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S K N S A T 1 0 N A L f ea t tl 1' CS of tllO TeX-
aikaim train robbery -continues to
develop, .
Leading temperance peopleliave
addressed n, Senate committee in
favor of ft federal prohibition law.
The Treasury Department lias
fixed the price for i per cents at
10li, or above the price expected.
Ten thouHand people participa
ted in the Confederate memorial
services nt Winchester, Va.,011 the
Oth instant
Hon. Noble Smithson, of Birm
ingham, Republican nominee for
governor of Alabama, has Refused
the nomination.
Speakek Reed says it is well
scttleu that tlie House will pass
either tbe Lodge or Ttowell ha
tional election bill.
The Senate Judiciary Committee
reduced the number of additional
circuit court judges, authorized by
the House bill, to nine.
Holy Wanamakeh has broken a
monotony. He lias appointed a
white man to a post-office in Geor
gia. Jackson Tribune and Sun.
Eight or more negro delegates
are appointed in Henderson County
to go to Nashville to help run the
Republican party. Lexington Ea-
k'k. -
Senator Edmunds has intro
duced a bill providing that al
funds belonging to the Church o:
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
shall be devoted to the benefit o
public common schools in Utah.
The same American plow tha
is sold in Iowa for SC. 75 is sold in
Mexico for $5.75. The Iowa farmer
is ''compensated," however, by a
protective tax against the importa
tion of wheat he exports to England.-
St. Louis Republic.
Congressman Clunie, of Cali
fornia, remarked the other day
that the Republican Congressmen
from his State were declining re
nominations because they know it
is a bad year for the Republicans
and they don't want to run the
risb of being defeated. National
Democrat.
GENERAL NEWS.
Oregon is the first doubtful State
in which the Republicans have not
been thoroughly beaten at every
election since the Harrison admin
istration came into office. In Iowa,
Ohio, and Rhode Island the Dem
ocrats were victorious, t and they
have retained the governor in Ore
gon. Shelby ville Commercial.
If it suited John Wanamaker to
make Mrs. Harrison a present of a
20,000 cottage at Cape May and
it suited that lady to accept the
'same, there is really no cause for
anybody to carp or complain. But
as to the taste displayed by either
party the critics will bo allowed to
say that it was questionable. Prob
ably the Postmaster-General con
sidered that his contribution to the
campaign fund wasn't sufficient to
pay for the office he holds Birm
ingham Age-Herald.
They are making whisky out of
rish potatoes at Berne, Ihd.
New Orleans has almost twice
the numbed of females that she has
f males.
Tlie Arkansas Democratic State
Convention was held at Little Rock
yeste relay.
n extraordinary session of the
Illinois Legislature has been called
for July 23.
Cholera has broken out at Puebla
de Rugat, in the province of Val
encia, Spain.
The papers have been signed
which transfer the Sac and Fox
Indian lands.
The lottery bill lias 1 )een reported
favorably by the legislative com-
mittee of Louisiana.
Great dissatisfaction is expressed
all over the country regarding the
taking of the census.
The total amount of Maryland's
defaulting: State treasurer's defal
cation is $132,401.25.
An original package decision in
Pennsylvania has practically vitia
ted the high-license law.
Charles J. Loring is wanted in
Chicago for bigamy. He is charged
with having five living wives.
Three hundred plumbers joined
the striking carpenters and mill
men at Denver, Colo., Saturday.
The treasury of the State of
Kentuckyis empty, and the deficit
will by July 1 probably amount to
850,000.
A meeting was held at Middles-
borough, Ky., Saturday to organize
permanently the Grant and Lee
Monument Association.
A decided difference of opinion
exists among the farmers in Kan
sas, which will doubtless provoke
anything but a harmonious con
vention.
The bodies of Page, Dolan, and
Sullivan, who perished in the Ana
conda mines in Montana last No
vember, have been found in a good
state of preservation.
A Georgia lad, ten years of age,
ias fin unusually large head. He
wears an 8J hat, and it is difficult
o find one large enough for him
at many of the stores.
The campaign in Georgia is be
coming sensational, and a hot light
is expected between Hon. Thomas
Hardeman and Hon. W. J. Nor.
then, candidates for governor.
Revenue officers and moonshin
ers had a fight in Stokes County,
N. C, and one officer and two of
the moonshiners were wounded
"While over 15,000 Confederates
and their friends were assembled
at Richmond on the 29th ultimo,
flaunting the rebel bunting, and
orating over the statute of the (lead
chief of the Southern Confederacy,
we don't see what Secretary Proctor
was thinking about that he didn't
throw out extra pickets and double
the guards at Harper's Ferry
bridge. Many loyal inhabitants of
the Federal Capitol, not to mention
Messrs. Ingalls, Boutelle, and Shep,
Elliott, would have slept much
pounder for the precaution. Erin
News.
One thousand gallons of beef were
spilled.
The Merritt Wrecking Company.
of New York, have begun the search
for $10,000,000, which was supposed
to have been buried in the hold of
the British sloop-of-war DeBraak
sunk in May, 1798.
A Hague dispatch from the Eas
Indies says the Dutch have cap
tured the Achinese towns on the
River Edi. Eighty of the Achinese
troops were killed. The Dutch h ai
twenty-four wounded.
Severe shocks of cart h quake have
occurred in the French depart
ment of Jura, in the Jura Moun
tains. The people are panic -strict
en, and since the first shock liave
refused to enter their houses
James Blamo alias H. Ilughes,
has been arrested at Rockford, 111,
for making spurious coin, mostly
dimes and quarters. A half gallon
jar full of bogus money was found
and confiscated. The prisoner was
taken to Chicago.
The striking street-car men at
Columbus, Ohio, have accepted the
proposition of the consolidated
company made June lz, and re
turned to work at the compromise
scale of $1.75 for conductors and
$1.00 for drivers.
Tire hemic efforts of nuns saved
forty helpless patients from a hor
rible death by fire, during the
burning of the Catholic Sisters of
Mercy Hospital at Davenport, ia.,
last week. One of the nuns jfer-
ished in the flames.
E. B. Stahlman, representing the
Louisville and Nashville Railroad
Company, made an argument he
fore the House Committee o Com
nierce a few days ago in opposition
to the pending lull giving the Inter
state-Commerce Commission 'tlie
power to fix 'tates on "railroads.
Thi white employees of the Illi
nnis 'Central Railroad object to
eating and sleeping with the negro
employees of that road, as . they
have been compelled to do, on ac
count of insufficient accommoda
tions at Mounds Junction, 111., for
a ' i rw-i i
ie past lew days. 1 rouble is
threatened.
Judge Wallace, on motion of
Attorney-General Tabor, has vaca-
ed and dismissed the writ of ha
eas corpus in "William Kemmler's
case. Hie writ is recalled and dis
missed, and Kemmler remanded to
he agent and Warden Dueston's
Hstody in order that he may be
duly executed.
Mrs. Belle Johnson, who was
from Louisiana and wlio claimed to
be poor and in search of relatives,
died suddenly at Birmingham, Ala.,
ast week. After her death her
son-in-law arrived and made an ex
animation of her room. He found
in her trunk concealed in an old
wire bustle, the sum of $2,700.
A census enumerator at Rich
mond, Va., has found a colored wo
man, named Martha Graham, who
had thirty-seven children since
I8G8. She gave birth to triplets
six times, to twins six times, and to
seven others singly. She is now
iving with her third husband, and
of the thirty-seven children but
one survives.
William Lowry, an aged coloret
man of New York City, Was found
a few day since in tlie forrest neat
Onota pinned to the ground by a
fallen tree. He had barely strength
to speak, but said h'e had lain thus
four days without food 'and tor
mented by insects. Portions of his
body swamved with maggots, mak
ing a sickening sight. He died the
next morning.
At Bull Creek, C miles above
Maysville, Ky. last Friday night,
two clouds met and burst. The
'creek jumped over its banks and
swept away like drift several houses
and their frightened occupants.
While the storm was at its height,
a west-bound freight train ran into
a wash-out, causing a fearful wreck.
Engineer Roadcap, fireman Hou-
ake, and brakeman Eaton were
buried beneath the wreck. About
a dozen persons living on the banks
of Bull Creek are reported drowned.
The attitude of the Cheyenne In
dians continues to be menacing.
Owing to the fact that tire Indians
have lett their reservation near
Miles City, Mont, and Are scat
tered over the country in small par
ties, settlers are thoroughly alarmed
and are sending women and chil
dren into towns ill large numbers.
Friendly Indians have reported that
there are to be out-breaks and that
they are now waiting to lie joined
by allies from the Standing Rock
Sioux and Pine Ridge Cheyennes,
to whom messengers have been sent
Enloe Endorsed.
The Democracy of the 'county '-of
Madison in convention at Jackson,
passed the following in reference
to Congressman Euloe:
"The record of Hon. B. A. Euloe
in Congress, his vigilant attention
to every public interest, his stern
and unwavering warfare made in
behalf of the great agricultural in
terests of the country against the
gigantic ixvwers of monopolies and
trusts and against the encroach
ment of centralization, his eminent
ability and untiring energy, his
maturing experience aivl acquaint
ance with legislative rules, the fact
that the Democrats of Congress
have honored hiin with "a public
testimonial of duty and merit, tin
fact tliat his influence and stand
ing in Congress is exceptional for
his Vears of experience: in view of
all of these and the furthur consid
eration that it is the judgement of
the Democracy of Madison County
that in tlie approaching conflict for
the passage of force bills, centralis
ing an oppressive election law and
other contemplated encroachments
of an arrogant and tyrannical major
ity upon the liberties of the peo
pie; that the Democratic party wil
need the energy, ability, and cour
age of men like Mr. Euloe in the
next Congress; therefore, without
any disparagement to the standing
or ability of his distinguished op
ponents, the solid Democracy o:
-iuadison uounty respecttuiiy coin
mend him to tire Eighth Con grew
sidnal District for 're-election. We
heartily endorse him for re-election
and commend fully his com
and ability as a public servant in
the past and congratulate him upon
the splendid record made in Con
gress for energy, vigilance, am
political wisdom.
Convention or Primary?
man in the race, and the most un-
jopular candidate receives the lion-
i i i t i i
ors and emoluments which should
go to the favorite. We are op-
o.4ed to "nliovt horses" and "dark
lorses.
With tllc'ptiniaty'-ehvtion, the'
rrors are 'avoided, ''thb 'oevhipm-
tion of the convention-heeler Ma
wire-puller is gone. The strongest
candidate-, invariably receives the
nomination, and if there are any
who are dissatisfied with the result.
they generally keep it to themselves,
if not, their complaints fall on un
sympathetic ears. The sentiment
of the party is accurately voiced in
ha primary, and all good Demo
crats f.y a wen -and go to Avdrk for
the "nominee, 'presenting 'a solid
front to the 'ednftmne'neniy. By
all means let" us have ajc'imaty.
Tennessee Representatives,
Carroll County Democrat.
Ail important question soon to be
decided by the Democracy of this
Congressional District is, shall we
have a convention or primary ? The
Democrat believes that it voices the
wish of the Democracy of Carroll
County in demanding 'a primary
election. A convention is all tight
andprope'r when the different 'Coun
ties nvu sufficiently united on some
One particular candidate to make
bis vailing sure; the nomination
Can then bo made with less compli
cation of the party machinery and
more satisfation to the people than
otherwise. But wlien the strength
of the candidates seeking the nomi
nation is nearly vqual, the 'conven
tion too often becomes the cause
MM .
ot disorgaaii'MiuoH and disaster in
the ranks.
With the vote of "counties 'cast as
instructed, 'a nomination is fre
quently impossible. Some county
must break instructions. When
this is done, the delegates suffer
the displeasure of those who sent
them, the friends of the defeated
candidate make it the pretext to
charge fraud and trickery and an
excuse for the lack of that harm
ony and party unity so essential to
success.
Again, the convention always of
fere a fine track for a "dark horse."
It is often the case that opposing
factions, after spending weary hours
and days in a futile attempt to nom
inate their f avorite candidates, com
promise by picking up an outside
man who, if phveed before th-e party
Oil his merits in a friendly t-ohtes:
with the other aspirants, could no'
muster a corporal's following. If a
"dark horse" is not selected, the
nomination ia given to the weakvs
Kiislivlllc llcmlil
The situation is now far enough
developed to prophesy in regard to
the Congressional campaign in
Tennessee. Of the Republicans,
Houk has already been renomina
ted, Evans will have the same dis
tinction, but Alf. Taylor and Rod
erick 'Random Butler are loaders
of rival factions, growing out 'of
two conventions. Of the Demo
crats, Richardson lias ho opponent,
and none is anriou'ueed 'against.
Wasbington. If McMillin 'does
not enter the gubernatorial contest
and win, his return to Congress -is
assured. Should General Whifc
thorne's health be good, he will
bo similarly honored. Gus Enloe
is antagonized by Bob Cole, but
the indications point to an easy
victory for Enloe. Mr. Pbelaii
will retire On account 'df sk-feiesa,
and there is no telling how Hvh&
will be the standard-bearer in the.
Tenth District; a stubborn contest
for the succession will res-tilt Rice-
ieree has a foeman worthy of his
steel m Frank Bond, and it is
loubtful which will win.
The Tariff Reform Meetings.
The American Wool PieporteT
says in its edition of June 5: em
body who witnessed the rionstei
demonstration -against tlie Mclviir-
ey ill on Tif esday X'Vening of this
week by the textile workers of tli
Kensington district of Philadelphia
could doubt that the movement for
reduced duties upon raw materials
is making a permanent growth even
in that stronghold of protection.
Of course the existing strikes among
operatives and the frequent fail
ures of manufacturersrausea pres-
ntspirit of discontent, which would
Ik? partially overcome if the pas
sage of the KcKinley bill should
be followed by due or two good
yours. But there is 'also a 'perm fl
uent 'drift 'of opinion toward -re-
duced duties upon raw materials
among Kensington textile workers
who have hitherto been high pro
tectionists."
Honestly Elected.
Now York Sim.
Last week Mr. R. B. Hayes, uf
Ohio, who is described by the Chr-
cago neraid as a "protessiohfii
poultry man " was legally, fairly,
and honestly elected as president
of the Mohonk' Negro Conference.
Our 'esteemed contemporary, the.
Indianapolis Sentinel, in speaking
of tliis unexciting incident, asserts
that this is the first time Mr. Hayes
has ever been legally elected as
pregident of aivythihgi. That is not
quite truo. Mr. Hayes has Wn
several times, and without jfr&ud"
or forgery, elected as president of
a Prison Reform Association, if he
does hot still hold Hint resrMYhsib'l'A
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