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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 30, 1893
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THEUPPER DES MOlNJES, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 30. 1893* <tii1turmt<mmaiaim^tu\ m" • i iliiiiiiiiiiMniiiiittMffM^ A.LGONA, IOWA CONDENSED NEWS. The importation of go'.d continues. .I'he Birmingham, Ala., city council has voted to issue city currency. Unemployed workingincn in Milwaukee loot shops. President Olevela.nd proclaims "the Cherokee strip" open to settlement on .Sept. 1(5. Sarah J. Galloway secures a verdict for .$10,000 damage against the Milwaukee road in St. Paul. Denver business men will send two carloads of flour and five of potatoes to the unemployed of Now York City. The London Pelican announces that May Yohe, tho Chicago actress, and Lord Hope have been secrotly married for sonic time. New York and London hop buyers nrc reported to lost: $4,000,000 in tin attcnnpt to corner the crop on the Pacific coast. Tlio steel yaclut Volunteer is on the rock at. the ointiraneo of Hadloy harbor 11C4U 1 New Bedford, Mass. The nomination of Joshua E. Dodge, of Wisconsin, to .be assistant attorney general, nt $5,000 a year, was sent, to the senate. Because Missouri river lines refuse to except Its basing rates, the Union Pacific declares tiho Western. Association agreement void. In an address at Kissiiij?eii Prince Bismarck declared himself opposed to the ceuitralls«i.tloii of tho imperial Denver. J. S. lUiitliei-t'ord and bis wife, living near Dolly A'ardon, Ohio, were tarred and foatherod by masked men. At the firemen's touniainoait at. Canton, 111., records were lowered by teams from Lincoln and Palo. F. O. LaiM>, prosecuting attorney of Gregg count}', Texas, in jail for robbing his father, committed suicide. In exchange for throe Orloll' horses from the czar's stables three of Palo Alto's trotters will bo shipped to Itussia. The largest lawn party ever known is given on the world's fair grounds in honor of the West Point cadets. A French consulate in Italy is mob- lied. Tho difficulty between the tAvo countries is, however, satisfactorily adjusted. In order to move tlie wheat crop Md union polls millers and elevator men have decided to use checks and duo bills. Students of the Indiana normal school iht Torre Haute have decided not to turn unless President 1'arsons is removed. Clark's thread mills at Newark, N. J., which have shut: down for the last three weeks, -resumed operation this morning on three-quarter time. i Dr. Edward E. Conoy, a. graduate of a Chiicugo medical school, lias boon arrested at New York charged with keeping aai nnliooiusiMl baby farm. Friends of .lames McLaren, who left llaeinc for Chicago on Aug. 15, are worried by ills continued absence and fear that ho has boon foully dealt with. Wallace & Sous, brass and copper manufacturers at Now York and Ansonia, have suspended. Their liabilities are $875,000; nominal assets, $:i,000,000. The Dominion liner Sarnia sailed from Liverpool for Montreal twenty- six days ago and has not been hoard from since. It is feared that something has happened to the vessel. Tho Noiw York board of trade Issues a call for a convention of commercial bodies in Washington Sept. li> to urge the repeal of tlie Sherman law. China informs President Cleveland that all Aimericams will be expelled" from China if the Geary law is not modified or rnpealod at next session of congress, ' A mob of unomp'loyod laborers at Denver, Colo., drove, out of the trench sovcnty-fivo men who wore working eight, hours at $1,^11 a day, with cries of "No starvation wages in free America !" Herbert Inglis, marine suportendent for tho Cunard Steamship company, and (bight companions wore drowju'sl in the None river, near Siuton Bridge, Eng., while returning from an excursion. Heir next: of kin to the late Daniel E. (.'rouse, who died at: Syracuse, N. Y., two years ago, are compromising with a G-yoar-old daughter by secret marriage, 'where by her portion will ho $1, 730, 000. Thomas Boring, aged fifty-four, was found dead in a oar of corn at Bomeni, ill. He was loading corn when he look a tit and the corn, pouring in, smothered him to death. Brentauo. tho Anglo-American publisher, has boon lined i'200,000 damages and costs at Paris for soiling a newspaper containing a. libel upon tlie ex- minister to Hiiytl -from Franco. Ill Now York Dr. Carl Peters, the African explorer, scored Staulov. Ho s:iid the latter flogged his men and compelled them to oat negro diet. "Ed" Ptirdii-ldgo, tiho plunger, will abandon the board of trade in Chicago •and succeed to the business of Fish, Joseph & Co., as they about tnvo vears ago succeeded him. A fire at Waukogan, destroyed the the entire square bounded by Madison, Goneseo, Clayton mid Siluto streets. Loss, ijWO,0(K); Insurance, about $10,000. Tlio receiver of the Northern Pacific company, at St. Paul, has been ordered by the court to return to the fanners their wheat, that is stored in the elevator. Only two repl'ies have been received to the appeal of the Kansas railroad commissioners for donations of seed wheat for destitute farmers of western Kansis and both of those decline to send the wheat. John A. Eaton, for 'many years a loading democrat of Kansas and recently defeated for the United States district attonieyshlp, has declared his Intention to loivo tlio democratic party and go with tho populists. A lotto: 1 found in n bottle near Ofso- go, Mich., s.iys that the .writter murdered tli" Burdens at Fall lllvor, Mass. It is signed Max O'Heilly and gives an alleged description of how tho murder was commited. Minno-iota's treasury is canpty* and the fro.ivurer is unable to pay the salaries of staito officers. The state lias plenty of funds, but they are tied up in the (Coven 'banks which have suspended In St. Paul and Minneapolis. During a. light. iM-tweon non-union and union men at tho Lo-ekhart iron and stool company's phuit at Cliartiors, Pa., to-day Charles Snydor, a non-union man, shot Joseph Brownhill, a striker, in tlie .shoulder. The wound Is serious. Snyder is under 'arrest. Duke Knneat of Saxo-Coburg and Gothodlos and the Duke of Edinburgh, second son of Queen Victoria, becomes a Gorman ruler. Heirs of 'Norman W. Kittson, tho St. Paul millionaire, charge James J. Hill and tho St, Paul Trust company with delaying settkvment and attempting to wreck tho estate in order to reap large profits in the Avay of executor's fees. Twenty-four hundred bottles of beer that had been seized from a cellar in the town of Downs wore cracked at Osbome, In northlwesteiui Kansas, in the presence of 100 people and the contents poured into a ravine. Henry L. Spring, who claims to be n Chicago real estate <mun, has been trying to "touch" George Gould for a loan of $25. He was so persistent that the No*v York police had to give him a night's lodging at the Tombs. St. Louis authorities propose to memorialize congress to prevent the building of the drainage canal, by which, it is claimed, Wie Mississippi, where St. Louis gets its drinking water, will become polluted with Chicago sewage. Creditors of the Hercules Iron Works company have reorganized the company and will remove the works from Chicago to Aurora. Tho failure of tlio corporation was caused by the burning of rtis cold-storage warehouse at the world's fair grounds. John Gill 'Meyers, of Oakland, 111., the luvisher of lids stepdaughters, is still at largo, although supposed to be ;urrounded by a posse of farmers, on tlio Embarrass river. His wife says he has escaped and left the shite. Mayor Carter Harrison, of Chicago, is to wed Miss Annie Howard, of Now Orleans, next month. The bride elect is 25 years old and is reputed to bo worth $8,000,000. Her father, "Charley" Howard, deceased, inside $20,000,000 out of tho Louisana lottery. Fire at Waukogan caused a loss of .$30,000, on Which there is an insurance of $10,000. The losses aro: L. D. War- ron,,ftuur mill; George Mtaikins, billiard hall; McArthur &MeArthur, livery stable; C. Linoba^h, hotel, and the dwellings of L. D. AVarren, .Tannes Looman, Lorenzo llinkston, II. J. Sly- Hold, F. Kendall, Miss Maloney and L. D. Wtm-eu. Obituary: At Galesburg, 111., "Uncle Ben" Churchill, aged one hundred and two.—At. Sterling, 111., Mrs. Jabez Warner, aged ninety-nine.—At Mascoiitah, 111., Goougo C. Eisonmayer, aged sevont-tliroo. 'ho "Weekly crop report issued at Washington, reports that the crops in the central sttitos are in a. favorable condition. The drought in the New England and Middle Atlantic stales has lioon broken. Crops in the extreme northwest were slightly da'iim.ged by frosts. Tlie grape crop damaged by t'rosils. The grape crop of California will bo tho largest, that lias ever been known. CYCLONE OF FIRE SOUTH CHICAGO VISITED BY A TERRIBLY DAMAGING CONFLAGRATION. FD3RCE FLAMES SWEEP OVER • MANY BLOCKS. THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN THE MANUFACTURING DISTRICTS HOMELESS. The Fire, Which Is the Largest in Extent Which ,/Has Visited Chicago for Years, Starts from an Overturned Lamp Which a Girl Was Using While Heating a Curling Iron. . Flames Sweep Clear to the Lake. Loss Aggregates $850,000. BOIES NOMINATED. He Is Given tho I Mace at the Head of the Iowa Ticket by Acclamation. Governor Lieutenant governor. . Supremo judge 1 tail way commissioner Horace Blocs .. L. S. Bestow . .John Cliggctl Thomas Bowman Superintendent of public instruction... I. P. Knoopflor Uos Mollies, Aug. 2H.—Kor tho third successive time Horace Holes, of Waterloo, was today nominated by tho democrats of Iowa for governor, and for the third time, also, Samuel L. liostow, of Chariton, was chosen for I he second place on tho ticket. Boies accepted in a brief speech. Tin 1 platform declares that "Iho jires- ent, unfortunate financial stringency is the direct legacy of a republican administration. II is the logical result of the MoKiiiloy tariff, of tin; Shcrma'n silver law, of fostering of trusts, of legislation for the avowed benefit of classes against the masses, of profor- (iico. of tlii 1 rich over tho pour in legislation, and of corrupt combination and bossiMii." Continuing it says: "As a partial reparation for the unjust confiscation of private property caused by the prohibitory liw, wo favor such legislation as will /permit, the manufacture of spirltuou^ and vinous liquors within the stale,I'lhorcby giving to our own people at least equal rights in this respect, with the manufacturers of other slates." The convention was harmonious and much euthuslukm prevailed. Chicago, Aug. 24.—A fire, which in extent of territory covered, is the largest known in this city for many years, began in that portion known as South Chicago about 5 o'clock this afternoon and before brought under control had destroyed over 200 buildings, mostly frame residences, occupied by working men, and rendered many hundreds of people homeless. The fire staked in the three story brick building at the corner of Niuety- first street and Superior avenue, occupied as a residence by William Gilles. It was caused by his daughter, who accidentally upset a lamp while heating a hair cm-ling iron. From there it grew rapidly in volume fanned by a gale from the west, and the flames ate thoir way over block after block of small frame residences until it reached the lake. Within two hours after the fire started it had consumed at least five blocks of the great industrial section of the city. The residents of that portion of the city were in a panic second only to the one which characterized tlie great fire. As the pine structures in which lived workiugimen employed in various mills were levelled by the roaring flames those whose homes had not yet fallen fled with their goods and portable chatels. The streets were blockaded with wagons containing the effects of the frightened (people and men, women and children fled in all directions. Before the few engines in the district could make the slightest impression upon the flames they bounded eastward between Ninetieth and Ninety-first streets in the direction of tho lake. House after house went down and soon the First Methodist and German Lutheran churches succumbed. Hardly had these structures gone than the fire was seen to be blazing in a dozen places farther east. Twenty-five engines were started down from the main portion of the city as soon as possible. The largest fire boat, Yosemite, was also hurriedly started out on a thirteen mile trip to the burning section. 11 Before it readied the harbor at South Chicago the fire had eaten away five blocks between Superior avenue and tho lake, and the Yosemite turned its attention to tho immense lumber yard on the river front. Tho fire sprang from the ruins of Gilles' house to the cottage adjoining on the west. Tlie brands wore carried to the building at the corner of Buffalo avenue and Ninety-first street, one square further west, which soon started to blaze, spreading north and south on Buffalo avenue, while tho original fire raged along Ninety-first street and Superior avenue, soon becoming a perfect tornado of fi:ime. ' One dwelling after another went with fearful rapidity, and after tho churches named above had been destroyed it was soon that the fire must spread to the docks from which it was anxiously desired to keep it. The fears of the firemen wore well founded and before dozens of the engines had made much headway tho immense docks of the Sundy Creek Coal company were- burning. Over 100,000 tons of coal were stored In those I in mouse bins and the fire boat brought to bear all its powerful streams in an endeavor to head off the flames. A few minutes later, however, A, R. Beck's lumber yards wore seen to bo burning and now the real groat battle of the firemen with tho flames began, for they had only by this time succeeded in concentrating a sufficient number of engines to begin to make impression. Shortly after 8 o'clock the, tiro was under control. Most of the buildings destroyed were light frame affairs and occupied almost exclusively by workmen of tho Illinois Stool company. tV conservative estimate puts the aggregate loss in the residence district at. $-100,000. Tho Sunday Crook Coal company's loss will be $250,000, and tho Pock Lumber company's $200,000. Tho number of pooplo who are homeless is variously estimated at from four to five thousand. No lives were lost. Other citizens of South Chicago rallied to relieve tho homeless at once and houses were thrown open Jn all directions to the sufferers. CONGRESSIONAL. Washington, Aug. 22.—In the senate Voorhees made a great speech. Ho paid a tribute to the silver states and arrainged tho national banking system which would soon lie wiped out by the redemption of government bonds. To take their place, Mr. Voorhocs declared for the repeal of the tax on state bank issues. Tills would insure a safe and elastic currency. He questioned the constitutionality of the tax on state banks issues and laid down five proposition embracing a sufficient supply of currency at nil times to moot public wants; destruction of individual or corporate power to cause fluctuations in the different currencies, inter- chaugability of every dollar in circulation, silver money to form its portion of tho specie basis of chartered banks, and the total overthrow of the dangerous centralization of the money power, with states' rights on the subject of money. The debate was continued by Stewart and others. In the house the/silver question was discussed by a dozen members, but nothing notable was said. Washington, Aug. 24.—In tlie senate Mr. Poffer was tlie first speaker on the financial question today. Tlie Loo-Mantle election case went over. In the house the five minutes debate on tho Wilson bill began this morning with a speech by Mr. Waugh, for repeal as in the interest of bi-metalisin. Mr. Seniors favored bi-metalisin but would vote for unconditional repeal. Mr. Johnson spoke for silver. Mr. PIckler criticized President Cleveland as being linger ;English (influence,! Lucas and Hartman spoke'for free coinage and Barthold declaj-ctl for repeal. Houk favored unconditional repeal and Heard spoke against the Wilson bill. Others continued the debate. Washingtu, August 23,— Among the jills introduced in tlio senate was one jy Mr. Pasco of Florida as a substitute for the .minority b'ill of the finance committee (proposing silver coinage at 20 to 1.) The substitute proposes a commission of three citizens of the United States to ascertain and report before January, 1804, the intrinsic relative value of gold and silver, and that on siich report the secretary of the treasury shall fix and determine lie ratio. A resolution offered yesterday by Mr. ?effer (pop.) of Kansas as to the violation of laiw by national banks in de- ling to pay depositors' checks in cur- •ency was taken up and a motion to refer it to the committee on finance .made by Mr. Hoar) gave rise to a long aid somewhat excited discussion in which Senators Voorhees (dem.) of Indiana, Gorman (dcni.) of Maryland and McPherson (dem.) of New Jersey favored the reference. Senators Mander- sou (rop.) of Nebraska, Kyle (pop.) of South Dakota and Hill (dem.) of New York opposed it, and insisted on the idoption of the resolution. Mr. Gor- iiau pointed out. that the adoption of iho resolution would be a notice to tho comptroller of tiho currency, who would mmediately proceed to execute the law and thereby necessitate the closing of ho banks and cause the utter ruin of the country. He thought it well to wait a week or ton days before "pole- ing into that question too much." He had once hoard General Grant s:iy that tho worst subordinate whom a military officer could have was the one who always obeyed orders. Mr. Voorhees (dem.) of Indiana, chairman of the finance counniittee, favored tho reference of the resolution, and promised that It would not bo buried in the committee. Mr. Kyle (pop.) of South Dakota argued against the reference, which he said would only mean tho burying of the resolution. In the course of Ills re- resolution. In tho course of his remarks ho spoke of tlio secretary of the treasury sending information "gratuitously" to senators—referring to Mr. Carlisle's letter as to tlio cost, of a change oif a silver coinage. This insinuation .was taken up by Mr. White ( of Louisiana, who asked Mr. Kyle whether ho know that tho sec-rotary had not boon addressed in writing on tho subject. Mr. Kyle had no knowledge on tlio subject. Mr. Vest, however, quoted from tiho letter to show that it was written after a conversation with Mr. Voorlioos. Tho! senator explained that as chairman of the finance committee lie had called upon iho Secretary of the treasury to ask him as to the feasibility of silver coinage at tho ratio of 20 to 1, and after conversation lie had requested him to put his objections in writing. Mr. Hill favored tho immediate pas- sago of tho resolution, and said that this was not a question of patriotism but of business, and if the banks wort; violating tlie laws are people had a right to know it. Ho said ho was as Mciilous in seeking the legislation necos- so;iry to avert calamity as the senator from Maryland, but be did not. see what harm could come from the passage of a resolution asking for infornia- j lion to which they were entitled in order that they might legislate intelligently. Mr. McPhorson was proceeding to oppose tho resolution, tho yeas and 1 nays having been demanded upon its passage, when the hour of 2 o'clock arrived and Mr. Hoar called up tho national bank bill. Silver debute was opened at once by C. AV. Stone (rep.) of Pennsylvania, who spoke for repeal, and abdjured nu.'in'bers to disregard partisan feeling in dealing with the subject. Mr. Dlil/oll (rop.) of Pennsylvania contended for tho repeal of the purchase act, and as-cribed the difficulties of tho present situation to democratic hostility to the tariff. Mr. Covert (dem.) of New York pleaded;for unconditional repeal, and, comparing silver to a fa,ithful servant fallen into 'bad habits, held that nothing would suffice to restore it but the gold cure. Mr. Fitch (dom.) of Now York follow- Wl in the same line. Mr. Hatch (dem.) of Missouri, in sipcaking in favor of free eoiiuge, advocated a caucus of the democrats of tlio house and senate to Interpert the Chicago platform—every man of whom would pledge "his life, fortune, and his sacred honor" to abide by tlie decision. Mr. Guminings of New York, Avho favored repeal, availed himself of the opportunity to enter upon a defense of the New York demotM-acy against the attacks made upon it. by democrats from the south. 'Mr. Turner (dem.) of Georgia was hi fiiivor of the repeal bill, and lie was also In favor of the free coinage of sliver at the highest ratio that had been suggested. SAD-EYED LITTLE AA T OMEN Not tho Potted Ones, but Those Wdio Live in the Poorer Districts. The poverty of our poorest tenement house districts is both better and worse than people Imagine. The touch of personal pride, the love Of decency and order, the gratification In achieving personal distinction—if only the distinction of a. clean apron—these things that color and mold the face of life on Prairie avenue in tho same way effect it on South Halsted street. Tlisvt's what 1 thought as I stopped to look at a group of little girls crocheting on the sidewalk. They were sitting in front, of a door on Ewing street, and tlie -atmosphere of the group was the atmosphere of a tea party. There, wore five of thorn. Two sait in little chairs and Mireo on 'the steps, and they wore all clean, and all had their hair wot and combed as slick if slick hair were Wie fashion. Not one of them looked as old as 10 years, and yet there they sat, and gossiping as sedately as if they wore 50. The neighborhood is one of the poorest In town, and on these hot Summer days tho sidewalk is the casino of the poor, and you don't need to stop inside .a house to find out how dark and hard life is down there. On one side, near the little girls, sat a woman In a. torn, dirty cotton gown (and, I am sure, not another garment upon her,) with a death-stricken baiby gasping in her a rails, and in front, of them three boys were fighting for some pieces of watermelon rind that some Croesus had thrown into the gutter, and in tlio midst of a scene of which 1 can merely hint there sat tlie live clean Little girl's crocheting, and thoir work— yards and yards there was of it—was cleaner than 1 ever succeeded In keeping a piece of fancy work In my life. One hud a lot of patterns printed on blue paper, and she was teaching a new pattern to the least of MK? flock. "May I see';" I said. "I used to do a pattern almost like rtiat." At. the first, move toward inspecting thoir work nlie little women .drew back, jJlaiKTd st-owlingly up, and put thorn- solves generaMy on the defensive, but. wihen 1 .spoke as a. sister crocheter and began to talk about, daisy patterns and chiiiln stitches they softened to me. "I've got seven new patterns hero," said thoir proud possessor. "And yon are teaching tho others? That's very nice." "She ain't tcachin' no one but Biddy. She charges." The young i oiuiiiino Napoleon of finance looked closely ait mo with an expression divided between pride in her powers and defiance of mo if I should criticise her use of them. I was not disposed to criticise. I only asked whait Biddy paid for her les- prepm-ations began at. once. The cim™ was near the plantation, but was *SM>. arated from It iby n creek, one of th» innumeraible tributaries John River. At least of the st. twice a some of the young people went over to the •camp in an awkward but roomv old fla,tbottomed boat, ca.rrying various articles Which they supposed would be useful. On one occasion there were four of us going over, and as we -were nearlug the opposite shore young sou. womian in the flm-ty espied 'somo beautiful wild flowers. There was n submerged flog directly in front of the l>niik Where they grow, but as our boat was strong, and she said Mint she would bo broken hearted unless she could have them, wo rowed directly over tlio log, and one of us lo.i.noil out to pick the blossoms. "Suddenly our boat began to .move In n. most extraordinary manner, g 0 lug neither forward'nor backward, font straight up. "Alligator"' shrieked some one and we instantly realized that the supposed log we had seen was in ro- •ality a (living saurian, in far j^ time tiban It. takes to toll It, 0110 of our party had snatched up tho hammer and nails and was using tlie first article to drive the second through tlio bottom of the boat. 'You'll. have to help we must he quick! Take off your shore mid use tho heels as hammers,' ho cried, and realizing tho necessity of • blind obedience, AVC began driving nails too, His intention dawned on us by tho time It had become u. (iulshod action, and we complimented him on his Idea of pinning tho alligator to the boat with nails. "But our prisoner was not plensed and began thrashing the water violently. Again our clever friend came to Wio rescue. "Does either of you wear black stockings?" said ho. Ono of us did. 'Then, sit up In the end of tlio (boat and dangle your feet in the waiter. No, don't put your shoos on. Now swing your feet to <tho right." The yong person followed his directions |anid ; wonderful to relate, the boat moved slowly to the right. Oars •wei-o useless. Tho alligator bore us homo 011 his back, and we showed our gratitude by putting him out of his misery as soon as we could. "But how did you know he'd carry the boat, and why did he go where I steered? And, above 1 all, why were black stockings necessary'/" "Ha.vo you never heard of tying a carrot to the end of a whip and dangling it iln front of a balky horse to make him go? My Idea, was based on Mint You swing your foot in tlie water, and seeing the black hosiery, the 'gator fancied you were his favorite article of diet—a nice, plump little darky. He followed where you led: the nails proventd him reaching you, •though his hide was so tough they Imrt him but little, and certainly didn't interfere with his powers of locomotive as we have seen." M'EN WHO DECEIVE BANKERS Not: tho Man of Good Appearance Who Has the Best Credit. N. A. Painbolt of Norfolk, Neb., who was present at tho world's congress of 1'lna.noo at. Chicago, said to a writer for tho St. Louis (Mobo-Domocrat: "I urn more fearful of tho man.who makes a good appearance than of the other kind. Men who exprv.t to deceive bankers understand how much we have to depend upon looks. 'They prepare themselves accordingly. Tf a man comes to mo with a certain amount of timidity and wanit of confidence, I am more inclined to take hinn at his word and give him what he 'wants than if ho is ready of speech and entirely self- "Me anithor has a ibaiby 'buggy," piped up Biddy, and 'then halted before the difficulties of explanation. "Saroy's .lira has a baby," said anoth- possessed. As for the theory that Wie od confidence man betrays himself by his er She's ongoing to loin mo hike do kid manner I have my doubts. It hasn't boon my experience with them. Dickons is considered an authority on human nature. Dickons said something like this: "Tlie general impression is out in do buggy for a ride for two davs that a dishonest. 111:111 can not look you runnin." Saroy herself thus completed the story of the deal. in the face. Lot mo disabuse your mind of that, for I promise you a dis- Such groups of little workwomen are honest man can look you out of couiJ- fo 1)0 soon by hundreds mil over the tomuico every hour of tho day if thoro oast; aside tenement d'isfeiels. Nearly. is anything'to be gained by It." W always tihoy we crocheting, and nearly experience in the banking business coii- tilwuys doing it very well, and that is'firms that view of it." what shows ot siich a pity they aro not I J. M. Dinwiddio of Cedar Hapkw doing something better. Ordinary said: "Let mo add my experience. A crocheting Avith coarse thread and com- man came into my bank with a check mon ugly patterns Is absolutely value- for .$15—his wages as a carpenter he loss, from the point to view of either said. Ho was dressed like a art or trade. But children who can do 'man. Ho looked like one. In every it so wcttl could do work that would'way ho had the appearance of an lion- be valuable both artistically and tinan-'ost' man. I hadn'i the least doubt: ho chilly, Tho utter 'waste of energy un- was what ho clai'inod to be, and cashed dor 'tho present ( circumstances is his chock. Ho had forged the signa- piteous. | turo. He cashed six others just like it Hen! is a chance for some American in our city that. day. Wo got him and woman to do for tho tenement dls- 1 looked hint over afterward carefully tricts what Mrs. Ernest Hart, docs for but !l couldn't see anything about him tho rural Irish. Let her start these wlulelh conflicted with my first judg- industnions infants on good embroider- mont that ho was 'an honest, working- ios. No child wants to learn plain sow- man. Even after ho was in prison ho in'g; embroidery is both easier and was just as honest looking as when ho more Interesting, and no less an an- came to tho bank window." Ihority than Charles (J, Ldland says .— — Iho boginning of Che education of! Thp soll o( j. lln(>s lOarhart of Tiullnn- tho oyo and lingers should be fancy apolis, being aroused by pmillni uoises work. Only see it is good fnm-y work. lu llu> r(H)111 oi - Ill8 parents, found his 1UDIO OX AN ALL1UAT01I mother silting by the prostrate form of his fattier holding a handkerchief salumitod wilih chloroform *> his nos- A Story Which You are Not Obliged tills. Mrs. Em-hurt was arrested for to 'Believe, " attempting to murder the husband There have been a great, many queer ' Wt>Ilt "l )Oli llol> bond . 1m *?' W !"' 'V'Lr rides from the OIK- Jonah took in Iho sll '""« suspicion bom« raised <>t n< whale to tihe latest balloon ascension, I1 ' ( '» 1 " 1 soundness the woman was <iib- but. one of the most curious and inter- JlllvSS(>(1 - osljng short, it rips on record is described — in a, Florida letter to the New York Tribune. "Last winter, during a. visit ,,„„ u a th n paid to a Morida, plantation," say* S£ c , an ^ this .(writer, ,"a novel and effective „„,„. ^fv-eiu'lH lie Russian soldier is more heavily any other. A toot army of tho onar carries over sixty-eight pounds. The weights monplaco ccmtfort, they decided to and Awtriav forty-seveu pounds. flfti'v-hlno pounds;

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