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&tate> of Maine* BV THB TELEGRAPH PRINTING COrtPANV. THURSDAY EVK., DKO. 22. ETHAN Allen Hitchcock, a prominent lawyer of St. Louis, hag been appointed Serretary of the Interior by President McKinley, and was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday. Three years ago I was all run down, weak, exhausted; had indigestion, constipation, and my system was debilitated in general. Physicians did not help me and I began taking Dr. Miles' Nervine. Now, I am as well as ever. ch» A. white, Cx-Treas, Stata of Maine, Gardiner, Me. 77 DR. MILES' Restorative Nervine is sold by all druggists on guarantee, first bottle bcnchls or money back. Book on heart and nerves sent free. Dr* Mtlec Medical Company, Elkhart, Ind. CAPT. Clark Howell, of Atlantfl, On., and member of the War Invest!- getlng Board, says there are no doubts of the ratification of the treaty of peace by the Senate before Congress adjourns. __ _ UPPER ALTON. Mrs. Jane Oriswold, the oldest colored resident of Upper Alton, celebrated her «3d birthday today. She was born in slavery, haa lived "K"> years In Upper Alton, and has been a member of the colored Baptist church BS years. During her slave life she wad sold twico. She was tho mother of If. children. Prof. 8. E. Swarlz will cpend the holidays in Newark, O. Mr. Cecil Mwnln left today for Pierce City, Mo., where he will spend Christmas. Messrs. Grant Worden aud H. K. Johnson are visitors In St. Louis. Prof, and Mrs. J. p. U'hyte left last night for Mrs. Whyte's home in Lake Geneva. Messrs. J. L. Pope and Christopher Iticti arris, of Kane, visited Mr. and Only 2 Days tote! GKNERAUIILES HMD Appears Before the War Investigating Commission. Till: TIUXSl'OIUATION OF HELP IS AT HAND Don't ik:!ny aiir.thor minuto in making your erlectioiiB for XmftB from our two beautiful stocks. GALLANT Oen. Joe Wheeler will not resign from his seat in Congress, at the demand of Bailey of Texai. The V ir t tii»h,*A u ii"."' •;-•-;Genera, says Bal.ey i, diseased with "Ro"'nf?I"j^on*^.V' him because he will not obey Bailey's " ' caucus orders. Wheeler has been a brave .and successful soldier in the late war, favors ezpanpion and Bailey does not. Alton Conservatory. Eighth Year. Third Term. Tec. l«f. Music, Art, Elocution, Delurte and Special Studies. MM Alice B. Marnh, Voice »nd Piano, Seminary street, Upper Alton, R C Mill S Second »nd Alby • ^^> ATftlLrfL.*/)* *!• Alt 114 " *i«., Alton, III. Bendfor CataloKue. hurtleti School ot MUSIC AND ART. UPPER ALTON, ILL. W, D. ARMSTRONG, Director. . *•"» b«gln« Sept. 22nd. 1898. For £ 1 «"/Vocal *fa»lo. Eloou- Send for cstalocn* Hobson" hasclosed his campaign of testing the ruby lips of the Bweet girls who meet him at various points. The "kisser" will sail for Manila on Saturday, and it is hoped that there will be at least fl.OOO duaky belles on the landing when Hobson arrives, every one of whom will demand a kiss. ANDREW OAR.VKOIK, the great Iron manufacturer of Pittsburg, has announced his intention of supporting Ool. Bryan for President in 1900. He caunot stand MoKtnley's expansion ideas. Carnegie is intensely opposed to the acquisition of the Philippines, but as he is an unnaturalized citizen of tbe country it makes little difference who ho is for or against. -ALL WOMEN t of nil th* pain •ndtlcknettfrom which women •uffar to caused tgr WMknea or 4er«ng«m«nt In 'ha organ* of mcnitrustlon. Nearly alwav« ___ when a womair b not wall theae organ* are affected. But when they are etrong and healthy a woman to very ieldom rick, Is nature's provision for the regu- tatlon of the menstrual function. it cure* all " female troubles." It to equally effective for the girl In her teens, the young wife with domestic and maternal cares, and tne woman approaching the period known as the " Change of Life." .'!> ***** requlrinr ipaetal «5>. HvlXg imstonu, -- Advisory Denartmant •' Olutunoopi Medina CoVCblSu- B0o(ftt ruin* THOfc. I. COOPER, Tupalo, HIM., Mm Win* COKNEUI/H Buss, of New York,who retires frem the position of Secretary of the Interior in President McKlu- ley's cabinet, has proved himself to be a most efficient, careful officer, and one whom the President can least afford to spare. He has been heartily In accord with the President, and retires now because his personal affairs need hia attention. Mr. Bliss haa al- waya been known aa a brainy, practical man ot affairs, who conducted all matters under hla care to a successful Issue. Had it been Alger instead of Bliss, tbe nation would have been much better pleased. THE grand jury of Judge Waterman's court, in Chicago, has begun investigating tbe charges of bribery in connection with tbe proposed passage of the fifty-year extension of street railway franchises. If the matter could be thoroughly sifted, no doubt some of the wealthy stockholders of tbe lines would find themselves enmeshed in criminal transactions. As it is, there is little hope of making disCDVeries that will punish guilty parties. There will bo a little stir, and possibly oome unimportant scalawag may be caught, or some Alderman whoso character ia below par may be still farther amlrohed. gone to Kalamazoo, Mich., to spend tne holidays. .Mrs, Jackson, accompanied by hor granddaughter, MissEthpl Huitt.wont to St. Louis yesterday for a short visit. Miss Bessie K»y will entertain hor friends this evening at a popcorn party. r The Chrifltmaa number of the (Mlene Iltmew Is just out, and is full of newsy college Items and good articles from the pens of different students. Under the efficient management of F. A. Thiele, the Review comes out on time ?. n ^J? fty(i 'i 8 own expensee-two thin«s it did not do last year. Dr. E. A. Stone, State Superintendent of Baptist Sunday schools, is in town visiting hla family. The funeral of Mrs. Joseph Scott was held at 1, o'clock yesterday afternoon from the home on Maple avenue. The services wore in charge of Rev. vV. H. Bradley, and aeveral hymns were aung by Misses Lilhe Brtimm, Ethel Stone and Mrs. Lee Ellis. Many friends and relatives followed the hoarse to Oakwood cemetery wliuro the remains were Iain to rent. The bearers were Messrs, William, Henry and John Oartwriijht, George, Henry and Harry Burton. Thefuno-'of Mrs. Lucinda Sargeant occurred yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock. A large number of sorrowing fiiends gathered at the homo where the services were held. Rev. O. W. Waggoner officiated and was assisted in the service by a choir from tbe Methodist church. The pall bearers were E. Johnaon, P. Hob- nef, L. Ehrlor, Capt. Wright, S. B. Uillnam, T. O. Emerson. Interment in Oakwood. The funeral of Mrs. John Drnry waa held at the family home yesterday afternoon in charge of Rqv. J. B. Webb A quartette composed of Misses Lola Brasher, Maida McCormick, Messrs. S. fc. Samnelson and L. Y. Starkey, sang a few selections;after which the funeral train moved to tbe eemetery where the remaina were interred. Tbe pall bearera were E. Mulaon, Ed Lowe, H. Knapp, J aH . Lowe, Q. K. Jonson and N. Lowe. A number of Upper Alton peopla attended the funeral of Mr. W. lames at East Alton, yesterday. Mr. limes was formerly a citizen of Upper Alton, and at one time village marshal. It Wn« Forr.inrilf, l!tn fii-nrr; <ionil W.-nMirr I'lPMiiliil. Mlglil lime Hccn , (trml l.i rill Sii|>|tlli« limiliM|nxl4- - KUo Tlu-rr i i.l Life — In,I Mi-ill- Uomembor you can find some, tiling suitable for everybody at CHINA STORE, I 110 West 3d st. i TOY STORB, 317 Belle si. tDWARDSVILLC. When you are nervous less, take Hood's Sarsaparilla. makes tho nerves strong refreshing sleep. and sleep" BtiBinesH men of this city certainly deserve t,o bo classed with tho species of animal wliicii is equipped with sciloa anil tins. To me n colloquial term tlioy are easy. Kvery ncbeme that comoa along 11 rccoived with open arms. Firot waa the beautiful Mrs Granger, who cut n swath with her seductive manners. She had not been gono long when E. R. Williams appeared from some point in Southern Illinois. Mr. \VilJiams gave out that he would conduct public stock sales here once a month and solicited advertisements from merchants lobe placed about the border of full sheet bills whicb were lobe suiiUered broadcast over tbo conntry. He collected ?3 apiece from idfirmn aud left Thursday night for Htaunton. His smoke had not vanished when a man soliciting ads for tho border of a calendar appeared aud he too had no trouble in soaking 20 business men for various SU111P. W. S. Plummer is back in Edwarda- ville talking canning factory. lie was here a year ago with the same plan but there was j,uo water supply and he abandoned it. Tho now plant is intended to have a capital of §4,000, one-eighth of which has been pledged. till: Plummer was the promoter of the canning factory at Venice. Depositors of the deluncc J. A. 1'rickett & Son bank gathered iu tbe County Court 8a turd ay in largo numbers. Judjro W. P. Early had set that LOT! Darin, Solicitor for Compru. ' MASTER'S SALE. Bt»t«of Illinois, county ot Madison, 88 to tbe Circuit Court, October torm, A. D. JpO&* rlary 8. Wade, Samuel Wado Wade. v» Honry C Priest, m, Jacob Matfulro, Charles ulmmock. In Chancery. KoYfojTiii hereby given that by virtue ot a de•?* *?£L 00 , urt ' mad e at tho October term, iV-.'r 8 ' J™ A" 0 , ab P TO ~ entitled cause, nrjlgnad, Master In Chancery of uald rarttufM.fr 1 • t JP ubu °. vendue to the highest •M but bidder, for cash In hand, on TUESDAY, THE THIRD DAY OP JANUARY, A. D.| 1800, !*.*•.{">«'• ?'t«n P'o'ook a. m.,|at the north ?SI ?'n he P'y," 4 " building In the city of the following described real estate, situ- £,«ie it county of Madison and State of 1111*••**•• t\ W*l,L , ' wJreJff. t mV ) fi 1 . ot 'JS > °lf u <8) - ln 1)Iook •'•ST'iSE?* 8 (1 V A . lto ? 9 ll y "oner, In tho olty ^SJi^" 0 "' oount y ot Madlwon and State of 1111- h f »«•* forty-two Bnd One half (42^) pt No. six (0) In block No. twulvn 1121 Ity Proper. In tho city of Alton, county ion. and State of Illinois. ' y look No. thirty-four (IH) In the town itloello, county of Madison anrl state of '"- -•"• ' ' of Illegal Union Labor Contracts. While the suit of Charles Holden VB. the Olty of Alton has not reached the Supreme Court, that body yesterday decided a case which bears strongly upon Mr. Holden's, and Is evidence that tho Council's ordinance that none but union labor employers can contract with the city will not be sustained In that court. The Council has ro. pealed this ordinance,and,as we understand It, haa passed a resolution for tho guidance of city offloials. But this too, is Illegal, according to the Supreme Court's decision. Here is the Court's decision: "In the oase of John L. Adams against tho Board of Education of tho City of Chicago, the court declares against a rule of the board requiring that only union labor shall bo employed by contractors who do work for the board. The court aays that there Is no more reason or justification for such a rule than there would be for a provision that no ono should be employed except members of some particular party or church." Notice. Pioperty owners along tho lino of Ridge and Fifth street paving, wishing to save interest, are requested to settle for the pavine on or before Monday, Dec. 20, X8«8. Don't lose your bearings"and go. ro Belle street when looking for Dorsey Fuel Co. They have moved to 314 Plosa street. Try HolPaJJuck Eye 5f Oigar Christmas Dinner. n T TT „.--.-,»-- omi nittee for the W. |J.. I. U. Christmas dinner have met with a hearty response from all cnllptl upon. Those they have faHed to see who wish to contribute, are requested to send their donations to the old post office room, city building, Monday by ten o'clock. Cash contributions will be received by members of KSl"? 6 ° r S 1 '?' ? ur 8 ef "5. treasurer. Tickets for admission will be issued and can be had by applying to Mrs Demuth, Friday, at old* post"offlo* room - __ COM. Automatic Sewing Machine $35. Never sold for less than SCO to. ton. Latest Improved. Did you oversee a lady who used an Automatic that would use any other? Call and them at Hapgood Plow Oo. and givos t i ay for the bearing o"n "tbo report of Judge John a. Irwin, who was sent west to look up the bank property about Spokake, and also of the assignee's reply. Thcro has been much feeling over the manner in which the assignees have discharged their duties aud some of this feeling bubbled over daring the proceedings. Quo of the creditors who suspected another one of favoring the side of the assignees, openly accused him of the fact. Tbe discussion became heated and the accused struck his accuser In the face, slightly scratching him. The latter drew a knife and precared to defend himself bat bystanders interfered and the incident passed with out serious mishap. Assignees Tra- vous and Gilleapio will this week pay out their third dividend, ono of IS 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 Edwardaville Water Co., were started for theUrat time and the work of ailing the pipes began. Wm. Shaw, of Leclaire, foreman of the machine shop of the Nelson Co., bad charge of tbe initial trial, whicb was a success in all respects. The water tower will be completed in tw*> weeks. AVasliiiiL'tnii, DC. i::. I.k-iiu n.iin ('"I- fim-l ilil-y. <;-ncial yhnftci's i hii f of PlalT, trstilK.'il before the «nr tiivi--.ll- Kntl»K ciiniiDls.iInn n.iu i -ruins tin- San- llflgo i nni)'.-ili;n Colonel Mi!>-y .-.-aid Hint while tlie (Xpoditlmiary 11 •- I wns lyiriK nt Ti'Mi|.-n !.-:-!t:r to the si net tie.' triidiis \\eif i;iveti every fru-lllly for 1'iitliitii; and shore prlvllest-s. lie told fie position.* of the lines i.f the t«n ni- inles lieliiie Sanllns" Mini f.nlil the iSl'iiniKh lines wore Eo conspicuous there- was no iiei-esplly for miy reeonnois- Fonte In foree. Io deterinlne them. lie paid there \vfls iu> doubt that therr. were Spanish sharpshooters between tilt- Spanish and Anierlean Hues, but IK.' wn» unabk- to find a slncle instaiu-e (if K|>nnlsh sliarpshooters llrlns on our hospitals In the rear or of their Urine on our flunks. He spoke of tlie two nille rntisc- of the. Spanish rilles, nml fleserlhlnp- the AmeMian pusUion on Snn Juan hill, .said It \vould have been far mole dangerous for the men to have been a half nillc in the rear tlinn to remain where they did. (.4 I ii4 > ritl >1 lies Tfstlll4^. General Miles took the stinnl next. ".Are you wlllln.t; to lie sworn." h.. was (iRkfii. "I think," was the reply, "that I ran say what I luivo to say without beini; sworn." (ienenil Miles was fortified with ,•» Inr/jo i>aekai;e of pai.'ers and had his ov.li stenographer. He gave his evi- denc'e In a. elear, unln sltutlns way anil went Info details regarding 1 bot.ii the Hanliago and Porte liico expeditions, 'lie opened by dc^erililnR the railroad coiifti«|on In Kctlinft (he war munitions to Tampa, jiointed to (he lack of government store lioufc fiiclllties there and said the ears at one (line were held bark as far as Columbia, S. C. He said when the tmnsports were loaded It wns found ImpoHsibte to put more than 15,000 men aboard and they were equipped r.s well as possible under the circumstances. "It was! most fortunate." he said, "that the transports had good weather. If I hey had encountered a severe storm the los.u ot life, or the Buttering at least must have been fearful. As It was, with fulr weather the men below- crowded In with the mules and supplies could pet on deck, which would have been Impossible otherwise." Mt'dlrnl Supplies Innileciinili-. The '-•'jmmisafiry stores taken, he said, were sufllclunt but the medical supplies were inadequate. He had left the loading except for general directions, to the corps commander, General Shatter. He found just before sailing that there were a number of pontoon boats being taken which would be utterly useless for the purpose and he himself had secured two barges from the owners there and had taken other steps, but the supply of such boats taken was very inadequate. "The expedition." he continued, "should have been furnished with launches, naphtha or steam, or tugs, for towing barges from the ships to the shore. We relied largely on the engineer olTlcers and the engineer department for these. In the second expedition to Porto Rico these were furnished but they arrived too late to render much assistance." He said before the first fleet sailed from Tampa estimates had been definitely made of the number of boats to be furnished tjie transports and the number to be furnished tlie navy to assist. The most cordial assistance, he added, had been promised on the part nf the navy. n'y pr re out One of (he Worst Disease? Knr-n 10 is Overcome hy Modern S6< iicc. When tli' 1 rorrmofl pyni}' 1 !'.!'"^ lilei lire n-Sl'--. !<-,! th'c eirel." urr'.'U -lander or (•iVi'rfl'-iinLr '' ln have Mpen impo'-'.^l "Ti m^nklM- f"r the earliest HT.'iicef, < nfiofl.om' Hint will re*!" h»nlth. Is Morron-'H Kl.lncol.5s. TI w-hen hprt'Ifl'-.tipq. ehiiiln' 1 '^. lof e rain In urln.itlnt,' rheu- th;it '.!x- kMn> ...-r order. A recent rns" of the run of t!il« nwf-!. ,ilS'-.i«^ by Morrow'p Kkl-ne-o!ds l« th:it nf Mi Austin U. Askew, employed at tho Big I'mir l-'n leht finiee. A P. en, 111., nhosnys; "AlHUit ten y.-'irs a (ro I l.nd n n.-vpre si'pllof InfUnimntion of II-.' Vliln«v< find 1 rrv.T itnt rntlrelv wi'il. I wm tivMiliW eonslanlly with urlmry nUonier fre- •liientdlnebaritcsattenrtoil with a ImrnlnK s-n Hatlon. I was rspp. ialiy tr»uMe<l nt nlpht.hnv- Irjg to cet np live ur '•U IIMICH f-ver> n!j:ht. 1 siiffored \vl>h a lAinn baelc n'l the time, nml sometlmea so had that 1 couM not nltcncl to ray work. Last surliiK I wa.i purtietilai-ly I'li'l. ""•! my bfnlth w»s i-omplelelv l>r-kfii i!o\vn: 1 \\.-ia particularly bail, and my health »a e"mplele- ly broken aown; I n-mi About Morrow's Kid ne- olill and thout'nt 1 would i!lve thorn a trial, ns they were wit rpeoinnieuded. I took aitotretli^ er two boxes nnd wfl 1 * surp.i^od •'-• th' 1 yooil thovdldmo. They did not only cure tlie inme bark and urlnarydlHordor, but they built me up 80 I felt like a new m;in. I have enjoyed food health ever since, nnd feel confident they have rnred me entirely. I procured th--ni at 8. II. Wyss' dniR More.'' Kld-n»-old» are Yellow Tablets (not pll'n'nnd cum kidney ailments, nervous 1 ess, cte. Liver- lax are small red pellets and euro constipation. Kid-no-olds f>0 cts; I.lvorlax 2. r > cts at druuvrlsts or mailed by John Morrow & Co., Chemists, -O- There is a Class of reople who are injured by the use of cofToo. Recently there has been placed In nil the grocery stores a new preparation called GRAIN-O, made of pure grain*, that takes the place of coffee. The most delicate stociiach receives it without distress, and but few can tell it from coffee. It does not cost over ,'., as much. Children may drink it with great benefit. I5* and 25* 1 per package. Try it. Ask for ORAIN O. A Giant Nerve Builder. The Mystic Life Renewrr is the most powerful nerve builder known. It absolutely cures all forms of nervous diseases and weaknesses no matter how aggravated or of how long duration, such as neuralgia, nervous prostration, nervous paroxysms, St. A'itus' dance, palpitation of the heart, physical and mental weakness, debility of old age, etc. Sold by 8. II. Wyss, Druggist, Alton. for Rent. Three room dwelling with collar, No. 42-1 East Fourteenth etreot. Apply to Wm. Sonntng. How to Prevent Pneumonia. At this time of tbo year a cold is Tery easily contracted, and if left to run its course without tbe aid of aome reliable cough medicine is liable to resalt in that dread disease, pneumonia. We know of no better romedy to cure a cougb or cold than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Wo have used it quite extensively and it haa always given entire satisfaction.—Ola- gah, Ind. Ter. Chief. This io the only remedy that is Tsnown to be a certain preventive of pneumonia. Among She 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 fenr an attack of pneumonia, should Keep the Temcdy at hand. Tbe 25 and 50 cent sizes for sale by B. Marsh and 8. H. Wyss. . . Tie Kind You Km Always BougW X m a s D ress 0 ood s. For fvrson il nej:J,or IviliJay thought, this stock is ad« mini)! 1 / re.iJy. Tim, 1 w.is \v!i?.i Dress Goods were pushed rem 'te!y bio'k to sjive prominence to trinkety stocks. Now thence : p"a':MeiHN; of n dress p Uteri! is gcMerally manifest, Linens for Gifts, Of course! What m ,>re aavptible to any dainty housekeeper thin i Lin?n Fable S.-'t. We'vj githered largely of exquisite damasks with na,:>kinsto match. Beautifully and nrj>t nu.lerately prices, special Towel sale for the holidays 20 doxjn fringe 1 /! hemstitched Linen Damask Towels worth tf*. Special holiday price 25^. * China for Gifts. There's an overflow stock of China made up of pretty decorative pieces that mak * acceptable holiday remembrances. Dainty dishes bon bon tea sets, etc., tf to $$, Kid Gfoves and Handkerchiefs. What could be more appreciated than Kid Gloves or Handkerchiefs? We are sure you will find our assortment good. Ladies' Kid Glove-; 8^' to $2 a pair. Misses Kid Gloues ?i a pair. Beautiful Handkerchiefs ^ to $i. fo each. Holiday Furs. The showin.4 is the most varied, we've ever gathered. Wonderful indee 1, the beautiful Collarettes lor $2.50 to $15.00. Children's sets Si.tjo to $j. Blankets. Are you seeking a gift for a house keeper? warmth attached to the remembrance of a gitt. Beautiful Wool Bhnkets $} to #i? There is Blanket Overcoat Time! here. S. F. CONNOR see compliance with ihe above tcrmo and rqral of the mautor'a report of nalo by irt« deed or deeds will be exeoutod by erslgned In confoimlty with aald JOHN P. floGlKNIS, Mftator ID Ctmcoory, «£>*»!« The New Battleship Maine. Says the Philadelphia lleconl: "Tbe first material evidence of tho intention to build the immenae battleship Maine, which ia to replace the famous lameaake destroyed In Havana liar- 3or, came to band last week. It was jhe at rival of aeveral tremendous live oak timbers at Cramps' ship yards, which will be used iu the construction of tbe foundation of tbe ways iu which I bo huge fighting machine will rest. The timbers have been lying Iu the Boston navy yard for over half a century. Tbey were originally cut in the live oak forests of Delaware and shipped to Boston for the purpose of using in the construction of wooden ablpa. When the government gave out the contract to build the Maine, Secretary of the Nnvy Long wasap- prlaed of the fact that this useful timber was lying useless in tho Boston Superintendent Taylocj.of the water works, saya that the government diko n course of oonatcuotion above the point from where 4he water Is taken In by the pumps, at tbe new siatlou will not alTuot ibe supply of tbo city. It was first feared that tho dike would form an eddy where all drifting Im,- purltles would lodge and bo taken in by tbo-pump. Mr. Taylor says a pipe Will be laid out to tbe end of tho dlko and the supply will be taken there where tbe water ia comparatively unpolluted and pure. Poisoned^ by Ivy Was in a Dreadful Condition; Hard Spring Wheat. "dream of the fiarth," 54.00. ALTON ROLLKIJ MILLING Oo. Dr. A. 0. Barr, dentist, 113 W. 3d et Coal. Hard or soft conl at R. J. I,ockyer a office at quarriea. Telephone 1594 Tor Kent. My 7-roora bouse in. Steam heat.— U. S. Nixon. MOWS THIS i Wo offer one hundred dollars re ward for any ease of catarrh that can not be cured by HaLI's Catarrh Core.—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 ali business transactions and financially able to carry out any obligationa made by their flrm. West & Truax, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo. O.; Walding, Rinnan & Mar vin. Wholesale Druggists. Toledo, O. Hall'a Catarrh Cure is taken Internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the .system. Price, 75f per bottle. Sold by all druggists. Testimonials free. Real sad Estate, Insurance Collecting Agent. ffico: Plus Building and Loan 'Association ALTON, ILL, V- The ciisp. cold air is lively enough to make you feel its presence. We are just as well prepared to "OVERCOAT" you as we have always b, en to "Surr" you Our high-grade Kerseys, Beavers, Chinchillas, etc, for $7,50, $10 and $14. No More, No Less. Arc values that double the money would hardly purchase elsewhere. We have good Coats that are good for you to buy. Low prices eloquent of econom-,'. R. R. EXCURSION RATES. O EDUCED Rates to Southern and Western •^ resorts now In effect via the C. & A. R. R. and connections. NEUVB PUBTEICS for SPINAL All ilriife-glataEnll 'em for25o. Hard Spring Wheat "Croam of the Earth," . ALTON KOI,I,KK MILI,U*O (.;o. Go to M. Morijz'a for your winfei* lite ad wear. Tho largest "stock i iBlfl-t, Pfvpn Alter hearing some 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 ia now as enthusiastic over its wonderful work as anyone can be. The 25 and 50 cent sizes for sale by E. Marsb and S. H. Wyss. fOSTERBUHG. HOLIDAY EXCURSIONS—Via Blc Four at * very low rates. Tickets good going Dec. 23, 31, 2», 20, »> and ai, and Jan. land 2. For information, tickets and ratea call on G.H. Hamilton, Ticket Agent. C. 11RISTMA8 I61B-NEW YEAR 1800-- ?or tho '•'above tho C. & R. R will sell ex.w-lon * I '* e1 's, Btlowratns, fron.Alton to all stat-ms •within 200 rslles on Doc. 21, 25, 21) and ;|1 ..'Ij.i andjJan. 1st and 2d, ISIW. Return limit Jan. •! VMAS AND NEW YEAR RATES-The iBur- „,. HnRton Route will sell excursion tickets Dec -Sits, i5th, 2i)th a^st and Jan. 1st, nnd 2nd to points within a radius of 200 miles a- ono and ^»n J ^,i far °T f ?, r l ^° roundtp 'P' Rolurn Iinlt Jan. 4. 'W.—J. 13. Thomas, Agent. Hunters' Rates to specified points In Alabama, • » Arkansas, Kentucky. Michigan (lower peninsula), Michigan (upper), Mississippi, Mlo- Blpurl, Minnesota, Tennessee. Virginia, West Virginia and Wi/Kionoln, via n(g Four. For Information and tickets call on G. H. Hamilton, 'QTEL navy yard. Knowing tbe value of It for the construction of waya, he had U loaded on flat-cars and shipped to the Cramps'." The Maine, Mifsouri and M A A)/QnA/ Ollio o^erod by Congress aro to be /rjvni^/Oty/V, I the largest yet built In tho United A, L. DANIELS, Proprietor. I *04 luton it* Alton. ;n AUHONEY, iNCE AND REAL ESTATt POR SALE. States. ««ubl» brlok dwelling to roomi ^ dwe^lnf onrounttlo it. . g oo Bell* it. ng oo State it. h«lotiUjpp« »eUfng,JulWiUUir |ttWHt Unt of Main ilreet, Big moaej *>ejllnj oo Bluff ..r -rtoi 4weu!of tat e, No. Ml Belie it. Delate roof dwelllog, -. HQoaillt (or puf- |<r«M4w*UlB«i oor, Alb; 4,»o«io/Bluff m t, Urge baic OffttAUei It* reoTtttt .MwHeior The "Duke of Homestead." ANDHEW Oaruegie has been a heavy burdeu to tbe llepubllonn party ever since tho Uomestead strike. Tho party had to bear the .'odium of thut raurdoroua affair, although Friok, who conducted the strike, waa a Democrat, and Carnegie a Uapublloan In sympathy only. The strike caused the defeat of Benjunilu Harrison Iu 1892. If Oaruegie can be of assist- anoe to Mr. Bryan In bis oruaade against expansion he will bo more luoky thiru any Uopublloan has ovor been. Oarnegle has proffered hisal- leglanoo, and haa been acuepted, to Bryan, for the reason that tho Colonel Is tbe only person now In "public life who can defeat MoKlnley, militarism and Imperialism." Carnegie Is very much of an Imperialist himself. Tbe United States was not large enough for him, so be went over to Scotland and annexed a large estate there and built himself a oaatle tbere- on.Tbe next aim of Oarnegie's"imper I lallsm" will' ' ' ' - Happened to Road About a Similar Case-Followed the Other Man's Example and Was Cured,. Tho following inridont i,, B i voll i^y ChnrlcH Morris, (,'cnurnl Jo'..»«r,fi^ I.oxui K ton AVMUK-, North C.'nnibriilKc, Wuss.: "Hiiveral yi-urs iifo ) bccuinu i>oiaoiu> ( t by ivy. J tried many medicine.., spending a lurgo HUH) of inwiuy without oWaininif a particle of (,'o.xli My children wero alHO BlHIclcd \vitli I ho Biinio (Ifauawo. Wo were nil coiiHt,,yit HUffererM with an awful Itching HeijwUlou, nnd il secmoil an If I should U:ur myt! k .|f to piwes. J picked up o ijapcr in which I tumid printed a testimonial from n mmi jj, Vermont who had been Blinllarl.y.ulllU-u,daiKl had tnlcon Uood'uHai-Huparilla wiiulieiiollt. J bought s bottle, which we l.oote and It did Mo and My Children BO much good I purchased another supply Wo continued taking Huod'u HarHaparilln until wo uaeil live bottles and I can BBfuly aay that neither mywU nor children have any algnu u f tho poison. It has entirely left Uflttiid wo are perfectly cured.. We K lvo tho whole credit to llood'-c«iir»u- UBHllii. Before rfHortlnif to tlilH mudlulnn 1 waa loducud in weight, but now i wulgh 176 pounds, ilooil'* BarsapaxrUla has not only done much good but lino been tho means of sav!nj.r mo a grout dejil of money. 1 woul.t not bo wllhiK.t It In my hoimo anil I heartily recoraniund it to all who nre allllr.ted. 1 huve writ- tot, thlaittntement for publlontlon, of my own will, an I wont othura to kuovv what Hard and Soil Coal. Delivered to any part of tho Telephone 21:). iy M . K KIKS Mend broken diahua with Glue Comont. gr«x;ers. For * jroorl slmvo, hot and rol*!' bath go toMrtttl * Hall, J'insa Ht. Fresh Uiiltlmoro oyators, trunbor- nes and celery just received al Stan ton & Yoakel's, and and.'Mai'iet. Tlie only place to buy UifieHploOoal m 314 Piasa fitreot. - Doraoy Fuel Oo. Buy "LaBoIln The beat, 94 00. Dr.A.W.Kno, lMi)iiw.MrmJrllii{f bid, Don't bo pemaatU'if into buying •mentH without ropuution or merit-- •Oliiimborlaln'a Pnfn Uiiltn costa no more, aud ita nierltti have been proven by a teat of uiauy jvnra. Such tera OB the followliiL', from L. ( j. ley, Iluonoiuo, (Jal., uro coimlnnlly JOliij} teceivcd: "Tho brat remedy or pain I have ever uaeil IH Olmmbor. alu'a Pain Balm, and laving used It in' niy'famT/y fo^seVe?- I fW'ts'de. Ur.'A. O~. M6( al yeara.'' It cures rhoumathm. lame S°fc P^tan, •«! (Hood's Sarsaparilla hau dono for UB."' CHAHLKS MOBBIB. WE WILL QIVB YOU~A $4" WATCH ^^ m .^^!'rj l »!!!l%"»P«?.H»rfH,ad. . »>uj >» v «iuv«io B'-jjuper- w6 don't want voii in ... i ih»™ '" ,«? r '"V bo to loduee tbe Queen to ^^^^A^^^SSSSn^l to "annex" a baronial a^&bffiffp?^^tf!!l ta j,."''*,•'S' i snob as "Dukeof Hoiueatettd"' 8 'eeBBF^KHniS hnok. sprnlnu nnd swollini}. Hold by E. Marsh and S. H. Wyaa. * Mr. O. M. J)lxon, a well known merchant of I'lonsant liklgo, Fulton Oo., Pa., has a little girl who id frequently threatened with croup, but when toe firat symptoms nppear, his wife gives her Chamberlain's Cough Kemedy, which always affordx prompt relief. The 26 ami fiO cent sli.oa for sale by E. Marsh and H. IJ. Wyes. Oul} a few more days of '99. Dr. Moore and wife .were visitors to Alton Tuesday. W. O. Preuitt, of Fort Russell, called at the burg Friday. Ed. Lawless, of Alton, called at the burg Monday, Mrs. Edward Weaver, of Fieldon, Jersey county, la visiting relatives here. Foaterbure was represented at the pie social at Sam Gulp's Tuesday evening and all who attended had a cood tlmo. Mr. Henry Hunt is much pleased at the arrival of a new boarder—a son. Many of our citizens are found upon Ilia streets of Alton at this season ot the year. A chicken thief (the most contemptible of all thieves) on Monday night relieved Mr. Ohas. Titchonal of some choice poultry. The Woodmen Lodge will install their new ollloers the first Thursday night of next month. Supper will be one of the features. The Baptiat Sunday school will bay their Christinas exercises on tie* Sunday night. The German Metho (Hut and Presbyterian Sunday Hebool will have their exerfiises on Monday night. Louis 1'ilster, one of our well known business men, won on last Wednesday strloken with paralysis, affecting hi right side. Dr. A. O. Moore is the at reports hi T &•.£• Ri R ' la arranging a serifs of • Winter Tours at low rates to Cuba, Porto Rico ar.d Jamaca via Tampa, Florida. All iiuar- nntlno restriction against tho lslan-1 of Cutm have boon raised and the regular lines of O can transportation will r.avo their roam-is ir, eer- rico at an early date. 1 o California and Oregon.-Tho C. * A.n K • runs weekly tourist stceplnif car excursions nt very low ratoo, personally conducted every Thursday, leaving Alton at 0:60 p. in. running via Kansas City, Salt Laku City and the SrenlS Lino. For rates, reservations and full pa' t'cu- lars apply to O. O. Norrls, Agi., Alt™, 1 he Burlington s Thro ...-a Car Service-Pal• aoe Sloopors arid Chair Cars (soais free) to Kanuas City, St. Jce, Omaha, Denver, Billing* Hook Island, Dubuquo, Cedar Rapids, St. Puiii and Minneapolis. Tourist Bluepora to Ran Francisco and Los Angeles, Ca Ifornla, 1'ortland Oregon via Denver and Salt Lako Cliy, ever Wo-lnotday. For rates, routes, etc., call o address J H. Thomas, Agent. The Outfitter. 632 East Second Street MS AR[ GETTING NOW IS THE TIME TO 5AVE HONEY. GOING OUT OF SHOE BUSINESS. WANTED ! Many People Cannot Drink •ooffoe at niarht. It spoils tholr aleep. Younau drink OHAIN-O when vuu please aud aleop Jibe a top. For UUAIN-O does not atimulutt.j It nourishes, cheers and feeds. Yet it looks and tastes llku the best coffee. For uorvous persons, young peoplp and chlldrou OltAIN-O Ia a perfect drink. Made from pure grains. Get! a package from your grocer today. Try it Iu place of ooffee. ,18o oud a condition" much 'improved* at this writing, which is pleasing news to his numerous friends, who hope soou to see him out again. Ideal Treatment for «heumatisni. The "Mystic Cure" tor Rheumatism removes at ounfi tbo rheumatic poisou from the system aud tbo disease immediately disappears. Whilst tbe "Mystic Life Itouewer" builds up tbe nbattered nervous system, Improves the dlgestilon and restores tbe general health. It Is tbe greatest cure for all nervous diseases and weaknesses aa well as tbe most powerful nerve builder (known. It is Bold by S. H. Wyss, ^rugtflwt, Alton. dona by e. Und st. Gun and lock ret llubbol.—Jarrett bull riimwrMAS «nd New Years excursions. 44 r ?, to , '-' f un<) a " d oll «-lhlrJ faro for tlm rjiin i trln, UelcotH on sale Deo. 24, K, 28. :il, I mis ind Jim. 1 and 2, 161)11, limited to retain Jim I, will bemado between nil SI. Louls-l'eo.-la I-liip (C. I'. & >t. I, IJ. It.) statlonB. Minimum se Hn 8 rate fiuo. Through tk-kets from and to •onn<intln» linos will Iw sold. Cot full partlcu ars from C. 1>. & at, if. agent. Cor California Tourin s—The BurlinglinTioulB 1 has weekly tourist sleeper eJonrslons, por- onally conduoteiKby aBurfington Route Agent) •vorv Wednesday f om tit. Louis, aud*Tfiurs- lay from Kansas City and St. Joseph to Ix>8 Angolos and Han FranulHcn. Tho route Is via >onver, Scenlp Colorado, Hull Lake City with B8 por oont su' shine throughout tho year Ask 'our Ticket Agent, J. B. Thomas, for partlou- l-Jomesoekors Ejeurslon • ' ai very low rates 'via Big Four.to spoclllod points In , homa, Oregon, Bouih Carolina, Routh lonnesseo, Utah, Virginia, Dakota , , , Wisconsin and Wyoming. Tickets will bo on salo Nov. 16th «»«. U,aT, Jan. a-10i Feb. 7-2I, MaVoh 7-10 Tl°okot A , "' 1UlJllUon ' ^^^ PFIEFFfiR & BAILEY, STAR SHOE STORE. I Tl ' os ° *'"y Capsules arc superfor 1 to Balsam of Copaiba, Cubcbsorl tno same diseases Inconvcniencs, — SflJly all aru-' without DK. ffiQTT'S H omeuoekom' Eieurolons, — Upon certain •'dates of October, November and December, tbo C. & A. will DOllBjourslon tlokoU atgroatly reduced rates to polnis In Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado. Florida, (JeoraH, Idaho, ndlan Torrllor, (owa. Konnas, Kentucky miota, Mli- w Mo«loo, Tennessee., '1'iZ- . »ml \Vyoniliii;. Ine rejuotlona In rates are of •uniolent liiinort- anoo to merit tho attantlon of prospective trarelere. Kor partlouUricall on cxa. Norrln, llokot Anent U.S. MXON, •^•A't^Six. Architect, and Superintendent , owa. onnas, Ixiulslana, Nortlwrn MlclilBan.Mlnnmi •Isolnpl, klUiBurl, Niibrtinka, Now NortliCttrol na.Bouth DakoK, Tenness PATHFINDER OEI'ART.MUNl. Ono Three Iliiei pr l**i lax, if otutii tbreu i'iit>e, tEcvntt; imp Ocontu tddlllautl IUn«v itma rote, (xub down. They overanmo Vc-iVm nq nwulurlly ami f,jnl»,!i,ns ••nrnso vleor on<< b'nilMi '> nt inenntriiallun." 'J'lirv ''Life Sever iiiiwn rumeily fi'r w.rni. i, , ol du ,„,,,„ !l f( , V,." .,„ , . "•« '•» WM. »*r K U I,I , ^ ,} i!. MO IT'S CHEKICAL TO.. Clovol^d, Porenleby. S H. Wyss. I OR SALE TOCKUOLDIJK8' MBBTINO NOTICE.-St. >-' LouU. Deo, 7, WM Tim annual mootlnu f (tookholders or Sentluol Mining Company Cor tbe election of tilreutors nnd the transaction f «uoli other buolneiw a* may poiue before It, Till be bold at. tbolr offloe (hotel,) In Upper Iton. 111., puaiturday, January 1, tew, from until 9 o'clock p.-m.-A. H. Puller, Hooy. Work Plans and Spoolfloatlone for Accurately Furnished, OP won ovan VMON nv.Nos BANK BO YHAR8' EXPERIENCE {^nt, HJibf OKonoy fofidoufCurj..! •5". '»•.«. irllfeft^M^™- 1 ' saassjirtw.

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