The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on September 5, 1894 · Page 6
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AN AIEB1CAN Slttt, tttt/ttKN AtGOftA, IOWA in in The corner stone of the New Episco* pal church at Ottumwa was recently laid with imposing ceremonies. The Wright County Fair Association will hold its anmial fair in September, at Clarion, commencing.the'llth. NJ L. Alden; an old resident of Dubtt* qUe-and proprietor of the Key City spice mills, die'd -suddenly • of heart disease, rThe date 6f the Seventh Iowa : infantry reunion has been changed from October 3 and 4,- to September 26 and 27. The place-df meeting is Ottumwa. Alton voted for a system of water works by a poll of 122 against 22. Women had a privilege to vote, but not one availed herself of -the high privilege. Fire at Clinton destroye'd'the • residence of C. E. Fenlons, two dwellings of Michael McOovern, and five barns, entailing a loss of $0,000, fully covered by insurance. William Corwick has been • arrested at Rock Valley, charged with having assaulted a child of II. S. Miller, 7 years of age. Corwick was in the employ of Miller. The Carroll Boot and* Shoe factory has been closed under a §23,000 mortgage held by C. 0. & C. 1). Boynton. The loss falls heavily 011 J..E. Whitney, the principal owner. William Riner of Clinton has brought suit for §20,000 against Andrew Anderson for selling liquor to his son. who was killed by a policeman in a saloon in that city last June. James Cherry. of Oskaloosa fell with bunco sharps on his arrival Denver a few days ago. He <-complained to the police that he was robbed of $1,000 ima game of poker. J. E. Reizenstine, the Iowa City Daily Republican reporter who was assaulted by E. Clark and son, has brought suit for damages, claiming $5,000 for injuries received and $2,000 for slander. A 12-year-old boy named Ed. Bloom, •while cutting corn fodder in company with his brother on the farm of their iather near Laurel, accidentally stuck the knife into his left arm, severing an artery, and he bled -to death before assistance could reach him. Henry Huntington, son of Ed. Huntington, of Lincoln 'township, Union county, had his right leg broken. A horse that he was riding fell down and stepped on Huiitington's limb, crushing the bone between • the ankle and knee. Mamie Allen, daughter of James Allen, a -wealthy farmer and stock raiser near Baxter, 13 years old, died suddenly of heart failure. She ate a hearty supper, was taken sick about 8 o'clock in the evening,.-and died before midnight. An Ottumwa maiden 'lady, aged f>fl years-, Phoebe Irwin by name, has brought suit lor a large sum of money against Rev. Christopher Lazenby, 80 years old, a retired Methodist minister, for breach of promise, alleging that he promised to marry her and then changed his mind. Sebastian Wengert,.Jr.,<of Independence, shot himself with -a 03-calibr revolver, the ball entering the head in the region of the right.ear and ranging near the base .of the brain. Cause, domestic trouble. Surgeons say there is no hope for recovery. The large barn and granary .of Geo, Headley, near Cedar Rapids, were totally destroyed :by fire at .an eai-ly morning hour, causing a loss.of $3,000. It wasievidently the work.of an incendiary. While the family was ; at the barn fighting the names, ttwo unsuc- cessfurattempts were made-to fire the house. There is'no ,o.lue vto ithe incendiary. Dr. J. W. Campb ell, .examining physician and surgeon ior 1ihe -Chicago, Burlington & Quincy "Voluntary Relief Association, in a fit of despondency committed suicide at Ottumwa, by cutting his throat with a razor. He had been suffering fa'om inflammation .of the stomach, and despondency faiorn this caused the act, Onee before he attempted his life for this -same reason. A fine deposit -of liojie stone lias been 4iscoyered along the banks of the Jowa river west of Iowa City, .-and the stone is pronounced by experts to be of a superior quality. Arrangements jare trying to be made tp id^elop the -quarries arid; place the pr4df.«t.of the- same on the market, as there is a de* jnand for it on account of the limited supply of a fine quality in this country. If. L. Stout, Jacob Rich and C, H. Booth, trustees for the John Walker estate, have «commenced suit at DUT Imqvje against the Connecticut Mutual 44fe insurance company far $JQ,OQO, being the amount of a poliey now due «p the life of J. K. Crrayes. This pal* toy was turned over to the estate by on the failure of the Cowraer- Rational bank of Dubuque, and sonjpany refuses to pay it. ITire destroyed the largest creamery Jiaffiiltojj county, at Stratford, It eyppos&d to have beep of incen- The lo»$ was total, an4 nejjrhhorhaad. of $5,000., There i insurance. The populists, of t&e Fotirth cdngf es* Sidnal district met >&i Jfetfr Hamtrtoli ftnd nomittS/tetliihe'irte'v.'C. A. Marshall of McGregor. Mr. Marshall is •& -wel known' Congregational minister, .now stationed- at that place. Helhaselwaya been,.a* republican, having -Served four years in 'the state senate ffom coiiniy sola* years ago. 'Iowa leads iin -corn, 'butter, ihogs and many other 'things, lief laws make safe and sure indemnityjlor'ldwa insurance • and the many goda <cdmpa- nies show the wisdom of favorable legislation. ' One of these home cdinpanies, popular an'd strong, is the Des Moines Fire. This 'company';is managed by Des 'Moines men. -J.- G. 'Hounds, v -presi dent, and J. 1 S. Clark, secretary and manager. This is the leading Company ' in volume df business . and is • careful ;and conservative, Mrs. KatePotthdiny widoW'df August 'Potthdfl!; lives near Greenwood Park, at! Des Moines, with her children, a boy and a-girl, She Was awakened.at a-midnight hour'by two villians -Who demanded her money. She gave 'them all she liad—$5, and the men 'then threatened' to outrage her 10-year-old daughter unless she submitted to their desires. 'Upon seeing one of the men approach the child's bed she gave up and submitted. She is now in the doctor's .care. The villians ihave not yet been caught. Sac City dispatch: The great ado about' the failure of the corn crop, and the-subsequent hard times, is greatly exagerated, at least in this section.and many other sections of the state. A .well posted gentleman who 'has -occasion ;to travel over this -section of 'Iowa, says that the corn crop ;of Sac county,:.and especially north :and east of Sac City, will'be.a bigger yield than f oi--years. A-ra'ilroad official is author- ity'for the statement that corn will be a good crop in-most sections.of .north- era -and-, western Towa. Conductor M. -0. Litteer, -recently disturbed 1 the clerks in one of Crestpn's most prominent dry goods stores, by enterh ; the store, and assaulting one of the male clerks. W. W. Fox and Mr. Litteer:reside near-each other, and Litteer .charges Fox -with talking about 5 liis wife. His anger became -so 'intense that he went rto Bcnneson's dry goods store, where Fox is .employed, and -began to wipe up .the floor with him. .Fox -denies the 'Charges. The parties ;are prominent .-and -.the matter-has. caused .no little gossip. Cashier Dickerson, .df -the -wrecked Gass'County Bank, -at Atlantic, .has pleaded-guilty atllarlan to the charges of fraudulent banking, -and sentence will be pronounced on 'him by .Judge Macey. The general impression-among the lawyers is that he will be sentenced to ifrom-four'.to six years. The charge of embezzlement will be prosecuted after his term.of confinement in the penitentiary. Dickerson's -plea of guilty savevS-Gass.county thousands .of dollars-in. court .expenses, but this is small recompense to the community which has been robbed of 3400,000 by the wrecking, of .the Cass County Bank. Dr.'Kennedy .of -the state board of health office,'in-speaking of the arrests made, at .'Burlington, Clinton ^and.other points, .of grocers who were -caught selling adulterated coffee, said ;that. he has no doubt but a third -of the sickness in Des Moines and other parts of the state for'.that matter is caused by theiuse.ofvthe-adulterated article and sold by'merchants as genuine coffee. He-suggests that an investigation be hadiat once and iif Des Moines merchants .-are 'no 'more honest than their neighbors let arrests and fines follow. Much .of 'the .coffee sold and used in Des Moines is'woefully adulterated, toe added. Three among Des Moines' once respected .-citizens -who.-are -now working in stripes lor the -state at Ft, Madison will be found'Shepherd, George Barnes and Frarik Pierce. Shepherd is outside -and 'Barnes inside gate-keeper, while Pierce as running an embossing machine which presses steamed wood on chairs : in place -of carving. Both the latter are steady and take to their work like -men -who .make the best of a bad bargain they 'Can't get out of. Shepherd -says (he never saw a man. fall into work ^as did Barnes, These gates are under 'constant heavy guard and are the entrances through whic'h t!he prison teams pass .put and in the prison walls, The interest in the September term •of the Unjon county district court, at •which Judge Towner, of Cornm-g, wiW preside, has been greatly augmented during the last few daye by the filing of divorce cases. Twelve petitions for divorce are now on file in the county clerk's office, the largest number filed at one term of court. Several of the cases have highly sensational features. The charges in the petitions are diversified, adultery, desertion, inhuman treatment, intoxication and general cussedness being charged. Tl»e docket is the largest ever in the history of the court. There are 338 pases. Twenty- one are probate, thirty-nine criminal and 178 civil, Sight members of a D»buque picnic party were poisone4 by eating corned beef* , Atlast ftecpunts Mrs. Will is and, Pr. Staples' chili} were still in danger, The city of Estherville has let the contract for a complete water works and electric light plant. JIubbai'4, pf Sioux Falls, got tke water works epn- traot for |1Q,W, and the Electric Cp,ajpjny» of Chicago, electric contract l° r $?,50£. ' 8io\i* City engine wor^s f ur$jsh|>s eofrl&e for !!,(&& The plant ' "' "Uobert Ji, -C. 3> Hamfia's ipaeet, .achieved imperial -otiors at F.t. Wayne", -en the Sist., dethroning Nancy Hanks .and 'Smashing hfer 2:04 •recof-d. lie vwas sent .agaifist his ifecord .of 2:04^ at the ft. Wayne Driving Club park and finished the mile in 2:03%, tthe greatest teecotti. in the .history of light harness racing and 'One that crowns him nking of the turf. The quarters were passed da 30%, Demdcrats, in session at Martins- bUrg, W. 'Va., rettomittated Congressman Wilson, chairman .of the waysand •means • committee. Gdvernor Waite of Colorado was arrested on the charge of opening and detaining .a letter, The arrest • was made by:a!trnited States deputy marshal. Later the governor was released on 'his -own recognizance io appeaf for trial 'in 'the sum of i&iOO. The attorney general has rendered a decision against the issue by the state of Mississippi, -of speciar warrants similar to United States notes, and instructed 'United States marshals to begin -proceedings against the parties responsible for the issue of the warrants and all parties who passed them as United States -money. It is assxired that action will be begun against Governor Stone, the auditor and other state officers. Miss Mary Despa. -of Washington, sister 'of W. C. P. Breckinridge's second wife, issued ;a vigorous appeal, urging the defeat of Colonel Breckinridge. A wind which passed over and fairly churned the Sea .of Azov is thought to have caused the loss <of 1,000 lives. A number of American tourists were on the sea at the time -and no hope is en- tertainejjl for "their safety. The president has written a letter'to Eepresentative Catchings of Mississippi, giving liis reasons .for allowing the tariff bill .to become •& law without his Signature. 'The bill did not meet with his idea 'Of tariff reform because it does not provide for free raw material. In conclusion he says that "tariff ireform will .not be settled until it is honestly and fairly settled in the interest and to Ihe benefit .of .a patient and long suffering people. " The tariff bill became .a law -on the 28th. Two alleged train robbers named Lake and Gorman, killed a Chicago, Milwaukee.* St. Paul railway detective named Owens, and then killed the policeman who .attempted to arrest them. After an exciting chase they were -captured, badly wounded, by Chicago police. IMPORTANT FOOD TESTS. How 'to Produce More Economical and Healthful Articles for the Table. 'The official food analyses by ; the United States and Canadian governments :have been studied with interest. The 'United :States government report gives the names of eighteen well-known baking powders, some of them advertised as pure-cream-of-tartar powders, which contain alum. The report shows the Royal to be a pure cream-of-tartar baking powder, the highest in strength, evolving 100.6 cubic inches .-of leavening gas per single -ounce .of powder. There were eight iqther brands of cream-of-tartar powders tested, and their average strength was lll.:5 cubic inches of gas per ounce of powder. The Canadian government investigations were of a still larger number of powders. The lloyal Baking Powder was here also shown the purest and highest in strength, containing forty- five per -cent, more leavening gas per ounce than the average of all the other .cream-of-tartar powders, These figures are very instructive to the practical housekeeper. They indicate that the Royal Baking Powder goes more than 33 per cent further in use .than the others, or is one-third more economical. • Still more important .than this, however, they prove this popular article has been brought to the highest degrees of pxirity — for to its superlative purity this superiority in strength is due— and conseqviently that by its use we may be insured the purest and most wholesome food, The powders of lower strength are found to leave large amounts of impurr ities in the food. This fact is emphasized by the report -of the Ohio State Food Commissioner, who while finding the Royal practically pure, fmmd no other powder to contain less than 10 per .cent, of inert or foreign matters, The statistics show that there is used jax the manufacture of the Royal Baking Powder more than half of all the cream-af-tartar consumed in the United States fop .all purposes. The wonderful sale thus indicated for the Royal Bftking Powder-r-greater than that of all other baking powders combined— is. perhaps even a higher evidence than that already quoted of the superiority of this article, and Of its indispensable' »ess to modern cookery, W1U Open » Tin Plate Mill. Jnd,, Sap 1 , I, --The new bin plate plant at Middletdwn, owned by the Jrondale RplUng Mill com' pany, will be put in operation to-day for tUe first time, The plant will whQ» IP f«U operation employ 4QQ wpi'knjen at good, salaries. II; very complete m ey§>ry the only plaJU JR Indiana tin pl&te jt'Qin flue, billet. t»p» bj-Je^y A. U g-. p.? pubjica, ing th,e Mr, ape] }j,-f. w. K, lP,ase<J the tongues qf society m$ «J»b people waay decile ef the are coming into, • mlm- Jt; is now ij M,r, ' YA»cl?,p^Jl| f9«le^ f 10, OOQ 90. bis WJ| was agreed, u^ja^bul tbi§ is office gat« td the principal results d r f the di farm and fading pfOprietoFshitS in all Ihe states and territories. 0! the 12,600,152 families Itt the Whttlg country, almost 48 per <$aBt ow& tJieif farms and homes and • the rest hits. Of the families dWnin£ fafms aftd homes,.felmost 28 per -cent have in' cttmbfaflees and aver 72 pgf eeat hafe no inctimbranee. The number df fesii dent owners df land in the United States ts 0,008,* 17, to Which must be added any land dwners whd may be living ia tenant famines. The farm families number 4,676,1*9, df which 66 pef dent own their farms and tha dtli* ers hire. Of the owning familial over 38 per cent'have iacumbrahces an their fafffls. In 1880, 2*56 jief cent df the farms Were hired. Increased Tn* Witt Be Attacked, SlsclNJfATf, Ohio, f: cr 1.1.~""The increased whisky tax," said Treasurer Hobart, "will doubtless be attacked in the courts. The action will be de- decided upon at the meeting of our directors in Peoria next week. The law has provided that whisky can remain in bond three years before the limit for payment of taxes expires. Much of the present product has two years or more before the limitation is reached. It will be claimed that all such whisky comes under the old tax and is not now subject to the increase." Three Harvest Hands Kilted. FKKGUS FALLS, Minn., . .V<pi.l,—• A shocking accident happened at 8 d'clock yesterday morning on the farm of Ole Lysue, two miles east of Aastad postoffice, Grant county. A threshing crew was at work, when a steam boiler exploded, killing two men outright, injuring another so badly that he died soon after and seriously wounding a fourth. The boiler was defective. German Fythians Angry. MILWAUKEE, Wis., S eptJ.—The German lodges in this city are incensed at the statements which the supreme chancellor made in his annual report. Franklin Lodge No. £4, at a meeting which lasted until near midnight last night, passed resolutions emphatically condemning the expression made by the highest officer of the order as un-American, ungentlemanly, and uncalled for. Trouble in Samoa. SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. v Kept.l.—The steamer Mariposa, which arrived last evening from Sydney, Auckland, Apia and'Honolulu, brings special correspondence from Apia, Samoa, dated Aug. 15, saying that fighting has occurred there between the natives,and that foreign warships had to interfere/to protect Europeans.. Matters are approaching a crisis. ." Foreigners Arriving ut Tien Tsin. SHANGHAI, Sept. 1.—There is much uneasiness at Tien Tsin, owing to the fact that numbers of yDung and undisciplined recruits are arriving there. The foreign residents are arming- and combining;•,for mutual defense. France, Germany, Great Britain, Russia and the United States are sending warships to Tien Tsin, The United States will send the Monocacy. Engineer and Fireman Jump. SPRINGFIELD, III., fc'rptl.—A Wabash freight train ran into an open switch near Dawson, a few miles east pf Springfield, last evening. Engineer Atkinson and his fireman were compelled to jump for their lives. The engine is a total wreck, with nine cars loaded with sheep and hogs, the live stock being almost all killed. Convention Breaks Up In a Bow. STREATOB, 111., rfs). 1.—The Eleventh district republican convention broke up in a row last night with two nominees for congress, Gen. Thomas J, Henderson of Bureau county and Henry Mayo of La Salle county, The matter will now go to the state central committee for settlement. ' No Decision Reached Yet. PITTSBUKG, Pa., Sept. I--—The Win* dow-Glass Manufacturers' association, which met in Cleveland yesterday, rejected the workers' proposition conceding a reduction of 30 per cent- The manufacturers still insist upon a 40 per cent cut. A conference between the manufacturers and workers will j held here Monday, Qne Boy ]folds Vp Fjye Qtliers. ST, JOSEPH, Mo ,i Sept, 1,-— L,pui& Galvin, 15 years of age, held up and robbed n>e boys yesterday while they were playing ball. , fie used, a. revo> ver to 6h,p\v he meant business, 'G R J, vin got $i- §9, and was. soon~ arrested. He has frequently held up rpbbe4 them pf tO fefe A NAf IVfe 61? MfeVAtSA. nal pease international wjih a yje,w jjf. p^pg a war \n Soft tteftrt« And fedttcated at a MshlonAMe Seftilnftfy, She £ariy Bcfilnij Itef Cftrccf of Con* SAST EfiANdtsOd, Cat., 'SefstJ, lie ^Tettstrgbter, theydtiHg woinah ia eaicl to be the cause df the* family troubles of William It. Vandsfbilt, is well knawn here. She is a native bf feureka, 3Sfev.» was educated at Mills' seminary t Alameda CdUnty, resiotad for a number df yeal-a in San Francis* cd, and has frequently figured in esfia* pades that have wdtt hei? ndtdf ietjr bath ia the United States and Burpee, She was bof a about 3o years agd in Enreka, where her father^ WStt Coben ( kept a Clothing store and became wealth?. She returned to Ettfeka ffdttt the seminary when she was 18 years old, and waa the belle df the tpwn. d Pretty, witty, graceful and vivacious, she possessed all the requl* sites for the breaking of .hearts, Her first victim was the nephew of a well kndwn capitalist, and her cdU- duct with him created such a scandal that her parents sent her to the care of relatives in San Francisco. The change failed to make the desired reformation and she soon became a marked figure on Kearney and Market streets. Among her admirers was a wealthy Hebrew named Rothschild, who laid himself and his fortune at her feet She utilized bdth until ishe fell in love with Henry Neustretter, a cigar salesman. She married Neu- stretter in 1884 and all wont well for a time. Her husband's business .compelled him to be out of the city most df the time and during his absence Nelly lecl^a gay life. She was the boon companion of all the fast young men about town and the end came in 1887. . : She left her husband and went to. New York in company with Laura Edelman, a noted woman of Los Angeles. Neustretter secured a divorce and Nelly continued to live a gay life in New York. She captured the heart of a millionaire manufacturer, who gave her a sumptuous fiat horses and carriages and all the money she could spend. He took her to Europe where she traveled like a princess. When she returned to New York she dazzled the people with the elegance of her Worth dresses and the brilliancy of her jewels. In 1890 she returned to - San Francisco to visit her parents, who had removed to. this city from Eureka. She took rooms at a leading- hotel, dressed better than any woman in the city, wore thousands 'of dollars' worth of gems and "spent money as freely as if she had an unlimited letter of credit on the United States y mint. Her money began to give out and she went back to New York for more, taking with her "a pretty Oakland girl. DThe next that vyas heard of her. she had gone td Europe again and had been ejected from the Continental hotel in Paris. To her parents she wrote that she was studying for the stage and she always carefully concealed- from them the fact that she was leading a gay life. She wrote that she would return to San Francisco in October, but probably her encounter with Mr. Vanderbilt may interfere with her plans. Senator Voorliees Breaking Down. WASHINGTON, Kept . if- Senator Voorhees' voice will probably not be heard in the democratic campaign in Indiana this fall. His condition of health is very critical, and he has been ordered to Hot Springs and will leave as soon as lie is able to travel There is a feeling here that Senator Voorhees will never be permanently restored to health. He seems to ba suffering from a general break down, and as he is ndw 07 years did his case does ndt yield rsadily to treatment Cholera In Rotterdam. 'ROTTERDAM, Sept 1.— Oqe case df cholera is reported here, and two cases pf the same disease were reported at Spykanisse, At Maastricht two ad. iitional cases of chplera have been re» ported, and at Amsterdam one death f rom cholera has occurred. End at the Reunion ut Sfr, Josopii, ST, JOSEPH, Mich., Sjp!; l t ~-qfA,ere» union of the Ancient Order V United Wprkmen clpsed yesterday, The re< unipn was npti as successful as es- peoted, th,e attendance npt 8,000 on any day, SPNATS, Washington, Augwsfc #7.— Senate withput a quorum and at onee went executive ^sign, ' f , of Repyesep^tive 'SJiaw, was ' $V B4pptio.B ef the Jhp hpuse adjpurne4, re^wn^Rg WiJUlpflj, ' el the supreme 6i the itnlghls of Pythias the difibartaent of sftldbnkeepers and bartenders has ftttfacted ffiuch at* tentidn. ¥esterday afteffmofl tha subeSftiiniUgiS hatiflg the matte* in charge decided 16 report ifi faVdr 8f denying them admisslofl td meMbef* Ship in the ordef, The sup-feme ledge of Kbighia dt Pythias elected dmcefd to serve Until the next biennial eoftdave, They afe: Supreme chancellor, Walter & fiicliie, Ohio; supreme vice* ehancelle?, Philip T. Cpsgrove, Mfrtn'igan; supreifle pielatdi Albel-t Steinhaft, Gfeenviile, Ala,; master af exchequeri tThotoaa & Sample, Allegheny Clty t Pa. \ supreme keepsf fit recdfds and seat, it. L. d. White, Nashville, Tenn.; ffiastef'at'aftns, A. B. Gardiner, Vorkj supreme inner guard, James Mdtilton, New B'runstvtek'} sapr^me outer giiftrdi Jdhtt W. Thdrnpsoa-, Washington, D. C. ; president of the board of cdntrol, Jdhn A, Hidgy, Chi» cago. The prize drills were continued yesterday. All Quiet at Honolulu. HONOLULU, S ept-L^-Thd Maripdsa arrived .here last evening from Auckland and brought news of President Cleveland's recognition of the republic in a dispatch dated Washington, Aug, 9. The news was received with rejoicing by the annexationists and with a shade of ddubt by the royalists. No attempts at a revolution have been made since the departure df the Philadelphia, although there are many rumors that the royalists contemplate a coup d'etat in the near future. For Trial of the Ericsson, NEW YOBK, S s p t 1--—The new torpedo boat Ericsson, which was built at Dubuque, Iowa, has passed quarantine. She is on her way to New London, where she will be given her official trial 1-TfiS Northwest Is Floated. AMHEBSTBI « j, Ont., Sao 1 ; big passenger steamer Northwestj which went aground at Bar,point lightship Wednesday afternoon, was released yesterday morning 1 . Chicago Board or Trade. CHICAGO, Aug. 30.—-The following „, BhcrwR the range of quotations on the bo of trade :to-day: OLEB. Wheat-3 Aug.... Sept... Dec May.., Corn—2 Aug.... Sept... Get.... May ... Oats—2 Aug.,\ Sept.... Oct.. .. . May ... Pork-Sept. .. Jan.... Lard- Sept. .. Jan.... Got 13. Ribs- Sept... •Taii.... High. •* .52% •29K ,29 14.00 13. 8.80 7.80 8.80 7.75 Low. CLOSING. Aug.80. Au'g.SO .53% .53 .64% .53.53 - .30. > ' .849 1S.?0 18.75 8.25 7.77; 8.25 7.65 7.05 , 5 .WJl .62 .55% .55% .58 _' .20% ,5.29^ ' .29%!- 'V.29JJ .80 48.90 is; >; ,14 8.25 „ 7.80, 7.70 18.75 18.75-.8,80 7,75 7.05 . "Literary Notes. Thomas Nelson Page, the most • popular novelist in the south, begins in the September number of Scribner's a two-part war story called "Little Darby," in which he again shows his wonderful power of sympathetically depicting Virginia character and scenery. The story contains several very stirring war incidents and is a worthy successor to the same,, author's famous tale of "The Burial of the Guns," Prof. James Sully, of University'Col--, lege, London, heads the list of contrib- T utors to the September Popular Science Monthly with the second of his Studies of Childhood, dealing' with-"The Imaginative Side of Play, 1 ' He shows by,, means of many incidents hdw strong is the power of "making -believe'! that ' enters so largely into children's p}ay£, A considerable amount pf space." is devoted by the Scientific American ' bt August 25, to a description of the cais-r son foundation piers pf the American. Surety Company's twenty*stpry bwid^ ing in New York City, The deserip* tion is a revelation tp those who have never nndprstpod how splidity of foundation is pTptained fpr the, skyf., scrapers. The article. Its welMUustra*'*' ted. " *•''' In the September Midland Monthly (Pes Moines,) wbiclf comes laden good things, Pirector S&ge., pf Weathev Service, answers the, flrujn,' "Dp battles bring rain?" pf portraits, and many fine views the number, *— " tors are Ella ,^ 11 &; i ->i*! , ,^S-'| 'vi| $$ *M ^y^M

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