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Adams County Free Press (Newspaper) - April 19, 1900, Corning, Iowa VOLUME XVJII COENIKG ADAMS COUNTY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 19 1900 NUMBEK 14 HlFortiinate Piircfiase made some time since are eiiabjed to offer six dozen of the celebrated Saratoga Wrappers in blacks reds blues and grays sizes 32 to 40 some with iloiinces all braid trimmed and plaited to be had for while they last Experis class the easy running Imperial Wheels Mill Colunbias Cleie lands Sterlings and Spald ings but you can buy none of thee for while we sell tluImperial for ask their riders Our line of Kicvclc complete and very cheap BOTH ON THE less that and For their record Sundries is verv j Investment of Wepsner is Said to Have j Been Abandoned by Boers i state of Kentucky hat die qilesttdn of right to office involved in the afore said litigation be determined The questions of law involved In said caus es are of very great and grave interest and importance involving the nature and extent of the powers of an election contest tribunal and the powers the judiciary with relation thereto A WIDESPREAD BRITISH NET j Englaiii I Hie f Awaiting Favorable ye AVarrln hliovriiig Near Situation Jl Thcri FISHERS CORNING IOWA PEOFESSIONAL CAKflS IT E WILMAKTir Attorney at Law IIIWA attentio THE jiioiittuii iroin South and I STOCK of I LONDON April RoDMts has spread his nit far and to titah i lie afl venturous ihat have uren niii in lie southeastern part 01 the Tho ncl noi yet Jjoin drawn in but at the htodfiuarters cf Lorti Roberts tho imprcHcion exists that the power the Uoeri is decreasing A Duily has them Hying 10 the A k ing nrthwani A Daily TViegrupli hLivs that some are go ins ncjrth and a Morrini Post repiLvjntative nyj it Inet known whit the Boer clo int Evidently tiie ru Bloem fcntfMji is tu the fffec that the dis pobiiions of Lord Hoborts will en able iiini to concentrate a large1orco ai any iiace on short nice The Boers j plants ivjire of this arc supposed to be chiefj iy thinking or retreat j The investment of accordi ing to a yptcir uipatih from fun it in hi KCM abandoned Ac cording to a Uethiiny dispatch tho Boert are unable to ivtreri nnrtnvard the British irongly nob all roads Diverso reports xmo from Xiital one that thr liners have re tired beyond range and another saying that vnrw a them are closo to Lordon waits confidently for almost immediate favorable Distrust exist however to any rapid con tinuous advance Loward Pretoria chiefly OB account o the lack of mary of which die froiu long voyage A letter from the ctjo says thf thrco days journey is inn it e in open trucks a r ran venoms for Kedir and watering ue inadeairte aril that STORM WRECKS A TEXAS TOWN Ilctief TJiftt UWCK I3avc Deen DALLAS Tex April spjcial to the News from Royse Tex iatcd April 1C 2 a m says A Etruek this place it midnight and it is believed ihat several lives have acen lost Eight houses were wrecked and at this hour the neatest excite meat prevails There had been ii electrical diiplay early in the nigbt ind omnious chmds had gathered in ths northeast There was hovever but little wind n light previilled untU about fif teen minutvs before the tornado This came almost without warning fOll DAYS IN British Warriors Fall Under fira cf Boera at Wepener BASITOS Will BAR AN INVASION Protest of Lord rnent of English J Owner Captured by ttic lion of OoloDfl Forcea ported to Be Strong tier that the govereiaenE required j by affirmative pro to make out r j j caiio of probable aujlt and that rhc defendants wort Drilled to go tcliy j j Ino their defense and to produce eviI I deuce on their pant to rebut the pre j sJxniEion of guilt raised by the proofs i of the government I i The attorney general takes j i with Judge Brown as to the correct j ness of bis ruling but a to j j a finul settlement of the question has I sen to th chairinnn of the judiciary foCiJiihtetj of both houses of congress Miois I a tirsii of a bill tvliich if it becomes a ml I law il have the lTect of compelling the lemoval of persons indicted fc offenses against the United Statoj I from the place of airest to the distiii where offense is Naljil Coal LONDON April special patth Irom Laossmith dated April 1C a m says Native if rJts have just reported that the Boe in the ElanUshasiLe district have beyond Biagarsberg Other information to confirm the report thit the Boers have suc ceeded ia Wowing up three important near Wesoels nek complete ly destroying the engine houses and No Conference Uoer BERLIN April reports cir culated of conferences betwcsn von Buelov tilminister of foreign affairs and the Boer delegates are semiofficially declared to be pure in vention It is added that the only thing which has occurred was an ex change of visits of courtesy made to LONDON April dispatcti i from Aliwal North dated April 13 says It is officially reported that the j British losses it Wepener In four fighting were eighteen men j killed and 132 wounded Colonel Gcenfell wires that tne casualties include Quartermaster Wil liams Lieutenant Halford and Lieu tenant Duocail Sir Godfrey Lagdea resident com missioner at Maseru telegraphs that no shelling has been heard from the direction of Wepener today Satur A regiment of British infantry and a battery of artillery arrived Friday General Brabants headquarters und all the mounted troops have gone to Houxville The Northern Post asserts that the RouxTilJe district furnished 1000 re cruits to tte Boer force as a result of the invasion last week Five hundred Boers under Com mandant Swonepoel forced the Roy al Irish Sios to evacuate Rouxville The former janddorst who had been acting for the British offered to go to the front to prove himself a true Freo Stater n tjon have again Seven ol pox have beer at Mar iialUown Frillt ccrjiinission houses are organ izing to fight the binana trust Thi fire chief of Atlantic wis sej rioiisly injured by a runaway team j Mr Harriot C Crumin of MarshallI sonally knew the delegates but who did not discuss rplitical affairs tli em MEYEKHOFF Attorney at m jucial attention iLnrof in 2 auJ L ljiuir lt Sranley Stanley IOWA C cl RRVAXT 11 l Physician and Surgeon in Scvinrr Mock COBMXU IOWA oily orcoUDtry H calli day or ni cntc At Uucon M and Surgeon Office O7er 1otLerj drug Ktore one block west oiShLfers murble rapidly in ionsequfnrc of the hard ship Despite thturgy of buyers abroad tie ulkv scts much diffi culty in ih onoriiioiss iim bci of hcrfs rcnnireil A io the Tnros fruru Xafo king datfd April G confirmtig earlier Aftrj ers ji nitSrije Povll to ECnil 10 Povfll to oilt tf ajvarcd tll dcLlimil to ollov ii H was discovcrrd lit Boe reports of luUritiah cauaiueri havi been greatly exaggerated V up and hlpiVtr A uf tbe Daily graph Ladyniith dated April 16 say Boer1 aro down aijsiiv at easi or fluid nt nrcrnitK MANILA April Dodd with a snuailron of the Third cavaliy recently surrounded a village in lien Siet province and surprised 200 insur gents living in Lai racks apparently a iTrniiLins center for the province The ciicray lost fiftythree men killed i Our rroops also rptuied fortyfour men and burned the village One American was vr ii r 1 illt vV iLrI it ui iiLilni yis As tiisiiril utriv r ted biitur iitile us it bcomi iiiirriil llmi i very jrooii the niurket iiriti fair tiie dead iiVioc the ilead Coor ndo in to brtaken Tpver that the Iambs lainbs THAT KANSAS iiOl FIND KANSAS CITY LUV KANSAS CITY Aj C KcsiJence v rts HKNHY M Physician and Surgeon Office in Htiiryt ilriic shire Uoland httild AND Af o MVI Physician and Surgeon 11 al tent ill Sjttiat cc Office ir lie Mann 1 rlli niixtd IenjJli in tluVlolulty ot ftulcni GrertUy Excittcl GALENA Kan April al Icgod dicoorery of go Ibearing ore in tliisi vicinity bar not provoked the Hild enhusiasn thit usually attends such finds Tliere is plenty of antl tnucii interest manifested but there is not a rush of prospectors This Li o some extent duo however to the frut the prospectors hve 1 kert the locatiti cf ihrHnd secrrt miners rrvl agrcc ihrt the formation in rLVorabo to tho carrying of iolii quantity to ma AC minirg nrofitnble but the knoving onfs rroall Cripple cortend ed that i vas impnsiiiln to exi in that formation H R of Dcnvai vho HnvoM McDougiU also of that rlty has arfs 01 land in the vicinity OL the nMrwu and vho claimed the ore the German consul ut Milau who nr A cablegram from Maseru BaSito land dated April 14 says VSir Godfrey Lagden British resi dent commissioner returned here yes terday i Friday from the scene of operations Wepener He and the paramount cjiiof stationed 3000 armed natives to resist the possible Botr eiicroaphmeuts The orders of the resident commissioner are that the ire not to he allowed tc cross the Free State frontier on any pretense whatever Two natives ivho crossed and looted an abandoned Boer farm aro now in custody Colonel position is strong and well chosen hut he is completely Baautolaml and iC they stay miicb surrounded The Boers have their backs against longer they will bthemmed in The British operations are keenly watcaed from the neighboring heights Shell Ins and sniping have been doing en steadily during the last six days Colonel Dalgetys suns an admir town an woman was burned to death I Two Fort Dodge girls Anna and I Minnie hare been sent to the tion A this the eo reform school rer Odd Fellows have 1 MS for the construc Lory brick building will be cultivated on by the inmates of Feeble Minded at The nett ing at Sac i at a total WORDi CONSPIRACY Hire Miy USV llcarlnj on F il ilritcs D C April tolGiiLl j WASHINGTON D C April Sryman I Senator Thurston today introduced a Coionc1 Eailon bill tu limit the meaning of the word conspiracy ami aso the use of re straining ordere as applied to disputes employers and employe1 es Pfcblly those engaged in interstate commerce The bill provides that no agreement combination or contract with refef eccR to any act in contemplation or furtherance of any trade dispute shall ably served and there is no waste of ammunition The Boers Then tliey see the electric flash of the cordite boll into their holes or behind vails so ncar are tnt7 and the Basuto guards that they converse Tne am bulances are one person able would not be so punishi to the border out be deemed criminal and also provide tnc kiliHl Bounded arc not re that those engaged in such acts shall hmored until jiightfall in order to con not be indictable for the crime of con1 ceal the number of casualties The spiracy if such act committed bv any I Beers arc fatigued and their horses an1 footsore The Bofirs Attacked fiercely xhe Brit Ish northern position on Monday April 9 but they were beaten back at Nothing is known here of the casualties on gutter 8iR From Warren ton comes newa that Franlc Smith a well Imown mine into the hands ol the Bors riected and o of 310500 will be icated soon Mueller a young mas living near Clinton is dead He pulled his shotgun from a wagon with the miz zle toward The Curtis Sash and Door Company o Clinton his filed articles of incor poration with the secretary of state capita is An Independence man has bushelii of corn in crib and the ad vance in the price df cereal means a profit of to hm Kate Shelley who twenty years ago saved Northwestern train from run ning into a washout is now in the hospital at Carroll suffering from a broken limb The uldest house in Manchester was destroyed by fire last week It was built by William Eiversen in 151 and had been occupied continuously as a residence Acjulant General Byers is I in sending oat the money to reimbui I those vho contributed to the Si1000 i fund vith which Fiftyflrsi Iowa EOldiers were brought back from San I The free silver democracy of loura is i agitating the establishment of a daily i ATTACK AMERICAN GARRISON l at Rfttoc Bat Iro MANILA April General Yoisng reports that 300 insurgent riflemen and bolomen attacked the American pasrisen at Batoc province of North os yesterday bjt were repulsed logins 106 men The ArceiIcans Ind no l wav viving from BarKky West to Frank Smith diamond mine for Prisoners PRETORIA April United States Consul Adelbert S Hay hss received ii thii A R idea I and onehalf tons of presents Sor April A special to British militarj prisoners mostly from Jacksonville 111 rora England and the Cape compris J Rutledge of CHICAGO the Tribune say Rev William II one of the viiiy known Methodist mmisteis in died yesterday aged 86 He iT ireditcd with the first tc sug T THOMPSON MedicaiDoctor liecit hiro ycars if you want 10 irtr ucll til idea of the Grand Army tlint thi Republic which was afterward S41JO gold to j carried into effect by Dr Ben F Stev thc are liovin Ijcnvcr Eiid j enon jor Rev Mr Rutledge was an mtimste hiiiv theproperty l lambs ofCumlng luw and has never afkJ to called to doclor Cull I ii He xtLandt to nil of leni t60 EP AND Sheep int iy KoOd tn chdico to tlioio mixed WCS sheop year lines StilKTt natlv Limbs western friend of Abraham Lincoln Governor Yates and other leading public mn Cot it tiie Army of this state and during the civil war WASHINGTON D C April I was famous as chaplain of the Four Chalrrcan Hawley reported today teenth Illinois regiment frcm the committee on military af R F KEADHEAD Surgeon IV Proi rauoni NEWCOME d COS YARD IOWA I giron lo All callr ChirgM nn nble DR J W REYNOLDS SPECIALIST Eye Ear Nose lud Throat Leusen fitted to erf3 Cilice Adanisand MapleEt OUR NATIVE HERBS The Great Blood Purifier and Liver Regulator 200 Days Treatment for ALONZO 0 BUSS CO Props WA3HINOTON J C CRAKLKS WALFORD Hayes lowu Agent for AdtLifi County Sent pottage iaid to any part of county on receipt of price For sale by A F SMnn Corning J M Tutker Brooks CHICAGO GliAlX and hit by low liio crop uullc fcir the appropriation bill for the army The pay for officer of the line is increased The provision for a inililary telegraph line in Alas ka costing is stricken out For a library building at Manila is appropriated In cominitins length service for retirement of ofllcers rmd sociicrs serving in Porto Rico or the Philippines they to he allofted double lime for such service Tne travel allowance ior enlisted men tlis charged Is increased weak In sympathy hcn corn niJ were generally in t ad itato of lUZlcct Eecolpts wore 133 car Tc cash rlfmruid was poor May ranff1 from to and clos T ed down WINDS SWEEP KANSAS Storm CHICAGO b GREAT WESTERN KD AT Arrive from 80 16 Total It5 ft m Dentil In Several Towiin KANSAS CITY Mo April Journal special from Wichita Kan A storm approaching a tornado In proportions is reported from nesr between here and Newton anil in the vicinity west of Clearwater Two deaths are reported and people are said to have been injured by overturned houses The wires are down and names and particulars are unobtainable fit 10 oclock tonight At Putnam it is reported that sev eral houses were blown down and four people seriously injured Word was brought by passengers on tbc south bound Santa Fe passenger train that two persons were killed but tt is im possible to confirm this report at 10 uckick tonight The telephone and telegraph lines were rendered useless by tho d and all attempts lo reach Putnam Newton or affected points proved of no avail West 01 in the country 11 r vim FIrsit and 1inr WASHINGTON D C April The socalled antiNorris convention oJ District Democrats tonight elected itliG following delegates to the Kansas City convention Cotter T Bride Charles W Slater Edwin A Xewman KoiraeEid J Francis OMefira Mattlngly Resolutions vore adopted instructing delegates io support Mr Bryan first last and all the time and to use their influ ence and votes to secure the rcafflrnia jtion of the Chicago platform The i delegates elected tonight will contest the right of those chosen by the Xor iris faction to represent the District four I democracy Siiot ana Thrown From Triln HOPKINSVILLE Ky April 17 ing luxuries groceries cigars cigar ettes and boxes for the hospitals It has all been admitted duty free to the Transvaal and every facility af forded which has greatly gratified Mr Hay He recently visited the prison ers at Waterval and says that he found everything as well as could be expected under the circumstances Good Friday was observed as a holt day throughout the republic Ail is reported quiet at the front vcuator Morgan Victorlollji BIRMINGHANM Ala April Later returns from the democratic primaries held throughout Aiatorja Morgan Boone colored swaggerid j yesterday coofirm the reports already through an excursion train nt Slaugh terville last njght curaing and bran dishing a pistol Ke broke r h mans skull with a coupling pin Booae was shot and killed and Sis body thrown from the train Passen gers were panioBiricken Allrn Omrtallj Niirottl WASHINGTON D C April The president today nominated H Allen of Massachusetts to be gov ernor of Porto Rico Pensions for Capron WASHINGTON April house favorably acted upon flftj three bills among which were two senate bills to increase the pensions of the widows of Captain Allyn Ca ron and Captain Alljn K Capron fa ther and son who fell during the Spanish war in Cuba The senate fix ed the rate for each of these widows at The house reduced the amount to 525 in the case the former atci in the case of the latter of Adams on the Englewood branch of the Santa Fe railroad it is report ed that n strip country five miles ong was swept by a storm VnllOT Foro HerorH NEW YORK April general Society Daughters of Revolution has entered upon a project to com memorate tte heroes wbo lost thsir lires at Valley Forge A plot of ground containing the grave of Cap tain John Waterman has been deeded to the society by Major 0 H Tolii on condition tiiL a suitable monu ment be erected to this officer ant the hundreds of prrrioLs vho lie in tin A committee roni pnsiag the resents of the state ties lils 01lleJ nas alrcMly secured a uuinber of contributions for this purpoe Nlcaranga hi Not TTarliko XEW YORK April special to he Herald from Washington says Nicaragua has disavowed to the Unit ed Stales that is organized and dls latched to David the eipeditlou which aroused so much concern in Co a m ana Costa Rtea Sr PAUL AND THE NORTH Senor Corea tho minis Liioiieil dnily J40BK ter here underfttands that if any such pm Exprew cicept Sunday p m expedition landed Twin dty SpsciaJ daily P m K4KSAS CITY AN THE SOUTHWEST tlOm lAciitec daily in Express i m ia n m UW AIKCTS Ofttl C CHII No 2 J3 o 400 FH to Bet joar legittcri a ibc i PKM Bocd Chics Boca Brava Colombia it was cf a ftilibuiterng character and must have escaped the flue AUigence by bis goveniment CORSING NVRS1SRY CO IJffine fjrowKapple trees also eBergrewis grapes ckerries and peaches The very best now growing in Adams county have been lfugftt froM this nursery 1311 F Ar Wulner DCCKfT Tilt KJJTUCKY CASE SDpreme Coart of tbc Uallcd States Aakcd tci un election Huddle WASHINGTON April cases Involving the Kentucky governorship ware docketed in the United States su preme court today A brief statement In which counsel lor both Taylor and Beckbam joined was filed at tbc same time aEking lor an early hearing ia lUUs agreed statement It La set forth that bath Taylor and Beckham as governor John Marshall lieutenant governor en the republican aide asd L HCarter as president pro tern of the senate and John B Castlemaa f3 adjutant seueral on the democratic are each and all lliiroinj tiie riflht ti are actually attempting to exorcise the powers ol the respec tive offices severaly claimed by them thus producing grtat confusion in Kea tueky by reason oi the doubts as 3 which of tho aersona names has the laivful rigtt to exercise the authority pertaining to the several officers named al to the great Injury siscl of the people a the slatc By rfcason of thesa facts and others whJch raiglit lis ennaueatsd it Is 0 tlif utiiiost to thj CHICAGO April Csrtor Harrison today coma out unequivoc ally in opposition to his nomination by the democratic state convention for the governorship of Illinois and gave hisreasons at lengti Mayor Harri son said If I entered the race for governor I should do everything in my power to be elected find should expert to succeed In that case I would have to take my seat aa governor in Janu ary of next year and the city of Chi cago would be withoat a mayor Bank Teller Abfleomla BURLINGTON Vt April special from Waterbury Vt says John Farrar teller ol the Waterbury National bank is missing and th2Lt there is a defalcation of of the banks funds The community is greatly shocked bj the news as Fer rer was considered a mode yoang man His parents aie very estimable people and two yean ago he married A young lady ot blgh Qamrtz CiAZf ia Tictmlty tit JOPLIN Mo April Mur dock and others of Kaa neir bere clAim to havu gold in juartzformation within two miles of place that aaaayii 140 to a toil The asaays are eaii to tare been made in SL Lonia An effort to lease or bay lie iand IJie exact location of which la not dis closed but which Ul said ta be iu eluded within the groat zinc ind lead belt Is beliiit made Excite ment over the alleged In iufense sent out of the overwhelming victory of Senator John T Morgan over Geo ernor Johnston for the United States senatorship St Clair with one re publican which was the only counly credited to Governor Johnston in last nights report has fallen into the Mor gan column leaving the governor a goose egg as the result of the elec tions held in fiftyfour counties Mor gan will have US of the 120 democratic voters in the general assembly Btjan at El Paso Et PASO Tex April J Bryan reached here from qae N M and left at 8 oclock for Austin An informal reception was held and at 3 oclock Mr Bryan at tended the services of the Knights Templar at the Episcopal church A strong delegation form Mexico vs here to meet Colonel Bryan and as sisted in his entertainment Bryan denied that he intended to make Texas his home and declined to commit himself on the race ANDREWS AWAITS HIS Wlf E What She Will Affect IIU Decbioia on Chancellorship CHICAGO April E Benja min Andrews said tonght that thu question whether he mould accept or refuse the offer made him by the reg ents of the University of Nebraska dc pendcJ largely upon what his wiiii thought of the matter Mr Andrews he said would return Thursday from Plnehurst N C where she has been for several diy3 and would then havi the case laid before her Dr Andrewa returned today from Lincoln ECHO OF CARTER CASE lrly to T Battc or Hcu WASHINGTON April Some time ago proceedings were instituted by the dspartment of justice to se cure the removal to Savannah of Bcsjamln D Green John F Will iam T and Edward H Gtaynor anl Michael A CoanaUr who were to by the grand liar ot tho Unit ed SUOM dlntrict court of Occrgiii tor conaplrln to deftand the United Statei opm tiro contracts relating til harbor Improreinents at 3avmmuUi asti in srama in csnuiec tlon with Captain o K Carter The Untlted States xaamlashjaer Id New York where the defendants were apprehended held in effect that the certified copy of the Qeorcia Indict ment followed by the ol the defendants was snHdent to JDS tuT7 their ronioval District Adiilsan Brows bow er heUL to the cqiitrarj and Itnir paper at Des lloincs At present the only democratic papcc n the city does not favor the free coinage Wea i Results in thu Middle West The Chicago Northwestern way Conpany began track Saying on I the new Iowa Minnesota division The have been distributed ami crews of track layers have begun work i out of Mason City and also from this city I A pleasant company assembled at i the horn of Mr and Mrs E Dane ot Green Mountain to aiieist in celebrat lae their eolden wadilinz There four gpDerations ot Dunns represented at the giithering Mr and lire Dann are among the earliest settlers of the county coming from Roek county Wis in 1S57 Counsel for Hev L M Schermer horn a ISaptist preaciier filed a peti tion for a writ of habeas corpus and the matter came up before Judge Mat thews ichermerhorn is ia jail on r charge oC desertion und nonsupport of his wiile which the statutes of Wis consin make a misdemeanor He was taken back to the scene of his troubles For thd first time in the history of Iowa the governor has paroled a life prisoner This action has been taken in the case of Cornelius Moelchen The terms of the parole were made out and sent to the proper authorities and if accepted by the prisoner aa they un dobtedly will be he will be liberated from Anssmosu where he has served a long term of years Andy Xewman a prosperous farmer near Ottamwa com nutted suicide by drowning His body waa found late i Sunday afternoon lyfngr face down vard In a pond in which the water i was only sixteen inches deep Mr Nevman was a prosperous farmer and well known in the vicinity and no rea son can be ascribed to his rash act unless it was despondency over ill health ExSuperintendent Miller hag given out some figures about the MUchellville sihool since he took charge There were 1S3 In the school and eigh teen have been received There have been twenuyflve gone cut on age three have beeo pardoned and fiftyseven paroled leaving 116 in the school at this time Mrs Simpson resigned as family manager of No 2 laat week and returned to her home in DCS Moines Colonel Eiboeck of the Iowa State Anzeiger is writing a history of Iowa with particular reference to the part the Germans have played In ita devel opment It will be a book of about 700 pages By an agreement arrived at by the Illinois Koines Northwest Iowa and Platte River Neb conferences of the United Evangelical the nor mal school at Lemars was accepted for a theological seminary to he called Western Union college An endowment fund of has been started to vhich the Illinois conference contrib uted Seven states will con tribute to the college A new departure has been made by tin postofflcedepartment in regard to the cashing of money orders which will be of great convenience to many people Heretofore no postmaster could cash i money order until after had reccivied the duplicate from the postmaster at point of issue By a recent ruling of the department money orders mtv he cashed at any time and at any money order office regard Ices of whether the advice has been re ceived or not nor does it matter wliat office the order is drawn on This will be a particularly good arrangement for eoinmerciil For wall paper painting and de corating go to W B Feain Card of Tkanks To howwho 10 kindly auigted in the aiekaeU ud burial of my beloved wire except heartfelt tnanka B C DILLON 1000 grapevines borne grown at Morris nansery One east of fair grounols norti aide of railroad CORN The Conning Mills 10000 bosbeleof iipra COPHI in and get prices Tlwy paying at praatat 32i cento 9 lase Hlisses sixes case Scotch every shade ir 6c pair 4c yard About a Suit of Clothes Are you going to invest this spring Give us a look that is all we ask Do you want a fancy or plain wor sted a cassimere or melton those new Venetians Scotch weaves ser ges and raretons etc We have them in all sizes every cut and at Is the Point Well we simply defy any of our competitors to match them MBTURNBR MANUFACTURERS AGEM Farm Machinery Buggies Etc Wind Mill and Pump Work Done to a Finish Has some goods on hand that lie will sell you at a bargain These goods are first class in every way and fully warranted by the as well as ourselves Notice These Prices ROAD WAGONS at TOP BUGGIES at 4000 SPRING WAGONS at 5500 SURREYS at 90 00 SULKY PLOWS at 2900 1C STEEL BEAM WALKING PLOWS at 1400 16 WOOD BEAM WALKING PLOWS at 1300 HIDING CULTIVATORS at 2500 WALKING CULTIVATORS at 1400 STEEL LEVEE HARROWS at 1200 CORN PLANTERS steel frame at 3000 DISC HARROWS at 2800 Here is a snap while the goods last which wonr be long at above prices Come early and get i slice You will find us at the mammoth implement house of Corning T C REID Agt PLATFOEM OUTLINED A special to the Chicago Post says Administratiou leaders have agreed opon the issues tad articles of Re publican faith which will be incor porated in the national platform to be submitted to the Philadelphia convention for ratification A rough draft of the Republican party creed baa been accepted by Republican lenders of the senate and Republican national committeemeii The open ing declaration will be a hearty en dorsement of President McKinlcy and a tribute to his personal man agement of the nioiit brilliant mili tary and naval of tfle close of the century Unqualified approval will be accorded to all the administrative acts The establish ment of a gold standard will be dwelt upon and a pilarik will be de voted to a renewed allegiance to the gold standard Thu keynote of the platform iill be thd cxpannion issue A strong clear uttainuica in favor of the retention of the and of vigorous foreign policy wilt be delivered There nil be no positive ion of the right of this grT to govern the Philippines tfaat must lw left for future adjudica tion The policy of protection will reaffirmed and the platform will pledge the party to the rapport of th a doctrine of reciprocity A greater mwrfwnt marioa liberal penaion mil be demanded and thf Men rt The Nioir aguaio canal will be supported if no action is taken ut this session of con jress The developments of the near future iu Cuba and thf outcome pf ihe municipal elections im month will largely shape the policy toward that island Among otilier planks in the platform will Ije out in favor of ciyil service free homesteads and restriction on immigration acd tem perance and woman fuSrage will alfo bave a place iu the platform Easier Services Beautiful floral decorations greeted tbc Sabbaih school children at tbe PretfojterEan on Easter morn ing The children ami large congrega tion had assembled early and the ser vice of Bong began promptly al The choir led in hc bcuutiful hymns entitled Saint Theresa and Hernias Ait anthem also was rendered entitled Lift Your Glail Voices A eolo Beulab Land by Mr Metz preceded the eermon Consider the Lilies How They Grow was the text of a brief and interesting sermon by the puMor In the evening be roueiic by 3 chorus of vtHiag people under the direction of Mini Once Bfjmcr consisted of two anthems In Wngner3 P etln Jlqbltatal and hymns Tike ijeiwon of eywilng toit Pbll 3 10 theme bclmc Power of tue RccurreeMoii A BARGAIN Wanted to seli it ligli grade orgji good aa new all a bargain to init btiydr For further partion ii addreaa Orgtc cam FBZE PKWB Bankruptcy Baiineu Tbc report of H C French refeier n bankruprcy for ihe d8trict inciud ng Montgomery Page ami Adams counties for tbc six months ending April 3 shows IS caEes in ihit time In all Eincc Jan 11899 he bus clofeil 23 cases tlictotalamoant of liabiJitics therein being 56 and the total amount of assets The age cost of eipenees and vus S41JG W B Peairs will sell jou wall as anyone paper aud pahyour residence Why g elsewhere nrhen you can get the bent paper and he best workmen at one place Walter Xewcomb ie reported as hav ing rested fairly well Ian night bin there seems little if any change In condition The doctor is more hopeful of his recovery and nil bope be may soon improve At the Demoreat medal contest evening in tiie M E church Pearl Simmona won tbe honors and tbe medal while all ot the seven in number gave evidence of hard study and much ability IE Ike rendition of tbeir readlnga A fair audience was in attendance FOE RENT A 6rooni booee located one blocs from court bouae Enquire ot Geo BUOWB ConiBg 13 6 por C6nt mottoir Shirts CoUars LADIES oxfoflps mmn p SJWMLS AT BUS BEST VIALITY CASH ;