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TIIOS. CONLIN, Editor. CRYSTAL KAU.S, i MICIIKIAN. hi" " it hi FEBRUARY 1393. H H H 5! H1- 3 H Sun. Msn. Tuo. Wed. Jhsr. Fri. Sat. e ii jl n jl jl 6 7 8 9 JO JJ J2 i I? l4 .15 JI6 17 J8 J9 20 222 23 21 25 26 27 23 Hi TTttFrTTrtffftTTTTTTTTTT t A WEEK'S RECORD AH the News of the ttist Seven Days Condensed. HOME AND FOREIGN ITEMS Xcws of tho Industrial FicM, Personal and Political Item, Hapnonhiffs at Homo and Abroad. THK XBWS FROM ALL THE WOULD CONGRESSIONAL. rrot'criltnci of I'lrnt Ileejw Hcusli'n. The Itnll.m oiT'rurif.aUon I . i 1 1 ?;u rns(.l In t lie s nate on the lltli after lielnp ann nd- d so ! to restore the frv' honieste al lav, ko far us H t lat'-s ta Indian lard reded to the United States, fur which land the ettlcrn have h en oM!fi d to iay the j.nr rliase rrh : ;ald to the Indians, The h!ll carries nprcrlutioi!8 aecre rMltHT r. ar ly J.O'O.iiOO. Adjourned until Mer.Ja,... The liousr was tint In m ssion. Ff r.ator Hoar Introduced a Mil In the en ato on the 14th for the Fupprh.s!on of fra milling In the territories of the United Rtatf.s. Almost four hour- wire n cnp! d In executive hi i!ijii eonsMe-rlnr; tin- Ha waiian treaty. ...In the house r xoiutlor.n tvero adopK 1 rrill!r;i: for Information as to the concent radon In Cuha arul for the ror rcpondenre ti latin? to the exclusion of American fruit, het f and homos from (ier ninny. In the seriate on the- l.'th a Mil was re rorted favoraMy pr.vldlt fcr the arl ltra tlon i f railroad strikes 1 y u hoard of nrhi tratloti to ho rhoHtn hy the striker. and thi Inte rstate commerce rornmh'icn. . ..1 n the hou.e the tinio wn d voted to tht e-o:i-slderatlon of Mils and ,1olnt r -solut Ions and Jfl eif more or less puMIe lmportiiri' were vis"fd. iiinuiit; the hllln he Iru: one making 4t lawful to trat.smlt throUKh the malls private pontnl eard-e with a oniwcnt ftamp nixed. DOMESTIC. Tliere vrrc !.".).' business failures in the United Slate in the Foven days cncl"l on the lltli, ajraitt r. .'!." the week ireieus anel L'f.7 in tlie et)rn-yionlin period of ls'.)7. In n mil way wreck renr f!reen 1'ay, "Wis., Ceineluetnr Clitirles Anderson, of Moneimince.Mieli., and Urukem.in Tews, of (Ire-en Kay, were killeel. James Mingle, for t lie murder on July 27 last of Dollie 1'ri'eeie, his IS-nionths-olel lahe, was limited at the county jail in Springfield, III. Levi p. Morton'rt Mven-s1eiry ofllce liuildinj in New York" was lxirne-el, the loss l.iMin $7.00, onu. Tlie Milwaukee Carnival association Is arrnn'injr to celebrate the semi-cetr lennial of Vis'onsin's utate hood in a lorp'ous manner from June? 25 to July .1. Lending ritlens of Skanny and Taiya ask the war department to ele clare martial law in those places le cause of lawlessness. The national nssetuMy of the League of American Wheelmen in session in St. I.ouis went on revorel as -ipposeel to Sunelay racing. While rei?tir'i arrest nt Iculop!a, Ky., Mrs. Crowe ami her daughter were killeel hy c.fiicers. James II. Parker, oven eer i f the tow n farm in North Stamforel, Coin;., was killed ly Mrs. I5rieljet Drought, an In inate of the iiiistittitioti. Mielinrl Seipel killed Ida J. Seipel. from whom lie wns diton'eel, at Persia, la., and then killed him-rlf. The New York Icpislat urr ndopted a resolution ( etiMiriti- United States Sen ator Murphy for his vote on the Telier financial resolution. In the district court at Council P.lufTs Juele Thornell dcclaree! the Iowa col l.iteral inhe i itance tax law unconsti tutional. Henry (Mine, chief of police of Mc Kecspeirt, I 'a., cennmltteej suie-ide hy llOotin!J. The council refused to cote linn hi appointment. II. C. Ihdtony wns shot and killed nt Seattle-, Wash., hy Andrew Anncn, who fiftcrwards killed himself. A ejuarrel v.as the cause. New York te Ituffahi, 42' miles, in 4 CO minutes, wns the re'eetrel made over the 1 -rie railroad hy a ppecial newspaper train. Attorney-dcneral Crow, of Missouri, my It is unlawful for n teacher to n ipiire pupils tei repeat the LorePx prayer fit the puhlie Kchools of the stnte. The national congress of mothers will hold its second cemve'tition in Washing ton the first weed; In May. Peter I'.iaa, I'manuel Nnlnm and Michael Saelia were killed In the New port mine nt Iron wood, Mich., hy nn ex plosieui of irinnt powder. At (kite City, Va Miss Meillie Vince-nt hot her h)vcr, Taylor Wyatt, ami 1 lien cornmitteel Miiedde. In ileiwell cutity. Mo., in the vicinity of Silonni Springs, pold in ayini epian titles has been femnel. The eighty-ninth birthday of Abra Y.ziu Lincoln was very (jetieinlly d crveel on the 12th tlirouhont tlie conn try. The Hoyt huihlin In Cleveland, oeeti rlee principally hy itnniifaettirers of cloth In e;, was hnmfd, the Ios bclnfr 373,000.. The Audltoriunt opera hour and con tents were totally destroyed by tire In Moline, Ilk. tbc lc being $30.00J. WatKon Denny, a wealthy farmer nt St. Joseph, Mo., shot his wife fatally and then killed himself. Family trouble was the cause. The Bteauier Clara Nevada with n crew of 40 men und many pussenera was reported to have been burned whllu en route from Skajjuay to Juneuu, Alaska. The annual meeting of the executive? committee! of the National Kditorlal Association of the United States com liicnceel in Chicago. Susan Ik Anthony ealleel the thir teenth annual convention of the Na tiemal Anierican Womun'n SufTrapens sociation teieireler in Washincrtem. The annual re'ort of the civil service commission fer the fiscal year eneleel June :i(), 1S07, shows that the whole number of positions examined elurir the year was 40,11.1, ef whom 2S,i01 passed. The number ef npiiointments was 4.1 in. It is reported that n r.other lnrpre fill bustcrins expedition c;ot pue-e-essftilly nwny from Tampa, Fla., and landed in Cuba. In a tluKitlntr afTray nt Marion, O., .lames Wood was killed, Lizzie Johiifnn fatally wounded ntnl a number of oth ers Injured; all eolerrd. The visible supjily e)f raln in the United States e-n the llthwrus: Wheat, 33,031,000 bushels; corn, 3 o72,OfM) bush els; oats, 11,130.000 bushels; rye, 3,9 IV 000 bu-he ls; h-arlcy, 2.00s- 000 bushels. Three men were killed and two in Jured. one fatally, by accidents In ele vators in New York. Joseph W. nabceick, of Wisconsin, has for the third time been elected chair man of the republican congressional campaign committee. Mrs. Abram K. Kobinson and 1'ililh SchafTner we-re; asphyxiateel by e-oal fas at Lyons, N. II. r.oxlnt,' and sparrinj: exhibitions have been prohibite-d in St. I.emis. In n quarrel over a letter Kred Kern killed his wife and then teiok his own life at I'.ellmont, III. Oliieial figures rive the balance of ttade in favor eif the United States at CM7.0SG.S10 for January, anel $377, S13, '01 fer the .seven inemths endcel Jan tiary 31. The Natiemal city bank ef Huston we-nt Into voluntary liquidation. (le'orjre Washington I'.dwarels (cid-eire-d) was hanqe'd at Senalobia, Mis.-., feir the mureler of IJoxie Williams. The- lire losses throughout the coun try in January amotinted tei $0,472,000, nirainst $12,0o,7uo in January, 1.-S07. At a mee ting in Cheyenne' eif the Wyoininf. re-publican ce-ntral cominit-1e-e it was eiee-ided that the party in Wyoming woulel abandon the aelvoe-ae-y ef free coinage ef silver. William (). Mexidy, ef ('hieao. oonfi-ele-ntialclei k feir Dunleip brothers, bank-e-rs, was urreste-el em the charge of crn bezzlinjr $-'0,000. llurlars blew open the safe in the Farmers bank in Khe-ridan, Me., anel se cured $3,000, At the national convent ieui iti Tope ka, Kan., eif the Natiemal Aid n.-oe-iation bh-e- w:is ndopfcel as the oflicial ceilorof t he- soeie-ty. Ke-v. C (. Ilrow n. 1). I)., has been cx pelleel freun the ( 'hie-ao Conre-at ion :ii asf.i e-ia t ieui. A bill p:;sscd the South Caroliua h-is-lature ieeiiirin'r iailreads tei furnish separate but ide ntical iiecomnmda t ions feir while and e-i!ored passe n;r rs. During n blizarel en the Alaska e-oast eiver 20 persons lost their lives anel eithers were injured. Ilichard Feiweis, a no mlor of the Trinielad (Ceil.) I'ille club, bnde- the woild'.t ree-ord for targe t shexitinp; ofT hand, 200 yards' distance. His M-eirc was 00 out ef a peisihJe 100. The Carpenter Strrl company In KeaditifT, l'a., is we)rkin elemble time turuinir out prejevtiles fer the navy. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. Uev. William C. Cnttell, I). I)., LL. I)., fejr 20 ye-ars preside-ut eif Lafayette col lee, elie-el in Philade lphia, ne d 71 years. Matilda J. I'.allin-er elieel in llethel, III., n,'cd 100 ye-ars duel 8 months. Daviel W. Kamseh-ll, whei aitie-d fame hy the- eli.-eov-ry in ISO! etf ".Norway oats,' elieel in South Uoyal tem, Vt., d'eel 71 years. Thomas W. Woollen, formerly ntteir-tiey-fem-ral ef Indiana, elieel at his home in Franklin. Justie-e (ieore- H. Mael'arlane, of the supreme -ourt eif Miouri. elieel in St. Leiuis, irr, ,1 c y (.!ir. Willi.iin II, Stiekney, the oldest inetn her eif the- llliimis bar. died at his heime In Chicago, ap-e-d s0 years. An address em behalf ef the elemo cratie, populist and silver re-publican parties has been issued which see-ks to unite the members of the- three par ties upem the- financial issue as the epiestion of parameiunt importane-e. Mis.-ouri prediibitiemists will hold the-ir state edtivention in Meiherlv em the .1th ef May. Miss Isabella Franklin Jones, of Chl en;:o, one eif the- lenelin Christian Se i entists eif the t.'nlted States," elieel In Kansas City, Me. Senor Dupuy eh' L'ime le-ft Washing, ton for New York, freun whence he will sail for Spain. A bill to submit a stilTrnpe amend ment was elefeateel in the Iowa senate by a eite eif .10 te 47 FOREIGN. Quartz ohl has been found In the I'embin.i mountains, near the Interna tieinal boundary, in southern Manitoba I'mpcror Francis Joseph eif Austria will celebrate this year the fiftieth an i.iversary of his sueee.ion to the crown and he has eleeided t. finalic the ri nt hy resitftiirj; in favor eif his eldest lephew. Fcrelinnnde Fahre. the famous French novelist, died In Paris. The steamer Marabella wns sunk nt Hull, Unhand, In n collision with the Fritish war fhip (Jalatrn, nrul 40 valua ble r.ie e hordes were lost. Anarchy relprtiis throuhoijt (Juafe niala nt the result of the assassination of .Preside-ut Ikirrlos. The Ilallond-American steamer Vccn dam foundered at e-a, three eJays out from Kuttcrdani, anel the passengers and crew to the number of 213 souls were rescued by the crew of the Ameri can liner St. Iouis. The Spanish cabinet has appointed Senor Leiuis I'eilo l'cruale miuiter to the L'ulteel State-s to Kiicceed Seneir De Lome anil has ulso refused to make apology for the letter which caused De Leirne's resignation. There Is so much excitement In Pari over the trial of M. Zola that troops ore k'uarelinrr the city. Fames ami Kinc. marines, belenfin to tfhe Unitctl Slates cruiser Ualeiph on hoT way to China, were drowned at Co Uttnbo, Ceylon. ' The relations between China and fier many nre serieuisly strained over the latter's fresh demands. The battle ship Maine was blown up ami elest roved by an explosion in the harbor ef Havana and many persons w ere killeel and w eiunded. The cause eif the explosion is uukneiwn. The steam er cost $2,4SI.OOO am was commanded by Capt. Si'sbee. THE MAINE DESTKOYED. LATER. A dtfctns.lort upon coast defenses wns the: interesting feature of the United StateH seTiute on the 10th, many sena tors taking the grounel that the appro priations shouhl be for tlie full amount of the cKtimates by the war department Instead of some $1,000,000 less. Sena tor Morrill (Vt.) oeeupieel the entire time of the executive session with a ppeech eippesinLT the- ratification ef the Hawaiian annexation treaty. The de bate em the bankruptcy bill eqieneel in the heiuse, but It attracted little atten tiem, the inte-rest of the members being' entirely absorbe-el by the disaster to the Maine. Mr. Ihuitelle, chairman eif the naval e-ommitte-e, presented a resolu tion, which was mianine insly adopted, e-xprcssinLf regret for the elisaster, con-dolene-e with the familie-H of theise who hst their lives nnel sympathy with the lnjure-d. In municipal e-leetions throughout Pennsylvania the1 republicans were pent-rally successful. The' French sfeniner Flachat, hound freun Marseilles forCeilon, was wrecked em tlu island eif Anapa, one ef the Cnn nry proup, anel 40 jiasse-npers nnel 30 of the- crew were elrenvne'd. Uocknway Ik-aeh, N. Y., has sufTerrd serious loss by fire, a hotel and seven e-eit tapes lieinp ele-streiyed. Fire in the hip frelpht station nnel ware-house eif the Philadelphia & Uend inp Kallwav' company in Philadelphia caused a loss eif $200,000. Manj cattle are elyinp em the rnnprs in Celeirado because ef bad we-ather. Durinp severe storms on the Chinese coast over 100 lives were lost, meist of thorn beinp Chinese and Japanese tail ors. The tupboat Frankle e-npsized and sunk in New Yeirk bay and five me-n we-re- lost. Senator Allisein, who is at Duhuepie, la., tryinp tei settle a flpht eiver the h cal peist mastership, says e-onpre-ss will probably adjourn about the last, of May. Mrs. Mary Me-Hiide, eif P.urlinpton June-tieui, Mo., elieel nt the ape eif 4.1 years. She weiph.'d 0.10 pounds-. Ftirther advices say that the destruc tion of the Unite-d States battle ship Maine' in Havana harbeir rcsulteel in tin- eleath eif 2 .IS men. The total num ber eif the crew was 351, and eif these emly 00 are- now alive. Many of the sur v ivors nre suffer! np se-rieius we unds anel several metre may elie from their in-juiie-s. The cause of the: e-x plosion has neit (is yet been asrcrtaine-el, but an in vest ipat ien Is unde-r w ay. MINOR NEWS ITEMS. Lead and zine; In payinp epiantitiea have been elis-evere-el in the new Kaw I e-se rvat iein. Oklahoma. New s coincs freun Hawaii that a inar riape has he-en nrranped between Princess Victeirin Kaiulani and Prince Dai itl Kawannnnkem. The re-pe nts eif the University eif Cali fejrnia have dee iiled to cstalilish a eol lepe eif comine-rce as eme e)f the elepart-uie-nts at the- university. llev. Sam Jemes makes $30,000 a year by his pre-ae-hinp anel says that the se cret eif his sue-e-i-ss is 1 he fact that he has seimethinp to say and says It. Tyler (Sarrett,who mysteriously elis appeareel freun (lalena, Kan., last March, and was reporte-e! tei have been mur dered, has returnee! tei his home. A party eif seient ists has Just returned tei San Fraue-ise-o freun the seiuth s-as with many valuable specimens, some eif which have ne-ie-r befewe been seetireek Fully 1..100 Apache Indians nsseinhleel dt the San Carlos iipency. Arizona, have piien their reinsert tei the buildinp of u railniad threiuph the- reservation freim (leronimo. Mrs. James Wripht, who elie-d In Hreiokl.vn recently, was the- last full b.exule d ineuibereif the- tribe eif Montauk IndiatM. With her eleath the- tribe he came extinct. In respect tei feireipn 1 lade t he United State-s has in the- la-t ten years risen freun feiurth tei thirel place amonp the I. at ions eif the earth, ('.upland anel tier many still lead. It is announce'd that Dr. Carl I'lfstreim nnd Dr. Charle-s Lnnelbeck, of Hrooklyn, hive elise-ove-re-el dn dlititeixi;! remeely for pneumonia, nnel that it had been trieil with success in a doe-n cases. Fliiahcth Flanders aud Fanny Faple horn. 'he Indian pirls who trieel tei burn the pirls buildinp of the Indian seheieil nt Carlisle , Pa., ple ioh-d puilty nnel were sente-need to one year and six iminths. The natieinal W. C. T. U. appeals to all temjH-ranee and relipicus seicities thretuirhout the country to unite In ce-lebratlnp the birthday eif (Jrn. Neal Dow, the father eif prohibition, on . March 20. J. W. Henelersem, traveler nnd anti eju.irian, has just pnrchnieel the ohlest heiuse in America that at St. Annus- 1 tine, Fhi.. which wns built In 1.104 nnd . was ured by the Spanish pove mor-pen-eral ns a residence. It wna at first a . monnstcry. I Powerful Unltod States War Ship A la Blown to Pioco3. Hspltialoti from n liUnuevn Cne In llnrbur uf Jlnvunlt la TltuuuUI liMl Live Were l,ol Cubnu C'uiitul la a I'aulc. Havana, Feb. IC.At 0:45 Tuesday evenintj a terrible explosiou took pluc-e on board the United State cruiser Muiue in Havana harbor. Many were killed of wounded. All of the boats of the Spanish cruiser Alfonso XI I. are as kiktlnp. As yet the cause of the explosion la not apparent. The wounded sallers of the Maine are unable to explain it. It is believed that the cruiser is totally de stroyed. Tlie explosion shook the whole city. The windows were broken in all the houses. A correspondent soys he has con versed with several of the wounded sailors anel unelerstnnds from them that the explosion took place while they were asleep, so that they can pive no particulars as to the cause. The wildest elemeinstration prevails In Havana. The w harves are croweled with thousands of people. It Is believed the explosion occurred in n small pow der mapazine. At midnipht what re mains of the Maine is still burning, eiver tem Killed. Capt. Sipsbee anel the other ofiicera have been saveel. It is estimated that over 100 of the crew were killed, but It is impossible as yet to give exact details. Admiral Manteiola has orJereel that boats of all kinds should go to the as sistance of the Maine and her wounded. The Havana firemen nre giving aid, tending carefully to the wounded as they are hroupht on shore. It Is a terrible sight, den. Solano and the other generals have been er-dere-el by ("apt. Cen. Illanco to take ste-ps to help the Maine's crew in every way peissible. The ceirrespeinelent eif the Associateel Press has been near the Maine in eme eif the boats of the cruiser Alfonso X 1 1. and se-en others of the wounelcel whe corroborate the state inentof theise first interviewed that they were olreaely asleep when ti e explo sion occurred. Mil)' llnve llren Ilealeneil. No explanation of the cxploslem has been obtainable up tei this time. It is assume-d that eine eif the ship's maga zines blew up en- bombs were placed beside- her and set eifT by Spaniarels. The excitement is sei intense that the military authoritie-s have eirelercd troops to quarters, and the streets tire fille-d with crowds of exciteel citizens and soldiers jeistling each either. At this hour (twei a. in.) the hull of the Maine is burning nnel the flames iKtiminate the entire harbeir. Thou sands have gathered at the water fremt tei witness the unusual spe-ctacle. It Is clear to theise em shore that the vessel is sinking and will seion be at the beitteun of the bay. The whede city seems on the verge eif n panic. Capt. Sipsbe-e says the expleision ee currcd in the bow eif t he vessel. Hp re ceived a wound In the head. Orders were given to the other eifTieers te save themse-lves as be-st they could. The lat ter, who were literally thrown from their bunks In their night eleithing, gave the ne-ee-wsaTy orders with preat sel f-peissessiem and bravery. C'npt. Slulre'n Itrport. Wnshingtem. IVo. 10. The secretary of the navy re-eeived the folhiwing te-Ie-gram freun Cant. Sipsbe-e: "Mrelne hlown nn In Havana tin rhor Ml nnd elest royrd M.mv wounded a ret elmiM-h-s more Itlllfd and drowned. Wounde-d nnd others on hoard Spanish mon-of-war and Ward line steamer. Send lighthouse froh-rs from Ky West for erew ami few ploce-s of equipment still above (water). No one had other clothes than those upon him. "Public opinion should he suspended un til further report. All otTlerrs believed to he saved. Je'nklns and Merrltt not yet accounted for Muny Spanish oflk-ers. In cluding representatives of Cen. Illanco, now with mo nnd express sympathy. "sk;hhki:." The eiflicern re-ferrcel tei in the ..hove dispatch ore: Lieut. Friend W. Jenk ins and Assistant F.nglneer Darwin II. Merritt. Freun the weireling of the dis patch the navy elepartment thinks It is possible that they were on shore at the time' ef the accielent. The secretary of the navy re-eeived another dispatch freun Key West at the same time with the above, but its con tents were not made public. The eirele-rs feir the lighthouse- tenders were nt once sent to Key West in plain language. The Mnlnefitnl llrr Cnminniiilrr, The Mnlne I a battle hlp of th" soe. or.d r!nse and Is rcrnrded as one of the hcM ships In the rtrw navy. Sh wm hu'it at t lie llrooklyn navy yard ant I ."IS fce-t loner, 71 fee t hroad, i'l fi me-nn draught nnd C,f,S2 tons displacement. Hho cnrrlr fmir ten-tnch and six six-Inch br ech-loadlng' runs tn her main IntyTV anil pvfn ".ix. poundrr and eH-ht or e-ponndcr rapl l-Mr' runs and four fiatllpcs In her necnruiary hattfry, and four Whitehead torji doe s. Tho commander e.f th Maine, e'npt. Flrshee, N a favorite In the navy depart ment. For four yenrs he was chief of the hydre.rraphle ofllce, and ty his enerpy hronieht the oftlci up to a high standard, llei was lue-ky to get so Important a ship as the Maine, considering his actual rank, which Is that of a commande r, hut Immedi ately hes Justlfhd ihe department's Judg ment In the selection by running his ship straight Into a dock In New York harhor to avoid running down a packed excursion boat. This wai n display of quick lodg ment. rero and pluck that phoned the? elepartment so hlKhly that the captain waa sent a complimentary letter. ADRIFT ON THE ICE. I.nrie .iiiitle nt I'lalieriurn In I'rrll un l.ifltt i:rle. PutTalei, N. Y., Frl. 10. A number of men estimate-el at between 2n and 30, wliei were f1diing through the ice em Lake llrle several miive up the lake, are be-lievcd tei have hist their lives er, ate delrift em the ice em the lake. A heavy winel blowinp freun the east causeel the Ice to break away freun the shore, ami nothing can nenv be seen eir hcarel of the men. A large rescue party are on their wny through a blinding snow ttorui up the lake shore. LOVELIEST IN THE WORLD. Ont It Seems That lie AV Iteferrln to Another wonisu, "I know what 1 am talking about," rt-marke-d member ot congre-ns, " hen I say that a congressman hat troubles of his owu. It's a fine tiling to he a statesman and show up in the natioual parade of greatness at the rapital. but there's a gneni deal more to it than thst. And one of the things that is hardest to hear is what they say about us. Why, a lady can't come up here and ask to see a member that there aren't half a dozen feople to wink and shake the head and a ot more of the same to initke him wish all tht women were in hades. Of course, there is some ground among us for remarks, just as there is among preachers and doctors and hod carriers and everybody else human, and I know a woman or two who find their chief delight in trying to involve congress men and other ollicials in any kind of a flir tation that corners handy. Ihey are pretty and persuasive, and before a man knows w hat he is about he is down in the senate restaurant paying for a lunch and listening to some kind of a tale of woe. "(Jut they iiiUs it now and then, and I am glad to note an instauce which occurred only a day or to ago. A member from a northern state had been invited to call at the lady's hotel the next day and she had asked him to let her know if he could come, lie wrote saying anions other things: "To morrow, madam. 1 hope to see Hie loveliest woman in the whole world.' Naturally she wss pleasrel anel toM all the people around the hotel about it. The next eiy he did not appnr, and the next she saw hitn at the capitol and asked him what he meant by treating her so. " 'What did I do!' he asked, innocently. " "You said you were coming to see me,' she said, blushing at theirenietabrance of his WoreU. I think not.' "'Indeed, vou did.' the insisted. 'Yea atd you would see the loveliest woman ia the world and she bin-died apain. " 'Oil, I beg your pa relon,' he said, smiling, 'I meant my wife. She jut arrived yester day.' "Washington Star. fl Benefactress' Kind Act From the Evening News, Detroit, Mich. Mr. John Taney, of 130 Itaker Street, Detroit, Michigan, is one of thoee women who always know just what to do in all trouble and sickness. One that is a mother to those in distress. To a reporter she said: "1 am the mother of ten cUldren and have raised eight of them. Several years ago we had a serious time with my elaughter, which began when 6he was about sixteen years old. She did not have any serious ill nesn, hut seemed to gradually waste away. Having never had consumption in our fam ily, as we come of gonl edd Irish and Scotch stock, we diel not think it was that. Our eloetor called the disease by an old name which, 1 afterward learned, meant lack of blood. "It is impossible to describe the feeling John and I had as wc noticed our daughter slowly passing away from us. We finally found, however, a medicine that seemed to I Mi help her, anel from the first we noticed a deeulcd change for the better, and after three months' treatment her health was so greatly unproved you would not Imvo re-cog-nied her. She gained in flesh rapidly and was soon in pi-rl'e-ct health. The medieine used was Dr. Williams' l'mk Fills for Pale People. 1 have always kept these pills in the house sinee and have recomruende d them tei many pcep!e. 1 have told mothers about them and they havccllettod some wonderful cures. "Kvery mother in this land should keep these phis in the liousr, ns they nre good for many ailments, particularly 'those arising from impoverished or diseased blood, ana weakened nerve force." Only Half HevTf. Pookstorc Salesman What can I show you, madam? Mrs. Struckett Pitch 1 wnnt to order the complete works ofthe complete works of there. I've foreotten npiin! I know it's either Wordsworth or Southworth, but I can't rem'-niber which. About the same thing, ain't they ? Chicago Tribune. tlenfness Cnnnol II o Cared hy local applieations, ns they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is only one way to cure de-afness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused ty an intlaim-d condition of the mu cous lining ef the F.utachian Tube. When this tube rets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or impelled hearing, and when it is entirely closed eleafness in the result, anil unless the inflammation can be taken out and this tube icsteirt-d to its noiinal con elition, hearing will be destrove-d forever; nine cases out of ten are causeel by catarrh, which is nothing but an inlhimed condition of the mucous surlaees. Wc will give One II und reel Dollars for any ease of Deafness (caused by entail h) that rannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free. F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O. Fold by Druggi-f. 7.V. Hall's Family Fills are the best. Then He (iilts. 1'rim Man is born to rule the world. Prone Put noinctiincH he gets married. Up-toDate. Customs C'nses Deeleled. The general appraisers of goods passing threuigh the Custom Heiuse have made sev eral efceiions lately whie h, until pasie-d upoi by the Secretary of the Tieasury, will hole good. Put while there is stability in that epiarter, no system failing in atrength can le properly sustained without the aid of Hosteller's Stomach Litters, a genial tonic and remedy for malaria, rheumatism, dya pepski, constipation and biliousness. . Aft .r a man is 30, in thinking of roasting he ci nsidcr the walk back. Atchison Globe. Mnnjr I'eople Cnnntif Ilrtnk eoflce nt night. It spoils their sleep. You can elrink (J rain O when you please andsleep like a top. For (Jrain O eh;es not stimulate; it nourishes, cheers nnd feed. Yet it looks ami tastes like the best coffee. For nervous persons, young people and children (Jrain-O is the perfect elrink. Mude from pure grains. (Jet n package ftoni your grocer to day. Try it in plnee e.f coffee. 15 und 25c. When n girl goes on the street to look for her steady, everybody knows it. Atchison (ilobe. I.nne'a ranilly .Medicine. Moves the bowels each day. In order to he healthy this is necessary. Acts gently on the hver and kidnej a. Cures sick headache. Price 25 and 50c. However ssj a man may feel, lie loses his look of sadness when eating a good dinner. Atchison (jlobe. i i McVleUer's Theater, Chicago, Always plays the Lest attractions. February 13 "The Sunshine of Paradise Alley," the new four act niece by Denmaa Thompson tod Ceorgs IV. ltjeJer. , A LETTER TO "WOMEN. A'fow'words from Mrs. Smith, of Philadelphia, -will certainly corroborate the clam that Lydia K. Finkham's Vegetable Compound Is -woman's ever reliable friend. I cannot praise Lydla E. Tick ham's Vegetable Compound too highly. "lor nine week a I was 1 bed suffer - In j with in flammation and conges tion of the ' oraries. I had a dis- charge all the time. Whenlyinf down all felt quite V comfort- able; but as soon as I would put my feet on the floor, the pains would come back. Every one thought It was impossi ble for me to get well. I was paying 51 per day for doctor's visits and 75 cents a day for medicine. I made up my mind to try Mrs. Pinkhain'a Vegetable Com pound. It has effected a complete euro for me, and I have ell tho faith in th world in it. What a blessing to w man it is!" Mns. Jexkie L. Smith, No, 324 KaufTman St., Philadelphia, Pa. s ubstantLU. Five-Finger Exercise, No. 2. A word which in the Estey Organ construction means experience, best material, deft fingers and improved machin ery. All this accounts for the marvelous way the " Estey " will stand in tune and re sist bad climate. Aany an "Estey," twenty-five years old, is as good as new. Onr(lT-polnt4dl- EstCV Ofclfl CO. eonrcomplt wita ... , csiftiogu. ..uv . TirattUboro, Vt. V&jij """" It Car, Cold Coughi, fore Throat, Croup. Influ ent. Vi hooping Cuph, Bronohitis and Aithma. A errtsia turn lor lemur n-ion in rrit stagea, and a tura relief in aa'v.nctd t.ig-i. Uaa at ones. You willse the tirell.nt cltart aftr taking tha f!rtdor. Sold by dokUra avaryw Lara, rnea, 8) and 60 c nta Per bottln. m Go to your grocer to-day and get a 15c. package of It takes the place of co fee at J the cost. Made from pure grains it is nourishing and health ful. Inslat thst f etf rrnoar f Iras yon O It klX-O. Aci-rpi nu luiiiaeiuu. 4 YEMS AN INDEPENDENCE IS ASSURED If rem lak tip yotir home In WKMTKUN CANADA. Ilia Und of plenty, lltua tratel .nu.phlau. fcWIng eipe-rlenrn of farmers who have Looernie wealth f In arowlnc wheat. K w m aiirl full Infiirm.linn to reiliiond railway rstea. ran Imi hnil on ari'llfatlow lo Uepartmntit Interior, eittawa. Canada, or to C. J. HKOI'CillTON. ZI U.nartne.rle Itutidins. Clileaso, III I T. ei Cl'lUtlK. Hte?en Point. Wla M. V. MrlNNF;.. No. I Merrill Illoes. Ih-trolt. II. I e'A V K.Ne. 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