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died from her injuries.
JOHN* €H’ CM Alt I.TUN
uar Nrsrn hhont* (nnllirt at AAay*
rr ne— Another t hrlatmn* Vhmil.
Ins hretlnn Foreman IHbaon
|>ea,l—F irfUlnr Medicine ! om|ian<
H nd Mr. John M. Com to F.rrrl
Vayoro**. lia.. Pee. 2S.—Several dar
ago Mr*. Grorg* John* of Chariton > ounty
am* workln* about her home. whro It
i* preaumod *h fainted and fell In the
nra. at tra*t ao near 10 It that her cloth
ing caught tire. Her |M!on when found
would Indtcatn thl*. Nearly all her noth
in* ee hurtled from her body, and aho
•a* fearfully Wintered by the tire Every
thing that could h* done for the unfor
tunate lady to relieve her Huffering* was
done by her husband and those about her.
but In vain, and yesterday afternoon he
died In area* agony.
Mr* Johns *> Mlea Vina Crews daugh
ter of Mr. Sam Crews of Charlton, and
w IS about 3S years of age.
DTlIe. a aon of Crawford Smith, wa*
run over by a wagon loaded with a party
of pleasure seekers and painfully Injured.
The W ay roes Waterworks Commission
has had anew pump placed In position at
the water station. It hae a capacity of
2..V*i h .Horn* per minute.
Henry Monlgomery shot Henry May
thre limes. The ahootli.g occurred In
a house near the cemetery. May aske I
admlsalon to the house and was refused.
He Insisted, and Montgomery ehol him.
He ran and Montgomery lire two more
shots. Inflicted painful wound*
Muring the Christmas Jollification here.
Ttlden Smith ms* shot In the rollarhone
by Simon Murary. The ball ranged up
ward around the shoulder and was re
moved by Or. Morrison.
Mr. Thomas H. Morton, the former
l'opulla* Ware county leader, killed a big
porkar this week It weighed ' Jf> pound*.
O J. Allen, local reporter of the Way
cross Evening Herald, leaves Jan. 1. to
aeiept the pcislilon of solicitor on the
Tamf*. Kle . Tribune
A sad ilmlli occurreil here a few days
*p J T. Oitwon, a section foreman on
the Wave-roe* Air lane road. a* 2*. died
fiom continued fever after an Illness of
about sen days The young mans liody
was taken to ftlo.ln.ein for Interment.
The Excelsior Medicine Comrwtiy will
*rlve out the contract early 111 lt*d for the
erection of their large three-story hr! -k
building on Pendleton street. There will
tie three stores on the ground floor.
John M. Cox, the liroker. will ereci a
lnrge brtok warehouse on his lot east of
the ITice-McCutley Company's warehouse,
now In court* of construction.
Night before last, ee Dr J If Krdling
wen: Into eee a patient, his liorse broke
loose and went off In the direction of
Wareshoro. The buggy was found near
Hast town, but tho horse has not been
A LARGE HOtMC I'tllTl.
Mr. and Mrs. James Matt of Thomns
v I lie Entertain.
Thof.tasvllle. Ha., Deo. 24 —Mr and
Mrs. Jamon Watt are giving a large house
party at their elegant home on Hansel!
street. In honor of their son*. Messrs.
Will nnd Hansell Watt, who are at home
from college, spending Christmas. The
party Is composed of Mlese* Carrie Belle
Tucker, Carrie Ellen Bird and I-et’le
Girardeau of Monticello, Fkt., Misses Hat
tie and Mollle Newcomb. Bessie Denham
and Etolse Bloke* of Savannah. and
Missr-e Euclle and Leslie Butts ot Bruns
wick. A brilliant entertainment was
g.ven at the Wait home this evening.
< ompllmenlary to the guests of the house
A. I- Richmond of Tampa, Fla., an I
Miss L H. Baggett, of this county, were
recently married In this city, at the home
of Mrs Bearden, Rev. E. D. McDougaM
performing the ceremony.
The horses are rapidly getting accus
tomed to the automolitlc in Thomasvllle.
as Ihrea of these vehicles are now seen
dally on the streets here No accidents
hava occurred on that account.
The owners say their machines are per
fectly successful on the rooel* tif this
section. Thev glide easily over the worst
Thomasvllle voters will be called upon
to decide the free school giieMlon on Jan
11. next. The community appear* to lie
largely in lavor of the free school sys
MAIL* I Hit THE HAHAM V*
Tost timer Department Anntinnres
Menmer Jteretee Vl* Miami.
Washings on. Dec. M-The Postnfllce De
partment has snnouncsd that beginning
yesterday an exchange of malls became
operative between Miami. Fla., and Nas
sau. Nw ITovidence. Bahama*, by steam
er. sailing direct, this exchange, to con
tinue until the last of April nexl. amt
perhaps later, will embrace all mall for
the Bahamas, except parcel* post pack
ages. which will continue to be forwarded
via New York, as al present The new
service calls for mail dispatcher from Mi
ami Mondays and Thursday* during Jan
THK NSW BALL I/KAIK.
Thr \Vfitrn Association Fwmpii
Chicago. Dec. M.-At * meeting to-night
•he Western Association of Professional
Bate twit Club* wai formej. Ofßcera will
be lecled Wednesday.
The member* of the association ao far
determined upon are: Kanaa* City. Mtn
• eapoll*. Detroit, Louisville and Toledo.
Klghi club* In all will comprise the aa so
The management of the association will
be under the patronage of the American
WILL KMOAAA IMKATOB DMI).
tVm. AYeatlnkr. At ho Held Orer MW
Patent* Die* In Brooklyn.
Chicago. Dee. —A private telegram an
nounce# the death at hi* home In Brook
lyn. N Y., to-day of William Weetlake.
one of the founder* of the Adam- ami
Westlake Company, and widely known a*
an Inventor Mr Weetlake hel l over MO
pergonal patenta, among the beat known
being *h* open top hand lantern which
made poaalhle the ayatem of lantern slg
t ailing, unlveraally ue<l on railroad*.
ALABAMA'S NIAKIUL Pnont CTh.
I.oad, Coke and Iroa by the Million*
Birmingham. Ala.. Dec. Secretary
(•neon of the Commercial Club, aecured
statement* of the mineral production of
Alabama for the preaent year, which es
timate the production of coal, coke, ore
end iiik Iron aa follow*:
('Owl, k.npi.iwn lona: coke. 1.150.<n ton*.
Iron ore. 2,<Mo.i*t> too*, pig Iron production.
Tokarro Barker* nn a Iflrlke.
i iv - **-
reoplr employed in Ihe atemmery of the
continental Tobacco Company went on
•trike thie afternoot:. They demanded sn
advance of 24 cents a hundred for atem
A little seltzer,on the. side wit
WHISKEY /> I
mjka a drink fit for Kings And Potentate*,
pa mellow, velvety, to everybody’s t**tr -that's Ywllow
label. Sure to please you too. 'The best Rye distilled.)
Ink * 'nil far it trhrrrfer flntfUim liquor arr sold.
WE’LL TREAT "tit difference . jerxt between thiv and I l—
ordinary whiskey; to show the difference
will send you sample bottle free, 00 receipt of tic. to defray packing, etc.
V jff Addrass, CHAB. M. PFgirtA A CO., 47 Main St., CIKCtf’MATI O.
Is sxosa.sTOas os tms saria aeaineia Diinursr.
SECRETARY LONG DINES.
Talk* of < nnintrr*lnl l-h|ianaton and
Makes n Pteaaaat BpotrN a*
Boston. Dec, 28 retiry of tho Navy
John IV Lous was tho central figure as
a banquet *t the Algonquin ('tub to-night
when hli ac hievtrncnt* In public life were
the thetne of many distinguished sstesk
er*. Tho ho#t* were nieml>er* of the
Bc*r*’ry !ong pictured tho expansion
of the common Uil interest of tho coun
try. eulogized Htcretary Hay for the work
of the St.it** Department In thin direction,
pointed the free trade theory *• demolish
ed. he|*ok* a modest wort! for the nary,
arul closed wkth m tribute to the lute ex*
Oov Roger Wolcott. He wild that thl*
w,.* th*- senson for the celebration of the
Unite* of the Pilgrim father* and pro
cfeU and to eontrevt rt the plea iha* their*
wh entirely a rcllglouc exodu* by as
serting that their* wa a commercial ven
ture with h view to developing the New*
World** raeourct* and In a thrifty way
to profit by nn exchange of it* product*
with the Old World. Tin* secretary Mid:
"Th* Ptlgriinn were goo>l ho*ine* men.
a* shown by the far* that In m fetr yeors
they lought out their promoter*. They
w ere exp malonlst* reaching well out from
their own border* *’
The e<*retnry itontlnuesl
"Tue re ent unh*pp> tumult In China
I* only the effervescent arrnmiMniment of
the buri<tli g of the *e< luntofi of that un-
t.ffj ;>* and It* r r a
tlon with the work! at large. It I* Inter
esting In thit clo*ing hour of the cen
tury to compare the commerce of th*
world In ItOO. which wa* aomethlng like
f 1 with le* <H>mmer<:‘e In 1900,
which I* eomethlng like 9>>.oou.ono.o>v>.
AMFRICA'k HMAVK SAILOR!!.
Rescued French Ucntnnn nnd Risked
Idles for *itinll-pom Pnflent.
Washington. Dec 29.—The nnvy received
to-day re|>ort* of not* of hnroiam ly
American sailor*. Oapt. Chester of the
Kentucky forwarded the letter of Rear
Admiral Rcrvan. commanding the French
naval force* in Algiers, speaking In wirm
prabe of the heroic conduct of Paul Au*-
*eree* and Hugh Patrick Mullin. In res
cuing n French seaman In the harbor of
Algiers while the Kentucky wan there
laieut. Commander Je**f M iuier of
the J*<*rel teli* hw H. J Cox. iHplial
steward. D. J. Fuller. 8 A Courser, R
A Parson* and J. Ward, sailor*, risked
their lives on board ship in Manila bay.
A smallpox patient was taken on hoard
a hulk and attended night and day by the
hospital steward The sailor* then served
a* a funeral party nnd were obliged to
undergo thirty kiy* quarantine and to
have all their clothe* destroyed. Acting
Secretary Haskett sent to each one of the
men named a testimonial of the apt>rec!a
tlon In which iheir arrvlcea are held by
• ie department
'HOCKED CAT TO DRITN.
Electrician Then ftrnnahf Her Hack
St. Joseph. Mo.. Dec. 2f —N Bchelllnger.
an electrician of Chicago, to-day, In the
presence of a number of person*, sho k'd
a cat i|g*irenily to death. anl when the
heart of the Animal had long ceased to
best, Mr. S b**Hinger reversed the cur
rent of electricity and the shock restored
the heartbeat*, although they were very
feeble at first.
Several physicians examined the cat and
all agreed In pronouncing It dead In five
minutes more an alternating current of
low power wa* started and in the course
of a few second* th** heart action com
rienced. PMectHcian flliellinger say* there
I* no doubt that any person who ha*
seemingly been killed by an electric shock
can be restored If Intelligent action Is
followed on the line* adopted by him to
day. and If the victim can receive such
Attention within a few minutes after th*
accident has occurred
OKA. COLAILLE AH It I \ K*.
He Will Demand I ourt-ai* rl la I In
Itefrrenee to Llndley Dlaaaler.
London. Dec. 3—A dlepatch from Ply
mouth announces the arrival there of
Mai Gen Sir Henry Colville, whoae rea-
Ignatlon baa been demanded by the war
olllce. but who ha* refuaed to resign ami
hae min' to Knitland from Gibraltar to
demand a court-martial with reference to
the responsibility lor thr Yeomanry dla
a*<er at Undley last May
('(Pr. Pb: OH.AM tPPOIATBD.
To He Aaalatant tienernl k*a**rr of
Memphi*. Tenn. Dec. 2*.—Capt. ft. B.
I’egram, division superintendent of the
gotdhern Hallroad at thl* point, ha* been
appointed assistant general manager of
the Southern Hallway, with headquarter*
at Washington. D C, He will lave on
Sunday for Ms new pool.
THE RULE HWI IMIWI.
It net nu % (loss eil on Chicago and at.
I.,tills Track* April I to Aar. ML
Chicago. Dec. IS—By the rloae vole of
7to the Weateru Turf Congress decided
to-nighl to rescind the rule limiting rac
ing on Chicago and St lajula tracks to
date* bet wen June 10 and Nov. IS. The
old rule allowing racing between April 1
and Nov. l* now In force.
Hi. J. r.. BIRTH DKAD.
W ne < kapMa AA Ith aionewnll Jack,
son Darina Civil \Anr.
Clarksdnlc, Mias Dec. 2* -Rev J T.
Martin pastor of St. Luke* Church, of
Jackson. Tenn.. died here to-day. He waa
ehsnlain with Stonewall Jackaon In iho
„f Virginia during the Civil War.
l-reaeh t onet *wcpl by *torm*.
Par!* I*c. J -fltorm* of eitrem* vlo
have aw.pt the .rat and nortnwe.t
at France. There hap been some
£T, of life, together with considerable
daman<' to shipping.
THE MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY. DECEMBER 20. lOOa
ANN HARBOR’S CONFERENCE.
hi'AnoniUta and Miatortan* DUraM
Political. Hlatortcal and Other
'1 t*te of Interrat.
Ann Hatiaor. Mich. le>- 31 President
Angell of the I'nlvemlty of Michigan ex
tended a w.irm wehbme to the eronomti**
ami hiatorian* wh*> • .ime here to-dey to
hold joint acaidon* of the Americgn Hl
tori al and the American
Ki'emxnlc AuMk'lailon, Prof. Paul 8
Retnarh of the Unlveridty of WlncomMn,
w*aa unihte to he preaent. but hi* patter
A>n the "French Experiment* With Polit
ical Aaelmtlatlon* In the W*et Indie*,"
wa* re*l by hi* colleague. Prof t’harle*
H liiwktn* of the *ame unlvereHy.
ITof If. Mor*e Stephen* of Pornel! gave
a brief talk mi the ' Turning Point* In the
Hl*tor fof FirltUh Admlnletratlon in In
Prof Jonn If Finley of Princeton, die*
. w*x*d the Porto Rican |*olicy He argu*d
if a Inst the complete I impendence
the island or It* admlneion a* a state H *
*l*oke from |>er*oniil ob*ervatk>o on the
Thl* afiernoor Prof Edmund J Jamr*
of the rnlver*lt> of rblcaio. read a p-*-
pet on "The Rel.itloti of the l-’nivemltle*
to rommercial Kdu uiion "
A paper by Prxf b M K.*by of
Bryn Miwr. on "The Rtudy of Economl •
Geography/' w * read, also a paper by
Prof Charle* W. Haakm* of New# York
on "The Science of Account* In -
giate t/ommerclal Education/’
!>I\E KEEPER* IMU(TF.I).
(‘hlcaan’a Itrferni Moaeairnt \\ ork-
Lnu " Ithoat a HilrH.
i*hicago, I>ec. 29.—Keeper* of fourteen
"dives" anl gambling house* were Indict
ed by the grand Jury neday as the re
sult of the Inquiry into crime and vice
In Chi ago. The work will be tontinued
tomorrow Of the fourteen indictment*
four were aaatn#T keepers of
gambling house* and ten ag ilnat pro
prietor* of tiaxement and other resort*,
on the marge of disorderly bouse*. One
• tate senator, nnd an ex- ity detective
were among t!>o*e hit by this first hatch
Thoee indicted on the charge of keep
ing common gaming house*, are Btnte
Henator John Hroderlok Ijoui* Frank and
Julius Frank. Dennl* Foley and A Bern
It wa a*aer:ed to-night that the voting
of indl. tment* agAiiiMt divekeeper* I* but
i preliminary ac tion toward returning true
bill* against a number of prominent mu
nicipal offWt* wlm are responsible for
the enforcement of all law* and ordl
naneto Forcmati McCoy of the jr> bad
only this to say to-night:
"Only the question of the liability or
Ihe police and other munMpal ofTb-er*
wa* ptit over until to-morrow "
Till''. 11.1.1N01X nKHOI H IT*.
Stale Irnlrnl I’ommlllw Na; Klrrl
Mnii I halriuau.
rhic.ißO, Dec, 2#,—A call ha* hen Is
sued for a meeting of the Illinois Stale
Central Committee to be held at Spring
field on the evening of Jan. 7. Thin rett
iteia practically certain the alctlori of
John P Hopkins of Chicago. who waa
chairman of the Illinois Gold l>emocrattc
State Committee In 183*1. aa chairman of
the State Central Committee. The Hop*
kins faction has slshcd for a meeting
upon this date, while the antl-Hopklns
people have made strong efforts to have
the meettnif positioned uimll Jan. 10. Mr.
liryan 1* to In* here on Jan. 8 and hl
friends are anxious that the aeteetton of
a state chairman tie postponed until after
hl visit The call Is sinned by 21 nut
of a total of 31 members, all of whom will
vole for Hopkins Among the signers
of the call Is Thomas Gahan. Illinois
mcmlter of the Democratic National Com
Till: Hi ll hi: H SHOE TUI ST.
Ilepresetttallves of < ompanlea to
Confer Monday lo >r York.
New Y'ork. Dec, 2*.—Referring lo a
dispatch primed to-day regarding the
formation In the near future of anew
f&.Sai.OOA company, which will be a con
solidation of the various rubber boos and
shoe manufacturing Interests under the
l ulled States Rubber Company, Charles
It. Klim, to-dav gave out the following
"There are fourteen companies outside
the I'nhed States Rubber Company which
are engaged In the extensive minufac
ture of rubber boots and shoes The
companies have been considering the Idea
of uniting' under Ihe name and style of
the Standard Rubber Shoe Company.
Representative* of Ihese outside compa
nies are to meet in this city on Monday
next to decide as to the formation of the
Will t osier I poa Their Future
St I-outs. Dec a—A conference which
will afTect the future policy of Ihe middle
of-the-road PofMillsts will be held at the
SI James Motel to-morrow The confer
ence was called by Jo A. Parker of I-only,
vine, Ky.. chairman of th<- national com
muter of the party, aixl will tm-ludc not
only mlddle-of-the-roniiera, but reformers
of every description who desire to affUtatr
with the party. It Is not known whether
Wharton Raker, the late pres dentlal can
didate. will he present or not. but other
national leaders are expected. I* Is ex
pected that ISO gentlemen will attend the
Whltecaps Ward for Humuara.
Indianapolis. Dec. 2* —D. A Jennings of
Columbus. 0.. has tiled suit In Ihe t'nlted
States Court against about twenty cltl
i*ns men and women, of Washing on
county. Indiana for I3W>.W)O damages Hr
claims they whltseapped him on Jan. 30,
im> ami persecut'd him and his family
until irfey wern forcedwleave the state.
Coffee Klfhasge <• Close.
Nnl York, Dec. -Of the several
exchanges In the financial district, only
one-the Coffee Exchange-will bo cloned
on Monday, next, Tha others will -lo
wutineaa as usual.
Ever Heard of in Savannah!
SUITS ON SALE!
Now on sale a magnificent line of Men’s Suits. Two
lots as follows:
LOT NO. l--About Six Hundred Suits, SB.OO to SIO.OO 4!/L 4^
values, at LpO.l'xJ
LOT NO. 2- About Five Hundred Suits, $ll.OO to $14.00 O QE
values, at kpW
THIS sale covers an advantageous purchase made some time ago to close out .several manufacturers' ends and
reserved for an after Christmas treat, to enliven the lull usually intervening between Curistmas an l New
Year's. Thcce handsome suits need no commendation bey on 1 their own appearance and impressive value.
See examples in our Eastern Window. This sale appeals to the most economical as well as to those able to gratify
their tastes without stint.
B. H. LEVY & BRO.
VFU Rtl IIIVI.K HI LF.V
I on.nll.laf.l TnUr* Action Aaaln.l
S. w Votk. Dec. The loord of dire.'
lor* of 'he -oMK>lMat> Exchange ha*
odo|>ied an ameii<tnie*ii to (he hy-Janc'.
whirl! *aya that any member who ai- 'T -
buahie** from the *n-.wlle< ".llwrelton
ary ' broker* or "advisory *-ht*. or
from anyone eoli'ltbig da* returnsrv • *
count* through the mall*, or by advertt
m, ahnll be deemed aullty “f “* “ cl
uetrlmerilal lo the Intereef of the ex
WEW MI9I9TKII 9*ROH
%llalsfer for Foreign %ifalrs Seal lo
W*.hlhto*i. De.- 3-fnlted Slate,
Chare* d'Affaire* Heauprle at Bo*oia.
Inform* the Bt*i DepafAmenl Ihnl
carlo* Martlnex Btlva. Colombian mini*,
ter for forelan nffalr*. ha* bmn aptHitm
ed mlnl*ler to the Butted Biaie, and will
Mil few hi* new pout In the eourae of two
week* Thoma* Hrrran ha* twen at>-
iMdntrd eerretary of |e*citlon at Wuah
THIS ROY NOT KIOYYPBD.
Hid la a Huy !•• Mu V ’‘ r,
Fort Dodge la Dec. 23-johnny Ton
hose, the R-year-old son of Mr. ami Mrs
Lew Tonhoae of Judd. la., who woe sup
posed to have been kldnnt>ed ten days
ago. was found to-day hiding In a hav
mTT” The hoy had lived on vegelablas.
Which he had taken from the cellar. His
feet and leg* were frostultten.
KY-tOYYIITf DEKPEHVIC WORK.
Fatally Wounded Two Men and la
we ill Fighting.
gt. Joseph. Mo.. Dec 2-Roherl Martin,
xho was shot it a dance by ex-Convlct
Charles May near DeKalb last night, died
this evening Robert McGee will also die
'lay waa surrounded In the brush near
the ecene of his crime this evening and
fought a posse until dark He will either
be killed or captured to-morrow
Tin: report yt thi e.
Healed Thai oa V\ alderaee and
Herman Minister Have Differed.
Berlin. Dec. 28 -An official denial has
bacn issued here of the report Issued from
Pekin, published In a New York paper,
that differences have arisen between Field
Marshal Count von Waldepaee and t*r
Mum,u von gchwarxensteln. tlie Herman
minister at Pekin, in question of pre
I,OH H RORBRTS AT GIHIt ALTAR.
It see Iced a l.real Ovation Tkere at
Gibraltar. Dec. 2*-The steamer Can
ada with lgrd Roberts on board, arrived
here from South Africa to-day. fti-
Real marshal landed a, noon and recelvd
s great ovation.
Negro Murderer Hanged
Danville, Vi., Dec. M —Vestsr Griffin,
who shot and killed Georgia King on the
night of July last, was hanged here to
day Orimn and his victim were negroes
|.rri William Hrreaford Head.
London. Dec 2. *a. m Don! William
1-enUe de lo I'oer Here-ford died at mid
night Ha waa born July 30. IM7.
PI I I VI tN EIT ITT, GROWS.
Yaaeta laerraard gtt.lMMt.tMMI Stare
Heath of Maunnle.
ChlWgo, Dec 2* A-cording to a report
tiled to-day by the execulom of tin- estate
of the late Oeorge M Pullman. Ihe assets
of Ihe Puliman family Imre Increased
$6. ONOOO since the death Of Ihe sleeping
car m.iguate a little over three years ago.
The w-i-uuntliw made to-day lo the Pro-
Imle Court shows that ilie estate Is now
valued at 3li.txw.tssi. aa again*: ta.uiu.tsv
at the- time at waa turned over to the
executors. Tha tremendous Increase Is
largely due. It Is said, to the lm rea-e In
the value uf stocks, bonds and similar
property daring that |x-rlod.
XYI.OON MIST VAt YTK.
Mast Not Oeeupy I hureh Properly,
Xaya Archbishop Keane.
Minneapolis. Dec. 28—A Times st>eclal
from Inibuque. la., says:
Archbishop k, am . since his appoint
ment to the gee of Dubuque has taken
a stand against the use of Intoxicants,
on several occasions li has preached
strong temperance sermons. An exten
sive liropertv on Seventh and Main streets
Is longing to the church. Is occupied by
various tenements, and among them Is i
iloon. Tin latter has been nerved with
notice to vacate as soon as possible The
Xrrhbishop says no property belonging t-i
tbe church can”bc used for a saloon
MAHHIKD TV J AII. IIIHIt.
broom Leaves for aisle's Prison lu
a Few Hays.
Munne. Ind . Dec 28 Miss Bertha Ar
thur of Anderson was this afternoon mar
| rled to "Dubbar" Rlchy. an Inmate of
I the county Jail, who will In a few tbiys
, he sent to stnta's prison for Ihe robbery
lof the. Howies dry -good.- store a few
n'ghts ago. The bride returned horn*- this
til lI.TY OF TAKING HM IBEX.
Cleveland flly leisrll tantlrla
Three of Its Members.
Cleveland. O. Dec 2*-The City Coun
cil to-night, with only thirteen of the
Iwenty-onc member* present, flnl-hed Ihe
irlal of ihe memlier* of aiceplln# bribe*
With no prosecutor present. Ihe ,a-es of
It, 11. flteurer. A. W Henry and Dn*
Purdy were taken up Within flfteen
mtnuies all were found not guilty of Ihe
charge* against them.
uni i uatrlhate to Galveston
Toronto- Out-. Dec 28.—A reques- from
the Galvestoti Rchool Hoard, asking that
a contrituitlon be taken up ,n the To
ronto schools for I lie rebuilding ami re
pairing of tne Galveston sr hool* dam. ge-l
In ihe recent dteaster. ha* l-een granted
by- the sctiool board.
Ilassrr la Prarils.
From the Weslmlnrier Gtgette.
Lead pencil* are th*- latest subject for
condemnation by the English doctors, or
rather the method of u-lng lead pencils In
M-bool- Tnere have heen outbreaks of
skin snd other ntlmeni- In a number nf
school* lately which have pusxlrd the
doctors, aixl the school medk-xl Inspec
tor*. after con-xlerable Inquiry, now aa
ert thl the achool pencil* are to blame
The practice. I* appear*. 1* that pencils
are provided for Ihe a-hole school, ami
are collected at th" end of each day and
redistributed next morning. In Iht* way
a single pencil makes a tour of the daas
and I* sucked In turn by most of the
children The moral of the discovery la:
“On* child, one pencil.*
KhYPri OMRPT MAN.
N Nes tfuinsq al the Hellish M*e
aai Preserved From Preklatorle
From The Sphere
The Egyptian Gallery at Ihe ftrlllsh
Musrtif has Just come Into possession of
ihe mummy of a man which may well la
the oldest known laxly of any human be
ing The fa-ts concerning It are briefly
slimmed up in the following inscription
reproduced from the case containing Ihe
“liody of a man who was hurled In a
shallow oval grave hollowed ou, of sand
stone on the west hank of the Nile to
rpper Egypt. IP-fore burial Ihe laxly
was treated with a preparation of bitu
men and was arranged In Ihe posture In
which i, rd lief, on Its left sidr. with
the hands before the face and the knees
drawn up nearly on a level with ihe chin.
The grave I which has been roughly Im-
Matrd by Ihe model here exhibited) was
covered with slab, of unworked alone,
and In li beside the laxly were disposed
flint knives and a number of vase* purity
filled with Ihe remains and tlusl of funer
al offerings The man probably belonged
lo a fair skinned, light hatred race, which
may he reg.inled as one of Ihe aboriginal
slocks of Kgypl. whose settlements are
usually found on the west hank of the
Nile. The style of the flint Implements
found In Ihe grave Indicates that the man
lived In Ihe later neolithic period of
Egyp, that I- In remote ages long be
fore Ihe rule of M*,ie- the flrs, historical
King of Egypt.”
The grave was flrsl seen by a wandering
Arab; he reported his discovery to a
British official, who Immediately sent a
couple of Egyptian soldiers lo guard ll
day and night until M could be safely re
moved The bodv Is no, a mummy of
the ordinary hlstorb Egyptian period stx-h
as that of flam**** 11. the father of Ihe
Pharaoh of the Exodus It was never
bound up In linen or caned In any painted
coffin, out was merely coated with a prep
aration of bttumen. the Arabic word for
which Is mutnl.i 1 hence our word mummy.
To reach the period when this man hunt
,-d along the banks of rhe Nth- It Is necea
, its-.- I is. gwant ' i ••-' '■
Ihe modern period since Kltx.tbeth,
through Mediaeval Europe, through the
whole history of Rome and Greece, pas,
the time of Ihe earliest mummied king
the museum possesses, past even Menes.
the earliest king to whh-h Egyptian rec
ord-. make reference, who. according lo
Malle,te. ruled about iSd ft, C Then we
are among two prehistoric race, one the
conquerors and the other the conquered,
out or which sprang the Egyptian race
of the earliest dynasties It la with
these remote stocks that this man la con
nected CoosOderlng the ondttlons In
which he was found It Is evident that he
Was associated with, a late period of the
new Hlone Age of Egypt.
He Is burled In e characteristically neo
lithic grave 11 he graves of till* |*-rhf are
< overed with rude ela of stonei ami his
neolithic feits and fltm Implemetits heshle
him. They ore like other neolithic pats
oml chipped flint westerns end knives
f.. ole! Mi Other parts of tne wotld T X
tine thin flint knives were perhaps pla< .1
in the grave as part of a funeral ritual
They should be compared with the Egyt
-11,1, film- In Ihe prehistoric aedlon of
the nnmrum. they are almost slcntl.nl
tvMh those found In the grave There Is,
o' course, no inscription of any kind -m
.v— --s- Irnlvss or arave. all havlua been
roach- long tiefore Ihe Invention of a writ
ten language. It Is curious to note tha:
certain ancient Egyptian documents men
tion tradition* of a race called the Tre
-1,-.,trio, w/xi hmt red hair and blue eysa
Tds man ha* dlsclnctly auburn hair. H*
was buried on the western shore In
later lime# every Egyptian was burled on
that side of the river, and Egyptian mock
els of the death howl* on which the
bodies were ferried over Ihe stream may
be seen In the Egyptian Gallery.
\\ EEH KITTING I MHR TO A
VIS AH OF URK AT ACTIVITY.
< krlatmaa Trade Man Generally Ex
cellent. Hat-apt la Porllaaa at
Nurfkvveet, and All l-laea show a
Tendency lo I tnitrov e— Blearing
linm Has Larer lluslaraa la l-lg
Iron I silrr I onslderatloa—lflks
Prices Yre llelaa fat—Business
Fallarea for the Week Italy 813.
New York. De:. 23 -Tlradstreat'a to
ntorrow will say:
A lilting close to a year of egceptloaa)
.itel In some reaperT* unpre<-sdentd activ
ity 1* furnished by Ihe very general re
port ot large holiday business In Ihe past
week. The best rejiort* aa to this sort
of trade come from Ihe southwestern sec
tion. but except In some parts of the
spring wheal and lumber belt of Ihe
Northwest, satisfactory advances are
quite genera! Heavyweight clothing, too,
has t-een measurably helped for the same
reason, hut despite a good business In Ihe
past two weeks, the fur trade h** appar
eirtly logged somewhat, owing to mild
weal he i In wholesale trade business hag
been of seasonably small proportions, hut
reports from leading line*, such aa iron
and steel, shoes and leathtr. lumbar,
glass ami spring dry goods, hava beep
encouraging, eh tally, of oourse. a* regards
the views entertained a* to Ihe outlook,
rather than a* lo new huslneas actually
accomplished, B,ock-taking la now In
Hpe. ulstlon In cereals ha* been light,
and Increase* In supplies and large sur
plus report* from Ihe Argentina have atilt
further depressed the long Intercat In
wheat. Com has sympathised with
wheat, and country offering* and receipts
have been heavier, though complaints a*
to quailty are still more universal.
The corn tArup is the fourth largest In
our history, snd oat# I# nest to the larg
est ever known. World's wheat supptlas
are about on a par with those of m year
ago ami Amerkon supplies are actually
Prices, e e rule, are steady and changes
are few The conspicuous advances era
111 refilled petroleum on r a port account and
some satn is noted In Ho on the week,
although In* done Is below Ike highest.
I ‘offer I* fractionally higher. lord .a
weaker, hut by far the largest list af
staple* I* unchanged. Cotton ha* been
dull on slightly larger receipt*, rotten
grsxl* have been quiet and clearance axis,
by Jobbers are features. Wool has been
quiet, hut steady. Fair orders for Wo
men's *lre** goods for spring are noted.
8 ho- manufacturer! report mills busy
tuul some are indifferent to new orders
.1 present prices Net* business In (ran
aixl steel W.l* Well sustained and quite
good for the period under review. Tha
itniirreslon prevails that *n Immense
amount of heavy material will ha needed
From Rlrtningham come : Dims t lon*
that a large hunlnesa In pig Iron l under
consideration and may be announced next
week I'okr price* promise to he lower,
some cut* of 39 to to cent* being already
announced. Export trade la out star, a ra.
flection of the continued decline b prt a
abroad. Estimates of pig Iron production
are that the aggregate will he IMtl> below
14.OOU.itV tor,-, and therefore slightly In ex
cess of IB*. Iron ore shipments by lake
routes will run nearly ls.wn.ajo lons, tha
largest ever recorded Wheat, In. htdtag
flour, shipments for Ihe week mitre gates
t.*II.WS bushel*, ag.ilnet 4.123,i las, week;
l.tto.ie? bushel- In the corresponding week
of IN*. ÜBAR In UN: AMRMI la U; and
A.TOT 7*> In ltt.