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Jimurr 14, I»M.)> ALTON, ILL., MONDAY, DEC. 12, 1898. TEN CENTS PER Give the People a Chance to Patronize You-You Can't Expect them to Come to Your Store Until They're Asked. Try the Telegraph* We'll Help You . . JJSSSW.Hf. \ Photograph or urohl «> <""• t( vl . n < from whloi. To obooio. Thin <""• Mtlnts will ore- vln oovoral nrtfitlo COMPAHY, fAiHt *HD OOLOH tmnKmmm. \\ * SMJ SUtrnt Av«., Chicago; alia IIII OHveliad, New York &M6nlre»)v H T H. W. CHAMBERLAIN, Agent. Howell's Carpet House has some fine new patterns in Carpets, just the latest things out, and the prettiest to be had.' Rugs of all kinds, Linoleums, Oil-Cloths and all kirtds of se'aSonabje household goods we can show., Orders for Carpets should be sent in at once to insure prompt delivery. J. HOWEUL, 117 West Third Street Licensed AR6HI TBelT dener*! Superintendent lod Mecnanlccl Draughtsman. P ATENTS —To «n» petton wlitunc to obtain I>«er» p»tert on new Intention* er Improre dMlgm, I W ll«»<icmte drawing! tut •poolnc«tlonj nod make tpplk.ittons for patentee IOJ W. THIRD STREET. Third Float- Watson, Con tractor and Builder. McAdam, Building: Stone, Cut Stone, Curbing^ Doorsiils, Window ^ 6TC.J etc., on hand. Also Dealer lo Cement, LW£;Sknd arid Plaster Park 5Ue Track! Runnlikg Into the Quarries. t^hbiie Nb.31. AI TON (LI Residence 6afc Alby «t /\l-.lwl^i ILL- T II7 DF 7'l r J/ r 7C7C'G! GROCER, • \y . DUi%1JlZ*J&f Cor. Sixth and Alby stf Best Brands Staple and Fancy Groceries, Fruits; Vegetables, Buckwheat, Pancake Flour, Maple Sjp, Fresr Oysters, Celery, Fresh Bread, Fancy Butler, Flour, Pure "~~ Fine Teas an3 Coffee?, e'c. i*-tt.vv«*4* A^ P fee Delivery to any JpHOne OQ. part of tlie City. 10 yw ttma OttT- •ttbe ? T Pb< ^.s^, No! it is not claimed that s H^Hey and Tar will cure JUMPTION or ASTHMA in ad\d stages^ it holds out no such ^hopes, but DOES truthfully to always give comfort and in the very worst cases and in Irlv stages, to effect a cure. : hu\ J ° sale by E. Marsh and S. H..Wyss. and Water-Proof ROOFS k sa Composition FINO MATERIALS M. 8BLLBRS, of c » tow/a, . «•« «*I»B»U' nous-, AOT, 4/M-ff No Nervousness Over the Assembling of Congress. AM, rilOSI'KCTH ARR VAVOiUliLK. Honey nnit Slock nnd Grnln Mnrketn Move on an Though tltn GoTernitient Were Aiilonmllo — KxpnrU Hliirtiog Alii-ad of tlio Snuift 1'crloil I,nut Year— Ileninnd fur Iron un tlio Inorcnue— tVuolrn nnil Cutton Uunilfl—Fnlltirc-i, New York, Dec. 12.—I!. Q. Dun & CO.'B weekly review o£ trade says: The mosl significant thing this week has been the entire absence of the customary nervous frlfiht before or after the meeting of congress, the president'* message, and the treasurer's report. No one showed the least alarm, and nobody could (Ind a reason for any. Money ftnd stock and grain markets moved on exactly as If the government were automatic, certain to do or say no more than the people had already decided and expected, and so the gradual betterment since October continues. There Is a larger demand for products In nearly all the great Industries, larger export demand for foreign needs, a more healthy <!arne«tlt: demand since seasonable weather arrived, and a comforting conviction that November business, the blffgest ever done In this country In any month, was but a step toward something better. Export* Alieiul of Last Year. Exports.last year In December were marvelous, but this year are starting far ahead. The Atlantic wheat exports, flour Included, have been for the week 5,636.767 bushels, against 4,312,137 last year, and Pacific exports 656,523 bushels, against 973,083 last year, and prices have declined 2% cents for cash, but western receipts of 10,135,109 bushels, agalnet 6,213,471 from last year's great crop stops argument. So the corn exports were 4,151 igl, against 3,313,OSti last year, and such a foreign deme.nd at prices much higher than last year and with wheat cheaper is proof of a state of things abroad which Americans hardly appreciate. The price declined only ^ cent, with enormous receipts. Cotton shared In the export movement fully, and nevertheless has risen 3-16 cent in price with a feeling that estimates of yield may have been excessive. At the extremely low price yet quoted foreign buyers do not stop to calculate commercial and mill stocks on hand. Print Clotlm and Woolen OuodH. The consumption in this country Is not just now large, but the demand for goods Is better, and has lifted the price of print cloths an eighth, and some of the other goods a shade. Woolen goods have been in much better demand. The much broader market Is more healthy and promises far more for the industry, and sales of 10,655,200 pounds In two weeks past at the three chief, markets, against 10,852,700 pounds In the same weeks of 1892, are quite In line -with demand in prosperous years. Price's yielded about half a cent in November, according lo 100 quotations, and Philadelphia dispatches appear to be about a cent lower this week. The rupture of the inchoate rail combination, It appears, resulted In lower prices and larger sales in the first week of sharp competition than were realized a week ago. Prices were made in some transactions much lower than they were then or are now quoted, and while $17 at Pittsburg is now named, special orders are Bald to command lower figures. |3eavy Business Coming Forward. The ..purchase of 150,000 tons Bessemer pig at *10 at valley furnaces and 100,000 tons billets for Pittsburg works at $15.50, of which 40,000 tons went to a hoop mill, with 11,000 tons rods at Chicago at $22, and 22,000 tons plates for one concern at Pittsburg, besides enor- moua orders for bars and plates In car and ship building 1 , a steamship contract on the Delaware and a contract for 5,000 .tons for bridges at Chicago, give some idea of the heavy business coming forward, Just when the works usually expect a season of Idleness and waiting. Pig Iron has risen at the east to $11.60 and quotations average for pig throughout the country a shade higher than at arty time this year, though prices for finished products have recently been declining and are lower than in the early months of the year. This week's failures have been 248 In the United Slates, against 312 last'year, and jtwenty-two In Canada, against twenty-nine last year. SENATOR OX.W1TXK8S STAM). Mr, Kmin«y TolU lli« Court of HI* Con* niM-tion with llii- Hunk. Wilmington. Del., l.'ec. 12.—The government rested In thL- trial of Senator Kenney nt noun and John Biggs, counsel for Kenney, made his opening address,. In the afternoon Kenney took the aland in his own defense and was under examination when adjournment iVas taken In the evening. His testimony was similar to that given by him at the Hrst trial. Th0 senator testified In detail of his transactions with the bank, declaring that he never had any understanding with Uogus that his checks were to be paid out of the funds of the bank. He also : testified to having loaned Hoggs several checks after the latter's ad- mlssjon of "trouble at the bank." He declared, however, that he always paid i|p iji'hen his account was overdrawn, and ;hud several ' times been notified that'hts balance was not sufficient to meet th echccks. Horrible Sceuo on the tiiiUow», Suffolk, Va., Dec. 12.—Jordan Webb was ihangcd ut Courtland, Va., for rap6. His iiieck was broken. The rope cut several veins in ;hls throat, and a ruddy stream of blood (lowed down the front of his clothes and Into the frozen earth. Theibody was shipped to the Hlchmond Medical college, to which Webb himself had'sold It,- He confessed to the crime of assaulting Mrs. Lucy Buwden, CD years old, Jlupt. J&. For lUynnt mid Ilurliorn. Washing' 1 " 1 , Ow- 12.—The houau committee on rivers und harbors hud a meeting; apd discussed preliminaries of the hearings which are to be giver, members who desire appropriations for rivers mid harbors. The committee desires to hall all the hearings completed before the holidays, so that the bill may be presented to Ihu house uurJy lu January. B««Kion • AMUCK— .The bwt naive in the world (or cite, brutal, torea, oloen, aalt rheum, f«- vor aorM, tetter obaj>ped hands, chilblains, corn*, and all akin eropMom, and positively out* pile*, or no pay required. It ii guaranteed to give perfect •attraction, or money refunded. Price SO cent* per box. For tale ~ Marih. Alton and Upper Alton Vioo. Or. 9, Dotchon'i Antl-Piurttlc May be worth to yon more than f 100 if yon have ft obud who soils bedding from incontinence of water during ileep, dare* old and young alike. It ajrre«U the trouble at ouoe, •!. Sold by 0, B. WyM, Druggtot, 003 Second •t.-eet, Alton, 111. RoVAL Baking Powder Made from pure cream of tartar. Safeguards the food against alum* Alum baking powdtn are the greatest meoacen to health of the proent day. BQYiu. ammo MWMH oo., NIW YOBK. QUAY CONSPIRACY CASK. All rroceedlng* NtnyoJ by it Writ Until Jan. 7 Next. Philadelphia, Dec. 12.—Supreme Court Justices Orcen and Williams have grunted a rule allowing the defendants in the Quay conspiracy case to argue a petition for a writ of certlorari removing the proceedings from the court of quarter sessions to the supreme court. The rule Is returnable Jan. 7 and all proceedings are stayed In the meantime. The defendants In the case are Senator M. 8. Quay, his son, Richard R. Quay, and ex-State Treasurer Benjamin J. Hay wood, '.•Jje trial had been fixed to begin in the court of quarter sessions here on Monday. One of the results of the rule granted by the supreme court will be to carry tile trial over beyond the term of District Attorney Graham, which will expire with the present year. Mr. Graham has been active In pushing the case and In asking the court a week or ten days ago to fix an early date for the trial, he expressed to the .court a desire lo dispose of the case during his official term of office. * The delay occasioned by the action of the (supreme court will aJso, In all probability, have the effect.of carrying the proceedings or at least the conclusion of the trial beyond the date for the election of a United States senator to succeed Senator Quay, who Is a candidate for re-election. The legislature will vote for senator on Jan. 17. The defendants are charged with conspiracy with John S. Hopkins, the cashier of the People's bank of this city, who committed suicide In March last, In the misuse of slate funds on deposit in that instltulon. The senator and his atlorneys do not hesitate to admit that their object in -securing delay for the trial is to take the case out of the hands of District Attorney Graham. Mr. Graham, they Insist, Is an enemy of the senator, and has displayed great eagerness In unjustly prosecuting him and his co-defendants. M'CUM-AGH GOES TO HAVANA. Vormor Chief of Police at Now York I« to Join General Greene. New Tork, Dec. 12.—John McCullagh state superintendent of elections and former chief of police of this city, hts left for Havana as advisory commls- JOHN M'CULLAGH. Bloner for arranging a police system for the chief city of Cuba. Superintendent McCullagh has no Idea how long he •will remain at Havana, but expects to TJC able ,to rejoin his, family at Miami In the spring and retOrn with them to this city. Superintendent McCullagh goes to Havana with only advisory powers, and his whole duty, ns nt present understood, will be to make suggestions to •General Greene, lie has already made a point of meeting and Interviewing many persons who have lived in Ha- •vnr.a, and Has gained considerable information about the haunts and practices of the criminal classes there. He also has a rogues' gallery well under v.'oy. As to the details of the police organization which he will sugest to General Greene, he has us yet reached no conclusion. •"White Squadron" To lio Itovlved. New York, Dec. 12.—Now thai peace Is again usxuied, file United Stales war vessels are lo he restored to Ihelr former color and Ihe "white squadron" will be revived. Rear Admiral Hunce, the commandant of the navy yard ut Brooklyn, has received orders from Washington to have all Die vessels ut the j-ard painted white. This IM pleas- Ins lo the officers and men, who contend that In tropical climates vessels of any oilier color draw the heat and make Itf« aboard a war vessel almost Intolerable. Work bus been begun In painting the hullleshlp Indiana and the cruiser Chicago. The other vessels will receive a coat of white paint as they arrive at the yard. Another M«NHtt|f« from Aiull'oo, Ulnghamton, N. Y., Dec. 12.—One of the nurses in St. Joseph's hospital ut Syracuse In ascending to the garret found In 11 corner n carrier pigeon which liud flown In through un open window. The bird had on Its leg an aluminium ring .that had evidently contained a message, and near a corner where Hit! bird lay was a weuther- Htulncil piece of parchment written In French which read: "Latitude 83.46, longitude, 16 Degrees east. Wo are going very slowly; very cold. All well. "ANDRKK, ^ug. 17.." Unulli of 1. M. Wuntuu. < New York, Dec. la. -1. M. Weialoii of Grand Rapids, Mich., died here of Wright's disease and hear! failure. He was at onu time 11 httv partner of Dun M. Dickinson and was formerly chairman of lliu Michigan state Democratic committee, He was proprietor of tlie Grand Ruplils Democrat. This body will be taken to MudUon, Me., for burial. A|(Ult»t ll'» Tnliucdu TniBl, Lexington. Ky,, Dec. 12.—At a meet- Ing of the state league of tobacco growers, held here a utale orKunlgulloll was chosen to go ull ovi-r the state and organize cuunty leagues. The league U lulling active steps against the tobacco truat. This is the Ilrul meeting since Its organisation a few days ugo. |>»iu Uw) uo"»Uow with Dr. Miioi' Vftla 1'IIU. PEACE TRIOT Successful Termination of the Negotiations at Paris/! ±m DEWEY TO HAVE MOKE WARSHIPS. Afler MnUlnR n Survey at Olmin tlin ItonnliiKlo:) Will I'rocMil to Mniill« lo Join Ailtnlrul Mowny'it 'Hi|iin«lrnii—I'lill- Il|i|ilnn llimirRcnM Comiiol Tliclr Spall- litll rrlNOlirr* lo AVork tlKi llullilfl—I'n-l,;- <lc-nt Mi.-Klnli-y lo Vlull Culm. Paris, De<;. 12.—Thn treaty of peaco \VBB signed at 8:45 p. in. Paturany evening. Washington, Doc. 12.— Admiral Dow- cy's fleet will lie Hln.-ngUieiH'il shortly by the nililltlon of some serviceable gunboats. Tlie Ueiinlngtun, now at Honolulu, 1ms been ordered lo proceed to Guam In tlio Padrone group and make a survey of the harbor with a view lo the establishment there of a naval station. This done she will Join Dcwey's (leet. By that time or before the Helena will have arrived at Manila and the Concord and the Petrel, now cruising around In Chinese waters, will have reurned nial altoe'-ther the admiral will have 11 BUlIlcient force of tmnll vessels under his command to :arry out the president's policy respecting the Philippines, and to bring Into ilihmlgslon anv uf the islanders who ma} prove refractory, and to release iny Spanish prisoners held in confinement by the Insurgents. 1 Id t Mint Iti- Itnlllfuracil. The navy ilepartincnl Is now con- irinccd that It will not be practicable lo curry out a project it entertained at one time looking to the reduction of the lUnlted States naval force on 'the Asi- ntlc station, and has settled down to the conviction that the fleet must rather be considerably reinforced if the- attempt IH lo be made to maintain law and order In the 1.2CO Philippine Islands and still afford proper protection to the important interests of the United States along the great Asiatic coast line. The combined nnvul forces of Great Britain and the United States in these waters will largely exceed those of any other two nations In that quarter of the world. The necessity for maintaining a strong force in the east has brought the navy face to face with a very serious condition. Under the law passed to meet the needs of the war the terms of enlistment ot about 7,500 sailors will expire vlthln three and a half months, and the department is forbidden to reenlist them. .For Lack of Crews. The immediate result will be that nearly half the ships in commission will have to he retired from active service for lack of crews. Even at present two naval vessels, the Philadelphia and the Yorktown, are charged with the impossible task of patrolling the whole east coast line of the Pacific from Bering strolls to Cape Horn. Hawaii Is -included In their beat. Strong representations have been made to the navy department by prominent business interests looking to the reslablishment of the south Atlantic station as It was before the war on Ihe ground that United States Inlereates ore Jeopardized by the present hiatus, but the navy department finds Itself unable to do this unless congress enacts the legislation urgently requested by Secretary Long and by Assistant Secretary Allen for a general reformation and strengthening of the personnel of the navy. HAVE 40,000 PltlSONEHS. no Insurgents Coiupnl the Spnu- lurtltt to Work the Itontltt. Manila, Dec. 12.—The United States cruiser Raleigh, which left here on Dec. 3 under sealed orders, has returned. She visited Butangas to investigate the condition of southern Luzon, establish cordial relations, and prevent the smuggling of arms, several cargoes having been landed there. The cruiser found a local government established at Ba- tangos. The ofilclals, being mystified regarding the object of the warship's visit, refused to allow her officers to land until Aguinaldo had been communicated with. When permission to land had been granted tjie Americans were closely watched. Officers who strolled about the palace alone were escorted back to the place by soldiers. Several visits were exchanged and there was apparent good will In the reception tendered Americans. The Raleigh reports lhat the insurgents are armed with Mauser rllles, are well drilled, and they claim they have (0,000 Spanish prisoners, who are compelled to work on '.he roads, but who are otherwise well treated. 1'l'VKliltMit Going lo Culm. Washington, Dec. 12.—A report that President McKlnley intends to visit Cuba and Porto Hlco at the first favorable opportunity became known in the state, war, and navy department!) and was quickly made the subject of serious speculation among various ofll- :lals on account of the exceedingly Interesting questions raised. It was generally recognized that the president might naturally wish to make a personal tour of Inspection In those Islands as THE EXCEUENCE OF SYRIIP OF FIGS la due not only to the orig-inulity und Bimpliclty of the combination, liut also to tho care and skill with which it IB manufactured by sclfUtitlu j)rouci>uiis known to tlie CAUHOHNIA l'ia Sviiui- Co. only, and we wish to impress upon all the importance of purchasing the true and original rumody. As the genuine Syrup of Figs is nmuufautured by tho CALIFORNIA. Fio Sviiui 1 Co. only, a knowledge of thut fact will assist one In avoiding tho worthless imitations manufactured by other parties. Tho high standing of tho CALIFORNIA. Fja Syjtur Co. with tho medical pro/eusiyn, and tlio «atltifactloii whlcli the genuine Syrup of Figs has given to millions of families, makes the name of the Company a guaranty of the excellence of its remedy. It In far la advance of all other laxatives, as It acts ou the kidneys, liver and bowels without Irritating or weaken- lug them, and It (loon not gripe nor nauseate. In order to got its beneficial effuots, please remember the name of the Company — CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. *«» V9SUC. 9, T. loon us lie rntua njmrc turn- from press- Ing public bunlnopH, nnd that no vnlld objection could slum! nBalnst BUoh a tour nB he was understood to contemplate. J*|t*n Nf,t R Didder. Washington, Doc. n.—The rumor (tnrlPd by Setintor ;Cyle that Japan had offered *£00,0()0,OCO for the Philippines and that President McKlnley hnd Ihe offer under consideration In regarded here as one of the wildest canards let afloat by the antl-expanslonlsts to embarrass the question of the future of the Islands. Senator Kyle has declared his opposition to the treaty If it proposes the annexation of the Philippines, and he Is nnt likely to speak for the administration. The story has met With prompt and emphatic denial at the White House, (he stitte department, Ind the Japanese leicnllon. Dentlifl Among Tto >p*. Washington. Dec. 12.— Reports received at the war department show the following deaths among troops: At Bnnllnso da Cuba— David TUihl, Company l', Fifth United States Infantry, heart d!srns«. At f!asllda, Cuba, In Fourth Tennessee Infantry— Private John U Moonoy, Company E, menln- gllUi; Private John Parsley, Company L, pneumonia, and Private John Oold- rlck, Company K, meningitis, KttliHli* Vollliitrrri! Miintrrotl Out. licavi'nn-orth, K;ui., Deo. 12.— The Twenty-first Kansas volunVecrs, 1,200 men and oHirci'p, were paid ut Camp Wnlles by Paymasters Hparker and Canby and mustered out of service. It required Jluli.UuO-to pay the regiment >urHC l>lt<n at Sun Jiuui. San Jiiiui, l)i-<'. ]2.— Alias H!)«ii Af. Tower of MU'hlRun, a nurse In the hospital at Sun Juan, died on Dec. 9. Her remains huvi» hi-en emhalmi'd unJ will be shipped nurlh. Ol-il<-r<<il lu .M.inllM. Vallcjo, Ca 1 .. Dec. 12. — UnllfU States Kavul Cunstriictor Jlulim, statluiK-d ut Mare Isliind, has been notified to prepare to leave for Manila. <m,n<"j'T POUND Axi nilsnini; CullI,, King Hud Uten Visiting at n Itnncli Nfiir Ouruit^o. Kansas City, Deo. 12. — A dispatch from Chihuahua., Mex., says Glllett, the absconding cattle king, has spent the last ten days at the camp of J. M. Fisher, formerly a. Kansas friend of Gll- lett's. It is said that Glllett has been spending money lavishly In Durango and neighboring points and that Troxell has been with him most of the time. The Fisher ranch is qver the mountains sixty miles from Durango, and when Glllett went there Troxell remained behind. C. A. Schafer of Kansas City has succeeded In tying up several thousands of dollars deposited by Glllett In Durango, and has also gained possession of the fugitive's trunks left at that place. These proceedings gave the alarm and both Qillett and Troxell are again lost Btglit of. It is believed they have gone to Mazatlan on the Pacific coast, where they can secure passage to South America. They may have gone to the City of Mexico and thence to Vera Cruz, where they could get on shipboard. QUADRUPLE TRAGEDY. Terrible Orlmo Enacted ou a Farm Near 1'reunoil, Mlcll. Freesoll, Mich., Dec. 12.— A man named William Hitchings, a brother- in-law of John Hunt, a farmer, who lived about two miles west of this place, killed Mr. Hunt, Mrs. Hunt and their hired man, Thomas Hayward and cut his owij throat. Hunt and Hayvvdra were In the woods cutting wood and Hltchlnes splitting it when the latter struck Hunt with an ax, killing him Instantly. Hayward started to run but fell and was struck by Hltehings while lying on the ground, also killing him Instantly. Hitchings then went to the house and killed Mrs. Hunt by stabbing her In the neck with a Jaclcknlfe. After killing Mrs. Hunt, Hltchlng-s went upstairs and cut his throat from ear to ear and must have died at once from the way blood is splashed about the room. Estimates Tor Chippciru 1'ine l,Hn<lii. Washington. Dec. 12. — The committee on Indian affairs of the house decided to appropriate $45,000 to continue the examination and estimates for theClilp- newa pine lands In Minnesota, $10,000 to be Immediately available, but with the proviso that the work shall be finished in the current year. The committee also agreed upon appropriating $25,000 for the school for the Shevlet Indians In Utah. Commissioner Jones Informed the committee that he had not recommended the usual appropriation of $20,000 for the Lincoln schwol in Philadelphia because it was claimed the school was denominational. He also said that $106,000 would be necessary to carry out the provisions of the Curtis act for tlie Indians In Indian territory. Ttvn Trains In CullUlon. llenomlnee, Mich., Dec. 12.— The southbound und north-bound passenger trains on Ihe Chicago and Northwestern collided head-on a hundred feet from the Mcnomlnee Iron bridge. Tlie engines were badly smashed and the tender of the north-bound passenger train was covered by tlio baggage cur. A number of the passengers were slightly hurt und stimt! women fainted. 11. Hanrtt- hun, tlremiin of the north-bound train, was badly Injured and hud to be cut out of the wreck, Knglnccr Michael Klllian of tin' south-hound train w.is badly injured about the lu'ud. The authorities of 1*>9 "AiiBi.'li"*, Oil., have discovered a herd of caltlu on the I,os Kellz ranch that Is Infected with Texas fever. Dr.BulIs COUCH SYRUP Cures Pleurisy and Pneumonia. The best reinody for lung nffuctions. Kiuull doBOS. Price 3S ots. ut druggists. HOTEL MADISON, A L. DANlBLb, Proprietor. Second ind KMtoniti. A1IOD, III fllotf s Kerverme Pills Tbf greal remedy foi nervous prostration and all nervoui diseases of Ihe generally* or. l) AFTWTJireu. gam of tithe* iex« §uch as Nervoui Prostration, Failing 01 Icwt Manhood, Impotency, Nightly Emissions, Youthful Errora, Mental Worry, e* ctulvt ute of Tobacco or Opium, which lead to Consumption and Insanity, $1.00 per box by mail) 6 boxes for $5,00, Mom CHEMICAL CO., Prop'*, CMaiid, Ohio, •„ For sale by fl. H,,Wy8e. HOLIDAY GOODS WB »fo prepared to show a largo usonment of . , , of all klnda ftnd prjcefl> Lace Curtains, Porliers, Table Covers. Bent CARPET SWEEPERS made. Besides an Klognm Stock of CARPETS and Boom Hlzo RUGS. A.Neerman&Son. OVERCOAT SALE have Now is your time to buy an Overcoat Cheap. We 300 Men and Boys' Ovcrocats, f which we will sell for the next 20 days REGARDLESS OF COST. We must clear them out and it will pay you to come and price before you purchase. Model Shoe & Clothing Co. We desire to call attention to our -New FALL AND HOLIDAY GOODS, And invite you to inspect pur line of Beautiful Rocjk- ers, Parlor Pieces and Desks. Our stock is more complete and our prices lowet than ever'before. For good goods at low prices deal with the reliable and ol v d established furniture house of ( | J. SUTTER & S©Ni 210 W'. Third Street. FALL andWINTE 1899. The most complete line of Foreign and Domestic Woof" **4 ens for Suits, Pants and Overcoats, just re- * - * ceived. Style, Fit, Workmanship and 3 ^ Prices guaranteed. Come and i, ? < be Convinced before go- { ing elsewhere. s M. MORITZ, ; Merchant Tailor, 112 West Third st We Have an Elegant Line of WINTER SUITINGS for you to select. Also a handsome line of Men's Furnishings In Latest Styles. 203 West Third Street. J. Bauer & Sons a FURNITURE, Undertakers and Embalmere. Second Street.] Opposite City Hall. Alton, 111. Electric Power. We are prepared to contract for Electric Power at-Xoiv Kates. ' If you know of any manufactrer who s seeking; location ask him to correspond with us. ' Electric Motors can be used for running Elevators; operating all kinds of machinery; pumping water; in, fact any mechanical application. call on us for f-4g A • Incandescent Lights, Electric Telephone 93. "BREVITY IS THE SOUL OF WIT." GOOD WIFE, YOU NEED SAPOLI

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