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ALTON WEEKLY TELEGBAPH, THUBSPAY, JAK. 1900. MKI-TFAANT-tiOVKHNOirs lit- is Extremely Anxious to Secure Endorsement hy His CoimTesKioii- Ml District. Says He Huds Situation Here Promising. Lieut.-Gov. W. A. Northeott was at the Madison Thurduy ,-ccfivingfriends and shaking hands in the Interest of his renomination for .the office he holds. The situation lie faces is one that threatens to result in his being thrown down in the State convention as the outcome of the contest being " made by Mr. Hamlin in the rivalry for instructions of the Eighteenth Congressional District. No opposition to his renomination has developed other than that of M.'. Hamlin s friends, but Mr. Northcott admitted today that a failure on his purl to take the support of his Congressional district into the convention would imperil his chances and bring a rival candidate into the now undisputed field For this reason he is extremely desirous of securing the support of Madison county, whose delegates, representing her big Republican tnajon- is conceded to be the one to decide Mr. Hamlin and U Temple Tin-litre. Wednesday JN'iglit. hy| Alton Talent. WATKR ISVHirAOORIVKtt PIWXiltAM. , JlmmnArn.U-iii. II.— HIHIIP. I'll. MlAlTKHK M I. i-lie'r oCK.Iooutlon, " HU !"- A Visitor, Hervnnt, Amvl-'lhlw, Hiinih Ann Uuniple, Smile Kulherforil, t.V, the rivalry between Mr. Northeott. Mr. Northcott was asked as to what he thinks of the outlook in the district and with the usual sanguine outward appearance of the old war horse poli- .MlHH Hmltll. IM'1'II.H, .WIIUIMH'''"',^ X «\«£ MJHSife^ffi^'-^rs iloHB .IcnnliiKB, KHlry (io(I " 1ot ' lel £ IlHB U1BP |, HophonlH.,,i Hp.v.nH, - ^Y&S M|HH HunjesH. (iriire NorrlH, iiVwilpHmirkii, (lei-mule (.'ollliiH, MS KiTlWr, *'WlISR 1 " V.lV^^oT' U 0 r&r& 8 l.»"', Kthclw.vni"e Chlltcn-Mrte Arnmtrons. den. The bright little operetta, "Cinderella, or Dress Rehearsal," scored a complete success last night. The audience entirely filled the lower part of the Temple, while the upper- portion was also fairly well filled. The orchestra began the overture promptly at 8 o'clock, and throughout the evening* there was none of the tedious waiting that is usually characteristic of ameteur performances. The score is full Of catchy music, and nearly all the airs are glimpsed 1 IlinoisO lass Company Receiving 1 Hlds for the Construction of'Two Xew Kni-niices. The Illinois Glass Company has in contemplation the erection of one additional tank furnace and the remodel- ling of one day tank that it may be worked with both day and night shifts. The plans for two furnaces are prepared and contractors are figuring on the cost. The remodelling of No. '2 furnace is fully determined upon as the furnace ;s very unsatisfactory in. its present form. One'year ago last summer No. 2 was remodelled from a coal consuming pot furnace to an oil consuming Dutch Hint.tank furnace. The Standard Oil Co. declined to make a fuel contract for more than one year and the first year's terms were very satisfactory, as the contract was made before the furnace was started. The charges for crude oil were raised the second year so that the. fuel of the oil consuming furnace is more expensive than coal, when the fuel is controlled by the .Standard Oil Co. To relieve thd furnace from the monopoly's grasp it svill be remodeled and rebuilt on plans similar to those of No. 5 furnace. No. 5 was built last summer and is of a new design which has prov- Tin n-fit Change 'Wrought hy the the \\ atcr from I<ako Mirliiffiiii liniiutiiff Into the Kiver. tician he expressed the greatest confidence that he would carry the district. Underneath his calm exterior was however a feeling of evident fear that Madison county may not do as he would like to have it do and that he might . be compelled to go into the State Convention without the indorse- ment of his own congressional district. Tie said he intends to make " a thorough canvass of the Eighteenth district in the interest of his candidacy. • He has been visiting some of the larger towns in.the district and is very much pleased with results of his visits. Montgomery county will surely indorse his candidacy and his visits to other prints lead him to believe that . the Eighteenth district will treat his / candidacy and that of Mr. Hamlin in an impartial manner and let the State at large choose between them. Mr. Northcott also said that the fact that Madison county having in 189(i instructed its delegates for him really made him Lieutenant-Governor, and having obtained, that position through the a,id of Madison county Republicans, he had the. opportunity to secure the reputation throughout the State that has been so favorable to him that no other candidate has been named in opposition to him up to this time. He ~ says that a failure of the party in Madison county to treat him fairly would be very humiliating and he is .satisfied he will have nothing to com' .plain of on the part of the llepubli- , cans of this county. Jjieut.-(iov. Nortlirott's Meeting, i Lieutenant-Governor W. A. Nort-h- •cott made a stirring address at the meeting held Thursday eve. in Crowe's Hall. The attendance was large and the address was well received. Lieut.- Governor Northcott went to St. Louis at noon and will make an address at a meeting this evening. At the close the Lieutenant Governor made an appeal to the voters for fair play and ventured the prediction that if Madison county is for him be will certainly be th<s next Lieutenant Governor, and offered to wager a box At Urueggemunn cigars witli every person pres-nt that his prediction would be fulfilled., This is certainly a good thing for the ex-Mayor, as he would win a big business no mutter how the contest ends. at in the overture. At its close, the CHICAGO, I'll.., January Ht. -Lake water is now fiowing up the Chicago river, the speed of the current varying from three quarters of a mile in the wide places to a mile and a half in the narrow ones. This is serving as evidence to those who cross the bridges today of the occurrence on yesterday of one of the greatest events in Chicago's history --the opening of the sanitary canal. An examination of the river at the Van Bin-en street bridge made today by orders from Chief Engineer Randolph showed that the current had a .Sliced of 1.4 iniles an hour. .Hist below the bridge, where the river is wider, the current was estimated at .8 mile an hour. Two squares above the Hush . street bridge the water is practically as clear as it is in the lake. Tl e screws and rudders of vessels lying tied up at this point can be discerned through several feet of water. Gulls have been sporting about during the day with as much freedom as though the lake instead of the river was beneath them. At the Rush street bridge the water THKUK are now;$400,000,000 in tho U. S. treasury. THK fund for the benefit of the widow of Gen. Lawton now c.veeecds $IM),000. It has becn_ closed at tha.t figure. THK Senate yesterday decided to vote on the financial bill which has been before It for a month. It passed the House in December. The Senators will have upwards of three weeks for debate on the measure. THE inquiry into the charge of brlb- e -y made against Senator Clark, of Montana, is developing evidence that will no doubt lead to the unseating of the Senator. There appears to be a' considerable direct evidence that votes were sold and merchandise. loyalty upon these men, and that they wore the enemin* of-the flag---"(lag- furlers'' of the worst type. Several Democrats replied and said they could not and would not . endorse the war in the- Philippines, yet they wqja for the Hag, they were for their country—even if it,.was wrong, and even thoitgh the flag represented the repression of liberty in the Philippines!' This was ,thfl reply to Congressman Cannon's challenge for any one of the opposition to make a motion to cut out tfye appropriation for the army. Not a Democrat dared to do so. They shouted that the war was wrong;, that the flag was the em- bought very much, as THK attempt of two Chicago" men to to give Budyard Kipling as the author of David Harum has fallen to the ground. It was said Edward Noyes Wescott was a nom de plume of Kipling. Wescott -was a real person. His book was published after his death, and sales from it have paid his debts and*given his children an income. blem of oppresAfon In the ^hffrpplnes, but none of them had the courage to back np their statements with a motion in keeping with their views. Their position is; "We are opposed to the war as a bloody and wicked affair; the Hag does not represent liberty, but we will continue to vote money to enable the soldiers to persecute a. Hb- erty-loving people." And this? is what Champ Clark and other Democrats call principle. began to show signs of pollution, and U 11.1, MAXI'A 1 l ; S Till'. Tit HAS I UKIf. COINTY (ii-aiul .liU'.v r'ees to he d!' Litigation in 'the Supreme .Court. Mandamus proceeding will be instituted in the Supreme Court within a few weeks to eimipcl the county board to pay the grand jury for the September It' 'in of the City Court. Judge Hope said today that the county treasurer will be obliged to pay the warrants and that the #r>^ due the Citl/ens National Hank will hi- n numerated In full for its outlay. Tl:c Judge buses his opinion on the fact that the grand jury appointed by the county board was not a legal one and was M.deeidcd by the Supreme court. The special grand jury appointed b> Judge Hope was U-gal and he say* must l)i> paid. North Alton Woodmen. The officers* elect of Ihe caui|i North Alton Woodmen, were InstalUt Tuurm'ftv night, Mr. Goo. R. Johnsc uotlng as Installing officer, asslstc by John Woods. Venerable. Consul—Fred Abel. Worthy Adviser—G. Burton, Excellent Hanker —H. l.*onurd. Clerk—11. Mather. Escort -B. I 1 '. Klfgcn. Watchman—F. ClBsul. gentry.1. K. Doterdlng. Physic-lawn—Dr.Warden, Dr. Hoard Managers--Percy Abel, J. K, DeUir illug, Richard Strong. curtain went up on the school assembled for the hour when they are supposed to be "knitting and mending" diligently. Humpie, (Miss Burgess,) sat on the table idly swingingher feet. Sarah Ann, (Miss Heywood,) was eating endlessly. Sophonisba Spiv- ins. (Lucy Davis, )• was reading a penny dreadful, and they were all faithfully endeavoring to do as little sewing and as much mischief as school girls everywhere are inclined to do» From the first chorus to the last, they all did, excellent work. There might perhaps have been a. little more dancing, but there was no hesitancy or forgetfulness, or any of those things that send cold chills over an audience and so effectually kill out the delight of listening. Miss Helen Bin-bridge has a beautiful voice: It is sweet and has a wonderful carrying power. Her make up too is very good indeed, and she made an ideal Cinderella. The transformation from the Cinder Maid to the "Belle of the Ball" was a far cry, and she looked very lovely in her effective pearl-trimmed, trailing gown of pink guux.e. Mrs. Johnston (-Mrs. Jarvey) is a born comedienne. She identities hei self with her part with a perfect ab sence of sel f consciousness that so , rarely is seen in an amateur. Mrs. ! Greene (Miss Jones) made an excellent preceptress. Her make-up was faultless, and the dear HtUe French teacher (Iva Maupin) was piquant, volatile and sentimental, as she ought to be. Lucy Davis and Miss Heywood were also excellent. Lucy Davis' crying was so realistic that every one listening •cried from sympathy. The spiteful sisters (Mrs. Sparks and Miss Walter) were very good, indeed, and their duet and trio with Cinderella captivated the audience and received an encore. Daisy Creswick's make-up as prince was line, and the "stern, unyielding, uncompromising, cast-iron get-up of the visitor, Miss Prudence Pinchbeck (Miss Holden) was perfect.- Miss Lucy Black as the fairy Godmother lent a new charm to the character. The choruses and music, conducted by Mr. W. D. Armstrong, showed admirable training and retleeteil Clinch credit upon their leader. Throughout the whole thing -were new. bright jokes, puns and lots of fun. The TKi.wiu.M'H makes, its best bow for the compliment it received for veracity. The names of Misses Lillian Hoc t and Mamie Uudershauson, were mem- bars of the chorus and pc-roned their pints In a urnl satisfectory lunnrr, en altogether the most .satisfactory of any furnace at the glass works. It is economical with" fuel and turns but plenty of glass, both night and day, and it has . the reputation of being the best producer Of all the furnaces. No. 2 will be made on the same plans but larger, having thirty shops working in the two shifts When No. 2 was built there was not sufficient room to admit of expansion and the si/.e was curtailed somewhat. The increase in size o^ No. f>. furnace will more than double its working force. The new furnace wjll be .built on the same plans of remodelled No. •'>, if it is built. ; The increased cost of materials may forbid the proposed new furnace at present, but it is badly needed and, unless the cost of material is very much in advance of what other furnaces cost, the new furnace will probably be'buil*. The business of the Illinois Glass Company has kept increasing to such an extent that to keep up with orders the output of the plant must be greatly increased. The proposed addition is equivalent to three new' fuctories with, singly, the largest output of' any of-the factories there. It in adding to Alton three institutions that are big manufacturing plants in themselves, whioh-will employ fully seven-hundred additional men. boy's and girls. The increase in output will call for more men in the packing department, in the box factory, in the ' yards, and a general increase of employes ail around.- If the Illinois glass works continues to grow Alton will be obliged to put a hoop around it to keep it all in, and the manufacturing industry of the city will occupy the whole east end. The increase in the factories must cause the city to grow to keep pace with it, and it'will also put the Illinois glass works far in advance in si/e of any glass bottle-making works in the world. it gradually; grew^darker upstream from the sewufce carried into.it by the rain. During the night the water in the river from its mouth to points on the south branch, where it enters the sanitary canal, was completely replaced by the purer waters of the lake. Chief Engineer Uandolph estimates that when the full volume of 3(10,000 cubic feet per minute is rushing through the controlling works at Lockport this change will take place six times within thoflimits of a day. He further estimates that the average speed of the current in the river will be one and one-half miles per'hour. THK Senate yesterday adopted tie resolution of Mr. Hoar as amended, asking for information, at the discretion of the President, as to the beginning of the Philippine war and the instructions given the commissioners who prepared the treaty of peace. There is a large majority of the Senate who are opposed to embarrassing the Administration in the conduct of the war. VOTE ON ANNEXATION. Tpper Alton 1'eople Will Petition to Have it Submitted to the People. Gov. TANNKH will not/consider UK- calling of the Legislature in special session to amend the revenue law for the benefit of Cook county unless the Democratic members pledge " themselves to vote with the Republicans for the measure in order to give a two-thirds majority to put the law into immediate effect. The Governor- is rignt. It is now up to Mayor Harrison, of Chicago, who is urgent for the special session, to whip his recalcitrant-party friends intj> line, if wants the law amended. he tin Ueall-Butlcr. The announcement has been made to their friends by Mr. Charles L Beall and Miss Ethel Butler that theii marriage will take place Wednesday afternoon, Jandary 31, at the home o the parents of the bride, Mr. and Mrs J. K. Butler, on Frospect street. The announcement will evince the liveliest interest in a large circle of friends of the young people as they are held in the highest esteem by all who know them. City Court County Clerk <iraml Hiniker stales that v prepared the list of names selected >y the Board of Supervisors for grand urors of the City Court, on Saturday, anuary lit, and mulled them thai day vbout (i o'clock; Unit that was clearly vlthln the live days allowed by law: hut he is not responsible for the Clerk tf the City Court getting the list: and ,hut the charge that the list was not received in time is purely technical. Mr. Uitilker hhowwl Hie TKI.KUUAl'H representative u letter from Clerk Hrandewlfde of the city Court, uc- Butler is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Butler. She is a handsome young woman, most admirably gifted with natural talent and the possessor of a happy disposition that will make Mr. Beall an envied man. The bridegroom-elect Is cashier of the Beall Bros., U a model young man of unvarying integrity. He is one of the hi'roes ol San Juan hill, having en-' listed lor service as a private at the breaking out of the late war. Hell Line (,'liietClerk. Uiu-eiver . I. F. Barnard has appointed W, U Bedison chief clerk in Ihe office of the St. Clalr, Madison & St Louis Belt Line railroad at Alton un tier tin- hew superintendent, WilHan Graham. Mr. Bedlson arrived Inthls city and-took charge of the posltloi today. He Is an experienced ruilroiu man,' having filled the position o auditor of the Omahu & St. Loul railroad under the lust two receiver ships with hi* office at Council Bluff* Iowa. He has been associated wit The people of Upper Alton as a whole do not agree with their Village Board in the stand taken in opposition to consolidation of the Altons. Some of the substantial people of the vil-- lage are strongly in favor of consolidation of the village, with Alton, and say the village should come in to Alton. Mr. C. W. Leverett, the village attorney, whose advice is usually heeded'in village affairs, is strongly n favor of consolidation. Mr. W. W. Lowe also looks upon the project with approval. Agitation in favor of a petition to the Village Council ask- ng that the proposition for and against annexation be submitted to the people at the next village election has started, and some of the best people in the village are backing it. The Terminal Troubles. ' The franchise ordinance offered by the Illinois Terminal Co., at the last Council meeting will probably be kept in abeyance until the special committee appointed at the conference has had an opportunity to use its best endeavors to effect a peacable settlement. There will be no steps taken by the city administration that may lead to serious trouble unless the Belt Line Receiver proves unwilling to enter into peacable negotiations looking toward a purchase of one-half interest in the Belt Line track by the Illinois Terminal. The 'Terminal does not seek trouble and will do all things reasonable to bring about a prompt settlement of the dispute. It was alleged at the conference that if ever the Belt Railroad Company had complied ith the pro vision of the franchise re- WHILE certain people f.re looking around for timber for a Vice Presidential nomination on the Republican ticket, there is a great sturdy oak up in Iowa— marked' Governor Shaw— that would make fine material for the second office in the country— or even for the first, should Providence so decide. The Governor is a stalwart, fearless Repnblican, and a man whose views,.eu? the money question in 1898 were the observed of all observers. Then Iowa, itself, is good soil for sound and steady-goingRepublicanism Can Governor Shaw be improved on any where .for Vice President with Mc- KlnleyV Carnegie The recent statement by 'JoHn Barrett, formerly United States Minister to Siam, that the speech of Senator George F. Hoar, of Massachusetts, sent by cable to the Philippines, was the cause of the uprising of the natives there, and the present war, was followed by the report that Andrew Carnegie had .paid the cable tolls in order that the speech 'might be sent to .'the Philippines. These tolls. it was said, amounted to about $4 V <KM). When Mr. Carnegie was. ifeen at his home. No. •">, West Fifty-first street, New York, he said that he had not paid the cable tolls on the speech in question. "There, is no need, "he added, "for Senator Hoar's speech to reach the Philippines. Where it should renoK. .however, is the American people,' and I would contribute something to accomplish that end." Carnegie should ' remember that Hoar's speech was scattered broadcast in the United States, but it fell Hat, having no effect except upon a few Tagals like himself, .Pettigrew, . amLDemocrats who are ready to catch at any straw out of which they hope to make political capital. It is a good thing that the Republican party is no longer responsible for the acts and words of the old Scotch croesus. The big strike of his employes at Homestead, Pa., in 1892, in which Carnegie hired Pinkertons who murdered his striking employes, caused the defeat of the Republican party that year. He . ..... . ., _„„ ,.*,,,. V»i. ttHrtn f V»"«l fl i.V\ Of. HO I* t.V knowledglng the reccipi of the list of grand jurors, and adding, "Judge Hope took them ami said he would iit- t.wd to Uu'iu. 1 ' Mayor Anthony W. Young hits qualified us tidminUtrutor of the en- tuk« of .lame's A. Bryant and will enter suit in the City Court against the St. Louis, Kookuk & Northwestern railroad, with the St. Clalr, Madison & St. Louis Belt railroad, for *5,lHH) damages for Bryant's death.' Bryant was one of the victims of the Burlington Park disaster. Receiver Barnard during hht roceh ership on the O. & St. L. School' Treasurer's Itoml Appi-ovei The bond of Charles F. Stelae 1 a Treasurer of the school funds was U] proved by u majority of the Board o Hdueation lust evening. The upprov of the bond has been delayed win the regular mooting of the Hoard Education two wooks ago, and Mr. H. Smiley has been holding ovu The Flnftnee committee of the Boart will fix the time when Mr. Htel/.el w succeed Mr. Smiley. ilring the Hllnjj: with the city clerk of sworn statement of the cost of the ack, such a statement can not be mud. The late Superintendent J. K. lay said the statement was filed with IB city clerk. Should the Belt Line prove arbi- •ary and refuse to treat with the coin- lission it is probable the City Connil will pass an ordinance granting ic Illinois Terminal a franchise and irow on it the tusk of making the runch'lse good. ' Tlie Ohear-N'estor (ilass Works. Mi\ S. H. Wyss, of Alton, the larg- st individual stock-holder of the )liear-Nestor Glass Company of Kast Si. Louis, is about to acquire the in- erests of Fred and Michael Nestor vhf) will retire from the company unc start a glass factory in connection with Dr. H. J. de Haan, of Kast St Louis, at that place. Joseph Nesto will remain in the company. Mr Wyss has secured an option on y\ sto'ck of the Nestors and when ho ac quires the stock he will hold a <|uai tor Interest In the plant. Alton poo plo are generally interested In th Kast St. Louis fuctory as all th stock, except that hold by the Oboa InUsrcHtu, was taken by the Nestors formerly of the Illinois Glass Wc/rk» and by Mr. Wyss. The plant is no in u very prosperous condition, an is paying a large profit. • A. K, A TEL13QKAM from Washington to the St. Louis Republic says: "In the House, on Wednesday Congressman' 'Sibley of Pennsylvania virtually declared himself in favor of Republican policies and methods. His remarks in reply to Champ Clark are taken to mean that Sibley considers himself a good enough Republican from this time on. He stated substantially that 'the Democrats have ' no policy which commends itself to him. Not long ago Sibley was the loudest advocate of silver to be found in the IC^st, devoting his time and means to circulating l(5-to-l literature, even being prorai- .nently mentioned as an available man for*running-mate with Bryan," Sibley is not the only one, of Bryan's followers who has dropped the Nebraskan's foolish theories. Ex-Governor .Stone, of Missouri, it is stated, will oppose Bryan's renomination. The converts are flocking to the Republican standard in great crowds every day. TUB , great Buller, as the .English apers termed him, has crossed the', 'ugela river at two points; hesurpris- d the Boers; he caught them napping, nd some of them with their clothes off and bathing in the stream. Buller has t lastshownsomeof the strategy cred- ted to him by the papers of his coun- ry. Instead of charging up 'In the ace of the intrenchments defended by he bust artillery and artillerists hi he world, and by marksmen with tluuser rlllcK whoso aim is true us ndian's, he flunked the enemy i and ^impelled them to retreat to another position. In this movement he followed Grant and Sherman's methods. Will he continue to do so, or will he resort to the fatal charge and have Jiis men slaughtered or fall into a trap'/ Buller had agre.atreputation-- based on previous (campaigns with smarl forces. That reputation was badly clouded by his repulse of one month ago. That reputation must be won back, and facing such a bravo, skillful and artful enemy au the Boors are It is no light task before him, evpn though his force may greatly outnumber that of the onoiny. W. W. Lowe has sold for Mills to Win. II. Daniels lot 14, block U, Mills subdivision, for $2000. On the property Is u new cottage. ON Wednesday, In the debute In the House on the army appropriation bill, some of the Democratic members flapped their oratorical wings and lot fall considerable venom on the President because that the army was light- Ing against the liberty of another people. The Republloanachargod dls- was a greater burden than that party could bear and,,ft is : well rid of him. An Unprovoked Murder. Thomas Fynn yesterday killed C. Frank Gennetti in the Relay Depot at East St. Louis. F,ynu claimed to be the father of three children f who had been committed to the Catholic Orphanage in this city a number of years ago, by his wife, upon her deathbed, some - time after her husband had deserted her. The oldest one of the three, now ten years old, was given / to Mrs. .T. Rippe, of Collinsvijle, to raise* A year ago Fynn made his appearance at Collinsville, and, meeting the little girl, took hold of her and tried to induce her to go with him.. Fynn told her he was her father the child asserted her father was dead; and would^ot go with Fynn. He tried to carry her off, but her screams attracted the attention of C. Frank Gennettl} a passerby, who interfered. Gennetti was told by Fynn that the child was'his,. but the girl screamed and begged Gennetti to help, that he compelled Fynn to release her and let her go home. Some time ago Fynn brought a suit for abduction against Gennetti. The case was tried yesterday in Edwards- vllle, anu Gennetti, w.as acquitted. Both men went to East St. Louis, and while in the Relay Depot the tragedy took place, Fynn claimed that Gennetti was following, arid when Gennetti entered .jthe station Fynn called in a loml voice, "You had better quit- following mo or something will happen!" Gennetti, so the passengers say, turned half, way round, when Fynn ptrllttd. his pistol and discharged it at Geiinetti. The man fell to tin- floor unconscious, and died before he recovered consciousness. Fynn gave himself up to the authorities. Botli had been drinking, and appeared u> bo friendly during the trial in Ed- wardsyille. Fynn paid the* rallroud _ fare of'Gennetti to Edwarflsville, lui' declined to pry it to East St. Louis, and it is said this was she cause of the dispute. ., Big Consignment of Cars Coming. Fifty freight curs, the first to be delivered of an order for 2f>0 cars to Inbuilt by theSt.Charlos Car un'd Foundry Company for tho New York Central, arrived at Alton yesterttay by way of the, Alton bridge, and wen- turned over-to the Big Four to be delivered to the owners. The cars unto be delivered here by tho 8t.,('., M& St. L. Bolt Railroad and are to he. stored by the Big Four on the storage tracks extending from Cherry »tr«' 1 to Shields street. An arrangement lias been made by the Big Four to use the new cars for freight consigned to Now York Central points and to hold them here until needed. Tho remaining 200 wtjl be delivered within» short time. ' "Jt/L »Hv,

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