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OJil) STAGE EFFECTS.
fCENES THAT USED TO THRILL AUDIENCES YEARS AGO. A Ladlerom Mishap That ©nee Floored i'rank 5S«j o In the I li mnx In "Davy Crockett"—A CTuiU' Fire Scene ilmt Was Vtrj i'uyuiar. "Great Scott, how a modern audi ence would gibe at tlio stage effects that used to thrill folks thirty or so years ago!"' said au old theatrical uum ager who was ill the city recently ea route to Frisco. "Take the famous wolf scene in 'lavy Crockett.' for in stance, that made a fortune for dear old i'rank Mayo. That was consid ered one of the most realistic things of its day. and it stirred audiences to ab solutely frantic excitement. You re ruenil'er how it went: Davy and the heroine have taken refuge in a moun tain cabin, and suddenly they hear a lung drawn wail Ow-o-o-o-o! Ow-o-u-o-o-o! It sounded like a tom cat on a moonlit fence and was emitted by the 'prop' man, tandiug in the wings. Davy springs to his feet. He listens with his hand to his ear. The orchestra plays tremolo. 'The wolves!' he cries, and the house begins to hold its breath. "Meanwhile the prop man puts on more steam. The beasts are nearing. Davy glares around distractedly. Mer ciful ht'vings! He has burned up the door bar for fuel I The prop man howls at the top of his voice. Davy dashes up his sleeve. He springs to the door, rams his bare arm through the empty staples, and two stuffed wolves' heads are poked suddenly through a hole at the bottom! Then the curtain drops, there is more tremo lo. and it rises again to discover Davy fainting at the portal with a couple of streaks of red paint around his good right arm to show where the staples pinched. That scene would excite de rision today, but it kept the wolf from Mayo's own door for many a long year. Incidentally it was responsible for some ludicrous mishaps. "On one occasion, while touring through Iowa, the special scenery was delayed bv a railroad wreck and a local stage carpenter undertook to 'fake up' the cabin interior. By some mistake lie made the staples several inches too small, and when Mayo, who was rather portly, rushed to the rescue he was horrified to discover that he could not get his arm through the irons. lie pushed and squirmed and sweat blond, but it was no go, and as the wolves were supposed to be advancing on a dead lope the situation was decidedly critical. It so happened that the actress who played the heroine that season was very spirituelle, not to say scrawny, and while poor Davy was still wriggling at the door some gallery god suddenly piped out: 'Break away, fatty, and let de lady try!" The audi ence roared and Mayo signaled for a quick curtain. "Fire effects are regarded with dis favor nowadays," continued the man ager, "because if too realistic th\v are apt to create a panic in a crowded thea ter, but in the old melodramas there was no danger of mistaking them »r the real thing, and they were great drawing cards. Back in the early seventies Joe Murphy, the Irish come dian, toured the country in a i lay called 'Help,' which contained a lire scene that was regarded as the must remarkable ever produced on the road. "The curtain rose on a barnlike in t-rior, supposed to represent a den !n San Francisco. Presently a hinanum passed an open door in th«? back, carrying a lamp, and a moment later a crash was heard, indicating: that he had dropped it. A red glow imme diately came through the chink- in the rear wall and grew rapidly brighter and brighter, while there was a sound "f excited footsteps, indistinct shouting isi:d fjiciture being dragged acr»-s the i! Ail that, occurring out of -ivht, v. uikeu the audience to a high pitch of nervous tension. Then smoke began to ooze through the cracks, the red giow continued to increase, and ai! of a sudden the eutire hack wall tittered and sank forward on the stage. Jis losing a dim perspective, with Haines shooting up here and there and firemen rushing pellmell in every direction. '"1 hat spectacle created a tremendous sensation wherever it was put on, yet the e:Jtire effect was produced by a f'-w shovelfuls of red fire burned in the wings and a little Iveopodium pow der, which flashes into a big, harmless blaze and was concealed in tin box s attached to different parts of the set ting. The back wall was let down on a couple of piano wires, which used to get stuck occasionally and suspend it in midair. There was a celebrated lire scene in Chanfrau's play of 'Mose,' but it was admitted to be inferior to the one I have described, and the crudith-s .of both are very laughable when com pared to modern attempts along the same line. "The h.-t tiling of that kind I saw was in London a few years ago. It repr* st nted the burning of a tenement. Smoke and flames poured out of the ca.sf-n.i immense beams crashed down, s-.altering showers of sparks walls crumbled, people- leaped from the windows and were caught in nets, and firemen sent streams of real water in to the blazing ruins. As I watched tin* mimic conflagration my mind revert* 1 to the days of Chanfrau and Murphy, and I sinole several smiles a yard wide and all teeth."—New Orleans Times Democrat. A Detroit business man #ays that dic tating to a stenographer has ruined his spelling. He cannot write an ordinary letter now, he says, without making gross errors in orthography. The marble keeps merely a cold find Md memory of a man who else would be forgotten. No man who needs a Monument ever ought to have one. WHITE EARTH. TIMBER SALE. Indication* That It May Oecar During H?«* I'rcdent WASHINGTON-, fcept. —Tho pros pects are that the timber on the four ceded townships oa the oast side of the White Earth agency will bo sold dur ing the coming season. Recommenda tions to this elicet were made to tho department some time ago by Senators Davis and Nelson and Representatives Morris and l!ddy. It was stated that the sale would be of benefit to tho White Earth Indians, giving them em ployment during the winter and put ting them in possession of needed funds. Habeas Corpu# For Circna Rioter*. DLI.ITH, Sept. 24.—Habeas corpis proceedings have been begun here lor the release of the five employes of the great syndicate circus who are in jail here waiting a hearing in Cass county for rioting. These are the men that the militia arrested at Cloquet some time ago. Helped Kcucue l»r. Han*. WOKCESTEK, Mass., Sept. 25.—George D'Vvs, the last urviving member of the government relief expedition which rescued Dr. Kane, the American Arctic explorer, lSoo, died here of pneumonia, tii'rer an illness of only four days. Mr D'Vys was gunner's mace oa the ex pedition. IH'olimt! a I*r«'mIruUiil Nomination. YUI-.K, Pa., Sept. Co. A. B. Far quliar, a manufacturer of this city, has been tendered the nomination for the presidency on the ticket of the Na tional party by the executive commit tee of that organization. Mr. Far quhar has cecluied the nomination on account of pressure of business LATEST MARKET REPORT. Minneapolis tVfc«at. MINNEAPOLIS, Sopt. 25. WHEAT—In Store—September "Sc, December 7yc. May sl^i^slJae. On Tra:k—No. 1 hard »±jc. No. i Northern 7a?c, No. 3 Northern 7si£c. Sioax City Liv* Stock. Sioux CITY, I»„ Sept. 25. CATTLE—Market slow good, steady, Others, lower. Sales ranged at f5.00^,5.55 for beeves, fc.ojti}i 5 ior cows, bulls and mixed, lor stockers and feeders, $3.40 for ca.vos and yearlings. HOGS—Market shade lower. Kangeef prices lo. Receipts: Cattle 2,000, hogs 2,sJ0. St. Paul Union Stock Yard*. SOUTH ST. PAUL, Sept. 25. IIOGS—Market opened Weak and 5c lower, closed wean at thj decline. Kunge ut prices v4.b'viij.5j. CAiTLiI—.Market steady and a fair demand. tales ranged at $firstname.lastname@example.org for good to choice butcher steers. 9&oym4.1-i guoi to choice butcher euws and heifers. feiw for fat bulls, fur choico iteer calves. SHEEP—Market steady and prices un changcl. Sales ranged at i4.85(gj.0J for good to choice butcher lambs, fci.4tjj lor choico wethers. K.-ceipts: Cattle 2,4W, calves too, hogs 8o0, sheep 75 K Chicago Union Stock Yard*. CHICAGO, Sept. i"5. CATTLE—Market generally steady to slow. Sales ranged at i5A( for good to priiuj steera, *4.50C£.gj for poor to me dium. $2.75v.54.0 for Blockers and feed ers, i-.tw&.i. lo for cows and heifers, i-i.JO (& j. 10 for Texas steers. HUUn—Aiarket about steady. Saies ranged at for mixed and out hers, ior good to choi-e heavy, VAI for rough heavy, ,.j.:ofe5. Jo ior light. for bulk of sales. SHE LP—Market lo,- higher, lamb* 19 j£ ."U HIYRUAR. Sales ranged at £i. eufc&lgj for good to choice wetuers, i0 ior laiubs. Chicago Grain and I'rovUiou*. CHICAG t, dvfjt. '45. WHEAT—September lr.~ a r:, FtiOn—Fresh lGc. October 7dJic, -NOVEMBER 77 '-, /^7J4C. CO UN—September 41 Xu, October November OATS—septemb-T 4i%c, October 21 Ji, Novemucr POi K September «S 14.00. October $1.' .January 11.50. November *11.3-4. FLAN (Janh North western $ i. :.2(& I i l, Southwestern l-j-i'i 1.01, September $1.51 .U.51K. October May Dt tonOt.T HUT I 14—Creatarries 153l32c, dairy l:j G41 POULTRY— Turkeys 7^aac, chick ens ^(0, It Drafhe*N 4'amtot Re Cared. by loctd applications as th««y cannot reach thn diseiiefd portion of the oar. There ih only one way to cur* dnafn«?,h, and that is by constitutional r«-rn»*dieH. iJeiifnens is caused by an intlarued con dition of thn mucous lining of the EiiHtachian Tube. \Vh*n tiits tube is intlariied you have arunibiing sound or imperfect heanntf, and when it, is entire ly closed, deafness is the result, and unlfFH the inliarriat.iorj can be taken out and this tube rent'.red to itg normal con dition, hearing will be dwstrojed forever nine capes out of ten are caused bv Ca tarrh, which is not hirg but mi inflamed coddition of the mucoun surfaces. We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafnenn (canned ],y catarrh i that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, fre*. F. J. CHK.NKV Si Co., Toledo, O. Sold by druggists, ~7, centn. Hall's Family Pills are the be«t. Harper Whiskey Merelvrd UoM Med al. (Mpecial dispateh.j Paris, Aug. 25.— American whiskies rereiven the official approval of the e*positi"n to-day, when Gf»ld Medal was awarded to Ifomheim Bro»., Tymisville, Ky. on their I. VV Harper whipkev 8old in Madison, by Fr.d Knrth. VM A Strong Frio nil of the Fulwn RICHMOND. Va., Sept. 26.—Mrs. Eliz abeth Van Lew, who during tb^ war between the stales famished the L'niou forces with valuable information against the Conicderato government, assisted prisoners escaping from Libby prison and who after the war was re warded by General Grant with the post mastership nt Richmond, died at her residence here daring tile day at an advanced ago. V Dalotti Grain. DL LI TII, Sent. 2o. WHEAT—Cash, No. 1 hard Jvl34c,No.l Northern Sic, Na 2 J^'orthern 7 e, .\o. 3 spring 73a-\ Tj Arrive—No. 1 hard, sic, u. 1 Northern &1 1 4e, September No. 1 Northern bl^c, December sl sc. May bte. FLAX—Cash $1.53, September fl. 53. October $1.50)?', November tl.iu, Decem ber $1.47. looks ime cream it r.our ishes the i IT FLABBY FELLOWS WHO WANT TO BUILD UP -v THEIR BODIES WILL FIND THE "ONE THING needful" IN DR. Pierce^ o e n I MEDICAL DISCOVERY The body is built tip front the food we eat. But before food can be assimilated by the 1 o*!v it must be prepared for a?^!:ii lation by the stomach and I.:'K organs of digestion and nutri tion. Food aoes not feed u i the stomach is "out of The result is, weak muscles and flabbv flesh. "Golden M-.'i ical Discovery" heals dise -.-es of the stomach and dii^ :ve and nutritive system. It rks with Nature "to make tr. tr.lv muscle and form firm flc?1'.. In a letter received from A D. Weller, Esq., of Pensacola, l!s cambia Co., Fla. (Box 544 he states: "I have, since recf.viuij jour diagnosis of my cast as stomach trouble and liver com plaint, taken cipht bottles of the Golden Medical Discovery' and rw.-t say that I am transformed from a v. .lik ing shadow (as my friends called nu to perfect health." TRUK^ Temperance Mcdlclne. CONTAINS BIO ALCOHOL You mev have heard L.SION shout SCOTT'S EV and hr.v a vatjuc notion i». CCQ-. ve i! witn bad tcrle ard smcJ and a'f its ether repu'e -. fea tures. It is cod-tivcr c:!, the purest c,nd ihe best :n the world, but rr.ccs so '^ata b!e th?i zlrrezt everybody c^n lake it. Niariy all ch:!drcn Be it and a-K irtxe. I for m&TT'S- v.usted body of the baby, child or adult belter than cream or any other food in existence. It hears aboat the same rela tion to ether emulsions that crcam does to milk. If you have had ar.y experience with other so-called "just as good" preparations, you wiii find that this is a fact. The hypophosphites that are cornbincd with the cod-liver oil 5:vc additional va!i:c to it because they tone up the nervous system and impart strength to the whole body. inc. and $1 Oo. all druqxtstg, OTT HOW sr., Ch-rrHr Srw York. Notice to reflitoie. Ectate of Altdon P. Cnoruh*, ilccf8»"«'d: No tire ih hereby jiven that the undiT-ium-d, ex»"Cii ur of the wili of Albion P. Coornl*", di-ceaned, to til"-crortitorn of and A 11 JXTHOHM intvini claiinn (iliaiiiHt ihe naid d'-cfa^ed, to cxhiliit ttiftn, with the n«'-CHnury von» h«irn, within ii.ur montbi* af ti-r the tirnt piiiiliration of this noiir.e, to the nal^ xecntor, at. the oftlri- of J. H. U"iiiiamiiaa( attor i.ey tor exeruiur, ii, the ci«y ef Madi.^od, tu the oiinty of I.oke. K. I». I)at'-(1 Hepteniher 1W, IW-xi. A UlEltr K. COOMBS, Executor of the Will of Albion P. loom be, De ceased. Notice of Hearing Final Accouiit and Petition for Distribution. in the county court within and for I.ake county Hintc of Soi.tti Dukotii. in the mutter of tbe fil iate of Allan Mcfliilivray, Notice i* ti.reliy aiveii that N'orman D. Mrfjiiijvray, execu tor oi the eKaie of Allan Mc.t.li ivniy bo* P** ecrited lor nettlement imd filed in ti.iri r.cturt bte final Hccotuit and pi tition for di»iiibutloti of iaid Htiiti'In af c-orcarice with the ternm of the la't will 11 nd tei«tanieiitof Allan McWnjiv.-av, l»te of na'.d county, Hince (Icei'HHcd, and Dated tbia 22nd day of LAND Good Society, Large nun ppots, untronomore Bay, o»uw»tl the extreme Lent this surnnior, and doctors declare nearly nil tlie pros tratioDH were induoed by ]iHcrder of the stomach. Good health follows good digestion. Kodol Dyflpepein (!ure di KOHtfl what you eat. If you have indi gestion or dyspepeia it will quickly li®?« and permanently cure you. Natufe in tlmt paid ectate if ready to he clofed. That faid HI'CI.uiit and pe tition will b«^ heard iv nd liffor- tin- r-ourt at the oflire of the judge thereof in the Lannon-Cook blo,-k in the city ot MhiIImhh, iu i.hJjb conr.ty. 811Dt.l1 Dakota, on Monday the Itind day of Octo ber, |!*K, at th« hour of -4 o'clock p. na., ot that day and at which time and place any peraon It rect' therein may appear and conteat tbe •ama COOK and the demand for Lake County farms Is Increasing. Good Home &, where you can raise Wheat, Oats, Barley, Corn, Flax, On El Kodol Dyspepsia Cure Digests what you eat. Itartifieiallv diir ts ho ft-.d struct!ntf tin- digest iv or. Bans It i.« the Jal,'st ciiscoT^d diw-Nt. ant and tonic. No other T»r n ir ition can approach it in effleienry u in. stantly relievos and rwriiiancriilyni^ Po r»on la teet tbe A& ». 1000. Eg AJA September, A. f. 1000. I Weal WM. McGRATIJ. •ludgeof tb« Coor ty Court, Lake coBnty, 8. J. PliEf»T«iN, Clerk of the Own t\ Court. Laltecso ri- HopKK. v I TI,J Attorn#** EiHcutor, IiMliia«ti»n, tlwilwm Stonuich, NauHt-a* T)ysp«psia, MATULENW, Sour alfr lC a ^ia'^rar"I)S'!l"d allotbor r«*KijltHif impfirfirtdii/t'stiori Prtpared by E DeWltt &Co. Chtcaoa OK A.OIIKI^l Be Fo n o e i Take tbe genuine, original ROCKY MOUNTAIN TEA Made only by Madison Mani cine Co., Milton' wu. keepe yoa well, bur trade mark cut on each package. «-rwiut.Aece0t ^ili8 ^UrMi'i N#ver uM ao 44c rmr 4*# Is the Basis of All ty, search of a a Good Clim in fact everything adapted to this latitude, and where you can successfully carrv on Dairying & Stock Raisin and where your family will have the advantages ol« Good Schools, then come and see me, and I will show you just what you want, are renting land now, paying show you just as good land and sell it to you at what Correspondence Solicited.. Good Church Facilit to $3 $5 will pay out in rental, where you are, in three years, and will give you easy terms of payment. If you want a good location in Madison I have such for you* A large ber of substantial buildings have been built in fladison the son and the city is steadily growing in population. Chas. B. Kenned MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA. Build it oti tion ailfja,aids strcriL'th^iiiniT and n-frn If On per acre annual rental, I you past s —3BSSI5 HHHWI The Worker's Lunch a biscuit basis—a Use any kind of Uneeda Biscuit. dainty a flavor as is ever louud in the best havestnrtod the thoughtful housewife crackcn* .f Uneeda l/needa bas^ a relish, but one kind oi a OilGQcSS fscuit ll)U1 Th°y poSSC 0 Biscuit she "finds vod without loss of nutritive value a complete, "K. health giving food that is alwavs ready. iresh, always dainty. These are the reason* JJneeda Biscuit tnalce the Ideal lunch o business man or the mechanic—for one of the new 5 (J a everybody cent air tight packages