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J. i . i THE COURIER-JOURNAL, LOUISVILLE, MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 4, 1898 MONDAY, .APBJX 4, 1833 SIMPLY A The ditloa of jtvr&ij'a Courier-Journal wu one of th largMt la years. The great presses la the baae-xaent sre kept runntny hours later ftn usual In aupplylno; th demands of the newsboys, while the energies of the mailing clerks were taxed to put up In time for the mall and express the large extra orders from the Courier-Journal agents In all parts of the country. The paper, in its news emd special Sunday features, was pronounced on all sides without an equal. The advertisers who constituted so prominent and so entertaining a feature of the Issue felt the gratification arising from the knowledge that they reached more people than they could hare done through all of the other papers in LouiiTille combined, lnclud-' lng the afternoon, morning and Sunday editions. WHOLE FAMILY IN JAIL HAVE HADE 50,000 GALLONS 07 MOONSHINE WHISKY. Federal Officials Are Not Strangers To Harrison Gibson and His Sons. i Harrison Gibson and his three sons, Jack. Brownlow and Hanney, probably four of the most notorious moonshiners In Kentucky, are serving sentences in the county jail. Confined in the same se'-tlon of cells are Joe Stamper and "William Madden, sons-in-law of Gib- eon. Fleming; Gibson, a fourth son, was recently released from the Jail after serving a sentence for violating the Internal revenue laws, and Henry . Gibson, another member of the notori ous family, was arrested not long ago In Jackson county for moonshining. ut was released. Harrison Gibson estimates that he . and his five sons have made no less . than 60,000 gallons of whisky, on which not a cent of revenue was ever paid to the Government. He further computes .that he and his family have realized between $40,000 and $50,009 from the distillation of the whisky. The seat of operations of the Gibson Tarally Is In Jackson and Clay counties. Harrison Gibson says he has been ar rested so many times for moonshining that he could not say exactly how many times he has been tried before the Fed -ral Commissioners and in the United 'States Court. Jack, Brownlow and .Hanney Gibson have served about six 'terms each, while "Flinney" and Henry tiare escaped without being arrested enore than two or three? tiroes. Joe Stamper and William Madden. ,who married two of Gibson's daughters. are both expert moonshiners and are regarded . as dangerous men. . Their .wives are also skilled In the art of mak lng "doubiln" and disposing of the whisky and help to baffle the Federal authorities. When seen in his -cell at the Jail yesterday afternoon, Harrison Gibson said: "Taas, I think I am the real king of the Kentucky 'shiners. I am nigh on to sixty years old and I have been making the stuff ever since I was a boy thirteen years old. I have made enough of it to float that battleship that blowed up. I hev had lots of scraps with the mar shals, but I kin say one thing, I hev got my first time to shoot one of 'em. hev shot at 'em. though, but some way tother the bullets never hit right ' aow, i crougm tnem ooys up." con tinued the old man. "'"to make whisky, ;,V'hen Jack was but nine years old I jtook him to the still with me. Within Ahree days 4hat boy understood the bis '.thoroughly and could make 'doubllns" to fare-you-well. When he was eleven iyears old he was as good a 'shiner as his pa, and the Marshals arrested him and took him. to Jail. I made the other Mmva learn, trwv hrnwnlnw UannAv 'l linney and Henry wus right up to stun Dei-ore tney were nrteen years old and could turn out gallons of the stuff without me even jtoin' around to see how they wui gettin' along. My gals took their medicine, too. 1 made, 'em air learn. w fiat's the use of havln' chll dren. amr way. if yes can t use 'em My old woman understands 'shinin' Just i wen as i. ah my sons are raisin' children, and I'm going to see that they an ioiiow me ousiness or their grand pap or know the reason why. We'll all be out again soon, and we'll make enough corn Juice to flood Kentucky. If we aon t mane it, tney II arrest us any now. A Hint From the Klondike. Joseph Ldue. the famous trapper and miner and the present owner of Dam-son City, and for many years the agent of the- Alaska Commercial Company, gives a hint to persons going to Alaska, and pays great compliment to a well-known article. He writes: "J have always used the Royal Baking rowapr in aihuki ana .orinwest Territory, as no other gave equal satisfaction tn thot harsh climate. I also found my rut-I'Wipri always instated on having that Volunteers Organizing. Nloholaevllle. Ky.. April J. Special. County Attorney J. W. Mitchell raising a company of volunteers who will offer their services to the Govern ment in rase of war. The company vlll begin drilling at once. CASTOR I A For Infants and Children. Tfca Ki:J Yea Kara Atoajs Ec-gfet Bears the Signature of T S T IR GLORIOUS AGE. DB. HEYWOOD SPEAKS 07 THE NINETEENTH CENTTJEY. EDUCATION AND UPLIFTING. Ark of the Covenant Dedicated At the Temple Adas Jes-hurem. THE XEV. DX. WALTZ'S SERMON. At the Unitarian church yesterday morning the Rev. Dr. J. H. Heywood. who came to Louisville fifty years ago a young minister fresh from the Divinity school at Cambridge, delivered a semi-centennial sermon on the "Message of the Nineteenth Century." He recited Psalm 23. "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want;" also' King David's words, "Who shall abide In the court of the Lord?" Then he turned to - the twelfth chanter of St. Mark's Gospel, twenty-eighth verse. where one of the scribes asked Jesus "Which Is the first commandment of all?" Jesus answered him "The first of all the commandments is. Hear O Israel, the Lord our God Is one Lord; and thou Shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength." After a pause Dr. Heywood read the words of the apostle John, "God is love, and he that dwelleth In love dwelleth in God and God In him, and the teachings of our great Spiritual leader, 'Come unto i all ye that lahor and r hpnvr laden, and I will give you rest.' " After the announcements for the week he took for a text "For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. For whether he live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die. we die unto the Lord: whether we live. therefore, or die, we are the Lord's." Romans xiv.. 7-8. He said In part: "The subject is th messaere of the Nineteenth century. God aave us the great lesson of the first century, and it finds fullest obedience in the Nine teenth the uplifting and education of the human race. History la a great book of God, interpreting national and Individual life. Bach century is the re sult of all previous ones all are connected one with the other, each with all. une or the greatest events of the Nineteenth century was the World's Fair at Chicago, and its greatest feature was the Parliament of Religions. This century is greatest from the educational standpoint. e may not have greater scholars than preceding centuries, but almost any one can become a great scholar In the Nineteenth century. What a wonderful work Is the kindergarten in transforming the little ones. This supplements our generous public school system. As I thmk of it there comes to mind my dear friend Georges: Tlngley. For years the faithful Super intendent, to-day he sits blinded In his home, but within he has the clear vision. May the blessings of God come upon him and those connected with our schools. . . "How great the privileges of this cen tury! It seems that the Lord of the universe has raised the curtain of His laboratory and let us look in. Our century has been marked with wonderful events. The work of women has been marvelous lh this century. The Red Cross movement: Florence Nightingale, the angel of the Crimea; the Federation of Women's Clubs, the University extension, the social settlements these in all directions are drawing nigh the beatific vision. "Think of our cruel war thlrty-flve years ago. The spirit of heroism on both sides, the wonderful picture of Orant and Lee settling the struggle with a spirit of fraternity. The war thus made us a freer people. "In the past few weeks what pleas ing sight to see our Congress, without regard to party, stand united by our noble President, the worthy successor of Washington and Lincoln. I hope that war will not come, yet it seems In evitable. If It breaks out men of both sides will fall for the nation's rights. God bless the President and all In au thority. God bless noble Gen. Fitzhugh Lee, so calm, so firm, so wise at his perilous poet in Havana." In Closing Mr. Heywood referred to his coming to Louisville fifty-eight years ago to succeed Dr. James Freeman Clarke; how the church and community had been kind to him through all the years, mentioning among his friends the late Dr. James Craik. who, after a slight misunderstanding, said to him: "It won't do for you and I to relax our friendship; we are so far apart we can't quarrel." PALM SUNDAY CELEBRATION. Elaborate Services At the First English Lutheran Church. Palm Sunday was celebrated at the First English Lutheran church yesterday by services of unusual beauty and impreaslveness. The large congregation filled all available space in both the audience room and Sabbath-school apartments. ' The floral decorations were elaborate, consisting"' almost entirely of palms and ferns. In the center o'f the building was a great pyramid of palms, from the center of which rose a large white cross twined with ferns. . The excellent musical programme prepared by the choir of the church was artistically rendered.. At the close of Dr. Waltz's address the rite of confir mation was administered to a large class of young peoplj. After assuming the vows of Christian faith, they knelt about the altar and sang "Just As I Am, Without One Plea." This was fol lowed by the prayer of consecration by the pastor. . Before rising from prayer all united with the class In singing "bearer. My uod, to Thee." The evening service, in sermon and song, was an Impressive Palm Sunday celebration. Dr. Walta took as his text Psalm verse 12: "The righteous shall nourish like the palm tree. "When Jesus had finished His minis try of teaching, helping and healing, he said, "he came to Jerusalem for the Anal act of sacrifice. He was hailed with rejoicing, and a welcome was accorded him such as only a conqueror Is given Palm Sunday Is the celebration of that wonderful' scene. When, in the revelation of the coming flory, John saw the saints come marching home to Jerusalem they came as their Lord had come, with rejoicing, bearing palms in their hands, the emblem of victory. "When God Is picturing the kind, of Christians wno-snau form part of that triumphal throng who shall come to the eternal city of God. as victors and as the Master came. He says: 'They shall flour, ish like the palm tree. Whenever God railed his people by name it was a name that signified life, activity, growth, usefulness. They are to be trees of the Lord, the light of the world, workers with God. sons and daughters of the Almighty. "Let young Christians begin their Christian life with the understanding that to be a Christian Is" more than a mere confession and profession. It is a life of activity and usefulness. The life of Christ Is to be reproduced in his followers. Confirmation means consecration. A tree without life will bear no fruit and Is dead. A Christian without the life of Christ throbbing In his heart la lifeless so far as spiritual power and Joy are concerned. "Ths Calm tree doe set udgsair spring Into full growth. It develops gradually, but steadily and surely. So the Christian grows. He begins with the life of Christ in the heart. With that vital germ he grows stronger on snd on until st length in eternity he will attain the stature of manhood In Christ Jesus. The palm tree does not depend on surface soil for support and food. Its roots reach deep down into mother earth and drink of hidden, never-falling streams. The righteous are like these trees. They reach down deep into the hidden eternal -springs of God. They have food and drink of which the wicked know not. "Be Christians or the palm-tree character and you shall flourish on the earth and by and by be transplanted Into the eternal paradise of God." BOOKS 07 THE LAW Placed In the Ark At the Temple Adas Jeshurem. At Temple Adas Jeshurem. comer of Chestnut and Floyd streets, the solemn ceremonies of dedicating the Ark of the Covenant and lighting the perpetual lamp, were gone through yesterday in the presence of a congregation which filled every pew and all the available standing place. The congregation la rigidly orthodox and the men sat with hats on throughout the exercises. Mr. A. Shcpinsky was the master of ceremonies, which began at :30 p. m. The Sixth- treet Temple choir sang: the Rev. S. fr Salinger led In prayer, and Dr. A. Moses delivered an historical discourse on "The Ark and the Israelite." 'This Ark." said he, "is a thing of beauty and a work of art. W hy spend money for this. A mere box would do to hold the books of law; yet that would be unseemly and uncommon. The books of law ought to have a box worthy of me contents. Continuing, Dr. Moses paid a high trib ute to Hebrew devotion to God's law and appealed for greater faithfulness. After a violin solo by Prcr. John F. Surma nn. Rev. Dr. Ignatius Mueller delivered a discourse In Hebrew and the choir chanted. Messrs. M. Cohen. N. Block, B. Schwarts. Sam Grabfelder, A. Sapinsky and L. Moses carried on their shoulders the books of law Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy and the Ten Commandments to the rear of the platform, where they were placed In proper position on the Ark of the Covenant, a shrine curtained with velvet in the rear of the altar stand. Over the altar iung the small per petual lamp, a reminder of the one In the tabernacle in the wilderness and later the light In Solomon's temple. Mr. Aaron Kohn carefully lighted the lamp. which is never to go out. Mr. Samuel Grabfelder made a happy congratulatory address. Mr. Aaron Kohn followed with an appeal for con tributions to aid in the church work, and In response to his request $2S was given. The choir sang "Hallelujah" and the happy meeting closed. Congregational Notes. The Methodist Times has discontinued publication. Rev. G. F. Robertson has moved to Unlontown. Ala. The Baptist SUJa Board will meet at 2:30 p. m. Tuesday. Muhlenberg Presbytery will meet at Nelson Wednesday. Forty-seven were confirmed at St. John's Catholic church. Princeton ' Presbytery will meet at Bethlehem, Ky., Tuesday.- Christ Knlwopal Cathedral belle will be put In position to-tay. Rev. E. L. Thomas will sail as a mis sionary to Africa May l.T. Rev. T. S. McKlroy will become pastor of the Third church. Memphis. Rev. Dr. E. C. Gordon has written pamphlet on the llouwton caee. Tim Episcopal Church Congreea will meet at New Orleans April 1Z. The Christian Church Orphans Home baa been repainted and papered. The Indiana conference at the First Evangelical church will adjourn to-cay. Portland Colored Baptist church will be rebuilt at Thirty-fourth and Missouri av nue. Louisville. Presbytery will Invite the next General Assembly to meet in this city. Evangelist C. W. Keith has gone to hold a meeting at Saratoga Springs, New York. The Local Preachers' National Asso ciation will meet at Wilmington in Sep tember. The Knights Templars win hold Eastar services at Knox Presbyterian church next Sunday. Rev. W. F. Tyree will deliver the literary society sermon at Barbourvtlle College. The Rev. Henry Miller is holding a revival at the Presbyterian church in Mor-gantleld. Forty hours' prayer will be observed ti!s week at Sts. Mary and Elizabeth's Hospital. Rev. Dr. H. M. Scudder will preach the Central University baccalaureate sermon in June. The Rev. Pr. John B. Henneman will deliver the Wofford College commencement sermon. Parkland Christian church Ladles' Aid Society will give an ice cream ' supper Friday evening. Yesterday, at 'Broadway Christian church, a large collection for foreign missions was taken. The Presbytery of Louisville will meet at 7:30 p. m. Tuesday in the Highland Presbyterian church. , On Good Friday all the Catholic churches will take offerings for the schools in the Holy Land. The Louisville District Conference will be held at Fourth avenue Methodist church April 21-22. Of 7,635 Northern Presbyterian churches only 2,332 have sent in offerings for the relief fund. The. Eptacopal church of our Merciful Saviour will give a nursery carnival Friday evening, April 15. The. Ministering Daughters Circle will meet to-day at 3 p. m. In the First English Lutheran church. Next Sunday the secretary of the Unl-tartan Western Conference will preach In the Unitarian church. Rev. C. C. Boles will celebrate his fiftieth birthday Monday. April 11, with a reception, at his residence. Bishop Waldcn sailed last week for Europe. He will hold the Armenian Conference at Rustchak May 11. Dr. IV. W. Landrunn of Atlanta, will deliver the Baptist Theological Seminary comencement address in June. Yesterday at Broadway Baptist church Dr. Carter Helm Jones save the hand of fellowship to five new members. Rev. J. Sutherland, of Ann Arbor. Mich., has been secured by the Unitarian- church to preach April 17 and 24. Dr. Alexander McLean, of the American Bible Society, well known n Louisville, died in New York March 19. Rev. S. M- Bernard, Jr.. preached his Introductory sermon at Parkland Christian church yesterday. He was well received. Mr. John Willis Baer. Christian Endeavor secretary, has declined his election as Presbyterian Home Mission secretary. President B. F. Whitman, of Columbian' University, will deliver the discourse before Georgetown College Literary Societies. This evening Dr. J. B. Hawthorne, of Nashville, will deliver the missionary discourse to the Theological students in Norton Hall. The Rev. Henry V. Escott went to Ellsabethtown to preach, and by order of Louisville Presbytery declare the pulpit vacant. The Pastors' Aid of Broadway Methodist church will meet with Mrs. William Downing. (S12 First street, Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock- Rev. William Barnet MeGarity received 1137 at Williamsburg, Ky., to aid in rebuilding the church at Jelllco. He is pushing the work, and much aid is needed. Mr. Thomas Neal will be ordained to the ministry at the meeting of Logan Presbytery (Cumberland Presbyterian), Tuesday, April 5, at Morgantcwn. At the close of the celebration of the Lord's Supper In the Unitarian church yesterday morning, a woman Joined the church and was warmly welcomed. The Methodist annual conferences In the North are voting favorably on equal lay representation. In the South the con-ferenctts generally voted in the negative. On account of high water the meeting Dlace of Louisville. Presbrterv has baen i ohanged treat BawesvlUe, fcy., i UU Dr. Miles' New Heart Cure, g The Great Heart and Blood Tonic. M Guaranteed! to 2 fMkkr!iai i you bought it. Su: ly nothing but the utmost confidence in the power of ( this remedy to cure disease could prompt such an offer and- no one need fear to accept it , Mrs. C. C. Gokey. Northfleld. Vt.. writes: "For five years I was unable to do thirty minutes' work a day. I suffered Intense pain in my left side and under my shoulder blade; it was impossible to sleep ' on my left side, and I thought I should never be able to take a long- breath again without having one of ( those dreadful attacks of 'heart failure.' My husband spent hundreds of dollars with our best doctors, but I grew steadily worse until I began taking Dr. Miles New Heart Cure. Less than $10 worth of that ( medicine restored me to health." . Dr. Miles' Remedies are for sale by all druggists under a guarantee first bottle benefits or money refunded Book on heart and nerves free. Address ( Dr. MILES MEDICAL CO., Elkhart, Ind. ( city, and will meet Tuesday evening, April i. Or. Oeorge S. Savage has resigned as superintendent of the Bible Society. He has had charge of the work In Kentucky and Tennessee for more than a quarter of a century. . The Lord's Supper will be observed In the Swond l'resbyt-rlan church next Sunday monitnir. Preparatory services will be held Friday evening at 8 o'clock, and Saturday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock. Yesterday was a day of rejoicing for the German Baptixts of this city. The services were simple but Impressive. The church observed the Lord's Supper, it being the regular day for communion. At the meeting of Owensboro Presbytery (Cumberland Presbyterian), near Hayesvtlle. Ky., April 9, Mrs. S. D. Light-foot will try to have a Woman's Presby-terlal Missionary Society organized. -The Rev. Dr. E. L Powell will go to Pittsburg to dt'liver the address on "Our Last Ten Years in the City" April 17. The conference will have reports from thirteen leading cities, including Louisville. Next Thursday the Unitarian church ladies will have an all-day sewing session. The church will be dei-orated for Kaster next Sunday. The Sunday-school will conduct the services, which will begin at 10 a. m. The Methodist Book Concern was -ery aareettbly surprised by Mark Twain, who paid the old account of C. L. Webster & Co.. of which h was a partner, and when It railed had paid only ilfty cents on tha dollar. The. annuity plnn is growing in favor with all the churrhes. The boards receive money from generously-disposed friend", on which per cent, interest is paid semiannually to the ilonor as long as li lives. At death the money belongs to the boards. The Presbyterian Theological Seminary commemement exercises will be held In the First Presbyterian church Sunday, "April 24. Central University Chancellor L. H. Blanton, D. D., will preach ih commencement sermon, and the Rev. William Trvlre. of Bowling Green, will deliver the missionary address. ' A devoted friend of Dr. George ' C, Lorimer states that what he said in his notable address to the Seminary students was as follows: "I hope that your honored President, Dr. W'hitsttt, may hold his office for twenty more years, and when he Is called up higher I desire the privilege of pronouncing his eulogy and then succeed to his position. Bishop Dudley visited Calvary church congregation and confirmed a large class of candidates, who had been instructed by Dr. J. G. Minnlgerode. The announcement that the Bishop would preach attracted the usual concourse, the majority of whom participated in the commtinion service. A special musical programme was rendered by the choir. Mrs. A. r . Callahan repeating by request the new offertory solo, . "Th fxrd Is My Light." a brilliant com-' position containing many elements of popularity. Holy week services will be held In the First English Lutheran church each evening this week at 7:4T, o'clock. These services will follow In the footsteps of Jesus from Wethany to Calvary: Monday evening. Christ in Bethany: Tuesday evening, Christ in the temple: W-dnesday evenlnx. Christ In Jerusalem; Thursday evening, Cliriet in Gethsemane; Friday evening' Christ on Calvary. Next Sunday morning, in connection with the Easter celebration, children will be baptized and adults received Into church membership by confirmation. prof ension of faith or letter. Southern Presbyterians will devote April collections to the cause of education. Rev. Dr. Edwin Muller, chairman of Louisville Presbytery Education Committee, has issued a card as follows: "1 am informed by our Executive Committee of Education for the Ministry that they are very much in need of money. They have been able to pay not quite one-half of the amount promised to our young men, and the end of the year is close at hand. Will not those who have not yet forwarded their contributions to this cause do so at once?" The Rev. Howard C. Dunham, castor 'of the New Church (Swedenborglan), be gan yesterday at 5 oclocrt in the church parlors a series of Sunday afternoon talks on "Progreesive. Religion." Yesterday's talk was introductory to the general sub ject. Some or the topics for succeeding Sundays will be: April 10, "The God of Progressive Religion;" April 17, "The Bible a Progressive Revelation:' April 14, "Progressive Regeneration;" May L "Prayer. Essential to Progress:" May 8, "Baptism, the Preparation for Progress:" May 15, "The Holy Supper, the Means of Progress:" May 22. "Eternal Life the Life of Progress:" May 23, "The Evolution of Christianity." Yesterday morning in Evangelical Bt. Matthew's church. Rqv. O. C. Miner confirmed a large class as follows: Joseph Hell. Charles Ochsenhirt. Henrr En. Henry Necker, John Streckfuss, Louis rraverr, siepnen voiimer. ueorge roell. Philip Frick. Charles Freudenberxer. Wil lie Schindler. Katie Schral, Frieda Sulaer, Minnie Fritsch, Pauline Egg. Anna Foell. Minnie Young, Rosa Weitce!. Joeephine Mass, aiary rticKiien. Hcrmina Klelnhans. Llxsie Goepper. Carry Wohlfahrt. Katie Kirch, Christina Veisert. Mary Weissert, Aline Ochsenhirt. Emma Schnltxler, Netta Keller, Emma Hofor, Wllio Veltiner: Lil- lio Mennlcs, Anna Gutermutn, Flora Kaik' hot, Tillie Schierbaum. Services At Masonic ' Home. ' Services were held yesterday after nopn at 3 o'clock at the Masonic Wid ows' snd Orphans' Home under the au pices of Louisville Commandery, No. 1, Knights Templar. The programme was very attractive and the singing excellent. The children of the Home sang three selections. A quartet, composed of Misses Minnie Husak and Virginia Shafer and Messrs. James McConathy and C P. Fink, sang "Sun of My Soul" and "Nearer, My God, to Thee." Miss Husalc sang . "Ave Maria" and Miss Shafer sang "Abide With Me." The R-v. Charles R. Hemphill. D. D., conducted the services and made the address. is as good for the octogenarian as it Is for the infant. It lightens the burden of old age. Jtlalt-Nutrlne is prepared by the famous Anheuser-Busch Brewing Ass'n, which fact guarantees tha purity, txceil-tuog ao.4 merit claimed, for il. Benefit or Money-Refunded. A weak heart is the cause of many disorders-It retards the circulation of blood through the body, thus depriving the muscles and organs of the nutriment necessary to perform their functions. It impairs digestion, destroys appetite, deranges liver and kidneys, ' impoverishes the blood and weakens the nerves. There is a medicine that will correct these faults; and in order that every sufferer may have a chance to give this great remedy a fair and honest trial, the mak ers of Dr. blues' New Heart Cure make the following offer: To any person, sufferincr from a weak or diseased heart, who, tle of that great heart and that benefits have been received, your money will i be refunded to you by the druggists from whom BORROW $9,000,000. Z. Letter and His Son Obtain Large Loan To Carry On His Wheat Deals. Chicago Telegram to the New York Herald. L. Z. Lelter and Joseph Leiter. father and son, are evidently determined to carry through their big wheat deal, for they last week obtained a loan of 19,-000,000. The amount borrowed was away beyond any present necessities, but the wheat' bull decided it was better financiering to pay Interest on unused funds than to risk a demoralized money market at the very moment when borrowing might be necessary. . Mr. Leiter now has the funds in bank to pay for any possible wheat delivered during the next sixty days. As Important as the financial arrangement was the completion of plans to hurry the grain controlled by him abroad and Into consumption. Every bushel of .contract wheat now at Chicago will be on Its way to Europe with. In the next four weeks. Up to the middle of March the railroads were loading Leiter wheat out of only one ifystem-of elevators the Armour. The closing of additional shipping contracts with the east-bound roads for 3.000,000 bushels started loading at every elevator system in the city. One day last week cars were taking wheat simultaneously at the Armour. the Weare, the Counselman. the Na tional. thelentra! and the Keith ele vators. Thai ' means an all-rail ship ment of 2,000,000 bushels per week. Some day this week, unless the opening of navigation Is delayed beyond the ex pectation, the fleet of thirty vessels carrying 1.700.000 bushels or Letter wheat will start through the lakes to ward Buffalo. Mr. Leiter Is supposed to be turning one million bushels into money each week, and if it had not been for the unusual movement in this direction and the extraordinary activity of the elevator Interests in turning low grades Into contract, the cash position would have become by this time an easy one. for the bull leader. But for several weeks Armour and the lesser elevator Interests have been making about 8U0.000 bushels contract wheat for Leiter to pay. Leiter met tne dltll-culty by making the much-talked of compact with Armour. "I have taken caah wheat or Mr. Armour in various positions." Is the way Joseph Leiter puts It. "You can rely upon It." says Philip Armour, "that the wheat receipts at Chicago from this forward will be much smaller." It was an arrangement effected by the elder' Leiter. One very Important effect will be the Immediate delivery and prompt shipment of the wheat which was Intended for delivery to the bull leader next May. This grain can now be hurried abroad and sold ahead of the cheaper India and South American grain.- The Filson Club. The regular monthly meeting of the Filson Club will be held In the library of CoL Durrett's house, on the southeast corner of Chestnut and Brook streets, at f o'clock to-night Gen. Samuel W. Price, himself- an artist, has prepared a paper on the life and works of Oliver Fraser, a distinguished Kentucky portrait painter, which will be read tonight. Gen. Price was a student of Frazer, and will relate personal recollections of the eminent artist. There are In the possession of Kentucky families a goodly number of portraits painted by Frazer. and among them a likeness of Henry Clay, which many consider the best portrait of that distinguished citizen. THE COURTS. LAW AND EQUITY DIVISION. Shaw vs. Hollenbach; Simons vs. Kess-ler; Melvln vs. Louisville Courier-Journal Company; Satterwhite vs. Lensing; Lash vs. Stratton A Terstegge; Crawford vs. German Security Bank; Seadler vs. Brown; Boblsea vs. City. CLARENCE E. WALKER. Official Stenographer. COMMON PLEAS DIVISION. Maria Field, executrix, vs. Peter Edwards; John Lincoln vs. Northern Lake Ice Company; A. C. Henle vs. R, L. Clark; C. J. Stein vs. R. J. Daniel. CHARLES A. GRAHAM, . Official Stenographer. v Died Suddenly In Church. London, April 3. Lord Hillingdon (Charles Henry Mills), chairman of the committee of London clearing bankers, died suddenly In church at Wilton today. He was born In 1S30, was the son of the late Sir Charles Mills, bart,. and .was elevated to thepeerage in 1SS6. He was a partner In the well-known banking house of Glyn, Mills & Co. On the Track of Incendiaries. Richmond, Ky., April 3. Special. County officials left late this afternoon for Big H1U, sixteen miles In the country, with bloodhounds to track Incendiaries who burned a residence at that joint last nig-at -.sfK. VA tM --' tvV'.-- ta 0 v C2 after taking one bot blood tonic, can not say JEWELRY. SOLITAIRE Dtetnond Rlntn bar ftiwtjt ba Died m (s letl or pld of bv tr-nt hU. We bare buttful lot Of Dlssmemd aWex-Vf! foe ttal pOX pont from z to SILVER MllTOTw....M M op Bruanew.. .W up Combo. .... Tie up Tun Hoi ta o up And vr-ft hlnf rift matte ia Mar line bilrer. Our repntatloa (l'ARAKTaXA our atataaosMita n r knolrlfa Ol'AK aKTKK taalr truthfulness. JAS. K. LEMON & SON, J as. K. Lsao. SI I btuisiao Ltuo. 4th Ave. Courier-Jouraal Building. POWDER. ETC. SUPPLIES FOR COHTBaCTDHS and fJISEBS. BLASTING POWDER. DYNAMITE EXPLODE P,S, Etc, COHHESPO.VDESCE 80 LI CI TEH ALEX. L. SEMPLE & CO.. 433 W. Mala Street. CASH PRIZES .FOR.- Good Short Stories. First Prize $300 Second Prize $200 Third Prize ..$100 The three cash prises named above win be awarded to the writers of the three best short stories sent to us before June 1. liSS. The conditions of the competition are as follows: Every story submitted will be Judged on Its merits, and not. on tha name of the wrur. Isew and unknown writers will have the aam chance to win th prises as bid wraua Willi ciiiiUeU reputations. 'Hie quality ul Wo work aiune w.il bs oun- mk'.wtrU. No viory will be- considered that con tains leas than 2.IMI wr- more uiaa ,uuu worum. livry story must be written, or type wruieu, vu uiio siu ui uie yupr only, and on shoets not larger Ulna tut Inches. It must sent unruuea. the posias or auresa cnatsa must be fully oreuaid. and stamps must be Inclosed tor Its return. 1 he author's rear name and poet-offloe address must be written piaimy on the oral tge 01 ma manuscript. Every manuscript will be received and returned only at the writer's risk, but the receipt of each manuscript will be prompt, ly acknowledged, if the writer auid. stamped and addrasaed envelops fur that Ho manuscript received later than June I. ixm, wui ue cuiiMuerro. xne three prise awards will be publicly announced within thirty days from that date, or not later than July 1. lSWt. No restriction is placed on the character or style of the stories to be submitted, uuut that they must be shulinam. bright and original. They may be stories of love, war or adventure. They may be either sentimental, rominuc, mystical, aci entitle or humorous so long as they possess human interest lor the mass of general readers. Every unsuccessful competitor's manuscript will be rt. turned, unless It Is purchased. Stories found to be worth publishing will be purchased by us sven though they are not prise winners. The I'rtse Winners will be) pub llebea Iw turn Kuoaay lonrler-Joar sal. All manuscripts mui(. be addressed as follows: Short 8tory Competition MHTlurs's Newspaper Syndicate. 141-15o East Twenty. nrtn street. New Tor City. I. Y. SEN O TEN CENT at tfa. IotoLW leomi sod la-nuu bum ever pullabl i ninntm ttuu ever I' ,' m.i tte4uful artr-M. KKrxit I naprr TT own. and i rrralu, M j it.T. Hailc4itCftoCa..aiTa6n4. 8a. i AB60TT3 I EAST IMU KRH PiUST. Corn. 'rts tm1 Bunion mrcd wtthootpsalnortrt eft, katffc. LIpfKTiftrt Drotrtcrs, 'W7io'.ea,g A Ttk. ,7t- terser? A fickle appetite and tired feallaga how unsuspected kidiM7 trouble. Weak and deranged kidneys can be) healed and frtrengtbe&ea Wtttt wi - iW'aSa'E Way (g; IS ESTABL1SHEC 71 TEARS. FA insurance: ARTHUR C LANGHAM. JOHN B. CASTLEMATf. Royal Insurance Compa OF LIVERPOOL. Largest Fire Insurance Company In the World. Does the largest business transacted in Kentucky. , Does the largest business transacted in the Southern States. ; BARBEE & CASTLE MAN Managers Southern Department. General Offices. Columbia Building. - LOUISVILLE, KY. TREES, ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE FREE. F. WALKER S- CO., 644 FOURTH AVE. CARRIAGES. ETC. cnim We carry in stock a full line of Harness, Saddles and Fine Turf Goods. Pneumatic HOUSE USB 6 CENTRAL PAINT AND tlncorporatsd.) CLOTHES THE WORLD'S CLOTHES CLEANER Eaacno at 1)tj Heatilng. - ' j removes oil, grease and paint spots from garments; cleans perfectly kid stores, ostrich feathers, laces, silks and the daintiest fabrics: warranted not to Injure fabric nor affect color. For sale by all druggists; large bottle, 23 cents. Manufactured by Telsphsas 14. THE STOLL CHEMICAL CO.. LomIsvIHo. Ky. FURNITURE. IRON BEDS AT SPECIAL PRICES. We are offering a strictly FIRST-CLASS, HIGH-GRADE full-size Bed. BRASS MOUNTS on posts, at From this which is e re 4 C C RFDS w are i-tS ULljj BRASS ' From 120 to $135. 412 WestMrta. EUAMEL MOTTLED PRESS GRAY BL'FF RED Vitrified Brick and Blocks FOR STREETS FISB BRICK AHD CLAY. OWEN TYLER, COFFEE. BEST IN THE MARKET! R. J. Thornton & Co.'s P Ask Your Grocer For PLUMBING. ETC. WILL MOVE ABOUT APRIL 1 TO 360 JEFFERSON ST., NEAR 4TH. Favorite" Gas Stoves, "Crystal Fountain" Filters, Welstacb Lights. Plambine. Gas Fitting And Heating. EDUIil II. WEIILE, 'Phone 2390. "DOMT BORHOW GO SAFQL TIS CHEAPER IH THE E3D BBECKINRlDflB CA5TLEMAR. ay ETC. The Finest Varieties OF Peach Trees, Japanese Plums. Grape Vines, Asparagus Roots. Gooseberry and Cnrrant Bushes. Shade Trees, ..AND IN FACTl ALL KINDS OF TREES, SEEDS and PLANTS. Opponite Post-Offlce. PNEUMATIC VEHICLES We haTs removed from Bullitt street te 513-515 Third Ave.. where ire bare opened up a large stoek ef nigD-grade Pssumstio V.hloles, wita the latest stria of PHAETONS, SURREYS, .TRAPS, BUGGIES, ETC We osrt la stoek HUrh-crede Weedsa Whssl Vehicles, and de all kinds of B. pairing, painting. Trimming, eto. Carriage Co. PAINT. INDEX" READY-MIXED HOUSE PAINT. RAILWAY SUPPLY COMPANY, LOUISVILLE, KT. CLEANER. 1. $4.00 pries we carry Bd s (traUid up to S3S, tha hlgbast-pfrcad.lroa Bed in atoclc. exclusive agents for the ANSONIA BED, the best known to the trade. KEISKER S. BRICK.. ROMAN STANDARD aad ORNAMENTAL SHAPES IN ALL SHADES AND ROADWAYS. FIRB PBOOFIwn TILB. Offlca and Exhibit Room Equitable Building, Loulsrlllo, TBLEPHONH 2239. 1 If u i It. LOUISVILLE SEED SOWERS. ETC. WHEN SOVilflG T HE SEED FOR 6RASS, CLOVER, ETC. USE OUB Fiddle and Bow Or Canoon SEED SOWERS. THEY IRE THE BEST. AnifuREKA COH'l PLANTERS, W.B. BELKNAP & GO. . LOUISVILLE, KY. tysgnd for Circular. TROUBLE." BUY X 3 rirf NS- h S i "i I i r iV h ft'-

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