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T.IK KANSAS CITY .JOUKXAL, Tl'KKDAY. ni.CHMlH.R 10, 1895.
KANSAS CITY JOUKNAL
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r s.andtiig by the Mon
rned, party lines appear to
i wiped out In the present con-
i'ity can letlfy that those
vers for Colonel lhgeroll
ii effect up to 30 10 p. in. last
l i has declared for Harrison
,t, probably on the ground
iiK-n out of job must stand
C i. '
P i t i
i Ingei-soll -were as good ft
s he Is a Republican tbo
ii 1 boast of a particularly
i- ut errors of rhetoric In the
message Is about the worst
i mini? at a gnat and swalloiv
jtm i on record.
li -. is,
tCI I 'J
mr r ' IV '
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xu 1 '.
- may overthrow the price of
n m'B upper berths, but the
i il.Ho will still have to nt-
I i(r the porters.
tlmt Utah has 6,000 more
raen Is a conclusive argu-
no man should have more
v if in that territory.
in the confidence of either
abnator Chandler, how can
McCu-ary assert bo posl
icre ivlll bo no war?
itlo oran at St. Ixuls Is rc
i the "Hpllt" In the Repub
r f Jaclnson county. It takes
make'some people happy.
of the lindiue and killing of
illlBntor near Topeka llts in
the leport that there aro
i ts running on Kansas av-
hvardt had known the people
ii he Is comlnjr to work up
timent h would have re
ilie other side of the At-
i of a Xewi "S rU country
j that ho " . in oriKlnator
ft lend tv in booiri His
j , Mit' I t for his
l n r t
C tl t N' I
1. -i un .
5 i ,
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J i Ii in i
. i vliit
ii i lt
I, that the
i man full of
v York pait i inch laments
Mi sourl Uemot ! "going
ii isn't Braspwd iu ."ttuatlon,
Jjcmucrac) is engaged In a
' rt tu colletst the pitx.es.
in it thing about tiia action
publican national committee
that It annut commit a
nous enough to prevent the
a Republican president next
1 the Republican national
might make note of the fact
; Ct constructed its great
Gliding last your for the
! of taking eurt of big.
$10,000 ho l to receive for
- in Kngland and that iii.is
fr him by a Cincinnati
there is no leaaon h by Mark
liiit't get through tlu) winter
..111 have to await the presl
uin tu know what Iord Sulis--..id,
but H should not U lm
jt.ero will probably be iwiuu
ligetice in rt'gard to the nuiil
ii g the employes of the Clil-
Un e the right of petition I'ont-
n i r.i-al Wilson u not only guilty
i. i nanny but he la abrtdgiug
i nulonal rigltts of cltUenv. Cun-
:-a uid call Wlleon down.
The pr pie of Kansas City, Mo , so far
au we ar irformed, are not Miking to
r-'pe the r indents on tin othtr side of
th how .nto a pitai dittritt If of
ficials at Washington uie attempting to
briiii- about action of that sort they
"tiow wot iu iff man u" . i. t. I , . . v
hvjwiVnir H a ttti iifeaiis iioyJJ 1 1 b v
thontdi bo held Itidlriiltwlly friwiwibln.
White if 18 sminiciNilitlr are only
one city, tftlr inier-pst are in nmi rf
iwi MfMftti Mfiif independent nd
hirtii(t I ffJ.n ftcwrdlntly. H
vx mid h HttlA of no livnnlMti' for the
MiMnirl Hide to (iwbnHlnittr and belliHe
tmi Kan ride in Ifcf mnttor of postal
facilities, nnd it will be n ifr-nt blunder
I engender hnrd fpUniir ami JealotMls
by attempting anything of tin soft.
iltnnitvi: mi: nitiint ui' niii.ttit.
The cml-imritil nnnnuncoment trtt
Wr. rlnfte to he the clialrmiin
hlp of thf -n5"i nritl nvnnn commirtf?
of th hoiw ii-ndfi pBrtkutar intefent to
!hiil itentlemnn'a dut-laratlon of views
t th rrllef that should be irlVt1 to the
iwtlinal trmiiurr Me tantm th1e lls
tlm-t wpuwrr. In tho followlnn dr:
Stwt. thp tsne of short tlrrfe. tew In
f-it renim-atM nf lmlpbtdnttii, the
1 to bp wwhI mi pntnir tN tx
i p .f the government, fthl l no
' r a
ll the (WW Of pT CfHt HtHuH
"i c in ! n-h the prociS to b
i in ir)iltttnlnln the gold rMwrv.
1 i' n.i oth, r w.i
i"i I n firtial Hi Iff revision, puttlfcir
that uld be both protective
' i emie prVKluvinir on woiM. lumber
I . me other imirK feturntn to
ifl ilutte, th Whole cnlcillntpd to
i i! the Income of the government
u h the rerttttntj liefore u tlmt there
l. no material chanfre In the cur-
ii iicy of the government under es-
i -r rititicrti rondlttorai at Washlnir
' i he t mersrency of the treasury de
' it w'H in alt prbnWllty hare to be
' r.. i ,n the lines mapped out by the
. m.-ressman from ilnlnej hut It would
i,e well to reerse the order. The matter
of tariff revision should be first taken
up, with the understanding that when
once accomplished the temporary relief
needed should ba provided by tho adop
tion of the second and first named plans.
If the temporary makeshift Is to bo
first adopted Mr. Cleveland will con-,
slder his point gained and there will be
no chance vhatoer of securing perma
nent relief through tariff legislation He
would go on running tho government on
the certificates of Indebtedness and new
coin bonds throughout the lemainder of
his term of olllce, and continue to hold
the ports open to free trade imports In
the Intel est of his Uritlsh friends,
Something will have to be done to
strengthen the treasury, of course; but
let the measure for permanent tellef be
tho first to be sent to the president. If
he shall refuse to give it his counte
nance then the people will know where
the blame belongs.
Tho Ilepublltan party should have no
hesitation In again putting Itself on
record on the lines of Its established
policy. The people have returned It to
power In congress with the expectation
that relief would be brought to the
country on those lines. They will be
dlsappolnted If the session Is to pass
with no serious effort to ro-estnbllsh
buslness-llko conditions In the place of
the present money borrowing state of af
fairs. Mr. DIngley has made a good start In
tho direction of a bold prosecution of a
fixed policy, and his suggestion Is worthy
of tho most careful consideration. AVIth
the order of procedure reversed there Is
little room for opposition to It for
W(iiii:tii,vx.m,i:i!I'ai iiu: stviTCit,
Mr. Cleveland has hardly returned
from one of the longest acutlons ever
takfn by a president of tho United
States and all the woik he has done is
to wiite a messngo which any clerk In
any of the departments could hne writ
ten In two dajs, with newspaper tiles
and a manual on fieo trade before htm.
Yet At this critical time, when some of
tho gravest questions that have con
fronted the country since the war are
pressing for settlement, the president
quits his post and goes nwav on a duck
hunting trip to be gone for days, ptr
Tiaps wcck He presses Into service for
j his own private pleasuio government
! Mollis; he takes with him government
' l ils who aro paid for performing
li i -iijeet than those of acting as
s lo the president. The congress of
' i nltfil .states is In session, and the
i ' t. s of the commonest courtesy
ui l cause tho president to remain at
1 - i t of duty, even If there were not
i i i tensoiiB for his presence It Is
1 i x igpci-nttng that the piesident so
1 i. inptuouslj regards the high and
n.ii olllii with which he has been In-
-' 1 by the people, but It Is humlllat-
H Immeasurably loweis tho dlg-
r T the ome; it cannot but bring it
1 . ridicule and dlsrvpute at home and
i i i I Mr, Cle elund's place Is in
w -l.lngton, under the circumstances,
I t he p ople have Just cause for com-
l nut that ho thinks so little of their
ill Ms as to permit weighty questions
lie in abeyance awaiting his august
Mr. Cleveland ha the wrong concop
tion uf the presidency. Jle is not a mon
arch Into whose movements tho people
must not presume to inquire. He Is, or
tihotiM be, a servant of the people, an
'mili.,-, paid a stipulated sum to per
form stipulated duties a sum which In
his case Is vastly In excess of tho equiv
alent ho has rendered, In chousing
ducks before duty at a time when the
importance of duty Is i mphaslxed by a
pressing emeigency and the pendency of
vital interests, Mr. Cleveland s!iowa a
woeful lack of both discietlon and patri
otism. lymu i iw i pw miipun i
TIIP. MI.U 01' '11IH SA.M'A rr,
One of the most Important transac
tions which ever took place In the state
of Kansas will take pluce this morning
at Topeka. It will be the sale of th
Kanta Fe railroad at auction to trn- high
est bidder. Of course, this Is merelj the
formal way uf announcing that the road
will be taken out of the hands of the
lecetvers in whose i barge It lias been
for many months. Ami this Is one of
the most tmportant events of the kind
that tver turred in the Sunllowcr
late. Fur the Santa lfa road Is a Kan
sas Institution, though It Involves n-ail-10,000
mlhs of road. It Is essentially a
Kansas entcipilsu, and Kansas takes an
caj-ii'. lal pride in its vvclfaie. Theie is
pot a man In the whole atale who does
pot fee glad that the iwirfiiltlcent piop
city, valued at om-thiid of it billion
dollars, has been put upon Its feet once
more and will lu-ine forth go it alone
Tho rrtUiiin who have had the inan
agenunt of this impel iul propuity have
a(Mltteil themselves of thuir great trust
In a. manner wtilch rcilects the highest
ciwllt nin their ability. The average
person has no conception of the mean
ing of J3W,0,0'iO woith of property. The
tiguies are tuo gigantic for comprehen
sion, but not Jess perplexing and dllllcult
is the inilultv of iji tallsVonnected with
the manage incut 't a prvperty worth
this i I'osstl "urn That Vurh a stu
pendoua trust has b in dlsclSitgfcd with
such slcmil abllttv and suctVii in, an
ttchlftMwnt of which the rwrlvpfs Imve
Jnsl cauw to be proli.l
Thut these Immense intirst hnx'e
hcen protected snd the ron.l tatcn out
of the hands of the receiver within such
n short tltw 1 th sttvngpst argument
thftt cotilil ! offered thdt the RrMt
West, With wh.w pfWrWIlV ttit of the
Kant fe is bouml tip. 1 recovering
has rrcovpriil from the dcprewitHi of
th rt two vesrs, and that th storm
hM pMsfed which llimlc vast enterprises
tremble and totter lo their fall. Swcens
lo th Pant a FV.
. in ii i.im rill! ii w.
This la the day which the Kentucky-lleptibiu-rtns
ton sought and mournvd
bcntno they saw It mil. It Is the day
An which a hepubllcnn goprnnr is to be
Inaugurated, the first npublhan gov
ernor ever etecled by the people of the
state An excess of Jubilation Is psrdoh
able under the circumstances, and from
nil the indication thcr will be no lack
of it The event which takes place at
Frankft t-day Is ne of profound Sbr- ;
nlHcrtnce, in addition to btng lite
cue for roflgratulnt'on to Republicans I
throughout tho count rV It empharttes
th illslntegmtlon of the oi,l Joiilh."
No longer can every stnte Kimt wholl
or in part south of Mason and Duon's
line Iw counted an so much money In a
wallet. Heretofore. puHUoal forecasts
have always been made by thp Uomo
crats dpflanlly and the Republicans re
signedly, chalking up tho full quota of
Southern votes on the Democratic .lde
of the slate.
Hut now that Is changed, whatever
may have been the combination of rea
sons which brought the change about,
Kentucky Is not the only state upon
which the Democratic manageis onnnot
rely with old time confidence.
rifteen years ago Colonel Ingersoll de
clared that ho would ix'llove In hades
when Kentucky went llepubllcan, so
proverbial was the benighted condition
of that .state. Xovv Kentucky has gone
llepubllcan and though tho colonel Is
still recalcitrant, yet he ha, tho best
of reasons for being so Until the recent
elections, there was n groat big "D"
Hying from tho llagstaffs of the en pi toll
of every Southern state, so that a blrds
eyo view of DIio made thee letters the
most prominent features of the land
scape. Trom the llngstnff at Nashville
there was a "D" and another at Uiank
fott; n htlalght line drawn between the
two would give n lesult something like
this D D, which pretty acuratelj
leprcented the situation. Tho other
states wcio similarly paired. But now
the "D's" are disappearing and giving
plaH? to great big "It's," so that the
blidseyo view of the landscape gives
this resulta D T, It Q D,
which, being interpreted, means "Ite
DeemeD." AVlien vou take out the "D"
you break the backbone of "hnDes."
Q. H D.
VV II I, IT l'.VV 1(1 noi.u:
There Is some complaint among the
inllroflds that business Is .slow because
products are being held back. They Fay
they made ample provision for a rush
of tratllo by Imilding new cars and put
ting old ones In good condition, but they
now find they have no use for the supply
on hand. There is an imprcs-don that
farmers are holding back tholr grain for
better prices, and that by and by, when
they can hold no longer tho expected
rush to market will set in.
If the grain Is really being held back
for higher prices it would be well for
tho holders to look wil nbout them and
see if eistlng conditions warrant them
in their course. As a matter of fact the
control of prices has been put very
largely into the hands of foreign con
sumers by the legislation of the last con
gress Kven if the surplus we have to
sell this year is less than It was last, it
is tho price offered for that surplus that
governs the value of the whole crop. We
are exporting very little, to be sure, but
it 1s that little that counts In the market
quotations. Whenever the price drops
low enough to compete with rival sellers
In tho foreign market e.ports sot in;
then up goes the price at the home ele
vators and exports have to stop
The foreign buver can get all he wants
In sliver using countries. He sells his
goods here, und because ho can get
gold without extra cost he takes it. Tho
mnikcts of the world are open to the
United States ready to sell anything that
Is wanted here, but thev aie not buying
the products of our farms, and our own
people are squeezing along from hand to
mouth waiting for better times, unnblo
to buy as much as they want.
There are those who predict booming
prices for wheat, corn nnd cotton be
fore the opening of spring, but the fann
er who Is not independent of store bills
and Interest notes can scarcely afford
to take the chances of it.
Kansas Cltv courts have hardly been
severe enough in their treatment of
criminals to warrant tho remailc In an
evening paper that the man who as
saulted JSlliot, If caught, will probably
bo convicted of manslaughter. It would
be un egregious eiror to convict any
one nf manslaughter when nobody has
There Is a boy In our town,
The envy of his chums,
lie loads his stomach with mlnee plf,
Fruit cake and sugar plums;
And when he finds hirosolf w fuU
That he U In great pain.
He takt-s a dose of ipiuao
And is htmkolf again.
Oce reason why Culonel Ingersoll 1b so
much more successful In the lecture
Held than fenator Hill is because Inger
soll has made a brilliant icputatlon as a
lecturer while Hill has never mado a
teputntion In any ciedltable direction.
Mary, we have oft been told,
A little iHinb poeged;
Hut may not thl lime simply been
A tale at th wooly Vt?
The prosecution of tho local election
thieves seems to lie lather perlpatetio up
to date, but it will piobnblv a, itlo down
to business by and bj Tho main thing
Is not to iwilnlt the ctilpiits to escape
between court houses
llnitlliig fur liniiilerutloii.
The Kansas Cits, l'lttuburg & C.ulf is
doing rffective iinmlgiaion work in the
Northwest, aciording to aetounts In the
locat nespai)i up theie Numerous com
mvnu huve been mmie of the work of one
of the agents of tin- compniiy, I). C, D.ut,
.vho lias worked up a gooa ileal of Interest
in the utti actions of the Uzatk rife-Ion and
otlirr lu.'ulltl.h along Die line of tlie uevv
luad Judsing fioui the (mounts then
there will Im a inullitinlo of fainurs from
thu frozen North louklug for ni-iv hoint-s In
Wentrn Aikaiika b tho time sprints
(Ulii.Ko l'ntiil I lurk Vtroucht l'p
Chicago, Dec 9 Clerks In the Chicago
postottice am much wrought up oer the
orders Issued b rostinaaur (Jeneial W.
ton. Thej had arranged to give un erw
lerialnmijit at (Vntral ilmlc hall batur
ihij night and use the proitecs to jcnii a
(uiniiiitti to Wunhingtaii to li"lii gel
their rwscd talar (.la&tiltlcatloii bill be.
tire cunnrtas. liy the onler of Mr Wil
son, whoever goes on such a commljslou
U llklv la ln hU nislll("
Mt'sit) ,,mi rni: intvMAi
Pale of pennon tickets forth'' itfrmsh opers
to he (ttven rtt the Andltorl'im Trldny slid
!tiirdiv Jstiiisty S nnd I nlll open tlil
mornlmr -it the Union rs lib tlcttol olllce,
! Miln xtrfet The pri rs will ran
from f to ft for Ihe tlir" opera The
sal of frtnotl tlrHet iMll lie continued
throughout thl Week, and the ! of ln
rl tl,kot n 111 b"glh n'Xt Motidny. The
opera to lf sung will he Die .Melster.
sfnrer, ' Frtdav night,, "l,ohetiilV' s
urda.v afternoon and lie WslRnere, '
The romiwiu. whleh li still under tin
direction or v. alter i)immii, sng lst
week In St lonH, where It wss emphatical
ly siausi inni rt i mmh ironsrer man i
ws n j ear ago. The i.rltirlpals liwlurt.
some of the Brestert entxiti'-tits of (teritmn
opera in the world,
ThT was n big tleinnri 1 for tlrkMs for
the cpnil svmnltony con .rt. to he kIvcij
si lhi I'ontp lrtilv nri,.rnoon lleaervei'
srats are on sle at fail It ffmsn', 1013
VvBlmit street, Trie proniMmm for the
net inert tu een trojitfpr than that Of
the Initial cint of the n.w orihestlrt. A
number of additional tnon tl. ket were
"In old Kentttckv" will return next week
to the flrnhd, where t ! company ha
plaved to emmnoiis tniln In tune jvast.
The icmpnnv Inrlude mum clever people,
an I l nhl lo he fnllj ii to fortnr ex?l
Uohert Onvlor's new plav "In a Hltt
Citv l li(cr1liptl n n Kignntlc noveltv of
hup pruiMirtlon, liinsmin h that it trulv
ptTSfhii. hfp us we now tlml It In Nrvv
York lt The wmie un I characters arc
fnmlHnr nnd the perfortnim e Is aht to he
not only interesting, hut Instructing.
tilt, VVII.SO.N". II vl IMOM".
'itnii' t'nrrertlniK In the ltcinrt of lll An-
mr In the Itiirltrj lluimuc ltill.
In the Journal of Urllav, December C.
appeared an article vlihli bore the hen-ling,
"An i:port Witness" It gap n con
dnel scpoiinl of a cro"-enmlnntion of
lir John Wilson, of this city, by Attor
hey Urank Hagerman, who wa represent
ing the XItr(iwlltan street railway In the
ra of S. W. Hartley nnlnst that com.
p.inv. The suit was t rl-l In Judge linb-son-
court Mr W. T Hnllls. of llollls
Llthgow, rcpreenteil Hirtlv "ollnwln
arc corrections of the n ttpnper ncioitnt,
tnkpn illro-t from the nvt.s of the court
stenographer After denvlnc that he wn
' a ort of nn expert In examining tilnlnt
Iff In personal damage ult " Dr. Wilson
was asked "How manv times hnve von
done It in the lavt twnty )Mr'' The
Journal nnount cave oni venr Instead ol
tweiitv Dr Wilson np'lM that lie lm 1
tlgurcd In tv.o, tKislbl three. In the twn.
ty enr' time Uollowtng tills .Mr. llaccr
mnn n"kii thee questions, and lecclvod
these verba Jim r"illes
( "Well. now. doctor, how Is It? Do on
get a share In this recovcts ' '
A. "No. sir "
Q "W.ll, do ou get a part of the re
A. "No. sir "
t. "Do vou get paid' '
A. "I expect to, but 3 don t call It n
share In inn lecovery"
The Journnl wrongl ha 1 Mr 'llon un
sivpr, "e, I uppos" to tho question
reirardlng the recoverv inoin.
To the question "W II what is vour
charge'"' put bv Mr. II ili rman. Dr. Wil
son replied. "Well, 1 'III not nuke an."
The ipplv given In the J uirnul was, "1
don't know." To the qu.stion. "Have vou
got a regular undertnn Ims with Mr llol
lls as to how vou nre to t paid?' Dr. Wil
son nnswercil: "I ny th. n is no uiuiei
standlng about it, but 1 Hon't expiit Mr.
Hollls will bring me here and kcip me here
nnd not "p that f am paid I
don't expect him to rill m here and
then not seo that I am paid He will hard
ly expect me to come here for nothing.
1 apprehend If this plillnilff recovers noth
ing, whv I lenvc It to Mr IlollN. for I
am pietty sure ho will do the ticht thing"
In-t.'sd of this explanation, the Journal
had "Yes, I do "
following up Dr. WiIon's answer, Mr.
Hocermnn said: "That Is to whether he
shall pav vou injlhliik-or not''
To this Dr. Wilson lenlicd yes, lr. and
I am lontldent he iv HI do what I right
He has never failed mi v.t anil I mver
have anj agreement with him"
Tho Journal account ha 1 "yes, I do"
Later Mr. Hagerman aik"d. "What do
j oil expect to pharve
"I don't know- -what an expert witness'
fees ought to be " wis thp .answer
"Well, what do vou think jour's our,ht
to be?" Mr Hagerman nskd,
"It ought to be $!iO, but it I often f 10."
said Dr Wilson
According to the Journal version, the re
ply to the question was, "One hundred dol
lars." Dr. Wilson claims that In the condemn
tion of the testimonv bi the Journal he
was inlsreprecnt."l in several particulars,
and therefore these orrectlons are made
from the court re ords.
Mill and lucrrnnll.
To the Editor of the Journal
John Stewart Mill was a generation ago
classed with Huxley and Darwin as the
three great Infldnl sclentis-fa of nreat Urlt
aln. Of these vim was distinguished as
tho finest logli ian and was undoubtedly
the most profoundly .ducated man Hngland
ever produce 1. To this must be added that
his opponents, n-. wen as followeis, gave
him credit for ab-olii'o honest and perfect
fairness in his st iteniont of an opponent's
position. The following, from his "Three
Kasays on Itellgion," lb as a gentle shower
following a cjUon. , when read immedi
ately nfttr Ingeiholls savagery:
"Above all, the most valuable part of tho
effect on tho charj ter which Christianity
has pioduced b holding up in a Divine
lJeron a ttan larj of excellence and n
model for imitation, is available even to the
absolute unbeliever and can neveimore be
lost to humanl Kor It Is Christ rather
than God, whom fhilatlanlty hus hl 1 up
to bellovers as the pattern of perfection
for humanlts It Is the God incarnate,
mure than the God of the Jew, or of na
ture, who being ideulbHil ims tak.n ko
great and ealutarj a hold on the molem
mind. And what vtr ele may be tiiKen
away from u bv ruloniil criticism, chilli
Is fctill left, a unique tlgure, not more unlike
all his prvcuiMirs than all his followers,
even those who had the direct bilKtlt of
his personal teat hlng. It is of no use to
av that Chrixt us .xhlblted In the Gos
pels is not historical, nnd that we know
not how imi' h of what Is admirable has
been supeiaddel In the tradition of his
followers, The tra lltion of follower s-ut-Oces
to instrt an number of marvels,
and may have inserted all the miradio
which ho Is reput. d to have wiought. Hut
who among his dl iples or among their
proselyteB was i, limbic of lnventltikT the
sayings ascribed to Jesus or of Imagining
the life and i harav ter revtahd in the
GptU? Certainly not tho tlshenmn of
Oalfleei as certaml not St. Paul, whoe
iharacter and IdUusmrasles were of a to
tally dltfeient ort, still lesa the tuilj
ChiUstlun wrlieri in whom nothing Is more
evident than that the sood which wui, in
them was oil d.rl. 1 us they nlwuss pro
fessed tliat it wan d rived, fiom the hikhti
touroe. What (oiill lw addud and Inter
polateil by a dl Iple we may hee In tho
lltjsUciil parts of the Gospel of St. John,
mutter imported from I'hilo and the Alex
andrian Platonisti. and put Into the mouth
of the riavlour In lung speech.- about Him.
eelf such a the other Gospels contain not
the slightest vtim of, though pretended
to have been dellveifd on occasions of th
dfepest liuerist, an l when his piincipil
followers were all present, mott promt
nentb at the last uppi. Tho Kin wa
full of men who (ould have ttoltn uny
quantity of this pour uil'f, as the multl
tuUlnoiis Oilental sects of (inostl.t, uftui
wards did. Uut about the life and savings
of Jus in, there It a stump of personal orig
inality, combined with piofundltj of in
sight, whlih, if we abandon the Idh ex
pectation of tlnllng sclentlllc pn.Uiou
Whtre bOineililng vtrv different was ainud
at, must place the Piophet of Nuzaieth
even In the et-ilmution of tlioie who have
no belief in lilt insqiliatlon, in the vci llrst
rank of tlie'liuu id .ublinie senilis of whom
our species (.un lioast When thin pri -eminent
genius U i uniblned with the qualities
of piooablj the greatest moral refoimerand
mirtjr to that mission who over existed up.
on earth, religion cuinot be said to have
made a bad chol e In pitching on this man
its thexjdeal 1 1 present itlve and guide of
humanlike, not nco nan, would It be tusy,
even for an unbeliever, to Itnd a better
translation of the rule of virtue from the
ubstract Into the eonorote, than to en
deavor so to live that Christ would approve
our life. When to this we add that, to
the lomepttuii of the rational set pi i It
jeniains a i3slblllty that Christ a. tua!I
was what He supposed jilmelf to be not
God, for He mv.r made the smalleht pre
tension to that .haraiter, and would pixib
ably have thought such a pretention as
blasphemous as it teemed to the men who
oiidemned Him -but a man charged with
special express, and unique commission
from God to lead mankind to truth and
virtue; we mai well conclude that the
intluences of leligum on the character
which will remain after rational criticism
hna done Its utmost against the evidences
of religion, are well worth preserving, und
that what thty lak in direct strenKth as
compared with those of a firmer belief. Is
more than ompenttd by the , greater
truth and rectitude of the morality they
s.tion " linMHu uiaiai-.
CONGRESSMEN TAKE A HAND.
IttO Ol' IIII'M Tvt.K TO I'lIM VtAsriilt
tll.'M It l, 1UI.MIV.
tlet nndlllnnat Promises t'otirernlng tlip
Priqtii.pit 1'ixliit lllttrlrt at K.ininl
t'llj- One ItMis.in I hit Vlnj- Prut.
the Si-i-r.ril thtngr.
Washington. Dec P (Bpeclnl) 1tpte
scntittivp .VUller nnd lllue ailed on Post
mniter Oenersl Wilson this morning and
pvplslned the situation, si Involved in the
sihetnp to form a postal district ont of
the many towns around Kansas Cliy They
fulh explained th situation, insisting that
lti projwrd rhsngp Would not ineel the
apprcvnl of thp peoplp In Kahsa. and alto
that thev did not bellevr It would conform
to th bct 1ntprptit of the people of Kan
sas Cll Vlo
After hearing the explanations made, Mr.
Wilson observed that he would not make
anv cnahK until fullv Informed of the
conditions nnd hould it appear as repre
sented In them It tnlsht not be well to
comblnr all In one dlstrl. (. but to make
twe, one liking in the Kniisa town, and
the othpr the MIouri towns He promised
that when he should rui.h the subject he
would let them know, nnd thev would
tome lo a more perfet t understanding.
Mr. Miller ha the imptxlon that he
will no able to dereat the scheme anil be.
Hpvp that hs will not be compelled to
resort to proposed legislative relief.
It dev i lop around the department that
thire Is a reason on the part of some of
tho"p connected with the transportation
companies In Kansas Cltv for beine favora
ble to the scheme, besides what appeals on
Rli uld the plnn be adopted, and the
trnniiiortatlolt pompnnles engage to enrrv
the mill this would be a strong upiort of
the companies nfnlnst stilkes. It would
plan- the goprnment at the bad. of the
eoirpHiiles b reason of the fnd Uiat It
would be interfering with the tnnlls to flop
the inovetmiit or cars It l undPrstood
t Ii ii t the partus looking nfier the Intensts
of the bond companies, hnviiik- large ln
vts'nnts In street car lln. hvve been
quit- willing to encage In a contract with
the government to carrs the mall for this
l.ason and that this l the source of the
original ugia ion lending to the Iff lit
m lion uf the president m m iklntr It possible
to foim mull dlstrl t of (his ort and nr
riui.e with transportation companies in elt
les fot h indlttiK the malls
THE OLD MEN'S MEETING.
Vn .Vddress lij- lie.. ,Vlr. VValluin on "Pio'
in cr" mid short lnlks lij several
The Old Men's Club met In the Y. M C
A. pallors jesterduj afternoon at 2 o'cloik
The meeting was opened with prnjcr bj
the Itcv Mr Wnllaie, the new pastor of
the Ileforme 1 Hplsropal chureh Ju the
ibsenie of Prehliletit llioinns Lewis, Vb e
1'nsident W. W Morgan o'lUpled the chair,
and made some, nppioprlite remarks on
'he death of Mrs Lewis and tho Journey of
Mr Lewis to SprlnMlcld, 111. wh.re the :c
mnins of Mrs. Lewis will be Intel r.d In
tin fnnillv vault He also referred to Mr.
and Mrs. Lewis' slxtj-threc ears of happy
un motion of Jiulcp Tnlso, n committee
wns appointed to draft resolutions of sm
pathv with the bereaud hiisbind, which
will tie present 1 it the next im cling of
the club. Mr Wall ice then ihllveied nn
address on " J'he Plnn. ers of This Couutrv '
giving a veil Interesting historv of events
S'V.rnl hort spp, ,1ipb followed.
Alex inder ilollind spoke on Colonel In
gersoll s lecture of the pi ceding evening,
comparing It with Dr. fenklns' able sermon
on the same subj-ct H thought that nil
the members of tin Old Men s Club needed
the (onsol.itlnn whiih the Itible affoidol
Dr Clagett. Colonel (."loud Professor Davis
and Mr Crehor win also heard from At
the close of the meeting spei,ii new mem
beii. were enrolled on the membership list
It Vs. I OllsAKKX t'l.CVKI, ND
V Third District IJeiiiurrvt Mho Does
Not Itillc.e ill ttrni.r.
Hon. nd W. Turner, of Plattsburg. Mo
was a gurst at the Midland lrtst cvming
He is on Ills, way to Texas nnd California,
win r. he is to remain during the winter
for the benetlt of his health Mr. Turin r
Is one of tho promlmnt 'i hlrd dlsttlct
Democrats who has forsaken Cleveland
and Hold stand lrd cuckoos, and believes in
th. dl,tnttv nnd value of silver as . urreiioj
an i ndvo ins an American doctrine for
Clinton countv has a stalwart ind sound
sllvei paper now, published at Plattsburg
bv Colon. 1 John McMichnel," said Mr. Tur
ner "It Is advoiatlng the Interest of silver
and is growing rapidly In favor with the
people of that countv. Colonel Mi Michael
Is one of tin old time newspaper men of
the state and Is making a line jeeord for
his new venture.
"Oui new court house Is nearlng comple
tion, and the people nt the recent election
voted bonds necessarv for us to build and
fit up a tine Jail, so that wo are getting
along nicele an 1 think our cltv nnd our
county the best In thi state. We are look
ing forwaid with great delli,ht to the time
when we will have dlr.it raliroid con
nection with Kansas city nnd we hone
the dav is not far distant The suivej 1ms
been nindo thiough the cltv and during the
spring we hope to see some work done, sc
that within a em we will ride down from
Plattsburg dlreitls to the eit,"
nn: in vi itici: v icTivr.
nisroTcrc.l to ! ailss Carrln 'turner, of
Keokuk, la, Dec. 9 The woman who
was murdered or who committed suicide
at Htutrire, Neb., Stindnv. was Miss Cnr
rlo Tumi r, of this city, who has been liv
ing with her uncle, A. 1 Turner, at Kn
hoka, Mo, while her father, C. It. Turner,
formerly of this cltv has heen serving out
a rentenco in the Kansas stnte prison for
the muidei of bis biother-in-law ut Atch
ison. Miss Turner nnd her uncle left Knhoka
November -fi for Kansas, Intending to
bring back with them the woman s father,
who was nbuut to be iileiis.d from th
penltontlarj. .Nothing was heard from
them ufteiwnid The gill's father wus
wealthy when hen.
'1 ill. v i:.V'lll.:it.
The official forecast for to-dav is- Mis
sourl, fair, sllghtlj wnrmei ; winds shitt
ing to southerl. Kansas, fait, southerly
winds, warmer In eastern pottions. Tho
highest teinperutuie here lesterday was
11 decrees, the lowtnt 3n depries.
Following are last Mights observations:
. Pt cldy
T Pt Cldy
('alio, 111 ,
Dts Molncd, la
Dodge City, Kas ..
Diiluth, Minn . . ..
CI Paso, Tex
Iluion, S. D
Kansas City, Jlo ...
Little Itoek, Ark..,
New Orleans, La
North Platte, Neb.,
iim.hti, Nel .. .
Qu Appelle, N. W, T.
ltapiij City. S. V
M Louis, Mo ........
St. Puul, Minn
,st Vlncuit. Minn....
Salt Lake, U T ,
V Indicates trace of precipitation.
A Mliiouslii Town Darning,
Milwaukee, Wis, Dec, 9 -Only meager
news is obtainable from Chilton, where a
disastrous fire Is laging Through the luil
roud olllcts It Is learned the business por
tion pf the town Is In ruins and the
lllc Is spreading at midnight, Chilton has
two thousand population, two flouring
mills, a planing null, a chair factory, two
machine shops two grain elevators, a
brevveiy, inult house, public library, ttc.
Professor diaries l Ingersoll Dead.
Grand Junction, Col , Dec. 9. Professor
Charles L lngcisoll, late president of the
Colorado Stale Agricultural college, and
until a few weeks en u membei of the
f.irultj of the Nebraska State unlversltj,
died at the home of his biolher. In this
city, last night of locomoter ataxia, from
which he had long suffered.
s.ev Prlucetou Captain.
Princeton, X J., Pec 9. Garret Cochran
wus to-night elected captain of the Prince
ton football eleven, succeeding Langdon.
Cochran Is president of the present sopho
more class. He Is a son of State Senator
IU.bM. l.T11ll.M..H Tl.
A Irlrphnne I'Mnrlilsn Asked lor lint Not
lUniitril t liy Mtnrnsy Inslrnrlpil lei
Prepare Itniul Ordinances.
At last night' meeting of the WVlport
council. II A. Williams, of the Grand ave
nue elerlMcnl works, talked half nn hour
lth the aldermen about a telephone fran
chise he wants entiled himself nnd his
associate Dieiitnnlly, It granted. 111
franchise will be controlled bv the stand
ard Trlephone and Kleclf-lc Company, of
Madison, Wis the great rival of the 1111
Telephone Compun. However, It Will be
under the .ontrol of a Kansas City branfh
of thp corporation.
Mr William said that the d1re wns to
have the franchise granted him and hi
sssoi late and then tmrRp II with the
."inn, lard Company. This plitn, he ex
plained being carried eul In many places.
Prah hies are being accorded associations
of Individual, nil of whom ntp working In
the interest of the .Utthitnrtl Company.
The 3t.m' nl Cotnpahy hns nn exchange
In oppratlon In Argentine nln( he hoe to
cure a fran. hle from W'estport. If this
Is obtained It will tun It wile from West-
pert Ihronsh llosednlp nnd Mellbr place
to ih. sto. k vnrd. II will nlo br.tncli out
from WesttNiil Into Kntisns ciij, riilll the
propose I Kiiiisns Ct & (suburban s
tetn Is In full olipratloti a niilulnnl ihnige
of but i a month will bp tnadp When the
si stem is competi the i barges will tie
ll a month ror business telephones nnd
W for those in une m rerldi in-cs All this
Mr Williams set forlh quite explicitly
Thiuisli the oeunell nilnpted n resolution
favoring n lelpphoti.' sjt, m not long nto,
Vlr William wa given no promises. He
was nsRid nitmeious questions, and that
Aldirmnn Drake Introduced n resolution
Inslriiittng Cltj Attornev Mnrlry to draw
UP three ordinances, providing for bonds
for a ills hull nntl lire stations, n street
llghtiiK sidtcm and n watir "istem It
was ndoptid Cltv At tot tie Mnrlev wns
Instniited In resolution also to go to JelT
ptsou cit and do nil In his power to
hasten the hem Ills' of the Halm tux bill
cr bv the supreme court
Alderman Mi Mlllnu introduced n ordl
nnine fixing ci.ht bouts as flip working
dn for all cltv implojcs nnd olllelals, po
llcpmen and prelum pxcepted. It applies,
of course to sticcl K'nnss and tho like. It
An ordlnxnee for luilldlug an extension to
the outlet to sewer dlsttlcls Nos. 1, ;, ?,
1, !i, lo It. M and 1.1 was passed. At pres
ent this outlet terminates at Lydla avenue
und Pol t -seventh street When the pro
visions or the ordinance have been tnirled
out. its tei minus will be at thi Intersec
tion of Cleveland avenue nnd Itrush crick.
Cltv Hngliin. r Aboreromlile submitted the
tcmonstrnncc of property owners .against
the Improvement of Campbell street from
Thirty -tlrst to Thirty -seventh streets.
United state Court of Appeals Refuses
the Petition of the Appellees In
ttie lemplo lot tase.
Pt Louis, Mo , Dec. 9 A decision was
handed down In tho United States court of
appeals to-day adverse to the reorganiza
tion churchltcs in the case of the Church
of Chrl"t, of lndepi ndente. Mo., et nl, ap
pellants vs. the Reorganized church of
Jesus Christ of Iitter Day Saints, np-
peiiees. j no uecision ovciruieu uie peti
tion of npnellees for u rehearing This dis
poses of the cusp entirely unless thev tnko
it to the supiemo court of the united
The pioperty In controversy Is what Is
known as the Temple lot In Independence.
Vlo, and the case has been In the lonrts
foi ye.ns. One of the most Impoitnnt
points In the conttovirsv was which lnc
tlon of tho church taught the doctrines
oilglnillv promulgated by Joseph Smith,
the founder of Mnrmonlsm. Kach accused
the other of hcies-y.
HELD UP IN DAYLIGHT.
A ebnk XI in linhhiil Tvcar the llnnul
bal ltrldp at 3 O't lock Vcstcnbij
James Causcv, a weaver, of Kearney,
Neb, arrived in town yesterday. In th
afternoon he went for a walk through the
North end, and 3 oVlock found him or.
the nlliond trncks beneath the Hannibal
bridge. Two men weie sealed on n stom
as he came along, ind one of them acs
posted him C.iusev topped, when th
men suddenly grabbi d him in 1 threw him
to the ground. While one of the men hi Id
him the other searched his pockets, tak
ing V SO After robbing him they li t him
net up and told him to run for his. life
Causey ran to Centi.il station, nnd untitled
the liollce An olllcer was .ent to investi
gate, but the two men hud walked away.
cuiEnox him. i.havi: uie sr.NAin.
Formally Announces 1 bat Ho Is Not a
Cnndlilato for ltcolri tlnn,
Washington. Dec. 9 Senator Don Camer
on to-day announced formally that he
would not bo. a candidate under any cir
cumstances for re-election Speaking of
the matter, Senator Cameron to-dnv Mild
".My Intimate friends have known this and
1 make the announcement publicly at this
time in ordei that nsplrmt" to the ollli e
may li.ive ample time to announie theli
(.uididacy. 1 have no doubt there will be
sevei il candidates, md 1 think It due Hum
that tiny should all know I shall not be
a (.andidiite I mike the annouiu euu nt
urly for the leasou the conventions are
early next year, it being presidential year."
Lawrence and the Pop editors seem to
have made a great mash on each other.
Junction Citv will atti nd to Its charitable
duties this viar thiough the medium of a
provident association, of which ilev Mr.
Coulter is president
Colonel Weldy ilghteously announces his
nun. toi k-rootcd, unalterable opposition to
anything in the nitum of prize lights un
less thiv pull them oft nt Galena.
Glrnrd and Pittsburg are Infested with
buigl.us, ev civ thing In the latter placo
having been swiped except the city hall
and tlie police, according to the Galena
John Speer says ho has all but about
twenty -tlve page, of his book of Jim Lane
reminisce ncis In type Tho volume will
contain nbout Zi rages, nnd the uld pio
neer Is setting the type himself
An Ohio cupltallHt, who lus boiiuht the
Galena electric light plant, tells the ihd.
pie there that he expects to spend JlW,0i
in thu various Impiovem. ins shortly to bo
made, nn electric car line to be included
among the projected uddlllons.
Captain John K. Wright, who wan so fav
orably mentioned for ie-electlon to the state
senate from the Junction city district, tells
his friends that under no circumstances
will he be a candidate, believing that Ittley
county is Justly untitled to the honor this
Archdeacon Urady and family, who re.
cently went there from Manhattan, nre
rqmfoilnhly settled In their new home, In
Philadelphia, nnd ate well phased with
their suiioiindlngs. A reception is to bo
Klveu for them Thursday evening by Illshop
Poit Siott has a nursery of considerable
magnitude During the past season It has
shljiped out nearly 1&),li tree, sevtuty
eight larload", besides PJO.lnO KrapevllleS
and Innumerable quantities of small fruits.
Tim uiui.ager unuounces thai he will have
101 salesmen on the loud taking orders for
llurlington people were pleased to learn
th otliei dav that the tumoi cnneiu thuiu
some time nno th it S A Drown, a former
lumber dealer and wealthy resident of that
town, who of late years has lived In Chi
cago, had become bankiupt and shortly
afterwards had died, was a wholly fal.a
one, and that Mr Jlrnwn Is at piesent In
excellent health, both physically and llnan
clilly. Judge James Humphrey, the distinguished
Ouuy county Jurist nnd ex-railroad com
missioner, will leave Junction City at the
cuplratlon of his present term on the bench
and will piunaiieiitly locnto either In I. iu
rence or Kansas Cits, Kas. Judge Heed,
also, who shortly retires from the Wichita
bench, will. It is understood, make his
home )n the big Kansas town at the mouth
of the Kun.
August lloedlger, who has a line farm
near Allda, and mukcH a specialty of hand
ling steer calves, buvlng them In the full
and never keeping them longer than the
follow lug autumn, bought loo acres near
the line between Clay and Geary counties
last week, und remarked, as he planked
down the fi in cash, that JiOOO of the
amount repr-sented what he had cleared
in a llttlo over a year. He further says that
he can put 5 MO Into calves and make It
double Itself la three years right along
Capital: The opinion of Chief Justice Mar
tin (on the mortgage law) Is in the Interest
of the state for two reasons. It gives the
benefit of the doubt to the debtor, and it
places the responsibility upon the supreme
court of the united Stutes to say that the
equity of redemption impairs the contract.
Had Iht- decision been that the state law
does not apply to contracts existing at
the time of its passage, nd opportunity
could be afforded to obtain a review by the
IS CHARGED WITH MURDER,
ritx.Mc itiimr, Attfsi:ti or kim.ino
A MIOAWAv t'tll'MV IWItMl.lt.
Arre.led In Ksnms t Ity tjist Mght Will
lie lateen to Skldiiiure 'In-diiy-lll'
Own Pttpranrri ted to Ills
Prank IIMrp, a laborer, of K1. Palrmount
avenue, slept In a pell at Central police
station ht night, and to-day lis will b.
taken to Fhldmore, Nodaway county, Mo
to answer to a charge of murder. There
serins to be very little evidence to connect
him with the chstg
.tneob rung. .Ii 3S year eld, and his
wife lived wllh Punk' father, six miles
from Skldmore. Jtldg was employed on
the rnrm as a man-cf-all-work On April
P, IWi. Jacob Punk, Jr. it irted to Ski l
more with a wngoliload of potatoes 111 Isp
was absent the same day H returned at
nlclitrnll, but Punk never returned al
though the lenm nnd the load of potatoes
wpre round not far rrom Skkltnore
Senrehlntc parties wpre organised to look
for lils bodv as It was suppou'd thit he
had been murdered, but suspicion dl I nt
attach to nny one. A the di.y w nt In
nnd no Irnrp was discovered ss to Punks
vvhPienboul or the location of his boh
It came to be believed that he had volun
Last July nidge left th employ of Punk.
Sr , and enme to Kansas Cltv and wmt
to work. He hns been In the city e'.r
since It Is claimed that he told sever il
persons, rrom near hl old home in Nodi
wov countv, who had come to Kins is
Cltv on business, Hint lie could Und Punk's
body It Is also nvirred that not les than
one month ago he told a limn, whom Iv
knew In Nodawnv, tint Punk s body w is
hanging to the limb of a tree, not far from
his old home.
One week ago last Prldny James Allen, s
fnrnti r, discovered the skeleton of a man
hanging to a limb of a tree six mllea west
of Skldmore. In Atchison countv. Tho
flesh had fallen almost cntliely fiom the
bones, there were patches of skin on the
skull and faint traces of a mustache wer
visible above the grinning teeth. Pes) les
the tree wns a shallow grave, from whl'di
It was plainly evident thnt tho skeleton had
been lelnoved, but whether while clothed
In flesh, or not, ll wn Impossible to tell.
As the skeleton wub found In Atchison
county, the coroner of that county was
notified and he Impaneled a Jury, that
returned n verdict thnt death had been
rnnscd by hanging with a chnlklllle and
xx 1 1 Ii suicidal Intent. It was supposed that
the skeleton wns thnt of some tramp who
had wtnrled or a tedious existence Ilofnro
It wns burled by the Atchison county far
mers, n number of Nodaway countv l.n
meis, Inniudlng Jacob Punk, Sr A. H
Punk, a brother of the missing man, and
W H, Shakelford, the shorlrf, went to
Atchison countv and identified tho skele
ton ns that or Jacob Punk, Jr. One of the
pnrtv cut through tho skin of the sculp
and found a triangular depression that had
cvldentlv been ptoduced by a heavy blunt
lnsttiiment and undoubtedly was tile cnuso
It was then recalled that nidge had said
that Punk's body was. hanging to the limb
of a tree not fur from his home. The lea
son the skeleton was not discovered befoio
was that it was suspended to the limb of a
Hee that stood in a gully fully fifty feet
below the road.
Jacob Punk believes that llldge killed
his son nnd hp went befoie Justice Similel
X. Proud, of Skldmore, yesterday and bad
a warrnnt Issued for his nnest, charging
him with murder. Sheriff Shiukelfoid A
N. Puul: and others from Nodaway county
came to Knnsas City last night and n de
tective arrested llldge at his boarding place
Iildgp Is about 21 yeais old, and Is un
marrled. He does not seem to seriously re
gard the charge,, under which he Is nr
RELIEF FOR ARMENIANS,
A Correspondent In Constantinople Advises
nu Anierlcm Commission Under
Boston, Dec. 9 A coirehpondent In Con
stantinople, in a letter received heic to
day, describes the condition under which.
In his opinion, relict for the oppressed
Avmunlnns must be dlstilbutid, advising
either nn Independent American commis
sion fot the work, or ono nctln- In con
junction with an English organisation of
"To insure effectual woik," tho writer
s.ivs "It will be essential lot tho I nit"d
Slates pov eminent to take undei ollKia'
protection thp men who distribute'. Other
wise It xx ill not be permitted by Turkey
A relief commission should be orgnnlred
In America on an Independent basis, to
have at least fom supeilntendciits of ills
trlbutlons, one nt Ale xandrc'lta nnotbi i at
Trcblzond and Hircioum a third at Sam
soon, and a foutth at Diaideblr and Mar
din Then, will uniloubti dly lie a larc,.
amount of aid sent fiom Lnulnud Proba
lily It will be well for the American com
mission lo lnnko some all! hup with thoso
In L'liKland In order to covei the giound
"There ts need of thp crentcst haste In
getting mine effective rell, f into the field
The people will bo dving of exposure and
starvation v. ry soon "
iiixiiCiUD wmi .vii;ni)i:it.
.lames lull and Ills Wlfo Are. on Trial nt
Omaha. Nob, Dec. 9 Tho tiial of James
Ish and wife for the murder, last wlniei. of
W 1J Chappie, of Kansas City, open, d to
day. The state proceeds on tin theory
that both lsh and bis wife were shooting
Chappie Two imply revolvers were foun I
near tho cwpc when the police .u rived
Chappie had been Intimate with Mrs Ish
and was caught at the home by lidi The
Ishes are wealthy, and the affair xv as quite
BRIEF BITS0F NEWS.
Yesterday was Michigan day at tho At
Tin- president couldn't hunt much yester
day because It i .lined
A mass meeting at Omaha last night ex
pressed sympathy with the Cuban liusui
gints. The annual meeting of the Kansas Statu
Hoitlcultural tacajedj will In gin In Law
rune to-morrow and will continue thr.e
..The new census shows that Mexico hns
19 cities 1C3 towns, ',213 villages, s, S7J had.
endni-, or laigv estates, and :"J,0oo btnoll
faims or .inches
The A K. Hurkeh.ir.1t Compiny, thi
largest hats, cloaks and furs .lealirs In
Cincinnati, failed yest. rdny for JiVj(.) v
reieivu was appoint.. I.
The. Cleveland chamber of rommcrcn de
cided bust ..veiling to erect a m,rt in,iM'.
on tho publlo squui., whleh s to lust .!!
geth.r with tho sit.., JiOO.ufv ust to
The llrltlsh steam, r Prim Inia. helm f,u
fire inn on ono of the P10., klmd,. ilVih
of Scotland, and w.nt down with her . V
of twenty seven men. oiily one belli .uvcil
Perrln's comet. dls..ver.i from the Lick
&'i'yT ii f "r p'riifiiirig:,,
ri't'lio'ut'li'f-e-eis,:'1 C lB "' 'hu moAtt
A special dispatch from Shanghai savs
that news which has bte received the,,,
com rm the roort that the ltusslansj S
thi. insl gutorc nt thu coniilracy of I i lif,j
Shin ugulm.1 tin. king ofvioreaf U
TIip wale Is cnuslng immense flu, ,
the vicinity of ll.rTln " "many. "tJpps
have been uprooted, hay licks destto. i
und houses unroofed Ihe ilaiiiagl i
umouiu to hundred, of thousands of mnik,
A New York papur says a llllbuiteti.,,, T.
pedltlun fcatled' for A --i" uel t 1 !mb?r V
whose am It is to take the governmem
Venezuela out of the, nands ejf p ". tent
Crespo. The expedition, il Is claim" j .Vl
anVriny"81' ar"'S ""vl ull''u'l' t" cqSip
The will of lYter McQeoeh, the Mllwu.
kee speculitor who i ommllted lul, ,?,'','
week gives un .state nf fiom ini,,., .'
A I'lfrfllltln llninnncli..!!,...
ixi,r,iH T ';"u.-.i.'""",'.',,.u"." mok place at
il-tlan. X;;, '.'.'...'.""ess ror
wh .: V" r.' .: "" - tniun.
marry August Nobl.t ,, , ut iv s'hflVo i,
yesterday, h drew a revolver itiifl VaiVuU
vounded her lie- then ilred three- bum .
Into his ovvn breast and f. H dead be" ,
&, "wtu'.t'le'di'r ",u,"tr oc '"
uimlous for un explanation from the ,fy
rectors of what bus b-omo if ihe ble
surplus of more thai, ts uo m ax ,1 tiw "
Uai,r.ChUi ."u.,,,e" lo'Hrailloii of cu nlni,
which led thu inHiiagvmcnt to tii. fil
next quarterly CU cJxl fa $$
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