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. N.U.RLY TWO THOUSAND PAGES tvt th. chot Araon* Al ti of Hi» l»« Am-rir.n NnT«U which hav« »lr*ad.r nrp«*wt an- r ris," " *"» Dsfarn." " "'»«£.' "A S»lf-M«4n Man." -K.BTOtil Wlh." " D*!i«la» no ana" "Tha I>Mrt«r," "Tilt WHulSai Bo Author," "A L«i"l "I L»V«." "Tb« SM MlnM," "Affl« S»*a aa.) Bri«r Tlmm" " T> OfttrSort,' 1 '• Frmn th» R»nk,." -Ch«k and CJie-kJ' «t« . »te. TT>« «nb«ript1<m prtc« of Ihli rf ih« Month] !«" i< ta* I3.no a . LIPPIKCOTT •» Ttri*- OTmtel-. Klnf r7 "»»» i!\r»«t „__,. pnn.ADEt.PinA. VOLUM'K STERLING ILLINOIS! THUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2 1888 NUMBER 298 MOSES (L)ILLOJi Has jnst received R car of SPLINT COAL Just tJie thi;if to frxm in YOUft CRATES This) kind of weather. TRY IT. BTOBBTB J Pff t ^ O R*flT. I OOIWCT WTWT. 8—Passenger U:15 a,m M—Paswuffer 2:W p.m. 7n—Freight »:*B p.m.i42-Frt!li-;ht 3:Mp.m. ROM KABT. ! • IVwni?or...8 :in p.m. 77—Freight 8:«0a.m. AKRivit rnoM WEST. 35—Pas-cnger 10:30 a.m. 41—Freight 1:30 p.m. Ko. 38 connects with trains w»l»n<( west on Clinton Branch; with O. R. I & P. K. R. at Kock Island east and west; with «al«iburK pnftsengr r at Rio; wit.h main line tar point* west Uiunclf Blurts, Omaha anrt beyond, and at Bushnell lor Kansas City and points beyond. 0. & N. W. TlMk TABLE. oorwo KAHT. ooiwo WKST H&rshalltown Fasse«K»r Clinton Pass.,8:17 B. m. RAYNERTOTHE RESCUE. *, MARYLAND MAN LEADS THE FIQHT FOR THE STRIKERS Wlila a Trotuendoa* Onslaught Upon the Monopnllnllo Float— Spirited Debate In the Home Over the Reading Trouble— Rldrtlfbrrgrr Snppreioed—A Cent a Day fat Tclrrana—Dakota DIscnMfiil. 1:40 p. m. r>nverPa9«...IO:28 a, m. Atlantic Ki 2:37 a. m. Clinton Pass.—8*1 a. m Paclflc Kx ...... S35 a, m. Denver Pass...* M p. m. Manhalltown m. FREIGHT TRAINS TH^T CARRY PASSKTTOSIUI. ooixa WK«T. No. T3....,—..10;2fl a. m. No. 87 8:«a.m. No. 74 No. M.... O/OtNO BAflT. .....8.17 T>. m. IMPROVED FARMS IN— Lee County, Ills., IOWA & KANSAS FOB SALE OB TBA.DK. TOWN PROPERTY For sale, or trade for stock. TWO GOOD HOTJHF.H In Rock Palls, for sale. Call and see what tbe bargains are. , EOWAHD C. UNDERW30D. HEADQUARTERS FOF^ =8- CITT, Feb. 2.— Rayner, ot Marylan I, rnnile himself a name with the workingmcn'* combinations throughout the Kiuiitfy Wednesday, whim be took up the tanso of the Reading Btrikers and got the house lo sit down on the report In favor of relegating tho Investigation of the strike to the inti-r-Btste ooinmtmlon. Rayner gave eviiJenw of being a 'man of very vigoroua eloquence, and was warmly congratulated bv a score or tho of the members. > Helald about him right manfully in a decidedly warm denunciation of monopolies, etc., and is gom-i-nlly given the credit of carrying the day for a congressional investigation. . Clardy of Missouri, the chairman of the honse committee on commerce, in presenting the majority report on tho house resolution to investigate the Reading strike, which was that the wholi matter bo referred to the Inter-elate commerce, said that It was entirely within the province of the commission to investigate it. Rnyner, a member of the dissenting majority of the committee, flxed tbe attention of tbf» home and galleries In his opening phrase. Bursts of applauso greeted his every pario;L "I know that monopoly Is an enemy lerrible to encounter" he conclude,!, "nut I have never seen the day in the halls of legislation when honor without price and manhood without fear could not drive It like a ukulklng coward from tbe field of battle." Round after round of applause echoed and reechoed throughout the chamber, and 'the speaker's gavel could not bring tbe bouse to order for five minutes. Raj nor had bla hand grasped by forty men, and Jhe requust of the majority of the commerce committee was doomed beyond peradventure, Grosvenor of Ohio inquired why, if the railroad company was chartered nnder the laws of Pennsylvania, and had deviated from the business authorized by its charter, proceedings In the nature of quo warranto could not be instituted agalnit It In the state court*. Rayner [sarcastically]— The _ courts of ' "habit "of "granting" . leave of absence each year. The resolution for an Inquiry into the Reading strike was then taken up, Rayner of Maryland championing the minority report, 1 which favored a special committee. He roundly denounced the Reading officials, and made a general onslaught upon all monopolies, and in the end carried his point, a resolution beinsr adopted appointing a special committee of five, with full powers to Investigate tha whole subject of troubles in the Pennsylvania coal regions. This closed tbe days' business, and the bouse adjourned. Riddlobergar waa put decidedly out of humor In the senate by his failure to get a chance at tbe British lion on his resolution to amend the rules so that the proposed extradition treaty could be publicly considered. He asserted early in th« session that the resolution was entitled to precedence, but the chairman said no. Later Pngh claimed the floor to speak on the educational bill, but Riddleberger disputed his claim and tried to secure consideration of his resolution. The chair ruled against Riddleberger, and the latter appealed and protested indignantly against being suppressed. Tbe senate sustained the chair, Riddlebarger alone voting no. HOME MARKET TALK. AN ORATOR WHO 13 NOT AFRAID Of A SURPLUS. T1i« Beently Confirmed. WASHINGTON Cnr, Feb. a—Among the confirmation! made by the senate recently are the following: Receivers of public moneys— F. a Demers, Fargo, Dak.; 0. P. Maglnnls, Dalutb, Mini).; A. B. Cbardee. Niobrara, Neb. Registers ot the land offlco—C. W. Carrington, Aahland, Wls.; Henry Cornelius, Menosha, WIs. v W. M. Blandlng, Bt Crolx Falls, \Via,; R Y. Hardin, Buffalo, Wy. T.; J. M. Whltcoide, Dead wood, Dak.; D. W. Bane, Blackfoot, Idaho; W. Colville, Duluth, Minn.; Jame« Greely, Redwood Falls, Minn.; John M. Adams, Sidney, Nab. Postmasters: Michigan—L. W. Hinman, Lapoer. Minnesota—N. J. Benton, Tower; Thomas Hall, Preston; H. Latchlson ChatUi-ld, Dakota—Frank Abt, Lead City; L. J. Fulton, Casseltou, The Finest CONFEWONERY Hade and the Choicest FRUITS Grwo, , constantly on band at JNO. P LAWRTE'S. Notice to land Seekers! A lew choice tracts of land now In the hands of F B. Hubbard, located In Iowa and Southern Minnesota, with TITLES TOBMHED PERFECT, While many of the lands now owned by speon lators are under a cloud of title. Thane lands are sold with PKKFECT ABSTKACTd. niUOES FROM SIX TO TEN DOLLABB TKR ACRE. I have also a r ARM WEST of EMPIRE For sale cheap, on which a good property In Sterll-yj or Rock Falls will be taken aa part payment. Now is the time to get good bargains. MA.PN AND DEMCBIPTIOXlt Can be had at my office, and cheap tickets to show weiturn lands. Delsiysj sure Dangerous! on These Bar- F. B?HUBBARD. Land, office opposite Mannerchor Hall, Htnrllas;. KIRK'S FLOATING SOAP THE CHIEF for tho Bath, Toljot and Laundry. . Snow White and Absolutely Pur«. If TOOT dealer does not keep White Clood Span, send 10 cents Tor sample cake to the maker*, JHS. S. KIRK & CO., CHICAGO. WEIGHT » WILLIAMS, PLUMBERS. GIS & STEW FITTERS Jobblns; and Repairing Promptly • .. Attended to. writs of quo warranto. O'Neill of Pennsylvania declared that tbe first complaint on quo warranto ever heard in a state had boeu heard in the courts of Pennsylvania. Rayuer, continuing, quoted from the argument made by Mr. Gowen, counsel for the Reading railroad before the supreme court In tbe case of tbe Mate of Pennsylvania against the Reading Railroad company, in which be took the ground that the state bad no right to tax its freight, and that oon- greos alone could regulate its commerce. Now, said Rayner, when congress was seek- lijg to investigate its traffic, tbe company said that congress had not that power, be- canse It was a state corporation. • O'Neill of Pennsylvania — Does the gentleman know that any of these corporations are seeking to prevent this Investigation! Rayner — Yes, air. We have the evidence bera of 82,000 starving men, turned out in the dead> of winter with dependent families. [Applause.] :~ ' O'Noll— I did not ask as to that, I asked whether you knew that the R-adln:; Railroad company and the Philadelphia Coal and Iron company are seeking to prevent this investigation* I say, for one, they are not. ' ' Rayner— Then why not allow tbe investigation! Why not adopt the resolution! O'Neil— We will adopt It. [Applause.] Rayner — If you will adopt it, I am done. [Loud and long-continued call of "Vote," "Vote."] I wish to add but a' word," This reference to ths commerce commission amounts to nothing. You might as well refer it to the Chinese ejnbussy or to the public printer. You will "get If backrjmitiis toon. . [Loud laughter, and applause.] What is the use of • knocking at the door ot the commerce com mission! It never /takes np a casp mere rootu. ; You do not direct it to do anything— you' merely request ft By the time it investigates the question thrown will have, a.11 starved to death. Let as track the subject to the fountain head, and let us 41* cover-as I believe we will— that this ta a conspiracy of capital and not of labor, and let us apply the most heroic remedies legislation -can devise to break op these infernal systems, which, nnder the name of trusts, are shadowing tbe prosperooi homes and business centers of the country. White of Kaw York suggested an amendment extending the Inquiry into ths question as to whether there bas been any unlawful combination of large bodies of men to Inter* rupt the bun luces of the Reading Railroad company, and to deprive, it of freight destined for transportation to points ontttde of Pennsylvania, and, if such combination is found to exist, the committee be directed to report what legislation is necessary to prevent and {.finish, such combination la the future. • ' Brumm— I don't object to that I want a broad investigation. ' . Anderson of Kansas— I do; there IB too much- Wall street about ill •. After some delay the various propositions were consolidated into the following resolution, which was adopted without, division: Resolved,. That- a special committee ot five members be appointed to investigate forthwith tbe extent, causes and effect upoa InUir-stata commerce of the continued failure of .the Heading Ballroad company to transport such commerce, and to report to tha house, by bill or otherwise, for .consideration at any time, such legislation as U necessary to secure to the public the regular and* complete execution by a railroad company of Us obligations to serve as a ceiu- men carrier of lnter-stat« commewe, and to rn- ventlgato the difference* .existing to the Lehlgh and Bchuylklll region of rejuisytvoulo. between The Cent-a-Dny Pension Bill. WASHINGTON CITT, Feb. 2.— A ol«ose in Cameron's pension bill, introduced in tba senate Wednesday, to place on the pension rolls all officers and enlisted men who served in the army or nary between March 4, 1801, and Feb. 1, 1800, roads as follows: "That the rate of pension for mch service shall be at the rate per month of one c ent for each days' service rendered in the army, navy, or 'marine corps of the United States subsequent to the 4th day of March, 1861, and prior to the 1st day of February, Ibfld" The construction placed upon this clause Is that the pensioner shall receive each month one cent for each days service, or $3.05 per month, if he has served 303 days— or one year. John rarratt AncrU That the Duties Ar» Wh*r« Th«y Are Hecesflarr —Alt the Speakers Fiivor a.Cot on Internal Eteve- nnfi—Mrn. Oong»r Scores Blalhe and Wants To Be a Statesman. Bostoif, Feb. 2.— The first public meeting ever held in Boston In support of the principle of a protective tariff took place Wednesday evening at Tremaat Temple nnder the auspices ot th» Home Market olub. This dub, by the way, baa within a few months'developed into a large and influential organisation, Its methods and objects having been educational. It has distributed many thousand documents setting forth the doctrine of protection, and Its membership ot about 800 Is rapidly growing. Gen. W. K. Draper presided at the meeting, and the principal speakers were J. W. Jarrett, ot Pittsburg 1 , and Col A. B. Colyer, ot Nashville. Gen. Draper, after discussing the general principles ttf protection, said: "This surplus does not trouble ma as it dom many people. It seems to me a favorable comment on our prosent revenue system that we are troubled to dispose of a surplus, while all other nations are troubled to make up deficits. [Applause.] Granting the necessity pt reducing our revenue, however, we have a remedy in the reduction or abolition of internal revenue taxes. To break down Industries for the sake of reducing our surplus appears tp me much as it would for a private citizen who thought he was accumulating too rapidly to cut off a finger or two so that he might produce less. [Laughter.] The Internal revenue tax is a tar that was made necessary by the exigencies of the war, and if the money is not required nnder present conditions wa can safely abolish it" Colonel Colyer was given a warm welcome. He discussed the tariff question In the south chiefly, and summed up his view of the situation thus: "I think the people are beginning to appreciate the need ot protection, and that the sentiment in tbatdlrection b rapidly growing. Henry W&tterson won't believe it, but it is true, nevertheless, though they cling to the old Idea in Kentucky, largely through bis influence. .They are coming to see things in their true light, however, or why should a majority of 80,000 a few years ago be reduced to 10,000 last SOUTHERN COTTON MILLS. EUtmarkable Progrnts in the BTanafMtare During tlie Past Seven Yrara. Md., Feb. 2.—The Manufacturers' Record<has compiled through dl- root reports a list of every cotton mill In the south, giving the name and location of each, and the namber of spindles and looms in each. By this table It is shown that Alabama has 20- mills; Arkansis, 8; Florid", 1: Georgia, &8; Kentucky, 6; Louisiana, 6; Maryland, 20; Mississippi, 10; North Carolina and South Carolina, 84; Tennessee, 31; Texas, 8; Virginia, 18. The totalsnre: mills, 294; «plndlo«, 1,495,145; looms, 84,01*, and the figures show an increase of over JOO per cent, in the spindlef and looms since J880. The mills now under construction, and those for which the money bas been secured and upon which work will shortly be commenced, and. ths addition to the plants of old mills, will require, as shown by the reports, 1M3.UOO spindles and 4,800 looms, 'llras by the end of 18«8 the south will have in operation about 1,730,000 splndIBS and »8,iJOO looms. The Increase of over 100 per cent in spindles and looms is especially noticeable when It Is remembered that the increase In the balance of the country during the same time was only 20 percent The reports, from the southern cotton mills show that the aggregate value of the product In 1837 was $43,000,000, against $31,000,000 in 1880. TOO BIG FOR THE TOWN. WANTS ROOM 10 SWEAR, A MAN WHO HA3 ENOUGH OF FEMININE MAYOR. THE Who Wouldn't Own • FatentT WABHINOTOH Crrr, Feb. ' SI— The celebrated telephone case, to impeach the validity of the Bell patente, Is again before the patent office. The case comes before Patent Commissioner Hall on application of Me- Donougn assignees, and Ellaha Gray, to open up the old interference case of Edison vs. Gray, vs. McDonough, va BelL All Wednesday the attorneys for McDonough's assignees and for Gray read affidavits in support of their position, asserting fraud and collusion on the part of the other parties in Interest at the time of the decision. Ball was represented by J. B. Btorrow and ex-Senator Conkllng. _ A Sort of Chentnnt BelU WABHINQTOS CITY, Fob. A— Th« civil wrvlce commissioners bare now before them the fifth revision of the rules. They are making the revision with great care, so that ho correction will b« necessary after their work receive* the approval of the president. Five times have they thought, their work done, but alter an examination of the proof sheets, received from the public printer on each of the five occasions, it was found that there was room f-r further revision. As Commissioner Edgerton expresses 16, the commission is now listening to the fifth ring- Ing of the first bell. Expren Companies Fighting Callom. :W>fiHnipTON CtlT, Feb. 2.-rrTbe senate committed on inter-state commerce heard arguments Wednesday by Mr, Theodore M. Pomeroy, representing 'the American, and Mr. Clarence Seward, representing the Adams Express companies, against the bill introduced by Senator Oullom to make express companies subject to th* provisions of the inter-state law. Mr. Beward said the law would compel the express companies to vioj»to their contracts with the railways,and congress had no right to disturb valid contract*. _ , : Will Go To Florida If He Can. WABHIKOTOH Crrr, Feb. 3.— A delegation consisting of Senators Call and Fasoo, and Representatives Dougherty and Davidson, with Col. CrawiJeV.SUayor Burbrldge, ol Jacksonville and «lt^ cltlcens of Florida, called oa'tbe pMsdideotf Wednesday to invite him to ^litt Jacksonville on the 22nd of thii month W, at tend the 'sub-tropical exposition to be he|4 there, its) president said be desired tolgo and wouW do BO if his public duties weuld permit, bdt be could not determine! positively atones, i. Bftoeptlon to OB% T B»nka. . WJsiinNCrtOM Cmr, Feb. A'— A reception was bald Wednesday night ' at'^he Republican headquarters to honor of .'Nathaniel P. Banks, ex-tpeaker of the housa (Jan. Beale " - Flpe, Wood -- PacKIng, . Fittings, Bevrer Pipe, Ac. Estimates made on Plumblng.stearo&Gas Jobs Mr. B, £. WILLIAMS. Formerly with Wm. McCune & Co., attends to wood aiid iron pump setting and repairing. Mr. E, M. WRIGHT, Formerly with. the Sterling Water Co. personal ., gives his steam and attention to all plumbing, gas cootTrtCts. O0B tA»r PALACE Is CJtnpleta with tbe latest designs In Hanging. Stand and Bracket Lamps, Burners, Chimneys, fte. Prices to suit the time*. Oall and se« oar Little Giant Lamp and Kureju, Safetv Valv*. A" w ork warranted. Your orders aolleited. Telephone »1. «aU Houae Block. Maw W aUBt 1 SwAwllW thil pip«f,0f obtain avtirruia k n xJwrtWng >pac« v.h«n In Ougo, wtlj fine It on (.hi a ;LORD&THOMAS Banks, ex-ipeaker ot me House, wen. coaie presided. TU» npeaiew .werai." G«a.-^anksj Galusha *.. Grow, of Pennsylvania; 1 Joon^ Sherman; WB). Cpmbach, bf4adlana; J attar H. Campbell, of Pennsylvania} "Russell Bage; Gen. Bcbenck, and ex-Senator Cragin, ot New Hampshire, all of whom were associates of Gen. Banks in tbe Thirty-fourth congress. • . . - ; • Debating the Brtilab-Amerlean Treaty, i WAaaraOTOS Cirr, Feb. !>.—The senate consumed half an hour in secret session Wednesday afternoon, Rlddlebergar made another speech against tha ratification Of the British extradition treaty, demanding at tbe same time that it be con- the corporations mlniog coal and tbe mlneni, and tillered in open suasion of the senate, . After- farther to investigate all fact* relating u» mlutog ward there was a short dScussion of the sub corporatli>ua and Individual miners ot anthracite j ao t anl j t Bcn the sen coal In connection therewith, and all facto In re- i J lnal yoU) oa tne tr6at y latlon to tbe inatiat, aud report- |Ue »ame to the , . . house with such recommendations as the com-| """"""'•'*" ' The Dakota Question. ; WABHfSGTOH Cm, Fab. 8.—Delegate Glf- ford and H. Ray Myers, of Dakota, appeared before tbe bouse committee on territories Wednesday in favor ot the division ot the territory and the admission of ths separate states. Mr. W. K. Furooll, of northern Dakota, opposed tbe admission. yeSE The people want protection aud must have It." Mr. Jarrett sharply criticised President Cleveland's tariff views as expressed in bis message. He said: "The president talks of reducing the tariff juit as If It were the only tax that burdens the American people, when we have an Internal revenue tax about which he had not a word to say. He talks about reducing the tariff duties without reducing the wages of the worklngman. I make this open declaration: that with one exception I don't know of any article to-day on the protected list—1 don't know of one article pro- dmed on a large scale in the United States where a reduction of the tariff would not mean suffering on the part of labor. I say this as a representative labor man, and I defy him or any other person to come forward and prore that It can be done. The word . 'free' is misleading. It cannot be used In connection with" trade la its absolute sense. Thure must be some restraint, some restriction, even if it is accord- Ing to tbe natural law ot trade. Hence it is not free trade. They say It would baa blessed thing If raw materials are placed on the free list That would reduce tho 'surplus,' as they term it, about $12,000,000. They want to reduce it $100,000,000 a year. It they place all manufactured articles on the free list it will only reduce tha surplus $90,000,000. That is not enough. If they really want to reduce the surplus why don't they talk about reducing the internal revenue taxes as well as the tarfff I It Is .very , plain that these people who are advocating reduction of tariff duty are simply coming to the front as advocates of free-trade. 1 ' Mrs. Cougar Has Ambitions. ELOra, lit, Feb. ».—At the equal-suffrage convention Tuenlay evening Mrs. Gougar soured Elaine for saying that the silent Influence of women was more powerful than their vote. She asked that men pray and let women vote and see which would be more powerful Bhe struck at social evils and said she wanted to go to congress or the leg- islatnra. One of the first laws she would help make would be to prohibit employing any pers-m under 14 years In a factory. She would partially reverse the order of things in dealing wlth-brotbels and arrest men who enter them instead of letting men go and then punishing the girls. DUsatlsfled with the Club. PHILADELPHIA, Feb. a—James McManes and M. Hall Btanton presented their resignations as members of the Union Republican club to president William R. Leeds Tuesday afternoon. It was stated that a number of resignations, not leas than fifty, wiU now follow lo rapid succession. Those who propose to leave the rlub have been dissatisfied for some time with ite factional management, and tbe campaign committee having been removed to other quarters they say there is no reason why they 'should remain St. Paul Overwhelmed by a Process! Cool Wedding Chamber. ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. a—The Industrial parade Wednesday afternoon was one of the grandest features ot the carnival season. Over six miles of teams were In line, representing every Industry that can be shown by the .capital city. The procession started about 3 o'clock, and by 4 p. m. It .was discovered that there was not sufficient room on the streets set aside for the line ot march, and nearly bait of the teams failed to move down Third street In the evening the palace was illuminated, and a wadding took place within its walls. The bridal pair were G. G. Brown, a conv tnlsslon dealer, and Miss Eva N. Evans, of this city. A platform was built near tb« centre ot the palace, and on this the couple took the vows that made them man and wife, while 10,000 or 16,000 people crowded around ths palace and tried to get within seeing distance, Benator E. W. Enfant, who is traveling under the name ot Borealls daring the carniral, conferred _on.-the groom -the order of knight of matrimony. Twenty-sir rinks took part in the curling bonnpiel. Chicago tied Winnipeg in the playing, but on the play-off Winnipeg was victor by a score of 18 to 17. Fait on Can Not Leotnra In Baltimore. BALTIMORE, Feb. 2.—The Rev. Justin D, Fulton, whose "crusade" against priestly celibacy bas brought him prominently before the public, bad advertised that he would lecture in How "the Hoy." Flared • tittle Jok» That TVont Back on Tfe?m—Mrs. BaltaT Brform* a Kansas Town with • Yen- ffeancp—Fnker and Billiards Boat«d In Short Order, and Drinks AbolUhrd. KAHSAS Crrr, M<x, Feb. 2.— All Is not well in Argonla, Kan. When Mrs. Sally Baiter was elected mayor of the town last Spring it was gen. erally understood that It was the result of a combination formed for the purpose of giving the town pure government The true inwardness of the situation can be better understood from the following Interview with W. P. Ward, the former marshal of the town. Ward lays MAtoa BAirxit he Is now a wanderer on the fare of the earth, and attributes his troubles to the domination ot woman In his old home. Ward came here a few weeks ago In order to have rxim to swear, so hi says, and when asked how he liked the mayor of Argonla a look of Intense disgust came over his features as he replied: "Female mayors, are no good. Why, Mrs. Baiter bas just killed Argonla. I used M have a hotel there and was city marshal, but I couldn't stand It, so I just scooted, and I expect that I am to blame for her election, too. You know she was not nominated in any of the conventions. 'About 0 o'clock on election day all us boys were feeling gay, and agreed to meet at a hall and nominate a candidate to knock oat Wilson. Jack Ducker —he's the tougbert man in the place and the undertaker—got up in the meeting and nominated Mrs. Susannah Medora Baiter for mayor, and the nomination was made unanimous. We rushed Into the streeta, and commenced to work for our candidate. At noon her husband came to us, and begged us to quit the racket, saying that It was an insult to his wife. We wouldn't do It, and then the voters commenced to come our way in cluster*. We got full of whisky and enthusiasm, and at 4 o'clock every one was voting' for our candidate. Well, yon know she was elected. We had a jollification, and when she took her seat like a roan all our fun was busted. I sent up to Kansas City for some crabapple cider, just to pleas* the boys. She beard of it, and asked me to stop it Yon can't fight a woman and sbe the mayor. Then I started a little poker room, more for sociability than anything else. Chips were only 10 cents. Sbe heard-of it came to me, and I had to stop it Then the druggist before sbe was elected nsed to keep Blue Grass bitters, lemon, rye, extract of malt, and a few other things like that He don't dolt now. The mayor heard of it Then the two billiard rooms were running. They are closed up now. The mayor don't think it fashionable to push the Ivories. That's the I just couldn't stand the town, so I came up bore." DON'T BLAME a man for groaning when he bus Rheumatism cr Neuralgia. The pain is simply awful. No tortnrc in the ancient times was more painful than these twin diseases. But—oughtn't a main to be blamed if, having Rhe«- mntistn or Neuralgia, he wont use Ath-lo-pho-ros, when it h»j cured thousands who have suffered in the same way. It has cured hundreds after physicians have pronoanced them incurable. " Th« «Vill of fire phyilclatrt could Bot rare tneof Rheumatism which ht.d MUted lo the h!p* ; neck &nd thoufdera. So is- tente WM ine p*ln Ibut »!ecp we» mlmort impouible. The firaldoie of AUilcphoras favc roe relief, and th* third enabled D« to tleep for four and a half houri without waking.. 1 continued iti ul«. and am now wall. R«v.S. II. TROVER. New Albany, Inct. THE ATHLOPHOROS CO., 112 Wtfi St.N-T. ask raft ntaHnr for (he Oriel tin! 93 Bh*«t Bcw*x« of ImtlaUout, Xns>G«Hlnemnle*s bearlmtklsBtaavsi .JAMES MEANS* 83 SHOE. ern Ifutton,ConKn»* JtlAea. I Calf ittn. DnoxceUed la peanoft. X postal raid »f«"l &« uswUlbrUiRyoutafonna, Ion bow to got thl» Sbo* nTStatourTortHorr, •J.MeanB&Co, 41 Unco 1 * Be, Eoolon, atiM. ^M*S W && &* SSHOE: BUTTON This tone stands higher In the nttmattoq 0 •Fearer* than any other In the world. Thou«nn'ls It wllll«Jll7GU thcrcaoon If you MfeiboiSb J. R. BELL & SON Will sell them to you if you win give tbem Cchance, u well a»j FIHE CLOTHING. A. new sad desirable stock ot wnlen they nfive oh hand. D«nt think of going anywhere tlse, M no one else in the city keeps The James Means Shoe OrasOneaodf OLOTBIXTOU Altlwydo DR. FULTOH. character ol Fulton's known to the stockholders the arrangement with Fulton waa cancelled. Baltimore on Saturday next, and make certain startling revelations. He will not lecture in this city, notwithstanding, for the reason J way with every thing, that he finds it impossible to engage a ball for the purpose.' His agent did succeed in renting; the Concordla Opera house, but when the lecture was made MILLION DOLLAR FIRE AT BUFFALO, j ao t anl j then the senate adjourned. Tbe not expected for bouse with mlttee may ftgive upon. RIDDLEBERGER'S BAD LUCK. A well lwproT«»<l farm In Whiteride gOr ol W «««• to tr^de for K«b.—or BCanaa* land*. StrUt* quick If you «**» It, It la d«*itaW«. . F. B.ITWBS*.IL1>. He Falls to Got Up UU Op«a Beaslon . lu'tl'>»«— House fco«e*dlngm. ' WASBINOTOS CITT, Feb. ft — Petitions were pe«n led in the senate Wednesday favoriuii roolprocal oomnserclal relations with Mexico. The resolution asking reasons for the delay in constructing the -naval cruisers was adopted, and a bill authorising the president to retaliate oa those couptrles which discriminate against) Amarlcan pro- duots was r*jwrteJ favorably. Biddlebergsr twk« lrio4 to get up his rMOlutioo to debate tb« BHtisn-Amoricaa •xtraditioit treaty iu open session, but «ach time was ruled oat of order, Pugu spnkn la favor of tha educa< tloaal bill, and «»<m ha ooududtd tha nutate " Carlisle Hneh Improved lo Boaltb. WASUINOTON Crry, Feb. a— Speaker Carlisle, returned to town Wednesday from Fortress Monroe, much improved in health and spirits. It ts expected that be will take th* gaval at once. __ A Hornn Kule-Radloal Dcinl. Loiooir, Feb. i —The ultra-Ridicals are in communication with the Parnellltea, with a view to arranging for conwrt*! obstruction uonai BUI. ana "»'" " ""^7" 1^^ to the govarameulVmeasur. in the nousa, «•wont into executive sowtou aal halt aa hoar • . , , „„„„,„„. b m «., d u». latsff adjourned. Tb4 buj»» rvca the wit* o( Qclai «*r*tc«. a mmncrlat *l«a»4 by W*U»*.tkiac tor ot U» Ut<H«aviuf; A btU waa pMfavt Kivtna vmplaf'* taMy <fak>tf peclaily tb» local govantment bill and the Mwrulw of proowlure. U Is undtusiood that many ol to* Irtoh tueiab«r» will joto tb* Eirfical* la this raova, to dUr*«;ant ol P»TH»!1'« ad vie* to btt jfttf to «b»«rf» « poiier ot members. To Abolish the Property QamllflonUon. PBQVmENCT, R. L, Feb. a—The slate senate Tuesday voted to submit to the people an amendment to tbe constitution which is a'proc'lca' abolition of the property qualification for rotors. Heretofore no person not holding property valued at $134 was allowed to vote for state officers. This'Is a relic of old colonial law. The people will probably ratify this'amendment, and in .188STthe political complexion of the state may be changed. WUooojIn I^bor Men. OSBCOSB, Wis., Feb. 2.—Several members of the state central committee of the Union Labor party of Wisconsin met Wednesday afternoon and selected Oabkosh aa the place for holding the next convention. July S4 was fixed as the date. Robert Schilling, the Milwaukee Labor agitator, is a member of the committee. In an interview he thinks that the vote cast at the last state election, £1,000, will be trebled next time. Dry Times Ahead tor Miohlj an. DBTROIT, K»b. k.—flection returns show that th» counties of Ingham and Otsego have gone in favor of Prohibition, making tbe sum total of "dry" counties sixteen. A petition C ir a local option election in loaoo county, w.thatO more than the required number ot names, was presented at Bast Tawae Wednesday. Bvptiblleaa Clubs la New fork. Nrw YOBK, Ftb. a.—The sub-executive commlUaa of tbe State league ot Ripublioan clubs nut Wednesday. Secretary Lamaier 1 * report showed th* number of clubs to b* sUadily Increasing, and to b* at prtueattU T«*I*B UBUdr*4 Canvi«u Idto. *> Brao Brao, K Y., F.U l-One I.SW eoavlct* in to* panitwitJtxy will ^ Idl* tu Uutir oall* tvt SOOM Un» Va owlag M failure ot tt» •s(a«iatturs rua Daly and Carroll Bans; Each Other. BOSTON, Feb. a—Mike Daly, of Bangor,' and Jimmy Carroll, of Holyoka, the well- known light-weights, fought fifteen rounds Wednesday night under tbe auspices ot the Boston Racquet club. It was one of the best fights that bas ever taken place in this vicinity and was witnessed by a large number of sporting men Tbe mtn were both in splendid condition, each tipping the scales at 133 pounds. Joe Lannon was referee. Both men fought well,- Daly knocking Carroll down twice In the first round, and tbe honors being about even from then until the fourteenth round,- when Carroll surprised the ringside by knocking Daly off his feet In the fifteenth round the two men gathered themselves for a hard fight, and both were doing good work when the police stopped the fight, which was declared a draw. Tbe chances are good for a fight to a finish between tha two men at no distant data. Had Bread to Throw Away. GUEff CABDOK, Feb. a—The wives and daughters of the striking miners attacked the "scab*" or non-union men who went to work in the Reading company's Olendower colliery Tuesday. About seventy-five excited women, each carrying a loaf ot bread, met the men as they came out of tba mines. One young woman advanced and read an address to the frightened men about tbe shame of taking the places ot their husbands and brothers, and offering to share their last crust with them. They then offered the loaves, which were refused. Tbe women then hurled tbe loaves upon tbe heads of the "scabs", used opprobrious epithets and chased tbem to the miners' train, 'which took the scared men out ot the reach of tbe infuriated women. This was the first outbreak of the strike. Tbe Ohio Tally-Sheet Case. COLUMBUS, O., Feb. a—County Clerk Joyce was on the stand all of Wednesday in the tally-sheet forgery trial Tba defence was not able to shake the damaging testimony given by the witness Tuesday, be reciting tbe same story in substance as told then. An attempt to show that the witness was strongly Interested on the side of the pros- •cutloo, gave rise to long arguments nhicb- oonsumed hours. The court finally admitted a question that brought out the fact that the witness bad contributed $700 to a fund to ferret out the perpetrators ot the forgery. After Mr. Joyce left the stand, two clerks of tba election precinct A, Thirteenth ward, wero;put on tbe stand, but their testimony was unimportant. Penetrates) the Centre* *>f PcT>sOa- |Uon in* ILLINOIS, IOWA, WISCONSIN, MlCHlGiN, MINNESOTA, DAKOTA, NEBRASKA AND WYOMING, Alleged Dynamiters oa TrlaL LONDON. Feb. 1— The trial of Callan and . Barking, the alleged American dynamiters, began Wednesday in tbe central criminal court, Newgate. Mr. Charloa Phelps, second secretary of the American legation, (at oa the bench, quietly watching tba procedure of tbe trial Attorney, Genaral Bir Richard Webstar reviewed the history of the case, and toe polio* repeated their testimony of th» discovery of tbe dvnsjniU at the lodgings of the prisoners. "BUhop" Ob«rly'« Brother 0«ad. OXLVISTO--, Tex., F«b» 2. -Cyrus a Oberly, a well-known journalist, aa ex-Confedar- sc» officer and a brother of Civil Bervloe Commi^ioner Oberly, dUd Wednesday, ' An* Bo HOT* to Hans; 4fc» *aj*or«*at jfsjv Yo«uc, F.b. SL-Jowph Mocd. a bM> tor, shot ami kiliod bit yoonj wife A Great Dry Goods Store Destroyed and Other BnlldinffS Damaged* BUTVALO, N. Y., Feb. L—About noon' Wednesday the great dry goods store of Barnes, Hengeror & Co., said to be tbe largest and best equipped dry goods store be-' tween New York and Chicago, and doing both a.wbolesale and retail trade, took fire, and despite the utmost efforts ot the fire department, was entirely destroyed. It occupied the entire Iron front building, extending from 25<J to 268 Pearl street, five stories in height, and back to Pearl street In the rear. The fire also damaged the establishment ot D. K. Morgan & Co. on the other side of the street, bnt the insurance more (ban covers the loss. The insurance on Barnes, Hengerer & Co.*! stock is $700,000, and their loss Is $900,000. Tho building, which was owned by C. J. Hamlln, the great horse-breeder, was valued at 1150,000; Insurance, tluO,000. It wilt be immediately rebuilt. Between 400 and 800 employes were in the building when it took fire aud some ot them had very narrow escapes. Not Ashamed ol » Railway Pass. • DBS MOINBS, la., Feb. a— Senator Knight told the senate Wednesday that he was not ashamed to take a railway pass and use It He charged the Anti-Monopolists with hypocrioy. Bills were passed requiring rail•ways to fence their lines, and .to punish •Bohemian" oats swindlers. A resolution asking congress to prohibit tbe sale of adulterated lard was adopted. A petition for woman suffrage was received in the house and tha senate resolutions for better car service in northwestern Iowa adopted. A bill was passed to prevent what is called poaching In the "effete despotls ms." Before the senate committee arguments against the radical railway legislation proposed by the legislature were made by Judge McDill, representing the C. B. &Q. ;J. L Dnnoombe, for the Illinois Central, and President Ives, of the Burlington & Cedar Rapids. ' " ' .'••'• -' x . A Chicago Preacher In Trouble. CHICAGO, Feb. 4—Tha Kav. J. P. Brush- ingbani, pastor ot tha Ada street Methodist church, was arrested Wednesday afternoon upon a warrant sworn out by Hiss Eva Parker, charging him with the paternity of her child, born on New Years Day. Mr. Brushingham was taken before a justice and bis bail placed at 3,800. Members ot bin church became bondsman for him, and. be was released. He says than la absolutely no toondation for the charge. Wage* ol 1O,OOO MM Bednewd. Frrrnuuna, Pa., Feb. S.— The general redaction of 10 per cent, in tbe wages of the Cambria Iron company at Johnstown, Pa., ordered some time ago, went Into effect Wednesday. Tba works are running as usual In all department* but the wire mill. Tnes* men n«ld a meeting with closed doors.. Ho trouble la anticipated by the company. Upward of 10,000 men are employed In tb» works aud mines and all art affected. by tba reduction. It* TRAIN ISK11VICK arranged to meet requirements of local travel, as wen aa to furnish the raotrt attractive Boutes or through travel between Important TRADE CENTRES-3 *r» BttUIPMKST of Day and lor Cars, Dining and Palace Bleeping Cars U without rival. ITS BOAD-BK1> IB perftoetfaNt «t stone-ballasted steel. . The S«rth.We«teriiU the tajoTttj route for the Commercial Travel, theTourlst and tbit seekers after new homes. In the Oolaoa Northwest. Detailed information cheerfully furnished by J. ML WHITMAN, H.C Vloe-Pres- & Oen. Hangr. Traffic sUnager. IP. VIUOL fell Punior Ai».t HO HOUSEHOLD SHOULD BB WTTHP'Jt »e-w» wttfc him. Maaat wnt swrastel. Balo ol Bcmlagtoa't Gun Work*. Una*. N. 'Y., Feb. 1— The gun works and armory of the lato corporation of & R»m> tog ton & Son* at Ilion was sold at auction Wednesday by the receiver, Under ci order ol the court to Hartley Sc Graham,, of New York, for •IS'J.aX). The property origluallj< cost n.aoo.uoa. _ • Tba majority at tha Uls of ; body artao from a dta«*s«d JJv*r- xnons LIver Begnlator hu been th« meaac of restortog more; people to bealtb and ,. happlnes* by gtvlng them, a h*»iU»j / ltr«r than any other ag«n«y on eaxtb. ***? •Eg THAT YOb GET TSK OKJfDE/E. LADIES! Do Yoor O«n Dytiog, at H<aaa, wttn PEERLESS DYES l>y Bl»ia*K>k. BtBUH, Feb. Si,— Tha tone of tue go ment organs Qt> tb* antl-$oeiaH»Uo bill O«UB it complete KBrrtndsr by U» fov«*tl~ owtnt »nii * willt4jp>«s to accept a t«» ;**r* proloogasion ot the optvaUv* pnriod of tU pr«Mat U«r and to abaatoa <Da «S«»sir. <uw>o>la.»*«. ' ' Coicw, or BOB' JS.WA--

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