The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 133, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 22, 1899 Page: 4 of 8

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(tiiNiiifss Outlook Uood, Ac
eordiiiK tu the Commercial
Nsw York, June M.—Bradst reels tomoi
row wiU aay.
Wouther and crop conditions figure tu u
greater «xt«Dt than usual tin* w«*k not
only lu Lliu duinalna of actual dlstr.-
button but In tlie r cfteai on \ulue ul aiA-
ples. l'atticuiurly agricultural piiKlucts,
u. majority of which ar® til® her. Note-
worthy in thu* reapect is wheat, hicto haw
advanced on jfovernineiU and other jv
porta, pointing, acoitfcng to sonu*, to
&50,000,ouo aJid by others estimated a- 1©*
as 600 million bushels. The possibility i
also presented of sprung wheal, for the
lirat tlma on record, equsfillng f fiot ex-
celling in yield that of the •own
wheat, owing to the severe weather las.
winter and insect damago to the croi>
ames then. Particularly balpful, how
ever, in advaitciug prices, have be - n tne
reports of widespread damage to the Ku
slan crop, Jeaa glowing spring wheat r<
poms from the northwest and tenaUve
estimate of U e World a crop pointing to
25o Iiilirioiln to 3&0 million*! bushel* smalld
Aid than in lifiw Gat* and oth«-r smai.
cereals 'have aymputldsed wfch wheal,
particularly aa acreage and condition
figures point likewise to diminished ytsld
Hog products bave shared tlie eirength
of cereals, hut cotton remains unohaiir.
ed, notwithstanding reports of decreased
acreage and firm codltions in the msnu
fact tired goods, railher reflecting In
fact, reports of improved crop ci n*Mfciun*
in the south us a result ot the breaking
of the dry spell In the guif states.
crop is, however, stilt backward. Ad-
vices as to the distributive trade are in
the main very favorable. Hot, wai
th«r has atSmulatn retail busint** and
order® for ftu.1 delivery are reported In
large volume and earlier than for years
paM. At some centers, in foot, !«•**
than the usual effect is looked f« r from
Huasoiiablu midsummer Intlueiices. lhi-->
is, iiowe\er, best ittustruted In the iron
and sfceeJ trade, wh ch dlsp.uys unex-
ampled activity u jegviids summer pro-
duction and consumption, limited only by
ttie obtaining of wuppllus. Advance
along the line are hi the futures trade.
I'l. diuiions in the further advance in tli<
price of rails are made, based upon the
fact that old contracts at very low
raites have now been nearly filled. Not-
withstanding these advances there ia
gftl some export inquiry and a fijature
reported has been one on oontlnewttu ac
count for American coke. Iron ore
shipments, although three weeks late,
nearly equal those of a year ago. La>uk
abandoned eastern ore mines are being
reopened, and shipments of Alabama
Bteel and Texas pig iron to Pittsburg dis-
proves the truth of tne old proverb tluit
there la iiutle profit In "carrying coals to
Wheat Including Hour, shipments
the week aggregate S5.7W.471 buslie s
against 3,168,047 bushels laml week; 4,39ti.
7«7 bushels ih the corresi>onding week « 1
18U8, 2,M7,31fl bushels in 1887, 8,220,177 bu-
shels in 1880 and 2,857,307 burihehs in
Since July 1 this season, the exports of
wheat aggregulto 218,082,864 bushels,
Against 88a,272,833 bushels last year, corn
exports for the week aggregate 2,285,^01
bushels against 3,339,88y bushels lu i
Week, 4,106,70(1 bUBhcfcS in this Week u
year u«\ , 1,924,313 bushels in 1897, 1,610,7a
In 1890 and 868,961 bushels In 1896.
Since July 1 this season corn exports ub
gregale 103,426,720 buBhetlw against lsy.Hut,
U2G bushels during the same period a yea
lousiness failure number 160 Against
178 last week, 207 hi this w#«k a year ag
1 27 in 1897, 2ti6 in 18%, ami 231 In 1896.
Canadian failures number 26 against ls«
last week and in this week a year ago,
34 ill 1897 , 36 in 1890, 30 in 189;.
Now York, June 16.—Bradsueet'ii Fl
nancial Hevlew tomorrow will say:
This week has seen advance; in i>
number of the higher grade of bund <
eues, with new records In the quotation:
of tehin. The same tendency has an
effect upon dividend paying stocks. On
the other hand uncertainty in retard t
the crops and 'the outcome as lo rail
roud tonnage a«id earnings Is still nulTi-
clently prominent to exert a rwtrictlve
influence on speculation. The irregulai
ity In crop estunau«, at ths portion oi
Hie year, is rather mioro pronounced than
for some seasons parft and Is In man's
quarters considered a god reason f« r
waiting on the part of large speculative
interests. Some of the latter have Indeed
given support to t'heir specialities, but
others have ben aative on the bear sid<'.
ad though in all operations of that charac-
ter at present, the dlspoeltlon is to cover
for small profits. Europe has not been a
factor in our markets. The Ijondon pur
tloipartlon here being small and equally
divided bet wen buying and sellng. There
liavte bean no surprises as to earnings or
dividends, although tlhe street la waiting
developments of some kind in connection
wLtli the Vanderbiit properties and aiso
1i ars that favorable results are to be
looked for in the anthracite coal
New York, June 16—R. Q. Dun's week-
ly Review of Trade will say:
of the frequent paradoxes of
business that the on# thing which now
makes prices rise is the only thing that
clouds the future. They rise In Iron an«l
w heat because scarcity 1s feared, but tin-
scarcity If prolonged and real, would
much Impair prosperity, lu win at It doe*
not seem to be real, nor in iron lasting,
and meanwhile other elements of pro*
parity continue to be potent. It Is a great
tiling in the month's market tfiat exports
of gold have caused no apprehension, be
cause recognized as mere borrowings by
foreign bankers, the May return of for-
eign commerce showing exports 23 mil
I,on larger than imports, in spite of the
decrease of 69 cents in the export price
of wheat and a large Increase In Imports
In eleven months the excess of merchan
dise exports has been 495 million, and the
bankers estimate that 200 million worth
of securities have been returned from En
rope, with so few In recent months that
the amount remaining to be dislodged is
probably small.
The scarcity of iron is real, in spite
of the greatest production ever known In
this or any other country. 266,062 tons
weekly June X, against 250,069 May 1. Th
stocks were reduced 7.092 tons in May
indicating a consumption of 1,190,866 tons
against one million tons per month last
year, the greatest ever known. Consuming
demand does not seem to dlmininsh and
appears greater because it falls upon
works crowded for months ahead with
contracts at lower prices, but some of it
is speculative and would cease with proa
pects of lower prices. "With more furnaces
again into blast, ten last month, produc-
tion will overtake the demand a'ter a
time and the largest buyers of flnlshed
product for Implements and car works
and Taliroads are taking nothing to oover
next year's needs. Pig has been irregu-
larly strong at the east and st Chicago
and unchanged at ittsburg. while finished
products average 2ft per cent higher,
plates, bare, pipes and rail sharing the
advance w;tfc demand for structural forms
snd sheet# beyond ths caplcity Works
Even in nails a two per cent, discount on
quick payments is stopped
Woolens gained a little further advance
i clay worsted sud indigo blues at gen-
erally strong demand and works weli e*i-
gMged ahead. But dealers face the stub-
born fact that consumers, accustomed to
heap grades make every advance difficult
and mills appear to be buying very little
in markets which are counting largely on
a rtae in wool. Sales, mostly between
traders have be. ti In two weeks 16,247,700
Cotton goods have been fully sustained
w.thout advance In price by good demand.
The cotton market has not changed,
doubts about the coming yield being held
n check by certainty of large stocks on
hand and the decrease in acreage I
ported by the Financial Chronicle hinders
faith in ths government estimate of
larger reduction in acreage.
Wheat reports by the government seom
to mean Just what anybody wants them
to mean, but the produce exchange In
pretatlon of the June report that the 68
million bushels mean no greaer decrease
in yield than may be beneficial, both to
; rowers and consumers. With probaH*
additions to stocks from the last crop t
wt>oId provide for exports of nearly 200-
•kjOOOu bushels, and frelgn prnpe?ti,
though by no means wholly cheering
.•arcely warrant expectations of a de
maud u large. The price haw risen 3 centi
but such produce la shown, fur western
receipts of 10.2o2,189 bushels in two week-,
against 2.684.621 bushels last year, dls vedlt
I, ,rt crop reports and foreign exputs ufo
t 582,313 bushels, flur Included, againit
S,665,684 bushels last year, do n> to Ind cat#
gr- at needs abroad.
Corn exports are better sust.t1 i d than
wheat, 6.812,969 bushels in two weeks
against 7, 797.241 bushels last ysr snd the
price has been steady.
Failures for th. week have basn !n
the United States against £13 last year
and 18 in Canada against last year.
New York, June 16.-A 'UiDatch to the
la says _
The mayor of Imus has delivered the
town up to fleneral Lawton t .ylng that
th people desire peace and to be friendly
with the Americana. He declares that
peace would exist now if It were not for
Agulnaldo'a cut-throat band.
Cavlte Vlego Is reported to have been
deserted by the enemy.
The Fourteenth Infantry and one battery
of artillery are now garrisoning Imus. The
people nre regaining confidence and re-
turning In spite of the threats.
Tons of concealed salt petre and thous-
ands of pounds of antiquated artillery am-
munition and brown powder were discov-
ered in the powder house. Large quanti-
ties had been thrown in the river.
The panic stricken insurgents have giv-
en up several of their best defensive po-
sitions In their wild flight southward.
Cavlte Vlego, Agulnaldo's home, Novelets
and the entire region where the Filipinos
once thrashed th« Spanish, have been
deserted after the one battle at the Zapote
Manila June 16—A Spanish officer who
has been a prisoner in the hands of the
rebels and who was released by Agulnal-
mo has come through our lines to Manila
He claims to have been a witness of the
assnsslnation of General Luna. Acor-l'.rg
to his story, the relations between the
Filipino leaders had been strained to tho
breaking point because of Luna's at-
temps to assume control of affairs, and
llnal rupture was forced by Aguln-
aldo issuing secret orders to the provin
clal governments. Luna thereupon notl
tifil Agulnaldo, demanding copies of the
documents, un<l Agulnaldo replied curtly
that Luna was n general of • e army and
that the civil government did not concern
him. Luna, upon opening the reply at his
headquarters in the presence of his offl
lira, exclaimed hotly; "He will be dead
Luna appeared the next oay and saw
Agulnaldo at the window.
A member of the guard said; "Aguln-
aldo has gone to Inspect the troops."
Luna then exclaimed; You are a liar"
Irew his revolver, struck the guard and
tried to force an entrance Into the house.
Hefore he could use his revoJ er one of
tho guards bayonetted him, another shot
h m In the back and > liters stabbed him.
In all he had 20 wounds, i.unas aide de
camp was killed In the same way.
The Spaniards story has not entirely
dispelled the doubts of Lunas death, and
bets that he Is alive are freely mads at
the clubs. Home people think Agulnaldo
has taken pains to s. nd thla Spaniard
tiere with story, In furtherance of som^
diplomatic scheme, whllo others suspect
Agulnalod has boen assassinated by Lu-
nas men.
Since the Americana withdrew from
Camlaba recently the rebels .>a.e returned
and have wreaked vengence upon these
who be friended the Americans.
They slaughtered the natives who sur-
rendered the town and displayed their
heads on poles In the publio aqua s.
The hostile natives of csbu are more
menacing. Mall advices say hostilities
against the Americans have begun thera
Col. Hammer, the American commander,
has asked for reinforcements and four
<mpanles >t the Tennessee regiment have
been sent to him from Ilollo. The Neb-
r:isna regiment has been ordered to sail
for home early next week.
I'unt-ral of (lie Omil CMirrt-ss-
ill mi \\ ill I ale Plum
Lebanon, Mo., j un« 16—Klchard Parks
Bland, congressman from th« eighth M s-
souri district, passed peacefully away at
exactly half past four o'clock this morn-
ing. Tuesday night about 11 o'clock t s
fell Into a sleep from which he never
awoke. The physicians used every tiiuna
in their power to arouae him but he nev-
er regained consciousness in the slightest
degree. About i o'clock tn.s morning It
could be seen lost be was sinking rapidly
and at half past 4 o'clock he ceased t
breathe. Toward the end the action of ten
heart increased perceptibly and hopes
were express* d that he was awaken ng.
but it was a fruitless hope. His sons,
Theodoric,, George and John, his
daughters, Fsnnls snd Vlrglnls, and Mrs.
Bland were at his bedside when the end
came. His brother Judge C. C. Bland of
St. Louis. Mrs. rt. T. Thomas, h s broth-
er-in-law, Hen. E. V. Mitchell and E. V.
Mitchell. Jr., and his private secretary,
Drad Bell, w<Te also with him The fun-
eral will be held Saturday afternoon al
4 o'clock at the opera house and th^ body
will be burled In the Catholic cemetet y.
The funeral will be in charge of the ser«
geant-at-arms of the houses of represen
tatlves and will be conducted by Masonic
lodges. Private secretary Bel. has notified
the clerk of the house of Mr. Bland's
death requesting him to appoint a com
in It tee of members to attend the funeral
Prominent friends of Mr. Bland through-
out the country have been notified of the
funeral arrangements. - ir. Bland was a
member of no church and the ministers
of all denominations will participate In
the services. It is planned to have Col.
William J. Bryan deliver the funeral or-
ation. The body will lie In state at the
opera house for twenty-four hours.
Mr. Blands' illness began Immediately
after his return from Washington, early
In March. It started with an attack of
grip followed with a relapse. Chronic
catarrh of the stomach complicated the
disease. Brain trouble came next, and he
died of cerebral congestion. For several
days before his death he was partially
paralyzed. His power of speech was gone
and he was unable to communicate with
anyone. i
Mr. Bland returned home when congress
adjourned In March and he soon suffer-
ed a relapse from an attack of the grip.
For more than two months he has been
confined to his home and his health was
gradually declining. He thought he would
not survive the attack from the first and
showed his thorough knowledge of his
condition. On the 3rd of this month, Mr
Bland suddenly grew worse and his sons
who were In school were summoned
home, and for the first time the public
was Informed of his critical condition.
From time to time since then the pat-
lent showed signs of Improvement, but
the physicians in charge would offer very
little hope to his family and friends. He
continued to lose his vigor and grew
weaker. Last Monday and Sunday h* pre-
sented an Improved condition and his fam-
ily took new hope, and late Monday after
noon, there were many expressions that
Bland was getting better. About 10 o'clock
Tuesday night however, he fell asleep and
continued In that condition until death re-
lieved him today.
A dispatch was received tonight from
Col. W. J. Bryan at Chicago stating that
he would attend the funeral, Mrs. Bland
has received several dozen of messages
of condolence from admirers of her hus-
band from all over the country. The strain
on Mrs. Bland's nervous system has been
very great and her friends are alarmed at
Its effect. Mr, Bland leaves no life Insur-
ance and dies a comparatively poor man.
The funeral services will be conducted
by the Masonic Fraternity. Col. W. J.
Bryan and all of the visiting congress-
men are expected to pronounce brief eulo-
gies on the character and public services
of the deceased.
Smi'ltur Strike Maj' llo
.Settled Soon.
Denver, June 16.—The outlook la favor-
ably tonight for an early reaumptlon of
work at the trust smelters which have
been shut down since Wednesday, bringing
nforced idleness to thousands of minsrs
and ra lroad employes, and threatening in.
calcable damage to all the injustrles of
the state. Stepa have been taken which
will probably lead to a oonferencs between
Mr. James B. Grant, uftairman of the op-
erating committee of the American Smelt-
ing and Refining company, and a commit-
tee appointed by the smelter mens union.
The employes, It is believed, will insist
only that eight hour shifts shall be grant-
ed Mr. Grant has said that he will agree
to this, lie has also expressed willing-
ness to pay the wagos that are being paid
at the Argo smolter. To adjust rates
according to the trying condltlona at tie
different trusts smelters would requlrs
considerable study, but if the men recede
from their demand for ten and twelve
hours pay for eight hours work there
will be nothing In the wsy or a spsedy
" • satlafoctory settlement of the trouble
Chicago, June 16—The police announced
tonight that they had become convinced
thst the murderera of Martoin Mlera the
olod miser found atrangled In hla house
ten daya since, secured shout 140,000
the result of their crlms.
The moat careful search has failed to
reveal mors than 140,000 worth of proper
employes sud guardgdJ>iLa lotce at police
men to attempt to operfcte the IfofVen
nue line. The south elders did not
indly to the imported motermen and
ictors, and bricks, stones and eggs were
hurled at the car. The windows in the
ar were smashed and the non-union men
ushed out and joined the strikers.One of
them, who was struck in the face with a
brick, fainted Two arre.sta were made
by the police.
Shortly after noon girls employed In
factories In the wholesale mercantile dis-
trict aurrounde.l a Euclid avenue car at
the corner uf Superior aisJ Bank etreeta.
After making It unpleasant for the motor-
man oonductor the glnls drew back and
men and~hoys hurled missels at the car.
A number of arrests were made.
An outbreak also occurred on Perkins
avenue ut the Cleveland and Pittsburg
ra iway ciossing, where cars were obstruo.
A little after 2 o'clock a Wilson avenue
cross town car struck and exploded a
torpedo which had been laid on the rail.
The car was nearly blown from the trick.
Flames burst through the floor of ths car
but were soon extinguished. There were
no passengers on board. On the track the
police found the remains uf a torpedo
insisting uf two pieces uf tin with a wad
of paper wedged between them.
If in Ui until' River Out
of it* llnuks
San Antonio, Tex., June 1C.—The (loud
which has devastated the Rio Grande
valley has caused a loss of property thut
will approximate a third of a million of
dolara. The Rio Grande river at Eogle
pass rose 40 feet Wednesday flight com-
ptetely isolating the town and carrying
away the Iron bridge which connected
Eagle Pass with the Cludad Porflre I>iaz,
Mox. Rain is still fallln gin the Rio
Grande valley. The lose of life in conse-
quence of the water spoute Wednesday
promises to be very heavy, principally
ramch hands and Mexicans. The first news
from Brackett, which was laid in ruins
Wednesday, was received today. The
dispatch says the entire town Is wiped
out and all county records are destroyed
The people ure homeless and are being
fed and sheltered on military rations by
the negro cavalry troop ut Fort Clark.
H'ioiii Klondike Mine In i.uudeil
Ht While Horse.
Hkuguary, June 13.—via Seattle, Wash.,
June 1C.—A large amount of gold dust
and nuggets was landed ut White Horse
rapldg last Friday, June 9, from the first
three steamrs to arrive from Dawson
City. Over one ton of it was officially
Choked off by the officers at White Horae
when making the transfer from steamer
to steamer. Th© remainder was divided
In packages ranging from 10 to 25 pound:
carried by the more than 300 passengers
of the three boats. They we re In all sorts
odd packages and with no attempt
concealment. Owing to the low stage of
the water on the lakes and rivers it was
impossible for tho small steamers from
Bennett to reach them before Sunday and
the first lot of 65 was loaded in Bennett
yesterday and readied Skaguay last
evendng. Another lot of over 100 reached
here at 2 o'clock this morning and the re-
mainder will get here some time today.
Every hotel safe in Skaguay last night
was crammed full of gold dust with
watchman on guard all night, and
these safes could not accommodate
Who had gold, the safes of the several
mercliantn had to be called intto requls
itlon and the largest of these were taxed
to their utmost.
The gold Is brought ouit largely by
merchants with only a few miners who
have been in the Klondike all the way
from one to three years. Only about
half of it is from the winter clean up, and
thalt from benching, as sluicing had only
about comenced When the steamer left
Dawson May 25.
No. 17 Eldorado, It B said will prove to
be the richest claim in the whole Klon-
dike. Mr. Peacock, of Qubeck, who owns
half interest, had 37 men ut work on It
all winter and tlie clean up will be in
the neighborhood of from 11,200,000
E. W. Ward of Newcastle, Wash., wh
is on Bonanza, said that when he left
they were working rockers on benches
and slicing had only fairly begun. Not
much work is being done below Discovery
but greut activity prevails above it and
the claims are showing up rich. Dominion
creek is going to make a good record and
so is Hunker.
Peter Odin gives a good account of gold
hill at the junction t Eldorado aoid Bon
anza and says that the results will sur
prise many.
Prank Slavln, the prize fighter and his
partners have 37 placer claims, moat of
them good. There has been a lot o-f pros
pecting for quartz but no great discov-
eries have been Heard from. Slaven is
going to New York aryl London. He and
his partners have bonded the Domt
Quartz with a l*ondon company and go>t
(100,000 for developing the work.
The ice Is still troubf.eeome. The Norj
on her way down t< White Horse went
through two miles of nine inch u<
Marsh lake.
At Cariboo Crossing, the Nora passed
three stranded steamers.
Tho concen-sus of opinion gathered from
almost every man reaching Skaguay was
to the effect that the output of the Klon
dike for the past year would be between
$15,000,000 and $20,000,000. Fifteen million
which will nearly double last years out-
put will bo found to be good figures to
gamble on.
ia exact figures of the actual output
will never be known for the reason that
evxery effort is belgn. made to evade the
royalty and every trick and device is
being resorted to smuggle the duwt
of the country.
President oil it Tour.
Washington, June 16—President McKln-
ley and party left here on a special train
at 5:3 Oo'clock in the afternoon for Hol/-
oke, Northampton and other points !n
Massachusetts. The party comprised Mr.
and Mrs. McKInley and Mr. and Mrs Ab-
ner McKInley, Mr. and Mrs. George
Morse relatives of the president; assist-
ant secretary and Mrs. Allen. Mr. George
B. Cortelyou; Messrs. George Barnes and
Budolph Forester of the White house exe-
cutive stafT; Dr. Phil Rlxey U. S. N. the
president's physician: Miss Ida Barber ,of
Canton, Ohio who has been the guest
of Mrs McKinley here. A party of offi-
cials, Including Secretary Hitchcock, S«*c
retary Wilson, Postmaster General Smith
and Adjutant general Corbln were at the
depot to see the president off and a fair
sized crowd of spectators also had gath
ered behind the gates.
Another Nt.onn in WiNfouNin
"Minneapolis, Minn..June 16.—A delayed
special to the Tribune from Pineville,
Polk county. Wis., says:
A storm which swept over this portion
of the state Monday left death and de-
truotion In its path. Several persons
were killed and Injured and much prop-
erty waa destroyed.
The dead:
The ■storm'struck this place about 6:30
p. m. It wrought immense damage, and
few people escaped with no loss. In school
district No. 6, the property of P. T
Talor was completely swept from the
face of the earth. Nothing was left of
his farm buildings. Samuel Olaen, who
waa killed, iived in school district No. 20.
Hla property was completely dostroyed.
Cleveland the Ncene of
Many Riots.
Cleveland. June 16 —After a quiet morn-
ing, rioting on the part of the sympathi-
zers of the street railroad strikers broke
out about noon In various sections of ths
city. The flrat outbreak occurred at the
Mlert told friends some time ago that he corner, of Oiark avenus and Pearl etrset
was worth $80,000 and the police believe when ths atrsst railway company sent
the murderera aacured the difference. 'a car from Lakeview fUlel with non-union
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treaty between the United States and
Great Britain In relation to trade be! we.
hla counry and the Brilsh colony of )Jar-
abdoes was s'gned at the departmon
state today. It is the first treaty framed
under the Dingley law and tht firs*, of the
series of treaties which the Br'llah colo-
nies to the south of thla country are eeek-
Irg to effect.
Mr. John A. Kasson signed for tho Un-
ited Statts, and the British cnarg\ Mr.
Tower for Great Br'tain.
The treaty is made for the term of five
years and is strictly within the terms of
section four of the Dingley law which
provides for a reduction of not more than
20 per cent of the regular duties on goods
which may be agreed upon, In return 'or
reciprocal reductions given by otier
countries, and permits gools to betaken
from the dutiable list and placed on the
free list.
F>e<.ause this convention Is a treaty and
ro* *i mere reciprocity arrangement ,-in.l
consequently must be submitted to the
Unltad States senate for its approval, the
state department la precluded from mak-
ing public Its terms.
However, information received from of-
ficial headquarters has shown that the
chief articles of export from Barbadoes to
thr United States are sugar, molasses and
maujak, the latter being a pitch much
like asphalt. Sugar is the chief product
of the islands and the chlcf export to this
country, the trade last year reaching $2,-
The chief articles sent to Barbadoes by
the United States are foodstuffs, mainly
flour, corn meal, salt, beef, bacon, pork,
bread and corn. The islands depend al-
most entirely on this country for the'r
food supply. On the other hand they have
been getting their manufactured good
almost exclusively from England.
Eighth and Wyandotte Streets, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURf.
Of High Standing, about the System of Bookkeeping Taught at the Central College.

K \NSAS cm*, MO., SKPTKMBER 11,1W7.
Kiqhth and Wyandotte sr arc eta, K\nsas Otty, Mo.
< • exti.emfn After having THORoroifl.Y examined tlie n.-w of Bookkeeping you teaen In your College,
And which is called "Tablet Method of Bookkbcpinu asi Busing ikaimn. i can Trutijkully and Cokscikn-
Tiorsi v say. that It meeu all the requirements necessary *<> a .-'.m- t il • icliiii;; "f I'b.utical Business BoocKErriNO
ami (il'i'u i: Wokk. All sui>ertluoiH copying and mechanical work which h praeiieed to a great extent in most of the
BihIiumh OolU*g "j. and which makes the study of Bookkeeping fto very i-mPom j «n<l monotonous, is abandoned In this
system ; Hie student is taught from 'he very begtrintiiir i use his brain, to rely upon himself, and is led step by step
into tii<a i i ict ic.'il knowledge of Bookkeeping and Otflei* Work.
No text l-w>k,lifiv years behind time. Is used In this t.*m to tench lh« "idents something, which they have
to forget again, when entering real business life; hut ki.i. tiii: book o nirri-r.knt form* of capers used ark the
HA MK AS AKK HANDI.ED DAII.y IN any i! INK OH MERC v ntiI F ll"i Sk.
By this very praeUcal method of teaching Bookkeeping and th* \arions inns and ways of office work, the
student is from ths vflri beginning highly interested in in- work. :m.i h.n m/ rmi-hi'd his business course lu
your College, cannot fail to make a success In any buslm- vi hou e he inay enter. Respectfully,
Expert Accountant snd 5peclsl Bank Bxsmlest.
*557 llolmef Street.
Hutchhton and Southern Railway Company.
Washington, June 16—United States con
sul Johnston, at Amov, reports that the
plague has broken out the"?.
Pittsburg. June 56—John O Brlen who
ha9 been playing second base for the Bal-
timore team has been released to Pitts-
burg and Is expected to don its uniform
Time table No. 31—Taking effect Mondif,
January 1HW, 12:00 noon,
south bound. Read down.
Hutchinson.. .
l'retty Prairie
Manchester \
8:00 .
' 1 *00 .
S: 10
3:4H| .
11: tO
10:03 11:40
10:1H >1:60
north bound. Head Up
Pretty Prairie
Cameron i
M anchester )
Wakita .
Deer Creek
Nos 1 and 2 oartv
Nos. 3, 4,7. 8, 9 and Ddailv except Sunday.
Tee company reserves the right to very
trom the above schedule or to abandon
trains without notice
C. B Hart.TrafBc Manager.
W. Serogglns, one of the ehicken
th eves, was found to be insane this
afternoon, and will bo taken to tbs
asylum at Norman tonight.
nans mil
Chicago & Alton Railroad.
St. Louis and Chicago,
St. Louis and Kansas City,
Kansas City and Chicago.
Palace Reclining Chair Gars Free.
Pullman Compartment Sleepers
Aok your own Horn• Ticket A-;en( for tickets ria
Th« Chicago «l Alton Railroad, or write to '
JAMtCN CM A HIVTON, Gen Pass. & Ticket Agent.
II BOWES, Gen. Western Pass. Agent,
216 N. Broadway, St. Louis,
The Best
Summer Route
to California.
Is the Santa Fe. The average
temperaturo during the journey)
is less than that for the same
period at your home Then the
cars arc so comfortable, fatigue
Ib scarcely noticeable. Pullman
palace and tourist sleepers and
free chair cars on all California
trains. A. J. Cobhins, Agent.

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