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oy •m*. i y s v *4*4 5? 1890. ftlSHED .. Am» «. .-fciiSv. N. .N is N j. s in the Transvaal Appear Be Slijrhtly More Fa- tvorable. on Expressed at Pretoria the Latest Note Opens a Way 'y Negotiations May Be Nim.M oiulitions Still Warlike. Sept. 6.—The latest news re lis city fr»itn various points Africa is vague and contradic [Smore is known r»-gard the negotiations bo Kr-.it Britain and the Transvual irncd Monday. Thetticiuls "*iii w!ir oftico emphatically [«.(• tiip reserves have been called !l any steps have been takeu ^-rnoon newspaper* follow the tiun-Mug papers in taking »n y Rruve vi«w of the situation, Ui« war office denial some* |t-n s to allay the wildly alarmist ts ^urr^nt. L^r. r^'un here, the Standard rsXews, prints a dispatch J'1 *bla»i War Certala. li'in o of a 0f rti. Baking A ABSOUJTEEV'PURE Makes the food more delicious and wholesome *V41 L'OWDER t—iwo CO.. WW VOW. IS LESS 1 the troops to Cape Coiony. nie 7Sers. while procrastinating in regard to their reply, have been making every prepara tion for war aud are contemplating raiding the Natal frontier. Laing's Neck, which is the sole route from the Transvaal to Natal, is undefended." Opaai t'p Wajr. The secoud edition of The Times is sued during the morning contains a dis patch from Pretoria under date of Sept. 4, says: "The predominant view is that the last dispatch opens up the way to a modus vivendi, inasmuch as proposals of Mr. Chamberlain relating to the seven years franchise have been practi cally complied with. This is the result of the influence of Herr Fischer (the *I«H'!al agent of the Urange Free State) with the raad.'' This dispatch, however, is at variance with the editorial views on the matter expressed by The Times, NO FURTHER CONCESSION'S. Boars Offered AM TU-y Inteod to Offer. London, Sept. G.- Amid the crowd of conflicting dispatches from Soutn Africa regarding the Transvaal situa tion it is Ktill impossible t» «ay exactly what has happened. It M-eins evident, however, that President Kruger has withdrawn the 5-year lranchise, which was dependent on Great liritain s ac ceptance of impossible conditions re garding suzerainty, and has made some sort of temporizing counter suggestion regarding u conference. The Standard and Diggers News gives what purports the Haying that the tension ui'iuirt'utly less severe, and lvh,..vi.d arrange menu for ^inference at Cape Town ^mi»lrudt although President tJ" Transvaal Republic was pi) to u »attend. those who regard th* Tra Mtf a WHr ^®'wcen lirit- lp Transvaal as only a matter ... is voiced by the St. time. io which "y: »ncfirning the crisis is very —v?uuug ineci 1 lear» that three more iu- 'trades have been ordered to i '"eluding the Gordon's of ?U0 ot the High- lnfanty. jctj which fought in B(?cond battalion of the Black 1( V,!e Bec°nd battalion of the These regiments are under ready t0 leave at 24 hour's Kt at 'J'' 'Hiiers and m«u are de r-vii ,1ruBlt'ctof active service. VkU C,rcles war is considered b,.j The admiralty has lri»isiorts secret session readv_to convey UuhTu a+mJ-i I to be a report of of the Saturday. According to volksraad on this account the volksraad not oiil}' determined to reject the 5-year proj^al but also stoutlv op|Hsed President Kruger visit ing Cape Town and resolved to make a stand for abrogation of England's claim to suzerainty. The Boer organ then ••The Boer government, both the raad and burghers feel they have offered all they iuteud to offer and are now re solved to stand or fall by this decision. Chsnbsrlata Hand. LONPON, Sept. 6.—The secretary ot aUto for the colonies, Joseph thainber lain. arrived in London during the aft ernoon and at once proceeded to e foreign office. It understcKHl thHt he will reiuaiu here until the end of the •aibM. gafin fsftoM Halifax. N. S.. Sept. 6.-A sailboat was sunk during the evening near the mouth of Halifax harbor auJ °nh? of Call in and see thep. "V v v V (J 4* '4- -A.. i V« 1 ,* "i SbaMr --i Ik lf at, I fl^eu lives were lost, the victims all ^lo»K initio this city. Tb*re were elevm jJJsons in the boat and four were saved. cntlemen LOOK I in w ^JSifSe An Opportunity for BLACK HAWK DEAD, Wm the Moat Noted Chief of the Wiscon sin Wtnnebag° Indians. BL.UK RIVEK FALLS,- Wis., Sept. 8.— Black Hawk, the most noted of the chiefs of the Wisconsin Winnebago In dians. died in the town of Brock way, a few miles from this city, aned 9U years. Black Hawk has leen well known in the eastern part of Wisconsin for the last 5U years, was always a friend of the whites and on several occasions pre vented the Winnebagos from takiug the warpath against the palefaces. John T. McKitne Drtaf. New Y»hk. Sept. 6.—John Y. Mc Kane, formerly the political boss of Coney Island and whose trial and con viction in 1S94 for ballot box stuffing gave him natioual notoriety, is dying at his home in Coney Island of acut* pepsia. AN IMPORTANT FOOD LAW. Heavy Penalties for Selling Ar ticles of Food Containing healthy Ingredients. The follow**# law was pa—td at the Inst session of the Missouri legislature, taking effect August 20, 181*9: Seotion 1. That it shall be unlawful for any person or corporation doing bus iness in this state to manufacture, sell or offer to sell any article, compound or preparation for the purpose of being used or which is intended to be used in the preparation of food, iu which article, compound or preparation there is any arsenic, calomel, bismuth, ammonia or alum. Seotion 3. Any person or oorporation vio'ating the provisions of this aot shall be deemed guilty ot a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be fined not lees t*ian one huudrtd dollars, which shall be paid into and become a part of the road fuud of the county in which suoh fine is collected. The operation of this law will be main ly against alum baking powders. But the manufacture or sale of any article of food or article intended to be used iu food wtiioh contains any of the sub stances classed by the law as uohealth ful—from Arsenio to Alum—ta abso lutely prohibited. PLAGUE AND FAMlMtt. tord 8»nthnr«t, Oonraor of Bombay. I'alnts a Gloomy I'lctnro. BOMBAY, Sept. 6.—Lord Sandhurst, governor of Bombay, in the course of a ttpeech at Poouah. said the plague was threading, and that owiug to the failure nf the monsoon, not only the plague was |u the midst of the people, but grim famine was staring at them. He ex pressed the hope that the September rains would come to their relief and stated that in the meantime arrange ments would be made to open relief routes. X-4 a&teon Hatto Center. MADISON, SODTH DAKOTA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER «, I«99. PRICE FIVE CE5TS. GRAND EXHIBITION AT THE GIRLS. LCP L1 U L1 Afterward, the presidential party, in cluding the admiral and the captains, entered carriages and went over the route of the parade. The president'# carriage was drawn by four richly ca» parisoned bay horses. With the presi dent were Mayor Ashbridge aud Gen^ eral Louis Wagner, chairman of the Qi» A. R. executive committee. As the president started up Broad §treet, a great wave of cheering was started that never ceased until he had traversed the entire route of the parade. The presidential party drove past the historic state house. As he passed, the president took off his hat. The party reached the reviewing stand at 10:10 o'clock, and the president waited in the rooms of the director of public works until the head of the procession reached the stand when he again made his ap pearance. The head of the procession moved at 10 o'clock and marched live miles. In dependence hall was passed during the march and caps were lifted and colors dipped by the veterans. A chorus of H.OUO school children assembled at the city hall aud saiv patriotic airs as the veterans passed. Post No. 1. from Rockford. Ills., the oldest post in the Graud Army, headed the line. General James W. Latta of this city, was chief marshal. Anion the uianv relics of the Civil war which appeared in the parade was the worn aud stained flag which was used at General Thomas' headquarters. It was carried at the right of Hue in the Society of the Cutn Wrland, at Chicago at the reception of General Graut on his return from a trii around the world. Disabled veterans rode in carriages following the department of Pennsyl vania at the end of the line. In order came the departments of Illinois. W is consin, Ohio, New York. Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey. Maine, Rhode Island. New Hampshire, Ver mont, Potomac, Virginia. North Caro lina, Maryland, Nebraska. Michigan. Kansas, Minuesota.Missouri. Kentucky. West Virginia, Washington, South Da kota and Alaska. Thirty-five thousand men were in line. The Avenue of Fame, with its snow white columns and festoons of bunting aud laurel was the favorite view point. Chicago appears to be iu the lead foi tho encampment of 1900. Denver. San Francisco and St. Louis are also after it. lo Urint low* itojra Home. Drs Moines, Sept. 6.—A committee of citizens announces that it has se cured pledges from members of the leg islature to vote for a $40.u00 appropria tion to defray the expenses of bringing the Fifty-first Iowa volunteers froiu ban Francisco. laoe 18 ttt v.is£ OF THET Jewel Steel Range #not VETERAN'S IN LINE. Grand Arm? Parade rhllodolphta lo •lowed by the President. Philadelphia. Sept. 6.—This was the big day of the Grand Anny encamp ment, and the city was alive at an early hour. The preseuce in the city of Pres ident McKinley aud his drive over the route of the parade, aroused the great* est enthusiasm among the throngs. Ad* miral Sampson aud the captains of his fleet made a formal call upon the presi-. Cent before 9 o'clock, Mr. McKinley re ceiving them in the reception room set apart for him him at the hotel. McDONALD BROS., Beginning September 13th AND CONTINUING ONE WEEK. This will be an opportunity to personally witness the practical Working of the JEWEL STEEL RANGE and be convinced of its superiority over all competitors. Prices from $40 to $55. Oia. B. KumoT Vttosiden i I WANTED—A number of girls between the ages of 12 and K years to enter a baking contest during the week of the exhibition To the young Miss who prepares and bakes biscuit the quickest and the best on the JEWEL STEEL RANGE, we will present a Bicycle. Applications to enter contest must be filed at our store later than Tuesday, August 29. THE riADISON State Bank, fladison, S. D. A GENERAL BASKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED Farm Loans &*t Lo\A/?s-t ^•RATES1^ WINE OF HEALTHY OLD AGE. LiKt, Bbstom Co. Ask. Aug. 4. I sm 49 rears old snd have be-n suffering with Change of Life. 1 had flooding spells so bad that none thought I could live. My husband got me Wine of Csrdai and it caved my life. 1 sm like another person since taking it. MRS E TOWXSEXD. Manorial It is the devout wish of nearly all people to live to a ripe old ape. None of us want to die young. This universal desire can be realized if care be taken of the health in early and middle life. A little precaution then will add nuny years to our existence. Death can be kert away a long time. Happy, healthy old age will be the lot ot the woman who promptly corrects th« ailments which atfliet her sex. In youth, Wine of Cardui will take the female child safely over the dividing line between girlhood and womanhood. As a wife she needs it to help her through the trials of pregnancy and childbirth with as little discomfort as possible. At the Change of Life it will help her over the dangerous place that appears in her pathway between 40 and 50. Then will come many years of truly blissful existence. She will grow old slow ly and gracefully. To the last she will preserve that charm and beauty which are always characteristic of perfectly healthy grandmothers. ffr 4*'w«» inAman 4/% UBIES' AWIStRI MFAITMIIT. For ad Tim ta mm requiring upectal direct!ona, addretw, riving »Tinrtom«, kite) •*»'!. Tk* rK4t-T4\oo«A •BSICMBCO., Chattanooga. Tenn. xw am made espeoially to our order and are as gopd they oan be made of thread and lew^r |ad $re E O No doubt you all want a pair ot Fine Fall Shoes. We have just received *h»inr«M»st. smd moat eomnlete line of Men's Fine Shoes that ever oame to this made up in all the latest styles and of all kiaasoneath- If J. H. WILLIAMSON Vice President. CARDUI ,1/c It is for women alone to decide whether they will be healthy or sick. The remedy for their ness is close at hand. LAROK BOTTLES OP WINE OF OARDUI SOLD FOR $I.OO BY DRUGGISTS.