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   Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 26, 1890, Alton, Illinois                                DAILY VOLUME RIGHT TO THE FRONT Ahead ofJ all we place our COMPLETE and well as sorted stock of COMPLETE IN ASSORTMENT SPLENDID IN QUALITY I OVERFLOWING WITH GENEROUS BARGAINS Kf have surpnsflol nil previous ami ask ovorv rcmlur tn examine our e egant lino In tills cull special attcntluii to mir linn iirv UOLUIOU and lEN for Bold or amiI R Ourprlco KSBCOKSBtundnril Holiday Gift Juvonllo Books etc etc DOLL8 DOLLS DOLL BUSIES We offer the beet quality full at Lowest Join dressed kid body and musical uont fall to see this Patent and Shoofly hors Wash lea and Din nor Muck and Tool Maple Tin Barrows Tov Dosks ana Ta Carts and Kx press Toy Toy Mu sical XMAS TRjEE Plush Garland Paper Ornaments Glass Canals Tree j id some forty or i jro different do us of iroo or FANOY AND PLUSH wo handle no Auto Work Stands and 1lcturo ohllds Brush and Comb ressing Manicure Shaving Inf int Travo ers Dressing Col lar and Cuff Cigar Cas Horn Goods Poituuie Shell B XMA8 AND NKW YKAH8 most complete and elegant Ine ever silo wn In and at Prices that w 11 mako competition Call and or 4SJGAMKS of all kinds Including the popular Parch AT iTa Music Box es playing 8 0 and 8 Violin and Guitar IIainionlc Iraycr books 1lcturobooks Schools Sup Tissuo apprs a I shades 1m ported and your HOLI DAY GOODS now Dont wait till the last moment and remem ber we will uy aside for i lure de any goods now A merry Xmas again And you shall iiave one and If you will look over our And heed our urgent call For all thats fine in the Holiday Youll sooner or later discover Can be had by one and all If you look our stock 101 and 103 Third and Piasa Merry ISTICE PERFUMES FROM lOc Sachet Fine Mir Fine AT MARSHS DRUG STORE ALTON AND UPPER BEADY FOB THE HOLIDAYS NEW and ee El f GOID and SILVEtt WATOHESlJ JEWELRY SILVERWARE 3 CLOCKS In Uirge Violins AND Domestic and Standard Sewing Sewing Machine Needles and Kopalrs of all Mlver and steelspectacles to Suit Watches and Jewelry See the Selection of Ball at Mook and How is flu timeTo get Bargins IDTPish Cloaks AT FRIDAY DECEMBEH A Soubrette Who Is Making a Chicagoan SHE HAS A BADLY BROKEN Hnt Thlnka of nor De celvori Money Would Heal tile Wonml Owor Talc of a Hoard of Trade Sinns Alleged To gether with the Fair Victims liuslnrm Method of Null lug n the features of the stage world of Chicago just at present is pretty the sprightly and wil lowy who has begun an action for breach of promise of marriage against a fickle young board of trade rann for Enst and west tho vivacious Patrice Is nnd many fluttering hearts have fallen iii love witli her wealth of life and a board of trade man of this the first time he beheld the little actress across the foot was captured by the and formed himself into a ways and means committee to make her He is still chairman of the same but he is now trying to find some way by which he can escape the petite A Visit to the Fair The soubrette tells the story of the love making and its cruel She says she can repeat it in her The young woman was in hur 831 Sherman last She was in her most sparkling and after introducing her Samuel proceeded to show her Christmas which was a French plate folding mirror in a hunting case of oxidized Patrice wore a charming dressing robe of light blue ma terial trimmed with long white wool beneath which was a lavender satin gown cut Her feet were incased in gold tinseled and gold chain bracelets encircled her Her hair was worn short behind but piled into a shock in No If You It is true that I have sued Blakes lee for breach of promise of said the but I sincerely regret the publicity that it has I want to say that this is not a case of I am defending my honor as a This case is entirely different from many of those brought by If the pub lic will look back over my past career they will seo that it has been I have never sought notoriety and even much that comes in the way of legitimate professional life is distasteful to I am simply fighting for my honor as for my affections have been trifled He Wag a Vigorous I am not an I met Blakeslee at u boarding house on Wabash avenue kept by and old friend of my He was boarding at tho That was 2 and we became fast He professed ais devotion to me over and over Ho asked me repeatedly to marry him and dually I He suggested that a marriage contract be drawn up and signed by and that a marriage ceremony be performed outside of the I ind he wrote the contract himself and we ijoth signed it in the presence of witnesses in the Sherman The witnesses were Charles Huntington and my Samuel And He Was Good on My little sister was also In the Each of us took a copy of the Blakeslee was perfectly sober and in right I tell you it is one of the most binding contracts that you ever My lawyer says it is Absolutely correct in every He says he could not nave done any better Blakes lee suggested that we go to to be I consented and we went there on When he men ioned Waukegan he meant for by going out of the state he would not need to procure a marriage li Mixed in Hit But he got mixed up in his and we stayed in Illinois instead of going o When we got to Waukegan he found by consulting a minister that he would have to obtain a license before the marriage could be He was dismayed at for hefeared the as he the county clerk was He was an old who was so slow that Blakesleo got very nerv ous by the time the aged clerk asked his name tho third Blakeslee jrought the license to me at the hotel and wo read it He grew more nervous as we proceeded and suddenly began to dislike the KiBHixl Her Good His heart finally failed him and he said I will not do I remonstrated with to no So we came back But by the time we reached lore he began to recover bis He mo to my room in the Sherman kissed me good night and sold wo would go next day to and be married This was on Sunday and ho did not come on as ho and I have not deeu him I wrote him letters as ull of love as a true woman could write imploring him not to blight my leart in such a cruel And She lius Hid He answered one or two of but he last ones ho never I have all and they will form n chain of evidence against Our homo was to lit tho Auditorium after we wore mar ried Tho CBBO is so clear all thu way through that 1 can say It in my iv has failed to keep his ie must suffer tho Miss ulrlco IH now playing in The Midnight 3all at Jacobs Clark Street She ias previously taken paw In Clio and Lost in New Blakesleo has anollico In the Hoyal Insurance and be Is said to be financially rospons They grlev commltUw of the employes of thu Jaltlmoro and Ohio UaKroad company leld a lengthy conference yesterday with Vice Presidents bmtth and King and Uunerat Manager Odell in reference to tho request for an Increase of waaiH ly Hi At tlia ho cimforencM President Mayer iwld Thu cduffroncu of our men with us U a matter I hut eommnis their private Inter Bits ami 1 have no to make them nubile Vice President King wild that the submitted by the committee were ooimidured and undoubtedly an agreement would wrJvw ftfc A FOBBERY It Cnmc Off In Extra ordinary NEW a wealthy lumber merchant in no tified the police Wednesday that his house In Park avenue had been robbed during the and he told a story of his wifes remarkable He said his wife told him on Monday that she had a pre sentiment that tho house would bo He laughed at the notion and paid no fur ther attention to Wednesday morning when he awoke ho found his chain and pocketbook had been The contained a small sum of money and several Tonic the Off Her The most remarkable feature of the af fair was that his wifes finger rings had been stolen from her fingers without awakening Chief Donovan seemed but Francis assured him that he had implicit faith in his Francis corroborated her husbands and said that when she awoke she had a and she believes that she was Chief Donovan will moko an A MICHIGAN STATUTE The Cumulative Voting Act Sat Down Upon by tlc Supreme last leg islature passed a law providing for cumu lative voting for representatives to the jtite legislature in districts where more than one member was to be The allowed the voter to cast one vote for sach of the candidates for representative 3ii his if ho as many rotes for one candidate as there were can lidates on tho ticket for that The Bounty boards of canvassers having re fused to issue certificates of election to representatives elected in this the matter was carried to the supreme rtfe court decided yesterday that the law was clearly The decision makes the lower branch of the legislature stand sixtyeight Democrats to thirtyfour THE WESTERN STRIKE Railway Managers and Switchmen Come to the western switchmen have agreed to the compromise offered by the under which the switchmen will be divided into two iccordiug to tho point at which they the first class to receive tho Chicago scale 3f and the second class to receive t5 per mouth The points placed in the first class are Kansas Omaha and Po The Kock Island also places Dos Moines and Rock Island in the first ind on the Northwestern Clinton is made first The companies affected are the Milwaukee and Kock llinois Central and Chicago and North western TRIPLE TRAGEDY AT Silas Mlcltol Kills His Her Mother and 1 oclock this morning a triple tragedy occurred at the corner of Tenth and Peter In this Emma McLeod was shot and killed and her mother had her throat cut and is Mickel told a police man that her husband committed the A further investigation revealed the dead body of Mickel two re volvers and a bullet hole showing how he There is something of a question as to who committed the Mickel or his but it was probably the Will Hove Their Fun the number of persons unable to find employment is probably greater than ever before in recent the average condition of the British people Is considered fairly pros and the trade done by the shops during this holiday seasou has seldom been equalled in Let noth ing you dismay is literally taken as tho motto of the Christmas and it will be a merry despite the poor pros pects of foreign and the shutting down of Must Supply tho board of railroad commissioners in the case of of against the Kansas Fort Scott and decided Wednesday that the company must furnish cars to transport coal even though the haul over its lino to tho con necting lino was not sufficient to pay the It is the flrst decision of the board on this and was bitterly fought by the railroad Another Young months ago Robert Gregory shot and killed Thomas Woods in tho town of Man In Clay Gregory was tried but was Monday evening while Gregory was standing on the porch of his he was shot and instantly killed by the fifteenyearold sou of who fired upon him from am bush across tho Tho boy has not been Will Make tho Orphans Norman and twelve one from each company at tho soldiers homo pro ceeded to this The detail bore a Christmas tree and a load of presents for tho inmates of the sol dier orphans home at Over fiOO was rained among the veterans for the pur chimo of offerings for tho children of their former Van Huest Knocks Out Van of and Tommy of fought to a finish for u purse of id the rooms of tho Twin City Ath lethlc club of Minneapolis Tuesday Van lleest knocking out his man In the twentysecond round with a hard swing on tho Van Huest weighed 110 pounds and Hogan 118 It wtw tho best light neon In this suction for many a Iutul Vull III a before the curtain rose at tho Davidson theatre Wednesday Charlos who wan in tho wings with n friend em ployed lost his balance and fell to striking oil tho top of his Ho was taken to tho ICmergoiioy hospital and died two bourn Mclutyro was iinmarMed lived at H30 Sycamore Andrew Himlett mid Charles two lumbermen employed In a camp near quarreled when Mead crushed UuslettB akull with Johnstone Astonishes a New 1 ork NAME PICKED OUT ON A While the Woiulor AVns Ills lleniitrkablo Duplication of the Trick That Killed Young Woman Who Is Suffering from a Strange Affliction That Puts John stones Laurels In Kscape of a NEW reader Alexander at one time of who some time since startled Chicago with mind reading feats ho performed gave an exhibition of his socalled mltid rcading to o number of tho members of the press yesterday under conditions that would seem to preclude collusion or He drove in a cab from the Hoffman house at a rapid rate of while securely and picked out on the register the name of Lewis that had been previously selected by a committee while ho was under guard at the Hoffman five blocks down He then jumped intoacaband drove downBroad way together with the members of tho com mittee to the Fifth Avenue led tho committee with a rush up to the second where almost immediately he picked out a needle which had previously been concealed in the tapestry by members of the Could Hardly See Through Johnstone was bllndfelded in this man ner A kid glove was placed over either around these being tied a heavy silk while over it a heavy hood was It was while thus securely blindfolded that the mlndrooder rushed to the hack from the Hoffman hruse and made tho successful tests above It was while hunting for a name under similar circumstances at the Lambs club In this city that Bishop was stricken with a cataleptic fit from which ho never re at the club SHE SEES WITH OTHERS Tho Minnesota Man Had Hotter Keep His Optics on this NEW strange cose of a young though can see with the eyes of feel cold when her friends are cold or warm when they are hear through their ears and tnste with their is now under in vestigition by a committee in this The in conjunction with are working to authenticate all the details of the womans strange his It was not until almost four years ago that the strange manifestations of her disease were flrst An Astonishing For ten years she passed liar time quiet ly in bed reading and Seven years ago her lower limbs became partially Six years ago she was stricken Suddenly she rallied one and all at once took the greatest interest in everything about She was blind and partially what was her other senses became pro portionately But what was not natural was that she had developed the weird faculty of seeing with the eyes of though she not see with Jier The strange development of her other senses It Was Not Born to 3yearold child while playing in the yard fell into an abandoned which was carelessly dropping sixtyfive feet into eighteen inches of The child was missed almost and the broken cover of the well indicated its A boy was lowered into tho well by a rope tied to his waistband after a half hour of careful and anxious work the babe was brought to the surface and suffering only from tho effects of its invol untary bath in the icy An Argument for Gros a was killed yesterday by touchingan iron post to which was tied a loose telephone The wire was crossed with an electric wire and the full force of the current went into tho A mule which the negro was driving had touched the post with its nose and had fallen to the Tho negro got down from the wagon to see what was the matter with the He found Patients lining NEW the Inocu lated patients at tho various hospitals are doing Tho young man from North afflicted with lupus of the face and who was inoculated Tues marked reactionary symptoms His temperature rose to 105 and tho epidermis Is already be ginning to scale off This only twoutyfour hours after in regard ed as almost A similar effect has been produced in tho cose of tho old woman who has lupus of tho She is also scaling at a most satisfactory Torturing Sophie letter received from a Russia exilo at Zurich charges that Sophie tho Nihilist who was condemned to death for being con cernuil in a plot against tho life of tho had lieon subjected to torture in iui1 Unit her cries were heard by other prinoiiorH who inaimgid to inuko tho fact The object Is supposed to have been to obtain revolutions regarding other A rremihGunudlttii state rnunt Is inailo on good authority that tho living near the stale lino arc forming organizations with uvlovv of obtaining many of tho abandoned farms of tills ntato mid of It IH bollovud that there will be considerable emigration from tint lowur part of Canada Into Ihi United States the coming Murder on Christmas promi nent and well known farmers of Davis named Sweeney and were celebrating and iMJiimn Involved in a Corely struck Kwiuiuiy on tho head with an Iron oiUBliliiK his skull and scattering hU bralus Joe the American won the worlds championship at Lingay new Weduuf T El NUMBER LV BARNEY NUMBER T Pitts 315 Belle WH INU That our STOCK is the MOST COMPLETE ever orocght to We can show you Something New as often as you call to Rag or IIXT OTJ Dado or Body Brussels Art Lace or Fur Smyrna Oil Wire and Cocoa i Ladies like to see the Newest and Finest in House The Easiest way to see them is to Call frequently at our whether you wish to buy or HOWELL FRANK DEALER IN AGENT FOR BOTTLED Also a fine stock of Genuine Wine Vinegar on Goods de livered to any part of tlie city free of Southeast corner of Belle and Fourth Raibles old Choice Brands of WINES and LIQUORS Always on GOING OUT 3 Now isthe time for Bargains CHRISTMAS PRESENTS AT HALF PRICE CHINA AJSTD BISQUE VASES PLUSH For Christmas a IM im nnn mnrnn ni FALL I AM NOW UEAUY TO FUUN1SH KVKHY MAN IN ALTON WITH A SUPERIOR SUIT OF I MADK LOTUS 8KLKOTED KSPBOIALLT FOB y f W Jf 1 J a JLi IN T1IIC HOST STYLISH At Figures that will Please NO IMINLEY BILL ON COOKING STOVFS FROM TO HEATING STOVES FKOM TO SPECIAL ROUND MONITOR Radiant Home Base THIS BEST HEATERS ON ALSO THE CUAIPION MONITOR Cook NO FLIES ON ioo Md wa wwoiro   

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