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Thursday, December 29, 1898
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BY THE TELEGRAPH PRINTING CO. THURSDAY EVENING, DEC. 20. NOT1CK TO ADVERT1S For the year !*!>!> we Mini! cha Ing rates for»l?nt limnn- Insertion Three to Due lnK-rtloni>. SlI to twelve Inscrllons. TRANSIENT.—M) rcnls per Im-li f. and ?Ji cents per Inch fnr earn urir.'-- tlon. SHrer Ir.cli first month, 51 '0 month thereafter. » positive I would not be • living: today but for your - Wonderful remedy, Dr. Miles' Heart Cure. I had heart disease four years 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 •OttlL Mr*. Martin W«ldroff, •"•" E. Grand Forki, Minn. »• DR. MILES' Heart Cure In sold by nil drnpclsls on KUftnjntfle first bottle boric/Its or money buck. Book on heart iinil nerven aunt free. Dr. Mile* Medical Company, Elkhart, Ind. t.KCAI. AltVF.tntMNn. SI per Inch for the n>ut Inflerllun, !,Ci per Inch for each suhHerjUfnt Insf rllou. ,i/AIton Conservatory. - Eighth Ycir. Third Terra. Dec. I. \> Muilc, Art, Elocution, Delsartc and Special ': Studies. MlM Alice E. Marnh, Voice and Piano, Seminary street, Upper Alton. f D r. Mil I G. Second and Alby K. W. /HILLJ, , t ,., Alton, 111. S*Bd tor Catalogue. S hurtleff School of MUSIC AND ART. . UPPER ALTON, ILL. ' J W. D. ARMSTRONG, Director. First terra begins September 22d, 1898. For !,,_ course In Instrumental and Vocal Music, Eloou- i tlon and painting. Send for catalogue. ffO TEL |< MADISON, & A, L. DANIELS, Proprietor. ^Second and Boston sts., Altoa, III. ?£/. S.NIXON, <XH> Atchttect, and Superintendent An.vinAi, DKWEV does not wnnt to come home. lie has probably heard of tho disputes between Sampson am! Sobley, and between Miles, Alger mid Shatter, and concluded (hat ton or twelve thousand miles from homo IB a good place to be unlll the nnimoRilios and jealousies excited by the wnr nro over. However, It is the fellows thut really bavo done little who nro stir ring up the animals most, Miles, Algor and Oorbin. IK ever a man was conoiimed by envy, that, man is the pompous (Jen. Miles. Tho war lasted too short a time to suit him, Ho hnd a plan in his own mind that ho was going to bo a hero, and that Congress would create the position of gonornl of tho army for him and that tho President would appoint him thereto ns a reward for his services. But Sbaftor was the only general who had a chance to command n corpa in brittle in the Into war. Miles' clwnccH for promotion vanished and einco Uio battle of Santiago ho has boon a chronic complainor and grumbler, uliles will go down in history as tho commanding ofllcor who tried to belittle the men under him ns well an his (superiors. "Bryan's Curves." Senator Gray, of Delaware, is a Democrat. He has just returned from Paris, where ha was a member of tho Peace Commission appointed by President MoKInley. Ue was asked what he thought of Bryan's attitude on the expansion question. He quaintly replied: "I am not on to Bryan's curves." As the curves of the base ball pitcher ara simply attempts to trick ond deceive the man at the bat, it fully describes Bryan's statesmanship. His first great "curve" was a "golden" one, exploited at the Democratic convention in Chicago in 1896. Bat the people got onto his "curve" in tho following November and sat down on it to tho tune of 700,000 majority. Hia next "curve" is that -brought forth on expansion, and ia a nioro measly affair than hia crown of thorns and cross of gold, and will meet with less consideration. UPPER ALTON. Mrn. Linn Van Hooser, who lias linen vlnitinn in Hiighton, returned homo yfHtorday. 1'r. Frank H. Firnt, loft today for Iliok Inland, whoro ho IB practicing' mmlittliip, after a short visit with hie parents, Hov. and Mrs, If. 0. First. Mn>. L. liunltur in very Hick with ninl irinl fever. MfiBtor Leslie Hlollo returned to bis homo in Jeraoyvillo today, aftor a virtit with hm griindimrontR, Mr. and MrH. Ktrkpntrlck. L. A. Davidson, a former Sliurtloff Bludent, called on friends here today. Mr- and Mrs. John 1/overett are homo from lilgln, where they were cnllcd by Uits ticttlh of Dr. John U. Hamilton. Mrs. A. H. IlaflliiiRs and Atlas havlna li.irnard are ill with tho grippe. Mr. John H. Jolltfy returned to his homo In i'ana todny, after a short vinit with relatives. Air. .S. O. Jones, of Ht. Loui?, who was a mudent nt Shurlloff In '07, has returned to Upper Alton with tho intention of reontorlng school. Mr. Oliver Dodge, of St. Louis, httfl been visiting bis Haters, Mlssea Alary and Uclavlii Dodge, Mr. Jos. Briorly, of OrlgBsvllle, a former Hhurtleff student, visited old friends ye.Bterdoy, Mr, Ed. Inghnm is back from a visit with relatives in Godfrey. Air. Enos Johnson has just placed a new safe in his already neatly furnished insurance ofllco. There -.vas a small conflagration yesterday nt the homo of Mr. and Mrs. F. Loohr. The merabors of tho family wore all upbtaira when someone detected the smol) of smoke. On investigation it was found that somo live COH'IS had fallen from tho stove, soiling liro to the carpet and some draperies in n lower room. The flre was extinguished before much damage was done. Chicken thieves entered the chicken house of Mr. Boon Allen last night and took a number of fine young Plymouth Hocks. Tho family knew nothing of the act until this morning. The exact number stolen is not known out no doubt enough were taken to slock his larder for several weeks. 1'ooplo are now asking whether our burglar, intimidated by tne protective societies and various anti-burglar traps set for him has been compelled to resort to petty thieving, or whether the culprit Is one of the gong of chicken thieves who harrassed poultry raiser several years ago. It is reported a farmer named Batlenger, living north of town, had a tub of Bnusage nrnl several dressed turkeys stolon from els cellar a night or so ago. SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING. and Specifications for Work Accurately Furnished. OVER ALTON SAVWdS '.BANK. s^ALL WOMEN of, •11 UM pain •nditekneMfrom which women •uffor It Mtued by wetknsM or d«ranj«m«nt In th» organi of menstruation. Nearly always when • woman It not well tbe*t orpuu we affected. But when they are itrong and healthy • woman to very »eldom sick. la nature's provision for the rep>> latlon of the menstrual function. It cures all "female troubles." It I 1 *** equally effective for the girl In J, 'her teens, the young wife with do, mestlo and maternal cares, and V , the woman approaching the period 'Jjnown as the " Change of Life." l 2? ey «.f I L J ee<1 "• "">"* •» •» ceneflttea by U. TOO*. I. COOPER, Tup«h), MlM., M y.| "Mr Committee of Engineers to Inspect the Fifth Street Paving. The controversy over (be Fifth street paving, just accepted by the board of public works, culminated In the council appointing, at a special mooting last night, a committee Io secure tho services of a bonnl of three engineers from outside of the city of Alton to examine the condition nud quality of the work. The aldermen whose unfavorable report on the pavl.,g was rebutted by the report of tho "whitewashing" board, were indignant and declared they will bo vindicated even though at personal pecuniary expense. The council stood 11 to 3 on nil subjects, the throe being Aldermen Noonan, Hoffman and Matthews, who stood with the mayor. At roll call only nlno members of tho council were present, but others arrived in a few minutes. After the reading of the cull for tho meeting, Mr. Bowman asked that tho clerk read tho ordinance for the pav Ing of Fifth street aud Ridge street. U was read, and Mr. Bowman aekej that the contract with D. Ryan be road. Mr. Noonun claimed that because of an error in the call, tho meeting could accomplish nothing. Mr. JNoonan declared that the call was to Investigate the Fifth street Improvement, whereas technically It was tho Fifth struct and Ridge street improvement, ^Mr. Young and Mr. Bowman contended that the call was legal, and the mayor, after a voluble harangue, in which he declared his iutonlioua had been all right, notwithstanding what "the newspaper" might say to the contrary, and that that he had not "stood In" with the contractor. Ho then ruled that the business for which the meeting WUH called should bo proceeded with. The contract was road and then Mr. Young requested that tho petition of property owners of Filth Arrested for an Old Offense. Wm. Armstend, a colored young man, wna arrested last night on a mpian from the Alton City Court. Armstead was indicted by tho City Court grand jury for assaulting with a knife another colored man, Jim Craig, whom ho cut very badly. Armsload loft towu alter the cutting scrape and has not sicco been in Alton until a few days ago. He applied for work at tho glass works and went to work lust night. Ho was arrested at the glass works and is now in jail waiting to be iakoii to Edwardsville. Coal. Hard or soft coal at E. J. Lockyor's oDIco at quarries. Telephone 1691. [for flent. My 7-room houso in Middletown, Steam boat.—U. 8. Nixon. Don't be persuaded into buying liniments without reputation or merit- Chamberlain's Pain Balm costs r.o more, and its merits have been proven by a tobt of mauy yearn. Such lat- tera as tho following, from L. O, Bagley, Huenemr, On I., nro constantly beiiitf roceiv.-d: 'The best remedy for pain 1 have ever used IB Ohamber- lain'H Pain Balm, ami I euy BO after having used it in my family for several year's." It cures meumatism, lamo back, sprains aud swelling. Sold by K. Marsh and 8. H. Wyes. A Uiant Nerve Builder. The Mystic Lifo Reuewer Is the raotb powerful nerve builder known. It absolutely cures nil 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 tho heart, phyuical and mental weakness, debility of old age, etc. Sold by S. H. WyaB, Bru jgiat, Alton. Small Pox anil nil other contagious diseases have no terror for those wearing a magic m clicated disc, for adults and children; price. 20 cents by mail. Agents wanted.- The Senneto Co , Alton, III. Hupt. Frod W. Mummo, of the county farm, does not eeern to be recovering rapidly from the stroke of paraly- ei'i which ho sustained lost week, and the grnvest fonrn nro entertained for his life. Ho W'ls found at 2 o'clock Saturday morning lying face downward on tho floor of hi* bod room, with his right isldo helpless. He has loat the power of speech and Is gradually growing weaker. Attorney Unas. W. Terry received notification Tuesday morning from Chief Justice Jesse J. Phillips, of Hlllsboro, that he, hud been appointed to the position of private secretary for one year, beginning with tho new year. W. A. llowett, former law partner of Ooixjresflman Jett, was his predecessor, but resigned to accept tho place of attorney for the Illinois Central. Tho office has a salary attached of 61,000 a year. The EdwnrdHVllln Gun Club had a shoot at the range Tuesday alternoon. I'lve members shot on u side, tho winners to be dined at the losers expense Thirty birds, known angles, WHS the contest, and tho following worn the scores of tho five winners: Lewie 20, May 7, Horles U, Willis 18, Dotterway 22. The losers made points as follows: Chapman 25, Uremlle 2, Bolk 22, Sidney 14. Orlgsby 17. The supper will be paid Thursday night at Doiterway's Hotel. Mrs. George Ashton, of St. Louis, nrrlved Tuesday nleht for a visit with D.-. ard Mrs. N. T. Wharff. .The largest funeral this city has seen in a long time took place Tuesday afternoon from the German M. E. ohuroh. It was that of Herman Glose, who died Saturday at his home a few miles south of town. Rev. Herman Schutz conducted the services and the body was Interred in Wood- Uwn. Mr. Clieso was 67 years of age and leaves a widow and one son, E. \V. Glese. Mr. Giose was reputed to be one of the wealthiest farmers in tbe county. Another death of Christmas time was that of Miss Emma Harmon, which occurred at 8 o'clock Monday evening from consumption. The body was sent to Clinton, Ind., Wednesday morning for Interment. She was just 18 years of age. The first water from the new pumping station at Poag reached town at 11:01 exactly Monday morning, Ed. Gillham, of Wanda, was driving to town and was just opposite a plug near tbe lower depot when the first spurt of water gushed out of the couplings, which had been left open, and shot clear across the street. His horae ran away, awe-struck by the unwonted sight, and Mr. Gillham was verv forcibly impressed with the fact that Ed wards vllle has water works at last. Although the pumps were started the first of last week the first water took that long to traverse the five mile on account of the engineer being troubled with sand getting into the strainers. The contractors have their bauds full remedying breaks In the line attendant upon the first trial. At two places along the Wabash right of way tbe water pressure blew out the lead caulking in the joints and forced torrents cf water up through tho ground. Tho last break was repaired Wednesday morning. O. Boeschenstflin and James Whitbread were called to Quincy Tuesday morning by the death of Mr. Whitbread's eldc st brother, John Whitbread. A peculiar deed was tiled for record in Circuit Clerk T. W. Springer's ofllce, Tuesday morning. It conveyed not some uninteresting piece of real estate, but a bright little girl of nearly three years. It wus made out by the Children's Home Society of Mis- euri, to Vfta. Spencer and wife of Granite City, and conveys to their care Ida Pearl Bass. Prof. J. AI Parkinson,- superintendent of schools, left Wednesday for Springfield, to attend the meeting of the State Teachers' Association. ^^^^^^^^^^ a Q. O cd E.S RliADY TO GIVE UP. Mrs. E. A. Adams, of (o Profit by Her (his Clly, Says Experience. ' Th» way In «hloh kidney (]|K™SOI. nrr InrivflB- Ing in the niitnl)pp of ruses yrnr by year no !< he Mlrcmi'lv Martlltiff wnro It not f<1 . r t h( ,,, ihnt at (he time when vvron? llvlns hail ">»»J- pllnd c"»sc«, Rc-lnnUnV Innnlry I\»K illKempnii lhf> natural fur nil disorder", i>[ <»" * ''- noyli. Thlnremeify In Morrow's M' 1 ' 1 "'-' 1 ". 1 " They cheek kidney itl.ionlcrH a» m;'" 1 »« ")' evil appear*, and they f lire ttie most '" wtl ™ ' pasnioflongdtnndlni; where many klilm-j pill" i.nii kidney eemodlen Imve railed. Mm. A.'K. Adnms, cnmer of Wall nnil \vlt- llam Htroets, Bald to our reporter roeen iv , i had been seriously troubled with my kldnejn for over one voarand wan alarmed wh'n it developed Into ilropsv, and was gradually K'ow- ln|t worse. Mv a iltatltig wni very fnrere, <>s- pcolally In my My hands and feet HO id go to sleep In loss than n mlr.iito If I I,""™' 1 ."' them 'o bo quiet. I milTorod droadiufly on this account at nlijht and could scarcely get uny rout at all, I (trow very nervous and my entire ny«- torn broke down BO I could scarcely «et srounrt at all. I had to endure constant pain In m) limbs, hack and head. Of course I was doctoi - to nm ver.v MORO. Mra. Wra. Oox and children are spending the holidays at Klrkwood, Mo. H. O. Lantcrman was called to Godfrey to attend the obsequies of J. B. Turner, Eugene F. Bouque and wife will be out from at. Louis and spend several days with relatives. The 0. E.'s give a box aud hat party Thursday evening, which promises to be of more than usual Interest, Sunday school class No. 6, which is composed of a number of young ladles, went out to Clover Hill farm Tuesday evening. Leslie Yager and wife were visitors at Mitchell Xtnaa day. George Zoelzer went to S'. Louis last week, and also went out to Dee Peres, Mo,, and while there was married to Mrs Anna Sollenrick. They have returned and Sunday afternoon and evening were at home to their many friends. Mrs. Mary O. Stahl was Saturday elected Secretary of Wood River Orange. Mrs. Wm. Bneeringer, of Bunker Hill, was here Monday attending her father, James 0. Bivens. who is in a precarious condition. Mr. and Mrs. Christ Henke moorn the death of their youngest babe, a boy of 4}£ months. Their many friends sympathize with them in their affliction. troubled an 1 wai with dropsy. 1 KOI thorn and try tnom imynelf, »"",•-.„.•, Bind I did so, bonaiiBO they have cured mo •nd I •m very thankful for the good fortunn that brought thorn to me In llmo. I procured tno Kill-no-olds nt 8. H. Wyss' drug store. KId-no-olds arc yellow lablots, not pills, ami cure kldnev ailments, norvousnesss, etc. 1.1'- orlax are very small rod pelio.s and cure constipation. Kid-do-old i BO costs. Llverlax !6 cents, at d'Ugclsts, or mallod by John Morrow &Co., Chemists, Springfield, Ohio, THE NEWS IX IJRIEP. ruz, a prominent dry uf Hlpon, WlJ., has Dealness Cannot ue Cured by local applications, as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is only one way to cure Deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafneas io caused by an Inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the Bustacbian Tube. When this tube gets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and when it is entirely closed Deafness Is the result, and unless the in- Iliimatlon can be taken out and this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever: nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces. We will give ONE HUNDEBD DOL- LABS for any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free. F. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo, O. «©rSold by Druggists, 75?. Go to M. Morilz'B for your collars, I5f>, two for 25,*, for jour cufffl, 26? per pair. Tlio best for the money. Hurled \Vllli l||» Weapon*. A doctor died mill WIIH buried lit Mil- tonvillo, Knti., tliu otlior duy. lu tho fuiiurnl proi'OHNiou tho doctor's tunm wan I«tl jus!; buhiud Uio hoarse mid prop- lied (in fhu IjiiKKy sent WUH tho doctor's iiimliuiiui onso. And yot some people re- ji'ct tbu liuliof tlint heredity him brought down to us tho custoum of 0,000 yours /K"- Tho ourlicMt iicuount of luiui tells no Unit Ibu warrior was buried with his s.—KHIISIIS City Journal. The People Believe >. F. CONNOR EsUtf, laaursoce end Collecting Afent. BuIWIngllindJ Loan Aiioolitlog ALTON, ILL. Plastl i;P, 0. Goodell, Bol. for Compl'ts. MASTBR'B SALE). , Madison county, 88. ; o Court, la Chancwy, October ', Julia P. Ingbain, Sidney K. K, Waggoner William 13. jur J, Ingbam v« Thomas P. i B, Ingham and Thomas C. B. Ingbam. / glreq that by virtue or a dc- UJU.-t, mudo at tbe Oouibor cl, In toe above entitled cause. ,. maat«r lu chancery of said itpubllo auotk.n, to tho highest l'TWBNn-8BV«NTHDAy OP P., t8W, cortb at street and also tbe proceedings of the council recording the appointment of I a special committee bo road aleo. Mr. Bowman declared that Kldgt street between Front and Second street U not being paved according to ordinance. Mr. Volbruont stated that permission had been given for the use of tbe macadam bed whioh ho said was much bettor than "concrete. Mr. Bowman then read a resolution that Aldermen Bowman, Youug and Yttger be appointed a committee to secure a disinterested board of cngl neers from cities In the Htuto to In speot the paving, and also that tbe council aud property owners be PITS out when the inspection takes place. Mr. Noonan moved that the resolution be laid over under tho rules, and a motion to (suspend the rules was made. The Mayor was extreme ly auxlous that Hidgo streot bo included Jii tbe Investigation, but much objection met this proposition. Mr. Volbraoat agreed at last to place In the resolution a clause Including Hldgc street. Mr. Matthews rose to bis feet aud asked where the money to pay for the Inspection la to be obtained, Mr. Bowman sprung a Beuaatjou by declaring tbe bonds had beeu Illegally oed and were therefore uutowtu), a vote of 11 to 3 the ruleeweie mded and toe resolution wc« .eti, AWermeu No«»aj», Rpff- nd Matthews dlfl»ew5iojf. What They Read About Hood's Sursaparilla Their Faith in This Medicine Grounded on Merit They Know It Absolutely Cure When Other Medicines Fall llooil'H Harmiparillii IB not merely a sim plo preparation of aursniJiirllla, Dock HUllliife'Iu nndnllttlcloilldeof I'olassiiui lleuklua thcBu osculluiit nltoratlvoa, i uloucontiiiiiH those (frnat nntl-blllouB an< liver runiuilics, Mandrake and Dandelion It ulna ountaliiB tliosu (-real kiduuy reme (lloa, Uvu Ural, Juiilpor Uurrlea, and jt'i|>Sl8»l>\VU. Noruro theue all. Oilier very valuable uiiraUvo ugt'iitH «r« harmoniously com hiiied hi Uuod'u Hnrmipurlllu, and It L-urofully prepared under the persona BuporvlBiuti of a rc-giilarly educated pliur- uuielsl. Knowing those fuels, IB theabldlng faith t.'io ]Mioplo have in Uood s Samaimrilla a nmtu<r of surprise? You can BOO why Hood's Sarsuparllla cured, when oilier invdivinciB totally', absolutely fall, "My little ({irl was ulllloted with eczema and suffered for suvon yearn. Shu was attended by physicians and tried mniiy difffvent kinds of medicine without relief. After ticking n Jew bottles of Hood's Saraapurilla she was cured," MBS, EMMA P KANKMN| Houooye, New York. Hood's Is the llont Wbat Do ths Children Drink? Don't give them tea or coffee. Have you tried the new food drink called Grain O? It la delicious and nourishing and tadea the place of ooffae. The more Grain-O you give the children tne more health yon distribute through their systems. Grain-O is made of pure grains, and when properly prepared tuatea like the choice grades of coffee but costs about one-fourth RB much. All giojers sell it. 153 and 28o. The Presbyterian Sunday school has elected officers for the ensu-ng year, viz: Snp't, H. E. Do.aey; Asa'tSup't Wm.J. Russell; Seo'y, Miss Bessie Ellis; Treas., Mies Olive Henderson; Librarians, R Montgomery, Warren Smith and Clarence Stahl; Organist, Wilber J. Montgomery; Assistant, Mies Minnie Scbafer. The Moro Sunday schools held their Christmas festivities last Friday evening. The church was crowded with the members of the school aud their friends. "Story of a Star," a cantata, was very beau'if ally presented. Although it was ahead of time old Santa came down and made many a merry heart. The Oonrt of Honor held their an- naat election last night and the following were chosen: Chancellor, Dr. Hinohee; Vice Chancellor, Mrs. Hnl Ellis; Recorder, A. H. Smith; Treasurer, Wm. Cox; Chaplain, Z. E. Bivens; Guard. Mrs. AJonzo Wood; Sentinel, Will Rusiell. TbeO. of H. is a fraternal Insurance order. It has a strong membership here. The late C. Smith carried a policy in this order, and warrants were issued in ten days from the time tne final proofs of death were sent in for the full payment of the claim. Christmas eve John Crews made a wager that be could walk to Bethalto, procure a jug of beer and be home again, all inside of 46 minutes. He took down the rail road to Bethalto, filled his jug, and comiug home fairly made the gravel fly under hia feet. He waxed warm, shed his coac and began torealizs that he had a harvest pb. He reached home hot,and sweating as on a real summer day. He made the trip in 32 minutes. It goes without saying that John enjoyed the contents of the jng. Herman C. Ev goods merchant mailc nn nsplgnniiMil. A hymn book which (irnpnil Oordon owned is on salt 1 In London, and an offer of $125 hns boon made for It. Quoen Victoria goes to the south of France March 9. A sensation Im? been cruised in Bel- glum by the fiction of Abbe Dacns, founder of the Christian Democratic party, who Is annul to iK-sert the church In order to devote himself to politics. Michael Mllner, aged "5. committed euk'tde at Inwouil, Ind.. by hanging himself In the barn. At the Laela copper mine, at the foot of Mount Tncomn. In Washington, a eolld five-foot vein of ore has been opened which runs 20 per cent, pure copper and also carries twenty ounces of silver and considerable sold. W. W. Hope has been appointed receiver of the Rope L.umber company of Brooklyn. Liabilities, J60.B7G; assets, $23,104. In the past •seven years, according to a statement made by Lord Chief Justice Russell, the London mining promoters have cost their victims the enormous sum of $140.000,000. A man who went through the Crimean war and the Indian mutiny was killed by n van while selflng bootlaces In the streets of Tottenham. Because her lover jilted hev on the day ...before their wedding. Miss Minnie Lang of Weaver, la., committed suicide by cutting her throat. M. Leplc of the staff of Les Drolls d'Homme, was severely wounded In a duel with Max Regis, the nntl. Semite ex-mayor oC Algiers, in a duel fought at Paris. . Mrs. Caroline Burger, while visiting at Dwyer's Station, O., was run <n ,T by a street car and killed. The British parliament will convene Feb. 7. Mrs,. Emily Crawford, the Paris correspondent, says she has reason to believe Dreyfus will leave Cayenne for France on Jq n. 3. After 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 is now as enthusiastic over its wonderful work as anyone can be. The 25 and 60 cent sizes for sale by E. Marsh and 8. H. Wyss. Great Clearing Sale. Is now in full blast. Tremendous Reduction in Dress Goods, Cloaks, Collarettes, Table Linens, Flannels, Underwear, Hosiery, Ginghams, Prints, Muslins, Blankets. We would gains, without advise you to see these Genuine bar- fail, as "the values and prices are amazing. Ideal Treatment for Kheumatisrn. The "Mystic Cure" tor Rheumatism removes at once the rheumatic poison from the system and the disease immediately disappears. Whilst the "Mystic Life Renewer" builds up the shattered, nervous system, improves the digestion and restores the general health. It is the greatest cure for all nervous diseases and weaknesses OB well as the most powerful nerve builder known. It is sold by S. H. Wyss, druggiH, Alton. Overcoat Time! Is here. The crisp, cold air is lively enough to'rtiak 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 good Coats that are good for you to buy. Low prices eloquent of economy. H «A*WUTZLEP« Mm. Wwmmmummmmmtmmm, The Outfitter. 632 East Second Street CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. Hie Kind You Have Always Bought BMM the Signature of The Insurance Company have ADJUSTED FOR SALE. The When you are nervous and sleepless, take Hood's Sarsaparilla. It makes the nerves strong and glveo refreshing sleep. Tor Rent. Three room dwelling No. 424 East Fourteenth ply to Wm. Sonutag, with cellar street Ap- BETHALTO. Mrs. Frank Starkey has been quite sick with typhoid fever the past week, Ohas. Bohoonowoiae bad the misfortune of having his band mashed in James' mine Tuesday. Mr. Ed. Herronden, and wife of St. Louis, are guests of MM. J. 0. Bangert. R. J. Miller, of this place and Mies Florence Combs of Bunker Hill, enr- pr.eod their friends by being married at Alton, Monday The Mlssea James are visltinjt friends at Mt. Olive. Hon. J. W. Kauffman and wife spent Xmas with hia brother, John, of St Louis. ' A QuIIIan, of tho BrookOeld News, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mra. L. J. Lawrence. Mra. O. Qeiiuinga la visiting relatives The following are spending the boll- jB wl'h frionda and parents nt homr: Mlsu FJoasie Uzzell uud Miss Najtnle McOaulley.of Normal; D. W. Keleey, of St. Loula; H. Ootendorf, of Aitop; O. Rose, of Bt. Loula; Mida Clark, of Jeraeyvllla; Misses Bv» and Try Gntin-O! Try Qraln-Ol Ask your grocer today to show you a package of emilN-O, toe new food drink that takes the place of coffee. Tb) children may drink it without In- jiry as wall as the adult. All who try U like it. GRAIN O has the rich seal brown of Mooha or Java, but It is made from pure grains, and the moet delicate stomach receives it without distress. ^ the prloe of coffee. 15n and 26o per paosage. Sold by a 1 druggists. No Humbug. Foley'a Honey and Tar does not claim to perform miracles. It does not claim to cure all cases of consumption or asthma, but It does claim to give comfort and relief It advanced stages of these diseases and to usually cure early stages It la certainly worth trylpg by those afflicted or threatened with these dread diseases. Sold by E. Marsh and S. H. -Wysa. COR SALE.—Old papers, In any quanity. At r tho TELEGRAPH office. COR SALE—All In need of kindling wood can • be supplied by telephoning No, 41, Illinois Box factory. *2 per load—E. Eevls. pOR SALE—A Farm four miles northwest of 1 LHohfleld. 180 acres. $00 an acre. For particulars address G A. Brown, orM. 8. Drown, Brighton, or T. C. Brown, Alton, 111. 22lf Pfeiffer & Bailey >iv STAR SHOE STORE SIM! THEY ARE R. R. EXCURSION RATES. R EDUCED Rates to Southern and Western resorts now In offeot via tbe C. It A. R. R. •nd connections. TfcgC'. *&• n R l8 arranging a series of 1 Winter Tours at low rates to Cuba, Porto Hloo and Jamaoa.vla Tampa, Pla. All quarantine restriction (gainst the Island of Cuba nave been raised and tho regular lines of Ocean transportation will liavo their vessels In service at on early date. TO California and Oregon.—Tho C. & A R R • runb weekly tourist sleeping oar excursions at very low rates, personal!/ conducted eveiy Thursday, Heaving Alton at 9:K) p m running via Kansas City, Salt Lake City a«^ the Soenlo Line. For rates, reservations and full particulars apply to OG Norrla, Agont, Alton; Now Open SHOES GO AT uiarn, or jersey villa: Mlsaea Bvaand I , w u "f °," X""*? qr oo{ ta Uilu Starkey, of Hhurtleff: Mliw^Daisy perlan'e Cough Berotdy. Jones, of Upper Alton; Prof Albert U8e( J «I""* extensively ami Uzzeil, of lidwardavillei Ohaa. Uzzell, of Venice. J$° ???"?' ' at >le« will Rive a social et Mrs Ourde McPherbou's Tburedav evening. ' Fop Rate, Mice, Roaches, and Other Vermin. /ra A KILLER. For Hoarseness. Ber,j, Ingerson. of Hutton. aciys: be had not spoken above a whisper for months, and one bottle of Foley'a Honey and .Tar restored bla voice. It is need very largely bj speakers and slngere. Sold by Marsh and B. H. WyaB. ' H«w to Prevent PaeunoakT. At this time of the year,, a cold is very easily contracted, aud if left to run Its coarse without t>»e aid of some reliable oongb medicine Is liable to result In that dread disease, pneumonia. We know of no better remedy, to cure a cough or oold (ban Obam- We have it has a). . ., . _ entire satisfaction.—Ota' gab, lud. Tor, Qhlef. This is tbe only lomedy that IN Known to bo A certain yrevaativt of pneumonia. Among tbe many thousands woo have used it (or colds and I* gifppe, we have never yet learned of a fllpgln ease baying resulted,in pneumonia. Persons who have weak Fungs or have reason to fear an attack of pneumonia, • - - - Hotaeseekers Excursion at very low « i Big Four, to specified points In Colorado, Florida, Georgia; Idaho, It Cor California Tourlsts-Tho BuKlngton Route 1 baa weekly tourists sleeper excursions, personally conducted (by a Buillngton Rout? Aent) every Wednesday from St. Louis, and Thursday from Kansas City nd Bt Joseph to U>8 Angeles and 8au Franolsoo. The route la via Denver, Soenlo Colorado, Salt Lake City with 03 per cent sunshlnj throughout the year. Aek your Tioket Agont, J, B, Thomas; for par- tloula s. . * low rates via ' i Alabama, rltory,ToVa ''"--~~-" K ~-~~~" n •n.Tor- Mtohlgan, & Nebraska. North Carolina, floith Dak'ou.' Oklahoma, Oregon, Houth Carolina, Smith Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Tickets will be on >alo Nor. 18 n, Ceo. O-lb, Jan. 8-10j Feb. 7-2', Hsrcih T-lo Kpr full Inform!tl napply tod. U. Hamilton, Tlokoi Agent. B. J O'Neill, Solicitor for Comp't. orrv COURT oir ALTOS NOTJOB, 8Ut« of llllnoU, Madison county, City of Alton i Us* In the City Court of Alton, February tetp, feiu'abetb Kaiser ys John Tnnaar *nrt Emma . Chuncory. Petition for dower, oarlii« by »mdavlt on file In the Clark's f(beCit»'c<>urt of Alton. In ' 30c on the Dollar. We desire to ca'l attention to our New FALL AND HOLIDAY GOODS, Levi Davla, Solloltor toi Cjmpl'tn. MASTER'S SALE. . D . Mott's Kervertne Pflb term. R? u . l| }?i* f 9W'!* 1 J l> '. ne *Nvs«n,Utlftd causa, Mwt tie ««td defendants John T " ° roa Tonsor now r««ldo in tlie oily «t*t« of WiMOMln and »re non»rd#ldeiiu «d!»on . -osu»e, ir.finfpm, IB. TUBSDAVniB THIRD PAY OP MNUAIIV, • • A. D , J8M .tsn_p'oloo] IPor Wf by aU DmggtaU. Pr»«, EWTOK IANUF4CTUBIN04CH£I(ICAICO,, VI WUttiM «tn*t, N«v Vwk. Mr, O. M, fiixon. a well known merchant of JP eaeant Ridge, Fulton Co., Pa,, has a little girl who in frequently threatened with croup, but when the first symptoms appear, b|s wife gives Obamberlaltt's dough Remedy, ays afford*) prompt relief. J W cent wiMtf for sale Marsh «nd 8. H? — ^ -janoery having been JMuet to law, returnable on the ^dbruAry 8J«, ttov you, the «»lct de'endants, wboM ~ iid«n i oe appeajn M abore are ha " ot Alton,conn PP|B» '/?S (< J ( J ot J. 0 - $I*M <«) In block ,, ( Wi W& 9,"? Proper, In ihe oi°J iBfllr of MuJiiSn an3 flUti of f/i" re» Tbt remedy saws .. PorwJ0 by 8. H. Wys«. J&t$£&Ji J.''*#-t':-\

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