rodyegiiez was slain
at Eagle Pass, Texas, by one Tom Lackey. It
is said that in a saloon row on Christmas, at
Del Rio, Texas, an old man uamed Perez, and
'its son Alviho Perez. ralsttv}S of rhe
todysguezffian,were shot and killed by Lackey.
DAKfITA &MBBTAIA
ODE IBHTfltßlEffl NEIGHBORS
Newa'Gleaningfl and Points Ku"cial2y ;
Collected and Forwarded by Tele
graph to the Daily Globe.
(Fargo Special Telegrams, Feb. 10, to the Bt.
P;:ul Globe.]
Dakota ana Montana Holes.
Bozeman has adopted en ordinance
limiting the amount of water that may be
jutinnr.lk. It is supposed that an or
dinance will be adopted, prohibiting the
mixing of water with whisky.
One or two of the local papers persist in j
working over the defunct libel suit, to the \
extreme digued of their readers. It appears j
to the impartial observer as if their pro- j
is "of satisfaction with the result I
were but professions.
Tho city council of Helena lately gave
Major Kleinsohmidt a farewell reception j
as he will leave this week for a long visit j
to the ea»t for the benefit of his health, j
He goes by the way of San Francisco. — j
Hdena Independent.
Three of the mining companies are pay- \
ing into the First National bank, at |
Helena, about $5,000 a day, and other i
mines are putting large sums in other j
banks. It is expected that money Willi
soon be a drug there.
The other day Mrs. F. L. Brainard, at j
Gary, rilled an oil stove, leaving one wick !
burning. A gallon of kerosene all in
flames made lively work for a time, and
gathered about all the population of the
place, but the house was saved.
The Jamostown Capital produces the
figures of the railroad business of 'hat
beautifully located city the past year,
amounting to $210,528 26, and for sale of
tickets $70,406. Tms is a fine showing
for a place ot less than 8.000 population.
, A light fall of snow and a lively wind to
night, ihe passenger train from the j
Pacific coast was delayed six hours this j
'ide of Jamestown, and passed east at
midnight. A slight acoident on the Min
nesota divtsion is reported. No particu
lars.
The new town of Belknap, in Montana
on the Northern Pacific, is getting a good
start. Some $1,500 of lots have been sold
and a graveyard has been started by the
suicide of one of the demimonde. It is
expected that thi3 week a road will be
opened fiom Belknap to the Ctuur d'Alene
mines.
The southwestern branch of the North
ern Pacifio was opened from Lisbon to La
Moure recently, but before regular trains
could be put on, the snow again filled the
cuts, and snow-plows are at work again.
The season iB so late that it will probably
be kept open as soon as cleaned out this
time.
The Mandan Pinner figures out that
there will be 9,000,000 emigrants settle in
north Dakota in the next twenty years,
and the.n it will be less thickly populated
than New York state now is. If south
Dakota has an equal population it will
hardly be a question as to the sufficiency
for two states.
At Helena the little girls soliciting
monies to build a Baptist church, carry
jags to put their collections iv and a pub
lic exhibition is had when the jugs are all
broken, and the cne having the most silver
and gold in it is given a prizs. The popu
lar impression is, that jugs are specially
designed to advance the eauae of the fel
low with horns.
Five fe6t of snow on the level interferes
somewhat with prospecting in the Cceur
d'Alene mining region. It will be the last
of May before it will be gone. A num
ber of new town sites are projected for
the spring. It is expected that Eagle
City, the metropolis, will have ten thous
and population by July. Evolution is an
other point with iarge expectations.
Col. Donan and Rev. Father Stephan,
pronounced types of Dakota literature and
theology, have sp;nt some time in Wash
ington recently, explaining to the Presi
dent and the legislative lights, various mat
ters pertaining to the banana belt. Asneith
i r of them are married and,therefore exempt
from the primitive injunction to multiply
the population indigenously, they are ma
turing sohemes to establish colonies on a
i:trge scale. It is thought that the Colonel
ha» filed a protest against the use of hi';
name as governor of Dakota.
Montaniana sometimes send peculiar
things by mail. A few days 'ago a mail
agent on the west bound postal car put
his hand into a intui btg to pull out the
mail lor sorting, when he was frightened
almost out of his boots by one of the
"pßckagef.'' grabbing him with hie teeth
and claws. On dumping the mail oat
upon tht floor of the car he found the ob
streperous package was a hungry oat, with
a stamped tag around its neck, addressed
to a lady at Portland. That part of
Uuols Sam's mail never reamed its des
tination.
Agents of towns and communities in
south Dakota, are at work to secure ihe lo
cation of the Fargo Southern Railroad
through their towns and counties. As
showing their interest in the matter, for
mal offers have come to the offices of Ihe
road from some of them to furnish the
right of way through the counties and give
further aid to the extent of o per cent, on
the valuation of the property of the coun
ties for ISSL The indications now are
that ihe line will be extended south of Or
tonville and north of Fargo the coming
season.
Chas. N, Froggott, of I'ingree, com
plains of the mention made of the fact
that he keeps the dead body of his wife in
his house, instead of burying it. He says
he is not waiting for mentis to send it east,
but in a climate so cold and the a rbo dry
and pura decomposition will not take
place for months. This statement of his
indicates that he means to retain the
corpse till decomposition sets in. He says:
'1 loved, respected and honored my wife
while living, and now she is dead I have
the same regard for her mortal remain s,
and it is the one consolation I have to
be able to keep her near me as long S3
possible."
The parlor, or esthetic burnt cork mins
trels, have acted upon the suggestion that
they will do well to take the road, and have
perfected a permanent organization. They
expeou to exhibit at Moorhead this week, at
Casselton on the 21st, and at Fargo and
other places later. If their anticipations
fructify obesely, so to spsak, they will
probably extend their tour to St. Paul in
the spring. They have added to their at
tractions several new featares, among them
an Indian comedy, in which a Grey Bear
chief figures, and a newspaper man is
dimly seen disguised as an HDgtd floating
in an upper realm. A collection of choice
"gagß" also have been exhumed and re
varnished. Their friends will follow their
career with pride. By reducing the num
ber to tweive or fif tsen they can undoubt
edly make a professional tour of the
country lucrative, but most of them have
all the wealth they oan use profitably, and
care for ffeme only.
On their recent visit to Fargo the
Valley City Thespian club were received
in the handsomest manner by the Fargo
club, and after their rendition of "An
American King" at the Opera house as
elegant banquet was had at the Continen
tal hotel, where there was a flow of reason
and feast of soul, or something of that
Prof. Colby made a very elaborate
and eloquent address delivered in his best
buskin style, and Prof. Dazey replied on
oehtlf of the guests in a neat, happy man
nei. The professor, it will be remembered,
is the apthor of, : tbe'play, which is a popu
lar one in tbe, ettt. fie came to Dakota
by advice of pbyeioifene to regain im-
:HE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOB& MONDAY MORNING VEBRUARi 11. 1884
paired health in its pure atmosphere. He
has cr^nm'zed and drilled the superior |
material fonad at Valley City and made a
company that compares favorably with |
most o' the Mndison Square troupes. A
fair audience manifested their apprecia
tion with a rare exhibition of enthusiasm,
and there is a general desire for a repiti
tiod, but the departure of Mr. Dazey to
spend a month or two east will probably
prevent.
There is a vast amount of what is called :
'covering" claims carried on by settlers j
in D.iiota. It generally amounts to only |
a scare crow to ward oif new comers who
are timid and do Dot waut to be involved I
in trouble. The Hndeon Herald, in Dick- [
ey coutily, reJates th 3 following, which is
causing a deal of indignation and
very likely will be settled by a vigilance j
committee: There seems to be a family; !
located on etsction 20, 130-60, that are at -
tenanting to cover tweive quarter sections,
although they do not as much as make an
attempt to live on but one or two of them.
If anyone is seen by them to be looking
at or even paeaiug over one of the claims
i they pretend to hold, they go to him, tak
! ing a locg their, Winchester, and threaten j
i to shoot him if seen there again. One gen- I
tleman last fall put up a shanty on one of |
i the olaimp. At night several shots were fired I
! in the vicinity of ihe shanty to frighten I
j him. The next day the jumper went to ;
I Ellendale on business, and on his return '
j he found that his shanty had been chopped j
I down and split up and no'ice left that if \
i he attempted to hold the claim they would ;
| kill him. A short time ago Mr, Elmer i
i Wsstern put up a shanty on one of them. |
j and in doing so, caught cold and was laid j
|up at his mother's. On visiting the claim j
! a few d «ys later, he found his shanty had i
J imitated the Arab and silently stole away
| Special Telegram to the Globe. ~\
Justice Stack, who wan indicted for embezzle
ment, had a trial by jury to-day, and was ac
quitted. '! he charges were based on technical!- j
ties. Six more prisoners were brought from ;
Valley City to-daj* for trespassing on school
lands. The disrict court grand jury has ad
j. ;. Ned, much to the relief of thos9 not in
dicted.
Fire Thin TrlorniDsr.
The alar"i of fire from box No. 61 at 1:49,
O'clo k, this morning, was caused by the dis
covery of smoke and flames issuing from the
oil and tool shop of the Chicago, Milwaukee &
j Ht. Paul Railroad company, near the junction
of Third and C' rnmorcial streets. The j
department responded promptly, bu»: owini; j
to the want, of water facilities, tho structure was j
burned to tho grourd. The tool shop was adja
cent, to one of the trackß on wh eh was
standing a train of cars, one of which, \
a Pullman sleeper, took fi a and \va9 badly dam- !
aged. Chief Black, who was on hand early, had
the sleeper removed do"vn the track, and the j
flames were extinguished by a stream from the
tank. The lose on the tool house is about $50, I
while the damage to the sVejurig coach is esti
mated at #251). The fire caught from the sparks j
of a passing engine.
MINNESOTA NEWS.
The Fergus Falls Telegram makes the
startling report that one hundred and
forty-six deaths out of four hundred and
fifteen, in Otter Tail county, last year,
were from diphtheria, and tbis
significant fact should be borne in mind |
alike by physicians and parents.
Albert Lee Standard: Guatavson, the j
saloon man was, arrested last week for
keeping open on Sunday, but on several
legal quibbles concerning tho legality of
the ordinance was on trial di?oharged al
though the charge was proven. The case
will bo appealed by City Attorney Todd to
the district court in order that it may be
determined whether the ordinance is valid
or not.
Fergus Falls Daily Telegram: Nearly
ail the wheat whioh burst frbm the ware
house at Fergus flour mills elevator, Sat
urday, his been shoveled under cover, and
this morning the small portion remaining
will be gathered up. The company has
been very fortunate in having pleasant
weather, and the wheat has bean damaged
but little, the only waste being from the
unavoidable loss in getting it from the
ground.
Ortonville North Star: The stockholders
of the Bank of Ortonville held a meeting
yesterday, and decided to increase their
capital stock to $50,000, and merge the
same into a national bank. The officers
under the new dispensation will be:
President, Albert Sohetfer, of St. Paul;
vice president, C. K.Oiton;cashier. 0. E.
Brooks. The present board of directors
will be retained. The name of the bank
will bo the First National Bank of Orton
ville.
Ortonville North Star: Mr. Peter Holm
lie's team ran away with him during the
blizztrd on the night of the 21st inst. By
some rneaus ha was caught u'ider the
horses' feet and trod to death. His body
was found on Thursday, lying on hia face,
and breast badly out up by the horses'
corks. The fact that his body was not en
tirely frozen when found, shows that he
did not die by freeziug. He leaves a wife
and several children and many warm
friende to mourn his loss.
Red Wing Argus: Last Sunday the cere
mony of blessing the throat took piaoe at
the Catholic church in this city. It was
inaugurated in this parish some five years
ago, on account of the prevalence of
diphtheria and kindred throat troubles.
The ceremony consisted in the congrega
tion going to the chancel rail where the
pritst held lighted candles, whioh were
placed undc.' the chin of each applioant
it. the form of a cross, whild prayers were
recited. Noarly or qnita all of the con
gregation went forward, and parents
brought their children to receive the bless
ing.
lied Wing Advance: Hiram Cadwell was
taken up to the stave's prison Monday, to
enter upon his life sentence. He mani
fested deep sorrow over his sad condition,
brought on by the foolish carrying of a
weapon and the wicked indulgence of an
appetite for strong drink. O'-ie oouid not
but think of his family of little helpless
children at home in Belle Creek, whom the
father will probably never see again, and
that other family way off in Sweden, whoss
father was murdered in a distant, strange
land, by a revolver aimed by rum, and
wbo rests ia a stranger's grave, unwept by
one tear of love.
AN INDIAN OPBISING.
Deviltries Perpetrated ' y a Eand of Mexi
can Indians,
Houston, Tex , Feb. 10.—A morning t>api r
publishes an account purporting to como by tel
egraph from Matamorofl, Mexico, giving an
account «? the alleged uprising of Indians at
Omittan, near Tuxtepee, in the state of O.juck,
Mexico. Il is said ihat styles and
private dwellings were plundered,
two merchants killed and a number wounded;
that the corpses of the inured cen were dragged
through the streets and subjected to all manner
1 • f indignities. The authorities of Tuxtepee are
related to have attacked the mob with a torae
of 100 men, but were defeated with a loss of an 3
killed. Troops to the number of several thou
sand, so the special says, ate being concentrated
fiom points in the states of Pueblo and
Uajack.
Denies Any Agreement.
Topeka, Ks., Feb. 10.—The officials of
the Alton, Topeka & Santa Fe company,
stouvly deny the report that a combina
tion is formed an through business be
tween their road and the Burlington. It
1b said the Burlington would regard favor
ably, such a calculation on account of the
competition growing out of the recent
agreement, but the Santi K'e represents
1 live interviewed, declared his ignorance
of any such arrangement.
A Scene of Strife.
[Little Falls Sun. |
Perham is the scene of strife and turmoil jusi
1 at the present time. It seems that there has
been a dormant fetid existing for s»me time in
that town between the foreign and American
: elements, which has becouio greatly intensified
- by the late murdqi of Mutsohler, by J. C.
: Sterner, a brother-in-law of tho editor o{ the
t Perham Bulletin. Mobs have been talked > f
t and a number of persons warped to l^ave town.
under the penalty of persona) harm if they d<
not do so. Everyone is reported to be ex
' cited, and unless a more sober feeling prevail;
soon serious results are expected. Our inform
l not is a reliable gentleman who came dowv
- from Foibem yesterday.
SUDDEN WEALTH,
Soma Interesting Recollections of the
Flush Tir<ie3 in Colorado.
How X«*v.--Made Millionaires Olo*
bratrd Their *inrn\ Fortune—
Anecdotes of the Kins*
for a Hay.
["Vera" in Kansas City Times.]
It is a scant wonder, though, when one
come- to think about it, that when men who
havi- toiled and delved nearly all their lives
and never succeeded in scraping together as
much as 8100 at a time were suddenly me
of *10,000 or 820,000, tlr-ir greatest trouble
was to know what to buy first. The luxury
of purchasing intoxicated them, and no won
der they bought diamonds before dinners.
There is an old story—and it is likely a time
one—that one blustering winter night
a miner who had "fast made a big
haul was standing on a street corner
in L'.adville, when a hollow-eyed woman,
clutching a ragged shawl about her shi%-ering
shoulders, drifted up and stopped irreso
lutely. There was famine in her eye and
desperation in her rags. The miner was un
used to ladies 1 society and felt embarrassed,
but h • ft It also that sic was in distress, and
in the flush of bis prosperity and bigness of
bis heart he wanted to do something for her.
Finally he said:
'■ "Wait here a minute, missus; 111 be right
back."
In a short time he returned, and pressiug a
bundle into her hands, hurried away before
she could stammer out her tearful thanks.
The outcast opened the package eagerly. It
contained a pair of silk stockings.
Among the people I knew around the camp
was a man named Ed Braden. who divided
his time between reporting on a newspaper
and prospecting, and who loved to tell what
good and noble and sensible things be would
do should he happen to strike it. When for
tune did smile on him one day, he launched
immediately upon several enterprises not con
templated in the original prospectus. Among
other vatraries he became enamored of a
vivacious little soubrette who was playing at
the opera house, and arranged a unique and
remarkable testimonial to her beauty and
talents. At great expense he procured from
Denver some twenty or thirty hot-house
bouquets. Tbe holdei-s of these he ha i
weighted with a leaden spike—point down
ward, so when it was thrown upon the stage
it would stick in the boards and stand ere<-t.
His idea was to precipitate the whole number
at once when the soubrette made her appear
ance, and, to use his own language, ''trans
form the stage into a bower of rosea." To
this end he had a number of friends stationed
at different points in the audience, each bear
ing a deadly bouquet.
The curtain rose, the actress tripped on,
when bang! bang! bang! the flower-decked
missiles hurtled through the air. The poor
"irl, who had read something of wild west
ern ways, thought it was a plot to kill her,
and fled to the cellar, from which sho had to
be subsequently dragged by main force, utter
ing piercing shrieks. The Braden party
were all somewhat inebriated and tbe more
enthusiastic fired their bouquets with such
reckless aim that one of them hit the leader
of the orchestra on tho ball head, and he
had to be held by two men while the gore
was being mopped off and explanations
made. All went a great ways toward
marring what might have otherwise been a
pleasant occasion. This is a fair specimen of
tha pursuits in which Braden spent a very
decent fortune and succeeded in three briei
months in getting back into scrub-jcurnalisin
and prospecting again.
A contemporaneous gentleman of fortune
was Capt. Connors, well known to all resi
dents of the camp. He has often told me the
story of his first "stake." He received 840,
-000 for his interest in some mineral property,
and it was paid to him at the bank in four
I angular packages of bills of $10,000 each,
i captain had kept his good fortune a so
; from his wife and he hurried homo to
her. She was sitting down after a hard
's work, and without a word he droppec
armful of greenbacks in her lap. It was
yal and touching thing to do. For a mo
lt she sat paralyzed with astonishment.
1 then, huggiug the mass up to her, sho
Oh, Tom, how dirty they are 1 Lot me
them in a tub and wash them."
Do it if you want to, dear," he replied
h a tenderness that it would bo well for
er rich men of Colorado to emulate, "but
l will never wash anything else again."
me of these kings for a day, I can't recal
name, but a subsequent trial in the crim
1 court of Leadville in 1881, created quite
msation, made a lucky strike that nettec
him $30,000 in cash. He at once wrote to hi
wife of his good fortune, and intended to
leave for his home the following day. Tha
evening he was taken in tow by a couple o
these couriers of crime, and in less than two
hours was gambled out of every dollar. Hi
mode a complaint to tho police, and the
larger portion of the money was recovered
but too iate, for, hopeiess and distracted, he
had locked himself in his room and connnittci
It was by no means the rough and illiterat
who succeeded in making the most glaring
idiots of themselves under tho stimulus o
sudden fortune, but a degree of prior cultur
seemed to have tbe effect of adding a sort o
weird and eccentric variety to their freaks.
A. miner named Luke Fuller, a graduate o
Bowdoin and a man of reaLly brilliant mind
and wide information, one afternoon, on
Srely unanticipated by himself, consummate!
a sale that placed in his hands over $10,000
It was to be supposed that throe or four yeai
of grinding poverty Lad given him an apprs
elation of the value of money, and he ha
never been known to drink or dissipate ii
any form. To the surprise of everybody h
went on a monumental spree which he wounu
up by taking four or five boon companion
on a sort of triumphal tour into the east.
The party stranded in Chicago and the nex
time I saw Fuller he was in Saul's saloon dt
troyiag a free lunch and furtively watchim
Another man of his stamp, known by
good many in this city, too. awoke one da>
to find himself tolerably affluent, and in th
jidst of an unusually fantastic celebration
a ride around was suggested. The host ii
sisted Ibat for the purpose of observatio
the glars sides of a hearse were peculiar!
adapted and two were hired. In these the re
velers esconced themselves and played poke
on the botttfti while the paralyzed populac
looked aghast.
The lucky ones formed a sort of aristo"
r.icy, and I do not recall anything more ex
traordiuar}- off the burlesque stage than th
soirees they used to give. Big, bulking fe
lows, who didn't know a quadrille from
quadroon, would amble around the^hall i
dress coats made in Denver, and their fingers
•.mused to gloves, sticking out, separate fron
each other, like radiating rays from a centra
son of white kid. Many of them were, in
eed, whited sepulchers. and would not stanc
o close analysis, even into their raiment
n one occasion, while in the midst of ase
the "Prairie Quef»n," a gentleman beenme
mraged at his "opposite," and incautious!
reeled *ff his swallow-taii to mop the waxex
oor with him,reveaiing thereby tho mortify
g fact that his collar, shirt-front and cuff
ere hollow and detached shams, and mere!
nned to the blue flannel shirt that long asso
ation as a miner had made him loath to
art with. A bosom friend of this gentle
an was a gaunt, raw-boned farmer's boy
ho had wandered into the west and when
dden riches had dragged out of the obscu
ty of prospect hole, stuck a diamond in h
osom and dropped down into the midst o
ie ultra aristocratic circles. He distin
uished himself at his debut. A young lad
marked to him that her sister had a pel
bant for water color painting, and h
omptly replied: •
"'"Why, kin fihey get one for that? My old
an applied fur one fur a wound he got at
lilo, but the pesky government wouldn';
ye it to him 'cause he'd lost his discharge
Is genius hereditary? J&
Why not?
Because so many sons of United States sen
tors find employment as clerks of the com
mittees of which their fathers are chairmen.
Somebody heard a Boston girl say: "I
hink he IpokGd like a perfect raving angel
in his uaiforbit He was awful heavenly."
P. T, BARNUM.
T7hy the Venerable Showman is Gt.il
Ruddy and Lively.
Me Ta'.ks to a Reporter of Bis Prist
Life, Considered froui a Phys
ical Standpoint---T«*<*to
taligm and Tobacco.
r Rjfew York Sun.]
Under the raAral influence of a great illu
minated motto —"Whatsoever ye would that
men should do to you, do ye oven so to them
—in his luxuriously furnished parlor at "Wai
demere, his country seat near Bridgeport, tho
reporter found the venerable showman, P. T.
Barnum. Plump, ruddy, lively and a
the veteran looked as if he had juggled away
a score, at least, of bis seventy-four y
"But I'm getting pretty well along in years/
he said, "for I was born on July 5, IS
"What is your actual present physical con
dition'" the reporter a.-:ked, having in mind
Mr. Bamum's recent making of tha*
pendous 700-page wBl.
"I don't positively know, without trying
whether I could turn a somersault or not, but
the chances are that I could, at least as well
as ever. At all event.-. I never was better in
my life. I eat well, sleep well, and eiri
most perfect health. Perhaps to maintain
this condition I should walk more than I do,
but I walk some, and go out riding, every
day twice. All the disease I have is ol •
and my neighbors say I should not plead
that, for I'm as young as most men • I
The sickness I had in New| York three
ago, when the doctors gave me up, was the
ouly one I had in many years, and see
have renovated me—given me a new lease of
PERSONAL HABITS.
""What have been and are the personal
habits that have conduced to such a good re
"Primarily, regularity; secondarily, absti
nence from things that teni to shorten life.
Sometimes, when my neigbb irs do not como
to me, Igo out to them in the evenings and
play a game of whist, and occasionally Igo
to the theatre, but as a rule I am in bed by
10 o'clock every night. All my work, di
recting my personal business, conducting my
correspondence, and communicating with
my partners, I do in tho .forenoons,
getting through it in time for a
drive before my dinner, which L take iv tho
middle of tho day.- After dinner lam accus-
I.ed to doz.j for three or live minutes. If I
lose consciousness that long I am as
:h refreshed os if I had slept for hour.-,.
er that I take another drive. In the
aing an hour's reading, a few frames of
ibage or whist, or a little music fills np
time until my hour of retiring. I ara
ays up by 7 o'clock in the morning. 1'
riow long have you maintained such
ui^r habit*!"
"As far as practicable since IS4T, when 1
became a teetotaller, although when I was
a traveling showman my hours were neces
sarily not so good."
HIS WINE-CELLAR.
"Did you drink much prior to 1847?"
"Well, I wouldn't have allowed anybody to
teli mo so, but when 1 look back over thai
time I know now that I did. When I built
my magnificent Oriental country seat Iranis
tan, I was proud of tho house, but ten timt j
prouder of my wine-cellar than of anything
else I had. 1 was not in the habit of drink
ing distilled liquors, but every day at dinner
took my bottle of champagDe, or its equiva
lent in other wines or malt liquors. I did i
business after noon, and my mother-in-law
used to say sometimes that I was 'h
after dinner. I felt quite olfended by the
suggestion, and threatened to go back to
whisky if it was repeated, for I really consid
ered myself quite a temperance mau. since ;
drank only wine, and thought my after
dinner feelings were due to overeat
ing rather than drinking. But I go;
the Rev. Dr. Chapin to come up to Bridge
port and deliver a temperance lecture, foi
the subject of which he took "The Moderate
Drinker,"'and I saw myself in quite a nm\
light. I realized for the first time the bai
example 1 was setting, and when I wen
home that night was so worried that I could
scarcely sleep. The next morning I had my
coachman knock tho necks off all the cham
pagne bottles I had in my cellar, some five or
six dozen; tho port and other medicinal wines
I gave away in cases of sickness, and th
liquors I returned to the dealers. That wa
the end of my drinking. As young bumble
bees are biggest when they are first hatched
so I was, in tbe first heat of my conversion
an enthusiast on the subject of teetotalism
I went all ovor Connecticut ami New Yorl
Iclivering free lectures on^the subject, ant
t-ven went out to Wisconsin, stumped th
state at my own expense, and at least help
to carry it on a temperance platform. *
TOBACCO.
"You swore off on tobacco also?"
"Yes—or at least I stopped its use. I neve
•hewed, but I was a great smoker. When
went over to Englandlecturing, in 1856, afte
tho Jerome Clock company disaster over
whelmed me, I was in such a situation tha
every pound was of importance to me, and a»
L was then using every week a sovereign
worth of cigars I thought I would practice
economy and stop it. One Sunday I chewe
chamomile flowers all day instead of smoking
by a druggist's advice, and they almost killet
me. The next day I went to smoking agait
md continued it up to I*>7o. I could give v
liquor easily enough, but not tobacco, and
averaged ten cigars a day. One day in l*W, <_>
my way down to the museum, I felt a Strang
choking sensation away down in my throat
and then a throbbing or palpitation of m
Heart. I had noticed it a little for a year be
fore, but paid no particular attention to i
until then. I asked my manager, Green
wood, what it was, and he said it was h«ai
disease, and tho symptoms 1 described a
mine meant death. That scared me prett
uadly. I determined to give up business a
once, retire to tho country, and prepare t
die, but before doing so consulted Dr. Willan
Parker. He examined me, and said: 'Yo
may have a very hard heart, for all I know
but you have as strong a one as there is i
New York. Nicotine is all that is the matts
with you. Stop smoking.' I did so at once
1 was so scared, and never smoked agaii
For a year, however, Fused to carry bits o
calamus in my pocket to chew on when
wanted to smoke."
IN BAD LUCK.
"So in your umegenerate state you used to
drink and smoke. Did you gamble.*"
"No, never. I never even speculated i
stocks but once in my life. That was in th
rime of the great panic, ton years or mor
ago. I had some money lying idle in bank
and, seeing everythiug tumble down to th
iowest point apparently, I thought it woul
oe a good time to buy and hold on for a raise
11 took down $JUO,OOO to Hatch & Foot
nd told them to put it in whatever the
hought best. They invested ft, and I though
was sure of making £20,000 anyway, bu
n the whole I lost. Some of my stock
ent up eventually, but others went down
nd I was a loser. With that exception
lavo owned no railroad stocks or other specu
tive securities. I have my legitimate bust
ess as a showman, and want no other. I
I never made a mistake, but whenever
epped outside it, was pretty sure to."
Evolution of the Turtle.
[Boston Telegraph.]
Moreover, the turtle which, in the usua
orms, is unable to see the world except 1
lescoping hi 3 head out horizontally, an
running the risk of scraping his forehea<
gainst his shell every time he does so, a
(vires from more elevating conditions of ltf
—the absence of enemies and the possessio
o ! a strong carnivorous set of teeth of his ow
—a long neck, which is not retractile. Pu
ng out his head one day, it occurred to a
nterprising turtle that he might as well kee
out Nothing came near him to bite it eff;
o danger threatened. So he went about
ith his neck out. By and by, it occured to
dm to bully a little lizard that passed him,
and the lizard ran away. So, after that, ip
s cad of running away from lizards himself,
c always ran after them, and, when he
aught them, ate them.
By this date he had got up so proud and
tiff-necked that he never thought of pulling
Biside his shell at all, and as a fact
save done it if he had wanted to.
beconie.permanently stiffened from
yon when he wept to sleep he
head round on his, shoulder, instead
it under his shell. But all this
c was a little plate of shell protrud
iiB back of his neck, which pre
a hoiuing Uw.lwau up s;a,;«bt, u^d
this was so mcotrreroetrt, espra illy ••
irs that he wanted to* catch ran apootof
bis reach, that he determined to do w
it—and be did. Or at any ran
did. an 1 so we fir. 1 turtles that can hold
their beads np like snafcas and can not tele*
scop- them, while scaie—these are the oi.i
c rvative, stick in-the-mul turtles— still
go on tucking their beads under their shells
every time a bird flies over them or they hear
a sudden splash in the water, and tins is ail
because tb r ancest »rs were nut enterprising
and carnivorous. In ail of which there is a
moral as obvious a-; the pomp in Pump
court.
DILAiQ AT iHL TOE
tjneen Victoria's I>r*nionstratH'ns to
P«*rp«*tuate the Memory of the
Gfllle.
[Chicago Herald.]
Death is sometimes unmerciful in his tardi
ness, It would have been better for the
queen of England if she had died before John
Bn iwd, Her crazy memorials of the gillio
will be the scandal of he. reign—the idiotic
(] ima x 'if a life otherwise devoted and proper.
«£upying a private station she would have
: consigned to an asylum, long ago. Her
arkable mental collapse—for tho con
tinued and persistent determination of tbe
old lady to cover the British isles from ono
mto tbe other with tablets, busts and
es of the Scotchman can be accounted
for on no other theory —has become a na
tional as well as a family shame. The idea
charitably advanced at first, that her pecul
iar grief would soon be nioli'ied, has not
been borne out. She is more unique ami out
landish in her demonstrations to-day than
she was immediately after the demise of her
servant.
11 r ridiculous hobby of memorial building
will pernttt her to stop at nothing. Tho
theatrical, though in that case excusable,
manifestations of sorrow over the death of
the prince consort have been far surpassed
by her mournings over the departed Si
gillie. His chamber has been shut up aa
Albert's was. His books will be left as be
laid them down. Dost will gather ou furni
land ornaments, for no vulgar hand must
irb the things which on< c were bis. The
• he used to sit, the fountain at
•h ho drank, the seat which he occupied
lurch, the ante-room where ho lounged in
ing, aro marked with tablets of brass
silver. Busts showing the rugged fea
* of the Highlander, toned down by artist
Is, and statues meant for him, but id. al
to a print which makes ttytin onrec g
ble, grace her majesty's drawing-room,
chamber and gardens. Poor Albert Is
otten iv the mad woe of his widow for
rsonal servant: From the standpoint
un.anity the exhibition is pitiful, for it is
outward evidence of a mind deceased.
looked at as the performance of a reigning
queen, one of tho monarchs which heredity
imp is.-s upon people by an unchangeable law
of primogeniture, it becomes a public scandal
and disgrace, humiliating und shameful to
ruler and bubject alike.
Oyster Culture in England. '*.'.
[Exchange]
Ihe past season lias again been very dis
raging to oyster cultivators in England,
the conviction has been forced upon
n that further experiments will be only
vaste of money. From one end of the
chern coasts of England to the other
!is:i:id.i of pounds have been expended in
endeavoring to protect tho spawn at spawn
ing time, but without tb lea t sign of suc
cess. 'I he cause of the failure is the want of
Iperatare. Only native oysters will breed
tho estuaries of tho Thames, but of late
rs tho summers have been so short and
1 that there has been but very little spat,
this is tho reason of the scarcity and con
lent dearness of the "native," which tho
dish esteem the best of all oysters, Arti
d breeding iv England has been a failure.
■ only real success in the artificial breed
of oysters has been achieved at Arcachon,
he south of France, but even there, dur
ng the last two or three cold and wet sum
mers, the crop of spat has been only about
I"ourth of what it has usually been.
A Substitute for Matches.
go Tic is ]
untless accidents, as everyone knows,
from the use of matches. Too
without employing thorn, and so with
he danger of setting things on fire, an
lious contrivance is now used by the
hmen of Paris in all magazines wh n
jsive or inflammable materials are kept,
_ ane may easily make trial of it. Take
an oblong vial of the whitest and clearest
glass, and put into it a piece of phosphorus
about the size of a pea. Pour some olive oil
lated to the boiling point upon the phos
orus; till tho vial about one-third full, and
in cork it tightly. To use this novel light,
novo the cork, allow the air to enter the
ii, and then rocork it. The empty space
the vial will become luminous, and the
ht obtained will bo equal to that of a
np. When the light grows dim, its power
n be increased by taking out tho cork and
owing a fresh supply of air to enter the
il. In winter it is sometimes necessary to
at the vial between the hands in on lei to
crease the fluidity of the oil. Tbe appa
tus thus made may be u-ed for six months.
fc Tonsue-Tying.
[Chicago Tribune.]
An ingenious method of putting a check
upon chatter has been devised by a school
teacher, who was recently charged in a Lon
don police court with assaulting ono of his
Ipils. The defendant, it appeared, being
pleased with a boy who persisted in talk
; during le.-son-time, fastened a strap with
lip-knot around the tongue of the offender
1 then tied tho other end of tho strap by a
cc of string to a chair, thus effectually
>veuting a continuance of the nuisance.
ter hearing tho evidence the magistrate
missed the summons on the ground that
• tying of the boy's tongue was not any
d punishment. The boy seemed to have
been very r much given to talking, and it wa
therefore thought advisable to degrade bin;
the same as by puttiug a fool's cap on hi;
head or tying tho arms of a boy given to
fighting. The Loudon St. James' Gazette ad
vocates a similar contrivance lor Irish "mem
bers of parliament.
Had an Object in View.
[Wall Street News.]
While a Sew Yorker was nosing around
Birmingham, Ala., in search of a coal or iroi;
mine at a bargain, a native accosted bin;
with a request for 10 cents, and added:
"Only yesterday I owned a coal mint
worth *20.000."
"And why don't you own it to-day?"
"Because a man got me drunk and coaxee
me to trade it for an old mule."
"And how will 10 cents help yous"
"Why, I want it to buy whisky to get bin:
drunk enough to trade back for a blind dog
and an old shotgun. Stranger, don't let me
lose $20,000 for the want of 10 cents.s'
He got it.
Watting for tne wagon.
[Detroit Free Press.]
After the stove-,pJpe had been knocked
own by the efforts of Giveadani Jones tc
est both his feet on the,hearth at once, anc
. udge Cadaver, Pickles Smith, and Bicjsson
. ohnson had heroically restored it to place,
rother Gardner arose and said:
"One great, cause of huaaaa misery am dt
ack dat mankind expects too much of Provi
ence. Take de case of Elder Toots, fur in
tancc. Fur de las' sixty y'axs he-has beer
aitin' fur Providence to stop de leaks in hi
cabin roof, an' he am waittn' yit He some
low expecks dat Providence am goingto f Ur
iah him pie an' cake an' oyster soup, at
hen he sots down to cold 'tatersah' tufl
eat he feels as if he had been wronged.
"Take de case of Bradawl Jalap. He has
a lus had de idea dat he would some day be
eh, an' as a consekence he sots on de fenrJc
n' plans new houses, an' drives fast hos3es,
n' wars good clothes, vyhilo his wife goes
El hij> children have cold toes,
ght aim by honest labor he w'on'l
ha hopes to git a fortune widoul
, my frens, de man who waits
iw to sharpen his as am sartin tc
ppin'. De man who sots on dj
t for alegacy will h'ar his wife
bottom ob de flour Barrel ebery
aek. De man who lets himseli
da world owes him a libin' arx
; some mighty poo' fodder afore
world doan' owe nobody nuttr.i.
heah to sot an r starve or git up
•ovidence won't pay house rent,
ers or keep de copkstave hott
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Foreign Jottings.
Admirid Qatibor, romuiHinler if the French
forcHH in Madagaaear, i.- recalled.
Maty Anderson lies invite' the members of tha
dramatic profession, London, to .i free perform
ance at the Ly mm en Tuesday,
The mnnarohial pa ty in Sp^in will allow no
meeting of the republican party to 'elebrutn
the proclamation of the republic ou Fobruary
' 11, I&7S.
rh London Daily v, wa say-" it bus reuaon to
believe that General Wood, eommandaT of rln»
British tr opa in Egypt, noes to Aaenuau to
strengthen the garriaon there.
Bir Samael Baker has arrived at Curo. Tie
ia if the opit ion tluit Qeoeral Gordon will reao'i
Khartoum, bat be poWerlsea when there.
Mouii' Etna n eruption.
Many placards have i 1 en posted ia Dresden,
signed "Tbe tooialiel executive oommh
v g: "w. ly blood • ...rcauso."
BBAKEXAM Klt.l.f.li.
Tolxd i, ()., Feb, 10.—Charl m Arm.itronir, o!
! tforwalk, a brakeman on toe Western A r>ak(i
I Erie railroad was killed to-night while coupl'ng
care, by the engine aaddsnly Packing. Ho wan
l aged twi otj aad unmarried.
STATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF KAM
sey, L/iitrict Court, Second Judluial Dia,
Wet
Qertrude a. If. Har on, v<. Christian Hanson.
HVMMOMfe.
rheState of Ulrnesota to the above named i»
tttui ..
Toe are ben by summoned and required •<
answer to (he complalßt in tliiM action, which v
„n file in tl oi the •l-;k of th« Di»tricl
court, in and for the county ->f Kan;eey,
serve a copy i>f ;> :;r aaawer to complaint on
the Hnbscrlber, a; bis office, in the UcClnng block.
So. r, W(-t -\ iiii.: »tre.-i, city of S;iiiit Paul, within
thirty days after UM aer\ Ice ql thm Ruoman - Bpoa
you, exclaeive oi tfc> 'lay of tmch aervlce; and, if
ynu !ui! to a':'-wer the naitl complaint within the
time afofeaajd, the pluintiif in thi-< action -.ill!
apply to tbr court foi tbe relief therein demanded,
Uateu Jauiiary R, A. D.
C. Q. BURGESS.
Plaiutiff'p Attorrnjy, tit. Paul, Minn.
janPJ-7w-r.at
IN EOT WATER. "
#h Mn iisnnt ■
iareei'lileJ^Tate. I
THORfTI CLEANSES THE STOMACH W
ani> bowels wrmtftn A
VIOI.I.NCE OR T
PAIN', r.
JN HOT WATER. *
: Notice tojuilders!
Office o» the Boaed or Kddcation, )
St. Vahl, Wet. 6, lbBs. )
Sealed propoealfl will be rocsivod up to l-'ri
l day, Fobruary l(jth, 1884, at 6 p. m., forTbo
i foilowyiK School Buildings, Beparately, va.:
i Neiil School, addition to Adams echool, juidirion
ro JJumboldt school, Kice eobcol and Harrison
, sckoOjt
Plans fgr the above buildings can be teen at
the offices; of D. W. Millard and A= ¥. Ganger,
Vrchif-ects.
' All bids must be accompanied hy a hond of at
!96st 2t) per cent. <if rhe bid. The Board re
serves .the right to reject any and all bids.
i Bids t<> be addressed and left with the Sw°"
. tary of the Board, on Qr before the ab<>ire date.
! By order of the Board of Education,
J. G. DOSNELLY,
33-42 Secretary,
i
i Public We-rka, lh aad for «* «*rPp,*J*,|*2 4f
. ..-try at St. P*ojj illaaaautoj st **lf «*^J|
. *9»*Bi%
A. I). 188., tar ft* wa<B»orj 811,a*»*«gf
eoe iforatinrly M«U»»uif tmm\ kiHM
• grade aaji foil width, <fgtt 9r«ta nMI ¥ *•«
> Board.
A bocd with ot ?«* two <SL> »«<>i*%sl
oTall trida. ■- m _,
JOBN ?ABR23SGW«i* Jfeetti*
: Ofieial: B. L- .9oSjujf,
Cleric Board Pahllo W«rka\ «»#
K\ f«r ranf^e p»<»». a%Hae»^WL '•S^Mm
'■s(m| of iaitnimniU, S.ttfc, Caps. 8«H%% AS
7/ NVWu, Saooty MJ o«<*<», B>»a>*l| lfj&

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