Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on December 19, 1898 · Page 2
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Alton, Illinois
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"Could Hot JL40 on " BV THB TBLBORAPH PRINTING COflPANV. cians cine* «Fo* three yews I goffered from 'tease. Could not lie left side, had dfc*y nd at time* my heart skip a beat. Phyd- and proprietary meoi- faikd to do me any but three bottles of luW Heart Core made me a healthy man. J. 0. Vandeiree, Cornell, III. 77 DR. MILES' Heart Cure li sold by all droKlnta on an"""**? •tit bottle benofJU or money bock. iSJkon heart and nerve. •«"*'«* Or. MtlM Medical Companyjilkhartjinft U.S. NIXON, Atchttect, and Superintendent Piftnii and Bpeclflcatlons for Work Accurately Furnished. OFFICE OVER AtTON BAVINO8 BANK M. MAHONEY, NSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE MR iALH. ITwo-iton double brlok dwelllnf 10 room* "JJuilOttweit line of Main atreet. Big money i One story f-roont flnests. efaru, welling, i and farm, Brighton. e ft. ck dwelling and Jots and S tores of Ui 4-room frame dwelling, oor. Alb) rnVt. roof dwelling, Boturnwutor puf- , lota OB State itr«e(,|nortb at BlnB it on Dry itreot. y a-rooniMaedwalUnCi large bara all aoriaot land, North Alton. « (am three mllei north ot Upper Alton on Hat ton atreet, 80x110 eaoh. m frame dweUtog', Highland Park. Mtory brlok building i,w. oor. lib and Plait «t*l and boardlBff honM. Mow ftrameTwelllM on lib It. .war R»rai Pi sALL WOMEN yfisn-TOrmi of • »31 th» ptla •nditoimMtfrom which woman •uffw ta Mined by wetkntM or derang«m«nJ hi th* OFfUM Of menstruation. Nearly »rway» when * woman U not well that* orjtiui arc affected. But whoa th«y art itrong and healthy a woman 1* very leldom rick. litutur* 1 ! provision for th« regulation of the menitrual function. liourM all" female troubles." It b equally effective for tho girl In her teem, tho young wife with do- tneitlo and maternal cares, and tho woman approaching the period known as tho " Change of Life." Thoy all need It. They aro aO bonellttod by IU «" 0 Vet «*rk» If ea»u iwjulrinr W«eU Araottani. «*dr«M. ttvlnir •ymptemi, jKr"Ii!loV Advisory Cxpirtrjunt.' 1 fta ChTtUnoon Medtelo* Co., Chttta- M0|», Twin. TNOfr. 1. 000PM, Tuttto, HIM., HIM "MMltUriti1l«r*dhani»*rrlrrMylar •ml Mlmul minitrimUoii and MHM.Btt rtllivt h W MOMDAY EVE., DEU. 1». NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. For the rear IMS we shall ohsrge ih« follow- IngwUs for transient notices In our looMool- anlM i FIR trn*. SlrvHelnwrtlon.. wjJSg 1 Three to flre Insertions J "•!{•• Biz to twelteInsertions 5 oenis. TiuiWMKT.-BOoonup«r Inoh »ndll oenu per Inch fore»oh Mb.eo.uent loser"»per Inoh nrtt month, II.(0 per Inoh etch month thereafter. LI(Ut ADTIRTIIINO 11 Mr Inoh (or the flr«l Ineertlon. an* 50 oenti per fao* lor eaoh iabeea««nt ln«ertlon. any- If you or roomi, If you want thing, If you want to Ond any lost article, Advertise in the Telegraph. THKKK was a pleasant Incident when the American commissioners called at the office of M. DelcaBse. The French Minister of Foreign Affairs showed them the table on which the Franco-American alliance and the treaty of 1798 had been signed. The call was a parting one by the commissioners on M. DeloBBae, who had extended many courtesies to the commission. NEWS has just come from Major McDonald, who Is at the head of an expedition from the south, which shows that the last link in the British chain "from the Cape to Cairo" Is complete. The Major has established stations all the way northward from Uganda to Lake Rudolph. He Is now about [to descend the Elver Sobat, which empties into the Nile.aud make his way toward Fashoda. The expo- dltlon has effected a big stroke In the way of establishing British claims to an enormous territory. Talking One Way and Acting Another. The following words are attributed to the Czar of Russia by W^T. Stead, of London, the well known editor: "I look out over the world; J study our civilization and I don't find it very good. I see nations all engaged In seizing, or trying to seize, all territory not yet occupied by European powers. I look at the results. They don't asein to me to be good." The Czar, In his action of continuously grabbing territory, and talking against It, reminds one of the temperance lecturer who told of the evils of Intemperance In glowing words, and In order to show bis audience a frightful example got gloriously fall after his lecture was over. There Is no nation today, nor for the past fifty years, that has so persistently grabbed all possible territory as that over which the Czar presides, and there is no nation, unless we except Spain, whose civilization and morals are at so low an ebb. forward, he took up the responsibility and pushed It vigorously. Now that there are weighty results of the war pending, like the true man that he l», he proposes to meet them courageously and perform them to the best of his ability, recognizing the duty he owes to the people whom this country has freed, HS well as the country itself. How different this spirit Is from Representative Dodcery's (of Missouri) who said "Goll darn the Philippines"; (or Representative Orosve- nor's, who said: "I wish the Philippines were at the bottom of the sea." Compare Mr. McKlnley's words with the expressions above referred to: "We have entered upon new paths. We are treading In an unexplored field, which will test our wisdom and statesmanship. The chief consideration Is one of duty; our actions must be controlled by it. No settlement Is admissible which will not preserve our honor and promote the best interest* of all concerned. With a united country and the gathered wisdom of all the people, seeking only the right, inspired only by high purposes, moved only by duty and humanity, we can not err. We may be baffled or deterred and often discouraged, but flnal success in a cause which is alto- nether unselfish and humanitarian can only be deferred, not prevented. "If, following the clear precepts or duty, territory falls to us and the welfare of an alien people require our guidance and protection, who will shrink from the responsibility, grave though it may be? "Can we leave these people, who, by the fortunes of war and our own actp, are helpless and without government, to chaos and anarchy after we have destroyed the only government they have had? After destroying their government it la the duty of the American government to provide for them a better one. Shall we distrust ourselves, shall we proclaim to the world our inability to give kindly government to oppressed peoples, whose future, by the victories of war, Is confided to us? "We may wish it were otherwise, but who will question our duty now? "It is not a question of keeping the islands of the East, but of leaving them. Dewey and Merrltt took them and the country Instantly and universally applauded. Oould we have brought Dewey away without universal condemnation at any tlma from the first of May, the day of his bnhant victory, which thrilled the world with its boldness and heroism? Waa it right to order Dewey to go to Manila and capture or destroy the Spanish fleet and dispatch Merrit and bis army to re-enforce him? If it were duly to send them there and duty required them to remain there, It was their clear duty to annihilate the fleet, take the city of Manila and destroy the Spanish sovereignly In the archipe- lego. Having done all that in the line of duty, Is there any less duty to remain there and give to the inhabitants protection and also our guidance." r Only 7 Days to Xmas! Don't dflny another minute In making your selections for Xmas from our two beautiful stocks. Hemember you cnn find nome- thing suitable for everybody nt HOFPE'S CHINA STORE, 110 West 3d gt. TOY STORE, 317 Belle st. All forms of scrofula, sores, boile, pimples and eruptions, are quickly and permanently cured by Hood's Sarsaparilla. Camera I>l*<M>vcrs a New Cornel. Special prvrmrntloiiH woro iimtlo nt tho Ynle i.ltnervntory on Prosjioct hill iu Now Havun to photograph tho recent motoorio showers. Four ciunerns wore got Biid plutes WMO exposed for three hours ouch night. No Rood picture was obtained until Nov. 2!.', when tho sky WOH clear. After developing tho picture Dr. Chnse, tho astronomer, noticed a peculiar locking star, .surrounded by a sort of nebular ha/.o. This iiu at once suspected was a comet and telegraphed to tho Harvard observatory and tlio Lick observatory. Tho astronomeis there ou looking over thuir pictures of tho mote- orio shower found the eunio peculiar looking star and agreed with Dr. Chaso that it was n comet. Dr. Chaso says tho comet is abont twice us far away as tho snu and is moving rapidly toward the earth. When tho comet was discovered ou tho picture, it could not bo soon through the telescope. Tho camera focused ou the samo spot for three hours cnughl it. — New York Journal. l*vl Pavli, Solicitor for Compl'ta. , , MASTER'S SALE. •Utool Illinois, county of Madison, 88. In tut Circuit Court, October term, A. D., I W«d«, Mary 8. W»de, Samuel Wade ..•cllne B. Wade, vs Henry C Prtost, W. Pennlngton, Jacob Magulre, Ciurle« tad Tbomu Dlmmock. In Chancery. Is hereby gWon that by virtue of a de. _»ald court, made at the October term, »,, ISM, In the above entitled cause. slgTied, Master In Chano ry of said ill wU atjTubllo vendue to.tfie highest bidder, for cash In hand, on TUMDAY. THB THIRD DAY OF JANUARY, A. On Io90| hour of ten o'clock a. m., |at the north door of the City Hall building In the olty of i, the following described real estate, situ- In the county of MadUon and State of 1111- TO-W" ' W I & Pro wlttl thbulfoflotNo, eight (W Pr >,) Alton City Pro ityof Madison iw. In block r, In the olty itate of 1111- forty-two and. ona-baH all (fl) In block No. twelve (It), in the olty of (Alton, county ' Illinois ;r. ,u w*w vi State of I" Wo. thirty-four (84) In the town mty of Madluon and State of the railroad rlghti of way li with (he above terms and t muter 7 * report nt a*le by ir deeds wUl Be executed by .... ild de- ._JNNI8, In Chancery. •**•(• TBL MADISON, Take It Out on Columbus. The Incident which occurred at Qranada, Spain, a few days ago, in which the women of that town stoned the statue of Oolumbna, because, said the irate females, "if OoluinbUB had never discovered America, there would have been no America to whip oar nation and humiliate us. Therefore Columbus was the author of all our recent troubles, and we will show our disgust and contempt for him by atoning his statue." Philosophizing on this act of the Spanish women of Granada, the New York Tribune suggests that William Jennings Bryan (Ool. Billy) Oarl Sohurz, Joe Bailey (of Texas) and Senator Vest (of Missouri) meet in New York and follow the example of the Granada women: Says the Tribune: "Now, If our anti-ex- pansionlsta would take this hint we might be happy all around. Columbus ia as much the author of our troubles as of Spain's. He had no business to come and discover ua and lead the way for a nation here that hasn't sense enough not to grow. He might have known that we would not be content to remain a string of Atlantic Coast settlements, but would insist on spreading out and breaking the heart of Mr. Vest, Mr. Bryan, Mr. Sohurz and Mr. Bailey. It was an Impertinence for him to interfere, and downright unkind. His atatue ought to be atoned, perhaps drawn and quartered, and the aatl-expansionlsts are the persona to do It. They feel very bad. They cannot atop the country from expanding any more than their mothers could stop them from growing out of knickerbockers; but as the mothers probably comforted themselves with a good ory over the first trousers which their babies wore, so they may reluctantly take it out on old Columbus. Let Sentor Vest, Mr.J Bryan, Mr. Sohurz and Mr. Bailey assemble at the Eighth avenue circle in Central Park, and atone the statue of Columbus. Probably the circle could be exclusively secured for the occasion, and all trolley oars and other bitter reminders of progresa and expansion except the statue of the evil genius of expansion be banished from sight. There the anti-expanalonlata mlgbt work off tnolr aorrow, and when tired of the exertion go into the park and eat peanut*. Then they and everybody elee would be happy—or as happy aa anybody oan be in a world which obeya a law of growth and expnnslon, and In which things will not stay put even to please old foglea. "Women ot Granada, we thank ye for atoning Columbus i Ye may be the oauae of the soothing of weary hearta." TM Conitry'i Duty. The following paragraph from an addreaa delivered by the Prealdeut at Savannah, da., la evidence that the Chief Executive ia a oonaolentioua, brave man, one who ia not disposed to shirk reaponalblHUea. The war waa not of Mr. MoKInley'e making, bat when it appeared to be hla duty to go Try the Best, "LaBelle," «4.00. Don't be persuaded into buying liniments without reputation or merit- Chamberlain's Pain Balm costs no more, and its merits have been proven by a test of many years. Such letters as the following, from L. G. Bagley, Hueneme. Cal., are constantly being received: "The best remedy for pain I have ever used Is Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and I say so after having used it in my family for several years." It cures rheumatism, lame back, sprains and swelling. Sold by E. Marsh and S. H. Wyes. How's This l We offer one hundred dollars reward for any case of catarrh that can not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.— F. J. Cheney & Co., Props., Toledo, O. We, the undersigned, have known F. J. Cheney for the last 16 years, and believe him perfectly honorable in all business transactions and financially able to carry out any obligations made by their firm. West & Truax, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo. O.; Walding, Kinnan & Marvin. Wholesale Druggists. Toledo. O. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Price, ^5f per bottle. Sold by all druggists. Testimonials free. Th e loo gorge that formed in river between the 8»ony point at Wftt- son's crusher and the long snntlbnr opposite has moved down the river aoont 1CO yards. The movement began Saturday afternoon and several times tho big nines of Ice, miles In extent, moved in Its reelstUss oor.rRO, pushed on by millions of tons of IPO above, and tbo rising waters of the river. The power that w«s htliiiul the front of the gorge wns plainly nhowii by the rammer in which great furrows of tho white mass wan piled up»p on heap, as any obstruction wao encountered. Not much udvanco was made Saturday its each time the gorge moved it was for a distance of only a few feofc. Tiio strength and thickness of the ice that spans tho river was well shown by tho ilrmiiusn with which the main gorge held and refused to give way entirely. On Sunday tho movement bogan iigiii', the river having risen from molting suowa mid local rains. This time tho Hue in tho river gave n stranger impetus to the force behind tho gorge and the vast area of white floated oil the points that, held it and pushed on down the river a distance of lOOynrde. Great ravines jwore torn in tbo sand bars and ridges of ice woro piled to a height of twenty feet in some places, The immense force moved slowly and irresistibly until a thicker and wider part of the gorge stranded iu tho narrow opening and came to astund. Hard and Soft Coal. Delivered to any part of the city. Telephone 213. WM. FKIKH. Trading Mamps After Oct. 1 we will give trading stamps to. cash customers.—Dorsoj Fuel Oo. Lindley & Dickinson, ijentiflto, Nis- betb bldg., opp. Olty Building. Personal. Mr. J. T. Tartt, of Edwardsville, spent the day in town on business. Mr. Robt. McOlellan has returned from a protracted business trip in tho west. Mrs. Oannell Is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Leslie Weston, at Fay otto- ville, Ark. Ticket Seller R. E. Bassett of the B'.uff Line and Burlington, is confined to his home by illness. W. N. Danvera, of St. Louie, was a visitor at the home of Mr. D. Miller, yesterday. Mr. 8. H. Gregory has returned from LouUville,"Ky., where he visited relatives for a few daya. Mr. Wm. Huskinson, Miss Jenuio Huskinson and Mr. E. B. Merriwether attended a funeral at Shaman, yee- terday. HELP IS AT HAND, One oi the Worst Diseases Knr«n Overcome by Atodern Scunte to Whnn tlin common dymploms of *i<tncy trouble «.-.• neglected tlin m •'•Iran MilTorer la n Kn-nl d»n K «r ofconiriiciMna t'mt' pl "J? r .," r ' g ^.? aueiiiic, two of the most inrrlWo ntn '"tlotis th»t liavo l>ccn Imr-oi™! "n nmnklml. Tho remedy for the ciirlli>»t Htnucs, mi well an the worst cnaen.oiio that will restore the kidneys to souml Health, N MtHToJv'n Thoio yellow mlilctf should I'o tnki-n wlion the linck action, or when hend.iohcfl, chilliness, loss of enorny or pain In iirinntliiK show thnt the klilnej-a nro out " A r'eri'iit case of the cure of Uilt awful dldoaBO by Morrow's Kid no-olds Is tlml of Mr. Austin H Askew, employed nt the Big Four Freight office, Alton, 111., whoflnyn; • "About ten years airo I hn'l a severe npell of Inflammation of tits kidneys and I never Rot entirely well. I wna troubled constantly with urinary disorder fre- mient dincharKeB fittnndoil with n burning Ben- Ballon. 1 wns especially troubled nt night,har- 1ns to pel up five or six tlmon every night. I suffered wl'h n lamo buck nil the. tlmo, and sometimes BO bid that I could not attend to my work. Laot spring I was particularly bail, and mv bentUi was completely broken downs 1 w«8 particularly bad. and my hoalth »a completely broken uown; I road about Morrow's Kid -no- o'ldiam! thoiiKiil 1 would Klvo them a trial, as I her were well recommended. I took allogoln- ertwo hoses and wns nurp.lsed nt the good they did mo. They did not only euro the lame birr'k and urinary illnonler, but they built me up no I felt like a now man. 1 have enjoyed (food health over since, and feel confident they have cnred mo autlroly. 1 procured them at 8. II. WysH 1 drug store." Kld-ne-oldB are Yellow Tablets (not pll'sland euro kidney ailments, nervous'osa, oto. Liver- lax are small red po'leta and euro constipation. Kld-no-oldsMctsi Uverlnx 211 ots at druggists or mailed by John Morrow & Co., ChomlBts, Hprlnglleld.O. After hearing some friends continually praising Chamberlain's Colic, Oho'lpra and Diarrhoea Kemedy, Curtis Fleck, of Anaheim, California, purchased a bottle of it for his own uae and ii now as enthusiastic over its wonderful work as anyone can be. Tho 25 and CO cent sizes for sale by E. Marsh and S. H. Wyss. 0-- Mr. 0.11. Dixon, a well known merchant of Pleasant Ridge, Fulton Co., Pa., has a little girl who is frequently threatened with croup, but when the first symptoms appear, his wife gives her Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, which always affords prompt relief. The 25 and 50 cent sizes for aale by E. Marsh and 8. H. Wyss. (for Rent. My 7-room house in Micldletown, Steam heat.—U. S. Nixon. Hard Spring Wheat "Cream of the Earth," $4 00. ALTON ROLLEB MILLING Co. Dorsey Duel Co. have left Belle street and are now located at 314 Piasa street. Give them a call. Go to M. Moritz's for your collare, 15?, two for 25«, for your cuffs, 25? pir pair. The best for the money. Dow to Prevent Pneumonia. At this time of tbo year a cold is very easily contracted, and if left to run its course without the aid of some reliable cough medicine is liable to result in that dread disease, pneumonia. We know of no better remedy to cure a cough or cold than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, ^ye have used it quite extensively and it has always given entire satisfaction.—Ola- gab, Ind. Ter. Chief. This is the only remedy that is known to be a certain preventive of pneumonia. Among the many thousands who have used it for colds und la grippe, we have never yet learned of a gsingie case having resulted in pneumonia. Persons who have weak lungs or have reason to fear an attack of. pneumonia, should Keep the remedy at hand. The 25 and 50 ceuc sizes for sale by E. Marsh and S. H. Wyss. UPPER ALTON. Mrs. M. G. Payne, of Toledo, O., is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Boyd Lathy. David Wyckoff, of Jerseyville, visited friends here yesterday. Miss Lauretta Murphy is expected home tomorrow from Fulton, Mo., to spend the holidays. Miss Lucy Foulou, a Shurtleff student, spent yesterday at her home in Bast St. Louis. Emil Vogelpohl Is reported seriously ill. Rev. W. H. Bradley preached in the Presbyterian church at Uarllnville, yesterday, the pastor of the church having been called away by the Illnees of a parent. Mr. Carl Jackson filled the pulpit here in Mr. Bradley's absence. Frankle, the 4 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Roche, died Sunday morning after a short ijluess of croup. Funeral services were held at the house on Seminary street at 2 o'clock this afternoon, Rev. G. W. Waggoner oflloiatlne. The interment took place at Oukwood cemetery. The (Methodist Sunday school will bold its annual Christmas program Friday evening in the church. The Presbyterian and Baptist Sunday schools give their entertainments on Saturday evening. The funeral of Mrs. Mclutosh, of East Alton, took place in the Oak Wood Cemetery, where the interment took place. Rev. Wm. Rboads Is home after a short stay in Kane, 111. It Is reported that Mrs. Ellen Harrison and family will leave their farm north of town and settle iu Upper Alton. The public school closes Friday evening for the Christmas holidays, and opens Jan. 3. Constipation, Headache, Biliousness, Heartburn, Indigestion, Dizziness, Indicate that your liver Iu (jut of order. Tim best mi'cllrlno to rouse the liver und 1'iiri' ull these Ills, Is found hi Hood's Pills 'K> cxMits. Sold by ull uiedloluc duulure, DR. MOTT'S They overoomo Wcuknc'sa, li- rcBUlurlty auil uuilaBluna, Increate vigor Biid bunlnh "|iulnn ot moniitruattou," Ttioy uro "Life Savers" to glrla at vrbtnaubood, ftldluu o( orxanu unn „ now n reiakdy for women tauulu Oauuov do liarin— Il(u beoouum u niean- uia. |l p«r box li} Mill. tarSold I.; drutrgUU. OR MOTT'8 CHEMICAL CO., CltwUMI, Ohio For sale by 8. B.JWyw, A DAINTY FKliNCH UOWN OF Cloth Gown for Home and Street. The costume here roprcanutod la for general wear, and combines elegance of appearance with simplicity of making. It comprised a simple gored BkTrt and fancy waist, and Is made of red Venetian cloth in combination with red and white striped cloth ot (be same variety and black velvet with red ground. The skirt ilia closely about the hips, but Hares wide at the hem, the liwre beginning about sixteen inches from the bottom of the skirt. Only thin crinoline should be used as interlining, elm a tho ripple effect of the fulness will be lost. The skirt, as shown, la entirely free from trimming, but readily leuda Itself to any of the prevailing braid, lace, or satin corded garnitures. The fulness of the back la folded Into lar«e pleats, which meet closely on each slue and conceal the placket. The bodice Is smooth titling and seamed in centre of back, where the stripes meet ID a succession of downward-turned poinU. Toe trout is slightly loose and opens over u vestof wlilt« Mlrecourt laco. The CLOTH FROM HARPER'S BAZAR I wide graceful revera are rounded and extend from the shoulder seam almost to the walbt line. A circular ruflle or the velvet (with black nap and a red warp which gleams through it) finish es the edges of the revors, and ores i- iiiK the upper sleeve meets tbo Hit velvet trimming aoiom the back. Where tljd rover* meet a knotted velvet bow is fastened, tbeendt) of which are hidden under the narrow pletod belt. The olaep of tbo latter In of red enamel, The sleeves are comfortably small and (Utedtotbearm. They are finished at the wrist by a succession of vertical, cordllku tucks, and four smull red glass buttons, and A shaped velvet llarlug lower cuff is lined with wliite silk. The proper out ot this gown ouu be obtained paly with the use of the cut paper pattern furnlsbed by //itr- per'* Dasar. To make It for a medium sized person would require 4 yards of Venetian cloth, DO Inches wide; B yards ot atrip- ed cloth, 80 Inches wide: 1) ( ; yards of velvet) and 3u yard ot lace 20 tuolics wide, Many People Cannot Drink coffee at nitrhfc. It spoils their sleep. You nan drink GRAIN-O when yon please and sleep like a top. For GRAIN-O does not stimulate; it nourishes, cheers and feeds. Yet it looks and tastes like the best coffee. For nervous persons, young people and children GKAIN-O ia a perfect drink. Made from pure grains. Get a package from your grocer today. Try it in place of coffee. 15o and 25c. A Giant Nerve Builder. Tbo Mystic Life Eenewer is the most powerful nerve builder known. It absolutely cares nil forms of nervous diseases lihd weaknesses no matter how aggravated or of how long duration, such as neuralgia, nervous prostration, nervous paroxysms, St. Vitus' dance, palpitation of the heart, physical and mental weaknese, debility of old age, etc. Sold by S. H. Wyss, Druggist, Alton. Xmas Dress Goods. For personal need.or holiday thought, this stock is ad* mirably ready. Time was when Dress Goods were pushed remotely bjck to give prominence to trinkety stocks. Now the acceptableness of a dress pattern is generally manifest. Linens for Gifts. Of course! What more acceptable to any dainty housekeeper than a Linen Table Srt. We've gathered largely of exquisite damasks with napkinsto mutch. Beautifully and most moderately prices. Special Towel sale for the holidays 20 dozen fringed hemstitched Linen Damask Towels worth 35?. Special holiday price 25?.. China for Gifts. There's an overflow stock of China made up of pretty decorative piecesjthat make acceptable holiday remembrances. Dainty dishes bon bon tea sets, etc., ^ to $3. Kid Gloves and Handkerchiefs. What could be more appreciated than Kid Gloves or Handkerchiefs? We are sure you will find our assortment good. Ladies' Kid Gloves 85? to $2 a. pair. Misses Kid Gloues $i a pair. Beautiful Handkerchiefs 5? to $i.?o each. Holiday Furs. The showing is the most varied, we've ever gathered Wonderful indee i, the beautiful Collarettes lor $2 50 to $i?.oo. Children's sets $i.<;o to $3. Blankets. Are you seeking a gift for a house keeper? There is warmth attached T:o the remembrance of a gift. Blanket. Beautiful Wool Blankets #3 to $12. S. F. CONNOR Real Estate, Insurance Collecting Agent. I'lv. 3uiUHg »nj Loan A ALTON, ILL, and R. R. EXCURSION RATES. H omeseekcTB Excursions.—Nov. Island 15th and Doc. Oth and 20th, via the Burlington. N OTICR.— Tho ohenp excursion advertised by the C. it A. to Chicngo, Dec. 17, has boon Indefinitely postponed. DEDUCED Rotes to Southern and Western •< resorts TIOW In effect vU tho C. & A. R. R. and connections. H OLIDAY EXCLUSION'S—Via Blc Four at very low ratoB. Tickets good going Deo. 23, 21, 25, 20, 30 and HI, and Jan. 1 and 2. For Information, tickets and rates call on G.H. Hamilton, Ticket Agent. C "HEAP EXCURSIONS—To tho West, Northwest, South and Southwest will be rim via C. &A R. II., and all connecting on Deo. Oth and 20th. Return lira 121 days. Ferrates and full particulars apply to O. G. Norrls, Agent. C HRISTMAS 1808—NEW YEAR 1899—For tho above tho C. & R. R. will sell excursion tickets, at low rates, from Alton to all stations within 200 miles on Deo. 24, 26,20 and 31, 1898. and Jan. 1st and 2d, 18W. Return limit Jan. 4 X MAS AND NEW YEAR RATES—The Burlington Route will sell excursion tickets Dec 21th, 2Sth, 2<Jch3.stand Jan. 1st, and 2nd, to points within a radius of 200 miles at one and one-third furo for tho round trip. Return 'Imlt Jan. 4. '09.—J. B. Thomas, Agent. alourli 'Minnesota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin, via Bin Four. For Information and tickets call on G. H. Hamilton, Ticket Agent. T ho C. & A. II. R. Is arranging a series of Winter Tours at low rates to Cuba, Porto Rico and Jamaca via Tampa. Florida. All quarantine restriction against the Island of Cuba have been raised and tho regular lines of O. oan transportation will I avo ihelr vessels In service at an early da'e. I 'o California and Oregon.—Tho C. it A.R. R. runs weekly tourist sleeping car excursions nt very low rates, p'rponall/ conducted every Thurfcday, leaving Alton at f):50 p. in. running via Kansas City, 8a t Lake City and tho Scenic Lino. For rates, reservations and full pa tfcu- lars apply to 0. G. Norrls, Ag'., Alton. I 'lio Burlington sThro us .i O'ar Hervloe—Pal- aoo Slcopora nud Chair Cars (Beats freo) to KQUHJIH CHy, Kt. Joe, Omaha, Dtnvor, Billing*. Rock Island, Dubuquo, Codar Rapids, St. Paul and Minnoapolla. 'lourlstSlnenors to Pan Fran- claooand Los Angcli's, Ca Ifornla, Portland, Oregon via Denver and Halt Lake City, every Wednesday, for rnteu, mutus, etc., call or addrt'HH J 13. Thomas, Agent. C HRISTMAS and Now Years exournlons. A r;it« if onoaml onr-LlilrJ faro Cor tho round trip, tlokota on sale I'Juo. !!4, 26, 20, HI, 1HUS, mid Jan. 1 and 2, 1MW, limited to return.Ian. I, will bimado between all bt. Lonla-Poorla LI mi (C. P. & t. I, R. H.) stations. Minimum BO liny rate 5'Jo. ThroiiKli llokoi-s from and to connei'llnL' Jln»B will be cold. Get full paitlcu- lars from C. P. & dt. li. iisjent. F or California TourlB s—The Burlington Route lias weekly tourist sleeper excursions, personally ooi.ductodfby a burfington Routo Agent) uvcr> Wednesday f om Ht. Louis, and Tliur day fro n Kansas City and 8c. Joseph to Los Antuloti and San KranolHco. Tho route Is via Denver, Sc.enlu Colorado, Halt Lake (.Ity with US per cent sii shine throughout the year. Ask your Ticket Agent, J. U. Thomas, for particu- 1 rs. Wnmcsoekeru Excursion nc vory low rates >y ia Hig specified points m Alabama, trado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indian Ter- ilf ry, Iowa, Kaunas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota. MUslselpul, Missouri, Nabratku, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee. 1,'tah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Colo: ;lf r; , oming. Tickets will bo on sain Nov. 1Mb, . 020, Jan. U- 10 i Fob. 721, Maiuh, 7-10. Wyomin Deo. 020, . - . , For full Information apply to G. II. Hamilton, Ticket Agent. H omgiieekers' Excursions. — Upon certain dates of October, November and December, tho C. & A. wll uoll excursion tickets at greatly reduced ratus to polnis In Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado. Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indian Territory, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, IxjuUlanu. Northern Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Mlsseurl, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota, Tonnensoe, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Tho reductions In rates are of suniclent Importance to merit tho attention of prospective traveler*. For particulars call on O.O. Norrln, Ticket Aijont I'ATHP^DER DEPARTMENT. Thro* llbei or leu under thlihMilng! On* tin*, U oenti! thm d»j»i U o*nti| one week Hoentit tddiUoniUtlmM««»»r»te,oubdowi>, &TOCKIIOUDKK8 1 MBBT1NO NOTICE.-Ht. J I uuls, Di'o, 7, Iti'Ji Tim unriiul muotlng of »tQCl!hol<li!r« of Hfiitlnttl Minltitf Uoinpuiif for thoi'lwollonof Dl'vutara and tho transaction ofi-ucliolliurbutliiuiui a» umy oome before It, will'10 hiiiil at thuir ollloo (hotol,) Inujipor Alton, 111., on BaturUuy, January 7, I8vl), fi 1 until llo'olouk p. m,- A. 11. r'ullor, Sooy. UAI.K.--010 oil BiMT,- All In need of Hnrtllii» wood 0»D tut «ui'pl|f '1 by tnltii-Uonlnk No. it, IlllooU i i isoturr, M B»r load R - H 8ALB-A Kiru four rnllcn nortbwtit ol - -JtobC»T4,lt»i4ore(i. wu gn aore, Ifgr>* tlouitri uldreu U. A. Brown, or 11. 0. BfOf. Brighton or T. 0. Brown, A»»o», Ul. U« Overcoat Time! Is here. The crisp, cold air is lively enough to make you feel its presence. We are just as well prepared to "OVERCOAT" you as we have always been to "Sun" you Our high-grade Kerseys, Beavers, Chinchillas, etc, for $7.50, $10 and $14. No More, No Less. Are values that double the money would hardly purchase elsewhere. We have gdcid Coats that are good for you to buy. Low prices eloquent of economv. H .A.WUTZLEI?- JHL WWBHBBMBBMBnnHBHm 4MljiB^ w^^n ^^ ™» The Outfitter. 632 East Second Street TIMES AR[ GETTING HARD. NOW IS THE TIME TO 5AVE flONEY. GOING OUT OF SHOE BUSINESS. WANTED! 500 Ladies with small feet, sizes 2^, 3, 3>£ np to 5 to call and see what FINE SHOES we aro offering at $1.75 a pair. These Shoes are made of the finest Dongola and Genet Kid that formerly sold for 93 50 a pair, but as the sizes are small we are closing them out tit $i 75 a pair. Tbia ia a chance in a life time. First come, flrtt served Come early to avoid the rush. In addition to this great Bargain we have 758 pairs of Lndles' High Grade Shoes that formerly sold for $2 60 to 8.75 a pair. We are closing them out at $2 a pair. All kinds of Men's Fine and Medium Grade Shoes, all styles and widths, going at 6oc on the dollar, ut this groat sale of irresistible bargains. Also a Job lot of Men's and B^ya' Fine Russian and Viol Kid Slippers at a sacrifice. This is worth investigating. All kinds of Ladies', Gent's, Misies and OhilJreu'a Rubber Boots, Over Shoes, 8. A. Overs. Storm and Oroqut t Uubbera, greatly reduced In prices at this sale. PFIEFFER & BAILEY, STAR SHOE STORE. Licensed Ueneral Superintendent tud Alecoanldil Draughtsman. OATHNTS -To 4Dr porton wlihlng to obtain Lettert P«t«nt on ' iMltni, I wi flmoute drawlnii u>d ipvotnoatlopi and MM 103 W. THIRD STREET. Third Floor MW lUTenUom er ImprortlBMU J application! tor ptteatt*. THE HOLIDAY SEASON Is at hand at .Marsh's Drug Store. You will find Cigars, Choice Perfumes, , Hair and Cloth Brushe And many other and useful tiling*. beautiful

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