Celebrated for it*
healthful ties*. A*t-urt'i the food acatnet
and ft 1 form* of adulteratioij common to the
cheap brands. KOYAL BAKlN*. POWDER
Senate Cnmmitti e Favorably Rec
ommends Uesolutioii of Sen
To the Elitet That the Govern
ment Slioul I Foreclose Union
Having First "Redeemed the Road
From All of the Triol'
WASHIXOTON, June 26.—The senate
Pacific railroads lias
agreed to report favorably the resolution
introduced by Senator Harris of Kan
sas, expressing the sense of the senate
that the United States should redeem
the Union Pacific railway from prior
liens and take steps to foreclose the
government mortgage. The resolution
was amended by the addition of a pro
vision at the instance of Senator Mor
gan requesting ihe president to "sus-
P' nd proceedings to carry into effect the
ULTccment alleged to have been made to
sell the interests of the United States in
the Union Pacific railroad, and in the
f-inking fund until further action of
i-i ingress is had in reference thereto."
The action of the committee was
unanimous. Senator Harris was au
thorized to make the report.
Mr. Harris' Viotrs.
In presenting the resolution to tin
senate Mr. Harris will introduce are
port which, while it is not authorized
u* a committee report, gives the Kan
sas senator's views and indicates the
reasons of tlie committee for the action
taken. In this respect it is stated that
it was the intention of congress that
'acific railroads should constitute a con
tinuous national highway, and thus
pn K veils:
"When the executive department of
the government consents to an arrange
ment by which this fundamental object
of the law is absolutely and forever di
l. ated, and the great line so highly
prized is to be divided up among
warring and conflicting interest
it is time for au earnest
and .emphatic protest
i congress, and when, further, it is
found that the executive not only per
mits, but actually participates and aids
111 the execution of this destruction, as
shown by the correspondence as given
by the letters from the attorney general
in response to the senate resolution of
Jan. 23 and March 26, 1897, and hereto
attached, and actually proposes to con
sent to a surrender of the sinking fund
and tlio enormous sacrifice of the pecu
niary interests of the government, it
would seem beyond the power of the
most able of corporation agencies to sat
isfactorily explain such action. This
correspondence shows letters from
various government directors highly
approving this unlawful proceeding. If
we are to believe the current news of
the day, some of the directors are
largely interested^! the proposed new
and be convinced.
organization, and history seems about to
n-ioat itself, and the practices of the
Credit Mobilier, and the construction of
the comianies of the past to be once
more revived and put in operation. If
the government has knowledge of this
plan of reorganization it has not been
communicated to congress and the haste
in the sale of the property under the
existing agreement with the former
executive, which is evidently a part
of the plan required requires
the active intervention of congress in
demanding a full knowledge of the plan
ill course of execution."
Figures are added »o show that under
the ]iri ]osed reorganization the govern
ment would lose $24,7N4,31M, and it is
also claimed tliat the great losses would
be sustained by other creditors.
SIEGE OF HAIL STONES.
Kan., Kxperlences the Wont
Storm of the Kind in Its History.
TOPRK Kan., June 2(5.—The worst
hail storm known in the history of I
Kansas struck this city shortly after 0
p.m. Hail stones weighing 12 to 16
ounces stripped the treesof their foliage,
smashed window panes on every hand,
including the finest plate glass store
fronts, cut down telegraph and tele
phone wires, riddled awnings and in
flicted unprecedented damage through
out the city. Dogs were struck in the
streets and instantly killed. Horses
were knocked to their knees to rise
again and dash away in mad fright.
Many runaways occurred throughout
the city. When the fury of the storm
had passed dead birds wire found every
Heavy WlaJ ud Terrific Lightning
accompanied the storm. Topeka looks
like a city .that- has withstood a siege of
war guns. There are not a dozen build
ings in the town that are not almost
window less and many roofs were caved
in. The roofs of street cars also were
pierced. Tin- damage wrought can let
ter be imagined when it is known that
the hail stones ranged in size from that
of a hen's egg to an ostrich egg and
that yo minutes after the storm one hail
tone was picked up which measured 14
inches in circumference. Surgeons are
busy dressing the wounds of persons
injured in the storm, several of whom
may die. Many were hurt in runaways
on the streets.
CREATED A SENSATION.
Avrlihinliop Denounce* Public
in an Ailtlrew.
DUBUVL'E, la., June 26.—Archbishop
Hennessy created a sensation by an at
tack on the public schools in au address
to the pupus at St. Clara's academy,
Sinsinawa, Wis. He denounced them as
irreligious and therefore dangerous for
future generations claimed tliat the
Catholics paid one-seventh of the $500,
000,0:0 whi 'h it costs to support the
public schools, but were denied the
privileges of religious education. The
entire address Was a denunciation of the
public schools system aud laudatory of
the parish schools.
GSHKOSH, Wis., June 26. Large
numbers of delegates .have arrived to
attend the second annual state saenger
fest of the Northern Wisconsin Saenger
bund. The formal exercises opened at
Turner hall, wlirn an address of wel
come was given by Mayor Ideson.
About 1,500 will jKirticipate in the song
contests, which will be held at Exposi
tion hall, a special feature Ix-ing a
chorus of 600 voices. The big day will
be Sunday, when 15,000 excursionists
are expected from all psurts of the state.
A Hl'SSIAN PROTEST.
The Nove Vreinya Ohjeet* ViKorousljr to
LONDON, June 2T».—The St. Peters
burg correspondent of The Morning
Post says The Nove Vremya protests
vigorously against the action of the
United States as to Hawaii, which, it
adds, may soon be followed by an at
tempt to annex Cuba.
"Europe," it says, "has every reason
to oppose the Strengthening of the
United States in the new world and
mu.-t be ready to supjiort Spain if she is
threatened with the loss of Cuba."
Decided Victory Over lioth Vale and
llttrvard at Toughkccpide.
PouuHKEEi'siE, N. Y., June 2f».—
Conditions for the annual 'varsity race
were excellent, and the crews were all
in good condition. The start was made
at 3:45 p. m., Cornell leatiing slightly.
At the finish Cornell was 5 lengths
ahead of Yale, Harvard finishing 4
lengths behind Yale. Time, 21) minutes,
Doubts the Story's Accuracy.
WASHINGTON, June 26.—The officials
of the French embassy here refuse to
impart information concerning any
connection that the anarchists may
have had with the holocaust of the
early part of May. Mr. Le Favre, the
first ^retaiyof the embassy, said that ^j^uic Hoffnian
there had been no communication re
ceived from his government on thfe
subject and he doubted the accuracy of
Senate Finishes the Schedules Ec
lating to Silk and
Western Senators Beg For a Re
duction on Silks But Are
Absence of a Qnornm Gives Mr.
Vest an Opportunity For
WASHINGTON, June 26. —'The resolu
tion of Mr. Hale (Me.) relative to re
stricting the privileges of ex-senators on
the floor of the senate to those not in
terested in legislation and claims, was
referred without comment to the com
mittee 011 rules.
Consideration of the wool schedule of
the tariff bill was resumed at paragraph
307 relating to aubosson, axinin.ster,
nioqnette and chenille carpets.
Mr. Vest (Mo.) moved to strike out
the specific rate. The vote was 17 to 24,
four short of a quorum. There was
some delay in announcing the result,
owing to the anxiety to secure a quorum,
but Mr. Vest insisted on a speedy an
nouncement, remarking that the suffer
ing country could not wait while Re
publican senators mustered a quorum.
When the want of a quorum was an
nounced, Mr. Vest derisively said:
"And this, with the country just wal
lowing and dying while the bill waits."
"The senator is out of order," inter
posed Mr. Chandler jocularly.
"And so is the country," added Mr.
A call of the senate brought 52 sena
tors to the chamber, and Mr. Vest's
amendment was then rejected—21 to 26.
The consideration of the wool sched
ule was completed at 1 o'clock. Mr.
Vest offered a number of amendments
but was defeated in each instance, the
schedule being adopted as suggested by
the finance committee. The silk sched
ule was at once taken up.
l'reelpitiited a Livt-ly le1»ate.
The silk schedule precipitated quite A
lively debate, the Western and coast
senators contending that committee
rates were excessive, prohibitive and
burdensome. They "claimed the rates
run from 70 to 700 per cent. Messrs.
Jones, Vest, Mantle, White, Teller and
Piatt (Conn.) took part in the debate.
The latter held that the government
figures showed the rates to average 75
per cent. Efforts to reduce the com
mittee rates were rejected.
Mr. Morgan referred incidentally to
Japan's protest against the annexation
of Hawaii to the United States,
ESTABLISHED 1890. MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA SATURDAY, JUNE 20 189' PRTCE FIVE CENTS.
ON TOBACCO NOW
which subject he said he thought Japan
possible ground of complaint.
It was unfortunate at this particular
time to have this particular nation
feel tlio ferocity of this tariff bill, al
though Mr. Morgan declared there was
not a nation from Mexico to Turkey
which did not know that the United
States was about to enter upon a war
against the commerce of the world.
Mr. White's amendment, limiting
the duties to 200 per cent, was rejected,
2:} to 28.
The silk schedule was completed and
tobacco taken up.
OPPOSING THE POPULAR WILL
Act of the Canadian Senate May Wipe It
Out of Kxintcncc.
NEW YORK, June 2FI.—A dispatch
from Ottawa, Out., to The Press says:
A political crisis that may result in a
radical change in the constitution of
Canada is imminent. The senate, a
majority of whose members are Torv
derelicts of past federal and provincial
governments, has declined to ratify cer
tain contracts made by the present Lib
eral ministry. The ministry have put
into the estimates items which enable
them to carry on the contracts. Should
the senate defeat them an appeal to the
people against the senate will l)e in
evitable. This is the lirst time in its
history that the senate has undertaken
to grapple with the lower house, elected
by the people. The outcome will be
watched with intense interest, for it
may be the legiiining of the end of the
English Opinion of .lupanV Attitude.
LONDON, June 2*.—The Daily Graphic
say*editorially: "Japan is likely to de
feat her own ends by addressing a belli
cose remonstrance to the United States i and surgeon,
oil the subject of Hawaii.^ The policy of
annexation is not very popular in Amer
ica, but any attempt at dictation will
only be resented and will strengthen
the case for the annexationists."
Murdered by Pmont Unknown.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 2i.—The
oner's inquest into the mysterious death
has been concluded,
the jury returning a verdict to the ef
fect that he was murdered
persons unknown to the jury.
Milliliter Cox Rraipii.
WAspiNuToN, June »".—The resigna
tion of Maszrane Cox, United Stntes
minister to Honduras and Salvador has
been received at the state department.
It is understood to le the president's
purpose to make an early appointment
to iUl Uiis place.
The Rrakrnwn Kllletl.
Dtrmr^lF.. Ia.. Juno 25.— A last
freight on the Burlington struck an ob
struction at Aiken, Ills., l»i miles south
of here. The engine and several ears
Vere wrecked and the road was bl k
aded. Brakeman Hairy Ferris of La
Crowe was killed.
jEiATEST MARKET HEPOKT.
MILWAUKEE, Juno 2A.
WHEAT—No. 2 spring, 74c Na 1
Northern, 70July, ll%o.
OATS—N j. 2 white. [email protected])i3.
BAULKY—No. 2, 34(iiJ5c sample on
Dt'LUTH, June 25.
Live P' ultry
15e ducks, lu^Hc
No. 1 hard, 74c Na
1 Northern, 711'4* No. 2 Northern, 71c
No. a spring, tiO^^tMV^c reject*Kl,
to arrive, No. 1 hard, 7-k", No. 1
Northern, 7!iV4c July No. 1 Northorn,
September No. 1 Northern,
MINNEAPOLIS. June 25.
WFTEAT—June closed at 72}ic July,
No. 1 hard, ?4e No
Poultry, llutter'aiift Kjrjf*.
L'JiU ACio, tine 2
firm. Turkeys, K17
spring chickens, UM
Butter firm civum
St. Paul t'nlon Stock Yard*.
SOUTH ST PAUL. Jufte 25.
HOGS—Market firm and active qualit'
medium to lair. Kan go of prices,
CATTLE-Market i- a ut steady, out]
Sales ranged at *X45uj,,i.70 for sto -ker«
|2.7out.2. 5 lor heifers $4.50V!£4.7j tor
iulv(,s &I.UON< 1.00 lor steers.
SHKKP—Market for .ud sheep and
lambti steady, common very dull.
Chicago I'uion Stot-k Yard*.
HOGS—Market fairly active, averaging
Sales ranged at $•!. 40t3 3.57 }J for light
fci.40yi(.5i tor mixed $i.irw*£1.5.) for
heavy ?s.l567 s.iJS for routrh.
CATTLK Market (juiet but steady.
Sales ranged at fcl.fwM5.U0 for 1
$1.75" 4.25 for cows and heifers $2..S0 !4
4.^0 for Texas steera ^1.40ii4. J5 for I
stockers and fedora.
SHEEP—Market steidy to strong. I
Sales ranged at $i.25..''4.:X) for native
sheep $ J.-'"J^4.Ui for Westerns I
5.75 ior lambs.
Hecoipts: Hogs, 2t,00d Cattle, 2,000
Chicago Grain and ProviHiun*.
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no knowledge of the delicate organism of
women, the complicated and obstinate dis
eases peculiar to them, or the remedies
which may safely be prescribed for the re
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be a very good and usef'il woman in her pro
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prescribe remedies for the complicated an 1
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CHICAGO, Juno 25
tember, December, new, i
CORN—June, 24%c July, 25 ,25^ci
OATS June, July, 18o
POliK—June, f7.52J»i July, 17.55 Sep
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Every woman ought to know about the greal
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When you are thirsty stop into
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coiit of mailing onlv. Addretv-, the author, a*
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10 cents extra, 31 oeati in all.
We have just received 500 pair of Men's Ladies' and Children's shoes which we are selling at a bi^
sacrifice. Come eaifly and get the cream of these bargains. Those who have bought our "Sample
.Shoes" before know]all about these bargains and to those who have not had the opportunity before
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J. W. HURLEY'S PLACE
PaDst Giiraien piiMee Beer.
a -'^r case to take home. I call sell it as cheap
us you can buy tlie other bramls of Inferior IWrs now
»n th»» market. I also carry a full line of fine
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anil California Wines which 1 can sell by tlie gallon as
choap as you can get strictly pure goods anywhere.
Call on nie, or if yon want a cuso or koij dolivored at
your house 'Phone Xo. 8.
Hadison, S. D.
A GEXKKAL BANKI\« HUSIXKSS TKAXSACTEb
Fa rm Loans at Lo
Pi: lsuajit to an rl«T jn nlo by tlo- I n it 1 States
Circuit Court, District "f South Dakota. Hon. .John K.
Curlaml, judge, authorizing me so to do, I will offer at
private sale at my office in the Banking House of Daly
and lilackay, in Madison, South Dakota, from Saturday,
.June r», 1897, until July 15, 1807, all assets of the Cit
izens National Bank of Madison, and such of rtaid se
curities as are not sold within said time, v iil be sold
at Public Auction to the highest bidder, on Friday, July
16, 1897, and if not all sold, said sale will be contin
ued until Saturday, July 17th at the south front door
of the court house in the city of Madison. Information
will be cheerfully given upon application also a descrip
tion of property to be sold.
J. Leslie Thompson,
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me, Odorless Gen
erator. Guarahteo to ivr«
and get a nice cool glass ol
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