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YOLUME 8. STERLING, ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 1889. NUMBER 178. , ' — '-_>- rix,T,o:* SELLS Coal, Lumber and Salt Ohosm and pays the Ttiffkasf market pries for rain* WO -OUSSEQIJ) SHOULD BS WITHOUT -^"j BAK3B, 6A. pHlUADgJLPHJA. 'Price.-OH E Dollar SLEEP ETERNAL Closes the Weary Eyes of the Genial S. S. Cox. AS NIQHT FALLS THE END OOME3. The majority of tho Ills of the human body arise from a diBeaned X*lvcr. Simmons Liver Regulator has been tho mean* of restoring more people to health and happiness by giving them a he»Hhy gJUver than any other agency on earth, • «EK THAT TOO GET Tb»Bt;irr& P ••Korraot Shape." IT CONFORMS TO SHAPE OF FOOT. It jron want perfection In lit, wim freedom from corns «"'' aTl discomfort you will alwnyn wear 5io Burt owleded •i the aTl nPa Th "4" Shoe. I> 1« acknowledKod rTrnyiinifnc, ,,,0 bttt WfllTinq ftHtl meet ItfJrUM -Bcntipmon'««htH!m»d<! In tliu worlds Don't spoil your feet by wearing cheap shoes, Tie Burt & Packard ShO^M'tJ narnore than any ''A" ?ty"e»"ln' limil-inttde^'SiiSd-welt, »nd Bartw«Hi «IM ROTS' nml Yoirrnj'. If not Bold by your dealer send hi. nan,. «..d your addr.™ to ^^ ^ Burt ft p ^^ Packard Ot Field, brookton, Mase. 8«uib, JT. I*. Overliolser, LHterlln^. Ilia. -SPECIALTIES.- ^•' The Finest, Most Durable, (incl holds its nbape the best of any wbip In the market. Tho Easiest Diimpfd.iKaBlest Bun- ningand Latest Improved Sweeper made. Vahcy Palentrper BMKrtl.BO;- Two sacks *2.fO IJalt Patent. " l.«. " " 2.W Some of the oldest rcsldent8>I tills city claim this to be the best Hour they ever used In the State ot Illinois.' Oream of r»o.tent£ (Sun, [Daisy and Minn. JRoiler in stock. Tin A (food Stock of Tomato Cans, Very Cheap,' Also a lew dozen of, .GUSS M1IT.JABS AND JELL TUMBLERS LEFT AT ~~ JOHNSON'S. A CHANCE. I JSUCOESSOlia TO O. A. Oliver. BOOKS, STATIONERY and Wall Paper. Connrlon* tn "CVithln TTi\1f nn Ilnnr of the Gr«ftt Clinnfeo, Hn I'IHRO^ to a Wpll- TVon Kent \rllh III-* Npiiro^t Friends Around HI* Itrdild. — Hit I.n<t Movn- mrnt n Cnrrsn of llii» Strlrknn WUe — A Skfllch o( TI!« Cnreer, I*nl)tlo Service* nnd IJternry Work. NEW Tons, S-^pt 11.— Hon. 'Samuol Sullivan Cojc diwl nt 8:27 o'clock last evening. Sir. Cox was conscious up to half an hour wforo his di-atli. He then failed to recognize those around him. He had not spoken at any length since 11 n'ciwk in tho morning, when bo talked rather incoherently about th« states and of what ho oxpoctod to do when hj re-entered congress next year. Ho fondly but feebly caressed his wife's arm with his hand just iK'foro losing consciousness. Tho cause of death Is given as peritonitis. The plneo of burial has not yet boon decided n.ton. Prcftcnt nt tlio Dontlilicd. Mrs. Cox, Mrs. Ilnrdenburgh, sister cf of Mr. Cox, and Mr. N. J. Kearney, a close friend of tho statesman, wero present when Mr, Cox died. Thoro wero also n numbjr of intlmnto frionds down stairs waiting for nows from tho sick chamber. A largo number of telegrams from public people among tho most prominent In tho country wore ro- isel ved during the evening. Ills Lnflt Hour*. Mr. Cox turned to Dr. Scuddor with a smile, an hour or so before his dooth, nnd said that he was surprised to find in how little pain ho wnx. Tho ncutencss of the dis- MSO bad spent Its force, and the lack of pain tvns simply an Indication that the fatal exhaustion hod sot in. At 8 o'clock ono of the natchors hskt>d Ml', Cfi.. if bis-uuntuu to bo aiovetl. He did not reply, but raised his win to grasp tho cords which hung over his b^ as if to show that bo had still tho power of assisting himself. Very soon after he lapsed Into unconsciousness, from which he never rallied. _______ A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY. Sltetcli of BIr. Cox'i* Political nml Literary Ufn Work. . ["Sunset" Cox, as he is popularly rnllojL_or. ~&tiimret~8uinvan Itox, as he was baptized. Was a grandson of James C'ox, who was a congressman, u brigadier general of tho N-w Jersey mil. tin. nnd n Democratic politician of nolo. .Samuel's father, Ezeklol Taylor C'ox, 1. ft the old homestead at Mnnmouih some time after Jam°B Cox's death and emigrated to Ohio, settling at Znncsville, whore U:imuul S. was born Sept. :IO, 1S.M. Tho hoy, after pacing throush the common school was sent to tho Ohio university. ' He did not finish bin collegiitto lourso, but went to Brown university at Providence, R. I., and WUH uradu- atod In the class of 1840. He studied law, wont back to Ohio, and began to practice. In JournalUm anil Politic*. Ho did not take kindly to the profession, and after a tour in Kuropo, tbo story of which ho told In "A Buokeyo -Abroad,"- he, In IHiW, became editor of Tho Ohio Statesman, published at Columbus. In 18M ho was appointed secretary of legation to Peru by the Pierce administration, and on his return cultivated politics and was elected from tlu Columbus (O.) district to thoThlrty-flfth congress, which was In session Just preceding the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as president. Ho stood by tho Union, an I was Rewarded by being returned lo tho Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh, and Thlrty-elgth congresses. Ilomovul to New York. In 1804 be was defeated by tho Republican candidate, and removed to Now York city In the following spring. Hero ho wrote his "Eight Years In Congress," an Interesting volume of personal observations and experience. The Interval between hl,» removal from Ohio to New York and his election from a New York dlstrlit Mr. Cox passed either In travels abroad or in writing books about those travels. In-18<l8 Mr. Cox flrac appeared ks a candidate for congress In New York city, and was elected by a largo majority over Starr, his Republican opponent. This ma- 'jorlty was greatly augmented two years after when Horace Greoloy ran against hlrn. Hit Hioond Defeat. In Tit>7 Vwii<>n~bo~ ral j( - for'^cbrigressman-at- large against Lynmn Tremalno, ho was defeated. He was a few months after chosen to All tho scat made vacant by the death of James Brook-*. He was re-elected to the Forty-fourth congress, was appointed speaker pro tomporo Juno 7, 1H7B, and elected speaker pro temporo June 10, 1870, serving until Juno ft. He was elected to tho Forty-fifth, Forty- sixtli, Foi ty-Beventh, Foily-elghth/and Forty. ninth congi'i-sies, and resigned to become minister U> Turkey. This position ho resigned and took his sent In the Forty-ninth congress, filling the vacancy causid by tho resignation of Joseph Pulitzer. Ho was re-elected to the Fiftieth congress, anp again to the FlftVrflrst. • Tho Bimbrlquot of "Sunset." His freedom from partisan bitterness, to- getber.wlth his winning social qualitles,!havB m ulo him a great favorite among Republicans, as his mastery of parliamentary law and constant reinlinoAS to enter into the thick of « party engagement has m:i:lo him a necessity to the Dumo.T.its. Tho production which won for Mr. Cox the oqubrluuetot 'Sunset" was a piece nf descriptive wriilng which appeared in The Ohio Statesman May 10, 1853, and was entitled "A Great Old Buusot." Ho was In tho composing room of Thu titateanum tho evening before and witnessed a peculiarly beautiful sunset. As tlio Inspiration seized him ho picked up bis pencil, arid using a composing stone for a dean hurrielly wrote the article. A Good War Democrat. Mr. Cox was regarded as the best specimen of i war Democrat In congress. Ho never failed to vote for money or supplies, nnd nftor the war was actually begun thore'waS no slaunohur friend of tho Union In congress than ho. For that reason Mr. Lincoln took Mr. Cox Into h'a counsels to a greater degree than has ever bocn generally known, and, 'believing Mr. Cox to bo wholly without personal bias In any advice be gave, the president gave heed to mueh Mr. Cox had to offer. Tho New« ut thu Capital. • WASHINGTON CITY, 8-jpt 11.— Tho news of the death of Reprf sentallve Cox was re- oeived here last night with many expressions of sincere regret. He had many warm friends in this city, and was probably better known here than in the city which bo has reprosauted in past congresses. Probably the one subject in which ho took tho moat intorest'during his life In congress was the life saving service, which ha was Instrumental lu establishing. Ho introduced the flrnt bill in congress for tbo establishment of that institution, and ever slnoe his Interest in it has beon tlroliws and uufl-igging. Must iluve n Jury Koiuehow. CmoAtio, fept. 11,— Ju go MuCotinSll an- nouncod \»U>rduy that if a talesnuin admits that ho htm furmud ju) opinion, but declare* (hat be CHII lay that opinion aside and try »he caaa impartially, Hie motion of tt« d»- foitee for hla n-JecUou will Iw overruled, Tij«> itand tskvii i>y Jad^u MoConuell will DESPERATE TRAMPS CAPTURED. Orderftd to I.PHVO Town, Thev Flro on tbo ClllronH, Wonndlng Two. COLUMBUS, O., Hopt 11.—A Bpecinl from Coshoctnn, O., suys: Monday aftornoon two tramps Wore ordered to Itmvo tbo town by Marshal Isanc Ilngans. Tho tramps drew their guns and began a fusillade upon tho crowd of bystanders. More thr%n twenty shots wcro flrod by the dospnradoes as they rolroatod toward tho Tuscnrc.wns river. MaiTiluil Hn^nns wns struck in tho right breast, but luckily tho missile cnmo in cou- tnct with a rib nnd "glanced outward nnd Into his arm. Acitiz'ii named Leo Ringer caught a S8-calibre ball in his thigh. Hundreds of mon nccompanied Khoriff Manner and posse in pni'suit of Ihe tramps. Both attempted lo cross tho river, but ono of them, being unable to sv\Im, wns caught floundering ill the deep water and quickly hurried to the juil His companion gained tho opposite shore, nnd nt once disappeared in the high weeds. The Other Trump Badly Wounded. Tho crcwd closed in, nnd called upon him to surrender, but the villain raised his revolver to shoot the man nearest him. Be- foro he could take aim, Jack Rose, ono of the sheriff's ussInfants, brougiit his Winchester to his shoulder nnd flrod., Tho ball took effect In tho tramp's left arm nnd plowed a frightful wound through tho flesh, coming out nt tbo elbow. Roso fired n S'jcr.nd time, and the ball strufk the tramp in the check, pnfr'F-ing along nnd under tho j iw-bono into tlio muscles of tho neck. Tlio prisoner was taken to jail. GAGING BILLOWS. They Vent Their Fury on Atlantic Coast. the GREAT HAVOO AT EXPOSED POINTS. THE "BIG FOUR" DEFENDED. Senator Ono of tho Armour* Talks to Ycst'H Committee. KANSAS CITY, Ma, Sopt. 11.—S. B. Armour, head of tlio Armour Packing company of this city, nnd n, few other packers wore tho witnesses boforo tho senate commtt- t;e yesterday. Mr. Armour was on tho stand for throe hours, ami was iiskod many questions that tho conimlttb) would hnyo liked to put to tho Chicago packora Tho witness stated that tho Ch.tc;\Ka Armours anil Kansas City Armours conducted entirely separate pncldng houses, and wore constantly in coni|>etlti<m in the siimo market. His answer that tho profit on oaeh ani- Bi-il slaughtered amounted on the average 1 1 Oil cunts wns doubtingly commontod on by Senator Vest. Mr. Armour's bnlnnco shoot showed that ho had killed 14-1,8113 head of. cittlo during 1SS7, and they had nottoil him n profit of S5.ll cents por bead. Tho witni'ss Slid that the prico of meat to tip consumer had decreased on all but tho choice cuts. Not In Any "Combine." Mr. Armour said he was not in any combine and know of none in Kansas City, but declined to answer tho question asking If there was ono in Chicago. Ho further slated that ho had no agreement for special rates with any of tho railroads. David Rankin, nn Atchison county cattle dealer, slid that it was overproduction rather than lack of competition that influenced tho Chicago market. SPRING VALLEY APPEALS. A Memorial to Governor Flfer In Helialf of the Minors. r SPRING VALLEY, III, Sept 11.— A memorial signed by tho mayor, city council and coal miners of Spring Valley, was mndo public yesterday, and will be submitted to Governor Fifer, appealing for aid, asking that n special BCSS,OII of tho legislature bo called, and demanding by what right a corporation can induce people to settle here, a •!! them property and take mortgages on tho sumo, and then paralyze tho community by shutting d. wn all business without sufficient cause. They draw a parallel between tho 5,000 sufferers here and the victims of tho Johnstown disaster, and denounce tho Republican party, etc, liquor IJoHlora 'In Convention. PEOIIIA, Ills., Sjpt. 1L— The Liquor Dealers' Protective association is now holding its tenth annual convention in this city. A large number of delegates aro present from all over tho stato. . Tuo exercises : began yesterday morning with a parade through tho principal stroots, headed by brass bauds, after which the delegates ndjournod to the hall at Central park and listened to n some- whatlbiigtl>y~ttUJf68s~Trofii~"tBer~ti ; u»Eees"olf" the association. One of tho features of the occasion was tho presentation of a costly diamond badge to Leopold Ballonborg, of this city, on the occasion of his election for the tenth time to bo treasurer of tho association. A banquet was given last night, Strike of Fifteen Hundred Minors. BRADFORD, Fn., Kept 1L— A special to The Kra from JPmixsulnwnoy, _'.Po>, says: Fifteen hundred miners are out on strike at the Adrian mines or nn increase in wages. Monday, tho company brougiit SOO men from Buffalo, Rochesror, and Bradford. After arriving tho mon refused to go to work, believing tho minem justified in the s'.and they have taken. Tlio comp.iny claims to havo 400 negro miners on tho way hero from thoir mines in Wist Virginia. Every thing was quiot yesterday, but trouble in expected. Sons ot Yotcrniift 1 Encampment. • PATEBSON, f>. J.,. Sept. 1!.— The eighth annual encampment of tho Sons of Veterans opened hero yestordijy. The programme included a "camp fire'" at Washington hall, a street parade in the afternoon and a ban- 'quet at night. The Tain somewhat interfered with tho parade, but tho balance of the programme was successfully carried out, Commander-in-Chief Abbott made a stirring address at tho "cam]> fire." nigh Tide* Innndfito tho IMVT i>nml* anil Flood SlronU nnd Cellnrn—Telegraph Wire* Down nnd Railway* Wmhed Out —Seven Lives Ix>nt and n Monitor Nearly Swampod—Earthquake at Wllkesbnrre • —Tim Fiito of tho White A»h Mine Victim*. NEW YORK, Sept 11.—News is anxiously awaited in this city of tho amount of injury dono by tho worst storm of recent years, which lias been raging at sea for several days. Immense damage has been dono all along tho'Now Jersey coast by phenomenally high tides. Atlantic City has baen cut off from tho mainland, and railroad tracks unvo been wa.shod away. In New York city collars and first floors of buildings along tho water front have been submerged. Stnten JUanil Inundated. Tho highest tides snon on Staten Island for thirty years washed the north nnd south shores at 8 o'clock yesterday morning. Tho surf broko over tlio Slapleton flats, flooding the railroad tracks and doing a groat deal of damage. The greater part ' of the old Stnploton ferry pier was carried, away. Many small craft wero swamped at their moorings. At South' Beach tho tide broko o\or tho banks, flooding the meadows, and tho sea broko around tho many hotels, cutting them (iff from the mainland. At Loocher & Stnbb's hotel tho surf flooded tho bar-room, and tlio veranda of tho Happy Homo hotel was partially wrecked. Havoc Among Small Crnft. . The floating house of the Now York Canoe "club, containing canoes worth thousands <if dollars, is in danger of being swept out to son, a portion of the dock to which it IB rnoored having already been carried away. Tho ferry boats experienced considerable trouble in making thoir landings, and tho captains Fay it was one of the roughest days ill many years on tho Stnten Island ferry. A largo fleet of vts el's is anchored off Stapleton, anil ninny of thorn were oornpolli.-d >to drop an extra anchor to save thmnselvos from going nihore. Streets nnd CollttrA Flooded. ' Tho tide last night was so high as to in- undate—tlio Btreot«^ftad—cellars—along the- rlver fronts. Few small craft ventured out of tho docks. Tho waves dashed high over tho Battery waiU,^Ferry-boats had difficulty in making lnT"!V,^, 'and numerous minor mishaps occurred. A high wind and heavy rain prevailed. Old river mon said they could not recollect a worse night for this time of tho year. Seven Mon Drowned. NEW YORK, Sept 11.—A special from Baltimore says: Tho monitor Possalc was nearly swamped in tho bay by yesterday's storm. Hor consort, the Swan,' wont down, and two ofllc-rs and Hve men wero lost. NEW JERSEY DEMOCRACY. TlioStiito Cnnvpiition Ii Ununimrnil for Alili.'lt for finvf rncir. TRENTON, N. J., rVpt 11.'—Tlio Demo- ?nitii- stnU? onuvcntion met h"ro yostorday, with 711 dclegnt's a d a hons? full of sp^c- IntnrR pro^'iit. In tho preliminary speech's rhoors were given whnn Mr. C'levo'aiid was innntionrvl n« the possible Democratic candidate in 1^!*^. Governor Hill :vas rhoered evnn more, while th-j ine?uio:i of til; possibility of Iy>on Ablx>tt as n p ri'sinViitiiil candidate xvas greets I with tiitnitltuo us ap- plnup". Tim organization was ufToi-tcil without friction, with (>oo. S. AVert.i, of Morrii county,in tlm ci.air. I'hilform nnd Nolnlnntlim. Tho platform adopt-*! ivntll.-im tho na- tionnl platform of 18-w, and ciiii*'^ M that tho .Mi-rtion ot IV.'sMont Harrison «-MS i-iTictsd ngninst n popular majority hy the i-drrilpt u?o of money. Trusts art: den i\mw 1 nnd election reform urgi-iL WUMI-tho nmnini- tion of n can-liilatu for governor wns reached every county named Abbott, air! his si'l'-ction was mnde una-iimniH with groat enthusiasm. L-iud ualls w»n> mndo for the nominee, but on tho nnnounf'inient that ho wns not in tho city tho convention adjourned sine die. ACCOUNTING FOR PENSION MONEY. Tho Feimlon Ofllco Stntcmrnt of rnymonU In July and August. WASHINGTON CITY, Sept. 11.—Tho following statement bearing upon' disbursements by the pension ofllro during July and Au gust for the past two years wns give'i out at the pension office yesterday. "Tlio amount advanced to pension agents during tho months of July and Anoint,' 1SSS, was ?24,- HOO.OOI), and the amount disbursed by ngonU during those months was $4,MO,577. Th-. 1 amount ndvniiccil during July and August, 1SSO, was $:M,7lK),000, and the amount die- bur.sod during July and August past wa' JHl,4SO,20. r >. Caimril hy n Di-ficlnncy. "More than half of tho disbunemonts during July and Augiiot, .ISS'J,'wnvo in puyinont nt cus.:. iillinvH.l during tho last fiscal year, onding Juno ;t;l, 1RS9, which wero not paid on Scrount of /\ deficiency in tho appropriation for that year, making it therefore necessary to pay these claims out of the amount appropriated for the current fiscal year. This aocounls in every particular for tho 'apparent ini-rease in tho payment of pensions during July and August, 1KMI." ^ — ^ United Ilrothren^<;<ilnK to T.nw. HELENA, O., B<>pt. 11.—Bishop Becker, Bishop \Vriylit, and Revs. Burkot, Dillon, and French, with a largo number of lay del: egq'es, who wore recently expelled from tho Absolutely Pure Tnls powder never varies. A marvel of purly strength and wholesomeness. More economical than the ordinary kinds, and can not be sold In competition with the multitude of low test, nhort weight, aninin in pnospnate powders. Bold o Hy i i cans. I.OYAL UAKINO POWDKB Co., «06 Wallrtt..^'iv lork Jan3ld-wlr THE AND ESTERN Ban to, Pay for His Cuss Words. CHAMBKRHimiio, Pa., Sept. 11. — Bon Wilson, a colored pugilist of Sbatuokln, woa arrested here yesterday, charged with public profanity, and fined 07 cents each for eighty-five oaths, and hi default of the payment of the fines and costs, amounting to over $00, was committed to jail for eighty- five days, imprisonment being imposed for each oath, under an old statute. Elections la Chicago. CHICAGO, Sept 11. — The election* for aldermen in the annexed warda of this city took place yesterday. Of the twenty aldermen elected ton are Republicans and nine Democrats, with a tie vote in the Twenty- eighth ward. There was very little politics In the election, the winners getting through by personal favor. Couldn't Hoar to I.eavo Her Lover. PHILADELPHIA, Sept 1L— Mrs. Dllllard, arrested at Kaston on suspicion of complicity with Bartho'.omew in bur husband's murder, has contended tluit *he consented to the murder because hor huiband was about to move to another place in order to sap. erata her from Bartholomew. JOO }i«r<'UH>tury xl to bad .;;«**«. i, GENERAL DESTRUCTION. Old Ocean Gota Out of Hounds Ail Alone tlio Atlantic Const. PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11.—Telegraph wires in this city and throughout tho adjacent country aro in a demoralized condition, and railroads aro nlso badly interfered with by tho storm. Reports of datnago como from all coast points. Ocean City is almost entirely under water. No trains cun get Into or out of Atlantic City, and as tho wator Is, reported rising, tho situation thoro is rnthor alarming. The place is in low ground, atid 'if tho flood should continue people might have difficulty in getting away in boata Travelers In A Had Fix. ' A train was turned on its side on the Anglesea branch of tho Pennsylvania railroad, and tbo passengers had to climb out of tho windows nnd "squat" on tho sides of the cars amid a^ waste of-'water, They finally reached Capo May all right. It is fearod that muoh damage has boon done at Sea Isle City, the lowest point on .jhB_coast, but nothing cnn_ bei_ learned from there, ,. . ' Many Schooners Ashoro* Tho tide at Lowes Is the highest since 1K07. j Many schooners are iishore, and both woodon piers havo been destroyed. The tido ut Capo May was the highest for thirteen years. Tho horso railway along tho beach is destroyed, and tho meadows and drive flooded. Mnnjr cottages and hotels wore partially wrecked, and the conformation of the pier seriously altered. The pier at Cape May point is wrecked, and Coulton hall undermined. Every yacht in the vicinity was driven ashore. Telegraphic, communication between Philadelphia and moat coast towna is cutoff. ' ' • I'coplo Flofllng from Their Homo*. Tho damage- along the coast from liny Head to Dnrnegnt is unprecedented. The -railroad from Sea Side park to Berkeley is washed away. People aro Hoeing from the region in any way they can. The splendid Berkeley Arms hotel, at Berkeley is badly damaged. Beach Haven, Barncgat, Long Beach City, Harvey; Codnrs, and other points on Long Beach are inundated. No trains can be run below Manatmwkln. At that place tho bridge is damaged, and it is feared that it will be carried away, and that tho bridge tender, who cannot bo reached from shore, will perish. SHAKEN BY AN EARTHQUAKE. Sharp Shocks Felt at Wllkeiuarre and In the Vicinity. -WILKESBAHHE, Pa., Sopt 11.—People In this city were considerably agltatad last night by a sharp shock of earthquake which occurred at 8:15 in tho evening. Buildings in Ashley, Kingston, Pittston and the surrounding counties trembled for several seconds vigorously ongugh to rattle glassware and crockery. So fur as hoard from no property has been seriously damaged or persons Injured. At about tho time of the shock about flvfl^rerM of land over tho Dolawaro and Hudson mmerfat Plymouth caved in. No one was at work in the mines at the time, THE WHITE ASH MINE ON FIRE. Eleven Ilotllcs, of ]>rownotl Miners Poat Recovery. DENVER, Col,, Sept. 11.—Couriers from Golden report tho Wliltu Ash mine on fire In Ihu 2S5 font h-vol. Tho hope of recovering the bodied of tho eleven drowned miners has bt-eu tibandoiiutL United Brethren conference for antagonism to suerot societies, have just closed a flvo days' session in this village. Thoir business meotincs wero held in n school bouse, being denied tho church, and, while secret, enough has leaked out to warrant tho stntumont that they have completed arrangements to tnka tho matter into tho courts to regain possession of tho church property nnd tho Dayton publishing house, ono of tho largest concerns of the kind in the country. RruiullH on the Hull Kiold. CHICAUO, Sept. 11.—The weather wns against ball playing yestonlny, and the League and Association only got two games .apiece recorded, owin^ t«i rain, Tlmy wero —for tun League: At Washington City— Washington-™, Indianapolis fl—soven inning*, darkness; at Boston—Boston ii, Chicago I— thirteen innings. Amuric.m association: At Columbus—Columbus :), Kansas City 8; at Baltimore—Cincinnati 11, Baltimore ;t. Western longuo: At Hioux City—Sioux City 0, OnmhaL!; nt MiiinuapolU—Minneap- olis 7, Dos Moinos (3; at St. Paul—St. Paul 14, Milwaukee 7;' at St. Joseph—St. Joseph 0, Denver fl. What Sort of "National" Fifollng? BUFFALO, N. Y., Sept. 11.—The National Polish allinnco convened in eighth annual session in St. Aldelbous school house nt Eusl Buffalo yesterday morning. About ISO delegates are pronent from all pnrts of the country. Tho alliance in a benevolent society, and also aims to promote n national fool.ing nnd^to develop the morn! and material .welfare of th • Poles in this country, estimated at 1,000,OJO, by founding industrial and benevolent Institutions ntul caring for immigrants. ^^_ RAILWAY. OVER 7,000 MILES Of steel track in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Dakota and Wyoming, panetrates the Agricultu-al. Mining and Commercial Centres of the WEST AND NORTHWEST. The Unrivaled Equipment of the Line embraces Sumptuous Dining Cars, Me* Wagner and Pullir an • Sleepers, Superb day Coaches and FAST VESTIBULED TRAINS Running direct between Chicago, St.'Paul and Minneapolis, Council Bluffs and Omaha, connecting for Portland, Denver, San Francisco and all Pacific Coast Points. ONLY LINE TO THE BUCK HILLS For TIclcrta, lUtos, Mops, Time Tubles nml fa I 1 information, npnly to any Ticket A^cnt or tut dri'HH the Urn'l PuflHonRnr Agent, Chicago, 111. J. U. WH1THMI, H. C. WICXSB. S. P. WIL30H, General laager. TrtffleMiaigcr. Oea'lPan. Agt, W. >V. F'OWL.K'* Aceot HTKBLIHH 13LTJE R UNNING T.HUEE WAGONS All good* promptly delivered to any nar ofthftclty. Hpeclnlty of mmovlni; hnusehoU coods and pliums. [mhlilyl] K. II. WILDASIN Ta a monthly zino florotcd to llio liyglena and tf*flra of nfanta and young children, and all that ?ortatns to tho routine of the nurseiy. It s now In its fifth year. Tho alist recently said of H: "Bifl-rnooD t^vms Rlmort to the boiwehotd la which thrn* are young: ch!Mre.n. It 1* for the varonU asvl-tlx* uur«4*, nnd In packed full of tmportnni sruy- {ffHitlonn of n practical character. Frrun pfsf- •onftl exprrlenco o( ft* u»efuLnaea, we etjm- m«nd it vrnmily.** ' And the Chicago Adrxt7ie&; No mother but mtwrt L . ___ . _ and helpful supi?P8tIonn, and bo gn-atefal f** ovnr hnrrt placos which everj<TOft coraea to who has the care of young cfol'drnn; W» comment It to every mother la Uifl lead." Also tho New York Qraphie : ' •' Th TOcoe < *e of this prrtod!;*! lime feewt enormoa*. It make* young mothpn feet that the only subject worthy ot ftttenUca be at lost being recognised." . Every intelligent father and mother should read it regularly. Their chfldrw* will be healthier and happier. It wfll re- duco tho work of caring for them, nursing them, dressing them, amusing them. Letters from subscribers frequently contain such testimonies as these, lately received: " 1 am (rrntef ul to BABYHOOD : I have ewn bnt tTo numbnra, bnt ha^c lesrncd so m-iclj from thoiio that I feel-1 should be doing any children a wrong If I should fall of th9 op- poruinlty to learn more." "The n£lplt hM been to us would have astonlAhed me bud 1C been linKllL-tod beforehand." "Phyalcian ai 1 am. ynur mmtactneis thetnosf welonm* periodical that oomcs to my table, and la tt*», one I read first." "I cannot speaktoonluhly' of BABYHOOD. DurlnK the three yearn that I have nubscrlbod to It. 1 haTe fflit repaid • hundred times for the outlay by the relief and confidence It has given ma In lh« management of my children." You want a sample copy— Price 15 oenta, Or to subscribe for a year— On our part we wish to know that yoa~ hare seen this advertisement; and in order to induce you to mention this paper when writing us, We haro armnpftd to bar* manufactured for ua a large quantity of ITudnut's celebrated Sachet Powder, and will give a packet, free (either "Violet" 01 "White Lilac," as preferred), (quantity sufficient to elegantly jxrfume tiahy 'a olothltig for raonthi). to every pertaa who sendfl ua etcher f.1.60 for ayearaaub- . Rcrli>tkiti or l. r > conui fur a Mingle copy, and. inrnitons thix i>aptr. {ffott 1h* »t>*u/(f4««, ThfijHJwiti'r In In uoBcnae a**premium," but IB offered nlmply 10 aid us In trncIiiK the m- euli»fif our advertising inTarlou-t partB of the rouiitrv, ita retail Talua l£ about 25 centa.) Address B1BTHOOD PUBLISHING 00,," 6 Beekman St., New York. Do not confound BABTTIOOD with plctnrn-brtok» fnr tho amiiH<m<!»f o/ rMtlrm. It IB a miniten* inayaxtne — a nurst-ry help. IU list of contributor! on in^Ucal flut>Jccu comprise* many BiKx-ialtsu of tlio highest prnf<ft.t1nnnl ntandlng. Tho .'•prlnirfleld (Mann.) (7n*on anyi: 4> Tt It really ft qiu-jitlon wtutttho mothf-n ctf little hablin iis^il to ilu beforn Ihu excelteiit little luagojrJna llAHVM'XJD wo* puiilluhr.l. NII uumbtTcan Iw inltuuxl wlihou* • By everyone that comes to our store that we have the Lwt 100,000 j Mig Crowd »t « Ilao« Truck. AU), N, Y., Bupt. ll,~Thoro were id at the fair grounds yoalurday A ^utt 1 Mew oVdj* iho truck at A >*i IVU-* H^'t^hn \vas ili'ivsiM fco Tlie til-eat InviiUuuctt Tttlkt. BAI.TIAIOIIK, .Sopt. 11 —'Ihu groat council tit tho Iiii|>.;rinl Oi\l T of H •>! Mnu ui.;l yoi- tenlav. Tlu 1 ni • 'Ua^ '.v u opui-l with a "long talk" liy th i Uro.it Inculioncs," 1'humns J. f r.tncis, uf NDW J •r.iny, nftor which, n-porisi of cuniimtteoa »»-ro rt-a-l and routiiii> Imsiiiixu trnu»aH«l, Tlio iiiiuibi'i' of uwirJn *•« EH>^> it) tU^ urU^r, tm nhowti M|iur(i«, ta S3,U4, «u invTO.vsu over last Mectlnn ot Telopltono Men. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., S;>pt 11.—About 100 delegates ot tho National Telephone association arrived hero over tho K uisas City road from Chicago yesterday morning to attend their annual convention. AboutiOO telephone companies wero represj:ited. H>nry M-jtz- gar, of Pittsburg, 'presided at tho opening of tho convention, and subsequent procoodinga wero entirely informal, the delegates interchanging views on electrical disturbances and apparatus. A Wool Firm In Financial SlnttU. BOSTON, Sept. U..— A special to the .Herald frmn Providence, R. I., says: The oldest firm of woolen goods \lealur* in this section, Burt. & Snow, are financially embarrassed. Notes wont to protect Monday, and Brndstreet announce 1 yesterday afternoon that thu firm will malto an early asjign- nio it. The liabilities a™ pstimntjil to bi about $100,000; ass'ts unknown. . Penalty for Grounding n Shlpi. WASHINGTON CITY, Sept. 11.—Tbo court martial sentence in tho case ot Commandi r Harrington, of tho training ship Constellation, which recently ran ashore near Norfolk, is two years' suspension -under waiting orders pay. Secretary Tracy, in approving tho verdict of tbo court, moil i fled tho sin- tonco to one year's suspension under waiting orders pay. ' Too Weary to Stay Awake. DES MOINKS, Sept. 11.—James Casoy, a Chicago, St. Puul and Kaunas City brakeman, residing in this city, was kllli-d while flagging a train at Luray yesturd iy. It is supixised that Casey weijt to sleep whilo flagging the train, having boon very bard worked roct'iilly. Terrlblo Ilitvoo by a Itiii-Htin.^ Cannon. LATH lie P, Mo., Kept. 11.—While Ihu members of ihe Q. A. IV. post at Mir.ibile wore cleaning th.oir cannon Monday, gutting ready for tho Kingston rdunio:i, it was prematurely discharged, injuring six men. The gunner had his right arm torn oft and will die. Kaccs at Chlcitgo. ClHCAOO, Sdpt It.—At the West Sldf park yesterday tho winning burst's were: Romaino, % mile, l;llljj; Clhuivhill Clark, ' mllo, 1:4!!'-a; Suyiv, % m,U>, 1 -.:M; ! ,'; J hopliiv, Ji mill-, IslS^; I'a-us 1 mtl>\ 1:4 IV; UtUu Hess, »i mil-, 1:111. that can be found in the city. We keep on hand from ten to fifteen Bedroom Suits which enables all to make a selection, and[we[are•offering-them from $18.00 Also a large stoclcof I^avlor Goods, Carpets, AVindoTV Shades, Fictnrbs. Pictixre ]\IoTildiiigs, and Furnittire in general. H T phLOl- stering- a Specialty- Reynolds Bros., FAIR DEALING, LOW PRICES AND GOOD GOODS. WKST END KIIISMITUKB WK«T 3d ST., HTKBI.IKO. CHU; , tx'pt, 11. •— Houry E. Grillltb, ^.'il.T in t-iil'iis' trii ..... IIIK S I a it'i'ttuv afU'i'no MI. l/a:'ihtifs, f£ , 4.W't:(M Two CtitMiim C(«t aVfcin C'KM KU, Mu »t--fl In t . S^nt. ^ I y-^t It — H<*ua' We are handling and selling more flour than ever. Look at these brands, from $2.40 to $3.10 per hundred; MAGNOLIA, OOLHEN CROWN, PEERLESS, . ' BLUE RIBBON, CAPITAL. CREAM PATENT KANSAS WINTER SUN* DAISY. All guaranteed to prove up aa represented or return. We mean to save the people of Una vicinity money, and will do it REMEMBER THE MIKADO MARKET. We am selling nothing but JVo. I Meats- JVb Settondg. Prtims Low as th& Lowest,

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