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FUJI aoil No 122JWest 3d Street. The l,»rg(?ii»t and H<-nt Feed Store IB Mterllna;. BpiinV.tMill Hcr-tt of nil kind* we keep Salt. Baleii H.iy. OH Meal, Wrapping Paper, (So. >Ve sell Ooshtrt'.i cel"brat«l HIM-EIKSKVIIitiE FI.OCR. ALw, his No. 1 BUCKWHEAT FLOUR Pan CaJc* Etotir as cbesp »s at tbe mill. GEO. DAVISON. VOLUME 6. STERLING ILLINOIS. MONDAY, JANUARY 16 1888 NUMBER 283 OSES Has jnst received a car of SPLINT COAL, . Just the thing to "b'jtm in YOUR - IT. •V" , mmm 4 pw a. &, ooirtn EAST. 8—PftflseiiRer 0:15 a.m 76—Frpluhl «:45 p.m 50- ooixo -IVwnger 2-.IS p.m. <2—KrclKtir ":W p.m. AttHIVK FROM K\ST. JAIIHIVK FBOM •u— P;ifl«-n p .r. ..f»:i" p.m. :i r .— r«»-png«r I0:.to a.m. 77— Freight ...... »:40ii m.|4l— Freight. — l:Bop.in. ' Paisenger No. 3d connects with imlns east and west on Clinton Branch; with (1. K. 1 & P. R. R. at Kock Island pint and iwt; with Oulwburi? paascnzi-r at Rio; with main lino lor point* west Council Bluffs, Onmha ami beyond. nnd Bt Bushnell for Kansas City and points beyond. c. & H. w OOIHCI KAflT. OO1NOWK8T Mar»aalltownPas5en(?er|011nton Pass. ,8:17 p.m. ______ ..... __ 1:40 p. m Pacific Hi ...... 2:25 a. m. Denver Pais...lO:28 a. m. Denver P»HB...4:M p. m. Atlantic Kx.~..J:37 a. m. Marshalltown Clinton Pnss....e 27 a. ra.| Paa»«nKcr...\;I6 m. FBHOHT TJBAINS THAT CAitur PABSBNOBBS, OOINO KAflT. No.74 8.17 p.m. No. 84..._~ 8:27 a.'m. OOIltO WRHT. No. T3...«-...10:Ma. ra. No. 87...—.-3:43 a. m. " Where did Mr Lingg get thosa Bombs?" " I do not know, but I can tell you where you can get a. pair of THE PITILESS BLIZZARD. THE ROLL OF ITS VICTIMS MOUNTS UP INTO HUNDREDS. Scores of Men, Women and Children Struggle in Vain Against _ -r the Icy Blast. & SITfS JEVEBY PA!R WAKRAM T EP.l Men's Felt BOOTS. ALBERT DOLGE'8 Ml Wool FELT SHOES AND SLIPPERS AND THE ANKLE-8UPPOKTINO CORSET SHOES, FOR WEAK ANKLES. Just call and see at . J. P. OVERHO S£R'5, Dealer In Iloots and Hhoed, Hterllng. INSURANCE REAL ESTATE AUD LOANS, AGKNT FOU THB LKAUING FIKK, AND ' ACCIOKNI" ,I!M- O TT For rent; Western t and Southwestern Farm Property, Improved and Unimproved for sale. HONEY TO tOAN. Call and see me. EDWABO C. UNDERWOOD. Boom 2, Academy Muslo Building, oppostte;Oalt . Home. Sterling, Ills. _ ' KIRK'S FLOATING SOAP ' . • . • _miM--_i_ I ft -.- - * THE CHIEF • For the Bath, Toilet and Laundry. Snow White and .Absolutely Pure. If roar dealer does not keep White Cloud Soap, send U oenta {or umple cake to me makers, JAS, S. KIRK S CO, CHICAGO. 00 PAINT By «.!*» COIT * Cn^ O^E-COIT VCOBT rtlUT k *lnt Friday, ivn It to Church Sunday. Xlsbt Fufcloubto Shulc.r bbtk. Muooa, V.mulua DIM, YtUow, O!iv« Like, llremtn Md W»gon UJ § 40 C0 UJ 00 witk • "lUM. YOUR BUGGY rtp top ft» ChftiTtv Lavrn Scat*. Sash, Flower r*tts. SMff C*rri*,r*>, Curtain Poles, t-'un>.Xui«, Froot Doirt, StpK-fionti, Screen Doort, Boaa, H«ailet. Iron Fences, in fact evcryihinf. Just tbs) UUaff Cor the Udtt* to UM about the MUM FOR ONE DOLLAR , No Vfti nr. DrlM k Oa» Cou «nil Job U * COIT'S HONEST Apt you rotiE« to FiJnt this yeut Ifio.«l0ii1 buy ft jMuut conuini&f water o< beruin* wfcen lot dM oaaaiDoney (or neulr to] rot caa procure COIT * n>TJ I'L'UB rilVT that Is w*rr«oU4 to b«U ROJtST, tllXl'IM U.\8IID-UIL filST an4 fne frorti water ajxj bctuint D*smusl taU lw«M feasi Ut« M *iarr. Mcrcltantl h*r,d it &r« ocur itjenU *nd authorLttd by in, In wtlt, U ^.-arrutlt U w*ar t YKAtttt «(la • COAT3 w I TtXHB wllb • COATS. Our Shades art th« L«t«st StyUn t»cd In th* East now twcutuiog so popuiw (n th« Wcu, and op with th« tiom TIT Ihtetnnd of UOitflT PAt>T Md y«t M.W rtsjrel U. Thit t* Ul* wtM tt MiflC HOUSE PAINT COIT'S FLOOR PAINT t^d tha S newer JtloJ t> N*** ti.ft* r.til M rotr i iQ'it rjuxw r- 4 popuui Aixi »viul4« *.H-ide«, -mimmtw* jUt 4ry Wnf i. ft !•»*;)» 01 rr nl.iU fin teMsbte. M* .HbWOflTl)W STICK! ITOIISERS: l Itnt M «rt ty* t Rflpnrt* <'online '" Tell R GJmiitly Story of th« Work of the Ic« King — llalcot* 8«nd« !><izt«li« of Name* of !>««<l— Ne- braika A.Un to the Frightful Tal» KitriBaji Utter* a Cry for Help -The Edge of tbf> Ktorm Sends a Chill Through Telcu—MnropnU Experience* Only U>e Pleasure of It. CHICAOO, Jan. 16.—The great storm which swept over the entire country from the northweMt last week has boon followed by a freeze the like of which has not been experienced sluci tbe memorable winter of IroA • The area of unusual cold ha? been general, extending from the extreme northern line of telf^mphic communication as far south as Texas and the gulf slates. Extreme suffering Is reported from all directions, especially Minnesota, Dakota, Montana and Nebraska, where 'many liven have been lost In Kansas thousands are suffering for want of but lor fuel and food, and in some counties aid is needed to save many from actual starvation. The storm, while of course less severe in Arkansas, Texas, and other southern states, still found the people there unprepanxl for It, and much suffering resulted. Crops and live stock have everywhere suffered more or less loss. Saturday night's dispatches indicated that many people bad been frozen Co. death, particularly in Minnesota, Nebraska, and the northwest territories Sunday night's reports swelled the death-roll by the following numbers lu tbe states and territories named: Dakota, »\; Nebraska, 19; Minnesota, 13; Montana, * All tbe dispatches indicate that the death lists are still far from complete. Tbo figures given Include only the fatalities reported Sunday, and many others are doubtless yet unrecorded. Tbe fuliowing dispatches give some of the details: • •" DEATH LIST FROM DAKOTA. Dnznns of People Go From Home Never to Keturn Alive. HURON, D. T., Jan. 16.—The bodies of Frank and William Nirison, who were found dead on tbe prairie near Virgil, were brought here Sunday evening, and will be forwarded to Chicago by the first train to their father, K. Nlrisou, who is interested in a carriage and wagon factory -there. Tbe young men almost threw away their lives for their friend Wilaon.. He had come to their home Thursday morning to work for them. While there the blizzard arose—a storm that no man could face verj long and live. Wilson very frequently spoke of bis children, who had gone to school that morning, aud was fearful for their safety. Late in the afternoon be could restrain his fatherly feelings no longer and sn id he was going to the »chool- house to take care of them, Tbe NirUona at once saldi "Then we will go with you," All set out afoot. Friday morm'ng the throe were found, widely separated, on the prairie, both of tho brothers dead in the snow, and Wilson blindly struggling on, almost unconscious of his condition. His sufferings are great, but It is thought he will not lose any limb* Tbe children are at the school and- warm. A little Bathrick girl was lost all one night with Miss Mary Connell, her teacher, and can not live. A Newoomb boy was with them, and froze to death. The teacher will not suffer permanently, Wdow Phllll|<s and her grandson were frozen lu Jerauld county, south of here. They had remained iu their sled all night, and left It before daybreak to find shelter. Both perished before going a mile. Gilklnson, milkman, has been hunted for since Friday morning, but has not been discovered. Adam Gorner is still missing. Lewis Merrhnan and his son, farmers of Bplak' county, lost their lives oy the storm Friday, nigUL The boy died .within a few feet of home, but tbe father staid out in tbe field, where tbe son bad left him. Another man and sou in the same county tried to go home in the storm, the father carrying his little boy most at the way. The exercise and anxiety saved the parent's life, but the child will die. The weather appears to be settled, as It Is calm. Saturday night it was SO below. At 6 o'clock Bunday evening it was 12 below. Hundreds of men are digging out the various lines of the Northwestern road. BT. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 16.—The loss of life by tbe great blizzard Thursday is shown to have been very great,, by far the largest number of casualties being reported from Dakota points. At Chester, Minn., six children of James Baker were frozen to death Friday afternoon while returning from school The following Is a summary of the dead and missing, but the list will be largely augmented when • the returns are all in: At Adrian, Minn.,' John Daring; Hitchcock, D. T., Emit Gilbertson; Mitchell, D. T, George Allen, Jr.;. and Joseph Anderson; Mmot, D. T., James B tilth and two sons; Raymond, D. T., William Driver's two suns and Charles Heath; Omaha, Nob., Frederick Eller, cigar- maker; a young lady, name not reported, and Wexwell Beck, aged 8 years; Poster, Neb.,.George W. Post; David City, Neb., a child of John Denlingor; Sioux City, la., an unknown man; Belgrade, M. T., William Overman; Marysville.M. T., Patrick Hanley; Luverne, Minn., John Loy; Inwood, la., Mr. Fitzgerald's . two children; Aberdeen, D. T., - WJilliara Love and Judson Westgate; Bodle, D. T., Mr. Paine; Roscoo, D. T., Peter Terhune; Virgil, D. T.. Frank Nlrlsoo, William Nirison and Jotaph Wilson; Iriquois, D. T., Mrs. Develne, Adam GernerandJ. W.'Goslee; Barkston, D. T., W. R Headly; Dolamere, D. T.. Miss Cora Curtis; Brooking!, B. T., • young man started to go into tbe country Thursday and can not be found. It Is feared he has perished. Several others had narrow escapes; Hitchcock, D. T., Lewis Uerriman, aged 60, and his son Halite, aged 18, pt-riahed in Thursday's storm, Mr. Merriman was born near Hartford, Conn., and lived' several years at Dixon, Ilk • NEBRASKA SUFFERS SEVERELY. Victim* of the Billiard Founil ID Every Direction. OMAHA, Nth., Jan. IS.—Saturday nlgoi WM tha coldest ever known here. The mercury at6 o'clock Bunday morning Indicated 80 b»low svro, Sunday evening Uwu 10 l-nlnw. Tbe day has Una clear and cwJm. Trulm all roaaUvg, bat nearly all »r* behind time. Toe rumor that t«v*r*l live* w*r* tatft la th» vicinity oJ Btuart, Mob., during Thar*- " * * etftflfc ^/hlMMtteft H »M$& jwt, X*tt» *»* Xkutte were found late Saturday afternoon, twelve miles Irom Stuart. They were on their way homo, distant twenty nillm, when overtaken by the storm. The ponies were standing hitched to a sleigh. Mrs. Chapman was found lying on the ground by Che sleigh, while the two children were in tbe sleigh. Mr. Malles was canght in the storm, and win frozen to death only a few rods from his house, which he bad attempted to reach. He lived three miles east of Dustln. The names of other dead are as follows: Mr. Bertraad and son, Btcinrt, missing, together with others of the Bamo vicinity; Charles Maxwell, of Beatrice; Qaorge'W. Post, ex-collector of internal revenue of Ni'brr.akn, out banting with a companion;! J. V, Hyrms, of Schuylor; Mlchaol Kllenes, Bcnuylor; F. W. Tayldr, of- Clearwater; Hon. John Sparks, Gage county; E-nll Grossman, near Peru; Mrs. Bmith, noar Woodlawn, . I CARLISLE'S TITLE CLEAR. SO SAYS THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ! PRIVILEGES AND ELECTIONS, ThobVs Charges Hot iy • Mui of Testl- many In Refutation—The vVanU of the Wool Men—A Schedule of Duties 8ue- (Mted to Congress—Clnment's Tlews on ClTll Bflrvlee Rerform. TERRIBLE TIMES IN KAN8A3. Appalling Rrpnrts from the West—People Freezing; and Starving. KANSAS CITY, Ma, Jan. '.8.—Saturday and Saturday night were the coldest ever experienced in this section, the thermometer registering 19 degree* below zero at 9 o'clock Bunday morulnR, and no time Saturday did the mercury get above * below. Reports that coma from western Kansas are almost appalling iu their magnitude. The blizzards that ra^ed through tuattectloa a few weeks ago left the iteople In such bad condition that tbey were unable to stand the severe weather, and a large numlwr of deaths from cold and starvation are known to have occurred. It Is estimated that !<,000 people in Clark county are In a destitute condition, and unless immediate relief is afforded them the number of denths will be fearful to contemplate. The pastor of the Presbyterian church In Hartland, Kearney county, writes to the Aid society imploring assistance for the people of that section, saying that if relief does not soon come hundreds must die. In Indian territory the entire range is frozen over and the cattle are drifting badly. As most of the cattle on the western range are new Texns stock the lew will be very great, they being unused to such low tamper- turo. Thousands have already died! NEW EXPERIENCE FOR TEXAa lowest Had— Temperature They Ever Much Suffering. AUSTIN, Tex., Jan. 16.—A terrific norther struck this section Saturday night For several days It bad been spring-like weathpr, the mercury standing at about 74 degrees. It was at that point at n o'clock Saturday evening when the norther arrived At 8:30 It had dropped to S8, at 7 to,B8, and at midnight to 10, with, a strong northwester traveling at tbe rate of thirty-five miles an hour. The air was filled with fine snow. All of Bunday the mercury registered 8 to 10, with a roaring norther and driving sleet and snow. The rapid change in tbe temperature, the unprecedented cold and badly constructed bouses have caused intense suffering among the poor in tbe city. Ton is the lowest tbe mercury has ever been known to register here, but indications are favorable for a drop below that point. Slolffhlns; at Memphis. MiMpuia, Tenn., . Jan. 18.— The ragged edge of the blizzard reached here Bunday morning, and tho most phenomenal storm In tbe recollections' of the oldest citizens prevailed. The most wonderful feature of the storm was that a thunder storm was going on at the'same time, vivid flashes of lightning illuminated the skies and loud detonations of thunder'following. Sleighing was excellent. There are about four inchet of frozen sleet on the ground, with the thermometer at 10 degrees above cero. This weather Is so unusual that sleighs of the most primeval character and appearance have been made, and slelgb-bells are heard In every quarter of the city. So glad to get a sluighride are the people that the old and young, good and bad, even the strictest church people, are breaking the sabbath to the extent of shlghrlding, and they pay (! to $10 an hour for the use of sleighs. Political Affair* In Manitoba, WINNIPVO, Jan. 1 ft.—After an existence of barely six weeks the Harrison goveru ment resigned Friday 'night, and accom panled by all the Conservative mem bers of the local legist a t u r e wll henceforth take their seats on the 'opposition benches. For the first time In the history o Manitoba tbe Liberals now bold the reins of power but as .they wll be compelled to appeal to tha people at»n early day 1 HON. JOIIS NonQUAT, Is quite possible the Conservatives may not remain out o office long. Hon. John Norquay will lead the Conservatives in opposition to the pres ent government Delaacey*s Request Absurd. 'N«w YOBK, Jan. ' i&—Assistant Dlstric Attorney Parker said to a United Press reporter Saturday that the latter written by Delancey, counsel for the foreign bondhold ors of the Kansas Pacific railroad, to th president asking executive Interference to secure the return of Jay Gould within the jurisdiction of the United States, was absurd, In asmuch as no steps had been taken which place Gould la the light of a criminal Mexican StndenU'Moamod For. NRW HAVBM, Conn., Jan. 18.—C. E. Pan and Count Jo<o Davoulas, Mexican students at the Blieflljlil scientific school, Tale ool lege, bnvo disoppeare.1 leaving debts amon various tradesmen to tbe extent of abou »5,000, of which (l.&OO is to Mr. A. Thill, tailor, and the rest to livery etabb keepers, wine merchants, cigar dealers, etc. One Wore Veteran Passes Away. BOSTON, Jan. 16.—Gen. A. B. Underwood who was for twenty cwo years surveyor tbe port of Boston, died Saturday of pneumo nla. Tbe military record of Gen. Underwood was very brilliant, and he bore several scars and grievous wounds received during" th late civil war. He was over 60 years of age. A Challenge to Pistol Shots. BOSTON, Jan. Id.—Chevalier Ira Pain offers 1 1,(*X) to any man who duplicates hi score of QJ9 point* with a Smith & Weaso revolver on itt« regulation American targei Ue also offers to shoot a match of 6QJ shot* under tbe same conditions of reomt trie, agaiutt any man in the world for £3,000. In Full Or After Fjriie. DUBLIN, Jan. 10.— Mr. Pyn^, M. P., who had been barricaded la his Ll'Unuy cwtl* I Outknty Welerford, escaped from the Saturday »uJ olmlm.1 tbn police, who an BO In full chase after Mm, f*K|H>r Mill itura>J. HABTTOELO, Cono., Jan. IS, --The tiitll «i iifluchoitun Oouu., a«a*u by I>ua4«y eight. Lew* WASHINGTON Cmr, Jan, NX—Speaker Car- sle presented his reply to tbe case of Tbobe, is contestant for his seat, Saturday, and with such effect that the committee refused a reopen tho matter, three of tho Republicans contenting themselves with not voting nd the other three voting with the Democrats. Carlisle's counsel, Mr. Hallam, opened his argument by holding that Thobe's complaint lowed no good reason for reopening the case, and then proceeded to read his testimony. One of tbe first affidavits was rom John A. Goodson, Carlisle's brother- n-law, positively denying that be had admitted that Carlisle bad been defeated, which denial was confirmed by an affidavit ram Charles Boston. Goodson's affidavit Iso denied that any relative of the speaker iad approached Wood, Thobo's first counsel, nd attempted to influence him. This statement was backed up by an affidavit from Wood, who swears that Thobo's case lan- nlshed because Thobe himself was indiffsr-'' nt The statement In Thobe's evidence that Carlisle or his friends had admitted his de- eat on the day succeeding the election was leclared false by several other witnesses. To meet tbe statements made by Thobe touching the meeting of Carlisle's friends on lection night, the counsel produced an affl- avlt signed by Judge George Parkins, W. V. Cleary, commonwealth's attorney, and a lumber of other gentlemen, who declare hat no meeting of the kind described could rave been held without their knowledge, and hat tbey know of no Such 'conference or meeting. But the most crushing part of this alimony was a letter from R, W. Nelson, ho was particularly mentioned in Thobe's estimony as having refused to participate n the alleged meeting. In this letter, which s addressed to Carlisle, Mr. Nelson declares bat he never attended such a meeting and [new nothing of it In Ilka manner tbe charges that tbe poll- looks bud been, tampered with wore met by mcwt conclusive statements. One of Thobe's affidavits was from John J. Pierce, of Cincinnati, to the effect that, with the exception of one precinct, all of the returns of Carroll county appear to be in the same handwriting. To meat this was produced, the affidavit of B. F. Harrison, the county clerk, who, as custodian of the poll- looks, affirms the correctness of the vote. A. T, Leeple, a Knight of Labor of Carrolton, declared that he waa present In Tbobe's Interest when the votes of Carroll county was counted, and that he found them fair and aeyond question as to correctness, J. T. Lewis, a Republican and ex-postmaster of 2arrollton, affirms the correctness of tbe envies In the poll-books. Similar affidavits 'rom five of the eight precincts of Carroll county were presented. In an affidavit Stephen Solar, a policeman of Covington, says he has several times boen approached by counsel for Tho ho, asking lim to make affidavit that he bad seen Car- Isle and a detective named Harris entering .lie office of Tbe State Journal on the even- ,ng after election. He bad been told that It might be to his 'Interest to make such an affidavit, and that In tbe event of his being out of employment he could make money by making such an affidavit. Affidavits were also read showing that Tbobe was indifferent and had said he would like to get out of the matter; he Lad no money to expend on the case, and the labor people who bad forced him into it had not coma forward with the funds. Speaker Carlisle's affidavit was then read, which Is In brief a general and particular denial of each and every charge affecting him made iu the affidavit* and statements presented by Thobe. Referring to the statement of Sypher that the election was lost by over-confidence, and that the polls were not opened or tickets on hand, Carlisle says he personally sent tickets In good time to all ths counties exo'p tone, and that one the executive committee attended to. Attorney Wood's alOJavit says be dropped the case because Thobe gave it* entire direction to Sypber; that Tboebe couldn't get funds was also a reason for his action. He pushed tbe case as rapidly as it was possible under the circumstances, and never told Tbobe that he could make money by letting it drop. He had told him that a street conversation between two or three democrats bad been overboard wherein they, had remarked that tbe easiest way out of the matter was to buy out tbe Thobe faction. Then a mild sensation was created by the reading of letters written to Lee Crandall, of this oily, by Bypher, in which the latter nrged biineolf as a particularly fitted-man to take up Thobe's case. He said that in addition to legal ability,.diplomatic and political influence would bave to bo used if success was to be hoped for, and that he (Sypher) could Influence certain Republican and protectionist friends to assist Thobe. Bypher vigorously protested against the reading of these letters, but said there was nothing in them he was afraid of and finally withdrew, his objection. ' Sypber was then given half an hour to reply to the contestee's case, but said nothing of such Importance as to give tbe committee a new view. His address was devoted to explanations and denials, and the reading of petitions. The committee then went into executive session and refused to reopen the case, Cooper, of Ohio, voting wit h tbe Democrats, and Rowel!, of Illinois, declining to vote. Then a resolution declaring Carlisle's right 'to the so&t was carried by tha votes of the nine De mocrate, and Cooper of Ohio, Rowell of Illinois, and Johnston of Indiana. Messrs, Houck of Tennessee, Lodge of Massachusetts, and Lyinan of Iowa ware excused from voting, BO there was no negative vote, but it is understood that .they will submit a minority report, in which they will set forth the strongest points set forth oy Thobe, and claim, not that be was elected, but that there is good grouud for reopening the case to enable him to prove his cane if he can, and this was the general opinion of tha Republican members, ' THE WOOL MENSTATE THEIR WANT& A Schedule of Dallas on the Product Offered For Con(rre»sloa*l Action. WASHIN^TOH Crrr, Jan. Id. —The wool conference adjourned Saturday. Bjfora adjourning It Usu<xi « declaration in which it says it«peaks as it believoe for tha whole wool InUrnt of tbe country. Tbe pith of tbe declaration Is) tha claim that tbe production itul manufacture of wool shall be proteccad by an adiiqaat* tariff, aud au ex- tMttiv* arKutaoot ** iu*4e to prov* tbU posi- tloc. The ftbnliUctt of U>e dutio* in wool would b* eiuMrt fatal to tbe «bt»i> iudtuiry, HWily roqtM*(*d^h> IMU a joint they be classified BS woolen cloth'), and the passage of Aldrlch's bill to suppress under- valuations is also urge I. Tbe conference presents for the consideration of congrpw a new wool schedule, which Increases tbe duty on first-clom wool worth 80 centa per pound by adding 11 per cent ad valorem In addition to the present specific rate of 10 cents per pound, and on first-clan wool worth more than SO cents per pound by adding 10 por cent, ad valorem to tbe present duty of 12 cents per pound. The duty on serond-clais wool, goat, alpaca, camel, and Lima hair, worth »<> cenU or leas per pound, is increased by adding 11 per cent ad valorem to the present specific duty of lOcnntq par pound; and on SBcOnd- nlass wool worth more than 80 cents per pound by exiling 10 per cent, ad valorem. The duty on third-clam wool worth 12 cent* or less per pound is raised from 2J^ to 3 centa per pound, and on tblrd-clon wool worth more than 12 oenta per pound from 5 to rt cenoi per pound, • • , No Wool shall be included In ctaa three which shell be imported for any purpose other than for the manufacture of carpeU or low irrades of blankets, or which shall not be strictly such as are known and recognised as carpet wools. The duties are also Increased on skins Imported with wool on, shoddy and woolen rags, and all wools advanced from the scoured state by carding or combing are to be classed as manufactures. Worsted or woolen cloths, worsted or woolen shawls, fUnnels, blankets, etc., valued at not exceeding 40 cents per pound, 20 cents por pound; valued at about 40 cents and not exceeding 60 cents por pound, 40 cents per .pound; valued at above 00 cenU par pound, BO cent* per pound, and in addition thereto upon all of the above named articles, 50 per centum ad valorem. Clothing ready-made, cloaks, dolmans, jackets, eta, composed wholly or In part of wool, worsted, or the hair of the goat, alpaca or other animals, made up or manufactured, wholly or in part, by the tailor, seamstress or manufacturer. 60 cents per pound, and in addition thereto, 50 per cent, ad va- ,lorem. Women's and children's drees goods and goods of like description, composed in part of wool, worsted, the hair of the goat, alpaca'or other animals, 8 cents per square, yard, and in addition thereto, 50 per centum ad valorem. ( Women's and children's dress goods and goods of like description, composed wholly, of wool, worsted, the hair of the goat, alpaca or other animals, or of a mixture of them, 12cents per tqnare yard, and la addition thereto 50 per centum ad valorem. A long list of now duties on carpets of all kinds and goods of tbnt character is pre- Bonted and Hon. Columbus Delano of Ohio; Vfllllam Whitman of Boston, and Edward A. Greene of Philadelphia, were appointed by the conference committee to present the schedule to congress. DIED FOR HER LOVER. A PITIABLE TRAGEDY BLACKENS THE BAY STATE RECORD. Clemnnts on the Civil Service. WASHINGTON Crrr, Jaa It).—Congressman Clements, of Georgia, chairman of the committee on reform In the civil son Ice favors, some changes In tbe present law. He says bo is not opposed to civil servioe reform but thinks there is too much red-tape In tbe commission; that the whole list of eligible* should be sent to the appointing officers; that the examinations are too theoretical; that the forty-Ova year limit should be removed; that the south Is represented by men who were never within 100 miios of the states they represent, and that there are many aliens employed who should either become citizens on "walk." His principal objection, however, is that "there are, as be says, too many partisan Republicans iq the servioe who should be ousted. They, so be claims, are henchmen of the Republican party, appointed for that purpose, and are a dead weight on the service. Said be: "1 am in favor of true civil service reform, but tbera can be no honest civil service reform while the departments here are loaded down with •the partalsu appointees of past administrations." ._ ^ Treaty. Rights Are No Consequence* W*enjHoTON CITY, Jaa 11—The question of the'Admission of Dakota has been set aside by tbe housa committee on territories until the Oklahoma bill shall have .been considered, 'and next -Friday has been fixed for. a bearing of peraoiisiilterested In the measure. There Is no question as to the result; Springer, who is chairman! of the committee, succeeded lu securing a committee which is almost unanimous In favor of the "boomers." The minority report will regard'-th* bill as sanctioning an Illegal invasion of a territory held by olvilizud Indians under sacred treaty rights. On the floor of the bonse, however, considerable opposition to the ' scheme will be developed. NORTH ADAMS. Mass., Jaa 18. —The following story conies from Hancock, an isolated hill town near the New York state line: Carrie Brockaway, aged IS, hoa been receiving attention from Washington Sweet Farmer Brocfcaway, her father, and her brothers objected and warned Sweet to desist. The warning was disregarded. Brockaway and bin two sons armod themselvei and went to Sweet's house. Swe<>t learned of thulr coming and barricaded the house. When admittance was demanded Sweet ihot from a window, seriously wounding one of the sons In the hip. Shooting continued on both sides for some time. Finally the shots from within ceased. Just then Carrie, having heard of the action of her father and brothers, reached the (0000. She cried to her lover not t> shoot, as the Broackways approached the •ouse. When the door was forced open Sweet was found apparently dead, with a bullet wound In his neck. The girl frantically upbraided her relatives, and seizing a carving-knife from • table, cut her throat and fell dead across Sweet's body. Sweet revived, but will probably die. The iuhaultauts of tbe village, mostly French-Canadians, are greatly excited, and as they are taking sides for and against the Brockawayt, the ill-feeling may- result In more violence. AN AUDACIOUS ROBBERY.- The Thieves Take Above Everything Kz- eept.the Bonding; and Part of Th«t MOSTRKAL, Jan. 11—An Bodacious robbery has just come to light at tbe Juno.ion of William and Ottawa streets, In the Canada Industrial campany's warerooms, Charles 8. Falardeau, manager. The store has been cloned, but recently Falardeam bad occasion to go into tbe warerooms, where he found tbe office strlppad and tbe building generally demolished. The place had been broken Into and a large fire-proof safe valued at (800, a smaller one valued at I1SO, and an Iron chest worth (50 removed. Tbe office furniture and other articles were taken. The robbers had pulled up the floor and beams, carting them away, together with several cart-loads of bandied paper. Tbe floor of the building was worth at least 11,500 and the total theft can be placed at over (3,03u. The polios have arrested three men on suspicion. Got No More Than His Deserts. CHURCH'S Finny, D. T., Jaa 18.—ITeaJ UcKeaguo, the Wlnnetka bntcher, who was tried lor the murder of Mr. and Mrs. Willson at Chicago, a few years ago, was shot and killed Saturday night by T. A. Hillerman, a saloon-keeper. The original cause of tbe trouble was the fact that Hillerman had prevented McKeagne from cheating at cards in a game the nieut before.' McKeagua had been trying to start a row all day, and finally tried to pull the bar over, drawing a revolver at the same time, with the Intention of shooting Hillerman. Hillerman, who was behind tbe bar, picked up a shotgun and fired first, blowing the entire top of McKeague's bead oft Tha case against MoKeague fas- 'kill Ing the Wlllson'i was a very strong' circumstantial one, and no one doubts, that he 'wai-.the murderer. The crime was a peculiarly shocking one. > A Woman Kills * Murderons .Cowafo. COLUMBIA, a U, Jaa 1C,—A domestic tragedy occurred lu this city Saturday afternoon, In which tbe usual order of such doings was reversed, and the woman was the executioner Instead of. the victim. R ichel Manning had been living for the past three years with one John Williams, who passed tor her husband, but they were not married. Williams, who was very jealous, got on *> spree Saturday night and he threatened to kill Rachel Saturday Rachel was told several 'times that Willlami had sworn to cat her In small pieces before dark. The woman thereupon declared her intention of defending herself, and procured a new seven-shot revolver, and when Williams attempted to carry out his threat she shot him through tbe braiu. She waa arrested. Ask ytmr retailor for ttin Original Boware of Imitations. 93 Sgveev benrlugtlhUStsuvi) .JAIV3ES MEANS' S3 SHOE. Rutton,Cangrc£x ft Taen. Une.tceUe* In .amfcrt arntJLp. jwuranee. A postal card pent > u«wiil bring you Inftirmo. tlon l;rw to (t>-t this Siio* n ftcybtatoor Territory, IDUTTOH TM» ttioe stands btehpr In tho Mtlmnttoa o» Wearm than anr other In thn -nr-rlrL T.Sbumnda Tvhow**rH wlUUill juu tlioryajson U you ask lb«^ J. R. BELL & SON Will sell them to yon U you will give them chance, as well ftofl FINE CLOTHING. a. new and desirable stock of which thoy have ot. hand. D«n't think of going anywhere tlM, uno one else in the dty keep* . The James Means Shoe EXEGA^TT CLOTHING J Aitheydol THE CHICAGO*^ ) the Centres |Ue» IB ILLINOIS, IOWA, WISCONSIN, MICHIGAN, v MINNESOTA, DAKOTA, NEBRASKA AND ^WYOMING. *(ts) THA1N HKRVICK U care tally arnuijtpd to meat reo.ulrements of local travel, as well as to f4n»(sh, the most attractive Bout** Uirough travi ort Hvel between Important TRADE CENTRES-,. . Iowa Legislature — Caasatt Seated* DBS MOINES, la., Jan. IS.— The senate election committee reported lu favor of seating Cassatt. Saturday and the report adopted. Bills were Introduced regulating railways, prohibiting pools .and making the penalty C5,OuO par month, exempting from taxation (TOO worth of homestead* property bought with pension money, appropriating I8a, 000 for tbe asylum at Mt, Pleasant A joint resolution was introduced eliminating the word "mule" from the voting qualification In the constitution. The senate adjourned until Tuesday. Trying' to Exterminate the HL of Z» . QUEBEC, Jan. Ift-i-The recent printers' strike here has alarmud the proprietors of newspapers, and at tbe next session of parliament they will petition the government to declare the order of tbe Knights of Labor an illegal organization. They hope that this, with 'the recent denunciation of Cardinal Tascherean and the pastorals which other prelates in the country will Issue, will kill the order in Canada, Died of • Prvmatnr^ Explosion* BOSTON, Jan. 16.— A gang of city laborers has been engaged for some time past blasting rooks at Koxbury. At noon Saturday preparation had bean made to discharge a heavy blast and throe men, Robert Thompson, Walter Grace and Fater Leyden were On the spot. \ premature explosion hurled tbe three men In tbx air. Thompson was killod aud Grace and Leyden fatally injured. Three Flvo-Story Buildings Burned. NBW YORK, Jan. 16.— The Hve-story buildings M, SO and M Warren street were gutted by flra Bunday; loss, $100,000. The principal losers are Werner «fc Co., Reed Bros., F. a Van Horn & Co., A. J, White, the United States Bottle Fackiug company, J. Einstein, Feck & Bnydur and F. PoualaikL Death of HeudrlokV Old Partner. INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 16,— Hon. O^cir B. Hord, stricken down suddenly In hit office by paralysis a few duys ago, died Sunday night. lie was the last member of tbe law firm of Baker, Hord & Ueudrlcks. The only publlo office he ever boUl was that of Attorney JWJ- w»l of Indiana. Wholesale Poisoning Case. CniTTANOoOA, Teun., Jan. 18.— A wholesale poisoning case came to light in this olty at 10 o'clock Saturday night Mrs, Hattla Lightfnot keeps a boarding house at 15 Hill street Saturday, just after eating dinner, Henry Vaughn, John Brooks,' Annie Lightfoot, Mrs. Baily, two children, and Jane Mack:were taken violently ill, said at 4 •o'clock Henry Vaughn died. Tbe other five. pUsoued are still very 111, but will recover. Frauk "Llgutfoot, the husband of Battle, Uj supposed" to have put arsenic in the water which wu" used to make coffee and in the flour barret-,. He and bis wife had a difficulty Friday night, and just before he left home he threatened to kill the'whole family. --Li£ht- foot has been v arrasijed, '. v Bwora Yensjwiioe sad Got Killed. ! BirsLBTVibLB, Ind,, Jaa 18.—T*fayett* Barlow, whose brother, McClellan. Barlow, was shot aud killed in Moscow, Dec. 18, in s>. dispute over 10 cents' worth of meat, by the butcher of whom he bought the meat, Allan Fuller, Saturday assaulted Fuller with stone*, and then fired several sbota at him with a revolver. He chased Fuller into a store, where the latter wiled a gun and shot Barlow in the head, killing him. Barlow had sworn vengeance against Fuller, and tha fact that tbe grand jury refused to indict Fuller for killing bis brother, on the ground that Fuller acted in telf-defenxe, maddened Barlow, and' he repeatedly expressed a determination to kill his brother's slayer. ' They Both Loyed Kury Woot*n. ' Lrrn.1 ROOK, 0 Ark., Jan. 16.— George Hunt and William Hadley, well-known and highly-connected young men, had an encounter Friday night at Beebe, Ark., result- in the fatal wounding of the former. Tbe affair < originated from the fact that both m«n loved Mary Wooten. She rejected Hunt and'accepted Hadley. Hunt swore to be revenged. Friday night Hadley was met by young Hunt, who insisted on a fight, in the, course of which being the stronger bo wan getting the beat of it when Hadley shot him fatally. ' - • will Undnnte and Thoa Go to Prt*o*» DBS MOINKS, la., Jan. Id—Judge QiTia passed sentence Saturday upon T. J. Jonas and CL B. Porter, the young medical student! who robbed the grave of Mrs. Claflln, of Mltchellville, about a month ago, Thay were sentenced to six months In tb* penitentiary aud fined t&O upon thair plea of guilty. As they, are soon to be graduated, tha court F» KUTJIPHKNT of «my hM&refr^' lor Oars, IJIntng and Palace Bleeping Cm Is without rIvaL| . ITU HOA»-BE1> 1* perfection •* stone-ballasted steel.. The Horth-W»tern In the favorite' route for the Commercial Travel, the Tourist and tbe seekers alter new homes In the Golden Northwest. DeUJled Information cheerfully furnished by ^S«"« TQ JtC/C^GHiJEt S Ajremt, MTEJBIJLSdi. J. H. WH1TMAJS, H. G WIGKEB, Vice-Pres. & Gen. Mangr. Traffic Manager. 1 P. WIUOH, fin'l Piaeipr Aflit DYSPEPSIA. T 8 that misery experienced when wo suddenly X bwome aware that we possess a diabolical arrangement called a stomach. Tbe stomach la the reservoir irom which every fibre and tissue must be nourished, and any trouble wltu It is soon felt throughout tbe whole system. Among a dozen dyspeptics no two will have the same predominant symptoms. Dyspeptics of action mental power and a bilious temperament are subjfct to Hick Head jw.he; those, fleshy and phlegmatic have CooHttpatlan, while the thin aud nervous are abandoned to Klanny torr- bodlngn. Some dyspeptics are wonderfully forgetful; others have great Irritability of temper. . Whatever form Dyspepsia may take, one thing Is certain, The underlying cause is , in the LI V « K, and one thin" more Is equally oertam, no oca will remain a dyspeptic who will a * wlu SIMMONS Acidity ot the Mtcpiach. Expel fool £*•«*, Allay Aealsjt ~3f at the sisntte Start tht Liwr to working, when all other troubles . Boon disappear. "My wife waa & confirmed dyspeptic. Sums three years ago by the advice of Dr. Sterner, of Augusta, she was Induced to try Slmmoni Liver BeKUiator. I led grxteful (or the relief it has tilven her, and nuy all who read this and are iiflllcU-d In any w»s, whether ehrouic or otherwise, use Simmons Liver Regulator BUX) I feel confident health will be re Bton-d to all who will be adTi9ed."-WiJ. M. Kjutsu. Fort Valley, Ua. See that you get the Genuine, with red • on front of 'Wrapper, FHKFAJUED OITLY BT J. H. MBLULIN * CO.. PfaJU»d«lpM»v Fa. LADIES! tioo they will be token to prison. Do Your Own Dyeing, at Booe,wtthi PEERLESS DYES solar*. They'll KM? Uta Memory SALT I.AKB CITT, Jaa. Id— Bishop Wffi tain II Uick«nloopt>r dim! Saturday, *C*d W ywn. Ua mw tbe eid«5 bUbep In tb* by di gr aada&ittXM^ I where. Price _ . haw 00 equal Co? . la Pa&fcmaa or tor STajtucss , PBINCITOS, Mino., J»n. J&-A Swed, «v. MlBrQMttrta*. %*y _*> not ing twenty mile* from here I* said to killed bis wife nod »v»u culdran by ping their hou*i» off witi) » bfo*d-*x. A boy of! 4 jumped from Ba up-»tairs wb&t hn httd di?ue» cbs; tamfrfajiBr ri&ii&tii I tt&vtt iAt4&&W$ fy d& &)f ft or no* . _ _. IM «04J|*nii»*«**"* *gL» MS, tattat ts* W-SSfe-SW* ^S***!. O*?-*- .aAlfS^rTS^^P^^^I**!**. «ifc«j>*» jw*. ^rwsidfcsfeie^i^^^ ^

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