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Thomas Counlr Cat.
G. F. ROBEKT8, PnkUsher.
The llej burg Hat cotnrianr, of St. Louis,
has assigned. Assets, $80,000; liabilities.
It is aid that "Old Hutch." tho Teteran
Chicago boird of trade cambler, has lost so
much of his millions that he has but a single
million left, and that his son and othci
friends haie influenced him to stop trading.
The Xew York Independent has received
replies from 100 con2rcmen whom it asked
their opinions of the propriety of keeping
the world's fair open on Sundajs, and they
are about equally divided.
It is now stated that l'arnell will aecora
pin j O'Brien back to the United States tc
v-ork for more go&l money to blow in on
pirliarrientirj schemes, leavins Dillon ot
McCarthy, or both of thetn, to attend to
things on that side.
Tho t. JoFeph. Mo., po-itofKco has been
moved into the ncn cu-tom house building.
All of the government omcers located in St.
Joseph are now rju irtercd in tho building,
which has at last been completed.
It appears the order to stop quarrying stone
in the strip aliens Cheroko a only, and bij
men amon tliTn. 'Ihcv fellows sent a
protest agnn-t tha order to the interior de
partment to which 'ecretarj Xoblepromptlj
replied bj wire. 'Tnerc has been no over
oight, and it is not tnj intention to change
tho order. I have the opinion of tho la
officer of this dcpirtment th.itjou hive nc
right where jou are to quarrj "tone. Wheth
er Cherokee or not, the order will be en
forced." New York otj Ind nnother big snow .Tan
narj 20, which recked manj telegraph polos.
Over 6ix inches of snow fell.
In tho Mioun legislature it is proposed
to devote one h ilf of receipts form dram shops
licences to th pij nient of township bonds
voted to railroid-..
A di-patch to Pans Kaj s that 12,000 Chilian
government troops dispatched from Valpa
raiso ng-unst tlif m-urenU havo revolted
and joined the rebel forces.
Forty factories in Hamburg hive been
obliged to 'hut down on arcount of inability
to procure coil, tho snow and ice preventing
the traui ortation of the necessary fuel.
Corporations m Missouri, as per their own
statement-, on file hue an aggregite capital
of 51..;0I,nVJ,1G"; while the entire aiesned
valuation oftlios'ate islestliau $"00,000,000.
It is estimated tint more thin a bilhcn and
a quarter dollars of this elans of property es
capes taxation yj lint ita'e.
The "M-ptrato Vite in Ilcmse -mil Senate.
lhccnate of Kansis voted at the hour
apomtcd ly tho constitution for United
John .1. Ingil's received Xi votes to 5 scat
tering. The fivo were: Senator Hush, who
voted for II. It. Kcllcj: Senators King and
heeler, who vo'ccl for . A. Feller: Sena
tor 1-d Carroll, who loted for Charles V.
Blair, and Senator Ulhson, who voted for E.
'I lie house voted at the same hour as fol
low..: For V. A. Pellcr, 0G; John J. Ingalls,
Si; Charles W. Blair, 3.
Tho Vole In Joint Convention.
There was but little ciiange in the vote.
hilo Jlr. PcMer received but 0(5 totes in tho
houi-e and two in the senate, when voting
separate!, his vote in joint convention was
101: three democrats changing from Blair
to J Viler.
Air. Ingalls reenvetl 58 votes; Lucien
Hiker was voted for la F. Willard. of Leav
enworth, while C. X. Morrill and II. II. heU
lej received the sime one vote each.
AViijiii -M Alfred PcrFEK.
The alliance choice for senator from
Kansas is a natiio oC Pennsylvania, 59
a ears old on tho 10th of last Septem
ber. In youth he was a dovourer of
such books as came in bis way. Ho
commenced tbo study of law at 17; but
when 21 years old bo commenced tbo
work of opening a farm in big timbor
in Indiaua. In 1S39 bo becamo a Mis
souri farmer, but bis politics made tbat
an undesirablo placo for him to stay,
and be becamo a farm renter in Illinois.
Ho soon enlisted as a private in tbo S3d
Illinois infantry, in which bo at length
advanced to a second lieutenancy.
The last two years of bis army ser
iico bo was on detached duty much of
the time, with frequent leisure, which
bo employed in rending law.
In 1S70 bo moved to Kansas and was
a lawyer and editor in Wilson county;
was elected to the stato senate in 1874;
continuing tbo union of botb profes
sions later at Cotleyulle.
Since 1SS1 bo has boon editor of tbo
His record is tbat of a temparance
man, a prohibitionist, a republican, and
a member of the Ejuscopal cburcb.
CAT1LE SMr-plnsfe-r ....$
Cow and heifer.....
HOfiS Good to choice heavy ..
SHhtP Uoort muttons
WHEAT-NO. 2 red
o J hard winter
Fl.OUlt Patents, per sack
HA1 FancT rnune
HUTIEK rancy creamery.....
CHEESE toll cream....
LGiiS btnctly freh
POTATOES Homo srown
If LOO R Y inter wheat, perbrt
3 S3 (? 5 0)
2 0) $ S 75
2 40 t !G
i 00 i 3 55
4 01 tt 80
2 15 2 JO
21 W 2J
100 ft 500
3 45 & ltd
4 0) S 181
4 61 tt 5 70
COKS No. 2.
-3cATTIiE-SatiTBBteer.... 81 g
-J-" stockersiteeders.. W
HOG9-Packing...... J 03 g 5 30
8HEEP-1 air to choice g 4 7a
OKT&-NO. 2 74
HYE-No.2 800 e 9 03
HY Praine 13 ft 20
BOTTO-Craamery " x9
Eliti! ire!h 10 Q
A Topeka Councilman Covered
With Sliding Earth.
He WehtTlnto'a Trench Eighteen
Feet Deep While Preparing to
Placg a Foundation Stone and the
Earth Caved In; But He Was
ToPEKi, Hiif., January 28. Ed Hawe,
councilman of the Second ward, had an ex
perience thit almost cot him his life. Ho
was superintending a force of stone masons
encased in layinc the foundations of the
new pumpinR stations of the Topela water
worls on the Katv river just above the asy
A trench eishtccn feet deep had been dug to
receivo the bottom courre of the rocV founda
tion. Everything was nearly ready to lower
a large stono into placo. Mr. Hanes had in
ttructed the men to cet out from the ditch,
and they did so, but in order to satisfy him
self that everything was all right he went
down himself. Just a he got into the trench,
however, the bank of earth gave way and
buried Mr. Hawes completely, except tho
top of his head. The men hastily scraped
tho arth away from the mouth of Mr. Hawes
so that he could get his breath. They then
proceeded to dig him out. succeeding in al
most in twenty minutes in bringing him out.
He was badly bruied in the bick. but
otherwise, fcave a fen strain, was uninjured.
Ho will be abli to work again soon, but con
siders his escape a miraculous one.
Tenth Legislative Day.
Topeka, Kaw Tho last few ses-ions of
the house prior to tho election of senator
were held with a crowded hall and galltriej.
A SlEltUEB UNSEATED.
Tho committee on elections mado a ma
jority report to unsoat J. II. Ilajer, of Wood
eon county, and give his placo to Robert
Lecdy. Baj cr held his ccrtihcatc of election
from having a majority of four votes. Tho
committee say they found eleven illegal
votes cat for Bajcr and three for Leeay,
which changed the result, giving Leedy ten
A minority of tho committee reported tint
the testimony heard by the committee would
not warrant unseating Mr. Bajcr.
Mr. Bajer wr.s unseated by a vote of Oi
Tho caso against Rood, of Marion, was
disposed of this way. A majority of tlia
elections committee reported that they had
counted the ballots and found that E. W.
Maxwell hau"TTceived a majority of three.
Uhis is the ca-e in which thera was a lie vote
and Mr. Hood drew the seat by casting lots.
The miDont) of the committee stated that
the majority's rejiort had been hastily made
up just prior to tho meeting of tho houe,
and that the minority had not been given
time to make a report. Mr. Rood and his
friends asked for time, and that considera
tion of tnc report be postponed until morn
ing. 1 his was voted upon and lost; 25 to M.
Iho rciort of the majority was then voted
upon, nfter the previous question had been
ordered, and was carried; 03 to 21.
INVITATION- TO 1NG1L.TA
Warren, of Ljon, offered a resolution in
viting Senator Ingalls to address tho house.
This was lost by a jell vote.
LEGISLATIVE. AlTKOI'ni VTIOV AGA1V.
On motion of Rice, of Bourbon, the house
voted to insist upon a conference committee
on the pay roll bill.
COMMITTEE OS 1KTEBSTVTE IMEKEST.
Cobun, Duncan and Hartenbower were
nppomtcd as a committee to correspond with
committees from other state and agree upon
a uniform rate of interest in western states.
THE DODGE CITT llOHC.
Hoover, of Dodge City, called for a sus
pension of th5Tu1C3 and that tho bill to ap
propriate Cw?75 for the Kansas Stato Sol
diers' homo at Lrodge City for deficiency for
too j ear ending. Tune. TO, 1691, be placed upon
third reading and passed.
It was passed.
KASAS AT THE WORLD'S FAIR.
The bill which provides for the represcnta
t:on of the state of Kansas at the world's
fiir in Chicago in 189.5, introduced by Mr.
Douglass, of Sedgwick, was favorably re
ported uponbythecommitteeon stato affairs.
The bill maKcs an appropriation of $15,000
for the Kansas chibit. It provides for the
appointment by tho governor of five mana
gers for Kansas to att with the world's fair
Tho house and cnate hive both been com
pletely Hooded with petitions from nearly
everj count in tho state, signed by old sol
diers, and'asking for the re-election of Sen
ator Ingalls. Over a hundred such were
presented in the senate in a single morning.
Some of tho longer of the-o wero from:
Montgomery county, 271 ex-union soldiers;
A llson county, 300 ex-union soldiers; Miami
county, 3j0 cx-union soldiers; Crawford
county, 205 ex-union soldiers.
THE ATraVISESIE"ST WAIVFH.
Another effort was made in the senate to
recall from tho house the bill repealing tho
law giving the right to waive appraise
ment in a mortgage.
Senator Osborn said that the passage of
tho bill would ruin many men who are doing
business on borrowed capital, as thpir credi
tors would not renew mortgages with a less
secunty than they now hold.
Tho motion to recall the bill was lost.
An Operator's Luck.
St. Louis, Mo., January 23. E. A. Street,
a telegraph operator at Helena, Mont, 13
f 100,003 richer than he was a few months
ago, but is also aware thit he has sold mil
lions for that amount. Street works as a
telegraph operator in the winter and pros
pects in tho summer. Some time ago ho
located a placer m Lemhi county and bought
up adjoining ones until he had 1.C00 acres.
He reported his find to ex-Senator Tabor,
who sent experts to examine, nnd on their
findings he paiiLStrcet $100,003 for his prop
erty. It is now reported that the placer
property is worth fully $15,000,000.
The Alliance Nominates.
TorrxA, January 27. La-t night, or a httlo
after midnight this morning, the alliance
members of tho house, ninety-six in all,
reached their eighteenth ballot in secret cau
cus, and it stood Peffer 48, Willit 46 and
Elder 1; and so Peffer was made candiaato
for United States senator.
Bank Failure at Wichita.
Wichita, Kak., January 28. The Saving!
bank of Wichita has failed to open its doors,
liabilities abojt $31,000; uati, $75,000.
Accused of Burning: Its Building;.
Okaxa, Xbb., January 23. The coroner's
jury investigating the recent burning of tho
building occupied by Klein. Spegle & Co.,
wholesale liquors, in which Xathan Born
stein lost lis life, hold the firm guilty of
having employed Bor-wtein to set fire to the
structure in ordertojeenre $15,000 insurance.
Tha developmentsPidicated that the part
ners were guilty anl f-obably had planned in
order to cause trie nam to lose his me
No ! nice Yet.
Srxrjraixxu InfeS legislature has tak
en thirty-one bafhHir United States Sen
ator without any
-&: probable tbt
tie about a
by UM war off
I Congressmen Bry-
i of Nebraska, were
here on wwrj
rashinzton to ask con-
laid of to farmers of
giees lor i,vw,v
As Well as Some Fun In the Leg
islature. Topxka, Kav. The senate helps to prOTido
for the State Soldiers' homo at Dodge City.
' Senator Rush wanted to act upon the bill
messaged over from th houe, which appro-
nates money for deficiency in funds of the
lodge City Soldiers' home.
There was some objection to passing an
appropriation bill beforo it was printed, but
explanations satisfied the senate and tho bill
The senate had sent a re-olation to tho
house for its concurrence, fixing the number
of tickets to bo is-ud for entrance of tho
hall of the house during the joint session at
P00; of which :J00 were to bo issued by tha
lieutenant governor and COO by the speaker.
This the house did not act uoon. but ar
rangements were made for Speaker Elder to
lsue 1,000 tickets.
Whereupon the cnitc voted to recall tho
resolution. As this resolution al-o provided
for the joint se-sion to le held m tho hall of
the house, it left matters at sea.
STOCK TAIIDS IMEiTIOlTlOt.
The house had sent to the senate a concur
rent resolution for tho appointment of a
joint committee to visit tho Kansas City
stock jards. After debate in tho senate tho
resolution was non-concurred in; the argu
ments against being tint action on the bill
before the legislature, which is intended to
cure the existing trouble, would be delayed
to await a report of this committee; while
Euch report could not bring out any facts
not already well known in both houses.
VOTING I OR SI NATOP.
This action, in both houses, is to bo found
in another place m this paper.
The house sent to tho senate a concurrent
resolution providing for a joint session. To
it was attatchetl a street dodger, which had
appeared all over tho citj, containing tho
words '"Sand burs stick" and "Hay seed
Tho senate at onco unanimously adopted
Resolved. Thit house concurrent resolu
tions No. V and 15 be rcturnod to the houso
with the information that the F.ime or any
other communications from tho house of
representatives would not bo recoived by tho
senate except when presented with parlia
mentary decorum, legislative courtesy, and
WORLD'S FAIIt IV THE HOISE.
The house took action in committee of tho
whole on the bill to prov ide for a represen
tation of Kansas at tho Chicago fair. It was
referred to tho committee on wajs and
The house in committee of the whole re
commended tho passage of this bill, intro
duced by Mr. Rice, of Bourbon.
Any person who shall, under contract with
the owner of any tract or piece of land, or
with a trustee, agent, husband, or wife of
such owner, perform labor or furnish mate
rial for the erection, alteration or ropair of
any building, improvement, or structure
thereon; or who shall furnish material, or
perforin labor in putting up of any fixtures
or machinrj in, or attachment to, any such
bunding, structure, or improvement; or who
shall plant an trees, vine-, plants or hedges,
in or upon said land, or who shall build,
niter, or repair, or furnish labor or material
for building, altering or repairing any fenco
or footwalk in or upon cnul land, or any
sidewalk in any street nl ultmg said land,
shall have a loin upon thowholoof said pteeo
or tract of land, tho (milling and appurte
nances, in the manner herein prowded, for
the amount due to him for such labor, mate
rial, hxtures and machinery. Such liens
thall bo preferred to all other hens or
incumbrances which mil) attach to or upon
end land, buildings, or improvements, or
cither of them, subsequent to the commence
ment of such building, the furnishing or
putting up of such fixtures or machinery,
ho planting of such trees, vines, plants, or
hedges, the buildingof such fence, footwatks,
or sidewalks, or the making of any such re
pairs or improvements.
TAXING MINERAL LANDS.
A bill was introduced by Senator Norton,
relating to tho assessment nnd taxation of
mineral reservations on lands of which tho
surface right of which is sold for agricul
tural pumosC9, in tho coil nnd mineral pro
ducing districts of the state. There has,
during the past j cars, abuses crept into this
tort of convej anciug, as the taxation is as
sessed agiinst the holder of tho surface right
only, there being no provision for as-essing
the mineral and other valuable reservations.
Uhese mineral and coal resertations arc held
almost wholly by large corporations who aro
thus exempt from anj sort of taxation, uhilo
the fanner is forced to piy tho taxes. Ihis
bill stmes to correct this abuse, and meets
with approval by a m.ijonty of tho members
of both houses. Hie lull will no doubt pre
cipitate a fight of considerable magnitude.
How Insralls Takes It.
TortKA, Kan. Senator Ingalls takes his
defeat pilosoplucally. It is admitted now
by those who stood closest to him through
tho fight, that he was not surprised, but that
on tho contrary, he felt certain ever since his
arrival in tho city there was no hope for his
He remained in his room at the hotel whilo
the ballots was taken, accompanied by threo
or four friends, and when tho news of his
defeat came to him, he gave no evidence of
disappointment or fcohng, but took it as a
matter of course.
He had to push his way through a big
owd as he entered the Copeland dining
room shortl) after 1 o'clock. Ho held his
heal erect and there was a suggestion of a
sarcastic smile on his face. Etcrjbody
within sight wanted to get a look at him, to
Fee how he took his defeat, and u few shook
hands with him and attempted to hurriedly
express their regret at his defeat. He simply
acknowledged their regrets b a nod and a
firm "Ihank jou." Governor and Mrs.
Hui.iphrej sat just across the table from
him, while Hon. Eugene F. 1 are sit at his
left. He ordered a dinner which suggested
11 good appetite and likew isc encouraged one,
and ho ate it with evident relish, talking
cheerfully and almosi mces-antly to his
friends. '1 lie large dining-room wascronded,
nnd ever) one paid more or !es.s attention to
the distinguished senator. In fact, all eyes
seemed to bo direc'e-l toward the table at
which he sat, which was located near tho
center of tho dining-room. A large crowd
pushed nnd jostled around the dining-room to
get a glimpse of him, as he sat in plain view
of 'he wide oien door. He se-'U.td to jay
net the slightest attention to anj one except
those at his table, being oblivious to tho fact
tbat a lundrcd pairs of ejes were constantly
upon linn. He was at dinner an hour, and
when ho left tho dining-room for his room
he again had to press his way thraugh a
Senator Ingalls' friends, to all appearances,
takes his defeat much more to heart than ha
Program of LefT'slatlon.
Washington-, D. C, January 20. Tho re
publican senatorial caucus committee on
order of business met and agreed to recom
mend that after the apportionment bill is
acted upon the eight hour bill ana copj right
bill be taken up.
Glasgow, January 29. Serious rioting on
the part of the railroad strikers has occurred.
A band of masked strikers, armed with sticks
and stones, attacked and severely maltreated
a number of men who were at work in and
about the locomotive shed at the Caledonian
railroad at Strathaven. The mob ran a loco
motive into a pit and derailed another engine
in such a manner that it will require consid
erable labor to again place the lomocotive
shed in working condition.
Madisox. Wis., January 29. In the house
the repeal of the Bennet compulsory educa
tional law was passed. r
ot realize at what aa enormous pront m
iId. We canld have afforded to have paid
is ishburn and Moen one miliiom for their
-Wihts." t V
" Against the Force BUI.
r Speisgtield III., January CO. A resolu
tion, instructing the Illinois senators to vot
against the federal elections bill has beea
passed in the house.
Men Perish by Explosion of
A Mine Heretofore Free From Cas
Is Completely Annihilated No
Cause Foun-l for the Explosion
More Than 120 Victims-No Fire
In the Pit.
Tocsgwood, Pa., January CO. The explo
sion of fire damp nt .Mammoth mine No. 1
proved to be mucn more disastrous than was
at first reported.
One hundred and seven bodies were taken
from the ill-fated mine up to 10 o'clock in
It 10 estimated that there aro at least seven
teen more in the pit- There was no firein the
pit after the explosion and the perfect work
ing of the fans in fc-rcing fresh air into the
mine permitted the work of rescuing to com
mence at once.
Fifty coffins have arrived from Pittsburg.
The victims will be buned by the company.
The cause of the explos.on has not yet been
Never in the history of American coal
mir ing has there been such an unexpected
accident, with 6uch a complete annihilation
of all within its reach. Ihe Mammoth mine
has alwajs been notablj frte from gas.
After the Elections Work.
Toi-eka, Kan-., 14th Day of tho Session.
After the vote in joint convention, given else
where, the joint convention dissolved and
the senate retired.
was then call fo1-, was introduced by Speaker
Elder, and spoke a short time to the crowd
present, cons sting of the members of tho
house and an immense throng of citizens,
including very many ladies; the hall and
galleries being packed.
Telegraph dispatches conveying congratu
lations were read, coming from the legislature
of Missouri and from a Missouri alliance.
c. n. o. p. a. d.
Immediately after tho motion to adjourn
tho house a member mounted Ins chair and
started the alinnce song. "Good Bje, Old
Party, Good Uje." which was joined in by
may voices. EvtrjLody seemed happy.
DISPOSITION OF 1ETIT10NS.
On motion of Holier, of Meade, all the old
soldiers' petitions which nad been received
were ordered spread upon the journal and
filed with the secretarj of state.
COSTIM-ANCFS IS DISTRICT COURTS.
The house in committee of tho whole re
commended tho pa-sige of Mr. Douglass'
bill, which provides that "All actions pend
ing in a district court nnd not finally dis
posed of at any term shill stand continued
until the next term of slid court, nnd no en
try of such continuance shall be necessary
either upon the nnpearance docket or tho
journal of the court, and no fees for such
continuance shall oe allowed."
SI-GAR MILL BONDS.
Tho act of 1830 authorizing counties and
townships to ls-ue bonds to sugar mill
schemes was, in the same manner, recom
mended for rcpcil. JuJga Webb, of Shaw
nee, sai 1 the law- is nu I and void an) how, as
the legislature could no more mako a public
corporation out of a priva concern than it
could change day into night,
1 HIV ATI: ARJIFD DETECTIVES.
Tho committee then recommended for
passage Urown's bill to prohibit the use of
private armed detectives b) railroad compa
nies and other corporations in times of
'Ihe bill imposes a fine of $10,000 for each
day such r. detective fore" is ciuplo)ed; and
imprisonment of tho officer or agent who
I1ELOIT industrial school.
The committee then passed favorably tho
deficiency appropna'ion for the Reloit school
Senator n. B. Kelley's concurrent resolu
tion urging our representatives in tho na
tional congress to do all in their power to
effect tho passage of the free coinage bill, was
adopted by the senate.
TO TAT THE I RINTER.
A resolution his been introduced by Sena
tor Bent Murdock providing for an appro
priation of S19.KJG to reimburse thenewspi
pers of the state for publishing house joint
resolutions Nos. 5 nnd 8 of 1S89, submitting
propositions to amend tho conwtitution of
tho stato. These wero tho resolutions which
proposed to incrciso the number of judges
of tho supremo court of the stato and to in
crease the length of time for holding the
state legislature from fifty to ninety da)s.
MUiKlAGE AND DIVORCE.
Senator Wilson has offered n bill authoriz
ing the governor to appoint three commis
sioners to ascertain the best means to effect
tho uniformity in the laws of the states of
this union as to marriage and divorce and to
draft resolutions to be submitted for the
approval of all the states.
STAY OF EXECtmOV.
Representative Lovett has introduced a bill
granting a stay of execution after foreclosure
of mortgage for not less than sixty da)s nor
more than three jeara, as tho court may de
cido. DErlRTMEST OF AGRICULTURE.
Senator Howard has introduced a bill aim
ing nt the merging of the agricultural and
horticultural societies and creating a "de
partment of agriculture." There are provi
sions for the creation of a commissioner and
a full working force.
American Labor Federation.
New Toes, January SO. The executive
council of the American Federation of Labor
mot to discuss the welfare -and progress of
tho organizat.on. There wero presont Sam
uel Gompers. Chris Evans, I'. J. McGuirc
and W. A. Carne). Secretary Evans pro
duccd the circulir which I'owderly issued re
cently requesting all labor organizations to
snd delegates to a conference to organize a
third part) in conjunction with the farmers'
alliance. It was decided to pay no attention
to this circular, for Ihe reason that it was un
wise for a labor organization to in jddlo with
politics. The miners' demand for eight
hours, which is to take placo May 1, was next
taken up. It wa resolved to lov) an assess
ment of 2 cents a week per capita for fi ve
weeks on the membership of all the unions
connected withjthe federation. This means
a total fund of $70,000. If it should be con
sidered necerary an appeal will be made to
other labor organizations not affiliated with
the federation. Secretary Evans, who is a
miner by trade, said that there were favora
ble prospects that the demand for eight hours
would be granted without nny strike, as the
employers and emplo)es wore holding con
ferences all the time, with good results.
Say They Are Authorized.
Gcthme, O. T., January 30. Two of the
chiefs of the Kickapoo tnbes are in this city.
They say that they are roady and authorized
to sell their lands to tha government. Oc-Quam-Xos-a-Sey
u the head chief, and in
conversation, said: "We want to go to
Washington and sell land; we know that tha
great father will buy it."
BnaoxoHAM, Ala., January 30. Fifty ne
gro families left here for Kingfljher, Okla
homa, and 200 mora will follow in a few days.
A negro Baaed Fester, from Leavenworth,
ICan., has beam here fee sow time inducing
we -negroes wmijiMi w uaianoma.
t .V.fc1tfil HvgrCotnay.
are tmoouDteaiy votmrwrnai obbmbs wpm
veattha bill from getting before that body
this1 season, bat the free coinage aarocataa
think that they will soon find means to force
toe house to take actios.
The Australian Bailor.
Sum, Obk., January 30. A bill to pro
vide this state with the Australian system of
ballot has passed the house.
GeUtntr Down to Work.
Tofeea, Fifteenth Day of tho Session.
The chairman of the house committee on
penal institutions said, while asking for a
clerk for his committee, that he thought
some rottenness would be developed when
they visited the penitentiary. A clerk was
SOR3LU. AT WICHITA.
A special committee, consisting of Repre
sentatives Hurt, Cleveland and Coulson, wa3
appointed to visit Wichita anu look into the
matter of locating, a second state normal
WAR OV SHARES ASD SCALPERS.
Cobun, of Birton, introluced ahouse reso
lution aimed to correct the false reports go
ing abroad that the Kansas legislature is lia
ble to antagonize eastern capital. It s.i)s
that "our warfare is not directed toward the
eastern loaners of money, but towards the
sharks and scalpers."
The first mortgage legislation attempted by
tho hou-e was m committee of the whole
upon a bill to change the laws relating to
chittle mortgigc's. After much discussion
the committee aro-e without taking action.
FROM THE MISERS.
A memorial from tho coal miners of tha
state is before the legislature, protesting
against competition of the state's peniten
tiary mine against free miners.
A SECOND CONrERESCE.
A second committee of conference his
been named upon the legislative appropria
tion bill. Ihe first conference was a failure
for the reason that the house would do noth
ing but demand of the senate that the action
of the house be concurred in.
IRKIO VTION- IV COMMITTEE.
Tho senate changed the name of ono of its
standing comtpittees from committeo on
agnculturj to committee on agriculture and
irrigation: and added Senators WiUon. Car
roll of Leavenworth, Smith and Tucker to
ALIEN" OWXERSUIP OF LAVD3.
The sennte in committee of tha whole ap
proved of Senator ltichter's bill to prevent
alien ownership of land in this state.
WICHITV. AND LEAVEN WORTH.
Senator Ed Carroll's bill to amend t he police
commissioner law for cities of the first class
so as to exempt Wichita and Leavenworth
from its provisions was approved by the sen
ate in committee of tho whole.
There is n proposition before the legisla
ture to form a new county to bo called Alli
ance, by taking it from the counties of L)oa
Senator Biichan his m a b'll to change tho
law regirdmg deposits of county funds so as
to prohibit tho deposit of over 500,000 in
any ono bank.
ASSESSMENT AND TVXATION-.
A concurrent resolution was introduced in
the hou-e which proposes to regulate taxa
tion and equalize assissinents b) establish
ing a eommis-ioi of ton members, of which
the auditor of state shill be president: a per
son who has studied taxation represents the
hou-e nnd nnother represents the senate.
There is to bo a member for every great
interest in the state, manufactunng. finan
cial, mercantile, nilroil. telephone, tele
graph, mining, smelting, and agnculture, to
be elected b) the farmers' alliance and indus
trial associations. The s'atc insurance com
missioner is nl-oa member. Members are
to bo pud expenses, no salar). No stato
officer draws any pi); $1,200 is the appro
priation for tho commission.
A bill, introluced by Senator Bentley, was
prepared bv Prof. D. S. Pence, of Sedgwick
county, who is the president of tho Stato
Teachers' association. It provides that the
state superintendent and four count) super
intendents to be named by the state supenn
tcnd.nt shall prepare a uniform course of
study for n'l schools in Kan-as. Another
bi'l, introduced bv Semtor Bentley, con
cerns the duties of county superintendents.
Ihe bill, it is said, will do away with some of
the impossibilities required of county super
intendents under tho present law, and it also
unities more clo-ely tho educational depart
ments of county and state. Both of the
above bills are important ones and their pas
sage is favored by tho btato Teachers' asso
Mr. Templeton. the member from Geary
county, lias introduced a bill to change the
namo of Geary county back to Da. is. They
have been kicking on Geary county ever
since tho name was changed.
Mr. Stephen8, of rranl.lin county, has in
troduced a bill which mikes it unlawful to
take more than 8 per cent, interest. An) one
who takes over 8 per cent, forfeits the inter
est and 25 per cent, of the principal.
General Miles Tells of the Hostiles.
Chicago, Januiry 31. When asked as to
tho final disposition to be made of the In
dians now at Fort Sheridan, General Miles
"That is a matter to be determined in tho
future. Now that Sitting Bull and other
chiefs arc killed and I have most of the
others here, the Indians are left, ) 011 might
say, without a leader and there is no danger
of further outbreaks on the reservations.
These men whom I brought to Chicago are a
crowd of outlaws. Ihree hundred of the
Indians arrested were sent to Fort Sully.
'Ihe others are all now under control of mil
itary authority and back on tho reservations
where the) belong, or on their way there. I
could not tell what movement might bo at
tempted in the spring and brought the ones
now at Fort Sheridan as a precaution. They
will bo well provided for anil allowed as
much liberty as is cons.stent with the circum
stances. What will finally bo done with
them it would be impossible for me to deter
mine at this time.
"Iho chiefs who went through to Wash
ington are not dangerous. 'I hey hive gone
merely to havo a conference and understand
ing with the nathontics and will return to
their tribes. 'Iho Indians who remained
lo)al were not disarmed, for the reason that
it would have been an injustice to have
treated them the sime as thj hostiles. With
the hostile tribes onl) a ver) few arms were
left, simply enough for their iiersonal pro
tection. I anticipate no further trouble, and
if there is ever another war with the Indians
it will bo on an entirely different matter'"
Cameron's Effigy Burned.
Pittsburg, Pa., Januar) 31. Senator Don
Cameron was burned in effigy at Wood Run.
James Shipman, cx-member of the com
mon council of Allegheny, and now a candi
date for the select council, was master of
ceremonic. Previous to the burning tho
Wood Run Republican club had a short pa
rade. A petitfon has been started, addressed
to tho legislature, asking that body to re
quest the senator's resignation.
AH this was on account of Senior Came
ron voting with the democrats against the
force bill the other day.
George A. Crawford Dead.
Grand Jc.nctiov, Col., January 31. The
Hon. George Addison Crawford, for years
ono of the most noted men in Kansas, is
He was the founder of this town. He
come here from Kansas and was president of
the town comapny which started the city of
Fort Scott in that state; holding the control
of the affairs of that company for twenty
years. He was elected governor of Kansas
when Kansas was admitted into the union
just thiry years ago; but the supreme court
declared it an illegal election, there being no
vacancy at the time.
of tfceAmerican National baS undoubtedly
ham much to do with, its suspension.
St. Paul, Mnrx., Januarn 3L The citi
zens ot Holt County are. greatly excited over
IDC LQIn"C"A 1UIUOU0 mv " -"- --
tnc fiDOS aaace xuc k w-
A BUI to End the Scenes at His
Den at Rockford.
To be Made a Misdemeanor to
Pretend Divine Attributes The
BUI Is Intended to Reach and
Stop the Concubinage Practiced
SrHiNGTiELn, III., February 2. Inter
views with members of both branches of tho
legislature indicate that the bill to be intro
duced by Reprcsentitivo David Hunter, for
the suppression of Schwcinfurth, tho "False
Chnst," who maintains a community on the
outskirts of Rockford, and in a place which
he calls "Heaven," will be passed without
The measure provides, nmocg other things,
that it shall be a misdemeanor and punisha
ble under tho common law, for any person
to pretend to possess Divine attributes, and
through such pretensions to obtain property
of any Kind.
Another clause will provide a heavy pen
alty for blaspheui), especially of such a kind
as that indulged in by some of the female
members of Schwemfurth's house, who some
time ago swore before the grand jury that
they never had relations with men, but had
conceived by the Hoi) Ghost.
The falso Christ, and his entire crow, will
be afforded an apportunit) of appearing be
fore the committee while the bill is up, and
will be allowed to state his case and his pre
tensions. KANSAS LEGISLATURE.
Close of the Third Week. With Much
Work Lalt Out.
Tofeki. Sixteenth Day of tho Session.
TI10 first busin ss was to pa-s upon another
J. B. Remington, republican member from
Miami count), had his seat contested by T.
B. Lehr, alliance.
The committee on elections male two re
ports; the majority, consisting of two repub
lican, two alliance and one democrat, re
ported in favor of Remington; while tho
minority, two alliance, favored seating tho
Sjicaker Elder left tho chair to speak, urg
ing tho adoption of the minority report; but
after a long debate the report of the majority
was adopted by the house.
IIEIIER, OF MEADE.
DThero are two reports in the contest against
Representative lleber. of Meade count); a
majority of the elections committee favoring
sfTIO-tLE.CYMlMEs.T G. A. R.
A bill has been introluced in tho house to
make an sppropnation to go towards de
frn)ing theeienses of entertaining tho na
tional encampment in Topeka, but the ap
propnation is on condition that tho city of
Topeka will also make an appropriation of
RUSH COfNTT OFFICERS.
The hou-o passed the bill to repeal tho law
of lSsii flunjj the fees of the county officers
of Rush county.
THE MINERS' rETTTIOV GRNTED.
By resolution the speaker was.dirccted to
appoint a committeo of fourevpencuced and
practical miners, one each from O-age,
Leavenworth, I licrot.ee and Crawford coun
ties, to investigate tho workings of tho Leav
enworth convict shaft, and report their find
ings to the Iegi-Iature. and tint the houso
withhold any action until sucn report 13 re
reived. work .ow ov HAND.
At the close of tho third week of the ses
sion there had been m'rouueed In bills in
the house and 215 in the senate.
IX MEHORT OF WILLI VJI WINDOII.
The following resolution was adopted by
W hereas, Tho nation's financial secretary,
tho Hon. William Windoin, resigned by
lenth; bo it
Resolved, By the members of the Kansas
legislature that his loss to his country is to
bo deplored lecause f his sterling worth as
a man, his noblo and honorablo servico in
oflices of public trust and for his great abil
ity as manager of the nation's treasury.
l'AY OF THE CODIFYING CONMITTEE.
The second committee on conferenco on
the legislative npproprirtion bili finally al
lowed tho revi-ion committee $ J,9jC, and the
bill was passed in tune for tho members to
draw pay buf or the ov er Sunday ad journment.
THE AXTI-ALIEX U1LL.
In the senate, Semtor Richter's bill to re
strict the rights oi aliens to acquire and hold
rea' estate was passed on third reading;
) cas Si, noesO.
SEXtTE BILL SO. 1.
The bill reported by the committee on re
vision, in relation to stato officers nnd tho
administration of state affairs, was partly
gone through, in committee of the whole
HA1KS AKD CORPORATIONS.
The bill introduced by Senator Rush re
quiring all corporations to make siv public
statements a )ear, though refernngin partic
ular to banks, is applicable to all corpora
tions. Ihe statements of assets and liabili
ties are to be published in the official county
papers and sworn to as in tho public state
ments required of tho natioml banks. Senator
Rushsa)s that tho rerortsnow required, to bo
given to the sccrctiry of stito are of no ben
efit whatever, as they are hied away and very
few persons ever see them. Rinks has often
failed almost imincdiitcly after having filed
a statement with the secretary of state.
The measure will tend especially to give
tho public confidfne-e in the smaller binks,
if every two months their esact standing
may be seen.
Trevtov, N. J., February 2. Over J00
delegate, representing 300 building nnd loan
associations in this tatc, met in state con
vention in tne as-eiiibl) chamber to form a
state loigue of associations, similar to those
no- cvi'ting in New iorL, Ohio, California,
and other state-.
A report was read showing that one-half
million shares in such as-ociations were held
in the state, with 71,000 shareholders. Iho
total of assets is i21.0U,000.
An Alliance Dally Paper.
Topeka, Februa.y 2. Several alhanco
members and other prominent leaders of the
people's party have been in conference on the
subject ot starting an alliance daily paper.
Ihe state alliance Is interested in the project,
and considerable stock has been subscribed
throughout the state. A definite plan of
action will be decided upon within a few
days, and the new paper will probably be is
sued before the present session of the legis
Tho Cherokee Strip.
Washisotox, D. C, February 2. The sec
retary of the interior has issued an order
directing that all persons ec gaged quarrying
stone on the Cherokee stnp be removed
therefrom as intruders. He has further di
rected that all persons not having proper
authonty be prevented from entenng the stnp
on any pretext whatever. This action was
taken in view of the published reports that
boomers were preparing to move into the
A Terrible Avalanche.
Lovnox, February 2. Dispatches from
Oneca teU of a horrible disaster TMBght by
laws 'In London.
Lowdox. February 2. The sudden death
of Mr. 'William Windom, secretary of the
United States treasury, caused a sensation in
London. The news of Mr. Windom s death
was conveyed to the United States legation
and to the United States consulate by
an Associated Press reporter. The flags ea
those buildings were immediately ordered to
Mrs. Sarah M. Black of
Mo., during the past two years
been affected with Neuralgia of
Head, Stomach and Womb, an
writes: My food did not seem
strengthen me at all and my atr
tite was verv variable. My fai
was yellow, my head dull, and I had
such pains in my left side. In the
morning when I got up I would
have a now ot mucus in the mouth,
and a bad, bitter taste. Sometime
my breath became short, and I hai
such queer, tumbling, palpitatin;
sensations around the heart. I ache
all day under the shoulder blades,
in the left side, and down the bai
of my limbs. It seemed to be woi
in the wet, cold weather of Winti
and Spring; and whenever tliespel
came on, my feet and hands woul
turn cold," and I could ret no sleep
at all. I tried everywhere, and got
no relief before using August Flower;
j. nen me cnange came. it. nas aom
me a wonderful deal of good durint
the time I have taken it and is work-
mg a complete cure.
G. G. GREEX, Sole Jlaa'fr.WoodburyjN.J
If you Jtcfve a
COLD cr COUGH,
acute or ie.-uim to
OF PURE? CO LIVER OIL
OF ZI3IJS AXD SODA
is sttxue: cTjrrsjn port xzr.
This prerintlon contain tho stlmula
ting proj-ertlcs of tli llttpophotphitr
find fine Aonergian Coil I.irrr Oil. Used
by phyic:-ins n 1 tho vrrM over. It Is at
jialattiMe m'fc. Threo tlracs as effica
cious a3 plain C.vl Liver Oil. A perfect
Emulsion, tx-tter thin nllotlicr made. For
all forms olftit!inj Ditase. llronchiti,
Scrofula, & Flesh Producer
there Is nothing like SCOTT'S EMULSION.
It Is sold by nil Druss'st-''. I.ctnoonoty
prof uso explanation or impudent entreaty
lnduco you to accept a substitute.
iStis CHILD BJBTHiASY
IF USED BEFORE CONFINEMENT.
Book to "Mornirj JlAiLrrrFnrx.
BKADI IKLIt It EC J I.ATIIU to, ATLXNTAJQA. :
fcOLD 11 V AU'CULTOalSTS.
Capitol Insurance Compa
Of Topeka, Kansas,
desiros tc employ a few more solicit
agents in its farm department. To Lj
right nion who can ehow good recolrjd,
liberal contracts will bo grantod. Xlj
FffiE, LIGHTNING &T0ENAUG
policios of j
Tlie CapitoL .
are 'tery nopnlar and easv to work.
Oar 1 j '
Special Lightning Policies!
Insuring live stock against LigbtnKng"
onl; aro something new tbat all fa
era want. Kates Iowor than thos
any other Ccipany in tho state,
commissions paid. Address
The Capitol Insurance Company
Tent their ailm-nis
It nates thea no?
keeps them in goI he
Hue silked titf uxta
Iracjnst. rrwera kl
ftf FfcoTrtLDS He
world, with frte ho
Mailed for !. S-.I1 Lji.Il
t-jir. win twoK ir,
) North Thini Str-t
n I !a f if a f re sample
ana utj i'jwaer. :
.. roiiiiro TVnonil. frorx
parti of tho k1o!. Vpectuai
3 A. L-iMtw. 227 1 Kb Awe. Per Y
S500,orac"esr'i.'5ST or Failing Mahho
enal or NapvOUS C?BiLITr. kne of t
or mind, the ctfecu oi nn or czceues , ob
young lht w- cannot 'ure. W guarantee
case or refund ererrd'Har. FiTe--iir al U
tent St 'full coure S5. Perceptible otskoa '
lied in three day., lij mail, securely paclrrj
bwrratioa. Cook Reuaor Co.. Omaha. Nt.
IN THREE MYS
If what our collector obtaln-d lor lift old coin, ami
other haTo done nearlrt welL T. Clenray oId7,ttj.
K. C biTUMld 7,2a. L. farme'e 2.2(7 da no lMtV
uotopjete iii ana prices ptia rcrcAca toincaasa c
cotnfl beforo 1ST, tare Uicm, a tht-y might be worth.
fortune. II I'd. Circulars on rare otrs freo at oflBe or
mrelfoTrwoitanir MTMISliTICriiK, WCourtK,
mA5TEO Ageata to fell the Pinlm Clothe L&
ww the only line ertr lnrcntetl tbat lwT4e tho rietheg
without plus; perfect uuxtm; patent reontfr
bitted; sold only by
Waxenta, te yeah tfe
exeinilre right 1 DIMS &en; on reaelpt of
fioctawe will Mud a sample line by naB;4
also circular, price-Hit aad term to agenUs eeenre
toot terrttorr at once. Addroaa Tnc Prvrna,
WsTsTsaBSasI ed on tks sfaasss. Kesxpi
wnalfSS. JtissUocsloriiirsssmni '
T v I ;KsbWsbLI
, mo mm for nrwsf
wnilHal BtCslIe&rn TelrsTp6r and J
cuod itaauons. n nie j. u. uuyn .
aA.WA BtlufArlMiir SaRriC
LABIC iriliirto 3el-SfcC,M1
treasury wll giv fWMifc