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Tllbj A KG US. AVEUNESDli, B'EBliUAKT 8, 1893.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
IT'S OVER AT LAST
The Agony in Nebraska Comes
to an End.
JUDGE ALLEN TO WEAR THE TOGA.
sent, and another JUnie--claims tf Iiave
been drugged to keep him away from joiut
session. Altogether the situation is lovely.
LEGISLATION FOR ILLINOIS.
Dean oCTm ta and Popnllsts Unite and Pat
Him Through His Political Record
Fromlse Conservatism in the Senate
A Proapeet for a Sew Move In Kansas
One Popnllst V Horn Present Perform
ance tVeary An Entirely New Veal
Prepeeed Another Name for Cleve
land's Cabinet Llllnols Legislature.
1.IKO0UT, NebL, Feb. 8. Nebraska's lon-Irawn-ont
senatorial fight ended at noon
yesterday when a successor to Senator Pad
dock was selected in the person of Judge
William V. Allen, of Madison county.
When the joint convention was called to I
erder all tne members were present with
the exception of Clarke. The total num
ber of votes cast was 131. Every Independ
ent and every Democrat voted for Jnrtpe
Allen. He received 70 votes. At the Re
publican caucus Monday night John M.
Thurston formally withdrew and the Re
publicans decided to vote for Paddock. Ac
cordingly he got the full Republican
strength with two exceptions Kyner voted
(or Paul Vandervoort, and Ricketts cast
bis vote for Governor Crouose. To elect,
W votes were required
Promises To Be Conaervatlve.
Lieutenant Governor Major's announce
ment that Allen had been duly elected was
received with wild applause from the Pop
ulists, participated in mildly by the Dem
ocrats. Everett, Republican, moved to ad
journ, but was voted down and a motion
to escort the senator-elect to the plat
form was carried. Jnde Allen made a brief
address in which, after thanking the leg
islators for the distinguished honor, he
said that if he was permitted to enter upon
the discharge of his duties "I assure you
that It will be with a caution and care and
the conservatism due the exalted office
and the exalted trust it carries with it.
It would be improper for me on this oc
casion to say more, and I thank you heart
ily and candidly again for this distin
guished honor." The joint convention
Sketch tvf the New Senator.
William V. Allen was born at Midway,
Madixon county, O., Jan. 28, 1847. He was
40 years old a week ago last Saiurday. In
1856 he moved to Iowa, and he enlisted at
the age of 15 years with company J, Thirty-second
Iowa, in the war of the rebellion.
He carried a musket, which was nearly as
big as himself, for three years. He studied
Law with L. L. Ailisworth.of West Union, la.
Nine years ago be cam to Nebraska, locat
ing at Madison, Madison county, his pres
ent home. He is at present judge of the
Ninth judicial district.
lias Tried All the Parties.
Originally a Democrat, Judt;e Allen still
holds to many of the doctrines of that
party. Later be associated himself with the
Republicans, but deserted that party less
than two years ago on account of Its ex
treme high tariff attitude, and espoused the
cause of the Independents. The senator
elect declined last night to state the posi
tion be would take ou leading questions,
farther than that he was in sympathy with
Populist ideas on the monetary and tariff
Questions. He is generally supposed to be
free silver man, but not of the radical
type, and for tariff reform on the line laid
down in the Omaha platform. '
THE SITUATION IN KANSAS,
A Popnllat Who la Getting Tired of the
TOPKKA, Kan., Feb. 8. Representative
Campbell, of Stafford, a member who Mon
day caused the Populist leaders much
trouble by his refusal to submit to caucus
dictation, announces that if it is possible
to get a teat of the ' bouse muddle in the
supreme court before the close of the ses
sion be will bring it about. The leaders
are opposed to this, but there is a growing
disposition among the members to reach an
early settlement, so that the entire session
may not be wasted. The obstructionists
Some Intei-rating Transactions in the State
Aaaenibly Brief Details.
SPRINGKlKLD, Feb. a The senate yester
day deferred until toe ay action in the Blaine
memorial resolution. A resolution for an in
vestigationrof alleged shcool book and school
furniture trusts was adopted. A bill was
introduced regulating the width of wagon
tires and giving a it bate in taxes to per
sons or corporations who use vehicles with
tires three inches n width. The house
adopted Mounts' resolution calling on the
attorney general for an opinion whether
money taken by state officials as interest
on state funds for which they are responsi
ble, can be recovered by the state. There
wasn't a negative vote.
Regarding- Diseh irge of Employee.
A bill was ordered to third reading,
which will undonbte lly pass, that is of in
terest to employes. It prohibits persons,
firms, or corporationt' from requiring from
employes a forfeiture of an amount of their
wages unless said eniploye, when intend
ing to leave, shall give said employer no
tice of such intention, and maker the pen
alty for viol ttiun of this prohibition a sum
of money equal to the forfeiture demanded,
to be paid to the employe. But this pro
hibition shall not apply where said em
ployers agree to give like notice when de
tiring to discbarge an employe, except in
Cases of gross neglect, disobedience, incom
petency, or in case of general suspension
of that special class of labor in his, their
or its factory or shop.
The Sparrow Bounty frill Go.
The bill repealing the sparrow bounty
law was ordered to third reading. Iaug
henry, Republican, offered a resolution
for a constitutional amendment to elect
senators by direct vot of the people. An
attempt by the Democrats to refer this was
defeated 99 to 8. Then Watson, Demo
crat, moved a substitute, to all intents and
purposes the same a the original resolu
tion, and Laughenry immediately accepted
the substitute, which was adopted while
the whole house laughed. Bill were In
troduced: For liquor licenses graduated
according to the size of the town; to pre
vent trade gambling; to regulate sleeping
Offered the State Portfolio.
Boston, Feb. 8. There is a rumor cur
rent that the portfolio of state has been of
fered to John Quincy Adams by the pres
ident elect. -At his residence on Common
wealth avenue Mr. Adams could not be
seen. His secretary r fused to say if there
was any truth in the report.
Wouldn't Indcrse Clarkaon.
Des Moines, la., Feb. ". The Young
Men's Republican clui, after a heated dis
cussion tabled a re-o!ution condemning
the appointment of Judge Jackson to the
GOV- HOGG MAKES REMARKS.
He DociD t Seem to Have the Proper Tex
Austin, Tex., Feb. S A message con
cerning the burning of the negro Smith at
Paris has been prepared by Governor
Hogg for submission to the legislature in
which be says: "It becomes my painful
duty to emphasize to you the necessity of
taking some steps to prevent mob violence
in Texas. Brushing away all sentiment
which should never act ompany punishment
for crime the crime committed at Paris
Is a disgrace to this state; its atrocity, in
humanity and aickeniiig effect on the peo
ple at large cannot le obscured by refer
ence to the previous n t of the culprit him
self In brutally taking the life of an inno
cent child. For his de"d the death penalty
awaited him under the laws.
Bad, Either Way oa Take It.
"The imputation thitt he could not have
been legally executed in any court in this
state is a slander upon the integrity of ev
ery citizen. To contend that his execu
tioners who purposely murdered him can
neither be indicted nor tried in the county
where that crime was committed is a pre
tense and a mockery. So the condition
exists in our state that while one man can
be convicted for murder a hundred men
who nubliclv commit murder cannot be.
have managed to send the senate legislative The laws, therefore, without further legis
approprlation bill back to that body loaded lation may be held in defiance in any cotn
with amendments, but it will be returned ' munlty where the forc are strong enough
to the bouse as soon as the rules of the I to overawe the local officers and set aside
the legal machinery of justice.
Objections to the Republican Bona.
If the Populists should surrender on a
neworganization all the members to whom
they have given seats on contests they
would be left out, and It is probable that
they would demand that the two members
the Republicans have taken in on contests
be dropped. CampbeH.bowever, insists that
the Republican house was not legally or
ganized, although it did originally have
sixty-three members, and that, therefore
In case of a settlement there should be a
new deal all around.
Ilad Lota of Confusion.
Both bouses were in session and at work
at the same time for awhile yesterday aft
ernoon and a scene of confusion equal to
the stormy hours at the opening of the ses
sion resulted. ' Both speakers pounded the
desk for order and both reading clerks
tried to shout each other down in calling
the roll, the members yelling at the top of
their voices m responding. The clerks kept
pace with each other in calling the rolls
and frequently called the name of some
men simultaneously. The Republicans
bad no business before the house, but they
kept op a fire of motions and demands for
roll call apparently' to binder the progress
of business on the other side. It was a
good natured but ridiculous test of lungs,
and finally the clerks desisted from sheer
exhaustion. i . ; i i
Gone Into Investigation.
CllfirENNE, Wyo., Feb. a The legisla
ture has gone Into the Investigation busi
ness. It is charged in the senate that crim
inal attempts have been made to prevent
members from participating im the joint
ballot and committee hRS ben aopointr
NEED HELP AT ONCE
Four Thousand People in Louis
iana Want Food.
AN AI PEAL FOR IMMEDIATE AID.
Forest ad Field Alike Kxhaitsted of Means
of Subsistence and the People Living; On
Nuts Hnllow-Eyed and Gaunt Mothers
and Babies in Every Cabin Suffering
for Bread Hundreds Not Able to Leave
the Scene of Their Misery.
Memphis, Feb. 8. Four thousand peo
ple in Catahoula and Concordia parishes,
in the northern port ion of Louisiana, are
ob the verge of starvation. Information
was received here yesterday that the people
have been driven to desperation by suffer
ing and hunger, a nd unless aid is prompt
ly sent them many deaths from lack of
food will result. The floods of last sum
mer destroyed the crops of the farmers and )
the water remained on the earth so long
that it was impossible to raise either corn,
cotton or sugar cane, and nothing was
planted except some quick maturing veg
etables late in the season. These were soon
exhausted, however, and the farmers were
compelled to sell nearly all of their earthly
possessions to secure food.
The Game All Killed Off.
This was only a temporary makeshift to
keep the wolf from the door, and when they
had nothing else to sell the people went to
the swamps and killed squirrels, rabbits.
and raccoons. They have subsisted entirely
on wild game during the winter, but this
wholesale slaughter has depopulated the
forests of every wild animal larger than a
muskrat. The people here bore up as long
as possible without appealing to the out
side world for assistance. Many moved
away, but there are hundreds of others
who were not able to leave The citizens
of the adjoining parishes divided food with
their suffering neighbors as long as they
Have Been Living on Pecans.
Finally th?y concluded to appeal to the
outside world for help. A committee was
appointed to visit Memphis, New Orleans,
Yicksburg and St.. Louis to solicit aid.
Hugh Watson, editor of The Literty Her
ald, chairman of the relief committee, ar
rived yesterday and made an appeal to the
citizens of Msmpliis for money or provis
ions. The story he tells of the destitution
of those in whose behalf he is enlisted is
one of misery and suffering. The only food
the people have had lately is pecans and
acorns and what little they could buy by
hauling wood long distances to the river
and selling it to the steam boats.
Babies Moaning for Fond.
Scarcely a family in the blighted terri
tory has had a hearty meal for many
weeks. Gaunt-cheeked babies and hollow
eyed mothers unable to attend to their
wants are seen in every cabin, and in many
homes the little ones lie in bed, unable to
do more than moan feebly for bread.
Many of the men have deserted their help
less families for the time being in search of
food, knowing that their presence can do
nothing towari satisfying the hunger of
their loved ones, and hoping to find em
ployment in time to save their lives.
TYPHUS FEVER AT ST. LOUIS.
WRECK NEAR PAN A, ILLS.
A Baggageman Killed and a Score of
ST. Louis, Feb. 8. The Big Four east
bound passenger train which left here at
7:45 last night was wrecked and totally
destroyed one mile east of Pans at a late
The wreck was caused by a broken rail.
Fire then destroyed the whole train, to
eluding two sleepers, the engine only being
The baggageman was killed, six passen
gers were seriously and a dozen more
slightly hurt. No names nor further par
ticulars can be obtained at this writing.
Obituary: At New York. Charles W.
Walworth, LL B , president of the Wal
worth business college; at Belvidere, N. J ,
Ex-Representative Benjamin F. Howey,
aged 68; at Lawrence, Kan., Colonel Sam
uel Walker; st Shawneetown. Ills., James
B Turner; at Atlanta, Ills., Mrs. Mary
Wikel, aged 100; at Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs.
Frank G. Tibb'.ts.
The Peoria graps sugar works were
burned, causing a loss of over (100,000.
Governor Hogg, of Texas, has Issued a
message denouncing the burning of the
negro Smith at Paris as a disgrace to the
James C. Fairbank, of Jacksonville, Til.,
Is dead. He was one of the wealthiest and
best citizens of the county, and bad been
Identified with Us interests for many
Steps are being taken looking to the for
mation of a western association of whole
sale grocers, to include the dealers at all
the leading Missouri and Mississippi river
Twenty-seven men of Fordsville county,
O., contributed an average of $."0 each and
sent an embassador to make a deal with
green goods men. He got the usual bundle,
and the twenty-seven speculators are about
to sue him.
James J. Hamilton, the colored ex-minister
and wife-murderer, has been re-sen
tenced to die by electricity at Sing Sing in
the week beginning March 13.
Master Workman James Hughes, con
victed of extorting money from members
of the Rochester Clothing exchange, has
given himself tip at the Rochester (N. Y.)
1 penitentiary to begin serving his year's
Five of the crew of the Norwegian bark
Alice, which went ashore oft Point
Pleasant. N. Y., were drowned, the
others of the crew being rescued by a life
line. Henry Ward Beecher's statue has been
ordered removed by the Brooklyn common
council from in front of the city hall to
The Philadelphia theatres are nearly tied
tip because the stage hands are on a strike.
They want extra pay for all time over half
an hour they have to stay after the play is
The Governor haa Hopes.
"Our constitution is not so hide-bound
that this condition must continue. Will
the legislature staud by and let this con
dition remain undisturbed, unchanged, any
longer? I hope not. There is no higher
obligation resting on the legislative depart
ment than to have the constitutional
guarantees of protection for life, liberty aud
property respected and obeyed. If taxation
becomes necessary to i aise funds by which
this may be done, I aUvise your honorable
bodies to lav it on and make the people pay
it to the full extent necassary."
Paris Repliea to the Governor.
Paris. Tex.. Feb. 8. News was received
yesterday that the hoc y of Will Butler.
colored, had been found banging to a limb
and riddled with bullets on Hickory creek,
five miles south of thi city. Butler was a
stenson of Henry Smith, who was cre
mated alive here, anc made himself no
torious durir.g the search for Smith by
claiming to know his whereabouts, which
he would not divulge.
Will Extoll the Faris Savagery.
LiARF.DO, lex., oo. e. in response to a
petition circulated by Rev. F. G. Murphy
a mass-meetins of seveial hundred citizens
met and passed resolutions condemning
tne burning of Smith by the citizens of
Fans. The resoiutiont aenounce what is
termed "an orgy of tor ure and a festival
of agony." Other cit zeus wno disagree
with the resolutions have called another
meeting to vo.ee a contrary sentiment.
There are 67,000,000 t ma of gold-bearing
fjuarirntjQjieJ3Ven. 'roruXr'S-J1" JJ wsf.c
A Panic in the College of Physicians and
ST. IOCTS, Feb. 8. A sensation was cre
ated yesterday by the announcement that
eighty students attending the College of
Physicians and Surgeons at the corner of
Jefferson avenue and Gamble street, had
left for home yesterday morning on ac
count of the snrtden death of three students, j
The excitement was intensified by the re
port that the deat hs were caused by what
is feared is typhus fever. The dead are:
George Hemdon, of western Kentucky,
died Friday; Fred II. White, of San An
tonio, Tex., died yesterday morning; and
David H. Brown, of this city, died yester
Why Mot Call It "Heart Failure?"
The students were attacked by symptoms
which the physicians were unable to as
crible to either virulent scarlet fever,
cerebro spinal meningitis or cerebral ty
phus, and in issuing the death certificates
the facts were submitted to the health de
partment. In the case of Student White
the health commissioner issued a certificate
of scarlet fever. It is believed the disease
was contracted in the dissecting room.
THE FOOL AND THE DYNAMITE.
Unfortunately Others Suffer for Hie Fool
Shkrmak, Tex., Feb. 8, James Sebas
tian, living a few miles west of here,
brought home some dynamite to clear
land. Monday while Dan Brewer and
William Denton were at Sebastian's house
in the same room with Mrs. Sebastian and
three children Sebastian dropped some
dynamite on the stove. The house was
demolished and the ruins caught fin.
The neighbors by hard work saved the in
mates from a horrible deith, althongh
several will probably die of their injuries.
Brewer s eyes were burned out and one
cheek blown off. Sebastian's left hand
was blown to pieces. Mrs. Sebastian and
the three children are seriously injured.
More Facts. from Pine Ridge.
Pink Ridge Agency, S. D., Feb. 8. It is
now definitely settled that only two of the
four white men murdered belonged to
Humphrey camp. They were Rodney
Royce, of Wisconsin, and Kmanuel Ben
nett, of Breckenridge. The two strangers
were James Bacon and William Kelly, two
boys, aged 13 and 16 years respectively.
Every particular obtainable points to a pre
meditated murder. Policeman Bear Runs-
In-The-Woods reports to Agent Brown that
he talked to the murderers and that they
told him that the murder was planned be
fore its execution.
FACE AND FIQURB
show it, if you're a healthy
woman. They'll have a
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matter vhat your features.
Perfect health, with its clear
skin, rosy cheeks, and bright
eyes, is enough to make any
To get perfect health, us
faithfully Dr. Pierce's Fa
vorite Prescription. That
regulates and promotes all
the proper functions of wo
manhood, improves diges
tion, enriches the blood, dis
pels aches and pains, brings
refreshing sleep, and restores
health, flesh and strength.
For periodical pains prolapsus and
Other displacements, bearing-down sen
sations, nnd "female complaints" gen
erally, it is so effective that it ean be
guaranteed. Jt it iioesn t Denent or cure,
you have your money back. Is anything
that isnt'sold in this way likely to be
"just as good."
IT SAVED HIS BABY.
What better recomendation can
uere is a remedy tfcat never
fails in case of croup
Remember the name.
It is Raid's German Cough
and Kidney Care.
Here is the testimony of one
who has tried it.
Kansas City, Mo., Nov 30, 92
Sylvan Remedy Co.
Gentlemen; My baby, nine
teen months old, is very much
subject to croup. Recently, we
have been induced to use Reid'a
German Cough and Kidney
Cure and we no longer dread
the attack. Two doses gives
fnll relief. We give it freely
and do not fear an overdose.
J. W. Marsh,
Mgr. Depot 202 E. Fifth St.
Transfer Co. Kansas Citv, Mc
Driffill & Gleim
Keeps the finest line of
Good Roads for Wisconsin.
Madison, Wis., Feb. 8. In both houses
of the legislature yesterday similar bills
were introduced providing a system of per
manent road construction and mainte
nance in rural districts. The work must
be done by three county commissioners,
appointed by the circuit judge. Property
holders for one mils on each side of a road
are to pay 20 per cent, of the cost, and the
county the balance. The goveruor has ap
pointed Jeremiah Dobbs commissioner of
labor statistics and D. L. Harkness dairy
and food commissioner. Both confirmed
Sunday Opening Yet I'ndecided. .
Washington, Feb. 7. The question of
opening the World's fair on Sundays is
still undecided by the house committee on
the Columbian exposition. A meeelng for
Will, TiraiCfl 121 ZSIZSTUTIM.
' The road to
ering the great
in tne war
kale rest an
train service ;
and Ohio Ky.
trrougnthe l at
tlrfirlda of Vir
tfae most pictur
The F. r
Is the only din
ing car train.
Ail the through
trains are light.
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cities. Suits made to your measure from $20 to $40; Trou
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Never before heard of prices,
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Sour Mash Whisky
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