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   Decatur Weekly Republican (Newspaper) - September 27, 1894, Decatur, Illinois                               Boys' Department. New Fall Styles. Just received, a Big Lot of Boys' Clothes. Better goods for the prices than ever. CONFERENCE CHAT. Gathered by "Bepub- lioan" Beporter at Champaign Wright TriaL, Rev. It. G. Hobbn May Coma to Grace ChurcliJTbls D. F. Hown be Returned First Cknrch. All Wool Suits, ages 5 to 14, at Our Great suit this season, all wool, double seat and double knee pants, ages 4 to 14, Our finer suits at at at Our line of Boys' Junior Suits, ages 3 to 8, in Vel- vets and Scotches, at up to Boys' Reefer Suits, ages 3 to 8, at up to Come in all wool Scotch sailor colors. Boys' Fine Suits, in long cut Sack, single and double breasted, newest fabrics. Boys' Single Pants at 250, soc, 7sc, Co. Reliable Ctothes, Hats and Furnishings, Telephone 182. MASONIC TEMPLE. WM have those famous Hanan Shoes in these and several other styles. We have toes, which are the "kor- reet kibosh." Gen- tloincn wish to be stylishly dressed must wear the razor toe. We have also the Natural Last, which is constructed with strict regard to the natural shape of the foot. These are especially well suited for middle-aged and elderly gentle- men who want a thor- oughly comfortable shoe. We have them in calf and kangaroo, in lace and congress Men who wear them once will insist upon gutting them thereafter. We arc the ex- clusive agents for the celebrated Han- nu Son's shoos and carry a large line of them. If it should ever happen that wo have not the exact size and style that you want we will take pleasure in taking your measure and procuring for you a perfect fit from the factory. Come und see us when you want anything in shoes. P. H. COLE SHOE CO. B. F. BOBO, Manager. 148 East Main Street, Decatur, Illinois. If You Want Good Bread Always ask your dealer for the I'wnite Foam" or Bread" BRANDS OF FLOUR, are the belt In thelnwrket. EVERY SACK GUARANTEED. FOB SALE GROCERS. THE HATF1ELD MILLING Decatur, The seventy-first session of the Illinois Conference of the Methodist church was ipened at Champaign Wednesday. The ministers' reception was held Tuesday night. The auditorium of the church was packed, many being unable to get seats. Bishop Bowman did not arrive until Wednesday. The session opened with nearly all the members of the con- ference present. The roll call showed :hat five members of the conference had died since the last meeting. Rev.R. G. Hobbs was re-eJocted Secretary; J. B. Martin, Statistical Secretary, and H. Gibbs Treasurer. A committee yas apppointed to further investi- ;ato the charges against W. F. Wright, who was suspended last fall. The trial was held yesterday. Dr. J. T. McFar- land represented the .church, and Rev. W. C. Lacy was counsel for Mr. Wright. J. T. Orr offered a resolution which was adopted: "That the bishops, in makLag transfers from this conference or to this conference, be requested to provide that those who go out be of tho same grade of appointment as those'who come in." J. F, Homer was placed in charge of the Now York book account and J. A. Kum ler was appointed to receive all money for the Domestic Missionary and Church Aid Society. The Rev. P. O. Bruner, formerly pastor at Urbana, delivered the educational address. The church ex- tension anniversary was held last night, the M. 8. Hard, of New York, being the principal speaker. James Miller is at the conference, and is in good spirits. Ho will be returned to Grace church, Bloomington. [Special to the Republican] CHAMPAIGN, ILL., Sept. The con feron.ce is farther behind with its work up to date than it has been for many years. It may be that Bishop Bowman indulges tho speech-making brethren rather more than his predecessors have done. However, the business of the con- ference may yet be completed in time to adjourn Monday night. Only two dis- tricts had reported up to the closing session yesterday, that of Bloomington and Champaign. Arrangements have been made for Bishop Bowman to preach in Metnoria hall on Sunday next, as more people can be seated there than in any church edi flee in town. Tho committees are doing their work which is essential to tho completion of the vast amount of business required to be done nt every annual session. J. P. Dimmit, a former pastor of tho First M. E. church, Decatur, is here but will not take an appointment, as his wifo is now in tho south for her health and ho may go to her in a few weeks. David Gay, of Texas, will return to his first love and will receive an ap pointmont, but does not know where il will be. There is a class of 20 yo'ung men up for conference besides severa supernumerary preachers, who will be made effective. Consequently the con foronco is crowded. There wil be many disappointments, as tho best men will go up and some who have had good appointments will be shoved back as is always the case when there are so many applicants for work Thursday afternoon the Epworth League anniversary at which addresses were made by Rovs. A. N Simmons, C. R. Curios and others. Las night Dr. F. M. Bristol, pastor of tho First Church, Evanston, delivered masterly address on tho work of tno Epworth League, Tho W. F. Wrighl trial is still in progress. [Special to HlO OiiAMi-AiCifJ, 111., Sept. The busi nosa of this tho 71st session of the Illinois Conference progresses slowly, nnd un loss tilings move more rapidly tho closing days af tho session will bo prolonged Tho committees are getting in thoir work all right, and tho anniversaries are going off before largo audiences. Tho most magnificent address thui fur delivered was listened to Thursday night. The orator wag tho Rov F. M, Bristol, D. D. of Evans ton. In matter and delivery il could scarcely bo excelled, if equaled Dr. Bristol is tho coming man in wos tern Methodism. Several collections hnvo boon taken, but nono that touched tho hearts and pockets like tho appaa of Rev. Mr. Black, of Nebraska, who told of tho intense suffering in the Wes Nebraska Conference. A cash collection of was taken and other pledges of support were given. Tho Wilber F. Wright case still hangs firo. A letter was road to the committee in this case froiu Mrs. Minnie M. Wright, who is in Ohio, in which her preacher husband is charged with re- pouted cruelty and neglect. Mr. Wright denied tho allegations of his wifo. Usu- ally a wife cannot cestify against her husband, but counsel on both sides consented to have this letter written to Dr. Horace Reed, presiding elder of tho Jacksonville district read in the trial. The selling of a quilt by lottery at Stonington during Mr. Wright's pastorate was brought into the trial, as the sum of 8101 was involved. It seems this money was raised to aid in church building in Stonington, but the money catna into the pastor's hands and bo applied it on his salary, and trouble grew out of that It looks as if Mr. Wright will be expelled from the church and ministry. Rev. T. D. Weems of Decatur was made effective..' It is pretty well rttWed Rev. E. J. Durham of Arcola will -fed to Mowrtqna, and Rev. ET. C. Turner of the! latter charge will go to Arcola. Mr. Durham one of the beet preachera in the It is rumored that the Rev. W. K. Jeans, of Omaha, will be transferred to Vermont street, Quincy. In that event )r. Oncal will not go to that charge, as was anticiphied. Rev. D. v t'sttre will not be disturbed, >ut will le to serve the First church. Among the brethren who would like ;o go to Grace church, Decatur, are the ollowing: R. G. Hobbs, Champaign; J. Wohlfarth, Monticello; T. J. Wheat, Mattoon; M. W. Everhart, Pana. It ooks as if Dr. Hobbs will be the lucky an. Dr. Hobbs and his excellent wife will do excellent service, The annaal missionary Fermon was preached by Rev. C. R. Carlos, of Grove ity. The Woman's Foreign Missionary So- ciety was addressed by Drs. Thornton and McFarland. The address of Dr. Mason of 'incinnati, in behalf of the Freedmen's Aid Society, was an able and eloquent effort. Preacher Wright on Trial. At the Methodist Conference at Cham- paign great interest is taken in the trial of Rov. W. F. Wright, which is being conducted behind closed doors. Some- thing over a year ago Dr. Wright was stationed at Stonington in Christian county. One day when he was out of town his wife, assisted by nor neighbors, packed her personal belongings, left her homo and returned to her friends in Ohio, the ticket and money for her ex- penses being supplied by her friends in Stonington. She told many stories of the ill troatment she had received from hor husband and it was generally be- lieved that she left him on account of his cruelty. Presiding Elder Horace Reed made a thorough investigation, and the com- mittee of investigation suspended Mr. Wright for a year. Tho verdict of the present hearing will determine whether or not the sentence of suspension shall stand or the case be remanded for re- trial. In the present hearing Dr. J. T McFnrland represents the church and W. C. Lacey is counsel for Rav. Mr. Wright. AT AN ADVANCED AGE. Death of a Negro Who Claimed to "be 110 Years Old. Champaign Gazette. William Jefferson, an old colored man died at the home of his son-in-law, Wil liam Courtney, on North Third street the latter part of last week, and the f u noral occurred Sunday. Ho was proba bly one of the oldest colored men in Ill- inois, and to the time of his death his mental faculties were fairly well pre served. Ho claimed hat he was born in North Carolina in 1784, which woulc make him 110 years old at tho time ol his death. 'Ho was many years a slave While his appearance was that of a ver; old man, it is thought hardly possibl that he had reached the century mark He came here only a few weeks ago from Decatur._______________ Now They are After Moloney In the circuit court at Springfield yes terday State's Attorney Graham, in the name of the People of the State of llli nois on petition of State Auditor Goro commenced proceedings to compel At torney General Moloney to proceec against the Illinois Building and Loan association at Bloomington. The petitioner states that the institution has been doing business without sufficien assets; that the attorney general has been notified of this fact and that ho re fuses to bring proceedings to close up tho business of the company. The wri was issued, returnable Oct. 1. Immediately after tho bringing of thii suit Mary V. Mnhoney and Mary Kuh Helmlo, Springfield stockholders in the association, brought suit to recover thi amount of their investments. Sales of Real Estate. A. T. Summers to Benj. B. Hill, decc to lot 2G, block 2, Loforgeo Patterson'i First Louis Ferris to Thomas Hardin, deec to tract of land in 2 Thomas Watts to Henry Bachrach deed to the old Wiswe-ll property on West Wood Illinois Central R. R. Co. to Joseph S Ruby, lots 12 and 13, block 37, in Rail road addition to A. F. Smith to Lula M. Curry, lot 2, in Chappelow's sub-division of lot 14, ii Barber's subdivision of the south par of 2 Fred. Nientker to Henry Owens, lota J, 4 nnd B, in Neintker's subdivision o." outlots to Benjamin B. Hill to A. T. Summers tract 120 by feet in Park Place SGoO. Louise Ferris to Thomas Hardin, 81 feet off north end lot 0, in section 2 Decatur National bank to V. H. Parke quit claim to tract in R. J. Oglesby's ad Anna Martin et al. to Stella Brint linger, deed to west half northeast quar tor F. Blankenberg to Mrs. Agnes Korski deed to lot 9, block 1, Sangamon addi Matilda J. Moore to Mary Lehwald deed to lot 1, block 1, Bellevue 8350. J. A. F. King to J. M. Clokey, deed to lot 5, P. H. Brueck's third 8350. James Millikin to Ellen Donohue, deec to lot 17, block 1, Milhkin Sarah A. Dickey to Sarah I. Betz.deec to lot 1 in 3 The Bicyclists. Work was commenced on the Trotting Association track yesterday, to get the course in shape for the grand trotting pacing and running horse races and the splendid fifth day's program of bicycle races. The Worth of prizes for the bicyclists is causing many a young rider to go out daily and train for the plums The are such a will bring a great many fast riders from a distance and the races will be such as have never been seen here before. FOR instance, Mrs. Chas. Rogers, of Bay. City, Mich., accidentally spilled g fiateri-cnwr her little boy. She Witt's Witch Hazel giffiag iaahint relief. Its a won- derfully mid'', alive for burps, bruises, sores, Mm cure for Piles. C. H, jaf" INGRATITUDE. To Put It Mildly, That Is What George P. Hardy's Can- didacy Means, The Republicans of Macon county, who are such from principle, were never so much astonished us they have been over the announcement of George P. lardy as an independent candidate for county clerk. His candidacy can have but one object, namely, to defeat a part of the Republican ticket. There is not the slightest chance of his election. This svery man, though he be a novice in lolitics, knows, and no man knows it jotter than Mr. Hardy. That he knows this is attested by the 'act that immediately after the county convention, and up to the time of the Semocratic county convention, Mr. 3ardy told his friends that he would not be a candidate in a ;hree-cornered fight. This meant that 10 would not bo a candidate unless the Democrats should waive the nomination of a candidate for county clerk. It was upon this understanding that Mr. Hardy sent out petitions to sign, making him a nominee. It was upon this understand- ing that these petitions were signed. That such an understanding had been reached, with some of the Democratic leaders, was developed at the Democratic convention, when the committee on rules and order of business reported an order of business that did not provide for the nomination of a county clerk by the con- vention. This proposition was defeated by the convention, through the leader- ship of J. M. Gray and others who open ly stated that the proposition to leave the place on the ticket for county clerk open, was intended to have the Demo- crats support Geo. P. Hardy as an independent candidate, and Mr. Gray Mr. Bragg and others openly declared that before theywould support Mr. Hardy who bolted his own convention, they would support Mr. Dodd, the regular Republican nominee. These men al denounced bolters as unworthy the sup port of the voters of any party. Tho result was that that convention did no- leave the county clerkship open, but nominated A. O. Bolon, a straight Dem ocrat for county clerk. It was also stated on the floor of that convention that George P Hardy would run for clerk in any event and that his candidacy would result in tho election of Mr. Bolen. No Republi can, however, believed that Mr. Hardy after repeatedly stating that he would not run in a three-cornered fight, would be come a candidate simply to defeat the Republican party that has treated him so well. No one believed, who knew George P. Hardy, that he could be un grateful enough to try to defeat the party which has honored him so often Tho older Republicans will recall the fact that Mr. Hardy has been in office through the preference of the Republican voters for 22 years nearly a quarter of a century. Republi cans have been born, became voters anc have diod since Mr. Hardy first acceptec office from tho Republicans. He be came city clerk in April, 1872, and hole that offlco continuously until December 1882. While he held the office of cit; clerk ho was elected township clerk April and he held that position and city clerk both until he was electee county clerk in 1882, and was inductee into that office in December of tha year, which office he has continuously hold ever-since. Having been so well treated by thi Republicans, it will occur to every fair minded man. that the party is entitlec to courteous treatment from 'him, anc that when he refuses to accoid tho party what is due it, and enters into a plan to defeat it, that he has not onlj made a serious putshimsel in tho attitude of being controlled bj the most vicious spirit of ingratitudi ever committed by a man of good ctand ing, No candidate for nomination belong ing to any party in Macon county eve before bolted tho decision of a county convention before which ho sough a nomination. Under tho foregoing cir cumstances, which are the facts of his tory Mr. Hardy can not expect tho voti of any Republican who signed his peti tion with tho understanding that h would not run in a three-cornered fight and he cannot expect tho support of any other Republican in tho county in a con test which can have no other purposi than tho defeat of the Republican part; on part of its ticket by the election of a Democrat instead of a Republican. Old Settlers at Mt. Fulasbi. MT. PCLASKI, ILL., Sept. thousand persons were hero to-day par tioipating in the Old Settlers' reunion Speeches were made by Hon Wm. M Springer, Rolla W. Diller, Elder L. M Robinson, Major James A. Connolly Gen. John A. McClernand and W. T Baker. The reunion closed to-nigh with fireworks, music and a ball. Fast Going. At the Galesburg track Thursday, Di rectly was driven a mile in which is the new record for two-year olds in pacing. The former record was Robert J. went a mile to beat his recorc of but fell a quarter of a seconc short._______________ Bollard's Snow Liniment. This Liniment is different in composi; tion from any other liniment on the mar ket. It is a scientific discovery which results in its being the roost penetrating Liniment ever known. There are numer ous white imitations, which may be recommended because they pay the set ler a. greater profit. Beware of these and demand Bollard's Snow Liniment It positively cures Rheumatism. Neural- gia, Sprains, Bruises, Wounds, Cute, Sciatic and Inflammatory Rheumatism, Burns, Scalds, Sore Feet, Contracted Muscles, Stiff Joints, Old Pain in Back, Barb Wire Sere Cheat or Throat, and is especially beneficial in Paralysis. Sold by C. H. Dawson, Drug jist SECRETARY decided that t will be impracticable to hate the Ad ministration Building at the World's Fair grounds moved to Atlanta, Go. NOT A FRIEND OF LAB OH. Gov. Altgeld Scored by the Labor- in Compe- tition with Free Labor. Chicago Tribune, Sept. 21. Up to the present time Gov. Altgeld IBS paid no attention to the protests made by labor organizations against tho nstalling of industries of various kinds in the Joliet penitentiary. When re- minded of tne pledges he made in the ittle book he published hs refuses to .isten to argument. The officials at Jol- 16 ju ln luxurv at the state's expense, and their relatives and friends are trav- eling about the country selling or trying 10 sail convict-made cigars, harness, stockings, brooms, chairs and other articles of daily large numbers of labor men m every industrial center mi are look'n? for work. Ihe Illinois Federation of Labor will meet at Belleville, Oct. 9, and among which will be considered will be this alleged slap at free labor by Gov. Altgeld. The International Cigar- makers Union of America is one of the organizations that is pressing the fight against tho governor. JI H. Madden, the president of tho federation, said yesterday: The question of how to stop the manu facturing of goods in the penal institu- tions will be ono of the matters thut will come before our convention, and it will bo given serious consideration. Labor people are feeling the competition of con- vict labor keenly now, and those organiza- tions in tradesdirectly interested are com plaining bitterly. The Cigarmakers'union the molders, haruessmakers and others are anxious to have us take the mattei up and try to provide relief. There wil be ten central bodies represented in thi convention, as well as many local unions The delegates will represent or ganized laboring men. Wo expect to make a strong effort toward influencing legislation. QUESTIONS TO BE DISCUSSED. Among the questions to be discussec will be the election of Federal Judges bj the people, government ownership of the railways, the telegraph and telephone the pledging of Congressional and legis lativo candidates to work for legislation demanded by organized labor, the appro priation of a sufficient sum of money b' tho State for the penal institutions tha they may be sustained without coin peti tion with free labor, the passage of a law for the establishment of a board of arbi tration similar to the Maseachusett law. Wo want a law more direct in iti application. We want a law which wi require a corporation to agree to submi all its controversies with its men to th board of arbitration before it can secur a charter. We also want corporation already chartered to be denied the protcc tion of the militia unless they will agre to this provision of the law. "I cannot say just what kind of a do mand we will make on the governor fo the abolition of the present system o prison1 management, but he will hea from us, I think.'' The cigarmakers are advertising th number of Gov. Altgeld's prison cign factory all'they can. The Journal for September has the follow ing editorial by Edward Perkins: "Tho number of Gov. Altgcld'a Johc prison cigar factory is 116, First District Illinois. Altgeld, the Chicago million airo, says he will dispose of his filth prison-made goods in the far-away run districts, thus implying that the peopl in such districts can be imposed upoi and that filthy prison-made cigars ar good enough for them anyway. Ou members and friends in tho places in dicated should be on the watch for th goods that this protondor would fore upon you. Boycott his goods, thus re senting the insult and at the same tim doing a good turn for the free but idl citizen who is vainly seeking for employ ment in order that he may support him self and family. Boycott Altgeld's filth prison-mado cigars; boycott factor No. 116, First Illinois; it i a State Prison factory, started and ru by ono John P. Altgeld, Governor am millionaire landlord, who before elcctio said: "The free mechanic should not b compelled to work in competition wit! men behind prison walls." THE GOVERNOR'S BOOK. The men out of work will not fin much comfort in tho fallowing oxtrac from Gov. Altgeld's book, written prio to the election of 1892, when the Demo crats wore fighting protected industries "At present there is much ground to complaint, especially as regards certai kinds of skilled labor which can be car ried on in a prison as well as elsewhere Thus there is no doubt the makin of shoes, saddlery, cigars and number of other articles requirin labor, by convicts under th contract system at present, injures th free labor in this branch of industry nnd it affects them most in dull time for in good times when tho demand equal to the production of the entir country, all rind employment, and tha the contractor of prison labor is makin excessive profits is not generally noticec But when times are dull and the dc mand limited and prices low, inasmuc as the product of the convict labor mus continue to be the same, free labor ha to suffer Should tho demand be n greater than can be supplied by th prison, then free labor would either hav to other employment or accept sue wages as would enable it to compel with convict labor." PHEE TRADE IN TEXAS. Prices of Wool and Cotton Gone- Down and Wages Cut 31 Per Cent. John A. Bohrer, of South Jlayed. Gra- county, Texas, whore he has lived or eighteen years, is now in the city vis- ting his brother-in-law, Supervisor H. May, chairman of the county board. Mr. Bohrer is au extensive cotton grower nd wool producer in Texas, anu is also hairman of the executive committee jf the Republican committee for rason county. He tells a Joleful tory of the effects of Democratic lesris- ation in Texas, and gives a good u'.ustra- ion of the results of free trade. Ir. 1S92 vhen Texas had its largest crop of col- on, the market price for the product was S to 10 cents a pound. No'.v the irice is (3 to G1..' cents with the not o great. Heretofore the wages of cot- ou pickers have been not less than 75 cents a day. Xow tho pay is down to 40 cents a day. The growers aro now- ashamed to look the sheep in tho face vhen shearing time comes and in- ariably reverse the order of action when ;hey grasp the shears. Wool in Texas n 1892 sold at 18 and 10 cents a pound. Now the people are glad if they can get 7 cents a pound. Mr. Bohrer states that ths people of ;lie Lono St.ir state are in a marked condition of unrest and disgust oier tho hurtful legislation of the Democratic party, and there is strong probability that the Democratic plurality will be cut to or less. And it is predicted that at least two Republicans will be sent to cong.-ess. Now there is a solid Democratic delegation in con- gross. Republicans are doing hard work in every county in the state, and hope to redeem some of the counties from Dem- ocratic domination. As exchange gets off the following If a man were to give another an orang he would simply say, "I give you thi but when the transaction i entrusted to the hands of a lawjer t put it in writing he adopts this form: hereby give, grant and convey to you a and singular my estate and interes right, title, claim and advantages of ani in tho said orange, together with all it rind, juice, pulp and pips, and all righ and advantage therein with full powc to bite, cut, suck or otherwise cat th said orange, or give tho same away, fully and effectually as I, the said A. B am entitled to bite, cut or suck or t givo the same away, with or without th rind, skin, juice or pulp and pips, any thing hereinbefore or hereinafter or i any other deed or deeds, instrument o instruments of that kind whatsoever t the contrary in anywise, notwithstanc ONE word describes We refer to Be Witt's Witch Haze Salve, cnrea obstinate sores, burns, skii diseases and is a well known cure fo piles. C. H. Dawson. QUICKSANDS do not bother engineers any more; they make it a solid concret by blowing powdered hydraulic cemen into it._______________ SMALL in size, great in results: Di Witt's Little Early Risers. Best pill fo Constipation, best for Sick Headache best foi Sour Stomach. C. H. Dawson A STATisTicAi. statement just ieauet shows an enormous falling off in the value of this country's exports durinj Auguct. POPULISTS LOSE THEIH CASE Judge Fouke Decides the Illinois Mandamus Against Them. SPRINGFIELD, 111., Sept. Fouke in the Sangamon county circuit court decided the mandamus case of Jackson L. Jessup and Chas. E. Palmer, Populist legislative candidates, against W. H. Hinriehsen, secretary of state, in which thr point at issue was the mean- ing of the words "general election" as used in the election laws. Judge Fouke sustains the secretary of state, holding tktit "A fair construction of this statute is that the next general election preced- ing tho nomination of these candidates ivas the judicial election in that district." He took occasion to criticise the law. ex- pressing a doubt of tho wisdom of the attempt on tho part of the legislature "to incorporate political parties." "I doubt said the policy of having a law in this country that will destroy the elasticity of public opinion. I think it ought rather to encourage it. Voters should be legislated to the- polls rather than away from the polls." The decision will have the effect of requiring not only the Populists but the-Republi- cans and Prohibitionists to nominate all their candidates by petition in the Fifth judicial district, being tho counties of Sangamon, Macoupin, Christian, Mont gomery, Payelte and Shelby. The case will bo appealed to tho supreme court, but a decision cannot be obtained in time to be available this year. McKINLEY TO SPEAK. State Republican League Meeting Oct. 10 at Springfield. Elaborate preparations arc being inailc for the fourth convention of the Repun- lican League of Illinois, which takes place in Representative Hall at Spring- field, Wednesday, Oct. 10, convening at- 11 o'clock a. m. Each club in the Plate will be entitled to rive delegates, beanies ita president and secretary, and as Gov. Ohio, is to be the special guest of the league the indication." are every club will be well i''presented. Gov. McKinluy will make a i, .oech and so will other Republican leade- Chair- man Lyman E. Ray and Secrutary An- drew J. Lester both look for the largest attendance of young Republicans from all parts of the state over seen at a league convention. The business will be the election of officers for the ensuing year and the consideration of means of organization for the campaign. A Smooth Counterfeiter. Harry Wcstfall. deputy United States Marshal, was in Decatur last night on his way from Centralia to SpringlielJ, having in charge Auam Hocfly and the most complete outfit for counterfeiting over captured, taken at Ashley. The plates are made on ihe photo-engraving plan on tinner's copper and all are per- fect. There were over half a dozen plates in all for the 820 silver certificate. No money was secured, but the prisoner confessed. HR is proud of his skill and claims to have discovered the process himself. He waived examination acrl his bond was fixed at 31000, but he made no attempt to give it. Hi.s family has always stood well, and this son, who is about 30 years old, has always been not- ed for his studiousness and skill. He has invented two useful patents for farm machinery. Parties named Wilson were also in the deal with Hocfly. They are under arrest Chief Porter! of the Chicago department of the eecrct ser- vice and Chief Murphy, of St. Louis, worked up the case and located the operators. What a Prominent Insurance Man Says. H. M. Blossom, senior member of H. M. Blossom Co., 217 X. :M SI. Rr. Louis, writes: "I had been left wiih very distressing cough, the result of in- fluenza, which nothing seemed'to relieve until I took Bailard's Horchimnd Syrup. One bottle completely cured me. 1 sent one bottle to my sister, who had a severe cough, and she experienced immediate relief. I always recommend this syrup to my friends." John Cranston, 908 Hampshire street, Quincy, 111., writes: "I have found Bai- lard's Horehound Syrup superior to any other cough medicine I have ever known. It never disappoints. Price GOc. Sold by C. H. Damon. b   

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