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I' i liitn to Mite? Olivia, and by removing rauds ftho c&taiirijrdtt BO." ' 'Bow Would It do to see Fell* at his uid bally Mia Into coafe*- ' 'You won 't manage that. Yoof maii is too eloper. 11 "He can't domuch against the proof* Ho'll "Atnll wofits, I'll try. Merrtnk. tfhis I'll cull oil Felix aud sweat ilinfc I urn going to bare him attested tot- tlio inm-clf* of his brother. Thilt Vill l*iuf? him to bis JHJOCR. " '"It might, and it might not. Better look for Rcso Sttetit. " "if niiy 0110 huows where eho is to be found, it is Felix, I cau'tdo better than • ' 'Try it by all means, ' * eaid tlio doctor "doubtfully, "but I'm afraid you won't get much satisfaction out of him. First ' find Rose Steent, have the pool dragged and the body found. Then, what with the evidence of Fnndy ond that arrowhead, you will have no difficulty in getting a warrant for hfs arrest At present Felix will simply order yon ont of his rooms. " "I'll ran the risk of that, " I answered and shortly afterword took my de- partmre. I conld not now complain of lack of interest in my life. It took me all my time to , keep the many details . of this case in mind. There was no doubt that I had already solved the mystery, and that Felix was guilty of his brother's death. -Yet, as Merrick said, it would be necessary to find the body and thus establish conclusive proof of the crime before the murderer could be convicted. When this was done, the evidence in band would be sufficient to insure his condemnation. For my part, I believed that he would be driven into a corner and forced to confess his complicity in the crime. Firmly convinced of this man's guilt, X^WttS determined he should not marry Olivia. The crime had been committed .lor her sake, and seeing that he bad behaved in so cowardly a fashion it was :a fit retribution that he should not achieve his purpose. It was no use to -warn Olivia as to the true character of Felix, as she firmly believed him to be Francis and would decline to believe my story. Under these circumstances I judged it advisable to see Felix at his chambers and warn him that I knew alL Terrified by the predicament in which he found himself, he might leave England, and thus Olivia would be saved from lifelong misery. His punishment for the 'crime would occur later on, as, notwithstanding his flight, he •could be arrested on the continent while •extradition treaties were in force. After dinner I therefore went to call on Felix. His looms were in Jcrruyu ••street, and on mine were just around the corner in Duke street I- hod not far to go. My visit was paid on the chancA of finding him in, as I did not wish to put him. on his guard by notifying him of my wish for an interview. As the twins, in ipite or constant disagreement, occupied tbo-same rooms, I could not bat wonder »t the nerve of Felix in coming back to •the apartments -where every familiar Object would remind him of his fratri- oidal act. It was just at 8 o'clock when I reached the door of tho chambers. At the foot of the stairs I found the caretaker ensconced in a glass box like on insect. To him I addressed my sell He was an old friend of mine and rather ait oddity in bis way. "Is Mr. Briarfield within?" "Mr. Francis Briarfleld is la his looms," said tho caretaker, "but Mr. Felix is in Paris." Of course I guessed that this would be the answer aud secretly admired the dexterity with which Felix had carried ont his plans. Doubtless in the end, when tdi brother did not return, or rather When his pretended self did not reappear, be would account for it by an ao- oideot in tho eastern deserts. However, my business was with Felix, alias Francis, BO I made no comment on the caretaker's remark. "Fray take up my card to Mr. Briarfield," I said. "I want to see him at once. " "I can't take it up. now," said the caretaker civilly. "Mr. Briarfleld is •engaged and gave particular orders that be was not to be disturbed. " "Ah, but doubtless he is engaged With a friend of wiwe," I hinted urn- 1>iguoui)y. "Is the lady a friend of yours, sir?" A lady I My thought* at ouoo revert«d to Rose Streut, but then the chances W«ro that it might bo Olivia. "Yes. MissBelUfl," "That's the young lady, sir, to whom Kr. Briorueld is engaged?" asked tho caretaker, who was » oouflriuod gossip. "Yen." "It is not her, tit. I know her well by sight* as she ho* been here with Mr* Bellini It's another lady,'' My oarmlso was right, and I felt con- fldeut that while I gUxxi there Felix WW having ou interview with hi*- accomplice. I could not disturb them, yet Wished to assure myself of the identity of Rose Stronfc Wheu I found ont all «bont her, (here might be « pomipiMiy of Halving the mystery. "Well, uo nutter,'' I answered oars. tally, stuffing tho oafd back into my owe, -'I'll tee Mr. Rtorfeid another ttttytnarket without observing me, «md 1 recognized her ftt » glotice. It Wi«, M I thought, Rose Btreat Md none other. In place of the waiting maid's linen dress, she was arrayed in a smart tailor inade costume and looked very fashionable indeed, Her face wore a triumphant expression, as though she had been successful with Felix, t guessed the interview had been for the purpose of extorting blackmail. With her kuowl* edge of his seeret Felix was certainly at her mercy, Following her up at some little distance, she wont down the Haymnrket and turned down one of the side streets, turned oft there into a dirty alley and A.uiog l?08e Strent qnd none other. finally disappeared into a swing door over which was a lamp inscribed with some letters. I looked up and saw written thereon, "Stage door." "An actress," said I and went round to the front of the theater to inspect the play bill It was the Frivolity theater, and they were playing the burlesque of "As Yon Don't Like It." Glancing down the list of characters, I saw that Orlando was played by Miss Rose Oer- non. "A leading lady," I thought, transfixed with astonishment "A burlesque actress doubtless, in the,receipt of a good salary. What in heaven's name took her to the Fen inn?" This question I was of course unable to answer, but I guessed it had something to do with love and Felix Briarfield. Leaving the matter alone for a few moments, I secured a stall and entered the theater. When Orlando came on, I was thoroughly satisfied. Rose Strent was RoseQernon, and I had seen her play the part of waiting maid at the Fen inn on the 10th of June, that fatal night of the murder. [OONTWCID.] SYNDICATE GETS BONOS All of New Issue Placed In One Block by Carlisle. THE GOLD DOMING IK ALREADY. "Will you leave your UMM, air!" j "No, it do«au'( matter. I'll oil) •bonk • on the chance of finding him I*." .—»..- BnviuB thus baffled the inqviriM of 'Kto WBtfttoJwr. \ ateolled into fchft »»d WWwg up uiy stutiow *t U« XMrt m oye» on tUe door. It »&tttwwi witU Felix, fttie nu»t eor> •Italy witto out iu a, short time. Thmi I JwlwwM to follow ue» up aud apeak to her if I got u ojhwwfl, Fuiltug Brits*- fte)d, I might poaajbly extort a eoufe,. tlo» from tlio weaker vassal. lu about a quarter of m iww the yoMAi) wuue out. Bhowore HP veil, •ltd aj it \vua 6tiU fairly l&Uk I Utt4 Up iu seeing her two. Sue panged mp in the iliixx>Uau of tiio Bondi Are Delivered »• Soon u It b De- poilte d— Ex|»cU4 That tt Will [neroue the Gol<lB*Unc« to SJllO.OOO.OOO— Terms of the Bid—Wouldn't Take &«• ThM tbe roll Amount. WASHINGTON, Nov. 87.— Secretary Carlisle Monday a'cted in the matter of the allotment of the $80,000,000 I per cent bond bids which were opened at the treasury department Saturday. He accepted the proposals submitted by the syndicate represented by John A. Stewart of the United States Trust company of New York and others, to take tho entire issue at 1117.077. It is the expectation of the treasury officials that the deposits of gold for the payment of the bonds will be made very promptly and as the understanding is that none of tbe gold is to be taken from the treasury, on early restoration of the gold reserve to above the flOO.OOO.OOO mark will, be the result. The bonds, including premium, will realize to the government about $58,500,000 The gjstd balance, which is now in round numbers $67,«W,000, will, if the expectations of the officials regarding tbe deposits of gold bonds are borne ont, be increased to about $110,000,000. Before Monday there had been $4,650,000 in gold drawn from the subtreasnry at New York, presumably te be used in the payment of the bonds. Assistant Secretary Curtis learned during tbe morning unofficially that $3,000,000 In gold hod been deposited in thesnbtreas- ury for bond, payments. The bonds are deliverable as soon as the gold is depositor and as the bureau of engraving and printing boa been busy at work preparing for the issue, they will, it is expected, soon oaready for distribution. The denominations of bonds which ths syndi< oate will take are as follows: Coupons, $00, $W,OOOi $1W, $35,000; $1,1100, $»»,. 1*50,000; registered, fiO.OUO, flff.OUO.OdO. Ths condition* on which the bonds are accepted is known by tbe original pro- posol of Ihe syndicate, which is in tbe following terms, minus the names of the names of companies composing ths trust and the denominations wanted: "We hereby propose, under the terms of your circular of- Nov. W, 18«4, to purchase United State* 0 per cent, 10 year Ixuids described to said circular of ths face value of $W,000,000 and we •free to pay therefor at ths rate of $117.077 and accrued intertst par fioo. This bid te for tho whole $30,»»ti,000, but not for tny letter amount. Ws further agree, upon due notice of tb» acceptance of this suhwrlptton, to deposit the amount thereof iu gold ooio or gold certificates with United Statea Hstotant treasure at either Boston, New York, jp^Wtejphit, BalWwow, Washington, «iw(nnail, Qhiongo, 8t. bond, N*w Orleans or &«« FroueUoo, in sccordanoe with the the term* of sail circular. We desire (registered or« oou- uQM)bou4«tu denoiuiuHtiQw as vtatea below, And we wUh thmto bj delivered to us as follows $40,000,000 at New Vork, |»,000,UO»» «t Boston, $8,000,000 »t Philadelphia, $4,OQO,OvO «t OUlo^go «nd $8,QW,g<H> utB4i» rwnaiwp, or ftthar United State truasurie* M miy be an. r OUR POSTAL SERVICE. Postmaster General Submits His Annual Report, HE BtmOESTQ SEVERAL OHANOE3, Wotttit ttafrlta the tnw »» to Seeond Ol«)» M«tt»r— W«m« A(*lu*t |ieHm«tit« t.lk« the Po»t«t Anmt free DMlVery— !T«»nr* HeoUnl- fleatlon of R*ll«*r Mall 8er»le«. Nor. B8,— Postmaster General W. 8. Blsselt baa submitted to the president his annual report ending June 80, 1894. He briefly outlines the policy of the department as follows: In general t would recommend that the first and important thing to be done Is to revise the law as to second class matter so as to place the postofflce department upon. a Belt-sustaining basis. Second— Avoid expensive experiment* like the postal telegraph, rural free delivery, etc. Third — Develop the postal service on existing lines ot administration, viz: Extend free delivery in cities that now en- Joy it. Accord it to towns already entitled to it under the law. Quicken railroad transportation. Fourth— Revise and reclasslfy organization of the railway mail service and reclassify clerks in postoffice*. Fifth— Provide for district supervision of all postal affairs by appointment ot expert postal officials from classified service, as recommended in my last annual report. . Mr. Bissell first disoussea the effect of the continued depression upon the postal revenues and says: When advene business conditions prevail an ordinary establishment may overcome them in part by economies of management and retrenchment of expenditures. Not BO, however, with the poctofflce department of the government; it cannot and should not stop to consider little economies. Its duties and obligations to the public be- co/ndatonce intensified and enlarged. The revenue for the year was f7.'>,U8i>,- 47V, expenditures, |H^3*,414, leaving a deficit of $tf,2W,035. The estimate) for the current year rnding June 80, 1895, are: Revenue, fN4,427,748; expeaditmes, t9ti,890,4H5; deficiency, $5,971,737. The estimates submitted to the .secretary of the treasury for the next fiscal year are: Revenue, $88,1107,4.07; expenditures, $91,059,281-'; deficiency, ft,151,«7«. This annual deficiency, the postmaster general says, could be overcome by the increase of postal rates, but he does not believe this advisable. Economy has been practiced, but, nevertheless, great care hog been taken that it should not affect the efficiency of the service. The economies have consisted mainly in relettiug contracts for mail transportation and in the cost and amount of supplies; also in the abrogation of seven ot the 11 steamship contracts, which will mean a total saving in 10 years ot the contract's lite of $14-, 4Sl.!tt)t., Mr. Bissell recommends the experimental free delivery projects should be discontinued, and think* that free delivery in rural districts is not needed or desired by the people. Both of these project^ were originated by his predecessor. He refers to the war made by the department on lottery schemes passing under the name "Bond Investment companies," and says it has betn waged successfully. He recommends the enactment of laws covered in bills now pending before congress for the far* ther suppression of lotteries. Growth of tocoDd Ctaw Mill. One of the moat important and interesting features of Mr. Bissell's report is its discussion of class matter. In his last report he referred to the great disproportion of the growth of second class moil matter. Be has made a thorough investigation during th» year, upon wblob be says: "The effect of all this upon my mind is a conviction the statutes and the precedents upon which the. business now rests are defective; that they embody the only great abuse at present existing in the postal service; and that as this business Is growing all the time, some rem. edy should be applied." He gives figures for the past six yean showing that in IDtft) the weight of second class matter carried was Ua,<'00,. WO pounds and in 1898 it was 950,00»,. OUO. During the year llfflt there was carried 451,000,000 pounds of all mail matter of which 8M,000,UUO was second claw, the total being |8« i a07,(.73, an average of « oeuts a pound. Returns from postmasters show th»t the amount upon which pontsg*. at tb« tat« of I cent per pound was paid, was JiM,UbU,UOO pounds, the remaining «fl,000,(KKi pounds being matter carried free in the county of its publication. The cost of carrying the second class matter was |*),aW,OWO, while at the rate of 1 cent a pound the collections were f8,5t7,000, and IttJO.OOO special local rates in carrier cities, leaving a net loss to the government of fin,. »78,000. After giving these figures, the postmaster genera) otwtiumis: This calculation applies to transportation alone. The separate cost of distribution au4 delivery I shall not attempt to estimate, but any one cau see that those item* of expenditure would Iniyeljr swell the loss. I do not advocate a Bhangs of rates now apou legitimate newspapers and periodical luagaslns*. My purpose is to nrgs the withdrawal* oltba postage rats* from tho large cities and tn# protended period). cals that are now improperly enjoying them. Tho inast oownioaow olios of these periodical* are what are now generally known as serial paper oororeg hooks, They are in no sens* swUtl, however, except in name, Oeiug usually glr«n some such general designation w the "Fireside Burli*," "The Detective (library," or loiue other title of like Qha.ra.oter. They are nothing but books, pure uud simple, and wtatty o/tUeui very tmliy books at that, euoU oue dUUiiot in itself, the "serlea" never hoiug dovou 04 to anything lu particular, having few subscriber* »wl with yort-»l 8ubsorli>- now Iftfgrty enjoying the low postage accorded to second class mutter in what has got to be known as the "House Organ" being; simply a paper ot pamphlet devoted tnsfnly to the advertising of some mercantile, manufacturing of other establishment, but purporting to be devoted to trade, claiming a bonaflde list of subscribers, and nominally conforming to other conditions of second class matter. Th« bogus trad* paper, not devoted to the advertising ot any particular house is another Illustration of the satne abuse of the mails, After commenting on the great Increase In the mailing of fraternal insurance publications as second class matter and showing the enormous increase ot them since the act of congress admitting them, Mr. Bigsell suggests the remedy in the following: "If it be the policy of congress to continue the privileges of second class rates to benevolent or fraternal societies, then the remedy I would suggest would be an amendment of tbe law, limiting the rate to them and to legitimate newspapers and legitimate periodical magazines. 1 believe one year's experience under such limitations would demonstrate ' all legitimate newspapers and periodicat magazines may be transmitted to our mails from publishers Into the hands of subscribers free of all cost." DOM (Tat Favor Pottal T«l«g raph. The postmaster general does not favor the postal telegraph, a system advocated by his predecessor. The conditions of this country, he says, are such as would enormously increase the large deficit, He takes as example the system in Great Britain whiob is a comparatively small territory and shows that the postal telegraph entails a total annual loss of $3,000,000. He points out that in a country where the territory is so large, tbe cost ot a postal telegraph would far exceed any possible receipts or benefits. Mr. Bissell gives the following, daily average business of the department,' which shows tbe vastuees ot the postal service: Number of miles of postroate run, l.H-O.OiK); stamps manufactured, 8,80i),(K)0; envelopes manufaotnted,l,800,- 000; postal cards manufactured, 1,500,- OOU; pieces mailed, 15,700,000; letters mailed, 8,400,000; pieces of mail matter distributed and redistributed by railway postal clerks, 37,500,000; pieces handled in dead letter office, 34,000; daily transaction in money order business, )l,luO,OOU; daily expenses, tSBl.ldO. Tbe postmaster general believes in oivll service in the postofflce department, He says: "If the system bos produced such good results in the clerical force of the department, it is reasonable to inquire whether something like it could not be applied with advantage to the lower grades of postmasters." Mr. Bissell closes his report with a request that a new building be provided for the postofflce department. He says interest on the construction of an adequate building would be less than the amount of rent paid. Prominent Mathematician Dead. WASHINGTON, Nov. Utt.— James Main, a well known mathematician, is dead, aged 84 years. He was at one time pro- fasaor of mathematics in Edinburgh university and was sent by the British government to Cape Town, Africa, to conduct important astronomical observations. He came to the United States and for many years was employed hi the ooast geodetic survey. Uovcrnor Vtnanjer't Sun DIM. WlLUAMSTOWN, MoSS., Nov. i!«.— Horace Nathaniel Pennoyer, aged 19 yean, the only sou of Governor Pennoyer of Oregon, died here of typhoid fever. He was a member of the Freshman class at. Williams college and baa been sick about two wookg. He cs.v.rht cold at the Williams-Cornell football game at Albany, Nov. 10, and wag taken to tjp college infirmary, Ho was canvak'gcing utjfu Saturday morning, Wheu acute peritonitis sot in. A telegram was sent to his purefiti early iii the week and his mother )uu1 got as far as Chicago when uu\vs of her son's death reached her. She will await thero for the body. CHANCES FOB DEBATE. Many Resolutions Offered In Transmississippi Congress, DI80U88 BEET SUGAR INDUSTRY, B*nlUon of frebntkk •o AddrcM on the Subject— Full Lilt of Italy TliroBtciin Itrnill. NEW You*, Nov. iiO.— Th« special dispatch from Kio de Janeiro says: Italy has decided to send a fleet ngtiinst this country, it hi learned, on account of Brazil's refusal to arbitrate a pending question. Though tbe action of the government la universally approved hero, t? resident Morass will prepare new provisions and forward them to the Italian government. The United States may be asked to arbitrate. Part of Brazil's fleet has left with sealed orders, Or*t«tal (a VnoU S*u>. MAPUTO, Nov. 36.— Commander Willism H. Brownson and the other officers of the cruiser Detroit were given an audience by the quHon.regimt. Her majesty expressed her admiration and her gratitude for the reception granted tbe Infanta JBulalie on the occasion of the latter's visit to America as the representative ot tbe queen-regent. Her majesty also said she greatly appreciated the respect shown for Spain at the Chicago Columbian exposition. O«MM*t««l9» Nut OMttfeetwr, LOMXJN, Nov. 8«,—Th» Anglo-Ainori' can owoolatlou of this olty regard* the personnel of the oouunUalou apitolnted bytheporteto investigate tho slleged outrages In Armenia as unsuitable for the mission, Members of the tu*aol». tiou do nottxtllevo that they will Uo mom than reoonunend the wholesale arrest and trial of those Armenians who were fortunate enough to escape to the moun- tatus. . ' ROOHB8TSB, N. Y.; Nov. %. -Bishop McQuald a* the Homau Catholic Oath. edral lu this city proachw) a B»n«utlou»l teruiait in which he deuounue« the ao- tlou of ArubbUliup IroUtttd Ui vomlug to tbi» Htuto *ud taking part iu the Uit political Walt* i» * u«i»g»t4., Nov. !)«.— Governor Watte (eft thu o4iy over the Union IV-idc fur St. Luula, svlitii-o Uo wilU uuwitwlppl «wgrw ai « aelwate. Con«lder*t!on Ht the atoning 8«nlo«. George L. Cannon of Utah Pr«ildad. ST. Louts, Nov. 27.— The Monday afternoon setsion of the transmississippt congress convened at H o'clock. Immediately the. selection of the different com* mittees were announced and the members thereof retired to prepare their reports. Ex-Governor Prince of New Mexico, upon invitation of President Whitmore, then took the chair. Upon motion of Delegate flnntoon of Iowa the Missouri river improvement commission was formally invited to attend the convention and enlighten it upon the progress of the work of improvement. The introduction of resolutions to be referred without debate to the committee on resolutions when that committee shall be appointed was then begun. Among the number presented were: A memorial to congress favoring the construction of the Nicaragua canal nndei the control and supervision of the United States government; a resolution demanding the defeat of the free lead bill DOW before the United States senate, by Delegate Lubin of California; favoring the payment of a bounty upon exported agricultural products, as a just return for the aid afforded manufacturers by protective tariffs; favoring appropriation by the federal government for the completion of the Hennepin canal; favoring • tariff commission with plenary powers, thereby removing that matter from the influence of the mutations of parties; a memorial covering all the subjects to. come before the congress and suggesting curative processes for all the ills of the financial system, M relating to silver; also resolutions favoring governmental construction of a deep water harbor for Southern California at San Pedro; faviring the restoration by the independent action of the United States of silver to its status prior to the enactment of the law of 187H; favoring free gold and silver coinage at the ratio of 16 to 1; providing for the use of coin certificates and enabling and dimcting the retirement of national bank notes as fast as bonds supporting them can be paid and taken up by the coinage of gold and silver; favoring the use of silver coinage to the fullest extent possible at such ratio as may be susceptible of being definitely maintained; also indorsing the efforts of the government to secure the more extended use of silver by other nation*; urging immediate action toward the opening of the Uncompaghre and Uintah reservations, as provided by act of Aug. 10 lost; urging the improvement of the commercial facilities of Alaska; favoring government aid in the removal of mining deoris from the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers in California, favoring the refusal by this congress to adopt any recommendation as to silver or the tariff, and urging tba opening of the Indian territory in order to put on end to outlawry. An Addrtw 05 D)«t Sagtr. I"-*. An address upon the beet sugar industry occupied the convention' for some time, its deliverer being Delegate 8. H. Hamilton of Nebraska. At Delegate Black's (Wash.) suggestion the executive committee was instructed to present not later than Wednesday morning the plan of permanent organization which it was directed by the San Francisco congress to prepare. The convention at this stage ordered that the committee ou resolutions consist of two members from each state and territory represented to be named by the state delegations. The committee on credentials reported a full lilt of delegates which was accepted. Recess till evening. The attendance at the evening session, at which irrigation was the set subject for discussion, was rather light. At President Whitmore's request George L. Cannon of Utah took the chair and introduced the subject for dismission With a brief review of his own experience in the past 47 yean with the growing of crops by artificial overflowing of otherwise desert lands. The opening paper of the evening was open "The Water Supply of (be Rocky Mountain Region," and mad by F. H. Newell, of the United States geological survey. The paper was a general review of the subject, present- tug mote, especially the fact that the area of lightest rainfall ia coincident with the Uuda still held in government ownership, Hon. Elwood Meade, state engineer of Wyoming, next read a paper upon "R»- olaiutatiou of Arid Lands," dutuustiug more especially the look of concert of action between the authorities in the control of the water and those in control of the land. "Irrigation a Living National Issue" WM the subject of a jwpor by Editor W. E, Smyths, of The Irrigation Age. The tenor of his rework* WM that no IMQB, be it irrigation or otherwise, which af> feots over 10 small a portion of the oouii- try, can, if it tends to tho good of that portion, bo a local lwu«, At the canolu* »io» of Mr. Binytbe's ad4re*», the cou* grew adjourned, Thu Colorado dalegnflou organlXMl by ttleotiug Governor Waito uh linuiw*; j, W. Dn-w, Aspen, noorotary, A. L, John- sou aud Cougivfrtuiun 8Ji»fratli, on tlio resolutions oowmittoo; 0. A. Smith, Col- oroilo tiprlogi, on tho oralontiul commit- t«e: U. £. doodtfl, ooiumittoo ou ix»nna* u«n argttuiicttUau; A. Fkk, committee on rul<« aud order of builnuat. Mr. Pisk U it candidate (or iH>ru»auyut of tliu convention. Good ; ESSENTIAL HEALTH. Vou cannot "b."*mm>iiji i| mu.^ If jroii are troubled irtth BOILS, ULCERSc I PIMPLES, SORES £ vour blood is bad. A few bottles ot 8. S. S. will •/thoroughly cleanse the system, remove all Im- Xpuiities and build you up. All manner of wem- ^CLEARED AWAY by its use. His t tic best blood remedy on earth iThotisjnds who htwe used It say so. ) " My blood was badly poisoned last year, wnicnffotttty whole system out of order—diseased Mid »«mttants«»c« ;of suffrrintt no appetite, no enjoyment of life, Two bottles •SKJM brought me rlglit nut. There it no better •aftl remedy for Mootl disuses., JSca JOHN RAVIN, D<^ton, Ohio. ; ITveatise dp blood and Ma diseases mailed free. SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., Atlanta, G*. > KANSAS WHEAT IN BAD SHAPE. Pa finer a In the Wettcm Portion .of the State Are Olnconrncad. TOPKKA, Kan., Nov. 27.—Three-fourths of the wheat crop sown in the western | third of Kansas this fall is ruined by the ( continued drouth. The latter part of September light rains fell which, caused tb* grain to sprout, but in thousands of fields tbe plant is dead. In the central belt ground is very dry, and the plant will die if rains do not come soon. Men from that section say farmers are greatly discouraged by the continued drouth. PJTTSBUBO, Kan., Nov. 87.— Another protracted drouth in this section is doing much damage. Winter wheat is suffering bsdly and all small adjacent streams being dried up, stock is having a bad time. It has been two months since ths last rain fell. lit* O*U>. Pwrii, Nyv aJ.— Fr.mc.ls tlw ouUi \>t aUcHUnco to king, ISwpwor Fronub) Joseph, Omnlbni Injunction Had* Permanent. Los ANQGLRS, Cal., Nov. 27.—The famous omnibus injunction against E. V. Debs, the president of the A. R. U. and 60 others, issued by Judge Rosa early in the strike, forbidding the defendants t* in any way interfere with the moving ot mail trains, was brought up in the United States circuit court on a plea of pro* oonfessa to complaint. Judge Ross issued a decree on the plea making the injunction perpetual. Miner's Wiigvi •X<jT»nc«O.' PmsBTOQ, Nov. 27.—The New Yo*l and Cleveland Gas company has ad< vanced the wages of their miners at Plumb and Sandy Creek from 5U to OS cents per ton, the men signing an agreement not to join any labor organisation. The increase affects about 4,000 miners. Vive Cltle* In ttu KM*. CHICAGO, Nov. i'7.—Chief Sargent ot the Locomotive Firemen says that thl firemen's headquarters committee is now out visiting Kvansville, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Peoria aud. Columbus and that the headquarters will go to one of these five towns vets j5Qon. A FJNE GAME IN EACH i-ib .PACKAGE OF LION CoFFur.. , UNTIL CHRISTMAS MANY DIFFERENT KINDS if ^JSiiiTrxDi e* c>**\r^ *-^_ DRINK LION COFFCl FINE PAR LOR GAMES. ITyour dealer doea not keep it for Mlo.'MTito u» bin uuue and •ddmw. Uwt wo muy plaoa It on Woolwni Bploo ock, Toledo, Ok KANNE & ZERWAS, MEAT MARKET m»h, flam, Pouitrr, ste. ALL OKDB08 4HR PROiH>TL ORU?UO» Oornar 6tu and Aiinm* streets. Oarcgli, u. -AT- WHIMS OUU HTOCK LAHft —• WV. WlUt H|UUb — ft It. &*h liiUuisdTaWss.,,... Bard wood Ohambw (Ma Ji-B* i a ( .lndle wool) OhuiM, n#r art..,. 949 ^TW* must radius) our tloA MM! Utass pries* sorely oa jhk to do it.

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