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LOYAL TO Democrats of the Vincennes District Reaffirm the Free Silver Platform. P. M. MABTIfT POS STATE OEHEMAU. district adopted de in- Certified a» a Good White M«tul Man -Landis Approved for His Anti-Civil Serviice SwiillmenU. l,y His Kt-publK'an 1-rio.nds-Flre Tlmt W(W Nearly Fatal- Old .Uu\y Attacked by Hog* and Saved by a Dcig— State Items. Vincennes. Ind., Jan. 12.-Parks M. Martin, of Spencer, Ind., was re-elected a member of the state Democratic central committee at yesterday's delegate convention. Resolutions were indorsing his re-election as chairman of the state committee, Glaring for the Chicago platform, dorsing William J. Bryan for president In 1900, and declaring for the free and unlimited coinage of both gold and silver at the Kitio of 16 to 1. without waiting for the consent or co-operation of any other nation. The meeting •was largely attended. Taggart Pledged tor Free Silver. Indianapolis, Jan. 12.-Several of the district convention delegates selected Saturday by the Democratic convention In Johnson county have been here mak ing inquiries regarding the fealty o Mayor Taggart to the free silver propa canda. They say the convention instructed them "not to vote for any man for district commltteeman who is fa vored by the gold Democrats," and be fore voting for Taggart for commit teeman they wanted to know stood. •was unquestionable. CLOSE CALL FOB THEIR LIVES. Three Workmen In » Bornlnj Distillery G«t Into Very Great Peril. Lawrenceburg, Ind., Jan, 12. — Fire broke out in the column house of Freiberg & Workum's distillery at Petersburg, Ky.. and for a time threatened the destruction of the entire plant. A3 the employes rallied to fight the flames there was an explosion and Tobe McWright, Adam Huffner and Frank Collier were carried down with the wreck. The escaping whisky caught fire", seriously imperiling their lives, and they were rescued with difficulty. Huffner and Collier were seriously injured, while several of the workmen •were more or leas hurt. There was a call upon the Lawrenceburg fire department. and an engine and hose were transferred across in a boat and aided materially In confining the fire to the original limits. The column house was completely destroyed. The loss is roughly estimated at $30,000, covered by Insurance in Cincinnati agencies. NEAR BEING EATEN BY HOGS. M AKES^VOMENMAUTIFUL The Unseen Power of a Modern Discovery for Renewing Youth and Rendering People Attractive His face is If o man America has probably done more to make women beau tlful, and man more symmetrical than Dermatologist John H. Woodbury,of New York, known universally throughout, the length and breadth of America, and in addition to Qim- provlng complexions, be has been the inventor, as a surgeon, ot some of the most difficult operations known to science. These operations include the straightening of deformed noses making disarranged mouths symmetrical, and many other tacts of skill. The doctor has been highly successful, but does not hesitate to frankly acknowledge the help be haa had from others. He recently said: "While I have been the means of restoring thousands of women to the natural beauty which nature intended they should have but which they had lost, I would never have been that I invariably caution all men or in . — „,.. — n «. AI ^a first of women who consult me to see all, to their general health.espscially that tbe secretions are in perfect condition. I wish to say that in this iney »»ULC- . ...... - -- , They were- assured his fealt y S aD i e to do 80 If the woman's blood ' Old Woman Falls Into the Pen— Her Lile Saved by a Cut- Dogr. Lawrenceburs, Ind., Jan. 12. — Mrs. Catherine Aum, an old woman living •with an Invalid daughter near York- vine, during her daughter's absence attempted to throw slop to the hogs which the family was fattening, and she lost her balance and fell into the pen. The hogs immediately attacked her, lacerating her arm and breaking it, and biting other portions of her body. She would have been killed outright but for the family dog, a common cur, •which sprang into the pen and battled •with all his might for the safety of hie mistress. The barking of the dog and the snortings of the angry hogs attracted attention and Mrs. Aum was rescued more dead than alive. She was nearly denuded of clothing, and was bleeding from many wounds. New Wife Was Not Admitted. Lafayette, Ind.. Jan. 12. — Recently the Soldiers' Home trustees had an application for admission from a veteran ot more than GO years for himself and •wife, and the case was being favorably considered until It was learned that the marriaee of the couple had occurred only a short time before. The incident made it necessary to adopt a rule covering such cases, and it has been Jecided that couples who have married since 1S95 will not be accorded the privilege of the home. Only the husband will be admitted in such cases. Frotty Mlunle Ha» Grown Weary. Terre Haute. Ind., Jan. 12.— Proceedings for surety of the peace have been brought by pretty Minnie Kep- pllnser against James McXellis. a too persistent suitor. Miss Kepplinger. who is young, appears to have at first encouraged the attentions of McNellis. and then to have renounced him and ordered him to remain away. This he refused to do, and being barred from her home Miss Kepplinger alleges that he followed her about on the streets, and finally threatened her life. was out of order or her natural functions!' in a disordered condition, so weighs 800 pounds. He has had a varifd matrimonial experience, having been four times married. Mrs. Gunckle has left his home three times, owing to Ill-treatment. Dr. Neff was the family physician, and he is a man of unimpeachable character. The filing- of the suit caused much indignation in the community, and its withdrawal was generally demanded, there being no foundation jvlmtev£r_therefor. She Is » Wile at 12 Years. Elwood, Ind., Jan. 12.-The youngest bride in the west is Mrs. Otis Hutte, who until Monday was Miss Rhoda Cox, of this city. She was only 12 yea,rs old when she became the bride of Otis Hutte, of Findlay, O., who is 18. Both were married with the full consent of their relatives. More Trouble lor Kev. Manary. Terre Haute, Ind., Jan. 12.—Rev. Nicholas Henry Manary, who recently, after a. heated church trial, was compelled to apologize for writing indiscreet letters to Miss Edith Sparks, has been dismissed from the Oregon Baptist church, in which he held membership. JODC.H Would Fuse In Minnesota. Minneapolis, Jan. 12.—The Democratic central committee met yesterday morn- ina; in executive session. The feature " the meeting was the reading of a nectlon with my work I been able to make women cally ycuthful- The discovery to which'l refer is deservedly popular. I cannot epeak too highly in praise. It is Warner's Safe Cure, know of many emineno doctors who bave round tuls same thing true, anc who gratefully acknowledge the aid they receiv ed from this great discov ery." The primi source o beauty is per feet uealth This canno be secured i the kidney or adjacen organs a r out of con<i: tlon.lsitno plain, then that all pos sible car should be ex ercised to se that thes organs are promoting preserv- ver and forced into itself it is impos- ible for any living tning or even for ust to get inside of it- On one occasion dropped a bundle of this sort over- oard and fished it out again. After uryin" tbe outside I opened it ana to my surprise and delight found that the water bad not penetrated to the goods vithin. The bundle, opened, discloses the garment inside neatly folded according to he conventional system employed by he Chinese trade. There is not much variety to woman's g»rments in China, so far "a* general form is concerned, bbe wears a pair of trousers which always come from the upper waist to the ankles and a cone which is either long 01 short. In these bundles, therefore, if it is not inexpressibles it is a coat, and vice versa. The cheapest goods are made of light thin muslin or cotton cloth dyed black, brown or blue. Other colors are also used, but to no such extent as the three first named. The trousers are unbroken and are held in place by a string or belt. The coat is also a single piece and is fastened with little frogs. In cheap materials the frogs are plain cotton cord of the same color as tbe suiting. A costume of the cheap class costs usually 40 cents, but. sometimes it IP nrious lorrns of any fine goods lined with fur. The prices of these naturally vary to the greatest extreme. A suit made of sheeting thickly padded witb cotton and tufted can be secured for $1 while the silk coat liaed with tiger cub fur or other handsome skin will often cost as high as $75. The more expen ECZEMA Most Torturing, Disfiguring, Humiliating Of itching, burning, bleeding, scaly ski» and scalp- liumors is instantly relieved by a warm bath with CCTICBRA SOAP, a single application of CCTICOKA (ointment), the <rreat skin cure, and a full dose of COTICCRA RESOLVENT, greatest of blood purifiers and humor cures. (uticura REMEDIES speedily, permanently, an& economically cure, \vhen all else fails. PiTTtit DiiiXi A*n CIIK*. f.nKf. Sole r««p»., Bo»t*»- £-?• •• How to Cor* Ever/ Skin nod Hlood llUBWi" ft*** PIMPLY FACES r " iarf " a Bw - ua?1 **' CCT1CDBA SCAT. Attorney Geo. S. Kistler was appointed administrator of the estate of Win. Campbell, deceased. How's This! We offer One Hundred Dollars reward for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. F. J. CHENEY &CO., Props., Toledo, 0. We, the undersi(rned, nave known JF. J- Cheney for tne last 15 years, and believe kin> perfectly honorable in all business transar- tions and financially able to carry out any obligations made by their firm. WIBI & TKDAX. Wholesale Druggists. Toledo. Of letter to Chairman Hesing from Senator Jones, the national chairman, which by implication strongly urged fusion in Minnesota. Suffocated by Coal Gas. Burlington, la., Jan. 12.—James England, and wife (colored), and two children' were found suffocated by soft coal gas in their home yesterday, is dead, and his wife dying, dren will live. England The chil- KNIGHTS OF HONOR. Jitrlve to Get the Yonioe Men In the Order—From Various Lodges. Let no member of our order ever forget that it is bis especial duty to present the advantages of tbe same to the ygung man. It is a duty that the jaember owes to the order, and one, too, which he owes to the young man. The order needs young men, because, as a general thing, the young inan is a better risk than the elderly man or the man in middls life.— Knights of Honor Reporter. Four past supreme dictators of the order have died, J. A. Demaree, John A. Cum- imings, A. E. Keyes, E. H. Cocbran. Grace lodge, New York, has re-elected Ralph Mulligan, son of Past Supreme Dictator John Mulligan, dictator. The jurisdiction of Maryland consists of 16 lodges and a membership of 800. Nine of the lodges are located in Baltimore. The condition of the order in- Kansas is of a healthy kind one reports from subordinate lodges indicate a steady growth. Those Chicaeo Discharges. The recent action of tbe mayor of Chicago in discharging eight women stenographers from positions in the city ball and filling tbe places with men is what any woman occupying public office may expect so long as some ward heeler is unfurnished with a job and so long as she herself holds no power by the way of suffrage—this, too, notwithstanding the fact that sbe is much more competent than tbe man who succeeds her and, besides, by long years of experience has come to be almost invaluable to the department.—Woman's Foruin. FASHION n THE EAST INDIANS OUT FOR REVENGE. Let Her Retain Her Liberty. English, Ind,. Jan. 12.— Mrs. Agnes Langon, of Alton, after being subjected to intense abuse by her husband, and exasperated beyond endurance. dashed a handful of cayenne pepper into his face and then belabored him with a stick of stove-wood until she feared she had killed him. She then reported to the authorities, who found that Langon had recovered consciousness, but that his eyes were in a woeful condition. Mrs! Langon has not been arrested.' _ Laiidls' Course Approved. Eloomington. Ind., Jan. 12,— A letter approving the course of Representative Landis on civil service was forwarded on Saturday evening, after having been previously signed by many Republican* The canvassing for signatures was done by John T. Bundy, secretary of the county central committee, and out of 105 Republicans approached. only two declined to approve it. Gnnekle Withdraw* His Damage Salt. Hagerstown, Ind., Jan. 12.— Aaron Gunckie of G-reensforks. who filed a damage suit against Dr. William E. Neff, claiming $5,000 damages for the alleged allewition of his wife's affection*. has instructed his attorney to withdraw W» twH- Gunckle Ut 75 year* old. very taU and quite ««iaciated, •while Mr*. Qimckle is 60 re»rs old, and •What the Lyncliers Who Roasted Til Half-Breeds Are Responsible For. South McAllister, I. T., Jan. 12. — A telegram received here at 6:40 o'clock last evening by the train dispatcher of the Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf -rail road, states that a band of IT) Seminole Indians are on the war path and are; leaving behind a trail of blood. A tele- I gram was sent by the railroad station agent at Earlbcro. The brie;: story conveyed was that the Seminoles were avenging the work of the mob of white men that burned two Seminole Indians at the stake on Friday last and that the infuriated Seminoles had already massacred twenty-five men, women and children. The station agent gave the additicnal information that the band started from a point six miles south of Earlboro. with the avowed intention of setting fire to Tecumseh and killing all whom they met, that the Indians were reported to have changed their course and were at the time of the sending of the message headed toward Earlboro. Thi; receipt of this startling Information has created intense excitement in South McAllister. Federal Judges Springer. Townsend and Springer, who are in the city, are anxiously a.waiting further news. Scores of people here who have relatives and friends :it Earl- boro and other points in that section are beseiging the telegraph office for news, but the agent has either left the Earlboro station to gather further information, or perhaps is slain or driven to seek refuge. St. Louis, Jan. 12.—A special to The Republic from "vTewaka, I. T. : , quotes United States Marshal Bennett as stating that while the Seminoles are greatly excited and the situation very threatening, no massacres have yet occurred German Exports to America. Berlin, Jan. 12.—Complete returns from southern Germany show the exports to America in 1S97 to have been $36,508,819, against $34,210.327 in 1S96. The Weather Tfe Hay Expect. -Washington, Jan. 11.-Foliowine are the weather indications for twenty-four hours *rom 8 T> m. vesterdav: For Indiana and Illinois-Rain: southeasterly winds. For Lower Micbisan-Ba.in; warmer weather: light sout.il- easterly winds. For Upper Miehiean-Riun: probably clearing in western portion: Hpht variable winds. For Iowa-Rain: probably clearine in we=tcrn portion: colder; variable inds, becoming northwesterly. For Wisconsin-Rain probably followed by fair weather in western portion: light variable winds.jM» THE MARKETS. Chicago Grain and Produce. Chicago. Jan. 11. Following were the quotations on the Board of Trade today: Wheat-Janu- arv opened 91c. closed 91%c; Ma>. opened 90Uc, closed 90%c; July opened Sic closed Slfcc. Corn-January, opened 26%c. closed 26%c; May, opened •>9c closed 29M«c: July, opened 30c, closed 30Hc Oats-May, opened 23%c. closed •>s4c- Julv. opened and closed nominal. ±?-»J" -L.-- opened 59.27%, closed THERS ARE NO WOMEN DRESSMAKERS IN CHINA. A. Costume of the Cheaper Class Closil About Forty Cents, but a Keally Handsome Suit Can Be Had For Two Dollar Business Methods, Woman, lovely woman, is very much the same the world over. In every city of Christendom her eyes turn toward Paris and her thoughts to the latest mode of that illustrious capital of fashion. Iii the Flowery Kingdom they tarn to the great metropolis of Canton, out of whose workshops and ateliers come garments of equal style and splendor if not of equal grace and beauty. Ignorant male travelers to the contrary notwithstanding, there is fashion in the far east just the same as there is at home. A keen Chinese observer can tell even more from a woman's clothes about the wearer than can tie done at home. Little peculiarities invisible to western eyes reveal the province where the clothes were made; equally intangible things show her status and rank. I believe there are Europeans who have mastered these mysteries, at least I have been told so, although I have never yet met one. There are no women dressmakers 111 China. They are all men, and every on»i with the importance and arrogance of Mr. Worth of Paris. Woe to the customer who dare criti- cise their work or suggest improvements. So superior are they to the other sex that their clerks are men. There are any number of these establishments in the "city of Canton. When you have been to one of the great ones, you have been to all. In front of the house bangs a great signboard in scarlet and gold. It is a foot or two wide and reaches from the sidewalk up to the second or third story. The characters read: "Happiness and prosperity. The bouse of golden splendor, women's dresses." There are no show windows or casements of any kind. The entire front is open to the thoroughfare. There is a low and wicked railing across the entrance, however, which bids defiance to sneak thieves find compels ingress and egresa through a gate as narrow as the one mentioned in Scripture. When you pass this, you find yourself in a large and very neat store some 20 feet wide, 80 feet long and 15 to 20 feet high. Tho walls are covered with shelving from sive articles are worn by the wives o the great officials, who are not 1 pe: cent of the entire population. Nest in the scale is silk apparel This is what maketh glad tbe Celestia heart. The poorest boatwoman saves up her money cent by cent until she ha accumulated the amount necessary to buy a coveted silk robe. She will even wear a silk coat with ragged cotton trousers, but a silk coat she must have as an evidence of respectability. The variety of silks is something perfectly wonderful. You can get pretty silk from the province of Fukien in delicate colors, which makes exquisite underwear as well as fetching summer dresses, for 14 cents per yard. From this the pricea range upward. For 25 and 30 cents you can get handsome, finely finished silks that will last five or six years. Then there are bamboo silks from the north, which are so called because each thread is as strong, firm and durable as the fibers of that wonderful wood. There are Shanghai silks with a grain similar to our own grosgrain, but with a gloss like the finest satin. There are bright silks and dull silks, heavy and light, smooth finished and rough finished and in more colors than were ever dreamed of in the looms of Lyons. The moment you buy a robe the fact is noted, not alone in the salesbook, but also in what might be called an order book, and the very nest day a duplicate of your purchase is tinder way. It is finished as rapidly as possible so that KlNNAH & MABVIK, Druggists, Toledo, 0. Hall's Catarrl- Cure is taken Inwardly, aeti ing directly upon the blood a»d mucous surfaces of the ey stem. Price, 75c per bottle. Sold by all druggist*. Testimonial* lent free. Hall's Family Pills are the best, Jack Kennedy, the Panhandle engineer, who is alleged to have been. responsible for the wreck at Boone * few weeks ago, has beea discharged- From Sire to Son. As a amlly medicine Bacon's Celery Kteg- for the Nerves passes from sire to BO» kag legacy. If you have kidney, liver or blo»* disorder, get ft free sample package «f ttte remedy. If you have indigestion, constipation headache, rheumatism, etc., this spccito wUl cure you. W. H. Porter, corner Fourth n»A Market streets, the leading druggist, is sole- agent, and is distributing samples free. Larre> packages 50e and a5c. _ _ Miss Anna B.McCandllss, an operator at the Western Union office, resigned today and will take a position as clerk in the office of Superintendent Walton, ot the Panhandle. Rheumatism Cored in a Day. "Mystic Cure" for rheumatism a»d «eu- ral«ia radically cures in 1 to » *»ys. Its- action upon the system Is r*MiarkaH« • «* mysterious. It removes at once »• •»••? and the disease Immediately disappears, llo- first dose sreatly benefits. 75 cent*. Sold by W. H. Bringhurst,, druggist L«K«M- port. j.ard—January, opened and May, opened 54.7%, closed One naj to be Is to attend to the comfort of jour fftimllv. Should one of them catch a cold or oo«*h, «•! on W. H. Porter, corner Fourth amd Murtetr streets, sole agent, and get a trial bottl* ot Otto's Cure, the (rreit German ieroe4y, &•*!• We (five It away to prove that we haT« a war* cure for coughs, colds, a»thma, comiu»»to» and all disease* of the throat and lungs. I*rg« sizes 50c and 25c. Scrofula is the advertisement of foul blood. It may be entirely driven from the system by tbe faithful use of Hood's Sargaparilla, whicte thoroughly purifies the blood. Hood's pills are easy to take, easy to operate. Cure ind'gestion, " ness, 25c. bilious- floor to ceiling, and these seemed filled Pork—May. $9.32%. nominal; 54 SO Produce: Butter — Extra "Oc per tt>: extra dairy, packing stock, lie. Eggs-Fresh stock. •>lc per doz. Dressed Poultry-Turkeys. 9@llc per Ib; chickens, 7%@Sc: ducks 7«?Sc Potatoes-Northwestern aO@ 60c per bu. Sweet Potatoes-Illinois, $2.00@3.00 per bbl. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago, Jan. 11. Ho°-s—Estimated receipts for the day, <U 000- Quality better; left over about 4,500;' market steady and later ruled easy'and 5c-lower; sales ranged at $3.10 =n for 1)i"S S3.45@3.65 for light, $3.40 Is for rough packing. $3.50@3.70 for mixed and J3.50®-3.70 for heavy pack : by oeing dashed against an electric light pole In a runaway while im route to church at Cedar Falls, la. A meeting of the member* o* 'Wisconsin free library association* and all those Interested in auch -worK: will be held at Oshkosh. the latter part of the mp.Otb. . • : steady prices without essential change; quotations ranged at K.OO®tM for choice to extra steers. $4.4o@4 96 good to choice do.. $4.35@4.S5 fair to good J2SO@4.40 common to medium do., 53..u <S>4 "0 butchers' steers, $3.00@3.,a stockers" S3 60@4.25 feeders, »2.00@3.90 cows. $2.60@4.50 heifers, J2.40@4.00 bulls, oxen and stags, J3.00@4.30 Texas steers, and *3.50@6.75 veal calves. Sheep and Lambs —Estimated receipts for the day, 11,000; quotations ranged at J3.60@4 40 westerns, J3-10@4.65 natives, and $4.20@o.<5 lambs. Mllw»ukw> Grain. Milwaukee, Jan. 11•Wheat— Steady: No. 1 northern. 92c; No. 2 spring, 87%c; May, 90%c. Corn —Steady: No. 3, 2"Hc. Data-Steady; No. 2 white, «®24%t Rye—Quiet; No. X «c. Barley—St««dy; No. 2, 42043c; sample. to the last available inch with bundles j done np in paper of all sorts of colors. ' These bundles contain each one* article I of cloth ing and are supposed to be proof creamery.' a g a j n st moths, white ants, cockroaches ITc; fresh ^ && other insect pests of the far eas t Upon each bundle in clearly written Chinese characters is a brief memorandum of the contents and the price. A small ebony counter at either end permits the exhibition of the goods, and light b:imboo ladders enable the clerks to reach tbe tipper shelves about the place. There is quite an army of employees, who seem half bookkeepers and half salesmen. There is a larger army of customers examining and buying goods. There are no shoppers. Shopping seems to be a mysterious modern vice that has reached its most deadly ^ . . An Indianapolis cigar man ha» theassortment in the store may be kept j j ustfalled wltn $50,000 liabilities and up at its proper limit. This is a good agget(J rule for the styles which sell rapidly. As to otbe:r styles, they remain upon tbe shelves only heaven knows how long. Such institutions as the bargain counter and sales of shop worn and shelf worn goods are unknown in the eccentric east. On the other hand, they have a custom unspeakably dear to tb.6 Mongolian mind. Toward the close of the year nearly every tradesman wants a large amount of ready cash. Sometimes it is to pay off the debts of the business and start the new year free and clear, sometimes it is for the charities and festivals for which the land is famous. They then mark down their older goods a reasonable amount, and when this does not bring in enough money they keep it up the first two or three weeks of the new year. In this way there are bargains and,of course, bargain hunters and bargain buyers. The business is almost entirely a cash business. Credits are given, but BO rarely as to occasion remark. The dealer is satisfied with a small profit, and neither tries to make a fortune in a single year nor to pose as a philanthropist like some of the goodly people of Philadelphia.. MARQHEBTJA ABLI>-A HAMM. The atodern Grandmother. Times have changed since the days when the traditional grandmother sat in the chimney corner knitting socks and mittens. Women who have married early in life have no more inclination at 40 years of age for subsiding into armchairs :and giving up all interests in life except such as center in their grandchildren than have the young mothers themselves. There are artists, musicians and writers among the grandmothers of today, women who are doing their part of the world's work and women who have THR City National Bank. LOGAJfSPOHT, IXD. CAPITAL $200.000 JOHN GKAY, President, I. N. CRAWFORD, Vice Pres. p. B. FOWJ-EK, C»shier. —DIRECTORS — John Gray. C. G. NewelL J. T. Elliott. Dr. W H Belu A. v. Jenkg. W. C. I'onnocit. low* BWdeler, ueo. W. Funk and John C. IngrMra. Loan money on person*! and collateral SE Buy and sell Government bonds. - WiJl pay 2per cent per annum on oertffloate* of deposits, when <epo«Ite<l six month*: S ver cent perannu*J when leJt one year. Boiegia Safety Deposit Vaults for safe l;eepin« ot valuable papers, rented at from. 13 to $15 per re»r stage Sam. the leading cities of Uncle in-m- rf a Chinese, lady were asked to go shopping, sbe would first want the thing explained to her and then would probably scream and run away rrnder the impression that her interlocutor was raving mad. The people ° f &*> establishment are very polite and bring down everything which they think approaches your desire. They first reach down the bundle and ojjen it upon one of the counters. The folding of these bundles is extremely ingenious. They are so made np of salient and re-entering angles that chosen careers for themselves while they were taking care of their own children, and who keep steadily on with as much love in their hearts for the little toddlers who have just come on tbe stage as if their lives were given over entirely to pickling, darning and knitting. Fifty years ago all the grandmothers, except in a few rare instances, were fashioned after mnch the same type, whose outward expression was a handkerchief folded smoothly about the neck, a cap with a wide border and a pair of spectacles. Today they keep their own individuality, dress as fashionably as their purse will permit, travel in their own country and abroad, entertain, are delightful companions and friends—in a word, something besides a "grandma."—Kew York Ledger. Babbit Shooting. Lancaster county in Pennsylvania bas a claimant for the honor of being tbe champion rabbit shooter in the person of one Henry Brooks, who, it is asserted, recently killed 68 in a (lay and a half. He in add to have placed 20 more to his credit on last Wednesday, making his total to? I _ ii Ofk/k McCoy's New European Hotel COR. CURK AND VAN lUREh .ft. CHICAGO. when iihe las* trianealar DOini u folded the jeaflon more than 800. I - ' •" FIRE PROOF. One block from C. R. i. Ic. r. i !„ S. A; M. S. Improvements costing J75.000.00 have just been completed, and the home mow offers everj convenience to be found i» uf hotel, including hot and cold water, eledftt light and steam beat in every room. Rates 75 cents per day and upwards. First class restaurant in connection WILUAM McCQY,

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