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than any other newspaper I a
Tane, MU.UilppI, Arkau.
sa, Alabama and Tnu.
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Dm larger elreulatlon than
any ether newspaper la th. re.
(Ion eomprlMd by th State of
Tenne.see, Mls.ts.lppl, Arkna.
ins, Alnbainat Txm and Lao
lalana. ESTABLISHED 1840.
MEMmiS, TENN., TUESDAY, MAltCII 20. 1S89.
VOL. XLIX NO. CO
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STAYING THE AXE.
Wanamaker's Surprising Attitude.
Tha Charge of Offensive Partisan
ship Will Not Be Considered.
PostofQoo Hunters at Washington
In a Cave of Gloom.
Probably Go to Houston.
Roderick Bandom Butler's Path to tbt
Indian Commlsslonernhtp Growing
Smoother Appointment to
x Southern Poatoffloee.
Ppeclul Dispatch to The Apinl.
Wasiiisjotoii, Murch 25. Republican Con
gressmen are agitated over the uncxiiected
announcement by rostmBster-Generul Wan
nmnkcr that offensive partisanship li uot to
be considered as valid charge to ace lire the
dismissal of postmasters before the expira
tion of their commissions. The action of
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le ucnanniant in a cam rocenuv ire.enicu
by Representative Fuyson, of Illinois, which
resulted iu the removal of t K)ilinsttir
against whom no other cliaig.) hai been
made, has led to tho filing of luuny charges
of "offensive partisanship," and there wait
very general exultation on the part of mem
bers who wanted to "clear up matter" In
their district as speedily possible They
liuve been pressing these cane upon the at
tention of the President and Mr. Wan
amakrr and have been looking' for
a rapid clearing out of old po.tmn.lera. On
hat unlay Mr. Wunnmnker made the hbI
tive announcement to a member who had a
very offensive purtisan of a Kmtinantcr lie
waa working to have removed, that the
charge of oflcn.ivo partisanship would not
le regarded aa sulllc lent cause fur removals;
Mime oilier gcNHl reason would have to le
idven, nod it did not mntler whether or not
tlmt charge wns attached. The mcmlicr then
called attention to the removal made for
Mr. I'ayson. To thin Mr. Wnnmunker anid
Ihnl the President and himself hud talked
the mailer over sinco then, and had
decided not to begin making discharge
of poaliuaster on those grounds, lie. laud
the raw very positively, having no hnie
thut Ihe irlisuuship cfiargfl would le con
aidered. Home criticism was provoked In
it-rt a in nr'wni by the llllnoi. caw, and
member think that il is scnsitlvcnos to
tlii. criticism that ban caused a halt in ! b
removal', fliis policy npplies, of Course, to
III. me olhfcr w ho arc commission id for four
years. It i llacly that removal of fourth
cli.a posiiiiu-ters'will be liccdy. It h cx
( lo J thin all tho ilivi.ion suiieriiitendcni
of Hie radnttid mail service will be replaced
wiihin a few day.
Kpcc la! Ilspatcb lo Tits AmL.
Wa.hixuToh, March 25. The following
rtoMinoteni were aoliitrd tolay:
Tcnnc.ee R. W. Kuslcy, lllouiilville,
811I li van County; U. K Morney, Hulls (tap,
Itawkln County; K. C Ilonham, I on told,
, Knox County; Mr. M. M. Ilrnwn, Derherd,
Kranklin County; A. T. Johnson, Kliiaheth
lown, Carter County; U (J. Marney, Kmory
liap, lOian County; A. r. Thompson, (tlen
Aln-e, Ihwn County; K. I), f'rm l, I'loravillc,
Wasliinglon I ouiity: t. I . llolliiiirworili.
Jw-kaboro, Camplndl Oiunlr, George Mc
riierwin, JoiK-sooro, Ts'liiugtoii County;
John b hade, Jr.. Iwn-nrcburr. lawrenc
County; (ollowav Coiie, I.ee Valh-y, Haw
kin. County: J. V. ( loyd. .Moslii iui, (ir-en
County; T. W. Can-., Neweoinh, Camphell
Count!'; Mitrtlu Coxle. Nalihex, Monroe
1'ounty; T. II. Punning. SuubrigliU Morgan
I County; Jowph Lull, Wavcrly, Jluinpliri y
( Mi s.lppl M. I Klliott, Fulton. Ola-
ArksiiHi llruce Rohinton, Mansfield,
The RlrMlask.M PasHalHe.
Dpis-UI DUp.tcb lo Th. Appcl.
W'ahiiijiiito, Munh iV Tim fight over
tlie llirnilngli.nl, Ala, po-iotllr. has not
been ail tied yet Mr. hnldons, the bead of
tha delegation of capital!.! from that city
which visited Uen. Harrison at Indlai aimll.
and Exiov. Bmitli, have com her lo lake
a hand In the matter. It appear, thai (iov.
Hniilh ha. given letter of recommendation
lo all three of the candidate, llilrliev,
Hinith and Houston. In cxjilsiulii n of Ihi.
lie av he know. rt h c Ihriu favorably
and like Ihem all. It I. llmuilit, however,
that he prefer. Houston, Col. Youngldood'a
eandidale. Heldons It i. also anln lHitvl,
Will be f ir llousloii, and it would 110I be
aurpri.iiig If Cub YoungbliHsl win. hi. light
after alt No action wa. taken In day to
ward appointing poatmater. al Ieralur,
HIielHebL Flint Alliens, Hcottborough and
HarUelle, In Alatuima, hnl II t. eiiected
- that all of tbcM will le made to-morrow,
" Tat Mtm ('mlaaUaeralil.
lal IMU-b la Tb. Appeal
WAsiiiauroa, March W.-Il eem to be
lh general InipreMinn brr thut Judge It. IL
' Puller, of Tciinrasce, will succeed In hi
Caiidtdary for lb poitlon of Conimlwloner
of Indian Aflnlr. Hi barking I. of the
tmngvat, and every other candidal for the
I date is getting out to make the wav clear lor
dm. TodavMr. itairsdale, of Indiana, w ho
bad Imhmi an applicant, retired from th Con
test Iu favor of Judge llutler.
The Meaiale III bmmms AOJaara.
rpfrlal lUiHrb In The A.U.
Wasiiisuto!!, March 2--H nlor. are now
expecting thai they will be able to gel
through all the remaining eiecutiv busl
lies and Hint they will b called iiHin lo do
ti st this erwioii by Ibt end of Ihi. Week, or
st the UUilTuroday or Vedneixlny of next
BAB CABHEOIB BOOOUT ITt
Tha ReporUd Cal of tha Tannesaa
Coal, Iron Railroad Company,
peelal HUpateh lo Tb Aok
HiBMiViHAM. Ala., March S. Nothing
definite lias yet been learned of th sale of
lh Tnnew Coal, Iron A Rallmad Com
pany, but lh rrMirt Is not contradicted by
1 any of I he tiK'kholdeia, and alien asked
alraut Ihe matter they reply evasively. An
drew Carnegie I. understood lo Ihi at th
brad of th syndicate, and CI Mayors Hewitt
and Coor are said to b. prominent among
his BMoclale. It I hardly probable thai Ihe
transaction will I made pulille lieiore Ihe
Hireling of Ihe .turkhnlders on April I. Tb
cnpitul stoi k Is Mi,aysiO.
, rrastes Mri Wneat la INtkala.
MtxsxArok Minn., March Th us
of fnwted grain for seed In that district of
Dakota where the grain wa considerably
damaged by frost last fall, and which In.
elude nearly all of Ihe whol territory north
of the Northern I'srlflc, I causing a good
deal of talk and not a Utile apprehension
among grain denier. In lh district spoken
oi soui of the farmer had all llnrlr wheal
frosted and they hove nothing but froited
grain on band. They ore not aide to spend
anything for good, sound aved. The crop
of some were entire failure, and they are
destitute, whilo .till other, bail a field here
ami tlieie of good grain and havo mi veil
w heat out of It for need. A few day. ago a
meeting of milroud otllciiils and railroad men
waa held, ii'.nl tho roads asked the owner of
elevator, to furnish good seed to the farmer,
who could not afford to buy it. Iu accord
ance Willi tho request owners of elevators in
the frosted section arc wilding out a colli met
to their agent, in which they ugrco to furniah
toe necessary seed wheat anil tno larincrs
areo, when the crop is hurvrsted. to return
to me elevator, tno price ol tiiownutu anu
iu per cent. UKin tne money.
THEE DEAD JUSTICE.
Impressive Funeral Services at tha Oao
Wahiiinotok, Murch a. Knnerul services
over the remains of the lale A svicinto Justice
Stanley Mattlicws were held this afternoon
at the family residence, comer of Connecti
cut ovcinie and N strecL The remains luy
In the music-room, adjoining tlie roeepllon
rooiu on tho south, and the apartment was
almost ftlleJ wilh dower. The casket was
cloth covered with silver Mil. and handles
and on tho cover was a silver plate bearing
Horn July il. IKil.
Med Mil IV li 22,
The face and bust of the deceased were ex
posed to view and picnted a life-like
acct. On the casket were bunches of
ldister lilies and lilies of the valley. A
laurel wreulh and a I urge wreath of white
roses, tied with purple ribbon, from Justice
and Mrs. Fluid. Tho pluno was covered
wilh offering, from friend., the principal
on being a massive pillow of white rose,
from President and Mrs. Harrison. On the
face of th pillow in purple immortelles
waa imliedded the sentiment: "Say . not
good night, but In some brighter clime bid
me good morning."
A large wreath of white roses from Justice
Matthews's surviving comrade, of th Com
luandery of tlie district of Columbia, Order
of the l-oyal Legion, was proniinent on the
music stand. There were iu attendance a
large number of prominent x rsoii. iu all
rank of otllclal life, beside, many family
friends in the private wulk. of lite. Among
th earliest arrival, were the incinlxirs of the
(supreme Court, who bad wan in Ihe room
where the bier stood. In tlie room were the
'resident and Vice-President, uii-nibers of
tho Caliinet and tlie family. Tlie presi
dential party gathered st the While House,
at I J: 'W o'clot k and arrived at the residence
J ubI at tli. hour lixed for tlie beginning of
Ilia services, 1 o'cha k. They came iu the
following order. President llirrisou and
Mm. Illume, Hei-retary Ulaine and Mrs. Mc-
Kee, rostuiasleHieueml Van. maker and
Mrs. Kiisnell 11. Harrison, Ki-retarie Win
ilom, I'ra tor, ltu-k and Soble. Atlornry
General Miller, Private Hecretary Hulfonl
and Kusscll II. Harrison, lien. K liolirld
n-pn-sentcd Hi army and Aduiirul Porter
Vlio-Prcsldent Morton arrived a few
minute before the President and his pariy.
Among thus who were present wiru fkn
ators llutlnr, Hoar, Farwell, Miermau,
Pavue, Kvarts, Morrill. Hale, Mamlerwin,
Coi krell, Call and I'add.s k, Kx-l-eiiators
J. K. Mi lional I and Conger, Kxouker
Carlisle, llepieseiiUilive. Mi kin Icy, hpriug-
Caliot ldge, lluturmorili ami ( ox;
Interstate Commerce Commissioner S boon
maker. Kx-AttornevMii-niTal liarluud. Judge
Davis, of the Court of C laims; Judge llug
ner and A. C, llnidley, of the District Courts;
Juilge Wvlie, Kx riccretnry Hugh MeCul
liH'h, rx Postmaster-iieneral Horatio King,
Hie ilev. Father P. M. Cootiry. of Noire
IH11110 Cniversity, Indiiinu, v. ho wasi h.pluin
of Col. Matthew.' regiinenl In the war, II.
II. Warder, Prof. Alexan b r lirabam Pell,
Mr. Curler. Ihe Hawaiian Minister Col. John
Hay, Admiral Calhoun, President Welling,
of tli' Columbia L'nlversity, and th Rev,
The services, wlili h were conducted bv Ihe
Rev. T. M. Hamlin, of the I linn h of the
Covenant pnsloruf tho deeeuspil, and the
Rev. Dr. Imunl. rector of St. John's Epl
coud Cbiirt.li, were brief. Dr. Hamlin be
gan with a short Invocation ind ended wilh
llio Uinl's prayer, in which many icron
present Joined. The Hchultcrt male iuarlcl
snug "Jerusaleni, tho Golden," Justice Mat
thews', favorite hymn. Dr. 1-eonard real
Paul's assertion and ik-wrlptlon of the res
urrection in tho sixtm-nlii chapter of the
Kirsl Kpistie U Hi Corinlhiana, beginning
at the twentieth vcro. Then tb quartet
sang Abide With Me," and Dr. Hamlin
made a closing prayer.
Tlie remains were taken to tb Pall! more
A Ohio stalton, tb cortege being formed as
follows: The Revs. Hamlin and U-unard,
members of Ihe Hupreni Court and ex-
Jusilee Strong, who accouipnnien inccouri,
si ting as pall-bearers; body bearers, Thomas
Welch. Aiiuiaa P. llerliert. Win. A. lal
latlerro, John Crsin, An hihald Uwi and
V. II O'llrlen, nnsssengi-rt of Hie court
family and relatives, committee of the Loyal
IakI "i. Dlatrirl Commandery, (ienerals Ab
olein Iliinl, llyrun, Md ut. lieon and lieu-Im-ii
V. MiiKcy; Col. John 8 William M ed
it si lnssrs-tor Wm. K. Von Ri'yjien and
MnJ. John W. Clout, friends of Hie family.
'Iherly Hist aceoUinied llisreni.ini
to Cincinnati was romosed of the following
pcraona: Mn Matlliews, Mortimer Mat
thews, Psul Mutlhws, Mis M.I thews, Mis.
Kval. Mat 1 hews, Mr. C. II. M.itibews, Hen
ry C. and Mrs. Webb, Prof. Molh.lt, of the
(lialr of Church History In lb Princeton
College, siid Dr. Henry Molbitt his son.
Messrs. W . hb snd Motlatt ar l.rolhen. In
law ofl'be di-.-1'Sse.l. Justices Uni.r. Illntch
ford, (ray and Harlan; lesirter J. Dan
croft D.vis. Marshal J. M. Wright, Assistant
Marsh. I W. II. Rear Ion and W. It Spued,
VERY MUCH A VILLAIN.
Ban Eigy, tb Birmingham Rc.bber,
Wanted la Oeorgla fttr Murder.
Svlal ipuh In Tb AaL
iliHuisuMAM, Ala, March 2 Il Jaun-
ary Mrs. Mary Hargrove, of Cobb County,
(is., was found dead in her bed with ghast
ly wound In brr ikull. Robbery ws. lb
object of the murder, for a considerable sum
of money which Mrs. Hargrove had buckled
around her waist wa gone. Lirg rewards
wrr offered for the pp.ebension of her
murderer, and about this lime a desperate
negro who lived In Ihe community disap
eaml. Aftrhehd gon Hi aullioritii
concluded be Was the man they wer after.
They triel Iu vain to find him. Since the
rret of Hen Klgy, th negro who assailed
and robbed Mrs. l.nndl al her store on
Thursday night and since his description
was puliiisliol III Shcriir ol Couti 1 oiiniy
and detectives have been In correspondenc
with lb ofllcers here and today cam over
and identified Iheir man. Th proof of hi
being Hie murderer of Mr. Hargrove, they
tav, Is Mltivc snd Hi Oeorgla aiitborllie
will at one commence an sllort lo iu.lu.e
the (iovernor of this htal to surrender Klgy
Chicaoo, III., March 25. Twenty-fly
head of lumpy-Jawed calll wer killed in
lh stock ya.s Ihi morning. They wer
eonaigned to different firms, and did not
com from any particular section of tb
country. Kvery day lh Stat vlrlnary
visits Hi ysnls nd examine the cattle.
Tli.s found with luiiipv Jawed are con
demned and slaughtered, lh nnmlier killed
today is uuusu..Uy bu,, and gav fit Ui
some comment I t lunl:h authorities,
howovcr, do not attach any upei iiil iniKirt
mice to the increased proportion of diseases
of entile, Thev sny this week's receipts may
show a decided falling oft" from the overage
number, tho unusual number of dist nsod
liovlnes arriving Inst week being mereW a
coincidence, which doc. not indicate that
the much dreaded disease is spreading.
BOANDAL, KND3 IN MTJBD2R.
The Guilty Man Killed by the Husband
of th Woman,
Iniiiakaihilis, Ind., March 2.r. When
John Clemen, went to his home iu the
'southern part of the city, about 9:H0 o'clock
tonight, and o)ciu'd the door, ho found hi.
wife, and P. li. L. Xowland sitting together
in the room. Nowlnnd, as Clemen, entered
the room, made a movement to. strike tho
latter, when Clumcu. draw a revolver and
fired twice, both bullets striking- Nowluud
In vital part, and causing immediate dculh.
This Is the story of the killing, a. told by
Clemens, who la under arrest Now laud
wo a compositor, and a son of J. If. It.
Nowlnnd. an old und well-known resident
of the city.
Mrs. Clemens, who is also under arrest, at
first denied any knowledge of Nowiaud. but
afler telling a variety of stories, finally broke
down and confessed that she had been crimi
nally Intimate with Nowiaud. The pair
SN?nt the early part of tho night In visiting
wiiicroniug iu the nclglilorliool, after which
they returned to I lie Clemens house. When
Clemens came home he found the door
locked. Ho was admitted by his wife, w ho
bad concealed Nowlaiid in a rear room.
Clemens greeted his wife ath-ctlonatcly and-
took a seat and tne tragedy might nave
been nverti d bad not Nowlanil In souio way
made a noise which attracted tho attention
of Clemen.. The latter rose on hearing the
noise, and Nowlanil, seeing ho was discov
ered, came from the renr room toward the
room in which Clemens stood. The latter
drew a revolver ami II red twice, with Hie
result above stated. Nowlnnd was a married
man, alioiit forty years old. His wife is a
daughter of John P. (Hover, one Auditor
Tally Oss for Maj. DitrkBdale.
pertsl Dispatch to The Appeal.
Y A7.o Citt, Miss., Mnrch 2S. The County
Pctnocrntlc Convention assembled here to
day, Dr. P. J. McCormlck being elected
chairman and MnJ. Ralph Hell secretary.
Resolutions, Instructing for Mnj. Klbel
Harksdalo, of Jackson, as Yatoo'a choice for
(iovernor, wore adopted by a rising vole.
Tb rough tho Hon. V. I), tiibbs, chairman,
the Committee on Resolutions reported a
preamble and resolutions recounting tho pub
lic service of Ma, Kthel llurksdnl aa a
Journalist and member of Congress, bis ex
alted chiracter as citisen, bis consistent
record us a leading Democrat, his valualilo
assistance to Y.ioo in her struggle with the
octopus of radicalism and carpel biieging in
1H7. and com 111 led by declaring him the
choice of the convention for llovernor, ami
instructing the county delegate, lo the Stale
Nominating Convention to support blm for
that otllre so long aa lie would allow his
name to be used in that coimntioii. Tlie
preamble ami resolution, were unnnininusly
adopted by a rising Vote, and the i huirm.n
was authorised to appoint twenty-live dele
gate. In the Siale Convention. No other
blalo olllcers wrre iiMrurtcd for.
USUI ata In Nla.aurl.
Kai.a Cut, Mo., March iV John Cor
nell, aged sixty-four, was seised by a mob of
a dosrn or more disguised men as bn was
entering bis homa near le's Summit late
Wednesday nl;;lit and clubbed almost lo
death. His assailants then gave him twenty
four hour, lo leave the county. Hi. alleged
otlinv! wa iiuprossr relation with two
young girl.. He I. now in bed al ln.leK-n-deuce,
mid bis son, who is a prominent cili
sen of the county, promise a In it reception
to the Vt h.ia Caps if they attempt to rccat
TkeUair t easl .y Var4.
Moail.K, Ala., March 2V I'he rnmiiilsslon,
con-lsting of Cinimodore W. P. McCann,
Capt Roleit lloyd I.leulenant-Commaiidcr
W. II. Ilmnsonand Lieut Duncan Kennedy,
charged wilh selecting a .ile f.ir a navy yard
on the Atlantic or llulf coast, srnvrd here
from IVnsacola yestenUy, and sent tislay
in receiving n'sirl. prensn d by cominerclal
IhmIic. upon the suitability of Mount Ver
non, on Ihe Alabama River, for a navy vard.
The commissi m will next visit Mount
Vernon and New Orleans.
ka Caw Mass Heaaase.
Iit isvii.i R, Ky., March 2.V Near Monnt
Vernon, Ky., Saturday, Jame linker shot
and mortally wounded Mom li.llllT. list
HIT wll hsd run away with another man.
(islllir pursncl and resaptured brr, and al
the depot where they went to tak lh train
b la-gall beating her. Ilaker reiunu.tratcd
and liailllT shot at him. linker then shut
(intlHC wounding him fatally, and surren
dered to th Sheriff.
r.leelrle l lgkllag (ar kt, lial.
Sr. Inis, Mo., March IV Tonight lh
Mimli ipal Asaemlily finally prwwed the or
dinance approving lh oilitrscts lierelofore
made for lighting th clly by elw Irlell v.
The bill bad pievioiisly iwed tha Council
Slid now only awulis Ihe .ignsliire nf Hie
Msvor. This no . us thai Hi. Ixiul. will lie
lighted by electricity on and after January
I, Im sJ.
They Will ll.aiss Wedaesvday.
atrial Itistislrh loTh A pra'sL
Na.mvii.i.r, Tenn., March 25. Mack. Fran
cis and James Turney (colored) will be
hanged at Ubanon Wednesday for lh mur
der ol Iii Man Iu, a while man, bIhiii! one
year ago. They will be taken to l hanon to
morrow. This la the first Innovation iihmi
Ihe ru.lom of hanging murderer oil Friday
Ifiado lu Tcniie.stss.
Mr. Ilaalk' kaeaeswar.
Nxw Yhk, Man h 2V Mr. Margaret E.
rVuigstcr has acteptjl llienflernf Harper A
llro. lo become eilltor of llntprt 1 lu-.nr.
Mrs. Hangsler ha been for several years Ihe
successful "I lost ml at res." of lltrprt$ 'imt
J'nipfe, and lias been associated In other
ways with Harper s publications. She Is
also a writer of graceful veran, and I well
knuwu as a writer for lh religious press.
Ik aealek-lrl.k f'aaarew.
Col t msi A, Tenn., March 25. F.x (Iovernor
Proctor Knott of Ubanon, Ky., whoa
Sieeeh on "Dululh" la on of III richest
i.ieres of humor In the langiiaew, has aces pled
11 invitation In deliver nn ddres before th
Hootch-Irish Coiia-i". wblcli will b In ses
sion at this cily from May to 11. 11 will
b th csjMsrial n presentaliv of Ksutucky.
Orekara laUlea hylah Kssl."
Datto, 0., March 25. Horticulturist r.
lurned from Ross County report Uit lh
a. 1...M .. ' Itl.ek Knot" I devsalst-
In blue Plum or hatds In that vicinity and
that growers of dnnison and Shmishlr tip, adopted S bill provldliis f'" "" dlaim.n
plums hav already rut down &. ilead , , lh, f p,,,.oa lliepl.ln of
trees and oilmen me.
im-s are about ready t liloom.
ratal aVHer liaylaalaa.
Urns Loc. Ark , March 2--At K.fy
her. Ark., naluhla)' w''t the boiler Is
r,i'i saw-mill lhle.l, lerlng tb
. I .. .11. 11,,.!...
iiin.,L...;.l.in aiul John (I. iltm. Utliers wsr
.ill. o, 01 lilM-es uy iii.. v.. r.
Sir Ohaa. Russoll Answers Wobstsr.
Ha Denies That He Knew That
Piffgott DUoredltjd Hlmsall
Tho Knowledge of His Forgeries
Was a Oomploto Surprise.
Webster Waa Led Away by
PoUtloal Phase of the Caio.
Elr William Vernoa - Hurcourt Insist
That tha Attorney-Qenor d Knew
- Phygott's Oharaoter for Month
Conor al Foreign New.
LotinoH, March 25. In the House of Com
mons this afternoon Bir Charles Ilo".ll,
who, Uhin rising was loudly cheered, said
he Intended milking a'stnteiiienl n'garding
the speech mado by Altoriiey tieneral cl
ster In the House on Kndny last. Ho read
a letter which he had Wrlllen to Mr. We!-
ster, in which ho said that he did not belie vo
that Mr. Webstar ha I been correctly re
ported. It was absolutely Incorrect to say
that before Piggott's exsniiuaiioii, or before
Piggott tied, hr (RhsmiII) bad received infor
ni.iUoii direct or indirect to tho olUt't that
Piggott discredited tho value of hi own
testimony. It was absolutely Incorrect lo
(ay thut hs hud cither culled for or referred
to letters conveying such information
Attorney-General Webster, In n ply loth
speaker's letter, had written thut ho believed
he had handed such letters to him, but that
lie would have to refer to his shorthand
notes for confirmation. Tho Attorney
General was mistaken In supposing that he
hnd g veil him live days before Piggott had
testified letters discrediting Piggott' evl
denre. Th letter In which Piggott had
confessed his fear of a ensw examination
came uon the SHakr and his colleagues aa
a complete surprise. Afler Pig itt' flight
they had frequently made 0en Complaint
in court regsriiing I lie manner in wincti tua
Attornry-lieneml had conducted Ihe case.
He did not impute dishononibl mot I vis lo
Ihe Allornry-llenerul, but he thought that
Mr. Welisu'-r bad lesrn lei away by the
political ( hiiiaeler nf the case Into a course
of conduct which, oil rcrlecliou and in les
exciting circumstances, he would not have
A ri -1 1 .
Continuing. Sir Charles Prsnell said that
veil when Piggott had testified, be did Hot
re I the letters to which rsfercnee had brn
made, although Mr. Webster offered to pro
.1 hi p-the letter of November 5. He asked
the A tlomey (ieneral either to sdnill thai be
wa. mistaken or lo point out In Ibeolllcial
rciHirt any reference lo the letter of Novem
ia r l Mr. Webster sdinitte, Hint relying
UImiII menioiy. he had erreil Win 11 li wr.it.
to Sir Cbnrlcs ltu.sell. lie argued that iu
any case Hie matter was unlniiHiriuut
i l.e Altorm v-tieinriil persisted thut if Sir
Charles ltu.sell bad conx-ntcd lo have lh
letter from Mr. Sonmr. to Piggott real in
court, be .(Itiismll) Wogld have lieen In
Nsition lo iieiuuiid to' eortcsponucne 10
which 11 rrlerrefl.
Mr. Asipiith. whol. on of Ihe Psrnellile
counsel, lolloncil. lie iwmm mosi si
livelv thai neither b nor slr Chnrlrs Muss- II
lind ihe vhost or glimmerTtiaof a notion that
a h tter of Piggott's existed In which he an
nounced thai hi testimony would be di
cre bird. .
Sir William Verien llnreonrt eonlended
(but no answer b id lasrn given lo his obarg
that Mr. Webster, knowing Plgiroll lo be a
doubtful witness, hsd allewed the Tim for
two months 10 n-M-at ila odious charges and.
further, had ant silent while Hoiision af
firmed that hti had eoiuidele trust in Piggott
which slulcmunl Mr. Webster knew to be
Webster I have protested thai t hod no
inenns of knowing that Houston's statements
eir Wm. Hirrourt, rut ilnu. said (list u
attorney might weave th cobweh. of miser
able professliinal etiquette about lb mailer,
but Hi Common 'use of lh nation would
revolt agninsl lh keeping alive lo lh last
moment nf charge known to h false, n act
of prolrwdonui cruelly and tniu.ll.e.
nir r. Kuril lurae, esun mir iienerai,
siMik In defense of Mr. Webster.
Mr. UlH.uclicre said that Mr. llousloii, Mr.
Sonini-ssnd Mr. Webster bad all avoided
a-king iiesilons concerning PigolL II
attacked th (lladsuuilan lawyer, who ab.
stained from voting when lb division wa
taken on r riday.
Mr. Morlry said h bs-l not a word lo
withdraw from what h had said in r iiday'l
lh subject (lieu dropi-cd.
Tk Hew teersaaa I'eaal Cm la.
VrRi.i, March 2J. Th nw liei fcl cod
provide that person found guilty of Incit
ing on class against aumber, or of puhlu ly
attacking th baae of public and social or
der, p.h-i daily religion, Ihe Monarchy, mar
riag or proerly, shall he Iniprlsomsl for a
term hot exceeding threo year. Person
convicted of a second offense may b forbid
den lo reside In certain pbtces. Newapaer
which hav been coiivli lcl of ny of the
ollenses nienlioued In Hie eisle slisll he sup-
reased. 8a tails' who bsve lieen stiwllrd
from tb country shall at.t U allowed Iu
return within Hv veam alter tha adopllon
of Hi c.l. utiles, by specisl riulssiuil of
the piiiee autiioruirs.
1 li I oloirn UitMIt: iinnirniina on in
new p n.il bill, say It hum refuse lo bellev
Hint Hi National Liberals, who, upon lh
oci-asion of lb lost prulougatlon of tb
period of otiertlon of the A nil Socialist
law, ilsmslidcd a Mltleinent nf th meelln
by Hi completion of tlie s-mtl c.Kie, will
d.. ldo to limit the wnmUr rights as pro-
preie.1 in tb bill, and -icrilly lo render
worse Hi position ol Hi pres. i.y giviii. in.
(lovernment a lerrlld wespoii with which
Il ran alta. k all D mo rslle, Kn islunlge and
Isios, Marrh li. A dispatch from lb
llnan to lb Klaaiinrd says lb Minister
hav prevailed upon lh Ooeen (0 tinder
Uk. temKrarlly th dulls f RegenL Th
Cabinet ha decided 10 enuvi V S CO igrea
of lb two Chamber for the .uri i of
declarln lb Kin luraiaa ilttltd fur Ui
Oulli ol a sovereign.
Ila tsaS a teesliel.
Los dos. March 2-5. In be snll for libel
of Mr. Merrier, anrrelarv of lh' fkln ILsv
tillal. avalnst VI r Id.nrv I abolil here, pub
lisher of rralA, s verdict id 4 wa today
rendered by consent.
I Ss . ,m sarl.
Psaia, March 25.-Tbe Cl.aiid' '
. jiC,fr. na
Acheres, near Hi foiwst ol f I Ovrnnlii.
tPrml. SSaer. I. 4
Ths Haoix, Marcb 25 .-I'mf. Cornelius
Dondcrs, lb well known I'ul b tie. tor slid
y specialist Is dead.
BkU. Marrh tr.. -Meruiu IliUlidatlouS
srs fard U Jut l'r TU VliluU ha
overflowed lis banks and the bridge nt Lub
lin has lieen destroyed. All tho rivers in
Silrsiu and Hanover are rising rapidly.
A llanqaet la Honor ol I'nrnell.
London, Maivb 23. The Liberal iticinWrs
nf Parliament aro lo give a hitmiucl nt Her
Majesty s 1 heater in honor of Mr. Parncll.
It is hoped that Mr. Ulud-tono wilt preside.
The lllollna Keneweil.
Pxstii, Man h 2.V Rioting whs renewed
here today. The military were called out
and dispersed the mob. Several persons
t'.iupreaa I'reilerlrk In Uit llerlln.
llKKiit, March 2.V Kmpress Krederlik
will visit this city shortly and w ill remain
here for leu days. She will ufurviurd goto
Th Invlleil Aeerpleit.
Paris, March 2o. Pivslilcnl Curuot and
Mine. Caiuot haw aeeeided an Invitation to
dinu ut lue tierman Kuihas-sy on April 2.
A t'nrl al linnklrk.
Lonihisj, Muri'h 25. If Is stated on reliable
au'bority that the French (ioveriinient will
establish a military fort in Dunkirk,
Mnay Nlrlkea la Uermaay.
IIkkmm, March 25. The lulair movement
spnading throughout (ierninny. Many
strikes are reported in the province..
Tk alMarl Ta St Kvinnilelletl,
Pa a is, Manh 2 V It la atnted that the
Cabinet will axon b remodelled to avert the
( Amerlraa I'llarlsas,
N Aiu.M, March 25. The American pilgrims
who ere Journeying to Palestine arrived
Joka lirl.bl laiprssvlaa.
IxmrHiN, March 25. The condition of Mr.
J0I111 llrlght is liiipMvlng.
RUMBLINGS OF THE RAIL.
alias a ThraTk rameager Hasl
Wash sui 'S, Murch 25. A decision was
filwl linlay by the InlerxlaleCommen'eCoin
tnlssion ii: the ens of th Llllt Rotktt
Memplil Railroad Coin puny agnin.l the St
l-ouls. Iron Mountain A Southern and lh
fjut Tennessee, Virginia A Georgia Com
itany. It I to Die effect that while under
tho present Knglish legi.lullou, tho Little
Rock A Memphis Railroad Comiiaiiv would
undoulitedly I admitted lo urtl Ipalo in
through passenger business iHtween IMiints
east of Memphis and point. wes of Little
Kock al Ihrough rate., mid while it waa an
parenllv the int. ntlotl of ( ongreai lo incor
lairate Ihe suiistance ol tho r.ngllsii luw in
this respect Into a third section of Ihe act to
regulate commerce, iirvertlielesaiu tailing to
l.rovl.le Ihe uecessnrv machinery for tlie tor
iiistlou of the Ihrough route and the apmr-
tloninent or illvlsinn ol the lliruiiKli rale,
Congress has left this twrt of the third sec
Hon practically luoier.iliva without co-op
rra'loii on Ihe purl ol the carriers tliein
selves. Reeonimendalion. for so amend
lu -111 lo Hie law. deaigue I lo meet this dif
ference, were made in Ihe atcoiid 'aniiuul
rwport of ihe commission, and those rcoun-
nit'iiilulions ar ag.iu reucwed.
tarlaa llaUuesa al Ik lal.vlll
?hica- li'.., March 25. Tha Ti'iHrs to
morrow will say: "A strange feature In con
nection with the Kentucky lumdlcap La. d
vi loped. The Chicago ttabl entry include
I'giiioiil and Mm 1m-lb. Ut tU houk
show. Wbrn Hi liuiiillcap welpht ap-
pcared it waa stnte-l In a laiuivill ms
thai Ihe two horses bad hceu declared.
(icorge llnnklna, Hie owner, and II. J. John
son, the Irainer for Ihe st.ilde, were Ihe only
persons w bo legally could dis larw Li'tiuuil
and llm Is lll. Mr. Ilaukliis sty. wither one
did mi. lie wrote lo Col. M. Uwl Claik.
Manh. 5. for luforniallon as to hy Ihe two
horses had mil lieen assigmd weight., ami a
few day. afierw.rd senl a similar etf-r of
In.pilty lo the liaiidi. apper. Mr. Hi. i.e. No
reply a. returned by either. Ihilh li iv
aim bo'ti wntleii lo again, but no reply
has lieen received. The owner nf the lug
table is nalurallv mm b exercised abolil Ihe
allair and it would ms-iii thai u eiiduiiaiion
Is In order from Hi otlUcrs ol lh uiul.villc
Jo key Club.
l'relhl Male far I ant
Pirrsar.o. Pa, Manh 25 Th decision
of Hi Inlerat.te Commrrc Coiiinilulon
sustaining lb railroads In making fn Ighl
rales for coal under lb forty-mile radius
rule Is favorably received In Ibis city by the
majority of both coal o-rulom and railMml
otlli isls. The 0eralors say Ihal by lb de
rision it place all those lu the I'lllshurg
district 011 th nam fooling, and Ihal had
Hi declsiou been auver many of llieiu
could nol bar competed with those nH-ra-
lor. on Ihe verge of Iho forty mil radio
m urest Ihe Inkisx.
t reek aa Ika SJesleaa Mallaaat
Lsatnn, Tel., March 25. The north bound
passenger train from the Clly of Mexlro, on
lb Meilcau Nation il Railway, was wrrs kml
at Mallvato, Saturday night and th euglii
es r and fireman were killed. Hupt Klin,
of the Northern Division, wa. 011 lb train at
Ihe lime, and is of Hi opinio Hist the work
wa. done by a leaker. A large pile of alone,
bad ls-en plnced on lb trai k .lid the eiiKluc
Was Ihmwn Iroiu the rails ami urinollsiieii.
Imaarlaal I aaall4allea.
Nw Yuss,' Msrch 25. Th reorls of a
lease or consolidation of Hi VI Isroiisln ( en
Iral by lh Northern I'.rille r denied by
th oflli luls of ImiIIi roads. It I. olllclallv
stale I, however, that a Iridic airnem -nt !-
I wren Hie two roiiijiauti'. will l coii.uui-
maird at Ihe sims-IuI nieelingof Northern Pa
cific directors on Wednesday,
W. (1. Cki'.n. traveling passi niTr gnl nf
tlis Motion lloiiie, leave ill is inuiiiing lor
Fna Hi first two months of Mai th gross
earnings of lb Illinois Central wer U.opl.-
irsi, n increase of Il'f7,:s a. iomt-l with
Hi corrrsiKindlliB perhal of last year. Th
net earning war iiu,v.o, an increase 01
W nn lh llavoii Per brsnrh of Ihe
Ixiulsvllle, New Orh.iis A Tetaa lUllroad
I. Iieinc rapidly pu.hrd 1 be Ihdlvar br.ach
of Hi sain road I. rapidly Hearing Com pin
I on, nn ler th ni.nsgemsul ol J. rv mc
l igb A l o., ol Ibis city.
Tn ticket sgenl Issn lndlsitnsbl factor
In lh Iravellna liublic. II Is x Heeled lo
glvarellahl Infnriustlon as lo arrival and
departure ol Iraln, lb varions eon net 1 ions,
accommodations, llui In Usiislt stop over
privilege, fixation of snl Mling house.,
Lest hotels lo stop t In fact silit ticket
agent must tell all h know and no more
Tn (ieorgia Pacific Road paopl sr. build
In their liu lowsrd (trwrnvllie, tils.
rapidly ss pnetfhl, and Ihey S(s-ol lo bar
train running lo Ihal point by th 1st of
Jun. Th Ihi will nol stop there, bw
ever, bnl will be built up lb east bank of
th river in a polul oppo.lt Arkansas I uy
where a transfer boat will make onnnveUon)
with Hi Arkansas Valley Rout and Uould
system sioi in river.
Tug Louisville, New Orleans Texas
Kill road Company I making another new
and Important addition lo It Hn, on
which wh.n completed will 1st of a great
deal of beu.Qt to kUmiihl. Th road r una
to Huntington, Mis,. Uout 100 mile south
ol this clly. Al liuiitinsbHi large shipment
ol rollon ar dally received from Ui Urttl
lauds lying about n, and. owing to a new
ao Urgt cvllvn 4 sUiuili jtuismtadsl
Rosedale, a few miles this side, the receipts
of this valualilo commodity will be greatly
Increased. From Hunt'n;;ion the deotgia
Pacific road has recently completed a
twenly-flve mile extension to Ihe town of
L'hinil. which is connected by n small
branch mad with Jobnsonville. The con
teiniihile I addition to this road is the joining
uf Jobnsonville with Starkville. Tlie hitter
place is in direct couiiiiiinii'alion wilh
Columbus, Birmingham and Atlanta, by
means of the (ieorgia Pacific Itoud. When
Coiupleled the system will be nlinost a belt
line. Inclosing tlie enure Niutlicast section or
is country, owning up the rich Iron fields
and roul mines of AVduima, the cotton fields
of Heorgla and Mississippi, and the immensH
resources of l.otiislntie. and eunb'ing rapid
and direct communication w ith nil Southern
iniints, one with atiolher, and ottering lo the
genuial public Ihe best p, .ihle railroad facil
II les, (liM'rations for Hie laving of the track
have already begun between Siarkville und
Jobusonvlllo, und as active and iiiiek work
is expected lo be performed, tho road will be
completed about June 1.
Ti x Cott mi Rates Committee, of tbo Cen
tral Tiulllo Ass.K'latlon, 11 1 a meeting held In
St. buns the oilier day, itgr.-ed to a rend-
ii-itmcnt of divisions on Memphis river
cotton to New York via Cinclnunti, and lo a
readjustment of divisions on all rail eollou
via I airo. Tbo Committee also a , 'reed lo an
advance nf '.coil divisions ensl of Cincin
linil, mid I ho Cincinnati local rate wu. ad
vanced, taking elie.'t April .1.
TDK CROWN PRINCB'B DBATU.
What Caused It Tha Now Prluo a Per
Dktoit, Mich., March 25. Mr. Maurice
Hardlmuth, of Vicuna, a member of (lie Yl
oniiu and London firm of F, llurdliiiutli A
Co., and wlm la now traveling in this coun
try in the Interest of bia firm, was inter
viewed by the f'rrr f'r.-M tonight In answer
lo a question as to tho foeliug iu Austria
over tho tragic death of Iho Crown Prince, lis
said: "It I regarded aa a most unhappy and
deplorable event. A friend of mino gave 1110
the true facta In the rase. Ile wa. with Hi
Crown Print oil his hunting expeditions,
and waa. to a lurse extent his confident
The Crown Prince wss madly iu love with a
beautiful and pure young girl, and desired
loot. lulu a divorce irom 111. wue lor uie
purHia of marrying her. This Ihe Km
peior would nut listen lo and much trouble
n-siilteil between him and Hie heir lo Hi
throne. Then thelaiier wrote directly to Ihe
l'nie. apix'slnig for hi intercession, hut that
diunilarv returned the letter to Ihe Kin-
peror. I he nest schenie on the part ol Ihe
Crown Prince was a man Inge of the left
band onlv if course an unholy bond of
union. This wss also defeuted by the Kill
is'Sir. alter w hi. b Hie youim i.-ople ib ler-
milled lo din together. The reason thut the
Crown Prim wa. burled In glove wa. bo-
cause two of bis llncvra were lirokrn ami Ills
baud badly bruised ly a friend in endeavor
ing ti wrest the fuiul revolver from bis
" ... - ... .-.
"Ilnw I. ine new t rown rnnre n-gnnnur
"M.wl iintavor.illy. Hn will never ho
F.'iipcrnr. I he HMiplu will see that he docs
not. A 11st H i is one oi the happiest coun
tries 011 eailh. bill bla ni cession to the throne
would be fatal to it. He ia a very bud man.
For Instance, a few month ago, when
Intoxicated and riding with a party of
friends ho met a luneral corl.g" on Ha
wsv to th remote-v. He bulled Hie
pr.sTslou, fon-ed tlie monilier. In deposit
lh eofllu uihiii the eroiiud. and then lis
snd his friends amused Ih'inseWr. for
ann time bv luinnlnc their tiuni
over II it lav iiikjii . bier. m aisulhi
im-..Iihi lie I m.k a ns..T of Ida rorsirtl.
Companion bom with him latral n.'ghl anj
Iii.iskmI upon coudiictiug Ihe enilro parly la
his wire s bed ciiainiH-r. Aiioiu aim laiui
fill K-rv.nl I arred Iheir passige. but Ihe new
Crown Prime .liol blm down In cold I I.shI
and lel In. companions over hi. .h ad laMie,
nnd Into Ihe nsun. He ia mil in the direct
family line of s.nsunn lo the llinuir, and
the eople nf Austria will nol siihn.it lo th
Imlittmly ol iieing ruiwi over uy sucu a
Hlrkar4 f. Ils.rs.
'orreinn.eiiee ol 1 hu A peal.
WATtsroiio, Miss , Man h 7I.-III, l.snl r.
Ilowrn died al hi residence near ('hilluboiiia,
Miss., fler long and painful Mines., today.
II. w.a one of the moat prominent Masons
in Mi-sisslppl, having filled Hi oilier, nf
?r.nd master and grand hlith price!. His
if wn well shsH-d 11 U ! round d. und It In.iy
well l said II1.1I a giMMl 1111 111 laneii in
tperlsl Mspalrh l 1 h AppenL
Ns.rosr, Atk , III in li 2.5. Lal Inst
nlidit It A. Cpinks, one of Newport b.-st
known rlllaens, died t hi home, sit mile
from here. The deceased ha filled Various
county olltces, beside. Iisvlng filled Ihe n
' a , S- ..... 1 1 -
silloli ol X uy aiarsiiai 01 isi-e isin. no wn
a prominent Odd Fellow and wss Interred
by Ihst order.
Mas I WaSMra Be MaiarallaesIT
Cxki.ss, N J., Mnreh 2-5. An Inter. .ting
question ia raised III S Cilllesl comiuetioil
lialay over Ihe elecllull of a IiikiI trust. s-s in
Ihe borough of Clilselbiirst, Cam leu Couni v,
last l ues. I.y night. The election wn held
under Ibe new a bind Inw allowing women
lo Vote-Ill New Jersey. Of III Mil votes cs.l
fourteen wi re di isislted by females, and lb
election ofllcers allowed six of tb women
who were fi r dgn born lo Vole on their bus.
hands' naturalisation pni. C.J. Ilnycoik,
president nf lb Itoroogh Commission! ra.
which ! equivalent to Hi till of mayor,
wa. on ol lb defeated candidal!-., snd lie
his commenced a conlesl nn lh" ground Hint
His six forrign lNirn women Voted tiles-ally.
Ho claims Hint Hie law Intruded thai a
Woman should hav no mora privilege than
a 11111 in ea.iing her Vote, and If lorrlgu
born she must havo lieen naturalised alter
live vaars' residence In tb roiiutrv, .tut
oilier ise ha no right to vole, even if hi r
husband la a full fiV.lgel illlren. Tlie
linn Is said lo be Hi Drat of Ihe kind
utiuer III new scnooi law, auu is am vw
msd a lest case.
. t . 1 1 1 111 1 -
Iho el la Tralalag.
Cau'Aoo. III., Msrch 25,-lk Weir's train
ing for lh coming featherweight champion
ship lb hi ha a novel lealur lu lh t in utu
sialic that It I. bring done Inside th ( hi
csgo i lly llmlls. Tb Houlh Park, Michigan
avenue and (J rand llutilevard ar Ihe place
where hi outdoor rirrrla I taken. Two
gymnasiums near by ar al Ins command fur
bag slugging and club work. This sliernoon
Weir stripped l 1oiit a pound over
aeivht. Ills chest development Kerned
plirnotiienal. Ticket for tb light
Lav hen going rather slowly only
seventy flv out of ISJ having J el been
Mild. Ihe M-asoll assign'! I Hi disgust of
Iih-.I spirts at Iheir wery xierleiMe in tb
..s.,,1 MrAul.Se Mvers alleged "draw,"
.s .1 the llui dubbed ''lb Walking
match." "Paraon" Pavh-a's uiaiiaj-emenl of
th present affair seems to be a sat lug card,
however, and Ihe Indication tonight ar
that Ihe pressure for ticket before the end
of th week will b heavy Indeed. Word
has been received thai a parly of Ihotonlans,
bended by "Palsy " Slu pani, started tod
luf CbiiagM lo p rearm at ine nun.
Mew. I.aaclry riay.
Pu11.Ana1.rt11 s, P., lan h 25 Mrs. Ung
try oisds her appearance on tb stage In Ibis
city tanlgbl In Mtcaeth. llyotid s alight
weaknrs, su uowd m igii at bar receui
Yesterday's Legislative Busin983.
The Memphio Improvement District
Bill Passes the House.
The Removal of Sevier's Remains
at Last Assured.
Introduction of the BUI Amandin?
the Assosamont Law.
The Ma.ur th Result of Joint Meet
ing of Houao and Bsnata Com.
mlttoes and Fraquont Con
Hpeclnl Plspsl'li to The Api cal.
Nasiivii t r, Tenn., March 25. The Bcnate
this morning passed the road law as it passed
the House, with the exception of Iho addi
tion of on amendment, which was offered
by Mr. Myers. Tlie House alterward con
currcd in the amendment nnd the bill 1 now
ready for the signature of tbo (Iovernor.
Senator Crews' bill to amend the law
providing for the inspection of- fertiliser
also passed third reading after being (lls
ciissoil nt length.
Mr. Ijiinb Introduced a bill to allow to
County Trustees 3 per cent, on all school
moneys collected from taxpayers, and 2 per
'm nl. on nil uiiiiiey collected from the Trena
il rxr and other sources.
Mr. Crews Introduced a bill lo allow cor
porations to carry on Ilia trade or business
of warehousemen or storage companies,
Mr. Mi IViwell introduced a bill to amend
Ihe act providing for lb organisation of cor.
pnrations so as to provide for the nrgidihsa
tion of corporations for the iicoiirngcrucnt
and suplsirt of agricultural, horticultural
and mechanical arts, such as fairs, rlc
The Henaio Joint resolution appropriating
fssi fur tlie purpose of removing ihe retnuins
of John Scvhr from Aluhsm to the Na
tional Cemetery at Kuoxvillo was adopted by
Mr. Saviiire, chairman of the House Com
mil Ice on Finance and Means, introduced
hill amending Hie s-estnciit law, w hich bill
I- the result of the Joint 1111 lings of lb
llnuse and Senate committee, and IreipMi'iit
conference. Willi putrle. In I. rested lu Incor-
pomtcit companies. I tin mil 1. very leuginy.
All sua ss in nans, ami naiiaiiig ssss;u-
tion shall lie assessed In llm place,
town waul or district In which the
bank or banking ns.. ciulion Is located al lis
market value, end in no instance sunn
II, e .ti k nf anv bank he assessed for lee
than It actual value and net surplus, If any.
The protsriy and funchlse of all corpora
tions and Joint Sl-s rouinuiea son 11 t
s.ss'l III cllle. W lirro 1110 IUHI uueuirsa im
doue. (dsj-tlon ft aineiids e-tinn B of lb .
present law, ai follow 1 hat "no tax .ball
lierrafb r br n-e-sod a poll tb capital of any
bank or banking ass l.llon orgnuised unui r
lb au bority ol this Mnl or ol Hsi I nlletl
SlnU-a. but lb aim khi.lder In w lumX
banking MMicUltoti shall be BV. avrsr
taxesi i.u lb niarkgir-alue ifN.
of rtO' k therein, tid s' -
Incls.teU In Hie vnliii
in Hie viiln. , .
ic!,,t, iir 1T) A T-
erty of iiich 1
of n'fiite, couiij
iu.'"e, low 1
lai'd al.'I' kTndT. O
or d sirh I or not, a.l.
haiikiiiii .-..w lalliin. shall, in addition
llaldr for UX' S on any ;iroieily, fund, or
.sct. ownc.l hv Ihciu not liu III. IcI III IHO
foregoing provisfi ns of Ihi. us lloll. ScO
lloii 10 providi. that "all colnpalileselig.ged
In Ihe uiaiiufiii lure of any good. shall pay an
ad valorem lax upon the value of the pro
rrty, real, i rsoiml nnd lulxisl. F.very cor
potation organ!ed under Ihe laws of tins
or auv other Male, and the I'niled HiuU-s
(except bank and banking amsvtaliniia, and
except quasi pulille corporations, engaged
In any such manufacturing business, or in
any olhrr branch, shall py an ad valorem
tax Uin the fu I value of Hi capital stock,
including Iran, lilac sod corM.rat pniieriy,
which In no csm shall b hi Id or di-ruicd lo
Is les thsn the actual value of all it share
of Its ttock, together Willi tb actual vain
of all il. ahaies of aim k.lla bonded ludebled
lies., providi d. Hint lh share of Hoik
shall not lav assessed, but their value shall
be liaikrd lo In arriving at Ha said capital
stork, Including Ita franchise, and property.
K-irry quasi public cor n.tlou doing busl
nesa and being oiernlel lu Hn. Slate, such
as aas-worka. water works, electric light..
atrrri railn.ls, dummy railroads, and all
other corporations public in their character.
y ad valorem lax iihmi lull value 01 rapH
lulsi.sk." Huhs.stiin I of atilion 'J I
Insde lo reed as follows: "The am. mill of
cnpit.il Invested lu Id biisinrs to Ins a
. .-! for laiutiun. but, uud.-r 110 elrcum-
lance shall the .moulll to l asss-ssed l
less than lb Value ol Hi aveiss amount ol
at.s k on hand during Ihe preceding year, lo
lie s.. rtiiiiied by adding Usyi llier Hie Valu
i,t iha hluhesl amount of si. ok 011 hand al
any lime dur.ng tlie year lo tb value of the
lowest ainouiil ol ins a on naii.i ihiijuiist
lime during the year and dividing the snino
by two. Said statement to be tsoia
' . . A , - I I
to hv su. 11 nierviisns or toe imu
of sm h firm, rompsny or corirallun.
Ihe F.'iUil xalion Ikasrd Is made to consist
of the J.nt'eor ( liairnian of Hie ( uiirt, and
four freeholder, not member of Ihe I ouiity
Coiirl nor holding any oilier oilier, Cnuuiy,
Mate or Federal, lo h idreled by th County
Cnurl at i April Uirm ea.li year.
Al lb aflerii.vin session tne Mempni. im
provement District hill pas I III lloua.
A 'o Ihe bill allowing I 111011 l ily lo borrow
Also the bill lo prohibit lion n-lilcnl of
Tennessee from hunting or fishing al lirri
Alsolh bill allowing jatssou so tu
A numlier of hills were repTic.i.
The House will meet vry night this
week. ... ,
'lb Commute on rlunc. way is.i
Mi an will rairl a rrvenue lull lo mormw.
The prweul law will b mend.s so a to
reiluie lb privilege lax of men haul from
thirty cent hi twenty cent, liu will be
lh only ImiMirlaiit change. Ther will ba
liuinl r ol verbal change.
They lll l oallaaelk rlka.
fAi.l. Rivxa. Mass., March 2V-Tbe thirl
week of lb atrlks opens without any gn-nt
change In tb alliulion. Several null re-
pirt slight gains III the numlier 01 looms
running and lb biial numlier In operation
bal.y w. given a .(JUi heveral will'
which had steam and ready to Urt aban
doned lb attempt on account of the small
number which em In, and other arm"'
did start shut down dnrlug lh morning for
a al Millar reaaia. Tb tnkera held a big
Bias, meeting In the Tark this morning at
which A.UOO were prrarnt They vel4
iiii.iiiiuoii.ly toconllnue the Annl
Un.wsler, a weaver mployd In I'oceawll
Mill, wa aasaultrd on tkiuth street tills
morning aa shs wss going to work. As
uukuown mail, supposa to b a trikr,
hurlssl a brick al the wonmn. knocking hf
ruseirs. 11 (hen escaped down an alley
and ha nol Uen ceptured. Tb winsB
was taken to bar bom and U rep-xted to M