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flH RANKS r- ALL IES NOW SEEMS I PROBABLE. ARE GIVING IN Y cn S eft Influent Of TK*'r «. Have st tl-e Others field- lai» |(V 11 .1} fctson ifft- H. this action among ih* assauged by the asstir •nion's president that hours, if the men and k» ba« k to work ffere«l. the whole dif nettled and every li"ng the water front i' Work. n". S retary Kaslev ration and Judge W. hi n| the state board '!tnel the work of nd nltlea arising from the 'lie fOletHHU). It WrtS nulroads were offering •their old men back. that help should ap- !,'HHnt BY STRIKERS. -°y« Attack Man Who WWt ^ork in Factory. 1".--a strike result 0 »nti the serloua beating of un, ,| a tht* Uuluth match '"»ys w|u had been earn ''Hv HUit because they '®nr" n.oncy. 4' .-• -S,-.. V ,'"V They then in- oih-iM to walk out for a a\'"'ri 1 ,)0 K(,,tlnK $1 to vi 11 factory people I,. Imt atarted t» fill the I'laceg Th fjfli first man W K' v, M. CONSTANT WELL French Di Tho mill ... Mass.. MMC& tt of the cotton ... apparently haa been .\iiltougb the mufactur- leaders held a fruitless !v in the alternoon. at tneo refused to yield to rait) per cent Increase, veral of the leading ti.itice that the ad anted. 1 apparently unanl forenoon confer break In the rank* :h before midday ,-t. notices that .• increase in wages granted. Among :-:s action were the chase mill*, all in- Agents of other ,, e lined to express at efT'*ct their a* The Iron Works .. !y given the in in ijuubt the others W RETURN TO WORK. [xut Two Thousand Men Now Out at Boston. M.tr 17. The final set greta tran*s«»rtatlou lit:.- .ty has narrowed to the 'h«i freight handlers and f.gltt 1 i.*rks of the New York, tft-n ar.'l Hartford and tlie Hoe- Mi: n« raslroaiis. :wn.' tna iy the freight han t!» rk^ i* that of being taken s totiy iiistead of ie inj tr. at men. ®!v roncoimlon thus far made »'.!r »a !s is that thev will tak«* rcanv men »s they can find or Without prejudice, but the rt-t-V'' to yitld. They are :r. mint her. •a. ri others engMed In the 'ai rvcii the ord« declar Mr .• off. gome of the long n that their places had Im. hut i hose who »oilbl lut relytnjc on Governor Crane's •itstion that all difficulties fMt!'*«! in due time, faced the tt* ihore or leas patience i»m jt.«-ih. whose return did the «i!ige»ted freight ks. the voal teamsters. 11 and the express men at work aa u*ual. "f the MetrojHditan nany and the Mer Miners" Transportation •"U union gangn wero u ho me of the old men thev Tli« 'aituini lzzo. 1^" 'Wit first entered the 1, an attack on Iz/.o. Iiil|l r**ly SOfJy Hi. about the head He wan taken away for hova. phillip Mour- aiL- ."ai were arrest- s trespass and assault. Of f]| •lilt Sixth Victim Found. March 17.—Anothet the Neehe river sixth nince the ls h»«lll,l l„ v'/,!1 "ir,K- th« 1 'ho if 'it' .I* ttg on T| PLEASED. Hl» Visit lorrat Oiscuese# to Unftcd States. rail.', March 17.—^1, d'lMournrdljs *n*taM, the French diplomat, ar- RlVIR COTTON rived Paris during the morning on his return Ur-m th- United Slates. |-i^ [referred most ^nU.uelastir ally to hit visit to A me. ica anl fmd to'the or respond, nt of |hp Art.-OfiatrJ pro3 i "I v,fl« overwhelmed by th« royal boapitaity 0. which 1 a a.-" the »"rip!ert very where. *,"v inception in Chirac, i.ill remain ind: i b!e hi my momor I was highly gratified hy the hearty welcome accorded me by President Roosevelt who was commons in the tial Concern#, In txtivni. It is a meat f.itv iie i« no Announced In*®"*'0" would k w hprp pn Agreed lfl Hia fine character ln him th hearts of all rt hiu n N,v visil the Dew*nd» 8 lliat President Roosevelt is in love 3.r rent Increase—Little with peace. liberty and justice. I found Ten Her 'onvinced me lini tN wlth Will Have to jerature than many Frenchmen and I rount him awoug the friends of France. "Washington, Is a handsome city whose public monuments would be a credit to any Kuropean country. "Chicago Idled me with alternating admiration and amazement. Its at talnmcnt of such a pinnacle of proj: reps within a few years since it was resurrected Irom its ashes seems to me to lie magi'-ril My preconceived Kr -n« lit- Idea that the Chkagoans wrr» mere money spinners wan completely dia lled. I found them eager to play I a b-atllng moral and intellectual prog, reps. I Intend to return to America for a further study of the country. In the manwh!le I am determined to work hi s»iaI and politiai circle* here and imor^ss my countrymen with the necessity for closer intercourse between the two countries." MINNESOTA LAND OCAL. Syndicate Purchases Tv.a Hundred and Fifty Thousand Acres. Ft. Paul. 17 -purine the fast few days an exceedingly lars- ileal In M»une ota lands hat* b«--n culmins? ed here The purchasers are J. A. Kelthou^e. C. McNitj. r, J. A. Ka mundson and fl.-orgo W. Hretl »»f Ma Hon City. la.. C. A. Coiturovf, Minne apolls, and O. II. Barnes. Jr., of 8t. Pn'il. The d» a! invidves ^.",0 noo acres of land in Aitkin, t'ass. Carleton, Cro-.v Wing. ItftMa and Hul»iard -ountles. and the purchase price was $7So.0oM. the Minnesota I^-ind and Colonization •otupany 1. inc the s !l rf It is one of the largest deals in this class of land that ha# be. n made for 'uiiii' time, and is regarded by land men as an indication of the gr*»at bus-i rie*s that is to be done this season it: Northern Minnesota lanN The pro i ertv is a!! fair farming country am! will be scM in lots of suitable size* for farms by the pttrt iiasers. NO COALITION CABINET. Senor *tagasta Again Asked to Form a Ministry. Madrid. March 17. -The Queen re gent has commissioned Senor Sagasta to form a new tabinet. The queen regent ou!v railed upon Senor Sagasta to reconstruct the mln istrv after she found it impossible «o induce the various sectional leaders to attempt the formation oi a coalition cabmT't. '-v*.* The pope has appealed to her raaj esty not to permit the recent decree, •bilging religious congregations to :omp!.v with the law of asstn iation*. to be put in force The decree be comes operative March -1. so the new 'abinet will be carlv c«infrented with a question admitted to be e»treOKty 4il firult to settle. MILLION DOLLAR PURCHASE. Chicago Capitalists Buy the Horse shoe Minirg Property. Dead wood. S. !., March 17.—Chi cago p«-opl" have purchased tie* prop crty of the Horseshoe Mining com pany. embracing over 3.'""' aeres of 1 holce mining gnuiti'l and a large ore reduction works at Plnnia. the consid eration being close to a million dollars. There are thousands of tons ot 01 e blocked out in the mine that can be tr-ated by the new cyanide process and by the smelter. The new com pany is installing cyAnide tanks in the (dd as individuals. -ATEN chlorinating works as rapidly as possible, and the smelting ore will be seat to lUpid City or to Omaha for treatment. DINED WITH PRESIDENT. General Funaton Guest at the White House? Washington. March l7.-Hrigadier General Frederick Funston. I A., lunched with the president, after lim ing been in consultation with him lot some time. Earlier in the day Genera Funston called at the war departmen and reported liis arrival to Adjutant General Corbin. He also paid his n spects to Lieutenant General Mil Nothing has yet been anangM regard to the inture duties ot «u ral KutiHton but it is probable h« will not lie sent back to ULe.fhUiPlitoM uuleu. he wishes to go there. TREASON COURT DISBUDS" Fersona Held on son will be heen Identified It •Mackamara. a palnte ^'ho came from ,frp is evitlcnce of foul la,&ge CTVI fRlNQ That Charge to Tried by Courtmartial. Durban. Natal. March 17.-The civil treaaon court has been disbanded. Hereafter persons charged with tr.a triil by courtmartial. Oi S«mi rebels In Natal Th.«r ranged up to P» yearn* Imprisonment the flues to which the men we.e sentenced amounted to as high as PS som HIS END IS NEAR CECIL RHODES IN A VERY CRIT ICAL CONDITION ACCORDING TO LAST REP0RT3. CONTINUES TO GROW WEAKER Attending Physicians Have Frequent Recourse to Oxygen and His Loss of Strength Causes Great Anxiety. London Heart Specialist in Constant Cable Communication With the Sick Man's Attendants. Cape Town. March 17.—Cecil Rhodes is in a very critical conditio:: Mr. Hhoden passed a very bad nig! r. His condition at times was highly critical and the attending physician bad frequent ivcour.se to oxygen. Tijc SOX. CktiL SOUS bgoDHk patient's continued lot-s of strength causes great anxiety. The physfrlnns are in constant cabl" communication with the London heart spec ialist who attended Mr. Rhodes last year. Cecil Rhodes was horn in Hertford shire. Kngiand. July fl. 1 sr»3. He went to Africa and became Interested in the Klmtierley mines, amassing a great fort vine. Kntering actively Into cape polltif s. be represented West liarkly for a short time, and afterwards h• -Id a position in the ministry of Sir T. Scanlon. lb* was chosen prime minister of Cape Colony in iv*n. To his energy was due the acquisi tion of mining rights over Mashor.a land. As chairman of the British South Africa company, he was prominent in the difficulty with l.ohengula and di rected the operations agairst him. His policy aimed at the removal of race prejudices and the establishment under the British flag of a federal do minion composed of Cape Colony. Na tal. the South African republics and other countries of South AMka. SLIGHT ADVAJ^CE PROBABLE. Coal-Carrylrsg Rosds Fixing the Rates for the Year. Pittsburg. March 17.—The annual meeting of the officials of the coal-car rying roads of Ohio. Pennsylvania and West Virginia, to fix the rate for the lake trade for the next year, is be ing held at the Hotel Sc henb y. The meeting is attended bv about 25 of the representatives of different roads, in cludinc the Columbus. Hocking Valley and Toledo. Toledo and Ohio entral. Columbus. Shawnee and Hocking. Wheeling and I.ake Rrie. Pitti-bun: and Lake Erie. I.ake Shore and Mich igan Southern. Krit1. Pennsy]\ania company ami Halt.more and Ohio. The railroad rate on coal to lake ports has not changed much in the past three years and it is not anticipat ed by the officials who are in attend ance that v ry much, if any. chanue will be made. Th»re may be an ad vance of about 5 per cent ti) take ef fect June 1. PRAYING FOR RELtB*. x*-' MADISON. SOUTH DAKOTA. MOMMY. MAKCIl Do British Government Likely to Something for Wept Indies. Kingston. Jamaica. March 17.—The economic crisis in the Itritish West Indies is developing in a most serious manner, on account of the low prices of sugar and other products. All the colonies, with fh_e exceptir»£ of Hatha does ami Jamaica". nV* petitioning the British government to give substantial relief to the sugar industry pending (he abolition of the bounties in liWV Kncouraging news has been received to the effect that there is every expec tation that Great Hritain will act with in a few days. Capitalists are organiz ing many schemes to resuscitate the industry immediately goveruuiwttUil As sistance becomes operative. Boat Two Thousand Years ©W. london. March 17. -A remarkable has been made in County where a wooden boat. discovery Mavo. Ireland. believed to be nearly 'J.tMMt years old. has been dug up by some Jaborers. The boat is beautifully carved1 irom the trunk of an oak tree. It is 4b leet lone and shows absolutely no signs o clecav The wood was so hard that hatchets made scarcely any iuipres aion un it. '11 THEIR COLLAPSE PREDICTED. Steel Framework of Many Chicago Buildings Corroding. Chicago, March 17.— "The Steel fraiu- ork in many of the big build ings in the business district of Chi cago corroding, making them very dang rous. it is only a question of a few years when these buildings will fall to the ground." This statement was made by Gener al William Sooy Smith at the 35th an nual t:ii,n« of the Chicago real estate board He added: "That Of the state i antra Th atate: servat: i "Th eoncrc 1. he Fa .'1 All of these clubs stated thht they were ready to post forfeits. Fitzsim mons said he would like to talk with .it iTries by telegraph concerning the bids and an airangement was made for him to do so. Protests Against the Duty San Francisco. March 17.—1). Soe cosi. an art dealer of Manila, has pro tested against a duty of $8.ooo as sesed against a big war picture he brought over from Manila on the last tt: ot th.- America Maru. The pic flire, which fs an immense canvas, is I eld by the nuthoiities until the duty paid or the government waives the ri :hi to collect it on the grounds that the Philippines niv American posses sions. Present Scale to Continue. Massillon. O.. March 17.—A decision hiis been reached at the joint wage conference of the coal miners and op eiators of this district approving the present wage scale for the coming year. The demand of the mine engi neers for an S-hour working day will be adjusted at a meeting to be held March -0. RKtt/ittmNOmD BY pmsictAMr34j3VRaEaN% POND'S EXTRACT Sixty Years a Household Remedy For Burnt, Cuts, Sprains and Bruises* CAUTION'I Witch H*»el i* POND'S EXTRACT. Insist upon Ctmu imt POND'S EXTRACT, sold #«iy in MaIxI bottles, buff wrappers. THE LATEST steel framework of some -ctapers is in the condition :oth:ne ort of a public -nker explained that his were base,] on personal ob s and invc ^ligation*. teed framework imbedded in will last two thousand years." "but the steel framework in many of the big buildings is l°ft free to th'1 action of the a'r and gases whbh circulate through the tile and a space about the steei. "The owners of thes? structures have the steel painted with oil. This oil will withstand the corroding pro cess about thiee years. Then begins the corroding of the steel and within a few vears vour sKy scrapers will fall.' The speaker said that the elevated road .structures would not withstand the corrosion. He asserted that with in 1" years they would be dangerous and within 2') years out of service. The corrosion of one-fifth of the thick ness of tht* steel framework of the structures, he said, would render them incaitable of bearing their own weighL BIDS FOR BIG FIGHT. Three San Francisco Clubs Make Of fers for the Affair. N«W York. Marc 17 —Pids for the Jeffries-Fiizzsimmons battle for th-1 heavyweight championship of the world, which is to take p.ace about the l.'.th of next May. were oi»ened here in the presence of Fitzsimmons. Jef fiies is in California. There were three offers from the Yosemite. San Francisco and Twen tieth Century lubs, all of San Fran cisco. The Yosemite offered tW per rent of the gross receipts, the San Francisco 7'» ht cent and the Twen tieth Century 80 per cent. u ronnived an ENORMOUS stock of FINE SHOES tor Spring and Summer wear During the ^o HoV/we hlive been so busy unpacking and marking shoes that we have not found time to even a -jjut Have just arrived new from the factories. Ca!! convinced they are the nicest line in town. Our line of SHIRT WAI3TS was never nice as this season. Afl the very latest. Ladies' Muslin Underwear at all prices. 1%i largest assortment of Wraps we ever own ed is here any color, any size. VVe handle a full line of Skinner's Satins and the nicest line of Silks for waists and trimmings to be found anywhere. Ask to see our new and latest SPRING & SUMMER WASH GOODS of which we have all kinds. A full line Appliques, Embroideries, Laces, Buttons & Dress Trimmings. Call and see us. 0. H. MOKSE. EBCCErcBEBBBCPEBBBEBBCCBBBCBgcccrcgrEErccrrrrrcrrrpffrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr CHAS. B. KENNEDY, President. ... v?"- qualities made. |M«| "asajsassssffssissftss? ssssr TtAz Sotio^i N.CK ^ORNSTAD 4,e pot a* 11: IHUlltlS order as 1 know 1 can satisfy you. PRTT15 as of THE F1ADIS0N Hadison, S. D. Farm Loans at LoW^si URATES*- v 7-.- V-*' V K .A A A •j-jvrnMm&wMWmazm Ladies Skirts and Suits We will be pleased to show you the samples. CE5TS :nd see thtm rrrrrrrrrr r. J. H. WILLIAF1S0N, Vice President. WHERE TO BUY YOUR Wall Paper THIS SEASON Come to us. Our new spring stock of 1002 Wall Paper is arriving daily, much of it now on the shelf ready for the. The stock is strictly 1X)2 patterns and the best COOK & ODEE. COFFEE AS YOU LIKE !T. CLEAN. STRONG, DELICIOUS. Made with the coffiv snbtiuTiri'ii: it sraiul- for oiif min ute. unit the tmtiom i» put on ami tlu-n r. v«-rsed: then it Is i\ intv to servo. A child can do it. F»IMI«1 «»y rt ImiO. KIN=HEE OUICk COFFEE POT. We are showing a new coffee pot w hereby you can save 25% in coffee besides This shows theooffoe Kiting a cup of coffee with strength. t".UeJ with Wiiter nn.l all its flavor and Coffee for a meal can be made in One Minute. This is something new. See them at KUNDERT & FITZGERALD. Borders Free! Do You Want Your Wall Paper (borders Free. IF so order fr«m CHAS. ANGLE. I will give borders FKEF. when you order Wall Paper costing 25c PER DOUBLE ROLL OR rtORE. You «re not eompcdbul to niakt^ selections from a few would ie nice put terns but you can choose from 1.(1X1 of the liest. Neatest and lVettiot WALL FA I'HH samples that was ever shown in Madison. Keinen.ber that von get just what you order and that they are ail lii^ pattern*. I have no old stock to work otf on you. I would be pleased to get jrrur Painter. CHAS. A. ANGLE, Paper Hanger. E6AN AVE.