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THE UJPPER B1SS MOlKBSrALGON^ IOWA WIBKUBBAY MAY 3< 1899, IASE BALL GOSSIP, JftRENT NEWS AND OK THE GAME. NOTES Patrons Pleased—Royal Wel- for Tebenn and Hid Team—The ing of the Groat Cleveland Team Resurrect Base Ball There. acquired in his long career behind the ( bat To see Ewing work in practice! one would think that he still is good 1 for active work and that he ought to. take an occasional turn behind the bat,; especially when a young pitcher is ini the box. Ewing, however, declares, that he is out of active work forever. "My arm is good for only about twelve throws to second base in a day and wy A "Filipino" means a person of pur Spanish extraction, born in the Philippines; n Mestizo is one of mixed blood; and the descendants of the Aborigines are icnown as "Indians." Groom your cows regularly if you groom them at all. Hairs on the milker's stool have a language all their own. Death of John Heal?, late John Healy quit the dia- in 1897 and accepted a position patrolman on the St. Louis police trtment. His ability asserted it- and in a very short time he was noted to the detective force. Ho a hard worker, and the arduous |re of his duties undermined a once fhty constitution. One year ago he obliged to ask leave of absence take a trip to Nebraska for his 1th. The dread disease, had him Emd redemption. The trip did lit|good. He came home, lingered, ||red, and died like a man. John ly was a good fellow, pretty near lhat a man should be. Hail fellow his companions, he was careful lis family. John was a clever Ihcier, but withal a free spender. fja base ball player he ranked at the %; His judgment of young players ias||fl|pls excellent, and he helped many a .nd Slf*|JroHhg fellow to success by his advice th- '>; 'fjfMjIjjl... example. News of his death will ^Jiaig^eceived with genuine'regret by all knew him, and he was known [• base ball is played.and many where it la not. Ch 1887 he was one of the All-Ameris who with the Chicagos made the around the world under the man- fment of A. G. Spaulding. John :|aly played base ball in almost ev- country under the sun, certainly v |every continent. In the gold fields ^Australia, in the sands of Sahara, I'Simla, the summer capital of India, t^der the shadow of the Pyramids, at Some, Paris, London and Dublin, John --. B jM»Jtf3aly pitched his curves, straights, ly |||||lioots and twisters. He was a mighty s- gHIJhlete in those days. Ten years and legs would not permit me to make I , sharp turns." He still possesses the \ When a man is over-orderly he is knack of getting the ball away from I called a ernnk. him in a hurry—snapping lt,as It were, I Some men's charitable contributions without moving tracks. According to are confined to suggestions. McPhee Charley Snycler, who caught for the reds when they still were in the association, was one of the greatest "snap" throwers in the business. "When I played on the same team with Snyder," said McPhee, "he was past the prime of his career as a catcher, and yet he was better than any catcher in the business today. Even after his arm went back on him he made base runners look like deuces. He could get the ball away so quick that his lack of speed was more than counterbalanced."—C. H. Zuber in Cincinnati Times-Star. Oooil for Griffin. Mike Griffin was in Brooklyn the other day to consult with the Brooklyn officials relative to his transfer to has p|i$|lloping consumption made a mighty SMcnanere. nange. ent lay St. I.ouls 1'atrons Pleased. g-Baseball has been resurrected in St. $ouis and Tebeau and his team of |hampionship calibre will represent it the next National League race. This desirable change has been anticipated fjpr months and its consummation com- 'jpletes the happiness of the local en- 1|9|husiasts, who have been loyal to the ; '";j|5ame in the darkest days at Sports- .f-man's Park. The coming of the Cleve- ||Ja.nds has effaced the disagreeable " lemories of successive seasons of defeat and humiliation and whetted the |appetites of the followers of the na- |||f|tional game for the real article of ball r|l||with which they will be regaled in p||lS99. The new browns are owned by '- |>|||lie American Baseball and Athletic "1 Illpxhibition Company, officered as follows: Frank De Hass Robison, presi- sfdent; E. C. Becker, vice president; M. 'Stanley Robison, treasurer; W. C. Schofleld, secretary. President Robi|on will make this city his home and jive his attention to the club's busi- iess interests, the management of the Ball Bearings 1>I<1 It. Bicycles were invented centuries ago, but it required the magic touch of tho Nineteenth century inventor to make the "wheel" a most useful vehicle, instead of a mere toy. Ball bearings did it. It was a case where the improvement has proved greater than the original invention. The principle that reduces friction to a minimum in a bicycle is applicable to all machinery, and the cost is the only obstacle in the way of what will be known in history as the "Light Draft Era" in mechanics. Millions of dollars have been spent in this direction. The Deering Harvester Company, of Chicago, solved the problem, as far as ;;rain binders ai:d mowers are concerned, by equipping their machines with roller arid ball bearings in 1891. Other manufacturers in this line have since followed with several kinds of experimental. roller bearings, but the Deering machines are still alone in the field with ball bearings of the bicycle pattern. The Deering Company's annual catalogue for 1899 contains some very interesting historical matter on this subject, fully illustrated. Tho book also describes the largest factory in America and gives the latest news on the subject or harvesting machinery.. Send for one; it's free. Some notions, like fresco work, only reveal their color after they have been done n while. The skin of (he fox of Kamchatka is the most, expensive fur, a single one often costing as much ns $1,000, A coat worn by the Emperor Nicholas was lined With this fur and cost $10,000. Idlers rrnd paupers are deemed disgraceful characters in Japan. Consequently, out of a population of 38,000,000 there are only about 10,000 who are supported by charity. Suffering from au overloaded stoin- nch is worse than hunger. It is a fad among Pnr'sian actresses to have themselves-swaihjri ns mummies, and thus photographed in their coffins. Tltct Opening of tlio Uto Indian Ilcfccrvntlon Hy proclamation of the President of the United States, the Uto Indian reservation in southern Colorado will be opened for settlement at noon of May 4, JS!lO. It comprises <>():>,Of)0 acres of arable mesa land, which haslongbeon considered the most desirable in the state. For free pamphlets, giving complete Information, address S. K. Hooper, (icneral Passenger Agent D. & II. (1. R. U. Denver, Colo. lints are unknown in Deblois, Me. the to\vn of Dully 1'n pur for SI n Your. Tlio Dos Molnas Dully News, with all tin;news of Iowa Hticl Ilia world, iriluKriipliln imn-ktls. u clill- clron's tU'pui'l'tiuMit. wonmii's pimn, nlo.. Is Kent, to liny nOtlfpsn for $1 a .voti' 1 . Tf» cents for six months, fid ronls for t hrfHMiifTnl Its. t.'.'i routs u month. Ad- ilrcs.s TJIIC NIOWS, Des Molnos. lown. Thero are no gloves that will hide heart stains. ar eh led?, j&o! ire- being entrusted to Oliver Te- ieau. Reference to the "Said by the agnates," and "Tips from Man- ..gers" columns will reward the. reader Hyith the respective views of Messrs. " lobison and Tebeau on the future of tie new browns. The purchase of :e Griffin's release for $4,000 is a $|i||prerunner of the progressive policy l^iMsw.%! nVi * Vi a n/rnTir nwriprc: will Tllll'cnr* in (jwhich the new owners will pursue in Teboau's team is strong in all de- 2ral j;|pperating the club, ige- fpff Teboau's team is eri- §ft||artments and figures on form to fln- h one, two, three in the pennant race. [•he uncertainties in baseball not only aake it enjoyable, but render it dif- fbult to forecast a race in which such rand combinations of playing talent i those which will represent St. Louis, llpston, Brooklyn, Cincinnati and Chl- " ;o will compete for the honors. One 34 ion- thai! m tbej PRESIDENT ROBISON. ; these five teams will be the National league pennant winners of 1899, with , strong probability that the close of jie championship will be marked by exciting finish between the first |ree and the closer the struggle and hie faster the pace, the better will be |e ' chances of the Tebauites, for a |mer lot of players never wore uni- 3. They know the game and play points and their great leader, and able lieutenant, Jack O'Connor, are yays on the alert to turn a trick and an advantage. the Pltcherg. is usual in the spring Capt. J3w- is paying considerable attention fhis pitching staff, and not a day goes that he does not warm up two or Be pitchers and coach them in some '(be trlctas of battery work that he MIKE GRIFFIN. Cleveland. It is the belief tliat he will exact part of the purchase money. While Griffin was interviewed somebody brought up the fact that the Brooldyns and Baltimores were scheduled to wind up the season together and suggested if the championship for Brooklyn depended on that series the orioles might throw the games. "Don't you believe it," said Griffin. "The ballplayers are more honest than some other people connected with baseball." "But here are a number of men gathered from every part of the country to represent a strange city. What interest do they have in upholding that city?" persisted the first speaker. "Professional pride," said Griffin, with emphasis. "There is an effort to excel among ball players the same as in every other profession and the spirit of loyalty to the people they represent always predominates ic every game. Past associations are forgotten as soon as the umpire calls 'play' and the rivalry that exists between the cranks of the different cities is uppermost in the minds of every player and IIP makes their fight his fight. That is what has made baseball so successful, and has made it the na tional game." Hiird on the FlnRtirg. Harry Vaughn has a pair of hands that are about the worst battered up of any in the Cincinnati team. He car vividly recall the breaks at Lebanon, O., and Louisville, which netted bin? two of the souvenirs of diamond warfare that he will carry with him to the end of life. "Prank Flint and Charley Bennett," remarked Manager Ewing, "possessed the greatest collection of. crooked fingers of any players in the business. For a catcher who did as much work behind the bat as I have done, I fared pretty well. This is the only real bad finger I have," and ho displayed the third on his right hand. "I remember the accident that gave me that. I was catching Mickey Welsh at Philadelphia, and he sent up a measly slow ball to Joe Mulvey. That quaker smashed away, and after his foul tip got away I discovered that crooked finger of mine broken squarely Catchers of the old time who were inclined to fight the ball had their fingers stove up more than the modern backstops." Downfall of Brush. From Philadelphia Inquirer: The downfall of John T. Brush as a power in base ball legislation will not elicit the slightest expression of regret from anyone familiar with the game, excepting perhaps those who for personal reasons have tied to him. He retires unhonored, unwept, unsung. His active connection with the game began with the collapse of the Union Association movement, when he secured the cream of the St. Louis Maroons after that ill- fated organization disbanded, and ever since then he has blighted everything with which he has come in contact in a base ball way. He was the prime mover in the Indianapolis amalgamation, which has brought baseball to its present demoralized condltion.and he was the engineer of the scheme which had for its object the dismemberment of the Western League, and the apportionment of the territory among the members of the board of arbitration and their personal friends. At Jasper, Ga., a cow belonging to Mr. J. R. Howell poked her tongue through a crack in the partition between her stall and that where the horses were cpnflned, and qne o| toe horses bit her tongue off. Tramps who wander into Onklniul, Me., are forced to take seats in what is called a "Uaki'.r primitive chair." Jt isa modernized stocks,and one experience is considered cnouirli ty evcu a half-witted trainn. Munt Ho 1'ulltc. General Manager Underwood of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad has issued the following general notice to station agents and trainmen: "Your especial attention is directed to the treatment of patrons by employes of the company. Complaints have been made from various sources of discourtesy to freight and passenger patrons on the part of our agents, or their representatives, at several of our stations, and nlco inattention of conductors and brakemen to properly care for the comfort of passengers. There should be no cause for such complaints. It is a part of your duty to see that our patrons are treated at all times with politeness and courtesy, not only by yourself but by employes under your charge. One of the valuable assets of a railroad company is uniform politeness and courtesy from all of its employes to its patrons, and this capital must not be encroached upon. It is proper for you to understand that advancement does not depend wholly on your efficiency, but in other directions also, and v/ill be measured in a great degree by the treatment nnonrclpd to nntrons." There never seem enough towels iu some households. The soda water and ice cream season fast comes. A KnlCu IMIstnltP. The T. M. Uoberts' Supply House of Minneapolis, 1\I inn., whieli advertised :i riMiiiirknbly liberal knife offer in a recent issue of our pnper, wishes to have it explained to our renders that through a mistake in eleetrotypinp, the numbers over eneh of t.he knives were reversed. Tho Cattle Unite should be 77 S. U., and tho Congress knife 7 S. ]5. Their remarkable offer lo send i!7 p:iekaires of ("-a.rilen seeds and the Congress knife for 77 cents, or .17 packages of seeds and tho Cattle knife for 07 cents is one of tho most liberal ever made. In most Hats there is for improvement. a little room The only thing sonic- people do is to grow older. Arc You UHliiB Allim'M foor-Knse? It is the only cure for Swollen, Smarting, Burning, Sweating Feet, Corns and Bunions. Ask for Allen's Foot-Base, a powder to be shaken into the shoes. At all Druggists and Shoe Stores, 25c. Sample sent FREE. Address. Allen S. Olmsted, LeRoy, N. Y.. What a pity eira,'.ive power and business instinct rnruiy go together. Ifnll's Catnrrli Cure Is taken internally. Price, Toe. It pays better to be a dentist than an oculist. A man has thirty-two teeth and only two eyes. A Houn»!hol<l Necessity. Every homo should Imvolmmly toriisuiillHleliox ot'Cusc'iircIs CniKlyCutliiH'ilc, anc jic'rloctifuardluu of Uio I'amilv hc'iilLh. All ilnit;j{lsts, 10u, 2ic, uUu. Paradoxically speaking 1 , a man is always put out when he lluds himself taken in. Two bottles of Piso's Cure for Consumption cui'i'd mo of u bad lung trouble.—Mrs. J. Nichols, Princeton, liul'., Mar. 215, 1S05. Don't covev your neglected duties with the cloak of excuse. USES PE-RU-NA FOR CATARRH OF THE STOMACH. The Frances Willard Hospital, Chicago, 111. A CHARMING grandmothef! 1 What a pleasant influence itt the house te a delight* fit! old lady in good health 1 MRS. MOLLIE BARBER, St. James, Mo., writes: "1 took Lydia E. Pirikharh's Vegetable Compound during change of life, and have passed through that critical period safely. I suffered for years with falling of the womb and female weakness. At times could hardly stand on my feet, also had lettcorrhcea. I tried several good HEALTHFUL doctors, but instead of getting better, grew worse all thd time. A friend advised me to try Mrs. Pinkham's Compound. I did so and after taking six bottles, was cured of both leucorrhcea and falling of womb. I am now enjoying good health and feel very grateful for the good your medicine has done me. I would recommend it to all women suffering as I' was." MRS. N, E. LACEY, Pearl, La., writes: " Ihave had leucorrhcea for about twenty years, falling of womb by spells i for ten years, and my bladder was affected, had backache a great deal. I tried a number of doctors. They would relieve me for a little while, then I would be 8worse than ever. I then thought I would try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Eleven bottles of Compound and one box of Liver Pills cured mo and I am now sound find well. It helped me through the change of life period. I am fifty-five years old." The women of advanced years who are healthy and happy are invariably those who have known how to secure help when they needed it. Mrs. Pinkham will advise any woman free of chargu who writes about her health. Her address is Lvnn. Mass. _. 'JUAKANTEISD n. !/.,.»» DonAimlnr «J UAIt Dr. Kay s Renovator, t oul , ro ( i ' ]iulluu, nvor HIM liuuUticuos, olo. At i lsoiifsOH, bthoustiBBS , liuo amlfl.UU. THE OFFICIAL Is thoonly ironuino National IJGUKUO Bull.aiidlscortlllcd lo us such by President N. E. Young. ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTES If n dealer does not carry Spuldinc's atlilotic, goods In stock, Kcnfl your nume and address to us (ami hls,too)for a copy ol our handsomely illus'rated catalogue. A. C. SPALDINC & BROS. Now York Chicago Denver "Nothing but wheat; what you might call a sea o£ wheat," Is what was said by a lecturer speaking of Western Canada. For particulars as to routes, railway fares, etc., apply to Superintendent of Immigration, Department Interior, Ottawa, Canada, or to N. Bartholomew, 308 Fifth Street, Des Molnos. Iowa. Getyour Pension iDOUBLE QUICK Write CAPT. O'PARRELL, Pension Agent, 1425 New York Avenue. WA5HINQTON. D. C. W. N. U., Des Moines, No. 18.—1890. When ""Answering Advertisements Kindly Mention This Taper. '•'DIRT DEFIES THE KING." THEM IS OR EATER _TH AN _RQYALTY_ ITSELF. Are made endless, laminated, wood frames; carbonated steel trimmings. . . . , VKKY rider should know Hi? value uiul how miide. Know- H ing it, will ride no other. Prices within the reach of all, L-V except quality is sacrificed to price, regardless of liability to personal injury and repair expense. When you buy a Wheel you want a good one; that's patent. Steel wheels are all pretty much alike. Therefore, try an " OLD HICKORY," and realize your vision of :t Perfect Bicycle; Handsome, Strong and Easy Riding. It won't "Jar the life out of you." Honest as its name! Wo want you as a rider, if wo havo no agent there got our special offer. You will bo Iroatod right. Catalogue on requsst. OLD HICKORY CYCLE CO, 9 LEWIS ST CHICAGO, ILL Miss Georgiana Dean was for three years missionary in Liberia under the M. E. Chur*h from the training school in Chicago. After her return she stud- led nursing, graduating from the present Frances E. Willard National Temperance Hospital of Chicago. She Is an enthusiastic friend of Pe-ru-na, as is evident from the following letter: Chicago, 111., Jan. 20, 1899. Pe-ru-na Drug Mfg. Co., Columbus, O.: Gentlemen—You will be glad to know of the happy results obtained from the use of Pe-ru-na among the patients under my care whenever prescribed by the physician. I have seen some very remarkable cures of cases 'of very obstinate catarrh of the stomach, where Pe-ru-na was the only medicine used. I consider it a reliable medicine. - GEORGIANA DEAN. The symptoms of catarrhal dyspepsia are: Coated tongue, pain or heavy feeling in the stomach, belching of gas, dizzy head, sometimes headache, despondent feelings, loss of appetite, palpitation of the heart and irregularity of the bowels. Send for a free book written by Dr. Hartman, entitled "Health and Beauty." Address Dr. Hartman, Columbus, O. Tho indolent man is the first to claim that he never had an opportunity. A suit of blue jeans is becoming to some men. Being a satisfactory impossibility, parent is an The projected peanut trust is probably the bifrgest shell game yet, but the farmers will work it on the city chaps this time. The delights of common sense are enjoyable. The maiv is foolish who quarre with his wife. Tho Columbia Head ond Fork Crown afford ncuessury strength at a vltdl point <md form a distinctive feature wblcli Imparts an added value to ibe machine. We are offering tlie widest range of pattern and price and the greatest number of improvements ever presented by any manufacturer in a single season. No matter what style of wheel your prefer to ride or how, much you wish to pay for it, it will be to your advantage to examine our machines and compare them with others, OUR 1899 MODELS. Columbia Bevel-Gear Chainless, , , , $75 Columbia Chain Wheels $50 Hartfords $35 Vedettes, , . . Men's, $25; ladles', $26 Ask acy Columbia dealerforcutalogue,booklets,folders, etc., or wrlto to u» enclosing 2-cent stamp. yV\FG. CO., Hartford, c?onn« Alab.astlne. the only durable wall coating. Ukes the place pi scaling WftJl paper »no paint for walls. oft« Used on planter, brick, woo<J 9? Pvery «irarob

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