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me vemu urn MOINES: ALGONA IOWA, WEDNESDAY JUNE is, I BATTERIES AT SAN TIAGO QUIETED, Sampson's Fleet Does Effective Work, KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 8.—The American fleet on Monday engaged the Spanish batteries detcnding the entrance to the harbor of Santiago de Cuba, and after a three hours' bombardment silcnar.'l nearly all the forts, destroyed several earthworks, and rendered the Estrella and Cayo batteries, the two principal fortifications, •useless. The fleet formed in double column six miles off Morro Castle, at G o'clock in the morning, and steamed slowly 3,000 yards off shore, the Brooklyn leading, followed by the Marblehead, Texas and Massachusetts, and turned westward. The second line the New York leading, with the New Orleans, Yankee, Iowa and Oregon following, turned eastward. The Vixen and Suwanee were far cut on the left flank, watching the riflemen on shore. The Dolphin and Porter did similar duty on the right flank. The line headed by the New York attacked the new earthworks near Morro Castle. The Brooklyn column took \ip a station opposite the Estrella and Catalina batteries and the new earthworks along the sliore. The Spanish batteries remained silent. Jt is doubtful if the Spaniards were able to determine the character of the movement, owing to the dense fog and heavy rain, which were the weather features of the early morning. Suddenly the Iowa fired a 12-inch shell, whichstruak the base of the Estrella battery and tore up the works. Instantly the firing from both Rear Admiral Sampson's and Commodore Schlej r 's columns began, and a torrent of shells from the ships fell upon the Spanish works. The Spaniards replied promptly, but their artillery work was of a very poor quality and most of their shots went wide. Smoke settled around the ships, in dense clouds, rendering accurate .aiming- difficult. There was no maneuvering of the fleet, the ships remaining at iheir original stations and firing steadily. The squadrons were so close in shore •that it was dillicult for the American gunners to reach the batteries on the hill tops, but then-firing was excellent.; Previous to the bombardment orders were issued to prevent firing on Morro Castle, as the American admiral had been informed that Lieutenant Hobson and the Ojher prisoners of the Merrimac are 'onfined there. In spite of this, however, several stra;/ shots damaged Morro Castle somewhat. Commodore Schley's line moved closer in shore, firing at shorter range. The Brooklyn and Texas catised wild havoc among the Spanish shore batteries, quickly silencing them. While the larger ships were engaging the heavy batteries, the Suwanee and Vixen closed with the small inshore battery opposite them, raining rapid shots upon it and quickly placing the battery out of the light. The Brooklyn closed to 800 yards, and then the destruction caused by her guns and those of the Marblehead and Texas was really awful. In a few minutes the woodwork ot Estrella fort was burning and the battery was silenced, firing no more during the engagement. Eastward, the New York and New Orleans silenced the Cayo battery in quick order, and then shelled the earthworks, located higher np. Shortly after 9 the firing ceased, the warships turning in order to permit the use of the port batteries. The tiring then became a long, reverberating crash of thunder, and the shells raked the Spanish batteries with terrible effect. Fire broke out in Catalina fort and silenced the Spanish guns. The firing of the fleet continued until 10 o'clock, when the Spanish fire ceased entirely and Admiral Sampson hoisted the '-cease firing" signal. Generally, the fire of the fleet was very destructive. Many of the earthworks were knocked to pieces, and the Estrellu and Catalina fortifications were so damaged that it is questionable whether they will ever be able to renew any effective work during the war. After the fleet retired the Spanish returned to some of their guns and sent twelve shells after the fleet, but no one was injured. One large shell fell close to the collier itustin. Throughout the entire engagement no American ship was hit and no American was injured. If the Spaniards Stuck to their guns, and all evidence is to the contrary, their loss must have been heavy. 0 MADRID, June 8.—Cervera cables that six American vessels (bombarded Santiago and tho coast fortifications. Six were killed and seventeen wounded on board the Keina Mercedes. Three officers were killed and one officer and seventeen men were wounded among the troops. The damage inflicted on the batteries at La Sacopa and Morro were unimportant. The Morro barracks were damaged, The enemy had "noticeable losses." WASHINGTON, June 8.—The navy department has received a dispatch from Admiral Sampson announcing that between 7:30 and 10 o'clock Monday morning lie bombarded the Santiago fortifications and entirely silenced them. The. war bugle that sounded the charge that sent the Light Brigade to destruction at Italaklava was lately gold at auction in London for $3,035. The streets of Pekin, China, are un- Jighted save by two gaslights »nd three kerosene lamps. The first) two are before the Russian embassy, »nd the kerosene lamps illuminate the front of the Russo-Chinese bank. A aiwrel Between Frank Trettw ajid Ms wife, at S^ndusky, Ohio, made him so tired of life that he resolved to eadit. jtte jplftae4 » 8ti<Jk wf •>%s lie Ifty op _ . a»d was WPW»- tew* , , 8BNATU. Washington, .tune 6.—Beyond tho pas- Sagre ot an urgent deficiency bill mad necessary by tho war with Spain, the sen ate accomplished little today. The detlci ency carries appropriations for the wa and navy establishments aggregating $17, 745,030. These appropriations aro In ad dition to the amounts to be carried late in the general deficinncy bill. : HOUSE. After the adoption of a report from tho 'committee on rules providing for an inime mediate vote on the revenue bill, tho house, by a vote of 187 to 100, voted to senc the bill to conference. ; SKNATE ; Washington, Juno 7.—The bill for protec tion of people of Indian Territory passed Discussion of tho census bill precipitatec a civil service debate which had not been concluded at adjournment. HOUSE. Senate amendments to urgent war deficiency bill wore agreed to. Conference report on sundry civil bill was then taken up, SENATE. Washington, Juno 8.—A bill passed authorizing tho appointment of a director ol the census, an assistant director nnd five expert statisticians to make preliminary arrangements for taking the census of 1900. HOUSE. After a resolution by Grosvonor giving Hawaiian annexation resolutions prece denco over all other business except conference reports, till disposed of, had been presented and referred, consideration of the conference report on tho sundry civil bill was again begun. After this had boon disposed of tho conference report on tho postofllco appropriation bill was agreed-to. SENATE. 5 Washington. June 9.—A house bill making certain grants of land to the territory of Now Mexico for educational purposes was passed. Giilliuger reported from tho committee on commerce a bill providing American registry for tho steamers'Olym- pia, Victoria, Tucoma, Columbia, Arizona and Argylc, of tho Northern Pacific Steamship Company. He said that the ships which at present fly tho British flag, were needed to transport troops to Manila. HOUSE. After flvo hours devoted to the consideration of tho bill to enable tho volunteer soldiers to voto in congressional elections, tho conference report upon tho war revenue bill was presented to tho house to-day. Consideration was interrupted by a recess to 8 o'clock this evening, at which hour tho report wns agiiin taken up, and after threo hours' debate, involving a wide :-ango of subjects and sensational features, it was voted upon and adopted, 154 to 107. Tho substitute for llio silver coinairo Amendment reduces tho amount to §1,500,- XX) per month, nnd the amount of bonds authorized to bo issued was fixed at $100,000.000. SENATR. Washington, June 10.—Tho conference report on tho war revenue bill was agreed ;o by tho senate after a discussion lasting our hours. The debate upon the measure was without special incident, but was not entirely devoid of acrimonious features. vorv republican voted for the measure ind their votes woresupplementod by those of eight democrats, one silver republican and one independent. HOUSE. The feature of today's session of tho iou.se was the securing of an agreement 10 consider anil voto upon tho Newlanols •esolution to annex Hawaii. Beginning iomorrow tho debate will proceed until > o'clock next Wednesday afternoon, when i vote will bo taken. La coy's bill allow- ng tho participation of volunteers in tho n the congressional election passed. IIOUSI5. Washington, Juno 11.—Tho Hawaiian debate in tho house began to-day. Six speeches were made covering generally ,he contentions of the support and opposition to tho resolution providing for muGxation. There was a good attendance n tho galleries, but hardly a quorum was it any time upon the floor. The debate will continue Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and probably forty members ,vill inako speeches. Peace Talk IB Useless. MADRID, June 13.—Several Spanish generals are quoted as saying Spain can continue the war in Cuba for two years; that it is useless to talk of peace unless on a basis of status quo ante jellum. Political circles declare no suggestions for peace have been received and that Spain has decided to mrsue the war to the bitter end. Shuts On the Nnn'n, WASHINGTON, June 10.—General A. W. Greely, chief signal officer, has is- Bued a general order to the cable com- lanics that hereafter no news concerning the ipovement of American vessels or of American troops will be permitted to be sent to foreign countries. The order covers both press cablegrams and private messages. Iowa Patent Oflloo Iteport. DKB MOINRS, Iowa, June 13.—Four- vundrcd and twelve U. S. patents wei-e ssued last week, among which is one for an airship, one for. a {'Monolino composing machine'' with 94 claims. This will evidently come in competi- ;ion with the "Linotypes" now in use "n many printing establishments. In the list are eight for Iowa as follows: To L. Chambers, of Bartlett, for a combined dirt roller and pulverizer; to J. A. Cooper, of Summit, and A. C. Savage, of Adair, for a potato planter; to W. F. Davis et al, of Waterloo, for u, water jacket for cylinders of engines; to F. T. lleatly, of Camanche, for a table attachment for chairs or beds; to Win. Hopkins, of Dubuque, lor a •iteam boiler and furnace therefor; to S. W. Kortright, of Sioux City, for a telescopic clamp; to G. W, Parsons and F. S. Rich, of Newton, fora self-feeder for threshing machines; to W. J. Thill, jf Waukon, for a pneumatic display? last. Valuable information about obtaining, valuing and selling- patents sent free to any address. THOMAS G. OKWIO & Co.. Solicitors of Patents. Rather than call an extra session ot the Maine legislature to provide means tor mobilizing the state militia, Gov. Powers proposes, it in said, to foot the bill himself. Clew Jackson, a negro soldier from Orleans, in two days, at Fort Tampa; Fla., won 8237 playing craps, his fellow soldiers. lie has long known a* the best crap-player in One of Clem's tent-mates was »<4 risible- on the second morning 1 after his g-c-od luck, a«d Clem discover' tdthafc his pockets Hid been American Warships Have Attacked Baiquiri, IS NEAR SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Spanish Advices Say the Bombardment Did No Damage —Onn« from Admiral Corvera'g Ships Have Been Mounted on the Fortification!) ot Santiago. Havana, June 13.—Several American warships Friday bombarded Baiquiri, some distance east of Aguardores and near the railway :ine to Santiago de Cuba. Official advices from Santiago say that the bombardment "caused no damage." Baiquiri is a mining locality, and some of the mines are under American control. At the palace it is denied that there was any bombardment of the Santiago fortifications Friday. TO RESIST AT SANTIAGO. Spaniards Repair Batteries and Defenses — Strength of Insurgents. Kingston, Jamaica, June 13. — In Santiago de Cuba there are now about 20,000 Spanish soldiers, chiefly infantry, but with a fair contingent of cavalry and field artillery, drawn from the surrounding country. During the daytime the cavalrymen skirmish in the vicinity of the city, returning at night to the barracks. During the last few days the activity of the Spaniards has been particularly noticeable. Ox trains have been mak- ng their way to the batteries, detachments have been working on displacements, and there have been other signs showing that the Spaniards are prepar- ng for a desperate resistance. Some tuns from Admiral Cervera's ships may be removed to the forts. The Insurgents, about 3,000 strong, have taken a position on a mountain to ho westward. Two thousand of this gathering are unarmed. Gen. Maximo Gomez, now about 150 miles inland, Is making his way toward the coast. Admiral Sampson is actively co-operating vlth the insurgents. To Sail for Manila "Washington, June 13.— Assistant Sec- 'etary of War Meiklejohn said that it was probable the first part of the next expedition to the Philippines would eave San Francisco for Manila tonight. Th'e transports which will convey the troops to Manila are the Ohio, ndlana, Colon, Morgan City, China and ara. The expedition will consist of about 6,000 men, and with it will be aken a large quantity of ammunition and supplies. The first part of the expedition will be followed next week by he remainder, so that by July 4 the en- ire expedition may be either landed or n readiness to land near Manila. Monterey L.OHOS Much Coal. San Dieso, Cal., June 13. — The monl- or Monterey, which left San Francisco ast Tuesday for Honolulu and the hlllppines, put in here Friday. She eft her collier consort, the Brutus, outside. The Monterey had 200 tons of coal on her deck, and when one day out rom San Francisco eighty tons of it was washed away. The Monterey Is so ow in the water that the sea sweeps over her when she is under way, hough the water may be smooth. She will take on 150 tons here and attempt ler voyage again. Medals for Manila Heroes. Washington, June 13. — As«,'°t,ant Secretary of the Navy Allen, SffJi*''*™* dge of Massachusetts, and Professor Marshal Oliver, United States navy, lave been designated by Secretary .•ong to select suitable designs for the medals to be presented to Admiral eorge Dewey and the officers and men who participated in the battle of Manila bay, and a sword for the admiral. Spaniards Grow Indignant. Madrid, June 13. — There is much indignation expressed here at the action of the United States postoffice authorities in continuing to seize letters addressed to Spain. It is declared that such action is unprecedented among civilized nations, and that if It is not stopped Spain will resort to reprisals against the property of Americans in Spanish territory. Transports Took 30,000 Mnn. Creston, Iowa, June 13.— John Mass- Ing, a member of company B, Fourth infantry, from Tampa, Fla., under date June 6, to a Creston relative, said that 30,000 troops would leave on thirty-two transports tonight (June 6) under sealed orders, but it was supposed the destination was Porto Rico. Mr. Massing said the meu would not be allowed to write after leaving Florida. Camp MoKlnley Vacated. Des Moines, June 13.— Camp McKln- ley has been abandoned and the only soldiers in Iowa are the recruiting parties scattered over the state to get men to fill the Iowa regiments. The Forty- ninth regiment started this morning for Jacksonville. Claim the Terror Jg Safe. • Madrid, June 13.— The Spanish torpedo boat Terror, which was reported to have been sunk by the Oregon, is said to be safe at San Juan, Porto Rico. Germany to Propose a Meeting. Madrid, June 13.— It is reported that Germany win propose a meeting of the European conference to discuss the question of the M.a4rjd, Jupe 13.—- It is asserted that Maximo aornez, the Cuban insurgent fill offefl? of conciliation, WOMEN IN BUSINESS. (From the Frco Press, t>etrolt. Mich.) A prominent business inan recently expressed the opinion that there is one tiling that -will prevent -women from completely Oiling mon's place in the business, world— they can't be depended upon because they are sick too often. This is refuted by Mrs. C. W. Mansfield, a business -woman of 53 Farrar St., Detroit, Mich., who says: "A complication of female ailments kept me awake nights and wore me out. I could get no relief from medicine and hope was slipping away from me. A young lady in my employ gave mo a box of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pole People. I took them and -was able to rest at night for the first time in months. I bought moro nnd took them and they cured me as they also cured several other people to my knowledge. I think that if you should ask any of the druggists of Detroit who are tlie best buyers of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills they would sny the voung women. These pills certainly build up the nervous system and rnauy a young woman owes her life to them. "As a business woman I ain pleased to recommend them as they did more for methnn any physician, and I can give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills forfnle People cred it for my g e n e r a 1 good health to-day." No discovery of mod- Suddenly PrnstraM. ern times lias done so much to enable women to take their proper places in life by safe-guarding their health as Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pole People. Acting directly >n the blood and nerves, invigorating tho jody, regulating the f uuctionn, tbey restore tbe strength arid health to the exhausted wornnn when every effort of the physician >roves unavailing. For tbe growing girl tbey are of tho greatest benefit, for the mother iudlspousa- ilo, for every woman invaluable. For paralysis, locomolor ataxia, and )thor diseases long supposed iuuurnble, .hese pills bavo proved tbeir housaud of cases, , tbeir efficacy in A Godsend. "The war must make tho politicians veep for joy." "Why? 1 ' "Think of the broad fields ahend of hem in looking- after the interests of he young soldiers.' 1 New Inventions. 'Amongst the curious inventions that were patented last week is found one comprising an automatic bicycle pump, o arrr.iiged that as soon as the tire becomes deflated the pump automatl- ly fills the same, as each revolution of the wheel actuates thfi pump. Inventors desiring free information aa o the law of patents should address ktes & Co., Registered Patent sawyers, Bee Building. The heaviest projectile thrown by a irst-class battleship is from a 13-inch giia. and weighs ],l5(i pounds. The Jatling- guns throw bullets weighing about three-tenths of an ounce. A jhower from the Gatling guns soon clears the deck of an enemy's vessel. Shake Into Tour Shoes. Allen's Foot-Ease, a powder for thq feet. It cures painful, swollen, smarting feet and instantly takes the sting out of corns and bunions. It's thg greatest comfort discovery of tho age, Allen's Foot-Ease makes tight-fitting or new shoes feel easy. It Is a certain cure for sweating, callous and hot, tired, nervous, aching feet. Try it to- u'ay. Sold' by all druggists and shon stores. By mail for 25c In stamps, Trial package FREE. Address, Allen R. Olmsted. Le Roy. N. Y. It is said that lake sailors make tin best seamen. A sailor may cross th< Atlantic without danger of running into an island, and he may hardly se^ two or three ships during the entin vox-age, but on thehikes it is just tlu ot r way. The lake sailor, therefore becomes moro alert, watchful and careful. The Author of Lorna Doone. R. D. Blackmore, the well-known author of "Lorna Doone": "A truly magnum opus. I grieve only that such a work is not of English birthright." See display advertisement of how to obtain the Standard Dictionary by making a small payment down, the remainder In installments. Fresh meat easily absorbs nicotim from tobacco smoke, and soon becomei tainted. Aware of this fact, the pro prietors of some of the New Yorl hotels will not permit kitchen em ployes to smoke in the kitchen or store rooms. We Pay Expenses and liberal commissions, refund tho cash foi all poods cot «iviiigUio consumer satisfaction Lonsr toi-ms of credit. First-class scheme salesmen wuntiHl. No bond required. Sales mudo from phot-cr i )'hs Wo ijuuruntee *50.(X permonihnn mull orders. Address witlistanip Uronurd Mfg. Co., Iowa city. Iowa. The oldest twins in the country, ai far as heard from, are Paul Marshall of Pittsylvania county, Va., and Sau Marshall, of Polo, Ark. Their age ii 07, thej' aro in good health, and re semble each other very much. (FITS Pormanontl.vOurou. Koflta or nervpugnosa afte: nrut day's use of Dr. Kline's Gi'o(it Norvo KoBtgror Sond for FUE1S S'i.OO trial bottlo and treatise Dn. 1\. li. KuNii, Lta..031 Arch St.. Philadvlplua, {*» Since 1837 the average of suicides ir. France has increased from live a yoai to twenty-six a year. Coe's is the oldest and best. It will break up a cold qukkoi Uittu auytMos else, it is ahyayij j'sUuble. Try it. Softleigh—Death loves a shinini mark, it is said. Miss Cutting—Oh well, don't be uneasy. No-To-Uue for fifty Cents. Guurftiuwd tobacco Utitilt euro, uaUes weak (net , blood i>uf«. We, fl. All More lucrative. Depositor—What has become of your old cashier? Banker—Oh, he couldn't live on the salary we paid him. Depositor—Did he go into something else? Banker—Yes. into the bank's funds. A considerable portion of the residents of Catalan. Spain, believe that most of their troubles are due to the politicians. A band of voters in that city captured the mayor and members of the town council nnd held them for ransom. The mayor protested, but he was silenced by a'bullct in the leg. A Very SngrgrBtlve Destination. First poodle—Why do you weep? Second poodle—Because my mistress is going abroad. First poodle—I thought you were fond of traveling. Second poodle—So I am, but she's going to—to Frankfort. They Drifted Apart. "You nnd Spiflins used to be together so much," said Mr. Birmingham, "but now 1 never see you with him.'' "No; we divided on the financial question," replied Mr. Manchester. "How was that?" "He was always try ing to borrow." In the Front Rank. The Michigan Central, "The Niagara Falls Route," has made an advance In *.he right direction in anticipating tho wants of the traveling public, by changing the time of their "North Shore Limited," which will now leave Chicago at 4 p. m., arriving at the Orand Central Station, New York, at 5 o'clock the next afternoon, in advance of all other limited trains. The equipment and service is in keeping with their well-known reputation. It will also have a through sleeping car to Boston, arriving there the next evening. It connects with all through trains from the west. Postal Precaution. "Do you expect to hear often from your husband?" "Yes. he suid he'd write: arid I made him promise to give his letters to some other man to mail." Among the many expenses borne by- railroad companies the ice bill figures quite prominently. For instance, on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad it is expected it will take over 50,000 tons of ice this year to meet the reauire- ments of the service. The greater portion is used in connection with shipment of perishable goods; the balance in the passenger train service. A great deal of this Ice is put up by the company in its own ico houses, but as the past winter has been so warm a very large proportion will have to be purchased. To Niagara Falls, the Thousand Islands, the St. Lawrence River, the Adlrondacks. the Green and White Mountain's, the Berkshire Hills, tho valley of the Hudson, the Catskills, and the Atlantic Coast, the Michigan Central is the direct and favorite Summer Tourist Route. Send 3 cents, postage for Summer Tours. City Ticket Office. 119 Adams Street. O. W. Ruggles, G. P. & T. Agent, Chicago. 18c. War Atlas! 18c. Contains 10 pages of large, colored maps of the West Indies, Cuba, the Philippine Islands, Spain and Portugal,City •and Harbor of Havana. Double page map of the world, etc. Published by theB., O.K. &N. Ry. and sent postage paid for 18 cts. Address J. Morton, ti. P. & T. A., Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Gross earnings of the Chicago Great Western Railway (Maple Leaf Route) for the week ending May 21st were $97,003.87. Gross earnings for the same period last year .were $86,250.01. Increase, $11,347.26. » Revelations to the Landlady. "Mrs. Biscuit, will you lend meyour hammer?" "Hammer? What for, Bobby?" "Why, papa said \ve couldn't keep anything in this house unless it was nailed down." The "life plant" is a species of creeping moss found in the West Indies. It is- absolutely indestructible. by any means except immersion in boiling water or the application of a red-hot iron. It may be cut and divided in any manner, and the smallest shreds will throw out roots, grow, and form buds. AN INCH FROM DEATH. We were sitting on the veranda of our bungalow one evening In far-off Burmah, R. A. and. I, enjoying our after-dinner cheroot. The waters of the bay lapped lazily at the sands at our, feet, for our house was "builded on the sands" of the shore. All the world seemed at peace, only the plunkii plunk! of the monotonous night bird! in the jungle, and the occasional weird- note of the jackal, signaling In tho distance to his comrades, were heard.] The moon had come up from behind ai rocky island just over in the bay, and; spread a flood of golden-yellow light) over the silver-topped breakers, rolling In over a neighboring coral reef. It was so calm and beautiful that ft seemed that all that was wicked and bad had gone out of the world, and yet death lurked just at my friend's elbow, as he puffed unconsciously at his cheroot. We had been discussing in a leisurely manner something that had happened at home. To prove some point my friend arose, and stretched hlmsell lazily, sauntered into his bedroom to get .a paper bearing on the matter wa had been discussing. Usually lights were placed in all the bedrooms, but this evening, for some unaccountable reason—probably the moonlight—tha servant had not performed his dutiea I could hear my friend fumbling about on his dressing-table, and then suddenly gave a quick cry of horror and rushed out to the light. "I have been struck by a snake," ha gasped, and his face was deadly pale. "Where is it? Quick! Show me!" I exclaimed, as I whipped out a knife, He held out his right arm. Thera was no mark on the hand, which I examined critically, but on the cuff ol the shirt were two tiny scratch-like punctures, and two little globules oj poison sinking into the starched linen, and leaving a sickly, greenish yellow mark. "You've had a close cell, old man,"i I exclaimed, with a great sigh of relief, 1 "and I think you need a peg to bracej up your nerves, but first let us settle; the snake." We found him coiled up on a small. mirror which lay on the table, and an ugly looking customer he was, too,! ready to strike again. ; He was a very poisonous snake; known as the Deboae Russelli, but after my friend had finished with him; it would have been difficult for any} naturalist to have placed him in hi; proper genus. A New York leather merchant owns a cottage on the Long Island shore. His sou, a schoolboy, likes to go there in the. summer. His mother declared she would not go there this summer for fear of bombardment; "Oh," said the boy, "the Spaniards are not rich enough to fire a thousand-dollar shot at a hundred-dollar house." Hunger and ambition are hard to rock to sleep. Wnen Answering Advertisements Kindly Mention This Taper. Burlinp; •••< •'•:••;:*[«.'••• ':,•::• anb others, Why not go West this summer? 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