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Algona, Iowa
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I THE REPUBLICAN* •TAUR A HALLOCK, PablltHeri. ALGONA, Epitome of the Week. INTERESTING NEWS COMPILATION. DOMESTIC. THE loss was reported of six men from the whaler Charles W. Morgan, which arrived at San Francisco from the Okhotsk sea. The whaler Norwhol also lost four men. THE Government cotton report shows * probable total production of 3,663,830,000 pounds, or nearly 8,000,000 bales, which exceeds last year's crop by over 600,000 bales, when it was the largest ever-raised in this country. TIIK visible supply of grain in store in the United States on the 10th was: Wheat, 22,699,747 bushels; corn, 6,385,003 bushels; oats, 3,980,231 bushels. THK thermometer registered 10 degrees above zero at St. Paul, Minn., on the 10th, the coldest day for the time of year in nineteen years. AT a meeting in the Metropolitan •Opera House at Now York at which Dillon and party wore present and made addresses $37,000 was suscribed to relievo suffering in Ireland. Four, cases of leprosy were reported in Philadelphia. Tim area seeded to wheat in Michigan this fall is 1,500,000 acres, an increase over last year of 64,000 acres. THK barns of Higgins & O'Malley at Geneva, N. Y., were burned, and Henry Hall, who had charge of the barns and slept there, and fourteen horses lost their lives. IT was discovered that Andrew Reneau, who was shot and killed by a mob at Nonnandale, Oa., for the murder of J. C. Forsyth, was innocent of the crime. Several of the mob were under arrest. THE city council of Brazil, Ind., deposed Mayor Herr foe inebriety. NOTWITHSTANDING President Woodruff's proclamation polygamy still flourishes in Utah, forty-two arrests having been made for this crime within the past few days. AT Waterville, Minn., Fred Morgan and another boy named Bennett were drowned by breaking through the ice •while skating. WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK DORAX, the Trenton (N. J.) child who was born with a craving for tobacco, died of diphtheria, aged 5 years. He smoked a pipe almost constantly. THE United States Supreme Court de' «ided that the sales of intoxicating liquors by the glass could be absolutely prohibited. THE express cars on two night trains on the Georgia railroad, one leaving Atlanta for Augusta and the other leaving Augusta for Atlanta, were robbed of $12,000. THE Oklahoma Legislature passed the bill locating the Territorial capital at Kingfisher. THE discovery of a large vein of carbonate of lead, carrying seventy to 100 ounces of silver and 30 per cent, of lead to the ton of ore, was reported in David County, N. C. AT Philadelphia Alexander Hexter, senior partner in the firm of Hexter & Bros., clothing manufacturers, was beheaded in an elevator. JOE JACKSON, one of the Eube Burrows gang of train robbers, committed suicide in the jail at Jackson, Miss., rather than stand trial. Ix his annual report Acting Adjutant- General McKeever says that the average number of pupils over 15 years of age attending military schools during the year was 11,040, of which 0,005 received military instruction. THE Quakers at Mooresville, Ind., are —QDDOsed to the liquor traffic, and they destroyed a uujuj« fl . .„},;„}, had been rented for saloon purposes. Eviiiiv peace officer in Young County, Tex., was in jail, having been indicted by the United States grand jury for participation in the mob which assaulted the iail to hang tVvvea mujderers.. ADVICES from Santiago de Cuba say that the famous bandit Velasquez had been killed by Government troops, and that his white band, numbering thirty- four men, with their arms and ammunition had surrendered to the authorities. JOHN T. WALKEK, SON & Co, of New York, silk importers, failed for $900,000. HEJJKY M. STANLEY, the African explorer, was greeted by an immense audience on the llth at the Metropolitan Opera-House in New York, it being his first lecture in this country. Du. BOSWELL GOJIMAN. a prominent physician and farmer and a veteran of the Confederate army, was shot and killed by a colored employe at his home near Lexington, Ky. THE general assembly of the Knights of Labor met at Denver, Col., and Grand Master Powderly in his report said the late New York Central strike had almost brought the organization to financial ruin, and it developed the fact that the press of the country was not friendly to the Knights. CHIEF SIGNAL OFFICEII GKEELY in his annual report says there has been a decided improvement in the condition and efficiency of the army as regards signal practice. At the end of the year 1,837 miles of military telegraph lines and 021 miles of seacoast lines were in operation. There were only fourteen occasions during the year on which severe cold waves were not predicted, 9S per cent, of all the important cold waves being noted in advance. In speaking of tornadoes General Greely said that they were not so destructive to life as thunder-storms. BEE EUJBANKS, of Mitchell, Ind., was arrested oo the charge of murdering 1 bis sister while he was drunk. IT was believed that the recent explosion of the Dupout powder works near Wilmington, Del., in which ten work- wen were killed outright, was caused by a gang of flre-bugs. JACK BUCJUNOUAM (colored) committed suicide at Noble Lake, Ark., by taking morphine. Tuie was the first »ogro suicide that ever occurred in an opinion that the anti-lottery law does not prohibit the "ffuesslnsf contests" now much In vogue among newspapers as a means'of advertising. . THE fourth annual session of the National Fraternal congress, comprising nearly all the beneficial organizations in the country, began on the llth at Pittsburgh, Pa. 1 IN a fire in George W. Burnaide's livery at Sioux Falls, S. D., thirty-four horses were burned to death. A LIST of losses from the Gloucester (Mass.) fishing fleet tbis year show that of eighty-six lives lost eighty-five were Canadians. A. F. ANDEIISON, at onetime the leading attorney at Tiffin, 0., was sent to the workhouse in default of a 820 fine for drunkenness. .THE Knickerbocker Fire Insurance Company of New York announced its intention, of going into voluntary liquidation. It was probably the oldest fire insurance company doing business on this continent. It was founded in 1787 and had just completed the 103d year of its existence. THK financial crisis in Wall street, New York, came to an end on the 12th, the prompt action of the clearinghouse in assisting the banks restoring confidence. THE remains of General George Crook were taken from Oakland, MxL, on the 12th and interred in the National Cemetery at Arlington with military honors. A PASSENGER train going west on the Reading road jumped the track near Annville, Pa., was thrown down an embankment, and seven persons were badly injured. THE amount of gold coin and bullion in the United States Treasury on the 12th was $157,550.331. AN unfinished house at Marion, Ind., was blown to atoms by natural gas which had escaped from pipes and accumulated between the foundation walls. THE board of managers of the Adams Express Company decided at a meeting in New York to boycott lotteries. EVEIIY house iii the town of Cape Gracios, La., was blown down by a hurricane. A SPECIAL census agent finds that there are 5,500 Indians in the State of Washington. MAKY and Ann Meyers, two old maids who lived at Hartford, Conn., were found dead. Neglect and old age was the probable cause of their deaths. A MEAT market at Middleport, N. Y., was burned and Joseph Spalding, who lived on an upper floor, perished in the flames. AT the depth of twenty feet a well- digger at La Harpe, 111., found some curious wooden and clay images of quaint design. JOHN BECK was burned to death in a fire which destroyed the Hamilton Hotel and other buildings at Biggs, Cal. D. G. CAMPBELL', of Merriam, Kan., was struck by a train at a crossing and instantly killed. He was 70 years of age and a prominent temperance lecturer. THE safe in the store of A. B. Meyer at Now Orleans was blown open and robbed of $4,000 in cash and S3J.OOO in bonds. NEAR Millersburg, Ky., a passenger train ran into a hand-car on which were five track-repairers, and all were fatally hurt. JAMES B. McSi/ov andS. Benson were killed by an engine at Erie, Pa., and Henry Sutter, on learning of the death of McSloy, who had been a warm friend, shot himself fatally. AT Orange, N. J., Robert Kerr, aged 35 years, shot and fatally wounded Mrs. Knoble, aged 80, because she refused to marry him, and then blowout his own brains. HENKY M. STANLEY left New York on the 13th for bis lecture tour throughout the country, which will end on April 6, 1891. A FIBE at Tiburon, CaL, destroyed a dozen of the principal stores and houses. THJ? little child of John Lanahan, of Wesleyville, Pa., was burned to death, and the mother was so severely burned as to be crippled for life. RUBE SMITH, one of the Burrows gang of train robbers, was sentenced at Jackson. Miss,, to life-imprisonment. WILLIAM O'SBORN, an aged man, was killed by the cars at Jeifersonville, Ind., while carrying home some medicine for a dying daughter. A SOUTHERN PACIFIC passenger train broke through a trestle near Salem, Ore., and five persons were killed and nearly 100 injured. THE Knox County Savings Bank at Mt. Vernon, O., suspended. THE base-ball war is practically over, the Players' League having virtually gone out of existence. OFFICIAL returns from the recent ol6c* tibns show that the Democrats elected the entire fourteen Congressmen in Missouri and eleven of the thirteen in Indiana. In Pennsylvania the Congressional delegation stands eighteen Republicans and ten Democrats. EDWIN BOOTH, the great actor, was 57 years old on the 13th. THE 77th birthday of Allen G. Thur* man was celebrated in Columbus, 6., on tbe 13th, prominent persons from all over the country being present. Mr. Thurman has lived in Ohio seventy-jone years. REV. Dn., H. M. DEXTER, editor of the Congregationalist, of Boston, died suddenly at his home in Now Bedford, aged 69 years. REV. CHARLES S. AUSISTRONG, a Presbyterian minister of Jackson, Mich., died on tho street of heart failure at Battle Creek, Mich. lie was 67 years old and had boon in the ministry forty years. THE Prohibition party of Missouri having failel at tho recent election to poll the 3 per cent, vote requisite under tho Australian law to preserve the party's official standing, have determined to adopt the name of National party and to embody additional issues in their platform. THE official returns show that Pattison (Dem.) was elected Governor of Pennsylvania by 16,554 plurality. Tho Republicans elected the remainder of the State ticket by pluralities ranging from 22,305 to 25,491. DANIEL S. APPLETON, head of the publishing firm of D. Appleton & Co., died at his homo in Now York, aged 60 years. FATAL SMASH-UPS. , Railway "collision* 111 Which * Number ot Ltvftd'Are Lost ami .Many Persona Hart. PiTTSHunoH, f«., Nov. 1ft.—Tho third section of tho western express on the Pehnsylvant a railroad ran into the second section near New Florence, Causing the death of two persons and the serious injury of eighteen others. Tho dead are: Henry M. Minott, 89 Court street, Boston, Mass.; Mrs. S. H. Angel, 809 Twenty-first street, Wash- FOREIGN. THE-influenza was again spreading in Berlin, forty cases having been reported of which seven wore pronounced hopeless by the physicians. THE Roumanian Government was al- loting a vast quantity of State land in free farms to peasant families. A LAIIGE tobacco factory valued at $200,000 was burned at Madrid, and 10,000 men were thrown out of employment A FEKKY BOAT capsized in the river Wagg, near Biztrico, Austria, and fifty- five passengers were drowned. OVKB 200 Jews expelled from Russia sailed from Bremen for the United States. TEN persons wore killed in a collision between a passenger train and a freight train near Taunton, Eng. GHEAT damage has been done on the Welsh and Irish coasts by violentgales, and shipping has suffered severely. KINO HUMBEUT, of Italy, has refused to ask tho usual appropriation for tho heir to the throne, saying that tho country is too poor. PHESIDENT BOGIIAN, of Honduras, was forced by Sanchez to evacuate Tegucigalpa, the capital, and temporarily set up his government at Tamara. FIVE MILLION dollars' worth of newly discovered pine timber is the result of the Candadian Government expedition of exploration that has returned from the northern portion of the Province of Quebec. THE British torpedo cruiser Serpent foundered off the coast of Spain, and out of a total of 376 souls on board only three were saved. QUEEN EMMA has been appointed regent to govern Holland during the illness of King William. SINCE Mr. Balfour returned to England from his Irish tour his guard of detectives has been increased. R. M. WANZER& Co., sowing-machine and lamp manufacturers at Hamilton, Ont, failed for $200,000, and J. H. Gendron, flour merchant at Sherbrooke, Quo., failed for $125,000. The collision occurred about 6 o'clock during a dense fog. Tho second section was being held for orders on account of a freight wreck, when the third section came thundering along at a high rate of speed and crashed into the rear car of the second section. This car was tho "Biscay," the Washington sleeper, and was well filled with passengers. All of the killed and injured were in this car. A special engine and car, -y^ith several physicians on board, were sent from this city to the scene of the wreck immediately after the report reached the city. Singularly enough there was but one injured person on train No. 7. Fireman Pitcairn has a serious cut on his head, and his face and lips were split open. Engineer Henry McCormick was shaken up considerably but was not hurt otherwise. The fireman of the engine that crashed in the rear of the second No. 9 says that the operator in the Nineveh Block tower is reponsible for tho disaster. The fireman claims that their train entered the block on a white, or clear track signal, while second No. 9 had not yet left tho western end of tho block at New Florence. It is said that many of the injured and other passengers were robbed. J. W. Leslie, of Everett, Mass., says that $200 was taken from his sleeping berth. THREE KILLED IN MINNESOTA. DUBUQUE, la., Nov. 15.—A mar-end collision occurred on the Chicago, St. Paul & Kansas City road at Elkton, Minn., Friday morning. A southbound freight-train was standing on the main track while the engine ran ahead for water. Another freight came along and ran into the caboose of the first train. Two cars and the engine were badly damaged. Conductor Penniman, Fireman Rolf and Brukemen Callahan of the second train were instantly killed. TRAINMEN KILLED IN OHIO. BELLAIRE, 0., Nov. 15.—A collision occurred on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad near Scott's Station Friday morning between East and West-bound freight trains, killing J. Watson, engineer, and James Fleischer, fireman, instantly. James Barrett, a fireman, was scalded so badly that he died an hour later. Thomas Burke, another employe, was seriously injured about tho head and can not recover. COLLISION IN VIRGINIA. RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 15.—A collision of freight-trains occurred Friday morning near Ford's Depot, Dinwiddie County, on the Norfolk & Western road. The engines came head-end together, totally destroying both, derailing and piling sixteen cars on top of one another. The engineers and firemen of both engines jumped. One train hand was killed and five severely injured. WHAT THE FIGURES SHOW. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. HAKVEY FISK, one of the best-known bankers in this country, died of heart failure at his residence in Wilbartha, N. J., at the age of 57 years. JOHN MEYEUS, ono of the wealthy citizens of Logansport, Ind., died from the effects of a rat bite. MKS. WACHTEK, the Whitehall (Pa.) faster, had on the llth gone sal days without tasting food. OFFICIAL returns from the Iowa election show the success of the entire Republican ticket by pluralities ranging from 366 for Railroad Commissioner to 2,800 for Secretary of State. OFFICIAL returns from tho recent election in California give the Republicans four of the six Congressmen, making the delegation tbe same as t he previous one. THE Alabama Legislature convened on the 12th. WYOMING'S first State Legislature met at Cheyenne on the 12th. There were forty-nine members, nine of whom were Democrats. W. R. Schnitger, of Cheyenne, was elected president of the Senate, and O. P. Kellogg, of Cook County, was chosen speaker of the House. THE golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Fisher, of Elkhart, Ind., was celebrated on the 12th. THE returns from all the counties in Indiana give the following as the result of the recent election: Matthews (Dctn.), for Secretary of State, 2S3.8SI; Trustee (Rep.), 214,803; mount (Pro.), 11.934; Prindle (People's), 17,851; J Matthews' plurality, 19,079. LATER NEWS JUDGE DAVID MCLEAN, ex-president of the Savannah (Mo.) National Bank, was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary for defrauding depositors out of 8100,000. A LARGE deposit of copper ore was found near Mellon, Wis. JACOB STKOEBEL, a farmer living near Saginaw, Mich., drank a pint of whisky on a wager and dropped dead a few minutes after. GOVERNOR FIFER decided not to pardon Oscar W. Neebe, who was convicted in Chicago in 1880 of participation in the Haymarket riot with the other Anarchists. MR. JOHN D. DELLILE, the American Consul at Bristol, Eng., died in that city. THE rebellion in Honduras, headed by General Longinos Sanchez, was practically ended, the revolutionary forces having been utterly routed by tbe army which President Bogran had gathered from all portions of the country. THE Kansas City Packing Company at Armourdale, Kan., failed for $500,000. THE National convention of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union met in Atlanta, Ga., on the 14th, Miss Frances E. Willard presiding. THE report of a New York commercial agency showed that tbe legitimate business of the country was the largest ever known and that trade bad not been affected by the flurry in Wall street They said that the demand for money was largely due to the unprecedented volume of business thus far. THE Wertheiiner building in San Francisco was burned, causing a loss of $250,000. THE business failures in tbe United States during the seven days ended on the 14th numbered 266, against 215 the preceding week and 265 tbe corresponding week last year. THREE workmen were blown to pieces by a premature explosion of dynamite in a stone quarry at Omaha, Neb. TRAINS collided on the Pennsylvania road at New Florence, Pa., and the wreck took fire and one Pullman car was burned. Two persons wore killed and eighteen injured. THE business portion of the town of Burton, O,, was destroyed by fire. REGINALD BIUCHALL, who decoyed Frederick C. Bonwall, a follow countryman, from England on » pretense of helping bim to learn, farming in Canada and murdered him on February 17 last iu a swamp near Woodstock, Oat., way hanged in the jail-yard at that place on Oillchil majorities of the Successful Candidates in Illinois. SPRINGFIELD, 111., Nov. 15. — Official returns have now been received by tho Secretary of State from all tho counties except Cook. As tabulated these give the vote on the State ticket as follows: For State Treasurer— Wilson, 253,327; Atnberg, 250.240. Wilson's majority outside of Cook County is 3,087. For Superintendent of Public Instruction— Raab, 202,700; Edwards, 243,723; Raab's majority outside of Cook County, 18,977. Complete official returns from all the counties in -the Northern Grand division except Cook County show that A. H. Taylor (Rep.) received 97,240 votes for Clerk of the Supreme Court for that division; that E. Stoskopf (Dem.) received 70,620, and that H. A. Haines (Pro.) received 6,221. In the Central Grand division complete returns for Clerk of the Supreme Court give E. A. Snively (Dem.) 107,952; James J. Finn (Rep.), 89,591, and George C. McFadden , (Pro.), 7,116. Snively's majority over Finn is 18,371. In the Southern Grand division the vote for Clerk of the Supreme Court was: Theodore Trombley (Rep.) 59,658; Frank W. Havill (Dem.), 60,242; T. S. Marshall (Pro.), 3,205. Havill's majority over Tromley, 584. THE KEYSTONE STATE. Plurality for Governor Over 16,000— The Kent of the State Ticket Elertetl by the Republican* — Official Congressional IHajorittna. HABRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15.— The official returns show that Pattison (Dem.) was elected Governor of Pennsylvania by 1B.554 plurality. Tho Republicans elected the remainder of the State ticket by pluralities ranging from 22, • 865 to 25.491. Following are the official majorities of Congressmen in this State: 1. Bingham, R.. 8. O'Neill, R.... 8. MoAleer, D... 4. Reylmrn, R .. 6. Hm-mer, R... 6. RoWuson, R.. 7. Allowell, D. . a Mutchler.D... 9. Bruiier. D — 10. Brosiufc, R.... 11. Amerman, D. 12. Sbanls, R 13. Keiily. D 7,678 6,5391 , 408' 18,885 15. Wright, R ..... 16. Hopkins, R. . 17. Wolverton, D. 5,944 18. Atkinson, R... 609 11,40319. BeHzboover.D 7,109 4,105)». Scull.R 536 187 1,384 1,480 W. BiXe, R 3.48728. KHUbs, D gh ki 31. Huff, R 1,498 8,876 !M. JJulzeli, R 7,905 11,18393. Stone. R 7,118 «,T«0 U-J. Stewart. H.... 1S8 81335. Gillesple, IX., 3,Ui8 Stone, R 3,313 •fl. Grtsvvold, It. of tlie AiuMerlSr of Boii^efl in. th« Womistboic, bnt., Jail-tie tfo'e'iw Death Calmly. WOODSTOCK, Ont., No*. 18.—Reginald Birchall, who decoyed Frederick C: Benwell, a fellow countryman, froni Eng land on a pretense of helping him to learn farming in Canada and murdered him in a swamp near here, was hanged In the jail-yard at this place at 8:30 a. m. Friday. His far as could be ascertained, was painless. Six minutes after the great weight jerked his body into the air, the physicians pronounced him dead. The post-mortem discovered that death had been caused by strangulation. The usual statutory verdict was found by the coroner's jury. Tho hanging was first set down for 9 o'clock, but by Birchall'a own request il was done half an hour earlier. After he had breakfasted he sat in his eel smoking cigars and chatting with old Sheriff Perry. The latter was solemn; Birchall was not. He seemed to find amusement in the fact of the old sheriff's sorrow for him. Birchall was dressed in a white flannel shirt, dark striped trousers, and slippers. At his throat he wore a tasty black tie. The criminal was accompanied to the scaffold by Rev. Wade, who has been constant in his attendance on the prisoner since the trial. Other members of the procession were George Perry, Birchall's' guard, and Prison Inspector Chamberlain. Birchall was perfectly calm and cheerily saluted each member of the party as they entered his cell. Among tho spectators was Arthur Leetham of Montreal, a friend of Birchall at Oxford. Leetham saluted the prisoner, who advanced and kissed him full on the lips, the tears running down Leetham's cheeks, while B|rchall did not change a muscle of his countenance. Birchall mounted the steps of tho scaffold with an unfaltering tread. When the religious exercises were begun Birchall joined heartily, being particularly emphatic in his "amens." On the surrounding buildings overlooking the jail yard were hundreds-of people who were thus enabled to witness the last act of the Benwell tragedy. Birchall repeated the Lord's! prayer after Rev. Wade while the noose was being put around his neck. Ht submitted to the hangman in his usual matter-of-fact way. There was a slightly wearied look in his eyes, While the doomed man's legs were being bound with a strap Birchall stood with his head erect, looking straight before him, and offering no objection to the hangman's operations. Toward the conclusion of the Lord's prayer Rev. Dr. Wade's voice was filled with deepest anguish and broke. He stepped forward and kissed Birchall, saying: "May God have mercy on you," and retired a few paces. The supreme moment was at hand. When Radcliffe, the Toronto hangman, pulled the black cap over Birchall's face tho latter said, loud enough for every one to hear: "Well, won't you shake hands before 1 go?" This rather dumbfounded Radcliffe for a moment. Then he- thrust forth his hand and shook Birchall's hand. Then stopping back he took-hold of the cord connecting with the latch of the weight above. John Perry, the son of the sheriff, and acting for his father, was standing three or four steps to the left. Ho gave the signal and the bolt was drawn out. The body was jerked in an oblique direction. It moved around for a few seconds with its own momentum and finally hung straight down. A convulsive shudder ran through the frame. Then a blood-curdling sight was witnessed. The hands clasped and unclasped convulsively, the nails entering the flesh and causing the blaod to flow; the legs drew up and straightened out. There was every indication that the man was being slowly strangled. His neck was not broken. Two minutes after the bolt was withdrawn Birchall's pulse was sixty strokes per minute. At the end of six minutes he was pronounced dead. [Btrchall's crime was the killing of F. C. Bonwcll February 17 last in a swamp in Oxford County, Canada. Birohall came to Canada early in tho summer of 1888 to become a farmer, but, finding the work harder and the pay smaller than he hud been led to expect, he stayed In Woodstock. Birchall talked a great deal about aristocrats in England with whom he claimed to be acquainted or connected. His wife seemed to second him In what ho did. These two disappeared in thf< fall as quickly as they had come, leaving certain unpaid.bills. When a man was arrested in February last for the murder of the stranger whose body was found in the swamp near Princeton the people were made aware for the first time that Birchall bad returned. Against Birohall there were scraps of evidence which, while not making a complete case, wer« all consistent one with the other, and together were certainly strong. The principal witness was a young Englishman named Douglas R. Polly, who had come out on the Britannic with Mr. and Mrs. Blrchall and Benwell. Felly and Benwell had made arrangements in England to take tm interest in a horse ranch or farm which BirobaU claimed he owned in Canada. According to Felly, Birchall had represented this Jarm to be a mile and a half from Niagara Falls. Beu- well's father, a retired British Colonel, was to pay £500 for an interest in this farm as soon as his son should write tron Canada that he was satisfied with his bargain. Young Felly also had paid Birchall a large sum oa condition that he was to have employment on the farm with a small share in the profits. Monday, February 17, Benwell and Blrcball bad taken the Grand Trunk southern division train to go to the alleged stock farm. That night Birchall returned alone, explaining that Benwell bad gone on further, probably intending to call at London, Ont. The two men, however, were seen to get off at Eastwood station and go across the ttelda iu a direction which would take them to tbe swamp. Birchall was subsequently seen tore- '8oa turn alone. Two days later Benwell's body was found in the swamp.] ta ei«enc*« and48th,the: .U r oad (BvanS eeltokete frorn Chicago fin points to Florence. Ala., and return at one Fare tot the rouna trip, good fifteen dayfl. Solid trains and Pullman Buffet Sleeper to Nashville. For time tables and inform*.Won, address CiL. Stone, Ass't Gen. Pass. &Tkt. Ag't, O. & B. I. R. R., Chicago. WHTis iithat the brass band In a proces* •ion always stops playing Justus you have rushed to the window to listen to; it? The ladles Delighted. The pleasant effect and the perfect safety with which the ladies may use the liquid fruit laxative, B.yrup of Figa, under all conditions make it their favorite remedy. It is- pleasing to the eye and to the taste, gentle, yet effectual in acting oil the kidneys, liver and bowels. j- v _ ----,. , i,Ar*r-^-i -i-i 1 It seems as though the literary worker- ought to have a pon-sion or an Ink-urn of some kind.—Binghamton Leader. DoTOtm clothes last as they .used to? If not. you must be using nsoap or M>a8Al«//pbi»- der that rot» them; Try the good e>M-/o87ilon«i' Dobbins' Electric Soap, perfectly pure to-day as in 1805. .. THE decline of literature—The printed blank that accompanies rejected manuscript.—St. Joseph News. THEHK'S a wide difference between a self- made man and a summer maid man.— Washington Star. 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LAKOK checks are always fashionable tot lawyers' suits.—-Boston Commercial. •— FRIENDS get on better when each is willing to come off a J ttle blt.-^-Elmira Gazettes 2,823 51 BOMB ladies of Bhinelaud have sent a petition to the burgomaster of Mettmann in tbe following strain: "We, your petitioners, pray that your police officers may visit the inns of tbis place to prevent our husbands and sons from stay- Ing there far into the nigbt, while we f your petitioners, are at home anxiously awaiting them from their daily labors. Furthermore, we are of the opinion that tbe money squandered there could b(B ojore advantageously spent at home, (9 the hope that our appeal will meet with your sympathy, vre remain, with/ esJje»,t»ei»- MANAGEB J. B. H. KEIAEY, of the Monoagahela House, Pittsburgh, bag one of the most complete collections of watches iu this country. It is oiaimjwl that every watch in the collection is more tljan one hundred years old and all are in running order. The watches are of many kinds. Some have copper oat brass oases, and others 04908 of silver or gold. They vary ia si*e and fom ft?PJ& minute globts but little large* * ba * peas to the .tbipfc §&&, mmlMs M- fashioned bulVa A Poverty-stricken Millionaire t This seems a paradox, but it is explained by one of New York's richest men; "1 don't count my wealth In dollars," he said. "What are all my possessions to me, since I am a victim of consumption ? My doctor tells me that I have but a few months to live, for the disease is incurable. I am poorer than that beggar yonder." "But,'* interupted the friend to whom he spoke* "consumption can be cured. If takei. in time, Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical: Discovery will eradicate every vestige- of the disease from your system." "rll try it," said the millionaire, and he did; and to-day there is not a healthier, happier man to be found anywhere. The "Discovery" strikes at the seat of the complaint. Consumption is a disease of the blood—is nothing more nor less than lung-scrofula—and it must and does yield to this wonderful remedy. "Golden Medical Discovery" is not only an acknowledged remedy for that terribly fatal malady, when taken in time and given a fair trial, but also for all forms of Scrofulous, Skin and Scalp' Diseases, as White Swellings, Fever- sores, Hip-joint Disease, Salt-rheum, Tetter, Eczema. Boils, Carbuncles, Erysipelas and kindred ailments. SCOTT'S EMULSION Of Pure Cod Liver Oil and HYPOPHOSPHITES of Lime and Soda is endorsed and prescribed by Wadlnsr physicians because both tho CoA Lleer OU and uypovhoipMte*. are the recognized agents lu the cure ot (frntumption. It ia as palatable as uiUt. n. It . It to the y lor CONSUMPTION, Scrofula, Brouehitii, Wanting Pis* ew«§, Chronic Congfe* »a« Opl4». Ap* lor Scott'e Emulsion and tf&e no other. Of BULL'S @ — y JGHyRUP .'i HLMI-UV. PRICE ;> r, ( : 9SBER OR TBIEF ,a_ standard:

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