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FORT WORTH, TEXAS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1883.
VOL. 7, NO. 24
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es of the Legislature
Bills and Sosolutiona Intro
d, Bead and Eeferred.
for Governor Counted Accord
ing to tho Law.
ids and Criminal Matters Got
'ointora Gathered by a
nmiarv 12. Tho senate was
iiler at 10 o'clock and a quo
is1 resolution Hint n com-
iree be appointed to act with
imittec lrom tho house to
fc time, place and manner of
he vote for governor was
y Resolution that the com
syluin bo requested to ns
uit further legislation is
make the luuatlc asylum
tho wants of tho state.
-lor To establish nnd lay
mads from one county seat
and fixing a penalty for
org to amend ariicio,u(j,
Ulo an ot tno rcviseu statues
wits on open accounts : also
IrticleSOO, chapter 30, title
ide ol criminal procedure:
pud article 1,000, chapter
I of tho code of crlmlual
H also to amend artlclo 3-10,
aptor 8 of tho penal code,
ten To provide, an annual
rfono hundred and fifty dol-
survivlng soldiers ana
ho Texas revolution who
th over ono thousand dol-
ie9 'i amenu urucio
evlsed civil statutes, it
at in suits against an in-
ompanyor jointstock asso-
citntion may uo renuerca
rs or agents.
To amend article 2231,
itle 30 of tho revised stat
ing for taking depositions.
;s to amenu nruoio i&un,
tho revised civil statutes.
To nrovide for tho pay-
Ito county judges, sherllls,
lustiees ot the peace, dis-
ler To amend tlio penal
to trespass upon enclosed
-To give each unorganized
veyor; also, to provide lor
oi lauds in unorganized
o, providing lor running
boundary lines ot ttnor-
ihiuiau- Authorizing and
lc county commissioners of
liKounties to provide for tho
aft all claims duo tho Texas
a so to ariiend article
vised statutes, relative to
notion ot justices courts.
Ick-To amend ai tick's l.loS,
and create article 4.75'JD.
title i)o of tho rovisod
-To amend artlclo 2.803 of
ivil statutes; also to amend
Juki olH, chapter 3 ot the
iauan To amend article
: revised statutes. Ittyro-
punty courts shall not have
; ot suits to recover dain
tier nor for the recovery of
for tho enforcement ot
fciCe, far forfeiture of char-
suits for the trial ot tuo
iporty. . ....
UK To diminish the juris-
lo county courts of Camp
aunties, nnd poylding that
aurts snail nave urisdia-
fces over which tho county
l To nmend artlclo 180 of
kle, providing for tlio pun
liy person disturbing a re
esley Joint resolution
tuon 3, article 7, nnd sec
jcoustitution. It provided
ind collection of two dol-
and a tax of not more
on the ono hundred dol-
for the bu nnoi t of free
Sumner - Joint resolution
Isubinitted to tho people
annuo of section 0. articlo
Ititutlon, as follows: The
property exclusive of the
V to nay tho nubile debt
Exceed iiftv cents on tlio
Idoliars valuation, and no
j or town snail levy
Fenty-llvo cents extent for
Sit of debts already
public btilldlmra. Re-
i providing that tho com-
tvuuns cnnulro into tno
Pf establishing a branch
-That tlio committee on
c requested to renoi t hv
prvvlse, what action Is
mo atato to secure a
P.v tho United States of
1 Texas to lnnd in
Referred. Tho mes
ne covernor on Greer
L'celved and read. It is
and reviews tho claim
ic'-r county, submlttimr
lui ing it to thq wisdom
ur Ireland and
me to tako further
firing the land and nro
lurous of tho state. The
leiirred to tlu (mnmittpo
r l liut the secretary of tho
loopy of tho message just
oi our reoncrcssmen.
' a i
Mr. PfeufTer That a committee of
three bo appointed to act with a llko
committee from the house, to examine
into tho condition of tho governor's
Messrs. Pfeufrbr, Terrell and Ruch
anan were or-polntcd the committee.
Mr. Pfeullbr A petition from th
members of tho city council of Now
Rrauuafels asking that tho charter of
that city bo amended so us to reduce
the city limits. Referred,
Tho joint committee to arrange tho
time, place and manner of
counting the voto for governor,
reported that the count bo proceeded
with, as provided by the constitution,
nt 11 o'clock January 12th, 1883, in the
nan ot ino nousc. Adopted, and mo
senate adjourned to tho house.
Atl j). m. the senate returned to Its
chamber and adjourued till 3 p. m.
Tho senate met and Immediately
went into joint session to complete tho
count of the vote, and at 5 p. m., the
vole being completed, returned to the
Tho commltteo on public lands re
ported back tho bill increasing the
clerical force of tho inland otilco with
tho recommendation that It pass.
Adjourned to 10 o'clock to-morrow.
Tho house met at ten o'clock and
was opened with prayer by the chan
lnin. Representatives George II. Ab
bott of Presidio and F. W. Latham of
Cameron presented their credentials
and were sworn In. Messages wero
received from the senate announcing
that tho joint committee to arrange
for counting tho vote of governor had
decided to perform such duty this day
at 11 o'cIock.
Mr. Moore of McLennan To amend
tho penal code relating to herding of
cattlo, also a bill to prevent employing
miuois without the consent of their
Mr. Foster of Limestone To repeal
tho act providing for tho sale of the
unappropriated public domain.
Mr. Thompson of Rexar To amend
the rovised statutes relativo to the
Mr. Rushing of Kaufman To
amend the statutes relative to road
laws. This bill provides that uo one
be compelled to work tlio roads more
than live days in the year.
Mr. Lnbatt of Galveston To pro
Vido for the surrender of charters of
cities, towns, etc., in certain cases, and
cltlns the manner thereof.
Mr. McBrido of Hayes To author
ize tho commissioncru courts to audit
the pay of teachers In public schools in
Mr. Ayersof Rrazos To amend tho
criminal codo relating to the qualifica
tion of jurors In criminal cases.
Mr. Wilson of Harrison To amend
tho law regulating tho fees of certain
Mr. Jtohlnson of Jack To amend
the revised statutes relativo to Issuing
processes from one county to another
aud regulating tho fees in each case.
Mr. Dufi'of Rrazoriu To amend tho
rovised statutes relating to public
roads and bridges.
Mr. Townsend Of Colorado To
uniend the law regulating public
bridges and ferries.
Mr. Gass of Coryell To restoro the
civil and criminal jurisdiction of the
county court of Coryell.
Mr. Wood of Luvacca To amend
tho law making it a penal offenso to
use loud or boisterous language in a
an of Olay To repeal tho act
niakimr it an ofienso for an agent to
Self cattle v ithout a 'written power of
Attorney from the' owner.
Mr. Wilson of Hunt To amend the
law defining "public place" in the
meaning of tlio statute.
Mr. McRrido of Hayes To amend
tho penal oodo defining the ofienso of
Mi. Wtirzbach of Rexar To create
the bureau of public school, asylum
and uuiveifiity lands.
Mr. Patterson of "Who To amend
tho penal codd relating to the ob
servance of the Sunday laws.
Mr. Gavin of TIarrfcon To amend
certain sections of the penal codo
known as tho canio law.
Mr. Barrett of Cook To amend tho
law making It a ponal offense to har
bor or conceal stolen goods.
Mr. Scott of Kerr To control tho
herding of cattlo and to repeal all laws
in conflict therewith.
Mr, Browning of "Wheeler To
amend tho revised statutes relating to
a change of venue.
Mr. Brown of Johnson To amend
the law relating (o the destruction or
change of oourso of public roads.
.Mr. Stanly of Caldwell To amend
the law defining tho Jurisdiction of
Mr. Newton of Cherokee To make
it a felony to dispose of property upon
which a lien exists.
Mr. Browningof Wheeler Toamcnd
the revised statutes relating to tho
stock and fenco law.
Mr. Wilson of nuut To amend (ho
law relating to tho carrying of deadly
Mr. Stagner of Caldwell To amend
tho law defining tlio jurisdiction of
Mr. Wurzbach of Bexar To pro
vide for office room for justices of tho
peace in certain cases.
Mr. Pendleton ot Bell To nmend
the constitution, making a state tax
of thirty cents on one hundred dollars
exclusivo of tho tax to pay public
Mr. Roaonthalof Fayette Toamend
artlclo 7 as to counties disponing of
their school lands.
Mr. Parsons of Rockwall To pro
vide that state and county taxes bo
lovted soimratelv and independently
of each other, and allowing school dis
tricts to Jew a special school tax.
Mr. Pendleton of Bell Allowing
city, town or justico precincts to be
made eclioof districts, and authorizing
them to levy n tax by vote.
Mr. Chambers of Tarrant Giving
one-fourth of the generul rovenuo to
freo schools and allowing tho Bchool
districts, by vote of tho people, to sup
plement the state fund. .
Mr. Jackson of Smith To amend
section throo of the constitution so a
to give one-third of the general reve
nue to frre schools.
Mr. MeAlpIno of Grimes Memorial
of W. P. IZuber, a Texas veteran, Jisk
lug a re-ennctmont of tho Texas pen
Precisely nt 11 o'clock tho senate,
headed by Lieutenant-Governor
Storoy, cimo Into tho hall nutl
with Senators Shannon, Johnson of
Shelley and Chesly, and Representa
tives Nash, Wilson nud Molptuo as
toners, tno voto for governor mm
lieutenant governor w'as counted in
the presence of both houses, with the
following result: For governor: John
Ireland, 150,800 votes.
G. W. Jones, 102,501 votes.
J. B. Robertson, S24.
for Lleutenunt-uovernor : Marion
E. W. Morten, 58,504.
A. Young, 10,220.
The houso spent tho usual amount
of time and money In the discussion
of the resolution ordering papers for
tho use of tho house. It has always
been a vexed question in the house.
Hon. J. C. Rushing of Kaufman
bids fair to make ono of tho most In
dustrious, attentive and useful mem
bers of tho houso.
Senator Glbbs stated to your repre
sentative to-day that tho report that
ho had his "grip sack" filled with
amendments to the homestead laws
Dallas proposes to oiler Fort Worth
a branch lunatic asylum in exchange
for a branch of the supremo court.
There is good reading hot ween the
lines In that part of the governor's
message relating to public free schools.
The first resolution introduced by
Mr. Chambers, of Tarrant, after affirm
ing tho old law for one-foiulh of the
general rovenuo and a poll tax to ho
set asldo for free school purposes, pio
vldes that the counties may be divided
Intoschool districts which can, by voto
of the people, levy a lax of not oxgeed
Ing fifty cents on tho one hundred dol
lars, to supplement the state tax tuiid.
It aUo provides for the sale, protection,
etc., of the puollc school lands.
Austin Is now entertaining a goodly
number of newspaper men. Both the
Chicago Times aud the Now Orleans
Timca-Dcmocral havosent regular rep
It is not positively certain yet that
Senator Coke will have the senatorial
courso entirely to hiinsdf. Whispers
of another courser being groomed for
the race are being heard,
and a "tall gcnleman," dreised
in black has been sending and recolv
ing telegrams very rapidly for two days
past. What those whispers amount
to no one can yet dcllne, but not a few
believe thorcis "something of a sur
piising nature to bo hoisted all atonco
upon the people who make United
Dr. Parsors of Rockwall Is making
many friends hero and bids fair to be
come n prominent and useful member.
Speaker Gibson is "silent as the
grave" when asked to inillcato who
will bo chairman of any particular
The bill introduced by Hon. J. IL
Robertson of Willlamso.i and whiclL
It Is claimed, embodies tho views of
Commissioner Walsh on land matters,
will be one of tho most Important in
droduced during tho session. It
is very full, carfully drawn
and covers twenty-four pages
of closely written mrnuscrlpt.
It provides for the appointment ot a
commissioner at a salary of twenty
five hundred dollars u year, and
knowing ones predict tills particular
leaturo will prove Its death warrant.
Tho university regeuts aro In the
city busily preparing their report to
bo submitted to tho legislature. It is
tho general oplnson Unit tho piesent
legislature will be moro favorably dis
posed toward tnio institution thnn was
It is understood that nono of Gov.
Ireland's appointments will meet with
opposition when coming before the
senate tor continuation.
Senator Houston is making a
splendid presiding officer.
f picked ur.
of Mrs. Booth, at Decatur Sam
Npim of Intercut from DMiUun, Helton, nnd
fcjjioolul to th OuKotto.
San Antonio, Bexar county, Janunry
12. Colohel Pierce and Mayor Con
verge met Colonel Crocker and Mr.Spof-
ford this morning uear tho Tccas River,
nud a silver splko was driven in, con
necting tho Galveston, Harrlsburg and
San Antonio and tho Southern Pacific
Railroad A friendly banquet fol
lowed the ceremony. Tho mayor
of El Puso on behalf of his people sent
n congratulatory nnd friendly address
to tho people of San Antonio.
Twenty-tlvo bales of cotton wero
suspiciously fired nud burned at Schu
lenuurg station last night.
Of the special Jury venire in tho Ben
Thoinpqn case only six weio selected
this morning, making i-lglit in all.
Another venire Is called for to-morrow,
and it Is expected that tho jury
will then bo completed.
Tlio AttonlalilhB rerforinmiopn of an ICng
llUi:xHteror Ho-Cnllcit HplrllimlUtn.
Hpoolul to thn Clurcjtto.
Belton City, January 12. Cooper &
Jackson's clrcu exhibited hero yester
day and last night with a fair patron
age and success.
The heavy looses of sheep reported
In this section nroved to ho continod
to diseased flocks and such as had been
dilv'on here In bad condition. No loss
Is reported from established aud
healthy flocks during tho late cold
DlicoTcry of n Cliemlo! aiixturo to Male
u S.ifo 0h-ii Kany,
HlXH'lul t tHuOntSttltq.
Denlson, Grayson county, January
12,Tlio slvor cup was awarded toMrs.
Dovoo of this city, at tho skating rink,
at 4 o'clock to-day, the Judges having
decided that sho was tho most graceful
lady on tho floor. Thqro wore three
contestants on the floor. A match be
tween thogcntlcinen will take place to
morrow. S3jjlnl to the Clui'tt".
Decatur, January 12. The wife of
J. "TV. Booth, chief clerk of tho house
of representatives, was burled hero to
day. Mr. Booth, who was called home
on' account of her sickness, will re
turn to Austin and resume his duties
iu a day or two.
A SILYtill SPIKE.
The Completion of tho El Paso and San
Washington, 1). C., January 12.
Mr. Phlmb Introduced a bill for tho re
lief of settlers on the Ocage Indian
lands In southern Kansas. Referrcth
Mr. Jugalls Introduced n bill pro
viding for determining the oxlgeuey
orrcmovnl, or inability of the presi
dent of tho United States to discharge
tho powers or duties of his office. It
provides that whenever two heads of
departments shall state lu writing to
the chief justico of tho sitprctno court
of the Tlnltml KtAtot t It'll.
tho president Is unable to discharge plaining his theory, Mr. Cumberland'
his duties, the chief Justico ahnll xaldi ''One can only get u iwn J
jsiy me uiaucr uoioro tno courr, wuero soil's iiiouglil wnen li lft expreseeti
WIG mii'SUUU win uo uccmcii. II wic
inability exist the vice president to he
notified to assume tho duties of presi
dent A resolution providing that tho sen
ate meet at 11 n. nt. after tlo 17th Inst,
Prof. Mitchell, before the Mississippi
rlVer committee to-day expressed the
opinion that when the Mississippi im
provements wore completed, under the
present plan, a channel fifteen to
twenty feel deep would ho secured in
places now most shallow.
At mo oioto oi tno morning nusi
ness Mr. Plumb proposed to tako up
tho bill to enlarge tho powers and
duties of tho department of agricul
ture. Mr. Morrill moved to postpone
the calendar iu order to proceed with
the taritl' hill. Ho did this for the pur
pose of ascertaining whether thero was
any earnest purpose to pass tho
tariff bill this session. A
sharp discussion ensued during
which Mr. Morgan took occasion to
say If tho bill could bo destroyed by
discussion and amendments, It ought
Mr. Plumb had nil earnest desire to
proceed with the tariff bill, but with u
due consideration to tho other business,
After further debate.and tho adoption
of a resolution to meet at 11 o'clock,
Mr. Morrill withdrew tho motion to
postpone tho calendar.
The military committee to-day de
cided to report favorably Mr. Logon's
bill providing for increasing tho effi
ciency of the army.
Tho senate postonleo commltteo
agreed to report tho house bill
providing for the issuance of postal
notes for tiansmlsslon In mails
of sums la-s than five dollars,
for which a fee of tlireo cents will be
Aum'oi'iluttt prlubrndon nT the KttMit--ToMonnl
A chomlcal mixture is said to havo
been discovered which makes a safe
burglary easy. The burglar needs
only a diamond-pointed drill and a
bottle of tlio mixture. With tho drill
he bores a hole into the plate, and into
the cavity thus opened he pours tho
mixture. Ho then plugs up the hole,
and concealing all trace of it as well
as possible retires and leaves the
chemical to do its work on the inte
rioroftho plates. A couplo of weeks
maybe icquircd for this, depending
somewhat upon tho make of
safe operated on. At tho
end of the proper Interval the
plates will be found corroded to such
an extent that they can be easily cut
through without tho necessity of any
noisy liammerlng or hard work of any
kind. So far as can he learned no safes
havo yet been robbed by this cfl'cctivo
compound, and tho New York paper
which describes Us workings an
nounces that tho secretof Its manufac
ture is known only to some burglars of
that city who are now experimenting
on steel plates with it. One would
suppose they would like a practical
demonstration of its usefulness, and
would try It on a wife occasionally,
Tho Idea of corroding safes is not now,
but the art has never been brought to
a very hiidt point of perfection, and
whenever it Is the public will doubt
less find it out by its works.
Srpoliil to tho CSii!ftH.
Sierra Blahco, Jnnuary 12. Tlielast
spike In the Galveston, Harrlsburg tiud
San Antonio Railway was driven to
day at 2 o'clock p. in. It was a silver
splko, and was dilveu by the following
named genUcnien : Colomd T, W,
Plerco, president ; James Campbell,
assistant superintendent of HI Pilo.
and Major James Converse,, assistant
superintendent of SanAJitpnio. The
telegraph wires wero connected through
to San Francisco, forming a circuit of
over eighteen hundred mllesln length,
from the wire attached to tho spike
making every stroke distinctly audi
ble. Suitable and appropriate
speeches wore made by the above
named gentlemen and Mr. Spofford.
The following remarks from Colonul
Pierce wero givmi on the completion
of the road. "May tin? connection
thus lormed to-day prove a
bond of friendship as well as
one of commercial interest to
the citizens of both states, and
unite iu heart aud sentiments
moots the Gulf states with the Pacific,
and may its projectors live to enjoy
tho fruits of their labors, and their ef
forts to complete this great Southern
Pacific bo appreciated by all of those
who have the Interest of our
country at heart. To all cm
ployes, I return my thanks for
their noble assistance and co-opera
tion." Tlio mayor oi lui i'aso and
council assembled in tlio train dis
patcher's office at El Paso, and on tho
completion off ho road, sent the follow
Ing greeting to tlio mayor of San
Antonio and Its people: The clliens
of El Puso. Texas, through tho mayor
and council, to the mayor and people
of San Antonio greeting; 'fills
in the day Hint we havo
so long looked forward to
when by the driving of a silver spike
tho ends or the Galveston, jjarrisuurg
and San Antonio railroad are united,
thereby establishing Rullnwd commu
nication between San Antonio and El
I'aso. Let us now say farewell to the
old wagon-tralu and Hinge-couch lines
ad let us run by rail ftom both cuds
to a general prosperity.
jusrciMi jiAuurrizs, niavur.
Tho business prospects of Sierra
Blanco aro improving, and It is thought
by many It will yet bo quite a town.
TheTcxasnnd Paclflo Railway has ma
terial thero and it will soon build u
round-house and hotel.
Mr. Duham. tho Texas nnd Pacific
night watchman at this place, was as
saulted and beaten last night by a
tramp whom he had arrested on n
charge of theft.
J. C. Barlow, agent for the Sumple
nian salt works, is doing quite iui ex
tensive uuino3b out in Mexico.
There Is one case of f.mall pox lu our
town up to date. The victim was hunt
to El Paso and died in tho pest houso.
Sluart Cumberland, Esq,, of Eng
land, gave a private demonstration lu
thought reading and an exposition of
spiritual phenomena nt the Trcmoul
House parlors, in Boston, on Wednes
day evening, before a few Invited
guests. This Is Mr, Cumberland's first
appearnuco In Boston, says tho Pott of
that city, and ho has every reason to
feci satisfied with ills efiorts. In ex-.
through his physical system. I do not
claim any supernatural aid, hut can
traco all tlio workings of my system to ,
purely physiological causuM.' Tho, ,
first subject whom Mr. Cumberland,
took to work upon was ex Mayor ,
Green, of whom ho asked tho question:
"Aro you pretty well known lu this
city iT The genial doctor equal to tho
occasion, replied. "Well no, not par
ticularly," wnion remtvrii caused con
siderable merriment among tho com
pany. Mr. Cumheiland's mutliod of
proceduro Is as follows: Ho allows
any perwm to chooso mentally any
object in tho room aud tells this per
son to fix their jnlud entirely on tho
object chosen, then taking tho hand
of thu person ho will lead him
to the object chosen with iv quick
ness and certnlnty absolutely won
derful. Mr. Cumberland will thus
locate a pain lu n person's
body, pick out places which havo been
touched by a coin, find tho person who
had tho coin, and finally discover tho
coin, which has in tho meantime been
concealed, Another difficult trick
which was permi-nted, was the discov
ery of nn object without having any
physical connection with tho person
acting as the subject, but connected
simply by a wiro from tho hand of the
subject to the hand of Mr. Cumberland.
He nlso traced tho rate of u coin with
si pencil, aud finally picked out ah ob
jeat, a small metal turtle, and stood It
on Its head, getting his cue solely
from the sublcet upon whom he was
operating. Tlio various tricks of the
Biwnljed spirit mediums, such as the
spirit knocks, tho slipping of tho ring
over tho arm, etc., wero till shown, the
room being perfectly light all tho tlnio.
There aro many forms of nervous de
bility In men that yield to thu UK) of
Carter's Iron Pills. Those who are
troubled with nervous weakness,
night sweats, etc., should try them.
Sold at wholesale by L. Brunswig.
Gainesville Hack Line,
1jp & Arntlt Imvo pat on u liuclc line le
twven WhltctboronnuOolnosvllle. Tlio Imck
Ichvch Wlilkwboro at U it. m Immediately
nfUT the urrlvhl of tho cunt bound Texuit utid
I'HClflo truln, and leaves (Jalnexvlllu at8p,
m in tltio to connect ot Wliltouboro Willi
thu touth bound train. Kuro ) vay, SI 29.
chanxed for each note Issued
A bill was pnesed granting the right
of way to the St. Louis and San Fran
cisco Railroad through tho Kort Smith
Tho mmiiUo then went Into executive
session to consider tho Mexican treaty.
The executive session lasted three
hoiifB and a half and when thu doors
wero re-opened tho senate ndjomnod.
Tlio Judiciary, this morning, by a
imro majority, decided to table Mr,
Knott's resolution, w'hleh provided for
a forfeiture of the Northern Paclflo
laud grants. It is thought this action
will kill it in a measure for the present
Mr. Butterworth of QJilo, from tho
committee on Pacific lallroads, re
ported a bill atilhoi'ling tho Southern
Pacific and other lallroads to uniteso
as to form a continuous lino of road
between the Atlantic mid Pacific
The bill to increase the fees of the
star route witnesses coming from
west of the Mississippi, passed.
Tho bill to pravcitt the unlawful
occupation of public lands was referred
to thu commltteo of the whole.
Mr. Bingham, from tho commltteo
on postolllee and post roads, teported
fiivoiably niedoliitum calling on the
secretary of tho Interior for informa
tion as to whether the land grants of
lallroads compiled with the Jaws of
congress respecting tho construction
and maintenance of their own tele
graph Hues for the use of the govern
ment and public. Adopted.
The house then lCHiimed uonpiripra
(Ion of tho shipping bill, pending tho
question being on tho committee's sub
stitute as amended for the eighteenth
Mr. Knott moved to strike out of tho
substitute all provisions for a draw
back, stuting his Intention to be to
strike out the subsidy clause.
Mr, Knott's motion was lost ayes
(M, nuya 131.
After tho rejection of tho amend
ment by Mr. Mills, a vole was secured
on the committee's substitute, and it
was agreed to yeas i:M, nays 8(1.
The substitute, In btief, limits the
amount of tho drawback to tlio lounge
collctcd ono year, nndpiovides; for fice
ships and free material.
Mr. Buckncr of Mlssouii offered an
amendment to section twenty of tho
hill prohibiting tho alienation or vol
untary sale and delivery of vessel) en
gaged iu foreign trade to citizens of
any other country or for the purpose,
of obtaining a foreign register within
tcu years oi tile date oi uorMltcutcH of
registry. A lively debate en
sued dining which Mr, Rob
iusou, of Now York, pictured
tho anxiety with which a patriot lu
Imprisonment on a British man-of-war,
laughter, at Fort Henry would
looi: to sou it me tar spangled Hatiucr
was floating iu tho air. It w'ns with
equal anxiety that tlip people looked
to see If thu stiir spangled banner
still oxistcd on the ocean. He did not
believe in this despair of American
Ingenuity and talent. He believed
wo could build shliis and man them
and both in bulldin? and manning
them boat the world, nmupcmcnt,
A huge cinnamon bear lacerated and
(ore George Barker near Leadvlllo last
winter; Dr. W. IC Leonard said, "J
cured his cruel wounds with two boxes
of Bjiowk'b AuNit'A Bai.vh, and
WITHOUT A KCAH," You HllOllId llllVO
a box of Biown's Arnica Salvo always
in tno nouse; it removes liuiammation
and heals whenever thesklu Is biokeu.
If your druggist does not have It,
send U-'i ccuta in stamps to tho Brown
Medicine Company, Leavenworth,
Kansas, and they will send a box by
return mull. For sale by T. W,
Powell. J3. M. WeUs, L. N, Brunswig,
and U, U. .Pate. Fort
A XoTtlty In
G. W. Bashwood i
George L, Huston, of Paikcrsburg.
Chester county, Pennsylvania, will
build a palatial private irilumlon for
himself entirely of Iron, tlio founda
tions, being of solid rock. Tlio archi
tect Is an KiiRllshninn, whom Mr.
Houston recently mot while abroad.
Tho lion work Is now being turned out
at Coatcsvlllu, aa the supvrstrueturo Is
to bo of iron entirely. Tito floor of tho
hall, vestibule1 and library will be laid '
with polished oust Iron tiles, In which J
dilll-rcnt qualities of Iron will
bo used to produce tho same
variety of color as in ordinary
tile flooring. All tho other lloors of '
tlio houso will bo of stout Iron plates
firmly bolted to the Iron Joists. The
out-slde wall and Inside partitions all
through tho structuie will bo Mini
mised of two courses of iron plates
firmly bolted together, so as to be air
tight. Those hollow Iron walls and
partitions will bo mod Instead of chlin
ni'Vfl and for conveying heat to differ
enl parts or tho house and for ventila
tion. The hot onioko and gasscs from
tlio furnaces passing through the sides
of the rooms In tills way will, it 1
claimed, be almost sufllclcnt to keep
the houso emu foi table, iu the coldest'
weather, so that the heating can ho
done with about one-half the fuel le
(iii I red In oidlnary houses. Al
tlio doors and window hashes
will also be Iron, but will bo
coiiRtrueted in nuoh a light way '
and no nicely balanced upon hinges and ;
AvelghtM as tn open and shut us easily'
as those inado of wood. All tho In-
side w'nll and partitions will be hand-"
somoly painted and frescoed po no to '
present tho appearance of an oidlnary
hoime finished in plaster. Oritslda the
stylo of architecture will bo light und
graceful, and It will bo painted and"
ornamented so as to look as if It whs''
built of wood. Tho roof will bo of
strong hoilcr-plato, and on the top at
the convergence of the four gables, '
will bo a liandHomo observatory sup
ported nt tho four corners by
lour Jonlo plllais of Iron. Inside
tho ornaments will bo nitulo of tho
same material. In the pin lor will
he a mantel of polished steel, hand
comcly oinauicnted. There will boa
similar one In the dining loom, upon
which will be engraved hunting
fccuned. In the library will lie a mas
sive mantle so constructed that It will
look as If It worn made of pig iron
fused together. (Julto a cuiloslty In '
this loom will ho u cabinet for the ex
hibition of specimens of Iron. This
will be consti noted entirely of strongly
magnetized Iron, so that all the speci
mens will adhere to the back QflOield
in place solely by magnetic attraction.
In order to guard against tho bung
ling which would lake place In such
a solid iron Mructoro on account of
tlie contraction nnd expansion caueed
by tho heat and cold, thero will ho
breaks in tho iron at intervals, which
will bo lilted -with rubber, so that
when expansion takes place thcio will
bo loom for It without producing any,
hnugoin tho contour of the .frame
work. Ah much as jionslblc of the fur
niture will also bo of Iron, so that If it t
take file lu any pari nothing can burn
but tho carpets and the few urticles of
wood that may be within reach of tho
flames. The house will be an archi
tectural ami sclontlfld curiosity. Mr.
Huston admits that it will cost twice
or three times as much asauy ordinary
house, but claims that with a little at
tention It will last for centuries with
out iopalr, mid will never cost a cent
for insurance, JteaiUnp ('.) Jfrytc.
Rev. R. S. Hcust, Hamilton, Texas,
sayrt: "JSiowu's iron uttcwiios neen
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