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Digital page images are linked to the text file. f t3 nun1 Etnnny+ VOLUME XIV MT VERNON ROCKQASTLE COUNTY KY FRIDAY MARCH 219O0 NUMBER 23 1 fcgSSSSSeeeeee eeeS C GtU tlItI STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST I ft s rt POSSE AFTER THEMIThree White Men Benting and Mistreating a Negro and Afterward Killing Him Benton Ky Feb 27The coro ners jury after an inquest over the bodroff John Thomas an old colored man in this county brought in a verdict charging that John Jas and Joe Greer three white citizens of the Little Cypress neighborhood were responsible for the Negros death Itis alleged in the warrants issued that the men took the old Negro who is said to have been offensive and after compelling him to drink a quart of whisky beat him and then shot him three times Sheriff Wallace and posse have gone to the scene to arrest the men and trouble is feared before the men are arrested PASSING BILLS Action Taken Upon Two Important Measures By the Democratic Members of the Senate Frankfort Ky Feb 25The demo cratic senate passed Senator Utleys bill it unlawful for corpora tions to subscribe to or contribute money to political campaign funds The amounffimpbsed for violation of the law is aHine of from 500 to 5000 and revocation of charter The senatcalso passed the Coleman antitrust bill It prohibits the opera tint of pools trusts and combinations of either persons firms or corpora tions whicll seek to raise or lower market values and imposes heavy fines in addition to forfeiture of the right to do business in this state after conviction Clearing the City of Armed Men Frankfort Ky Feb 25The Frank fort city council passed a resolution authorizing the mayor to appoint a committee to investigate the alleged presence in the city of armed moun taineers charged with having threat cued the lives of judges of the court of appeals The resolution directs the committee to call on Taylor and perlare quartered in the state buildings antI the reasons therefor also to in vestigate all suspicious characters found in any part of the city Shot a Widow Owenton Ky Feb 27Mrs Lina McDormant a widow of Hester this county was shot and seriously wound ed by parties who attempted to force admission to her house Upon being refused they fired through the door Jim Moreland Perry Neal and Jim D Gains of the neighborhood were ar J rested charged with the crime and held to the grand jury by County Judge Hill Killed the Highwayman Paris Ky Feb 27 William Gil lespie of Plum Lick was on his way r home when a Negro stepped before him and ordered him to throw up his hands Instead of doing this Gil lespie drew his revolver He was too quick for the wouldbe highway man and shot him dead The Negro is unknown Labor Agitator Killed Middlesboro Ky Feb 27 Henry Cummins it is alleged shot and lulled John Grinan at Hartranft near here Grinan is a labor masterbworkman of lodge and it is alleged was urging men to go on strike Cummins was opposed to going out it is said and a dispute arose over this Cummins claims Grinan fired the first shot He has not been ar rested Reward for Goobein Assassin Frankfort Ay Feb 27The spe cial committee having in charge the bill appropriating 100000 as a re ward for the apprehension of the murderer or murderers of the late William Goebel will report the bill to the house Tuesday with an expres sion of opinion that it should pass The fight will be mace to immedi ately advance the bill to second read ing and democratic leaders have notified all democratic members to be in their seats that day The measure will probably come to a vote on its final passage either Wednesday or ThursdayGates T Will Be Erected Lebanon Ky Feb 24Three turn pike companies owning pikes in the county which have heretofore been under lease of the fiscal court refused to lease them for the ensuing year as the court would not buy the property Tollgates will again be erected and a sufficient guard demanded of the prop gatesffromand Danville the Bradfordsville and riveri KENTUCKY POPULISTS They Will Pursue a Middleofthe Road Policy and Will Not Affiliate With Either Party Litchfield Ky Feb 24The popu list state convention to select dele gates to the national convention met here with a small attendance The convention decided to pursue a mid dleoft1u road policy and will not af filiate with either the democrats or republicans in the national nomina tionsA committee was appointed to as certain who could attend the national convention at Cincinnati on May 9 and lengthy resolutions were passed indorsing among other things the action of the peoples party national committee at Lincoln Neb and the call for a national convention at Cin cinnati when the true populists of the nation may be allowed to express their will without the dictation of bosses Robbers With Some Compassion Louisville Ky Feb 27John Grif fin night watchman lor the Globe Refining Co was making his rounds outside the building late at night when two masked men stole up be hind him and knocked him down They bound and gagged the watch man and leaving him in the engine room blew open the safe in the of fice with dynamite securing only 2 in money and 15 in stamps They then considerately placed the watchman in a chair before the office stove making up the fire so he would keep warm He was found the next morn ing tied gagged and blindfolded How Goebel Was Shot Frankfort Ky Feb 24Little by little the result of the autopsy upon Goebels remains is getting to the public The official statement of the physicians holding the autopsy will prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that Goebel was shot in the right side the ball passing out at the back As evidence of this it will be shown that a piece of one rib was pressed inward penetrating the right lung Had the ball entered the back and come out at the side it would have pushed this piece of rib outward MulerLexington Straus has received a cablegram from Presi dent Diaz of the Matanzas Cuba street railway authorizing him to purchase 200 mules bred in the Blue Grass region or use in pulling street cars A number of Kentucky mules used in Cuba by the United States gov ern during the war fell into the serv ice of the street car company and gave much better satisfaction than the small Mexican animals Mules sell here for from 90 to 130 a head Racing Firm Dissolved Paris Ky Feb 25The noted firm of Clay Woodford horsemen has been dissolved by mutual consent Col E F Clay retains Runnymede stock farm Col Woodford will de vote his time to Racemeade stock farm Will Help Editor Moore Lexington Feb 24The Liberal societies of Ohio and Kentucky have inaugurated a movement to raise funds to defend Editor Charles Chilton Moore in the federal courts on charges of sending obscene matter through the mail- Stricken While Preaching Owensboro Ky Feb 27Rev C E4 Byrd pastor of Settle Chapel Methodist church was stricken with partial paralysis in the midst of his sermon and compelled to dismiss his congregation His physicians are hopeful of his recovery Election of Goebels Successor Frankfort Ky Feb 25It is an nounced that Senator Carter will as sume the right to call an election for senator in Kenton county to succeed Mr Goebel and has named March 5 as the day Will Lose Both Legs Louisville Ky Feb 27Joe Yoga who lives at Pleasure Ridge Park had his feet so badly frozen Sunday night that both legs will have to be amputated Editor Wants to Go to Congress Paintsville Ky Feb 2tW T Stafford editor of Pike county has announced himself as a Tenth dis trict candidate for republican COne gressional nomination Valuable Horse Dead Paris KFeb 24Annie Otl the property of J Sim Wilson was found dead in her paddock Wilson had just refused an offer of 4000 for her Said to Have Stolen Revolvers Owensboro KYf Feb 24G WEI lis formerly of Cincinnati a stenogra pher with W A Guenther Co hard ware dealers is in jail charged with the systematic theft of revolvers FIFTYSIXTH CONGRESS First leloa Washington Feb 2OSenatcMr Per kins presented the credentials of Thos R Bard as senator from California for the term of six years beginning on March 1S90 was adopted authorizing the print lution was adopted authorizing the print Ing of a special edition of 6000 copies of the year book of the department of agri culture for distribution at the Paris ex position Discussion of the Philippine question was then resumed Mr Ken nedy speaking against the retention by the United States of the islands and urg ing that the Filipinos be accorded the right to govern themselves After the passage of 52 pension bills and a number of bills on the general calendar consid eration was resumed of the Hawaiian government bill Some amendments were agreed to but consideration of the meas ure was not concluded HouseBefore the debates upon the Porto Rican tariff bill was resumed Mr Hepburn attempted to secure an agree ment to take up the Nicaraguan canal bill He asked unanimous consent that It be taken up in two weeks but Mr Cameron objected The house then went Into committee of tho whole on the Porto Rican tariff bill Three speeches were delivered which consumed five hours time Mr Hopkins spoke In support of the bill and Mr Newlands and Mr Swanson In opposition to It The speakers devoted themselves almost exclusively to the constitutional question Involved and were listened to with attention Washington Feb 21SenateThe fol lowIng bills were passed AuthorizIng tho Cape Nome Transportation Bridge and Development Co to construct a bridge across the Snake river at Nome City Alaska to provide for the erection of a bridge In Minnesota between Rainy Lake and the mouth of Rainy river granting additional rights of way to the Allegheny Valley Railway Co through the arsenal grounds AmericanSto Incorporate the ataonai- Red Cross James and William or Canada 5000 damages on account of the seizure of the vessel Lord Nelson in 1812 The bill as reported car ried 4 per cent interest amounting to 17600 but as the payment of interest stheof the Hawaiian government bill was then resumed House The house adopted the senate resolution authorizing president to appoint one woman commissioner to rep resent the United States and the National Society of the D A R at the unveiling of the statue of Lafayette at the Paris exposition Before the debate upon the Porto RIcan tariff bill was resumed It was agreed that the debate hereafter should begIn at 11 oclock In the morning and that there should be night sessions Washington Feb 22 Senate Accord ing to an annual custom in the senate on Washingtons birthday Washingtons farewell address was read In the senate by Senator Foraker A number of sen ators being absent Mr Penrose did not call up the resolution involving the right of Senator Quay to a seat In the senate as a member from Pennsylvania The senate then adjourned HouseThe house began holding early sessions meeting at 11 n m owing tc pressure for time In the Porto RIcan de bate The debate brought out several notable speeches including one by Repre sentative Grosvenor of Ohio who an swered a number of questions as to the Representativethe republican member of the ways ana means committee who dissented from the and Mr Moody another Massachusetts republican who sharply colleagueThesessionWashington Feb 23SenateThe session was unusually interesting from the Very beginning In spite of vigorous and ofPennsylvaniaQuay case before the senate and three notable speeches were delivered The vote to take up the case was 31 to 28 but seatingQuayHouseThe entire session o the house was taken up by speeches on the Porte warheldagreement was reached tnat a vote on onTuesdayMondayWashington Feb 24SenateThrough- out the session the senate had under con bUlThetferedbyand tenure of office of the judges of the thedIplomatic dayheMondayheto seating M S Quay in the senate as a representative from Pennsylvania penslombUlsGuckes sergeant Company B 131st Ohlc penslorWUliamana volunteers at 30 a month to pen HomeGuardsa pension Sarah aviiiey widow of Lieut Col Miley at 50 a month Col Mlley saw duty with Gen sUbsequentlylostThe rest ol the time was taken in discussing the Porto Rican tariff bile Washington Feb 26 Senate Formal SenatorQuay byMrtional argument against the seating ol Mr Quay Consideration of the Hawal livelydiscussionSpooner in which the former admitted andNegroesmaintain white domination An amend outthemembers of the legislature but littlt other progress was made HouseThe general debate on the Por untiTuesdayconferences which were going on among dissentIngtheir t1troerenccs upon the bill BoutonBrownLanhamMoonJett Noonan and Wilson againVtlt Phelps Condition Critical New Haven Ctf Feb 7ttJii J Phelps exminister to Great Britain suffered a serious relapse Sunday and his conditon Is extremely Qrltfeal He has been ill for six weeks from pnue monia but for two weeks had been considered out of danger Sunday an abscess of the lungs and a hem qrrhage caused a rapid decline and his physicians fear he qgn not recover Plague Disappearing From Honolulu Washington Feb 27Maj Ennis 6th artillery commanding Camp Me Kinley Honolulu II I reports to the war department under date of Feb ruary 15 one death at Hllo from plague He says there have been nc new oasea at Honolulu for eJiht days GIVEN CERTIFICATES Minor Democratic State Officers De mand Possession of the Offices Injunction Suits Filed By Each of the New Omeiuls Seeking to Oust the Present Incumbents From- OfficeWarning Sent Out Frankfort Ky Feb 27The state contest committee awarded certifi cates of election to all of the demo cratic contestants for minor state of fices Immediately afterward the con testants were sworn in and repairing to the state house in a body they made a formal demand on the repub lican incumbents for possession of the offices The democratic contestants sworn in are Secretary of state C B Hill of Clark county attorney gen eral It ureeldnridge of Boyle coun ty auditor Gus G Coulter of Graves county treasurer S Vf Hager of Boyd county superintendent of pub lic instruction H V McChesney of Livingston county Clerk of the Court of Appeals Shackelford administered the oath or offic- eImmediately after the swearing in of the democratic state officials injunction suits were filed by each of the new officials seeking to oust the present incumbents from office and enjoining them from exercising prerogativesnaThe installation of the democratic officials will have the effect of tying up tightly every branch of the state government pending a decision of all of the contests by the courts From now until then the state will be prac tically without a state government Auditor Coulter at once sent out notices to all county clerks circuit clerks sheriffs and trustees of jury funds that he had been elected and qualified as auditor and now acting as such warned them to pay over no public monies to any other than him self upon penalty of prosecution on their official bonds Frankfort Ky Feb 27Justus Goebel returned Monday morning ac companied by Col T C Campbell who is assisting the detectives in hunting down the assassin and will direct the prosecution of the suspect now under arrest Campbell con ferred Monday with Prosecutor Pols grove in regard to the Harland Whit taker trial which is set for March 6 Justus Goebel returned to look per sonally after the passage of the 100 reward bill which will be favor tJtehousebers who opose the bill on the ground that the appropriation is too large will attempt to break a quor um and if possible prevent it irom being ordered to a second reading The republican senate convened at 1030 Monday morning withLieuten ant Governor Marshall absent and Senator Jolly presiding Nothing was done adjournment following in a few minutes Neither branch of the dem ocratic legislature had a quorum Mon dayA stirring twominute scene was witnessed in the house Monday About 45 members including republicans were present when Speaker Trimble rapped for order at noon No minis ter being in attendance Clerk Williams quickly began reading the jour nal of Saturday Slack rep inter rupted demanding a roll call He in quorumSpeaker read ing of the journal completed and at the close in the midst of a deafening clamor by the republican members de manding a hearing he recognized Booker dem who moved to adjourn It was seconded by Nelson dem and Trimble declared the house adjourned Louisville Ky Feb 27The suit of TaylorThis action was originally brought at Georgetown The filing of the suit here was in accordance with the agreement made by both sides for a consolidation of suits involving the governorship of Kentucky The ac Tayloragainst Beckham and others By the agreement Judge Field will try the consolidated cases The answer and counterclaim of Beckham Castleman and Carter in the injunction suits by W S Taylor John Marshall and Daniel Collier were filed The answer denies all the allegations of plaintiffs petition and sets up a counterclaim that the offices of gov ernor lieutenant governor and adjutant general have been usurped by plaintiffs and defendants pray that they be adjudged the holders of said offices Highwayman Confesses Kansas City Mo Feb 27 Albert Hoskins in the criminal court pleaded guilty to holding up a street car conductor one night last September and was sentenced to 20 years in the penitentiary He is a widower and has two children Two weeks ago a Jury in the same court assessed a 40 year sentence against a Negro high Va nap FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF STANFORD KY GapIMI stocK 100000 SurPlUS 17320 DIRECTORSJ RockelFand M J Miller V7c solicit tho accounts of the citizens of Rockcastle and adjoining count l tousbusiness relations respectfully invited J S docker Pres Jno J McRofcerte Cashier- A A McKinney Asst Cashier r- GO TO JONAS McKENZIE MT VERNON KY For Everything In tory Goods Clothing Boots and Shoes General Merchandise BFST GOODS AT LIVING PRICES COLI 1 VER OWENS 9 UNDERTAKERS Caskets Coffins Robes Etc Kept in Stock Orders by Mall Telegraph or TelephoneI Promptly Filled al OADHEAD a KENTUCKY THE LINCOLN COUNTY- TNATIONAL fJ BANL OF STANFORD KY Capital 1OOOOO Successors to Farmers BanK and Trust Go STANFORD KY t And continuously under same management for 29 years Solicits your Bank account hoping such bussiness rela ions will prove materially profitable and pleasant DIRECTORS J J Williams J E Lynn J S Owsley Sr S H Shanks William Gooch J F Cash A W Carpenter J B Owsley W H Cummins S H Shanks President- J B Owsley Cashier W M Bright Asst Cashier r WILLIS GRIFFINPractical erta e- Fungal r AmD Dlf66tOr MT V RNOJS KY r geeps Coffins Caskets Robes Linen Bosoms Clufii and Collars Can Furnish Metallic Caskets and Have Embalming Don on Short Notice and Easy Terms y 8retq llIDraDb or PromnUUlumdldtoDauorll y MtiVernonv Signal ti FRIDAY MAR 2 1900 Published every Friday by EDGAR S ALBRIGHT L SUBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR SIoo- 1dverfitcgrafes made known on application TISII MY FR LENDS TO BE BRAVE AND FEARLESS AND LOYAL TO THE GREAT COMMON PEOPLE J u THE State Election Commission ers sitting as a Board of Contest on last Monday rendered a decision on the contests for the minor State offices declaring that the Demo cratic candidates for these offices had been legally elected The verdict of the board after an ex haustive review of the evidence was summarized as follows It is now declared Jjy this board that the vote cast in the city of IfOtrisvillc and in the counties of Martin Johnson and Magoffin should be and are hereby deducted from the total vote cast for each contestant aLd contestee respect ively as certified to the Secretary of State by the various County Canvassing Boards and when so deducted the result stands thus For Attorney General R J Bredkiuridge Democrat 166340 Clifton J Pratt Rep 163302 For Auditor of Public Accounts Gus G Coulter Sein 195670 John S Sweeney Rep 163261 For TreasurerS W Hager Dem 165034 Walter R Day Rep 163094 For Secretary of StateC B Hill Dem 165757 i Caleb Powers Rep 162908 For Superintendent ol Public In stuction H V McChesney Deui 165208 John Burke Rep 163 418 For Conimissioner of Agricult NalliW Rep 162746- It is therefore the opinion of the State Board of Election Com missioners sitting as a Board of Contest that R J Breckinridge e ceived the highest umber of legal votes for Attorney General that Gus G Coulter received the high est number of legal votes for And itor of Public Accounts that S W Hajger received the highest mini ber of legal votes for Treasurer that C B Hill received the highest number of legal votes for Secretary of State that H V McChesney re ceived the highest number of legal votes for Superintendent of Public Instruction that 1 B Nail received the highest number of legal votes for Commissioner of Agri culture Labor and Statistics Certificates of election weie at once issued to the Democratic contestants and tlie oath of office was administered to them by the Clerk of the Court of Appeals Formal demand was made for possession of the State records and buildings Possession was refuse- and an hour later injunction suits were filed in the Franklin Circuit Court by attorneys of the Democrtic officials to restrain the Republican claimants from attempting to inter fere in the transaction of the States business Meanwhile the Democratic officials have established tem porary quarters appointed deputies and clerks and begUli business Notice was sent to all county officials who collect State revenue and to all banks which hold State funds on deposit warning them against recognizing the former Republican officials in the transaction of business affecting the State A FAMINE is raging in India countryhasing done to relieve suffering and yet less than on former occasions for all the energies of Great Brit ian are engaged in South Africa The cattle have all died Children aresold by their parents for ten oJ cents Apiece Some mothers are willing 40 give their children away fearing to see them die before tjicir eyes The fierce struggle now going qn between Britian and the Dutch in South Africa has absorbed all of Britiih interest in and to ward India RepIIspeech his maiden effort in theIwas111jghlymembers He argued that the bill should not be supported as Itawas against the Constitution This bill is a source of much dissatisfact ion among the Republicans Fif teen to twenty Republican member absolutely refuse to support a measure so outrageously unjust and unconstitutional The Re publicans who have declared their intention to oppose the tariff meas ure complain bitterly of the present position of the President In his message in December he said it was the plain duty of Congress to establish free trade with Porto Rica Mr Matthew L Harbeson a bright and able young lawyer oJ Covington was nominated for State Senator to succeed Governor William Goebel He will be elect ed Monday and sworn in Tuesday next THE Democratic National Com mitte has uxedupoii July 4th as the time and Kansas City as the place for nominating Democratic candidates for President and Vice campaigns The Jn1W1 Tampered With The Lock Is Picked and New Names Substituted The slips of taper bearing the names of jurors found on the floor of the Circuit Clerks office last Saturday shov that the jury wheel has been tampered with Since last September Court the wheel has been at the Miller Hotel being left there by oversight but of course no one would thaat genial host Hugh Miller with any knowledge of tramtevidently done while at his house Mr Michael the insurance agent part ot the autumn here occuniea the room in which the wheel was left E K Wilson and several local gentleman were frequent visitors to ilichiels room 117 new names were substituted such as Ply Cox Rat Payne Tom Bowles c c c Judge Cotyer inns a large number in his possession which he has used in his examination this week It is clear that the lock was picked by someone and more than one person was interested inputting in the wheel the names The old jury commissioners say that they did not put any of the names found into the wheel and again J L Jopliii did all tile writ ing in putting in the original list while it is clear that three different persons put in the new names as writingsdthey have discovered that the writ ing of two certain men correspond exactly with that found This is a penitetiary offense and the guilty parties should be apprehended tried and convicted If such peo pie should go unpunished we would need no judges or juries Th legal profession and the welfare o society both demand that such actions be severely rebuked Noth ing will be left undone in trying to find out the offenders ADAMS FISTULA SALE Manufactured by J W Adams Co Paint Lick Kv is meeting withready sale everywhere Per sons whohaveused it say itsamarked success and a sure cure for Fistulo Poleevil Sweeney scratches Enlargments Greasy Heel Etc It is sold on a written guarantee and mover refunded if not ss rep VesIlermar 2 3m0 itl r CASTORIAFor The Kind You Have Alwavs sought Bears the- Signature of For insurance of any Kind fireD life or accident only the very companies in the United States represented Call on E S Al- bright agent at SIGNAL office It is very hard to stand idly b and see our dear ones suffer while doctorrAn Albany N Y dairyman called at a drug store there for a doctor to come and sec his child then very sick with croup Not finding the doctor in he left word for him to call at once on his return He also bought oftChamberlains Cough Remedy which he hoped would give some relief until the doctor should arrive In a few hours he returned saying the doctor heed not come as the child was much better The druggist Mr Otto Scholz says the family has since recommended Chamberlains Cough Remedy to their neighbors and friends until he has a constant demand for it from that part of the country For sale by Theo Wesley Mt Vernon For the best flour in town by the barrel or sack for the least money call on Houk Son When you want something to heal a burn or sore or a cut why not try Banner Salve which is guaranteed the most healing oint ment in the world C C Davis Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston The SIGNAL and Twiceaweek Courier Journal one year for 1251 We have saved many doctor bills since we began using Chamber laIns Cough Reined in our home We keep a bottle open all the time and whenever any of my family or myself begin to catch cold we begin to use the Cough Remedy and as a result we never have to send away for an doctor and incur a large doctor bill for Chamberlains Cough Remedy never fails to cure It is certainly a medicine of great merit and worthD S Mearkle General Merchant and Farmer Bedford county PaFor sale by r Theo Wesley Mt Vernon Ky F For good suit of clothes from 750 up as high as you want them call and see C C Davis at Drug store A R De fluent editor of the Journal Doylestown Ohio suffered for a number of years from rheu matism in his right shoulder and side He sayslVly right arm at times was entirely useless I tried Chamberlains Pain Balm and twas surprised to receive relief almost immediately The Pain Balm ha been a constant companion of mine ever since and it never fails For salt by Theo Wesley Mt Vernon GOING DOWN HILL People suffering from kidney diseases a gradual but steady loss of vitality They should lose no KidneyCureC C Davis Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston If troubled with rheumatism give Chamberlains PainBalm a trial It will not cost you a ceu applicatiotfsprains and bruises in onethird th time required by any other treat men Cuts burns frostbites quinsey pains in the side and chest glandular and other swellings are quickly cured by applying it Ev ery bottle warranted Price 25 and 50 cts For sale by Theo Wesley Mt Vernon Ky A LITTLE KNOWN TACT That the majority of serious dis eases originate in disorder of the kidneys Foleys Kidney cure is guaranteed Try it to lay if youie not feeling well j ItVernontDrLivingston IHOME1IARKE Sou Mt Vernon K- AlI4CYi Lion Coffee jj ric Green Coffee tdcI2 c iJjfc Flour No lper bairel 400 nBeUe of Lincoln per brl 350 per Ib SIC an Boone Soap 4 cakes 5C Star Soap 3 cakes xoc Rice No i per Ib 7cGranulated Sugar per Ib 67c Extra Light Brown Sugar lb6cSprup Caramel gal bucket 350 Sorghum best homemade gal 4oc Shipstuff per hundred roo Calico all the best brands 5j4c Calico all cheap grades 5c under Can goods Bj3c Clothing suits 750 to 1500 Lard 87 c insmall lots 7cts in 5oib lots or more Northern seed oats per bu 42c Corn per bu doe Millet hay per hundred 65 c Timothy hay per hundred 75C Potatoes per bu 100 Eggs per doz 126 c Feathers per Ib 40c Cattle extra shippers 475 to 500 Cattle common X275 to 400 Hogs best heavies 505 Hogs medium 495 Hogs roughs 375 to 440 Sheep extra good 425 to 445 Sheep common 300 to 375 LOOK Top prices paid fo furs game eggs poultry hides feath ers and all kinds of country pro duce A E ALBRIGHT BRO Cincinnati Ohio Reference Second National Bank Cincinnati First National Bank Stanford KyjCurry Tunis Nor wood Lexinton Ky- WANTED Reliable man for Manager of Branch Of flee I wish to open in this vicinity Goqp op Kindlybmention this paper when writing- A T MORRIS CINCINNATI O Illustrated catalogue 4 cts postage 1000000 DEATHS FROM CHOLERA DURING THE PAST YEAR i The Germs of this Fatal Disease are Lurking Everywhere Thou sands of Dollars Saved by This Wonderful Discovery Hundred of thousands of dol lars has been lost in the poultry business on account of the devasta tion among the flocks caused by Cholera roup gape and other fatal diseases There have been many remedies advanced but none seem to be so successful as the American Poultry Mixture This will cure chickens in the last stage of cholera and roup and is excellent for gape Do your fowls suffer from violent diarrhea dropping of the wings stupor or excessive thirst These are the first symptoms of cholera heinginfectious the entire flock Take time by the forelock dont stop to experiment with unreliable or untried remedies Use this mixture at once and the sanitary measures they recommend in connection Doilt tin the dissease cures every time Itis also guaranteed for roup which can be told by hoarse breathing swelled eyes discharge at the nostrils resembling catarrh Fifty dollars is offered for any case the Mixture will not cure If some of your fowls are diseased it will prevent the rest from catching it It is cheap reliable and effective moreIthanremedy does more good than all of them combined It is used and endorsed by thmost experienced and largest breeders of plain and fancy poultry in all parts of the quartchase money If your druggist dont sell American Poultry Mix thatecase send 100 for sample box to American Mfg Co Terre Haute Ind THE BEST SALVE IN THE WORLD is the Banner Salve It is made from a prescription by a world visi kuown skin specialist aria is poor tively the most healing salve fed piles burns scalds ulcers running sores and all skin diseases C C Davis 8 Co ATi Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston Insurance of allt kinds 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want your trade Come andsee us HOUK sblM i A t UCUJaA lcOO Hlt1OJ 0 U OduI UdIIi 1IUD satinh 1w JC notttaalV ldruoid pDpiinodiuoo AnujaJGQ snopdposajj V SIIO pUB S1L1Bd so gqoL pU 13 S l 0 sauQIJ s JIan a sauTaina JN Uacl s13tlJQ Anq oa 9DBjd oti si 3JOJS 6nJJ 0 0- lNO J 1 x Mt Collegiate Ins titut IN CONNECTION WITH CENTRE COLLEGE January 1st IQOO ACADEMIC INTERMEDIATE AND PRIMARY DEPART MENTS Specia Normal Work for TeacherDu- ring the month of Tune there will be a special Normal for teahers A E EWERS Miller House HUGH MILLER PROPR 5 Headquarters for Cpmmercia Men 8Jorter at all trains MT VERNON LIMECOMPANY Manufacturers of Lime and brick They also furnish Lime BuiHmg Stone rough quarry face or cut Orders promptly fill- edInsurance ofall kinds J Gall at the Signal rroffice f Children I signature I Use Over Thirty Years stylish ust7 N33 Vernon Winter Session Open Principal WANTEDSPLIT HICKORY SPOKES 2X2i10 inches long all white C grade or better 12 per m IX230 inches long red tr 1xi4 8 inches long white jr 1 permD-o Ie red 4 perm SINGLE TREE BILLETS 2fx3 w 38 iricha lono tU 22 per m1- To be deliveredat any S atiou onKDofL N or L qi division will cull once every w weeks 4 LJAitlZFTIY Ins Gter C V tBiodhrad ICy it ernofl Signal AMP VERNON KYM MAR 2 1000 Eniered at ItiC Mt Vcrnoi Ky Postoffice ns sec oniiclass mail matter- MASONIC Ashlaml Lodge No 640 meets 2rd 101I1 day 10 A m CHURCHES Christ Jan Holds services 1st d 3r Sunday t at 11 a in and at 630 pm Presbyterian Holds services on the 4th Sunday Baptist Church Services on the Second Saturday night and Sunday Suuday School at 9 a m every Sunday Prayer meeting oa Tuesday nights t CiLtilld OTHERWISE Pay up your subscription Rev Green Fish was in town TuesdayMrs Georgie Rice went to Louis ville last Sunday Villiam Baker is again able to be out on the streets Tim Woods bought of Tom Stew art a milch cow for 25 A question for the teachers In what state is Lake Pepin Mr and Mrs J L Joplin are both on the sick ist this weeK Z T Dickson is now working in the L N yards at Corbin Mr John M Smith of Living ston was here Tuesday on business Dr John Mason Williams spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Cin cinnati J W Brown went to Livingston Tuesday to attend to some legal businessGeo Proctor of Quail is very sick and Mrs Joe Smith is low with MeaslesHarry Blazer spent a few days with his wife who is teaching at Dunkirk Ind Miss Kate Poynter of Pulaski McountyPoynter this week Jailer G S Griffin and Deputy Sheriff H L Tate mader a big haul of violators Tuesday There will Le prayer meeting at the Christian church every Thursday hereaftern A fine boy is at J L Norton Mother doing well and Lasala wears a big broad smile Old Dan Rice the veteran show iian died the past week iu New York aged seTcnyseven- SniltpDc cises at Wildie are considerably better and but little danger of its spreading further Hon Sam Ward W H CarI inicle R P Norton John E Craig Ed Houston were in town Wednesday Rev Cole of Barbourville has been called to preach two Sundays in each month at the Christian churchMessrs T B Lear and Sam Purcell were in town Monday on business connected with the T J Coffey estate Mrs Fannie Adams is in Louisville where she will reman several weeks under the care of a physi cian for nervous debility Springdontwill have the same old disease of gnawing at the stomach Rev Chas Peterson who used to live here a year ago and who many knew was killed by a train at Rome Ga Demcember 7th last Capt W H Spradlin of Galla tin Tenn who has many friends in this county reutued home Wednesday having come to attend the funeral of Mrs Margaret Fish Ve hear that Geo T Johuson aud Ike Dooley will probally buy out the Round Stone Quarry Co at Withers Ky We have been unable to set the Jact so they will SigrialSfnsf i d fiW The wife of Judge H C gyer sole fell at London and broke her arm and her condition is serius W R McC lure went tn Pine ville to look out a suituable loca tion preparatory to moving to that place 1 W Dr Donald McDonald the able and eloquent divine of Danville visited Dr Ewers and the College yerterday Glasgow voted dry The women of the town held an allday prayer meeting while the voting was going on W A B Davisis the gtardian of AcyBryant which insures that his pension money will be well and properly handled- J W Marie will go to Jellicu Ten in the next few c ays so as to be there to look after his lumber interest at that place Mrs Elizabeth Whiteheadwho lives with her son W B Whitehead is in town visiting her daughter Mrs C C Williams- Representative Gilbert will intro duce in the House a bill granting a pension of 50 per month to Mrs W H Dobbyus of Danville The word Com ia South African expression meaning uncle Boer means a ruralist or farmer Burgher means a freeman Ben Lamb of near Livingston and John Farris of Loincoln county have tl ailed farms They moved- to their new homes Thursday Jim Arnold had a fine mule killed a few days since either by being shot or by having been thrust throughwith a sharp instrument The antiGoebel Democrats of Covington nominated L L Creasey of Cvington for State Senator in opposition to th egular Democrat ic nominee Dr 11 Pinnington had a cow to die Wednesday morning under pe culiar curcumstances From all indications it was thought to have been hydrophobia of the relics stolen from ISome Historical Society room during the occcupation ct the Statehouse by Taylors soldiers have been anonymously returrned Sheriff Catron and deputies Tate and Wood took John D Drew and Dick Owens to the penitenti ary at Frankfort and James Price to the Reform Schoolat Lexington fMr Vill Owsle a son of the late brillant Judge Mike Owsley of Lan caster died last week of cousump tion He was a cousin of the beau tiful Miss Dove Letcher of the Col lege Faculty Burglars robbed the store of J L Hutchins of Preachersville Lincoln county last night Blood hounds were brought from Danville and Stanford and efforts are being made to get the trail of robbers Articles of incorporation leave been filed in the County Clerks office at Somerset by J P Hornaday D S Anderson and L M Jackson as chief incorporators for the Cogar Creek Coal Company The capi tal stock is 25000 GeoT Johnson of Orlando one of the most enterprising merchants in the Mountains a young man who has made deadoodelsof money in the last four years called to see us while in town Monday George is business and has a bright future In thedeath of Mrs T Zi1TOr row of Somerset Kentucky lost one of her noblest women one blessedwith both heart and brain always an unselfish Christian char acter a lover of the church a constant reader of the Bible a true and faithful follower of the meek and lowly Nazarene The cost per day of Taylor maintaining his army around the Capital at Frankfort is estimated at 5000 Mr Taylor says he was worth 20000 when he entered politics That itcost him 10000 to be made V ttorney General and his race for qverrorcost ioooof A bill in the present Congress provides that the 12th day of Feb ruary the birthday of Lincoln and the 20 day of April the birthday oft Jefferson be made legal holidays but it has not yet been acted upon James Townsend the King Bee or Pltarolis host is iu jail Jiaving been convicted of selling Egytian Tea Before the Duke of Egypt is liberated he will realize that the way of the Moonshiner is hard Solomon Hendrickson age sixty years whose eyes are defective while out turkey hunting on Pine mountain three miles from Pine yule accideiitly shot his aged bro ther Gillis Hendrickson one seri ously injured him on Feb 27 The Will of Jesse Reynolds was probated here Monday His son James M Reynolds and Joshua Wilson were named as the executors and S D Lewis David Elder Jr and Tart Proctor were appointed appraisers to set aside exemption for widow N 1 Buster President of the White Lime Stone and Brick Co sent in the last of week mule wagons and general implements necessary for the opperation of their works near tunnel NO2 The goods for the commissary have also arrived A new Democratic weekly is soon to be started in Harrodsburg which is to be called the Mercer News It is to be a freesilver Democratic journal and to be edited b Prof Boswell Five thousand dollars is to be raised in shares of 25 each 3000 of which has already been subscribed Bumgardner Smith sm lil car riers between this place anc Somerset will begin opperating i stage line between the two places about April 1st They say they intend to run it strictly on a business plan and trust that the people will give them enough of their patro nage as to insure its continuance A man lived died and was bur ried in the United States who was once king of a grand nation Who was the king Of what nation was he ruler and in what city of the United States did he live die and was burried Vhen the corect answer is sent in we will print same and givenamft of person sending it The attachment suitQf J W Marler Son against Geo and A B Cromer in which Cromers store had been attached was heard by Judge Williams Monday After hearing of the proof the Judge dis charged the attachment but rendered judgment for the debt S D Lewis and L W Bethurum represented Iarler and C C Wil liams was attorney for Croiners A special from Chattanooga Tenn says In connection with W J Bryans trip from Atlanta to Nashville an interesting episode has come to light An official of the Louisville and Nashville railroad whichcon trols the Western and Atlantic and Nashville Chattanooga and St Louis is said to have tendered a special train to convey Bryan from Atlanta to Nashville Bryan promptly refused the offer His refusal was through loyalty to the cause of the late Goer Goebel of Kentucky One of the most interesting and hotly contested suits that we have had for years was tritd in the Cjr uit Court last week between Mrs Margaret Sambrook and W R Dil lion of Livingston Williams Williams represented Mrs Sam brook while Capt pillion had Judge T W Alcorn of Stanford BethurInmbar In 1893 Mrs Sambrook sold anlsiontogether with some boom privileges on the river and a strip of land on far side of and running along the river bank for two miles Because of Mrs Sanibroqks want of title to it all he set up an action of damages against the collection of the purchase money noj V andVilie jury awarded htm Coo- S r 1 t f Sometime Tuesday night some wretch or possibly wretches pulled down front its fastenings high up on the front of the legislative building the black cloth draperv placed there by order of the Legislature in memory of the dead and myrtered lea ler Gov Goebel Much indignation is being expressed by the citizens of the Capitol and the good people generally The average duration of life is about 33 years Onequarter of the people on the earth die before the age of 6 years onehalf before the age of 16 and only about one person of each too born lives to the areacalculated at 67 per minute 97790 per day and 35639835 per year TIe births are calculated at 70 per minute 100800 per day and 36 762000 per year Hon C J Bro ston has writ a letter and what a letter it is In substance he says Mr Goebel was not as bad u man as he said he was last summer but that he had a bad lot of friends and as he Goebel was true to his friends and anxious to please them he did many things that was repulsive to his Mr Goe bels manly heart and now that he is dead all things done by him for his friends should be forgotten cud the good Democrats come together The question is often asked Is there a succession in the Cabinet for the presidency There is a reg ular succession for the presidency of the United States The office as formerly in case of the death or disability of the President goes first to the Vice President from him to the Secretary of State then to the Secretary of the Treasury and so on the other members of the Cabinet who are eligible to the presidency and have been approved by the Senate DaveThompson Jr son of AnI dew Thompson welltodo farmerI of Preachersville left Sunday fo- rNevlurkto undergo tieatmentat the Pasteur Institute He was ac companied by Dr Brown of titan ford The young man was bitten recently by a rabid dog anc while no signes of rabies has as yet develop d the large number of rabid dogs js en recently caused him considerable uneasiness and he was um iJHng tb risk the tnac stones in the ficiintv 0vJi J J Deputy United States Marshal Con McCarty arrested at Lexing ton Monday morning Editor C C Moore of the Bluegrass Blade and his pub1ishet Jamsrc E Hughes Moore is charged with violating his promise not t0 continue send ing obscene matter through the United States mails It is claimed a certain article in his paper on the Virgin Mary was not mailable Both gave bond in the sum of r ooo to appear before Judge Evans at Louisville on TuesdayI United States District Attorney R D Full Tuesday morning nolle pressed the indictments against Jesse IL Alverson S J Embry Jri and R L Hubble of Stanford who were accused of intimidating colored voters at the polls in the recent election Mr Pill stated that he had carefully examined the cases against the accused parties and feltsurc that no offense had been committed against the United States Government Oc his mo tion the cases were Miiollied DAVISOSGILBERT CONTEST The following special from Washington to Saturdays CourierJour nal gives the latest developments in the Eighth district contest case It was intimated today that the Divison Gilbert contested election case would nut be referred toa subcommittee for report hut would be considered by the full committee Thre is a possibility that in tIle event the law under which the election was held in the Eighth district is declared uncon stitutional the committee will re port to declar the seat vacant However it has not been settled yet just when the case will be tak Pt1lIotiCconsideration I DIED Mrs Margaret Fish aged 73 died Friday night of stomach trouble Mrs Fish was the wife of the late Judge J11 Fishr who was for four years Judge of this county and who also served one term it he Legislature from this count To Mrs Fish six children were born lour of whom are still living Judge J B Fish of this place G C and Hiram Fish who live on the old homestead and Mrs Dr J L Whitehead of Norton Va Those deadare Mrs Capt YIf Sprad lin who died about twenty years ago and Mrs J K McClary who died five years ago The SIGNAL extends its deepest sympathy to the bereaved children in the loss of their mother which is the great est loss ever known or experienced by the human family TOWN TALK U C Bakers prices are not copyrighted but other merchants have no use for them they are too low A fog horn is not needed to call peoples attention to our bargains the pricesare sufficient Biggest stockmens fine suits in Rockcastle at 3 4 5 and 6 The best 5suits thisside of Cincinnati All our slices were bought before the sdvaicc andeve will have shoes at the old prices all the yearBig line of mens 25C suspenders at1 5C a pair All calicoes at 5C Coffee still at roe a pound 12 pounds of soda for 25C Best flour 45C and 5oc a sack IUG BAKER COUNTY COURlooI Logan Arnold Geo Vance Ben Price Pate McClure Logan and Lynn Cromer and James Dyer were fined 100 each and cost for being drunk at church when Rev B S Davault was preaching and Pate McClure was given i 5 and loadcostgoing from church service Eugene J Hall the poet and publisher says that one dote of Foleys Honey and Tar restored his voice when hoarseness threatened to prevent his lectuie at Cen tral Music Hall Chicago CC Davis Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros LivingstonS Cropuu ==z rA car load of good i2olb steers were put up at public auction and withdrawn at 481 They belonged to Simon 1VeilJolin Down ing bought a couple of 9501 b bull at 3i4CVeil sold a bunch of iight heifers at 1275 each Marquis Bem sold three small bunches of heifers at auction rang ing from 350 to 450 lbs at 13 50 14 and 20 He also sold a bunch of calves for 211hornt and find Hampton sold 400 lambs for 4fcIfom c Mr Jones of Jessamine county sold a lot of heifers about 600 lbs at 2350 e chViu chester Democrat H C Bottom bought 82 cattle on Cumberland river at 4 cts Mules are changing hands at 60 to IooAdair News TOO many people lose valuable time in experimenting with cough and cold cures They should take Foleys Honey and Tar before it is too LATE C C Davis C Co Mt Vernon Dr Clark Brodhead Hagan Bros Livingston Insurance of all lrlndsCaJ at the Signal Mt Vernon Agents ou salary of 1500 per week and expenses the greaeI3I agent seller ever produced evon stock and poultry raiser buys it es sight Hustlers wanted Reffer ence Address with stamp Amert ican Mfg Co Terre Haut Ind feb 231 yr Franklin at the Signal office t t has Spectalefames t fi COURT CALENDAR y COUNTY COURT Fourth Monl day in each month- QUARTERLYCoiiwrFiistllon = day in January April July and October CIRCUIT COURT Second Men day in February Fourth Monday in May and Third Monday in sSap teraber MT VERNON POLICE COURT Third Monday in each inotuth P A Penoihftton B D S M IV DENt Tr N W CorVtfiird aii3veMtTH St5 LOUISVILLE KY Will he at Miller Houk ft Vernon during all Circuit Courts l u R G WILLIAMS Attornewat LaW MT VERNON KY C C WILLIAMS 1 Attorneat Law5 Mt Uernn Ky B B = Office on 2nd floor otnew brick on Church street Specia attention given to collections G W MCCLURK J W BROWN McCLURE BROWNS Attorney atoIvgrw t MT VERNON KY All business entrusted to our rcare will receive prompt atteitio7 Office on Main street 3943 1ST NATIONAL BANKOF LONDON KY Capital 50000 Surplus io6bo V BOREING li HOPE t resident VicePresident I R1f JACKSON Cashier VJt WANT YOUR BUSINESS L W A Painter CARSONan Paper Hanger Broclliead Kentucky All work firstclass and guaraii teedtqgive satisfaction =1 yI Fr1thij- F j FRANCISCO Propr Located at the Depot h mJ Brodlieacl fty Good Livery Attached Meet all Trains Day and Night Traveling Men and Railroad 1 men Solicited Will fslunches for all trains f WHICH DO YOU LIKE Many persons shouid choose the way they would prefer their teeth to look WHICH DO YOU CHOOSE Ve can take the uneven broken set and fill in special teeih and care for those that remain The result is a nicelooking mouth instead of an ugly one Let us try for you If your teeth are getting loose we can make them FIRM as in the days of yore If you have lost a few teeth we can replace under the lat est methods and so natural as to fool old nature herself A good set of teeth 5 best alloy fillings 75C All work at reduced prices I DR HOBSON Office in the Hobson building next door to the government ibuild Jug Ricrirnpn3fKyv t PT Charity Begins At Home Be kind to your Body Qe member it is fed not By thoughts of what you think youll do but by the strong volume of vital force which the heart distributes Treat your lifes blood well Hoods Sarsaparilla is a medicinal sister ofcharity and aids to keep you in good health as nothing else can Pure Bloodu My blood was poor I had headaches and but little appetite Since taking two bottles of Hoods Sarsa parilla the headaches are gone my blood lis ingood condition and I have a good ap pettte C A Hoffman 580 Broadway long Island City N Y Hoods Pills ciao liver ills tho nonirritating and only cathartic to take with Hoods aarsaparllla ABSOLUTE SECURITY Cenuine Carters Little Liver Pills Must Bear Signature of See FacSlmllo Wrapper Below Tory BKiell end as easy I I to take as sagac CARTERS BTTLEIVEK PILL Prlc3U FOR HEADACHE FOR DIZZINESS FOR BILIOUSNESS FOR TOHPID LIVER FOR CONSTIPATION FOB SALLOW SKIN FOR THE COMPLEXION tPaTclTTegcU1Jlo N CURE SICK HEA- DACHEPILES IIsuffered the tortures of tho damned with protruding piles brought on by constipa tion with which I was afflicted for twenty years I ran across your CASCARETS in tho town of Nowell In and never found anything to equal thorn Today I am entirely free from plies and feel like a new man G H KEITZ Jones St Sioux City la CANDY CATHARTIC L TRADE Pleasant Palatable Potent Taste Good Do Good Never Sicken Weaken or Gripe lOc 25c tOe CURE CONSTIPATION Sterling nemcdy Cbletgo Bontreal lien York NOTOBAG Sold andguaranteed byonll drug gists to Established i848 Palmers Lotion The Great BEAUTIFIER an- dSkin Curer For Pimples Tetter Eczema Sore Eyelids Burns and all Diseases of the Skin and Mucous Membranes that can be reached byan outward application Lotion Soap Prevents and assists in curing all such I afflictions At Druggists only I W L DOUCLAS 3 3350 SHOES comparedwith IzidorseclbyoverI fThe genuine have W L Douglas name and price tstamped on bottom Take no substitute claimed to be as good Your dealer should keep themif not we send a pair on receipt of price and ace extra for carriage State kind of leather size and plain or cap toe Cat free rsVI L Brockton Mass NOT the CHEAPEST UNION MADE BEST BUGGY our factory can build forthe CnUOO buys the Buggy here Illustrated fully equipped with tha cuitoiiKjra choico of either HEAVY Itabbor or Loather Quartertop End or Brewster sidebar sprit gsYoui As choice of color in painting Cloth XSMor leather trimmed BES- IelICKo1ty crewed Rim Wlleels rf u atj or llnch tread Full length Bruisola Carpet BOOT SxonM ArnoN Socket Toe Hull Srnno Beck NICKEL Line Rail LEATHEB Trimmea thafts Vu have vehicles from 985 SncIudin Itaad Carts Ituud Uugons Harrcyn Pha eton Traps Bprlns W soii and liuilucia lUg Shipped O D Mat of the Mountains on ceipt of 200 subject to examination Forthose nhe prefer to send the full nmount with the order we will includo a good irhip OUR SPRING CATALOGUE 1009 illustrating some of tho line in NATURAL COLORS will be sent prepaid upon receipt of cents which pays part of the express charges and will bo tinded on receipt of the tlNt Thi catalogtw wholesale vrlcea on EVEHYXHlNG1ou EAT- WEAR and Establishod JOHN SMYTH CO itoico VMadlson St Order by this No 11 B CUIC- AGOILLDLuIis Syrup LAMBS The best remedy for Consumption Cnrea Coughs Colds Grippe Bronchitis Hoarse ners Asthma Whooping cough Croup Small doses quick sure results Dr Bulrs PillsCtr msJi lion Trial ofor5c Throat Candy one of tin beat Vocalists Public Speaker etc Send eta CO OttaWaOauaa fOrJJoIDpl iz sMTwG r 3T WAS CRUEL A Smart Young Man a Timid Maiden and a Cnte Little Box She was really very timid And was he quite sure it would not hurt herIt was so annoying be suddenly fright ened A dead open and shufbrace game of curity from harm How nice No she did not understand exactly but as she had never never seen a real live red bat she might take just one peep just a into the cute little box he had in his hand twinklingbatty funnyheyetGiveYes he could hold her handas an assur ance of his presence and support if neces sarv thoughNow carefully that the little bat cannot fly out and tear her fluffy flufflets And she was sold as a Greek slave in the market place of the streets of Cairo by a brickbat Washington Star CELESTIAL CHAFF The Pointed Retort of a Small But Smart Mongolian to an Amer ican Schoolmate The young daughter of a former Philadel phian is a schoolmate of little Wu the on of the Chinese ambassador at Washing ton During a recent visit here she often talkedabout the little celestial and toM tales about him that seemed to indicate that little Vu at times gently guys his Christian schoolmates He is awfully cute she said and speaks very correct English Hes just my age yet hes ahead of me What he likes best to eat he says is miihi That is young mice dipped in honey and swallowed raw A horrible thing isnt it But Wu says that milhi arent half so squashy slimy as raw oysters His mothers feet are so tiny that she can hardly walk at all She is pushed about in a wheeledchair I asked AVii once if he didnt think it was cruel to torture the Chinese ladies feet like that He said Virginia my papa says that whenever any person asks me that question I must make the follow ing reply It is not more cruel than for American ladies to torture their waists in steel corsets until their noses are beet red and their shapes like an hour glass Then he a loud laugh and walked away with his little hands in the pockets of his baggy brocade trousers He looks awfully grave and funnylPhiladelphia Press TO MEET STEAMSHIPS A New Service by the New York Cen tral Railroad George H Daniels general passenger igent of the New York Central and Hud son River Railroad has added a steam ship bureau to the equipment of the passen service of the road He has engaged Captains Louis Ingwersen and F A G Schultze to superintend the bureau and one of their duties will be to meet all incoming transAtlantic and the principalcoastwise steamships to assist passengers who wish t0 leave the city via the Vanderbilt system Capt Ingwersen will have charge of the American Cunard White Star Atlantic Transport Wilson Alleho and AllanState ines and Capt Schultze has been assigned to the NorthGerman Lloyd Hamburg American French Rotterdam Red Star and Thingvalla lines They will meet all incoming steamships and will be prepared to furnishrailway tickets parlor and sleeping car accommo dations and to assist passengers with their baggage and check it to points on the line- f the railroad after it has been passed by the customs inspectors They will also furnish passengers with cabs operated by the railroad company and furnish time tables and general information to passengers two men have also been directed to lheI passengers who come to this city new of going abroad and such passengers vill be met at time Grand Central Station on incoming trains and conducted to the- steamship Their baggage wiU be atthded- to and steamship tickets can be prcured in advance by communicating with Mr- DanielsFrom the New York CommercIal- Advertiser Hard on time Doorkeeper On the opening day of the session of the Fiftysixthcongress a tall gaunt man shambling of gait highwater trou sers a hat in any way and an overcoat that needed brushing presented himself at the center door of the house of representatives He started to walk right in but was stopped by one of the doorkeepers who said to him testily Say dont you know you cant go in there No I didnt know it my friend I thought I could he said mildly Nobody but memo bers allowed in Well Im a mem ber Congressman Cushman of Washing ton Oh I beg your pardon walkright in As Mr Cushman strode into the naIl the astonished doorkeeper looked after him for a moment and then turning to his as sistant on the door said Say Bill did you see that Well after that I aint got the nerve to stop anythingCriterion- Yes he brought out his history of the regiment for private crculation Indeed Thats strange Idont think so Every copyCleveland TIlE MARKETS Cincinnati Feb 26 LIVE STOCKCattle comn 3 50 4 15 Select butchers 4 75 4 83 CALVESExtra 725 1j 1 50 HOGSSelect packers 4 95 5 00 Mixed packers 4 75 4 92 SHEEP Choice 530 5 75 LAMBSExtra r 700 715 FLOURSpring patent 3 70 39- 5GRAINWheatNo 2 red 73 No3 red iP 73 CornNo2 mixed 36 OatsNo 2 mixed 2o RyeNo2 63 HAY Choice timothy 1375 cl14 00 PROVISIONSMess pork 10 8711 ZT Lard 5 5- 5BUTTERChO ice dairy 15Wi 16 Choice creamery P 26 APPLESChoice to fancy 360 3 75 POTATOESPer brl 165 1 75 CHICAGO FLOUR Winter patent 3 50 3 70 GRAIN vheat No 2 red 08 No3 Chicago spring 61 5CornNo2 3- 4OatsNo2 22 MP 23 RyeNo 2 53d 54i4 PORKMess 955 1065 LARD Steam 5 67 5 70 NEW YORK FLOUR Winter patent 360 3 85 7tCornNo2OatsNo2 mixed tb 29 60YPORKMessLARDSteam g 10 BALTIMORE FLOUR Family 320 ffi 3 50 G7tfSouthernCornNo 2 mixed 3S4 38f aRyeNo2CATTLEFirst quality 510 g 5 40 HOGS Western 5 5 5 60 INDIANAPOLIS GRAIN Wheat No 2 red IV 9CornNo2 mixed f ji 32 OatsNo 2 mixed 2j 24 LOUISVItLE FLOURWinter paten3 45 S 55 GRAIN Wheat No 2 red 71 72 Corn Mixed 35 YPORKMcssLABDSteaznoom7niifr W rt r ft For Wireless Steering AnE 1ishinvention forsteering any craft wlletherlulbmerg2d or otherwise by means of an ether wave on the wireless telegraph principle has been perfected In naval want is to make the torpedo boat al most infallible In tlis respect it will equal the great American dyspepsia curcr Hostet tens Stomach Bitters Avnich never fails to curo constipation indigestion dyspepsia biliousness malaria feverand ague very one needs it and all druggists sell it He Fell Into the Trap WifeDid you mail that letter I gave you this morning HusbandOfeoure I did How provoking I wanted to add a post scrip Producing time leUerVcll hero itis Why didnt you tell me that in the first placeChicago Evening News Catarrh Cannot Uo Cured with LOCAL APPLICATIONS as they cannot reach the scat of the disease Catarrh is a ordcrtoHalls Catarrh Cure is taken internally and surfacesi thobestis a regular prescription It is composed of thebestmucous surfaces The perfect combination of the two ingredients is what produces such SendforOSoldHalls Family Pills 25 cents Suggested by the L TeacherNow Johnny you know the eagle stands for America What animal typifios Great Britain JohnnyI dunno OhYCS you do Think for a moment it begins with I- Enger1yLobsterCatholic Stand ard and Times An AllYear Resort The Crescent Hotel Eureka Springs Ark opens March 1000 A most desirable at tractive and convenient resort for health puresParklingThrough Sleepers via Frisco Line Vrite for particulars to Manager Hotel or to any representative of Frisco Line At the Front He was a newspaper man Late war news kept me downtown he stammered as he entered the house at 530 a m Humph replied his wife Well well make a more war news right here for a late edition And the battle was on Philadelphia North American Potatoes 120 per Bbl and Up Salzer beats the world on prices Largest Growers of Farm and Vegetable Seeds and Potatoes on earth Millions of pounds of Onion seed Cabbage Radish Peas Beans Corn Potatoes etc Prices dirt cheap Send this notice and 5c for catalog John A Saker Seed Co La Crosse Wis k Points to the New Man A shopkeeper named Danger moved across a street and put up this notice J Danger from over the way Another man who took the premises put up this notice This is a safe shop no Danger here Answers The fleet Prescription for Chills and Fever is a bottle of GKOVES TASTHLESS CHILL TONIC Itis simply iron and quinine in tasteless form No cure no pay Pricc50c You cant tell how strong affection is by its sighs Chicago Dispatch NONE SUCH Nothing hobbles the imiscles and unfits for work lik- eSQRENESS I j an- dSTIFFNESS Nothing relaxes them and makes a speedy perfect cure like St Jacobs Oil A L A B AT IE LABASTINE is the original and only durable wall coating entirely different from all kal somines Ready for use in white or fourteen Beautiful tints by adding cold water ADIES naturally prefer MiA BASTINE for walls and ceilings because it Is pure clean durable Put up in dry powdered form In fivepound pack ages with Lull directions LL kalsomines are cheap temporary preparations made from whiting chalks clays etc and stuck on walls with decaying animal glue ALABAS TINE is not a kalsomine EWARB of the dealer who says he can sell you the same thing as ALABASTINE or something just as good He trYingsomethinglieto sell on ADABASTINES demands ho may not realize the damage you will suffer bx akalsomine on your walls 3DNSIBLE dealers will not buy a lawsuit Dealers risk one by selling and consumers by using infringement Alabastlno Co own right to make wall coat Ing to mix with cold water HE INTERIOR WALLS of every church and school should be coated only with pure dur able ALABASTINE It safe guards health Hundreds of tons used yearly for this work N BUYING ALABASTINE customers should avoid getting cheap kalsomlnes under different names Insist on having our goods in packages and properly labeled UISANCE of wall paper Is otf viated by ALABASTINE Itcan be used on plastered walls wood ceilings brick or can vas A child can brush it on Itdoes not rub or scale oft STABLISHED in favor Shun all imitations Ask paint dealer or druggist for tint card Write us for interesting booklet free ALABASTINE CO Grand Rapids Mich You Can Get Allena FootEase FXEE LeroyNEase a powder to shako iuto your shoes It cures chilblains sweating damp swollen aching feet It makes New or tight shoes easy A certain euro for Corns and Bun ions All druggists and shoestorcs sell it25c Growelk angrily TToa know that a foolcan ask questions that a afire man cant answer dont ouU Htrcrellsr Tvc heard nowzBostonTraveler To Cure i Cold tn One Day Take Laxative Bromo quinine Tablets AH druggists refund money to cure c What the public call 1 failure is often simply an unrecognized TOTTO Topics Dyeing is as simple as washing when you use PUTNAM FADELESS DYES Sold by all druggistsIOne vice gathers others like a rolling snowball Atchison Globe I could not along without Pisos Cure for Consumption It always cures Mrs E C Moulton Needham Mass Oct22 94 First come first served isnt saying how well Chicago Dispatch WmanPs IlMineWflI fJfUJbli S WIBy tuf e with iiiOilff- wheh3 f csieti- sws 2Sfld h2flp lls iJe zest knowfn meeffiJ3sne JE tHEe wwhffL1ydi Pinkhams Vegetable Compound is kwh- 1saff2s eYeSJt 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rorIUIEUiltAFISM and got nOrellefuntU I otyOUl 5 DROPSwhtch gave me Ltnmcdtata reliefas above state SIAILTAN BOWERS Box Caraghar Dccljl J 30 DAYS ommend cncblo sufforcrs to DROPS at least a trial will send a bottle by mail Ii5c A sample bottlo will convince Also larro bottles 01000 bottles Sold ents in Itrrltorj Bontvalt now SWAXSOSf KEEtTJiATJiCJ CURE CO to Lake St O2IICAGO ILL OQOOO g California Grown i 0 Seeds Lead the World i c That this is true hs been amply proved but readers cf this paper may now test it for them selves at trifling cost iTHE LAND OF SUNSHINE The Magazine of California end the West has 9 contracted two of the most reliable seed erowersc in CalLon for a large of flower and vecetable seeds st lowest wholesale rates jand will give all the benefit of the raat reduction ithus obtained to its subscribers To any sub 9 new or old vs will send packages of Cali forniagrcwa loilcr or vegetable seeds yeur own selection to the 140 FOR efiIf you are not row a I cover years 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to Cure Spring Humon frtt t r tiIp Jtm 1il VERNON1GNitL Ma eh2r 9OO p j i 3BRO DHEAD fiq 4 t t lfi Mrs Jim A 1Wt rt1yIi Whin Adatys wasp llepJ home from to attendfuncral Or his iotberMrs Jim Adams f W H Co11yer is abott holding his owniNirs J W Gilpinis no better fewdav5aurect hercollarboner- r t c JohnSowders wifewhohas begin ail invalid for 25 feais has been Avorsefor the last few weeks GmnvilleOweuswifeis able to- eZt oilt agalu t Gii dpax McRolmertSrh anelsf Ell uii eJ1Jor the past AveekTJ Jerry Friths wife isvaBput veit f again r j jU Joe Farm rand TileD Fritlt ar- gett e ing Tong very lltiih theirS wasif2l BrodheadSaturday i t J JcCa11of Maretburgwas juJ i townSaturday Ji1tlIlgYbpught ffj p McCall- a nice lot of hogs 3 u rtaa Killis Adams was tn Somcrset r last week bn business Mrs Charlettes jarrett was z isif7 r Jug relatives in ti t rnanrl aS week Miss Berda Mutsu s vi itinc- a yR SItirartinsY v Atr z s- if ORI hIDO i tei ley Wastisiting hiss half- brother G6 Tt Johhson thi- veek s l j rigs H Reams isf the sibk 1111 lgaysvisit his uncle t1M Benry Owens is very sick t There has been A heavybanking- business done at the Reams sandf bunk thepast year and ct are good for a iljetler business this Wallace Jewell of thislplace 1 was at Mt Yernon Tuesday v t akebWCpufe5sion Court This smbar ressiujgidiity is forced upon them after each jag This demonstrates itlie fact that our bfl5cers sfill live and the law reigns ihe scareit ao rLrtzan this con ll1UU1tY9puj I1Afq5 n e h 4upplyof StFtian iea7 fiSkYA For the usual drtmaws played JOcthCcurt House Iazxt week r la e hd e J tjfi Sa rlrgfej bill ot flour hiSl1 e15 auiXd I htchgut raEe n i eas vgctod as an3 oi the raar el and sQyr prices are suchas r not to 7 Be ecftialea y any firijlY ail tcic i YRHoC KSavt t v is V 4 1 1Deck Brook store here W j breec1i 1ijuiovedfrom tinst placeto kouc t5n Station where- hei Jtl the mercantile business with 1i1n7 xl ii Thesmallpoxat thji place has died rout considerahI There fiiiisj bEeri no tnetcr cases toz ago ornre weeks stud all fiat Jhage bad it are j4 e1l ant SOUt 1lRSI11 Dr Cdo r uas mere ffrotll iw- tugstonSa tiIrariu toe seep W H RelfNrtls 1 Bowel of1ioJigl1thw S taking t smallpox jBtifepa a false a1artnf 0 d H P Dalton has movedttotht Uncle Thos Bu1len fare near I Scaffold Cane yr A G T Yi iVl1ridfuiiiy rc- turnttii to PIttshurgrlMblfday Bige ToodtHof Jackson was Ii Wildie fonday v Bogie Phillips Went to T icing ston Saturday Born to the vifeof j SA Brafi- u rnan on theist n boy Toni can be almost any time nowilleard singing r yeobaby bun fngJ pap sine ahunting r cii The ftetwiitt qycJi arles J Bronston in last weeks Corter Jo iiriiai reminds us of sdme tiling Inqde lCteddyJJlnwch he says j Guy Goebel y not near asbad namarj1durit1gcalla g a meeting in Xexintonln wlcfi jhe represented Mr Goeliel as l sternti j F7fF gqqtrelrablW kand expanses ipri m ajnf wIth iigto i n t rod uce our Poultry AMjx tileicouatry f Haute Ind ieBir r w POS1En i 7 Ihe e wAruialpersous from tre sjpassing cm my iHrni situated theMiltonJA iIs5tAwioRb Brodhead xy For Sale One hoe nd lot sltuattdrin riorEhexn wri gof totvu irV Navist Forfire life and accident in sfnce call at the SIGNAL once psi E S ALB 1GHT Agent