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ADDRESS TO TOILERS.
LABOR LEADERS DISCUSS THE
CAUSES OF DISTRESS.
tYor'tingmen Asked to Comblno While
the IiuthlrM Money Power Conspire
Labor Should lie King Unrest I Cann
ing Much Anxiety Nute of Industry. '
Appeal to tho AVuge-Eirners.
To the Members of Organized Labor anil
AllOther Producers and Toiler Thrcuh-
out the United F.ate-.
In viow of t: o jioneia' distress now
pro vailing throughout our country,
which has oxi-tetl for t-o many years
and which will continue until remedial
legislation is o:ia; teJ, and all this oc
curring, t k, at a tiico when our griu.
arie are full to icpletion, a d when,
in tho natural order of things, cur vo
tlucors und toil.-rs should bj en oyiur
to the full tho fruit of their hard and
conscientious laburvs it sccnis t) us
that tho ti : o has ct-ino lor unitc-d a c
tion oa the art o'. those who create
tho wealth of tho country.
Tho res; o -tivo t'emunds and plat
forms of principles of our several o -jani.ations
net forth o:ir opinions as to
tho cuuo that have brought a:;cut
tli is conditio:! of things. Inasmuc.i as
the leading re pro onta ivt s and frijnd
of ail our organizations have placed
ono of tho causes to tho tribulations f
our lcl ed republic to tho departure
of our govern 4. ent from tho w o bi
metals? financial policy oi Wa-hiu-tJn,
.IciTo son and Hamilton, a:il t:io
.substitution ttcrefor of tho pro-ient
monometallic ptlicy recommenced
by KuroiH'an imuiey-owners and u l
vocatoi by their Americai allies,
vw, tho undoiig.ied o.i crs of in
dustrial, ugrieu tuial, and c munorclul
organia i ms. have thought it bc-l at
this particular time, to submit lo.
3'our caroTul con-, id oration a synopsis
of tho legislation ro meeting the pre
cious inotals enacted in this cui itry
in o tho f undatiuu of this (Jovcrn
raent, that jou may judge for your
selves as to what po. tion of such legis
lation was cna rted in the interest of
tho producing and what in the int erest
of tho nen-producing elas-n;-, and as to
whether or not the shrewd n.anipu
lators of our li nances foresaw that the
result of their work would be t: largely
help in tho s-ubju.atio.i of the eoplo.
What'v.'r tho ob.e.-t, cerlam it is that
before tho demoneti. ation of t-iiver
und the enactment ef other lir.a icial
legislation, which our organizations
condemn. .'.:e0 bushels of wheat or
."")XM) p. muds of cotton was the annual
pa." of our C'ongivs-m in and fconat.-iv,
while ti-day 101) bushels of wheat or
lex),OiJ round -t ;f cotton barely s-utt.'co:
befuro denicnet zation .'.".lO ) bushels
of whea'i or :,"( ,0 0 i ounds of cotton
per year would have aid the salary of
tho I'icsident; to-day ho receives the
e -uiva'cnt of 10 ,00j bushels of wheat
or J,0XUO0 pounds of cotton, an I in
like proportijn it is with all other
fixed salaries and incomes.
Was this legislation just' Wat it
honest? Doos it not necessarily follow
that tho demonetization of silver by
limpyvcrishing the food producing sec
tions of tho country, through fa, 1 uro
to procure ; oasonablo prices of .their
products, a'.isos the manu'acturing
sections to accuni ilato oxtossive
stocks, and in c no.,uenco o a poor
market hundred-, of thousands of ope
ratives are no. e-sarilv thrown o.t of
employment, thu robbing them of the
powor, eve i at the low prices, to pur
en c tho necessaries of life?
Again, is it net obvious to every ono
that tho strik ng down of one-half of
thu worll's volume of money makes
tho remaining half a comparatively
easy matter lor capitali ts to control
and manipulate, and th j toiler--, to ob
tain m-jney for tho purchase of their
ford supplies, a o placed cnti.vly at
tho mercy of tho foreign American
mney sharks, wiio, by coat acting
cur.omy, can forco a panic or famine
in money at tbeir supremo will?
Would they lo guilty of axvM a
crime? Wo onlv s-ay in reply lo.k at
Oir present helpless rendition loos
it not scorn to you in the light o tho
facts hero given, that where in tho
mids' of plen y the o i widespr ad
Hulfcring and unhappin.'rss. there is
considerable meat in tho refrain from
"Dig on, ye tollers, dig; tho legisla
tive button that we pre-s will do tho
Tho first coinairo law enietol under
tho constitution was recommended by
liamilt :n, concurred in by ,,'elTorson,
and approved by Washington, pro
vided for tho f reo an 1 unlimited coin
ago of both gold and silver: th j silver
lo;lar containing .n 1 1 giains of i u o
Jn 127 tho mint laws were revised
and a st indard oi b .th gold a .I siiver
was made nino-t'iiths line -that is,
nico-tonths pure metal, and one pa t
alloy; tho number of iure silver grain i
to the dollar remaining unaltero viz,
This law Oitablised our p o cnt ratio
of 1 to J.
In August, lw(", the public debt,
which grow out of the war, reached its
highest point the debt less cam in
tho treasury, being S ,T..:, i. J,0 ) I. This
dobt was not payable in o'd. . o
bonds or other governmental lega
tions were oer made sj eiilicall,- pay
ab'o in cold. Tue interest oh boi.tU
was mado payable ine in; tho greater
portion of tho principal of tin) original
iKnd is in coin not jjold evin, but coin
of cither gold or silver.
In l'l) the princip.il of the bonded
dobt wa also rnado paab'o in coin.
In HiO th ) standard of c in was by
tho rofunding act noinimted in tho
bond, that is to say, all of tho obliga
tions of tho l.'nited states were then
declared payable in cither gold or sil
vor, of tho pro.-ent ratio, at the option,
not of tho landholders, but of the po -pie
of tho United Mates.
All of tho acts parsed s'neo the closa
of tho civil war, it will bo observed,
wero in tho intere t of the bondhold
ers and against that of the producers
Hut it icmaincd for tho yea lT.'l to
witness tho crewning blow of all. In
that ye ar an innot nt appearing bill
entit'ed, "An Act Kovlsing tho Laws
Hclutivo to the Mint, Assay Offices
and Coinage of tho United States,''
was successfully snuggled through
That bill purocty omitted from tho
list of coins to lo irinted tho silver
Uy that clandestine act, of which
tho pooplo an 1 tho twoplo's represent
atives wero ignorant, and tho subse
quent act of ltt.;f, adoi ting tho revised
Statutes, silver was demonetized and
tho world's volume of ultiractc redemp
tion mcnev was reduced from about
$7,100, 000, 6Y0 to $.V)0 0:HCöX
In 1ST S after the discovery of tho
crime of 1.3, Congress pa-o I what is
known as tho "Bland bill." This bill was
vetoed by I'rerident Hayes (John Sher
man being Secretary of Treasury) and
Congres passed tli 3 bill over the veto.
The act added to our olumo of monoy
over :J70 0),MK) standard silver dollars.
In IS: 0 what is known as the "Sher
man a?t" was pa-sed as a substitute
for tho "Bland act" of This law
further increased our volume of monoy
ever 1 ."0.1 00. 0 0.
Under the U'.an.l and Sherman laws
ovo: $..H0,0 K) ID J or about $ i or capita
was aided to our volume of mmey.
As all rejecting men are agreeil that
tho present distress is due to a scarcity
of mon.-y, wo must leave it to th im
aginären as to what would now bo cur
coalition if tho gold standard men had
had their way, and our present insuffi
cient volume of monoy was ?.0 ,0 0,
Tho Sherman bill v as adding over
$.0 0 ) ,000 a yon-. to the mon ?y of tho
c untry. wl:cn in 1 s .J its ivpeal wai
im per ou sly do i andoil b.' Kuropeun
financiers through their Am rican al
lies and al hough tho icople's repre
sentatives mudo ono of the rrandost
olTo.-ts ever wilnos od in behalf of tho
priduc rs and toilers of cur country,
yet tho power f the financial instit.;
tifnsof Huroje was so great that our
I o -plo w ro com pel I. d to submit to
Now tlio question is, what do tho
tens oi millions of victim; in this coun
try of the diabolical gold standard pol
icy of Lunbard and Wall streets pr
poso d in about it? Submit to sub
juara ion, or dema-.d in no uncort iiu
tones Iho immo liato res'oration of sil
ver as standard money? No, they will
no lonjrer submit to such injustice!
And, therefore, we earnestly recom
mend tlio adoption of the lollowing
Ve demand of tho present Congross
tho immediate return to tho monoy of
tho constitution as establish 1 by our
fathers by restoring tho free anil un
1 mitjd coinage of ooth gold and silver
at tho piosent r..tio of i tol, the toins
of b th motals to bo equally full legal
tendor for a'ldebts public and private,
as before tho fiatidulcnt demonetiza
ti. n of silver in 17 f.
"Wo also e nlemn tho increase of
the national debt in time of peace, and
tho tiso of inter, st-bearing bonds at
J. K. Sovereign,
J. W Haves.
S MCEI. (tOMPEKS.
Ameiicau Federath n of Labor.
Kcoexe V. 1EHS.
American Kail ay l uion.
I'rt sident F. A. ir I. U.
C. A. K0BISSON,
J. M. B. A.
There is a wheel tru?t.
Toronto :ets coal for S".25.
Disston owns 4,000.000 acres.
Savannah car fare is 1 cent.
Hungary has Knights of Labor.
Lord Kosebery favors single tax.
Kansas City has :100 cigarmakeis.
Texas has a Federation of Lal or.
Scatfc bas cut teachers' salaries.
Fall liiver has 25.000 unemployed.
New York has a Hungarian paper.
Milwaukee has a bootb acks' union.
St. Paul clerks hold "dime socials.
St. Louis has two union breweries.
Ililtimore has a working girl'
Fresno (Cal ) boxniakers lost a
England has 1,G i co-operative so
cieties. Glennis (Wash.) has a socialist col
ony. American tackmakcrs organized in
Manchester loom fixers held a ban
quet. Paris store clerks get commissions
Kansas City musicians have organ
iamI. Lowell has a workingaicn's debat
Caliiornia Amcrhan Hallway Un
on strikers were indicted.
k'nglish bakers arc agitating eight
Funeral directors have a national
Hubbard. Ohio, has a co-operative
. ollin,' mill.
All Kansas City union plumbers
Crand l apids furniture workers
will r;ot strike.
Milwaukee electric workers' strike
Paris is to have a world's congress
of rad road era.
St 1 aul union barbers hold literary
Fall liiver spinners and carders
are to amalgamate.
St. Louis harness-makers want
piece work abolished.
Allegheny ounty (Pennsylvania)
breweries are being boycotted.
Toronto Metal Platers and Polish
ers' Union is booming.
Providence, IL I., wants electric
railway nun licensed.
Ifroiherhood engineers will patron
ize labeled goods.
Wholesale druggists will light drug
gists who cut rates.
Johannesburg (South Africa) coach
men get U a month.
Virginia colored miners took the
places of Ohio strikers.
(Ircat Pritain's amalgamated car
penters number 41,000 men.
Pow (icily and Gompers sp ike at a
Newark Populist meeting.
It is siid that Lussian g!asswork
ers get from ."0 to per year.
1 otatoes sell for cents a pound
at Johannesburg, South Africa.
Toronto street railways pay 8 per
cent, of their receipts to the city.
Cincinnati Central Labor Union
Indorsed the Populist labor ticket.
The municipality of Cleveland is
supplying homes to evicted tenants.
Kan-as City unions want Missouri
stone used on a (iovcrnmcnt build
ing. One railroad man In Laramie made
fifty-five days for the month of Sep
tember. A Kan-as City man is being prose
cuted for charging 48 per cent, in
terest. Seattle printers struck against a
flrra violating the rule that allows
one apprenti:c to each pres?nn:n em
ployed. Wisconsin, Michigan and Minne
sota woodmen will organize foi short
The Tacoma Iron Moides' Union
has been surd for damages by an ex
A Cincinnati machinists' union is
chargeJ with ignoring a boycott
against a blackliste 1 shoe.
Cincinnati cloakmnkcrs struck
again t cuts in wages that have ag
gregated 00 per cent, with'n a year.
At Indianapolis an American Hail
way Union striker has sued the Penn
sylvania Kailroad for $15,00U fur un
The Turkish lal oring day is from
sunrise to an hour before sunset,
with an hour for prayers and dinner.
The Garment-Workers' Try de Coun
cil represents -10,000 people in the
clothing industry in New York.
A large amount of this year's Imp
crop in Washington will be used to
fertilize the ground for the next year.
The Cincinnati Labor Exehan.e
secures employment for mechanics in
exchange for provisions, groceries
Cincinnati Central Labor Union
will gather statistics on the number
of unemployed in various trades and
rate of wages i aid.
The Cin innati German Trades
Council and the Central Lahor Union
have decided to unite in
Labor day next year.
In rt Lou s men aic placed at the
entrances of boycotted houses, and
they make a list of the nni m men
who patronize the ro leeniv
Tl c "Church and the Labor Move
ment" was tl,c subject of an addiess
by l'rof. II. .1. Lord at the Cincinnati
Central Christian Church.
The object of the Federal Union of
Kansas c.ty is to gather into one or
ganization men vh-c occupations
are not represented in the various
(juincy (111.) union cabinet makers
struck lor the discharge of one of
their number because he drank and
neglected his family. The man was
The? g owing antagonism of inter
est between the employing and em
ployed classes, the continuous move
ment of each toward thoiough or
ganization en opi using linos, the
concentration of capital and the
multiplication of its subject wage
earners, the ever-widening chasm be
tween the rich and the poor and the
ominous increase in number of the
very poor, a class all but unknown in
this country a few decades ago, can
not but ausc anxiety to all who have
at heart the welfare of the country.
C cvcland Plain Dealer.
Our Fr; (?) Country.
This is a ".rec country," cry the
Free to starve or go to work at
pyup?r wages to earn rents and water
taxes for 1 uilman.
Origin of tho Name Yankee.
For tho la 4 100 or more years tho
philtdrgists have been p nderingtini
thco'i ing as to til i pro! able origin o"
tho word Mi'a. ko and yet tho my -tery
has not been solve I. Thi .rry
thought it to Lo a corruption of Man
kin," a diminutho o .John, a naino
tint was reucntly lestovcd upon tho
Dutch colonist of New York by their
Connecticut neighbors. Dr. Villiam
Cordon, one o tho first to wrlto a his- !
t ry of tho war o in lej endenee, teems
to 1 avo entertained an entirely dif.er
ont opinion. Ho says that a ik o
wai a slang or ca'jt word in uso in
Cambridge, Posten, anil other of tho
larger Massa-husetts towns as arly as
1 l; being at that tinu used in'tln
enso Oi denoting something o." moro
than ordinary n crit, such as "Yankee
good wagon " Yaukeo .oid wouther,"
etc. In some cases it was u ed with
out tho wo d good, for which word it
thon sto d as an equivalent, as Yan
kee cider," etc. Anbury, an l-'nglish
writer, givo still another theory lo
account o tho origin of the word. He
Buys "It is derived from a ( l,er.keo
Icdian wjrü oankk. which signi' o
lu-th 'coward and Vi'avo.' it was hs
stowo.l on l he inhabitants of New Kng
land by tho inhabitants of Yi g niabo
causj tho former wo ildnot. ssist them
in their war wit' tho Indians, irom
whoso language tho word was taken,
and was at f rst, only ii;cd as a term oi
derision." St. Louis I'cpubli-j.
Wttgos Century Ago.
Those wero the wages of lalur in
Delaware and Maryland 100 years ago:
White !u!m rei s, by the day, alt any time
of tho year, 1 shilling ti pei.e'o. frco
blacks, alwnit 1 shilling: la' or in hnr
vo t, 4 shillings 0 ponco; free backs,
by tho year, .18 ,s shi lings: hi fed
hlavo, xl 4 shillings; oversee r,
lOshiiings. All thoio workmen
coived board arid 'olging besido .
A l'Oi'UbATION of 2 to (J tothosuaro
milo indicatoi a grazing country; of (i
to 8 a farming region in an early stalo
of dovolopment; 18 to 4. a farming
dist let highly developed: a grea'.or
numbo. a manufacturing rogim.
A KKW additional dollars givo
printed iinportanco to any fool's movo-monts.
A BIRD HUNTING PIG.
lie Wa as Reliable hs Any Pointer Dog In
Iii 1(-M. '
We call pigs stupid creatures. This
Is not tair. They are really as Intel
ligent as the majority of domestic
animals, but thej lives we allow
tbem arc too sh .rt and their oppor
tunities too few for them to show
their abilities to advantage. The pig
of which 1 have more particularly to
tell was by no means a handsome
specimen, but what she wantel in
bvauty she made up in talent.
Asa baby pig she b ranged to a
per.-on named Too m er, indshewas
reared with a family of yo;n;g pointer
puppies. She look kindly to her
play ellows, and when they became
old enough to follow the keeper in
his walks she too would come trot
ting and gruniing alter. When Mr.
Toomer began to train his youug
charges for their work of finding and
pointing out game there was danger
tnat piggy might make mischief.
Hut the keeper would not leave her
shut up at home, lie had, he said,
broken many dogs a obstinate as
pigs, and could surely break a pig
that was so much inoie tractable
than the rest of her kind !o h3
taught her to "ba k." th.it is, to
stand perfectly still whenexer a dog
had bum I game and was jointing at
teach her this be used both
rewards and l uuisliments: when she
i did wrong he pelted licr with tiny
I stones, for he ould not catch her
and chastise her as ho did naughty
puppies and when sbe behaved her
self well he had alvas bailey meal
p ddhig in his pocket for her.
I'.ut this was not all. lie discov
ered th.it piggy. like many otinr
pigs, had a keen sense of smell. She
learned to scent the game, and point
at it fo.- herself; but not .u:te like a
d(g. A pointer dog, when h has
fo nd game, stands generally, with
one of his forep.iws held up till hi
master comes to him. l'iggy, as soon
as she was sure that she had found a
partridge or a I are or a rabbit,
would drop on iicr knees and so ic
main for five minutes if necessary.
Unfortunately I e.'ore her schoolmas
ter bad time to teach her any fur.
V. ... ...... . . 1 : . l . .... . . .,i . in.
n.i-i iuuiiiiii.-)Iiiih,iiis no uieu jus
widow sent piggy to a man with
whom she Ii cd for three years. Hut,
alas, piggy rUü not escape the com,
mon doom of pigs, in the end she
was shut in a sty, fattened, and
made into bacon, as ail
(tors had been before her.
Mussy Sükcs, X,!
Thcreain'tanytliiir out what can
t be got round someways," remarked
' Mr. dared Spring to a chance vis.toi
i who had stopped to inquire the r:ad
to the nea:est town. 'There's ec
need o' fussin' over anyth'n,' no mat
ter what. That's what I tell 'em."
"That's a pleasant view to take id
jlite," replied the traveler. "You are
1 quite a philosopher. I'.ut you say you
t live here allalon . Don't you ever get
Oh land, ves! I'm as
an old cat sometimes."
old man. 'Put then,
the c's an easy way of
You iro to see some of your neigh
bors. I suppose," said the Strang, r.
"Mussysakes, no."' ejaculated Mr,
Spring. 'T can't waste my etren'th
a-trapsein' round neighborin'. I jest
uo to Oed an' sleep it olT. That's the
easiest way of gittLV rouj.d lu.csoiue.
1 emarUablc though t'.iis remedy
seemed to the visitor, si:-e waj com
pelled to admit, as the eld n an
handed her the reins a cd obligingly
"clucked" to her horse to start Irui
on, that in his cae it appeared to
have been perfect. y successful.
hods in lilKSIU.
Not until comparatively recent
times have the inhabitants of Lussiu
known the us ? of beds excepting in
the ease of luxurigus patrieiaus whe
could ai'ord them. The peasants
slept on the large ovens Ko he found
in nearly every bouse, while the
soldiers were provided with a sort oi
cot without bedding. The middle
classes and the students, on the other
hand, contented themselves with
wrapping a blanket round tbem and
lying down near the primitive look,
im: stoves. ot long ago be.ls wert
introduced into the hoarding schools
which abound in Pussia, and now
their use has become rather general.
As is customary in this absolute mon
archy, the introduction of these
articles of comfort had t be brought
about by a special edict from the
Czar; and. as a matter of course,
the scrvi e school beys and other-,
who have I cen allowed to use tbem
by royal behest, naturally look upon
his Majesty as a great benefactor.
Preservation of Knilroatl Ties.
An experiment on the Atchison,
To;eka and Santa I e Kailroad dating
back to IsSI, which shows that 40
per cent, of fifty Colorado pine ties
were yet In the track arter ll.S.'l
years exposure, ind catcs that the
average life of tics treated by tiie
zinc tannin pro ess will not be less
than twelve years.
I "n prepared oik tic erst about ".'i
cents each, and some ill cents more
for hauling, distributing, and laying,
making a total or 7 ctnts each.
Hence as they last eighl. c.t:s, their
average annual cost ir.'!.:i cents.
The liurncttbcd tics arc said lo cost
1'2 cents each under the like condi
tions and, as they last t velve years,
the average annual charj.e is r cents,
thus indicating an economy of .',iiii
cents per year per tie, or, vlien :,M40
are laid per aiiie, of $J( per year per
mile of track.
Ir is stated that in a certain dis
trict in Australia mosquitoes arc so
plentiful that they arc t nable to get
on a stranger all at, on e, and so they
stand round in relief and wait for
their turns, like customers in a bar
INDIANA STATE NEWS.
An Interesting Summary of the More Im
portant Doings of Our Neighbors Weil,
dinjjs and I)-:itln Crimes. Casualties auJ
General New Notes of the State.
vVakakusa is to have an oar factory.
GL.xrK,:,s has broken out among
CKOTHKi svii.u: people, are clamoring-
for ix town Ii dl.
G'JKKNSüfK: is talking ;f out build
ing a new opera lious..
TilK po-tol'ic at ropewc l, Ripley
County, will I e dis. ontinu -d.
TlIK great Meorewoi d tin plate fac
tory. Gas City, h:: resumed.
Kiciiaki) 1:-ys(n's re-idence, near
Clay City, is in ashes. Loss. sl'.Oüo.
Mkküman faiiey glass works. Ander
son, a'ter two v elars' idleness, lias re
sumed. Tl IK small-pox epidemic at Walker
ton, has ost the eounty about up
"IUvk" SMITH, a well-known char
acter of Fo.-lcx i!le. dropped dead from
Dt'N'Kii'X hr.s let a contrai't for an
oh' trie liirht nlant. ti lie omihtcd
! in nitietv (h.vs.
Willi. i: Martin Xeweome wa- fel'imjr
I a tree n ar I'rookville a limb fell on
I him. Will cie.
Mi:s. V. I . IMiiM'mtv. a well Unuwn
An!erou w an while talking to a
friend (ii'oppeu tiead.
T !: eilitor of t ho I oan- o -t Times
is still advertising dead beat subser h
ers by o:,.erinur their ::eeoants for sale.
M Abis ). is f'.ud to have a :-uieido
club au I already some half a lioen
mem hers have Jo'u:ed the silent ma
jority." Jlirnoa) Watts, whi'e working in
a gravel pit near Wa1 ash. was ea glit
under twelve tons of gravel and fatally
South lh::;i)'s want are very
numerous. Among them arc a new
hotel, a publie library building, and
suppression of gambling dens.
Alukijt ('üousson'.-s barn near Ko
komo burned. In the ashes were found
the charred remains of a human body
supposed to have been a tramp.
(.'has. Hay. a farmer near Atwood,
found the dead body of an unknown
man t ear a straw stack on his farm.
He had evidently died of starvation.
G;:ofk;k W. K(XTi;h died at Water
foul, from prostration, resulting from
amputation of a band, which ha 1 been
crushed ina eane mill durir.ga friendly
William Christian, who mysteri
ously disappeared from horn-.; over
eighteen years ago. has returned to his
mother, who now li es in Blackford
Tin: Bloom field bank robler who was
captured and is now in jail at Sullivan,
was identlicd by a Chicago detective.
an (eopge West, ono of tho most noted
safe blowers in tne country.
J. II. KosKvniAL, an Indianapolis
baker, began work at the Fienna
I'akery in Anderson. He was unused
to using natural gras and turned on the
gas for some time I efore applying the
match. Tho Las explode 1 and b.u ned
his hands, face, 1 reitst, and head badly.
All of the hair Was burned o!T and tho
lie h cooked until it fell off. It is
thouirht that he will die. He suffered
Adjutant Gunkijal Rohlvs lias
completed the elassilieation of the
various expenses incurred during the
railro.ul and coal miners' strikes. The
total costo! the summer's labor troubles
will rca h ?..'Vn, every dollar of
which the State must pay. Ten thou
sand doMars of the amount will lie paid
to the railroads for transportation1 of
troops. The pay roll amounts to 4'..
0i;o. which snm iia already been paid
by Gov. Matthews. Telegraphic com
munication between the troops and the
state o eiubs cost .'; ". Aside from
the salarie . which were paid out of a
private loan negotiated iy the Gov
ernor, the other bills will not be paid
until after the sess on of the General
Assembly, when an appropriation will
be made for the purpose.
Tili: home of Charles I'urrier, col
ored, on Hart street. Vincennes, was
blown up w.th dynamite. Tho house,
was badly wrecked, but no one was
killed. There are various rumorst on
coming the probable cause, but no
lu id explanation is known. Mr. and
Mrs. I'urrier are ouiet and inoffensive
colored people. They own their home,
and are comfortably situated. Tho
husband was a Tnion soldier and draws
a pension win di si-pports hi n and his
wife. Mrs. l'tiri ier has the t onlidenee
and respe t of all her neigh beirs. so
far as is known io the publie. They
had a snug four-room cottage nearly
new. It is now hadlv wre -ke l. The
dynamite was plu ed uj on a back
porch, and shattered the entire rear
portion of the house.
.lonxKoKiM'KN', for twenty-live years
connected with the mailing depart
ment of tin Indiana oils .Journal, died
re.ently, a victim to the Christian
science craze. A ew days ago Koep
pen contracted a bail eold, but thought
if he ou'tl couvin e himself that there
was nothing tho matter with him he
would in reality be in good health.
He talked to a number of the brethren
in the laith. and they assured him that
he was on the right track. His con
dition bevamo alarming, and he con
suited a hysirian, who told him he
had an attack o congestion of tlio
1. ngs. Kooppen was advised to re
main in his loom, but he agahi took
the advice of the Christian Scientists,
and went about his work. Ho deter
mined to light it out on that line, an 1
remained on his feet as long as he
could stand. lb; linatly went to boil,
ami in two hour.s wa death
J auk Stkvkns and William Ilenine
had hot wo; ds over a glass of beer at
St. Maurice, near Grccnsbtirg. Stevens
drew a revolver and shot Me nine dead.
This was the third murder in that
licighbjrhoo I within the past year.
AK'iKKa five weks struggle, the
Kokomo City Count ii I passed an ordi
nan e prohibiting the use of screens in
saloons. The measure permits tho rso
of screens during legal hours, bat at
nights, Sundays, and legal holidays
be re ens or anything that o' struets tho
view must be removed so tho ollicers
can seo the entire interior if the build
Ilow a Prominent Kentucklan Saffered
with It Ilia Cure a Marvelous One.
Few men In Kentucky are better known
tbaa Hon. John M. Rice, of Louisa, Law
rence County, lata Circuit Judzo of Iba
Sixteenth Judicial District of Kentucky,
and few men in that or any other; Stat-i
have passed through a raoro remarkable
experience and live to tell the tale.
About six years ao he was attacked
lth sciatic rheumatism, which developed
so fast that he scoa lost all control of bis
legs. His w hole systam became deranged
and he was indeed a physical wreck. The
muscles cf his limbs Aere reduced by
atrophy to mere siring, and ho felt that
his life was praduady wearing away.
Km i tie a t physicians were consulted and all
known ::'eans of relief employed without
avail, aim it lodeei soemel a though
Kenlycky was to lose vtia of her most
It was at tills tln.e that Jude Rice first
heard of Dr. Wdliams Tin l itis fur I'ala
Teoplo. Ho promptly applied them to his
own case, and hs a result he Is to-day a
veli man. The effect of tho Tills wa
luarvolous. Jutlse Iiito regalnoJ the power
cf his limbs, b s appetite returned, and
nature ucaln ptrformed her function
properly. The above case was investigated
and vouched for by tho Covington l'ost.
and stands as ono of the most remarkable
cures known In tbo annals of medicine.
No discover In medicine has createl
more discussion, both In medical clrcloi
und hi the newspapers, than Dr. Williams'
I'bik 1'itls. The man remarkable storle
that have been pub'itlied of the cures ef
fected by these pills have hrotuht them
Into the Treat st prominence ho:h In this
Country und abroaiL '1 hey have been an
nly.o l l y si im of the most eminent chem
ists and It has I ee.i ascertained that they
are nn unfalllnr peclllc for such dis
eases as locomotor ataxia, partial paraly
sis, it Vitus' dame, sciatica, neuralzht,
rheumatism, r.orvous l.e i.lac!t. tho after
efTi-cis f la urlpiK. palpitation of tha
heart, pile and sal our coinploxions. that
tire I fetdln? resulting f rain nervous pros
tration: all lisoHscs reultinr from viti
ated humors in tho blood. Michas scrofula,
rhp-rile erydpelas. oic. They are also
peclüc for trouble peculiar to females.
u b a suppressitjns. irregularities and all
forms ef weakness.
Tho attitfiilo of Ens'and toward th
fox is a very serious t ne; that animal,
sacred to the tdiaso, mut hi ki led in
the icu ation manner or not at all. A
little losi-on on tho subject was ;iyen,
inhisyoath. to Sir llobert Adair, a
once famous di)lomatist
I'o had been ediuated at the Univer
6it f (I.ttin en and on returning tu
Kurland visited his uncle, Lord hop
pel. at En.-ton. On ono cocasion ha
went to shoot pheasants In Fakonham
wocd, and there ho became acqu linted
with his celebrated cousin, Charles
Mr. Fox, the best-natured of men.
seeing that he was a shy youth, did
everything in his power to set him at
"Well, younjun," said he, "where do
you spring from?"
"From Göttinnen. "
' Net much shooti ig there. I su
(h, yes, W3 used to shoot foxes," re
plied tho lad. innocent'y.
"Hush." said I ox; "never pronounce
that word a;ain, at least in this house,
for .f the duke were to hear you had
killed one of my namesake' he would
swear it bjlonuel to 1 akcuham wcod!"
SfTitibcrt I c lrne l IVs!.
Schubert was precocious. Ho learn
ed to play both piano and violin at S
years of ajje, and was put under tha
care of tho villajro organist, who so n
said: "I fan teach him nothing.
Whenever I wished to give him somi
thinjx fresh ho knew it already.
TiiK ppcatcst preponderance of fe
males to males is found in tho District '
of Columbia, where tho propo.tion is
110.24-' females to 10'Uiu) ma'os. This
Is duo to the extensive em; loyment of
women in tho Government otlicos.
Of Fall present fo many variations of tem
perature as to tax tho strength and mae
a pathway for d sea-e. Hood's larsapa
rllla will fortify the system against these
dangers by making pure, healthy blood.
-Sores camo out on n itjrT
my limbs. I tried fl 111013
different medicines, Vs-
but none Helped me.
At last my mother heard of Hood's Sarsa
parllla. After takinj part of a bottle the
sores bejran to heal, and after a short time
I was completely cured. We kee. It in
tho houso mos.t of the time. As a blool
purifier I know of nothing better." Lkox
St. Jon.v, Fairmont, Minn.
Hood's Pills are purely vegetable, hand
made peifejt in proportion and appearance,
Z IIIGIIE ST VAVVlD I
i "SLPCO? NTPiTlPN-THE LIFE!'
H - r-, v TT-"V TrV w TT
Has justly acquired the rerulation of bein
The Salvator for
An Incomparable Aliment for the
Growth and TROtrcTiOM of INFANTS and
CH I REN
A superior nutritive in continued Fevers,
And a reliable remedial agent
In all gastric and enteric diseases ;
often in instances of consultation over
patients whose digestive orpans were re
duced to such a low and sensitive condition
that tfie IMPERIAL C1RANUM was
the only nourishment the stomach
"would tolerate when LIFE seemed
depending on its retention ;
And as a FOOD it would be difficult to
conceive of anything more ratable.
5oU by DRUQOISTS. Shlrpinr Depot.
JOHN CARLU & SON3. New York.