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PUBLISHED EVEBY THURSDAY
At Flagstaff tho county Beat of Coco
Last year tho saloons of Xow York
Sold S02.000.000 worth of beer.
In ono year tho pold production of
Colorado has jumped from S7.80?,000 to
The movement to establish a nation
al park nt Appomattox is meeting with
much favor in Virginia and elsewhere.
Ax autotroph can now bo sent over
tbo long-distance telephone line be
tween Paris and London, a distance of
Xkaiily 3,500,000 cigars were manu
factured last year in Missouri, an av
erage of thirteen for overy man, wom
an and child.
llv a vote of 71 to 20 tho Arkansas
house of representatives has passed a
hill prohibiting tho sale or giving away
of cigarettes or cigarette papers.
Gkx. ItooTii, of tho Salvation array,
addressed 200 ministers at Toronto,
Ont., on tho Uth, and ho claimed that
ho was tho successor of John Wesley
nut also compared himself to Moses.
Dh. Cii.uii.k8 Mo.ntkzuma, a fnll
Wooded Apache, says that the only
way to civilizo tho Indians is to place
them in direct contact with tho whites,
and compel them to earn their living
hy their own labor.
A mix was recently Introduced in
tho Xew York legislature providing
for tho punishment of wlfe-beaters by
means of the whippingpost, and it was
supported by tho Society for tho In
vention of Cruelty to Children.
The final preparations for tho wed
ding of Miss Anna Gould to Count do
Castellane, of I'aris, have been com
pleted. Tho wedding has been ar
ranged for March I at tho Gould resi
dinco on l'ifth avenue. Xew York.
A HKCEXT agricultural bulletin said
that farm animals in tho United States
were worth nearly 82,000,000,000; thero
arc 15,000,000 horses, 2,!OO,000 mules,
C0.000.000 cattle, including milch cows;
42,000,000 sheep and 44.000,000 hogs.
It was stated by those who should
know that nil arrangements had been
completed for tho betrothal of Miss
Consuelo Vnndcrbilt with a young
English nobleman of high rank and
that this would be announced shortly.
Ex-.lunoE Jeue Wir.so.v, of Wash
ington; Congressman Lafe I'ence,
Senator Allen and J. llalston, of
"Washington, are tho counsel whom
tho Knights of Labor executive board
liavo retained to fight tho govern
ment's gold policy in tho supremo
Rev. J. 1!. Hawthorne, pastor of
tho First Baptist church at Atlanta,
Ja., preached a sermon on the night of
the 10th over tho telephone, and all In
Atlanta, Athens, Griffith, Macon nnd
JIndison wl.o had connections, listened.
He did not attack R. G. Ingersoll, as
had been expected, and his auditors
were somewhat disappointed.
It was reported that tho Elgin Na
tional Watch Co., of Elgin, 111., and tha
"Waltham Watch Co., of Waltham,
JIass., would, In tho near future, bo
consolidated and pass into tho posses
sion of n British syndicate. The valu
ation of the two properties is 810,000,
000. of which amount 89,000,000 will go
to the Elgin company and 87,000,000 to
the Waltham company.
A DETAcmiKXT of Moorish cavalry
has arrived at the town of Coso Blanca,
a seaport of Morocco, on its way to
X'cz with some ghastly trophies of war
ior the sultan. These consisted of two
cart loads of human heads which had
heen obtained during a recent punitive
expedition against tho Rahamma
rebels. They have been salted In or
der to preservo them, and will be pre
sented to the sultan In that condition.
They will afterward be exhibited on
tho walls of Fez.
At the Inquest on the body of John
Twlss, who was hanged at Cork, Ire
land, recently for an agrarian murder,
the chaplain of tho prison gave evi
dence that tho condemned man had de
clared that he was innocent of tho
crime of which ho had been convicted,
and that he was the victim of police
revenge. Tho jury gave a verdict stat
ing that they belioved him to have
heen innocent nnd that he ought to
have been reprieved. The coroner
coincided in this viow. Tho case has
created a great sensation.
Each congressman is entitled to
5125 worth of paper, pens, ink, etc.,
each session of congress, and if ho does
not avail himself of the full extent of
his privilege, he can draw tho balance
In cash. This congress members havo
been fortunate, as thero havo been
three separate sessions, entitling them
to nn aggregate stationery account of
S375. Xot a dozen havo taken out their
full quota of stationery and many havo
drawn but a few dollars' worth. Ono
account showed only 3 cents drawn
during the session, while quite n num
fcer wero from between 81 and S10.
The fourteenth international Chris
tian Endeavor convention will be held
in Boston on July 10 to 14, nnd it is
expected that sixty thousand delegates
will attend. Great preparations are
being made for the entertainment of
this vast number of visitors. As far as
possible, eacli stato will be given head
quarters in some church. Mechanics'
hall has been leased. Tho main hall
will scat about eight thousand persons.
Cotillion hall will bo used ns Massa
chusetts headquarters and Exhibition
hall for a restaurant. Two tents whicl
will shelter ten thousand persons cacl.
have also been leased.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Qlo'anod By Tolograph and MniL
PEKSONAL AND POLITICAL
The president hns signed tl.o act
stablishing a national military park
it Gettysburg. Pa.
A n,r. was railroaded through tho
lower house of tho Oklahoma legisla
ture on tho 12th granting to probate
judges tho right to try divorce cases
nd grant divorces for fourteen differ
ent causes to any person living in tho
territory for ninety days.
Gen. James G. Bethuxe, widely
known ns the one-timo owner and man
ager of Blind Tom.tho musical prodigy,
died at tho homo of ills son in Wash
ington, aged 91 years.
Joiix 11. Goitnox, ono of tho Inventors
of tho famous Gordon harvesters, tho
first practical combine reapers and
binders ever puton tho market, died of
paralysis at Rochester, JJ Y., agul 55
A ruEMC meeting attended by 20,000
persons, wus held at Rio Janeiro,
Brasil, to celobrate President Cleve
land's decision in favor of Brazil ns
against tho Argentine republic in the
matter of claims to jurisdiction over
the territory of Missiones.
Tun contract entered into by Secre
tary Carlisle for another Issue of bonds
has been made public. Besides the
secretary's signature to the document,
it is also signed by August Belmont &
Co., on behalf of Messrs. X. M. Roths
child & Sons, London, nnd themselves,
and by J. P. Morgan & Co., on behalf
of Messrs. J. S. Morgan fc Co., London,
In Bismarck, X. 1)., by a vote of 35
to 20, after a long parliamentary strug
gle, the question of resubmission of the
prohibitory amendment was ilnally de
feated in the house. The senate had
previously voted to resubmit
Senatoii Maxkersox on tho 14th
corroborated tho report that ho would
become tho general solicitor for the
Burlington & Missouri river system
after his retirement from tho senate.
Skcuetauy Cahlisli: sent to tho sen
ate on tho 14th a reply to tho resolu
tion asking for information ns to what
portion of tho gold reserve In the
treasury January 1, 1893, had been used
for current expenditures, nnd how
much of tho fund realized from the re
cent sale of bonds had been so used,
and the amount required to replace tho
money so used.
Isac Pusr.Y GitAY, United States
minister to Mexico, died very suddenly
nt the City of Mexico on the 14th, of
pneumonia, aged 07.
Caiikoli. D. WmotiT, United States
commissioner of labor, has transmitted
to congress his eighth special report.
Its title is tho "Housing of Working
A hesolutiox was Introduced in the
reichstng on tho 15th instructing tho
federal governments of Germany to Is
sue invitations for an international
monetary congress, to take measures to
bring about the rehabilitation of silver
as a circulating medium.
Senatoii Kyi.k's bill for sinking arte
sian wells in nrid districts in several
western states, Including Kansas, has
been favorably reported by tho special
committee to which it had been re
ferred, consisting of Messrs. Peffer,
Roach nnd Washburn.
A LETTElt from the secretary of war
transmitting to congress an abstract of
the militia force of tho United States
showed the following facts: Missouri
Organized strength, 2,090, including
oiilcerf and men; citizens available for
military duty, 330,000. Kansas Organ
ized strength, 1,724; available. 100,000.
Tho total of tho militia of the United
States is 110,899, and tho available force
unorganized is reckoned nt 9,5S2,b0iJ.
Bubixkss was practically suspended
throughout Georgia on tho 15th on ac
count of the heavy snow.
Xews recently reached Helena,
Mont., of tho total extermination of n
band of 2,500 sheep belonging to that
city, nnd the death of Herder Watts in
a blizzard near Ora a short time ago.
Tho eathcr had been warmer in the
nf tcrnoon and the blizzard struck them
without ten minutes' warning.
The Metropolitan Methodist church
at Washington was becomingly deco
rated on tho 15th in honor of the con
vention of tho W. C. T. U. The prin
cipal object of tho gathering wns to
call tho attention of congress to the
polyglot petition which had arrived
after a journey around tho world and
boro the signatures of more than 0,000,
000 people of all nationalities.
The Waters-Pierco Oil Co.s ware
house, nt Dallas, Tox., containing 500,
000 gallons of oil was burned.
A xew lnbororgunization was formed
at Columbus, O., on tho 14th, to be
known as the Independent Order of the
Knights of Labor. Tho officers ore:
General master workman, William B.
Wilson, of Blossburg, Pa.; general
worthy foreman, James L. Michaels, of
Pittsburgh, Pa.; general secretary
treasurer, Charles R. Martin, of Tiffin,
O. Tho new organization, it was
claimed, would start with a member
ship of about 20,000.
Sxow fell at Xew Orleans on tho
14th, covering the ground to the depth
of about an inch a sight not witnessed
there for nearly twenty years.
Two trains on tho Castle Shannon
railroad collided in the tunnel near
Monongahcla, Pa., and five men were
hurt and an engine and twenty-five
Ix Constantinople, between tho fith
and lath Inst., there were sixty-one
cases of cholera and twenty-nino deaths
from that disease.
The public school building at La
mont, la., wns totally destroyed by fire
while school was in session. Tho fire
cnuglit from the furnace. Alfred
Brown, one of tho pupils, was fatally
injured and Clarence Lake, another
pupil, had his leg broken.
TmtKK men havo met death in tho
past few d.iys on tho strip of land
added to Burt county, Xob., by nccre-
tion on tlie Missouri river and the mur
lerer cannot bo punished since neither
Nebraska nor Iowa claim jurisdiction
jver the disputed territory.
CLKAMxaliouse returns for the prin
cipal cities of tho United States for the
week ended February 15 showed nn
average increase as compared with the,
corresponding week Jast year of 5.1;
in Now York the increase was 9.1.
Failuiies for tho week ended Feb
ruary 15 (Dun's report) wore 370 in the
United States against 323 lastycar,and
51 in Canada against 55 last year.
Claha K. broke the world's Ico trot
ting record for tho distanco at Hamil
ton, Ont., on the 15th. Sho mado 5
miles in 12:40K".
Dux's review of trade on tho 10th
said that two obstacles blocked the
path of trade, one being the cheapness
of farm products and the other, the re
stricted operations in the industries.
Tho corn crop is reported undeniably
short nnd the wheat and cotton sup
plies are Bald to be far behind the
world's demands. Trade In woolens
was by no means satisfactory, though
fairly largo in volume.
The West Chester temporary homo
at Whlto Plains, X. Y.. was totally de
stroyed by flro on the night of tho 15th.
Tho building contained 200 children,
ranging from 1 to 15 years of age. Tho
lire originated from a defcctlvo flue.
Tho llttlo ones were sound asleep.
Most of the children's wearing apparel
was destroyed and they suffered in
tensely from the cold, but all escaped
Two school children, brother and
sister, aged 10 and 12 years, were frozen
to death in Clover district, near Par
sons, W. Va. They were found locked
in ench other's arms and the brother
had wrapped his sister in his coat.
C. J. Bowman, agent for tho Wabash
railway, at Rivcrton, 111., committed
suicido to avoid arrest for embezzle
ment. The bodies of two boys who hnd
been frozen to death wero found on the
Pennsylvania road in Westmoreland
county, Pa. Thoy were supposed to be
tho two sons of John Caullicld.of Johns
town, who were sent to school, but
who went skating and wero afraid to
The recent storm cost Gloucester,
Mnss., nineteen lives and two vessels
besides thousands of dollars damago to
vessels which were saved.
JunoE Bakeii, of tho United States
court nt Indianapolis, Ind., in tho suit
of tho International Typographical
union against Theodore P. Haughoy
and other directors of tho late Indian
apolis national bank, held that bank
directors who sign falso reports of a
bank's condition were liable for the
amounts lost by depositors of tho bank
in case of its failure.
Coi.umiiia post, G. A. R., gave a ban
quet nt Chicago on tho 14th and the
members of tho ex-Confederate asso
ciation, of Chicago, were invited ns
guests. Mnj. Warner, of Knnsas City,
past commander-in-chief, responded to
tho toast "1801-1805."
The schooner H. C Holbcrg, Cnpt
Martin, on arrival at San Diego, Cnl.,
was seized by Collector Fisher on tho
charge of having delivered arms to the
revolutionists at the Hawaiian' Island.
The Indianapolis (Ind.) Abattoir Co.
suffered a loss well up Into thousands
by Are caused by a gas explosion. An
employe named Henry Temperly. who
struck the match that caused tho ex
plosion, was horribly burned. His
face was left raw and his right hand
was cooked. Another employe was
also severely burned.
The annual meeting of tho Asso
ciated press began on the 13th at Chi
cago. At night a banquet was given
by tb,e eastern members at the Grand
At Meadvllle, Pa., an explosion oi
natural gas wrecked tho store and
dwelling of Georgo II. Sutler, killed
one man and seriously injured three
Ami. Ti.so, tho Chinese naval com
mander at Wei-Hai-Wel, has com
mitted suicide on account of the re
verses of tho Chinese forces. Com
modore Liu and Gen. Chang havo nlso
taken their own lives for the same
A disastrous collision occurred at
midnight on tho 10th at "Headman's
Cut," near Guthrie, Ok., on the Santa
Fc, between a fast stock train nnd the
southbound express. Two men were
killed and seven seriously injured.
Seventy head of cattle wero also de
stroyed, besides 830,000 worth of roll
ing stock. The cause was due to a
misintcrpictation of orders by the
Madok YoitKi:, n soprano singer
with tho "Baggage Check" company,
was shot nnd almost instantly killed
at Zeiss' hotel in Philadelphia by
James P. Gentry, n comedian of Col
lier's "Back Number" company. No
motive was known for the crime unless
It was jealousy.
The Brooklyn trolley strike was offi
cially declared off after n twelve-hour
session of the Knights of Labor leaders.
Music hall, the largest place of
amusement in Buffalo, X. Y., burned
on tho morning of the 18th. The loss
was about 875,000.
A hecent special from Hennessey.
Ok., said that an appeal for aid had
been Issued by settlers in the strip.
Hundreds of families were absolutely
starving, eating prairie dogs and
horses. The suffering wns unparalleled.
Cattle had been dying in droves as a
result of tho unprecedented "northers"
which had visited tho territory within
tho past few weeks.
The white ribboners nt Washington
on tho 10th discussed the special needs
of the W. C. T. U. in the national cap
ital anu now tnoso needs could be met.
Great enthusiasm was created by the
reading of a telegram from Missouri
stating that the house and senate com
mittees of that state iind reached a
woman's suffrage bill,
IN the senate on the 10th a warm
financial debate took place, Messrs.
Wolcott, Lodge and Teller denouncing
the president and arraigning the ad
ministration for its recent bond con
tract The agricultural appi opriation
bill was afterwards taken up. The
house concluded the general debato on
the naval appropriation bill. Twelve
pension bills were then nassed. the
general deficiency bill was reported,
cairying 80,018,574, and eulogies dcliv
eieil on the late Senator Colq'-.itt, of
Tho County Jail at Kingston, Mo.,
Raided by a Mob.
A COLORED WIFE MURDERER SHOT.
A Santa Fe Passenger Wrecked at Pitts
burg, Kuu., anil Three Perilous In
juredAn Actress Shot Three
IIamiltox, Mo., Fob. 18. About 1
o'clock yesterday morning n mob of
forty or fifty men raided the, jail nt
Kingston, seized nnd bound tho jailer,
Sheriff Ooldsworthy, and upon his re
fusal to open the coll door where the
prisoners wero confined, they fired sev
eral shots through openings in tho grat
ing, killing tho legless colored man,
George Tracy, confined on a charge of
wife murder. Six other prisoners were
In tho sarao cell, but they wero not mo
lested. All tho circumstances go to
show that colored men, tho most of
them living In this place, did the work.
While the citizens In this county arc
law-abiding and are opposed to mob
law, yet tho sentiment is that n good
job was done and tho community well
rid of a brutal murderer and desperate
character. Tracy was held on the
chargo of shooting his wife while in
bed in this city about a month ago, and
tho evidence taken before the coroner
made a strong case of deliberate mur
der, although ho claimed that his wife
THAIXS MEET AT A CKOS8IXO.
Pittshuho, Kan., Feb. 18. A colli
sion occurred Saturday evening be
tween a Santa Fe passenger and a Mis
rouri Pacific freight train at the cross
ing in this city. Every coach in tho
passenger train wns thrown from the
track and rolled down a 10-foot em
bankment Tho Missouri Pacific en
gine was also thrown from tho
track and down the embankment Con
ductor Ramsay, of the Santa Fe, wns
badly injured, nnd a leg of Deputy
Sheriff Adsit, of this county, wns brok
en. Miss Laura James' legs wero both
broken nnd she was injured internally.
A number of other passengers wero in
jured, but not seriously. Tho blame
for the collision is laid upon the Santa
Fe engineer, who ran over the crossing
AX ACTI1ESS SHOT.
Philadelphia, Feb. 18. Miss Madge
Yorkc. n soprano singer with the "Bag
gage Check" company, wns shot and
almost instantly killed last night at
Zeiss' hotel in tills city by James 1.
Gentry, a comedian of Collier's "Back
Number" company. Gentry escaped
and up to a lat9 hour had not been
captured. Xo motive was known for
the crime unless it was jealousy.
THItEE CIIILIHIEX SUFFOCATED.
Gits.Yi.ixo, Mich., Fob. 18. Three
children, aged 0, 0 and 4 years respect
ively, lost their lives in a ilrent Lewis
ton, Saturday night. Tho children
had been put to bed while their father,
Ell Seymour, and wife attended u
Maccabees' dance. When they returned
thtt house was in flames. When tho
Are had been sufficiently extinguished
to enter the house, tho children were
found dead sido by side in bed.
Tho Missouri Valley Association Considers
Fruit Crops anil Prospects.
Kansvs City, Mo., Fob. 18. The
Missouri Valley Horticultural society
held a meeting in this city Saturday.
Members were present from Weston,
Parkville, Westport, Mo., and Kansas
City, Rosedalc, Edwardsvlllo and Ar
Mr. Pollard presented statistics show
ing that Missouri occupied third placo
umong tho states in tho valuu of its
horticultural products. Tills year's
crop averaged per acre for apples, 8300;
strawberries, 8100; plums, 8200. nnd
cherries, S150. One member reported
having realized 8"00 from ono acre of
Ben Davis apple trees.
Reports on the condition of tho peach
crop indicate that tho severe cold
weather has destroyed most of tho buds
in this vicinity, tho ncr cent of those
injured vnrying from 3 to 25 per cent,
according to the location of the
RIOT WAS EMMINENT.
Constable Fatally Cut anil Others Iladl
lleaten In Oklahoma.
Pekiiy, Ok., Feb. 18.' In a frcc-for-oll
light, which was started by two
drunken men at Ingalls, Ok., Consta
ble Irvine was cut" nearly to pieces and
cannot live, nnd a half 'dozen men were
badly beaten up. A man named Jones
and one named Albright got into a row
over some trivial matter and before
tho fight wns stopped twenty men took
a hand and blood flowed freely. Six
of the combatants are under arrest.
At ono timo a perfect riot urns immi
nent. MANY SHIPS OVERDUE.
Probably Two Hundred Seamen Lost Dur
ing the Last Orcut Storm.
Xew York, Feb. IS. It seems quite
certain now that the death list of tho
recent ocean storm will reach over 300.
About twenty coastwise sailing ships
are so long overdue that It Is doubtful
If any of them ever mako port again.
They average ten men to a crew. Most
of them nro owned by Xew Yorkers.
Iladly HurniMl by u (Jas Explosion.
Cakthaoe, Mo., Feb. 18. While
thawing out a gas plpo at tho woolen
mill, Charles Perry, a workman, per
mitted tho room to 1111 with gas and
then lit a match. An explosion fol
lowed and Perry was knocked sense
less to the floor, his mustache burned
off and his hair burned to tho rim of
his hat, whilo his face, neck and hands
were burned to a blister.
Territorial Omnibus Hill.
Washington, Feb. 18. Senator Du
bois has' offered resolutions from the
legislatures of tho states of Idaho,
Montana and Wyoming, asking that
tho omnibus bill bringing into tho
union the territories of Arizona, Xew
Mexico and Oklahoma bo passed. Tho
fact that tho matter had attracted at
tention in so many states created somo
comment among senators.
Condensed Proceedings of the Senate and
The sonata on the 8th, by a vote ot M to 2J
decided to inaugurate- the project of laying a
cable from tbe Pacific coast to Hawaii. It
came In tho form of an amendment to the
diplomatic bill und appropriates $ 00,OOT to bo
gin the work and authorizes the president to
contract for the cntlro work, estimated to cost
.1,000,000. The consular bill as amended
passed. Mr. Peffer offered a resolution, which
was adopted, calling on the Judlcary committee
to report his resolution for an Inquiry as to the
legal right of the secretary of tho treasury to
Issue bonds. After eulogies to the late Sen
ator Stockbrldge the senate adjourned. ...The
house In committee of tho whole agreed to put
clerks of members on the pay roll at I10J per
month. Instead uf during the session. Seeril
conforenco reports were agrcod to. and after
eulogies upon the late HepresentitWo Wright,
of Pennsylvania, tho house adjourned.
The financial question again came to the
front In tho senate on tho I lth, when Mr. tllll
presented a resolution defining tho policy of
tho government to pay its bonds In gold In case
the parity between gold and silver could not bo
maintained. Tho matter led to a long debate,
but went over for tho day. Tho president sent
In a special message,! n response to a resolution,
on the Bchrlng. sea question. The further busi
ness transacted was purely of a routine nature.
....The house dctotcd the whole day to consid
eration of tho legislative appropriation bill In
commtttco of the whole. The bill was nearly
completed. A bill to provide for coinage at the
branch mint at Denver passed.
In tho senate on the 12th Mr. CuIIom present
ed a memorial from various trades and trans
portation associations In Chicago asking legis
lation for protection from express robbers and
train wreckers. Mr. Gray reported ndversoly
the resolution for the election of senators by
tho people. Mr. Jones (Ark.) reported tno fi
nancial committee bill tor tho unlimited coin
ago of silver. Tho proceedings of the senate
wero mostly routine. Several pension bills
pnhsed... .The bouse was In committee of tho
whole considering tho legislative. Judicial and
executho appropriation bill. When tho bill
was reported back to thehouso tho contest was
resumed against tho provision for annualclerks
to members. Mr. Dockcry pointed out that the
annual clerks would cost 3M.000 bef oro the next
congress actually assembled. A jca and n.iy
vote was taken on tho amendment for the an
nual clerks and It was defeated and the bill
The financial question again occasioned a
spirited debate in the senate on the Uth.
brought on by a bill offered by Mr. Vilas grant
ing tho president authority bo had requested
to issuo 3 rcr rent, bonds. Mr. Sherman of
fered a substitute for tho Jonos bill heretofore
reported providing for gold bonds nnd tempora
ry gold certificates. Tho house resolution was
adopted extending the time for making returns
on the incomo tax to April 15. .Tho day In tho
nouso was devoted to District of Columbia
business. During tho debato Mr. Van Voorhls,
Introduced a resolution calling upon tho com
mittee on was nnd means to furnish to tho
house the contract ot the recent bond negotia
tion and such other Information as tho secre
tary ot tho treasury had communicated to tho
committee. Mr. Wilson Immediately Informed
tho houso tho majority report upon the Joint
resolution prot Idlng for 3 per cent, gold bonds,
which had been favorably acted upon by tho
committee, would coutaln a copy of the much
The senate on the Hth voted to mako no
change In tho present railway mall system.
Tho post office appropriation bill as reported
gave tho postmaster-general complete discre
tion in expending $1,Sj0,0 for postal cars and
cut off the present fast mall line from north to
south. Tho bill was debated all day and tho
senate refused to do away with tho fast mall
line from New England to the south and also
declined to extend the policy for subsidizing
fast mall lines. The response of Secretary
Carllslo giving tho condition ot the treasury
was received The only feature of the house
proceedings of any general Interest was tho
ncuato upon and defeat of the resolution by
which it was proposed to authorize the issue
of 145,000,030 of 3 per cent, gold bonds to substi
tute for the thirty-year bonds soli by Secrc
tory Carllslo under the lato contract. The de
bate was full of Interest Messrs. Wilson,
Hopkins. Hatch. Hrjau, Heed nnd others took
part In the debate and at b o'clock the special
order was called the third reading of tho res
olution, which tho house refused by a vote of
120 yeas to 167. na s, and tho third defeat ot tho
administration plan to relieve tho treasury
was recorded. An analysis ot the vote showed
C9 democrats and 31 republicans for tho resolu
tloa and 03 democrats, 0! republicans and 7
The senato on the Uth passed tho post office
appropriation bill. All amendments cutting
down the fast mail service north and south
wero voted down. Tho pooling bill was taken
up long enough to enable Mr. Uutlcr to mako a
speech in Its support. The flnanco committee
favorably reported the bill repealing tho one
tenth discriminating duty on sugar from coun-
trios paying a bounty. Several local bills
passed and tho agricultural bill was nearly
completed .. Tho hn.e considered tho naval
appropriation bill and devoted tho day to
general debate. Tho bill carries $31,807,023,
and authorizes three new line of battle
ships and twelve torpedo boats. The senate
amendments to tho bill extending the time for
making Incomo tax returns were disagreed to
and tho bill sent to conteicncc. At tho night
session pension bills were considered.
In the Host.
Kcntuckiuns are always proud of
their state in whatever department of
human labor they may hold place. Xot
long ago a widow went to see a marble
cutter to get a tombstone for her late
husband. Sho selected a plain one
from his stock, and gave him nn in
scription to put on it
"Can't do that, ma'am," he said po
litely, wuen lie had read It
"Why not?" she asked in surprise.
"I'm paying for it."
"Yes'm, but I can't put that on. I
stretch my conscience a good many
times in what I put on a tombstone,
but I ain't going to tell a plain lie
when I know it"
Tho widow was greatly shocked and
insisted on his explaining what he
"Well, ma'am," ho said, "you'vo got
hero 'gone to a better land," and that
ain't so, ma'am. Thero ain't any bet
ter land than Kentucky." Detroit
Anxious Mother My son is troubled
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Doctor How old is your son?
"He Is twenty-one years old."
"Perhaps the best way would bo for
you to call on the girl and ask her to
sit on the other kneo for a while. Or,
you might Insist on their getting mni
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on his lap altogether." Texas Sittings,
Child Mamma, why did they call
Robinson Crusoe's man "Friday?"
Mother Because ho came to him on
Child Then why don't you call me
Wednesday, instead of Paul? Harper's
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Johnny Xot exactly; but she often
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