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rigs nor poor horsta. H. L. LAMOUREUX, Proprietor.
203 Commercial St.,
MONEY TO LOAN
On i mnroved Real 'Estate. In amount andj
UmVto Vmt Nodeu? ?n ooilderlng loan..
FEAR & FORD,
fVxira 11 HnnU Bank block. 6 11
iff !'.';: ',
proprietor of the
GERMAN x MARKET
South Commercial Ht., &tlew.
An kind Fresh, ! and Smoked Meat
kndatac. . .
FJMCB DKUVXJUVr -
Lines Straw Hats
Wliolcssilo and Retail
Dealer in Fresh, Salt and
Smoked Meats of allKimls
OS Court and
110 State Streets.
BOOK AND JOB
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CONTRACTORS & PLASTERERS.
Leave orders atOottlo-l'artchurit block.room
P. J. LARSEN & CO.,
Manufacturer of-AVagons, Car
Rpulrlnn a Speofalty,
" ' v Kaop 45 8UU strret.
FARM FOR SALE.
A BARGAIN '.to acre with Improvement
ovrrhaifnpd rrnitlvatlon. trt putuwand
com good Umber. Term wj . 7. A
rtifia U I IATn,
Robert MautsH's wife will recelvo nil
notiy of $.V" n wmlc from lilm during the
term of her natural life.
It Is said that novcr lwforo in tho his
tory of the American stngo havo theatric
nl matters been so unqualifiedly dull as
DInncho Walsh will be the leading lady
of tho "Aristocracy" company next sea
son. Manrico BnrrymoTO will have tho
principal malo part.
Do Wolf Hopper's third wife, Edna
Wallace, has mado a great hit in Delia
Fox's part, Paquito, in "Panjandrum."
Miss Fox has gone to Europe
It is said that Charles Frohman will
havo 20 companies on the road next sea
son and that his salary list will contain
the names of more than 400 well known
Edwina, a graduate from a female
minstrel or burlesque company, has cre
ated a mild sensation by her dancing on
tho roof garden of the Madison Squaro
Garden, New York.
Edward Vroom, who is to star next
season in his own adaptation of "Rqy
Bias," will bo managed by Edward Mi
ner, a young son of the famous and
wealthy Harry Miner.
American playwrights will have very
little opportunity next season, as man
agers have been frightened by the cry of
"hard times" and will buy nothing bnt
established foreign successes.
There will do no fewer than six melo
dramas on tho road next season with a
steeplechase as the 'principar feature.
This is one result of tho phenomenal suc
cess of "The Prodigal Daughter."
The remarkable coolness of a cop
tain London burglar assisted him to
escape. He broke into a laundry, and
while soiling the garments into a
largo clothes basket was surprised by
two- officers, who appeared at the
window opening into the yard.
The fellow worked so systematic
ally and quietly that the officials
thought that perhaps he was an em
ployee of tho establishment and they
therefore asked him why he worked
.at so lato an hour.
He replied: "I am getting the
-things, ready for the girls, who will
be up soon to do tho ironing. I get
14 shillings a week and have to work
awful hard to keep my place."
Ho then went to tho window, and
putting his arms on tho sill said
"My, but this is a disagreeable night
to bo out in I I would not like to be
in the place of you gentlemen. Won't
you come inside and tako some re
freshment? 1 will open tho wine
cellar .for you."
The officers Btarted for the kitchen
door in tho rear part of tho yard, and
tho thief mado for tho front door and
escaped, parrying with him every
thing ho could lay his bands on.
A Draft Indicator.
A draft indicator has been invent
ed which is intended to be placed at
either or both ends of a vessel for
the purpose of showing at a glance
to tho officer of the deck how much
water his vessel is drawing. It may
also be set at any desired point, bo
that when a certain draft is reached
a signal bell is automatically sound
ed and continues to ring until
stopped. This is effected through
electrical connections. Tho accurate
working of the instrument can never
to the slightest extent bo affected by
the riso or fall of waves alongside.
Clara I understand Chollio wears
a beautiful pink shirt.
Cora He used to, but he doesn't
"Discarded it so soon?"
"No; ho had it washed, and it's
white now." Yonkers Statesman.
"Where did you get your now wait
"Down on tho Jersey coast"
"Yea. She is one of tho breakers."
Her Ilcanty Went With It.
Fred She isn't tho pretty girl she
used to bo.
Arthur Is that sot
Fred Yes. Her father lost all hla
money speculating. Truth.
nr loreTor two yean, and, .pbftWani saw
It could not be .tared. Alter, taawi . - --j-
tile S. S.3 were uno. f "
.area new lease.on VCIIC III II
Eft. Ynu ought to
let all suiferers know
of W wonderful rdr. la
IS A WONDERFUL
old people.. J,buMBP
the cuanl health. Trtai
71 m mntv-Teii yean ow
tndUve had my ? n"
at least twentryear by tba bm
o Swift's Spedfie. My fool
nd lea to my kn" "M.l
iwirr wane coMrAMy.
Commercial of 'Frisco
TO TOE TONE! OP Ml
Speech Making and Resoluting
by the Silver Men,
SEVERAL CONCLUSIONS REACHED.
Favor Repeal of the Sherman
RESTORATION OF OLD STANDARD
And Free Coinage of Bo!h Metals
at Ratio of 1G to 1.
San Francisco, Aug. 2. The
Chronicle charges that the failure of
the Paclflo bank, only Commercial
bank in Ban Francisco which has
closed Its doorsr that It was not duo to
present financial' stringency but to
recklesa management of tbe bank. It
says it is hopelessly wrecked, about two
million dollars being gone.
Chicago, Aug. 2. Tho silver con
vention resumed. Its session this morn
ing. Owing to jhe Juadequato rooms
used yesterday It was"decidea to meet
in Central Hall, but tho auent stood at
the door this morning and refused to
open it until $200 per day rental was
guaranteed. This was done and the
delegates llocke I in. President Thur
man called the convention to ordor.
Ex-Senator Hill, of Colorado, addressed
the convention on the sliver question.
Arguments wereclilelly based on statis
tics tending to show the adoption of
the gold stundHrd In any country waa
luvaribly followed by decades of pover
ty and depression. At the conclusion
of Hill's addresH, the Hon. J. R. Do
little of Wisconsin, presented resolutions
declaring It tho duty of congress to coin
both gold and silver in mcb ratio of
weight that bullion In tho silver dollar
ihall equal in vulue bullion In th gold
dollar, referred to a committee on reso
lutions. The Kesolutions.
Chicago, JIls., Aug. -Congressman
F. Q. Newland, of Nevada, fol
lowed In an address reviewing congres
sional legislation on tbe silver question.
The committee on resolutions this af
ternoon submltte I a long report. Tbe
nreamble. after reciting ttie antiquity
of bimetallism, reviews the history of
demonetlzttlon of silver iu 1873, which
led to the nresent distress by doubling
the purchuse power of gold.
The preamble further recites that tbe
mnnev of the country is inadequate for
the business of tho laud, and in order
to hold the balance level between the
debtor and creditor of the various
nations, the upply of currency must
increase wish Increased population ana
homness. The resolutions then say:
"There must be no compromise of tbla
ruination. All legislation demonetizing
ellver or restricting coinage thereof
niist be mmeuiateiy anu compieicjy
ranealed bv act restoring the coin nice of
tbe country to the condition established
by the founders or tbe nutlon. 'I he
rMnlutlons assert that the power of tbls
nation to stand on Its own feet, to legis
late for itseir upon all subjects, 'rue
only remedy for purely metallic finan
cial troubles is to open the mint of the
nation to L'old aud sliver on equal terms
at the old ratio of 10 of silver to 1 of
TIIK HHEHMAN ACT.
While the Sherman act is objection'
able, the resolutions protest against re
ral of the act ozcent by au act restor
lag free blmeUl'to coinage, as it exited
nrinr in 1873 The resolutions aasert
that tbe unparalleled calamities which
now afll cttlie American people are not
due to tbe so-called Sherman act, and
in proof thereof call attention to the
fact that the same evil conditions now
prevail over all the gold-standard
world. Bad m Is tbe lUto of llaiw In
this country, It would have bom still
wors but for tho Hhorman act, by
which tbe nation has obtained lo some
extent au expanding circulation. Tho
resolutions Insist on tho purchase of
the full amount of silver oaoh month
Chicago, Aug. 2. At the oponlng of
tho board of trade, September wheat
started at GO. September pork opened
unchanged at $12 to $12 60. JJouyanoy
however was abort lived as soon after
the opening failures were announced
of Deggleaton tt Son, George G. Parker
& Co. and Thomaa Gregg. This caused
a break in wheat to 68, but a rally
quickly followed to GO. Pork declined
to $11, but recovered to $12.25.
Bam and Cattle Burned.
POUGHKREPSIK, N. Y., Aug. 2. Ex-
Vlco President Levi P. Morton's Im
mense barn near Rhienbeck, with out
buildings and ono hundred head of
Guernsey cattle, and all farm houses
were burned this morning, loss over
one hundred thousand dollars.
London, Aug. 2. It announced that
the Frenoh blockade of Bangkok was
WORLDS FAIR DIRECTORS.
Fined Tor Not Opening the White
Chicago. Ills., Aug. 2. Judge Stein
In the superior court today adjudged
the world's fair directors guilty of con
tempt of court In closing the gates Sun
day, July 23d. He ordered tho direc
tors, Gage, Hutchinson, Henrotln, Mc
Nally, and Kerfoot, to be fined one
thousand dollars each. Director Law-
eon received a fine of one hundred dol
lars. Director General Davis was fined
two hundred and fifty dollars. An ap
peal was taken.
Buda Pesth, Aug. 2. TbeHungar
Ian wheat crop is expected to be ono
million hundred weight abovo esti
mates and quality excellent.
Elyria, O., Aug. 2. Tbo Lorian
Mfg. Co., tbe largest brass works in the
country baa failed. Assets $102,000
Stills 2000 Looms.
Woonsocket, R. L, Aug, 2. The
Plants' Valley Falls Co., making cot
ton dress goods here and at Valley Falls
running 200 looms and employing about
760 bauds has shut down Indefinitely.
San Francisco, Aug 2. Wheat
weaker, December $1,221, teller .03;
cash number, one shipping, $1.10.
Cuicaqo, Aug. 2. Cash, 66f; Sep
tember 68 j.
Portland, Aug. 2. Wheat valley,
1.00, Walla Walla 87.O0.
A ROYAL FLUSH.
Queen Victoria is said to be an expert
knitter, and ono of her quilts, with V. R.
in its center, is among tho coverlets used
at Notting hospital.
Young King Alexander of Servia, who
is barely 17 years of ago, looks llko a
man of 28 with his broad shouldors,
bearded face and cynical and resolute
Queen Amelie of Portugal is a com
paratively early riser, and it is seldom
that 7 o'clock finds her in bod of a morn
ing. She is very fond of bathing and
always takes a cold plunge bath on ris
ing. The crown of the old Scottish kings is
still preserved. It is formed of two cir
cles of gold, tho upper and narrow cir
clet being surmounted by a row of
crosses and gem incrnsted imitation
The British crown is a circle of gold
adorned with precious stones, from
which riso alternately four Maltese
crosses and four fiowcrs-de-luco. From
the tops of tho crosses spring four arch
diadems, which close under a mound
and crott. Within the cross is a crim
son velvet cap bordered with ermine.
Bur to He H Go.
Modern Composer I've got a uow
stage song that's bound to muko a hit
Manager Any sense in itf
"None at all."
"Any fun in itt"
"Not a bit"
"Any musk) in itl"
"Nnfc a note."
"Whoop I Wo'll take tho townl"
Now York Woekly.
Tn to Kxt Natural Teeth.
Euduro all reauonablo paiu for
a timo rather than have a tooth ex
tracted. One natural tooth in prot
er condition, and even badly decayod
onea, may bo reatored to that state,
to worth a dozen artificial Bubetl
tutea. Philadelphia Pre
Highest of all In Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
REOAN, POWDERLY, THURMAN.
Prominent Trio of Speakers at tho
CniCAao, Aug. 2. At tho Tuesday
afternoon session tbo committee ou
permanent organization reported for
permanent chairman Allen W. Thur
man of Ohio; for secretary Joseph
Hutchinson of Colorado, also that a
vlco president bo appointed from each
state, the selection to be mado by each
state delegation. When it wfb sug
gested that tbo roll bo called for tho ar
polntmont of tho committee on resolu
tions C. C. Thomas of Colorado urged
that each state name three members of
this commltteo, ono 'from each of the
three parties. Paul Vandervoot of Ne
braska objected. He hoped that party
differences wouldn't bo recognized in
this convention. Ex-Senator Regan of
Texas was called to the stage and said
"We aro here for the purpose of try
ing to relieve tho country from present
embarrassment and place it on a foot
ingof prosperity. We aro hero as blme
talllsts without referenco tonnydistino
tlon of political parties. The moment
wo Introduce a partisan question into
this convention we throw beforo It
matter whioh will causo strife and im
pair its work."
Tbe sense of tbo convention was bo
overwhelmingly with Regan that
Thomas withdrew his motion. Tine
commltteo appointed included tho fol
lowing, members: Colorado Ihomas
M. Patterson; Idaho G. V. Bryant;
Nevada H. F. Bartlue; Montana E
E. B. Matta: Washlngtou Patrick
The question of preparing an address
to the people aud a memorial to con
gress was referrod to the committee
ou resolution. Tho permanent chair
man, Mr.Thurman, wus escorted to his
seat amid great applause and dollveied
Mr. Tburctian said that should tbe
Sherman law bo repealed without any
substltuto in lieu thereof It would mean
the fiual destruction of silver as a meas
ure of value. The Issuo resolves itsell
down to a question whether tho paper
money of the country Is to bo Issuod bj
banking corporations upon Iho debts of
thepcoploor othor kinds of corporate
securities or whether It is to rest.upon
tho broad and safe basis of go d and sil
ver. Gold alonocortainly cannot atrord
a sufficient basis upon which the
amount of circulation medium required
by tho peoplo of this country can safely
"I am against irrcdotnnblo currency
in every way, but If t la to be decreed
that we must havo fiat monoy then 1
am in favor of lis being Issued by tho
government aud not by Individuals."
Thurman referred to tho catch penny
phrase continually used in high places,
of sound and stable curronoy, and said
he had no doubt that this phrase will
be used In Cleveland's mescago to con
gress. He wanted the president or tin
United States to tell tin people of tbe
country and members of congress what
he means by "sound and stable cuareu
cy." He wanted tbe president to tell
the people why bo thinks gold alone
will make that. Thurmau asked to
present one proposition that might be
considered with others that might
como beforo the convention. It Is first,
let our adversaries agree to tho tree
coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 or 10
tol. I perfer the former. If they do
tbls we wl I agree to tho unconditional
repeal of tbo Sherman law. Next,
amend the National banking laws.
The report of tho committee on cre
dentials showed forty-two states and
territories represented and 810 delegates
entitled to seats, The report of the
committee on rules provides that all
discussions shall be confined to the sub
ject of bimetallism and that nn dele
gates be allowed to speak more than
five minutes ou the same subject.
T. V. Puwderly, general master work
man of the Knights of Labor, addressed
the convention brlttlv. "Tweuty-flve
thousand Knights of Labor," said ) e,
"stand today on tho verge of ruin In
our Western states. Ten thousand are
already Idle and 60.C00 luveadVa! me
to come here and ray that tbe Wist la
In danger from thoao who would de
monetize sllvor and drlvo It from the
country. I havo been asked how the
KnlghtB of Labor stand on tho question,
aud reply they stand as a unit on It.
Not In any section, but wherever there
aro Knights of Labor they stand for
the frco and unlimited colnago or sliver
in the ratio of 1 to 10." (TremondouB
Ignatlui Donnelly waa then called
upon and spoke for-half au hour. He
spokoof tbo (treat European conspiracy
against silver, aided by the coadjutors
VvmEIn men are past forty.
"Actlvn ltcoreatlon" of tlie Sort Kcrora
niemleil Here Would Kill Many.
Moro walking exercise, although it
is invaluable, hardly fulfills tho idea
of perfect recreation. Sir James
Paget says "good, nclivo recreations",
ought to inoludo "uncertainties, won
ders and opportunities for tho oxor
ciso of ekillin something different
from tho regular work." Tho pres
ent writer is always longing for
cricket in tho summer and football
or hockoy in tho winter and spring,
but ho cannot find a man anywhere
abovo '10 years of ago who will agree
with him. Why should tho litorary
man, tho doctor and tho stock broker
or tho merchant not play cricket aft
What is to become of Ids dinner
hour? is it asked. If a bettor lunch
eon wei'0 taken at midday and a
lighter dinner nt G In tho evening,
thero is no reason whatever why a
man of 45 and up. to 05 or 70 should
not bo in tho cricket fiold at 7.S0 and
play briskly until 0 or 0.30. An hour
and a half at crickot after alight
dinner would make middle aged men
so young that they would not know
themselves. Writers would write
twice as brilliantly, and business
men would bo clovoror and keener
As it is, tho avorago middlo aged
Englishman of tho professional and
businoss classes grows fatter, wheoz
tor, moro pompous and moro dull
and uninteresting every year of his
lifo. To got a laugh out of him Is
impossible, to crack a joko at his ox
ponso is to commit tho tinpardonablo
Bin. "Poor old porpoiso," as Bonie
body has called him. His innocent
pleasures hnvo vanished with his
youth, and "ho has nothing now loft
to livo for but his respectability, his
solomn respectability, and his monoy
Tho contrast botwoon tho youthful
Englishman and his middlo aged pa
rent is Bomotimos startling. The for
mer is all lifo and fun ; tho latter is a
moving mountain of ponderosity and
fat. It is all for want of outdoor ex
erclso and recreation. Twenty-fivo
years ago tho solemn fathor of today
was tho fun loving son of a middlo
aged father. If anybody had thou
shown him in a prophotic mirror tho
figure ho would cut at tho end of a
quartor of a century, ho would havo
committed suicido in ahoer voxation
But all this rotundity, wlioezinoas,
irritability of temper, incapacity for
work and general disgust with life
and all things in it can bo cured
cured easily and cured forever, and
tho euro for tho vast majority of cases
Is ono or two hours' daily oxcrciso
and recreation in tho open air. Lon
includes the great temperance drink
Lit gives New Life to Uio Old PoUso,;
k Measure, to the Parents, i
Health to the uiiiuren.
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