Complete Optical Room
Jury to Carmack CAc
quits John D. Sharp.
LATTER AT ONCE RELEASED
Court Ordtert Jurors to Ritam to
for Further Delibera
tion of the Case Against the Two
Principal Actors in the Famous
Tragedy—Sharp Compelled to Hold i
Nashville, Tenn., March 20.—John
D. Sharp has boon acquitted of the
charge of murdering former United
StateB Senator B. W. Carmack, but I
the two principal actors in the now
famous tragedy, Robin and Colonel
Duncan Cooper, are still in jail.
wliile the jury, whk-h reported that
they were unable tu agree upon a ver
dict for father and son, are again in
the Juryroom, whither they were sent
by Judge Hart for further considera
tion of the case.
The receiving of the verdict as to
Mr. Sharp came after a morning of
nervousness and suppressed excite
ment in the courtroom. The court
had announced soon after court opened
that there would be a verdict in the
Cooper case during the day, but it
was 11:45 before his honor turned his
attention to the case and sent the
sheriff to bring the Jury into the
courtroom. The Jury, instead of ac
companying thr r-ourt offirrr on M~
return trip, sent. wot\i that tiiev v
LOOM END SALE
Bright and Snappy Bargain Array in
We are over stocked and in order to clean up
quickly will sell 2000 Double Rolls at from
5c to 10c Per Double Roll
We have a few odd rolls that we will sell at a
cent a roll. Come early and get your choice.
A N E S O N
Democrats Will Issue Address.
Washington, March 20.—An address
to the American people is being pre
pared by the Democrats of the house
settling forth the position of the
minority party on the rules of the
house. This address probably will be
presented to the caucus called for
Monday night and is being prepared
by the committee of fifteen appointed
to draft Tn rules to govern future
made from Makes the finest, most delicious bis
Rjfal ^*2*® cuit,cake and pastry conveys to food
Tartar the most healthful of fruit properties.
A. F. Laity, Optician
JOHN O. SHAKf*.
unable to a ree and raw no "TTecessIty
for their appejirin in court. Judge
Hart, however, summoned them any
way an! vc the result of the delib
erations of the twelve men was known.
As soon as the eu"vt heard what
the Jury had done ta ordered the dis
missal of Mr. Sharp and ordered the
jury to return to their room for fur
ther dellbvration. The vevt'kt in Mr.
Sharp's ease was recoiv v.ith indif
ference by the defendant, but once
outside the courtroom he was eom
pt lied to hold an Impromptu reception
and receive the congratulations of his
MILD ADVICE FAILS
TO CONVINCE SERVIA
Austrian Troops Expected to
Begin Moving Shortly.
Beftla, March 20.—A tent-official
communication appearing in the 'o
loKiui Gazette describes the situation
between Austria-Hungary and Servia
as most pessimistic in the matter of
maintenance of peace, but It is hope
ful that the conflict, should one arise,
may be localized. The communka
"While attempts have been made in
several quarters to aid a solution of
the crisis a contrary course is being
followed In Servia. Mild advice is not
likely to serve any purpose at Eel
grade severe pressure from the pow
ers, especially Russia, Is necessary to
bring the Servians to reason. Thi
construction placed by Great Britain
on the Russian note calling an inter
national conference on the Boanian
Herzegovluan question serves only to
stiffen Servia's backbone for resist
ante. The Russian proposals are not
calculated to serve the ends of peace.
The military situation is so critical
that perhaps only a few days will pass
before Austrian troops march into
"It is questionable whether the hon
est endeavors of some of the powers
yet will succeed in preventing an out
break of war, but pourparlers between
various nations lead to the hope that
the conflict may be localized."
J. C. STUBBS ON THE STAND
Harriman Traffic Manager Testifies in
Chicago, March 20.—The advent of
J. C. Stubss, traffic manager of the
Harriman lines, broke the monotony
of the Chicago hearing before Special
Examiner Williams of the govern
ment's suit to dissolve the so called
Harriman merger. The line of exam
ination, however, did not differ from
that pursued with previous witnesses
and the government continued to ac
cumulate evidence of competition
among Western railroads prior to
1901, when the alleged merger went
into effect. Mr. Stubbs read from rec
ords of meetings held prior to 1901,
quoting his own arguments in favor of
plans for reducing or doing away with
competition. That the placing of the
Union •'Pacific, the Southern Pacific
and other roads under one control, the
government contends, was a move to
this end, agreeable to the wishes of
Boy Murderer Electrocuted.
Richmond, Va., March 20.—Ben
jamin Gilbert, a white youth of nine
teen, was electrocuted In the peniten
tiary for the murder in Norfolk last
July of his sweetheart, Miss Amanda
Morse. Strenuous efforts were mado
to have the sentence commuted to life
imprisonment, but the governor (tap
cllned to interfere.
MADISON. SOUTH DAKOTA, SATCRDAY, MARCH 20, 1909
Many Changes Lftely to Be
Made in Tariff Bill.
AT VARIANCE ON
senator* ffcfm Maine and Pacific
Northwest Will Resist. Any Reduc
tion of Duty, While Minnesota and
Dakota Members Desire It Put on
Free List—Strong Opposition to In
heritance Tax in Upper House.
Washington, March 20.—That there
V til be a great variety of opinions on
the tariff bill when it reaches the sen
ate is now certain, according to ex
'essions of senators in whose states
ine located the various industries
chiefly affected by the changes of
b' hedules proposed in the house bill.
Reductions on lumber schedules will
be sturdily resisted by Senators Frye
and Hale of Maine and by some of the
senators from the Pacific coast and
iiom the extreme Northwest. Sena
tors from Minnesota and North and
South Dakota, on the other hand, will
make a strenuous effort to secure free
lumber, instead of the mere reduction
of the tariff as proposed by the house
The proposed inheritance tax will
stoutly resisted and senators will
ive an opportunity to vote upon an
amendment providing for an income
t. x. Free coal and hides also will be
resisted and there Is likely to be a
utrong fight against reductions in the
various iron and steel schedules.
While the general trend of senti
ment among senators favors an in
crease in some of the schedules and
while they generally believe that the
house hab made ample reductions to
satisfy tariff reformers at least one
Republican senator, Mr. Cummins of
lowa, declares that the tariff should
be made still lower and that he will
de everything in his power to obtain
Minnesota Delegation United.
The entire Minnesota delegation has
steadily taken a leading part in advo
eating a reduction in the iron and
st«el schedule and in the procurement
of free coal and free lumber and the
senators from that state will continue
to advocate that course, as well as to
obtain a lower tariff on glass. It is
declared that Minnesota, North Da
kota and South Dakota have nothing
to fear from free lumber, while they
are anxiouB to obtain entrance into
the Canadian market, which now ha
a duty on 'lumber from the United
States. The lumbermen of thes
states hope, by a removal of the duty
on lumber, eventually to obtain a sim
ilar concession from the Canadian gov
ernment and they claim that the price
of their product would not be changed
by a removal of the tariff.
Senator Frye of Maine says that the
removal of the duty from wood pulp
will transfer that Industry to Canada
and states that the 10,000 men now
employed in the wood pulp and paper
business in Maine would be placed in
forced idleness. These industries, he
Bald, represent $70,000,000 In capital.
With free hides he believed the 40 per
cent reduction in the boot and shoe
schedules would be fairly acceptable.
Senator McCumber of North Dakota
declared himself in favor of free lum
ber and a tariff on hides and insisted
that the inheritance tax was all right.
Senator Aldrich, chairman of the
committee on finance, is giving great
attention to the tariff bill and it is
well known that he is fully convinced
that many changes must be made in
order to make the bill acceptable to
WEST VIRGINIA LYNCHING
Negro Who Shot Police Officer Strung
Up by Mob.
Elklns, W. Va., March 20.—Joseph
Brown, said to have been an ex-con
vict, who shot and seriously wounded
Chief of Police Scott White at Whit
mcr, near here, was taken from jail
by a crowd of men and lynched.
Brown was hanged upon a telegraph
pole. There was little demonstration.
White, who Is a son of Mayor Wash
ington White of Whitmer, remon
strated with Brown for using offensive
language. Brown drew a revolver and
shot White and then took to the moun
tains. He was followed by a posse of
citizens, captured and placed in Jail.
TOLD BY WIRELESS MESSAGE
United States Transport Ashore at
Entrance to Puget Sound,
Belllnghani, Wash., March 20.—
Fragments of a wireless message were
I picked up here indicating that a ITnitt
ed States transport had gone ashore
near the entrance to Pug**t sound and,
that several lives were lost. No con
frmation can be *»cured.
NO TRACE OF MISSING BOY
Father Ready to Pay $10,000
manticd by Kidnappers.
Sharon, Pa.., March 20.—Notwith
standing a rigid search lasting all
night by many officers In Western
Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and West
Virginia no trace has yet been found
of the man or men who kidnapped
William Whitla, eight years old, son
of James P. Whitla, a prominent and
The lad's relatives, some of whom
are millionaires, are making every
possible effort to locate the child and
his abductors. Frank Buhl, the
millionaire iron and steel man, uncle
of the kidnapped boy, has stated he
would spend $100,000 to recover the
No decision has yet or can be made
regarding the ransom of $10,000 de
manded by the kidnappers for the safe
return of the child. Mr. Whitla imme
dlately compiled with the terms con
tained in the letter received from the
men ir so far as the insertion of :m
advertisement In various papers about
the country Is concerned. The adver
tisement Is to the effect he is willing
to pay the ransom of $10,000, but so
far no word had been received from
the kidnappers as to when and where
this money Is to be paid.
A squad of Pennsylvania state con
stabulary has reached here from Punx
suttwvney, Pa., for the purpose of as
sisting in the search.
BANK ROBBERS HOLD
FuFuLACE IN TERROR
Partially Wreck Buying but
Fail ta Open Sate.
Bald Knob, Ark., March SO.—While
some of their number rode about the
streets discharging their weapons and
holding the populace In terror others
of a band of robbers worked for more
than an hour in an unsuccessful effort
to dvnaniite their way Into the vaun
of the bank at Bald Knob. Th v
abandoned their task after firing near
ly a score of blasts, which demol
ished the outer door of the safe but
without forcing the inner doors.
Mr. Payne announced that genera:
debate on the bill would begin Mon
Mr. Sims (Tenn.) Inquired of tie*
chair the reason for reading the bill
when no one was paying attention.
The chair reminded him that the
rules required such procedure unl s.s
by unanimous consent the reading v'as
"Then." said Mr. Sims, "to end this
farce I move that the further reading
be dispensed with."
"I object." abouted Mr. 3' io in a
loud voii( an! the eh rk j) eded.
and improved meth
ods of grinding com
bine to produce an
unusually high sea
you are sure of the fine prop
erties that bulk spices, through
exposure and poor selection,
usually lack. They are put up in
air-tight packages, always retain
ing original strength.
Thar* are two kiudsof TON K.'S and "ilhn.1*
TON! BROS., Dea Moines, Iowa.
CHAS. B. KENNEDY
citizen waB wounded in the parting
fusillade of the band as they
As citizens emerged from their
houses when the first explosion oc
curred they were greeted by the bul
lets of the outposts and quickly ran
to shelter, while the robbers held un
disputed sway, keeping up an almost
continuous fire and taking chance
shots at any who came within range.
In the meanwhile those at work in
the bank building continued to ex
plode dynamite, but. as It proved, with
little success other than to partially
wreck the building as well as an ad
iolruiiK struef ur^
TARIFF BILL IS CALLED UP
Measure Read at Length in Committee
of Whole House.
Washington, March 20.—When Hx'
house reconvened Mr. Payne called
up the tariff bill, whloh was read at
length in committee of the whole
house. The designation by the speak
er of Mr. Olmstead of Pennsylvania
as chairman of the committee win I"
the tariff bill In under consideration
elicited Republican applause.
Madison State Bank
MADISON & D.
FARM LOANS AT LOWEST POSSIBLE
VAL BLATZ BREWING CO,
on draught at
J. S. MURPHY*
Prioate stoch, Wiener style, Bottle beer
all Leading Saloons in the city,
Speltz and Barley
L. J. AHMANN, Ageqfc,
Clear of mustard and wild
Also Tolouse Geese
and Pekin Ducks.
1st Premium over 4
competitors at Lake
E. R. GROSS,
Lake Co. LE ROY, SO. DAK.
We are shipping SEED
POTATOES south at the
present time. If you
have potatoes to sell it
will pay you to bring
them to our warehouse
Jones Commission Co.,
MADISON, 6. DAK.
tVe offer One Hundred Dollars reward
for any case of Catarrh that cannot be
Cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. I
& Co., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have knowfl
F. J. Cheney for the past 15 years, and
believe him perfectly honorable in all
business transaction*, and financially
able to carry out any obligations made
hy his firm.
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
feting directW upon the blood and
(Diieous (surfaces of the nyBtem. Teati
niomals sent free. P-ice, 75c. pe*
bottle. Bold by all drugeiBts
Take Hall's Fsmilj Pills ,for oonsti*
C. L. KENNEDY,
Foley'H Kidney Remedy will cure any
case of kidney or bladder trouble that
not beyond the reach of medicine.
Curen backache and irregularities that
if neglected might result in BriglA's
disease or diabetes. J. H. Anderson.
Weak Kldnftya. surely point to weak kidney
Nerves. The Kidneys, like thaZHeMt. and tM
Stomach, find their weakneaa, not in the omn
ItsHf. but fn the nerves that control and fulde
and strengthen them. Dr. Bhoos'a Beatocatm la
a mi-iH'tiin specifically prepared to rsaah tbaae
controlling nerve*. To doctor UM Kidneys akma.
Is (utile. It Is a waste of time, and of money aa
If your back aches or U weak. If the urine
•caldt, or Is dark and strong, 11 you have
of lirighto or other distressing or dangerous kid
ney disease, try Dr. Whoop's Reatomtlve a month-*
Tablets or Liquid—and see what It can and will
do for you. Dmgglst recomnund and sell
Western Canada the Peasant Winner
The LutBett West"
The Government of Cuuli now give, to
every Aatual Settlor ISO Acreeof
•lid an additional ISO
A erf. at only S3 aa
American fcettlom mak
ing their feomei in
clve the beat evidence of
the *Qf*rirrltjr of that
\untrv They are be-
eoiiiiHRrtoh.»irowi»K from to 60
buahvls Hlit-at to the acre*
110 buehels out* and 4b to
npU'iidltl ftu*rtle of cuttle rsiiea
the jnuri pra**. DolrylAff 1*
an liii|M»r(aiit Imluntrr.
r* o WK Ht 11
Cnumiii in th* icti'l. The world will
goon look it HM its food-producer.
"Till' thirm which mout impretrtrt
u« witH th«* mftwmtmie of the coan*
trt tlmt in Hvmlubl*' for agricultural
ouaJ Editorial Cor-
Rntefi, good achooia
Hii'l churrlittM. mnrkH-a convenient,
(jrice* Hie hu h4*«r. Himatfc porfect.
Lnrhl* art* for nale ty Railway and
Land ('-ompHnir*. IV-rriptivepam*
TIUI) IQHIH MMT free. For
wuv Kate* un.l oilier information
to Mtuw»rlnt4»ndeat of Ixn*
lultfraiftoiit Ottawa. Can., or to Un
•olhorlacd CanadJiu Qorinaeat Acial
J. U. McLACHLAN.
Watertown, S. D.
jyL a P. GULSTINE,
Office is Pasteffkx MADISON, S. DA*
DR. O. ESTREM,
Physitiafi and Swfeei
*, OFFICE PtfONE 293
|fOl)SE PHONE. Gram 4*
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