The Inter Ocean from Chicago, Illinois on October 24, 1899 · Page 4
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the rAii-rr inter octlmu tuj-sday louiircrc, October 24, icod. TRIAL OF A PREACHER Fond -du Lad Man ;WU1 Detend , Himself Before Presbytery, GEN. KING'S ILL LUCK Failure of Publisher ; Neely a Loss to Soldier-Author. St TMk otn for nil Latest Starr, Whlek vVa te Be PwhIUhed Seat Week. ; Special PUpalrfj to The Inter Ocean. MIL.WAUKEE.IWIs. Oct, 22.Th trial of tne.Rer. Jaootr D.' Van Daren of Fond da Lac -on a charei of maligning the characters of his ministerial brethren of the Milwaukee presbytery will begin In thl city tomorrow. The rasa lg of national internet, for the reason that the charges have been brought in the ii&rae of the PresbyUrian Church of the United States. The trial will be h-ld In the ministers' room of the Y. M. C A. building, but It has not been decided whether th anions will be open to the public or not. The Rev. E. A, Cutler, moderator of the Milwaukee presbytery, will preside. The prosecution committee, com-Doeed of the Rev. J. W. F. Roth of Cedar ivjrove. the Rev. T. 8. Johnson of Beaver Dam. and Elder Samuel McComb of Milwaukee. 111 TWfT t t M mrtn v In n nnnrt nf f Kwi i- charges. The accused will then be given an opportunity to gire his aide of the case, which, il is said, he will do after entering a plea of not guilty. - air. Van Doren sent out a printed circular loaning an attack on his brethren for alleged failure to keep premises, using very strong language. Kour formal charges are made against the Rev. Mr. Van Doren. In full, they are as follows: "Charge 1. Doep disrespect o the Judiciary with which he is united. Specifications: (a) lie degrade the presbytery openly la thtt cyca of the Witild. (b) Ha issued circulars to tUat effect; in the one entitled 'Measure for llelief and Justice' It is stated that he la a pauper io the city of Fond du Lac through the Injustice ot the Milwaukee presbytery. , (el lie did this without consulting, any of his brethren in the presbytery. '."Charge 2. With using language unbecoming a Christian and a minister of the gospel, and cotitrary to the spirit enjoined by the apostles. Specifications: ta) I. Timothy, vl-. 11. 'Follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and meekness.' (b) He accuses the officers of the Milwaukee presbytery. (Here the circular sent out by h Rev. J. D. VaA Doren is quoted In fuIL) Ha thinks that 'saloon-keepers and horss Jockeys are perfect gentlemen compared to such professed ministers as these. "unarge . with raise statements, specifications: (a) In the circular. 'Measure for Relief and Justice,- It Is stated that the officers of the Milwaukee presbytery have letters Miml II lilt f Film mAnw Ki.vKm. lallln rt . t. a great amount of good done by him; have Issued letters for his final distinction. He proclaims to. all Prefihvtffrian tniniater nf th stale that the ministers of the Milwaukee presbytery are bad. and that if he asks for anything again we will prefer charges against aim and tarn him out. (b) A few ministers of that presbytery were trying to destroy the Character of the Rev. O. B. Thayer, who has Just - resigned the pastorate of a Milwaukee church. ("Measure for Relief.') , (c) We quote from the same circular: 'No minister living today in this state or any other has ever received such vile, deep, outrageous. ,uu wicftw ntrrsn-uuoii r a as m uuw re ceiving and has been receiving for four or uio y&aiia iuuk, icuiuui year. "Charge 4. With openlv accusing the chairman of the relief committee with being dishonest in his promises. (See circular. 'State- - meat of Acts.') Specifications: (a) . We quote front the circular: 'The chairman premised upon his word and- honor to in-. Forse my application for $300 and to send It to the board of relief, and to do this each year thereafter, and he afterward replied that he sever promised to indorse the application. General Charles King, the author. Is hit pretty hard by the failure of F. Tennyson Neely. the publisher. Neely bought King's hooks out and out, to there are no royalties involved, and all the warrior-author has for his latest book are the notes of Neely, the first of which Is due next week. The failure. Gen eral. King says, will prevent his European trip, which he had planned to take this winter. Nccly offered the General better prices for his works than other publishers, other- wlu . K ,w vnnM k... kun fflV.n hrthl I.ln- ptacotta. "Found in the Philippines, General King's latest story, was to have been tanned In book form next week. This, of course, m . I J 1 a . j. 1 1 1 w 1 will m I ieui uc uruifeu, nu n mil uv lupg time before the General receives any money for his labor, and there is reason to fear thai he may lose all that he expected to get. J. B. Pewell of this city, who wrote "What Says' Thou." says Neely has never paid him a cent for the book; In fact, he (Powell) advanced Neely $300 worth of. railroad mileage which Powell took from a railroad company for writ-lag advertisements. A meeting of the Milwaukee Republican clab was held in the Hathaway building this evening. At the last meeting of the club a committee consisting of S. A. Granger, W. H. Perthesius. W. A. Dlederichsben, M. A. O'Brien, and Frank A. Pigeon, was appointed ta draft a constitution and by-laws for the government of the club. The committee made Its report this evening. The constitution pro-Tides for the appointment of a chairman In each of the wards of the city, who are expected to look after the party organisation in their respective divisions, to form Republican dabs, and take charge of public meetings .The oblect of this provision is to avoid any conflict of authority, as was the ease In the last campaign, where the chairman of the ward and the president of the Republican club In several Instances both assumed to control In making the arrangements for pat. claim any attempt to Infringe upon the prerogatives Of the Republican county commit tee, bat say their single effort will be to har- aiaaiKA all the elements. The residents ot West Milwaukee and a dla trict northwest of the city, are still working . ta secure a xavoranie consideration ot their application for admission to the city. It Is , now proposed to submit both petitions to the common coancu in two weexs. II tney are favorably acted upon there will be added two ta three square alien of additional territory and about 4.000 of population. The taxabis alas of the property to be added has not been accurately computed. The West Milwaukee territory lies between Twenty-Second and Thirty-Fourth avenues, and from a section line jusi norm oi oouui nercs street to Greenfield avenue on the south. This West Milwaukee territory will add about 2.000 papulation ta the city. It Is proposed ta add to the Higatn waroi a section lying south of Green field avenue to Maple street, and from First avenue to Eleventh avenue, making Eleventh avenue the west boundary for the entire ST-I 1 , -w-v-a tIimi c, ............. . . the new district. Including West Milwaukee, that part of the Eighth ward lying north of ureenneia avenue, and west of Eleventh avenue, making ot that section a new ward. neitner toe west side nor the south side pet! tlons provide for taklnar in the Wh Mil. waukee shops of the Milwaukee road, lying ia in tmannn valley. - Milwaukee broom manufacturers have de- ciaea utar, owing to the formation of the broomcorrr-jtrowers" trust and the ri in th pnoa at me raw material, an advaaoa in the . prion of itrootna be made after today. The advance win be 75 cents a dosea. and If the corn prices gm upward again a corresponding advance wui do maaeia o rooms. Owing to the resorted HI health of William x-isaaintoa. ue examination into tne as-slgaeeshlp of the defunct bank was again postponed today until Nov. X. When the case called this morulas before Commissioner Schreiber, Attorney Wtttlg. for the creditors of the hank, made sensational statements regarding the report af the assignee op ta Sspi. 1 last .asserting that the new report was as unintelligible as the former one, and avowing that If Attorney Bottom would go an the stand ha (Wluig) would show that Bottum could not understand It himself. President Samuel Compere has named Nov. 10 as the date upon which he will be In Milwaukee and address a meeting ot anion men on the labor troubles that have arisen between the coopers and the Pabst fcrewery people. Mr. Gompers has also asked Secretary Cable of the Coopers' International union to -meet htm in Milwaukee at the sarna time to assist in adjusting existing differences. a Joseph O. McManus. the Milwaukee news paper reporter who served fifteen months In the Fourteenth United States Infantry an the island ot liUBoa. returned to Milwaukee to night, coming direct from Manila in thirty- nine days. When McManus left Milwaukee he weighed 200 pounds, but he lost about eighty of this weight In the Philippines. He tens a story oi great narasnip. out says n is as good an American now aa he was when he coliEted. and believes that in Its war the government ought to be supported by every citisen. While he believes the transport service Is a little crude, and could be Improved, he says he is feeling too grateful fer his safe arrival home to find any fault with any one. McManus was given a hearty re ception at the train and at the Press club. Dr. May Beta's Oaa Caatasae. 8pedal Dispatch tt The Inter Ocean. RACINE. Wis.. Oct. IS. Dr. Mar Reid of this city (said to be a cousin of Whiulaw Reid cf the New York Tribune), who. It Is alleged. recently fell heir to 1500.000 through the death of an aunt In the East, has astonished the feminine portion ot the community lth new street costume. The costume consists of a tight-fitting tailor-made skirt which clears the ground by two -Inches, a black waist of heavy material which fits every curve of the figure, and a high-silk hat made ta fit the head, so that hatpins are no longer necessary. Black dogskin gloves go with the costume, and when on the street Mrs. Reid can-its a slender gold-mounted cane. The dead black of the whole suit is relieved by a white collar and tie and a daah of white down the front of the waist. Eaa Maw Ctaar-ed with Maraer. Special Cable Dispatch to The Inter Ocean. NEENAH. Wis.. Oct. 23. George Harlon was arrested in Menasha last night on a charge ot highway robbery and murder. The alleged crime was committed at Burlington, and the victim was W. J. Tiilis. a watchman In a brewery. Harloo was end man In the LeRoy Millard minstrels, which played here last right. The alleged murder was committed on the night of Oct. 14. when the wife of the mur-ered man. who Uvea within a. few doors of the brewery, heard three shots fired lnrapld succession. The next morning when the workmen were going to their work the body ot Talis was found In a chair near the open window with two bullet wounds In his body. The third shot had entered the window casing near his head. It was taken for granted that the motive of the murderer or murderers was robbery, but there was no evidence to show that anything had been taken. A Jack-knife and a bicycle lantern were found Inside the office, and furnished the only clew on which the authorities could work. The fact that Tulla" revolver was found tucked in his hip pocket Indicated that he was taken unawares, and made no attempt to defend himself. - - FOREST FIRES IN WISCONSIN. Hoaaes la Vicinity ml Barabee Tareat-rird a ad Tfaere Is Great Alaram. Special Dispatch to The Inter Ocean. BARABOO, Wis., Oct. 23. Extensive forest fires are raging on the bluffs south of this city, consuming trace and wood. Many homes are threatened. Help has been summoned from this city. The residents ara out in force fighting the fire, and there Is great alarm. - ; . ' . M eetlasr of Wtaia'i Beard af Mlssleaa. Special Dispatch to The later Ocean MADISON. Wis., Oct. 23. About 200 delegates are expected to attend the meeting of the Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior here, in which fifteen states are represented. The exercises, which will be held In the Congregational church, begin tomorjow afternoon at 2 o'clock with a meeting ot branch officers and the executive committee. A children's meeting will bo held at 4 o'clock, conducted by Mrs. George M. Vial. Five missionaries will speak Mrs. M. J. Barrows. Japan; Misa M. M. Haskell. Bulgaria; Miss A. A. Abbott. India; Mrs. W. L. Thompson, Africa; Miss C. E. Chittenden. China all speaking on the children's part In missionary work. Mm, Moses Smith will tell of "Happy Homes the World Around. SETS FIRE TO HER CLOTHES. Tea-Year-Old Bey Aeeeaapllssies the Death af a 7-Yea r-eid Girl. Special Dispatch to The Inter Ofoan. MORRIS, ni., Oct 23. A terrible crime was reported to . the sheriff and state's attorney here today from Brace Til le. this county. Joseph Harvey, not yet 10 years old. applied a lighted match to the dress of Gertie Luth. a 7-year-old girl. Saturday morning, with the result that ehe was so horribly burned that she died Sunday In great agony. It is reported that Harvey has been In the habit of teasing the girl on the way from school, and It Is supposed he took the fiendish idea of setting fire to her clothes as a matter ot spite. Harvey is said to have an unsavory reputation as a boy and to be a degenerate of pronounced type. - The feeling in the community runs high against him. The state's attorney takes the .position that Harvey, not being 10 years of age, Is not amenable to prosecution, notwithstanding the fearful crime he has committed. COOK KILLS HIS WIFtL- .Gee ta Cffert Beeeaelllattaa, bat Dla- aevere aa laerlmlaatlsg letter. Special Dispatch to The later Ocean. ' MTJNCIE, Ind.. Oct- 23. Harry Chavores, head cook at the Bartlett hotel, ia Albany. this county, shot and mortally wounded his wife at her mother's home In Portland, Ind.. last night. . - The two had separated, and he went to her house, stating beforehand that he would try to effect a reconciliation. It la said he found a letter from his wife's paramour, and shot her with a 2B-caUber revolver, the bullet passing through her chin and neck, severing the Jugular vein. Chavores escaped, and was followed and captured at Lima. Ohio, by Albany and Portland officers. BELIEVE GIRL WAS MURDERED. Cereaera ana Body af Vabel Schedeld Is Held. -8pecial Dispatch ta The Inter Oeaaa. . DCS MOINES. Iowa. Oct. 23. At the coroner's Inquest -today on the body of Mable Schofleld. found floating In the Dea Moines river yesterday, ev1pnce waa introduced showing that the girl was probably so ordered. The girl's father. A. J. Schofietd. of Macks burg arrived In this city today, and concurs In this. Oaly two witnesses were heard today, but the circumstantial evidence leads the police to believe that death resulted from violence. Every effort Is being made to locate the murderer, and the police clafm to have clews which they say will result In his capture. -, A Cwrleaa Silver Certiaeate. Frank S. TeaUe, cashier of a Phlledelphis banking Institution, has a SI sliver eert locate that Is a curiosity In Its way. The face to like that of any ether certificate of that denomination, but the back Is upside down It le evident that In printing the t the plate printer reversed the ehoot. Mr. Ycakle called the attention of the Chief of the Bu-rewn ot Engraving and Printing to the error made, and received from him a latter, nylsg that the misprinted certificate was the first of the 1899 series, la wherh the mistake had been detected. IOWA MEil Oil SHORE Fifty-First Regiment Disembarks .. - at S&n Francisco.. GREETING IS HEARTY Every Soldier's Uniform Decorated with Flowers by Girls. Velaateers Preaeat a Plat Appear are as Tfcey March Tkreaah the Streets ta the Caaast. - Special Dispatch to The later Ocean. SAN FRANCISCO. Cai.. Oct. 23. The lews volunteers who returned from the Philippines on Sunday set foot upon 'American soil this forenoon for the 11 ret time In nearly twelve months. They disembarked forty-nine cf- fleers and 746 men, and many people remarked that they were the most healthy look ing lot of soldier yet brought back from Ma nila, not excepting the Pennsylvania and Colo rado regiments. The twetiy-two Invalided men had been removed the day before direct ly to the general hospital, so that there were no sickly, lama, or emaciated veterans to tell tbe silent story presented In the war-worn and overfottght Ncfcraskan troops, who vers the moat pathetic looking and. at the same time, one of the pluckiest commands that forced Filipinos to flee from their trenches. . It was a Joyful laoding upon the big army transport pier and it was followed by a notably long delay right there. Some one had stowed the rifles near the bottom of theahlp and much baggage bad to be removed before the men could get their implements of warfare with which to make a soldierly showing during the four-mile march through the city to tbe same old camp that they occupied a year ago. Two converging lines, solid with impatient friends, stood for hour Just outside the narrow gate to the wharf and waited and peered In at the promenading volunteers who were good-naturedly compelled to remain back ot an Imaginary dead line lest they stroll away and be engulfed In the civilian throng and lost to the command for the day. . Passe fer Fevered Frlead. Favored friends, with previously secured passes, and yeilow-badgcd members of the Iowa delegation dalked serenely past the police and deck watchmen on guard at tho entrance to the temporary trystlng place of the warriors and their loved ones. 8ome tearful women were turned away, and one, who had come all tbe way from Iowa to see her nephew, made such a determined stand that a regular army officer passing within the gate became Interested and Immediately gave an order that brought the little woman Into the waiting arms of a tall young private. City girls, who had learned to love the Iowans during the days of soldiering at Camp Merritt and at the Presidio, stood shoulder to shoulder In front of the ranks on East street, while the men peered over their heads and repeated the general query. "What's keeping them f" . In the long and roomy warehouse the welcome of the day before were done all over again, and by many of the same civilians. They came prepared with typical California greetings, expressed In great basketfuls of fresh-cut flowers. Every soldier waa subjected to floral decorations until hla chest tightened from bunches ot stem tucked be tween buttons of hi blouse, and none of them tried to avoid the flower girls and the touch of their dainty fingers. "Oh. but it's god to see nice. American women, again!" waa the thought expressed over and over again by those who had been so Jong used to the sight of Filipinos and Chinese and Japanese. 'Laadfasr of the Seldlere. ; Seven o'clock was to have been landing hour, but It was thirty-five minute later before the Senator nosed slowly in alongside th pier, and It was half aa hour later before the soldiers came In two steady stream down l he for and after gangways. Not until 11 :30 were tbe men ready to shoulder their beloved Springfield and begin the march. The guns were fussy with Manila mildew and reeking with grease that had been generously poured down th barrel and over tbe metal parts to prevent rusting in the tropical moisture. Rags were used with vigor in burnishing up sorry-looking rifles. Then more women went among the men. now being grouped la companies, and stuck flowers in muasles that had never before been filled with such peaceful emmunltlon. -Every company had different kind of flower for Its rifles. There were whole rows of pink, yellow, red, lavender, white, pink and white, and other distinctive shades In pretty flowers brought acros the bay by women members of the soldiers welcoming committee of Oakland. During the wait company M was presented with a large silken banner by Mr. W. T. Veitch of Oakland, who has been considered the California mother of th regiment. . On on side of the embroidered field were tbe words "Welcome Home Company M." and on the other were th name of the eight battle In which tbe company bad participated. Kely GreetiBB- ea La ad. It was almost noon when the procession turned Into Market street, and powerful sirens that could be heard five miles, scores of team whistles, and small cannon broke Into wild and noisy chorus In proclaiming that another returning volunteer regiment was on the march toward the distant reservation. It was the fifteenth state regiment that San Francisco has welcomed home from the Philippines. People came flocking by hundreds Into the main thoroughfare, windows of tall buildings became the same old framed pictures of animation, and the old scene was re-enacted by the city that has entertained upward .of 66.000 soldiers within eighteen months, and has been the Nation's welcome portal for -every command that ha com back from the Island war. -- At the head ot th procession marched, as government escort, the band and batteries of the Third regular artillery. Colonel Rawtes commanding. Next rode Governor Shaw aad Adjutant General Byers of Iowa and Major Gallagher of the quartermaster's department o fthe regular army, himself an Iowan. Then came eight two-horse open carriages and a four-mule army ambulanc bearing members of th Iowa delegation, conspicuous by their yellow badges and their smiling faces. - Colonel Leper, regimental chaplain; Lieutenant Colonel Miner, the three regimental surgeons, aad the adjutant headed the maia column ia Fifty-First street, mounted en black horses furnished by the cavalry at Presidio. The band, playing spirited airs. led the away tbe four companies, the last of which. M .bore the regimental colors aad the new company banner. It waa noced that loaa brought back the cleanest and best preserved color yet aaturied la Lusoa. Only the Teh-cease regiment has to corn to complet the list ot state troops. .A light battery of the Third artillery and halt et a troop of th Sixth regular cavalry coast itnted. the rear guard of honor. At Vanness avenue aad Bush street Major General Shatter, together with the Iowa delegation In carriages, the Iowa' Governor and hfs staff, aad the regimental band reviewed the parade. Color Seraeaa Ailarked. A lUUe further on a mother and hrr beau tiful daughter, after hurrying along Decide the marching regiment for blocks, suddenly spied "him," snd with a ruth they broke into tbe racks and embraced a tall co!or sergeant, nearly toppling him over. The flag tottered for a moment, tkesergeant recovzred from a hasty ehowtr ot kisses, the wotr.tu precipitately retreated to the t!dwalk. and the color went oa. r . - . All atoag the wny littto gltU and pretty young women dartod out and handed bunche of violets., rosea, and big. gorgeous chrys anthentum' to particular soldiers. . , About Presidia gats wrc grouped ths Kansas and Washington volunteers, and with jce accord they gVk reso lading vert to th-He soldier welcome to old comrades. Washington op need its arsta to Iowa, aad the PU'ty-First men were soon led off in chx-erini; groups to th neigh Wring Washington ramp, where,, company by company, tho Iowani wer entertained at delightful camp luncheons ia the twelve company mesa balls. The Washington officer likewise escorted the Iowa officers into, the! mess halls, aad hospitality waa complete, - When th. happy Iowan had returned to their pleasantly sit-aated hillside camp Governor Shaw wel-conr ed them home lo, tbe name of the state of Iowa. -,. . .. . . , . t. . - Afterward the. men, were given general leave until tomorrow night, And so It will be during their stay much recrvattr.a and no mora real military duty, except by the few required for the daily camp guard. . e . r i : ; UNIQUEEDDING. . ; - Bltad Urlde'aad Creeaa railed Wy st Bliad Ma'a-lstrate. . . - Great Interest was centered last evening la aa event which occurred at No. 26 Vine street. .The occasion was a wedding In which th principals were blind people. The bride. Miss Elizabeth Brown, and the groom, Mr. WUliam Moore, are both blind. a la also the mtgtstrate who performed the ceremony. Justice J. Dwight Palmer. There was music oy a blind orchestra, aad a larg number of the guests were Wind. It was shortly ' after o'clock when th biid and groom, attended by Miss Emma Kooa, DMdesmaid. and Mr. Harry Brown, best man. marched Into the parlor of the home of Mrs. Mary E. Deweese. where the wedding was neld. while tbe orchestra of the Bliod Men' association played th "Lobeagrto wedding march. They wer escorted under a $189 , FOR A T WENTY-FIVE-FOOT LOT. .. . JJ- 7-90- ' , NOTICE. . . . T. t- j .L k tbeRy Of Cfafcsgo filed piTJoa Court of Cook County, p'vasing thet i for the cost of. .etrVC" the total cost ef said improvcrsjent being the sum of the total uuaMiMnwi ss beaehts to the public thereia being the of I ".r.T which said aa assessment rati was filed id said, Clerk ef said Cosff oa the . rT?. Joae property is hAiM therein ss lollo:. Iff ;.. !!rri..::;... .-. ' . ..swhdivuioa . .i i-.l. . .. . . . ..See ..f.O. I fih-Ut. L. gash, Jgg?. ..". i-A - - - v- -i V. " " - , i j. -.".. r -' i- Appticatioa will be sssde to the asatioe of th said t aa at tea o'clock a. av, or will pari it. ttxpt t -Dated. Chicago. tFaesimtl ef a postal card sent by the city t K- him the amount ef his assessment for paving canopy of flowers,' whereupon Justice Palmer arose and asked whether there waa any one In the room who could give any reason why th couple should not be united in holy wedlock. "I hear no response," he said, "so th contracting parties will Join hands." The rest of the ceremony was brief. ' A part ef It consisted ot the groom placing the ring on the bride' finger. Mrs. Harry Thompson then sang. "I Ent rent Thee Not to Leave Mf." after which the guests, numbering several hunded, pressed forward and offered their congratulations. . Th bride and groom have both lived In Cleveland all their lives, tbe groom's father having been one of the pioneers of the city. They were both educated In the school for th blind at Columbus. .Mr. Brown Is a broom-maker by trade.' T Mr. Deweese.' at whose home the wedding was held. I an Intimate acquaintance of the bride and groom. She not only gave the use of her home, but gave a wedding supper to the guests. Mr. and Mrs. Moor received a large cumber of presents.' They will make their home in Cleveland. - ' - Long before the hoar arrived for the ceremony a large group of persons, moatry. children.' assembled in front of the house. So dense did the crowd become that It was necessary to call a policeman to make room for the guests to pass in. Cleveland Lmder. f Make Seap Bahhle Darable. ' . "it baa always been the bane ot young people that their pretty oap butbles would persist In bursting and dissolving Into nothingness Just as soon a they were blown Into an ethereal beauty, aad their cry baa ever been. "If the soap bubbles .would only last!' Well, some enterprising genius has invented a solution by which soap babble may be made durable for several hours la the open air. and tor days wbea placed under a glees had. Here is tbi wonderful recipe fer any on wbe cares to text It efficacy: The mixture must be prepared la a room where tbe temperature- Is not lower than 63 degrees. - . Dissolve at a gentle beat one part cf caetlle aosp. prevkmsty cat Into thin res Tines, In forty parts ef water (distilled, if possible), aad when th solution ia cold Biter It- - After doing this carefully mix ia a nettle, by violent and persirtent shaking, a littre at a time, two part of giycerta with three parts of the above-mentioned solution o soap, and allow it then t stand where It will net be In the way of dust. The liquid, which is at first clear, scon become turbid, and after a few days a white will have rlren to tbe top of the aiuid. leaving the remainder clear. Draw off tbe efr&r portion wkh a bent tube, and keep it for use. Thlsmlxture Is called glyceria liquid. " - The film It forms is of such strength that a bubble four Inches In diameter may be kept in the open air for three hears If supported by a ring of Iron or bone an Inch and a haK In diameter, or allowed to rest on cme mot woolen fabric. It placed under a g'aaarhade It may last as long aa three days, and if filled with tobacco smoke It looks very much as it it were solid. Now York Herald. . - Where Saahea Are Pleatlfal. James Dockery. who resides la Cbee!ate district; killed eight rattlesnakes the other day that were under one rock. Later on J. F. Dockery killed two mom at another place. Unci Dick Mertln killed thirty-nine pilots and a mocassin the other day on the McMUlain place, below Airtra, - After killing the pilot and thirty-eight young ones he ttarted to th house, and was tackled by a moccasin on th way. the lite ot which was toon ended, and the old man hastened to the house for fear thst another oae might eomt his way. Last Monday James Sml'h r s northern part of the town, killed a very large rattlesnake' pilot ia his dwelling. His wife went to th water bucket ia the dark to get a drink and heard something which she thought was a yet. Fortunately she got a light, aad caw crawl lag oa the wall toward the bucket tbe dangrrous erpent. The woman had put her hand within four Inches cf it, I Dab lonega (Ga.) Nugget. Lragth ef Afrleaa Hivrra. " ' .. The Nile is claimel to be the longest llvsr ia tbe world. UVXt miles long. Ibe .Vi;er is 2.000 miles long, and the Zambesi 1.C30 miles. w Plaerro's. Chare at Lima. - ' - The charch of San Francisco, which waa rndo4 by Plasrro, at Uma, la was almas t iesiroyed by fire recently. TAXPAYER IS ROBBED Paving Assessments in Chicago Are Dutxacoouslj" High. COST IN OTHER CITIES Nearly 50 Per Cent Less Than Is - .Charged Here-, laterestlaa; . Flseree- af Ceaapartsasi Ceaaplled y It. C. il via Where Dees the Meaey Oaf . . ' rym aatnnUhVgr differences ia else af th ( assessments levied for public-Improvements in this and ether cities remains os of th ' pussies of Chicago. Ever since th advent f the new pectal-asscsrment law and Its in-j trrpretatlon and enforcement by the present I admrntstrstlon numerous Individuals, bodies of eltlsena. aad officials of protecUv league Oocasf No , i a.aavof ofbc ef the O steps lakeo tor levying a r'- proceeding is aow pending. That prbceedi sfllce of th J.,189 & ,T7.dr of T .ijy.H , R. E, via said ..CferrrtZ-Tc said ..Vrr- Court forcoafir . the.cTfc.Tday o.f4fVr?l 89 ? thereafter as th basinet of the Coon gpirlil anstrasBts of tin Qffr f Qlctf. J5L&.f).K.1 189 Klfneeker. No. tZlt Congress street, telling Wood street with brick In front et his zS-foot have stu&led over the problem in vala. That there ia a frightful difference in the amount a prcperty-owaer must pay for a sidewalk or a pavement here and the corree ponding cost for th sam work ia SU Loots. Cincinnati. TeTr Haute, Springfield, or other cities where th conditions are similar to those in Chicago, the people who have inquired Into tbe subject have bad no troubla la showing. - But what th reason for th Increased cost here is, and where th extra money goes, are questions which have bees solved only la a general way. Oa the particular subject cf peels! assessments for paving with vitrified brick tome tmercstiDg figures, tending to still further deepen the mystery, have recently been collected. Incidentally, these figures show the deplorably low efficiency of tbe city government. R. C Givlni, president of tbe Taxpayers association and chairman of the special-as sessment committee of the real-estate board. has compiled them. . For several years Mr. Civics has been trying to get the special assessments in Chicago reduced, and recently he has devoted particular attention to the costs ot brick paving ia this and other cities, making several trips to neighboring places to get facts. Hts figure were written out to make plain several points about paving assessments now generally- misunderstood. With the figures he gave th following explanation: "Persons who do not study the subject are telng constantly confuted and dece-ived by statements made by the city officials regard-lag the ccsts cf paving work. They are told the contract price for work on their streets Is but little more than that for similar work la other cities, and the difference Is accounted for by extra cost of transportation, by superior material or methods of construction, or something of the kind, r Between the prices per square foot, per square yard, per front foot, - per running foot of street, and , per twenty-flve-foot lot. they become hopelessly mixed " and decide that perhaps they are not- being robbed so badly after all. These figure show th actual - amount of a man's assessment aad what port too Is paid to th contractors fer the work done. What become of the greater part ef the rest no one outside of a few cf the highest city officials knows, though It is per-baps poirlble to guess." Caaiparliea ef Flsarra, , From the computations of Mr. Givlna th Col towing fact are taken: " Th coat ot paving a street with brick la Chicago, a asseesrd against tbe property-owners. Is from S1S0 to $1M for each twenty-flve-fot lot. The property -owners pay their assessments by lots, so the lot Is probably the basis of figuring most easily understood by the geueral pcblic If the street Is thirty-four ftet wide this price Includes the cost ot paving a piece cf street 22x17 feet, the coet of building twenty-five feet of combina tion curb and gutter, and a portion of the coet ef paving the neighboring street Inter-sect too a This price of 110 to $190 a twenty-flve-foot lot has been standard-for some time In Chicago, On Chicago avenue, recently paved with brick. It was the larger figure. Oa Wood street the original notices sent out by the city were at the rate of $189 a twenty-flve-foot lot, although th curb was sufficiently good to be used over again. Thl latter price was afterward cat down by the action ef the court. - . In other cities around about Chicago tbe price per twenty-nre-foot lot varies from $87 to $96. Yet when th contract prices of th work in the two cities are compared there I not such a very great amount of difference. The question aatutally arise as t Just what Item cause th difference In price her and In other cities. Taking, cay. the price of $175 for a twenty-flve-fct lot. with a roadbed thirty-four feet wide, the Items of tbe cost may be figured aa follows: . In th patch of street 5x17 feet In front of the lot arc 423 square feet, or forty -eight square yards. - Laying the concrete foundation and brick on this costs about $1.70 a square yard, allowing a fair profit. This would be $81.0 for the piece. The combination curb and gutter and the share of street intersections would coet $15 more. This gives a total coet of practically 196.60 for the actual work done on -the jnprovement. chargeable againet a twenty-flve-fot lot- This price-ccr-responds with that paid In St- LouU recently for eimilar work, and is higher than tbe i'rlrs in a cumber of small cities in Illinois . exceed those of e3 other American brands. y: The King of Bottled Beers. ANHEUSER-BUSCH BREWING ASSTf . ST. LOUIS, U.SX, and Indiana, from which Mr. Civlns has recently secures) figures. But. ' although th work don amount to $96.60. the price charged against the property-owner Is $175. Where doe the balance of $78 it- go? It U explained by th city authorities as being paid for th ten-year guarantee oa the street, for the costs ot collection, and for similar charges. These, however, can scarcely amount to 40 per cent of th whole cost. Just what becomes ot the greater part of th $78.50 Is th mystery which Is as yet unsolved. Doubtless certain high officials iu the present administration could throw come light on it. . Stated another way. th owner of a twenty five-foot lot pays to th city $175. H get in return $9.50 worth of work done. The remaining $78.50 make no shewing. Th cltv government Is. therefor, about SO per cent efficient. The Brazil (Ind.) Democrat, la telling the difference ia pries between brick paving work In Chicago and Brazil, recently gave its Idea of the situation by saying : "This large difference is mostly due to the expensive admia-istrative methods iaChicago. . Ia cases where there are street car tracks la tbe roadbed ta be paved, the ratio ot efficiency of the city and tbe per cent of robbery of the public are even more scandalous. On a street thirty-four feet wide, sixteen feet of th center of th roadbed would b paved by the street railway company, leaving two strips of nine feet wide on each side for tbe property-owners to pave. The part of one of these strips In front of a twenty-live foot lot would contain 225 square feet, or about twenty-four square yards. The cost ot paving It, together with gutter and curb, would be $5.60. Yet $150 a lot Is usually charged th-property-owners by th city in these cases. Her the lot owner Is robbed of nearly $100, and th city Is about 34 per cent efficient, turned fer Street-Car Traeki. Ia some instance th property-owners are assessed for the part of the street occupied by th stret-railway company's tracks. In these cases they must collect from the street-rail way company for the work done on the portion of the roadbed occupied b y the streetcar right of way. But the street-railway companies naturally refuses to pay more than the actual cost of tbe work done. Consequently the property-owners lose heavily, and the administration pockets the difference. - These facts clear up some of the confusion experienced in comparing prices of special assesment work in Chicago and other cities. It matters not if the city should let Its contracts at the same figure as those ia other places which It does not do at present. The cost to the property-owners would slit! be higher here than anywhere In th mlddl West. . - Th first reform being eought by the Taxpayers' association Is a reduction In the eon-tract prices for Improvements, and ' then a reduction In the costs ot the administration methods employed. : FRENCH RAILWAY FARES. lasleaaaai Biserleae Betwees Bteateae af Tut Wi aad Paris All Americans who have reason to travel along the Riviera, and from there up to Parts, are especially Impressed with the shortcomings- of foreign railroad management. For several winter months the trains running from east and west to Monte Carlo are so crowded that, though one has paid for hla seat in a first-class carriage, he ha frequently to etand. or to sit with tea or twelve in a compartment with places for only eight. For short Journey the price are not- unreasonable if the company provided adequate accommodations, but when a long distance is In question then the charge would appall a Croesus. Two women, with their maids, decided to go from Men tone to Parts last spring by the train de luxe, but found they could secure only ene small compartment for two persons, aad for thl had to wait a week. The price for each first-class ticket was $25. and for each berth a supplementary charge waa made of $17.40 the on night Journey from In the evening until about 11 o'clock the next morning costing for each person $42.40. Th maids, with eight trunks, four of which were.( sinau ones, went oy an earlier tram, ana me charge for the extra baggag was $27.20. The award oa the train de luxe, after it had left Men tone. Informed the women that, though their tickets called for a compartment for two. the car had been changed, and No. 7 nd 8. their numbers in tbe substituted car. w?re in a double room. The other two berth were to be occupied by a man and woman, who would get on at Cannes. Neither entreaties nor indignation were of any avail, but a quiet "It will be to your Interest" had the desired effect,: Th women got the room for two. and the guard got the extra tip. The entire cost of the Journey, therefore, amounted to about $140. A seventeen hours' Journev In the Cnited States costs about $15 or $16. including a berth In a sleeping car a little more than a third of what it costs In France. This French road waa built mainly by government loans, and soon falls completely under the government's control, so no competing line is allowed to be built- Railway World. MILK DIET CRITICISED. Why Solid reed la Freaaeatly Dealra- ' hie, aad Evea Seeeaary. In these days, when' dietetics play such an Important part In treatment prescribed, one tears the virtues ef a milk diet almost continually lauded by physicians; it is considered th food par excellence, the value of which cannot be equaled by any ether means cf nourishment. It is Indeed often astonish ing to see bow rapidly body, weight, and strength Incresse when good milk Is systematically taken In large amounts by per. on a weakened and emaciated, whether by mental or physical overwork or by wart ins disease. But it must oe admitted thst tbe value of a milk diet Is often overestimated; very often the phyilclan's advice to drink large quantities of milk is cheerfully followed by the patient anxiously seeking increased strength ana weignt. oat. sooner or later eome the time when tbe taste or evea the eight ef the bland fluid a routes repulsion and disgust, and, unfortunately, this feeling Is almost certain to be aroused sooner or later in patient limited t a milk diet. For this reason Beerwsld has recently recommended in the Zeitschrift fuer dietaettsche und physlkallsche Theraple. that solid food ot suitable character should be advised la all esse la which it Is necessary to preserlbe diet, provided the patient's condition admits ef such a court e. Perhaps H was a matter cf lees Importance exactly what is given thsn as to the amount given. Bulky foods soon satisfy th appetite without furnishing aa adequate amount of nourishment. Thi Is a decided disadvantage of milk; in order to icpply a large amouat of nourishment a disproportionately Urge amouat of fluid must be given as compared with certain mixed diets. Whether la health or ia disease, the best results from forced diet are obtained by frequent feeding la amall amounts. ... Th. morning meal are particularly important, for at this time th stomach Is la the most favorable condition to assimilate. In view ot this tact. It is particularly ua- Ths Original ' America's fevoriie end most popular brand of beer a delicious beverage, nutritious, pure end htalihfuL Its sales Tet0c.iaaSm0y rttxmasaidtdby weak and th fortunate that the euatom la common cf filling th stomach at breakfast with two or three cups ef coffee, which contain almost no nourishment. The first meal should In all cases be aa nourishing aa possible, and in raeexhe appetite is poor, tt Is often worth while to try th experiment of stimulating it with a bit of smoked, salt, or pickled fish or meat; then perhaps aa hour later' the more nourishing steak or chop will be relished. Beginning in this way, K is often possible, under favorable conditions cf digestion, to Induce th patient lo take a comparatively small portion of food, which ia it nutritive value is fully equal to a quart of milk. Philadelphia Medical Journal. POMPEII TO 8E REPRODUCED. Set It Rata, hat Aa It Existed fa All .It ateaaty. . Our Paris corree pendent writes: "In the midst of the Incessant agltattoa of th last . two years, which has prevented all those who -write for the public from devoting their time aad efforts t questions of art, I have beea quite unable to refer to any of those attractive or striking projects which have beea conceived to render tbe) universal exhibition a brilliant manifestation of human genius. One of the most captivating Idee for persona enamored of the beautiful is the scheme -ot Chevalier Pesce. the architect of the lt u-laa embassy in Paris. - He propose t recon-tltat Pompeii not the Pompeii of tho familiar ruins, but the brilliant city aa it existed before the stream of fire from Vesuvius ' had buried it from sight. This project ha ' been in preparation for the past two years, and tbe most distinguished names In France, the men most eminent in all branches of art ' and science, have unhesitatingly promised their support to M. Pesce. Another scheme. . It Is true, for the reproduction of the existing rains was recently talked of, but this latter scheme failed to receive support and encour- -agement from the competent specialists who had so ardently adopted the idea, as M. Peso calls It. of Pompeii vivacte. Pompeii undoubtedly la a name to conjure with, on of those magic words that have laid hold of tho Imagination ot the world. Evea in their existing state, whoever has had the good fortune to visit the ruins of Pompeii has carried away an Impression that nothing can ef- face, and has been haunted by the desire to behold once more the vanished city which the excavatioL of recent times hare partly brought to light. - "The i.-neme of M. Pesce I an almost complete realization of this dream. He proposes to restore to us the Ufa of the forum, the camp, the gladiator, the Temple of Is is. th theater bordering on the forum, the numerous shops and public baths, and all those houses, squares, anl open apace where formerly were concentrated the life, the activ- . ity, th pleasures, the celebrations, and pub. lie spectacles which made this watering place by the Mediterranean one of the most attractive spot in th Italian peninsnla. No detail in tbe life of Pompeii known to archaeology la th period before th disappearance ' of the ancient town seems likely to beneg- ' lected In this magical evocation, and the spec-' tator wandering across the city will find himself suddenly in the midst of that ancient life which, without this artificial aid. It would be so difficult evea for the most learned imag-lnatioc to evoke. Numerous actors, in costume archaeologically accurate, will give to the city ft former animation. The forum Is to he crowded with a constantly moving throng. Th arena will be given up to the gladiatorial combat. The lines of shops will offer th most varied product for sale. The charlatan and hawkers will scream their ware in th streets. Chariot . wheels will follow the deep-dug ruts In the stone highways. The mysteries will be celebrated in the Temple ot If is. Orators will harangue tbe crowd in th public squares. In fact, the whole town, if peopled, wQI rise from the ashes beneath which it was buried in one ot the most terrible of catastrophes." London Times. ANIMAL JEALOUSY. Tarkey Gehhler Gets Evea with a Cea-. 'teaaptwaaa Peactek, ". - "I have always believed." the Colonel continued, "that animal have far more lntelll- . grace than they are commonly credited with. I am sure they can talk to one another. A case in point: Ton aee that turkey gobbler end hea out there? Let me tell you an actual fact about them. Last Sunday Mr. L XL Jobnsoa presented me with a very handsome peacock. He was a splendid bird, and the beauty of hi plumage was th wonder of the neighborhood. One afternoon I saw him strutting around aad making a magnificent display of his gorgeous tail feathers. Mrs. Turkey looked on admiringly for awhile and then trotted over to where the gobbler was quietly napping under a peach tree. They ' were engaged for a moment in earnest con-' versatloo. Then Mr. Gobbler straightened himself up. stiffened his wings, gave a strut. . and proudly spread his tall feathers. Madame gave a contemptuous toss of her head and evidently laughed at him. I could see the fire : In the gobbler's eye. and told Mr. Boubd. my engineer, who was with me at the time, to look out and we would see some fun. aad we did. That gobbler marched straight ever to where tbe peacock was rtlll pirouetting and admiring the glint of hi irid-cent plu- . mage, pounced on him. and never let np until he had picked out the last feather of that gargeoua tail. I gathered up the feathers. . put them together, and gave them to Mrs. Gunnison ot C P. Diss. . Ton can go over the river aad aee them if you want confirmation of the story. . Th poor peacock after the loss of his tail took no more Interest in life, but pined away aad died in less than a month. Galveston (Texas) News. Effervescent Salt "TffK 'SALT' OF- SAf-iTS.' For Biliousness take a teaspoonfut in a tumbler of water (not iced) night and morning:. ntUeaaaeaa aad Headache. " I am very taoch pleased with your preparatJaa. I ase it personally and have prescribed at and foand ta very aaefui, especially in case ef tilkww aad headache." D. . G. Wiu Joucoaua. Cococc, Canada. ' toe., SO, aad St per bottl. AB Drurrists. I aa. Abbey

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