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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1900, THE DETROIT FEEE PRESS: HEALTifAfBErl Promptly Regained by the Use S ureal ionic. Calrow, 2526 Central avonnc, Minus vest -ago y tay wealth MgM total complexion, which up to "(Aft ffrne clear anu uruum; wfv" rough. v . - several adverts remtdla with I finally decided it was a. Mb reading of your coiihtmWM t..Ail in trv It Th6iM tiTt Xtr In buying Laxative Bromo-Quinine TABLETS ' sarSSBT the old standard Cures a Cold mm be sure that it is labeled Bromo and not Bromide. At . all druggists. 25 cents. QQ 1 tlnS ... "graB taken only tour homes- MtfWj ' -i 'i.j smooth ana cneeics as jrtju as tfr tonic for the blood too, much cm Jr DMtmm ivi 4 cheerfully recommend it tj any write me concerning IV jonnson, . vice-ui'v':wT; nr) a teacher In; the neaiey.scm J vl' - - . m MR Lakes Park a -" .--r - - , t k -wins ti e "'ArSZ:S JT functions of nature, induces sleeid lH, system. It has not pnly been aelp to 1 ri; ,j wore tonlierrf.nnn wh lHH- , p.rlll,a lk wk -Brlt to any woman aadrettln tr IU LI VC M umiwivu - . rr.-r.v ' , wi mn a winning card against Mr. MltrhdU -offS is . estimated by the; Efili-iiJeluil'i & Reading Co offlclnls that Oelr ulnM. They do not anticipate 'WHmt' whlie the strike continue 1 1 ll le MBttM- oH from now on the production will's less. JIM HOWARD FOUND GUILTY."" CONVICTED OF BEING OONOBnSB, THE MURDER OF G) iiOEBEIi. ' nwl han hoan found sullU ot belnE a pin.il of the assassination ot GoVCSlK&etr The verdict was returned HhoflHjr tTS, ' o'clock tills morning. .Court CojivfnSt 9 o'clock. Tho iwry watporfhog; dlvldedand1 tho -speotatoip lioJilled. tho, court rodm to rlWutmoit cSMlMy, Wr-whlle with suppTeBitoa: eictjlfMneirt. W At 9:43 the Jury filed into the room, .Wttg man Crutcher handed lo the clef K tlwjwgfi verdict written onfcelipJrJf lf Honrt occupied a scat by his tttomJ,SW.t clerk read from the pttper.;Uii! JjnriWtWWr, the defendant dUL net-dlM I.- IB UfttMff tation and was uppareny. Jio J-tWl'JSfflj, cerned than any ether person In tn (Mrf rThe verdict "was tt stlrprl- on'lt MB 5tr. ,,.v,,,inf the iiirvwM divides on the question or ine -hm 1 ' It hai. been learned, howevor , fbatJUBrf ncuity m reaenmg. a vu i.l ""W'jw degree "of- nlshent,..fiomo ofewlajf iavoi-iriH ,mv"wuii-, . . stood out for. thdeath penalty aftdnA won their associates over. :' .-- ' ; : Hhwnrd was .remanded. td. Jail,, wnere was followed by Ms nosom-a White who stemeaalnjost s verdict Thelury which t T aiviaea 'Pouuhmu-w ernts. one HeDttDlica (-due Democrats I was based largely on the drttrgt- believed, pended solely Howards 39 'iSJHiK once appi? for a neWcRttb basingjne MO- Hon on 'alleged ?P?W?YltL " jurors made prior WvthOjiriaLWhlch i ra hostile to the defendant, . CENSUS TbUREAU STATISTICS- LARGE CITIES HAVE 3WT13BtV INCREASED IN VmmWd ninth. r 8? 3 Peruna the Miss Alice iiAhaut aBd my bad been dull and tried nn rtsalt. needed, i ruua, i wonderful. "I have face Is as, merlv. . Am a . i it nOl OB saiu Kl wlll who will wica Jennie .j..".rrf reucin.""", cago, writes Chicago: stores the the Entire tne e'" several used it. speak very, nigmj " clfic for pelvic catarrh. . lt. 1.. i I nn rRl'.ll IK!, a ,Po brink entitled n.eaitii vuu man, Columbus, Ohio. BREAK UP THE STRIKE Contlnveu From Page One. fusal to pay the engineers by the hour and wan to arbitrate all the other grievances excepting those relating to semi-monthly pay and the location of powder houses which have been adjusted by the answer of lilarkle & Co. The men also decided to 1 remain at work pending the arbitration negotiations and agreed to ask : the .Orrn to de-. duct from the pay of each family that returns to work their quota for the payment ..-u: . aaiun,Ari hv the men. fudging only by the talk of the men it looks as if a considerable number of men will not go to work to-morrow morning., lne force ot men at each of the,Markle slopes is now very short handed The firm iot trie time being refused to discuss anything In connection with its future. actions. In the Lehigh Valley. With regard to the general strike situation in the Lehigh valley it cannot be said tbiii- manv threat gains were,;made' on either side to-day. Some who quit work yesterday at the Coxe, Tomhicken, Der-;i,,.,,. n,i Ron mines returned to-day. The Lehigh Valley Coal Co. reports more men working 10-ciay man any t"." the strike began. The labor, leaders claim accessions to their ranks from both the mines at Eckley and Lattimer. . The daily production of coal-in the dls-, trict is steadily decreasing. This Is shown from the shipments of coal from the region to-day, which indicate a falling off of more than 75 per. cent. Edgar Gulick, general, superintendent of Coxe Bros. & Co.'s colliery, who was'ar' rested yesterday on complaint of Peter Gallagher, a striking mine worker at Free-land, was to-day fined $5. The superintendent is charged by Gallagher ot driving his horse Into him and otherwise annoying. Gulick refused to pay the fine and will probably take the case to court. Intimidated, by StrlkerM. Shenandoah, Pa., September 26. The closing to-night of the Cambrldo colliery, operated by the Cambrlde Coal Co., completed the tie up in the vicinity of this borough. This Is a small operation employing about 140 men and was the only colliery working to-day between Hazelton and Ashland. D. R. James, a member of the firm, Informed Provost Marshal Miller to-day that strikers had Intimidated the men and that tne company decided to suspend operations to' insure the safety of the employes. Mr. James told Major Miller that strikers had entered the homes of Cambridge employes at night and threatened them with , bodily harm if they continued to work. Brookwood wash-ery. east of Mahanoy Plane, was working with a full force this morning, when a number of strikers visited the place and induced the men to return to their homes. The strikers did not resort to violence. At Ashland the Bast colliery resumed today with almost its entire force. The Potts colliery, at Locustdale, and Locust Spring colliery, at Locust Gap, are also in operation. There Is no change in the situation at Mahanoy City, all the collieries there remaining idle. The men are quiet, but ' express determination to remain out. Gen. Go-bin remained at his headquarters all day and was in communication with Gov. Stone this afternoon. To-night the general said there was no Indications of an outbreak around Hazelton, although he was fully prepared In the event of a eall for troops. The Girardvllle and Gllberton washeries were closed to-day. The strikers persuading the employes to quit. Both Sides Confluent. Wllkesbarre, Pa , September 26. The tenth day of the strike closed without any change In the Wyoming valley. All the mines that were idle the first day were idle to-day. And the one mine, that continued in operation the first day Is still at work the one at Mocanaqua. The operators seem to be abiding their time confident that in the end victory is going to be on their side. The strikers on the other hand are just as confident. If their leaders are to be believed the men are more confident of winning now than at any time since the strike was inaugurated. The local operators say the. statement Issued by the Markles Tvas;the only' proper stand to take considering the conditions existing between employer and employe and that the Markles have played Mmjgs&m Ml a and - ct STANDARD TIME FOLLY DISCUSSED LABOR REPRESENTATIVES STRONGLY OPPOSE A 'CHANGE. REPRESENTATIVES OF BUSINESS INTERESTS FAVOR IT. If Factories Adopt Standard Time, Labormen May ault the Fight. Tho laboring element, through its representatives, assisted by some other-citizens came near puncturing the boom for a general change to standard time yesterday. Aid Joy's special tKju.icil committee to discuss the proposed change met with numerous-citizens In the council chamber and Mstned to many novel opinions, all based on "different views. With scarcely an ex-cepticn, all representatives of the progressive element oi the city-the manufacturers, toe shopkeepers, the railroad officials, the theater men, the hotel men. the steamboa. -ten and the bankc-s-put themselves on Record as being strongly and urgently in favor of the adoption of standard time a test for the city's interests. ' The argument of the laboring cement was invariably thj same-a fear that their time of recreation would be curtailed. Tne.. nevr considered for a moment that the factories could change working hcurs a half hour so as to make no difference whatever in the length of tho daylight hours of running time. Aid. Keinlntrt P"8 that the matter ought to oc subm.Ued to a vote of the people for decision at the coming November election, which, unles. sn immense campaign of education was conducted meanwhile, would mean the overwhelming defeat of the much needed reform. The labor representatives, Francis Fil-dew and Aid. Tossy, argued that the creator established Detroit time and it ought therefore to answer. Confusion would result from any change and disaster and inconvenience to the laboring people would follow. It was charged that the railroads had initiated tho agitation for standard lime and that gas arid electric light companies would be the chief garnets b its Adoption. Aid. Tossy averred that nine out ot every 'en workingmen in the city were averse to the change. tArA It was proposed that eastern standard time which prevails across the river, should be adopted, but C. F. Etelmaop-posed the idea. He stated that his .company is compelled to run Its boats by standard time because It is in use in towns at which the boats stop. . o Secretary Jones, of the Detroit Copper & Brass Rolling Mills, said that his emploves favor standard time. In behalf of this time it was argued that it would be better to get up half an hour earlier and quit work half an hour sooner than is nftw done under local time. t Levi L. Barbour, George H. Barbour, C. F. Bielman, Attorney Callender for C. A. ,i.nmh .T W. Pales. John Davis and others spoke on behalf of central standard George H. Barbour combatted the contention that the proposed change would cause confusion. He said that men, under the new system would go to work at :J2 . . .1 i i. i .i n In nln r-o n f tilA present hours, and no more gas, electric .... ,. i.i 1 ...Jn .lion o . mO lignt Or Oil WOU1U oe uueueu nia., ... .. present time. He said he thought the opposition to the change arose from a lacK of understanding of thS matter. Cyrus E. Lothrop and Truman H. Newberry opposed any .change on the ground that laborers could not be Induced to alter their customs because an ordinance, was passed. Mr. Newberry said the employes of the concerns In which he is interested oppose standard time. Mr. Lothrop asserted that-only gas and electric light companies would be benefited by a change. - Rev. Nehemlah Boynton argued that tne point to be settled Is whether the advantage due to any chamre Is greater than the inconvenience. Nothing of advantage to 'a community was ever adopted without an inconvenience to some one. George H. Barbour expressed- the opinion that all the factories in the city would adopt standard time and the labor representatives stated that, if assured of that, opposition on their part would be withdrawn. , , The committee finally decided to go to Cleveland "to see what time it is," as one expressed It; but the object intended Is to examine into the charges that the attempted change to standard time in that city had resulted in most dismal confusion. Later in the day, Chairman Joy announced that the junket had been declared off, the committee feeling that all necessary Information could be gained at home. The heads of several manufacturing concerns who were asked by The Free Press whether they would establish working hours running from 0:30 a .m. to 5:30 p. m., standard, or from 7 a. m. to 6 p. m., standard time, replied that probably the choice of hours would be left to the employes. SPANISH WAR VETERANS. OFFICERS ELECTED AT YESTERDAY'S SESSION. Washington, September 20, The convention of Spanish war veterans continued its business meetings here to-day with about twenty members present. The chief item of interest in connection with the election of officers was the selection of Col. James H. Tillman, of South Carolina, as senior vice-commander-in-chief. Maj. Harold Me-grew, of Indiana, had been nominated for this. -office but withdrew and substituted the name of Gen. Joe Wheeler, who received four votes in the balloting. The convention decidad on a uniform of mixed blue and gray as typical of the union of the north and south during the Spanish war. The following officers were elected: Commander-in-chief, Gen. Nelson A. Miles; senior vice-commander-in-chief, Col. James H. Tillman, South Carolina; junior vice-commander-in-chief. Col. Wm. H. Hubbell, New York: Inspector-general, Col. Frank H. Harrington. United States marine corps; judge advocate-general, Maj. Charles E. Miller, Ohio; surgeon-general, Dr. S. Clifford Cox. U. S. N. ; sponsor, Mls3 Clara Barton; council of administration, Col. M. Emmet Urell, District of Columbia; Capt. Henry D. Green. Pennsylvania; Capt. Bernard F. Reinold, New York; John. H. Hopper, New Jersey; Max Fleischman, Ohio; Otto L. Sves, North Dakota; Maj. Harold C. Megrew, Indiana. Ont on Bail. Chicago, September 26. Mrs. Claire Evangeline O'Neill, charged with a violation of the bankruptcy law, came Into the Unir- ed States Court to-day on a writ of habeas corpus ana was given ner ireeaom under a $1,000 bond until the examination, October 8. Mrs. O'Neill has been in the custody of the United States marshal. TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY. Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. AH drufgists refu.id money If It falls to cure. E. W. Grove s signature is on each box. 2ac. LAST CHANCE TO VISIT JACKSON AT if 1.00 RATE FOR ROUND TRIP. THE GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY SYSTEM will give tho last excursion of the season Detroit to Jackson at $1.00 rate lor the round trip on Sunday Sept. 30th. Train leaves Brush St. Depot 7:10 a. m.. Gratiot Ave. 7:18. Milwaukee Junction 7:26. Tickets can be had at all of the above stations, also at City Office. 124 Woodward Ave., and Depot, foot of Brush St. remedy which in One Day Mounted Police, Col. White, is making final arrangements for the issue of the north-vest rebellion medal to the members of the force entitled to it under the recent order in council. Two masked men forced an entrance into the dwelling of George Jacks, of Chatham, and ransacKed the house. The Inmates were disturbed, and upon interrupting the burglars in their work, were forced at the point of a pistol to remain quiet. The robbers got only $7. Gerald SIfton and Walter Herbert were arraigned at London assizes yesterday, charged with murdering the former's father to prevent his marriage. Sif t6n pleaded not guilty, but Herbert pleaded guilty. He alleges that Sif ton induced him to take part In the crime. The defense claim that the elder, Sif ton's death was accidental. The Immigration authorities at Halifax are taking measures to use a powerful rat poison on the water front, by which it is intended to destroy all the rodents.- The object of this is to prevent the possible spread of bubonic plague, In case It should be brought to the port on shipping from Glasgow and carried into the city by the rats on board. s An order haB been made, by a Toronto court for the payment of $42 to Hulbert Tubbs, of Montana. In 1874 a Toronto man. James Tubbs, claimed from the courts the sum of $20 in connection with an old estate. Tubbs' claim was legal, but before the court granted It he died. After 26 years, news of the claim came to the ears of Tubbs' son, Hulbert, away in Montana, and his application for the money was granted, with Interest amounting to ?22. CHOSEN FOR A YEAR. OFFICERS ELECTED BY THE NATIONAL PBISON ASSOCIATION. Cleveland, September 20. The congress of tho National Prison Association to-day elected the following officers for the ensuing year: President, John F. Scott. Concord, N. H.; vice-presidents, Frederick Howard K. Wynes, Washington, D. C; C. F. Hoyt, Canyon City, Col.; Chus. Dudley Warner, Hartford, Ct.; Wm. J. Chamberlain, Jackson, Mich.; Prof. Chas. R. Henderson, Chicago; general secretary, Rev. John R. Mil-ligan, Allegheny, Pa.; financial secretary. Jos P Byers, Columbus, O.; treasurer. Chas. M. Jessup, New York city; executive committee, E. S. Wright, Allegheny, Pa.; Z R. Brockway, Elmira, N. 1'.;, Ivugerte Smith, New York city; Albert Garvin, Weathersfield, Ct At the morning session of the congress the reports of the standing committees on prison discipline and on the care of discharged prisoners were read and discussed at-, length by the delegate CHARTER REFORMS AT HAVANA MUNICIPALITY INDUCED TO ATTEND TO Pl'BLIC BUSINESS. Havana, September 2.-The Havana press by a combined effort has succeeded in inducing the municipality to attend to public business. Charter reforms are now under consideration. At to-day's meeting of the council it was suggested the salaries to be paid in future ought to be Increased. It was also suggested that it would bo a wise thing for the municipality to decline to accept the charter, leaving to Gov. -Gen. Wood the onus of issuing it as an order of the military government. To-day Gen. Wood and Mr. Michael J. Dady. the Brooklyn contractor, discussed, the amounts to be paid under the Dady sewering and paving contract. Nothing was definitely settled, but the sum which the contractor will receive is likely to be about forty per cent less than the original figures. On the other hand about forty per cent more work will be done. Dr. Lazear, one of three medical experts who came to Havana to study yellow fever, died to-day of that disease. Of the other two, Dr. Carroll contracted the fever but has recovered and Dr. Reed has returned to the United States. KILLED IN A CAFE. CUBAN ARMY OFFICER SHOT AT SANTIAGO. Santiago, September 20. Last evening before midnight Col. Pavon, of the Cuban army, was killed in tho Cafe Commercio by Octavlo Mena, formerly clerk In the of-cfie of the captain ot the port. Mena and one of his companions were intoxicated and had been breaking furniture. It was proposed that they should practice revolver shooting at a quarter of a dollar tossed into the air. Col. Pavon Intervened and a sharp controversy ensued. This quicklv developed into a furious quarrel, and Mena snatching a revolver of one of his party shot Col. Pavon in the back of the neck. The officer turned to face his assailant and received two bullets in the heart. In civil life Pavon carried on the business of a tobacco merchant at Holguln. Mena is in jail and incommunicado. For quality, purity, bouquet and healthful-ness there is no wine as good as Cook's Imperial Extra Dry Champagne. WEEK-END OUTING TO JACKSON, KALAMAZOO AND GRAND; RAPIDS, VIA MICHIGAN CENTRAL. $1.25 to Jackson and return, $2.00 to Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids and return, leaving Michigan Central Station 1:30 p. m., Saturaay. Sept. 2Sth. tlckots good for return until first morning train Oct. 1st. Full particulars obtainable at Michigan Central ticket offices. LOW FARES TO SOME FAIRS. The Pera Marquette will sell round trip tickets at single trip rates from Detroit for the following fairs: State Fair. Grand Rapids. Sept. 24 to 21 County Fair, Mllford, Sept. 25 to 2S. Street Fair. Howell, Sept. 25 to 28. Market Fair, Brighton, Oct. 10 to 12. Questions answered at No. 7 Fort St Trains start from Union Depot. I is a of of GOOD PLAGE TO KEEP AWAY FROM S. W. JACKSON'S OPINION OF THE NOME DISTRICT. PEOPLE LEAVING AS FAST AS THEY CAN GET TRANSPORTATION. Considerable Gold, but the Claims Are All Staked. "The scenery is grand. In summer the mountain sides are covered with flowers, hut the fntellitrent man reads underneath them everywhere the inscription: 'You had better go home.' " Thus spoke S. W. Jackson in his home at "1S3 Lincoln avenue, hist evening. Mr. Jack son on Monday returned from a four months' stay .'n the Cape Ncme region ot Alaska, and he says that the world has been badly imposed upon in the stories of Its fabulous ric'hos. The United States government !s carrying away every month thousands of people who have been stranded there. July 1 there were 130,000 in Nome City and when he left there August 25 he says that there were between 15,000 to 1S.000. (Many of these were waiting for the government to supply transportation to them. They had gone up there, spent their fortune in the vain quest of gold and now are making their way back to civilization as best they can. In speaking of the country, Mr. Jackson said: "I do not wish to convey the impression that the country is destitute of gold. It is not. There are thousands of dollars' worth of the yellow metal there, but one must go after it with machinery, and even then one is taking a big chance. saw on the beach at Nome City, which thirteen miles from Cape Nome, $50,000 worth of machinery which the waves were destroying. Every few days they have a big storm there. It is a wind-swept coast with nothing to protect the iushroom city from the storm's fury. Repeatedly I have seen the wind rise, drive the sea In on the city, and in ten minutes do $1,000 worth of damage. The amount of damage that has been done there since the city was built couple of years ago will amount to millions. I have seen vessels of fifty or sixty tons' burden driven on the rocks anoV in fifteen minutes there was not a whole plank in them. The beach for several miles is lined with wrecked ships. "There are no claims within miles of Nome t'hat have not been taken. Some of them have been staked a dozen times and hundreds of them are in HUgyition. As soon as a claim shows up big someone claims It, the law steps in and work ceases. The Llndblum claim was paying $5,000 per day when C. D. Lynn stepped in, and now it is tied up. "Go along the coast for miles and you see plant after plant being ruined by rust because the claims have not panned out or are in litigation. The only place that was booming when we left -was Topcock. forty-five miles east oc Nome, where $75,000 had been taken out in a few tlavs. McDonald creek is exceedingly rich in gold, but everything is staked. The creek is bonded for more than, a million dollars. When we left, there had been a rush to Blue Stone, farther up the coast. At Nome and thereabouts miners who were washing $-1 and $5 per day were doing well. "The government is doing a wonderful work there. At Nome great barracks built galvanized iron are being put up, which, when completed, will hold 10.000 men. There are several of the big buildings and any number of small ones. The government is very careful of tho Indians there. When we entered Norton Sound, on the- steamer Ohio, which, by the way, is the steamer lhat. carried Gen. Grant on his trip around the world, the quarantine officials came on board and declared we had smallpox. I don't think there was any on board but they quarantined us on Egg Island. Be-fcrc- we could land, however, a government lat'nch went to the island and took all the Ii.dlans away, towing them in their long canoes. George M. Eenney, of 220 Avery avenue, who was employed by Boydell Brothers, accompanied Mr. Jackson and will return from Seattle later. They did not go to Nome to mine, but intended to speculate on the claims. Mr. Jackson says that before the winter cn nes tho population of Nome will be reduced to a few hundred, as people were leaving there by every ship. Cisrnriuiikers on Strike. Tampa, Fin., September 20. A general striUe was ordered to-day in the cigar factories of Sanchez & Hova arid Arguelles, Lopez & Bro. About 1,00-3 persors vere thrown out of work. The strike grew out the employment of three non-union men. Treasury. Statement. Washington, Sor.tembr 20. To-day's statement of the treasury balances in the general fund exclusive of the $150,000,000 roM rosetve in the division of redemption, hnws: Available cash balance, $135,453,267: gold, $73,932,233. "BROMO" not the same ns "BROMIDE." la buying Laxative Bromo-Quintni Tablets, tho ole standard remedy which cures a void In ouc duy. be aure that It Is labeled Bromo and not Bromide. At all druggists, 25c. LOW RATES TO INDIANAPOLIS AND RETURN VIA MICHIGAN CENTRAL. One fare for the round trip will be made from all Michigan Central stations in Michigan October 1 and 2, tickets good for return until October 5, on account of the National Association Democratic Clubs. STATE FAIR AT GRAND RAPIDS. September 24th to 2Stli, inclusive, Pera Marquette agents at all stations In Michigan will sell tickets to Grand Rapids and return on account of State Fair, at one way rate plus 50 cents for admission to the Fair. Children" under 12 half rate. Return limit of all tickets September 29th. H. F. MOELLER, Aet G. P. A. made customs entry and paid duty on his printed matter brought into Canada. RELISiOUSlSTRUCTIOH. IS NOT PERMISSIBLE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN TEACHING HOURS John Millar, deputy minister of education for Ontario, says that the two Catholic schools in Windsor do not conform with the public school act if religious instruction is given during school hours. Bishop McBvay raised this . point when he asked for separate schools, but some members of the board of education held that tho schools were legally conducted. The department will interfere if this section of the school law is being violated, but the deputy minister claims that the public school inspector should have reported the irregularity if it existed. MARRIED IN TORONTO. DR, W. S. CUHRAN, OF .DETROIT, CHOSE A CANADIAN BRIDE. Toronto, Ont., September 26 (Special.) At 9 o'clock this morning, the marriage of Dr. William Stewart Curran, of Detroit, a graduate of Trinity Medical college, and Miss Annie, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. .Fawcett, 41 Grenvlllc street, was celebrated quietly In All Saints' church by Rev. James Thompson, rector of Ingersoll, and uncle of the bride, assisted by Rev. A. H. Baldwin. The bride was attended by her amsln, Miss Lizzie Thompson, while Rev. R. B. H. Bell, curate of Grace church, supported the groom. Dr. and Mrs. Curran left on the U o'clock express for Detroit, where the' groom has been practicing tor several years. To Manufacture Air Brnltes. A company to be known as the McLaughlin Automatic Air Brake Co. of Ontario, will be organized at .once, for' the manufacture of the McLaughlin air brake. The company Is to be incorporated- with a .capital-, of, $1,000,000 and will have its headquarters in either Windsor or Walker-vlUe, As soon.., (is letters of incorporation are secured, stock books will be opened and shares sold. -The brake has been placed on a train ..on the Lake Erie & Detroit River railway-tind is giving satisfaction. Fell Dead on the Track. At Essex fair, yesterday afternoon, a stable hand named Bucke fell dead on the track, while". leading one of the horses to its stall, after 'the last heat in the trotting race. No particulars are known concerning him other than his name. ' Windsor uud Essex Gossip Percy J. Clapp, son of the late Samuel Clapp, of Sandwich East,, is applying for letters' of. administration of his father's estate, which is valued at $15,000. The Independence of Canada party has decided to open Its political campaign by a series of meetings In different parts of North Essex. The first one will be held in Sandwich East next Monday night. Edward and John Dodge have purchased the plant of the Canadian Typograph & Cycle works, in Windsor, and will continue part of the business here. The bicycle part of tin! concern went into -the trust and was removed to Hamilton. Sergt. Bowden, a Windsor soldier, Is now on furlough in Great Britain. He lias almost recovered from his Illness and has made application to be sent back to South Africa with the Canadians who have signified their intention of remaining until the war is over. Aid. Gangnier will commence a crusade against the telegraph arid telephone companies that have polos and wires on Ouellette aveirle and Sandwich street. The alderman is of the opinion that the companies can be forced to use poles or else remove those now In use to the alleys. At present the poles on those two streets are so thick that they resemble a forest stripped of its leaves. The question will be brought up at the next meeting of the council by Aid. Gangnler. Dominion Notes. Toronto is reported to be on the verge of a coa! famine. The price of hard coal has been advanced in a number of Canadian cities. The Ottawa Electric Railway has received $30 conscience money from a former employe. The Chatham Banner business and plant has been sold at judicial sale to W. G. Dickson, of Chatham. Sir Wilfrid L'aurier will not announce the date of tho dominion general elections, but advises his followers to be ready at any moment. A patient in the Brockvllle asylum for the insane stole the wheel of a visitor and rode to Morrlsburg, where he crossed the St. Lawrence. Thomas Vair, G. T. R. station agent at Sebrmgvllle. was killed, Mor.day, the handcar on which he was riding being struck by a special engine. ' A. F. Newlands,-late writing master in the Kington, Ont., schools, has been appointed .superintendent, of penmanship in the Buffalo schools. At the Middlesex assizes Mr. Justice Rose picnounced the London court house one of the most antiquated in the province, and directed the attention of the grand jury to its condition. The first train to cross the new bridges ot the Otta .va & New York railway, spanning the north and south channels of the St. Lawrence river at Cornwall, passed over on Saturdaj". Aid. Gesrse Stephens, of Chatham, has been chosen as the Liberal candidate In Ktartt. to sucjied 'Archibald Campbell, who has represented the riding in two parliaments. Hon, Edward Blukc has been renominated as the Nationalist candidate in South Longford -for the British house of commons. He was tormerly the Liberal leader in the Canadian house of commons. The Canadian postal clerks who served in South Africa have been promoted for efficiency. AH except one, who has been Invalided,: wtll remain until the last detachment ot Royal Canadians leaves for home. ,Tbe comptroller, of the Northwest 111 IUC UUlllUlIUII A f 7 si--K-n-n-K-a-a-a-K-asJ'.-a BIS CROP OF TOBACCO BSSJSX COUNTY WILL PROBABLY PRODUCE 3,500,000 POUNDS. NEWER WAS SUCH A QUALITY RAISED IX THE COUNTY. Prlqea Are likely to Rule High On-Ingr to Sharp Competition, ILewls Wlgle,: ex-M. P., of Leamington, in en interview., on the tobacco crop of South iBssex for this year, gives some very interesting facts and figures in regard to this neTv industry of Esses. "The tobacco crop," said Mr.Wigle, "never was so good In Essex county as tbis year. The' spring was favorable and tho result jtras the plants grew without replanting and file crop is uniform In size and color, is nearly all harvested and without being hurt bit frost "Burley Is the variety mostly grown, but (Mf. Gregory, of the American Tobacco Co., Iris fceel experimenting with Georgia leaf tthaurinif it With artificial heat, -as is done Sthe fcouthern states. He has made a suc-s o Q comes up Sleety and has that gjb ijllken finish that the southern leaf has feh $jxe&t& the same manner, " hera -tailjoiesS than 3,000 acres of to-ibaofco ffrowrj lij South Essex this year, which rtlj4jeraBar-6.t least 1,200 pounds to the &cra, ttfl Jnea4i3'& crop of about 3,500, 000 pound U&M tor wo. ''tofiBf ln4 fher is no reason why ea rner supply tier own market inU O leaf suitable for manufaa- ! tobacco, but the fine smok-' 1 wlQ always grow better farth- Canada manufactures from 12,-4.00O.00O sounds tier Tear, and this could be suppuea oy jassex county iarmers. 5 expect that prices will be good for tobacco this Jrear. The growers have gained experience with their crops in former years and the result Is the tobacco they will have for sale this year will be nearly perfect. There are-'a number of new factories starting lnvdlfferent places which means that there will be keen competition in buying, as nearly all of the'new concerns will use the Canadian leaf entirely in their chewing tobaccos.' BRICK OFASPHALT. THESE ARE SFAVORBD FOR PORTIONS OF WINDSOR STREETS. Facts and FteureB Will le Obtained From Detroit Board 01 Works. A meeting of the prominent business men of "Windsor was hold in Mayor Davis' of- , flee yesterday to discuss the advisability of having some pavement other than macadam on portions of Sandwich street and Ouellette avenue. It appeared to be the opinion of all present that the macadam - pavement would not answer on these streets where horses are tied in front of business places and the animals soon paw boles in the pavement. The dust arising, it is thought, would also tie a source of annoyance to business men and those present were in favor of brick or asphalt. According to the provisions of the paving by law six months notice must be given by property owners who desire some particular kind of pavement on the street where their property- is situated and, as Ouellette avenue-end Sandwich street are scheduled to be paved next spring, it was thought best to come to some decision in the matter at once. George "Bartlet was appointed chairman and Francis Cleary secretary and they will secure figures from the Detroit board of works on the cost of ' different kinds of pavements and report at a subsequent meeting, subject to the call of the chairman. GREEN G00P MAN. CAVGWt AT FORT ERIE AND SEXT TO CENTRAL PRISON. Had Been I h SJninei 17 Years and WU .Caught Onlj1 Once. Niagara 3raTIs, Ont, September 28. (Special. MDeteotW(i Siegers, of Toronto, and Detective MainX 'of Niagara .Falls, made -a. clever capture; to-day in arresting G. L. Collins, at -Fort Erie, charged with using the Canadian malls for fraudulent purposes. Collins Is none other than a professional green goods man of many years' experience, He pleaded guilty to the charge preferred against him, and Magistrate Logan gave him eighteen months in the Central prison, Toronto. Collins admitted having been in the busl-tieos seventeen years, operating from New York and other American cities, and said during- that time be had only been apprehended in his nefarious work onee. It was ifwvrea .thar for the past three months he .has,, mailed -at least from thirty to forty touux per day adrrafted tq partlesln the JJtVa HUM owl from Buffalo to crtrl P. 5 . hefiTh did hls"mallinjfa li about S arh of age. He did all His nada BMBId turine imUKtu tag tdb&eflc Mitsnft 1 Washington, September 26 -ouilbtlcr havo been-compiled at the . cenmra WgJK u based on the population W Wrf W11" which rttmon-itralt that the 1 W',.' les in the tilted Stataeq '"Vl j ; creased In population from ItgHU most exactly as they dl btfweeaRgSit 1890 These 155 cities tacreaseft tSelrt-Wg- j tion 4,706,107 from 1S80 to 1880 axtlff from 1800 to 1900, or Just H JSSjf? : tho latter than In the former period Ulr course, when the geregatepercWiMeK,gT-Y-Increase of tho population t these cffiK tK during these two periods are r&m ; thev show that the perttentagft;M:lnW!ly,x during these two periods anj ywcsjs thev show that the Bor.een'.;Mi5i?HSf was coneiaerwuiy :vtv ...:wv. ?.r-j?.xiM..iB because the . increase Is . ctmiMrtfeaBS larger oopulatlon in: law-man wmj ibe The fact that numertrally-M;:SncjesM? the population of tnetw uiue: "8?WK,WA just "about tho same durins.-thc,. Ittt tjw censuses Is more interesting flgjjg. , that the rates of inerease ;or the ssrwj; cities have varied greatly, , -j Archbishop Ireland Honorei Pnris Seoteinber za.-ArchblBbop .Ire ara. leaves for London , to-morrow, .wheir M ....... .. .ua tA. will sail octooer hi. e was aevu. day -as a commander of the .Legion . Honor by M: Jules Cambon.' ambassador to me onntu a.u,,-half of the government. Gen. Horace P8 ter, the United, States ambassador eW, Franco, and Bellamy .Storer, the. Unjw7 States minister to Spain, were among "w present. ' Accidental Shnotluft. -nAiiArnntr. Pa Hontpmhpr 26. Jbhl Kr1 nan, a woodsman,- torday -shot and,; kfllea??!. 'limto T-fnhcnii tho nrnttv dnuirhter of JOhB Hobson.' of Glllinton, this county. TW two. accompanied oy tne gin s, uauj tcr had gone for a walk In the. wMJJ and a half hour afterward Kocnan (tuljep Keenan. who. claims the shooting wjs M- ciuemai, is uuuer uiiesi. . fcgHfRUIB: THE HAVE REFERRED TO ' -j.-.--..0 wmatBmm&wmmamamssasBSBaBsamwtmam IHE DALT tXTRACTED fRJJfl CURB5 Headache Constipation and Indigestion. Sold bv most Dmntlst" or sent oy matt. Sfe, $f .M per Mile. ; ' THE ABBEY EFFERVESCENT SALT CO., - n """ay 81 SW YM. V WHEN HAMLET EXCLAIMED: "AY, THERE'S THfV i RUB!!" COULD HE . . x SAPO f J V-l, sj- m wi ll m il 'i 1 11 in

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