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i' I THE PER NES, ALaOKA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JXJL5T 5 4 1893, THE SKULL n COURT GHASTLY EVIDENCE PRODUCED IN THE MEAD CASE. WOUNDS FOUND ON THE MURDERED BANKER'S HEAD. to submit a resolution naming the day on which to terminate the discussion Later. London, .Tune 20.—A hot debate on the matter of setting a time for a vote on the home rule bill kept the commons in uproar all night, adjournment not being taken until 4 o'clock this morning. •' BIG DROP IN SEVER Experts From Chicago ''.Testify that They Were Caused by the Discharge of a Gun Placed Close to the Head. Statements Made by Prior and Lea. Other Testimony. Waupaca. Wis., June 20.—The skull of Banker Mead was offered in evidence this afternoon. The body of Mead was exhuuied on the 10th of last February, In the presence of District Attorney TRYON'S SUCCESSOR. DOLLARS NOW WORTH 63 CENTS AS BULLION. Goldberg. The bullet which the prosecution claims was fired from u Flobert rilie Was found in the skull. The bullet wound was iu the right temple. Prof. Milton Jay, of Miuot Medical college, Chicago, «nd Dr. Rouseville, also of Chicago, were called as expert witnesses to prove that the! condition of tho skull revealed the effects of con cussion such ns would result from the discharge of a gun placed close to the head. The shot gun and rillo wounds were on the sonic side, of the head. The appearance of the skull caused a seiisa- tlqa ha court. At .the forenoon session Jerome Nay. lor was recalled. The defendants sought to prove that Noylor, since he testilied on Friday at his home, was in Seymour, had told several that lie had been aci. ing as a private detective and expected to get money from the state if the defendants were convicted and that he got mad at Felker anil tore the buttons off Felker's shirt. Tho state objected and it was sustain. ed. The witness said he did not state that if tho state was successful ho had hopes of reward. R. Peterson and R, Dolling testified to having bonds in the bank for safe keeping. W. C. Lord, father.in-law of the defendant, Brousan, testified to having bought books at assignee's sale; did not know where tho bank book ox cash, book was. Andrew Williams was on the stand and testified that when Tab Prior was ex-rested in 1800 several came to the jail to visit him, among them W. 0. Lord, Richard Lea and Fred Lea. Rich, lard Lea proposed Prior have Judge Gate for lawyer and having the case started right. Tho party; then retired except Lea and himself. Prior said Sam had given the whole thing away. Lea said, ' What, has Sam squealed? Charley Mumbrue is dead, the girl is dead. Nothing can bo made of tills. Keep up good courage.' The cross-examination tended to show that a reward, of ,$2,000 had been offered payable to tho slier. Iff Win. Bo-mis said ho was in Osh- kosli with Bronson who had about $2,000 In money and said he had money now and ho "didn't give a darn." Honscom on tho stand swore that he had never made a confession. He said at Manawa ho had .a conversation with Lawyer Sanbonn. The deputy who had him! in charge did not hear It. He said Saubom did not give him $5,000 to go back on the statement that Mr. Goldberg, attorney for the prosecution, had promised to give him a reward and conduct him safely to the state line after he had testified. Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Sey- mour to Command. London, June 29.—Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, commander-ln- chlef of the British Mediterranean station, has been appointed to succeed Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon, who lost his life by the foundering of the battleship Victoria. Sir Michael entered the navy In 1850, became captain In 1S65, a rear admiral In 1882, and a vice-admiral In 1888. He served In the Burmah war In 1802, in the Baltic and Black Seas during the Crimean war, and in the China war. He was formerly a naval aide-de-camp to the queen. From. 1885 to 1887 he was commander-in-chlef of the Pacific station and in 1800 was appointed conx- mnndei'-in-chief of the channel squad- x'on. It has been decided to erect by national subscription a monument In St. Paul's Cathedral to the memory of the officers and men who perished in the battleship Victoria. UNCLE SAM SAYS THEY'RE AS GOOD AS EVER. They Will Still Purchase 100 Cents Worth of Goods—Mollie Gibson Mine Closed—Money Comes High at New York—Opinions on the Silver Situa> tkm. DEASY HELD FOR TRIAL. Antl-Parnellite Member of Parliament . Released Under £100 Bail. London, June 29.—John Deasy, member of the house of commons for the west division of County Mayo, against whom a young servant girl procured a summons for assault, was brought into the police court today and held in £100 bail for trial. Mr. Deasy Is a member of ithe axxti- Pamelllte or McCarthyite section of the Irish parliamentary party and is vei'y popular among his asociates. NO MORE MEAT INSPECTION. GLADSTONE HAS THE OPPOSITION t ,.- IN A FIX. Secretary Morton Seeks to Undo Uncle Jerx-y's Work. Washington, June 29. — Secretaxy Morton is determined to do away altogether with tho meat inspection instituted by the last administration, which was the means of opeiniug an immense European market for American pork, It was a boon to the American farmer, Mr. Morton today sxxbmitted to Attorney General Olney the question whether the laws makes it obligatory for the secretary of agriculture to ex. pend the money appropriated for meat iusiiection. If the attorney general decides that it is not obligatory Mr. Morton proposes to terminate at one stroke the whole business, thereby putting a stop to tho meat inspection in Milwaukee, Chicago, Kansas City and everywhere else. IN DEERFIELD. Many People Go to the Gossip. Fair—Othei Dcerfleld, June 20.—Josie Thompson is visiting her sister, Mrs. Edwin Helmicks. Miss Sarah Lee is visiting N. D. Lee and family. Walter Mayer made a business trip to Madison Thursday. 11. A. Larson and wife are tho guests of Mrs. Chris. Anderson. IT. G. Kliiufcltor -and family left for tho world's fair Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Eighmy visited on Liberty prairie Sunday. Norman Nelson, of Madison, is visiting Scott de Lay. Mrs. David Nelson has moved into the Dykeson block. Miss Annie Ansen is visiting Mrs. Nels, Resland. Mrs. Grinde called on frieiuds in Madison Wednes. Washington, D. O., June 29.-^gecre- tary Carlisle received numerous callers today, among whom are many, members of congress. With all of these the silver question formed the principal topic of conversation and the continued decline of the price of silver was naturally advcxted to. The secretary had received a cablegram stating that the price of silver was today in London US 1-2 cents per ounce, at which rate the silver dollar as bullion was worth 53 cents. Nevertheless the point was of corn-so apparent that the purchasing power of the silver dollar wibh silver bullion «xt OS 1-2 cents per ounce was as great today as it was when silver was worth $1.22 per ounce and the bullion value of the silver was 93 cents. It should be equally obvioxxs that this is so because it is known that the credit dt the United Sates is behind its silver money, as it is behind all of its other forms of money, and without which none of them except gold coin and gold certilicates woxxld be worth their pox- value in the money markets of the world. This fact was several times emphasized at the last session of congress when ex-Secretory Sherman and others repeatedly declared during the senate debates that there was in the treasury the bullion gold value of every, silver certificate, issued by the government. ADVERSE SENATE. doy.- E. Simonseu and wife return. cd from Chicago Tuesday where they have been attending the world's fair for a AA'ceit. E. S. Holman spent Sunday in Stoughton. J. E. De Lay and son loft for Chicago Monday. GOING TO BUZZARD'S BAY. Obstruction Guns Spiked—The Premier Keeps tho House of Commons in , Session Until 4 O'clock This Morning—Anti Pariiollite Member of the Commons in Trouble. London, Jxuxo 29.—Of more than 1,000 amendments to tlie homo rule bill only 350 have so far been disposed of and the opposition appears determined to persist in obstruction until its wings are clipped by a strong measure of closure. When ithe committee stage ends, a month hence, under the new arrangement, the bill Avill have been longer In committee than any other bill in the history of parliament. Undoubtedly the patience hitherto exercised will have the effect upon which Mr. Gladstone calculated—of strengthening the linnds of the govei'uiuent in carrying out the drastic measures now proposed. Urgent whips were out for today's debate, and Mr, Gladstone is credited with a determination to suspend the midnight rule and continue the session until early tomorrow morning in order to secure the adoption of the resolu-i' rraiu Conductor Mauls an Outlaw With Speculation as to Yesterday's Cabinet Consultations. Washington, June 29.—Consultations between Cleveland and members of the cabinet today caused considerable gossip. The report spread that Cleveland was consulting with reference to tho advisability of calling an extra session earlier than September, but there is no foundation for the story. There is reason to believe that Clove- land intends to leave tho city within a few days for a long stay at Buzzard's Bay and that he and tho cabinet olli- cera were merely arranging matters. ANOTHER ROBBER FOOLED. tioii Avitiiout an adjournment. T. W. Russell's amendment really Involves a A'Oto of censure and Avill be supported by all the unionist forces. Mi. Chamberlain lias hurried to London to attend a meeting of the unionist leaders to decide Avhat tactics to adopt I in the face of the sudden change In' the situation. Mr. Gladstone's scheme, however, lias ibeen carefully di-UAvn, giving ample time for the discussion of genuine amendments, and the tories are placed in a fix by the awkAvard precedent of 1887. Besides yesterday's decision the government has determined to vote the Avhole supply before parliament rises. The ministerialists now calculate that the home rule bill Avill reach tho house His Own Gun. of lords atid that its fate there will be settled before the end of Axxgust. Should tho deposition attempt to obstruct the report and third reading stages the government is quite prepared Arkansas City, Kan., June 29.—Another train robber came to grief today. A rough looking character boarded the north-bound passenger train at Oklahoma City, carrying a large parcel. After the train Avas well out of toAvn ho Avent, into a toilet room and .soon emerged Avith a Winchester in his hand, held up tho conductor, compelled him to stop the train and then ordered him to go ahead to tho engine. As they stepped to tlie ground the robber alloAved his gun to slightly shift. The, agile conductor felled him Avilh a blow on (he jaw and be.-it him into submission Avith his own gun. He Avas placed in Jail at Wichita. He was equipped Avith two sticks of dynamite besides his gun. I Jlhoda Bird has secured a verdict foi' $2,000 against tho town of Otsego, Columbia county, for damages from a defective highway. Why the President Delays Colling the Extra Session. New York, June 29.—There is xuxxch talk in AVall street as to the reasons which prevented the president calling congress together immediately. One of the reports Avas to the effect that the president, in conversation with a leading member of the hoxxse, had said that while there was no reasonable doubt about there being a majority in the house favorable, to the repeal of the Sherman law, it was by no means certain that a like result would follow in the senate, and that this uncertainty of the senate was the principal factor against the calling of an extra session earlier than September. An intimate friend of the secretary of tlie treasury, in conversation with a reporter today, said that according to Mr. Carlisle, a canvass of the members of congress had been -made two months ago in behalf of Mr. Cleveland, with tho result that it was learned that there Avas a majority of the house in favor of the repeal of tlie rtlxorman silver purchase laAA', but that in the senate there was a majority of twenty the other way. It is believed, however, that enough senators (eleven at least) would be converted before Septemobi to enable a repeal measure to be passed in Ihe upper house. An ex-treasury official, Avhen asked about tho effect of the stoppage of free silver coinage by the Indian mints, said: "This is a vexy complex question, and xuxtil AVO know just exactly what the Indian British government's intentions are, it is impossible to discuss tiie question thoroughly. In some respects it may possibly be a good tiling for tills country. Heretofore an English merchant has been able to buy, say a dollar's Avorth of silver for GS cents, and have it coined into a dollar (Indian money), which, would buy a dollar's worth of wheat, and that gave him a decided advantage over tho Americans. The British government will no doubt try to avoid interferinj as far as possible with commercial interests, not only in their own dominions, but Avith the rest of the world. They are always A'cry conservative. Silver coin is still legal tender in India, but the government is going to put tho countiy gradually on a gold basis, and as a first step has made tho value of the rupee 1 shilling and 4 pence. If this countiy should stop the purchase of silver in September, I think it is very doubtful whether tho British government Avould be able to cany out its plans to raise the price of the rupee above tho arbitrary value it has now given to it. There is another question, too, as to which AVO are uninformed, and which makes it dillicult to discuss the silver question at this time, and that is the uncertainty as to the British (government's action in relation to council bills." taken itp iitt Europe, where all othe government securities Would Immedi ately drop; heavily* not being able t compete with American bonds. Then according to the theory, gold woulc flow into the United Stated and in short space of time bi-metalism woul have to be adopted by Europe and the enormous quantity of silver held by the American treasxtry would lise in value the whole trairxsaction being Immensely profitable to the United States. It is said here If nothing is done to bring about bl-metalism oil the silvex using countiies will begin manufactxir ing for themselvesi and the United States and Europe will lose enox*mousiy in their foreign trade. Tlie United States it is urged, has now a wonderful oppor tunity to settle the silver question permanently. The Colorado Silver Advocate on the Action of India. .Denver, Col., June 29.—Senator Hen ry M. Teller this morning said: The action of the government of India ought not to have depressed silvex ;o the extent that it seems to have done, and I think that the fall in silver has resulted largely from a mlsappre- xension on the part of the people of the East as to what action the Indian government will take. I noticed in the >apors of Txxesday that Mr. Leech and VIr. Cannon are -reported as saying hat India will cease to take silver. The fact is that if the mints are closed o prevent coinage It is the intention f the Indian ogvernnient to pin-chase liver and coin it on account of the government in the same manner prac- icaily as AVC coined under the Bland ict, and there is no reason to suppose ndia will not take as mxich silver in he next year as it took in the last. Iauj r friends of silver believe that that will enable the Indian council to ;11 Its council bills at a stipulated and ixed price and thxxs prevent the fluctxx- tlon of silver. HOT DEMAND FOR MONEY. NOAV York, Jxme 29.—The squeeze in xioney on call today Avas the se% r erest o far, the rotes rising to 3 1C per day nd the legal interest, or about 741-2 er cent, per annum. Loan certificates or cleaning house pxirposes Avere taken ut by the banks to the amount of early $0,500,000. This relieved the tension and call nouey dropped to 6 per cent, but ral- ed to 20. Sih'cr certilicates broke rom GS 1-4 to G2, Mexican dollars at 55. This morning the clearing house committee virtually formed a syndicate by greeing to take out a lot of clearing loan certificates for the purpose of putting a stop to the high rates for money and the panic that virtually exists in the money market. Some of the banks, the Gallatin and Fourth National, for instance, have never taken out loan certificates before and had no need to do so UOAV except for moral effect. By biking out certificates it is thought they Avill be enabled to lend large sums of money Several women who draw pensions as soldiers' Widows are dropped because they have re-married, and one woman will cease to draw a pension because she is living In "open and notorious adultery". The work of examining the rolls with a view to the detection of fraud will be continued, and at the same time current issues will be carefully scrutinized with the same object. .Secretary Smith and Commissioner Lochren, while prosecuting this work, renew the assurances previously given that just as much care will be exercised to secure the pensions of those who are entitled to them tinder the laws as will be used to prevent fraud. called him an " tmsophitetlcatea old> man" because he didn't seem worked* up a bit over the racket he had caused, but it was'training, and not Ignorance, that caused Ills indifference to the commotion. He was used to seeing people excited over nothing. EPWORTH LEAGUE. CHINA OPEN TO HIM. Chicago, June 29.—Gen. Bagg, of Fond du Lac, Wis., was in the city a, short time yesterday afternoon. He dined at the Victoria, and) left at 8 o'clock last night over the Santa Fe for Coli. fomia, where he will remain for a few weeks. The ministershlps to Brazil and Austria) wex-e offered the general, but he declined them, believing, probably, that there was something better in store for xim. Speaking of his intentions, the general yesterday aftexmoon said that the Jhinese mission was open to him yet; and he held a letter from President Cleveland to that effect. Gen. Bragg s in no hurry, lxoAA p ever, to accept the n-offered honor, preferring to await de- 'clopments and the effects of the Geary aw, Inasmuch as he voted against a similar measure Avhile In congress. The general has engaged a suite of •corns at the Leland, and will be here n September with his fr.niily to spend lu-ce weeks attending the fair. PEARY STARTS TODAY. 'alcon Reached New York Yesterday and Is Receiving Final Touches. New York, June 29.—The steamship 'alcon, which has been fitted out for xe arctic expedition to be conducted by,, Liexitexxant Peary, reached New "ork.at noon and is receiving the final ouches for her trip, which begins tomorrow night. The provisions for the cruise were tored at Delaware breakwater early n the Aveek. A number of Lieutenant 'eary's friends will dine with him on xe Falcon tonight. The Falcon will carry a crew of thir- een men. With the exception of Lieti- enant Peary's servant and Mrs. Peary nd her maid, every person on board 'ill be a young man. The oldest of hem is Dr. Vincent, and he is only ' iventy-seven. The others are S. J. Eutrekin, of Vest Chester, Pa., AA'ho went to the rctic sea with the expedition sent to elieve Lieutenant Peary's first party; Eitvin Astrup, who Aveut before; J. W. Davidson, of Austin, Minn.; E. B. Baldwin, of Nashville, Teun.; George H. Carr, of Chicago; Hugh J. Lee, of Meriden, Conn.; George H. Clarke, of Brookline, Mass., and F. W. Stokes, of International Conference at Cleveland —World's Fair Exhibit Withdrawn. Cleveland, O., June 29.—This city, in which the Epworth league was founded, is overru.1 •'vita delegates to the first international conference of that organization, to last during three days. It is expected 10,000 will be present before the close of the session and accommodations of the city, public and* private, will be taxed to the utmost to entertain them. The first session was called to oi'der- at 2 this afternoon by W. M. Day, of the committee on arrangements. The conference was welcomed by Mayor Blee and Governor McKltxley, with responses by Bishop Wilson, of the Methodist church, south; Dr. Carman,. general superintendent of the*Methodist church' of Canada, and Bisop Fitzgerald, of 'tiie Methodist church. Recess- was taken till 7 p. m., when H. V. Holt, president' of tho Illinois State- league, Avill lead a praise service, followed by a sermon by Bishop Chas. H. Fowler and ad address by Rev. E. A. Schell, general secretary of the- league. At a meeting of the cabinet of the- league yesterday the following, introduced by H. C. Jennings, of Minnesota,, was adopted: "Resolved, That we instinct the general secretary to with- dx-aw the Epworth league exhibit from' the Avorld's fair on account of the disgraceful action of the directory in opening the gates on Sunday." The ^action of tho coxuxnisslon of the- Methodist church In deciding not to close- the Methodist church exhibit on Sunday AA r as critisized seA r erely. BOON TO WOMEN. A Large Number to Be Placed on the- Peinslon Rolls. Washington, Juno 29.—Assistant Secretary Reynolds, of the interior department, made a pension decision which' Avill be Avelcome news to a large number of Avonien who nxinistered to wound, ed soldiers in hospitals during the late- Avar. They are to be placed on the- pension rolls. A question arose upon the communication from the commissioner of pensions as to whether those Avomen who- * superintended the diet of sick and wounded soldiers were entitled to pensions under tlie provisions of the nurse act. Assistant Secretary Reynolds holds that these persons are entitled to pensions. DARING BANK: ROBBERS. L WHAT MEXICANS THINK. Forcing Bi-Motalism Would Be Profitable for Uncle Sam. City of Mexico, June 29.—Tlie tremendous drop in tiie price of silver, bringing exchange on NOAV York to US Iit'i 1 cent., lias created much discussion an mig Mexican bankers. They generally regard the present situatoln as of. foring a good opportunity for the Unit. oil Slates to force bi-metalism on Eu- XOl'O. It is suggested by one man iii.it the United States might Issue a good loan of $500,000,000 41.2 per cent, bonds, which, It is said, would be immediately i^_!i^_i a^.JBn ," Avithotit drawing upon the cash in their Philadelphia, artist, vaults. As a result of tho committee's deliberations an issue of $0,000,000 in certificates AA r as authorized. The condition of affairs in Philadelphia banking circles is becoming mort marked. According to advices received from Philadelphia this morning, NOAV York exchange in that city is at half a cent on tiie dollar. 'Several lorge banks in tills city have large ablances OAvixig them in Philadelphia banks which the latter are unable to remit on account of inability to procure New York exchange or currency. One NOAV York bank has $750,000 tied up in Plxila- delphia in that way, another $000,000 and another $500,000, and tiie question is becoming to be a serious one. SENATOR TELLER'S VIEWS. SILVER MINES SHUT DOWN. All the Big Ones Closed and the Small Ones Closing. i Aspen, Col., June 20.—The famous Mollie Gibson mine, the greatest silver producer in America, closed last night Lieutenant Peary said today: "This time I believe we shall reach the north pole. We shall go to Whale Bay and shall remain in the arctic regions altogether about two years. Mrs. E. S. Starr, of Philadelphia^ will accompany the expedition as far as St. Johns. She is interested in the carrier pigeon messenger service." The Falcon is so fitted about the boAvs that she may be driven at full speed Into the ice. She is of 311 tons, 102 feet long, 20 feet beam, and draws 17 feet. Stowed In the hold in sections is a novel house. Its walls ax-e a foot and a half thick and lined with flannel. There are arrangements for electric lighting and for ventilator shafts to reach up through the deep snow. There are also on board eight little Mexican donkeys, six Esqulmaxxx dogs and three tons of pemmican. The expense of the expedition, Mr. Peary says, AA r ill be about $25,000. PERSONAL POINTS. The Princess Eulalie's American- made glass gOAVii Avill mystify as AA'cll on account of the drop in the price of ; as interest tho ladies of the Spanish silver. All the big^properties are XXOAVJ court, for they Avill not be able to sue closed and all the little ones Avill close by the end of the week, Boise, Idaho, June 29.—Nearly all the Wood river silver mines are closed OAving to the fall in silver. Spokane, Wash., June 29.—Reports from the Coeur d'Alene country are to the effect that sliver and load mines are closing on account of the drop in silver. A. B. Campbell, chief owner of the BOAV mines, is here and says that not over half a dozen silver and lead mines In the country AA'ill be mnnlng ten days hence, unless radical changes occur. PENSION FRAUDS. Some Names Commissioner Lochren AV111 Drop from the Rolls. Washington, June 29.—Pension Coni- through it. The ex-Empress Eugenie recent!}, climbed tAvo flights of stairs in a Paris apartment house in order to call upon Victor Drury, AV!IO AVOS one of Napoleon III.'s ministers and a devoted friend of the family. The aged academician is confined to his bed by illness. Senator Stanford onco said to a friend, after ho had accumulated mil. lions, that the first money 'that he ever made Avas Avhen ho Avas 0 years old, by digging amd Avashing a load of horse radish from the garden of his parents and selling it in Schenectady. Patti is UOAV at Craig-y.Nos Castle studying tho new opera by Signor AA'liich she Avill produce during her tour Missouri Cashier Aroused from Bed andf Taken to Open the Vaults. Lamar, Mo., June 29.—The Hartley bank, at Jericho, was robbed in a daxing way. The cashier Avas forced to get up- and go to.the bank, half a mile away,, and open the safe. The robbers completely cleaned out the safe, leayiug nothing of, any value, taking all the cash and quite a number^ of valuable papers. The Hartley bonk Is a private one and chartered for $11,000, and was largely used by stockmen, who carried' deposits ranging from $700 to $1,500' each. The cashier says there were four- men in the gang. There is no clue to- the robbers, but they are thought f 'to- have been residents of the county. The amount secured is not definitely known, but estimates place it from $5,000 to. $10,000. r 8100 Reward, $100. .The renders of this paper will bo pleased' lo learn that there is at lenst one dreaded- disease that science lias heen able to cure in all Its stages, and Hint is Cnlan-li. Hall's. Catarrh Cure is tho only positive sure cure- known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh' Uire is taken internally, Acting directly upon the blood and mucous surface of tlio- systein, thereby destroying the foundation, of thei disease, and giving the patient strength by binldin«- up tlio constitution and assisting nature In doing its work Tha- proprietors Imvo so much faith in its cura- tivo powers, that they offer One Hundred- Dollars for any case that it fails to cure Send for list, of testimonials, .-^ d Q r V! B ,' F i J ' C11 KNEV & Co., Toledo, 0- BaST Sold by Druggists, 75e. ' mlssloncr Lochren has prepared a list of, of the United States next Avinter. Tho a number of pensioners whose names .'opera is entitled Gabriello and the ho recommends to be dropped from the scene is in the roigia of Louis X1IT. In pension rolls. Tlie list was handed i tho first act Mine. Patti plays the. part to Secretary Smith and he has approved, of a nun. tho recommendations. It has been found upon investigation by tho pension bureau that the persons named in the lisht are not entitled to draw pensions. Among them are M. Carnot, the president of the French republic,. AVOS unable to entertain last Avinter on account of his poor health. Ho has decided to devote the stitutlons and gifts to the the names 'of eleven men noAV drawing; sum of $10,000, representing in part pensions, Avhile the records of the Avar j the sum he othenvlso would liave spent department show conclusively that they j on ctatertainmouts, to charitable in- AVWO deserters from, the army and are still deserters at large. One pensioner, it has been discovered, was never iu the military service at all, but has been draAvliig his pension Avith HE WAS USED TO IT. Kansas City Times: The Kaxisnn regularity and dispatch just the same, who caused a patrol wagon full of ofll- A number are dropped from the rolls' cers, seven fire engines, a hook and for not having served ninety days, as'ladder truck and other paraphernalia tho I;IAV requires; others are dropped • for fighting fires and putting down riots because/the disability for Avhich they j to gather at the Great Northcn hotel are druAving pensions Is the result of in Chicago by\^erely leaning against their own vicious habits. . (a. board, is typifail of his state. They \i Swansea Gazette: Mr. Cleveland.' never Avcars gloves. He doesn't believe- in them for a man Avho has to handle- so many dirty politicians. Commercial Advertiser; It is AA'ith. much iincredulity that AVO learn from. Chicago that Eulalio's pretty lips are- not strangers to the seductive vermouth* cocktail. Jacksonville Times: Tlie green peaclt looks doAvn.on tho cucumber, but they both get there just the same. '« imparted by Hood's Sarsaparilla, toilet* iioved. Mr. Robert W. W.JJenvir of 2S8 Krnnk- in Struct-, IiOii" Wly, N. Y., say's: :wo years 1 si ' Vl11 ' «J-?P61»I», t. I began to Hood's Sarsar '« one month I Jind' ilmt Hood's Sursapar. Remtftr On Bert. Bulert tec*.

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