Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on December 21, 1898 · Page 2
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Of***** «I jun potttive I would not be Brine today but for your wonderful remedy, Dr. Miles' Heart Cure. I Had heart disease four year* and doctors failed to help me. When I began taking this remedy I was unfit for anything, but for six months I have felt perfectly „ OR. MILES' Heart Cure If «old br ••" <lm«nrl»U on iraar»nt«e Brut bottle benr'flt* or tnoner back. Book on heart and nerve* sent free, Or. Mile* Medical Company, Elkhart, Iwt B» TTfB TBLBORAPH COflPAfT. WEDNESDAY EVK., DEC. 21. NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. ireti »** »» rtall dur»»tb« follow- ln» raw* for trmrtMt oottc*t la oar io<*J coins uft. tOc-esM. 1 c*n«. 81« to twrtT*le»ertl*«« * c»c!« RaTMor tcrntntTKO. nujrtnrr.—«0o»ct«p*r IneS fir»t Insertion, lad M oeutt per loot) for *w;b «bt*<jaetit lowr- tlOB. W p«rtot* flrtt most*, tl.K> p«r Inch neb Bomb UwrMtter. tl**r look for tfe«lntliu«ttio<) er lac* per lac* tar Mob nbMqi 9OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO-0 How to Do It. I If ron wiot to rent bo°*ea $ or room., If fon wiat to tell f'j- thlnj, If foo want to fltxl taj lo»t arUcie, Advertise in the Telegraph. Alton Conservatory. etffrtfcYenr. Third Term. Tec. lit. MMfe, Art, Bloartlw, Delurte tni SpecUl Stidlci. Wff AUo* B. M»r»h, Volc« ud Pltno. S«mln»ry itreet, Upper Alton, R. C. MILLS, Bmdfor Catalogue. 5ccoad itnd Alb 1 •U., Alton. "HOB80N the Klsaer" will be remembered when Ilobson the destroyer of the Merrimac Is forgotten. THE grip IB epidemic in New York. It i» spreading over the Eastern States. Fonr hundred students of Yale College are suffering with it. GOVERNOR Tanner la quite 111, suffering with the grip, contracted while in the East. He was unable to leave bis room in the Great Northern hotel, Chicago. Ibr III. S hurtlett School ot MUSIC AND ART. UPPER ALTON, ILL, W, D. ARMSTRONG, Director. tint ton btglat Sept. 22nd. 1808. For — mtal and Vocal Hud ~~ 8*n4 for r»ulom» tjrm D»CU» sept, zzna, M... __ OOVM in lutnuuntal and Toe*] Muilc, Eloou- H«*M!4Patatloc. - - ^ ALL WOMEN I A OBAKDHON of Brlgbam Young, the apostle of polygamy, la delivering addresses against the seating of Representative Roberts of Utah, because the latter has four wives. PRESIDENT McKlnley arrived in Washington looking fresher than any member of the party with him. He enjoyed hla Southern trip, and ei" presses the greatest gratification over his reception in that section. ACM Ttt, P«p«r« Incorporating the Chicago Oat Clnb were granted at Springfield Monday. The incorporate?* are: Mr». Inland Norton, Jennie Van Allen and Gertrude Estabrook. In rrwakfng of the clab Mr». Norton »sid: "We want, to inciurJe ia the roernbernhip all tho*e interested in c»t». A meeting will b* held shortly after the holidays and officers elected. We intend to work along a broad and humane line, and expect to include in our membership not only those who o-rn prize cats, but those who are interested in the feline family at large." Since ail the homeless and starving children and female- outcasts have oeen cared for, It is natural that these ladies phould have something to turn their Attention to, and they take up the feline race. It would now be In order for the Hobsoti kissers to organize a club, for thnpurpose of commemorating the event, and If poFsi- ble, extend the benefits to other callow heroes. Dorsey fuel Uo. have left Belle street and are now located at 314 Piasa street, (live them a call. Oi •H ft* paJn •BdtioJawMfroin whioh woman mffw b cauaod by WW&IMM or th» organ* of m»n»tru«tlon. No«rljr always ___ when • woman to not well theM orfiiu ar* affected. But when toy ara strong «n4 healthy t woman i* very «ekfc>m rick. Is nature'* provision for the repj- tatlon of the menitrual function. It cure* all "female troubles." h ti equally effective for the girl In her teens, the young wife with domestic and maternal cares, and the woman approaching the period known as the " Change of ufe." They all need It. They *r» tO beoefltted by it «r^$»^-^ lrte ' jtor"LiW The Cnatunoc MOfi,T«na. s THOV. I. COOPER, Tupelo, HIM., " "• r suffered from »er» li HUDSON Is continuing bis kissing tour threugh Kansas. It Is estimated that be "osculated" with at least 1,000 belles of the Sunflower State Tuesday. The Navy Department has ordered him to San Francisco, where he will sail for Manila next Saturday. FIFTY thousand people started lor the Klondike last year and only thirty thousand arrived. Each man spent a minimum of 9600 in getting there or in falling to do so. The cost was, therefore, 925,000,000, while the returns were not more than 910,000,000. WITH bis resignation from the army and return to civil life, Bryan, if be be wise, will take down bin neglected Shakespeare and read "in peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility." There is little hope of Bryan's "stillness ana humility." He will go on talking more copiously than ever, but ought to find the bole of a new political issue to bark Into. Levl Darin, Solicitor for Compl'ti. MASTER'S SALE. •tatoot Illinois, county of Madison, 88. to the Circuit Court, October term, A. D,, Albert Wade, Mary 8. Wado, Stmael Wado and Carolina B. Wade, v« Henry C Prloat, I W. Penninffton, Jacob MaKulrq. Charles sod Thomas Dlmmock. In Chancery. „ fltlon . Notice I* hereby glron that by virtue of a de- or*e of ssld court, made at tho October term, A, P., 18(6, In the above entitled oauae. the undersigned, Master In Chancery of earn court, will seU at public vendue to the hlghoit and beat bidder, for cash In band, on TUESDAY, THE THIRD DAY OK JANUAHY, A. D., 1800, ; the hour of ten o'clock a. m,, (at the north Dt door of the City Hall building In the oily of m, the following described real eatate, •Uu- In the county of Madison and State of 1111- i, to-wltil south halt of lot No. eight (8;, In block ' . . , No, twelve ll'i,) Alton City Proper, In the city OfT Alton, county of MatllHon and State ot 1111- AT last there is a response to President McKinloy's query: "Who will pull it (the flag) down?" It came yesterday from Congressman Williams, In the House of Representatives. He said Lo would "pull it down," and ho was applauded by his brother Democrats to ;the echo. It is jostbuch [sentiments that will defeat Democracy two years hence, and give it as unenviable name as that won by it thirty-five years ago. _, the welt forty-two and one bait OMot No. six (0) In block No. twelve (12), " 1ty Proper, In the city of Alton, county ion, and State ot Illinois. No. thirty-four (ill) In the town . . , county of Madison sad State of Except the railroad rights of way said block. eret. compliance with 'ho above torms and rovalof the master's reporter nalo by irt a deed or deeds will be exocutod by lerslgoed In confoimlly with said de- J01IN P. MoOINNIS, Master In Chancery. THE opposition to the ratification of the treaty of peace baa fallen through in the Senate. Home Democratic papers give the credit to Billy Bryan, but Billy discovered that opposition to that measure was unpopular, and ao came out In its favor. The manly, dignified addresses of President Mc- Klnley, showing that It was the duty of the nation, after having destroyed the government of the Philippines, to give the Islands a better government, that baa mode public sentiment almont solidly in favor of taking contiol of those islands' There Jbaa been nothing more fair, nothing truer than the president's statements oti this matter. America cannot escape Its responsibility ezcopt by shirking, and the number of Americana who wish to act In that way is not large. President McKlnley la entitled to the credit for presenting arguments In favor of annexation that no one ao far has attempted to controvert. Cbriitmat Green*. Cbrittmaa treee, Christmas greens, holly, mistletoe and cut flowers should be ordered for Christmas now at Krug's floral store, M'Pike bld'g. Small Pox and all other contagious diseases have no terror for those wearing a magic medicated disc, for adults and children; price M cents by mail. Agents wanted.—The Sennete Co., Alton, III. Gun and lock repairing done by Hubbel.—Jarrett building, e. 2nd st. UPPJE^ALTON. Quarterly examinations are going on at the public school this week, and will be finished Thursday. Friday will be devoted to the Christmas programs prepared in the different rooms. Several of the teachers are planning to attend the State Teachers Association in Springfield next week. Mrs. Lonlaa Davis, of St. Louis, is visiting Mrs. Maggie Oaborne. There will be no lecture this week at Sburtleir in the Friday Coarse. A large aadieuce assembled in College Chapel lest night to bear the dramatic entertainment and musical given by the Sigma Phi Society. The progam consisted of "Sweethearts'" a dramatic contrast, and "Lend Me Five Shillings," a farce. In "Sweethearts" Mr. Harry Spreadbrow (W. W. Dudley) comes courting Miss Jennie Northcott (Miss Lillian Warnack 1 who in maiden perversity flouts his honest love and sends him to Inria, where he all but forgeto her existence. Hetnrning 30 years after ho finds her a broken bearted old maid but true to her flrst love. Touched by her long devotion, some of his old passion for her revives, and the play ends with the lovers reunited for life. The minor purtu of Ruth, the.maid servant, and Wllcox, the gardener, were takan by Miss Kloise Burnapand O. 8. Abrams. "Lend Me Five Shillings," Is a ball room farce, giving the adventures of one Golightly in his attempts to borrow five shillings to hire a fly in which to take his lady home. The leading parts were taken by Misses Rutb Hanna and Etnehvyn Coittenden, and Messrs. W. L. Kline, A. W. Sherwood, T. H. Fitch, A. J. Hoag and H. W. Johnson. The mnsi- cal part of the program was delightful. Mrs. J, P. Wbyte saug "Le 8e- rau," Prof. Armstrong played, nnd a chorus of eight voices from the Dominant Ninth nang two selections. Mr. W. M. Kingsbury, a professional whistler from St. Louie, was present and bis artistic renditio%of Schubert's serenade was met with a storm of applause. Altogether the entertainment was very .successful, and one of the best of Its kind ever given in Upper Alton. Only 3 Days to \mas! WE LEAD IN EXPORTS. Pon't dt'l«y anr.thcr minute in making your pelfftionn for Xtnas from our two beautiful stocks. Uemember you can find something suitable for everybody at The United States. In 1898 Strides Ahead of England. GREAT GROWTH OF FOREIGN TRADE «> Slmll f.Miort Thl« Vrnr More Ihnii HI. anil,iHIO.lKit! nf ' IlomrMIr Mrrrhftiifllftc lunlntt Kcpnrl* From tin- I nltril Kingdom of I <•«. Than 91.1 III.IHMI.CKHX HELP IS AT HAND PPE'S CHINA STORE, | 110 West 3d»l. j TOY STORE, 317 Belle it. (lard Spring Wheat. "Cream of the Earth," 31.00. ALTON ROLLER MILLING Oo. Coal. Hard or soft coal at E. J. Lookyer a office at quarriea. Telephone 1594 JFor Rent. My 7-room house in Middletown, Steam heat.—U. 8. Nixon. Oo to M. Morllz'B for your winter head wear. The largest stock and laled ftyeH. Hard and Soft Coal. Delivered to any part of the city. Telephone 213. Wic. FRIES. Mend broken dishes with "Climax" Glue Cement. Druggists and grocers. For a good shave, hot and cold bath go to Maul & Hall, Plasa at. Fresh Baltimore oysters, cranberries and celery just received at Stanton & Yeakel's, 2nd and Market. The only place to buy OillospleOoal is 814 Piasft street.—Dorsey Fuel Co, ANOTHER IDOL DESTROYED. HOTEL MADISON, A. IN DAMBLSh Proprietor. •«MO<aMlMMaitl. Alton, ill r M. MAHONEY, N$UKANCE AND REAL ESTATE MR SALE. toabl* Molt dw«UJof ID room on mng' " i-room frini Oft VMl lint of Kilo ttTMt. Blf mouM m frame dwelling on BlnC * XdvudirjU* Orouuu|. i bnok dwuilni, oor lu tn4 itnm.1 BUM KCatbwBit of BrUbtoo. tort bflokitore. Mo. Jll Bella •£! Wt.Jirni, «o64 brfok 4wtUlnf tad IO.(ttB«U*lt, •••»SnS?ifen»i trut* iwtlUnt, oor. Alby •UU (toMt.kMrtk ol Bl«f it Uritbtra Allgeld gad Harrison. Mayor Harrison, of Chicago, has had his boomlet for Mayor iuilated for several months. Ills recent victory in throttling the fifty-year extension street railway franchises has added considerably to the inflation Inside the boomlet. Dx-Oov. Altgeld, who bates Harrison with an AJtgeldlao hatred, announced Tuesday that he would be an independent candidate for the same offloe. In noting the ex-Governor's Intentions! a telegram from Chicago says: "The Municipal Ownership and Chicago Platform Party was born today. Ex-Qov. Allgeld named It. Tbe nominating petitions, which will be circulated in his behalf tomorrow, will contain tbe new party name as a caption. The ex-Governor said tonight that It Js bis Intention to Iguore tbe regular organization of tbe Democratic party and refuse to ask the Democratic city convention for a nomination for Mayor. 'What lathe use of any citizen going before that convention?' be.aaked. 'The work will be out and dried long In advance of tbe time It meets. I am going to ran for Mayor and I will be the candidate of the Municipal Ownership and Chicago Platform Party.' " Altgeld intends to destroy Harrl- eon's change* of succeeding himself, and the Mayor recognize* this iuton tlon, lie My* be will be a candidate In tbe spring, and this la equivalent to ft nomination, for be holds the party machinery in bin grip In that city. C ii lit a 111 Slttnliee'n Story of Illll An• lioiiy ami l In- Mnlnv ICiplonlon. Cnptuiti Si«»bi.'0 IIIIN destroyed another Idol. Ho IIIIB naiil Hint tho story u« ari«- imilly printed (limit Hill Anthony, the marine mintliml nt hJH cabin iluur on tho Mninu wan "xliglitly oxiiKKoriiturl. " 'i') lu jiojiular lniproi>Nloti is that Anthony went into tl»o oahln of hia uuptain, HH- luted him with militiiiy preuiiiiou niifl in u culm, ofliciul time unnouiiued, "Tliu uliii) IIUH boon blown up, air, and is Hinkinn." Whoniiipou Cnptalu Si«H- bu» WIIH roprvHiintod to hnvo returned tbe miliito niifl said, "Aye, nyul" or words to (hut effect. Thu cuptiiiii IUIH allowed thin version of tho iuuiduut to reuiafn unoorrtotujl, but tho fuuts «ru that whan thy explosion occnrrod he was sitting at |,J H futile in tho cabin writing a lottor to ills (lan^htcr. Blinultuucounly with the shuck the lights w«ntout, uud he found himself not only In uttur darkness, but submerged in u stilling eloud of emoko. Thu vessel bad ouroonod so much that it was dilliouU for him to walk upright, and to usuapo tho smoke ho crept on his hiiiiils and knees until he found thu door. Then lie proceeded in a eiuiilar maiinnr along the pussugo to tho duck Uoforo ho reaohod tho open iiir lie fell over tho body of Hill Anthony, who was partially stunned by tho shock, uud whuu liu askud whut had happened tho lutlcir replied in very union tho lan- guago above quoted, "There him boon uu explosion, sir, and J think uhe is sinking." UlgHbeo andhiH Kontluel then crawled oat together and found them- ndvea unliariiied. —William K. (Jnrti* lu Chicago Jteoord. Hard Spring Wheat "Cream of the Earth," 34OO. ALTON ROLUSB MILLING Co. EOWAROSVILLf. Business men of this city certainly deserve to be classed with the species of animal which is equipped witb scales and flns. To use a colloquial term they ara easy. Every scheme that comes along is received with open arms. Firdt was the beautiful utrs Granger, who cut a swath with her seductive manners. She had not been gone long when E. R Williams appeared from gome point in Southern Illinois. Mr. Williams gave out that be would conduct public stock sales here once a month and solicited advertlnementa from merchants to be placed about the border of full sheet bills whioh were to be scattered broadcast over tbe country. He collected 93 apiece from 16 flrma and left Thursday night for Stauntou, His smoke bad not vanished when a man soliciting ads for the border of a calendar appeared and ho too had no trouble in soaking 20 bu8ine»9 men for various sums, W. S. Plummer is back in Edwardsville talking canning factory. He was here a year ago with the same plan but thesro was |no water supply and he abandoned it. The new plant is intended to have a capital of 84,000, one-eighth of which has been pledged. Mr. glummer was the promoter of tbe canning factory at Venice. Depositors of the delunct J. A, Prickett & Son bank gathered in the County Court Saturday in large numbers. Judge W. P. Early had set that day for tho hearing on the report of Jujgo Jotin G. Irwiu, who was sent west to look up tho bank property about Spokake, and also of the assignee's reply. There has been much feeling over the manner m which the assignees have discharged their duties and spine of this feeling bubbled over during the proceedings. One of the creditors who suspected another one of favoring the side of the assignees, openly accused him of the fact. The discussion became heated and the accused struck his accuser in tbe face, slightly scratching him. The latter drew a knife andpro.ared to defend himaolf but bystanders interfered and the incident passed with out serious mishap. Assignees Tra- vous and Giilesple will this week pay out their third dividend, one of 18 per cent. Mrs. Mary Cotter will leave this week for a visit with relatives in Chicago. At 1:45 o'clock Tuesday afternoon the pumps at the station at Poag of the Edwardsville Water Co., were started for the first time and the work of Illling the pipes began. Wm.Shaw, of Leclaire, foreman of the machine shop of the Nelson Co., had charge of tho initial trial, which was a success in all respects. The water tower will be completed in two weeks. Khcuinaclam uurea in a Day "Mystic Cure tor rheumatism and Nouralgia, radiodlly cures in from 1 to 8 dayb. Its action upon tho system is remarkable and mysterious. It removes at once tho cauuo and disease Immediately disappears. The flrst dose greatly benefltB, 70 cts. Sold by S. U. Wyss, Druggist. A'ton, III. Don't bo persuaded into buying lin- rnontB without reputation or merit— Chamberlain's 1'aln Balm costs no more, and its merits have been proven by a test of many years. Such letters as the following, from L. O. bag- ley, iluenemo. Cat., 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 nnd swelling. Hold by M. Marsh and 8. H. Wyss. Our cxpcHs of domestic rocrcbaixlise In IHfifi will amntint to over f 1,200,000,000. Tho United Kingdom will export domestic m<;rcb«ti(?iso Valued at loss than $1,140,000,000. Our foreign traclo in the pn*t three yearn has grown by leaps aud bomidf?, while Knglnnd's has be«n at n ntnndstill. and the United States treasury aud English board of trada return*! at tbo end of December •will show Hint tho place KuglAtul hns en long held as the greatest exporter of domestic products hag been taken by tho United (States. Kight years ago, when England ebipped to foreign countries her prndnctH to tuo value of 01,280, 758,(M3 (thn world's high water mark), wbilo our ilomentio exports amounted to lint $S45,nuH,003, it did not seem possible that before tbo end of the de-cade America wonld outstrip Eugland nud take her placn ns Iho greatest exporter of homeuiado prodnctH. Onr advance, considering tbat iu tho middle of tho decade we passed through one of tbo most disastrous panics ia oar history, has been wonderful. November's export trada broko tbo record. Tho treasury department bureau of statistics' preliminary figures for tho mouth show that our exports of domestic merchandise amounted to $127,483,407, exceeding tbe record of December last by $4,330,384. Including the few exports of foreign products our exports hist month amounted in all to $129.783,512. The December, 1897, record was $125,053,861, while tbe record prior to that was $117,185,826, made in December, 1890. Tbo November exports fbow nu increase of over $13,000,000 over those in last November, while tbe increase UTBJ the November exports of three, years ago ia over $42,000,000. Sir C. T. Ritchie, president of tbe English board of trade, in a epeecb bo- fore tbe Croydou chamber of commerce tbo other day, calling attention to tbe critical state of tbe foreign trade of tbe kingdom, elated that while in the period of 1891-7 the exports from France bad increased 1 >£ per cent, those from Germany, Holland and Bulginm 12% per cent, and those from the United States 18 per cent, the United Kingdom's exports had fallen off 5 per cent. Up to the end of October the English exports for the year bud fallen off £2,600,000 ($13,000,000), wbilo the imports bad increased £14,000,000 ($70,000,000). He attributed the wonderful increase of our export trade to tbo development of our natural resources and said tbat our tariff was in a large part responsible for the decline of England's, export trade. Tbe United Kingdom's exports of ber owu products last year amounted to $1,138,941,015, while our exports wero valued at $1,079,834,294. Thu British lead of $170,000,000 in 1896 was enf down to $60,000,000. We are not only going to overcome this $00,000,000 thia year, but we will lead the United Kingdom by from $00,000,000 to $90,000,000. Tho.British total will probably bo a little less than last year, while onrswill be between $1,200,000,000 and $1,225,000,000.- Our domestic exports for the 11 months of tbo year wero $1,098,089,130, uud a December total as low as tho lowest December record in years would bring tho year's domestic exports tens of millions of dollars iibove •-Engluml'B. Our excess of exports this year will reach remarkable figures. November not only broko the export record, hut made » new record for a mouth's excess of exports. While the exports were nearly $130,000,000, tho imports were only $52,109,500, the exact excess of exports buiug $77,673,952. If the De- comber excess is up to the average, the year's "balance of trade" will come close to being $000,000,000 in our favor. Last year we thought $360,000,000 a grunt record. The wonderful progress of our export trade in this decade is apparent from a glance at this table: Excess Exports, over Imports. 18(10 JS67.502.548 1801 ero.coo.iuo l&K! 938,420,080 1803 870,108,781 1SU4 825,102,248 18116 824,6«0,la« 18W) 1,005,843,241 1SW 1,OW,7K807 1S1I3 *1,280,UOO,000 •Estimated. Exports of foreign merchandise ore included in tbe table. They are insignificant in the United States, seldom amounting to $20,000,000 in a year. For the 11 mouths of the year the total exports from Iho United States were $1,117,681,1(19, an increase of over $243,000,000 over the corresponding period last year. Witb the new record for merchandise exports iu 1898 will come a now record for gold imports, and a remarkable record for excess of gold imports over exports. The record of 1880 is already swept uway. For the 11 months of the year the gold imports were $14 9,3 90,870, aud the exports $14,975,316, an e.vusa of imports of $1H4,4S.'1,054. Tho silver excosB of exports for the 11 months wan $22,048,108. In previous years whciu our export trade has risen to abnormal figures Europe haspuid its debt largely through tho iuureote of its enles of merchandise to tho United States, Now wo One ol the Worst Disease? Km^n to Mtii? Overcome by Modern Sci<mc. . 5 r?at cUr.Rpr of rnntrarl'ru' <'iat> %! .'^ or BriK,:' ^ IWHK-, two nf the most t^rnM" *?•',!• !"•'" thut have f><wi ImiwM "n mur.lnnii. Th* rr.r^.ii for th»»iirll(»»t »!««>». s« well »< t!i- «.ir«t •-»«e».om-> that will rusvif ihc ki '^'y ? tri w'i'"' iK-nlth, i. MormVt'!». Then- yp!."»-!e!» should hpulcon whon tho M' * nch^a, or wh«n hMdschi-K.'-hllll'H'i", lo«* of rnoruy or pulclr, nr)n«tlr.K thf ki-lnf-v* ar" out of order. A r~:-ent r-iw of thortir* of shin a*fr,i .Hs.-aKc t>r Morrow'* Kld-ne-oidn l-ithsl of Mr. Austin B. Askew, empiorfd at tho B!? four Frolcht offlw. Alton, HI., whosnrs: "About ten years *K'i 1 hi1 » sr-verc sp«ll of Inflammation of the ot pntlrelr wil. I was ith urltury •'tronlcr fr«- ijar-nt dls<-h»rges att«-ndrJ with .1 burnlni? j"n- nitlnn. I was especially trouWfd at night. tt«T- InK to ret tip rtrp or Mi times every nleht. 1 suffered wl'h a l«m» back all the time, anil sometimes so Md that I coiilJ not attend to my work. Last spring I wn» particularly b«il, anil my health was completely broken down; I wna partlcolarly bad, and my health »n> completely broken oown; I read about Morrow's Klu-nf- old« and thougnt I would clve them a trial, ns they were weji recommended, i took alto^ftfi | ertwo boxes and w«s surp.lsmj at the K.KX! they did me. They did not only cure the lame bark *nd urinary disorder, but they built me UP •o I felt like a ni-w man. I have cn)oy«l t-ood henlth ever since, and feol confident they have cnred me entirely. I procured them at 8. H. Wysa' drug store. " Kld-ne-oid» are Yellow Tablets (notpll'sland euro kidney ailments, nerrona- ess, etc. Uver- l»i are small red pellets and cure constipation. Kld-ne-olds 50 cts; Llrerlai l'i et« at druggists or mailed by John Morrow A Co., Chemists, Springfield, 0. tndnevs «nd I nev-r pot pntlrelr wil. troubled constantly ' There is a Class of F'eople who are injured by the use of coffee. Recently there has been placed in all the grocery stores a new preparation called QRAIN-O, madeof pure grains, that takes the place of coffee. The moat delicate stomach receives it without distress, and but few can toll it from coffee. It does not cost over ,'4' as mncb. Children may drink it with great benefit. lo« and So' per rackage. Try it. Ask for GRAIN O. A Giant Nerve Builder. The Mystic Life Renewer Is the most powerful nerve builder known. It absolutely cnres all forms of nervous diseases and weaknesses no matter how aggravated or of how long duration, such as neuralgia, nervous prostration, nervous paroxysms, St. Vitus' dance, palpitation of tbe heart, physical and mental weakness, debility of old age, etc. Sold by S. H. Wyss, Druggist, Alton. For Rent. Three room dwelling with cellar. No. 424 East Fourteenth street. Apply to Wm. Sonntag. How to Prevent Pneumonia. At this time of tbe 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 core a cough or cold than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. \Ve have used it quite extensively and it has always given entire satisfaction.—Ola- gah, 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 and la grippe, we have never yet learned of a (single 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 cent, sizes for sale by E. Marsh and 8. H. Wyss. Bean th» Signature of fto Kind You Hare Always BougM S. F. CONNOR Real Estate, Insurance and Collecting Ajent. Itlcor Pl4«&a BulHIit; snJ Lo»a I Anaool-ttlon »LTON, ILL. R. R. EXCURSION RATES. 142,188,703 07,480,705 00,859,887 148,769,307 83,190,789 824,257,085. 857,112,204' •000,000,000 Cl EDUCED Ratea •^ resorts now ID e and connections. to Southern and Western effect via Ihe C. 4 A. R. R. HOLIDAY EXCURSIONS— Via Ble Four at 1 * very low rates. Tickets good going Deo. 23, 21, 25, 20, 30 and ill, and Jan . 1 and 2. For In- , . . formation, ticket* and rates call on G.H. Hamilton, Ticket Agent. CHRISTMAS I8SB--NEW YEAR 1809-For the ** above tho C. & R. R. will sell eiournlon tickets, at law rates, from Alton to all stations within 200 mites on Deo. 24, 2T>, 20 and 31, 1S98. and Jan. 1st and 2d, 1899. Return limit Jan. 4 VMAS AND NEW YEAI4 KATES—The Bur'* llngton Route will soil excursion tickets Deo 24th, 25th, 2dth3i8tand Jan. 1st, and 2nd, to points within a radius of 2fi" miles a', one and one-third fare for tho round trip. Return Imlt Jan. i, '99.—J. B. Thomas, Agent. M unters' Rates to specified points In Alabama, • m Arkansas, Kentucky. Michigan (lower peninsula), Michigan (upper?, Mfssleelppl, MIs- elourl, Minnesota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin, via Big Four. For Information and tickets call on G. H. Hamilton, Ticket Agent. The C. 4 A. R. R. Is arranging a series ot • winter Tours at low rates to Cuba, Poito Rico and Jamaca via Tampa, Florida. All quarantine restriction against the Island of Cuba have been raised and the regular lines of Ocean transportation will t ave ihelr vessels in service at an early date. Xmas Dress Goods. Fnr pfrsonil need, or holiday thought, this stock is ad- tnirablv ready. Time was when Dress Goods were pushed remotely b.ick to give prominence to trinkety. stocks. Now the ncceptablen.'ss of a dress pattern is go lerally manifest. Linens for Gifts. Of course! What more acceptable to any dainty house- ke< r/er than a Linen Table S^t. We've gathered largely of exquisite damask's with napkinsto match. Beautifully and most moderately prices. Special Towel sale for the holidays 20 dozen t ringed h.emstitched Linen Damask Towels worth %y. Special holiday price China for Gifts. There's an overflow stock of China made up of pretty decorative pieces]that make acceptable holiday remembrances. Dainty dishes bon bon tea sets, etc., ^ to $j. 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 9" to Si.ijo each. Holiday Furs. The showing is the most varied, we've ever gathered Wonderful indeed the beautiful Collarettes lor $2.50 to $15.00. Children's sets Si.q;o to$j. Blankets. Are you seeking a gift for a house keeper? There is warmth attached to the remembrance of a gift. Blanket. Beautiful Wool Blankets $$ to $12. 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 "SUIT" 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 good Coats that are good for you to buy. Low prices eloquent of economv. H +A.WUTZLEg* M^^fL w W •••••••••DBMM m The Outfitter. 633 East Second Street 11 MLS ARE GETTING HARD. NOW IS THE TIME TO 5AVE nONEY. GOING OUT OF SHOE BUSINESS. WANTED! To California and Oregon.—The C. & A.R. R. 1 runs weekly tourist sleeping car excursions »t very low rates, personally conducted every Thursday, leaving Alton at 0:50 p. m. running via Kansas City, Bait Luke City and tho Scenic Line. For rates, reservations and full pa'tlcu- lars apply to 0. G, Morris, Agt., Alton.'oi'lc, OIlllK ID 111 to III wt'ch Chris llul . f ,\ I'll, Mini a in I \\'lll IIIMK Illol'l var. i n Kuile In Hun Ml tlli> lull Hii iir ih-xt din, lit Nrwjiiirl , IIIU-Sl i,f |||c Manslli Id in un «• N"ll, c-lly. :i fill III. ulll I,,, i il ill Nnlri. ll.'i i-l •lililli- Ills 111 ill i.'I I W. A. I IllllVfl't •r t iu> this 1-ltynMllH. lioiml till! unit (arrlt'i IIMKll.K? |(, llutlfr. UK lln- il lirl- I vision III' WUH Mimltiir the ra- Itouue^tho tor j pld liver, Biitl cure Ulllousuusn, sick I headache, Jaundice, nausea, liidlgosf tlon, eta. Xhojr are lu- vuluubla to ijruvimt u cold or break up u fnvor. Mllil, gvntlo, curtain, they are worthy your I'onllduiiru. J'uroly vvuutublo, they cull lie taki'ii hy clilMivn ur ilullcutu women. lvh:c>, ZV, ut ull lurcllrlnii ilttalurs ur by mull tif (.'. ). Jlouii A Co., Lowell, MUH». 80 much aependB upon the purity of the blood Uttc by U&lOR Hood's Bar- isparllU many different dlceoaeg are cured. . WE WILL QIVB YOU A $4 WATCH If you will BUOW our iiuU'katlnn to your friends Wo don't want you to toll Hum anything. Tut. watch U matte by a well-known American llrir.i, In IwosUss. olilldroni 1 und adult*', nlcjiel or gold-plated hunting nare ard fu'ly gunrinteed, Band a ponfe forp»rUisui*r , Overland, M PtrV How, New York Clljr. Mr. 0. M. Ulxon, a well known iner- chant of I'kmsant Hldge, Fulton Oo., Pa., baa a little girl who In frequently threatened with orow|>, hut wtien the llrdt Bvinptomx iippour, hla wife given her Ohatuherlaln'a Uough Kumudy, which always affords prompt rollof. The 28 and GO cent nl/,ue (or Bulu hy E. Maruh and S. If. Wysa. Many People Cannot Urmk ooffee at niuht. It upoiU their eloop, drink GRAIN O when you please and Bleep llko a top. For UKA1N O doea not mltiiulatt; It nonrlaho*, ulieora and fueda. Yet It looks and tuatoa llko the beet coffee. For nervous iioreoi g, young people and children GHA1N-O lt> a perfect drink. Made from pure grains, Qet a package from your grocer today. Try it In place of ooffee. Ifio and Mo. iiro increasing our exports to unheard of dimensions uud ut tbe BUHIO timo cat- tint,' flown our imports. Tbis year our iuiportH will bu over $100,000,000 leua tbnu livst year. — New York Sag. now s TDIB i We offer one hundred dollars reward (ot any case of catarrh that can not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.—F. J Oheuey & Co.. Props., Toledo, O. We, the undersigned, bave known F. J. Cheney for tbe last 16 years, am believe him perfectly honorable In al: business transactions and financially able to carry out any obligations made by their firm. West & Truaz, Wholesale Druggist*. Toledo. O.; Waldlng, 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, 76> per bottle. Sold by all druggists. Testimonials free. The Burlington BThroui-a Car Service—Pal 1 aoe Sleepers and Chair Cars (seata free) to Kaunas City, St. Joo, Omaha, Denver, Billings. Rook Island, Dubuque, Cod or Rapldtt, St. Paul and Minneapolis. Tourist Sleepem to Ban Fran- olaooand LOB Angeles, California, Portland, Oregon via Denver and Salt Lake City, every Wednesday. For rates, routes, etc.. call or address J. B. Thomas, Agent. CHRISTMAS and New Years excursions. A ** rate of one and one-third faro for tho round trip, tickets on sale Dee. 34, 26, 20, ill, 1808, and Jan. 1 and 2, 18U8, Umlted to return Jan. 4, will be made between all St. Louls-Puo.-la Lino (C. P. & Ft. L R. n.) stations. Minimum selling rate 6Uo. Through tickets from and to ronneotlnz lines will bo sold. Get full particulars from C. P. 4 at. L. agent. •DiwVoTiT:™ W)tb sma11 feet > 81ZBB 2> @ 3 i 3 >J up to 6 to call and see what FINE SHOES we are offering at $1.75 a pair. These Shoes are made of the finest Dongola and Uenet Kid that formerly sold for <3.50 a pair, but as tie sizea are small we are closing them out at $i 75 a pair. Tbis ia a chance In a life time. First come, first served. Come early to avoid the rush. In addition to this groat Bargain we bave 768 pairs of Ladies' Blgn Qrade Shoes that formerly sold for §2 50 to 3.76 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, at this great sale of irresistible bargains. Also a job lot of Men's and Boys' Fine. Russian and Viol Kid Slippers at a sacrifice. This is worth investigating. All kinds of Ladles', Gent's, and Children's Rubber Boots, Over Wdoes, 8. A. Overs, Storm and Croquet Rubbers, greatly reduced In prices at ibis sale. r PFIEFFER & BAILEY, STAR SHOE STORE. OHO Or. 'HNKUVH Piawruui for Hl'INAl/ ll driiggliiU mill 'om After hearing tome friends continually praising Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, Curtis Fleck, of Anaheim, California, purchased a bottle of it for his own use and I* now M enthusiastic over Its wonderful work aa anyone can be The 26 and 60 cent sizes for sale by 1!!. Marsh and 8. H. Wyw. Cor California Tourls B—The Burlington Route * has weekly tourist sleeper excurnlons, personally conducted (by a Burlington Kouto Agent) overj Wednesday f om St. Loula, and Thursday from Kansas City and Be. Jouoph to Los Angeles and San FranciHco. 'fho route la via Denver, Scenic Colorado, Salt I,ak» City with tlH per cent sui shine throughout tlm year, Ask your Ticket Agent, J, U. Thomas, for nartlou- hrs. Momoaeokora Kxcurulon • * via Hltf Pnn rvtn nnnnllln/l -. ai very low rates via Big FouiUo spaolllod p< lots In ™ Id; i Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indian Ter- iltcry, Iowa, Kansas, K— ' ... Mlohli Itcry, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky,' Louisiana, oIlohlgBn, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota,Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Boulh Dakota, m — - "—- Wisconsin and eilo Nov. 16tb, ASVU, u ,*/, «(Hii. o-t\i\ i-uu. i ti. March, 7-10, for full Informailoo apply U> G. II. Hamilton, Ticket Agent. uumu, uregon, Bomn Carolina, Tonncssue, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming, Tickets will be on « Deo. 0 20, Jan. U-10; Fob. 7 21, AMTDY I These tiny Capsules nro superfoi 1 to Balsam of Copaiba. f\ Cubeb8orln!ect!onsand(M]Dy] CURE IN 48 HOUBSXlj/ the tame diseases without! inconvenience. Homisoekera' )3iourolon«. —-Upon certain 1 'dates ot October, November and December, tbe C. it A. will soil excursion tlukeU at greatly reduced rates to points in Alabama, Arlzura, Arkansai, Colorado. Florida, Ouorjila, Idaho Indi MlS nortvj»iujiu»,oui _. . M, Utah, Virginia, Wlacondri and Wyumliig. The roduotlon* In rates are of sufflnlont Importance to merit the attention ot prospective .rtvoltm. For particulars call on O.ti. Norrls, I'lcket Agent DR. wporrs 1! U. S. NIXON, Thoy overcome Wonkm-sn, li - rcigulurliy uud innlM.|,-.i/,, ii, crouKo vltor HIM'l/anKli "I.UHH, of Uicmstruutlon." They urn PATHFINDER DEPARTMENT. 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