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against the owners o
offending chimneys, but boiler own-
ers are taught the economy of modern
better-burning furnaces and smoke-
consumers, while their pride in a clean
city is aroused. One evidence of
progress is the introduction within
the year of over 150 smokeless fur-
naces. The best results are obtained
from the use of hard coal and coke.
While endeavoring to correct the
methods of the furnace owners, the
city has been a sinner itself, but it is
about to set a good example by using
smokeless coal at the city hall, the
police stations and the workhouse.
JUL COI: CEU
Periodically the question of abolish-
ing grade crossings in Chicago is agi-
tated, but without effect. As a result of
the present conditions of the crossings,
out of a population of a little more
than a million and a halfthere werein
the year 1900 330 deaths by railroad
accidents. Of these, 257 were caused by
steam cars and 73 by street cars. In
the same year there were in New York
city 134 deaths by railroad accidents in
a population of nearly three and a half
millions, and in Philadelphia (with a
population or more thanamillionanda
quarter) there were only 55 deaths by
railroad accidents. St. Louis, with a
population of 576,238, had the lowest
mortality by railroads, the number of
deaths being nine. The comparative
statement which has been prepared by
the Federal Labor Bureau should cause
the people of Chicago to demand the
sinking or the elevation of the tracks.
the dea . d was
guarantee from the International Reg-
istry Company for expenses of caring
for Kinney in case of sickness or ac-
Americans Get the Contract.
Philadelphia, Pa., (Special).—The
American Bridge Company, of this city,
has secured a contract for the construc-
tion of 20 steel bridges along the line of
the Uganda Railroad in East Africa. The
amount of the contract is about $1,000,-
000. Several English and Continental
firms offered bids, but that of the Phil-
adelphia Company was not only the low-
est, but guaranteed the completion of
the work in shorter space of time than
its competitors. The new bridges will re-
place wooden structures, which were
built several months ago and found to
we Cost of Czolgosz Trial
Buffalo, N. Y. (Special).—The ex-
pense incurred in the trial and convic-
tion of Leon F. Czolgosz, the assassin of
President McKinley, was $1,799.50. Of
this sum $500 was paid the attorneys
who defended him; $1,000 was paid the
alienists who examined him; $144 was
paid the deputies who guarded him; $36
was paid for pictures taken and there is
guards to Auburn.
Czolgosz and his
the State will
This bill, it is expected,
385 Leonids Fell in an Hour.
Los Angeles, Cal, (Special).—The
fall of the long-expected leonids was
marked in this city just before day'ight.
The display at one time was brilliant,
but there was a steady fall of the bril-
liants after 1 o'clock. Onc watcher
counted 385 between 4 and 5 O'clock,
while the total number seen in this city
estimated at 1,000. Sone of the meteors
were beautiful, leaving brilliant trails of
green red. One hundred were
counted between 4.04 and 4.20 o'clock.
Ob erect a big building ©
d according to American ideas has
caused a sensation in London.
The students at the University of
Athens made a demonstration in opposi-
tion to the translation of the Gospels,
nd fought the police and soldiers.
vuinaldo has asked Gen. Chaffee’s
jssion to go before the American
gress and express the wishes of the
Ambassador Andrew D. White and
Mrs. White paid a ceremonious visit to
Emperor William and the Empress, at
Lord Kitchener reorted that Colen-
brander’s column defeated Beyer’s and
Badenhorst’s Boer commands near Pre-
Arguments in appeal of Walter and L.
W. Winans against the judgment award-
ing the crown legacy duty on the large
estate left by their father. L. W. Win-
ans was heard, the question being
whether the deceased was domiciled in
The new Commercial Cable Company
has awarded a contract for manufacture
and laying of the first section, to Hono-
luly, of the cable from San Francisco to
the Philippines to an English company
for $3.0c0,000. -
A London syndicate has been organ-
ized for the erection of an immense of-
fice building on the Strand, to be con-
structed on American lines, at a cost of
The British authorities detained a
British steamer at London on the ground
that the cargo was contraband of war
destined for the Boers.
“Insuperable personal aversion” is
given as the ground upon which the
Duke and Grand Duchess of Hesse will
a bill of $119.50 for the transporting of | be divorced.
The studem: riots in Madrid have been
renewed. Twenty persons were injured,
including the son of a high official of
The Chicago & Eastern Illinois and
Illinois Central will build a bridge
across the Mississippi River from Gray's
Point to Thebes.
It is stated that the Canadian Pacific
will build from Winnipeg to Duluth and
compete with Great Northern and
The American Sugar Refining Compa-
ny of New York has been incorporated
with a capital of $2, je. The & Sires:
i Palmer. C CN Sent =
A. Donner, of New York city.
what we were W poppe and allowed
the other side to accept or reject our
terms. During the time in which I have
been proniinently concerned in our for-
eign relations I can also say that we
have been met by the representatives of
other powers in the same spirit of frank-
ness and sincerity.”
His Fortune for His Sins.
Bloomington, Ill, (Special).—Racked
by conscience, which gave him no peace,
R. A. Grimsby, wealthy farmer, who
lived in McLean county, this State, left
his wife and three children this week
to make a new home for himself. He
turned over to them all of his property,
with the exception of a few hundred
dollars to atone for alleged wrong-
doings, the nature of which is not known
by his family, and if there is an accuser
Grimsby is the only one.
American Victory in Samar.
Washington, D. C., (Special).—Reat
Admiral Rodgers has cabled the Navy
Department from Cavite as follows:
“Waller reports that on November 1)
marines attacked an almost impregnable
position at Sojoton, Samar. Three
camps were destroyed, 30 men killed and
40 bamboo guns, rice and stores captur-
ed. He reports no casualties and com-
mends Porter and other officers.”
Adopts Constitution by 26,879.
Montgomery, Ala, (Special).—The
Governor, Secretary of State and Attor-
ney-General opened and counted the
vote on the new Constitution. The re-
sult shows a majority of 26,879 for the
Constitution. The Governor will issue
his proclamation within a few days, and
10 days thereafter the new law will go
Plague Havoc in Russia.
Vienna, (By Cable) —There has been
an alarming spread of the plague in
South Russia. According to dispatches
from Lemberg hundreds of fatal cases
are reported in Moscow, Odessa, Kieff,
Kherson and other towns.
King Edward’s Health.
London, - (By Cable) .—Sir Frederick
Treves, surgeon to King Edward, offer-
ing®a toast to the King at a banque
Aberdeen, said it was pleasant oon |
that the monarch had never enjo such
excellent kulith as at present. /
= an 1mmig
compared with those from the
tountry last year, is approximately
tent., or more than threefold the r
increase from all Europe, and t
creases numerically from all other #8988
tries of Europe aggregate scarcely one-
fourth of that from Italy.
The total steerage immigration was
distributed as to sex between 331,055
males and 156,863 females. During the
vear 363 were returned to their respec-
tive countries having become public
charges within one year after landing.
The number refused a landing was 3,-
516, against 4,246 for last year.
Further Honors for Li.
Pekin, (By Cable.)—The Empress
Dowager has issued another edict eulo-
gizing the late Li Hung Chang and or-
dering the erection of a memorial arch
near his birthplace. The edict also di-
rects that the rank of marquis, confer-
red upon the eldest son of the late Chi-
nese statesman in his own right, shall
descend through 23 generations. It con-
fers high rank upon the other sons of
Ear! Li, upon whom the posthumous
rank of marquis has been bestowed, and
confers dignities upon his grandsons, to
gether with lucrative offices.
Buried Under Toas of Rock.
Columbus, Ohio,r (Special). — Two
men were killed and four injured as the
result of the premature explosion of a
blast at the Caspari’s stone quarry,
northwest of Columbus. The dead are
A. M. Vacci and John M. Antonio.
The two men killed were working
under a ledge and were buried under
tons of rock. Thorne, the foreman, was
hurled 35 feet in the air, but his in-
juries are not serious. One of the in-
lured men, named Wilson, will probably
Good Beet Sugar Season.
Portland, Oregon, (Special.—Sugar
beet raising and the manufacture of beet
sugar is one of the infant industries of
Oregon which has made rapid stridés
within the past three years. This sea-
son just closed has been the most profit-
able yet recorded. The factory at La-
grande, which is the center of the ;uga:
beet district, has about completed its sca-
son's run. The output will be about
35,000 sacks, which approximate 3,500,
this time there 1S -
mand for money in several European
financial centers, and it is to be expected,
it is said, that United States investors
would take advantage of the increased
Given Dignity by the New Dock.
The Navy Department has given the
naval establishment at Algiers, La., the
title of “Naval Station, Algiers, La.”
This station has been known as the “Na-
val Reservation, Algiers, La.” but with
the ownership of the finest floating dry-
dock of its class in the world, built at
Sparrows Point, Md., and the numerous
sther improvements comes the added
jignity of the title of “Naval Station.”
Monitors to Stay Near Manila.
The coast defense monitors Monte-
rev and Monadnock, sent to the Philip-
pines soon after the victory oi Manila
bay, are to be kept in these waters in-
definitely. Both are powerful fighting
craft and were sent to Manila to
strengthen the American fleet when it
was feared a Spanish fleet would try
to recapture Manila. They are of shai-
low draft and just the kind of ships
suited for Phillippine waters.
May Examine Rural Postmen.
Superintendent A. W. Machen, of the
free. delivery. system of the Postoffice
Department, conferred with the mem-
bers of the Civil Service Commission
relative to the proposition to transfer
the rural free delivery branch to the
classified service. There are now be-
tween 6,000 and 7,000 persons employed
in this work, and members of the com-
mission and Postoffice Department offi-
cials alike almost decided the system
should be embraced within the classified
foie. No decision was reached.
BIRD MANNA I
The grea socret of the canary breeders of
the Harts Mountains in Germany. Bird
Manna will restore the song of cage birds,
will prevent their ailments, and restore
them to good condition. If given during
‘the season of shedding feathers it will
carry the little musician through this
eritieal period without the loss of song.
Sent by mail on receipt of 15¢. in stamps.
Sold Ly all druggists. Bird Book Free.
\ THE BIRD FOOD CO.,
\ No. 400 N. Third St. Philadelphia, Ps
v L] ’ C 3
and Happiness to the Weak
An Unexcelled Appetizer.
MISHLER HERB BITTERS CO.,
400 North 3d Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
$1.00 per Bottle.
MISHLER’S RED LABEL BITTERS unexcelled
for all Female Compl: ints, $1.50 per bottle.
SOLD BY ALL DRU GGISTS,
380 years of constant study of Catarrh of the
Vose and Throathave convinced Dr.Jones tha
1is AMERICAN CATARRH CURE is the best o
111 remedies for these annoying complaints
Neither douche nor atomizer are necessary i!
using it. The American Catarrh Cure restore
the hearing, cures the hawking, cough an
expectoration, removes the headache and nos
bleeding. It alsoimproves the appetite, pro
duces sound sleep, invigorates the whol
system and increases the vitality.
Sold by druggists, Also delivered by ma
on receipt of $1.00, by DR. W. B. JONES.
No. 400 North Third Street,
Enjoy a good dinner, then take one of
gor Cari L. Jensen’s
Made from pure pepsin—of the required
strength to remove ah: vesting]
indigestion so pronounced Titer eating
a hearty meal.
aFor sale by all druggists generally, or send
25¢ in stamps for a bottle.
DR. CARL L. JENSEN,
400 N. Third St., Philadelphia.
fers Sample free by meil.