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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, January 26, 1898
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Passengers Forced to Lay Over at Lebanon Get Away on Another Train. SOME DETAILS OF THE INCIDENT, KloiuHUe-<J«« CompaD.v M«*«w Promise Only to Break Them-SotWn,; but Pur« Mull Allowed U> Go Throuch-Tlmt School Quarrel mt Ellwvllle - Tencner Vi-h-M - Hoooier Gold Hunter* l>io in the Comimulen Uuwn »n I*" Lebanon, Ind.. Jan. 26.-The first seri- cua trouble caused by the striking em- ployes of the Chicago and Southeastern Railway company occurred here at i o'clock Monday evening, when the westbound express train was seized by the strikers and sidetracked. Notice was served on the railway officials Saturday that unless the eight months back pay due the men was forthcoming before noon no trains would be per mitted to pass through Lebanon. A that time General Superintendent Moore assured tne men their demands would be complied with, and relying on this the strikers were preparing t< resume work. Their expectations, how ever were not realized, fur when th morning passenger train arrived from Anderson at 9 o'clock no pay car wa attached. FaHsencer Treiin Kun on a Siding. It was the purpose of the strikers t sidetrack this train, but a telefrran purporting to come from Preslden Crawford and sating that the covete wages would arrive via the Big Fou at noon was exhibited to them and 11 Id rat* would be restored; in addition which 5 cents a month for each tip •ould be charged. A general remon- , ranee on the part of the consumers is -hat caused th* company to make tne ew schedule. _____„ Oil Strike Nt-ir Fort Wn«e. Fort Wavno. Tnd.. Jan. 26.-The New Haven Gas company struck a flowing veil six miles east of Fort Wayne and the suburbs of N>w Haven. The well s the first Rtwher ever struck in Allen :ounty and the citizens of the MlU^e .re greatly exci^j-_ STAND. with nil UIETGERT OFF THE Accused .Sausn~einuk«r Throng 11 Great Serve-Test. Chicago, Jan. 2G.-Luetgert completed testimony yesterday. Hm the witness stand m., when State's At- ht the cross-exam- close. The big defendant had anticipated another day under flre. and the sharp ''that's ail of the prosfcuior surprised him. Thfc detai'.s of Luetserfs life-his morals. motives and actions-were entered into, ™ few of Them had any direct bearing upon the actual disappearance o iis persona stepped down fr shortly alter ". p. .orney Deneen brou Ination to an abrupt Many Uncertainties Apparent In r.he Duplicate Game. WHERE AVERAGING Mil BE UNJUST Howrtl Safest. Some Method of Percent^ SKi _ No System Will Wholly Eliminate the Element ot Chance-Luck Add* Interest to the Game. \ topic that is just now engrossing tbe attention of many duplicate whist players is chat of scoring. It is a very difficult topic, because the disputes connected with * . ;__ ^^i*i^^ fVift cnnrw flK the further ent lafactorily handicap whist players. It J» fgood thing for the game that its cb *ace element is handicap enough— that is, it tbe equation ratbei : than se para« on of P la ^ crS °. f * lS T of skill. This step w « the on. Influential «pens will not eefit tbe name by attempting to elum- Tate its luck altogciber, so as to give tbe no longer a "snow. A SEW BOOK ON FIELD TRIBUTE TO THE LATE HUMORIST BY FRANCIS WILSON. The Com,Hi- T. « Great Lover of Hi, So«*l- CoUectiou of Fte ieism - Why QUEEN OF ATHLETICS. A T»s«ir Girt Eaaily Jumps Thirteen Feet Thre« Indies. Mi=- Rowena Beed of California is the, pride'of Tassar in athletics. She was born 19 vcars ago in tbe Sacramento valley and •went to the Rio Vista convent and other schools of the state before entering Va^sar. There she at once took the front rank in athletics os well as in studies. She weighs 160 pounds and is 5 feet 8>, . tall. ..ohes She rides, runs aud jumps. swims, fences, rows She can handle the In -Mrs. .««u whether or not he had employed detectives to search for his wife Luetgert said that he had not, anu then after some controversy between the lawyers regarding the production in court of certain books which the state claimed would show dishonest transactions on the part of Luetgert. the defendant was excused. Following Luetg-ert came the entire Dolice forte of Monmouth, Ills., a real estate man and a daily newspaper reporter. They were shown the photo- srraph of Mrs. Luetgert, and swore they had seen a woman who looked very much like the picture in Monmouth on Au~ 25 last. Today Mrs. Thompson of Kewanee, will add her testimony to the Monmouth evidence, and then the de- was agreed to v,-ait. Neither president ,. fen?e expects to spri n K its most recen nor money materialized. The men held . gensation _ a ina n who will swear that a. meeting in th: afternoon and decided gaw Mrs Luet gert come out. of he,. — "'"••"'"• house between 10 and 11 o'clock on the night of May 1 to resort to "war" measures When the west-bound arrived in the evening further delay, express No.' 3 CAPIC30 J.1V, v T31™. lour strikers met the train at the Big Four crossing. Mounting the cab, they ordered Engineer James Jones and Fireman Joseph Miller to climb back into the tender. Their orders were obeyed, and the intruders ran the train to the •west end of the yards, where It was sidetracked. Freight Train Thrown from the Track. Probably forty through passengers were aboard tbB train when the strikers took possession Only one freight train was started over the road Monday, and in some manner, as yet unexplained was thrown into the ditch at Sand Creek forty :niles west of here. A telegr'am was sent to Superintendent Moore Monday night that mail trains would be allowed to move unmolested unless express matter or passengers were carried en the'trains. There is no change in the strike situa- on the Chicago and South- Two mail trains tlon here eastern railv.-ay. eusieni i«..,»,v,j- passed through yesterday and released the passengers side-tracked here Monday night. No officials of the road have been here and no trains have been allowed to run except mall trains. SCHOOL TROUBLE AT ELIZAVII.LE. County Superintendent Declares That the Complaining Girls Are Jealous. Lebanon, Ind., Jan. 26,-County Superintendent Harney has announced his decision, as ':o the charges preferred awtinst Processor Columbus Tansell, principal of the Elizavllle schools, by Grace Martin and Mary Kagey. pupils ef the school They accused the professor of partiality to other girls of the school and n-ith having Instructed his pupils that it was unnecessary to attend church in order to get to heaven. Superintendent Harney holds that Professor Tansell had a right to be- etow his affections where he pleased, and intimates that the charges are the result of jealousy. As to the antichurch charge, the evidence showed the statement to have been made during the recess and the pupils were therefore compelled not to take notice of it. The school is disrupted. Two Iiidlimlftns Die hi tUo Klondike. Indianapolis, Jan. 26.—The relatives of Cassius and Anthony Chittick, of Flora this state, have received word that the two men have perished in the Klondike region. The two left home for the sold fields last. August. At Seattle they were joined l.y William Gosser. of Pittsburg, Pa., ar,d Melville Scovllle. of Syracuse N, Y. The last letter they wrote horn* stated that they were within thirty miles of the Stewart river. Kelatlves received a letter from the returning miners who have reached Seattle stating: that the whole party perished In s. snow storm. The brothers were well supplied with provisions. Want Loach's OftU-liil Scalp. \Vabash Ind.. Jan. 26.—The oil companies in the gas belt are after the ofti- cial scalp of J. C. Leach, state gas supervisor. The officers of the various oil companies claim that the reports of Leach, made public from time to time, regarding the gas situation in the state have done great injury to the industrial interests of the commonwealth in that they give out that gas pressure is declining. They also contend that the investigations made by Leach have been farcial and that 3>e has accomplished nothing in the way_ot stopping waste. Sho Tives of Family Rows. Hartford City. 3ml.. Jan. 26.—When Sylvester Swift, a well-known farmer southwest of this city, returned to the house after feeding his stocK he found his wife in ,-iwful agony, she having taken rat poison. Swift forced some antidotes down her throat and hurried lor a physician, who used a stomach pump, savins: her life. Mrs. Swift declares that she will repeat the attempt at self-destruction. Family dissension Is ascribed as the cause. He Died of » Bite. Martinsvllle. Ind., Jan. 26.—John I). Stout. S6 years old. of Jefferson township, i* dead. His death was the result •f a rat bite received in September, 1S96. Up until that time he was a man of robust health, but after having been bitten he was prostrated by blood poisoning, suffering almost constantly there- from. RMtorvd the Old Price of Gas. Chesterfield. Ind., Jan. 26.—Last week the Chesterfield Gas company raised the pric« of s*« from 111 to n» a year. Saturday the company g*re notice that tn* CHICAGO SNOW-BOUND ONCE MORE.. Snow Causes the Low of One Life-Railway Traffic Impeded. Chicago, Jan. :.'6.-A blinding snow =torm which raged all day yesterday did considerable damage to this city, rnac.e trouble for street car companies and railways, and caused the loss of one life. Charles Munchy, a laborer, was repairing the top of the ninety-foot tower of the Iroquois Furnace company, when owing to the wind, which at times blew at the rate of sixty mile an hour, he lost his hold and fell to the ground. He was instantly killed. The suburban service on the railroads as well as tae street railways was delayed for hours. Many trains from outside points were S now-bound. and all behind schedule time South Chicago was practically isolated last evening:, as far as railway was concerned, and the towns it were in almost as .In- it csi never be quite settled. The score as duplicate whist is frequently a more w, less uncertain quantity. Between two teams only, be they pairs or fours or more on a side, of course the question is merely, •Which gets the greater number of tricks? In this case both parties play precisely the same cards under similar conditions, and the comparison is therefore easy. But suppose there are three or more teams en- £aKed in a game, so that all cannot have the same hands, then what do we mean by the "score?" To simplify the discus- «icm so far as possible I shall refer only to the "progressive" or "multitabie" game for pairs What is the "score" at this e Ttbink that whist players have falsely assumed the averaging method of scoring to be tbe only fair and logical one. It was introduced by Mitchell, the inventor of the "compass" game, in whiGh half the pairs olay constantly North and South and half East a-d West. All tbe tricss taken North and South are divided by the number of pairs in that direction; the quotient is called the North and South "average, aud the "score" of each North and South pair is computed by comparing its aggregate of tricks won with the "average. In this wav a pair receives a "plus" score if it wins "more than the average number of tricks and a "minus" score if less. Ibc East and "West scores are handled in exactly the same manner, independently of the North and South. Now I do not doubt ior a moment that Mitchell's averaging system is reasonably fair and on account of its simplicity is perhaps the best for his progressive game. But just because it seems to work all right, people ought not to assume that it Is the ideal method of scoring. As a matter of fact, it is open to the grave objection r^'Sr-th^iffpS.'Ssss: i *«* *. -pho.no*,-, ent tables, or, in brief, to bo affected by tall. eels, Terrible Has Not Been I«socd. [Special Correspondence.] Jan. 24,-As I under- BABY HUMORS how- YORK, stand it, Francis Wilson's "Tribute to Eugene Field" vrill D< first regularly published book. It not be the first production of his " go into type and between covers ever by several volumes, since he hat, been' practicing for open outhorshii> y issuing daintily printed books in eai tions of 200 copies or thereabout, .t irregular intervals, to be privately circulated, for several years _ Eugene Field himself furnished the copy for what is in some respects the melt interesting of Mr. Wilson', sub rosa output. Tbe antbor of Table-dote" and tbe star m Oolah" were very good^ visited back and forth" a „_.„ the pre.it, sfcin cure, and economical treatment ft'rVtchV- burning, MMrtins, scaly and pimply humors of the skin, scalp, and blood. (uticura Ca,ey s BABY BLEMISHES CtrricCKA s" MISS EOWEUA KEED. dian clubs and dumbbells, plays football and basket ball like a veteran and is an expert on the trapeze. Vasssr lately she broke the woman's record for tbe running long jump, clearing 13 feet 3 inches, won the 120 yard hurdle race and won the running high jump, clearing 3 feet 8 inches. She has just com- Field rarely set foot in Wilson s bouse without leaving an impromptu bit 01 original verse as a memento of the occasion and he included a couplet, a quatrain or something of the sort in every letter be sent tc the comedian. After the humorist's death Wilson gathered all these things up, had them printed and bound under the title of Eugene Field to Francis Wilson" and sent copies to the close friends of both. Upon the fly leaf of each copy Mr. Wilson inscribed an appropriate presentation motto, which no doubt added much to tne pleasure felt by each recipient. ^ Francis Wilson's home is at I\ew Ko- chelle, just outside the boundary line of the consolidated greater city. His house is a handsome, well furnished edifice, and the choicest room therein is the library. He is a great lover of books and a worshiper of first editions. He began collecting several years ago, and at first devoted a good share of his own veteran anu „ „„ , time to the old bookshops. But as the In the games at passion grew upon him he found tha Auditor Brooks, of the Caspar!^ stone company, is in the city. How'* This! We offer One Hundred Dollars reward tot vsj case of Catarrh that cannot be cured tor Hall's Catarrh Cure, F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Props.. Toledo, O. We the undersigned, nave know* F. J. Cheney for me last 15 years, and beU«re W« perfectly honorable in aJl buBinesa transitions and financially able to carry out iw obligations made by their firm. WBBT & TBDAJC, Wholesale Druggist*. Toledo, traffic surrounding convenient a situation. Three suburban trains on the Illinois Central were stalled in the snow half way in from South Chicago. The suburban line of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul between this city and Evanston was at a standstill during tbe afternoon and evening. Other roads were in equally as bad shape. In the city the snow was so blinding that is was impossible for teamsters and gnpmen to see ahead of them, and as a result there were a number of minor accidents. Of through trains on lines centering in Chicago two are reported miss- ir,R The storm was general over a number of western and northwestern states. . Million Dollar Fire at East- St. tou Is. St Louis, Jan. 26.-The Union elevator,'situated in East St, Louis and owned by the United States Elevator company, of St. Louis, was totally turned last night with its contents, about 1,250,000 bushels of grain Beater part corn. Eighty-five loaded with corn, ten carloads o. merchandise, the Chicago, Burlington Quincy freisht house, the cars and the stables of the St T.ovis Transfer company and numerous cottages were also burned. Total loss is a rpiUionjJollars^ The Wither We May Ilxpect. \VashinKton. Jan. 26.-Follow:inK are the weather ^dications tor twenty-four Joijn from 8 P m. yesterday: For Indiana and Illinois- Generally fair weather: biKh n °^ w< f *' Briv winds. For Lower MidHcatl-Sno«,. fol- nortiou; comer iw CO.Z-V.-.---1 _• - *_,,n« westerly winds. For Wisconsiin-Generallj Mother: colder in extreme soutbeas.ern portion: hieh northwesterly w, nds.«"»»»*• For Iowa-Fair weal her: colder in ex, eastern portion: northerly to northwesterly wiida. THE MARKETS. Chicago Graiii und Produce. Chicago, Jan. 25. Following were the quotations on the Board of Trade today. Vfheat—Janu- a°y V£c,closed 97%: May, opened 93Vi'c closed 93%c: July, opened S«sc MoJed S4%c; December, opened nominal coted TSc. Corn-May, opened and closeu j*. ju opene ,i 30c. closed rials—May, opened and closed -v*c- Julv. opened 22%c. closed 2i%c. Sh^^^r'l^r'c^i^-S: ilrd-JulV. opened S4.77U. closed S4.SO; May opened ?4.S5. closed 54.90. " Produce: Butter-Extra S^ an '; r ^ isii per R>: extra dairy. I.e. tresn lock He. Eggs—Fresh stock, i6c per doz. Dressed Poultry-Turkeys, -•per Tb; chickens. 6@7c: ducks, c Potatoes—Common to choice. „-.... per bu. Sweet Potatoes—Illinois. $1JJO©2.50 per bbl. Chicago Live Stock- and $3 bOui o.u" iv » --^ — • - - . , packing. $3.65^3.87% for mixed 70@3.90 for heavy packing: and ots. Cattle- Estimated re- for the day. 3.5DO: Quotations ;si steers, calves l3.20ffS.S5 . S2 15@3.90 cows. $2. ~ « M . en steers and »»0|6 ,» Sheep and Lambs— Estis for the day. 17.000: quo- d at $3.60i?4.50 westerns. »60@.60 natives, and *l.OO@3.SO lambs. MUwanltec Gi»ln. Milwaukee, Jan. 26. Wheat— Easier; No. 1 northern, 93%c: No. 2%prinK. S9@91c: May, S3%c. Rye -Higher; No. 1. *T^c. B«rley-Dull, No.1, «c; play over wbiob it has no control. This in the "luck" of dupliwite whist for pairs, and it cancoc be eliminated from the game, so far as I know. If somebody will explain how it can be, ho will perform a most valuable service to whisters. The fault is certainly fatal to the pretensions of the averaging system to be tae ideal method of scoring. There is, however, in this system a Haw that has not received much attention from whist mathematicians. An example will show what I mean. ' Suppose the North and South average is 184 tricks, and the: East and West average is 128, and that the top North and South pair takes 19-i, while the top East and West pair takes 13b. Then each of these top pairs scores ten tricks "plus," and both hove the same standing. This resuls I believe to bu distinctly inequitable. The East and West hands are much weaker than the others, and the feat of beating the average ten tricks with weak hands is a proposition quite different from doing the same thing with strong ones. To equalize matters, some method of percentages ought to be used. I am HOD prepared to say just what method, but a simple one would be to take the ratio of the pair score to the average. By this plan our top North and South pair would be credited with 1.054 "per cent, ' the quotient of 194 divided by 184. T.b« East and West top would be 138 divided by 128, or 1.078 "per cent." Thus a distinction would be made, as it certainly ought to be, between equal "pluses" with unequal hands. I have had the fortune—good or bad according to the way you look at it—to invent several methods of play at duplicate whist, the most important of which is n system for pairs by which every pai.r meets every other pair. The averaging method of scoring being not easily adaptable to this game, I have recommended the simpler plan of comparing each deal score with the maximum actually made instesid Of the average. By this method the "score" of each psjr is a lot of "losses,' as compared with "masuriums." The pair with the smallest loss is tbe winner. By averaging tho losses a "plus" or "minus" score may be computed for each pair. This score :is seldom precisely tbe same as that nv.koiiecS by Mitchell's plorj, but it fairly represents, I believe, the relative standing of the pairs engaged. Still, it has been criticised, mainly on the ground of "luck." Eeally it contains no more "luck" than tbe averaging method. It only seems to, because by the averaging method the details of the score are lost eight of in tbe bunching process at'the end of the. game, whereas by the maxiimiiu method tho "fall downs" on every deal are clearly exhibited. I know there are flaws in the maximum method, but cla.irc they are no greater than the flaws in uny other method- Some clubs are tryini; to apply the averaging process to my gtuae for pairs, but with little success. It is s clumsy process as compared with the method of usajsrunuma, and it yields results not a bit more satisfactory. The real trouble is that whist players think tho scoring of pairs may be reduced to an exact science without any luck i:o it. They arc mistaken. They must take their chances and not corn plain because'they Ret "soaked" occasionally by other people's blunders. I have played under the maximum system constantly for about thrve years and J ara not a "lucky" player, but I may candidly say that 1 do not recollect a siingle instance of failing to make a good score when I played good whist or of coming out far from tbe bottom when my whist was bad. It may be that the contrast between good whist and bad, between strong players and weak, is greater undei 1 the maximum method than under the averaging method of scoring. But is this unfair? My excuse for writing this article !» not that of personal defense. It is the pointing out of the face that the element of Incfc at duplicate whist is still considerable, though much less than at old fashioned "straight. '* As my Mead Fisher ^mes is fond of de- fOaring, the chance element at duplicate whist, combined with its opportunities for the display of pore skill, is one reason for its great popularity. If there were no chance in it, the best players wonld always win, and the weaker ones wonld goon lose their Interest YOB canacit »» Neumann's Kival. George Wieland, a member of tho Chicago Athletic club, outewarn tho famous Dr Paul Neumann recently in a 100 ynrd race and swam a tie against him in a 3M) yard race. When Neumann was stay ins at the club last summer, he found 1* island a rather assy opponent, scoring several victories over him. When Neumann went to study at tho University of Pennsylvania, Wieland began practicing short distance swimming, with the intention of challenging Neumann for the Booth cup, which the latter now holds. He improved WH1UU UUO jt*yuv-i ».-•• beyond the most sanguine expectations o£ his friendi, and his easy victory over Iseu- mann stamps him a coming short distance champion. Neumann may return from the university in a few months and swim Wieland for the Booth cup. Ice Yachting. Orange lake in New York state is famous for ioe yachting. The conditions are better on Orange lake for a longer time each winter than they are in any part of Canada for from three to five years combined. In Canada the snow is a great stumbling block in tbe way of the sport, while on the Hudson liver the average length of time when ice is favorable is very much shorter, and indaed some years there is none at all Along the upper Hudson there are any number of speedy yachts, and most of them are of the latest pattern, but as a rule their owners have but little chance each winter to display their qualities tor speed. W»rm Pedals. A novelty of the cycle show in Paris was a padai for cold weather. The feature of tbe pedal was a little stove within. You put a cake of charcoal inside the stove door arrangement of the pedal and apply a, match. personal collection took too much of bis attention, and now a certain-well known dealer in whom he bas great confidence has a practically unlimited commission to buy for him. Mr. Wilson's library includes many interesting books besides first editions. Some of his volumes are strictly unique. Whenever be is specially interested by an article in one of the periodicals be detaches it from the remainder of tbe number, adds certain appropriate matter and bas it bound by a master of tbe bookbinding art. For instance, when Carl Schurz contributed a paper upon Grover Cleveland to one of tbe reviews Wilson bad it put between flexible leather covers with two or three fly leaves at tbe front and back. Then be sent tbe thin volume to Mr. Schnrz, with a request that be write something KIKNAN & MABVIS. Druggists, Toledo, O. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken IniranUy, a«t tag directly upon the blood am* mu- oous aurfaoes of the system. Prio»,7S« pw bottle. Sold by all druggist*. Testimonial* sent free. Hall's Family Pills ere the best. S. M. Velsey is laid up by an Attack of Indigestion. One nay to be Happy Is to attend to the comfort of your lamllr. Should one of them catch a. cold or eomrb, ••* on W.H. Porter, corner Fourth and *««e*. Btreets. sole agent, and get a trial toettte •* Otto's Cure, the (Trent German re»»«7. We give it away to prove that we. bare cure for coughs, colds, aetbma, comitm and all disease* «f the throat and lunf». sizes 50c and We. Miss Madfce Kline In the city Sunday. of i'ern visited Cure*) In » "Mystic I Cure" for rheumatism «* nc«- port. Miss Llllle Bowman 18 Pera. . visiting aV Rheumatism is due to lactic act* In the blood. Hood's Sarsaparill* neutralizes tbe acid and completolr cures the aches and pains of rheuma- CHECKERS AND CHESS. Checker Problem No. 459. Black-11, 12, 14 (king), 28 (kins). White-1 (king), 8 (king), 19. 20. White to move; black to win. Chess Problem No. 469. Black. White to play and maze in two moves. SOLCTIOSS. Checker problem So. *53: White. 1..17 to 13 2..2Sto22 8. .21 to 14 «..23tol8 6..1SV315 «..20K> 2 7.. 2 to 7 8.. T to 10 8..26 to 22, and wins Chess problem So. -458: While. L.BtoKKt* 2..BiPch t. .El mates Black- I.. 2 to 8 2. .14 toH 8.. 10 to IT 4..J7 toil 6..11 to 55 «.. 6 to 1:0 7..10 to M 8..14toil7 Black. appropriate upon the fly leaves at tbe front. When Mr. Schurz bad done so, Wilson sent tbe book to Mr. Cleveland, asking that be write something upon the fly leaves at the back. It now reposes in tbe comedian's library. Mrs. Amelia E. Barr's recent contribution to a new periodical telling bow sbe made a success in literature after passing the age of 50 and the publisher's note that her books yield a yearly income of $20,000 bave created mucb interest in bur personality. * Mrs. Barr lives at Cornwall-on-the Hudson. Her writing room is a small apartment on tbe second floor of the bouse, and when she is ready to make copy sbe enters this room, sbnts tbe door and writes steadily and rapidly for hours at a time. She never begins until she bas thought out her work with considerable detail and she rarely finds it necessary therefore to change or rewrite. She is a'bard student and whenever sbe wishes to write about something upon which she is not already well posted she goes to one of tbe great libraries and consults everything it contuius upon that subject. Gelet Burgess, formerly of San .'Francisco, is now making quite a stir in tbe metropolis. Burgess was the editor and founder of The Lark, a curious periodical issued in San Franciscoforabout2)-2 years. Its illustrations -were printed on india proof paper and gummed to tbe rough heavy stock on which the letter press was p'rinted. Many of the drawings were made by Ernest C. Pei.xotto, but Burgess, who wields a deft pencil as well as a clever pen, made some of them. Mr. Peisotto is also in New York just now, but the two are not working together. Mr. Burgess bas conceived a strong liking for Oliver Herford's pictures, and these two some monies ago planned to establish a periodical here to be entitled L'Enfant Terrible. It bas undoubtedly received a larger amount of free advertising in advance than any other similar venture ever projected. Both Burgess and Herford have many friends among the newspaper editors and literary critics, and upon receiving notice of the proposed publication these gentlemen almost fell over one another in their baste to compliment it aibead of publication. But for reasons which have not been widely explained L'Enfant Terrible bas not yet made its appearance and the date of its first issue seems still to be unfixed. A friend of ilr. Herford's, on meeting him the other day, inquired with some solicitude as to when publication wonld begin. The artist looked searebinglynpon his inquisitor and then said in the most solemn manner posa ble: "Well, really, I don't know that we shall get it out at all. We have been thinking it over and have about con clnded that publication, in view of tbe 'ligh reputation L'Enfant Terrible now anjoys, might irretrievably iujore '«• eircnlation." Mr. Herford's friend ia still pondering this statement. tism . Be sure to get Hood's . a»«' Hood'e pills are easy to take, easy to operate. Cure indigestion, bilious ness. 25c. Capt. florae, a book ageut, goV drank Saturday, and becoming a nuisance about the City hotel, wa«- eommltted to jalL From Sire t»-8on. Aga amUy medicine Sacun's Celery Kfce-- for the Nerves passes from sire to *om fcM legacy. If you have kidney, liver or Mo«* disorder, get a free sample package «*» remedy. If you bave indigestion, oons»ip«tia«. headache, dneumatism, etc, tbis spe«Mc cure you. W. H. Porter, corner Tourta Market streets, the leading LdruggUt, agent, and is distributing samples free. Large- packages 50e and 25c. THE Cit) National Bank. L»GAKSPOH.T, ISD. CAPITAL ...... $200.ooor Jons GRAY, President, I. N. CXAWTORD, Vic-,e PTCS. F. R. FOWIJJK, Caskicr. — JHBBCTORS — Tohn Gray C. G. FeweU. J- T. Elliott. Dr. w H Belt A r Jeoks, W. C. renvioCK, UM» h wlieT, ieS: W. Fuixk and John C. I«T««. »n personal i.nd c«llat«»l> Loan money $5 to $15 per year McCoy's New European Hotel COR. CLARK AND VAN BUREh .r CHICAGO. FIRE PROOF: Oae W*eJt fr«» €. R. t *: f. 'mm* L. S. 4: M. 8. Hatlr«*A ivfot. Improvements costing $75,000.00 h»T* just been completed, ind tbe bouse offers every couvenience to be found i» hotel, tndudinf hot and cold water, Bght and steam heat IB every IWM. Rates 75 cents per day »nd upward!. First Class restaurant in connection WU.LU» «e<»T,

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