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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, July 9, 1896
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ohii Grays COKNER. ..•On the following items: All kinds of warm weather dress . .-leodr, nil kinds of gauze .underwear ;,;lor ladies, gents aud children; all kluds "•f gold, silk and leather belts; nil kinds -:•* Jaces anil trlmmlnKS and nil other ' kinds of goods. greatest Discovery or tne I9tli Century. Dr. Tettgne't NIW RXHKUT Jlmllcatetl Air for the Cure ol CHtnrrl|, A«ti>ina and all Pnlmormrj DlMSi««, It has no eouul ' Slok and Nor»ou« Htail- nchc, 1,000,0»XI HBOple aio iinnunllj Irom th« abovD niun«i rtlseaan. Wny SDlter and die, whfn M«aic«ted Ale U fJMUeat«i} Alrniul Drug Co., Richmond, Ind., V, 3. A. H !• the best remedy on earth for La It will give Immediate relief Twill effect a c« r e where all other fall. •old by B. F. Keeeltag. KROEGER & STRAIN, Undertakers & Embalmers. 010 BROADWAY. DAILY JOURNAL published every day In the week (except Monday) by the Louanaport Journal Company. W- 8. WRIGHT A. HARDY C W. GRAVES v«. B. BOTER Preuident Vlc« President Secretary Treasurer Pries per Annum «-* J Price per Month • *> Official Paper of City and County. •' (Entered as Becond-claw mall-matter at tbc Logansport Po*t Office, February S. THURSDAY, JULY 0, 1S9C. REPUBLICAN TICKET. For Pnwldent. WILLIAM MeKINLKY JK. oCOIllo. I'or Vlce-I'r«»IUes»t, . GARTIKTT A. HOBAKT of New Jersey. For Governor, , JAMES A. MOUNT of Mon»«omery county For Lieutenant Governor, W. 8. HACGABU cf Tlppocanoe County. For Secretary of State, WILLIAM D. OWEN 1 of C»n» County. F«r Auditor of State, AMEBICDS V. DAII.KV of Doone county. For Treasurer of Stnte, •VKD J. SCHOLZ of Vanderberg county. For Attorney General, WILLIAM A.KETCH AM of Marlon county For Reporter of Supreme Court, OHAKLKSF.BEJIY of Bartholomew • W0r Superintendent of 1'ubllc Imttrnctlon, D. M. GEKTING of Harrliion county For State StiitUtlcan, 8. J. THOMPSON of Shell>y county. TOT Jiidgen of the Appellate Court, Flrnt I)l»trlct, WOODFOBD IIOBINSON of G11»on county Hecond IM»tri«t, W. B.HIBNIJ5T of K'niih county. Third Dlitrlot, D. W, COMSTOCK of Wayne county Fourth District, JAMES B. 1ILACK, of Marlou county, Fifth Dlntrk-t, U. Z. WILKTf of Menton county. Klecton at Large, H.,0. THAYKK, CHAS. F. JONES. FOB CONGKESS, GKOBGE W. STKELJS, For Joint Bepremintatlvo, WILLIAM T. WILSON of CUM county. for BeprewuUMlve-CHAHLES B . LONG. »*rPro«MUtor-CMABLES K. HALE. WOT Clerk-JOSEPH O. GBACE. for Treanurer-llENJASJIN F.KKESLING Far Sheriff— I. A. ADAM'S. Far Survey or-A. H. DODD For Coroner— DB. J. A. DOWNEY. For AIMIMOI— JOSEPH HABB. •For Commlmloner, Fl«t I>l»trlct-JOIHJ Dlrtrlot— : JtoT Coinmliwloner. Third ABRAHAM SHIDKLEIt. SILVER AND GOI^D FIGURES. . The treflsury (told reserve wnn agnlu reduewl Inst week by the cxixa-tatlon of 11,350,000. 'Hie heavy '(Jnriii on tbe re- jgorvc indw«<l Oie SccMrtwry of tlw Treasmiy to rotliuee Ch« premium from % to 1-10 por eettt on. Rold bars, for export, to tennipt slilppers to tako bnrs In- Utoia of (.-ota. There Is -a wide differ^ cince liu tone amount of excess golf] .ownetT nt' tilic hi«i*traT this week, nnd that on-hiimd the coin-espontUn)? week of 1805. The silver on hjiad 'in excess ot outsiiMKlinjT centilflokes, on, the contrary, l's.*37,147.730, «RHtost $28,315;724 In the aimc week tast 'year, showing ' that th«ro hns been a.Utayy withdrawal from cliixJiilaitlon of tl>e "money ot the people," from which Jt.ls evident the people prefer tho. more convenient paper, 'in fact, sHyer dollars baye been added ^to this excels wlt'lita the .last '•week to' fine' iwnovui*" of .lfl.602,531. Thcee who want more Oliver dollars put •Into cUx:ula'tlon, caonot get around the fact that thoso sauie coins ; are steadily dropping out and taklug up •storage room In, 'Hie vaults, already .TOwdwl vitili-stlvur. The large exports of gold might be expected, in time, to make room tv«- rhe jwR-kiiug away of th.e '•money erf Wie people," but the dead- eiiilng oif the nnwMdy • white'dollare ' more rapid even'than tlie sti '"oM coins. ill A TilAROS .THICK. Government receipts for .'Hmo /were nearly .*2,r.00.0(.>0 above expenses, anil thu dellclt fertile year ending with June was but. $:>ii.(H2,OQO. The preceding year it was $-lU.-iriS',90n, and during the last year of tlie McKluley law the slic itinouiifreil to HS72,:52."i,*l8.—Pharos. The statement That the last year of tl McKI'iiley law was a year of deficit revenue receipts is a deliberate false liood. Tlie surplus Hiat year was more than $2,000,000. This was 1893, wilien a Democ-RHlc Congress awl a radical Free Trade President were threatening flu: country with Mio blight, of their pol Icy. Tho Pharos gave'dhe deficiency un der theWUson Wll I'or 1895, but omitted tilirougli a pa.rdoua.ble oversijrht, thi statwiwnt ' for 1894, which place: atrainst tihe Democratic low tariff a de tk-ieney of ,<(irt,S03,2GO. Benny can be excused for failing to see this trifling Item against his party, as-his eyesight lins been Impaired by ingltt-study In the search of argwuiointe to sustain hUn In •his Hop from sound money to the sliver side of Ills party. He is not accountable for the writing of.,a. $2,000,000 Re-publican surplus as a $72,000,000 Me Kinley deficit. The 1 Pharos ran go Just so far i,n a truthful vein, and then it liilise*. Habit has something to do with truth-tolling as wLtli voting. . ., GOING DEMOCRATIC. Ji;. Dun's Revienv: Extended reviews of flie liaif yoivr's opea-atlous in l' lirsinclies of .niiuniCaoruire.go tar plalniiiK Jiumci-ous stopixigcs. In i«ns they are wtllWHt concert, niiills \vjiiting for ot\l«-s, tlie sites not liiiVlng been a tlilnl of last year's for the siune week. Piioos are depressed, but still depend on foreign' possibilities. Maaiufactuiins failures for the quarter were .802 ngatast 007 .for tlie saine utme last year; The average of llabili- tiles was $24,280. Tf«d'lrrg fall^i-es wore 2.13S against 2,228 last year., Complete failure imports for the-second quarter of .1800, April'l-Jraie.30 In- cilnslve, cover 2,905 to tlie United States, against 2,855 In the same t'lnart- er of last year, bxtt MabLMics of"!F*0,' ! 444,547 agtitost $41,020,201, the average per fadUire beiiaK $13,504 against.$14,370 last yttir. ' -V ; 1 - 1 • There is notMng In pix^pect ' tliirt furjiLshes gixnind for tape. Only a moderaie mending Is looked for In the fall business. ANOTHER WILD IDEA. No plan is sugKeeted for the prevention of flic importation; of silver for free coinage from Mexico and other countries. A gentleman who"advocates tlie 1G to 1 proposition glibly and recklessly stated recently that a., protective duty or an embargo could be placed on silver coined In- foreign countries as well as upon ninnnCaotuiwd articles produced abroad. Such Idle talk as the above Is uot.effecth-e. Coin cannot be dealt wlfli as a commodity. TJie sooner this idea IB given up the better. Wilth ju> embai'go 011 the silver coin of the world what would ''become; of trade relations and the etabllslied'.sys- tem of exchange with silver basis nations? Would they not turn tneir tnule to those countries where the white coins arc taken? The Adea of an embargo i« only one of many flimsy fallacies wltlii wli'ltli hard-pressed advocates of free and unHmlted coinage are forced' to. ; bolster up their wise. Tlie-plan is as Impracticable and ImposslMe as most suggestions advanced' by the agents of. sllver-miue owners. The tonilgraitlon bill providing forau educatlomil test, .of eiixrU foreigner landing uix>n Anioricaiii shoi-es, excepting parents of foi-elgneis aiready, landed, and barring the Oa'nudlua workluginau wbo eomcs acn-oes tlie bowler to -work, retnilniiing a residence In Canada, Is on the' Sonaite calendar. Tne press of the c-oiiatry has done mudi to bi'tag tJie bill into pii'Mic favor, and i'ts-passage will probably be demanded. The; re- qnilremenit Is that tLe Immlgraint must bo able'to read awl write EnfjMsh, or at least his native lamgungji.'' The test wiould bnve been most beneflcdal lifld)it beeji in force dtiirlmg the; many years it foix^gm countetes' haye been slilp- ff. tlHslr' scouitags to. i Henry M. Stanley in \v3iom America- takes pride, tliougli"he was boi-u-'in .Wales, is reporacd ; fly-lngi .,T-he news will be received with' profound sor- i»w in itilu) limited States 'by:those who know the maa'amd Ms ,'grea.t works. The Ynle crew is.not;idtacouragetl 'lit its expected defeat at ; gentey, but tlie Yankee boys know TbJs-fall .Hi* 10 to 1 rpopposltlon'wfll prove to roenn sixteen -Republicans': to one Democrat. ' ' . •:•<•'••.. Sena-toi- Turpie stood by Goveri»b7 Matthews 1m seren : different. Plans of .the Venezuelan Commission for the Summer Months. .WtU Buve Mo«tlrt«^ a« pftcn ai It Doom* i«Miiry«f-Mo 'A|fent to. Bo Sent to MadrM—yehatuolu Furnluli- ': . j AIU. ' " ..' . ">).- . The Venezuelan government has pre- ecoted to tW~VBn'ezuelau'commission the second volume of its certified copies of Spanish archives bearing upon,the boundary dispute and has promised the third nud concluding volnaie in a Jew days.. Those books consist of about'300 printed puges each nnd are BO exhaustive of the material befc'eved to exist amjong Spanish bl8torfe^<*ecordB't-(idt the' commission has concluded . fr|>m their examination thnWt wil^be siiplpr- fluous, in all probability, to send any agent to Madrid for orig-inal research as It was at first thought to be-necesr Hary. It will trust entirely to ihe British blue books and the Venezuelan documents, as It is believed .that neither government has overlooked any evidence a I Seville or Madrid. The commission is expecting further Important results from the inycftiga? ••lions of its representatives in Holland" fcnd Rome and has decided In view of churacteT""oT" tBe"" evidence""rib'w leveloped not to attempt to reach definite conclusions on the many points nt issue with unnecessary haste, but to wait a.lew months longer before arriving nt a decision of the dispute. All the members will continue ^their studies of the evidence.-rand the repprts which have been.presnted by thwcoin- mission's experts^ and •• alt-hough Mpa- rated much of the time from their colleagues, will each be in'close touch with their ollices at Washington during July and August. Justice Brewer h$«-fllready gone-to Lake Champlhin aid Hcof.' Oilman to North East Harbor, Me. Both have .their secretaries witn^hera'and expect •\o accomplish more work in the next •nionth or so thuu/.Uuy^could do .in Washington during"1h"e~heated term". Prof. Andrew D. White, is now at Ithaca, and Judge Alvey is nt Hogers- town, Md. Th£Mfa)* agreed to meet the other memberBJit;any time during the summer that a consultation may be thought desirable, and It is probable that such a meeting will be held next month nt Boston, Secretary Malet- Prevost having taken n cottage near there at Beach Bluff. Mr. Prevost will Jlje In Washington at least twice a month during the summer and will be In constant communication yfith^ie commissioners. ' J? : $ fj' The clerical fc||e w«bfkept nt the headquarters, in W.a^Jmisttm/and will ;be busily engaged In keeping up the records, reports nnd map work' not yet completed.' Commissioner Coudert Is the only .member who y w,ill go abroad, and he will'visit Rome 'to examine and repeat jfipon nn interesting collection from the Vatican of mutetfal affecting the case.' CO-EDS JOIN IN A RUSH. Prompted by » Fair Frwhman Occupy,i ' ' lot the '96 Bench. r A -jolly quintet of Chicago university co-eds furnished tie residents of divinity and graduate dormitories with lots of fiin for about ,30 minutes the other morning. The fun was in the nature of a "riisH";. between four seniors and a lone freshman,: and when it waa over the latter bore the appearance of one who had seea.b^tcr days. The "rush" was ^caused by action of the freshman who had snugly ensconsed herself on the bench recently placed in front of Cobb Hall by tbe class of '96. The bench waa glvtn tlfthe senior colleges with the .understanding that none but seniors be piSriikitMSi to rest themselves thereon and that if any fresh- irmn be found there, quick action should be taken in removing him or her; as the case might be^. Little, thought tjie proposers of the Hea!'*aKtti«; first-offender would be *-cc*w8, arid, after the first encounter, they are a trifle fearful of wh»t their harmless intention ma.y develop into. The freshman put up a plucky fight while the "rush" lasted, but ns the odds were four to one against her, she -was forced to succumb to circumstances nnd when lost seen was endeavoring to rid. herseM,of jMge chunks of mud ri-nd mortar. Cfhft residents of the adjacent balls were interested witnesses of the battle, roynl and encour- iged : the : fair treshnmn^jfyelling.out ijich .phrases as" "Go It.'fresh'yl" and BOY DIVIS FROM .EADS BRIDGE. Ho Flange* Head Flint'from the Structure to tbe Water'Bciow. Albert J. Baker,''ud»d>-1.9,'who ; lives: with his uncle, J. W. .Cinder, made, the first dive Into the'Mississippi river tne other day ever taken--from the Ends bridge. • !/>•..•''.' •• For weeks young Baker has ( b^en fired, with an ambition to'jump off the big bridge and has^'beSri practicing almost daily at the nnt«toHuin. ;He was- particularly anxious to j.uinp head first and not feet first, as all'fhc'juinpera before him had tlone. This'he-did. <md he Sid It well and successfully, inking.the first bonn flde dive ever made from the Ends bridge. '•'' """•••"i 1 ".;'" " .The distance from' the" top--of.the- bridge to tbe wafer isi 125) ifeet; • Bffker struck the water -.head -.-first and soon came up. He swam, abput,2,50 fttet.to a .waiting tug and was taken;op,board without having receive^ a hurt. • . ... ,... . -John! V. BohaBnon. of BaJU.nibre, and hla family huve for 'their home four un- tiAd street cara, wKtcn n«i ; .na» had niityved to a piece of grotii>d : m the suburbs, where he doesimotihave-topay any rent. Hejx>ughtth« ow»' f OT t*n'dolla« each, and he.dec.lwiert^atAheyvmnke ft comfortable '" - ' ' ' " A L»rg*iC<ra«ty;:':'i;."' -. • San nernordino,- Qri*-ita\!the. Jargcct county In ,tbe Oijte^l S'taitei, covering H,172 ' , MRS. POTTEfJ»PALMER RETURNS Talki Entertainingly Abont the Bplenricr of tlie Czur'i Coronation. Col. aid' Mrs. Fred Grant met the Lucania, on which were Mrs. Potter Palmer and >JIiss. Vivian Sortoris, on her arrival the other night. Thi? party was returning from Moscow, where they went to witness the coronation o the Kussiau monarch. Mrs. Palmer ' was delig-bteiff with he* trip. She spoke at length of the magnificent pageants, o'f the exquisite costumes und ihcgrum display at the festivities. She found : the empress a very .beautiful a'nd'gra • cious lady, 'of fine culture and swee disposition. Mrs. PoJmcr felt hurc that the ; lirissian people could not bu' be elevated by this reign. She did .not witness the terrible catas trophe, and was appalled whsn she heard of it. ., The. .empress was so over come by the account of the ailair tho. at ttr reccption.the next clay 'she broke down several times and sobbed aJoud TheSRussian people are so superstitions Mrs. ; Palmer: -says; that they (ill look upon this catastrophe, coming when, i' did, .as a foreruuner of evil during the reign.. Mrs. Palmer, was more than pleaaet iviith the costumes, the various colors ' denoting the different ranks. No blaick could be worn, -as Kuasian cus .torn made it ,» discourtesy to do so Ou'r minJster, - Mr. Breckinridge, who was 'her host, was the first represerita tiveSof this country to appear In the regjation court dress with kne< breeches and buckles. He had askec advice of the state department before doing so and i was told to conform- to ''tne rule. Potter Palmer was with his •wife. ' . • Mrs, Pointer visited Puria and took gre4t 'interest in the preparations for the rexpooltion of 1000. She said-thai they are on'such n grand scale and that such a lavish 1 expenditure of money' 1 is being made that. «he believed that il will even. .eclipse the Chicago world's fa'ir. • _ _ A REMARkABLE FALLING OFF. Export Tri»de to the United State! from Bradford Couiulxr blitrlct In En|{l»nd. A rcrirffrkatole' falling off- in the exports .io-'-theii.'Cnited i States from the I'.i-adford consular district in Englanrl tiuring- tlii^. past -four months has caused rinisi(]i;riiVjli> .surprise iu commcrcia.! circ.les'uriil Mr. Claude Meeker, United Skiies consul at Bradford, has called tiie at-tehtioii'-ci'f the state department to -!.he-Wntr<ir-'ih'U'si)«ciarreix)rt. .The jiriiioipul item affected hjjsbecn worst">il r.on,(-iiigs •for.meu.'s wear, closely fol- lov.'dcl - by. stuffs comprisiug liniu dress' goods,' etc.. Worsted coatings EliPY a doorcase of $l.-IGO,8CO, or 53 per ci;n4,'''a»'cl' ^hc : hitter of S1,343,7JO; or 44 i;cr ceii'ti :; Cottoii goods is credited with a Oiifcrcase of $1TO,-IS5, equivalent to 'ti <:cr cent. 1 .'A noticeable exception to the «-;'iicral trend Safin woolens, which show '.< dc.ureuseof 2y/pt'rcent,'on.ly, , In wool tlifire .is. a decrease of $506,330, equiv- iilan't to G2"pcr 'cent, Tlie shipments of machinery have increased to the ex tent of $83,965, equivaJent to 152 per ct.'Ut-.,-the only article of note not show if.g jdepeuse. . ...... TO REMAIN UNTIL FALL. Fottponet Hl> Departure at tbe i - I'ope'c'-RequMt. ' It! is understood that the departure of Cardinal Satolli for Komc has been de- ferrfed-iintil the autumn. . The cardinal has (been anxious to return and had arranged to leave about this time. A few daya st'.tce, he received a personal letter f ronji 'Uie'holy Ita'ther 'intimating a desire' tbttThc should remain in the United Stutiis ; 'rt'feV<' ! inohthslonger,.but'maklng the nlat'tcr optional with him. He ha« determined to-remain. .. It is believ.ed. that th«-,reason, jfhy the pontifical iru* tlioritioa.prefe^jhip presence for awhile longer in'this'couhtry is tho difficulty in selecting, a propeV'successor. Thc-car? dinal, iff a. recent r: 'conversation, spoke with hiueli ein'6tibii-of the courtesyand kiDdnessf':whioh"Kave been almost his unvarying .experience in tbe United States. He iaid : .l)e should be glad cfco remember ( what, .some of -his ktofl friends here hlid requested, that -.-he, must alwn'iVcoTn's'iner himself nn Ameis- iuan cnrdinaf.''' 1 ' " ' i<xj TAKEN 'CAPTIVE BY New Varbr AKehuolnEUt Aecettrot *! n Uenrie..i,. Bergmnnn, an nrchaeolo 1 gist from New York, who left Henn* billo, Mexico, three mou'ths ago o»c* trip through-the'-Ydqui Indian country,, bis Intent-ion being'to traverse that wHd tsuctaonra'nd strike, the. railroad a-t Chi-^ imahua. has returned to Hennosillti,, and Is.iu -a bad condition as a result ot- his experience ."with the Ya<yiis. He< states that'he had hardly entered tfee^ Indiar. eduntiy when' he was taken cap-' tivei and confined in an- Indian camip ; . for bver two months. He was given, but. [ittfc : -..to-eat, a«d was stripped of aHi 11 ' i clothing. W ; hen released he was <£•• ~_.-te<lto the limit of ithc.Yaqui oountty; nnd given orders to never enter uga.ih.1 Etc states that the Indian^ are uil.welli iirhied,. and have an abundance of. money;-with.which to continue their' ca.irip.aign against , the government troops. ... Patriotic Cuban Women. "Sejibra P. ilotro, the only woman who _ioids an officer's 'commission under Gomez, and'.who commands a battalion of 200 devoted -inch, while her husband U a. colonel to''the Spanish armj'i deserves something -more -than>- common .praise !br high. ; principle ..and patriotism. There are also '.other Cubnii .women,, moved by equal : patriotic zeal; who are, ^ghting fn the iroiika as common sol- ditirB. -When'ihierwomen of the countrj- are fcoveoV to:lpave.,t,he ; famlly hearth- Btone to engage in personal conflict in he.cnuse of Indepep^ence it augurs veil for thf Buccesfl-'b'f the national '- i. - ' I.K'o«» Trio. The rose tree wa»'fntro<luced Into Europe from Dan1aKfuTT5y"tbe Crusader*. ft- flrtt' appeare>d"ln*tEngland, in' the year 1306. ,,"-•.• ;• -' Highest of all in Le»T«ning Power.—Latest U. SJ Gov^t Report Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE ITS ULTIMATE END. Disposition to Bo .Made of the Big St Louis Convention Hall. After November Iftt Its D*yt of Uieral- u«>i Will Be Over and It IVra Be Torn Down—It Now Dismantled. The erstwhile bravely adorned Auditorium that rung with the defiance of the free silver men and the cheers of the McKinleyites and Hannu canip followers is a dismantled and lonely monument to departed enth«siasm. J. Anthony Gorman, of San Francisco, to whom belongs the credit of the simple but beautiful decorations, has completed the work of dehabilitating the big hall. He will ship all the silken paraphernalia to the city by the golden gate and it will be used in a carnival to be held in California's metropolis this fall. He presented souvenirs of the convention in thft form of flags and pictures to John M. Thurston, C. W. Fairbanks and Cbauncey Dcpew, and to Mrs. McKinlcy he sent one of the largest flags. The background or foundation of the decorations will be left for the inspiration of the populist brothers. Tbe draperies ,of the wooden columns and the bands of red, white nnd blue bunting that defined the railings of the galleries, as well as those which softened ihe light that fell .through the "monitor," or big Ekylight, will serve as a, substantial nucleus of such adornment as the populists desire. But the big building, guarded by two policemen, is gloomy now in contrast with its aspect when instinct with life' a few days ngo. The furniture will remain .there until the dose oE the convention, which will be held July 22, after which the building committee will probably sell the 15,000 chairs nnd dispose in a similar fashion of the remaining accessories. The ball itself will stand until November 1. After that it will become the property of the contractor, Kichard P .McClure, who will have it torn down lind sell the salvage as old lumber. Bj the terms of the contract, the building will be for rent for big meetings and rallies until that date. It will be useless during the winter, for it would cost not less than $10,000 to put a heating plant.into the immense-building. The ground it occupies will be converted into a city park next spring. The structure is net only of interest because of the convention just closed, nnd;the one shortly to be held therein, but;because of the fact that 'it was erected in a less time than any other building of ite class in the history of architecture, says the St. Louis Eepub- lie. Work was begun on it April 1 and in six weeks it was ready for occupancy. No one, unless it were the busy contractor, worked overtime. The eight>hour rule was ctric.tly adhered to. Another notable fact v.-ns that there •was not an accident in connection with any portion of the work. Few large buildings there be which have not'becn to some degree altars for the sacrifice of human life. Every precaution was taken, lo prevent injury to the work men. The cont-ractorerijoined extreme care, with tii: happy results referred to. AlthoughMr.McClurewill have 1.500,000 feet of lumber nt his disposal when the big building is torn down, he says his \yill be RDiall'prbflt, If any, as tbe ex- pense.ot undoing the work of April will cost as much us.he ; onn renli-«! from the lumber, which will then, of course, be sccoiidrhand. It took 50,000 pounds of nails to put the'great structure together, and-such as these thnt remnin true,to their original rectilinearnoss will alBO be-available.' The timber i» nil yellow pine, brought from Williamsville, ou the St. Francis river. Until November 1, which will see the initial work in its demolition, thi! building will be in charge of Sam. Kennard, William II. Thompson and Bichard C. Kerens. lubtkBs it will be o popular place for rallies In the early'fall., . " MONSTER 'AjST'S FATAL STING. Georgia 1107 I• Stricken In a Cotton-Field •od I>lei In Agony. Ben" Harris, the 18-yenr-oId non of a farmer, was baling cotton in a lorgc field near Pond Springs, Ga., when a laborer working near him heard the boy .give a wild scream. • The'young mn.n then ran a few'feet and sank to the ground, writhing and screaming in ngony. In ten : minutes the boy was dead. An examination, showed that Harris had been stung, by' a "bull ant," ns the insect is cnlled in tha.t country. The nnt was found clinging to the swollen purple ankle of. the unfortunate lad nnd was secured . nnd preserved by David Hall, n Clmttanoo- r», who was. in -the vicinity. , Mr. -Hall mid that "bull ants" are numerous in the Pigeon' mountains, the scene of yowng-BorriV death. They are about nn inch.In length and.,have a stinger which is fully Thnlf an. inch, long:- One. other cnse .is on.".record where the bite of the insect.pK>ye_d.fatal. - -. • , i • '- Wanted X Rajr*. The -amount of ignorance that prevails : regarding ;the Boentgen rnys is ittle short of marvelous, when it i* considered how fully the matter bus been discussed in the newspapers." Edison received a few d».y» "fiT 0 °* his aboratory at Orange,' Jf.'J., the hollowr eye piece*'of a pair of opera glasses with the requert ,th«t he ?'fit them with thc-'X r»y»" «nd return ttie.m tp^nc. Vermont Bender. ', Evidently,tl)fa,£reen mountain, individual hod a desire to see things. Another eeeker after the unobtainable, ^writing from Pottstowa,' Pa.,, sent the following matter-of-fact epistle: "Thomas A. F^lison—Dear Sir: Will you please send' me one pound of X rays and bill BB soon as possible." This "order was filed-awny with the opera glasses.' THEY HAVE A NARROW ESCAPE. Kx-Prwldent and Mr*. Harrlion MlM •*• rlooi Injury. Ex-President and .Mrs. Harrison were in extreme danger of being crushed between an electric car and a trolley pole on East Washington street, Indianapolis, Ind., the other afternoon. They were in their carriage, drawn by two spirited horses and driven by the colored coachman. When the driver essayed to cross the street he evidently did not observe an electric car that stood on the north track a few feet from an electric pole. As the driver turned upon the track the horses became excited and at the same moment the gong of another car sounded a few yards distant going easton the opposite tratk. The. driver evidently realized his perilous position and suddenly turned tbe horses so that they would pass be- tweeu the pole and the car, though the spac'j was so narrow that it seemed impossible to make the passage without striking one or the other. The horses plunged forward and by a lucky chance ran the narrow gantlet without striking either the pole or the car. Mr. Harrison evidently recognized the danger at the same-moment that it became apparent to the driver, as he grasped the back of the seat in front of him and rose partly from a sitting posture. He did not evince any desire to 'lump from tbe vehicle, but was apparently prepared to take the lines if. the emergency required, and while the horses were making the run of the gant- • let he leaned'forwa/H as if ready atany moment to render assistance in their. management. As far as could be Been Mrs. Harrison either did not recognize the danger she was in or was not the least disturbed by it. • TWO SEA SERPENTS CAPTURED. Puget Sound FUberraen Have the Good* to trore Their Story. Tocoma, Wash., is greatly interested iu the capture at Hood's canal, Puget sound, ol two se» serpents, ten and • eight, feet long, :which . have been brought there for. exhibition. When caught on hooks they fought ferociously, .lishermen having to pound them \vith oarg. One closed his jaws down pa , .a steel gaff hook and bit ifoff: The ma|e died from injuries, but hae been kept on ice. , The female is doing-well iii a large tank of salt water. Probably she will be taken east. Scientists on the government fish commission steam- IT Albatross and at the state university hare boon unable to classify the monsters. • They undoubtedly belong to the order of' sea- serpent*, oecar fionally reported by marine jnen. The- neck of the dead serpent is the size of a man's thigh, the body being ten feet long and tapering to a, point at the tail., It has the body of a snake, a head like a bull- rlog and fangs like a i'ger. The body i» striped a:ml spotted like* rattlesnake. It has a dorsal fin tie entire length of . the vertebrae, and a similar one underneath, extending froni'the stomach to the tail. Behind the gills are smajl side fir.s. It possesses many heavy molar teeth, besides long, sharp incisors, part-; . ly curved like'a tiger's. In the stomach .of the dead one was found a small qnau- • tity'of kelp, indicating that the mon- sterR arc partly hibivorous.. The Hv» one is fed on shellfish, halibut and herring. __'_ REFUSE THE REQUEST. noard of Regent* of New York Btat* Ob- joct to- lioanlnff Historic Document*.. Some months ago a request for the loan of the revolutionary muster roll* .of New York state to the war department of the national government warn made through. Gov. Morton to the state board of regents. It has just leaked out tho.t the regents at their meeting the. other day refused to loan the rolls on the ground that it would establish ,a bod precedent, a.nd colleges and other states would follow with requests for the loan of similar valuable data. The regents agreed to allow access to these muster rafts if a corps of persons were sent to Albany : to copy them. Thi» is impossible, as there is no available appropriation to do'the work in this manr ner. Unless the regents recede from their position the national history of revolutionary records, which is being 1 " compiled in Washington, will be printed without the revolutionary data, in- . eluding tbe muster rolls of New York state. The other 12 original states bare already, loaned their records to'the war department and the copy is said to'-be..;' nearly ready to 1 go to the pririter.'••'; •'• • A Ten-Thooiiand-*ear Clock: ',. 7 • Herr A". XOil.'of- Berlingeri, Germany, ha» invcnt'e'a'a clock thai will run W>;000 years without being would up. after H is once set going. U is also provided . with hands.which.will correctly-point . to'nil the chanire 80 * the.moon,dajiot • tih'e week, months, etc.. from' now':until' > <?nrl of tnr'V'-"''IV.WIS 'A- 1} .,..-.-. i -Twoaiil-Bi • S«ttler. Small J5rptl*err7.I?3 Fays; bte -wisbc*.. jou'd makeliaste and. propose toGmtfSf.F; Younp-' Man '(dcligtotedly)--Then hu *"f nfii > t'th^"nif fSayfiyou won't comel often afft-r : .voti liaV<-beni rejected.*' I

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