The Hennessey Kicker. (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 197, Ed. 1 Saturday, November 26, 1898 Page: 2 of 8
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BERT CAMPBELL PRINTINQ CO.
Tiie Royal Ideographical society, of
London, offers $'25,000 to head a sub-
scription fur outfitting an antarctic
A cbu8a1 b against American chew-
ing gum has set in in London, the
English health authorities issuing a
warning against its use.
MRS. Bam.inuton Hootii, wife of the
ccininander of the Volunteers of Amer-
ica, recently went to Chicago at the
solicitation of Gov. Tanner and the
warden of the Illinois state prison to
start a homo for discharged prisoners
in that city.
An Anglican clergyman of Londou
suggests the formation of an order of
journalists with St, Paul for its patron
KainL St. Paul, he says, was "the best
reporter of the ancient times," and,
therefore, "the best mediator for jour*
nalists between Heaven and earth."
Col. P. C. Ainhwoktii, chief of the
record and pension otliee in the war
department, in his annual report to the
secretary of war, says that 198,200
oases were received and disposed of
during the past fiscal year, a net in-
crease of 415,489 casus received and dis-
Accohdino to a notable inventor,
who does not desire his name to be
made public just at this time the
Washington Post sa3's, there will be
Hying machines galore at the Paris ex-
position. The above mentioned in-
ventor is himself working on the con-
struction of a living car which will be
seen hovering over Paris during the
Co i* J. A. Smith, United States gov-
ernment engineer, who recently in-
spected the Atlantic coast defenses,
and especially the harbor defenses at
New York, Boston and Portland, Me.,
speaks in terms of high praise of them
and says they are as good as any in the
world for their purpose, that it would
be suicidal for a foreign warship to
enter those harbors if we objected, and
that when the work on our coast is
completed it will be well-nigh impreg-
Thk grand lodge of masons of Vir-
ginia has determined to mark the cen-
tennial of the death of George Wash-
ington by suitable Masonic ceremonies
at Mount Vernon on December 18,
1891). In these services and ceremonies
the grand lodge of Virginia will have
the co-operation probably of all the
grand lodges in the United States and
many of those in foreign lands. Masons
from all parts of the world are ex-
pected to be present. The lodges of
New Zealand have already indicated u
purpose to send delegations.
A conductor on the Texas Pacific
railroad has invented a device for an-
nouncing to passengers on trains the
name of the station at which the "next
stop" will be inade. The device con-
sists of a cylinder, upon which are
painted the names of all stations along
the line over which the train runs. By
means of a lever the trainmen can turn
this cylinder un til it indicates the town
at which the next stop will be made.
At the same time that the cylinder
turnsagong is sounded, which attracts
the attention of the passenger to the
announcement made on the cylinder.
A nkw design for the one-dollar sil-
ver certificates has been completed
at the bureau of engraving and print-
ing, and the notes bearing it will
be Issued soon. The new design is
somewhat less artistic than some of
the present silver certificates, but
probably will be more popular among
those who handle money. The object
of the clear display of white paper on
both sides of the note is to afford a
safeguard against counterfeiting. The
device for the silver certificates is
substantially the same as that which
will be used for other forms of paper
The Osage Indians are probably the
wealthiest people per capita on earth,
are aristocrats and scorn manual labor,
according to Gen. Pollock's annual re*
port to the interior department. They
own over 8J0 acres of land for each
man, woman and child, each receiving
an annuity of over $200 in cash. If an
Indian and his wife have eight chil-
dren the annual cash increase of the
family is over £-\ouo. An Osage pre.
fers the conveniences anil dissipations
of village life to agricultural avoca-
tions; he loves to sing and dance and
has money to support his family in
Thk grand total of appropriations
made by this congress at the regular
session and the extra war session last
spring aggregates $893,231,015. Of this
amount $301,859,7.27.'20 is to meet ex-
penses incurred on account of the war
with Spain. At the session commenc-
ing in December there will be regular
appropriation measures to pass, in ad-
dition to the new bills, which will un-
doubtedly swell the total appropria-
tions by the l'ifty-tifth congress to
J 1,500,000,000. This will be the great-
est sum ever expended or appropriated
by any one congress during its life of
The amendments which will be made
to the war tax bill next winter will
not materially cut down the sum total
of receipts from that source. Inequal-
ities will be leveled, a few features
which are annoying to the masses and
which embarrass business mav be
stricken out, obscure points may be
cleared up, but the law as a whole will
not be changed. The principal reason
for this non-action will be that the
government will need the revenue.
The war tax produces about 910,000,000,
ami that amount will be required in
addition to the revenue from laws pro-
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Gleaned By Telegraph and Mail
PERSONAL ANI) 1'OLITICAJ*
Mmk. Adki.ina Patti-Nicoi.ini, the
famous songstress, a London dispatch
stated, will soon marry Huron Corder-
strom, a Swedish nobleman.
Tim republican national headquar-
ters, according to Chase P. Dick, of
Cleveland, O.. will bo opened in Wash- j ^ bad, ,)urt Bn(, mcn on the work
.nK-ton as soon as congress eonvones trttjn were injured, some seriously.
o,',', .'"T,V°" ,<>r, th° :T""miK" °f I News was received on the 18th from
1900 will go forward rapidly.
Thk president and Mrs. Mckinley
entertained at dinner on the 10th the
Two freight trains collided on tha[<
Kansas City. Pittsburg & Gulf railroad
one mile north of J an sen, Ark. Ar
engine and several cars were totally
wrecked. Three trainmen were in
Two freight trains on the Chicago,
Rock Island & Pacific collided at Mos-
cow, la. One man was killed and one
injured. A wrecking train which was
about to start to the scene from
Wilton was run into by a fast mail
train. The fireman of the mail train j MOVEMENT FOR A COAL COMBINE,
The National Assembly to Recom.
mend to Industrial Commission
Things Wanted Enacted.
joint high commissioners of Great
Britain and the United States. It was
the most elaborate social function at
the white house for many months.
Kino Humiikrt opened the Italian
parliament on the 10th.
Gen. Wknmcy Merritt, u. S. A., in
an interview at London, refers to th
| Alseabay,10 miles below Newport,Ore.,
that the sailing vessel Atlantic wm
ashore. She had a crew of -7 men on
board anil only three got ashore alive..
The vessel was bound from Tacoma,
Wash., for Africa with wheat.
An extensive timber shed at St.
Petersburg was destroyed by fire and
tie Mon ii|r«li«*lifc Valley Mine* May lie
Controlled by Oii« lliiolnrM Organiza-
tion—TIim (ioo<! ICottd* Convention at St.
I-ouU—The Cherokee Chief Iaaue« a
Chicago, Nov. 'JO. — The national
assembly of the Knights of Labor, at
I their annual inee ing in this city, have
ten persons were burned to ashes. I dl.clded to recommend to the industrial
waoonkh, I 1., was visited by a 1.„1Iimi8slon thu al of government
Filipinos as "children," anil said that «0,000 fire on the night of the 18th, li ,y injunctlon Ule prohibition of
curtailing the gold output.
Advices by steamship Empress of
China tell of a terrible disaster in the
China sea 011 October '25, when the
steamer Kinshui Maru came into col-
American government in the islands
and that they must have some form
similar to that of the British colonial
govern men ts.
Thk bill providing for a treaty com-
mission was lost in the Cherokee sen-
ate by a tie vote, a Tahlequah, (!. T.)
dispatch ki« id. The Cherokees will
now be governed by the Curtis bill,
lly the terms of the bill the tribes were
given their choice of treating with the
Dawes commission or accepting the
provisions of the Curtis bill
Assistant Secretary Vandkrmp
left Washington on the 18th for Porto
llico to familiarize himself with the
financial conditions of the island, its
possibilities of revenue aud its require
ments of expenditure. One of the
most difficult problems which presents
itself for solution in connection with
the change in sovereignty is that of
1 NHt'itoKNTH in some of the Philip-
pine islands were reported on the 18th
as being very active by Admiral
Dewey. It caused considerable con-
cern to the authorities at Washington,
as the United States forces, by the
rules of war, were unable to move
from their positions.
John \V. Kkelky, the inventor of the
Keeley motor, died at Philadelphia on
the 18th from pneumonia, aged 0J
About '200 lepers escaped from con-
finement at Manila through the neg-
lect of Spanish officers unbeknown to
the American officials. Orders have
been issued to the effect that all lepers
will be arrested and sent to one of the
uninhabited islands in the Philippine
groups and fed and cared for at the ex-
pense of the government.
A desperate attempt was made by
two convicts to escape from the peni-
tentiary at Columbus, O., on the 18th.
In the battle which ensued one guard
was killed and the two convicts re-
ceived injuries of a serious nature.
A fire destroyed Dice's livery stable,
the Farmers' hotel, Prick's flouring
mill and a residence at Portsmouth,
O. Loss, 875,000.
A Rio fire occurred at the Merrill
Chemical company's building at Louis-
ville, Ky., on the 18th.
Business failures in the United
States for the week ended the 18th
numbered 229, according to Ilrad-
street's commercial report, against 235
for the corresponding week last year
Juduk John II. Virgin, 00 years old,
of Prentice, 111., was found dead in the
toilet room of a Missouri Pacific train
when it arrived at St. Louis. Heart
failure was thought to have caused
J. R Uronningkk, a wealthy ranch-
man of Terry, Mont, was found dead
on the IJig Pour tracks at Delaware,
O. There seemed strong evidence
that lie was murdered. He had a short
time before received a large sum of
money for a big lot of cattle, none of
which was found.
While a gang of track hands were
at work on the Pennsylvania railway's
line near Jersey City, N. J., they were
run into by a passenger train and
eleven men were killed and six se-
riously injured. There was a dense
fog which prevented the men from see-
ing the train.
He fork leaving for home the Guar-
antee Brokers' association, which re-
cently held a national convention at
St. Louis, outlined plans for raising a
310,000 fund to light the anti-sealping
bill now before congress.
The national quarantibe convention
assembled at Memphis, Tenn., on the
17th. A majority of the delegates
were from the southern states, more
affected by the visitation of yellow
fever, as they were asked to send a
larger representation than the other
sections. The subject with which the
convention was to deal with was how
to provide an efficient quarantine to
protect the states from invasions of
infectious and contagious diseases.
The largest judgment ever entered
in the United States district court at
St. Louis was handed down bv Judge
Adamson the 17th. The case was that
of the Mercantile Trust company of
New York, trustee for bondholders,
against the St. Louis A San Francisco
Hailwav company. The amount was
817,050,10*2. The 'Frisco road was sold
at auction over two years ago under a
foreclosure sale, and the amount of
the judgment was the difference be-
tween the proceeds of the sale and the
face value of the bonds held by the
In a Santa Fe freight wreck : 0 miles
south of Ardmore, I. T., Conductor
11 a t field and Draketuan Crogin were
Thiike miners were blown to atoms
by the explosion of dynamite in thy
Berkeley shaft at Butte, Mont.
At St. Louis, at a meeting of repre-
sentatives of the white and yellow
pine industries of Michigan, Wiscon-
sin, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas,
Missouri, Indian territory, Texas,
Louisiana and Mississippi, a resolution
was adopted urging the establishment
of 11 bureau of timber and lumber
statistics as a pUrt of the division of
forestry of the department of agricul*
st>ock by any railroad or corporation,
the establishment of postal savings
banks, government control of rail-
roads, the issuance of greenbacks by
. . . .. .. , the government direct, the election of
Imo,, with the steamer Maffawa Man. | „Ued states senator by the people's
off Takami, sinking the latter in three ,
minutes. It is reported that 170 per
sons were saved and that 70 were
John Kirvks, a plasterer, blew hi?
daughter's brains out at Dayton, O.,
and then made an ineffectual attempt
at suicide. The man had been drink
ing heavily for weeks and alleged
An electric street car at Tacoma,
Wash., was derailed by the controller
refusing to shut off the current on
a heavy down grade. The ear was
smashed to splinters nnd the seven
persons aboard received injuries.
The village of Prairie City, 111., was
almost destroyed by fire. Five store
rooms were burned, together with
their contents. There was no means
of fighting the fire except by a bucket
In Brown, Rock and Dixon counties.
Neb., thousands of acres have been
swept by prairie fires and much grain,
hay, barns and several houses de-
stroyed. In (iregory. Todd and Trip
counties, S. D., the range was on firo
and many cattle were reported lost
The National Hardware association
convened at Milwaukee on the 10th
with 150 delegates present.
Four women attempted to hold up a
stage coach at Tahlequah, I. T., but
were repulsed by the passengers.
twelve prisoners recently escaped
from the jail at Benton, Tenn.
The mayor of St. Louis vetoed the
curfew bill passed by the council.
The session of the Knights of Labor
at Chicago on the 10th was devoted to
the reports of committees and the gen-
eral master workman.
On November 24 the monument to
federal and confederate soldiers, erect-
ed by the state of Kentucky at Chieka-#
manga park, Tenn., will be formally
The Santa Fe railroad has secured
terminal facilities in San Francisco.
Andrew Peterson, who murdered
an Indian woman near PortTownsend,
Wash., was sentenced to five years in
the state penitentiary.
At Leander, Tex., Maria Shilflett,
colored, died. She was 127 years of
age and was a slave for over 00 years.
She was born in Virginia.
At Baltimore, Md., the extensive
factory of the Carr-Lowrv Glass Works
company was completely destroyed by
Jire. Loss, 8125,000.
A heat on the New York stock ex-
change was recently sold for 828,000.
Miss Lottie Iloss tried to cross the
track at the depot in Mayfield, Ky.
in front of a freight train. One foot
caught between the tracks and she
could not get it loose. She screamed
and John D. Kelly leaped to her aid.
He got her free and threw her off the
track just in time, but was himself
caught by the foot, drawn under the
wheels and instantly killed. Kelly
was a penniless tramp.
Two electric cars on the Cairo (III.)
fclectric railway collided, seriously
damaging the cars and injuring a
number of passengers, who were
thrown violently down by the shock
and cut by flying glass.
Mrs. Lillian M. N. Stevens was
elected president of the National W.
C. T. U. at the meeting at St. Paul,
Minn., on the 15th. Mrs. Susannah M.
I). Fry, of Minnesota, was made corre-
sponding secretary; Mrs. Clara C. Hoff-
man, of Missouri, recording secretary,
and Mrs. Helen M. Barker, treasurer.
A resolution asking congress to stop
the destruction of song birds for mil-
linery purposes was carried.
Ira Bullard, aged 05 years, com-
mitted suicide at Wauseon, O., by-
placing his head and neck under the
wheels of a westbound passenger
train. Domestic trouble, it was sup
posed, was the cause.
The frozen surface of the river
Suchona at Velictusting broke while a
number of people and vehicles were
crossing the stream and 20 persons
The Commercial elub of Kansas City,
Mo., celebrated the opening of the
long-distance telephone by having a
talk with the big eastern cities on the
The national grange, Patrons of
Husbandry, assembled at Concord, N.
II., on the 10th. Missouri and Kansas
were represented in the convention.
Master Aaron Jones, of Indiana, pre-
sided, and in his address made many
At Foster, I. T., Kid Williams and
W. 1). Luke became involved in a quar-
rel over u poker game. It was decided
to go to the mountains near by and
tight it out. The result was that
Luke's brains were blown out. Wil-
liams was jailed.
A Gran i> Tut n k express train crashed
into a moving freight train two miles
west of Trenton, Out., on the 15th and
several cars were smashed to splinters.
So far as known 13 persons were killed
and a dozen or more seriously injured.
A misplaced switch was the cause of
the accident, the westbound train
taking the wrong track, on which was
the eastbouud freight
vote, the election of the president by-
popular vote and the initiative and re-
ferendum. A committee of three is to
be appointed to submit these recom-
mendations to the commission.
Proposed Coal Oumblaa
Pittsburgh, Pa , Nov. 20.—A move-
ment is on foot among the river coal
operators to form a combination of all
the river mines and floating property
and if the deal is consummated it will
make one of the most powerful busi-
ness organizations in the country. It
will have a capital of millions of dol-
lars, and will control the coal shipping
industry of the Monongahela valley,
as well as all of the markets between
Pittsburgh and Cairo, 111. The purpose
of the consolidation is to ship all of
the coal mined in the Monongahela
valley to Cincinnati and Louisville
under one management, thus doing
away with a lot of office expenses.
The <2ood Ko <Ih Convention.
St. Louis, Nov. 20.—The Good Roads
and Improvement society is making
great preparations for the convention
to be held in Masonic temple next
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. It
is confidently expected that over 2,000
delegates will be in attendance, in-
cluding the governorsof several states,
prominent railroad men and others
whose names are constantly before the
public. A large number of manufac-
turing exhibitors will be on hand to
show their machinery for the improve-
ment and making of roads. The con-
sideration of measures for the im-
provement of roads will be considered.
Cherokee Imllitn* to Olve Thmik*.
Muscogee, I. T., Nov. 20. —Chief
Mayes, of the Cherokee nation, has
issued a Thanksgiving proclamation,
calling on the people of his nation to
comply with the recommendation of
President McKinley and repair to their
respective places of worship on Thurs-
day, November 24, and offer thanks
and praise to the supreme ruler of the
world for blessings to them during the
year just passed. He asks that his
people refrain from their usual avoca-
tions on that day and that they prove
their thakfulness by providing for the
poor and less fortunate, that they, too,
may rejoice aud give thanks.
FIRE IN A SHIPYARD.
lilnztt In the Mitrln Nhoj.n
ImIhimI C uiieft * Loan
New York, Nov. 20.—A fire broke out
in the shipyard of John H. Starin at
West New Brighton, S. I., to-day,
burned seven buildings and their con-
tents and caused damage estimated to
be about $400,000. The building de-
stroyed were of frame. Three were
big structures, the four others were
about two stories in height They in
elude the machine shop, the boiler
shop, the carpenter shop, the main
office and three repair shops. The
plant of the Starin company is on the
Kill von Kill and has a water frontage
of 2,000 feet There are 22 acres in the
property. The blowing of the wind
from the shore prevented the destruc-
tion of several of the steamboats of
the Starin company which were tied
up at the dry docks undergoing repairs.
The four immense dry docks of the
company, each worth about $150,000,
were also saved.
A fire which occurred in the village
of West New Brighton two or three
hours earlier than the one in the Star-
in shops destroyed theSydamand Hall
buildings, the former occupied mainly
in a printing office. Loss, $75,000.
A Itlir Fire lit Louliivlil'. Ky.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 20. --Fire broke
out at 2:15 o'clock this morning in the
building at Oil West Main street,
occupied by llenz-Bowles company,
wholesale druggists. By the excellent
work of the firemen the fire was con-
fined to the Itenz-Bowles building.
Loss to this firm is placed at between
880,000 and 8100,000, with 872,000 in-
surance. S. Shapinskv & Co., whole-
sale notions, 018 Slain street, suffered
damage to stock of about $>,000. Hob-
itisoti Bros.' company, wholesale hard-
ware, at 000 West Main street, were
also damaged to the extent of 85,000
from smoke and water. The origin of
the tire is unknown.
Hen II. MiieklH lt>tilly Wanted.
Hamilton, O., Nov. 20.—Cliief of Po-
lice Clair to-day wired Albuquerque,
N. M., authorities to hold Ben II.
Mackie if the Kansas case fell through.
He is wanted here for the alleged em-
bezzlement of 80,000 in 1895. The Kan-
sas authorities want him for the al-
Icged theft of 810,000 in Topeka and
Kitten liy it Km hid Do*.
Rich Hill, Mo.. Nov. 20.—Two young
.laughters of Mr. Dillas Shankland
were bitten by a rabid dog belonging
to their father. The girls were badly
injured. They were taken to Nevada.
Mo., to have a muds lone applied to
State Convention tit Tnpnk* Elect*
OHirer* and I'mhhch Itianlutlona Fa-
voring n Oleo Hill.
Topeka, Kan., Nov. 20.—The Kansas
State Dairy association closed a most
successful meeting here yesterday.
The report of the committee on reso-
lutions was particularly interesting tq
the delegates on account of the tight
that is to be made to procure favorable
legislation on the pure food question.
The report said that the people of
Kansas were being fed on adulterated
products, when they supposed they
were getting creamery goods. They
ask the legislature to pass a meas-
ure that will compel the sale of all
food products under their proper
names and prevent deception. The
association does not ask the legisla-
ture to prohibit the sale of oleomar-
gerine in the state, but asks that it be
sold under the name of oleo and not
called butter. A committee was ap-
pointed to push the matter in the leg-
islature this winter. Over 81,-
000 was paid out in cash and
premiums to the butter and cream-
ery exhibitors and diplomas were
also awarded to those who
scored 90 per cent or better on their
goods. Out of 188 exhibits, 120 re-
ceived diplomas. In the creamery-
men's class, C. F. Pressv, of Cawker
City, was declared the winner and C. F.
Armstrong, of Clyde, and W. F. Jensen,
of Beloit, were tied for second place.
F. S. Huad, of Meriden, was re-elected
president of the association and W. F.
Jensen, of Beloit, secretary and treas-
NEW RUMOR AT EMPORIA.
Statement That Hanker V. M. C'ros*, Prior
to Ilia Nulcldc, Made a Written Con-
fen*loii of IIIn Shortage.
Emporia, Kan., Nov. 20.—There is a
rumor here that is gaining consider-
able credence among those who know
of the Cross bank's failure that sev-
eral days before he killed himself
Cross wrote out a full confession of his
shortage and left it with a friend to
deliver to William Martindalc, vice
president of the bank. It is generally
believed that Cross got away with
8215,000 of the bank's money. This
money is said to have been taken in
two lumps, one of 8150,000 and one of
805,000, for which alterations are al-
leged to have been made on the books
of the bank. It is said that the letter
left by Cross confesses these things
and exonerates Mr. Martindale aud
Mr. Davis, respectively vice president
and cashier of the bank.
Neicroea at I'ana, III., Again Heronie Un-
ruly and a Repetition of Southern Kace
Klota May Take Place.
Pana, III., Nov. 20.—Fourteen ne-
groes employed by the Pen well Coal
company, armed with rifles, at three
o'clock Saturday morning fired 011 a
frame cottage which was occupied by
union miners. Ouc of the white men
was shot in the side. The negroes
then rushed inside the stockade of
the Pen well Coal company. The
mine owners are denounced. as
they furnished the negroes with the
firearms. It is believed here that a
repetition of the South Carolina riots
will take place here soon. The white
people of the county are aroused and
lynching will be the order of things
before long if the imported men fail to
leave, (treat excitement prevails here.
Kan« a Coke Coal Discovery.
Fort Scott, Kan., Nov. 20.—The re-
Jen t discovery of a vast bed of coke
coal on a tract of land belonging to
James O'Neil in Cherokee county,
Kan., has resulted in the construction
there of what is claimed to be the only
coke plant west of Pennsylvania and a
small corner of Virginia, where this
peculiar kind of coal is found. The
Cherokee county plant is about to start
up, with 150 men on the pay roll. Mr.
O'Neil discovered the merit of the coal
by repeated experiments.
The Tolhertx Mo«t Keen A war.
Washington, Nov. 20. — United States
Marshal Melton, of Souih Carolina,
had a conference with Postmaster Gen
eral Smith Saturday. Mr. Melton
stated positively his personal belief
that the Tolberts would not be safe if
they returned to their state. "I have
no hesitation," he said, "in saying
that it would be unwise for them to
return until after the excitement has
subsided. That may be a matter of
A Plucky Kxpresn Meanenger.
San Bernardino, Cal., Nov. 20.—The
westbound overland passenger train
was held up by four robbers about one
o'clock this morning between Daggett
and Barstow. Express Messenger
Hutchinson drove them off with buck-
shot and the train pulled out for Los
Angeles. At Barstow the train men
sent a posse back to the scene of the
hold-up, where the body of one of the
robbers was found perforated with
IliireUr* at Mexico. Mo.
Mexico, Mo., Nov. 20.—The homes of
County Clerk Locke, J. Newton Bas-
kett, the author; John Bickley, mer-
chant; J. I). Morris, merchant, and
Mrs. Anna Lane, mother of the city
marshal, were entered by burglars
last night The robbers obtained only
a small amount of money, jewelry and
clothing. _____ __
Divorced from a Falthles* Wife.
Warrensburjr, Mo., Nov. 20.—William
Henderson, of Columbus township, was
granted a divorce from Cora Hender-
son in the circuit court here. Mrs.
Henderson is the woman who eloped
with Rev. Robert E. Howell, the man
who committed suicide in a hotel at
Olathe, Kan., recent^.
New Haven. Conn., Nov. 20.—The
great football game Saturday after-
noon between Harvard and Yale uni-
versity elevens resulted in a victory
for Harvard, 17 to 0. Yale played des-
perately toward the close but was un-
able to shake the solid line of the
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BEST TIME TO KICK A MAN.
First Save His Life nnd Then You
May Apply Your Boot
Perk and Quirk were walking alonp the
crowded street, feeling very kindly toward
themselves and the rest of humanity. Just
as they reached the middle of a crossing
one of those aggravating individuals who
walk one way and look another stepped di-
rectly in front of a cable ear which was
iounding the corner. Of course the ca: had
no fender on it. Nearly everybody in the
vicinity yelled, and naturally the bewil-
dered man looked in the wrong direction.
Quirk didn't yell, though. He jumped to
the side of the track and grabbed the man
by the collar and yanked him clear of the
tracks and almost out of his shoes. Then
he gave him another ferocious jerk to get
him out of the way of an express wagon,
and, getting him at proper range at the same
time, he gave the poor man a kick that DlUlt
have driven his spine up into his hat. And
with the kick Quirk roared:
"Confound you, keep your eyes open when
you are on the street!"
Quirk looked unutterably savage, but Perk
tottered to the curb, sat down arid laughed
until the tears came. Then he said:
"You are the only big enough idiot on
earth to save a man's life and then kick
him for it."—Chicago Times-Herald.
Some Short Sentence* Containing
Truth* Which We All
Cupid has a snap when he encounters an
Bucket-shopping is about the only kind
men indulge in.
Some wives prepare for war by rifling
their husband's pockets.
Any man who will enlist to get away from
his wife's mother is a coward.
Marriages may be made in Heaven, but
there will always be a few doubters.
Political economy is the art of getting the
most votes for the least money.
Lots of friends ire retained by not say-
ing the smart things we might have said.
Education benefits a man but little if he is
unable to recognize an opportunity when he
The possibilities of a penitentiary sen!enee
■re about the only thing that can add to
the dangers of football.
It's sometimes difficult for a girl to find
her ideal man, but she's nearly always will-
ing to accept a substitute.
A man may be the moneyed factor during
the engagement, but after marriage the
woman always appoints herself cashicr.—
Chicago Evening News.
Hot or cold, Neuralgia will come. Use St.
Jacobs Oil; it will go.
Lati than one-half the things one hears
are true.—Washington (la.) Democrat.
Winter 6et in with Rheumatism. Set out
with St. Jacobs Oil and cure.
"Don't say you work like a slave;" say
you "work like a fool."—Atchison Globe.
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is duo not only to the originality and
simplicity of the combination, but also
to the care and skill with which it is
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all the importance of purchasing the
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by the California Fig Syrup Co.
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effects, please remember the name of
the Company —
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