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For the Woman who Witnts to Know,
Foi* the Son and Daughter who Need to Know.
Foi* the Business /lan Too BusytoKnow,
What Was Done Last Week
In This World of Ours
Hlstory-maklng Event* In All Llnes of Actlvlty,
Brlef, Clas-ified, Complctc, to Date.
A Ready Refercnce Encyclopedia,
OUBOON DEADLOCK BROKEN.
Tho long senatorlal deiidlock In Oregon
was brokon Fobruary 21st, when Chrnlos
,W. Fulton, n prominent -Mawyor and
member of the Stato Sonato, was olcctcd
fcy forty-Blx votea on tho forty-thlrd
ballot a few mlnutcs boforo tho session
?xplrcd by limltatlon. Tho eloctlon of
(Fulton complotea tho thirty oloctlons
requlrod to flll tlio vacanclcs In tho Sen?
ato at tho oxplratlon of tho terms ot tho
Bonntors ln class ono.
rOR CONSTITUTTONAL i CONVEN
Tho Nobrnaka Senato has adopted a
resolution' favorlng tho popular oleotlon
Of Unltod States Sonators. Tho Kanstis
and UllnoU Senntoa and tlio Cnllfornla
Legislature havo a?kod CongrcsB to cnll
a conatltutlonal conventlon to adopt nn
amendment to thls offect. Willlam R.
Hoarst, tho nowspaper man, Is urglng
aimllar actlon ln all stato loglstaturos.
BOUNDARY ARBITRATORS DIS
It. waa roportod at Waahlngton during
the woflk that tho Stato Dopnrttnciit hnd
rocelved from Cunada notlco of a fori
mal protost to be mado agalnst tho ap
poirrtment of Senators Lodge nnd Turner
to be mombcra of tho Aloakan Boundary
Cotnrrdstiion on the ground thnt they
Jiavo committod thomMelvea ngalnst the
allghtoat conceasloa The Canndlan press
lu toud In Ita donunclatlorj of theso ap
polntments and also ngalnst that of Sec?
retary Root and Uio selectlon of John W.
Footor aa attornoy.
CKICAGO'S LABOR CANDIDATE.
It we* expootod oarly In tho week that
Clarenco ti. Darrow would bo the candi
flato ot tho indopotident lalxir party for
Muyor of Chlcago. Ho deollnod tho offer,
howover, upon advlco of leaders llke
Mitotoll, Gompors and Lloyd. In hls
placo Danlol L. Gruice, presldcnt of the
Jtefepondum Loaguo, was nomlnated,
. NEGRO RESTRICTION A VICTORY.
Ttho threo hundred Bouthorn mon at
tho bonquot of tho Now York Southern
Soclety choerod tho speech of A. C.
Braxton, who sald a groat vlctory had
boen achioved ln rcstrlctlng tho ncgTO
voto In Southern States.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Tho pooplo of Arlaona aro sald to
Btrongly favor a unlon of that Tarrltory
wlth sovon oountloa of Southern Call
fornla under tho name of "Caliaonla"
rathor than consolidation wlth New
Mexioo aa tho Stnfco of -Montezuma.
HOAR AND GAJLOR ON NEGRO.
Two notablo addresses on tho raco
quosUon woro mado at tho Unlon League
hanqmat Monday In Chlcago. United
Statea Senator Hoar crltlclieed Secre?
tary Root for hls rocent statement that
the rooonstruotlon era had been afaii
irre. He said that any negro who was a
gan_em_n would bo welcomo at hls tablo
?but that ho would not attempt to thrust
his jndgment in thls matter upon tho
man who had boen dlfforently educatod.
? Blshop Gallor, of TennoBsco, roplyln_
to Senator Hoar, asserted tho Bouth's
frlondahlp to the negro but that Uio
South doubted tho.nftgro's capacity for
wlf-gwornmont wlthout tho IrwplraUon
ind contact wlth tho suporlor rnce. The
Blshop declared hls bellef that only ne
jroe? with whlte blood had been con
tplclous for achlevomcnt.
FOR OUBAN NAVAL BASES.
Presldcnt Roosevelt, Tuesday, slgned
tho agreement for tho acqulsltlon by tho
United States of two naval bases ln
Cubn whlch waa slgned' recently by
Presldent PaJma. It wlll not requlro af
llrmatlon by tho Senato. Ounntannmo, a
flno harbor large enough to nccomodate
our wholo navy and commandlng the
Windward Passago, wlll bo fltterf up at
once. Bnhla ITonda wlll bo used as a
POST OFFICE OVER R. R. STATION.
The commlsslon of three Cablnot of
llcera appointed by Congress to ncqulro
n slto for a Post Offlce bulldlng ln New
York clty recomrnended In Its report to
tho Cablnot, Tuesday tho erectlon of
bulldlngs over, the underground rnllway
tracks of tho Pennsylvanlaand New
York Ccntral railroads. Thls would save
tlme and oxponso In transforrlng tho
mnlls. An approprlation of $2,000,000 for
tho p.urchase of llio Ponnaylvanln slto
wns urgod^ Tho report was trnnsmltted
to the Houso and Sonntor Platt offorod
an amondtnont to tho Sundry Clvll blll
for tho $2,000,000 needod.
Work of Congress*
FOR MONETARY CONFERENCE,
Senator Aldrich Tuesday proposed nn
limondmont to the Sundry Clvll Appro?
prlation blll for $100,000 to cover tho ex
ponses of an Intornational conference ns
recomrnended by tho Presldcnt to flx and
malntain tho relntlve parlty between tho
curroncy of gold nnd sllver basls coun
SUNDRY CIVIL ITEMS.
Tho Sundry Clvll Approprlntlon blll
as reported by tho Sonato Commltteo
Tuesday carrled $83,270,(150, an lncrense of
|3,42i),701 over tho House blll. Tho oddl
tlons Includo $3,600,000 for flro-proof bulld?
lng for tho National Musoum nnd $200,
Kfl for ex-Quoen Llllouknlonia in pay?
ment of her clnlms.
?PROTEST BARS SMOOT,
Bonator-eloct $teod Smoot, of Utah, pro
, lented hls creHenttnls ln the Seiinto nt
i Washington, nnd nt tho snme tlmo n pro
\ lest agalnat his sontlng wns presented
; by Senator Burrows, of Mlohlgan, on bo
half of certain cttizens of Utah. Tho
matter waa thon roferrod to tho Commit?
tee on Privlloges and Electlons.
PHrLIPPINE COINAGH ACT.
The blll for regulatlng Phillpplno cur?
rency, whlch went to the Presldent Wed?
nesday-, tho Senate havlng agreed to
House amendments, provldos for tho coln
Ige of a 110-grnln sllver peso nnd a
13 (MlO-graln gold peao, tho latter bo?
lng tho unlt of valuo. Sllver colnage Is
restrlctod to $75,000,000. It Ib expected that
thla law will bring Moxico and Chlna to
tho gold staivdard.
By vote of 167 to 98, the Houso Wodnos
day declded to rooado from Its dlsngree
ment wlth tho Senato on tho Unlon Stn
lion Wll. This aosured tlio erectlon of the
Itatlon In Waahlngton,
A uovftuy In congressional procedure
waa tha dooiaion of the minorlty mom
'jors of tho Sonato Phillpplno Committee
lo contlnuo tho hearlng of witnesses re
rardlng omelty ln tho Phlllppinos not
Ktrhs_uidlng tho refuea) of the majorlty
io autborize such continuance.
The Fowler Ourrenoy blll has beon the
tegular rubjeet of debnte ln the House
*slde from the approprlation bllls,
COMMBROE DEPT, ESTIMA.T_).
3eoiotary Cortolyou, of the new De
MniniBiit of Oommorco, aaked for over
ft, 000,000 for the flrat year'a exponses.
Jfiim V/m* GomuW out fm etUraato
to $200,000, tho prlnclpal dlffereneo belng
about tlio hlimber of persons neeossary
for tlio Bureuu of Corporations. "? ',
STATEHOOD BILL ABANDONED...
Senator Quny gavo formal'rtolloo Wod
nesday Ifi tho Bennto lhat he would no
lorigor lhalst on thu ngrceinent mnde laat
bowsIoh for eoHBldorntion of tho dm'nlbus
Statehood blll untll a vote should/,bo
reached. Thls siirrondor wns duo to- tho
refu.inl of his Itopubllcnn colleaguos to
aceopt tlie drlglnnl Free Stnte blll and tho
r.efiisnl of tho Democrats to nccopt tho
c'ompri.io two-Stntc measure. Tlius all ob
staclea to tlio progress of tho Scnalo's
necossary Icglslatlon dlsappenred, and It
was thought qulto cortain that no extra
sesHlon would bo necossary. The State?
hood rlders to tho poatoflleo nnd agrlcul?
tural 'bllls woro also wlthdrawn. The
outlook wns thon favoiiiblo for ratlllca
tlon or tho two Important trentlcs? Cuban
Roclproolty and Pannma Cunal.
Tho Democrats of thn Houso held a
caucus Thursday and adoptod a filllius
tering programme for the rust of tho
scfston becauso of tho majority's decision
to unwat Butler, ot Mlssourl.
SUBSIDY BILL KILLED.
On Scnntor Hannn's request to 'dlsposo
of hls shlp subsldy bill the House Com
nilttoc kllled lt Monday by a vote of ten
to sevcn. The opposltlon to thu blll is
greatly Incrcased by tho steamshlp mer?
ger. The blll was supported by soven
Rcpubllcans and opposed by four Repub
Ilcann and six Democrnts.
SENATE CONFIRMS DAY.
Tho Senate Monday confirmed tho nom
inutlons of Wlllliim R. Dny to be usso
clnto Justlce of tho . United States' Su
premc Court, of J. K. RIchards to succced
Judge Day on the clreult bench, nnd of
Asrlstant Attorney-General I-Ioyt to suc?
cced RIchards ns Solicltor-Genitral.
T1LLMAN ON IND1ANOLA CASE.
During a dlscusslon of the postofllce ap?
proprlation blll Ih the Sonato Senator Tlll?
man srild thnt the President's recent ac?
tlon in the Indlnnola postoflico case wns
contrary to tho fundnmental principles
of Anglo-Saxon Jurlsprudence. He sald
the peoplo of the South were constantly
remlnded that they were "In the Unlon,
but not of it, except to pay tnxes." ?
I'HILIPPINE BILL PASSED.
The Houso Tuesday passed the Senate
? irbstltulo for tho Phillpplne currency
blll by 136 to 100 votes. Two committee
amendments adopted struck out the pro?
vlsion for an lntornatlonn.1 monetnry con?
ference and provlded that debls con
tracted prlor to Dccember 31, 1903, should
bo pald In legal lender exlsting at tho
tlme of contruct.
CANAL TRBATY FILIBUSTER.
Tho Pana.ma Canal Treaty, when taken
uji ln socret session, Thursday was op?
posed by Senators Du Bols and Rawllns
ln absence of Senator Morgan on account
of lllnes3. It would be agalnst the tra
ditlonal courtosies for the majorlty to
forco a voto in Sonator Morgan's ab?
SENATE WANTS FOUR SHIPS.
Tho SonateCommltteo on Naval Affairs,
ln repoT/ing the naval bill, added for
a provlsion for four battlo^hlp.^ ? Instpd
of three oa proposed ln tho .HoflK'e' meas?
ure, and varlous other IncreasSa,..
Tho Mastmchusotts Supreme Court de?
clded Thursday that the courts of Flor
onco, Italy, were tho only ones havlng
Jurlsdictlon in connection wth UieAmerl
can contracts of Mascagnl, the Italian
convposer during hls recent tour of this
ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTE PLANS,
Tho Rockofoller Instltute for Medlcal
Research, founded two years ago by John
D. Rockefeller, haij-ecolved an addltlonal
Igift of $1,000,000 from . its founder and
wlll bulld a hospltal and lnnoratory ut
New York. Lator, other bulldlngs are to
be added. making the lnstltutlon Blmllar
to a universlty. Fellowshlps of from
$300 to $1,000 havo been awarded to over a
score of invostlgators ln Ameilca and
Europe. Dr. Simon Flcxner, the emlnc-nt
pathologist, hns been chosen chlef of the
staff of the Rockefeller Instltuto.
WILL MAKI03 HiER HEAVY.
Tho attentlon of Dr. C. O. Sahler, ot
the Sahler Sanltarium, nt Klngfeton, N.
Y., hns been nttracted to the qtioer case
of Stella Tundcluis, twolv.a years old, of
Port Jervis, N, Y? whose wlll power is so
strong that when she' places her flngers
on the shoulders oi a strong man ho can?
not poaslbly llft her from'the floor.
HODGKIN'S DISEASE CURED.
Physlclans of the Universlty of Colo
rado Hospltnl clnlm that they have suc
cceded lu curlng Hodgkln's disease by
tho uso of X-rays. A case, belleved Itrst
to bo hopelesa, wus treated dally in thla
way for two months and resulted in re?
covery. Tho dlseiuse ls usunlly consid?
TO PREVENT DRINK HABlTS.
A wrltor ln the "hospltal" says that
drlnk hablts are often formed by tho
wrong feodlng of chlldren and that chll?
dren Inhorltlng, tho nervous lnsuiblllty |
whlch thoy lnter satlsfy wlth drlnk should
be from early days rcstricted to a strlct
rrglmc. He ndvlsos thnt ton, coffeo and
nieats should bo ollminnted from their
diot, nnd that nbove nll they' be prevent
ed from satlsfylng temporary crnvlngs by
eatlng between menls.
MAN'S PLACR IN UNIVERSE.
Alfred Russol Wallace, tho distliigulshed
BrltlHh sclentlst, who was Jolnt dWcover
er wlth Darwln of tho theory of natural
solection, makos an Important dellver
once ln last Thursduy's "Indepondont"
regardlng tho relation of man to iho unl
vurso. Wo takes the ground, ln (ull.viow
of tho latost nnd fullest astrnnomlcal
data of Bclonco, thnt an Increaslng body
of facts and observatlons do'tond to show
that our posltion In the mutoriul unl
vorso, "ls spocliil .ind probably unlquo'
und "that tho supreme end und purposo
of this vast unlverso wns the productlon
and devolopment of tho llvlng soul and
tho porlshable body of man. Ho thinks.
this end Is sufliolent to tlie mouns em
MINERS KILLED BY POSSE.
A florce battle at Stnnnlford Clty, Wesfc
Va., Wednesday betwoon n sheriff's posse
nnd rlotlng mlnora resulted in tho death
of flvo mlnors and tho serious woundlng
of soveral. The troublo was the outcome
of an attempt to arrest thlrty-four mln?
ors for violatlng the blankot injunctlon
lssued by Federal Judgo Keller last Au?
gust. Soventy-three arreats wore flnal
ly mado. i
UNIONS THREATEN pHIOAGO.
The leaders of twont* coal toamsters'
unlons of Chlcago, heatfed by the local
and genornl Fodoration ofllclaU, called on
Mayor Harrlson, Wednesday and do
manded that the city uso uone by, unlon
mined coal, The Mayor agreod to let thelr
committee supervlso tho blda' that thoy
mlght deslgnata | thoao mado by unlon
f iiw* ' '/ ' " - - j <
'.?.', ' i 1
The Whole Fietd at a Qlatice.
Tho traditlons nnd courteslcs of Mthe most ttu*jrui?t
dclllicrativc body ln tho world," ln the hands of a ehrewd
manlpulator, so far have glven way at tho eleventh-hour
to tho humblo appeals of that manipulator1. oolleagues of,
the party in powor as to portnit at least botho. of the
* tlrgcnt lcglslatlon to bo enaotcd bofore tho pr4}__nt Cori
^groasiCttda by atatutory limltation at n6on of rioxt
Yes, the Quay statehood hold-up ended. But its at
fect and that of tho, Panama Canal fllibuator are far
reachhig. Ccrtalnly 'the Improssion has grown on the
publlc inind with crystalllising force that tho Bcnator wouid
bo moro responsivo to tho will of the majorlty of tho poo?
plo if tho scnutors were elected by dlrect voto of tho peo?
ple. Press critlcisms indicates thls and the action of,
sovcrnl Stato Legislatures in oalllng for a Constitutional
Conventlon to change tho mothpd pf olocting eenators is
tutiinblu ovidenco of tho trendl
At Uio othor ond of tho Capitol, tho Republlcan'ma
iority on Friday put into efTect a/.brand now gug rulo m
tendod to shut off debato on monoy..bllls tuid continiie
tho lemslativo day of Fobruary 20th li 11 March 4th. l-liis
was' InteiMed to end tlio Dcmocratic filibustor started
Thursday in rctnliation for the unseating of Btttlor, Dem.,
of .MlHSottri. Following Senator Qttay's abandonmont of
the stntcliood blll, Tuesday, the Sonnte again took up tlio
Panama Cnnnl Treaty, but its considcrtition was delnyecl
bv the sieknoss of Senator Morgnrt and tho opposition of
Rawllhs and Du Bois. Besidcs forwarding tlio appropna
tion bllls tlie Sonate took flnal action on the Plnllppmo
Currency bill, whieh hns now becomo a law. The seat
inK of Smoot, of Utah, was held up-by fllmg of pro
tcsts Friday, by a vote of 23 to 38, tho Sonate refused
to consider the IIoar-Littlcfleld Trust bill, Eopublicans vot?
lng'"no," Judge Day was conflrmod as justico of. the
Sttpranc Court. Oregon deadlonk broken by clection of
Cliarles W. Fulton, ns United Statos Senator. ,
/ 'i'urkey's acceptanco of tho Austro-IUtssinn reform
schcine of Mdccdonia lieads the foreign news budget. Somo
?ay lt will dnfer th* e*p*<rt?_ Balkan nprlttog. ln Ger- ".
many tho diaousston of tho Bmp_ror'_ rallglotiB professlon *
has been uppermost. Ituaaia la toveriah wlth raflitory pre* ?
paratlons. Tho Briltkh army enlargamont plan was aa- -
saflod ln Parllnmont,' btrti' a motion to conetiro tho War '
Seorotary foilod. Irigh land dlsmission oondllatory. .
Qiambnrlain's Bouth African trlp ondod, Ronowod oo- -
tivlty of Ijodronos near Manilo. Caban troopa rovolted :
Vonosttiolan rerolutlonists dofcated by Castro twice. .
Presldent Slorra. of Honduras, dofcated in battle by Pros- -
ideiit-eleot Donllla. Lator in posscBirion of capltal. \
'Tha big comniorclal nows of tho weok is tho roported -
absorntion of tho "Frlsco" Railrond system by the Rook -
laland and commtinity of interests wlth Sonta Fo and ;
Wabash. Tho Southern cstabllshos new line to Ouba .
via Miami, Fla. Six triirik llnos ddopt, interoliangoable ?
mlleago book. A $50,000,000 test boof merger announced ;
at'Chicngo. Unions compcl Chlcago to'use union coal. .
Eipcution of strike injunotidn in' Wost Vlrginia results ?
in fatal ilghting.
Supreme Court decidod that any form of intoratoite
dcnling in lottery tickots camo tindor the Intereta-to Com- ?
morce law nml as such could bo controllcd by Fedoral ati- ;
tliority. Samo court declded it wns unlawful to limit .
hcight of bulldlng at Boston. fllinols trust law valld ?
in coal conspirnoy case. Amoricnn Window Glass Com- ;
pnny bows to Ohio nuthority. Dowoy's prize monoy al- .
lowcil. Sanison's not,., Alfred-Russol Wttllacq doolaved ?
tho universo wns crentcd for-lnnn. Dr.. Simon Flonnor ;
choson li? head Rockefeller Institutc. . Dr. Sajoush duotloss -
gland theory announced at Pliilndolphin for. warding olT :
many dlseases. _\Iills astronomicnl party sitilcd for .
Chili yesterday. '-',?/
Society of Educationnl Resonroh formed and J. M. [
Rice choson to tcst school iiiethods by actual re3iilts. .
Stctson .Universlty deposod its founder.
Negro quostioh continued uppermost socinl problom. ]
Booker Washington proposed confcrenccs of lending whitea .
and lilacks. Presldcnt hnlped tCcclcbratc Wesley'B two -
hundredth birthday at New York. '
'. ? Commorciai.
STATE AS NEWS PURVEYOR.
The novel project of creating a publlc
news station conducted by State pald
officlals, for use of tho eenfral publlo^ls
contalned In a blll recently Introduced
ln the Callfornla Leglslaturo by Senator
Shortrldge. formerly edltor of the San
joe "Mercury." A reporter at $3,000 a
year and two asslstanta at $1,500 a. year
are expected to operate a central wlreleu
station on top of the State Capitol and
4?-nd out -tho- news to all who. ask,,
icharglng only the cost of transmlssion.
T.I'MT BBEF MBRQER PLANNBD.
It was the talk In Chloago, Monday.
that plans wero practlcally completed for
the merglng of tho firms conrprlslng the
Beef Trust, and tholr incorporation lnto
a securltles company about April lat.
Whlle the comblnatlon ostensibly is to be
formed to meet a J30.000.000 obllgation
lncurrej In tho purchase of several
smaller independent concerns, it is ex?
pected that it wlll bo oxtended to control
?the meat-trado of<-tho world. Frlction
with'the Federal courts Ib to bo. nwoided
%&:aOsof,df'^Judgo Grossoup's ? declsion
agalnst the packing house comblnatlon.
Tho headquartors of tho comblnatlon wlll
be at Chlcago, and it Is thought its capl?
tal wlll be about $50,000,000.
MBXICO BAB8 STEEL TRUST.
The Mexlcan GoMrerrimerit has declded to
mako^another advanco ln dutles on 1m
pori^d steel ln order to shut out the
steel trust and protoct the blg steel plant
Just apened nt Montorey. An offor for
tho plant recently mado by tho steel truat
EARGEST LINER MAKES POBT.
The Whlte Star llner Codric, tho largest
steamship ever coivstruoted, nrr'ved ln
Now York Fobruary 20th, after her
maidon trlp through galos and high seas.
She wns proriouneed steady as a rock,
and nono of tho passengers waa seasick.
Tho Cedrlc's tonnnge is 21,000, and her
flisplacenicnt 31,000 tons.
STRLTCK OIL IN IRHLAND.
Tho dlscovcry of oil near Dublln. whlch
experts pronounce of good quallty, has
aroused grent Interest. A coploua flow
has continued sinco tho flnd wa?vmade,
anil lt Is thought that the bogland
throughout Iroland may bo slmllarly'pro
AN EGG-LAYING CONTEST.
Twenty-ono' of tho best' hens in thia
country sallcd from- San Franclsco last
week to engago in an cgg-laying contest
with Austrailan. hens, whieh wlll con?
tlnue for ono yoar. Thelr expenses were
pald by the Austrailan Govornment, whlch
will buy tho six bost at~"$25 aploco. The
others wlll be sold thoro nt publlo auc?
tlon.' Tho contest wns arranged by the
edltor of "Commerclal Poultry," of Chl?
cago, and tho Secretary of Now South
Wales Poultry Associatlon.
W1RELESS COMPANY FORMED.
Artlclcs of Incorporation were flled at
Cnmden, N. J., Tuosday by the Intor
nntlonal Wlroless Telegrnph Company,
whieh has a capitnl of $7,500,000. It pro
po.?es to acquire nll patents grnnted ln
thlf country for wlroless improvemonts,
A Clnclnnntl offlcinl of the Mothodist
Book concern conflrmed the ropbrt that
thi- piibllcntlon branches of Clnclnnatl
nnd Now York aro to oo consolldated
In somo small wostorn tow.n. No action
can he takon untll nftor the noxt con?
ferenco In 1904.
$5,000,000 FOR VOT.CANO.
lt Is roported that nn American syn
dlcnto has bought tho Popocatapotl vol?
cano ln Mexlco for $5,000,000 and wlll op
orato its lorgo sulphur doposlts on an ox
tonslve scnle. Tho Standard OH Com?
pany Is said to bo Interested,
STOCK EXCHANOE BUBPEN0ION.
The Govomors of tho Now York- Stock
Exchange Tuosdny suspohded Camille
Weldenfeld for ono yoar bacause of hla
connoctlon with the Petor Powor suit
'ugnlnst tho Northorn Paclflc Rallroad
Company,. Woldonfeld immediately en
tered a damage suit for $600,000 agalnst
Seerotary McClure for tho Exchange who
mude the complalnt.
STEEL WORKS FOR TENNESSEE.
Plttsburg cnpitnllsta havo purchased
72,000 aores of tho rich Iron land ln Ten?
nessee and wlll make an Inltlal Invost
ment of 4^5,000,000 to develop tho proporty,
A complete Iron plant wlll bn erocled.
AMEN SHOUTER ENJOINEJD.
Tho members of the Unltod Brethren
of Motint Glleod, of Columhus, Ohlo, havo
boon forcod to resort to tho courts to
Buppross Isaac Tenant, a woalthy cltlzen
of that olty, for cnlling out "Amen" too
loudly ot tho revlvnl moetjngs and nn
noylng hls fellow-worshippore. The court
enjolned hlm to worehlp ln siloneo liero
after, but ho haa employed lawyera, w)n
wlll talte the oaso to tho Supreme Court.
CHUROHMUN'S KHFORM DAILY.
Tho Phlladolphla Subhath Assoolation
announoed that more than 1200,000 had
been s.kdg.d loyyard the Mtubjltfimon.
of a new Sundayless dally nowspaper in
Phlladeipliiu, and that tho paper would
bo lssued wlthln a few wooks.
WESLEY'S 200TH BIRTHDAY.
The 200th annlversary rjf the blrthday
of John .Wcsley, founder. of tho Soclety
of Methodlsts, was celebrated at Now
York Thursday by a meetlng under t'ro
auspicos of tho Motropolltan Thank-Of
forlng Commlsslon. Presldent Roosovc-It
was among the speakers. AVcsloy was
born on June 2S, 1703, but Thursday was
choson for the colebratlon becau.su lt wus
moro convenlent and a day on whlch
the Presldent could attend.
DO METHODISTS TAKii LEAD?'
Blshop C. C. McCabo, of ^maha, Neb.,
haa denled that he said the Mothodlst
Eplscopal Ohurc'n was decaying. He ,do
clares that thak church Icads all the
churches ln the. United States, and says
that lf counted by families, the Roman
Cathollc method, the ' total membershlp
ls 12,000,000 or 4,000,000 more than the Ro?
man Cathollca. The increaso slnco 1834.
he says. ls nearly 1,200,000.
The Rev. Dr. Rufiuy.-J. .lohnsjon, pastor
of the New Y'ork Church, in wh|ch John
D. Rockefeller, Jr., toaches a Bible class,
rubuked from hls pulpit last Sunday-the
rlch men who do nothlng for the poor,
but pray for them. Ho snid ho did not
underestlmate the value of prayor, but
thought it "tho duty of the wenlthy to
co-oporate with God nnd glvo some prae?
tlcal asslstanco toward koeping the poor
DELITZCH'S REPLY' TO KAISER.
Followlng the formal publlcatlon of
Emporor Wllllam's professlon of falth
last week nnd repudiatlori of Professor
Delltzsch's theories of advancod hlbllcnl
crltlclsm, based on his explorattons in
Assyria the professor has replled thnt hls
vlews on orbbodox Chrlstlanlty nre llke
tlio Emperor's. He says that glvlng up
old-fashk>nb_ Ueas about tho Old Tos
tamont and personal revolation no longer
provos that a man is an athelst.
Commentlng on tho Kalsor's professlon,
tho Rov. Lyman Abbott, editor of the
"Outlook," sald this week that It was the
duty of clergymen to preparo thelr con
g-regatlons to meet tho rellglous revolu?
tlon now ln progress by showing them
"that the rellglous life is not identlfled
wlth or dependont upon the old unsclen
tiflc vlew of the scrlpturo ns an Infnlllblo
rule of falth and practlce."
NEW SERVIOE TO CUBA. >
Tha Southern Rallway Is reported to
havo purchasod the Flngler llno between
Jacksonvllle and Mlnmn, for whlch sov?
eral roads had been contondlng, as lt was
conalderod the key to the Cuban passen?
ger system. A through "limitod" mall
and passenger servlce from New York
to Mlaml and then four hours by boat to
Havana will bo tho programmo.
PENNBYLVANIA'S TUNNEL BEGUN.
A start was mado on tho Pennsylvanla
tunnol under tho North Rlvor Wodnesday,
when a gang of worknion started to tonr
down some old tencmeiits and warohouses
on tho New York sido. Tho shnft, whlch
was begun Thursday. wlll go to the lovel
of tho tunnol and then the work wlll bo
pushod west. undor tho rlve,r and enst
under the clty to connoct wlth the four
other sectlons which havo alroady boen
MILEAGH BOOK AOItEBMENT.
A committee of the Trunk Line Asso
olatlon representlng six throe-conts a
mlle roads, tho Pennsylvanla, Lehlgh, D.
L, nnd W? Erlo, B. and O. und C. nnd
0? agreed Wednosdny on tho plun of 1s
Bulng lnterohangeubl" mlleago books. Tho
books are to be lssued ln a ono-cont ro
bute'plan to protect them from sciilpois
Pr-osidont Hlll of tbe groat Northern
slgnlfted hls approvnl of tho triangular
cross-tie, for tlio sako of ocono.ny? in
lumber, by ordoring a mllllon of thls
kind of tles for hls road during the
prosent yenr. , ;?
Tho Exocutlve Comnihteo of tlio Wes?
tern PasBonger Aasooiatlon has called a
goneral meetlng of irafflo managei- at
Chlcago to tnke aotlop regardlng tho
new antl-rebnte law- H la J!\pocifd. lt
mako thls a protext for hlgh freight
rates and outting off of speclal privi
leges, for passenger trafllc.
Tho Pennsylvanla, i-jk0 Shoie, Baltl?
more and Ohlo, Nlckol Plute, Erlo, V.in
dalla nnd Wheeling and Lnko Krle ral -
roads have agreed lhat on and after Aprll
1 skoloton tlckets will he rocelved only
on the reeponslblllty of the Issuo llnos,
This aotlon Ia expected to evontually
nbollah tho skelotnn forms,
A $3,000,000 morgur has boen effeoted at
Chlcago botwoon tho Unlon Tormliuil
Rallway Co., tho Pomblnatlon Brldge Co.,
and tho Omaha Northern Rallway Com?
pany. Tho morger Ih expected to result
ln tlie oomplotlon ot tho Onjaha North?
ern 'road betwoen Ormihal and iay.</u?
Cjt^tt* y.eft* ?' ' ".)
BEQUESTS FOR THE FUTURE.
The numerous bcquests to educatlonal
lnstltutions mado by Professor Sylyes
ter Waterhousd, of Washlngton Unlver?
sity, on conditlon that they be held in
violablo for one year after hls . death.
are now mado publlc at St. Louls. , Thoy
include glfts to Washlngton Unlversity
and Harvard, whlcli nro to he loft un
touched untll tho year 2000, or ln the
case of tho former untll the Interest on
the $25,000 haa mado tho sum $1.0O0,00J.
Other sums to different lnstltutions are
not to bo used untll 1026 nnd 1950.
PENNSYLVANIA CONFERS DEGREES.
At the Washlngton birthday celebratlon
of the Unlversity of PennBj'ivania hon
orary degrees were conferred on Presi?
dent Humphreys. of Stovens; President
Wll'son, of Prlnceton; President Petorson,
of McGlll; John S. Sargeant, the portralt
artlst, and Brigadler-Goneral Wood,
United States army. Dr. S. Weir Mltoh
ell gave an oration on "Goorgo Wash?
lngton ln Hls Letters." .
CIUMlNOLOGY VS. EDUCATION.
Tho attempt of'Dr. Arthur McDonald
io get Congress to establish a spoclal
bureau of crlmlnology has drawn atten
tlon to the reasons advanced by United
States Commlssloner of Education Har?
ris'for romoving McDonald from that bu?
reau. Dr. Harris explalns that tho Mc?
Donald Idea of having lnherltod physi?
cal defects of childron polnted out ln tho
publlc schools ns a basls of dlfforontlat
ing thelr educatlonal treatmont wouid be
an outrage upon good morals and com?
mon deconcy. He bollevos that the school
nuthorities have no right to subjoct the
pupils to such experlmonts ln the hope
of preventlng pauperism and crlme.
NEW PLAN TO TEST SOHOOLS.
Thd Soclety of Educatlonal Researoh ls
the title of a new organlzation Just
loimed at New York by a number of
icuding school men from several States.
Its purpose ls llmlted to the Btudy of
reiiitlvo values of different educatlonal
processes as shojvn by actual results ob
tnined. To tliis end a buroau of oduca
tlonal resoarch with Dr. J. M. Itioe as Its
pormanont director, was created. It will
havo chargo of tho proposed Investiga
tions and publlsh tho concluslons arrlved
Speaking concretely. Dr. Rlco will try
io dlscovor what'a pupll's avorago knowl?
edgo and abllity in each branch should
he at different perlods of sohool llfe ac
cordlng to tho time dovoted, to flnd out
why somo schools succoed whlle othors
fnil. Tho mombershlp dues aro $3 a year,
Dr. Rlce us oditor of "The Forum," has
boen for ten years Bpeclall.lng on thls
line. The "School Journny" thlnks thls
project "the mosf imporlant depiirturo
ever undortaken In tho dlreetlon of sclen
tific podagogy." C
"TAINTED GIFTS TO COLLEGES."
Commentlng on. tha .recent dtscusslon of
educatlonal boqu'cstK from fortunes nc
cumulatod hy doiibtful motliods, Presl?
dont Pritchett, of tlio Massachusotts Ih
stltuto of Toohnology asks if Columbia
Unlversity wouid havo uccopiod from
"Boss" Tweed tho glft of $1,000,000 to
found u school of political scionce named
aftor Tweed. Dr. Prltchott argues that
tho llno between the acceptablo und tht
unacceptable glfts is doterminod by thelr
conditlon rathor thnn hy thelr orlgln,
CONSUMPTIVE TBACHER DISMISSED.
Superlntoiidont Cooloy, of tho Chlcago
schools, was recently nuthoriisod by tho
Bourd of Education lo dismlss a con
sumptlve teachor,. agalnst whom com
plalnts wore made bocauso sho endnn
gered Ihe health of hor pupils, und was
given powor to Inslst on tho physical ex
umlnation of future npplleants when
MECHANJ.CAL LANGUAGIO MBTHOD.
Tho Unltod States Naval Aoadoiny has
Introduced the uso of tho phonograph ln
the teachlng of lnnguages.'
JOHN STU7TSON DHI'OSED.
Tho Board of Tr,usiees.of Stotson Unl?
versity has doposod John B. Stotson, of
Pliiludolplilii, fpunder of tho Institutlon,
front hls posltlon n? prosldont of thu
I'toard and hiiB appolnted tho rov. \V. N,
Chaundion ns hls Huocessor, Dr, IV. J.
Forbes has been re-tippolntod president
of tho colloge. Ooth ho nnd Mrs. Ma
thns, a member of tho faoulty, have
brought suit for damnges agalnst Mr.
Stotson for llbel. Tho vlndlentlon of
Forbes ls cxpeotod to fnvor hls ca-so
NEW RILLIARDS RECORD.
At a Parls bllllard touniament last
week, Sutton, ar. Amerlcan, defoated Vlg
naux, French, and made u now reoord
with n run of 800. He won tho game
In sixtoen lnnlnga, with 600 to 41\.
NEW BASB-BALL RULES.
A hnrmonious Joint meoting of tho
Amerlcan and National Base-Boll
Leagues and the National Associatlon of
Mlnor Lengues wae hold at Cliioago Mon?
day for tho purpose of arronglng ruloa
nnd suhedules. A unlform foul strlke
rulo was adopted, n new seotton added
to the rule regardlng the make-up of
tlie dlamond, and an amendmont added
VQ th? pulk-ball rul*
JTFBTUWR CR-V0 AT* JPAtR,
In the pe*ean_l hrtervlow wlth Prertdent
D. H, _r_n_l_, of ttie Bt Louls Exposl?
tion Wodnoaday Klng Edward, of Eng
land, promtsed toflond Queen Vlotorla's
priooUura collection of jubtloo prosonta for
oxhlbltlon a* the Fnlr na hls peraonnJ con
tiib-tldn. He also promlsod to nao hia
tnfluonco toward provlding a full Brltish
FINNIBH GOVERNORfl DISMT88BD.
Four natlve Governors of FInnlah pro
vlncoa hava been dlsmlasod as a result of
tholr protests agalnst tho oonsarlptlon
law. Governor Bobrikoff sent a olroular
to tho provlncrlal GovornorH oomplnlnlng
that revcjutionary ngltatora caueod tho
falluro of the conscrlptlon last r'onr, but
thoy repllod that tho lnw vlolatod th6
fundamontnl lawa of, Flnnland and was
not oljioyablo by the FinnB.
RUSa.LAN POLIOE SOANDAL.
Aftor throo wooks' trial on chorges of
forgory, brlbory, eto., Colonol Shafroff,
ohlof of tho Krouatadt, Rnssla, police,
has boen found guflty and sontoncod to
doprivatlon of rank and two yenrs' sor
vice ln a milltary punlahment company,
ACTTVITY OF LADRONT2S.
Led by Gonornl San Mlnial, t|io ln
drones of Rlzal Provlnce hnvo mnde ro
peatod attacka. on tho constabulary noar
Manlla, capturlng a nirmbor of ecouta
and constablos. They appear to bo woll
armed and brganlznd from' Manlla eoet
ward to the mountalns of Rlzal.
Tho Mioros of Baynn linvo mndo peace
ln Mlndanno and havo givon the offlce
of Datto to Captnln Porshlnir.
CHINA CHECKING EDUCATION.
That Chlna stlll fonrs tho spread of
Weatem oduoatlon Is shown by tho raeent
appolntment of tho Prosldont of the
Board of Punlshmonts, a conservatlve
Manchu favorlng a reduotion in eduoo*
tlonal expendlturoa, to asslRt In the man
agoment of tho Imporlal Universlty,
8ULTAN ORDERS REuTORMB.
Jual .as thoro wero. reports of great
milltary .actlvlt'y ln Bussla and of the
formatlon of a Mnccdonlan army, forty
"mU?*t from Bofla, camo the roport from
Conatantinoplo, Monday, lhat tho Sultan
had aocepted the schomo of Austrla and
Rnssla for reforms 'ln Maccdonln. Thla
ronulres tho appolntmont of an Indepond
ent ppllce Inspoctor for three years nnd
Eurooean instructora of tho police wlth
Ohrlstlana admlttod lnto the ranks, pro
portlonate to population of distrlct po
Ilcod and wlthout knowledgo of TurklBh
langunge. Amncsty ls ulsn grnncod to
polltical offenders. Local exponscs nre
to bo flrst taken out of tnixcs collectod.
, Whlle the people of Mnccdonla havo Ut?
tle falth ln tlio sl'ncerlty of thls reform
nnheme tho effoct of tho Sultan's ac-.
qulesenco Is reported to be the postpone
ment of tho Insurrection untll August.
CHAMBERLAIN'S TRIP ENDHD,
Tho rnmnrkablo journey of Colonlal
Secretary Chamberlnln through tho South
Afrlcun'piovinces cnded with hls return,
to Capa Town prepnratory to salllng tfor
homo. Oplnlons dlffor ns to tho net re?
sult of hia vlslt. That lt succceded ln
smoothlng tho way for a scher&o of tax
atlon In the conquered ropubllcs, thnt
glves hope of new commorclnl life, Is ad
mltted by nll. On tho other hand, it
haa only served to accentuato oxlstlng
raclnl anlmosltles.' Mr. Chamberlnln
found thls antl-Britlsh foeling more blt
tor ln the Brltlsh self-gove-.mlng colonles
whore the Afrlkander Bond Is nll-powor
ful than in tho Transvanl ittelf. Hls ap
peals to ttie mlnistors of tho Dutoh
Church fell on unrosponsive enrs al?
though ho promlsed absolutoly not to sus
pond the worklng of tho coiistltutlon.
RBDMOND HAS HOPES.
In tho Houso of Commons, Wedneaday
Irlsh Leader Redmond mado a moat con
olllatory speech. He said the proposed
amendmont to the address ln roply to
tha throne was moroly a "frlendly wnrn
lng" and that ho and hls'friends bolleved
the Government waa framlng a great
mouauro of jus-tlce for Ireland. He con
tended that the State must supply tho
dlfforonce between what tho tonant could
pay and what tho landlord could tako,
John Morley sald he was greatly ploaeed
with the presont tone and temper ln Iro
land. Chlof Secretary Wyndham ox
proB80d the hope of a now social founda
tlon, but would not commlt himsolf to
tho Dunraven Land Conteronco roport.
All tho London papers romarkod tho flrst
Irlsh debato in years wlthout harsh
worda. ' ,
CUBAN TROOPS REVOLT.
A company of Cuban ortlllory stationed
at CabanuH Fortress, rovoltod on belng
refUBCd pormlsHlon to attend the oarnlval
at Havana and twonty-two of tholr num?
ber wero nrrested and hold for oourt
marl.ial. Nowepuper aocounta sald sev?
eral woro woundod by ofllcora.
COMMONS SUBTAIN ARMY PLAN.
A vlgorous nttack was mado by !Mr.
Beckett, Wlnston Churchlll and other
Conscrvatlves ln the Plouao of CommoriB
nn the army roorganlzation and onlargo
mont recently proposed by tho Secretary
for Wnr, Mr. Brpdrlck. Churchlll aald
tho whole Bcliemo'was a' huinbug and a
slinm and asked whoro threo army corps
could bo used, Roforrlng to Canada, ho
suld thoy wero no moro proparod to ln
vado tho United Statos than the lutter
was to liivado Canada, addlng "and long
muy that salutnry nogloet contlnuo." Tho
motlon of censuro for tho war scorotory
waa dofeatod, however, by tho voto of
261 to 146,
CZAR AS ARBITRATOR.
Tho wook's dovolopmont ln the Veno
zualun settlemont was tho suggestlon of
Mlnlstor Bowen that the Csnr of Russla
bo requested \o .namo tho threo arbltra
tors of the Hu'guo Trlhunal to dotormino
tho questlon of proforentlal treatniont,
Slnco our last report closod Presldent
Cnstro's forces luive hnd two vlctorlos
ovor tho rovolutlonary ugjnles. Gennany
flnnlly docldod to restoro the Veliozuolnn
gunboiit. Hor demand for nn Inimudluto
cusli pnymoiit was rofused by Mlnlstor
HUMRERTS W1N I-TRST CASE. .
M. Cnttaill, tho Pnrls monoy lond'er,
who eued tho Ilumhort famlly for llbol,
lias lost his case und has beon charged
wlth ull tho expensos of the actlon, This
lins no connooilon wllh the maln caso
ngnlnst tho Humberts for awlndlinc, but
it is thought will bo ln tholr favor.
AMBASSADOR HlCfRBERT HONORED.
It was announced In I.ond'on, Frlday,
that tho ICIiiif had conferrod the Grand
Cross of St. Mlchenl ond Bt, Oeorgo 011
Am.l>nasador at Washington. The Tiniea
says thla honor is givon boeause of Her
bort'a sueooas In oonvlnclng Amorlca of
Brltlsh frteaidllnoss ln the Venozueia
oCegal and Criminal,
TO PROVE OIRCULATION.
The "Mllwaukeo Jouiiiul" h;w Intro?
duced a blll lnto tho Wlsconsln Loglsla
turo to compell all newspupors of Mll
ivaukoe, blddlng for oillclal printing, to
Me affldavlta atatlng thelr pald clroulo
tlons and to mako cash depoaiiu to covor
tho expenses of an invosllgatlon ln caso
one ls deintwided by a taxpayor.
FOR DEWEY, AGAIN6T flAMPSON.
The cases fo/ prlse money for the
Bponish vcsseis ewnk at MuallU br?mjht
bofore the Unltod States Supreme Coufl
by Admdral Dowey for hlmself and ths
mon of hla fleot, was doclded ln thelr
favor Monday. '
The case for Admlral Sampson and
his mon for tho slnklng of tho Marla
Torosa at Saatlago wa.i; decldod agalnst
I^rTTERY CASO. AFFECTS TRUSTS.
A declelon rogarded as moro lmportant
ln Ita effoct on tho trusta than all tho
logtslatlon onooted by tho presont Con.
gress was rondorod by the Unltod States
Supreme Court, Monday, In tho famous
Champlon lottory caso. It afflrmed thi
powor of Congress td prohiblt the trans>
mlsaion of lottory bickots from ono stat.
to anotfior by any mcane whatsoover pn
the groumd that such trafTlo came under
the hond of intorstato commoroo and a?
suoh. was under tho control of Congreas,
Juatlccs Hnrlan, Brown, Whlto, MoKon.
na, aad Hotaies suatalned thla view
whlle tho minorlty opposJng lt conalsted
of Xuatlccts Fullor, Brewor, Shlraa, and
Fookhom, Champlon was anrested for
vlolatlng tho Antl-Lottory act of 1S95 hjf
send Ing lottery matter from Teoraa t?
Callforaia by the WoMs Fargo ~xpnaa
Company, The omo had boon before _.ta
Supromo for more than a year.
IDlfiNOIS PU'RSUEfl OOtAJj THUBW.
The Bupremo Court of HUnota haa _?
olared that the Stato Antl-Tn-rt hvw ta ?
valld, The ipdJctmooAa aaahwt coofl cpe
ratora who oonepired to keep np prloas
are mado on thls law, and the Starte
proaeontor now beliewes the, opeaMnra
oon ba j)un_she<_ under 13m tan*
OHTO AJlXEKi GtiAfla ~SXJ~0,
Artomey Genoral Sbeefes Of OMe t___
was-ned the Amerioan Wlndow <__aaa
Compotiy thart K wlll bo ooated, ttotsx the
Btxtte K Ita perapoaed o?re<wnent to -A
vanoe p*Jtosa on wrnrtow glaaa fJtotn ttnae
fo ttme Ib eawrled out. Offlowa of the
combtrw dorqr th_>t a. trtwt la qeoN-n
plotod aa_J say tbe mangfaotuaeta ooan
Mned far rantua. proteot_o_u
to A_wtt_narEt _-*___ttno,
Mra, O. B. CrjaJtoe, th* <otiy wnraan
member of the Utah, Zt&dfiXum tmm Jn
trodncM a Wtl io prawent tmaAnv by
candWfc*'.e? Cor otfQce. It bera km iNBaii, .
?andwlohea, ojfiora aad aoft drlt-ka. M
well aa Intca-caota ond provittea a panai
ty of $50 to $800 or sh. rooxtthe tinpriaon
ment The Mil also aippMoe to thoae
who ask candlflatos for suoh tamam.
LEG-AXi AND GBOXXKMtk NOTEH. ,
Tho Indlana Senato tmm voted down an
attompt to repeal the law forbld&ing
Sunday baaeball ln that Stato.
The Mlssourl Legtslature' haa retoaad
to establish bhe whlpping-poat aa pun-t
lshment for mlsdemconors ruoh aa
A law lvas boon passed by, the North.
Carolina Le-gislature abollshlng tho prac
tiso of compelllng wltnesses ln court to
klss tho Blblo. It was\ denounccd as an
Forty orreets wero made ln Fort
Wnyne, Indlana, Thursday under. in
dlctments of varlous clty ofllclals ln con
nectlon with ; brlbery and other charges.
Judgo Rlchardson of the Superlor
Court at Boston granted an. injunctlon,
Thursday agalnst tho Knlglits of Labor
of Lynn for. thelr antngonlsm of the
Boot and Shoo Workers' Unlon, whlch is ,
a branch of tho Fedoratlon of Labor
at Uio latter place.
MAETERLINCK TO COME HERE.
It ls roportod from Vlonna that Maurlee
Maoterllnok Is to organiao a oompany
of Frenoh aotors to carry hle.playe, whloh
havo booh vory suecessful, on the contl?
nent, to the < United States and other
oountrios whloh havo never seen thero.
Tho roportolro wlll Include "Mtonnc*.
Vanna," "Pelloas and Mollsande,? anl
Ioyaello," hlB most recent drama. The
author's wlfo, formerly Georgette Le
blano, the opera elnger. haa ai-taiaedi
grent suooese ln her lruaband's plaors, ln
whloh she alwaya talcea part.
MORE HONOBS FOR SAKOEWT,
Tho Ponnaylvanla Axiademy naa b*r
Btowod Iie John H. Convarae gold tnoiUl
on John S. Sargent. who haa juat oom
ploted the murnl paint.ng fp? the Boeton
Library, and la now palnttag a llkenoea
of Prooldent BooaevoK.
TO DBAM-ATIZH "THB PCT.~
The dramatlsation rlghta of rank Nor
rls' novol, "The IPlt," hare been aeouredl
by WlUlam A. Brady, who wlll produoe
It flrst ln Chloago about October 15th.
Tho book ls to bo dramatUed by Augus
tus Thomas or Clydo Fltch.
OORKY'S NEW DRAMA.
"At Tho Bottom" Ib tbe title of a new
plny by Maxlra Gortty, the Russtan nov
ehst, whloh has Juat been triuraphantly
produced at Moacow. It deals with low.
INDIANS IN "HIAWA-TH1A-"
A novel foarure of ' tho Sportsmen'B
Siiow in Madlson Stjuaro Garden, New
York. was tho appearance of Indlan aotora
ln a roallstic production of Longfellow'B
BOSTON'S VBNEfl-AiN BAiUAiCB,
A soclal event of tho woek ln Boston
whieh is of some gonoral interest to the
country at largo, waa tho forinal openlng
of\ho Vonotlnn palaoo, whlch Mrs. laa
bella Gardlnor had traneported and re
bullt stono by stone as a museum, In
oludlng many art troasures of tho old
world. The publlo te to be adsnltted on
four daya of eaoh month. not over JOO In
u day, and at $1 oaoh.
HOR-\.CB WHITE RBTIBBS.
An event of litorary as wall as Joumal
istio lmportance Is tho rotlromont of
Hornce Whlte as edltor ln ohief of tbe
Now York Evonlng post and tho promo
tlon of Rolhr Ogdnn to that posltlon.
TO ELEVATE THH STAGE.
A numbor of wenlthy Phlladolphlans
pledged ?J60,00O Thursday toward the pro?
posed $.,000,000 fund for tlio estjtblish
mont of tho Amerlcan Acudemy of Dra
matlo Art as proposed by Goorgo Clark,
tho votaran aotor.
!?_ Ellnry Anderson, for many yeava
promlnent as ll tnrlff reformer, diod at
hls Now York hoina, Feb. 'H.
A storin of snow and aleet in Texas
was colncldent with flooded rlvers ar.d
a pnralyals of rallway tratflc.
Nows reached Tacoma of a terrlble
fnmliie In Northern Jnpan re.ultlng from
fulluro of ocops. Flfty thousand people
Dr. Rlchard J. _7atllng, Inventor of the
Gatllng gun, dlod at New Yoork Febru?
ary .litli, ut the ago of b-i. Mr. Outling
W4S hom ai H.rlford, N. C, and ?how*
ed hls inventlve dlsposltlon whlle yut ln
his loens hy hclplng hls father In u cot
ton thlnnlug doslgu, Hls gun Idea waa
concelved ln IStU, but the gun wus n_t
ret'dy for sorvlce untn 1882. Krom 8-0
shota a mlnito lt was ralso<t to 8,000
Conrad N, Jordan, asslstant United
Statos Troasurer, former Treaaurer of tho
Unlt'id 3t*Wes, dlod av_nl? hom?? in N?W
Ypj'kt Thuradaj', Fe^, U,