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Digital page images are linked to the text file. t i nun etn n UI + VOLUME XIV MT VERNON ROCKCASTLE COUNTY KY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 2 1900 NUMBER 19 ASSASSINATION Senator William Goebel Shot 4 From a Window While in the v State House Grounds FIVE BULLETS WERE FIRE AT THE MAN Mr Gospel Was WalkiflfrUp the Side walk Leading to lurDoor of the Capitol Buildiucr Tho Senator Is Not Badly Wounded OiieJUan Placed Under ArrestState Capitol Is ImulcdiatclySur rounded by Troops Frankfort Ky Jan 31 Senator Goebel was shot and fatally wounded nt 1110 Tuesday morning The shoot jugwas done by some man at present unknown Mr Goebel was walking up the sidewalk leading to the door of the capitol building1 on his way to the senate when a man in the second story of the building immediately tot II last of the capitol tired upon him hive shots were fired and Mr Goebel fell to the ground fatally wounded 31e was at once carried to the Capitol hotel The wildest excitement was instantly created in the town and within ten minute after Mr Goebel hail been hot the streets were filled with men carrying rifles and revol WILLIAM GOEBEl vcrs A guard Was instantly thrown around the building from which the shots cause and in less than three minutes 30 special police surround ed it and a detail began a search of the interior for the assassins At 1130 a in Senator Goebel is still slice though there is no pros pee of recovery lime wildest excitement prevails all over the town They have assassinated Senator Goebel was shouted into the house door an instant after the shots rang out The members rushed pellmell over one another down the steps to the front of the building coatless and hatless In five minutes citizens of the town by hundreds poured into the state house yard and it looked as if a riot would result Cooler heads advised the surrounding of the build jug Troops surround the state house Cincinnati Jan nAlfred Goebel a brother of the wounded man left this city at oclock for Frankfort with five of the most eminent ur gcons in the city- AMERICA AHEAD For the Ilajiirt Mobilization of the fArJU ICn ltiiul 3nkeN a Poor Show iitg With Us Washington Tan mSurg Gen Stern burg has compiled some figures as a basis of mortality calculations in the SpanishAmerican war which in interestingfadduring iheSpanislm American war was accomplished d is only a fraction of he time required to assemble an equiv alent number of troops at the out break of the civil war In May 1861 the main strength of the union army was 16161 and in one month it had increased to only 66950 In the first month of the Spaiiish Ameriean war the United States army starting at 163726 tad increased be fore the close of the month to 202520 This is regarded as a remarkable fact of military organization far surpassing the best results obtained by the British government Will Doiimntl a NineHour Day Jan 30The Pattern makers union has decided to demand a ninehour day after April 1 As a preliminary step a demand has been made on the proprietors of all job shops for recognition of time union as the factories could have their work done in the job stops if a strike would result It is thought there will be little difficulty in securing the ninelpur tar ENGLAND CRITICIZED Senator Mason Wants Pence Treaty Ratified So United States Can Offer Mediation Washington JUn 30Mr Mason Ill at the conclusion of routine morning business in the senate rose to a question of personal privilege He had read a newspaper clipping of an interview With the British consul at New Orleans saying that the Brit ish public was disgusted with the po sition taken by the American people and some of the senators in congress on the subject of the BritishTrans vaal war That position was assumed the consul was quoted as saying sim ply because the American people were mercenary Today they were favor able to the Doers because they had achieved a little success tomorrow they would be just as favorable to the British when they had achieved victory The consul also attacked Sen ator Mason specifically Mr Mason said the consuls utter ance was scarcely worth attention except that he was one of the accred ited representatives a great nation to this country It is not the first time declared Mr Mason a British diplomat has attempted to run this country So far as his personal at tacks upon me are concerned I have no concern They do me honor The more venomous the attacks by the British upon me and those who think like me the more we are made the subjects of British stupidity and as ninity the sooner will time American people get on the right side of the controversy lie declared that 95 per cent of the people of America were in sympathy with the Boers in their contest with Great Britain- I want to say said Mr fnsonI ask for no special defense from the state department in this matter for with the help of God Ill try to take care of myself But said he there is one timing that I should like to in quire about What has become of the arbitration treaty that was submitted to this senate I am told that the United States government can npt mediate in this war until that treaty has been ratified If that is so I want that treaty discovered and ratified so that the barrier against me diation shall be removed Mr Mason then urged the commit tee on foreign relations to which his resolution of sympathy with the Boers had been referred to slake a report upon it in order that a vote might be had upon it The senate then adopted an order presented by Mr Allison Ia decid ing to proceed to the election of a sec retary and sergeantatarms of the senate This was the second step in the re organization of the senate which has been pending for several weeks Mr Allison then in succession presented resolutions first that Charles C Ben nett of New York be elected secre tary of the senate and second that Daniel alf Ransdell of Indiana be elected sergeantatarms After an agreement was reached that the officers were not to take their places until February the resolutions were adopted without di vision AMERICANS SHOT Six Men Killed By Orders of n Jllex- ieaii Oiliccr for Being With the Yaanl Indians Washington Jan 101he secretary telegramfromat Juarez ilex reporting that six Americans have been shot Their names are Don Cusack Jack Bid ridge George Lunt Charles Burns Lou Webster and Henry Williams It is said that they were shot by order of Gen Torres near G naymas on the ground that they were found with Yaquis Indians The consul has not yet been able to confirm this report but the secretary of state has suitably instructed our ambassador in relation to the alleged shooting and has also instructed Con reporttoSold Bnttcriiie Without a License Chicago Jan 30 Alleged fraud in the sale of butterine which hundreds countryhavehave been practiced by John It Mooney and Walter II Butler who will appear before a United States com missioner to answer to two charges of alleged violation of the internal revenue law The government officers claim to have sufficient evidence to show that the defendants have car ried 011 business as wholesale dealers in butterine without having paid a government license Senator Scottn Sent Secure Washington Jan p0The protest against Senator Scott of West Vir ginia occupyng his seat in the senate probably will be decided soon by the senate committee on privileges and elections in favor of Senator Scott The committee has decided not tc take any more testimony in the case because of its opposition to going be tur t 5iiil bclsJ SSeSiSeSSSSeseesee A I STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST I A THE LEGISLATURE Ono Lawmakers Are nt York at- FrnnltfortBi11s Introduced and Passed- Frankfort Ivy Jan 24SenateThes- enate the Puryear resolution mc morializing congress to amend the present national bankrupt law so that it will ap ply to counties townships and quasicor porations Bills were introduced as fol lows To amend the revenue law so that state and county taxes on Whisky Hhall be paid annually instead of at the end of the bonded period to amend Section l3 of the Kentucky statutes to prohibit horse racing on public highways to amend the charters of sixthclass towns by requiring publication in a newspaper of the financial condition of city and providing a manner of settlement with the city marshal to amend the imar macy law by including eiiclirie cocaine and all other alkaloids and salts of coca and compound of coca ill the list of medicines to be sold only oh prescription of a regular physician to prevent extor tion and compel payment of debts for labor In lawful mone- yHruseMr Willlngham of the contest conrmittee of Walker rep against Ray dem from Garrard reported wfth the expression of opinion that Mr Ray should retain his seat The report was unani mously adopted The Van Meter dem Against Berry rep contest from Fay 2tte reported that his committee was not ready to report And further time was granted It was made a order for 1030 oclock Friday morning The Gill dem against Brisler rep contest irort Logan county was made a special order for the same day and hour Time Rang land dem vs Strong rep contest from Jefferson county and the Roberts dem vs Aiken rep from city of Louisville were made special orders for Tuesday at 1030 Frankfort Ky Jan 25SenateBills Appropriatingwhose son was killed while with the state militia at Mayfield in to establish the office of game and bird war len to regulate and define the power of corporations organized for religious charitable educational or other lawful purposes from which no private gain is to be derived to amend section chap ter 17 of the law relating to roads and supervisorsfromworked on the road to amend fcftinn 13 of the common school law so that the governor and chief justice shall tMoct the state board of education Are olu tion was adopted calling on the date au liter for information as to taxes paid by certain banks House On account otso many armed men being in the city the galleries were cleared of all visitors and the doors locked The only business transacted askingtol building and one requesting the re systemThebills favorably all of minor importance excepting the one authorizing the ap pointment of a state house commission and providing for the erection of a new capitol building The bill was slightly changed by the committee SenltorfunforfollowsToclass cities to Issue bonds not to exceed 100000 to build and equip schoolhouses provided the question of issuing said bonds has been approved by twothirds of unanIwouslyschool board in secondclass vies to issue warrants for money instead of the city clerk as now provided was passed pro viding for the purchase of statutes and passedPending inlengthway every day the senate adjourned contestedwas taken up Representative Crider pre sented a motion that in hearing contests the house should go into a committee of majorityed and giving to each side 40 minutes for Representative calledforof 19 to 47 Two republicans and one dem ocrat were absent Speaker Trimble dem ocrat not voting After some further de adjournedFrankfort Ky Jan 27SenateNot In sessionHouseThe Van MeterBerry electirn contest was taken up as soon as the hou u convened After lengthy arguments were made for both the majority and minority reports a ballot was taken which resulted seatedbyMondayFrankfort tteImportationchildren from other states appropriating U500 annually for continuing in conjunc governmentthenently the stenographers for judges of the court of appeals prohibiting teachers in normal or high schools from serving on followingcerning free public libraries in cities of the second class making it imperative upon said city councils to appropriate OOOOhasand declaring that the city of Covington itlawfulstreams and rivers wholly within this plansthereoferal authorities before construction is commenced House The house did nothing but swear fromFayetteBerry Saturday Thc GiliBrister contest committee was ready to report but neither side was ready for a fight over the adoption of the report seating Brister the republican account of so many ab sentees and the house adjourned Frniilcliii Grand Jury Report Frankfort Ky Jan 2SLime Frank lin county grand jury filed a report declaring that the report of further attempt at bribery of legislators is without foundation It states also that a letter was addressed to Got Taylor by the grand jury asking whether he had any information regarding the visit of armed men to Frankfort and that no reply was received Will Supply UnlletProof Clothing Frankfort+ 1v Jan Letters from a Chicago firm that manufac tures bulletproof cloth offering the cloth at low rates were received both and democratic head uart rs anfueatc1 much merriment theikhmt shows how the situation u Kentucky is viewed iVotIier states A GUBERNATORIAL CONTEST All the Evidence is in and the Argw ment Was Begun on Monday Afternoon Frankfort Ky Jan 25It will be approximately three weeks before the gubernatorial contest board will be able to make their rev port to the legislatrue and a vote can be taken by that body Chairman Jlickman of the Goebel Taylor contest hoalt announced that it had been determined to allow each side four days longer for the presen tation of evidence At least two days will be taken up by arguments and Mr Hickman said the hoard would re quire at least one week in which to go over the evidence and prepare its report ExGov Bradley for the con testee asked more time and the democrats gave him two days out of their four The churches of Frankfort united in a prayer service asking that all trouble from the political situation might be averted and that all danger of bloodshed be avoided Three serv ices were held in the Episcopal church one in the morning the second in tho evening and third at night witnessesbernatorial contest boards The evi race related chiefly to tho alleged use of tissue ballots in democratic counties and to the use of the militia in Louisville Chairman Illckman said he believe all testimony would be in by Wednesday January 31 and that the committees report will be ready for joint assembly not later than February 15 Frankfort Ky lan 27 Tissue ballots tied Intimidation continue the burden of the evidence offered by the contesters before the board hearing the gubernatorial contests Lei ImiH Ktan 27 =Judge Sterling H Tbney said that he had forwarded to the commission certified copies of the records of his court with a letter stating that he doubted the propriety of the judge of the circuit court appearing to testify concerning the matters involved in this contest but that if the commission disagreed with him as to the proprie wouldMFrankfort Ky Jan 2SThe gubernatorial contest boards overruled the motion of exGov Bradley that the eontestees heal lowed until Vednesday night to conclude their testimony Messrs Yarbeny and Heed republican susIprotest against the action of the ma jority Attorney Yost for the con icstees protested also and gave no tire that a written protest would be liled The boards agreed to add half a lay to the contestees time which compels them to rest their case Sat ua6ay night The contestants will have all of Monday for rebuttal and the argument will begin Tuesday Frankfort Ky Jan WAll the evi dence in the GoebelTaylor contest for the executive office of the state is in and arguments will be begun at 2 oclock The arguments will be made from 2 oclock to oclock and from 720 to 930 for three days with the exception of Thursdays session which will be held on the morning of that day COLSON OUT OF JAIL Removed to the Kings IiuBrhtev JlmlH1l1 ZVliere lie Is Kept Un n Special Guard IJoranldolt Ky Jan 30Cot David G Colson 11Si Clll removed from the jail to the Kings Daughters hospital on an order from fudge Cantrill per mitting him to be kept there under a special guard The order was based on affidavits filed by Dr E E Hume of this city and DrT G Furnish state senator front he Boone county district who stated that Colsons con iinciricnt in jail seriously retards his recovery from the wounds which he received in the ColsonScott battle in the Capitol hotel in which Scott De tnarcc anti Julian were killed ItlutrkhiirnM Commission Held Bade Frankfort Ky Tan JOIt is not likely that United States Senatorelect Blackburn will receive any commis sion from Gov Taylor until the pres ent gubernatorial contest has been fi nally settled Gov Taylor it is stated on excellent authority will assume the position that if it is decided he is illegally governor of Kentucky the legislators who elected Blackburn and who were declared elected at the same election at which he was a candidate JV r governor were also illegally elect ed and have not therefore the power to choose a senator Mountaineer on the Move Frankfort Ky Jan 30There are rumors of more mr untaineers sched tiled to arrive lieu Fuesday lent on trouble Talk oi u rump legislature is evivs tl FIRST t A TIONAl BANK OF STANFORD KY Capital Stock 100000 Surplus 17320 DIRECTORSJi Jlocb1Fand M J Miller Wts solicit the accounts of the citizens of Rockcastle and adjoining countlea assuring them prompt and careful attention to all intrusted tour tobusinessJ S tloeker Pres Jno J McRoberte Cashier- A A McKinney Asst Cashier rC GO TO JONAS McKENZIE MT VERSION KYf For Everything In Dry Goods Clothing Boots and Shoes General Merchandise BEST GOODS AT LIVING PRICES COLL4YER OWENS UNDERTAKERS Caskets 9 Collins 9 Robes Etc Kept In Stock Orders by Mail Telegraph or Telephone Promptly Filled BROAOHBAO sKENTUCKY THE LINCOLN COUNTY 11 TIONAt BANK OF STANfORD KY Capital 100000 UCG6Ssors to farm rs BanK and Trust 60 STANFORD a KY 4 find continuously under same management for 29 years Solicits your Bank account hoping such bussiness rela ions will prove materially profitable and pleasant y DIRECTORS fJ Williams J E Lynn 1 J S Owsley Sr S H Shanks William Gooch J F Cash A W Carpenter J B Owsley W H Cummins- S Imo thanks President JB Owsley Cushier W M Bright Asst Cashier p WILLIS GRIFFIN Pr ctift1 Unnert aker NX Funeral Dlrestor BIT VERNON KY Jeops Coffins Caskets Robes Linen Bosoms piiffa and Collars Can Furnish Metallic Gaskets and Have Embalming Done on Short Notice and Easy Terms lOrfleps tiu Telegraph or Telephone Promptlu flanddEp pip of Wofftt C Mt Vernon Signal FRIDAY FED 2 1900 Published every Friday by EDGAR S ALBRIGHT SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR IOO l r4dverlisitgTales made known on Iit application 1N1LL7AI GOVERNOR KENTUCKY GOEBEL MOT BY fI88 88IN8 j Aprpreaching State House The Wound Probably Fatal Five Shots Fired By Conceded Murderers FroITU Windows oi Executive Building Entire State Guard Hurried To Frankfort Bullet Ploughed Its Vay Through the Senators Body HardlyOnecitement Caused By the Calamity REPUBLICANS ARE DRIED LEIDEftS STUNNED Governor Goebtl was shot about two inches to the righ of the right nipple the ball passing through his body corning out two inches to left of spine Shot ithn 44 Win chester Sworn in as Governor Wednesday nightfp Col Jack Chinn who was with Sen ator Goebel when shot iI went to the Senators room about to oclock this morning Jim Barclay of Nicholasville Warden Eph Lillard of the Frankfort pen itentiary and MrAaron Kohn one of Mr Goebels attorneys were in his room Parlor A at the Capitol Hotel We all left the room about the same time Lillard Barclay and myself came down the stairs with Goebel Barclay went into the ho tel lobby while Lillard and myself accompanied him to the Capitol Lillard and Goebel walked about twenty feet in front of me as I was holding back for Mr Barclay I caught up with them at the Capitol gateAs I could not walk rapidly Goebel fell back with ne while Lillard walked about thirty yards ahead of us through the yard toward the General Assembly build begtween us so far as I can remember Iwas on GOt bels right and he was about two feet ahead of me when the first shot was fired The foun tain is in the center of the pave ment about sixty feet in front of th broad steps ot the State building bestween the fountain and the steps I heard the report of a rifle HOW MR GOEBEL FELL At almost the same instant Goe Del bent double groaned harshly clutched at his right side fell to his knees I said My God Goebel they have killed you but was a little too far w waway to catch him I guess they have he said as he was falling He fell to his right and then forward rolling over on his back I think his right knee struck the pavement first He raised in a moment as to get up on his elbow when I said Lie still Goebel or they might hoot ou again The first shot struck Goebel and it was first from one of the up per floors of the executive building just east of the General Assembly building to which we were going The firs shot was followed in quick succession by four others and I heard the bullets hum by me and over the body of Goebel I am ot the opinion that the second shot was fired from a side window while the first was fired from a front win dow It is my impression that they were rifle AN shotsIIlooke for the shots trying to locate exactly where they came from Everybody seemed to keep t S GOEBELL OF away except Eph Lillard and Representative Owen Cochran I call ed out Wont somebody come and help carry Goebel away when the crowd rushed up Mr Lillard was almost in the door ahead of us when the shooting occurred He turned and came running to Goebels side while Owen Cochran came up at the same time These hell and others picked him up and started with him to the hotelI the had killed Goy bel instantly when he fell The blow seemed to stun him and his eyes were set I thought he was gone GOEBELS WARNING Sunday morning Mr John 1C Hendrick While in Senator Goebels room said I want ou to promise me that you will not go OIt ol the hotel again They willassassinate you Always brave and courageous Senator Goebel replied If they assassinate me my deathwill be to the Democratic party of Ken tucky what the blowing up of the Senatorebrother Arthur who spent Sunday with him was in the room and saiduWill is going to do his duty no matter what mav be the danger Voice of Liberty Hushed Court of Appeals Democrats and Re publicans Denounce Tay lors Usurpation No Meetings Under BAYONET DOMINATION Frankfort Ky Jana31The Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals regardles of politic unanimously pronounce the action of the Republican Governor and his advisers as the most despicable high handed and lawless oiitrags that has ever been perpetrated by any party or set of men in the en tire history of the State of Ken tucky The delaration was made at al meeting of the Judges held short ly before noon today at the home of one of the Judges There were present Chief Justice Hazelrig and Judges Burnam Hobson White Guffey and DuRelle Judge Payn ter Democrat was not present The purpose of the meeting was to determine whether the Court should sit while the soldiers were in charge of the consultation room and courtroom of the court It was agreed that as long as the law lessness set on foot by the IRepub lican leaders continued the court should not sit Another meeting ITuesdaylug what was said is in every way reliable Taylor Proclaims iiie Legislature Adjourned To Wieet ni Lop doniKy 1 FehVuaiv 6 and Chices Its lM epl trswlh Soldiers j The proclamation reads Executive Department Frakj fort Ky Jan 3oTo the General Assembly of the Common atlj- of Kentucky Whereas A state of insurrect ion now prevails iii time State of Kentucky and especially in Frak fort tire Capital thereof by yirtue of the authority vested in byfthe Constitution of Kentucky I do hereby by this proclamation ati journ at once the AsseniIbly of the State of meet in London Lanrel county Tuesday the sixth day of Febru ary 1900 at 12 oclock noon W S TAYLOR Governor Kentucky CCBy CALEB Pq VERSt Secretary of State Mr Aaron Kohn saidregarding Gov Taylors proclamation The Legislature should pay up at entio to this proclamation but pass a res olution declaring there is no insur sesttion of fact and the Legislature while in session it the judge The Governor has no right to declare its existence while the Legislature is in session OPINIONS OF PUCLIC IvrrfN ION W J nUT AJl f Just at the close of the reception aat Faneuil Hall in Boston the dis patch announcing the fact that Senator Goebel had been shot while entering the State House was handed to him and following is the statement made by Mr BryanIt gis shocking shocking I trust that the shot will not prov fatal Mr Goebel made a great fight against fierce opposition and feeling was wrought up to a high pitch but I had no thought of as sassination Itbprobably was the individual act of some bitter political opponent I cannot assume or believe that any considerable number of Republi cans or antiGoebel Democrats would counsel or excuse such an act I sincerely hope that the Dem ocrats will not allowexcitement or resentment to lead them to acts of violence We can afford to permit the Republicans to enjoy the mon oply of force and threats Let the law deal with those who violate the law Senator Blackburn says Whether he lives or dies the effect of this cowardly attempt upon his life with all the conditions that surround it can not but prove dis fastrous to the Republican party in its contention I have telephoned our friends at Frankfort urging them to commit 110 act violence but to continue to insist that the law shall take its course not only in determining the contest for State officers but in the punishment of those who havr resorted to assassination COL BRECKENRIDGE It is with profound sorrow that we heard of the cowardly attempted assassination of Mr Goebel We most sincerely trust that hemay recover It is always a dastardly s ciime for which there can never b= paliaiion We were not the friend rof Mr Goebel but we were never his personal enemy there was never a day tit hen we wished him harm or would have been glad at any iiiIfortune to him We reprobatesuch violence we cohdehin all violeuct ue hope that the assassin may be discovered and cohvscted Ex SENATOR BRO TON The shooting will hurt the Republicans and if Senator Goebel live this affair is certain to aid him in his contest I believe in fair play and a fair fight and my syhip athy is with Goebel There is KG mC1wlsoCONSPIRACY Hon E Putt Burnan Insurance Commissioner under ExGov Brad ley says When I left Frankfort a few days ago I was satisfied there would be bloodshed and lam not surpri ed at Senator Goebel being the first ictim I have predicted allalong tl t if the contest was decided in his avor he would never take his seat However I believe it was I some irresponsible drank overzeal ous for his partys success that fir ed theshot More Evidence of Conspiracy Praukfortnphysician trade a statement to night which proves further that Republicans had conspired to kill ftoebek tlULast Saturday night sated he returning home from the State House when I met a roan who is in sympathy with the Republi cans and is close to them I will not give his name uukss I am call ed upon to do so in court and then I will I remarked that I did not expect any trouble Said he Well it is a wonder to ink that Goebel was not killed yesterday 1 asked him if he thought there was any danger of Goebel bein a shots I know one thing replied he and that is Goebel will never tak his seat if the Legislature gives i to him Tasked him why not He re plied I know what I aii talking about when I say he will never take his seat That much has been settled upon Date was set for Friday last By the drift of the mans talk presumed that it had been planne- to kill Goebel the day before Fri day for he said he was surprised that Goebel had not been killed on that day In connection with this I will tell what a patient of mine told me early in the week He is also in a position to kuow Republican se heeSector you had better lookout Friday for theres going to be trots ble I laughed and he continued by saying Well Im warning you in advance I know positively that trouble has been planned for Fri day and it would not surprise me to see some people killed Now Im a friend of yours and I will warn your to keep your wife and children- in the house or away from the Statehouse on that day Dr Gaber is willing to make affidavit to prove the truth of his state mneut Gov Taylor says he is not responsible for the assassination A man from Cevingtou was told to night that Gov Taylor said he was not responsible for the attempted assassination uIf he wouid tell that to a mule said the man fromCovington the mule would kick him to death NO RIGHT TO ADJOURN LEGISLA TURK Hon E J McDermott The General Assembly is trying to controversy over the governorship and that makes the Constitu tion ever intended that a Governor while his title vas in dispute and under trial could adjourn the Gen eral Assembly against its will to a place away from the seat of gov ernment and selected by him Tudge Muir Also Says No Judge P B Muir made the following statement Section 36 oft z the Constitution provides that the General Assembly shall hold its auspices at Frankfort exceptin case ol war insurrection or pestilence when it may by proclamation by IK Governor assemble for the time lelng chwhere in the State As neither war insurrection or pestil ece exists I am unble to see that the Governor has any power to issue such a proclamtion or to convene the Legislature at London or elsewhere in the State outside of Frankfort Warning Letter of Conspiracy rAlleged Plot To Kill Goebel and JudgesHazelrigg and Hobson Tie Letter Middlesboro Ky Jail 24 1900 A company of militia organized in the last few days by Republican leaders will leave tonight for Frankfort I have never thought the Repudlicans meant anything but a sort of bluff but from the threats and a stir in their ranks and among the L and N railroad henchmen it looks as if they were planning some desperate scheme It was told to me at the time of writing this letter that Hazelrigg or Hobson GoebelI killed before a week if kept on as it is apparent they are going From what I know of my inform ant and what I see around me I feel it my duty to notifiy these men at Frankfort to be on the watch Likely I ought not to say so much as I have but I feel that souio thing in the wy of a notice should be given This is written only for you but in some way I trust you will place these three Democrats on their guard and notify Goebel as quickly as possible- GOVERNOR GOEBELS srFirst Proclamation Commonwealth of Kentucky Frankforte beenlknown to me that certain persons without authority of law have banded themselves together for the preIventiuKentucky from assembling and discharging their official duties at the seat of Government and have for said unlawful purpose assembled FirsIt Kendlucky State guard and by force of pO1sessionRepresentatives and the Senate Chamber of the State of Kentucky as well as allother public buildings and archives of the Commonwealth and haveby force intimidation and violence expelled the General As sembly from the Capitol buildings and refused to permit Senatet and House of Representatives to hold their sessions therein and are now terrorizing the representatives of the people who ate good citizens of the Commonwealth Now therefore I William Goebel Gov ernor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky do hereby command the said First and Second Regiments of the Kentucky State Guards andI each and every officer and member thereof to return to their homes and several avocations and there remain until lawfnllv called into service II also command all other per whatsoever who are now un lawfully engaged in Interfering with and intimidating members of the General Assembly of this Com mfinwealth to disband and desist from terrorizing andintimidating- the said members of the General Assembly and ell other goodciti zsns bf this Commonwealth Given under my hand as Govern or of the Commonwealth of Ken I tuck at Frankfort Kentucky this first day of January 1900 Signed WM GOEBKL j Frankfort Ky Feb act ir am Special to Signal Governor Goebel appoints Ex Governpj J B McCrary Adjutant General and disperses the State Guards V Cv =4 At 530 this afternoon Thurs day Logue Thompson received a telegram from ex Gov McCreary who is at Franfort that Gov Goe bl wu better and the outlook was hopeful WILLIAM S TAYLOR The man who is partially to blame for the wound which Senator Goebel received on last Tuesday Mr Taylor is very persistent in the fact that he hoc nothing to do with the soldiery coming to Frankfort from all over the mountain counties This wv cannot admit We will agree that probably it was not done bv the work of his pen but the work of his brain was in a large measure the cause of it If this land ofa proceedure did not meet with his approbation why didnt he stop it He had the power everything was in his hands and alle would have had to dDne would have been to give the orders send tey would have been obeed After the shooting took place all that Mr Taylor didvas to step to the window and see who it was and then returned to his office no doubt with a light heart Iii mediately after the shooting took place oideis were issued to Gen Coly r to call out the entire State Guard which were as Soon as theycould arrive placed around the Capital Building and the Governor has had so much business to attend to that he has emained at the Capital both da and night not even taking time tc go for his meals but pus them brought to him The state of affairs is in a deplorable condition and we regrot very much to sec it The present condition of things is such that it will not be tolerated much longer by the good citizens both Democrats and Republicans and it ought not to be Let them join hands and say as neighbors and friends who love the name of Kentucky thlt we will not see our beloved State one of the grandest States of this great Union of ours disgraced and marked by the age of scorn and rebuke of the whole world for all time to come Let us think twice and act once audict that one time be for right and wellIRight will never wrong any Elan NOTICE To whom it may concern Notice isliereby given tlult the undersigned has been duly appointed administrator of the late A W Hart deceased and all persons having claims against said decedent will present the same dulyverified tj the undersigned administrator at the store of said A W Hart deceased in Contra f Rockcastle county Ky jan26ft FRED A HART Admr for A W Hart Dec d a4 Loom Top prices paid fo ruts game eggs poultry hides feath ers and all kinds of country pro BROJmo Reference Second National Bail Cincinnati First National Bank Stanford Ky Curry Tunis v tin wood Lexinton Ky iipain were it not for Chamberlains HStapletonbeen afflicted with rheumatism for several vests and have tried reme dies without number but Pain Balm is the best medicine I have got hold of One application relieves the pain For sale b Theo Wesley druggist Mt VethbnV Mt Vernon Sgna1- MT VKRNON Kv FEU 2 1300 ISnttrcilat the lit Vernutt fir stolfice sec rtnrcliss mnit rontttr 7Yt JJJ LOOISVLLE 6 NASHVILLE R n J t N LOCAL TIME CARD Day Mail North t IOS a m PNightm m Night Ex South144a m J A LAND V1 Agent MASONiC at4 Ashland No HO ineeis tin Mot t1cIlirtHtiCHURCHES fih risiiuir Holds services 1st 3rl Sunday afTl u sold atC30 I iii reshyterlauHol1s services on the 4th u nd ay Baptist ChurchServices on the Second Saturday nfoht nod Sunday Sunday SchooVat 9 t every Sunday Prayer meeting on Tuesday nights x LOCAL and OTHERWISE C C Williams is on the sick list this week All kinds of GlUey groceries in Basement jan 26 31 t W Miss Flop Jones of Pittsburg is guest of Miss Grace Cox this week You can find in the Basement hollmemade and Citymade candies jan26 t Mrs John Ross of Pittsburg is visiting slurs W R McCIure this week Keep voureyvon r the Basement for all kinds of fruits and vcgeta tables jaii263t- Mrs Alnrgarette Sambrook ofj Livingston spent last week in Cin cinnati Born to the wife pCIJjranuIIerd aboy which was immediately named Goebel When you come to Court dont torget the Basement for aagood lunch jaii263ts Mrs Gee McCoy after a serious illness of two weeks is considerably improved Dr Emmet Praptp rand family have returned jfroni an extended visit to eland Florida tr Will Ghi1dr ss will leave Sunday for Louisville where lie willenter the Medical College Miss Maggie Walters and little Cora Griffin spent Saturday and Sunday with friend in Livingston for good suit of clothes from 750 up as high as you want theme call and see C C Davis at Drug storeMrs Charles Thompson of Louise is here to see Her gra tndmoth er Mrs I isnvery ill- Deputy Sheriff J J Wood says that last years taxes are about all collected and that they are up with their Circuit work S N Davis has been surveying this week the land in controversy between Mrs Margarette Sam brook and W R Dillion Mrs Jeff Pennington is gradually growing weaker all the time and unless there is a change she will not last but a short time N B Vbitaker administrator exrepresentative Whitaker de ceased was in town Saturday set thug up the estate Miss Maud Cobel an accom plished and highly educates lady of Rockfiekl Incl has been etn ployed 10 assist in teaching at the College John Lytle of Pittsburg and Verdict Collins of Withers were tried Wednesday before U S Com missirier White and held to answer the Federal Court at Louisville Tom Brannaman was over from Wildie Saturday No i flour 55c B l1e of Lincoln 450 at S VV Davis jaii263t fromtLouisville college Sun day Qhe SIGNAL and Twiceaweek Courier Journal our year for 125 1T Davis will be prepared to give you a good lunch during Court jan263t For the best f1 lTil1 town by the barrel or sack for the least money call on Honk Son U look look look JOt Ixise grotJ The report of the assassi nation cutout loealnttter short this week Dr Pennington Dentist will beat the Miller House during Circuit r 011IC C Davis is the man who takes your measure for a suit of clothes and never maks a mistake At C C Davis Gos Drugstore- All persons indebted to me will please cal and settle their accounts at once as I am needing he money MRS CIKO BROWN PILES OF PEOPLE testify to the merit of Banner Salve in curing piles It is guaranteed C C Davis Co Mr Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros LivingstonIf a ocd taylor made suit for less maney than you will have to pay for a hanclmedovn come around and I can fix you up C C Davis at Drugstore FJROST I5ITES AND CHILBLAINS quickly cured by Banner Salve the most healing remedy in the world C C Davis Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros LivingstonMr Lee of Faulconer Ky who is to bo foreman of the White Lime Brick and Stone Co of this place is here preparatory to open ing up their works If you want your collars cuffs bringt1Iem n11icr Lexington Steam Laundrwii h is every where recognized Gs time b stand most reliable hj KeriUtcky Jan 10 tf FATAL delays ar caused by ex coldacures Foleys Honey and Tar will prevent a cold from resulting in PNEUMONIA VernonnrLivingston Any one wanting timothy clo ver or millet hay in bales white shelled corn Northern oats for seed or feed Northern seed potatoes such rs Early Rose Early Ohio or Beauty of Hebron call on Houk S Son Mt Vernon We will keep feed the year round 31 For timothy clover and millet hay in bales Northern oats for seed or feed potatoes ofall varieties for seedor anything you need that is kept in a general store call on Houk Son Mt Vernon Ve will keep baled timothy clover and millet hay also shelled corn the year roundjan263t The College here is progressing better than it has at any time dur ing its existence there sre now over 100 pupils in attendance and every one seems to be perfectly delighted with the school The people should compliment the board of trustees in securing such and able COt ps of teachers as they have Gran Clark ol Climax this county foundone meaning last weekullen le arose placed upon his doorstep a child about eighteen months old Mr Clark spent some little time in trying to find where the child came from but all in vaiii The child was brought here the first of the week and placed in tne poorhouse The people should all assist Mr Clark in finding omit who it the guilty party and when found he should be dealt with in a man ner sutable o such a character For fire life and accident insurance call at the SIGNALS office H ALBRIGHT Agent- EIGHTTons r baed timothy hay for sale W G Hiatt Mt Vernon Ky 31 Mr Luther Chresterson of Lex ington ancl Jyliss Emma Rickles of LexiuIays through the Eist theyuill return fto IQxiiigton where they will locate For insurance of any kind fire life or accident only the very best companies the United States represented Call on ES A bright agent at SIGNAL office I have always used Foleys Honey and Tar cough medicine think it the best in the world says Chas Bender a newsdealer of Erie Pal C C Davis Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston The band boyS will give an oyster supper at the Court House on Tuesday night of the first week of circuit court tine proceeds toago towardsbuying uniforms for the band Let every one come out on that night and assist the boys We have just received a large hill of flour in barrels and sacks which we guarantee to be as good as any on the market and our prices are suchas not to be equaled by any firm in town HOUK SON Theo Wesley guarantees every bottle of Chamberlains Cough Remedy and will refund the money to anv one Who is not satisfiedafter using two thirds of the contents This is the best remedy in the world fo la grippe cougs colds croup and whooping cough and is pleasant and safe to take It pre vents any tendency of a cola to result in pneumonia- J T Adams and James Houk Jr have purchased from Mrs Mae Celey the corner lot on Main street just below post office and will at once begin to erect a 4000 or 5 coo business house This will be one of the greatest improvements added to our little town in many a- dnd the people should aU feel f hustliIds as Messrs Adams and Houk in onr uidst ij STOP A COLD After = or when we feel a cold coming oiu take a dose Foleys Honey hurl Tar It otI fails to stop a cold if taken in time Take nothing else iC C Davjs Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston ORLANDO preachIat Hazel Patch Saturday and Sun dayMiss Liza Gipson daughter of O E Gipson is very low with some pulmonary disease John Weaver has been very sick for several weeks with some nervous trouble Rev Jewel and wife were visit ing in this neighborhood Saturday last W J Childress will leave Sun day fop Louisville to attend a coursetJ of lectures at the Hospital Colege of Medicine Toni Andersons children who have been very sick with fever are convalescent Mr Gilbert Rbbison and family have moved back to this place frciri Hazle Patch where he has been at work for some time Geo Evans sold a horse to fQrIICl1iis Foster of Nashville a tray man was here this week Andy Mason was tried for dis oiderly conduct a few dadaaggo but was acquitedV i g crolll11erIp Johnnie Philips constable and Wiley Parlfer of CooclilarntdV f Were down in Egept a few nights dudngthePhillips horsetail and onVear off vPOSSUM HOLLER 1CLeveIGreen I been much purturbec1 over the report that you cant read my manuscript and that you also NowIspelinIcontest against six chaws of tobacker that i can beet you on a fair spel Now what do you hav to raWe hav but little nooze to in form the public cv now We learn with pleasure that our soldier boys went to Frankfort settled everything legally and satisfactorily andreturned without the loss ov life limb or blood We do believe as oneov our county officials onst said We need more prayin and less fightin We have good schools firm teach ers splendid lawyers patriotick politishions Cdoquent preachers and Bible readers But I tell YOU confidential f that there iz but durned little prayin dun among all these except what the poor haf pade overworked preachers do and for them to hav to offer sacrifize fur all these iz more thanhe can atone for prop erlyV I had been thinking ov havin a day ov fastin and prayer appointed but az our impending dangers iz all averted i dont no that it will be done Now we hay every chss ov peril in Possum Holler except orethe best Christian class and we will glacl3 make room for a few ov them ef theyll cum We saw sometime since the following problem in the InteriorJournal vizAddany s xof the a- fiureso as to make 21 J1 i I ft 1i 77V 9 9 9 Tie InteriorrJoutual solves it by addijgveacli of thee columns which tnak12o then lieL adds the 2 in thefeffjs place to tie 5iu the units plac raakirrg 70 and then the 3 seveils which makes 21 Nowwe contend that he violates his statement of the problem in his solution for undoubtedly we are to take 6 ot the 15 figures given and add them and aggregate 21 no more nor less Now did he do thisVe say no We think the following is1 cor rect solution viz 9 plus 7 plus plus i plus 9 plus =21 It isl a well established mathematcal principal that no 6or any other even number of integers of odd numbers can be added and produce- an odd number therefore we take 1 2 7 and 9 = 20 and 9 plus 12I- In this we have legitimately added 6 of these figures and made 211 Now tell us who is right if you know and ifyou dont know just own up like a little man We will defend our solution be fore any literary tribunal for we have legitimately added 6 and only six of the figures given and niade the 21 It can also be done by i using the common fraction form instead of the decimal A MISUNDERSTANDING Misunderstood symptoms of dis ease lead doctors to treat some thing else when the kidneys are out of order FOles Kidney Cure will bring you health when other medi cineshave failed C C Davis Co Mt Dr Lixingston Clark Brodhead VernonI There is no better medicine for the babies than Chamberlains Cough Remedy Its pleasant last and prompt and effectual cures make it a favorite with mothers and Small children It quickly cures their coughs and colds eventing pneumonia other serious conse quences It also cures croup and has been used in tens of thousands of cases without a single failure so far as we have been able to learn It not only cures croup but when Oltghrprevent j = T J 4= In cases of whooping cough it lique goit easier to expectorate and lessens the severity and frequency of the paroxysms of degpriving that disease of all dangerous consequences For sale tjy Theo Wesley druggist Mt Ver I nog ZAMKOANGA Philippine Islands December 14 1899 Miss Emma Pennington Dear Sister It is with much pleasure I write you a few lines today I couldwrite you a long letter if I had time but the mail steamer goes out tofiay and I didnt know it until just now This is the first chance I have had to write since we left Honolula We arrived here on the 8th This is an old but beautified city The Spanish burned it and only a few buildings are left Our com pan is located in ah old hospital once a fine building but nearly gone to rack We have been transferred to the artillery I suppose we will stay at this town the other companies will be stationed in different parts of the Island This Island is 500 miles from Manila There has beet but little fighting done here aud dont think we will have any to do I am in good healthweigh 152 pounds2 pounds more than I ever weighed I am taking as goocf care of my health as I know how I ea t a great deal of fruit it beingS cheap four bananas for a cent cocoanuts a cent each The natives wear good clothes and are friendly but there is a race of people here called Moers that go almost nakedwearing only a breach cloth They are the ugliest people I ever saw Well I just returned from a drill withnot a dry thread on me I suppose you are preparing for a merry Xmas only ten days from to day I would love to be there to spend it with you but Xmas will be over and forgotten when you get this letter- I forgot to tell you alou my trip from Honolula We left there on the 6lh of November had a veiy good time for a week or so with gccJintoings we all felt bad very few of us had ever been in a storm at sea We thought the ship was a- sinkyou to can imagine my feelings Well I suppose Harris White gis at home by this time Bob Will jams is well The entire 3ist Reg iment is in good health has never been a death and very little sickness only two of this company A- in the hospital The natives here remind me of little children They never saw a horse or mule before They Ework water buffalos in a cartofathing with wheels sawed horn off a tree There are a few ponies but they are very small Chickens grow wild here can buy one cooked for 15 cents in their money which is 77f cents in ours The v omen here are smalllook alike 15year old girls Most of the men are small tooall but their feet they have an awful foot Will close now and dont be uneasy about me should you not hear from me for two or three months 1 am look ing tor a letter from you on every ship that comes in So good by Your loving bi other GEO PEXNINGTOX Co A 31st U S V L Zamboanga Miranao Philippine Islands BRODHEAD Mr W R Martin of Roanoke Ya is here visiting his uncle R youngI 1IMisses Ellen and Lillie Butner 11JMesdames Dr Gravely Martin were visiting the family of Mr S Martin at Maretburg last week Miss Berda returned with them and is now their guest Mrs j F Cherry attended tIre Jt 11 burial of Mrs Basthrat Lancaster Sunday c Count Attorney Colyer canine down Saturday to prosecute some Gtimsulphur bovs who got on a ti f here Friday night lame I5 year did boy of Calvin S Thompson was thrown froni aW poise last Friday and died of his 1 wounds SundayVBrown and Cress bought of the Albright boys four head of cattle averaging 2250 per head cameIWto Brodhead Wednesday to learn particulars of the shqoting of Sena tor Goebel Therte is onsiderable excitement throughout this vicinity MrsH L Tharpahd daughters Lizzie and Marguerite have re turned to their home qtV Lorretla after a pleasant visit to friends at Mt Vernon i Miss Mollie Houk oil4larctburg is visiting Miss Mollie Brown J N Johnson sat East Bern stadt holding down the wires itMr J B Farmer depot agent at tbis place Hvas seriously hurt while starting the gasoline pump VIIMondayMr and Mrs E B Newland of London Mrs J G Frith of this place attended the burial of Mrs Newlands father at Lowell Ky Sunday last BEREA John Burdette ltasnone to Georgetown College Rcligh Harris of Vhites Station was here Sunday Prof Clarence Poage of Kirks ville preached trial sermon at the Glade Christian church Sunday Mr Willis Foote of Minnesota is spending a few days with friends here Prof L V Dodge gives a lecture Tuesday in the College ChapelV on James A Garfield Rev W E Barton of Illinois a former Berea student is visiting friends here He expects to spend sometime in the mountains rr J A Pennington Ia D S M B DENTST N W Cor Third and Chestnut Stsa LOUISVILLE KY Will be at Miller House It Vernon during all Circuit Courts G W MCCIURE J W BROWN McCLURE C BROWN AttorneysatLa VV MT VERNON KY t All business entrusted to our cafe willV receive prompt attention Office on Main street Our study aha practical work for years have been theV TEETH AND THEIR TROUB LES Ig it any wonder therefore that in 99 cases out ofa hundred we din remedy faulty teeth It is folly to let a decayed or broken tooth go without attention simply because it does not ache It may cause you a great deal of trouble later Let us see what we can do to put it in good shape r Teeth extracted 25 Best amalgam fills 7T Best gold fills L50 A good set of teeth 500 Half fare on R R an4 free hotel accommodations for people from a distance if you write for terms andV engagements DR V H HOBSON Office next door to postoffice Rich mood f JCr WILLIAM KEPT TAB l An Elevator DOT Who Wai n Reaa Jar Gustatory Budget for the House f Monday morning The passenger in the elevator of Ur large apartment house sniffed the air Seems to mc William she saidII J smellcabbage Yesm replied the elevator boy The Fergusonj on the third floor bad is cook in em far dinner Tuesday afternoon If Im not mistaken William there is a stron odor of mutton here Yes m Theyre havin mutton fur din ner at the Welkersons on the next floor about halfway back Wednesday YilliamJ where does that smell of onions Comes fm the Cluppmses maam heir companys gone dont have no meat today Thursday evening I think I notice a flavor of soap in the at mo here William Yesin The Brinkmeyers is doin their washin They do that every two weeks Friday Whos having fish today William The Swallingers on the fourth floor the Biddlecombes an the Shadwells on the sec ond floor an the Jordleses on the third The Dorans is goin to have turkey but they baint begun to cOQk it yit Do you know what we are to have for dinner William ICy csm Cold meat an turnips but I wont tell anybody maam Chicago Tribune 9100 Revrard 100 pleasedtodisease that science has been able to cure all its stages and that is Catarrh Halls Catarrh Cure is the only cure known to the medical fraternity Catarrh being a constitutional disease requires a constitutional treatment Halls Catarrh Cure is taken internally acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system thereby destroying the foundation of the disease and giving the strength by building up the constitution and nature in doing its work The proprietors have so much faith in its cura tive powers that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any case that it flib to cure Send for list of testimonials Address F J Cheney Co Toledo 0 Sold by Druggists 75c Halls Family Pills are the best A Modest Rcanest Ambition is an admirable trait but it is not the singe qualification for success Among highly ambitious youths must be numbered German who for several years had been apprenticed to a cooper The man felt that constant coopering was not compatible with his hopes for the future Accordingthaiter deliberation a few months ago addressed letter to the head of the great Rothschild banking house at Fraukfortfsetting forth at some length his trade and asking to be accepted as an apprentice millionaire promising diligence and all application the business The young man is still a cooperYouths Companion The Pacific anti Oriental Mall Leaves Grand Central Station New York ly the New York Centralevery night in the year at 915 and there readyforHawaii Australia Philippines Japan and China See the new Round the World folder just issued by the New York Central Lines A copy will be sent free postpaid on re- teipt of three cents in stamps by George H GrandCentralA Suggestive Name Mr DukanepThere is one thing to bt said in favor Mr Gaswell What is that A man with that name should have no enemyPittsliurgh PUTNAM FADELESS DYES are fast to sunlight washing and rubbing Sold by all iruggists The fsflow whom you think wears his hair too long is quite as sure you wear yours too short Elliotts Magazine Pisos Cure for Consumption is an A No 1 Asthma medicine W R Williams Antioch Ill April 11 1894 whomheDemocrat t S S 44 Take Time by The Forelock Vonf wait until sickness overtakes you Wizen that tired feeling the first ofimpureyourhealthnesscBe sure to get Hoods because I I I t CONSTIPATION I have gono 14 dAYs at a timo Without a movement of tbo liovrels not being able to move them except by using hot water injections Chronic constipation for seven years placed mo In this terrible condition during that time I did ev erything I heard of but never found any relief such was my case until I began using CASCARET3 I now have from ono to three passages a day and It was rich I would give 10000 for each movement It It such a relief AYIMEII L HUNT Russell Su Detroit Mlob CANDY CATHARTIC P f Pleasant Palatable Potent Tasto Good Do Good Never Sicken Weaken or Gripe We CURECONSTIPAT1ONet- erIInnemdy 411ego nDtreal Sew York DzBullsCough Syrup The best remedy for Coughs Colds Grippe Bronchitis Hoarseness Asthma Whooping cough Croup Small doses quicK sure results Dr uls PillsCllre Constipation Trial ioforc CBrmrslNK DROPSY Consumption NEW PISCOYEHY give quick relief anu cures wars hook of testimonials and IO dais treatment Ifc pr U UUKEva BOfiJ lSzR Atlanta WESTERN CANADA One of the Choice Spots on the Con tinent Open for Settlement The following extracts from an Interesting letter to the Mason City Iowa Republican written by Mrs S A Brigham late of that place but now of Ross Creek Alberta Canada so nearly describes most of the dis tricts of Western Canada that we take pleasure in presenting same to the at tention of our readers WESTERN CANADA Crop Prospects and Climate About Edmonton N W T Interesting letter from Mrs S A Brig ham late of Mason City Editor Mason City Republican Ross Creek Alberta N W T Canada Aug 7 1899 Dear Sir We are located in the Beaver Hills 30 miles from Ft Saskatchewan and 50 miles from Edmonton To the east of these is an immense area of bottom lands which furnishes abundance of hay for the settlers It is dotted with small lakes the largest of which is called Beaver Lake 16 miles in lengthThere is shelter for the cattle and horses now feeding there The Beaver Hills are covered with small green willows which are easily gotten rid of before breaking up the land Here and there poplar birch and tamarack trees abound Small meadows are numerous The soil in these hills is much richer than the bottom lands being a kind of black leaf mould There is no tough sod to break and it is very productive Wheat oats and barley do finely and vege tables are the finest that can be grown Potatoes especially are large and solid easily producing from 200 to 300 bushels per acre and best of all never a tty bug to wrestle with Wild fruit strawberries gooseberries saskatoons or pine berries raspber ries and cranberriesare found in the hills Small tame fruit does finely the red and white currants in my garden are as large again as common sized onesWe have long days during the months of June and July one can see to read many evenings until 10 oclock in the twilight Some nights less than 3 hours of darkness and the birds are singing at 2 oclock Then again it rains so easily You look to ward the west and see a little cloud coming up a gentle shower follow the sun shines forth again and in i little while you forget it has rained Cyclones are unknown here and the thunder and lightning is very light We tad two storms this summer ac companied with wind and hail but nothing to lodge the grain The average heat is about 78 degrees We had three or four days in July at 90 The nights are always cool The winter season is one of great activity All the fencing is gotten out then and logs for the farm build ings By paying 25 cents you are granted a permit at the land office to cut logs upon vacant lands The roads are gcod and smooth for the snow never drifts not even around the buildings and this is A great saving of time to the farmer Hay is hauled from the bottom lands all winter long arid a man can work outside every day as far as the weather is con cerned There are cold snaps when it reaches 40 and 48 below zero but the lack of wind prevents one realizing it und the mountains 150 roBes wevt of us are a great protection Our neighbors are mostly Canadian Scotch Swede andwe hate a nice sprinkling of people from the States The creeks abound in small fish We are now in the midst of hay- making Aug 7th Wheat will not be cut until early September this being a little later season than common but the crop will be immense I send you a sample of wheat and barleyits height is almost even with my shoul ders average 50 inches Newcomers lacking binders can hire their grain cut for 75 cents per acre Prairie chickens are here by the thousands The water is good We have a fine well 15 feet deep In the creeks the water is soft and of ayellowish colour Then again we are surrounded with bachelors we have no less than 18 single men in this neighbourhood on matrimony bent When a feminine gender of any age between 14 and 40 visits these hills we pity her so great is the demand for her company In conclusion if the remainder of cur loved ones were here with us we should better enjoy life on Ross Creek and unless the unexpected develops consider this will be a pretty fair place to end our days MRS S A BRIGHAM Felt Smaller Than He Looked The dwarf of the new house is John L Burnett from Alabama An Alabamian the other day related this story whichwill best illustrate how the diminutive member willappear to the speaker when he makes speech Burnett known in his district as the Jack of Spades practiceThe greatest embarrassment of his life was suffered when he made his debut before that dignified tribunal He was seated behinda aigh table stacked with law books and papers ana when he arose in his turn to ad ress the court their honors were unable to even see the top of his head above the The learned counsel said the chief justice rapping vigorously with his gavel courtesyfto add that Burnett felt mani oldly more di lookedPhiladelphiaCall Unconscious Plagiarism repeatJHselfYeast What now Why in our town we had a piano con oert the other night and the nanu was Prof Gridley When the managerwas ready to start the show he shouted Yoi may bang away when ready Gridley J Conkers Statesman f FIFTYSIXTH CONGRESS Irxt SONM1On Washington lan 23 Senate The com null ou on privileges und iiet Ions made a report on Um Quay case A majority re port was miiist Kouin him and the minority ndvurntro Ktvhip him the stat No art ion was taken The rest of the day was ilttvotiul oUlnly to spwch making Mr Turner suit Mr Russ discussing the Philippine question and Mr McEnery concluding his speech on the race ques tion in the south Hotui The lloborls east was tho one suhjeel ha t occupied he time of the houju Arguments worn inado in favor of both the majority and minority reports poslhmtaken Washington Tall 21 SenateRoutine business occupied the attention of the senate in n brief session The resolution uponthetIme treaty entered into with the sultan of Suiu was pmtsedin extended de bate was precipitated lyLL conference report on the census but the eensus committee sained its point and the measure was sent back to con ferenceIIoUselhe Roberts case occupied the entire time of the house the most of the speeches being made in favor of the ma jority report No ballot was taken Washington Jan JSenalcA bill was introduced to repeal the war reve mile stamp tax also one for the Incorporation of the National Association of Manufacturers the object being the pro motion of the manufacturing interests of the United States Hills were report lIghthousesgiving United States military attaches at foreign courts the rank and pay of colonel for till time of such service The urgent deficiency bill carrying about 9000000 was passed without division nd practically without debate House The ease of Brigham 11 Rob representativeelectfrom of the attention of the house since the bytimehim a vote of to 50 Some minor- business was transacted before the de hate was resumed A bill was passed to create another judicial district in the eastern division of Tennessee A bill was postmasterwas set aside for paying tribute to time memory of time lute Representative Settle of Kentucky were introduced to pay each volunteer soldier who served in Cuba and each one who served in paytoarmy or navy from wearing the uniform of the TTnited States Washington Tan Senate Not in sessionHouseThe greater portion of the ses sion of the house was devoted to eulogies upon the life and public service of the late Vice President hobart The tributes paid to his memory were not perfunctory eulogies but breathed the love and ad miration and respect in which he was uni beganthewas adonted and an attempt was made to repairimmgtheprior t his great victory Opposition de veloped however and it went over Sherman ron N V reported the Tndian ap propra t ion bill Cannon rep called up the genera deficiency bill and asked for time aPPintnielmt of a conference corn mittee on the senate amendments Can non Harney Wis and Lvingston Ga were appointed the conferees Washington Jan jSnateNot in sessionHouseThe house gave an hour to eulo ofLommisiaumabusiness Importance enatlSnatorlfaso1nploing hisTransvaalconsul and criticised the British govern BoersHewilJbeMrTlllmanpine question maintaining that this gov FlUpinostheHouse Representative Brown intro duced a bill appropriating 100000 for the XeniaOintroduce a bill to pension Lieut Col L of3oof the 12th Kentucky infantry Mr Bo reing introduced also a large number of minor pension hills Representative John ston of West Virginia introduced a bill authorizing the secretary of the treasury of3rccnbreledificcdestroyedthe civil war Mr Clayton introduced a resolution that on July f 1001 the milt tary and naval force of the United States be withdrawn from the island of Cuba and tlmt time government hereof be left piJOt8oath to their npplieations for licenses was passed A FUNERAL TRAIN It Will Convey the Doilies of Gen I iirtoii Miij Iiovra11 uiiil Sur goon Armstrong Gust San Francisco lan i0 A funeral train is being arranged by time Southern Pacific Co to convoy the remains of Maj fJen ITonry W Lawton and Maj John A Logan Jr to the east The remains of Dr r L Armstrong r regular army slit eon will also be onvryecl on t1e same Iran The three holies are on the transport Thomas which is hie front Yfruiiia The body of Dr Annstron like that of Hen Lawton is to be interred at Arlington cemetery Maj Logan is to be buried at Voungstown 0 ihe home of his wife Maj Gen Shafter with a military escort will accompany the re mains oft11 lawton to Washington where there will be an imposing mili tary funeral Mrs John A Logan and her children with severaieastern friends will also be on the train Appropriated Employers Money San Francisco lan 30 llobert A Jenkins who was casher of the Texas Pacific llailroart Co at Shreveport La has beei arested here and taken hack to Louisiana on the charge of appropriating 2200 belonging to his employers ExMinls cr Jliep Worse New Haven Ct Tan29Edvajd J Phelps is extremely weak and tIme phy sicians would not be surprised to no tice a change for the worse any hour The doctors dofnot hold out any en couragcmcnt Honeymoon in Tail Wayne W Va Jan 2S Mordecai Ferguson and Miss Polly Lucas were married hertt by Rev r C Lambert The wedding occurred in the county jail and was witnessed by a number of county officials ns veil as time father and lilother of the bride TIme honey fiio on will be sjeiutimt sailas the groom IS under indictment rIrcnuineiut Jurkmil Dead Jackson M5sstlan Jluclge Thos J Vlrityn onc f the oldest and inoKt jitIu1eiit jurists of the staU k dead Artificial SIghtIA Russian inventor trical appliance which he claims willenable the blind to see This will much hap eyesightAnothermuch happiness to those whose stomachs stomIahconstiPaItionDue to Anxiety GuestOuch Youve spilled some soup down my neck Waiter Is orful sorry sah but you see sah Is so in doubt if you is gwine to ubI me atip er not i makes m nervous To Eat Time Best Prescription for Chills and Fever is a bottle of Guovns TASTELESS CHILL loNic Its simply iron and quinine in tasteless form Ho cure no pay Price50c Creatures of Habit Many a man now when he starts to date his letter makes it 99 and then he uses 0y 0y words Philadelphia Record To Cure a Cold in One Day Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets All druggists refund money if it fails to cure 25c It is good to know we cannct give happiness without receiving itElliotts Maga sine ptJorl1ams TILE Jan 20 LIVE STOCKCattle comn 3 65 4 2o Select butchers 4 4 90 IOGS Choice packers 4 85 4 90 Mixed packers 4 75 ti 4 80 Light shippers 450 4 HEEP Choice 4 4 75 AB1BS Extra 650 75 FLOUR Spring patent 3 70 3 95 GRAIN Wheat No 2 red 2 73 Iso 3 red do 62 CornNo 2 mixed Ci OatsNo 2 mixed 25 G2V2PROVISIONSLard 5fi3 HAYChoice timothy L1350 BUTTER Choice dairy 16 ft 17 Clicice creamery 0 APPLESChoice to fancy 3 00 ft 3 50 POTATOES Per brl 1 75 ti 1 85 CHICAGO FLOUR Winter patent 3 40 S 3 GRAIN Wheat No 2 red 63 70 No3 Chicago spring 61 C64 CornNo2 tj 3t1 OatsXo2 22p 2- JPORKMess 10 6- 0LARDSteam 5 73 jj 5 82h4 NEW YORK FLOUR Winter patent 3 55 3 GRAIN Wheat No 2 red W 75r CornNo 2 fa 4- 0OatsNo 2 mixed 204 Rye jp 61 PORK Mess 1050 l110- IARDSteam 6 274 BALTIMORE FLOUR Family 320 3 50 almASouthernCornMixed 35j 3- 6RyeNo2 western 56 57 CATTLE First quality 5 25 fl 5 50 HOGS AVcstern 4 4 90 INDIANAPOLIS GRAIN Wheat No 2 red jt 71 CornNo 2 mixed tl 31 OatsNo 2 mixed J 2H LOUISVILLE FLOUR Winter patent 345 3 55 GRAIN Wheat No 2 red 71 0 72 Corn Mixed 35 2614PORKMessLARDSteam 250 THE NERVES OF WOMEN Lydia E Pinkhams Vegetable Compound Relieves tho SlfTeriiifi from Over wrought Nerves DEAR MRS PINKHAM I am so grateful for the benefit derived from the use of Lydia E Pinkhams Vege table Compound that I wish you to publish this testimonial that others may know the value ci you medicine- I was suffering such tortures from nervous prostration that life tvss a burden I could not sleep at all and was too weak to walk across the floor without aid The diseasehad reached a- condition where my heart was affected by it so that often I could not lie down at all without almost sufflJc ting I took Lydia E ip Pinkhams Vege table Compound and it worked like magic I feel that your medicine has been of inestimable benefit to meMiss ADELE WILIIM SON 190 N Boulevard Atlanta Ga Thin Sallow and Nervous DEAR MRS PINEIIAM 1 was thin sallow and nervous I had not had my menses for over a year and a half Doctored with several physicians in town and one specialist but did not get any better I finally decided to try your medicine and wrote to you After I had taken three bottles of Lydia E Pinkharas Vegetable Compound and three of Blood Purifier my menses returned and I feel as well and strong as I ever did and am gain ing flesh MIBS LENA GAINES Visalia Tulare Co Cal v AlZ ERs Tbii new earliest corn rlit rrola tic nlzc corn growing yielding in 4 in Minnesota bni per acre OATSrm yon L KI beat that SPEITZ f bu per are reateit y- nta hay 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